Professional Career Opportunities at:
- Boston College;
- Harvard College;
- Montana State University;
- University of Southern California;
- Long Island University (New York);
- Duke University;
- Austin Peay State University (Tennessee);
- University of Massachusetts (Dartmouth, MA);
- College of William & Mary;
- San Diego State University;
- University of Michigan Law Library;
- Binghamton University (New York);
- University of Waterloo (Canada);
- Miami University (Oxford, OH);
- Harvard University;
- Louisiana State University;
- University of Iowa School of Library and Information Science;
- University of California, Davis;
- Drexel University;
- University of Regina (Canada);
“Boston College Libraries seek a Collection Development Librarian for Humanities with liaison responsibilities to the departments of Theology and Philosophy.
The librarian in this position will be a leader, bringing a big picture perspective and depth of collection development understanding to bear on wide-ranging discussions and projects involving arts and humanities scholarship, in collaboration with other liaison colleagues and departments…”
“The Harvard College Library seeks an … Director of Collections Strategies to direct the work of librarians and staff in building information resources in a diverse array of formats and languages for Harvard faculty and students…
The director of collections strategies will work closely with the Collections and Content Standing Committee, the Harvard Library’s group for recommending pan- Harvard collecting and content policies. The successful candidate will lead selectors in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences…”
“The Montana State University Library invites applicants for Electronic Resources and Discovery Services (ERDS) Librarian, a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor.
The ERDS Librarian has primary responsibility for acquisition and maintenance of electronic resources and for providing access to these and other resources through the Library’s Discovery Services, currently Primo from Ex Libris. Additionally, the Montana State University Library recently migrated to Ex Libris’s Alma unified resource management system along with 15 other academic libraries in Montana…”
“The University of Southern California (USC) Libraries seek an … librarian to join the Collections team as a Contract Librarian. Reporting to the Head, Resource Sharing and Collection Assessment Librarian, the Collections Librarian will assist in the operations of the Collections Division including assessment, acquisitions, E-Resources, resource sharing, electronic resource management, and in the operations of the Grand Ave. Library…”
The Dean of the University Libraries will be expected to bring innovative, entrepreneurial, and seasoned leadership to Long Island University Libraries. The Dean must be committed to the continuing professional development of library faculty and staff, and to growing initiatives for University-wide instruction in information literacy. The Dean is responsible for all areas of library management, including strategic planning, fiscal management, personnel supervision, policy and program development, collection development, public and technical services and facilities planning, and plays a university-wide role in the development and implementation of digital initiatives, scholarly communications, and information technologies to support teaching, learning and research.
The Duke University Libraries (DUL) seeks an … Electronic Resources Management Librarian to engage in supporting the life cycle of electronic resources and work collaboratively with units across Technical Services and throughout the DUL system to provide access to primarily electronic continuing resources. Under the supervision of the Head of the Continuing Resource Acquisitions Department, the successful candidate must demonstrate self-motivation and initiative, innovative approaches to problem solving, a positive learning attitude and the ability to thrive in a rapidly changing environment…”
“Austin Peay State University invites applications for a Science Librarian at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty position reporting to the Director of Library Services. The successful candidate will serve as the liaison to the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Physics & Astronomy, Agriculture, Geosciences, and Allied Health, and will be a member of the core library instruction team…”
“…The Online Services and Digital Applications (OSDA) Librarian is responsible for coordinating the development of a seamless experience that strives to meet user needs and expectations for all interfaces to the library’s systems and services. The OSDA Librarian collaborates in the planning, designing, programming, and/or adapting new and existing web tools to improve the library’s online platforms and interfaces…”
Reporting to the Director of the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC), the Digital Archivist will lead efforts to acquire, preserve, and provide access to born-digital and digitized archival and special collections materials. In partnership with the Head of Digital Services and other members of the William & Mary Libraries’ Digital Services Advisory Group, the Digital Archivist will be part of digital program development, including providing vision and support for SCRC’s online presence and collection management system and the William and Mary Libraries’ digital archive.
- Web & Discovery Services Librarian – University of Massachusetts (Dartmouth, MA)
“…The librarian in this service-oriented position develops and enhances all library user interfaces. This includes the library’s website and blog as well as our Primo discovery service. The Web and Discovery Services Librarian will be part of a creative and forward-looking team and will participate in new library initiatives such as configuring and customizing the Collection landing page for our digital resources and the user interfaces for journals published in the library’s instance of Open Journal Systems…”
San Diego State University Library seeks applications and nominations of … candidates for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian. This is an exciting opportunity for a forward-thinking individual to help develop the library’s electronic collections and services, while also taking the lead in public outreach and education efforts around electronic resources and services.
“The Electronic Resources & Collection Development Librarian is responsible for the interrelated areas of electronic resources management and acquisitions, and participates in collection development, in consultation with the Collection Development Committee and other Library staff…”
- Head of Science Library – Binghamton University (Binghamton, NY)
“The Binghamton University Libraries is seeking … candidates for the position of the Head of the Science Library. The incumbent is responsible for the design and implementation of radically innovative, user-centered services for faculty, students and staff in the sciences…”
“The University of Waterloo Library seeks a creative and collegial librarian for the position of Head, Metadata & Cataloguing Services (MCS). Reporting to the Associate University Librarian, Research & Digital Discovery Services, the incumbent will lead the department of 15 staff in transitioning to providing a variety of metadata services to meet a range of discovery needs while continuing to support MARC-based descriptive cataloguing…”
- Discovery Services Librarian, Miami University (Oxford, OH)
The Discovery Services Librarian will serve in a hybrid position, bridging technical and public services to foster a seamless experience for staff and users in discovering library resources through the development, support, and maintenance of library discovery strategies and services.
The Harvard Library is currently seeking candidates for the position of Systems Librarian II – Library Project Coordinator.
Reporting to the Director, Library Systems, Library Technology Service (LTS), the Systems Librarian II – Library Project Coordinator will be a member of a high performing team charged with implementing a new library platform used by most library staff to manage the library collections of the Harvard Library…”
“The LSU Libraries seeks an … leader for its Special Collections division. Special Collections at LSU are designing innovative responses to evolving modes of teaching and scholarship, shifting content format, technologies, institutional priorities, internal workflows, and external support. The successful candidate will bring strong experience and a compelling vision to the task of furthering our progress toward meeting these challenges, and making LSU’s Special Collections a world leader among research libraries…”
The School of Library and Information Science at The University of Iowa invites applications for one or more tenure-track positions at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level beginning Fall 2017. We seek excellent research-oriented candidates to participate in SLIS’s ALA-accredited Master’s program and in at least one of the campus initiatives described below…”
“…The Head of the Blaisdell Medical Library (BML) is responsible for providing vision, leadership, and management within BML and manages library services and resources in support of student learning, academic programs, and faculty teaching and research. This position will oversee, and participate in, major activities conducted by librarians including research support and educational services; collection development and management; and outreach covering a variety of relevant topics…”
Drexel University Libraries seeks an … librarian with demonstrated experience working in learning and/or research programs to serve as its Liaison Librarian for Life Sciences. This position provides an exciting opportunity to build partnerships and collaborations with life sciences academic and research programs across Drexel University.
“The Scholarly Communications Librarian will work under the general direction of the Associate University Librarian: Content Management and Discovery. Situated in the Library, the incumbent will lead in the planning, development, implementation, assessment and promotion of the Library’s scholarly communications services including (but not limited to) the adoptive digital repository (oURspace), open journal publishing services (OJS), and digitization activities…”