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Career Opportunities at Virginia Commonwealth University; University of Oregon; University of Connecticut and Florida Institute of Technology

Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries seeks faculty candidates to supervise a staff of six responsible for ordering all library materials and managing the bibliographic fiscal system.  Position reports to the Head of the Collection Analysis and Investment Department. ALA-accredited graduate degree or accredited graduate degree in an appropriate discipline required. Salary commensurate with experience, not less than $50,000. Review of applications will begin April 29, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Preferred qualifications, application procedures and other information are available in the complete position description at http://www.library.vcu.edu/about/jobs/Acquisitions.html. Virginia Commonwealth University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Oregon Libraries seeks a knowledgeable, creative, and service-oriented colleague for the position of Acquisitions Librarian. Applicants should be eager to apply excellent technical and interpersonal skills to coordinate and monitor the activities of the section, participate in the creation and management of the collection budget, collaborate with colleagues and provide training and supervision for unit staff members.

The Acquisitions Unit 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.

For a full job posting see: https://library.uoregon.edu/node/3438

Application Deadline:

To ensure consideration, applications must be received by May 6, 2013. The position will remain open until filled.

The University of Connecticut, one of the nation’s leading public research universities, seeks applications and nominations for the position of Vice Provost for University Libraries.

The Vice Provost for University Libraries will embrace leading-edge technologies and practices that further establish the Libraries as an organization exemplifying excellence and innovation.  The Vice Provost will be a leader who effectively articulates the Libraries’ mission with respect to the University’s long-term goals, and who inspires Libraries’ staff to provide resources, spaces, and services that optimally serve the university community now and into the future.  The individual chosen for this position will have a clear understanding of both the challenges and the opportunities inherent in the rapidly changing landscape of academic libraries and higher education today.

This is a full-time, management-exempt position, with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2013.  The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn, and a highly desirable work environment.

The position description and further information about the University of Connecticut Libraries can be found at http://jobs.uconn.edu/vp_ul.html.

Applications should include a cover letter, detailed resume providing evidence of a distinguished record of librarianship and scholarly achievement, and the contact information for three references.  Applications should be sent electronically (a single PDF file preferred) and in confidence to: VPLibrarySearch@uconn.edu.

This search will remain open until the position is filled.

“The Florida Institute of Technology invites applications for the position of Dean of Libraries. The Dean provides executive leadership and direction in the management of all aspects of the Library’s programs and services. The successful candidate will be an individual with broad experience in academic librarianship and a vision in developing, preserving, and delivering scholarly information to the university community in an evolving technological era.  Reporting directly to the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (EVP/COO), the Dean serves as a member of the EVP/COO’s Council and the Executive Deans Council…

Qualifications, Education, and Experience

The optimal candidate will have:

  • Doctorate degree, preferably in a scientific or technical field, and a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of progressive experience in high-level administrative and fiscal responsibilities in an academic research library
  • A well-informed understanding of research libraries and the rapidly changing world of higher education
  • Extensive experience in long-range planning, budgeting, evaluation, and assessment of library services
  • Proven ability to lead a senior management team
  • Strong entrepreneurial spirit and demonstrated success in developing and securing external sources of support, including grant writing and/or fundraising
  • Record of professional and scholarly accomplishments

For a full position description or to learn more about the Florida Institute of Technology, please visit: http://lib.fit.edu/job-posting.php.

Application Procedures

Consideration of candidates will begin May 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.  Ideally, candidates should be prepared to begin on or shortly after August 1, 2013.

To apply for this position submit (1) a detailed cover letter addressing how your experience matches the qualifications, (2) a statement of philosophy describing your vision of the future of the academic research library, (3) a curriculum vitae, and (4) names and contact information, including email, mail, and phone number, of at least three references to DeanLibrarySearch@fit.edu.

Email DeanLibrarySearch@fit.edu to apply for this job.



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