Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of RUSA Virtual Forum 2023
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Grants & Philanthropic Resources Librarian
Enoch Pratt Free Library The Pratt Library is accepting applications for a Grants and Philanthropic Resources Librarian for the Business Science and Technology (BST) Department of Enoch Pratt Free Library which also serves as the State Library Resource Center (SLRC).
Under the direction of the managing supervisor of the Business Science and Technology Department and in coordination with the Deputy Chief of the State Library Resource Center, the Grants and Philanthropic Resources Librarian works with the Library Grants Collection (print & digital) developing outreach, training, programming and networking statewide.
The successful candidate will have experience in developing outreach services to the library community, an understanding of the basic needs of customers seeking grants related reference assistance, and comfort in developing and presenting training programs for the public and library staff statewide.
Librarian Supervisor I, (Branch Manager)
Enoch Pratt Free Library The Enoch Pratt Free Library’s Neighborhood Library Services Division (NLS) is in search of passionate and dedicated individuals to fill the position of Neighborhood Branch Manager (Librarian Supervisor I) at our Edmondson Ave and Herring Run locations.
Edmondson Ave. branch (EDM) is located in Edmondson Village and serves the Allendale and Rognel Heights communities. This vibrant, majority African-American neighborhood is a lively destination for teens, families, and seniors with a median household income of approximately $45,000. With approximately 6-8 branch team members, this community anchor has free outdoor wifi, community meeting rooms, social impact programs (Peer Recovery and Social Worker in the Library, etc.) as well as the traditional library resources (collections, programs, etc.)
Herring Run branch (HRR) is located adjacent to Erdman Shopping Center and serves the Belair-Edison community. The Herring Run branch has a history of strong community presence and a high level of trust with neighborhood residents. With a median income of approximately $50,000 and an 86% African-American community served by the branch has evolved and diversified, an increasing number of households have sought to build their own small, at-home businesses. HRR has free outdoor wifi, community meeting room, job and career resources, as well as the traditional library resources.
Enoch Pratt Free Library employees may be required to work in any branch in the library systems and can be moved from one branch to another as need dictates. This position does include traveling to branch locations and flexibility on work location is a must. Public service is a priority.
Emerging Workforce Strategist
Enoch Pratt Free Library The Pratt Library is in search of an Emerging Workforce Strategist to manage the Job and Career Center. This position will be responsible for supervising the Career Online Highschool Coordinator and a Library Professional Associate to facilitate career services outreach. The Emerging Workforce Strategist will be expected to participate in statewide collaboration efforts which include participation in the state Workforce community of practice and spearheading initiatives which will increase Workforce opportunities and programming across the state.
Chief, Neighborhood Library Services Division
Enoch Pratt Free Library The Enoch Pratt Free Library is seeking applications for the next Chief of Neighborhood Library Services Division (NLSD). The Pratt Library is on of the oldest free public library systems in the United States, serving the 622,000+ residents of Baltimore through its twenty one branch locations and also serves the 6,000,000 residents of Maryland as the State Library Resource Center.
The renovated Library which opened in 1932 as a ground-breaking 'open to the people' library whose mission is "to empower, enrich, and enhance the quality of life for all through equitable access to information, services, and opportunity." Dedicated patrons, volunteers, and donors enthusiastically support the work of the Enoch Pratt Free Library as it upholds library traditions and embraces the challenges of a rapidly changing library world.
The ideal candidate is a big picture thinker with outstanding leadership and management skills who will bring new and fresh ideas to a changing organization. Excellent communication, talent management and presentation skills are essential.
Dean of Libraries - Florida Institute of Technology
Florida Institute of Technology The Evans Library at Florida Tech seeks an experienced, strategic leader to serve as Dean of Libraries.
The premier private technological university in the Southeast, Florida Tech is a Tier 1 Best National University (U.S. News & World Report) and a Top Technical Institute (Fiske Guide to Colleges), as well as a Top College and Best Value University (Forbes). Florida Tech is known worldwide for its strengths in aerospace, advanced manufacturing, aviation, autism treatment, biomedical science, cybersecurity and machine-learning, and marine science.
The Dean of Libraries reflects and supports the University's mission and strategic plan and provides vision and direction as the Library evolves to support research, learning, and teaching. As the senior academic administrator for the Library, the Dean provides executive leadership and accountability for the successful management of all aspects of the Library's infrastructure, resources, programs, and services. The Dean of Libraries advocates for the Library within the University and the larger community, positioning the Library as the intellectual and cultural hub of the campus.
Science Librarian (2 positions)
University of Florida The George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida invite applications for two Science Librarian positions. We are seeking two innovative and collaborative individuals to join our library faculty, with one serving as liaison to the biological/life sciences and the other to the physical/engineering sciences. The Science Librarian positions are year-round (12-month) tenure-track faculty which provide research assistance, instruction, outreach, and collection management. The librarians work collaboratively and maintain close professional relationships with faculty, students, and staff in assigned liaison departments/institutions/programs.
Graduate Political Science and International Studies Librarian--Salary Range $70,000-$75,000
American University Library The Graduate Political Science and International Studies Librarian will be the point person for research assistance and information literacy instruction in the graduate curriculum in SPA and SIS and will work in partnership with the International Studies Librarian and the Public Affairs Librarian to support faculty research in SPA and SIS. The Graduate Political Science and International Studies Librarian will work closely with the faculty and administration of SPA and SIS to ensure that the University Library is able to meet the research and pedagogical needs of their graduate programs and to increase awareness of library resources and services. This position provides high-level subject specific research assistance to SPA and SIS graduate students and faculty and participates in the baseline information literacy instruction for all students. The Graduate Political Science and International Studies Librarian creates appropriate online tools to support SPA and SIS graduate students. This position serves on library cross-functional teams and participates in decisions that affect the overall research materials collection. The Graduate Political Science and International Studies Librarian assists all relevant entities in self-studies and reaccreditation. The Graduate Political Science and International Studies Librarian consults regularly with SPA and SIS teaching faculty and administrators.
East Carolina University The Department of Interdisciplinary Professions in the College of Education at East Carolina University is seeking one (1) full-time, tenure-track, nine-month faculty member in Library Science. The position is at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor and begins August 2023. The MLS program at East Carolina University has three master’s degree concentrations: academic librarianship, public librarianship, and school librarianship. The teaching mode is primarily asynchronous online.
The candidate for the Assistant/Associate Professor position will teach graduate courses in a fully online format and will serve in additional, value-added capacities to the department through recruitment and retention initiatives, curriculum development and improvement, and accreditation/assessment efforts. The successful candidate will conduct research, teach, and advise students in our ALA-accredited master’s degree program. Program, department, college, university, and professional service is also expected.
Contingent upon availability of funding.
Associate Dean for Collections and Discovery Services
San Diego State University The San Diego State University Library invites applications and nominations for an immediate opening for a 12-month, management position. The Associate Dean for Collections and Discovery Services provides leadership for the design and implementation of strategies for the acquisition, access, discovery, development, management and long-term stewardship of its collections, information resources, and discovery platforms. Additionally, this position works closely with the Dean and others to provide strategic leadership in leveraging consortial managed resources, e.g. Ex Libris Alma, Primo VE, Scholarworks, etc. The Associate Dean collaborates to ensure that students and faculty are connected to information critical to their research, teaching, and learning.
This is a full-time, management (MPP) position with a retreat option to a tenured faculty position in the University Library at a rank consistent with the successful candidate’s presentation of evidence of library service effectiveness, professional growth and development, and service to the library, University, and community. Anticipated salary range for this management position is between $118,000 - $125,500 per year. Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, and vision plans, retirement package, and 24 vacation days per year. For more information, see https://bfa.sdsu.edu/hr/jobs/benefits
This position will remain open until filled. Review will begin immediately, with preference given to applications received by April 24, 2023. Applicants must apply via: http://apply.interfolio.com/122190. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2023.