The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries seeks an energetic, intellectually curious and forward-thinking professional to fill the position of Collection Assessment and Analysis Librarian. This new position reports directly to the Assistant Director of the Collections and Resource Management Division. It supports the UWM research and teaching mission by helping to manage and develop the resources and collections to provide a 21st century research library for the UWM Libraries.
Principle responsibilities include: supporting the development and management of the UWM Libraries collections and resources; collaborating with the Division and across the organization to develop, analyzing and maintaining collections and resources supporting UWM research and curricula; providing data and analysis to inform strategic collection decision making for the UWM Libraries and its consortia; and collaborating across the organization and the UW System to create efficient processes.
For more information and to apply, visit http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/20032.
The Department of the Library at the College of Staten Island, City University
of New York, seeks applicants for appointment to a tenure-track faculty position as Assistant Professor for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian. This position is anticipated to begin in September 2015. The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for the procurement, licensing and management of electronic resources purchased directly by the CSI Library, and those resources indirectly acquired through collective licensing via consortia. S/He is expected to provide leadership in the administration of new and existing licensing for electronic resources; maintaining a database for tracking electronic resource licenses and licensing expressions; negotiate and monitor subscriptions in relation to existing license expirations and renewals; and troubleshoot e-access problems reported by patrons and other library staff.
This position will also participate in-person and virtual reference services; participate in the Library Instruction program; participate in the development of electronic instructional materials (online tutorials, subject web-guides, etc.); and assist in the assessment activities. The successful candidate will also pursue an active and productive academic agenda through scholarly publications and grant writing, and will participate in professional conferences. The candidate is also expected to participate and serve on department, college, and university-wide committees.
For more information and to apply, visit please go to www.cuny.edu; select “Employment,” “Search Job Listings,” “More Options to Search for CUNY Jobs,” then enter the Job ID#11796 in the “Job Opening ID” field. In order to be considered for this position,
applicants must submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, as well as the contact information for three professional references. All items to be uploaded must be combined in a single PDF document. Complete applications must be received by January 31, 2015.
The Rolfing Memorial Library seeks a service-oriented, versatile, and collaborative librarian with a desire to invest in a Christian higher education environment. The Electronic Resources Librarian will manage all aspects of the life cycle of electronic resources, including acquisition, cataloging, licensing, access, evaluation, and maintenance. The ERL supervises part-time serials staff and interacts regularly with library staff, IT staff, and students. This position reports to the Head of Technical Services.
To apply, please go to www.tiu.edu/hr/. Click on Job Postings (on the right hand side of the page). Set up a profile in ADP and fill out the application for Electronic Resources Librarian. For additional questions, contact the Head of Technical Services, Rebekah Luken @ firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-317-4007.
The Five Colleges of Ohio (a consortium of The College of Wooster, Denison University, Kenyon College, Oberlin College, and Ohio Wesleyan University) seeks dynamic, engaged, creative applicants for the position of Associate Director for Consortial Library Systems.
The successful candidate will provide leadership in the area of library information technology, build consensus among various constituents in the consortium, investigate and recommend library information technology solutions, and actively participate in the creation of a contemporary, user-centered information environment.
The focus of the position will be the direction of CONSORT library systems used by four of the colleges (Oberlin excluded). The Associate Director will play an important role in the provision of training and development for our library staffs and in the growing library systems collaborations among all five colleges.
For more information and to apply, visit http://employment2.kenyon.edu/postings/1893.
Kimbel Library at Coastal Carolina University seeks a creative, innovative, service-oriented librarian to manage the library’s electronic resources and related products that are used to manage electronic resources throughout their life cycle including evaluation, setup, implementation, and troubleshooting. Reporting to the Head of Library Technology and Systems, this twelve month, tenure-track position at either the assistant or associate level will coordinate the acquisition, evaluation, and maintenance of electronic resources, assess the effectiveness of electronic resources and identify ways to make access more effective and efficient.
The Electronic Resources Librarian serves as the primary liaison to vendors regarding electronic resource trials, acquisitions and licensing, pricing, and technical issues. This position works with database providers, vendors, publishers, consortium partners, and other personnel to resolve problems with accessing electronic resources, proactively manage technical changes to preempt resource access problems, and responds to end-users’ issues with electronic resources in a timely manner. This position is also responsible for maintaining very accurate usage data in a variety of systems such as our link resolver, usage consolidation tool, and discovery platform knowledge base (EBSCO’s EDS). Must be intellectually curious with the aptitude to identify and track changes and trends in technology, business models, organization structures and user culture that may impact the management of electronic resources at Kimbel Library. This position will be a bibliographer for electronic resources, keeping abreast of new resources and recommending these resources for the curriculum, and will ultimately become responsible for the entirety of collection management responsibilities as they relate to electronic resources.
For more information and to apply, visit https://jobs.coastal.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1416606828599.
The Eastern Michigan University Library invites applications for a tenure-track position of Collection Development Librarian; the appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and start in fall 2015. This position is an 8-month academic year appointment, with an additional summer appointment possible.
Operating in a collegial team environment, the Collection Development Librarian provides leadership in collection development, evaluation and assessment, license negotiation and collection budget allocation. The Collection Development Librarian guides selection, de-selection and retention policies for library resources. He/she undertakes quantitative and qualitative analysis and assessment to improve collections in support of the university’s priorities. The Collection Development Librarian helps determine the Library’s copyright compliance responsibilities.
For more information and to apply, visit http://agency.governmentjobs.com/emichedu/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1007242.