Arizona State University Library seeks candidates for Electronic
Resources Librarian, a position that leads, manages, and
contributes technical expertise, and helps to steward the Library’s
large and dynamic collection of electronic resources. This work
requires a user-centered perspective and collaboration and
communication across teams and with multiple stakeholders to
ensure timely and effective acquisitions, metadata, access,
usage statistics, and record maintenance for ASU Library’s licensed
collections. The Electronic Resources Librarian works in
teams to troubleshoot online access issues for users; maintain
content management systems, knowledge bases and proxy servers; and
work directly with library vendors and publishers to address
initiation, access issues, and cancellation of e-resources.
The Electronic Resources Librarian also fulfills the
responsibilities expected of Academic Professionals holding a
Continuing Track appointment, including position effectiveness,
professional contributions, and service. This is a great
opportunity for a collaborative, user-focused early career
information professional.A center of energy, imagination and
innovation, the ASU Library is home to eight library facilities
across four ASU campus locations – providing students and faculty
access to millions of information resources, world-class
collections, outstanding study spaces, advanced data centers and a
suite of makerspaces. Serving as a critical gateway to ASU’s
research and knowledge enterprise, the ASU Library works to
collaborate, educate and innovate across disciplines, communities
and technologies, while leveraging key research, learning and
engagement opportunities that are unique to ASU. A strong supporter
of student success and a critical partner in realizing the New
American University mission of access, excellence and impact, the
ASU Library is a space of potentiality, out of which many futures
can be built and of which none are excluded. More information about
the library can be found at lib.asu.edu.
- Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an
ALA-accredited program, or other relevant advanced information
science degree at the time of hire.
- Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication
- Demonstrated ability to effectively work in a collaborative
- Demonstrated ability to effectively work with details.
- A statement in your cover letter addressing how your past
and/or potential contributions to social justice, diversity,
equity, and/or inclusion will advance ASU Library’s commitment to
- Experience with electronic resources, analytics,
cataloging/metadata, or serials.
- Experience working with publishers and vendors of electronic
- Familiarity with electronic resources standards such as Open
URL and related initiatives such as SUSHI and COUNTER.
- Experience working with Library Systems Platforms, preferably
ExLibris Alma, and other tools such as Springshare products and EZ
- Experience working with details.
- Experience with project work.
Salary and Rank
This is a continuing track Academic Professional position;
Assistant/Associate Librarian and salary dependent upon
This is a paperless search; only electronic materials will be
accepted. To apply, please submit electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/109491 the
following: A cover letter, comprehensive vita or resume, and
names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of 3 recent
professional references. No paper applications, faxes or emails
will be accepted.
The applicant’s last name should appear in each uploaded file
name. Questions about the position should be directed to the search
committee chair at: Jeanne.Richardson@asu.edu. Application deadline
is August 26, 2022. Applications will
continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool.
Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the
order in which they were received until position is
Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United
States. For more information regarding ASU, visit our
website: www.asu.edu. For more information about the Phoenix
metropolitan area, please visit www.visitarizona.com.
Equal Employment Opportunity
A background check is required for employment. Arizona State
University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis
protected by law.
(See https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and
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accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and