ATG Job Bank 10/19/16

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“Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library seeks an Acquisitions Librarian to provide leadership and professional expertise in the selection, acquisition, and renewal of print and electronic monographic resources, media, special format materials, and continuing resources (journals and databases). The position will work with the Collection Development Librarian to establish overall priorities for the $1.5M library collections budget and be responsible for the ongoing expenditure and maintenance of the monographic and continuing resources budgets. The Acquisitions Librarian supervises all departmental activity in ordering and receiving materials in all formats via firm order, DDA, approval plans, and subscriptions. This position regularly reviews current and prospective vendors to assess service and pricing options and renegotiates service fees and contractual terms with the appropriate vendors… “ 


“…Reporting to the Head of Technical Services, the Head of Printed Acquisitions establishes the vision, sets priorities, and leads curatorial support work for Beinecke’s robust acquisition program for published materials. The Head manages the Printed Acquisition Unit that consists a staff of approximately nine clerical and technical staff and students. The Unit works closely with seven curators and is responsible for: pre-order searching, verifying gifts and purchases, creating accession records, maintaining databases, processing physical items, providing access to newly acquired materials, and dispersing materials beyond the scope of the collections. The Head collaborates with Beinecke colleagues to establish access to published materials that range from incunabula to contemporary publications and include books and periodicals, maps, CD’s, DVD’s, music, prints, games, and realia…”


“The Library’s 2015-2020 Strategy states its ambitions to be truly at the core of the Trinity College Dublin community, providing increasingly diverse services, facilities and partnerships to ever-widening, inter-disciplinary academic fields; building on historic strengths and increasingly developing new areas; and balancing Trinity College Dublin’s international profile and its national responsibilities for the benefit of the entire community. Within this dynamic context, the newly-configured role of Head of Research Collections has been established to support with the successful delivery of this Strategy, utilizing Trinity’s research collections for the benefit of further research, educational and engagement activity. The Head will report to the Librarian & College Archivist and be part of the Library’s senior leadership team…”


“The AUS Library is seeking an energetic and knowledgeable Acquisitions and Resource Management Librarian to join its service-oriented team. Reporting to the AUL for Technology and Technical Services, the successful candidate will work closely with library colleagues to provide an integrated approach to the acquisition and management of the library’s electronic, print and media resources…”


“The University of South Florida Tampa Library seeks an … Electronic Resources/Serials Librarian to be responsible for coordinating the acquisition, licensing, access, and assessment of serials and electronic resources in all formats. This position manages all software and related technologies that support serials and electronic access and discovery. The librarian in this position serves as an integral member of a team of faculty librarians and staff committed to managing ongoing, seamless access to resources efficiently and effectively. In addition to experience managing e-resources and serials, a successful candidate must demonstrate a learning attitude, an ability to embrace change, and a high level of adaptability.  This position reports to the Director of Academic Resources, and supervises two staff responsible for managing electronic and print journals…”

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“The University of Alabama Libraries seeks … librarian to fill the position of Coordinator of Acquisitions and Electronic Resources. The successful candidate will be flexible, inquisitive and a creative problem solver. The Coordinator will report to the Head of Resource Acquisition & Discovery, and will ensure optimal and accurate access to subscription resources, including databases, electronic journals and e-books. S/he will work closely with the Head of Resource Acquisition & Discovery, the Associate Dean for Research and Instruction, and liaisons to apply best practices to shape and improve access to electronic resources for Library users. This faculty position provides leadership and direction for the development, delivery, and assessment of the University Libraries’ collection of electronic resources. S/he proactively incorporates new and emerging techniques and technologies into the program….”


The College of Wooster invites applications and nominations for a Librarian of the College. Reporting to the Provost, the Librarian will be an innovative leader, able to develop and implement a strategic vision for a modern library that supports the College’s distinctive curriculum.


Old Dominion University invites applications for an Associate Professor to serve as the Program Director of an expanding Library Science Program in the Department of Teaching & Learning, Darden College of Education, beginning July 25, 2017. The College seeks an individual with an established record of research in the library or information field and experience with ALA accreditation. The program director will provide leadership and direction for building program capacity for our nationally recognized library program…”


“…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…”


“Forsyth Library at Fort Hays State University (FHSU) in Hays, Kansas, seeks a creative and service-oriented colleague to build, curate, and promote the academic library’s unique digital collections and to partner with others across campus in a variety of academic digital initiatives, including development of the FHSU Scholar’s Repository hosted on Digital Commons, online exhibits hosted on Omeka and locally digitized collections in ContentDM. This is a 12-month non-tenure track position with an appointment expected at the rank of Librarian I or II, a salary dependent on experience and qualifications, and an anticipated start date is January 9, 2017…”


books-learning“Under the supervision of the Pearson Library Assistant Director, this position manages all aspects of Resource Sharing (Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery) and traditional and electronic Reserves by planning, implementing, and improving these services to support teaching, research, and learning at the California Lutheran University. Working collaboratively with the library access services team, the librarian sets policy, establishes goals, and plans workflow for the library resource sharing and reserves utilizing the OCLC WorldShare ILL and WorldCat Discovery systems…”


“The Indiana University Libraries seeks a creative and forward-thinking professional to manage the library’s scholarly communication efforts. Reporting to the Head, Scholarly Communications, this position provides operational oversight for specific areas of the Library’s scholarly communications program. This is an IUB Libraries’ assistant/associate librarian appointment with its attendant responsibilities and privileges and works directly with faculty and researchers to provide services focusing on publishing and disseminating scholarly materials and adopting practices that maximize the impact of faculty research and writing while protecting their intellectual property. Working in collaboration with liaison librarians, this individual will lead efforts to educate and advise the campus community on issues of open access, Creative Commons and other alternative licensing models, digital publication, open textbooks and other open educational resources, and alternative metrics for measuring research impact…”


“The Electronic Resources/Web Services Librarian implements, manages, supports, and enhances a range of technologies to provide innovative library services and to ensure access to Calvin T. Ryan Library’s extensive online information resources and services and plays a key role in making the Library a campus technology leader. Primary areas of responsibility are Electronic Resources, which includes Open Educational Resources; and Web Services, which includes Mobile and Social Media and Library Marketing. This is a twelve-month, tenure track appointment with assistant or associate professor rank, depending upon experience. The Electronic Resources/Web Services Librarian reports to the Coordinator for Virtual Library Services…”


“…The School of Information Management (SIM) is seeking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Information Studies to teach and conduct research of high quality, and to assist in programme development, particularly for the Master of Information Studies and the Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma in Information Studies programmes. Contributions to our growing undergraduate programme are also expected. You will be part of new teaching initiatives using a mixture of conventional face-to-face delivery along with flexible modes of delivery involving distance, online and asynchronous classes. The appointee will be an active researcher in his/her field with a clear record of research and scholarship activity and peer-reviewed journal publications commensurate with experience. We are interested in applications from individuals across the entire Library and Information Studies spectrum, especially those with Archives and Records Management expertise…”


The School of Information at San José State University is recruiting for a tenure track assistant professor in the area of Organizational Management and Behavior in Information Professions. Applicants should have experience in teaching 100% online courses in:

Challenges and critical success factors of information service development;
Strategic long term management and daily challenges involved in leading and supporting physical and digital library initiatives;
Effective mediation between the users of information and the resources and information systems in specific organizational contexts…”

The School Librarianship Program at Longwood University (VA) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.

Faculty teach graduate courses in school librarianship on and off campus and via online delivery systems; supervise students completing clinical experiences; advise students; collaborate with colleagues both within the program and across campus; and engage in scholarly research and professional service activities. This is a nine-month position available in January or August of 2017.


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The UConn Library seeks two STEM Librarians to develop Library research services for the University, focusing on programs in chemistry, biochemistry, and engineering. With unprecedented support from the state, industry, and donors, UConn has created an Academic Vision to grow educational opportunities, research, and innovation in diverse fields of study, with an emphasis in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines over the next decade.  These two new positions will create partnerships with academic departments, research centers, institutes, incubator programs, and learning communities throughout the University. They will promote and leverage the Library’s robust science resources to advance scholarship and business development opportunities and will also take a leading role in the development of the Library’s data management educational program.

(The posting is currently on UConn Jobs (http://hr.uconn.edu/jobs/, please reference Job ID 2017149) and you can find the full description on our site at http://lib.uconn.edu/about/employment-opportunities/professional/. )



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