ATG Job Bank: 6/16/15

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Professional Career Opportunities

Librarian careers

The UMass Amherst Libraries seek a … manager to provide leadership, vision, and strategic direction for the Information Resources Management Department; including the following organized into 4 units: acquisitions, cataloging and metadata services, collection assessment, electronic resources management, integrated library and discovery systems, and preservation. The successful candidate will possess a vision for leading staff in assessing and revising workflow and aligning the department with present and future collection and discovery needs in a rapidly changing environment. The position has direct oversight for the acquisitions budget of $7.5+ million. The Head of Information Resources Management will serve on the Senior Management Group and other library groups as appropriate. S/he will be expected to mentor staff and support their professional development. S/he will ensure departmental activities and priorities align with the strategic directions of the Libraries and the University and will participate in relevant professional organizations and activities…

“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…”

Georgetown University seeks a … leader to join its senior management team as the Associate University Librarian for Scholarly Resources and Services…

The Associate University Librarian for Scholarly Resources and Services provides leadership and direction for the division that includes the departments of Collections, Research, and Instruction; Copyright and Scholarly Communications; the Special Collections Research Center; the Blommer Science Library; the School of Continuing Studies Library; and the Woodstock Theological Library…”

“The Assessment Librarian will improve Oregon State University Libraries & Press (OSULP) services and programs, with particular emphasis on the student experience, through the gathering and interpretation of a broad range of data to guide decision-making at the departmental and administrative level. Reporting to the Head, Library Experience & Access Department, this position collaborates with members of the library administration and library departments to design and implement assessment projects. The Assessment Librarian uses quantitative and qualitative methods to measure the effectiveness of the library in meeting the teaching, learning and research needs of its users, while promoting the integration of assessment into all phases of planning and services. The person in this position will develop and maintain system(s) for collecting data required for national and regional reporting, as well as respond to institutional requests for assessment data…”

The University of North Texas Libraries Special Libraries Division is looking for an … librarian to serve as the Head of the Media Library. The Media Library is a vibrant, active, hub of activity offering access to audiovisual and gaming collections in a wide range of formats, hosting film and gaming events, and providing reference and research assistance to faculty, staff, and students. The ideal candidate is a passionate advocate for the use of media in teaching and learning and is committed to outreach and actively promoting services and collections. The Head of the Media Library provides creative leadership, supervision, and oversight for Media Library activities and oversees all operations and public services including reference, circulation, reserves, collection development, digital media, film preservation, and media cataloging…”

“The Scholarly Communication Librarian provides leadership in promoting scholarly communication initiatives on the Penn campus by developing education programs, providing tools and resources, building a network of campus partners, monitoring trends, promoting open access publication, and advising on copyright, rights retention, and open access.
-Plans, leads, and manages Penn Libraries’ scholarly communication program.
-Develops and implements an education program to increase knowledge and awareness of copyright, open access, and other scholarly communication issues
-Works closely with library liaisons on outreach to faculty, departments, and schools on topics related to scholarly communication
-Develops and maintains tools and resources to increase awareness of scholarly communication issues, such as publishing options, agency-specific requirements, author rights, and copyright/fair use concerns..”

“The Ohio State University Libraries (OSUL) is recruiting a … librarian to lead its program for electronic resources acquisition and licensing. As a faculty member in the Acquisitions Department, the successful candidate will leverage their expertise in procuring and integrating electronic resources to manage a diverse, multimillion-dollar portfolio of high-impact content within a complex multi-consortia negotiating environment. The Electronic Resources Officer manages the acquisition and maintenance of continuing online resources, including order and renewal of e-journals, e-books, and other online content along with oversight of waning print serial subscriptions…”

“The Ursula C. Schwerin Library at New York City College of Technology, CUNY, seeks a tenure-track library faculty member at the assistant professor level to serve as Technical Services and Electronic Resources Librarian. The successful candidate will be responsible for leadership of the library’s cataloging, serials, and electronic resources operations. The Technical Services and Electronic Resources Librarian must maintain a record of excellence in librarianship, scholarly achievement, and service…”

“The University at Albany Libraries  seek a Head, Information Commons Services who has a strong commitment to public services and is highly motivated to develop, deliver and oversee the services and operations of the Information Commons and Interactive Media Center located in the University and Science Libraries (uptown campus), and who will coordinate with the Dewey Library Information Commons (located on the downtown campus). The Head, Information Commons will develop collaborative initiatives and partnerships beyond and within the Libraries and supervise two professional positions. Responsibilities include assigned hours at the reference desk, including some evening/weekend hours, and information literacy instruction…”

“The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for this new position of Assistant Head of Continuing Resources and Collections with a primary focus on e-resources and subscription management… Reporting to the Head of Continuing Resources and Collections (CRaC), this position will be responsible for the department areas of acquisition and management of continuing resources, providing leadership and vision for the lifecycle management of the Libraries’ licensed and subscribed content and evolving existing workflows and strategies to move the department forward. This role will lead and coordinate all activities associated with the management of the Libraries’ electronic resources and continuing subscription collections including acquisition, licensing, access, discovery and maintenance…”

“Duquesne University’s Gumberg Library seeks an innovative and collaborative professional for the newly created position of Digital Scholarship Librarian. The Digital Scholarship Librarian will incorporate support for digital scholarship into the library’s program of services that support teaching, learning and research, and will coordinate the Electronic Thesis and Dissertation filing process. S/he will work with colleagues to develop the library’s digital resources and represent the library in campus discussions of implementing an institutional repository. The Digital Scholarship Librarian will also participate in reference, outreach, information literacy instruction, collection development, and liaison activities. Must be able to meet the criteria for the library faculty rank process at or above the level of Librarian II…”

Florida Institute of Technology – two positions

“Florida Institute of Technology Libraries are seeking a creative, dynamic, emerging leader for the position of Assistant Dean of User Experience (UX). Reporting to the Dean of the Libraries and serving as a member of the dean’s administrative team, the Assistant Dean (AD) oversees the User Experience department, developing and implementing strategic initiatives to provide a strong focus on scholarly research support-centered services and ensures continuous academic improvement and excellent user experience…”

“Florida Institute of Technology Libraries invite applications for the position of Instruction Librarian. Experienced, energetic, knowledgeable, and forward-thinking professionals are encouraged to apply for this full-time twelve-month faculty appointment that reports to the Library’s Assistant Dean, User Experience. This librarian provides information literacy instruction for Florida Tech students, faculty, and staff, including needs assessment, design, and facilitation of instructional materials and sessions both in-person and online; coordination and instruction for first-year-student and other required undergraduate courses; instruction for Research Sources and Systems, a one-credit information literacy course; reference services; and outreach and promotion of library resources and services…”

Reference and Library Technology Librarian – Anderson University, South Carolina

“The Thrift Library of Anderson University seeks an experienced full-time reference librarian with strong technological skills. The Reference and Library Technology Librarian provides traditional reference support while providing leadership in the implementation of emerging technologies that further the library’s mission and increase and enhance access library resources and services. Anderson University is a comprehensive, liberal arts institution affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Candidates with a strong Christian value system and lifestyle are encouraged to apply…”


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