ATG Job Bank 9/11/15

Professional Career Opportunities

Librarian careers

“The University of Minnesota University Libraries seeks a strategic leader for the position of Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Content & Collections. Reporting to the University Librarian, the AUL is a member of the senior leadership of the Libraries and plays a lead role in fostering collaborative strategies to shape a robust and sustainable environment for scholarly content. For more information about this leadership position in the context of the University and the academy, go to: The Libraries’ strategic directions include an expansive and holistic approach to developing and sustaining content to advance scholarship and learning. The Content & Collections division embraces a broad portfolio and the full spectrum of responsibilities around the development, management, preservation, and dissemination of content resources…”

“Wofford College seeks an … individual to join our team as Director of Library Collections, Discovery, and Access Services. This person will have responsibility for coordinating collection development activities in strategic and innovative ways, and for collaboratively guiding cataloging and discovery services. If you have a proven record of engaging faculty and students in collection development, of sound stewardship of financial resources, and of promoting methods that increase discovery and access of resources, you are encouraged to apply…”

“The Director of the Library is responsible for strategic leadership, administrative management and supervision of the Gregg-Graniteville Library at USC Aiken. The Director serves as part of the campus leadership and reports directly to the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (EVCAA). Specific responsibilities include working collaboratively with the Library personnel to fulfill the campus’ educational and research mission through the provision of library resources and services; directing the Library’s long-term and strategic planning; fostering cooperative relationships with external stakeholders and agencies to enhance resources and services available to the USC Aiken community; keeping abreast of the latest developments in academic libraries and higher education; building and sustaining strategic initiatives; participating in campus leadership functions; developing and administering the Library’s budget and resources; overseeing the development and performance of library faculty and staff; participating in the provision of reference services; and sustaining a scholarly and professional record appropriate to appointment at the Associate Professor level or above…

Review of files will begin November 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Only complete files will be reviewed. Apply online at:

In addition to the online application, please submit an electronic copy of your vita and a separate letter of application. Send all academic transcripts and three (3) letters of recommendation to Dr. Tim Lintner, Director of Library Search Committee Chair, Gregg-Graniteville Library, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC, 29801…”

“…Reports To: Director, Library Operations Department: Library-Instructional Design Office Location: Charles Town, WV FLSA Status: Exempt Date Posted: September 10, 2015 Date Closing: Open Until Filled Synopsis of Role: The Academic Services Librarian focuses on the delivery of electronic materials and interlibrary loans to American Public University System’s (APUS) worldwide community. This position provides administrative maintenance of web-based library products and resources, including the University’s content management system. The incumbent is part of headquarters staffing and maintenance of physical collections/archives, but expected to contribute to one of the nation’s leading online libraries…”

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“Kimbel Library at Coastal Carolina University is seeking a … librarian to coordinate assessment activities and to develop programming to engage the university and local community. Reporting to the Head of Access Services, this is a twelve-month, faculty position at either the assistant or associate level depending on qualifications. The person in this position will coordinate the library’s assessment efforts and will play a key role in demonstrating the value of the library, based on sound assessment practices. S/he will coordinate the library’s outreach activities and will develop and coordinate internal and external communications in support of the library’s services and resources. S/he will chair the library’s marketing and outreach committee and will co-chair the library’s social media committee…”

“Lehigh University seeks a user-centric and versatile librarian to provide library research services for engineering students and faculty, while also serving as electronic collections librarian. Working in a cross-functional, collaborative team environment, the librarian coordinates services for departments in the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, creating instructional programs, consulting with students and research faculty, and selecting electronic, print, media, datasets, standards and software resources for engineering disciplines. As electronic collections librarian,  the successful candidate coordinates the library’s processes for trialing, acquiring, licensing and accessing electronic resources, in conjunction with the technical services team and subject librarians…”

“Hawaii Tokai International College (HTIC) is seeking a Head Librarian to work full-time in our Library and Learning Center to assist students, faculty, and staff. The Head Librarian creates an environment that responds to the individual needs of a multicultural population in which services and materials are presented in a user-friendly manner. Duties include, but are not limited to, the overall management and daily operation of the Library and Learning Center, as well as the staffing and supervising of tutors and library staff workers. Additional duties include circulations, cataloging, processing materials, collection development, library instruction, database and electronic resources maintenance, as well as developing and maintaining the annual budget and financial resources…”

“...Dominguez Hills seeks a … professional to join its leadership team in continuing to make its Library a vibrant center for learning, teaching, and research. Reporting to the Dean, the Associate Dean supports the vision for the Library’s mission, strategic planning, and goals. The Associate Dean directs and evaluates the work of several library staff and provides leadership and oversight to the Library faculty. In collaboration with the Dean, the Associate Dean plays a significant role in all aspects of Library-wide planning, budgeting, personnel planning and management, planning for new services, policy and procedures development, assessment, marketing, and oversight of daily Library operations…”

“…This tenure-track position reports directly to the Associate Dean for Resources Management and Library Systems. Responsible for coordinating the Libraries’ user experience efforts, for both the online and physical library environments. This new position will work to develop relationships with the Libraries various user communities and utilize information gathered from these relationships to identify and prioritize the user needs as they pertain to the libraries. Working collaboratively, the UX Librarian will be responsible for the development and implementation of programming, activities and projects designed to improve the overall user experience of the libraries. They are expected to participate in local, regional and national organizations as appropriate…”

“Utah State University Libraries seek an … librarian to assume management of the Libraries’ digital scholarship efforts, including the university’s thriving institutional repository (IR), DigitalCommons@USU, and other scholarly communication activities. The successful candidate will have a keen interest in the extensive scholarly communication landscape including: digital publishing and preservation, open access, open education, open data, and related intellectual property issues. Reporting to the Head of Digital Initiatives, the position is a 12-month, tenure track faculty appointment with rank as Assistant Librarian…”


“Loyola University Chicago invites applications from … librarians with a strong public services commitment to join our team of reference/subject specialists. Librarians at Loyola University Chicago are non-tenured, but participate in a system of rank and promotion for the library faculty which encourages professional development activities. This position reports to the Head of Reference Services and is based at Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus in Rogers Park, but some of the job’s responsibilities may require travel to Loyola’s Water Tower Campus in downtown Chicago.

This position will serve as the liaison to several programs for first and second year students, including the Core Writing Seminar for freshmen, the Office of First and Second Year Experience, and New Student Orientation. As liaison to these programs, the successful candidate will coordinate instruction and outreach for first and second year programs and take a leading role in outreach and assessment…”

 The University of Alabama seeks a faculty librarian to hold a split appointment (60/40) in the University Libraries and the Department of English to continue our excellent support of digital scholarship at The University of Alabama. In addition to conducting his or her own research and teaching in the Department of English, the successful candidate will serve as an ambassador within the University of Alabama faculty to promote the resources and community of the Alabama Digital Humanities Center (ADHC).

“The University of Arkansas Libraries seek applications from … candidates for the position of Head of the Physics Library.  The head will provide services for physics and mathematics programs and interdisciplinary programs closely aligned with physics (nanoscience, space and planetary sciences, microelectronics-photonics, and other related disciplines).  Reference and research services, instruction on resources, liaison and outreach activities, and collaborative collection development are the core responsibilities…”
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