Clemson University Libraries, as a member of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Diversity Alliance, seek to engage an early-career librarian who is a member of historically underrepresented racial and/or ethnic groups in higher education so that they can gain professional academic experience in a supportive and collegial environment. This position will build inclusive community engagement programs in collaborative partnership with a wide range of stakeholders, such as academic and student support offices on campus and community partners outside the university. This is a two-year, full-time, non-tenure track temporary lecturer position under the direction of the Head, Information and Research Services.
- Cultivating positive relationships and work collaboratively with other members of the Libraries and the diversity committee to develop co-curricular library programming and community engagement activities
- Actively seeking out opportunities to connect library services and resources to campus, community and regional needs
- Listening to community needs in order to develop a robust portfolio of engagement activities
- Developing programming and ongoing partnerships with the Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center and other campus offices and student organizations that serve underrepresented groups
- Designing program evaluations to assess the impact of library engagement activities on student success
- Creation and maintenance of library research guides (LibGuides), curate book displays, and identify other ways to promote library resources and services
- Provision of general library research services and participate in instruction initiatives
- Participation in professional development such as attending conferences, workshops, and webinars related to job functions
- ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship (or foreign equivalent) or a relevant, accredited graduate degree in another scholarly field as deemed appropriate by the Libraries
- Exceptional interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
- Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
- Demonstrated understanding of the value of diversity and inclusion in the workplace or libraries
- Demonstrated experience creating, organizing and delivering learning-focused programming and events
- Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong collaborations and partnerships
- Experience with outreach to students or community groups
For more information and to apply please visit: https://apply.interfolio.com/61003
The University of Wyoming Libraries seeks applicants for a Collection Development and Assessment Librarian. This position provides expertise and leadership for building and maintaining library collections in support of learning, teaching, and research.
- Expend budgets on collections that meet the needs of our users.
- Assess library collections for their relevance to library and university priorities.
- Manage, assess, and maintain profiles and contracts for automated acquisitions processes (approval plans, DDA/PDA/EBA, etc.) to achieve the appropriate mix of titles and formats to serve our user communities.
- Interact and negotiate with vendors, publishers, and library consortia for selection and evaluation.
- Compile the Library’s annual collections and acquisitions statistics for internal and external reports.
- Conduct qualitative and quantitative analyses to support informed recommendations on collection directions.
- Participate in the management and decision making for shared print programs.
- Coordinate the program for replacement of lost, damaged, or missing library material with the acquisitions team.
- Participate in the evaluation of electronic purchases and renewals in light of overall collections priorities.
As a member of the library faculty, the successful candidate is expected to pursue an active and ongoing program of research, service and professional development. This position reports to the Assistant Dean for Resource Discovery & Management.
- ALA-accredited MLS, MLIS or equivalent
- Minimum of 1 year professional collections experience in an academic library
- Experience with the acquisitions module of a library system
- Experience with both qualitative and quantitative collection assessment techniques
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Demonstrated ability to collaborate with librarians and staff from multiple library units to work as a team
- Three or more years collections experience in an academic library
- Project management experience
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
For complete information and to apply, visit http://bit.ly/2T8RCCM
The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries at Vanderbilt University seeks an Acquisitions Assistant. The Acquisitions Assistant performs highly detailed activities related to acquiring and making available to users the library resources necessary to support learning and research at Vanderbilt. This requires specialized knowledge of MARC records, vendor systems and provider platforms, vendor relations, and software related to this work.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Review orders and import or create appropriate MARC records to library catalog.
- Create purchase orders in the library or vendor system following a variety of workflows that vary based on vendor, funding, and material type. This may include vendor selection and communicating order details to the vendor.
- Process print and/or setup online access for new materials once available.
- Catalog bibliographic records for which the data match certain criteria.
- Create invoices for library materials in the library systems as part of the overall invoice payment workflow.
- Document procedures and take lead role in managing departmental web presence.
- Assist in training and day-to-day troubleshooting of acquisition or e-resource related issues.
- Participate fully in library and team-wide initiatives and goals.
- Other duties as assigned.
The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries at Vanderbilt University is comprised of nine libraries and the Fine Arts Gallery, as well as service departments in technical services, scholarly communications, IT infrastructure, and digital scholarship. We seek to create a welcoming environment and serve as a partner in research and scholarship. The libraries are dynamic places for faculty, staff, students, and alumni to reflect and discover. We also strive to be a workplace in which staff at every level continuously grow in knowledge and skills, staying abreast of advances and trends in librarianship to power relevant, vibrant research libraries.
To view the full description and apply, visit https://vanderuniv.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=1900220.
The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries at Vanderbilt University seeks an Electronic Resources Librarian. The Electronic Resources Librarian reports to the Director of Acquisitions & E-Resources, a team within Collections Services. This position plays a vital role in purchasing, licensing, processing, and providing access to library materials in all formats.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Resolve problems arising from the use of electronic resources, proactively manage technical and administrative changes and respond to end-user reported issues with licensed electronic resources.
- Coordinate work with other library departments, database providers, vendors and publishers to ensure understanding of licensed electronic resources (i.e., library packages, orders and other entitlements), in order to take appropriate actions to effectively manage these resources.
- Demonstrate leadership by identifying and staying abreast of emerging education and linking technologies, related e-resource and bibliographic standards, interoperability and other technical issues relating to the acquisition, licensing, access and usage of electronic resources.
- Participate in the training of other staff to assist in e-resource management.
- Participate in the recommendation and implementation of new approaches to electronic resource management and presentation to users to facilitate the seamless delivery of information to support research and learning at all levels.
- Assist in the coordination and review process for licenses and the day-to-day licensing workflow.
- Serve on library-wide committees and working groups to promote electronic resource management best practices and tools.
The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries at Vanderbilt University is comprised of nine libraries, as well as service departments in collection services, scholarly communications, IT infrastructure, and digital scholarship. We seek to create a welcoming environment and serve as a partner in research and scholarship. The libraries are dynamic places for faculty, staff, students, and alumni to reflect and discover. We also strive to be a workplace in which staff at every level continuously grow in knowledge and skills, staying abreast of advances and trends in librarianship to power relevant, vibrant research libraries.
To view the full description and apply, visit https://vanderuniv.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=1900269.
The University of Chicago Library seeks an innovative, forward-thinking, and service-oriented individual for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Acquisitions Services, the Librarian supports the teaching and learning objectives of the University of Chicago through the life cycle management of electronic resources. Responsibilities include: licensing support; subscription renewals and maintenance; provision of access to e-resources, including troubleshooting; collecting and analyzing data and assisting with report preparation; contributing to ongoing review and documentation of workflows for efficiency and effectiveness; staying current with emerging trends and best practices related to e-resources. The position oversees the work of 3 FTE clerical staff and additional student staff; collaborates with staff in Technical Services, Campus and Library IT services, Research, and Access services; plays an integral role in supporting the management of the e-resource lifecycle. The position will have an opportunity to participate in the development and implementation of new resource management functionality in the FOLIO Library Services Platform. The position participates on committees, task forces, and special projects as appropriate.
For full information and to apply, visit https://tinyurl.com/y654dk6b
Contact Kara Hastings, HR Generalist, khastingsATuchicago.edu with questions. Review of applications will begin March 15, 2019.