ATG Job Bank 1/6/16

Professional Career Opportunities


“This is a non-tenured faculty position reporting to the Head of Collection Management.  This position is responsible for the management of the acquisition of resources in all formats, including print monographs and serials, e-books, e-journals, databases and other formats as they evolve.  The position oversees ordering, receiving, licensing, payment, and vendor relations; also participates in the planning, selection, acquisition and management of both print and digital collections.  Meets the Gumberg Library criteria for appointment related to librarianship, scholarship, and service at least at a Librarian II level. Monitors emerging trends in acquisitions. Other duties include compiling accurate and timely statistics, serving as contact person to resolve issues related to acquisitions, and serving on appropriate library, university, and external committees and working groups. Continuing professional development and contribution to the professional literature and activities of professional organizations are expected…”

“The University of Virginia Library seeks a Manager to provide leadership and direction to the Resource Acquisition & Description team.  We are looking for creative individuals who are excited by the prospect of working at a forward-looking organization during times of great change.  Known for the strength and variety of its collections and leadership in digital initiatives, the Library embraces respect, integrity, inclusion, innovation and collaboration in our work within the University, with peer institutions, and with the worldwide community…”  

“The University of Virginia Library seeks a Metadata Librarian to accelerate and creatively expand access to scholarly and library-managed resources…  Reporting to the Manager of the Metadata Analysis and Design unit, the Metadata Librarian will be responsible for creating and maintaining policies for metadata application, analyzing projects and workflows, positioning the Library to actively participate in linked data initiatives, and engage in creative thinking to imagine new possibilities for metadata management and content discovery.  The employee in this position is expected to be current with the community of practice for metadata and discovery, as well as stay abreast of developments within the broader field of metadata librarianship…”

SUNY Buffalo State invites applications for the Director of E. H. Butler Library… The library director leads a full-time staff of 34, including 12 library faculty, and oversees a budget of $3.4 million. Centrally located on campus, the library houses the Information Commons, the Writing Help Center, the Professional Development Center, a dedicated active learning classroom, and a 24/7 StudyQuad and QuietQuad…”

“The University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty position as head of Technical Services in the University Libraries to begin in Summer 2016.

Under the general supervision of the dean of University Libraries, the incumbent has leadership responsibility for the supervision and administration of technical services, which includes acquisitions, cataloging, collection management, serials and electronic resources, and processing and preservation, while holding tenure or tenure-track faculty status and rank…”

“The Catalog Librarian manages all cataloging activities including original cataloging, copy cataloging, and the cataloging of electronic resources. The cataloger is responsible for the maintenance of all MARC bibliographic and item level records in the library’s integrated library system (Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) and in the national OCLC database. This position also manages the federal and state depository collections.  In addition, the cataloger supervises and trains the cataloging paraprofessional, oversees their work, and monitors their workflow.  This person also participates in collection development and University shared governance activities. Requires 6-7 consecutive hours of computer-intensive work daily. Other related duties as assigned….”

“McDaniel College invites applications for a Head of Public Services… This librarian manages the three primary public service areas of the library: Reference, Circulation/Reserves and Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery and ensures closely aligned service points and better utilization and cross-training of staff to provide excellent customer service. Coordinates the library’s reference services with other college librarians and staff and liaises with IT Help Desk support services. Supervises two full-time staff, a grad assistant and indirectly many student assistants. Participates with other librarians in providing instruction, supporting collection development, liaison to assigned departments, and other duties as assigned. Some evening and occasional weekend hours required. The position reports to the Library Director…”



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