[Metadatalibrarians] Job opening: Bard College Electronic Resources Librarian

Amber Billey abilley at bard.edu
Thu Apr 18 08:48:07 PDT 2019

Come to beautiful upstate NY and work with me!


Bard CollegeElectronic Resources LibrarianThis twelve-month position
oversees the allocation and management of the Library’s electronic research
databases, streaming media, access and discovery tools. The Electronic
Resources Librarian collaborates with colleagues, College IT, faculty and
patrons to choose electronic resources that are responsive to the needs of
a dynamic curriculum and a college community with a strong commitment to
social justice and the liberal arts. This position negotiates with vendors
and works with consortia to obtain favorable pricing and terms. The
Electronic Resources Librarian initiates activation of resources, and
maintains licenses, access, payment, and reporting. The position maintains
electronic resource records in III Sierra’s ERM module.

The Electronic Resources Librarian will be part of a dynamic and creative
team of professionals committed to supporting student success. They share
hours at the reference desk, provide one-on-one research help, and
collaborate on instruction, outreach and programming initiatives.
Participation in library and campus committees and professional
organizations is encouraged and expected.

Candidates should have knowledge of software pertinent to the
administrative functions of databases, and familiarity with tools for the
analysis of usage data. Candidates should be aware of trends, standards,
technologies, and other developments in the management of electronic
resources, particularly in the area of open-access resources, librarianship
and copyright issues.  Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program and
three years’ minimum experience is required.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and the names of three
contact references through Interfolio.com at:

Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications
from those who contribute to our diversity.

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