ATG Job Bank 3/31/16

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…The Digital Projects Coordinator manages projects for the newly launched Digital Imaging Service serving the campus as well as regional museums and archives. This position is a key component in a large initiative to develop unique and compelling digital collections for research and education. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to help establish and expand a nascent digitization program at a Carnegie R1: Research University and ARL member library, work with diverse collections such as historic archival materials and artifacts, fascinating biodiversity specimens such as fossils, insects, and minerals, while also exploring the application of new technologies such as 3D imaging and representation. The Digital Projects Coordinator reports to the Assistant Director for Digital Imaging and Preservation Services.
We are seeking someone who would prefer to work an alternative / afternoon schedule (for example, 12pm to 8pm), so that they may supervise student workers on weekday evenings.
Applicants are encouraged to include a link in the application materials to examples of previous relevant work.

“Howard University invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of University Libraries… which includes the Undergraduate, Social Work, Divinity, Business libraries, and also the Founders Library, a National Historic Landmark. Founders Library houses the Moorland Spingarn Research Center containing one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive research collections dedicated to documenting the history and culture of people of African descent throughout the world; The Afro-American Resource Center; Patent/TM Resource Center; and the Channing Pollock Theatre Collection. Howard University is a member of the Association of Research Libraries and the Washington Research Library Consortium…”

“The Collection and Resource Services Department in the Zach S. Henderson Library invites applications and nominations for the position of Special Collections Librarian and Assistant Professor…

Position Description: Reporting to the Coordinator of Cataloging & Metadata, the Special Collections Librarian manages the special collections materials in preparation for digitization and deposit into a digital management system for access and discovery. The position requires continuation of a long-term project to review legacy collections for enhanced discovery through digital or print access. In addition, the Special Collections librarian serves as a departmental library liaison and provides reference assistance at the Library Information Desk as well as for the resources in Special Collections. The position is a 12-month tenure track faculty appointment at the level of assistant professor, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Special Collections Librarian supervises one full-time staff member as well as student interns and student assistants…”

Ohio University Libraries seeks two teamwork-oriented individuals to advance the Ohio University Libraries’ expanding digital presence and digital curation program.  The Digital Projects Librarian (Digital Initiatives) will report to the Digital Initiatives Coordinator, and focus on the technical aspects of digital project production such as managing imaging, metadata creation, and ingest.  The Digital Projects Librarian (Arts & Archives) will report to the Head of Arts and Archives and focus on collections research and description. 

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“HUMANITIES AND DIGITAL SCHOLARSHIP LIBRARIAN, MIT Libraries, to support the MIT community’s current needs, collaborate with library departments, and work on project teams with colleagues focused on digital scholarship. Will help design and implement a skills-building educational program in research methods, new research tools, data management, collaborative scholarship platforms, and digital presentation/publishing; engage with library and scholarly organizations to further knowledge of trends and issues related to humanities scholarship in order to contribute to strategic change; serve as a liaison for history and selected other humanities subjects, delivering a program of services and products to support faculty and student success in research, teaching, and learning; provide instruction in research skills and strategies, collaborate and consult on digital projects, develop customized resources to support student learning, and ensure that constituencies can make effective use of library services and resources; and collaborate on selecting resources, providing reference services, and participating on cross-unit projects…”

“The University of Northern Colorado Libraries is searching for a … Education Librarian/Assistant Professor of University Libraries. UNC seeks candidates who are strong communicators and who have a demonstrated record of creating inclusive learning environments.

The Education Librarian will focus on the teaching, learning, and research needs of faculty and students through deep engagement with constituents in Education and other assigned program areas…”

“The University of California, Irvine Libraries seeks an …  Head of the Department of Education & Outreach (E&O). The successful candidate will play a key role in leading innovation and collaboration in the Libraries’ education and outreach program. The Head of E&O will be responsible for planning, implementing, and managing an active, comprehensive library education and outreach program that meets the needs of a growing campus and the evolving environment of scholarly communication…”

“Regent University invites nominations for Dean of the University Library. Reporting to the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean serves as the academic and administrative officer of the University Library and shall implement services vital within the 21st century higher education environment and for a rapidly growing university. A sophisticated understanding of the role of technology in library physical and virtual services, spaces, and information provision is expected.

Primary responsibilities will include providing strategic and visionary leadership, managing financial and human resources, oversight of planning and assessment activities, collaborating with academic programs and support units in the provision of information and services, and direct oversight of the Special Collections and Library Systems departments. A primary goal of the first year of employment will be selecting a new integrated library system (ILS)…”

“The Providence College library invites applications for a tenure-track professorship commencing the 2016–17 academic year (earliest July 1, 2016). Candidates should possess an ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent graduate degrees and experience (additional graduate degrees in content areas strongly preferred) and demonstrate excellence in library research and research education, the ability to establish a scholarly research program, and a willingness to be active in service to the college and community…”


“The University of Cincinnati Libraries seeks a … leader to fill its newly created senior chief technology position. The Library Chief Technology Officer (LCTO) will join an outstanding leadership team and will play a leadership role in continuing the evolution of the research library at the university. As a member of the Dean’s Cabinet (Dean’s executive management team) and the Management Council, the Library Chief Technology Officer works collaboratively to further articulate the UC Libraries ambitious vision and strategic directions. The LTCO champions the execution and implementation of UC Libraries’ innovative digital and technologies deployments and solutions…”

The Dean of Library and Online Learning works under the general direction of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and coordinates the library, distance learning, the Koehnline Museum of Art, and alternative education; formulates procedures, supervises faculty and staff, and coordinates service delivery with other agencies both within and external to the college. The Dean plans and monitors budgets for the library, Alternative Education Distance Learning.

“The Technical Services Librarian supports student learning by managing the Integrated Library System and its bibliographic and patron databases, the research databases, and interlibrary loan system. This position works closely with campus IT to ensure library systems are functioning properly and to plan for the implementation of new technologies and systems…”

This position has primary responsibility for selection, collection development, processing, and overall management of serial & standing order information resources in all formats…

Primary tasks

  • Maintain serial and standing order subscriptions; conduct serials review and cancellation projects as needed.
  • Manage all aspects of serials — including acquisition, binding, claiming, vendor relations and database management
  • Manage serials check-in by student assistants.
  • Maintain accurate, timely holdings data in library knowledge bases…”

(Hat Tip to HigherEDJobsALA Joblist; ARL Job Listings and NASIG Jobs Blog)

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