Stanford University Libraries is seeking an innovative and dynamic individual for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian. This position is responsible for the management of the life-cycle processes for electronic resources for SUL, providing leadership and expertise in coordinating and incorporating electronic resources into the collections. The Electronic Resources Librarian works closely with the Head of Acquisitions and collaborates with other Acquisitions managers, Digital Collections Librarian, Metadata Department and Digital Library Systems and Services, participating in the ongoing design and development of library-wide systems, workflows and policies for handling electronic resource acquisition, access, and preservation. This librarian also identifies emerging trends and technologies that have the potential to improve efficiency and innovate electronic resource acquisitions and management.
Applications received by July 20, 2015 will be given priority consideration.
The University of Virginia Library seeks an Archivist to transform access to manuscript and archival materials. We are looking for creative individuals who are excited by the prospect of working at a forward-looking organization during times of great change. Known for the strength and variety of its collections and leadership in digital initiatives, the Library embraces respect, integrity, inclusion, innovation and collaboration in our work within the University, with peer institutions, and with the worldwide community. A staff of 220 manage 11 libraries that serve a vibrant and diverse scholarly community of 15,000 undergraduates, 6,000 graduate students, and 2,000 teaching and research faculty, and visitors from the public and other institutions.
The Archivist provides expertise to facilitate access to a wide variety of rare and unique materials, chiefly in the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, as a member of the Metadata Analysis and Design team. The incumbent will establish, document and maintain policies for effective and efficient organization, description, and discovery of primary resource materials; coordinate arrangement and description workflows and participate in the integration of manuscript metadata into systems for storage, search, and display. This individual will also collaborate in the design and implementation of projects, workflows, and training involving the arrangement and description of primary resource materials as well as arrange collections and create, edit, and manipulate metadata for resource description in the archival information management system, library catalog, digital repository, and other resources. Continue reading
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Comprehensive research university library at America’s creative crossroads in an affordable and vibrant city, seeks candidates with energy, creativity, flexibility, and strong communication skills for the position of Head of Electronic Resources and Acquisitions in the UMKC University Libraries.
The Head of Electronic Resources and Acquisitions manages library operations related to electronic resources management, acquisitions, and serials, and has primary responsibility for:
- Supervising staff and managing workflows related to electronic resources management, acquisitions, and serials
- Managing the tools that support work in these areas, including ILS functions, ERMs, knowledge bases, OpenURL linkresolvers, discovery tools, etc.
- Overseeing financial operations related to library acquisitions, including payment of invoices, budget tracking, financial reporting and reconciliation, and fiscal year close
- Maintaining effective relationships with library acquisitions and electronic resources vendors
- Negotiating vendor contracts and licenses
- Working with users and other library departments to improve the user experience in accessing and using collections and electronic resources
The position reports to the Director of Collections and Access Management.
For complete description and application details, please visit: http://library.umkc.edu/jobopenings
Applications received by July 3, 2015 will receive priority consideration
An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer
The North Dakota State University Libraries seek an experienced and innovative Head, Resource Acquisition, Management, and Discovery (Technical Services) to join an energetic team engaged in building information resources and services at NDSU. The Head, Resource Acquisition, Management, and Discovery will oversee the technical services unit which is responsible for the acquisition, licensing, description, and discovery of information resources managed or held by the NDSU Libraries. Duties include developing policies and workflows to leverage the impact of legacy and emerging content across all formats and delivery models; leading the Libraries’ content licensing and developing sharable criteria and metrics for resource assessment; ensuring the integrity of the Libraries ILS (Alma/Primo); and serving as a leader within the Libraries with responsibility for advancing the development of library collections, services, and facilities in support of the work of a ranked research university. This position reports to the Dean of Libraries.
For further information and to apply for the position, please visit https://jobs.ndsu.edu/postings/6371. Please feel free to contact Alissa Kuntz, Assistant to the Dean of Libraries, with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The University of San Francisco Gleeson Library | Geschke Center seeks
an engaged, creative, and forward-thinking information professional with
excellent technical and communication skills to join the catalog
department. Under the direction of the Head of Cataloging and Metadata
Management, the Electronic & Continuing Resources Catalog Librarian will
work collaboratively with colleagues in the Cataloging, Acquisitions,
Library Systems, and Reference departments to support seamless access to
library resources within a dynamic discovery environment.
Director, Technical Services Group (FA024z)
The George Mason University Libraries seeks a creative and dynamic Director, Technical Services. We are seeking an expert, forward-looking and motivated individual to lead talented library faculty and staff toward the future of technical services. The Technical Services Group was recently re-organized into Resource Acquisition (all formats), Resource Description & Metadata Services, a Payments Unit, and the Gifts-in-Kind Program. Annual workload typically involves cataloging 40,000 books/other research items; managing orders for 1,800 print/28,000 electronic journals, and 800 digital databases; and managing access to 1.3+ million e-books and 130,000 e-journals. The Technical Services Group currently comprises 25 staff, including seven faculty (librarians), 18 full-time paraprofessionals (plus 2.5 FTE student assistants). This position has six direct reports, including three paraprofessionals and three faculty. Continue reading