ATG Job Bank 10/30/17

Professional Career Opportunities

“Boston University Libraries seeks a … leader who will re-envision a 21st century hybrid library with an advanced capacity to support research teaching and learning across geographic, language, and disciplinary borders, leveraging innovations in digital and information technology. S/he will lead BU’s Mugar Memorial Library and branches (currently African Studies, Astronomy, Music, Visual Arts, Science and Engineering, Stone Science, Pickering Educational Resources, and the Frederick S. Pardee Management Library)…”


The Health Sciences Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a collaborative, proactive, and service-oriented person to take on the new role of Health Sciences Librarian for Collections and Instruction. This person provides leadership for collection decisions made in the context of changing user needs, emerging formats, and access models, and develops and provides effective and innovative client‑centered education on Library collection resources in client settings, in the library, and virtually.

“The UNC Health Sciences Library seeks a … Community Outreach and Global Health Librarian to collaborate with a variety of state-wide and University health outreach and research projects. Working both as a team member and independently, the Librarian will be integral in building relationships with practitioners, researchers, staff, and students…”

Princeton University Library seeks an … librarian to direct its Marquand Library of Art & Archaeology, whose vast collection of print, digital, and media materials documenting the world’s visual arts, including rare books, grows by ~20,000 new and antiquarian items annually. (http://library.princeton.edu/marquand). Marquand is active in digital initiatives, e.g. the Digital Cicognara Library, as well as inter-institutional collecting programs. Besides the Head, Marquand has an Assistant Librarian, Chinese & Japanese Art Specialists, a Western Bibliographer, an administrator, 4 support staff, and 35 student/casual employees.


“The Indiana University Kokomo Library seeks an … librarian to provide leadership for the Library’s technical services functions and government documents collection. This entry-level, tenure-track position is responsible for planning, managing, supervising and evaluating the Library’s technical services functions; including budgeting, acquisitions, cataloging, and collection maintenance. Departmental liaison activities include teaching, learning and research support for assigned areas. A full description of the position responsibilities and expectations may be found at: http://iuk.libguides.com/jobdescription…”


“Leads and manages the Special Collections and University Archives Unit. Supervises assigned staff. Participates in maintaining and revising procedures and workflows within Special Collections and University Archives in collaboration with other areas in the library. Trains staff in use of equipment, hardware and software, and ensures the application of best practices. Maintains statistical information related to unit activity and produces annual reports…”


“Carroll University seeks an … leader to collaborate with the University community in positioning the Todd Wehr Memorial Library for ongoing excellence in supporting student success. The successful candidate for this position will be deeply knowledgeable about emerging technologies and will use that understanding as a foundation for leading the library toward a new vision of serving current and future needs of Carroll’s undergraduate and graduate students. The Director’s responsibilities comprise half of this position; the Director will also serve as a professional librarian…”


The Curator of Special Collections oversees and manages a diverse collection of literary manuscripts and rare books across the distinctive collections at the Vanderbilt University Library. You will Report to the Director of Special Collections, the Curator’s responsibilities include reader services and access for special collections, exhibition research, collection development, rare book cataloging/metadata work, and public outreach.


The Director of Digital Scholarship and Scholarly Communications identifies and accelerates the adoption of new and emerging forms of 21st century digital research and learning. These technologies include, but are not limited to, data visualization, digital text editing, geospatial analysis, linked data, network analysis, and the semantic web. In this role you will also promote fair use, open access, and open licensing to extend the reach of digital projects and publications…”


“…Reporting to the Dean of Library Services, and working closely with other library managers, the Systems Librarian position provides technical expertise, day-to-day administration, and broad support for traditional and emerging library software solutions and standards. Additionally, the Systems Librarian serves as the chief liaison of the library to the university’s IT department (DoIt). The incumbent will use a variety of technologies, along with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, to provide the best possible experience for students, faculty, and staff as they seek, access, and maintain the information in our library systems…”


“…Stanford Libraries is seeking an … Digital Archivist to develop and maintain a sustainable program for long-term curation of born-digital materials – including appraisal, transfer, and processing, as well as collaborating with staff across the libraries to test and implement discovery and access solutions. They will report to the Head, Collection Services & Born-Digital Program…”


Purdue University Libraries seeks a Head of Metadata Services to oversee, develop, and provide stewardship of the Metadata Services unit in its provision of metadata and cataloging services for libraries’ resources. The Head will direct the goals and assignments of staff responsible for metadata creation and cataloging (MARC and non-MARC) in a variety of formats, including but not limited to print and electronic monographs and serials, maps, microform, audiovisual materials, and digital, special, and archival collections.


“Tulane University seeks … candidates for the position of Director of Special Collections at the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library. The collections, which include the Hogan Jazz Archive, the Louisiana Research Collection, the Southeastern Architecture Archive, Rare Books, and University Archives, are among some of the most distinctive collections of primary sources in the United States and include the papers of John Kennedy Toole, George W. Cable, Hale and Lindy Boggs, and Huey Long; oral histories and other collections…”

“…Reporting to the Team Lead, Social Sciences, this position assists with the reference, research and instruction activities of the Social Sciences Team. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: providing reference services; providing individual, group and classroom instruction; developing online and print instruction guides; assisting patrons with electronic resources and citation management tools; maintaining the Arlington Campus Library reference collection; creating handouts, marketing materials, and managing social media accounts; assisting with distance education initiatives; providing access services support when needed; and participating in both ACL and Social Sciences department-wide projects and other duties as assigned…”


“Reporting to the Head Public Services Librarian, this full-time administrative Instruction and Reference Librarian provides the Colorado Mesa University (CMU) community with instruction to support the information skills of a diverse student population, developing dynamic approaches to advance information literacy in alignment with academic standards via course-integrated instruction, virtual and scheduled reference, workshops, outreach, and a variety of online learning objects…

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