Professional Career Opportunities at:
- Middle Tennessee State;
- Eastern Michigan University;
- SUNY Potsdam;
- Rowan University;
- DePaul University;
- Nova Southeastern University;
- St. Joseph’s University, PA;
- Plymouth State University ;
- University of Wisconsin-Whitewater;
- SUNY at Oneonta;
- Northern Arizona University (2 positions)
- Kent State University
“James E. Walker Library invites applicants for a full time, tenure-track position (#641030) at the assistant/associate professor rank for Discovery Services Librarian.
Under general direction of the Department Chair for Collection Development and Management, the successful candidate will be a member of a cross-department team responsible for the maintenance and administration of web-scale discovery services at Walker Library. The Discovery Services Librarian is responsible for the coordination of Ebsco Discovery Services that enables discovery of the library’s information resources…”
“The Eastern Michigan University Library invites applications for a tenure-track position of Collections Librarian; the appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and start in fall 2016. This position is an 8-month academic year appointment, with an additional summer appointment possible.
Operating in a collegial team environment, the Collections Librarian guides collection policies, selection activities and de-selection and retention projects, assists the Department Head with negotiations of pricing and interpretation of license and contracts for library resources. He/she undertakes quantitative and qualitative assessment to improve collections in support of the university’s priorities and prepares reports related to collections relevant to documenting the library’s value on campus and to accreditation assessment and budget advocacy…”
SUNY Potsdam seeks a service-oriented and intellectually curious librarian to serve as Coordinator of Technical Services and Discovery. Reporting to the Director of Libraries, the Coordinator of Technical Services and Discovery will provide leadership and vision for the Libraries’ management of purchased, licensed, and subscribed content in all formats. The Coordinator will be responsible for access, discovery, and maintenance of online and subscription resources via URL resolvers, discovery layers, the library catalog, and other evolving tools. The Coordinator will supervise 4 FT Library Clerks in Technical Services, and knowing the importance of Technical Services work to the user experience, will stay connected to library users through a weekly Research Help Desk shift and/or research consultation appointments…”
Rowan University Libraries seeks an innovative and collaborative Collection Management Librarian.
Reporting to the Associate Provost of the Rowan University Libraries, and working with the librarians, the Collection Development Committee and other professional staff in various departments across all campuses, the Collection Management Librarian will lead the revitalization and modernization of Campbell Library’s collection, employing evidence-based content acquisition, management and assessment.
Additionally, the Collection Management Librarian will collaborate with the medical school libraries to build shared collections, which optimize efficiencies and support the growing needs of all colleges, schools, and programs.
“Reporting to the Coordinator of Technical Services, the Acquisitions & Electronic Resources Librarian provides leadership for materials acquisitions, rapid cataloging, and ongoing management of electronic and continuing resources. The Librarian works collaboratively to make research resources rapidly accessible to library users in an environment where licensing, acquisitions, and cataloging are highly merged, administers the library materials budget and related purchase records in an integrated library system, supervises ordering processes, and oversees budget expenditures according to university policy and procedure. The Acquisitions & Electronic Resources Librarian may serve as a liaison librarian in assigned areas…
This position is available immediately and will remain open until filled. To ensure best consideration, please submit your application by January 19, 2015…”
“The Assistant Director, Operations and Collections is responsible for planning, organizing, monitoring, coordinating, scheduling, and evaluating all technical services and circulation activities.
The successful candidate must have extensive knowledge of integrated library systems, demonstrated leadership and management skills, demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills, and an ability to work cooperatively in a collegial environment. This position requires a minimum of five years of progressively responsible recent experience in technical services, and a minimum of two years of supervisory experience, preferably in a university law library environment. A Master’s degree (M.L.S.) or its equivalent from an ALA-accredited school is required…”
The ILS & Catalog Librarian has primary responsibility for the Library’s ILS and serves as the primary backup for Library systems operations. S/he works closely with the members of the library’s technology team to provide technical expertise, advice, support and vision related to the ongoing development of library systems and discovery services. S/he is also responsible for the cataloging and classification of materials in all formats in the Library’s collection according to national standards, for maintenance and quality control of the Library’s bibliographic database, and for physical processing of materials added to the collection. For a complete job description and to apply, please visit https://jobs.sju.edu/. PI92307862
Lamson Library and Learning Commons is seeking a librarian to coordinate with the Scholarly Communication Librarian in the migration of image and print to digital formats with other departments across campus. The position reports to the Dean of Library and Academic Support Services.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. With Scholarly Communication Librarian (SCL), facilitates the migration from print to digital format by providing training to collection managers and student workers on creating workflows, scanning, creating metadata, and uploading files to digital repository.
2. With SCL, works to improve usability and visibility of digital collections and explores the creation of an institutional repository of scholarly work.
3. Establishes, documents, and maintains metadata policies and monitors quality and consistency of metadata and files in digital repository.
4. Manages archival file transfers…”
The Andersen Library on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus seeks an … Head of Circulation librarian to join our service-oriented team.
This is an academic staff, annual (12-month), full-time renewable appointment.
The Head of Circulation reports to the Director of the Library and serves as a member of the Library’s management team, playing a leadership role in collaborative development of Library policies and strategic plans. The position is responsible for setting, implementing, assessing and reporting on short- and long-term operational goals and objectives for the Circulation Department…”
The James M. Milne Library at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for the position of Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Bibliographic and Digital Services, expectations include the responsibility for monographic acquisitions, service on Library and College committees, and continuing professional development. Milne Library contributes to the overall mission of the College by providing resources and services to meet the intellectual and academic needs of students, faculty, and staff. To learn more about the College or the Library, please visit www.oneonta.edu or www.oneonta.edu/library… ”
“Northern Arizona University Cline Library seeks two creative, collaborative, and knowledgeable Teaching, Learning, and Research Services Librarians. Reporting to the Head of Teaching, Learning, and Research Services (TLRS), the librarians will join a team of colleagues responsible for the design, delivery, and assessment of instruction, services, and programming that contribute to student success and research excellence at NAU. The TLRS Librarians will lead educational and research support initiatives, outreach, and other service activities that support the unique information, learning, and research needs of the students, faculty and staff of assigned departments…”
Participate in carrying out the objectives of the Libraries’ Reference and Instructional Services Department. Serve as subject librarian to university departments as assigned. Reports to designated supervisor.
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
• Serve as subject librarian to assigned departments, providing this clientele with direct user assistance, instructional services, support for collection development, and formal and informal communication about the Libraries’ resources and services
• Provide user-centered reference services through reference desk duty, chat service, e-mail reference, and consultation by appointment
• Undertake functions that support service to users, including management of assigned sections of the reference collection, development and maintenance of online guides, and instructional content (in print and online)…”
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.