|Job Title||Institution||Location||Description||Application Deadline|
|Assistant Director for Library Technologies and Metadata||Davidson College||Davidson, NC||
Davidson College Library seeks a librarian who is both technologically adept and big-picture oriented to lead our systems and cataloging department. 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. The Assistant Director for Library Technologies and Metadata also participates in the creation of, planning for, and implementation of strategic library initiatives. This includes direct participation in creating and managing technical solutions requiring systems administration, programming, and scripting skills. This person leads the development, implementation, and assessment of policies, procedures, and programs in these areas.
This is a full-time, 12-month position. The anticipated start date is no later than summer 2016. Review of applications will begin on April 18, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.
Candidates are asked to submit a resume and a cover letter addressing their experience and skills and how they relate to the mission of Davidson College and the Library. Applicants must also attach a statement of no more than one page describing a programming or scripting project they have done. More information about how to submit an application can be found at https://jobs.davidson.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1460148675517
Consistently ranked among the nation’s top liberal arts colleges, Davidson College is a highly selective, independent liberal arts college located in Davidson, North Carolina, close to the city of Charlotte.
|Review of applications will begin on April 18, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.|
|Head of Digital Scholarship and Technology Services||Vassar College||Poughkeepsie, NY||
Vassar College Libraries seeks collaborative and entrepreneurial candidates for the position of Head of Digital Scholarship and Technology Services. The incumbent will work closely with colleagues to advance the Libraries’ efforts to work with faculty and students pursuing digitally-enhanced modes of learning and research. Along with partners in the Libraries as well as Computing and Information Services, the Head of Digital Scholarship and Technology Services will identify and develop digital projects, technological resources, physical and virtual spaces, and training opportunities that address emerging needs across disciplines. The successful candidate will help to sustain and enhance the Libraries’ longstanding strengths in digital collections, metadata expertise, and long-term stewardship, merging them with faculty work in the digital humanities and digitally-enhanced learning, and offering services to address changing practices in scholarly communications.
|Head of User Services||Vassar College||Poughkeepsie, NY||
Vassar College Libraries seeks a forward-thinking and user-oriented Head of User Services to oversee the operations of the circulation, course reserves, collections maintenance, and interlibrary loan departments, providing consistent and excellent service for library users. Overseeing a unit of 8 union staff, the Head of User Services will work to ensure that these essential user-facing services are highly functional and responsive to the needs of the Vassar community.
|Metadata Librarian||Mount Holyoke College||South Hadley, MA||
Mount Holyoke College seeks a service-oriented and tech-savvy professional to help facilitate access to our outstanding digital collections!
Digital Assets and Preservation Services (DAPS), as part of the Discovery and Access (DnA) division of Library, Information, and Technology Services (LITS), supports the creation, access, management, and preservation of our unique digital collections. This position will work across departments to ensure access and discovery to these important materials. The Metadata Librarian’s position is intended to give an entry-level librarian the opportunity to quickly gain a broad and experience-based understanding of metadata management and bring fresh ideas and new perspectives to LITS. If you: have a passion for metadata; are an enthusiastic and fearless user of technology with the skills and curiosity to learn more; are committed to working collaboratively within a diverse community of faculty, staff, and students; are eager to apply your metadata experience, creativity, flexibility, and sense of humor to our exciting and challenging initiatives, then we encourage you to apply.
Mount Holyoke is committed to fostering multicultural diversity and awareness in its faculty, staff, and student body. Women and persons of color are especially encouraged to apply. The Mount Holyoke campus has grown increasingly diverse over the past fifteen years. We appreciate the complexities of living and working in a diverse world and strive to find ways to redress inequities. We particularly encourage people who share these commitments to submit their applications.
For more information and instructions on how to apply, please visit: http://jobsearch.mtholyoke.edu
Review of applications will begin on May 23 and continue until the position is filled.
|Metadata/Discovery Librarian||Amherst College||Amherst, MA||
|Science Librarian||St. Lawrence University||Canton, New York||
St. Lawrence University seeks an innovative, creative and service-oriented colleague as our next Science Librarian. Part of the Libraries and Information Technology division and reporting to the Director of Libraries, the Science Librarian oversees the Launders Science Library, supervises the Science Library staff, manages the collections, and provides instruction, reference, and research consultation services for students and faculty in the sciences.
|Open until filled|
|Social Sciences and Data Librarian||Vassar College||Poughkeepsie, NY||
Vassar College Libraries seeks creative, collaborative candidates for the position of Social Sciences and Data Librarian. As a member of the Research & Instructional Services department, the Social Sciences and Data Librarian serves as a research consultant, liaison, and collaborator with faculty and students in the Social Sciences departments (e.g. Economics, Anthropology) and related multidisciplinary programs (e.g. Urban Studies).