Career opportunities at: Duke; Louisville; Champlain College; Ohio University and Northwestern
“Under the general direction of the Head of Serials Cataloging and Electronic Serials Section, performs original and complex copy cataloging of print serials in all subjects and languages in which there is competence. Exercises considerable independent judgment in carrying out daily work activities… Salary dependent on qualifications and experience. Comprehensive benefits package includes 15 days vacation, 13 holidays, 12 days sick leave; health, dental, disability and life insurance; retirement plan options; and educational assistance and tuition grants… Send cover letter, detailed resume and the names, addresses (mailing and e-mail), and telephone numbers of three references to: Teresa Tillman, Library Human Resources, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include SERIALS in the subject line. Review of applications will begin in Mid-March and will continue until the position is filled.”
“The University of Louisville (UofL) Libraries invites applications … for the newly-created position of User Experience (UX)/Assessment Librarian. This individual will play a key role in helping the libraries achieve its 2020 strategic vision of becoming a nationally-recognized model of user-focused, research library services… Nominations are sought and welcome. Applications should be submitted electronically to UofL’s Human Resources office at http://louisville.edu/hr/employment/applicants (Job ID #28038). Attach a single file to the online application that includes a current curriculum vitae, a
letter of interest detailing your relevant experience, strengths and accomplishments, and the contact information for three references. The Search Committee will begin a confidential review of completed applications on April 15, 2012; the position is open until filled.”
“Champlain College seeks an… service-oriented Librarian to serve as an integral member of a team providing high quality academic library services in an innovative setting. This position will coordinate all aspects of the library’s … inquiry-based information literacy instruction program, including the expansion, promotion, and assessment of the Library’s instructional programs for on-campus and online students… The Assistant Director will provide high-level support to the Library Director by contributing vision and planning toward meeting the library’s strategic mission and goals; prepare reports, summaries, and analyses; and assist in preparing budget materials… To apply, submit a resume and a cover letter that describes your qualifications for this position, as well as your ability to work in and support an inclusive environment, by clicking the APPLY NOW button. The successful completion of a criminal background check is required as a condition of employment. Application deadline: April 16, 2012.”
“The Ohio University Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of eLearning Librarian. We seek a candidate who is comfortable in a changing environment; eager to engage stakeholders in a dynamic, fast-paced atmosphere; committed to working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds; and energized by an exciting future. The eLearning Librarian collaborates with library staff and faculty to assist and educate on the design, delivery, and assessment of information literacy in an online environment and represents the University Libraries to campus entities engaged with issues related to online learning… Please complete the online application (you will need to register) and be prepared to attach 3 separate documents – resume, cover letter and list of three professional references with current contact information for each. Position will remain open until filled; for full consideration, please apply by 4/22/12.” (Posting number: 2011355)
“Under the direction of the head of the Research and Information Services (RIS) Department, the Numeric and Geospatial Data Librarian oversees a unit within the RIS Department, which is responsible for the development and implementation of outreach, educational, and research support services to faculty, students and staff users of numeric and geospatial data; business and management collections and services; and government information… this newly conceived unit is charged with developing innovative, specialized services and collections that are connected by format and genre, to support these increasingly important areas of scholarly endeavor. Members of the unit will work in close alliance with other members of the RIS Department to develop and deliver both general and specialized research services and collections… Send letter of application, resume or vita, and names of three references to the attention of Roxanne Sellberg, Associate University Librarian for Administrative Services, by mail to Northwestern University Library, 1970 Campus Drive, Evanston IL 60208-2300 or electronically to email@example.com. First consideration for applications received by: 04/01/2012.”
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.