ATG Job Bank 10/30/14

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Professional Career Opportunities at:

  • Oregon State University;
  • Harvard College;
  • Boston College;
  • Mississippi State University;
  • California State University, Fullerton
  • Millsaps College;
  • YBP Library Services;
  • Iowa State University;
  • NC LIVE;
  • Wheelock College, MA;
  • Central College, IA

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Oregon State University Libraries & Press (OSUL&P) invites applications for the position of Head of Guin Library, a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, tenure track faculty position.  The Guin Library is located at the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) in Newport, Oregon.

We are looking for an energetic and forward-thinking leader to manage the daily operations of the Guin Library, and to develop new initiatives that will keep the library at the heart of HMSC’s dynamic and rapidly-growing campus.  Strong collaborative skills are essential; HMSC currently hosts research and education programs from seven OSU colleges and six state and federal agencies.  As an active member of the HMSC faculty, the successful candidate will build relationships with OSU faculty, staff and students, and also with state, federal and visiting scientists.  He or she will develop policies and programs to meet the needs of this specialized campus, and as a member of OSUL&P’s leadership team will balance those needs with OSUL&P’s strategic goals and priorities.  OSU plans to significantly expand the HMSC in the future, and this position will have a unique opportunity to shape the development of library services for that initiative.


This new position will ensure that the Library provides robust access to quantitative data and government information in support of research and learning in the social sciences and in public policy fields. This position supports the Library’s commitment to world-class collections and services for research, teaching, and learning in the social sciences. It strengthens our evolving team of staff with specialized expertise and responsibility in this broad realm. The incumbent, based in the Western Languages Division of Widener’s Collection Development Department, will oversee the unit’s general social science collections in the English language and will serve as a resource for other units within and beyond the Faculty of Arts and Sciences which pursue analogous materials, including from other …


Job DescriptionBoston College Libraries seeks an Associate University Librarian for Digital Initiatives & Services. This position reports to the University Librarian.The successful candidate has the opportunity to build out our digital program in collaboration with the library, faculty and other campus partners. We have already launched several important projects, but the challenge lies in leading the way from the project-based environment to a sustainable program. We are deeply committed to furthering our digital initiatives and are looking for someone with relevant experience and comfortable in taking an entrepreneurial approach to exploring and trying creative approaches to digital library work…


A non-tenure track professional position to develop, manage and promote the Library’s digital initiatives (e.g. MSU’s Institutional Repository using DSpace and locally hosted online journals using Open Journal Systems). Reports to the Administrator of Systems. Mississippi State University Libraries has a highly collaborative environment where excellence in job performance, scholarship and service are values and required.
Sample Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates, recommends and implements metadata schemas and policies across digital collections and digital initiatives;

Collaborates with stakeholders on metadata schemas for digital objects and datasets, develops workflows for digital object metadata creation and is an active participant in the implementation of digital projects, digital initiatives and metadata migrations;…


California State University Fullerton Pollak Library is seeking a … librarian with a background in acquisitions … The position oversees and coordinates the operations and processing phases of ordering, receiving and paying for resources in all formats for the Pollak Library.

The Acquisitions Librarian will provide leadership for new approaches for the acquisition and management of information resources in all formats; establish policies and procedures associated with ordering, receiving, and payment activities; monitor vendor contacts; and manage the acquisitions functions in library systems. The position provides strategic leadership and coordinates the day-to-day acquisitions activities of library staff. The candidate will serve on department, library, and campus committees. This is a tenure track position, and this librarian will be expected to meet promotion and tenure requirements, including taking part in scholarly and professional activities…


Millsaps College Library seeks an Acquisitions Librarian responsible for selecting and ordering library materials and serials management, with additional duties in reference and some library instruction.This professional position reports to the College Librarian and works closely with other Library staff. The Acquisitions Librarian also consults with faculty and library staff to select and order library materials; accepts and evaluates gift books; manages print journals; works with vendors and processes invoices for payment; monitors the acquisitions budget; and prepares reports as needed. The Acquisitions Librarian conducts some library instruction sessions for freshmen and upper level classes in cooperation with other librarians. All librarians serve at the reference desk one night per week and rotate weekends and other times as needed…


Position Summary: 
Provide a full range of customized support services to assigned library customers, primarily by responding to written and telephone inquiries, researching and addressing any problems and communicating all of YBP’s capabilities. Act as primary point of contact for all customers and respond to inquiries about all services, both US and UK, including firm and continuation orders, approval processes, print and digital products, etc…


The Iowa State University Library, is currently seeking qualified candidates for a Science and Technology Librarian I or II. This position serves assigned subject areas and acts as a liaison to assigned academic departments in Engineering & Physical Sciences. This position will be responsible for subject-based reference, instruction, collection development, and scholarly communications outreach; participating and sharing responsibilities with a team of science and technology subject librarians for delivering high quality in-depth programs, collections and services for faculty, students and staff; teaching a required one-credit undergraduate information literacy course; and providing general reference services in all subject areas. Reporting to the Head, Science & Technology Department, the Science and Technology Librarian will also serve on divisional and library committees and task forces; participate in general outreach library services; and develop an external reputation through external professional practice service and/or scholarship…


As part of a seven-person team of librarians and information technology professionals, the Systems Librarian will provide technical and project leadership for creatively solving shared problems and advancing digital library collections and services across the entire spectrum of libraries in North Carolina. The successful candidate will also find innovative ways to support teammates and contribute to the shared success of NC LIVE. Work is expected to be in the following areas: Web, Database, and Application Development…


Wheelock College is looking for an … Access Services Librarian to provide leadership in planning, evaluating and delivering access services. The Access Services Librarian manages circulation, Interlibrary Loan, and reserve services in a highly collaborative environment where exemplary public service is the norm.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages all access services operations, including circulation, Interlibrary Loan, and print and electronic course reserves
  • Supervises Access Services Specialist; hires, trains, schedules, and oversees part-time casual staff and student workers

Regularly provides reference services and assists in covering service desk shifts as needed; assists in providing instruction services as required…


The Integrated Learning Librarian supports and develops Central College’s integrated learning model within the context of the library in order to build an intentional link from the classroom to “the learning taking place outside of it.” This librarian provides leadership in the development of Geisler Library’s user experience and public services by developing and implementing effective research support services, providing exceptional information literacy instruction to users and groups, and sharing in thoughtful development of the library’s resources and collections. The Integrated Learning Librarian will work with researchers and materials across the disciplines and with special attention to interdisciplinary contexts including the first-year program, undergraduate scholarship and creative inquiry, and Liberal Arts capstone seminars.TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: This is a 12-month administrative appointment responsible to the Director of Geisler Library at Central College…


The George Washington University Libraries announces an opening for an Art and Design Librarian. Working as a member of the Research and User Services (RUS) Librarians team, the Art and Design Librarian will administer the collection and provide research services primarilyfor the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design within the Columbian College of The George Washington University. For further information, please visit http://library.gwu.edu/art-design

A key challenge for the position is to evaluate the relationship between the Corcoran School and the Art Department, and to develop a cohesive plan for their mutual needs. This is a newly created position that offers strong opportunities for leadership in developing the collections and services of a prominent art school within a major research university…

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