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Faculty Position at UNC Greensboro: School Library Coordinator

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.

Clinical faculty members have assigned responsibilities in teaching and service. The position will be effective August 1, 2018 and salary is commensurate with qualifications.

Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2018 and will continue until the position is successfully filled.

Please visit https://jobsearch.uncg.edu/postings/9412 for more information about the position and application instructions.

Job Posting: Electronic Resources Librarian, Jacksonville, Florida

Position: Electronic Resources Librarian

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.

Copyright & Scholarly Communications Intern

Under the direction of the Director of Copyright & Scholarly Communication, conducts research related to text recycling (often referred to as “self-plagiarism”) in scientific writing. Collects and analyzes case law and a corpus of publisher contracts to better understand the rights of publishers and authors regarding text recycling and to assess their legal validity.
  • 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.
Supervisory Responsibilities
·         None
It is the expectation that all Duke University Libraries staff members will demonstrate exceptional workplace behaviors in the execution of their specific position responsibilities. These behaviors are customer focus, collaboration, creative problem solving, continuous learning and a commitment to diversity.  
Required: BA/BS and current enrollment in an MLS or MIS program accredited by the American Library Association OR enrolled in JD program accredited by the American Bar Association OR enrolled in other relevant accredited graduate program.
Required: Strong analytical, organizational, research and writing skills; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team; accurate and detail-oriented.
Preferred: Interest in copyright and/or academic publishing; legal research experience.
Working Conditions
  • Normal office environment
  • Must be able to work in an environment in which exposure to materials containing dust and mold is possible
These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.
Hiring Rate
$16.50 per hour. The position is not eligible for University fringe benefits or moving, housing, or relocation expenses.
This internship is a temporary, part-time position available for 10 hours per week for the academic year. Hours are flexible within a M-F, 8:30-5:00 work week, but assistants are expected to set and maintain a consistent schedule.
Since its founding in 1924, Duke University has grown into one of the most prestigious private universities in the world and its medical center ranks annually among the top in the nation. The Duke University Libraries are the shared center of the university’s intellectual life, connecting people and ideas. The Libraries consist of the William R. Perkins Library and its branches: Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Lilly, and Music and the library at the Duke Marine Laboratory in Beaufort.  Duke’s library holdings of 6.1 million volumes are among the largest of private universities in the United States.
Duke’s hometown is Durham, North Carolina, a city with vibrant research, medical and arts communities, and numerous shops, restaurants and theaters. Durham is located in the Research Triangle, a growing metropolitan area of more than one million people that provides a wide range of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities. The Triangle is conveniently located just a few hours from the mountains and the coast, offers a moderate climate, and has been ranked among the best places to live and to do business.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  An electronic resume, cover letter, and list of 3 references should be submitted at: https://hr.duke.edu/careers/apply.  Refer to requisition # 401353737. 


Position Announcement – Instruction Coordinator, UH Libraries

Please see the attached announcement for the Instruction Coordinator position at the University of Houston Libraries.

Instruction Coord Full Position Announcement (2017)

Position Available: Coordinator of Resource Acquisition and Management

Position available at Appalachian State University Belk Library and Information Commons:

Position available: Coordinator of Resource Acquisition and Management
College: Library
Department: Belk Library

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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Job Posting: Stony Brook University: Electronic Resources Librarian


Required Qualifications:

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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.


Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives (#343) @ University of Southern California – Los Angeles

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.