Library Collections Services Specialist – Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)

The Library Collections Services Specialist provides a wide range of access, collections, and patron services in the Feldberg Business & Engineering Library, part of the Dartmouth Libraries system.  As a co-lead of Feldberg’s access services team, the position manages print collections and course reserves services for Feldberg. The Library Collections Services Specialist provides data, usage reports, and other information on print and online collections and works closely with, cross-trains, and provides back-up for their access services team partner.

Position Description: https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/72445/
Hiring range: $21.50 – 24.50/hour
Contact: Amelia Looby, amelia.b.looby@dartmouth.edu

Dartmouth Library values diversity in all forms and believes that each employee brings a set of diverse experiences and identities to the workplace that makes us stronger, encourages innovation, and enhances our collective contributions. We encourage candidates to evaluate and explore our department as they move through our interview process. We continue to develop our hiring process to ensure our candidates are empowered to bring their whole selves to the interview process, and encouraged to learn about our workplace.

We do this by:

  • Making all efforts to avoid scheduling interviews on religious or cultural days of observation.
  • Requiring all search committee members to be trained on understanding and reducing implicit bias.
  • Providing employees opportunities to learn, grow, and be challenged.
  • Fostering an inclusive and respectful work environment.

ABOUT DARTMOUTH Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world’s greatest academic institutions. The Dartmouth Library is dedicated to supporting teaching, learning, and research and works in partnership with the students and faculty of the School of Arts & Sciences, the Thayer School of Engineering, the Tuck School of Business, the Geisel School of Medicine, and the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies. Dartmouth Library is supported by a highly committed staff of about 147. The Dartmouth College Library is a member of the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation, the Association of Research Libraries, CRL, NERL, HathiTrust, CLIR/DLF, and the Library Publishing Coalition.

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

– Posted 2/14/24

Head of Acquisitions and Collection Development – Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)

Reporting to the Associate Dean of Libraries, Collections & Content Strategies, the Head of Acquisitions and Collection Development leads the coordination of selecting, licensing, and collection analysis activities for the Dartmouth Libraries. Within the Libraries’ strategic framework, this role contributes to the implementation of collection development strategies with a growing emphasis on support for various models around open scholarship and emerging licensing models. This role engages in vendor negotiations for electronic resource licensing, approval plans, and analysis of collection use. As the department head, this role leads and coordinates a staff of 12, with five direct reports, working on collections, acquisitions, purchasing, and receiving.

Bring your unique skills, grow them through professional development and engagement, and help us empower students by unlocking their individual potential.

As a potential staff member at Dartmouth Libraries, you will be joining our organization at a pivotal moment. After consulting and collaborating with our academic community, campus partners, and library colleagues, Dartmouth Libraries have a new strategic direction – Research Engine, Powering Knowledge. Grounded in our Purpose and Vision, this strategic framework supports us in achieving our goals and aspirations. Those aspirations are to:

  • Empower students by unlocking individual potential
  • Accelerate advanced research
  • Elevate scholarship with powerful research tools and methods and
  • Amplify Dartmouth’s impact across the scholarly ecosystem

Interested?
You can learn more about the position and apply at: https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/72461/

Hiring range: $84,800 – $105,900

Do you have questions?
Contact Qiana Johnson, qiana.m.johnson@dartmouth.edu

Review of applications will begin March 11, and will continue until the position is filled.

Dartmouth College Library values diversity in all forms and believes that each employee brings a set of diverse experiences and identities to the workplace that makes us stronger, encourages innovation, and enhances our collective contributions. We encourage candidates to evaluate and explore our department as they move through our interview process. We continue to develop our hiring process to ensure our candidates are empowered to bring their whole selves to the interview process, and encouraged to learn about our workplace.

We do this by:

  • Making all efforts to avoid scheduling interviews on religious or cultural days of observation.
  • Requiring all search committee members to be trained on understanding and reducing implicit bias.
  • Providing employees opportunities to learn, grow, and be challenged.
  • Fostering an inclusive and respectful work environment.

ABOUT DARTMOUTH Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world’s greatest academic institutions. The Dartmouth Library is dedicated to supporting teaching, learning, and research and works in partnership with the students and faculty of the School of Arts & Sciences, the Thayer School of Engineering, the Tuck School of Business, the Geisel School of Medicine, and the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies. Dartmouth Library is supported by a highly committed staff of about 145. The Dartmouth College Library is a member of the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation, the Association of Research Libraries, CRL, NERL, HathiTrust, CLIR/DLF, and the Library Publishing Coalition.

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

– Posted 2/13/24

Library Collections Operations Manager – Dartmouth College Library (Hanover, NH)

Library Collections Operations Manager

Dartmouth Libraries seek a Library Collections Operations Manager to oversee staff and collections across two spaces—the Baker-Berry Library and the off-site Library Collections and Services Facility. Under the general direction of the Head of Collection Management and Preservation, the Library Collections Operations Manager will provide leadership, planning, and oversight of the Baker-Berry stacks and the Library Collections and Services Facility. This position manages the location and housing of the library’s print collections, including shelving, space planning, and move projects. The position manages four full-time staff members, one half-time staff member, and at least four student assistants.

Bring your unique skills, grow them through professional development and engagement, and help us empower students by unlocking their individual potential.

As a potential staff member at Dartmouth Libraries, you will be joining our organization at a pivotal moment. After consulting and collaborating with our academic community, campus partners, and library colleagues, Dartmouth Libraries have a new strategic direction – Research Engine, Powering Knowledge. Grounded in our Purpose and Vision, this strategic framework supports us in achieving our goals and aspirations. Those aspirations are to:

  • Empower students by unlocking individual potential
  • Accelerate advanced research
  • Elevate scholarship with powerful research tools and methods and
  • Amplify Dartmouth’s impact across the scholarly ecosystem

Interested?

You can learn more about the position and apply at: https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/72210

Hiring range: $62,100 – $77,700

Do you have questions?

Contact Qiana Johnson, qiana.m.johnson@dartmouth.edu

Review of applications will begin February 16, and will continue until the position is filled.

Dartmouth College Library values diversity in all forms and believes that each employee brings a set of diverse experiences and identities to the workplace that makes us stronger, encourages innovation, and enhances our collective contributions. We encourage candidates to evaluate and explore our department as they move through our interview process. We continue to develop our hiring process to ensure our candidates are empowered to bring their whole selves to the interview process, and encouraged to learn about our workplace.

We do this by:

  • Making all efforts to avoid scheduling interviews on religious or cultural days of observation.
  • Requiring all search committee members to be trained on understanding and reducing implicit bias.
  • Providing employees opportunities to learn, grow, and be challenged.
  • Fostering an inclusive and respectful work environment.

ABOUT DARTMOUTH Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world’s greatest academic institutions. The Dartmouth Library is dedicated to supporting teaching, learning, and research and works in partnership with the students and faculty of the School of Arts & Sciences, the Thayer School of Engineering, the Tuck School of Business, the Geisel School of Medicine, and the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies. Dartmouth Library is supported by a highly committed staff of about 145. The Dartmouth College Library is a member of the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation, the Association of Research Libraries, CRL, NERL, HathiTrust, CLIR/DLF, and the Library Publishing Coalition.

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

– Posted 1/23/24

Reference Services and Historical Collections Librarian – Rockingham Free Public Library (Rockingham, VT)

The Rockingham Free Public Library, one of four Carnegie libraries in the state of Vermont, is seeking applicants for the position of Reference Services and Historical Collections Librarian, a full-time benefits eligible position serving the Town of Rockingham, nestled in southeastern Vermont in the Connecticut River Valley. The 17,000 square foot library building holds a collection of more than 40,000 books and other media, as well as a large historical collection primarily documenting the local region. The library is a short walk from downtown Bellows Falls and its eclectic restaurants, coffee houses, and retail shops.  

The Reference Services and Historical Collections Librarian oversees reference services, manages the Historical Collection, has collection development responsibility for non-fiction, reference, and some media, and provides backup for circulation desks. In addition, the position serves as a technology liaison and works with others to implement and management software and hardware needs at the library.

For a complete job description, please click here.

The Reference and Historical Collections Librarian is a full-time, benefits-eligible position (minimum 30 hours per week). Compensation is commensurate with experience; candidates will have an MLS or Vermont Public Library Certification, and/or significant library experience. Minimum starting wage is $22/hour.

Please submit resume and cover letter of interest to director@rockinghamlibrary.org

– Posted 6/27/23

Collections Manager – Waterbury Historical Society (Waterbury, VT)

The Waterbury Historical Society seeks a part-time collections manager to catalog and maintain its collection of artifacts, photographs, historical documents, and other items.

The Collections Manager is a contracted employee of the Town of Waterbury at a rate of $20.00 per hour, for a maximum of 20 hours per week.

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Oversee the organization, cataloging, and storage of all current and new items in the collection according to industry best practices, under the guidance of the Board of Directors.
  • Supervise cataloguers, and general volunteers in the record-keeping, organization, and care of the collection.
  • Collaborate with and advise the Accession/Deaccession Committee to recommend to the Board of Directors items to be accepted or removed from the collection, in keeping with approved policies.
  • Develop and maintain documentation for deeds of gift, loans of collection items, and hosting of temporary exhibits.
  • Work closely with the curator to refresh exhibits and provide guided tours on an appointment basis.
  • Attend monthly board meetings and report to the Board of Directors.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong research, interpretive, and writing skills.
  • Passion for history and enthusiasm for sharing that history with the community.
  • Knowledge of and comfort with computer technology for online searches, document creation and management, photographing, scanning, and uploading.
  • Willingness to learn.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in using PastPerfect or similar digital archival industry standard platform.
  • Knowledge of Vermont/Waterbury history.

TO APPLY
Submit a letter of interest and resume by email to Cheryl Casey, WHS President, at communitymgr.whs@gmail.com. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

ABOUT US
Waterbury Historical Society is a non-profit organization and the keeper of the historical archives of the Town of Waterbury, Vermont. WHS also has a modest but growing museum, quarterly programs that draw from our collection of Waterbury history, and an active membership. The museum and programs are free and open to the public.

– Posted 8/5/22