Job Bank 5/30/12

by | May 30, 2012 | 0 comments

Career Opportunities at:  University of Arizona; Purdue University Calumet; Wells College; Northwestern University in Qatar; and the University of Nevada

 Technical Services Librarian – University of Arizona, Tucson

“Technical Services Librarian, at associate level, for Delivery, Description, and Acquisitions Team at the University of Arizona Libraries, Tucson, Arizona.

Manages/coordinates technical services work of team, with focus on outsourced cataloging, electronic resources, metadata schema development and application, cataloging in print and electronic formats, and acquisitions. Supervises 5 staff. Requires MLIS, 3 yrs supervisory experience.

Salary: DOE, plus comprehensive benefits package, including tuition reduction, state retirement.

Opened: 4/4/12; First Review: 7/9/12; Open Until Filled.  See full details/apply for Job #49840 at:…”

 Metadata and Electronic Resources Librarian – Purdue University Calumet

Responsible for taking the leadership role in the negotiation, procurement, licensing, renewal and management of electronic information resources purchased by Purdue Calumet as well as consortia resources Collaborates with the other librarians in developing licensing policies and workflows. Serves as a liaison to vendors regarding electronic resource trials, acquisitions, licensing and technical issues; provides feedback about electronic resource infrastructure compatibility; proactively manages technical changes to preempt resource access problems; responds to users’ issues with electronic resources in a timely manner; recommends and facilitates improvements to existing tools and workflows. Collects and analyzes usage statistics for electronic resources; manages the display and promotion of resources in various library systems and website; participates in assessment of electronic resources. Responsible for maintaining the knowledgebase and maintaining current awareness of emerging trends and best practices in resource access and discoverability; and serves on the library-wide collection development team. Creates original and complex derivative (copy) cataloging MARC catalog records for all Purdue Calumet Library’s materials in all formats (monographs, continuing and integrated resources, microforms, non-book, electronic, etc.) into the OCLC WorldCat database and Purdue Calumet’s integrated library system (Voyager). Maintains an effective flow of materials in and out of the unit according to local standards and expectations. Maintains knowledge base for electronic collections. Maintains established local standards for quality of work and productivity. Oversees the daily operation of Acquisitions Unit, including supervising 1.0 FTE clerical staff…

Review of online applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled, with a preferred online application deadline of: June 8, 2012. Although you are welcome to apply after this date, your resume may or may not be reviewed depending on the outcome of the search.
Click here to apply – (The full job ad is found on the LibGig website so please mention that you saw the job on LibGig)

 Technical Services and Systems Librarian – Wells College

“Wells College seeks an…  individual who will oversee content management, cataloging, and metadata of the library’s print and online resources. The Technical Services and Systems Librarian is also responsible for the integrated library system (Ex Libris’ Voyager) and the processing of and the access to electronic resources. The ability to organize and manage these services while serving as a catalyst for change is critical. The position reports to the Library Director. Further details about the position can be found online at

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Send a cover letter with salary expectations; résumé; and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references (all in PDF) to: Library Search Committee via e-mail at [email protected]. No phone calls please.”

Technical Services Librarian – Northwestern University in Qatar, Doha, Qatar

Northwestern University in Qatar is accepting applications for the position of Technical Services Librarian. Candidates should apply using this link and reference keyword Qatar in the search box.

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Director of the Northwestern University in Qatar Library, the Collection Services Librarian supports faculty and students in collection management and reference. Working closely with the Library Director and Public Services Librarian, this position identifies trends in collection services, and evaluates and implements emerging technology and multimedia services that support the learning and teaching at NU-Q.  The Librarian actively supports the mission of Northwestern University in Qatar, maintains an innovative and creative approach to the development and presentation of services, products and utilization of new technologies in support of the Library’s mission.

Evening and weekend hours may be required.

The NU-Q Library, part of the Northwestern University Library system, is a highly service-oriented library located in the Education City campus, Doha, Qatar.  The Library serves the research and educational needs of Northwestern’s faculty, staff and students.  In addition to a collection supporting communications and journalism, the library has a collection of videos and general reference sources.

For more information about the Qatar Library and its services see…”

 Head of Discovery Services Librarian – University of Nevada, Las Vegas

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries seeks … applicants for a newly created Head of Discovery Services Librarian position. This leadership position will join the Logistics & Resources Distribution Services (LRDS) Division which encompasses most but not all of the Libraries functions of collection and content management, access and delivery of resources, and bibliographic and metadata services. The LRDS Division has successfully implemented Lean over the past two years to fulfill the management functions necessary to measure and evaluate process performance. Staff and librarians are knowledgeable, innovative, and empowered to work together in teams to solve problems and continuously improve existing and newly developed processes and services that are focused on providing value to a wide range of customers.

Reporting to the Director of Logistics & Resources Distribution Services and together with the Head of Collections (Access), this position will co-manage LRDS a division-wide staff of 20+, focusing on the Discovery aspects of the Division’s work. The incumbent will continue to develop a new ‘technical services’ paradigm through the supervision of staff and librarians involved with the cataloging/metadata workflows that enhance discovery and access of print and electronic resources, regardless of ownership, but always keeping the end-user in mind. This work requires collaboration with others across the organization engaged in related challenges…”

This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position at Rank II or III (equivalent to an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor). Salaries are competitive and dependent upon labor market. Position is contingent upon funding.

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted…  The review of materials will begin at the end of May, and will continue until the position is filled. Materials should be addressed to, Head of Discovery Services Librarian Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or [email protected]

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