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Reference and Instruction Librarian for Social Sciences Carleton College Northfield, MN

The Reference and Instruction Librarian for Social Sciences serves as liaison to selected social sciences departments and helps carry out the mission of the Reference and Instruction department to support the teaching and learning goals of Carleton College.  We emphasize excellent service to students and faculty, a vision for student research knowledge, active participation in campus initiatives, and involvement in the campus intellectual life.  As part of this team, the Reference and Instruction Librarian will provide instruction one-on-one at the Research/IT desk, in appointments, and during information literacy instruction sessions in a manner that supports the curriculum and mission of the college. The Reference and Instruction Librarian for Social Sciences reports to the Head of Reference and Instruction.

This is a full-time, 12 month position.  Please find the job description and apply at:

Open until filled.
Reference and Instruction Librarian for Sciences Carleton College and St. Olaf College Northfield, MN

The Reference and Instruction Librarian for Sciences is a shared position between St. Olaf and Carleton Colleges, reporting to and reviewed by Head of Reference and Instruction at Carleton College and Head of Research and Instruction at St. Olaf College.

The position will spend approximately 50% of their time at each college and as a result serve as a conduit between the two collaborative departments.  This position will help define new approaches to liaison librarianship in the natural sciences, develop creative outreach practices, engage with new pedagogies, and support digital scholarship across interdisciplinary communities.

This is a full-time, 12 month position.  Please find the full job description at:

Open until filled
Scholarly Communications Librarian Franklin & Marshall College Lancaster, PA

The Scholarly Communications Librarian will develop the College Library's resources and services related to open educational resources, open access, open textbooks and digital scholarship. The position will handle liaison relationships with assigned departments, offering instructional and research services, collection development and related activities. The College Library is about a year into an ambitious strategic plan and this work features prominently!

A complete list of responsibilities, requirements, benefits along with information about the F&M College Library, the College and Lancaster are available at -

Open until the position is filled
Digital Arts & Humanities Librarian Smith College Northampton, MA

As a member of a blended department of librarians, educational technologists and special analysis specialists within Smith College Libraries (SCL), lead digital scholarship efforts in arts and humanities and support academic departments and the arts community through Hillyer Art Library. Facilitate the adoption of new models of scholarship at Smith by promoting methodologies and tools of the visual and digital arts and humanities for research, teaching and learning. Engage the arts community in learning about services, facilities and technologies. As the librarian for Hillyer Library, ensure that Smith faculty, students, and staff have access to a suite of robust, effective, and innovative library services and collections serving the visual and digital arts. Apply online.

Open until filled.
Director of Learning, Research and Technology Smith College Northampton, MA

The Director of Learning, Research and Technology leads a department responsible for library research, learning, and outreach, educational technology, and spatial analysis services. Develop and continue to evolve the vision for the department that incorporates the combined missions and strategic priorities of both the Libraries and Information Technology Services. Lead in designing, assessing and refining user services to provide a user-focused, seamless experience for the Smith community. Promote use of library collections, teaching with technology, research services, and emerging uses of technologies (e.g., data, GIS).  Develop library learning spaces to serve changing work and curricular practices. Contribute to an integrated campus-wide planning for digital and physical learning environments. Collaborate with academic support partners including the centers for writing, quantitative learning, work & life, disability services, and wellness in the goal to prepare students for lifelong learning. Lead the department in creating an inclusive, equitable, and respectful environment. The Department will be located in the newly constructed Neilson Library designed by Maya Lin. Apply online.

Open until filled.
Head of Public Services Smith Collge Northampton, MA

The Head of Public Services for Smith College Libraries' Access Services manages all aspects of Public Services including circulation, reserves, stacks management, interlibrary loan, and coordinates in-person and virtual reference.  This position is responsible for service quality, assessment, innovation including the creative use of technology in support of Public Service operations. Apply online.

Open until filled.
Library Communications Specialist Smith College Northampton, MA

The Library Communications Specialist directs library communications and scholarly communications programs for the Smith College Libraries (SCL). Working closely with the Dean of Libraries, the Library Leadership Team, and the communications team, develop, implement, and assess a strategic, integrated communications plan that raises the visibility and effectiveness of the libraries’ collections and services. Oversee content and currency of the libraries’ website designed to provide an optimal user experience for students, faculty and researchers. Collaboratively develop and coordinate scholarly communication services provided through the libraries including open access and OER services. Conceptualize and develop media and materials that promote the Libraries’ services, collections and the academic and creative work by faculty, students and staff stewarded by the libraries. Work closely with College Relations on communications to the Smith communities and other stakeholders. Support library efforts in creating an inclusive, collaborative library environment dedicated to user service and open access. Apply online.

Open until filled.
Instruction + Research Specialist for the Arts & Humanities Occidental College Los Angeles

The CDLA supports textual, visual, and archival modes of inquiry across the arts and humanities through a focus on resource curation, sharing, and analysis. We seek an engaged arts and humanities information specialist to join our diverse team of librarians, disciplinary specialists, and academic technologists. This is a two-year limited term position with possibility of renewal.

Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position to

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Rolling review of applications. Position is open until filled.
Instruction + Research Specialist for the Sciences Occidental College Los Angeles

We seek an engaged science information specialist to join our diverse team of librarians, disciplinary specialists, and academic technologists as we cultivate, deliver, and support information resources and technologies. Within this stimulating and collegial environment, you will have the opportunity to invoke skills in course design, field and lab methodologies, instructional technologies, and scholarly resources and research.

Please submit: Current CV or resume and a cover letter to

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Rolling review of applications. Position is open until filled.
Digital Scholarship Technology Manager Drew University Madison, NJ

Drew University seeks applications for a Digital Scholarship Technology Manager. This position is 12-month, full-time with an anticipated start date of Summer 2018.

The Digital Scholarship Technology Manager is a new position designed to advance the digital humanities (DH) and digital scholarship (DS) at Drew University. Reporting to the Director of Instructional Technologies, a division of the University Libraries,  the incumbent will work in collaboration with technologists, librarians, faculty, and students. An initial focus will be Digital Drew, an interdisciplinary initiative funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to strengthen inclusive, integrative, project-based digital pedagogies across the institution.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supports technologies used in the university’s digital humanities (DH) and digital scholarship (DS) initiatives, including but not limited to web hosting and web applications available from Drew Domains;

  • Provides direct support and consultation to faculty involved in digital projects;

  • Conducts training workshops on current and emerging DH tools;

  • Supervises and mentors part-time student Technology Fellows;

  • Participates in DH outreach and advocacy initiatives;

  • May participate directly in DH projects, in collaboration with faculty, instructional technologists, librarians, staff, and students;

  • Participates in development of DH/DS lab facilities, computing, hardware and peripherals, and software;

  • Stays current in the field of DH and disseminates information to the campus community.


  • Bachelor’s degree and four years of relevant experience; or a Master’s degree and two years of relevant experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

  • Significant experience with current-generation DH/DS web applications and tools (Omeka, WordPress, etc.) in teaching and research environment

  • Experience with web hosting services and application management principles and tools, including but not limited to cPanel and DNS management

  • Ability to train, supervise, and mentor student technical assistants

  • Experience with DH lab facilities and services

  • Demonstrated communication, collaboration, and problem-solving, skills for successful partnerships with instructional technologists, faculty and staff, and students

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative on assigned and new projects, and to work both independently and as part of a team.

  • Experience conducting training workshops

  • Experience with digital humanities projects


  • Supervisory experience

  • Presentation and teaching experience

  • Experience using virtual systems and cloud computing

To apply, submit the following materials to Please include your name in the subject. For full consideration, please submit all materials by August 10, 2018.

  • Cover letter

  • CV/Resume

  • 3 professional references

About Drew University
Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded, 186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.

August 10, 2018


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