Job Bank 5/19/12

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Career opportunities at Eastern Illinois University; Furman University; Florida Institute of Technology; Coastal Carolina; University of Colorado – Denver; Ohio Wesleyan University; and the University of North Texas

Head of Library Technology Services – Eastern Illinois University

Booth Library

Eastern Illinois University’s Booth Library is seeking a Head of Library Technology Services.  This position is a 12-month faculty appointment and will be tenure-track or non-tenure-track depending on qualifications.

Reporting to the Dean of Library Services, the individual will manage the Library Technology Services department, which consists of two IT staff, four public services staff, and student help.  Job duties include managing and developing technology resources and applications, supervising staff, scripting and programming for internally developed projects, coordinating the operation of a technology service desk, serving as a liaison to campus technology committees, and other duties as assigned, which may include some service at the reference desk…

Starting date: September 1, 2012, negotiable.  Review of applications begins July 2, 2012, and continues until campus interviews are scheduled.  Salary is negotiable dependent on qualifications, with a minimum annual salary of $57,540 for appointment as a tenure-track assistant professor.

Send letter of application, to include links to publicly accessible web projects, and current resume (with names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references) to: Peggy Manley at (preferred); or to Dr. Allen Lanham, Dean of Library Services, Booth Library, Eastern Illinois University, 600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, IL 61920-3099; or fax to 217-581-7534.

 Assistant Director for Discovery Services – Furman University

The James B. Duke Library at Furman University, seeks an … individual to lead its newly created Discovery Services division. This division works to enhance patron resource discovery and create, enrich and curate digital collections used for instruction and research. The successful candidate will demonstrate both collaborative leadership and technical skills to provide direction for the library’s web presence, discovery tools and management of digital assets.

 The newly created Discovery Services Division consists of Web Services and Emerging Technology, The DigiCenter, Cataloging/Metadata, and Systems.

 Job Summary:

 The Assistant Director for Discovery Services guides the division through planning and implementation of new technology and discovery-related services and through management and support of legacy technologies. The AD ensures the quality and reliable delivery of library technology systems and services to the university community. This position works with librarians, faculty and staff in the creation and implementation of discovery strategies that support the university’s teaching and learning mission and its commitment to academic excellence. The AD reports to the Director of Libraries and serves as a member of the Library Leadership Council with the Assistant Directors for Collection Services and Outreach Services…

Application Deadline

Review of applications begins immediately and will conclude on July 16, 2012.

Planned Starting Date: January 2, 2013


Review of applications begins immediately and will conclude on July 16, 2012. Please submit a cover letter, a resume/cv and the names, addresses (including e-mail) and phone numbers of three references to For additional information contact Janis Bandelin, Director of Libraries,, 864-294-2191. Furman University is an equal-opportunity employer.

Evans Library

Director, Research Collection – Florida Institute of Technology

Florida Institute of Technology’s Evans Library ( invites applications for the new position of Director of the Research Collection. Experienced professionals are encouraged to apply for this full-time faculty position that reports to the Dean of Libraries and is a part of the Library Leadership Team.

This position was established to integrate, organize, and manage all Library scholarly information resources as a single dynamic collection. Comprised of databases, print, electronic, microform, and on-demand-delivery books, periodicals, and government resources, the collection has been developed to mirror the research interests and information needs of the entire university community. Together, the Library’s Directors of Administration, Research Systems, Research Services, Research Instruction, and Research Collection assure that on-campus and online students and faculty have just-in-time access to needed resources…

How to Apply:

Applications received by May 28, 2012 will be given first consideration. Send cover letter, résumé, and the names and contact information for at least three references to:

Angela Taylor
Director of Administration, Florida Institute of Technology
Evans Library, 150 W. University Blvd., Melbourne, FL 32901

Coordinator of Library Instruction – Coastal Carolina University

Kimbel Library at Coastal Carolina University seeks a … librarian to coordinate its developing information literacy program. This is a 12-month faculty position at assistant or associate level reporting to the Dean of Library Services. Tentative start date is August 16, 2012.

The Coordinator of Library Instruction is responsible for all aspects of Kimbel Library’s information literacy program. Providing leadership and vision, the coordinator works with information literacy librarians and faculty to integrate information literacy into the curriculum. The coordinator is responsible for developing new opportunities for library instruction by working collegially with faculty in all disciplines. The coordinator will oversee course-related instruction, credit-bearing courses and other venues for library instruction. The Coordinator of Library Instruction will supervise information literacy librarians and work closely with the Coordinator of Reference Services to balance workload and scheduling.

The coordinator will teach in course-related instruction sessions, credit-bearing courses, and will organize and participate in other venues to promote information literacy across campus. The coordinator will be responsible for collecting and analyzing data, assessing student learning outcomes, evaluating effectiveness of the information literacy program and reporting analyses. The coordinator will act as liaison to the first-year experience and to the English department to ensure that information literacy is integrated into the first-year courses as well as acting as a liaison to English for collection management. The coordinator may participate in reference staffing as needed. May work evenings and weekends; flexible schedule is required…

Candidates should submit electronically a letter of application, a current CV, copies of transcripts; and names and addresses, postal and email, of three current references at: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Official transcripts for required degrees must be received prior to any offer of employment.

Head of Electronic Access and Cataloging Services Campus – University of Colorado, Downtown Campus in Denver

The Auraria Library seeks a Head of Electronic Access and Cataloging Services who will contribute to the customer service oriented and team-based environment. In partnership with colleagues in Collection Development and Acquisitions, this position has primary leadership responsibility for recommending, consulting, implementing, and maintaining the access and discovery strategies for Auraria Library’s collections. The successful candidate oversees content management, cataloging, and metadata of the Library’s print and online books, serials, videos, electronic collections, packages, databases, etc. Since nearly 70% of the Library’s $3.0M learning materials budget is dedicated to electronic resources, this position will develop a successful strategy to expand online content discovery and delivery, as well as maintaining existing physical collections. Reporting to the Associate Director of Technical Services, this position will manage day-to-day operations and implement special projects by working with Library colleagues within and beyond the Technical Services Division…

Applicants are only accepted online at, refer to job posting #816941. Applicants should provide the following:

  • A letter of application detailing how your education, background and experience relate to the required and preferred qualifications
  • A current vita
  • Three professional references and their contact information

Although this position is open until filled, full consideration will be given to applications received by June 01, 2012.

Serials and Government Documents Manager – Ohio Wesleyan University

Ohio Wesleyan University invites applicants for a Serials and Government Documents Manager.

Ohio Wesleyan University is a selective, private, undergraduate liberal arts, residential institution founded in 1842 and is located just 20 miles north of Columbus.

Reporting to the Head of Collection Services, the Serials and Government Documents Manager has responsibility for managing print and microfilm subscriptions, and assisting in the acquisition of electronic journals and journal databases, along with managing and processing government documents. Other major duties include copy cataloging and materials processing…

Interested candidates must submit the following:

1) Letter of interest (cover letter) with salary requirements, 2) resume, 3) The names, titles, & contact information for three professional references. Please e-mail all application materials to:

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. A priority review will begin on May 17, 2012. Ohio Wesleyan University offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes a generous retirement contribution, tuition remission, health insurance and a wonderful working environment.

Scholarly Communications Librarian – University of North Texas

The Scholarly Communications Librarian will lead the UNT Libraries’ outreach efforts to faculty in support of scholarly publication innovations and reforms, act as the Libraries’ chief resource on copyright compliance, and supervise activities related to Open Access efforts and other local content reproduction and dissemination functions. The UNT Libraries are committed to the advancement of scholarly communication, particularly through emerging digital initiatives in repositories, scholarship,and publishing; this commitment is manifesting in the creation of the new position of Scholarly Communication Librarian. The librarian exercises broad independent judgment and authority under the general direction of the Assistant Dean for Public Services, and with guidance from the Office of the Dean of Libraries. The librarian will serve on library and faculty committees and work groups. Duties may also include providing additional public services…


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