ATG Job Bank 3/19/17

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Professional Career Opportunities


The Brown University Library seeks … candidate for the position of Library E-Resources Manager… The E-Resources Manager provides leadership, training, and support to two direct reports and a cross-unit team of experts in acquiring and managing electronic resources and supports the life cycle of electronic resources including acquisition, trials, license review, access management, renewal, and cancellations. The E-Resources Manager works in concert with collection development, acquisitions, departmental liaisons, reference, information technology, and cataloging staff to improve the user experience and applies excellent reasoning skills and sound judgment in accessing Brown’s electronic resources the tools that support work in these areas…”

“The University of Toronto Scarborough Library is seeking a Data Librarian to develop programs and services to support current and emerging data needs of faculty and students. Reporting to the Coordinator, Liaison Librarian Program, the successful candidate will work collaboratively with colleagues within the unit, across the library and the campus on initiatives that assist faculty and students to navigate social sciences data-related issues, including data discovery, analysis, visualization, and management in teaching and research. In addition, the candidate will serve as a liaison librarian to one or more social science programs providing collections, teaching, and research support…”

Carnegie Mellon University Libraries is excited to announce four new liaison librarian positions: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science and Engineering.

“The Dean of the Library provides innovative leadership for library services, programs, and resource management in support of student learning, academic programs, and faculty teaching and research. Reporting to the Assistant Provost for Administration, the Dean oversees the operation of the university library, which includes the Curriculum Materials/Media Center, and coordinates with the Dean of the School of Osteopathic Medicine in overseeing the operation of the Medical Library. The Dean leads a team of 12 full-time professional librarians and eight full-time staff with the assistance of an Associate Dean and three department head librarians…”

Iowa State University Library is currently seeking a Project Archivist to oversee an NHPRC (National HistoricalPublications & Records Commission) funded project to migrate electronic finding aids. This position will perform activities to improve intellectual control over and access to Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) archival collections, and supervise a student assistant. Under general direction of the Collections Archivist, the NHPRC Project Archivist (Library Associate I) will migrate electronic finding aids into an EAD-compliant archives management system (CuadraSTAR’s SKCA) while working collaboratively with the archives team and drafting related policies and procedures.

“The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Libraries seeks an experienced librarian for the position of Reference Librarian, Unit Manager at the Preston Smith Library in Lubbock, TX. Reporting to the Senior Director of Public Services, the incumbent will provide reference assistance, including mediated searches and bibliographic instruction to students, faculty, and staff and participate as an instructor for orientation and training sessions…”

“Reporting to the Coordinator for Science Collections, this librarian will proactively liaise with the Department of Chemistry and the Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering (CMSE). The librarian will provide, promote, manage and evaluate library services and resources in chemistry and CMSE.

Specific activities include, but are not limited to, reference service, library instruction, the creation of subject-specific research guides, chemical structure searching, collection management and working with other science librarians to meet the needs of CMSE…”

“The University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks 2 innovative, collaborative, creative and dynamic individuals to serve as Electronic Resources Management Librarians. Reporting to the Head of Electronic Resources, these positions will be part of a newly formed Electronic Resources Management Team, and will assist in the acquisition, management, and delivery of electronic resources for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries. This is an exciting opportunity to grow professionally and contribute to the success of an ARL library at a major research university. The positions may range from entry level to advanced librarian, depending on qualifications and experience…”

“…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…”

The Pennsylvania State University Libraries seeks applications and nominations for the position of Head Librarian at three of its branch campuses. The Head Librarian is responsible for overall library administration and services at the DuBois Library, including supervision of two full-time staff, collection development, reference and instruction services, coordination of information technology, outreach to the community, assessment of library services, and oversight of library facilities and budget. The Head Librarian serves as a liaison between Penn State DuBois and University Libraries…”

“Wayne State University is seeking as dean of the School of Library and Information Science … to help define, articulate, plan and promote all areas of the Wayne State University Library System (WSULS). Reporting to the provost, the dean will work closely with all academic and administrative units of the university to advance a forward-thinking vision for the WSULS and SLIS and to promote their role as valued campus partners in the teaching, learning and research enterprise…”

“The Pennsylvania State University Libraries seeks applications and nominations for a forward-looking librarian to join the Cataloging and Metadata Services Department as the Principal Cataloger and Linked Data Strategist. The Principal Cataloger and Linked Data Strategist will be responsible for providing leadership and guidance for original catalogers and for monitoring and participating in the development of national and international standards, including specification and development of ontologies…”

Western Michigan University (WMU) Libraries seeks an … leader as Associate Dean for Libraries Education and User Services. The successful candidate will play a key role in developing user-focused library information services that support the University’s mission, its evolving academic programs, research interests and user needs…
The Associate Dean serves in a co-chair capacity, allocating the workload for and evaluating a team of faculty librarians responsible for providing outreach, instruction, consultation services, and collection development support to academic departments. The Associate Dean leads a coordinated team responsible for delivering high-quality, responsive, and integrated user services…”

The University of Southern Indiana (USI), Evansville Indiana, David L. Rice Library has a position available for a Reference and Scholarly Communication Librarian.

The Reference and Scholarly Communication Librarian will lead the library’s scholarly communication efforts, including directing related assessment activities and providing research instruction for faculty members, library staff members, and students on scholarly communications issues, and provide reference service. This librarian will remain current on scholarly publishing matters and information technologies that affect access and preservation of scholarly information.

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