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Job Title Institution Location Description Application Deadline
Director of Libraries Oberlin College Oberlin, OH

With charismatic and resourceful senior leadership and a bold program of curricular renewal and sustainability underway (https://www.oberlin.edu/about-oberlin/one-oberlin), Oberlin College, the storied institution 35 miles west of Cleveland, seeks a new Director of Libraries.

Review begins immediately; continues until filled
Associate Librarian for Collections Bowdoin College Brunswick, Maine

The Bowdoin College Library seeks a creative, collaborative, and experienced leader for the position of Associate Librarian for Collections. The Associate Librarian provides overall administration, vision, and strategic direction for the library’s collection development and management program and plays a critical role in the mission and work of the library to support and advance teaching, learning, and scholarship. The ideal candidate for this position will be passionate about library collections, embrace the vital role they play in the academic life of the college, and be energized by the myriad stewardship challenges they present.

First consideration will be given to applications that are received by April 30, 2021.
Performing Arts Librarian Reed College Portland, OR
Reed College seeks a dynamic librarian and leader to be our next Performing Arts Librarian. The Performing Arts Librarian has principal duties as a liaison librarian for Dance, Music, and Theatre, providing research assistance and library instruction for the Reed community. This position manages collections, library services, and student workers in the Performing Arts Resource Center (PARC), a branch location and computer lab in Reed’s Performing Arts Building.
April 19, 2021
Grinnell College Discovery, Systems, and Digital Strategy Librarian (Starts Summer 2021) Grinnell College Grinnell, Iowa

The Grinnell College Libraries seeks applications from user-oriented librarians committed to facilitating learning and discovery in support of undergraduate education and interested in becoming our Discovery, Systems, and Digital Strategy Librarian starting Summer 2021.

April 5, 2021
Associate Librarian for Systems and Digital Initiatives Bowdoin College Brunswick Maine

 

The Bowdoin College Library seeks applications for the newly created position of Associate Librarian for Systems and Digital Initiatives.  The Associate Librarian will provide leadership, broad support, technical expertise, and day-to-day administration for library systems and technology. The ideal candidate for this position will be an individual who thrives in a dynamic, collaborative environment, recognizes the value of creative and innovative services, and possesses a forward-thinking understanding of the ways in which the library and library technologies can advance the academic mission of the college.

First consideration will be given to applications that are received by March 26, 2021. Interviews for this position will be held virtually.
Head of Collection Development and Management Smith College Northampton, Massachusetts

Lead, manage, and coordinate print and electronic collection development and management for the Smith College Libraries.  Supervise 7-8 staff responsible for the acquisition and cataloging of the library’s general print and electronic collection.   In conjunction with the Director of Discovery and Access, oversee the Libraries’ materials budget of $4 million.  Provide strategic direction for collection decisions based on data collection and assessment, curricular and research needs, and available financial resources.  Coordinate Smith’s collaborative collection efforts within the Five Colleges and other shared print preservation initiatives such as EAST and HathiTrust.

Immediate screening until filled
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