Position Announcement / Search Extended, Serials and Electronic Collections Librarian, Oregon Cindy Cunningham 16 Jan 2001 15:02 UTC
***Cross posted * Please forgive duplication*** Serials and Electronic Collections Librarian The Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) Library seeks energetic and creative applicants for the position of Serials and Electronic Collections Librarian. Working in a highly automated environment, this individual will manage the Serials Department and will support collection development activities by coordinating vendor services and the licensing and implementation of electronic resources. This position reports to the Head of Access Services. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: * Plan, coordinate and manage the overall operation of the Serials Department * Facilitate an interdepartmental serials team responsible for day to day serials management including ordering, tracking, checkin, claiming, preservation and binding and vendor contacts * Serve as a member of the Collection Development Committee * Collect and organize electronic resources use data to support collection development decisions * Work with other OHSU system libraries to coordinate serials management efforts * Manage print and electronic serials and other electronic resources (e-books, databases) subscriptions including vendor negotiations, licensing and implementation * Maintain ongoing contact with serials and electronic resources vendors; evaluate new vendor services, arrange for vendor demonstrations; monitor vendor compliance * Assist in the management of the migration of serials data from current integrated library system to Innovative Interfaces; coordinate use of serials control unit at other system libraries * Assist in maintaining the Library's electronic journals Web page (http://www.ohsu.edu/library/ejournals/) and other electronic resources pages including authetication procedures, use analysis REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: * MLS from an ALA-accredited library and information science program * Minimum of three years experience working with serials in an automated environment * Minimum of two years supervisory experience * Working knowledge of MARC format used in serials holdings records * Experience using electronic library resources including integrated library systems, e-journals, databases and other bibliographic utilities * Ability to develop and manage WWW pages * Facility with microcomputers and basic software applications; ability to identify and implement new technologies DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: * Public service experience * Experience negotiating licenses for electronic resources * Experience working in a health sciences or academic library * Experience with a library systems migration RANK AND SALARY: This position is an academic appointment. Salary range: $40-45,000 depending on candidate's qualifications and experience, with generous benefits. The Oregon Health Sciences University serves the people of Oregon as the primary institution for health education and research and is a center for innovative clinical care. The University is located in Portland, Oregon. APPLICATION: Applications received by 5 p.m., Tuesday, February 20, 2001 will receive first consideration. Send a letter of application, resume and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references to: Carrie Willman, Head Bibliographic Services and Personnel Oregon Health Sciences University Library PO Box 573 Portland, OR 97207-0573 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org OHSU is an AA/EEO Employer.