Professional Career Opportunities
- University of California, Irvine;
- University of Virginia , Law Library;
- Simmons College;
- American Library Association;
- Fairleigh Dickinson University, NJ;
- Ohio State University;
- University of Massachusetts;
- Tufts University, MA;
- Southern Illinois University;
- International Monetary Fund;
- University of Wisconsin-Madison;
- University of British Columbia;
- Ball State University, IN;
- Cornell University;
- University of Iowa;
- Princeton University;
- Harvard University;
- University of Alabama;
- University of Washington (English Studies and Research Commons Librarian);
- University of Washington (Geography and Global Studies Librarian);
- University of Houston;
- South Dakota State University;
- Wesleyan University, CT;
- University of Rochester, NY
- Transforming Knowledge/Transforming Libraries Project Coordinator Librarian – University of California, Irvine
“The University of California, Irvine Libraries seeks a … professional for the position of Project Coordinator Librarian in the Department of Special Collections & Archives. The position is embedded in the UCI Libraries’ Transforming Knowledge/Transforming Libraries Project which will integrate library and archival studies into the ethnic studies curriculum… This full-time, temporary position will be available July 1, 2017 and will end in June 2020…”
“The Law Library at the University of Virginia School of Law seeks a Librarian to shape the future of its Special Collections and further the Library’s mission of preserving and interpreting the history of the School of Law. The Special Collections Librarian will work within the Library’s diverse collection of rare books and historical manuscripts and archives of the UVA Law School to ensure their preservation, and will develop strategies that maintain Special Collections’ role in advancing the current and future scholarly needs of the Law School, and expanding and preserving the history of the Law School community…”
“Liaison Librarians cultivate relationships and partnerships with academic departments/programs, and enable communication between the Library and students, faculty, and staff. The Liaison Librarian develops subject expertise and engages faculty in order to effectively advocate for library resources and services; designs and implements research services and instruction strategies; and supports the integration of information literacy concepts and skills into the curriculum for assigned academic departments/programs…”
“The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies and the Reference and User Services Association, divisions of The American Library Association, with a combined membership of over 4,000, are seeking an Executive Director…
The ASCLA/RUSA Executive Director is responsible for day-to-day management of each division, including a staff of three and a combined budget in excess of $500,000, publications (including a referred journal and a newsletter), several major awards, and other initiatives and programs. The ASCLA/RUSA Executive Director advocates for the mission of each of those divisions within ALA, as well as externally.
“Reporting to the Provost, Florham Campus, the Associate University Librarian and Director of Public Services administers the public services operations of the Florham Campus Library, including Reference Services, Information Literacy Instruction, Access Services, and Periodicals. The incumbent serves as a voting member of the University Library Steering Committee…”
“The Ohio State University Libraries (OSUL) seeks a … librarian for the position of Mary P. Key Diversity Resident. OSU Libraries’ two-year Mary P. Key Diversity Residency Program provides mentorship for a successful transition from academic training to research librarianship, provides hands-on exposure in many areas of the University Libraries, and contributes to advancing diversity initiatives for both the academic librarianship profession and The Ohio State University Libraries…”
The UMass Amherst Libraries seek a … Data Services Librarian. The incumbent will lead the UMass Amherst Libraries‘ efforts to support faculty, researchers, and students in the management of their research data throughout the research life-cycle; coordinate instruction sessions related to research data management for faculty, researchers, and students; provide consultations with researchers and research groups in partnership with subject librarians; and develop partnerships with key university stakeholders, including UMass Amherst’s Office of Research and Engagement and Information Technology as well as external institutions…”
Reporting to the Team Lead for Social Sciences, the Social Sciences Data Librarian leads the development and provision of library services in the discovery and use of locally and externally available datasets by researchers across departments and programs in the social sciences. Working with a broad range of researchers, the successful candidate builds relationships with faculty and students, increases the visibility of available data resources and services, seeks to understand research practices, and meets curricular needs in the use of data-related library resources and services by providing individual research support consultations, group instruction sessions, and other programming as required.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is seeking energetic and innovative applicants for the position of Director of Digital Initiatives and Technologies. The Director is a library faculty member who collaborates with and supports the work of the Library and Information Services faculty. Reporting to the Dean of Library and Information Services (LIS), the Director of Digital Initiatives and Technologies is a member of the administrative team responsible for providing strategies and expertise for digital library services and collections including SIUE’s institutional repository services, web presence, and digital initiative projects in collaboration with other library departments. The position is a tenure-track faculty position.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is seeking an … information management services professional to lead and assume the responsibilities for the strategic planning, direction, and management of the IMF Library. The successful candidate will provide vision and leadership in the innovative delivery of services as well as manage a large specialized library in the IMF headquarters in Washington, D.C…”
The UW-Madison Libraries seek an … librarian to join a dynamic and collegial team of librarians at our Science & Engineering Libraries (SEL) in expanding research and information services to the UW-Madison science and engineering community. As a member of the Engineering Liaison Team, the Science & Engineering Librarian will take a team approach to engaging with faculty, staff and students to develop and provide innovative research services…”
- Scholarly Communications and Copyright Services Librarian, Digital Initiatives – University of British Columbia
“…The Scholarly Communications and Copyright Librarian leads the planning, coordination, analysis and implementation of service models that focus on the provision of scholarly communications and copyright services for the UBC community. This role provides information, campus instruction and consulting services on digital publishing and scholarship including intellectual property rights, copyright, fair dealing, other use rights, open access and related open scholarship initiatives to UBC users…”
Create, manage, and implement the ongoing development of digital assets and collections, with particular emphasis on ensuring quality metadata to describe, discover, and preserve digital assets for research and learning…”
“…The Director for Collections and Operations is responsible for collections, faculty services, policy and management. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Library Services, the Director for Collections and Operations serves on the Law Library administrative committee and supervises the Digital Resources Librarian and support staff. The position may be filled at the academic rank of Associate Librarian or Librarian, depending upon experience…”
The University of Iowa Libraries seeks an experienced librarian with a strong cataloging background to head its Cataloging-Metadata Department and to develop and implement a strategic plan responsive to the evolving cataloging and metadata needs of the institution. Reporting to an Assoc. University Librarian, the Head, Cataloging-Metadata Department directs a highly motivated staff of 8 librarians, 12 library assistants, and student employees responsible for the creation, enhancement, maintenance, and integration of cataloging and metadata records across multiple repositories.
“The Serials and Electronic Resources Team within the Princeton University Library seeks candidates for the position of Technology Specialist, E-Resources Support. The Library’s electronic resources collection is comprised of research databases, electronic journals, and other online resources in support of the University’s academic disciplines. The collection includes a sizeable number of national and international statistical datasets used heavily for research in the Library’s Data and Statistical Services center….”
“Harvard Library seeks a skilled, innovative, and collaborative professional to serve as Digital Collections Program Manager at Houghton Library. The incumbent leads, coordinates, participates in, and/or collaborates on a series of initiatives and activities designed to build digital collections that facilitate access to and discovery of the library’s holdings, as well as new research and teaching methods utilizing digitized collections. This position will help conceive and implement an evolving strategy designed to expand the library’s digital presence and to make Houghton’s extraordinary collections available in digital form, and in new and innovative ways…”
The University of Alabama seeks a proactive, team-oriented, and innovative person to serve as the Data Services Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Assessment & Government Information, the Data Services Librarian will develop a robust suite of data services, including components of instructional support, that serve to bolster student and faculty research through the discovery, management, analysis, and visualization of data…”
“Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Library and Information Services invites applications from dynamic, proactive, and service-oriented candidates for the position of Scholarly Communication Librarian. The Scholarly Communication Librarian is a member of the Digital Initiatives and Technologies department and reports to the Director who in turn reports to the Dean of Library and Information Services (LIS)…”
“…The English Studies and Research Commons Librarian reports to the Head of the Research Commons. The Research Commons is an active, flexible, experimental space that is designed to enhance community and support the collaborative needs of UW students, faculty, and staff. The Research Commons provides a sandbox for testing new program models that are designed to foster interdisciplinary collaboration and encourage the sharing of research. Services offered include consultations and workshops targeted at graduate and upper-level undergraduate students, and include support for funding, writing, design, digital scholarship and citation management…”
“…The University of Washington Libraries seeks a … librarian to provide a range of learning and research services to faculty, students, and staff in Geography and Global Studies. Under the general direction of the Head, Government Publications, Maps, Microforms and Newspapers (GMM), the Geography and Global Studies Librarian serves as the liaison to the Geography Department, the Center for Global Studies, the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, and coordinating liaison to the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies…”
The University of Houston Libraries seeks a collaborative, innovative librarian to serve as the liaison to the departments of Biology & Biochemistry and Chemistry in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. Both departments grant bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, providing many opportunities to work with undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and researchers in the areas of instruction, collection development, outreach, and research support.
South Dakota State University’s Hilton M. Briggs Library welcomes applications for the position of Digital Initiatives Coordinator.
- Identifying, prioritizing, and managing workflows of collections to be digitized.
- Complying with standards, regulations, and laws.
- Maintaining partnerships with entities such as the Digital Library of South Dakota and the Digital Public Library of America.
- Developing and implementing workflows for the selection, acquisition, arrangement, description,
“Reporting to the Caleb T. Winchester University Librarian the Associate University Librarian for Technical and Digital Services works closely with the Senior Library Management Team and serves as the Librarian-in-Charge in absence of the University Librarian…
The Associate Librarian has responsibility for the overall administration and coordination of the Library’s technical and digital services, and will play a vital role in helping implement the vision for the future…”
“In partnership and collaboration with department heads and leaders across the River Campus Libraries, the Director of Library Assessment manages, leads, and collaborates on projects focused on gathering, analyzing, and putting into use high-quality, actionable data to determine the value of library services, programs, learning spaces, and resources, and to inform RCL planning and decision-making…”