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Dean, Barnard Library and Academic Information Services Barnard College New York, NY

The Dean oversees all areas of operations for the Barnard Library, including management of budgets, facilities, staff, and collections. She or he is also responsible for the Library’s strategic planning. The Dean supervises six direct reports: the Associate Dean for Teaching, Research and Technology; the Director for Learning Initiatives and Data Services; the Director for Communications and Curator of the Zine Collection; the Director for Archives and Special Collections; the Director for Collection Services; and the Department Assistant. The Dean will work closely with the Dean of the College as well as the Vice President of Information Technology. She or he will serve as an external representative for the College, participating in consortia, conferences, fundraising, and presentations.

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Barnard College has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist in this search process. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Nominations, inquiries, and applications, including a letter of interest describing the individual’s qualifications for the position and curriculum vitae, should be sent in confidence to:

Ponneh Varho, Principal, Beverly Brady, Managing Associate and Talia Greenwald, Associate
Isaacson, Miller, DC
1300 19th Street NW #700
Washington, DC 20036

Barnard College is a women's liberal arts college in New York City and is affiliated with Columbia University.

Open until filled (announced 2/11/15)
Director of Library Research Services & Collections Trinity College Hartford, CT

Trinity College seeks an innovative and forward-thinking librarian to fill a key leadership position in its newly merged Library and Information Technology Services organization.  This is an opportunity to participate in shaping the services and organizational structure of two highly regarded departments that continually seek to enhance their services and support institutional priorities.

The position reports to the Vice President of Information Services and Chief Information Officer. The incumbent serves on the Library and Information Services Division senior leadership team and contributes to division wide strategic planning, policy development, assessment, and resource management. 

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Application review will begin immediately and posting will remain open until position is filled.
Director of Scholarly Information Wheaton College (MA) Norton, Massachusetts

This position supports teaching and learning by managing services focused around the identification, acquisition, creation, curation, and publication 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 works closely with faculty to encourage the use of traditional and evolving scholarly information resources.

Come help us define the NEW collection development activities of the academic library!  We're looking for someone who can honor the traditional responsibilities while exploring new services and resources.

Open until filled
Head of Collection Services Washington and Lee University Lexington, Virginia

Washington and Lee University Library seeks an innovative and service-oriented leader for the Collection Services Department.  The Head of Collection Services coordinates development of all library collections, manages the $1.3 million materials budget, contractual vendor services, and chairs the Collection Management Committee.  The position has primary responsibility for establishing transformative workflows that meet evolving needs in every stage of the resource lifecycle.  The Head of Collection Services oversees the various resource management and discovery systems, including the ILS, discovery layer, archival management system, and institutional repository.  This position will lead in the selection and implementation of a new integrated library system, and supervises the Digital Scholarship Librarian, 1 professional staff, and 4.5 support staff.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To view the full job description and to apply online, visit us at

open until filled
Information Literacy Librarian Colgate University Hamilton, NY

Colgate University seeks an Information Literacy Librarian to coordinate a team of instruction librarians to achieve a multi-faceted instruction program as well as actively participate in research assistance and classroom instruction. The Information Literacy Librarian is directly responsible for the foundational portion of the information literacy curriculum as well as the Major-Specific program which will be developed in cooperation with the university’s academic departments and programs. Full information may be found at

Review begins June 26, 2015 and continues until filled.
Research and Instruction Librarian - Social Sciences 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.  Works with the Digital Scholarship team to provide services to faculty and students in the social 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

July 1, 2015
Science Librarian Haverford College Haverford PA

The Haverford College Libraries seek a creative, collaborative, and enthusiastic Science Librarian to join a supportive, service-oriented team.

Maintain overall responsibility for planning, developing, managing, and evaluating the facilities, services, and resources of two departmental science libraries. Working with other staff in the Libraries, creates and maintains a strong, varied, responsive, and changing program of services to faculty and students in the areas of Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Psychology, and related concentrations. The Science Librarian contributes to the Libraries’ instructional programs, and collaborates with colleagues at the Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore College libraries in a wide variety of collection development, information access, and service functions. Reporting to, the Librarian of the College.

July 16, 2015
Systems Librarian Colgate University Hamilton, NY

Colgate University seeks a Systems Librarian to provide technical expertise, day-to-day administration, and broad support for traditional and emerging library software solutions and standards. This will include first-line support as well as maintenance and implementation in a broad range of systems with primary, sustained focus on the integrated library system (III/Sierra) and Dematic automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS).  Full information may be found at

Review begins June 15, 2015 and continues until filled.
Vice President for Information & Library Services and Librarian Bates College Lewiston, Maine

Bates College ( seeks a broadly qualified, dynamic, and service‐oriented professional to lead all areas of information technology and library services. Reporting to the President, the Vice President for Information & Library Services and Librarian will take a respected legacy organization and position it to continue to play a central role in the success of faculty, students, staff, and the College itself. For a complete postiion descrption and propsectus, see:

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