ATG Job Bank 4/12/16

Professional Career Opportunities


The University of Kentucky Libraries seeks a … library professional with an ability to provide innovative services through the position of Director of Collections. The successful candidate will lead and collaborate with a team of academic liaisons to support the current and emerging research strategies and methods of scholarly production.

The Director is responsible for providing leadership for the Libraries’ collections management and content development, for advancing research data management initiatives, and promoting UK Libraries’ commitment to the creation and dissemination of scholarship. The Director hires, trains, and supervises the work of 2 FTE librarians, 1 FTE support staff, and several students in the Collections and Federal Depository Units. The Director will manage the ongoing collection activities of academic liaisons to ensure coordination and continuity for collections in all disciplines and formats, will lead efforts to address and to provide collection assessment and analysis guidance, and will communicate collection issues and procedures effectively to library users and staff…”

“The position of Librarian, Information Literacy & Collection Development within the Information & Technology Services component will work closely with the librarians and department head to implement the principals of a strong University resource collection and be an advocate to maximize the University’s cyber infrastructure to bring electronic research and teaching materials into the forefront of the libraries resources. This position needs to work very closely with teaching and research faculty to make sure that library resources are adequate to meet the curriculum and research needs and that students and faculty are trained in the adequate use of the information resources and work closely with student success advisors and advocates to enhance and support first year academic programs. Major responsibilities of this position are to improve library collections; direct and develop Information Literacy initiatives and training resources; support student success initiatives, and ensure that customer service focus is visible in library public services…”

“The System Campuses Catalog and Liaison Librarian for the University of South Carolina serves as the catalog librarian for the libraries of the seven other campuses of the USC System located around the state. This position also coordinates the technical services activities of the system campuses with those of USC Columbia and serves as a liaison between the two groups. As manager of the System Cataloging Unit in the Cataloging Department in Thomas Cooper Library on the Columbia campus, the System Campuses Catalog and Liaison Librarian supervises one (1) full-time classified staff and reports to the Head of Cataloging in Thomas Cooper Library…”

“The University of Colorado Boulder Libraries invites applications from … candidates for the position of Digital Scholarship Librarian, a tenure-stream faculty position in the University Libraries. Faculty and graduate students in departments and programs across the CU-Boulder campus have demonstrated strong interest in interdisciplinary digital scholarship as evidenced by widespread participation in our ongoing “Exploring Digital Humanities” speaker and workshop series, hires of faculty with a digital focus, and plans to create a graduate digital humanities certificate…”

Reporting to the Director of Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, the Head of Technology is a key member of the library’s senior management, responsible for providing vision, strategic direction, & administrative leadership for all aspects of Beinecke’s IT operations. The library seeks a candidate with a keen perspective on the challenges and opportunities faced by research libraries in a dynamic and evolving technological landscape.

The Head is responsible for informing, advising, and facilitating Beinecke Library’s senior leadership in: establishing priorities for IT-related initiatives including investments in staff, hardware, and software; reviewing issues with existing infrastructure and software used by Beinecke including assessment of Beinecke’s return on its IT investments; assessing strategic opportunities and challenges presented by emerging technologies; understanding the implications of IT developments in the profession, at Yale, and within the University Library.

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library by Lauren Manning [CC 2.0 Generic] via Flickr

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library by Lauren Manning [CC 2.0 Generic] via Flickr

Purpose of position: Provide strategic approaches to selection, teaching, discovery, and delivery of digital and print information resources and research lifecycle support for Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Arts’ various design centers, Bridging Disciplines Program in Digital Arts and Media, and other disciplines.

Essential functions: Provide reference using appropriate media in all venues and channels, including individual and small group research consultation, and staffing of the Ask a Librarian virtual and in-person reference services. Manage collections in support of relevant curricula and research, with materials in any and all formats including streaming video. Develop content for subject-based web pages. Provide outreach to faculty and administration in subject departments to exchange information about research consultation, collections and research lifecycle support services…”

…Responsible for the investigation, implementation, and maintenance of library technologies. Serves as the library’s liaison to Des Moines University’s ITS department, working closely and collegially to resolve technology issues as they occur. Manages all library-related technology, including EZ proxy, LibGuides, Illiad, discovery service, and the library’s presence on the internal campus portal. Works in collaboration with the Cataloging Librarian to manage the library’s integrated library system. As part of the library team, provides orientation presentations to students in all programs. Leads workshops on current and emerging library technologies for students, faculty, and staff in cooperation with the Education Librarian and other colleagues on campus…”

“The University of California, Irvine Libraries seeks an … librarian for the position of 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…”

“…The Assistant / Associate Director for Information Technology (AD for IT) will craft a shared vision for and advance the strategic development and implementation of applications, systems, and technology services that enhance digital initiatives and library operations. Reporting to the Vice Provost & Director of University Libraries, the AD for IT sets and advances technology priorities for the Libraries that align with the educational and research missions and strategic directions of the University. In a highly collaborative environment, the AD for IT works with a wide variety of campus partners to ensure robust library support for new and established technology services that meet the teaching, research, and service needs of the university community. The AD for IT is a member of the Libraries’ Executive Committee…”

“…Under the general direction of the Metadata Services and Catalog Management Team Leader, the Discovery Metadata Librarian works closely with other staff across the library to improve the discovery of and access to the library’s vast digital and print collections through a wide array of activities in metadata analysis, creation, consultation, enhancement, and maintenance…”

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“…The Graduate Librarian provides support for the Learning Resource Center, ensuring that it is an extension of the classroom by helping students, staff and faculty develop the information literacy skills needed for academic and professional success. The Graduate Librarian works independently and with other Librarians to provide reference and information literacy services, maintain library functions, and complete projects as needed. The Graduate Librarian also provides front-line support for Stratford’s e-textbook program, as well as on-call support for proctoring…”

“…The University of Toronto Library invites applications for a Digital Preservation Librarian. This individual will work as a member of the Scholars Portal Team. Scholars Portal is mandated to manage and preserve the shared collections of OCUL libraries. To support that mandate, Scholars Portal has established a digital preservation program, including policies, procedures and systems, to ensure for the long-term preservation of the extensive electronic journal collections of OCUL. The digital preservation program of Scholars Portal has been audited and certified as a Trusted Digital Repository (TDR) using TRAC criteria based on the OAIS Reference Model…”

…The Director of the Library is responsible for the leadership and direction of all library operations, development and enhancement of collections and services and for budgeting and strategic planning for the library. Responsibilities include providing strategic library leadership and vision to ensure collections and services meet the needs of the community; establishing a working environment that encourages high performance, collaboration, innovation, and the delivery of exemplary user experiences; ensuring proper assessment methodologies are in place for responsible stewardship of resources and data-driven decision making; and partnering with the deans and faculty to position the library as an intellectual hub…”

Concordia University is seeking applicants for the position of Distance Learning and E-Resources Librarian, to begin as soon as possible.

Position Purpose: As part of the Reference team, this position provides research assistance and library instruction tailored to the specific needs of distance learners and faculty. This position also provides energetic leadership for the development and management of electronic resources and the online user experience for all Concordia University constituents…”

…Distinguishing Job Characteristics: Provides reference assistance and support to students, faculty, staff and other library patrons. Guides and instructs library users in the use of library resources. Develops and conducts library instruction and orientation classes. Evaluates and selects library materials to assist in maintaining reference collection. Maintains library materials and resources…”

“The University Libraries of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks a Digital Archivist at the rank of late Assistant or early Associate Professor with an active research portfolio. Reporting to the chair of Digital Initiatives & Special Collections (DISC), the Digital Archivist will work directly with the archival team in DISC and the Data Curation Librarians, and will consult with other relevant units holding collections. In consultation with the archival team, the Digital Archivist will develop a preservation, migration, and reformatting plan for analog-to-digital conversion of legacy resources found in hybrid collections in the Archives & Special Collection. The Digital Archivist will also develop a preservation and security plan for born-digital resources important to the history of the University, such as born digital records of the Board of Regents that are considered “permanent records” under State of Nebraska law…”

“D’Amour Library of Western New England University seeks applications for an … Information Literacy Librarian. Working closely with the Head of Information Literacy and Instruction Services, the successful candidate will provide course-integrated instruction for undergraduate and graduate students utilizing innovative teaching methods and technologies within a vibrant Information Literacy Program. Duties will also include development of instructional materials, assessment, and promotion of information literacy initiatives to campus constituents. The Information Literacy Librarian will provide research assistance as a member of the reference services team, including weekend rotation and one evening per week (one semester per year)…”

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“King University, a private, comprehensive university founded in the Presbyterian tradition, is inviting applications for an … Online Instruction Librarian. This position will join our highly collaborative, user-focused, and forward-thinking team of librarians and will take a leadership role in providing library services to online students and faculty. Position is full-time with faculty status and is based at King’s Bristol campus in the beautiful foothills of Northeast Tennessee. Occasional travel may be required. Review of applications will begin immediately and position to begin in the summer of 2016…”

“…Under the general direction of the Deputy University Librarian, the incumbent will lead all Library assessment activities across the organization, collaborating with stakeholders to ensure relevant and accurate data collection and the development of actionable outcomes. Develop and implement an ongoing Library assessment program in coordination with Library stakeholders, including administration, librarians, users, and other constituencies. Provide interpretive analysis and recommendations based on assessment programs across the Library to inform the Library’s strategic planning and decision-making processes at all levels…”

“…Reporting to Head of Cataloging & Metadata Services (CMS), the Special Research Collections Cataloger / Metadata Librarian provides cataloging and metadata services for the Library’s Special Research Collections in all formats, including but not limited to born-digital contents, A/V materials and its performing arts collection. The incumbent is responsible for creating, reviewing, and editing metadata for collections, working with colleagues to support the discovery of and access to the Library’s digital content through metadata creation, analysis, enrichment, and maintenance according to local and national cataloging and metadata standards…”


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

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