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Job Posting: Coordinator for Electronic Resources, Acquisitions Department

The Coordinator for Electronic Resources is responsible for 
processing the licensing and acquisitions of electronic resources 
for the University of Texas Libraries.

This position will oversee administrative functions of 
purchasing, licensing, and acquiring access to electronic 
resources including establishing subscriptions, subscription 
payment, monitoring payment, and other fiscal duties associated 
to electronic resource management. In addition, this position 
maintains a working knowledge of various electronic resources, 
issues related to licensing electronic resources, and issues 
related to electronic resource management. This position will 
also assist with duties related to acquisitions, such as 
electronic data interchange for acquisitions processing, using an 
excellent knowledge of current acquisitions vendors and 
suppliers. Supervise and train personnel in the acquisitions 
department.  Perform microcomputer tasks, including word 
processing, preparing spreadsheets and databases, some HTML 
editing, and working with the integrated library system. Other 
related tasks may also be assigned.

The position reports to the Head of Acquisitions, Technical 
Services Division. Working hours are Monday through Friday, 8 AM 
to 5 PM. Occasional holiday and overtime work may be required.

Required Qualifications:

Master's degree in Library Science degree from an ALA accredited 
graduate program. Two or more year's experience working with 
microcomputers including the Microsoft Office Suite and an 
Integrated Library System, preferably Innovative Interfaces. At 
least two years' experience in an academic library working with 
electronic resources. Supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with fiscal control of electronic resources. 
Familiarity with the technological aspects of electronic 
resources and a working knowledge of networked information 
resources and search engines. Experience with the collection 
development and/or licensing of electronic resources. Experience 
working in a dynamic, demand-driven environment and the ability 
to work directly with others as well as individually. 
Demonstrated ability to be highly motivated, to exercise 
initiative, and to explore new methods of processing and managing 
resources. Demonstrated ability to be supervised and to be 
flexible with working assignments. Demonstrated excellent 
interpersonal and organizational skills. Two to three years or 
more of supervisory experience, including the ability to motivate 
staff to be flexible and dynamic. Demonstrated ability to 
communicate effectively with staff with or without a technical 
background, staff in other libraries and vendor representatives.

Salary and Benefits:

$44,000 - $50,000 annually, depending upon qualifications.  No 
state or local income tax.  Standard state benefits package 
including annual vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, 
retirement plans, and health insurance options (comprehensive 
major medical, dental, vision, life, and disability).  Deferred 
compensation and tax sheltered annuity programs also available.

Recruiting Schedule:

To receive full consideration, complete application materials are 
due by April 1, 2007. Interested candidates must complete an 
online Application of Employment at 
http://www.utexas.edu/hr/empl/getting_started.html. Please refer 
to job posting number 07-01-19-01-0080 and follow applicant 
instructions given online which includes submitting the following 
additional materials:  a letter of interest, a full resume, a 
statement of salary requirements and the names, addresses 
(including email) and telephone numbers of three professional 
references.  Email these additional materials to Carol Johnson 
(c-johnson@austin.utexas.edu). An email confirmation will be sent 
within 1-2 working days to candidates who have submitted both the 
online application and who have emailed the additional materials 
as instructed.

The University of Texas Libraries has a strong commitment to 
diversity and encourages applications and nominations from 
traditionally underrepresented groups.  For more information, see 
the University of Texas Libraries web page