Electronic Resources Librarian

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Department: Library
Employer: State of New York
Payroll Title: Senior Assistant Librarian, NSN3
Bargaining Unit: UUP (State University Professional Services Unit)
Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications
Work type: Full-time
Location: Syracuse
Categories: Physician, Faculty & Librarians

Job Summary:

Coordinate access to electronic resources, including establish and maintain access to resources in the library management system, ensure the accuracy of holdings to optimize link resolver performance, perform first-tier troubleshooting, analysis, and resolution of access issues; Manage Library website content and assist with LibGuide content management; Coordinate Upstate's participation in the SUNY Open Access Repository (OpenRespository/DSpace), including create and organize sub-communities and collections, oversee the submission of manuscripts and the import and assignment of metadata, implement improved workflows to reduce barriers and improve usage; Manage OpenAthens user accounts to ensure appropriate access to Library resources; Coordinate the implementation of SUNY's Electronic and Information Technology (EIT) Accessibility Guidelines for Library electronic resources and web accessibility; Serve as library management and discovery systems (Alma/Primo) administrative back up; Collaborate with and support discovery, systems, and/acquisitions staff on larger projects; Assist with basic technical support for Library staff as back up to Library Technology/Specialist; Contribute to the Library's efforts to promote diversity and belonging at Upstate and in our communities. Serving on library, faculty, and university wide committees. This is a tenure track faculty appointment.  

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program; Demonstrated problem solving experience; Evidence of successful collaboration; Evidence of a strong customer service orientation required. *Candidates may be considered at a different title/rank and salary based on qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications:

Academic or medical library experience; working knowledge of library electronic resource management; Web content management experience; Familiarity with Ex Libris, Alma/Primo; Familiarity with open access institutional repositories preferred. 

Work Days:

Monday - Friday, Days

Message to Applicants:  
Recruitment  Office: Human Resources
Executive Order: Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.              


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability or other protected classes under State and Federal law.

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