Staff Job Opportunities


Librarian III, Business Research and Instruction

The Business Research and Online Learning Librarian supports research and information needs in business and related science, engineering, and social sciences programs in collaboration with faculty, students, and staff in both face-to-face and on-line environments. This position develops and facilitates access to the services and collections of a complex, multi-faceted research library through direct contact with faculty and students. Through creativity and use of innovative technology, the librarian will advance the Sheridan Libraries’ efforts in providing excellent research support and teaching and learning opportunities for students and faculty.

This librarian develops and teaches specialized classes and workshops in business and the social sciences that incorporate rapidly evolving informational technologies as well as traditional methods; conducts research consultations; reviews, acquires, and assesses collections that support research in assigned areas; engages with faculty, researchers, and students across the full lifecycle of research and scholarship, offering dynamic services and technologies to enable all forms of research, discovery, and learning; and raises awareness of resources and services through outreach efforts such as department-based office hours.

The librarian is a member of the Libraries’ Teaching and Learning Team, using knowledge of pedagogical best practices to provide virtual, hybrid, and onsite research and information literacy support to students and faculty.See Job Req ID# 11054 for the full description of duties and qualifications.

Resource Acquisitions Manager

The Resource Acquisitions Manager oversees the strategies, processes and workflows of acquiring content in all formats for general and special collections of the Sheridan Libraries. In collaboration with the Head of Technical Services, this role helps develop the vision and strategic goals for the acquisitions team. This role also works closely with the Associate Director for Collections and Academic Services and Welch Medical Library’s acquisitions staff to coordinate electronic resources licensing and access management across the Johns Hopkins University Libraries.

This position has a deep understanding of best practices and emerging trends in collections procurement and scholarly publishing in academic research libraries. This individual actively engages with publishers, vendors, subscription agents, and consortia to acquire content and conducts ongoing evaluation of their services. In collaboration with colleagues across the University and content providers, this forward thinking position aligns acquisitions strategies with collection needs and available resources. The position develops innovative approaches and designs workflows to ensure that the Acquisitions team of six FTE obtain resources in a timely, fiscally responsible, and effective manner ensuring compliance with JHU’s licensing and financial principles and practices. See Job Req ID# 8471 for the full description of duties and qualifications.

Director and Curator of Evergreen Museum

Under the supervision and direction of the Sheridan Dean of University Libraries and Museums, the D/C oversees and participates in all aspects of Evergreen Museum & Library operations, including development of strategic vision; academic programming and educational outreach; collections care, curation, and interpretation; fundraising and financial planning; retail sales and marketing; facilities maintenance; and fostering staff, volunteer, board, university, and community relations. See Job Req ID#11990 for the full description of duties and qualifications.

Hopkins Retrospective Program Manager

Hopkins Retrospective is an outreach and research initiative sponsored by the Office of the President at Johns Hopkins University that aims to better understand the history of the University and weave that history into the university experience. The Program Manager’s role is to oversee Hopkins Retrospective, including: coordinating the execution of exhibitions and installations for the initiative; creating, developing, and managing the web and social media presence for the initiative; planning and carrying out oral histories for the initiative’s website; and developing and overseeing JHU history-related projects around the university campuses. The position will report to the University Archivist and have dotted-line reporting to the Office of the President.

More information about Hopkins Retrospective can be found at http://retrospective.jhu.edu/. Applicants are also invited to browse Hopkins Retrospective’s social media presences on Twitter (https://twitter.com/hopkinsretro) and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/hopkins_retro/). See Job Req ID# 11683 for the full description of duties and qualifications.

Note* Please attach a resume and cover letter as one PDF to your application. In your cover letter, please briefly describe your commitment to and/or experience with advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through professional practice. Applications received by August 20, 2018 will receive first consideration.

Library Specialist, Access & User Services

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director for User and Access Services, the Library Specialist assists with the oversight of the Libraries’ main service point. The incumbent acts as an intermediary between our users and the content and services they are seeking, and is often the front line face of the Libraries. This Specialist welcomes and guides users in the discovery and delivery of content, refers patrons to appropriate subject specialists, provides access to materials, troubleshoots or investigates to resolve user concerns, ensures excellent service standards, and responds efficiently to user inquiries to maintain high user satisfaction and an overall excellent experience that supports research and learning. See Job Req ID# 11863 for the full description of duties and qualifications.

Sr. Instructional Designer

The Senior Instructional Designer supports the mission of the Center for Educational Resources to partner with faculty to extend their instructional impact by connecting innovative pedagogical strategies and emerging digital technologies. The Senior Instructional Designer leads work groups in developing instructional and educational technology programs/projects. As a senior staff member, the Senior Instructional Designer serves on academic and technical committees within the library, on the Homewood campus, and occasionally at the institutional level and contributes to expansion of the institution’s knowledge base for education, research, and information technology objectives. This includes conceptualizing and conducting pedagogical research as well as writing articles, managing CER’s blog, and presenting papers at professional conferences. The Sr. Instruction Designer consults directly with instructors – faculty and graduate students – to improve their instructional impact by conducting classroom observations and assessing teaching performance. See Job Req ID#12324 for the full description of duties and qualifications.

Student Job Opportunities


Library Assistant

The Interlibrary Services Department of the Sheridan Libraries at Homewood is seeking dependable and committed student workers with good communication skills, ability to work collaboratively with others and ability to manage multiple assignments for general clerical work. Job# 10608. For the full description of duties, visit the Student Employment website.

Special Collections Fellowships


Special Collections offers a variety of fellowships for undergraduates and graduate students. These experiences offer the opportunity to explore original lines of inquiry while researching rare and unique materials.

Learn more about fellowship opportunities

Conservation & Preservation Fellowships and Internships


The Department of Conservation and Preservation is committed to and engaged in the ongoing training of conservators. As the field of conservation, preservation, and conservation science has grown, so too has the nature of and the need for a diverse array of training programs. The Department offers a range of opportunities — from short workshops on specialized topics and day-long conferences to paid internships and grant-supported post-doctoral fellowships. The following internships and post doctoral fellowships are offered on an annual basis.

The Harriet and Donlin Long Internship in Conservation

Through the generous gift of Harriet and Donlin Long, the Sheridan Libraries are able to offer semester length internships in book and paper conservation.

Contact Mark Pollei for information about this internship at mpollei@jhu.edu.

Heritage Science for Conservation (HSC) Fellowships and Internships

Our hiring is based on available funding. Students and visiting scholars are encouraged to contact us with expressions of interest in cultural heritage research. We welcome undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral researchers from diverse fields of science, including materials science and chemistry.

Contact Patricia McGuiggan to apply for HSC fellowships and internships at mcguiggan@jhu.edu.