Career Opportunities at:
- Qatar National Library
- Yale University (2 positions)
- Concordia University Chicago
- St. Ambrose University
- University of Chicago
There are over 30 positions open at the Qatar National Library including: Acquisitions Librarian; Head of Gulf Collections; Senior Content Specialist; Head of Archives; Senior Cataloging Librarian; Senior Conservation Librarian; Senior Information Services Librarian – Learning Resources and numerous others.
“Position Focus: The Lewis Walpole Library is a research center for the study of the eighteenth century. Its collections are centered around Horace Walpole and his times with strong collections of books, manuscripts and prints. Reporting to the Director of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, the Librarian is responsible for establishing a vision for the Lewis Walpole Library and setting priorities that support both Yale University’s teaching and research mission as well as scholarship about eighteenth century Great Britain. The Librarian oversees all administrative aspects of the Library, including public services, collection development, digital collections, technical services, academic programs, exhibits, personnel management and facilities management. Responsibilities also include playing an active role in the Farmington, Yale University, and international scholarly communities. The Librarian has a generous acquisition budget to acquire books (both modern and antiquarian), manuscripts, prints and other material…”
“Position Focus: The School of Management (SOM) Librarian serves as liaison to the more than 100 faculty members, approximately 500 graduate students, and administrators at the Yale School of Management, and provides business reference services for the entire Yale community. The SOM Librarian is a member of the Center for Science and Social Science Information team and participates in Yale University Library programs and committees. This position reports to the Director of the Center for Science and Social Science Information. Responsibilities include: Providing research support for management and business to students and faculty via consultations, other reference service points, and instruction. Outreach to the School of Management community. Selecting management and business-related material in all formats. Identifying, recommending, and negotiating agreements for business and finance databases and data. Managing a collection budget of over $500,000. Web site development and maintenance. Providing general reference service at the Center for Science and Social Science Information and other campus locations…”
“Concordia University Chicago is seeking a full time librarian to oversee the day-to-day operation of the Christopher Resource Center. An integral part of the Klinck Memorial Library, the Center contains a large collection of K-12 curriculum materials and both fiction and non-fiction books from PreK to young adult. In addition to providing reference assistance and bibliographic instruction, the Curriculum/Education Librarian will promote library electronic and print materials and services; participate in collection development; train and supervise student workers; perform copy cataloging and processing of curriculum materials. MLS from ALA-accredited institution. Bachelor’s Degree in Education. Graduate level experience in the field of education or a teaching certificate are desirable…”
“The Library at St. Ambrose University seeks a … cataloging/resource access librarian. Responsibilities include performing original and copy cataloging of Library materials; maintaining the integrity and accuracy of bibliographic records; providing collection development and serving as faculty liaison of assigned subject areas; working at the Reference Desk periodically; developing strategies and standards for management of digital assets; and teaching Information Literacy 101. This position is a full-time, year-round position…. St. Ambrose is an independent, comprehensive, and Catholic diocesan university firmly grounded in the liberal arts…
Please apply on-line at www.sau.edu/human_resources/jobs and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references by November 15, 2013. AA/EOE”
The University of Chicago Library invites applicants for the position of Japanese Studies Librarian.
The East Asian Collection supports teaching and research needs of the faculty and students at the University of Chicago. It holds a collection of more than 800,000 volumes in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean languages of various formats. It also has a growing collection of electronic resources. The Japanese collection of over 230,000 physical volumes is particularly strong in literature, intellectual history, religion, art history, education, Japanese Sinology as well as significant holdings of academic journals and reproduced newspapers. As one of the finest such collections in the country, it serves not only the faculty and students of the University but also scholars throughout the country. The East Asian Collection is housed in the Joseph Regenstein Library.
Under the direction of the Curator for East Asian Collection, this position is responsible for the following
Select materials in all formats including electronic resources both in Japanese language and those on Japanese studies in Western languages, develop a long-term acquisitions policy to support teaching and research needs, manage the acquisitions budget allocated, and serve as a liaison to Japanese studies faculty and students
Provide reference services and bibliographical instruction for faculty and students regarding the Library’s services and its resources, the bibliographic methods, e-resource search tactics and research strategies. Responsible for managing, coordinating computer support, and providing services to Japanese studies e-resources. Develop and maintain electronic finding aids and subject LibGuide on Japanese studies and for the EA Collection’s web page. Participate in the development of digital resources and services in the Library and on campus.
Under the direction of the Head of East Asia Technical Services, perform original cataloging for Japanese materials in all formats. Participate in formulating cataloging policy, priorities, and work procedures. Participate in the activities of the library and scholarly organizations at the local, regional, national, and international level…
SALARY AND BENEFITS: Appointment salary based on qualifications and experience. Benefits include retirement plan, insurance, and paid time off. There is a tuition benefit plan for college age and younger children.
Click here to apply . (Please submit a cover letter, CV and reference contact information through this site by January 5. Review of application will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.)
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.