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Electronic Resources & Serials Librarian - Samford University - Birmingham, AL

JOB SUMMARY

Samford University’s Beeson Law Library invites individuals interested in serving in a Christian university environment to apply for the position of Electronic Resources & Serials Librarian. The position will manage all aspects of electronic resources and serials including original and complex copy cataloging; maintaining print and e-resource holdings in the ILS using the electronic resource management system (ERMS), Excel, MarcEdit, and other tools; and working with vendors to manage access and content issues. This position is a 12-month, nonā€tenure track faculty appointment. The University offers competitive salaries with a generous benefits package.
 
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

The Electronic Resources & Serials Librarian will manage all aspects of electronic resources and serials including original and complex copy cataloging; maintaining and updating print and e-resource holdings in the ILS using the electronic resource management system (ERMS), Excel, MarcEdit, and other tools; and working with vendors to manage access and content issues involving database link resolution, the ILS, and external resources.

The Beeson Law Library’s primary patrons are the faculty, students, and staff of the Cumberland School of Law, with law librarians being non-tenured/non-tenured track voting members of the Samford University faculty and attending law faculty meetings, but not voting at such meetings. The Beeson Law Library also serves the legal information needs of all Samford University faculty, students, and staff.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

Qualified candidates will have a Master’s degree in Library Science or Library and Information Studies or related degree from an ALA-accredited and regionally accredited institution. The successful candidate should have experience in cataloging and metadata creation. Candidates should have a working knowledge of AACR2, RDA, LCSH, LC classification, MARC bibliographic and authority formats; familiarity with a bibliographic utility, preferably OCLC; and with an integrated library system (the Library currently uses III’s Sierra).

JOB APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS 

For the complete job description and application process, please visit: https://www.samford.edu/employee/faculty-employment-opportunities/Electronic-Resources-and-Serials-Librarian-Beeson-Law-Library-12-month-NTT.pdf