Technical Services Librarian, Indiana University Kokomo, Kokomo, IN

The Indiana University Kokomo Library seeks an energetic, collaborative and innovative librarian to provide leadership for the Library’s technical services functions and government documents collection. This position is responsible for planning, managing, supervising and evaluating the Library’s technical services functions. Departmental liaison activities include teaching, learning and research support for assigned areas.

Deadline: Position is available January 2, 2018; start date is negotiable

Full position description at http://iuk.libguides.com/jobdescription

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Systems Librarian, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

The systems librarian will work closely with the library units that use the integrated library system (ILS). She/he will assist in optimizing system functionality through system configuration, scripting and API implementation. The position will administer, maintain, customize and enhance the library’s integrated library system (ILS) and manage the technical aspects of the institutional repository and hosted online journal system software as well as the proxy server. Currently, Walker Library utilizes the Innovative Interfaces (III) Sierra system, EDS, DSpace, Open Journal System and EZProxy.

Job Review Date for optimal consideration: November 6, 2017

Full job description available at https://mtsujobs.mtsu.edu/postings/5814

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James E. Walker Library, Chair (Collection Development and Management), Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

The Chair will work collaboratively with the Dean and Chair, User Services in achieving the goals and strategies of the Walker Library. Responsibilities of the chair will include providing strong academic leadership for the Department, representing the Department within the University and broader communities, managing resources and staff, facilitating planning and assessment.

Within the department, the Chair will develop policy, evaluate procedures, set annual goals for the department (Acquisitions, Cataloging, Serials, Discovery Services and Integrated Systems Librarian.) Oversees the evaluation of staff in the Collection Development and Management Department and evaluates unit heads, assures the process of tenure and promotion for the department. The Chair is responsible for the expenditure of the $4mil collection budget and sustaining a collection in support of the MTSU curriculum and research.

Successful candidate will have budget management experience, understanding of current trends in bibliographic control and scholarly communication; effective communication skills ability to work collaboratively across the library departments.

Job review date for optimal consideration: November 6, 2017

Full job description at https://mtsujobs.mtsu.edu/postings/5837

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Electronic Resources Acquisitions Librarian, Yale University Library, New Haven, CT

Under the direction of the Director of E-Resources & Serials Management (ERSM), the Electronic Resources Acquisitions Librarian focuses on establishing and maintaining strong intellectual control over content throughout the acquisitions life cycle of electronic resources licensed by Yale University Library (YUL). This position supervises a team of staff responsible for key acquisitions and licensing management workflows. Within a changing and flexible environment, s/he works closely with colleagues and vendors to manage the acquisition and licensing of new electronic resources as well as the renewal of existing subscriptions. Works collaboratively with other librarians and staff to ensure consistent access to library holdings across multiple platforms including the library’s catalog and discovery services. Works closely with other units within ERSM and partner departments to ensure the efficient acquisition and licensing of electronic resources.

Oversees ordering of electronic content in Yale integrated library system (Voyager) and the license tracking system. Manages key e-resource life cycle processes such as the management of trial access, tracking licensing data, and the collection of usage statistics for electronic resources purchased or subscribed to by YUL; Recommends and implements improvements to existing tools and workflows. Provides e-resource expertise both internally to library staff and externally to vendors and the larger Yale community. Contributes advanced knowledge to departmental troubleshooting support, resolving access-related problems, responding to reported issues, and working with internal and external partners to fix issues in a timely manner. Takes an active role in Yale University Library’s license review process. Stays abreast of emerging trends and best practices related to e-resources. Plays an active role in e-resource related projects and initiatives as assigned.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Full job description available at http://bit.ly/2iiESYw

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Electronic Resources Access & Discovery Librarian, Yale University Library, New Haven, CT

Under the direction of the Director of E-Resources & Serials Management (ERSM), the Electronic Resources Access & Discovery Librarian focuses on establishing and maintaining online access to content licensed by Yale University Library (YUL). This position supervises a team of staff responsible for key discovery and cataloging workflows. Within a changing and flexible environment, s/he works closely with colleagues and vendors to ensure consistent access to library holdings across multiple platforms including the library’s catalog and article discovery services. Manages YUL’s troubleshooting service, focused on complex access problems. Works closely with other units within ERSM and partner departments to support and improve access to licensed electronic collections.

Manages access to licensed and open access electronic resources through key systems such as the knowledge base, link resolver, discovery service, and integrated library system; Recommends and implements improvements to existing tools and workflows. Supports access to e-resources via IP authentication, remote access through VPN, and other network and identity management controls. Provides e-resource expertise both internally to library staff and externally to vendors and the larger Yale community. Oversees departmental troubleshooting support, resolving access-related problems, responding to reported issues, and working with internal and external partners to fix issues in a timely manner. Stays abreast of emerging trends and best practices related to e-resources. Plays an active role in e-resource related projects and initiatives as assigned.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Full job description at http://bit.ly/2ynFEKt

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Serials Bindery Assistant, LAC Federal, Washington, DC

LAC Federal seeks a qualified Serials Bindery Assistant to work at a major federal library in Washington, D.C. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of serials records and experience working with an Integrated Library System. Work will be performed on-site. This is a full-time contract (40 hour a week; Monday – Friday), benefited position.

Full job description at: https://goo.gl/HGtkwi

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Electronic Resources Librarian, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS

The University of Kansas Medical Center Library in Kansas City is excited to announce an opening for an Electronic Resources Librarian. Reporting to the Assistant Director for Content and Access, the incumbent provides vision, leadership and management of content acquisition, electronic resources and resource sharing services. She/he works closely with colleagues in Content and Access, User Services, Research and Learning, and Information Resources Technology staff as well as with our counterparts on the KU-Lawrence and Wichita campuses in support of resource sharing services. Master of Library Science (MLS) is required. This is an early to mid-career position to provide opportunities for prospective candidates interested in electronic resources. Solid knowledge of publisher and vendor practices, copyright, fair use and open access publishing will be a plus in this position. For questions, please contact Erich Kessler, MLS at ekessler3@kumc.edu , A.R. Dykes Health Sciences Library, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd (Mail Stop 1050), Kansas City, KS 66160.

The position will remain open until filled.

Full job description at: https://jobs.kumc.edu/postings/17146

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