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The Collection Development/Serials Librarian formulates comprehensive plans for acquiring library resources in a variety of formats. The position monitors publishing trends in print, serials, and electronic formats, as well as coordinates the evaluation of electronic resources, the librarian/faculty liaison program, and the addition of donated gifts that are received by the library. Coordinates and monitors the serials purchasing, receiving, storage, retrieval, and preservation processes, including those involving binding and microfilming…”

The University of Chicago Library seeks a Head of Acquisitions to provide leadership for a … team of acquisitions specialists. We seek a … librarian who is energized by a unique opportunity to design and develop responsive, user-centered acquisitions services at a premier research library…

The Acquisitions section is one of four sections in the Technical Services Department, along with Monographic Cataloging Services, Serials Management Services, and Data Management Services. The Head of Acquisitions acts as a conduit for effective communication between the ordering and receiving units, as well as other associated departments in the Library. As the librarian in charge of the section, this individual helps sets the overall vision and strategic directions for the section, developing and sustaining effective relationships with the management team in the section, as well as with other section leaders in the department, and collection development colleagues…”

“The librarian (manuscript reference librarian) serves as an authority in providing reference services in the field of archives and manuscripts. The incumbent provides basic as well as highly specialized and authoritative reference service to Members and Committees of Congress, government agencies, institutions, scholars, advanced graduate students, genealogists, and other researchers. The manuscript reference librarian exercises initiative, judgement, tact, flexibility in meeting the reference requirements of established scholars and others. This position is located in the Reference and Reader Services Section, Manuscript Division, Collections and Services Directorate, Library Services. The position description number for this position is 169238. The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area. The incumbent of this position will work a fixed work schedule and some weekends. This position requires some walking, standing, bending and carrying of light items. This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position. Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement…”

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The Dean of the University/College Library (U/C) Library provides strategic vision and leadership in developing, implementing, and assessing direction for the library, while embracing current trends and direction for libraries and their function within a college setting. The Dean in collaboration with the Dean of Academic Affairs also sets the vision, direction, and supervises the multiple laboratories and tutoring departments that comprise the Academic Success Center of the College. This includes the STEM Center, a dedicated area for students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math careers, along with separate labs for Mathematics, Writing, ESL, Reading and a General Tutoring Lab. The Dean will also work in researching and developing ideas for grants that will continue to fund and grow the library along with forging partnerships with other institutions and organizations. The Dean will bring knowledge of current trends in technology to address the learning style of incoming students and innovations that can be incorporated into the library setting in order to help our students succeed in their academic goals.

Sheridan Libraries of Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD) have developed a growing program of innovative entrepreneurial services, especially in the area of distance education. These programs revolve around the design and implementation of online library services to external organizations and institutions in secondary and higher education. Developed through the Entrepreneurial Library Program (ELP) these online libraries are designed to provide exceptional information services, to meet applicable accreditation and licensing standards, and to offer a platform to extend the profession’s ability to serve learners at a distance. These programs serve as an innovative national model…”

The University of Dayton seeks an … professional to join the Information Acquisition & Organization
Division as the Electronic Resources Librarian. This is a full-time (12-month) tenure-track faculty position reporting to the Director of Information Acquisition & Organization.


This position will play an integral role in the development, implementation, and evolution of strategies relating to electronic collections and the user experience. Manages aspects of the life cycle of electronic resources, including cataloging/metadata, access, discovery, assessment, and problem resolution; documents licensing and permissions data in online systems to facilitate use of materials. Serves as liaison to assigned academic department, including oversight of corresponding library collection budget, collaboration with faculty on curricular needs, and provision of specialized instruction…”

“The Humanities Librarian is a … librarian who combines information literacy instruction, research expertise, and outreach with collection development in the humanities.

The Humanities Librarian will join a team of colleagues responsible for the design, delivery, and assessment of information literacy instruction, collections services, and outreach that contribute to student success and excellence. RIS librarians lead educational and research support initiatives, outreach, and other liaison activities that support the unique information, learning, and research needs of the students, faculty, and staff of assigned departments…”

Mission College is now accepting applications from qualified persons interested in a Librarian position specializing in Access Services/Systems. This position oversees the daily operation of library access and public services and works co-operatively with the System’s Librarian at our sister college, West Valley College, on the management of the Integrated Library System.

We are looking for someone with a willingness to help our department grow and who will enjoy working with our diverse student body. Applicants who possess the knowledge, skills, ability, and life experiences to address the cultural and educational needs of a linguistically and culturally diverse student population are encouraged to apply…”

“The Access Service Librarian provides energetic, innovative, and user-focused leadership of the Hatch Library circulation, reserves, and interlibrary loan services; trains and supervises the work of library student assistants; and collaborates with other Hatch librarians in delivering reference and instruction services, including collection development.


  • Oversee daily operation of Hatch circulation desk, including administration of Bay Path procedures and WMS software.
  • Manage Hatch print reserve services, including maintaining currency of reserve collection and procedures.
  • Work with Electronic Resources and Reference/Instruction Librarian to develop and maintain electronic reserves collection and procedures.
  • Oversee daily delivery of interlibrary loan (ILL) services to Bay Path students at all levels, faculty, and staff…”