2 Positions Openings: Digital Collections; Student Success Librarians, West Chester University

Two tenure-track librarian positions are currently available at West Chester University. Interested applicants should apply below:

1) Digital Collections Librarian

2) Student Success Librarian


Position Opening - Vice Provost & Director of Libraries, University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania seeks nominations for and expressions of interest in the position of Vice Provost and Director of Libraries. The full announcement is located here:


Position Opening - Access & Discovery Faculty Librarian, Duquesne University

Faculty Posting Date:  January 19, 2018
The Gumberg Library invites applications from innovative, service-oriented candidates for the position of Access and Discovery Librarian, a non-tenure track faculty librarian position in the library's newly formed Collections & Metadata Services Department. This position will provide leadership and support for optimizing access and discovery of the Libraries' extensive electronic collections, including but not limited to databases, electronic journals, electronic books, and streaming media via the Library's discovery system, link resolver, online catalog and website. The incumbent will also be responsible for reporting on, manipulating, and assessing data related to these collections to support data driven collection decisions. Reporting to the Assistant University Librarian for Collections & Metadata Services this 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 chair the Electronic Resources Review Committee (ERRC) as well as serve on the Library Assessment Committee. The Access and Discovery Librarian will also serve as a liaison to faculty and students in an academic department. The successful candidate will be motivated by challenges in a changing library landscape; will be energized by collaborative efforts; and will work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Position Opening - Ordering & Receiving Manager for Print Acquisitions, WVU Libraries

West Virginia University Libraries invites applications for an Ordering and Receiving Manager. This position will manage staff and workflows for physical ordering and receiving of monographs, serials and government documents for WVU Libraries. The position also manages shelf-ready processing, including processing batch invoices and bibliographic records in the library system. 

For more information and to apply, visit: 


Position Opening - Assistant Dean for Special Collections and the Gallery, Seton Hall University

Assistant Dean for Special Collections and the Gallery

Job no: 493126
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: South Orange
Categories: Administrator

Reporting to the Dean of the University Libraries, the Assistant Dean for Special Collections & the Gallery provides leadership and daily oversight for the two departments and oversees all activities including collecting, processing, organizing, preserving, and making accessible collections of manuscripts, archives, Archdiocese of Newark archive, rare books, art and artifacts, digital collections and the website and web-based tools to accomplish this work. The Assistant Dean provides expertise and creativity in the curation, development, collection analysis, and selection of collections, supports the Dean in donor relations and community engagement and works collaboratively within the library, the university, and the larger community. Closely coordinates the common collection space and processing between Special Collections and the Gallery. Leads, supports and develops staff, administrators and library faculty in their development and in the development of services, monitors and assesses progress on the division's objectives, and participates in the next level/steps of planning for the University Libraries and the division. More information at:


Position Opening - Science Liaison Librarian (PT), Drexel University

Job Title:  Science Liaison Librarian (part-time)

Division:  Drexel University Libraries

Date: October 25, 2017



Drexel University Libraries seeks an innovative and entrepreneurial librarian with demonstrated knowledge of the sciences to serve as liaison librarian to three departments in the College of Arts & Sciences:  BEES (Biodiversity, Earth & Environmental Science), Mathematics, and Physics.  This position provides an exciting opportunity to build partnerships and collaborations with teaching and research faculty as well as with undergraduate and graduate students.  This is a 25-hour per week, limited term position.  

The Science Liaison Librarian will join the Liaison Librarian team, a group of 12 subject specialist librarians who work across Drexel University partnering with faculty and administrators to develop, implement, and assess instruction, consultation, and research support programs that advance the mission of the Drexel University.  

Reporting to the Director of Library Academic Partnerships, the position will be based at W.W. Hagerty Library on Drexel’s University City campus.  Regular reporting of activities and appropriate statistics is required.  Occasional evening work may be required. 

Key Responsibilities

Collaborate with faculty and staff to integrate research and information-seeking instruction into appropriate courses and curriculum to advance information and data literacy skills

  • Actively build partnerships with constituents and Libraries’ colleagues to develop programs and tools that enrich teaching, research, and scholarship in constituent disciplines.
  • Create and maintain web-based research guides, instructional objects and materials to guide students and faculty in information search and research. 
  • Provide general as well as specialized reference consultation in person, phone, email and chat
  • Participate in collaborative collection development for the University Libraries 

Required Qualifications

  • ·        ALA accredited MLS or equivalent graduate degree
  • ·        Knowledge of sciences through academic work or work experience
  • ·        Minimum one year work experience in an academic setting
  • ·        Demonstrated knowledge of science information resources and tools
  • ·        Demonstrated knowledge of pedagogy and current instructional techniques
  • ·        Demonstrated experience working in digital service environments
  • ·        Excellent communication skills 

Preferred Qualifications

  • ·        Undergraduate degree and/or graduate coursework in the sciences
  • ·        Experience working in an academic library
  • ·        Demonstrated knowledge of research trends in sciences
  • ·        Demonstrated knowledge of current trends in higher education; particularly digital scholarship and scholarly communication
  • ·        Demonstrated evidence of professional development
  • ·        Demonstrated success working in a changing organization

This part-time temporary position is available immediately; hourly salary dependent upon qualifications. To be considered, please submit a letter of application and resume to


Supplemental Posting Information:

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic.  

For more information about Drexel University, please visit



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:


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:

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.