Job Bank 7/19/12

by | Jul 19, 2012 | 0 comments

Careeer Opportunities at Clemson University; Westminster College (UT)Miami University Regionals, OH; and  North Park University, Chicago

 E-Science Librarian – Clemson University

Clemson University Library seeks a professional librarian “to work with a team of … library faculty to envision and implement the library’s E-Science initiatives and serve as faculty liaison for the new institutional repository. Reporting to the head of the Reference Unit, the E-Science librarian will provide research assistance, instruction, collection management, and outreach services for students, faculty, and staff in the physical and biological sciences.  This is a 12-month tenure-track position with faculty rank and status.  Clemson library faculty participate in library-wide planning and governance, work in a shared decision making environment, and are active in professional organizations.


  • Plans and implements the library’s role in E-Science.
  • Provides needs assessment, outreach, and training for the library’s institutional repository.
  • Provides general reference as well as in-depth research assistance in science disciplines (may include evening and occasional weekend work times).
  • Engages in extensive outreach and liaison services to students, faculty, and staff.
  • Responsible for collection development/management in physical & biological sciences.
  • Teaches course-related instruction sessions for classes in subject areas and participates in other instructional activities, including graduate student bootcamp, creating online tutorials, and developing innovative means for delivering other research services.
  • Develops web & print tools to help students, faculty, and staff effectively use physical & biological science resources…

Salary and Benefits: Minimum: $45,000; rank and competitive salary based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience…

Application process: Submit a letter of interest directly addressing the requirements for the position; personal résumé; names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references electronically as a single attachment in Word or PDF format to Suzanne Rook Schilf, Chair, E-Science Librarian Search Committee, Applications received by August 5, 2012 will be guaranteed consideration.”

Systems Librarian – Westminster College – Salt Lake City, UT

Westminster College is seeking a … Systems Librarian to join the Giovale Library staff. The Systems Librarian provides leadership, vision, and expertise related to library systems, technologies, software, and hardware that increase and enhance access to Westminster’s academic resources. S/he manages and supports the library’s suite of information systems, including a SirsiDynix Symphony Integrated Library System on Oracle, Serials Solutions’ federated search and link resolver, EZ Proxy’s authentication system, and the ILLiad interlibrary loan management system. The Systems Librarian is also responsible for the development and maintenance of the Library’s web pages, working within the style and design guidelines of the College.All librarians at Westminster College serve as a liaison to selected schools and programs and participate in reference, instruction and collection development…

Westminster College offers a great benefits package to all full-time employees. For more detailed information please click on the following link:

Please apply for this position on our online application system.  Include a cover letter that relates your experiences to the requirements of this position, a C.V. and contact information for three references.

Public Services Librarian – Miami University Hamiliton, OH

Public Services Librarian/Assistant Librarian to provide reference, collection management, and instructional services; apply usability and accessibility standards to create and maintain library web pages; conduct assessment and maintain relevant statistics; foster strong relationships with academic departments; contribute to library’s team organization; other duties as assigned; some evenings and weekends required. Require:  Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited institution; web site design and maintenance experience; commitment to quality public service; ability to work independently and with a team to carry out projects on a deadline; strong written and verbal communication skills; flexibility in an environment of continual change; commitment to meet Libraries’ requirements for promotion and continuing contract (see  Desire: Experience providing or supporting instruction using distance-learning technologies and social media; experience with Drupal content management system; knowledge of Web 2.0 best practices as applied to libraries; experience teaching one-shot instruction sessions and credit courses; public service in an academic library. Submit letter of application, resume and contact information for three professional references to Screening of applications begins August 13, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.  Miami University is an EEO/AA employer with smoke-free campuses. More information about Miami University can be found at the OEEO website at Right to Know-Consumer Information found at  Hard copy upon request.

Head of Technical Services Librarian – North Park University, Chicago

Brandel Library seeks a Head of Technical Services to lead a … staff team in the essential mission of acquiring and describing resources to facilitate use by the students, faculty and staff of North Park University.  As collections and user needs change this position requires a librarian who is innovative and can effectively leverage our networked environment to ensure efficient access to all our information sources.  The successful candidate will need to think strategically, be an excellent project manager, comfortable working with digital, print, and A/V formats, and be able to successfully collaborate with other professional staff including the Collection Management Librarian, e-Resources Librarian, and the Director of Archives and Special Collections.  For position description and requirements, see   Appointment to begin as soon as position is filled.

North Park University is owned and operated by the Evangelical Covenant Church and seeks candidates who possess a clear understanding of and commitment to the university’s mission of Christian higher education.  North Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from minorities.

Please send cover letter, resume, and names of 3 references to Sally Anderson, Director of the Brandel Library,  In addition, applicants must complete a North Park University employment application.  Instructions are at:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


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