Friday
May272016

Outreach & Communications Librarian at Duquesne University - Pittsburgh, PA

This is a non-tenured faculty position reporting to the University Librarian. The Outreach & Communications Librarian coordinates strategic development of library marketing and communication strategies; promotes library collections, services and programs through print and electronic communications; collaborates with librarians and campus partners to develop, deliver, integrate and assess impact of library messages and brand through a variety of media; serves as liaison to the Office of Public Affairs and designated academic department(s); participates in library leadership and outreach, offering analysis and insight via committee and task force service; represents the library at campus, community and professional programs.

Duquesne University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic mission and enriches our campus community. Duquesne uses Interfolio to collect all Division of Academic Affairs faculty and administrative job applications electronically.

To Apply:  apply.interfolio.com/35402

Friday
May272016

STEM Librarian position at Duquesne University - Pittsburgh, PA

The Gumberg Library at Duquesne University invites applications for a STEM Librarian position. This is a 12-month non-tenure track library faculty appointment available July 1, 2016. Starting salary is in the low to mid-$50s. As a member of the STEM-Health Sciences team, the STEM Librarian provides expert research consultation and support as liaison to assigned departments. Collaborates with colleagues and disciplinary faculty to develop, promote, and provide information literacy instruction and initiatives. Teaches multiple sections of interprofessional undergraduate information literacy courses; develops learning activities, assessments, and online learning tools. Participates in the development of the library’s collections and web presence. Evaluates and recommends new research tools. Supports Duquesne University’s mission, and meets library standards for fulfillment of professional responsibilities, scholarship, and service. Meets the criteria for the library faculty promotion process at the level of Librarian II within three years of appointment. Initial rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Duquesne University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic mission and enriches our campus community. Duquesne uses Interfolio to collect all Division of Academic Affairs faculty and administrative job applications electronically.

The application consists of a detailed letter of application, a complete CV, and three current letters of reference that address the candidate’s qualifications. Apply at apply.interfolio.com/35385.

Monday
May162016

Head, Library Systems and Information Transfer Services at Muhlenberg College 

Muhlenberg College seeks a dynamic, collegial, and enthusiastic manager for the Library Systems and Information Transfer Services (LSITS) team providing discovery, access, and library technology services for our Trexler Library. An ALA-accredited Master's degree in library or information science, or an appropriate graduate-level degree in a computer and/or information technology field is required.

Responsibilities include managing a very talented staff; web and digital collections development; support and integration of existing and emerging library technology interfaces; and circulation/access services. Trexler Library staff also focuses on excellent customer service and a commitment to collaboration across the campus community. This is an excellent opportunity for a tech-savvy librarian who is excited about sharing their expertise to enhance teaching and learning at a small, liberal arts college. For the full job description, visit http://jobs.muhlenberg.edu.

Starting salary of $60-$65K depending upon background and experience. To apply, send letter of interest, resume, and contact information for 3 references (preferably as a single pdf) to jobs@muhlenberg.edu. Please include both your last name and Job #1625 in the "Subject" line of your email. For best consideration, please apply by May 20, 2016. Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2016.

An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education. For additional information about Muhlenberg's commitment to diversity and inclusion, applicants can find the latest updates to the College's Diversity Strategic Plan at this link: http://www.muhlenberg.edu/main/aboutus/president/initiatives/diversityatmuhlenberg/

Tuesday
May102016

´╗┐Digital Collections Librarian Swarthmore College - Swarthmore, PA

As a member of the Digital Initiatives and Scholarship Department, the Digital Collections Librarian will provide strategic and innovative leadership for the burgeoning digital asset management and preservation program of the Swarthmore College Libraries. The Digital Collections Librarian will be responsible for the planning, operations, and management of this program, and will manage the lifecycle of our digital assets and projects, from the acquisition or creation of digital objects to their long-term preservation. In collaboration with the College's special libraries and/or TriCollege colleagues, s/he will develop and implement strategies, best practices, policies, and processes to support the access, management, and preservation of our analog-to-digital and born-digital assets. The Digital Collections Librarian will also play a vital role in collaborative processes to evaluate, select, and implement software solutions that support our digital assets.

S/he will develop our digital collections by identifying materials currently held in our physical collections and/or by reaching out to campus constituencies. S/he will work directly with members of the campus community to identify potential projects and to contribute materials appropriate to our collections. S/he will work with subject librarians and faculty to support teaching, research, and scholarly activities which integrate the Libraries' digital collections, and may provide instruction on topics such as personal digital archiving and preservation best practices.  Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience:
	- Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program.
	- 2 years' experience working with digital collections or archives.
	- Experience working with digital asset management, digital repository, and/or digital library systems (e.g. DSpace, Fedora, CONTENTdm).
	- Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills and Abilities:
	- Knowledge of digital preservation systems, standards, best practices.
	- Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
	- Ability to work effectively in teams that encompass a range of roles and knowledge.
	- Flexibility, intellectual curiosity, and willingness to take initiative.

Preferred:
	- Demonstrated experience in managing digital collections projects.
	- Understanding of archival theory and best practices as they relate to the processing and management of digital collections.
	- Experience with tools used to capture, manage, and deliver born-digital materials
	- Ability to analyze a range of tools and technologies, and to implement those which improve workflows, access, or preservation of digital objects.
	- Strong decision-making and project management skills.

The effective date for this position will begin July 1, 2016 or after.

Those interested are encouraged to apply at http://bit.ly/swat-dcl-app, and to upload a cover letter and resume.


Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence and nondiscrimination in its educational program and employment practices and encourages candidates who will further advance the goal of fostering a diverse and inclusive community. As one of the nation's finest institutions of higher learning, Swarthmore College is global in outlook and draws students from around the nation and world. The 425-acre campus is a designated arboretum, complete with gardens, rolling lawns, a creek, wooded hills, and hiking trails in the Crum Woods.

Swarthmore College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Tuesday
Apr262016

Manager, Library Digital Services at Saint Joseph's University

The Manager of Library Digital Services provides leadership in the successful deployment and integration of technology solutions to meet the needs and goals of the Library. The position reports to the Library Director, and works in close partnership with library and Information Technology (IT) staff in advancing technology initiatives. The position also oversees projects concerning the access and curation of digital information and scholarship at the library

The candidate must have a strong commitment to service, excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work well both in teams and independently. The candidate partners with library staff and information technology to improve services and provide sustainable approaches to library objectives. Grace under pressure, fearlessness, a passion for service and problem solving, and a good sense of humor are highly valued.  For a complete description of position responsibilities and requirements to apply, please visit our website at www.sju.edu/hr; click on Employment and follow the instructions. Applications must be submitted on-line through the employment site.  Saint Joseph’s University is a private, Catholic, Jesuit institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission. https://jobs.sju.edu/postings/13132

Tuesday
Apr192016

Instruction and Scholarly Communication Librarian at Elizabethtown College

 

Elizabethtown College seeks applications for an energetic, creative, team-centered Instruction and Scholarly Communication Librarian.  Reporting to the Director of the High Library, the Instruction and Scholarly Communication Librarian will help to expand the library’s information literacy initiatives and will design and develop a scholarly communication program that supports the College’s teaching, learning and research objectives.  
 
Responsibilities include: teaching a large complement of instruction sessions in a variety of disciplines, with particular emphasis on mid- and upper-level students; planning for the creation and maintenance of an institutional repository; advising on copyright, fair use and digital rights management topics; coordinating the delivery of the library’s reference services; and serving as an active liaison to several academic departments (Education, Occupational Therapy, Politics, Philosophy & Legal Studies, and the School of Continuing and Professional Studies).
 
The successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a passion for teaching and working with students.  A Master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution and at least two to four years of relevant work experience are required.  Experience with instructional technology and familiarity with digital scholarship tools are strongly preferred.
The High Library anchors the academic heart of the campus, providing access to more than 260,000 bound volumes as well as 70 electronic databases.  During the past year, College and community members made more than 147,000 visits to the library, where the staff works collaboratively to forward the College’s educational mission and to enhance the student experience.
Located in southeastern Pennsylvania, 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.  For more information, consult www.etown.edu.
To apply, candidates should send a letter of interest, employment application, resume, and contact information of three references to:
hr@etown.edu (preferred)
or
Elizabethtown College
Attn: Human Resources
One Alpha Drive
Elizabethtown, PA  17022
 
First consideration will be given to application materials received by April 22, 2016.
For more information visit: www.etown.edu/jobs

 

Wednesday
Apr062016

Instructional Services Librarian position at Lycoming College

Snowden Library at Lycoming College seeks applicants for the position of Instructional Services Librarian/Coordinator of Information Literacy & Outreach.  This position, which holds faculty rank, provides professional information literacy instruction and reference services to students, faculty, and staff. Primary responsibilities include coordinating the college’s Research and Information Competencies initiative as well as developing and implementing a variety of outreach functions and events. Lycoming College is a private, 4-year, residential liberal arts and sciences college, selected as a “Great College to Work For” in The Chronicle’s 2015 report.

 

For more information, please visit: http://www.lycoming.edu/humanResources/Instructional%20Services%20Librarian,%20Coordinator%20of%20Information%20Literacy%20and%20Outreach%20.aspx

Wednesday
Mar022016

Part-time Position at Haverford College

Haverford College seeks a Temporary Part- Time Quaker and Special Collections Assistant to work 4 hours a day (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm) Monday -Friday. The temporary Part-Time Quaker and Special Collections Assistant will provide reading room supervision, pages books and manuscripts for researchers, and is responsible for digitizing collection material for our on-line databases and other tools. This position Reports to the Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts / Head of Quaker and Special Collections.

Further information here: https://www.higheredjobs.com/details.cfm?JobCode=176226942&Title=Part%E2%80%93Time%20Quaker%20%26%20Special%20Collections%20Assistant