Professional Career Opportunities
- University of Denver;
- Dartmouth College (Associate Librarian for Access and Collection Strategies)
- Dartmouth College (Associate Librarian for Digital Strategies)
- Columbia University;
- University of Nevada at Las Vegas;
- Indiana University, Bloomington;
- Texas A&M University;
- Harvard Business School;
- Duke University, Fuqua School of Business;
- University of Oregon;
- Mississippi State University;
- Brigham Young University;
- William & Mary (Head of Research);
- William & Mary (Science Librarian);
- Mills College, CA;
- University of Iowa;
- Oklahoma City Community College;
- University of Colorado Health Sciences Library;
- University of Virginia (Social Science Research Librarian);
- University of Virginia (Print Collections Strategist);
- Villanova University, PA;
- University of Massachusetts – Amherst;
- North Carolina State University;
- Washington College, MD;
- Central Maine Community College;
- University of Utah
“…Reporting to the Collections & Content Management Librarian, this position is responsible for hiring/training/supervising the staff and management of the workflow in the Library Collections Procurement and Processing unit, as well as deployment of the library collection funds through acquisitions policy and procedures. Represents this unit in organization-wide committees and task forces, etc. Works closely with other units and departments in the Libraries…”
“Dartmouth College Library seeks a … leader to develop and implement effective strategies for the access, discovery, development, and management of its collections and information resources in support of Dartmouth’s mission. In a rapidly changing information landscape, the Associate Librarian for Access and Collection Strategies (“Associate Librarian”) will provide deep expertise and active engagement with key stakeholders across Dartmouth and beyond to ensure that Dartmouth scholars are connected to information resources critical to their research, teaching, and learning, whether these resources are held locally or remotely, in print, digital or other formats…”
“Dartmouth College Library seeks an… leader for the new role of Associate Librarian for Digital Strategies (“Associate Librarian”). The Associate Librarian will have the opportunity to lead the development and implementation of an overarching digital strategy for the Library in close collaboration with and ever-mindful of the students and faculty whom the Library serves…”
“The Columbia University Libraries seek an Assistant Director for its newly formed Digital Scholarship division to help lead a team that is coordinating library-facilitated digital scholarship projects. This position also connects the library’s efforts to emergent themes and approaches around scholarly communication. Reporting to the Director of Digital Scholarship, the Assistant Director develops and promotes programs, services, and relationships that advance the ability of Columbia scholars to communicate knowledge in impactful ways to essential audiences online…”
“Reporting to the Head of Digital Collections for a two-year visiting appointment, the Visiting Digital Collections Librarian will join a robust digitization operation and work on projects designed to update legacy workflows and optimize them for future-oriented, high production digitization projects. This work includes: researching best practices for large-scale digitization, testing implementations of workflow proposals, technology troubleshooting, developing documentation for training the department’s students and temporary workers, and collecting statistics on time and costs of digitization…”
Coordinates and processes approval orders, and receipts and provides basic cataloging of monograph materials in all formats and in all Western European languages for Bloomington and five regional campus libraries. Oversees and prepares bibliographic records from OCLC or FTP records from vendors or creates brief bibliographic records according to departmental standards and local policies to prepare for order and receipt process. Supervises students including hiring, training, evaluating, and developing projects and revising their work.
“The Texas A&M University Libraries seeks an innovative and collaborative professional to support our expanding programs in digital collections management. Reporting to the Dean through the Director of the Office of Scholarly Communications, this person will have an integral role in the development of the University Libraries’ emergent digital asset management ecosystem (DAME), including an existing DSpace institutional repository and a Fedora repository currently under development…”
“…The Research Data Program was created to help Harvard Business School faculty evaluate, acquire, use, manage and archive data for their research.
This position manages the Research Data Program and is a key member of the Baker Library Collections team, ensuring that Harvard Business School and Harvard University have access to premier library collections and information resources…”
“The Resource Analytics Librarian gathers and synthesizes information to inform decision-making related to library resources, programs and projects. The Resource Analytics Librarian also communicates with and collects information from database vendors, library users and staff to guide purchases and subscription renewals at terms favorable to the library.
The Resource Analytics Librarian also provides budgetary management for the Ford Library. This position also works as a member of a team that provides reference services to faculty members, staff members and students at the reference desk for a portion of each day. The Resource Analytics Librarian reports to the Associate Dean for Library Services…”
“…Reporting to the Head of Collection Management, the Head of Processing collaborates with the Collection Management division and across Library Special Collections and the UCLA Library to enhance and develop a flexible and user-centered processing program. The Head of Processing provides leadership and management for a nimble processing team responsible for the accessioning, arrangement, description of print, of print and non-print distinctive and special collections matters…”
“…Reporting to the Head of the Digital Scholarship Services (DSS), the Digital Projects Librarian plans, executes, and finalizes digital scholarship projects and other digital initiatives in the Libraries, as assigned. Projects may include creation of instruction-related tools, digital scholarship applications, digital collections, and digital systems implementation…”
“Join Mississippi State University Libraries’ thriving library program as the Business Librarian! A premier research university with a student body of over 20,000, Mississippi State University (MSU) is located in historic Starkville, MS, with all the conveniences and amenities of a college town…
A job description of this tenure-track, Assistant Professor position and a link to the application form can be found here: http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/cw/en-us/job/496074/assistant-professor”
“…As the Physical and Mathematical Sciences Librarian, you will be involved with the latest research at Brigham Young University (BYU), working closely with faculty and students in a variety of disciplines including computer science, animation, physics, astronomy, and more. You’ll collaborate with faculty across campus as you teach library sessions for a broad range of courses, and you will work hands-on with emerging technologies like virtual reality…”
“William & Mary Libraries seeks a Head of Research to provide leadership and management for a team of research liaisons and to develop proactive services and collaborate with departments throughout the library to support the success of William & Mary students, faculty, staff, and other researchers…”
“William & Mary Libraries is seeking a … Science Librarian. The Science Librarian is a member of the Research Department at Earl Gregg Swem Library, and will cultivate partnerships that help the library understand and respond to student and faculty informational needs. The position serves as liaison to the sciences including chemistry, biology, physics, geology, and applied sciences…”
“…Assists students, faculty, and other researchers with archival and special collection materials and curricular needs; trains, directs, and mentors student assistants; and assists in the maintenance of archival material in stack areas. This position manages the processing of archives, including but not limited to appraisal, organization, inventory and indexing, rehousing, and creation of finding aids and guides. This librarian is also a key member of the Library’s frontline reference staff, assisting undergraduate and graduate students with reference, research, and other requests…”
“The University of Iowa Libraries seeks a self-motivated and forward-thinking professional for the Japanese Studies Librarian position. Reporting to the Team Leader for International and Area Studies, the Japanese Studies Librarian serves as the subject liaison for Japanese and Korean studies and supports the research, teaching, and learning of faculty and students of Japanese and Korean studies in various departments and programs. The Japanese Studies Librarian will assume direct responsibility for collection development, reference and research consultations, and instruction for a diverse community of faculty and students. The Japanese Studies Librarian will consult on cataloging of Japanese-language materials…”
“The Digital Resources Librarian manages the access, maintenance, and preservation of electronic information resources. The position will also manage the library’s presence in the Digital Collections of Colorado, our institutional repository. Health Sciences Library faculty members serve as non-tenure track faculty. The Digital Resources Librarian is appointed at the Senior Instructor or Assistant Professor level, commensurate with professional and relevant experience…”
The University of Virginia Library seeks a Print Collections Strategist to lead collaborative efforts to oversee the circulating and reference print collections, through deep understanding of the collection subject matter and usage. The position’s primary activities will involve planning, implementing and documenting a holistic vision for collections that exist in a complex ecosystem across multiple buildings, including a nearby high density storage facility.
Contributes to development and delivery of strategic, high quality, and virtual and in-person services to advance teaching, learning, research, and scholarship. Responsible for outreach, information literacy instruction, research support and collection development in assigned disciplines and programs.
“The duties and responsibilities of the Research Librarian for Engineering & Entrepreneurship position include, but are not limited to:
- Serves as liaison to the Colleges of Engineering and Textiles, the Entrepreneurship Initiative, and other affinity STEM departments; plans and delivers innovative, responsive library services to faculty and students in those disciplines.
- Provides expert services for faculty, staff, and students across the research lifecycle including information discovery, data curation, visualization, research computing, and scholarly communication.
Identifies trends in research practices in engineering, textiles, and entrepreneurship and recommends strategies for aligning library services accordingly…”
Washington College seeks an experienced and enthusiastic librarian to provide leadership and management for the Miller Library Resource Management Department. The purpose of the Resource Management Department is to locate, acquire, and provide access to all library resources in all formats owned or subscribed to by the library. This position is responsible for library content discovery, access, and management and is expected to be competent in managing the integrated library system, Innovative Interfaces Sierra and the Ebsco Discovery Service.
“The Learning Commons Librarian will provide reference and information services to the CMCC community. This position supports Learning Commons instruction, provides specialized reference service to students, faculty, and others through in-person, telephone, online, and chat; provides individualized research consultation; provides outreach and service to the campus community; participates collaboratively with colleagues and faculty to develop, promote, and provide information literacy; participates in collection development for print and electronic materials, and interlibrary loans…”
The J. Willard Marriott Library is seeking a Digital Curation Librarian to support ongoing and emerging initiatives in the digital library program at the University of Utah.
The position is located in the Digital Library Services department, which provides services for digitization, creation of descriptive metadata, preservation, and discovery of digital collections.