Lubbock Christian University invites applications for a collaborative, 
enthusiastic, innovative, service-oriented, and technically strong librarian 
for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian. This person is responsible 
for the management of the life cycle processes for electronic resources; 
managing statistical data and report generation; troubleshooting access 
problems; implementing best practices with the library's various electronic 
resource platforms and delivery systems; and maintaining an awareness of 
emerging technologies, standards and technical issues relating to electronic 
resources. The Electronic Resources Librarian supervises one Library 
Technologist and reports to the Library Director.

Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:
* Stays current on issues, trends, and technologies in electronic resource 
management, data collection, analysis and reporting
* Manages the Electronic Resources Management System (EBSCO), including 
knowledge base management, overlap analysis, link resolver configuration, and 
* Ensures remote access to databases by providing EZ Proxy configurations to 
network manager and troubleshooting setup problems with publishers when 
* Coordinates all activities related to the library's automated system & 
access to online resources
* Collaborative decision making on library automation system functions
* Collaborates with staff to manage and maintain library website content
* Works closely with library team, Information Technology and vendors to 
resolve technical issues
* Provides professional online reference services as needed
* Liaisons with assigned academic departments, including collection development 
and instructional duties.
* Reads professional literature and attends professional meetings and workshops

Additional Details on Duties and Responsibilities:
* Administers publisher administrative areas with login credentials, contacts, 
IPs, branding, and other customizations.
* 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).
* Uses a variety of productivity tools (including MS Excel, Word, Google Forms, 
Google Docs, LibGuides, Survey Monkey) to organize and administer electronic 
* 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 resources.
* Assists in other tasks and special projects related to online resources 
including the instruction of students and staff as necessary.

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