Job Bank 1/18/14

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Professional Career Opportunities at:

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GENERAL DUTIES

  • Manages one or more aspects of the University’s Library technology and systems.
  • Analyzes, specifies, and implements systems improvements and processes
  • Conducts design and setup activities supporting University-wide Library systems and databases; assists in implementing upgrades and new systems
  • Develops and manages procedures related to quality assurance for University Library systems; revises and maintains complex configuration tables
  • Monitors Library applications and databases
  • Creates, prepares, and analyzes reports on systems activities
  • Works collaboratively with the Office of Library Services, Computer Information Services, library staffs, and vendors to refine workflows and develop useful systems tools

COMPENSATION: $55,602 – $96,635; commensurate with qualifications and experience…

HOW TO APPLY

For full consideration, submit a position focused cover letter and résumé with your online application. Your cover letter should clearly explain how your experience and credentials fulfill the duties and qualifications outlined.

CLOSING DATE: February 14, 2014; application reviews begin January 29, 2014.

The University of Houston Libraries is seeking an innovative Liaison to the departments of Physics, Mathematics, and Earth & Atmospheric Sciences within the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.  Each of these departments grants bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.  In addition to responsibilities for instruction, collection development, and outreach, the successful candidate will be encouraged to develop new services to support faculty and graduate student research.

As a member of the Science Team within the Liaison Services Department, the successful candidate is expected to work collaboratively and help further service and collection initiatives…

Salary: $52,000 – $55,000 expected hiring range, depending on qualifications.  Comprehensive benefits package; choice of retirement programs including TIAA-CREF; tax-deferred annuity program available; release time to take a class up to 3 hours/week; no state or local income tax…

Application Deadline:  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send letter of application, names of 3 references, and resume to Damon Camille, Training, Assessment, and Statistics Coordinator, University of Houston, 114 University Libraries, Houston, Texas 77204-2000.  Applications may also be submitted by email to:  dcamille@uh.edu .

Potential applicants seeking further information should contact John Lehner, Associate Dean for Personnel, Planning, and Systems, at 713-743-9801 or jlehner@uh.edu …”

Texas A&M University Libraries seeks a … professional to join the Texas A&M University Libraries in the new position of System Libraries Resource Development Director. This is a non-tenure track “clinical” faculty position with appointment at the rank of Clinical Associate Professor or above. Successful candidates will be expected to have engagement in professional service activities, consistent with the Libraries’ and University’s requirements for promotion.Reporting to the Dean of the University Libraries and working in the Information Resources unit in the Evans Library & Library Annex on the main campus of Texas A&M University, the System Libraries Resource Development Director is responsible for the licensing and subscription management of electronic resources for the Texas A&M University System Library Consortium (TAMU System Library Consortium). This position provides leadership for the review and negotiation of cooperative agreements for electronic resources…

Salary/Benefits/Rank: Faculty rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience; minimum starting salary will be $55,500. Excellent benefits include health plan and paid life insurance; several retirement plans including TIAA-CREF; paid holidays and vacation; no state or local income tax. Funding is available for professional travel and development activities.

Applications: Applications received by March 7, 2014 will be given first consideration.  The letter of application should address the responsibilities, qualifications, and experiences listed for the position. Please submit application letter, vita, and the names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references.  References will not be contacted without contacting the candidate first and verifying permission.  Send nominations and applications via email to LibrarianJob@library.tamu.eduor mailed to Pixey Mosley, Associate Dean for Administrative & Faculty Services, Texas A&M University Libraries, 5000 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-5000…”

1.   Social Sciences Data Librarian

Colby College Libraries invites applications for a social sciences data librarian in Scholarly Resources & Services (SRS). Within the Colby Libraries, the SRS group’s primary mission is to support faculty and student research in an innovative teaching and learning environment. To that end, the successful candidate will work closely as liaison to departments in the social sciences, providing data and statistical support, information literacy and research instruction, individual consultations, and assistance in collection development in an increasingly digital environment.

 

Preferred start date is July 1, 2014.

2.   Assistant Director for Scholarly Resources & Services, Interdisciplinary Studies

Colby College Libraries invites applications for the position of Assistant Director for Scholarly Resources & Services (SRS), Interdisciplinary Studies Librarian. The Assistant Director leads a team of seven librarians whose primary mission is to support faculty and student research in an innovative teaching and learning environment. Responsibilities include establishing group strategic priorities, fostering a collegial and collaborative environment within the SRS group and with other Library and campus partners, and representing SRS to appropriate groups within the Colby-Bates-Bowdoin (CBB) consortium.

Preferred start date is July 1, 2014.

Applicants for both positions  should address their materials to the chair of the Search Committee, Susan Cole, and send the following electronically in PDF format to Stephanie Frost (sjfrost@colby.edu).

  1. A cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. A statement of teaching philosophy
  4. Graduate transcripts
  5. Three letters of recommendation

“W.P. Scott Chair in E-Librarianship ResearchThe W.P. Scott Chair in E-Librarianship Research enables experienced professionals as well as scholars to conduct research at York University Libraries (YUL). The Chair is suitable for librarians and archivists seeking time and support to facilitate the thinking and writing process on a unique research project, perhaps while on a leave of absence from their home institution, or as part of their post-doctoral work.The successful candidate will have the opportunity to deliver public lectures, give seminar presentations, participate in conferences and otherwise contribute to ongoing research activities at the host institution…

The position is a one-year contractually limited appointment at the Adjunct Librarian level, with the possibility of renewal for up to three years. The position is available from July 1, 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter. Librarians and archivists at York University have academic status and are members of the York University Faculty Association bargaining unit…

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority…

  The deadline for applications is March 31, 2014. Applicants must send their proposal, a current curriculum vitae and letters from three referees to: Chair, Appointment Committee for the W.P. Scott Chair in E-Librarianship ResearchYork University Libraries, 516 Scott Library York University, 4700 Keele Street Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3 Fax 416-736-5451 yulapps@yorku.ca Applications should be sent by mail, e-mail, or fax with a hardcopy following by mail.

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