Professional Career Opportunities
- Princeton University;
- University of Illinois;
- Kennesaw State University, GA;
- University of Colorado Boulder;
- Florida International University;
- Harvard University;
- Loyola Notre Dame, MD;
- University of Michigan Law Library;
- University of Chicago;
- Dominican University, River Forest, IL;
- Birmingham-Southern College;
- University of Arkansas, Monticello;
- SUNY Purchase;
- Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester, MA;
- Vanderbilt University;
- University at Albany (SUNY);
- Northeastern University;
- University of Houston;
- University of California, Irvine;
“…The Head of Acquisitions Services leads and conducts all resource acquisitions operations for the Princeton University Library. This position is part of a highly committed team whose mission is to maximize the Library’s support for the teaching and research programs of Princeton University. The position holder develops innovative strategies and work methodologies for obtaining and processing new print and digital resources and content, and to promote and foster partnerships with colleagues in complementary roles advancing resource acquisition, both in Technical Services and in parallel Library departments responsible for collection development…”
“…The ideal candidate will be a leader in the area of scholarly communications and publishing, with substantive evidence that s/he is engaged actively in research on issues that advance the Library’s programs and the thinking of the Library and Information Science profession in academic scholarly publishing, scholarly communications, and the role of libraries…”
“Kennesaw State University Library System seeks applications for a 12-month, non-tenure track, faculty librarian position: Scholarly Communications Librarian, Graduate Library Services Unit, Librarian Associate Professor rank, which begins March 1, 2017. Reporting to the Director of Graduate Library Services, the annual salary will have a negotiated range depending upon qualifications from $50,000 – $54,000 prorated to start date. The successful candidate will serve as a member of the Graduate Library Unit and help guide the library system to meet the challenges of today’s complex higher education organizations with an emphasis placed upon providing excellence in research, scholarship, digital publishing, and related intellectual property issues…”
The University of Colorado Boulder Libraries invites applications from … professionals for the position of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Learning & Collections Librarian. The successful candidate plays a highly collaborative role in a team that supports the teaching and research of scientists in the College of Arts Sciences, the College of Engineering & Applied Sciences, as well as several research institutes and centers. The librarian in this role provides instruction, research consultation, and collection development services in a wide area of sciences and engineering, complementing and collaborating with other librarians…”
…Florida International University seeks an … librarian for the position of Digital Technologies Development Librarian. Charged with providing technical leadership for the development, design, and configuration of the Libraries’ web presence and Public Services web-based projects as assigned.
As a member of the RefTech Team, the Information & Research Services’ (I&RS) research and instructional technology support unit, the Digital Technologies Development Librarian works collaboratively to fulfill departmental and Library goals that involve and rely on tech initiatives. This position is responsible for the development of digital library projects and helping to identify emerging web based technologies that promote interactive user engagement with the Libraries’ website…”
“Reporting to the Executive Director of the Library, the Manager, Special Projects and Digital Services plays a central role in the planning, analysis, and monitoring of a range of complex initiatives and special projects emanating from the directors’ office, particularly as it relates to innovation, technology, and promotion of library programs and services. The person in this position supervises staff and also participates in all planning, both financial and programmatic…”
“The Loyola Notre Dame Library seeks an energetic and inquisitive librarian with experience in electronic resources to join our Acquisitions Unit. The Electronic Resources Librarian will manage the life cycle of electronic resources and work collaboratively with units throughout the Library to provide accurate access to electronic content. Under the supervision of the Acquisitions and Resource Management Librarian, the successful candidate will be a creative problem solver and proactively incorporate new and emerging practices and technology into the electronic resources environment. The Electronic Resources Librarian will be interested in continual learning and the application of expertise developed through work experience and professional development opportunities…”
The Electronic Resources & Collection Development Librarian is responsible for the interrelated areas of electronic resources management and acquisitions, and participates in collection development, in consultation with the Collection Development Committee and other Library staff.
The Electronic Resources & Collection Development Librarian:
- Serves as the point person for electronic resource collection development for all legal jurisdictions including selecting new resources, writing policies, and consulting with Law faculty as appropriate, in collaboration with the Collection Development Committee librarians and staff.
- Responsible for continuing resources management, including identifying and resolving problems relating to complex electronic serials, databases, and subscriptions.
- Responsible for licensing, managing, and problem-solving for new and existing electronic resources.
“The Document Delivery Services Librarian plans, develops, implements, and maintains document delivery services to support teaching, research, and learning at the University of Chicago. The position is responsible for coordinating document delivery across campus libraries as well as providing direct oversight and management of interlibrary loan services, the “scan and deliver” copying service, the UBorrow and BorrowDirect consortial borrowing services, Regenstein Library course reserves, and conversion of print materials into searchable text for purposes of ADA accommodation…”
- Lecturer, Informatics in the School of Information Studies (SOIS), Dominican University, River Forest, IL
Dominican University invites applications for the position of Lecturer, Informatics in the School of Information Studies (SOIS). This renewable position is a full-time, 10-month appointment to begin August 2017 with the possibility of converting to tenure track in the future. This is an opportunity to contribute to the development of a new Bachelor of Science in Informatics and Master of Science in Information Management as well as to an evolving curriculum for the Master of Library and Information Science…”
“Birmingham-Southern College invites applications for the position of Electronic Resources and Research Librarian. This 12-month non-tenure-track faculty position bears responsibility for the implementation and maintenance of library technology platforms and for ensuring timely and reliable access to holdings via the library’s Discovery tools. The Library currently uses OCLC WMS as its integrated library system and EBSCO Discovery Service, and maintains LibGuides. In collaboration with other librarians, the person in this position will also support academic research for students and faculty by participating in instruction and reference, the creation of library guides, and collection development activities…”
The University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) () is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Librarian. This is a 12-month, tenure-track, faculty position. UAM, one of eleven campuses of the University of Arkansas System…
Responsibilities: Candidate must be able to coordinate subscriptions and access to journals and indexes, both print and electronic; provide reference and instruction; maintain library webpage; administer library’s ILS Sierra; assist UAM’s IT staff in maintaining library computers; serve as liaison with academic departments; and participate in library planning and university governance…”
“Purchase College Library seeks a … Digital Services Librarian. This tenure track faculty position is responsible for the licensing, acquisition, maintenance, and evaluation of electronic resources and supporting applications, such as the discovery system. It includes working with faculty to facilitate the adoption of open educational resources (OERs). Other duties include…”
- Coordinator of Library Serials & Electronic Resources – Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester, MA
General Statement of Responsibilities:
“The Coordinator of Library Electronic Resources and Serials manages electronic resources and serials, including vendor relations, statistical analysis and assessment. Provides reference and instructional services as part of the librarian team. Outreaches and markets the library resources and services…”
“Vanderbilt University seeks an … archivist for the position of Curator of Archives Special Collections. Overseeing the accessioning, arrangement, description and preservation of permanent records in textual, architectural, photographic, audio/visual, born-digital, and multimedia formats, the first task of this position will be the implementation of ArchivesSpace at Vanderbilt…”
The University at Albany Libraries (State University of New York, Albany, NY), an ARL-member institution, seek a service-oriented, creative, collaborative individual to serve as Web Developer/Designer. The successful candidate will have daily responsibility for organizing, maintaining, updating and improving the Libraries’ public websites and staff intranet; integrating a variety of disparate web services and resources seamlessly; creating documentation and providing training to library faculty and staff; and working closely with individuals and groups who contribute to the sites. Duties may also include work on administrative and/or database applications. The Web Developer/Designer reports to the Head of Library Systems…”
“Northeastern University seeks a… leader for the position of Vice Provost for Information Collaboration and Dean, University Libraries to guide the library, campus and global network of students, staff, and faculty in innovative, collaborative, and collegial growth.
Reporting directly to the Provost, the Vice Provost & Dean participates on the Council of Deans, collaborates actively with the CIO, and is operationally responsible for strategic planning, budgeting and financial management, human resources, and information technology, and development of collections, services, and programs within the library…”
“The Data Services Librarian will collaborate with subject liaison librarians across disciplines to provide expert support for faculty and students working with geospatial, numeric, statistical, and other data. Such support may include instruction in methodologies and tools, especially those related to Geographic Information Systems (GIS); analysis and visualization of data; and development and promotion of dataset collections…”
“Under the general supervision of the Systems Administration Unit Supervisor, this position will lead technical support for the Library Management System (LMS). This includes advanced support across multiple technical areas of LMS services, Linux administration, and virtual server management. In addition, the incumbent will proactively assess the impact of upcoming changes and added features to the functionality of our LMS installation…”
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.