Electronic Resources Management Librarian

The J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte is seeking an Electronic Resources Management Librarian to help manage the life cycle of our electronic resources including maintaining the electronic resources management system ALMA, updating the our discovery system index, collecting and analyzing usage statistics, marketing the library’s e-resources, addressing access issues, and other tasks related to the management of the libraries vast electronic resources collection.

Minimum Education/Experience Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association.
  • Graduation with master’s degree in a specialized area directly relevant to the position description may be an acceptable substitute in certain situations if approved by the Dean.
    For complete description and to apply: ONLY ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED: https://jobs.uncc.edu/ (Search Faculty Vacancies – Position # 008617) or use direct link https://jobs.uncc.edu/postings/24237.
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Head of Continuing Resources & Collection Maintenance, Columbia Law Library, NY

The Diamond Law Library at Columbia University seeks an energetic professional to serve as its Head of Continuing Resources and Collection Maintenance. The Head of Continuing Resources and Collection Maintenance will be responsible for the physical integrity and overall organization of over 800,000 volumes of the Diamond Law Library, including planning to maximize effective use of limited physical space. The individual will also be responsible for ensuring timely and accurate bibliographic and physical access to continuing resources in print and microform formats. Reporting to the Head of Technical Services, the Head of Continuing Resources and Collection Maintenance will:

– Organize and administer all aspects of collection maintenance. Work closely with other professional staff in Technical Services to maintain logic and order in a collection that uses three classification systems. Delegate to Stacks Supervisor to ensure the accurate and timely shelving of the Law Library’s paper material to the shelves. Ensure the accurate and timely updating of legal treatises with supplements, pocket parts and loose-leaf releases. Coordinate search requests and rush requests. Maintain library signage and maps. Provide stack support to other departments in the Library.

– Organize work flow and establish priorities for all aspects of serials processing in print and microform including checkin, routing, and claiming. Resolve complex serials problems such as clarifying unusual publication patterns and determining the most appropriate record structure for tracking and binding such patterns.

– Deal directly with a variety of publishers and vendors to assist in clarifying complex serial publication patterns as described above and to resolve lapses in serial receipts that may result from payment problems.

– Working with Stacks Supervisor, plan and manage all space management projects. Act as main liaison with external library movers. Supervise execution of contracts to ensure that standards and specifications are met. Coordinate with the Law Library Finance and Acquisitions Unit on all billable repairs, maintenance and services.

– Supervise 1 supervisor, 2 support staff members and provide indirect supervision to 3 support staff and 1 student employee. Manage all recruitment, training, performance, scheduling and attendance related activities.

– Participate in the administrative routine of the Law Library including committee work, preparing statistical and narrative.

Link to posting and application: jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=171896

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Open and Sustainable Learning Coordinator, Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA), VA

The Open and Sustainable Learning Coordinator is responsible for the statewide development and implementation of the promotion, programming, and training elements of VIVA’s Open and Affordable Course Content Initiative. This position works to directly advance VIVA’s goal of implementing sustainable and economically viable models of scholarly communication that provide barrier-free access to resources for students and researchers.

Job Close Date: 10/12/2018

Full job description and application: https://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/43821

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Assessment and E-Resources Program Analyst, Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA), VA

The Assessment and E-Resources Program Analyst is responsible for the statewide data management and assessment components of VIVA’s Open and Affordable Course Content Initiative. This position works to directly advance VIVA’s goal of implementing sustainable and economically viable models of scholarly communication that provide barrier free access to resources for students and researchers.

Job close date: 10/12/2018

For complete job description and application: https://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/43820

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James E. Walker Library, Chair (Collection Development and Management), Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN – EXTENDED

The Chair will work collaboratively with the Dean and Chair, User Services in achieving the goals and strategies of the Walker Library. Responsibilities of the chair will include providing strong academic leadership for the Department, representing the Department within the University and broader communities, managing resources and staff, facilitating planning and assessment.

Within the department, the Chair will develop policy, evaluate procedures, set annual goals for the department (Acquisitions, Cataloging, Serials, Discovery Services and Integrated Systems Librarian.) Oversees the evaluation of staff in the Collection Development and Management Department and evaluates unit heads, assures the process of tenure and promotion for the department. The Chair is responsible for the expenditure of the $4mil collection budget and sustaining a collection in support of the MTSU curriculum and research.

Successful candidate will have budget management experience, understanding of current trends in bibliographic control and scholarly communication; effective communication skills ability to work collaboratively across the library departments.

Job review date for optimal consideration: October 15, 2018

Full job description at https://mtsujobs.mtsu.edu/postings/7293


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Preservation and Digitization Strategist, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

The Ohio State University Libraries is seeking a successful leader with an orientation to systems thinking and strong skills in analysis, innovation, and collaboration to care for the rich and expansive collections its users rely on for teaching, learning, discovery, and the creation of new knowledge and art. The Preservation and Digitization Strategist provides key leadership for the life-cycle management of the Libraries’ physical and digital collections. The position directs and advances a diverse portfolio of related services encompassing conservation, preservation, and digitization of collections. The Strategist is a key partner with Collection Strategy, Special Collections, Facilities, Information Technology, and Discovery and Access in developing policy and practice affecting collection stewardship.

The position reports to the Associate Director for Content and Access and participates in the Libraries’ Management Committee. As head of the Preservation and Digitization Program Area, they manage units that include 12 staff and 6 FTE student assistants. The Preservation and Digitization Strategist will work in a highly integrated environment to create and implement innovative approaches to providing efficient stewardship of its collections. Programs and units within the program area address digitization, conservation and treatment, bindery and end-processing of additions to the collections. The Strategist is also the Chief Preservation Officer for the University Libraries.


This is a full-time, permanent, 12-month appointment as a tenure-track faculty member. The candidate will be required to meet university and Libraries requirements for promotion and tenure.  Salary, position type, and faculty rank are dependent on qualifications and experience.


All of the benefits available to you reflect Ohio State’s commitment to provide high-quality, affordable plans and represent a significant component of your total rewards for working at Ohio State.  The University offers competitive benefits in the form of 22 days of vacation, 15 days sick leave, 10 holidays, medical, dental, vision, long-term disability insurance, and life insurance at 2.5 times one’s annual salary.  State and alternative retirement choices are also available. For a summary of benefits, see:  https://hr.osu.edu/new-employees/benefits-overview.

Join Us!

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by October 7, 2018. Please send cover letter, CV, references, and salary requirements to Kristin Gall, gall.108@osu.edu.  Please include Preservation and Digitization Strategist in the subject field.

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