Electronic Resources/Outreach Librarian

Company Name: 
Newberry College
Newberry, SC
Job Description: 

The Electronic Resources/Outreach Librarian will be an active member of the campus community which includes being widely available for student help, developing student support programs, and serving on institutional committees. 

The Electronic Resources/Outreach Librarian will ensure online access to library resources via Open Athens, work with PASCAL and the shared library system (Alma/Primo from Ex Libris), and aid the College’s online programs.


Administers all aspects of the shared library services platform (Alma/Primo from Ex Libris)

Administers access to databases, journal collections, and other electronic resources using Open Athens

Provides technical support and resolves problems with electronic resources and services

Provides training and information to library staff to facilitate optimal use of electronic resources and services, as well as the SLSP

Compiles statistics for the library’s electronic resources and services annually and by request

Investigates and, in consultation with the Library Director, implements additional functionality and enhancements to the library’s electronic resources, online services, and SLSP

Supports the College’s online programs (outreach, instruction, research assistance, etc.)

Collaborates with Public Services Librarian to maintain social media accounts

Creates content for and maintains the library’s website

Collaborates with Library Director and Public Services Librarian on diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives

Collaborates with Library Director and Public Services Librarian on open educational resources projects

Serves on Faculty Committees

Collaborates with other Academic Affairs units

Other tasks as assigned by the Library Director


A master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited university is required. Experience with Alma Primo and Open Athens desired.

How to Apply: 

Review of applications will continue until position is filled.  Applicants should send a letter of interest, CV, unofficial graduate transcripts, and contact information for three professional references.  Electronic application materials (preferred) sent directly from the degree-granting institution(s) should be emailed to Associate Dean Dr Christina Wendland at academic.application@newberry.edu

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