Kalamazoo, MI: Data Librarian, The University Libraries at Western Michigan University

Data Librarian and Assistant/Associate Professor
Western Michigan University
Direct Link: www.wmujobs.org/applicants/Central?quickFind=56891

The University Libraries at Western Michigan University seeks candidates for the position of Data Librarian. This exciting new opportunity supports Western Michigan University’s commitment to be a learner centered, discovery driven, and globally engaged institution by supporting campus efforts in three key areas: cultivating and participating in campus research collaborations, consulting with researchers, and delivering educational programming.

The Data Librarian will lead new library efforts to support the emerging data needs for a wide range of stakeholders, such as campus researchers, students, and the Office of the Vice President for Research. This new role will define the future of data services within WMU libraries, work to identify campus needs, and develop a new service portfolio to assist the campus community on how to better use, manage, communicate, and preserve data. The Librarian will develop new partnerships to increase the visibility and usability of data resources, support scholarly communications, and deliver instruction on best and emerging practices. Continue reading “Kalamazoo, MI: Data Librarian, The University Libraries at Western Michigan University”

Dearborn, MI: Project Imaging Technician (part-time, temporary), The Henry Ford

As part of an institution-wide grant-funded initiative and to continue to move The Henry Ford’s digitization efforts forward, the Project Imaging Technician facilitates the digitization, description, preservation, and access of archival and library materials related to the topic of entrepreneurship. Link to posting. Continue reading Dearborn, MI: Project Imaging Technician (part-time, temporary), The Henry Ford

Kalamazoo,MI: Librarian in Residence-for Engagement and Inclusion, The University Libraries at Western Michigan University

The University Libraries at Western Michigan University seeks candidates for the position of Librarian in Residence for Engagement and Inclusion. This exciting new opportunity supports Western Michigan University’s commitment to being a learner centered, discovery driven, and globally engaged institution by exploring innovative approaches to connecting the library with its community.

The Librarian in Residence for Engagement and Inclusion will build inclusive community engagement programs in collaborative partnership with a wide range of stakeholders, such as academic and student support offices on campus and community partners outside the university. The Librarian will lead the full lifecycle of program development, including listening for community needs, developing a portfolio of programming, and measuring and articulating impact. The Librarian will champion library programming that features a broad array of perspectives and approaches, including culturally diverse resources, multilingual communication, and passion for inclusion and accessibility. Continue reading “Kalamazoo,MI: Librarian in Residence-for Engagement and Inclusion, The University Libraries at Western Michigan University”

Ann Arbor, MI: Archivist for Digitization Services, University of Michigan

Link to job posting. The Bentley Historical Library seeks a motivated and knowledgeable archivist to join its Curation team in the role of Archivist for Digitization Services. Reporting to the Lead Archivist for Digital Initiatives, the Archivist for Digitization Services will be responsible for filling critical gaps in the daily operations of digital imaging and audiovisual digitization. Continue reading Ann Arbor, MI: Archivist for Digitization Services, University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI: Info Resources Assistant (temporary), University of Michigan

Link to job posting. Reporting to the curator of Graphics Material, this position will focus primarily on cataloging historical photographs, with those related to Native American history as priority. Other work may include transferring fragile historical materials to archival housing, creating written collection descriptions, inventories, flatbed scanning, assisting in the library reading room, and other tasks as needed. Continue reading Ann Arbor, MI: Info Resources Assistant (temporary), University of Michigan

Rochester, MI: Visiting Digital Assets Librarian, Oakland University

Link to job posting. Oakland University’s Kresge Library seeks a versatile, creative, and service-oriented librarian to join us in enhancing the library’s growing digital collections within a collaborative, teaching library environment. The Visiting Digital Assets Librarian contributes to the acquisition, production, and management of the library’s digital assets and e-resources, and provides metadata and technical expertise to advance the library’s strategic goals in support of … Continue reading Rochester, MI: Visiting Digital Assets Librarian, Oakland University

Muskegon, MI: Library Director, Hackley Public Library

Link to Job Posting 
Application Deadline: August 19, 2018

Inform-Inspire-Delight! The Board of Trustees of the Hackley Public Library (Muskegon, MI) is looking to fill the position of Library Director. The Board seeks a Library Director who will inform, inspire and delight its 40,000+ residents through exciting programming, a dedicated staff making a difference, a vital Friends of the Library group, and strong collections – all through a beautiful, historic building (listed on the Michigan Register of Historic Places), in vibrant downtown Muskegon. Governed by a seven-member Board, the Library provides excellent services and programs with 28 staff, and a $1.9 million annual budget. The Library is well supported by its community-approval of a 2014 building bond allowed the Board and staff to identify areas for restoration and repair beginning in 2016. Too, the Library, through its “The Building of Character” fundraising campaign, raised $1.1 million in donations. A key opportunity is implementing the Library’s 2016-2020 Strategic Plan highlighting the Library’s core values: promoting access to knowledge, understanding, and wisdom; overcoming ignorance, intolerance, and indifference; promoting literacy and the free exchange of ideas; and conserving and celebrating its diverse national and local cultural heritage. Continue reading “Muskegon, MI: Library Director, Hackley Public Library”