Professional Career Opportunities

“Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Arts and Humanities, the Director provides vision and leadership for a newly created department of subject experts who support humanities and inter-disciplinary area studies programs at Yale…

The Director of the Department of Area Studies and Humanities Research Support is responsible for the programmatic aspects of liaison and outreach, collection development oversight and coordination, assessment, budget administration, and supervision and mentorship of 12 librarians and one assistant…”

“The Lewis University Library invites applications for an Electronic Resources Librarian to be responsible for managing the library’s electronic/digital content and budgetary process through an understanding of both acquisitions in multiple formats and all aspects of electronic resources management (i.e. subscription, licensing, maintenance and support, production and dissemination of statistics)…”

The KSU Library System seeks a dynamic, collegial, flexible, experienced, and research-oriented librarian to further the promotion and outreach efforts related to scholarly communication. The successful candidate will have a keen interest in the extensive scholarly communications landscape including digital publishing and preservation, open access platforms, open educational resources, open data, copyright and related intellectual property issues.

“Stanford Law School seeks applications for the position of Access Services Librarian in the Robert Crown Law Library. Working under the supervision of the Deputy Director, the Access Services Librarian provides leadership and vision for coordination of access services. This position offers opportunities to develop and implement innovative users services to meet changing user needs and emerging technologies. Innovative librarians who are committed to superlative library services and interested in joining an outstanding team supporting world-class research and teaching through a combination of traditional and new collections and services are encouraged to apply…”

“…Reporting to the University Librarian and serving as a member of the Library’s Center for Digital Scholarship (CDS), the Digital Scholarship Editor supervises the Designer for Online Publications and works with other members of CDS to assist faculty and project members with the conception and realization of their scholarly products. The Editor offers editorial guidance in shaping and refining the presentation of the publication projects, as well as advising on possible venues and modes of dissemination…”


  • The Digital Curator provides highly responsible data curation and management of digital resources to include preservation and curation research and development activities and initiatives.
  • Creates digital collections, enables discovery and retrieval, and promotes and preserves.
  • The Digital Curator is responsible for the oversight and management of the Libraries content management system.
  • Writes digital assets policies and procedures, including asset standards and management of asset permissions.
  • Develops communication tools and identifies opportunities to utilize digital assets and multimedia platforms with an emphasis on generating awareness among faculty…

“The position of Systems Librarian is a full-time, exempt position of 40 hours per week providing technical support and oversight of library systems. The Systems Librarian manages all computer technology services, including the Voyager integrated library system. This position reports to the Associate Library Director…”

“The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Campus Libraries seeks a forward-looking and creative academic professional to develop a shared vision of library programs and resources to meet the current and emerging teaching, learning, and research needs of the University’s social sciences and professional programs…”

The University of Colorado Denver’s Auraria Library seeks an E-Resources Access Librarian who will lead the Library’s efforts to meet the challenges of accessing and managing electronic resources. This non-tenure track instructor position will focus on streamlining the access and discovery of learning materials to promote new forms of scholarly communication and foster the acquisitions-to-discovery workflow vision of a 21stcentury academic library.

“The Director of Library Services oversees the ongoing operations of the Library, including personnel management, fiscal management, facilities management, and online systems. The Director assumes primary responsibility for hiring and firing library staff, works with Human Resources in taking disciplinary or corrective steps and seeks to encourage staff with positive feedback and reinforcement…”

California State University, Bakersfield seeks a productive and effective librarian for Electronic Resource Management Coordinator (ERM). The successful candidate will make significant professional contributions to the Walter W. Stiern Library, a teaching-learning facility fully integrated with technology to support the overall mission of the University. The library, with 150,000 square feet on five levels, opened in 1994, and contains more than half a million physical and wide-ranging digital resources. The library is a major campus technology center that is actively involved in student learning and is a hub for public and campus engagement.

Sacramento State seeks to fill a tenure track Fine and Performing Arts Librarian position with a focus in supporting student success by developing innovative approaches to instruction, outreach, and collection development in the areas of Art, Art History, Theater, Dance, and Music.

“…The Research Data Management Librarian for the Sciences (RDML) reports to the Director of Science and Engineering Library Services. This position will help launch research data management services through the office of the Director of Library Digital Strategies and Innovation. Understanding the research landscape, the role of campus partnerships and the capabilities and limits of library support will be essential to the RDML’s work…”

East Carolina University (ECU) seeks applicants for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian. The successful candidate will be a member of the Library’s Electronic Resources Department and will report to the Head of Electronic Resources.  The person in this position will work closely with others in the Electronic Resources Department and the ECU Libraries to effectively manage the Libraries’ expanding electronic resource collections.


  • supports the Mission of the College and contributes to achieving the learning outcomes of the College;
  • articulates and supports the contribution of the Vogel Library to learning at Wartburg College;
  • collaborates with stakeholders, disciplines, and programs to provide a learning environment and appropriate resources to encourage student engagement in all aspects of inquiry, problem solving, and critical thinking;
  • provides leadership and support for all library operations including budget, personnel, instruction, technology, public services, archives, and facilities;

The Regional Government Documents Librarian is a 12 month, tenure track library faculty position in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library (Library West). The scope of the collections include federal, state, and international documents as the Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida Libraries are designated as a depository for the publications of the United States Government, European Union, and the State of Florida.

“…This position is responsible for providing library services in the areas of reference, research, and instruction in support of faculty and students in the Film and Video Studies and Dance departments; and developing corresponding library collections. The position, part of the Arts and Humanities Team, reports to the Head, Gateway Library on the Fairfax campus and works in an ever-changing public service environment…”

The primary purpose of the position is to manage and execute all critical technical services functions, including, but not limited to acquisition, cataloging and catalog maintenance, electronic resources management, collection development, invoice processing and budgeting. Plan, organize, and supervise the departmental activities in an efficient manner so that the goals of the department and the library as a unit can be accomplished. The Technical Services Librarian also contributes to goal setting and long term planning and assist the library director as needed.

“Georgia State University Library seeks a … leader for its department of Technical Services. The Department Head will play a leadership role in a service-oriented environment, providing direction for all aspects of cataloging, acquisitions, electronic and continuing resources, including strategic planning, budget management, and management of departmental personnel…”

“The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a … individual for the position of Assistant Director of Library Development. The individual in this position will work closely with the Director of Library Development to identify and engage annual fund level donors as well as maintaining a portfolio of major gift level prospects, as well as other projects…”

“East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Kemp Library is seeking an Archivist and Special Collections Librarian to continue developing the University Archives, as well as organize and manage the university’s archives and special collections. This is a full time, tenure track faculty position filled at the Assistant Professor level commensurate with experience and training. This position will begin in August 2017 and reports to the Dean of Library Services and University Collections…”

“…This position will provide technical leadership and development on projects that require the collection, storage processing, updating and analysis of bibliographic and other formats of data. The focus of the initial assignment will be on working with multiple stakeholders to develop a platform for bibliographic data analysis of federal government documents for the FedDocArc determination repository. This work will involve gathering, normalizing, analyzing and storing data from multiple libraries, as well as ongoing management and dissemination of analyzed data to support project objectives…”


Reporting to the Head of Digital Collections, the Special Collections Metadata Librarian ensures that Special Collections’ digital assets are discoverable. Working closely with faculty and staff in Special Collections and across the UNLV University Libraries, the Special Collections Metadata Librarian leads metadata creation and management for digital projects, oversees metadata clean-up and migration projects, selects data models and standards, and maintains metadata documentation.