[Eril-l] Job Posting: Electronic Resources Manager @ University of California, Santa Cruz

Marcia Barrett barrett at ucsc.edu
Mon Mar 9 09:23:15 PDT 2020

The University Library at the University of California, Santa Cruz seeks a
motivated individual to take a leadership role in the management of the
library’s electronic resources.  The Electronic Resources Manager will
develop, recommend, and implement an updated management strategy for all of
the library’s electronic resources. This will include record maintenance
for the entire complex life cycles of serials, ebooks, datasets, and
streaming video.

The Electronic Resources Manager will implement and administer tools,
features, and programs that enhance and improve electronic resource access
and usability including the utilization of electronic resource management
functions in Alma, the cloud-based library services platform. They will
work collaboratively with library staff, vendors, and campus ITS staff to
ensure convenient, seamless, and uninterrupted access to electronic

Some travel to Santa Cruz will be required, however this position has the
potential to be a remote-work/telecommute position.



   Load and coordinate the management of the electronic consortial
   bibliographic records in Alma/Primo VE databases

   Serve as the library liaison with the California Digital Library (CDL)
   for subscription and access-related issues

   Design and manage workflows for loading and license management for
   locally purchased subscriptions

   Create and maintain Alma import profiles, normalization, merge, and
   indication rules

   Manage and troubleshoot Alma record loads

   Manage service tickets for electronic resource related issues

   Stay informed of system-wide issues and advocate based on common

   Troubleshoot and explore solutions for electronic resource management
   workflows and processes

   Craft and maintain policies or best practices related to electronic
   resource management in collaboration with various stakeholder groups

   Identify and rectify issues created by serial title changes, merges, and

   Create and maintain collection-related report templates for annual

   Collaborate with staff who run analyses of consortia-wide collections
   for shared retention commitments and collaborative collection development

   Serve on department, library, university, and UC systemwide committees



   An ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS degree (or equivalent foreign degree); or
   Master’s degree (or equivalent foreign degree) in a relevant field,
   including but not limited to Computer Science or Information Management.
   The degree must be completed at the time of application.

   Two years’ experience with library systems Alma, the Primo Central
   Index, and/or Primo VE.

   Experience performing the management and acquisition of electronic
   resources in an academic or research library or an academic library

Preferred Qualifications:


   Experience working with Ex Libris Consortial Network Zone

   Experience working within a library consortium or system

   Experience with EZ-Proxy, SFX, and other ER related applications

   Technical aptitude and ability to learn new programs as necessary


$55,014 - $84,260, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Duration of the Position:

Initial appointment will be full-time for two years. Temporary appointments
have a specified date of termination of two years or less in accordance
with Article 18 Temporary Appointees of the UC-AFT labor contract
In accordance with policy, the selected candidate will undergo the
Librarian Peer Review process where his/her performance will be reviewed
and assessed. If the selected candidate is later appointed to a permanent
position with potential career status, time spent in this temporary status
will be considered when determining assignment to rank and salary point.

Complete Recruitment Information

See https://recruit.ucsc.edu/JPF00810


Full consideration will be given to applications completed by April 6,
2020. Applications received after this date will be considered only if the
position has not been filled.

Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system. All
documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs.  Apply at:

Please refer to Position # JPF00810-20T in all correspondence.
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