|Job Title||Institution||Location||Description||Application Deadline|
|Assistant Director for Customer Service adn Administration||Colby College||Waterville, ME||
We have an exciting opening at the Colby Libraries for a non-librarian who would like an important leadership position. - Assistant Director for Customer Service and Administration
Founded in 1813, Colby is one of America’s most selective colleges. Serving only undergraduates, Colby’s rigorous academic program is rooted in deep exploration of ideas and close interaction with world-class faculty scholars. Students pursue intellectual passions, choosing among 57 majors or developing their own. Independent and collaborative research, study abroad, and internships offer robust opportunities to prepare students for postgraduate success. Colby is home to a community of 1,850 dedicated and diverse students from around the globe. Its Maine location provides easy access to world-class research institutions and civic engagement experiences.
Under the leadership of its new president, David A. Greene, Colby is building on this strong foundation while remaining committed to excellence, to supporting students and faculty at the highest levels, and to the College’s deep liberal arts traditions. This new chapter includes plans for creating innovative academic initiatives and partnerships, strengthening the connections between the liberal arts and the professional world, revitalizing downtown Waterville, and pursuing significant capital projects for performing arts and athletics. Colby invites applicants to apply for the position of:
Colby College Libraries
Full-Time, 12-Month, Exempt, Salaried, Administrative Staff Appointment
The Colby Libraries seeks an Assistant Director for Customer Service and Administration to ensure the Libraries provides the highest degree of services, resources and support to the Colby community. The Assistant Director for Customer Service and Administration functions as the team leader overseeing the operations of Colby’s three libraries. Reporting to the Director of Libraries, the Assistant Director is responsible for managing an expansive portfolio of projects and programs, and a team of four staff members. The Assistant Director serves as a key member of the Libraries’ leadership team, providing high-level oversight/coordination of the Colby Libraries’ access services, customer service excellence, facilities, and marketing. The Assistant Director participates in all aspects of the Libraries’ work through collaboration with the Libraries’ four other teams. He/she builds strong relationships with other learning partners in the Libraries (Academic ITS, Center for Arts and the Humanities, Center for Teaching and Learning, and the Writing Program), as well as the Dean of Students office, Campus Life, Security, and Physical Plant department.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Valid driver’s license required and must meet the College’s Fleet Safety guidelines
This position interacts with students, faculty and staff, alumni, and outside constituencies.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
General open office and campus environment. Position involves sitting, although frequent movement is necessary. Walking, standing, bending, and twisting required. Computer usage involving repetitive hand/wrist motion is also necessary. Lifting up to 30 lbs. may be necessary.
Interested candidates should apply electronically by clicking the "Apply Now" button on the Colby College website. Please submit a letter of interest including salary requirements, resume, and the contact information of three professional references. Materials should be addressed to:
Assistant Director for Customer Service and Administration - Search Committee
A review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to applications received by October 13, 2016.
Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate in its educational programs or employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or military or veteran’s status. Colby is an equal opportunity employer and operates in accordance with federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college.
For more information about the College, please visit our website: www.colby.edu.
|Assistant Director for Library Technologies and Metadata||Davidson College||Davidson, North Carolina||
Davidson College Library seeks a librarian who possesses both technology and management skills to lead our systems and cataloging department and take responsibility for the development, implementation, and assessment of policies, procedures, and programs in these areas. The Assistant Director for Library Technologies and Metadata will serve as a member of the library’s leadership team as well as manage and directly supervise librarians performing the systems, cataloging, and metadata functions. This person also participates in the creation of, planning for, and implementation of strategic library initiatives.
|October 10, 2016|
|Digital Initiatives Librarian & Curator of OWU Historical Collection||Ohio Wesleyan University||Delaware, OH||
The Libraries at Ohio Wesleyan University invites applications for the position of Digital Initiatives Librarian & Curator of the OWU Historical Collection. The successful candidate will have experience implementing digitization projects and familiarity with digital asset management systems such as CONTENTdm and Digital Commons. In addition, they will have familiarity with historical/special collections and the type of research requests and collection development work related to such collections.
For a full job description as well as application information, please visit: https://www.owu.edu/about/offices-services/human-resources/prospective-e...
|Open until filled|
|Discovery Services Librarian||Kenyon College||Gambier, Ohio||October 10, 2016|
|Head of Digital Programs||Amherst College||Amherst, MA||
Please see: https://apply.interfolio.com/36612
|Library Director, Colorado College||Colorado College||Colorado Springs, Colorado||
|October 5, 2016|
|Mellon Digital Projects Manager||Williams College - Williams College Museum of Art||Williamstown, MA||
Williams College is pleased to announce a position of Mellon Digital Projects Manager in the Williams College Museum of Art. This is a full time (40 hours per week), year-round, 3-year term position, reporting to the Museum Director.
The Digital Project Manager oversees all aspects of the Museum's Mellon-funded project to promote increased access to and interaction with the museum's digital collection. They will develop web-accessible tools and make available APIs that facilitate use of the digital collection by faculty, students, and the public. Working closely with museum staff and faculty, the project manager oversees the information architecture needed for the project; conceptualizes front-end interfaces appropriate to intended audiences and visitor experience goals; employs thesauri and metadata standards, and puts in place procedures and workflow for the project. The position oversees contract technical staff, museum cataloguers, and works closely with the Registrar, Engagement, and Communication staff of the Museum and the College's Department of Communications and Office of Information Technology.
|Metadata/Discovery Librarian||Amherst College||Amherst, MA||
The Amherst College Library seeks a talented librarian to join a collaborative and dynamic team as the Metadata/Discovery Librarian. Amherst has profoundly transformed its student body in terms of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and nationality, among other areas. Full-time position, salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
|Sciences Liaison and Technologist||Wheaton College (MA)||Norton, MA||
Wheaton College is a liberal arts undergraduate college with programs in Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math, Computer Science and many interdepartmental programs including Biochemistry, Neuroscience and Environmental Science.
The Science Liaison and Technologist supports teaching and research laboratories and classrooms in the sciences and math. This includes but is not limited to, assisting with specialized software, instrumentation, and classroom technologies. The Liaison and Technologist also assists with creation of instructional videos, webpages, and digital documentation. He or she also works with other liaisons and technologists to assist students in learning skills essential for writing and presenting data in science and math including: searching bibliographic databases, accessing and citing literature, and creating spreadsheets and graphs. The ideal candidate is versatile, flexible and willing to learn new skills and technologies in order to best support the sciences and math. Good communication skills are essential for building working relationships as there are about thirty professors in five departments, with diverse needs and interests in academic and research technology.