Hartford, CT: Director of Branch Services, Hartford Public Library

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Application Deadline: September 9, 2018

Change your Life. Change the World. Be a member of a team of transformational leaders at the Hartford Public Library (CT) as its next Director of Branch Services. The Director of Branch Services will create an innovative and collaborative team environment, mentor and coach branch managers, and partner with community organizations delivering a high level of service to a supportive and engaged community. The successful candidate will ensure that HPL is delivering exceptional customer experience through impactful programs and services as one of the country’s most innovative and diverse public libraries. This position will have the ability to blend leading-edge library services with the most successful retail and digital applications from a broad spectrum of sectors including education, business, government, and the nonprofit environment. Reporting to the Customer Experience Officer, this position will supervise all branch personnel and branch programs and services. Hartford Public Library, a 501c3 nonprofit, is celebrating 125 years as a public library, and 244 years of offering library services to the residents of Hartford. HPL serves 124,775 residents with 6 branches, a newly renovated Central Library and a $11.5 million annual budget. In FY17, the library staff (96FTE) hosted 860,000 visits and offered over 4,500 programs and classes. Hartford Public Library has gained national recognition in redefining the 21st century urban public library as an innovative and stimulating place where people can learn, discover and explore their interests through a rich array of resources. Continue reading “Hartford, CT: Director of Branch Services, Hartford Public Library”

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New Haven, CT: Arts Librarian for Research Services, Yale University

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Application Deadline: ongoing

The Haas Arts Library at Yale University seeks an engaging service-focused librarian for a newly re-envisioned position at the intersection of arts librarianship and digital collections that provides opportunities for growth and professional development in one of the country’s largest academic arts libraries.

The Haas Arts Library supports renowned programs in visual and performing arts at Yale: the Schools of Art, Architecture, and Drama, and the Departments of Theater Studies and History of Art. As liaison to the Schools of Art and Architecture, the Arts Librarian for Research Services builds relationships to best address the needs of these two prominent studio-based programs. Continue reading “New Haven, CT: Arts Librarian for Research Services, Yale University”

New Haven, CT: Project Archivist, Yale Center for British Art

The Project Archivist for the Paul Mellon Archive is a two-year appointment in the Yale Center for British Art Reference Library and Archives. Reporting to the Senior Archivist for the Institutional Archives, the Project Archivist processes the personal collection of Paul Mellon, founder of the museum. The collection consists of documents, books, photographs, and objects documenting aspects of Paul Mellon’s personal life, his role as … Continue reading New Haven, CT: Project Archivist, Yale Center for British Art

Columbus, OH: Life Sciences Librarian, The Ohio State University

The Life Sciences Librarian will serve as the subject liaison to the College of Pharmacy and the College of Arts and Sciences’ biological sciences programs, and will establish a programmatic approach to building partnerships with and delivering the Libraries’ resources and services to a wide variety of students, faculty, and staff in OSU’s academic community. The Librarian will build a wide-ranging support agenda for research, teaching and learning. Collaboration and engagement will extend beyond the pharmacy
and biological sciences programs to include various life sciences, technology, and interdisciplinary communities and units, programs, and centers across the university.

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New Britain, CT: Digital Humanities Librarian, Central Connecticut State University

Central Connecticut State University’s Elihu Burritt Library seeks a collaborative, creative and enthusiastic Digital Humanities Librarian to join the professional staff.  The successful candidate will provide leadership in identifying trends and emerging technologies in digital humanities and building partnerships and cultivating relationships with key university units to develop digital humanities collections and programs.  The successful candidate will also provide instruction to faculty and students in the area of digital research.  As part of the Reference Department, this position will have responsibility for providing user-centered services in support of teaching, research, and scholarship in the humanities disciplines.  Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body as well as contribute actively and effectively to student growth, service, and scholarship.  Continue reading “New Britain, CT: Digital Humanities Librarian, Central Connecticut State University”

New Britain, CT: Digital Humanities Librarian, Central Connecticut State University

The successful candidate will provide leadership in identifying trends and emerging technologies in digital humanities and building partnerships and cultivating relationships with key university units to develop digital humanities collections and programs. Link to job posting. Continue reading New Britain, CT: Digital Humanities Librarian, Central Connecticut State University

New Have, CT: Digital Scholarship Project Manager, Yale University

Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects for Digital Scholarship Services (DSS) in the Yale University Library. Oversees all aspects of digital scholarship project management. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of projects. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of projects. Familiar with a variety of digital scholarship concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and … Continue reading New Have, CT: Digital Scholarship Project Manager, Yale University

New Haven, CT: Arts Library Special Collections Librarian, Yale University

Reporting to the Director of the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, the Associate Director for Arts Library Special Collections (ALSC) directly oversees ALSC’s collections and research services and instruction program; coordinates the Art Library’s exhibits and events program; and directs the Yale University Library’s Bibliographical Press program. Link to job posting. Continue reading New Haven, CT: Arts Library Special Collections Librarian, Yale University