Monday, April 23, 2018

British Library Vacancy: Project Manager, Lotus Sutra Manuscripts Digitisation Project

The British library is recruiting a project manager to develop and manage the externally-funded Lotus Sutra Manuscripts Digitisation Project, which will deliver full digitisation of approximately 800 Chinese manuscripts of the Lotus Sutra from the British Library’s Stein Collection.  The successful applicant will ccombine excellent project management skills with expertise in manuscript collections, Chinese or Buddhist studies.

For more information and an application see the British Library website Project Manager, Lotus Sutra Manuscripts Digitisation Project

Washington University in St. Louis - East Asian Librarian and Chinese OR Japanese Studies Librarian

Dear Eastlib subscribers,

Hiring has started for the position of East Asian Librarian and Chinese OR Japanese Studies Librarian at Washington University in St. Louis. I would appreciate if you could share the announcement widely and encourage any qualified individuals (including yourself) to apply.

The position summary and detailed qualifications are included below, but I also wanted to provide some clarifications. 1) We are reopening our search for the East Asian Librarian, which, in our institution, is the title given to the manager of the East Asian Library. This person is expected to SPECIALIZE either in the Chinese or Japanese studies area, depending on her/his expertise and experience. 2) We will be looking at a different set of qualifications than the previous search. I would like to encourage any individuals who applied last time to look through the new requirements and re-apply, if still interested.

Please feel free to contact me off list if you have any questions. Candidates can view the full job description and apply by navigating to https://jobs.wustl.edu/ and searching for the job opening number 39974. 

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East Asian Librarian and Chinese/Japanese Studies Librarian - Olin Library - 39974
Job Opening ID
39974

The Washington University Libraries is seeking a highly collaborative, knowledgeable and user-driven professional to serve as East Asian Librarian and Chinese/Japanese Studies Librarian.  The Washington University Libraries, comprised of 12 libraries on the university’s Danforth, West, and Medical School Campuses, reporting to the Vice Provost and University Librarian (in association with 3 campus partners), operate as a unified library system in support of the research, teaching, and learning mission of the university.  The Libraries’ house more than 3.6 million books, journals, and other print materials; 2.5 million microforms; 50,000 AV titles; and have access to more than 65,000 electronic journals and more than 500,000 e-books.  The libraries' 135 dedicated professional and support staff serve an increasingly diverse community and exemplify the libraries' commitment to meet the needs of faculty, staff and students for the present - and for years to come.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Reporting to the Head of Distributed Libraries, responsible for the overall planning and operation of the East Asian Library to provide effective library services to faculty and students in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures and East Asian Studies Program.  Responsible for collection development in all East Asian languages and materials, as well as for overseeing cataloging of all vernacular materials in these subject areas.  Responsible for outreach, reference, instruction, and collection development and management for Chinese studies, Japanese studies, and/or Korean studies depending on area of expertise.  Supervises staff of the East Asian Library including one professional librarian.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited school or equivalent.
Fluent command of both written and spoken English and Chinese or Japanese.
Formal education in East Asian, Chinese, or Japanese Studies or related field.
Two years professional library experience.
Knowledge of databases, serials and monographic acquisitions issues and practices.
Demonstrated supervisory and leadership skills including the ability to coach a team.
Strong service attitude with excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to do detail-oriented work, including strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse population.
Flexibility and adaptability in a changing environment.
An understanding of the information needs of a research university.
Commitment to engage in continuing professional development.
Must be able to work in an environment in which exposure to materials containing dust and mold is possible.
Must be able to climb stairs frequently (There is no elevator inside the stacks area).
Some evening and weekend events required.
Some travel required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Second master’s degree in East Asian or Chinese studies.
Cataloging experience with ALA-LC standard for Chinese, Japanese, or Korean Romanization.
Reading knowledge of one or more additional East Asian languages.
Working experience in an East Asian library or an academic library.
Supervisory experience.
Experience with vendor relations.
Experience in acquiring and managing access to electronic resources.
Experience with integrated library systems. Familiarity with Innovative Interfaces Sierra system desirable.
Evidence of contribution and involvement in professional development.
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Thank you.


Best,

Ryuta Komaki, Ph.D.
Japanese+Korean Studies Librarian, Interim East Asian Librarian

East Asian librarian vacancies at the Bodleian Library, Oxford University

The following vacancies for East Asian librarians have been advertised at the Bodleian Library, Oxford, UK.

HD Chung Chinese Studies Librarian
https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.display_form?p_applicant_no=&p_display_apply_ind=Y&p_recruitment_id=134574&p_form_profile_detail=&p_internal_external=E&p_company=10&p_process_type=&p_display_in_irish=N&p_refresh_search=Y

Bodleian Japanese Librarian
https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs#vacancy-134559

Thursday, March 8, 2018

University of Washington: Coordinator, East Asia Library Technical Services/Chinese Cataloger

Notice of Vacancy February 27, 2018. Applications should be received no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, April 20, 2018. 

The Libraries
Serving three campuses, the University of Washington Libraries is one of the largest and most innovative libraries in North America with collections exceeding 9 million volumes, over 500,000 electronic books, more than 120,000 currently received journal titles, as well as millions of scholarly resources in other formats. Beyond the strength of local collections and digital resources, the Libraries is recognized for its excellent service, innovative learning and research spaces, faculty partnerships, global reach, extensive assessment efforts and diverse award-winning staff. The Libraries plays a significant leadership role regionally as a member in the groundbreaking Orbis Cascade Alliance and throughout the profession as evidenced by the number of its staff selected for competitive leadership programs and honored by professional association lifetime achievement awards.

East Asia Library
The East Asia Library supports the faculty and students in the Department of Asian Languages and Literature as well as the following programs and centers in the Jackson School of International Studies: the China Studies Program, Taiwan Studies Program, Japan Studies Program, Korea Studies Program, and Center for Korea Studies. The library is a major resource for international scholars and the local heritage communities. It is a leader among North American East Asia libraries and is known for its outstanding collections, international collaborations, and innovative digital projects. Located in Gowen Hall with a historic reading room and recently refurbished user spaces, the East Asia Library also has a large auxiliary stacks space for growth of its significant collections of over 750,000 volumes on East Asia in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Tibetan, Manchurian, and other languages. See http://www.lib.washington.edu/east-asia/ for further information about the East Asia Library.

The Position
Reporting to the Director of the East Asia Library (EAL), the position coordinates the EAL technical services, which include the acquisition of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean (CJK) materials; cataloging and metadata for all formats of library materials; CJK serials maintenance, binding, and preservation operations; implementation of institutional practices and national standards; and directing special technical services projects. The position provides original and difficult copy cataloging of Chinese language materials in all formats. As part of the practice of holistic librarianship, the position also actively participates in public and user service activities. The position represents the East Asia Library at the University Libraries’ level in policy discussions and deliberations relating to technical services and serves on the management team of the East Asia Library.

Specific Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Provides oversight and leadership for technical services in the East Asia Library
  • Maintain awareness of and leadership in advancing new developments in bibliographic control, metadata standards, emerging library linked data applications, innovative techniques and tools, as well as best practices for technical services
  • Supervises EAL Technical Services staff 
  • Interviews and recommends selection of new section personnel; develops, implements and monitors training; assigns and schedules work; acts upon leave requests; conducts annual performance evaluations; and recommends disciplinary action 
  • Coordinates EAL operations with the Libraries technical service policies and practices as a whole, ensuring compliance with applicable standards and institutional practice
  • Oversees and coordinates EAL cataloging services, metadata creation, retrospective conversion, and technical services projects
  • Oversees and coordinates EAL serial services, including cataloging, check in, claiming, relocation, binding, preservation, weeding, and record keeping
  • Provides input for EAL marking operations
  • Oversees and coordinates EAL acquisitions operations and overall EAL statistical compilation
  • Performs original descriptive, subject, and genre/form cataloging and classification of Chinese language materials in all formats using RDA: Resource Description & Access, LC-PCC Policy Statements and Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) guidelines, LC classification, LC subject headings and genre/form terms, and OCLC MARC tagging, including CEAL CJK cataloging best practices
  • Contributes to overall management of the EAL
  • Acts as EAL liaison to the Libraries technical services divisions: Acquisitions and Rapid Cataloging Services; Cataloging and Metadata Services; Preservation Services
  • Coordinates the work of EAL staff with changes and new developments in technical services policies and practices
  • Participates in EAL public and user service activities 
  • Participates in library committees and meetings as appropriate, including the Cataloging Policy Committee; responsible for informing EAL staff of committee discussions and deliberations, implementing decisions, and addressing implications for EAL practice and workflow
Qualifications
Required:
  • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace
  • Minimum of three years of post-MLS (or equivalent degree) professional librarian experience in original cataloging and/or metadata creation for Chinese language materials
  • Demonstrated understanding of current and emerging metadata standards, controlled vocabularies, and other cataloging standards and tools as RDA, LCSH, LCC classification, MARC 21, Dublin Core 
  • Demonstrated understanding of linked data principles and knowledge of library linked data initiatives
  • Experience with bibliographic utilities and integrated library systems, authority control, and bibliographic record maintenance 
  • Excellence in the following skills: verbal and written communication in English and Chinese, interpersonal, planning, organizational, and analytical
  • Demonstrated ability in working in a demanding and rapidly changing environment where consultation, collaboration, and creativity are essential
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development and service
Preferred:
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with RDA
  • Experience using OCLC Connexion
  • Experience with the ExLibris Alma ILS
  • Experience working with digital libraries or institutional repositories
  • Experience supervising various levels of staff 
  • Working knowledge and/or cataloging experience in one or more other East Asian languages, i.e. Japanese and/or Korean languages
Salary
$57,500 minimum. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Rank
Position will be at rank of Senior Assistant Librarian.

Benefits
Librarians are academic personnel and participate in the University of Washington Retirement Plan on a matching basis. Vacation is accrued at the rate of 26 working days per year; sick leave at the rate of 12 working days per year. No state income tax.

Application Process
To apply for this position, please submit the following information to libjobs@uw.edu:
  • Cover letter (addressed to Laura Lillard, Director, Libraries Human Resources)
  • Curriculum vitae or resume (include a telephone number, mailing address, email address and salary requirements)
  • List of three references who are knowledgeable of your qualifications for this position, one of which must be your current supervisor (include telephone numbers, mailing addresses, and email addresses)
  • Please use "Librarian Application: “Coordinator, East Asia Library Technical Services/Chinese Cataloger” in the subject heading
  • Please submit all components in a single, multi-page PDF document. All submissions will be maintained in a secure, password protected online file space during the course of the search. Campus constituents may have access to some material, including CVs 
 Application Deadline
To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, April 20, 2018.
University of Washington Libraries Home Page is http://www.lib.washington.edu
The East Asia Library Home Page is http://www.lib.washington.edu/east-asia/
The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the University is required to verify and document the citizenship or employment authorization of each new employee.
For questions about this position, or questions regarding potential disability accommodations, please contact Laura Lillard at libjobs@uw.edu.


Thursday, February 8, 2018

UBC Library - Chinese Rare Books Cataloger Librarian


Chinese Rare Books Cataloguer Librarian
Technical Services, UBC Library | Vancouver Campus
Full-Time, One Year Term 
Anticipated Start Date: April 1, 2018

UBC LIBRARY

The University of British Columbia Library is one of the largest academic libraries in Canada and consistently ranks among the top university research libraries in North America. UBC Library has 14 branches and divisions, two campuses (Vancouver and Kelowna), one off-site hospital library, and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre - a multi-purpose teaching and learning facility. The Library's collection of over 7M items includes 1.4M ebooks, 229,020 electronic journals, 850,000 maps, audio, DVD/video and graphic materials, and 1,703 bibliographic and fulltext databases. More than 300 knowledgeable employees - librarians, management and professional staff, support staff and student staff - provide users with the excellent resources and services that they need to further their research, teaching and learning.  The UBC Library Strategic Plan 2015-2017 can be viewed at http://about.library.ubc.ca/strategic-plan/  To learn more about working with UBC Library and to explore our aspirational values visit http://about.library.ubc.ca/work-with-us/why-work-with-us/.

PUBAN COLLECTION

The Puban Collection, formerly owned by Yao Junshi of Macao and acquired by UBC in 1959 with funds from the Friends of the Library and Dr. Walter Koerner, contains some 3,200 Chinese titles in about 45,000 volumes in thread-stitched binding, the majority of which came from the well-known Nanzhou Studio of Guangdong Province. With numerous rare editions in many subject fields such as history, literature, philology and philosophy, it is one of the most distinguished Chinese collections in North America.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Chinese Rare Books Cataloguer Librarian will work exclusively with the Puban Collection in Rare Books and Special Collection at UBC Library for a one (1) year term.  The key area of focus will be to provide bibliographic control for selected materials from the Puban Collection and identified for subsequent digitization. This will include creating full-level bibliographic records in national databases according to cataloguing standards developed for rare materials; enriches data in existing bibliographic records; and performs or supervises complex holdings and item maintenance. This position will select items of highest priority for description and digitization, and identify items in greatest need of conservation or preservation.  May also contribute to reference and instruction related to Chinese rare books, particularly the Puban Collection.  May assist Library Development with donor relationships regarding the Chinese rare Collections.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:
  • A graduate degree from an accredited school of Library, Archival and Information Science. 
  • Native or near-native fluency in Chinese (including knowledge of traditional & simplified characters). Fluency in written and spoken English. 
  •  Thorough knowledge of the Pinyin and Wade-Giles systems of Chinese romanization. Working knowledge of or study of classical Chinese. 
  • In-depth knowledge of AACR2R, RDA, Cataloguing Guidelines for Creating Chinese Rare Book Records in Machine-Readable Form and other relevant rare book cataloguing standards. 
  • Demonstrated experience carrying out original cataloguing and authority work on Chinese materials using online bibliographic systems (preferably OCLC Connexion and ExLibris Voyager). 
  • Familiarity with LCSH, Siku thesaurus, LC-PCC & CONSER cataloguing guidelines and policy statements. 
  • Experience with Chinese rare book authentication to distinguish the correct edition from later or forged editions, reprints and commentaries. Demonstrated experience maintaining and developing donor relations with individuals, organizations, and community groups. 
  •  Strong computer skills, including word-processing for English and Chinese, as well as knowledge of bibliographic databases. 
  • Good organizational and project management skills. 
  • Ability to recognize, respect and work effectively with individuals and groups with diverse perspectives and backgrounds.  Takes initiative in learning about language and issues relating to equity and diversity. 
  • Ability to develop and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships and engage in workplace culture. Committed to demonstrating respect to colleagues at every level by trusting in their abilities and knowledge to perform their roles and earning respect through meeting commitments. 
  • Models and demonstrates good communication through active listening and appreciative inquiry and open to providing and receiving timely, constructive feedback. 
  • Listens to, encourages and expresses creative and innovative ideas. Open to experimenting and improvising new ways of approaching processes, tasks or problems.
Preferred:
  • Familiarity and experience with rare book digitization projects. 
  • Experience in an academic library setting, including working with faculty and students, providing instruction, and promoting collections. 
  • Substantial knowledge of Chinese literature, history and culture.
WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

Reports directly to the Head, Technical Services. Works closely, and may receive direction from, the Head, Rare Books & Special Collections and the Head, Asian Library. Works closely with the Chinese Language Librarian (Asian Library), the Principal Cataloguer (Technical Services) and with librarians and staff in the Rare Books and & Special Collections and Asian Library. Collaborates with the Library's conservator. Collaborates with Digital Initiatives librarians and staff involved in digitizing Chinese rare materials. Works with Development staff in maintaining donor relationships and promoting the Chinese rare materials. Works with faculty in providing instruction and/or presentations. Consults with colleagues as required.

DUTIES:

Working with the Puban Collection:

  • Provides authentication of the rare books and manuscripts in Chinese. 
  • Provides original cataloguing as well as complex copy-cataloguing for rare Chinese materials following international standards (Cataloging Guidelines for Creating Chinese Rare Book Records in Machine-Readable Form) as well as local policies. 
  • Works with the Library's conservator to develop a preservation and conservation strategy for the books. 
  • Participates in projects to digitize Chinese rare books, particularly in regards to metadata work. 
  • Assists with, develops, and/or maintains relevant documentation pertaining to the local Chinese rare cataloguing standards and processes. 
  • Working with the Library Development Office, maintains and develops donor relations and may assist with promotion of the collection. 
  • May provide reference, collection, and instruction services and support. 
  • Provides reports and documentation on project progress to Project Team on a quarterly basis and as required. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

TERMS OF APPOINTMENT AND SALARY:

This position is a full-time, term appointment for one year.

We are seeking applications from Librarians with up to 3 years of experience.  However, all internal candidates will be considered regardless of years of experience and are encouraged to apply. Salary will be commensurate with experience and academic/professional qualifications.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence.  An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged.  We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Catalog & Metadata Management Librarian @Binghamton University, SUNY

Binghamton University Libraries is now recruiting for the position of Catalog & Metadata Management Librarian. Applications submitted by February 23, 2018 will receive first consideration.

Going to ALA Midwinter?  We will be at the ALA JobList Placement Center Open House 10:30-noon, Sunday, Feb. 11.  Stop by to learn more about the position and working at Binghamton University Libraries.

Catalog & Metadata Management Librarian

Are you interested in a cataloging position working with a broad array of collections in a variety of formats? Does ensuring metadata quality and performing authority work at an academic library that serves a growing research university appeal to you? Binghamton University, ranked 38th in the country for public universities by U.S. News & World Report, is looking for a knowledgeable and enthusiastic librarian to fill the role of Catalog & Metadata Management Librarian.

Binghamton University Libraries is a collaborative environment that offers great opportunities for growth, and we encourage you to consider joining our team! Find out more about being a part of the Binghamton University community at https://www.binghamton.edu/about/at-a-glance.html or view https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxyDEtg93QU

Job Description:
The Catalog & Metadata Management Librarian will provide leadership in managing the Libraries’ bibliographic quality control. This includes ensuring data quality and integrity in the Libraries’ catalog and for our digital collections, and contributing to authority control initiatives such as NACO. The Catalog & Metadata Management Librarian will actively participate in original and complex cataloging projects as a member of the team responsible for providing original, adjusted and copy cataloging and bibliographic control for a wide range of materials in various formats.
This position reports to the Assistant Head of Cataloging, with the Director of Technical Services as second-line supervisor. Technical Services is closely integrated with all other departments within the Libraries and utilizes a flexible workflow approach. Librarians at Binghamton University are members of the faculty and are expected to contribute significantly to the profession.
Duties & Responsibilities:
       Manages metadata quality control and bibliographic database problem resolution to ensure records meet local and national standards.
        Performs original and complex cataloging for materials in a variety of languages and formats. Creates catalog and/or metadata records for general collections, Special Collections, and special projects as needed.
       Creates or modifies NACO authority records and performs other authority work as necessary to maintain database integrity.
       Provides direction and training to staff in database maintenance and data quality control, and develops new and effective approaches to quality control.
       Assists with and/or manages special cataloging projects.
       Provides onsite cataloging and bibliographic control services for collections at the Libraries’ Annex.
       Collaborates with staff and department heads across the Libraries to implement cross-functional initiatives.
       Participates in professional activities and committee assignments within the Libraries, on campus, and in professional associations at a level to meet faculty criteria for promotion and tenure. Maintains a current knowledge of national and international developments and trends in cataloging, metadata, and bibliographic and authority control.
Required Qualifications:
       Graduate degree in library/information science from an ALA accredited institution, received by time of appointment
       Demonstrated ability to apply the following cataloging tools: Resource Description and Access (RDA), Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) and classification (LCC), and MARC
       Working knowledge of non-MARC metadata schemas (especially Dublin Core)
       Demonstrated ability to manage projects and adapt to evolving project conditions
       Working knowledge of one or more non-English languages 
       Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively and communicate clearly with a variety of people in a diverse environment
       Demonstrated ability to work with detail to ensure accuracy
Preferred Qualifications:
       At least one year of appropriate professional experience
       Experience with OCLC (i.e., Connexion) and Ex Libris products (e.g., Aleph, Alma)
       Understanding of linked data principles, including RDF and ontologies as well as emerging library applications (e.g., BIBFRAME) and name identifier systems (e.g., ORCID, ISNI)

Collection Development Librarian, Department of Area Studies and Humanities Research Support, Yale University Library

Collection Development Librarian, Department of Area Studies and Humanities Research Support
Yale University Library
New Haven, CT
Requisition:  47227BR

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut.  Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include two major art museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

Position Focus: Reporting to the Director of the Department of Area Studies and Humanities Research Support (DASHRS), the Collection Development Librarian for Area Studies and Humanities provides vision and leadership for collection development for DASHRS, including budget planning and spending oversight; departmental policy development, review, and implementation; and serials and approval plan profile development, performance review, and assessment. In collaboration with the Director, the Collection Development Librarian for Area Studies and Humanities assists in leading goal-setting and strategic planning initiatives to develop responsive and innovative collection development and outreach services. The Collection Development Librarian for Area Studies and Humanities must demonstrate a strong commitment to agile, responsive, and innovative research collection development in support of teaching and research in the area studies and humanities.

The Collection Development Librarian for Area Studies and Humanities leads and manages the collections-related work of the research support librarians in the department, including goal-setting and performance review related to collection development duties. Works with colleagues across Yale University Library (YUL) to compile and analyze collection usage data from a variety of sources to inform decisions. Understands the distinctive nature of responsive, discipline-specific collection development and utilizes metrics and other evaluation criteria to support data-informed collection development decisions. Provides budget projections for library collections to ensure the effective management of general and endowed collection funds in accordance with university and library fiscal policies. Implements practices and tools to increase the efficiency of departmental processes and workflows, in partnership with other YUL departments. Serves as the primary liaison with YUL Technical Services Department to ensure efficient processing of materials in all formats and languages.

Collaborates with collections staff throughout the YUL on approaches to resource expenditures and coordinated collection development and policies.  Represents the department on the YUL-wide Collections Steering Committee and works closely with the central Collection Development Department. The Collection Development Librarian for Area Studies and Humanities participates in various YUL committees, task forces, and working groups, and is expected to demonstrate professional leadership and commitment in appropriate regional, national, and/or international professional organizations. May participate in YUL outreach activities, such as the Personal Librarian program for undergraduates.

Required Education, Skills and Experience:
  • Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library school. An additional advanced degree in the area studies or humanities is strongly preferred; minimum of 5 years of professional experience.
  • Demonstrated ability in collection development and knowledge of scholarly publishing practices and trends. Experience supervising subject specialists. Demonstrated commitment to innovation and excellence in library public services.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage budgets. Demonstrated ability to design and manage projects, bringing them to a successful conclusion in a timely manner.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills. Demonstrated proficiency in Excel. Experience with a Library Management System for acquisitions. Experience using quantitative and/or qualitative data to inform decision-making.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work collaboratively across organizational units in a diverse, rapidly-changing, team-based environment

Yale University assigns ranks to librarian positions based on a combination of professional experience and accomplishments. Librarian ranking information can be found at: http://www.library.yale.edu/about/departments/lhr/rank.html.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience: Experience working with academic research library collections and services. Experience providing training and creating documentation. Experience with Voyager software.

The University and the Library
The Yale University Library, as one of the world's leading research libraries, collects, organizes, preserves, and provides access to and services for a rich and unique record of human thought and creativity. It fosters intellectual growth and supports the teaching and research missions of Yale University and scholarly communities worldwide. A distinctive strength is its rich spectrum of resources, including around 15 million volumes and information in all media, ranging from ancient papyri to early printed books to electronic databases. The Library is engaging in numerous projects to expand access to its physical and digital collections. Housed in eighteen buildings including the Sterling Memorial Library, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the Center for Science and Social Science Information, and the Bass Library, it employs a dynamic and diverse staff of approximately five hundred who offer innovative and flexible services to library readers.  For additional information on the Yale University Library, please visit the Library's web site at www.library.yale.edu.

Salary and Benefits
We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.

How to Apply
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applications, consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references should be submitted by applying online at http://bit.ly/2EnqT9I

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.