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Electronic Resources Coordinator position

>From Helen Wilkes at University of Georgia.

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From: "Helen H. Wilkes" <hwilkes@arches.uga.edu>
To: <liblicense-l@pantheon.yale.edu>
Subject: Electronic Resources Coordinator position
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2000 08:53:29 -0500

Electronic Resources Coordinator. University of Georgia Libraries.


Manages and coordinates the ordering and renewal of electronic resources.
Coordinates the analysis of technical specifications, contract criteria
and business arrangements.  Maintains license agreements and related files
and assures ready and current access.  Serves as departmental liaison with
other departments to ensure public access and record maintenance
(Cataloging, Reference, Systems, etc.).  Maintains currency in emerging
issues in the acquisition of electronic resources and works with library
groups considering issues related to electronic resources.  Fosters and
supports a collaborative approach to problem solving and decision making,
with emphasis on facilitating and providing resources.

The Electronic Resources Coordinator reports to the Head of the Serials
Department. The Serials Department is composed of 2 librarians and 12
support staff.

The University of Georgia Libraries uses GIL, a statewide interconnected
implementation of the Endeavor Voyager system, and GALILEO, a statewide
online information system.  The Libraries spend approximately 1 million
dollars annually for electronic resources.  For a full description of
duties and responsibilities, please visit


ALA-accredited MLS; Effective communication skills, ability to negotiate
complex library license agreements; Demonstrated analytical and
organizational skills; Experience with computer database and Internet
searching; Knowledge of aggregators, database producers, vendors, and
sources of electronic journals; Ability to function in a collaborative,
service-oriented environment and flexibility in adapting to change;
Ability to initiate and maintain effective working relationships;
Successful experience negotiating library licenses associated with
electronic technologies preferred; Experience in the selection and/or
acquisition of library materials preferred.

BENEFITS:  Standard benefits package includes life, health and disability
insurance and mandatory participation in the state or optional retirement
system, and 21 days annual leave, plus 12 paid holidays.  Salary minimum:
$30,000, commensurate with experience.  For further information on the
campus and the community visit the University of Georgia's Web site

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Send letter of application addressing all
qualifications with a resume and the names, addresses and phone numbers of
three references by September 18, 2000, to:

Florence E. King
Assistant University Librarian for Human Resources
University of Georgia Libraries
Athens, Georgia 30602-1641
(706) 542-2716

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.