Professional Career Opportunities (Libraries)

 

ASU Library seeks a highly motivated, collaborative, and service-oriented library technical services professional to lead the Acquisitions and Metadata Services team. This position will lead acquisitions and metadata staffing, policies, workflows, and practices governing the acquisition and description of the Library’s information resources, ensuring optimal discovery, access, and interoperability.


The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Knowledge Services Group (KSG) seeks a Collections Management Librarian to join its Knowledge and Technical Services Section. The librarian will manage print collections to ensure that materials are organized and made accessible to CRS staff.


“The Congressional Research Service (CRS), seeks a Research Librarian to join its Resources, Science, and Industry Division, which supports the work of Congress in issue areas including earth sciences, natural resources, environmental policy, energy and minerals, agriculture and food, science, technology, transportation, and industry…”


“The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is seeking an experienced professional to lead the Association’s institutional and organizational effectiveness program to meet the needs and interests of ARL members through the evaluation of existing programs, and the design, development, and application of new research practices, tools, and infrastructures…”


“The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus’ Health Sciences Library (HSL) seeks an Electronic Resources Librarian to serve as part of our dynamic team. The HSL supports a diverse library faculty and fosters a rewarding work environment characterized by team spirit, flexibility, and a sense of humor…”


“…Reporting to the Research Librarian and Coordinator of Research Services the Outreach and Academic Engagement Librarian will work collaboratively with staff throughout the library as well as within the broader Wesleyan community to demonstrate the value of the library in a liberal arts environment.


South Dakota State University seeks a service-oriented, forward-thinking individual for the position of Electronic Resources and Scholarly Communications Librarian. The successful candidate will be responsible for acquiring, licensing, and providing access to serials and electronic library resources; supervising staff; and overseeing link maintenance and resolution of access problems for electronic resources.


“The University of Alabama Libraries seeks a … professional to serve as Special Collections and Digital Initiatives Librarian within the W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library and the A.S. Williams III Americana Collection…”


“The University of Alabama Libraries seeks a … professional Web Development Librarian in the Web Technologies and Development unit. Reporting to the Manager of Web Technologies and Development, this position will be responsible for supporting the Libraries’ custom web applications, tools, and general web presence…”


‘The Assistant University Librarian for Administrative Services provides vision, leadership, and coordination for the University of Chicago Library’s administrative services including the oversight of financial management services, grants and contracts, business services, facilities management, and human resources management including management of the Budget Office, Library Facilities, and Human Resources…”


“Under the Direction of the Head of Digitization, and in collaboration with other Library Units, the Digitization Manager oversees and directs the operations of the Preservation Department’s Digitization Unit to create digital collections that preserve and enhance access to the University of Chicago Library collections…”


The University Libraries at Appalachian State University seek a Coordinator of the Resource Acquisition and Management (RAM) team. RAM is responsible for monographic and serial acquisitions in all formats, electronic resource management, collections budget management, cataloging in all formats, metadata creation for the Libraries’ digital collections, interlibrary borrowing and document delivery, physical processing, and adding content to the University’s institutional repository.


“The Rutgers University Libraries seek a … Electronic Resources Librarian to manage and support access to the Libraries’ collection of licensed electronic resources. Reporting to the Discovery Services Librarian, the Electronic Resources Librarian is responsible for performing a range of tasks that support the discovery and delivery of electronic resources…”


“…Reporting to the Senior Systems Engineer, the Systems Engineer will design, develop and deploy Unix server and storage systems and perform maintenance and security updates as required. Additionally, the incumbent will document and provide support for a variety of innovative projects and services within the Libraries as well as collaborate on specialized projects with various departments across the organization as needed…”


“Princeton University Library seeks a … primary subject specialist to support faculty and students in chemistry and geosciences.  This position is the Library’s liaison to the Department of Chemistry, the Department of Geosciences and their associated programs and centers across campus…”


Princeton University Library seeks a … primary subject specialist to support faculty and students in behavioral sciences.  This position is the Library’s liaison to the Department of Psychology, Princeton Neuroscience Institute and their associated programs and centers across campus.


‘The  Loyola Notre Dame Library seeks a … librarian with a commitment to serving diverse and historically underrepresented groups to join our Research and Technology Services Department for a dynamic two-year term fellowship…”


“The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks an experienced, articulate, and energetic individual to lead the University Library’s advancement outreach and fundraising programs…”


“Reporting to the Head of the Center for Undergraduate Initiatives and Engagement, this two-year faculty-status resident position is an opportunity for a new MLIS graduate to develop and apply new skills and programs…”


“…Reporting to the Head of Public Services, the successful candidate will provide and coordinate instruction, outreach, and assessment for information fluencies programs supporting the University’s instructional and research mission…”


The University of Minnesota Libraries seeks a … professional to serve as Music Metadata Librarian. The ideal candidate provides intellectual access for music resources held by the University of Minnesota Libraries, especially for the Music Library, by performing original and complex copy cataloging for monographs, scores, sound and music recording, and digital media in accordance with local and national descriptive and encoding standards…”


The University of Minnesota Libraries seeks a …  professional to serve as Cartographic Metadata Librarian. This position will also assist in the creation and maintenance of metadata for the Big Ten Academic Alliance Geospatial Data Project…”


“This newly created position is a wonderful opportunity for someone who enjoys reference and instruction but would also relish an opportunity to develop programs and applications to support Suffolk Law’s Institute on Legal Innovation & Technology and the law school’s new Legal Innovation and Technology Certificate program – a first-of-its-kind online certificate program…”


“The Digital Scholarship Center of the University of Cincinnati invites applications for an experienced Software Developer.  Successful candidates should have experience with the implementation of enterprise-level software to assist us in the growth of our machine learning and data visualization tools…”


“The Digital Scholarship Center of the University of Cincinnati invites applications for a Digital Scholarship Library Fellow. Successful candidates should have digital scholarship skills built on their training in librarianship, digital humanities, or informatics, and will contribute to the development and deepening of transdisciplinary digital scholarship work across the university…”


“Utah State University’s Merrill­Cazier Library seeks an analytical, collaborative, and innovative individual to serve as the Assessment Coordinator in a tenure-track faculty role of Assistant or Associate Librarian. This newly created position reports to the Department Head/Associate Dean for Instruction, Collections, and Patron Services and works with library faculty and staff cultivating a culture of assessment…”


“…Reporting to the NNLM PSR Associate Director, the Data Services and Technology Librarian will be one member of a team of three outreach librarians, who is responsible for the following duties:

* Oversees needs assessment and program development to increase support for big data initiatives, such as skills in creating data management plans and helping scientific researchers find appropriate data repositories

* Oversees NNLM PSR website structure and content, and ensures that resources included on the website are compliant with requirements in Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973…”


“…This position provides the opportunity to work closely with a small team and take part in a broad range of corporate library operations including research assistance on technical and business subjects, collection development and maintenance, user instruction, vendor negotiations, and document delivery services…”


“…This position will participate in a broad range of library activities, including the assessment, development and coordination of library services; web tools and tutorials; and the identification and selection of technologies that will contribute to the richness of the Library’s services and collections…


“The Librarian participates in the full range of unit responsibilities, including research desk service and individual research consultation (with some evening and weekend rotation), information literacy instruction, collection development, and liaison functions to academic departments and programs…”


Minnesota State University, Mankato Library Services seeks a … Electronic Access Librarian. The position responsibilities are:

  • Manage electronic resource access, including access to databases, journals, streaming video, and ebooks, primarily through our Electronic Resource Management System, A-Z Journals list, OCLC Worldshare Management System, Ex Libris LMS, and discovery tool
  • Coordinate support and troubleshooting for any technical electronic access issues that arise..”

“…Library Services seeks an innovative, creative and service-oriented professional for the position of Research and Instruction Librarian. This is a tenure-track librarian position reporting to the Director of Library Services. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with others to identify, develop, deploy, manage, and improve new and existing programming that support research, teaching, learning and creative activities…”


“…The University of South Florida St. Petersburg seeks an … Special Collections Librarian to manage and provide oversight for the special collections and university archives…”


“The Harvard Library is currently seeking candidates for the position of Access Services Librarian. Reporting to the Associate Director of Access Services for Faculty of Arts & Sciences (FAS) Libraries, the Access Services Librarian leads a team of Access Services staff at the Tozzer Anthropology Library and the Harvard-Yenching Library to provide access to Harvard Library and its collections…”


“The Metadata and Identity Librarian is a new position, leading the Brigham Young University (BYU) Library’s transition to linked data applications and technologies. They will be a groundbreaker in developing new schemes that enhance discoverability of resources and will play a key role in positively impacting student and faculty academic success…”


“The University of California, Berkeley is seeking an Environmental Collections Project Archivist for The Bancroft Library to process eight environmentally‐focused collections as part of a National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) grant funded project. This is a temporary, 19‐month appointment. The successful candidate will have demonstrated skills in arrangement and description of manuscript materials, have demonstrated written and oral communication skills, and have demonstrated proficiency at meeting goals and deadlines…”

 

 

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