TTU will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. All new employees will be required to complete an employer's verification form, I-9, no later than three (3) days from date of hire.
ELECTRONIC RESOURCES LIBRARIAN - Angelo and Jennette Volpe Library
Index 240006, Position 421250. Full-time, twelve-month, tenure-track position to be filled at the Assistant/Associate Professor level.
QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library school. Preferred: 2 years as an electronic resource manager; experience in an academic library, proven ability to work effectively in a team environment. Ability to work with vendors and publishers. Capacity to respond effectively to change, including changing technologies, needs, and priorities. Ability to multitask and prioritize.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Manages a dynamic electronic resource collection approaching $500,000 in annual fees. Provides support for and participates in the continuing evaluation and selection of resources by TTU librarians and faculty. Identifies and maintains working relationships with publishers, vendors and consortia for acquisition, licensing, and maintaining ongoing access to electronic resources. Works with the TTU Purchasing Department to remain in compliance with state laws and regulations. Maintains purchasing and descriptive data on TTU's electronic resource collection. Provides timely acquisition and renewal of licenses. Maintains resources through an electronic resource management system (ERMS). Maintains current awareness of emerging trends and best practices in electronic resource management. Maintains online access to electronic resources, in collaboration with the library's Website manager. Serves as technical contact for electronic resource providers and University Information Technology Services. Resolves access problems and supports disaster recovery for all electronic resources. Collects and analyzes subscription format and usage data for assessment and reports. Collects and analyzes cost data for assessment and reports. Other responsibilities may be assigned.
SALARY/RANK/APPOINTMENT: Commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include the accumulation of one sick leave day per month and thirteen (13) University holidays. Other benefits include medical and life insurance (shared cost with the university), retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits. Deferred income and benefits over 12 months.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.tntech.edu/ and will be required to electronically upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire), and complete contact information of three current professional references. References will be contacted at a later date. Submission of materials is the applicant's responsibility. Applications without all required documents are incomplete and will not be considered.
APPLICATION SCREENING DATE: Screening of applicants will begin July 23, 2012; open until filled.
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