[Web4lib] JOB: ELECTRONIC RESOURCE ANALYST, CDL
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Mon Jun 2 14:27:54 EDT 2008
Posted on behalf of Jacqueline Wilson <Jacqueline.Wilson at ucop.edu>.
From: Jacqueline Wilson <Jacqueline.Wilson at ucop.edu>
Date: Sun, 1 Jun 2008 19:54:37 -0700
CALIFORNIA DIGITAL LIBRARY
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
ELECTRONIC RESOURCE ANALYST
Salary: $53,136 - $74,352 (Minimum of Range - Midpoint of Range)
Job #: 20080168
Close Date: 06/19/2008
The California Digital Library (CDL) invites applications for the position
of Electronic Resource Analyst. The position offers a leadership opportunity
to provide systemwide services in a world-renown public university. The
California Digital Library, a unit of the University of California Office of
the President, was established in 1997 to support the assembly and creative
use of the world's scholarship and knowledge for the University of
California libraries and the communities they serve. In so doing, it
directly supports UC¹s mission of teaching, research, and public service.
The CDL comprises five distinctive programs emphasizing the development and
management of digital collections, innovation in scholarly publishing, and
the long-term preservation of digital information. More information about
the CDL is available at: http://www.cdlib.org/index.html
Working under the direction of the Director, Collections, the incumbent has
primary responsibility for leading the California Digital Library's (CDL)
development of technical standards and policy pertaining to licensed
resources and for ensuring that licensed resources possess superior
functionality that meets the educational and research needs of UC students
and faculty. As part of this responsibility, the incumbent chairs the CDL
committee that prioritizes and resolves technical issues with vendors,
pursues desired enhancements, and builds and maintains positive
relationships with vendor technical and product development staff. The
incumbent is also responsible for managing the CDL¹s Resource Liaison
Program, recruiting and working closely with over 100 UC campus librarians
on vendor issues and ongoing management of licensed electronic resources.
Lastly, the incumbent is a key participant in the integration of online
collections into the CDL service infrastructure and in delivering user
services in support of the CDL.
· Master's Degree in Library and Information Sciences or a related
subject specialty, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
· At least three years of experience working with online resources
in a library or vendor setting; experience working with electronic resources
in an academic library preferred.
· Expert understanding of underlying technical aspects of electronic
resources design, access and use, including database structures, user
interfaces, indexing, search algorithms, browser technologies,
authentication technologies, and link resolvers.
· Strong working knowledge of library technical standards such as
MARC, openURL, Z39.50, COUNTER, and SUSHI.
· Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, including the
ability to research complex technical problems, determine the nature or
source of the problem, and identify and recommend solutions.
· Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the
ability to effectively convey and explain detailed technical information to
both technical and non-technical audiences.
· Strong interpersonal skills, including a demonstrated ability to
tactfully deal with diverse people, situations and ideas.
· Demonstrated leadership and facilitation skills, and proven
ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
· Ability to handle difficult situations under pressure, balance
competing priorities, and manage time effectively in a fast-paced
· Experience with creating and carrying out group training or
· Proficiency with HTML and web authoring tools such as HTML,
browsers and Dreamweaver.
· Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of software and
experience in effectively using Word, Excel and PowerPoint to create
documents, reports and presentations.
· Working knowledge and understanding of the University of
California's mission, organizational structures, operations, programs, and
The University of California (UC), one of the largest and most acclaimed
institutions of higher learning in the world, is dedicated to excellence in
teaching, research and public service. The UC Office of the President is
the corporate headquarters to the ten campuses, five medical centers and two
Department of Energy National Labs and enrolls premier students from
California, the nation, and the world. University benefits include medical,
dental and vision insurance effective on the first day of employment, a
generous sick, vacation and paid holiday program, an excellent retirement
savings and investment plan, and more.
HOW TO APPLY: For a complete job description or to apply for this position,
please click here <https://jobs.ucop.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52377>
Please be prepared to attach your resume and cover letter as part of the
University of California is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action
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