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Resource Sharing Manager-- University of Oregon Libraries

posted Jan 3, 2018, 11:22 AM by Lars Hagelin
Job no: 521600
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Computer and Information Science, Library

Salary: $45,000 - $55,000 per year

Application Review Begins January 31, 2018; open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

In addition to your online application, please include:
  1. A cover letter that clearly articulates how your knowledge, skills, and experience make you an ideal candidate for this position.
  2. A current resume or CV.
  3. Three professional references, one of whom must be your current supervisor. (Note: References are only contacted at the final stage of the recruitment process)
Department Summary

As an essential partner in the University’s educational, research, and public service mission, the University of Oregon Libraries enriches the student learning experience, encourages exploration and research at all levels, and contributes to advancements in access to scholarly resources. The University of Oregon Libraries is the only Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member in Oregon. The library is a member of the Orbis Cascade Alliance, SPARC, Center for Research Libraries, DuraSpace, the Council on Library and Information Resources, Coalition for Networked Information, EDUCAUSE, and other major organizations. The Libraries is also a member of Oregon WIN, a consortium of universities and community colleges that operates an educational broadband service network. In addition to a full range of research library programs, the UO Libraries provides many of the university's central educational technology services, including learning management system administration, classroom technology support, broadcast-quality video production, distance education delivery, streaming media, educational technology support, and technology-related faculty development and training.

Position Summary

The individual in this position provides operations and personnel management in the Knight Library Resource Sharing office, and manages a $36K student wage budget. The incumbent is responsible for interviewing, making hiring decisions, scheduling, training, assigning work to, and performance evaluation of 3.5 FTE classified staff and up to 2.5 FTE student assistants. The Resource Sharing Manager will set standards and expectations for performance and motivate staff to meet department goals. As needed, the incumbent responds to grievances and administers progressive discipline. This position reports to the Head, Access Services in the Knight Library.

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Three (3) years of experience in libraries within the last five years.
Professional Competencies
  • Extensive experience in and knowledge of interlibrary loan management.
  • Proficiency in multiple library systems (e.g., integrated library system, interlibrary loan management system, institutional repository). 
  • Deep commitment to public service.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent supervisory skills.
  • Ability to remain current in professional trends and technology and adapt to change.
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot technological problems.
  • Knowledge of US Copyright Law as it applies to library resources.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Academic library experience.
  • Extensive use of the ILLiad interlibrary loan management system.
  • Extensive use of the Rapid interlibrary loan management system.
  • Extensive use of the Alma/Primo integrated library system.
FLSA Exempt: Yes

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