Faculty and Staff Positions
Dean of Library Services
The dean is the chief administrative and academic officer of WCU's university library.
The position offers tenure and faculty rank of full professor.
Reporting to the provost, the dean will provide visionary leadership and energetically promote and find support for the mission of the university library. The successful candidate will be an active academic leader and play a vital role in fulfilling the university's mission in teaching, scholarship, and service. The dean serves on the Board of Directors of the Western North Carolina Library Network, a regional library consortium, and on the University Library Advisory Council of the University of North Carolina system.
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Electronic Resources Librarian
Western Carolina University's Hunter Library seeks an enthusiastic and service-oriented
individual to serve as the Electronic Resources Librarian. This position will provide
leadership and professional expertise in the management and coordination of library
electronic resources. The ERL will activate and manage access to a wide range of licensed
electronic resources such as databases, journals, and books. The position will also
serve as the go-to person for all library staff for resolving problems related to
access and works closely with public service librarians to enhance the user experience.
Other responsibilities include supervising one full-time staff member; maintaining
the Innovative Interfaces proxy server and link resolver; maintaining e-resource knowledge
bases, including EBSCO A-to-Z; collecting and tracking usage data; database administration;
coordinating tasks related to e-resources among all the various constituents; and
working collaboratively within the Western North Carolina Library Network on e-resources
issues. The successful candidate will be professionally engaged, forward-thinking,
collaborative, and have the ability to initiate and complete projects in a timely
and independent manner. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
This position reports to the Department Head for Content Organization and Management and works closely with the Acquisitions and Collection Development Librarians in providing access to licensed library resources. The library's size and culture allow for involvement in many areas, including providing library reference and/or instruction service. Library faculty are highly engaged in library planning and policy-making.
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