Tuscaloosa, AL: Assessment Librarian, University of Alabama Libraries

The University of Alabama Libraries seeks a collaborative, analytical, and detail-oriented individual to fulfill the role of Assessment Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Assessment and Government Information, the ideal candidate for this tenure-track position will have the ability to collaborate across all University Libraries units to formulate, establish, and monitor a systematic, robust, rigorous, and sustainable library assessment program. The Assessment Librarian will oversee University Libraries learning assessments, including training on IRB applications, identifying/monitoring meaningful organizational performance indicators, establishing procedures for and monitoring of all monthly/annual assessment reporting, basic systems administration and help desk support for assessment, as well as user training for all assessment management systems (e.g., LibPAS and LibInsight), and organizing/analyzing assessment data to produce custom reports that support strategic, evidence-based management practices within the UA Libraries. The Assessment Librarian also plays a key role in the University Libraries strategic planning process. Continue reading “Tuscaloosa, AL: Assessment Librarian, University of Alabama Libraries”

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Tuscaloosa, AL: Institutional Repository and Scholarly Communications Librarian/Assistant Professor, University of Alabama Libraries

The University of Alabama Libraries seeks a proactive, team-oriented, and innovative person to serve as Institutional Repository and Scholarly Communications Librarian. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in institutional repository development and management, as well as associated scholarly communications, copyright, publishing, and intellectual property issues. S/he must have a willingness for continual learning, development, and application of additional expertise in these and emerging areas through work-related experiences and professional development opportunities. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Technology, this position works both independently and collaboratively to promote use of the repository (currently DSpace) for university research and publications, including electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs), faculty and student works, open access ejournals and ebooks, data sets, and emerging digital scholarship. This person will lead University Libraries efforts in promoting the Institutional Repository (IR) as an integrated tool in the scholarly communications process on campus. This position also leads the efforts to raise awareness of scholarly communication issues, such as open access publishing and open educational resources. Continue reading “Tuscaloosa, AL: Institutional Repository and Scholarly Communications Librarian/Assistant Professor, University of Alabama Libraries”

Auburn, AL: Web Services Librarian, Auburn University Libraries

Auburn University Libraries seeks an innovative, knowledgeable, and user-focused individual to serve as the Web Services Librarian, reporting to the Associate Dean for Public Services/Head of Research and Instruction Services in the University Libraries. This twelve-month tenure-track position requires professional and scholarly activity as well as service on library and university committees. The successful candidate will provide the leadership that will guide the planning, design and implementation of an improved Auburn University Libraries web presence that enhances the user experience and the Libraries’ role in supporting the research, instruction, extension and service programs of the University. Continue reading “Auburn, AL: Web Services Librarian, Auburn University Libraries”

Tuscaloosa, AL: Research and Instructional Services Librarian Science and Engineering- Assistant Professor, University of Alabama

Link to job posting. Application Deadline: April 29, 2019 The University of Alabama seeks a forward-thinking librarian with innovative ideas for learning-centered approaches to research and instructional services in STEM disciplines. Reporting to the Director of Branch Library Services, this position works with campus faculty to develop instruction materials and library assignments and to identify needs and opportunities for outreach in assigned academic departments. The … Continue reading Tuscaloosa, AL: Research and Instructional Services Librarian Science and Engineering- Assistant Professor, University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL: Web Technologies Librarian (Assistant Professor), University of Alabama Libraries

Link to job posting. Application Deadline: April 15, 2019 The University Libraries of The University of Alabama seeks an innovative, dynamic, and service-oriented professional for the position of Web Technologies Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Web Technologies and Development, this position is responsible for development, implementation, and management of technology projects in a collaborative environment, as well as supporting the development and management of … Continue reading Tuscaloosa, AL: Web Technologies Librarian (Assistant Professor), University of Alabama Libraries

Tuscaloosa, AL: Project Manager, University of Alabama Libraries

Project Manager:
Digitizing Alabama Newspapers Project, 2019-2020

This is a one-year renewable grant-funded position for a general librarian.
The Digitizing Alabama Newspapers Project will digitize 100,000 pages of Alabama newspapers between the years 1813-1963 in accordance with National Digital Newspaper Program standards during the grant period. Digitized Alabama newspapers will be included in the Library of Congress’ Chronicling America database www.loc.gov/chroniclingamerica The Project Manager will manage daily operations and workflow, supervising two student workers, and coordinating the work of other staff contributing to the project. The incumbent must possess strong managerial skills, project management experience, supervisory experience, and knowledge of and experience with technical standards and best practices for digitization and/or microfilm conversion projects. The incumbent will report to the Project Director. Continue reading “Tuscaloosa, AL: Project Manager, University of Alabama Libraries”

Tuscaloosa, AL: Coordinator of Access Services-Assistant or Associate Professor, University of Alabama Libraries

The University of Alabama seeks an energetic and innovative librarian to oversee the management of Access Services in Gorgas Library and the University Libraries Annex. The Coordinator leads, shapes, and oversees the work of faculty and staff engaged in circulation, Interlibrary Loan, document delivery, e-reserves, equipment checkout, technology use and training, and stacks maintenance in the main library and in the Annex. The candidate will oversee setting and assessing strategic directions for these areas. The position reports to the Senior Associate Dean. The incumbent will collaborate with the Director for Branch Library Services who oversees access services in the branches. The position is responsible for managing, hiring, and evaluating faculty members and staff. We are seeking a candidate who has significant supervisory and management experience, both with faculty and staff, as well as with managing projects. This position oversees the day to day management of the area but also develops strategic initiatives for efficient and effective services to faculty, staff, and students across the University Libraries. Continue reading “Tuscaloosa, AL: Coordinator of Access Services-Assistant or Associate Professor, University of Alabama Libraries”

Tuscaloosa, AL: Instructional Design Librarian – Assistant Professor, University of Alabama Libraries

The University of Alabama seeks a proactive, team-oriented, and innovative person to serve as Instructional Design Librarian. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work collaboratively and creatively with Libraries faculty and University faculty to plan, develop, and deliver library instruction and provide instructional design support to University faculty. This position serves a dual role as a librarian supporting faculty, staff, and students through library instruction and research services, as well as supports University faculty as an instructional design specialist. S/he will develop and support training activities for best practices of utilizing instructional technology tools. The Instructional Design Librarian will collaborate with Web Technology and Development to help librarians create and design active learning environments, video production, and digital learning objects. The Instructional Design Librarian will also work with faculty to help integrate research-based information resources into Blackboard. Reporting to the Coordinator of Creative Media and Instructional Design within Gorgas Information Services, the Instructional Design Librarian will participate proactively in the department’s priorities and initiatives and will also engage in professional activities. In addition, the Instructional Design Librarian will work collaboratively with The University of Alabama Faculty Resource Center and the College of Continuing Studies to support online learning initiatives. Continue reading “Tuscaloosa, AL: Instructional Design Librarian – Assistant Professor, University of Alabama Libraries”