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Assistant Librarian of Electronic Resources, SUNY Broome Community College (Binghamton, NY)

SUNY Broome Community College seeks an innovative and personable Electronic Resources Librarian.  The ideal candidate shall be energized by seeking the best way to organize and process our electronic collections to meet the needs of our students and faculty.  This is a 12-month, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Librarian.

The Electronic Resources Librarian works in collaboration with the reference staff, the Access Services and the Systems Librarian to ensure that our print and electronic collections are accurate and easily accessible to users.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, management of the library’s serials and electronic resources, including monitoring subscriptions, collecting usage statistics, arranging trials, and troubleshooting access problems; maintaining awareness of emerging technologies related to electronic resources and promoting electronic resources.  The Electronic Resources Librarian will implement and maintain electronic collections and services in Ex Libris Alma for delivery through the Primo discovery service.  This Librarian will also have collection development and liaison duties in assigned subject areas; and will participate in providing reference and library instruction.

A Masters’ degree from ALA-accredited Library and Information Science program required.  Additional graduate work in an appropriate field desirable.  Three years of professional library experience, or an appropriate combination of librarianship, relevant work experience, and scholarly activity.  Demonstrated experience supporting electronic resources, reference services, library instruction or post-secondary teaching experience, and collection development.  Strong analytical, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills and flexibility in the workplace required.  Preference given to candidates with experience in managing electronic resources and/or services, compiling and analyzing database usage data and overlap analysis, familiarity with access management tools such as link resolvers and EZproxy, and experience working with Ex Libris Aleph and Ex Libris Alma.  Salary range is  $56,582 to $70,728.

Application materials must be received by Friday, October 19, 2018.  Interested applicants may apply online at:http://www.sunybroome.edu/employment.

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