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: email@example.com
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.