[Eril-l] Three new job opportunities at The University of Alabama

Lindsey Lowry lrlowry at ua.edu
Tue Aug 23 06:13:04 PDT 2022

Good morning, and apologies for cross postings,

The University of Alabama is currently hiring for three positions in the Resource Acquisitions and Discovery Department. Please see below:

Electronic Resources Librarian (tenure-track)
The University of Alabama Libraries seeks a collaborative, dynamic librarian to fill the position of Electronic Resources Librarian. Reporting to the Coordinator of Acquisitions and Electronic Resources, the Electronic Resources Librarian ensures optimal and accurate access to subscription resources, including databases, electronic journals, and e-books. The Electronic Resources Librarian supports the development of new methods of subscription and resource acquisition and strives to increase available resources for The University of Alabama community. As a tenure-track faculty librarian in the Resource Acquisition & Discovery unit, this position contributes to the overall management of the area, helping to ensure completion of goals in an efficient manner in support of university and library strategic goals. The successful candidate must have willingness for continual learning, development, and application of additional expertise through work related experiences and professional development opportunities. They must possess the ability to deal with change, ambiguity, and complex problems in an academic setting.

Metadata Librarian (1 position tenure-track, 1 position clinical faculty)
The University of Alabama Libraries is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated individual for the position of Metadata Librarian. Reporting to the Coordinator of Metadata in the Resource Acquisition & Discovery department and working collaboratively in a team of metadata librarians, and appropriate units in the Libraries, this position supports the discovery of and access to the University Libraries resources through providing cataloging records, adhering to current cataloging standards, and analyzing and enriching the catalog. This position will play a role in improving discovery for patrons and will focus on More Product Less Processing workflows. Specific duties include but are not limited to: original and complex cataloging of monographs, non-book materials such as sound recordings, kits, videos, Government Documents, etc. as needed; bulk record editing and importing of records for continuing resources; performing authority work; evaluating catalog data for resource discovery; keeping current with issues and trends in cataloging; and managing metadata for Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs), submissions to the Institutional Repository (IR), archival materials, and other library resources and records. This position will contribute to the management of metadata across multiple systems including the University Libraries integrated library system and archival, repository, and library storage solution softwares. The candidate must also possess the ability to deal with change and ambiguity in an academic setting. Responsibilities of the position will evolve as the library environment continues to change.

For more information on these positions or to apply, please see https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/

Lindsey Lowry, MLIS she/her/hers
Coordinator of Acquisitions and Electronic Resources, University Libraries
Assistant Professor
The University of Alabama<https://www.ua.edu/>
Gorgas Library, 5016
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
Phone 205-348-2501<tel:205-348-2501>
lrlowry at ua.edu<mailto:lrlowry at ua.edu>
[The University of Alabama single line nameplate design without box A]<https://www.ua.edu/>

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