Provides leadership in managing the life cycle of electronic resources. Work collaboratively with the Content Delivery Librarian in supporting liaison librarians for outreach and scholarship. The incumbent is also responsible for license negotiation and maintaining positive and beneficial professional relationships with vendors.
1.Create and maintain accurate records. Practice sound internal control of University property including financial and purchasing activities. Provide excellent communications and customer service to the University and external communities.
2.Assist users in discovering and accessing library resources. Safeguard legal and ethical use of library resources. Analyze and organize information and technology resources in order to meet users’ needs.
3.Initiate proactive problem solving and advocate for solutions that promote transformative learning experiences. Contribute to University and library planning and the establishment of policies and procedures; keep abreast of and follow pertinent policies. Act as a project manager for library initiatives that includes establishing routines, priorities, and workflow, verifying work, and coordinating other staff, as assigned.
4.Encourage and support colleagues, students, and faculty by engaging in intra- and inter-departmental events, programs, and initiatives. Report equipment, security, and repair needs in the library through efficient and effective communication to appropriate parties.
5.Conduct and report on project based research and assessment for administrative, instructional, and informational purposes.
6.Performs other duties assigned.
Required Qualifications:Master’s degree in library and/or information science from an ALA-accredited program or a related graduate degree.
Demonstrated organizational, analytical, decision-making, problem-solving and planning skills
Computer literate and technologically adept.
Proficiency in MS Office Suite, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel.
Proficiency in Windows Operating System and file management.
Preferred Qualifications:Professional experience in knowledge management involving electronic resource
Knowledge and ability for license review and negotiation
Knowledge of the new scholarly communication climate and initiatives
Staff supervisory experience
Experience working with Voyager Acquisition module and ProQuest ERM system
Experience creating statistical reports and managing usage data
Project planning and management skills
Ability to lead, cultivate, and empower staff
Time management skills
Ability to work collegially and collaboratively with people of diverse backgrounds.
Customer service skills
Ability to communicate effectively, including excellent interpersonal skills as well as verbal and written skills
Ability to pay attention to detail
Ability to transfer and apply knowledge and experience to new situations
Ability to follow through on projects
Ability to analyze situations and make sound decisions
Collaboration and coordination skills
Ability to excel in a “perpetual beta” environment, with frequent change and intelligent risk-taking
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type and major.
This is a non-tenure track position.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: Yes