Job Bank 3/16/13

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Career Opportunities available at University of Tennessee; Washington University in St. Louis; North Carolina State; Cornell University; North Central College; Kansas State University – Manhattan, KS; and Drexel University

“The Data Curation Librarian will build on e-Science training initiatives and support new emphases and directions in liaison librarian assignments at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. This new position will lead new initiatives in data curation and work collaboratively on new research initiatives and campus technology innovation.

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Research and Scholarly Communication, the data curation librarian will: strengthen the University’s capacity to secure highly competitive grant funding; contribute to the development of long-term data management infrastructure; assist faculty in the discovery of relevant existing data sets and other information; serve as a PI, co-PI or grant team member on externally funded projects; and engage in research and professional activity at the national and international level. The librarian performs data management planning with PIs and researchers, serves as a consultant with researchers on research data issues, and trains researchers on the use of digital research and publishing tools, including UT’s Trace digital repository.

The successful candidate will perform outreach and facilitate communication between the Libraries and research groups at UT. The librarian is a member of the Research and Scholarly Services department and a Learning, Research, and Collections liaison. As such, the incumbent is responsible for learning and engagement, research and scholarly communication, and stewardship and collections activities in assigned liaison areas. The Data Curation Librarian is responsible for building strong relationships with administrators, faculty, students, and staff on campus, within the Libraries, and beyond the university. Depending on qualifications and experience, the incumbent may be responsible for supervising library faculty and/or staff…

Appointment Rank : Assistant Professor; Salary: $48,000; Available: June 1, 2013

“The Washington University Libraries in St. Louis are seeking a…  individual to serve as Database/Serials Librarian.  The Librarian manages all aspects of Database and Serial Acquisitions including supervision, budget allocations and expenditures, and project management.  Works collaboratively with subject specialists and others to maximize user experiences regarding these vital information resources.  Contributes to scholarly communications support by reducing barriers caused by license restrictions.  Is responsible for technical issues with proxy servers, database search engines, database/serial information on the library website, library branding and communications with subject specialists.  Works with the Head of Collections and Acquisitions regarding the development and implementation of collection policies and procedures…

Salary dependent upon qualifications and experience.  Comprehensive benefits package including several retirement plan options.

Applications must be submitted online at Reference job #25492. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Employment eligibility verification required upon hire. Washington University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages applications from, and nominations of, women and minority candidates.

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“The NCSU Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian, Data Projects and Partnerships in the Acquisitions and Discovery department. Established in 2012 through a merger of acquisitions and cataloging, staff in this department collaborate across the library and with the publishing community to support the collections life-cycle including budget management, acquisitions, licensing, e-resource management (ERM), and discovery for materials in all formats. The department creates, transforms, and maintains data, in both MARC and non-MARC schema, to facilitate discovery of high-value library resources. This position reports to the Principal Cataloger.  Full Vacancy Announcement.

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“Albert R. Mann Library, part of the Cornell University Library (CUL), is looking for a … professional who thrives in an innovative work environment and is energized by the opportunity to lead the library’s information literacy program.  Candidates should also have a strong background and interest in the life sciences in order to develop and implement highly effective services in support of Cornell’s talented and ambitious undergraduate life sciences students.  Working on a team of 15 colleagues who make up the Mann Library Services and Collections librarians, the Instruction Coordinator/Undergraduate Life Sciences Librarian will have the opportunity to learn from and contribute to the overall public services program at Mann Library.  The librarian in this position will also play a key role on the campus-wide information literacy team, which is embarking on a new initiative to build the CUL campus-wide information literacy program as part of the implementation of the Cornell University Library 2011-2015 strategic plan…

The position will be open through April 12, 2013…”

North Central College would like to take this opportunity to announce that applications are now being accepted for the full-time, exempt position of Instructional Services Librarian.  The Instructional Services Librarian will provide library services to Oesterle Library patrons.  In conjunction with the Director of Library Services, the Instructional Service Librarian will also oversee the library’s Information Literacy and Instruction Program, oversee library publications and exhibits, and participate in reference and collection development activities…

Application deadline: Open until filled

This is only a brief description of the position.

If you meet the above qualifications and wish to be considered a candidate for this position, please submit your materials electronically, including a letter of interest, resume, and names and telephone numbers of three professional references, by using our online application.

You may also submit the above application materials to: North Central College, Office of Human Resources, 30 N. Brainard St., Naperville, IL 60540. Or via Fax: 630-637-5755  Or via E-Mail:

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Web Developer – Drexel University

“Drexel University Libraries seek a … Web Developer to design, develop, and implement effective web sites, interfaces, and tools to enhance and improve the Libraries’ Drupal website.

The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for Drupal site-building, theming, maintenance and creating Drupal templates using HTML 5/CSS according to design specifications. Utilizing Drupal technologies like custom content-types and views, and researching, configuring and customizing Drupal modules as needed. This position will also be required to complete other web tasks as needed, including cross-browser and device testing and developing responsive versions of websites.

Reporting to the Head, Learning Engagement, the Library Web Developer works closely with web oversight team and a team of content editors to maintain accurate and relevant content across Libraries locations and departments. This includes but is not limited to responsibility for site design, personalization and user portals, intranets, mobile frameworks, data collection forms and analytics…

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information or Computer Sciences or a related field.
  • Three years relevant work experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of Drupal site-building, theming, and coding modules. A working knowledge of Photoshop, and strong knowledge of PSD to HTML integration. Demonstrated ability to create and adapt custom Drupal modules…”


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