[Eril-l] Job Opportunity - The University of Alabama

Electronic Resources in Libraries discussion list eril-l at lists.eril-l.org
Wed Oct 11 09:17:58 PDT 2023

Applications are still being accepted for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian at The University of Alabama Libraries

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. This is an excellent opportunity for early career librarians or recent graduates to gain valuable experience managing all aspects of electronic resources management working under knowledgeable faculty librarians, while gaining experience at a flagship R1 institution.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  *   Managing electronic resources through the establishment of product trials, access management, record maintenance, subscription renewal, and ongoing vendor relations.
  *   Processing invoices in a timely manner.
  *   Activating and managing new and existing e-resources within the knowledgebase of the University Libraries access management systems.
  *   Resolving problems relating to e-resources access in a timely manner.
  *   Collecting and reporting financial and usage statistics in various forms.
  *   Providing information, training, and support to inform colleagues and the campus of new features and interface changes related to e-resource discovery.

Please follow the link below for full position description and to apply:

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