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Position - Minnesota - Electronic Resources/Serials Librarian Conway, Linda M. 31 Jan 2007 15:50 UTC

Electronic Resources/Serials Librarian

Learning Resources & Technology Services, St. Cloud State University
(located 70 miles northwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul) invites
applications for one Electronic Resources/Serials Librarian.

Type of appointment: Assistant or Associate Professor; tenure track,
9-month appointment plus 28 additional duty days.
Salary: minimum $53,000, commensurate with academic qualifications and
Responsibilities: The Electronic Resources/Serials Librarian will
provide leadership for the selection, acquisition, assessment and
maintenance of scholarly, popular and trade journals in electronic,
print, and microform editions.  Specific duties of the position:

*         Provide leadership and apply knowledge of current issues and
trends in scholarly communication and serial publishing to improve
services and enhance library resources

*         Oversee the work of staff and student employees

*         Coordinate with other members of the Collection Management
team, specifically the Collection Management Librarian, the Catalog
Librarian and the Systems Librarian

*         Develop and manage workflows and assure timely processing and
continuous access to electronic, print, and microform resources

*         Oversee serial budget management

*         Coordinate the evaluation, selection, withdrawal, and
cancellation of electronic, print, and microform serial resources

*         Maintain accurate information about electronic, print, and
microform subscriptions, subscription packages, license negotiations,
and other complex serial acquisitions, including holdings, title
changes, and renewals

*         Participate in the development of systems and procedures for
managing and providing access to electronic resources

*         Coordinate with colleagues in MINITEX and MnPALS consortiums

*         Provide reference service

In addition, all library faculty in LR&TS advise university students,
teach one course per year in a library-associated academic program, and
serve on LR&TS and University committees.  Demonstrated ability to teach
and/or perform effectively, scholarly achievement or research, continued
preparation and study, contribution to student growth and development,
and service to the university and community are required for tenure and

Qualifications and Experience:


*         ALA-accredited master's degree in library or information

*         Minimum of 3 years experience with e-resources and serials

*         Knowledge of current and emerging trends of scholarly
publishing, serials  and academic library services/resources

*         Experience with evaluation and assessment of serials

*         Demonstrated ability to work with persons from culturally
diverse backgrounds

*         Ability to speak and write knowledgeably and effectively


*         Familiarity with the structure and management of online
catalogs, and experience with a serials module of an integrated library

*         Second graduate degree

*         Strong library-related technical skills

*         Teaching experience

*         Professional experience in an academic library

Application information and deadline: A completed application includes a
letter addressing the responsibilities, qualifications and experience
listed above; current vita; undergraduate and graduate transcripts
(unofficial copies acceptable for initial screening); and contact
information, including names, email addresses and phone numbers of three
references. Send to: Electronic Resources/Serials Librarian Search
Committee, MC-112; c/o Dean, Learning Resources & Technology Services;
St. Cloud State University; 720 Fourth Avenue South; St. Cloud, MN
56301-4498.  (320) 308-0960, Fax (320) 308-4778. To assure full
consideration, applications must be received by February 19, 2007.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  SCSU
is committed to excellence and actively supports cultural diversity.  To
promote this endeavor, we invite individuals who contribute to such
diversity to apply, including minorities, women, GLBT, persons with
disabilities and veterans. SCSU is a member of Minnesota State Colleges
and Universities System.

For more information, please see:

Submitted by

Linda Conway

St. Cloud State University