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Position Announcement: Electronic Resources Access and Discovery Librarian Carr, Patrick 08 Sep 2011 21:07 UTC

Electronic Resources Access and Discovery Librarian
J.Y. Joyner Library & William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library
East Carolina University

East Carolina University (ECU) seeks an innovative, collaborative, and user-focused individual to fill the newly-created position of Electronic Resources Access and Discovery Librarian. The individual in this position will serve as an integral member of a team of librarians and staff at ECU's Joyner and Laupus Libraries committed to effectively managing the Libraries' growing e-resource collections (including e-journals, e-books, multimedia, and databases).

The position will provide expertise in the coordination of electronic resources by ensuring that e-resource access is activated and that the Libraries' interfaces for e-resource access and discovery are optimized to meet the needs of ECU users. The position will report to Joyner Library's Head of Electronic and Continuing Resources Acquisitions. The initial appointment is a one-year fixed term faculty contract; subsequent renewal may be fixed term or tenure track depending on the successful completion of the initial first year contract.

Finalists will be asked to make a presentation during the on-campus interview. Rank and salary will be commensurate with the candidate's experience and professional achievement (minimum of $42,000). For a complete job announcement and application instructions, see or contact:

Search Committee
Electronic Resources Access and Discovery Librarian
Ms. Mary Sweatte, Library Personnel Administrator
2400 Joyner Library, Mail Stop 516
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858-4353

Review of applications will begin October 7, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled.

East Carolina University is dedicated to sustaining a diverse workforce and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.

Patrick Carr
Head of Electronic & Continuing Resource Acquisitions
Joyner Library
East Carolina University
Greenville, North Carolina 27858
phone: 252-328-2266