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Electronic Resources Analyst

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Work type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Temporary, Full Time, Library

Job No: 521446; 11/17/2022

Electronic Resources Analyst
Library Services Specialist III
University Library

Salary Range: $3,775 - $6,960/Monthly

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; temporary position, ends on or before one year from the date of hire; may be extended; may become permanent; non-exempt classification.

Essential Functions: Under the general direction of the Head of Collections, Discovery and Content Management and reporting to the Electronic Resources and Digital Publishing Librarian, the Electronic Resources Analyst oversees and manages day-to-day operations related to the access, use, and maintenance of the University Library’s electronic resources including databases, electronic journals, electronic books, and streaming media. The Electronic Resources Analyst will ensure timely, accurate data about electronic resources in a variety of systems/applications such as Alma, Central Discovery Index, link resolver, A-Z database list, and discovery services.  The incumbent will be responsible for troubleshooting a variety of complex technical issues related to electronic resource discoverability and access, including communicating with faculty/students and external electronic resource providers to resolve these issues.  The incumbent will ensure that regular maintenance, new developments, and updates for the electronic resources in Alma, EBSCONet, and other management systems/applications are performed. The incumbent will maintain comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of electronic resources' scope, variations, and characteristics, including databases, journals, eBooks, and streaming videos. The incumbent will also provide support and training for library personnel and student assistants in the area of electronic resource activation, access, and troubleshooting.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Four years of related library and/or clerical experience or an equivalent combination of experience and education. Working knowledge and understanding of the full electronic resources management lifecycle, including the licensing, acquisitions process, activation, troubleshooting and renewal, as well as the scope, variations, and characteristics of electronic resources in all types and formats, including databases, journals, eBooks, and streaming videos.  Familiarity with descriptive metadata standards, including, but not limited to RDA, MARC/MARC21, and Library of Congress classification systems, and SUSHI/COUNTER schemas. Ability to work with a variety of software, applications, and databases, such as OCLC Connexion and MarcEdit.  Excellent customer service skills, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills, organizational skills, and analytical and problem-solving skills.   Ability to work effectively with minimal direction both independently and collaboratively with colleagues and library vendors.  Ability to adapt well to change and to be flexible. Incumbent must demonstrate an interest or ability in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position.

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California. As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Desired Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Experience managing electronic resources in an academic consortia environment. Knowledge of online databases and discovery platforms, including the ability to perform complex strategies and identify problem areas in Alma and Primo VE.  Demonstrated research skills.  Dedication to responsive, timely, and proactive service.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on 12/1/2022 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply.  Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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