Capital University
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • Full Time

Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, short-term and long-term disability, life and critical illness insurance and free parking.

The Electronic and Open Educational Resources Librarian is responsible for the activation, management, assessment and documentation of electronic resources for Blackmore and Hamma Libraries (Library Services); additionally, this position will work closely with faculty, librarians and library administrators to provide leadership with efforts promoting discovery, adoption and implementation of electronic Open Educational Resources such as open access journals and open textbooks.

In support of Library Services' Information Literacy and Library Instruction, this position will also serve as a liaison to assigned academic departments providing information literacy and library instruction in virtual and in-person classroom settings, by embedding in courses through the Learning Management System, and by developing and maintaining supplemental instructional resources such as subject guides.

As a team, we pride ourselves on supporting one another in pursuit of our goal to provide outstanding library services and resources to our campus community. The successful candidate will be able to: develop effective relationships with library staff, university colleagues, vendors, and members of OhioLINK and other consortia; manage multiple projects and priorities efficiently and effectively; and ensure that the libraries' electronic resources reflect current approaches to management, assessment, discovery, and access.

As a member of the librarian team, the Electronic and Open Educational Resources Librarian will provide search, reference, and discovery assistance through virtual services such as email and chat when scheduled.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Master's degree (M.L.I.S. or M.L.S.) from an ALA-accredited Library Science Program.
  • A history of advancing responsibilities managing and documenting library resources.
  • Knowledge of electronic resource management tools, standards and initiatives, such as SUSHI and COUNTER.
  • Working knowledge of e-resource authentication systems and proxy services.
  • Experience with an Integrated Library System.

Strongly Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with III Sierra Integrated Library System.
  • Experience developing instructional resources in a variety of formats.
  • Experience with providing in-person and virtual instruction in a classroom setting.
  • One year's work experience in a library setting.

Capital University requires all employees in all positions to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before the first day of employment. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of having the full COVID-19 vaccination OR file and be granted approval for a valid religious or medical exemption. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Capital University's HR Department after you receive an offer of employment. Capital University does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of an offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation.

Capital University is committed to increasing the diversity of the Capital community and curriculum. This commitment includes Capital's dedication to the development of faculty and staff who are committed to inclusive practices in teaching, learning, working and all other campus and community interactions. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.

For more information on Capital University, visit our website at

Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and free parking.

Capital University is an equal opportunity employer, and supports a diverse and inclusive campus community. Capital University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by the law.

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