Career Opportunities at:
- University of Maryland
- Texas A&M at Commerce
- Virginia Union University
- Vanderbilt University
- Francis Marion University
- Enoch Pratt Free Library
Benefits: 22 Days Annual Leave, 15 Days of Sick Leave, 3 Days Personal Leave, 15 Paid Holidays, Tuition Remission, Health, Dental, Vision, and Prescription…
The University of Maryland (UMD) Libraries seeks a … Associate Dean for Collections to provide leadership for collection development, special collections and collection services supporting the teaching and research missions of the University.
Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, the Associate Dean for Collections is an active member of the Libraries senior administrative team. This position requires a substantial background in academic library collection development and related support services. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellent communication skills and a strategic vision for the future of academic library collections. The successful candidate will be an experienced and creative librarian with proven experience in developing library collections and innovative services that support the rapidly changing environment of the twenty-first century research university. The Associate Dean will collaborate across the Libraries, the University and consortial partners to inform the selection, acquisition, discovery and use of collections; will be knowledgeable about current and emerging library, publishing and scholarly information trends and practices; and will articulate a vision to leverage this knowledge in order to have a positive effect on the University.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Associate Dean for Collections provides leadership for, strategic planning, assessment and operations for library collections. The Associate Dean for Collections creates and implements policies and strategies for collection development and other collections services in collaboration with the Libraries administrative team, including acquisition, licensing, discovery, preservation, scholarly communications, access and storage of collections in all formats and media. The Associate Dean establishes relationships and works closely with library consortia, vendors and other partners to provide the University of Maryland with access to the highest quality research information in support of the Universitys curricular and research needs. The Associate Dean promotes use of the Libraries collections in all formats and media to the University of Maryland and the greater community of scholars…
APPLICATIONS: Electronic applications required. Please apply online at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/21852. You must be legally able to work in the United States; the University of Maryland Libraries will not sponsor individuals for employment. An application consists of a cover letter which includes the source of advertisement, a résumé, and names/e-mail addresses of three referees.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received and accepted until October 25, 2013.
Responsible for developing qualitative and quantitative methods of assessing the value and effectiveness of the Library’s collections.
Reviews and analyzes collection strengths and weaknesses in all subject areas. Establishes systems for ongoing review of the collection and determining proper space allocation needed to house the print collection. Provides statistical data or other reports for assessment studies. Uses appropriate technology for data analysis. Uses appropriate assessment tools to evaluate the collection. Maintains a weeding schedule to evaluate and weed library materials using existing collection development criteria. Participates in processing weeded materials for removal from the ILS. Creates assessment reports for academic program reviews, new academic program proposals, and program accreditations. Participates as a member of the Collection Development Committee. Serves as a faculty liaison to assigned departments. Contributes to the effective team management of all relevant problems, issues, and opportunities. Attends meetings, participates in special projects, and serves on committees relating to the library, the university, and the library profession…”
Virginia Union University is seeking to fill the position of Public Services/Acquisitions Librarian.
This position is a full-time, 12-month appointment with faculty status and responsibilities.
Knowledge/Skills and Abilities: The Public Services/Acquisition Librarian is responsible for purchasing and accepting donations of books and audiovisual materials to help support and maintain the collection of resources available to the library patrons. Books are ordered from major vendors and selected by both the university faculty and librarians to supplement the content of the major course areas. The selected candidate must also teach bibliographic instruction classes to help students better understand how to use the library’s resources; provide reference services and research assistance to students, faculty and community at the public service desks, and serve as the library liaison to selected academic departments…
Salary: Salary will be commensurate with educational background and experience. A competitive benefits package may be offered.
Application Process: For qualified applicants, the application packet should contain a letter of interest, résumé or curriculum vitae, a philosophy of library services statement, a copy of graduate transcripts, and a list of three professional references along with contact information.
Mail completed package to the following address: Office of Human Resources, Acquisitions Librarian Search Committee, Virginia Union University, 1500 North Lombardy Street, Richmond, VA 23220. Application packets may also be e-mailed to Resumes@vuu.edu.
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interviews may occur throughout the application period.
The Head of Access Services provides leadership and management for service desks, access and delivery services across the Heard library system. This includes helping to establish and implement consistent user-friendly policies for access and use policies, circulation, reserves, incumbent will supervise the operations of 8 discrete service desks, establish and evaluate goals and service level expectations across the system. This position will report to the Associate Dean of Libraries.
Key Functions and Expected Performances:
This position is also responsible for the managing the public service desk, circulation and stack maintenance operations of the one of the campus libraries. This includes supervision of 1 full-time staff and hiring, training and supervision of a cadre of part-time student workers. This position entails constant interaction with patrons and library staff, and the ability to understand and interpret library policies to both patrons and staff. This position also participates in system-wide policy development and implementation for access services and service desk training.
The Rogers Library at Francis Marion University is seeking a full-time librarian to participate in the delivery of library services to its users. This is a tenure-eligible faculty position at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date is November 15, 2013.
The successful candidate for this position will work under the general direction of the Dean of the Library and depending upon qualifications, knowledge, skills, and experience, will be assigned to one of two areas: either as a reference librarian to provide reference assistance and instruction to patrons; or as a user access librarian, who will oversee circulation services and related activities. Applications from candidates with an interest in either or both areas (reference and circulation management) are encouraged…
Qualifications: Minimum two years of experience working in an academic library. ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science. Interest in and willingness to meet the criteria of, and to participate in the University’s peer review processes for advancement in rank.
Application Materials: 1) Letter of interest (referencing Position Number 13-61); 2) completed FMU Faculty application; 3) resume; 4) copies of all transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate); and 5) the names, addresses (both mail and email), and telephone numbers of three references.
Review of applications will begin on September 25th and will continue until the position is filled.
Salary: $56,000 to $68,500
Under the direction of the Chief, Information Access Division, the manager of the Collection Management Department is respo
nsible for oversight of a department with several units, including selection, acquisitions, cataloging, government documents, serials, and technical services functions (processing, bindery and preservation). Also, manages the selection and purchasing of electronic databases for the Library and Sailor, Maryland’s Public Information Network, a technological initiative of the State Library Resource Center.
Summary of Duties
- Manages a staff of thirty through four unit supervisors; Provides direction for the Library’s collection development activities including selection, weeding, and policy creation; Works cooperatively with Central Library department staff and Branch Managers to maintain a collection of 2.3 million volumes in 22 locations and 2 bookmobiles, including print, audio-visual and electronic products. Also, maintains strong working relationships with key staff in Institutional Advancement, Programming, Systems, WEB, and Resource Delivery (Circulation, ILL, Stacks and Shelving).
- Develops and monitors a complex annual materials budget, including city and state allocations, grants, endowment and gift funds; Negotiates contracts for electronic resources, subscription services and outsourcing of technical services functions; Supervises contractual Book Conservator for preservation activities.
- Manages two major initiatives of the Maryland State Library Resource Center: (1) selection of online databases for the Sailor network; and (2) oversight of Maryland State Publications Depository and Distribution Program.
- Participates in departmental planning and goal setting in support of the Library’s strategic plan; Participates in the division’s support of the State Library Resource Center’s annual plans and Pratt’s Strategic Information Technology Plan; Participates in local, regional, and national professional activities…
To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com with CMD Manager-IAD-Your Last Name clearly indicated in the subject line. Example: CMD Manager-IAD-Jones (Please pay close attention to the email address when applying as the email address is unique for each posting.)
Deadline: Friday, October 25, 2013…”
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