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Electronic Resources/Serials Librarian, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

Job Description Summary:

Valdosta State University’s Odum Library seeks motivated applicants interested in working with both print and electronic formats. Reporting to the Head of the Acquistions/Serials Department, the Electronic Resources/Serials Librarian is responsible for management and accessibility of serials in all formats, with emphasis on the activation and discoverability of electronic resources.


Minimum Qualifications   

•ALA accredited Master of Library Science or equivalent

•Experience working in technical services at an academic library, preferably dealing with electronic resources or serials

•Knowledge of MARC21 formats, LCSH, LCC, AACR2R, LCRI, ANSI/NISO Z39.71, and basic authority control

•Knowledge of serials cataloging, in all formats according to CONSER standards and guidelines

•Strong analytical and organizational skills as well as attention to details

•Ability to function in a collegial, teamwork-oriented environment with a strong service orientation


Preferred Qualifications    

•Experience with e-journal management systems (e.g. EBSCO A-to-Z), link resolvers (e.g., SFX), and emerging linked data and semantic Web technologies

•Familiarity with serial maintenance using OCLCs Local Data Management (LDR) system

•Familiarity with FRBR and RDA and LC-PCC PS

•Experience using Ex Libris Voyager Integrated Library


Essential Duties   

•Activates and maintains electronic resources in multiple user interfaces.

•Performs original and copy cataloging, processing of serials.

•Maintains accurate holdings and access points.

•Keeps informed of trends and developments in serials management and resource discovery and access

•Serves on Library and University committees

•Demonstrates potential in meeting Library and University requirements for promotion and tenure

•Performs other duties as required


Minimum Number of References Required: 3


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Close date:  7/31/13