Electronic Resources Librarian, University of Houston-Clear Lake, Houston, TX

University of Houston-Clear Lake seeks an Electronic Resources Librarian. The Electronic Resources Librarian assists with the acquisition, access, administration, support, and evaluation/monitoring of electronic resources under the supervision of the Associate Director (AD) for Technical Services. This position works collaboratively with library staff to develop and maintain the electronic resources collection for Neumann Library.

For more information and to apply, visit https://jobs.uhcl.edu/postings/8786.

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Assistant Coordinator, Electronic Resources Acquisitions Specialist, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

This full-time Administrative Professional position at Colorado State University Libraries will hold responsibilities for serials acquisitions and management, focusing on electronic resources, but including print and other formats. The position resides in the Acquisitions and Metadata Services Department and will report to the Electronic Resources Management Librarian. Staff in this department collaborate with other librarians, staff, and the publishing community to support the collections life-cycle, including budget management; acquisitions; licensing; e-resource management (ERM); policy development; and statistical and qualitative reporting. The department also creates, transforms, and manages MARC and other data to facilitate discovery and retrieval of high-value library resources.

For more information about this position and application procedures, see http://lib.colostate.edu/images/about/employment/ERA_AP_LongDesc.pdf.

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Head of Serials/Electronic Resources Division, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS

Rowland Medical Library at the University of Mississippi Medical Center seeks a Head of Serials/Electronic Resources Division, at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.  Rowland Library serves the schools of medicine, dentistry, nursing, health related professions, pharmacy and graduate studies in the health sciences.

The team member in this position:

Provides leadership including reviewing current policies and procedures and formulates strategies for enhanced and continued workflow and processes for all serials and e-resources.

Is responsible for library e-resources and print serial collections including managing budget, licensing, and electronic resources lifecycle.  Coordinates acquisition, implementation and maintenance of electronic resources and serials.  Provides oversight and supervision for workflow and processes.  Communicates with vendors, publishers, consortia, and specific university IT staff. Monitors budget and expenditures and initiates payment with department accountant.  Investigates new resources and places orders with agents or vendors.  Conducts initial review of licenses and works with contracts administration.  Informs staff and patrons of license restrictions.

The incumbent must also work with reference/education to help develop training materials and to identify e-content for possible purchase.

This is a management level position that reports to the Library Director.  The anticipated start date for this position is November 1; review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


MLS or equivalent from ALA-accredited program with a minimum of three years’ experience with serials and electronic resources management in an academic library.  Demonstrated knowledge of acquisitions process for serials and e-resources. Experience using A-Z journal management resource and in facilitating and troubleshooting web design, networks, and proxy server operations.  Strong patron service focus.  Must have effective oral and written communication skills.


Experience in Health Sciences.  Ability to provide meaningful data reports for serials and other e-resources using Microsoft Office suite, specifically Excel reports.  Experience supervising library staff.

The University of Mississippi Medical Center offers a competitive benefits package and retirement plan. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications. Applications will be accepted until October 1, 2014. Send letter of application, resume, and names and contact information of three references to: Connie Machado, Rowland Medical Library, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 N. State Street, Jackson, MS 39216. Email: cmachado@umc.edu

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Serials and Electronic Resources Librarian, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD

Salisbury University is seeking creative and dynamic applicants for the position of Serials and Electronic Resources Librarian.  This position plays a key role within the Salisbury University Libraries and reports to the Associate Dean/Director of Technical Services.  Duties/responsibilities include: Manage serials, including ordering, receiving, and maintaining serials in print and electronic formats.  Manage the lifecycle of electronic resources, including databases, e-books, streaming video, serials, and the like. Train, supervise, and evaluate the Serials Assistant.  Develop assessment strategies and conduct ongoing assessment; collaborate on collection development initiatives.  Act as liaison for one academic department, providing instruction, collection development, and research support. Participate in library, campus, consortium, and regional/national activities as appropriate.

 For more information and to apply, visit: http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/Jobs/single.asp?ident=1915.

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Head of Content Organization and Management, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library seeks an enthusiastic and highly qualified librarian to develop and lead its Content Organization and Management (COM) Department. The department selects, acquires, organizes and manages intellectual content to support the learning, teaching and scholarship activities of the university’s students, faculty, and staff. The head of COM is responsible for: departmental strategic planning, budgeting, and management; coordination and guidance of departmental recruitment, program review and assessment; mentoring and performance evaluation; oversight of the collegial and peer review processes; providing leadership for the library’s scholarly communication efforts and supervision of the collection development, electronic resources, metadata and serials librarians. The department head collaborates with COM librarians and departmental liaisons to develop the library’s collection of electronic and print resources; collaborates with the digital initiatives unit to develop digital projects and programs; and serves as a member of the library-wide leadership team.

For a complete position description, qualifications, and application procedures, visit website: https://jobs.wcu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=53598.

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