Professional Career Opportunities
- University of Connecticut;
- Wheaton College, MA;
- Atlanta University Center;
- University of Toronto Libraries;
- University of Nevada, Las Vegas;
- Harvard University;
- The College at Brockport, SUNY;
- University of Illinois (three positions);
- University of California, Berkeley
- University of Guelph;
- Boston College;
- University of Colorado Boulder;
- Hendrix College, AR;
“…The Head of Licensing & Acquisitions envisions, leads, and actively participates in implementing strategies to license and acquire access to library collections needed to enable the UConn community’s scholarship and learning. The incumbent is responsible for managing and supervising the Licensing & Acquisitions Unit and leading the pursuit of further coordination and collaborations in the licensing and acquisitions work that occurs with the UConn Health and Law School libraries. Concurrently, the position engages in the work of license review and negotiations while developing, maintaining, and enhancing unit workflows that ensure that knowledge resources are acquired in a timely, effective, and fiscally-responsible manner…”
Wheaton College’s Wallace Library seeks a … individual to join the library’s Content Group. This is an exciting opportunity to assist in automating the library’s acquisitions process while also contributing to the migration to a new integrated library system (WMS). The successful candidate will be interested in collection development, work-flow efficiencies, and have a strong desire to engage with community members and identify ways to improve service offerings. Knowledge of acquisitions and derivative cataloging is a must, as well as the ability and willingness to learn new technologies and work with automated systems…”
“…The library is seeking collaborative, energetic, and innovative candidates for the position of Digital Initiatives Librarian. The Digital Initiatives Librarian will support the continued development, implementation and use of emerging technologies that enrich the teaching and learning landscape. S/he will partner with Reference Librarians, Archives, and Information Technology staff to identify, build, and maintain our rapidly growing digital library collections. They will support and maintain existing software solutions for library and archival open source and vendor applications including but not limited to, DigitalCommons, CONTENTdm, ArchivesSpace, Omeka, XTF (eXtensibe Text Framework)…”
“…The University of Toronto Libraries seeks a creative, energetic, and forward thinking Liaison & Education Librarian to join the Mathematical Sciences and Earth Sciences Libraries. The individual will provide teaching, learning, and research support for the Department of Cell & Systems Biology and research and scholarly communications support for the Departments of Mathematics and Statistics. Applicants who have biology, mathematics or statistics subject expertise, demonstrated teaching and presentation skills, and who possess an understanding of research processes in the sciences are encouraged to apply. This position reports to the Head of the Mathematical Sciences and Earth Sciences Libraries…”
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) invites applications for a Systems and Technical Services Librarian at the Wiener-Rogers Law Library at the William S. Boyd School of Law.
‘The Systems and Technical Services Librarian is responsible for coordinating the law library’s implementation of its integrated library system and ensuring that the ILS functions as (i) a reliable and efficient mechanism for accessing the library’s physical and digital collections, and (ii) a reliable and accurate inventory of all of the library’s collections. As library systems evolve, the Systems and Technical Services Librarian will be expected to keep abreast of changing technologies in the delivery of library services and make recommendations on law library initiatives to ensure accessibility and use of library collections…”
“Under the direction of the Chief of Staff for the Harvard Library, the Head of Assessment provides leadership for assessment, measurement, planning and analysis of library resources, services and activities throughout the Harvard Libraries. The Head oversees and participates in assessment efforts throughout the Harvard Libraries, leads the collection, analysis, and documentation of assessment data and develops a data-driven approach to achieving strategic objectives related to library operations and user needs; supports data management, analysis, and reporting needs across the Libraries; and coordinates and delivers training on evaluation, data, and reporting tools…”
The College at Brockport is committed to offering fully developed discovery services to all its constituencies. The Drake Memorial Library Technical Services department is in a state of transition, with a Library Services Platform migration from Aleph anticipated within the next five years. As the College expands its offerings in the online streaming and institutional repository environments, Drake Memorial Library is expanding the scope of its cataloging to enhance discovery. The successful candidate will join a team of innovative, forward-thinking faculty librarians who are redefining library technical services at The College at Brockport.
Please visit http://www.brockportrecruit.org to complete an application including your CV, cover letter, and 3 professional references. Application materials will be accepted until October 28, 2016. Preference will be given to applications received by September 30, 2016.
University of Illinois – three positions
“Position Available: This position is open immediately. The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. This is a 12 month, 100% time Academic Professional position.
Duties and Responsibilities: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a collaborative and service-oriented professional for the position of Web Services Coordinator. This position is responsible for coordinating strategy and direction of the University Library’s web content management platform as well as overarching Library web presence. Working with the Library Content and Web Teams, the Web Services Coordinator organizes integration of a variety of web-related technologies into a coherent Library user experience…”
“Position Available: The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. This is a 100% Academic Professional appointment.
Responsibilities: Reporting to the Manager of Infrastructure Management and Support, the Systems Administrator will manage IT infrastructure services for administrative, research, and instructional purposes within the Library. This includes maintaining physical and virtual servers, as well as a variety of Library services, such as Web hosting, enterprise printing services, and file storage. We anticipate this position will focus primarily on Linux server environments…”
“Reporting to the Head of Content Access Management (CAM), the Monographic & Media Cataloging Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the Monographic & Media Cataloging Team within the unit. The Coordinator provides leadership within the Library for English language cataloging, by collaborating with other Technical Services units to determine appropriate workflows and with Public Services units to assess ongoing cataloging needs. The Coordinator provides training, documentation, and communication of national rules and standards related to monographic and media cataloging and works with others to determine local cataloging policies…”
“The University of Guelph’s McLaughlin Library invites applications for a Metadata Librarian, one (1) year contractually limited appointment with the possibility of renewal. Working collaboratively in a team-based environment and reporting to the Manager of Electronic Resources, Information Resources, the Metadata Librarian participates in developing, implementing and evaluating metadata strategies, policies and procedures…”
“The University of Colorado Boulder Libraries invites applications from … candidates for the position of Learning Coordinator, a senior instructor position in the University Libraries’ Teaching and Learning Unit. The position is part of a dynamic team of librarians and staff dedicated to designing, coordinating, and strategically implementing innovative educational outreach and information literacy initiatives…”
“Hendrix College invites applications for Assistant Librarian for Public Service. The Instruction and Outreach Librarian develops outreach activities and communicates to promote library programming, resources, and services. The person in this position develops, implements, delivers, and assesses the current and future bibliographic instruction needs of the College in adherence to ACRL standards and academic library practices. In addition, the Instruction and Outreach Librarian acts as a liaison between various academic departments for collection development purposes, provides reference service in all formats, and supervises Circulation, including the of training student workers…”