Electronic Resources and Web Services Librarian, Henderson State University,Arkadelphia, Arkansas

Electronic Resources and Web Services Librarian.  12-month appointment with faculty status, tenure track.

JOB DESCRIPTION: 

Supervise and manage all activities in ordering and receiving electronic resources and e-serials and maintaining access to these resources; manages budget for electronic resources; establishes and maintains effective relationships with electronic resources providers; assists in maintaining Ebsco Discovery Service; maintain journal knowledge base (Ebsco A to Z, Full Text finder); oversee collection of electronic resources usage statistics; maintain library’s website.  Engage in reference service and instruction in use of electronic resources.  Some weekend work.  Supervise two library technicians (e-resources/social media and e-serials).

QUALIFICATIONS:  

ALA-accredited MLS.  The ideal candidate for this position will be a collegial, well-organized librarian with the experience and ability to manage multiple competing priorities.  S/he will demonstrate aptitude with computer hardware and software; have strong public service commitment and team attitude; and have excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Additional desired qualifications include experience with the management of e-resources and experience with website design and maintenance.  Entry level applicants are encouraged to apply.

SALARY:    

Negotiable.  Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Benefits include university supplemented health insurance and TIAA—CREF.

THE UNIVERSITY:    

Henderson is located in Arkadelphia, AR, a charming community of 11,000 residents situated less than an hour south of Little Rock. Nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, the community is home to two universities, a strong public school system, a thriving medical community, two recreational rivers, the iconic DeGray Lake, and is approximately 30 miles from historic Hot Springs National Park, one of the great American treasures. Please visit http://www.hsu.edu&lt;http://www.hsu.edu/>, [http://www.arkadelphiaalliance.com<http://www.arkadelphiaalliance.com/]www.arkadelphiaalliance.com<http://www.arkadelphiaalliance.com/>, or [http://www.arkadelphiaschools.org<http://www.arkadelphiaschools.org/]www.arkadelphiaschools.org<http://www.arkadelphiaschools.org/> for more information about Henderson and our community.

APPLICATION:      

Applicants may apply for either or both of these positions.  Please specify in the application letter.  Applicants should submit materials to Mr. David Sesser, Huie Library Search Committee Chair, via email as pdf files to sesserd@hsu.edu<mailto:sesserd@hsu.edu>

A complete application will include a letter of application; unofficial transcripts; resume; and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.  The anticipated start dates for both position will be no later than January 4, 2016.  Applicants who are selected for these positions will be required to submit to a background screening including a criminal background check pursuant to university policy.  The appointees will be required to submit official transcripts.

Henderson State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/ Affirmative Action Employer with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff and students.

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