The University of Dayton Libraries in Dayton, Ohio, seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented early-career professional to join the Information Acquisition & Organization Division as the Discovery Services Librarian. This is a full-time (12-month) tenure-track faculty position reporting to the Director of Information Acquisition & Organization.


This position will play an integral role in the development, implementation, and evolution of strategies and services for the seamless discovery of library resources and the continuous improvement of the user experience. As part of the discovery process, this role is responsible for managing aspects of the life cycle of electronic resources, which can include cataloging/metadata, access, discovery, assessment, and problem resolution. Since discovery is a constantly evolving process, this person is also responsible for monitoring trends and best practices in e-resources management, discoverability, and use. This position will work collaboratively to develop and assess efficient workflows for the enhancement of library discovery services.

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits. The University Libraries provide significant support to tenure-track librarians. Candidates should submit a brief statement indicating their experience or interest in conducting research and publication in pursuit of tenure.

To apply, submit cover letter addressing the required qualifications, curriculum vitae, research statement, and contact information for three references by May 10, 2017. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.

To see the full position description and to apply, please visit: Anticipated starting date is July 1, 2017.

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.

To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.