Assistant Library Director II for Resource Acquisitions Resource & Collections Strategy Services, Wayne State University, Detroit MI

This position will lead and coordinate the identification, negotiation, acquisition, renewal, and payment of all library information resources. The Assistant Library Director II manages the acquisition lifecycle for all formats of materials, oversees Interlibrary Loan, and holds ultimate responsibility to manage e-resources, including maintaining access and communicating changes with the broader university. Working collaboratively with the Subject Liaisons, the Collection Development Team, and the Libraries Business Affairs Office, the Assistant Library Director II will create and manage a collections budget of approximately $10 million dollars. The successful candidate will supervise 4 FTE support staff members. The Assistant Library Director II demonstrates a strong commitment to customer service and a forward-thinking approach to resource acquisition and management.

Job Close Date: Until Suitable Candidate is Found

Please submit application via WSU’s Online Hiring System:

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Acquisition and Description Librarian, Duke Kunshan University (China)

Duke Kunshan University is seeking an Acquisition and Description Librarian. This position is responsible for technical services operations for the Duke Kunshan University (DKU) Library, including ordering and receiving, cataloging, e-resource management, and metadata creation. The librarian in this position ensures the efficiency and effectiveness of technical services workflows and operations, working collaboratively with other librarians and staff at DKU Library and the Duke University Libraries. The full job description can be found at

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Electronic Resources Management Librarian, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

The University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks an innovative, collaborative, creative and dynamic individual to serve as an Electronic Resources Management Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Electronic Resources, this position will be part of a newly formed Electronic Resources Management Team, and will assist in the acquisition, management, and delivery of electronic resources for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries. This is an exciting opportunity to grow professionally and contribute to the success of an ARL library at a major research university.

This position is responsible for providing varied levels of support for management of the e-resource life cycle and the discovery of and access to electronic resources. This will be accomplished through a range of activities; duties may include processing new orders for electronic resources, assisting with licensing, aiding in the management of electronic journal, e-book, streaming video, and database subscriptions, activating online access for electronic resources, trouble-shooting technical and subscription-related access problems, and actively working and communicating with vendor/publishers/library staff concerning electronic resources.

To ensure consideration, application must be received by August 16, 2017.

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Head of Acquisitions Services, Penn State University Libraries, University Park, PA

The Pennsylvania State University Libraries invite applications and nominations for the position of Head of Acquisitions Services. This 12-month tenure-track faculty position reports to the Associate Dean for Research, Collections, and Scholarly Communications and will manage acquisitions activities throughout all libraries at Penn State University to ensure responsible and timely expenditure of a total University-wide collections budget of over $18 million. The successful candidate is expected to work in a highly collaborative organization to create and implement effective and efficient procedures in acquiring resources in all formats and be committed to innovation to enhance existing services, and willing to review long-term embedded practices.

Review of applications will begin July 17, 2017 and continue until position is filled.

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Scholarly Communications Librarian, Florida Gulf Coast University Library, Fort Myers, FL

Florida Gulf Coast University Library, in sunny Fort Myers, FL, is seeking a full-time Scholarly Communication Librarian. If you want to advance Open Access at a public university this is the job for you, as we have a brand new Open Access Policy.

The Scholarly Communications Librarian will promote the university’s institutional repository. Plan, implement, and assess FGCU’s scholarly communications program. Partner with FGCU faculty and staff to collect, describe, and make accessible the university’s intellectual assets. Provide outreach and consultations on depositing content, publishing options, author rights, copyright, and Open Access. Develop tools, guides, web resources, and services. Creates metadata for institutional repository and digital collections. Engages in service and scholarship; participates in assessment and continuous improvement of operations and services; and helps to shape department policy, goals, and procedures.

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