Associate Director, Collections Services and Resources Management, University of Central Florida Libraries, Orlando, FL

The University of Central Florida Libraries (UCF Libraries) is seeking an innovative and experienced leader to facilitate the identification and implementation of best practices in three departments: Acquisitions and Collections, Cataloging, and Resource Sharing.  The successful candidate will have significant experience in one or more of these areas as well as strategic planning, project management, process analysis, assessment, and integrated library management systems.  The position requires strong analytical and decision-making skills, an orientation toward new and developing practices, and an ability to achieve concrete results by motivating and empowering staff and colleagues.  A record of professional participation, knowledge of issues and trends, and the ability to represent UCF Libraries at all levels is essential.  The associate director reports to the dean of UCF Libraries and participates in library-wide planning, policy making, and development and evaluation of services.

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Electronic Resources Librarian, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

The University Libraries at Appalachian State University seeks a proactive and creative Electronic Resources Librarian to join the Resource Acquisition and Management (RAM) team to support our electronic resources in the areas of vendor relations, troubleshooting, budget management, resource usage analysis, and license review.

This position supervises two staff members in the Electronic Resources unit. This position reports to the RAM Coordinator (Head of Technical Services) and will work closely with the Acquisitions unit.

Librarians work in a collegial team-based environment, are members of the University faculty, and engage in active programs of scholarship and professional service. The Library offers strong support for professional development activities, including publishing, presenting, and attending conferences and workshops. It also offers flexibility of remote/virtual work in special circumstances (such as Covid-19) with supervisor approval.

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Scholarly Communications Librarian, Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA

Xavier University of Louisiana’s University Library seeks a dynamic, engaging, and collaborative professional to lead the University Library’s scholarly communication efforts in coordination with internal and external partners. Reporting to the Head of Research and Technology, the Scholarly Communications Librarian identifies, develops, and promotes strategic scholarly communication services and programs. The incumbent engages others around academic communication issues through outreach, education, training, and collaborative projects. The successful candidate will also be responsible for outreach, information literacy instruction, research support, and collection development in assigned disciplines and programs.

The Scholarly Communication Librarian will help provide leadership and support for two primary services: the institutional repository and XULA Digital Commons, as well as lead scholarly communications, academic publishing, and copyright services. The Scholarly Communication Librarian should have a good understanding of these products and carry out routine tasks such as batch uploading or metadata reconciliation. They will also receive assistance with front and back end technical support by the Systems Librarian; work with subject specialty librarians on collections development and data acquisition, and assess users’ unique needs around this technology and research outputs. The Scholarly Communication Librarian will also have the opportunity to collaborate with the Library’s Data Services to create services and policies related to research data management.

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eResources Manager, LAC Group, Remote

LAC Group is seeking an eResources Manager to support and administer a law firm’s library applications and intranet. This role will assist the Library Manager to identify, evaluate, test, and deploy legal research applications; and support and administer on-line research applications. This is a full-time, benefited, remote position that can be located anywhere in the USA.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A professional librarian with an ALA-Accredited MLS, or equivalent;
  • Database research experience such as Westlaw, PACER, IntelliConnect, BNA or RIA Checkpoint;
  • Excellent oral and written skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills that demonstrate collaboration and teamwork; and demonstrated superior customer service skills;
  • IT library experience, use of technology to provide solutions


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Collections Assessment and Interlibrary Loan Specialist (Temporary), University of Colorado Denver’s Auraria Library, Denver, CO

The University of Colorado Denver’s Auraria Library seeks a detailed and collaborative 9-month temporary Collections Assessment and Interlibrary Loan Specialist to join Auraria Library’s Collections Strategies department within the Technical Services Division. Technical Services is responsible for the acquisitions, access, discovery, and assessment of purchased, curated, and shared collections. This position’s primary role is to oversee monthly reconciliation of Learning Materials, collect and analyze data for Library, institutional, and national reports, and assist with interlibrary lending and borrowing processes.

Job Duties

Financial

  • Leads monthly reconciliation of expenditures between the University Financial System and the Library’s Integrated Library Management System (ILMS).
  • Oversees financial adjustments as required.

Collections Assessment

  • Maintains and manages the process of collecting, analyzing, and creating library data reports for academic program reviews, accreditation reports, national annual library surveys (ACRL, IPEDS), and risk and asset management reports.
  • Gathers, comprehends, combines, and analyzes usage statistics and other data from purchased, subscribed and borrowed library materials for the purpose of informing and assessing collection development.
  • Outputs data in tables, graphs, or other appropriate formats to help internal and external campus constituents understand the information.
  • Provides narrative interpretations of the results of data analysis and make recommendations on potential actions in order to help colleagues sensibly use the information.
  • Other collections assessment duties as assigned.

Interlibrary Loan

  • Responsible for reviewing and processing all interlibrary loan lending requests via ILLiad, Rapid ILL, Occam’s Reader, and OCLC Worldshare ILL systems.
  • Responsible for reviewing and processing interlibrary loan borrowing requests as needed.
  • Assist with processing ILL requests for Auraria Library’s new initiative: Streaming Interlibrary Loan Video Resources (SILLVR).
  • Other interlibrary loan duties as assigned.

PLEASE NOTE: Temporary hires are not eligible for University benefits.
This position will be 100% remote to start with the possibility of staying remote during the 9 months.

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Electronic Resources Librarian – Assistant Librarian, Utah State University Libraries, Logan, UT

This position manages the Libraries’ collection of electronic resources and works collaboratively with stakeholders throughout the Library, University, and consortia as needed. The Libraries provide a combination of owned, subscribed, on­-demand, and Open Access materials through local and consortial arrangements. The Electronic Resources Librarian plays a key role in day-to-day operations by maintaining various points of access to these materials, including through local systems and vendor interfaces. This position provides leadership for navigating the complex, ever­-changing role of electronic resources and communicating those changes to the institution. A paraprofessional dedicated to electronic resources and collegial and collaborative cross-functional committees support the work of this position.

Reporting to the Head of Collection Management & Resource Sharing the position is a 12-month tenure-track faculty appointment, including responsibilities for scholarly output and service to the university and the profession.

The estimated start date for the position is March 1, 2021.

The Library is dedicated to promoting an environment of diversity and excellence throughout the institution and welcomes candidates committed to fostering diverse and inclusive environments.

Utah State University is a multi-campus, land-grant institution. Utah State University’s campus in Logan is located 80 miles north of Salt Lake City, within easy driving distance of many national parks. The surrounding Wasatch Mountains place USU in one of the finest outdoor recreational environments in the nation, along with cultural opportunities in nearby cities such as Ogden and Salt Lake, including the Sundance Film Festival.

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Instructional Design Librarian, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

The University of Alabama seeks a proactive, team-oriented, and creative person to serve as Instructional Design Librarian. This position serves a dual role as a librarian participating in multimodal library and information literacy instruction and as an instructional design specialist directly developing content and training liaison librarians who are building instructional design projects. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work collaboratively and creatively with University Libraries faculty and staff to plan, develop, and deliver asynchronous and classroom library instruction. This includes training and working with librarians to design active learning environments, multimedia tutorials, and other digital learning objects. This also includes working with staff and faculty in the Sanford Media Center to design programmatic curricula for multimodal projects and instruction. The Instructional Design Librarian will also develop and support training activities for best practices in utilizing instructional technology tools.

Reporting to the Coordinator of Creative Media and Instructional Design within Gorgas Information Services, the Instructional Design Librarian will participate proactively in the unit’s priorities and initiatives. In addition, the Instructional Design Librarian will work collaboratively with The University of Alabama Faculty Resource Center and the College of Continuing Studies to support online learning initiatives in the broader campus community. Responsibilities of the position evolve as the library environment continues to change.

For full position description, see: https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/47606

TO APPLY: Applications are accepted online only at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu . Click Search Positions. University Libraries in Organization drop down box. Please include your application, Curriculum Vitae, and names, addresses, phone numbers, and e- mail addresses of three references, including one current supervisor.

Position open until filled. Applications received by December 1, 2020 are assured of receiving full consideration.


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