Job Bank 4/20/13

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Career Opportunities at Idaho State University; University of San Diego; University of Syracuse; Princeton University; and the University of Alaska Anchorage


Performs primary management and troubleshooting of the library’s licensed electronic resources, such as ebooks, ejournals and databases (e.g. EBSCOhost, LexisNexis, etc.). Provides general reference services, library instruction, and is a subject bibliographer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates trial, review, selection and acquisition of electronic resources and performs access, maintenance and troubleshooting duties for library’s electronic resources. 
  • Participates in initial license review for electronic resources. Determines permissible use parameters and makes recommendations on license acceptance. 
  • Ensures access to electronic resources using ExLibris suite of products, including link resolver, A-Z list, and Integrated Library System. 
  • Gathers, maintains and reports key metrics (including usage, cost comparison, etc.) for quarterly and periodic reports. 
  • Works collaboratively with library systems department staff to establish and maintain access to electronic resources by all authorized means, including by proxy server. 
  • Maintains effective relations with the providers of the library’s electronic resources. 
  • Identifies emerging trends, technologies and best practices in electronic resources management that have the potential for new and improved library services. 
  • Participates in reference desk duty. Assists faculty, students, staff and other users on a one-on-one basis by answering specific information requests, offering research assistance, and guiding users in the effective use of a broad range of information resources found in the library. Some evenings and weekend hours are required. 
  • Serves as a member of the library’s Database Evaluation and Selection Committee (DESC). 
  • Serves as a bibliographer to designated academic departments and oversees the selection of materials in assigned subject areas. Assists in collection development and evaluation; monitors pertinent portions of the acquisitions budget; works to develop and maintain good relations with faculty members. 
  • Participates in professional activities, including university and library committees and task forces, and attends professional meetings. 
  • Participates in the library’s instruction program. 
  • Performs other responsibilities and duties as assigned by supervisor and the University Librarian…

Posting Date: 04-17-2013

Closing Date: Open Until Filled…

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit a cover letter, which describes how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications; current resume with education and experience; and contact information for three professional references.

Review of applications will begin upon receipt; priority consideration will be given for those applications received by May 17, 2013; applications received after this date may be considered if the position is not filled from the finalist pool; search will continue until position is filled…

Regina Koury, Head of Collection Management, Eli M. Oboler Library, Idaho State University, 850 S. 9th Avenue, Stop 8089
Pocatello, ID 83209 (208) 282-4582

The University of San Diego’s Copley Library seeks an …  individual for a new library faculty position as Digital Initiatives Librarian. The successful candidate will be responsible for exploring, building, implementing, assessing, and supporting the Library’s digital projects, institutional repository and scholarly communication initiatives. Experience with digitization and preservation efforts and understanding of emerging trends in these areas are essential.

Detailed Description

Reporting to the University Librarian and working under the direction of the University Archivist/Special Collections Librarian, the Digital Initiatives Librarian is responsible for assisting librarians and faculty with digital projects and developing and managing the University’s institutional repository based in Copley Library. He/she plans services and standards for digital projects and repository projects and prepares related workflow, long-term preservation and perpetual access documentation and procedures. The Digital Initiatives Librarian serves as the primary advocate for support of sustainable scholarly communication presented and preserved in the institutional repository. The Digital Initiatives Librarian is expected to support locally created online journals, conference proceedings, electronic theses and dissertations, undergraduate literary journals, scientific data sets, born-digital documents, and other similar content. He/she works closely with the library faculty and teaching faculty to identify and to advise on issues related to intellectual property and open access of scholarly output at the University. He/she is responsible for devising, implementing, and leading outreach activities regarding promoting digital projects, the institutional repository and scholarly communication on campus. The Digital Initiatives Librarian must have the ability to work independently and as a team member to solve problems. A strong commitment to service and user access to information is essential. This position serves as a liaison to one academic department. This is a 12-month tenure-track library faculty position…

Formal review of applications will begin May 23, 2013, and continues until the position is filled. The planned start date is July 1, 2013.

How To Apply
To apply, go to and follow these steps:

1) Click on the link for current faculty openings.
2) Click on the link for IRC 10585.
3) Click Apply Now and register as an applicant.
4) Please upload the following documents (please do not send any additional materials). If you have difficulty uploading any documents, please contact Human Resources at (619) 260-6806 or (619) 260-2725 and reference job posting IRC 10585.

a) Letter of application
b) Resume
c) Names, addresses and telephone numbers of five professional references.

Job Description:
The Copyright Librarian/Adviser is the University Library’s chief resource and consultant on issues that span copyright, information policy, and University Library services and initiatives. The Copyright Librarian/Adviser develops the University Library’s copyright policies and coordinates their application to the University Library’s mission and its educational, research, pedagogical, and scholarly communication activities. The Copyright Librarian/Adviser’s responsibilities include reviewing, creating, implementing and discharging Library policy for all current and contemplated services; educating the University community and Library staff about copyright through Web-based information, publications, and training; monitoring, reporting and explaining legislative and international copyright and information policy developments that affect the Library and its services, programs or mission; and advising the University on copyright policy development affecting the academic programs of the University.

Juris doctor or equivalent degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association

Job Specific Qualifications:
Required qualifications;

  • Demonstrated knowledge of copyright and scholarly communication issues within higher education
  • Demonstrated experience in legal writing and drafting…

Application Instructions:
Cover letter, Resume and the names of three professional references (along with contact information) must be attached to the application.

Job Posting Date: 04/18/2013; Application Deadline: 05/31/2013; Online App. Form:

The Digital Archivist will work at the Princeton University Library’s Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library, a unit of the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. This library houses the Princeton University Archives (current holdings of approximately 15,000 cubic feet) as well as a major collection of 20th-century public policy papers (current holdings of approximately 20,000 cubic feet)…

Major Responsibilities

Reporting to the Assistant University Archivist for Technical Services, the Digital Archivist is dedicated to the processing, description, and preservation of University records in both digital and analog form. The Digital Archivist’s primary focus will be to participate in the continued development and evolution of an electronic records program at the Mudd Manuscript Library. This work will include developing, implementing, and executing processes enabling effective acquisition, appraisal, ingest, description, preservation, access to and security of born-digital and hybrid archival collections acquired by the University Archives. The archivist will be expected to remain current with emerging standards and professional best practices and be able to manage complex projects.

The Digital Archivist will be integrated into the functions of the Library and the Mudd Library Technical Services Unit. The position will participate in the archival processing, accessioning, and reference programs of the Mudd Manuscript Library and contribute to work relating to development and evaluation of infrastructure for digital archives, access systems and tools, digitization, and related technical issues. This position also works with a variety of stakeholders, including archivists and librarians, developers, IT staff, and donors, and will supervise the work of student assistants.

Nominations and Applications

Review of applications will begin June 1 and will continue until the position is filled. Nominations and applications (cover letter, resume and the names, titles, addresses and phone numbers of three references) will be accepted only from the Jobs at Princeton website:

The Consortium Library at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) is recruiting for an Engineering Liaison/Instruction and Reference Librarian with a strong commitment to information literacy instruction, user education services, and assessment. Reporting to the Head of the Instruction and Research Services Department, this librarian should be highly productive, innovative, and technologically adept, as well as committed to the goals for the Library’s instruction program, including embedding information literacy across the university’s curriculum, developing online learning objects, and integrating new technologies and e-pedagogy.

Teaching and Liaison Responsibilities

The Instruction and Reference/Engineering Liaison Librarian will provide instruction, reference, collection development, and outreach liaison activities to UAA’s School of Engineering, including Geomatics, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), and the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program. Outreach is a significant component of this position, and the successful candidate will be expected to coordinate the Library’s involvement in orientation activities for incoming and prospective students.

Teaching responsibilities include actively promoting, developing, and delivering face-to-face and distance instruction in various formats. The nine faculty librarians in the Library’s Instruction and Research Services Department teach library research classes and workshops for their respective liaison programs, and provide instruction for General Education Requirement (GER) and developmental courses (e.g., introduction to composition, college survival skills, preparatory English). This position will participate in a teaching rotation for LS 101, an online one-credit introduction to library research course. Research instruction is also provided at the reference desk for students, staff, faculty, and members of the public in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities, along with in-depth research consultations for liaison areas. Hours for instruction and research services will include days, nights, and weekends.

Liaison collection development activities will include collaborating with the Collection Development Department and other subject liaisons to build digital and print collections in support of teaching, learning, and research. Liaison responsibilities include selecting materials, with special emphasis on identifying electronic resources for engineering, as well as reviewing and weeding collections.

As a member of the faculty, the Engineering Librarian is expected to participate in professional organizations, faculty meetings and governance, and continual learning/professional development opportunities. The successful candidate will have excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, a strong commitment to quality customer service, and be expected to meet all of the Library faculty requirements for tenure and promotion.




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