The Head of the Life & Health Sciences Division provides leadership for enhancing and evolving the collections, operations, and user-centered services across the Division. This position directly supervises the librarians and a chief operations manager who supervises the career library staff in the Division.
“Wayne State University invites applications and nominations for the Associate Dean position in the School of Information Sciences (SIS). Reporting to the Dean of the School of Information Sciences and the Wayne State University Library System (ULS), this is a unique leadership opportunity for an experienced, nationally recognized leader to help grow the School and to provide oversight for its academic programs…”
“The University Libraries at Appalachian State University seek a … individual for the position of Collection Strategist. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Liaison Programs and Services, the position leads the collection assessment and development initiatives…”
Digital Publishing Librarian (Librarian II) – University of Toronto
The University of Toronto Libraries seeks a … librarian for the position of Digital Publishing Librarian. This librarian will manage the Libraries’ institutional repository services, and develop new services, engaging with emerging publishing technologies, publishing models, and collaborative publishing opportunities, to meet the expanding needs of University of Toronto researchers in a rapidly changing scholarly publishing landscape.
“…The successful applicant will work closely with the Head, Scholarly Communications and Copyright Office to plan, implement, and promote services that support scholarly publishing, open science, and copyright education at the University of Toronto. This position will require internal consultation and liaison with faculty, university administration and library colleagues, and external consultation and liaison with other universities, agencies supporting open access, scholarly publishing, and copyright groups…”
The University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks an … individual to serve as an Electronic Resources Management Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Electronic Resources Management and working as part of a team, this position will assist in the acquisition, management, and delivery of electronic resources for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries. This is an exciting opportunity to grow professionally and contribute to the success of an ARL library at a major research university.
“… Web Services and eResources Librarian will work collaboratively to support current and emerging technologies for the library. The Librarian will have primary responsibility for managing and coordinating the library’s online presence, library website, and web services. The Librarian will manage library electronic resources, including collaborating on selection, establishing and maintaining access, and promoting and evaluating usage…”
“This position is responsible for providing information and research services to union staff and leadership. The ideal candidate will be adept at: selecting and distributing news and other relevant information for a targeted audience, researching, analyzing, and disseminating information from diverse sources in response to patron requests, contributing to the management, organization, and assessment of the library collection, and providing outreach and instruction services for users of the Information Center…”
“The Loyola Notre Dame Library in Baltimore, MD, seeks a … librarian with electronic resource management experience to join our Acquisitions unit. The Discovery and Electronic Resources Librarian will manage the life cycle of electronic resources and work collaboratively with units throughout the Library and with University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) colleagues to provide accurate access to electronic content and improved discoverability for users…”
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Research Librarian for the Government & Finance Division (G&F). This position will provide research and library services to CRS colleagues and congressional clients in areas covered by G&F, such as appropriations, budgeting, Congress, cybersecurity, economic policy, elections, emergency management, executive and judicial branch oversight, financial services, legislative process, and public finance.
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.
- Leads the Collections & Resource Development Department consisting of Acquisitions, Serials, and Electronic Resources.
- Includes direct supervision of 2 FTE faculty librarians and hierarchical supervision of 10 FTE staff.
- Allocates and monitors the materials resource budget. Leads collection development efforts of the FIU Libraries, including coordination of issues and policies across all formats in consultation with appropriate departments and personnel.
- Coordinates liaison collection development activities and collaborates with liaison librarians to foster positive relationships with faculty, especially pertaining to collection issues…”
“The School of Library and Information Studies invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position. The faculty vacancy is a 9-month position with optional summer employment. The school seeks … applicants to teach in library science, with specialty in the areas of school librarianship and information technology…”
Academic Library Fellowship, University of Missouri – Kansas City, Kansas City, MO
“The Public Services Division at Miller Nichols Library is delighted to offer Fellowships to a third cohort of library science graduate students or recent graduates… The Fellowships are situated in the main library at a mid-sized university in the heart of Kansas City’s vibrant, socially-conscious, entrepreneurial community and are a perfect place to accrue an impressive breadth and depth of experience for your resume. Fellows will receive training for all job duties including teaching at the college level, instructional pedagogy, research service, outreach and engagement, and more…”
“…This position will lead the Library’s efforts to identify and develop metadata services while also overseeing and improving existing practices, workflows, and functions. … The Head of Metadata Services will collaborate extensively with metadata stakeholders inside and outside the Library, bringing technical expertise, vision, and an ability to identify and implement innovative metadata and cataloging solutions that enhance the access and discoverability of digital assets….”
“Simmons University’s School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) seeks outstanding scholars and teachers to fill three tenure-track
Library Services seeks an … professional for the position of Emerging Technologies & Systems Librarian. This is a tenure-track librarian position reporting to the Director of Library Services. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with others to identify, develop, deploy, and manage new and existing technologies (hardware, software, virtual and cloud-based) to support library services, teaching and learning, and research.
“Harvard University seeks a … professional to shape the strategic direction for Digital Scholarship services in Harvard Library. The Digital Scholarship Program Manager leads and coordinates development of a robust and integrated set of programs and services that strengthen the library’s role in supporting digital scholarship, digital literacy, digital pedagogy, and the use of digital collections and multimedia in research, teaching, and learning…”
“… The Librarian will work collaboratively as a key member of the Research Services team to build a community of students who are information literate and confident lifelong learners. The Librarian will act as liaison to social sciences departments on campus, offering innovative support for the teaching, learning, and academic research in social and behavioral sciences disciplines such as Economics, Political Science, and Sociology, and will be a key contributor to data literacy initiatives across the disciplines…”
Under the direction of the Director of Distinctive Collections, the Special Collections Public Services Coordinator is responsible for the daily administration of Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) unit operations, including the provision of reference service, handling of rare materials, interpretation and application of Special Collection guidelines and supervision of SCUA student staff.
- Archives Program Officer – Archives Research Center and University Archives (2 positions) – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, IL)
Position one is a full-time professional position in the University Library. The position provides professional reference and operational support for the Archives Research Center. The position reports to the Archivist for Student Life and Culture.
Position two is a visiting professional position in the University Archives’ Main Library location, with an initial term of four years and the possibility of extension depending upon future needs and resources. It is focused on professional reference and research and implementation for records surveying, appraisal, and arrangement and description, including the arrangement and description of digital records. The position reports to the University Archivist.
Reporting to the Head of Access & Electronic Services, the Electronic Resources Librarian manages the library’s electronic journals, books, databases and streaming media. Responsibilities include establishing and maintaining access to electronic content, troubleshooting on and off-campus access issues, cataloging electronic resources and participating in collection development decisions. Additional responsibilities include projects that involve other Access & Electronic Services functions, reference and instruction services, and participation in the library liaison program.
“…The successful candidate will help promote, develop, and maintain the digital services and resources of the Learning Commons and the interpersonal relationships that make these services and resources possible. The ideal candidate is skilled in the latest technologies that promote the discovery of library resources and is familiar with student success strategies that will engage and empower our learning community…”
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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.