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Electronic Resources Librarian and Cataloger (Assistant Librarian)-- Utah State University

posted Jun 7, 2017, 4:21 AM by Lars Hagelin
Position Summary:

This position is responsible for managing users' access to the online materials they need for their teaching and research. The Libraries provide a combination of owned, subscribed, on-demand, and Open Access materials through local and consortial arrangements. The Electronic Resources Librarian and Cataloger plays a key role in day-to-day operations by maintaining various points of access to these materials, including through local systems and vendor interfaces. This position also provides leadership for navigating the complex, ever-changing role of the Libraries within the institution. A paraprofessional dedicated to electronic resources supports the work of this position as do a number of collegial and collaborative cross-functional committees. This is a tenure-track position with a scholarship requirement and generous support for presenting at professional conferences.

Required Qualifications:
  • ALA-accredited MLS degree by August 2017
  • Experience in an academic or research library
  • Demonstrated ability to gather, analyze, and report data
  • Excellent communication skills including listening, writing, and speaking
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and perform complicated tasks with minimal supervision
  • Commitment to meeting established Library criteria for promotion and tenure
Salary: $48,000 plus excellent benefits; tenure-track

Position Close Date: Review of applications begins on 7-5-2017

Position requires a background check

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Along with on-line application, please attach:
  1. A current resume
  2. A cover letter
  3. A list of the names and contact information of three professional references who are familiar with your work.
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