Electronic Resource Management Librarian | Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Posted on Sep 1, 2022

The Electronic Resource Management Librarian identifies, develops, and promotes best practices and policies around the electronic resource life cycle. Aspects of the life cycle include implementing new electronic resources in the library collection, troubleshooting access issues with university partners and vendors, collecting and organizing usage data to support collection development and maintenance, promoting access to the resources via the creation of education/marketing materials and education sessions around resource access, identifying new resources critical to the evolving needs of faculty, staff and students as well as other tasks related to the electronic resources collection.

This job is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement with two days on site and three days of remote work per week. 


Minimum Requirements 

  • Master's degree in library science or equivalent from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association. All coursework for the degree must be completed by the date of hire. 

  • Demonstrated interest/ability to learn new skills quickly, adapt to change, and execute change management plans in an effective manner. 

  • Demonstrated interest/ability to effectively find solutions to problems especially with technology. 

  • Demonstrated interest/ability to work in a team based environment.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience working with library vendors and publishers, particularly ones related to health sciences academic libraries. 
  • Awareness of trends and innovations within electronic resource management, library technology, and Open Educational Resources (OER). 
  • Familiarity with software made for libraries such as LibGuides, EZProxy, ILLiad, EBSCO Discovery Service, EBSCONET, and GOBI3.
  • Familiarity with electronic resource management (ERM) software and major Integrated Library System (ILS) software.

Candidates do not have to meet the preferred requirements to be considered. Our team values a wide variety of skills and experiences that will enrich our team and institution. We welcome entry level candidates or candidates which are transferring to electronic resources from other areas. To support development we are committed to providing the person in this role with training, mentorship, and professional development.


$60,000-$65,000 per year


Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
3333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL 60064
United States

How to apply

You must apply online at https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=395a4546-652f-4dd9-832f-b02e894ced6e&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=444537&lang=en_US&source=EN

First review of applications will start on September 12th and will continue until the position is filled. Complete applications include both a cover letter and resume/CV. The cover letter helps the committee to learn things about the applicant that is not on a resume/CV which is why it is required in the application process.

Questions:  Charlotte Beyer, Associate Vice President, Boxer Library and Information Collaboration at charlotte.beyer@rosalindfranklin.edu

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