- Head of Acquisitions – University of Wisconsin, Madison
“The Head of Acquisitions provides leadership and oversight for the serial acquisitions, monographic acquisitions and financial services units of the Libraries’ Acquisitions Department. Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Collections and Research Services, this position ensures the timely and effective acquisition of library resources in all formats for general and special collections…”
The Acquisitions Librarian is a member of the Acquisitions team within the department of Access & Discovery. The team provides stewardship in sustaining the library’s acquisition budget and “in-time” access to all information resources that the library has purchased and leased.
“… This position is responsible for providing leadership for the Library’s web and discovery services. It has primary responsibility for maintaining and managing the Library’s website (Springshare hosted), discovery service and library management system (Summon/Alma), and user experience assessment. This position ensures the website is responsive and accessible, acts as the Alma Administrator, and identifies emerging technologies…”
“Under the general direction of the Associate Dean of Library Operations and working closely with Library Faculty, this position manages essential services at a senior level in the library including electronic resource licensing, research desk scheduling, managing student workers, managing the library’s discovery services and web presence, and solving complex problems…”
“Kansas State University Libraries invite applications and nominations for a creative, collaborative, and service-minded individual to join our Center for the Advancement of Digital Scholarship (CADS) as Scholarly Communication and Copyright Librarian…”
“Reese Library of Augusta University invites applications for the position of Cataloging and Metadata Librarian at the faculty rank of Instructor. Working under the direction of the Associate Director of Reese Library, this full-time, non-tenure track faculty position has the primary responsibility of managing catalog and metadata processes for the University Libraries’ integrated library system…”
“The Collection Analysis Librarian is user focused, data-driven, and engages in processes that support decision making concerning the strategic acquisition, renewal, and retention of Library collections. The librarian also engages in systems integrations, records management and project management activities…”
West Virginia University (WVU) Libraries seek applications and nominations for an innovative, collaborative, and tech-savvy Head of Metadata and Data Services to provide leadership, support, project management, and workflow analysis for both the Knowledge Access and Resource Management (KARM) department and WVU Libraries to ensure accurate metadata and data analysis services. The Head leads the Metadata and Data Services teams…”
“Barnard Library invites applications for an innovative and creative librarian or technologist to develop instructional programs and research consultation services that support the scholarship of faculty, researchers, and students at Barnard College. Reporting to the Director of Teaching, Learning and Digital Scholarship for the Library, the Associate Director of the Digital Humanities Center…”
“Kansas State University Libraries invite applications and nominations for an energetic, creative, and committed individual to serve in the position of Electronic Resources Librarian with a focus on serving as a team lead for electronic resources acquisitions and content management for Hale Library and the three specialized branches…”
“The Secretary of State’s Archives Division (State Archives) is seeking a … leader to join our Management Team. As the Assistant Division Chief (Staff Services Manager III), you will serve as the Deputy State Archivist and have the opportunity to oversee large-scale initiatives that implement new technologies to broaden public access to the State Archives’ collection…”
The James E. Tobin Library at Molloy College is seeking a… professional to lead our electronic/digital resource initiatives and access services teams. The ideal candidate will also have experience in web/UX design as well as knowledge regarding current accessibility standards. The position entails oversight of electronic resource and access services staff and their related tools and technologies, including webmaster responsibilities over the library’s website.
The University of Wyoming Libraries seek applicants for a Discovery & Metadata Librarian position. This position reports to the Assistant Dean for Resource Discovery & Management (RDM)…
This position is open until filled. We will begin screening applicants on October 28, 2019…”
“Coordinates library assessment initiatives. Shares responsibility with other members of the Research Services Department for providing all aspects of research support…”
The James M. Milne Library at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for the position of Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Librarian. This is a twelve-month, tenure-track librarian position reporting to the Head of Bibliographic and Digital Services. Expectations include, but are not limited to, the responsibility for electronic resource management and acquisitions operations.
“Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Participate in a robust library instruction program, providing in-person and online library instruction for the general education program and courses in the humanities, especially in the English Department.
- Work collaboratively with university humanities and library faculty to develop innovative and effective approaches to strengthening student information literacy skills…”
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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.