Resource Management Librarian – Collection Development (Lane Library, Stanford)
Lane Medical Library seeks qualified applicants to fill the position of Resource Management Librarian – Collection Development. Reporting to the Director for Resource Management, the focus of this position is to participate in and facilitate Lane’s collaborative effort to provide optimal access to the most appropriate resources when and where needed.
This involves the many aspects of evaluation, selection, and activation of digital resources, management of their deployment for discovery and access, and ensuring ongoing availability and problem resolution. It includes the use of innovative technologies and procedures for effective management and to lessen or eliminate barriers to access, while considering fiscal, technical, and policy constraints.
Required: Master’s of library science or equivalent. Three or more years’
experience in resource management: collection development, serials control,
digital content acquisition and management, and related areas. Knowledge of
current content delivery platforms and software products, user interfaces, and
resource management systems related to the responsibilities indicated for this
position. Knowledge of the information industry, scholarly communication,
especially content delivery challenges, publishing models, and open access
trends. Strong communications skills, including oral and written, and ability to work effectively with diverse constituencies. Demonstrated supervisory skills.
Thorough understanding of the bibliographic apparatus, both from data management and user access perspectives, and how this relates to the design of system interfaces.
Preferred: Interest in and potential for growth, in broader aspects of resource
management. Knowledge of academic health sciences, preferably including related subject expertise.
Note: This is an 80% FTE position, with full benefits.
Salary: Minimum salary at 80% FTE is $52,000. For complete description and to apply, please go to