Digital Technologist, Miami University Libraries, Oxford, OH

Miami University Libraries seeks self-motivated, innovative, customer-focused, enthusiastic candidates to develop innovative ways to enhance library services using digital technologies. The position will report to Director of Library Information Technology but will work closely with other departments and teams to identify requirements, implement, and assess new digital services. Project portfolio will include clients in a variety of academic library settings.

Responsibilities:
Provides leadership and expertise in developing library applications in collaboration with library stakeholders including departments, teams, and committees. Will work with client groups to identify requirements, develop workflows and timelines, and implement solutions to support emerging and cutting edge digital services. Clients will include teams and departments from across the Miami University Libraries system. Works closely with supervisor and the Library executive team to prioritize projects and recommend strategies for implementation. Advises supervisor and executive team on emerging technologies in academic libraries and generates strategic recommendations for a development road map for the Libraries digital services and applications. Potential client projects may include development of mobile apps, enhancement of technical processing workflows, complex data and statistics reporting, web application development, Intranet applications, consultation on solutions for faculty digital scholarship projects, feature enhancement for open source platforms, etc.

View complete posting and apply at http://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=2757

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Acquisitions Supervisor & Collection Development Coordinator, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, WI

The Library and Archives of the Wisconsin Historical Society, serving as the North American history library for the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and as the Wisconsin State Archives, has an opening for an Acquisitions Supervisor & Collection Development Coordinator.  This position will supervise both library and archival acquisitions staff and will be responsible for all acquisitions and collection development activity for the Library-Archives Division.

Please note that the application/exam deadline is Monday, June 27th.

For details see:

http://wisc.jobs/public/job_view.asp?annoid=88177&jobid=87691&org=245&class=57720&index=true

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E-Resources Librarian, Queens College Library/CUNY, Queens, NY

Queens College Library/CUNY seeks an E-Resources Librarian. The E-Resources Librarian effectively coordinates and leads e-resources activities which include management, budgeting, policy development, statistical and qualitative reporting and improvement in a high-tech multi-disciplinary library. Works collaboratively to advance the Libraries’ teaching and learning activities in support of Queens College’s curriculum, through the effective integration of e-resources into the website of the Queens College Libraries, and the promotion of the effective use of e-resources to all college users.

Closing date: 7/19/2016.

For more information and to apply:

  • Visit http://www.cuny.edu/employment.html
  • Click “Search job postings”
  • Click on “More options to search for CUNY jobs”
  • Search by Job Opening ID number 14955
  • Click on the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions.

To be considered for the position, an applicant must submit a completed application as a single document through CUNYfirst. A completed application consists of:

  • Cover letter addressing your ability in meeting the preferred qualifications
  • Vita/Resume
  • Contact information for three (3) professional references

 

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Librarian – Digital Resources Cataloger, Hartford County Public Library, Belcamp, MD

Application period extended, open until filled:

Librarian – Digital Resources Cataloger

Full-time (37.5 hours per week)

COMPENSATION:

Starting salary: $43,034 – $49,500 per year; full salary maximum – $68,851.

Comprehensive benefits package includes paid leave, health/dental/vision/drug program, deferred compensation program, pension program and other voluntary benefits. Continue reading

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E Resources And Serials Acquisitions Librarian, Penn Libraries, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

The Penn Libraries seek an innovative, experienced, and highly motivated individual to serve as E-Resources and Serials Acquisitions Librarian/Librarian B. Reporting to the Head, E-Resources and Licensing, Librarian will be a member of the Acquisitions Access and Licensing Department. Librarian is responsible for the access to and acquisition of serials in a variety of physical and online formats. Primary responsibilities include: working with publishers to verify coverage and access to subscribed content; analyzing and adjusting workflow, policies, and procedures; and working with subject specialists, faculty and staff on issues involving serials.

The ideal candidate will possess a strong commitment to providing excellent customer service; demonstrated interpersonal skills encompassing the ability to interact with a variety of colleagues and levels of staff; ability to use technology in creative ways to solve problems and create efficiencies; demonstrated ability to promote teamwork, equality, and inclusiveness; and excellent written and oral communication skills.

Other Responsibilities

  • Oversee the acquisition of serials in all formats for the Libraries’ collections
  • Establish and manage excellent publisher/vendor relationships, manage complex accounts
  • Maintain data in the e-resource management system and discovery layer
  • Work closely with Acquisitions Access and Licensing, Technical Services, and Collection Development and Analysis to acquire and maintain access to serials in all formats
  • Oversee and adjust serials related workflows by engaging new technologies and enhancement opportunities
  • Maintain policies and procedures related to serials acquisitions work across formats
  • Foster an environment of effective communication and collaboration.

For more information and to apply, visit http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/17813

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Head, Digital Services, Georgetown University Library, Washington, DC

Georgetown University Library seeks a Head for its Digital Services Unit. The Unit Head, Digital Services coordinates the planning, designing, implementation, maintenance, expansion and communication/outreach of the digital collections/projects, digital services, and institutional repository services, collections and content, including the design, deployment and maintenance of digital services and platforms which includes DigitalGeorgetown and related digital tool sets, representations of digital content, digital conversion, interoperability of digital platforms, and integration of digital resources into learning management systems.

The Digital Services Unit is one of two core units of LIT along with Library Applications and Systems Support. The Unit Head, Digital Services position reports to the Head of Library Information Technology, who provides strategy, planning, and policy direction. Supervises 1 FTE digital services staff and 2-3 FTE student assistants. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Initiates and is the first point of contact for all new digital projects and digital initiatives, and works with both internal and external project stakeholders to develop an achievable project plan guided by a clear project charter.
  • Monitors progress toward project milestones and coordinates with stakeholders of participating departments in the library and the University to ensure timely progress toward completion, making necessary adjustments in keeping with the priorities of the GU Libraries as a whole.
  • Keeps current on technology trends, to identify possibilities for collaboration and partnership on digital initiatives within the GU Libraries, university and consortially, and to be proactive in ensuring that the GU Libraries remain current and relevant with their digital collections and digital repositories and systems.
  • Seeks out new opportunities for GU Libraries with emphasis on innovation, digital developments, and new roles for academic libraries in digital pedagogy and curriculum. In addition, the Unit Head, Digital Services will serve as a public face for digital initiatives by representing the GU Libraries on external committees, working groups, and other professional organizations as needed.

For more information and to apply, visit https://jobs.georgetown.edu/PD.php?posNo=20160255

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Cataloging & Reference Librarian, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Library, New Orleans, LA

Cataloging & Reference Librarian

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Library

DESCRIPTION: The Cataloging and Reference Librarian is a task based position as the Loyola New Orleans Law Library continues to move away from departmental division to a more flexible model adaptable to workflow and seasonal situations. This position will be responsible for performing copy cataloging and occasional original cataloging. Library staff and other librarians may assist with cataloging but this position is the primary position responsible for cataloging. This position will also provide reference assistance to patrons at the reference desk and to faculty through the faculty liaison program. Involvement in other projects such as outreach events, LibGuide creation, website management, or work on external committees is also available and can determined by a candidates interest and/or the library’s needs. There may be other duties and responsibilities, which would be developed in consultation with the Director.  The position is as an extraordinary faculty member of the law library faculty.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:   Applicants should possess a J.D. degree from an A.B.A. approved law school and an M.L.S. or the equivalent degree from an A.L.A. accredited institution. Applicants with completion of one of these degrees and substantial completion of the other degree with intent to finish the degree in the near future are eligible and welcome to apply for the position. Applicants should also have at least six months of work experience in a law library; extensive intern/externships would count toward this experience requirement.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  It is preferable that applicants possess substantial knowledge of legal bibliography and legal research techniques in both print and electronic formats; have experience working with an integrated library system and cataloging records; have strong technology skills; demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills; have knowledge of current trends in instructional and educational technologies, and have reference desk experience.

Further, successful candidates will be able to show evidence of an ability to meet Loyola University New Orleans requirements for promotion and tenure, including excellence in performing primary job responsibilities, evidence of self-motivation, initiative, professionalism, scholarly productivity, and a commitment to professional and university service.

ENVIRONMENT:  Established over a century ago, the College of Law follows the Jesuit tradition of strong academic programs, with an emphasis on justice and service to others. Both civil and common law curriculums are offered, through full-time day and part-time evening programs, including five joint degree programs by the law school and are supported by the law library. For more detailed information about the College of Law and the Law Library, see: law.loyno.edu and law.loyno.edu/library .

COMPENSATION:  Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits are those applicable to faculty of Loyola University New Orleans. A description of benefits is available on the Loyola University website: http://finance.loyno.edu/human-resources/benefits . Loyola University is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.

APPLICATIONS:  Interested applicants should send or email a cover letter and resume along with three references, which include names and contact information, to Brian Barnes, Interim Law Library Director, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. 7214 St. Charles Avenue, Campus Box 903, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118 or bcbarnes@loyno.edu.

 

 

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