Professional Career Opportunities at:

Duke University;

University of Michigan;

Georgia State University;

Williams College, MA ;

University of Guelph;

University of Connecticut;

Yale University Library;

Tulane University – Cataloging and Metadata Librarian;

Tulane University – Coordinator for Scholarly Resources, Sciences and Engineering;

University of Nebraska Lincoln;

University of Toronto;

Houghton College, NY

Dartmouth College;

National Public Health Coordination Office (NPHCO), University of Massachusetts;

Green Mountain College, VT;

Fairfield University, CT – Senior Reference Librarian & Instruction Coordinator;

Fairfield University, CT – Student Engagement & Outreach Librarian;

Director of Copyright & Scholarly Communications – Duke University

“The Director of Copyright & Scholarly Communications will provide leadership and coordinate scholarly communication activities for Duke University. Working with library colleagues, s/he will offer training and consultative services for the university community about intellectual property issues and their impact on the nature and conduct of scholarly inquiry and instruction. S/he will serve as an advisor to individuals and groups, analyzing specific situations in order to recommend creative solutions and help develop best practices. S/he will also be an advocate for innovation in scholarly publishing with individuals, as well as in regard to institutional and national policies…”

Conservation Librarian / Book & Paper Conservator – University of Michigan

“The University of Michigan Library is seeking a conservation librarian to conserve bound books, maps, documents, and other materials in the within the library’s special collections. This position will coordinate with other conservators to manage and support the care, use, and exhibition of special collections.
The Conservation and Book Repair units in the Department of Preservation and Conservation work in a well-equipped, full-service conservation lab on South Campus in Ann Arbor. This position is part of academic and research library environment. A team of six conservators and technicians, assisted by students, interns, and volunteers, perform exacting handwork to conserve, repair, and care for the library’s print and manuscript collections…”

Department Head, Technical Services – Georgia State University

“Georgia State University Library seeks a … leader for its department of Technical Services. The Department Head will play a leadership role in a service-oriented environment, providing direction for all aspects of cataloging, acquisitions, electronic and continuing resources, including strategic planning, budget management, and management of departmental personnel.

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Collections and Technical Services, the Head of Technical Services provides leadership and vision for the department including developing and implementing creative approaches to the work of the department. The head oversees all activities including purchasing, licensing, facilitating access to licensed content, cataloging of materials in all formats and physical processing of materials. Currently, library services are supported by Ex Libris Voyager integrated library system. All University System of Georgia (USG) libraries are migrating to Alma and are now engaged in the planning process with implementation to begin and be completed during fiscal year 2017…”

Special Collections Librarian – Williams College, MA

“The recently constructed Sawyer Library at Williams College offers an … opportunity for a … Special Collections Librarian to support teaching and research through reference, instruction, outreach, and collection management. This is a full-time, year-round, regular appointment. Reporting to the Head of Special Collections, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to engage in all aspects of special collections librarianship as a member of a dynamic staff…”

Head, Research & Scholarship – University of Guelph

The University of Guelph Library seeks a … librarian to serve as Head, Research & Scholarship, reporting to the Associate Chief Librarian, Research. This is a forward-looking, transformative role for an individual with a passion for a range of services that engage faculty, researchers, and students at the University of Guelph in support of their research and scholarship…”

Head of Metadata & Discovery Services – University of Connecticut

“… Under the general direction of the Associate University Librarian for Collections & Discovery, the Head of Metadata & Discovery Services envisions, leads, and actively participates in strategies to maintain, enhance, and positively transform the UConn Library’s systems for managing collections and powering discovery. This position is responsible for managing and supervising the Metadata & Discovery Services Unit and providing leadership for the metadata-focused work that occurs at the UConn Health and Law School libraries…”

Head, Beinecke Library Digital Services Unit – Yale University Library

“…Position Focus: Under the direction of the Head of Technical Services and working in close collaboration with units across the Beinecke Library and the Yale University Library, the Head of the Digital Services Unit coordinates the Beinecke Library’s digitization program. This includes, its digital projects, and its user experience initiatives to enhance access to and use of Beinecke Library and its collections, including Beinecke Digital Collections, collection web pages, and online exhibits. The Head leads the investigation, development, and implementation of metadata and digitization workflows and standards as well as user interfaces and tools that affect the user experience…”

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library by Lauren Manning [CC 2.0 Generic] via Flickr

Cataloging and Metadata Librarian – Tulane University

“Howard-Tilton Memorial Library invites applications for the position of Cataloging and Metadata Librarian. This position is responsible for supporting metadata-dependent efforts to manage, expose, and share collections with users. We are seeking an innovative, energetic and team-oriented librarian who is accustomed to working in a production-focused environment. The successful candidate will have the knowledge and initiative to assist the library by ensuring the uniform application of standards for resource description of the library?s physical and digital collections…”

Coordinator for Scholarly Resources, Sciences and Engineering – Tulane University

“…The Coordinator for Scholarly Resources for the Sciences and Engineering supports Tulane faculty and students in the life and physical sciences, engineering, and public health. Reporting to the Associate Dean of Libraries, the person in this position coordinates science collection development activities; provides and promotes science and engineering-related workshops and other instructional support; meets with students, faculty, and researchers individually or in groups to provide timely, relevant sources of information; evaluates information needs; and plans, implements, and assesses initiatives that support science faculty and students across campus…”

Learning Resource Design Librarian – University of Nebraska, Lincoln

“…The Learning Resources Design Librarian faculty position will fill our core instruction team with the ability to plan, connect, collaborate, and assess learning and curriculum design that will impact collaboration across campus colleges and departments. This 12-month, tenure-track position follows the scholar-practitioner model providing liaison responsibilities with departments in the social sciences area. Both entry-level and experienced librarians are encouraged to apply. The Learning Resources Design Librarian reports to the Chair of Research and Instructional Services…”

Communications & Liaison Librarian, (Librarian I or II) – University of Toronto

…The University of Toronto Mississauga Library seeks an … librarian for the role of Communications & Liaison Librarian. In collaboration with the Chief Librarian and other UTM Librarians and Staff, the Communications & Liaison Librarian will develop and coordinate the Library’s strategic communications initiatives, as well as coordinate the communication of the Library’s value and impact to the UTM campus and the University. S/he will oversee the Library’s various communications initiatives, for example the Library’s communication of Library indicators, reports, programming, value, and impact, electronic and print publications, the Library’s social media strategies, publicity of events, changes to the Library’s home page, as well as seek opportunities to enhance the positive image of the Library…”

Electronic Resources Librarian – Houghton College, NY

“The Willard J. Houghton Library of Houghton College invites applications for a 10-month full-time faculty Electronic Resources Librarian position. Houghton College is a Christian college of the liberal arts and sciences located in rural western New York. This intimate community consists of 1050 students including undergraduates, adult education, online, and the graduate students of the Greatbatch School of Music…”

Humanities & Social Sciences Librarian – Dartmouth College

“Position Purpose

Provides innovative and effective information, liaison, and collections services to Dartmouth faculty, students, and staff. Core constituencies for Research & Instruction Services in Baker-Berry Library include the faculty, undergraduate students, graduate students, and staff in the humanities and social sciences, and related interdisciplinary programs…”

Reference & Education Coordinator – National Public Health Coordination Office (NPHCO), University of Massachusetts

“…The Education Coordinator designs and implements an instructional program to train users on the best use of information resources available. The ideal candidate: has an interest in working in a non-traditional information environment; has knowledge of or can work with public health topics and its audience’s information needs; can develop instruction across a variety of formats and platforms; and can work in a highly collaborative environment with a small core team, that networks with a variety of collaborators and constituents across the country…”

Director of Public Services, Green Mountain College, VT

“The Public Services Librarian is responsible for the successful operation of programs that promote and enhance patron use of Griswold Library’s entire collection of resources. This position is responsible for the coordination of quality programs that develop information competencies and research skills involving the active engagement of all Library patrons through the provision of a variety of programs and services. The Public Services Librarian works with the library staff to ensure the smooth and efficient functioning of patron access services…”

Senior Reference Librarian & Instruction Coordinator, Fairfield University, CT

The DiMenna-Nyselius Library invites applications from … librarians with a strong public services commitment and an enthusiasm for teaching and student engagement. The successful candidates will be hired at the Librarian II level. The positions may include occasional evening and weekend hours.


Provides dynamic leadership in the development, implementation, promotion, and assessment of the Library’s information literacy program.

Provides reference service and participates in the liaison program…”

Student Engagement & Outreach Librarian, Fairfield University, CT

The DiMenna-Nyselius Library invites applications from … librarians with a strong public services commitment and an enthusiasm for teaching and student engagement. The successful candidates will be hired at the Librarian II level. The positions may include occasional evening and weekend hours.


Provides leadership in the development, implementation, promotion, and assessment of activities aimed at improving undergraduate and graduate student engagement and success.

Provides reference service, participates in the instruction program, and in the liaison program…”

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