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Boston Athenӕum Job Posting. Anticipated start date is mid to late July 2015.

The Boston Athenӕum seeks a professional, collegial, and outgoing Weekend Reference Librarian who will oversee reference and circulation services on weekends at an historic membership library. Hours must include Saturdays (9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) and Sundays (noon to 4:00 p.m.) and other times during weekdays and evenings, up to a total of 20 hours per week. This part-time exempt position reports to the Head of Reader Services. Anticipated start date is mid to late July. See the employment webpage for more information:

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L.A. as Subject Archival Residency Program. Applications are due June 26, 2015

Residency Details:
The Autry National Center Libraries and Archives, the California State University, Northridge (CSUN) Libraries, and the USC Libraries will each host and mentor a Resident Archivist for an initial three-month supervised archival project, followed by three, three-month rotations at L.A. as Subject member archive sites, applying archival standards and practices to make local collections accessible.

A total of three Residents will be hired.

Appointments are for one year only.

$41,600 anticipated hiring maximum, plus benefits

Resident Requirements:
· Completion of an MLIS or equivalent graduate degree (no earlier than May 2013) with an emphasis on Archival Administration
· Ability to travel to assigned rotation sites (3 total), located throughout Los Angeles County and surrounding areas

Candidates will apply directly to the Autry, CSUN Libraries, and/or USC Libraries, Please see direct links to each job announcement below.

Applications are due June 26, 2015. Residents would start work in early November.

For more information please read the Residency Program FAQ or contact Project Coordinator Cindy Mediavilla at

Click here to apply to the Autry National Center

Click here to apply to Cal State University Northridge Libraries (job id# 4773)

Click here to apply to USC Libraries.

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Resident Librarian. Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY). Deadline 06/22/2015.

Job Description
Reporting to the Head of the Learning Commons, the LC Resident Librarian provides core services including reference, instruction, and staff training.
This a two year appointment.

Master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA accredited institution

Job Specific Qualifications
Evidence of strong interest and success with emerging information technologies.
Demonstrated interest in developing a career in academic librarianship.
Evidence of commitment to strong user centered customer service
Adaptability and tolerance for ambiguity in a rapidly changing environment.
Evidence of exceptional interpersonal skills, including ability to effectively communicate with diverse staff and users.
The Learning Commons Resident Librarian serves a two- year appointment.
We encourage members of historically underrepresented groups.

During their first year, they gain experience providing reference, instruction and information literacy services, outreach programming, service on committees, and contributing to departmental and library projects.
They might explore other positions and settings through short-term assignments, job shadowing, co- teaching, or collaborative projects.
There are opportunities to develop one’s own scholarship, to build relationships all over campus, and to contribute to service or program development and policy-making.
Residents are encouraged to test out and share their ideas throughout their residency and to take advantage of the programming and support provided by the library’s cross- unit mentoring program.
The Resident’s second year becomes more focused on their capstone project which could be an original research project, a published article, a conference presentation, or a presentation to the staff of the library. The decision and plan are drafted in consultation with the Resident’s department head.
Some previous Resident activities have included: developing liaison relationships with university units, creating new instructional tools or methodologies, managing various social media, co-planning or managing library events, staffing a different service desk, collaborating with subject librarians on various projects, facilitating a team, and contributing to advertising and assessment initiatives.
Resident librarians receive financial support for professional development and conference attendance. They may also receive funding for participation in programs designed to support and educate early career librarians from underrepresented populations.

Application Instructions
Cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references
Syracuse University is interested in candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of colleagues, students and community members. Women, military veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Syracuse University is an equal opportunity employer, as well as a federal contractor required to take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.

Online application form:

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Resident Librarian for the Life and Health Sciences, Kent State University, Kent, OH. Deadline June 30th, 2015.

Kent State University Libraries invite applications from recent library school graduates for the position of Resident Librarian for the Life and Health Sciences. The position will serve the specialized information needs of students and faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences, the College of Nursing, and the College of Public Health. This is a one-year appointment, with the possibility of renewal for a second year.

Preferred Qualifications:
1.Thorough knowledge of information resources in the life and health sciences.
2. Library experience in a field related to the life or health sciences.
3. Knowledge of current issues and trends in the life and health sciences.

Starting salary: $42,120 (minimum).
Review of applications will begin on June 30, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

To apply for this position and for further information, such as required qualifications, please go to and search for Job #997293.

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Position opening: Data Management Consultant at the Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University Data Management Services (JHUDMS) is seeking a highly motivated, customer oriented, data management professional to join our team. The JHUDMS is a unit within the Sheridan Libraries dedicated to providing research data management services in support of researchers across Johns Hopkins. Service provision includes providing consultative support on data management planning preparation, training and outreach to support better data management planning across the institution, and working with researchers to archive their data in the JHU Data Archive ( This position will join a two other data management consultants within the team to not only provide data management and sharing services but also to help shape and grow services as we continue to respond to the needs of our community. If you have any questions about the position or services please contact Barbara Pralle at

To apply:
Visit the JHU Jobs Web site:
Use “Find your new job” and keyword search: 66079
Or link directly to the position description:

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Subject: Job Posting: Cartographic and Monographic Metadata Librarian

University of Minnesota Libraries, Twin Cities Cartographic and Monographic Metadata Librarian

The University of Minnesota Libraries seeks a motivated, energetic, and collaborative professional to serve as Cartographic & Monographic Metadata Librarian. The ideal candidate provides intellectual access for cartographic resources and monographs held by the University of Minnesota Libraries, including the John R. Borchert Map Library, by performing original and complex copy cataloging in accordance with local and national descriptive and encoding standards, or obtaining suitable vendor-supplied catalog records. The position will design, implement, and manage workflows for original and copy cataloging of cartographic resources. Metadata librarians work with the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services in coordinating metadata projects, training and mentoring support staff within the unit, and writing documentation. The Cartographic & Monographic Metadata Librarian will also participate in Libraries ­wide efforts, such as digital library metadata development. The librarian will also contribute to the profession through research, publication, and professional engagement, as he or she works toward continuous appointment status. This position reports to the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services in the Data Management & Access Department.

Required Qualifications include an American Library Association accredited Master’s degree in Library/Information Science or equivalent combination of advanced degree and relevant experience, and one to three years original cataloging experience, applying current standards and systems including AACR2, RDA, Library of Congress Classification, Library of Congress Subject Headings, and OCLC Connexion and library management and discovery systems

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For complete description and qualifications, and to apply, go to

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

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