Discovery Services Librarian – Memorial Library SUNY Cortland – Cortland, NY

POSITION

Full-time academic faculty tenure track senior assistant librarian to serve as a Discovery Services Librarian reporting to the Director of Libraries.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages access, problem resolution, assessment, and discovery of all library technologies;
  • ensures that the library’s web presence is accurate, up-to-date, and accessible;
  • identifies training opportunities within the library regarding library technologies;
  • creates usage reports to assist with collection management;
  • serves as primary contact with internal departments and vendors concerning library technologies;
  • provides reference services at a desk, via technology, and by appointment;
  • serves as a liaison to selected departments;
  • provides general and specialized instruction to faculty and students in the department.

Position may work evenings and weekends as appropriate.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s degree in Librarianship/Information Science from an ALA accredited program with one to two years of experience implementing, managing, and supporting integrated library systems, digital repositories and discovery tools; (e.g., Aleph, Alma, ILLiad, Primo, EBSCO Discovery Service, Digital Commons, link resolvers, EZProxy). Successful candidate must also have the ability to work successfully both as an active, collaborative team member and independently; possess familiarity with professional standards, best practices, and emerging technologies in libraries; and have a strong organizational and project management skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Academic library experience; knowledge of supporting electronic resource life-cycle activities; experience with reference service, collection development and/or instruction; and/or knowledge of application programming interfaces (API).

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

For application instructions and to apply online go to: http://jobs.cortland.edu/postings/2022 .Review of applications will begin immediately.

About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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