Tuscaloosa, AL: Project Manager of Digitizing Alabama Newspaper Project, University of Alabama Libraries

Link to job posting. Application Deadline: November 16, 2018 Project Manager: Digitizing Alabama Newspapers Project, 2018-2019 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 1813-1922 in accordance with National Digital Newspaper Program standards during the grant period. Digitized Alabama newspapers will be included in the Library of … Continue reading Tuscaloosa, AL: Project Manager of Digitizing Alabama Newspaper Project, University of Alabama Libraries

Tuscaloosa, AL: Associate Dean for Research & User Services, University of Alabama Libraries

Link to job posting. Application Deadline: November 30, 2018 The University of Alabama seeks an experienced strategic thinker to join the University Libraries administrative team. The candidate will report to the Dean of University Libraries and will be a member of the University Libraries Executive Committee. The ideal candidate will be an innovative leader with a sense of evolving trends in research libraries, particularly in … Continue reading Tuscaloosa, AL: Associate Dean for Research & User Services, University of Alabama Libraries

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

Link to job posting. Application Deadline: November 5, 2018 THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA LIBRARIES METADATA LIBRARIAN (Two tenure track positions available) RESPONSIBILITIES: The University of Alabama Libraries is seeking two dynamic, highly motivated individuals for the position of Metadata Librarian. Reporting to the Coordinator of Metadata in the Resource Acquisition & Discovery department and working collaboratively in a team with 5 metadata librarians, and appropriate … Continue reading Tuscaloosa, AL: Metadata Librarian – Assistant Professor, University of Alabama Libraries

Tuscaloosa, AL: Multiple Positions, University of Alabama Libraries

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Application Deadline: October 15, 2018

Open Positions: Instructional Design Librarian, Web Technologies Librarian, Web Development Librarian, Coordinator of Access Services  Continue reading “Tuscaloosa, AL: Multiple Positions, University of Alabama Libraries”

Columbus, OH: Metadata Initiatives Librarian, The Ohio State University Libraries

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Application Deadline: ongoing

The University Libraries are currently accelerating and reconfiguring our discovery environment and underlying infrastructures. Building on Digital Collections (https://library.osu.edu/dc) and other digital initiatives, the Metadata Initiatives Librarian will help the University Libraries enhance discovery and use of our rich collections and services. The Metadata Initiatives Librarian will work collaboratively across the organization to advance the University Libraries’ metadata program to initiate, plan, prioritize, document, and execute metadata activities. Act to ensure that metadata for digital collections (often represented by diverse data types) are effectively integrated with traditional library collections across various discovery tools, metadata is migrated between systems, and metadata are being created and maintained according to best practices. Collaborates with Head of Bibliographic Initiatives to position the University Libraries for the future of user-centered description of library collections. Continue reading “Columbus, OH: Metadata Initiatives Librarian, The Ohio State University Libraries”

Tuscaloosa, AL: Electronic Resources Librarian, The University of Alabama

Electronic Resources Librarian-Assistant Professor

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Application Deadline: September 9, 2019

THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA LIBRARIES

RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Coordinator of Acquisitions and Electronic Resources, the Electronic Resources Librarian ensures optimal and accurate access to subscription resources, including databases, electronic journals, and books. The Electronic Resources Librarian supports the development of new methods of subscription and resource acquisition and strives to increase available resources for the UA community. As a faculty librarian in Resource Acquisition & Discovery, this position contributes to the overall management of the area, helping to ensure completion of goals in an efficient manner in support of university and library strategic goals.
The University of Alabama Libraries is engaged as a beta partner on the FOLIO project. The Electronic Resources Librarian will work as part of the FOLIO project management cycle as modules are developed and tested. University Libraries currently is a Voyager site and uses Ebsco Discovery Services as its discovery layer. Continue reading “Tuscaloosa, AL: Electronic Resources Librarian, The University of Alabama”

Tuscaloosa, AL: Metadata Librarians (2), University of Alabama Libraries

METADATA LIBRARIAN (Two positions available)
RESPONSIBILITIES: The University of Alabama Libraries is seeking two dynamic, highly motivated individuals for the position of Metadata Librarian. Reporting to the Coordinator of Metadata in the Resource Acquisition & Discovery department and working collaboratively in a metadata team with 5 librarians, and appropriate units in the Libraries, this position supports the discovery of and access to the Libraries resources through metadata creation, analysis and enrichment. This position will play a role in improving discovery for patrons. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: creating original metadata and complex metadata revision for the Libraries’ digital collections, creating original metadata and complex metadata for special collections materials, performing original and copy cataloging of continuing resources and non-book materials such as sound recordings, and performing authority work, evaluating the effectiveness of catalog data and metadata for resource discovery, participating as a consultant to digital humanities projects with the Alabama Digital Humanities Center, and keeping abreast of current issues and trends in cataloging and metadata. Candidate must also possess the ability to deal with change, ambiguity, and complex problems in an academic setting. Responsibilities of the position evolve as the library environment continues to change. Continue reading “Tuscaloosa, AL: Metadata Librarians (2), University of Alabama Libraries”

Tuscaloosa, AL: Digital Projects Librarian, University of Alabama

Reporting to the Head of Web Technologies and Development, this position is primarily responsible for development, implementation, and project management of technology projects in a collaborative environment, as well as supporting the development and management of the UA Libraries various web interfaces. Link to job posting. Continue reading Tuscaloosa, AL: Digital Projects Librarian, University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL: Coordinator of Creative Media and Instructional Design-Assistant Professor, University of Alabama Libraries

The University of Alabama Libraries seeks a creative and experienced librarian to coordinate creative media and instructional design. Reporting to the Head of Gorgas Information Services, the Coordinator of Creative Media and Instructional Design will supervise operations of the Sanford Media Center and coordinate and facilitate Instructional Design projects for Gorgas Information Services and the University of Alabama Libraries. In addition to performing assigned liaison, instruction, and reference duties, the successful candidate will work independently and collaboratively with multiple departments within and outside the University Libraries to focus on three major areas of responsibility: (1) supervision of media production, instructional operations, outreach, and continual development of the Sanford Media Center
(2) supervision and coordination of instructional design efforts and major projects within the University Libraries
(3) facilitating and assisting relevant stakeholders with the production and dissemination of relevant media assets in line with the Libraries branding and messaging goals. The successful candidate will be committed to continual learning and development of expertise in emerging areas of creative and academic technologies, along with their related best practices in a higher education context, through both regular work-related experience, industry monitoring, and via professional development opportunities. Continue reading “Tuscaloosa, AL: Coordinator of Creative Media and Instructional Design-Assistant Professor, University of Alabama Libraries”