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University Librarian - Online

Florida
FULL TIME

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About Us:

At Expert Education Consultants, we pride ourselves on empowering entrepreneurs and visionaries to bring their educational dreams to life. Through our bespoke consulting services, we guide clients in establishing and managing private educational institutions that shape the leaders of tomorrow.

Position Overview:

Reporting to the CAO, the University Librarian will oversee collection acquisition and development, budgeting, staff, library services, physical space, information technology adoption and development, website development, and strategic planning. The ideal candidate will be a collegial, visionary, experienced leader, with the proven ability to manage, develop, and forward the strategic vision of an academic research library, while successfully implementing operational details and managing staff.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day-to-day life cycle of electronic resources, including licensing, activation, discovery, access, and maintenance.
  • Manage, review, and negotiate licenses to reach favorable pricing and licensing terms.
  • Activate new acquisitions in the knowledgebase.
  • Maintain linking to electronic resources.
  • Ensure the accuracy of holdings, licensing, and vendor information.
  • Investigate and troubleshoot electronic resources access issues, and provide expert support to ensure ongoing usability and accessibility.
  • Actively collaborate with the Chief Academic Officer on current and future electronic resources collection strategies.
  • Develop, document, recommend, and implement new approaches and workflows to the management of e-resources in order to facilitate the seamless delivery of information to students, faculty, and staff.
  • Collect, analyze, and report the usage data of electronic resources to help guide collectiondevelopment and acquisitions decisions.
  • Collaborate with consortial partners on statewide and shared collections and effectively manage them and make them available to users.
  • Assist in renewing online journal packages, databases, e-book collections, and streaming media.
  • Train students and academic staff to assist with e-resources management.
  • Serve as a library faculty liaison to one academic department.
  • Serve on library, university, regional, state, and/or professional organization committees.
  • Establish and sustain a program of high quality research and/or creative accomplishments appropriate to electronic resources and collection management.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate will bring a combination of expertise and experience from both the academic discipline and library/information sciences. A graduate degree is expected, whether that is an advanced degree in a related discipline along with extensive library experience, or an MLIS with a combination of relevant library and academic experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of key trends in library science, including the ability to evaluate emerging technologies.
  • Demonstrated success in recruiting, leading, and managing library staff, including instituting professional development opportunities.
  • Superb written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience with budgeting, financial management, and resource allocation.
  • Demonstrated success in fostering diversity and inclusion.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of special collections and university archives.

Job Type: Part-time

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Pay: $14.45 - $39.43 per hour

Expected hours: 2 – 10 per week

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • Do you have a Masters of librarian systems information management

Education:

  • Master's (Required)

Ability to Commute:

  • Florida (Preferred)

Work Location: Remote

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