[Eril-l] Job posting: Electronic Resources Access & Discovery Librarian, Boston College

Young Moon young.moon.2 at bc.edu
Mon Aug 6 09:34:20 PDT 2018

**Please excuse cross-posting**

Boston College seeks a knowledgeable and innovative individual for the
position of Electronic Resources Access & Discovery Librarian. The
successful candidate, under the supervision of Head of Resource Acquisition
& Management, establishes and maintains online access to licensed and open
access electronic resources. This position works closely with vendors and
other library staff to provide quality control of e-resources links and
knowledge bases, and ensures consistent access to library
electronic holdings across multiple discovery and access platforms.


   - Focus on establishing and maintaining online access to electronic
   resources licensed by Boston College Library and open access resources
   - Collaborate with Electronic Resources Librarian, Resource Acquisitions
   Librarian and other library staff to ensure the smooth development and
   implementation of electronic resources workflows
   - Participate in planning and implementing new services, and supporting
   and improving existing services
   - Responsible for ensuring consistency in service quality, best
   practices, and procedures
   - Work as a team member to resolve problem reports and ensure patron
   access to electronic resources is not interrupted
   - Serve on committees related to e-resources access, discovery and
   delivery, identifying workflows and ensuring that action items are brought
   to the attention of appropriate technical services staff
   - Serve on the Budget Group and the Finance Group, developing reports
   and analysis of financial data as well as providing supports for budget
   management and planning
   - Stay abreast of emerging trends and best practices related
   to e‐resources
   - Play an active role in e‐resource related projects and initiatives as
   - Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $58,450 to $73,050; salary
   commensurate with relevant experience


   - MLS or Master’s degree in Information Science required.
   - 3 years of library technical services experience required, preferably
   in an academic library
   - Experience with supporting electronic resource lifecycle activities
   - Experience with discovery systems, link resolvers, and proxy server
   - Experience with collections and budget analysis
   - Experience with usability testing
   - Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across departments and
   with partner institutions
   - Understanding of database issues, and the interoperability needs to
   support Alma and Primo
   - Strong analytical skills and experience with statistical analysis,
   including producing reports and communicating findings
   - Familiarity with metadata and cataloging rules for serials and
   electronic resources
   - Requires a thorough understanding of electronic resources, including
   awareness of issues of vendors, consortia, packages, aggregators,
   platforms, licensing, pricing models, and financial and statistical
   management needs
   - Excellent oral and written communication skills

Salary Range: $58,450 to $73,050; salary commensurate with relevant

About Boston College:

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located
six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time
undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31
among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE
faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million,
and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.

More information and to apply: https://bc.csod.com/ats/career


Young Joo Moon
Head of Resource Acquisition & Management
O'Neill Library
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
voice (617) 552-3207
fax (617) 552-1089
email: moonyo at bc.edu
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