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Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries

Job Description


Position:  E-Resource Licensing & Admin (20 hours/week hourly employee).

Work Location: Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries, 3801 E. Florida, Suite 515, Denver, CO 80210.

Summary:  Under the general direction of the E-Resource Licensing and Administrative Manager, this position provides support for the licensing of e-resources and other administrative duties for the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries. Licensing activities may include new offers, renewals, and library support for these activities as needed.  The applicant will also be involved with some accounting and other administrative duties as needed including entering data into the ERMS (electronic resource management system), communicating with vendors and librarians, and participation in other consortial activities as needed.

Hours: Work hours between 8am-5pm (M-F) and we will work with the successful candidate to fit the 20 hours around your schedule. The position is hybrid meaning that some hours may be worked at home but there may be some work in the office as needed.

Pay: $30-$34/per hour as a part-time benefitted hourly employee. Additional hours may be possible in the future.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2023

Application process: Please supply a short resume with your education/experience, a brief cover letter, and three references to George Machovec,  He may be contacted via email with any questions.


  • New offers for e-resources
  • Renewals for e-resources
  • Invoicing member libraries for completed contracts
  • Invoicing libraries that are licensing Alliance software or services such as Gold Rush or Prospector
  • Working with the in-house ERMS
  • Working with accounting software
  • Copying and filing paperwork
  • Assist in the preparation for meetings and conferences
  • Taking and preparing meeting minutes
  • Ordering and maintaining supplies
  • Word processing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Website updating
  • Phone support
  • Calendar support
  • General office support
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Education:   Masters in Library Science (MLS) either completed or underway

Experience:   Experience with Microsoft Office suite, Microsoft Outlook, or similar email/calendaring system. Experience in library e-resource licensing and/or accounting software is preferred although promising candidates without direct experience will be considered (particularly for new graduates or those in an MLS program).

Other Qualifications:  Ability to work on a variety of projects.  Strong attention to detail.  Excellent written and oral communication skills, friendly, reliable, work independently, and handle multiple tasks.  Although library experience is not required having some experience in libraries is helpful.

About the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries

The Alliance is a non-profit 501c3 organization founded in 1981 that supports member libraries in Colorado and Wyoming. The mission of the Alliance is to improve library services, expand library resources, create solutions to fit the changing information landscape, and provide good value for our members.