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Electronic Resources Librarian, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

The DePaul University Library ( seeks a collaborative, innovative and service oriented professional for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian.

Position Description

Reporting to the Coordinator of Collections and Scholarly Resources, the Electronic Resources Librarian will coordinate the implementation, processing and ongoing maintenance of the electronic resource collection through the life cycle of each resource.

The Electronic Resources Librarian will lead explorations into new electronic content and services and lead initiatives to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of existing electronic resources. The Electronic Resources Librarian will work to ensure that electronic resources are as widely accessible as possible, promote the use of these resources, and coordinate the Library’s response to access issues that involve electronic resources. The Electronic Resources Librarian may serve as a liaison librarian in assigned areas.

About DePaul University

Founded in 1898 by the Congregation of the Mission (also known as the
Vincentians), DePaul University is the largest Catholic university in the United States and currently enrolls approximately 25,000 students in 10 schools and colleges offering 300 undergraduate and graduate programs and concentrations. One of the ten largest private, not-for-profit universities in the nation, DePaul’s 2,000 faculty members teach across 5 campuses in Chicago and the Chicago Suburbs. DePaul University has been recognized in national publications for its diversity, its service-learning programs, and its sustainability efforts, and is the home to nationally-recognized academic programs in the College of Business, the College of Digital Media, and The Theatre School.

About the DePaul University Library

The DePaul University Library is comprised of the John T. Richardson
Library (Lincoln Park Campus), the Loop Campus Library (Loop Campus),
and library service programs provided at DePaul’s three suburban campuses. With an annual budget of over $10 million in FY13, 33 professional librarians, and a total staff complement of over 70 FTE, the DePaul University Library is a partner in a number of campus programs, including the first-year experience (Chicago Quarter) and the Teaching Commons. In 2013, a major renovation of the Richardson Library will facilitate the launch of the Richardson Library
Information Commons, a technology-enhanced space including individual,
group, and collaborative work spaces, a Learning Commons and Scholar’s
Lab. The DePaul University Library is housed in the Division of Teaching and Learning Resources, which includes the DePaul Art Museum and Faculty Information Technology Services, and is an active member of local, regional, and national consortia, including CARLI, the Chicago Collections Consortium, the Catholic Research Resources Alliance, and the Center for Research Libraries.

Interested applicants can find additional details, including required qualifications, and submit materials through the DePaul HR Web site