Saturday, February 13, 2010

Electronic Resources/Reference Librarian, EPA

Position Category: Libraries
Recruitment ID: 1002250
Position ID: 1003338
Salary Range: $40,000 - $45,000
FT/PT: Full Time
Department: School of Info & Libr Science
Application Deadline: 03/12/2010
Proposed Start Date: 04/05/2010

Position Summary:
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) holds the contract to provide library services for the US Environmental Protection Agency in Research Triangle Park. The Electronic Resources/Reference Librarian is responsible for the receipt, processing and management activities for serials in all formats; training and supervision of student serials intern; coordinating and managing electronic journals access and licensing issues; compiling and delivering appropriate departmental statistics; and provision of scheduled reference desk services. The Electronic Resources/Reference Librarian reports to the EPA Library Director.

Education Requirements:
The successful candidate will have an ALA-accredited Master's degree in Library Science, at least one year of professional level experience working with serials.

Qualifications and Experience:
The candidate will demonstrate the ability to organize and analyze, an aptitude for detailed work, and familiarity with spreadsheets. The candidate will have a working knowledge of serials technology, scientific resources and must be flexible and willing to work in a changing environment. The candidate will have excellent communication skills, and the ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Special Instructions:
Salary and benefits are competitive. Interested applicants should submit Cover Letter and CV online at The application deadline is March 12, 2010. For questions please contact: Tamika Barnes, EPA Library Director at (919)541-0094. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity/ADA employer, and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University's Equal Employment Opportunity Office at (919) 966-3576 or send an email to

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department, please contact Tamika Barnes, Library Director,

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