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

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • 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.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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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Serials Acquisitions Specialist, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

Atkins Library at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking a Serials Acquisitions Specialist responsible for purchasing continuing resources for the Collection Services department. The successful candidate will have the primary responsibility of ordering and paying for serials, databases, and other electronic materials and maintaining accurate records in both the library management system and the university financial system, working directly with the Financial Services department. This position will also assist the collection services department in the collection review process, budget tracking, organizing and maintaining license agreements.

Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with a Library Management System (ex.Ex Libris Alma.), proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel and Word, familiarity with financial systems such as Banner Finance, two years of experience working in a library.

Click the following URL to visit the full job posting: http://jobs.uncc.edu/postings/22234
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Discovery Services Librarian, SUNY Cortland, Cortland, NY

Position: Full-time academic faculty tenure track senior assistant librarian to serve as a Discovery Services Librarian reporting to the Director of Libraries.

Responsibilities: Manages access, problem resolution, assessment, and discovery of all library technologies; ensures that the library’s web presence is accurate, up-to-date, and accessible; identifies training opportunities within the library regarding library technologies; creates usage reports to assist with collection management; serves as primary contact with internal departments and vendors concerning library technologies; provides reference services at a desk, via technology, and by appointment; and serves as a liaison to selected departments; provides general and specialized instruction to faculty and students in the department. Position may work evenings and weekends as appropriate.

Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in Librarianship/Information Science from an ALA accredited program with one to two years of experience implementing, managing, and supporting integrated library systems, digital repositories and discovery tools; (e.g., Aleph, Alma, ILLiad, Primo, EBSCO Discovery Service, Digital Commons, link resolvers, EZProxy).  Successful candidate must also have the ability to work successfully both as an active, collaborative team member and independently; possess familiarity with professional standards, best practices, and emerging technologies in libraries; and have a strong organizational and project management skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Academic library experience; knowledge of supporting electronic resource lifecycle activities; experience with reference service, collection development and/or instruction; and/or knowledge of application programming interfaces (API).

Application Procedures:  For application instructions and to apply online go to: http://jobs.cortland.edu/postings/2022  Review of applications will begin immediately.

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Monographs Description Librarian, Duke University Libraries, Durham, NC

Duke University Libraries seeks qualified applicants for the position of Monographs Description Librarian in the Resource Description Department, Technical Services Division. This position is an opportunity for an early-career librarian to work at a major ARL member library invested in making significant contributions to discovery of library resources locally, nationally, and internationally. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent analytical skills, the capacity to learn new skills, customer focus, and creative problem solving. We seek candidates who will thrive in an open, engaging atmosphere that focuses on large-scale movement of materials through workflows as well as continuous learning and sharing of knowledge amongst staff at all levels.

Major responsibilities include cataloging monographic resources for the general library collections according to national standards; working across departments to maintain efficiencies and a seamless discovery experience; active participation in team and department, and division activities; and service to the profession.  You can see the full position description and requirements online.

Duke University Libraries values diversity of thought, perspective, experience, and people, and is actively committed to a culture of inclusion and respect. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  An electronic resume, cover letter, and list of references should be submitted at:  https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11140.

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Serials Bindery Assistant, Washington DC

LAC Federal seeks a qualified Serials Bindery Assistant to work at a major federal library in Washington, D.C. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of serials records and experience working with an Integrated Library System. Work will be performed on-site. This is a full-time contract (40 hour a week; Monday – Friday), benefited position.

Responsibilities: 

  • Pulling selected serials titles from the stacks
  • Preparing serial units for shipment to bindery
  • Preparing digital bindery tickets
  • Creating and updating bibliographic item records and holdings summaries
  • Quality review of all pre-bindable units

Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working in library technical services
  • Prior experience working with serials preferred
  • Data entry and shelving experience
  • Experience with binding software desirable
  • Experience using an integrated library system, preferably Voyager
  • Ability to analyze and identify serial patterns and records in multiple languages
  • Must have working knowledge of one Baltic or Eastern European language
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to push 50 lbs.

To apply, please visit: https://goo.gl/go2WnS

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