OhioLINK seeks applicants for two positions: User Services Development and Electronic Licensing

Applications are invited for two positions at OhioLINK: an Assistant Director of Library Systems — User Services Development and an Assistant Director of Electronic Licensing. OhioLINK is a consortium of Ohio’s college and university libraries and the State Library of Ohio. It serves more than 600,000 students, faculty, staff, and other researchers at 87 institutions. OhioLINK provides a multitude of services including over 100 databases consisting of bibliographic, electronic journals, electronic books, images, videos, and audio files. For more information about OhioLINK, see http://www.ohiolink.edu/

Assistant Director of Library Systems — User Services Development

The ADLS – User Services will work closely with the Director of Library Systems, with OhioLINK staff, and with personnel from OhioLINK member institutions in a leadership role in developing and maintaining current and new OhioLINK services from the user experience perspective. This job will provide consultation, direction, and support to the User Services Committee, whose members come from primarily reference department positions at member institutions.

In other capacities, this position also serves as the primary liaison to new libraries joining the OhioLINK consortium, as principal liaison to the 2 Year Colleges and Independent Colleges and provides troubleshooting for member libraries in resolving day-to-day access problems. A full job description is available.

Review of resumes begins April 7th. Resumes accepted until position is filled. To apply for this position, please send resume and three references to resume-usd@ohiolink.edu.

Assistant Director of Electronic Licensing

The Assistant Director of Electronic Licensing will be responsible for taking the leadership role in the planning, management, evaluation, and licensing of shared electronic information resources by the OhioLINK community. Working closely with the Executive Director, Office Manager, and in liaison to the Cooperative Information Resources Committee (CIRM) this position: assumes a lead role in negotiating license terms and pricing for shared electronic resources with vendors; establishes and coordinates with the Office Manager the invoice processing through OhioLINK and its fiscal agent to member libraries for annual renewals and new licenses for shared electronic resources; assumes the lead role in the creation of and agreement by members to cost sharing models appropriate for each share electronic resource; manages, monitors, and projects the OhioLINK financial resources for shared electronic resources; and as liaison to the Cooperative Information Resources Committee (CIRM) works interactively with the chair on the agendas and overall management of the committee’s activities. A full job description is available.

Review of resumes begins April 7th. Resumes accepted until position is filled. To apply for this position, please send resume and three references to resume-el@ohiolink.edu.