Electronic Resources Librarian, Robert Crown Law Library

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Stanford Law School’s Robert Crown Law Library seeks a collaborative, innovative, and engaged Electronic Resources Librarian to plan, implement, and manage all aspects of the electronic resource lifecycle.

 

Working under the supervision of the Associate Director for Technical Services, the Electronic Resources Librarian maintains responsibility for licensing and the management of electronic information resources purchased by the law library, as well as the shared consortial resources purchased collaboratively with Stanford University Libraries. In a collaborative environment, this position assists in planning and developing policies and workflows. The successful candidate will work with diverse colleagues, members of the university and vendors to resolve questions or problems related to the acquisition of and access to electronic resources as well as evaluate and monitor usage.

This position may have a flexible work arrangement with the possibility to work as a hybrid worker with onsite and remote work each week. 

 

Specifically, the Electronic Resources Librarian:

  • Partners with the Acquisitions Librarian and staff on the ordering and payment activity of electronic resources;
  • Develops and maintains tools for the management of electronic resources;
  • Establishes and documents library procedures and best practices for the acquisition, licensing, implementation, assessment, and budgeting of electronic resources;
  • Works with colleagues to provide access to electronic resources and to optimize resource discovery;
  • Works with vendors to resolve technical issues and manages EZproxy for remote access;
  • Collects, analyzes, and presents use, purchase, and availability data of electronic resources;
  • Monitors trends and best practices related to electronic resource access, discoverability, data harvesting, usage analysis, and preservation to enhance library services;
  • Works collaboratively to support metadata maintenance for electronic resources and both print and digital serials;
  • Develops and implements the Law School's submissions to a shared University institutional repository. Most notably, manages and maintains the SLS faculty working papers in the institutional repository. Oversees and coordinates IR workflows with other staff members;
  • Serves on relevant RCLL and University-wide committees, as well as pursuing professional development opportunities in local, regional, and national organizations.

    Stanford Law School’s Robert Crown Law Library seeks a collaborative, innovative, and engaged Electronic Resources Librarian to plan, implement, and manage all aspects of the electronic resource lifecycle.

    Working under the supervision of the Associate Director for Technical Services, the Electronic Resources Librarian maintains responsibility for licensing and the management of electronic information resources purchased by the law library, as well as the shared consortial resources purchased collaboratively with Stanford University Libraries. In a collaborative environment, this position assists in planning and developing policies and workflows. The successful candidate will work with diverse colleagues, members of the university and vendors to resolve questions or problems related to the acquisition of and access to electronic resources as well as evaluate and monitor usage.

    This position may have a flexible work arrangement with the possibility to work as a hybrid worker with onsite and remote work each week. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from ALA-accredited school of library and/or information studies;
  • Two or more years of professional library experience, including electronic resource management;
  • Demonstrated exceptional written and oral communication skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively, both independently and collaboratively, within a collegial environment;
  • A commitment to continuous service improvement and innovation;
  • Working knowledge of integrated library systems as used by collection management units, including reporting functions and the structure and management of online catalogs;
  • An aptitude for and interest in project planning and management, as well as excellent organizational, time-management, and analytical skills.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of technical services; knowledge of acquisitions and serial practices and procedures; knowledge of serial/electronic resources issues and emerging trends; knowledge of publishing trends, book and subscription trade;
  • Experience with automated library systems, preferably Sirsi Symphony Workflows or FOLIO;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic cataloging and bibliographic principles for both print and electronic serials.

 

Working Conditions

May work extended hours, evenings and weekends.

  • Hybrid working arrangement available.

 

Work Standards

  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Promote Culture of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Demonstrates sensitivity in working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and a commitment to building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

 

Why Stanford is for you.

Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with

  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!

How to Apply

  • Candidates must apply online via the Stanford Careers website at https://careersearch.stanford.edu/, referencing job number [95142] and submit a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three professional references. Questions may be directed to Tatyana Bukina, Library Administration Coordinator, tbukina@law.stanford.edu. Applications will be reviewed as received and will continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to applications received before September 2, 2022. Interviews will be held using health and travel protocols in place at the time.

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Stanford Law School seeks to hire the best talent and to promote a safe and secure environment for all members of the university community and its property. To that end, new staff hires must successfully pass a background check prior to starting work at Stanford University.
 

Stanford University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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