Electronic Resources Access and Discovery Librarian

J.Y. Joyner Library & William E. Laupus Health Sciences LibraryEast Carolina University East Carolina University (ECU) seeks an innovative, collaborative, and user-focused individual to fill the newly-created position of Electronic Resources Access and Discovery Librarian.

The individual in this position will serve as an integral member of a team of librarians and staff at ECU’s Joyner and Laupus Libraries committed to effectively managing the Libraries’ growing e-resource collections (including e-journals, e-books, multimedia, and databases).The position will provide expertise in the coordination of electronic resources by ensuring that e-resource access is activated and that the Libraries’ interfaces for e-resource access and discovery are optimized to meet the needs of ECU users.

The position will report to Joyner Library’s Head of Electronic and Continuing Resources Acquisitions. The initial appointment is a one-year fixed term faculty contract; subsequent renewal may be fixed term or tenure track depending on the successful completion of the initial first year contract. Finalists will be asked to make a presentation during the on-campus interview. Rank and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and professional achievement (minimum of $42,000).

For a complete job announcement and application instructions, see http://www.ecu.edu/cs-lib/administration/facpos.cfm or contact:   Search CommitteeElectronic Resources Access and Discovery LibrarianMs. Mary Sweatte, Library Personnel Administrator2400 Joyner Library, Mail Stop 516East Carolina UniversityGreenville, NC 27858-4353 Review of applications will begin October 7, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. East Carolina University is dedicated to sustaining a diverse workforce and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.  Beth Ketterman, MLSCollection Development & E-Resources LibrarianLaupus Health Sciences Library East Carolina UniversityGreenville, NC  27834252.744.3056www.ecu.edu/laupuslibrary

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