Friday
Jun222018

Position Openings (7) at the University of Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh seeks applicants for seven important positions in the University Library System. Details on each position are included in their individual links listed below:

The ULS has recently enacted a major organizational realignment and is currently aggressively hiring in many areas of strategic priority, including research support, digital scholarship and creation, entrepreneurship and innovation, as we are repositioning our services to respond to and anticipate changes in research, teaching, and learning. We are also in the midst of a top-to-bottom renovation of Hillman Library, the central library of the University of Pittsburgh campus, which saw 1.9 million visitors in FY17.  The reinvented Hillman (http://library.pitt.edu/hillmanreinvention) will be a light-filled home to spaces, from vibrant to serene, for digital making and exploration, showcasing unique collections, advancing academic study, and fostering energetic, collaborative exchange.

This is an exciting time to join the Pitt library system and contribute to envisioning the library of the future!

Wednesday
Jun132018

Position Opening - Temporary Adjunct Information Literacy Librarian (Part Time), Dickinson College

The Waidner-Spahr Library of Dickinson College seeks a part-time Temporary Adjunct Information Literacy Librarian who is dedicated to excellence in teaching. This librarian will develop, teach, and assess information literacy sessions in collaboration with faculty members for undergraduate audiences, primarily first-year college students. Candidates should have experience with developing and delivering engaging classroom lessons using active learning techniques, as well as experience with improving teaching and learning through summative assessment. This position also will help staff the library’s reference and consultation services.

This position is part-time and limited to 12 weeks in the fall semester of 2018. It provides a great opportunity for a new librarian or a person studying to be a librarian to gain practical, professional experience in an award-winning academic library.

Requirements:

  • MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution; or current enrollment in an ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent program
  • Experience developing, teaching, and assessing information literacy instruction
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferences:

  • Experience providing library reference services

Candidates should submit:

  • letter of application explaining how your experience matches the qualifications of this position
  • CV or resume
  • sample of a lesson plan for an information literacy session you delivered
  • contact information for 3 references

Dickinson College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.

Review of applications will begin on July 9, 2018.

To apply, go to https://jobs.dickinson.edu/

Thursday
May242018

Positions Opening - Collection Development/Acquisitions Librarian & Research/Instructional Services Librarian, Marshall University

Marshall University invites applications for the position of Collection Development & Acquisitions Librarian. The position reports to University Librarian/Director of Libraries Operations. The position provides leadership and guidance for development and management of library collections with all formats to support the university academic program of learning, teaching and research as well as university mission and goal.

Click here for more information about the Collection Development & Acquisitions Librarian position and to apply.

Marshall University Libraries also seek a full-time, 12 month, Assistant Professor/Librarian II for the Research and Instruction Services section. This position provides virtual and face-to-face information literacy instruction as well as virtual and face-to-face reference and research support to all MU students, faculty, and staff.

Click here for more information about the Research and Instruction Services Librarian position and to apply.

Tuesday
May152018

Position Opening - Collection Development and Cataloging Librarian, Jefferson University

Philadelphia University & Thomas Jefferson University is looking for a new Collection Development and Cataloging Librarian for their East Falls campus. This position will have final responsibility for library acquisitions through coordination with all librarians, perform original and copy cataloging on purchased materials, and provide professional oversight and supervision of staff engaged in the processing of selected materials.

For additional information and to apply, please go to the following link:

http://www.eastfalls.jefferson.edu/humanresources/staffJobs/CollectionDevelopmentCatalogingLibrarian.html

Monday
May142018

Position Opening - User Services Assistant, Gettysburg College

Gettysburg College’s Musselman Library seeks a creative and energetic User Services Assistant with excellent public service skills, who enjoys working with students. This position performs a variety of administrative, technical, and supervisory services for the Library, including oversight of Circulation processes, management of Interlibrary Loan workflow, and supervising and training student assistants. The candidate should be interested in collaboration, planning and working on a team that has responsibility for the library building and services for a range of users.

Additional information can be found and applications can be submited at the following link: https://gettysburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/2616

Monday
May142018

Position Openings - Acquisitions Librarian & Access/Discovery Librarian, Duquesne University

Gumberg Library at Duquesne University is currently recruiting for two non-tenure track, faculty librarian positions to be a part of the newly created Collections and Metadata Services Department, the Acquisitions Librarian and the Access & Discovery Librarian. These positions will provide exciting opportunities for professional growth, while contributing to and shaping the future direction of this newly formed unit, as well as the library as a whole. They also reflect the Library’s and the University’s continued commitment to excellence through transforming its collections, services, facilities, and staffing.

For both positions, incumbents will participate in continuing professional development, contribute to the professional literature, and activities of professional organizations in order to meet the library’s requirements for promotion, which includes a commitment to research, professional development and service. Review of applications will begin immediately for an anticipated July 2018 start date.

Additional information can be found and applications can be submitted at the following links:

Acquisitions Librarian: apply.interfolio.com/50679

Access and Discovery Librarian: apply.interfolio.com/48444

Monday
Apr302018

Position Opening - Interlibrary Loan Coordinator, Seton Hall University

The person in this position exercises oversight and coordination of all operations in Interlibrary loan (ILL) throughout Seton Hall University Libraries, and prioritization of the work to be done, utilizing the most current, sophisticated systems to manage these information flows.

More information and to apply: http://jobs.shu.edu/cw/en-us/job/493346/

Monday
Apr232018

Position Opening - Research & Visual Arts Librarian, Franklin & Marshall College

The Franklin & Marshall College Library is very pleased to announce a search for a Research & Visual Arts Librarian - the introduction to the ad appears below, with a link to more information at the bottom.

We are about a year into our ambitious strategic plan, and look forward to continuing work in these areas. You may have also read about Lancaster, or the College's national work on a talent strategy - some great stuff is happening here!​ We will review applications as they arrive, and begin talking with candidates as soon as possible.

The Research & Visual Arts Librarian (RVAL) will assist with growing campus interests in the visual arts and digital scholarship efforts, liaise with the Art & Art History, Classics or other humanities departments, and lead on the shaping of the College Library's existing and new visual collections.

The RVAL will also help to organize our outreach and marketing program, sustain our growing instructional efforts, and work collaboratively across the College on collection development and liaison activities including research services, library instruction, and student-initiated research appointments.

To view the complete position description and apply, go to the Franklin & Marshall College careers site, and look under Professional Staff Opportunities​.