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We are pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the
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Karen S. Tschanz

Chair, Content Management

Robert B. Greenblatt Library

Medical College of Georgia

Augusta GA 30909

Ph: 706-721-9912

Electronic Resources Management Librarian - Assistant or Associate Professor

The Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library invites applications for Electronic
Resources Management (ERM) Librarian, a position responsible for integrated
acquisitions, management, access and delivery of electronic resources. The
position assumes a leadership role in managing resource access, monitors
current trends in access and electronic resource management, and administers
use of electronic resource management systems and tools, especially Verde
and MetaLib. The ERM Librarian serves as a resource expert for access and
management of electronic resources and shares responsibility for training
and oversight of staff involved in e-resource support.

The Medical College of Georgia (MCG) is the only academic institution in
Georgia dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. It has over 2,000
students in its Schools of Allied Health Sciences, Dentistry, Graduate
Studies, Medicine and Nursing, a hospital with over 80 specialty clinics and
centers and an award winning Children's Medical Center.

Augusta, located along the banks of the Savannah River adjacent to South
Carolina, has a population of over 200,000. It is the second oldest city in
Georgia and is rich in history and architectural diversity. Host of the
renowned Masters Golf Tournament, the springtime display of azaleas and
dogwoods has earned the city the title of the "Garden City." With mild
winters and tropical summers, Augusta attracts history buffs, nature lovers,
art and museum visitors and sports fans.


The ERM Librarian functions within the Greenblatt Library's Collection
Management team, contributing leadership and expertise with emphasis on
electronic resource management systems and tools. Assuming a point position
in expanding the Library's electronic collections, this librarian
coordinates and arranges e-resource trials, obtains licenses and electronic
resource agreements, and conducts pre-license reviews. The ERM Librarian
identifies data useful to acquisitions, collection development and
institutional reporting and extracts the data from a variety of sources
including electronic resource management tools, Voyager, Library and vendor
websites. Responsibilities of the position include organizing, analyzing,
and preparing data for use in acquisitions, collection development and
institutional reporting. Collaboratively with other team members, the
librarian participates in ongoing processes to assure optimal access to the
Library's collections and to enhance the Library's interface to digital
resources. As part of the technical team, the librarian spearheads
troubleshooting of ERM systems and tools, collaborating with staff on access
management problem identification and resolution.


The Electronic Resources Management Librarian must have a Masters degree in
Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program, a minimum of
two years of experience in an academic or research library, and the ability
to function as a faculty member in areas of education, scholarship and
research. Appointment as an Associate Professor requires meeting the
criteria established by MCG for promotion to that rank.

The successful candidate will have experience administering an electronic
resource management system and other resource management tools and software.
The experience will include e-resource data analysis and reporting,
experience working with publishers and vendors of electronic resources,
licensing and shared electronic resource agreements, and experience in
troubleshooting electronic resources. Knowledge of electronic materials,
services, licenses and pricing models; understanding of practices and trends
in scholarly publishing and communication, technology, Library and Web 2.0
developments; and understanding of the legal, business and open access
issues involved in the licensing and management of electronic resources are

The successful candidate will be collaborative, analytical and a skillful
communicator capable of multitasking and effective project management.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

Skill in the use of electronic resource management tools, preferably EZProxy
and ExLibris products, familiarity with SQL/MySQL, and experience working in
an academic health sciences library are preferred.

Further information about this position and the Medical College of Georgia
Greenblatt Library can be found at

Salary and Benefits

This position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure track). Benefits
include a competitive health package, and TIAA/CREF and other retirement
options. Minimum salary is $42,000. Review of applications will begin
January 15, 2008 and continue until the position is filled.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of
professional reference to:

Marianne Brown, Head

Library Business Services

Greenblatt Library, AB-217

Medical College of Georgia

Augusta, GA 30912-4400

Ph. 706.721.4677

Fax 706.721.2018


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