Electronic Resources Acquisitions Librarian – Yale University, New Haven, CT

Under the direction of the Director of E-Resources & Serials Management (ERSM), the Electronic Resources Acquisitions Librarian focuses on establishing and maintaining strong intellectual control over content throughout the acquisitions life cycle of electronic resources licensed by Yale University Library (YUL). This position supervises a team of staff responsible for key acquisitions and licensing management workflows. Within a changing and flexible environment, s/he works closely with colleagues and vendors to manage the acquisition and licensing of new electronic resources as well as the renewal of existing subscriptions. Works collaboratively with other librarians and staff to ensure consistent access to library holdings across multiple platforms including the librarya��s catalog and discovery services. Works closely with other units within ERSM and partner departments to ensure the efficient acquisition and licensing of electronic resources.

QUALIFICATIONS:
a�? A Master’s degree from an ALAa�?accredited library school and a minimum of 2 years of professional experience is required for this position.
a�? Ability to apply the principles that guide the organization of bibliographic information to the organization of electronic resources. Demonstrated experience with library acquisitions.
a�? An understanding of the best practices for managing the records that track electronic purchases, subscriptions, and licenses.
a�? Demonstrated ability working in an integrated library system. Conceptual and practical knowledge of the technologies used to manage and access e-resources.
a�? Excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated analytical and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team environment

APPLICATION PROCESS: The full job description and application information are available at http://bit.ly/2oz8q4L.

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TITLE: Electronic Resources Discovery & Access Librarian

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Under the direction of the Director of E-Resources & Serials Management (ERSM), the Electronic Resources Access & Discovery Librarian focuses on establishing and maintaining online access to content licensed by Yale University Library (YUL). This position supervises a team of staff responsible for key discovery and cataloging workflows. Within a changing and flexible environment, s/he works closely with colleagues and vendors to ensure consistent access to library holdings across multiple platforms including the librarya��s catalog and article discovery services. Manages YULa��s troubleshooting service, focused on complex access problems. Works closely with other units within ERSM and partner departments to support and improve access to licensed electronic collections.

QUALIFICATIONS:
a�? A Master’s degree from an ALAa�?accredited library school and a minimum of 2 years of professional experience is required for this position.
a�? Ability to apply the principles that guide the organization of bibliographic information to the organization of electronic resources.
a�? Demonstrated ability working in an integrated library system or knowledge base. Conceptual and practical knowledge of the technologies used to manage and access e-resources over time.
a�? Familiarity with library acquisitions and licensing and how these impact access to electronic resources. An understanding of the best practices for managing the records that track electronic purchases, subscriptions, and licenses.
a�? Excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated analytical and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

APPLICATION PROCESS: The full job description and application information are available at http://bit.ly/2CLtn0B.

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The University and the Library
The Yale University Library, as one of the world’s leading research libraries, collects, organizes, preserves, and provides access to and services for a rich and unique record of human thought and creativity. It fosters intellectual growth and supports the teaching and research missions of Yale University and scholarly communities worldwide. A distinctive strength is its rich spectrum of resources, including around 15 million volumes and information in all media, ranging from ancient papyri to early printed books to electronic databases. The Library is engaging in numerous projects to expand access to its physical and digital collections. Housed in eighteen buildings including the Sterling Memorial Library, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the Center for Science and Social Science Information, and the Bass Library, it employs a dynamic and diverse staff of approximately five hundred who offer innovative and flexible services to library readers. For additional information on the Yale University Library, please visit the Library’s web site at www.library.yale.edu.

Technical Services
Within the University Library, Technical Services departments pursue a course of continual change and innovation in building integrated, university-wide information access systems. These systems are designed to provide readers timely access to new materials in all formats as well as a high-quality bibliographic record of Yale’s extraordinary library collections, which have developed over the last three centuries.

Salary and Benefits
We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country’s great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.

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About Melody Rood

Librarian at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC

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