Northeastern Region

 


The Northeastern region includes Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania


Cambridge, MA
 
The Japan Digital Research Center (JDRC) of the Fung Library at Harvard University seeks an innovative and collaborative information professional to serve as its Japan Digital Scholarship Librarian. This position is best suited for an individual with a strong interest in a range of activities in digital scholarship, including building new digital collections, developing services in support of research, teaching, learning, and managing digital projects, including collaborations with faculty and University library staff. The Librarian will engage with other units and libraries across the University and elsewhere to identify innovative and evolving digital tools and resources that advance scholarly investigation, while building upon the traditional cornerstones of research methodologies in the arts/humanities and social sciences disciplines.
 
Collection and Project Management:
  • Builds and manages a distinctive, interdisciplinary, responsive digital research collection in Japanese Studies in support of academic and teaching programs and to promote current services and collections.
  • Manages existing digital/web collections involving the projects on Japan’s Constitutional Revision and on the 2011 Japan Disasters and its aftermath, working closely with faculty, technology support, staff, and other partners to maintain and develop these resources for research, teaching, and outreach.
  • Provides proactive Japanese Studies research and curricular/instructional support to faculty, and partners with faculty and other library staff on digital scholarship projects at all stages including planning, proposal, design, development, maintenance, and preservation.
  • Identifies and evaluates current and emerging digital and born-digital resources, tools, and methodologies in Japanese Studies.
  • Experience and ability to speak to a range of library issues, including scholarly communication, copyright issues, digitalization, online tools and integration of information literacy skills. Remains current with advances in information technology’s impact on libraries and digital scholarship. Actively contributes to the profession.
  • Prepares and manages JDRC budget in close consultation with the Reischauer Institute administrative leadership.

Instruction and Outreach:

  • Maintains strong familiarity with academic and scholarly research practices.
  • Actively engages, communicates effectively, and develops strong working relationships with faculty, students, librarians, and other groups and partners throughout the University.
  • Seeks partnerships and works closely with faculty, departments, libraries and others to identify current and emerging scholarly projects for which digital tools and methodologies are appropriate and develops strategies focused on production and curation needs.
  • Prepares presentations, papers, and articles on the JDRC and its resources. Participates in meetings, workshops, symposia, and other related outreach activities.
  • Develops innovative ways to promote the JDRC. Works closely and collaboratively with Japanese Studies librarians on campus and elsewhere to develop and organize instructional workshops and orientation on digital resources.
  • Actively engages with and in the professional development of the East Asian library field.

Operations and Administration:

  • Participates with library units in the development of infrastructure and standards to support/preserve digital collections and scholarship.
  • Recommends priorities, policies, procedures for the identification, creation, conversion, preservation and storage of digital content.
  • Advises on library policy issues raised by digital resources such as copyright policy, intellectual freedom issues, fair use, e-privacy concerns, or censorship of Internet content.
  • Prepares serial collection for patron library use and circulation while exploring opportunities to acquire open online access to these resources.

Basic Qualifications

  • An ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS) or Library Information Science (MLIS) and/or advanced degree in relevant subject area or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of Japanese Language.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Japan and Japanese Studies.
  • Background in, knowledge of, and a record of achievement with digital scholarship and services, and experience with library technology, reference, instruction, and outreach services.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of digital library standards for digitalization and metadata creation across all standard formats (text, images, moving images, audio, video, maps) and metadata domains (descriptive, technical, administrative).

Additional Qualifications

  • Bilingual or near-bilingual fluency in English and Japanese strongly preferred.
  • Broad knowledge of current and emerging digital resources in Japanese Studies both in English and Japanese
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and workflow-analysis skills, as well as aptitude for complex, analytical work with attention to detail and organization. Strong understanding of research methods.
  • Experience with digital arts/humanities and social sciences research tools and approaches (e.g. harvest crawls, text mining, data visualization, image analysis).
  • Experience with system administration and web servers. Experience developing and troubleshooting applications using scripting, programming and database languages.
  • Experience with one or more digital asset management (DAM) systems
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience working with library XML standards
  • Self-directed and collaborative. Goal-oriented. Demonstrates ability to lead and promote change.
  • Commitment to providing high-quality patron service within a flexible and continually evolving academic library environment.

To apply: Please submit cover letter and resume to: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerID=25240&siteID=5341&AReq=40496BR More information about The Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies at Harvard University is available at http://rijs.fas.harvard.edu/

New York, NY
 
Instruction-Technology Librarian I-MA NYIT (New York Institute of Technology) is a private, degree-granting, not-for-profit global university, committed to educating the next generation of leaders, inspiring innovation, and advancing applications-oriented research and entrepreneurship. With two campuses in New York (Manhattan and Old Westbury, Long Island), as well as campuses in Nanjing and Beijing, China; Vancouver, Canada; and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, NYIT provides a technology-infused education to 12,000 students from all 50 states and 125 countries. More than 100,000 NYIT alumni are part of an engaged network of physicians, architects, scientists, engineers, business leaders, digital artists, health care professionals, and more. By learning how to analyze and question assumptions, NYIT graduates are culturally aware, profession ready, and prepared to solve today’s—and tomorrow’s—greatest challenges. NYIT seeks a Tech-Savvy Librarian to introduce new and emerging technologies to users, integrating them to Information Literacy and Library Instruction. Reporting to the Director of Branch Services, the Instruction/ Technology Librarian I will work at the Manhattan campus.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Teach users to work with new technologies
  • Use of hand tools, electronics, computer software, hardware and various other technologies such as 3-D printers, Arduino, Raspberry pi, etc.
  • Explore and assist in implementing new technology tools related to instruction/reference for Innovative Library services.
  • Use of modern web apps, chat reference, website development, blogs, tumbler, twitter, video and screen capture software
  • Contribute and participate in the development of the library's online presence.
  • Create online tutorials, and content for the library's web site.
  • Assist with coverage at the Innovation Labs
  • Provide on-line and on-site reference and instruction
  • Work with faculty to develop library services and resources to meet their needs.
  • Organize on site/online programs/workshops.
  • Participate in outreach and develop cross campus partnerships.
  • Plan and organize library involvement in key student events.
  • Schedule reference coverage and information literacy classes.
  • Collection development. Participates in various committees.
  • Liaison for the Center for Teaching and Learning.
  • May hire train, direct and review the work of student assistants
  • Supervise staff and represent the library in the absence of the supervisor.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements: MLS or MLIS required from an accredited program. Undergraduate Computer Science background needed or comparable demonstrated experience. Knowledge of databases in various subjects. Excellent written and communication skills. Comfortable with hands on approach, particularly an ability to improvise with audiences of various multicultural backgrounds. Must feel comfortable presenting for a large faculty group. Ability to work independently and as part of team in a rapidly changing environment. Ability to be flexible and change responsibilities and duties 2 to 3 years’ academic experience preferred Experience integrating new technology into Library instruction/services preferred Some evenings and weekends. We offer a competitive benefits package including tuition remission, along with a professional environment designed to enhance your career development. For immediate consideration please submit cover letter and resume to: libraryma.jobs@nyit.edu EOE AA/M/F/Disability

Albany, NY
New Haven, CT
 
Position Number: 40515BR
 
Under the general direction of the Metadata Services and Catalog Management Team Leader, the Discovery Metadata Librarian works closely with other staff across the library to improve the discovery of and access to the library’s vast digital and print collections through a wide array of activities in metadata analysis, creation, consultation, enhancement, and maintenance.
 
The Discovery Metadata Librarian will participate in the ongoing development of the library’s Hydra/Fedora/Blacklight/Ladybird infrastructure, and will coordinate metadata activities and advise on metadata function improvement, enhancement, and troubleshooting in Ladybird. The incumbent will perform analysis, remediation, and normalization of metadata in the library’s online catalogs, and Quicksearch discovery layer. The Discovery Metadata Librarian will also manage metadata projects, develop workflows, and provide training to staff in order to advance the library’s metadata and discovery services. He/She will apply programming and scripting skills in support of the technical requirements and production needs for metadata creation, conversion, enhancement, and maintenance, and will develop and/or customize applications and tools for automation and innovation.
 
Required Education, Skills and Experience:
  • Master’s degree from an ALA?accredited iSchool. In selected instances, a post-graduate degree in a related discipline may be required or substituted for a master’s degree in library science.
  • Proven record of designing projects and bringing them to conclusion in a timely fashion.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Experience working collaboratively and independently with varied groups within a complex organization and a rapidly changing environment.
  • Demonstrated ability in working with current and emerging metadata standards and tools, including MARC, Dublin Core, EAD and MODS. Knowledge of XML, RDF and Linked Data. Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency with one or more of the following systems, including confidence and efficiency in executing tasks at the command line: Windows, Mac, and UNIX/Linux.
  • Skills in one or more of the following programming and scripting languages: Python, Perl, PHP, Java shell script. Knowledge of SQL and databases. Sound skills in data analysis, remediation, and normalization.
  • Logical and enthusiastic approach to work, with careful attention to detail, initiative and follow-through in equal measure. Ability to multitask and set priorities. 

Preferred:

  • Reading knowledge of non-English languages.
  • Two years’ experience with metadata creation and management.
  • Experience developing library content discovery applications and system improvements; experience with Solr and/or Ruby.
  • Skills analyzing and transforming metadata.
  • Knowledge of RDA, DACS, BIBFRAME, authority control, subject analysis, and controlled vocabularies.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications, consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references should be submitted by applying online at http://www.yale.edu/jobs. The STARS req. ID for this position is 40515BR. AA/EEO – M/F/Disability/Veteran

Princeton, NJ
 
New Jersey Requisition number: 1600980
 
Princeton University Library is one of the world’s leading research libraries. It employs a dedicated and knowledgeable staff of more than 300 professional and support staff working in a large central library, 9 specialized branches, and 3 storage facilities. Through a combination of exemplar services and world-renowned collections the Library supports a diverse community of 5,200 undergraduates, 2,700 graduate students, 1,200 faculty members, and many visiting scholars. Its holdings include more than 10 million printed volumes, 5 million manuscripts, 2 million non-print items, and extensive collections of digital text, data, and images. Further information: http://library.princeton.edu/
 
The Library seeks an accomplished and forward-thinking library professional for the position of Librarian, Lewis Science Library. Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Research and Instructional Services, the successful candidate will provide vision and leadership to the staff of the Lewis Science Library and Furth Plasma Physics Library which consist of a staff of 6 librarians, 10 support staff and numerous student assistants. The Librarian will also oversee all aspects of the libraries’ activities, including the development of innovative services for Princeton's scientific research community, reference and research consultation services, instruction programs, collections, and facilities management. The Librarian will be expected to contribute to campus-wide library projects and represent Princeton in relevant regional, national, and international organizations. Depending on the candidate's qualifications, some science subject liaison work may be part of this position’s responsibility.
 
The Peter B. Lewis Science Library provides library services and collections for students, faculty, and research staff in Astrophysics, Chemistry, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Molecular Biology, Geosciences, Mathematics, Physics, Plasma Physics and Psychology, as well as being a collaborative and welcoming space for undergraduate students in the sciences and across campus. It is also home of the Library’s Map and Geospatial Information Center. The Furth Plasma Physics Library is located at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory at Forrestal Center near main campus. Further information on the Lewis Science Library: https://library.princeton.edu/lewis
 
Required Qualifications:
  • An ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library/information science OR equivalent combination of education and professional library experience.
  • Minimum 3 years professional library work in an academic or research library supporting science teaching and research.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and direction in a research library.
  • In-depth knowledge of research tools in the sciences.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work successfully and collegially with a diverse group of scholars and colleagues, and foster teamwork.
Strongly Preferred:
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in a science or engineering subject.
  • Experience with managing a branch library or library department.
  • Experience supervising professional staff in an academic setting.
  • Familiarity with the Scholarly Communications process and directions.
  • Ability to work effectively in a rapidly changing environment. 
The successful candidate will be appointed to an appropriate Librarian rank depending upon qualifications and experience. Applications will be accepted only from the Jobs at Princeton website: http://www.princeton.edu/jobs and must include a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references with full contact information. This position is subject to the University's background check policy. Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Cambridge, MA
South Hadley, MA
Poughkeepsie, NY
Roosevelt, NY
 
The Librarian assesses and meets information needs of students and faculty and develops programs to stimulate student interest and creates an environment where collaboration and creative problem solving thrive. The School Librarian is responsible for the following duties:
  • To provide the leadership and expertise necessary to ensure that the school library program is aligned with the mission, goals, and objectives of the school and the school district, and is an integral component of the learning/instructional program
  • Selects, receives and organize books, audiovisual materials and equipment of interest to young adults to be acquired by the library.
  • Organize and promote information resources in the school library that support the curriculum and the needs of its students
  • Assisting young adults in selecting materials
  • Suggests appropriate books and multimedia to students for classroom assignments and personal access
  • Assists students and faculty with online searches and research projects
  • Plans and organizes young adults activities such as creative writing
  • Delivers talks on books to stimulate reading
  • Compiles lists of library materials of interest to young adults
  • Confers with parents, teachers and community organizations to assist in developing programs to stimulate reading and develop communications skills
  • May supervise volunteers and student assistants
  • Answer phones and data entry to add records of new materials to the library database
  • Create and send overdue notices to students and teachers
  • Cover Honors students who cannot mainstream back into a regular class
  • Provide instruction to seventh and eighth grade students on library and informational skills.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • NYS School Media Specialist Certification/Public Librarian Professional Certificate
  • Bachelor Degree of related subject
  • Master Degree of related subject preferred
  • Prior experience in a public library
  • Ability to multitask while maintaining patience
  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills
BENEFITS
  • Bachelors $53,308.70
  • Masters $58,584.63
  • Benefits after 30 days: Health, Vision, Dental Life Insurance +401 K
  • Paid Holidays and Summer Vacation
Roosevelt Children’s Academy Charter School
201 Debevoise Avenue, Roosevelt, NY 11575
Phone: (516) 442-2148 ext: 8214
Fax: (516) 223-3989
Robin Dillehay
Human Resources
Cambridge, MA
Cambridge, MA
Brooklyn, NY
Cambridge, MA
 

Chestnut Hill, MA
 
Boston College Libraries seek a Digital Library Applications Developer to develop and manage its repository infrastructure. Current systems include Islandora for the institutional repository and Digitool for archival collections. The libraries desire to be early adopters of Hydra-in-a-Box and anticipate development of staff and user interfaces for the ingest of complex digital objects. Additional duties include managing the archival management system and developing workflows for the batch creation of digital archival objects. Salary range $65,100 - $81,350 Applicants seeking to work in this dynamic environment committed to digital initiatives should possess demonstrated digital library development experience. Systems administration, applied experience with metadata standards and protocols, experience with programming language required. Experience with Ruby, SOLR, FedoraCommons preferred. Minimum 2 years related work experience required. ALA-accredited master’s degree preferred, or relevant combination of training and experience.
 

Penn State University Libraries, Harrisburg Campus, Reference and Instruction Librarian
Harrisburg, PA

University Park, PA
New York, NY
Philadelphia, PA
Dartmouth, MA
 
The Information Services Librarian for Arts and Humanities delivers general and in-depth specialized reference and instruction services (virtually and face-to-face) in conjunction with a team of Information Services librarians. A member of a long-standing liaison program, the Arts and Humanities librarian develops professional relationships with faculty and students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts and the Humanities Council of the College of Arts and Sciences in order to assess and respond to research, teaching, and learning needs. This position serves as library liaison to the same combination of the following departments and subject areas: Art Education, Art History, Artisanry, Design, Foreign Literatures and Languages, History, Music, and Philosophy. Additional subject areas within the humanities and social sciences may be assigned as appropriate. This librarian provides proactive and responsive service to faculty and students in the liaison departments, assisting them with research projects, curricular support, and course-integrated instruction in class and individually, in person and electronically.
 
For the complete position description and qualifications please go to http://www.umassd.edu/hr/employmentopportunities/. To apply please submit a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three professional references @ http://www.umassd.edu/hr/employmentopportunities/. The review of applications will begin October 31,2016 and continue until the position is filled.
 
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, Presidential Executive Orders, and state and local laws designed to protect employees and job applicants from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, military service, veteran status or other non-merit based factors. The University of Massachusetts reserves the right to conduct background checks on potential employees.
Bethlehem, PA
Uniondale, NY
Cambridge, MA
New Haven, CT
Dartmouth, MA
 
The UMass Dartmouth Library invites applications from motivated, collaborative, and user-focused professionals to fill our Online Services and Digital Applications (OSDA) Librarian position. As a member of the Library Services & Digital Services department, the OSDA Librarian is responsible for developing an online experience that strives to meet user expectations. The successful candidate will apply an in-depth theoretical and practical understanding of library services to the development and assessment of library technology and system interfaces.
 
For the complete position description and qualifications please go to http://www.umassd.edu/hr/employmentopportunities/. To apply please submit a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three professional references @ http://www.umassd.edu/hr/employmentopportunities/. The review of applications will begin October 31, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
 
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, Presidential Executive Orders, and state and local laws designed to protect employees and job applicants from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, military service, veteran status or other non-merit based factors. The University of Massachusetts reserves the right to conduct background checks on potential employees.
New York, NY
University Park, PA
State College, PA
New York, NY
Syracuse, NY
Norwalk, CT

Burlington, VT
 
Champlain College seeks a curious, enthusiastic, collegial and service-oriented Librarian to join their award-winning library team to provide high quality academic library services in an innovative setting. This position provides administration, support and enhancement of a variety of library technology infrastructure, including the library management system (currently III Millennium), electronic resources, library website, link resolver, and proxy server. With Champlain's primarily online collection, the individual in this position is concerned with ensuring seamless and reliable access to information including troubleshooting and maintaining electronic resources. They will maintain and develop the library's website content using the college's content management system. They will also provide technical processing and cataloguing to provide timely access to our print collections. The Technology Librarian will maintain relevant documentation of processes in all aspects of technical services for library staff.
 
The successful hire will experiment with new and emerging technologies, approaches, and workflows that make the library's collections more accessible and user-friendly. They will work collaboratively within the library, on campus and in the profession. Problem-solving and effective teamwork are essential, and we seek a colleague who is creative, process-oriented and dedicated to helping us serve our academic community to shape the future of a dynamic, nimble, and thriving college library. The Technology Librarian will join the library's Teaching Librarian team to design, deliver and assess course-embedded, inquiry-based information literacy instruction in the college's Core curriculum.
 
Requirements include a master's degree in library science or related field from an ALA-accredited program required. Relevant experience in electronic resource management or technical services is desirable. Familiarity with web-based writing and programming is also an advantage. Must have demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills; ability to plan projects, prioritize, and manage a variety of responsibilities and projects. Must have a strong service orientation; ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and colleagues, and have a strong aptitude for teaching information literacy in the college setting.
 
Position open until filled. Expected hire date January 2017.
 
Founded in 1878, Champlain College is a private, baccalaureate institution that offers professionally focused master's, bachelor's and associate's degree programs and professional certificates on campus, online and abroad. Champlain College was named the #1 "Most Innovative School" in the North in U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges" 2016 ranking and holds steady at #14 in the overall list of "Best Regional Colleges in the North." It was listed in Princeton Review's 2015 editions of "The Best 376 Colleges" and "353 Green Colleges." Champlain is a national leader in educating students to become skilled practitioners, effective professionals and global citizens. The College is located in picturesque Burlington, Vermont, which is consistently ranked as one of the country's most livable small cities.
 
Application materials must include a resume/CV, a letter of interest specifically addressing the desired qualifications. For more information and to apply, please check out this link to our website: https://champlain.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Champlain-Employment-Opportunities/job/Miller-Information-Commons/Technology-Librarian_R-003282
 
Champlain College values, supports and encourages diversity of backgrounds, cultures and perspectives of students, faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
Poughkeepsie, NY
Cambridge, MA
New York, NY
South Orange, NJ
University Park, PA
Tiverton, RI
 
Work from Home! Strong programmer needed to analyize and debug existing codebase and add new functionality. Knowledge of Progress ABL and bash shell scripting a plus. Send inquiries to employment@gfatech.com
Tiverton, RI
 
Work from Home! Looking for an independent self motivated programmer to join our virtual team to create a front end to a custom database program. Needs to have proficiency in PHP, JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS. Content management and JAVA skills a plus. Send inquiries to employment@gfatech.com
Reading, PA
Binghamton, NY
 
Binghamton University Libraries is currently accepting applications for the Director of Library Technology and Special Collections. As part of the Libraries’ senior administrative team, the incumbent reports to the Dean of Libraries and will be responsible for providing administrative and programmatic leadership for innovative, high quality information technologies, digital initiatives and discovery services, and Special Collections and Archives in the University Libraries. An ALA-accredited MLS degree, 8+ years of library experience, and 5+ years of supervisory experience are required. This is a tenure-track faculty position.
 
Binghamton University is part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system and is located in upstate New York. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits, including TIAA/CREF. Review of applications will begin June 28th and continue until position is filled. For full qualifications, application instructions, and additional information, visit https://www.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=72295
 
Binghamton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
 

Colgate University, Digital History Project Manager

Hamilton, NY
 
Colgate University, a highly-selective residential liberal arts university located in the picturesque central New York village of Hamilton, announces its search for a Digital History Project Manager. In preparation for Colgate University's Bicentennial, and to preserve our rich photo archives for the future, Colgate announces a new Digital History Project Manager opportunity to draw upon archival resources to tell Colgate's stories and to connect more meaningfully with a wide range of individuals. Primary responsibilities are to contribute to the conceptualization, establishment of system organization, creation and maintenance of an exhibit website. Manage the day-to-day timeline and work flow and lead and coordinate the delivery of digital object projects for the Colgate University Digital History Library. Major duties are to create and manage digital collections, enable and promote their discovery and retrieval, and to insure their preservation.
 
Qualifications:
  • A minimum of a Master's degree is required.
  • A minimum 2 years of relevant experience, including work with digital emphasis and visual acumen. Experience in the care, handling, and preservation of a wide range of audiovisual media. Demonstrated knowledge of principles and best practices for analog and digital preservation and access.
  • Evidence of successful project management skills.
  • Understanding of databases, working knowledge of digital content formats, and experience working with digital asset and content management systems including Omeka, WordPress or Drupal and web programming languages such as SQL, Java, CSS and HTML. Flexibility to learn new technology and use multiple systems and web applications.
  • Keen attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively about the project with both technical and non-technical staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team.

Colgate takes great pride in sustaining a collaborative work environment that provides a comprehensive total rewards benefit package. Colgate is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to attracting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student population. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applications should be submitted through Colgate's career site at https://careers.colgate.edu

Bayside, NY
Kingston, RI
University Park, PA
University Park, PA
University Park, PA
New York, NY
Providence, RI
Swarthmore, PA
New Haven, CT
 
Reporting to the Director of Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, the Head of Technology is a key member of the library’s senior management, responsible for providing vision, strategic direction, & administrative leadership for all aspects of Beinecke’s IT operations. The library seeks a candidate with a keen perspective on the challenges and opportunities faced by research libraries in a dynamic and evolving technological landscape. Please visit http://bit.ly/23i3Ur0 to learn more about this position.
 
Required Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in a related field and ten years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
Qualifications:
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate complex technical solutions to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Interpersonal, analytic, and project management skills including the ability to collaborate with peers across reporting lines.
  • Demonstrated commitment to serving the needs of end-users.
  • Experience in coordinating teams to develop and implement short and intermediate goals.
  • Commitment to continuing education and innovation.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

  • A Masters in Library, Information or Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience with technology in a research library or other organization concerned with cultural heritage and scholarly research.
  • Financial management.
  • Experience with an integrated library system such as Voyager or such tools as ArchivesSpace, Aeon, Fedora, Hydra, BlackLight, or Apache Solr.

The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library is Yale's principal repository for literary archives, early manuscripts, and rare books. One of the great collections in North America, the Beinecke collections are internationally known and heavily used by scholars from around the world. For further information about the Beinecke Library, consult the library's web site at: http://www.library.yale.edu/beinecke

Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at www.yale.edu/jobs - the STARS req ID for this position is 36655BR. Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position. We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more. AA/EEO – M/F/Disability/Veteran
 
Hempstead, NY
New Haven, CT
 
Reporting to the Enterprise Systems and Services Technical Lead in Library IT, the Operating Systems Programmer will serve as systems and database administrator, with responsibility for local and hosted infrastructure, as well as for other critical services and storage in a 24/7/365 on-call production environment. The incumbent will design, install, configure, integrate, document, and manage core systems, storage, and applications for the Yale University Library. The Operating Systems Programmer will collaborate closely with other units within Library IT, stakeholders across the library, Yale ITS, as well as with external partners.
 
Required Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in a related field and a minimum of three years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated ability with Linux distributions such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux/CentOS, and Windows Servers. Demonstrated ability with Infrastructure as a Service cloud providers such as AWS, Rackspace, Azzure, etc. Ability to work with locally hosted virtualization environments such as VMware or Zones, etc.
  • Familiarity with performance testing, monitoring, and tuning packages, tools, and techniques.
  • Demonstrated skill with scripting languages for system administration and configuration management such as Python, Perl, ksh, Bash, KornShell, etc. . Knowledge of authentication mechanisms such as CAS, Active Directory, LDAP, and Shibboleth. Strong analytical and organizational skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of a variety of web based technologies such as Apache HTTPD, Microsoft IIS, Phusion Passenger, Apache Solr, Application servlet containers such as Tomcat or Jetty, Web Application Frameworks such as Rails, as well as HTTP accelerators and caches.
  • Demonstrated skill with high-availability, load-balancing and failover techniques. Familiarity with firewalls such as IP. Demonstrated skill with SSH, SSL, and file sharing protocols such as NFS, iSCSI, Samba, Demonstrated skill with application performance and system monitoring using systems such as Nagios.

Preferred: Familiarity with library systems (e.g., collections management, fulfillment, access and discovery, repository and digital preservation). Familiarity with version control such as Git, Subversion. Database administration and programming skills, particularly MS SQL Server (SSIS, SSRS), MySQL, and/or Oracle. Skills crafting SQL, stored procedures, automate regular ETL routines, and user-defined functions

For additional information on the Yale University Library, please visit the Library's web site at www.library.yale.edu.

Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at www.yale.edu/jobs - the STARS req ID for this position is 36159BR. Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position. We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more. AA/EEO – M/F/Disability/Veteran

New Haven, CT
 
Under the general direction of the Metadata Services and Catalog Management Team Leader, the Discovery Metadata Librarian works closely with other staff across the library in the ongoing development of the library’s Hydra/Fedora/Blacklight/Ladybird infrastructure, coordinates metadata activities, and advises on metadata function improvement, enhancement, and troubleshooting in Ladybird. The incumbent will perform analysis, remediation, and normalization of metadata in the library’s new Quicksearch discovery layer. The Discovery Metadata Librarian will also manage metadata projects, develop workflows, and provide training to staff in order to advance the library’s metadata and discovery services. He/She will apply programming and scripting skills in support of the technical requirements and production needs for metadata creation, conversion, enhancement, and maintenance, and will develop and/or customize applications and tools for automation and innovation.
 
Required Education, Skills and Experience:
  • Master’s degree from an ALA?accredited library or information science school.
  • Qualified individuals new to the library profession are welcome to apply.
  • Demonstrated record of designing projects and bringing them to conclusion in a timely fashion.
  • Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications and analytical ability; accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Experience working collegially and cooperatively within and across organizations.
  • Experience working collaboratively and independently with varied groups within a complex organization and rapidly changing, team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability in working with current and emerging metadata standards and tools, including MARC, Dublin Core, EAD and MODS. Knowledge of XML, RDF and Linked Data. Strong metadata analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency with one or more of the following systems, including confidence and efficiency in executing tasks at the command line: Windows, Mac, and UNIX/Linux. Demonstrated ability to work with software applications related to library services.
  • Skills in one or more of the following programming and scripting languages: Python, Perl, PHP, Java shell script. Knowledge of SQL and databases. Sound skills in data analysis, remediation, and normalization. Working familiarity with one or more local library management systems (preferably Voyager).
  • Logical and enthusiastic approach to work, with careful attention to detail, initiative and follow-through in equal measure. Experience with project management, with the ability to multitask and set priorities.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience: Reading knowledge of non-English languages. Two years’ experience with metadata creation and management. Experience developing library content discovery applications and system improvements; experience with open source applications, Solr and/or Ruby. Skill analyzing and transforming metadata. Knowledge of RDA, DACS, BIBFRAME, authority control, subject analysis and controlled vocabularies.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications, consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references should be submitted by applying online at http://www.yale.edu/jobs. The STARS req. ID for this position is 36641BR. AA/EEO – M/F/Disability/Veteran

Princeton, NJ
 
Position Title: Associate Professional Specialist/Central Asian Numismatic Department: Library-Rare Books & Special Collections Requisition Number: 1600288
 
The Princeton University Library is one of the world’s leading research libraries, serving a diverse community of 5,200 undergraduates, 2,700 graduate students, 1,200 faculty members, and many visiting scholars. Its holdings include more than 8 million printed volumes, 5 million manuscripts, 2 million non-print items, and extensive collections of digital text, data, and images. The Library employs a dedicated and knowledgeable staff of more than 300 professional and support staff working in a large central library, 9 specialized branches, and 3 storage facilities.
 
Position Summary: The Princeton University Library and the Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies at Princeton University announce a one-year position at the rank of associate professional specialist. The successful candidate will be expected to study and provide detailed descriptions of over one thousand pre-Islamic coins of Central Asia in the Library's Numismatic Collection, including those in the newly-acquired Schaaf Collection of Sasanian coins. This work includes examination of coins, comparison with published descriptions when available, data entry in a specialized database, digital photography, sorting coins into trays and labeling. The position reports to the Library's Head of Technical Services for Special Collections.
 
Essential Qualifications: The position requires an advanced degree in a relevant subject area, advanced experience with the Persian language, preferably Middle Persian, and with Pahlavi script, and familiarity with the history and geography of the pre-Islamic Middle East.
 
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Nominations and applications (cover letter, resume and the names, titles, addresses and phone numbers of three references) will be accepted only from the Jobs at Princeton website: http://www.princeton.edu/jobs. This position is subject to the University's background check policy. Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Rochester, NY
New Haven, CT
 
Under the supervision of the Head of Arrangement and Description, work with staff in MSSA and across Yale University Library to ensure metadata integrity, normalization, portability, and development of and/or adherence to local and national metadata best practices. Contribute to quality control of metadata operations; maintain documentation on best practices and track developments on standards of all types (descriptive, technical, preservation, and administrative) to recommend and design appropriate metadata schema and products for discovery and access. Follow the development of new and emerging technologies and analyze their potential application to the department and library to significantly improve or transform information resource discovery and retrieval; and participate in departmental and library-wide technology planning and implementation activities.
 
Provide ongoing support of the department’s use of ArchivesSpace; serve as an ArchivesSpace super-user. Collaborate across the Library on ArchivesSpace implementation and use.
 
Process and catalog archive and manuscript collections in all formats, including born digital, in accordance with approved plans and departmental procedures, including screening for sensitive material and implementation of necessary preservation procedures. Devise processing plans for collections requiring more than minimum processing. Prepare and update access tools such as finding aids and catalog records for archival and manuscript holdings in accordance with archival and library standards.
 
Participate in departmental planning; represent the department on a variety of collaborative projects and programs inside and outside the department; seek opportunities for cooperation with other departments or institutions; plan and manage specific library projects.
 
Participate in departmental reference and outreach program through weekly rotations on the reference desk and involvement in primary source instruction.
 
Undertake special projects as assigned. Plan, direct, and review the work of support staff and student assistants. Participate in departmental and library-wide planning and committee activities. Actively contribute to the archival profession.
 
Required Education, Skills and Experience:
  • Qualified individuals new to the library profession are welcome to apply.
  • Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent accredited degree, with formal training in archival theory and practice. A post-graduate degree in museum studies or a related discipline in the humanities or social sciences may be substituted for a master’s degree in library science.
  • Experience arranging and describing or providing public services for manuscript and/or archival collections.
  • Experience working collaboratively and independently with varied groups within a complex organization and rapidly changing, team environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of archival theory and practice may be substituted for formal training.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current national data content and structure standards related to the archival control of collection materials.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of archival and library management systems.
  • Demonstrated job or school experience with basic preservation and conservation standards for archival and manuscript collections.
  • Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications and analytical ability.
  • Demonstrated record of designing projects and bringing them to a conclusion in a timely fashion.
  • Strong working knowledge of EAD and XML, including experience writing and maintaining XSL style sheets; DACS and familiarity with MARC, AACR2, RDA, LCSH, LCAF, and LC cataloging standards.
  • Demonstrated ability processing manuscript and/or archival collections.
  • Strong knowledge of American history, and/or broad knowledge in the humanities, as demonstrated through academic coursework.
  • Ability to manage a variety of tasks and multiple priorities. Logical and enthusiastic approach to work; careful attention to detail; initiative and follow-though.

Yale University assigns ranks to librarian positions based on a combination of professional experience and accomplishments. Librarian ranking information can be found at: http://www.library.yale.edu/about/departments/lhr/rank.html.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with Archivists’ Toolkit or ArchivesSpace; EAC, MODS, METS; Relax NG, Schematron and scripting languages; SQL, XQuery, and/or SPARQL; and Linked Data.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with databases and manipulate and migrate data.
  • Creative approaches to introducing or using online tools to enhance access.
  • Experience accessioning and/or arranging and describing born-digital materials.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications, consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references should be submitted by applying online at http://www.yale.edu/jobs. The STARS req. ID for this position is 36555BR. We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more. AA/EEO – M/F/Disability/Veteran

Dallas, PA
New Haven, CT
 
Reporting to the Director of Enterprise Systems and Services in Library IT, the Senior Systems Librarian/Technical Lead oversees, monitors, and administers both the functional and technical components of library-based production services. Responsibility would extend to systems related to collections management, fulfillment, discovery and access, as well as digital repository and preservation. The Senior Systems Librarian/Technical Lead is expected to maintain a broad and detailed mastery of these services as well as the internal operations of the units served. The incumbent actively works with stakeholders across the Library to assess, further develop, and enhance services, as well as explore opportunities to increase departmental efficiency and broader adoption. This position works closely and collaboratively with a wide range of staff in Library IT, stakeholders across the Library, Yale ITS, as well as with external partners and vendors. Depending on education and experience, the final candidate will be hired as a Senior Systems Librarian or as a Senior Systems Technical Lead.
 
Required Education, Skills and Experience:
  • Master’s degree from an ALA?accredited library school. In selected instances, a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical field and four years of related technical experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated experience managing library based systems and services.
  • A minimum of four years of intensive experience with automated library systems.
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively and independently with various groups within a complex organization and rapidly changing team environment.
  • Solid understanding of library IT operations across two or more of the following departments: Access Services, Acquisitions, Administration, Cataloging, Collection Development, Electronic Resources, IT, Off-site Collection Services, Preservation, Reference, Special Collections.
  • Demonstrated project management and business systems analysis skills.
  • Knowledge of Unicode and other standards for representation of library information in electronic form such as MARC, MARCXML, BIBFRAME, METS, MODS, EAD, TEI, etc.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and facilitation skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Yale University assigns ranks to librarian positions based on a combination of professional experience and accomplishments. Librarian ranking information can be found at: http://www.library.yale.edu/about/departments/lhr/rank.html.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience:

Experience with ExLibris Voyager is highly desirable. Systems experience with one or more of the following is desirable: collections management, fulfillment, access, or digital repositories. Preferred programming experience; familiarity crafting and executing SQL queries; hands-on experience working with modern server operating systems and/or cloud hosted software/infrastructure providers.

The University and the Library:

The Yale University Library, as one of the world's leading research libraries, collects, organizes, preserves, and provides access to and services for a rich and unique record of human thought and creativity. It fosters intellectual growth and supports the teaching and research missions of Yale University and scholarly communities worldwide. A distinctive strength is its rich spectrum of resources, including around 12.8 million volumes and information in all media, ranging from ancient papyri to early printed books to electronic databases. The Library is engaging in numerous projects to expand access to its physical and digital collections. Housed in eighteen buildings including the Sterling Memorial Library, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the Center for Science and Social Science Information, and the Bass Library, it employs a dynamic and diverse staff of approximately five hundred who offer innovative and flexible services to library readers. For additional information on the Yale University Library, please visit the Library's web site at www.library.yale.edu.

Salary and Benefits:

We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.

How to Apply:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications, consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references should be submitted by applying online at http://www.yale.edu/jobs. The STARS req. ID for this position is 36160BR. AA/EEO – M/F/Disability/Veteran

 
Haddonfield, NJ
New Haven, CT
 
Under the supervision of the Director, StatLab and Technology Programs for the Center for Science and Social Science Information (CSSSI), the Data Support Specialist provides consultation, instruction, and outreach in support of scholarly data collection, manipulation, storage, cleaning, analysis, and management. The Data Support Specialist works closely with librarians and statistical specialists to develop scalable and sustainable services in support of data discoverability, access and utility. In close partnership with subject liaisons, GIS specialists, and campus partners, the Data Support Specialist facilitates interaction with locally created and externally available data resources available. This position provides assistance in working with inconsistent data formats, translating between different formats, multiple databases, and maximizing data usability. Using tools such as the command line, Python, SQL, Perl, and Tableau, the Data Support Specialist relates multiple information formats to find new ways of interrogating and representing data.
 
Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years’ experience in an academic environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proven ability to support and implement complex quantitative or geospatial databases (one or more of the following: MySQL, Microsoft SQL, Postgres, Access, Filemaker), information architecture, and database design.
  • Understanding of scripting languages (such as Python, Perl, JavaScript) and knowledge of software versioning methods and tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively with varied groups within a complex organization.
  • Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications and analytical ability.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with data visualization tools and languages (Tableau, leaflet, Processing, D3).
  • Experience with research data lifecycle pipeline including discovery and repository software (Blacklight, SOLR).
  • Broad understanding of metadata standards and formats.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with command line and shell scripting.
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science or Library/Information Science.

Yale University assigns ranks to librarian positions based on a combination of professional experience and accomplishments. Librarian ranking information can be found at: http://www.library.yale.edu/about/departments/lhr/rank.html. For additional information on the Yale University Library visit www.library.yale.edu Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications, consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references should be submitted by applying online at http://www.yale.edu/jobs. The STARS req. ID for this position is 36136BR. AA/EEO – M/F/Disability/Veteran


Penn State University Libraries, Digital Scholarship Research Coordinator
University Park, PA


Penn State University Libraries, Diversity Residency Librarian Program

University Park, PA
University Park, PA

Brown University, Senior Library Applications Developer
Providence, RI

Brown University Senior Library Applications Developer (Web/software developer, python, ruby, blacklight, linked data, open source, agile)
 
Brown University Library seeks a Senior Library Applications Developer to provide leadership and innovative software development services to meet the teaching, learning, and research needs of the Brown Community. Integrated Technology Services (ITS) within the Digital Technologies department is responsible for supporting the library’s discovery and delivery services, course management tools, internal workflows as well as campus projects such as VIVO and ORCID. ITS works with platforms such as Blacklight, Fedora Commons, and Drupal and with programming languages including Python, Ruby, Java, and PHP. This position offers the opportunity to explore creative, strategic approaches to supporting library software development and works closely with team members from across the library and the University.
 
Primary responsibilities include serving as lead on projects, modeling and promoting best practices, performing software development and analysis, systems design and integration with library infrastructure, and conducting project and status meetings with library staff and the campus community. The Senior Library Applications Developer participates in planning and strategy for the Digital Technologies department. Active participation on library and university committees, project team efforts, as well as relevant professional organizations, open source development efforts, and professional development activities, is expected.
 
Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Science, or a related field or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with Python, Ruby, or Java programming languages
  • Experience of three or more years in the developing and implementing complex web applications using MVC frameworks such as Django or Rails
  • Demonstrated experience with search/indexing technology (e.g., Apache Solr).
  • Demonstrated proficiency applying best practices to and planning technical projects; experience with team collaboration tools, version control systems, and application deployment.
  • Demonstrated experience with Unix or Linux server platforms, related software, and basic system administration utilities
  • Ability to learn new technical skills quickly; ability to meet deadlines; strong service-orientation. Ability to adapt emerging technologies to new domains
  • Ability to work as part of a team in an agile project management environment
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Creativity and strong analytical and problem-solving skills 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in information science, library science, computer science or related field
  • Experience working with Linked Data, Web APIs, and related standards and principles
  • Demonstrated success participating in and contributing to open source software development projects
  • Demonstrated experience with library applications, technology, and standards, including experience participating in relevant library open source efforts 
To Apply: please visit Brown University’s career opportunities website at: https://brown.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/staff-careers-brown/jobs and reference REQ118445. Complete an application online, attach documents, and submit for immediate consideration. Documents should include cover letter, resume, and the names and e-mail addresses of three references. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
 

Olin College of Engineering, Community and Digital Services Librarian
Needham, MA


Great Neck, NY
 
This is a contract, confidential position that reports to the Executive Director of the Great Neck Library. Please visit our website for more information. The starting salary is $90,000 with full benefit package commensurate with experience and qualifications. Reply with resume and cover letter via email by February 19th, 2016 to: Holly Coscetta Administrative Assistant to the Director Great Neck Library hcoscetta@greatnecklibrary.org 516-466-8055, ext. 201
 

Penn State University Libraries, Cataloging and Metadata Services, Special Collections Cataloging Librarian

University Park, PA
Princeton, NJ
 
The Princeton University Library is one of the world's leading research libraries, serving a diverse community of 5,200 undergraduates, 2,700 graduate students, 1,200 faculty members, and many visiting scholars. Its holdings include more than 9 million printed volumes, 5 million manuscripts, 2 million non-print items, and extensive collections of digital text, data, and images. The Library employs a dedicated and knowledgeable staff of more than 300 professional and support staff working in a large central library, 9 specialized branches, and 3 storage facilities. More information: http://library.princeton.edu/
 
The Princeton University Library seeks an accomplished, service-oriented professional to provide general reference and research services for Princeton students, faculty, and visiting scholars. This position coordinates user services provided by students at the Firestone Library Reference Desk, participates in direct provision of email and chat reference services, offers bibliographic instruction, and leads general orientation sessions. Selects and maintains the Firestone Library Reference Collection. This position also serves as the subject specialist for Gender and Sexuality Studies: selects and manages these collections, provides services including library instruction and research consultations, and is the Library's liaison to the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies. Works closely with other subject specialists and public services librarians. Represents Princeton in relevant regional, national and international professional and scholarly organizations. The position reports to the Associate University Librarian for Research and Instructional Services. The successful candidate will be appointed to an appropriate Librarian rank depending upon qualifications and experience. Applications will be accepted only from the Jobs at Princeton website: http://www.princeton.edu/jobs and must include a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references with full contact information. This position is subject to the university's background check policy.
 
Required Qualifications:
  • An ALA-accredited Master's degree in library science.
  • An academic degree that includes coursework in gender and sexuality studies.
  • Minimum 1 year professional experience relevant to reference or research services in an academic or research library.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work successfully and collegially with a diverse group of colleagues, scholars, and students.

Strongly Preferred:

  • Broad familiarity with academic research in the field of gender and sexuality.
  • Experience conducting bibliographic instruction or research consultations in an academic setting.
  • Ability to work effectively in a rapidly changing environment .

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Princeton is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their service to the Library, to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

Hanover, NH
Brooklyn,NY
 
The Research Information Scientist at CUSP.
 
CUSP datasets include administrative data from city agencies, researcher analytical datasets, population datasets from the US Census Bureau, and large, streaming sensor, image, and other spatiotemporal datasets. Data management at this scope and scale is an exciting yet challenging area of research. CUSP seeks a research information scientist who has a strong background in the information sciences with sufficient technical expertise to harness new advances in the research field. A successful candidate will be capable of learning new skills and methods to readily adapt to changes in the way that research data centers manage large and complex datasets. This is a full time, yearly renewable position. The research information scientist will be embedded at the CUSP data facility and report to both the Associate Director of Data Resources and Data Strategy at CUSP and the NYU Division of Libraries.
 
Responsibilities: The research information scientist will serve as an information specialist, programmer, and ETL engineer, in order to support the full CUSP data life cycle, including data curation, data ingestion, data discovery, and researcher access. The research information scientist will be responsible for collecting, developing, collating, archiving and communicating information about research datasets in the CUSP data facility. In that role, s/he will oversee the metadata management system and design/implement new features or services as needed, which requires strong programming and database skills. S/he will provide basic programming support to software engineers, in order to adapt in-house data profiling and data discovery software. A successful research information scientist candidate will also be able to develop basic complex ETL scripts for data ingest and researcher database development. This person will lead CUSP’s metadata knowledge management – structural and domain information about data assets. In this role, s/he will communicate with domain experts on NYC and related open data, urban policy research data, and physical measurement data, creating a database to facilitate data discovery through new visualization tools that move the field beyond the standard laundry list approach. 
  • Create and update metadata standards for the data facility – for tabular and non tabular datasets (such as images, sound, text), including geospatial data.
  • Provide development support for and maintain an internal metadata management tool (currently CKAN); provide functional specifications and development support for internal data discovery tools.
  • Work directly with dataset domain experts (generally, these are the data providers and CUSP researchers) in order to create a domain knowledgebase about dataset quality and content; this includes how data was collected or derived, and known issues.
  • Communicate with data facility users about all datasets housed in the facility, providing guidance for users to identify the appropriate data for research questions; this will include documenting user activity to feed into the metadata database.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for data facility users with data access and workspace requests (students, faculty, agency staff, etc.); this includes communication with users prior to submitting data access/workspace requests and internal routing of user access/workspace requests using an in-house workflow management system.
  • Develop and run ETL scripts for tabular data.
  • Work with software developer and systems engineer to support development of complex ETL scripts for difficult and nontabular datasets.
  • Develop technical specs and provision existing ETL scripts for data of all types – tabular; time series; images; GIS, streaming data – in order to create datamarts for facility users
  • Manage and track data facility information security training sessions for all users and data stewards; this includes tracking compliance of data stewards to data facility best practices in data management, confidentiality, privacy and governance.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter, curriculum vitae and names and contact information for at least three references to employment.cusp@nyu.edu listing the job title in the subject line.

Harrisburg, PA
Shippensburg, PA
New Haven, CT
Flushing, NY
Cambridge, MA