Curatorial Internship

As a Curatorial Intern, you will be provided hands-on experience in the area of curatorial inventory processes, as well as researching and developing interpretation materials related to The Library’s curatorial collection.


You will be provided learning opportunities for fundamental growth with hands-on experience and overall exposure in several areas of curatorial work, project management, research, and communication skills. The Curatorial Intern will learn standard practices for preserving material culture and archival materials.

Educational Requirements/Qualifications:

Education: Currently enrolled in a bachelor’s or Master’s program pursuing a degree in Museum Studies, American Studies, History, or a related field.


Educational Milestones:  In this role, you will have the opportunity to grow in your educational milestones by learning:

·       Standard practices for preserving material culture and archival materials.

·       Project management through researching, planning, and implementing the curatorial inventory project.

·       How to develop and demonstrate effective communication skills in a work environment through team meetings and through contact with The Library Board’s Curatorial subcommittee members.


Currently enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s program pursuing a degree in Museum Studies, American Studies, History, or a related field.
Required Skills:

·       Requires independent transportation to library

·       Must be able to work independently and proactively

·       Able to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks effectively.

·       Must be willing to receive and provide feedback in order to learn and grow professionally.

·       Able to interact positively with employees and management.

·       Must be 18 years of age or older.

Please submit resume to  You will be required to complete an Application/Letter of Agreement and an Internship Opportunity Form based on the internship you are seeking to participate.

Social Work Internship

The Library is seeking a Social Work Intern to work at the McCormick Riverfront Library at 101 Walnut Street, Harrisburg PA.

The Library serves as an informal day shelter for unhoused individuals in the city 6 days a week. As many as 25 homeless individuals use the library as a refuge on a daily basis, as a comfortable place to rest, get out of the elements, and make use of the computers to conduct their business.

The Social Work Intern will assist the Library in developing resources to assist our unhoused patrons to identify unmet needs and help individuals to access services.

Essential Functions will include:
1.    Developing relationships with service providers to foster better and quicker connections to the unhoused individuals who use the library. This may include arranging for health care providers and other service providers to come to the library on a regular or one-time basis

2.    Working with individuals to apply for SNAP, Medicaid, Veterans Benefits, and other public benefits.

3.    Creating flyers that provide up-to-date information about resources for emergency housing, permanent housing, health care and food.

4.    Helping individuals to identify and apply for potential housing and employment.

5.    Assisting victims of domestic violence to access services.

6.    Connecting patrons to legal services.

7.    Participating in planning activities of the Capital Area Coalition on Homelessness.

8.    Lives by the Core Values.

9.    Performs other related duties as assigned.

Supervision:  Students will be supervised by a Field Supervisor, which is an individual with an MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited social work program, with at least two years of post-graduate practice experience. Students will also have a Task Supervisor which is the Library Manager.  This person would sign the student’s hours log if the Field Supervisor were not on site and if needed, sign off on the learning contract and student evaluation, prepared by the Field Supervisor.

Education/Training: High School Diploma or General Equivalency Development (GED). Bachelor’s degree or coursework in social work is preferred.

Experience: Excellent communication skills. Working knowledge of social work practice and theories.  Able to collaborate with others in a team environment. Strong problem-solving and decision-making capabilities. Demonstrated ability to work independently. Compassionate and non-judgmental attitude. Computer literacy and experience with MS Office Suite. Some knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, and policies.

Required: Requires independent transportation for travel to libraries and outreach locations. Ability to lift 35 lbs. unassisted.

Application Process: Please submit resume to  You will be required to complete an Application/Letter of Agreement and an Internship Opportunity Form.


Metadata Librarian

Bailey Library at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania seeks a one-year, part-time temporary (75% / 27 Hours a Week), nine-month faculty Metadata Librarian. This position is responsible for the creation and maintenance of the library catalog as a gateway to all formats of library acquired information resources. In addition, this position participates in the weekly rotation of research services and may serve as a subject liaison.

This position is open to library professionals and library science students that will complete their MLIS by the start date (8/21/2023).

Full consideration will be given to applications received by May 19, 2023. Search committee chair Rocco Cremonese ( is happy to answer questions related to the position. The complete Metadata Librarian position description, qualifications, and application instructions can be found at:

STEAM Summer Camp Instructor

Pitt’s Community Engagement Center in the Hill District is seeking students to support our STEAM Summer Camp Programming *July 24th-28th 9:00a.m.-4:00p.m.

Camp Instructors will assist in leading programming that teaches middle school youth concepts in video game design, podcasting, creative writing, artificial intelligence, and more. Training will be provided to interested volunteers to equip them with tools to deliver this curriculum for the program. Student volunteers may also receive a stipend to support the time commitment to the program.

If interested please contact Outreach Coordinator, Marlo Hall, at

*dates may be subject to change and clearances are required to work with minors.

Adult Programming Coordinator

This is a full time exempt position, 40 hours per week. Candidates must be available to work budgeted hours primarily Monday through Friday from 8:30-5:00 but occasionally during other open hours of the library: Current hours are Monday through Thursday 8:30am – 9:00pm, Friday 8:30am – 8:00pm, Saturday 8:30am – 7:00pm, and Sunday 10:00am – 6:00pm. As a condition of employment, work schedules may change as necessary to best provide user services and to meet the Library’s responsibility to the citizens of Greene County.

Full time benefits include Vacation, Sick and holiday pay. LAGER’s Retirement, Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance. Employee Assistance Program, Telehealth and retirement savings plan are also available.

This position requires an MLS or MLIS degree, from an ALA accredited institution or related Master’s degree. To be considered for this position TRANSCRIPTS MUST ACCOMPANY YOUR APPLICATION. All candidates for employment must be at least 16 years old.

Proof of United States Citizenship/Authorization to Work in the United States as established by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986 is a condition of employment

Essential Functions

·         Plans, develops and evaluates district-wide programs for adults

·         Identifies interests and needs of the community for district-wide adult programming

·         Explores and develops relationships in the community with potential program presenters

·         Collaborates with Planning and Development Librarian to select exhibits, program opportunities, and author events as well as assist in applications and procedures necessary to procure them

·         Coordinates Big Read/One Read and Summer Reading Program for adults district wide; may serve as Committee Chair or member for these committees

·         Assists with branch programming as needed

·         Coordinates with Community Relations to market adult programming

·         Organizes and maintains program information as a resource to be used by library staff

·         Researches best practices and trends in adult programming and disseminates the information to other library staff

·         Reports monthly statistics to the Business Office

·         Responds to inquiries from businesses, agencies and organizations seeking to present programs at the library

·         Assists with rooms set up for use during library sponsored or coordinated adult programming

·         Mentors staff responsible for adult programs throughout the District

·         Serves as member of Support Staff

·         Interprets and implements the Library’s General Conduct Policy

·         Timeliness:  The employee must be punctual and timely in arriving to work and completing tasks. The employee must also be capable of working all of the hours in their assigned shift.

·         Ability to work with others and the general public:  It is essential that individual who works in this position have the ability to work and interact in a cooperative, pleasant, and constructive manner with others.

·         This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; employee may be required to perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the Library.

Skills/Job Knowledge

·         Excellent communications skills, oral and written

·         Ability to effectively listen to and respond to patron inquiries

·         Effective problem solving and decision-making skills

·         Ability to give public presentations

·         Ability to perform essential job functions during times of high public usage

·         Basic knowledge library policies and functions

·         Computer and keyboard skills

·         Ability to operate various audiovisual, computer and teleconferencing equipment

·         Advanced knowledge of Internet functionality


·         MLS or MLIS degree, from an ALA accredited institution or related Master’s degree

·         Public Library experience

·         Experience in creating and presenting adult programming


·         Extensive contact with the public in person, over the telephone, and through email

·         Works closely with other branch personnel

·         Routine telephone and email contact with other departments and branches

·         Occasional work with other branch departments


·         Supervised by Executive Director

Physical Demands

·         Computer keyboard usage for extended periods of time

·         Physical mobility to move between work stations

·         Performs bending, squatting, kneeling and reaching from floor level to 6 feet in height

·         Routine lifting of library material weighing up to 50 lbs.

Working Environment

·         Primarily indoors, with heating and cooling regulated, in a general library environment

Miscellaneous Requirements

·         Must pass a security background check

The vision for the Springfield-Greene County Library is to be a thriving Library that is an integral part of the lives of the community. Library employees will be expected to embrace the following values:

Synergy – To produce a combined effect greater than what we can do individually

Empowerment – To give someone the means or ability to do something

Respect – To treat all people with dignity

Inclusion – To invite and welcome

Innovation – To start or provide something new

Confidence – To be certain of trustworthiness

Excellence – To be the best in everything we do

DS4SJ/CAASI Computer Science Summer Intern

Full time Software developer to support CAASI’s Data Science for Social Justice project. Develops code for CAASI web platform. Work closely with tech program manager and UX designer to implement and test web platforms. Coordinate development with other programmers and develop documentation.

This position will be from 5/1/23-6/30/23.

Prefer experience  with web development and related technologies, specifically: Python, Django, JavaScript, React, CSS, and Docker. Interest in being a full stack developer.

Head of Research and Instruction Services

Virginia Military Institute (VMI) seeks a passionate, creative, and user-focused professional to join Preston Library as Head of Research and Instruction Services. The successful candidate will: oversee all aspects of research and instruction services including policies and procedures; advocate for innovative information literacy instruction and user education services; and assess programs to help the Library understand and respond to cadet and faculty research and information needs. The Head of Research and Instruction Services will collaborate with a team of librarians to develop and deliver high quality research services, instruction, and programming to VMI cadets, faculty, and staff. The librarian will work closely with faculty, instructors, and administrators to cultivate and promote Preston Library’s commitment to support teaching, learning, and research.

This position is a full-time, non-tenure-track, Administrative/Professional Faculty Librarian position that reports to the Library Director.


  • Lead the strategic planning, development and operational oversight of instruction and research services.
  • Work collaboratively, within and outside of the Library, to develop responsive, user-focused information literacy instruction and research services and programs to support cadet, faculty, and staff excellence in academic research.
  • Develop innovative and engaging library instruction and information literacy programs that incorporate student learning outcomes, active learning strategies, and assessment.
  • Maintain online research tools and create research aides that facilitate library usage, including the library website and research guides.
  • Provide guidance, direction, planning, support, advocacy, and assessment of instructional services and initiatives at the Library.
  • Develop and sustain library instructional models, such as the ACRL Information Literacy Framework, through faculty partnerships.
  • Coordinate outreach to campus partners to lead and/or support campus-wide instructional initiatives; create and maintain a visible presence on campus, representing the Library in research and instruction initiatives.
  • Lead the entire range of in-person and online research support services (some evening and weekend hours required), providing high quality and timely services.
  • Support librarians as they engage in instruction, research services, and liaison activities.
  • Maintain knowledge of current trends in reference/research services, library instruction, information literacy and scholarly communication, and incorporate these trends into the work of the Library.
  • Assist with data gathering for annual reports as needed, including IPEDS, SACSCOC, Library Director’s Annual Report.
  • Participate in collection development.
  • Participate in night and weekend duty as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with information literacy instruction assessment.
  • Evidence of effective delivery of instruction, services, and programming to faculty and students.
  • Experience with Springshare platform and its services.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree from an American Library Association-accredited graduate program or related graduate degree.
  • A minimum of 3 years of academic library experience related to public services including research, reference, teaching, or outreach.
  • Demonstrated commitment to user-centered services for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and build relationships with colleagues and peers.
  • Excellent interpersonal written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills.

Compensation and Benefits

The salary is competitive, commensurate with experience. As a state institution, VMI offers an attractive benefits package, including health and dental insurance and retirement options. The details are available online in the Administrative/Professional Faculty Handbook.

Application Instructions

Candidates must apply online at: Head of Research and Instruction Services- Job Application

In addition to the online application please include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references.

Review of online applications will be ongoing until the position is filled.

Initial interviews will be conducted via Zoom or Microsoft Teams.

About Virginia Military Institute

Virginia Military Institute is a state-supported four-year undergraduate military college offering leading academic programs in the liberal arts, engineering, and the sciences. It is located in the southern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Lexington, Virginia (pop. 7,000), is also home to Washington & Lee University and offers a stimulating cultural atmosphere in a pleasant, rural setting.

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal education and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals, and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply. VMI will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with documented disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment, educational opportunities, programs and services.

Coordinator, Acquisitions Services

The University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press seeks a service-oriented librarian with knowledge of business accounting to lead the Acquisitions Unit within the Collections, Acquisitions, and Resource Sharing Department. The Coordinator, Acquisitions Services provides leadership for the Library’s collection procurement and material processing services to meet the evolving needs of the campus community. The Acquisitions Unit orders, receives, and provides shelf preparation for all library materials in all formats, manages the processing of gifts to the library collection, and liaises with the University’s Accounts Payable unit to ensure prompt payment of invoices. The Coordinator, Acquisitions Services provides fiscal oversight for a library collections budget of over $10,000,000 for the purchase of print books and serials, electronic resources, streaming and physical media, special collections and archival material, and other types of items.  The Coordinator works in collaboration with the Associate University Librarian for Acquisitions and Collection Services and the head of the Collections, Acquisitions, and Resource Sharing Department to carefully manage payments and budget allocations. The coordinator works closely with the head of the Cataloging and Metadata Department to assess copy cataloging standards and facilitate the physical processing of materials.

We welcome applications from early-career librarians with work experience in acquisitions and an interest in working closely with and learning from colleagues in collection management, electronic resources management, cataloging and metadata, and resource sharing.

Reporting to the Head, Collections, Acquisitions, and Resource Sharing Department, major responsibilities include:

Provide day-to-day oversight of the operations of the Acquisitions Unit in conjunction with Library goals and projects. Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate the team of non-exempt staff members. Collaborate with unit staff and the department head to develop and maintain efficient workflows, and to develop and plan long- and short-term goals for the unit.
Develop and update policies and procedures for acquisitions in conjunction with the Head, Collections, Acquisitions, and Resource Sharing and Head, Cataloging and Metadata, to ensure alignment with current best practices in the field.
Monitor Library materials budget spending in collaboration with the department head and AUL. Assist with the reconciliation of Library internal payment records with University records on a regular basis. Participate in audits as they occur and respond to auditor recommendations.  Resolve complex payment, access, and receipt issues with vendors or payees.  Provide data to managers to assist in planning Library spending.
Assist with assessment of acquisitions services, including approval plans, workflows, and vendor services and pricing.
Respond to acquisitions-related inquiries from internal stakeholders and external vendors.  Troubleshoot and respond to complex problems with orders, invoices, and record in the Library’s integrated library system.
Develop and maintain relationships with vendors and work closely with them to promptly resolve problems.  Collaborate with print, electronic, media, and system vendors to make the best use of Library resources and vendor services.
Provide training to subject liaisons on ordering materials and other acquisitions-related duties.
Provide acquisitions expertise as needed to other Library departments and staff. Foster an environment of collegiality and teamwork for unit staff, cultivating a respectful and inclusive work environment that empowers staff and values input from all employees.
Demonstrate commitment to active professional development for self and team to maintain currency on trends related to university needs, technology, and library services.

Outreach and Engagement Librarian

Outreach and Engagement Librarian     3/20/23

Position Opening:

Outreach and Engagement Librarian

Denison University, Granville, OH

Are you passionate about libraries? Are you committed to student success? Would you like to help spread the word about all that libraries can offer? Apply to help Denison University Libraries actively engage with our community members as the Outreach and Engagement Librarian. We’re looking for an innovative, collaborative, flexible, and service-oriented professional who is comfortable establishing and maintaining relationships to serve in this role. We recognize that candidates may not possess all of the preferred qualifications; however, the ideal candidate will bring many of them, and we are committed to helping our future colleague develop these preferred skills.

Reporting to the Director of Libraries, the Outreach and Engagement Librarian will help bring fresh insight and initiatives to our current reference and outreach efforts. You will extend outreach to administrative and service units on campus, building or strengthening relationships with Student Life and other academic support areas, as well as off-campus stakeholders such as Granville High School and the Granville Public Library. You will also enhance marketing and assessment efforts to ensure that outcomes are being met across the library and the college.

Who You Are:

You look forward to joining a team of committed library staff working to provide the best services possible to a liberal arts community.

You enjoy working in a collaborative environment to develop programs for an increasingly diverse campus.

You are a proactive, tech savvy, and motivated problem-solver.

You are adaptable and resilient in an ever-changing environment.

You are passionate about promoting the use of library collections and services.


What You’ll Do:

Lead the development, provision, and assessment of the Libraries’ outreach initiatives, such as new student orientations.

Promote library services and programming through outreach and marketing, including successful social media marketing campaigns.

Coordinate reference desk service and supervise student reference assistants, providing direction, training, and mentoring.

Collaborate with others and manage multiple priorities and projects.

Select qualifications:

ALA-accredited MLS, or equivalent degree.

Organizational, planning, communication, and interpersonal skills.

To view the full job description and to apply, please visit Applications received by April 23, 2023, will be assured full consideration; the position is open until filled. Please ensure that your cover letter addresses the essential duties and responsibilities of the role, and addresses your commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility and anti-racism. This is a full-time, 12-month, exempt, salaried, position working on campus Monday through Friday, with occasional evening and weekend hours. Salary range: $58,000-66,000.


About Denison

Denison is an increasingly diverse, highly selective, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 2,300 students from across the nation and around the world. The college is located in the village of Granville, 30 minutes from Columbus, Ohio, the state capital, which hosts a wide range of cultural and artistic opportunities. Granville offers an excellent public school system and easy access to outdoor activities. Denison is committed to attracting and supporting academically and culturally diverse professionals and is committed to providing a work and learning environment free from discrimination. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to attract and hire candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and identities. Denison fosters a campus community that recognizes the value of all persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender expression and identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and antiracism (IDEA) at

About the Libraries

Denison Libraries are committed to connecting people with ideas, and to creating an intellectual and cultural commons where students, faculty, and staff can experience the power of sharing information. You will be joining a staff of 10 professional librarians and 11 support staff members. Along with library staff, the building is home to our Center for Learning and Teaching, the Writing Center, and the Multilingual Learning Office.

Thanks to a generous donation from a Denison alum, the building went through significant renovations from 2018-2022, resulting in more spaces for students and other patrons to study, collaborate, and create. Throughout our 7 floors, the library has a variety of spaces that support quiet study as well as collaborative work. During a typical semester, we are open 110 hours a week. We ordinarily employ dozens of students each semester; students learn hands-on skills they can add to their professional portfolios. The library is there for our patrons virtually, as well. While we hold over half a million volumes in our building, we also have strong consortial partnerships that allow ready access to a network of 120 higher education members of OhioLINK, proffering 46 million resources. We offer access from wherever you are to over 700 databases and 26 million electronic articles, making our reach greater than that of many larger schools.




Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian

The Waidner-Spahr Library of Dickinson College seeks an Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian to join our user-focused, creative, and collaborative staff.  The ideal candidate will be flexible and tech-savvy, with strong communication and management skills. The person in this position will provide leadership, vision, and expertise for operations and initiatives that enable eresource access and discovery.  Responsibilities include managing the e-resources life-cycle, managing our discovery systems (primarily Alma-Primo VE), solving access problems for faculty and students, and liaising with IT staff and vendors.  Library staff collaborate frequently within and across library units and participate in shared problem-solving and decision making.  The person in this position needs the ability to work with others, and to see connections and overlap between various library systems and subsystems. This librarian also serves as liaison to a small number of academic departments, teaches information literacy in first year seminars and other classes, and assists with the on-call reference consultation service.  The Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian is a member of the technical services team, reports to the Associate Director of Library Resources & Administration, and directly supervises the Electronic Resources Library Technician.

The Library staff are highly collegial and actively engaged in the life of the College, scholarship, and the library profession at large.  We provide strong financial support for ongoing learning, professional development, and conference attendance both in-person and virtual.  The College supports the work-life balance needs of staff by offering an excellent benefits package, including College-paid retirement contribution, and an employee wellness program.  Employees enjoy free access to the Kline Fitness Center, remodeled and expanded with all new equipment in 2014; free parking; tuition benefits; a homebuyer program; and more. Work-from-home days are possible for this position, and funding for relocation is available.  Information on benefits is available at:

Dickinson College is in the historic borough of Carlisle in Pennsylvania’s Cumberland Valley, part of the Harrisburg-Carlisle metropolitan area.  The area offers an excellent quality of life and easy access to Washington, DC, Philadelphia, Baltimore and other major east coast cities. Downtown Carlisle with its many local restaurants and shops is adjacent to campus. Many outdoor activities are nearby, including state parks and the Appalachian Trail.  More information about Carlisle is available at:

This is a 12-month, full-time position available July 1, with an anticipated start in July or early August.  Review of applications will begin March 27, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.  Dickinson College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.  The minimum salary is $52,050, but the starting salary is negotiable based on the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience.

Please review posting details – including required qualifications, preferred qualifications and required application documents – and apply online at: