The University of Central Florida Libraries seeks a dynamic and forward-thinking librarian to shape future user-centered services at one of the largest public universities in the country. Under the general direction of the Associate Director for Information Services and Scholarly Communication, the Scholarly Communication Librarian collaborates with other library departments and campus units to develop, implement, and promote services and programming that support research and scholarly publishing at the University.
This position will lead a group of library faculty and staff interested in Scholarly Communication issues, provide internal training to Subject Librarians and education and information to the University community, and facilitate discussions about the changing scholarly publishing environment, including the move toward Open Access and sustainable publishing. The Scholarly Communication program at UCF is unique in that it supports a wide array of research and publishing activities (http://library.ucf.edu/ScholarlyCommunication/ ). The Scholarly Communication Librarian also may serve as a Subject Librarian for an academic program.
- Sets goals and determines the direction of the Scholarly Communication program; develops, implements, and maintains the Libraries’ Scholarly Communication program and initiatives.
- Leads efforts to extend SC programming to the campus community, including University administration, faculty, graduate students and selected undergraduate populations; provides outreach, workshops, and consultations to the campus community about authors’ rights, publishing options, Open Access, and other issues related to Scholarly Communication.
- Partners with Digital Initiatives and Subject Librarians to promote and populate the institutional repository.
- Collaborates with library and campus partners to build services in support of the scholarly publishing lifecycle.
- Serves as contact person for Scholarly Communication questions and issues and works in close association with other library faculty who support scholarly publishing services, such as the Metadata Librarian, the Scholarly Communication Advisory Group, and Subject Librarians.
- Plans and implements training and professional development opportunities for librarians on all aspects of the scholarly publishing process; works with librarians to integrate Scholarly Communication topics into their disciplinary assignments.
- Furthers the goals of the Information Services and Scholarly Communication division; assists the Associate Director with development of division-wide services and initiatives.
- May serve as Subject Librarian to one or more University programs or departments, which includes outreach, instruction, consultations, and collection development for assigned areas.
- Participates in library and university activities and committees, is professionally active, and engages in scholarly activities appropriate to rank.
To Apply: For position number 37659 submit a letter of application addressing the stated qualifications, a full curriculum vitae, and contact information for three current professional references at http://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/41000 by the closing date, April 2, 2015. Review of applications will begin immediately. Questions may be directed to Search Chair, Dr. P. Beile, pbeile @ ucf.edu. Searches are conducted in accordance with the state of Florida open-records laws. UCF is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.
Position Available: As soon as possible after closing date of search. This is for a regular 100%, 12-month Academic Professional position in the University Library.
Duties and Responsibilities: The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign seeks an innovative and knowledgeable professional to serve in the position of E-Serials Bibliographic Control Specialist. This entry-level position will primarily focus on bibliographic control for electronic serials, with duties also extending to electronic resources of all types. Under the direction of the Head of Content and Access Management (CAM), s(he) is to develop and establish efficient work procedures and maintain high standards of both quality and production of bibliographic control for the Library’s large collection of electronic resources. The E-Serials Bibliographic Control Specialist will work in the CAM unit within the Technical Services Division. The incumbent will work in a team environment with those faculty and staff responsible for the cataloging and management of e-resources.
The E-Serials Bibliographic Control Specialist:
- Establishes and helps implement e-serials bibliographic control best practices and workflows in conjunction with Acquisitions ordering staff and the E-Resources Librarian
- Performs bibliographic control duties for electronic resources including adding, updating, and correcting bibliographic and holding records
- Participates in and leads meetings relating to cataloging and bibliographic control issues for electronic resources, including policy, workflow, and special projects
- Helps investigate additional solutions for bibliographic control of electronic resources including using vendor records, ONIX feeds, MarcEdit, and the MARCIt service
- Designs and implements record loads for electronic resources
- Identifies, evaluates, and stays current with emerging trends, practices, and standards in cataloging, metadata, electronic resources, discovery, and user behavior that have potential for enhancing access to electronic resources. Shares knowledge, as needed, with appropriate staff and colleagues
To Apply: To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of interest, resume, and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For questions, please call: 217-333-8169.
Deadline: In order to ensure full consideration we urge candidates to submit application materials on or before March 23, 2015
The University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) (www.uamont.edu/jobs) is seeking applications for the position of Director of Library. This is a 12-month, tenure-track, faculty position. UAM, one of eleven campuses of the University of Arkansas System, is located in southeastern Arkansas in beautiful timberlands, rich in outdoor recreation activities, and approximately 100 miles south of Little Rock. UAM is a comprehensive, residential and commuter, undergraduate institution also offering selected master’s degree programs.
Responsibilities: The Director of Library will provide leadership in developing and expanding the library services program at UAM; develop, present, and implement the budget to accomplish planned goals; coordinate the Library activities with academic programs in UAM’s schools; hire, supervise, and encourage the professional development of library professionals and staff; plan for and establish priorities and policies for the development of collections, and public and technical services; develop and articulate a vision of the Library’s central role in the mission of the university. The Library Director reports to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.
Application Process: Send a letter of application, vita, unofficial transcripts, and names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of at least three references (off-list references may be checked) to: Dr. Ranelle Eubanks, Associate Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, P. O. Box 3478, Monticello, AR 71656, Telephone 870/460-1233, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Building on the current University of South Florida Library program in open-access publishing, digital scholarship, and data management, this position will coordinate scholarly communications activities across the campus and help guide the campus toward innovative and sustainable methods of dissemination and preservation of scholarly output. The successful candidate will oversee and expand Scholar Commons, the institutional repository; collaborate in managing the open-access publishing program; and have supporting roles in promoting both the open-access textbook initiative and data management services. This is a key leadership role that will advocate broadly for open access initiatives and the library’s central role in expanding the impact of the research and creative activities of our students and faculty.
This is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure earning faculty position reporting to the Director for Academic Resources. ALA-accredited degree required; salary and rank commensurate with experience, minimum $45,000. Candidate should submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, a resume, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references by April 1, 2015. Application review begins immediately. To view the full job announcement, and to submit an application and associated materials, please go to CAREERS@USF,
Questions can be sent to Nancy Jacobs-Dilley, HR Coordinator at email@example.com or call (813) 974-2721.
The University of California, Irvine Libraries seek an enthusiastic and skilled Electronic Resources Acquisitions Librarian to provide leadership and expertise in acquiring and integrating electronic resources into the Libraries’ collections. Based in the Acquisitions Department, the Electronic Resources Acquisitions Librarian reports directly to the Head of Acquisitions, supervises four staff, and works collaboratively with staff in other areas including collection development, reference, information technology, and cataloging to identify, license, and manage ongoing access to electronic resources. The Electronic Resources Acquisitions Librarian is the primary liaison with vendors regarding electronic resources, responsible for negotiating licenses, ordering, and managing access to electronic resources.
Deadline for Applications: Applications received by March 23, 2015 will receive first consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
To Apply: Qualified applicants who wish to be considered for this position should submit the information requested (cover letter; complete résumé; and the names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of three references, with a statement of each reference’s professional relationship to the applicant) via UC Recruit at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF02748.
Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include two major art museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.
Position Focus: Under the direction of the Electronic Resources Librarian, the Electronic Resources Support Librarian focuses on establishing and maintaining strong intellectual control over content throughout the life cycle of electronic resources licensed by Yale University Library (YUL). This position supervises a team of staff responsible for maintaining key e-resource systems and workflows. Within a changing and flexible environment, s/he works closely with colleagues and vendors to manage the acquisition and licensing of new electronic resources as well as the renewal of existing subscriptions. Works collaboratively with other librarians and staff to ensure consistent access to library holdings across multiple platforms including the library’s catalog and discovery services. Troubleshoots advanced problem reports. Works closely with the Electronic Resources team and partner departments to ensure efficient access to electronic resources for library users.
How to apply: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications, consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references should be submitted by applying online at http://www.yale.edu/jobs. The STARS req. ID for this position is 29241BR. Please be sure to reference 29241BR in your cover letter.