Job Bank 2/5/13

Career Opportunities at the University of Texas at Arlington; University of Maryland and University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Under the direction of our new Dean, the UT Arlington Library seeks “an Associate University Librarian who embodies our core organizational values of collegiality, flexibility, innovation, transparency, and life-long learning and who will help us move to a new model of service to our campus constituencies. This position serves as the deputy administrator for libraries, collaborating closely with the Dean in management of the University Library…

In support of its Tier One aspiration, UT Arlington is engaged in a significant development campaign. The Associate University Librarian will be intimately involved in the development activities of the library, including research, grant writing, grant
management, and donor cultivation…

Primary duties:

  • Provide leadership in creating and sustaining an organizational culture that embraces learning and growth through risk and experimentation
  • Participate as a senior administrator in the overall management of the library
  • Provide operational leadership for library departments based on experience and skills
  • Develop, evaluate, and implement library policies to carry out the mission of the library and the strategic agenda of the university
  • Advocate for library initiatives through collegial working relationships with faculty and administrators of the university
  • Supervise and evaluate librarians and archivists and provide them with professional development opportunities, motivation, and leadership
  • Assist in the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategic plan, in conjunction with the Dean, and ensure that the library is meeting the mission of the university
  • Plan, promote, and assess library services in support of teaching and learning processes
  • Develop library services to more effectively meet the present and future needs of the campus community we serve

For more information about the library, the University, and the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex, please visit http://library.uta.edu/AUL.

Applicants should send a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for at least three professional references to Bob Samson, Chair of the Associate University Librarian Search Committee, at samson@uta.edu, or to: Bob Samson, Coordinator of Library Systems, University of Texas at Arlington Library, Box 19497, Arlington, TX 76019
Nominations may also be forwarded to samson@uta.edu.

For additional information or to discuss this position further, please call Bob Samson at 817-272-3728. The position is currently available and review of candidates will begin immediately.

The University of Maryland Libraries is seeking an Agriculture & Natural Resources Librarian.  Reporting to the Head of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Library (EPSL), the Agriculture & Natural Resources Librarian manages a combination of duties and expectations.  Duties and responsibilities include: library liaison to specified academic units/departments; data services and management; general and subject-specific research and information service and instruction; new or enhanced services using emerging technologies; collaborative work. The subject librarians have vision and dynamic perspective to help shape new approaches to faculty/library relationships.

Requirements:

  • MLS degree from an ALA-accredited institution of higher education or advanced degree in agriculture or related discipline at time of appointment.
  • Experience with or aptitude for working effectively and creatively with faculty and students.
  • Understanding of current and emerging trends in the assigned subject areas; knowledge of electronic resources and information technologies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to function independently and in groups, build and maintain relationships with partners and library staff; ability to provide exceptional service to a diverse clientele.

Position is appointed to Librarian Faculty Ranks as established by the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Rank at appointment is based on the successful applicant’s experience and relevant credentials. For additional information, consult the following website: http://www.president.umd.edu/policies/ii-100B.html.

For the full position description, please use the following URL:  http://www.lib.umd.edu/hr/employment-opportunities/staff-faculty-positions

APPLICATIONS: Electronic applications required. Please apply online at https://jobs.umd.edu/applicants/Central?quick Find=58481.  No relocation assistance will be provided.  You must be legally able to work in the United States; the University of Maryland Libraries will not sponsor individuals for employment.  An application consists of a cover letter which includes the source of advertisement, resume, and names/e-mail addresses of three references.   Applications will be reviewed as they are received and accepted until March 6, 2013.

The J. Murrey Atkins Library at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking a Science Librarian. The Science Librarian will provide research support to students and faculty members, teach instructional sessions, create online research guides, and assist with collection development for assigned academic programs.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Actively engage with academic programs, university and external communities in assigned subject areas
  • Teach research instruction sessions in assigned subjects and academic programs
  • Develop appropriate instructional and informational aids for students, faculty, and community patrons
  • Serve as collection development liaison for assigned subjects, and monitor budget lines for acquisition of materials
  • Provide research and reference support for assigned subjects to students, faculty, and community patrons
  • Conduct collection evaluations for all proposed new courses and curriculum changes in assigned departments
  • Participate in professional activities and organizations, such as research, publication, and presentation or attendance at conferences
  • Communicate effectively and positively with diverse groups of individuals

POSITION INFORMATION:

  • Full-time (1 year contract with possible renewal dependent on a reappointment review)
  • Work schedule may include occasional evening or weekend classes as needed
  • Reports to the Interim Head of Research and Information Services
  • Excellent benefits package, including 24 days annual leave, 12 days sick leave, and 12 University holidays (see http://hr.uncc.edu/benefits for more information)
  • Salary: $45,000 Minimum (competitive and dependent upon relevant experience and abilities)

TO APPLY:

ONLY ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED: https://jobs.uncc.edu/

(Search Faculty Vacancies – Position #8657)

The following Application Materials must be attached to your electronic submission: Cover letter; Resume, Names (including titles and company/institutions), addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 professional references.

 

 


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