Electronic Services Librarian
Company: Virginia Community College System
Posted on: August 3, 2022
Role Title 12 month - Administrative - In Role Code 01123-SW FLSA
Exempt Pay Band 00 Working Title Electronic Services Librarian
Position Number 295FA321 Agency Tidewater Community College
Agency/Division Tidewater Community College (Div) Work Location
Portsmouth - 740 Hiring Range $59,441 - $88,655 commensurate w/
experience. Emergency/Essential Personnel No EEO Category
B-Professionals Full Time or Part Time Full Time Does this position
have telework options? -Telework options are subject to change
based on business needs- No Does this position have a bilingual or
multilingual skill requirement or preference? No Work Schedule
Sensitive Position No Job Description
The Electronic Services Librarian manages the life cycle of
electronic resources, including databases, e-books, streaming
media, serials, etc. in order to maintain discoverability and
accessibility, leads support for the information technology systems
of the library, and provides instruction and assistance to the TCC
community in the use of information resources in all formats. The
Electronic Services Librarian reports to the Coordinator of Library
1. Manages the TCC Libraries' electronic resources by: 1)
identifying, selecting, managing and evaluating electronic
resources; 2) serving as the primary contact between the library
and vendors, publishers, the VIVA consortium, and VCCS personnel
regarding discovery and access to electronic resources; 3)
coordinating the integration of electronic resources and services
with the library's online discovery platforms; 4) collaborating
with librarians, staff, and patrons to solve technical issues that
affect discovery and access; 5) monitoring trends and best
practices related to access and discovery in order to recommend
improvements to resources and workflows.
2. Collaborates with faculty and librarians to promote the
effective use of electronic resources and services within the
College's curriculum. Maintains current knowledge of issues in
electronic resources, copyright, licensing, intellectual property,
and library information technology by reviewing professional
literature and participating in professional meetings.
3. Collaborates with TCC, VCCS, vendor, and partner information
technology personnel to provide ongoing support for a variety of
library systems. Participates in the ongoing assessment and
enhancement of existing technology as well as researches and
recommends new library technology services, resources and tools.
Develops and provides training for staff, faculty, and students on
4. Collaborates with librarians and library management by: 1)
facilitating access to electronic information resources; 2)
facilitating online reference and instruction services in support
of TCC's online programs and courses; 3) participating in the
development and implementation of library web content standards; 4)
leading in the implementation of new technologies; 5) working on
technology projects with stakeholders across the TCC libraries; 6)
participating in college-wide collection and instruction assessment
5. Provides client services to students, faculty, staff, and
community in using information resources by: 1) explaining the use
of the library system, open educational resources, online
databases, internet tools, printed materials, media, and other
information resources; and 2) teaching library
instruction/information literacy programs including individualized
instruction, tours, general orientation sessions, and
subject/course related classes.
6. Works closely with faculty on incorporating library resources in
teaching materials by: 1) assessing library needs of individual
academic pathways, disciplines, and programs through written and
oral communication; 2) advising and teaching college faculty about
library offerings so the college libraries meet the needs of
individual programs; and 3) sharing pathway, discipline and program
needs with library staff.
7. Works on special projects providing analyses and reports as
requested. Actively participates in library planning and assessment
activities and stays current on research technologies by keeping up
with professional literature and attending professional library
8. Miscellaneous duties include: 1) serving on college and state
committees; 2) assisting in the training, supervision, and
evaluation of classified and wage staff and student workers; 3)
assisting staff with a variety of written assignments; 4)
collecting statistics in preparing reports; 5) providing
circulation services as needed.
May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be
required to assist the agency or state government generally in the
event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.
1. Experience managing electronic resources, including experience
working with vendors, publishers, and library consortia.
2. Knowledge of current and emerging technologies and trends
relevant to the provision of library services.
3. Knowledge of the use of technology for library applications.
4. Experience with an integrated library system or library services
5. Experience providing excellent customer service.
6. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in
7. Ability to work with diverse populations to include students,
faculty, administrators, and patrons.
8. Ability to devise research strategies and to prepare subject
guides, resource lists, handbooks, and other print and online
materials to support the information needs of faculty and
9. Ability to assist other staff in the day-to-day operation and
management of a library.
10. Ability to employ systematic planning and effective time
11. Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
12. Master's degree from an ALA-accredited graduate program.
1. Experience using and instructing patrons on library information
resources including electronic databases, print, and media
2. Experience conducting the reference interview process
3. Experience with assessment of library collections preferred.
4. Experience with marketing of library collections preferred.
Operation of a State Vehicle No Supervises Employees Yes Required
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number FAC_294P Recruitment Type Public Number of Vacancies
1 Position End Date (if temporary) Job Open Date 08/13/2021 Job
Close Date Open Until Filled Agency Website TCC.edu Contact Name
Email Phone Number Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of application materials will commence September 13, 2021
and continue until filled.
Unofficial transcripts will be accepted with the application;
however, no offer of employment will be made prior to official
transcripts being provided to the college.
Additional Information Background Check Statement Disclaimer
The selected candidate's offer is contingent upon the successful
completion of a criminal background investigation, which may
include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment
verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to
employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to
complete the Commonwealth's Statement of Economic Interest. For
more information, please follow this link:
The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes
applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the
benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed
to providing a work environment free of discrimination and
harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job
requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit
discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or
physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status,
gender identity, or other non-merit factors.
The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance
with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS
will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants
in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection
VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the
United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and
provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.
Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/36732
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
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* Unofficial Transcripts
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