- Director, Library Futures. Innovative Interfaces. 2013 – 2014.
- Yale University, Science Librarian, 2007-2011.
- Consultant, Library Future.
- Master of Science in Foresight (Futures Studies), University of Houston, 2015 – Present
- Certificate in Foresight, 5/2015.
- MBA, Executive, San Francisco State University. 2017.
- Certificate in Human Centered Design (Design Thinking), Acumen & IDEO.
- Master’s of Library & Information Science, University of Hawaii, 2006.
- BA, Physics, Syracuse University, 2003.
- New Media Consortium Horizon Project Academic & Research Library Expert Panel.
- Special Libraries Association (SLA) Technology Council.
- USC Center for Library Leadership and Management Advisory Board
- Polaris Innovation in Technology John Iliff Award committee – Public Library Association of ALA.
- Chair – Partnership Coordinator/Vendor Relations Committee, Academic Division of SLA.
- ALA Advocacy Coordinating Group.
See full Curriculum Vitae (record of professional accomplishments) https://joelibraryfuture.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/cv-joe-murphy-librarian-resume-library-future-2014.pdf