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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Electronic Resources Librarian, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

Auburn University Libraries (AUL) seeks an enthusiastic and mission oriented individual to serve as the Electronic Resources Librarian. This position is responsible for providing
leadership for both serial and monographic electronic resource acquisition and access.

The Electronic Resources Librarian is a 12-month tenure-track faculty librarian position reporting to the Head of Technical Services. This position also works collaboratively with the Collection Development Team; subject selectors; University Procurement and Payment Services (PPS); and external vendors, publishers, and consortia. The successful candidate will participate in professional and scholarly activity as well as serve on library and university committees.

This tenure track position includes significant research, presentation and writing responsibilities to fulfill the tenure standards of Auburn University.

For  more information and to apply, visit https://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/859.

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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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Serials/Electronic Resources Librarian, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, TX

The Serials/Electronic Resources Librarian at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will provide leadership to the Periodicals Department by establishing department goals; formulating, implementing and reviewing policies and procedures; evaluating and determining department workflow and processes; overseeing and conducting training; supervising and mentoring periodicals staff; and providing assessment related to department activities. In addition, the Serials/Electronic Resources Librarian will provide leadership to the library and the university by working with other library staff to identify, evaluate and select electronic resources in support of the university’s mission; communicating internally with library information technology staff and university contacts, such as purchasing personnel, to ensure the timely acquisition and processing of serials and electronic resources; communicating externally with vendors, publishers, and consortia; reviewing product information, pricing, and contract/licensing information; and providing outreach for electronic resources, including development of training materials and training sessions. In addition, the candidate selected for this position will be responsible for collection development and library instruction in subject liaison areas and will work up to 4 hours per week at the reference desk. As with all professional librarian positions at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, the successful candidate will participate in professional and scholarly activity and will serve on library and university committees.

For more information and to apply, visit https://islanderjobs.tamucc.edu.

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