E-Resource Technology Coordinator, Northeastern University, Boston MA

Northeastern University
E-Resource Technology Coordinator
Requisition Number: STFR001183
Division/College: Library
FT/PT: Full Time
Grade: 9
Position Summary:
Under the general supervision of the E-Resource and Procurement Manager, undertake the following duties in support of effective patron access to electronic resources: Manage set-up, updating and trouble-shooting of e-resource discovery tools such as proxy servers, electronic resource KnowledgeBase software, URL checker, OpenURL link resolver software, and the library management system. Use knowledge of departmental workflows to process data loads and script database updates. Review and maintain licensing documentation for electronic resources. Contribute to planning, implementing, supervising and maintaining assigned acquisitions and digital library projects, including e-archiving and ingestion of content into the Institutional Repository. Maintain metadata on the Library's bibliographic databases pertaining to electronic access, such as URL's and proxy information. Test and evaluate new software applications, vendor platform changes and system upgrades. Serve as general technology resource for the Department. Supervise and train casual staff, including student workers, and provide documentation and training for library colleagues as needed. Provide reports and gather statistics as required. Position requires technical skills and aptitude and understanding of e-resource access, as well as knowledge of vendor and library procurement processes for networked information resources. Occasional evening and weekend support may be required.
Qualifications:
College education to Bachelor's degree level.
Minimum of 3 years related experience, preferably in an automated library, subscription or purchasing agency environment.
Strong technical skills preferred (e.g., MySQL, PERL, Drupal, OpenURL link resolving, proxy and authentication software). Intermediate knowledge of Excel required. Aptitude for learning new computer applications quickly with minimal instruction.
Excellent organizational, analytical, communication, supervisory, and interpersonal skills required. Aptitude for accurate, detailed, quantitative work essential.
Demonstrated interest in the management of networked information resources in libraries strongly preferred. Knowledge of bibliographic frameworks and content standards.
Ability to work effectively with a diverse staff and clientele and to thrive in a fast-paced, evolving & highly collaborative environment is essential.
Additional Information:
Applications received by November 1, 2013 will receive first consideration.
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