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Continuing Resources Librarian

Company: Stanford University
Location: Stanford
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

*Continuing Resources Librarian*University Libraries, Stanford, California, United States *Schedule:* Full-time*Job Code:* 1781*Employee Status:* Regular*Grade:* G*Requisition ID:* 93232Stanford Libraries seeks a full-time Continuing Resources Librarian to join the Acquisitions and Collections Services Department at Stanford Libraries. The [Libraries' values]( are rooted in a commitment of mutual respect and the idea that every member of the staff has something to contribute, and that learning is constant. We seek a team member who is ready to share their skills and perspectives and collaborate with colleagues across the organization.*About Stanford Libraries:*Stanford Libraries is a network of over 15 libraries with over 400 employees. We are committed to fueling the teaching, learning and research across Stanford by acquiring, stewarding and making available a robust collection, currently in excess of 12 million items. Everyone in the organization plays a vital role in fulfilling that objective. Our dedication to discoverability and information management also has us engaged in dynamic global partnerships. We are constantly building and strengthening our organization, and we recognize striving for excellence is a marathon and not a sprint. We are constantly trying to strike the right pace, and admit there are times when we find ourselves at a fast jog. While we hope to always find candidates who fit within our organization, what we truly seek is someone who will add to our culture, our profession as well as the greater academic arena. We are invested in the success of our teams and the individuals who represent Stanford Libraries.*About the Department:*Acquisitions and Collections Services manages the procurement process for materials purchased for the world-renown collections of Stanford University Libraries. The department supports subject specialist librarians in all aspects of acquiring digital and print resources used for teaching and research at Stanford University.*About the position:*This position is responsible for overseeing the Acquisitions processes for licensing and renewing electronic resources and for managing a team of Serials Receiving Library Specialists. The Continuing Resources Librarian plays an important role in advising and assisting bibliographers and subject specialist librarians on strategic and cost-efficient ways to acquire continuing resources. Reporting to the Associate Director of Acquisitions, the incumbent will work closely and collaboratively with Acquisitions managers as well as the Digital Collections Licensing Librarian and staff in Research Data Services, Office of Scholarly Communication and Public Services and Collection Development.Position is eligible for hybrid remote work schedule; a minimum of two days a week are required on-site. *Core Responsibilities:* * Manage Acquisitions licensing workflows and e-resources renewal process, ensuring the appropriate steps are taken to license and maintain active orders for e-resources; document procedures and disseminate process-related information to bibliographers and relevant Libraries staff. * Supervise Serials Receiving Operations Manager and oversee unit of six Library Specialists. * Coordinate with bibliographers, library directors, database providers, vendors, publishers, and other library service providers to review and process license and renewal paperwork, adhering to University policy and Libraries guidelines. * Assist bibliographers and other Libraries staff in evaluating e-resource acquisitions models, advising on suitability for integration of resource into existing workflows; design new workflows as needed to support new acquisitions models, documenting and adjusting policies and processes as appropriate; guide Acquisitions staff in setting up or modifying orders to accurately reflect the acquisition model and license terms. * Serve on committees and working groups to promote electronic and continuing resource administration best practices and tools; represent Stanford and the Acquisitions department in vendor meetings and at conferences. * Initiate, organize, and oversee special projects. The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. *MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:**Education & Experience:* * Advanced degree in Library Science or a relevant academic discipline with demonstrated understanding of academic libraries or equivalent in education and relevant experience. To be considered at the Librarian 2 level: * Two or more years of relevant experience in a relevant library setting or a combination of education and relevant experience. *Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:* * Knowledge of relevant aspects of library operations including understanding of contemporary library acquisitions practices, trends and emerging technologies. * Evidence of strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a wide variety of people. * Effective problem solving, analytical and organizational skills. * Demonstrated broad knowledge of library discovery environments, office automation software, and online resources. * Ability to quickly learn and use print and online tools and resources and in area of specialization. * Evidence of strong verbal and written communication skills To be considered at the Librarian 2 level: * 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 developing policies for business practices. * Consistent display of strong verbal and written communication skills. * Demonstrated bibliographic expertise or basic managerial/supervisory skills. *PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:* * 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 the job.*WORKING CONDITIONS:* * May work in confined spaces and at heights 4-10 feet; be exposed to dust and mold; work extended hours, evenings and weekends. *WORK STANDARDS:* * 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 based 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, [ Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research, teaching and clinical missions.We believe Stanford's future success will be shaped by the diverse perspectives, unique experiences, and inclusive culture of its community.*Why Stanford is for You:*Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our[ ]( and[ ]( perks]( empower you with: *Freedom to grow.* We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, and course auditing. Join a TedTalk, watch a film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak. *A caring culture.* We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources. *A healthier you.* Choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We provide excellent health care benefits. *Discovery and fun.* Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums. *Enviable resources.* Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more. *To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:* [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.Copyright 2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved.[Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency]( jeid-6fa9f943fda14b4e898e392dbadb0361

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