[Eril-l] Job Posting: Discovery and Resource Sharing Librarian

Whitney Jordan wpjordan at email.wcu.edu
Wed Jul 31 11:19:05 PDT 2019

Apologies for cross posting
Discovery and Resource Sharing Librarian (Assistant Professor)
Western Carolina University's Hunter Library seeks an enthusiastic and service-oriented individual to serve as the Discovery and Resource Sharing Librarian. This tenure-track position will provide leadership and professional expertise in library resource sharing and electronic resource access and discovery. The position will lead the collection and analysis of usage data to support e-resource collection assessment and process improvement. The position coordinates the activation, customization, and maintenance of a wide range of licensed electronic resources such as databases, journals, and books. They will oversee all resource sharing activities, including managing ILL systems and service quality. They will stay abreast of emerging trends and standards in e-resource discovery and sharing and establish best practices.
Other responsibilities include supervising two full-time staff members; administration of e-resource management tools (e.g. EZProxy, Full Text Finder, Summon, etc.); oversight of resource sharing systems (ILLiad/Tipasa) and ILL request fulfillment; and maintaining the integrity of e-resource knowledge bases.
For Applicants
Salary information available upon request. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications. This is a twelve-month, tenure-track position with a generous 24 days of vacation leave annually. We know few applicants will have the background, skills, and experience that includes all the preferred qualifications. We encourage everyone who is excited about this position to go ahead and apply if you meet the required qualifications.
The full job description can be found at https://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/10489
To be considered, you must apply online. You will be required to attach a letter of application, resume, unofficial transcripts and names and telephone numbers of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For more information, contact Kristin Calvert at kcalvert at wcu.edu<mailto:kcalvert at wcu.edu>.
About Western Carolina University
Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, and veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at jobs at email.wcu.edu.
Whitney Jordan
Acquisitions Librarian
Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, NC
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