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Position announcement Maryland Janet Siar 14 Feb 2006 21:05 UTC

   *University** of Maryland** Libraries*

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*TITLE: Serials and Electronic Resources Librarian *

*CATEGORY: Non-Tenured Faculty, Full Time (12 Month Appointment)*

*SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent*

* Benefits*

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The University of Maryland Libraries at College Park is seeking
qualified applicants for the position of
Serials and Electronic Resources Librarian. This position reports to the
Head of Acquisitions and is
responsible for the supervision and management of the Continuing
Resources team, including
a staff of 6.5 FTE support staff and student assistants as necessary.
The University Libraries uses
Ex Libris Aleph to manage and access its collections. Current Aleph
version is 16.2

*Responsibilities: *Monitors and analyzes the workflow of the Continuing
Resources team in

Acquisitions. Plans for improving team and department services and
activities. Assesses needed

resources. Working with the Manager for E-content Management in the

Technology Division, coordinates negotiations, ordering, payment and
problem solving involved

with electronic resources. Monitors print journal and print standing
order vendor operations.

Develops and maintains business relationships with vendors. Trains staff
and library faculty as

needed in serial operations. Serves as the serials expert in RFP
development and proposal

evaluation. Provides serial management expertise to the Collection
Management Team.

Provides staff training at the individual, team, department, and library
levels. Works with other

teams in Technical Services to ensure uniform application of national
and local cataloging

standards and policies for all continuing resources. * *

*Qualifications: Required:* ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library
Science; Minimum three years

professional library acquisitions experience; working knowledge of
cataloging standards; experience

managing operations, solving complex problems, and supervising staff.
Demonstrated communication

skills; ability to interact with diverse teams and to effectively
communicate abstract ideas. Incumbent

should be self-directed, flexible and adaptable to change, analytical
and results-oriented. Experience

working in team environments. *Preferred: *Strong understanding of
serials acquisitions; familiarity with

business principles and practices; experience with Ex Libris Aleph
Library system. Familiarity with trends

in serials management and electronic resources/publishing.

Position is appointed to Librarian Faculty ranks. Appointment rank is
based on the successful applicant’s

experience and relevant credentials. For additional information, consult
the following website:

*Applications: *For full consideration, submit a cover letter, resume
and names/addresses of three references by

*March 31, 2006**. *Applications accepted until position is filled. Send
to Guadalupe Fernandes, Library Personnel

Services, McKeldin Library, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
20742-7011. E-mail to <> Fax: 301-314-9960. *Detailed
job description at:*


*UM Libraries’ website: * <>

*The University of Maryland is an EEO/AA employer. *

Janet Siar
Acquisitions Dept.
McKeldin Library
University of MD
College Park, MD  20742

Phone 301-405-9308
Fax   301-314-1200