Thursday, August 15, 2019

Library Specialist for Licensed Resources - DiMenna-Nyselius Library, Fairfield University

Library Specialist for Licensed Resources - DiMenna-Nyselius Library, Fairfield University - DiMenna-Nyselius Library at Fairfield University seeks energetic, self-motivated individuals as candidates for the position of Library Specialist for Licensed Resources. This individual will receive and assist in the management of all licensed resources in all formats (i.e. journals/ejournals, e-book subscriptions, database subscriptions).
     Duties and Responsibilities: This position is responsible for maintaining print & microform journal holdings; processing annual print and e-journal renewals; maintaining manual and online records and print resource statistics; supervising student assistants; reporting to the Collection Development Librarian for Licensed Resources and Institutional Repository (IR) Coordinator, assisting with daily activities and special projects as needed.
     Requirements: 2 years previous library or related experience required. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Accuracy and attention to detail particularly with data entry responsibilities using Microsoft Excel, ExLibris ALMA, and Workday. Prefer library serials and electronic resource experience with a demonstrated knowledge of MARC records and various library systems.
     Qualifications: Associate’s Degree or equivalent required. Bachelor’s Degree or LTA certificate preferred or equivalent related experience.
     To apply: To submit your resume, cover letter, names/contact information of three references, and employment application, please go to, click on Employment Opportunities, then the position you wish to apply for, and follow the online application instructions. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, Veterans, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.