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.
- 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
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.
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, email@example.com
. The position closes November 6, 2016.
Computercraft Corporation, Online Content Specialist, PubMed Central
Coral Gables, 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.
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.
Silver Spring, MD
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.
- 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 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.
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
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.
- 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.
- 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
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.
- 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Georgia, Digital Projects Librarian/Archivist
City to be determined, 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
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.
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.
- 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.