Thursday, February 23, 2017

Bakersfield – CSU, Bakersfield – Library Electronic Resource Management Coordinator

Opening Date: Feb, 21 2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Job Starting Date: July or August 2017

California State University, Bakersfield seeks a productive and effective librarian for Electronic
Resource Management Coordinator (ERM). The successful candidate will make significant professional
contributions to the Walter W. Stiern Library, a teaching-learning facility fully integrated with technology to support the overall mission of the University. The library, with 150,000 square feet on five levels, opened in 1994, and contains more than half a million physical and wide-ranging digital resources. The library is a major campus technology center that is actively involved in student learning and is a hub for public and campus engagement.

Reporting directly to the Dean of the Library, the ERM Coordinator will work collaboratively with users, library colleagues, vendors, and CSU Chancellor's Office personnel to provide, manage, and maintain timely access to all the library's electronic resources including subscription databases, full-text article links, e-books, and other e-resources; implement and provide easy access to all e-resource usage data and analysis.

Required Qualifications:
Masters in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program.

Demonstrated knowledge of electronic access management including:
Link resolver and proxy server operations
Open URL resources
Authentication programs
Technical and access issues
Configuring and monitoring COUNTER and SUSHI monthly statistics reporting
Using spreadsheets, data report tools, and data analysis methods
Doing basic cataloging including knowledge of MARC, RDA and/or Dublin Core
Developing SpringShare LibGuides
Working with e-resource licensing and copyright issues
Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
Commitment to excellence in public service
Excellent organizational, analytic, and technology skills
Successfully demonstrated:
Record of personal initiative, thoroughness, detail-oriented, completing tasks in a timely manner, meeting deadlines, multi-tasking, prioritizing, and flexibility in changing environments
Independent problem-solving and decision-making
Ability to work well in a team oriented environment, both collaboratively and collegially
Ability to work effectively with and enjoy assisting students, faculty, colleagues, and community members in a diverse, multicultural setting
Ability to meet the requirements of retention, promotion, and tenure
 Commitment to professional development

Preferred Qualifications:
At least two years of relevant work experience in a library setting
All competencies as stated in the Core Competencies for Electronic Resources Librarians
Experience working with Alma and Primo systems
Experience working with SFX and EZ Proxy
Experience using XML and HTML coding
Effective library instruction and reference skills with demonstrated knowledge and use of academic
electronic and print resources
Academic Library experience
Record of academic achievement

Application Process: This position will remain open until filled. Preference will be given to applications submitted by Monday, March 20, 2017. To apply, please send your letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcript(s) for all graduate work, and names and contact information of three professional references to Prior to hiring, official transcripts will be required. - See more at:

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