Professional Career Opportunities at:
- Villanova University;
- University of Utah;
- Columbia University;
- Brandeis University;
- University of Toronto;
- MOBIUS, Missouri;
- Lees-McRae College, NC;
- DePaul University;
- University of Texas at Austin;
- Georgetown University;
- Smith College;
- Indiana University;
- Montgomery College, MD;
- University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2 positions)
“Falvey Memorial Library seeks a … individual to lead its programs to develop and steward general, special and archival collections in support of teaching, learning and research at Villanova University. Reporting the University Librarian, the Associate Director for Collections (AD) develops and implements a vision for the development, discovery and delivery of information resources of all types and formats. The AD collaborates with library staff, Villanova community, consortia partners, donors, funding agencies, and other library/higher ed. organizations to identify opportunities for developing strong collections and enhancing access to and preserving content…”
“The J. Willard Marriott Library seeks an … professional for the position of Head, Digital Library Services (DLS). This is an excellent opportunity to work with collaborative, energetic, and enthusiastic colleagues in developing and delivering an information environment that significantly advances end-user resource discovery and use of digital library services. Overseeing digital operations, metadata work related to digital projects, and digital preservation services and reporting to the Associate Dean for IT and Digital Library Services…”
“Columbia University Libraries seeks a collaborative and creative Digital Humanities Developer to join the professional staff. The Digital Humanities Developer will provide technology support for digital humanities-focused projects by evaluating, implementing and managing relevant platforms and applications; the Developer will also analyze, transform and/or convert existing humanities-related data sets for staff, engage in creative prototyping of innovative applications, and provide technology consulting and instructional support for Libraries staff…”
“Library & Technology Services (LTS) at Brandeis University is looking for a Serials Coordinator. This person will coordinate daily activities of student staff for processing serial publications to insure efficient workflow; responsible for processing serial publications and perform payment processing for periodicals; supervise the commercial binding process; responsible for maintaining accurate information about our serial holdings(print and online); and assist with maintaining electronic resources…”
“The University of Toronto Library seeks an innovative information professional for a new leadership position. Reporting jointly to the Associate Chief Librarian for Collections and Materials Management and the Director of Library Information Technology Services, the Metadata Technologies Manager will provide guidance, vision, and technical expertise for the selection of the Library’s next library service platform and set the Library’s strategic direction for information management and discovery. Working closely with colleagues on all three campuses, the Metadata Technologies Manager will bring a creative, dynamic perspective to the continuous improvement of data provision and services, lead the development of innovative metadata services, and implement strategies for moving to new metadata standards and modes of data transmission…”
“The OPAC Specialist is responsible for the implementation, design and management of all library catalogs that reside on MOBIUS Clusters, including the MOBIUS Union Catalog. The OPACs are a feature of the Sierra integrated library system software, and serves as the primary method through which library patrons and staff find and request materials. This position will also serve as Help Desk Support for any issues concerning library catalogs, and will serve as backup for other Help Desk staff. The OPAC Specialist works in conjunction with each MOBIUS library/cluster in managing and designing the library catalogs…”
“The Director of Library Services is a supervisory position, responsible for directing quality library services and activities within a multifunctional environment that is inclusive of online learning and extended campus. Oversight includes but is not limited to personnel, budget, campus and public engagement, acquisitions and collection development.
Primary Responsibilities :
- Direct operations of the library
- Serve as liaison to campus and off-campus constituencies
- Direct operations of auxiliary library functions
- Perform other duties as instructed by the Provost…”
“We are currently recruiting for a Digital Scholarship Librarian to join the DePaul University Library. The successful candidate will join a library that has played a leading role on campus in the development of DePaul’s new Digital Humanities program (http://bit.ly/1W6mmzs) and the use of library publishing services to advance open access in undergraduate research and faculty-led initiatives (http://bit.ly/1HHIQw4). With the establishment of the Scholar’s Lab (http://bit.ly/1NLCAZj) in 2013 and coordination of digital project services in 2015 (http://bit.ly/1FsIQBq), the DePaul University Library serves as a catalyst for digital scholarship efforts across the curriculum…”
“In an interim capacity, provide access to and preservation of archival collections, and to continue high priority projects, such as documenting archival functions for the purpose of informing strategic planning and preparation for a DAMS.
Digital curation, including requesting digitization, managing assets, EAD and other access metadata. Archival processing, including preservation and quality assurance efforts. Facilities management, space, and collections appraisal. Accessioning and registrar efforts (record keeping, statistics, reporting). Manage hourly staff, students, and volunteers, and sponsor course projects. Administrative efforts, such as meetings, special projects, planning, committee work, and external relations…”
“The Discovery Services Librarian fosters a seamless experience for users in discovering library resources and services through the development, support, and maintenance of all library discovery strategies and services (including but not limited to the discovery layer, catalog, website and other modes of resource discovery). The Discovery Services Librarian position is part of the Library Information Technology department at Georgetown University Library. Duties include but are not limited to: Participate actively in the ongoing planning, coordination, and delivery of access points for the discovery of library resources and services by faculty, students and researchers. Recommend custom or other solutions and designs for library applications with particular emphasis on the shared discovery platform (Summon) and the library catalog (Sierra OPAC)…”
“Smith College is accepting applications for a Digital Library Applications Administrator to administer digital library applications used by faculty, staff, and students, such as web content management, digital collection repositories, and archives information management and other tools used in support of teaching and learning with library content and services. In addition, consults with content and technology specialists in the Libraries, Information Technology Services and other campus constituencies to design, develop, test and support programs…”
Plans and manages digitization and encoding projects, which includes acting as liaison between the Archives and any offices sponsoring digital imaging projects and the Libraries’ Digital Collections Services department, as well as developing and updating procedures for digital imaging projects undertaken by the Archives.
Provides in-depth reference services to include serving as contact for reference questions during regular, assigned hours as the on-call staff member and determining search strategies by means of reference interviews and knowledge of sources and assist patrons in locating pertinent records…
Develops appropriate and well-conceived projects; provides temporary employees with clear instructions on their responsibilities; and regularly monitors their progress and is available and receptive to their questions and problems…
“…This position is principally based at the Germantown campus and engages in all aspects of an academic public services librarian’s responsibilities, with an emphasis on supporting the information needs of users and faculty in STEM area subjects and programs…
Working with Access Services employees at a single service desk, provides reference, research information and assistance to patrons to promote student learning and course outcomes.
Provides technical and instructional guidance in the use of discovery system, online catalog, databases, LibGuides, and other resources.
Provides lead at Germantown Campus Library in STEM (sciences, technology, engineering, mathematics) subject areas and acts as a collegewide STEM resource contact.
Acquires print, reference, and online electronic collections in STEM areas, including selecting and removing outdated materials, and reviewing literature and seeking input regarding the selection of library materials…”
“The Access Services Division within the UWM Libraries seeks a … professional to support the UWM research and teaching mission by ensuring quality services in a changing academic environment by utilizing data to make informed decisions regarding our valuable resources.
The principle responsibilities include: developing the philosophy of the Shared Services Desk in collaboration with the User Services Division; determining how the Libraries will provide the combined Circulation and Reference Services to the UWM Community; developing, maintaining, and documenting the standards for collection management information within Access Services; generating and analyzing the statistics available via Alma Analytics and other assessment tools; supervising daily operations at the Main Circulation Desk; providing Interlibrary Loan service; coordinating interactions between the ILLiad/Interlibrary Loan system and the Alma Fulfillment and Resource Sharing Integrated Library System. The individual in this role is expected to serve as a model representative of UWM and the Libraries. This individual reports to the Access Services Director…”
“Special Collections at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries is seeking a customer service oriented office/program manager with … organizational skills to help manage a very active Special Collections program.
Under the general supervision of the Head of Special Collections, this position serves as the lead worker and resource person for the Special Collections Department and is responsible for the day to day operations of the area, including staff scheduling; monitoring and ordering supplies; maintaining departmental calendars; ensuring that security and preservation procedures are followed; providing general reference assistance at the service desk; performing catalog maintenance and verification; and maintaining and compiling departmental statistics. The position is also responsible for assisting in the training and supervision of student assistants and interns; production of exhibits; planning and organization of public programs, library instruction sessions, and departmental presentations; departmental website design and upkeep; design of promotional materials; and coordinating responses to correspondence, telephone, and e-mail requests…”