Electronic Resources Support Librarian, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut.  Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include two major art museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

Position Focus:  Under the direction of the Electronic Resources Librarian, the Electronic Resources Support Librarian focuses on establishing and maintaining strong intellectual control over content throughout the life cycle of electronic resources licensed by Yale University Library (YUL). This position supervises a team of staff responsible for maintaining key e-resource systems and workflows. Within a changing and flexible environment, s/he works closely with colleagues and vendors to manage the acquisition and licensing of new electronic resources as well as the renewal of existing subscriptions. Works collaboratively with other librarians and staff to ensure consistent access to library holdings across multiple platforms including the library’s catalog and discovery services. Troubleshoots advanced problem reports. Works closely with the Electronic Resources team and partner departments to ensure efficient access to electronic resources for library users.

How to apply:  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applications, consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references should be submitted by applying online at http://www.yale.edu/jobs. The STARS req. ID for this position is 29241BR.  Please be sure to reference 29241BR in your cover letter.

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Associate Librarian for Electronic Resources and Services, Georgetown University Law Library, Washington, DC

The Georgetown University Law Library is seeking applications for the position of Associate Librarian for Electronic Resources and Services. The Associate Librarian provides leadership and vision for library technology initiatives and applications. Individually and as a department head, the position manages, plans, implements, administers, and evaluates key technology-based library systems and services in order to support the research and educational mission and operations of the library and Law Center. The Associate Librarian represents the library within the campus and makes recommendations for the allocation, distribution, and implementation of technology resources and initiatives. The position maintains the highest level of knowledge of technology applications and best practices in the higher education and library environments. The position reports to the Law Library Director and supervises three librarians and one staff member. The Associate Librarian is a member of the senior management team and plays an active role in library planning and services.

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. To apply for this position, please submit applications via the Georgetown University Human Resources Joblist web site using Job Number 20141834<https://jobs.georgetown.edu/PD.php?posNo=20141834>. Address applications to Stacy Queen, and include a cover letter, a current resume, and the names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin March 30, 2015.

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Electronic Resources Librarian, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

Central Washington University in Ellensburg, WA invites applications for an Electronic Resources Librarian, assistant professor, tenure-track faculty position. This position requires a Master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent; two years’ professional experience working with electronic resources or three years’ pre-professional experience in serials and/or electronic resources; experience negotiating licensing agreements, troubleshooting electronic resources issues, working with vendors and users to remedy contract discrepancies, and licensing data sets; budgeting and supervisory experience; and experience working in a team environment. Responsibilities of this position include a component of teaching/instruction.  Salary DOE. Screening will begin on 2/9. For more information & to apply online, go to https://jobs.cwu.edu/postings/8775. Materials to be submitted include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, and reference contacts. CWU is an AA/EEO/Title IV/Section 503/VEVRAA institution.

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Electronic Resources Librarian, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Responsibilities:  To support the rapid expansion of its online collections, the Libraries at the University of Central Florida (UCF) seek a service-oriented Electronic Resources Librarian to join a dedicated team that works collaboratively to provide access to its online resources.  This Electronic Resources Librarian will report to the Head of Acquisitions and Collection Services and will work with staff and librarians primarily in the Acquisitions and Cataloging departments to ensure consistent and reliable access to online resources.  The person in this position will be engaged in all aspects of online resources at UCF, including acquisition, licensing, cataloging, troubleshooting, and ongoing bibliographic maintenance.  As a key member of the E-Resources Team, the person in this position will help patrons and librarians resolve access issues.  Responsibilities also include general technical support and usage analysis.  The Electronic Resources Librarian will work closely with the librarians responsible for e-resource management and cataloging and help develop effective workflows between departments.   Librarians at UCF have faculty status (non-tenure eligible) and contribute to the University’s service and research mission.

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Coordinator of Technical Services , Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN

Volpe Library at Tennessee Tech University invites applications for an innovative, energetic and collaborative Coordinator of Technical Services to lead, coordinate, and administer the Library’s Technical Services Department, encompassing Acquisitions, Electronic Resources/Serials, Government Documents, and Cataloging/Metadata Services. The Coordinator of Technical Services will also be responsible for developing and leading a new data curation effort. The position manages a staff of eight engaged in procurement, organization, description, and maintenance of library materials in all formats and online access to information for effective discovery and delivery to library patrons.

This person will lead our ongoing efforts to enhance and streamline Technical Services processes and services through development of practical solutions that may include creative problem-solving, workflow analysis, assimilation of multiple perspectives and continual exploration and adoption of new technological skills and tools.

For more information and to apply, visit www.tntech.edu/jobs.

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Acquisitions Services Director, Princeton University Library, Princeton, NJ

The Princeton University Library is one of the world’s leading research libraries, serving a diverse community of 5,200 undergraduates, 2,700 graduate students, 1,200 faculty members, and many visiting scholars.  Its holdings include more than 7 million printed volumes, 5 million manuscripts, 2 million non-print items, and extensive collections of digital text, data, and images.  The Library employs a dedicated and knowledgeable staff of more than 300 professional and support staff working in a large central library, 9 specialized branches, and 3 storage facilities.

Major Responsibilities:

 The Acquisitions Services Director is responsible for all resource acquisitions operations for the Princeton University Library.  This position, reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Technical Services, is part of a highly committed leadership team, whose mission is to maximize the Library’s support for the teaching and research programs of Princeton University.  The Acquisitions Services Director will be expected to develop innovative strategies and work methodologies for obtaining and processing new print and digital resources and content, and to promote and foster partnerships with other library colleagues involved in collection development.  This position has overall responsibility for disbursement of the Library’s $29 million acquisitions budget, working closely with the AUL for Collection Development and the Director of Library Finance and Administration on budget administration and analysis.  The Director will oversee a work unit of 35 staff.  The Director will be expected to continuously evaluate work methods and workflows in light of new supporting services, financial opportunities and technological advancements, improving existing operations and purchasing relationships through the application of creative strategies and solutions for positive change.  The Director initiates, negotiates and maintains relations with booksellers, subscription agents and content providers, and evaluates their performance.   This position is a key member of the Technical Services Steering Committee, which collectively manages the full spectrum of access to the Library’s resources, purchase through delivery.   The Acquisitions Services Director is expected to maintain awareness of best practices and progressive ideas in acquisitions through professional involvement. Continue reading

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