Monday
Oct142019

Position Opening - User and Access Services Evening Supervisor, Widener University

Widener University's Wolfgram Memorial Library is currently seeking a User and Access Services Evening Supervisor to assist the Manager with the operations of the User and Access Services unit and in supervising student workers in the unit. Demonstrating a strong customer-service orientation, the Evening Supervisor functions independently and works cooperatively with library users and staff. The Evening Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that access and circulation policies are upheld and fulfills the duties and responsibilities of the position.

For complete details and to apply, see http://careers.widener.edu/cw/en-us/search/?search-keyword=Library&job-mail-subscribe-privacy=agree

Tuesday
Oct082019

Position Opening - User Interface Designer, West Virginia University

The West Virginia University Libraries is seeking a User Interface Designer. The designer reports to the Head of Digital and Web Services in WVU Libraries and works as part of the Systems Development unit and with the Library Web Team. This position designs user interfaces for the WVU Libraries websites, web applications, digital collections, and other web-based resources, developing and conducting usability testing as part of a collaborative environment consisting of library, university, and community stakeholders.

The designer has a strong commitment to user-centered services, improving user experience, web accessibility, and service excellence. This position develops and conducts usability testing, evaluating and visualizing the results. The designer communicates results and makes recommendations to improve digital collections, web applications, websites, and services based on both usability testing data and market research. The designer works collaboratively with library faculty and staff to use the information gathered through testing to design user-friendly and intuitive interfaces.

This position works in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, work environment and works well both independently and as part of a team. The designer works with library faculty and staff, other professional technologists at WVU, and WVU students, and has strong interpersonal communication and design management skills.

Duties and Responsibilities
Digital Collections and Websites

  • Creates digital collections and websites that adhere to WVU University Relations standards, as well as web standards for accessibility, compatibility, performance, search engine optimization, responsiveness, and content management sustainability.
  • Conducts design research for incremental development and redesign for WVU Libraries digital collections and websites.
Web Applications
  • Works as part of the Libraries’ Systems Development unit to design, develop, maintain and improve web application user interfaces.
  • Proposes and implements user interface enhancements and updates to improve accessibility, compatibility, performance and responsiveness based on market research and usability testing.
  • Designs, develops, and works in a shared/version-controlled development and deployment environment with content specialists, designers, and developers.
Market Research/Usability Studies
  • Designs, conducts ongoing market research, and usability studies using best practices and research ethics as an integrated part of the design process including surveys for incremental improvements to WVU Libraries websites.
  • Researches usability issues for digital collections, websites, and web applications.
  • Conducts patron and staff side usability testing to enhance patron experience as well as staff side workflows.
Miscellaneous
  • Meets and works collaboratively across the libraries and university providing design services and issues related to user experience groups.
  • Supervises design, social media, and web design graduate assistants and/or student workers.

Required Skills

  • A bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field, and/or 4 years of experience in graphic design, web design and development with 2 years of usability testing (or combination of education and experience).
  • Portfolio demonstrating excellent graphic design skills for websites, digital projects, and other online user interfaces, including designs for responsive websites.
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign software.
  • Demonstrated skills with HTML, CSS, Less/SASS, and JavaScript.
  • Experience working with WCAG and Section 508 accessibility requirements.
  • Understanding of Ajax, JSON, and Restful systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with revision control systems, such as Git.
  • Ability to communicate in English, both written and oral.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Analytical skills to research and evaluate new technologies for front end web development.
  • Experience with various design research mechanisms including analytics, focus groups, intercepts, pathway mapping, surveys, and usability tests.
  • Ability to scale a design to multiple development frameworks and template engines across a variety of Content Management Systems, services, and software.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • 4+ years of experience in graphic design, web design and development.
  • 2+ years of experience with usability testing.
  • Experience developing in Node.JS, Angular, React, Express, Bootstrap, Webpack, and/or other JavaScript frameworks.
  • Experience with service design, photography and video editing.
  • Experience designing HTML emails for communication and marketing.
  • Experience with usability scales and tests with TechSmith Morae.
  • Experience using PHP and Ruby.
  • Experience with data visualization and presentation, designing responsive web applications, and design management and group facilitation.
  • Master’s degree in Graphic Design, Human-Computer Interaction, User Experience Design
  • UX Certification by internationally-recognized group
  • Experience using component-based systems and modern tooling to generate production CSS/JS.

As an integral part of a land-grant institution, West Virginia University Libraries serve the university community, with an enrollment of approx. 30,000 students, and state residents. The library system is composed of the Downtown Campus Library, Charles C. Wise Jr. Library, Evansdale Library, Health Science Library, West Virginia and Regional History Center, and libraries at Potomac State College and West Virginia Institute of Technology. Onsite collections include more than 2.5 million books, 740K+ eBooks, and over 90,000 online journals. WVU Libraries belong to the Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium, Inc. (PALCI) and the Greater Western Library Association (GWLA). Library website is http://library.wvu.edu.

Located in the scenic rolling hills of Morgantown, WV. West Virginia University is a land-grant institution and the state’s flagship university. It is ranked as an R1 Research University (Highest Research Activity) in the 2018 Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and is also among the top public universities in U.S. News and World Reports Best Colleges. It is a vibrant campus of 14 colleges and schools offering 350+ bachelors, masters, doctoral, and professional degree programs.

West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Meeting the needs of today's professional couples is a critical factor in WVU's success in recruiting and retaining new faculty and senior staff. Our Dual Career Program assists couples in your employment search. WVU belongs to the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). Please visit dualcareer.wvu.edu and ohwpawvherc.org for more information and job postings. Reimbursement for moving expenses is available.

Tuesday
Oct082019

Two Positions Open at Drexel University

The Drexel University Libraries is an innovative, nimble, and responsive organization that is transforming an academic library’s contribution to the mission of higher education. Its current Strategic Directions, refreshed for 2017-22, guides its efforts by strengthening Drexel’s connections to scholarship by improving discovery and availability of Drexel-generated research output, by containing the cost of higher education through cost-effective management of access to authoritative scholarly resources, and by inspiring life-long quest for learning through guidance, self-directed services, and designed information-based environments. Today it leverages 56 FTE staff across four physical locations and a highly active cyberspace.

Located in Philadelphia, PA, Drexel University is a private, urban, R1 research university with nearly 25,000 students, over 200-degree programs, and 15 colleges and schools. Drexel is an academically comprehensive and globally engaged urban research university, dedicated to advancing knowledge and society and to providing every student with a valuable, rigorous, experiential, technology-infused education, enriched by one of the nation's oldest, largest, and best-known cooperative education programs.

Job Title: Director, Scholarly Connections
The Director, Scholarly Connections, provides administrative leadership in implementing a core strategic direction that extends the Libraries’ staff expertise in library and information science, archival and records management; and its professional knowledge networks and services to integrate academic experiences with Drexel’s strengthened connections to scholarship. Through the Libraries’ matrixed organizational management, the Director leads staff throughout the Libraries to extend the value of scholarly publications, sharable research data and archival collections. The Director provides direct supervision to three managers who lead evolving programs for archives and digital assets repositories, scholarly communications, and data management advisory services.

Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, the entrepreneurial administrator strategically leads collaborations among staff, vendors, faculty, administrators and researchers to design, acquire and continually improve effective systems, licenses, and responsive advisory service support to ensure access to authoritative scholarly resources. The Libraries’ responsibility for information access encompasses purchased, licensed and archived collections, emerging open scholarly communication venues, and Drexel-generated research output in support of teaching, learning and research.

Leadership responsibilities for the Drexel University Libraries are shared broadly among the Libraries senior managers, who include three Directors and the Dean of Libraries comprising the Strategic Leadership Group, and an additional 14 program managers constituting the Managerial Leadership Group. Together the SLG works as a collaborative team to shape and continually evolve the Libraries’ strategic directions and resource allocations to be a dynamic partner in the intellectual life of the University. Each Director has a holistic understanding of the library organization, its mission, strategic priorities and practices, which permit any one of them to make decisions in the absence of the Dean about the daily management of the Libraries. Each has a portfolio of unique administrative responsibilities for which s/he brings expertise, knowledge of current trends, professional contacts and a perspective responsive to the campus community’s needs. In addition to scholarly connections, the portfolios of unique administrative responsibilities include self-directed learning and information services for one director, and organizational infrastructure for the other.

Interested, qualified applicants may apply at: https://careers.drexel.edu/en-us/job/492697/director-scholarly-connection

Job Title: Librarian, Online Resources and Acquisitions
Reporting to the Manager, Information Access, 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.

The position provides managerial leadership for staff assisting clients with finding and accessing online resources and troubleshooting access issues and works collaboratively with selectors and the Libraries' fiscal team. The Librarian supervises two staff and participates in Drexel University Libraries' Managerial Leadership Group (MLG). Managerial leaders operationalize the Libraries' obligations to contribute to the University's mission and strategically approach services from a Service Quality Improvement perspective. As program manager, the Librarian also identifies, tracks, and reports performance metrics that describe the outcomes and impact of the Online Resources and Acquisitions program.

Interested, qualified applicants may apply at: https://careers.drexel.edu/en-us/job/492752/librarian-iii-online-resource

Monday
Sep302019

Position Opening - Data and ILL Specialist, Seton Hall University

Job no: 494068
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: South Orange
Categories: Administrator

This shared position reporting equally to the Digital Services Librarian & Access Services Librarian will assist students, faculty, and staff with data services (DS) and data inquiries as well as supporting the full range of Interlibrary loan (ILL) processes. Work also includes assistance supporting data services by choosing software, manipulating data, creating charts and graphs, and conducting in-person consultations and/or training for large groups on both our South Orange and Clifton/Nutley campuses.

Seton Hall University Libraries is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes and values the benefits of a diverse workplace.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides consulting services for undergraduates, graduate students and faculty working with quantitative data in a variety of academic disciplines through individual consultation and group training on-line or in-person (DS).
  • Develops research guides, reports, visualizations, and other digital outputs of SHU University Libraries data. Retrieve/manipulate complex data from a variety of sources; transfer data between platforms for use in multiple computing environments (DS).
  • Continuously learn new methods, software, and approaches, and help shape quantitative and qualitative research through innovative methods and approaches. Maintain rich understanding of data management best practices for data sharing, curating, and archiving (DS).
  • Participates in ILL request fulfillment, focusing on lending requests for library materials through multiple consortia programs, such as RapidILL, IDS, and OCLC. Serves as backup for all ILL functions. Keeps up to date with library and resource sharing trends and developments by engaging with ILL listservs and participating in webinars. In turn recommends resource sharing initiatives (ILL).
  • Maintains relationships with key contacts at member libraries, partners, and vendors related to ILL and resource sharing. Maintains and updates consortia lending programs for accurate reciprocal lending and billing, including library addresses. Ensures CONTU Copyright compliance. Coordinates billing for lending services (ILL).
  • Assists in developing and implementing policy, procedural and/or technological improvements. Works collaboratively with colleagues to improve workflow and assess department performance. Manages student workers for both data services and ILL, including maintaining documentation for staff and student workers (DS & ILL).
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1-3 years experience with data software and data visualization, project planning and technology.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with a Library Management System and ILL, and facility with searching Library resources (databases, repositories, etc.).
  • Studies in Library Science, Math, Computer Science, Data Science, Data Visualization, Education, Psychology or a related field.
  • Develop/understanding of ILL procedures and of data management and processing services.
Salary Grade:
  • AD150 - Administrative
Exempt/Nonexempt:
  • Exempt
Physical Demands:
  • General Office Environment

Apply at: http://jobs.shu.edu/cw/en-us/job/494068/data-and-ill-specialist

Wednesday
Sep252019

Position Opening - User and Access Services Assistant, Wolfgram Memorial Library, Widener University

Widener University's Wolfgram Memorial Library is currently seeking a User and Access Services Assistant to work cooperatively with library users, staff and student assistants to deliver excellent library service to the Widener community. Demonstrating a strong customer-service orientation, the Assistant functions independently to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the position. This is an academic year only position, Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, with ability to work some flexible hours as needed.

For complete details, see http://careers.widener.edu/cw/en-us/job/492441/user-and-access-services-assistant.

Wednesday
Sep252019

Position Opening - Head of Access Services, Paul Robeson Library, Rutgers University Libraries

TITLE: Head of Access Services, Paul Robeson Library, Rutgers University Libraries
RANK: Librarian of Practice II or III

POSITION SUMMARY: Rutgers University Libraries (RUL) seeks a dynamic, creative, and experienced individual for the Access Services department. This position reports to the Director of Paul Robeson Library. Under the direction of the Director of Paul Robeson Library the successful candidate will provide overall administrative management and supervision of the Robeson Library day-to-day operations and performance of the Access Services Department comprised of circulation, reserves, document delivery, interlibrary loan/resource sharing, collection maintenance and management, student workers coordination, assessment and quality control, space, facilities and security coordination, and marketing/outreach. The position directly supervises a total of six union employees, plus hourly staff and student workers.

This position serves as liaison for Paul Robeson Library Access Services across the Rutgers University Libraries (RUL) system, all offices and schools on the Rutgers-Camden campus and works directly with the Libraries Central Human Resources and Budgeting Office. While final authority rests with the Director of the Robeson Library, the individual is expected to develop and propose policy, ensuring compliance with university and library best practices and shape an overall philosophy of Access Services at Robeson library. This position is responsible for providing recommendations to the Director related to organizational and strategic planning for related areas and working with the Director to discuss priorities & vision for Access Services.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Hires, trains, directs, and supervises full time unionized staff and part-time workers. Oversees staff scheduling. Analyzes and implements changes to work-flows and procedures, develops and revises procedure manuals. Writes job descriptions, evaluates staff performance and completes performance appraisal reviews. Oversees the Federal Work Study program. Approves requests for time off and oversees payroll preparation. Serves on and may lead teams that recommend policy, proposes plans and implements direction of the library or service unit, and implement projects.

Resolves operational and patron issues. Provides oversight, facilitation, and supervision of facilities management, planning and evaluation. Ensures the security, functionality, and availability of the building, equipment, and library collections. Stays abreast of budgetary needs and provides expenditure reports. Collects and analyzes a variety of data and information. Performs statistical analysis and summarizes findings for annual, midyear, and project reports for Access Services.

Performs special projects to assist the work of the Paul Robeson Library Director and other duties as assigned. May be involved with major event design, promotion, and implementation as needed.

Coordinates professional development events for staff, to model and maintain high quality, user-centric standards of service. Assists the Director with the facilitation of staff meetings as directed.

Job includes some evenings and weekends.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Master’s degree in Library or Information Sciences from an ALA-accredited institution or its equivalent. Minimum 2 year’s supervisory experience. Preferred: Demonstrated proficiency with Ex Libris’ Alma and Primo. Supervisory experience with unionized employees and bargaining unit agreements a plus. Experience with assessment of user services.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

SALARY/STATUS: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

BENEFITS: Faculty status, twelve-month appointment, retirement plan, life/health insurance, prescription drug, dental and vision plans, tuition remission, 22 vacation days annually.

LIBRARY PROFILE: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 67,000 students and 22,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world. With more than half of the incoming student class self-identifying as non-Caucasian, Rutgers is committed to advancing, promoting, and advocating for inclusiveness, diversity, and equity. Rutgers University is a member of the Association of American Universities, the Big Ten, and the Big Ten Academic Alliance—the nation’s premier higher education consortium of top tier research institutions. Rutgers University is an ADVANCE institution, one of a limited number of universities in receipt of National Science Foundation funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women in STEM disciplines.

Rutgers University Libraries are the intellectual center of the university—serving all members of the university community, supporting all disciplines, and playing a key role in advancing student learning and faculty research. The Libraries serve all institutions that make up Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey: Rutgers University–New Brunswick, Rutgers University–Newark, Rutgers University–Camden, and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. The Libraries have a highly valued staff of about 300, who are committed to developing innovations in undergraduate support, information control, and digital initiatives. Rutgers University Libraries operate with a budget of $34 million and have outstanding collections, especially in jazz and New Jerseyana. Collectively, the Libraries’ holdings include more than 4.8 million volumes. The Libraries hold memberships in ARL, CNI, CRL, Lyrasis, Metro, NERL, VALEnj, SPARC, and the Coalition of Open Access Policy Institutions (COAPI); use Alma and OCLC as primary bibliographic utilities; and utilize a Fedora-based institutional repository.

The Paul Robeson Library supports all the undergraduate and graduate programs of Rutgers University– Camden, except law. In addition, through a contractual agreement, the Paul Robeson Library provides library services to students at the Camden campuses of Camden County College and Rowan University. Located in Southern New Jersey, the campus of Rutgers University–Camden is across the Delaware River from Philadelphia and is within driving distance of the New Jersey shore and New York City. For more information, please visit the Rutgers University Libraries website: http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu or the Paul Robeson Library website: https://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/robeson

TO APPLY: REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS AND INTERVIEWS WILL BEGIN IMMEDIATELY AND CONTINUE UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED. SUBMIT RESUME, COVER LETTER, AND NAMES OF THREE REFERENCES: http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/100564

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

The Libraries are strongly and actively committed to diversity, and seek candidates who will contribute creatively to the University’s multicultural environment.

Wednesday
Sep252019

Position Opening - Collection Strategist and User Experience Librarian, West Chester University

Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University (WCU) Libraries invite applications for a tenure-track Collection Strategist and User Experience Librarian to join our team of dedicated librarians. Librarians at WCU enjoy full faculty status, including a 9-month contract, faculty pay scale, and same tenure/promotion process as classroom faculty. As a faculty librarian, maintaining both a scholarly agenda and record of service is essential.

We hope to find a highly collaborative colleague to serve as our Collection Strategist and UX Librarian. This librarian will utilize data gathered from library systems and a range of university user communities to inform decision-making about the libraries’ collections, spaces, and services. We are seeking a candidate who is passionate about user-centered and evidence-based collection management. The Collection Strategist and UX Librarian will work to develop cohesive collection development strategies that support both subject specific disciplines and interdisciplinary programs across campus. He or she will work closely with the Electronic Resources Librarian to ensure strategic collection development regardless of format. The Collection Strategist and UX Librarian will suggest innovations to better serve both our physical and virtual users, and collaborate across the libraries to implement those projects. We are hoping to embark on a major library renovation in the near future, so an analysis of and plan for our physical holdings will be an immediate priority.

West Chester University recently unveiled a new strategic plan, Pathways to Success, which focuses on student success as core to our university mission. WCU Libraries believe that we are a key player in supporting student success on campus. The Collection Strategist Librarian will contribute to this mission by helping us make our collections and spaces more responsive to the changing needs of our university community, especially our students.

Responsibilities
Collection Strategy and User Experience

  • Manages and assesses collections data from library systems (ExLibris analytics).
  • Identifies user needs by leading library initiatives to gather user research data and conducting usability studies.
  • Recommends new initiatives to meet user needs regarding library resources, spaces, and services.
  • Chairs a new collection development team, which will collaboratively develop user-centered collection strategies and policies and assess library collections for relevance, impact, and usability.
  • Works collaboratively with subject liaison librarians on collection development projects.
  • Creates data reports for both accreditation processes and national level library reports.
  • Oversees the libraries physical materials budgets and ordering.
  • Serves as liaison to one or more departments in the social sciences.
Continuing Scholarly Growth
  • Demonstrates continued professional growth through publications, presentations, professional activities, and other contributions to advance the profession.
  • Engages in scholarship that includes research, scholarly, or creative activities required for tenure and promotion.
  • A record of and/or interest in scholarship.
Service
  • Provides service to the library, the university, and the profession through committee work, conference attendance, or similar endeavors.
  • Participates in library and university governance (shared governance).
Minimum Qualifications
  • An earned Master’s in Library Science (MLS) or equivalent from an American Library Association accredited institution.
  • Experience with collection management in an academic library.
  • Strong data analysis abilities, including facility with gathering, analyzing and reporting data, and knowledge of relevant software/tools.
  • Knowledge of trends and tools for collection assessment such as altmetrics.
  • Experience or coursework in user experience research methodologies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a collegial academic environment.
  • The potential to achieve the requirements for tenure and promotion in the areas of librarianship, research, and service.
  • Successful completion of an on-campus interview process that includes a presentation.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Second master’s or advanced degree.
  • Experience with Alma and Primo.
  • Experience with data visualization tools.
  • Familiarity with design thinking.
  • Experience with library acquisitions.
  • Experience with reference and instruction in an academic library.

To apply
Interested applicants should apply online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wcupa/default.cfm
West Chester University offers a competitive benefits package. Rank and salary commensurate with experience. Salary based upon the schedule established the faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement, see page 8, pay range Q02 for the assistant professor scale.
Application materials must include:

  1. Cover letter / letter of application.
  2. Curriculum Vitae.
  3. Names, affiliations and phone numbers of three professional references.
  4. Unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts (pdf suggested); official transcripts will be requested prior to hire.
Review of applications will begin September 29th and will continue until the position is filled.
Applicants must successfully complete the interview process, including a teaching demonstration, to be considered as a finalist.
Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU’s educational mission and strategic plan Building on Excellence. West Chester University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment background checks.
Tuesday
Sep172019

Position Opening - Science Librarian, Downtown Campus Library, West Virginia University 

West Virginia University Libraries seek applications and nominations for a Science Librarian to join the research services team in the Downtown Campus Library.

We are looking for an energetic, innovative, and adaptable librarian to actively engage with faculty, students and staff in disciplines in the sciences, including chemistry, physics, biology, forensic sciences, geology/geography, and mathematics. The librarian will develop strong collaborative relationships and serve as an authoritative resource for research and teaching support.  They will design and deliver creative and responsive library services and programs in their assigned disciplines, and they will collaborate with colleagues within the libraries and with campus partners to plan and implement library initiatives that advance the goals of the WVU campus community.

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA accredited Master’s degree
  • Knowledge of emerging research service trends
  • Strong commitment to user services
  • Ability to support research and information needs in collaboration with faculty, staff, and students
  • Excellent presentation and technology skills for effective teaching
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Degree or experience in a field appropriate to the position
  • Experience with cutting-edge technologies and their applications in libraries and higher education

We welcome beginning or early career librarians and will fill this position at the rank of Staff Librarian or Assistant University Librarian. Rank and salary are dependent upon post-MLS experience and credentials. Librarians at WVU hold non-tenured faculty appointments, and a record of job performance, professional development/research, and service is required for reappointment and promotion in rank. All librarians are members of the Library Faculty Assembly and participate in the professional life of this organization.

Application Instructions:
Please upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names of 3 professional references. Review of applications will begin October 21, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Apply online at:
https://wvu.taleo.net/careersection/faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=13008&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York

As an integral part of a land-grant institution, West Virginia University Libraries serve the university community, with an enrollment of approximately 30,000 students, and state residents. The library system is composed of the Downtown Campus Library, Charles C. Wise Jr. Library, Evansdale Library, Health Sciences Library, West Virginia and Regional History Center, and libraries at Potomac State College and West Virginia Institute of Technology. Onsite collections include more than 2.5 million books, 740K+ eBooks, and over 90,000 online journals. WVU Libraries belong to the Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium, Inc. (PALCI) and the Greater Western Library Association (GWLA).
Read more at: http://library.wvu.edu

Located in the scenic rolling hills of Morgantown, WV, West Virginia University is a land-grant institution and the state’s flagship university. It is ranked as an R1 Research University (Highest Research Activity) in the 2018 Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and is also among the top public universities in U.S. News and World Reports Best Colleges. It is a vibrant campus of 14 colleges and schools offering 350+ bachelors, masters, doctoral, and professional degree programs.

Meeting the needs of today's professional couples is a critical factor in WVU's success in recruiting and retaining new faculty and senior staff. Our Dual Career Program assists couples in your employment search. WVU belongs to the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). Please visit https://careers.wvu.edu/career-opportunities/dual-career-program and https://www.hercjobs.org/regions/higher-ed-careers-ohio/ for more information and job postings. Reimbursement for moving expensesis available.

West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.