Electronic Resources Librarian-- Northern Arizona University
Post date: May 02, 2019
Northern Arizona University is looking for a skilled, service-oriented, andforward-thinking Electronic Resources Librarian conversant with current issues and trends in scholarly publishing to shape the future of our electronic resources and serials operations. If you are self-motivated, want to drive positive change, and enjoy a collegial work environment, please consider working with us.
Reporting to the Head, Content, Discovery, and Delivery Services, the Electronic Resources Librarian will lead the library’s electronic resources and serials team; acquire, license, manage, and support Cline Library’s collection of electronic resources; oversee management of a small collection of print serials; assess the value and impact of electronic collections; and work collaboratively with library staff, vendors, and campus IT staff to ensure convenient, seamless, and uninterrupted access to electronic resources. The Electronic Resources Librarian will also represent NAU in consortial projects with other Arizona universities. If you are the successful candidate, you will join a recently-reorganized department that includes (in addition to electronic resources) acquisitions, cataloging and metadata, document delivery services, course reserves, library technology, and physical processing. Recent strategic planning with the university community has identified important new library goals that include an emphasis on affordable and accessible course content, the implementation of Ex Libris Leganto, an evaluation of collections management and budgeting, campus and online student success, and new programs that support and advance the university’s research excellence.
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Northern Arizona University, one of three state universities in Arizona, has a student population of 31,073, including over 20,000 on our Flagstaff campus and the remainder at more than 20 locations statewide and online. We offer 95 undergraduate programs and over 100 graduate degree and certificate programs. Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, we have earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch, with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student’s success. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes. We are recognized for our commitment to Native Americans, first-generation students, and veterans and to sustainability. The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment. For information about diversity, access and equity at NAU, see nau.edu/Center-for-University-Access-and-Inclusion/.
Flagstaff has a population of just over 70,000, rich in cultural diversity. Located at 7000 feet altitude at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff offers four seasons of outdoor recreation, 288 days of sunshine a year, mild summer temperatures, an average of 100 inches of snow per year, many arts and cultural events, and great local food. Outside Magazine ranked Flagstaff as the 7th best town in the nation, and SmartAsset.com rated Flagstaff as the 6th least stressful city in the US.