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Job Title Institution Location Description Application Deadline
Research & Visual Arts Librarian Franklin & Marshall College Lancaster, PA

The Franklin & Marshall College Library is very pleased to announce a search for a Research & Visual Arts Librarian - The 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.

Review begins immediately
Information Literacy Librarian Dickinson College Carlisle, PA

The Waidner-Spahr Library of Dickinson College seeks an outstanding and dynamic Information Literacy Librarian who is dedicated to excellence in teaching and will help to shape our educational programming for a variety of disciplines.  This librarian will develop, deliver, and assess course-integrated information literacy sessions in collaboration with faculty members. 

Review of applications begins May 7, 2018
Science and Scholarly Communication Librarian Reed College Portland, Oregon

Reed College seeks a dynamic and student-oriented science and scholarly communication librarian to collaborate closely with faculty and students in the natural sciences, mathematics, and computer science, supporting teaching, research activities, and scholarly communication. Reed is a liberal arts college with strong science programs and a record of producing substantial numbers of STEM graduates. This position reports to the Director of Research Services.

This is a full-time, exempt position working 37.5 hours per week on a Monday through Friday schedule, with occasional evening and weekend hours. Starting salary is $60,000-$64,000 commensurate with qualifications, background, and experience. Reed College offers an exceptional benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with 10 percent employer contribution (following one year of employment at an academic institution), retiree medical plan, college tuition assistance for employees and their children, 22 days of paid vacation, paid holidays, half-day Fridays in the summer, and campus amenities such as library privileges, membership to the campus fitness center for employee and spouse, and discounted TriMet passes.

 

Who You Are

  • You are passionate about the sciences and the role of libraries and scholarly communication in the scientific process.

  • You believe that undergraduate education in the sciences is best delivered in the laboratory, in seminars, and in small groups, and you’re committed to working closely with students and faculty wherever the learning process happens.

  • You are excited about the prospect of working closely with faculty to develop a library instruction program that supports a robust undergraduate science curriculum.

  • You look forward to joining a team of committed library staff working to provide the best services possible to an intensely academic liberal arts community.

  • You enjoy working in a collaborative environment to develop programs for an increasingly diverse student body.

 

What You'll Do

  • Provide instruction and research assistance and conduct other outreach activities that support research and scholarship in the sciences.

  • Contribute to and manage library collections and resources that support the sciences.

  • Provide expertise in scholarly communications and publishing.

  • Play a leadership role in promoting and coordinating open access publishing.

  • Participate in professional activities of the library and the college by leading or serving on committees, providing training and educational opportunities for staff, and developing and maintaining connections with local, regional, and national professional communities.

 

Performance Expectations

  • Knowledge of academic research and practice in mathematics, computer science, and natural sciences.

  • Knowledge of current issues in scholarly communication and publishing practices.

  • Knowledge of lab methods and practices and how those intersect with scholarly communications.

  • Ability to collaborate with others and manage multiple priorities and projects.

  • Strong interest in contributing to the library’s research assistance, instruction, and outreach initiatives.

  • A passion for promoting the use of library collections and services in the undergraduate curriculum, particularly in mathematics and the sciences.

 

Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science
  • An academic degree in science or an equivalent combination of education and experience working in the sciences.

  • Organizational, planning, communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.

  • Experience or interest in supporting diverse populations of students, faculty, and community members.

 

Application Instructions

Click below to apply. You will be directed to Interfolio to create a free account and begin your application. A resume and cover letter are required. You can submit these documents in any format, but pdf works best. In your cover letter please address the following:

  • Why are you interested in this role?
  • Which professional accomplishment are you most proud of?

As you apply online, you will be asked to provide an answer to the following: 

  • All members of Reed's community are expected to contribute to a diverse, equitable and inclusive campus. Employees who experience the most success at Reed are comfortable interacting with a diverse group of students, colleagues and community members. How would you use your skills and experience to contribute to inclusion and community growth at Reed?

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Review of applications will begin on Monday, April 30, 2018
Library Director, Augustana College Augustana College Rock Island, IL

The Thomas Tredway Library at Augustana College seeks a new Library Director. The Tredway Library occupies a central place in both the geography and the culture of Augustana's primarily residential campus. Reporting to the Provost and Dean of the College, the Library Director guides the development of a strategic vision and provides leadership for the library, working effectively with administration, faculty, and staff.

Open until filled
Reference and Government Documents Librarian Drew Universitiy Madison, NJ

Drew University Libraries seek an engaging and user-oriented colleague for the Library Faculty position of Reference and Government Documents Librarian to serve the needs of undergraduate and graduate students and faculty, and to coordinate Drew’s participation in the federal depository system.

April 30, 2018
Discovery Services Librarian position at St Lawrence University St Lawrence University Canton NY

St. Lawrence University invites applications to be our Discovery Services Librarian.  The Libraries & Information Technology (LIT) division of St. Lawrence University provide resources, services, and facilities in support of the university’s educational mission.  The Discovery Services Librarian is responsible for planning, managing, supporting, and evaluating a range of library systems including but not limited to the web discovery platform, Integrated Library System (ILS), and other operational activities and initiatives.

 
ongoing search
Director of Digital Scholarship and Public Services Union College Schenectady, NY 12308

Union College seeks a Director of Content and Digital Library Systems who will provide vision and leadership for library digital infrastructure, workflows, policy and services to support expanding modes of research, teaching and scholarly communication.

April 15, 2018 or until filled
Associate Librarian for Research, Instruction, and Outreach - Search Extended Bowdoin College Brunswick, Maine

The Bowdoin College Library seeks a creative and experienced leader for the position of Associate Librarian for Research, Instruction, and Outreach.  With responsibility for the overall administration and coordination of the Library’s public-facing services, the Associate Librarian will articulate a vision and strategic direction for innovative services in support of teaching, learning, and scholarship; advance the Library’s growing research and instruction program; and engage the campus community in the Library’s events and activities.

Research and Instruction Librarian Wellesley College Wellesley, MA

Wellesley College seeks a highly motivated and creative Research & Instruction Librarian devoted to public service in a liberal arts college environment to act as liaison to literature, language, cultural studies and some related interdisciplinary departments, offering innovative support for the teaching, learning, and academic research in these disciplines.  For the complete posting and to apply online:  https://career.wellesley.edu/postings/2120

Database Maintenance Specialist Wellesley College Wellesley, MA

Wellesley College seeks an experienced, collaborative, and service-oriented Database Maintenance Specialist to support user discovery of library resources at Wellesley College and beyond.  The Database Maintenance Specialist is responsible for maintaining accurate, current data in the library catalog and other discovery platforms, and for assisting in the fulfillment of interlibrary borrowing and lending requests.  For more information and to apply, please visit https://career.wellesley.edu/postings/2088

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