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

Sweet Briar College, Student Success Librarian and Accessibility Services Coordinator
Sweet Briar, VA

The Student Success Librarian and Accessibility Services Coordinator is a key contributor to advancing the Libraries’ goals to integrate information literacy into the curriculum, establish new modes of instruction, and cultivate partnerships in support of student success and retention. This individual manages the day-to-day operations of Academic Accessibility and the Academic Resources Center (ARC) that offers writing assistance and subject tutoring, and coordinates interventions with students on early alert and academic warning or probationary status. Responsible for coordinating appropriate academic and other accommodations for students. This position coordinates student success activities within the library and works closely with student success initiatives across campus and in the community. The individual will collaborate and form partnerships with offices such as Student Life, Institutional Effectiveness, Communications, and Student Government. They will champion the department’s information literacy programming. They will also proactively seek out and assist in the development of future grant projects related to student success initiatives across campus. In addition, the incumbent will also serve as a subject liaison.

Classification: 12-month, full-time, benefits-eligible faculty position.

Please access full job description and additional details available at Sweet Briar College Career Center: https://sbc.edu/human-resources/faculty-staff-job-openings/. For full consideration, complete applications should be received by July 1, 2019.

Cadence Group, Special Projects Librarian
Silver Spring, MD

University of Georgia Libraries, ArchivesSpace Project Manager
Athens, GA

American University Library, Web Services and Discovery Manager
Washington, DC

Auburn University, Web Services Librarian
Auburn, AL

Auburn University Libraries seeks an innovative, knowledgeable, and user-focused individual to serve as the Web Services Librarian, reporting to the Associate Dean for Public Services/Head of Research and Instruction Services in the University Libraries. The successful candidate will provide the leadership that will guide the planning, design and implementation of an improved Auburn University Libraries web presence that enhances the user experience and the Libraries’ role in supporting the research, instruction, extension and service programs of the University.

Rice University, Fondren Library, Metadata Analyst
Houston, TX

University of Arkansas, Business Librarian
Fayetteville, AR

Georgia State University, Urban Studies Librarian
Atlanta, GA

Georgia State University, Data Services Librarian
Atlanta, GA

WESTAT, Librarian
Rockville, MD

Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Job Summary: Westat is seeking a librarian with demonstrated experience in conducting complex bibliographic database searches and other in-depth research. This position is based in Rockville, MD.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert literature search services, including systematic reviews, for published and grey literature in a variety of subject areas (e.g., health, education, social sciences).
  • Develop sound search strategies, execute searches, and document search methods both independently and in collaboration with other librarians.
  • Manage search results with bibliographic software programs (e.g., Reference Manager, EndNote).
  • Assist with legislative monitoring and business development activities.
  • Evaluate and search bibliographic, news, and business resources.
  • Communicate effectively with requestors to understand, guide, and meet their research needs.
  • Respond to complex reference questions.
  • Develop promotional and training materials and conduct effective training in the use of research tools.
  • Other special projects, as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science is required.
  • 5 years of library experience, including at least 1 year of demonstrated bibliographic database searching.
  • Knowledge of specialized research tools (e.g., PubMed, ProQuest, EBSCO).
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel).

The ideal candidate must possess excellent database searching, research, customer service, analytical and organizational skills, proficiency in written and oral communication, and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and work both independently and collaboratively in a team-based, customer service environment.

City of Virginia Beach, Digital Services Librarian II
Virginia Beach, VA

Under the general direction of the Support Services Administrator, the Digital Services Librarian is responsible for collaborative ongoing maintenance and support for the Library Department’s digital services, e-resources, Intranet, and Internet sites in alignment with the department’s vision, mission and strategic goals. The person in this position develops and maintains effective working relationships with customers, vendors, library staff and teams. The person will coordinate and execute design specifications and content, deployment, and assessment of web pages in conjunction with the Marketing and Communications Staff and Digital Services Team. He/she will carry out other duties as assigned within the scope, spirit, and purpose of the job. Requires a Master’s degree in Library Information Science from an American Library Association accredited program or Virginia State Library Certification, plus two (2) years of professional/administrative library work. Must be available to work evenings, weekend, holidays, and overtime based on business needs. Salary Range: $50,273.60 - $77,188.80 For more information and to apply on-line by 5/27/19 go to www.vbgovcareers.com EOE

Johns Hopkins University, Software Engineer
Baltimore, MD

Software Engineer Job Req ID: 15536 General Summary/Purpose: Johns Hopkins University has an immediate need for a Software Engineer to join our Library Applications team, supporting commercial, open source, and locally developed systems and online services. Top goals are to improve system reliability, data integrity, business processes, and user experience. There is a strong emphasis on collaboration and best practices.

*The Sheridan Libraries and University Museums are strongly committed to diversity. A strategic goal of the Libraries and Museums is to work toward achieving diversity when recruiting new staff and promoting existing staff. The Libraries and Museums prize initiative, creativity, professionalism, and teamwork. For information on the Sheridan Libraries, visit www.library.jhu.edu. For information on Evergreen Museum and Library and Homewood Museum, visit https://www.museums.jhu.edu.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with vendors, open source software communities, and internal stakeholders to design, develop, deploy, maintain, and enhance front- and back-end systems supporting library services
  • Contribute to a small, highly efficient team by following best practices for development, deployment, and documentation, emphasizing stability, reliability, and ease of maintenance
  • Follow agile, user-centric development approach, emphasizing accessibility and evidence-based design
  • Coordinate software releases to minimize risk and inconvenience to staff, faculty, and students
  • Provide prompt support for internal stakeholders by investigating and resolving problem reports

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Five years of work experience with enterprise-level systems maintenance and software development, demonstrating significant responsibilities and achievements
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and creatively in a software team environment using an agile development process, and to communicate effectively with non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong proficiency in one or more common programming languages such as Ruby, Python, Java, or JavaScript
  • Extensive experience with software development best practices, including provisioning, collaborative development and version control, testing, and deployment tools and procedures

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor’s degree (Additional experience may substitute for education and additional education may substitute for experience. 30 undergraduate degree credits or 18 graduate degree credits = 1 year of experience)
  • Five years of related work experience with computer systems and applications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ruby on Rails
  • React
  • NodeJS
  • Python
  • REST API development
  • Java
  • Continuous integration procedures using Docker, Ansible, Jenkins, or similar tools.
  • Software development and life-cycle management in an academic library or cultural institution
  • User-centered design and accessible web design
  • Familiarity with common tools and technologies used in library applications, including Blacklight, Solr and Elastic Search, SFX, and traditional Library Management Systems such as SirsDynix Horizon

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Systems Supported: The software engineer will have primary or secondary (backup) responsibility for vendor-hosted and locally hosted systems used in the following functional areas:

  • User authentication (EZproxy and Shibboleth)
  • Inter-library loan (ILLiad, Relais)
  • Course reserves (ARES)
  • Citation linking (Umlaut open source software and related SFX knowledge base)
  • Catalog and discovery (Horizon and Blacklight)
  • Special collections materials management (Aeon)
  • Locally developed Database List system based on the FOLIO platform

Classified Title: Software Engineer Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PE Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Mon- Fri, 8:30am - 5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10000086-Library Systems Personnel area: Libraries

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly. 

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, Director of Library Services
Charleston, SC

Director of Library Services The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, invites applications for the position of Director of Library Services. The Director will provide leadership to and serve as the principal administrator of the Daniel Library, including The Citadel Archives & Museum and the Friends of the Daniel Library organization. He or she will actively promote library resources and services to the college community and lead The Citadel’s efforts to promote information literacy throughout the curriculum. The Director is responsible for providing a student-friendly environment, broad and open access to materials, and support for teaching and learning in an effective and efficient manner. She or he will lead The Citadel’s efforts to establish, articulate, and implement visionary goals and engage in strategic planning to achieve those goals. The Director will also support equity, diversity, and professional development of all Library staff, serve on college committees, and remain current with technological advances and trends in higher education and academic library operations and services. The Director reports directly to the Provost.

The Daniel Library holds more than 170,000 print volumes, over 1.3 million microforms, approximately 240,000 electronic books, and over 360,000 electronic full text journals and video. The Daniel Library serves as an important academic, cultural, and social center for The Citadel campus and the larger Carolina Lowcountry region.

The Citadel has an undergraduate student body of about 2,300 students who make up the South Carolina Corps of Cadets. Another 1,000 students attend The Citadel Graduate College, a civilian evening program that offers graduate and professional programs, along with ten undergraduate degree-completion programs. The Library plays an integral part in the educational experience at The Citadel, with Research and Instruction Librarians providing library sessions in all freshman orientation classes, as well as in courses across the curriculum at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

The staff of the Daniel Library currently consists of seventeen full-time employees. There are seven full-time professional staff, including Research and Instruction Librarians. There are eight support positions in the Library and two full-time positions in The Archives & Museum. The current budget of the library is $1.8 million, with a collection budget of about $500,000.

Minimum and Additional Requirements:

  • A Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program
  • A record of fostering teamwork among the staff and good working relations on and off campus.
  • The ability to lead the library’s development efforts, including active grant-seeking and fundraising, and a demonstrated ability in managing library budgets.
  • At least seven years of academic library experience, including reference and instruction
  • At least four years of experience working in a supervisory/administrative capacity
  • Experience integrating information literacy skills into the campus-wide curriculum
  • Experience developing the physical space of libraries
  • Appreciation for the importance of a Makerspace
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional development
  • Experience with accreditation issues, including planning and assessment
  • Experience with and appreciation for institutional archives, museums, and/or special collections.
  • Experience in developing library-based programs related to digital collections.

East Carolina University, Assistant Director for Discovery and Technology Services
Greenville, NC

J.Y. Joyner Library on the campus of East Carolina University has an exciting new opportunity available as the Assistant Director for Discovery and Technology Services. Known for its leadership in distance learning and its mission to serve, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University (ECU) seeks an innovative, experienced and forward-thinking leader to fill the position of Assistant Director for Discovery and Technology Services. Reporting to the Director of Academic Library Services and serving as part of the Library’s senior management team, this individual will have responsibility for 5 departments with approximately 20 employees: Applications & Digital Services; General Collections Cataloging; Special Collections Cataloging; ILS Services; and IT Operations. Detailed information, including application instructions, can be found at https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/27358.

Centre College, Reference, Instruction & Assessment Librarian
Danville, KY

The Reference, Instruction, and Assessment Librarian is the library’s primary conduit for outreach and integration of library resources and services across the institution. As such, the ideal candidate will be energetic, well-organized, detail-oriented, personable, and capable of working comfortably and collaboratively with diverse constituents, including students, faculty, staff, and community members. The Reference, Instruction, and Assessment Librarian is also responsible for the library’s instruction program and for implementation and assessment of information literacy initiatives. Individual reports to the Director of Library Services.

Essential duties and responsibilities of the position include:

  • Coordinating with faculty and staff to provide course-based and individual reference and library instruction sessions in support of patron research needs and the curriculum of the college;
  • Working with patrons (students, faculty, staff) in a variety of public service, individual, and electronic settings to support information seeking, provide research assistance, and deliver instruction around library resources and services;
  • Implementing and maintaining a program of library assessment that utilizes professional standards (including the AAC&U Information Literacy VALUE Rubric and the ACRL Information Literacy Framework) for all activities around library instruction and information literacy;
  • Working closely with the Director of Library Services to develop and implement assessment measures around other library data points;
  • Working with appropriate college stakeholders to develop and implement relevant and responsive information literacy outreach and education across the institution;
  • Working closely with Director of Library Services, Head of Collection Development, and other campus stakeholders in the area of collection development, assisting in the selection of appropriate print and electronic resources that support the educational mission of the library and the curriculum of the college;
  • Librarians at Centre College typically assume primary responsibility for coordinating some area of activity, such as scholarly communications, reference desk, instruction, or social media; what that area will be for this position will be a subject for discussion, and training will be provided, as needed;
  • Appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty and staff of many social, economic, cultural, ideological, racial and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Library Services

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in library science or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program.
  • 2-3 years of prior experience in an academic library setting;
  • Experience with academic program/outcome evaluation;
  • Knowledge of/experience with both qualitative and quantitative data gathering and analysis;
  • Comfort working with a variety of social media platforms.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of information literacy theory, standards, and best practices;
  • Working knowledge of a range of library databases and electronic resources;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a demonstrated proficiency in working collaboratively with a range of diverse stakeholders;
  • Exceptional organizational abilities;
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes both occasional weekends and one evening shift a week.

Physical Requirements: Limited pushing, pulling, lifting. Lifting would not exceed 20 lbs. Mobility on campus necessary.

Emory University, Digital Preservation Program Manager
Atlanta, GA

Washington Research Library Consortium, Applications Integration Developer
Bowie, MD

Washington Research Library Consortium, Director of Library and User Services
Bowie, MD

American University, Library Systems Administrator
Washington, DC

Harford County Public Library, Business Analyst
Belcamp, MD

City of Virginia Beach, Web Services Librarian I
Virginia Beach, VA

The City of Virginia Beach is seeking a Web Services Librarian I that will be:

  1. Responsible for the implementation of technical specifications, maintenance, monitoring, and issue resolution of the library’s internal and external website related to usability, accessibility, organization, aesthetic, and integration of web services and electronic resources.
  2. Assist in maintaining and supporting services delivered through VBPL’s website using national cataloging and classification standards and focusing on information organization and usability.
  3. Analyze library digital materials to ensure that current, accurate and consistent information is available to web based customers.
  4. Uses independent judgment, insight, and principles of professional library practice to analyze and identify the information needs of web services and virtual library customers.
  5. Collaboratively create design continuity for the library’s websites in alignment with the library’s brand and strategic goals.
  6. Provide local and worldwide customers with online access to library materials and to facilitate information transfer.
  7. Conduct thorough internal reference interviews to ascertain customer needs in order to provide accurate, timely and audience-appropriate responses, and referring correspondence to other library staff as appropriate.
  8. Establish and execute routine procedures to create a dynamic web environment and to generate and maintain customer engagement.
  9. Prepare statistical reports to monitor use and operation of the Library’s web sites to ensure that pages are functional, content is accurate and timely, and links to other sites are valid.

Requires a Master's degree in Library Information Science from an American Library Association accredited program, plus two (2) years of professional/administrative library work. Salary Range: $45,552.00 - $69,929.60 For more information and to apply on-line by 2/25/19 go to www.vbgovcareers.com EOE

City of Virginia Beach, Business Application Specialist I
Virginia Beach, VA

The City of Virginia Beach Library Department is seeking a Business Application Specialist I that will perform day-to-day user support and improvement analysis of specialized computer applications in a network or server environment for a department; and serve as a power user.

Analyze business operations; identify business needs and business process improvements; study, research, and conduct cost/benefit analyses evaluating existing or proposed specialized department applications independently or as a member of a team; conduct discussions with department staff to review, evaluate, and analyze existing specialized department applications to define problems and information processing requirements, to recommend procedural and operating improvements; and evaluate specialized department application system performance and make recommendations for increased efficiency. Ability to translate technical terminology (orally and written) into terms understandable to management and employees.

Represent the department in new system implementations and coordinate additional departmental participation as needed; participate in the evaluation of design elements; assist in diagnosing and resolving application issues; and distribute reports.

Assist ComIT with, and participate in, acceptance testing; report system defects to vendor and recreate problems in test environment to identify user or system errors; assist in determining causes of system problems and work with vendor and ComIT staff to determine appropriate corrective actions; provide liaison with ComIT and vendor for disaster recovery.

Requires any combination of education (above high school), training, and/or experience equivalent to 6 years in a field related to functional support for automated business operations in a network or server-based environment for the agency where the IT services are being used, utilizing the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Salary Range: $45,552.00 - $67,600.00 For more information and to apply on-ling by 2/28/19 go to www.vbgovcareers.com EOE

Duke University, Digital Repository Content Analyst
Durham, NC

Duke University Libraries (DUL) is recruiting a Digital Repository Content Analyst to help us ingest and manage content in our digital preservation systems and platforms. This position will partner with the Research Data Curation Program (https://research.repository.duke.edu/), Digital Collections Program (https://repository.duke.edu/dc), and various other departments around the Library and on campus to provide curation and preservation services. This is an excellent entry level opportunity for anyone who enjoys managing large sets of data and/or files, working with colleagues across an organization, preserving essential data and library collections, and learning new technical skills. Ideal applicants have been exposed to technical systems and file management techniques such as command line scripting, can communicate functional system requirements between groups with varying types of expertise, enjoys working with different types of data/collections, and loves solving problems. The successful candidate will join the highly collaborative Digital Collections and Curation Services department (https://library.duke.edu/about/depts/dccs - within the Digital Strategies and Technology Division) at DUL.

For a full job description please see https://library.duke.edu/about/jobs/digitalrepositorycontentanalyst. To apply, submit an electronic resume, cover letter, and list of 3 references: https://hr.duke.edu/careers/apply – refer to requisition #401537489. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

WESTAT, Librarian
Rockville, MD

Westat is seeking a librarian with demonstrated experience in conducting complex bibliographic database searches and other in-depth research. This position is based in Rockville, MD.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert literature search services, including systematic reviews, for published and grey literature in a variety of subject areas (e.g., health, education, social sciences).
  • Develop sound search strategies, execute searches, and document search methods both independently and in collaboration with other librarians.
  • Manage search results with bibliographic software programs (e.g., Reference Manager, EndNote).
  • Assist with legislative monitoring and business development activities.
  • Evaluate and search bibliographic, news, and business resources.
  • Communicate effectively with requestors to understand, guide, and meet their research needs.
  • Respond to complex reference questions.
  • Develop promotional and training materials and conduct effective training in the use of research tools.
  • Other special projects, as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science is required.
  • 5 years of library experience, including at least 3 years of demonstrated bibliographic database searching.
  • Knowledge of specialized research tools (e.g., PubMed, ProQuest, EBSCO).
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel).

The ideal candidate must possess excellent research, customer service, analytical and organizational skills, proficiency in written and oral communication, and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and work both independently and collaboratively in a team-based, customer service environment.

Auburn University Libraries, Specialist III/IV, Information Technology (Web Developer)
Auburn, AL

Prince George's County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS), Digital Services Manager
Largo, MD

City of Largo, Library Assistant II - Bookmobile
Tampa Bay (Largo), FL

Rice University, Fondren Library, Government Information Coordinator
Houston, TX

University of North Florida, Thomas G. Carpenter Library, Assistant Program Director of Library Systems
Jacksonville, FL

University of Arkansas, Dean of Libraries
Fayetteville, AR

VCU Libraries, Catalog Librarian for Special Collections
Richmond, VA

The Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries, joining the Association of Research Libraries in 2018 as the first new U.S. member of ARL in over 15 years, invites applications and nominations for the position of Catalog Librarian for Special Collections. The Catalog Librarian for Special Collections will collaborate with colleagues in the VCU Libraries and within the library profession to describe rare and unique publications and other materials in order to make them discoverable to users worldwide. The successful candidate will join a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. Salary commensurate with experience, not less than $50,000. Review of applications will begin November 26, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. The complete position description is available at http://www.library.vcu.edu/about/jobs/. To apply for this position go to https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/84124. Virginia Commonwealth University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

University of Arkansas, Research and Educational Services Archivist
Fayetteville, AR

Rice University, Electronic Resources Librarian
Houston, TX

City of Grapevine, TX, Library Director
Grapevine, TX

KAP, Conflicts Associate
Houston, TX

MUST: 4 year or advanced degree in Library Science Research experience Professional and sharp with a great attention to detail Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Substantial experience conducting company information research using proprietary databases, company websites and other internet resources. Strong research, problem-solving, decision-making, and analytical skills. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and interact with colleagues, which will include lawyers, paralegals and legal support staff, both verbally and through written documentation.

University of Maryland, Baltimore, Data Services Librarian
Baltimore, MD

The Health Sciences & Human Services Library at the University of Maryland, Baltimore is recruiting for a Data Services Librarian. This newly created position will guide and expand the library’s efforts in data management, planning, discovery and access of research data, data sharing and publication, and data visualization. Min. Salary: $55,000. Priority deadline is 10/26/18.

Jacksonville Public Library, Library Systems Administrator
Jacksonville, FL

University Libraries - Florida International University, Digital Humanities Librarian
Miami, FL

University Libraries - Florida International University, Head, Information Research Services
Miami, FL

Fayetteville Public Library, IT Systems Administrator
Fayetteville, AR

Jacksonville Public Library, Senior Manager for Data Analytics
Jacksonville, FL

William H. Welch Medical Library/Johns Hopkins University & Medicine, Librarian III - Access Services & Electronic Resources Coordinator
Baltimore, MD

Florida Institute of Technology, Head of Library Information Technology
Melbourne, FL

University of Georgia Libraries, GALILEO Programmer/Analyst
Athens, GA

University of Georgia Libraries, Systems Librarian
Athens, GA

National Child Traumatic Stress Network, Database Analyst with Web Development
Durham, NC

University of Maryland, Baltimore County / Albin O Kuhn Library & Gallery, Librarian II - Head of Public Services
Baltimore, MD

Tarleton State University-Dick Smith Library, Emerging Technology Librarian
Stephenville, TX

Florida Polytechnic University, University Librarian
Lakeland, FL

City of Virginia Beach, Business Application Support Technician #26063
Virginia Beach, VA

The City of Virginia Beach Library Department is seeking a Business Application Support Technician

  • Performs day-to-day user support of computer applications, related hardware, and LAN systems for a department and serves as a power user.
  • Provides a rapid response to notifications of service interruptions
  • Must be able to drive to various branch locations
  • Establishes the priority of recorded incidents and resolve common client service requests using available resources; determines the most effective manner to resolve the client's reported incident.
  • Elevates complex and/or high priority incidents to the appropriate groups for resolution; follows up to ensure that action is taken
  • Assists in acquisition and installation of hardware and software to the required quality specifications; and installs workstations
  • May establish and maintain databases or spreadsheets for the division/department's use and generate various informational reports from them; prepares regularly recurring reports; creates spreadsheets, presentations, or reports for department/division use.
  • Assists, as needed, with the maintenance and inventory of agency hardware and software.
  • Responds to internal inquiries by compiling reports; handles complaints and requests for service or information by providing assistance or refers to the proper source.
  • Develops computer literacy within department using informal and formal training sessions.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds of force

Requires any combination of education (above the high school level) and/or experience equivalent to four years in fields utilizing the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. For more information and to apply on-line by 9/17/18 go to www.vbgovcareers.com EOE

University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Information Technology Librarian
Baltimore, MD

Bolivar-Harpers Ferry Public Library, Library Director
Harpers Ferry, WV

Full-time. To oversee the operation of a small public library in historic Harper Ferry, WV. MLS required. 5 years of library experience preferred. Salary range $37,500-$40,000. Submit resume via email to bhfsearch@gmail.com. Resumes must be received by Sept. 17. No phone calls please. EOE.

City of Lubbock, Library Director
Lubbock, TX

Lubbock, known as the “The Hub City”, is situated at the center of the scenic South Plains, between the Permian Basin and Texas Panhandle. Lubbock covers more than 125 square miles and is home to 250,000 residents who enjoy the opportunities of a major metropolitan area with the friendly hospitality and charm of a small community. The City of Lubbock is a Home Rule city operating with a Council-Manager form of government. The City of Lubbock seeks an energetic, resourceful, and customer-focused professional to be its Library Director. The ideal candidate must hold a master’s degree in library science or a closely related field and have five years of experience, including two years of supervisory experience, in library operations. An equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and skills will be considered. Please apply online at: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches For more information on this position contact: Ron Holifield, CEO Strategic Government Resources ron@governmentresource.com 214-676-1691

McConnell Library - Radford University, Systems Librarian
Radford, VA

Description: Radford University seeks an experienced, user-centered librarian to join a team of library faculty committed to providing superior technological support to our academic community. The Systems Librarian provides technical expertise to administer and enhance resource discovery and library operations. This individual will work closely with staff in all library departments to deliver library services that support Radford University’s diverse learning community.

Reporting to the Head of the Collection and Technical Services (CATS) Department, the Systems Librarian will:

  • Administer and manage WMS LSP and related interoperable software, e.g. EDS, ILLiad, EZProxy, and other systems as needed.
  • Assist library staff and the Radford University community in the use of library systems and IT applications including, but not limited to WMS, ILLiad, EZProxy, and workstation applications.
  • Serve on library and campus committees, professional organizations, and professional development as need and interest suggest.
  • Participates in collection development program: selects library materials for one or more subject areas; serves as library liaison to corresponding academic departments; evaluates designated subject areas of collection; works with teaching faculty and provides assistance with accreditation reports, new course proposals, and other projects requiring collaboration between the library and academic departments; and participates in general collection development meetings.

This position is a 12-month, non-tenured professional faculty position with starting rank and salary based on qualifications and experience. It includes responsibilities for university service and professional contributions and may include responsibilities for collection development.

Required Qualifications:

  • MLS from an ALA-accredited program in library and information studies.
  • Understanding of access issues associated with electronic resources; knowledge and understanding of electronic publishing; working knowledge of bibliographic and metadata tools (e.g. MARC records, BIBFRAME, Dublin Core, EAD, OpenURL, link resolvers, knowledge bases)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage technical projects within an academic library setting; knowledge of academic libraries and their users •Extensive experience in administering and managing library service platforms (LSPs) and related interoperable software (e.g. discovery layer, interlibrary loan system, access and authentication system, or other systems as needed)
  • Working knowledge of existing and emerging library and electronic resource trends, standards, protocols, and codes of practice including but not limited to transfer protocols, OpenURL, KBART
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to diplomatically establish and maintain cooperative working relationships that foster a productive environment for problem-solving and project completion

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with administering and trouble-shooting WorldShare Management Services (WMS) LSP.
  • Evidence of interest and ability in applying innovative technologies and creative problem-solving to enhance library services
  • Familiarity with network and systems administration across multiple operating systems including Windows- and Unix-based proprietary and open-source systems
  • Demonstrated success in collaborating with or teaching technology to diverse colleagues
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team

To Apply: To be considered for the position, all applicants must apply online at http://jobs.radford.edu/postings/6386. Review of applications will begin on August 20, 2018. Radford University does not discriminate with regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation,disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, or political affiliation in the administration of its educational programs, activities, admission or employment practices. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application process should call (540) 831-5008 (voice) or (540) 831-5128 (TTY). If you need access to a computer, you may visit our office at 600 Tyler Avenue, Radford, Virginia, or the local Virginia Employment Commission. This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.

City of Keller, Library Services Manager
Keller, TX

University of Maryland, Baltimore, Data Services Librarian
Baltimore, MD

The Health Sciences & Human Services Library at the University of Maryland, Baltimore is recruiting for a Data Services Librarian. This newly created position will guide and expand the library’s efforts in data management, planning, discovery and access of research data, data sharing and publication, and data visualization. Min. Salary: $55,000. Priority deadline is 8/24/18.

Library of Congress, Librarian (Senior Library Information Systems Specialist)
Washington, DC

GWU, Gelman Library, Middle East and Africa Librarian
Washington, DC

University of North Florida, Assistant Program Director of Technical Services and Library Systems
Jacksonville, FL

The University Library seeks a motivated, creative, and user-focused Assistant Program Director of Technical Services and Head of Library Systems to join our faculty. The incumbent reports to the Director of Technical Services and Library Systems and helps provide leadership and vision for the enhancement, extension, and integration of technology and tools in support of teaching, research and services needs of the library and university community. This position assumes all responsibilities in the absence of the Director. In addition to providing direct support to the Director, the Assistant Program Director of Technical Services and Head of Library Systems directly supervises the Systems and Digital Technologies Librarian and assists in the overall leadership and direction of Technical Services and Library Systems; helps identify and coordinate library computing needs in support of library and university users and helps to set the direction of the library’s technology environment; manages the entire life cycle of projects from requirements gathering to deployment; manages, leads, and collaborates on projects focused on gathering, analyzing, and putting into use high-quality, actionable data to determine the value of library services; serves as a member of the library’s Leadership Team and contributes to the strategic and annual planning for the Technical Services and Systems Department. This position ensures successful collaboration with external vendors and the university’s Information Technology Services to provide services that are well-integrated and maintained.

Approved Hiring Salary Range at the rank of Associate Librarian is $80,750 to negotiable. Applicants with a total of nine years of experience in academic libraries post-MLS and with a minimum of 5 years administrative experience in increasingly responsible positions may be hired at the rank of University Librarian, with a salary of $84,500 to negotiable For more information please visit our website at www.unfjobs.org

Required:

  • Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent from an ALA accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in academic library environment.
  • Minimum of 3 years administrative experience in increasingly responsible positions.
  • Strong technical skills and understanding of emerging technologies.
  • Demonstrable 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 operations.

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Applicants must list a minimum of 3 references with contact information as part of their application. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Susie Parks at (904) 620-2553, or s.parks@unf.edu.

University of North Florida, Systems and Digital Technologies Librarian
Jacksonville, FL

The University Library seeks a motivated, creative, and user-focused Systems and Digital Technologies Librarian to join our faculty. Under the supervision of the Assistant Program Director of Technical Services and Head of Library Systems, the Systems and Digital Technologies Librarian is responsible for maintaining high-quality, robust systems that facilitate search, discovery, preservation, and the delivery of library services and resources to the university community; enhancing the functionality, accessibility, and effectiveness of the Thomas G. Carpenter Library’s website, including overseeing content development and design; identifying emerging technologies that support and enhance library collections and services. Working both independently and in team settings, the incumbent develops new digital library services that emphasizes usability, sustainability, and performance; and provides training to library staff and the campus community regarding library systems and technologies.

Approved Hiring Salary Range at the rank of Assistant Librarian $45,750 to negotiable. Applicants with a total of five years of experience in academic libraries post-MLS may be hired at the rank of Associate Librarian, with a salary of $50,000 to negotiable. Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Applicants must list a minimum of 3 references with contact information as part of their application. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Susie Parks at (904) 620-2553, or s.parks@unf.edu.

Georgia State University Library, Librarian, Perimeter Library Services
Dunwoody, GA

Galax Public Library, Library Technology Associate
Galax, VA

Support computer operations, technology training, website development, technology planning, daily library operations. BS degree or equivalent education/computer experience, ability to lift 50 pounds; FT, some evenings/weekends. Library/customer service experience a plus. $26,153. Start September. Send cover letter, resume, three references by 7/20/18 to Melanie Hemingway, mhemingway@galaxcarroll.lib.va.us, Director, Galax-Carroll Regional Library, 610 W. Stuart Drive, Galax, VA 24333.

City of Boca Raton, Librarian I - ILS Administrator - Full Time
Boca Raton, FL

Tarleton State University-Dick Smith Library, Emerging Technology Librarian
Stephenville, TX

University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Associate Director, Library Information Technology Services
Baltimore, MD

Harford County Public Library, Library Associate I - Branch - Special Needs
Bel Air, MD

Harford County Public Library, Assistant Manager I – Branch, Jarrettsville
Belcamp, MD

Georgia State University, Department Head, User Services & Technology Support
Atlanta, GA

University of Georgia Libraries, Systems Librarian
Athens, GA

SANDOW, Material Research Specialist
Miami, FL

Barry University, Director, Library Services
Miami Shores, FL

Barry University is currently accepting applications for a Director of Library Services. This is a full time position at the Main Campus.

The Director of Library Services provides innovative and effective leadership in the provision of high quality library services and resources to the University community. Responsibilities include developing, implementing and evaluating Library policies and procedures; managing, evaluating and reporting on Library operations; ensuring appropriate access to print and electronic information resources; supervising high quality Bibliographic Instruction and Reference programs; and collaboratively coordinating the management of the departments of Technical Services, Public Services, and the University’s Archives and Special Collections. This position works closely with the Law Library to manage shared library automation systems and information resources.

Essential Functions:
 
Oversees all Library operations (including the departments of Technical Services, Public Services, Archives and Special Collections, and Reference and Instruction) by:
  • Supervising and coordinating the activities of the Assistant Director and Department managers in planning, providing, and evaluating library policies, procedures, services and resources.
  • Collaborating with the Collection Manager and subject specialists to ensure that the library's print and electronic resources adequately support all educational and research programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level.
  • Supporting distance learning programs by providing efficient access to electronic information resources and distance services.
  • Functioning as chief fiscal officer for the Library, and developing and expending budget allocations.
  • Working with internal and external stakeholders to identify, evaluate and implement programs that improve Library services resources and facilities.
  • Developing the library staff as a strong team by collaborating with Assistant Directors and Managers of departments in providing for the selection, training, evaluation, and maintenance of adequate Library staffing.

Actively participates in Department, Division and University management activities by:

  • Serving on University-wide committees, groups, taskforces, and councils such as the Undergraduate Council and the Academic Affairs Council.
  • Serving on Divisional committees, groups, taskforces, and councils.
  • Leading Library committees, groups, and taskforces such as the Professional Librarian Group.
  • Preparing and providing Library activity and assessment reports.

Provides external representation and reporting by:

  • Cultivating external relationships, and developing grant opportunities with public and private sector organizations in support of the University Libraries’ programs.
  • Representing and promoting the library, formally and informally to the University, community and the world.
  • Participating actively in local, state and national professional library organizations.
  • Participating in cooperative resource sharing efforts with state and local networks through organizations such as LYRASIS and ICUF.

Coordinates strategic planning for the library by: 

  • Maintaining a solid understanding of industry trends, and "best practices" in the library and information technology fields.
  • Coordinating the development of the Library strategic plan within the Division of Academic Affairs to ensure that library services and activities further the University mission.
  • Facilitating the continuous transformation of the library into a technologically advanced “information commons” that integrates diverse resources, provides exceptional patron services, seeks new opportunities, actively engages with the community, collaborates with university units, and sustains a vibrant research and learning community.
Provides instructional and collection development services, oversight and support by:
  • Providing high quality instruction services to assigned schools and departments.
  • Providing collection development services to assigned schools and departments.
Qualifications/Requirements
  • Master's degree in Library Science.
  • 5-8 years of experience as a Library Director.
  • Responsible for managing and supervising university library development projects.
  • Must possess excellent analytical skills of library resources and budgetary needs.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, oral and written.
Benefits:   Barry University offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees that includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement, tuition assistance, paid time off and work/life balance initiatives such as wellness programs, spirituality in the workplace, and training and development.
 
Barry University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.
The City of Virginia Beach Library Department is seeking a dynamic Library Technology Services Manager to work with a team of professionals in the library setting at the City level for collaboration with interdependent technology systems. This position will lead Virginia Beach Public Library's Technology Services budget unit, which provides computer systems, technology project management, technology service tracking, and account management for a complex IT infrastructure. The Library Technology Services Manager will collaboratively plan, lead, manage, and evaluate the delivery of technology services in alignment with organizational values and goals and the Library's vision and mission, to meet the information needs of customers, including City and Library departments, teams, divisions, branches, and staff.
 
Requires any combination of education (above the high school level) and/or experience equivalent to ten years, including three in a supervisory role, in fields utilizing the required knowledge, skills, and abilities in professional/administrative library/technology work.
 
Preferences are:
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Library and Information Science, Management Information Systems, or Public Administration
  • Experience with supervisory/ training techniques and staff development
  • Experience writing and reading complex technical documents
  • Experience in project management, researching, developing and implementing complex information systems
  • Experience with effective communications (both oral and written) of technical information
  • Knowledge of interpreting community interest/needs with the development of appropriate programs/ services
  • Experience being able to formulate and implement effective policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of managing, testing, and debugging programs and information systems
  • Project management certification 
Salary Range: $67,600.00 - $103,792.00 For more information and to apply on-line go to www.vbgovcareers.com EOE
Chapel Hill, NC
Washington, DC
Havre De Grace, MD
Aberdeen or Bel Air, MD
Atlanta, GA
Atlanta, GA
Atlanta, GA
Charleston, SC
Clemson, SC
Baltimore, MD
 
The Health Sciences & Human Services Library at the University of Maryland, Baltimore is recruiting for an Associate Director of Library Computing & Technology. This Librarian will provide leadership for the library's applications, knowledge systems, new and emerging technologies, and integrating the resources, services and programs of the library. Min. Salary: $75,000. Priority deadline is February 26.
Lake Jackson, TX
Fayetteville, AR
Charleston, SC
Richmond, VA
 
The Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries, joining the Association of Research Libraries in 2018 as the first U.S. member of ARL in over 15 years, seeks faculty candidates for the position of Associate University Librarian for Collections, Discovery, and Budget. Salary commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin January 28, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
 
Required qualifications include demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU. The complete position description is available at http://www.library.vcu.edu/about/jobs/. To apply for the position, please go to www.vcujobs.com. Virginia Commonwealth University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Athens, GA
 
The University of Georgia Libraries is seeking candidates for the position of GALILEO/GIL Systems Librarian. This position reports to the Head of GALILEO/GIL Technical Support Services in the University of Georgia Libraries and is located in the Main Library. This position will act as the library subject matter and Alma workflow expert for the GIL team, and as liaison between GIL staff and GIL member libraries, working with all levels of library staff across the state in the identification and investigation of system issues and enhancements. This position participates in various state-wide groups engaged in specific development tasks related to Alma. In the absence of the Head of GALILEO/GIL Technical Support Services, this position coordinates with appropriate administrators (the UGA Libraries’ Deputy University Librarian and Director of Library Technology and/or the University System of Georgia’s Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Library Services and Executive Director of GALILEO) to address any immediate issues.
 
GALILEO stands for GeorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online, an initiative of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. GALILEO is an online library portal to authoritative, subscription-only information. GALILEO serves more than 2000 institutions, including the universities and colleges of the University System of Georgia and Technical College System of Georgia along with Georgia K-12 schools and public libraries.
 
GIL stands for GALILEO Interconnected Libraries, the integrated library management system for acquiring, cataloging, accessing, and circulating the collections of the USG institutions. GIL uses Ex Libris’ Alma, which is hosted in the cloud. Alma supports library catalogs and services; in addition, each institution has access to a “union” view, with the holdings of all GIL participants. Through this view, GIL Express requesting (borrowing books from another USG library) is initiated. GIL applications support staff are located at UGA (supporting 27 USG institutions).
 
To view a full description of the position and application instructions, please go to: https://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/3255 The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (facultyjobs@uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.
Belcamp, MD
Houston, TX
Jacksonville, FL
Davidson, NC
Jacksonville, FL
Atlanta, GA
Jacksonville, FL
Coral Gables, FL
Alexandria, VA
 
Come join our long-standing contract for an exciting career as a Digital Resources Librarian!
 
The contract at USPTO has been held by an ASRC Federal Subsidiary for over 10 years. The contract offers, library, training, and research services to the United States Patent and Trademark Office. ASRC Federal Space and Defense brings a 14-year history of delivering high-performance systems engineering, integration and operations services to civil and defense agencies. ASRC Federal Space and Defense provides these services throughout all phases of the program life cycle. We are seeking an Digital Resources Librarian to join our stable growing contract in Alexandria, VA.
 
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited, to the following:
  • Provides day-to-day cataloging and maintenance and updating of digital content and links to technical literature for library and information facilities.
  • Provides back-up support for custom Access database. Uses excel to create usage reports. Assists with providing information on approval plans and vendor packages.
  • Maintains searchable lists of electronic literature and ensures access from the library’s Intranet and online catalog (Horizon) including cataloging and downloading and editing bibliographic records.
  • Works with client staff to coordinate and facilitate project scope and requests. Works with digital resource vendors such as Ebsco, ProQuest, Safari Books to make sure access to resources is maintained. 
Education/Qualifications:
  • Master’s in Library Science.
  • 4 years’ experience leading and/or providing support in upgrading, maintaining, and creating content used in latest digital technologies.
  • Extensive experienced working with vendor packages for research libraries.
  • Some knowledge of HTML, JavaScript and applications such as SQL and Access.

ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Cullowhee, NC
New Orleans, LA