Electronic Resources and Continuations Coordinator / Library Information Specialist V -- Baylor University -- Waco, TX

Baylor University’s Moody and Jones Libraries are looking for a technical services staff member with electronic resource management expertise and /or extensive continuing resource experience to join their collections team. This Library Information Specialist V position will report directly to the Assistant Director for Library Collections Service and will work collaboratively with library personnel to improve electronic resources workflows, tackle access enhancement projects, create process documentation, and train others.

Essential Position Functions

  • Investigate, develop, and manage (in consultation with others) effective workflows for electronic and continuing resources in Ex Libris’ Alma
  • Manage complex projects resulting from the Sierra/Intota to Alma migration
  • Lead project teams to address varying electronic resources and continuation issues
  • Work cooperatively to troubleshoot and resolve e‐resource access problems
  • Develop documentation for electronic and continuing resources
  • Train other library personnel

Required Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree
  • 2 years of experience in library technical services
  • Knowledge of/experience with MARC
  • Knowledge of /experience with continuations and serials cataloging and metadata standards and practices for print and online resources (e-books, e-journals, databases, streaming video, etc.)
  • Self-motivated to learn and apply new and complex processes
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Experience working in a collaborative environment
  • Project management experience
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of/experience with managing access to electronic resources
  • Background in managing the electronic resources life cycle
  • Experience working with library system knowledgebases
  • Experience determining the impact of license provisions on institutional access
  • Experience with Alma/Primo
  • 3 or more years of experience of experience in library technical services
  • Graduate degree

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