The University of Alabama Libraries seeks an energetic and collaborative librarian to fill the positon of Coordinator of Acquisitions and Electronic Resources. The successful candidate will be flexible, inquisitive and a creative problem solver. The Coordinator will report to the Head of Resource Acquisition & Discovery, and will ensure optimal and accurate access to subscription resources, including databases, electronic journals and e-books. S/he will work closely with the Head of Resource Acquisition & Discovery, the Associate Dean for Research and Instruction, and liaisons to apply best practices to shape and improve access to electronic resources for Library users. This faculty position provides leadership and direction for the development, delivery, and assessment of the University Libraries’ collection of electronic resources. S/he proactively incorporates new and emerging techniques and technologies into the program. In collaboration with the Head and other faculty, staff, and students in Resource Acquisition and Discovery, this position participates fully in planning, assessing, and determining strategic directions. The candidate must have willingness for continual learning, development and application of additional expertise through work related experiences and professional development opportunities. Must possess the ability to deal with change, ambiguity, and complex problems in an academic setting.
Applications are accepted online only at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Click Search Positions. University Libraries in Organization drop down box. Please include your application, Curriculum Vitae, and names, addresses, phone numbers, and e- mail addresses of three references, including one current supervisor.
Position open until filled. Applications received by November 30, 2016 are assured of receiving full consideration.