Electronic Resources Librarian, American University, Washington, D.C.

American University Library invites applications for an Electronic Resources Librarian at the rank of Assistant or Associate Librarian.  The successful candidate will be an innovative, user-focused, collaborative Electronic Resources Librarian to provide vision and leadership in managing the Electronic Resources Management (ERM) Unit.

Responsibilities: The Electronic Resources Librarian reports to the Director of Technical Services and manages the ERM Unit within the Technical Services Division of the University Library.  This Unit is responsible for acquiring the library’s electronic resources which includes databases, datasets, e-journals, and aggregator packages, negotiating license agreements, compiling and analyzing usage statistics, troubleshooting access problems, managing the library’s various electronic resource platforms and delivery systems.  Manages the electronic resources/serials collection budget of $4.2 million.
The Electronic Resources Librarian supervises 3 FTE unit members. Supervisorial duties of this position include developing and implementing unit goals and projects, establishing policies and procedures as well as hiring, training, and evaluating staff.  As a member of the Collections Management Team, this position participates in collection development activities and provides support for digital initiatives.  As a member of the Technical Services management team, this position serves a leadership role within the division.

For more information and to apply, visit http://www.american.edu/hr/Ft-Faculty.cfm#LIB2.

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