ATG Job Bank 9/24/14

by | Sep 24, 2014 | 0 comments

 Professional Career Opportunities at: 

  • Oregon State University
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Western Kentucky University
  • Murray State University
  • Harvard College
  • Drexel University
  • Library of Congress
  • Illinois College
  • CHOICE/ALA

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Oregon State University Libraries and Press (OSULP) seeks a … librarian to join the Resource Acquisitions and Sharing Department. Reporting to the Director of the department, the incumbent will fill a key management position at OSULP. The librarian uses his/her knowledge of current and emerging trends to oversee the evaluation, management, and promotion of a wide range of electronic and physical resources. In close collaboration with personnel from other appropriate library units, the incumbent coordinates support for the acquisition, processing, and maintenance of physical and electronic resources; is responsible for the daily operations related to licensing, negotiation, and tracking the acquisition process for electronic resources…


The University Library at the University of Illinois at Chicago seeks a creative, energetic, and talented Web Services Librarian to lead the design and implementation of an improved Library web presence that enhances the Library’s role in supporting academic research and resource discovery…

The Web Services Librarian provides innovative, user-centered leadership for the UIC Library’s web presence. The web presence includes both user-facing and internal systems (i.e., intranet systems) as well as vendor and consortium provided systems. The Web Services Librarian reports to the head of the Digital Programs & Services department within the Information Technology Division. This is a clinical faculty position with service and scholarship expectations (see http://www.uic.edu/depts/lib/about/facexec/facultydocs/ClinicalNorms.pdf).


Western Kentucky University (WKU), Department of Library Technical Services, seeks applications for the position of Assistant Professor as a Special Collections Catalog Librarian. This is a 10-month tenure-track faculty position reporting to the Department Head of Library Technical Services (DLTS) which is composed of these areas: Continuing Resources, Bibliographic Access, Acquisitions/Collection Services, and Student Personnel. DLTS is responsible for acquiring, organizing, cataloging, and providing access to books, non-print items, continuing and electronic resources; binding and preserving materials for extended use in the collection. WKU Libraries uses Voyager integrated library system. Anticipated starting date is January 1, 2015.


The person occupying this position oversees operations of Pogue Library Special Collections and Archives and Wrather West Kentucky History Museum. Other responsibilities include:

•Supervises library staff and student workers
•Completes annual performance evaluations on staff
•Prepares monthly and annual reports
•Participates in library, university, and state/regional committees
•Curates collections and artifacts in Pogue and Wrather
•Organizes and assembles displays, exhibits, digital exhibits, and curriculum support programs/materials in Pogue and Wrather…


Harvard file4251251319444This new position will ensure that the Library provides robust access to quantitative data and government information in support of research and learning in the social sciences and in public policy fields. This position supports the Library’s commitment to world-class collections and services for research, teaching, and learning in the social sciences. It strengthens our evolving team of staff with specialized expertise and responsibility in this broad realm. The incumbent, based in the Western Languages Division of Widener’s Collection Development Department, will oversee the unit’s general social science collections in the English language and will serve as a resource for other units within and beyond the Faculty of Arts and Sciences which pursue analogous materials, including from other language groups and regions…


Drexel University Libraries seeks an innovative and enthusiastic developer to play an integral role in the implementation of infrastructure and services that will enhance the Libraries’ support for resource discovery and academic research.

The incumbent will work in a collaborative, team-based environment to leverage, customize, and integrate new technologies and services in support of the Libraries’ initiatives. Projects include developing support for the management and archiving of University research data and records and the planning and implementation of a coordinated search and discovery solution for accessing the Libraries’ resources…


The position is located in the Collection Development Section (CDS)of the Materials Development Division, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) at 1291 Taylor Street, NW Washington, DC
20011. The NLS Selection Librarians recommend books to be reproduced in braille and recorded formats for the adult children’s, and young adult collections of NLS. This national collection of special format…


…The Digital Services Librarian advances digital scholarship initiatives by providing consultation, technical support, and project management for faculty, librarians, staff, and students engaged in technology-rich scholarly projects.  Works directly with faculty, students, and staff in identifying and deploying appropriate tools and technologies to meet research or publication needs. In addition to direct support at the project level, s/he will deliver training, group instruction, and workshops on Digital Scholarship topics, and will maintain project documentation for digital scholarly production…


…Reporting to the Editorial Director, the Reference Editor ensures high-quality review coverage of the most important print and digital publications for academic and scholarly library collections by managing the reference area and several other subject sections of CHOICE (currently philosophy and religion) and preparing/editing special features, newsletters, and bibliographic essays.  The editor selects publications for reviews; oversees a pool of expert reviewers in relevant subject areas; and edits reviews for publication…


  Hat tips to Simply Hired and the ALA JobLIST

 

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