ATG Job bank – Librarians – 12/29/20
The Library of Congress has announced the 2021 Librarians-in-Residence program to offer early career librarians the opportunity to develop their expertise and contribute to building, stewarding and sharing the institution’s vast collections. Applications for the program will be accepted from Dec. 18, 2020 to Jan. 22, 2021.
The Library will select up to seven applicants for a six-month residency to begin in June 2021. The program is open to students who will complete their master’s degrees in an American Library Association-accredited library and information science program no later than June 2021 or who completed such a degree no earlier than December 2019…”
“Grinnell College Libraries seeks applications from innovative, dedicated, and team-oriented librarians interested in becoming our Head of Technical Services. This is a renewable, non-tenure-track position reporting to the Librarian of the College and appointment is possible at either the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. The person moving into this vital leadership role will plan and facilitate the work of cataloging and acquisition staff; perform original and copy cataloging using OCLC Connexion, RDA and LC Classification; create metadata for licensed and open source information resources; manage critical components of the electronic resources life cycle; and collaborate with other library departments to support our systems and discovery platforms.
Information & Education Librarian (NTT Lecturer – Instructor) Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
“The Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences Libraries seek an … librarian to serve as an Information & Education Librarian who will provide instruction, reference, and research services assistance for the Health Sciences Libraries. This is a full-time non-tenure track faculty position, of 1-year duration. The Information & Education Librarian will assist students, faculty, and other users with their information and research needs…”
“… Manage and oversee the Acquisitions and Resource Sharing Department, which includes ordering and receiving of library materials, balancing, monitoring, projecting and maintaining yearly library budgets. This includes budgeted, endowed and non-endowed funds and reporting accordingly. Generate reports for several departments, recommend policies and procedures for the Acquisitions and Resource Sharing Department, and supervise staff positions. Manage requisitioning, order and renewal processing, status reports and direct work with vendors. Order and serials’ claiming and cancellations, LMS, OCLC record selection. This position may include helping with other digital library systems, mending, binding when/if needed…”
Assistant/Associate Professor, Digital Services Librarian – Oklahoma State University, Edmon Low Library
“The Oklahoma State University Library seeks creative, tenure-track faculty members with a passion for web technologies, who are eager to drive their own projects, innovate, and take on challenges. Library faculty are engaged in the OSU academic research lifecycle and develop collaborations with other faculty, researchers, students, and partners…”
“Brandeis University is accepting applications for a Manager of Digital Distinctive Collections. This person will manage strategies for Brandeis’s University Archives and Special Collections materials in the 21st century that transcend collection management and incorporate dynamic activities in the areas of discovery, digital presence, and alliances with faculty, students, and staff across the university working with both University Archives and Special Collections materials, supervising staff and students in Archives and Special Collections, and working with colleagues in Cataloging and Library Systems…”
“The School of Library & Information Science at Louisiana State University announces the availability of a full-time Assistant Professor of Professional Practice position to teach graduate courses in library & information science with a focus in school librarianship and coordinate the Graduate Certificate in School Librarianship. The candidate will have a commitment to teaching excellence and service to the profession. This is a 12-month appointment starting May 2021 and may be renewed annually based on successful performance review. Relocation is not required. All courses are 100% online and asynchronous….”
“Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona campus is hiring an experienced Reference/Instruction Services Librarian…. This position provides a high level of student centered learning support and expertise through the integration of library services, library instruction and research consultation services, information resources, and technologies by working closely with the ERAU learning community to promote academic success…”
“The University of Toronto Libraries seeks a user-focused, forward-thinking, collaborative, and technologically adept librarian for the position of Curator of Digital Experience…. Reporting to the Associate Chief Librarian, Digital Strategy and Technology and supervising the ITS Web Services team, the incumbent will build strong relationships within the University of Toronto Libraries and its user community, and with peers in other institutions and organizations to orchestrate an excellent experience for users of the University of Toronto’s online library presence…”
Assistant Librarian – Collection Development Librarian, University of Wyoming Libraries, Laramie, WY
“The University of Wyoming Libraries invites applicants for a Collection Development Librarian. This position is part of a team that acquires, maintains, and assesses library collections in support of learning, teaching, and research in alignment with the university’s and Libraries’ strategic directions. This position reports to the Assistant Dean for Resource Discovery & Management…”
“Cornell University’s Catherwood Library invites diverse applications for the position of Assistant Director. We are seeking a collaborative, flexible, and innovative individual to lead and develop services primarily geared toward Cornell’s ILR School focused on broad, interdisciplinary fields centered around the study of labor and employment in the US and abroad…”
“The Library of Virginia is seeking a Records & Information Management Analyst to provide direct services to state and local governmental offices to analyze and assess record keeping and information systems. Reporting to the Records Management Coordinator, the Analyst will assist in the cooperative development and review of Record Retention and Disposition Schedules for the management of public records…”
“… The Dean oversees the operations of the University Libraries in support of the University mission to advance teaching, research, student learning, and community engagement. It is under the Dean’s guidance and strategic direction that the Libraries fulfill their mission to further intellectual inquiry and innovation; partner with students and faculty in the creation of new knowledge; and foster excellence in education through providing access to scholarly resources, active learning environments, cutting-edge technology, and knowledgeable assistance, all with an underlying core focus on diversity and inclusion…”
“The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies is currently accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Digital Preservation and Curation, with preference given to candidates whose expertise connects to the social justice mission of the school. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply…”
Collection Services and Metadata Librarian, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN
“Reporting to the Head of Collection Services and working closely with the Director of Special Collections and colleagues in Public Services and Library Information Technology, the Collection Services and Metadata Librarian’s core position responsibilities fall into two areas: cataloging/metadata and discovery and coordination of collection services operations. 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…”
“LAC Groupseeks a Serials and Acquisitions Librarian for a large legal organization in downtown Los Angeles. This full-time employment position will be responsible for the acquisition, receipt, invoicing, and claiming of collection materials including electronic resources. The Librarian will also be responsible for assisting with acquisitions and collection development decisions, and supervising the acquisition and payment processes…”
“The University of Florida’s, George A. Smathers Libraries seek an Assistant User Services Manager to provide broad public services assistance to members of the University community.Posted December 18th, 2020. This position holds specific responsibility for training of support staff who comprise the night and weekend team, hiring and supervising of student assistants, monitoring night and weekend schedules of the service desks, and tracking issues related to building safety and facilities. The Assistant User Services Manager produces training materials, communication tools, and other appropriate documentation for the effective administration of the branch…”
“The Sciences Librarian shares equal responsibility with the other Sciences Librarian in actively engaging with the faculty, students, and staff of assigned academic departments in the sciences at the University of North Carolina Wilmington to provide information literacy instruction and research support. This liaison librarian position is responsible for ensuring that the library’s collections adequately support the curricular and research needs of the students, faculty, and staff of the departments it serves.
This is an 11-month, renewable, non-tenure track faculty position reporting to the Coordinator of Liaison Librarian Services…”
“As a member of the E-Resources Unit, the Electronic Resources Specialist acquires, administers and maintains, and ensures continuity of access and discoverability for the Libraries licensed and open access electronic resources in support of the University of Florida’s vibrant user community. This position affords the opportunity to exercise technical expertise in the library’s Integrated Library System (ILS), access and discovery tools, and other library or third-party systems, as well as functional expertise in library acquisition and the e-resource life cycle…”
“The School of Information Science (SIS) in the College of Communication and Information at the University of Kentucky (UK) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level with an anticipated start date of Aug. 16, 2021.
Teaching responsibilities for this nine-month appointment include topics primarily in information retrieval and/or information technologies. Candidates are expected to hold an earned Ph.D. or be in ABD status in library science, information science, or a related field at the time of the interview…”
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.