Job Bank 4/6/12

Career Opportunities at the University of Arkansas (two positions); Radford University and the University of Georgia

University of Arkansas – Head, Special Collections Department

“The University of Arkansas Libraries invite nominations for and applications … to lead the Special Collections Department, comprised of manuscript collections, rare books, the Architecture Archives, and the University Archives. The head of the Special Collections Department is charged with leading the development of strategic plans, generating national and international interest in the collections, and working collaboratively with other special collections in the nation to enhance the availability of archived materials.

Responsibilities include articulating a strategic focus to achieve the Department’s and Libraries’ goals and priorities; anticipating, initiating, and responding to changes in the University environment and academic programs; structuring the collections to meet the information needs of the University; and ensuring that the Department maintains a strong commitment to excellent customer service…”

(Tenure-track, twelve-month faculty appointment at the rank of Librarian / Professor.)

Benefits: Relocation allowance available. Benefits include TIAA/CREF, Fidelity Mutual Fund, or the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System, 22 days of annual leave, tuition reduction, and health insurance.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Completed applications received by May 15, 2012, will receive full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. Send letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references to libhrofc@uark.edu to the attention of Jeff Banks, Head, Library Human Resources Department, University of Arkansas Libraries, 365 N. McIlroy Avenue, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002.

University of Arkansas – University Archivist

The University of Arkansas Libraries invite nominations for and applications … to advance the University Archives. Reporting to the Head of the Special Collections Department, the Archivist will provide leadership in documenting and maintaining the history of the University. In coordination with the Head of Special Collections, the Archivist develops, executes, and evaluates the strategic vision and priorities for collecting materials of permanent value to the University; develops written policy statements and procedural guidelines for the collection; participates in overall management and policy setting for the Department; and promotes the use and understanding of the collections.

Responsibilities include working with administrative and academic departments and University programs to identify materials of significance to the historical record of the University; arranging and describing materials and ensuring integration with materials in the Arkansas Collection; coordinating with the Libraries’ Web Development Group to maintain the Archive’s Web site; providing reference and research support; maintaining the Web Archiving Service; and working with the Library Systems Department and University Information Technology Services to identify appropriate software for storage and user interface for digital materials.

(Entry level, tenure-track, twelve-month faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Librarian / Assistant Professor.)

Salary: $45,000 … Benefits: Relocation allowance available. Benefits include TIAA/CREF, Fidelity Mutual Fund, or the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System, 22 days of annual leave, tuition reduction, and health insurance.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Completed applications received by May 1, 2012, will receive full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. Send letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references to libhrofc@uark.edu or to the attention of Jeff Banks, Head, Library Human Resources Department, University of Arkansas Libraries, 365 N. McIlroy Avenue, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002.

Radford University – Coordinator of Library Technology

John P. McConnell Library at Radford University seeks a … user-oriented library technologist to join a team of library faculty committed to providing world-class technology support to our academic community.  The Coordinator of Library Technology is primarily responsible for planning, developing, implementing, and maintaining a robust information technology platform supporting the Library’s mission. Responsible for the administration of the Library Information Technology Department, supervision of the department, library technology budgets and purchases…

The Coordinator of Library Technology serves as department head for Library Technology, and supervises two classified staff and two A/P positions.  This is a full time, administrative/professional faculty position.

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University of Georgia – Learning Commons Reference/Instruction Librarian

The University of Georgia Libraries seeks a Learning Commons Reference/Instruction Librarian who will be responsible to the Head of the Reference Department for assisting students, faculty, and staff in making effective use of library resources through virtual and in-person reference assistance, instruction sessions and one-on-one in-depth consultations. The Reference/Instruction Librarian teaches the use of library resources, citation management programs, Internet searching, and applications software. The Reference/Instruction Librarian also develops web pages and other guides for faculty who wish to incorporate library resources into their curriculum. Librarians teach instruction sessions and provide individual reference consultations to students and faculty in all subject areas with a special focus on outreach to assigned liaison departments in the sciences…

Minimum entry-level annual salary is $38,000; commensurate with experience. UGA librarians are non-tenured faculty members. UGA offers an attractive benefits program including a choice of health and retirement plans, dental plan, tuition remission and a relocation allowance; 21 days annual leave, 12 paid holidays.

Qualified applicants who wish to be considered for this position should send as three separate pdf documents their letters of application, complete resumes, and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of three references by May 4, 2012 to: Jan D. Hudson, Human Resources Coordinator, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia 30602-1641 at libjobs@uga.edu.

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