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Electronic Resources Librarian, Stevens Memorial Library (North Andover)

Position 40% e-resources duties, 30% reference duties, 30% publication duties.
Promotes use of the Library’s e-materials and provides instruction in the Library and other venues as appropriate such as Town departments and organizations, schools and parent organizations. Keeps staff informed on e-materials and technology issues. Oversees Library’s online database licenses, subscriptions and other electronic services and works with the associated vendors. Maintains online connectivity to e-materials through Library website, etc. Compiles usage reports and statistics. Functions as the Library’s primary troubleshooter, answering questions about its electronic resources and technology. Diagnoses problems; resolves or escalates issue to next tier as appropriate.  Works regular shifts at the reference desk, responding to questions from patrons in person, via email, or the telephone using a wide range of resources: print, electronic, microfilm etc. Works with a variety of other electronic equipment, such as scanners, copiers, digital cameras, projectors, laptops, tablets, smart phones and e-readers.  Supports library publicity and publication needs. Maintains and develops the Library’s website, including its content and design (updating the calendar, blog, etc.). Maintains and develops the Library’s presence on other social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.

Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS) or Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree from an ALA accredited library school or Bachelor’s Degree with coursework toward Masters degree. Minimum two years experience in similar position, with demonstrated proficiency in following areas: Use and instruction of electronic resources, such as online databases and bibliographic databases. Advanced ability and understanding of social networking applications and tools; skilled in providing services using online social networking sites. Web maintenance and development skills (minimum basics html, JavaScript, WordPress) and desktop publishing. Physical demands of the position: frequent physical effort is required for such activities as carrying books (20 - 30 lbs.), pushing book carts (150 lbs), bending, stretching, grasping, etc. to retrieve library materials. Able to view computer screens for extended time periods. Valid driver’s license to attend meetings.

Full/Part Time

Part Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

$21.16 - $27.66, depending upon education

Closing Date

open until filled

How to Apply

email a cover letter and resume to Kathleen Keenan, Library Director: KKeenan@NorthAndoverMA.gov. No phone calls, please.

Posted

2019-12-23 |  Quick link to this job