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”

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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”

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

Link to Job Posting
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”