|Job Title||Institution||Location||Description||Application Deadline|
|Director of Academic Content||Wheaton College (MA)||Norton, Massachusetts||
Wheaton College (MA) seeks an innovative and service-oriented professional for the position of Director of Academic Content.
The Director of Academic Content supports teaching and learning by managing services focused around the creation, curation, publication and consumption of scholarly information resources. The successful candidate will have a firm grasp of current scholarly information available via print or e-publishing options while also focusing on new models of discovery, creation, curation, and access beyond ownership, including digitization, open access research, digital humanities archives, institutional repositories, institutional publishing, data mining initiatives, open educational resources (OERs), and consortial collaborations. This position looks at the evolving world of acquisitions, collection development, digital publishing, and more!
Come help us define new ways of meeting our community’s needs for scholarly information!
|Open until Filled|
|Special Collections Librarian and University Archivist||Furman University||Greenville, SC||
The Furman University Libraries seek a dynamic, enthusiastic, and outreach-oriented librarian to lead the Special Collections and Archives department. The Special Collections Librarian and University Archivist provides leadership in the facilitation of learning, teaching and research, focusing on the use of special collections and archives materials. Working collaboratively with faculty and staff, the librarian builds the collections to support the curriculum and manages the organization and preservation of materials in all collections and formats.
|Review begins on 2/9; continues until filled.|
|Content Services Librarian||Franklin & Marshall College||Lancaster, PA||
The Franklin & Marshall College Library seeks a service-oriented, forward-thinking leader for Content Services. This position reports directly to the College Librarian, and is responsible for overseeing the acquisition, licensing, organization and description of library material in all formats.
This is a great professional opportunity for a person ready to lead a team of 4 full-time and 1 part-time staff. The successful candidate will work well in a changing environment, have a direct affect on collection development policy, act as a liaison to academic departments and work at times to support research and instructional services.
We are looking for a person interested in continuing to grow our relationships with Information Technology Services, the Faculty Center and other relevant campus areas. The College Library is also implementing space redesigns and developing possibilities in digital scholarship/preservation and instructional technology – we welcome applicants who can contribute to the above efforts.
Required qualifications: Significant academic library experience in acquisitions and cataloging, demonstrated supervisory experience, relevant knowledge of current trends in content services, excellent communication skills with students and staff, and enthusiasm for the undergraduate liberal arts environment. An MLS from an ALA-accredited graduate school is strongly preferred.
This is a full-time, 12-month position. Review of applications will begin in January and the position is open until filled. For more information about the position and the College, and to apply, please visit our Careers site. Please see the College site for more information about F&M.
|Director of Library Services, Eckerd College (FL)||Eckerd College||St. Petersburg, FL||
Eckerd College, the only independent national liberal arts college in Florida, is searching for a new director for the Armacost Library. The successful candidate will bring to the position a strategic vision for integrating the services of a traditional library with the opportunities afforded by emerging technologies in an academic setting; knowledge of all aspects of library operations; strong interpersonal and leadership skills; a record of scholarly engagement and professional service; and demonstrated abilities as a problem solver able to work effectively with library personnel, faculty, college administrators, students, and academic support services. The Director of the Library reports directly to the Dean of Faculty.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Candidates must hold an MLS from an ALA-accredited program and at least five years of progressively responsible positions in an academic library. Preference will be given to candidates holding a second master's or an earned doctoral degree.
Application should include a letter of application, vita, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and contact information for three References so that letters of recommendation can be requested via www.eckerd.edu/hr/employment. Applications must be complete by March 23, 2015. Qualified candidates must be authorized to work in the United States for the College. EOE. Applications from women/minorities encouraged.
|March 23, 2015|
|Assessment Librarian||Claremont Colleges Library||Claremont, California||
The Claremont Colleges Library seeks an energetic, innovative, knowledgeable, and productive individual to join its new leadership team as Assessment Librarian. This position offers an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, service-oriented professional with strong planning, analytical, communication, and evaluation skills to help transform the library into a vibrant, exciting, and user-driven physical and virtual center for teaching, learning, and research. Reporting to the A.J. McFadden Dean of the Library, and working closely with other members of the leadership team, the successful candidate will have broad responsibility for ensuring that the library further develops a culture of assessment, asserts its value to those it serves, and successfully implements its new strategic plan.
|February 20, 2015|