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Library Director – Waldorf College, IA

Waldorf College seeks candidates for the position of Library Director for a full time 12 month appointment. The director is responsible for the library’s strategic plan, budget management, personnel administration, collection development, and information literacy instruction. The director will continue to support the educational goals of residential and online programs by collaborating with students, faculty, library staff and administration. The position begins as soon as March 21, 2014, but start time can be negotiated.

This is an academic appointee position with faculty status that reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs. Expectations include professional involvement in the college, community achievement, service at state, regional and national library levels, and scholarly activities.  Applications will be reviewed until position is filled, however, for full consideration, please submit your materials by March 1, 2014…

Contact:
Send letter of application addressing the qualifications above, a current vita, three letters of recommendation, and copies of graduate transcripts to Dr. Scott Searcy, VPAA, Waldorf College, 106 S. Sixth Street, Forest City, IA 50436 or via e- mail to academicaffairs@waldorf.edu.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Assistant University Librarian for Research Resources, the Head of Special Collections & Archives and University Archivist provides leadership and vision for the department and, in collaboration with other library units, oversees all activities including collecting, processing, organizing, preserving, and making accessible collections of rare books, manuscripts, archives, photographs, digital collections, and other rare and special materials.  The Head is actively involved in donor cultivation and fundraising as well as grant writing and implementation.  As University Archivist, the incumbent administers activities related to UCI’s historical records and documents.  The Head provides expertise and creativity in the development of excellent special collections and archives in a variety of formats. Major collections include the Critical Theory Archive, the Southeast Asian Archive, and the University Archives, as well as in-depth collections on Orange County and California history, dance and performing arts, 20th-century political pamphlets, artists’ books, rare books, and small press books. The Department is also responsible for the curation of unique UCI digital scholarship…

Salary & Benefits:  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience based on the University of California pay scales.  Appointment is anticipated to be at the Associate Librarian or Librarian rank with a salary of $50,448-$100,212 plus an annual administrative stipend.

Librarians are entitled to two days per month of annual leave, thirteen paid holidays, and one day per month sick leave.  The University has an excellent retirement system and offers a variety of group health, life, and disability insurance plans.  Benefits are equal to approximately 40% of salary.

Deadline for Applications:  Applications received by March 25, 2014 will receive first consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

To Apply:  Qualified applicants who wish to be considered for this position should submit the information requested (cover letter; résumé; and the names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of three references, with a statement of each reference’s professional relationship to the applicant) via UC Recruit at:  https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF02222

About the Position: The successful candidate for this position will have a clear vision of the changing landscape of library collections and scholarly communication, and will be committed to leadership in a collaborative and participatory environment.Western Libraries strives to further Western s identity as an institution that welcomes and embraces diversity, and encourages applications from diverse candidates.

Position Responsibilities:The Director of Scholarly Resources and Collection Services has responsibility for leading and administering collection development and collection services, and overseeing scholarly communications at the Western Washington University Libraries. In this highly visible position, the Director provides leadership for the selection and management of collections, including oversight for the resource access budget, cataloging, acquisitions, ILL, circulation, and scholarly communication. The Director coordinates the development and promotion of sustainable models of scholarly communication as it evolves on campus and in the library profession and supervises the Scholarly Communications Librarian in charge of the Institutional Repository and open access publishing. The Director works closely with library leadership, staff, and external stakeholders to develop other digital initiatives. The Director reports to the Dean of Libraries and serves on the Dean s Leadership Group. This is a full time, tenure track faculty position. Rank and salary to be determined by qualifications…

Application Instructions and Requested Documents:To be considered for this position, application materials must be submitted via WWU s Electronic Application System for Employment (EASE) athttp://www.wwu.edu/jobs. Please submit a cover letter specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification to the candidate. Note: you will need to use Internet Explorer to utilize this online application system.
Other Information:
For further information, please contact Ms. Connie Mallison, Search Committee Coordinator, by email atConnie.Mallison@wwu.edu.

George Mason University Libraries seek an experienced professional who is attuned to the changing landscape of publishing, knowledgeable about relevant and emerging technologies, able to successfully integrate a university press with a robust digital library publishing program and effectively serve as advocate for the initiative across the university. Successful candidate will provide leadership in planning, business management, contract administration, staffing, and external relations for Mason Publishing—a new library-based publishing enterprise at George Mason University.

Responsibilities:
Incumbent will manage an integrated program of existing and planned services including the institutional repository, ETDs, e-journal hosting, e-book production, conference proceedings, data publication, and the university press. A key responsibility is developing and sustaining a mix of open access and market-focused digital publishing initiatives that will bring together the distinct strengths and perspectives of the publishing and library domains. We seek a change-agent successful at developing sustainable partnerships across the university…

ll applications for this position (FA730z) must be submitted online at George Mason’s employment page <https://jobs.gmu.edu/>. Applicants must submit letter of application; resume; and names, addresses (including e-mail) and phone numbers of three current references.

Questions should be directed to Debra Hogan, Executive Assistant to the University Librarian, dhogan1@gmu.edu. Review of applications begins March 14, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.

Illinois State University’s Milner Library is seeking a knowledgeable, energetic, innovative, service-oriented person to be a Cataloging and Metadata Librarian for collections acquired for its Teaching Materials Center and two University laboratory school libraries, Thomas Metcalf School (PreK-8) and University High School. Reporting to the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services, the Cataloging and Metadata Librarian performs original and complex copy cataloging for books, textbooks, and materials such as graphic novels, educational models, puppets, kits, posters, and games, according to national standards and utilizing OCLC Connexion and the Voyager ILS. The incumbent develops comprehensive bibliographic descriptions, assigns subject headings according to Library of Congress practice (LCSH and CSH), and call numbers using the Dewey Decimal Classification. This position serves as a resource for librarians at the laboratory school libraries and the Teaching Materials Center on matters related to cataloging and classification, and provides oversight for bibliographic records received through WorldCat Cataloging Partners. ..

Application Info:

Instructions to applicants: To assure full consideration please submit the following by March 14, 2014:

  • a cover letter,
  • resume, and
  •  names of 3 professional references

to: michelle.kaiden@ilstu.edu

or mail to:

Cataloging and Metadata Librarian Search Committee
Illinois State University
Milner Library
Campus Box 8900
Normal, IL 61790-8900

Initial review of applications will begin Mar. 14, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

Tusculum College is seeking an … librarian for the Thomas J. Garland Library to provide distance education library services for the nontraditional adult students and the faculty in the Tusculum College Graduate & Professional Studies program (Northeast region) and to be the library’s Webmaster. Based at Greeneville, the librarian will provide in-person, telephone, and electronic support for GPS teaching and learning activities and provide information literacy classes (and assessment) and library orientation (virtual and physical) for students and faculty in the Distance Education community.  Garland Library maintains an active WWW presence with links to its services, resources, and other activities. The librarian will maintain the library’s web pages, revising and expanding as required, and will seek to provide innovative new online learning resources (e.g. online tutorials, web applications, etc.)…

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit an application and FCRA disclosure (found at the top of the page) along with a cover letter, resume, and three references. Submit materials electronically to tcresume@tusculum.edu, or Tusculum College, Human Resources, Attn: Distance Learning Librarian, NE/Library Webmaster and Assistant Professor of Library Science Search, P.O. Box 5093, Greeneville, TN 37743 EOE/E-Verify

 

 

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