Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Electronic Resources-Web Services Librarian, Lehman College

Instructor or Assistant Professor

Lehman College, the City University of New York’s public senior college in the Bronx, is seeking an Electronic Resources-Web Services Librarian. Lehman is noted for its beautiful, historic campus and distinguished programs in the arts, humanities and sciences. The Leonard Lief Library is a modern, four-story structure with advanced technologies.

This position is primarily responsible for the organization and maintenance of the Library's electronic resources and website, which serves as an information portal to the Lehman community and is migrating to a content management system. The work involves detailed tracking and maintenance of currently licensed electronic resources, as well as arranging for trials and evaluation of new resources under consideration.

The Electronic Resources-Web Services Librarian:
• manages Serials Solutions for online access to the electronic journals collection
• maintains EZProxy for remote access to databases
• facilitates SFX functions for internal linking to licensed resources
• serves as representative to CUNY’s Electronic Resources Advisory Committee (ERAC)
• chairs the Library's Web Team and Electronic Resources Discussion Group (ERDG)

Reporting to the Head of Reference, the incumbent provides reference service, library instruction, and collection development in assigned subject areas.

Required: ALA-accredited MLS; experience in website management and architecture; demonstrated knowledge and experience with Web authoring tools (Dreamweaver, Flash), scripting and mark-up languages (Java, CSS, HTML and XML). Familiarity with electronic journal management systems (Serials Solutions). A strong commitment to outstanding public service and ability to serve a diverse community.

Preferred: Sophisticated working knowledge of library research databases, online implementation, and vendor relations. Experience with MySQL and PHP helpful. At least one year of academic library experience. Second Master's degree is required for appointment to Assistant Professor.

Review of resumes begins April 15, 2010. Please submit letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references to:     

Professor Kenneth Schlesinger, Chair
Search Committee
Leonard Lief Library
Lehman College
250 Bedford Park Boulevard West
Bronx, New York 10468-1589