Chicago, IL; Research Librarian, Northwestern University

Research Librarian position opening. Come join our team!

Galter Health Sciences Library at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine seeks a friendly and outgoing individual to join our research and information services team, to strengthen support of faculty, students, and staff on matters pertaining to their scholarly and research endeavors in the basic science and/or clinical research setting. Early career librarians are encouraged to apply.

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Nevada, IA; Assistant Director, Nevada Public Library

POSITION SUMMARY:

We are seeking a talented, innovative, and forward-thinking Librarian to fill the position of Assistant Director at the Nevada Public Library.  The position reports to the Director and must able to perform a multitude of library tasks.  In the absence of the Library Director, the Assistant Director assumes the responsibility of library operations.

The Assistant Director will assist in implementing programming, managing library collections, supervising students, and coordinating volunteers.  This position will involve substantial contact with patrons, so excellent communication skills are necessary.  It is essential that the person in this position is familiar with a wide range of software programs, operating systems, and mobile devices in order to assist our patrons with technology-related questions and perform job-related duties.  Please see the full job description below.

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Providence, RI; Digital Humanities Librarian, Brown University

DIGITAL HUMANITIES LIBRARIAN

The Brown University Library seeks an innovative and service-oriented individual to be the Digital Humanities Librarian.  The Digital Humanities Librarian plays a central role in the integration of digital tools, resources, and methodologies with traditional resources and approaches to research, teaching, and learning in the humanities. As part of the core staff of the Center for Digital Scholarship, the Digital Humanities Librarian will report to the Center’s Director and work together with fellow CDS staff, colleagues within Research and Outreach Services and Digital Technologies, and other staff to promote digital humanities activities in the Library and the University. The Digital Humanities Librarian will take a proactive approach to working with faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, and fellow librarians and staff to collaborate on established digital projects and develop new, sustainable research projects, classroom support, and instruction in digital methods in the humanities. This position will also serve as a liaison to one or more academic departments in the humanities, providing instruction and collections development.

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Kalamazoo, MI; Digital Projects Librarian, Western Michigan University

Description

The University Libraries at Western Michigan University seeks candidates for the tenure-track, fiscal-year position of Digital Projects Librarian.

The Digital Projects Librarian oversees a portfolio of digital library projects and provides the coordination and technical expertise needed to complete projects successfully. This position works collaboratively with librarians and staff to determine project priorities, technical standards and workflows for locally-held collections. The Digital Projects Librarian also takes an active role in grant-supported and multi-institution projects, such as the Michigan Hub for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). The position coordinates and optimizes ongoing workflows in the realm of digitization, digital object publication and digital preservation and works collaboratively with the Cataloging and Metadata Librarian on metadata creation.

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Providence, RI; Scanning Technician, Brown University

Job Description:

The Scanning Technician is a part-time 22.5 hours per week (60%) 3-year fixed-term position.  The technician is responsible for digital conversion of non-book materials using in-house equipment, ensuring quality control of those images, performing post-processing work and uploading files and metadata to the Luna image management system.  The incumbent works independently within priorities and processes established by Library management.  This position is production-oriented and is expected to meet targets of digitizing and uploading 2500 items per year at a minimum.

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NYC, NY; Systems and Information Technology Librarian, Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Thomas J. Watson Library in The Metropolitan Museum of Art is pleased to announce an opening for the position of Systems and Information Technology Librarian. This is a special opportunity to contribute to the success of an innovative and productive art library at a world-class museum while learning and applying new skills.

The Systems and Information Technology Librarian performs essential service-focused activities in Watson Library’s team-based environment. The successful candidate will administer and maintain the library’s integrated library system and ensure its optimal performance and continuous development; manage the library’s hardware and software applications; and play an active role in the library’s extensive digital initiatives. He or she will be a core member of several technical services teams and will provide reference and research support to library patrons. The individual will work collaboratively with library colleagues to regularly assess procedures and will develop strategies for the implementation of technologies to enhance access to the collections, to increase productivity, and to streamline workflows. There will also be opportunities to work collaboratively with the departments of Digital Media and Information Systems and Technology to coordinate and continuously improve library systems and services Museum-wide.

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NYC, NY; Archivist, Contemporary Art Gallery

Description

Contemporary Chelsea gallery is seeking an experienced candidate to fill the role of Archivist. The Archivist works closely with the Director of Communications as well as the sales and artist management teams to ensure artwork is documented and image requests are serviced in a timely fashion. The Archivist also acts as a liaison between artists and press. The successful candidate is self-motivated and able to work both independently and also with a larger team. The Archivist must have excellent writing and communication skills with a strong attention to detail in a fast-paced environment. Previous experience processing image requests for artists is required.

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NYC, NY; Archives & Publication Intern (paid); Paul Kasman Gallery

Description

Paul Kasmin Gallery is seeking an intern to assist in processing a large volume of unsorted archival materials, separating out certain types of content for photography or digitization; and to then catalogue, organize, and tag the physical and digital materials into a well-organized database, searchable by keywords.

We seek candidates with a solid general knowledge of good archival practices, and a working knowledge of Excel and Photoshop. While the position is not a manual labor position, all applicants should be able to comfortably move around archival boxes weighing up to 50 lbs.

Application Instructions / Public Contact Information

Please submit a cover letter and CV, with the title of the position in the subject line, to applications@paulkasmingallery.com. No walk-ins or phone calls please.

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Washington DC; Metadata and Research Librarian, LAC Group

LAC Federal, an LAC Group company, is looking for an experienced Metadata and Research Librarian to work at a major Federal Library in the DC area. The Librarian will work with a Federal information center to assist in acquiring, evaluating and synthesizing research and information products focused on scientific research related to food safety and nutrition. We are looking for someone with sufficient knowledge and expertise to collect, track, and store data in databases and communicate the needs of the information center with the agency’s IT specialists. This is a 12 month contract, full time (40 hour a week; Monday to Friday) benefited position.

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NYC, NY; Kress Fellow, New York Art Resources Consortium

The New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC), comprised of the research libraries of The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), The Frick Collection, and the Brooklyn Museum, invites applications for a Fellow position generously funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. This fellowship will provide an emerging librarian with a unique opportunity to learn the operations of two leading art museum libraries, experience hands-on training in the field of public information services, and gain an in-depth understanding of developing digital tools for researchers in the field. The Kress Fellow will spend time at the Frick (6 months) and MoMA (8 months) for a total of 14 months in the Fellow position.

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