Job Bank 4/12/12

Career opportunities at Kansas State; Northeastern University; the College of the Sequoias; Georgetown University; University of Tennessee, Northeastern University; and the New York Library Association

“Kansas State University Libraries invite applications and nominations for the position of Head, Faculty and Graduate Services Department. To support the University’s goal of becoming a top-50 public research university by 2025, this critical leadership position in the recently re-structured department will collaboratively develop and implement services tailored to faculty and graduate level research and teaching; lead new initiatives; hold administrative responsibilities; and participate in departmental work.

This is a full-time tenure track position, and the candidate should have an established and evolving professional record of scholarly/creative accomplishments and professional service necessary for pursuing tenure at Kansas State University Libraries. This position reports to the Assistant Dean of the Research, Education, and Engagement Division…”

To Apply Please send:

  • A letter of application. To greatly strengthen your application, please apply your communication skills to clearly address the position responsibilities and qualifications listed above, and demonstrate how your work style, vision, and other distinctive qualities would enhance our organization.
  • A curriculum vitae
  • Names and contact information for three references to libhr@k-state.edu, attention Michelle Bowen. Please include HEADFGS in the subject line. Deadline for applying is May 11, 2012…”

Under the direction of the Vice President of Academic Services, the Director of Learning Resources will be responsible for the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of the college’s library and tutorial services for the District. The Director of Learning Resources needs to function as a reference/academic librarian, supervises: staff, curriculum, facilities, budget and related tasks for the assigned programs…

Applicants must submit the following materials which must be received by Human Resource Services on or before the application deadline: April 23, 2012 / 4:30 p.m:

  • Application for Academic or Administrative Service.
  • Statement which addresses how the applicant’s experience and/or education enables him/her to be able to perform the Representative Duties.
  • Current resume.
  • Transcripts—Copies of transcripts of college/university
  • work may be sent with the application package. Official transcripts are required for employment.

Send to:
Linda Reis, Human Resource Services, (559) 730-3867, E-mail: LindaRei@cos.edu

“Under the general direction of the Head of the Electronic Resources & Serials Unit, the Electronic Resources Librarian is responsible for managing and maintaining the complex functions of the Library’s electronic resources, including e-books, and its services. This includes acquisitions, cataloging, technical support, OpenURL technical configurations, management of an Electronic Resources Management System, vendor relations and usage statistics. This position will also contribute to the development and implementation of plans, policies and procedures for the acquisition, management, discovery and technical maintenance of electronic resources, including the evaluation and implementation of new systems and customizing public interfaces of those systems. In addition to these responsibilities, this position will direct and supervise special projects for the Unit; serve on library and university-wide committees and task forces and participate in library-wide initiatives as required; serve as back-up to Systems Librarian for Technical Services and Library Information Technology tasks; and serve as a back-up to the Head of the Electronic Resources and Serials Unit, advising the Library staff on matters pertaining to electronic resources access issues as needed…

Salary: $ 48,000.00 — $ 54,156.96     APPLY FOR THIS POSITION

The University of Tennessee Libraries’ invites applications for the position of Electronic Resources Specialist.  This position provides leadership for the process of investigating, negotiating, and licensing electronic resources in a team environment where the life cycle of electronic resources is managed.  The Electronic Resources Specialist supervises one FTE staff position and reports to the Head of Electronic Resources and Serials Management.  Responsibilities include investigating and comparing vendor products and offers, establishing and maintaining effective vendor relations, negotiating and documenting license terms and pricing, and collaborating in the management of the Serials Solutions electronic resources management system.

Working closely with the Associate Dean for Collections, Head of Electronic Resources & Serials Management, Head of Research Collections, and Electronic Resources Coordinator, this position contributes to the success of electronic resources and serials collections acquisition and management.

In consultation with the University of Tennessee’s Director of Contracts Administration, Purchasing Director, General Counsel, and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Office of Vice Chancellor for Budget & Finance, this position negotiates and reviews digital resource licenses and user agreements to ensure their compliance with established standards, requirements, best practices, and copyright guidelines to ensure the broadest educational use.

This is an Assistant Professor, tenure-track, 12 month position.  Salary: $48,000. The position is available July 1, 2012.

“The Web Applications Developer is charged for designing, programming, and/or adapting existing web tools to augment and enhance the Library’s various web-based systems. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining and augmenting the Library’s Drupal-based web site (library.northeastern.edu), as well as contributing to the development of other core services, such as the Digital Repository Service, remote service systems, and the online catalog, and will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with library colleagues as well as colleagues in IS and across campus, and participate in an ongoing evaluation of emerging academic and library technologies…”

The New York Library Association (NYLA), established by Melvil Dewey in 1890, is the oldest state library association in the country and represents school, college, special and public libraries, library staff, trustees, and students from around the state.  NYLA has a staff of 4.5 FTE with offices located in Guilderland, New York.  The Executive Director reports to the NYLA Council and is responsible to the membership for the creation and implementation of programs and activities to ensure that the goals and objectives of the association are attained.

The expected start date for the position will be on or before September 1, 2012.

Review of applications will begin on April 23, 2012 and will continue until an appointment is made.

Please send cover letter, résumé, and the names and contact information for three professional references by e-mail to Matthew Bollerman, Chair, NYLA Search Committee at mbollerm@suffolk.lib.ny.us

 

 

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