Career Opportunities at UNC Wilmington; Warren Wilson College; Virginia Commonwealth University

 Digital Program and Data Management Librarian/LecturerUNC Wilmington

The William Madison Randall Library at The University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) invites applications for the Digital Program and Data Management Librarian position. UNCW is a member institution of the University of North Carolina, a multi-campus university composed of all 17of North Carolina’s public institutions. UNCW is nationally recognized for its marine sciences teaching and research programs, and for its strengths in arts and sciences, business, education, and nursing.  The University is situated on a beautiful arboretum campus located in an historic port city within five miles of the Atlantic Ocean and currently enrolls approximately 13,000 students….

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Digital program development, data management, training and development, and general library faculty responsibilities constitute the core portfolio…

Training and Development: Trains and works directly with Library staff to help make them more effective content contributors.

General Library faculty responsibilities: As a member of the Library’s Systems team, s/he serves on Library and University committees and engages in research assistance, including weekday, evening and weekend shifts at the Learning Commons Help Desk, providing individual research assistance in person, by phone, email and chat. This librarian also contributes to planning, implementing and assessing services; and produces creative and scholarly contributions to librarianship. Reports to the Associate University Librarian for Information Technology and Systems…

SALARY & BENEFITS: Salary commensurate with labor market for this position.  11-month contract with faculty status (lecturer, non‑tenure track).  Generous benefits package, including 22 days of vacation.  To apply, please complete the online application process available on the Web at Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are preferred. For questions regarding the online application process, contact Jennifer Corder at (910) 962-3270. Review of applications will begin August 6, 2012. Position is available October 1, 2012 (start date negotiable).

Acquisitions & Emerging Technologies Librarian – Warren Wilson College

Position:  Acquisitions & Emerging Technologies Librarian. This is a full-time, continuing faculty position in an extended contract system and begins January 1, 2013.

Position Summary:  The Acquisitions & Emerging Technologies Librarian is responsible for the acquisition of print books and audiovisual materials and for providing a variety of technology services.


·         Acquisitions

  1. Manages and executes all aspects of the acquisition process for audiovisual resources and print books, including the supervision of student workers;
  2. In collaboration with the Electronic Resources Librarian, develops the librarys eBook collection;
  3. Investigates and implements processes for efficient online collection development and acquisitions.

·         Technology Services

  1. In collaboration with the Electronic Resources Librarian, investigates and implements emerging technologies to improve access to the librarys programs, services, and collections;
  2. Identifies, evaluates, and implements applicable technologies that support student and faculty research and extend the librarys online presence;
  3. Provides training and continual incorporation of emerging technologies in library services and operations as appropriate;
  4. Identifies, evaluates, and implements technologies and features that are applicable in a mobile environment;
  5. In collaboration with the Electronic Resources Librarian manages the librarys web site;
  6. Designs and delivers support for library-related instructional technology to faculty and students…

Application Procedure:  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, official graduate transcript(s), and three letters of recommendation via email to  Electronic submissions are required. Applications must be received by August 16, 2012.

 Arts Collection Librarian – Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries

Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries seeks faculty candidates for developing, assessing, managing, and promoting the use of collections in all formats in the arts and related subjects.  Position reports to Head, Collection Management. ALA-accredited graduate degree or accredited graduate degree in art history or the visual arts required.


Reporting to the Head of the Collection Management Department, the Arts Collection Librarian assumes a leadership role in developing, assessing, managing, and promoting the use of collections in all formats in the arts. Works closely with other members of the Collection Management Team, a cross-campus group of librarians with collection responsibilities for a $9.7 million acquisitions budget, to develop policy and procedures to sustain and foster excellent teaching and research collections. Subject responsibilities include art education, art history, communication arts and communication design, craft/material studies, dance and choreography, fashion design and merchandising, interior design, kinetic imaging, painting and printmaking, photography and film, sculpture, theater, and related disciplines. The librarian uses appropriate qualitative and quantitative techniques to analyze and develop collections and to measure them against peer institutions. Cultivates strong relationships with the faculty to support their teaching and research missions and to keep them informed of collections appropriate to their work. The position includes opportunities to participate in state and regional initiatives for developing electronic resources and digital collections. The Arts Collection Librarian is expected to be active professionally and to contribute to developments in the field. Faculty with the VCU Libraries are evaluated, and promoted, on the basis of job performance, scholarship, and professional development and service…

Salary commensurate with experience, not less than $45,000. Review of applications will begin August 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Preferred qualifications, application procedures and other information are available in the complete position description at

For full consideration, applications must be received prior to August 15. Submit cover letter, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to:

Pamela H. Fraga
Assistant to the University Librarian
VCU Libraries, Virginia Commonwealth University
901 Park Avenue, PO Box 842033, Richmond, VA 23284-2033

Acquisitions & Emerging Technologies Librarian – Adams State University

The Adams State University’s Nielsen Library is currently seeking applicants for an Acquisitions &
Emerging Technologies Librarian. This position is responsible for the acquisition of print and audiovisual
materials and for the identification, evaluation, and implementation of current and emerging
technologies for the delivery of library services. This position also provides reference assistance, subject
expertise in an academic area, and serves on library and campus committees. The Acquisitions &
Emerging Technologies Librarian supervises work study students and may supervise other hourly
employees on a periodic basis. This position reports to the Library Director….

Salary: $36,500 per year.  Benefits: medical and dental benefits, vacation and sick leave.

Further information:
Adams State University is a state‐supported institution that offers both undergraduate and graduate
programs. Located in Alamosa in the San Luis Valley of south‐central Colorado, approximately 4 hours
from Denver and 2.5 hours from Santa Fe, Adams State is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution
and as a regional education provider. Addition information about the university can be found at Information about Alamosa can be found at

Applications:  Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, graduate transcripts, and three references.
Electronic applications are acceptable. Official transcripts will be required prior to campus interviews.
Application deadline is September 1, 2012.

Send all materials to:
Mary Walsh
Nielsen Library
Adams State University
Alamosa, Colorado, 81101

 Digital Initiatives Librarian – Worcester Polytechnic Institute

The WPI Gordon Library invites applications for those librarians who are looking for an opportunity to help build a repository from the ground up within a … team-oriented environment…   The librarian in this position will share responsibility for not only setting up the metadata and records structures within the repository, but will work with other librarians to explore new ways of publishing and providing open access materials to faculty and students.  In addition, the librarian will build awareness about and deliver scholarly communications instruction within the WPI community, incorporating appropriate technologies, skills, innovations, and collaborations as needed…

In collaboration with librarians, faculty, and administrators, the person in this position will improve access to currently fragmented digital collections such as digitized Theses, Dissertations, Project Reports, and Special Collections. The Digital Initiatives Librarian will develop and implement a forward-looking plan for WPI to archive digitized and born-digital materials collected by the library, including coordination of details such as researcher IDs, access to datasets, and management of metadata schemes. Responsibilities will include conceptual development, planning, and execution of current and future digital library projects in support of WPI’s teaching and research mission.

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