Electronic Resources Librarian

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number FAECC715
Advertised Title Electronic Resources Librarian
Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN)
Position Number 016758
Category Full-Time Faculty
Department University Libraries
Position Summary

This faculty position provides leadership and direction for the development, delivery, and assessment of the University Libraries’ collection of electronic resources. As a member of the University Libraries’ faculty, he/she participates in the Libraries’ Collection Development Program, participates in the User Instruction Program, participates in staffing the Research and Information Services (RIS) Desk, and serves as Liaison Librarian to one or more assigned department(s).

Combining his/her theoretical and practical knowledge of library principles and practice with his/her technical expertise, he/she provides advice and guidance on the management and support of electronic resources to other Libraries’ faculty and staff. He/she takes steps to incorporate new and emerging techniques and technologies into the program. The Electronic Resources Librarian is a faculty member in the Collection Management Department and participates fully in the programs and services of that unit. Along with the Coordinator and other faculty in the unit, he/she participates in planning and determining strategic directions for the Collection Management.

Minimum Position Qualifications

This is a 12 month, tenure track, faculty position that requires an ALA accredited M.L.S and appropriate, relevant library work experience. Faculty members are expected to conduct research, provide professional service, and publish their work in appropriate professional publications. A second graduate degree is required to be eligible for tenure or promotion.

Special Conditions

This position requires a varying work schedule and may include some scheduled evening and weekend hours. The specific work schedule may change from week to week depending on the demands and/or responsibilities of the position.

Posting Date 12/21/2017
Closing Date 01/31/2018
Open Until Screening Begins No
Hiring Range Competitive
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicant must submit cover letter,CV, and five references with complete contact information to be considered for this position.

Instructions to Applicant regarding references
Is this posting for UofM employees only? No

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References List
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae