Job Bank 09/16/11

Bibliographer for Business and Economics: University at Albany (State University of New York), Albany, NY

The University at Albany Libraries seek an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, creative librarian to serve as the bibliographer for the University’s School of Business and Department of Economics. Other subject responsibilities will be assigned contingent on the applicant’s qualifications and institutional needs. The successful candidate will evaluate and develop collections and resources; manage subject acquisitions budgets; provide bibliographic instruction and research consultation for faculty and students in assigned subject areas; work with library and teaching faculty to create programs and activities to identify and address user needs; develop, author, and maintain subject Web sites and research guides; and provide general reference services during assigned hours, including some evenings and weekends. Reports to the Associate Director for Collections.

Rank: Assistant Librarian or Senior Assistant Librarian

For qualification requirements and application instructions, please go to http://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=27185.

Application deadline: October 14, 2011

The University at Albany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA employer.

Head of Cataloging Services: University at Albany (State University of New York), Albany, NY

The University at Albany Libraries seek a creative, highly motivated, flexible leader to manage the Cataloging Services Department, consisting of two academic faculty librarians, four paraprofessional faculty, and student assistant support. Responsible for providing leadership related to facilitation of access to information in all formats in a highly automated and constantly changing environment. Works closely and collaboratively with the heads of other departments in the division (Acquisitions Services; Database Maintenance, Processing and Bindery; and Library Systems), as well as others throughout the Libraries, to ensure efficient workflow and high-quality user experience, set goals, and establish priorities.

The incumbent will be an experienced leader with a keen sense of the evolving role of research libraries in the digital age and demonstrated knowledge of best practices and current trends in cataloging. Under the general supervision of the Associate Director for Technical Services and Library Systems, s/he provides expertise and leadership in cataloging (including MARC and other schemas); sets priorities and maximizes staff resources for the benefit of the Libraries’ users; leads the Department in the evaluation and efficient, innovative use of technologies, including the implementation/management of the cataloging, authorities, and indexing features of the current and future integrated library system; leads ongoing review of departmental policies, procedures and organization; serves as the Libraries’ official contact with OCLC; manages the department’s student employee budget; collects and analyzes statistics; and supervises two academic librarians.

Rank: Senior Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian

For qualification requirements and application instructions, please go to http://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=27186

Application deadline: October 14, 2011

The University at Albany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA employer.

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