Electronic Resources Librarian at Appalachian State University

The University Libraries at Appalachian State University seeks a responsive and collaborative Electronic Resources Librarian. The Electronic Resources Librarian will ensure a seamless and transparent research environment for students and faculty by managing access to electronic resources. Working collaboratively across library teams, the Electronic Resources Librarian will identify and implement improvements in online content, systems and services. The successful candidate will have strong project management, problem solving, and workflow management skills. The Electronic Resources Librarian is a member of the Resource Acquisition and Management Team.

Library personnel work in a collegial team-based environment, are members of the University faculty, participate in the Library’s instruction program, and engage in active programs of scholarship and professional service. The Library offers strong support for professional development activities, including publishing, presenting, and attending conferences and workshops.

For more details and information on how to apply, please visit


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Electronic Resources Acquisitions and Licensing Librarian

Lead the transition to electronic access and delivery.

The Electronic Resources Acquisitions and Licensing Librarian plays a key role in developing collection development strategy and negotiating student and faculty access rights to thousands of electronic resources.

This is a continuing faculty status track position (equivalent of tenure) in the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University. Benefits include support for research, presenting, and publishing along with vacation, insurance, retirement savings, and appreciation for work-life balance. BYU is located in Provo, Utah with easy access to a wide variety of recreational opportunities, sports and cultural events.

Brigham Young University (BYU) is a privately owned and operated university of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church.

For complete job announcement and to apply go to: https://hrms.byu.edu/psp/ps/PUBLIC/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_EMP.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&SiteId=70&FOCUS=Employee&JobOpeningId=56305&PostingSeq=1

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Electronic Resources/Serials Librarian at the University of South Florida

The University of South Florida Tampa Library seeks an energetic, intellectually curious, and user-oriented Electronic Resources/Serials Librarian to be responsible for coordinating the acquisition, licensing, access, and assessment of serials and electronic resources in all formats. This position manages all software and related technologies that support serials and electronic access and discovery. The librarian in this position serves as an integral member of a team of faculty librarians and staff committed to managing ongoing, seamless access to resources efficiently and effectively. In addition to experience managing e-resources and serials, a successful candidate must demonstrate a learning attitude, an ability to embrace change, and a high level of adaptability.  This position reports to the Director of Academic Resources, and supervises two staff responsible for managing electronic and print journals.

To view the full job announcement, and to submit an application and associated materials, please go to CAREERS@USF and click on Access Careers@USF. (http://www.usf.edu/administrative-services/human-resources/careers/)

Questions can be sent to Tom Cetwinski, Director for Administrative Services, tcetwinski@usf.edu , or 813-974-4592.


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Discovery Services Librarian

Kenyon College seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented professional to join the Collection Services department of Library & Information Services in a newly defined role as the Discovery Services Librarian. Reporting to the Director of Collection Services, the Discovery Services Librarian is responsible for administration and maintenance of web-scale discovery products at Kenyon and will seek to integrate, improve, and extend the library’s various search tools, including the library catalog (Innovative’s Sierra), discovery layer (Summon), and e-resources portals (ProQuest’s ERMS and 360 Link Resolver) to promote seamless access to information resources. This position is also responsible for culling, organizing, and maintaining usage data of e-resources and making it accessible to staff members for internal reporting and analysis purposes. This position also participates in research and reference services to gain further insight into users’ practical experience with library discovery tools.

For more information or to apply, visit http://careers.kenyon.edu/cw/en-us/job/492394/discovery-services-librarian. We will begin reviewing applicants immediately; candidates applying by October 10, 2016 will be assured of consideration for this position.

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Electronic Resources Librarian/Assistant Professor

The closing date for applications is *September 15, 2016.*

The University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented professional to join the Information Acquisition & Organization Division as the Electronic Resources Librarian.

This is a full-time (12-month) tenure-track faculty position reporting to the Director of Information Acquisition & Organization.

This position will play an integral role in the development, implementation, and evolution of strategies relating to electronic collections and the user experience. The primary responsibility of this role is to manage aspects of the life cycle of electronic resources, including cataloging/metadata, access, discovery, assessment, and problem resolution, as well as to monitor trends and best practices in e-resources management, discoverability, and use.


For the full position description and application submission process,

visit: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__jobs.udayton.edu_postings_20984&d=CwIBaQ&c=Ngd-ta5yRYsqeUsEDgxhcqsYYY1Xs5ogLxWPA_2Wlc4&r=OZUuj-bcXN56UsBj1BObYaAM7GEu134fleuJ4teajEM&m=AlG0oLszfn4D9ljTFjNz_fUNdp7_UIKfWOWgRkkUSEY&s=GJMR2FwjWQmXUGF8mXYuCT7BY2VMrhnYdy1l7_0do0g&e=

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Collections, Cataloging, Discovery, and Metadata Librarian; The College at Brockport, SUNY

The College at Brockport is committed to offering fully developed discovery services to all its constituencies. The Drake Memorial Library Technical Services department is in a state of transition, with a Library Services Platform migration from Aleph anticipated within the next five years. As the College expands its offerings in the online streaming and institutional repository environments, Drake Memorial Library is expanding the scope of its cataloging to enhance discovery. The successful candidate will join a team of innovative, forward-thinking faculty librarians who are redefining library technical services at The College at Brockport.

Please visit http://www.brockportrecruit.org to complete an application including your CV, cover letter, and 3 professional references. Application materials will be accepted until October 28, 2016. Preference will be given to applications received by September 30, 2016.

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Head of Licensing & Acquisitions, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

The University of Connecticut (UConn), one of the nation’s leading public research universities, seeks applications for the position of Head of Licensing & Acquisitions.

Job Summary

Under the general direction of the Associate University Librarian for Collections & Discovery, the Head of Licensing and Acquisitions envisions, leads, and actively participates in implementing strategies to license and acquire access to library collections needed to enable the UConn community’s scholarship and learning. The incumbent is responsible for managing and supervising the Licensing & Acquisitions Unit and leading the pursuit of further coordination and collaborations in the licensing and acquisitions work that occurs with the UConn Health and Law School libraries. Concurrently, the position engages in the work of license review and negotiations while developing, maintaining, and enhancing unit workflows that ensure that knowledge resources are acquired in a timely, effective, and fiscally-responsible manner. Within this context, the position draws upon expertise of collection management principles and practices, a user-focused orientation, and a working style that embraces collaboration in a complex and dynamic work environment.

For more information and to apply, visit https://hcmprodweb.psoft.uconn.edu/psp/HRPRCGA/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=2017023&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

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