“… Primarily, the Collections Services and Metadata Librarian is responsible for coordinating content management, cataloging, authority control, and metadata of the Library’s electronic, digital, and print collections to enhance discovery and improve access. This position will also coordinate the work of two full time library staff members whose positions relate to acquisitions, course reserves, and stacks maintenance…”
“Clemson Libraries seeks an … leader to serve as Associate Dean for Technical Services and Collection Management. The successful candidate will provide vision and strategic direction for five functional teams, which currently include 21 faculty and staff, and direct the development of collections responsive to the research and pedagogical needs of Clemson’s faculty, staff, and students…”
“Reporting to the Manager, Information Access, the Librarian manages the Online Resources and Acquisitions program and coordinates support of access to the Libraries’ owned, licensed, and other selected resources with other programs. This program is responsible for the ordering, processing, coordination of access points for, and management of online resources for the Drexel University Libraries (DUL), including the tools and services used to manage them…”
“… 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…”
“The Acquisitions and Collection Development Librarian is responsible for the identification and selection of books and other intellectual materials in all languages for the museum library in accordance with the collection development policy and through established relationships with international vendors. The incumbent manages and disperses acquisition funds for the development of the collection, including endowment and trust funds and general operating funds. ..”
“The UC San Diego Library is seeking … applicants for the position of Chief Administrative Officer, Library Operations (CAO). Reporting to the University Librarian and working with a team of senior leaders, program directors and staff, this role provides leadership for the Library’s and the university’s vision to be a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public university…”
Kimbel Library at Coastal Carolina University welcomes applications for Head of Collections & Resource Management. Reporting to the University Librarian, this position provides leadership and direction in the development, management, and maintenance of library collections. In conjunction with acquisitions and cataloging specialists, the Head oversees departmental workflows, maintains collections budgets, and manages department’s initiatives…”
“The Faculty Scholarship Librarian and Legal Research Instructor reports to the Associate Director for Library Services and is responsible for supporting the students and faculty of the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law through the provision of library services and collections designed to advance legal research, scholarship, instruction, and learning…”
” … 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 new 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…”
Samford University Cumberland School of Law seeks an Electronic Resources & Serials Librarian at the Beeson Law Library (12-month, non-tenure track). The successful candidate should have experience in cataloging and metadata creation. The Electronic Resources & Serials Librarian will manage all aspects of electronic resources and serials…”
“… Provide leadership in the area of electronic resource management, including licensing, trouble-shooting, and policy development. Provide related technical support for library operations. As the library migrates from use of Ex Libris’ Voyager, WorldCat Local, and SFX to Ex Libris’ Alma/Primo VE, provide leadership in the configuration and implementation of those new systems’ capabilities, including integration with Tipasa…”
“Coordinate technical services functions and staff in a broad range of activities related to acquisitions, cataloging, and the management of electronic resources. As the library migrates from use of Ex Libris’ Voyager, WorldCat Local, and SFX to Ex Libris’ Alma/Primo VE, provide leadership in the developing new technical services workflows. May serve as a subject specialist in a selected discipline and provide reference services in a team environment…”
The Assistant Library Director will be part of a three person leadership team that includes the Library Director and the Associate Library Director. The Assistant Library Director will lead reference, instruction (information literacy and digital literacy) and subject-liaison services in a highly collaborative and collegial environment, and will have a key role in reassessing instruction, reference, and liaison roles to expand beyond traditional models.
Recently embarking on a historic $2.1 billion comprehensive campaign, the University of Kentucky set an ambitious path to be a destination for students, scholars, and healthcare providers to forge new discoveries and arrive at world-class outcomes. The University of Kentucky Libraries is vital to fulfilling the goals of enhancing and expanding the university’s research enterprise, and we are looking for a creative, collaborative, and engaged library professional to provide innovative services in the position of Research Data Services Librarian.
“Reporting to the Head Conservator, the Conservator for Special Collections, with a focus on the conservation of bound material, will contribute to the preventive care and conservation treatment of the special collection holdings of Cornell University Library…”
“… The ideal candidate will demonstrate a focus and commitment to serving Madison College’s diverse student body. This position will have the opportunity to work with a creative and collaborative team of librarians who are dedicated to student success, innovation and support…”
“…The Resource Management Librarian provides leadership and support for the acquisition, assessment, accessibility, maintenance, and promotion of print, online, and electronic resources at Parkland Library…”
“Serve as administrator of the library services platform (Alma/Primo); work cooperatively with the library’s Computer Support Specialist and Technical Services department to ensure continuous access to e-resources; maintain and manage the library web site, including its institutional repository; serve as collection development librarian and liaison to health and social sciences departments; provide library instruction and fulfill other duties as assigned;…”
Harvard University invites applications and nominations for the Philip Hofer Curator of Printing and Graphic Arts (P&GA) at Houghton Library. The Curator provides vision, leadership, advocacy, interpretation, and passion for the collection and serves as catalyst and coordinator for a dynamic group of activities and individuals dedicated to connecting the holdings of P&GA to Harvard faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and an international community of scholars, artists, and other researchers and enthusiasts.
environments.Harvard University is looking for a Project Manager for Resource Sharing Initiatives to coordinate and facilitate the successful delivery of two high-profile, multi-institution library technology projects that will have major impacts on user experience and library operations at Harvard and beyond: implementation of the ReCAP Shared Collection Service Bus and of the BorrowDirect Shared Index. We seek an experienced project manager who approaches their work with enthusiasm, prioritizes and values communication, and thrives in complex and active stakeholder environments.
“… Under the general guidance of the Faculty Director for Instruction and User Services, the STEM Librarian will develop, deliver, and assess library instruction to students; collaborate with teaching faculty to determine collection needs and to implement information literacy initiatives; and enhance the library’s capacity to support the curricular and research needs of the university’s STEM departments, programs, faculty, staff, and students…”
Associate Library Director: Access, Instruction, and Research Services – Macalester College – St. Paul, Minnesota
“… The Associate Library Director for Access, Instruction & Research Services (AIRS) manages and guides the staff responsible for research, instruction, circulation, interlibrary loan, reserves, and public access computing. They are the steward of library services providing leadership, vision, assessment, and strategies that ensure our services meet the needs of current and future scholars…”
“The New England College of Optometry (NECO), a small, focused, independent graduate school in Boston’s Back Bay, is seeking a librarian to support faculty, students, and alumni in appropriately obtaining, using, and sharing information. This is a highly collaborative position, ideal for someone personable who enjoys working in a team-oriented environment to support the community’s unique information needs. This full-time position reporting to the Director of Library Services…”
“Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) invites applications for a Public Services Librarian with an anticipated start date of August 1st, 2020. This position is in the Library at NU-Q. Northwestern University’s first international campus is a media school grounded in the liberal arts and housed in one of the most advanced and well-equipped communication facilities in the world…”
“… As the Research and Instruction Librarian for Business, the librarian will be the point person for research assistance, information literacy instruction and collection development in support of the curriculum and the faculty research at the Kogod School of Business, as well as business-related research across campus…”
The School of Information Studies at Charles Sturt University in Australia is advertising a tenure-track position as Lecturer (similar to Assistant Professor in North America) or Senior Lecturer (similar to Assistant Professor in North America) in Information Studies.
Actively contributing to the delivery and development of a broad curriculum in the School of Information Studies, the successful candidate will also have an opportunity to develop and progress an active research profile aligned to the strategic direction of the School.
The STEM/Emerging Technologies (ET) Librarian supports teaching, learning, and research in natural sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics, working with faculty, staff, and students to identify, evaluate, and adopt new technologies that enable or enhance those activities. This position also serves as the library contact for faculty in any discipline seeking to work with augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), 3D scanning and printing, data visualization, or interdisciplinary application of these technologies…”
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.