Department: USF Libraries/0-4001-000
College/Division: Academic Affairs
Salary Plan: Faculty, non-tenure track
Hiring Salary/Salary Range: Negotiable
Position Numbers: 00003934 / 00005783
The USF Tampa Library is transforming libraries and the way they interact with patrons by reinventing our service to research faculty and students, becoming a model for other libraries. Our daily work brings us into contact with globally recognized faculty and researchers, and many of our collections are online and available worldwide. Being a part of the USF Library means being a part of a vibrant, creative and forward-thinking organization.
The Collections and Discovery Department in the Library acquires, organizes, and manages library collections in all formats for the USF Libraries. The Department’s librarians, professionals, and staff work collaboratively in a newly renovated open office environment to ensure efficient access to quality information sources meeting the research and learning needs of the institution’s faculty and students. Functional units include collections management, metadata/cataloging, and resource sharing. The department is located adjacent to Digital Scholarship Services, the fiscal unit, and library administration to offer further opportunities for cross-departmental cooperative projects.
We are hiring two Electronic Resources Librarians in our Collections and Discovery Department! The University of South Florida Library seeks two energetic, committed, mid-career individuals to serve as Electronic Resources Librarians. Areas of emphasis for each position will vary with experience and interest. Reporting to the Director of Collections & Discovery, the Electronic Resources Librarians share in the responsibility for the acquisition and management of electronic and subscription resources for the USF Library System. Responsibilities will include: vendor negotiations, management of e-resources (including serials), collecting and analyzing data and preparing reports, reviewing workflows for efficiency and effectiveness, managing discovery and access, serving on relevant library and university committees, and participating in professional organizations that focus on e-resources. The successful candidates are expected to engage in research, publication, and presentation and must work actively toward promotion. This is a 12-month, non- tenure-track library faculty position.
A Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program in library science and appropriate experience as a professional librarian, consistent with university guidelines. Evidence of professional growth through publication, association activities or other contributions to the field.
The preferred candidate will possess the following preferred qualifications:
Please upload your cover letter, CV and a research statement that describes your future research interests and activities.
We are open to all levels of excellence. Tell us how you envision your contributions as an E-Resources Librarian at our Preeminent Research University.
Physical address where the job position is located.
Applicants are invited to learn more by clicking on https://www.usf.edu/work-at-usf/careers/ and searching for job posting #20515