Under the general
direction of the Library Director, the Electronic Resources and
Technical Services Librarian activates, troubleshoots, and
maintains access to the librarys electronic resources including
databases, aggregate electronic resources, and the Librarys
website. The Electronic Resources and Technical Services Librarian
manages the librarys integrated library systems (Sierra)
cataloging, circulation, patron, and item records and reports
modules. This position manages the Librarys discovery tools
including authentication software (OpenAthens), the discovery layer
(SUMMON), and link-out applications, as well as maintaining
e-resource access and management services (Serial Solutions). The
Electronic Resources and Technical Services Librarian provides
original cataloging and classification of library materials in all
Working with other
TUN librarians, the Electronic Services and Technical Services
Librarian provides library assistance, instruction, and support to
students, faculty, and staff in the College of Health and Human
Services (Nursing, OT, PT, PA, Education) and the College of
Osteopathic Medicine (Osteopathic Medicine, MHS) including library
instruction, reference services, and research services.
This position also
participates in the management of document delivery and
interlibrary loan services. This position assists with the
recruitment, training, and supervision of library
Resources and Technical Services Librarian is responsible for
managing and maintaining access to all library electronic
resources, cataloging and classifying materials in all formats, and
providing reference and instruction services to the College of
Osteopathic Medicine (COM) and the College of Health and Human
Services (CHHS). Reporting to the Library Director, this is a
faculty position with a rank of Assistant or Associate
consistent and reliable operation, delivery of, and access to the
librarys electronic resources.
troubleshoots, and maintains access to the librarys electronic
resources including databases and aggregate electronic
new e-resources and troubleshoots problems related to
1.3. Manages the
librarys integrated library systems (Sierra) cataloging,
circulation, patron, and item records and reports
1.4. Manages the
Librarys discovery tools including authentication software
(OpenAthens), the discovery layer (SUMMON), and link-out
accuracy and currency of serial holdings (Serial
1.6. Obtains and
compiles usage statistics for electronic resources and provides
analysis pertaining to their usage and cost per use.
1.7. Develops and
maintains content for the library website.
informed about web technology, mobile services, and social media,
particularly as it pertains to libraries and library
2. Catalogs and
classifies monographic and electronic resource
2.1. Catalogs and
classifies materials using cataloging rules and
and deaccessions library materials.
original and copy cataloging of materials in all formats using
proper fixed fields, tags, indicators, and delimiters, and
exporting records to the librarys integrated system.
authority control and solves problems in the authority subsystems
of the library system.
2.5. Selects and
modifies records, call numbers, and subject headings according to
cataloging rules and local practices.
in-depth reference services in support of CHHS and COM to faculty,
staff, students, residents, and preceptors.
regularly scheduled reference services on the virtual chat service
3.3. Responds to
reference queries submitted via email, phone, or chat in a timely
manner, with in-person reference services expected to resume in
library research instruction.
library orientation and training to new students, faculty, staff,
residents, and preceptors.
expert literature search services in support of education, research
projects, systematic reviews, and research data management as well
as mediated literature searches with faculty.
instruction on effective searching and evaluation of results for
biomedical databases, evidence-based practice resources, and
point-of-care tools. Provides instruction on such topics as
evidence-based medicine, online proprietary database searching, and
4.4. Designs and
delivers interactive information literacy instruction modules in
the Learning Management System (Canvas) and develops online
information literacy tutorials in support of research and
4.5. Develops and
assesses student learning outcomes for information literacy
formal and informal education courses, seminars, webinars, and
workshops in support of research development across the
4.7. Develops and
maintains Libguide research guides.
Assists with Library work study students.
5.1. Assists in
the hiring, training, scheduling, and supervision of the Library
work study students.
the timesheets and the work schedules of the Library work study
students for accuracy and completeness and notifies the Library
Director of any issues.
6. Assists with
the processing of interlibrary loan (ILL)
with tracking of borrowing and lending requests.
interlibrary loan/document delivery using OCLC, DOCLINE, and
7. Manages the
Librarys course reserve materials.
with processing and scanning of materials for course
Creates course reserves in the ILS (Sierra) course reserve
9. Serves on
faculty and university-wide committees.
in faculty functions where faculty attendance is expected, such as
White Coat Ceremony, Commencement, and new student
Other duties as required.
from an ALA-accredited library and information science
Minimum of three
years of academic library experience.
- Experience with
digital resources, link resolvers and authentication
- Experience with an
integrated library system.
- Experience with
web design and web technologies.
- Strong customer
experience and/or educational background related to medicine and/or
the health sciences (preferred).
- Ability to be a
flexible and productive team member.
oral and written communication skills.
computer skills (e.g. APIs, XHTML, XML, SQL).
Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact
information for three professional references, copies of graduate
transcripts, and a brief Teaching Philosophy
Applications received by April 12, 2021 will receive full
consideration. This position
will remain open until filled.