Southern Region

The Southern region includes Maryland, District of Columbia, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, Florida


Orlando, FL
 
Valencia College is seeking an Emerging Technology Librarian to join our dedicated, passionate team as a dynamic, innovative, and experienced librarian to encourage student success through the delivery of Valencia’s college wide library resources and to support students and faculty engaged in online instruction, extended programs and distance learning. Closing Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017 at 7:00 PM EST Degree Requirement: Master’s degree or higher in Library Science from a regionally accredited institution and an ALA-accredited program. In addition to the Master’s degree, a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field (preferred).
 
Additional Information:
  • This is a 12 Month Tenure Track Position and candidates must meet the College’s requirements for tenure.
  • Course of study in technology is preferred.
  • Library and Information technology certificate is preferred.
  • At least one year of instructional experience in an academic library setting.
  • Experience in library instruction and conducting library research.
  • Knowledge and experience with emerging digital and instructional technologies along with innovative library trends and technologies.
  • Demonstrable ability to integrate mobile technologies in pedagogy.
  • Commitment and ability to work effectively with diverse populations in a collegial environment.
  • Knowledge of copyright, fair use, and related concepts in an online setting.
  • Experience with Blackboard or other LMS.

Valencia’s Total Rewards:Free medical and dental benefits, Professional development opportunities for you and your dependents, Generous paid time off and so much more, visit our website for more details.

Auburn, AL
 
The Auburn University Libraries invite applications for a new full-time, twelve-month, tenure-track library faculty position. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Public Services/Head of Reference and Instruction Services, the Research Data Management Librarian (Data Librarian) will represent the Libraries in a campus-wide effort to build a comprehensive suite of research data management (RDM) services at Auburn University. Specifically, the Data Librarian is responsible for developing and implementing a research data services needs assessment; taking the lead in RDM policy development for the Libraries and contributing to RDM policy development for the University; promoting the role of the Libraries in supporting the University’s research program (e.g. working with subject specialists and research faculty to manage data generated by the University’s Cluster Hire initiative: http://www.auburn.edu/ academic/provost/strategic_hire.html); and helping the University develop the policies and assemble the infrastructure needed to manage all stages of the research data lifecycle and to comply with federal requirements in this area. In support of this effort, the Data Librarian will collaborate with the Libraries’ Assistant Dean for Research, the Systems Department, and subject specialist librarians to establish working relationships with faculty, staff, and students across campus. The Data Librarian will also work closely with the Auburn University Office of Information Technology (OIT), the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development (OVPRED), and the Office of Proposal Services & Faculty Support (PSFS). The Data Librarian is a member of the Auburn University Libraries faculty. Library faculty serve on committees and task forces at the college and University level and take a leadership role in local, state and national/international library and academic societies and organizations. Library faculty are expected to share expertise and results of research with other information professionals and to align their work with the Libraries’ and the University's mission of supporting student success and research productivity.
 
Requirements
  • American Library Association (ALA)-accredited Master’s degree
  • Experience using and/or providing data management services
  • Knowledge of best practices, trends, and tools related to research data management
  • Familiarity with tools for data analysis, visualization, and dissemination, including methods for sharing faculty research and research data (e.g. institutional repositories)
  • Ability to work in team-based environment, both within the Libraries and with faculty, staff, and students
  • Ability to develop and execute a personal research agenda and to contribute to published research in data management and curation
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills •Strong technical and problem-solving skills 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience leading a data management program at a research university
  • Experience teaching research data management skills, techniques, and tools
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex projects involving many stakeholders simultaneously
  • Experience working as a Principal Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator on grant-funded research projects
  • Evidence of active participation in professional societies and organizations

Rank and Salary: Commensurate with experience/qualifications. This is a full-time, twelve-month, tenure-track position. Benefits include 20 days vacation leave/12 days sick leave per year; participation in State Teachers’ Retirement System (mandatory); other additional voluntary retirement plans available; health/dental/life/disability insurance.

Application: The application review process begins April 28, 2017 and will continue until a qualified candidate is selected and recommended for appointment. Complete applications must include letter of interest, resume or curriculum vitae, and the names and full addresses of three current, professional references. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Apply To: http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/1826

Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. In U.S. News and World Report, it has been ranked in the top 50 public universities for the last 23 consecutive years. The institution is both highly research-active and committed to maintaining teaching excellence, offering bachelor, master, educational specialist and doctoral degrees. Its fall of 2015 enrollment of 27,287 students includes 21,786 undergraduates and 4,398 graduate students, and 1,103 professional-doctoral students. There are 1,216 full time academic faculty members distributed across nine colleges and three schools with degrees offered in 200 academic programs. Auburn University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, positive work environment, exciting student life, and the beauty of its campus. It is geographically located in a moderate climate with easy access to both beach and mountain recreational facilities and is situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia and Montgomery, Alabama. “Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, Color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.”

Jacksonville, FL
San Marcos, TX
 
The Albert B. Alkek Library at Texas State University is seeking a Digital Collections Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Digital and Web Services, the Digital Collections Librarian will provide daily management and oversight of the university’s institutional repository, data repository and assistance with metadata on digital projects. The library at Texas State University has managed an institutional repository since 2005 to support the dissemination of scholarship produced by faculty and students. The library is beginning a new initiative to support the dissemination of research data through a partnership with the Texas Digital Library using a hosted Dataverse data repository.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage a Dspace institutional repository and serve as liaison with the Texas Digital Library and manager for a hosted Dataverse data repository. Work with Texas State University researchers to ingest and deposit data into the Texas Data Repository (TDR), and scholarship into the Digital Collections Repository. Establish and maintain metadata standards, and coordinate/apply specialized metadata schema to digital resources for the various repositories, and specialized digital collections. Coordinate repository software updates with 3rd party vendors and Texas State University information technology staff. Participate in outreach and education for the repositories through newsletter articles, social media posts, presentations, and training. Compile unit reports, write policy & procedures, track & report statistics, and other documentation. Coordinate and/or perform special projects, participate in department & other staff meetings and perform other duties as needed. Engage in professional activities in accordance with Texas State University’s standards for promotion for professional librarians and curators.
 
QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Master’s degree from an ALA accredited program
Knowledge of:
  • institutional repository and data repository software
  • Dublin Core
  • metadata schema for academia articles, electronic thesis and dissertations, and repositories

Ability to:

  • communicate clearly and effectively
  • work independently and collaboratively to contribute to a positive and efficient work environment
  • compile statistics and create reports
  • give presentations and provide training

Skills in

  • oral, written, and interpersonal communications
  • analyzing and solving problems
  • software/computing including: MS Word, MS Excel and basic desktop and internet applications Preferred:

Knowledge of:

  • Dspace, Dataverse, Vireo, and SWORD repository software and protocols
  • data management planning
  • open repository standards and scholarly publishing processes and issues
  • multiple bibliographic database systems including Sierra
  • project management

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Advancement in rank is available through the Librarian/ Curator Career Ladder. Benefits include monthly contribution to health insurance/benefits package and retirement program. No state or local income tax. 

BACKGROUND CHECK: Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of a criminal history background check. Apply online at http://jobs.hr.txstate.edu Texas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Texas State, a member of the Texas State University System, is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.
San Antonio, TX
Baton Rouge, LA
 
The LSU Libraries seeks an experienced, innovative, and energetic leader for its Special Collections division. Special Collections at LSU are designing innovative responses to evolving modes of teaching and scholarship, shifting content format, technologies, institutional priorities, internal workflows, and external support. The successful candidate will bring strong experience and a compelling vision to the task of furthering our progress toward meeting these challenges, and making LSU’s Special Collections a world leader among research libraries. Special Collections is housed in its own historic facility, Hill Memorial Library, it includes the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections (LLMVC), University Archives, Rare Book Collection, and the E. A. McIlhenny Natural History Collection. Its staff of 20 is committed and expert, producing instruction and reference services, exhibitions and public programming, manuscript and rare book cataloging, and preservation. Special Collections has implemented the Aeon automated request software, and will soon complete its adoption of ArchiveSpace. Appointment will be made at the rank of Associate or Full librarian.
 
Required Qualifications: Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school program. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in a special collections library, archives, or major historical society, including significant supervisory experience. Ability to meet tenure and promotion requirements as evidenced by a record of research, publication, and professional service.
Baton Rouge, LA
 
The Head, Government Information/Microforms Librarian reports to the Associate Dean for Public Services of LSU Libraries. Some of the responsibilities include supervising the management of the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) and the microform collections at the LSU Libraries; supervising technical processing for these materials in conjunction with the Director of Collection Management and Development, supervising collection maintenance, establishing and implementing policies and procedures; oversees development and maintenance of Department web pages and the Libraries’ Federal Agency web page; supervising the Government Documents and Microforms Circulation Supervisor Librarian and one para-professional. Works with Associate Dean and Dean of Libraries in analyzing and reconfiguring the physical space as needed. Please refer to the online job posting for more information.
 
Required Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited program.
  • Detailed knowledge of federal depository guidelines and practices.
  • Knowledge of government and reference information.
  • Experience in providing reference service in the area of government information.
  • Potential to meet tenure and promotion requirements; ability to work independently and collegially.

Preferred Qualifications: 3-5 years experience in Government Documents; supervisory experience in a library setting.

LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer

Blacksburg, VA
Baltimore, MD
Fayetteville, AR
Atlanta, GA
Wilmington, NC
Sanibel. FL
 
Is the Sanibel Public Library (http://www.sanlib.org/) “Your Library Reimagined?” Join the Library’s Leadership Team and celebrate the Library’s future while honoring its history as their new Information Technology Manager. The successful candidate, with generosity of spirit, time and creativity, will significantly contribute to the Library’s $5 million interior renovation project focusing on the Library as a “space” and a “place” serving people—both external and internal customers.
 
Responsibilities: The IT Manager serves on the Library’s Management Team and reports to the Library Director. Illustrative responsibilities include:
  • leading the Library’s overall technology activities (IT, web development and digital collections);
  • ensuring that successful technology services align with the Library’s mission and plan;
  • planning, preparing and monitoring the technology budgets;
  • developing and implementing staff and customer training; and
  • providing the technology vision, leadership, infrastructure, tools and services to support excellent customer service. 
Visit the position announcement (http://www.gossagesager.com/sanibeljobdesc.pdf).
 
Qualifications: Minimum required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and a minimum of five years’ experience in information technology, computer services and internal/external technology support. Preferred qualifications include an ALA-accredited MLS; a minimum of three years’ experience in a library setting; a sound working knowledge of metadata tools, ILS software, web technologies, image editing programs; a working knowledge of PC hardware, applications, and current library technology trends; and supervisory experience. Professional initiative, creativity and flexibility are highly desirable traits. The salary range is $60,080-85,500 (with placement dependent upon experience and qualifications) with an attractive benefits package. To start the application process, send a meaningful cover letter and your resume as Word or pdf attachments to Jobeth Bradbury, jobethbradbury@bradburymiller.com. The position closes November 6, 2016.
 
Fayetteville, AR
Fayetteville, AR

Computercraft Corporation, Online Content Specialist, PubMed Central
Bethesda, MD

Coral Gables, FL
Jacksonville, FL
 
The University of North Florida Library invites applications for Director of Library Systems and Technology. In a highly collaborative environment, the Director of Library Systems and Technology works with a wide variety of campus partners to ensure robust library support for new and established technology services that meet the teaching, research and services needs of the university community. The director is responsible for the overall administration of systems in support of library operations, identifies and coordinates library computing needs in support of library and university users, sets the direction of library's technology environment and develops strategic goals and objectives to meet the library's mission in a shared governance environment. The director serves as a liaison between the Library and university's Information Technology Services and represents the Library on the University Technology Committee. At the state level, the director liaises with the Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative (FALSC). The director provides supervision for Systems Department at the Library; 2.5 FTE faculty, staff and students and serves as onsite liaison to the ITS Help Desk housed in the Library with 20 FTE. The director reports to the Dean and is a member of the Dean's Leadership Team.
 
ALA-accredited Masters of Library Science degree and at least five years of relevant library experience. Evidence of increased levels of responsibility in managing Library functional areas with a high level of theoretical and practical knowledge of various aspects of Library technology and associated academic enterprise systems. Demonstrates functional familiarity with software and data formats commonly used in academic libraries. Evidence of strong supervisory skills, team building, and ability to collaborate with diverse constituencies in the university community. Demonstrable ability planning projects, setting priorities to ensure steady departmental. Applicants with 9 years of academic library experience, post MLS, may be hired at the rank of University Librarian with a salary of $83,000 to negotiable. Applicants must complete an application online at http://unfjobs.org and must upload all required documents to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online or do not upload all required documentation will not be considered for this position.
 
Davidson, NC
 
Seeking librarian with both technology and management skills to lead systems and cataloging department and take responsibility for the development, implementation, and assessment of policies, procedures, and programs in these areas. Will serve as member of the library’s leadership team as well as manage and directly supervise 2 librarians. Participates in creation, planning, and implementation of strategic library initiatives.
 
Fayetteville, AR
Silver Spring, MD
Washington, DC
Wilmington, NC
Bethesda, MD
Jacksonville, FL
Houston, TX
Atlanta, GA
Silver Spring, MD
 
Position Summary: The Senior Librarian will be a leader, change agent, and expert resource for the modernization effort of a government agency’s library. The Senior Librarian will guide the digitization of the core collections and special collections in multiple physical science disciplines. The Senior Librarian will collaborate in the planning, implementation, and monitoring of digital projects to enhance user experience and improve workflows with the library. This includes, but is not limited to, original cataloging in MARC and non-MARC formats, digital initiatives such as digital curation and preservation, and assisting in developing an overall migration strategy that ensures print and digital materials are migrated to current formats and systems to minimize degradation to data. The Senior Librarian will also maintain current awareness in digital library and preservation technology, as well as overall library trends in digitization and information technology.
 
Education: Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited school
 
Experience: At least five years’ experience in libraries with a minimum of two years original cataloging experience, applying current standards and systems including Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules (AACR2), Resource Description and Access (RDA), Library of Congress Classification, Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH), and OCLC Connexion and library management and discovery systems. Must have experience providing cataloging and metadata for digital formats, and in creating and editing non-MARC metadata using standards and schema such as Dublin Core, Metadata Object Description Schema (MODS), etc., in addition to experience cataloging in MARC. Some supervisory experience preferred, as well as experience working in a scientific research library.
 
Skills:
  • Leadership skills and enthusiastic can-do attitude
  • Relationship building and partnership skills
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and facilitation skills
  • Structured thinking and strong organizational skills
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Excellent project management and time management skills
  • Self-starter, requiring minimal supervision Unique

Requirements: Local travel between worksites may be required. US Citizenship is a requirement for this position. e-Management offers salaries commensurate with education and experience. We provide a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, short- and long-term disability insurance. We also offer 401k matching and continuing education assistance. Join our award winning team of professionals and take your career to the next level. e-Management is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.

Davidson, NC
 
Davidson College Library seeks a technologically adept and big-picture oriented librarian to lead our systems and cataloging department. Will serve as a member of the library’s leadership team as well as manage and directly supervise 2 librarians. Participates in the creation of, planning for, and implementation of strategic library initiatives; includes direct participation in creating and managing technical solutions requiring systems administration, programming, and scripting skills. Leads development, implementation, and assessment of policies, procedures, and programs in these areas. See URL for more information or to apply.
 
Athens, GA
Fayetteville, AR
Washington, DC
Westminster, MD
 
McDaniel College, recognized nationally among “Colleges that Change Lives” and U.S. News and World Report top-tier liberal arts colleges, is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 60 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, and over 20 highly regarded graduate programs. McDaniel College invites applications for an Information Literacy Coordinator. At McDaniel College we value our employees by offering our full-time employees tuition remission, 403B retirement accounts with employer match, paid time off, medical insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and paid maternity and parental leave. Visit College website at http://www.mcdaniel.edu/employment for details.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES A regular, full time, 12-month professional position responsible for providing leadership for the Library’s information literacy and instruction program, including outreach to faculty and instructional assessment. Participates with other librarians in providing instruction, research services, liaison to assigned departments, collection development support, and other responsibilities as assigned. Some evening and occasional weekend hours required. The position reports to the Library Director.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
  • ALA accredited Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science
  • Two or more years of instruction experience in an academic setting
  • Enthusiasm for information literacy instruction and providing interdisciplinary liaison activities, especially working with faculty and providing personalized research support for students
  • Expertise in information literacy concepts, instructional design, assessment, and curriculum development. Ability to develop and implement engaging course-related library instruction sessions. Knowledge of learning theory, pedagogical methods, and learning outcomes assessment to support information literacy instruction. Demonstrated understanding of the difference between online, face-to-face and blended learning environments and commitment to the use of new information technologies in instruction. Strong problem-solving and organizational skills with demonstrated ability to provide well-reasoned analysis using appropriate research and data resources and developing reports to support conclusions.
  • A strong commitment to library service excellence in all forms
  • Ability to work in a strongly collaborative environment and fit into the cross-functional nature and close-knit community at a small liberal arts college
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to calmly manage stressful situations and juggle multiple tasks and commitments in an effective and timely manner • Ability to successfully lead and complete projects
  • Commitment to professional development and service

TO APPLY Please send a cover letter addressing position qualifications and related experience, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references using the following link: http://www2.mcdaniel.edu/jobs/ Only applications submitted through this link will be accepted. Review of applications begins May 2, 2016. McDaniel College, an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate in the recruitment, admission, and employment of students, faculty, and staff in the operation of any of its educational programs and activities. McDaniel College will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment on basis of any protected status including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military status, genetic information, marital status, veteran’s status or any other legally protected status.

Virginia Beach, VA
 
The City of Virginia Beach Library Department is recruiting for a Librarian I/Web Specialist. The Web Services Librarian is responsible for implementing the design concepts of a dynamic user-centric library website based on best practices for web design and accessibility standards using the integrated library application tools and other industry standard software and/or programming languages, third party digital resource integration and troubleshooting. The Web Services Librarian works collaboratively with the Digital Services Librarian, Digital Services Team, ComIT and other City Departments and organizations in order to execute library strategic goals.
 
Requires a Master's Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited college or university which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Preferences:
  • Web design development and/or implementation in a library environment or similar profession.
  • SirsiDynix Enterprise and/or eResource Central or other similar software solution providers with public facing catalogs and third party digital resources.
  • Experience using SharePoint 2013 or other web development tools.
  • IT best practices in software deployment in a development, test, and production environment.

Salary Range: $45,091.44 - $67,637.28 For more information and to apply on-line by April 25, 2016 go to www.vbcareers4gov.com EOE

Fayetteville, AR
Clinton, MS
Alexandria, VA
Baltimore, MD
 
The Loyola Notre Dame Library seeks a dynamic, innovative and experienced individual to provide leadership to support digital and technology services. The Digital Services Coordinator will coordinate and support digital and technology services that support research, teaching and learning programs in the Library. The successful candidate will communicate effectively and work collaboratively with units throughout the library to support a range of services that may include discovery, digital library initiatives, and instruction and also work collaboratively with Information Technology Departments at two campuses. A demonstrated ability to thrive in a changing work environment with a commitment to professional development is important. The candidate will understand and be able to communicate library related technology trends that support user-centered library services to a diverse population of undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty at Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University.
 
Position Responsibilities:
  • Provide strategic vision and leadership of Library technology operations and initiatives to support faculty and students.
  • Provide technical advice and hands-on support in integrating, troubleshooting and resolving various issues with purchased or licensed software, e.g. resolving authentication problems and ensuring smooth and reliable access, working with vendor based APIs and web services.
  • Work closely with the Information Technology Departments of both Loyola and Notre Dame and outside partners to develop and maintain technological infrastructure and support future technology initiatives and digital services.
  • Collect and use data to inform decisions on technology integration.
  • Lead planning for the Library’s website and mobile application initiatives.
  • Provide input to the Library Administration on budgeting, reporting and compliance as related to technology services.
  • Engage and remain current on information technology and digital library trends.

For more details on position requirements see full position description. The Loyola Notre Dame Library is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or age.

Application Procedures: Please submit electronically a resume, cover letter, and a list of three work-related references with “Digital Services Coordinator” in the subject line to Lorena Dion, Administrative Operations Coordinator: ldion@loyola.edu

Bethesda,MD
Belcamp, MD
Washington, DC
Baltimore, MD
Greenbelt,MD

University of Georgia, Digital Projects Librarian/Archivist
Athens, GA

Greenbelt, MD
City to be determined, TX

Austin, TX
 
Senior Software Developer/Analyst One (1) open position
Salary is $6,049+ per month, depending on qualifications
 
The University of Texas Libraries seeks a Senior Software Developer/Analyst in Technology Innovation & Strategy (TIS) to provide leadership and innovative software development services in support of UT Libraries digital initiatives. As part of the flagship institution of the University of Texas System, the University of Texas Libraries supports diverse undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral academic programs with varying teaching and research needs. TIS works with tools such as Drupal, Islandora, and Fedora Commons and programming languages including PHP, Java, and Ruby to support the efforts of the University Libraries. In addition to managing the Libraries’ web presence, this team is responsible for supporting projects such as – the Virtual Landscapes of Texas, the Human Rights Documentation Initiative, Texas Archival Resources Online, Primeros Libros, and the Latin American Digital Initiatives.
 
This position offers the opportunity to explore creative, strategic approaches to supporting digital library development and works closely with team members from across the Libraries and the University to support the research community’s use of the Libraries’ digital collections in their scholarship. Primary responsibilities include supervising Library Software Development staff, performing software development and analysis- including testing, debugging, and training, performing systems design, analysis, and integration with Libraries' infrastructure, and conducting project and status meetings with Libraries' staff and the campus community.
 
The Senior Software Developer/Analyst participates in the management of TIS and strategic planning related to digital library efforts. Active participation in UT Libraries and other local committee and project team efforts, as well as relevant professional organizations, open source development efforts, and professional development activities, is expected. The position reports to the Assistant Director, Technology Innovation & Strategy and currently supervises three FTE Software Developer Analysts/ Software Engineers, as well as contract and student staff as required. The TIS department is located in the Perry-Castañeda Library (PCL), the main library of the University of Texas Libraries on the University of Texas campus in Austin, TX.
 
To view the full job posting and to apply, please go through the UT Job Search (posting #15-11-20-01-9358): https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/151120019358 The University of Texas Libraries has a strong commitment to diversity and encourages applications and nominations from traditionally underrepresented groups. The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Discovery Services Librarian, Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN

The James E. Walker Library at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full time, tenure-track position (#641030) at the assistant/associate professor rank for Discovery Services Librarian. Under general direction of the Department Chair for Collection Development and Management, the successful candidate will be a member of a cross-department team responsible for the maintenance and administration of web-scale discovery services at Walker Library. The Discovery Services Librarian is responsible for the coordination of EBSCO Discovery Service that enables discovery of the library’s information resources.
 
Responsibilities will include:
  • As a member of the team, contributes to the leadership and coordination of the team responsible for the overall discovery environment in the library.
  • Optimizes functions of the web-scale discovery service.  Participates in the administration, optimization, and integration of the library’s link resolver, ezproxy, and other systems for discovery and access.
  • Ensures optimum user experience through the use of data-informed metrics to continuously improve local implementation of the Library’s discovery infrastructure.
Required qualifications:
ALA accredited master’s degree in Library or Information Science, or its international equivalent. Two years of applicable professional experience in an academic library. Demonstrated experience supporting and developing one or more library web-scale discovery services such as EBSCO Discovery Service or ProQuest Summon.
 
Desired qualifications:
  • Demonstrated ability to work creatively and effectively in a team environment to enhance library programs and services. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to user-centered services will receive special consideration.
  • Must meet promotion and tenure requirements which require scholarly activity and service. Must also possess excellent problem solving, communication, and
  • organizational skills.
  • Experience with metadata schema such as MARC, Dublin Core, EAD, METS.
  • Familiarity with NISO Standards and best practices; familiarity with cataloging standards including RDA, AACR2, LCSH formats
  • Demonstrate the ability to translate complex requirements into simple user interface interactions.
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating complex projects, creating detailed project documentation, and using project management software (e.g., JIRA, etc.).
Description of institution:
Middle Tennessee State University is a dynamic institution with a commitment to diversity, valuing excellent teaching and fostering initiatives in research, creative activity and service for all positions. For information about the Library and the Murfreesboro area, please see:
 
Salary and benefits: The salary for this position begins at more than $55,000 per year, in addition to a generous vacation and benefits package.
Applications are open until position filled.
Greenbelt, MD