Head, Electronic and Continuing Resources #22453
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Application Review Date
The Next Review Date for this job is: 12/21/2016
This position exists within the Acquisitions Unit of The Library and manages 5 FTE staff in the Electronic and Continuing Resources Unit. This unit encompasses print serials receiving, claiming, and records management, as well as the establishment and trouble-shooting of access to online resources. Working under the direction of the Head of Acquisitions, uses advanced professional library concepts to serve as head of the Acquisitions Electronic And Continuing Resources Unit and to resolve highly complex issues in the following areas: electronic resources consortial acquisitions; maintenance of the open URL link resolver instance and electronic access problems; design, implementation, data population, and ongoing management of the ERMS as part of the Library’s Integrated Library System; and print serials receiving and claiming. Duties and assignments are defined by overall objectives and involve a high level of complexity in functional/subject area specialization or coordination. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Work is performed independently under general consultative leadership.
Leads a team of staff library professionals and/or assistants in managing the operations of the Electronic and Continuing Resources Unit. This position ensures adequate staffing, prompt processing of materials and activation of new e-resources, efficient resolution of access problems and print subscription claims, and the management of an Electronic Resources Management System. Recommends Unit staffing numbers and classification levels, implements Unit personnel actions: determines Unit procedures, workflows, schedules, goals, and priorities. Manages Unit GA and student budget and recommends training, software, and tools for staff use.
Serves as Berkeley’s Acquisitions Liaison to the California Digital Library. Serves as project manager for Berkeley’s openURL link resolver instances. Resolves electronic access problems; complex problems with serial and electronic orders and invoices; and performs other project-based work as needed. Also serves on Library-wide committees helping to develop policy relating to serials and electronic resources.
Analyzes, evaluates, interprets and revises or proposes revisions to established print and electronic serial processing guidelines within scope of assigned responsibilities.
Serials Processing: Oversees the Createsion of documentation for serials processing procedures and functions, in both print and electronic format, setting goals and priorities for area of responsibility.
Salary & Benefits
How To Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Application materials can be submitted at http://jobs.berkeley.edu
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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