Are you an e-resources professional who wants to make a difference? Know someone who is? Please help us find great candidates to fill this critical position.
NERL invites applications for this exciting new opportunity to work with our national network of research libraries as we endeavor to transform the scholarly communications landscape through the principles outlined in NERL Demands a Better Deal.
The NERL Program Manager position is a unique opportunity for someone who wants to make a difference at network scale. We particularly seek candidates with strong project management and communication skills who are interested in engaging with our membership and overseeing operations of a team focused on developing an innovative, efficient and effective licensing operation. Learn about the position, and instructions for applicants in the full NERL Program Manager posting.
Any questions about the position or the search should be directed to [email protected].
Hosted within the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) and integrated into the CRL administrative structure, the NorthEast Research Libraries (NERL) is a national leader in cooperatively negotiated licensing, working to maximize effective and sustainable access to content for its member institutions. NERL accomplishes this by building and supporting alliances between higher education and the information industry while serving as an advocate for the collective power and influence of academic libraries and their parent institutions. NERL serves as a unified force for change in the scholarly communications landscape, and stimulates and incubates innovative and transformational approaches to facilitate the global dissemination of knowledge. CRL and NERL are committed to actively promoting the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion as key components for serving our members and advancing our global mission.
NERL’s membership consists of 30 core members from leading academic research libraries in the United States, as well as over 100 affiliated academic libraries. NERL provides a forum for collaboration and professional exchange of ideas and NERL members work together to move their campuses towards collective action in scholarly communication and collections management using deliberate, shared strategies and activities in e-resource licensing. In addition to advocating its core values in group negotiations, NERL seeks to use data-driven decision-making to yield a more informed, diverse, inclusive, and equitable academic publishing landscape. NERL aims to leverage the collective input of members to co-create with publishers in building sustainable business models that keep pace with both current and new forms of knowledge production.