New Opportunity with the Harvard Library

Link: Records Manager2017-05-08

The Harvard Library is currently seeking candidates for the position of Records Manager / Archivist for Operations.  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 ‘42507BR’ in the Auto Req ID Field.

Link: Records Manager2017-05-08

NOTICE OF VACANCY: University of Washington – May 5, 2017 TITLE: Geography and Global Studies Librarian


May 5, 2017

TITLE: Geography and Global Studies Librarian

LOCATION: Government Publications, Maps, Microforms and Newspapers Unit; Reference and Research Services Department.

Complete announcement: NOV – May 5, 2017


Serving three campuses, the University of Washington Libraries is one of the largest and most innovative libraries in North America with collections exceeding 9 million volumes, over 500,000 electronic books, more than 120,000 currently received journal titles, as well as millions of scholarly resources in other formats. Beyond the strength of local collections and digital resources, the Libraries is recognized for its excellent service, innovative learning and research spaces, faculty partnerships, global reach, extensive assessment efforts and diverse award-winning staff. The Libraries plays a significant leadership role regionally as a member in the groundbreaking Orbis Cascade Alliance and throughout the profession as evidenced by the number of its staff selected for competitive leadership programs and honored by professional association lifetime achievement awards.



The GMM unit is comprised of three major collections that serve UW faculty, students, and staff, as well as researchers from the local community and around the world. The government publication collection is a depository for publications from the United States federal government, Canada, the United Nations, the European Union, and the State of Washington. The collection also includes documents from international intergovernmental organizations, the City of Seattle, and King County. The map collection includes map sheets, aerial photographs, atlases, and electronic mapping and digital geospatial data for use with GIS software. The microform and newspaper collection includes current national and international newspapers, an extensive collection of newspapers on microfilm, as well as a wide variety of microform sets supporting research in the humanities, social sciences, sciences, and international studies. The unit is part of the Libraries’ Reference and Research Services Department.



The University of Washington Libraries seeks a collaborative, creative, and energetic librarian to provide a range of learning and research services to faculty, students, and staff in Geography and Global Studies. Under the general direction of the Head, Government Publications, Maps, Microforms and Newspapers (GMM), the Geography and Global Studies Librarian serves as the liaison to the Geography Department, the Center for Global Studies, the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, and coordinating liaison to the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies. The librarian has primary responsibility for managing services and collections for geography, international government organizations (IGO), and non-governmental organizations (NGO). Other responsibilities include the provision of GIS services and support to the Geography Department and the Jackson School, and serving as one of the research data services librarians for the social sciences.



To apply for this position, please submit the following information to

  • Cover letter (addressed to Laura Lillard, Director, Libraries Human Resources).
  • Curriculum vitae or resume (include a telephone number, mailing address, email address and salary requirements).
  • List of three references who are knowledgeable of your qualifications for this position, one of which must be your current supervisor (include telephone numbers, mailing addresses, and email addresses).
  • Please use “Librarian Application: Geography and Global Studies Librarian” in the subject heading.
  • Please submit all components in a single, multi-page PDF document. All submissions will be maintained in a secure, password protected online file space during the course of the search. Campus constituents may have access to some material, including CVs.



To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, June 9, 2017.

University of Washington Libraries Home Page is

For questions about this position, or questions regarding potential disability accommodations, please contact Laura Lillard at

Broward County Library Pilot Tackles Digital Divide

As part of an effort to bridge the digital divide, Broward County Library (BCL), FL, in partnership with T-Mobile, the county’s Enterprise Technology Services division, CareerSource Broward, and the School Board of Broward County, has launched a two-year pilot program that will provide 300 tablet computers and data access plans to eligible residents of the Broward Municipal Services District (BMSD).


Two tenure-track job openings at San Jose State University Library

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library at San Jose State University is
seeking an innovative and creative student-centered librarian to provide
leadership in the area of Data Services librarianship. The librarian will
collaborate with faculty, library staff, and campus staff, and will develop
services and support for instruction and research.

Specialization: Data Services Librarian
Job Opening ID (JOID): 24082
Rank: Senior Assistant Librarian, Tenure-track
Submit application to:
Application deadline:  May 31, 2017

Specialization: Student Success Librarian
Job Opening ID (JOID): 24081
Rank: Senior Assistant Librarian, Tenure-track
Submit application to:
Application deadline:  May 31, 2017

SJSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the core
values of inclusion, civility, and respect for each individual.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed
satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU.

2017 Schedule of Summer courses is now available!

The Summer 2017 SLIS Course offerings are now available!

New classes have been added, including courses in Digital Government, Digital Librarianship, Information Security, and many other special topics!
The complete listings can be found here.
Details about our innovative new courses can be found here.

There are two summer sessions:

  • Summer I Session – May 30, 2017 to June 27, 2017
  • Summer II Session – June 29, 2017 to July 28, 2017

Please contact your academic advisor for more information and for assistance to register for courses.


Job Announcement – Lincoln University Library Director


Lincoln University invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of the Library. This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented and adept leader to continue to advance the Inman E. Page Library as an integral part of the Lincoln University educational experience and to collaborate on a vision for the evolving role of the library in learning, teaching and research at the university.

Page Library seeks to be the collaborative intellectual center of the campus and an invaluable resource for students and faculty as well as for outside scholars and community members. The next director has the unique opportunity to shape the development and growth of the library and to re-imagine the strategic goals of the library going forward. The next director should be ready to develop and implement a shared vision for the library that will support the university’s academic mission, lead a strong and talented library staff and judiciously manage the libraries resources. The director will collaborate closely with faculty and administrators to align and integrate the library with academic life on campus.

The successful candidate will bring a deep understanding of technological innovations and challenges facing academic libraries today; a strong commitment to intellectual diversity and inclusion; and a passion for the mission and goals of an outstanding liberal arts and research university.

The candidate will have experience in the development and expectations of a strategic vision, a record of successful staff development and team-building, the expertise to balance support for the library’s traditional services with the development of new approaches to teaching, learning, scholarship and dissemination of knowledge.

In summary the new director is expected to –
• Develop and articulate a vision and long-term plan for library
• Initiate and strengthen collaborations with faculty and other departments on campus
• Provide inspiring leadership and support to dedicated staff
• Value and advance diversity
• Guide the continuing evolution of academic information services and adoption of new technologies
Qualifications –
• MLS from an ALA- accredited program or other appropriate degree required; an additional master’s degree or PhD is preferred
• 5 years minimum of progressively responsible library work experience required
• Evidence of effective budget management skills
• Knowledge of assessment tools and use of d a ta to evaluate programs and services
• Strong understanding of the issues of scholarly communication and open access and other challenges facing the 21st century academic library
• Proven involvement and leadership at national and regional levels on academic library issues
Submit Lincoln University employment application, resume/curriculum vita, official transcript of highest degree earned, five letters of recommendation and letter of application to: Human Resource Services, Lincoln University, 101 Young Hall, PO Box 29, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0029 or email: Lincoln University is “An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer.”

Job Posting: Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Art Collections Specialist

Position: Collections Specialist, Smithsonian Institution

To view this job opportunity, click the link below and you will be sent to AAM jobHQ where you can apply if you are interested.

Job Summary
Position: Collections Specialist
Employer: Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Art
Location: Washington D.C., Dist. Columbia, United States


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