Professional Career Opportunities
- Elizabethtown College, PA;
- New York University;
- Suffolk University, MA;
- Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Library;
- Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) , MA (Associate Director for Impact & Innovation);
- Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), MA (Librarian for Digital Impact & Innovation);
- University of Toronto;
- Texas Tech University;
- Williams College, MA;
- Tufts University, MA;
- Utah State University (Electronic Resources Librarian and Cataloger);
- Utah State University (Associate Dean for Instruction, Collections, and Patron Services);
- The Ohio State University;
- University of Florida;
- Wheaton College, MA;
- Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center;
- Penn State Brandywine Campus;
- Penn State Worthington Scranton Campus.
“Elizabethtown College seeks applications for an … Collection Development Librarian. Reporting to the Director of the High Library, this librarian oversees all aspects of collection development, acquisitions, and cataloging. Responsibilities include: collaborating with faculty and librarians to identify materials and collections that support the academic curriculum; coordinating the acquisition and cataloging of items, including the creation of original catalog records; assessing the collections’ usage to project budgetary needs and to develop purchasing strategies; arranging for database trials and negotiating license agreements; and providing reference services to the College community. The Collection Development Librarian supervises two library technicians…”
New York University Libraries seeks a … manager to serve as the Head of Archival Collections Management (ACM), leading a unified archival technical processing unit that supports acquisition, collection management, description, and discovery needs across the NYU special collections in New York.
“Suffolk University is seeking qualified candidates to consider for the Electronic Resources Librarian position. This role provides leadership in the acquisition, evaluation, and management of a wide range of electronic resources including databases, journals and reference sources. S/he is the primary administrator of the integrated library system and provides innovative leadership for technology solutions…”
“The Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Library Electronic Resources librarian is collaborative, proactive, and service-oriented and applies innovative approaches to electronic resources and collections operations. This new position is responsible for providing leadership for strategic development and management of the life cycle of new and existing electronic resources, discovery tools, and cataloging for all library resources in all formats. The librarian proactively solicits input from faculty students, and staff, adeptly promotes HSL collections and resources, and skillfully responds to Health Sciences campus resource needs. Reporting to the Director, this accomplished professional will join a small and dynamic team of talented librarians and capably manage change in an evolving technological environment…”
“The Gordon Library at WPI is seeking an Associate Director to lead our new Impact & Innovation department and realize an integrative vision for achieving positive impact on learning and research through library innovation and assessment. Leading a team of diverse professionals, including eight librarians and one staff associate, the Associate Director will lead and coordinate a program of services that bring together high quality information literacy instruction, with expert selection, delivery, and discovery services for scholarly, cultural, and archival resources and services. The department also coordinates library support for WPI’s distinctive strength as a global leader in project-based learning, engaging in continuous assessment and innovation to enhance the library’s impacts on WPI’s strategic goals and mission…”
The Gordon Library at WPI is seeking a Librarian for Digital Impact & Innovation to join our new Impact & Innovation department, and help us realize an integrative vision for achieving positive impact on learning and research through library innovation and assessment. As a member of a team of diverse and expert professionals, the Librarian for Digital Impact & Innovation will have a unique opportunity to blend technical skills, user-focused assessment, and innovations in digital scholarship…
“…The University of Toronto Libraries seek an … information professional to manage a large unit central to library operations and help provide leadership and the strategic direction for the future of resource description for the library system. Reporting to the Associate Chief Librarian for Collections and Materials Management and working closely with unit heads across the library system the Head of Metadata Services will oversee the creation of metadata for materials acquired and created by the University of Toronto and provide vision for the delivery of new services within the area of resource description and discovery…”
“This is a tenure-track, 12-month position responsible for leading the development of projects connected with the TTU Press’s digital publishing initiative. The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) report on Library-Press collaborations stated that library-publishing services are on the rise, and universities need guidance on where their press and library missions overlap…”
“We are pleased to announce an opening for a full-time, one-year term appointment of Project Archivist for the Paul Whiteman Collection with the Special Collections department of the Williams College Libraries. Reporting to the College Archivist and Special Collections Librarian, the Project Archivist will coordinate the processing of the Paul Whiteman Collection and create an Encoded Archival Description (EAD) finding aid. The Project Archivist will work in consultation with staff from the College Archives and Special Collections to follow processing standards and plans, create standardized descriptions, and ensure consistency and quality for the overall project…”
Tisch Library at Tufts University is seeking a … librarian to provide leadership for and work collaboratively with a highly talented group of social sciences librarians in the Research & Instruction (R&I) department. R&I consists of three disciplinary teams (Sciences & Engineering, Social Sciences, and Arts & Humanities) and the Digital Design Studio, and is responsible for working with students, faculty, and staff to incorporate information literacy into the curriculum; designing and delivering course-based and open workshops; providing research consultation services; and developing new services and programs to support teaching, learning, research, and scholarship at Tufts.
Utah State University Libraries seeks an Electronic Resources Librarian and Cataloger (Assistant Librarian). This position is responsible for managing users’ access to the online materials they need for their teaching and research. The Libraries provide a combination of owned, subscribed, on-demand, and Open Access materials through local and consortial arrangements…”
Utah State University’s Merrill-Cazier Library seeks a … Associate Dean to lead the division encompassing instruction services, collection management, and patron services. The primary responsibilities of the position are to provide leadership within the division as well as the broader University Libraries’ and the campus’ strategic plans and goals. The incumbent will report to the Dean of Libraries and directly supervise three unit heads: Patron Services, Collections Management & Resource Sharing, and Learning & Engagement Services. The Associate Dean will be a member of the Libraries’ Executive Council, the senior leadership, policy and management team…”
The Ohio State University Libraries (OSUL) seeks a dynamic librarian for the position of Mary P. Key Diversity Resident. OSU Libraries’ two-year Mary P. Key Diversity Residency Program provides mentorship for a successful transition from academic training to research librarianship, provides hands-on exposure in many areas of the University Libraries, and contributes to advancing diversity initiatives for both the academic librarianship profession and The Ohio State University Libraries.
“The University of Florida, George A. Smathers Libraries seek a Metadata Librarian for a 12-month, tenure track Library faculty position in the Digital Production Services Department, a user focused, data enhancing, hands-on, collegial team, that strives for efficiencies and streamlined procedures to maximize findability.
The Metadata Librarian creates and revises all types of metadata, contributes to local policy and procedure decisions, develops and assesses workflows, creates and delivers trainings, collaborates on large and small projects, and promotes creative approaches for managing metadata…”
“The Social Sciences Research and Instruction Liaison serves as a consultant, an educator, and a frequent point of contact to faculty and students, primarily in the social sciences, but also including other programs. This position is a part of the Liaison Team of the Research and Instruction Department, a group composed of professional educators and librarians. Liaisons are assigned to different areas of the curriculum to ensure that the faculty and students have appropriate support and access to the information resources and technologies necessary to their disciplines…”
“The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Harrington Library in Amarillo, TX invites candidates to apply for the position of Assistant Director/Reference Librarian. This position, which reports to the Associate Director, will provide reference services; promote information literacy through library instruction; aid in collection development; assist with outreach activities; supervise support staff in interlibrary loan and serials; process billing for ILL and library services; serve as the library liaison to the School of Medicine; and provide instruction in evidence-based medicine, library resources, and biomedical information management…”
“The Pennsylvania State University Libraries seeks applications and nominations for the position of Head Librarian at Penn State Brandywine. This tenure-track faculty position is responsible for overall library administration and services at the Brandywine Library, including supervision of faculty and full-time staff, collection development, reference and instruction services, library facilities, coordination of information technology, outreach to the community…”
“The Pennsylvania State University Libraries seeks applications and nominations for the position of Head Librarian at Penn State Worthington Scranton. This tenure-track faculty position is responsible for overall library administration and services at the Worthington Scranton Library, including supervision of faculty and full-time staff, collection development, reference and instruction services, library facilities, coordination of information technology, outreach to the community,…”