Professional Career Opportunities
- Central Michigan University;
- University of Nebraska at Kearney;
- Qatar National Library;
- Arizona State University – Head, Distinctive Collections;
- Arizona State University – Associate University Librarian;
- East Tennessee State University;
- Charleston Southern University, SC;
- Western Michigan University – Digital Projects Librarian;
- Western Michigan University – Data Librarian;
- Yale University;
- Old Dominion University, VA;
- San Diego State;
- Valparaiso University, IN;
- Auburn University, AL;
- Harvard Business School;
- Chabot College, CA;
- UMass Amherst;
- Northeastern Illinois University;
- University of Wisconsin-Whitewater;
- Rutgers University, NJ;
- Loyola Notre Dame, Baltimore, MD;
- Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
- University of Washington;
- Adelphi University, NY;
- Case Western Reserve University – Electronic Resources Librarian;
- Case Western Reserve University – Associate Director for Academic Engagement;
- Case Western Reserve University – Electronic Resources Metadata Librarian;
- Case Western Reserve University – Head of Special Collections and Archives;
- Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center – Chicago, IL
“The Director of Acquisitions and Metadata Services leads and manages all operations of the Acquisitions and Metadata Services (AMS) Department and supervises two librarians. This 12-month position is responsible for all AMS operations including the selection, monitoring, and evaluation of library resource and metadata vendors; oversight, analysis, and evaluation of effective and efficient acquisitions; electronic resource management; and monitoring the quality of metadata in library resource records to ensure discoverability. Provides innovative leadership within the context of evolving academic libraries and the dynamic scholarly information marketplace…”
“The Collection Services Librarian at Calvin T. Ryan Library manages operations of Collection Development and Acquisitions. The Collection Services Librarian collaborates closely with the Archives/Special Collections unit and provides collection coherence to a working group of librarians responsible for collections including Government Documents, Curriculum, Electronic Resources and the Institutional Repository. The person in this position will offer a holistic perspective, leadership and expertise in refining and repositioning collections in the context of emerging trends to meet evolving needs of the university community…”
“Qatar National Library seeks a … leader, adept at both strategy and operations, to serve as the director of the Distinctive Collections which include all heritage material of rare manuscripts, books, photographs, maps, 3D objects, and archival documents.
Essential responsibilities include the overall management and development of collections, conservation, exhibitions and programs…”
“ASU Library seeks a … collections development and management professional to lead the Distinctive Collections team in the strategy, planning, policy development, donor relationship development, and management of distinctive collections, both print and digital. This position also provides leadership and vision for a community-focused approach to the selection, organization, and ongoing management of distinctive collections housed in ASU Libraries’ closed stacks, including rare books and manuscripts and portions of the Greater Arizona, Chicano Research, Latin American, Music, Design, and Child Drama & Theater collections…”
“The ASU Library seeks to appoint an experienced library leader to join a senior leadership team committed to innovation and service in America’s most exciting university environment. Guided by Arizona State University’s charter, we aspire to build a new American university library for a new American University.
The successful candidate will be a thought leader in information science who is rooted in library culture, forward-thinking, creative, and relentlessly innovative…”
East Tennessee State University (ETSU) seeks a Dean of University Libraries. East Tennessee State University, located in northeast Tennessee, is a state-supported institution serving over 15,000 students. It offers over 230 programs of study in its eleven colleges and schools. A description of ETSU, its programs and the region which it serves can be found at www.etsu.edu. The Dean of University Libraries is responsible to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs for providing strong leadership in administration of the Charles C. Sherrod Library…”
“The University Libraries at Western Michigan University seeks candidates for the tenure-track, fiscal-year position of Digital Projects Librarian.
The Digital Projects Librarian oversees a portfolio of digital library projects and provides the coordination and technical expertise needed to complete projects successfully. This position works collaboratively with librarians and staff to determine project priorities, technical standards and workflows for locally-held collections…”
“Western Michigan University Libraries seeks candidates for the tenure-track, fiscal-year position of Data Librarian.
The Data Librarian collaborates across the WMU community to develop and provide coordinated support for data management and curation that is responsive to local needs. This position provides consultation and reference services on finding and using data, builds awareness and support for managing data and educates the community on best practices for data use, collection, management and preservation…”
“…Reporting to the Associate Director for Access and Research Services, the Assistant Director for Access Services provides oversight and coordination for a wide range of library services including: information desks, basic reference, circulation, course reserves, resource sharing, and stacks maintenance in a busy, service-focused visual and performing arts library…”
“Old Dominion University Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Libraries Enterprise System Administrator. The Libraries Enterprise System Administrator will play a key role in optimizing enterprise systems, including Alma/Primo, ILLiad, EZproxy, to enable quality user services and efficient workflow…”
“San Diego State University Library & Information Access seeks applications and nominations of candidates for the position of Head of Technical Services. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, collegial, user-focused librarian who will provide dynamic leadership for our newly reorganized technical services departments and our new consortial and local library management system…”
“…Reporting to the Dean of Library Services, the Director will lead the Metadata Services department in providing access to materials in a changing mix of user-oriented environments for University students, faculty, and staff. S/he will provide leadership and direction for two tenured librarians (one of whom is in the department), full- and part-time classified staff, and departmental student assistants. S/he will be responsible for managing the department’s day-to-day operations as well other departmental duties, such as cataloging processes, metadata for digital resources, and policy development…”
“Auburn University Libraries invites applications for the Business & Economics Librarian, a twelve-month tenure-track position. As member of the Association of Research Libraries, Auburn University Libraries houses a collection of more than three million volumes and operates with a materials budget of $7.4 million. The Libraries’ Strategic Plan is available at http://www.lib.auburn.edu/strategicplan/2013…”
“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 multiple phases of research, teaching and learning. Our services include: advising on best resources for a research project; sourcing, acquiring and preparing data for analysis; methodological and statistical consulting; managing projects from beginning to end; finding innovative ways to communicate research findings; and much more…”
“The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Librarian (Collections and Online Learning) for Chabot College in Hayward, California…
- With consultation of other faculty librarians, provide leadership in selecting and deselecting print materials, DVD’s, and eBooks.
- A forward-thinking and strategic perspective on new and emerging trends in collection development, crafting an innovative approach to the library’s collections that is both student-centered and responsive to Chabot College curriculum, learning communities, and institutional learning outcomes.
- Select materials that reflect the information literacy and research needs of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students…”
“…The Science and Engineering Librarian will serve as the Libraries’ subject specialist in assigned science and engineering departments. Actively support the teaching and research endeavors of the University, especially with assigned constituencies, by providing research, instructional, and consultation services. Teach library research sessions in areas congruent to expertise and collection responsibility. Create research guides and other learning objects. Select materials in all formats for assigned subject areas…”
“Northeastern Illinois University invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of Libraries. The Dean reports to the Provost; is responsible for all Library curricular, budgetary, and personnel matters; and provides leadership/vision in fulfilling the Library and University missions and goals…”
The Andersen Library at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater seeks a Digital Scholarship and Preservation Archivist (Academic Archivist I or II).
The Digital Scholarship and Preservation Archivist oversees the University Archives, Andersen Library Special Collections, and Wisconsin Historical Society Area Research Center (ARC). The position reports to the Director of the Library and serves as a member of the Library’s management team which plays a leadership role in collaborative development of Library policies and strategic plans…”
“…The School of Communication and Information (SC&I) at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, invites applications for a non-tenure-track undergraduate program director in Information Technology and Informatics (ITI) in the Department of Library and Information Science. The initial appointment for the position will be up to a maximum of three years, with the possibility of renewal…”
“The Loyola Notre Dame Library seeks a dynamic, creative, and experienced librarian to join our Cataloging & Metadata Unit. The Cataloging & Metadata Librarian will provide strategic direction and innovative leadership in metadata services for a unit actively engaged in meeting evolving trends in information, organization, discovery, and access…”
“…The Law Librarian is responsible for providing legal reference and information research services to congressional clients, legislative attorneys, and policy analysts; developing search techniques and files for handling specific types of requests; searching Library of Congress, CRS, and external electronic resources in response to requests for information; examining publications, electronic resources, and trends in a variety of areas; developing knowledge of collections for use in performing research tasks; and assisting with the creation and maintenance of databases, web pages, collaborative tools, and other information systems…”
“…Reporting to the Libraries’ Director of Information Technology Services & Digital Strategies (ITS & DS), the Head, ITS & DS Operations manages the day-to-day operations of Libraries’ ITS & DS, serves as the primary contact within ITS & DS for the Libraries’ various digital content repositories, shares responsibility for communication and troubleshooting of the Libraries’ Integrated Library System (ILS), and supervises and evaluates staff in ITS & DS assigned to this unit. With other unit heads in the department, this position is responsible for ensuring that the services delivered by Libraries ITS & DS meet appropriate levels of quality and availability…”
“…RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Dean of University Libraries, the Assessment Coordinator will create and lead the Adelphi Libraries’ Assessment Program in order to promote the advancement of student success and academic excellence at Adelphi. The successful candidate will work closely with library faculty and administrators, teaching faculty, and campus partners (Office of Research and Planning, Information Technology, etc.)…”
The Kelvin Smith Library (KSL) of Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) seeks a … individual to serve as Electronic Resources Librarian (ERL). As part of the Acquisitions and Metadata Services team, the Electronic Resources Librarian is responsible for the content management, licensing, and discovery of all the library’s electronic serials and databases…”
“… Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) seeks an … individual to serve as the Associate Director for Academic Engagement (ADAE). The incumbent will provide intellectual and strategic leadership for three core teams of the library: Research Services (content management, research assistance, instruction on research methods and strategies conducted in partnership with faculty, and academic community engagement); Acquisitions and Metadata Services (acquiring and describing content purchases, and e-resource management); and Access and Delivery Services (general service center, stack management, OhioLINK and interlibrary loan document delivery)…”
“… Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) seeks a … individual to serve as Electronic Resources Metadata Librarian (ERML). As part of the Acquisitions and Metadata Services team, the ERML will focus on the creation, maintenance, and enrichment of metadata representing the library’s electronic, digital, and virtual collections. The position will also assist the Team Leader of Acquisitions and Metadata Services in coordinating the cataloging and authority control of materials in all formats, including print and digital resources.
“Position Description Reporting to Associate Director for Creation and Curation, the Head of Special Collections & Archives will take a leadership role in the effective management and oversight of the rare book and manuscript collections, university and general archives, and preservation operations.
The head is responsible for articulating a fresh focus for the collections, cultivating new collections and donor relationships, expanding the teaching and research use of the collections, expanding engagement with the academic and general communities, and overseeing print and digital preservation operations…”
“Galter Health Sciences Library seeks an … data professional to support robust data practices and promote data discoverability in support of the operations of a data index. The Data Index will be built as part of the recently awarded CTSA Program Center for Data to Health Coordinating Center (CD2H). The CD2H was established through a 5-year award from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and will coalesce and coordinate informatics activities across the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program, a network of more than 50 medical research institutions, to provide collaborative clinical and translational research infrastructure…”