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Electronic Resources position

  • Kent State University Libraries
  • Kent, OH
  • Mid-Level
  • Full-Time

About this Job

Kent State University Libraries seek a resourceful and service-oriented person to contribute to the work of our Electronic Resources Team. Under the direction of the Manager, Electronic Resources, this position supports the acquisition and management of electronic resources, including ordering, establishing access, troubleshooting access problems, renewal, payment, adjusting records as titles cease/are canceled, or transferred to other publishers or hosting platforms, as well as quality control and lifecycle support. This position is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in an academic library setting.

This is an unclassified staff position. Starting salary: $45,600



Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and three years of relevant experience in a comparably-sized academic or public library.


High school diploma, GED, or equivalent and ten (10) years progressively responsible experience in the field of serials and electronic resources.

Desired Qualifications

Master’s degree in a relevant field. Prior collections management or serials management experience. Core Competencies for E-Resources Librarians.

Employer Statement

Must pass a security check.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Kent State University is a Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free University effective July 1, 2017. Smoking and tobacco use are not permitted on any of Kent State’s campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated, or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international. For additional details, visit

How to Apply

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Additional Instructions:

Include To apply, please use the link to the jobs listing below. Please provide a letter of interest, a resume, and the names and contact information of
three (3) professional references.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until Thursday, February 29, 2024.additional information about how to apply, benefits, etc.

Posted On: Feb 5, 2024 / This posting expires: Mar 1, 2024