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Burns & McDonnell
Kansas City, MO, United States (on-site)
6 days ago
Burns & McDonnell
Kansas City, Missouri, United States (on-site)
6 days ago


The Electronic Resources Librarian functions as a member of a small, collaborative team and has the primary responsibility for managing company-wide resources through collection development, relationship building, and contributing to contract negotiation. The Electronic Resources Librarian will facilitate access to crucial business, industry, and technical information through library platform management, promotion of library services, and reference work.


  • Primary responsibility for electronic resources management: reviewing licenses, arranging trials, establishing and maintaining access, and renewing subscriptions.

  • Supports the Library and the enterprise by providing information on usage, products, vendors, and resource options.

  • Collaborates with staff across departments to ensure a smooth workflow for acquisition, renewal, and payment of electronic resources.

  • Establishes and maintains relationships with vendors.

  • Provides basic and complex reference consultation to users, participates in meetings, and makes follow-up inquiries as needed.

  • Provides user education and outreach on general usage as well as limits of license-termed acceptable usage.

  • Stays abreast of emerging developments, technologies, and trends affecting electronic resource management by attending meetings, conferences, programs, and monitoring industry listservs.

  • Collaborates with library staff to evaluate the user experience and continually improve library services.

  • Contributes to the creation and maintenance of library policies, procedures, and documentation, ensuring compliance with industry standards and best practices.

  • Assists, consults and provides backup as needed for any research library function.

  • Collaborates with fellow librarians to perform collection development activities as needed.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Complies with all policies and standards.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 70901681
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Kansas City, Missouri, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Burns & McDonnell
  • Position Title: Electronic Resources Librarian
  • Job Function: Collection Development/Acquisitions
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Master's Degree
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
Kansas City , MO , US

Burns & McDonnell is a family of companies bringing together an unmatched team of 13,500 engineers, construction and craft professionals, architects, and more to design and build our critical infrastructure. With an integrated construction and design mindset, we offer full-service capabilities from a 100% employee-owned team.

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