Texas A&M University Libraries seeks a creative and dynamic professional to join the team as an Electronic Resources Librarian. The Libraries have a healthy resource budget of nearly $14 million for electronic resources. This is a tenure-track academic appointment, carrying full faculty status and responsibilities including librarianship, scholarship, and professional service to meet both the Libraries’ and University’s requirements for promotion and tenure.
Reporting through the Director of Electronic Resources, the Electronic Resources Librarian is responsible for the day-to-day activities related to the Libraries’ licensed e-resources throughout their life cycle. Duties include, but are not limited to, activation and maintenance of serial access records in our link resolver, creation and maintenance of supplier and resource records in our electronic resources management system, and creation and maintenance of database access records in LibGuides. The librarian works with vendors to negotiate license renewals, troubleshoot access issues, and remain current on vendors’ technologies. May supervise staff. The person in this position must be a self-starter, detail-oriented and enjoy solving problems in a collaborative, collegial environment with continually evolving technologies. The Librarian is expected to maintain knowledge of national trends and developments in acquisitions and electronic resource management. The position serves on committees for the Libraries, the university, and other organizations, contributes to the profession, and engages in scholarship.
For more information about the position and application procedures, visit http://library.tamu.edu/about/positions/pa_elec_res_apr14.html .
Applications received by May 19, 2017 will be given first consideration.