Professional Career Opportunities at:
- University of South Alabama;
- Old Dominion University;
- Harvard University;
- Brown University;
- University of Central Florida;
- Florida State University;
- Montana State Library;
- Huntington University, (IN);
- Meredith College (NC)
“The Marx Library of the University of South Alabama seeks a Head of Collection Development. Under the direction of the Assistant Dean, this position will oversee the collection development and management of resources in all formats, monitor the library’s collection budget, provide leadership and support for library liaisons and faculty, review and monitor licenses for electronic resources, supervise acquisitions personnel, and coordinate the library’s gift materials program…”
“This position provides oversight for the Libraries’ collection development program including developing policies and programs to match collections and access to user needs. This position advises and evaluates the collections work of library liaisons in their subject areas. This position also leads the Collection Development Team and provides guidance in the development of the collections and the management of the Libraries’ collections budget. This position also provides leadership for the Libraries’ scholarly communications program, coordinates campus events, discussions and workshops, serves as the Libraries’ point person on copyright issues and open access publishing, initiates new projects and programs to advance sustainable academic publishing, and works with academic departments and research centers to promote scholarly communication…”
“Harvard University invites applications and nominations for the Curator of the Harvard Theatre Collection (HTC). The Curator provides vision, leadership, advocacy, interpretation, and passion for the collection and serves as the catalyst and coordinator for a dynamic group of activities and individuals dedicated to connecting the holdings of the HTC to Harvard faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and an international community of scholars, writers, composers, artists, and other researchers. The Curator develops, hones, and implements a strategy for building the collection through gifts and purchases that add to the existing strengths of the collection and forge new areas that support ongoing and emerging research in the performing arts. The Curator represents the HTC to individuals and groups of faculty, students, researchers, donors, the theatre community, the media, and other external constituents. The successful candidate will possess deep subject knowledge of at least one major component of the collection; the ability to master over time the broad range of subject areas represented in the collection; enthusiasm for working with faculty and students; proclivity for adopting new technologies that will improve access to and use of HTC holdings; and a collaborative and collegial outlook and spirit…”
The Brown University Library is seeking a … leader for the John Hay Library. Home to the University’s outstanding special collections, rare books, manuscripts, and University Archives, the newly renovated John Hay Library offers updated research and study spaces along with expanded exhibition galleries and three seminar rooms. Reporting to the University Librarian, the new Director will have a strong background in supervision and management, a solid knowledge of special collections, along with the ability to provide exemplary leadership for and administration of the John Hay Library’s resources, services, operations, and personnel. In defining priorities for the John Hay Library, the new Director will work closely with other departments and units throughout the Library system to ensure that directions, practices, and processes in the Hay Library are consonant with those of the University Library. The incumbent will work with other librarians …
“The University of Central Florida Libraries seeks a … librarian to shape future user-centered services at one of the largest public universities in the country. Under the general direction of the Associate Director for Information Services and Scholarly Communication, the Scholarly Communication Librarian collaborates with other library departments and campus units to develop, implement, and promote services and programming that support research and scholarly publishing at the University. This position will lead a group of library faculty and staff interested in Scholarly Communication issues, provide internal training to Subject Librarians and education and information to the University community, and facilitate discussions about the changing scholarly publishing environment, including the move toward Open Access and sustainable publishing…”
Florida State University (FSU) invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Dean (AD) for Research and Learning Services and Associate/University Librarian (rank based on qualifications). Reporting to the Dean, the AD for Research and Learning Services will play a major role in shaping the Libraries’ services to students and faculty, creating programs and partnerships that enhance and support research at all levels, and ensuring that the libraries are integrated into teaching and learning. This position oversees several departments which comprise the public face of the Libraries. For additional information, please go to http://lib.fsu.edu/employment/positions.
The Montana State Library seeks applications for a Systems and Metadata Librarian with the energy and initiative to provide leadership and effective management for the discovery of the library’s print, electronic, and data collections. Working in a team environment, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading library-wide efforts to optimize technologies for information access and discovery. Candidate must be flexible, innovative, and willing to learn.
“Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU). We are seeking a person to serve in the role of Information Literacy and User Services Librarian. The Information Literacy and User Services Librarian will provide leadership, organization, and management to Access Services. The librarian will also work with the head of information literacy to develop and support the information literacy program of the library with emphasis on the use of emerging instructional technologies. The position reports to the Director of Library Services…”
“The Meredith College Library seeks a … librarian to help coordinate its information literacy program and oversee its marketing and outreach initiatives. This position will support an extensive information literacy curriculum by developing innovative approaches to instruction and assessment. This position will be also be responsible for promoting the library’s services and collections to campus constituencies through various approaches including social media and imaginative programming. Other responsibilities include teaching information literacy sessions, designing and maintaining online research tutorials and guides, serving as liaison librarian to several academic departments, and providing research assistance to the college community (including public service desk coverage, individual research consultation appointments, and some evening and weekend hours). For more information and to apply, go to http://tinyurl.com/cclreflibn.”
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.