Academic/Administrative Job Openings
Assistant Dean, Library Administrative Services: The individual in this position provides leadership and oversight for assigned areas in the position’s portfolio, but also contributes significant hands-on work related to budget development and management, and library-wide evaluation and assessment. The Assistant Dean directly supervises 2.0 FTE officers of administration and 1.0 FTE classified staff, and is responsible for a total permanent staff of nine, plus several student assistants. The position provides leadership as the administrative sponsor for the Evaluation, Assessment, and User Experience Team, the Library Emergency Preparedness and Response Team, the Student Supervisors Group, the Undergraduate Research Award Committee, and ad hoc working groups as needed. The incumbent also serves as a member of the senior-level Administrative Team and Library Council, and participates in appropriate professional development activities and organizations to stay current with trends and practices in the field, and to meet criteria for promotion and retention. For a full job posting, including application instructions, please visit the UO Career Website.
Resource Sharing Manager: The individual in this position provides operations and personnel management in the Knight Library Resource Sharing office, and manages a $36K student wage budget. The incumbent is responsible for interviewing, making hiring decisions, scheduling, training, assigning work to, and performance evaluation of 3.5 FTE classified staff and up to 2.5 FTE student assistants. The Resource Sharing Manager will set standards and expectations for performance and motivate staff to meet department goals. As needed, the incumbent responds to grievances and administers progressive discipline. This position reports to the Head, Access Services in the Knight Library. For a full job posting, including application instructions, please visit the UO Career Website.
Digital Collections Metadata Librarian: Reporting to the Head of Collection Services, the Digital Collections Metadata Librarian provides metadata consultation, design, training, and development of services to facilitate the use of digital and analog information for research and education. This position works collaboratively with the Metadata and Digital Production Librarian, and provides expertise and services at the intersection of many user-focused services and projects, which may include Digital Scholarship Services, Library Technology Services, Special Collections and University Archives, Research and Instruction Services, the Center for Media and Educational Technologies, as well as faculty and graduate students to enhance description of and access to the library's digital collections. Requires two years minimum experience cataloging in metadata standards and authority control. 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.
Director of Library Technology Services: The Director of Library Technology Services (LTS) is a creative, strategic, and experienced technology leader charged with overseeing and directing the LTS department, which includes three teams covering Core Systems and Infrastructure, Applications Development and Integration, and Computer Support Services. The Director oversees major systems, operations, and services for the Libraries, including the library management system, discovery platform, digital repository systems, the interlibrary loan system, various applications for library-wide functions, and staff and public computing. S/he will also provide leadership and take responsibility for the functioning and maintenance of the Libraries’ main web site and interfaces. Requires five or more years of experience managing library information technology, systems, and services. 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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