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Assistant Teaching Professor - Electronic Resources Librarian
Faculty
BGSU Main Campus
09/22/2022
10/28/2022
Ends at 11:59 pm Bowling Green, OH local time
Salary commensurate with education & experience

Bowling Green State University (BGSU) invites applications for an Electronic Resources Librarian with faculty rank of Assistant Teaching Professor. The position reports to the Chair of the Department of Library Teaching & Learning (LTL) within the University Libraries (UL) and is a full time, twelve-month renewable, non-tenure track, qualified rank faculty appointment.    

The Electronic Resources Librarian will provide leadership for the management and use of electronic resources in a multi-disciplinary library, working collaboratively across departments in the UL and facilitating collective decision-making for electronic resources. 

Bowling Green State University Libraries are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment. In support of an open and welcoming environment, we believe that it is critical for every member of the library community to share the responsibility for equity and diversity. For more information on the UL diversity and inclusion efforts, visit https://www.bgsu.edu/library/about/diversity.html

 

Manages user access and improves discovery of electronic resources by guiding the assessment and customization of database interfaces, participating in usability testing, and leading other projects related to user access.
Works closely with library staff to manage Summon, 360 Link, and ERM module within Sierra.
Facilitates communication about electronic resources across departments within the UL.
Promotes electronic resources across the institution to increase public awareness and use; collaborates with internal stakeholders on this promotion.
Participates in outreach and instruction activities related to e-resources, including training for UL staff and campus groups.
Collaborates with subject team(s) in building and maintaining collections.
Troubleshoots user access problems and communicates solutions to UL users and staff. 
Participates in the gathering and analysis of usage data to aid in decision making. 
Participates in vendor/publisher communications for the purpose of sustaining access to electronic resources.
Participates in reference services, including staffing the reference desk and chat reference.
Develops electronic resources initiatives with internal stakeholders and assists in the development of departmental goals and objectives.
Participates in service to the department (LTL) and University Libraries  
Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution to be conferred by position start date.
3-6 months experience in reference, public service, collection development, or electronic resources in a library setting in a graduate student or professional capacity.
Demonstrated understanding of the electronic resources life cycle and management practices in a graduate student or professional capacity.
 
Preferred Qualifications
Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively with colleagues and constituents.
Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively.
Demonstrated ability to perform accurate, detail-oriented work, with strong problem-solving skills.
Experience planning, organizing, and managing projects, both independently and within a team environment.
Experience with III Sierra, Summon, 360 Link, EZ Proxy, or similar systems.
Experience using licensed electronic resources and other digital content such as open URL access and electronic resources management software.
Evidence of involvement with diversity and equity work in community, organizational, or employment settings.

Application Process: Only complete applications will be considered. Application materials include: 1) letter of application (cover letter), 2) curriculum vitae, 3) unofficial copy of transcript of MLS/MLIS degree, 4) names and contact information of three individuals who will be asked to provide current (dated within the past year) letters of reference.  Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts, and to authorize and pass a background check prior to an offer of employment being made.

Application deadline is October 28, 2022

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Assistant Teaching Professor – Electronic Resources Librarian
Bowling Green State University
University Libraries
Bowling Green, Ohio
Application Deadline:  October 28, 2022
 
Bowling Green State University (BGSU) is a tier-one, public university serving 19,000 students on two campuses in northwest Ohio. The University has nationally recognized programs and research in the natural and social sciences, education, arts, business, health and wellness, humanities and applied technologies. BGSU seeks talented individuals to join our community in Bowling Green, Ohio, recognized as one of the “Best College Towns of America.”
 
Bowling Green State University (BGSU) invites applications for an Electronic Resources Librarian with faculty rank of Assistant Teaching Professor. The position reports to the Chair of the Department of Library Teaching & Learning (LTL) within the University Libraries (UL) and is a full time, twelve-month renewable, non-tenure track, qualified rank faculty appointment.     

The Electronic Resources Librarian will provide leadership for the management and use of electronic resources in a multi-disciplinary library, working collaboratively across departments in the UL and facilitating collective decision-making for electronic resources.  

Minimum Qualifications 
Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution to be conferred by position start date. 
3-6 months experience in reference, public service, collection development, or electronic resources in a library setting in a graduate student or professional capacity. 
Experience with the electronic resources life cycle and management practices in a graduate student or professional capacity. 
 
BGSU Libraries are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment. In support of an open and welcoming environment, we believe that it is critical for every member of the library community to share the responsibility for equity and diversity. For more information on the UL diversity and inclusion efforts, visit https://www.bgsu.edu/library/about/diversity.html
 
For a complete job description & to apply for this position visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/ or contact the Office of Human Resources at (419) 372-8421. BGSU. AA/EEO/Disabilities/Veterans. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.
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