Job Bank 9/17/13

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job_openings - www.midsouthcc.eduCareer Opportunities :

  • UNC- Greensboro
  • University of Vermont
  • New York University, Shanghai, China
  • Raritan Valley Community College
  • Suffolk County Community College
  • and the University of Pikeville, Kentucky

The University Libraries of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro invite applications for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian. We are seeking a dynamic, user focused, collaborative and creative individual to serve as Electronic Resources Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Acquisitions, this position provides leadership in all aspects of the life cycle of electronic resources such as managing the purchasing, licensing/negotiation, assessment, and support of ongoing access to electronic information resources acquired by the University Libraries. This is a twelve-month tenure-track faculty position. Demonstrated professional achievement, service, and scholarly/creative activity are required for reappointment and tenure.

The position is responsible for managing the lifecycle of licensed electronic resources. These responsibilities include:

  • Establishing resource trials and acquiring pricing information
  • Assisting with license interpretation and the recording of terms
  • Maintenance of accurate, timely holdings data in the library’s knowledge bases, proxy server and other systems
  • Testing e-resources access points
  • Troubleshooting patron connection issues
  • Collection and analysis of usage statistics
  • Renewal / cancellation activities
  • Serve as a member of the Carolina Consortium (an electronic resources purchasing consortium comprised of 147 community colleges, public universities, and private institutions of higher learning within North Carolina and South Carolina)…

Applicants should submit their vita with a letter explaining their interest in the position, which needs to include a description of their approach to the responsibilities of the position and include information regarding their background and qualifications for this position and the names and contact information for three professional references.

Expected Hire Date: 12/1/2013…”

Univ vermont - forensics.cornell.eduThe University of Vermont Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative and dynamic candidate to lead the acquisitions processes at UVM libraries.  Working collaboratively with key staff members this position will coordinate thee-resource lifecycle, oversee the library’s electronic resource management (ERM)system, and collaborate with university colleagues to coordinate licenserevision and budget administration. As a vital member of the Collection Management Services Unit the successful candidate will work closely with the Director of Collection Management Services (direct report) to manage, monitor, and analyze library budgets and funds. This position also works closely with the Collection Development Librarians at Bailey-Howe and the Dana Medical Library to foster a culture of collaboration, communication and assessment.

All applications must be submitted online, through

Applicants with inquiries may contact the Search Committee Chair, Associate Professor Jeanene Light at Review of applications will begin October 1 and continue until the position is filled; anticipated start date is January 6, 2014.

New York University is seeking a Library Director for its newest portal campus, NYU Shanghai.  NYU Shanghai is the first Sino-US higher education joint venture to grant a degree that is accredited in the US as well as in China. A research university with liberal arts and sciences at its core, it resides in one of the world’s great cities that is also a vibrant intellectual community. NYU Shanghai will recruit scholars who are committed to our global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research…

he Library of NYU Shanghai will deliver and coordinate a wide range of academic services that support the teaching, learning and research of NYU Shanghai’s faculty and students.  Drawing on the resources and infrastructure of the libraries at NYU New York, the NYU Shanghai library provides an opportunity to create a forward-looking 21st century library program and facility to serve a culturally diverse and academically talented population.  NYU Shanghai opened in September 2013 with a class of 300 freshman and 150 visiting students, and is expected to grow over eight years to a target undergraduate student population of 2400 along with selected graduate programs…


Excellent benefits include vacation package, relocation assistance and a generous retirement package. Salary commensurate with experience.

To ensure consideration, send resume and letter of application, including the name, address, and telephone number of three references to: Enrique Yanez, Director of Human Resources, New York University Libraries, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012 or via email to  Resumes will be considered until the position is filled.

The Director of Library Services provides the overall leadership and management for quality library services to students, faculty, staff and community patrons of the Evelyn Field Library at Raritan Valley Community College. The Director is responsible for acquisition, maintenance of library materials, the day to day operations, budgeting, reference, interlibrary loan, circulation, technology, technical services and staffing. The incumbent has oversight of the instruction for students on research, the evaluation of information sources and the expansion of awareness of library resources…

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Responsible for the development, planning and implementation of the goals and objectives for the continuous improvement of library resources for all library patrons.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the collection. Sets policy that maintains a current, vital collection by reviewing and reporting the use of all library resources, including databases, electronic books, reserves and special collections.
  • Develop and maintain a productive relationship with the faculty to assure the applicability of the collection to the curriculum.
  • Oversee the integrated library system. The RVCC library utilizes Innovative Millennium for cataloging, acquisition, serials management, and circulation and OPAC services in a shared system with the Somerset County Library System.

Application Instructions:

As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.

RVCC’s starting salary and rank are commensurate with educational qualifications and experience. We also offer an attractive benefits package.

For consideration of the above position, please submit your cover letter and resume online, by clicking the “apply now” button. We regret that we are unable to respond to each and every resume received. Only those candidates of interest will be contacted directly.  Apply Now

Announcement is hereby made for a permanent 10-month position, beginning the Fall 2013 semester on the Ammerman Campus in Selden. The Media/Reader Services Librarian works with a collaborative team that is dedicated to student learning. He/she will be responsible for advancing the use of instructional technology, participating in the planning, promotion and teaching of information literacy, providing reference services and developing library collections.

This is a Unit III position covered under the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College collective bargaining agreement with the College.

Job Description:

  • Design innovative multimedia and web-based instructional materials, which could include Camtasia tutorials, LibGuides, etc.
  • Teach students critical thinking skills in using and evaluating library information resources.
  • Provide in-person and online reference services, and library instructional sessions.
  • Work with discipline faculty to infuse information literacy across the curriculum and incorporate advances in providing media resources in the classroom.
  • Develop print, media, and electronic collections.
  • Participate on departmental, campus and college committees, including the SCCC Library Media Committee.
  • Other duties as assigned by the campus head librarian

The University of Pikeville seeks a … librarian to provide instruction and reference services. The candidate who fills this new position will be expected to help expand an active library instruction program while also collaborating with faculty outside the library to integrate information literacy and instructional technology into the classroom.

The position requires a candidate have a minimum of a master’s degree with a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program preferred; an equivalent degree in Instructional Design will be considered.  The position also requires a candidate with some instruction experience who is interested in the use of current and emerging technologies in instruction; has a sound pedagogical base; and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, faculty, and students.  The position includes information literacy instruction, reference, research assistance, collection development, and outreach services. This position reports to the Director of Library Services and works collaboratively with the Reference and Instruction Coordinator.  Some nights and weekends will be required…

Experience in an academic library is preferred but recent graduates with strong technology skills and some instruction experience are encouraged to apply especially if they have training in instructional design or an interest in developing expertise in this area.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with qualifications and experience. A completed University of Pikeville online application, resume, letter of interest, and three professional references is required for consideration.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. EOE.

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