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

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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Special Collections Librarian, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia

Special Collections Librarian: Collection and Resource Services Department in the Zach S. Henderson Library invites applications and nominations for the position of Special Collections Librarian and Assistant Professor.
 The Special  Collections Librarian plays a pivotal role in the library’s mission, working in a collaborative team environment to facilitate discovery and access to library collections, information, and knowledge for the student, researcher and scholar alike.
Position Description: Reporting to the Coordinator of Cataloging & Metadata,the Special Collections Librarian manages the special collections materials in preparation for digitization and deposit into a digital management system for access and discovery. The position requires continuation of a long-term project to review legacy collections for enhanced discovery through digital or print access. In addition,the Special Collections librarian serves as a departmental library liaison and provides reference assistance at the Library Information Desk as well as for the resources in Special Collections.The positionis a 12-month tenure track faculty appointment at the level of assistant professor,and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.The Special Collections librarian supervises one full-time staff member as well as student interns and student assistant.
The full text advertisement, including information about the department, faculty, and the complete position announcement with all qualifications and application instructions, is available at http://library.georgiasouthern.edu/faq/employment/.
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Instruction and Research Librarian, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

Position Description
The Scripps Research Institute is currently seeking an Instruction & Research Librarian to plan, organize, and coordinate campus-wide library instruction services; orientation, database use instruction/training for the graduate program; database administration; and special projects. Serve as subject specialist to scientific community in their use of library databases and resources. Act as lead resource and Compliance Officer for NIH Public Access Policy compliance and Endnote. Assist with tracking budget allocations appropriate for said resources and programs. For the list of the job duties and to submit your application for consideration please visit the TSRI website at: https://careers.scripps.edu

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Electronic Resources Librarian / Assistant Professor, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH

The University of Dayton seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented professional to join the Information Acquisition & Organization Division as the Electronic Resources Librarian. This is a full-time (12-month) tenure-track faculty position reporting to the Director of Information Acquisition & Organization.


This position will play an integral role in the development, implementation, and evolution of strategies relating to electronic collections and the user experience. Manages aspects of the life cycle of electronic resources, including cataloging/metadata, access, discovery, assessment, and problem resolution; documents licensing and permissions data in online systems to facilitate use of materials. Serves as liaison to assigned academic department, including oversight of corresponding library collection budget, collaboration with faculty on curricular needs, and provision of specialized instruction. Provides research assistance to better understand user needs and issues with access to resources. Serves on various library and university committees and other special projects as assigned. Pursues tenure according the University Libraries’ promotion and tenure standards in librarianship, scholarship, and service.

For more information and to apply for this position: http://jobs.udayton.edu/postings/19570

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Catalog and Metadata Strategies Librarian, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

Catalog and Metadata Strategies Librarian (Assistant Professor)


Job Summary: Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, and working in close collaboration with the Associate Dean for Digital Initiatives and Automated Services, the Catalog and Metadata Strategies Librarian will be responsible for the organization and bibliographic control of library materials and scholarly publishing in all formats to facilitate discovery and access by all users and will provide leadership and direction in metadata and metadata practices in cooperation with a wide range of stakeholders, within the library and across the university. For more details, click here.


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