The Associate University Librarian, Collection Services directs the libraries operations in acquiring, licensing, organizing, and making available all collections and research resources for both of Concordia University’s campuses. The Collection Services division currently comprises 6 librarians and 30 support staff members in the areas of Bibliographic Access, Electronic Resources & Serials and Special Collections, spanning the functions of ordering, cataloguing and preservation of all materials for the collection (print, electronic, other media), as well as management of Millennium modules and SPECTRUM (Concordia’s research repository), and provision of access to a multitude of electronic resources.
The Bibliographic Access Librarian ensures that library users have rich and timely access to library materials. The incumbent performs original and complex derived cataloguing for all formats, including print, non-print, and electronic formats, and provides training and support for catalogue and metadata creation operations. Supports batch loading of library catalogue records, assists with standards and workflows for metadata creation for digital initiatives, monitors developing standards for cataloguing and metadata, and recommends and implements changes in local practices.
The University of Maryland Libraries is seeking an e-Research Librarian in the Post-Master’s Program. This is a two year position which will provide an opportunity for a new librarian to gain exposure to an academic library environment and exercise leadership in the development and implementation of policies and practices relating to e-Research, a new area of engagement for the Libraries. The incumbent will help define a completely new role for librarians, which will allow them to become more closely integrated into the educational and research process at the University of Maryland.