Job Bank 3/26/12

Career opportunities at: Mills College; the College at Brockport; University of Saint Mary of the Lake; Cornell College; and the College of DuPage

Head of Technical Services & Systems Librarian –  Mills College

“Mills College is a nationally respected independent liberal arts college for women with graduate programs for both women and men… Reporting to the Associate Library Director, this position oversees the Technical Services Department of the F. W. Olin Library. Duties include the overall management and staff supervision of the department including acquisitions, cataloging, serials, physical processing, and database and electronic resource maintenance. The position oversees the daily functions of the department as well as offers the opportunity for innovation and influencing long-range planning and goal setting. This position will partner with the Head of Reference and other staff to foster collaborative initiatives and a strong partnership between technical services and public services…

Application Procedure
To apply, please submit resume, cover letter specifying job title, salary requirements, and contact information for three references to: http://mills.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=30786.  Review of candidates to begin immediately; applications accepted until the position is filled.

The F. W. Olin Library at Mills College “with its collection of over 275,000 print and electronic titles serves current students, faculty, staff, and alumnae. The Library offers courses in bibliographic instruction and works closely with faculty to enhance students’ use and understanding of library research. The Elinor Raas Heller Rare Book Room in the F. W. Olin Library is home to an extraordinary collection of rare books, manuscripts, and arc0hives.”

Systems/Assessment Librarian, The College at Brockport

(Brockport, NY)

Drake Memorial Library invites applications for a Systems/Assessment Librarian. (Assistant/Senior Asst. Librarian Rank) Duties include:

  • Manage, configure and maintain library’s integrated library system (Ex Libris’ Aleph 500) and web OPAC (AquaBrowser).
  • Maintain working knowledge of technologies critical to design and delivery of library services.
  • Investigate emerging technologies-communicate developments to library faculty, staff and students; implement appropriate Web 2.0+ technologies.
  • Assist w/collaborative planning, analysis, and assessment of services. Identify and assess new technologies for use in the delivery of library services.
  • Provide reference and instruction services including some evenings and weekends in rotation with other librarians; perform collection management duties as subject liaison.

Application deadline: Open until filled. For consideration, apply by April 2, 2012. Start date: July 1, 2012 Salary: $40,000+, depending on qualifications.

Electronic Resources Librarian – University of Saint Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary,

(Mundelein, IL)

“The University of Saint Mary of the Lake (www.usml.edu) is the seminary for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago, and offers master and doctoral level degrees in theology, liturgy, ministry and related areas.

Position Summary: The Feehan Memorial Library and McEssy Theological Resource Center seeks a librarian experienced in electronic resources management to organize, manage, provide access to, and plan for the expansion of the Library’s electronic resources. Reporting to the Library Director, this position’s responsibilities include managing licenses, enhancing the ExLibris Voyager ILS, maintaining the Library’s web site, providing library use instruction, and cataloging…

Application Information: Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, and names, email addresses and phone numbers of three references via email to Sandy Hessler shessler@usml.edu. Review begins March 12, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.”

Consulting Librarian for Social Sciences – Cornell College

(Mount Vernon, Iowa)

“Cornell College, a private undergraduate liberal arts college, invites applications for a Consulting Librarian for Social Sciences position in the Cole Library and Center for Teaching & Learning.  This position has faculty status and is eligible for continuing appointment.  The Cole Library provides a unique atmosphere where librarians, Writing Studio staff, and Quantitative Reasoning staff work collaboratively to address course- and college-wide learning objectives.  Responsibilities include information literacy instruction and research consultations for the social science faculty and students, as well as general reference support.  The position will help develop collections to support the curriculum and serve as subject specialist for assigned disciplines.  A successful candidate will have experience in social science research methods, as well as creating research guides and other outreach initiatives that foster and enhance student learning…

Letter of application, vita, graduate transcripts, brief teaching philosophy statement, and three letters of reference should be submitted electronically in Word or PDF format to: apovey@cornellcollege.edu.  The brief teaching philosophy should address the candidate’s commitment to serving a diverse student population.

Formal consideration of applications will begin April 11, 2012.  Email apovey@cornellcollege.edu to apply for this job.”

Humanities Librarian – College of DuPage

(Glen Ellyn, IL)

Full-time, tenure track position in the Library to serve as a reference librarian and liaison to selected academic departments. This position is responsible for reference, collection development, and library and information literacy instruction, and will serve as liaison to the College’s Humanities Division. As part of a dynamic organization, specific assignments may change based on institutional needs…  This position is available August, 2012.  Starting salaries are dependent on education and experience…

To apply please submit your electronic application, unofficial transcripts, a cover letter including a list of three references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and current curriculum vita. Only complete application packets will be given full consideration by the search committee.  Please login if you would like to apply for this position.
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