Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Library Associate 3 Position - U of M

The University of Minnesota Libraries seeks applicants for a Library Associate 3 position in the E-Resource Management Unit. This position consists primarily of three areas of responsibility that includes the acquisition and management of e-resources, providing licensing assistance to the ERM Unit, and acting as an expert resource to unit and department staff as well as other University Libraries staff.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of related experience; or a combination of related education and work experience to equal eight (8) years.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experienced with integrated library systems, in particular Aleph or Alma;
  • Proven knowledge in the area of e-resource acquisitions and/or e-resource management
  • Skilled in the data gathering, manipulation and analysis using tools such as Microsoft Excel or Access
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and creativity, with an ability to utilize past experience and available data to assess, test and resolve technical problems.
  • Forward thinking with strong collaborative instincts and a systems perspective.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced team environment, while relating to and interacting with staff and patrons outside the unit or library
  • Proven familiarity with licensing contracts
  • Self-starter who can innovate in a dynamic and collaborative environment
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to change in a fast paced information resources environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize work with multiple data points/sources, large documents or files.
For a complete description and qualifications, and to apply, go to

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.