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Saturday, December 19, 2009

F/T - Electronic Resources Librarian - College of New Rochelle

Electronic Resources Librarian

The College of New Rochelle is seeking a dynamic, service-oriented individual to fill the position of Electronic Resources Librarian. This is a full-time, tenure track position, available immediately, reporting to the Dean of the Library.

Responsibilities include:

· Coordination of campus-wide selection, acquisition, maintenance, access, and licensing of electronic information resources purchased or leased from publishers, aggregators, and other vendors.

· Develop policies and procedures for managing of electronic resources; oversee licensing and compliance, tracking status, access/technology issues, database specifications, and statistical reports.

· Responsible for implementing, updating and maintaining linking capabilities for electronic resources

· Negotiate agreements with vendors, serve as point of contact concerning consortial agreements and represent the interests of all campuses.

· Track developments of new and changing electronic services and resources; manage trial programs; analyze options for database access; and make recommendations for library staff.

· Participate as a member of a team charged with evaluating user interface options

· Share Reference Desk coverage and participate in the planning, implementation, and teaching of library instruction.

· Create tutorials, research guides, and other learning and information tools, in both print and Web-based formats

· Serve as Liaison to College departments and/or schools providing orientation and instruction to students, faculty and staff with efforts directed to digital resources.

· Participation in College governance bodies and professional development activities.

· Supervise Library’s print periodical collection (Innovative Interfaces Inc. Serials Module)

· Supervision of one full time assistant.

Required Qualifications: Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited library and information science program, or equivalent (second Master degree required for tenure); experience with managing access issues associated with electronic resources; knowledge and understanding of electronic publishing; working knowledge of bibliographic and metadata tools (e.g., MARC, OCLC); demonstrated ability to manage technical projects; demonstrated commitment to customer service and collaborative approaches; ability to work independently, managing a complex workload in an on time, effective manner with minimum supervision; strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; ability to work well as part of a team; ability to work evenings and weekends; firm commitment to the Library’s Statement of Objectives and College Mission.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Innovative Interfaces Inc. and Serials Solutions products; developing / maintaining e-resource management tools and serial records; Demonstrated experience using database management programs (e.g., Microsoft Access); knowledge of trends in resource connectivity (e.g., XML) and OpenSource.

Salary and Benefits: commensurate with education and experience.

Send letter of interest, CV and 3 references to:

Ana E. Fontoura


Gill Library

The College of New Rochelle

29 Castle Place

New Rochelle, NY 10805

The College of New Rochelle is a Catholic college in the Ursuline tradition and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds who will contribute to our unique educational mission. To learn more about Gill Library and The College of New Rochelle, visit our website at:


Ana E. Fontoura


Gill Library

The College of New Rochelle

29 Castle Place

New Rochelle, NY 10805



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