Job Posting in Virginia – Electronic Resources Librarian

Washington and Lee University invites applications for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian. Within a team environment, the Electronic Resources Librarian provides leadership and direction for the procurement, licensing, management and assessment of the library’s electronic resources. He/she works closely with the Systems Librarian to incorporate new and emerging techniques and technologies to facilitate access to library resources. The Electronic Resources Librarian participates fully in the library’s programs and services, which may include responsibility as library liaison to one or more assigned department(s), instruction, reference services and development of the institutional repository. Additional information about the university and its library services can be found at http://www.wlu.edu and http://library.wlu.edu/.

Qualifications: An ALA accredited MLS degree or its international equivalent required. Desire two or more years of experience working in a library, preferably in a college or university setting. Knowledge of the principles and practices related to digital library services. Understanding of issues involved in developing, maintaining, and delivering electronic collections of various types including serials. Prefer experience with electronic serials, licensing, Electronic Resource Management System (particularly Innovative Interfaces’ Millennium ERM), and/or cataloging/metadata. Prefer experience with or knowledge of vendors and content providers, including subscription agents, publishers, and library consortia. Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.

TO APPLY: Candidates will find additional information about duties and qualifications and should apply online at https://jobs.wlu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=50750. Review of applications will begin on May 20, 2011.

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