The J. Murrey Atkins Library at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking a Non-Serial Electronic Resources Management librarian who will research, determine and implement workflow, policies and procedures to expeditiously acquire, catalog and provide access to non-serial library resources, primarily electronic resources.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a rapidly growing research intensive University offering over 25,000 students a variety of undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs in seven academic colleges. UNC Charlotte’s Atkins Library is a comprehensive research library with over 110,000 serial titles and an annual budget of over $10 million.
UNC Charlotte is located in the largest city in North Carolina, a beautiful southern city of 750,000 with over 1.5 million in the greater metropolitan area, in one of the fastest growing regions in the country. Located on a 1,000 acre wooded campus, the University is accessible to the city’s performing arts and cultural and sports events and to recreational lakes.
- Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent from a program accredited by the American Library Association.
- Minimum of three years of post-Master’s degree professional experience in an academic setting or research library.
- Work experience in electronic acquisitions related to electronic formats and cataloging, technical support, and response to user requirements for access.
- Knowledge of and/or experience with multiple aspects of Library Science including electronic resource management, staff supervision, collection management, selection of resources, budgeting, collaboration with professional librarians, faculty, staff, students and the larger community.
- Expert knowledge of MARC format and cataloging rules including AACR2, RDA, LCSH, LCCN, and a national bibliographic utility such as OCLC; and familiarity with FRBR.
- Proficient in utilizing information technology tools, including advanced functions of Microsoft Office, MarcEdit; advanced skills with Excel and Query Language for database creation and utilization; and familiarity with XML.
- Experience with an integrated library system, preferably OCLC WorldShare Management Services and/or III Millennium; experience with tools related to the loading and integration of MARC records and KBART; and familiarity with OCLC Connexion, Cataloger’s Desktop and Classification Web.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
Responsibilities include oversight for non-serial resources including: licensing, workflow development, cataloging policy, training, support for external and internal users, vendor negotiations, platform and content review, selection decisions, budgeting processes, potential for supervision of staff performing data management and maintenance in this area.
ADDITIONAL PREFERRED EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, TRAINING/EDUCATION:
- Evidence of professional growth potential through publication, professional activities, or other contributions to the field
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to work collaboratively in a diverse team environment
- Ability to work effectively in an organization in which change is both necessary and constant
- Reports to the Associate University Librarian for Collection Development and Electronic Resources
- Excellent benefits package, including 24 days annual leave, 12 days sick leave, and 12 University holidays (see http://hr.uncc.edu/benefits for more information)
- Salary: $50,000 Minimum (competitive and dependent upon relevant experience and abilities)
ONLY ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED: https://jobs.uncc.edu/
(Search Faculty Vacancies – Position #8616)
The following Application Materials must be attached to your electronic submission:
- Cover letter
- Names (including titles and company/institutions), addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 professional references.
The Search Committee will not contact references without contacting the candidate first and verifying permission.
The review of applications will begin immediately. Apply as soon as possible for full consideration. Anticipated start date is September 1, 2013. Appointment requires successful completion of background check. Members of minority groups and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply for this position. AA/EOE
For further details about Atkins Library, please consult our web site: http://library.uncc.edu.
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.