Head of Electronic Resources & Serials, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA

Santa Clara University Library has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, motivated, user-focused and collaborative librarian as Head of Electronic Resources & Serials. Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Collections & Scholarly Communication, this key position provides leadership in the procurement, assessment and management of print and electronic continuing resources, including individual and package subscriptions, ebook demand-driven acquisitions and streaming services. This position supervises two full-time staff and is a member of the Library Management Council. Two critical areas of responsibility for this position are the review of vendor licenses and providing data for the on-going assessment of subscriptions. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Santa Clara University is California’s oldest operating institution of higher education and in 2017 received the ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award.

If you would like to join our group of service-oriented staff, please see the full position description and instructions for applying at https://jobs.scu.edu/postings/7359.

Applications received by July 31, 2018 will receive first consideration.

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Resource Management, Department Head, University of Colorado Denver’s Auraria Library, Denver, CO

The University of Colorado Denver’s Auraria Library is searching for an enthusiastic and knowledgeable leader to fill our Resource Management, Department Head position. The Department Head is responsible for overseeing the work of the eleven person Resource Management Department. The Resource Management Department’s activities span the acquisition, licensing, cataloging, metadata creation, collections analysis, and interlibrary loan of Auraria Library’s purchased content, in addition to, managing the on and off campus access to these learning materials and their physical maintenance. The Resource Management, Department Head leads the Library’s acquisition-to-discovery workflow of purchased library materials to ensure the best possible user experience and supports the Acquisitions Librarian in overseeing the Library’s $3.6M learning materials budget. This is a 12-month non-tenure track senior instructor position.

Leadership in Discovery, Metadata, and Access
• Oversees and evaluates metadata creation for the Library’s learning materials in all formats, including developing best practices and performing quality control.
• Oversees and evaluates cataloging processes and tools (e.g., LTI, OCLC Connexion, WorldShare Collection Manager).
• Provides long-term vision for the library’s access points from a user experience perspective including the discovery layer (Summon), the library catalog (Sierra), WorldCat, Google Scholar, and others.

Leadership in Electronic Resources Management
• Cultivates and develops the department’s workflows and procedures to address the complexities of the 21st century learning materials lifecycle.
• Evaluates, develops, and improves acquisition-to-discovery processes for purchased library materials.
• Manages, supports, and assesses the Library’s electronic resource management tools (e.g., eresources linking form, ProQuest Workflow Solutions/Serials Solutions).

Minimum Qualifications
• Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school or program.
• Supervisory experience in an academic or research library.
• Experience in an academic or research library in one or more areas of library resource management including, but not limited to; electronic resource management, metadata creation, or electronic resources acquisitions.

Application Instructions
To apply, visit https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=14062.
This position is open until filled. For full consideration, apply by July 24, 2018. Applications received after July 24, 2018 may or may not be considered.

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Monographic Acquisitions Coordinator, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Position Description

Reporting to the Head, Acquisitions, the Monographic Acquisitions Coordinator provides leadership and supervision in acquiring and managing information resources in several formats to support the success of teaching and research at the University of Iowa. This position is responsible for developing acquisitions policies and procedures; creating and maintaining positive vendor relationships; monitoring approval plans and Library of Congress Cooperative Acquisitions Programs (LC CAP); and overseeing gift receipts and processing. This position provides strategic leadership and coordinates day-to-day activities including personnel management and setting and communicating unit priorities. This position supervises staff and works closely with collection management, electronic resources/serials, cataloging-metadata, and finance department colleagues.

Specific Responsibilities and Duties Include

  • Serves as the Library’s primary contact for monographic vendors (includes electronic demand-driven acquisitions and approval plan management), and publisher representatives.
  • Oversees daily processes and activities of a staff performing procurement, gift processing, and invoice preparation.
  • Develops policies, procedures, and workflows to achieve greater efficiencies and improve customer service, including integrating workflows with other departments.
  • Provides effective and timely supervision of staff including training and performance management.
  • Manages orders and communication associated with the following programs: 1) Newly promoted and tenured faculty recognition, 2) Memorial, donation, and volunteer bookplates.

Application Procedure

To apply for this position, please visit the University of Iowa Jobs@UIOWA website at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/pands/view/73054. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by July 16, 2018.

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Electronic Resources Management Librarian, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Colorado State University Libraries has an opening for an Electronic Resources Management Librarian. This position is responsible for procurement and licensing of primarily electronic information products licensed directly by the Libraries or collectively by the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries, the Greater Western Library Alliance and other consortia, in collaboration with the Coordinator for Collections. This position includes management of electronic library resources through their lifecycle. There is also a small print serial component in the current workflow and the incumbent will be responsible for ongoing activity focused on identifying and transitioning print to electronic.

The Electronic Resources Management Librarian will also be the supervisor of the Serials Unit in Acquisitions and Metadata Services. As such, the successful candidate will complete the Supervision Development Program administered by CSU’s Training and Organizational Development Office.

This position is tenure track and will be filled at either the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

The application deadline for full consideration is July 23, 2018, 11:59pm.

View the full posting, including application instructions online at http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/57217

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Electronic Resources Librarian, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Clemson University Libraries invites candidates for an Electronic Resources Librarian to join its Technical Services & Collection Management Unit.  The successful candidate serves as Team Leader of the Electronic Resources Team comprised of the Electronic Resources Cataloger and three high-level staff.  The Team Leader coordinates the functional activities of the Electronic Resources Cataloger and directly supervises two of the three staff.  The Libraries’ materials budget is currently $9 million with over 80% spent on electronic resources. Electronic resources managed by the Team include e-books, e-journals, databases, streaming media, and data sets. Clemson Libraries expects to participate in the implementation of a statewide Shared Library Services Platform (SLSP) over the next 12-24 months.  Systems currently used include Innovative’s Millennium ILS and ProQuest’s (Serials Solutions) Intota. This position will play a key role in the successful migration of current systems to the new statewide platform.

Responsibilities include:

  • Continues implementation and maintenance of ProQuest’s (Serials Solutions) Intota for management of electronic collections.  Intota includes knowledgebase, link resolver, discovery, statistics, collection assessment, and ERM components.
  • Participates in acquisition, licensing, and renewal of electronic resources.
  • Supports retention and renewal decisions for electronic resources through the collection and analysis of usage data.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves electronic resource access problems.  Works cooperatively with Library Technology and campus IT to resolve issues. Participates in maintenance of EZproxy for authentication.

For complete information, including qualifications and application procedure, see https://apply.interfolio.com/51338. Applications must be submitted through Interfolio. Applications received by July 13, 2018 will be guaranteed consideration.

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Head, Collection Development and Resource Access, Florida International University, Miami, FL


  • Leads the Collections & Resource Development Department consisting of Acquisitions, Serials, and Electronic Resources.
  • Includes direct supervision of 2 FTE faculty librarians and hierarchical supervision of 10 FTE staff.
  • Allocates and monitors the materials resource budget.
  • Leads collection development efforts of the FIU Libraries, including coordination of issues and policies across all formats in consultation with appropriate departments and personnel.
  • Coordinates liaison collection development activities and collaborates with liaison librarians to foster positive relationships with faculty, especially pertaining to collection issues.


  • ALA-accredited MLIS
  • Demonstrated commitment to user-centered library services and an understanding of information seeking behaviors in an academic research environment
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, presentation, and organization skills, including the ability to effectively impart knowledge and skills.
  • Minimum five years of experience managing multi-million dollar resource budgets.

To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by July 20th, 2018.  Review will continue until position is filled.

Please see the full job posting at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/?posting=515222

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