Web Development Librarian, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

The University of Alabama Libraries seeks a talented, energetic, innovative, and entrepreneurial professional who desires to work in a creative, collaborative, and respectful environment. S/he will identify and implement promising new technologies that can positively impact services or generate a better user experience. Reporting to the Manager of Web Technologies and Development, this position will engage in project work and support new technology initiatives derived from our strategic plan and opportunities that arise as part of our teaching, research, and service missions. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, maintaining and enhancing our web presence in its many forms; extending web frameworks, applications and tools; and developing modern system integrations. The University Libraries is a beta development partner with EBSCO Industries on the FOLIO Library Services Platform; further development opportunities exist there as well.

This position is an excellent opportunity to engage in innovative and exciting projects while working collaboratively with other institutions across the country. The University Libraries emphasizes a culture of continuous learning, professional growth, and diversity through ongoing and regular training, and well-supported professional development. Come join our team of enthusiastic professionals.

For complete position description, see: https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/47487

TO APPLY: Applications are accepted online only at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Click Search Positions. University Libraries in Organization drop down box. Please include your application, Curriculum Vitae, and names, addresses, phone numbers, and e- mail addresses of three references, including one current supervisor.

Consideration of applications will begin November 3, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

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Systems and Electronic Resources Librarian, Queens University of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

The Systems & Electronic Resources Librarian monitors and supports library systems operations, managing processes for acquiring, licensing, and accessing electronic resources, serving as library liaison to selected academic programs, teaching information literacy at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and providing direct user support. The person in this position will demonstrate a commitment to equitable access to expertise, support, and resources for all constituencies. This is a full-time, 12-month staff position that reports to the director of the library.

Major Responsibilities

  • Manage the full life cycle of library electronic resources including maintaining relationships with vendors, setting up trials, creating purchase orders for new and/or recurring databases, submitting invoices for payment, setting up and troubleshooting off-campus access, system administration for several database platforms, and generating statistical data on library database usage.
  • Manage integrated library system (Koha), discovery layer (Summon), the journal portal (360 Core), the link resolver (Link 360), and the interlibrary loan platform (Tipasa).
  • Serve as library liaison to one or more academic majors/programs. Provide research assistance to students and instruction informed by ACRL guidelines for information literacy, create and maintain research guides, tutorials, and other instructional materials, and maintain regular communication with faculty and administrators in assigned departments.
  • Provide support for library patrons in makerspace rooms with a range of presentation, sound recording (music & podcast), and video options. Work with University Information Technology Services to maintain and upgrade makerspace equipment, hardware, and software.

Queens is a great place to work! Full description and application procedures are available at https://www.queens.edu/careers/job-desc/Systems-Electronic-Resources-Librarian.pdf. Applications received by November 20, 2020 will receive first consideration.

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Systems Librarian, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

The University Libraries at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) seeks an enthusiastic and user-centered professional to implement robust, reliable, and extensible information systems. The Systems Librarian is primary technology owner for UNL’s core discovery, delivery, resource management, and digital archiving and preservation tools. They collaborate extensively with colleagues across the UNL Libraries, the University of Nebraska Consortium of Libraries (UNCL), and University of Nebraska Information Technology Services (ITS) to plan and implement systems. They assume a key leadership role in re-defining workflows and processes as part of the 2020 migration from Innovative (Sierra) to Ex Libris (Alma and Primo) platforms.

For more information and to apply, visit https://employment.unl.edu/postings/70461

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Electronic Resources Librarian, Washington College, Chestertown, MD

Washington College is seeking qualified applicants for an Electronic Resources Librarian. This position is responsible for life cycle management of all library resources, including providing discovery and seamless access to the Library’s electronic resources, including online journals, databases, streaming video, and eBooks. With the Dean of Library and Academic Technology, this position manages the library materials budget. The successful candidate is expected to be well-versed in managing an integrated library system, including knowledge of unix/linux operating systems, Discovery layers, such as EBSCO Discovery Service, openURL resolvers, content knowledgebases, and cataloging standards and principals such as MARC and BIBFRAME. Knowledge of various authentication systems such as SAML and Shibboleth is helpful to facilitate troubleshooting with the campus IT services. The Electronic Resources Librarian liaises with faculty and staff to identify new e-resources, communicate changes, evaluate content for discoverability and access, and to resolve issues. Experience in managing e-resources is essential, as is a working knowledge of the principals of collection development. Knowledge of html, css, and content management systems for support of the SpringShare Library Guides and the library’s website. This is an exempt, full-time (35 hours per week), twelve-month non-tenured faculty position.

For a list of essential functions and qualifications, please see the full job description.

How to Apply:

When applying please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our on-line portal. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  

Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment, and encourages applications from women, people of color, disabled persons, members of the LGBTQ community, and veterans.

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Research Data Librarian, Utah State University Libraries, Logan, UT

Utah State University Libraries invites applications for a full-time, 12 month, tenure-track position of Research Data Librarian.

USU Libraries seeks a Research Data Librarian to lead its successful nationally recognized Research Data Management Service (RDMS). The successful candidate will oversee the continued implementation of the USU Libraries and Research Office partnership that assists researchers with meeting compliance with the terms of data management and publication deposit for federally funded research awards. The Research Data Librarian partners closely with the Office of Research to monitor faculty needs in order to develop and offer services supporting research data and federal funder requirements. Additionally, in consultation with University stakeholders, the Research Data Librarian assesses the continually changing needs of all faculty and students regarding research data management and develops and delivers instruction and training. The position works collaboratively with the USU Libraries’ Cataloging and Metadata Services (CMS), Digital Initiatives (DI), and Learning and Engagement Services (LES) units.

The Research Data Librarian draws on a broad knowledge of research data management and stewardship to monitor and creatively respond to emerging researcher needs. Clear and effective communication, the ability to work collaboratively with others, and familiarity managing change enable the Research Data Librarian to succeed in this rapidly evolving, future-oriented field. We seek candidates who have the capacity to thrive in an ambiguous, forward-thinking environment.

The Research Data Librarian supervises one staff member and one or more students, this position reports to the Associate Dean for Special Collections, Digital, and Cataloging. The position is a 12-month, tenure track faculty appointment with rank as Assistant Librarian. The Library is dedicated to the success of the candidate by offering generous professional development funding to acquire further training and develop the necessary skills and knowledge to foster success.

Review of applications will begin on October 19, 2020, and the position will remain open until filled. Estimated start date for this position is January 1, 2021.

For more information, and to apply, visit: https://careers-usu.icims.com/jobs/2952/assistant-librarian-%28research-data-librarian%29/job

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Materials Management & Technical Services Director, Harford County Public Library, Belcamp, MD

The Materials Management & Technical Services Director manages and oversees the Materials Management and Technical Services Departments operations, activities, staff, and workflow. Develops, plans, and executes library and department objectives supporting the selection, purchase, cataloging, and processing of physical and digital materials the library provides to the citizens of Harford County.

Job will remain open until filled. To learn more and apply, visit: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=30835&clientkey=A80FE008691EC4F03A189014B9C1100A 

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Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA

Are you a librarian who enjoys managing library data? Do you have a love of detail and problem solving? Bryn Mawr College Libraries invite applications for its Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian within the Library & Information Technology Services group. The position coordinates the life cycle of the Bryn Mawr College Libraries’ electronic resources and manages all aspects of serials work. As part of the Tri-College Consortium (with Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges), the Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian works collaboratively with colleagues there to troubleshoot problems and to create and implement electronic resources management policies and procedures as part of a shared Integrated Library System using Ex Libris’ Alma software. This is an excellent opportunity for either an experienced professional looking to advance their career, or a recent graduate of a Master’s program in Library and Information Science (MLIS) who is interested in developing a career in electronic resources.

Reporting to the Director of Collection Management & Discovery, the Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian is part of a team encompassing Electronic Resources and Serials, Acquisitions, Cataloging, and InterLibrary Loan.

Review of applications will begin October 12, 2020. To apply, please visit:


Please include a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.

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Web & Discovery Librarian, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR

Southern Oregon University Hannon Library seeks an innovative and dynamic librarian to lead the development and management of the Hannon Library website, the ExLibris Primo discovery layer, LibGuides, and other library web platforms. Within a collaborative environment, the successful candidate will develop, implement and assess library websites and web projects. An essential aspect of this position is a commitment to improving the web interface and enhancing student success through solid usability, accessibility, and information architecture practices. The Web & Discovery Librarian will ensure an engaging and effective experience for our users.

The Web & Discovery Librarian will develop and maintain a current, responsive, user-friendly, and accessible web presence for the library. This position will engage in student-focused usability testing as part of an assessment strategy that also includes web analytic tools.

This librarian will optimize our discovery platform so that resources can be found as easily as possible. Working closely with vendors and appropriate library staff, this position will establish and maintain consistent online access to electronic resources across multiple platforms. The librarian will stay abreast of emerging trends and best practices related to e‐resource access.

The Web & Discovery Librarian will chair the Hannon Library’s Web and Discovery Team. This position will also liaison with other web developers and IT staff on campus to ensure that our websites are in accordance with campus policies and guidelines and that authentication for our electronic resources is as seamless as possible. The librarian will serve as the SOU Discovery Representative to our consortium, the Orbis Cascade Alliance.

Priority deadline is September 30, 2020.

For more information and to apply, visit: https://jobs.sou.edu/postings/8541

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Technical Services Librarian, Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC

Wofford College’s Sandor Teszler Library invites applications for a full-time, exempt, technical services librarian. Reporting directly to the director of library collections, discovery, and access services, the technical services librarian has primary responsibility to serve as administrator of the library services platform (Alma/Primo) and authentication network (Open Athens). The technical services librarian coordinates with vendors and campus information technology to ensure continuous access to eresources; maintain and manage library resources, including library guides and institutional repository. Other expectations in the position description include working cooperatively within the collections, discovery, and access services team on cataloging and serials management, performing collection development and serving as the liaison to select academic departments.

A MLS from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent degree is required for appointment. Demonstrated experience managing an automated library system and web-based applications is required and administration certifications for Alma and Primo VE is preferred. Minimally two years of experience with cataloging using MARC is required and experience with Dublin Core is preferred. Demonstrated understanding of library organization and research processes is required and academic library experience is highly desired. Effective communication skills (written and verbal) and working both independently at times as well as collaboratively as part of a team in a problem-solving environment are expected. This position requires lifting, pushing, pulling or carrying up to 25lbs. (books, computers, etc.).

Applications should be submitted no later than midnight, October 1, 2020.

For more information and application instructions visit: https://www.wofford.edu/Wofford.edu/Documents/Administration/Human%20Resources/Job-Posting-PDFs/technical-services-librarian-pva.pdf

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Associate Professor/Head of Technical Services, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS

The University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty position as Associate Professor/Head of Technical Services, in the University Libraries to begin in the spring 2021.

Under the general supervision of the Dean of University Libraries, the incumbent has leadership responsibility for the supervision and administration of technical services, which includes acquisitions, cataloging, serials and electronic resources, gifts management, and processing and preservation, while holding tenure or tenure-track faculty status and rank.

Salary range is $68,000 to $78,000 and commensurate with the candidate’s education and experience.

Application review begins November 9, 2020.

For more information and to apply, visit: https://usm.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=1563&site=1

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