Electronic Resources/Collection Assessment Librarian, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA

The University of West Georgia’s Ingram Library seeks a knowledgeable and team-oriented individual to serve as Electronic Resources/Collection Assessment Librarian. This is a full-time (12-month) tenure-track faculty position.

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.

Please see the complete job description and application instructions at http://facjobs.westga.edu/

Salary: up to $73,164, depending upon appointment rank

Application deadline: 07/16/2016

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Director of Electronic Resources, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Texas A&M University Libraries seeks a dynamic and collaborative professional to join the Libraries as the Director of Electronic Resources. The Libraries have a healthy resource budget of nearly $14 million for electronic resources. The technical services units in the Libraries are experiencing a time of change with a complete renovation of their physical layout coming this summer. Additionally the Libraries plan to move to a new open-source library management system in two years, merging what are now separate academic and medical science catalogs.

This is a tenure-track or tenured academic appointment carrying full faculty status and responsibilities including research, publication, and service to meet both the Libraries’ and the University’s requirements for tenure and promotion.

The person in this leadership position must be a self-starter who will set the strategic direction for the unit. He or she will have proven assessment and negotiation skills, will have successfully led a functional area and demonstrated the ability to work collaboratively with other units.

Reporting to the Dean through the Associate Dean for Information Resources, the Director of Electronic Resources leads the Electronic Resources unit. The Director will:

  • Foster effective relationships with peers and stakeholders throughout the Libraries and University
  • Help facilitate internal and external communications and resolve conflicts
  • Be expected to cultivate an environment that promotes cooperation, creativity, innovation, continuous improvement, and accountability for results
  • Encourage and support effective problem solving and decision making
  • Oversee the development of best practices for successful license and access negotiation strategy, resource purchasing models, resource assessment, usage data analysis, and sustainable workflows and staffing models that support these activities
  • Serve as Chair of the Electronic Resources Licensing team

Full ad available at http://library.tamu.edu/about/positions/pa_dir_elec_res_jun17.html

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Electronic Resources Librarian, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

The University of Tennessee Libraries is seeking a motivated and service-
oriented individual to serve as Electronic Resources Librarian. Reporting to
the Head, Acquisitions and Continuing Resources, the successful applicant will
work as a member of a collaborative team where innovative thinking and
creative problem solving are highly valued. The Electronic Resources Librarian
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.

Minimum salary is $52,000 for the rank of Assistant Professor. This is a
tenure track position.

You can see the complete vacancy listing at

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Temporary Non-Tenure Track Librarian Pool, J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

Full or part-time temporary positions may be available beginning Fall 2016 or at other times as needed. Most appointments will be in the Research & Instructional Services division where temporary librarians provide research assistance and library instruction to a diverse community of university students and faculty. Depending on qualifications and subject background, temporary librarians may participate in collection development, research guides development, and/or web development.  There may also be temporary positions to support technical services, special collections and archives.

See posting for details.

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Assistant Electronic Resources Acquisitions Librarian, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Working Title:
Assistant Electronic Resources Acquisitions Librarian

Official Title:

Degree and area of specialization:
MS/MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution

Required Qualifications
– Minimum 3 years of progressively responsible professional experience acquiring, licensing, managing and providing access to electronic resources
– Experience working in an acquisitions module of an ILS
– Demonstrated ability to set priorities, exercise flexibility in meeting objectives, and effectively manage multiple projects and assignments
– Knowledge of current issues, standards, and technologies related to acquiring, licensing and managing scholarly electronic resources
– Excellent interpersonal, analytical, organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills, including evidence of ability to work collegially and collaboratively within and across organizations, as well as with vendors and publishers
– Demonstrated ability to develop, analyze, and document procedures and work-flow

Full Time Salary Rate:
Minimum $48,333 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Full description and application site.

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Digital Technologist, Miami University Libraries, Oxford, OH

Miami University Libraries seeks self-motivated, innovative, customer-focused, enthusiastic candidates to develop innovative ways to enhance library services using digital technologies. The position will report to Director of Library Information Technology but will work closely with other departments and teams to identify requirements, implement, and assess new digital services. Project portfolio will include clients in a variety of academic library settings.

Provides leadership and expertise in developing library applications in collaboration with library stakeholders including departments, teams, and committees. Will work with client groups to identify requirements, develop workflows and timelines, and implement solutions to support emerging and cutting edge digital services. Clients will include teams and departments from across the Miami University Libraries system. Works closely with supervisor and the Library executive team to prioritize projects and recommend strategies for implementation. Advises supervisor and executive team on emerging technologies in academic libraries and generates strategic recommendations for a development road map for the Libraries digital services and applications. Potential client projects may include development of mobile apps, enhancement of technical processing workflows, complex data and statistics reporting, web application development, Intranet applications, consultation on solutions for faculty digital scholarship projects, feature enhancement for open source platforms, etc.

View complete posting and apply at http://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=2757

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