Career Opportunities at the University of Arkansas – Little Rock; Florida Institute of Technology; University of Mississippi; Texas A&M University and the MIT Lincoln Laboratory


The University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) invites applications for the position of Head of Acquisitions (R98111-01), a faculty appointment with rank leading to tenure. The successful candidate will provide leadership and expertise in all issues relating to the ordering and receipt of library materials, including: overseeing ordering and receiving of all library materials; processing payments and preparing appropriate reports and statistics; and closely monitoring budget allocation for materials. The position supervises 3 FTE staff. All library faculty are responsible for working collaboratively to achieve University and Library goals and objectives. In addition, faculty members must meet the requirements for tenure and promotion…

For more detailed information visit the library homepage http://library.ualr.edu or UALR home http://www.ualr.edu. To apply: submit a letter of application (reference R98111-01), summary of experience and career goals, a detailed resume and the names of three references to: Suzanne Martin, Director of Administrative Services, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Ottenheimer Library, 2801 S. University, Little Rock, AR 72204. Electronic submissions are preferred at csmartin@ualr.edu include R98111-01 in the subject line or fax to: 501-569-8814. Official transcripts will be required at time of hire. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Florida Institute of Technology’s Evans Library (http://lib.fit.edu) invites applications for the new position of Director of the Research Collection. Experienced professionals are encouraged to apply for this full-time faculty position that reports to the Dean of Libraries and is a part of the Library Leadership Team.

This position was established to integrate, organize, and manage all Library scholarly information resources as a single dynamic collection. Comprised of databases, print, electronic, microform, and on-demand-delivery books, periodicals, and government resources, the collection has been developed to mirror the research interests and information needs of the entire university community. Together, the Library’s Directors of Administration, Research Systems, Research Services, Research Instruction, and Research Collection assure that on-campus and online students and faculty have just-in-time access to needed resources.

Applications received by May 28, 2012 will be given first consideration. Send cover letter, résumé, and the names and contact information for at least three references to:

Angela Taylor, Director of Administration, Florida Institute of Technology, Evans Library, 150 W. University Blvd., Melbourne, FL 32901 ataylor@fit.edu

The University of Mississippi Libraries seeks an Electronic Resources Librarian … to provide leadership and effective management for the libraries’ electronic resources. Working in a team environment, the incumbent will be responsible for leading library-wide efforts to optimize technologies designed to help publicize the libraries’ collections, and for providing user-centric services for information access and discovery…

The position is a 12-month, tenure-track faculty appointment. Minimum annual salary is $45,000, and is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Apply online at http://jobs.olemiss.edu. Applicants will be asked to include a letter of application, vita, and the names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of three current professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The job duties for the Serials/Electronic Resources Librarian include: (1) Supervises Periodicals Department; (2) provides customer service to patrons of the department; (3) provides Reference Desk services; (4) provides for access to the periodicals collection in all formats and acquiring, creating, and maintaining databases of electronic resources; (5) participates in library instruction; (6) acquires, processes, and maintains the periodicals collection; (4) participates in collection development in other areas; (5) serves on Library/University committees; (6) participates in professional development/scholarly activities; and (7) performs other duties as assigned. This position reports to Assistant Vice President and Director of the Library.

To Apply: (1) Go to http://hr.tamucc.edu/jobopportunity.htm and click on “Islander Jobs – Apply Here.” Follow the steps on the web site to create an application account. NOTE: To be considered, all applicants must submit the following documents: (1) vita; (2) cover letter; and (3) the names and contact information, including email addresses, of 5 references. Application packages cannot be changed once they are submitted.

Position Summary:  MIT Lincoln Laboratory has pioneered in advanced electronics since its origin in 1951 as a Federally Funded Research and Development Center of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Knowledge Services team is currently developing infrastructure for a digital preservation repository system. As such, we seek a Digital Preservation Archivist to join our team and direct strategic and project planning for our digital archives.

Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Archivist and the Knowledge Service Sector Manager, the Digital Preservation Archivist will define and apply the methodology and standards of archival best practices to born-digital and digitized archival collections; determine specifications for a digital repository and associated tools that meet the management, access, and preservation needs of Laboratory Archives collections; and enhance processes for acquisition, description, access, preservation, and future migration of assets. This individual will develop plans, specifications, procedures, and manuals to support the collection and management of digital archival content. Will serve as the primary adviser to the Knowledge Services and Archives teams on digital preservation issues, including maintaining current awareness of new technologies and initiatives in the field.

 

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