ELECTRONIC RESOURCES ASSOCIATE, MIT Libraries, to participate in acquiring, establishing, and maintaining access to the Libraries' eresources. Specific duties encompass ordering, licensing support, establishing access, troubleshooting, renewal processing, and records maintenance. Will develop expertise for a subset of publishers, creating and maintaining records, documenting access and purchasing processes, implementing and coordinating changes, and acting as a resource for publisher related questions; and monitor publisher websites to identify new, transferred, ceased, and problem titles and adjusting local records and communicating changes. Resource renewal procedures include communicating with staff about options and pricing, initial negotiation with vendors, and securing invoices and coding for payment. Will also research purchase and subscription options, place orders;, and create/activate records in library systems and databases; work with vendors, publishers, interface providers, and library technology staff to establish resource access; and support the licensing workflow during the order and renewal process. As part of the DigProb team, will solve reported problems with resource access.
A full job posting with more complete responsibilities and qualifications is available at http://libraries.mit.edu/about/#Jobs.
REQUIRED: two years' direct/related experience; solid experience with automated library systems and standard computer software including database applications, spreadsheet programs, and Internet technologies; an interest in and affinity for learning, understanding, and effectively using new software and technology; an aptitude for accurate, detailed, and quantitative work; strong organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills, including ability to identify problems and carry out solutions independently or in collaboration with others; and demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities and work with minimal supervision. Job #14567-5
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