Santa Clara University Library has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, motivated, user-focused and collaborative librarian as Head of Electronic Resources & Serials. Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Collections & Scholarly Communication, this key position provides leadership in the procurement, assessment and management of print and electronic continuing resources, including individual and package subscriptions, ebook demand-driven acquisitions and streaming services. This position supervises two full-time staff and is a member of the Library Management Council. Two critical areas of responsibility for this position are the review of vendor licenses and providing data for the on-going assessment of subscriptions. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Santa Clara University is California’s oldest operating institution of higher education and in 2017 received the ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award. The position is available starting on or after July 1, 2021.
Potential candidates are invited to attend one of our informational webinars to learn more about the position, library, and University:
- May 13th, 2021 from 5:30 – 6:30 pm PDT, registration available here.
- May 14th, 2021 from noon – 1:00 pm PDT, registration available here.
Confidentiality will be ensured, as the attendee list will be hidden. Live captioning will be provided.
Further inquiries may be directed to Lev Rickards, Co-Interim University Librarian (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Priority review date for applications is Friday, May 28th.
If you would like to join our group of service-oriented staff, please see the full position description and instructions for applying at https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/scu/scu/job/Santa-Clara-CA/Head-of-Electronic-Resources-and-Serials_R1238.
Santa Clara University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and California State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. For a complete copy of Santa Clara University’s equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policies, see https://www.scu.edu/title-ix/policies-reports/