Professional Career Opportunities:
- Government Printing Office;
- St. Edward’s University, TX;
- Cornell University
- New York University;
- Wheaton College, IL.;
- California State University, Northridge;
- Boston College;
- University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus;
- University of California, Berkekey;
- Goucher College, MD;
- Loyola University, IL
“The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is seeking a new Chief of Library Technical Services (LTS) to oversee one of three organizational units in Library Services and Content Management (LSCM). The incumbent will be responsible for the management and administration, strategic planning, development, and deployment of all library technical services functions for Federal Government information resource lifecycle management. This includes acquisitions, classification, bibliographic and metadata creation, web harvesting and archiving, and preservation services for GPO’s Information Dissemination Programs: the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP), the Cataloging and Indexing Program (C&I), the International Exchange Service (IES), and the By-Law Program. These programs are authorized by U.S.C. Title 44.
This is a full-time position, and the incumbent will work in GPO’s Washington, D.C. office. The application period closes August 14, 2015. View the job announcement…”
“Under the supervision of the Library Director, the Acquisitions and Metadata Librarian manages acquisitions, metadata, and processing activities for library resources that are monographic in nature. Annual salary is $63,600 – $65,000 depending on qualifications and experience.
St. Edward’s University is looking for a … person to become our new Acquisitions and Metadata Librarian. Manage a robust acquisitions program and implement metadata and processing activities for monographic library resources for a dynamic liberal arts university in Austin, Texas. This full time position reports to the library director. The position is currently available and review of applications begins immediately…”
Cornell University Library’s (CUL) Acquisitions and E-Resources Licensing Services (AERLS) within Library Technical Services (LTS) is seeking a Web Archiving and Emerging Formats Librarian.
Under the general direction of the Director of AERLS, the position performs daily operations, including management and development of workflows and services in emerging areas of acquisitions and e-resource management such as streaming media, software, data sets, and archived Websites.
“New York University Libraries seek an experienced collections librarian to coordinate program initiatives and collection development in engineering and related fields. Reporting to the Head of Science and Engineering for the Division of Libraries, this position is a tenure-track faculty role and leads small team of subject specialists in the fields of applied physics, chemical and biological engineering, civil engineering, electrical and computer engineering, finance and risk engineering, mechanical and aerospace engineering, technology management, and urban systems and works with subject librarians in these fields on the development and implementation of collection policies, liaison with academic departments and programs and in formulating the Libraries’ response to and collaboration with new teaching and research initiatives in an increasingly interdisciplinary environment…”
“Wheaton College invites applications for the position of Special Collections Librarian. This is a library faculty position with rank and salary dependent upon qualifications. Excellent benefits package, including mortgage and tuition assistance programs.
Desired qualifications: Strong commitment to teamwork and collegiality, excellent communication skills, and strong work ethic. Master’s degree in library science. Ability and desire to contribute to the academic lives of Wheaton’s faculty and students as demonstrated by additional graduate degree(s), academic interests, and/or accomplishments. Experience working in an archival or special collections setting…”
The Digital Collections & Preservation Librarian supports the mission of the Digital Library program at BC by guiding data management, digital preservation and digital archiving activities for an increasing amount of born-digital and digitised content. Working closely with the Head of the Digital Library Program and in concert with team members, this professional will consider all stages of the life cycle, from the point of capture through to repository ingest. S/he will establish and document policies; contribute to planning for projects and ongoing production; advise on equipment, metadata, standards and formats; and communicate broadly with collaborators and stakeholders within the library and externally…”
“Under general supervision, the Cataloging and Metadata Specialist performs original descriptive
and subject cataloging of complex materials using standard cataloging and classification tools.
The incumbent specializes in original cataloging of serials and other continuing resources,
electronic books, and archival materials for Special Collections, and Archives; performs adaptive
cataloging of library materials in all subjects and formats; provides specialized and technical
support to Cataloging staff in tasks related to bibliographic control, authority control, and
database maintenance; assists in the development and application of cataloging policies and
“…Provides leadership and oversight of all administrative activities, including budget, facility, and personnel management to meet current needs and anticipate future priorities. Leads the conceptualization, design, implementation, coordination, and management of strategic planning. Represents the Library in the Academic Senate, institutional committees, task forces, and accreditation processes. Assign responsibilities, creates and reviews position descriptions for library faculty and staff according to the Strategic Plan. Administers and regularly assess the effectiveness of library services, technology, and resources availability to continuously improve and enhance student learning, the renewal of academic programs, faculty teaching and research, in general…”
$59,089 – $73,126, per annum, based upon qualifications
This is a full time appointment available starting November 2015.
The University of California, Berkeley invites applicants for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian (ERL). Reporting to the Head of the Acquisitions Department, the successful applicant will have a thorough understanding of and experience with licensing and supporting access to electronic resources. The ERL will manage key e-resource information systems and will be responsible for the production and dissemination of statistics related to resource (both print and electronic) acquisition, licensing and usage…”
“…Reporting to the Collection Management Librarian, the cataloging/metadata librarian will provide leadership in the establishment and management of local metadata standards for the library’s evolving digital content initiatives. The librarian will perform original cataloging for resources in all formats in the library’s circulating and special collections, including the world-class Jane Austen Collection; will formulate policies, procedures, and training standards to expedite copy cataloging and processing of materials; and will play a critical role in evaluating and implementing potential successors to the library’s current online catalog system…”
…As a member of the library web team co-administers, customizes, updates, securitizes and assists in maintenance of a content management system (CMS) currently Drupal. Systematically checks existing content on a regular basis and updates as needed. Develops and documents processes. Co-coordinates and conducts usability and accessibility testing of library web pages and electronic library resources. Where possible, coordinates and directs improvements to usability and accessibility. Maintains usage statistics about library web sites and interfaces. Troubleshoot resource information in the EZ Proxy database. Supports and/or leads a variety of digital initiative projects. Staffs a busy Service Desk during assigned shifts. Participates in the Library’s instructional programs and produces research guides and instruction on data management…”