Jobs @ the Library

Interested in a digital library research and development program serving a world-class scientific and technical organization? If you are energized by leading edge opportunities and excited about forging models and technologies for the libraries of the future, we invite you to review our job openings.



 Job Title Section Leader for Research Services & Resource Discovery (Program Manager 2/3)

Vacancy Name:  IRC73401

LANL Research Library seeks a future-focused and collaborative professional to act as Section Leader for Research Services & Resource Discovery. Reporting to the Science Resource Office (SRO) under the Science, Technology & Engineering (STE) directorate, the Research Library is a strategic asset to the LANL community, advancing scientific discovery, scholarly publishing, and lifelong learning in support of the Lab’s mission.

A newly created position, the Section Leader plays a leading role in strategic decisions related to library services. The incumbent serves as part of LANL Research Library senior management team and participates in discussions that impact all areas of the Library. The successful candidate will directly lead two teams, currently named Reference & Research Support and Library Collections, Metadata & Discovery, in charge of developing and delivering services integral to the Research Library's role. S/he will also have the opportunity to reinvent and reimagine services to a geographically dispersed and multidisciplinary scientific community service from a data-driven, Web-based, and user-centered perspective.

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Job title: Acquisitions-Electronic Resources Librarian (Library Professional 1/2)

Vacancy Name: IRC76074

The LANL Research Library seeks a forward-looking information professional to proactively develop and manage library collections. The Library delivers essential knowledge services in support of the Laboratory’s mission to solve national security challenges through scientific excellence. We do this by hiring highly talented personnel who deliver outstanding service.

This position reports to the Head of Collections. You will also collaborate across project teams such as Reference & Research Support and Metadata & Discovery, supporting related workflows and providing services to Laboratory scientists and engineers. We seek a versatile individual eager to help shape the future of the LANL Research Library.

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Job title: Software Developer 2/3 

Vacancy Name: IRC75562

The Los Alamos National Laboratory Research Library is looking for a software developer. This developer will collaborate with Los Alamos’ exceptional staff and researchers to develop tools and platforms to support the research lifecycle and to help solve problems through scientific excellence. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, innovative, and creative as well as passionate about trends regarding digital tools and technologies. Additionally, the ideal candidate would strive to foster a collaborative environment and partnerships to develop and deploy novel technologies to address emerging challenges and opportunities for a 21st century research organization. The main responsibility of the position will be the design, development, and implementation of enhanced and custom digital tools, systems, services, and platforms. The results may involve custom solutions and/or customizations/deployment of open source and/or commercial off-the-shelf products. Reporting to the head of the Institutional Scientific Content team, the successful candidate will function as part of a collaborative and user focused development team that maintains key laboratory systems.

We offer a creative setting in which information technologies and services are applied to scientific productivity; we aggressively pursue new ideas, services, products, and approaches to satisfy research needs. This position requires a versatile individual who embraces creative problem-solving, works collaboratively, and has a strong customer service focus.

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