Professional Career Opportunities at:
- University of North Florida Library;
- Indiana University, Bloomington;
- Tulane University;
- Rutgers University;
- The Ohio State University;
- University of West Georgia;
- Indiana University, Purdue University Fort Wayne;
- Brigham Young University;
- Texas A&M University;
- George Mason University;
- DePaul University;
- University of California, Irvine;
- Union College, Schenectady, NY;
- University of Tennessee;
- University of New Mexico;
“The University of North Florida Library in Jacksonville invites applications for Head of Acquisitions and Collection Development. The Head of Acquisitions and Collection Development oversees and administers the development and management of library acquisitions under the direction of the Director of Technical Services. This position supervises the Electronic Resources Librarian and is responsible for the ordering and receiving of a wide variety of library materials, print, microform, electronic resources, etc. They oversee many of the direct contacts the library has with vendors. The position coordinates budget activity for the library materials budget and several other funds such as Auxiliary, Foundation, Sponsored Research, and Distance Learning to ensure the best use of library funds. The position also actively participates in collection development activities for the library and serves as a library liaison. The position works closely with all parts of the library, particularly as co-chair of the Collection Development Committee and with the administration office in managing the budget…”
“The Archives of Traditional Music seeks a dynamic, innovative, and service oriented individual to be Collections and Cataloging Librarian at the Indiana University Bloomington Libraries…
Reporting to the Director of the Archives of Traditional Music (ATM), the individual in this position will oversee the cataloging, access, and use of the collections and work closely with students and faculty in many departments across the university as well as researchers worldwide…”
“The Coordinator for Scholarly Resources for the Humanities supports Tulane faculty and students in the humanities. Reporting to the Associate Dean of Libraries, the person in this position coordinates humanities collection development activities related to the general collections and selects materials for the library’s Rare Books area; provides and promotes humanities-related workshops and other instruction; liaises with students, faculty, and researchers individually or in groups to provide timely, relevant sources of information; evaluates information needs; and plans, implements, and assesses initiatives that support humanities faculty and students across campus…”
“RESPONSIBILITIES: Administers the Robert Wood Johnson Library of the Health Sciences, providing academic support to the faculty, students and staff of the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the other New Brunswick and Piscataway-based Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences (RBHS) academic, research and clinical programs. Manages all operations of the Library, provides budgetary control, personnel recruitment and supervision, with full responsibility for the library. Works in close coordination with the educational programs at RWJMS, and insures successful integration of library-based resources and services available to constituent groups…”
“…the Head of the Fine Arts Library leads efforts to connect the Libraries’ art and design collections and research services to a multifaceted faculty, student body and community. The Head will oversee the Fine Arts Library, develop its collections and promote engagement with the arts and design disciplines at the University, and specifically support digital scholarship in art and design in collaboration with other units and visual arts leaders in the campus community and in the Columbus area. The Head will engage deeply with University efforts to strengthen the Arts District, including the Wexner Center for the Arts, Hopkins Hall Gallery, ACCAD (Advanced Computer Center for the Arts and Design), and the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum and its strategy to grow support of the visual and performing arts through its Arts Initiative…”
“The University of West Georgia’s Ingram Library seeks a knowledgeable and team-oriented individual to serve as Electronic Resources/Collection Assessment Librarian. This is a full-time (12-month) tenure-track faculty position.
Reporting to the Head of Technical Services, the Electronic Resources/Collection Assessment Librarian will manage the operations for acquiring, licensing and accessing all electronic resources, including trials for prospective purchases. In addition, this person will participate in the development of workflows and policies for handling electronic resource acquisition, access, and preservation…”
“Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) invites nominations and applications for an innovative and knowledgeable leader to serve as Dean of Walter E. Helmke Library. The Dean of the Walter E. Helmke Library reports to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and is the designated leader and administrative officer responsible for the effective and efficient operation of the Helmke Library. The Dean provides overall leadership, direction, communication, coordination, consultation and assessment of the library as a whole, and of the sub-units within it, especially in the areas of print and digital collection development, information literacy instruction, research and information services, public services, technical services, facilities planning, University Digital Archives management, scholarly communication, and personnel policies…”
“The Associate University Librarian for Library Information Technology builds and mentors a team of IT professionals and impacts the vision and strategy of the library as an active member of the senior management group.
Benefits include support for research, presenting, and publishing along with vacation, insurance, retirement savings, and appreciation for work-life balance. This is a continuing faculty status track position (equivalent of tenure) in the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University. BYU is located in Provo, Utah with easy access to a wide variety of recreational opportunities, sports and cultural events…”
“The UCLA Library seeks an innovative, strategic, visionary, and collaborative leader for the position of Associate University Librarian for Library Special Collections and International Studies Programs to shape the future of special collections and international studies programs at UCLA. As one of the world’s great public research universities, UCLA integrates education, research, and public service so that each enriches and extends the others. From its beautiful neighborhood campus in a uniquely diverse and vibrant city on the Pacific Rim, teaching and research extend beyond the classroom, office, and lab through active engagement with communities, organizations, projects, and partnerships throughout the region and around the world…”
Texas A&M University Libraries seeks a … professional to join the Libraries as the Director of Electronic Resources…
This is a tenure-track or tenured academic appointment carrying full faculty status and responsibilities including research, publication, and service to meet both the Libraries’ and the University’s requirements for tenure and promotion.
The person in this leadership position must be a self-starter who will set the strategic direction for the unit. He or she will have proven assessment and negotiation skills, will have successfully led a functional area and demonstrated the ability to work collaboratively with other units.
“The George Mason University Libraries seeks to fill the position of Art and Art History Librarian. The George Mason University library system, comprised of a large central library and four other distinctive libraries, is located on three campuses in the Northern Virginia-metropolitan Washington, D.C., region. One of Virginia’s leading academic research libraries, the Mason Libraries continues to gain steadily in national stature as it undergoes extensive transformation in all areas that are key to a 21st century research library – innovative technologies and services, expert library faculty and skilled staff members, growing collections, publishing, modern facilities, and transformational partnerships…”
“Reporting to the Coordinator of Reference, Instruction, and Academic Engagement, the Data Services Librarian will play a key role in the development and implementation of DePaul University Library services and policies to collect, manage, curate, provide access to, and instruct in the use of data throughout the data life cycle. The Data Services Librarian will collaborate with members of the Library Administration and with Coordinators of Library Services and will serve as resource person for faculty, students, and staff using data and government information in their research and teaching as well as librarians and archivists involved in facilitating faculty and student research. The position will also serve as a liaison to one or more academic departments…”
“The University of California, Irvine Libraries invites applications for the position of Cataloging and Metadata Librarian. This position will provide expertise in cataloging and metadata creation in all formats and languages. We are seeking a knowledgeable, energetic, and enthusiastic librarian eager to join the Libraries as we continue to provide excellent cataloging and increase our participation in metadata creation for digital collections…”
“The Archives & Special Collections Librarian is responsible for evaluating, appraising, describing and preserving the College’s institutional records, including the archival collections associated with the College’s Adirondack Research Library. The Archives & Special Collections Librarian prepares finding aids and other access tools, such as EAD guides, in accordance with archival methodologies and techniques; serves as a liaison with the Schaffer Library’s Digital Services department to advance digital initiatives and emerging technologies; and provides outreach to faculty, students and researchers through orientations, instruction sessions and exhibits…”
“…Reporting to the Head, Acquisitions and Continuing Resources, the successful applicant will work as a member of a collaborative team where innovative thinking and creative problem solving are highly valued. The Electronic Resources Librarian will play a critical role in the development, implementation, and evolution of strategies and workflows relating to the acquisitions and management of electronic resources. This position requires a thorough understanding of and experience in all aspects of acquiring, evaluating, incorporating, and supporting ongoing access to electronic resources…”
“The University of New Mexico College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences (UL&LS) seeks a Discovery and Web Librarian. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Public Services…
The Discovery and Web Librarian takes leadership for library website information architecture and creates a user friendly experience on the library’s web pages, employing excellent interpersonal and communication skills while working closely with colleagues and with students and teaching faculty. Works closely with library technical services and information technology services. Leads the Web Steering Committee and the Web Team. Participates on the LIBROS Management Team supporting discovery for University Libraries and the LIBROS Consortium…”
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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.