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LIB-N-3250 Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian

Towson University
Towson, Maryland 21252
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Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian
Albert S. Cook Library



Towson University’s Albert S. Cook Library seeks a dynamic and innovative individual to serve
as the Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian. This position is a 12-month faculty status
position beginning July 2019.


MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution. Knowledge of the full e-resources life
cycle and library and bibliographic standards pertaining to e-resources. Additional Master’s
degree in an academic discipline offered at Towson University desirable. For more information
about the position:
http://libraries.towson.edu/employment .  Rank is determined by
qualifications at time of appointment.


This position will provide leadership and expertise in integrating, organizing and managing the
library’s electronic resources and assist the Assistant University Librarian (AUL) for Content
Management with all aspects of the life cycle and e-resources, including purchasing, licensing,
access, and maintenance of all electronic materials. The Electronic Resources & Discovery
Librarian will work cooperatively with units across the library to ensure that the library’s
subscription databases, e-journals and e-books are discoverable and accessible by patrons. The
successful candidate would serve as a liaison and subject specialist to department(s) and related
disciplines as assigned; plan and teach information literacy in liaison area and other disciplines;
design and implement library initiatives to support student success and retention; and participate
in library assessment initiatives. This faculty librarian will maintain an active research program
focused on the role, impact, dynamics and trends of electronic and digital resources in higher
education and academic libraries. Librarians are expected to progress successfully along the
promotion and permanent status track and participate fully as members of the library faculty.


Towson University:

Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and
World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is
one of Baltimore’s largest universities, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the
University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000
graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions,
liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65
bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330
rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and
95 miles south of Philadelphia.


Application Process:

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Submit a
cover letter addressing the position requirements, resume and contact information for at least
three professional references. Transcripts will be requested of final candidates. Submit
application materials to:

Norma Urbina
Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian
Albert S. Cook Library
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001

Electronic applications are preferred and should be submitted to nurbina@towson.edu


Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.


Please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/inclusionequity/employment/data.html to
complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the
university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical-related purposes only. The
information will not be used for any other purpose. Please note that the search number for
which you have applied is: LIB-N-3250.


Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong
institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans
are encouraged to apply.

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Posted: 2019-03-12 Expires: 2019-04-12

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