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​.


Position Opening - Preservation and Digital Archivist, Villanova University

Villanova University’s Falvey Memorial Library seeks an entrepreneurial and technologically adept archivist to serve as the Preservation and Digital Archivist. Reporting to the Director of Distinctive Collections and Digital Engagement, the Preservation and Digital Archivist will be responsible for constructing, developing, and coordinating a new digital records infrastructure as well as managing all aspects of the University’s existing physical archival collections including: acquisitions, preservation, arrangement, and description and outreach. The Preservation and Digital Archivist develops and implements library-wide programs for preservation of digital and physical assets and for disaster preparedness, according to national standards, and provides leadership and direction for comprehensive library preservation programs, including defining and prioritizing needs, establishing goals, objectives, plans, and their implementation in alignment with the library’s strategic direction.
For more information and to apply:

Position Opening - Digital Services Librarian, University of Scranton

The Digital Services Librarian is responsible for developing, coordinating, and managing the Library’s digital collections and related digital projects. This position works closely with faculty and staff throughout the Library and University, particularly University Archives and McHugh Special Collections, Information Technology, Enrollment Management and External Affairs, and the Division of University Advancement.

More information and to apply:



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:

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