Head of Acquisitions & Resource Sharing, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

The University of Kansas Libraries seeks a knowledgeable, enthusiastic and highly-motivated individual for the Academic Staff position of Head of Acquisitions & Resource Sharing. Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Content and Access Services, the incumbent provides innovative vision, leadership and management of all staff assigned to content acquisition and resource sharing services.

The successful candidate will lead a staff of twenty-four in the implementation of a newly blended department by merging workflows and applicable skills used for resource sharing and acquisitions. The department head will work closely with others in the Libraries and the University community to advance programs such as open access, scholarly publishing, copyright, and fair use.

This is an unclassified academic staff position. (Academic staff are faculty equivalent positions but are not tenure track.)  Rank considerations are based on professional performance and service experience.  For more information and to apply, visit https://employment.ku.edu/academic/1941BR.  Review of applications begins November 15, 2014.  If you have questions about the position after reading the job description, contact:  Judith Emde, Assistant Dean for Content & Access Services, email: jemde@ku.edu ; phone: 785-864-4931.

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Electronic Resources Librarian, Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL

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 (Hall) Luken @ rhall@tiu.edu or 847-317-4007.

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Electronic Resources and Acquisitions Support Specialist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks an innovative and knowledgeable professional to support 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. The position will assist in the maintenance of our OpenURL link resolver, 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=45661&job=electronic-resources-and-acquisitions-support-specialist-university-library-a1400501.

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Electronic Resources Librarian, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO

The University of Colorado Boulder Libraries invites applications for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian.  This is a tenure-stream position reporting to the Director of the Metadata Services Department.  The Electronic Resources Librarian manages the Serials Acquisitions and Access Unit within the Metadata Services Department of the University Libraries. This Unit is responsible for acquiring the Libraries’ serials and electronic resources including databases, datasets, e-journals, and aggregator packages; compiling usage statistics; troubleshooting access problems; and managing the Libraries’ various electronic resource platforms and delivery systems. The Electronic Resources Librarian supervises 2.5 FTE staff.  Supervisory duties of this position include developing and implementing Unit goals and projects; establishing policies and procedures; and hiring, training, and evaluating staff.  The successful candidate will serve on the Metadata Services Department Management Group and Libraries working groups as appropriate.

The position includes significant responsibilities for research or creative work and service in keeping with the tenure standards of the University of Colorado Boulder.

For more information and to apply, visit https://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/87827.

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Electronic Discovery and Access Librarian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Under the direction of the Assistant Director, Electronic Resources and Serials (ER+S), the Electronic Access and Discovery Librarian will serve as one of the leaders of the ER+S management team, and will play a critical role in ER+S’s mission to establish a proactive service culture to ensure faculty, students and staff have expedited, accurate and relevant access to the broad range of research materials provided through the University Libraries.
The EDA Librarian will manage data residing in Penn’s traditional ILS and in all of the Libraries’ content knowledgebases, including an openURL resolver and discovery service. The incumbent will analyze, manage and organize incoming data, using data-loading tools and batch-processes, and will manage, prepare and facilitate the loading of e-resource record sets into the ILS. Position holds responsibilities for performing original and advanced copy cataloging and record maintenance on a variety of e-formats; integrating resources (databases/websites), e-books and serials. The EDA librarian will also collaborate with specialists for other formats, such as visual resource or print materials, and resolve complex cataloging problems.

For more information and to apply, visit https://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/6607.

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