ARLIS Electronic Resources & Repository Librarian

University of Alaska

ARLIS Electronic Resources & Repository Librarian

University of Alaska System

ARLIS is seeking an experienced and knowledgeable Electronic Resources & Repository Librarian to be part of a dynamic and distinct specialized research library that reflects Alaska's natural and cultural heritage. As a faculty librarian, you will oversee electronic resources, online services, and repository systems, as well as manage metadata and digitization projects.

In this role, you will handle the following on a daily and ongoing basis: manage access to databases subscriptions, EBSCO Discovery Service, EBSCO Publication Finder, EZproxy authentication server, ILLiad document delivery, VuFind library search engine, ARLIS website, domain registration, system administration, content curation, and usage analytics. Managing the digital repository will involve developing and maintaining procedures for organizing and preserving repository content and data that adhere to current best practices. Working with staff, vendors, and partners to resolve issues and ensure access to electronic resources, online services, the website, and the repository, as well as planning and implementing continual improvements are central to this position. Likewise, you will coordinate and oversee technical projects through optimizing the efficiency and quality of project output, monitoring short-term and long-term progress of projects, adhering to project requirements and timelines, overseeing project staff as needed, identifying and reporting quality control issues, and regularly communicating project progress.

As the Electronic Resources & Repository Librarian, you will have expert knowledge of electronic resources management, website administration, server administration, digital/data repositories, long-term preservation practices for digital and data assets, large scale file and data set management, quality control, document delivery, integrated library systems, project management, including supervising project staff, and working in specialized research libraries.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree from an ALA-accredited institution. A minimum of two years of progressive experience or equivalent in electronic resources, website development, repository systems, or technical project management.

Position Details:

This position is located on the main UAA campus in Anchorage, AK. This is a full-time, 9-month base contract with a 3-month contract extension, term-funded faculty position at the rank of Term Instructor complete with both a competitive salary and UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, faculty time off, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage, and representation under a Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered for this position, applicants must attach the following documents to their online application:

• Resume
• Cover letter
• Contact information for three (3) professional references

Applications will be accepted for review on April 23, 2024. To ensure consideration, please apply by 11:55 PM Alaska Standard Time on April 22, 2024.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

This position is represented by United Academics (UNAC).

This position is term-funded and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Brandy Watts, ARLIS Director, at or (907) 786-7684.

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or / 907-786-1214 or

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing

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Closing Date 2025-03-28