Professional Career Opportunities

“Xavier University seeks applicants to fill the vacancy for Head, Collection Services for the University Library. Reporting to the Library Director and serving on the library leadership team, the successful candidate for this full time position (37.5 hours/week) will provide strategic direction for library collection management while supervising technical services…”


“…Reporting to the Associate Librarian, Collections and Scholarship, the Head, Collections and Digital Projects is responsible for leading the team of librarians and staff in collection development and management by coordinating and optimizing ongoing collection management workflows, as well as leading digitization, metadata creation, digital object publication, and digital preservation…”


Reporting to the Head, Library and Instructional Technologies, the incumbent implements, maintains, supports, and enhances a wide range of technologies and systems to provide innovative library services and ensure access to the Library’s online resources and digital collections. This position also supports Library staff and librarians in the use of existing information technology as well as the adoption of new and emerging technologies.


The Electronic Resources Librarian serves as the library’s serials control professional, providing scholarly information in the form of periodicals, newspapers, microform, electronic journals, newspapers, and databases to the campus community. This position is part of the Library Collections team (Acquisitions, Cataloging, Serials), which focuses on direct services and support to faculty, students, and staff – as well as other library employees.


“The Goizueta Business Library at Emory University has an … opportunity for an experienced business librarian to partner with a top business school. This individual should be … customer-focused, and committed to integrating business intelligence into the curriculum in innovative and non-traditional ways…”


“The Discovery Services Librarian is responsible for planning, managing, supporting, and evaluating a range of library systems including but not limited to the web discovery platform, Integrated Library System (ILS), and other operational activities and initiatives…”


DUTIES:

15% – Research and articles/presentations concerning librarianship.
15% – Service to library profession, university and other communities (local, state, regional and national).
70% – Manages the Library’s electronic and print subscriptions and monitors access and usage statistics for those resources. Communicates with vendors and publishers about resources. Provides liaison duties of collection development and instruction to assigned departments/colleges. Supervises two staff members.


“…Reporting directly to the Provost, the Dean of the Library is the chief administrator, spokesperson, and advocate for the library. Focusing on transparency, collaboration, and shared governance, the Dean provides progressive and dynamic leadership; facilitates planning and assessment; sets direction for programs and services; establishes a multicultural organization dedicated to diversity and success; and supports personnel through strong professional development initiatives…”


“Pine Manor College invites application for a full-time Director of the Annenberg Library and Head of Reference.  The Director and Head of Reference is responsible for growing the graduation rate of the College by providing innovative and collaborative leadership of the library that increases community engagement and student success…”


Barnard Library invites applications for a Digital Scholarship Librarian (DSL) to take the lead in creating, facilitating, and coordinating services and programming in the new Digital Humanities Center, opening Fall 2018. Reporting to the Director for Teaching, Learning & Digital Scholarship, the Digital Scholarship Librarian will work directly with the Faculty Director of the Digital Humanities Center and will take a proactive approach to working with faculty, undergraduates, and fellow librarians and staff…”


“The University at Albany Libraries (State University of New York, Albany, NY) seek an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, creative librarian to serve as Scholarly Communication Librarian. This position reports to the Director of Scholarly Communication/Head, Dewey Graduate Library…”


Electronic Resources and Emerging Technologies Librarian – Chestnut Hill College, PA

“Chestnut Hill College seeks an Electronic Resources and Emerging Technologies Librarian to manage the library’s current and future technology-based processes that support access and utilization of information resources for all end users…”


“…Reporting to the Vice-Principal Academic, and a member of the University Senate, the University Librarian is responsible for the leadership and operations of the Library Learning Commons. The former John Bassett Library is in the process of being transformed into a 21st century hub for knowledge creation, knowledge mobilization, and knowledge sharing…”


“…Reporting to the Libraries’ Director, Assessment & Planning, the Assessment and Data Visualization Librarian will enhance Libraries services and programs through the collection, interpretation, and communication of a broad range of assessment and related data… the Assessment and Data Visualization Librarian will be responsible for developing and maintaining robust systems for gathering and managing Libraries assessment data; developing dashboards, visualizations, and other tools for the effective analysis and communication of Libraries data…”


“Boise State University Albertsons Library invites applicants for the professional staff position of Digital Archivist in Special Collections and Archives (SCA). The Digital Archivist reports to the Head of Special Collections and Archives and works both individually and collaboratively with a team that includes two Librarian/Archivists, student assistants, and interns…”


“…Under the direction of the Director of Research Services, the Research Services Coordinator works as part of the team to provide quality support to all attorneys, legal staff, administrators and others firm-wide in the areas of document delivery, preparation and maintenance. There may also be responsibilities for special projects in areas commensurate with their knowledge and abilities…”


“…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 Systems & Applications Librarian provides strategic and functional leadership in planning, implementing, and supporting library technologies. This position provides primary technical and application support for the systems, platforms, and technologies that support all library services, including circulation, physical and electronic collection management, resource sharing, research services & instruction, digital collections, and publishing…”


Texas A&M University Libraries seeks a creative and dynamic professional to join the Texas A&M University Libraries as a Preservation Librarian. This is an academic professional track appointment at the rank of Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor and carries full faculty status with responsibilities including professional service and working toward the Libraries’ and the University’s requirements for promotion…”


Princeton University Library seeks an … primary subject specialist to support faculty and students in biological sciences and environmental studies. This position is the Library’s liaison to the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and the Department of Molecular Biology, and their associated programs, institute and centers.


Provide leadership for the research assistance component of the Library”s Teaching and Learning Program by hiring, training, and scheduling evening and weekend Reference Librarians, and by coordinating professional development opportunities for Reference Librarians and library staff. Serve as liaison to the Humanities and Social Sciences which includes communicating with faculty each semester about library resources and services.


“The U.S. Naval War College Library at the U.S. Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, is recruiting for the position Head Cataloger. The announcement will be posted on 03/22/2018 on the USAJobs website and run until 03/30/2018. All interested applicants must process their applications through USAJobs…”


“The University at Buffalo Libraries seek a … Head of Science and Engineering Library Services (HSELS) to work collaboratively with the Associate University Librarian for Research Education and Outreach (AUL REO), to lead and direct the faculty of the Science and Engineering Team…”


“Provides assistance to the Library Resource Centers with the distribution of materials, records and books. Supports the work related to making physical and electronic library materials ready to use, as well as data input and record maintenance…”


The Plant Sciences Information Specialist will develop and teach courses/programs to support discovery and learning; take a leading role in defining and conducting user instruction for students and faculty in the plant sciences and bioinformatics as an integral part of the Libraries’ system-wide information and data literacy programs…


“…The Business Information Specialist will create a close working partnership between the Libraries and students, faculty, and researchers in departments of the Krannert School of Management; Hospitality, Tourism Management, and Consumer Science in the College of Health and Human Sciences; and Entrepreneurship programs in the Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurship Center and across campus…

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