“The Associate University Librarian for Collections Services is a member of the senior administrative leadership team of the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University, providing vision and strategic direction to the Library as a whole while fostering a culture of collaboration and communication.
This position also provides leadership, management, resource stewardship, and strategic planning for the Collections Services Division and advocates for the functions and services provided by the departments and units within the division (Collections Development, Digital Initiatives, Conservation, Collection Management, Acquisitions, and Circulation services)…”
“Description: The Bowdoin College Library seeks a creative, collaborative, and experienced leader for the position of Associate Librarian for Collections. The Associate Librarian provides overall administration, vision, and strategic direction for the library’s collection development and management program and plays a critical role in the mission and work of the library to support and advance teaching, learning, and scholarship…”
“Sweet Briar College seeks a Director of Library Services to contribute to our educational mission to develop women leaders… The incumbent will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Mary Helen Cochran Library at Sweet Briar College, working with a dedicated staff and faculty to support information literacy and access, as well as research endeavors for faculty and students. This individual will manage the day-to-day operations of the library including managing staff, collection development and curation and works closely with faculty and students to provide education and support for accessing library resources, and to create an inviting learning environment …
“… Utilizing data from our collections, the library budget, and our user communities, the Collection Strategist will redefine our collections to best meet the changing needs of diverse learners by aligning library resources with University priorities. Using knowledge of emerging trends and the current research landscape, the Collection Strategist will develop cohesive strategies and policies to acquire resources across university disciplines, programs, and research interests…”
Southern Oregon University Hannon Library seeks an … librarian to lead the development and management of the Hannon Library website, the ExLibris Primo discovery layer, LibGuides, and other library web platforms. Within a collaborative environment, the successful candidate will develop, implement and assess library websites and web projects…”
Manager, Collections & Information Services – KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)
“…Reports to Library Director Supervises Research Support & Collections Team Lead, Access Team Lead, Acquisitions Team Lead, Information Service Coordinator, Consultants etc. Position Summary The Manager of Collections & Information Services main responsibilities are to: • Provide strategic planning and implement innovative and effective library services in support of student and faculty research, learning and knowledge sharing. • Manage services in e-resource management, cataloguing, resource discovery, collections development, scholarly communication, instructions,, acquisitions, information services etc. •
Engineering, Patents and Trademarks Librarian and Assistant Professor – Wichita State University Libraries – Wichita, KS
Wichita State University Libraries (UL) invites learner-centered professionals to apply for the Engineering, Patents and Trademarks Librarian, with an appointment as Assistant Professor. As a member of Research and Instructional Services, this librarian reports directly to the Associate Dean for Academic Engagement and Public Services and provides curricular and research-focused information services as liaison librarian for the departments and programs in the College of Engineering including Aerospace; Biomedical; Electrical Engineering & Computer Science; Engineering Technology; Industrial, Systems & Manufacturing; and Mechanical…”
“… The Data Management Librarian provides leadership on data services and collaborates heavily across library project teams, as well as directly with Laboratory scientists and engineers on data management standards and practices. Reporting to the Research Services and Resource Discovery Section, this person provides key public services of consultations and instruction, while collaborating with developers and technical services library staff to ensure data management technologies meet the needs and challenges of managing data, including Big Data, from different scientific disciplines…”
“… The Education Library provides reference, information, instruction, bibliographic and circulation services in support of undergraduates, graduate students and faculty of the Faculty of Education and to others requiring the use of the collection. The Head is responsible for providing strategic leadership necessary to develop facilities, collections, and programs including organization, administration, and operation of services…”
“The Access Services and Discovery Librarian contributes to the library by delivering a seamless experience to users regarding the access and discovery of library resources and services. This position will play an integral role in developing workflows and services that enhance access to our rich print and electronic collections for a culturally diverse residential community at Hobart and William Smith Colleges…”
“The newly formed Digital Scholarship and Programs Unit supports the growing number of Marquette faculty and students involved in open scholarship, web development, digital posters, mapping, data analysis, text visualization, and other means of digital knowledge production and communication. The Libraries’ digital scholarship services include a Digital Scholarship Lab and [email protected], the University’s institutional repository. The person in this position will manage the Unit’s operational activities, including overseeing a service desk, circulating equipment collection, and personnel. This position reports to the Assistant Dean for Digital Scholarship…”
“… The East Asian Library at Princeton University is seeking a … individual to be the Library Supervisor of its Public Services unit. This position leads and manages all daily operations of the East Asian Library, including circulation, shelving, and physical appearance, performing data driven analysis to determine future space and material needs. It hires, trains, supervises, writes evaluations and maintains payroll for 2 staff positions and 20+ students. S/h manages Reserves, Document Delivery, BD, and ILL services of the EAL, and performs ReCAPping, delegating as needed…”
“The Access Services Librarian is a department-head level position. This position coordinates the operations of Access Services department, including circulation, reserves, interlibrary/intercampus loan, and copyright; and provides innovative and collaborative leadership for the department. This position oversees stacks management, building management and building access. A member of the library leadership team, the Access Services Librarian establishes departmental policies and procedures and with the Dean of the Library and other department heads establishes goals for the library…”
Southwest Clinical Campus Librarian – University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences – Bismarck, ND
“As part of the SMHS Library Resources team, the Southeast Clinical Campus Librarian provides reference and information support services as well as training in the use of health information resources to UND faculty, students, and residentso n the Southwest Clinical Campus, as well as clincicians and researchers in the area. The position will be based in Bismarck, ..”North Dakota.
“… Directing the services and operations of the Annenberg Library and Library Archives, the director will work with the Penn Libraries to select and promote research resources and tools, creatively supporting their use in scholarly expression as it is broadly defined at Annenberg. The hallmarks of this position are collaboration and innovation in a setting that is as much a lab, supporting the creation of multimodal research projects, as it is a library…
CLOCKSS is seeking an Executive Director to lead the organization in its next phase of development, from May 2021, following the retirement of the current Executive Director, Craig Van Dyck.
CLOCKSS (Controlled LOCKSS) is a not-for-profit joint venture between the world’s leading scholarly publishers and academic libraries, whose mission is to build and operate a sustainable, geographically distributed digital preservation service with which to ensure the long-term survival of web-based scholarly publications for the benefit of the greater global research community…”
“Description: The Data, Science and Engineering Diversity Resident Librarian at UW-Madison Libraries will actively engage the science and engineering research community, with an emphasis on the ongoing delivery and development of services for research data, data sciences and scholarly communication, in a supported and dynamic environment.
Head of the Academic Services Department (K-State Libraries) – Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
“K-State Libraries seek a … leader to serve as Head of the Academic Services Department. The position reports to the Associate Dean, Research, Education, and Engagement Division and is a full-time tenure-track academic appointment carrying full faculty status. This is an opportunity for individuals interested in providing leadership in a changing and highly collaborative work environment. Following a May 22, 2018 fire in Hale Library, the administration, faculty and staff have reimagined the building from the ground up. The head of academic services will need proven change leadership experience and demonstrated resilience as staff move back into Hale in the coming months…”
Assistant Professor – Open Educational Resources (OER) Librarian – University of Nebraska at Omaha, NE
“The Open Educational Resources (OER) Librarian will promote the findability, adoption, adaptation, and assessment of open educational resources with faculty and staff. Successful candidates will have a strong understanding of trends and issues in OER and open pedagogy, including knowledge of open licensing, copyright, and fair use, and will be able to communicate these trends, issues, and knowledge to the campus community…”
The Assistant Librarian is responsible for maintaining the collection, following library policy, and maintaining a high quality collection of relevant print and electronic educational materials that support Keiser’s academic offerings. The Assistant Librarian is responsible for:
- Provides circulation services associated with shelving library materials, placing reserves, automated circulation system, collecting and clearing fines
- Provides assistance to the Library patrons and librarians
“The Missouri State University (MSU) Libraries invites applications from innovative candidates with experience developing, managing, and promoting electronic resources. This is a new position reporting to the Director of Resource Management & Discovery and located in Meyer Library on the MSU Springfield campus…”
“The primary responsibility of this position is to provide professional support in the life cycle of Kraemer Family Library’s electronic resources. This position performs the ordering, licensing, renewal, payment, and maintenance activities involved in acquiring and making available a wide range of e-resources including e-journals, databases, streaming videos, and e-books…”
“… The successful candidate will lead UCSB acquisition and discovery services in forward-thinking directions as information organization, discovery, and access tools change and evolve. The University of California Libraries (UC Libraries) are recognized nationally and internationally as leaders in advancing Open Access and are well on the way to integrating these values into collection strategies. The mission of the Department of Resource Acquisition and Discovery Services is to support UCSB research, teaching, and academic success by making library resources discoverable and accessible…”
The Information Literacy and Instruction Librarian is responsible for delivery of a broad range of research and instructional services in support of the university’s curriculum and mission. Reporting to the Head of Research and International Library Services, this position will provide information literacy instruction, reference, and research support to a diverse community of users of the Paul V. Galvin Library. This position will serve as the subject liaison to the faculty and students of assigned academic units to support their instruction, research, and information needs.
Description: The J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte is seeking a Digital Scholarship Coordinator to provide research support to students and faculty to help them achieve their academic and professional goals. The Digital Scholarship Coordinator will support current digital scholarship and open access efforts while collaborating to implement new digital collections and services in support of teaching, learning, and research…”
“Description: The Caltech Library is seeking a Head of Research Services to provide leadership in designing and implementing a research service vision that responds to current and emerging needs at Caltech and that leverages the strengths of an institution of Caltech’s size and prominence. Under the supervision of the University Librarian, this position will oversee the continued development of the Library’s reference, instruction, outreach, and research support programs…”
- Develop a relevant collection for science and health sciences programs in collaboration with the teaching faculty, including graduate students in the PA program
- Develop, teach, and assess the information literacy program for science and health care programs in collaboration with the teaching faculty in those disciplines and other librarians
- Participate in developing, teaching, and assessing the information literacy program in the Core Curriculum …”
“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; work cooperatively with the Technical Services Department on cataloging projects and serials management; serve as collection development librarian and liaison to health and social sciences departments; …”
“Description: Princeton University Library seeks an … professional for an exciting new leadership opportunity as the Head of Science and Engineering Libraries. This position leads the Library’s efforts at cultivating strategic partnerships with the departments, schools, centers, and institutes in science and engineering. This position oversees all aspects of library activities, including the…
llinois Wesleyan University’s The Ames Library invites applications for a visiting 12-month faculty position as Visiting Librarian. Responsibilities include:
- Collaborate with students and faculty of academic departments in discovery and use of scholarly resources and technologies.
- Teach information discovery, appropriate use of scholarly literature, source evaluation, intellectual property concepts, and academic integrity.
- Develop and maintain web-based materials to support and supplement these collections and services, and explore opportunities to integrate instructional technology into the curriculum.
“Description: The Instruction and Outreach Librarian provides professional leadership in the planning, programming, evaluating and assessing of the library’s instruction program. The librarian in this position will collaborate with faculty to design tools and learning experiences that enhance lessons in information literacy and critical thinking…”
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.