Head of Electronic Resources and Serials, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA

Santa Clara University Library is seeking a dynamic, motivated, user focused, and collaborative individual to serve as the Head of Electronic Resources & Serials. The Head of Electronic Resources & Serials supervises two full-time staff members, provides leadership in the procurement, assessment, and management of print and electronic continuing resources, including individual and package subscriptions, ebook demand driven acquisitions, and streaming services, and oversee the processing of all invoices paid out of the acquisitions budget. The successful candidate will review all subscriptions and licenses, renew subscriptions as needed, set up trials, conduct regular assessments of all subscriptions, and work with publishers/vendors and major consortia such as SCELC (http://scelc.org).

The Head of Electronic Resources & Serials will develop and maintain expert knowledge on issues related to electronic resources and electronic resource management (ERM) and work with staff to ensure all invoices are paid on a timely and accurate basis. Additionally, the Head of Electronic Resources & Serials will work closely and collaboratively with subject librarians and the Head of Instruction & Assessment on the ongoing acquisition, purchase, renewal and assessment of electronic resources and serials.

Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Collections & Scholarly Communication, the Head of Electronic Resources & Serials plays a key role in connecting our community to our vast array of electronic resources. This position serves on the Library Management Council, an advisory administrative body made up of the University Librarian, Associate University Librarians, and unit heads.

Potential candidates are invited to attend one of our informational webinars to learn more about the position, library, and University:

May 13, 2021 from 5:30 – 6:30 pm PDT, registration available here.

May 14, 2021 from noon – 1:00 pm PDT, registration available here.

Confidentiality will be ensured, as the attendee list will be hidden. Live captioning will be provided.

Further inquiries may be directed to Lev Rickards, Co-Interim University Librarian (lrickards@scu.edu).

Full Position Description and Instructions for Applying: https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/scu/scu/job/Santa-Clara-CA/Head-of-Electronic-Resources-and-Serials_R1238

Priority review date for applications is Friday, May 28th.

Salary Range: $66,600 – $125,000; commensurate with experience.

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