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Electronic Resources Librarian

Electronic Resources Librarian

Description: Carroll College, a private, Catholic liberal arts college located in Helena, Montana is seeking an innovative, passionate, and collaborative individual knowledgeable about current issues and trends in ERM to manage the electronic resources and serials operations of the Corette Library.  We seek a skilled librarian for this 11-month benefitted, 35 hour per week position who will be responsible for:

  • Sharing administrative duties for our library services platform (Alma/Primo) with the Web Services Librarian;
  • Coordinating the evaluation, acquisition, marketing, and maintenance of electronic resources and print serials, including shared institutional and consortia resources;
  • Tracking and analyzing usage statistics, along with trends and ongoing developments in areas related to the entire life cycle of e-resources, to inform future collections, resource management workflow, and budget decisions and for annual reporting purposes;
  • Troubleshooting access issues within discovery service, knowledge base, and link resolver;
  • Collaborating with faculty and library staff to develop and offer classroom instruction and information literacy guides and programs;
  • Providing user-centered reference assistance and support to students, faculty, staff, and community patrons;
  • Working specified hours providing service at the library’s information desk, including some evening shifts, which could include a rotating monthly Saturday shift;
  • Assisting the Circulation Supervisor in onboarding, supervising, and managing library student workers;
  • Representing Carroll College in TRAILS, particularly on the E-Resources Committee (and, if of interest, the Collection Development Committee).

Qualifications:  The successful candidate will have a graduate degree in library science from an ALA-accredited degree program; one year of electronic resources work experience in an academic library or similar setting; knowledge of, or experience with, library-specific information systems and technologies, such as integrated library systems, content management systems, and institutional repositories; commitment and demonstrated ability to cooperate in a team environment and maintain effective and respectful working relationships with all library personnel; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as a strong service orientation. Preferred candidates will have knowledge of Primo/Alma software and experience managing electronic resources and/or serials. 

To Apply: For priority consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references.  Please submit all materials electronically to employment@carroll.edu by December 15, 2021.  Position will remain open until filled.   Finalists for the position will be asked to provide a written response to Carroll College’s mission statement, https://www.carroll.edu/mission-catholic-identity/mission-statement

Carroll College offers a great benefits package, wellness programs, tickets to home athletic events and tuition waivers. Carroll also offers a very generous holiday and paid leave benefit package along with competitive wages. Carroll College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Carroll Campus
Dates Posted: 
11/18/2021 to 12/15/2021
Employment type: 
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