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Job Posting: University of New Mexico, E-Resource Coordinator -- Virginia Seiser Stephen Clark 06 Jan 2005 16:19 UTC

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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.

.       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.

.       Experience working with producers or vendors of
electronic journals or databases.
.       Demonstrated ability to analyze and prioritize multiple
.       Demonstrated ability to work independently and also
.       Excellent communication skills.
.       Experience in areas such as new product training and
.       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
.       Experience in leading or managing a team or team

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

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.

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

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.