The Gumberg Library seeks a dynamic, innovative, service-oriented Discovery & Library Analytics Librarian to provide leadership and a strategic vision for making our extensive electronic resources collections discoverable to a diverse user population via the Library's discovery system, link resolver, online catalog and website. The incumbent will also be responsible for reporting, manipulating and evaluating data related to library database and collections usage. Reporting to the Head of Collection Management, this non-tenure track faculty librarian position will play an integral role in the evolution, development and implementation of new strategies relating to discovery and the user experience. The incumbent will contribute to the development of a Data Management Team, serve on the Library Assessment Committee and contribute to the development of OER on campus. The Discovery & Library Analytics Librarian will also serve as a research consultant and liaison to faculty and students in the School of Business.
ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:
- Develops and streamlines procedures and workflows for making the Library's electronic collections discoverable and accessible, including online journals, electronic books, and databases.
- Ensures that users have timely and accurate access to the Library's electronic resources, and that information related to electronic resources within the Library's discovery system, link resolver, and the library catalog are maintained according to industry standards.
- Leads collection assessment activities, usage data compilation and all reporting regarding electronic resources to develop actionable data and support data driven collection decisions.
- Develops a strategy for using library collections data analytics to shape collection management, database renewals and cancellations, and the implementation of open educational resources.
- Works with vendors to troubleshoot access problems and maintain currency with vendors' updated technologies and systems.
Identifies, evaluates and stays current with emerging trends, resources, practices and standards in electronic resource management, usage statistics, data management, OER, and discovery to enhance library services for the Duquesne user community.
- Develops and maintains collegial relationships with key library departments, as well as with diverse faculty, staff and users.
- Serves as liaison to the School of Business; provides instruction and research assistance; assists in selection of materials for the collection, reviews of library holdings, and assists in the writing of accreditation self-study documentation. Supports faculty with bibliometric analysis of scholarship and participation in systematic reviews.
- Serves the library and university through participation in committees and task forces.
- Meets the library's requirements for promotion, which includes a commitment to research, professional development and service.