Job: Assistant Director for Electronic Resources - 123140

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Assistant Director for Electronic Resources - 123140

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Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

University Of West Florida
Florida Virtual Campus
Assistant Director for Electronic Resources

The Florida Virtual Campus invites applications for the full-time position of Assistant Director for Electronic Resources, position # 123140. This position is responsible for managing and coordinating the licensing, ordering, and renewal of electronic resources for the state funded resources available to the SUS and FCS, as well as the annual group licensing process. This position has supervisory responsibilities. This position reports to the Director of E-Resources and Digital Services of the Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative (FALSC).

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two (2) years of experience, or a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization with four (4) years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree from a library program accredited by the American Library Association preferred.
  • Five years of recent (within the last two years) academic library or library consortium experience preferred.
  • Experience with budget management and expenditure analysis.
  • Experience with integrated library systems and related search and discovery products and demonstrated understanding of the trends related to the ongoing development of emerging technologies in this arena.
  • Excellent understanding of acquisitions technology, including integrated library systems, and electronic resource management systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain excellent relationships with vendors and other external customers.
  • Experience in contract and license negotiation and demonstrated successful outcomes in these endeavors.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic statistical methodology, analytical, and evaluation skills to evaluate usage data and make recommendations for electronic resources to internal and external customers.
  • Experience in the management and analysis of e-resources usage data that includes evidence of leadership in collection assessment initiatives including analyzing data and producing reports.
  • Demonstrated project management and team leadership of individuals and groups.
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills to assess and respond creatively to administrative/management issues and service opportunities.
  • Awareness of current trends, issues, and accepted practices in electronic resources management.
  • Evidence of active professional engagement including publications and presentations.


Salary Range: $68,000-$76,000


Location: This position will be located Tallahassee.


The Florida Virtual Campus has offices in Pensacola, Tallahassee and Gainesville.


Tallahassee, state capital of Florida, is known for its beautiful natural environment and strong education community. Just 30 miles from the Georgia line, Tallahassee is a designated Tree City USA with miles of breathtaking canopy roads. Enjoy miles of winding trails for hiking and biking as well as paddle-friendly rivers all the way to the coast. Some of the nation's most beautiful beaches are just a short drive away.


Apply online at For the complete announcement position description, including qualifications and experience, and to apply please visit This position will be Open Until Filled, with a preferred response date of December 15, 2018


The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action Employer. Any individual requiring special accommodations is requested to advise UWF by contacting UWF Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (Voice) or 1-850-857-6114 (TTY). A criminal background screening is required for successful candidates. E-verify requirements may apply for employment in certain positions.



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University of West Florida - UWF

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