Library and Information Science
Coal and Coke Heritage Center Archivist
The Pennsylvania State University Libraries
The Pennsylvania State University Libraries seek applications and nominations for the
position of Coal and Coke Heritage Center Archivist. Under the direction of the Eberly
Family Special Collections Library at University Park, the person appointed to this two
year, fixed term faculty position will arrange, describe, manage, and make accessible
the collections held by the Coal and Coke Heritage Center on the Eberly Campus in Lemont
Accessions, arranges, describes, and creates finding aids for all CCHC archival
and manuscript collections in compliance with local and national processing standards
as set by the UP Special Collections Library staff.
Works with CCHC staff and the Head of the Special Collections Library to
establish priorities and deadlines for processing projects.
Works with the UP Special Collections Cataloging Team to provide/update collection
level information in the University Libraries’ catalog.
Performs regular reporting of metrics for processing projects.
Works in cooperation with Fayette Campus Library staff, CCHC staff and volunteers,
and the UP Special Collections Library to develop an ongoing collections management
plan for the Center.
Provides reference service and outreach to faculty, students, the community, and
other researchers for CCHC collections.
Supervises part-time, volunteer staff, and docents at the CCHC
Completes other special projects as assigned/directed.
Participates in local, regional, or national professional organizations; enrich
professional expertise by attending conferences and continuing education opportunities.
Minimum qualifications are a MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited program (or
equivalent), or a Masters in Information Science, Archival Science, or related field.
Experience with arrangement and description of archival and manuscript
Working knowledge of archival and descriptive standards, including DACS, EAD,
MARC, LCSH, and Dublin Core.
Knowledge of basic preservation standards for archival and manuscript collections.
Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
Excellent technical skills, including experience with Microsoft Office, cataloging
systems, and EAD authoring tools.
Ability to work effectively, both independently and collaboratively, in a collegial
Project management experience.
Experience using the Archivist's Toolkit.
Knowledge of XSLT and EAD stylesheet authoring.
Experience with oral history and industry-related archival collections.
Familiarity with Southwestern Pennsylvania history and the Connellsville Coke
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Send a letter of application or nomination, resumé, and the names and contact
information of three professional references to Search Committee, The Pennsylvania
State University, Box CCHC-AFAS, 511 Paterno Library, University Park, PA 16802.
Applications and nominations may also be sent by email. Please
reference Box CCHC-AFAS in the email subject line. Review of candidates will
begin on July 19, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Employment will
require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University
Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and diversity of its
Chair, Department of Special and Area Studies Collections
Associate University Librarian or University Librarian
The George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, seeks applications and nominations
for the position of Department Chair for Special and Area Studies Collections. The successful
candidate will be a forward thinking leader who is knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the
changing nature of librarianship for special collections and area studies collections.
Reporting to the Associate Dean for Scholarly Resources and Research Services, this position
is a key member of the Library team, ensuring organizational effectiveness, efficiency, and
development of policies for library operations.
The Department Chair for Special and Area Studies Collections is a tenure track library
position which will provide leadership, strategic vision and direction for the department
by blending traditional academic library practices with innovation to expand collections and
usage, redesign spaces, and increase available resources. The Chair works collaboratively
with departmental colleagues to assess strengths and weaknesses in the various collections,
to determine priorities, to establish policies, and to develop departmental service plansthat
enhance and support the academic mission of the University.
The library encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions and consequently
the Chair of Special and Area Studies Collections will serve on various committees and teams.
To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the
Chair will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races,
ethnicities, genders, and perspectives in work activities. The Chair, Special and Area Studies
Collections will pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication,
and professional service activities in order to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the
diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members
of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.
The search will remain open until filled, and review of applications will begin on November 1, 2012.
Interested candidates should follow the application procedures outline on the Position Vacancy Announcement
by clicking here.
All inquiries and submissions of required application materials should be sent by email to Bonnie J. Smith,
Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office.
Student Engagement & Community Outreach Librarian Position Opening
Oregon State University Libraries & Press (OSUL&P) invites applications for
the position of Student Engagement & Community Outreach Librarian, a full-time
(1.00 FTE), 12-month, tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level.
We are looking for an energetic, forward-thinking colleague interested in developing
and implementing programs and initiatives aimed at improving undergraduate student
success at the university. Strong interpersonal skills are essential: the successful
candidate will be a strong advocate for underserved student populations. Working
independently and collaboratively with OSUL&P colleagues, the Student Engagement &
Community Outreach Librarian will work directly with student groups, and will seek
out and build relationships with student-centered units and programs across campus,
especially those supporting traditionally underserved populations. He or she will work
both independently and collaboratively with colleagues in the Teaching and Engagement
department to support the Libraries’ instruction program and to develop innovative new
This is a tenure-track position. The successful candidate will actively participate in
research, contribute to the university’s teaching mission, and engage in professional service.
Entry-level or early career librarians are encouraged to apply.
OSU is an AA/EOE, and has a policy of being responsive to dual-career needs.
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 07/01/2013. The full
announcement and application instructions are available
by clicking here.
If you have any questions about this position please contact Hannah Gascho Rempel
Click here for more information