Job Posting

Electronic Resources Librarian – University of Mary Hardin-Baylor – TX

Job Summary

The University of Mary Hardin Baylor seeks qualified candidates for an Electronic Resources Librarian. This is a year-round, non-tenure track faculty position with initial appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, commensurate with experience. UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society.

Job Responsibilities

The Electronic Resources Librarian is primarily responsible for evaluating, selecting and implementing the library’s electronic resources. Specific duties will include:

  • Providing technical support for all electronic resources including databases, eJournals and eBooks.
  • Interfacing with vendors and publishers to resolve access, licensing, technical issues
  • Setting up trials and requesting quotes, reviewing license agreements
  • Collecting and analyzing usage statistics
  • Setting up web access management (identity management by proxy) for all electronic subscriptions in the Integrated Library System (Innovative Interfaces)
  • Managing and updating content on the library website and electronic resources platform CONTENTdm
  • Proposing new technology and tools to enhance the library’s effectiveness
  • Serve as librarian liaison to assigned departments
  • Participate in collection development in assigned areas.
  • Participate in bibliographic instruction (as needed) within the library
  • Participate in university committees, activities, and initiatives
  • Participate in professional development activities to remain informed of current and emerging library trends, services, and products.
  • Reviewing learning resources for the UMHB MyWay (self-paced online courses) program to determine appropriate use of OER, licensed, and copyrighted materials.

Education/Experiential Requirements

An MLIS or MLS from an ALA-accredited program.

Job Application Instructions

Please submit a cover letter, CV, transcript copies, and evidence of quality teaching performance with your online application. Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB’s mission and values, found at In addition, include in one page or less, a description of your own Christian beliefs and commitments.