The Electronic Resources & Collection Development Librarian is responsible for the interrelated areas of electronic resources management and acquisitions, and participates in collection development, in consultation with the Collection Development Committee and other Library staff.
The Electronic Resources & Collection Development Librarian:
- Serves as the point person for electronic resource collection development for all legal jurisdictions including selecting new resources, writing policies, and consulting with Law faculty as appropriate, in collaboration with the Collection Development Committee librarians and staff.
- Responsible for continuing resources management, including identifying and resolving problems relating to complex electronic serials, databases, and subscriptions.
- Responsible for licensing, managing, and problem-solving for new and existing electronic resources.
- Implements review and signature processes;
- Monitors existing license expirations and renewals;
- Creates and links license, vendor, order, bibliographic, and resource records;
- Manages the Library proxy server, administers passwords, and resolves electronic resource outages;
- Communicates with vendors and arranges trials;
- Compiles statistical reports;
- Orders, registers, and activates new electronic resources
- Participates in print and microform collection development including selection of new material, weeding the existing collection, and writing policies in collaboration with other Librarians and Library staff.
- Participates in Library Management System maintenance as a member of the LMS Committee.
- Participates in evening and weekend rotation at the Law Library Reference Desk.
- Serves as a member of committees and working groups.
- Other responsibilities as assigned.
Supervision Received: General supervision is received from the Assistant Director.
Supervision Exercised: This position may supervise librarians and/or staff.
Salary: $53,000 minimum, salary dependent on education and experience plus benefits worth 28% of salary.
Available: Applications accepted until February 15, 2017. To be considered all documents must be received by February 28, 2017.
A complete application requires the following documents:
- Cover letter
- Names and contact information for three professional references; indicate professional relationship with each
- A list of all post-secondary schools attended
- Copies of transcripts for all post-secondary schools attended; official transcripts are not required
To apply: Email to Search Committee, University of Michigan Law Library, firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Application documents 1-4 combined into one PDF document
- Copies of all post-secondary transcripts combined into a second PDF document
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.