Electronic Resources and eMedia Specialist | Illinois State University Milner Library

Posted on May 5, 2022

The Electronic Resources and eMedia Specialist will work closely with the Electronic Resources Librarian and Electronic Resources Specialist to maintain electronic resources and their data throughout the electronic resources' lifecycle, with a focus on electronic media. 

For more information or to apply please visit https://jobsearch.illinoisstate.edu/en-us/job/513351/electronic-resources-and-emedia-specialist. posting #513351

Requirements

Required Qualifications

1. High school graduation or equivalent.

2. Any combination totaling 2 years from the following categories:
(a) work experience in a library or equivalent setting.
(b) college course work in any field as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional equivalent
- 30 semester hours equals six months
- 60 semester hours or an Associate's degree equals one year
- 90 semester hours equals eighteen months
- Bachelor's degree (120 semester hours) equals two years
- Master's degree or higher equals four years

3. A total of 2 years (24 months) work experience in a library or equivalent setting performing progressively more responsible work consistent the next lower level of this series.

Desired Qualifications

1. Working knowledge of library computer systems, software, and reference tools. The most important of these are related to:
- Electronic resource management (i.e., CORAL)
- Our unified resource management system, Ex Libris' Alma
- Our discovery system, Ex Libris' Primo VE
- Our authentication platform, EBSCO's Open Athens

2. Familiarity with institutional access to streaming media content and platforms.

3. Familiarity with the OpenURL Standard, COUNTER standard for electronic resources statistics, and the electronic resources lifecycle.

4. Broad knowledge of office and administrative software (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite, Teams, Sharepoint, email, etc.), high comfort level with Microsoft Excel, and prior experience with OCLC and subscription vendor-related tools like EBSCOnet.

5. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with internal and external contacts.

6. Strong organizational and problem-solving skills, attention to detail, accuracy, analytical thinking, and ability to work well in a team environment.

7. Ability to accept and adapt to changes in standards, rules, and procedures.

Location

Illinois State University Milner Library
8900 Milner Library
Normal, IL 61790
United States

How to apply

For more information or to apply please visit https://jobsearch.illinoisstate.edu/en-us/job/513351/electronic-resources-and-emedia-specialist. posting #513351

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