Electronic Resources Manager

Overview

Date Posted:
11/21/2022
End Date:
12/21/2022

(Applications must be completed by 9:00 p.m. on the day of the posting end date listed)

Job Code:
MgrERes
Location:
Access Services
Address:
7060 W. Windmill Ln
City:
Las Vegas
State:
NV
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Information Technology
Hours Per Week:
40

DESCRIPTION OF HOURS AND WAGES:
This is a full-time position (40-hours per week). The salary range is $87,760 to $140,417 per year.

Note: Relocation Reimbursement up to $2500.00 for relocation greater than 100 miles.

DEFINITION: This position performs professional administrative, technical and supervisory work in the management, growth and development of Electronic Resources. Responsible for planning the services including organization, presentation and delivery of information services to library customers utilizing electronic resources and various delivery methods.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential and marginal functions and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

1.    Ensures the efficient operation of service delivery and overall technical integrity of the District’s electronic resources via the District’s website.   

2.    Manages the District’s Web Page as an entryway to offering a wide range of library services to customers utilizing technology for remote access and delivery of services, including licensing, acquisitions and renewals of databases.

3.    Stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of information technology, public library administration and electronic information products and services.  

4.    Collects data and user feedback in order to prepare planning documents, and develop goals and objectives for the operation services in keeping with the mission and goals of the Library District.

5.    Works with staff in Information Technology to evaluate and make available electronic reference resources, including the digitization of local collections and information and to ensure access to library customers both in the library and off-site.

6.    Reviews the department goals and objectives. 

7.    Resolves a wide range of routine and non-routine personnel issues and difficult situations.

8.    Exercises decision-making skills in coordination and direction, including resolving staff issues, customer service issues, conducting collection development and maintenance of electronic resources, and budget evaluation.

9.    Participates on interview panels and selects staff for the department. 

10.  Prepares, submits, and/or summarizes various routine and non-routine reports.

11.  Assists subordinate staff in the planning, coordinating, and organizing of specific functional, programmatic, and technical aspects of library services to enhance the selection of electronic resources on the library web site including free web sites as well as proprietary licensed databases.

12.  Supervises subordinate staff to include scheduling, training, working with staff to correct deficiencies, disciplining, and completing performance evaluations.

13.  Directs and prioritizes the work of subordinate staff.

14.  Helps to interpret, develop, and implement Library District and Branch policies and procedures as part of the District team. 

15.  Interacts extensively in person, over the telephone, and electronically, with patrons, district-wide staff and management, outside agencies, vendors, and other libraries.

16.  Works with the Branding and Marketing team to maintain communication with the local community and conduct public outreach programs to increase public awareness and support of library programs and services.

17.  Provides advice and consultation to Library District staff and management, Board of Trustees, patrons, and others concerning various policies and long-range planning of Electronic Resources. 

18.  Conducts reference interviews with patrons to address research needs.

19.  Utilizes personal computers and is familiar with web publishing, electronic reference resources, digitization techniques, automated library systems, the Internet, Intranets, e-mail, and online tools and resources.

20.  Prepares, submits, and maintains a department budget and adheres to established Library District objectives in such.

21.  Coordinates district–wide staff training in the use of digital reference resources that are added to the collection, and promotes the use of electronic resources to the community.

22.  Delivers paperwork and other materials to district-wide departments and libraries.

23.  Operates library and general office equipment including but not limited to: copy machine, telephone, and facsimile machine.

24.  Maintains a safe environment for both patrons and staff.

25.  Attends or conducts department, branch, and other miscellaneous meetings at
meeting sites throughout the district.

26.  Other duties as assigned.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY: The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness (D.E.I.), as well as participate in maintaining a respectful and positive work environment. All applicants will be considered for employment without bias. All ethnicities, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veterans or disability status are encouraged and welcomed to apply.

 

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience as a professional required. Including demonstrated ability to implement strategic library service objectives with measurable outcomes, effectively supervise and motivate subordinate staff, develop and maintain positive relationships with library customers, patrons, vendors, District-wide staff and management, successful implementation of outreach efforts with community organizations, agencies, and others, and successfully plan, develop and maintain a library web site with integrated reference resources used in the delivery of information services required. Master’s Degree in Library Science from a college OR university accredited by the American Library Association preferred. PLEASE NOTE: Meeting these posted qualifications does not necessarily guarantee an interview.


LICENSE, CERTIFICATE, OR SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possess, or have the ability to obtain, a valid Nevada Driver’s License at the time of hire.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining a physical condition necessary for standing and walking; frequent lifting and carrying objects of light weight (5 - 10 pounds) and occasional lifting and carrying objects of moderate weight (11 - 20 pounds); frequent bending, stooping, reaching, and pushing; minimal dexterity in the use of fingers, limbs, or body in the operation of office equipment; utilizing a keyboard, and sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Tasks require sound perception, visual perception, and oral communications ability.


ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Tasks are performed in adverse environmental conditions.


The award-winning Las Vegas-Clark County Library District serves 1.5 million people over 8,000 square miles through 25 branch libraries and online. The Library District is a vibrant member of the community with committed staff who work to provide information and the opportunity for lifelong learning, cultural awareness, community connection and basic literacy.