Job no: 496246
Department: King Library
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Status: Full Time
Job Summary: Miami University Libraries seeks an innovative, tech-savvy, and detail-oriented colleague for the role of Electronic Resources Librarian in the Access & Borrow Department (A&B). The position will provide leadership for electronic and continuing resources. This is an opportunity to reinvent and rebuild Electronic Resources Management services and tasks to maximize departmental resources. In conjunction with subject librarians, Strategic Procurement, and the Office of the General Counsel, the Electronic Resources Librarian will provide leadership in reviewing and negotiating digital resources licenses to ensure compliance with established federal and state guidelines, including copyright and accessibility. Other responsibilities include overseeing e-resource lifecycles, record batchloads, usage data collection and analysis, and coordinating serials review.
The new hire will administer a 3.5 million dollar budget, have primary oversight over electronic resource and serial workflows, supervise two classified staff, and contribute to libraries’ instruction and training programs. The position carries responsibilities for scholarly activities and professional service for promotion and continuing contract. The new hire reports to the A&B Department Head. A&B provides the materials (physical, virtual, and spatial) which fuel learning. The department combines technical services (acquisitions, cataloging, serials, e-resources, discovery) and access services (circulation, reserves, document delivery).
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