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

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
Fayetteville, AR
Fayetteville, AR

Archivist/Program Manager, History Associates Incorporated
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Fayetteville, AR
Charlotte, NC
Suffolk, VA
Norfolk, VA
 
Position description/Responsibilities
Old Dominion University Libraries have begun implementing a transformative future plan and we are seeking a dynamic technology leader to assist in the achievement of this new vision. As a member of the Libraries’ Management Team, the successful candidate will collaboratively lead projects and initiatives for all aspects of library technology. Working closely with the Libraries’ staff, campus IT, and other campus partners, this person will adopt, adapt, buy, or create the technology infrastructure necessary to meet current and future needs of faculty, students, and Libraries’ personnel.
 
Required qualifications
Master’s Degree in appropriate field, knowledge and understanding of the key issues and trends in digital initiatives and information technology, academic libraries, and higher education. Excellent analytic, creative, and innovative problem-solving abilities. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Knowledge of web technologies and standards, programming, and scripting languages. Familiarity with server and workstation administration; familiarity with managing an Integrated Library System. Ability to administer a SharePoint site. Have supervisory experience. Progressively responsible experience with information technology in a library. Project management experience. Strong commitment to user-centered services and service excellence to all constituencies. Experience in building and sustaining effective interpersonal relations with library staff, campus administrators, faculty and students.
 
Desired qualifications
An ALA accredited MLS degree; ability to work both as a team member and independently. Knowledge of service management structures. Demonstrated proficiency in a variety of web scripting languages, relational database applications and systems analysis. Experience with Innovative Interfaces’ Millennium or Sierra system. Experience in leading the conceptual design, development, and implementation of next-generation digital initiatives and information technology services. Experience in managing various technologies such as application systems, electronic resources, server infrastructure, network infrastructure, public/staff computing areas, digital collections. Experience coordinating and conducting technology training. Experience administering a SharePoint site.
 
Working environment/Description of institution
Old Dominion University is a metropolitan state-supported institution with enrollment of 24,400, a leader in distance learning, and a Carnegie Extensive Doctoral/Research University. The campus is located in the historic Chesapeake Bay port city of Norfolk, VA. Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
 
Salary and benefits
Minimum $65,000. Excellent benefits package.
 
Deadline for applying
Screening of applicants will begin September 11, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.
 
Application instructions
Submit applications to https://jobs.odu.edu, by clicking on Teaching and Research Faculty opportunities. A complete application will contain a cover letter addressing position requirements, resume and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references.
 
URL for further information
Norfolk, VA
 
Position description/Responsibilities
Old Dominion University Libraries are looking for a librarian to help define and create a new liaison program. The successful candidate will take the initiative to identify, engage, and collaborate with colleagues to assess the information and resources needs of health sciences faculty, students, and staff, and develop services, collections, instruction, and programs meeting those needs. The incumbent will support scholarly communication, collection development, and research support services and initiatives. In addition to health sciences liaison duties, the incumbent will have opportunities to contribute to Libraries’ initiatives that could include communications and marketing, resource discovery, design of physical and virtual spaces, and user experience.
 
Required qualifications
An ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS degree. Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills. Analytical skills including independent problem solving, critical thinking and time management skills. Demonstrated skills in teaching. Knowledge of scholarly communication issues at the research university. Experience in teaching and training. Experience in identifying and meeting research needs of library users. Experience web development, multi-media applications and social media. Successful experience working in a team environment with both professional and support staff.
 
Desired qualifications
Experience or coursework in health sciences librarianship. Experience in collection development. Experience in an academic or research library.
 
Working environment/Description of institution
Old Dominion University is a metropolitan state-supported institution with enrollment of 24,400, a leader in distance learning, and a Carnegie Extensive Doctoral/Research University. The campus is located in the historic port city of Norfolk, VA. Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
 
Salary and benefits
Minimum $50,000. Excellent benefits package.
 
Deadline for applying
Screening of applicants will begin September 18, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.
 
Application instructions
Submit applications to https://jobs.odu.edu, by clicking on Teaching and Research Faculty opportunities. A complete application will contain a cover letter addressing position requirements, resume and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references.
 
URL for further information
Gainesville, FL
Atlanta, GA
 
Emory Libraries seek a highly collaborative Director of Library Technology and Digital Strategies to provide leadership and direction for innovative services and technologies.  The Libraries strive for a flexible and dynamic environment that encourages user-centered technology enhancements. The successful candidate will have an inherent desire to develop, manage, and assess services designed to support the Emory University community of users. Candidates must understand the broad landscape of trends in information technology and libraries, and must have a demonstrated track record of successful project management and implementation of technologies and services.  The Libraries are developing a strong program of Core Systems and a Digital Library program. 
 
To view the full position posting and application procedures, please visit http://web.library.emory.edu/about/employment/librarian.html.
Nacogdoches, TX
Nacogdoches, TX
Fort Worth, TX
Greenville, NC
Washington, DC

Little Rock, AR

Little Rock, AR
Suffolk, VA
Chattanooga, TN
Salisbury, NC
Fayetteville, AR
Arlington, VA
Inwood, WV

Programmer Analyst II,Virginia Beach Public Library
Virginia Beach, VA

Position description/Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Technology Services Manager, the Programmer Analyst II will be the primary application administrator for the VBPL Integrated Library System (ILS) which is used to manage all library circulation, cataloging, ordering of materials, customer records and data analysis related activities; provide support for system downtime issues (after hours, weekends, and holidays may be required); assist staff with critical issues; perform maintenance and upgrades and keep up-date on latest enhancements to software; systems modifications and interfaces to include analysis, design, development/coding, testing, implementation, and documentation; troubleshoot staff and customer problems, issues and concerns; and administer daily tasks in support of the system. Individual will assist vendors and City IT staff with troubleshooting determining appropriate corrective action; conduct staff training; develop briefings for staff on specialized technology initiatives; participate on various standing and project teams; serve as SirsiDynix Operational Team Lead; cultivate relationships within the national ILS community and other organizations to stay current with technology initiatives and trends. Individual will also assist with the administration and maintenance of other library systems including PC activity management, Automated Materials Handling System, the VBPL/TCC Joint-Use Library interface.

Required qualifications: The position requires any combination of education (above the high school level) and/or experience equivalent to five (5) years in fields utilizing the required knowledge, skills and abilities, and associated with such positions as Lead Programmer or Programmer Analyst; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities Desired qualifications: Preferences for this position include: Application administration of SirsiDynix Symphony, eLibrary, eResource, and Enterprise applications or other integrated library systems; IT development (including web development) principles and practices; API/web services, Perl, Java Script, JSON, JQuery scripting or similar tools; SIP2, FTP, SFTP, HTTP, SMTP, TCP communication protocols.

Working environment/Description of institution: "The largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the 39th largest city in the U.S., Virginia Beach is recognized worldwide as one of the best places to live, work and do business.”  Virginia Beach, located on the Atlantic Ocean in southeast Virginia, is seeking a Programmer Analyst II for the Virginia Beach Public Libraries (VBPL).  Virginia Beach Public Library has approximately 300 staff and is comprised of 10 branches plus an Administrative Office

Salary and benefits: The City provides competitive fringe benefits, including paid leave, health and life insurance and a range of supplemental/optional benefits and services.
Salary: $45,535.68  -  $68,303.52


Deadline for applying: Midnight May 7, 2015 Application instructions: Apply on-line (by Thursday, May 7, 2015); log on to www.vbgov.com/careers . EOE.


Contact: Susan L. Morris(757-385-0174)  For further information: http://www.vbgov.com/careers


Information Literacy Librarian, Rice University, Fondren Library
Houston, TX