The Northeastern region includes Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
Chief Executive Officer, Bibliomation, Inc.
The Research and Instructional Support (RIS) team at Mount Holyoke College seeks an energetic and service-oriented new colleague to join us in providing forward-looking library research and instructional technology services to the MHC community for a one-year term.
RIS is one of five units within Library, Information, and Technology Services (LITS), a user-centered organization that supports the educational priorities of the College by providing instruction, materials, staff expertise and equipment to sustain learning, teaching, and research, and to advance the College’s mission.
Responsibilities: Provide library research and instructional technology consultation in a variety of modes and settings; lead the team in one or more areas based on needs and expertise; potentially serve as liaison to one or more academic departments; work with RIS team to create a welcoming environment in which a diverse population of students, faculty and staff can thrive.
Required qualifications: Qualifications: ALA-accredited Master’s or relevant advanced degree required. Subject expertise is open. 1-3 years providing reference, research, and technology outreach and support in an academic setting preferred. Recent Master’s graduates with related experience encouraged to apply. Excellent oral and written communication, organization, and problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently required.
Working environment/Description of institution: Mount Holyoke is committed to fostering multicultural diversity and awareness in its faculty, staff, and student body and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Salary and benefits: Commensurate with experience.
Deadline for applying: Review of applications will begin on June 25, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
Application instructions: Review of applications will begin on June 25, 2013 and continue until position is filled.
More information and online application at: http://jobsearch.mtholyoke.edu
Contact person: Human Resources, Mount Holyoke College URL for further information: http://jobsearch.mtholyoke.edu
Head of Access Services, Williams College Libraries
The Haverford College Libraries seeks a motivated, dynamic, accomplished, and strategic leader for the position of Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts/Head of Special Collections. The individual will lead the Libraries' efforts to build, maintain, and actively promote its Special Collections in advancement of curricular and co-curricular objectives. The position also supervises the Libraries’ preservation program; the management of the library’s archival and records program; collaborates deeply in the exhibition program; and develops, maintains, and supervises the collections that are unique to Haverford College. These collections include our internationally regarded Quaker Collections, Manuscript and Rare Book Collections, General Photography Collection, Archival Collections, College Archives, and Memorabilia. The individual works with campus partners to provide appropriate description of, access to and storage for the College’s art and artifact collections. The individual in this position participates in collection development, instruction, reference, and outreach activities, supervises current staff, student employees, interns, and volunteers.
Must have significant experience working with rare books, special collections, and/or archives in a university setting. Five years of experience as a supervisor of staff in an archival or special collections setting, including strong experience in leading a special collections or archival program, is required.
An ALA-accredited master's degree in Library and Information Science, or a Master of Archival Studies, or an advanced degree in a closely related field. Holders of a master’s degree other than the aforementioned must have completed advanced coursework in archival management.
Working environment/Description of institution:
Located on a wooded suburban campus less than ten miles from the center of Philadelphia, Haverford College is a highly selective liberal arts institution of approximately 1,175 students and 120 faculty. The Quaker foundation and traditions of the college encourage a respect for the individual and an openness of exchange that make it attractive to intellectually ambitious and socially conscious students. The library staff of 25 offers a supportive environment for self-motivated, team-oriented, creative, committed librarians seeking intellectual and professional growth through involvement in the work of faculty and students. Local Haverford library and information technology resources are substantially augmented by consortial relations with Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore Colleges.
This position affords an excellent opportunity to pursue a career at an outstanding college and in a collaborative, consortially-oriented work environment. The college seeks candidates who take an expansive approach to the work of libraries, to the possibilities afforded by information technologies for achieving the college’s goals for student and faculty work, and to the integration of their work with that of other units within the libraries and among the Tri-College libraries.
Salary and benefits: The salary is competitive and comes with generous benefits.
Deadline for applying: Review of applications will begin on August 16, and will continue until the position is filled.
Application instructions: Please send a cover letter and résumé to Terry Snyder, Magill Library, Haverford College, 370 Lancaster Avenue, Haverford, Pennsylvania 19041-1392 or by email at email@example.com.
Apply to/Contact person: Terry Snyder (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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