ATG Job Bank 10/14/17

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Professional Career Opportunities


The Ohio State University Libraries seeks a cohort of innovative tenure-track faculty librarians to join our team to redesign acquisition and discovery activities. They include:

Acquisitions Librarian

The Ohio State University seeks a … individual for the position of Acquisitions Librarian. The Acquisitions Librarian will lead the purchasing activities for unit orders and integration of these workflows throughout the cycle from selection to availability. This position collaborates with the Electronic Resources Officer, who has responsibility for acquisition of most e-resources, to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in all Acquisitions activities. The Acquisitions Librarian develops and implements workflow and practices to support the evolving environment of collection development and acquisitions, including active participation in the OhioLINK and Big Ten Academic Alliance consortia…

Head of Bibliographic Initiatives

The Ohio State University seeks an … individual to join our team of faculty and staff catalogers in the role of Head of Bibliographic Initiatives. This new position will lead and collaborate in a vibrant cataloging environment to ensure high-quality bibliographic description is created in a timely and efficient fashion. Engages with consortial partners, including OhioLINK and Big Ten Academic Alliance, to leverage distributed skills and identify efficiencies in cataloging…

Metadata Initiatives Librarian

The Ohio State University Libraries seeks a … individual for the position of Metadata Initiatives Librarian. The University Libraries are currently accelerating and reconfiguring our discovery environment and underlying infrastructures. Building on Digital Collections and other digital initiatives, the Metadata Initiatives Librarian will help the University Libraries enhance discovery and use of our rich collections and services…

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Preference will be given to applications received by December 4, 2017.

“…Position Focus: Reporting to the Associate Director, the Assistant Director of Clinical Information Services provides oversight and coordination of programs that advance the Medical Library’s role in improving clinical quality, advancing patient care, educating trainees and faculty, and enhancing research in the Yale-New Haven Medical Center. Working in a highly collaborative environment, the incumbent will develop innovative services, formulate a strategy for setting and achieving goals, assess skills and resources required to ensure success, and evaluate program effectiveness…”

“The IUP Libraries at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning August 2018. The successful candidate will coordinate the development, maintenance, and assessment of the IUP Libraries’ print and electronic collections, collaborate with both library and subject faculty to identify and select electronic and print materials to support IUP’s academic and research mission, and engage in scholarship and service to the Department, the Library and the University…”

ASU Library seeks a highly motivated, knowledgeable, and service-oriented licensing professional to lead the licensing program for the library collections held by ASU. This includes managing production demands of a licensing negotiation workflow; negotiating, revising, and updating conditions and terms of library and other related documentation in compliance with state and institutional requirements; and tracking, recording, and storing license details in the ASU Library services platform.

“The University of San Diego’s Copley Library seeks an energetic and enthusiastic individual for a tenure track library faculty position as Acquisitions and Cataloging Librarian. The successful candidate will manage daily operations for firm and standing order acquisitions, cataloging, and authority control in Copley Library and will provide metadata expertise for digital initiatives…”

“…Reporting to the University Librarian, the AUL for Collections will be a member of the Librarian’s Cabinet consisting of the University Librarian, the Deputy AUL for Research, Teaching and Learning Services; the AUL for the Digital Library; the Director of Planning and Budget; and the Director of Organizational Design and Human Resources. The Librarian’s Cabinet jointly assumes responsibility for collaborative leadership, management, and decision-making of the UCR Library…”

“The Curator of Special Collections oversees and manages a diverse collection of literary manuscripts and rare books across the distinctive collections at the Vanderbilt University Library. You will Report to the Director of Special Collections, the Curator’s responsibilities include reader services and access for special collections, exhibition research, collection development, rare book cataloging/metadata work, and public outreach…”

“McGill University Library & Archives seeks a … individual for the position of Systems Librarian. This member of the McGill Library & Archives Digital Initiatives department will contribute to building capacity in our department for the management and support of the current integrated library system (Ex Libris Aleph), oversee a tentatively planned migration from Aleph to a new, yet to be selected library services platform and paired discovery layer, and manage and support these systems and their integrations with other data sources into the future…”

The Gumberg Library seeks a … Discovery & Library Analytics Librarian to provide leadership and a strategic vision for making our extensive electronic resources collections discoverable to a diverse user population via the Library’s discovery system, link resolver, online catalog and website. The incumbent will also be responsible for reporting, manipulating and evaluating data related to library database and collections usage. Reporting to the Head of Collection Management, this non-tenure track faculty librarian position will play an integral role in the evolution, development and implementation of new strategies relating to discovery and the user experience.

“The Pennsylvania State University Libraries’ Eberly Family Special Collections Library (SCL) seeks applications and nominations for the position of Head of Collection Management. This 12-month tenure-track faculty position reports to the Associate Head of the Special Collections Library and is responsible for exploring and implementing new archival approaches to broaden access of the collections to diverse audiences in support of PSU’s mission for diversity in the academy. As leader of the Collection Management Team, this position is responsible for supervising, training, and supporting the team of six staff…”

“…Under the general direction of the Associate University Librarian for Collections & Discovery, the Head of Licensing and Acquisitions envisions, leads, implements, and manages strategies to obtain collections that empower the UConn community’s scholarship and learning. This position is responsible for managing and supervising the Licensing & Acquisitions Unit, a unit whose work entails not only licensing and acquiring collections but also the receipt and processing of physical resources and the management, access troubleshooting, and support of evaluation of e-resources…”

“George Mason University Libraries is seeking a … individual to lead efforts in scholarly communication, copyright, and open access publishing for Mason Publishing and the George Mason University Press…”

George Mason University Libraries is seeking a … individual to lead efforts in management of digital publishing platforms and tools for Mason Publishing and the George Mason University Press. Reporting to the director of Mason Publishing/GMU Press, the digital publishing lead will interact with faculty, students, and library staff in supporting digital publishing platforms, software, and other publishing tools…”

“The Information Research Specialist is a valued member of Baker Research Services (BRS), a team of librarians, MBAs, statisticians, and economists with deep expertise working with licensed and publicly available data sources. BRS provides support to Harvard Business School faculty and doctoral students across the research spectrum–from advising on best resources for a project, to managing research projects from beginning to end, to finding innovative ways to communicate research findings, and more…”

“…Under the general direction of the Associate Director, the Library Education and Clinical Services Manager leads and supports the Library in developing and implementing innovative and effective services that support the educational and clinical mission of the University and UMass Memorial Medical Center. This position is responsible for planning, setting goals, setting priorities, and designing and monitoring workflow of the department. This is one of the leadership positions in the library…”

“…Under the supervision of the Head of Metadata Creation (MC) and as a member of the MC managers team, the incumbent facilitates timely access to Harvard Library collections by ensuring the creation and maintenance of discovery metadata for library content in multiple languages and formats. Leading a team of eight MC staff, the incumbent works collaboratively with managers throughout ITS to develop department-wide strategic and operational plans, policies, and best practices for technical services in the Harvard Library…”

“…This informationist serves as an information expert for faculty, staff, fellows, residents and students in several assigned departments in the Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Public Health. The successful candidate will build dynamic, collaborative relationships with departmental members by providing a variety of group instruction sessions, individual consultations and specialized information services and by participating as a member of departmental research- and information-management-related project teams…”

“…The University of Toronto Library system seeks a … individual to provide leadership in scholarly publishing data analysis to support a range of bibliometric and research impact projects and services at the University of Toronto. Reporting jointly to the Associate Chief Librarian for Collections and Materials Management and the Associate Chief Librarian for Science Research and Information, this librarian will have primary responsibility for the harvesting, storing, and distribution of bibliometric and research impact data…”

“The University of California, Irvine Libraries seeks a … Research Librarian for Social Sciences (RLSS) to develop collection strategies and deliver innovative liaison, reference, and instruction services in the social sciences. The RLSS will serve as the subject librarian to several departments in the social sciences such as Anthropology, Economics, Sociology, Cognitive Sciences, and Psychology & Social Behavior depending on the needs of the library and the expertise of the successful candidate…”

“Lead a high-energy staff responsible for front-line student and faculty services including circulation, interlibrary loan, course reserve and faculty delivery, which are some of the most recognized and in-demand services at the BYU Library. The Patron Services Librarian also oversees the Learning Commons, the busiest collaborative learning space in the library, and contributes to patron service assessments and leading change…”

“The University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) Libraries invites applications from collaborative and innovative candidates for the position of Access and Discovery Librarian, a tenure-stream position in the University Libraries’ Metadata Services Department. This position provides leadership and support for a range of services supporting the user discovery and access experience…”

“…Under the direction of the Direction of Collection and Resource Management, the Head of Serials and Electronic Resources Management provides leadership, guidance, and expertise to the departments, including supervision of faculty librarians and professional staff. The Head of Serials and Electronic Resources Management will be expected to conduct research and scholarship, and participate in faculty governance, committee works, and continuing professional development consistent with University standards for promotion and tenure. As a faculty librarian, the successful incumbent will take an active role in liaison, reference and instruction duties…”

“The responsibilities of the Electronic Resources Librarian are to provide ongoing maintenance of databases to ensure continued access and resolve database access problems. The Librarian will collect COUNTER-compliant usage statistics for all licensed electronic resources and creates annual reports; maintain detailed information on statistics access (links, passwords, contacts)…”

“…As the Head of Interlibrary Loan and Acquisitions Services (ILLAS), this professional exercises vision and leads the Libraries forward in support of resource acquisitions, regardless of format, for all purchased, leased and borrowed library resources. The Head directs existing services for electronic and print resource acquisitions, interlibrary loan borrowing, resource payment, and an emerging area of collection assessment…”

“…The Information Literacy (IL) Librarian is responsible for creating, developing, overseeing and coordinating the Syracuse University Libraries information Literacy program. Working with faculty members, librarians, and University staff as appropriate, the IL Librarian will establish a new Libraries program that contributes directly to the University’s competency-based strategies for undergraduate excellence as outlined in the University’s academic strategic plan…’

“…Under the supervision of the Director of Special Collections and Archives, the University Archivist and Head of UW-Madison Archives provides vision and leadership for the Archives and Records Management Department. The University Archivist and Head of UW-Madison Archives provides expertise in archives and records administration; access to university records and archives in all formats; instructional activities and research support; and developing events, exhibitions, and presentations that interpret the university’s history for a diverse audience…”

(Hat Tip to HigherEDJobsALA JoblistARL Job ListingsSimmons Jobline and NASIG Jobs Blog)

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