Tuesday
Oct102017

Access Services Librarian Opening: University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

The Access Services Librarian is responsible for providing access to the library and its information collections by overseeing circulation, interlibrary loan, and related functions. The incumbent reports to the Director of Library and Information Services and supervises approximately 2.5 FTE direct reports and the library’s student workers. As a faculty member in the Department of Information Science, the Access Services Librarian performs all professional librarian duties including, but not limited to reference services, collection development, teaching, scholarly activities, and service.

More information and to apply: https://careers.usciences.edu/postings/5522

Thursday
Oct052017

New Position Opening - Interlibrary Loan Coordinator, Saint Joseph's University

Interlibrary Loan Coordinator
Full Time, 12 months, 35 hours/week

Post Learning Commons and Drexel Library
Saint Joseph's University 
Philadelphia, PA 

The Interlibrary Loan Coordinator is responsible for administering and implementing the Interlibrary Loan functions of the Library. The Coordinator functions as the technical expert in the operation of the Library’s ILL automation systems; interacts with faculty, students, administrators, and external agencies concerning interlibrary loan transactions; and coordinates aspects of interlibrary loan with most other Library units. Consults with the Associate Director on policy issues, exceptions, problem transactions, and user questions.

For a complete description of position responsibilities, qualifications, and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.sju.edu

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. 

EOE M/F/D/V

 

Thursday
Oct052017

Updated: Discovery & Library Analytics Librarian Opening at Duquesne University

The Gumberg Library seeks a dynamic, innovative, service-oriented Discovery & Library Analytics Librarian to provide leadership and a strategic vision for making our extensive electronic resources collections discoverable to a diverse user population via the Library's discovery system, link resolver, online catalog and website. The incumbent will also be responsible for reporting, manipulating and evaluating data related to library database and collections usage. Reporting to the Head of Collection Management, this non-tenure track faculty librarian position will play an integral role in the evolution, development and implementation of new strategies relating to discovery and the user experience. The incumbent will contribute to the development of a Data Management Team, serve on the Library Assessment Committee and contribute to the development of OER on campus. The Discovery & Library Analytics Librarian will also serve as a research consultant and liaison to faculty and students in the School of Business.

REVISED (Typo - MBA was never a requirement) 

The full job description and application information are found at apply.interfolio.com/43701

Monday
Sep182017

Reposted: Assistant Dean of Libraries for Assessment & Development, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Position Summary & Description
Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) invites applications for a Senior Library Administrator with experience in grant writing and development to lead their assessment programs and fundraising efforts. The Assistant Dean of Libraries for Assessment and Development serves as a key member of the Libraries Senior Administration team providing counsel and advice to the Dean of Libraries in academic engagement issues and participates in the overall management of the IUP Libraries including planning and decision-making. The Assistant Dean will be part of the administration team that provides counsel and support on administrative and leadership issues and on academic and organizational matters. The Assistant Dean will coordinate and lead the on-going library assessment program and in collaboration with the Assistant Dean for Library Systems and Technologies makes recommendations to the Dean of Libraries. The incumbent will lead the Libraries fundraising initiatives for external funding sources to support library programs and services. The incumbent will prioritize and coordinate the workflow of the Technical Services unit.

Further details about this position are available HERE on the IUP jobs website.

Wednesday
Sep062017

Library Technology Developer - Villanova University

This position is responsible for designing, developing, testing and deploying new technology methods, tools and resources to extend and enhance library services.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

For more information and to apply:https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/12095

Friday
Jul282017

New Position Opening - Electronic Resources and Administrative Librarian, Carlow University 

Electronic Resources and Administrative Librarian

Carlow University invites applications for the position of Electronic Resources and Administrative Librarian. The position reports to the Executive Director of the Library and Learning Commons. As an integral member of our team of librarians, the person in this position will manage all electronic resources, services, and systems. S/he will assist Public Services with in-person and online reference services, book displays, and online tutorials. The position requires that one creates and maintains library public relations materials and provides administrative assistance to the Executive Director.

For a full description of the position, requirements, and information on how to submit an application, please see Employment Opportunities under Human Resources at www.Carlow.edu or click on the following link: https://www.carlow.edu/19304.aspx

Friday
Jun092017

Collection Development Librarian, Elizabethtown College - Elizabethtown, PA

JOB POSTING: Collection Development Librarian

Elizabethtown College seeks applications for an enthusiastic, innovative, team-centered Collection Development Librarian.  Reporting to the Director of the High Library, this librarian oversees all aspects of collection development, acquisitions, and cataloging.  Responsibilities include: collaborating with faculty and librarians to identify materials and collections that support the academic curriculum; coordinating the acquisition and cataloging of items, including the creation of original catalog records; assessing the collections’ usage to project budgetary needs and to develop purchasing strategies; arranging for database trials and negotiating license agreements; and providing reference services to the College community.  The Collection Development Librarian supervises two library technicians.

The successful candidate will have an outstanding customer-service orientation, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a passion for working with students and faculty in a small-college setting.  A Master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution and at least two years of relevant work experience are required.  Supervisory experience is strongly preferred.

Located in beautiful Lancaster County (PA), near Harrisburg and only 1.5 hours from Philadelphia and Baltimore, Elizabethtown College offers its 1,900 students more than 53 academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences and professional studies.  Driven by its motto to “Educate for Service”, Elizabethtown centers learning in strong relationships, links classroom instruction with experiential learning, emphasizes international and cross-cultural perspectives, and nurtures the capacity for lives of purpose and leadership as global citizens.  The High Library anchors the academic heart of the campus by providing resources, programs, and services to spark intellectual curiosity and to encourage creative inquiry.  The library staff works collaboratively to forward the College’s educational mission and to enhance the student experience.  For more information, please visit www.etown.edu.

To apply for this position, please go to http://etown.peopleadmin.com/postings/1037.  Review of applications will begin on June 30.

Thursday
May182017

Head of Reference and Outreach, Misericordia University - Dallas, PA

Head of Reference and Outreach - Library

The Head of Reference and Outreach will be responsible for the successful planning, organization, policy development, implementation and direction of the reference department, information literacy, and outreach of the library’s academic programs. This position will lead efforts to integrate information literacy outcomes and instruction throughout University programs and will coordinate all forms of the library’s instruction programs. Attend meetings and serve of university committees and task forces as required or assigned. Represent the Director and department when assigned or if the Director is unavailable. Maintain a current awareness of professional library trends in reference services and information literacy in the field of library science and information science. Represent the University at special events, functions, or with partner organizations. Rotating night and weekend hours will be required. Occasional travel will be required.

Responsibilities include:

Participate in the development and implementation of the library’s short and long term strategic plan as it pertains to Reference services.

Develop and implement policies, procedures, and standards for efficient and effective operation and maintenance of the Reference department; assure compliance with established policies and procedures.

Staff, supervise, manage, and ensure smooth operation of the reference desk. Establish desk hours in consultation with the Head of Access Services and ensure sufficient staffing during hours of operation.

Supervise and provide leadership to direct reports. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Develop, enhance, coordinate, and maintain the library’s instruction programs including information literacy, outreach, new student orientation, freshmen year experience, etc.

Prepare, develop, and maintain statistical reports for reference and academic outreach programs. Contribute to the reference portion on the library’s annual report.

Manage and develop the Reference collection of print and electronic titles.

Serve a liaison to academic departments for collection development and information literacy.

Evaluate new trends and issues relating to reference and information literacy.Make appropriate recommendations as warranted.

Master's degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution required. A minimum of 6 years of professional library experience in reference and/or information literacy in an academic library. Two years of supervisory experience. Experience in using technology to provide and enhance library services and their changing roles in higher education. Knowledge of all aspects of library operations including contemporary library practices, trends and emerging technologies. Ability to lead the library’s essential role in academic programs, most specifically the cultivation of information literacy across the curriculum. Knowledge of and experience with outcomes assessment. Knowledge of library automation systems, online resources, and instructional technologies.

Misericordia University is committed to student, faculty and staff diversity and values the educational benefit this brings to campus. Candidates should indicate any experience and/or leadership that contribute to this goal.

APPLY HERE - Head of Reference and Outreach