Electronic Resources Librarian/Assistant Librarian
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Department: King Library
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Status: Full Time
Electronic Resources Librarian/Assistant Librarian
|Job Summary:||Miami University Libraries seeks an innovative, forward-thinking, tech-savvy, and service-minded colleague for the role of Electronic Resources Librarian/Assistant Librarian in the Access & Borrow Department (A&B). The position will provide leadership for electronic and continuing resources. This is an opportunity to reinvent and rebuild ERM services and tasks to maximize departmental resources. The new hire will administer a 4.1 million dollar budget, have primary oversight over electronic resource and serial workflows, and supervise two classified staff. The position carries responsibilities for scholarly activities and professional service for promotion and continuing contract.
The result of a recent libraries-wide reorganization, A&B provides the materials (physical, virtual, and spatial) which fuel learning. The department combines technical services (acquisitions, cataloging, serials, e-resources, discovery) and access services (circulation, reserves, document delivery). The department is responsible for the acquisition, licensing, and cataloging or archival processing of library resources, and management of the library's cataloging and discovery systems (including Sierra, EBSCO Discovery Service, EZProxy, Ebsco ERM Essentials) as well as all aspects of access services.
|Minimum Qualifications:||Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program or non-U.S. equivalent; two years of experience with the e-resource life cycle in an academic library, or equivalent; demonstrated knowledge of issues related to budgeting and contract and license interpretation; familiarity with the complete life cycle of continuing and electronic resources; proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a complex changing environment and complete tasks according to an established timeframe; demonstrated ability to perform accurate and detail-oriented work, including strong analytical and problem solving skills and use of data to make analysis-driven decisions; proven communication and interpersonal skills evidenced by the ability to work cooperatively and maintain effective working relationships with vendors, colleagues, faculty, students, and staff; knowledge of cataloging processes and techniques, and familiarity with basic cataloging standards, including RDA, Library of Congress Subject Heading practice, Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal Classification systems, and MARC21 formats; commitment to participate in appropriate professional service and conduct research and scholarship, demonstrating ability to meet the Libraries’ promotion and continuing contract requirements (see http://www.lib.miamioh.edu/about/larps.pdf). The University will not sponsor H1-B for this position.|
Experience with III Sierra, Ebsco Discovery Service, Ebsco ERM Essentials, EZ Proxy, Ebsco Holdings Management, and Springshare; experience working in a library that is a member of a consortium; demonstrated ability to devise innovative and creative solutions to problems and take well-informed risks; familiarity with and interest in NASIG Core Competencies for Electronic Resources Librarians.
|Special Instructions to Applicants:||Submit cover letter and resume. Direct inquiries to Donna Richardson at email@example.com.|
|EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:||Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of sex/gender (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin (ancestry), disability, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, status as a parent or foster parent, military status, or veteran status in its recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.
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|Date to Begin Screening Applicants:||Screening of applications begins July 5, 2019 and continues until the position is filled.|
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Advertised: 21 Jun 2019 Eastern Daylight Time