Electronic Resources Librarian, Princeton University Library, Princeton, NJ

Princeton University seeks an experienced, innovative, and service-oriented professional as Electronic Resources Librarian. Provides vision & expertise in the management & organization of Princeton’s extensive ER collections and has a leadership role in their life-cycle. Assists the Assistant UL for Collection Development in negotiating licenses and working with vendors & consortia to provide the highest quality e-resources for teaching & research. Advocates for fair terms & pricing, open access, new models of shared access, and content preservation. This position chairs the Electronic Resources Operations Group (EROG), team of librarians and staff with responsibilities for ER across the Library in Collection Development, Scholarly Collections Services and Information Technology & Metadata Services (ITIMS). Maintains and communicates awareness of ER emerging issues, ongoing developments and technologies. Works with ER staff in Ivy Plus Libraries on new services & collaborative opportunities. Represents Princeton in regional, national and international professional organizations.

Responsibility for such deep collections demands expertise & collaboration across the library, through all facets and complexities of the ER life-cycle, from acquisition to access, administration, support and evaluation. Works closely with 50+ subject specialists to identify new e-resources, communicate changes in content & platforms, and evaluate & assess collections for content, discoverability and ease of access. Coordinates teams of acquisitions staff who process purchases and subscriptions, and metadata librarians & staff who provide records & indexing for discovery and register resources for EZProxy. Engages with Research Services, Web, UX, and ITIMS to emphasize & facilitate access to e-resources in the Library’s discovery systems. Works with CD and ITIMS staff to generate reports for review & assessment by selectors. Works with Library Communications Office in a strategic partnership to highlight the Library’s e-resources for Princeton users through traditional & social media.

Required qualifications: ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library science; minimum 5 years professional experience managing e-resources in an academic research library; thorough ER life-cycle understanding & successful working experience; demonstrated success communicating a vision for ER ; ER licensing knowledge; good program coordination or supervisory experience; excellent communication & interpersonal skills; ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of colleagues & scholars; strong analytical, organizational & time management skills; exceptional problem-solving skills; emphasis on user-centered approach; ability to work effectively in a service-oriented, rapidly changing environment.

Preferred qualifications: Experience working with vendors & publishers; ERMS experience; good project management skills; data manipulation & assessment experience; ILS and PeopleSoft experience.

Apply directly: https://puwebp.princeton.edu/AcadHire/apply/application.xhtml?listingId=10341

The successful candidate will be appointed to an appropriate Librarian rank depending upon qualifications & experience. Applications will be accepted only from the Jobs at Princeton website: http://dof.princeton.edu/academicjobs and must include a resume, cover letter, and a list of 3 references with full contact information. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.


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Electronic Resources Librarian, Appalachian State University (Boone, NC)

The University Libraries at Appalachian State University seeks a proactive and creative Electronic Resources Librarian to join the Resource Acquisition and Management (RAM) team to support our electronic resources in the areas of troubleshooting, budget management, resource usage analysis, and license review. This position supervises two staff members in the Electronic Resources unit. This position reports to the RAM Coordinator (Head of Technical Services) and will work closely with the Lead Acquisitions Librarian. We seek to recruit and retain a talented and diverse faculty. Candidates who are members of underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

For a complete job description and application procedures see, https://hr.appstate.edu/employment/faculty-vacancies/1079.
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Digital Scholarship Librarian, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

Responsibilities: Provide leadership for open scholarship, scholarly identities, research metrics, as well as open access publishing.  Serve as the lead librarian for open educational resources (OER) support, including supervision of the open textbook grant program.  Participate in development of a new Digital Scholarship Center as part of the UW Libraries 2018-2022 Strategic Plan.  Collaborate closely with library and university faculty and departments (including the Office of Research & Economic Development, the Honors College, and the Office of Graduate Education) to identify opportunities for open scholarship.  Support the digital communications requirements of the university’s undergraduate curriculum.  Coordinate with library systems staff and university IT to identify and support digital platforms related to student and/or faculty scholarship.  Provide training on open scholarship for librarians, staff, faculty and students.

This position reports to the Assistant Dean of Education and Research Services.

UW Libraries are committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourage applications from minority candidates, candidates with disabilities, and those with experience working in a multicultural environment. Diversity resources for the University of Wyoming and the community of Laramie can be found at http://www.uwyo.edu/diversity/resources/. For more information on UW Libraries, please visit https://www.uwyo.edu/libraries/

Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.  Apply online at the following link:https://uwyo.taleo.net/careersection/00_ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=18000057&tz=GMT-07%3A00

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Head of Electronic Resources & Serials, Santa Clara University

Join the Library leadership team at Santa Clara University in a key position managing electronic resources and serials at an award-winning, comprehensive Jesuit university located in California’s vibrant Silicon Valley. Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Collections & Scholarly Communication, the Head of Electronic Resources & Serials provides leadership in the procurement, assessment and management of print and electronic continuing resources, including individual and package subscriptions, streaming services and demand-driven acquisitions for e-books. This position supervises two full-time staff and serves on our Library Management Council, providing input and direction into the strategic growth of the Library. Two critical areas of responsibility for this position are the review of vendor licenses and providing data for the ongoing assessment of subscriptions.
Why Santa Clara University?
You will be joining a dynamic, service-oriented team committed to developing a vibrant and vital center for learning, inspiring both intellectual pursuits and community engagement. Santa Clara University Library is situated in our state-of-the-art Learning Commons on a beautiful campus located in one of the most diverse areas of the United States. We recently earned U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 top ranked regional university in the western United States and our Library was awarded ACRL’s 2017 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award for our innovative climate of program and service delivery.
Learn more about this position, our institution, and how to apply at https://jobs.scu.edu/postings/8087. Applications received by February 8, 2019 will receive first consideration.
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Discovery and Electronic Resources Librarian, Loyola Notre Dame Library (Baltimore, MD)

The Loyola Notre Dame Library seeks a flexible, innovative librarian with electronic resource management experience to join our Acquisitions unit. The Discovery and Electronic Resources Librarian will manage the life cycle of electronic resources and work collaboratively with units throughout the Library and with University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) colleagues to provide accurate access to electronic content and improved discoverability for users. Under the supervision of the Acquisitions and Resource Management Librarian, the successful candidate will be a creative problem solver and proactively incorporate new and emerging practices and technology into the electronic resources environment. The Discovery and Electronic Resources Librarian will be a continuous learner who applies expertise developed through work experience and professional development opportunities.

An ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science is required, but applicants with degree in hand by June 2019 will be considered.

Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

The full job description is available on the LNDL website at https://www.lndl.org/about/employment-opportunities.

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