Job Bank: 1/9/13

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Career Opportunities at the University of Notre Dame, Suffolk County Community College, NY; and the University of Texas in Austin

Economics and Business Librarian – University of Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame Hesburgh Libraries is seeking a subject specialist in economics. Reporting to the Program Director for Science, Engineering, Social Science and Business, the person hired in this position will be the primary library contact for students and faculty in the Department of Economics and will work with a team of business librarians to provide economic oriented research services to students and faculty in the Mendoza College of Business.

Serves as the subject specialist to faculty, students and researchers in the area of economics; working closely with these scholars to insure we have the collections, resources and services needed for successful research and learning. In consultation with the relevant teaching and research faculty and in collaboration with subject librarians, this position is responsible for the development, maintenance, and administration of the library’s electronic, numerical and print materials related to the field of economics. Also, provides customized, course-integrated instruction and in-depth subject-related research consultations such as programming with statistical software or processing large datasets. Works closely with the faculty and students in the Department of Economics and with the faculty and students in the Mendoza College of Business in issues related to economics. Works collaboratively with other social science librarians and with the Business team as well as with the Library’s Center for Digital Scholarship to deliver specialized services. Also works collaboratively with University‘s Center for Social Research to deliver statistical and numerical services related to the field of economics.

Further details & applications:
More information can be found about this position at the Libraries’ website:

To apply, please include a letter, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, phone numbers and
email addresses of three references. Electronic submission of applications is required. Please submit
all application documents to:
Review of applications will begin February 18, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Libraries seeks an innovative and collegial individual to bring energy, creativity, expertise, and leadership to the position of Digital Access Librarian. The Digital Access Librarian is responsible for envisioning the information architecture, coordinating user experience and evaluation activities, and collaborating on the implementation of the web technology for the Hesburgh Libraries’ web presence…

The Digital Access Librarian:
• collaborates in the design, implementation, and management of the Libraries’ website, discovery tools, and web based service using the web standards and implementation tools currently employed by the Libraries,
• collaborates in the design, implementation, and management of a content management system for the Libraries, including responsibility for configuration, customization, and user support,
• leads the design, implementation, and management of the Libraries’ Intranet,
• leads internal education on deploying web technologies for web content creation, including training internal stakeholders how to write for the web
• regularly examines the usability of the Libraries’ website and conducts usability tests, surveys, focus group interviews, and interprets usage metrics, then collaborates on the design, modification, and implementation of integrating user feedback and website usage into the website, discovery tools, and web based services…

The Digital Access Librarian reports to the Head of the Web and Information Systems Technology Department. As a member of the University faculty, the Digital Access Librarian is expected to contribute to the profession and stay current with emerging trends in web technology and the library profession…

Further details & application instructions:
More information can be found about this position at the Libraries’ website:
To apply, please include a letter, curriculum vitae and the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of three references. Electronic submission of applications is required. Send all application documents to:

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

“The Media/Reader Services Librarian works with a collaborative team that is dedicated to student learning in an award-winning new library building.  He/she will be responsible for advancing the use of instructional technology; participating in the planning, promotion and teaching of information literacy; providing reference services, and developing library collections.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design innovative multimedia and web-based instructional materials, which could include Camtasia tutorials, LibGuides, etc.
  • Teach students critical thinking skills in using and evaluating library information resources.
  • Provide in-person and online reference services, and library instructional sessions.
  •  Work with discipline faculty to infuse information literacy across the curriculum.
  • Assess and evaluate information literacy initiatives.
  • Develop print, media, and electronic collections.
  • Participate on departmental, campus and college committees, including the SCCC Library Media Committee…”

This position will be open in fall 2013 and is 10-month tenure track appointment.

Apply online by clicking  here.

“The University of Texas at Austin Libraries is seeking a Communication Librarian. The successful candidate will join a team of customer-focused, dedicated librarians within Reference & Information Services (RIS) to serve as a proactive, innovative liaison for the College of Communication, The University of Texas at Austin.

This position offers opportunity for strategic and interdisciplinary approaches to the selection, teaching, discovery, and delivery of digital and print information resources within the Reference & Information Services , the University of Texas  Libraries.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Provide reference in all appropriate mediums including individual and small group research consultation; and staffing of the Ask a Librarian virtual and in person reference services
  • Manage collections in support of relevant curricula and research
  • Develop content for subject-based web pages
  • Provide outreach to faculty and administration in subject departments to exchange information about reference services and collections
  • Collaborate with faculty to achieve information literacy learning outcomes in course-specific ways, including providing instruction sessions and assignments, research guides, and/or tutorials; and
  • Provide marketing and assessment of library services
  • Responsibility for additional subject areas may be assigned
  • Work closely with RIS staff on departmental initiatives, actively participate in UT Libraries and other local committee and project team efforts, as well as pertinent professional organizations and staff development opportunities

The position reports to the Head Librarian, RIS within the User Services Division – University of Texas Libraries.  The RIS department is located in the Perry-Castañeda Library (PCL), the main library of the University of Texas Libraries which supports the social sciences, humanities, business and education, see for details…

Salary and Benefits:   $46,000 annually or more, depending upon qualifications and experience.

Recruiting Schedule: All interested candidates must complete an online application by going to: . Please follow all instructions given. When applying, please refer to job posting number 12-12-19-01-00080.  An e-mail confirmation will be sent to those who apply online along with a set of job-related questions that candidates will be asked to return in order for their application materials to be complete.”


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