Madison, WI; Electronic Resources Management Librarian, UW-Madison Libraries

The UW-Madison Libraries are seeking an innovative, collaborative, creative and dynamic individual to participate in managing the electronic resources life cycle and enable access to and discoverability of electronic resources. This position will be part of a newly formed Electronic Resources Management team at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries. This is an exciting opportunity to grow professionally and contribute to the success of a preeminent research university library.

For more information and to apply for the position please click on the following link: PVL# 91401-AS

A cover letter and resume are required. All applications must be submitted through the UW-Madison jobs website. The deadline to apply is August 16, 2017.

Required Qualifications
– Demonstrated understanding, through experience and/or coursework, of electronic resource life cycle activities and the electronic resource environment in an academic library or library consortial setting
– Demonstrated ability to set priorities, exercise flexibility in meeting objectives, and effectively manage multiple projects and assignments
– Excellent interpersonal, analytical, organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills, including evidence of ability to work collegially and collaboratively within and across organizations
– Demonstrated understanding of the complex, ever-changing electronic publishing environment and library marketplace
– Proficiency with spreadsheet and word processing software, such as MS Word and Excel

Preferred Qualifications
– Experience with Acquisitions operations in an integrated library system
– Experience in developing, analyzing, and documenting workflows and procedures
– Familiarity with and/or experience with one or more of the following: electronic resources management systems, cataloging/metadata, link resolver software, library discovery systems, proxy configurations
– Ability to use relational database programs such as MS Access
– Demonstrated proficiency in data gathering, including usage statistics, and analysis techniques to support assessment activities and statistical analysis
POSITION SUMMARY:
The University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks an innovative, collaborative, creative and dynamic individual to serve as an Electronic Resources Management Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Electronic Resources, this position will be part of a newly formed Electronic Resources Management Team, and will assist in the acquisition, management, and delivery of electronic resources for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries. This is an exciting opportunity to grow professionally and contribute to the success of an ARL library at a major research university.

This position is responsible for providing varied levels of support for management of the e-resource life cycle and the discovery of and access to electronic resources. This will be accomplished through a range of activities; duties may include processing new orders for electronic resources, assisting with licensing, aiding in the management of electronic journal, e-book, streaming video, and database subscriptions, activating online access for electronic resources, trouble-shooting technical and subscription-related access problems, and actively working and communicating with vendor/publishers/library staff concerning electronic resources.

The Libraries at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are dedicated to the practices of social justice, diversity, equality, and respect among our staff, students, collections, and services. We strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society and embrace diverse points of view as assets to the fabric of our community. All positions will be called on to contribute to building this environment, and we encourage candidates to apply who share these values.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is long established as a preeminent public research university. The impact and achievements from the research, teaching and service conducted by its faculty, staff and students are far-reaching and global in scope. The University today is fully engaged in educational innovation.

The UW-Madison Libraries is one of the ten largest public university library systems in the United States. The libraries on the campus of UW-Madison reflect the breadth and comprehensiveness of the University’s highly ranked schools, colleges, departments, centers and institutes and are a highly-valued partner in teaching, research and learning at the university. Campus library collections are coordinated through the leadership of the General Library System (GLS), which provides technical infrastructure, support for acquisitions, and the integration of campus library services. The GLS spends more than $11 million per year on collection materials of which approximately $9 million is spent on electronic resources.

CONTACT:
Anne Murphy-Lom
anne.murphylom@wisc.edu
608-262-2768
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:
A cover letter and resume are required. All applications must be submitted through the UW-Madison job application system. Contact Anne Murphy-Lom with any questions.

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