Professional Career Opportunities

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The NCSU Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Head of Collection Management for Research Engagement to join the department’s management team.  In the Collection Management department, subject specialist librarians develop, maintain, and promote user-focused, demand-driven, and network-based collections that reflect the strengths of the university. Working in a rapidly evolving scholarly communication environment, they apply their knowledge of emerging technologies, disciplinary content, data, bibliometric and computational analysis, and visualization, supporting and partnering with faculty and students in creative and innovative ways. If you are a person who would like to provide leadership in this exciting time of transition, consider applying for this position. FULL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

“The Rolfing Memorial Library seeks an … librarian who is enthusiastic about serving in a Christian higher education environment. The Collection Management Librarian manages our book and ebook collections, including acquisitions, cataloging, access, processing, and promotion. The CML supervises part-time collection management staff and interacts regularly with library staff, students, and vendors…”

“Drew University invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of Libraries. Reflecting Drew’s conviction that the Library should be the intellectual heart of the campus, the Dean of Libraries plays a central role at the University.  Reporting directly to the President, the Dean is a member of the University Cabinet and an equal of the other three academic deans.  The next Dean will be an integral member of the administrative team of Drew’s new President, Dr. MaryAnn Baenninger, and will be part of the new direction and energy she brings to the University…”  

“San Diego State University Library & Information Access seeks applications and nominations of … candidates for the position of Digital Scholarship Librarian. This is an exciting opportunity for a forward-thinking individual to envision and create a digital scholarship lab in the library, in collaboration with SDSU’s Digital Humanities Initiative. This position will help build on one of SDSU’s Areas of Excellence, “Digital Humanities and Global Diversity,” which generates humanistic critical research about the digital shift with a specific focus on diversity. This position is appointed at the Senior Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian rank, depending on qualifications…”

“The Oklahoma State University Library seeks a … professional with a strong commitment to preservation and access to serve as Digital Archivist. Among other duties, this position will be responsible for: preserving and curating born-digital files and analog materials converted to digital; developing and implementing electronic record workflows; coordinating with metadata specialists for access and preservation purposes; converting materials to appropriate digital formats; and processing digital materials in a wide variety of formats…”

Polk Library at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh seeks an … information professional for the position of Information Literacy/Distance Learning Librarian. Under the general direction of the Head of Public Services, principal responsibilities include providing professional library service in the areas of information literacy instruction and reference. Participate in the delivery of library services to distance education students and external users, which may include travel to remote classroom sites. Includes occasional nights and weekends. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. For detailed job description and application information, go to

“Rank and Salary: Librarian II – Hiring range $50,000 – 55,000
Salary based on experience/qualifications.

Reporting to the Associate Dean, the Life Sciences Librarian will serve several life sciences disciplines and the following specific academic departments – Biology, Health and Exercise Science, Meteorology, Microbiology and Plant Biology – and the Oklahoma Biological Station. The incumbent will provide direct service to faculty and students in assigned disciplines with an emphasis on supporting the scholarly services and research-related initiatives of the OU Libraries…”

“The University of Delaware Library seeks a … professional for the position of First Year Experience and Student Success Librarian to help to support students’ acquisition of critical lifelong learning skills.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Lead a team of librarians who provide course-integrated library instruction for students enrolled in English 110, First Year Experience classes, and other undergraduate research and writing classes
• Instructional design of class materials for first year students including but not limited to online guides, tutorials, games, or quizzes
• Coordinate, develop, and assist with outreach events that increase student engagement with the library, such as library orientations and tours…”

“Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements

  • Presenting or teaching in informal and formal settings
  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Preferred Education and/or Experience Qualifications

  • Supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of metadata standards and ontologies/taxonomies.
  • Coursework or experience with digital scholarship.
  • Experience with STL, HTML, CSS, PHP, and other formats/scripting languages.
  • Demonstrated experience or coursework with current digital collection architectures and platforms or repository tools such as Digital Commons, DSpace, or CONTENTdm…”

Four Faculty Positions – Georgia Institute of Technology

The Georgia Tech Library invites applications for an … librarian to lead the newly formed Community Engagement & Scholarly Outreach Department. This librarian will oversee a department consisting of subject librarians and digital initiatives librarians who collaborate on services, outreach programs, engagement activities, repository services, scholarship initiatives, and instruction. This librarian will supervise and work with the librarians in the department to implement the Library’s strategic vision and to guide the development and implementation of services and initiatives that respond to the evolving needs of researchers and scholars. Applicants should be committed to the vision of the Library Renewal and to helping the Library and Community Engagement & Scholarly Outreach Librarians transition into new roles and services. Information about the Library Renewal is available at…”

“The Georgia Tech Library invites applications for an innovative and experienced librarian to lead the NextGen Public Services Department. This librarian will oversee department staff who support and communicate library resources and services to customers and provide 24/7 in-person and virtual reference service, access service, and technology support. This librarian will supervise and work with department staff to implement the Library’s strategic vision and to guide the development and implementation of services and initiatives that respond to the evolving needs of students and faculty. This position will provide leadership in the physical space where services will be offered, the “Library Store” (the name of which is evolving), which is a key aspect of the Library Renewal…”

The Georgia Institute of Technology Library invites applications for a strategic-thinking, innovative leader with strong knowledge of the evolving roles of research libraries in the changing landscape of higher education. The Senior Associate Dean must be a change agent who will help lead the library through successful implementation of the collaboration with Emory University Library, the transformation of library services, and the renewal of the library buildings.

He/she will serve as a key leader for coordinating library operations by working closely with the associate deans, department heads, and team leaders.

The Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University libraries are jointly creating a shared library collection and services for faculty and students in both institutions. Part of this collaboration involves constructing and operating a state-of-the-art, high-density, environmentally controlled facility. The Library Service Center (LSC) will receive, store, retrieve, and scan materials; distribute materials both electronically and physically; provide a reading room for research and reading.

The overall operations of the LSC will be managed by the Director who will be responsible for establishing and monitoring operational strategies and priorities in alignment with both the Georgia Tech and Emory University library goals…