Professional Career Opportunities at:
- Davidson College;
- UNC Greensboro;
- University of Nebraska Kearney;
- Syracuse University;
- University of Dayton;
- North Dakota State University;
- University of Texas Libraries;
- Loyola University New Orleans College of Law;
- University of Florida;
- Huston-Tillotson University – Austin, TX ;
- Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences;
- Colorado College
“Davidson College Library seeks a librarian who is both technologically adept and big-picture oriented to lead our systems and cataloging department. The Assistant Director for Library Technologies and Metadata will serve as a member of the library’s leadership team as well as manage and directly supervise librarians performing the systems, cataloging, and metadata functions. The Assistant Director for Library Technologies and Metadata also participates in the creation of, planning for, and implementation of strategic library initiatives. This includes direct participation in creating and managing technical solutions requiring systems administration, programming, and scripting skills. This person leads the development, implementation, and assessment of policies, procedures, and programs in these areas…”
“The University of North Carolina at Greensboro University Libraries seek a … individual for the position of Head of Research, Outreach, and Instructional Services. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Public Services, the successful candidate will lead an engaged team in developing and delivering innovative services, resources and programs. These activities include an active information literacy program, physical and virtual reference services, research consultations and outreach to the community. The person in this position also coordinates the Libraries’ team-based liaison services. The position is a 12-month, tenure track faculty appointment…”
Calvin T. Ryan Library at the University of Nebraska at Kearney is seeking a … Coordinator of Library Technology Services. The person in this position will oversee Web Services, Electronic Resources, Systems, Workstation Support and a future Institutional Repository. Calvin T. Ryan Library staff focus on collaboration in the provision of outstanding academic support. This is a terrific opportunity for the tech-savvy librarian who is excited about using their expertise to enhance and expand academic support for students and faculty…”
“Job Description: The Metadata Services Librarian, who will be responsible for overall consistency in quality, accuracy, and appropriate assignment of metadata throughout the Libraries. The Metadata Service Librarian will be a “point person” to maintain the overall big picture of metadata work and report upward on what is ongoing throughout the Libraries. In addition, this position serves as the Principal Cataloger, responsible to initiate and lead discussions on the interpretation of cataloging rules, national standards, local policies, procedures, and other associated issues. The Principal Cataloger will lead the implementation of two extremely important major changes: the new cataloging rules, Resource Description and Access (RDA), and the new bibliographic framework (BIBFRAME)…”
“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…”
North Dakota State University (NDSU) seeks to fill the position of Dean of the Libraries…
“The Dean of Libraries will be a … leader who understands the role of academic libraries in a research university and has a vision for the library’s role in the growth of NDSU as a research institution. The Dean will develop a vision for the Libraries consistent with NDSU’s recently-developed strategic plan. The Dean will provide management of the NDSU libraries, including personnel administration, oversight of programs and services, and preparation and execution of the budget. In addition, the Dean will lead efforts to increase federal, state, and private support for the Libraries, and to advocate for the Libraries regionally and nationally. The Dean will report directly to the Provost…”
“Purpose: To provide creative and strategic approaches to the development, implementation, and stewardship of the Mexican American/Latino Studies Library Program of the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection.
Essential functions: Collection development: Builds and manages the library’s collections in the areas of Mexican American and Latina/o studies and U.S.-Mexico border studies in all formats in support of teaching, learning, and scholarship on campus. Serves as an active member of the Benson collection development team. Actively seeks out distinctive and unique collection materials, particularly those focusing on the political, educational, and cultural experience of Mexican Americans in Texas. Works directly with donors, faculty, and staff on development, appraisal, and acquisition of collections. Works with University of Texas Libraries (UTL), Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) Benson, and other development staff on grant project proposals and fundraising activities. With Benson librarian colleagues, participates as member of UTL Global Studies team…”
…This position will be responsible for performing copy cataloging and occasional original cataloging. Library staff and other librarians may assist with cataloging but this position is the primary position responsible for cataloging. This position will also provide reference assistance to patrons at the reference desk and to faculty through the faculty liaison program. Involvement in other projects such as outreach events, LibGuide creation, website management, or work on external committees is also available and can determined by a candidates interest and/or the library’s needs. There may be other duties and responsibilities, which would be developed in consultation with the Director. The position is as an extraordinary faculty member of the law library faculty.
“The George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, seeks applications and nominations for the position of Chair for Cataloging and Discovery Services. The department provides descriptions for and access to materials and resources held at the University of Florida in all formats and subjects, including unique and cultural heritage collections. The department actively supports the digital publishing and data curation programs of the Smathers Libraries.
Reporting to the Associate Dean for Discovery and Access, the Chair for Cataloging and Discovery Services is a tenure track library faculty position which provides leadership, strategic vision and direction for fully integrating emerging metadata standards and linked data technologies into academic library cataloging practices…”
“The Technical Services and Systems Librarian serves as the coordinator for organizing, cataloging, and maintaining the library’s print and non-print collections in order to maximize patrons’ access to academic information. This librarian is the administrator for the Voyager ILS software and the lead librarian in interfacing with ExLibris, OCLC, and the Information Technology department concerning operation of library technology systems. The Technical Services and Systems Librarian assumes responsibility for supervising and implementing activities of the Technical Services area, provides interlibrary loan to students, faculty, and staff, and assists patrons with public services activities and library instruction…”
The librarian reports to the library director and supports the learning, teaching, and research needs of faculty, students, and staff in the college of osteopathic medicine and in affiliated health sciences programs.
- Provides specialized reference and research consultation within the college of osteopathic medicine, in addition to providing reference services to students and faculty in affiliated health sciences programs and to community library users. Staffs the reference desk as needed.
- Develops, delivers, and evaluates library instruction in the classroom and in online environments.
- Assists the library director in collection development, including selection and evaluation of materials and resources that align with the curriculum.
- Provides interlibrary loan and circulation services as needed…”
…Colorado College seeks a … Library Director who will lead a highly collegial and effective organization, and cultivate a dynamic academic library that supports multiple ways of learning and knowing, integrates technological innovation and draws faculty, students, and staff to its hub.
Tutt Library has an annual budget of $3.4 million dollars; a total FTE staff of 28 (including ten librarians and the Printer of the Press of Colorado College); holdings of over half a million volumes; over 200 subscription databases; and access to over 61,000 online and print periodicals. As a member of the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries, the library provides students with quick access to millions of titles through the statewide Prospector Union Catalog and to excellent reference and interlibrary loan services that satisfy the intense demands of the Block Plan. Students fully utilize the Special Collections’ materials and archives, Government Documents, and enjoy hands-on experiences with The Press, a fine art letterpress. The library building also houses student resources and services including the Writing Center, the Quantitative Reasoning Center, and the Help Desk for technological support…”
- Instructional Services Librarian, Coordinator of Information Literacy and Outreach – Lycoming College, PA
“Snowden Library at Lycoming College seeks applicants for the position of Instructional Services Librarian/Coordinator of Information Literacy & Outreach. This position, which holds faculty rank, provides professional information literacy instruction and reference services to students, faculty, and staff. Primary responsibilities include coordinating the college’s Research and Information Competencies initiative as well as developing and implementing a variety of outreach functions and events. Lycoming College is a private, 4-year, residential liberal arts and sciences college…”
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.