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Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Public Services, the Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Librarian manages all document delivery and interlibrary loan services for the Florida Atlantic University Libraries. Develops goals and objectives related to all interlibrary borrowing and lending services, and oversees their implementation, evaluation, and revision. Develops new workflows and approaches to document delivery based on emerging delivery technologies and software. Supervises, trains, hires, and evaluates staff. Manages all billing and collection practices related to the office. Analyzes statistics and presents reports on request volume, fill rates and turnaround time, and copyright compliance. Interprets and complies with applicable national and regional regulations that pertain to document delivery and interlibrary loan services. Assists when necessary with the processing of requests.
The Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery office is a fast-paced, productivity-oriented, and customer-focused environment. Last year the borrowing unit processed 12,488 borrowing requests and the lending unit processed 33,228. The Library participates in RAPID and OCLC resource sharing networks, and utilizes the ILLiad interface. The Librarian will also assist in the implementation and management of U-Borrow, a new Florida State University Libraries resource sharing program. Manage a staff of 4.5 FTEs and student assistants. Expected to be professionally active and represent the Library and the University in the academic, scholarly, and professional community and participate on Library and University committees.
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This position requires a graduate degree from an ALA-approved program. Minimum two years library experience in Interlibrary Loan. Demonstrated leadership, organizational, and time management skills. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Proven ability to work collegially, cooperatively, and independently in a fast-paced team environment, within a diverse, complex, and rapidly changing organization. Strong public services orientation and commitment. Demonstrated initiative, creativity, flexibility, and analytical skills. Excellent computer skills.
Preferred: knowledge of ILLiad and OCLC Resource Sharing
S.E. Wimberly Library
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Please submit a letter of application, vita, and three references. All applicants must complete the Faculty, Administrative, Managerial & Professional Position Application form available online through the Office of Human Resources: https://jobs.fau.edu. A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position.
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