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Electronic Resources Access Coordinator #002923

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To be considered, you must apply online. A cover letter, resume, and list of references are required attachments. PLEASE COMPLETE ALL AREAS OF THE APPLICATION. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS MAY NOT BE GIVEN CONSIDERATION IN THE REVIEW PROCESS. If no applicants apply, who meet the required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities/Competencies and Training and Experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. **************************************************** *Effective October 1, 2015 all new hires into positions subject to the State Human Resources Act (SPA) will serve a 12 month probationary period as defined by the North Carolina Office of State Human Resources (OSHR).

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number SHRA296P
Quick Link for Internal Postings http://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/7395
Classification Title University Library Specialist
Competency Level Journey
Working Title Electronic Resources Access Coordinator #002923
Department Office of the Dean - Hunter Library
Position Summary

This position has primary responsibility for establishing and maintaining access to electronic resources, including working with knowledge bases, open URL resolvers, proxy configuration and Sierra maintenance. The position works closely with vendors and publishers to clarify the library’s holdings and access rights. Another major purpose of this position is to assist the Electronic Resource Librarian in maintaining the resource management systems and gathering, loading, and maintaining statistics. This position also provides support for interlibrary loan. Other duties may be assigned at the discretion of the supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position

Knowledge of complex serial operations and procedures.
Knowledge of computer applications and database management for library procedures.
Knowledge of the serials publishing industry and emerging standards for electronic publishing.
Knowledge of MARC record format and other bibliographic information.
Knowledge of COUNTER compliant statistics standards.
Knowledge of SUSHI standards
Technical knowledge of automated systems.
Ability to work independently and prioritize work flow.
Ability to contribute to planning and coordinating department projects.
Ability to analyze unique situations and apply problem-solving skills to resolve issues.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, vendors, publishers, and library users.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to keep up with changing requirements through pursuit of professional development and training

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a four-year college or university and one year of experience in a library or archives and/or records management; or high school and five years experience in a library or archives and/or records management; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with an integrated library system, preferably Innovative Interfaces.
Demonstrated work experience maintaining access to electronic resources such as electronic journals and/or databases
Demonstrated work experience gathering library-relevant numeric data
Demonstrated knowledge of information standards and practices relevant to electronic resources, including OpenURL linking, the COUNTER code of practice, and/or the SUSHI protocol.
Experience with Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel spreadsheets.
Ability to work independently and prioritize work flow.
Solid organizational skills, flexibility and initiative. Initiative and desire to learn in an innovative, evolving environment.

Anticipated Hiring Range $31,025 - $36,400
Position Type Permanent Full-Time
Number of Hours per Week 40
Number of Months per Year 12
Salary Band Range $31,025 - $61,720

Posting Text

Open Date 07/28/2017
Close Date 08/28/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered, you must apply online. A cover letter, resume, and list of references are required attachments.

PLEASE COMPLETE ALL AREAS OF THE APPLICATION. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS MAY NOT BE GIVEN CONSIDERATION IN THE REVIEW PROCESS.

If no applicants apply, who meet the required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities/Competencies and Training and Experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants.
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*Effective October 1, 2015 all new hires into positions subject to the State Human Resources Act (SPA) will serve a 12 month probationary period as defined by the North Carolina Office of State Human Resources (OSHR).

Background/E-Verify

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.

Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.

Credential Verification

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.

AA/EOE

Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, and veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at jobs@email.wcu.edu.

University Safety

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
  3. List of references
Optional Documents
  1. DD-214

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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