Monday, July 14, 2008

Serials & Electronic Resources Librarian

Loyola Marymount University seeks a Serials and Electronic Resources Librarian (SERL). This position is responsible for the selection and renewal of electronic resources. The SERL assumes a lead role in ensuring consistent and integrated access to electronic and other continuing resources, through the management of acquisition and ongoing support processes for such materials.

Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific Ocean, LMU is one of the nation’s 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 5,400 undergraduates and over 2,500 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and Law. Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. The university recently broke ground on a new library which will open in Fall 2009.

We seek candidates who typically possess a Master’s degree in library science from an A.L.A. accredited program. Minimum of two (2) to three (3) years of progressively responsible professional experience is required. We prefer at least one (1) year of that experience will have been related to electronic resources management working on serials acquisitions, cataloging, interlibrary loan, integrated library systems, and collection development functions. The successful candidate will have the ability to perform detailed work accurately and quickly, and have excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a team-based organization.

For additional details regarding this position, please visit our website. We offer a comprehensive benefits package. Interested candidates must apply online at (Reference #09-121).

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