Electronic Resources Librarian -- University of Arkansas Libraries 

Post date: August 22,  2023

The University of Arkansas Libraries invites nominations and applications for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian. Reporting to the Director of Content Services, the Electronic Resources Librarian works collaboratively in a team environment to manage the life cycle of the Libraries’ electronic resources after they are acquired. The librarian oversees activation of resources, setting up vendors as access providers, and verifying and monitoring electronic package content within the Libraries’ Alma system. The librarian assists with troubleshooting access and manages administrative access to various vendor platforms. Additionally, the librarian manages bibliographic access to electronic resources, including the batch manipulation and ingest of vendor-supplied metadata, and oversees trials of new resources. The librarian uses critical thinking skills to analyze and solve problems in order to maintain seamless access to the resources that support research and instruction at the University of Arkansas and must be able to work with diverse constituents to accomplish this. The librarian manages a unit of 2 full- time staff.

Librarians hold faculty status and contribute to the teaching, service, and research mission of the University. Library faculty are vital members of the scholarly community and engage with current professional trends and literature, pursue the discovery of new knowledge related to their field of expertise, share the results of their scholarly work through presentations and publications, and engage in professional service at the Libraries, campus, state, and national levels.

Rank & Salary: Tenure-track, twelve-month faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Librarian / Assistant Professor or Associate Librarian / Associate Professor. Starting salary: $60,000, commensurate with education and experience.

Additional Information:

Interested in learning more about this position or the application process? Attend a confidential information session via zoom:

Wednesday, August 30, 3-4 pm CDT: https://uark.libcal.com/event/11126011

The zoom link will be emailed to registered participants 24 hours prior to each session. We are aware that some people are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every qualification in the job description, including the preferred qualifications. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job and encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our preferred qualifications.

For more details and to apply, please see the full posting available here