The Boston Athenaeum seeks a librarian fluent in emerging technologies to
manage electronic resources and serve as part of team that covers the
reference desk. This full-time exempt position reports to the Head of Reader
Services and supports the work of the Boston Athenaeum across all departments.


  * Manage electronic resources; including acquisition, licensing, processing, and maintenance 
    * Coordinate with serials acquisition in Technical Services Department.
    * Oversee collection development (working with subject bibliographers) and negotiate purchase with vendor or consortium liaison
    * Maintain electronic resources webpage
    * Participate in project to digitize finding aids
    * Serve on committee that maintains website
    * Work with all departments' collection management systems
  * Provide general and specialized reference assistance and occasionally work at circulation
  * Work some evenings and Saturdays in scheduled rotation among reference staff
  * Offer public presentations of reference services to members
  * Serve on a weekly basis in special collections room
  * Must be able to lift 40 pounds
  * Other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications:


  * MLS from an ALA-accredited institution

  * Experience offering public services in a library, using cataloging software (preferably OCLC), content management systems (e.g., Drupal), digital collection management software (e.g., ContentDM and The Museum System), email marketing software (e.g., Constant Contact)
  * Experience editing and maintaining webpages and websites, proficiency with HTML and CSS
  * Proficiency with Microsoft Office; experience with image editing
Preferred Qualifications:

  * Familiarity with visual resource librarianship, Drupal, EAD, Raiser's Edge, proxy servers
  * Experience dealing with vendors
  * Experience editing text, knowledge of Adobe Photoshop
  * Familiarity with PHP, XSL and XML
Position is available immediately.

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