ATG Job Bank 9/3/16

Professional Career Opportunities


“…Leads the development of strategies for planning and developing major agency programs of national scope and impact related to digital collections. Contributes to the development of a vision and strategy for acquiring and managing the Library’s digital collections. Oversees and administers digital content management programs within the scope of the division. Participates in the evaluation, development, and documentation of long-and short-term efforts. Ensures that the two subordinate units within the division, Digitization Services Section and Digital Content Management Section, achieve their strategic goals and objectives…”

“Reed College seeks a Director of Collection Services, reporting to the College Librarian. This position has primary responsibility for building and managing library collections that serve curricular and research needs of the academic program.

Collection services encompasses acquisitions, cataloging, serials, electronic resources, and effective access to and management of all collections. The next director will help shape the library’s integration of print, digital, and licensed electronic collections for Reed students, faculty, and staff…”

“…Under the general direction of the Associate University Librarian for Collections & Discovery, the Head of Licensing and 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…”

“…The Head, Special Collections Department will lead the department, which is comprised of manuscript collections, rare books, architecture collections, and University Archives, in the development of strategic plans, generate national and international interest in the collections, and will work collaboratively with other organizations in the nation to enhance the availability of archived materials. This position reports to the Dean of the Libraries…”

“The University Library at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) seeks an… Head of Collection Management and Technical Services (CMTS) at the level of Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian to provide leadership in acquiring and making discoverable information resources in a variety of formats to the University community. Reporting to the Dean of the Library, the Head of CMTS will oversee the Library’s collections budget in consultation with the Dean, Associate Dean, Collection Management Librarian and Library subject specialists and is responsible for functional oversight of collection access and management, including acquisitions, collection development, metadata creation, materials processing, and database and electronic resources management…” 

“The University of Colorado Denver’s Auraria Library seeks a forward thinking and collaborative Subscription and Purchasing Coordinator to join the dynamic Resource Management team. Reporting to the Acquisitions Librarian, this full-time University Staff position’s primary role will be to oversee the acquisitions life-cycle of all firm orders, databases, and packages. This position supervises and directs the work of two full-time Library Technicians…”

“…Under the direction of the Provost, the Dean will lead, plan, organize and direct the operations and activities of the library; provide innovative information resources and services in support of the institute’s mission and vision; project and monitor budgets; work collaboratively with faculty, administration, staff and students in a service-oriented environment; and coordinate the work, supervise and evaluate the performance of library faculty and staff…”

Rhode Island State Library – Two Positions

“…The State Librarian is responsible for managing the operations of the State Library, including two fulltime librarians, in a way that enables the Department of State to achieve its mission: to engage and empower all Rhode Islanders by making government more accessible and transparent, encouraging civic pride, enhancing commerce and ensuring that elections are fair, fast, and accurate. The Rhode Island General Laws assign various statutory duties to the State Librarian, including the maintenance and supervision of the State’s legislative reference bureau and Publications Clearinghouse, and management of grants to the State’s historical societies…”

“The Director of the State Archives, Library & Public Information is a newly created position for a leader who is excited not only to reimagine how the three information divisions can better connect Rhode Islanders and their government, but also to manage the Department of State’s efforts to build our state’s first permanent archival facility… Through this new position and organizational changes, the Department of State is looking to ensure that the information we have on Rhode Island government and history is easily, readily available and used by all Rhode Islanders…”

Tisch Library seeks an enthusiastic and knowledgeable Librarian for Research Data (Assistant Librarian/Associate Librarian) to lead Tisch outreach around research data and related data management services for the AS&E community. This individual will work with other library and campus partners (e.g. research administration) to adapt, design, and develop services that enable faculty and students to preserve, share, and curate their research data…”

University of Massachusetts, Amherst –  Two positions 

“The UMass Amherst Libraries is seeking a … librarian to serve as the Libraries’ subject specialist in legal research, public policy, and government information.  Actively support the teaching and research endeavors of the University, especially with assigned constituencies, by providing research, instructional, and consultation services.  Teach library research sessions in areas congruent to expertise and collection responsibility. Create research guides and other learning objects. Select materials in all formats for assigned subject areas. Interpret and analyze information needs of students, faculty, and other users of legal and government information and recommend changes to service based on analyses…”

“The UMass Amherst Libraries seek a … librarian to assist with metadata creation for description, discovery, access, administration and preservation of both digital and physical objects produced, acquired or held by the Libraries and to provide technical support for the metadata in the Libraries’ institutional repository, digital collections platforms, and other discovery systems. This will include metadata cleanup, editing, enhancement, migration, mapping and transformations using tools such as Oxygen, MarcEdit, and OpenRefine as well as cataloging material using traditional rules such as RDA, LCSH, LCC, MARC, NACO authority rules, etc…”

The Japan Digital Research Center (JDRC) of the Fung Library at Harvard University seeks an … information professional to serve as its Japan Digital Scholarship Librarian. This position is best suited for an individual with a strong interest in a range of activities in digital scholarship, including building new digital collections, developing services in support of research, teaching, learning, and managing digital projects, including collaborations with faculty and University library staff…”

“…Under the general direction of the Library Director, this position provides leadership and managerial oversight for the Access Services Department including Circulation, Reserves, and Interlibrary Loan and ensures a consistently high quality of service to both local and remote users. The Access Services Librarian is responsible for establishing policies, procedures, and workflows for the department and managing the work of one 0.75 FTE staff member and approximately 4 FTE student assistants…”

“…Reporting to the Director of Enterprise Systems and Services in Library IT, the Senior Systems Librarian/Technical Lead oversees, monitors, and administers both the functional and technical components of library-based production services. Responsibility would extend to systems related to collections management, fulfillment, discovery and access, as well as digital repository and preservation…”

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