Fwd: Harvard University Library Posting Jennifer Goldstein 24 Jan 2008 19:15 UTC

>Please post this position. Thank you in advance for your help. Please let
>me know if you need more information.
>Best, Jen Goldstein
>Harvard University
>Department: Harvard University Library (HUL)
>Job Title: E-Resources Librarian
>Location: Cambridge, MA
>Full Time - 9am - 5pm; Grade 56
>For salary & benefit information please visit the following web site for
>more information: http://www.employment.harvard.edu/.
>To apply to this position please apply by visiting this web site:
>E-Resources Librarian
>Duties And Responsibilities:
>Under the direction of the E-resources Licensing Specialist, incumbent is
>responsible for a broad range of duties and activities related to the
>acquisition and implementation of networked electronic resources for the
>Harvard libraries. Incumbent works and collaborates with colleagues
>throughout the libraries, in the central e-resource management unit, & in
>the Office for Information Systems. Implements new e-resources in
>E-Research @ Harvard Libraries (MetaLib), Find It @ Harvard (SFX), MARCit,
>EZ-Proxy, local ERM system, and vendor interfaces to insure implementation
>in a timely manner. Troubleshoots problems with existing e-resources
>(databases, e-books, e-journals) and Harvard Libraries' systems related to
>e-resources. Communicate with vendors, staff and end users. Initiates
>trials and communicates with vendors regarding set-up issues. Oversees the
>financial processing of invoices and balancing of accounts for cost shared
>e-resources. Maintains documentation on the E-resources Management and
>Licensing documentation web site (i-site), including management
>information, usage statistics received from vendors, license information,
>financial data, and committee documents. Maintains accurate information
>about e-resources and e-journals in the e-resource management database
>(ERM) .Researches library holdings for prospective acquisitions and
>renewals & prepares background materials for evaluation purposes. Trains
>clerical & student staff in a variety of tasks to support digital
>acquisitions activities. Other duties & projects as assigned.
>Required Education, Experience and Skills Required:
>Master's degree in Library Science with 2 - 3 years experience in a
>academic library setting, preferably in acquisitions or serials. Knowledge
>of Harvard e-resources and familiarity with Harvard library structure &
>collections strongly preferred. Strong computer skills including:
>proficiency in HTML authoring and design, Microsoft Office Suite (Word,
>Excel, and Access or comparable database program).
>Additional requirements & information:
>Well-organized individual with excellent attention to detail. Good oral
>and written communication skills. Demonstrated interest in and
>understanding of the management of networked information resources in
>libraries. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast-paced,
>collaborative service environment. The Harvard University Library Office
>for Information Systems (OIS) provides information systems and services
>that support the work of the Harvard Libraries. The HUL e-resource
>management unit within OIS provides access to over 19,000 e-journal titles
>and 675 databases. For more information please visit the OIS web site: