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Electronic Resources Librarian, Assistant/Associate Professor (FY22-091)

Employer
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Location
Library and Information Services

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Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Faculty Position FY22-091
March 4, 2022

Position Title
Electronic Resources Librarian, Assistant/Associate Professor

Hiring Unit
Library and Information Services

Job Description/Responsibilities
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Library and Information Services invites applications from dynamic, proactive, and service-oriented candidates for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian. Reporting to the Interim Dean, the Electronic Resources Librarian (ERL} will successfully manage the operations for acquiring, licensing and accessing all electronic resources, including trials for prospective purchases. The ERL is responsible for electronic resource data analysis and dissemination. This position provides leadership in developing, documenting, and implementing policies and procedures related to electronic resources, creates and communicates cost analysis, and communicates with vendors. In addition, the ERL manages user access to electronic resources using Exlibris Alma/Primo VE, and resolves access problems, responds directly to user inquiries, and performs troubleshooting and regular maintenance, and coordinates user communication with subject liaisons.

Working closely with the Acquisitions LOA, Business Administrative Associate, and Access, Discovery, & Systems librarians, the Electronic Resources Librarian will chair the Collections Analysis and Strategy Committee (or any successor committee}. This committee works with all library faculty in acquiring and managing purchased and open access resources and in compiling and analyzing usage data.

The successful applicant will be required to participate in the University's mandatory tenure and promotion review process that assesses, on a yearly basis, each individual's performance in teaching (librarianship), professional service (LIS, university, regional, or national), and scholarly research (related to librarianship and information science and/or other area chosen by the individual).

Terms of Appointment
Assistant or Associate Professor, 12-month continuing contract, tenure-track position.

Salary
Minimum of $55,000. Negotiable dependent upon credentials and experience. We welcome early career librarians. Salary is dependent upon post-MLS experience and credentials. Excellent benefits program.

Minimum Qualifications
-MLS from an American Library Association-accredited library/information school;
-Demonstrated knowledge of acquisitions related to electronic resources and familiarity with selection, budgeting, vendors and other content providers;
-Knowledge of and practical experience with all aspects of the electronic resources' lifecycle and management;
-Knowledge or coursework in licensing and managing access to electronic resources;
-Demonstrated project management and organizational skills;
-Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially in a production-oriented environment;
-Strong service commitment, through teamwork and responsiveness to clients;
-Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications
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Two (2) years of experience in an academic library.
-Working knowledge of the Ex Libris Alma/primo VE integrated library system/discovery platform;
-Working knowledge of the Springshare suite of library applications;
-Working knowledge of EBSCO's OpenAthens access management service;
-Familiarity with electronic resource management applications or software;
-Experience with scholarly communication and library publishing trends.

Source of Funds
State

Application Process
To apply for this position, please submit a letter of application, a page long DEIA statement that details your knowledge, track-record and ideas for advancing DEIA in academia, curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references, and transcripts in one PDF via email to: [email protected]

Application Deadline
All application materials must be received by May 15, 2022.

Additional information regarding the Library and University can be found at the web site: http://www.siue.edu/lovejoylibrary/

SIUE is a state university. Benefits under state-sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. As an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce, we will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. For more on our State of Diversity, visit SIUE Mission, Goals and Plans

The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://www.siue.edu/securityreport. The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.” For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, 1-618-650-2536.

Dual Career Support for New Faculty
The Career Development Center has partnered with SIUE's Toward an Inclusive Model of Excellence project to provide a variety of career services and resources to partners of new faculty who have relocated to the Greater St. Louis area. Visit them online at: Dual Career Support

Organization

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live.

Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land and only 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of more than 13,000 individuals and 2,300 faculty and staff. The city of Edwardsville is consistently cited as one of the top cities in Illinois for families, based on several factors, including affordability, green spaces, excellent schools, low crime rate, financial stability and philanthropic spirit.

SIUE is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as well as more than 30 additional accrediting agencies. In January 2019, SIUE was reclassified by The Carnegie Commission on Higher Education to the newly created doctoral/professional universities category. Fully certified at the Division I level by the NCAA, SIUE is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference and the Mid-American Conference (MAC) (men’s soccer & wrestling).

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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. As an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce, we will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status.  For more on our State of Diversity, visit SIUE Mission, Goals and Plans 

The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://www.siue.edu/securityreport. The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.” For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, 1-618-650-2536.

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Telephone
6186502190
Location
Office of Human Resources
Campus Box 1040
Edwardsville
IL
62026
United States
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