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E-Resources Librarian-- University of Texas at Arlington

posted Nov 27, 2017, 4:42 AM by Lars Hagelin
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Why choose us?

We are a library that values exploring risk and revolutionary concepts in libraries. We think beyond traditional collections and services by developing programs that push creation, exploration, and innovation by our faculty and students. As UT Arlington accelerates its journey as a cutting-edge urban university, the Libraries’ excellent staff and services are the heart of the campus, united toward that goal.

Your job with us…

Provide leadership in managing the life cycle of electronic resources. Work collaboratively with the Content Delivery Librarian in supporting liaison librarians for outreach and scholarship. The incumbent is also responsible for license negotiation and maintaining positive and beneficial professional relationships with vendors.

What you bring…

Requirements: Master’s degree in library and/or information science from an ALA-accredited program or a related graduate degree. Demonstrated organizational, analytical, decision-making, problem-solving and planning skills. Computer literate and technologically adept.

Proficiency in MS Office Suite, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel. Proficiency in Windows Operating System and file management.

Preferred: Professional experience in knowledge management involving electronic resource. Knowledge and ability for license review and negotiation. Knowledge of the new scholarly communication climate and initiatives. Staff supervisory experience. Experience working with Voyager Acquisition module and ProQuest ERM system. Experience creating statistical reports and managing usage data.

About the University

The University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution. With a projected global enrollment of close to 57,000 in AY 2016-17, UTA is the largest institution in The University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was recently cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fifth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2017 Best for Vets list.

The Community

Within a 25-mile radius of the center of Arlington is a dynamic community of over 2 million people. The Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers call the city home, and their stadiums are in the heart of the entertainment district, which includes the Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor theme parks. Arlington is recognized as the entertainment capital of Texas. Arlington is conveniently located between Dallas and Fort Worth, which feature internationally renowned cultural and arts districts, restaurants, and a vibrant night scene. The nearby Dallas–Fort Worth International Airport is a major hub with nonstop flights to myriad national and international destinations.

Applications

Please submit applications at http://uta.peopleadmin.com/postings/3903 and include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for at least three professional references. This job may close at any time.

Finalists will make a formal presentation to Libraries’ staff on a topic to be provided. The successful candidate will be required to work some evening, weekend and holiday hours. This is a non-tenure track position.

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, it is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. The University is committed to the Affirmative Action Program in compliance with all government requirements to ensure nondiscrimination. The UTA campus is accessible to persons with disabilities.

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