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Job Announcement: Electronic Resources Librarian, University of Houston-Clear Lake Birkman, John 29 Oct 2008 21:25 UTC

Alfred R. Neumann Library

University of Houston-Clear Lake seeks an Electronic Resources Librarian
to oversee electronic information resources for the Alfred R. Neumann

Minimum Requirements:  Master's degree of Library Science (MLS) from an
American Library Association (ALA) accredited program to be completed no
later than December 2008. Coursework related to electronic resources
management, technical services, or cataloging. Strong, effective oral
and written communication skills. Demonstrated organizational,
analytical, and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated ability to work in
a collaborative, service-oriented, rapidly changing environment. Ability
to form and maintain effective working relationships. Knowledge of
electronic resources, including issues relating to their sources,
acquisitions, organization, and use. Experience with database,
spreadsheets and internet searching. Knowledge of standard practices in
the evaluation, selection, licensing and acquisition of electronic
information resources. Security sensitive - must pass criminal history
check before an offer will be made.

Special Considerations: Experience with an integrated library system in
an academic library. Experience with an ERM system.

Responsibilities: The Electronic Resources (ER) Librarian coordinates
the acquisition, access, administration, support, and
evaluation/monitoring of electronic information resources under the
supervision of the Associate Director (AD) for Library Technical
Services. This position works collaboratively with library staff to
develop, catalog, and maintain the electronic resources collection for
Neumann Library. Works with vendors to set up trials and training
sessions, resolve pricing and licensing issues, as well as access and
content issues. Works closely with the AD for Public Services, the AD
for Library Digital Services, and the Systems Coordinator in the
performance of the electronic resources management duties. Stays abreast
of current trends and new technologies for managing electronic resources
and advocates for their adoption when appropriate. Other related duties
as assigned.

Full-time position with benefits. $3,081.80 - $3,728.98 per month
commensurate with qualifications. Applications accepted only online at To apply, please complete an online application
and attach a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information
for three professional references. AA/EOE.

Posted by:
John P. Birkman
Associate Director for Technical Services
Alfred R. Neumann Library
University of Houston-Clear Lake
2700 Bay Area Blvd.
Houston, Texas  77058-1098
(281) 283-3938  Fax:(281) 283-3937