Trinity University seeks applications from energetic, innovative librarians
for its E-Content Analysis and Assessment Librarian position. This position
will be responsible for developing and implementing assessment initiatives
to support data-informed decisions related to the evaluation of electronic
resources. In addition, s/he will provide leadership in identifying,
licensing, acquiring, and trialing electronic resources and print serials.
Other responsibilities include communicating with service providers, staff
training, and participating in professional and scholarly activities as a
This position is responsible for the following duties:
• Gathers, analyzes, and distributes data from a variety of sources
to assess electronic resources.
• Collaborates as a member of a team involved in the ordering,
renewal, licensing, record maintenance, and assessment of electronic
• Develops reports with a variety of assessment metrics on the
relevancy and usage of the library’s materials to facilitate collection
• Oversees and manages new purchases of electronic resources.
• Analyzes the details of consortia renewals and package deals.
• Communicates information about library’s print and electronic
subscriptions with vendors, publishers, and library staff.
• Assists with the administration of Innovative's Electronic Resource
Management module and other utilities.
The E-Content Analysis and Assessment Librarian offers the Head of
Discovery Services recommendations and suggestions relevant to his or her
responsibilities; stays current with trends in academic libraries and
higher education; participates in the life of the campus by serving on
faculty committees, governing bodies, task forces, and so forth. Trinity
University librarians serve as liaisons to academic departments and this
position may engage in collection development and library instruction in
assigned subject areas. This is an entry-level, full-time, twelve-month,
tenure-track position at assistant professor rank reporting to the Head of
Discovery Services. The successful applicant will exhibit qualities
necessary to meet the requirements for tenure and promotion (departmental
criteria in job performance, scholarly or research achievement, and service
to the university and the profession).
ALA-accredited MLS in library or information science.
Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication skills.
Aptitude for detail oriented work, including strong analytical and problem
Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative, service-oriented, and
Evidence of experience with research-level electronic resources.
Demonstrated experience with issues and practices involved in the
acquisition and maintenance of e-resources collections, including knowledge
of licensing, consortia, and publisher practices and trends.
Demonstrated skills in statistical analysis and spreadsheet programs.
Experience using library management and electronic resources systems such
as Innovative Interfaces Millennium and ERM software.
To apply: visit http://lib.trinity.edu/lib2/jobs.php to view the complete
job description and application information.
Associate Professor/Head of Discovery Services
San Antonio, Texas
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