ATG Job Bank 11/3/15

Professional Career Opportunities at:


“…Develops the library’s collections to support the curriculum and research needs of NSU and the Broward County community. Manages and supervises assigned staff members. Assists Director in the overall management of Technical Services. Required Experience: Masters of Library Science degree from an ALA-accredited school. Minimum of five (5) years’ experience as professional librarian, including two years of experience in collection development…”

“SUNY Oswego seeks a … leader to serve as Library Director who is committed to extending the successful programs and services of the library to meet the changing needs of the 21st century student. The ideal candidate will lead Penfield Library’s continuing collaborations with other college constituents to further its mission as a partner in the teaching and learning process. The ideal candidate will be an advocate of the library’s mission within and beyond the College. Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs/Provost, the Director will lead a progressive library that is central to SUNY Oswego’s initiatives, including sustainability, civic engagement, global competency, and faculty-student collaborative research activities. The candidate will support SUNY Oswego’s mission and strategic plan, Tomorrow Plan…”

“…This position is open immediately. Duties and Responsibilities: The primary focus for the Coordinator for Repository Services will be aiding scholars to deposit both scholarly output and data in repositories—institutional, disciplinary, or otherwise—that can ensure sustained access to their work over time. The Coordinator interacts closely with other members of the Repository Management Team, the Research Data Service, and the Scholarly Communications and Publishing units, to ensure that both user-facing and back-office functions of Library repositories support scholars’ needs and preferences…” 

“Oberlin College, …  seeks a … leader as its next Director of Libraries. Oberlin seeks a professional with substantial experience in academic library leadership and an understanding of the major challenges facing academic libraries such as: collection development, technology integration, space planning and utilization, and the need for effective staff and organizational development to support rapidly changing user needs and expectations. A successful candidate will possess a record of innovation, creativity, and invention achieved by working collaboratively with others; knowledge of emerging digital technologies and their potential within the domains of pedagogy, scholarship, and scholarly communication; public presence and the ability to represent the College effectively; and the ability and willingness to engage with potential donors and to seek funds and resources…”

… Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Collections and User Services, the position will oversee the operational management of DUL staff engaged in technical services activities, including acquisitions, receiving, cataloging, e-resource management, and metadata creation.  This position is responsible for the overall administration and coordination of work and for establishing and implementing technical services policies, standards and procedures…”

“The Director of Sales general responsibility will be to solicit prospective customers in the corporate, government and medical markets to present Plum Analytics.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide balanced sales coverage of accounts in territory
  • Work in conjunction with regional sales teams
  • Achieve an established new sales quota each fiscal year for PLUM Analytics products
  • Have quotes prepared, literature sent, and coordinate with the Account Executive to set up trials when appropriate
  • Travel 80%; including attendance of conferences and sales meetings as deemed necessary by Sales Management…


“These positions are “goal oriented positions responsible for identifying and developing relationships with LYRASIS’ membership, deepening and expanding existing participation and increasing revenue for an assigned territory. Working closely with LYRASIS’s organizational teams, these positions develops and executes LYRASIS’s membership, outreach and consultative sales programs and activities. This includes, but is not limited to, collecting membership needs and feedback; developing targeted outreach plans; building effective relationships with state libraries, archives, museums, and consortia to facilitate cooperation and collaboration; and promoting LYRASIS’ products and services…”

“William & Mary Libraries is currently seeking applications for the position of Cataloging & Metadata Librarian. We seek a creative, energetic, and collaborative individual to join our team…

The Cataloging & Metadata Librarian produces original cataloging in various media and languages and supports e-resource access projects which impact all of William and Mary Libraries. He/She manages responsibilities in catalog maintenance, including authority work, batch loading of records, and manipulations of current records for improved access. He/She focuses on forward thinking approaches to the discovery and use of library collections. He/She is responsible for cataloging, metadata, quality control, knowledge of changing metadata standards, knowledge of automatic indexing and metadata processes, and other duties associated with the creation and maintenance of data related to Library print and e-collections. He/She provides assistance to library patrons and staff in using the catalog to discover needed resources. He/She provides leadership on cataloging and metadata projects, including e-resource access projects…”

“The George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, seeks applications and nominations for the position of Chair for Cataloging and Discovery Services. The department provides descriptions for and access to materials and resources held at the University of Florida in all formats and subjects, including unique and cultural heritage collections. The department actively supports the digital publishing and data curation programs of the Smathers Libraries. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Discovery and Access, the Chair for Cataloging and Discovery Services is a tenure track library faculty position which provides leadership, strategic vision and direction for fully integrating emerging metadata standards and linked data technologies into academic library cataloging practices…”

“The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications … for the position of Special Collections Technical Services Librarian (16173). Reporting to the Head of Special Collections Technical Services, the Special Collections Technical Services Librarian will be dedicated to improving access to and discovery of archival materials in Special Collections with a special focus on accessioning. The incumbent will join a department responsible for accessioning, processing, preserving, and providing access to Special Collections materials in all formats. This department works closely with the Digital Collections Department in the Special Collections Division and the Discovery Services Department in the Collections, Acquisitions, and Discovery Division…”

“The Orbis Cascade Alliance invites applications and nominations for the position of Executive Director. This is an exceptional opportunity to shape major programs, strategic directions, and service initiatives for one of the nation’s premier library consortia. The Alliance develops and applied innovative strategies and technologies in meeting the information, learning, and research needs of 37 institutions of higher education in the Pacific Northwest of the United States…”

“This position organizes and delivers research and instruction services and initiatives to Wellesley College students, faculty, staff and other constituencies engaged in the academic work of the College.
The Assistant Director for Research Services provides leadership and direction for the Research Services team staff (5); establishes the recommended direction and path of Wellesley’s library research services strategy; develops, directs and manages services and programs which foster information literacy and curricular innovation; and supports the College’s educational and research missions through the promotion of information resources and tools. This position participates in the work of the group and supports the U.S. Government’s Federal Depository Library Program…”

“St. Mary’s College of Maryland, a public liberal arts college, is accepting applications for the position of Director of the Library and Media Center, beginning July 2016. The Director provides strategic vision and leadership for the library, archives, and media center in support of the College’s liberal arts mission. The College seeks a leader with a deep commitment to the liberal arts and undergraduate education and a desire to actively participate in a supportive campus community…”

“The Librarian for Slavic & East European Studies is the subject specialist who supports the research and teaching mission of a multi-disciplinary academic program at Yale. In a collaborative arrangement between Yale and Brown University Libraries, s/he also provides services for Brown, through both in-person visits and virtual communication. The librarian develops strong working relationships with faculty, students, and affiliated researchers across departments at both institutions, taking initiative to identify and meet their expectations for collections and services. S/he provides advanced reference and research consultations, maintains online research guides, offers library instruction, and may also have opportunities for involvement in outreach, instruction, and exhibits relating to archival and special collections and participation in digital initiatives…”


“As an integral part of the Discovery and Access Team, UALR seeks a collaborative, innovative, and user-focused individual for the newly created position of Library Systems and Metadata Specialist (R97098). The Specialist will manage the university’s integrated library system and collaboratively develop and support workflows for standardizing and integrating various metadata sources. The team is committed to mentoring and providing ILS (Sierra) training for the right candidate, so the position is ideal for new graduates or for librarians seeking a change in specialization. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree. A master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program is preferred. Experience working in a library setting (via professional experience or internship) is also desirable…”

As an integral part of the Technology and Digital Initiatives unit, the Digital Systems and Support Coordinator (R97134) will collaborate with personnel across the division, throughout the university, and with external partners to develop and manage a leading-edge, technology-rich library and archives division. Reporting to the Director of Technology and Digital Initiatives, the coordinator provides leadership and supervises the day-to-day technology operations of the Collections and Archives division. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and three years of professional experience. Master’s degree preferred.

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