Discovery and Electronic Resources Librarian, Loyola Notre Dame Library, Baltimore, MD

The Loyola Notre Dame Library in Baltimore, MD, seeks a flexible, innovative librarian with electronic resource management experience to join our Acquisitions unit. The Discovery and Electronic Resources Librarian will manage the life cycle of electronic resources and work collaboratively with units throughout the Library and with University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) colleagues to provide accurate access to electronic content and improved discoverability for users. Under the supervision of the Acquisitions and Resource Management Librarian, the successful candidate will be a creative problem solver and proactively incorporate new and emerging practices and technology into the electronic resources environment. The Discovery and Electronic Resources Librarian will be a continuous learner who applies expertise developed through work experience and professional development opportunities.

The full job description is available on the LNDL website: https://www.lndl.org/about/employment-opportunities

 

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Head, Collection Development and Resource Access, Florida International University, Miami, FL

RESPONSIBILITIES:

I. Professional Practice

·         Leads the Collections & Resource Development Department consisting of Acquisitions, Serials, and Electronic Resources. Includes direct supervision of 2 FTE faculty librarians and hierarchical supervision of 10 FTE staff.

·         Allocates and monitors the materials resource budget.

·         Leads collection development efforts of the FIU Libraries, including coordination of issues and policies across all formats in consultation with appropriate departments and personnel.

·         Coordinates liaison collection development activities and collaborates with liaison librarians to foster positive relationships with faculty, especially pertaining to collection issues.

·         Serves as primary contact for collection assessment activities such as program reviews, accreditation reports, and internal assessments

·         Oversees the process of Repair, Missing and Lost item review and replacement.

·         Chairs the FIU Libraries’ Collection Advisory Committee to discuss collection activities, review product proposals, and draft policies.

·         Participates in collaborative collection discussions with local, state, and national efforts including CSUL Collection Planning Committee, Florida State Library, Association of Southeastern Research Libraries, and the Center for Research Libraries.

·         As a Library Department Head, participate in meetings and activities to determine the strategic direction of the library, achieve annual goals, and enhance daily operations

·         Assumes other responsibilities and duties as requested by the Dean of Libraries.

·         Leads and manages acquisitions activities including purchasing, licensing, and facilitating access to licensed content.

·         Conducts regular assessments of departmental services, workflows, and operations.

·         Assists in developing effective reports and messaging for other library and university administrators to understand the library’s materials budget needs.

II. Scholarship, Service, & Professional Development

·         Participates in continuing education, conference, workshops, seminars, or other activities that enhance professional knowledge.

·         Contributes to the profession through active participation in professional associations, research, or other scholarly activities.

·         Serves the library and institution through participation in meetings and committee work.

·         Attend and participate in library meetings, including Library Assembly, Administration Team, and Direct Reports.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·         ALA-accredited MLIS

·         Demonstrated commitment to user-centered library services and an understanding of information seeking behaviors in an academic research environment

·         Excellent interpersonal communication, presentation, and organization skills, including the ability to effectively impart knowledge and skills

·         Minimum five years of experience managing multi-million dollar resource budgets.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Ability to work flexibly, creatively, and collaboratively in a changing and fast-paced environment with a culturally diverse population

·         Strong organizational and time management skills with emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail

·         Strong leadership skills and ability to work independently, collaboratively, and in teams within library and university web/online communities

Rank/Salary: Non-tenured faculty status; rank and salary are competitive based on qualifications and experience.

About the Libraries: For information about the FIU Libraries, please visit http://library.fiu.edu.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 515222 at facultycareers.fiu.edu and must attach a cover letter and resume as a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three professional references who will be as determined by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by November 26, 2018. Review will continue until position is filled.

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Associate Dean of Libraries, Research and Academic Services, Adelphi University

The Associate Dean of Libraries, Research and Academic Services, is a member of the Adelphi University Libraries senior leadership team responsible for the planning and delivery of strategic priorities across all its libraries, services, and functions. The Associate Dean will lead strategic planning, implementation, and continuous development of the Libraries’ new integrated service model designed to strongly support student-success and academic excellence. The Associate Dean will provide leadership of a unified, user-centered library spaces and services model that supports and enhance student engagement with scholarship, fosters experiential learning, and empowers students and faculty to create new knowledge in a creative and collaborative environment.

REPORTS TO: Dean of Libraries

RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

  1. Responsible for leading and managing the ongoing development of a new library service model, that is unified, student-centered, deploys best use of staff time, and enables efficient quality service from all the face-to-face touchpoints within the Libraries system (access service desk, Research and Instruction unit, popup/ikiosks through campus).
  2. Work closely with the Associate Dean for Digital Initiatives and Automated Services and the Information Technology staff on developing service collaborations at existing and future technology service points (IT Help Desk, 3D Studio, and Emerging Technology Lab).
  3. Works in close collaboration with the Coordinator of Reference Services Librarian, Information Technology, and the Office of Academic Services and Retention.
  4. In collaboration with the Assessment Coordinator Librarian, continually assesses the effectiveness of the new service model and provides responsive leadership for redesigning and reshaping services using design-thinking principles to improve services and associated learning spaces to support student academic success.
  5. Provides integrated research and information services, fully deploying the online functionality of the reference transaction and analytics software for tiered referral of user inquiries among library faculty and administrators.
  6. In collaboration with the Coordinator of Instructional Services Librarian, provide administrative leadership for integrating library instruction with Learning and Writing Center support, deploying the EAB advising platform. Work closely with the Coordinator of Reference Services Librarian, IT-Help Desk staff, and Learning Writing Center staff on the coordination of scheduling of service touchpoints in the Libraries.
  7. Work closely with the Engagement and Inclusion Librarian on coordination of engagement activities related to user services. Supervises Coordinator of User Services and other administrators staffing user-facing service points in the Libraries.
  8. Proactively, identify Initiate and sustain key collaborations with emerging and existing key stakeholders to provide coherent, collaborative services and facilities in support of teaching, learning support and services provided.
  9. Works with standing student committees.

For full description and to apply:  http://hr.adelphi.edu/position-openings/

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Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian, Towson University

Position Description:

The Albert S. Cook Library seeks a dynamic and innovative individual to serve as the Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian to begin January 2019.  This faculty librarian will provide leadership and expertise in integrating, organizing and managing the library’s electronic resources and assist the Assistant University Librarian (AUL) for Content Management with all aspects of the e-resources life cycle, including purchasing, licensing, access, and maintenance of all electronic materials.  They will work cooperatively with units across the library to ensure that the library’s subscription databases, e-journals and e-books are discoverable and accessible by patrons.  The successful candidate will serve as a liaison and subject specialist to related disciplines as assigned; plan and teach information literacy in liaison area and other disciplines; design and implement library initiatives to support student success and retention; and participate in overall library assessment initiatives. This faculty librarian will maintain an active research program focused on the role, impact, dynamics and trends of electronic and digital resources in higher education and academic libraries. Librarians are 12-month faculty and are expected to progress successfully along the promotion and permanent status track.

Qualifications:
MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution.  Knowledge of the full e-resources life cycle and library and bibliographic standards pertaining to e-resources. Strong commitment to supporting the academic and research needs of students, faculty and staff.  Additional Master’s degree in an academic discipline offered at Towson University is desirable.

For full job description, requirements, and application process go to: http://www.towson.edu/provost/prospective/openpositions.html

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Electronic Resources Librarian, Rice University

Rice University is seeking a dynamic, service-oriented Electronic Resources Librarian.  The successful candidate will work in a team environment as the primary resource person for all aspects of electronic resources maintenance.  The position reports to the Head of Acquisitions in the Technical Services Division.

Rice University is seeking a dynamic, service-oriented Electronic Resources Librarian.  The successful candidate will work in a team environment as the primary resource person for all aspects of electronic resources maintenance.  The position reports to the Head of Acquisitions in the Technical Services Division.

Applications received by November 14, 2018 will receive first consideration.  Please apply with cover letter, résumé, and the names, titles, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail  addresses of three references at http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/17186. Inquiries:  Melinda Reagor Flannery at (713) 348-3773 or reagor@rice.edu.  Rice University is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer.
Full position description is available here: https://library.rice.edu/content/electronic-resources-librarian

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Information Technology Librarian, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Information Technology Librarian, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

 Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Information Technology & Discovery Services, the Information Technology Librarian works collaboratively across the Library and the University to implement, maintain, support, and enhance a wide range of technologies and systems providing innovative library services to the DePaul community and to ensure enduring access to the library’s extensive range of online information resources and digital collections. The Information Technology Librarian also supports library staff and local and remote library users in the use of existing information technology as well as the adoption of new and emerging technology. S/he may serve as a liaison librarian in assigned areas.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Information Technology Services:
    • Provide leadership and ongoing support for a variety of library technologies and systems in support of university-wide teaching and learning activities, including the integrated library system, archives management system, proxy server, link resolver, interlibrary loan management system, and other web-based applications.
    • Initiate, build, and nurture excellent relationships with a diverse community within the university, as well as external partners, in support of information technology services.
    • Assist in development of the Library’s web presence as well as the design, management, and support of diverse physical computing spaces.
    • Research, recommend, and expedite hardware, software, and system purchases.
    • Participate in the ongoing assessment and enhancement of existing technology as well as new information technology related services deployed.
  • Technology Teaching and Learning:
    • Through face-to-face and virtual environments, provide outreach, education, workshops, and promotion to the campus community about academic computing and library technology topics.
    • Initiate, build and nurture excellent relationships with a diverse community within the university, as well as external partners, in support of information technology services.
    • Participate in DePaul University initiatives and professional committees related to teaching and learning technologies.

Provide leadership in the coordination and integration of online tools in support of teaching, learning, and research.

For the full job description and to apply, please visit https://offices.depaul.edu/human-resources/careers/Pages/default.aspx and search for Information Technology Librarian (Job ID 3329)

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