Job Posting: University of New Mexico, E-Resource Coordinator -- Virginia Seiser Stephen Clark 06 Jan 2005 16:19 UTC
-----Original Message----- From: Virginia Seiser [mailto:vseiser@UNM.EDU] Sent: Wednesday, January 05, 2005 7:18 PM Subject: Job Posting for SERIALST Library Electronic Resources Coordinator The University of New Mexico Libraries has an opening for an Electronic Resources Coordinator. This is a full-time, 12-month faculty position with a negotiable start date between May 1 and July 1, 2005. The faculty rank and tenure status for this position are negotiable appropriate to qualifications and experience. The salary is negotiable from a minimum of $40,000. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Minimum: . Masters degree from an ALA-accredited Library/Information Science program or international equivalent or terminal degree in a related field. . Minimum one year full-time employment in an academic or research library. . Experience coordinating the acquisitions and/or delivery of electronic journals or databases. Preferred: . Experience working with producers or vendors of electronic journals or databases. . Demonstrated ability to analyze and prioritize multiple projects. . Demonstrated ability to work independently and also collaboratively. . Excellent communication skills. . Experience in areas such as new product training and publicity. . Demonstrated commitment to public and customer service. . Experience implementing and/or maintaining electronic resource management systems such as Gold Rush, including working with open URL's and link resolvers. . Experience in leading or managing a team or team project. PRIMARY DUTIES: Provide leadership in developing and providing access to the Libraries' electronic resources. Coordinate the acquisitions, implementation, access and evaluation of electronic resources. Work with consortia, publishers and vendors to evaluate electronic resources. Work with vendors and library personnel to gather, organize and evaluate data concerning electronic products in a dynamic and changing environment. Work with library personnel on training on electronic resources. Work with library personnel to publicize electronic resources. Participate in implementation of recommendations from the technical services reengineering process. Serve as a member of the Libraries' Collection Management Team. May include selection responsibilities. Must meet the university faculty requirements for research, publication and service. ENVIRONMENT: The University Libraries (UL) of the University of New Mexico contains over 2 million volumes and includes four libraries, Centennial Science and Engineering Library, Fine Arts Library, Parish Memorial Library (business and economics), and Zimmerman Library (education, humanities and social sciences), as well as the Center for Southwest Research. The UL is a member of the Association of Research Libraries and the Greater Western Library Alliance, and participates in the OCLC system as a member of AMIGOS. The UL is a regional library in the Federal Depository Library Program. The UL uses Innovative Interfaces, Inc. for OPAC, circulation, acquisitions and serials control systems. The UNM main campus enrolls 26,000 students and employs 3,100 faculty and 7,200 staff. UNM offers 92 baccalaureate degrees, 68 master's degrees and 38 doctoral and professional degrees. The University attracts a culturally diverse student population. The Collection Management and Resource Acquisitions Department currently includes collection management, acquisitions, serials receiving, binding, gifts, paying and interlibrary loan. The UL spends over $1 million yearly on electronic resources. The Libraries uses Gold Rush for electronic resources management. TO APPLY: Required Materials: Resume, names and contact information of three references, and a signed letter of interest addressing your experience related to the primary duties of the job. If your degree is not an ALA-accredited degree, please explain how the degree fulfills the requirements for this position. Submit to: Linda Skye University of New Mexico Libraries MSC05 3020 1 University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM, 87131-0001 fax (505) 277-7196 Lskye@unm.edu Deadline: The search will remain open until the position is filled; for best consideration, applications should be received by February 15, 2005. The University of New Mexico is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.