Position Description: Reporting to the Library Director, the Assistant Director for Scholarly Resource Management oversees acquisitions, scholarly resource development/serials, bibliographic controls, and interlibrary/document delivery services, and their related fiscal, technological and space requirements. This position will actively pursue to optimize the cost of and access to the most appropriate information resources that meet the growing information needs of an expanding biomedical research institution, including the negotiation, evaluation, selection, and activation of digital resources, management of their deployment for access and discovery, and ensuring ongoing availability.
Kansas State University Libraries invite applications and nominations for a creative and committed individual to serve in the position of Head, Content Development Department. This position provides leadership and vision for the department while managing human and financial resources to ensure efficient operations. The head reports to the associate dean for collections, discovery, and information technology services and works collaboratively with other departments to develop both print and digital collections.
“The Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Library Electronic Resources librarian is collaborative, proactive, and service-oriented and applies innovative approaches to electronic resources and collections operations. This position is responsible for providing leadership for strategic development and management of the life cycle of new and existing electronic resources, discovery tools, and cataloging for all library resources in all formats…”
Reese Library of Augusta University invites applications for the position of Special Collections 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 providing leadership, vision, and strategic direction for Special Collections within the broader context of the strategic plans and goals of the University Libraries as well as Augusta University
The Electronic Resources and Discovery Librarian at the Auburn University Libraries is responsible for ensuring accurate and seamless access to subscription and selected open access electronic resources. The person in this position will assist in aligning technical services operations to improve efficiency and in contributing to the library’s new strategic plan. The Electronic Resources and Discovery Librarian is a 12-month tenure-track faculty librarian position reporting to the Head of Technical Services…
“Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Research Library seeks a talented Technical Services Lead Librarian. Responsibilities include management of acquisitions, cataloging, access and discovery of locally and consortially acquired content in all formats. The Technical Services Lead Librarian reports to the Research Library Manager and acts on her behalf, as needed. The Research Library is administered by the Technical Information Department (TID) and supported by the Office of the Deputy Director for Science and Technology (DDST). This position is in the Business Directorate…
The Pennsylvania State University Libraries invite applications and nominations of an … individual for the faculty leadership position of Associate Dean for Technology and Digital Strategies. Reporting directly the Dean, University Libraries and Scholarly Communications, the Associate Dean for Technology and Digital Strategies provides leadership and vision for user-focused services and resources that support access and preservation of information…”
Towson University (TU) invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of University Libraries with appointment to begin July 1, 2020. Reporting to the Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Dean serves as the chief administrative officer of the Libraries and an essential member of university leadership…”
‘… Primary Responsibilities • Serve as liaison to UofL’s College of Business • Support faculty and researchers across the lifecycle of research, teaching, and learning • Develop and sustain productive working relationships with UofL’s College of Business faculty and students by responding to and anticipating their distinct information needs • Provide course-related and resource-specific instruction to undergraduate and graduate business students • Create, enhance, and update online business guides and tutorials on an ongoing basis • Deliver quality, in-depth research assistance in the field of business, both virtually and in-person…”
The McGill Library seeks a … leader with a keen sense of the evolving 21st century research library, to lead the planning, coordination and development of library services and user experience delivered in its eight branch libraries. The McGill Library promotes innovation in service and operates in a culture of assessment, risk taking and welcoming of change in a rapidly developing information world…”
“… Responsibilities include coordinating the identification, appraisal, acquisition, storage, access, preservation and disposal of university archives in both Unpaper and electronic formats, including supervision of the University Records Manager and conducting archival review of university and departmental records, as required; organizing collections; creating archival based descriptions; providing online and in-house reference services…”
Purdue University Libraries welcomes applicants for the position of Business Information Specialist (BIS) at the Parrish Library of Management & Economics. This faculty position offers the chance to teach for-credit courses in both the Libraries and School of Information Studies and the Krannert School of Management and engage with faculty and students in an embedded environment.
“The Dean leads a faculty of 18, a staff of 38, and 45 student workers. The Dean has administrative oversight for all library operations providing leadership in development of short- and long-range goals, strategic priorities and plans for library services, facilities and academic learning spaces, and collection development. The Dean serves as an advocate for the Libraries in institutional processes for planning, budget development, policy development, and decision making, and is committed to advancing the Libraries position at the forefront of changes in technology, communication, instruction, outreach, and information services…”
“Reporting to the Executive Producer, Arts and Cultural Affairs at New Mexico PBS, the Archivist will manage and execute an ambitious digitization project. The Archivist will be responsible for overseeing contractor/vendor and project collaborator work related to the project, manage the workflows including shipping of tapes to and from the vendor, inventorying, cataloging, and coordination with the AAPB team at the Library of Congress and WGBH…”
Working in a collaborative, team environment, under the general guidance of the Associate Dean of the UW Libraries and Director of the Health Sciences Library, the Assistant Director of CRDS is responsible for providing leadership and program development for curricular and clinical research initiatives and services to the UW community. This position invests in scalable, sustainable and technology-rich teaching focused on critical interprofessional educational (IPE) skills.
The University of Alabama Libraries seeks applications and nominations for an innovative, collaborative, and tech-savvy Coordinator of Metadata. This position reports to the Head of Resource Acquisition & Discovery … The position provides leadership, support, project management, and workflow analysis for a unit consisting of faculty and staff who are responsible for original, complex and copy cataloging, metadata creation and remediation, and authority control in MARC and BIBFRAME…”
“The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University-Bloomington invites applications for two non-tenure track lecturer positions (described below) in the Department of Information and Library Science, beginning in August 2020…”
Supervisory Librarian – Technical Services – Executive Office of the President, Office of Administration
“… Begin a challenging and exciting career with the Executive Office of the President providing support to the President of the United States. The EOP is comprised of The White House, Executive Residence, Office of the Vice President, Office of the United States Trade Representative, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Office of National Drug Control Policy, Office of Management and Budget, Office of Administration, National Security Council, Council on Environmental Quality, and Council of Economic Advisers. The EOP has responsibility for tasks ranging from communicating the President’s message to the American people to promoting trade interests abroad…”
‘… Responsibilities: As the Architecture Librarian, you will provide administrative oversight of the Cunningham Architecture Library. In addition to undertaking traditional library responsibilities such as reference, instruction, resource selection, and orientation, we seek an individual who can support the research initiatives and scholarly endeavors of the School as reflective of 21st century practice of architecture; …”
“… Responsibilities: As the Veterinary Medicine Librarian, you will provide administrative oversight of the CVM Library. In addition to undertaking traditional library responsibilities such as reference, instruction, resource selection, and orientation, we seek an individual who can work collaboratively with faculty and staff, support faculty in managing data and professional profiles using Symplectic Elements, and demonstrate the advantages of open access resources to members of the CVM community…”
“The University of Washington Information School invites applications for an Open Rank Research Faculty (Research Assistant Professor, Research Associate Professor, or Research Professor), non-tenure track position. This position will be expected to engage in outstanding research that broadens and deepens our scholarly and social impacts in areas such as: civic media, civic engagement, information literacy, media literacy, information and communication technologies and development (ICTD), community informatics, digital democracy, digital geographies, digital youth, open data, misinformation, and public interest technology, among others…”
“… This position will coordinate the Libraries open education services, including collaborating with faculty, students, staff, and administrators across the university to promote the adoption and creation of open and affordable course content, and assisting faculty in identifying appropriate open educational resources (OER) and support materials. This position will also promote best practices for digital accessibility, archiving, assessment, attribution, and resource sharing of OER in collaboration with other Libraries units…”
Oakland University’s Kresge Library seeks an …individual to join us as an Assistant Professor and Research Data Librarian to lead us in advancing student and faculty research and curricular innovation by offering research data support services. Successful applicants for this position will possess a strong commitment to research and teaching support and will demonstrate knowledge of current and emerging trends in data science, scholarly communication, and data curation. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion…”
The University of Rhode Island University Libraries seeks a highly motivated individual to use collaborative and innovative approaches to lead the Libraries’ efforts to develop a supportive learning and research environment with emphasis on undergraduate first-year, international, first generation, and transfer students for overall student retention and success…
(This position is a 12-month tenure-track faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level. The position will be a calendar year appointment with an expected start date of July 2020.)
“… The Electronic Resources Librarian provides leadership in developing and assessing the Library’s collection of electronic resources. Working cooperatively with Library and other University staff, the Eresources Librarian ensures the consistency and accuracy of the information and accessibility of the Library’s electronic resources. The Eresources Librarian is responsible for the assessment of electronic resources, and assists in the negotiation of their respective license agreements…”
“… The Systems Librarian plans, implements, and evaluates the use of the Integrated Library System for all aspects of the Library’s operations (cataloging, acquisitions, circulation, reserves, etc.). They serve as the Library’s chief liaison with the ILS vendor and user communities. In collaboration with the Collections Strategist for Description and Discovery they provide technical expertise for projects with the Library’s consortial partnerships and provide leadership in short- and long-range planning for the ILS. The Systems librarian participates in research, planning, and implementation of new technologies related to the ILS; delivering high-level technical expertise and assistance…”
“… The Head of Technical Services directs the operations of the Technical Services Department which includes acquisitions, cataloging, metadata services, and database maintenance for print and electronic resources. Leads a staff of approximately 16 (13 hourly, 3 professional/exempt; 10 direct reports) who provide timely access to information resources in all formats for the Brown University Library (BUL). They are responsible for the timely expenditure and accuracy of a $12 million+ collections budget…”
Central and South American Area Studies & Romance Languages Catalog Librarian, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
- Original descriptive cataloging, subject cataloging, and classification of books and other materials in Central and South American Area Studies (primarily Spanish and Portuguese) and European Romance languages in literature, history, and social sciences.
- Name authority work for personal names, corporate names, and series. Contribute to existing NACO/LC Authority File records.
- Subject authority work as needed through the SACO program.
Princeton University Library (PUL) seeks an … librarian to provide outstanding research assistance and collection development for faculty, students and researchers in labor economics and industrial relations, and to act as liaison to the Industrial Relations (IR) Section of the Economics Department. Reporting to the Assistant University Librarian for Research Services, the Labor Economics (LE) Librarian is part of the social sciences team…”
” … This position will be primarily responsible for providing research, instruction, and outreach services to STEM departments. Successful candidates will have a broad understanding of scholarly information across STEM fields connecting researchers and learners with information and resources within and beyond the physical library. Additionally, the librarian will work collaboratively across the WSU community to support various initiatives including Open Access and Open Educational Resources…”
HAT TIP TO:
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.