E-Resources & Discovery Librarian
Albert S. Cook Library
Towson University’s Albert S. Cook Library seeks a dynamic and innovative individual
to serve as the E-Resources & Discovery Librarian. This position is a 12-month faculty
status position available immediately and beginning no later than August 1, 2020.
MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution. Knowledge of the full e-resources life cycle and library standards pertaining to e-resources. Additional Master’s degree in an academic discipline offered at Towson University desirable. For more information about the position: https://www.towson.edu/provost/prospective/openpositions.html. Rank is determined by qualifications at time of appointment.
This position provides leadership and expertise in integrating, organizing and managing the library’s electronic resources and assists the Assistant University Librarian for Content Management with all aspects of the life cycle of e-resources, including purchasing, licensing, access, and maintenance of all electronic materials. The E-Resources & Discovery Librarian works cooperatively with units across the library to ensure that the library’s subscription databases, e-journals and e-books are discoverable and accessible by patrons. This librarian designs and implements library initiatives to support student success and retention; participates in library assessment initiatives. In addition to librarianship, library faculty are responsible for scholarship and service; expected to progress successfully along the promotion and permanent status track; and participate fully as members of the library faculty.
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements, resume and contact information for at least three professional references. Transcripts will be requested of final candidates. Electronic applications are required and should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line E-Resources & Discovery Librarian.
A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is LIB-3337.
Please be sure to visit the Applicant Data Form to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university's affirmative action plan and is for statistical-related purposes only. The information will not be used for any other purpose.
Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.