Head of Acquisitions, University of California, Berkeley, CA

The UC Berkeley Library has extended its search for a Head of Acquisitions. Deadline for the next review of applications is September 29, 2014.

​UC Berkeley librarians have transitioned to a new salary scale since this job was originally posted, so please note the new salary range. 

The University of California, Berkeley seeks a dynamic, user-focused, creative librarian with demonstrated management and acquisitions experience to orchestrate the acquisition and delivery of a robust digital and print collection to the Library’s research, teaching, and student community.

Reporting to the Associate University Librarian (AUL) & Director for Collections, the Head of Acquisitions (Head) provides leadership for all acquisitions activities with a view to ensuring timely access to materials. The Acquisitions Department consists of five units: Ordering & Receiving, Electronic Resources, Periodicals Receiving, Gifts & De-acquisitions, and Exchange. There are 13-15 FTE career staff and about 12 students in the department. The unit leaders report directly to the Head and supervise the staff and students in their functional areas.

For more information and to apply, visit https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00436.

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Electronic Information Librarian, Rivier University, Nashua, NH

Rivier University seeks an Electronic Information Librarian. Duties/responsibilities include:  Manage and coordinate the library’s electronic information resources and systems; act as vendor liaison for all manner of electronic resources and services; perform all systems administration functions for the library’s integrated library system (ILS); manage other library specific software; assist library staff with computer issues; communicate with the campus Information Technology (IT) Department staff to resolve problems; manage the usage statistics for all electronic information resources; and provide Reference Desk services.

For more information about the position and application procedures, visit http://www.rivier.edu/jobs-hr.aspx?id=2887.

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Electronic and Continuing Resources Librarian, St. Edward’s University, Austin, TX

St. Edward’s University is looking for an innovative, knowledgeable person to become our new Electronic and Continuing Resources Librarian. Manage a significant collection of databases, journals (including traditional print serials) and other electronic and continuing resources for a dynamic small university in Austin, Texas. The ECR librarian prepares, implements, and manages the policies, practices, priorities, work-flow, and staff of the Electronic and Continuing Resources Section and also manages the Section’s day-to-day operation. This full-time position reports to the library director. Available immediately.

For more information and to apply, visit https://stedwards.applicantpro.com/jobs/130096.html.

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Acquisitions Licensing & Rights Management Specialist, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

The University of Kansas (KU) is looking for a Licensing Rights Management Specialist to provide significant support in the negotiation and management of licenses, copyright, and other digital rights related to the acquisitions and renewal of content for KU Libraries.  This position reports to the Interim Head of Acquisitions.  Between July-December 2014, the KU Libraries Acquisitions Department will undergo a comprehensive workflow analysis in order to transition into a larger blended department with Resource Sharing.

For more information and to apply, visit https://employment.ku.edu/staff/1591BR.

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Digital/E-Resources Librarian, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD

NIST seeks a Digital/E-Resources Librarian. Duties include: Oversee all aspects of the life cycle of digital/e-resources, including the acquisition, licensing, cataloging, access, and discovery. Examine workflows to improve practices and create written documentation/workflow maps; maintain accurate, up-to-date data (e.g., holdings information, descriptive metadata) in ISOs resource management system, ILS, link resolver, proxy server, digital asset management, and other systems. Harvest and analyze usage data to support collection development and guide future digital initiatives. Partner with ILS Systems Administrator and Digital Services Librarian to troubleshoot technical issues, implement new service delivery tools, and implement best practices for managing digital resources/objects. Contribute to the planning for the next-generation discovery services framework. Respond to inquiries from customers about access issues, best practices for digital content management, and journal information. Explore new resources and emerging technologies and implement new tools and services as appropriate.

For more information abut the position and application procedures, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/378067800.

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