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Position Announcement -- Electronic Resources Librarian Christina Torbert 23 Jan 2007 19:19 UTC

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Electronic Resources Librarian & Assistant Professor

The University of Mississippi Libraries seeks an Electronic Resources
Librarian to provide leadership and effective management for the libraries'
electronic resources. The University of Mississippi Libraries uses
Innovative Interfaces integrated library system and its companion electronic
access products.

Under the direction of the Head of Serials, this position will: serve as a
liaison to vendors regarding electronic resource technical issues;
coordinate vendor demonstrations and trials; provide feedback on technical
compatibility with electronic resource infrastructure; manage the technical
changes necessary for electronic resource management; maintain the
information in our Electronic Resource Management module; troubleshoot
OpenURL issues and manage WebBridge, the libraries' OpenURL resolver, and
the Web Access Management module; collect usage data for electronic
resources; maintain current awareness of emerging trends; and serve on the
Electronic Resource Management Team.

Qualifications: ALA accredited master's degree by date of employment;
evidence of experience with electronic resources technologies and
research-oriented electronic resources; understanding of the principles of
link resolvers and of the OpenURL standard; demonstrated analytical problem
solving skills and initiative; an aptitude for detail-oriented work; strong
organizational, interpersonal and communication skills; demonstrated ability
to work in a collaborative, service-oriented, and dynamic environment; and a
commitment to meet established library criteria for promotion and tenure,
including professional service and published research.

The position is a 12-month, tenure-track faculty appointment. Minimum annual
salary is $35,000, and is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Apply online at <> .
Applicants will be asked to include a letter of application, vita, and the
names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of three current
professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and
continue until the position is filled.

The University of Mississippi is located in historic Oxford, a thriving
community offering a wide range of literary, musical and cultural
activities.  For more information about the University and the community,
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Christina Torbert

Head of Serials & Assistant Professor

J.D. Williams Library

University of Mississippi


662-915-6744 fax