Electronic Resources and Reference Librarian

Employer Website: https://apply.interfolio.com/83159

Bard College seeks an Electronic Resources and Reference Librarian. This is a full-time, 12 month per year position reporting to the Director of the Library.  This full-time position oversees the allocation and management of the Library’s electronic research databases, streaming media, access and discovery tools, essential components of a broad portfolio that ensures equitable access to research materials. Working in a highly collaborative environment, the Electronic Resources & Reference Librarian partners with colleagues, College IT, faculty and students to choose digital resources that are responsive to the needs of a dynamic curriculum, a wide array of patrons, and a college community with a strong commitment to social justice and the liberal arts. In addition, this position will liaise with first-generation students and the Office of Equity and Inclusion.  The successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, gender identity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.

Bard College’s main campus is in Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y., with 1,900 undergraduate students; the College also includes multiple graduate programs. The 1,000-acre campus sits along the Hudson River and offers the Fisher Performing Arts Center, and Hessel Museum of Art, and is the home of the Bard Prison Initiative, the largest college-degree-granting prison education program in the U.S. The Bard Network also includes several Bard High School Early Colleges across the country as well as international campuses and partnerships. The Bard Network is complex and demonstrates Bard’s priorities well in addition to the College’s emphasis on civic engagement.  

Bard College is a private institution working in the public interest. Bard faculty and staff lead their students by example, building upon the existing network of boundary-breaking programs focused on rethinking who can and should be included in a liberal arts education. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
The Electronic Resources & Reference Librarian will be part of an energetic and creative team of professionals committed to supporting student success. The ERRL will: Other duties include:Participation in library and campus committees, and professional organizations is encouraged.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references through Interfolio.com at:  http://apply.interfolio.com/83159

Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.  Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.