ATG Job Bank 4/26/14

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Professional Career Opportunities at:

  • Cornell University
  • University of Southern Mississippi
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Massachusetts, Boston
  • University of Miami ( 5 positions)

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Cornell University Library is seeking a Director of Acquisitions and E-Resource Licensing Services who will provide leadership to its Library Technical Services (LTS) department.  The mission of LTS is to acquire enduring access to both physical and electronic resources to meet the research and teaching needs of one of the nation’s premier universities.  Currently comprising 29 staff distributed among four units, Acquisitions and E-Resource Licensing Services is responsible for ordering, receiving, licensing, account management, and vendor negotiations in support of the acquisition of physical and/or online access to library materials and resources in all formats.

In addition, AERLS is responsible for processing gifts and government documents and for providing bibliographic access to newly acquired material through the creation of brief MARC records and through fast- and copy cataloging using records derived from WorldCat and other sources.  The Director sets achievable goals for the department to address evolving user needs and, with other LTS managers, prioritizes divisional needs and allocates resources in support of new LTS services.  The Director also works with leaders in other library divisions, such as information technology, collection development, collection management, digital preservation, virtual libraries, and access services to meet CUL strategic goals…

Apply on-line at:   http://careers.hr.cornell.edu/  
Application Deadline is June 7, 2014.  

Please include a cover letter, resume, and the names, phone numbers, and addresses for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position…”

The University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty librarian position as assistant professor/collection development coordinator (CDC) in the University Libraries.

Reporting to the Dean of University Libraries and working collaboratively with key library personnel and academic faculty, the duties of the CDC include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating collection development and assessment activities
  • Providing leadership to bibliographers and departmental liaisons
  • Reviewing and developing policies and procedures
  • Planning and monitoring budgets, producing budget reports and analysis
  • Researching and evaluating new resources including consortia purchasing opportunities; coordinating trials, presentations, and training; negotiation of pricing and subscription terms with publishers and vendors…

A complete position description, as well as required qualifications and application information, can be found at https://jobs.usm.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54395.  Review of applications begins Monday, April 21, 2014; applications will continue to be accepted until position is filled…
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The University of Texas at Austin invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice Provost and Director of The University of Texas Libraries…

The Vice Provost (VP) is responsible for the leadership and administration of the UT Libraries, overseeing the innovation and development of the Libraries in the areas of user services, collections and resources, management and infrastructure, cooperative initiatives and outreach, support and funding.  The VP articulates a clear vision for the role of the academic research library, develops and implements the Libraries’ strategic plan in support of the University’s academic priorities, curricula, and research, and represents the UT Libraries to campus administration and external audiences. The VP is expected to be deeply engaged in development opportunities and expanding donor support. The Vice Provost reports to the Provost of the University of Texas at Austin.

Among the required qualifications for the position are an appropriate degree such as a Ph.D., J.D. or MLS from an ALA accredited graduate program, evidence of increasing responsibility in leadership and management at a research library, excellent managerial, organizational, communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills and a successful record of development and donor relations.

Salary & Recruiting Schedule: Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of completed applications will begin May 5th and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should include a current vita, and cover letter reviewing their experience, strengths, and accomplishments, as well as names and contact information for three professional references. Inquiries, nominations and applications should be submitted electronically to: Beverly Brady, Isaacson, Miller, 263 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210 at http://www.imsearch.com/5081

Reporting to the Head of Reference, Outreach, Instruction, and Public Services, the Educational Technologies and Online Learning Librarian works collaboratively as part of the ROI team to provide high-quality user education and information support services…

In addition to implementing new technologies and pedagogies, the Librarian will work closely with university faculty, administration, IT staff, and other stakeholders to integrate online learning and assessment into the UMB curriculum. This position also provides core ROI services, such as providing reference and research assistance, teaching information literacy instruction sessions…

Application Instructions:

Please apply online with your resume, cover letter and list of three professional references.

  • Faculty, Librarian. Union. Benefited.
  • Full time. Librarian II.
  • Annual salary: $53,367.00.
  • Unrestricted funding.

Multiple Positions  – University of Miami

“The Education and Outreach Librarian act as liaison and subject specialist for departments primarily include History, Latin American Studies, Caribbean Studies, Modern Languages and Literatures. The Librarian specializes in information literacy, outreach, collection development, departmental liaison activities, and information, technology and research assistance for the University community in assigned subjects and areas of responsibility…”

“The Education and Outreach Librarian act as liaison and subject specialist for departments primarily in Nursing, Health Studies, Biology and Chemistry. The Librarian specializes in information literacy, outreach, collection development, departmental liaison activities, and information, technology and research assistance for the University community in assigned subjects and areas of responsibility…”

Under the direction of the Director for Information Management and Systems, the Information Systems Coordinator provides creative leadership, management, and support for  core library information systems and applications at the University of Miami Libraries to provide library access and discovery services…”

“The Metadata Management Librarian will focus on the creation, maintenance, and enhancement of metadata across multiple discovery platforms and library systems. This newly-defined position will provide resource discovery expertise across a variety of formats, ensure the quality of metadata in the resource discovery tools, develop new approaches to metadata processes, and consult with various stakeholders…”

“Reporting to the Head of Special Collections, the Special Collections Librarian is responsible for research services, providing effective and creative access to collections, and the development and enhancement of rare book, manuscript, and archival collections. Primary duties include education and outreach; the coordination and prioritization of cataloging and metadata for SC materials; development and implementation of digitization projects in collaboration with Digital Services and other stakeholders; development and maintenance of the Department’s website,  and assistance with exhibitions, events, and donor-related activities…”

 

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