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Electronic Information Librarian, Rivier University, NH


Manage and coordinate the library’s electronic information resources and systems; act as a vendor liaison for electronic resources and services; perform all systems administration functions for the library’s integrated library system (ILS); manage other library specific software; communicate with the campus Information Technology (IT) Department staff to resolve problems; manage the usage statistics for electronic information resources; provide reference coverage and library instruction sessions; and participate in budget management with library administration.


Direct, coordinate, administer, monitor, and evaluate the library’s electronic information resources and systems:

  • Act as vendor liaison for electronic information; investigate, negotiate, and manage contracts and licenses with multiple vendors; managing payments and assuring compliance with licenses.
  • Collect and compile library statistics pertaining to assigned functions.

Serve as library systems administrator:

  • Perform regular systems maintenance functions and software upgrades, as well as troubleshooting operating system problems.
  • Serve as principal liaison with systems vendors
  • Manage library specific software and tools used in reference services, cataloging, and interlibrary loan.
  • Provide technical assistance to library staff in systems use; provide training for library staff in the use of automated systems; develop and update procedures and manuals and related system documentation
  • Provide reference desk services.
  • Participate in library instruction.
  • Coordinate special automation projects in accordance with the needs articulated by Library management.
  • Research systems, investigate options and make recommendations.
  • Confer with library management, library staff and university stakeholders on library and university electronic
  • information initiatives.
  • Act as subject specialist collection development library liaison for one or more content areas.
  • Keep abreast of new and evolving technologies and communicate developments to library
  • management and staff.
  • Assist with library projects, programming, and other tasks as needed.
  • Participate in other tasks within the Technical Services Department as necessary.

Supervision is received from the Library Assistant Director.
Required: An MLS from an ALA accredited program or an MLS candidate with relevant library experience. A minimum of one to two years of relevant library experience. Experience with library systems and/or electronic information management. Must be self-directed, well organized, and able to meet deadlines and multiple demands. Excellent customer service and interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred: Computer/IT proficiency or education is strongly preferred. Experience in an academic library, and in conducting reference interviews and searching research databases.

How to apply:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority given to those candidates who apply by Thursday, March 3, 2022.

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