Electronic Resources Librarian, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

The Electronic Resources Librarian coordinates the life cycle of the Library’s electronic resources. Reporting to the Head of Acquisitions & Discovery, the Electronic Resources Librarian works collaboratively to develop and communicate best practices and procedures for the acquisition and management of the UConn Library’s electronic resources.  This position will require innovation, creativity and a willingness to problem solve. Along with all UConn Library personnel, the Electronic Resources Librarian will make a positive contribution to a culture of inclusion and respect in all interactions within the Library and across the University.

The Electronic Resources Librarian engages in continuous learning and is professionally engaged at the state, regional, or national levels.  As an active member of the Collections & Discovery area’s Acquisitions & Discovery unit, the Electronic Resources Librarian contributes to the advancement of the UConn Library through collaboration with colleagues and engagement with Library-wide initiatives, including serving on Library and University committees. The incumbent will be a positive contributor to the Library, founded on the UConn Library values of kindness and trust, curiosity and inquiry, equity and inclusion, and having fun.

Applications must be submitted online using UConn Jobs at http://www.jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions, (Reference search #2019617) and include a cover letter, detailed resume, and contact information for three professional references.

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Associate Dean of Technical Services, Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Florida International University

The FIU Libraries seek a knowledgeable, innovative, collaborative individual for the position of Associate Dean for Technical Services, responsible for leading the Technical Services Departments consisting of Cataloging, Acquisitions, Serials, and Electronic Resources. As part of the Administrative Team, the AD for Technical Services participates actively in strategic conversations spanning areas of library operations, thinking broadly and collaboratively to produce initiatives that support student learning, faculty teaching, and research; increase operational effectiveness; and achieve alignment with University goals and objectives. This administrator provides vision and leadership for a comprehensive collections and research support strategy, oversees management of the library’s strategic resource budgeting process, and the development, management, and preservation of the Libraries’ collections. This position guides the development and application of analytical methods to assess and describe trends in collections expenditures and use. This position provides strategic leadership and management for the planning, design, implementation, and operation of technical services and systems, including the Libraries’ cloud-based online catalog and its component parts. Further, this position plans, develops, and assesses cataloging & metadata operations, procedures, services, and activities in all formats, with a particular focus on streamlining workflows between Acquisitions, Serials, Electronic Resources and Cataloging. Working with the Digital Collection Center to optimize discovery and data syndication across search platforms, as well as coordination of staff expertise presents significant opportunities for collaboration. The AD for Technical Services represents the Libraries’ collection interests in state, regional, and national collaboratives, including the Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative, the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries, the Center for Research Libraries, and HathiTrust.

For more information and to apply, please see the full job posting and application procedures at: https://pslinks.fiu.edu/psc/jobs/CUSTOMER/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1000&JobOpeningId=519071&PostingSeq=1&PortalActualURL=https%3a%2f%2fpslinks.fiu.edu%2fpsc%2fjobs%2fCUSTOMER%2fHRMS%2fc%

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Chair, Collection Development and Management, Middle Tennessee State University

The James E. Walker Library at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) invites applicants for the position of Chair of Collection Development and Management (CDM) at the rank of associate professor or professor (#401520). Tenure upon appointment is considered with a publication and service record that meets tenure requirements. The CDM Chair reports directly to the Dean of the Library. This is a twelve month position.

The CDM Chair will work collaboratively with the Dean and the Chair of User Services in achieving the goals and strategies of the Walker Library. The CDM chair will provide leadership for the CDM Department which includes the following units or activities: Acquisitions, Cataloging, Continuing Resources, Special Collections, Materials Budget, Binding/Book Repair, Discovery Services, Library Systems, and Collection Assessment.

The Chair oversees the evaluation of 10 faculty librarians and 8 library support staff and assures the process of tenure and promotion for the department. The Chair will develop policy procedures and set annual goals for the department and coordinate the expenditure of a $4 million collections budget that supports the curricular and research needs of the campus. Responsibilities of the chair also include keeping up-to-date on current trends in librarianship, communicating effectively, working collaboratively across library and campus departments, and representing the Department within the University and broader communities.

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Electronic Resource Coordinator, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, NE

The Electronic Resources Coordinator leads an e-resources team responsible for managing the lifecycle of the Library’s electronic resources, including acquiring, renewing, licensing, preserving, and activating access. The incumbent manages and maintains systems and processes for uninterrupted access to electronic resources, including proposing and developing changes to workflows, and works with vendors to negotiate license renewals, troubleshoot access issues, and remain current on vendors’ technologies. The ERC represents the Libraries by serving on consortial committees and is expected to maintain knowledge of national trends and developments in electronic resource management. This position supervises and provides leadership to 2 FTE who provide support in fulfilling these responsibilities.

To view the complete posting https://employment.unl.edu/postings/65551

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Acquisition and Metadata Librarian, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

The Catholic University of America is the national university of the Catholic Church, founded by the U.S. bishops and the pope, faithful to the teachings of Jesus Christ as handed on by the Church. The main library on campus is the John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library. The library system houses more than 1.3 million books and print volumes, provides access to tens of thousands of electronic journals and books. The University is also a partner in the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC), providing the Catholic University community with access to the library resources of the region’s major universities.

The Acquisition and Metadata Librarian performs and manages all aspects of the acquisition and receipt of print and electronic library resources. Performs and manages the creation, maintenance and enrichment of metadata representing the University Libraries digital, physical and virtual collections of resources.

For more information and to apply, please see the full job posting and application procedures at:

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Associate Dean for Research and Learning, Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH

Southern New Hampshire University’s traditional campus is seeking an Associate Dean of Research & Learning who will be responsible for the vision and leadership of the Library’s teaching and learning efforts across the University. The Associate Dean will clearly and effectively create, articulate, and implement strategic directions and objectives for the Library with an emphasis on inclusivity and interdependence. This is a new position for the Shapiro Library, which will join the current Library Leadership team and has been created as a result of growth and strategic planning.

Please follow our link to the full job description for more details and to apply: https://snhu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External_Career_Site/job/Manchester-NH—North-River-Road/Associate-Dean-for-Research-and-Learning_R0004832

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Head of Collections & Resource Management, Coastal Carolina University, Conway (Myrtle Beach) SC

Kimbel Library at Coastal Carolina University welcomes applications for Head of Collections & Resource Management. Reporting to the University Librarian, this position will provide leadership and direction in the development, management, and maintenance of library collections, including monographs and serials, media, and electronic resources. This position establishes and maintains online access to licensed and open access electronic resources, works closely with vendors and library colleagues to provide quality control of e-resources links and knowledge bases, and ensures consistent access to library electronic holdings across multiple discovery and access platforms. The Head manages collections budgets, working with liaison librarians regarding subject-specific resource acquisition, deselection, and licensing. This position works collaboratively with library administration, other units within the library, and departments across campus to provide resources and learning experiences that are user-centered, sustainable, and responsible. This a tenure-track position, with rank at a commensurate level.

Required: An MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited institution is required. Candidates must have five years experience in academic libraries including supervisory experience and a track record of increasing responsibility. Other required qualifications include: demonstrated experience with collection development and the electronic resources lifecycle; fluency with issues related to access and discovery of electronic products; and a strong budgeting background. Ability and interest in fulfilling tenure and promotion requirements in the areas of job performance, scholarship, service, and professional development.

Preferred: Demonstrated experience assessing collections and electronic resources; Demonstrated experience managing PDA/DDA/EBA acquisition models; Experience working with Ex-Libris Alma and Primo; A proven track record of innovation.

Candidates should submit a letter of application (outlining interest in the position, qualifications, and approach to collection management), a current CV, a list of three references, and transcripts for all graduate work (copies are acceptable at this time) electronically at: http://jobs.coastal.edu. Screening of candidates will begin immediately. To assure full consideration applications should be submitted by September 1.

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