Professional Career Opportunities at:
- East Central University Library, OK;
- Florida International University;
- KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology);
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill;
- Newberry Library;
- University of Toronto;
- Houghton Library – Harvard University;
- Rutgers University – Camden;
- A.T. Still University, MO;
- Colby College, ME;
- California State University, Fullerton;
- University of Hawai’i at Manoa;
- University at Buffalo, SUNY
- University of Texas at Austin
- Health Sciences Library at University of Washington (2 positions)
- Oversee electronic resources, periodicals, & interlibrary loan with a focus on facilitating access.
- Act as the administrator for electronic resource vendor accounts.
- Act as the administrator for OCLC’s WorldShare Interlibrary Loan.
- Manage 250+ print subscriptions.
- Instruct students in library use and research skills in the classroom and at the Reference Desk.
- Serve as liaison to several academic departments, collaborating with faculty on research, collection development, information literacy curriculum development, and special projects…”
“Florida International University Libraries’ Digital Collections Center (DCC) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Center is looking for a Digital Collections Librarian to join a team of digital collections professionals in digital production, long-term preservation, curation of materials and data that focus on unique regional historical, cultural, and scientific content.
- Participates in efforts of digital production and preservation to support internally and externally funded projects by supervising and implementing workflows (e.g. copyright clearance, quality control, digitization, metadata creation/transformation/remediation/enhancement, and archiving etc.)
- Fosters and maintains partnerships with future and established digital content contributors.
- Develops and delivers training on metadata, the FIU digital library system (dPanther), and preservation of digital materials…”
“KAUST is seeking a Digital Collections Coordinator to serve as the primary point of contact for creating digital collections at KAUST. S/he works closely with the Library’s Repository Services team and with the Collections Manager and Subject Specialists to provide access to information generated by KAUST’s faculty and student research. The primary responsibilities of this position are to work with Deans, Center Directors, faculty, and students to identify unique materials produced through KAUST research, to develop business proposals to curate and make discoverable these unique materials, and to work with Library staff to implement approved proposals. The Digital Collections Coordinator reports to the Systems and Digital Services Manager…”
- Director of the Louis Round Wilson Library & Assoc Univ Librarian for Special Coll – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
“…The Director reports to the University Librarian and Associate Provost for University Libraries and as Associate University Librarian is a member of the University Libraries’ senior leadership team. Responsible for the leadership and general administration of the Wilson Library, the Director’s tasks include budget management, planning, policy formulation and oversight, librarian and staff development, innovative development of the Library’s user services, collection development programs, cooperative activities and outreach, facilities and infrastructure, information technology, and digital library programs. The Director will engage in an upcoming University capital campaign and will also lead efforts to secure grants…”
“Reporting to the Vice President for Collections and Library Services, the Curator has responsibility for developing, interpreting, promoting, and managing the Newberry’s renowned collection of pre-1815 Continental European rare books and manuscripts in history, literature, and other humanities fields. Areas of outstanding strength include religious, political, and intellectual history; Italian, French, and Neo-Latin literature; historical linguistics; humanism and the Enlightenment; the French Revolution; Spanish and Portuguese history; travel literature; rhetoric and pedagogy…”
The University of Toronto Libraries seeks an … individual to provide leadership to the Music Library at the University of Toronto. The Music Library has a strong history of engagement and collaboration with faculty, students and the wider community; it supports scholarship in a key area of focus for the University of Toronto. Building on the Music Library’s success and partnerships, the Head will position the library as a recognized leader in delivering scholarly, user focused programs and initiatives related to Music. The Head will communicate with stakeholders, partners and potential donors. The Head will oversee all aspects of the library’s daily operations, leading a team of Music specialists. The Head will plan strategically to anticipate future library and user requirements, proactively developing creative new services and building collections that meet our users’ changing needs…”
“The Director of Scholarly and Public Programs leads, coordinates, and implements a dynamic vision for Houghton Library’s scholarly communications and public programming initiatives, including exhibitions, print and multimedia publications, fellowships, lectures, symposia, and tours. Reporting to the Florence Fearrington Librarian, the incumbent collaborates closely with Houghton curators/staff, Harvard faculty, students, visiting scholars, and members of the community to promote increased engagement with and awareness of Houghton’s acclaimed collection of rare books, manuscripts, and other archival holdings… The incumbent will harness opportunities to create innovative and collaborative programs with Houghton’s partners in the newly created Arts and Special Collections of the Harvard College Library unit (Fine Arts Library, Harvard Film Archive, and Edna K. Loeb Music Library), as well as with the Harvard Library and other libraries and museums on and off campus…”
The Rutgers University Libraries seek an experienced library leader to fill the position of Director of the Paul Robeson Library at Rutgers University–Camden. This position has an essential role, leading the Paul Robeson Library within a dynamic and diverse urban university, while providing system-wide leadership within the Rutgers University Libraries.
The Director has an active role within Rutgers University–Camden, working closely with key stakeholders, including the chancellor, provost, and deans, to ensure that the Paul Robeson Library continues to contribute to the mission and success of the university. The Director develops a vision for the Paul Robeson Library that—like the university it serves—is innovative and focused on excellence in research and student success.
“The Liaison – Distance Support Librarian will report directly to the Branch Manager. This person is the Library’s lead person in support of the students, faculty and programs in the College of Graduate Health Sciences and the Missouri School of Oral Health and Dentistry. He/she will support both the residential and online components of the two schools. This person also works other Library staff in general services in support of Library patrons…”
The Sciences Librarian is a member of the Scholarly Resources and Services (SRS) group of librarians who, as liaisons to students and faculty in academic departments, provide a range of reference services, course-related library instruction and collection support. The Sciences Librarian is the liaison to all departments in the Natural Sciences Division (Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics & Astronomy) as well as to interdisciplinary programs in Environmental Studies, and Science, Technology & Society. The Sciences Librarian’s office is within the Science Library, which is part of the science complex. A critical aspect of this position involves maintaining a strong presence in the College’s science community, building and maintaining close relations with faculty and students in order to meet their teaching, learning, research, and publication needs…”
“… The Scholarly Communications & Digital Scholarship Librarian is responsible for developing and maintaining services to faculty, students and researchers through the implementation and maintenance of a scholarly digital repository and other publishing options involving targeted outreach and educational support to the Cal State Fullerton campus population; monitors current developments in scholarly communications, authors’ rights, copyright law, Creative Commons licenses, open access, legislative initiatives, and institutional repositories; and shares that expertise with faculty, library staff, and students. The Scholarly Communications & Digital Scholarship Librarian works in collaboration with the California State University Chancellor’s Office personnel and with institutional repository managers across the CSU on system-wide projects…”
“This position, the Associate University Library for Information Technology provides leadership and strategic direction for all library information technology services and infrastructure in support of library operations and access to information. The individual serves as a member of the Library’s administrative team, evaluates and improves the provision of library information technology services by assessing workflows, conducting planning, developing services, and implementing organizational change to facilitate the strategic positioning of staff and functions to efficiently and effectively serve the University community; leads process management improvement by implementing project planning frameworks and guidelines; plans ongoing staff training and development for information technology in collaboration with the Associate University Librarian for Planning, Administration and Personnel; participates in long-range planning, program development and evaluation, budget formulation, and resource allocation with other members of the Library’s administrative team…”
The University Libraries at the University at Buffalo have recently restructured to focus strategically on five areas: research, education, and outreach; discovery and delivery; technology; administration; and law and legal information services. We are seeking an outstanding individual to hold the faculty leadership position of Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Research, Education, & Outreach…
The AUL for Research, Education, & Outreach is expected to provide leadership, strategic direction, and support for Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Engineering, Life Sciences, and Physical Sciences; Health Sciences; and Special Collections. The portfolio of responsibility will include direction for liaison activities including research consultation, instruction, and outreach activities in support of eleven schools at the University at Buffalo. The AUL for Research, Education, & Outreach will provide vision and direction for the research, teaching, and outreach missions of the University Libraries. He/she will also represent the University at Buffalo Libraries in university-wide planning for research, education, and outreach initiatives, as well as in local, regional, and national settings…”
The University of Texas Libraries seeks a … Learning & Assessment Librarian dedicated to student learning and evidence-based decision making for the improvement of teaching programs. The Learning & Assessment Librarian will lead projects to assess student learning in programs supported by Teaching & Learning Services, including Undergraduate Studies (UGS) and RHE 306, and to assess learning objects. The successful candidate will also support liaison librarians to incorporate student learning assessment into their information literacy initiatives and work with the Assessment Officer to assess learning spaces…”
…The UW Libraries seeks an … service-oriented individual interested in being part of a collaborative team that works together to improve access to and sharing of biomedical and health information resources, with an emphasis on resources produced by the National Library of Medicine. This position will be one of a team of four coordinators in the RML and will report to the NN/LM PNR Associate Director.
As a core position in the RML, the Research & Data Coordinator will carry out activities to increase the effective use of biomedical information resources, including NLM products and services by researchers and academic librarians who serve them…”
- Assistant Director & Community Health Education Coordinator Health Sciences Library at University of Washington, Seattle, WA
The University of Washington Health Sciences Library (HSL) seeks a … librarian with expertise in outreach and resource management to coordinate the Health Evidence Resource for Washington State (HEALWA) program and develop skills for library management. Reporting to the PI, the Assistant Director will promote access to quality clinical information, supporting clinician knowledge and practice translation to spread efficiency, quality, evidence-based decisions, and best practices to improve health through the lifespan…”