Salary and Terms: Assistant Professor; full-time, nine
month* tenure-track position. Salary placement is based on
evaluation and experience. Date of appointment is August

Application Deadline: Priority consideration will be given
to applications received by April 1, 2013.

Position Description: Responsible for critical pieces of
the collection life cycle (selection, acquisitions, licensing, weeding,
preservation) specifically, responsible for ordering and receiving all library
materials including processing and reconciliation of payments, preparing
appropriate reports and statistics, and monitoring the materials budget using
the ALEPH Acquisitions and Serials modules. Manages and maintains electronic
resources including A-Z list, link resolver, EZ Proxy, and
ERM. Manages relationships with vendors, publishers and
interface providers, and responsible for monitoring licensing and negotiating
with vendors. The librarian is expected to participate in
committees and projects within the library and beyond and to be actively
engaged in the profession in order to identify emerging trends, practices, and
standards that have potential for new and improved collection and e-resources
management. The librarian will participate in the library's
instruction program, providing instruction sessions as
requested. Shared Reference duties will include some
weekend, evening, and summer session hours.


Required Qualifications:

Masters in Library Science, ALA-accredited

3 years post MLS experience in an academic library

Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills

Instruction experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with acquisitions and electronic resources management within ILS
acquisitions and serials module

Experience dealing with vendors

Experience working with an ERM (electronic resource
management system) and linker software

Experience with MnPALS and Minitex,

Instruction experience

Supervisory experience

Ability to handle multiple priorities and projects

Demonstrated evidence of initiative and self-direction

Excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills

Application Data: Letter of application addressing position
qualifications, vita, and transcripts should be attached to your
application. To apply for this position, please complete
the online application process at
eogov.cfm. Additional
information on Southwest Minnesota State University can be found at: Information about the Library may be found at

Southwest Minnesota State University is a member of the Minnesota State
Colleges and Universities System and is an equal opportunity educator and
employer. The University is committed to affirmative
recruitment and encourages applications from women, persons of color, and
persons with disabilities. Applicants must be able to
lawfully accept employment in the United States. Requests
for reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application and/or
interview process should be made to the Affirmative Action Office,
507-537-6208. For TTY communications, contact Minnesota
Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529. This vacancy notice is
available in alternative format upon request.

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