Position Opening -- Assistant Head, Central Technical Services, Rutgers University

Rutgers University Libraries (RUL) has begun their search to fill their Assistant Head, Central Technical Services position. RUL seeks a dynamic, creative, and experienced individual to provide strategic direction and leadership for the oversight of resource description for the Libraries, who will direct database and discovery systems quality assurance, and oversee the physical processing of cataloged resources.

The successful candidate will assist the department head with developing best practices for resource description and participate in outreach and collaboration with appropriate faculty and staff throughout the Libraries. This position provides oversight for all operational aspects of the Alma Repository and is responsible for management/supervision of nine full-time employees, plus temporary staff and student employees who provide resource description, metadata remediation, holdings maintenance and weeding, and physical processing for all formats and all Rutgers Libraries. Participates on committees and special projects as appropriate.

More details are available at https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/95115


Position Opening - Director of Library Operations, Jefferson East Falls

The Director of Library Operations has broad responsibilities for the Paul J. Gutman Library on Jefferson’s East Falls campus. These include daily operations and planning of the Library’s public services, technical services, and management of the library staff. In addition, the Director leads the Library’s relations with the academic programs at the East Falls campus. He/she provides leadership and mentoring for the librarians and staff at East Falls, and works toward the continuous growth of the staff’s professional knowledge and skills The Director promotes internal communication and assists the University Librarian in the planning of the budget and prepares key reports.


  • Masters in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited school or equivalent graduate degree and experience in library leadership.
  • Five years in an academic library with concentration in public services and knowledge of library automation. Evidence of initiative and flexibility. Supervisory experience. Strong oral and written communications skills. Good public relations skills. Good managerial skills. Group organization and planning skills.

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Position Opening - InfoDesk Manager, Allegheny College

Allegheny College invites applications for the position of InfoDesk Manager. The position is a full-time exempt position reporting to the Director of Public Services in the Office of Library and Information Technology Services (LITS). We are seeking highly energetic, adaptable, and hospitable candidates to fill a position overseeing the operation and support of the InfoDesk, Allegheny’s first point of contact for library and technology services and questions.  

More details and the instructions for applying are available at this link: https://sites.allegheny.edu/hr/job_post/infodesk-manager/



Position Opening - Metadata and Cataloging Librarian, West Virginia University

West Virginia University Libraries are seeking applications and nominations for an innovative, collaborative, and tech-savvy Metadata and Cataloging Librarian to engage in metadata creation and cataloging for WVU Libraries’ physical and digital resources. The Metadata and Cataloging Librarian will also serve as a resource both within and outside the Knowledge Access & Resource Management department for questions concerning metadata creation, cataloging, and local cataloging processes and workflows. The Metadata and Cataloging Librarian will also participate in the development and management of metadata projects both physical and digital.

More information on the position is available at this link:


Online applications can also be submitted at the link and should include a cover letter detailing professional experience, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of at least three professional references. Application review will begin (approximately) on August 26, 2019. 
WVU welcomes beginning or early career librarians and anticipate filling this position at the rank of Staff Librarian or Assistant University Librarian. Rank and salary are dependent upon post-MLS experience and credentials.

Position Opening - Cataloging and Metadata Librarian, Saint Joseph's University

Cataloging and Metadata Librarian
Post Learning Commons and Drexel Library
Saint Joseph’s University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Under the direction of the Associate Director for Resources Management, the Cataloging and Metadata Librarian provides leadership, vision, and expertise for bibliographic description and coordinates with departmental staff on initiatives that enable effective discovery of and access to library resources. Manages and supervises cataloging operations, maintains accuracy and quality control, develops and maintains unit documentation. Participates in shared problem-solving and decision-making. Also serves as liaison librarian.

For more information on this position, please visit https://jobs.sju.edu/postings/16846.

Saint Joseph's University is a private, Catholic, and Jesuit institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and make positive contributions to that mission. Saint Joseph's is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce.



Position Opening - Access Services Librarian, Eastern University

Position Summary

Eastern University is seeking a highly organized, detail-oriented, techsavvy librarian eager to expand their skills in reference and research, supervision, administration and teaching. The Access Services Librarian manages all access service operations, the interlibrary loan service and general stacks management.

The detailed position description is located at https://www.eastern.edu/sites/default/files/inline-files/job_329.pdf

Information on how to apply is available at https://www.eastern.edu/about/offices-centers/human-resources/employment-opportunities/current-career-opportunities




Position Opening - Scholarly Communications Librarian I/II, Villanova University

Villanova University’s Falvey Memorial Library seeks a dynamic, engaging, and collaborative professional to lead the Library’s scholarly communication efforts in coordination with internal and external partners. Reporting to the Associate Director of Research Services and Scholarly Engagement, the Scholarly Communications Librarian identifies, develops, and promotes strategic scholarly communication services and programs. The incumbent engages others around scholarly communication issues through outreach, education, training, and collaborative projects. The successful candidate will also be responsible for outreach, information literacy instruction, research support, and collection development in assigned disciplines and programs.

Nominations and Applications:

To be considered, applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and list of three references with contact information via the Jobs at Villanova website:https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/16742




Position Opening - User Services Librarian, Gettysburg College

Musselman Library at Gettysburg College has a User Services Librarian position available. Details are available at: