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job_opportunities - www.scu.eduCareer Opportunities at: University of Arizona; Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis; Westfield State University; Smith College; Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo; University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Wistar Museum Collection

The University of Arizona is seeking a Director of the Phoenix Biomedical Campus (PBC) Library to provide transformational leadership in support of health science programs from The University of Arizona (medicine, pharmacy, public health, nursing), Northern Arizona University (NAU) College of Health and Human Services (physician assistant, occupational therapy and physical therapy), and other educational, clinical and research programs of the Phoenix Biomedical Campus…

Duties include library faculty development, active participation in and support of the development and implementation of the College of Medicine – Phoenix and NAU’s College of Health and Human Services program curricula, and the deployment of specialized curricula in key areas including biomedical informatics, scholarly activity and personalized medicine. The director will also be responsible for designing and implementing information and instructional services, supervising the day-to-day operations of the PBC Library and developing and maintaining productive interlibrary collaborations with regional libraries and organizations.

The Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) University Library ( seeks candidates … to serve as a Digital User Experience Librarian. We’re looking for an innovative and talented user experience professional to design engaging interfaces and who has a vested interest in improving the library’s web experience for its users. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Collections and Information Access and includes supervision of one library assistant.

In addition this librarian will serve as liaison to an appropriate academic department or school. Liaisons are responsible for developing the library’s collection of discipline-related materials, and providing research assistance and instruction to students, faculty, and staff in the liaison’s areas of responsibility…

Minimum salary is $43,000 with funding for professional development and travel. Benefits include 22 days’ vacation, 9 paid holidays, health/dental insurance options, and retirement contributions of 10% to either TIAA-CREF or Fidelity plans. A start-up package includes $10,000 for moving and additional professional development expenses.

Deadline for applications is Sept. 2, 2013. The position is available January 2, 2014. Please forward a resume, contact information for four references (include name, title, street address, telephone number, and email address) and a letter of application outlining the strengths you will bring to the position and discussing your ability to contribute to student success at IUPUI. Submit application materials electronically to Teresa McCurry at the following email address:

Westfield State University seeks an … Digital Resources and Collection Development Librarian to join our team of librarians and staff members to serve the Westfield State University community. This is a 12-month, tenure-track position reporting to the library director…

The Digital Resources and Collection Development Librarian coordinates work related to the assessment and selection of digital and non-digital resources; assists in the creation and implementation of collection development policies and procedures; collects data and reports on use of the collections; tracks vendor contracts and licenses; gathers data and consults with librarians and faculty members to assess information needs; works with the systems and digital services librarian on setting up access to resources; helps promote resources to the campus community; recommends budget allocation needs to the library director; works closely with acquisitions staff; assesses prospective resources, including arranging for database trials; acts as subject specialist for assigned subject areas; and actively participates in the library’s reference and instruction programs.

The position includes one evening shift per week, and several weekend shifts per semester on a rotating basis.  Also, some early morning and evening shifts may be necessary to support the Information Instruction program.

Smith College seeks a … leader to transform Smith’s extraordinary special collections into a vibrant, widely accessible and renowned repository for the 21st century.

The Director of Special Collections will unify the Sophia Smith Collection (women’s history), the College Archives and the Mortimer Rare Book Room by creating a shared vision and fostering a collaborative work environment with 11 highly knowledgeable and committed staff.
The Director’s primary responsibilities are to:
• lead, manage and develop services and collections that document the history of women, the college and the book
• sustain, preserve and expand collections in key strategic areas
• develop and manage a digital program that increases and enhances discovery, access, preservation and delivery of the collections and services
• work closely with faculty and instructional librarians to teach research methods for and provide hands-on experience with primary sources
• extend and expand Special Collections’ resource base through alumni and donor cultivation and external funding
• collaborate with library leadership, staff, faculty, the campus, the Five Colleges and outside organizations…

Review of applications will begin on July15, 2013. To be considered for this position and to review a full position description, apply on-line at

CalPoly logo - www.calpoly.eduUnder general direction of the Associate University Librarian, the Head of Access Services has full supervisory responsibilities for the daily operations of the Access Services department and the library’s technology check out desk, the Poly Connect Lab. This position is responsible and accountable for: supervision, motivation, direction of department staff and student assistants; fostering a customer service ethic in an high volume, fast paced environment; establishing work schedules to ensure coverage for day, evening and night shifts; managing the department budget; gathering and working with library management to analyze statistical reports and department metrics; developing strategies and implementation plans; setting goals and objectives in consultation with the Associate University Librarian; establishing standards and service levels; and recommending, developing, and implementing new department policies.

Located in beautiful San Luis Obispo, California, Cal Poly is a nationally ranked comprehensive public university with more than 18,000 undergraduates and approximately 1000 graduate students. Cal Poly fosters teaching, scholarship, and service in a learn-by-doing environment where students and faculty are partners in discovery….

Apply now on the Cal Poly Jobs web site. Requisition number: 102967

Applicants are encouraged to submit materials by August 22, 2013 for full consideration.

This position is located within the Libraries’ Division of Research and Education. In support of the University Libraries’ mission and shared values, the Research and Education Division fosters collaborations that contribute to our users’ academic success, research, and lifelong learning…

The Head of Educational Initiatives coordinates and informs the efforts of liaison librarians as they find systematic ways to contribute to campus initiatives related to student learning. The successful candidate will apply theory and identify best practices from the scholarship of teaching and learning to create new programs and to work with liaisons to integrate information literacy learning outcomes into the undergraduate curriculum in a coherent way. The incumbent will initiate and maintain campus collaborations, coordinate professional development programs for liaison librarians and teaching faculty, and manage assigned faculty and staff members…

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. The review of materials will begin September 1, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. Materials should be addressed to the Head, Educational Initiatives Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or

The Wistar Institute, an independent non profit biomedical research institute located adjacent to the University of Pennsylvania’s campus in Philadelphia, was founded in 1892 as the first institution of its kind devoted to biomedical research and training and is recognized today as an international leader in basic biomedical research, most especially in areas related to cancer.

We are currently seeking a Director of Library Services/Curator of the Wistar Museum Collection who is responsible for the day-to-day operation, long-term planning, policies, and maintenance of the Wistar Scientific Publications Pipeline, Library, Archives, and Wistar Museum Collection…

Education:  Master’s degree in Library Science preferred.

Experience Preferred:  Five years  experience as director of a small medical or scientific library or as department head in a large academic medical or scientific library.  Experience in public relations, fundraising, and display design.

Specific Knowledge, Skills, or other Qualifications:  Computer literacy and familiarity with computer applications.  Archival coursework or experience, rare books and manuscripts experience, museum or professional display production experience helpful.  Familiarity with database services including PubMed and NIH Publications Access Policy…

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