Electronic Resources/Web Services Librarian, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Kearney, NE

Job Description or Duties

The Electronic Resources/Web Services Librarian implements, manages, supports, and enhances a range of technologies to provide innovative library services and to ensure access to Calvin T. Ryan Library’s extensive online information resources and services and plays a key role in making the Library a campus technology leader. Primary areas of responsibility are Electronic Resources, which includes Open Educational Resources; and Web Services, which includes Mobile and Social Media and Library Marketing. This is a twelve-month, tenure track appointment with assistant or associate professor rank, depending upon experience. The Electronic Resources/Web Services Librarian reports to the Coordinator for Virtual Library Services.

Required Qualifications

ALA accredited master’s degree in Library Science or foreign equivalent. At least two years of relevant experience in an academic library with evidence of broad, in-depth knowledge, skills, and experience with technology. Demonstrated experience with Electronic Resource Management in an academic library. Demonstrated experience working with Web Services in an academic library, including mobile and social media and database design and development. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to facilitate discussion about web design, content and technology.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated experience with Open Educational Resources, and Academic Library Marketing. Evidence of the ability to concurrently manage multiple projects, administer systems and troubleshoot. Ability to work collegially and collaboratively with colleagues and to liaison with other information technology professionals across campus. Knowledge of cataloging principles and experience with metadata standards, such as MARC and RDA. Experience with one or more of the following: XML/XSLT, Apache, Linux, MySQL, and a programming language such as PHP. Experience with digitizing and editing images, text, video, audio, and other formats and delivering them on the web. Desire to work with a diverse student population. Ability to converse in a second language.

Application review begins November 2, 2016. For more information and to apply visit http://unkemployment.unk.edu/. For more information about the position contact: Rochelle Krueger, 308-865-8276. For more information about the online application process contact: 308-865-8522 or employment@unk.edu.

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Digital Services Librarian, Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar, MO

The position is a twelve-month, tenure-track position with an eligible rank of assistant professor, associate professor, or professor.  Rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications.  The position is open until filled.


The three major responsibilities of this position are functional services, liaison services, and reference services.  Functional responsibilities include developing, maintaining, and integrating digital information assets; developing and implementing web applications across multiple environments and operating platforms; designing and maintaining the University Libraries’ website; and supervising the Media Services Department.  Liaison services responsibilities include teaching information literacy instruction sessions, collection development, embedding librarianship, and supporting the information needs for the College of Business and Computer Sciences.  Reference services responsibilities include providing reference services in a virtual and face-to-face environment.

Qualifications, Education & Experience

The successful candidate will be an evangelical Christian, preferably a Southern Baptist, who supports the University’s Christ-centered mission.  The candidate will have an earned Master’s Degree in Library (MLS) or Information Science (MLIS) from an ALA accredited institution.  Preference will be given to a candidate who holds an additional degree or certificate in media, educational technology, or electronic resources related fields and/or previous library experience.

Application Process

Please visit www.sbuniv.edu/hr/employment.html and select Faculty Vacancies to complete an application and upload a resume, three professional letters of reference, and a statement of personal beliefs regarding the integration of faith and learning.

You may direct any application and material questions to: hr@sbuniv.edu or 417-328-1537 (fax). You may direct any job specific questions to: Dr. Edward W. Walton, Dean, University Libraries, ewalton@sbuniv.edu, or 417-328-1619.

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Electronic Resources Librarian, California State University – East Bay, Hayward, CA – Search Extended

The University Libraries at Cal State East Bay are recruiting for an Electronic Resources Librarian, with experience and/or interest in managing electronic resources, teaching for-credit required classes, conducting research, and other faculty responsibilities. For more details, please review the position description: https://apply.interfolio.com/35629

The review deadline has been extended to October 19th.

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Electronic Resources Librarian, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA – Search Extended

Reporting to the Head of Technical Services, the Electronic Resources/ Collection Assessment Librarian will manage the operations for acquiring, licensing and accessing all electronic resources including trials for prospective purchases. In addition, this person will participate in the development of workflows and policies for handling electronic resource acquisition, access, and preservation. As a member of the library faculty, this individual will provide expertise regarding innovations and trends relating to the management of electronic resources, participate in library and campus governance activities, contribute to creative and scholarly research, and serve in state and national organizations.

Submission deadline: November 1, 2016
Salary: up to $73,164 depending on appointment rank

Please see the full job description and submission details at http://facjobs.westga.edu/

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Electronic Resources Librarian, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Purdue University Libraries seeks an Electronic Resources Librarian who will play a critical role in the development, implementation, and evolution of strategies and workflows relating to the acquisitions and management of electronic resources. This position requires a thorough understanding of and experience in all aspects of acquiring, evaluating, incorporating, and supporting ongoing access to electronic resources. This position will take the lead role in managing publisher/vendor license negotiations. This position will collaborate on consortial electronic resources acquisition and licensing activities as needed within the Big Ten Academic Alliance and the Academic Libraries of Indiana and will serve as the designated electronic resources officer. The Electronic Resources Librarian will report to the Assistant Dean for Collections and Access.

This position is classified as administrative/professional.

For consideration submit resume and apply online for this staff position at: www.purdue.edu/careers and reference Job Number 1601973.

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Electronic Access and Serials Librarian, Clarion University, Clarion, PA

Clarion University Libraries seeks applicants for a nine-month, full-time, tenure-track Electronic Access and Serials Librarian to begin January 2017. Summer work is optional with additional work opportunities available. Position is contingent on the availability of funding.

The position is responsible for providing and overseeing integrated access to serials resources, both electronic and print, including cataloging and database maintenance activities. Related responsibilities consist of the evaluation and assessment of products and services in relation to serials management, the resolution of access problems, the collection and analysis of usage statistics, and the ability to remain current about emerging metadata standards and technologies in the management and description of serials in all formats. Additional responsibilities include serving as the library liaison with selected academic departments, participating in the library’s information literacy instruction program, providing individualized instruction at the reference desk, serving on Library and University committees, and contributing to the profession through scholarly and creative activity.  The person in this position reports to the Dean of Libraries and collaborates with the Department Chair, Coordinators of Technical Services and Reference and Information Services and the Library Systems Administrator to effectively accomplish departmental goals.

Clarion University, founded in 1867, is a master’s comprehensive public university and part of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).  The University is located in rural northwestern PA, known for its natural beauty and outdoor activities, and is conveniently located off of I-80.  Clarion offers its 5,700+ students over 90 degree programs, including 27 nationally accredited programs, which is the most in the Pennsylvania system.  The University has two campuses – its 128-acre main campus and the Venango campus located in Oil City.  Clarion serves diverse, motivated undergraduate and graduate students who want to learn and grow in a small and supportive environment.

For further details on this position, including job description and requirements please visit: https://jobs.clarion.edu. For fullest consideration candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a letter of application that addresses your qualifications and experience for the position, and three letters of reference by October 24, 2016.  All applicants must apply online at https://jobs.clarion.edu.   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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