Digital Assets Manager- Maryland University of Integrative Health- Laurel, MD

DIGITAL ASSETS MANAGER

The Sherman Cohn Library at the Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH) in Laurel, MD is seeking a personable, dedicated, technology-savvy, customer-service oriented individual to work as a Digital Assets Manager at the Sherman Cohn Library.  This is a hands-on position responsible for managing all of the Library’s online and print subscriptions, serving as the University’s Copyright Officer, and developing and maintaining the Library’s digital repository.

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Brokering and managing all print, ebook, and ejournal subscriptions and licensing agreements solo or in conjunction with the Library’s consortia affiliates
  • Insuring patron access to the full text of ebooks and ejournals through the Library’s Sierra online catalog
  • Interlinking and maintaining patron access to the Library’s electronic book and journal holdings across multiple platforms (such as EBSCO, the Online Catalog, PubMed, and others)
  • Training Library Staff to access online subscriptions and keeping Staff apprised of new materials available for patron use
  • Serving in a Help Desk capacity to resolve ebook or ejournal access issues experienced by any Library employee or patron
  • Engaging in ongoing, proactive campaigns in copyright education for all Library patrons (students, faculty, staff, community members, and alumni) who utilize materials licensed by the Sherman Cohn Library
  • Tracking University use requests and responding to questions from the University’s faculty, students, and staff concerning their use of copyrighted materials
  • Facilitating and encouraging open access models of scholarly communication and the creation and sharing of educational materials
  • Working closely with the Director of Library Services on policies and procedures surrounding the collections within the digital repository
  • Establishing, maintaining and entering the digital repository collections and managing the process of obtaining documents from designated University personnel
  • Serving on or acting as a liaison to Online Learning, University Committees, Task Forces, or other groups associated with managing digital assets or using copyrighted work
  • Monitoring and reporting on the access of print, ebook, and ejournal subscriptions, on copyright use requests, and on digital repository contributions and utilization
  • Engaging in special project work as assigned
  • Performing other duties as assigned

To apply:

Please view the full job description and access the online application from the following page:  http://muih.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2xes75kigu8

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