Professional Career Opportunities at:
- University of Arizona
- Utah State University
- Columbia University
- Colby College
- Western Washington University
- Mississippi Valley State University
- Associate Curator of Collections (Southwest Anthropology)/Head of Collections – University of Arizona
“Associate Curator of Collections is a continuing-eligible faculty position within the Arizona State Museum (ASM) and the University of Arizona (UA). The incumbent serves as Head of and provides vision and leadership to the Collections Division, the largest division within ASM. The incumbent supervises, in consultation with Collections Division Section Heads and the Preservation Division, ongoing collections acquisitions, documentation, care, access, and use, in accordance with the highest museum standards; engages in research, education, and outreach involving archaeological and/or ethnological collections; serves on ASM’s Executive Committee; develops institutional policy; and pursues grants and other forms of external funding for collections acquisition, care, and/or research…
Note: This is a reposting with new open and close/review dates. If you previously applied for this position your application is under consideration and it is not necessary to reapply.
Under the direction of the Head of Collection Development, the Electronic Collections Librarian will work with other Library departments to coordinate and support the collection development and management of licensed electronic resources in all formats.
-Coordinating and providing leadership for the selection, acquisition, and management of electronic resources (including identifying and selecting resources, establishing and evaluating trials, negotiating price and licenses, authorizing renewals, and developing collection policy).
-Monitoring and planning budgets for electronic collections.
-Overseeing metadata management for electronic materials using various library resource management systems (namely, SerialsSolutions 360 Link, III Sierra System including the electronic resource management module, Swetswise serials management, and other local systems).
-Providing outreach and marketing to promote the electronic collections.
-Analyzing usage data to assess the electronic collections…
Along with the online application, please attach:
1. A current resume
2. A cover letter
3. A list of the names and contact information of three professional references
It is recommended that you have all required documents ready to attach before you click on the “apply for” link.
The Columbia University Libraries invites nominations and applications for the position of Collection Assessment and Analysis Librarian, in the Science and Engineering Libraries division. The Collection Assessment and Analysis Librarian will design an organizational framework for developing collections in a large science and engineering research library environment. The incumbent will analyze usage statistics; develop evaluation models for current and new products; assess print and electronic collections including overlap analyses; and identify potential digitization projects and collaborative collection development opportunities. This position will serve as the primary service and collections liaison to the faculty and students in the departments of Chemistry, Physics, and Astronomy. Reporting to the collection development lead for the Science and Engineering Libraries division, the Collection Assessment and Analysis Librarian will provide direct service to faculty and students, including virtual reference, instruction and outreach, and research consultations…
T he Colby College Libraries seek a dynamic, engaged, innovative and enthusiastic individual for the position of Assistant Director for Collections Management. The Assistant Director for Collections Management leads, administers and coordinates the operations of the Collections Management Group including Resource Sharing, Acquisitions, Serials, E-Resources, Cataloging/Metadata, Storage Facility and Stacks Maintenance, and Collection Development. Immediate responsibilities involve day-to-day operational duties combined with establishing group strategic priorities, optimizing departmental workflows and group organization.
This position provides leadership and innovation for the department while managing human, financial, and other resources to ensure efficient operations. He/she supervises a staff of 5 FTE. This position reports directly to the Director of Libraries and is a member of the Libraries’ Leadership Team which, along with the Director of Libraries, provides vision in moving the Libraries forward to best serve the research and scholarship needs of our students and faculty. The Assistant Director for Collections Management leads the Libraries’ efforts to purchase, describe, and organize the Libraries’ main collections…
Applicants should send the following electronically in PDF format to Stephanie Frost (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- a cover letter
- curriculum vitae
- statement of philosophy on collections management and library service
- graduate transcripts, and
- three letters of recommendation
Position is open until filled. Priority will be given to applications received by March 31, 2014. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Preferred start date: July 1, 2014
- Director of Scholarly Resources and Collection Services – Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
Position Responsibilities: The Director of Scholarly Resources and Collection Services has responsibility for leading and administering collection development and collection services, and overseeing scholarly communications at the Western Washington University Libraries. In this highly visible position, the Director provides leadership for the selection and management of collections, including oversight for the resource access budget, cataloging, acquisitions, ILL, circulation, and scholarly communication. The Director coordinates the development and promotion of sustainable models of scholarly communication as it evolves on campus and in the library profession and supervises the Scholarly Communications Librarian in charge of the Institutional Repository and open access publishing. The Director works closely with library leadership, staff, and external stakeholders to develop other digital initiatives. The Director reports to the Dean of Libraries and serves on the Dean s Leadership Group. This is a full time, tenure track faculty position. Rank and salary to be determined by qualifications…
Application Instructions and Requested Documents: To be considered for this position, application materials must be submitted via WWU s Electronic Application System for Employment (EASE) athttp://www.wwu.edu/jobs. Please submit a cover letter specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification to the candidate. Note: you will need to use Internet Explorer to utilize this online application system.
For further information, please contact Ms. Connie Mallison, Search Committee Coordinator, by email at Connie.Mallison@wwu.edu.
Job Description: Exercise leadership related to the acquisition and licensing of electronic resources; provide leadership and participate in collection development; provide general reference and research services; collaborate with other library departments regarding activities essential to public services; serve on university and library committees as appointed; participate in the bibliographic instruction program; promote library services through creative brochures and flyers; work collaboratively with peers, faculty and students to provide quality services; participate in professional development activities…
Please send application, resume, official transcript and three letters of professional recommendation to:
Mississippi Valley State University
Department of Human Resources
14000 Highway 82 West
Itta Bena, MS 38941
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