Electronic Resources and Information Technology Librarian
John F. Reed Library
Fort Lewis College
The Electronic Resources and Information Technology Librarian is a full-time, 12-month, exempt librarian position reporting to the Library Director. The Electronic Resources and Information Technology Librarian is responsible for the oversight of electronic resources, the library website, the Online Patron Access Catalog (OPAC), and software service technologies. Start date is May 1, 2014.
The Electronic Resources and Information Technology Librarian manages the E-resources budget and maintains administration of various online platforms. This position manages the Library’s database and resource integration and access systems. Exploring and implementing new technologies that impact library services will also be a function of the position. The position may also supervise Interlibrary Loan operations. The Electronic Resources and Information Technology Librarian will perform regular librarian duties such as bibliographic instruction, reference, collection development, and be a liaison to academic departments.
§ ALA accredited master’s degree in library or information science or equivalent
§ Experience sufficient to perform the responsibilities of the job
§ Demonstrated ability to work independently
§ Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
§ Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communications skills
§ Demonstrated organizational and problem solving skills
§ Library instruction experience, especially in a classroom setting
§ Library reference experience
Responsibilities: Electronic Resources
§ Administer the Library’s electronic resource and database acquisitions
§ Manage and maintain the E-resources budget
§ Maintain administration of various online platforms required for e-resource access and update the Electronic Resource Management spreadsheet for databases (Goldrush)
§ Manage the Library’s database and resource integration and access systems (Discovery, proxy, and OpenURL service)
Web and Technology
§ Administer Library website maintenance and design (CMS and HTML) and associated mobile app
§ Manage the Online Patron Access Catalog (OPAC) within the Integrated Library System (III Millennium)
§ Oversee other software service technologies, such as RefWorks and LibGuide database list and Google Analytics
§ Explore and implement new technologies that impact or improve library services, resources and tools
§ Act as facilitator of Library Web Team
§ May supervise all operations of the Interlibrary Loan department, including the management and troubleshooting of the software used (i.e. ILLiad and Rapid)
§ May supervise library staff member in the Interlibrary Loan department
§ Teach library instruction sessions in composition courses
§ Provide reference services at the reference desk by appointment and online. This may include one evening per week on the reference desk
§ Teach faculty requested bibliographic instruction sessions
§ Participate in library governance via the Librarian’s Council and other teams
§ Prepare statistical and managerial reports
§ Participate in collection development for assigned academic department liaison areas
§ Offer bibliographic instruction to liaison academic departments as requested
§ Pursue professional growth and development
§ Other duties as assigned
$48,000.00 annually, plus full benefits package
Electronically submit the following in PDF format:
1. A letter of interest that addresses the required and preferred qualifications and responsibilities
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Contact information of three current professional references
Application packets should be e-mailed directly to:
Stacey Peters: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “E-Resources Librarian” in the subject line
Applications received by February 17, 2014 will receive full consideration.
The position will remain open until filled.
The successful candidate will be required to submit official transcripts, allow us to contact references, complete the FLC application, and pass a background check.
Fort Lewis College does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, political beliefs, or veteran status. Accordingly, equal opportunity for employment, admission, and education shall be extended to all persons. The College shall promote equal opportunity, equal treatment, and affirmative action efforts to increase the diversity of students, faculty, and staff. People from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
About Fort Lewis College and Durango
Fort Lewis College is Colorado's public liberal arts college, offering baccalaureate degree programs in the arts, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences as well as professional programs in applied sciences, teacher education, and business administration. The college has a diverse student body with an enrollment of about 4,000 from 46 states and 10 nations, 20% Native American, and 8% Hispano. The campus is located on a mesa top at the foothills of the San Juan Mountains as it converges with the desert Southwest. The College contributes directly to the cultural and economic vitality of the area. Durango is the hub of Southwestern Colorado, situated in a beautiful mountain valley with nearby peaks reaching 14,000+ feet. A mild four-season climate allows numerous opportunities for skiing, fishing, biking, golfing, etc. With an area population of 45,000, Durango is cosmopolitan for its size and is served by major airlines with direct connections to Denver, Phoenix, and Dallas. It is 3.5 hours driving distance from Albuquerque, N.M.