|Job Title||Institution||Location||Description||Application Deadline|
|Digital Liberal Arts Librarian||Hope College||Holland, Michigan||
The Digital Liberal Arts Librarian position is designed to enhance the liberal arts at Hope College by empowering faculty, librarians, and students to make full and better use of the digital technologies that are reshaping pedagogical approaches and transforming research throughout the liberal arts. This position is designed to allow the library to better support and inspire classroom and library faculty by providing personal assistance, workshop training, and tools to encourage the integration of digital technologies into pedagogy.
Online application and instructions are available at http://www.hope.edu/employment/faculty
|A review of completed applications will begin December 15, 2014.|
|Humanities Liaison Librarian||Dickinson College||Carlisle, PA||
Humanities Liaison Librarian
The Waidner-Spahr Library of Dickinson College seeks an innovative, enthusiastic, and service-driven librarian to join us in shaping services and collections for our humanities departments, including but not limited to Art History, English, Religion, and various interdisciplinary and language programs. Candidates must have at least 2 years’ experience developing and delivering curriculum-integrated information literacy programs, preferably including first-year audiences. Fluency in a Romance language is required. Candidates for this position also must demonstrate knowledge of visual literacies and be able to teach students how to find and effectively use visual media.
The Humanities Liaison Librarian works collaboratively with faculty to develop, teach, and assess student information literacy skills, and to build collections that support teaching, learning, and scholarship. The liaison also cultivates and maintains a strong working relationship with faculty members, and develops an in-depth knowledge of the curriculum to inform classroom teaching and decision-making in collection enhancement. Active engagement in the library and information science profession is encouraged and supported.
The Waidner-Spahr Library has a staff of 25, including 10 librarians, working in a highly collaborative, team-oriented environment. All librarians have shared responsibilities for delivery of instruction, reference services, collection development, and assessment. The library is committed to providing a high level of personalized service to faculty, students, and staff of the College. Dickinson is a residential college; therefore, some evening and weekend work is required.
Founded in 1783, Dickinson College is a highly selective, private liberal-arts college known for its innovative curriculum. Its mission is to offer students a useful education in the arts and sciences that will prepare them for lives as engaged citizens and leaders. We serve 2,300 undergraduates at our 180-acre residential campus located in the heart of historic Carlisle, PA. The college offers more than 40 majors with an emphasis on international studies and language acquisition, and has more than 40 study-abroad programs in 24 countries on six continents.
For a list of specific qualifications and to apply online visit https://jobs.dickinson.edu/. Please include a cover letter describing how your experience qualifies you for the position, a resume, and contact information for three professional references. Paper applications will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin January 5, 2015.
Dickinson College is located in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, which offers excellent quality of life, affordable housing, fall color, and easy access to Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, DC and other major east coast cities. The region has been ranked by Sperling’s BestPlaces as one of the least stressful in the nation. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience; and the College offers excellent benefits.
|Review of applications will begin January 5, 2015.|
|Technical Services & Metadata Librarian||Colby College||Waterville, ME||
Title: Technical Services & Metadata Librarian
Colby College Libraries
Supervisor: Assistant Director for Collections Management
The Colby College Libraries seek a dynamic, engaged, innovative and enthusiastic individual for the position of Technical Services & Metadata Librarian. Reporting to the Assistant Director for Collections Management, the Technical Services & Metadata librarian is responsible for overseeing content management, cataloging, authority control, and metadata of the Libraries’ electronic, digital, and print collections. Colby College Libraries currently add approximately 7,000 individual print monographs per year; most items are processed prior to arrival, though some require original cataloging.
The Technical Services and Metadata Librarian works closely with colleagues in the Collections Management department, as well as librarians and staff in Scholarly Resources & Services, and Digital and Special Collections, to ensure students and faculty have ready access to all collections in their various iterations. In addition, she/he will engage regularly with library colleagues at Bates and Bowdoin colleges on standards, workflows, and procedures involving our shared catalog, CBBcat. In addition, they will support the work of the Assistant Director for Collections Management in the upkeep of electronic resources managed in the Serials Solutions data management system.
Responsibilities and duties
Technical Services & Metadata
Colby is a highly selective liberal arts college located in central Maine. The Colby College Libraries are “central to scholarship” and a key part of the Colby academic program. There are three libraries, a new state of the art storage facility, a staff of 14 professional librarians, 15 support staff, and more than 75 student employees. Colby librarians are faculty without rank, eligible for sabbaticals and are expected to contribute to creative, scholarly, and professional activities, and to participate in library-wide and campus-wide service. A significant reorganization in 2012 resulted in the Libraries being poised for transformational change in the provision of services, collections, and instruction. Bates and Bowdoin Colleges are key partners in building a shared collection and MaineCat, NExpress, and Rapid are used to facilitate resource sharing.
The Colby Libraries is a member of the Oberlin Group, the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), the Council of Libraries and Information Resources (CLIR), the Hathi Trust, the Library Publishing Coalition (LPC), the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) and the Maine Shared Collections Cooperative shared print project.
For more information about the Libraries, visit www.colby.edu/library
Applicants should send the following electronically in PDF format to Stephanie Frost (email@example.com).
Position is open until filled. Priority will be given to applications received by January 3, 2015. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Preferred start date: April 1, 2015
Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes personnel decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and operates in accordance with federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination. For more information about the College, please visit our website: www.colby.edu
|January 2, 2105 or until filled|