Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Mary and Jeff Bell Library Position Announcements
The Library at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi has an opening for a Serials/Electronic Resources Librarian. Please read below for more information about the position, as well as the application procedure.
Masters of Library Science or equivalent from an ALA accredited program, with at least two (2) years of experience with serials and electronic resources management in an academic library. At least two (2) years of experience supervising the work of others in a library environment. Demonstrated knowledge of the acquisitions process for serials and electronic resources, particularly experience negotiating electronic resource and e-journal licenses. Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated flexibility with change and tolerance for complexity and ambiguity. Demonstrated strong customer service focus. Demonstrated commitment to maintaining current awareness of trends in technology, scholarly communication, copyright, intellectual property, and standards related to serials and electronic resources. Demonstrated skill in time management: the ability to initiate and complete projects in a timely manner.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with proprietary database/resource administrative modules. Experience using an electronic resources management system. Experience with an A-to-Z journals management tool (like Ebsco's A-to-Z or Serials Solutions). Experience with a web-scale discovery service (like Ebsco's Discovery Service or Summon). Knowledge of HTML, web design, networks, and proxy servers (like EZProxy). Experience managing and promoting an institutional repository with repository management software like DSPACE. Demonstrated ability to collect, analyze, manipulate, and provide meaningful interpretation of data related to serials and electronic resources. Experience with non-traditional and/or first-generation college students.
The job duties include: (1) Supervises Periodicals Department; (2) provides customer service to patrons of the department; (3) provides Reference Desk services; (4) provides for access to the periodicals collection in all formats and acquiring, creating, and maintaining databases of electronic resources; (5) participates in library instruction; (6) acquires, processes, and maintains the periodicals collection; (4) participates in collection development in other areas; (5) serves on Library/University committees; (6) participates in professional development/scholarly activities; and (7) performs other duties as assigned. This position reports to Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Director of the Library.
To apply: (1) Go to https://islanderjobs.tamucc.edu/ and click on "Create Application." Follow the steps on the web site to create an application account. NOTE: To be considered, all applicants must submit the following documents: (1) vita; (2) cover letter; and (3) the names and contact information, including email addresses, of 5 references. Application packages cannot be changed once they are submitted.
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