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Career Opportunities at University of Oregon; University of Colorado at Colorado Springs;
University of San Diego; Dartmouth College; Georgetown University and the Nevada State Library Archives

“The Acquisitions Unit at the University of Oregon Libraries consists of 1.0 FTE librarian, 3.0 FTE classified staff members, and is part of Collection Services. The Collection Services department includes acquisitions, serials, cataloging, processing and preservation. This position supervises 3.0 FTE classified staff members plus student assistants and reports to the Head, Collection Services.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Provides leadership and expertise in all aspects of the acquisition and receipt of all library resources and acts as the primary resource for monograph acquisitions as well as assisting with other higher-level management activities. Shapes acquisition models and creates workflows to efficiently acquire traditional, evolving and specialized resources. Coordinates and monitors the activities of the monographic acquisitions section. Participates in the creation and management of the collections budget. Provides training and supervision for monographic acquisitions staff members and facilitates communication with extended library colleagues such as serials and subject specialists. Contributes to the advancement of the Libraries’ mission through service on local and national committees, and continuing professional development…
Salary commensurate with education and experience. The UO offers a generous benefits package, including low staff tuition rates for employees and family members. For details, see: http://hr.uoregon.edu.
Application Deadline:
To ensure consideration, applications must be received by May 6, 2013. The position will remain open until filled.
To Apply:

Send Word or PDF attachments via email and include the following: cover letter of application, résumé, and the names and contact information of three professional references (one must be indicated as your current or most recent supervisor) to libapps@uoregon.edu and address to: Ms. Laine Stambaugh, Personnel Librarian, 1299 University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, OR 97403-1299. Employment will require successful completion of a criminal background check in accordance with University policies.”

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Kraemer Family Library, is seeking a Head of Collections Management in the Technical Services Department. The Head of Collections Management leads, administers, and coordinates collection development activities and works with others to provide leadership of the cataloging and government documents unit and University Archives for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Kraemer Family Library. This tenured or tenure-track position directs the Library’s Collections Management operations including the selection, management, and acquisition of collections; develops and administers the Library’s materials budget; works closely with Library Systems in the assessment of the integrated library systems by focusing on strategies that maximize the latest technologies; and directly supervises 3 librarians, 1 exempt professional, and 1 classified staff person. As a member of the Library’s Leadership Team, the Collections Management Head participates in general administrative decision-making, library management, strategic planning, and priority setting. This position reports to the Dean of the Library.

A complete job description and application instructions are online at www.jobsatcu.com. Refer to job posting F00302. Include a letter of application addressing in detail the specified qualifications for the position, a full resume/vitae, and names with postal addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers for at least three references, including a current or recent supervisor. The position will be available August 1, 2013. Questions may be directed to Jayne Lloyd, Assistant to the Dean, at jlloyd@uccs.edu…

Salary: $70,000 to $85,000

The University of San Diego’s Copley Library seeks an …  individual for a new library faculty position as Collection Services and Metadata Librarian. The successful candidate will manage daily operations for firm and standing order acquisitions, cataloging, and gift processing in Copley Library and will provide metadata expertise for digital initiatives.

Detailed Description

Reporting to the University Librarian and working under the direction of the Head of Technical Services, the Collection Services and Metadata Librarian is responsible for supervising two staff positions in the Technical Services Department. He/she manages the acquisition and receipt of firm and standing orders in digital or print format for Copley Library. As Copley Library’s metadata specialist, the Collection Services and Metadata Librarian provides oversight for the cataloging of digital and print monographic, audiovisual and other non-serial materials. Duties also include performing original cataloging on a variety of formats and subject areas; collecting and analyzing data and statistics of monographs and audiovisual resources for budgeting and reporting; evaluating and supervising gift receipt and processing; staying abreast of emerging trends and best practices related to metadata, digital and print monographs publishing, and audiovisual format developments; serving on relevant library and university committees; and participating in professional organizations that focus on acquisitions and cataloging. This position serves as a liaison to one academic department. This is a 12-month tenure-track library faculty position…

Deadline: Formal review of applications will begin May 1, 2013, and continues until the position is filled. The planned start date is July 1, 2013.

How to apply: Go to http://apptrkr.com/332929. Click on IRC10427. Click on apply now and register as an applicant

Upload the following documents (please do not send any additional materials): letter of application; resume; and names, addresses and telephone numbers of five professional references. If you have difficulty uploading, please contact Human Resources at (619) 260-6806 or (619) 260-2725.

Questions can be directed to Dr. Theresa S. Byrd, University Librarian, (619) 260-2370, tsbyrd@sandiego.edu

Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, seeks a … collection-development librarian to provide system-wide leadership and support in the assessment and analysis of the Library’s collections activities. Reporting to the Head of Acquisitions Services, the Collection Assessment and Analysis Librarian will work with acquisitions colleagues, librarians from across the system, and others, to develop qualitative and quantitative methods of assessing the value and effectiveness of the Library’s collection development program. The Librarian is a member of the Acquisitions Management Team and participates in the hiring, training, management and supervision of Acquisitions staff and in departmental planning. The Librarian will be part of a growing assessment capacity in an Acquisitions Department that is reorienting itself for the future.

Job Requirements

Applicants must have a Masters in Library and Information Science (MLS) from an American Library Association (ALA)-accredited program and 3-5 years of experience in collection development in an academic or research library (significant pre-professional experience may be substituted). The successful candidate will have experience with collections analysis and collections budget management; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across departments and with partner institutions; excellent oral and written communications skills; excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to solve problems and manage complex workflows; ability to work appropriately with sensitive and confidential materials and situations; experience with statistics and spreadsheet applications (preferred); and two or more years of supervisory experience.

The position is part of the Librarian Classification System of Professional Ranks. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. For more information please go to https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/17844. To apply, please go to https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu and search for position #0054801.  Dartmouth College is an AA/EOE.

“Reporting to the Head of Metadata Services, the Metadata Librarian will work collaboratively with other Metadata Librarian(s) and Metadata Specialists to support the discovery of and access to Library acquired materials in a variety of languages and formats, special collections and digital content through metadata creation, analysis, enrichment, and maintenance according to local and national cataloging and metadata standards. The Librarian ensures timely access to our entitlements through accurate description of resources; participates in the evaluation of the effectiveness of metadata and performs necessary maintenance tasks on both MARC and non-MARC metadata to ensure its accuracy and continued resource discovery and access for the Georgetown University community; serves as a resource; and collaborates with others as needed to accomplish the goals of the Unit, Department, and Library.

The incumbent will also coordinate quality control projects for non-MARC metadata from digital collections; provide comprehensive and accurate resource description and subject analysis; serve as a resource person for resolving metadata problems; lead the Librarys efforts to coordinate best practices in developing a holistic approach to metadata practices in support of improving and increasing the discoverability of the local and unique digital collections; provide input into the Librarys overall success with the Library’s discovery strategy;

Grade/Level: 11 -$ 44,928.00

Librarian 2 – Nevada State Library Archives

Librarians perform a broad range of professional level duties in planning, coordinating and directing activities within one or more functional areas of the library.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

Incumbent provides reference services for users of NSLA including referral, information literacy training and research. Provides verbal and/or written responses to users of NSLA reference services within the NSLA library reference service guidelines; reviews and assigns reference requests in coordination with Head of Access Services to appropriate NSLA staff member(s); maintains legal requirements for confidentiality and public access; coordinates the service desks’ calendars with Access Services staff to assist clients and monitors public service areas; and maintains Access Services data collection systems. Conducts tours, consultations, workshops, training, and meetings for staff/clients as needed for Access Services and NSLA collections. Creates content for, maintains, and edits website information and updates NSLA webpages as required including online databases and serves as vendor contact for online databases and electronic resources with Head of Access Service. Assists the Head of Access Services to identify and market to state agencies and departments to better provide access to information/knowledge for state employees/customers utilizing NSLA Collections and other information management tools and online resources. Performs informational needs assessment and develops collections and/or electronic resources appropriate to the mission of NSLA; assists Access Services staff with reference collection maintenance; attends collection development team meetings and performs delegated duties.

Some travel is required. Incumbent must have or acquire a valid driver’s license within one month from the date of hire and maintain it for the duration of employment.

Approximate salary: $40,862.16 to – $60,405.84


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