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Assistant Director of Archives and Special Collections University of the South Sewanee, TN

The University of the South invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of University Archives and Special Collections. The primary function of the Assistant Director will be to assist with the management, direction, and coordination of the day-to-day operations of the University Archives and Special Collections.

Responsibilities include: assisting the Director with assessing the department’s activities, developing and implementing process improvements within the department and in conjunction with other library departments.  The Assistant Director will also assist with the preservation of and provision of access to archives and special collections, which includes manuscripts, rare books, art, and artifacts, as well as assisting with the planning, scheduling, and execution of exhibitions in the University Archives and Special Collections. Additionally, the Assistant Director will provide reference and research consultation to faculty, staff, students and other researchers.

A Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science, or related graduate degree is required as well as one to three years’ experience in archives, special collections, or a historical society.  The successful candidate will understand the basic history, theory, and professional practices relating to materials generally found in university archives and special collections departments.  The successful candidate will possess an understanding of nationally accepted standards, tools, and the best practices for archival processing and description, including knowledge of collection management systems. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and experience with social media and web content management.

The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology.  It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. It is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau.  

The University of the South is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse campus environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity educational institution and welcome all qualified applicants without regard to their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

For full consideration applications must be received by November 10, 2014.

http://hr.sewanee.edu/job_postings/assistant-director-of-university-archives-and-special-collections

November 10, 2014
Research and Instruction Librarian Haverford College Haverford, PA

As a member of a team of librarians, provides full range of instruction, reference, research support, user education, outreach, and collection development services.  Provides expert research, instruction and collection development service for assigned fields in the Social Sciences and Sciences.  Collaborates with colleagues at Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore to maintain and improve cooperative relationships among the three colleges' libraries.  Reports to the Lead Research and Instruction Librarian and collaborates strongly with the Science Librarian.

Open until filled
Social Sciences Research & Instruction Librarian Bowdoin College Brunswick, ME

The Bowdoin College Library seeks a dynamic, innovative, service-oriented professional to join a team of librarians who are dedicated to providing high-quality research, instruction, and collection services to students and faculty. Reporting to the Associate Librarian, the Social Sciences Research & Instruction Librarian is responsible for direct outreach to assigned departments and programs, including Sociology & Anthropology, Psychology, Gender and Women’s Studies, and Gay and Lesbian Studies, providing specialized reference services and instruction, and building collections to support teaching and research.

August 15, 2014 for greatest consideration
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