Job Bank 9/1/13

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careers sectionCareer Opportunities at Ball State University; University of Memphis; Georgia Regents University;Alabama A&M University; and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Responsibilities: participate in the acquisition, development, assessment, and management of electronic resources, print, and other collections; analyze, interpret, and report data on collections and usage.

Minimum qualifications: MLS/MLIS/MIS degree from an ALA-accredited program at time of appointment; two years of library acquisitions, collections development, or other related experience; knowledge of library automated systems, such as OCLC, SIRSI; effective oral and written communication skills; ability to work evenings and/or weekends; working knowledge of basic Microsoft Office applications…

Candidates for contract faculty searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Salary up to $49,750 plus excellent benefits.

Send cover letter, resume, transcript of graduate degree(s) (unofficial copies acceptable), and the names and contact information for three references (at least one of which is a current or former supervisor) to:

Dr. Arthur W. Hafner, Dean of University Libraries
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306
or to libsearch@bsu.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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“This position provides leadership and direction for the development, delivery, and assessment of the University Libraries’ collection of electronic resources. He/she provides advice and guidance on electronic resources to other faculty and staff participating in user services programs. He/she takes steps to incorporate new and emerging techniques and technologies into the program. The Electronic Resources Librarian is a member of the Collection Management Department and participates fully in the programs and services of that department. As a member of the faculty, he/she participates in the University Libraries’ Collection Development Program, participates in the User Instruction Program, participates in staffing the RIS Desk, and serves as subject liaison to one or more assigned department(s).

This is a 12 month, tenure track, faculty position that requires an ALA accredited M.L.S and appropriate, relevant library work experience. Faculty members are expected to conduct research, provide professional service, and publish their work in appropriate professional publications. A second graduate degree is required to be eligible for tenure or promotion…

Salary range: $43,000 – $50,000

Application must include cover letter, current resume, and complete contact information for at least 5 references.”

Content Management Librarian/Chair, Content Management – See more at: http://careers.naspa.com/jobseeker/job/14718436/Content%20Management%20Librarian/Chair,%20Content%20Management/Reese%20Library,%20Georgia%20Regents%20University/?vnet=0&max=100#sthash.Ku6NKLDb.dpuf

Reese Library of Georgia Regents University invites applications for the position of Content Management Librarian. The primary focus of this non-tenure track faculty position is the management of content, including metadata, collection development, acquisitions, cataloging, and serials. The position serves as chair of the Content Management unit, supervising one Serials/Electronic Resources Librarian, one Special Collections/Archives Librarian, and two full-time staff members…

Responsibilities:

The Content Management Librarian will provide strategic direction for, oversee, and be responsible for all content purchased, organized, and made available to library users on the primarily undergraduate campus of an evolving, comprehensive research university. The position will be responsible for staffing the unit, supervising and evaluating a unit of two librarians and two staff members, and will report directly to the head of Reese Library. As leader and coordinator for collection development, the Content Management Librarian will oversee the acquisitions budget, make final decisions regarding purchases recommended by liaison librarians, and provide policy development and planning. The librarian will manage metadata processes for the library…

The Content Management Librarian is expected to be active professionally in regional and national associations, will contribute to the professional literature, and will participate in shared governance.

Salary and Benefits:

This position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure track). Benefits include a competitive health package, TIAA/CREF, and other retirement options. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The Electronic Resources and Collection Development Librarian in the J.F. Drake Library and Learning Resources Center (Drake LRC) is an energetic, innovative, and service orientated leader that applies new twenty first century approaches to serials and electronic service operations. The librarian is an accomplished leader, skilled in managing change in an evolving technological environment and astute in responding to and analyzing faculty and student issues and concerns. The librarian is responsible to Head of Technical Services for the coordination and administration of all electronic service operations including eBooks, databases, print, online journals, trials, etc.

Duties and Responsibilities: The Electronic Resources and Collection Development Librarian position is directly responsible for the following tasks:

  • Coordinates with the Head of Technical Services the activities of electronic resources
  • Provides evening and weekend coverage or  as needed
  • Maintains a well-balanced collection of print and non-print resource
  • Provides strong leadership for library student workers and graduate assistants
  • Collaborates with a team of librarians to plan, implement, promote and advocate the LRC’s electronic resources
  • Negotiates with vendors and publishers…

Requirements:

An American Library Association accredited Master’s degree and five (5) years of professional library experience with multiple administrative duties including library administration, on-line instruction, specialized academic programs, instructional technologies, or related administrative experience.  Supervisory experience and expert knowledge of digital information systems…

Application Instructions:

Please submit the following documents online

  • Employment Application
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Apply here

The Electronic Resource Librarian is essential to provide electronic library services, access to published literature, and effective management of all purchased and subscribed library information. The electronic collection is vital to supporting MSKCC’s mission for research, clinical care, and education and it is the most substantial part of MSKCC’s Library. The Electronic Resources Librarian’s primary duty is to ensure that access to these resources is available to MSKCC employees and students at all times (24×7). The position works closely with the Content Team and User Services staff in order to promote and communicate up-to-date information about the Library’s collections to clients.

This Librarian also provides expertise in the acquisition and accessibility of electronic and print resources, troubleshoots electronic access related problems, and identifies and implements improvements to electronic resource linking and accessibility.

A Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS/MLIS) is required for this position.

Candidates considered for this position will possess 3-5 years of Library experience in a professional position working in electronic resources and/or serials management or similar role managing print and electronic materials. Solid experience independently supervising a library service/function. And experience working in a team environment is essential…

Electronic Resources Librarian

 

Content Management Librarian/Chair, Content Management – See more at: http://careers.naspa.com/jobseeker/job/14718436/Content%20Management%20Librarian/Chair,%20Content%20Management/Reese%20Library,%20Georgia%20Regents%20University/?vnet=0&max=100#sthash.Ku6NKLDb.dpuf

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