Resource Management Librarian

Location
Lawrenceville, GA
Posted
Oct 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Position Statement:


Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 31st member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. With a current enrollment of over 12,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 13,000 students in 2017, including both residential and commuter students. GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 850,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.



Position Title:
Resource Management Librarian

Opened Date:
10/05/2018


Job Category:
Faculty

Department:
Library - 6010110

Division:
Academic Affairs

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume, Unofficial Transcript 1
Description:


Reporting to the Head of Collections, the Resource Management Librarian (RML) is responsible for providing resource and access data management expertise. The RML will participate in the department's team approach to cataloging print, multi-media, and electronic resources, and the maintenance and development of the online catalog. The RML will help to evaluate and improve departmental procedures and policies, and to conduct long-range planning. Dependent upon future growth and development, the RML may supervise staff. The RML will play a key role in the Collections Department's successful completion of its charge to acquire and organize information resources to support the curriculum and mission of Georgia Gwinnett College.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assists in managing the cataloging and processing of library resources
  • Directly performs cataloging or catalog maintenance tasks as needed
  • Responsible for providing access to electronic resources
  • Oversees management of Serials
  • Assists with development and maintenance of the online catalog
  • Reviews and edits the copy-cataloging prepared by department staff and other librarians; spotchecks physical processing
  • Works with the Head of Collections to maintain departmental documentation, produce reports, and provide collection usage statistics and resource assessment
  • Manages day-to-day access functions
  • Reports, responds to, investigates, and resolves performance issues related to access and maintenance of electronic resources
  • Directs data management for acquisition and access to electronic resources, including ILS record management, possible ERM data management, and local electronic resources and database records
  • Resolves complex problems related to orders, renewals, and access
  • Participates in developing and documenting policies, workflows, and procedures
  • Pursues professional growth and development
  • Serves as a liaison to a discipline
  • Performs other duties as assigned




Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate Degree in ALA-accredited or BOR-approved Master's Degree in Library or Information Science
  • Working knowledge of national cataloging standards including MARC format, AACR2 and Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Knowledge of automated integrated library systems
  • A demonstrated interest in electronic resources through coursework, internships, assistantships, or work experience
  • Knowledge and proficiency with online library systems, spreadsheets and databases
  • Knowledge of online Serials/Cataloging systems
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a commitment to customer service
  • Effective organization, time management, and communication skills
  • Ability to work cooperatively and flexibly with a variety of staff in a rapidly changing environment
  • Knowledge of basic library procedures, methods, and techniques
  • High degree of facility with computers in a Windows environment
  • Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with library users, faculty, and staff
  • Demonstrated experience in working independently and as part of a team
  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience demonstrating organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Minimum of 2 years of Librarian experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with serials acquisitions and cataloging
  • Knowledge of database applications, and manipulating large datasets
  • Experience with e-journal and e-book management issues
  • Knowledge of serials publishers and vendors
  • Experience in cataloging monographs as well as electronic resources
  • Awareness of emerging standards for resource description
  • Experience with digital content management
  • Experience using Ex Libris integrated library system, Alma, and OCLC's Connexion software




Position Disclosure:


Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. Georgia is an open records state.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Position may require local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.



Position Status:
Full-Time

FLSA:
Exempt

PI104840746

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