Resource Management Librarian Monographs and Document Delivery
July 18, 2018
Resource Management Librarian Monographs and Document Delivery
Job Number: 79763
Job Code: 1782Job Grade: H Stanford Medicine is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual to fill the position of Resource Management Librarian (Librarian 2). The successful candidate will manage the daily interlibrary loan/document delivery services, collection development duties related to monographs, and support work related to cataloging and metadata creation. Reporting to the Metadata Manager, the Resource Management Librarian is responsible for supervising two staff positions and is a key member to the Resource Management Team at the Lane Medical Library and Knowledge Management Center.
The position's focus is to actively participate in facilitating Lane's collaborative efforts to provide optimal access to the most appropriate resources when and where needed. This involves the many aspects of evaluation, selection, and activation of digital resources, management of their deployment for discovery and access, and ensuring ongoing availability and problem resolution. It includes the use of innovative technologies and procedures for effective management and to lessen or eliminate barriers to access, while considering fiscal, technical, and policy constraints. Document delivery informs collection development decisions, while serving users' needs for content not permanently collected.
Evaluates, selects and recommends monographic resources, including detection of title and platform changes, grey literature, etc.; arrange/conduct trial assessments, initiate service and bibliographic and holdings setup; monitor user access.
Documents and maintains the Lane Collection Development Guidelines.
Investigates difficult to verify citations and elusive sources of materials.
Monitors ILL system (ILLiad) and plan/execute upgrades in conjunction with staff.
Manages remote storage transfers involving two remote locations; arrange for physical shipments, coordinate service aspects and data processing for materials sent.
Chooses and downloads records for new monographic acquisitions; download or create records for selected grey literature, video recordings, etc.
Serves as liaison to specified subject area(s) per Research and Instruction program.
* - Other duties may also be assigned. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Accuracy and attention to detail.
Demonstrated supervisory skills.
Three or more years experience in resource managementcollection development, serials control, digital content acquisition and management, interlibrary loan/document delivery, and related areas.
Knowledge of current content delivery platforms and software products, user interfaces, and resource management systems related to the responsibilities indicated for this position.
Strong communications skills, oral and written, and ability to work effectively with diverse constituencies.
Knowledge of the information industry, scholarly communication, especially copyright, content delivery options, publishing models, and open access trends.
Thorough understanding of the bibliographic apparatus, both from data management and user access perspectives, and how this relates to the design of system interfaces.
Knowledge of academic health sciences, preferably including related subject expertise in the biosciences.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED): Advanced Degree in Library Science or a relevant academic discipline with demonstrated understanding of academic libraries and two or more years of relevant experiences in a relevant library setting or a combination of education and relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Experience with relevant aspects of library operations including understanding of contemporary library practices, trends and emerging technologies.
Demonstrated understanding of the broad scope of library operations with ability to understand how their role interacts with the rest of the organization.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment and negotiate issues with people from different parts of the library.
Ability to identify challenges and opportunities, engage others in their resolution and recommend appropriate courses of action.
Demonstrated ability to evaluate online resources in terms of content quality, functionality and user interface issues.
Ability to independently perform complex job functions such as collection management reviews, preparation of major exhibits, developing policies for business practices.
Consistent display of strong verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated bibliographic expertise or basic managerial/supervisory skills.
Constantly sit, perform desk-based computer tasks.
Frequently twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasps lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
Occasionally stand/walk, reach/work above shoulders, writing by hand, kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other).
Rarely use a telephone, operate hand controls.
Must be able to push and maneuver a fully-loaded cart weighing up to 650 pounds that requires an initial push force up to 50 pounds.
*- Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
WORKING CONDITIONS: May work in confined spaces and at height 4-10 feet; be exposed to dust and mold; work extended hours, evenings and weekends.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors bases on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: School of Medicine, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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