The Arthur Lakes Library of Colorado School of Mines invites applications for the position of Electronic Resources and Collection Assessment Librarian.
The Library supports the information and educational needs of Mines, primarily in science and engineering, and provides technical information to the regional community. The Library is staffed by 10 faculty librarians and 11 paraprofessionals. More information on the Library can be found at http://library.mines.edu
Located in Golden, Colorado, at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and just minutes away from downtown Denver, Mines is a public university with an enrollment of over 5,600 students in undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, applied science and related disciplines.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will provide life-cycle management of the Library’s electronic resources and perform collection analysis, assessment, and oversight. Duties include coordination of activities related to the Library’s licensed electronic resources; working with vendors to troubleshoot access issues and remain current on vendors’ technologies; configuring and maintaining the usage assessment analysis tool (UStat); developing knowledge of the Library’s collections and Mines’ curricular focus; and evaluating and utilizing current research on collection analysis and assessment. The position will remain informed about emerging issues, standards, and technologies regarding the library profession and the Library’s management and discovery systems. The position serves on committees for the Library, the university, and other organizations, contributes to the profession, and engages in scholarship.
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The Assistant Director (AD) of the CIC Center for Library Initiatives (CLI) works closely with the Director of the CLI, CIC member library groups, and CIC colleagues to support the development, implementation and assessment of CLI action plans. Depending upon the activities involved, the AD assists or leads program planning, project management, and coordination of key collaborative initiatives.
Duties & responsibilities:
• In coordination with the CLI Director, work to develop and implement project management plans for selected CLI initiatives.
• Negotiate and administer licenses, contracts, and agreements for electronic information resources. Coordinate decision-making among library staff members for particular acquisitions.
• Track, analyze and report on cost trends in scholarly resources, and the economic and service benefits that accrue to consortium members through participation in cooperative licensing.
• Coordinate the work of various library committees and task forces across the CIC member libraries.
• Coordinate the benchmarking of CIC library collections and services.
• Proactively contribute to the overall planning and management activities of the CIC.
• Lead planning and coordination of topical CIC library conferences.
• Work with CIC staff to manage tools to track consortial statistics for licensing, resource sharing, etc.
• Communicate effectively with library faculty and staff at CIC member universities, peer institutions and consortia nationally, as well as with the vendor community.
• Monitor issues, trends and best practices in library management and scholarly communication, and contribute to that dialogue on behalf of the CIC and its member universities.
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The Metadata & Reference Librarian provides leadership to the strategic and technical practice of metadata to the digital, physical and virtual collections of the Library, Special Collections and Archives while also serving as a member of the reference and instructional services team. The successful candidate will be able to establish rapport and work collaboratively with library colleagues and constituents across campus.
For more details: http://www.anderson.edu/uploads/jobs/metadata-reference-librarian-faculty-2016.pdf
Copy Cataloging Manager
Kansas State University Libraries invites nominations and applications for the position of Copy Cataloging Manager. This position will provide leadership for copy cataloging operations and directly supervise up to 4 copy catalogers. Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program and minimum 2 years cataloging experience in advanced copy cataloging or original cataloging required. Priority screening of applications begins February 26, 2016. Visit http://www.lib.k-state.edu/jobs to learn more. Kansas State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Kansas State University encourages diversity among its employees. Background check required.
The Technical Services division within the Auraria Library is responsible for the acquisitions, access, and discovery of purchased and curated collections. Reporting to the Acquisition Librarian, the purpose of this full-time, University Staff (non-classified) position is to support fiduciary responsibilities of procuring library materials, which includes compliance of University fiscal rules and stewardship of State funding. Primary responsibilities of this professional-exempt position include:
•Assists with the monthly reconciliation of expenditures, regular maintenance of funds, and fiscal close.
•Maintains and manages the process of collecting, analyzing, and creating report library utilization data typically requested/required by academic program reviews, accreditation reports, and national annual library surveys.
•Gathers, comprehends, combines, and analyzes usage statistics and other data from purchased library materials for the purpose of informing and assessing collection development and resource management decision activities.
For more details: https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=03693&lang=en
The Stan Getz Music Library’s mission is to equip Berklee students to be self-sufficient, life-long learners with the information skills needed to forge successful musical careers in today’s knowledge-driven, global society. We seek an energetic, creative new team member to provide leadership in the utilization of Library content resources and information services in Berklee’s online learning platform (currently Moodle). This new position will require strong collaboration skills and a proven ability to embrace innovative and experimental approaches. Also required is a solid understanding of the available tools, technologies and best practices with regard to embedding library resources in online courseware and successfully deploying virtual reference services. In collaboration with other members of the Library staff, this position will also lead and coordinate the in-person information literacy instruction and contribute to the in-library reference services.
For more details: https://berklee.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=840&company_id=16215&version=1&source=ONLINE&jobOwner=992479&aid=1
The University of Wyoming seeks applicants for a Scholarly Communication Librarian to join our growing Digital Collections office. The successful candidate will provide energetic leadership for scholarly communication initiatives and will manage the institutional repository (IR).
Responsibilities: Manage the Wyoming Scholars Repository (http://repository.uwyo.edu/) including daily operations, adding and editing content, creating policies and procedures, and assessing IR functionality and usage. Work both independently and in collaboration with liaison librarians, university faculty, and the Office of Research to develop and add new content to the IR. Serve as library resource on copyright, fair use and open access issues. Coordinate workshops and training in support of the IR and other scholarly communication topics. Monitor developments in scholarly communication, open access, and related initiatives and communicate their implications to library and university stakeholders. Work closely with Digital Collections staff for IR support and maintenance.
Review of applications will begin on February 29, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is terminated.
For more information about the position and application procedures, please visit http://www.uwyo.edu/hr/hremployment/showjob.asp?jobid=11884