Career Opportunities at:
Hartwick College; Hollins University; and Florida A&M
The Catalog Librarian and Information Literacy Coordinator will unite responsibilities for assigning and managing metadata with significant involvement in the college’s efforts to ensure that its students are skilled in the retrieval, assessment, and application of information.
Responsibilities: Maintain and update the library’s bibliographic, item, and authority records, using the OCLC cataloging subsystem and the Innovative Interfaces Millennium ILS; participate in discussing and formulating policy related to information seeking and discovery on the part of the library’s clientele; supervise one full-time library assistant and one or two student employees; help to plan, implement, and assess a college-wide, interdisciplinary information literacy program; negotiate schedule of library instruction sessions with colleagues; participate directly in instruction.
Send a resume, substantive and responsive cover letter, and contact information for three professional references in one document (pdf or MS Word preferred) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications received by October 22 will be given priority.
|Salary: $36,000 to $41,000|
Hollins University seeks a “University Librarian to build upon the tradition of outstanding services and programs that was recognized with the 2009 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award.
The University Librarian reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, and oversees all facets of the Wyndham Robertson Library’s daily operations and mission in support of academic programs (the undergraduate liberal arts program for women, as well as seven distinctive, co-educational graduate programs). Responsibilities include setting strategies for the library’s programs and services, supervision of all library staff, and development of the library’s budgets to ensure acquisition of library materials. The University Librarian ideally serves as one of four liaison librarians, providing support for instruction, reference, and collection development to a designated division of the undergraduate academic program. The position of University Librarian is a 12-month administrative position with faculty status, but without tenure eligibility. The new hire will assume the role no later than July 1, 2013…
Apply electronically by forwarding an application letter, CV, and contact information for five references to LibrarianSearch@hollins.edu. Application review will begin immediately. Submissions should be received by October 31, 2012 in order to receive full consideration.
Hollins is an independent, liberal arts university offering undergraduate education for women, selected graduate programs for men and women, and community outreach initiatives. Established in 1842 in Roanoke, Virginia, Hollins is Virginia’s oldest chartered women’s college.”
Serves as Head of Library Systems under the direction of the Associate Director of Libraries and works closely with the Associate Director to plan, organize, evaluate, and make policy for the systems supported operations and functions of the University Libraries.
The Emerging Technologies/Systems Librarian has responsibility for the University Libraries’ computer technology and for supporting the Libraries’ web-based services and resources. This includes managing Library Systems operations and four paraprofessional staff; investigating, designing and implementing technologically sound and innovative computer applications; facilitating the use of online instructional materials, tutorials and other digital learning objects; and providing metadata support to collection management and development. This position also provides public research and reference assistance and serves as a subject specialist to assigned disciplines. This position may require evening and weekend duties.
CONTRACT PERIOD: 12 Months
DEADLINE DATE: 10/11/2012
Applicant should submit the following: (1) Cover letter that explains suitability for position, (2) a FAMU employment application (go to www.famu.edu), (3) a current curriculum vitae, (4) the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references, and (5) unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Applications will be received until the deadline date and should be sent to:
C/O Mrs. Carrie M. Gavin, Equal Opportunity Programs
Florida A&M University
674 Gamble Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32307
Online App. Form: http://www.famu.edu/index.cfm?a=employment&p=HowToApply