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Georgetown University is seeking a dynamic, forward thinking Electronic 
Resources Librarian to manage various aspects of its rapidly growing 
electronic resources collection.  Under the general direction of the 
Head of the Electronic Resources & Serials Unit, the Electronic 
Resources Librarian is responsible for managing and maintaining the 
complex functions of the Library's electronic resources, including 
e-books, and its services. This includes acquisitions, cataloging, 
technical support, OpenURL technical configurations, management of an 
Electronic Resources Management System, vendor relations and usage 
statistics. This position will also contribute to the development and 
implementation of plans, policies and procedures for the acquisition, 
management, discovery and technical maintenance of electronic resources, 
including the evaluation and implementation of new systems and 
customizing public interfaces of those systems. In addition to these 
responsibilities, this position will direct and supervise special 
projects for the Unit; serve on library and university-wide committees 
and task forces and participate in library-wide initiatives as required; 
serve as back-up to Systems Librarian for Technical Services and Library 
Information Technology tasks; and serve as a back-up to the Head of the 
Electronic Resources and Serials Unit, advising the Library staff on 
matters pertaining to electronic resources access issues as needed.



Qualifications:

     Masters degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited 
institution, or equivalent degree required
     Minimum of two years of experience working with electronic 
resources and/or serials in an academic library environment
     Experience with mainstream Electronic Resources Management systems 
(e.g. Serials Solutions, Verdi, etc.)
     Experience with electronic resources linking technologies (360Link, 
openURL) and knowledge bases
     Experience with electronic resources usage statistics standard 
(COUNTER), protocol (SUSHI) and WSDL technologies
     Experience with AACR, MARC and national cataloging standards
     Experience with LC Classification and LC Subject Headings
     Experience with a bibliographic utility and an integrated library 
system, preferably OCLC and III
     Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
     Superior problem-solving and organizational skills
     Strong analytical skills as demonstrated in previous work 
assignments are essential
     Demonstrated ability to adapt to rapid change and to exercise 
creativity and initiative
     Record of participation and/or contribution in library professional 
organizations
     Must have strong commitment to service, and the ability to work 
collaboratively in a dynamic environment, with all levels of patrons and 
staff



Salary/Benefits/Rank:

Salary commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefits package 
including 21 days paid leave per year; medical; TIAA/CREF; tuition 
assistance. This is a 12-month, Academic/Administrative Professional 
(AAP) appointment.



Apply online at http://www.library.georgetown.edu/employment  Review of 
applications begins immediately and continues until filled.



Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.