Professional Career Opportunities at:
- Florida International University;
- University of California, Irvine;
- University of Massachusetts Dartmouth;
- Yale University;
- University of Illinois at Chicago, Library of the Health Sciences;
- Michigan State University;
- New Mexico State University;
- James Madison University
“The Collection Development Librarian will play a key role in both the assessment of the FIU Libraries’ collection strategies and the maintenance of the collection itself. The incumbent will participate in the compilation and reporting of statistical data for ongoing assessments of the library collection, assist in the selection and de-selection of library materials, and collaborate with subject liaisons to promote library collections. The Collection Development Librarian works cooperatively with faculty and staff in all departments across the library to provide access to information, including but not limited to Acquisitions, Access Services, Information & Research Services, Serials, and Cataloging. The position reports to the Collection Development Officer.
As a library faculty member, the Collection Development Librarian is expected to participate in professional development, research, and service activities in order to meet the Libraries’ and University’s requirements for promotion…
Review of Applications: Continues until the position is filled.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 507361 at careers.fiu.edu and must attach (a cover letter, a resume, and the names and contact information for 3 professional references) in a single pdf file. All inquiries should be directed to Kawanna Bright, Chair of the Search and Screen Committee, at email@example.com. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by March 31, 2013. Review will continue until position is filled…”
“The University of California, Irvine seeks a … leader to join an enthusiastic staff in building a research library of excellence for a young and rapidly-growing university ranked nationally among the top. The Head of Collection Development will play a leadership role in an innovative, service-oriented, and collaborative environment to develop high quality learning and research intensive collections that support the teaching, research, and patient care needs of the University. The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience based on the University of California pay scales. Appointment is anticipated to be at the Associate Librarian or Librarian rank with a salary of $50,448-$100,212 plus an annual administrative stipend…
The full position description with instructions on how to apply is listed on the UCI Libraries’ web site at http://www.lib.uci.edu/about/jobs/librarian-vacancies.htmlwith links to additional web sites featuring campus and community information. Applications received by March 25, 2014 will receive first consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. The University of California, Irvine is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.OEOD-6585…”
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Library is seeking an… individual to focus on the creation, maintenance, and enrichment of metadata representing the library’s digital, physical, and virtual collections. The Cataloging and Metadata Librarian manages the ongoing work of the Cataloging Department and is responsible for the cataloging of materials in all formats, including print and digital resources. The Librarian will work closely with colleagues to evaluate and document policies, procedures and workflows for cataloging, database maintenance and non-MARC metadata creation within the library. In addition, he/she will collaborate with Systems & Digital Services, Archives & Special Collections and other departments to help establish metadata policies and procedures for digital projects. He/she will serve as a forward-thinking leader within and beyond Library Technical Services on matters of resource description and metadata management. For the complete position description please go to www.umassd.edu/hr.
Minimum Starting Salary: $55,330
To apply please submit online a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for up to three references at www.umassd.edu/hr/employmentopportunities/.
Position Focus: Reporting to the Librarian for Medical History and working with the University Library Preservation Department, the Preservation Librarian coordinates all preservation activities within the Historical Medical Collection and the general collections of the Medical Library, including objects housed in the Cushing Center. The Preservation Librarian develops and maintains preservation policies and procedures, and prioritizes preservation needs for the Historical Library. The Preservation Librarian also assists the Librarian for Medical History in the management of the Library’s collections.
Implements an in-house care program for the Historical collection. Designs and executes preservation assessments and surveys as needed, and performs minor preservation treatments. Coordinates conservation and preservation treatment for the materials by University Library Preservation Department staff and by outside vendors. Educates staff in preservation issues. Supervises student assistants…”
- Access to Resources Librarian & Assistant or Associate Professor – University of Illinois at Chicago, Library of the Health Sciences
The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Library of the Health Sciences (LHS) seeks a faculty librarian to lead the Access to Resources Department in Chicago. The Access to Resources Department provides local and remote access to information resources, both electronic and print, via a variety of user services, including circulation, reserves, document delivery, and interlibrary loan to the health sciences community. In addition to providing leadership and supervision to a department of 11.5 FTE staff positions, the Access to Resources Librarian serves as the primary LHS Chicago administrator for initiatives that span the Library of the Health Sciences and provides liaison to operational units that support the University Library as a whole. This position also oversees operations related to building security and maintenance after hours.
For fullest consideration apply by April 11th, with a cover letter, supporting resume and the name and address of at least three references.
“Reporting to the Head of Conservation and Preservation and working closely with staff in the Wallace Conservation Lab, Special Collections, and other library units, as well as with partners at other institutions, the Special Collections Conservator is responsible for the conservation treatment of rare and unique library materials in the Michigan State University Libraries.
Duties will include:
Complex conservation treatments on rare books, maps and special collections materials from throughout the library including, but not limited to: re-sewing; leather and vellum rebinding and binding conservation; gold and blind tooling; conservation of paper and vellum, including aqueous and chemical treatment; and the creation of custom protective enclosures for a variety of rare and archival materials.
Assisting the Head of Conservation and Preservation in managing and planning the conservation program, including: establishing conservation priorities within the various special collections libraries; managing and planning treatment methods and procedures for a wide range of library materials; training conservation technicians, volunteers and student workers; condition assessments and the management of preventative care.
Preparation of rare and special collections materials for exhibition…
5pm, Thursday, April 24, 2014
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Minimum $50,000; MSU provides generous fringe benefits. Interested applicants should provide a letter of application, resume and names, addresses and email addresses of three references to https://jobs.msu.edu, posting number 9201.
Engage and interact with library staff, user communities, and partners through formal and informal channels to measure the effectiveness of the library in meeting the teaching, learning, and research mission of the university. Build upon the library’s ongoing and current assessment practices by effectively promoting assessment efforts and data-informed decision making to identify and achieve strategic goals and objectives. Conduct standard data-collection and reporting activities, including those required by state, federal, and other entities. Collect qualitative and quantitative data, analyze results, prepare and produce interpretive reports, and communicate findings. Reporting to the Associate Dean of the Library, the incumbent will coordinate and implement assessment activities and create a knowledge base useful in planning, evaluation, and improvement processes, and perform other duties as assigned.
As a member of the library faculty, is responsible for achieving in the following area(s):
- Scholarship and Creative Activity
- Extension and Outreach…
Salary: $53,350.00 (Entry Level)
Start Date: 06/01/2014
The James Madison University (JMU) Libraries are seeking an… Assistant Director for Library Services to lead development of library partnerships, public-facing engagement, and student-centered services…
This position will be responsible for outreach to various groups on campus, in both Academic and Student Affairs. The Assistant Director for Library Services will collaborate closely with library faculty and administration to provide creative, transparent, and consistent services between Carrier and Rose Libraries, to provide training for librarian faculty and staff, to develop partnerships with other university units, and to assess public-facing services.
The incumbent will also serve as a subject liaison, and will support all disciplines, including General Education, through reference work. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to service and collaboration and an interest in supporting undergraduate as well as graduate students…
Salary is commensurate with experience. Tenure-track faculty position with excellent benefits including 20 days of vacation and a choice of retirement plans. Review of applications will begin on April 14, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
To apply go to JobLink.jmu.edu and reference posting number 0405867.
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.