Professional Career Opportunities
- The Ohio State University;
- Adelphi University;
- Ross University (Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis);
- University of South Carolina Aiken;
- Saint Lawrence University;
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign;
- New Mexico State;
- Arizona State University;
“…The Head of Acquisitions plays a leading role in the life-cycle management of the Libraries’ collections in all formats, directing and advancing a diverse portfolio of related services encompassing purchasing, licensing, facilitating access to licensed content and supporting management of physical collections.
The position manages units that include 2 faculty, 14 staff and approximately 2 FTE student assistants. The Head of Acquisitions has administrative oversight of all acquisitions and licensing processes for materials in all formats along with the accompanying fiscal responsibilities. The Head will work in a highly integrated environment to create and implement innovative approaches to this work. Programs within the department include acquisition of print materials including purchasing for special collections, licensing, purchase and access management for electronic resources, copy cataloging and brief record creation, gift collection processing, and collection maintenance projects…”
“Adelphi University Libraries seeks an Acquisition Strategies Librarian to provide leadership and direction to the Acquisitions unit during a period of transformational change. Because innovation, creativity, and collaboration are central to the Libraries, in our work across the University and with our consortial partners in New York state, we are seeking an individual who embraces these values. The Libraries, located in the New York Metro region, support the teaching and learning mission of our academic community of undergraduate and graduate students, and more than 300 full-time teaching and research faculty…”
“Reporting to the Director of Library Services, the Systems Librarian position provides technical expertise, day-to-day administration, and broad support for traditional and emerging library software solutions and standards. The incumbent will use a variety of technologies, along with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, to provide the best possible experience for library patrons and staff as they seek, access, and maintain the information in our library systems. This will include first-line support as well as maintenance and implementation in a broad range of systems with primary, sustained focus on the integrated library system (EOS International)…”
Serving as part of the campus leadership and reporting directly to the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, the Director is responsible or strategic leadership, administrative management and supervision of the USC Aiken Gregg-Graniteville Library. Specific responsibilities include: working
collaboratively with Library personnel to fulfill the campus’ educational and research mission through the provision of library resources/services; directing the Library’s long-term and strategic planning; fostering
cooperative relationships with external stakeholders/agencies to enhance resources/services available to the community; keeping abreast of the latest developments in academic libraries and higher education; building/sustaining strategic initiatives; developing and administering the Library’s budget and
resources; overseeing the development and performance of library faculty/staff; and sustaining a scholarly and professional record appropriate to appointment at the Associate Professor level or above...
St. Lawrence University seeks a … colleague as our next Science Librarian. Part of the Libraries and Information Technology division and reporting to the Director of Libraries, the Science Librarian oversees the Launders Science Library, supervises the Science Library staff, manages the collections, and provides instruction, reference, and research consultation services for students and faculty in the sciences. The Science Librarian has principal responsibility for outreach to science departments regarding resources, services, and spaces. As a member of the St. Lawrence community dedicated to the promotion of the liberal arts, this individual will work closely with students and faculty in innovative ways that will have an ongoing impact on advancing scientific knowledge across the curriculum…”
“The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a … professional for the position of Researcher Information Systems Coordinator. The successful candidate will shape the development of a set of researcher information systems and related services for the campus. The first in this suite is the Illinois Research Connections (IRC) researcher profiles system, based on the Elsevier Pure/Scival system, and implemented by the University Library in close collaboration with the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR) and college and departmental research officers. Other planned services include the ORCID researcher identifier service, and altmetric as well as emerging research analytics tools. This position is situated within the Library’s Office of Research, a growing program of research support and partnership services, and reports to the Associate University Librarian for Research…”
“The New Mexico State University Library at Las Cruces, NM campus seeks candidates for the position of Department Head of Reference and Research Services. Please visit our website for complete job description and application guidelines: https://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/24552. The online application is the “official” document that will be used to qualify applicants. Paper/email documents will not be accepted. NMSU is an EEO/AA Employer…”
The ASU Libraries invites applications for the position of Metadata Librarian in the Bibliographic & Metadata Services department. The department’s six librarians and 21 staff is responsible for managing the Libraries’ approximately $11 million collections budget, acquiring materials in all formats, and creating and maintaining metadata to facilitate discovery of library resources. The department, serving ASU libraries on five campuses plus ASU Online, works closely with other library staff on digital initiatives and projects. Primary assignment is to support and improve the ASU Libraries resource discovery services by maintaining and improving the Libraries ability to process and load bibliographic data to the integrated library system (Sierra), and manage and improve resource description activities for special collections resources and Arizona government documents.
The University of Northern Colorado Libraries a … Head of Library Research Services (LRS). Reporting to the Associate Dean, the Head of LRS will provide leadership of the department that supports scholarship across the disciplines and at all levels at UNC, from undergraduates to faculty.
The Head of LRS will use evidence-based decision-making to guide a department of 6 faculty librarians as it fulfils University Libraries objectives; coordinate departmental efforts to support campus research; play a key role in the promotion of the University Libraries institutional repository among campus scholars; foster the ongoing development of the University Libraries scholarly communications program; and contribute to various outreach activities to cultivate campus and community partnerships. The Head of LRS will actively participate in the management of the University Libraries though managers meetings and other committees…”