Professional Career Opportunities
- University of California, Irvine;
- Villanova University;
- Wheaton College;
- Brown University;
- University of Rochester;
- Cornell University;
- Library of Congress;
- New York University;
- University of Texas at Arlington;
- UCLA ;
- University of California, Berkeley;
- Boston College;
- Bay Path University, MA;
- Harvard University;
- Yale University;
- Tulane University;
- iSchool at University of Maryland;
- Brandeis University;
- University of South Carolina;
- University of Kansas
The University of California, Irvine Libraries seeks a … leader to join an enthusiastic staff in building a research library of excellence for a young and rapidly-growing university ranked nationally among the top tier. The Head of Collection Strategies will play a leadership role in an innovative, service-oriented, and collaborative environment to develop high quality learning and research intensive collections that support the teaching, research, and patient care needs of the University…”
“The Acquisitions and Licensing Librarian leads the acquisition and licensing of information resources at Falvey Memorial Library. Core responsibilities include management of all acquisitions activities, including licensing for library electronic products, ordering and receiving of library materials in all formats, coordinating with the library’s finance team to ensure the payment of all acquisition-related invoices; creating and maintaining tools and services for managing resource acquisition lifecycle…”
“Wheaton College’s Wallace Library seeks a creative, enthusiastic, and mission oriented 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 Brown University Library is delighted to announce a new position: the Director of its Center for Digital Scholarship (CDS). CDS is a locus for digital activities at Brown, providing expertise and training in text analysis, text encoding, data management, geospatial analysis and data, digital publishing and scholarly project management. Members of CDS partner with faculty and students on developing and sustaining digital projects. They work closely with Library staff and other groups on campus to develop digital projects and support scholarly communication. The Library recently created the Digital Scholarship Lab and Digital Studio — collaborative spaces for faculty and students to engage in visualization, video and audio production, 3D printing, and creative teaching and research – which is managed by CDS…”
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
“Cornell University seeks a … leader with demonstrated management experience and subject expertise in the sciences to advance the Library’s engagement with research, teaching, learning and scholarly communication in support of engineering, mathematics, and the physical and applied sciences.
Reporting to the AUL for Research and Learning Services, the Director of the Science and Technology Libraries is responsible for the overall leadership and management of the Engineering, Mathematics, and Physical Sciences Libraries and oversees the library services to the CornellTech campus…”
“The Director for Preservation works under the general direction and supervision of the Associate Librarian and Deputy Associate Librarian for Library Services. The Director coordinates and oversees, within established Library policies and priorities, activities throughout the Library relating to the preservation and physical protection of Library materials, through binding, repairing, conserving, de-acidifying, reformatting, and environmental monitoring of collections or by other means depending on the nature of the material and its intended use…”
“…This position leads, shapes, and oversees the programs, strategies and staff that ensure a rich, satisfying library experience for all library users engaged in research, teaching and learning. The Associate Dean is a member of the Libraries’ senior management team, which shares responsibility for planning, budget allocation, and the development and leadership of major strategic initiatives. In collaboration with senior management colleagues (including the Assoc./Asst. Deans for Collections and Research Services; Knowledge Access and Resource Management Services; Libraries Information Technology; Budget and Planning; Human Resources; and Digital Library Technology Services), the Associate Dean has primary leadership responsibility for a wide, holistic range of user services across NYU Libraries’ integrated global system…”
“The Director of Marketing and Communications will provide strategic leadership for developing and executing an integrated communications and marketing plan for University Libraries (UL). Serve as the media contact for UL and design a proactive media relations program, including social media. Formulate and execute UL promotional strategy, in concert with the Libraries administration and University Communications. Direct the day-to-day newsgathering to highlight stories of the Libraries’ impact on innovation, discovery, excellence, access, and student success. Coordinate Libraries’ branding and graphic identity activities with University Communications…”
“…Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for User Engagement until the Director of Powell, Arts, and Music Libraries position is filled, the Music Librarian, Lead for Collection Management ensures access to music collections in multiple formats for use by undergraduate and graduate students, faculty performers and researchers, and scholars and performers. The incumbent works with the Music Librarian, Lead for Inquiry and Research (MLLIR) to plan the collections, services and spaces of the Music Library…”
“…Leads a team of staff library professionals and/or assistants in managing the operations of the Electronic and Continuing Resources Unit. This position ensures adequate staffing, prompt processing of materials and activation of new e-resources, efficient resolution of access problems and print subscription claims, and the management of an Electronic Resources Management System. Recommends Unit staffing numbers and classification levels, implements Unit personnel actions: determines Unit procedures, workflows, schedules, goals, and priorities. Manages Unit GA and student budget and recommends training, software, and tools for staff use.
Serves as Berkeley’s Acquisitions Liaison to the California Digital Library. Serves as project manager for Berkeley’s openURL link resolver instances…”
“As part of the Boston College Libraries team of librarians, the E-Scholarship Repository Librarian works to make academic research produced at Boston College visible and available to anyone, throughout the world, free of charge. Reporting to the Head, Scholarly Communication & Research Services, the E-Scholarship Repository Librarian maintains, promotes and enhances our eScholarship@BC repository and participates in other library publishing ventures. The Librarian explores new directions and tools to improve our repository services and to support open access. The Librarian supervises the work of the Digital Publishing Assistant…”
The e-Learning Librarian and OER Coordinator position focuses on the integration of Open Educational Resources in all courses, graduate and undergraduate at Bay Path University. OER includes learning content and tools to support the creation, delivery, use and implementation of the resources subject to intellectual property and fair use.
The e-Learning Librarian & OER Coordinator collaborates with faculty and library staff on the development of innovative course resources and their integration into the campus learning management system (Canvas) and other instructional platforms.
“Reporting to the Associate Librarian of Houghton Library for Technical Services, the Horblit Project Cataloger performs original and complex copy cataloging of the photograph portion of the Horblit Collection of Early Photography and coordinates the digitization of the collection. Note: This is a 2 year term position…”
“…Reporting to the Director of Research Support and Outreach Programs at the Center for Science and Social Science Information, this position facilitates access to the services and collections of a complex, multifaceted research/academic library through direct contact with researchers and the development and promotion of services and collections. The Librarian for Political Science, Global Affairs, and Government Information is a member of the CSSSI team and participates in Yale University Library programs and committees…”
“The Data Management & Research Librarian plays a central role in the development and provision of Library services for access, use, manipulation, and management of qualitative and quantitative research datasets. The position is responsible for leading a library and campus-wide effort to build a research data management infrastructure at Tulane University, including the development of services to support the organization, dissemination, and preservation of data generated by Tulane’s research enterprise…”
“The iSchool at University of Maryland, College Park seeks an assistant professor (tenure track) focused on human-centered design of information and technology, including but not limited to human-computer interaction, social computing, digital humanities, data visualization, and visual analytics. We are interested in candidates with superior research and scholarship potential as well as teaching ability. This is a 9-month tenure-track appointment, with opportunities for summer teaching and grant-funded summer research. Salary and benefits are competitive based upon qualifications and experience…”
“Brandeis University seeks to hire a Digital Initiatives Librarian to be responsible for administration and configuration of institutional repository and related systems and applications.
Examples of Key Responsibilities:
- Responsible for administration and configuration of institutional repository and related systems and applications, including but not limited to creation of new IR communities and collections. Outreach to communities, for planning and performing batch loads of new collections, implementation of workflow, technical processes and methodology, and administering authorizations and roles within the institutional repository and related applications.
- Works in conjunction with library systems staff, vendor support staff and open source communities, and Scholarly Communications to troubleshoot, resolve and escalate problems; works in conjunction with library systems staff to coordinate and perform application and system upgrades. Creates specifications and scripting for metadata transformation and crosswalks…”
“The University of South Carolina Libraries seeks an outgoing and engaged Sciences and Computer Science Librarian to join the Research, Instruction, and Reference (RIR) team at the Thomas Cooper Library.
Reporting to the Head of RIR, the Sciences and Computer Science Librarian serves as a liaison to Computing Sciences and the Departments of Chemistry and Physics…”
“KU Libraries seeks a … individual to advance the Libraries engagement with graduate students. This position engages in, and contributes to, highly collaborative efforts within the Research & Learning Division of the KU Libraries and takes a leadership role in graduate student-related initiatives and projects as appropriate…”