Electronic Resources Librarian — Fordham University — Bronx, NY

TITLE OF POSITION/RANK: Electronic Resources Librarian
DEPARTMENT: Walsh Library, Rose Hill Campus

  • Provides ongoing maintenance of databases to ensure
    continued access throughout the life cycle; checks
    search capabilities and website display; claims broken
    links or missing content; assists in annual renewals.
  • Resolves database access problems. Provides technical
    support to users and responds to help desk requests.
  • Collects COUNTER-compliant usage statistics for all
    licensed electronic resources and creates annual
    reports; maintains detailed information on statistics
    access (links, passwords, contacts).
  • Manages the Electronic Resources Management System
    (SerialsSolutions), including knowledge base
    management, overlap analysis, link resolver
    configuration, and URL customizations.
  • Ensures remote access to databases by providing EZ
    Proxy configurations to EIC network manager and
    troubleshooting setup problems with publishers when
  • Administers publisher admin areas with login
    credentials, contacts, IPs, branding, and other
  • Maintains awareness of emerging technologies,
    standards, and technical issues relating to electronic
    resources. Contributes to the professional dialog to
    improve service and enhance access to library
  • Uses a variety of productivity tools (including MS Excel,
    Word, Access, Google Docs and LibGuides) to organize
    and administer electronic resources.
  • Assists in other tasks and special projects related to
    online resources as necessary.


  • American Library Association accredited Mastera��s
  • Minimum 2 yearsa�� experience in an academic library
  • Experience with the technical procedures of acquiring
    and maintaining library resources
  • Excellent communication skills working with faculty,
    students, vendors, and colleagues
  • Experience with an integrated library system
    (SirsiDynix Symphony preferred); discovery service (EDS
    preferred); link resolver (Serials Solutions preferred);
    and LibGuides
  • Familiarity with standards, best practices, and trends in
    the field
  • Initiative and demonstrated ability to work both
    independently and collaboratively
  • Very detailed oriented with analytical and quantitative
    skills preferred

SALARY: Commensurate with experience
START DATE: 11.6.17
HOURS: M-F 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
SEND LETTER & RESUME: Lynn Parliman (parliman@fordham.edu)
(NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE) Head of Serials & Electronic Resources

Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.
Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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