The College of Charleston Libraries seeks a dynamic, agile, and forward thinking Electronic Resource and Serials Librarian to provide leadership and expertise in acquiring and managing the Libraries’ print serial and electronic resources collection. The Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian provides leadership for all aspects of the serial lifecycle, including coordination of the purchasing, licensing, access, and maintenance for the Libraries’ continuing subscription, package and database resources and is responsible for all materials in all formats acquired on a continuing basis, currently 76.5% of the $2.85 million materials budget. This position works collaboratively with other staff including collection development, cataloging, and digital services and coordinates with faculty to trial and evaluate new subscription-based resources. The Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian should possess flexibility, open-mindedness and the ability to function in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment. They will be expected to actively participate in the intellectual life and administrative activities of the library and the College, and maintain a record of professional contributions. This position reports to the Acquisitions and Resource Management Coordinator and is a member of the Collection and Content Services team.
About the College of Charleston and the Libraries
Founded in 1770, the College of Charleston is a public liberal arts and sciences university located in the heart of Charleston, South Carolina. The College of Charleston serves approximately 10,000 undergraduates and 1,500 graduate/certificate seeking students with more than 100 majors and minors.
The College of Charleston Libraries are comprised of the Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library, the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, the Marine Resources Library, and the North Campus Library. The combined annual budgets exceed $5.6 million with a staff of 26 librarians and archivists, 30 full time employees, and 35 student and temporary employees.
The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.
To apply and for additional information, please go to http://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/5640
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