The University of California, Riverside (UCR) seeks a … STEM Collection Strategist. The successful candidate will be dedicated to collaborative, stakeholder focused and evidence-based collections’ management. The STEM Collection Strategist will work collaboratively with a subject-based team of Collection Strategists to develop and implement systematic data-driven and user-centric collection assessment and evaluation methodologies.
“The Associate Dean of Libraries, Research and Academic Services, is a member of the Adelphi University Libraries senior leadership team responsible for the planning and delivery of strategic priorities across all its libraries, services, and functions. The Associate Dean will lead strategic planning, implementation, and continuous development of the Libraries’ new integrated service model designed to strongly support student-success and academic excellence…”
“… Reporting to the Head, Collections & Content Strategies, the Collections & Content Strategies Librarian will be a member of the Content Management, Discovery & Access (CMDA) Unit. CMDA comprises three teams: Collections & Content Strategies (CCS); Discovery, Description, & Metadata; and Acquisitions…”
“The University of Minnesota Libraries seeks an … Collection Development Officer to advance its historically rich collections and contemporary programs of content provision. The position aligns Libraries collections with the institution’s comprehensive research programs and extensive undergraduate curricula, both enriched by a land grant mission. Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Content & Collections, the position provides Libraries-wide strategic leadership and direction for University Libraries collections in all formats and leverages Libraries’ resources to meet shared interests of the University’s system campuses…”
Duties include: Coordinate all print serials (including standing orders and continuations) and government documents operations, including acquisitions, renewals, LDR updates in OCLC, and cataloging according to national, consortial, and local standards. Consult with other librarians on metadata needs of digitized collections and participate in the development and adoption of new local standards and vocabularies for the Library. ALA MLS and a second master’s degree required. Applications must be based on the entire position description and qualifications at https://neiu.edu/library/about-library/library-jobs.
The University of Colorado Denver’s Auraria Library is searching for an enthusiastic and knowledgeable leader to fill our Discovery and Metadata, Department Head position. The Discovery and Metadata Department administers the Library’s discovery layer (Summon), knowledge base (360 Workflow Solutions), and EZ Proxy software and oversees the cataloging and metadata creation for Auraria Library’s purchased and subscribed content. The Discovery and Metadata Department consists of three faculty and two staff employees. This position directly supervises three employees. The Department Head also works closely with the Collections Strategies unit to streamline and manage the Library’s acquisition-to-discovery library materials workflow ensuring the best possible user experience…”
“Ohio University invites expressions of interest and nominations for the position of Dean of University Libraries. The University is seeking a talented, dynamic, and innovative leader to develop a vision and chart a course for the University Libraries that will continue to advance its critical role in pedagogy and research at the University…”
“Northwestern University Libraries seek an … Assistant Head of Acquisitions to provide leadership and management for the Acquisitions Work Group. The Assistant Head of Acquisitions reports to, and collaborates with, the Head, Acquisitions and provides support for the acquisitions and licensing of library collections across all subject areas, formats, and channels of delivery. Under the supervision of the Head, Acquisitions, the Assistant Head of Acquisitions will have direct and supervisory responsibility for operations, workflows, and special projects involving ordering, payment, receipt, processing, and access to information resources of all types…”
“The Albert S. Cook Library seeks a dynamic and innovative individual to serve as the Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian to begin January 2019. This faculty librarian will provide leadership and expertise in integrating, organizing and managing the library’s electronic resources and assist the Assistant University Librarian (AUL) for Content Management with all aspects of the e-resources life cycle, including purchasing, licensing, access, and maintenance of all electronic materials. They will work cooperatively with units across the library to ensure that the library’s subscription databases, e-journals and e-books are discoverable and accessible by patrons…”
- Community Archivist Working closely with the curatorial team of the Southern Historical Collection (SHC), the Community Archivist will serve as project manager and coordinator for a Mellon Foundation grant entitled “Building a Model for All Users: Transforming Archive Collections through Community-Driven Archives.” Among the goals of the grant is to document and preserve the histories of marginalized communities previously omitted from traditional archives. The Community Archivist will service the Collection’s existing community archives projects, including The Appalachian Student Health Coalition, The Eastern Kentucky African American Migration Project, The Historic Black Towns and Settlements Alliance, and the San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum.
- Data Analysis Librarian The Data Analysis Librarian will provide research support and introduce cutting-edge data analysis tools and methodologies to users of the Davis Library Research Hub, where technology experts work as a team to support scholars with research and teaching. Research Hub staff members provide an inclusive, respectful, and responsive service point, work collaboratively to meet exciting research challenges, support learning communities, and introduce and facilitate the use of innovative technologies through consultation and instruction. We are seeking a creative and analytical individual who enjoys variety in their work, thrives on working with others to solve challenging data-related problems, and is committed to lifelong teaching and learning of technical skills…
- Health Sciences Librarian & Liaison to School of Pharmacy This Librarian will be the primary provider of library support for the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. The Health Sciences Library has partnered with the School of Pharmacy around a variety of instructional and research-based projects, including course-integrated instruction for the PharmD program, an on-site and virtual Evidence-Based Practice course, participation in research metrics and visualization projects. Potential growth areas for the library’s partnership with the School of Pharmacy include informatics, data analytics, and interprofessional education and practice (IPEP)…
“The University of Colorado Boulder Libraries invites applications from collaborative and innovative candidates for the position of History and Philosophy Librarian. This tenure track librarian will act as subject specialist and primary library liaison to the Department of History, the Department of Philosophy, and other humanities areas as assigned. The History and Philosophy Librarian will engage with the academic community in order to facilitate collaborations and partnerships that increase the impact of library expertise, services, and resources. Liaison responsibilities include providing research consultation services to users at all levels throughout the research life cycle…”
“… The Digital Projects Librarian will be a self-directed, production-oriented individual who will manage digitization projects, primarily grant digitization projects, and projects related to the grants for the University of Maryland Libraries. The candidate should be knowledgeable in digitization and digital project standards and best practices for file creation and metadata; file management; digital collections repositories; and digital preservation…”
“The University at Albany Libraries (State University of New York, Albany, NY) seek an … librarian to serve as the Subject Librarian for Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, Cybersecurity, and Criminal Justice. This position supports several programs within the School of Criminal Justice and the new College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity. Other subject responsibilities may be assigned contingent on the successful candidate’s qualifications and institutional needs. This position reports to the Director of Collections and requires travel between uptown and downtown campus locations…”
“The University of Texas Libraries seeks an Assessment Librarian, reporting to the Head of Assessment, to collaboratively design and implement assessment strategies that allow UT Libraries to make well-informed decisions, communicate our impact, and continuously improve…”
The University of Texas Libraries in Austin is hiring an Information Literacy Librarian to support the development of information literacy skills for students in their first year at the University…
Provides information literacy instruction through in-person or online sessions, research guides, tutorials, assignments and exercises. Consults and collaborates with faculty and teaching assistants. Manages the assessment of student learning with the goal of program improvement. Mentors graduate student assistants from UT’s iSchool to teach. Works closely with Teaching and Learning Services on departmental projects…”
“Ithaca College seeks a Social Sciences Librarian to join our talented team, beginning in January 2019. We are committed to the collaborative development of library services and user-centered resources that advance teaching and learning success. Current library initiatives include embedded services for targeted programs, first-year students and research skill development, highlighting student scholarship via our institutional repository, developing a culture of assessment related to student success, and using digital tools and techniques to enhance learning and teaching…”
Rice University is seeking a … service-oriented Electronic Resources Librarian. The successful candidate will work in a team environment as the primary resource person for all aspects of electronic resources maintenance. The position reports to the Head of Acquisitions in the Technical Services Division…”
“The UMass Amherst Libraries seek a dynamic and innovative Digital Scholarship Resident to Evaluates, recommends, and develops as necessary applications and tools to support incoming and ongoing academic digital scholarship research projects. In collaboration with stakeholders, identify requirements, develop workflows, and implement digital services solutions for incoming and ongoing research projects and curricular initiatives. Potential projects may include data mining, text analysis and other related digital scholarship methods, consultation on solutions for digital scholarship projects…”
The UMass Amherst Libraries seek a … Head, Information Resources Management to provide innovative leadership and strategic direction for the Information Resource Management department. Oversee the following departmental functions: comprehensive acquisition and ingestion of scholarly materials in all formats, comprehensive metadata services, collections assessment, and discovery & resource management systems. In collaboration with the Associate Dean for Content & Discovery, actively manage the Libraries’ annual collections investments of over $8 million dollars…”
“This position serves as the Health and Human Services subject librarian for assigned departments within the Marieb College of Health and Human Services; providing library instruction, reference service, collection development, outreach, as well as engaging in service and scholarship; participating in assessment and continuous improvement of operations and services. Required Qualifications Master’s degree from an American Library Association accredited program…”
“The University of Texas Libraries (UTL) seeks a … librarian to support Dance, Music, and Theatre through strategic approaches to selection, discovery, and delivery of digital and print information resources, including instruction and research lifecycle support…”
“Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Information Technology & Discovery Services, the Information Technology Librarian works collaboratively across the Library and the University to implement, maintain, support, and enhance a wide range of technologies and systems providing innovative library services to the DePaul community and to ensure enduring access to the library’s extensive range of online information resources and digital collections…”
“The Florida Virtual Campus invites applications for the full-time position of Assistant Director for Electronic Resources, position # 123140. This position is responsible for managing and coordinating the licensing, ordering, and renewal of electronic resources for the state funded resources available to the SUS and FCS, as well as the annual group licensing process. This position has supervisory responsibilities. This position reports to the Director of E-Resources and Digital Services of the Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative (FALSC)…”
“Reporting to the University Librarian, the Health Science Librarian is a full-time, 10-month (see schedule below) position that works as a part of a team of Librarians providing reference and instruction services.
The Health Science Librarian serves as the expert for all of the Health Science programs including Nursing, Physician Assistant Institute, Naturopathic Medicine, Chiropractic Medicine, Acupuncture, Nutrition and Dental Hygiene and is the liaison to all of the Health Science/Science programs…”
The University of Delaware Library seeks a … professional to lead a new unit, Digital Scholarship and Research Services, which includes two vacant Digital Scholarship Librarian positions that are also being recruited at this time. The new unit will provide University faculty, researchers, and students with services for innovative digital scholarship, supporting the creation, publication, and preservation of digital research in multiple forms, along with collaborating with colleagues across the library to ensure effective outreach, instruction, and technical infrastructure for these services.
“Reporting to the Associate Director, the Education and Outreach Librarian coordinates all aspects of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Southwest Region (NNLM PSR) training and exhibit programs. The Education and Outreach Librarian is one member of a team of three outreach librarians…”
“The University of Georgia Libraries is seeking a Research and Instruction Librarian for its Special Collections Libraries (SCL) who will be responsible for ensuring effective and responsive frontline research assistance to on and off-site patrons for all three special collections libraries: Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, and Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection…”
“… The archivist will take a lead role in providing research support for users, integrate the use of collections into the university curriculum, and develop programming to engage the public. Reporting to the Head of Special Collections, this position will contribute to the Libraries’ mission: supporting the University’s commitment to research and teaching and to advance student success. The Research and Educational Services Archivist will participate in the department’s Outreach and Exhibition teams, augment the Libraries’ growing digital collections, and seek grant funding…”
“The University Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking a … individual to lead digital humanities services in the Library. The successful candidate will contribute to engaged, inclusive digital scholarship across campus. We encourage applicants who are committed to the principle that a diverse community enhances our institution and who will help the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign achieve new levels of excellence by fostering and sustaining our diverse and inclusive academic environment…”
ASU Library is seeking to hire a … professional to assume the newly created position of Digital Preservation and Curation Officer. The Digital Preservation and Curation Officer, reporting the Associate University Librarian for Technology Services, will work closely with Library administration and departments/units as well as University constituents to plan, develop, implement, and communicate digital preservation and curation policies, strategies, workflows, processes, and practices to ensure the long-term viability of digital assets under the Library’s stewardship…”
“The University of Virginia Library seeks highly qualified applicants for the position of Electronic Resource Manager. The University Library connects users with the resources necessary to support research, teaching, and instruction in numerous subject areas. The Electronic Resource Manager supports that mission by providing oversight of the library’s numerous digital collection. This incumbent provides the strategic planning and leadership, as well as the technical skills and analysis, necessary to achieve this goal….”
“Reporting to the Head of Research and Instructional Services, the Undergraduate Engagement Librarian works collaboratively with library and campus partners to build connections and infuse information literacy instruction and library engagement throughout the undergraduate experience. While a member of the RIS department, the Undergraduate Engagement Librarian engages with all UO Libraries faculty and staff across the Eugene campus, in Portland, and the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology…”
The Rutgers University Libraries seek an … librarian to fill our Business & Entrepreneurship Librarian position. This liaison will work with the Rutgers Business School (RBS) undergraduate and graduate programs and its entrepreneurship minor, as well as business-based programs outside of RBS…”
“This position will be part of a business librarian team that works primarily with students and faculty of the Tuck School of Business, a top-10 ranked business school. Reporting to the Head of Research & Data Services, the person in this position will carry out a wide range of duties:
* Provide timely and responsive information, research consulting, and data services in support of research, teaching, and learning
* Offer targeted educational services such as workshops, orientations, and one-on-one instruction in a variety of settings…”
“The Library of the University of California, Davis, seeks a … Scholarly Communications Officer to serve as program lead, who understands the challenges facing the traditional system of scholarly publication and associated systems of academic credit and quality assessment. The incumbent teaches and conducts research in the arena of scholarly communications, and guides the Scholarly Communications Program within a complex research university environment…”
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Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.