ATG Job Bank 4/14/15

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“Reporting to the Head of Liaison Services for Collections and Research Support, the Collections and Online Resources Coordinator will collaborate with subject liaison librarians to support collection development and assessment, primarily of electronic materials such as e-books, online journals, databases, and other e-resources, in order to ensure data-informed decision-making. As a member of the Liaison Leadership Team, the Collections & Online Resources Coordinator will contribute to strategic planning and project management in the Liaison Services Department, a dynamic, collegial group of subject specialist and functional specialist librarians…”

“…Primary Responsibilities: Makes decisions regarding the selection and retention of print and electronic materials, including McNaughton Bestsellers, DVD collection, and Juvenile Collection; plans, coordinates, and manages systematic analysis and weeding of all collections and formats; performs analysis of collection usage; implements review and update of the library’s collection development policies and procedures; communicates with faculty and library staff about library collection issues to ensure necessary input relating to collection needs; assists in developing and maintaining the library’s web page; contributes to the development and publicizing of collections and information in the Library’s on-line system, website, and other resources…”

“The Wellington Medical & Health Sciences Library (WMHSL) at the University of Otago is looking for a librarian to ensure the development of and access to the collections and resources of WMHSL and to provide leadership to the Library’s Collection and Lending Services Team Duties will include:
• Managing the Collection and Lending Services (CLS) team
• Providing Library Management System (LMS) support
• Managing the Lending services
• Managing the technical processes necessary for collection management including acquisitions and cataloguing
• Contributing to the management…”

…Reporting to the Executive Director of the Schomburg Center, the Director’s core responsibilities will be to: Promote scholarly, educational, and general use of the collections in collaboration with other Schomburg and NYPL departments, including Public Engagement and Strategic Initiatives, Digital Schomburg, Scholars in Residence, The Lapidus Center, as well as Education and Exhibitions and Communications Enrich the user experience: developing and promoting the cross-departmental and cross-institutional collaboration needed to provide a seamless and successful user experience planning service enhancements, working closely with colleagues from multiple departments to ensure smooth implementation integrating the public service activities of Schomburg units to promote deeper connections and understanding of user needs, collection strengths, and staff expertise As Schomburg’s senior curator, create, monitor, and maintain an overall collection development strategy as well as a collection management strategy in collaboration with NYPL’s Associate Director of Special Collections, NYPL’s Head of Collection Development, and Schomburg’s curatorial staff with the goal of improving discoverability and access to collections…”

“The Assistant Director of Content Services provides leadership, vision and support for the Content Services Division including supervising full-time and part-time staff. This position oversees and coordinates collection development, acquisitions, cataloging, serials, electronic resources, digital resources, emerging technologies and educational initiatives, archives and preservation, data management, and improving accessibility and the end user experience in online environments including the website. Essential Responsibilities and Duties: Collection Development: Oversee the development of collections in all formats including print, media, electronic, digitized, archival materials, open education resources (OER), etc. Chair Collection Development team and run meetings…”

“…Boston College Libraries is seeking a Special Collections Metadata Librarian to coordinate special collections cataloging and quality control activity, with a focus on high-priority Jesuitica initiatives. This librarian will work closely with colleagues in Digital Collections, Metadata Creation & Management, and the Burns Library to ensure the success of special projects and support priorities for digitization and metadata remediation efforts. In addition to providing accurate metadata for special collections materials in multiple systems, the Librarian coordinates and monitors the work of one assistant, providing training, documentation, and problem resolution…”

“Primary Responsibilities: Provide leadership and management of all aspects of the Towson University’s archives, special collections and digital collections. Lead digital library initiatives; promote use of the collections, assist researchers using the archives, special collections and digital collections. During the 2015-2016 academic year, there will be extensive involvement with the planning of festivities connected to the 150th anniversary celebration of Towson University. Must have strong technical expertise and understanding of digitization workflows, institutional repositories, and online presentation of archival and special collection resources. Progress successfully along the promotion and permanent status track and participate fully as members of the library faculty…”

“The University of North Texas Libraries Collection Management Division is looking for a … librarian to serve as the Head of the Cataloging and Metadata Services department. As part of the libraries strategic goals, the libraries are incorporating new formats, acquisitions methods, and cataloging structures all while exploring new technologies, crowdsourcing, and other methods to improve discovery of, and access to, research information for the UNT Community. The Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services provides … leadership, supervision, and project management for library activities within the Cataloging and Metadata Services department, and improves the overall discovery of information for students, faculty, staff, and the UNT community…”

“Drake University’s Cowles Library invites applications for a 12-month, tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor with the role of Data and Business Librarian available July 1, 2015. The Data and Business Librarian will enhance knowledge and awareness of data literacy on campus, which includes the discovery, management and curation of data, as well as instruction in appropriate methodologies. This position would support the data management needs of both student and faculty research. The successful candidate will hold a Master of Library Science (MLS) or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program. The position entails additional library faculty responsibilities, including teaching information literacy skills and helping build the Library’s collections in appropriate areas…”

“The NCSU Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of GOKb Editor. GOKb is a collaborative project to develop an open source, community-managed knowledge base of electronic resources metadata. The GOKb editor will have primary responsibility for coordinating the data collection and ingest process, including designing workflows, setting policies, and collaborating with project partners. Based at NCSU Libraries, the GOKb editor will be located in the Acquisitions and Discovery department and will be one of a cohort of four electronic resources librarians…”

Responsibilities: serve as liaison to assigned academic departments and develop collection development expertise therein; experiment with new approaches and effective models needed for delivery of library services remotely and face to face; develop and manage relationships and explore and maximize partnerships with academic departments; maintain awareness of research practices and teaching needs of faculty in the Sciences; develop and deliver innovative online and face-to-face information literacy instruction. 
Responsibilities: function as interdisciplinary business librarian; develop, deliver, and assess innovative online and face-to-face subject-based and information literacy instruction; contribute to curriculum and course development by providing instructional consultation and support; actively seek partnerships with faculty, instructors, staff, and students of the Kelley School of Business and the School of Public and Environmental Affairs; provide regular reference service and research consultations in-person and virtually; learn existing and new resources, with special attention to the following business data tools—Bloomberg, SDC Platinum, and Datastream—and communicate knowledge to library staff and stakeholders.
Responsibilities: support research in areas of federal, state, local government information through outreach to faculty and students; actively supporting teaching in above subject areas by consulting with faculty on teaching information literacy skills and teaching library instruction sessions; develop and manage relationships and explore and maximize partnerships within IU Libraries, relevant departments on campus in collaboration with other librarians, and with state and federal government information programs; develop and manage print and digital collections in federal, state, and local government documents, as well as data that meet user needs as well as Library philosophies to maximize space, usability, and teaching and research support; form new and manage existing partnerships with other Government Documents Libraries including Government Documents Libraries of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, the Indiana State Library, and other state and public libraries as appropriate. 

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