Professional Career Opportunities
- University of Arkansas;
- Kansas State University;
- Yale University;
- University of Michigan Law Library;
- Library of Congress;
- College of William & Mary, VA;
- Harvard University; (2 positions)
- Stanford Law School;
- University of Southern California;
- Duke University (2 positions)
- Auburn University;
- Florida State University;
- East Carolina University;
- Augusta University , GA;
- University of Wisconsin, Madison;
- University of Texas
- The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY;
- University of Tennessee;
- Valdosta State University Department of Library and Information Studies, GA
- University of Central Florida College of Medicine;
- Cascadia College/University of Washington;
- University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
“The University of Arkansas Libraries are seeking a highly experienced and nationally engaged individual to serve as Associate Dean and Director for Resource Management Services (RMS) and lead, shape, and oversee the work of staff engaged in acquiring and making accessible research resources in all formats of the University of Arkansas Libraries. Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, 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…”
“Kansas State University Libraries seek a … leader for position of Associate Dean for Content Management and Scholarly Communications. Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to provide leadership and expertise to refine and reposition collections and technical services in the context of emerging trends to meet evolving needs of the university community…”
“…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, multi-faceted research/academic library through direct contact with researchers and the development and promotion of services and collections. The Social Science Research Support Librarian is a member of the CSSSI team and participates in Yale University Library programs and committees…”
‘The University of Michigan Law Library seeks a Serials & Collection Management Librarian to join our highly engaged and collaborative team of librarians dedicated to building and preserving one of the most comprehensive law library collections in the country. This opportunity is an excellent one for librarians interested in developing or strengthening their management and administrative skills…”
“This is a cataloging position which focuses on serials and electronic resources. The materials handled in this position are acquired through copyright receipt and are primarily English language with some in other European languages. The incumbent will be expected to spend at least half his or her time working with the directorate’s increasing number of electronic serials. The incumbent will be trained to perform selection duties as needed for the directorate…”
“…The Digital Scholarship Librarian promotes the institutional repository in the spirit of open access and enables the institution to capture the scholarly and creative academic output of our campus community. This position provides expertise and leadership on the library’s goals, objectives, and projects for educating the campus community about academic publishing, open access initiatives, intellectual and copyright issues and connections between information literacy and scholarly communication…”
“…Reporting to the Associate Director of Access Services for Faculty of Arts & Sciences (FAS) Libraries, the Access Services Librarian leads a team of Access Services staff at the Harvard Fine Arts Library, Chemistry Library, and Physics Library to provide access to Harvard Library and its collections. In addition, the Access Services Librarian assists the Associate Director of Access Services for FAS Libraries and a fellow Access Services Librarian in coordinating daily operations and maintaining services across the FAS library system…”
“…Under the direction of the Associate Director of Access Services for Collections Management and Resource Sharing Operations, and as a member of the Access Services team, the Resource Sharing manager is responsible for managing, implementing and training the resource sharing team, including Interlibrary Loan, Borrow Direct, and Scan & Deliver, best practices for the Harvard Library. The position is responsible for the management of borrowing and lending workflows for all resource sharing units including liaison activities with other library units to ensure fulfillment of patron’s expectations and scholarship support, and represents Harvard Library in Borrow Direct operational meetings…”
“…Stanford Law School seeks applications for the position of Access Services Librarian in the Robert Crown Law Library. Working under the supervision of the Deputy Director, the Access Services Librarian provides leadership and vision for coordination of access services. This position offers opportunities to develop and implement innovative services to meet changing user needs and emerging technologies…”
“The University of Southern California (USC) Libraries seek an… service-oriented librarian to spearhead social sciences data services in the USC Libraries and promote research data management, data literacy, and the use of social sciences data collections throughout the university…”
Duke University Libraries position opening for Metadata Transformation Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Metadata & Discovery Strategy, the Metadata Transformation Librarian takes an innovative, service-oriented approach to the support of several key information management and discovery systems, including the integrated library system (ILS), currently ExLibris’ Aleph; the off-site storage management system, currently Generation Fifth Application’s Library Archival System (GFA); and discovery systems used by the staff of the library.
The Serials Description Librarian performs original and complex copy cataloging of serials in all subjects and assigned languages. Exercises considerable independent judgment in carrying out daily work activities.
“… Reporting to the Associate Dean for Public Services/Head of Reference and Instruction Services, the Research Data Management Librarian (Data Librarian) will represent the Libraries in a campus-wide effort to build a comprehensive suite of research data management (RDM) services at Auburn University. Specifically, the Data Librarian is responsible for developing and implementing a research data services needs assessment; taking the lead in RDM policy development for the Libraries and contributing to RDM policy development for the University…”
“Florida State University (FSU) Libraries seek an experienced,… and service-oriented Director of Graduate and Faculty Services to direct the work of librarians and staff in the Scholars Commons. Reporting to the Associate Dean, Research and Learning Services (RLS) the incumbent will guide a diverse team of seven librarians and four staff to provide top-tier user-focused services that support current and emerging forms of scholarship and teaching…”
J. Y. Joyner Library at East Carolina University (ECU) in Greenville, N.C., seeks applicants for the newly created position of Data Services Librarian. As a member of the Research and Scholarly Communication Department, this person will be responsible for developing and delivering data management services and support to the ECU community…”
“Reese Library of Augusta University invites applications for the position of at the faculty rank of Assistant Professor. This full-time, non-tenure track faculty position is responsible for processing, preserving, and providing access to primary materials such as manuscripts, photographs, and maps…”
The University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks 2 innovative, collaborative, creative and dynamic individuals to serve as Electronic Resources Management Librarians. Reporting to the Head of Electronic Resources, these positions will be part of a newly formed Electronic Resources Management Team, and will assist in the acquisition, management, and delivery of electronic resources for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries…”
“The University of Texas Libraries seeks a … individual to lead the newly-forming Content Management Unit. Depending on qualifications, the successful candidate will be appointed as a Librarian III or Librarian IV. The position is responsible for the oversight and coordination of 32 staff, including the direct management of 5 staff. The successful candidate will be joining an exciting and restructuring organization enabling new and innovative approaches to both content acquisition and description. This Head of Content Management effectively coordinates operations, staff, and initiatives for the acquisition, description, and processing of materials for the UT Libraries in all formats and languages…”
“The College of Saint Rose invites applications and nominations for a full-time, tenure track Access Services and Assessment Librarian in the Neil Hellman Library to start August 2017.
Responsibilities will include the following:
- Manage and supervise circulation staff.
- Establish and implement standards, policies, and practices for Access Services including circulation rules and loan periods.
Manage the circulation and course reserves modules of the integrated library system (Voyager)…”
“The Head, LRE Liaison Programs provides vision and strategic direction for the University Libraries discipline-based liaison program to meet the research and educational objectives of the University. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Learning, Research, and Engagement, this position serves as department head for a core group of liaisons whose positions emphasize discipline-based support for research, teaching, scholarship and outreach. The department engages library users with the services, collections, spaces, and expertise of the University Libraries…”
- Assistant/Associate Professor – Valdosta State University Department of Library and Information Studies, GA
“The Department of Library and Information Studies invites applicants for an academic, tenure track, faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor… To carry out our comprehensive mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to successfully engage students as they launch or continue their intellectual journey.
Applicants will be expected to teach in a variety of library and information studies curricular areas;conduct relevant scholarly research or equivalent activities; and provide service to the Department,College and the University as well as perform other duties as assigned…”
The Harriet F. Ginsburg Health Sciences Library at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine (UCF COM) is seeking an… Scholarly Communications Librarian. This is an entry-level, non-tenure track faculty position. The Scholarly Communications Librarian will assist the Health Sciences Library in promoting new models of scholarly communication such open access publishing and innovative communications platforms…”
- Head of Public Services/Research & Instruction Librarian – Cascadia College/University of Washington
“…Under the general direction of the Associate Dean and Director of the Bothell Campus Library, the Head of Public Services provides leadership and strategic visioning for Research Services (in-person and online reference) and Access Services (Circulation, Stacks Maintenance and Interlibrary Loan) at the University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College Library. This position is responsible for developing Library-wide user-centered public services standards and best practices, in collaboration with other Library unit heads, supervisors and staff…”
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks an… professional to serve in the position of Metadata Librarian. The Metadata Librarian will work closely with developers and other stakeholders to design and implement metadata, crosswalks, standards/policies, workflows, and tools to support access to collections of digitized and born-digital materials in multiple digital collection management systems and to support long-term preservation of those materials deposited into the Carolina Digital Repository.