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University Archivist Wesleyan University Middletown, Connecticut

Wesleyan’s Special Collections & Archives (SC&A) is the home of the University’s archives, local history, manuscript, and rare book collections, including more than 500 collections of archival materials and over 40,000 rare books. In addition to being the official repository for historical University materials, SC&A holds the papers of Lincoln Memorial architect Henry Bacon, avant garde musician John Cage, and biographer and popular historian William Manchester, among others. SC&A has a very active program of outreach and instruction, with 120 class visits in academic year 2017.

Reporting to the Director of Special Collections & Archives (SC&A), this position is responsible for all aspects of the Wesleyan archives, manuscripts, and local history collections in all formats, including born-digital materials. As a senior staff member this position participates in management of SC&A. As a member of the professional library staff, serves as faculty liaison to one or more academic departments and selector in one or more disciplines.

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Review of applications will begin July 16, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
Public Services Librarian Ohio Wesleyan University Delaware, OH

A professional librarian who is a voting member of the faculty, the Public Services Librarian has responsibility for providing quality library instruction and research support to the OWU population, serving as library liaison to assigned departments and programs, participating in collection development activities, and providing reference services virtually and in-person.


OWU Libraries, along with our consortial partners, are currently participating in several exciting initiatives. Examples include exploring future directions of our collective digital scholarship/literacy work and affordable learning opportunities.  Given our strong consortial ties, the successful candidate will be expected to work well with outside partners and demonstrate a willingness to grow their knowledge and experience in new areas in order to contribute to current and future initiatives as needed.


An ideal position for an early career librarian, as the Libraries strongly support and encourage relevant professional development opportunities. More experienced candidates are also encouraged to apply.

For a detailed job description and application, please visit:

Open until filled
Associate College Librarian for Research Services Bates College Lewiston, Maine
The Bates College George and Helen Ladd Library is searching for an Associate College Librarian for Research Services. Working in partnership with a new Vice President of Bates’ merged Information and Library Services (ILS), the Associate College Librarian serves in a senior leadership role within the Library and in the College community. This position is responsible for leading a team of professional research librarians and managing research and instruction services and operations. This position functions as a liaison with the Bates community and directs the Library in the Librarian’s absence or as needed. As principal associate librarian, the Associate College Librarian for Research Services serves as a statutory (non-tenured) member of the Faculty, a member of the CBB (Colby-Bates-Bowdoin) Governing Board, which shares both print and electronic resources and a joint catalog, and will pursue opportunities for increased collaboration within the Board and across the Oberlin Group. 
The responsibilities of this position also include serving as a subject librarian in appropriate areas of expertise, and as a member of the Information and Library Services management team. In addition to working with close ILS partners, such as the Curricular and Research Computing group, the Associate College Librarian will help envision and implement library support for exciting new initiatives in the digital humanities, open educational resources, and Bates’ new Digital and Computational Studies program. We are looking for a collaborative colleague who is dynamic, innovative, and willing to think creatively about the future of the academic library. This position supervises librarians and other staff engaged in reference and instructional services and oversees the ILLiad operations and its staff. 
Open until filled
Fine Arts Librarian College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University Saint Joseph, MN

The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University Libraries invite applications for the position of Fine Arts Librarian. The Fine Arts Librarian provides research consultation, information literacy, collection development, outreach, and liaison services to faculty, students, and staff in the Fine Arts disciplines, specifically the Art, Music, and Theatre departments, as well as interdisciplinary programs with Fine Arts components.  In addition, the Fine Arts Librarian shares responsibility for delivering information literacy and instructional programs for the First Year Seminar (FYS) program. 

Applications accepted until position is filled.
Research & Instruction/Data Services Librarian St. Olaf College Northfield, MN

Research & Instruction/Data Services Librarian

St. Olaf College seeks an enthusiastic and creative individual for the position of Research & Instruction/Data Services Librarian. This is a new position that will play an instrumental role in developing support for data-driven courses and assignments across the curriculum, while contributing to a well-established, highly successful information literacy and research services program.

Reporting to the Head of Research & Instruction, the Research & Instruction/Data Services Librarian will partner with faculty and students to advance teaching, learning, and research in the social sciences. The librarian will teach in the library’s program of course-integrated instruction in information literacy, research practices, and data literacy. This position will also coordinate support for research data services across the curriculum.

This is a full-time, 12-month position. Please find the job description and apply at 


Until Filled
Research & Visual Arts Librarian Franklin & Marshall College Lancaster, PA

The Franklin & Marshall College Library is very pleased to announce a search for a Research & Visual Arts Librarian - The RVAL will assist with growing campus interests in the visual arts and digital scholarship efforts, liaise with the Art & Art History, Classics or other humanities departments, and lead on the shaping of the College Library's existing and new visual collections.

Review begins immediately
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