The University of Wyoming seeks applicants for a Scholarly Communication Librarian to join our growing Digital Collections office. The successful candidate will provide energetic leadership for scholarly communication initiatives and will manage the institutional repository (IR). Responsibilities: Manage the Wyoming Scholars Repository ( http://repository.uwyo.edu/) including daily operations, adding and editing content, creating policies and procedures, and assessing IR functionality and usage. Work both independently and in collaboration with liaison librarians, university faculty, and the Office of Research to develop and add new content to the IR. Serve as library resource on copyright, fair use and open access issues. Coordinate workshops and training in support of the IR and other scholarly communication topics. Monitor developments in scholarly communication, open access, and related initiatives and communicate their implications to library and university stakeholders. Work closely with Digital Collections staff for IR support and maintenance. This position reports to the Head of Digital Collections.
Review of applications will begin on November 20, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is terminated.
For more information about the position and application procedures, visit https://www.higheredjobs.com/search/details.cfm?JobCode=176155421
The University of Washington has an opening for a Resource Discovery/Library Management System Coordinator. We have a great team supporting our Alma/Primo implementation and are looking for someone to join us in a coordinator/leadership role.
Reporting to the Director, Information Technology Services & Digital Strategies, this position coordinates the planning, configuration, and operation of the Resource Discovery and Library Management System used by the University Libraries. UW is one of 37 institutions in the Orbis Cascade Alliance which share the Alliance’s implementation of the Alma LMS and Primo Discovery Interface.
For more information and to apply, visit: http://www.lib.washington.edu/about/employment/librarians/rdlms
Applications are accepted by 5:00pm, Friday 6 November, 2015.
The University of Kansas Libraries seeks a knowledgeable, creative, and motivated individual for the position of Performing Arts and Humanities Librarian.
The successful candidate will be a member of the Content Development Department which is dedicated to the stewardship of the University of Kansas Libraries’ collections in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Members of the Content Development team work collaboratively to strategize about directions in managing the development and review of the Libraries’ collections to support University initiatives. The incumbent will steward and build collections supporting the research and curricular needs of faculty, staff, and students in music, music therapy/education, dance, theater, film, and other assigned disciplines in the humanities and/or social sciences. Particular emphasis will be given to the collections in the Thomas Gorton Music and Dance Library and the University of Kansas Sound Archive. The successful candidate will be proactive in evaluating and promoting innovative approaches to developing collections across all disciplines. Reporting to the Head of Content Development in the Content and Access Services Division, the librarian will provide in-depth research consultations and advanced information literacy workshops in all disciplines supported.
This is an unclassified academic staff position. Rank considerations are based on professional performance, research, and service experience. For the job description, qualifications and application instructions, please visit https://employment.ku.edu/academic/4396BR.
Apply by Sunday November 1, 2015 to be considered.
Contact information to applicants: Leah Nelson,
The Robert M. Bird Health Sciences Library invites applications for Head of Serials Services. Rank/salary range: Non-tenured, minimum rank of Assistant Professor/$55,000-$65,000. Minimum requirements/experience: Masters’ Degree from ALA-accredited library school; Experience managing serials collections; supervisory experience; experience with online cataloging and acquisitions systems, interlinking utilities, and electronic resource management systems; and budgeting experience.
For more information and application instructions visit https://jobs.ou.edu, select “search listings” on the left, and enter requisition number 23716. Contact: Elizabeth Jones, Chair, Search Committee, Elizabeth-Jones@ouhsc.edu .
The University of Oklahoma is an EOE/AAE, http://www.ou.edu/eoo. Individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
The University of Arkansas Libraries are seeking a highly experienced and nationally engaged individual to lead the Technical Services Department. The position is responsible for oversight of acquisition, processing, and accessibility of materials for the Libraries’ collections. Reporting to the Director for Collection Management & IT Services, the Head of Technical Services will oversee workflow and engage with new technologies and enhancement opportunities in response to user needs and priorities of the University Libraries. A key objective will be to balance departmental functions with library initiatives and services (digitization, instruction, and research). The department head must foster an environment of effective communication and collaboration with departmental faculty and staff.
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. Continue reading