Electronic Resources Librarian (Ross Pendergraft Library and Technology Center, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR)

Electronic Resources Librarian
Ross Pendergraft Library and Technology Center
Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR

Arkansas Tech University invites applications for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian.  Start date for this position is August 1, 2012.

Responsibilities: Manages electronic resources; provides leadership in the use of emerging technologies to reach out to library clientele; provides reference and research assistance (in collaboration with the public services librarian); works with faculty in designated disciplines to develop collections and services; reports to the library director.

Required Qualifications: Master’s degree accredited by the American Library Association; broad experience in using and managing a variety of electronic databases and services.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience managing electronic resources in an academic library; excellent communications skills; knowledge and experience with Library 2.0 applications in an academic environment; experience in the provision of library reference services; ability to work collaboratively with other library staff, both professional and non-professional; knowledge of contemporary issues in library collections and services; knowledge of cataloging for electronic resources.

Salary & Benefits: $42,000 – $44,000 depending on qualifications and experience; TIAA/CREF, medical insurance, liberal vacation and sick leave.  Appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Librarian.  Visit the Ross Pendergraft Library & Technology Center web site at http://library.atu.edu/ for a closer look at the library.

To Apply:  Send letter of application, resume, and names/addresses/telephone numbers of at least three current references to: Bill Parton, Director of Library, Arkansas Tech University, 305 West “Q” Street, Russellville, Arkansas 72801 (wparton@atu.edu).  Electronic submissions welcome.  Transcripts are not required initially but will be necessary before employment process can be completed.  Closing date for applications is Friday, June 4.  Arkansas Tech University is an EOE/AA employer.

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