Professional Career Opportunities at:
- Yale University;
- St. Edward’s University, Austin, Texas;
- Ohio University;
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill;
- St. Mary’s College of Maryland
…Reporting to the Director of the Beinecke Library and serving as a member of the Library’s senior leadership team, the Associate Director provides strategic leadership for and manages the Library’s Collections, Research & Education Department. The Associate Director is responsible for developing and implementing a strategic plan for enhancing and effectively managing the library’s extensive outreach and academic programs for Yale students, faculty and the international scholarly community. In close association with the Director, the Associate Director coordinates the collection development efforts of the Library’s curatorial staff.
The Library’s Collections, Research & Education Department consists of ten full time staff which includes seven curators (who are responsible for collection development, interpretation of the collections, exhibitions, and outreach to Yale students, faculty, and the international scholarly community), a research librarian (who provides research support and outreach and education to Yale faculty, students, and visiting scholars), an exhibition assistant, and an administrative assistant.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references.
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At the Munday Library at St. Edward’s University, e-resources – both subscription and access on demand — are our strength. The successful candidate will manage the selection, presentation, and assessment of e-books, e-journals, streaming video, and electronic databases, as well as our other patron-focused collections: print, DVD, and archives. Be willing to apply your substantial knowledge of collection management and the publishing industry in order to innovate, and to implement. Work closely with the Acquisitions & Metadata Librarian and the Electronic & Continuing Resources Librarian as well as colleagues throughout the library and across campus to provide our community with the best possible library resources in the most timely manner.
This full-time position with competitive salary reports to the Library Director. Available immediately.
See full job description, qualifications, and how to apply at https://stedwards.applicantpro.com/jobs/103665.html.
Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Collections & Digital Initiatives, the Head of Metadata Services directs the assignments of seven staff responsible for cataloging at all levels, in all formats, and for all collections and promotes a collaborative and healthy work environment. The department head closely evaluates cataloging standards and other methods of access control and develops internal policies and procedures to optimize access to information. This position regularly collaborates with other departments to identify ways in which the skills of the Metadata Services staff can be used to improve resource discoverability. The successful candidate will work closely with Digital Initiatives staff to plan, implement, and support projects that advance the creation and integration of digital library services and digital collections.
Specifically, the Head of Metadata Services:
* Manages the daily activities of the department and participates in metadata creation.
* Leads staff in setting and achieving departmental goals and objectives in line with the Libraries’ strategic priorities.
* Provides coaching, mentoring, and technical expertise to library staff within and outside of department.
Application Deadline: 07/14/2014
Position Summary: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kathrine R. Everett Law Library seeks to fill the position of Deputy Director. The Deputy Director is a permanent full time EPA Non-Faculty position that carries general faculty status at UNC-CH and is governed by the Ranking Plan for UNC-CH Law Librarians. This position reports to the Director of the Law Library. The Deputy Director manages the library’s day-to-day operations, including services, collections, facilities, and personnel activities. These responsibilities require the exercise of professional judgment and a clear understanding of the Law Library’s mission to support students, faculty, the University, and the State. The Deputy Director is a member of the Law Library Management Team which includes the Director, the Assistant Director for Reference and Instruction Services, and the Assistant Director for Collection and Access Services. As a collaborative group, this team is responsible for the development and implementation of library strategies, policies, and procedures for delivering services, providing legal information resources, and maintaining a welcoming environment in support of the mission and goals of the library…
All applicants must include a cover letter, CV, and list of 3 references in order to be considered for the position.
Department Contact Name and Title: Nadera Salaam, HR Director
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: 919.962.8509
St. Mary’s College of Maryland seeks a … leader to serve as the Director of the Library and Media Center. The Director provides strategic vision and leadership for the library, archives, and media center in support of the College’s liberal arts mission. The College seeks an individual with demonstrated leadership ability; a deep commitment to and understanding of the liberal arts and public undergraduate education; and a desire to actively participate in a supportive campus community…
For the complete announcement, qualifications, and application information, please visit http://www.smcm.edu/hr/employment.html#dir_library
Review of applications will begin August 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an AA/EEO.
Purdue University Libraries seeks an energetic, outgoing, and innovative individual to join a collaborative, dynamic team of information professionals who carry out a robust program of integrated information literacy, data services, scholarly communication, and collaborative research, and, as a Libraries faculty member, contribute to the research and scholarship in these areas
Duties and Responsibilities: The Engineering Information Specialist, liaison to between two to four departments in the College of Engineering, provides instruction and collaborates on scholarly communication and data services initiatives; participates in interdisciplinary, collaborative research projects, including sponsored research, within the Libraries and the College of Engineering; actively engages in information literacy instruction and collaboration; and provides leadership in the development of online learning content for the Physical Sciences, Engineering, and Technology (PSET) Division of the Purdue Libraries, with a focus on developing re-usable learning objects; designs, develops, and maintains a library of digital materials to support information literacy instruction in the online environment…
Application process: To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information of at least three references via email to Christine Abel, Libraries Human Resources Assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please place “Engineering Information Specialist” in the subject line of the email. Nominations for the position will be accepted and should be sent to the same email address. Review of applications will begin on June 13, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Christine Abel at 765-494-2899 or the above email address. A background check will be required for this position.
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.