Online Resources and Acquisitions Librarian – Drexel University Libraries

Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America’s 15 largest private universities. Drexel is one of Philadelphia’s top 10 private employers, and a major engine for economic development in the region. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

Drexel University Libraries is seeking an online resources and acquisitions librarian. The librarian manages the Online Resources and Acquisitions program and coordinates support of access to the Libraries’ owned, licensed, and other selected resources with other programs. This program is responsible for the ordering, processing, coordination of access points for, and management of online resources for the Drexel University Libraries (DUL), including the tools and services used to manage them. The Librarian also oversees acquisitions for physical formats for the Libraries, which comprise less than two percent of the Libraries’ information resources budget.

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Electronic Resources & Serials Librarian – Beeson Law Library

Samford University’s Beeson Law Library invites individuals interested in serving in a Christian university environment to apply for the position of Electronic Resources & Serials Librarian.  The position will manage all aspects of electronic resources and serials including original and complex copy cataloging; maintaining print and e-resource holdings in the ILS using the electronic resource management system (ERMS), Excel, MarcEdit, and other tools; and working with vendors to manage access and content issues.  This position is a 12-month, non‐tenure track faculty appointment.  The University offers competitive salaries with a generous benefits package.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until April 30, 2020.  To view the complete job posting and instructions for application, visit:
Samford University ( is the largest privately supported and fully accredited institution for higher learning in Alabama. Located in suburban Birmingham, the University was founded in 1841 and has 425 full time faculty and more than 5,600 students representing 44 states and 30 countries. The University is dedicated to the promotion of rigorous academic inquiry in a Christian setting.
Except as specifically exempted by federal law requirements, Samford University does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability or age in the administration or application of its educational programs and policies, admissions policies, employment policies, scholarship and loan programs. Consistent with its Christian mission and organizations, Samford is exempt from the religious provisions of Title VII pursuant to 42 U.S.C. Sections 2000e-1(a) and 2000e-2(e).
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Continuing Resources Librarian – Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech is currently recruiting for a Continuing Resources Librarian.  This position will  will plan, implement, and manage all aspects of the continuing resource lifecycle for serials in both print and electronic formats. This position is responsible for acquisitions, receipt and processing of print and electronic serials, holding maintenance and binding operations. The Librarian assumes a leadership role in support of workflows committed to acquiring, describing, and providing access to serials in all mediums and languages.  For the full job description, please visit the Georgia Tech Library jobs page.
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Technical Services Lead Librarian-Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Research Library seeks a talented Technical Services Lead Librarian.

Responsibilities include management of acquisitions, cataloging, access and discovery of locally and consortially acquired content in all formats. The Technical Services Lead Librarian reports to the Research Library Manager and acts on her behalf, as needed.   The Research Library is administered by the Technical Information Department (TID) and supported by the Office of the Deputy Director for Science and Technology (DDST). This position is in the Business Directorate.

This is an excellent career growth opportunity including a mix of technical and supervisory responsibilities. The Library has just acquired ExLibris’ Alma, Primo and Esploro. The successful candidate will oversee implementation and startup, with a team of professional librarians and service specialists. The candidate may pursue unique opportunities in metadata management, research data management, and consortial engagement.

Support for professional development included.

For more information about the Research Library:

Please visit the LLNL Careers Page for more information and to apply:

Job Opening ID:  106125

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The University of Alabama Libraries seeks applications and nominations for an innovative, collaborative, and tech-savvy Coordinator of Metadata. This position reports to the Head of Resource Acquisition & Discovery and actively contributes to the management of the department. The position provides leadership, support, project management, and workflow analysis for a unit consisting of faculty and staff who are responsible for original, complex and copy cataloging, metadata creation and remediation, and authority control in MARC and BIBFRAME. The unit is also actively engaged in a collaborative fashion in projects related to Special Collections, Digital Humanities, Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs), the Institutional Repository, and digital library projects which require supervisory skills of Dublin Core, Metadata Object Description Schema (MODS), Text Encoding Initiative (TEI), and other metadata issues.


  • At least 5 years post-MLS cataloging and/or metadata experience in an academic library.
  • Supervisory experience with professional staff and/or faculty, including direct involvement with establishing goals, evaluating employees, developing job descriptions, and analyzing workflows.
  • Experience with cataloging materials, both original and complex copy cataloging, with significant knowledge of and ability to apply cataloging tools (RDA, AACR2, LCSH, LCC, FAST headings, and MARC21 formats) for bibliographic and authority data.
  • Experience with bulk importing and exporting of metadata records.
  • Knowledge of linked data and semantic web tools and frameworks such as BIBFRAME, RDF, OWL, SKOS, and SPARQL.
  • Experience effectively explaining metadata concepts to non-technical audiences and collaborating on projects extending beyond metadata.
  • Experience developing cataloging/metadata policies and creating documentation to improve communication and processes.
  • Knowledge of and experience with tools and services that support cataloging and metadata functions such as OCLC, MarcEdit, library services platforms, and relevant scripting environments.
  • Experience manipulating data using Access, Excel, SQL, VBA, etc.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the importance of supporting librarians and staff through active personnel management and promotion of diversity and inclusion within the work place.
  • Ability to meet tenure requirements in a research library, with a focus on research and publication, and a demonstrated research agenda aligned with relevant aspects of the position.


  • Five years of recent cataloging/metadata and supervisory experience in an academic or research library.
  • Experience with a national cooperative cataloging program such as the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC), NACO, BIBCO, CONSER or SACO.
  • Knowledge of Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH).
  • Experience with data migration and data analysis in libraries.
  • Knowledge of and experience using metadata schemas and encoding initiatives including Dublin Core, MODS, and TEI and willingness to learn additional ones as needed.
  • Experience providing metadata consultation and services related to digital projects, institutional repositories, and ETD’s, etc. that are not managed by the metadata unit.
  • Working knowledge of the processes and tools used in library acquisitions, electronic resource management, and knowledge bases.
  • Experience establishing workflows and production levels for faculty librarians and staff.
  • Experience performing detailed annual evaluations for faculty librarians and staff.
  • Experience managing librarians, both tenure and non-tenure track, and staff.
  • Experience working with collaborative projects to increase usage of physical and electronic materials by making them more discoverable and accessible.
  • Experience cataloging a wide range of print and non-print materials in various formats.
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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.


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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 , please click on the links below to access the vacancy announcement: – open to current and former federal employees – open to public, all U.S. Citizens

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

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