Job posting-Elec. Resources Libr.-Temple Univ. Carole R. Bell 09 Oct 2002 19:33 UTC

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Electronic Resources Librarian - Temple University Libraries

The Electronic Resources Librarian is responsible for the efficient and
effective coordination of the ordering, licensing, payment, and access of
all electronic resources for the University Libraries.  Duties include
coordination of: selection and negotiation process with the Collection
Development Office, ordering and payment process within the Acquisitions
Dept., negotiation of licenses with vendors and University Counsel's
Office, and access with vendors and the Systems Office.  May also assist in
the day-to-day operations within the Acquisitions Dept. and serve as Acting
Head in the absence of the Dept. Head.

Qualifications: ALA accredited MLS degree required. Knowledge and some
experience in the management of library acquisitions operations.  Knowledge
of the acquisitions and licensing of electronic resources.  Excellent
qualitative and quantitative analytical skills, oral and written
communication.  Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.  Experience
with state of the art online library acquisitions management
systems.  Knowledge of trends in higher education and libraries.  Knowledge
of trends in serials, electronic resources and licensing.

Compensation:  Minimum $35,000.  Librarians are periodically subject to
administrative and peer review for merit increases based on the following
criteria: 1) Outstanding performance as related to the Librarian's position
description; 2) Outstanding contributions or service to the profession of
librarianship; 3) Outstanding service to the libraries, to academic
departments, colleges, school, or the University; 4) Outstanding special
achievements.  Generous benefits package includes health, dental, and life
insurance; tuition remission; and TIAA/CREF retirement plans.

To apply:  Send letter of application addressing qualifications, resume,
and names of three references to:  Chair, Search Committee, Administrative
Services Department, Temple University Libraries, 1210 W. Berks Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19122. Closing date for applications: November 8, 2002 or
until position is filled.  An AA/EO employer.

Carole R. Bell
Head, Acquisitions Dept.
Paley Library 017-00
1210 W. Berks Street
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA 19122

voice:  215-204-3275
fax:    215-204-5201