Project Manager – New York Public Library (NYPL)

Principal Responsibilities

Reporting to the Assistant Director, Research Services, the Project Manager’s responsibilities are to plan, track, communicate across multiple departments and stakeholders, manage vendors and help deliver the project. Specifically, the Project Manager will:

  • Lead implementation of the Aeon system across all special collections reading rooms
    • Coordinate a needs analysis and develop detailed project plans
    • Conduct a workflow analysis in each unit impacted by Aeon implementation
    • Collaborate with the Digital department to ensure appropriate levels of integration between Aeon and existing library systems
    • Liaise with public services staff to integrate a user-focused approach to special collections requesting and tracking
    • Serve as primary contact with Atlas Systems throughout project planning and implementation phases
    • Develop and coordinate staff training around new systems and services

He or she will also be expected to identify issues proactively, resolve conflicts, escalate if necessary, and build consensus across multiple departments to execute the project. He or she may be called upon to coordinate other collections-related strategic initiatives as required.

 

To apply, please visit https://jobs-nypl.icims.com/jobs/11130/project-manager-aeon-implementation/job

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Supervisory Librarian – Technical Services – Executive Office of the President, Office of Administration

Job Title: Supervisory Librarian (Technical Services), GS-1410-14

Agency:  Executive Office of the President, Office of Administration

Salary:  $121,316.00 – $157,709.00 Per Year

Duty Location:  Washington, D.C.

Agency Marketing:  Begin a challenging and exciting career with the Executive Office of the President providing support to the President of the United States. The EOP is comprised of The White House, Executive Residence, Office of the Vice President, Office of the United States Trade Representative, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Office of National Drug Control Policy, Office of Management and Budget, Office of Administration, National Security Council, Council on Environmental Quality, and Council of Economic Advisers. The EOP has responsibility for tasks ranging from communicating the President’s message to the American people to promoting trade interests abroad.

The Office of Administration (OA) delivers common administrative and support services to all EOP components. The OA Library and Research Services Division provides reference and research assistance to EOP staff. LRS develops and maintains print and electronic collections related to the Presidency and the work of EOP components.

Duty Description:  This position is located in the Executive Office of the President (EOP), Office of Administration, Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Library and Research Services (LRS) Division. The incumbent will serve as the Technical Services Branch Chief and LRS Systems Librarian, providing library and information services to officials and staff of the EOP and supporting policy making at the highest levels of the Executive Branch of the federal government.

Education Requirements:   Applicants must possess one full academic year of graduate study in Library/Information Science in an American Library Association (ALA) accredited college or university, in addition to completion of all work required for a bachelor’s degree or possess a total of at least 5 years of a combination of college-level education, training, and experience. NOTE: To qualify on this basis, the applicant must establish conclusively that the education, training, and experience provided a knowledge and understanding of the theories, principles, and techniques of professional librarianship; a knowledge of literature resources; and the knowledge and abilities essential for providing effective library and information services.

Specialized Experience:   Applicants must possess one full year of specialized experience at the GS-13 grade level or pay band in Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector: serving as a professional librarian providing expert advisory services and technical support to senior government officials and political appointees in the area of library and research services; managing and supervising a staff of librarians and library technicians; establishing and implementing new and/or existing policies, procedures, and guidelines for library technical services operations; overseeing the acquisition of library materials and contracts for subscription-based library resources, managing library electronic resources, cataloging, and metadata processes to ensure effective customer access for print and electronic materials; communicating effectively orally and in writing; and reviewing/editing the written work of other library staff.

How to Apply:   Applicants must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified via www.usajobs.gov , please click on the links below to access the vacancy announcement:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/556825200 – open to current and former federal employees

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/556825300 – open to public, all U.S. Citizens

Agency  Contact Information:   Human Resources (202) 395-1088 or EOPJOBS@OA.EOP.GOV

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Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Library – Electronic Resources and Collections Librarian

Description

The Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Library Electronic Resources librarian is collaborative, proactive, and service-oriented and applies innovative approaches to electronic resources and collections operations. This position is responsible for providing leadership for strategic development and management of the life cycle of new and existing electronic resources, discovery tools, and cataloging for all library resources in all formats. The librarian proactively solicits input from faculty students, and staff, adeptly promotes HSL collections and resources, and skillfully responds to Health Sciences campus resource needs. Reporting to the Director, this accomplished professional will join a small and dynamic team of talented librarians and capably manage change in an evolving technological environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage a robust collection of electronic books, article databases, journals and other resources in support of stakeholder needs and University strategic mission
  • Lead cataloging and discovery services operations by setting well-articulated goals in concert with the Library mission. Communicate goals and policy to faculty, staff, and students
  • Maintain timely and accurate metadata about the library’s resources in a variety of systems, such as the Integrated Library System (ILS), the Electronic Resource  Management System (ERMS), link resolver, A-Z lists, and discovery tool
  • Manage internal software including EZProxy, Serials Solutions, and Primo/Alma
  • Design and manage collections budget to ensure judicious and timely expenditure of funds
  • Apply usage statistics and other assessment data to identify needs, evaluate current and potential licenses and to support renewals, alternative access options, and withdrawal
  • Provide detailed collection policies that define the scope and level of collections and effectively communicate them to stakeholders
  • Establish and document workflows, processes, and best practices for electronic resources acquisition, licensing, implementation, assessment, and budget
  • Develop and maintain productive and positive relationships with vendors, colleagues, faculty, students and staff

All applications must be submitted online: https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/11760 and include a letter of application and a curriculum vitae. Relocation assistance will not be provided. The position will remain open until filled.

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Electronic Resources/Systems Librarian – Carroll University, Waukesha, WI

The Electronic Resources/Systems Librarian at Carroll University is responsible for the overall management, access, and assessment of the library’s electronic resources, discovery layer, integrated library system, and proxy server. All professional librarian positions participate in the library’s liaison program for assigned subject areas (research assistance, information literacy sessions, and collection development) and share in teaching information literacy sessions for the first-year general education program.

Full description and submission information can be found here: https://www.carrollu.edu/employment/administrative-staff

Application reviews begin immediately and continues until filled, but first round of selections will begin by end of January 2020.

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Acquisitions/Electronic Resources Librarian – Northern New Mexico, USA

LAC Group is seeking an innovative, experienced Acquisitions/Electronic Resources Librarian for an opportunity at a prominent scientific institution in northern New Mexico! The selected candidate will work collaboratively across project teams in support of scientists and engineers to proactively develop and manage library collections. The organization offers excellent compensation plus a generous benefits package which includes onsite cafeterias, medical and fitness facilities and education assistance programs! This is an exciting opportunity for a creative, forward-thinking information professional.

Responsibilities

  • Acquisition and maintenance of library collections including books, online journals, databases and other scholarly resources.
  • Analyze collection usage and cost data to make appropriate recommendations and support the retention, renewal and purchasing decisions for electronic resources and overall management of collection budgets;
  • Stay abreast of current research products and trends and educate institution faculty on library products and services;
  • Work with vendors to negotiate license agreements for electronic resources and coordinate demonstrations and training;
  • Troubleshoot electronic resources access issues;

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree plus MLIS (ALA accredited preferred) and a minimum two plus years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Demonstrated library acquisitions, collection development, library instruction and resource analysis skills;
  • Two plus years’ experience with collection budget management and ability to apply GAAP to industry standards and budget workflows;
  • Knowledge of standard acquisitions models and knowledge of the electronic resources lifecycle;
  • Understanding of copyright and fair use as related to electronic resources;
  • Working knowledge of a variety of scholarly communication services (e.g. open access, digital preservation, copyright and funding agency requirements;
  • Experience and/or educational background in a STEM-related discipline;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and with a team in a fast-paced environment;
  • Familiarity with Ex Libris Alma and Primo is preferred
 
To apply, please visit: https://lac.gp/2ZOAxxV
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Electronic Resources / Systems Librarian, Carroll University, WI

The Electronic Resources/Systems Librarian at Carroll University is responsible for the overall management, access, and assessment of the library’s electronic resources, discovery layer, integrated library system, and proxy server. All professional librarian positions participate in the library’s liaison program for assigned subject areas (research assistance, information literacy sessions, and collection development) and share in teaching information literacy sessions for the first-year general education program.

Full description and submission information can be found here: https://www.carrollu.edu/employment/administrative-staff

Application reviews begin immediately and continues until filled, but first round of selections will begin by end of January 2020.

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