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“The Avery Research Center invites applications for the position of Manager of Archival Services. The Manager of Archival Services, a senior member of the Avery Research Center reporting to the Executive Director of the Center, is responsible for providing leadership, vision, planning and management of Avery’s archives and reference services.

Position Overview
The Manager is responsible for supervising the acquisition, preservation, processing, cataloging, and digitization of Avery Research Center’s manuscript and book collections. The manager also supervises Avery’s reference services and works closely with the Executive Director in grant and fundraising efforts. The manager trains the archival staff and graduate students and implements quality assurance procedures to ensure proper care of archival materials and the delivery of excellent service to all patrons. The manager, in consultation with Avery’s executive director and the head of special collections at Addlestone library, establishes policies and procedures regarding retention, de-accession, preservation and use of Avery’s collections. Supervises one processing archivist, the Reference and Outreach Archivist, and student workers.

The Manager of Archival Services is a tenure-track faculty appointment and a member of the College of Charleston library faculty…”

Albert R. Mann Library, Cornell University’s library supporting agriculture, life sciences and human ecology, is seeking an innovative, forward-thinking entry-level librarian to join our collection development team. Under the general direction of the Head of Collection Development and Digital Collections, the Collection Development and Digital Collections Librarian coordinates Mann Library’s book selection process (both print and electronic). Key to the position will be monitoring emerging trends in e-book delivery and developing strategies for adapting the Library’s book purchasing to new models. The librarian also works closely with others on the collection development team to build the overall Mann Library collection according to our collection policies…”

The Folger Shakespeare Library invites … applicants for the new position of Curator of Shakespeare and Performance. The Folger is the world’s largest Shakespeare collection, the ultimate resource for exploring ShakespFolger_Shakespeare_Libraryeare and his world. The Curator has primary responsibility for our world-renowned collection of post 17th century material relating to Shakespeare. Some of the great strengths of this collection are the hundreds of printed editions of Shakespeare from 1709 to the present; about 2,000 promptbooks and 250,000 playbills; scrapbooks and sheet music; archives from Drury Lane and Covent Garden Theatres; late 19th and early 20th-century costumes; and thousands of Shakespearean and theatrical prints, paintings, and realia. Additional information about our unique collection may be found on our website at

“…Reporting to Head of Cataloging & Metadata Services (CMS), the Special Research Collections Cataloger / Metadata Librarian provides cataloging and metadata services for the Library’s Special Research Collections in all formats, including but not limited to born-digital contents, A/V materials and its performing arts collection. The incumbent is responsible for creating, reviewing, and editing metadata for collections, working with colleagues to support the discovery of and access to the Library’s digital content through metadata creation, analysis, enrichment, and maintenance according to local and national cataloging and metadata standards. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for original cataloging and classification of the artists’ books in the Library and training of the related individuals. Revises the work of the individuals responsible for the copy cataloging of the Special Research Collections as required. Actively participates in creating or modifying NACO authority records for personal and corporate names and series, and SACO authority records as appropriate…”

The University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for a full-time, twelve-month, tenure-track faculty position as Associate Professor, Head of Special Collections & Curator of Historical Manuscripts and Archives in the University Libraries to begin in July 2016.

Under the general supervision of the Dean of University Libraries, the incumbent has responsibility for the leadership and vision of the University Libraries Special Collections, historical manuscripts and university archives…”

“The Providence College Library invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship commencing the 2016-17 academic year (earliest July 1, 2016). Candidates should possess an ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent graduate degree/s and experience (additional graduate degree/s in content area/s strongly preferred) and demonstrate excellence in library research and research education, the ability to establish a scholarly research program, and a willingness to be active in service to the College and community. Complete details on the position are available on the College Website at…”

“Binghamton University Libraries are currently accepting applications for the Head of Science Library. Binghamton University is part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system and is located in upstate New York. The Head of Science Library is responsible for the overall direction and management of the Science Library. Duties include setting strategic goals, leading a dedicated team of librarians and staff and directing the creation and implementation of new services for science disciplines. An ALA-accredited MLS degree and at least 3 years of managerial/supervisory experience in an academic library is required. This is a tenure-track library faculty position. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits, including TIAA/CREF…”

Department: National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Southwest Region, Louise M. Darlingdata(3) file0002120440786 Biomedical Library
Rank and Salary: Assistant Librarian – Associate Librarian ($47,722 – $59,089)
Position Availability: Immediately
Application deadline for first consideration: April 18, 2016

This is a 2-year temporary position.

Position Duties
Reporting to the NN/LM PSR Associate Director, the Data and Technology Services Coordinator is responsible for the following duties:

  • Oversees the development, performance and ongoing evaluation of instructional and other support for biomedical big data, data plan management, and location/submission to data repositories to assist NN/LM PSR Network members.
  • Provides oversight for the NN/LM PSR website structure, content, and compliance with Section 508 accessibility regulations for website materials, and teaches courses that assist Network members with understanding these technological changes affecting libraries.
  • Promotes NLM grants, provides advice to prospective applicants on outreach funding proposal preparation, and promotes NN/LM outreach subcontracts, coordinates proposal review, and manages awarded subcontracts…”

“The University of Dayton seeks an … professional to join the Information Acquisition & Organization Division as the Electronic Resources Librarian. This is a full-time (12-month) tenure-track faculty position reporting to the Director of Information Acquisition & Organization.


This position will play an integral role in the development, implementation, and evolution of strategies relating to electronic collections and the user experience. Manages aspects of the life cycle of electronic resources, including cataloging/metadata, access, discovery, assessment, and problem resolution; documents licensing and permissions data in online systems to facilitate use of materials. Serves as liaison to assigned academic department, including oversight of corresponding library collection budget, collaboration with faculty on curricular needs, and provision of specialized instruction…”

The Harvard College Library of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) seeks an individual to lead alignment of the library’s goals for research, teaching, learning, and collection building in the social sciences including government information, quantitative data, and data visualization across the social sciences and humanities. Under the direction of the Librarian of Lamont Library and Director of Maps, Media, Data and Government Information (MMDGI), the head will oversee the social science program, including Data, Government Information and Environmental Research and collaborate with FAS bibliographers who are responsible for collection development in these areas…”

Description of Job Duties:
Responsible for the effective management, coordination, and evaluation of interlibrary loan and document delivery processes and services under the Libraries’ Get It For Me program. Works closely with unit staff and personnel in other Library departments to optimize delivery capabilities and workflows.

  • Manages interlibrary loan activities for lending, borrowing, and document delivery.
  • Works collaboratively with other units to identify, evaluate, and implement best practices for interlibrary loan and document delivery.
  • Provides leadership on issues related to resource sharing.
  • Supervises unit staff including hiring, training, and evaluating…”

“…In this two year term appointment the Digital Projects Librarian (Digital Initiatives) will report to the Digital Initiatives Coordinator, and focus on the technical aspects of digital project production such as managing imaging, metadata creation, and ingest.

The successful candidate will work to advance the Ohio University Libraries’ expanding digital presence and digital curation program. We seek candidates that are committed to working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds; willing to learn and develop professionally; and energized by an exciting future…”

meeting room pixabay“The Learning Design and Research Librarian position combines the competencies and skill-set of an academic research librarian with an instructional designer’s ability to develop, construct, implement and assess pedagogically sound tools and experiences. The Librarian will advance Gutman Library’s current services to faculty, students, and staff, as well as position the Library to contribute to the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s offerings of blended and virtual learning opportunities. Reporting to the Head of Research and Writing Services, the Learning Design and Research Librarian will work collaboratively with the Research Services team and other stakeholders within HGSE and Harvard-wide to promote research literacy in all formats. The position will be the Library liaison to the HGSE Teaching and Learning Lab (TLL) and HGSE Programs in Professional Education (PPE)…”

Maryland University of Integrative Health is seeking a … individual to work as a Digital Assets Manager at the Sherman Cohn Library. This is a hands-on position responsible for managing all of the Library’s online and print subscriptions, serving as the University’s Copyright Officer, and developing and maintaining the Library’s digital repository. This position reports to the Director of Library Services and works closely with Library Managers, University Faculty, Online Learning, and the Vice President for Administration and General Counsel to serve faculty, students, and staff effectively…”

“The Scripps Research Institute is currently seeking an Instruction & Research Librarian to plan, organize, and coordinate campus-wide library instruction services; orientation, database use instruction/training for the graduate program; database administration; and special projects. Serve as subject specialist to scientific community in their use of library databases and resources. Act as lead resource and Compliance Officer for NIH Public Access Policy compliance and Endnote. Assist with tracking budget allocations appropriate for said resources and programs. For the list of the job duties and to submit your application for consideration please visit the TSRI website at:…”

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