Electronic Resources/Serials Librarian (Wilkes University, Pennsylvania)
Wilkes University invites applicants for the position of Electronic Resources/Serials Librarian in the Farley Library. This position coordinates selection, licensing, and accessibility of electronic resources and print serials.
The successful candidate is responsible for working closely with vendors to set up trials, negotiate pricing and licensing, and provide ongoing maintenance and will be responsible for the general electronic resources and periodical subscriptions budget, management of electronic resources, user support and training, and the collection and analysis of usage statistics. This Librarian also supports and contributes to the Reference Dept. and Bibliographic Instruction and participates in other activities such as library planning and reference support. A Master of Library Science degree from an ALA-accredited institution is required. The ideal candidate will have prior experience knowledge of acquisitions business practices, including copyright, Intellectual Property, and licensing terms/issues in a networked environment. Knowledge of link resolver software, electronic resource management, and Innovated Interfaces Inc., Millennium preferred. Ability to work collaboratively with many colleagues both internally and externally. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills essential. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Commitment to using new technology to advance work goals and to enhance service. Solid organizational skills. flexibility and initiative. Enthusiasm for an innovative, evolving environment Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Wilkes University is an independent, comprehensive university dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts, sciences, and selected professional programs. The University has approximately 2000 students at the undergraduate level and over 2,000 full time equivalent students at the graduate and first professional levels. Its institutional focus is on developing strong mentoring relationships with each of its students and contributing vitally to economic development of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The University is located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, a revitalized city that is located on the lovely Susquehanna River and is within two and one-half hours driving distance of New York City and Philadelphia. To apply, visit http://www.Wilkes.edu and click “Jobs at Wilkes”. Please be sure to include a cover letter, resume or Vitae and three references. Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds.