ATG Job Bank: 12/29/16

Professional Career Opportunities

“The Coordinator of Collection Strategies is a senior position that provides leadership, vision, and strategic direction for the development and management of the River Campus Libraries’ (RCL) collections within the evolving environment of scholarly communication. S/he ensures the most effective use of the River Campus Libraries’ materials budget to support the teaching and research mission of the University, and provides effective and consistent communications with campus constituencies regarding the library’s strategies and programs for collection development and management. Working within a collaborative and service-oriented environment, s/he sets standards and oversees training for collections-related functions for librarians within the context of their overall responsibilities, implementing plans, policies, procedures, and strategies as part of an effective collection development and management operation…”


“The Library at Shippensburg University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty librarian, starting August 2017, who will serve as the Collection Development and Electronic Resources Librarian. This position has three major areas of responsibility: (1) to provide reference and library instructional support to university students, faculty, and staff; (2) to provide leadership to library collection development activities; and (3) to provide leadership to selection and implementation of library electronic resources….”


“The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks nominations and applications for the position of University Librarian and Vice Provost for University Libraries. The University is seeking a talented, dynamic and accomplished leader to join a large, multifaceted academic research library system to advance a track record of innovation in creating outstanding facilities, building vibrant collections, and delivering transformative services to diverse library users. This position reports to the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost…”


The incumbent in this position develops and manages “East Asian collections in all formats, as well as collaborating in the management of Alderman Library’s East Asian Studies Room. This position will provide the strategic planning, development, and coordination necessary to achieve this goal. He/she will also maintain numerous relationships, working closely with external vendors, UVa’s Research Librarian for East Asian Studies, and staff from across the library system…”


“The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies and the Reference and User Services Association, divisions of the American Library Association, with a combined membership of over 4,000, are seeking an Executive Director…

The ASCLA/RUSA Executive Director is responsible for day-to-day management of each division, including a staff of three and a budget in excess of $500,000, publications (including a referred journal and a newsletter), several major awards, and other initiatives and programs. The ASCLA/RUSA Executive Director advocates for the mission of each of those divisions within ALA, as well as externally…”


“…Reporting to the Associate Dean for Research & Education, the incumbent will be responsible for the leadership, ongoing development, and day-to-day management of library services, operations, and staffing related to the Library Liaison Program. Managing a department of 10 liaison librarians who work with specific academic programs, the Head/Liaison will coordinate with other department heads to manage the liaison role as educational partner and instructor as well as in collection assessment and development…”


“This is a newly formed position at Armacost Library, University of Redlands. The ScholarlyCommunications Librarian will take the lead in support of sustainable scholarly communication presented and preserved in the institutional repository, InSPIRe.redlands.edu. As the Library’s rights management specialist, the ScholarlyCommunications Librarian works closely with faculty to identify and to advise on issues related to intellectual property, open access, and copyright of scholarly output at the University. They will coordinate with library faculty and staff to devise and implement outreach activities regarding promoting digital projects, the institutional repository and scholarly communications on campus.

The Scholarly Communications Librarian will also serve as a subject liaison librarian, providing collection management, reference, research, instructional and outreach services to students, faculty, staff and community users as a subject librarian…”


“Williams College invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of Libraries. This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented and adept leader to continue to advance the libraries as an integral part of a Williams’ education and to collaborate on a vision for the evolving role of the libraries in learning, teaching, and research at the College.
Sawyer Library and Schow Science Library are both collaborative intellectual centers of the campus and invaluable resources for students and faculty, as well as for outside scholars and community members…”


“The Cataloging Services Unit Leader at the University of Michigan Law Library “participates in library management, strategic planning, and library-wide staffing, workflow, and problem-solving as a member of the Law Library Management Team. The librarian has primary responsibility for ensuring timely and effective intellectual access to the Law Library collection in all bibliographic and physical formats and languages following national and internal standards…”


“…The Discovery and Systems Librarian will learn our new Alma and Primo system, assume a leadership role in its configuration and ongoing development, and collaborate closely with staff in our libraries and in our consortium in order to make it the best library catalog possible.

He/She will work within a team environment to serve as the lead manager of the Alma library system and of three separate instances of the Primo discovery catalog: for William and Mary, for Richard Bland College’s Library, and for Colonial Williamsburg’s Rockefeller Library. She/he will convene colleagues across the libraries to discuss the creation of standards, the development of new workflows, and the implementation of enhancements to the behind-the-scenes system and the public-facing catalog…”


“The University at Buffalo Libraries seek a… librarian to join a team of library professionals that provide services and collections to a diverse community of students and faculty in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. UB’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is the most comprehensive public school of engineering in New York State, with 164 faculty and a 2015-16 enrollment of 3,478 undergraduate and 1,769 graduate students. Engineering teaching and research areas include aerospace, biomedical, bioinformatics, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, engineering physics, environmental, industrial, materials, and mechanical engineering…”


“The University of Southern California (USC) Libraries seek an innovative, energetic and team-oriented Japanese Cataloging Librarian. The Japanese Cataloging Librarian will perform original and complex adaptive cataloging of Japanese materials in all formats in compliance with national and local standards for East Asian Library and Special Collections. The librarian will be responsible for contributing and maintaining authority records for USC’s integrated library system and NACO…”


“The UC Santa Barbara Library seeks a … librarian to foster excellence in scholarship and teaching by facilitating access to scholarly information resources in Middle Eastern Studies. The successful candidate will actively engage and build relationships with campus scholarly communities in the assigned areas, serving as an expert resource to support traditional and emerging research practices and curricular development. The effective date of the position is the 2016-17 academic year…”


“The Public Library of Science (PLOS) … is seeking a dynamic CEO to build on this decade of success by developing, promoting and deploying new ideas and technologies that both expand open access and go beyond it to further transform the way scientists communicate with each other and the public. PLOS has invested significant resources in the development of a new, flexible and robust enterprise-level publishing platform. The next CEO will guide the continued development of this platform and leverage it to achieve PLOS’ ambitious vision for the future of research communication…”


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