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South Dakota State University
Hilton M. Briggs Library
South Dakota
Posted: 02/15/2018
Electronic Resources and Scholarly Communications Librarian

South Dakota State University’s Hilton M. Briggs Library seeks a service-oriented, forward-thinking individual for the position of Electronic Resources and Scholarly Communications Librarian. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: providing leadership for scholarly communication; managing and negotiating license agreements and contract renewals; ensuring consistent access to electronic resources; managing serials and bindery operations; maintaining links to electronic resources and resolving problems; compiling data and conducting analysis and evaluations; and providing reference services. This 12-month librarian position reports to the Head of Technical Services, participates in professional activity, provides reference assistance, and serves on library and university committees.

Some of the minimum qualifications include: Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program completed prior to beginning employment; knowledge of the electronic publishing environment and of scholarly communication issues; knowledge of current trends and developments in managing serials and electronic resources; ability to work collegially and in a leadership role with library colleagues in a complex and changing environment. This position is open until filled with full consideration given to applications received by April 2, 2018.

The Library actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty. Women, veterans, minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. For a complete list of the minimum and preferred qualifications, contact information for questions on the position, and to apply, visit, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process. For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128. SDSU is an AA/EO employer.