Purpose: Manage operations, staff, and initiatives for the acquisition, description, and processing of content for the UT Libraries in all formats and languages
Essential Functions: Oversee staff and workflows for ordering, receiving, describing, and processing of library content in all formats and languages. Coordinate operations and workflows between the unit and other library units or departments. Contribute to fostering ongoing growth and professional development of staff. Promote a culture of innovation and continuous improvement of services, workflows, and best practices. Seek out and engage in appropriate campus, regional, and national partnerships and conversations. Participate in development and grant opportunities for relevant projects or initiatives when appropriate.”
“… The Assistant Head of Acquisitions reports to and collaborates with the Head, Acquisitions and provides support for the acquisitions and licensing of library collections across all subject areas, formats, and channels of delivery. Under the supervision of the Head, Acquisitions, the Assistant Head of Acquisitions will have direct and supervisory responsibility for operations, workflows, and special projects involving ordering, payment, receipt, processing, and access to information resources of all types…”
“The J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte is seeking an Electronic Resources Management Librarian to help manage the life cycle of our electronic resources including maintaining the electronic resources management system ALMA, updating the our discovery system index, collecting and analyzing usage statistics, marketing the library’s e-resources, addressing access issues, and other tasks related to the management of the libraries vast electronic resources collection…”
“The Diamond Law Library at Columbia University seeks an … professional to serve as its Head of Continuing Resources and Collection Maintenance. The Head of Continuing Resources and Collection Maintenance will be responsible for the physical integrity and overall organization of over 800,000 volumes of the Diamond Law Library, including planning to maximize effective use of limited physical space. The individual will also be responsible for ensuring timely and accurate bibliographic and physical access to continuing resources in print and microform formats…”
“Position Description. Reporting to the Head of the Collection and Resource Services Department, the Catalog Metadata librarian requires substantial cataloging knowledge and skills in order to support the cataloging, metadata, and discovery services of the department. The Catalog Metadata librarian performs original cataloging of diverse materials in a full range of subject areas and oversees quality control for previously cataloged content. The position is a 12-month tenure track faculty appointment at the level of assistant professor, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience…”
“… The successful candidate for dean will lead faculty and staff focused on expanding teaching and learning in data and information literacy, digital scholarship, and undergraduate and graduate research. These efforts will be implemented in conjunction with a university-wide Integrated Data Science Initiative in collaboration with all academic colleges. The dean must have a dynamic vision for the future of library services, spaces and collections, with collaborations across Purdue campuses…”
The University of Texas at Tyler seeks nominations and applications for an innovative, visionary, forward-thinking, and collaborative leader to serve as the Executive Director of the Robert R. Muntz Library. The Director is the chief administrative and budgetary officer of the Robert R. Muntz Library and plays a key role with all major stakeholders such as faculty, administration and wider East Texas community, among others to advance the university’s new strategic plan (https://www.uttyler.edu/president/files/uttyler-strategic-plan.pdf).
“… Reporting to the Associate Dean for Research & Learning Services, as Associate Professor, Library Collections Strategist, you will lead efforts to implement evidence-based collection strategies, management, and review. The collaborative and user-focused Collection Strategist works closely with the Library’s subject liaisons, personnel in other Library departments, and with campus faculty, staff, and students in a highly interdisciplinary research community…”
“The Open and Sustainable Learning Coordinator is responsible for the statewide development and implementation of the promotion, programming, and training elements of VIVA’s Open and Affordable Course Content Initiative. This position works to directly advance VIVA’s goal of implementing sustainable and economically viable models of scholarly communication that provide barrier-free access to resources for students and researchers…”
“The University of Texas Libraries seeks an Assessment Librarian, reporting to the Head of Assessment, to collaboratively design and implement assessment strategies that allow UT Libraries to make well-informed decisions, communicate our impact, and continuously improve…”
“The Chair will work collaboratively with the Dean and Chair, User Services in achieving the goals and strategies of the Walker Library. Responsibilities of the chair will include providing strong academic leadership for the Department, representing the Department within the University and broader communities, managing resources and staff, facilitating planning and assessment…”
Reporting to the Head of Research and Instructional Services, the Undergraduate Engagement Librarian works collaboratively with library and campus partners to build connections and infuse information literacy instruction and library engagement throughout the undergraduate experience. While a member of the RIS department, the Undergraduate Engagement Librarian engages with all UO Libraries faculty and staff across the Eugene campus, in Portland, and the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology. This person works to advance student success and teaching excellence by developing and coordinating initiatives to enhance the quality and quantity of instruction provided by the Libraries…”
The University of Minnesota Libraries seeks an innovative, progressive Collection Development Officer to advance its historically rich collections and contemporary programs of content provision. The position aligns Libraries collections with the institution’s comprehensive research programs and extensive undergraduate curricula, both enriched by a land grant mission.
“The DiMenna-Nyselius Library invites applications from results-oriented, flexible, self-motivated librarians who have an enthusiasm for teaching and technology, and the ability to collaborate with colleagues in a goal-oriented library team. The position includes occasional evening and weekend hours…”
CUL seeks two creative, knowledgeable, and collaborative Associate University Librarians (AUL) to lead, develop, and enhance a range of forward-looking and innovative services. Reporting directly to the University Librarian and serving as a member of the Library Executive Group (LEG), AULs at Cornell contribute vision and leadership to the development and management of designated library collections, services and spaces that support the evolving needs of the Cornell community. AULs supervise library directors and unit heads as well as providing overall guidance to academic librarians and staff members in libraries on the Ithaca campus and beyond.
“Ohio University invites expressions of interest and nominations for the position of Dean of University Libraries. The University is seeking a talented, dynamic, and innovative leader to develop a vision and chart a course for the University Libraries that will continue to advance its critical role in pedagogy and research at the University. The Dean reports to the Executive Vice President and Provost of the University, is the chief administrative officer for the University Libraries, and sits on the University Council of Deans…”
“The UConn Library is seeking a creative and innovative digital information and preservation professional to manage UConn’s long-term digital repository and the Connecticut Digital Archive (CTDA). The CTDA (https://ctdigitalarchive.org) is a statewide digital preservation repository headquartered at UConn, serving more than 40 cultural heritage institutions and preserving more than 1 million objects…”
The École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l’information at Université de Montréal is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Information Management (Strategic information management and Strategic intelligence; Metadata management; Museum information management (documentation aspects).
Please note that candidates should be proficient in French. Université de Montréal provides support for newly-recruited faculty to attain proficiency in French within one year.
The University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty position as Head of Technical Services/Associate Professor, in the University Libraries to begin early 2019.
Under the general supervision of the Dean of University Libraries, the incumbent has leadership responsibility for the supervision and administration of technical services, which includes acquisitions, cataloging, collection management, serials and electronic resources, gifts management, and processing and preservation, while holding tenure or tenure track faculty status and rank.
“The Rutgers University Libraries seek an … librarian to fill our Business & Entrepreneurship Librarian position. This liaison will work with the Rutgers Business School (RBS) undergraduate and graduate programs and its entrepreneurship minor, as well as business-based programs outside of RBS. Opportunities for collaboration on campus include the Information Technology and Informatics major, The Center for Innovative Ventures of Emerging Technologies, Career Services, the Master of Business and Science degree, Business and Technical Writing, and the Sport Management program…”
“The cataloging librarian oversees and preserves the quality of the library catalog by maintaining bibliographic and authority records in the Integrated Library System (ILS). Catalogs library materials according to current standards and rules to enable their identification, access, and use. Provides leadership in the organization of and access to monographs, serials, and media in all formats. Keeps an accurate inventory of the library’s print and electronic holdings. Provides statistical reports…”
“…This position will be part of a business librarian team that works primarily with students and faculty of the Tuck School of Business, a top-10 ranked business school. Reporting to the Head of Research & Data Services, the person in this position will carry out a wide range of duties:
* Provide timely and responsive information, research consulting, and data services in support of research, teaching, and learning
* Offer targeted educational services such as workshops, orientations, and one-on-one instruction in a variety of settings…”
Columbia University Libraries (CUL) seeks an … Digital Projects librarian to coordinate and participate in technical projectplanning and implementation of significant, high-visibility digitization and digital publishing projects involving the Libraries’ rich research collections.
The UTC Library invites applications from motivated, detail-oriented, and user-focused applicants for its Processing Archivist position. The successful candidate will be responsible for processing and describing archival and manuscript material and providing on-site and remote reference services in Special Collections…”
Illinois State University’s Milner Library seeks an … innovative, forward-thinking, and collaborative librarian for a 12-month, tenure-track faculty position responsible for managing the Cataloging and Acquisitions Department and the Library’s electronic resources. Appointment will be at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank.
To ensure full consideration, please apply by November 1, 2018. For a complete description and to apply, click here.
The Literature Section at the Library of Congress seeks a cataloger with strong cataloging and classification skills primarilyfor material in one or more of the following subject areas: Literature, Linguistics, Mass Media and related areas (e.g., Journalism, Motion Pictures, Theater) and/or Classics. This position requires the ability to communicate in one or more of the following languages; German, Spanish, Italian or French…”
The Digital Projects Librarian will be a self-directed, production-oriented individual who will manage digitization projects, primarily grant digitization projects, and projects related to the grants for the University of Maryland Libraries. The candidate should be knowledgeable in digitization and digital project standards and best practices for file creation and metadata; file management; digital collections repositories; and digital preservation.
The Library of the University of California, Davis, seeks a … Scholarly Communications Officer to serve as program lead, who understands the challenges facing the traditional system of scholarly publication and associated systems of academic credit and quality assessment. The incumbent teaches and conducts research in the arena of scholarly communications, and guides the Scholarly Communications Program within a complex research university environment…”
The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Library seeks an experienced and innovative leader to head its Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) department. Reporting to the University Librarian and Dean of Libraries, this position provides vision, leadership, and direction for the department, with the goal of strengthening the visibility, accessibility, diversity and impact of UIC’s well-regarded collections.
Reporting to the University Librarian, the Head of Ricker Library of Architecture and Art will provide leadership for and supervision of library services to students, faculty, and other scholars using the Ricker. The Head of Ricker is a member of the University Library’s Arts and Humanities Division.The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. This is a 100% twelve-month, tenure-system appointment.
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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.