Assistant/Associate Professor – University Archivist – Tennessee Tech University

Posting Number: 100762
Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
Working Title: University Archivist
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Category: Faculty
 Department: Library Operating
Essential Functions
Responsible for the organization, processing, management, preservation, digitization and building of a high quality archives, special collections, and digital collections, and developing services which will enhance the impact of archives and collections on our students, faculty, scholars and researchers. The University Archivist provides vision and leadership in directing and managing program operations and personnel by setting the program goals, policies, best practices, and assessment metrics for program success and sustainability, by identifying program resource needs, and by facilitating collaborations and partnerships with library and campus units. Identifying, collecting, and providing access to institutional information assets of long-term value in all types including administrative records, faculty collections and University publications. Hiring, training, and supervising student workers and interns. Working with colleagues to develop practical solutions for capture and preservation of core institutional content that is born digital. Working with faculty and Library colleagues to develop creative and sustainable ways to integrate University Archives resources into the curriculum. Responding to internal and external reference requests concerning University history. Identifying and procuring new collections. Assisting in departmental and Libraries’ fundraising, grant-writing, and development efforts. Participating in Library-wide activities including committee work, special projects and programs.
Minimum Qualifications
ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library/Information Science or an advanced degree with relevant experience in archives and continuing education. Three years of experience working as an archivist in an academic or research setting.
Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or higher in history. Experience with archival principles and practices including description, processing, reference, conservation, and outreach. Experience with technology applications in an archives or library, including imaging and editing. Experience with archival materials in a wide variety of formats such as manuscript, audiovisual, digitized or born digital materials. Experience developing digital collections. Familiarity with current trends in academic research and scholarly communications. Experience with principles and practices of records management. Experience in grants development and fundraising. Experience working with donors of archival materials. Familiarity with technology tools used with archival content, e.g., content management tools, such as contentDM and ArchivesSpace.
Commensurate with education and experience. Twelve month, tenure-track position.
Benefits Information
Faculty: Benefits include the accumulation of one sick leave day per month and thirteen (13) University holidays. Other benefits include medical and life insurance (shared cost with the university), retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits. Deferred income and benefits over 12 months.
Posting Date: 07-29-2015
Screening Date (open until filled): 09-09-2015
 Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants will be required to electronically upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts for all degrees conferred (official transcripts required upon hire), and complete contact information for three current professional references. References will be contacted at a later time. Submission of materials is the applicant’s responsibility. Applications without all required documents are incomplete and will not be considered.

Associate Head of Collection Management for Research Engagement – NCSU Libraries, Raliegh, NC

Job Posting: Associate Head of Collection Management for Research Engagement

NCSU Libraries

Raleigh, NC, USA

The NCSU Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Head of Collection Management for Research Engagement to join the department’s management team.  In the Collection Management department, subject specialist librarians develop, maintain, and promote user-focused, demand-driven, and network-based collections that reflect the strengths of the university. Working in a rapidly evolving scholarly communication environment, they apply their knowledge of emerging technologies, disciplinary content, data, bibliometric and computational analysis, and visualization, supporting and partnering with faculty and students in creative and innovative ways. If you are a person who would like to provide leadership in this exciting time of transition, consider applying for this position.

Review of applications is underway; position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. See vacancy announcement with application instructions at AA/OEO. NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. For ADA accommodations, please call (919) 515-3148.

Information Services Librarian / Outreach Librarian – Biomedical Library – University of South Alabama


Children’s Librarian – St. Charles Parish Library

The St. Charles Parish Library is seeking applicants for a dynamic and enthusiastic Children’s Librarian to join our team! View a full job description and minimum qualifications online at

The St. Charles Parish Library is a parish (county) wide public library system consisting of two regional libraries, four branches, a bookmobile and a planetarium. St. Charles Parish is a mix of small towns and rural areas adjacent to the New Orleans metropolitan area (25 minutes from downtown New Orleans) with a population of approximately 52,000. St. Charles Parish Library is an equal opportunity employer.

This position is available immediately and will remain open until filled. Salary range starts at $48,497/year. Actual salary will be commensurate with experience.

How to Apply:

Please send a letter of application, resume, and the name, address and phone number of three references via e-mail to or by mail to the address below:

Leann Benedict, MLIS


St. Charles Parish Library

160 W. Campus Drive

PO Box 1029

Destrehan, LA 70047

Application deadline is 12:00pm on Monday, August 17, 2015

Information Sciences and Business Liaison Librarian – The Pennsylvania State University Libraries


Head, Acquisitions and Serials – University of Tennessee Libraries


Data Management Consultant – John Hopkins University

The Data Management Consultant will provide consultative data management planning support and training to JHU researchers. The primary duties and responsibilities of the job:

  • Manage inquiries from researchers for data management planning support.
  • Provide consultative support to PIs including evaluation of data planning needs, assessing options for sharing data, catering planning to specific granting agency or publisher requirements, and editing data management plans.
  • Track specific scientific domain areas building knowledge and expertise in data types, formats, and needs within domains.
  • Identify data standards, metadata standards, best practices for data management, etc. to continuously build expertise and improve provision of service.
  • Maintain knowledge on a broad range of data repositories including their submission, Intellectual Property, and use arrangements, and provide guidance on repository selection for deposit.
  • Develop and deliver data management training programs including training materials.
  • Proactively collaborate and coordinate with JHUDMS team to implement data management plans, including coordinating data deposits with researchers and preparing collections for archiving in the JHU Data Archive.
  • Collaborate with others in the library to effectively communicate services to faculty, researchers, and departments.
  • Manage short and long-term communications and relationships with PIs, including outreach and training in data management best practices.
  • Liaise with JHU-wide staff and administrators to support the continued integration and visibility of data management services available to researchers.
  • Manage short and long-term communications and relationships with PIs, including outreach and training in data management best practices.
  • Liaise with JHU-wide staff and administrators to support the continued integration and visibility of data management services available to researchers.

Note: 1-2 positions available.

A key partner in the academic enterprise, the library is a leader in the innovative application of information technology and has implemented notable diversity and organizational development programs. The Sheridan Libraries and University Museums are strongly committed to diversity. A strategic goal of the Libraries and Museums is to work toward achieving diversity when recruiting new and promoting existing staff.

The Libraries and Museums prize initiative, creativity, professionalism, and teamwork. For information on the Sheridan Libraries, visit For information on Evergreen Museum and Library and Homewood Museum, visit