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Electronic Services Librarian

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Electronic Services Librarian
Job Description

Manages the library’s electronic information resources, improving access to electronic resources, and provides technical support, including assistance with authentication, license agreements and payments.

Essential Duties Summary

Provides faculty, students, and others access to and assistance in using electronic resources. Helps with the evaluation and acquisition of electronic resources. Maintains and makes accessible content files of electronic resources. Collects and reports appropriate user and system statistics and provides year-end reports. Assists department accounting unit as needed in maintaining subscription status, licensing information, and payments. Arranges trials of new resources and eBooks acquisitions.
Provides reference services as part of the reference team, including participation in the faculty-liaison program, co-teaching, providing selective in-class bibliographic training, and virtual reference.
Acts as technology resource for various library applications. Coordinating with the University IT unit as needed, implements various computer applications to update webpage content and design displays on the library’s webpage, develops and produces Research Guides, and contributes to projects such as the development library Facebook and Twitter presence.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution or its equivalent required; some experience with integrated library systems, preferably Voyager; knowledge of electronic information sources; ability to work effectively with a diverse population with many different levels of technical capability.

Preferred Qualifications


Physical Demands

Handling library materials of various sizes; frequent walking that may involve using stairs in library; sitting at a desk using keyboard and mouse; extensive reading, digital and in print; using telephone.

Location Fayette, IA

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number AS29P
Open Date 07/25/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity? (Please be specific)

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Have you worked in Higher Ed before?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you a current employee of the university?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents