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Job: Manager/Librarian, Electronic Resources Management at University of Minnesota

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REQUIRED:

-- Master's degree from an American Library Association accredited library school or equivalent combination of advanced degree and relevant experience.  
-- Management/supervisory experience.  
-- Experience with e-resource management.  
-- Knowledge of trends and practices in e-resource management, including developments in e-content acquisition/licensing, workflow, access, and delivery.  
-- General knowledge of license negotiation.  
-- Knowledge of current and emerging technologies as they apply to library acquisitions, licensing, and other form of content provisioning.  
-- 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 contribution and development.  
  
PREFERRED:

-- Substantial management/supervisory experience in a team environment, preferably in technical services/collection development of a large academic/research library, scholarly publisher, or vendor.  
-- Substantial experience in e-resource management, licensing, acquisition, and management of e-content.  
-- Familiarity with trends and practices in serials and electronic resources acquisitions, cataloging/metadata.  
-- Experience in developing and managing consortial relationships and participating in vendor negotiations for consortial agreements.  
-- Experience with electronic library resource management / knowledgebase systems, OpenURL linking technologies, or authentication mechanisms, preferably experience with Ex Libris' library systems products such as Verde, SFX, Aleph, Primo, and Alma.  
-- Experience configuring, managing, or trouble-shooting web-based library resources.  
-- Demonstrated analytical problem solving skills and initiative.  
Duties/Responsibilities Under the guidance of department director, the Manager
leads the development of e-resource licensing and acquisitions planning and
operations for the Libraries. Specifically, the Manager:

--- Maintains awareness and applies knowledge of current technologies, trends, and best practices in electronic resource licensing, acquisition, discovery, scholarly communication, and the publishing industry to meet end-user expectations of electronic resource services.  
--- Maintains knowledge of developments in acquisition and electronic resources management systems and implement new technologies to improve efficiencies in management workflows, as well as processes that integrate e-resource discovery, access, and delivery processes for faculty, researchers, and students.  
--- Contributes to Library-wide initiatives that advance the Libraries' strategic programs and operational excellence, including implementation of Ex Libris' Alma.  
--- Contributes to developing the strategic direction for department and division by setting short and long term goals, planning, leading, or contributing to departmental and Libraries-wide priorities, and engaging staff, constituents, and stakeholders.  
  
- Provides overall management and supervision of the E-Resource Management unit:  
--- Hires, supervises, coaches and develops eight full-time ERM unit staff members.  
--- Promotes a creative and innovative approach to managing change that will foster creativity and productivity among staff.  
--- Manages overall e-resource acquisition and licensing workflow, including activation and testing of e-resources in SFX/Alma knowledgebase and A-Z database listing.  
--- In close cooperation with Collection Development staff and University counsel, facilitates the negotiation of access, pricing and other licensing terms with vendors, based on set principles and guidelines.  
--- Participates in the advisory function that oversees the development, evolution, and maintenance of guidelines for standard license terms.  
--- Participates in collection and reporting of usage statistics and e-resource assessment in coordination with related collection development and data management units.  
--- Maintains awareness of trends and best practices in e-resource acquisitions and access, applying them where appropriate.  
  
- Forges strong relationships with staff throughout the department, Libraries, University, and vendor/publishing industry to ensure robust access to electronic resources for Libraries and its users. Specifically, the Manager:  
--- Develops and implements policies, standards, goals and procedures to improve workflow in conjunction with other units in the department, Collection Development, Data Management and Access department, and other units and departments across the Libraries.  
--- Works with Libraries' Data & Technology staff to manage the EZProxy authentication service.  
--- Cultivates effective relationships with vendors.  
--- Communicates e-resource news & updates to library staff.  
  
- Contributes to the profession through scholarship and service to support achievement of continuous appointment. Specifically, the Manager:  
--- Participates in professional contribution and development activities through publication, committee work, and presentation at the national level.  
--- Participates in library-wide activities or projects through service on library and university committees and working groups.  
Program/Unit Description The University of Minnesota Libraries invites
applications and nominations for the position of Manager, E-Resources
Management unit. The ERM Manager ensures a strong planning and execution of
contemporary methods of licensing, procurement, access, and delivery of
Libraries' electronic resources, and leadership in developing future models
for these functions within an evolving environment. The successful candidate
will be an innovative manager who monitors trends and technologies in
e-resource management arena, develops operational strategy, and leads
collaborative initiatives with other departments in the Libraries and beyond
to enhance discovery and delivery of electronic resources to Libraries' users.

  
The E-Resource Management unit (ERM) is one of four units in the Acquisitions
and E-Resource Management (ARM) department within the newly-constituted
Content & Collections Division. The division coalesces existing and emerging
functions associated with the full life cycle of knowledge resources in
support of the academic programs of the University. The ARM department is
responsible for acquiring materials in all formats, negotiating license
agreements working with the Collection Development Officer,
activating/describing and maintaining access points to facilitate discovery of
the Libraries' resources from an overall content and collections budget of
approximately $14.7 million. The ERM Manager reports to the Director of
Acquisitions and E-Resource Management department.

Within these contexts, the ERM unit (consisting of 8FTE), is responsible for
initiating new licenses, ordering, receipting/activation, managing renewals
and invoice payment, routine cataloging, and order maintenance of all
electronic resources, including print component of print+online subscription
packages. The ERM unit is also responsible for batch loading of e-books/EDI
records, and the management of Demand Driven Acquisition (DDA) processes. The
ERM Manager and unit will be instrumentally involved in the implementation of
Ex Libris Alma in 2013, as the University of Minnesota is one of the largest
institutions in the Alma North American Early Adopter Program.

  
Institutional Context:

  
The University Libraries are an integral part of campus life and a significant
contributor of resources and programs within the metropolitan area, the state,
and beyond, and were the recipient of the 2009 Association of College and
Research Libraries Excellence in Academic Libraries award. The Libraries
provide a highly collaborative environment, distinguished by new models for
teaching/learning, research support and scholarly communication; innovative
web development, significant collaborative digital library development,
programs of process improvement and organizational development, and a record
of innovative partnerships. Outreach is strengthened by unparalleled
infrastructure for resource sharing and information access within the state
and region provided by the University Libraries-based Minitex program, which
supports the Minnesota Digital Library. The Libraries are a member of the
Association of Research Libraries, the Committee on Institutional Cooperation
(CIC) Center for Library Initiatives, the Center for Research Libraries, the
Digital Library Federation, and the Coalition for Networked Information, and
are a founding partner in the HathiTrust.

Application Instructions This is a full-time, 12-month, continuous appointment
track academic/professional appointment at the Assistant or Associate
Librarian rank. The Libraries offer a competitive salary commensurate with
experience. Excellent benefits and substantial moving allowance.

  
Please apply online via the Employment System at

https://employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=109535

  
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position
is filled. Submit a letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses,
telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three current professional
references. Please identify cover letter with UL299.

  
Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a
background verification.



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