Current on issues, trends, and technologies in electronic resource management, data collection, analysis and reporting
Manages the Electronic Resources Management System (EBSCO), including knowledge base management, overlap analysis, link resolver configuration, and URLs.
Ensures remote access to databases by providing EZ Proxy configurations to network manager and troubleshooting setup problems with publishers when necessary.
Coordinates all activities related to the library’s automated system & access to online resources
Collaborative decision making on library automation system functions
Collaborates with staff to manage and maintain library website content
Works closely with library team, Information Technology and vendors to resolve technical issues
Provides professional online reference services as needed
Liaisons with assigned academic departments, including collection development and instructional duties.
Reads professional literature and attends professional meetings and workshops
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent oral and written communication skills working with faculty, students, vendors, and colleagues
Ability to help students, faculty, and staff in a professional manner.
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality is essential.
Skill in use of online technology to deliver library services
Ability to deal with high volume of work in a short period of time
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with internal and external parties to resolve access issues related to electronic resources and to adapt to changing environments and priorities
Experience with integrated library systems (SirsiDynix Symphony preferred); discovery services (EBSCO EDS preferred); link resolver; LibGuides Content Management System; and LibAnswers
Experience with the technical procedures of acquiring and maintaining library resources
Knowledge of the electronic product market, publishing issues, pricing models, and licensing
Initiative and demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively
Very detailed oriented with analytical and quantitative skills preferred
Must uphold and support the mission and values of Lubbock Christian University
Be a committed and active member of their church (Church of Christ preferred)
Available to work evenings and weekends
Education and Experience:
American Library Association accredited Master’s Degree;
3 years of electronic resources experience in an academic library
Physical Demands: While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee will be required to do the following:
Walk a long distance around campus and in buildings.
Required to regularly sit and stand.
Frequently use wrist, hands and/or fingers to make small repetitive movements such as typing, distributing mail and picking up small objects.
Required to lift packages and/or move heavy objects, 50 lbs.
Push and pull book carts up to 1,000 pounds
Possible exposure to dust, fumes, mechanical and electrical hazards
Able to climb multiple flights of stairs and stand on step-stools to reach materials
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