ATG Job Bank 10/6/16

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Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, the Associate Dean for Collections provides transformational vision and leadership for developing the collections of University Libraries, including oversight of the general collections budget. The Associate Dean for Collections provides guidance, support, and coordination for all general and special collections operations in acquisitions, collection development, cataloging and resource description, and preservation. The position plays a lead role in planning and implementing strategies for acquiring and licensing electronic collections and preserving physical collections in line with the library’s strategic plan. The Associate Dean for Collections coordinates assessment and analysis of collections in meeting goals of the library and university.

 The George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, seeks applications and nominations for the position of Chair for Acquisitions and Collections Services. Reporting to the Associate Dean of Scholarly Resources & Services, the Chair of Acquisitions and Collections Services is a tenure track library faculty position. The department’s primary responsibilities are acquiring, licensing, managing, and providing access to a variety of print and online resources. The Chair oversees management of a twelve million dollar materials budget. The Chair for Acquisitions and Collections Services is responsible for the efficient management of these operations and for the coordination and development of staff committed to continual workflow improvement.


Brown University Library is seeking to hire a … Associate University Librarian for Access Services and Collection Management. Reporting to the University Librarian, the AUL for Access Services and Collection Management will provide effective leadership and direction for three library departments comprised of approximately 63 exempt and non-exempt bargaining unit staff: Technical Services (acquisitions and cataloging), Circulation and Resource Sharing (circulation, reserves, interlibrary loan, and shelving), and Preservation Services (preservation/conservation, bindery, and off-site storage). The position also coordinates collection development and management in cooperation with other senior library staff and oversees the collections budget.

 The Department of Cinema Studies seeks a director for its high-profile, two-year Master of Arts degree program in Moving Image Archiving and Preservation, position to begin Fall 2017. MIAP educates and trains future professionals to manage and curate archival collections of video, film, and digital media. (See With a graduate degree and extensive professional practice, the MIAP director will be appointed as an Associate Arts Professor...

The director will: oversee and evaluate the program; develop curriculum and internship opportunities; hire adjunct faculty; plan resources; lead fund-raising initiatives, including grant-writing and donor cultivation; recruit applicants; and advise students. The director must bring vision to the role and implement new directions to maintain MIAP’s international status as a leading center of research and education in the field…”

Kenyon College seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented professional to join the Collection Services department of Library & Information Services in a newly defined role as the Discovery Services Librarian. Reporting to the Director of Collection Services, the Discovery Services Librarian is responsible for administration and maintenance of web-scale discovery products at Kenyon and will seek to integrate, improve, and extend the library’s various search tools, including the library catalog (Innovative’s Sierra), discovery layer (Summon), and e-resources portals (ProQuest’s ERMS and 360 Link Resolver) to promote seamless access to information resources. This position is also responsible for culling, organizing, and maintaining usage data of e-resources and making it accessible to staff members for internal reporting and analysis purposes. This position also participates in research and reference services to gain further insight into users’ practical experience with library discovery tools.

For more information or to apply, visit We will begin reviewing applicants immediately; candidates applying by October 10, 2016 will be assured of consideration for this position.

“The University Libraries at Appalachian State University seeks a … Electronic Resources Librarian. The Electronic Resources Librarian will ensure a seamless and transparent research environment for students and faculty by managing access to electronic resources. Working collaboratively across library teams, the Electronic Resources Librarian will identify and implement improvements in online content, systems and services. The successful candidate will have strong project management, problem solving, and workflow management skills. The Electronic Resources Librarian is a member of the Resource Acquisition and Management Team…”

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Library and Information Services invites applications from … candidates for the position of Business and Science Librarian…

JOB DESCRIPTION:  This position reports to the Director of the Research Commons and as a team member works in a rapidly changing, technology-rich environment.  The individual is responsible for selecting appropriate information resources in support of the schools’ curriculum and research. Collaborates closely other business/science faculty and participates in achieving departmental, library and University goals…”

“Auburn University at Montgomery seeks an Emerging Technologies Librarian to develop and implement new technologies to enhance user experience along with serving as webmaster for the AUM Library website. The desired applicant must have a proven record of researching, creating, and applying emerging technologies in the academic library setting. We encourage applicants who have experience with website development, mobile site/mobile app creation, and SpringShare products to apply.

This position is a probationary, tenure-track faculty appointment characterized by assignments involving independent task assessment, problem solving, and interactions with various interest groups. A high level of motivation and the ability to adapt to a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment is a must…”


“…The Digital Technologies Librarian takes an innovative, service-centric approach to the oversight of several key information management and discovery systems (including Tulane’s implementations of Primo, Islandora, and ArchivesSpace). S/he will be responsible for ensuring the optimal performance of these systems, which will include: enabling data integration across distributed and heterogeneous local and external data sources; providing statistical, usage, and collection reports in support of decision making for library collections and services; and promptly reporting issues/problems to vendor(s) with follow-through until resolution. Additionally, the Digital Technologies Librarian has secondary (back-up) responsibility for the integrated library system (currently Voyager), link resolver (currently SFX), proxy authentication, and interlibrary loan (ILLiad) systems…

“The UNC Health Sciences Library seeks two Clinical Librarians to collaborate with a variety of clinical departments and to provide client-centered information and education using a variety of methods and technologies. As both team members and independently, the Clinical Librarians will be integral in building relationships with clinicians, staff, and students. The Clinical Librarians will identify information needs and maintain outreach to identified clinicians, staff, students and patients at UNC Medical Center/UNC Health Care…”

“The Pennsylvania State University Libraries seek … individuals to apply for the fixed-term, non-tenure track, three-year appointment as Digital Scholarship Fellow. This faculty librarian will play a critical role in outreach, training, and service development to strengthen digital scholarship at Penn State. The successful candidate will be conversant with methods, technologies, and platforms pertinent to textual analysis and have first-hand knowledge of, and experience in, their applications for research. The Digital Scholarship Fellow will have a passion for interdisciplinary, collaborative projects; value education through experimentation and prototyping; and understand the importance of humanities and social sciences scholarship and its publics.  The position reports to the Associate Director for the Center for Humanities and Information in the University Libraries and is jointly funded by the Libraries and the College of the Liberal Arts…”

“This position creates metadata to complex levels for library collections in all formats in order to facilitate their discovery and use. Creates records and classifies materials to national and international standards. Performs original, complex and copy cataloging of materials including electronic resources and will ensure the cataloging and discovery of materials. Works independently and collaboratively with the technical services, public services, and our community to create, maintain, and enrich the library’s resource holdings. Under the direction of the director, and with feedback from the Associate Director and Head of Collections Management, works with the Information Services and Instruction Librarian to maintain, update and improve the library website for discovery, usability and relevance…”

Shape the future of library and information science. Pursue your interests in a diverse, intellectually stimulating, and multi-disciplinary environment that provides support and encouragement as part of a collaborative work culture. Be a strong voice in the shaping of a growing information science undergraduate program. An earned doctorate in library and information science or a related field is preferred, while strong candidates who are ABD with a fixed graduation date will be considered. This position requires a clearly articulated research agenda, and enthusiasm for and excellence in teaching in both online and face-to-face formats.

“The Electronic Resources Acquisitions and Licensing Librarian plays a key role in developing collection development strategy and negotiating student and faculty access rights to thousands of electronic resources.

This is a continuing faculty status track position (equivalent of tenure) in the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University. Benefits include support for research, presenting, and publishing along with vacation, insurance, retirement savings, and appreciation for work-life balance. BYU is located in Provo, Utah with easy access to a wide variety of recreational opportunities, sports and cultural events…”

“The Clemson University Libraries seek a Health Sciences Librarian. The successful candidate will provide research assistance, instruction, collection development, and outreach services for health sciences and nursing disciplines. This is a 12-month tenure-track position with faculty rank and status and works under the direction of the Head of Information & Research Services…”

“The University of California, Berkeley, is seeking a senior processing archivist whose primary responsibility will be tobook bindings image oversee the team of processing archivists in Bancroft Technical Services (BTS) who are engaged in work related to family papers, the papers of individuals, the records of organizations, UCB faculty papers, and the administrative records of the University of California, Berkeley and the UC Office of the President. The successful candidate will have substantive knowledge and experience with the processing, arrangement and description of personal papers, the records of organizations, and university administrative archives. Additionally, he/she will have experience in the use and application of archival management systems, experience with project management, in-depth knowledge and experience with archival standards (DACS, EAD, MARC), and strong communication skills…”

“Purdue University Libraries seeks an Electronic Resources Librarian who will play a critical role in the development, implementation, and evolution of strategies and workflows relating to the acquisitions and management of electronic resources. This position requires a thorough understanding of and experience in all aspects of acquiring, evaluating, incorporating, and supporting ongoing access to electronic resources. This position will take the lead role in managing publisher/vendor license negotiations. This position will collaborate on consortial electronic resources acquisition and licensing activities as needed within the Big Ten Academic Alliance and the Academic Libraries of Indiana and will serve as the designated electronic resources officer. The Electronic Resources Librarian will report to the Assistant Dean for Collections and Access.

This position is classified as administrative/professional.

For consideration submit resume and apply online for this staff position at: and reference Job Number 1601973. (direct link:…”

“The University of Houston Libraries seeks a highly creative candidate for the position of Health Sciences Librarian at the Health Sciences Library to be open in 2017.  The Library will serve the Colleges of Optometry, Pharmacy, the School of Nursing, various clinics and other future health science programs.

Salary:  $63,000 to $65,000 expected hiring range, depending on qualifications.

Application Deadline:  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Applications should be submitted at:

“The University of Georgia Libraries seeks a service-oriented and forward-thinking Emerging Technologies Librarian. The Emerging Technologies Librarian will be responsible to the Head of the Research & Instruction Department for assisting users in making effective use of information resources and taking a leadership role in leveraging new technologies to meet the needs of scientific researchers. To achieve these goals, the Emerging Technologies Librarian provides in-person and virtual reference assistance, library instruction sessions, and one-on-one in-depth consultations in all areas of the sciences. The Librarian also provides outreach and instruction for the Science Library MakerSpace and manages the Science Library website and social media presence. Night and weekend work is required…”

library-circular“Williams Libraries is seeking a Head of Access Services, reporting to the Director of Libraries. This is a full-time (37.5 hours per week), year-round, regular appointment.

The Head of Access Services is a key member of the library’s leadership team who oversees circulation, reserves, interlibrary loan, document delivery, and consortial resource sharing. Williams Libraries seeks a collaborative, innovative and user-oriented librarian to lead its Access Services Department. We are committed to excellence in all services, dedicated to collegiality, collaboration and a tradition of personal service…”

“…The Learning Technology Librarian (LTL) supports Faculty of Arts and Sciences librarians with instructional design, educational technology integration and pedagogical innovation. The LTL provides training workshops, consultations and personalized assistance to the 18 librarians and library staff in the Services for Academic Programs Department as well as librarians throughout the FAS Libraries.

The LTL advances the culture of teaching and learning for professional development, curricular enhancement, and academic support. The LTL understands effective library instruction as a critical practice, driven by inquiry, experimentation, reflection, and collaboration. The LTL promotes pedagogy that is inclusive, learner-centered, and research-based. The LTL supports the purposeful use of new media and emerging technologies in the physical classroom and in online spaces, including Canvas. The LTL assists in developing library documentation and support materials for faculty and students.”

“The Lucy Scribner Library at Skidmore College seeks a … leader with significant management experience to serve as Head of Access Services. This librarian will lead an experienced team of Access Services staff, overseeing all aspects of circulation, stacks maintenance, remote storage, reserves, interlibrary loan, document delivery, and consortial sharing. As a member of the leadership team, the Head of Access Services will plan, set goals and priorities, and implement changes to improve and enhance Access Services, as well as develop and implement library policies. Ideally, this person will also serve as point person for assessment in Scribner Library…”

‘…The Digital Resources Librarian reports to the Library Services Director and is responsible for managing and developing the Library’s systems and collections, as well as providing reference and information literacy instruction to the FCC community. The Digital Resources Librarian collaborates as part of the academic support team in the Learning Commons to ensure that daily operations and programming enhance students’ academic success, persistence, and completion.”

“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…”

“The School of Library and Information Studies invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. The faculty vacancy is a 9-month position; with optional summer employment. The school seeks outstanding applicants to teach in library and information science, with expertise in the areas of information and communication technology, informatics (e.g. health, social, community, etc.), and innovative applications of technology. The school supports curricula for students in the College of Professional Education, College of Health Sciences and the College of Nursing, including a dual master’s degree in Library Science and Health Studies and a minor in Library Science for doctoral students in other disciplines.


Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, and names with email address and phone numbers of three references via email to (e-mail Header or Subject line must include job title and job code number – 16PE-SLIS01.

Questions about the position may be directed to: Dr. Ling Hwey Jeng, SLIS Director, at or 940-898-2602…”

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