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Content Management Librarian/Chair, Content Management

Posted by: Georgia Regents University

Posted date: 2014-Jul-07

Location: Reese Library / Georgia Regents University

Reese Library of Georgia Regents University invites applications for the position of Content Management Librarian. The primary focus of this non-tenure track faculty position is the management of content, including metadata, collection development, acquisitions, cataloging, and serials. The position serves as chair of the Content Management unit, supervising one Serials/Electronic Resources Librarian, one Special Collections/Archives Librarian, and two full-time staff members.

The successful candidate will accomplish the following:

1. Manage the Content Management department (two librarians and two staff members), including daily supervision and evaluation.
2. Provide strategic direction and oversee content purchased for users on primarily undergraduate campus of evolving comprehensive research university.
3. Oversee the acquisitions budget.
4. Make final purchasing decisions based upon recommendations of liaison librarians.
5. Plan and develop departmental policies.
6. Manage metadata processes for the library.
7. Implement new RDA standards within one year.
8. Ensure content is accurately made available to library users.
9. Work with other units on digital projects in an institutional repository environment.
10. Serve as a liaison librarian to one or more academic units, and provide instruction sessions.
11. Manage multiple projects in an intense environment.
12. Advance the librarys position in the university and the academic community by working with peers and national content management librarians.
Job Title Content Management Librarian/Chair, Content Management
Start Date immediately
Library/Institution Name Reese Library / Georgia Regents University
Salary commensurate with experience
Certification Required? No
City Augusta
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Academic
Qualifications Basic Requirements

1. American Library Association (ALA)-accredited Masters degree in library science
2. Minimum of three years professional post-MLS experience including supervision.
3. Prior experience with metadata standards in a digital environment, such as RDA, EAD, FRBR.
4. Excellent communication skills in teamwork, training, and public service.
Application Instructions Applicants should submit a cover letter specifically addressing the criteria shown above, curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references online at http://www.gru.edu/jobs/faculty. Georgia Regents University is an AA/EEO/Equal Access/ADA Employer and a Tobacco-Free institution.
Web Link http://www.gru.edu/facultyjobs
Special Notes This position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure track). Benefits include a competitive health package, TIAA/CREF, and other retirement options. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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