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Job Opportunity: Instructional Assessment Librarian, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Job TitleInstructional Assessment Librarian
CompanyUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)
LocationKraemer Family Library
SalaryGenerally starting at $45,000 – $48,000 annually
Posting Websitehttps://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=24942&lang=en#.YkNkvwTBLl0.link
Required Experience • Master’s Degree from an ALA accredited school by position start date.
• 3 months experience or 1 semester of coursework in reference and instruction.
Sample Job Responsibilities • Develop assessment instruments that produce actionable feedback for improving course integrated and workshop-based information literacy instruction.
• Consult with librarians to help them choose or develop appropriate methods to assess and improve their information literacy instruction.
• Collaborate with the Instructional and Research Services department in developing assessable learning outcomes and assessment methods that support the ongoing development of the information literacy instruction partnership with the First Year Rhetoric and Writing Program.
• Use reference interaction data to identify trends and frequently asked questions with the goal of maintaining responsive public FAQs/knowledge bases on the library website and identifying training opportunities for public facing library faculty, staff, and students.
• Provide face-to-face and online information literacy instruction in library workshops, the Gateway Program Seminar, the First Year Rhetoric and Writing Program, and assigned liaison department(s). This may include night and weekend classes.
Provide service at the Research Assistance Desk, including occasional nights and weekends.
• Serve as a liaison to academic divisions or departments, providing collection development, library instruction, and research assistance.
• Participate in the development and evaluation of policies, procedures, and goals for the Instructional and Research Services department and the Kraemer Family Library.
• Demonstrate a commitment to the academic or campus community through library, campus, CU System, or professional service activities.
DeadlinePriority will be given to applications submitted by April 10, 2022. However, this posting will remain open until filled.

Job Opportunity – Web Services Librarian: University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Job TitleWeb Services Librarian
CompanyUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)
LocationKraemer Family Library
SalaryGenerally starting at $50,000 – $57,000 annually
Posting Websitehttps://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=25116&lang=en#.YkNkv1K-LvU.link
Required Experience • Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school completed by start date
• 3 months (or 1 semester) of experience or coursework in web development
• Experience with editing at least one website in Drupal or another content management systems
• 3 months (or 1 semester) of experience or coursework with HTML, CSS, and other web programming languages
Sample Job Responsibilities • Develop and evaluate the library’s frontend web presences and discovery services for continuous improvement, and collect and report usages statistics for these web services.
• Assist the Instruction and Research Services department with managing the UX for LibGuides and other SpringShare products.
• Use APIs, scripts, and automation tools to create system interoperability between the library’s web presences and share dynamic content between them.   
• Serve on the Library Marketing Team, Library Assessment Team, UCCS Web Advisory Group, and UCCS Digital Accessibility Committee.  
• Provide service at the Research Assistance Desk, including occasional nights and weekends.
• Serve as liaison to one or more academic units, providing collection development, library instruction and research assistance.
• Develop professionally as a member of the academic community through such scholarly activities as research projects, publications, continuing education, attendance at conferences, professional service, and university and library service.
• Maintain a portfolio
DeadlinePriority will be given to applications submitted by April 25, 2022. However, this posting will remain open until filled.

Job Opportunity: Photoarchivist: Frick Art Reference Library, NYC

Job TitlePhotoarchivist
CompanyThe Frick Collection
LocationNew York, NY
SalaryRegular workweek is 35 hours, Mondays-Fridays; hours worked in excess of 35 per workweek are paid at time- and-a-half. Rate of pay is commensurate to experience. Compensation range: $25.27-$27.47 or $46,000-$50,000 annually.
Posting Websitehttps://www.frick.org/careers/photoarchivist
Required ExperienceMaster’s degree in art history preferred or library and information science from an ALA-accredited university. Strong art historical research background and reading knowledge of one or more foreign language(s). Familiarity with ExLibris Alma and Primo VE. Basic understanding of cataloging standards and MARC21 is desired. Experience with handling of archival materials, basics of project management, social media content creation and strategy, and organizing and leading public programs. Demonstrated ability to think and problem solve creatively, learn quickly, manage multiple projects in a timely manner, and apply new technologies and metadata standards. Knowledge of linked data principles such as Wikidata, BIBFRAME, and Linked Art is a plus. Ability to work independently and in a team environment with a broad range of library and museum colleagues. Commitment to professional development and growth and excellent written and oral communication skills.
Sample Job Responsibilitieshe Photoarchivist assists in the curation of the physical and digital Photoarchive collections, which includes creating and updating detailed library catalog records, preparing materials for digitization, processing gifts of photographic material, and coordinating shipments of Photoarchive material to and from off-site storage facilities. The Photoarchivist also provides support for the discovery of and access to the Photoarchive’s content; assists scholars and museum professionals with art historical research; works with Communications and Editorial departments to develop and create digital content for blogs, social media and webinars; serves as a member of internal working groups; and represents the library in cross-institutional initiatives.
Application ProcessPlease send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to:
Associate Chief Librarian, Content
at jobs@frick.org (include “Photoarchivist” in subject line of email)
Frick Madison
30 East 75th Street
New York, NY 10021

Job Opportunity – Project Archivist, Special Collections – Yale University – New Haven, CT

Job TitleProject Archivist
CompanyYale University – Library
LocationHaas Arts Library – New Haven, CT
Full-time/Part-timeFull-time – 2 year term
SalaryLibrarian (00) – wage website
Posting Websitehttps://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?partnerid=25053&siteid=5248&PageType=JobDetails&jobid=1528702#jobDetails=1528702_5248
Required Experience1. Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent accredited degree, with formal training in archival theory and practice. In selected instances, a post-graduate degree in museum studies or a related discipline in the humanities or social sciences may be substituted for a master’s degree in library science.
2. Experience arranging and describing or providing public services for manuscript and/or archival collections.
3. Experience working collaboratively and independently with varied groups within a complex organization and rapidly changing, team environment.
4. Demonstrated knowledge of archival theory and practice may be substituted for formal training.
5. Demonstrated knowledge of current national data content and structure standards related to the archival control of collection materials.
6. Demonstrated knowledge of archival and library management systems.
7. Demonstrated job or school experience with basic preservation and conservation standards for archival and manuscript collections.
8. Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications and analytical ability.
9. Demonstrated record of designing projects and bringing them to a conclusion in a timely fashion. 
Sample Job Responsibilities 1. Assume a variety of responsibilities related to manuscript and archival material in all formats, including selection, appraisal, arrangement and description, preservation, and access and outreach.
2. Work in libraries across university campuses to meet the needs of local, national, and international teaching and research communities.
3. Assist with management of printed collections, as assigned.
4. Assist, if necessary, with disaster recovery efforts.
5. May perform other duties as assigned.

Job Opportunity: Liaison Librarian for Architecture – Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

Posting Website


Pittsburgh, PA

Open Date

Feb 06, 2022


Mar 14, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


Carnegie Mellon University Libraries invites applications from qualified candidates for the faculty position of Liaison Librarian to the School of Architecture (SoA). This role involves the provision of services to support education and research in SoA, home to 37 faculty, and to 400 students enrolled in two baccalaureate degree programs, and a number of highly specialized masters’ and doctoral programs. The successful candidate will provide reference support and coordinate research access in the University’s Architecture Archives.


Accredited degree in library and information science and/or a PhD or advanced degree in architecture or a closely related field. Previous experience in academic or architecture libraries or in architecture research and education are highly desirable.

We invite you to apply if you have experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Architecture librarianship or information management
  • Architecture education, research, or professional practice
  • Research data management or digital curation, preferably in architecture or associated fields
  • Academic librarianship in a research-intensive university

Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within the University Libraries. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work. 

We strongly encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized and/or underrepresented in academic librarianship and who will contribute to the breadth of our organization.

Application Instructions

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume, cover letter, diversity statement, and contact information for three academic or professional references with your application online through Interfolio.

Please visit “Why Carnegie Mellon” to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world. Please visit CMU Libraries to find out more about our work. Please visit SoA to learn more about the education and research priorities of the School of Architecture. Applications will be reviewed starting March 15th and will continue until the position is filled. 

Job Opportunity: Digital Archivist – Jacob’s Pillow: Becket, MA

Job TitleDigital Archivist
CompanyJacob’s Pillow
LocationBecket, MA
Posting Websitehttps://www.jacobspillow.org/employment/
Required Experience • Master’s degree in Library/Information Science or related field.
• Two years of experience working with digital collections in a library or archival setting.
• Experience implementing and maintaining Digital Asset Management systems.
• Familiarity with digitization standards (hardware and software) for analog media (audiovisual, photographic materials, documents, etc.) and/or experience working with digitization vendors.
• Knowledge of library information technology standards, protocols, issues, and trends—particularly in relation to digitization, digital asset management, digital format sustainability, digital preservation, normalization/migration, and preservation metadata standards and schemas.
• Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and accessibility with experience enacting those values in a library or archives setting.
Sample Job Responsibilities • Overseeing the preservation of all digital objects in the Jacob’s Pillow Archives. 
• Managing the appraisal of digital objects and facilitating the ingestion of archival digital materials into the Jacob’s Pillow Archives.
• Cataloguing digital objects in Collective Access—Jacob’s Pillow’s content management system.
• Facilitating digital reference and online engagement resources
Application Instructions:To view the full description and apply, please visit: https://www.jacobspillow.org/employment/

Job Opportunity: Data Analyst – Content Indexing – Bloomberg : Princeton, NJ

Job TitleData Analyst – Content Indexing
LocationPrinceton, NJ
SalaryNot disclosed
Posting Websitehttps://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/96623
Required Experience • Bachelor’s degree in disciplines such as Library Science, Linguistics, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Computer Science, Business, Finance, or other computer-related specialization
• Strong interest/ knowledge in financial and economic news
• Excellent problem solving skills and ability to pay close attention to detail
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Proven understanding of customer service and experience in building strong relationships with stakeholders
• 1 – 3 years of professional project management experience in information management with the ability to deliver on tight deadlines
• Working knowledge of a programming or query language and experience of using it for a data analysis/data science project (e.g. R, Python, JavaScript, SQL, etc.)
Sample Job Responsibilities • Use specialized software in order to create hierarchical rules that automatically classify Bloomberg and third-party news, as well as data from social media sites. You need to have a keen interest in news and perform research in order to identify news topics and modify or create news classification rules accordingly.
• Identify accurate and reliable news sources and act as subject matter expert for the news product.
• Identify opportunities to create efficiency in our processes and execute on your ideas.
• Collaborate with our partners in Product Strategy, Sales, Analytics and Engineering to understand our clients’ needs and build a market-leading news product. In addition, you will also partner with our Sales and Analytics groups to promote our news product and ensure strong customer uptake.
• Develop cutting-edge processes focused on natural language processing, data science, machine learning, and text analysis as we build the next generation of Bloomberg’s proprietary news classification products.

Job Opportunity: Archivist II (Hispanic Collections) – Houston Public Library: Houston, TX -Closes 12/28!

Job TitleArchivist II (Hispanic Collections)
CompanyHouston Public Library – Customer Experience/Special Collections
LocationHouston Metropolitan Research Center 500 McKinney St. Houston, TX
Full-time/Part-timeFull Time
Salary$49,400.00 – $52,000.00 Annually
Posting Websitehttps://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/houston/jobs/3340973/archivist-ii-hispanic-collections
Required ExperienceRequires an ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library Science or a Master’s degree in History or a related field and one (1) year experience in archival processing, archival collecting, historical research, reference, programming, or a related field.


Requires a Bachelor’s degree plus 18 hours toward an ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library Science or 18 hours toward a Master’s in History or a related field and two (2) years of experience in archival processing, archival collecting, historical research, reference, programming, or a related field. A Master’s degree must be completed within two (2) years from being hired into this classification.
Sample Job Responsibilities • Manage assigned HMRC archival collections, including the entire Hispanic archival collection component. Activities include processing, collection care, and reproduction according to best practices and standards. This may include acquisition, cataloging, and digitization.
• Develop policy, procedures, and workflows for the audiovisual materials.
• Provide specialized reference services and research assistance to the general public in-person, on the phone, and via email with a special focus on the Hispanic collections-based reference service.
• Contribute to HMRC’s programming efforts by conducting departmental tours, leading programs, participating in outreach efforts, and representing the library and HMRC at public events.
• Work collaboratively with other HPL staff to manage, preserve, and make available non-image audiovisual materials and media types in HMRC’s holdings.
• Assist in grant writing for Hispanic collections and audiovisual materials and participates in grant-funded projects as needed.
DeadlineThe position closes on 12/28/2021 at 11:59pm

Job Opportunity: Library Project Specialist- Artists Books – The Clark Institute – Williamstown, MA

Job TitleLibrary Project Specialist- Artists Books
CompanySterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
LocationWilliamstown, MA
Full-time/Part-timeFull-time – 1 year appointment
SalaryNot Indicated
Posting Websitehttps://theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=L7159
Required ExperienceEducation, Training, and Skills Bachelor’s degree required. Familiarity with artists’ books preferred. 
Work Experience Minimum of 3 months of relevant experience preferred. Experience with controlled vocabularies preferred.  
Sample Job ResponsibilitiesThe Library Specialist will analyze the library’s Artists’ Books Collection to identify characteristics desirable for collection research; examples include construction techniques, materials, subjects, and creator attributes beyond those captured in traditional bibliographic records. 
• Create a framework of search categories.
• Create lists of descriptive terms for each category, using established national and international controlled vocabularies as appropriate.  
• Analyze individual items from the collection and assign appropriate terms to describe the physical, intellectual, and creator/contributor content, incorporating existing metadata when available.  
• Identify special features or layouts of each item for imaging staff to use in creating photographic documentation.   
• Create online exhibitions highlighting important items using Omeka.