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 http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/6607.
The University of Mississippi Libraries seeks an Electronic Resources
and Discovery Librarian with energy and initiative to provide leadership
and effective management for the discovery of the libraries’ electronic
resources. Working in a team environment, the incumbent will be
responsible for leading library-wide efforts to optimize technologies
designed to help publicize the libraries’ collections, and for providing
user-centric services for information access and discovery.
The position is a 12-month, tenure-track faculty appointment.
For more information and to apply, visit https://jobs.olemiss.edu/postings/6536.
California State University Fullerton Pollak Library is seeking a collaborative, innovative librarian with a background in acquisitions who is creative, technologically adept and service oriented. The position oversees and coordinates the operations and processing phases of ordering, receiving and paying for resources in all formats for the Pollak Library.
The Acquisitions Librarian will provide leadership for new approaches for the acquisition and management of information resources in all formats; establish policies and procedures associated with ordering, receiving, and payment activities; monitor vendor contacts; and manage the acquisitions functions in library systems. The position provides strategic leadership and coordinates the day-to-day acquisitions activities of library staff. The candidate will serve on department, library, and campus committees. This is a tenure track position, and this librarian will be expected to meet promotion and tenure requirements, including taking part in scholarly and professional activities.
For more information and to apply, visit http://hr.fullerton.edu/jobs. Click on “University Employment”, select “Faculty Opportunities”, then click on “Search” to view all job listings or type in 7428BR in the “AutoReqId” section to bring up the position.
The University of California, Berkeley invites applicants for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian (ERL). Reporting to the Head of the Acquisitions Department, the successful applicant will have a thorough understanding of and experience with licensing and supporting access to electronic resources. The ERL will manage key e-resource information systems and will be responsible for the production and dissemination of statistics related to resource (both print and electronic) acquisition, licensing and usage.
The incumbent will take the lead role in managing publisher/vendor license negotiations, assessment, and support of ongoing access to electronic information resources. S/he will work closely with the Head of Acquisitions, the AUL & Director for Collections, the Electronic Resources Unit, and subject librarians to shape and improve access to electronic resources for Library users. The ERL will report to the Head of the Acquisitions Department.
For more information and to apply, visit https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00559.
Millsaps College Library seeks an Acquisitions Librarian responsible for
selecting and ordering library materials and serials management, with
additional duties in reference and some library instruction.
This professional position reports to the College Librarian and works
closely with other Library staff. The Acquisitions Librarian also
consults with faculty and library staff to select and order library
materials; accepts and evaluates gift books; manages print journals;
works with vendors and processes invoices for payment; monitors the
acquisitions budget; and prepares reports as needed. The Acquisitions
Librarian conducts some library instruction sessions for freshmen and
upper level classes in cooperation with other librarians. All librarians
serve at the reference desk one night per week and rotate weekends and
other times as needed.
For more information and to apply, visit http://www.millsaps.edu/about_millsaps/acquisitions_librarian.php.
University of Texas at Tyler Library invites applications for the position of Head of Electronic Resources and Collection Development. This position oversees all aspects of electronic resource management and coordinates the acquisition, collection development, management and evaluation of library resources.
Essential functions include:
- Oversee administrative functions of purchasing, licensing, and acquiring access to electronic resources including evaluation of resources and fiscal duties associated with electronic resources management. Maintains access to and supports interconnectivity of online resources via a link resolver and serials management tools, such as Ebsco’s LinkSource and A to Z List. Oversee the implementation and population of an open source ERM (CORAL).Troubleshoots access issues with Library Systems.
- Oversee the review and implementation of collection policies. Coordinate and support the work of librarian liaisons in collection development and management activities. Facilitate evaluations of holdings for academic accreditation reviews. Analyze material usage statistics from a variety of sources,e.g., KOHA (ILS), EBSCO A to Z (link resolver) and COUNTER reports.
- Work with the Library Director and other Department Heads to provide effective leadership and enhance communication and cooperation among all library staff and within the university community.
- Oversee the acquisitions and renewal of all library materials including firm orders, standing orders, print serials, and electronic resources. Prepare fiscal year budget and oversee encumbrance and expenditure of funds for all library materials.
- Oversee cataloging and metadata management for all materials in the general collection; including books, ebooks, audiovisual materials, music scores, databases, and serials in print and online.Oversee periodicals to ensure receipt, claiming, and processing of print periodicals; facilitate “check-in” and cataloging of electronic serials.Train, supervise and evaluate full-time employees.
For more information and to apply, visit https://zhr-candidate-ada.shared.utsystem.edu/psp/ZHRPRDADA/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL/?tab=PAPP_GUEST&SiteId=12, position 10037012-Professional Librarian.
The System Librarian leads, administers, maintains, and supports the Library’s Integrated Library System (currently Innovative Interfaces Inc.’s (III) Sierra) hardware, software and associated peripherals which makeup the Library’s primary ILS so that faculty, students and staff have access to the full range of system functionality including online public access catalog, Circulation, Acquisitions, Cataloging and Serials and other ILS modules. This position is responsible for managing and supporting the Library’s suite of information management systems related to the ILS, which currently include Summon. Act as liaison between the vendor (currently III) and the Library for problem resolution and enhancement requests and act as Library’s representative to the national user group. Provide end user support in the form of report production and distribution, database maintenance and system modifications as required.
This position reports to the Head of Library Information Technology. The position works closely with several key staff members from all departments in the library and several departments on campus to ensure that the integrity of the ILS and its data are maintained.
For more information and to apply, visit https://jobs.georgetown.edu/PD.php?posNo=20141111.