The University of South Carolina Libraries seeks an energetic, forward thinking Electronic Resource and Serials Librarian to provide leadership and expertise in acquiring and managing the Libraries’ print and electronic resources collection. The Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian provides leadership for all aspects of the serial lifecycle, including coordination of the purchasing, licensing, access, and maintenance for the Libraries’ continuing firm order, package, and database resources. Reporting to the Head of Acquisitions, this position works collaboratively with other staff including collection development, serial acquisitions, departmental liaisons, reference, information technology, and cataloging. The Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian actively participates in the intellectual life and administrative activities of the library and the university, and maintains a record of professional contributions.
The University of Iowa Libraries seeks an experienced, self-motivated, and transformative leader to guide the acquisitions functions for the University of Iowa Libraries. The librarian will formulate and execute strategic initiatives for the Acquisitions Department to manage a diverse portfolio of services. The University of Iowa Libraries has significant investments in journal packages, approval plans, e-books, and a DDA program. Reporting to the Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Collections, the Head of Acquisitions provides leadership for all acquisitions activities to ensure excellent customer service and timely access to information resources. The Acquisitions Department is responsible for the acquisition of print materials including purchasing for special collections, electronic resources, brief record creation, gift processing, and collection assessment projects. The department includes ten merit staff and one librarian. The unit leaders for monographs, serials, gifts, and electronic resources management report directly to the Head and supervise the staff in their functional areas.
The M. Louis Salmon Library at the University of Alabama in Huntsville seeks an innovative, service-oriented individual for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian. The Electronic Resources Librarian will establish a leadership role in the management of the Library’s electronic resources. Working in close collaboration with personnel from various Library units, the ER Librarian coordinates support for the acquisition, processing, and maintenance of electronic resources throughout their life cycle. The successful candidate will oversee the maintenance of the Library’s electronic resource management (ERM) system, and the implementation of relevant portions of a new unified library management system (ULMS), Ex Libris’ Alma. The ER Librarian will implement new tools, features, and programs that enhance and improve electronic resource access and usability. This librarian will also work collaboratively with subject and systems librarians to support electronic access and discovery of our resources. This 12-month faculty librarian position reports to the Library Director. The selected candidate will also provide reference assistance and other duties as needed.
The Coleman Karesh Law Library at the University of South Carolina School of Law seeks an enthusiastic, highly organized, detail-oriented colleague for the position of Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Librarian.
The Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Librarian engages in ordering, receiving, and claiming materials as needed, and will research, develop, and maintain relationships with vendors, publishers, and other library consortia for the benefit of the law school community. Is responsible for monitoring and spending the library’s annual materials budget and for all the procedures involved in the receipt and payment of invoices and for the acquisition of approval and firm orders. The Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Librarian is responsible for all phases of the procurement, management, and evaluation of electronic resources introduced into the law library collection.
Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library seeks an Acquisitions Librarian to provide leadership and professional expertise in the selection, acquisition, and renewal of print and electronic monographic resources, media, special format materials, and continuing resources (journals and databases). The position will work with the Collection Development Librarian to establish overall priorities for the $1.5M library collections budget and be responsible for the ongoing expenditure and maintenance of the monographic and continuing resources budgets. The Acquisitions Librarian supervises all departmental activity in ordering and receiving materials in all formats via firm order, DDA, approval plans, and subscriptions. This position regularly reviews current and prospective vendors to assess service and pricing options and renegotiates service fees and contractual terms with the appropriate vendors. Other responsibilities include supervising three staff members; coordinating ordering, payment, and receipt of monographs and continuing resources; holdings maintenance of continuing resources; license negotiation; establishing and maintaining effective relationships with publishers, vendors and subscriptions agents; and evaluating consortial purchasing opportunities. The successful candidate will be professionally engaged, forward-thinking, detail-oriented, collegial, and demonstrate the ability to initiate and complete projects in a timely and independent manner.
To learn more about the qualifications and salary range for this position, about Hunter Library and Western Carolina University, access our online employment website at https://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/5547
Hunter Library is committed to advancing inclusive excellence and to creating a welcoming working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty. Applicants are encouraged to share in their cover letter skills and abilities that would apply to the position and how they would contribute to the mission of the library, in addition to their formal work experience. Western Carolina University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
The AUS Library is seeking an energetic and knowledgeable Acquisitions and Resource Management Librarian to join its service-oriented team. Reporting to the AUL for Technology and Technical Services, the successful candidate will work closely with library colleagues to provide an integrated approach to the acquisition and management of the library’s electronic, print and media resources.
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.