Professional Career Opportunities
- University of Washington;
- Brandeis University;
- University of Utah;
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; (Collection Management Librarian)
- Medical University of South Carolina
- University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign (Curator of Rare Books & Manuscripts)
- University of Guelph;
- Lander University, SC;
- Quinnipiac University;
- Long Island University, NY;
- University of Colorado Health Sciences Library;
- University of California San Diego;
- Clemson University, SC;
- LAC Federal;
- Smithsonian Institution, Discovery Services (2 positions);
- Arkansas Tech University;
- Nicholls State University, LA;
- Southeast Missouri State University;
- Hobart and William Smith College, NY;
- Ball State University, IN;
- Boston University;
- Western Carolina University;
- Wesleyan University, CT;
- Johns Hopkins University, MD;
- Boston College;
- Swarthmore College, PA;
- North Carolina State University;
- Indiana University, School of Medicine;
- Wellesley College, MA;
- Florida A&M University;
- Bethany College, WV
- Bay Path University, MA;
- Georgian Court University, NJ; (Information Literacy & Assessment Librarian)
- Georgian Court University, NJ; (Systems and Emerging Technologies Librarian)
“…Reporting to the Director of Collection Analysis and Strategy, the Collection Assessment Librarian will work in a team environment in CAS to provide creative and user-centered leadership and support for collection assessment. The position oversees the work of the Student Assistant for the collection and maintenance of electronic resources usage statistics. The Librarian must be proficient in the tools needed to manipulate data and produce reports for use by CAS, subject librarians, and Libraries Administration for decision making…”
“…The Associate University Librarian will bring a collaborative approach to setting strategic directions and managing collection activities. Areas of responsibility include oversight of the over $4,000,000 resource acquisition budget allocation, acquisition strategies and facilitating discovery through oversight of library systems, and metadata creation; optimizing physical and digital collections; resource sharing;…”
“The J. Willard Marriott Library (Marriott Library) and the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) seek a Collections Research Curator to participate in a $750,000, four-year Andrew W. Mellon-funded grant project to develop a partnership between the two institutions. This career-line faculty position will work closely with the simultaneously-hired Art and Archives Metadata Librarian in building a substantive and collaborative working relationship to foster and enhance each organization’s teaching, learning, and research missions…”
“…Reporting to the Head, Collection Management Services, the Collection Management Librarian is responsible for providing management and implementing and, if needed, developing best practices, maintaining collegial and collaborative relationships with other units in the Library, the campus and University, external partners, and the profession…”
The MUSC Libraries seeks a service-oriented, innovative, creative, and forward-thinking individual to join our leadership team as the Director of Digital Strategies and Innovation. Reporting to the Director of Libraries, the Director of Digital Strategies an Innovation will assume leadership for the development and implementation of digital strategies and innovation for the Libraries…”
“The Rare Book & Manuscript Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana — Champaign (UIUC) seeks a … Curator of Rare Books & Manuscripts to oversee and manage a large and diverse collection of rare materials. Responsibilities include: reader services and access for special collections, instruction using primary sources, exhibition research and planning, collection development, collection management and processing, and public outreach. This is a tenure-track position…”
“…Reporting to the Head, Collections & Content and working collaboratively with two other Collections Librarians (one for the Arts and Humanities and one for Sciences and Engineering) and the rest of the C&C team, the Collections Librarian engages in the following collections activities with a primary focus on the social science and business disciplines: collection development; budget management; collection management; collection assessment; communication and outreach…”
“The User Experience (UX) Librarian investigates user needs and the library’s effectiveness in meeting those needs in both physical and virtual settings. Oversees marketing efforts and coordination of assessment in a small, student-centered, team environment. Promotes the Library as a key partner within the academic program in fulfilling the institutional mission of teaching, research, and service…”
The Edward and Barbara Netter Library at Quinnipiac University seeks a … librarian responsible for developing and delivering innovative information services in the health and basic sciences. The Research and Instruction Librarian supports and collaborates with faculty to integrate electronic information resources into the curriculum. This position will provide innovative library instruction and information literacy programs, including faculty outreach and developing collaborative teaching and learning opportunities inside and outside of the classroom…”
Palmer, the iSchool at Long Island University,… invites applications for full-time tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor. A member of the iSchool consortium, the Palmer School offers an ALA-accredited MLIS, certificate programs in school libraries, public libraries, and archives/records management, and a Ph.D. program in information studies.
“The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus’ Health Sciences Library (HSL) seeks an Electronic Resources Librarian to serve as part of our dynamic team. The HSL supports a diverse library faculty and fosters a rewarding work environment characterized by team spirit, flexibility, and a sense of humor. We believe in linking people to health sciences knowledge and in developing collaborative relationships with our users to effectively support learning, research, and quality health care…”
“The University of California San Diego Library seeks applications from … service-oriented professionals to join the Library as our Clinical Librarian (Associate or Full Librarian). This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to restart the Library’s clinical information services after a multi-year hiatus. The successful candidate for this position will reestablish and grow Library services in support of the University’s Health enterprise…”
“Clemson University Libraries invites candidates for a tenure-track Learning Technologies Librarian. The Learning Technologies Librarian will collaborate closely with librarians, faculty, students, and other academic units to lead and facilitate efforts on training, outreach, management, and customer support for the learning technologies, advanced software, and high-tech spaces available at Clemson Libraries…”
LAC Federal is currently looking to fill a Librarian I position to work for a federal agency in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Librarian will oversee the daily operations of collection management and provide daily assistance to patrons. This is a long term, full-time contract (40 hour a week; Monday – Friday) benefited position…”
“The Smithsonian Libraries has two management positions open in the Discovery Services Division: Head, Copy Cataloging and Head, Original Cataloging. Join our team in Discovery Services to develop creative workflows, open up access to rare and unique collections for the world, and collaborate on strategic projects that strengthen and share the Institution’s research…”
“…Provides leadership in developing and managing the University’s online institutional repository, and for planning, selecting and organizing digital projects for inclusion. Develops, manages, and provides guidance on digital collections that are created by the library and other units around the University, including materials related to accreditation and assessment. Manages acquisition and access to government documents. Supervises paraprofessional library staff. Participates in professional activities and professional development…”
15% – Research and articles/presentation concerning librarianship.
15% – Service to library profession, university and other communities (local, state, regional and national).
70% – The Access Services Librarian provides on-demand reference services as well as manages the daily operation of the Access Services desk including circulation, reserves, inter-library loans and stack maintenance. The Librarian will collaborate with the other liaison librarians to respond to and schedule research consultations as well as monitoring the reference email account and assigning questions to the appropriate librarian…”
“The Director of Resource Services provides leadership and user-centered strategic visioning for the technical services functions of Kent Library in support of the learning, teaching and research needs of the University community. The Director provides leadership for a user- centered approach to resource services operations. Areas of leadership and management responsibility include materials licensing and acquisitions, cataloging and resource description management and metadata, electronic resources discovery and access, government documents and physical processing…”
“…This position reports to the Associate Librarian for Collection Services, and leads the Library’s implementation of a range of information systems. Responsibilities include the Library’s integrated management system, the Library’s web presence and various online tools and collections. Additionally, this position collaborates with other library staff to enhance and develop the delivery of content and services, and acts as a liaison to other academic support units on campus concerning the integration of library content and services…”
“…Perform activities related to developing and sustaining University Libraries’ resource collections to meet user needs, including material selection, deselection, preservation, evaluation and assessment; coordinate collection maintenance activities and replacement and gift operations; serve as collection development liaison for assigned departments…”
“The Education and Collection Services Librarian works collaboratively with a team of librarians and paraprofessional staff to support Technical Services, Circulation, Interlibrary Loan, and Education Services activities; familiarity with Alma/Primo library management and discovery systems, including metadata management, ILL and circulation functionality; serves as Technical Services liaison for ALMA/Primo working groups as assigned;..”
“Hunter Library at Western Carolina University seeks an … librarian for the position of Web Development and User Experience Librarian. This librarian will research, develop, and assess enhancements to the library’s web presence. The person in this position will design new sites and applications to improve the user experience in discovering, finding, and accessing library content and services…”
“…This newly defined position will be dedicated to expanding the library’s outreach efforts in order to strengthen relationships across the campus, particularly those with faculty and students. This position will take the lead in building learner-centered programming and highlighting the role of the library in Wesleyan’s distinct culture. This position will also play a key role in promoting Wesleyan’s unique collections as well as engaging the research community and other constituencies outside of Wesleyan…”
“This position contributes to and builds an integrated program of services, teaching, and outreach to STEM fields. The librarian works to deepen the Libraries’ connections and collaborations with faculty and students in ways that speak to disciplinary needs. He/she serves as liaison to selected departments in the Whiting School of Engineering and the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences…”
‘…The (Sr.) Research Librarian/Bibliographer reports to the Head Librarian of the Theology and Ministry Library and is primarily responsible for the provision of research and instruction services at the Theology and Ministry Library. In addition, he/she selects materials and maintains the overall quality and content of the Theology and Ministry library collection…”
The Research & Instruction Resident Librarian position provides the library with an opportunity to benefit from the expertise of recent MLS (Masters of Library/Information Science) or CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship graduates vis à vis innovative forms of teaching, learning and assessment applicable to the mission of the academic library while at the same time developing the incumbent’s skills within the Research & Instruction Department. Research and information services include research skill development, consultation with faculty and students regarding their scholarship and academic achievement and information resource evaluation, selection and management.
Essential Job Duties:
- Serves as liaison to the Poole College of Management, the College of Education, and other affinity departments.
- Collaborates with faculty and students on research, embedded and innovative pedagogy, workshops, projects, and grants.
- Designs and teaches specialized workshops and seminars that incorporate complex, rapidly evolving research and collaboration tools, high-tech spaces, and data services.
- Provides expert services for faculty, students, and staff across the research lifecycle including information discovery, data management, visualization, research tools, and scholarly communication.
- Serves as a liaison to departments/groups across our nine campus statewide system with a strong research focus such as Medical and Molecular Genetics, the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (Indiana CTSI), Research Affairs, the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), etc.
Provides research support to faculty, students, and staff in areas related to evaluation, visualization, scholarly communication, and reporting of research impact.Contributes to university- and campus-wide initiatives to develop policies, services, and infrastructure to support research services through collaboration with IUSM/IUPUI faculty and staff.
“Wellesley College seeks two highly motivated and creative social sciences Research & Instruction Librarians devoted to public service in a liberal arts college environment… The Librarians will work collaboratively as key members of the Research Services team to build a community of students who are information literate and confident lifelong learners. These Librarians will act as liaisons to social sciences and some related interdisciplinary departments, offering innovative support for the teaching, learning, and academic research in social sciences disciplines. In this capacity, one position will be responsible for social and behavioral sciences disciplines, while the other position will be responsible for historical, social, and ethical studies disciplines…”
“…Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree from an ALA accredited program; Knowledge of national standards such as RDA, AACR2, FRBR, MARC21, LCSH, LC classification, LC subject headings, and non-MARC schemes (e.g. Dublin Core, EAD, TEI, MODS, and METS); Knowledge of current trends in cataloging and automated library operations; good analytical, organizational, interpersonal and teamwork skills. Applicant must meet University criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant University Librarian. Preference will be given to applicants with experience working in an academic library and experience with repository platforms (e.g. Islandora, institutional repository, or digital library platforms)…”
Bethany College invites applications for a full-time Research & Instructional Librarian. The successful candidate will bring innovative ideas and a thorough knowledge of information literacy practices and assessment methods to develop an updated, student focused instruction program. The Research & Instructional Librarian will maintain and develop website content and expand online tools to support instruction activities and manage general library content. This position will provide reference and other public services duties and coordinate and supervise interlibrary loan activities to support the academic needs of a diverse student population…”
The Research and Instruction Librarian provides reference and information literacy instruction services to students, faculty, and staff of the University.
- Provide traditional and electronic reference desk service, including the use of print and electronic resources, to students, faculty, and staff of the University.
- Design and teach information literacy and library instruction classes or courses to students, faculty, and staff.
- Maintain the reference collection and recommend appropriate reference resources, both print and non-print.
- Design and prepare documentation to assist library users in identifying,
The Information Literacy & Assessment Librarian is responsible for all aspects of the information literacy program and library assessment. It is a full-time, 12-month non-tenure track faculty position with some weekend and evening hours. This position also provides reference services. Reports to the Director of Library Services.
The Systems & Emerging Technologies Librarian is responsible for the development and support of electronic services and other automation activities at the Sister Mary Joseph Cunningham Library. It is a full-time, 12-month non-tenure track faculty position with some weekend and evening hours. This position also provides reference service and library instruction. Reports to the Director of Library Services.