Under minimal supervision, this position is responsible for electronic resource acquisitions and management. Duties include: Researching electronic content products and providers. Monitoring trials, obtaining price quotes, collection analysis, and other data assessment. Developing expertise with emerging technologies, maintaining awareness and engagement with trends in e-resource management.
Master’s degree in library science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited library college or university. Proven knowledge and experience of adult education practices, curriculum, trends, and technologies preferred. Must be able demonstrate a high level of conceptual thinking to participate in the development and implementation of operational plans. Must have excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Must have a working knowledge of personal software packages to prepare correspondence.
Minimum 1 year experience with library electronic resources in an academic, research, or consortial setting. Must demonstrate familiarity with established and emerging standards relating to acquisitions, serials, and e-resource management. Knowledge of technologies and vendor services related to acquisitions, serials, and e-resources. Experience documenting policies and procedures. Familiarity with e-resource usage data, including COUNTER. Excellent communication, and problem-solving skills. Evidence of ability to work independently and effectively across organization lines and in collaboration with a variety of stakeholders.
Date Entered: July 22, 2010
Ending Date: August 5, 2010
Leah was appointed Executive Director of the Charleston Conference in 2017, and has served in various roles with the Charleston Information Group, LLC, since 2004. Prior to working for the conference, she was Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions for the College of Charleston for four years. She lives in a small town near Columbia, SC, with her husband and two kids where they raise a menagerie of farm animals.