The Library, Information and Technology Services (LITS) Division at Mount Holyoke College seeks an enthusiastic, creative, collegial, and service-oriented recent ALA-accredited-MLS graduate to help in the acquiring and managing of licensed and subscribed content for discovery and access. The new E-Resources and Serials Access Librarian’s position is intended to give an entry-level librarian the opportunity to quickly gain a broad and experience-based understanding of the diverse area of Discovery Services as well as to bring fresh ideas and new perspectives to LITS. To be successful in the small, dynamic, continuously metamorphosing Discovery Services Department, the incumbent will need to be able to learn new technologies with ease, enjoy solving puzzles and resolving discrepancies, not be afraid to ask questions, view mistakes as learning opportunities, and, while admiring the trees, never lose sight of the forest.
For more information and to apply, visit http://jobsearch.mtholyoke.edu.
Austin Community College is seeking a head librarian for Technical Services. In addition to a competitive salary, there is a stipend for this position.
The successful candidate:
- Provides leadership, management and supervision of the college’s Technical Services and Automation (TSLA) department and those functions within Library Services.
- Manages/oversees collection development functions of Library Services overall (9 campuses in 2013) including acquisitions, processing and cataloging for print, audiovisual and digital resources.
- Participates in the design of existing and new campus library collections (2 campuses in 2014) and the integration of new materials budgets into the overall Library Services budget.
- Coordinates the management and supervision of TSLA human resources functions including hiring, training and supervising technical services and automation faculty and staff.
- Participates in the design of and monitors annual library materials budget and assists in the process of designing materials budget for new campuses.
- Provides backup support for library technology/systems and ensures the integrity of the library’s online public access catalog.
- Is committed to innovative delivery of library services to better serve students, faculty and staff.
For more information and to apply, visit http://www5.austincc.edu/ehire/posting/online_version.php?job_num=1311024.
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks an innovative and knowledgeable
professional to support the technical infrastructure needs for electronic resources and acquisitions functions at the University Library. This is an Academic Professional position for a librarian who possesses the requisite skills, experience, and/or demonstrated knowledge from course work. The Support Specialist will work in the Acquisitions unit within the Technical Services Division of the Library. The successful candidate will work in a team environment with those division faculty and staff responsible for the management of electronic resources and acquisitions work, as well as with IT staff in providing technical support for the Library’s OpenURL link resolver, which is currently SFX. The work will include support for the tools, as well as the daily processes, to load, convert, and update resources or records to support the access and assessment of electronic resources, and for the Acquisitions unit’s record management needs. The position will assist in the maintenance of SFX, in troubleshooting access problems, and will also assist in managing the reports and documentation necessary to support electronic resources and acquisitions work. This position reports to the Head of Acquisitions and works closely with the Electronic Resources Librarian.
For more information and to apply, visit https://jobs.illinois.edu/search-jobs/job-details?jobID=40728&job=electronic-resources-and-acquisitions-support-specialist-library-acquisitions-a1400172.
Georgetown University Lauinger Library invites applications for the position of Electronic Resources & Serials Specialist.
This position will play a vital role in supporting the daily operations of the Electronic Resources & Serials Unit in Lauinger Library. This position is responsible for the receiving, invoicing and bibliographic maintenance for periodicals, standing orders and microforms. This includes checking-in materials, updating and correcting holdings, creating item records for standing orders, physical processing of periodicals, projecting future dates for volumes, and corresponding with vendors regarding missing or damaged items. This position also performs complex, time-sensitive technical support for electronic resources and helps the Unit with special projects related to electronic resources.
This position reports to the Unit Head of the Electronic Resources & Serials Unit. The Unit Head reports to the Head of the Technical Services Department.
For more information and to apply, visit https://jobs.georgetown.edu/PD.php?posNo=20141155.
As a member of the Acquisitions Department, the Electronic Resources Acquisitions Coordinator provides leadership in the procurement of electronic resources for the Duke University Libraries. Working in a changing and flexible environment, s/he manages the acquisitions and licensing of new electronic databases and journals as well as the
renewal of existing subscriptions. To successfully perform the job, s/he must work closely with vendors, Technical and Public Services staff, the Professional School Libraries, and consortia partners.
For more information and to apply, visit http://library.duke.edu/about/jobs/e-resources/.
The UMass Amherst Libraries is seeking a highly experienced, enthusiastic and engaged individual to lead the Department of Information Resources Management. The ideal candidate will provide leadership and vision for acquiring, processing, providing intellectual access, organizing, managing, and preserving print and digital collections. The Head, Information Resources Management will prioritize and administer departmental workflows and services in response to user needs, new opportunities, evolving technologies and trends in academic libraries and higher education.
A key position objective is to balance knowledge of collection management activities to integrate this function into the broader, user-oriented perspective and foster a culture of communication and collaboration. The successful candidate will join a team of librarians seeking state-of-the-art approaches to engage and work with campus researchers.
For more information and to apply, visit http://umass.interviewexchange.com.
The Information Librarian / Electronic Resources Management position is a highly collaborative and service-oriented position. The primary role is to oversee all processing activities associated with electronic resources for B.D. Owens Library. Ensures continued access to electronic resources, and works with faculty, library staff, and departments to develop library electronic collections. The librarian teaches in the Library’s information literacy curriculum, contributes to Library’s Web services, serves as a liaison to academic departments, and provides research service, which includes evening and weekend hours.
For more information and to apply, visit http://agency.governmentjobs.com/nwmissouri/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=905733.