Fond du Lac, WI; Youth Librarian, Fond du Lac Public Library

Youth Librarian

Are you looking for a job where your focus is to get kids, teens and families excited about the library in different ways? Do you want to live in a dynamic, family-friendly community? Would you like to try new things by working for an innovative and ever-changing library? Are you able to get on the floor with toddlers during Storytime in the morning and then switch gears to lead an active teen book club in the afternoon? If so, then the Fond du Lac Public Library is seeking you!

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Fond du Lac, WI; Research and Outreach Services Librarian, Fond du Lac Public Library

The Fond du Lac Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and tech-savvy librarian to join our Adult Services team. Primary responsibilities will include developing new community partnerships and programs for adults, providing reference and readers’ advisory service, selecting and maintaining materials in the adult collection and monitoring trends in technology and website design. To help meet our strategic goals, we are seeking a flexible, innovative and collaborative professional with a positive attitude who is eager to try new things.

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Fennimore, WI; Director, Southwest Wisconsin Library System

The Southwest Wisconsin Library System (SWLS) Board of Trustees is looking for a collaborative, innovative Director with demonstrated leadership skills, excellent communication skills and the ability to take SWLS to the next level of providing excellent services to its 28 member public libraries.

SWLS is one of sixteen public library systems in the state of Wisconsin. As a public library system, SWLS provides such services as delivery, management of a shared integrated library system, continuing education workshops, technology support, and consulting on issues related to public libraries to 28 independent public libraries. SWLS’ territory covers five counties with an approximate population of 126,000. Located in Wisconsin’s driftless region, the rolling hills, streams and rivers make this area one of the most beautiful in the state.

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Greenwich, CT; Manager-Information Services, Greenwich Library

“A great community deserves a great library, but the notion of a great library is rapidly changing in the 21st century.” If this speaks to you as a library professional, consider joining the Greenwich Library–and its highly talented team of professionals—as its next Division Manager for Information Services. As a key contributor of the eight-member Library Leadership Team, this position is responsible for the success of programs and services in the following departments: Children’s Services, Young Adult, Adult Reference (including Business, Music, Health, and Local History), Technology Training, and a start-up Innovation Lab. For 200 years, Greenwich Library has served as the intellectual and cultural hub of its community and is completing its strategic plan, “Connecting Our Community.” Greenwich Library, a Library Journal “Five Star Library”, proudly serves the 62,755 residents of the Town of Greenwich through its Main Library (104,000 s/f) and two branch libraries, the Byram Shubert Library and the Cos Cob Library. With a dedicated staff of 91, a collection of nearly 450,000 items and a $9.4 million annual budget from public and private sources, the Library circulates 1.2 million items and hosts 645,000 visitors annually.

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Boston, MA; Textile Collections Cataloger, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

In 2013 the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum launched an initiative to improve the visitor experience by committing to improve access, management and preservation of our collection through collection digitization and collection care.  The Textile Collections Cataloguer will work on a cross-departmental team to inventory, house, and catalogue the historic fifteenth- to early twentieth- century textiles.

Responsibilities 

  • With oversight from Senior Textile Conservator: identify, inventory, photograph, assess condition, and re-house textiles in storage in compliance with collection management best practices.  This includes working with the physical collection, labeling and organizing boxed and rolled textiles to improve current textile storage conditions.
  • Catalogue collection objects in Embark, the Collection Management database, including data entry ,provenance and bibliographic research using primary archival, registration, conservation, and curatorial records and secondary sources
  • Enter researched data into Embark in accordance with data entry standards and submit records for review, as well as, edit records as requested by supervisor
  • Clean up metadata in the Textiles Storage Database,  a legacy Filemaker Pro database, in preparation for data migration to Embark; reconcile data between the two systems
  • Provide administrative support to the digitization team to enable the museum to achieve the project’s goals
  • Maintain and update analog curatorial object files

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Reno, NV; Digital Humanities Specialist, University of Nevada-Reno

The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Digital Humanities Specialist, in conjunction with the Digital Initiatives Librarian. The incumbent will build and maintain the library digital collections and support faculty, staff, and students to find innovative ways to organize and creatively curate research online. This position will be responsible for the digitization and interactive curation of digital collections and/or exhibits by using a variety of technologies and experiential online formats. The position will also create, edit, or enhance metadata for primary resources added to library digital collections which will require the candidate to have excellent researching skills.

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Madison, WI; Digital Curation Coordinator, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Technology Strategy and Data Services, the Digital Curation Coordinator will work in close collaboration with the AUL, the Assistant Director for Digital Library and Preservation Strategy, the Director of Scholarly Communication, and other library stakeholders to provide programmatic leadership pertaining to a variety of digital library services including digital curation, research data management, digital scholarship and digital preservation.

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Staten Island, NY; Lead Photo Archivist (P-T), Alice Austen House

Position
The Alice Austen House seeks an experienced and responsible Lead Photo Archivist to examine, assess and catalog the museum’s primary collection of Alice Austen’s photographs and related works on paper. The preferred candidate will be responsible for daily oversight of this term collections project including adherence to collections management protocol and will be supported in this endeavor by the Assistant Archivist. The culmination of this project will be a fully completed item level catalog of the museum’s photographic materials utilizing PastPerfect collections software, including identification of specific photographic process and item condition documentation. This position is project-based and grant-funded, and requires an availability to work on-site on Staten Island. The Lead Photo Archivist reports to the Executive Director.

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Princeton, NJ; Collections Cataloguer, Princeton University

The Collections Cataloguer (CC) will be responsible for the full cataloguing of selected works of art in the Asian Art collection of the Princeton University Art Museum. Information will be recorded in the Museum Collections Information System (TMS) utilizing best practices in the cataloguing of works of art. As part of the Museum’s Information and Technology department, reporting to the Manager of Collections Information and working closely with the Asian art curatorial department, the CC will focus on retrospective cataloguing of high impact works of Asian Art. This is a one-year full-time term position with benefits.

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Aiken, SC; Library Instruction Coordinator, University of South Carolina-Aiken

Responsibilities: provide leadership for the library instruction program; collaborate with campus faculty to integrate information literacy into the university curriculum; teach and coordinate library instruction classes; lead new initiatives and keep current with best practices in information literacy and library instruction; address distance education needs; and provide outreach to the community. Also responsible for delivery of general reference service which may include evening and weekend hours.

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