Position Announcement -- Electronic Resources Librarian Nancy Deyoe 07 May 2007 14:38 UTC

Wichita State University Libraries seek a service oriented librarian with
knowledge of electronic resources management.  Responsible for providing
integrated access to electronic resources including population and
maintenance of a new electronic resources management system and link
resolver; processing of orders, renewals,  cancellations and licenses;
vendor liaison contact for business matters and technical issues; and
collection and analysis of statistical data related to resource use.  Must
work collaboratively with library units including Collection Development,
Acquisitions, Cataloging/Metadata and other personnel.  Supervises .5 FTE.
The position reports to the Assistant Dean of Technical Services.

  Required Qualifications:  ALA accredited master’s degree; ability to work
in the United States; experience in a library or information management
setting with electronic resources or access technologies; knowledge of
trends in electronic resource access; excellent oral and written
communication skills; ability to work successfully in a dynamic collegial
environment with diverse populations; and demonstrated potential for
meeting the Libraries’ tenure and promotion requirements.

 Preferred Qualifications:  Understanding of the principles of link
resolvers; experience reviewing license agreements and shared electronic
resource understanding agreements; experience with statistical analysis;
demonstrated problem solving skills; previous serials or acquisitions
experience in an academic library; additional graduate degree.

Salary and Benefits: Starting minimum salary of 40,000 for a 12 month
contract; professional development support, vacation and benefits including
TIAA-CREF.  Librarians are tenure-track appointees.

Application Deadline: Priority review of applications will begin June 4,
2007 and continue until the position is filled.  For the complete job
description, go to: http://library.wichita.edu/positions/positions.html.
Send letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, phone
numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references to: Pal V.
Rao, Dean and Professor of University Libraries, Wichita State University
Libraries, 1845 Fairmount, Wichita, KS 67260-0068 or submit electronically
to library.search@wichita.edu with a subject line of Electronic Resources
Librarian Search.  AA/EOE

Nancy Deyoe
Wichita State University Libraries
Campus Box 68
Wichita, KS  67260-0068