Electronic & Continuing Resources Manager
Reporting to Head of Woodruff Technical Services and serving as an area leader for Electronic & Continuing Resources (ECR) including print serials and government documents, the Manager is responsible for management, policy, planning and advocacy for print serials and electronic resources support within the Woodruff Library. This includes acquisitions, receipt and processing of print serials and electronic resources, binding operations, implementation, maintenance and review of licensed electronic resources and vendor products. The Manager assumes a leadership role in support of workflows committed to acquiring, describing, and providing access to serials and electronic resources in all mediums and languages. The Manager will align all processes and practices within the framework of Woodruff Technical Services organizational initiatives, foster innovation and implement constructive change as a part of evolving staff roles in strategic directions. Specific duties of the incumbent include: • Develop plans from idea to execution and deployment to support strategic direction for technical services operations involving print and electronic resources • Optimize ECR workflow and processes to enable cross-functional teamwork and foster cooperative relationships with related technical services operations within the Content Division • Attract, develop, and lead staff members to maximize shared knowledge and learning to be successful in in navigating changes and transitions • Engage and motivate staff to perform as a results-oriented team focused on outcomes and service standards for stakeholders • Implement goals and strategies that are clearly articulated and defined for staff and stakeholders so key decisions are turned into actions that produce intended results Required Qualifications • Experience with e-resource and serials management, including strong familiarity with subscription agents, serials vendor products and services, and electronic resource providers. • Knowledge of serials cataloging and metadata standards and practices for print and electronic resources. • Knowledge of trends and practices in e-resource management, including developments in e-content acquisition/licensing, workflow, access, and delivery. • General knowledge of license negotiation. To view the full job posting, please visit http://web.library.emory.edu/about/employment-opportunities/librarian-positions.