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Opportunity with the Harvard Library / Metadata Creation Manager

Harvard Library is currently seeking candidates for the position of Metadata Creation Manager.

 Under the supervision of the Head of Metadata Creation (MC) and as a member of the MC managers team, the incumbent facilitates timely access to Harvard Library collections by ensuring the creation and maintenance of discovery metadata for library content in multiple languages and formats.

 Please find the complete position description attached.

To learn more or apply for this role, please visit:


After selecting Administrative/Staff Jobs (either internal or external), click ‘search openings’ and then enter either ‘43781BR’ (Metadata Creation Manager) in the Auto Req ID Field.

Faculty Position at UNC Greensboro

The Department of Library and Information Studies (http://lis.uncg.edu) invites applications and nominations for an Assistant Professor position with expertise in school libraries and in a secondary related area, including instructional technology, public library youth services, youth literature, reading, information literacy of youth, or information needs and use of youth. This nine-month, tenure track position becomes effective August 1, 2018.

Review of applications will begin on October 27, 2017 and will continue until the position is successfully filled.

Please visit https://jobsearch.uncg.edu/postings/9062 for more information about the position and application instructions.

Ford Library at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University has a job opening for a Resource Analytics Librarian.


The Resource Analytics Librarian gathers and synthesizes information to inform decision-making related to library resources, programs and projects. The Resource Analytics Librarian also communicates with, and collects information from database vendors, library users and staff to guide purchases and subscription renewals at terms favorable to the library.

The Resource Analytics Librarian also provides budgetary management for the Ford Library. This position also works as a member of a team that provides reference services to faculty members, staff members and students at the reference desk for a portion of each day. The Resource Analytics Librarian reports to the Associate Dean for Library Services.

For more information on the specific responsibilities of the position, and instructions on how to apply, please visit our web site at:


Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

** Applicants should not reply directly to this posting. Contact information and application instructions are at the web page linked above. **

Reminder: Deadline for 2017 MAC/MLA Annual Meeting Scholarship Applications Approaching (August 26). Re: Apply for ANCHASL scholarship for MAC/MLA 2017 Annual Meeting

Don’t forget: the deadline for submitting your scholarship application to me for the 2017 MAC/MLA Annual Meeting is end-of-day Saturday (August 26). We’ll notify recipients by Thursday, August 31.
Scholarship application forms are available on the ANCHASL Scholarship Committee Web site.

Don’t miss out–apply soon!

Youth Services Job Opportunity in Alexandria VA

Youth Services position

Starting salary range: $51,552.80 – $60,885.50 Annually

To apply please see our ad online: https://alexlibraryva.org/client/en_US/home/?rm=EMPLOYMENT+OPP0%7C%7C%7C1%7C%7C%7C0%7C%7C%7Ctrue&dt=list

Youth Services Manager (Librarian II)

Full Time – 40 Hours/Week – Burke Branch Library

The Youth Services Manager is responsible for operations of the Burke Branch Library Youth Services Team and reports to the Branch Manager.

General Duties:

 Supervises one part-time Library Assistant and one part-time Library Page.

 Plans and implements educational programs and literacy initiatives including summer reading programs for children ages 0-12.

 Collaborates with the Teen Services Coordinator to plan and implement programs and initiatives for young adults.

 Coordinates collection development and maintenance of children’s materials

 Assists children, caregivers, parents, teachers, etc. with requests for information and library materials.

 Coordinates outreach activities with Alexandria City Public Schools, the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities, and related organizations providing Youth Services in the community.

 Stays aware of professional trends and continually works to improve youth services.

 Functions as building officer in the Branch Manager’s absence.

 Weeds and updates the collection and evaluates print and digital resources.

 Participates on system Youth Services Committee and other committees.

 Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities:

 Comprehensive knowledge of children’s and young adult literature, programming and services

 Management and supervisory skills, including team building, time management, and planning

 Excellent communication and customer service skills

 Knowledge of integrated library systems and technology

 Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing library environment

 Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with staff

 Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

 Prior supervisory experience is preferred

Minimum Requirements:

Master’s Degree in Library & Information Science from an ALA-accredited school; at least five years of experience in professional library work, including three or more years of experience in a supervisory capacity at the level of Librarian I; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Applicant must possess or obtain, within 3 months

of hire, a license to practice as a registered professional librarian issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Foreign languages skills preferred.

Salary: $51,552.80 – $60,885.50 Annually


Earns annual and sick leave and is eligible for health insurance, retirement, life insurance, long-term disability and long-term care insurance.

Location: 4701 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA 22304


Hours are scheduled to meet the staffing needs of the Burke Branch, and will include days, evenings and two Saturdays per month.

Application Instructions:

Click here to apply attaching one document containing a cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references, preferably supervisory. Address Cover Letter to Ross Farley, HR Manager, 5005 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22304. Contact with questions: 703-746-1799, or careers@alexandria.lib.va.us.

This position is open until filled

Reidsville High School (Reidsville, NC) is currently seeking a Media Coordinator

Reidsville High School (Reidsville, NC) is currently seeking a Media Coordinator. This is an exciting opportunity as the media center has been renovated to include a variety of innovative spaces.


Included in the media center/maker space are:

  • 2 3D printers
  • Video recording studio (cameras, lights, backdrops, portable green screen, and more)
  • Audio recording studio (Mac, microphones)
  • Flat panel tv with comfortable seating
  • Cafe tables
  • Whiteboard tables
  • Minecraft for EDU installed on desktop computers
  • 30 Dell laptops with Adobe software installed
  • 3 Doodlers, Arduino, Makey-Makey, Electronics Toolkit, and Snap Circuits
  • Arts/ Crafts materials
  • Deconstruction/ Upcycling Station
  • Vinyl Cutter and Heat Press
  • and more

This short video provides snapshots of our students enjoying this renovated space: https://youtu.be/lR1TKwBWPdc


Thank you for sharing this opportunity with your recent students. Those interested may apply at: https://www.rock.k12.nc.us/domain/47

Job Announcement: Government Documents Librarian in Washington DC

LAC Federal is seeking a Government Documents Librarian to work for a federal agency in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Librarian will oversees daily operations of collection management for the Federal Depository Library Program collection. This is a 12 week full time position (40 hour a week; Monday-Friday), no benefits.


  • Oversee daily operations of collection management such as item intake and cataloging, record keeping, weeding, and the retrieval of pertinent un-selected items from the New Electronic Titles list
  • Manages Government Documents page on library website
  • Provides assistance to patrons in accessing depository items and resources.
  • Review of the library’s depository selection profile and makes resulting changes.
  • Create original and copy-cataloged records for monograph, serial, and monograph-as-serial items and uploads these records into the library’s OPAC
  • Proficient in the use of constant data forms


  • Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an institution accredited by the ALA
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in cataloging workflows; Experience with RDA, OCLC, MARC21 and other standards used in cataloging
  • Experience providing reference support
  • GovDocs experience is preferred
  • Various branding, marketing, and promotional activities experience preferred

To apply, please visit: https://goo.gl/qstAmS