Faculty and Staff Positions
Digital Initiatives Librarian
Western Carolina University invites applications for the position of digital initiatives librarian. The Digital Initiatives Librarian provides expertise in creating and managing library digital collections, such as digital special collections, electronic theses and dissertations, and other born-digital or retrospectively digitized materials. The Digital Initiatives Librarian participates in the planning, implementation, maintenance, expansion, communication and promotion of digital library and institutional repository services, collections and content. The Digital Initiatives Librarian will serve as a member of the Digital, Access, and Technology Services Department's leadership team and, in coordination with the department head, will be responsible for developing a strategy for the current and future library's digital initiatives. He/she works closely with the other units of the library to determine how digital assets should be leveraged for both scholarly and popular audiences.
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Head of Research and Instruction Services
Western Carolina University's Hunter Library seeks an enthusiastic and highly qualified librarian to develop and lead its Research and Instruction Services (RIS) Department. As part of the library-wide learning mission, the department facilitates the discovery and use of intellectual content by the university's students, faculty, and staff. The head of RIS is responsible for: departmental strategic planning, budgeting, and management, including coordinating and guiding recruitment, program review and assessment, mentoring and performance evaluation, and overseeing the collegial and peer review process; developing, coordinating and assessing innovative and proactive research services; overseeing the instruction and information literacy program; collaborating with library and academic departments to develop information services; and serving as a member of the library-wide leadership team.
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Research and Instruction Services Librarian/Undergraduate Experience Librarian
Hunter Library seeks a knowledgeable, intellectually curious, and collaborative librarian to serve as Research and Instruction Librarian/Undergraduate Experience Librarian. Reporting to the head of the Research and Instruction Services Department, this librarian will design, coordinate, and assess learning opportunities and services, including research assistance and library instruction, for undergraduate programs such as first-year composition and first-year experience classes. The person in this position will evaluate the undergraduate user's experience of the library and explore avenues for engaging with partners across campus including the Honors College, Writing and Learning Commons, First Year Experience Programs, and will work to enhance outreach to transfer students and other undergraduate communities.
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Western Carolina University's Hunter Library seeks a Serials Librarian to provide leadership and professional expertise in the selection, acquisition, assessment and deselection of print and electronic continuing resources. The position will establish overall priorities for the library collections budget in cooperation with the Collection Development Librarian, the Electronic Resources Librarian, and the Head of Content Organization and Management and be responsible for the ongoing expenditure and maintenance of the continuing resources budget in conjunction with the Electronic Resources Librarian.
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