Position opening - Resource Management Librarian, Georgia Gwinnett College

  • 1.  Position opening - Resource Management Librarian, Georgia Gwinnett College

    Posted 10-26-2018 09:27

    Please see this exciting opportunity at Georgia Gwinnett College's (GGC) Daniel J. Kaufman Library. Located in Lawrenceville, GA, 30 miles northeast of Atlanta, GGC opened its doors in 2006, the first four-year, public college created in the U.S. in the 21st century. GGC, part of the University of Georgia, is a vibrant college focused on student success. For more information about GGC, please see For more information about this position or to apply, please visit



    Reporting to the Head of Collections, the Resource Management Librarian (RML) is responsible for providing resource and access data management expertise. The RML will participate in the department's team approach to cataloging print, multi-media, and electronic resources, and the maintenance and development of the online catalog. The RML will help to evaluate and improve departmental procedures and policies, and to conduct long-range planning. Dependent upon future growth and development, the RML may supervise staff. The RML will play a key role in the Collections Department's successful completion of its charge to acquire and organize information resources to support the curriculum and mission of Georgia Gwinnett College.



    • Assists in managing the cataloging and processing of library resources
    • Directly performs cataloging or catalog maintenance tasks as needed
    • Responsible for providing access to electronic resources
    • Oversees management of Serials
    • Assists with development and maintenance of the online catalog
    • Reviews and edits the copy-cataloging prepared by department staff and other librarians; spotchecks physical processing
    • Works with the Head of Collections to maintain departmental documentation, produce reports, and provide collection usage statistics and resource assessment
    • Manages day-to-day access functions
    • Reports, responds to, investigates, and resolves performance issues related to access and maintenance of electronic resources
    • Directs data management for acquisition and access to electronic resources, including ILS record management, possible ERM data management, and local electronic resources and database records
    • Resolves complex problems related to orders, renewals, and access
    • Participates in developing and documenting policies, workflows, and procedures
    • Pursues professional growth and development
    • Serves as a liaison to a discipline
    • Performs other duties as assigned

    Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:     


    • Graduate Degree in ALA-accredited or BOR-approved Master's Degree in Library or Information Science
    • Working knowledge of national cataloging standards including MARC format, AACR2 and Library of Congress Subject Headings
    • Knowledge of automated integrated library systems
    • A demonstrated interest in electronic resources through coursework, internships, assistantships, or work experience
    • Knowledge and proficiency with online library systems, spreadsheets and databases
    • Knowledge of online Serials/Cataloging systems
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a commitment to customer service
    • Effective organization, time management, and communication skills
    • Ability to work cooperatively and flexibly with a variety of staff in a rapidly changing environment
    • Knowledge of basic library procedures, methods, and techniques
    • High degree of facility with computers in a Windows environment
    • Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with library users, faculty, and staff
    • Demonstrated experience in working independently and as part of a team
    • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Experience demonstrating organizational and problem-solving skills
    • Minimum of 2 years of Librarian experience


    • Experience with serials acquisitions and cataloging
    • Knowledge of database applications, and manipulating large datasets
    • Experience with e-journal and e-book management issues
    • Knowledge of serials publishers and vendors
    • Experience in cataloging monographs as well as electronic resources
    • Awareness of emerging standards for resource description
    • Experience with digital content management
    • Experience using Ex Libris integrated library system, Alma, and OCLC's Connexion software

    Position Disclosure:  

    Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. Georgia is an open records state.



    Position may require local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.

    Stephen Sherman
    2018 SLA-Georgia Past President