Collection Management Librarian, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH

The University of Toledo invites applications for a Collection Management Librarian. This is a full-time, tenure track faculty position with initial appointment at the Assistant Professor rank. The Collection Development Librarian will oversee all aspects of developing and maintaining the libraries’ collections (excluding special collections) at the scope and caliber that best support the University’s mission and academic programs. Requirements include: a Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited program and 5 years of progressively responsible professional experience in collection development and maintenance in an academic or research library. Minimum salary: $60,000.

For more information about the position and application procedures, please visit http://www.utoledo.edu/library/info/jobs/

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Scholarly Communication Librarian, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY – Search Extended

*The search for this position has been extended until March 18, 2016.*

The University of Wyoming seeks applicants for a Scholarly Communication Librarian to join our growing Digital Collections office. The successful candidate will provide energetic leadership for scholarly communication initiatives and will manage the institutional repository (IR).

Responsibilities: Manage the Wyoming Scholars Repository (http://repository.uwyo.edu/) including daily operations, adding and editing content, creating policies and procedures, and assessing IR functionality and usage. Work both independently and in collaboration with liaison librarians, university faculty, and the Office of Research to develop and add new content to the IR. Serve as library resource on copyright, fair use and open access issues. Coordinate workshops and training in support of the IR and other scholarly communication topics. Monitor developments in scholarly communication, open access, and related initiatives and communicate their implications to library and university stakeholders. Work closely with Digital Collections staff for IR support and maintenance.

Review of applications will begin on March 18, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is terminated.

For more information about the position and application procedures, please visit http://www.uwyo.edu/hr/hremployment/showjob.asp?jobid=11884

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Acquisition Strategies Librarian, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

Position Description: Acquisition Strategies Librarian (Assistant Professor) – tenure-track

Adelphi University Libraries seeks an Acquisition Strategies Librarian to provide leadership and direction to the Acquisitions unit during a period of transformational change. Because innovation, creativity, and collaboration are central to the Libraries, in our work across the University and with our consortial partners in New York state, we are seeking an individual who embraces these values. The Libraries, located in the New York Metro region, support the teaching and learning mission of our academic community of undergraduate and graduate students, and more than 300 full-time teaching and research faculty.

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, the Acquisition Strategies Librarian will provide strategic direction for the acquisition of physical, electronic and emerging format resources.

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Electronic Resources Librarian, University of California, Berkeley, CA

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 20th, 2015

Next review date: March 7th, 2016
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: May 31st, 2016
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description:

59,089 – $73,126, per annum, based upon qualifications
This is a full time appointment available starting July 2016.

The University of California, Berkeley invites applicants for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian (ERL). Reporting to the Head of the Acquisitions Department, the successful applicant will have a thorough understanding of and experience with licensing and supporting access to electronic resources. The ERL will manage key e-resource information systems and will be responsible for the production and dissemination of statistics related to resource (both print and electronic) acquisition, licensing and usage.

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E-Resources and Collection Assessment Librarian, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO

The Arthur Lakes Library of Colorado School of Mines invites applications for the position of Electronic Resources and Collection Assessment Librarian.

The Library supports the information and educational needs of Mines, primarily in science and engineering, and provides technical information to the regional community. The Library is staffed by 10 faculty librarians and 11 paraprofessionals. More information on the Library can be found at http://library.mines.edu

Located in Golden, Colorado, at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and just minutes away from downtown Denver, Mines is a public university with an enrollment of over 5,600 students in undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, applied science and related disciplines.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will provide life-cycle management of the Library’s electronic resources and perform collection analysis, assessment, and oversight. Duties include coordination of activities related to the Library’s licensed electronic resources; working with vendors to troubleshoot access issues and remain current on vendors’ technologies; configuring and maintaining the usage assessment analysis tool (UStat); developing knowledge of the Library’s collections and Mines’ curricular focus; and evaluating and utilizing current research on collection analysis and assessment. The position will remain informed about emerging issues, standards, and technologies regarding the library profession and the Library’s management and discovery systems. The position serves on committees for the Library, the university, and other organizations, contributes to the profession, and engages in scholarship.

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Assistant Director, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

The Assistant Director (AD) of the CIC Center for Library Initiatives (CLI) works closely with the Director of the CLI, CIC member library groups, and CIC colleagues to support the development, implementation and assessment of CLI action plans. Depending upon the activities involved, the AD assists or leads program planning, project management, and coordination of key collaborative initiatives.
Duties & responsibilities:
• In coordination with the CLI Director, work to develop and implement project management plans for selected CLI initiatives.
• Negotiate and administer licenses, contracts, and agreements for electronic information resources. Coordinate decision-making among library staff members for particular acquisitions.
• Track, analyze and report on cost trends in scholarly resources, and the economic and service benefits that accrue to consortium members through participation in cooperative licensing.
• Coordinate the work of various library committees and task forces across the CIC member libraries.
• Coordinate the benchmarking of CIC library collections and services.
• Proactively contribute to the overall planning and management activities of the CIC.
• Lead planning and coordination of topical CIC library conferences.
• Work with CIC staff to manage tools to track consortial statistics for licensing, resource sharing, etc.
• Communicate effectively with library faculty and staff at CIC member universities, peer institutions and consortia nationally, as well as with the vendor community.
• Monitor issues, trends and best practices in library management and scholarly communication, and contribute to that dialogue on behalf of the CIC and its member universities.

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Metadata and Reference Librarian, Anderson University, Anderson, IN

The Metadata & Reference Librarian provides leadership to the strategic and technical practice of metadata to the digital, physical and virtual collections of the Library, Special Collections and Archives while also serving as a member of the reference and instructional services team. The successful candidate will be able to establish rapport and work collaboratively with library colleagues and constituents across campus.

For more details: http://www.anderson.edu/uploads/jobs/metadata-reference-librarian-faculty-2016.pdf

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