Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian, Towson University

Position Description:

The Albert S. Cook Library seeks a dynamic and innovative individual to serve as the Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian to begin January 2019.  This faculty librarian will provide leadership and expertise in integrating, organizing and managing the library’s electronic resources and assist the Assistant University Librarian (AUL) for Content Management with all aspects of the e-resources life cycle, including purchasing, licensing, access, and maintenance of all electronic materials.  They will work cooperatively with units across the library to ensure that the library’s subscription databases, e-journals and e-books are discoverable and accessible by patrons.  The successful candidate will serve as a liaison and subject specialist to related disciplines as assigned; plan and teach information literacy in liaison area and other disciplines; design and implement library initiatives to support student success and retention; and participate in overall library assessment initiatives. This faculty librarian will maintain an active research program focused on the role, impact, dynamics and trends of electronic and digital resources in higher education and academic libraries. Librarians are 12-month faculty and are expected to progress successfully along the promotion and permanent status track.

MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution.  Knowledge of the full e-resources life cycle and library and bibliographic standards pertaining to e-resources. Strong commitment to supporting the academic and research needs of students, faculty and staff.  Additional Master’s degree in an academic discipline offered at Towson University is desirable.

For full job description, requirements, and application process go to: http://www.towson.edu/provost/prospective/openpositions.html

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Electronic Resources Librarian, Rice University

Rice University is seeking a dynamic, service-oriented Electronic Resources Librarian.  The successful candidate will work in a team environment as the primary resource person for all aspects of electronic resources maintenance.  The position reports to the Head of Acquisitions in the Technical Services Division.

Rice University is seeking a dynamic, service-oriented Electronic Resources Librarian.  The successful candidate will work in a team environment as the primary resource person for all aspects of electronic resources maintenance.  The position reports to the Head of Acquisitions in the Technical Services Division.

Applications received by November 14, 2018 will receive first consideration.  Please apply with cover letter, résumé, and the names, titles, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail  addresses of three references at http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/17186. Inquiries:  Melinda Reagor Flannery at (713) 348-3773 or reagor@rice.edu.  Rice University is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer.
Full position description is available here: https://library.rice.edu/content/electronic-resources-librarian

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Information Technology Librarian, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Information Technology Librarian, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

 Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Information Technology & Discovery Services, the Information Technology Librarian works collaboratively across the Library and the University to implement, maintain, support, and enhance a wide range of technologies and systems providing innovative library services to the DePaul community and to ensure enduring access to the library’s extensive range of online information resources and digital collections. The Information Technology Librarian also supports library staff and local and remote library users in the use of existing information technology as well as the adoption of new and emerging technology. S/he may serve as a liaison librarian in assigned areas.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Information Technology Services:
    • Provide leadership and ongoing support for a variety of library technologies and systems in support of university-wide teaching and learning activities, including the integrated library system, archives management system, proxy server, link resolver, interlibrary loan management system, and other web-based applications.
    • Initiate, build, and nurture excellent relationships with a diverse community within the university, as well as external partners, in support of information technology services.
    • Assist in development of the Library’s web presence as well as the design, management, and support of diverse physical computing spaces.
    • Research, recommend, and expedite hardware, software, and system purchases.
    • Participate in the ongoing assessment and enhancement of existing technology as well as new information technology related services deployed.
  • Technology Teaching and Learning:
    • Through face-to-face and virtual environments, provide outreach, education, workshops, and promotion to the campus community about academic computing and library technology topics.
    • Initiate, build and nurture excellent relationships with a diverse community within the university, as well as external partners, in support of information technology services.
    • Participate in DePaul University initiatives and professional committees related to teaching and learning technologies.

Provide leadership in the coordination and integration of online tools in support of teaching, learning, and research.

For the full job description and to apply, please visit https://offices.depaul.edu/human-resources/careers/Pages/default.aspx and search for Information Technology Librarian (Job ID 3329)

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Assistant Director for Electronic Resources, University of West Florida

Assistant Director for Electronic Resources

The Florida Virtual Campus invites applications for the full-time position of Assistant Director for Electronic Resources, position # 123140. This position is responsible for managing and coordinating the licensing, ordering, and renewal of electronic resources for the state funded resources available to the SUS and FCS, as well as the annual group licensing process. This position has supervisory responsibilities. This position reports to the Director of E-Resources and Digital Services of the Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative (FALSC).

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two (2) years of experience, or a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization with four (4) years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree from a library program accredited by the American Library Association preferred.
  • Five years of recent (within the last two years) academic library or library consortium experience preferred.
  • Experience with budget management and expenditure analysis.
  • Experience with integrated library systems and related search and discovery products and demonstrated understanding of the trends related to the ongoing development of emerging technologies in this arena.
  • Excellent understanding of acquisitions technology, including integrated library systems, and electronic resource management systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain excellent relationships with vendors and other external customers.
  • Experience in contract and license negotiation and demonstrated successful outcomes in these endeavors.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic statistical methodology, analytical, and evaluation skills to evaluate usage data and make recommendations for electronic resources to internal and external customers.
  • Experience in the management and analysis of e-resources usage data that includes evidence of leadership in collection assessment initiatives including analyzing data and producing   reports.
  • Demonstrated project management and team leadership of individuals and groups.
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills to assess and respond creatively to administrative/management issues and service opportunities.
  • Awareness of current trends, issues, and accepted practices in electronic resources management.
  • Evidence of active professional engagement including publications and presentations.

For full description:

Apply online at https://jobs.uwf.edu.  For the complete announcement position description, including qualifications and experience, and to apply please visit https://jobs.uwf.edu.  This position will be Open Until Filled, with a preferred response date of December 15, 2018

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Electronic Resources Management Librarian, J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte

The J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte is seeking an Electronic Resources Management Librarian to help manage the life cycle of our electronic resources including maintaining the electronic resources management system ALMA, updating the our discovery system index, collecting and analyzing usage statistics, marketing the library’s e-resources, addressing access issues, and other tasks related to the management of the libraries vast electronic resources collection.

Minimum Education/Experience Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association.
  • Graduation with master’s degree in a specialized area directly relevant to the position description may be an acceptable substitute in certain situations if approved by the Dean.
    For complete description and to apply: ONLY ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED: https://jobs.uncc.edu/ (Search Faculty Vacancies – Position # 008617) or use direct link https://jobs.uncc.edu/postings/24237.
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Head of Continuing Resources & Collection Maintenance, Columbia Law Library, NY

The Diamond Law Library at Columbia University seeks an energetic professional to serve as its Head of Continuing Resources and Collection Maintenance. The Head of Continuing Resources and Collection Maintenance will be responsible for the physical integrity and overall organization of over 800,000 volumes of the Diamond Law Library, including planning to maximize effective use of limited physical space. The individual will also be responsible for ensuring timely and accurate bibliographic and physical access to continuing resources in print and microform formats. Reporting to the Head of Technical Services, the Head of Continuing Resources and Collection Maintenance will:

– Organize and administer all aspects of collection maintenance. Work closely with other professional staff in Technical Services to maintain logic and order in a collection that uses three classification systems. Delegate to Stacks Supervisor to ensure the accurate and timely shelving of the Law Library’s paper material to the shelves. Ensure the accurate and timely updating of legal treatises with supplements, pocket parts and loose-leaf releases. Coordinate search requests and rush requests. Maintain library signage and maps. Provide stack support to other departments in the Library.

– Organize work flow and establish priorities for all aspects of serials processing in print and microform including checkin, routing, and claiming. Resolve complex serials problems such as clarifying unusual publication patterns and determining the most appropriate record structure for tracking and binding such patterns.

– Deal directly with a variety of publishers and vendors to assist in clarifying complex serial publication patterns as described above and to resolve lapses in serial receipts that may result from payment problems.

– Working with Stacks Supervisor, plan and manage all space management projects. Act as main liaison with external library movers. Supervise execution of contracts to ensure that standards and specifications are met. Coordinate with the Law Library Finance and Acquisitions Unit on all billable repairs, maintenance and services.

– Supervise 1 supervisor, 2 support staff members and provide indirect supervision to 3 support staff and 1 student employee. Manage all recruitment, training, performance, scheduling and attendance related activities.

– Participate in the administrative routine of the Law Library including committee work, preparing statistical and narrative.

Link to posting and application: jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=171896

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