Clemson University Libraries seek an experienced, service-oriented, innovative, and collaborative librarian to support the Technical Services and Collection Management (TSCM) Unit in its work. The Continuing Resources and Government Information Management Librarian will be primarily responsible for the acquisitions, activation, and cataloging of electronic serials, and the cataloging of databases. This position will also provide serials management knowledge for the Libraries in a variety of print serials collection management projects and supervision for members of the Continuing Resources and Government Information Management Team who are responsible for the acquisitions and cataloging of print and electronic serials for the general library collection and the acquisitions, cataloging, and collection management of government documents resources. This person will also be responsible for troubleshooting electronic journals access issues. ExLibris’ Alma and Primo are used for these and all other TSCM operations. The successful candidate will also collaborate closely with TSCM’s Electronic Resources Team and the Federal Documents depository coordinator in the Information & Research Services Unit. This is a 12-month tenure-track Faculty position and various benefit plans are available, along with annual leave, sick leave, and paid holidays.
The ideal candidate for this role will have an ALA-accredited degree in librarianship and at least one year of full-time professional experience, or three years paraprofessional, providing print or electronic serials management services, electronic serials acquisitions or cataloging services in a research library. It is also important that a candidate has a strong commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect in the workplace. Preferred qualifications include at least one year’s experience in the management of government documents technical services operations, experience supervising others, and experience working with the Alma/Primo library services platform/discovery system. More qualifications can be found in the full job ad.
Clemson University is a major land-grant, science and engineering-oriented university and has the highest Carnegie research designation (Very High, R1). Clemson is an inclusive, student-centered community characterized by high academic standards, a culture of collaboration, school spirit, and a competitive drive to excel. Centrally located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Clemson is in one of the fastest-growing areas of South Carolina, and a two-hour drive from Charlotte and Atlanta.
Salary and Benefits
Faculty rank and a minimum salary of $61,000 based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. Various medical plans, dental plans, and retirement plans are available. 18 days annual leave, 15 days sick leave, 13 paid holidays, and liberal professional development leave are provided. Library faculty receive an individual stipend for travel or other professional development activity.
Applicants should submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio: apply.interfolio.com/85097. Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references. Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by April 16 will be guaranteed consideration.