[Eril-l] Job Opportunity: Electronic Resources Librarian at Tulane University

Montgomery, Kathrine E kmontgom at tulane.edu
Tue May 17 15:18:23 PDT 2022

Electronic Resources Librarian
Tulane University Libraries, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana

Based in the Technical Services Division of the Tulane University Libraries, the Electronic Resources Librarian is responsible for all activities related to e-resources management. This position communicates with vendors about new and existing resources and oversees licensing, renewals, activation, statistics collection, and authentication. The Libraries use Alma, Primo VE, OpenAthens, and EZProxy for e-resource management, discovery, connection, and authentication. The incumbent works with vendors for those and other resources as well as with Tulane University Information Technology for authentication and troubleshooting. The position closely collaborates with all library staff and users for e-resources issues, and partners with the Chief Collections Officer and the Head, Acquisitions and Electronic Resources to ensure seamless access to critical journals, databases, and other online resources. 3 FTE staff positions report to the incumbent. The Electronic Resources Librarian reports to the Head, Acquisitions and Electronic Resources.

The full position description and application instructions are available at  https://library.tulane.edu/about/job-opportunities.

Tulane & New Orleans Information

Tulane University is an AAU/Carnegie I/ARL Research Institution located in beautiful uptown New Orleans bordering Audubon Park and the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line (listed on the United States National Register of Historic Places). For more information about Tulane, visit  https://library.tulane.edu/about-tulane-university.

TUL consist of four physical locations across two campuses and employ ca. 110 full-time staff and librarians. The libraries serve Tulane's nine schools and one undergraduate college with over 4.6 million books and physical items; 1.2 million eBooks; nearly 200,000 online journals; 900 databases; and distinctive collections that focus on the many facets of New Orleans's music, history, and culture. The Libraries also hosts Open Access journals, online exhibits, and the Tulane University Digital Library. For more information about the Libraries, visit  https://library.tulane.edu/about/facts-about-libraries.

Salary & Benefits

The anticipated salary range is $55,000 - $63,000. Tulane University offers a competitive benefits package that includes relocation assistance, tuition assistance, support for professional development and travel, and competitive health insurance and retirement contributions.  Flexible work arrangements are also available. For more details, visit  https://hr.tulane.edu/benefits/benefits.

Hiring Statement

Tulane University Libraries is committed to integrating diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) into all aspects of our work and environment. We acknowledge that reaching these DEIA goals will strengthen our institution and allow for new directions in growth. We also acknowledge that we currently have barriers to embedding DEIA in our organization.  Work is being done across TUL to investigate and address these barriers, create actionable objectives, and implement programming and structural change. You can learn more about some of those efforts on the TUL Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee <https://library.tulane.edu/about/html/diversity-equity-inclusion-committee> page and the Tulane Strategy for Tomorrow <https://tulane.edu/racial-equity/strategy-for-tomorrow> website. Tulane University Libraries is committed to building a diverse workplace that welcomes and values all people, and we encourage you to apply if you have transferable skills and experience.

Kathrine Montgomery
Head of Acquisitions and ERM
Howard-Tilton Memorial Library
Tulane University
kmontgom at tulane.edu

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