Electronic Resources & Scholarly Communication Librarian


Denison University is an academically rigorous liberal arts college with an increasingly diverse campus community. It offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Denison is located in the village of Granville, 30 minutes from Columbus, Ohio, the state capitol, which hosts a wide range of cultural and artistic opportunities. Granville also offers an excellent public school system and easy access to outdoor activities.

We are seeking an Electronic Resources & Scholarly Communication Librarian who will support access to Denison University’s extensive electronic resources and related library collections through multiple platforms. In this newly-created position, the librarian will also establish routine processes and support structures for the college’s institutional repository, collaborating with library staff, faculty, and consortial partners to oversee access to our digital collections.

Who You Are:

  • You look forward to joining a team of committed library staff working to provide the best services possible to a liberal arts community.
  • You enjoy working in a collaborative environment to develop programs for an increasingly diverse campus.
  • You are a proactive, tech savvy, and motivated problem-solver.
  • You are adaptable and resilient in an ever changing environment.
  • You are passionate about promoting the use of library collections and services.

What You’ll Do:

  • Manage and maintain access to electronic resources.
  • Manage and promote our institutional repository and related digital resource platforms.
  • Support ongoing interest in digital scholarship.
  • Collaborate with others and manage multiple priorities and projects.
  • Solve problems within and across platforms.
  • Supervise one library support staff member.

Select qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited MLS, MLIS, or equivalent degree.
  • Experience working with electronic resources.
  • Knowledge of digital repositories, digitization, and metadata.
  • Organizational, planning, communication, and interpersonal skills. 

To view the full job description and to apply, please visit employment.denison.edu. Applications received by July 9, 2018 will be assured careful consideration; the position is open until filled. This is a full-time, exempt, salaried, position working 40 hours per week on a Monday through Friday schedule, with occasional evening and weekend hours.

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide. Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Denison University
Granville, Ohio
Application Deadline: 
July 9, 2018