Friday, May 31, 2013

Academic Excellence Librarian

SUNY Geneseo seeks a service-oriented, inquisitive and enthusiastic individual to provide reference, library instruction, writing support and supervision of Service Desk student workers in an active liberal arts environment. Situated between the Service Desk and the Center for Academic Excellence, this position plays a major role in maintaining an established system of reference triage and strengthening connections between members within User Services.

During academic semesters, this librarian will work evenings (Sunday-Thursday, 5 pm-1 am) to cover a heavy portion of the library’s daily activity. During summer months and regular holiday breaks, the evening hours will need to be shifted to an earlier time in the day.

Responsibilities will include: 

  • Provides outstanding research support to individuals and groups through in-person, phone, and online consultations
  • Collaborates with lead stakeholders of the Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) to blend, assess and maintain/improve student services
  • Offers workshops of benefit to the CAE’s goals, including plagiarism, the research/writing process, writing style, and study skills
  • Provides late night building supervision, reporting issues to proper campus departments for appropriate resolution and/or taking the necessary independent steps
  • Ensures secure closure of the library each night
  • In cooperation with Digital Media Lab staff and the Library’s Instructional Design team, creates digital assets as tutorials to help expand/support tutor work in the CAE
  • Contributes to the evolution of scholarly publishing practices by assisting campus authors and publishing team with layout, design and editing (e.g., open and traditional textbook projects, e-books, manuscripts and GREAT Day proceedings)
  • Fosters strong, collaborative, ongoing relationships with librarians, faculty, students and staff in an effort to support teaching, learning and research
  • Creates and/or maintains personal, subject, and course-related online research guides and/or instructional tools
  • Participates in the library’s information literacy instruction program, including INTD 105 sessions, GOLD workshops and summer course offerings like local-area high school visits, AOP and RYSAG (all as schedules permit)
  • Completes other duties as assigned
  • Occasional shift changes may occur to accommodate staff meetings

This is a 12-month, full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Senior Assistant Librarian level with attendant expectations for professional competence, service and scholarship. Initial appointment is for two years.


  • Master's degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school or an ALA-approved foreign equivalent;
  • Strong commitment to enhancing service through teamwork and responsiveness to faculty, students, and colleagues;
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication and project management skills;
  • Commitment to providing high-quality public service within a flexible and continually evolving academic library environment


  • Academic reference desk experience
  • Evidence of scholarly writing, editing and/or publishing
  • Experience working with academic tutoring
  • Knowledge of issues in scholarly publishing
  • Previous supervisory experience

Salary is commensurate with qualifications/experience. Comprehensive benefits package included.

SUNY Geneseo is a highly selective public liberal arts college with approximately 5000 students. The campus is located in the historic village of Geneseo in the Finger Lakes region of Western New York, just south of Rochester. The college is consistently ranked by several rating services as being among the best public undergraduate institutions in the country. Geneseo is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges.

Apply online at and submit a faculty application, resume, cover letter and the name/title/contact information of 3 professional references.

Review begins June 17, 2013

All applicants are subject to drug and criminal background checks.

SUNY Geneseo is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. The College actively seeks applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Collection Services Project Manager

-->Northwestern University Library invites nominations and applications for the position of Collection Services Project Manager. We seek an energetic, forward-looking, and technologically aware individual to help transform the library's discovery systems and collection management operations.

JOB SUMMARY: The collection services project manager will work across library departments to plan, coordinate, facilitate, and accomplish projects that improve and enhance collection services at Northwestern University Library. Initial objectives will include: 1) the successful implementation of the ALMA library services platform, which will replace Voyager technical services and fulfillment support functionality; and 2) the achievement of important enhancements and the regularization of management functions that will allow the PRIMO system to replace the Voyager-based online catalog, the MetaLib federated search system, and other currently used resource discovery tools. For more information about this position, go to:

QUALIFICATIONS: MLS or equivalent combination of education and experience. Three or more years’ experience managing projects to successful conclusion; experience managing complex projects involving distributed project teams desirable; project management certification or demonstrated experience with agile and traditional project methodologies preferred. Experience working in a complex academic/research organization. Experience working in a technical service operation of a library; library public services experience also desirable. Experience developing and managing enterprise-level library systems (such as Voyager, PRIMO, SFX, Metalib, ILLiad, Ares, Blackboard); digital repository system experience also desirable.

TO APPLY: Send PDF formatted letter of application, resume or vita, and names of three references to the attention of Jan Hayes, Personnel Librarian, to

Applications received by June 21, 2013 will receive first consideration.

Northwestern University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment eligibility verification required upon hire.


Sunday, May 26, 2013

Associate University Librarian for Research and Learning Services

The Cornell University Library (CUL) stands at the center of intellectual life at the university, fostering connections and knowledge that help faculty, students, and researchers from around the world excel in research, scholarship and creative expression. It supports and enhances faculty and student productivity through its extensive collections, cutting-edge services and facilities, and a deep network of digital resources. Its impact reaches beyond campus boundaries with initiatives that extend the university’s land-grant mission to a global focus.

The Library seeks a creative, knowledgeable, and collaborative Associate University Librarian (AUL) to lead, develop and enhance forward-looking and innovative public services. Reporting directly to the University Librarian and serving as a member of the Library’s Executive Group, the AUL provides vision and leadership for teaching, student learning, research, outreach, and access services to support the evolving needs of the Cornell community. The AUL supervises six senior library directors who comprise the Library Directors’ Management Team and provides overall direction to 100+ academic librarians and staff members in the sixteen libraries on the Ithaca campus. CUL’s virtual and physical libraries offer extensive holdings and knowledgeable professionals embedded in various schools and/or departments throughout the campus.

In a work environment where cross-unit collaboration is expected, the AUL works closely with other AULs and the University Librarian to plan, evaluate, set strategic directions and priorities for the library; sponsors projects and initiatives, such as discovery and access systems; and develops partnership programs within and beyond Cornell. The AUL strengthens library relationships with deans, vice-provosts, and other administrators involved in academic services throughout the university. This includes areas such as undergraduate research initiatives, new student reading projects, virtual library services, and planning for library and information services at the Cornell NYC Tech campus, which will be fully operational by 2017. The successful candidate will have the privilege of working with creative, energetic, and dedicated staff and will enjoy the benefits of contributing to a unique Ivy league/land-grant institution set in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of upstate New York.

  • Creates a shared vision and facilitates the implementation of a comprehensive suite of programs and services to enhance library instruction, scholarly research, liaison activities, and outreach services to meet varying user needs and disciplinary differences;
  • Provides leadership in developing and evaluating public service policies and programs;
  • Facilitates a collaborative process to explore, develop, implement, and refine innovative service models;
  • As a member of the Library Executive Group, develops and implements library priorities that align with the mission and vision of the university, and serves as an advocate for the needs of the academic community;
  • Leads public services with a collaborative and open approach;
  • Mentors and provides professional development opportunities for academic librarians and staff members;
  • Strategically engages in campus-wide initiatives, consortial partnerships, and regional, state, national and international organizations and fosters new partnerships in support of the Library’s goal to expand the Library’s reach through public engagement


Minimum of five years of proven leadership in managing units, departments, teams and projects in an academic research library with a focus on the delivery of public services;

Proven experience in incorporating academic library trends, the university context, and multi-faceted challenges of a rapidly evolving environment.

Ability to engage library staff in planning and delivery of innovative user-centered services;

  • Flexibility and effectiveness to work independently or as team member;
  • Strong ability to inspire, build trust, lead organizational change, foster innovation, and empower staff growth;
  • Skills for building strong internal relationships between the library and academic units and departments and with external entities with whom we partner, as well as a proven ability to cultivate an environment of diversity and inclusion;
  • Experience in financial management, success in grant writing and seeking new sources of funding;
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written skills for communicating complex issues and perspectives to a wide range of constituencies;
  • Strong record of scholarly engagement and professional service, including presentations, publications and service on campus-wide and/or regional or national-level organizations.
  • Master’s degree or higher in library or information science or other relevant discipline; preferred
  • PhD in humanities, social sciences, or science discipline.


One of the leading academic research libraries in the United States, Cornell University Library is a highly valued partner in teaching, research and learning at the university. With an operating budget of over $58 million and a diverse and innovative staff of more than 400, the Library supports 2,700 faculty, 22,000 students and 94 PhD fields. Its world-class collections, expert librarians, responsive services in physical and virtual library spaces inspire and nourish scholarship and learning. To learn more about the Cornell University Library and our strategic plan, visit:

Cornell University is an Ivy League comprehensive research university located in Ithaca in the scenic Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. The town and university offer a unique cosmopolitan and international atmosphere in a beautiful natural setting of waterfalls, gorges, and lakes.


Comprehensive benefits package including 22 vacation days, 11 paid holidays, health insurance, life insurance, and university retirement contributions (TIAACREF and other options), as well as exceptional work/life support programs. Professional travel funding available.

Application Procedure:

Deadline for nominations is June 14, 2013. Review of applications begins on July 12, 2013.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply for this position go to and select the Information for all applicants link, the external or internal applicant link, and search under the job category of Staff and Librarians. This posting is job requisition number 20346. Follow the instructions for online submission – only online submissions will be accepted. Please include a cover letter, resume, and the names, phone numbers, and addresses for three references. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Cornell University, located in Ithaca, New York, is an inclusive, dynamic, and innovative Ivy
League university, and New York's land-grant institution. Its staff, faculty, and students impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas and best practices to further the university's mission of teaching, research, and outreach. We value qualified candidates who can bring to our community a variety of backgrounds and experiences.

Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.

Library Services Administrator

The San Antonio Public Library is actively recruiting for a Library Services Administrator who will oversee and coordinate the operations of the Central Library in San Antonio’s vibrant, diverse community and serve as a member of the Library’s Management Team where you will help determine policy, goals and direction for a growing library system.

SALARY: $32.10 - $54.57 Hourly
$66,769.04 - $113,506.90 Annually

OPENING DATE: 05/02/13

CLOSING DATE: 07/19/13 11:59 PM

Grant Funded: No

Work Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday


Under general direction, is responsible for managerial and administrative functions such as planning, directing, organizing, coordinating, and evaluating services to meet present and future services needs for San Antonio Public Library. Exercises direct supervision over assigned staff.

This position is an "unclassified" position and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission. This position is likewise subject to at-will employment status and can be terminated at any time for any reason.


  • Formulates goals, policies, objectives, plans, and procedures.
  • Provides leadership and direction to professional staff; instructs, coaches, and advises subordinates in developing the knowledge and skills needed in their work and in preparing themselves for growth and advancement in their careers.
  • Confers with and directs supervisors; selects, trains, monitors, counsels, and evaluates the work of assigned staff.
  • Coordinates Library activities to ensure effective library services.
  • Analyzes, plans, and participates in the development of capital improvement projects.
  • Maintains awareness of current developments in library operational techniques and procedures and revises them as necessary.
  • Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of service programs and takes corrective action as needed.
  • Confers with City officials, Library board members, and citizens on library services, policies, and objectives.
  • Prepares and monitors divisional budget documents and participates in the development of the annual library budget.
  • Participates as a member of the Library Management Team in leadership and governance of the library.
  • Performs final interviews and selects personnel for professional positions.
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.


  • Master's Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited university.
  • Six (6) years experience as a professional librarian, to include three (3) years of experience as a branch or Central Library Department Manager.
  • No substitution for education allowed.

  • Experience working in Libraries located in downtown/urban environments.
  • Bilingual.
  • This position requires a valid Class “C” Texas Driver’s License or obtain a valid Class “C” Texas Driver’s License within thirty (30) days after becoming a resident of the State of Texas. Use of your own personal vehicle may at times be required and proof of Liability Insurance will be required.

Physical requirements include visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate computer keyboard. Subject to sitting, standing, walking, and stooping to perform the essential functions. Working conditions are primarily inside an office environment.


  • Knowledge of principles and theories of library science.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of library administration.
  • Knowledge of methods of community analysis for planning library facilities and services.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of budget preparation and administration.
  • Knowledge of capital project management.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of supervision, training, and personnel management.
  • Skill in operating a personal computer, PC applications, and in the use of electronic resources as used in libraries.
  • Skill in supervising, selecting, training, monitoring, counseling, and evaluating assigned staff.
  • Ability to analyze professional and administrative problems and take appropriate action.
  • Ability to assess public needs for library services and evaluate library services and programs in relation to these needs.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and the general public.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing. 
  • Ability to handle all physical requirement of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Substitution Ratio: City employees are allowed to substitute two years of related experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience. Effective July 9, 2010, external applicants must meet the minimum requirements of the job without substitution;

Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing, references, background checks and credential verification. Additionally, since this is a sensitive position, selected applicants must comply with the Texas law enforcement telecommunications system access policy, and you are subject to interval criminal background checks in accordance with Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations. -->


Human Resources Department
San Antonio, TX 78205

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Science and Academic Integration Librarian

We are advertising for Instructor or Assistant Professor.

Assistant Professor:

Supports a college library through providing in-depth consultation with students and faculty and collaboration for the ongoing improvement of instructional programs and practices. Pursues an active scholarly agenda, performs supervisory duties, and participates in college-and university-wide programs and committees as assigned.


Supports a college library through providing in-depth consultation with students and faculty and collaboration for the ongoing improvement of instructional programs and practices.

Queensborough Community College, CUNY, offers associates degrees and certificate programs in a variety of disciplines. The college is committed to academic excellence, innovative pedagogy, and valuing the cultural diversity of our community. Located on a park-like setting in eastern Queens, the college also enjoys the opportunities offered as part of the City University of New York. The library has recently undergone substantial renovations in order to support collaborative learning and attention to the needs of community college students. The library faculty consists of thirteen full-time professionals and six part- time faculty members. Additional information is available at


- Offer face-to-face and online course related information literacy instruction, especially for students enrolled in science courses.

- Develop online learning tools specifically for students in the sciences who need to learn to search and evaluate a variety of disciplinary sources.

- Identify and select appropriate print and electronic materials in the sciences for the library's collection.

- Use innovative pedagogy to help departments meet the information literacy components of Pathways, the new CUNY undergraduate core.

- Take a leadership role in the library's effort to assess our contribution to student learning and participate in using the data to develop new initiatives.

- Provide face-to-face and online reference service. Hours may include day, evening and weekends.

- Represent the library on college and university committees.

- Perform related duties as assigned.

Tenure track faculty must meet the publication and service requirements for tenure and promotion.


All titles require a Master's in Library Science (MLS), Master's in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or closely related discipline from an ALA-accredited institution. Also required is the ability to work with others for the good of the institution.

For appointment as Assistant Professor, a second graduate degree in a subject area or a Ph.D is required.

Required: Undergraduate or graduate degree or substantial coursework in the natural or physical sciences. Experience working with students and faculty in the sciences. Experience working with the databases in the sciences.

Candidates for appointment as an Assistant Professor must also have teaching and reference services experience; one or more years of related professional work experience, preferably in an academic library; excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills; a commitment to innovative and effective user-centered services; knowledge of current trends in innovative pedagogy, assessment of library services and information technology; and superior oral and written communication skills.

Preferred: The successful candidate will show evidence of productive teamwork, creativity, initiative, flexibility and ability to work with diverse populations.


Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


CUNY Job Posting: Faculty


From our job posting system, select "Apply Now", create or log in to a user account, and provide the requested information. If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, access the employment page on our web site and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title.

Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.


We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion

Monday, May 20, 2013

Special Collections LIbrarian

Position Description: Reporting to the Head, Special Collections & University Archives Department, the Special Collections Librarian has curatorial, instruction, and outreach responsibility for map collections and supports a broad range of departmental initiatives.

General responsibilities include:

  • Developing and managing print and manuscript map collections, sensitively building upon existing strengths and exploring new areas for development.
  • Coordinating instruction sessions utilizing map collections, developing public programming, and integrating the history of cartography into departmental activities.
  • Setting priorities for map collection processing and cataloging.Collaborating with colleagues working in areas of collection development, archival and manuscript processing, rare books cataloging, preservation, and digitization.
  • Providing reference services and supporting day-to-day operations, which may include some supervision of staff.
  • Developing donor and dealer relationships, particularly with map collectors, and cultivating campus and community partners.
  • Participating in Libraries’ initiatives outside of Special Collections & University Archives by serving on Libraries’ and campus committees and contributing to other relevant activities and events.
  • Maintaining a course of personal professional development through active participation in rare book, manuscript, and archives professional associations or other professional activities external to the Libraries.
Required Qualifications:
  • Graduate degree in library science from an ALA accredited institution.
  • Demonstrated ability to work creatively in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of or experience with emerging trends in rare book and manuscript librarianship.
  • Demonstrated ability to work productively and sensitively with library and university colleagues, faculty, students, researchers, and donors.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment where consultation, flexibility, collaboration and cooperation are essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity in the workplace or community.
  • Experience or demonstrated knowledge of digital collections, concepts, and techniques.
  • Demonstrated interest in professional development that will enhance the candidate’s value to the Libraries, the University, the profession, or the scholarly community.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience in a Special Collections, archives, or museum environment.
  • Experience in or demonstrated knowledge of the antiquarian map trade, including acquisitions by purchase or donation.
  • Experience in or demonstrated knowledge of the history of cartography.
  • Experience in or demonstrated knowledge of best practices for digital mapping applications.
  • Reading knowledge of one or more Western European languages other than English.

Salary and appointment: Appointment will be made at the Librarian level with a salary range of $43,000 to $46,000. Start date is negotiable. The University of Iowa offers an attractive package of benefits including 24 days of paid vacation per year, your choice between two retirement plans and two University of Iowa health insurance plans, dental insurance, pre-tax child and health care spending accounts, and additional options.

The University of Iowa Libraries: The University of Iowa library system consists of the Main Library, the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences and a number of branch libraries. The Libraries has more than 5 million volumes including thousands of electronic resources and coordinates the development and maintenance of the University’s locally-created open access digital resources including the Iowa Digital Library, featuring close to a million digitized texts, images, and audio and video recordings, as well as Iowa Research Online, our institutional repository. Our Special Collections include over 200,000 rare books, ranging in age from the 15th century to newly created artists’ books.

Library systems are built on a mix of open source, locally developed, hosted services, and vended applications primarily from Ex Libris, OCLC, and Microsoft. The University of Iowa is a member of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), ARL, OCLC, CRL, SPARC, CNI, CLIR, LOCKSS, CLOCKSS, and Portico. The Libraries provides a program of support for professional development activities and its staff members are actively engaged in national cooperative efforts.

The University and Iowa City: A major research and teaching institution, the University of Iowa offers internationally recognized programs in a diverse array of academic, medical, and artistic disciplines, from otolaryngology to fiction writing, printmaking to space science, hydraulic engineering to dance. The University consists of a faculty of 2,000 and a permanent staff of 13,000 serving 30,500 students, more than 40% of whom are from out of state and close to 10,000 of whom are registered in graduate and professional degree programs. Approximately 9% of the University’s faculty and staff and 10% of its student body are members of minority groups, and 8% of the students are from foreign countries.

The University of Iowa is home to the Writers’ Workshop, the oldest graduate creative writing program in the country, and the blueprint for many of the creative writing programs that now thrive on campuses worldwide. It is also home to the International Writing Program where, since 1967, over a thousand writers from more than 120 countries have participated. The University has recently instituted a program in creative writing in Spanish. Finally, UNESCO designated Iowa City as the world’s third City of Literature in 2008.

Iowa City is a community of some 68,000 people (more than 150,000 live in the surrounding area) with excellent educational, recreational, and cultural advantages. It is consistently cited in the national media as a city with an excellent quality of life. The city is readily accessible via interstate highways and a major airport is only 30 minutes away. The community is growing in its diversity; within the Iowa City Community School District, 33% of the students are minority, with 17% identifying as African-American, 9% as Latino/Hispanic, 7% as Asian-American, and .4% as Native American during the 2011/12 school year.

Application Procedure: To apply for this position, please visit the University of Iowa Jobs@UIOWA website at To help facilitate your application process, note the requisition number 62720. Applications must be received by 06/16/2013.


For more information about the University of Iowa Libraries and community, please see

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Branch Manager

The St. Louis Public Library, one of the nation’s top urban libraries, is seeking a Branch Manager with excellent verbal, written and computer skills as well as a strong commitment to serving a diverse community.

The person must have superior abilities in the area of reference and reader’s advisory, knowledge of reference tools, bibliographic sources, cataloging and classification systems and the ability to apply this knowledge to assigned areas of responsibility. Should possess organizational and report writing skills, attention to detail is required. Additionally, operational support is needed in the areas of circulation, statistical reporting, opening and closing of the branch, collection development, presentations and directing daily branch operations, strong professional skills in community outreach and programming. Should be able to meet deadlines and follow SLPL Policies and Procedures. Experience working with diverse populations is a plus.

This position requires a MLS Degree from an ALA Accredited Library School and 3-5 years library managerial experience that includes youth services, public libraries and staff supervision.

St. Louis Public Library offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. Interested applicants should forward a resume to:

St. Louis Public Library
Human Resources
1415 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Fax: 314-539-0335


Assistant Branch Manager

The St. Louis Public Library, one of the nation’s top urban libraries, is seeking an Assistant Branch Manager with excellent verbal, written and computer skills as well as a strong commitment to serving a diverse community.

The person in this position must have knowledge of library materials, issues and trends as well as reference and readers advisory, mediates patron complaints, supervises staff in Regional Branch Manager’s absence, prepares schedules, assigns duties, and evaluates performance to ensure quality service, participates in community events and works with community group in order to promote the Library and its initiatives.

This position requires a MLS Degree from an ALA Accredited Library School and 3 years library managerial experience that includes youth services, public libraries and staff supervision.

St. Louis Public Library offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. Interested applicants should forward a resume to:

St. Louis Public Library
Human Resources
1415 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Fax: 314-539-0335

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Coordinator of Acquisition and Discovery Services

Marquette University Raynor Memorial Libraries seek an innovative and collaborative librarian with strong leadership and managerial skills for the position of Coordinator of Acquisition and Discovery Services.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Develops and implements strategies for the effective acquisition and discovery of library resources in all formats
  • Provides leadership in the management of acquisitions, cataloging and metadata services, including setting policy, establishing workflows and developing and documenting procedures
  • Hires, trains, coordinates, and directs the work of unit staff, including four librarians and nine support staff
  • Monitors and evaluates trends related to resource acquisition, description, discovery and access
  • Fosters a collegial work environment
  • Works collaboratively with other Resource Management Coordinators
  • Develops assessment strategies and maintains statistics for unit activities
  • Contributes to and learns from the profession through local, state, and national professional organizations, presentations, and publications.
  • May assume some collection development liaison responsibilities

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Science
  • Managerial experience in an academic or research library
  • Experience supervising full time staff
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in acquisitions, cataloging and metadata standards, issues, trends and best practices
  • Experience using bibliographic utilities and integrated library systems
  • Working knowledge of metadata standards such as MARC, EAD, and Dublin Core
  • Ability to interact effectively with a broad range of staff within the Library, the University and in collaborative initiatives with other institutions
  • Experience with planning and implementing new services
  • Ability to work effectively and collegially with a diverse population of faculty, students, and staff
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing professional development

Appointment will be made at the Associate Librarian or Librarian rank.

Marquette University is an independent, Catholic, Jesuit doctoral-granting institution with an enrollment of 12,000 located near downtown Milwaukee. Two adjacent and connected library buildings seat 2,150 and house a 1.7 million volume collection, 500 networked resources, and over 22,000 electronic journals.

For full consideration submit application online by July 1, 2013 to the university’s application site: