The Department of Library and Information Studies at UNC Greensboro (http://lis.uncg.edu) invites applications and nominations for a Clinical Assistant Professor position to serve as school library and graduate support coordinator. This position is a non-tenure 9-month appointment with a three-year renewable contract, with additional compensated summer duties.
The University of North Florida, in Jacksonville, invites applications for the Electronic Resources Librarian. The Thomas G. Carpenter Library is the vibrant academic hub for the university’s 16,300 students. The recently renovated Library is located at the center of the campus surrounded by beautiful grounds, a nature preserve, and an active community of student and faculty scholars.
The Electronic Resources Librarian works under the direction of the Head of Acquisitions and Collection Development in the Technical Services Department. The position works closely with several different areas of the library, including the Collection Development Committee, Head of Discovery Services, Head of Instruction, Head of Research & Faculty Outreach, and others to purchase, maintain, and manage the electronic resources of the library. The E-Resources Librarian functions as and develops expertise in library issues related to electronic resources. In addition, the incumbent assists in the acquisition of e-resources, collects and analyzes data and statistics, and facilitates the licensing of e-resources.
Librarians with 5+ years and a solid research record and electronic resource management experience, post MLS, may be hired at the associate librarian level with a salary of $55,000 to negotiable.
- Collects a corpus of publisher-author contracts for a representative sample of scientific publishers;
- Codes and describes contracts for analysis;
- Collaborates in preliminary analysis of corpus;
- Conducts research into case law on the interaction between copyright law, publishing contracts, and text recycling;
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Normal office environment
- Must be able to work in an environment in which exposure to materials containing dust and mold is possible
Please see the attached announcement for the Instruction Coordinator position at the University of Houston Libraries.
Position available at Appalachian State University Belk Library and Information Commons:
Description: The University Libraries at Appalachian State University seek a Coordinator of the Resource Acquisition and Management (RAM) team. RAM is responsible for monographic and serial acquisitions in all formats, electronic resource management, collections budget management, cataloging in all formats, metadata creation for the Libraries’ digital collections, interlibrary borrowing and document delivery, physical processing, and adding content to the University’s institutional repository. The successful candidate will be a creative and analytical thinker and will have experience leading and managing technical services, a record of successful projects, and the ability to manage change and to adapt to new expectations. As part of the Libraries’ middle management group, the RAM Coordinator will work to fulfill the Libraries’ mission and to meet strategic goals. The Libraries seek to recruit and retain faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds to enrich the social, cultural, and intellectual missions of the University.
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- Graduate degree in library science from an ALA accredited degree program.
- Minimum of two years professional experience working with electronic resources at academic libraries.
- Experience with ILS (Integrated Library System) acquisition module functions including encumbrance, split funds, fiscal year-end closing, and adjusting for the discrepancy between fiscal and calendar year accounting.
- Ability to provide and maintain access to electronic resources through software such as link resolvers discovery services, ERM, EZproxy, or Alma Primo.
- Excellent knowledge of electronic content delivery and organization, and best practices in improving the discoverability of electronic resources through workflows.
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with internal and external parties to resolve access issues related to electronic resources and to adapt to changing environments and priorities.
- Evidence of flexibility, innovative thinking, and a vision for the future of academic libraries.
- Knowledge of the electronic product market, publishing issues, pricing models, and licensing.
- Effective oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate clearly with others.
- Additional advanced degree.
- Demonstrated ability to anticipate user needs and seek ways of improving satisfactory solutions.
- Excellent analytical skills and experience with data analytics.
- Knowledge of industry standards related to serials and e-resources, e.g., ISSN, Open URL, KBART, ERMI, SERU, COUNTER, SUSHI, MARC, etc.
- Experience working with vendors and licensing issues.
The University of Southern California (USC) Libraries seek a dynamic and enterprising Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives to provide leadership for USC Libraries communications, programming and strategic initiatives.