Electronic Resources Librarian at University of Maryland University College

Electronic Resources Librarian at University of Maryland University College

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks an Electronic Resource Librarian in the Information and Library Services (ILS) Department. Reporting to the Assistant Director for Electronic Resources for ILS the Electronic Resources Librarian will assist with the selection and acquisition process, vendor contacts and negotiations, budget planning and monitoring, financial management, statistical reporting, and maintenance and access projects. Works with electronic resources manager on Procurement Department and Office of Legal Affairs matters and projects as well as assisting with all ILS license agreements. Works closely with other ILS staff to implement electronic resource systems and manage library information systems, and represents UMUC on external committees related to electronic resources.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

* Reports to the electronic resources manager for ILS to assist with the selection and acquisition process, vendor contacts and negotiations, budget planning and monitoring, financial management, statistical reporting, and maintenance and access projects.
* Works with electronic resources manager on Procurement Department and Office of Legal Affairs matters and projects as well as assisting with all ILS license agreements.
* Works closely with other ILS staff to implement electronic resource systems and manage library information systems, and represents UMUC on external committees related to electronic resources.
* Represent UMUC on external committees related to electronic resources.
* Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

* ALA-accredited Masters of Library Science or equivalent; minimum of 5 years of experience in an academic library or similar setting.
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Experience with a discovery system, preferably EBSCO Discovery Service; experience with OpenURL systems, SFX or A-Z/LinkSource; experience with an electronic resources management systems, preferably EBSCO ERM Essentials; familiarity with emerging information technologies, and web technologies; ability to participate in and lead digital initiatives in collaboration with librarians, faculty, and university administration; experience using spreadsheets; experience with Microsoft products; experience communicating with vendor; experience with library consortia; ability to collaborate and work with library faculty and staff, faculty in academic departments, and other staff at a university; ability to work well individually and within a team in an non-traditional academic and evolving work environment; experience in the distance education environment; experience in project management; strong analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills, as well as attention to detail; excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; strong writing ability; conference presentation experience; knowledge about the process of selection, acquiring, evaluating, and licensing of electronic resources; knowledge about establishing and maintaining budget guidelines for electronic resources; capable of handling financial and accounting matters related to electronic resources management; knowledge of electronic resource statistical reports and providing assessment reports; able to manage access issues and maintenance of electronic resources; academic degree in computer science Academic degree in business, finance, or accounting.

POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY & WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED

SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE

All submissions should include a cover letter and resume. UMUC offers an excellent benefits package to include up to 8 credits of tuition remission per semester, a minimum of 22 days of leave, and a range of insurance options. For detailed benefits information, please visit http://www.umuc.edu/visitors/careers/benefits.cfm

UMUC – an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University distributes an annual information report which includes campus security information that is available to prospective employees.

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