|Job Title||Institution||Location||Description||Application Deadline|
|Director of Teaching, Learning, and Research (Reopened)||Smith College||Northampton, MA||
Smith College Libraries seeks a dynamic, accomplished, and innovative librarian to lead its newly formed
Teaching, Learning, and Research Group.
As leader of the Teaching, Learning, and Research Group, the Director provides vision, leadership,
planning, and management to advance all aspects of research services - including a robust information
literacy program, faculty liaison programs, collection development, learning environments, outreach and
assessment, and digital scholarship - through strategic planning, user-centered services, best practices,
and emerging technologies. The Director promotes open and active communication across the group
and fosters effective collaborations in the Libraries, the College, and the Five Colleges consortium. The
Director engages directly with students and faculty as an active teacher in the Information Literacy
Serving on the Library Leadership Team, the Director of Teaching, Learning, and Research works
with fellow directors to realize the mission and vision of the Libraries. She/he contributes to library-
wide strategic planning, policy development, assessment, and resource management. The Director
demonstrates leadership in and commitment to the concepts and practices of a “learning organization”
throughout the Libraries.
Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program or a foreign equivalent; advanced degree or graduate
work in a subject discipline strongly desired; 5 years of progressively responsible experience in planning,
implementing, and managing reference/research services; teaching experience, information literacy and
collection development; substantial supervisory and leadership experience; experience in successfully
leading and implementing change; strong understanding of current issues, trends, and technologies;
solid subject knowledge in a liberal arts discipline; or an equivalent combination of education and
The successful candidate will:
Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College offers an opportunity to live and work in an area known
for its lively arts scene as well as the strong cultural and intellectual life of the Five Colleges and natural
beauty of the Pioneer Valley.
Review of applications will begin on December 30, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
To be considered for this position and to review a full position description, apply online at https://
research. A Position Profile is available at http://www.smith.edu/libraries/libraries/sites/default/files/TLR_positionprofile.pdf
Smith College is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.
|Application Reviews will begin on December 30, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.|
|Electronic Resources & Serials Librarian||Rollins||Winter Park, FL||
The Olin Library at Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, is seeking an Electronic Resources & Serials Librarian to negotiate and manage contracts and licenses for electronic resources and subscriptions across formats, and to manage the related data in support of the Olin Library’s collections.
|Open until filled.|
|Academic Technology Specialist||Occidental College||Los Angeles||
Occidental College advances a technologically dynamic, collaborative, and accessible liberal arts and sciences environment. We seek an innovative academic technology specialist to join our diverse team of librarians and disciplinary specialists 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 instructional design, multi-modal scholarly communication, learning management systems, and critical making. Reports to Head of Instruction and Research.
|Open until filled|
|Systems and Applications Manager||Mount Holyoke College||South Hadley, MA||
Mount Holyoke College Library, Information, and Technology Services (LITS) seeks a service-oriented and innovative technologist to help us manage critical academic and administrative services, including our learning management system, digital library and archives, Google Apps, and identity infrastructure.
This is a full-time position reporting to the Head of Networking, Systems, and Application Support. Our department is highly collaborative, working across LITS and throughout the College to assess campus priorities, support technical infrastructure and applications, and participate on project teams. We also maintain a strong working relationship with our peers in the Five College consortium - Amherst College, Smith College, Hampshire College, and UMASS Amherst. We value colleagues who are engaged and proactive problem-solvers with excellent communication skills. Flexibility, creativity, and a sense of humor are essential. If you have a passion for libraries and digital initiatives, developing technology to support a dynamic learning environment, and are committed to working collaboratively within a diverse community of faculty, staff, and students, then we encourage you to apply.
Responsibilities include: implementing and maintaining systems and applications on multiple platforms; ensuring system interoperability, security, and standards compliance; integrating related services; and writing and maintaining documentation. Technical requirements include: server and storage area network setup and management, server operating system administration, web application administration and support, shell scripting, and experience using at least one programming language in either a web application programming or application integration context. Desirable skills include relational database management and programming, web services programming (SOAP and/or REST), knowledge of identity management applications and protocols, and familiarity with digital preservation tools and workflows, especially in a library context. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience is required.
You can find more information and apply online at: http://jobsearch.mtholyoke.edu. Mount Holyoke is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to fostering multicultural diversity in its staff, faculty, and students. Women and people of color are especially encouraged to apply.
|Review of applications will begin January 6, 2014|
|Special Collections Librarian and Archivist of the College||Grinnell College||Grinnell, IA||
The Grinnell College Libraries seek a Special Collections librarian who is passionate about the role Special Collections can play in an undergraduate, liberal arts education, starting summer or fall 2014. Appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor possible. Required qualification: Master’s degree accredited by the American Library Association. Interested candidates should review the full position description and additional list of required and preferred qualifications at http://web.grinnell.edu/dean/PD_Special_Collections_Librarian_Archivist.pdf.
|13 December 2013|
|Associate Archivist||Davidson College||Davidson, North Carolina||
Davidson College, a nationally recognized liberal arts college, invites applications for the position of Associate Archivist. As a new practitioner, and member of the Archives and Special Collections team, you will be mentored by professionally active senior team members with over 55 years of experience at Davidson as you help expand our digital projects and contribute to all facets of the department’s activities.
|open until filled|
|Science Librarian (Search Reopened)||College of Wooster||Wooster, Ohio||
The College of Wooster Libraries seeks a dynamic, creative, and service-oriented colleague as our next Science Librarian. Reporting to the Director of Libraries, the Science Librarian oversees the award-winning Timken Science Library, supervises the Science Library Associate and student workers, and serves as the primary liaison to students and faculty from the sciences.
|Review begins Nov. 1, 2013|
|Assistant Director for Collections Management||Colby College||Waterville, ME||
Colby College Libraries seek a dynamic individual for the position of Assistant Director for Collections Management. He/she leads the operations of the Collections Management Group including Resource Sharing, Acquisitions, Serials, E-Resources, Cataloging/Metadata, Storage Facility and Stacks Maintenance, and Collection Development. This position provides leadership and innovation for the department while managing human, financial, and other resources to ensure efficient operations. This position reports directly to the Director of Libraries and is a member of the Libraries’ Leadership Team.
|Open until filled|
|Digital Collections Librarian||Bryn Mawr College||Bryn Mawr, PA||
SUMMARY: The Digital Collections Librarian is responsible for coordinating the creation and maintenance of digital collections and databases that draw upon the holdings of the Special Collections Department, and for working with faculty, students, and staff in the development of digital collections, including the preservation of born-digital records which document the history of the College. The Digital Collections Librarian is based in the Special Collections Department, and is responsible for managing the collections of historical photographs and for participating in patron services and other regular business of the department. The Digital Collections Specialist will also work closely with colleagues throughout the Information Services Department, and with colleagues within the TriColleges (Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore Colleges).
EDUCATION AND ABILITIES:
REQUIRED: Master’s degree from a Library/Information Science program or Museum Studies program, or Master’s degree in a relevant subject area with extensive experience working with cultural collections and experience working with collection management software, databases, and digital collections. Knowledge of metadata and encoding standards, strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of people are essential.