Reese Library, Georgia Regents University (GRU) Libraries
Reese Library of Georgia Regents University invites applications for the position of Content Management Librarian. The primary focus of this non-tenure track faculty position is the management of content, including metadata, collection development, acquisitions, cataloging, and serials. The position serves as chair of the Content Management unit, supervising one Serials/Electronic Resources Librarian, one Special Collections/Archives Librarian, and two full-time staff members.
• American Library Association (ALA)-accredited Master’s degree in library science
• Minimum of three years professional post-MLS experience
• Prior experience with metadata standards in a digital environment, such as RDA, EAD, FRBR
• Management experience
• Collection Development experience
• Experience with the Ex Libris Voyager system and the EBSCO discovery tool
• Ability to generate and analyze statistical reports and make evidence-based recommendations
• Evidence of ability to meet university standards in librarianship, publication, research, and service
• Reference experience
The Content Management Librarian will provide strategic direction for, oversee, and be responsible for all content purchased, organized, and made available to library users on the primarily undergraduate campus of an evolving, comprehensive research university. The position will be responsible for staffing the unit, supervising and evaluating a unit of two librarians and two staff members, and will report directly to the head of Reese Library. As leader and coordinator for collection development, the Content Management Librarian will oversee the acquisitions budget, make final decisions regarding purchases recommended by liaison librarians, and provide policy development and planning. The librarian will manage metadata processes for the library, working with other units on digital projects in an institutional repository environment; manage a small quantity of original cataloging and manage all acquisition processes; supervise a Special Collections/Archives Librarian and provide content management support for the unit; prepare statistical reports for assessment efforts; serve as a liaison librarian to one or more academic units, including some instruction; and support programs for digitization of library materials.
The Content Management Librarian is expected to be active professionally in regional and national associations, will contribute to the professional literature, and will participate in shared governance.
Salary and Benefits:
This position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure track). Benefits include a competitive health package, TIAA/CREF, and other retirement options. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.