Academic/Administrative Job Openings
Digital Projects Librarian: Reporting to the Head of the Digital Scholarship Services (DSS), the Digital Projects Librarian plans, executes, and finalizes digital scholarship projects and other digital initiatives in the Libraries, as assigned. Projects may include creation of instruction-related tools, digital scholarship applications, digital collections, and digital systems implementation. The Digital Projects Librarian will work across Library departments and with University-wide clients to assess complex digital project requirements and provide quality technical solutions. This position does not have direct supervisory responsibilities but will provide project-based leadership, direction, and student supervision, as assigned. The incumbent contributes to the University’s goals regarding equity and inclusion. For a full job posting, including application instructions, please visit the UO Career Website.
Head, Data Services: The University of Oregon Libraries is currently recruiting for the Head of Data Services. Reporting to the Associate Dean of Libraries, Research Services, the Head of Data Services is an energetic and self-motivated leader who is charged with developing and implementing policies and procedures for library-situated data services; coordinating and managing departmental projects, budgets, and workflow; actively delivering direct services, including consultations, instruction, and creation of web content; promoting departmental services and programs; supervising departmental personnel and operations; and developing goals and measures to assess program success. For a full job posting, including application instructions, please visit the UO Career Website.
Undergraduate Engagement Librarian: Reporting to the Head of Research and Instructional Services, the Undergraduate Engagement Librarian is a passionate and innovative educator who works collaboratively with library and campus partners to infuse information literacy instruction and library engagement throughout the undergraduate experience. This person is actively engaged in developing and coordinating initiatives to enhance the quality and quantity of instruction provided by the Libraries. The Undergraduate Engagement Librarian will be expected to advance and adapt the library’s involvement with undergraduate students. Key to the position will be the ability to communicate and encourage library colleagues on all aspects of providing services to promote undergraduate student success. Building and maintaining relationships with university-wide groups by representing the UO Libraries’ educational mission and goals will be crucial. For a full job posting, including application instructions, please visit the UO Career Website.
Law Reference Librarian: Reporting to the senior Law Reference Librarian, this position provides instructional and research services as a member of the reference team. They work collaboratively with the other law librarians and student reference assistants on team projects. They use specialized subject knowledge and expertise to teach legal research skills, support faculty scholarship, and perform collection development services including the selection of library materials. They participate in departmental planning and administrative duties, in appropriate professional development activities and organizations to stay current with trends and practices in the field, and to meet UO Libraries faculty criteria for promotion and retention. They actively contribute to the University’s goals regarding equity and inclusion. Other related duties as assigned. For a full job posting, including application instructions, please visit the UO Career Website.
Academic librarian positions require a graduate degree in library and/or information science that is accredited by the American Library Association. Occasionally, depending on the assignment, other subject master's degrees are accepted or required. The UO Library School was suspended in 1978 and has not offered credit coursework since then.
- Position vacancies are routinely advertised on ALA JobLIST; on the Oregon Library Association; and Pacific Northwest Library Association jobsites.
- Occasionally, regional recruitments are conducted. Those positions are advertised in The (Eugene) Register-Guard, the (Portland) Oregonian, and either the Seattle Times or the San Francisco Chronicle.
- For more information about academic positions, contact Patrick Moore.
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