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Job: Electronic Resources Librarian, Data Projects and Partnerships at North Carolina State University

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NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

ELECTRONIC RESOURCES LIBRARIAN, DATA PROJECTS AND PARTNERSHIPS

Entry-Level

  
The NCSU Libraries has a well-earned reputation for creating adventurous
library spaces and innovative services that delight today's students and
researchers. The D. H. Hill Library combines the best of tradition and
innovation, housing special collections and a beautiful gallery alongside
vibrant, experiential spaces such as the Learning Commons and Technology
Sandbox. The new James B. Hunt Jr. Library, located on NC State's Centennial
Campus, is an iconic building, a place where people gather to explore new ways
to research, learn, experiment, and collaborate. Designed as a working
incubator for educational technology, with dynamic video walls, computing and
visualization spaces, gaming and media labs, and group collaboration rooms,
the Hunt Library provides focused services for the Colleges of Engineering and
Textiles, while serving as a second "main library" for the NC State community.
If you are a person who would like to provide a new generation of library
users with everything they can imagine and more, consider applying for the
following position.

  
The NCSU Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of
Electronic Resources Librarian, Data Projects and Partnerships in the
Acquisitions and Discovery department. Established in 2012 through a merger of
acquisitions and cataloging, staff in this department collaborate across the
library and with the publishing community to support the collections life-
cycle including budget management, acquisitions, licensing, e-resource
management (ERM), and discovery for materials in all formats. The department
creates, transforms, and maintains data, in both MARC and non-MARC schema, to
facilitate discovery of high-value library resources. This position reports to
the Principal Cataloger.

  
Responsibilities

  
The Electronic Resources Librarian, Data Projects and Partnerships:

  
* Takes a lead role in describing and providing access to print, electronic, and manuscript resources, with a specialization in the Libraries' digital repository and userdiscovery systems.
  
* Oversees data operations across the Libraries' systems.
  
* As a member of the Data Projects & Partnerships Unit, manages projects, develops workflows, and trains staff
  
* Maintains close working relationships with content providers, vendors, and consortium partners
  
* Develops and analyzes statistical and management reports for the department and the Libraries
  
* Consults on metadata schema and workflows with staff engaged in repository and digital collections projects across the Libraries
  
* Identifies emerging trends and technologies in metadata management that have the potential for new and improved library services
  
* Participates in library planning, serves on library-wide committees, task forces, and teams
  
NCSU librarians are expected to be active professionally and to contribute to
developments in the field.

  
Required qualifications:

  
* ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent advanced degree in library or information science
  
* Knowledge of trends and practices in metadata creation and library discovery systems.
  
* Knowledge of applications of current and emerging technologies as they relate to metadata creation, manipulation, and use
  
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  
* Outstanding oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  
* Ability to work creatively and collaboratively in a team environment
  
* Evidence of ability for ongoing professional development and contribution
  
Preferred qualifications:

  
* Familiarity with trends and practices in serials and electronic resources cataloging
  
* Data analytics experience
  
* Experience working with non-MARC metadata, including XML-based schemas, especially Dublin Core, EAD/EAC, VRA Core
  
* Experience with institutional repository software environments, such as dSpace, DuraCloud, Fedora
  
  
  
The Libraries, the University, and the Area

  
The NCSU Libraries and its staff have won numerous awards, including the first
Association of College and Research Libraries' Excellence in Academic
Libraries Award, Library Journal's Librarian of the Year, Paraprofessional of
the Year, and six Movers and Shakers awards. The library system currently
consists of the D. H. Hill Library and branch libraries for design, natural
resources, textiles, and veterinary medicine, with the James B. Hunt Jr.
Library opening soon. With a staff of 260+ FTE, the Libraries has more than
4.5 million volumes in its collection, acquires more than 66,000 print and
electronic serials, and has a total annual budget of over $27 million, with
approximately $10 million allocated to collections. The Libraries is the host
site for NC LIVE, a multi-type library initiative making digital resources
accessible to North Carolina residents.

  
The NCSU Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the
Digital Library Federation, the Coalition for Networked Information, the
Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, the Council for Library
and Information Resources, and the Center for Research Libraries. Duke
University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Central University, and North Carolina State University form the Triangle
Research Libraries Network (TRLN), with combined resources exceeding 17
million volumes and collections budgets totaling more than $30 million.

  
Recognized as one of the nation's leading universities in science and
technology, with strong programs in the humanities and social sciences, NC
State offers degrees through the Colleges of Agriculture and Life Sciences,
Design, Education, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Management,
Natural Resources, Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Textiles, and
Veterinary Medicine. As the largest academic institution in the state, NC
State enrolls more than 34,000 students and offers doctoral degrees in 61
fields of study. The university is ranked third among all public universities
(without medical schools) in industry-sponsored research expenditures and has
more than 660 active patents. NC State is a national leader in networking
technologies and a charter member of the North Carolina Networking Initiative
(NCNI), an Internet2 initiative with the most advanced operational networking
system infrastructure in the nation.

  
North Carolina's Research Triangle of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill lies
between the mountains of the Blue Ridge and the shores of the Outer Banks
lies. One of the nation's premier concentrations of academic, corporate, and
public research, the area combines moderate year-round temperatures, rolling
hills, championship college athletics, and a rich diversity of cultural
events. The Triangle consistently ranks high on lists of desirable American
communities. Businessweek rated Raleigh as "the best American city" in 2011,
recent rankings by Forbes name the Triangle as the number-one place for
business and careers and as the number-two spot for young professionals.

  
Salary and Benefits

  
The Libraries offers a highly competitive salary in recognition of applicable
education and experience for this position. Librarians have non-tenure track
faculty status (without levels of rank). Benefits include:
24 days vacation, 12 days sick leave; State of NC preferred provider medical
insurance, and state, TIAA/CREF, or other retirement options. Additional and
optional dental, life, disability, deferred compensation, and legal plans are
offered. Tuition waiver program for all campuses of The University of North
Carolina is available. More benefits information is available at
http://www.ncsu.edu/human_resources/benefits/

  
Application process and schedule

  
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt; applications will be accepted
until finalist candidates are selected. Candidates are encouraged to apply as
soon as possible to receive full consideration. The nomination committee may
invite candidates for confidential, pre-interview screenings. Appointment
requires successful completion of background check. This position is available
immediately; start date is negotiable.

  
Applicants must apply through the NC State University online employment
website at https://jobs.ncsu.edu/. Search in the keyword box by position
number 00001570. Complete application, attach cover letter and resume, and
provide contact information for four current, professional references. For
assistance with this process contact NCSU Libraries Personnel Services Office
(919) 515-3522.

  
  
  
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

  
NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic
information

  
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and
interview process please call (919) 515-3148.



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