Northeastern Region

 


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


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.

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