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.
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.
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.
Brigham Young University (BYU) invites application for the position of Cataloger of Music and Dance, a continuing faculty status track (BYU equivalent of tenure) position in the Harold B. Lee Library. The mission of this position is to provide accurate and prompt bibliographic records in local and international cataloging databases for the Harold B. Lee Library General and Special Collections materials that relate to music and dance subject areas. This covers all formats including text, digital, audio-visual, and serial, with a growing emphasis on digital manifestations. The mission also includes participating in scholarship, creative works, and other professional development activities associated with faculty status.Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church. The Library is seeking a dynamic individual who can perform well in a rapidly changing environment.
For more information and to apply, visit https://yjobs.byu.edu/postings/4628.
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Western Kentucky University (WKU) seeks applications for the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Library Technical Services. This is a 10-month tenure-track faculty position reporting to the Department Head of Library Technical Services (DLTS) which is composed of Continuing Resources, Bibliographic Access, Acquisitions/Collection Services, Integrated Library Systems, and Student Personnel. DLTS is responsible for acquiring, organizing, cataloging, and providing access to books, serials, non-print items, and electronic resources, and for binding and preserving materials for extended use in the collection. WKU Libraries currently uses the Voyager integrated library system. Anticipated starting date is January 1, 2015.
Responsibilities include: original and complex copy cataloging and classification of materials in special formats including; but not limited to, electronic books, videos, sound recordings, maps, atlases, and sheet music in all subject areas, shared responsibility for foreign language materials and authority file maintenance; participation in special cataloging projects as needed, teaching, research/creativity activity, and university/public service as outlined in the university, college, and department criteria for faculty rank and promotion.
For more information about this position and application procedures, visit http://www.wku.edu/employment/999150f.pdf.
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Western Nebraska Community College seeks a Technical Services Librarian. Responsibilities include: Facilitate patron use of the library and its resources; provide full reference and circulation services; train and supervise students as needed; present library information at workshops, meetings, and other venues re: library resources, copyright, information literacy, etc.; assist in cataloging new items using OCLC and international cataloging and classifications standards; assist with collection development and ordering of items; assist with ILL and some bookkeeping; assist in incorporating the use of new technologies; assist with database, website, ILS and libguides maintenance.
For more information and to apply, visit http://www.wncc.edu/about-wncc/human-resources/current-job-openings/technical-services-librarian-2014.