ATG Job Bank – 4/21/18 – Librarians

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Professional Career Opportunites

“The Head of the Collection Development and Acquisitions Section has primary responsibility for building the modern NLM collection of biomedical literature and other resources according to the guidelines of the Collection Development Manual of the National Library of Medicine. The Section selects materials for the NLM collection in a challenging scientific publishing environment including providing journal selection and processing support for the NLM literature databases PubMed Central and MEDLINE…”


“Penfield Library at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for the position of Acquisitions Librarian. The Acquisitions Librarian will provide strong leadership and vision for the acquisition of library materials at a medium sized academic library undergoing exciting organizational and technological change…”


“The Chicago State University Library seeks an … individual for the position of Access Services Librarian. This is a 12-month, tenure-track Library Faculty position. Under the direction of the Chair of Library and Instruction Services, the Access Services Librarian will provide leadership, oversight, and strategic planning for Access Services. The successful candidate will coordinate the services and staff of Circulation, Interlibrary Loan, Print/Electronic Reserves, and Stacks Maintenance…”


East Tennessee State University (ETSU) seeks applications and nominations for the position of Dean of University Libraries… 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 Dean is responsible for all areas of library management and organization, strategic planning and priority setting, fiscal management, policy and program development, facilities maintenance and planning…”


“The University of Connecticut Library seeks an innovative and knowledgeable individual to serve as Project Archivist. Under the direction of the Head of Archives and Special Collections, and within the larger context of the unit, the Project Archivist is responsible for all activities related to the Maurice Sendak collection and performs the bulk of the work to integrate the collection into the UConn Archives and Library’s management and access systems, as well as developing and leading outreach activities related to the collection…”


“The University of Georgia Libraries is seeking a Systems Librarian who will be responsible to the Deputy University Librarian and Director of Library Technology for coordinating library management system and discovery application activities. The Systems Librarian also acts as a liaison between library departments (Cataloging, Acquisitions, Access Services, etc.), consortia constituencies in the University System of Georgia (USG), and GALILEO/GIL Technical Support Services, UGA Library Technology Support Group, and, when needed, EBSCO and Ex Libris support…”


“The Mississippi State University (MSU) Libraries seek applicants for an entry-level tenure-track, Assistant Professor position. This position contributes to the development of a virtual research database by performing original and complex adaptive cataloging of monographic materials representing all subject matter and all formats according to RDA, AACR2, Library of Congress-Program for Cooperative Cataloging Policy Statements (LC-PCC PSs), LC classification, LC Subject Headings, and MARC21 formats. This position reports to the Coordinator of Monographic Cataloging…”


“Tulane University seeks an … professional for the newly-created role of Assessment and User Experience Librarian. This critical position will approach assessment holistically, using a variety of approaches to examine the library experience of students and faculty. S/he will prepare, administer, and compile results from surveys, focus groups, and other forms of quantitative or qualitative analyses to enable evidence-based decisions, to aid in planning, and to direct resources to areas of most critical need, all in support of the Library’s strategic directions…”


William & Mary Libraries is seeking a … Instruction and Research Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Research, the librarian will cultivate partnerships that help the libraries understand and respond to student and faculty informational needs…The Instruction and Research Librarian will engage students in the learning process by providing instruction sessions, workshops, and online guides and tutorials. They will provide individual research assistance, including consultations, and participate in collection development…”


“… The University Librarian and Vice-Provost (Knowledge Systems) (hereafter ”University Librarian“) will play a critical role in providing strategic direction and leadership in advancing the University’s teaching and research mission through the adoption of emerging technologies, sound fiscal management and via strong advocacy for professional values and standards to a broad spectrum of external constituents…”


The Brown University Library is seeking … candidates for the newly defined position of Director of Library Organizational Development and Planning, with supervisory responsibilities for two staff currently comprising the Library Human Resources unit and also the Director for Planning & Assessment… the Director will collaborate with others to develop and implement programs that promote the cultivation and advancement of staff capabilities in support of the Library’s strategic goals and assessment plans.


“Texas Tech University is seeking a professional librarian “to serve the information needs of library clientele in assigned subject area(s) to include liaison, collection development, user instruction and reference activities; must also cooperate and function as part of a team to provide services to all library users. This is an entry-level rank assigned to those beginning their professional careers or those, who upon their appointment, do not meet the criteria of Associate Librarian…”


Social Sciences Data and Sociology Librarian – Princeton University

“Princeton University Library seeks a … professional to support the University’s increased focus on social sciences data research in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and to provide in-depth quantitative reference and research services…”


“West Virginia University Libraries (WVUL) seeks applications from … early-career librarians for its Residency Program. The three-year program provides an opportunity for the Resident Librarian to explore areas of librarianship and research, build marketable skills and develop partnerships. The residency is designed for librarians from traditionally underrepresented groups and seeks to build a foundation for a strong career trajectory based in the Resident’s area(s) of interest in academic librarianship…”


“The Library, Archives, and Media Center at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, invites applications for a one-year Visiting Teaching & Learning Librarian position. The Library seeks an … librarian to teach course-integrated information literacy classes in the academic disciplines, as well as in the campus first-year seminars. The librarian will also provide research support to students and faculty, assist in the development of library collections, and serve as a backup at our public circulation desk…


The University of Colorado Boulder Libraries invites applications from collaborative and innovative candidates for the position of Metadata Librarian, a tenure-stream position in the University Libraries’ Metadata Services Department (MSD). The Metadata Librarian serves on the MSD Management Group and coordinates the operations of the Digital Projects Team that contributes both MARC and non-MARC metadata in support of Libraries’ collections.


“The UMass Amherst Libraries seek a … Digital Scholarship Technologist. The Digital Scholarship Technologist develops applications and tools to support incoming and ongoing academic research projects, with a focus on building infrastructure to support digital scholarship… Potential projects may include data mining, text analysis and other related digital scholarship methods, consultation on solutions for digital scholarship projects…”


The University of California, Berkeley, is seeking a Digital Archives and Technologies Librarian to oversee the born-digital archives program and coordinate the in-house use of archival technologies in The Bancroft Library. This is a full-time permanent appointment. The successful candidate will have significant experience working with analog and born-digital archival materials; experience assessing and implementing archival technologies; planning, implementing, and leading effective programs and complex projects…”


“The University of Toronto Library seeks an … rare book librarian to provide leadership for the overall operation and administration of the department of Rare Books and Special Collections in the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library.

The incumbent is responsible for building collections and developing programs and services to meet the growing needs of a diverse community of faculty, visiting scholars, and graduate and undergraduate students and promoting use of the collections in traditional and new methods of research…”


“This position is one member of the team of library faculty and staff who provide information assistance to individuals and groups of library users. S/he participates in providing direct user assistance at the Research and Information Services Desk and also participates in the User Instruction program. S/he participates in planning, implementing, and evaluating instruction related programs and services that enhance user awareness of and access to library resources…  As a member of the faculty, he/she also participates in the University Libraries’ Collection Development Program, serves as library liaison to assigned department(s), serves on committees and task forces, and maintains an appropriate research and publication agenda…


“The University of California, Irvine Libraries seeks a … Research Librarian for Visual Arts (RLVA) to plan and deliver innovative reference and instruction services, and to develop and manage excellent electronic, multimedia, and print collections in the visual arts… The RLVA will actively engage with faculty, students, and staff in the following schools and departments to develop strong working relationships…”


The Ohio State University Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Teaching and Learning Engagement Librarian … The person appointed to this tenure-track faculty position will serve as the lead for instructor development programming related to teaching and learning for instructors within University Libraries and across the University in partnership with President Drake’s new initiative, the University Institute for Teaching and Learning and other teaching and learning partners…”


“The college seeks a librarian candidate for this tenure-track faculty position. A successful candidate would contribute to critical conversations surrounding and application of “new librarianship” in an emerging library mission focused on facilitating creation, sharing, and application of knowledge in addition to discovery and access. The ideal candidate for this position will have demonstrated success in teaching and learning, and basic technological aptitude with an interest in further development and growth of hard skills…”


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

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