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Head of Research Services & User Experience, Assumption College, Worcester, MA

Head of Research Services and User Experience

Assumption College seeks a dynamic and innovative librarian to provide leadership for its Research Services Department. The incumbent will manage and mentor a staff of 2 half-time librarians in providing research support services for undergraduate and graduate students, both on-campus and distance learners. S/he will also provide leadership and vision to guide the expansion of the information literacy program and strive to create an innovative environment where user experience is a priority. The successful candidate will work together with library staff in providing support for current and emerging curriculum. Additional responsibilities include reference collection development, liaison work with one or more academic departments, and serving as a member of the Library Director's Administrative Team.

 

Candidates must hold an MLS from an ALA-accredited library school and have at least 3-5 years of professional academic library experience, including reference service, teaching, and supervision. Candidates must exhibit a strong commitment to customer service. This librarian will possess a demonstrated ability to collaborate with faculty, administrators, and library staff, and to evaluate and implement new technologies. Some evening and occasional Sunday hours will be required. 

 

Apply online at: www.assumption.edu/hr. Preference will be given to applications received before Oct 9. The salary range for this position is $46,950 to $68,085. Applicants must be willing to contribute actively to the mission of the College as well as show respect for the Catholic and Assumptionist identity of Assumption College.

 

Assumption College, a Catholic liberal arts and professional studies college, was founded in 1904 by its sponsoring religious community, the Augustinians of the Assumption. The Library is a member of the Academic and Research Collaborative, consisting of 22 Central Massachusetts research and academic libraries. Assumption College is part of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and an Affirmative Action employer encouraging candidates who would enrich the College's diversity.

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Instruction & Research Services Librarian, Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA

Instruction & Research Services Librarian

Part time, Fitchburg State University, Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio Library

8 hours/week, weekdays late afternoon until early evening during the academic year at $24.00 per hour. Additional opportunity possible for hours on weekends, if interested.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Instructional Services:

  • Participate in the development, creation and management of digital course materials and curriculum content supporting the instruction programs in collaboration with Instruction Librarians.
  • Participate in the instruction program, providing instruction or research sessions under the guidance of Instruction Librarians.

Research Services:

  • Provide reference assistance through in-person interactions, chat, email, and phone calls. Special Projects on an as-needed basis, including:
  • Participate in the development of digital collections supporting the Archives under the supervision of the Archivist.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Library Science with recent work experience in a library setting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and maintain cooperative working relationships.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recent Work Experience in an Academic Library.

FULL/PART TIME
Part Time; unbenefited

EDUCATION

  • MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution or within 2 courses of completing an MLS or MLIS.

About Fitchburg State University:
Fitchburg State University, located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, is a public institution dedicated to integrating high-quality professional programs with strong liberal arts and sciences studies. Founded in 1894, the university now has more than 30 undergraduate programs and 22 master's degree programs, and 7,000 full and part-time students.

Information about the Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio Library is available at https://library.fitchburgstate.edu/

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please submit cover letter and resume.

In order to be considered for this position, you MUST apply at http://jobs.fitchburgstate.edu

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Assistant Professor, UNC, Greensboro, NC

The UNC Greensboro Department of Library and Information Studies invites applications and nominations for an Assistant Professor position with expertise in information services, information literacy instruction, and/or public libraries with a youth services focus. This is a nine-month, tenure track position which becomes effective August 1, 2019. A physical presence on campus in Greensboro, NC, is expected. Salary is commensurate with qualifications. Summer teaching is normally available as an option.

Responsibilities: High caliber teaching in online and through blended modalities, research, and service in all LIS areas will be considered but with special interest in: information services, information literacy instruction, and/or public libraries with a youth services focus. In addition to teaching and research, responsibilities include advising students and candidates for completion of the MLIS degree and community engagement and service to the Department, School, and University.

Preference will be given to applicants with work experience in libraries or information organizations and to those with an established research agenda.

Qualifications: Earned doctorate by August 1, 2019 in library and information studies, education, or closely related field, a Masters of Library Science (MLS) or Information Studies (MLIS) from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program, and demonstrated teaching excellence.

We are interested in attracting candidates who add to the diversity of the department in terms of race, gender, culture, perspective, and academic specialty.

The Department has a MLIS enrollment of over 300 students in both the Greensboro campus program and online. The Department is accredited by ALA through 2025.

Founded in 1891, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is classified by The Carnegie Foundation as a comprehensive doctoral, research university with "high research activity" and in the community engagement classification under Curricular Engagement and Outreach and Partnerships. The University has a diverse student body, with an enrollment of more than 19,000 students, including 3,600 graduate students, and is located in the city of Greensboro in the Triad area of North Carolina.
UNCG is one of four doctoral-granting institutions of the seventeen-campus University system and places strong emphasis on effective teaching as well as research and service to the community.

Application Deadline and Procedures: Review of applications will begin on and will continue until the position is successfully filled. Candidates should send: (1) a letter of application that addresses stated responsibilities, qualifications, and research agenda, (2) current vitae, (3) evidence of qualifications and experience in teaching (i.e. course evaluations, sample syllabi), and (4) the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three or more references electronically via: https://jobsearch.uncg.edu

For questions, contact:
Dr. Nora Bird, njbird@uncg.edu 
Dr. Julie Hersberger, jahersbe@uncg.edu
Dr. Anthony Chow, aschow@uncg.edu

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro has been and will continue to be committed to equality of employment opportunities and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, or age. Men, women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply. Moreover, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to recruiting and advancing women and minorities at all faculty/staff levels.

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College Archivist/Librarian, Special Collections, New London, CT

Connecticut College is conducting a national search for the College Archivist/Librarian for Special Collections position. This position will manage the College Archives and records management program, recommend policies, plan and implement procedures, provide reference and instruction services for the College Archives and Special Collections and serve as the Archives' principal contact with administrative and academic offices.

 

General Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The College Archivist/Librarian for Special Collections will collaborate with the Director of the Lear Center for Special Collections and Archives in planning departmental activities, creating and managing digital projects and developing grant proposals for the Lear Center
  • Manage the Lear Center and provide service in Special Collections in the Director's absence
  • Set archival processing goals for Lear Special Collections Librarian with responsibility for supervision in fulfilling those goals
  • Work with College offices to identify, evaluate and preserve important legal and administrative documents, materials and information relevant to the history of the college and collect, arrange, describe, and index material
  • Promote and facilitate efficient record keeping practices; survey records and create and update retention schedules in conjunction with College officials; maintain records according to Society of American Archivists guidelines, federal and state legislation, and agreements with individual departments
  • Provide security for confidential, restricted or legal documents; in conjunction with legal counsel and other officers of the College, create review and update access policies and guidelines for using the College Archives
  • Assist with physical and digital exhibits, events and programs
  • Perform research for College offices as necessary
  • Provide instruction and assistance to classes and promote integration of special collections and archival material into the curriculum
  • Assist in content development for and design of the Lear Center's web site and social media efforts
  • Participate in the planning and execution of digital scholarship projects for the Lear Center and collaborate with the Digital Scholarship and Curriculum Center on College digital scholarship initiatives
  • Provide guidance to patrons in the handling and use of original and legally sensitive materials
  • Assist in the supervision, training, and setting of goals for student workers, volunteers, and interns
  • Maintain current professional and technical knowledge through training and participation in professional organizations and publications and serve on IS, College and CTW committees, task forces and activity groups.
  • Other duties as assigned or as necessary

 

Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited masters degree in library or information studies
  • Minimum of 3 years of applicable archival experience including records management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to build and sustain key relationships with alumni, outside researchers, faculty, students, staff, community and professional colleagues
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion
  • Excellent knowledge of archival theory and methodology and records management practice
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, excellent organization skills and ability to set priorities and keep
  • Detail-oriented, well-organized, and able to work under pressure
  • Computer skills, including the use of integrated library systems, archival management systems, information databases, standard productivity software and archival digitizing equipment and techniques, EAD, and web editing software
  • Some travel required

 

Required Documents:

Cover letter, Resume, Three professional references, Brief description (150-300 words) of a class session conducted using rare or archival materials

 

Review of applications will begin on October 14. A complete description and link to the application may be found at https://conncoll.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=50624.

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Assistant Librarian, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

HEAD OF SCHOLARS' COMMONS

ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN OR ASSOCIATE LIBRARIAN

INDIANA UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES BLOOMINGTON

Indiana University Libraries Bloomington seeks enthusiastic, innovative, and creative leader to provide strategy and management in the position of Head of Scholars' Commons. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Develops and implements structure and strategy for programming in the Scholars' Commons in alignment with wider Libraries and campus initiatives, particularly aimed at supporting research and learning among graduate students and faculty;
  • serves as contact for a variety of partners who are located, or are providing programming, in the Scholars' Commons; 
  • establishes regular communication channels with and among Scholars' Commons partners; and encourages a sense of community and contribution toward the Scholars' Commons mission;
  • cultivates new and existing relationships with library units and campus-wide research and graduate student support programs and coordinates the integration of these into the Scholars' Commons;
  • coordinates and oversees a range of services and activities in the Scholars' Commons, including managing and participating in the delivery of information and research support services at the public desk. 

Qualifications:

Required: 

  • ALA-accredited master's degree or equivalent combination of a relevant advanced degree and academic library experience;
  • demonstrated increasingly responsible leadership experience in an academic or research library;
  • demonstrated ability to establish and expand collaborative relationships with library and campus colleagues and diverse populations;
  • demonstrated experience designing and delivering programs in collaboration with library and campus partners;

and excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact and work collaboratively with a diverse population of students, staff, faculty, administrators, and other members of the community; demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and self-direction; demonstrated experience with, and ability to apply, technology in research and instructional contexts; demonstrated understanding of the values of diversity and the importance of inclusion as demonstrated through a commitment to apply and incorporate the differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization (https://libraries.indiana.edu/file/indiana-university-libraries-diversity-strategic-plan-pdf); ability to meet the requirements of a tenure-track position at the IU Libraries (https://libraries.indiana.edu/file/promotion-and-tenure-criteria-iub-librarians-pdf ). 

Preferred: Supervisory experience in user-centered services; demonstrated experience with co-curricular educational programs, research support services in higher education, and/or graduate studies or faculty affairs programs; knowledge of instructional design, pedagogy, digital scholarship, and assessment principles.

For complete posting with additional responsibilities, required qualifications, and benefit programs information go to https://libraries.indiana.edu/job-postings-librarians

To Apply: For full consideration, applications must be received by Wednesday, October 24, 2018.  

The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com.

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources, Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 205, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 - Phone: 812-855-8196 - Fax: 812-855-2576 - Email: libpers@indiana.edu

For more information about Indiana University Bloomington go to https://www.indiana.edu/

For more information about Indiana University Bloomington go to https://www.indiana.edu/

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. 

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Health Sciences & Technology Librarian, Marshall B. Ketchum University, Fullerton, CA

Health Sciences and Technology Librarian

JOB SUMMARY

The Health Sciences and Technology Librarian is responsible for developing instruction for the University community in information resources, databases, and bibliographic software. The Librarian is responsible for maintaining access to electronic resources, including the website, EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS), and the Integrated Library System. The Librarian reports directly to the Library Director.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages the library in the absence of the Director.
  • Has knowledge of optometry, physician assistant, pharmacy, and health sciences literature and resources.
  • Develops and instructs Optometry and Physician Assistant classes in information literacy, the use of new technologies, EndNote and other school approved software. Creates lesson plans, handouts and presentations for in-class instruction.
  • Provides one-on-one teaching sessions, specialized search assistance, and builds relationships with Optometry and Physician Assistant faculty, staff, and students in order to support all research endeavors.
  • Provides reference updates and evidence-based literature to university faculty to support the development and delivery of primarily Optometry and Physician Assistant professional standards, protocols, and information.
  • Assists Director with Optometry and Physician Assistant collection development - research, documentation and processing titles in new areas as needed to expand Library holdings. Research and maintain new and evolving Pharmacy resources. Make recommendations to Director for purchase.
  • Creates and develops subject guides, instructional materials, and web tutorials for the library website. Records and edits tutorials on screencast software.  Maintains and troubleshoots technical issues related to the library website. Analyzes website analytics.
  • Updates and maintains electronic resources on the library's website.
  • Implements and maintains new and current library technologies and resources.
  • Acts as the library liaison with the IT department for IT issues.
  • Updates and manages library's Integrated Library System (ILS). Coordinates ILS updates with the software provider, library and IT department. Acts as the liaison between the IT Department, software provider and library for any technical support related questions and/or problems.
  • Organizes, updates, and maintains the EBSCO Discovery Service platform (EDS), including exporting and uploading MARC records from the ILS on a weekly and monthly basis. Updates holdings information and monitors access ensuring custom links, catalog, and Full-Text Finder are functioning properly. Troubleshoots issues with EDS as they arise and acts as first point-of-contact with EDS Support and IT staff.
  • Responsible for the operation of interlibrary loans including: searching, requesting, tracking; processing all orders; returning all loaned items and communicating with borrowers. Also responsible in monitoring the Electronic Fund Transfer Service (EFTS) account is reconciled and audited.
  • Develop outreach activities and communication to promote library programming, resources, and services.
  • Attends professional library conferences, seminars, and network committees; reads professional literature; attends and participates in staff meeting discussions. Completes special projects and tasks.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:

  • Research and information gathering systems and methods.
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS, as well as experience using content management software.
  • Keeps current of all new technological processes, trends, equipment and Information resources of the Internet and other electronic databases.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

The minimum amount of education that an individual needs in order to successfully perform the

essential duties of the position is:

  • Master's degree in Library Science (M.L.I.S) or equivalent from an ALA accredited library school.
  • Three to Five years of relevant experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

Located in Fullerton, CA, Marshall B. Ketchum University is an independent, private, non-profit, accredited educational institution. MBKU is home to the Southern California College of Optometry, the School of Physician Assistant Studies and College of Pharmacy. Named after the founder of the optometric institution in 1904, the change to the University structure addresses the growing demand for highly skilled health care professionals. The University's Southern California College of Optometry confers a Doctor of Optometry (OD) and a Master of Science in Vision Science (MS) degree. MBKU's School of Physician Assistant Studies under the College of Health Sciences awards a Master of Medical Sciences (MMS) degree. MBKU's College of Pharmacy welcomed its first class in the fall of 2016 and will award a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree. MBKU owns and operates two premier eye and vision care centers: the University Eye Center at Ketchum Health and the University Eye Center at Los Angeles.

 

BENEFITS

MBKU provides an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, and life insurance, free vision exams, short and long term disability, generous paid time off plans, a university-sponsored retirement plan with a 9% contribution and an on-site fitness center located on the Fullerton campus. See our website under Employment for more details regarding benefits of working for MBKU (www.ketchum.edu).

 

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates, please resume to scottjohnson@ketchum.edu. Position is open until filled. MBKU is an equal opportunity employer; requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. 

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Assistant Professor, Urban Futures & Communication, UMass Amherst, Amherst, MA

The Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks a communication scholar whose research and teaching focus on urban communication, environmental communication, and/or civics and governance in 'smart cities'. We seek theoretical and methodological innovation in researching the constitutive role of communication and information infrastructures in people's experience of the built environment. We seek a colleague whose work complements and extends the traditions in the department, which include digital media and public participation, cultural production and social inequality, and postcoloniality.

Additionally, the Department is interested in candidates who have demonstrated ability to contribute to the inclusive excellence and diversity mission of the department, college and university in research, teaching, and/or outreach. The rank will be at the Assistant Professor level. The position will begin Sept. 1, 2019 and will include responsibilities for teaching and supervision at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The ability to collaborate on and eventually lead interdisciplinary, grant-funded projects is desirable.

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a letter of interest, a CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and one article-length example of research, and names and contact information for three references. All materials should be submitted through the online website.

A completed PhD in Communication or closely allied field is required by the start of the appointment.

The university is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual's record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.

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Open Rank Faculty Position, IU School of Informatics and Computing, Indianapolis, IN

The Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing - IUPUI invites applications for one tenured or tenure-track faculty position (open rank) in the Department of Library and Information Science (LIS). The appointment will begin August 1, 2019 at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus. Exceptional teachers and researchers are being sought. The LIS Department is developing undergraduate applied data science programs, collaborates on graduate data science initiatives, and has an ALA accredited Master of Library Science degree program delivered through online methods. 

Areas of special interest include but not limited to:

  • Children/youth services
  • Digital youth
  • Youth STEM education
  • Youth and Technology

The department collaborates closely with the Human Centered Computing and the BioHealth Informatics Departments in the application of technology to address information needs.

By strengthening or complementing existing faculty in the department and school, ideal candidates will use creative, innovative approaches and technologies to address fundamental information challenges with broad societal impact and have the potential to leverage the strengths of the IUPUI campus, including its unique location in downtown Indianapolis, interdisciplinary and collaborative environment and nation-wide leadership in the health and life sciences. The IUPUI campus values civic engagement.

Submit PDF files containing

  1. curriculum vitae,
  2. cover letter, 
  3. descriptions of professional experience and teaching experience ("Other" in the list of required application documents);
  4. research areas ("Research Agenda" in the list of required application documents), including two papers that best represent the qualifications of the candidate) and
  5. the names and contact information of three references (for assistant professor rank; six references for associate or full rank/with tenure) at <>. For an appointment to be made with tenure, additional materials will be requested.

To ensure full consideration, please submit your application materials by December 1, 2018. However, the position will remain open until filled.

Basic Qualifications    

  • Ph.D. in Library or Information Science, Education Technology, Digital Humanities, or related fields. Applicants must have completed their degree by the date of appointment.
  • Assistant rank: Ability to develop a record of research productivity with emerging national impact.
  • Associate or full rank: Demonstrated record of funded research resulting in high-impact scholarly contributions; research team leadership. The ability to secure external funding will be considered a strong competitive advantage in the assessment of the candidates.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, mentor, and interact effectively with students in an online program.

 

Department Contact for Questions    

Questions pertaining to these positions can be directed to the Chair of the search committee, Dr. Ayoung Yoon, ayyoon@iupui.edu.

 

The search committee will also be available to meet with candidates who have applied for this position during the ASIS&T conference 2018.

 

Indiana University is an equal employment and Affirmative Action Employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

To Apply: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/6468

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Processing Archivist, Yale, New Haven, CT

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include two major art museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

Reporting to the Assistant Head of the Manuscript Unit for Processing, the Processing Archivist processes and catalogs archival and manuscript material in the fields of American and modern European literature, history, and the humanities from the eighteenth through the twenty-first centuries. Prepares finding aids according to relevant standards and established local practice, including using ArchivesSpace. Performs original cataloging in the MARC format for the library's online catalog. Plans, directs, and reviews work of processing assistants and student assistants. Assists in the preservation assessment of collections and in the selection of materials for conservation treatment. Assists in the ongoing development of the unit's processing and cataloging procedures for archival collections. Completes special projects as assigned. Contributes to Yale University Library and University-wide initiatives and is expected to be active professionally.

The Manuscript Unit is a division of the Technical Services Department. The Manuscript Unit supports the Beinecke Library's robust acquisition program and is responsible for the accessioning, processing, and cataloging of the library's manuscript collections. The manuscript collections range from ancient papyri and medieval manuscripts to twenty-first century literary archives. Particular collecting strengths include history of the American West, African American arts and letters, and twentieth-century literary and artistic movements. In addition to literary and historical manuscripts, formats include photography and artwork, audio and moving image recordings, born-digital files, and music.

The Beinecke Library is Yale's principal repository for literary archives, early manuscripts, and rare books. One of the great collections in North America, the Beinecke collections are internationally known and heavily used by scholars from around the world. For further information about the Beinecke Library, consult the library's web site at: http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/.

Qualified individuals new to the library profession are welcome to apply.

Job Qualifications:

Required Education, Skills and Experience: 

  1. Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent accredited degree, with formal training in archival theory and practice. In selected instances, a post-graduate degree in museum studies or a related discipline in the humanities or social sciences may be substituted for a master's degree in library science.
  2. Experience arranging and describing or providing public services for manuscript and/or archival collections.
  3. Experience working collaboratively and independently with varied groups within a complex organization and rapidly changing, team environment.
  4. Demonstrated knowledge of archival theory and practice may be substituted for formal training.
  5. Demonstrated knowledge of current national data content and structure standards related to the archival control of collection materials.
  6. Demonstrated knowledge of archival and library management systems.
  7. Demonstrated job or school experience with basic preservation and conservation standards for archival and manuscript collections.
  8. Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications and analytical ability.
  9. Demonstrated record of designing projects and bringing them to a conclusion in a timely fashion.

Yale University assigns ranks to librarian positions based on a combination of professional experience and accomplishments (see range assigned to this description as noted in the posting position title).

Librarian ranking information can be found at: http://www.library.yale.edu/about/departments/lhr/rank.html

 

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Strong knowledge of American or European literature or history, and broad knowledge in the humanities, as demonstrated through academic degrees or an equivalent combination of training or experience.

 

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Good reading knowledge of at least one modern European or other non-English language.

 

Yale University assigns ranks to librarian positions based on a combination of professional experience and accomplishments. Librarian ranking information can be found at: http://www.library.yale.edu/about/departments/lhr/rank.html.

 

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience: Experience processing manuscripts and archival collections. Graduate-level training in American or European history or literature. Experience using ArchivesSpace. Experience creating original MARC catalog records for manuscript material.

 

The University and the Library

The Yale University Library, as one of the world's leading research libraries, collects, organizes, preserves, and provides access to and services for a rich and unique record of human thought and creativity. It fosters intellectual growth and supports the teaching and research missions of Yale University and scholarly communities worldwide. A distinctive strength is its rich spectrum of resources, including around 15 million volumes and information in all media, ranging from ancient papyri to early printed books to electronic databases. The Library is engaging in numerous projects to expand access to its physical and digital collections. Housed in eighteen buildings including the Sterling Memorial Library, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the Center for Science and Social Science Information, and the Bass Library, it employs a dynamic and diverse staff of approximately five hundred who offer innovative and flexible services to library readers. For additional information on the Yale University Library, please visit the Library's web site at www.library.yale.edu.

 

The Beinecke Library is Yale's principal repository for literary archives, early manuscripts, and rare books. One of the great collections in North America, the Beinecke collections are internationally known and heavily used by scholars from around the world. For further information about the Beinecke Library, consult the library's web site at: http://www.library.yale.edu/beinecke.

 

Salary and Benefits

We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.

 

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications, consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references should be submitted by applying online at https://bit.ly/2MXQ4s0

 

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

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Faculty Positions, School of Information, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

The School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for four new full-time, tenured/tenure-track faculty positions to start in Fall 2019 or earlier, depending on applicant availability. The rank of each of the positions is specified in the details for that position; rank and salary for successful candidates will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. For details, please visit: https://www.ischool.utexas.edu/facultysearch
The four positions include:
  • A Full Professor to hold the endowed Bill and Lewis Suit Professor of Information Technology. This endowed professorship offers a competitive salary and an annual research allowance of approximately $15k. We are particularly seeking a senior scholar with a distinguished track record in information/informatics research in the areas of health, medicine, and/or medical organizations, although exceptional scholars in other areas will also be considered. If you have any questions about this position, please feel free to contact the search committee chair, Dr. Bo Xie, at boxie@utexas.edu
  • A Tenured Faculty Member, concurrently appointed as Associate Dean for Education, who will be appointed in a 9-month tenured faculty appointment (either as an associate or full professor, depending on current qualifications and experience) at 0.5 FTE and an administrative (12-month) capacity at 0.5 FTE. We are particularly seeking an established exceptional scholar with an active research program who is also an administrator with a proven track record in developing innovative cross-disciplinary teaching programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Areas of research and teaching focus are open, but should complement the existing strengths of the iSchool. If you have any questions about this position, please feel free to contact the search committee chair, Dr. Yan Zhang, at yanz@ischool.utexas.edu
  • A Tenured Faculty Member, concurrently appointed as Associate Dean for Research, who will be appointed in a 9-month tenured faculty appointment (either as an associate or full professor, depending on current qualifications and experience) at 0.5 FTE and an administrative (12-month) capacity at 0.5 FTE. We are particularly seeking an established exceptional scholar with an active research program who is also an administrator with a proven track record in writing, securing, administering, and disseminating grant-funded research, and leading others in becoming similarly successful. Areas of research and teaching focus are open, but should complement the existing strengths of the iSchool. If you have any questions about this position, please feel free to contact the search committee chair, Dr. Ken Fleischmann, at kfleisch@ischool.utexas.edu
  • An Assistant Professor in the early stages of their career who demonstrates exceptional potential as a scholar and researcher. Specific areas of research and teaching focus are open, but should complement the existing strengths of the iSchool. If you have any questions about this position, please feel free to contact the search committee chair, Dr. Pat Galloway, at galloway@ischool.utexas.edu
For all of the above positions, we only seek candidates with excellent research, teaching, and leadership abilities and a commitment to shaping the future of the UT Austin iSchool and the field of information more broadly. For more information about each of these positions and to apply, please visit: https://www.ischool.utexas.edu/facultysearch

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Data Services Librarian, New York University, New York City, NY

Job Posting: Data Services Librarian at New York University (NYU)
Apply: apply.interfolio.com/53788

New York University Libraries is seeking a tenure-track faculty librarian to support the needs of data-intensive research and teaching across a wide range of social sciences, humanities, and sciences disciplines at NYU. This individual works as part of a team to grow and sustain a rapidly evolving set of services that supports researchers across the full data lifecycle, including data finding and access; statistical, geospatial, qualitative, and text data analysis training and consultation; and data management, preservation, and publication.  
The Data Services Librarian plays a key role in building rich data collections for the libraries, working in close collaboration with other specialists to select, acquire, and manage tabular, text-based, and data materials to support campus research and scholarship in the social sciences and humanities. This person works in tandem with technologists, metadata architects, and developers within NYU Libraries to maintain and improve systems for description, storage, discovery, and access to tabular, spatial, and text-corpus data.
This position works to promulgate awareness of our resources and services among faculty and students through outreach activities and in partnership with other providers. The incumbent works closely with colleagues in Data Services and the Librarian for Geospatial Information Systems to deliver data-focused instruction, reference, and consultation activities. Depending upon the background of the candidate, this person may also serve as liaison librarian to one or more programs or departments at the University, selecting materials and providing services to support the research and teaching of faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students in said areas.
The Data Services Librarian participates in library-wide committees, activities, and special projects, especially those involving new technologies and data. The incumbent will develop and maintain awareness of data-centered initiatives across the sciences, attending professional meetings, workshops and conferences for training and continuing professional development. The Data Services Librarian is based in the NYU Data Services, a joint service of the NYU Libraries and NYU Research Technology. This position reports to the Head of Specialized Research Services and Data Services in the Collections and Research Services Division, and operates in close coordination with the Digital Scholarship Services and the Digital Library Technology Services group.
At the Division of Libraries, we are proud of our organizational culture and we are committed to building and sustaining a diverse, inclusive, and equitable organization that supports a sense of belonging for the staff and communities we serve. For more about our values, see http://library.nyu.edu/about/general/values/
About New York University Libraries
Libraries at New York University serve the school's 40,000 students and faculty and contain more than 5 million volumes. The Libraries supports NYU's vision to become the first true Global Network University by collaborating with and providing services to our 11 global academic centers and our "portal campuses" in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai. New York University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the OCLC Research Library Partnership, and the HathiTrust. The Libraries participate in a variety of consortia and collaborate closely with Columbia University Libraries and the New York Public Library through the Manhattan Research Library Consortium. View NYU Libraries Mission and Strategic Plan.
Qualifications
Required:
  • Minimum one graduate degree (master's level or higher) for consideration.  A second graduate degree will be required for tenure review. One of the two graduate degrees must be an ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent.
  • Academic or professional experience in a social sciences field like politics, sociology, economics, or another field utilizing quantitative methodologies.
  • Basic knowledge of public and proprietary resources for national and international numeric data.
  • Basic knowledge of IT development, programming and/or coding/scripting.
  • Ability to work effectively with patrons and colleagues in a collaborative environment.
  • Reference/consultation, teaching, and/or outreach experience in an academic library.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills.
  • Strong public service orientation.
Preferred:
  • Experience cleaning and optimizing data in various forms and/or a working knowledge of metadata standards related to the description, access, and preservation of numeric data, (e.g. Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) specification).
  • Experience acquiring or licensing data resources for a library collection.
  • Experience working across organizational boundaries and managing complex stakeholder groups to move projects forward.
  • Proficiency in at least one scripting language such as Python; experience with Bash (shell scripting), JavaScript, and/or Ruby; knowledge of Unix command line utilities, Git, web server administration, and interaction with APIs and database systems.
  • Basic familiarity with software for statistical, geospatial, qualitative, and/or text analysis (e.g. SPSS, Stata, R, ArcGIS, Atlas.ti, NVivo, Mallet).
Apply at: apply.interfolio.com/53788

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Program Assistant, Library Teaching & Learning Program, Hanover, NH

The Library Teaching & Learning program cultivates and advances the Library staff's role in teaching and learning at Dartmouth. Teaching & Learning partners with faculty, staff, and students to foster critical information literacy and lifelong learning.

The Teaching & Learning Assistant supports the program by providing communications support, coordinating Library exhibits featuring intellectual work of the Dartmouth community, supporting the Institute for Writing & Rhetoric program, and providing administrative planning and support for workshops and events.

This is an 18-month term position.

For more information, click here.

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Community Archives Specialist, USC Libraries, Los Angeles, CA

Community Archives Specialist, University of Southern California (USC) Libraries

Library IT

Los Angeles, California


The University of Southern California (USC) Libraries are seeking an innovative, experienced, and creative Community Archives Specialist to join the USC Libraries as the Community Archives Specialist for a one-year grant funded contract position. The Community Archives Specialist will conduct community outreach to the region's cultural heritage stewards and members of the Los Angeles as Subject research alliance. The successful candidate will assist in the design of a survey tool, assist in its implementation,and conduct community outreach. The Specialist will also serve as the liaison between the LA as Subject community and USC Libraries IT department to develop a new online platform.

THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

The University of Southern California is one of the world's leading private research universities. An anchor institution in Los Angeles, USC has a large number of international students and offers extensive opportunities for internships and study abroad. With a strong tradition of integrating liberal and professional education, USC fosters a vibrant culture of public service and encourages students to cross academic as well as geographic boundaries in their pursuit of knowledge. For more information, visit www.usc.edu.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Assists in the design of study protocols. Recommends methods and procedures for data acquisition, management and quality control. Recommends statistical techniques for data analysis. Contributes to the writing of reports, research papers, articles and other documentation of study results
  • Assists in building and maintaining study samples. Disseminates information about the project. Screens participants by assessing eligibility for research protocols and potential for commitment to project. Develops and implements sample enhancement strategies. Monitors participant progression throughout study and conducts evaluation at end of study
  • Contributes to the documentation and update of study procedures. Coordinates design, revision, approval and production of research instruments and related materials such as consent forms
  • Writes status reports of study efforts and works with investigators on the writing of articles, research papers and other documentation of study results
  • Create assessment tools to capture LA as Subject members understanding of and level of interest in engaging with a new online platform
  • Travel to different archive collection sites across Los Angeles County and neighboring areas
  • Familiarity with content management systems and how their design and architecture affects the discoverability and accessibility of resources
  • Adeptness and flexibility in working with diverse communities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

 

The university reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

 

Benefits:

USC has excellent benefits, including health benefits for employees and their families with access to the renowned university medical network; eligibility for retirement plans with employer contributions after six (6) months of employment; tuition benefits for employees and their families; access to professional development opportunities; central Los Angeles location with easy access to commuter trains, buses, and tram pick up services at no charge to employees; discounts to a wide variety of cultural, sporting, and other campus events.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum qualifications:

Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree; combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience: 2 years

Minimum Field of Expertise: Directly related education and experience to be able to advise on project procedures and analysis techniques

Desirable qualifications:

Preferred Education: Master's Degree

Preferred Experience: 3 years or an equivalent community archive experience. Adeptness and flexibility in working with diverse communities.

 

Application Procedure

As part of the application, candidates must upload one document file (Word or PDF) that contains the following:

  1. a cover letter,
  2. Resume (including telephone and e-mail address).

 

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The university particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.

Further information is available by contacting uschr@usc.edu.


Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree
Minimum Experience: 2 years
Minimum Field of Expertise: Directly related education and experience to be able to advise on project procedures and analysis techniques

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Instruction Librarian, University of Houston Libraries, Houston, TX

Responsibilities
The University of Houston seeks a collaborative and learner-centered instruction librarian to join the instruction team within the Liaison Services department. The instruction team coordinates several lower-level undergraduate face-to-face and online library instruction programs and enhances information literacy education to upper-level undergraduate and graduate programs. The Instruction Librarian will contribute significantly to the design, teaching, and assessment of face-to-face and online library instruction curricula for these programs. The incumbent will work with liaison librarians and faculty to integrate information literacy and research skills into departmental curricula. This position will contribute to the instruction team's mentoring and training of librarians on instruction and assessment methods. General responsibilities will include: developing instruction materials for face-to-face and online education, including lesson plans, tutorials, and research guides; teaching information literacy sessions; and contributing to programmatic assessment initiatives. The Instruction Librarian will receive mentorship and training in these areas, and will have the opportunity to build skills for leading programs and initiatives. The position reports to the Coordinator of Instruction. Recent graduates and early career librarians are encouraged to apply.
The University of Houston is a dynamic, forward moving university with goals emphasizing both national research competitiveness and student success. The instruction program is an active collaborator in university student success initiatives. Instruction librarians are expected to proactively develop partnerships with faculty to advance these initiatives and contribute to departmental priorities in alignment with the UH Libraries Strategic Plan 2017-2021.
The Instruction Librarian is a librarian position. Librarians hold academic rank pursuant to the University of Houston Librarians' Bylaws Document. They are expected to develop a record of service, scholarship, and professional development. The UH Libraries support the ongoing professional development of librarians and seek to recruit individuals committed to continuous learning and growth.
Qualifications:
Required -
• Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program
• Ability to work strategically and collaboratively with stakeholders
• Demonstrated excellent communication skills
• Demonstrated interest or coursework in information literacy and library instruction
Preferred -
• Classroom teaching experience
• Demonstrated interest in student success and student learning
• Knowledge of pedagogy, instructional design, or education theory
• Familiarity with student learning assessment practices
• Demonstrated engagement with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education
Salary: $60,000 to $63,000 expected hiring range, depending on qualifications. Comprehensive benefits package; choice of retirement programs including TIAA-CREF; tax-deferred annuity program available; release time to take a class up to 3 hours/week; no state or local income tax.
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted at: https://libraries.uh.edu/about/employment/instruction-librarian/.
Visit the UH Libraries Employment page for more information: http://libraries.uh.edu/about/employment/. Potential applicants seeking further information should contact Christina Gola, Director of Recruitment and Organizational Learning, at 713-743-9761 or chgola@uh.edu.
Library Information: UH Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the Greater Western Library Alliance, HathiTrust, the Council on Library and Information Resources, the Digital Library Federation, and the Texas Digital Library. The campus libraries provide access to over 3.1 million volumes. The University Libraries' total staff is 160 FTE, including 62 professionals. Additional information about UH Libraries is available at: http://libraries.uh.edu.
The UH Libraries' Strategic Plan 2017-21 focuses on quality collections, research productivity, student success, and transforming library spaces. The complete document is available at: http://libraries.uh.edu/strategic-plan/. The Libraries' Strategic Plan supports an ambitious set of goals adopted by the University and furthers the drive for flagship status: http://www.uh.edu/about/mission/. We seek to recruit librarians who can relate their work to these strategies and understand their role in advancing these strategic imperatives.
University of Houston Libraries respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity. Our organization serves one of the most diverse campuses in the nation and seeks to recruit and retain a similar community of library professionals. We welcome candidates whose experience in libraries, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to excellence in diversity and inclusion.
General Information: The University of Houston campus comprises 14 colleges offering close to 80 degree programs with an enrollment of more than 45,000 students, 7,200 of whom are enrolled in graduate studies.
Houston, the fourth largest city in the United States, offers all the cultural and recreational opportunities of a great city and is within easy reach of the Gulf of Mexico. It enjoys a reasonable cost of living. For additional information, including information about Houston's flourishing arts scene and entertainment offerings, please see: http://www.visithoustontexas.com/. For information about housing and living in Houston see: http://www.houston.org/living/index.html.
Appointment to this position is contingent on the results of a completed criminal history records investigation.
THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. MINORITIES, WOMEN, VETERANS, AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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Multiple Positions, UCSB Library, Santa Barbara, CA

The UCSB Library has initiated a search for an Archival Processing Specialist. 
 
Information about this position can be found on the Library website and OACIS (https://jobs.ucsb.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=192853). 


The UCSB Library has initiated a search for a Circulation and Course Reserves Manager. 
 
Information about this position can be found on the Library website and OACIS (https://jobs.ucsb.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=192851).

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Reference Librarian, Georgetown Law Library, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC

Georgetown Law Library is seeking applications for a Reference Librarian, based in the Edward Bennett Williams Law Library. Located in the nation's capital, and within walking distance of the U.S. Congress and the Supreme Court, Georgetown University Law Center is recognized for the quality of scholarship, its renowned faculty, and for its exceptionally talented and diverse student body. Focused on service excellence and innovation, it is among the largest academic law libraries in the nation. Georgetown Law Library is one of the country's premier legal research institutions, with a dynamic staff of more than 50 people and a collection exceeding one million volumes. We strive to live up to our motto: "Supporting Scholarship, Excelling in Service, Leading in Technology."

For more information, click here.

The Reference Librarian provides extensive reference service to the Law Center's faculty and students by participating in the reference desk rotation, individual research consultations, writing research guides, and participating in other law library instructional programs as needed. Librarian instruction directly supports the curriculum of the Law School. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Provides extensive reference services to the Law Center's faculty and students by participating in reference desk rotation, individual research consultations, writing research guides, and participating in other law library programs as needed.
  • Serves as a liaison to approximately for designated faculty, training their research assistants, providing customized research tools, and performing more complex research requests.
  • Understands designated faculty members' area of teaching and scholarship and for developing proactive services; and provides advanced and refresher online training to faculty members.
  • Collaborates with others in the library to develop marketing and outreach initiatives to introduce and educate faculty about library services.
  • Responds effectively to specialized research questions from faculty ranging from law and related disciplines (e.g., international, foreign and comparative law).
  • Participates in basic and advanced legal research instruction, online training, clinical research instruction, Legal Practice Faculty liaison program for instruction in legal research and writing, journal liaison program, library tours, and other educational programs.
  • Evaluates and selects materials for the library's collection in assigned subject areas.
  • Conducts research in appropriate disciplines to prepare for classes in specific topics (e.g., environmental law, health law or communications law). Identifies key materials in the subject areas.
  • Evaluates and selects materials for the library's collection in assigned subject areas.  
  • Delivers timely, accurate information to faculty or students which is vital to the accuracy of briefs or other court documents, the validity of litigation, mediation and other procedures involving our faculty and students, particularly students in clinical programs.
  • Shares responsibility with other reference librarians for research assistance at the Reference Desk (at this time, the Reference Department handles approximately 11,000 reference questions each year).
  • Meets with students on a regular basis to provide individualized research advice and instruction.
  • Shares responsibility with other reference librarians for the formal classroom instruction of approximately 5,000 students (at this time the reference department offers more than 150 classes each year).
  • Develops, plans and/or teaches programs on various aspects of legal research to groups outside the library's primary patrons, and conducts tours of the library for visitors.
  • Participates as a member of Library and Law center committees, as well as professional associations (both library and law related).
  • Through work and action, advances library goals and values as articulated in library planning documents and values statement.

Requirements

  • Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA-accredited law school or non-U.S. J.D. equivalent or Master's degree from an ALA-accredited school of library and/or information studies or non-U.S. Master's degree equivalent
  • Preference for 1 to 3 years of professional experience in a law or academic library, and experience with teaching legal research
  • Knowledge of legal materials
  • Experience with legal research materials, including online legal databases
  • Awareness of current trends in legal research, library automation and library instructional programs
  • Ability to integrate different but relatively similar bodies of knowledge and/or functions, as well as some analytical ability
  • Excellent communications skills

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applications must include both a resume and a cover letter, which includes the names and contact information for three references. To receive full consideration, application materials should be received by September 7, 2018.

Current Georgetown Employees:

If you currently work at Georgetown University, please exit this website and login to GMS (gms.georgetown.edu) using your Net ID and password. Then select the Career worklet on your GMS Home dashboard to view Jobs at Georgetown.

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume  for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or ideaa@georgetown.edu.

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Head of Reference, Georgetown University Law Library, Washington, DC

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.

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Requirements

Head of Reference - Georgetown University Law Library

Georgetown Law Library is one of the country's premier legal research institutions, with a dynamic staff of over 50 people and a collection exceeding one million volumes. We strive to live up to our motto: "Supporting Scholarship, Excelling in Service, Leading in Technology."

Located in the nation's capital, and within walking distance of the U.S. Congress and the Supreme Court, Georgetown University Law Library is seeking applications for a Head of Reference, based in the Edward Bennett Williams Law Library. The Head of Reference manages all aspects of the library's reference department to ensure that the library provides high-quality professional research and information services to Law Center faculty, staff, students, and other patrons.Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinates reference desk coverage provided by 15-20 librarians covering weekday, evening, and weekend hours.
  • Supervises legal research instructional programs.
  • Oversees development of guides and other research aids for the library website.
  • Participates in collection development with a focus on U.S. law.
  • Leads reference service initiatives and outreach programs.
  • Supervises 6 full-time librarians and coordinates both the library's faculty liaison program and one full-time paraprofessional in consultation with Heads of the International and Foreign Law Department and Library Research Services.

Requirements

  • J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school or non-U.S. J.D. equivalent
  • Master's degree from an ALA-accredited school of library and/or information studies or non-U.S. Master's degree equivalent
  • 3 or more years of library experience
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience teaching
  • Experience with legal research materials, including online legal databases
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Evidence of teamwork, strong service and work ethic, creativity, initiative, and flexibility

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To apply for the Head of Reference position, please submit applications via the Georgetown University Careers portal and include a cover letter, a current resume, and the names and contact information for three references.  Address applications to Joseph W. Thomas, Acting Director of the Law Library. To receive full consideration, application materials should be received by October 3, 2018.

Current Georgetown Employees:

If you currently work at Georgetown University, please exit this website and login to GMS (gms.georgetown.edu) using your Net ID and password. Then select the Career worklet on your GMS Home dashboard to view Jobs at Georgetown.

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume  for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or ideaa@georgetown.edu.

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Supervisory Librarian, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA

This is the position of Supervisory Librarian of the Harvard- Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA). The incumbent reports to the Director of the CfA. The Supervisory  Librarian provides strategic leadership and oversees day-to-day management of the John G. Wolbach Library. 

Responsibilities

The Supervisory Librarian assists in the formulation of policies, program goals, budgets and financial operations, and objectives that include the development of short and long-range plans to accomplish the library department's goals. The incumbent is responsible for a broad range of library services, including administration, collection development, collection management, information systems, reference services, interlibrary loans, document delivery, digital curation, preservation of digital objects, and the management of the library's physical space.

Duties:

  1. Compose policies, program goals, budgets and financial procedures, and objectives on an as-needed basis.
  2. Create short and long-range plans to accomplish the library department's goals on a quarterly basis.
  3. Oversee all section activities including administration, collection development (acquisitions and cataloging), collection management (circulation, binding, de-accession, preservation, conservation, digitization, and security), information systems, reference services, interlibrary loans, document delivery, digital curation, preservation of digital objects (research software, datasets), and the management of the library's physical space.
  4. Work together with vendors, publishers, societies, archives, government agencies and other institutions worldwide.
  5. Plan, coordinate and supervise the department's work: copy cataloging in all subjects, languages and physical formats; receiving and processing materials and records through vendor-supplied services; project management involving collaboration with contract and collections staff; and maintenance of the Libraries' Collection records in SIRIS.
  6. Lead and train staff to resolve complex copy cataloging and post-cataloging data problems. Troubleshoots and resolves data integrity issues and errors.
  7. Manage the supply and use of vendor-supplied bibliographic records, including working with vendors to provide catalog records that meet national and international standards. Develop and implement changes and improvements to cross-departmental workflow.
  8. Supervise approximately 5 employees both exempt and non-exempt professional and support staff, including both Harvard College Observatory (HCO) and Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) employees. Assign projects and tasks; prepare performance plans and perform performance appraisals; approve work schedules, leave, and overtime; resolve conflicts and take disciplinary action when required; nominate staff for awards to reward exceptional performance; give advice, counsel, or instruction to staff on both technical and administrative matters; determine training needs and arrange training as appropriate; and interview and hire new staff when vacancies occur.
  1. Communicate and present library goals, objectives, plans, and the status of individual projects to CfA administrators, university administrators, and all relevant library stakeholders.
  2. Participate in institutional committees and working groups (e.g. Harvard Library Stewardship Standing Committee, Science Libraries Council, CfA Scientific Computation Advisory Committee) and participates in institution-wide policy development regarding the stewardship of research artifacts.
  3. Present original research and projects at both astronomy and library-related conferences. Publish research in the scholarly literature.
  4. Solicit external funding to support original research and library services. Keep abreast of and responds to trends in national service models and changes in research and curricular environments.
  5. Develop, establish, and maintain professional relationships with librarians, curators, and facilities staff to share resources and information to coordinate workflow, project planning and policy development in the Library.
  6. As a consultant for CfA to provide technical recommendations on the conservation and/or preservation of Library materials.
  7. Fulfill other duties as assigned by the Director.

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Computer Information Systems, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL

The Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Computer Information Systems is responsible for facilitating student comprehension and application of concepts, skills, and behaviors that contribute to the development of mature, able and responsible members of society. This position exists to provide educational services to traditional and non-traditional students during the day or evening.

Essential Functions:
  • Responsible for effective teaching of graduate and undergraduate Computer Science, and/or Computer Information Systems courses from introduction to advanced levels. 
  • Plans and employs a variety of appropriate instructional/learning strategies and activities which are compatible with the physical facility but serves the needs and capabilities of the students.
  • Develops and implements a program of instruction that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students and is consistent with the university, SACS, and ABET accreditation, and state of Alabama study and curriculum guides.
  • Assesses student's abilities as related to desired educational goals and objectives, in order to maximize student achievement.
  • Manages the behaviors of learners in the online classroom environment and utilize state-of-the-art technologies to enhance content delivery, in order to provide a general environment conducive to the learning process. 
  • Communicates continually to students (either in writing or verbally) in regards to instructional expectations, student progress or lack of progress.
  • Actively participates in and works with university personnel in planning effective instructional goals, objectives, methods and curriculum. 
  • Exhibits a commitment and ability to conduct scholarly activities and engage in professional, university, and community service. 
  • Participates in professional growth and development activities including staff meetings, and in-service and staff development activities as required or assigned.
  • Assists in the documentation of student progress by efficiently maintaining and submitting appropriate records and reports. 
  • Ensures that the classroom or instructional environment is healthful and safe and generally conducive to learning.
  • Agrees to participate in extra-curricular activities as requested by the head of the department or Dean of the school, including service on committees.
  • Serves on various committees. 
  • Participates and belongs to educational/professional associations (within concentration) and participates in their activities.
  • Registers student attendance in accordance with JSU policy.
  • Effectively serves as advisor and mentor for Computer Science and/or Computer Information Systems majors. 
  • Fulfill faculty responsibilities as stated by institutional and departmental policy and by administration.
  • Defines, conducts, and publishes sustained inquiry in one or more areas of Computer Information Systems or Management information Systems. This includes, but is not limited to, publication in refereed journals, presentation at professional meetings, submission of research proposals for grants, presentation to faculty groups, and/or development of new curricula, teaching methods, or program.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the department head.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
  • Doctorate in Information Systems, Computer Information Systems or Management Information Systems or ABD with completion date prior to start of employment
  • Rank and salary are contingent upon qualifications, experience and needs of the university.
  • In the event that this tenure-track position is not filled as tenure-track, applicants may be considered for a temporary or visiting position for one year.
Required Documents:

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Program Manager, Franco American Centre, UMaine, Orono, ME

The University of Maine at Orono is seeking someone to develop and populate a portal of primary sources related to Franco Americans. More information can be found on the website.


Statement of the Job:

The Program Manager will be responsible for developing and populating a portal of Franco American primary sources; for cultivating and managing relationships between the three UMS Franco repositories (UMFK, UM, USM) as well as the members of the advisory board; for developing relationships with other repositories with holdings of Franco American materials; for promoting awareness and use of this resource by scholars, students, educators, and the general public; for overseeing interns and teaching related courses. This position is for a fixed-length, two year appointment. Typical hiring range for this position is $39,000 to $42,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Take the lead, in conjunction with the Advisory Board, to oversee the creation of the Franco American portal;
  • Manage all facets of the development of the Franco American Portal, including the digitization of materials;
  • Manage the cooperation between the three UM Franco-American repositories;
  • Build productive relationships with internal and external constituencies;
  • Travel on a regular basis to the three archival sites (weekly to USM, frequently to UMFK);
  • Teach courses that draw from and use the digitized resources;
  • Oversee interns;
  • Develops and maintains professional relationships that reflect courtesy, civility, and mutual respect.
  • Commits to organizational improvement by identifying opportunities to improve and recommending possible alternatives for a situation.
  • Performs other reasonably related duties as assigned. 


About the University:
The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,200 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus and throughout the state. UMaine is the state land and sea grant university and maintains a leadership role as the System's flagship university. As a result, it is dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research, and service at the university, state, and national levels.

Further information about UMaine can be found at https://umaine.edu/

The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.

UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live.

Learn more about what the Bangor region has to offer here.

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

  • A Master's degree in a related field and three to five years relevant professional experience;
  • Extensive knowledge of and contacts with Franco American repositories throughout the Northeast;
  • Competency with digitization and metadata requirements;
  • French language competency;
  • Competency in the field of Franco American Studies, with demonstrated success therein (preferred);
  • Excellent written, oral, and electronic communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with different constituencies, manage different demands, and provide solutions;
  • Teaching experience;
  • Ability to travel, normally requiring a valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications:

Competency in the field of Franco American Studies, with demonstrated success therein.

Other Information:
Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position" below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload:

  • a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position
  • a resume/curriculum vitae
  • contact information for three professional references

You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

Search Timeline is as follows:

Review of applications to begin: September 17, 2018
Screening interviews to begin no earlier than: October 3, 2018
On-site interviews to begin no earlier than: October 15, 2018
Tentative start date: November 1, 2018

Appropriate background checks are required.

The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran's status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

Length: Fiscal Year (12 Months)

Required Documents: Cover Letter, References, Resume/CV

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Graduate Assistant, Master of Public Health Program, Simmons University, Boston, MA

Graduate Assistant: Simmons 

The Simmons Master of Public Health Program is seeking a Graduate Assistant to support the ongoing growth and operations of this new online graduate program focused on advancing health equity.  The student will work 15-20 hours per week, and will report to Dr. Shelley White, MPH Program Director.

The position will involve, but will not be limited to: project management, communications and program support (i.e. compiling and design of reports and accreditation materials, preparation of marketing materials); program research (i.e. gathering data on curricula, accreditation requirements, learning frameworks, etc.); and administrative supports and meeting management (i.e. scheduling, notetaking, hospitality, etc.).  This position offers the exciting opportunity to learn about and support the operations of new educational programming, and to support the advancement of public health, health equity, and social justice.

The position will begin in September of 2018, and will last through the spring 2019 semester, with potential for a future or continuing appointment contingent upon performance as a Graduate Assistant and in the student's graduate program. Students must be enrolled in at least two courses (8 credits) and must maintain a grade of "B" or better in each course to be eligible.

 

Requirements:

  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with technology and research methods
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of MS office and Google Drive (working knowledge of Publisher or similar software would be a plus)
  • Ability to provide support to multiple faculty members
  • Professionalism in working with faculty and staff and in managing confidential matters

To apply:

Please send a resume and a cover letter to Shelley White at shelley.white@simmons.edu.  Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 

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Head of Special Collections, California State University San Marcos, San Marcos, CA

TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION IN THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY

 

Head of Special Collections

 

The University Library at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) seeks an inaugural Head of Special Collections, who will provide leadership in the development and ongoing sustainability of an emerging Special Collections department including planning, developing of policies and procedures, collection acquisition, description, processing, preservation, and digitization.

 

For more information, please see http://www.csusm.edu/facultyopportunities/listings.html

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Assistant University Librarian, Content Strategies, Harvard Library, Cambridge, MA

As we approach our fifth century of inspiring and serving the University and the broader scholarly community, Harvard Library is transforming how we connect students, faculty, and the world to our unparalleled collections to ensure the ongoing vitality of scholarship, the excitement of discovery, and the delight of learning. 

Harvard seeks a visionary and collaborative professional to provide leadership in reimagining how the Harvard College Library and the Office for Scholarly Communication and its staff will provide expertise and tools for engaging with the full record of scholarship in new and innovative ways and to advance Harvard Library's strategy of collective collection development within Harvard and with strategic external partners.
 
Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Scholarly Resources, the Assistant University Librarian for Content Strategies will lead a staff of over forty highly talented collection development and scholarly communications librarians and staff who are committed to advancing scholarly innovation and to enriching the student experience. The Assistant University Librarian for Content Strategies will further our shift toward collective collecting at Harvard, and with the Research Collections and Preservation Consortium (ReCAP), and the Ivy Plus Libraries partnership; to increasing our efforts to ensure that the Harvard community is able to access and engage with information resources in ways that meet their scholarly and educational needs.

 

To view the complete position description and to apply, see here.

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Cataloging & Metadata Librarian, North Carolina Central University School of Law, Durham, NC

The NCCU School of Law Library provides information services and resources that promote the performance of high-quality legal research activities by our faculty, students, staff, and community.

The Collection Services Department has the primary responsibility of creating and maintaining bibliographic and holdings records for the Law Library's online public access catalog. The Collection Services Department also facilitates the Law Library's participation in the Federal Depository Library program.

The Cataloging and Metadata Librarian is responsible for the ongoing work of the law library's catalog and for the cataloging of materials in all formats, including print and digital resources. This position is responsible for the creation, maintenance, and enrichment of metadata representing the library's digital and physical collections. This position works closely with colleagues to evaluate and document policies, procedures and workflows for cataloging, classification, authority control, metadata, and database maintenance. This position also manages the library's participation in the Federal Depository Library Program.

Essential responsibilities include managing the receipt and processing of all library materials; liaising with Shepard's System Librarian to represent the interests of the Law Library with regards to the libraries' common catalog; creating resource and bibliographic records for free and licensed content; resolving cataloging and classification issues and document decisions and practices; creating metadata for the Law School's institutional repository; participating in electronic resources management; continuing resources management, including identifying and resolving problems relating to complex electronic serials, databases, and subscriptions; managing the Library's proxy server; and compiling statistical reports.

In addition, the Cataloging and Metadata Librarian works in close cooperation with other library managers and senior management to engage in project planning and ensure the coordination of programs and services to the Law Library's community, including physical and intellectual access to collections; and performs other duties as assigned.

Candidates must have knowledge of cataloging principles, as well as knowledge of integrated cataloging systems. Familiarity with the Federal Depository Library Program. Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to supervise, train, and evaluate staff. Must have an interest in researching and monitoring new technologies. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, able to meet deadlines and work well in a collaborative environment to achieve common goals. The successful candidate will be able to develop productive working relationships and work effectively as a team member as well as independently.

Master of Library Science (M.L.S.) degree from an A.L.A. approved library school plus 3 years of relevant experience in technical services. Knowledge of cataloging principles, as well as knowledge of integrated cataloging systems.

North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

For full description, click here.

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Library Technician, Oregon State University Libraries, Corvallis, OR

Are you a detail-oriented, hardworking individual that enjoys a fast-paced work environment? Interested in working for a place that promotes a culture of civility, respect, and inclusivity? Then submit your application for our Library Technician 3 (LT3) position now open in the Resource Acquisitions and Sharing (RAS) Department at Oregon State University's Valley Library. The individual in this position will be responsible for maintaining print serials and standing orders, processing physical media, and assisting with electronic resources. The ideal candidate will work to meet the needs of patrons, improve workflows, foster relationships among stakeholders, and effectively communicate and collaborate within and outside of this essential library department.

 

The full announcement and application instructions are available at: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/65652 

Posting number: P01734CT

 

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by September 14, 2018. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until the posting closing date of September 21, 2018. 

 

OSULP is an organization that encourages knowledge of and respect for other cultures or backgrounds. OSU is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled.

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Library Assistant, NHTI Concord's Community College, Concord, NH

Library Assistant I

Department:

Library

Location:

NHTI - Concord's Community College

Position Number:

C2R00094

Pay Range:

$12.85 - $14.18 Per Hour

Appointment Type:

Covered Part-Time - Non-Exempt

Labor Grade:

04

Work Schedule:

up to 25 hours/week; nights and weekend hours; 2nd shift differential

 

This position is part-time, nights and weekend hours; 2nd shift differential.

SCOPE OF WORK: Performs semi-routine duties for College Library, such as checking library materials in and out, shelving library materials, and processing library materials. This position shall report to the Circulation Supervisor at NHTI, Concord's Community College.

ACCOUNTABILITIES: 

  • Checks library materials in and out using automated circulation system.
  • Processes newly acquired library materials (jacketing, labeling, etc.).
  • Accessions and shelves periodicals.
  • Shelves books and DVDs.
  • Performs input of records into online catalogue and statewide union catalogue.
  • Helps students and general public find information and materials.
  • Assists student and the general public in the use of the internet, Microsoft Office products, etc.
  • Opens and/or closes the Library, enabling all machines, lights, etc.
  • Supervises work study students and library clerks.
  • Light housekeeping cleaning of furniture and equipment.
  • Complies with all college, system, state and federal rules and regulations.  
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent.

Experience: Six (6) months' clerical experience including computer knowledge, preferably in connection with library operations.

License/Certification: None required.

RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Knowledge of correct English usage, punctuation, spelling, grammar and vocabulary. Working knowledge of modern library techniques, procedures and working tools used in accessioning, cataloging, circulating and maintaining library materials. Skills in the performance of clerical and manipulative tasks. Ability to type and maintain a filing system and to adjust to a considerable amount of routine work. Ability to letter legibly and skillfully. Ability to apply library methods and principles in acquiring, circulation and providing limited patron services. Ability to understand and carry out moderately complex oral and written instructions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other library personnel and the general public. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the college appointing authority.

DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This class specification is descriptive of general duties and is not intended to list every specific function of this class title.

To apply, please complete a CCSNH application at www.nhti.edu/careers

Please note, we cannot accept applications submitted through Indeed.

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STEM Assistant Librarian, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, LA

LSU Libraries is hiring! The STEM librarian reports to the head of Research and Instruction Services (RIS) and collaborates with a team of creative and dynamic librarians to foster a research and teaching & learning environment that encourages success among faculty, students, and staff.

The position's responsibilities cover all aspects of research and teaching & learning consulting services, blended librarian roles (incorporating instructional design and learner/user experience regarding teaching & learning) and selection/collection development duties. Broad examples of essential functions include:

  • Promoting, teaching, and assessing information literacy and library skills instruction in assigned disciplines and appropriate courses
  • Seeing department and campus partnerships and collaborations
  • Promoting the use of library services and resources
  • Developing discipline specific workshops (both face to face and online), online tutorials, and research guides
  • Providing information and research assistance/consulting to students and faculty

This is a tenure-track position with an entry rank of Assistant Librarian. Tenure-track duties and responsibilities include engaging in teaching, scholarship, and service activities for promotion and tenure. 

Contact Cristina Caminita ccamin1@lsu.edu for more info.

The full position description can be found here lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/LSU/job/...

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Open Rank Faculty Positions, Rutgers University's School of Communication and Information, New Brunswick, NJ

Department of Library and Information Science
Rutgers University's School of Communication and Information
Open Rank Faculty Positions

https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/73508

We seek faculty for tenure-track or tenured positions who complement the strengths of our existing faculty and support our needs for research, teaching, and administration. Our foci include:

  • People and Community - the information needs of people in diverse social, organizational, cultural, and health contexts and the design of responsive information services, networks, and systems for libraries, archives, museums, hospitals, laboratories, and other information agencies.
  • Data, Information and Knowledge - the dynamic combination of data, information, and knowledge, and their creation, analysis, organization, use, and preservation to provide meaningful and adaptive services to individuals, organizations, and communities.
  • Information Systems and Services - their design, implementation, and evaluation, including socio-technical systems that enable access to information, and learning how to optimize their usefulness in meeting organizational, community, and individual goals.
  • Empowerment, Engagement and Action - scholarly and professional leadership and the capacity to design, develop, and make available cultural, intellectual, and technological records and systems to enable people to improve their health, wellbeing, and their lives.


We especially invite candidates who will take leadership roles in our highly ranked Master of Information (MI), our rapidly growing Information Technology and Informatics (ITI) undergraduate major, and our inter-disciplinary Ph.D. program. We are a charter member of the iSchool caucus and are in an exciting period of transformation and growth. The ideal candidate's scholarship would focus on one or more area above, bringing together research in areas of social computing, information studies, librarianship, health informatics, data science, computational social science, human-computer interaction, and related fields.

Rutgers University's School of Communication and Information houses a dynamic and engaged community of scholars whose fields of communication, information science, library studies, journalism, and media studies intersect to address contemporary challenges.

For more about the School and active faculty searches, see comminfo.rutgers.edu.

For queries regarding the position, please contact the search committee chair Marie L. Radford (mradford@rutgers.edu).

Qualifications: A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant field is expected as of June 2019. Applicants should have a demonstrated record or strong likelihood of top-tier peer-reviewed publications and evidence of or preparation for effective teaching. Senior level applicants should provide evidence of leadership in research, instruction, and service. A strong record of external funding is a plus.

Requirements: Responsibilities of tenure-track/tenured faculty members include undergraduate and graduate teaching assignments in communication, an active program of research in the candidate's area of scholarly expertise, and service contributions in accordance with the university policy for tenure‐track and tenured appointments.

For Detailed Information and to Submit an Application: Applications should address the points above and clearly articulate the candidate's fit to specific departmental and school‐wide research foci. Please include a letter of application, CV, up to three representative publications, and names and contact information for three referees (no letters at this time). Applications should be received by October 15, 2018.

Apply at https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/73508.

Rutgers University is an AA/EEO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability. For additional information please see our Non-Discrimination Statement. http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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Contract Faculty & Manager of School Library Teacher Program, Simmons SLIS, Boston, MA

Full-time Contract Faculty and Manager of School Library Teacher Program (Non-Tenure Track) at the SLIS Boston, Massachusetts.
Simmons SLIS invites applicants for a three-year renewable contract faculty appointment. Reappointment is possible based on performance and school needs. This is not a tenure-track appointment.
Responsibilities: This position combines both teaching and administrative responsibilities; it includes teaching face-to-face and/or online during the 10-month academic year in addition to overseeing the administrative operations of the School Library Teacher Program. Administrative services may include, but are not limited to, student advising, practicum experience and licensing, management and maintenance of student records. Opportunities are also available for additional summer teaching.
Areas of Specialization: We seek faculty to support School Library Teacher Program and contribute to a nationally ranked LIS Program. The faculty member will teach at least one course in the SLT curriculum. Priority areas include: curriculum and instruction for school librarians, management of school libraries, and an introductory course for school librarians.
Requirements: A minimum of a Master's Degree in library and information science (LIS) with relevant work experience required; preference will be given to applicants who hold an LIS doctoral degree. We seek applicants with administrative experience who can demonstrate excellence in teaching and leadership in professional service. Experience with Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education licensing requirements is desirable as well as experience in the area of designing and delivering online courses. Work week may include travel and some evenings or weekends.
Salary is negotiable, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Simmons College participates in TIAA/CREF and offers excellent benefits packages, including tuition reimbursement for dependents at Simmons and other institutions.
Simmons College is strongly committed to diversity, and values candidates who bring a variety of backgrounds and experiences to our community. Please visit us at http://www.simmons.edu/slis/.
For further information, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Melanie Kimball at melanie.kimball@simmons.edu.
Simmons College was chartered in 1899 and opened in 1902; the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) began with the College. Today, SLIS has nearly 800 students on two campuses and online, some 50 of whom are in our PhD program. A top-ten ranked program in U.S. News & World Report, SLIS attracts students from all over the United States and the world. Alumni hail from every state and over 80 countries. The program offers a dynamic environment for research and learning. Our faculty have received grants from a diverse array of federal agencies and private foundations.
 
Instructions to Applicants: Please submit the following required documents: cover letter, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, letter outlining research interests and experience, and names and contact information for three references. 
Consideration of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
As a College committed to diversity, Simmons encourages applications broadly.  Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body and curriculum.

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Head of Library Information Systems, Sacramento State University Library, Sacramento, CA

Head of Library Information Systems (Admin II)

The Head of Library Information Systems reports to the Associate Dean for Digital Technologies and Resource Management, and serves to provide leadership and direction for innovative services and technologies. The position will define and articulate the vision, strategic directions, and priorities for information technology in a dynamic environment that values creativity, teamwork and innovation.

The Head of Library Information Systems is responsible for the management of the Library Information Systems Department, which includes planning, budgeting, and setting policy for information resources in the University Library. The Head of Library Information Systems directly supervises staff responsible for desktop support, application development, the Library web sites, supporting digital services, infrastructure architecture and administration, and supports staff in the performance of their duties. The individual will lead a service-oriented program that researches, develops, and supports advanced information systems for the Library, and ensures excellent operational management of information systems and support of end users. The Head of Library Information Systems provides leadership in coordinating and defining system requirements and tasks for library-wide projects and initiatives. The Head of Library Information Systems will work closely with Library Administration, University IT, and other stakeholders to take advantage of technological developments that enhance teaching, learning, research, and scholarship.

Full position description and application procedures are available here: csus.peopleadmin.com/postings/3321 

First review of applications: 09/12/2018

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Electronic Resources Access & Discovery Librarian, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

Electronic Resources Access & Discovery Librarian

Boston College seeks a knowledgeable and innovative individual for the position of Electronic Resources Access & Discovery Librarian. The successful candidate, under the supervision of Head of Resource Acquisition & Management, establishes and maintains online access to licensed and open access electronic resources. This position works closely with vendors and other library staff to provide quality control of e-resources links and knowledge bases, and ensures consistent access to library electronic holdings across multiple discovery and access platforms.


Responsibilities:

  • Focus on establishing and maintaining online access to electronic resources licensed by Boston College Library and open access resources
  • Collaborate with Electronic Resources Librarian, Resource Acquisitions Librarian and other library staff to ensure the smooth development and implementation of electronic resources workflows
  • Participate in planning and implementing new services, and supporting and improving existing services
  • Responsible for ensuring consistency in service quality, best practices, and procedures     
  • Work as a team member to resolve problem reports and ensure patron access to electronic resources is not interrupted
  • Serve on committees related to e-resources access, discovery and delivery, identifying workflows and ensuring that action items are brought to the attention of appropriate technical services staff
  • Serve on the Budget Group and the Finance Group, developing reports and analysis of financial data as well as providing supports for budget management and planning
  • Stay abreast of emerging trends and best practices related to e‐resources 
  • Play an active role in e‐resource related projects and initiatives as assigned
  • Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $58,450 to $73,050; salary commensurate with relevant experience


Requirements:

  • MLS or Master's degree in Information Science required.
  • 3 years of library technical services experience required, preferably in an academic library 
  • Experience with supporting electronic resource lifecycle activities
  • Experience with discovery systems, link resolvers, and proxy server configurations
  • Experience with collections and budget analysis 
  • Experience with usability testing
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across departments and with partner institutions
  • Understanding of database issues, and the interoperability needs to support Alma and Primo
  • Strong analytical skills and experience with statistical analysis, including producing reports and communicating findings
  • Familiarity with metadata and cataloging rules for serials and electronic resources
  • Requires a thorough understanding of electronic resources, including awareness of issues of vendors, consortia, packages, aggregators, platforms, licensing, pricing models, and financial and statistical management needs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Please click here to apply.

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Head Librarian, Data & Assessment Services, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

Head Librarian, Data & Assessment Services

For more information, click here.

Boston College Libraries is seeking a dynamic, highly collaborative leader with a background in research data management to develop and guide a set of wide-ranging programs in support of digital initiatives and data collection at Boston College.

 

The Head Librarian for Data & Assessment Services leads the Libraries' data services and research data curation program on campus, and also guides assessment initiatives and coordinates data visualizations for library resources, services, spaces, and technology. The Head develops a robust set of programs and services in support of research data collection and management for qualitative and quantitative datasets. The Head is responsible for planning the services and functions of the Libraries and harnessing the expertise of staff throughout campus to enable a unified complement of data services and support for Boston College (BC). He/she provides leadership and coordination for the external and internal data needs of library departments, overseeing reporting while championing the culture of evaluation and continuous improvement in assessing library resources. The Head coordinates the collection, analysis, and visualization of data, including the use of surveys, focus groups, user experience tests, and metrics, communicating findings to relevant stakeholders.

 

This is an exciting time to join the BC Libraries. Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Digital Initiatives & Services, he or she will work with staff throughout the Libraries, including a full team of digital scholarship professionals, collections and liaison librarians familiar with subject needs and the increasing demand for data services among faculty and students, and staff supporting and strategically developing digital repositories programs and systems. The Department Head will develop collaborations and partnerships with entities across campus with an interest in institutional data policy and practices, systems support, instructional technology and faculty data services. The Department Head will be responsible for ensuring that department planning furthers the strategic directions for the Libraries and campus.

 

Responsibilities

  • Lead a comprehensive data program, developing services and providing strategic direction. Work closely with subject experts, digital scholarship, and repository services colleagues to design data collection, visualization, data management, and data analysis services. Oversee the creation of data and visualization services and training programs. Supervise the work of the Data & Visualization Librarian and the Data Services Librarian. 
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive assessment programs for the libraries, creating a culture of continuous improvement. Determine ongoing library data needs, oversee data collection and develop strategies for consistent data workflows using appropriate technologies. Guide data analysis and visualization using research practices and tools for library assessment. 
  • Coordinate a network of data service providers on campus, including agreeing respective roles, activities and services. Coordinate with others to represent and promote these services and relationships to campus stakeholders and deliver consistent messaging across the Libraries and throughout the university community.
  • Consult with individual faculty, staff and departments on data and library needs, identifying opportunities to respond to changing needs of the university and employing effective communication and assessment strategies.

  

Qualifications

  • Master's degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited institution. Advanced degree in a data intensive research field preferred.
  • At least three years of relevant and substantial experience with data management in a research or university setting, preferably in a leadership role. Demonstrated understanding of the mission and operations of academic libraries.
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate successful new strategies and services in a research setting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of issues, trends and technical challenges related to research data management and curation
  • Experience performing and training others in research design and data collection and management processes
  • Understanding of technical processes involved with data manipulation, including data/text mining and the use of scripts or tools to extract and manipulate data
  • Familiarity with trends and issues associated with collection, analysis, access and archiving of digital data, as well as the principles of data documentation and metadata standards
  • Understanding of and experience with the principles and practice of user studies, quality assessment, and operational evaluation
  • Demonstrated experience collecting user data, such as via designing and creating surveys, and employing assessment methods and tools
  • Ability to function as an internal consultant and coordinate the activities of others
  • Demonstrated success in a collaborative environment involving multiple departments and stakeholders
  • Demonstrated project management skills and experience - both leading and working within complex project teams - while effectively balancing competing priorities and deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaborative, written and oral communication skills, demonstrating responsiveness in the development and assessment of services
  • Supervisory and management skills appropriate to a research environment

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Education & Clinical Services Librarian, UMass Medical, Worcester, MA

Under the general direction of the Manager of Education and Clinical Services, the Education and Clinical Services Librarian plays a central role in developing customized library services in support of the University of Massachusetts Medical School research, education, and clinical enterprise.

The position collaborates with faculty, graduate students, academic units, and research center personnel to provide customized library services.

For more information and to apply, please visit https://www.ummsjobs.com/job/3566/.

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Reference Librarian, Rivier University, Nashua, NH

Part-time Late Night Reference Librarian - Rivier University

 

Job description:

Provide library reference service to faculty, staff, students, and other library patrons. In the absence of the Circulation staff, oversee circulation desk activity and supervise student workers. Assist with other tasks within the Library.

 

General Responsibilities:

  • Provide the full range of professional reference services to the University community, offering assistance and instruction in the use of online research databases, the online library catalog and discovery tool, and various reference resource materials, using print, electronic, and other media formats in person as well as using e-mail, the telephone, online chat and texting.
  • Assist patrons as needed in the basic use of computers, printers, photocopiers, scanners, etc.
  • Monitor building activity on a regular basis. Maintain a safe environment by upholding library policies and procedures. Report any incidents/emergencies to Public Safety and supervisors. Report any building maintenance issues to supervisors.
  • Perform closing procedures at the designated time.
  • May occasionally provide drop-in library instruction sessions for patrons in general library use and research methods.
  • May assist in preparing LibGuides and other appropriate materials.
  • May assist with other department functions, including circulation, interlibrary loan, technical services and reserves.
  • Assist in training and supervising undergraduate and graduate student employees.
  • Participate in working extended late night hours at the end of the semesters.

 

Schedule: This position is for the academic year only, excluding certain breaks and holidays. Hours are Monday - Thursday from 8:30 p.m. to midnight and Sunday from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

 

Qualifications:

Required: MLS degree or MLS degree candidate (a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge skills and experience are acquired may be considered). Experience working in a library, academic library experience preferred. Excellent customer service and interpersonal communication skills. Experience with conducting reference interviews and searching research databases. Familiarity with Microsoft Office products and basic technical troubleshooting.

Preferred: Some experience with library circulation systems, as well as supervisory experience. 

Submit letter of intent, resume and the contact information for three professional references to:  Human Resources, Rivier University, 420 South Main St., Nashua, NH 03060 Attn: LATE NIGHT REFERENCE LIBRARIAN or email to jobs@rivier.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those candidates who apply by September 14.

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Systems Librarian, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Job Description

Brandeis University seeks a collaborative and service-oriented professional to serve as a Systems Librarian. The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing high quality, robust systems that facilitate search, discovery, and delivery of library services and resources. The Systems Librarian will also consult with and support faculty and staff on technology projects using library resources. Because our mission and history are rooted in the pursuit of social justice, we aim to include this value in all that we do. We are seeking candidates with a variety of social identities, including those who have been underrepresented in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation and who are committed to building, engaging with, and sustaining a pluralistic, unified, and just campus community.

Examples of Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for collaborative leadership in the implementation, support and maintenance of library systems and applications, including but not limited to Alma, Primo, ILLiad, Library Web Sites, and other systems as implemented or requested
  • Works collaboratively with all public and technical services staff and with Information Technology Services to ensure systems are optimized and interoperable with the goal of providing a positive and seamless user experience from both the public and staff perspectives
  • In collaboration with the Strategic Communications & Marketing Specialist as well as other key stakeholders, works on issues of web development and design to assure a seamless look and feel to services supported or offered by the Library
  • Helps to provide documentation and support regarding system upgrades, modifications, and fixes; provides support to the Library Systems team by participating in the on-call rotation
  • Performs other duties related to Library Systems as needed to accomplish the goals of the department, unit, and library; participates in library committees related to primary job assignment as appropriate
  • Represents the library on professional and scholarly association committees, task forces, work groups, and other entities at the local, state, regional, national, and international level as appropriate to position and area of expertise
  • Maintains up-to-date professional knowledge and skills in areas related to primary job assignment as well as maintaining general knowledge of current trends in higher education, academic libraries, and information and educational technology

 

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of experience with library systems
  • MLS degree from ALA-accredited institution or equivalent education and experience relevant to the position - Preferred
  • Experience developing and managing library systems in a collaborative environment (Alma, Primo preferred)
  • Proficiency with web scripting languages, APIs, system interoperability, and other tools (e.g., AngularJS, OAI-PMH, SWORD)
  • Knowledge of web accessibility standards and usability practices
  • Experience training others and interacting with stakeholders across the University and/or externally
  • Excellent interpersonal skills that reflect a commitment to inclusion and justice and the ability to develop strong working relationships with a dynamic and diverse community
  • Familiarity with metadata standards such as EAD, MARC, Dublin Core
  • Strong organizational, communication, and customer service skills
  • Strong analytical skills for complex software and/or hardware issues
  • Recommend and support decisions on process and workflow changes; experience with open source software, applications, web tools and new technology

This appointment is to a position that is in a collective bargaining unit represented by SEIU Local 888.

For more information and to apply please visit https://bit.ly/2BBwUDb 

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Assistant Librarian, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT

Western Connecticut State University

Library Services

Assistant Librarian - Student Success

Tenure Track

Academic Year 2018 - 2019

 

Western Connecticut State University is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for a tenure track, 12-month Student Success Assistant Librarian.

 

We are looking for a person with a positive, can-do attitude, who has knowledge and skills to lead the library in its collaborative role supporting and developing students with diverse backgrounds. This position will engage collaboratively, in and outside the library, with other entities such as the First Year Experience program, the Writing Center, and the Tutoring Resource Center. The successful candidate will play a critical role in expanding the library presence through the design, implementation, and assessment of instruction and academic-engagement programs to assist first-year and other lower-division undergraduate students as they learn the tools of scholarship while adjusting to college life.

 

Western Connecticut State Library is a dynamic learning center that fosters the discovery, creation, and reinterpretation of knowledge. The faculty and staff are committed to enhancing learning and teaching by connecting researchers with information resources designed to meet the curricular, intellectual, and professional needs of the university community. Additional information about the library may be found at http://library.wcsu.edu

 

Position Summary: The Student Success Librarian collaborates with appropriate campus entities to develop and assist with outreach events that increase student engagement with the library and first year programs. Develop and teach one credit peer-mentor course in collaboration with appropriate university offices and departments. Design, deliver, and assess library instruction for first year, general education, and other programs to support learning and engagement in the University. Collaborate with library faculty colleagues to develop educational services that integrate information literacy and research skills into undergraduate programs. Provide research assistance in person and online, including some evening and weekend hours. Investigate, recommend, develop and coordinate scalable library programs related to student engagement, academic engagement, and orientation for undergraduate students, with an emphasis on information literacy skill-building of early-stage undergraduates and transfer students. Shape new directions for initiatives that support student learning and provide library services where students expect to find them. Serve as liaison librarian for assigned departments by performing research consultations, instruction, collection development, creating LibGuides, and other general liaison tasks. Participate in library faculty governance.

 

Qualifications: Required qualifications include an ALA accredited graduate degree; demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging trends in library technologies; ability to work collaboratively as well as independently; excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal communication and public presentation skills; flexibility, adaptability, and the ability to work successfully in a complex, dynamic environment with competing demands are required. Preferred qualifications include knowledge of learning management systems and distance education; understanding of pedagogical methods and learning outcomes assessment to support instruction; demonstrated supervisory experience; a strong commitment to service excellence and demonstrated passion for teaching and supporting undergraduate student learning. The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for first generation and under-represented groups.


WCSU is committed to enhancing our diverse university community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. 

 

Salary & Benefits: The salary range is $59,668 - $80,030 and is commensurate upon candidates' experience. WCSU offers a comprehensive benefits package. Additional information on benefits can be found at www.wcsu.edu/hr/benefits/.

 

Application Process: Interested applicants must submit a letter of application, which outlines interest in, and qualifications for, the position; a current curriculum vita; and the names and contact information for at least three (3) professional references to facultyvitae@wcsu.edu. In the Email Subject Line Reference Search #700-550. All materials should be submitted as PDF files. Applications must be received by Friday, August 31, 2018. Late applications will not be accepted.

 

State and Federal requirements expect that organizations with 100 or more employees invite applicants to self-identify gender and race. We kindly request all applicants to complete the Affirmative Action Data Questionnaire and to please return the completed form to Ms. Keisha Stokes in the WCSU Office of Diversity and Equity at stokesk@wcsu.edu

Completion of this data will not affect your opportunity for employment, or terms or conditions of employment. This form will be used for reporting purposes only and will be kept separate from all search records and only accessed by the Office of Diversity and Equity. The Affirmative Action Data Questionnaire, can be found on the following link: http://wcsu.edu/hr/employment/AA_Data_Questionnaire_FillableForm.pdf.   

Western is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Educator/Employer.

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Head of Scholarly Communications, Copyright, and Publishing Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Head of Scholarly Communications, Copyright, and Publishing

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 

The Dartmouth College Library seeks an engaged, collaborative, and forward-thinking leader for the role of Head of Scholarly Communication, Copyright and Publishing. You will have the opportunity to work in a vibrant environment to reframe the ways in which Dartmouth community members share their work with a global audience. Beyond managing the Scholarly Communication team, you will guide and participate in a variety of library publishing initiatives and serve as a vital voice in our Library Management Group and our Open Dartmouth Working Group. In addition to serving as a thought and team leader within the Dartmouth Library, you will work with scholars at various stages of the research process to provide guidance related to key copyright issues, help their scholarship reach wide audiences, and evaluate the impact of their scholarly work. In order to do this effectively, you will oversee the implementation of the necessary infrastructure and ensure that scholars across the College are aware of issues and solutions in the scholarly communication landscape. We expect a successful candidate to be our campus expert and to help shape broader developments in the communities concerned with scholarly communications, particularly within the Ivy Plus libraries confederation.

 

RANK AND SALARY

The position is governed by the Dartmouth College Library Classification System of Professional Ranks.  Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Full benefits package including 22 vacation days; comprehensive health care; retirement plans, including TIAA-CREF; and relocation assistance.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Founded in 1769 and located in scenic Hanover, New Hampshire, Dartmouth is a private, four-year, coeducational undergraduate college with graduate schools of business, engineering and medicine and 16 graduate programs in the arts and sciences. Dartmouth's mission is to educate the most promising students and to prepare them for a lifetime of learning and of responsible leadership through a faculty dedicated to teaching and the creation of knowledge. At the heart of Dartmouth College is one of the oldest research libraries in the United States. Nine libraries, distributed across various academic centers, house the multi-million volume collection and provide access to a rich array of digital resources supported by a technically robust networked environment.

 

APPLICATION:

Review of applications will begin as received and will continue as the position is filled. Priority consideration will be given to those submitting applications by September 14; applications will be accepted until position is filled. For the complete position description and to apply online go to: https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/47069

 

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Research and Instruction Librarian, Sciences, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution, is accepting applications for research and instruction librarian - sciences to join the team in the Harold F. Johnson Library.

The research and instruction librarian - sciences is the library liaison to the schools of Cognitive Science (CS) and Natural Science (NS). An integral member of a small team of engaged and innovative librarians, the science librarian provides reference, information literacy instruction, collection development and faculty liaison services in the sciences to the Hampshire community. The librarian develops an innovative collection to support students in NS and CS as well as takes the lead on e-science resources and trends that support data gathering and management, visualization, competitive analysis, and other emerging technologies, as they support undergraduate research and teaching, and open access initiatives. The research and instruction librarian - sciences represents the library and the College on Hampshire and Five College committees and meetings.

An MLS from an ALA-accredited institution, or equivalent, and one year of job-related experience is required. The ideal candidate will have proficiency in 21st Century learning environments, including e-science experience and knowledge, an understanding of the data curation process, knowledge of metadata standards, and experience building new collections and developing related metadata, workflow, and access processes. Candidate must be able to locate and vet new resources; demonstrate the means by which to access resources to students and faculty; troubleshoot technical problems; compare and contrast new pieces of technology/software/apps; use social media to promote the library and its resources; and learn new methods of communicating and interacting with faculty or students. This position must successfully work across generations and bring kindness, respect, and empathy into the workplace. A commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds and empowering students of all abilities is essential.

This full time, 9-month benefited position holds an employment cycle of September through May. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits program. Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at https://jobs.hampshire.edu/.

For full description, click here.

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Assistant Librarian, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT

Western Connecticut State University

Library Services

Assistant Librarian - Student Success

Tenure Track

Academic Year 2018 - 2019

 

Western Connecticut State University is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for a tenure track, 12-month Student Success Assistant Librarian.

 

We are looking for a person with a positive, can-do attitude, who has knowledge and skills to lead the library in its collaborative role supporting and developing students with diverse backgrounds. This position will engage collaboratively, in and outside the library, with other entities such as the First Year Experience program, the Writing Center, and the Tutoring Resource Center. The successful candidate will play a critical role in expanding the library presence through the design, implementation, and assessment of instruction and academic-engagement programs to assist first-year and other lower-division undergraduate students as they learn the tools of scholarship while adjusting to college life.

 

Western Connecticut State Library is a dynamic learning center that fosters the discovery, creation, and reinterpretation of knowledge. The faculty and staff are committed to enhancing learning and teaching by connecting researchers with information resources designed to meet the curricular, intellectual, and professional needs of the university community. Additional information about the library may be found at http://library.wcsu.edu

 

Position Summary: The Student Success Librarian collaborates with appropriate campus entities to develop and assist with outreach events that increase student engagement with the library and first year programs. Develop and teach one credit peer-mentor course in collaboration with appropriate university offices and departments. Design, deliver, and assess library instruction for first year, general education, and other programs to support learning and engagement in the University. Collaborate with library faculty colleagues to develop educational services that integrate information literacy and research skills into undergraduate programs. Provide research assistance in person and online, including some evening and weekend hours. Investigate, recommend, develop and coordinate scalable library programs related to student engagement, academic engagement, and orientation for undergraduate students, with an emphasis on information literacy skill-building of early-stage undergraduates and transfer students. Shape new directions for initiatives that support student learning and provide library services where students expect to find them. Serve as liaison librarian for assigned departments by performing research consultations, instruction, collection development, creating LibGuides, and other general liaison tasks. Participate in library faculty governance.

 

Qualifications: Required qualifications include an ALA accredited graduate degree; demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging trends in library technologies; ability to work collaboratively as well as independently; excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal communication and public presentation skills; flexibility, adaptability, and the ability to work successfully in a complex, dynamic environment with competing demands are required. Preferred qualifications include knowledge of learning management systems and distance education; understanding of pedagogical methods and learning outcomes assessment to support instruction; demonstrated supervisory experience; a strong commitment to service excellence and demonstrated passion for teaching and supporting undergraduate student learning. The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for first generation and under-represented groups.


WCSU is committed to enhancing our diverse university community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. 

 

Salary & Benefits: The salary range is $59,668 - $80,030 and is commensurate upon candidates' experience. WCSU offers a comprehensive benefits package. Additional information on benefits can be found at www.wcsu.edu/hr/benefits/.

 

Application Process: Interested applicants must submit a letter of application, which outlines interest in, and qualifications for, the position; a current curriculum vita; and the names and contact information for at least three (3) professional references to facultyvitae@wcsu.edu. In the Email Subject Line Reference Search #700-550. All materials should be submitted as PDF files. Applications must be received by Friday, August 31, 2018. Late applications will not be accepted.

 

State and Federal requirements expect that organizations with 100 or more employees invite applicants to self-identify gender and race. We kindly request all applicants to complete the Affirmative Action Data Questionnaire and to please return the completed form to Ms. Keisha Stokes in the WCSU Office of Diversity and Equity at stokesk@wcsu.edu

Completion of this data will not affect your opportunity for employment, or terms or conditions of employment. This form will be used for reporting purposes only and will be kept separate from all search records and only accessed by the Office of Diversity and Equity. The Affirmative Action Data Questionnaire, can be found on the following link: http://wcsu.edu/hr/employment/AA_Data_Questionnaire_FillableForm.pdf.   

Western is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Educator/Employer.

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Design Librarian, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

The University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries seeks a creative and service-oriented Design Librarian. The Design Librarian is a year round (12-month) tenure-track library faculty position which will provide reference assistance, instruction, outreach and collection management to support faculty and student populations and the academic programs and research centers associated with the UF College of Design, Construction & Planning. The Design Librarian will work collaboratively with other members of the Architecture & Fine Arts Library faculty and staff to plan and deliver services to the wider audience served by that library, and to the University community. The Design Librarian will work collaboratively with faculty and staff associated with the Architecture Archives/Department of Special Collections & Area Studies to build collections, provide services, and plan events related to those materials.

 

The library encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions and consequently the Design Librarian will serve on various committees and teams. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the Design Librarian will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, and perspectives in work activities and decision making. The Design Librarian will pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional service activities in order to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion.

 

The search will remain open until September 17, 2018, applications will be reviewed as received. For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries faculty recruitment webpage at http://library.ufl.edu/pers/FacultyPositions.html.

 

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

 

Address inquiries to Bonnie J. Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: bonniesmith@ufl.edu.

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Library Assistants, Boston College High School, Boston, MA

Library Assistant - Full-time

Boston College High School is seeking a full-time Library Assistant beginning in the 2018-2019 school year. We are committed to hiring diverse and talented educators to join our community. Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to Charlie Drane, Academic Vice Principal, drane@bchigh.edu.

The Library Assistant is a member of the instructional team with the special functions of coordinating the selection of materials, supervising operation of the library, and promoting the efficient and effective use of the collection through the school program.

Requirements and skills desired for Librarians include: MLS from an accredited library school, experience in a school library, and the ability to deal positively with high school students, faculty and staff. Additionally, solid technological and organizational skills are also beneficial.

Duties include: 

1. Instructional Partner

  • Helps students develop critical thinking skills important to lifelong learning
  • Solicits partnerships with teachers
  • Participates in the development of the library skills curriculum
  • Instructs Arrupe students and Freshman during the Library Orientation
  • Instructs classes in library research skills
  • Assists in helping locate materials in the library

2. Information Specialist

  • Compiles subject bibliographies and other lists of materials
  • Communicates to faculty and students electronically via email and library webpage
  • Publicizes new materials as they are added to the collection

3. Professional Development

  • Keeps current with professional trends
  • Attends local and national library conferences/meetings
  • Membership in local and national appropriate library organization

 

Library Assistant - Part-time 

Boston College High School is seeking a part-time Library Assistant beginning in the 2018-2019 school year. Candidates should possess a BA/BS and have experience working in a Library. An ideal candidate would be working toward an MLS. General hours are from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday. We are committed to hiring diverse and talented educators to join our community. Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to Charlie Drane, Academic Vice Principal, drane@bchigh.edu.

The Library Assistant is a member of the instructional team with the special functions of coordinating the selection of materials, supervising operation of the library, and promoting the efficient and effective use of the collection through the school program.

Requirements and skills desired for Librarians include: MLS from an accredited library school, experience in a school library, and the ability to deal positively with high school students, faculty and staff. Additionally, solid technological and organizational skills are also beneficial.

Duties include: 

1. Instructional Partner

  • Helps students develop critical thinking skills important to lifelong learning
  • Solicits partnerships with teachers
  • Participates in the development of the library skills curriculum
  • Instructs Arrupe students and Freshman during the Library Orientation
  • Instructs classes in library research skills
  • Assists in helping locate materials in the library

2. Information Specialist

  • Compiles subject bibliographies and other lists of materials
  • Communicates to faculty and students electronically via email and library webpage
  • Publicizes new materials as they are added to the collection

3. Professional Development

  • Keeps current with professional trends
  • Attends local and national library conferences/meetings
  • Membership in local and national appropriate library organization

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Four Open-Rank Tenure-Track Faculty Positions, Syracuse University School of Information Studies, Syracuse, NY

Four Open-Rank Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
Syracuse University School of Information Studies

Syracuse University's School of Information Studies (The iSchool, ischool.syr.edu) seeks scholars and leaders to fill four open-rank tenure-track faculty positions to start in Fall 2019. Successful candidates will have a productive program of research in an information-related field and be able to contribute to the development of students and courses in our degree programs in information management and technology, data science and data analytics, library and information science (including school media) and information science and technology.

The successful candidates will join our "Faculty of One": a highly collegial environment that stresses interdisciplinary collaboration amongst our school's faculty and with other members of the university community and beyond. Our research and teaching often adopt a socio-technical approach, recognizing that important problems are not simply technical nor just about people, but rather require both social and technological insights. We seek applicants whose topic areas and skills adopt this philosophy, and who can speak to overlapping areas within the school.

We are particularly seeking applications from researchers whose interests are located in one or more of the following scholarly areas:

  • technical, behavioral and/or social approaches to address privacy and security for trustworthy cyberspace
  • computational social science
  • digital humanities
  • big data approaches to exploring important organizational, scientific, social, economic, cultural or political questions
  • information and knowledge management with big data
  • community-focused librarianship in K-12, academic, special or public libraries
  • information literacy, especially ways to increase users' resilience to misinformation or to privacy and security attacks
  • library services, such as youth or reference services
  • information organization and retrieval
  • human-computer interaction (HCI), user experience and/or user behaviour
  • design and evaluation of interactive, social, ubiquitous and/or other emerging computing systems
  • designing for marginalized populations
  • ethical and policy implications of digital technologies and design

We specifically seek applications from women and from members of groups traditionally underrepresented among scholars in higher education. We are interested in candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to be effective with diverse groups of students, colleagues and community members. Experience mentoring students from marginalized groups is particularly valued.

Rank and experience level of these positions are open: we encourage applications from both junior and senior scholars with a record of achievement appropriate to the rank sought at time of application. A completed Ph.D. in a relevant field of study or the expectation of completion of the Ph.D. by August 2019 is required. The School is committed to professional development for junior faculty, and provides excellent mentoring and support.

Application process
Applications--including

  1. a cover letter outlining the applicant's interests and qualifications and including the rank sought;
  2. a current curriculum vitae;
  3. short statements describing interests and accomplishments in research and in teaching; and
  4. names and contact information of at least three references--can be submitted at www.sujobopps.com, job #074043.

All applications will be held in strict confidence; we will seek references only from finalists. We are pleased to speak with interested applicants ahead of submitting materials.

We will begin screening applicants in October 2018 and continue until the positions are filled, so applications should be received by 7 October 2018 to ensure full consideration. Direct questions to Dr. Kevin Crowston, search committee chair, crowston@syr.edu.

About the iSchool at Syracuse University
Located at the center of picturesque Syracuse University, the iSchool prides itself on being a thought leader in both scholarship and instruction. Our faculty have recognized strengths in information retrieval, information management, library programs and services, natural language processing, computational social science, online communities and civic participation, new forms of organization and collaboration, information and communications policy, smart energy systems, digital literacy, information privacy and security, globalization, data science, entrepreneurship, social media, social computing and other areas.

The iSchool has five degree programs and numerous certificate programs, with an enrollment of 31 doctoral students, 873 masters students and 685 undergraduate majors, led by 44 full-time faculty and more than 100 part-time faculty. The iSchool is ranked #4 overall by US News and World Report for library and information science and #2 for information systems. Faculty teach in the classroom and/or prepare and oversee delivery of online courses (with a typical allocation of two courses per semester), and mentor and advise undergraduate, masters and doctoral students.

iSchool faculty members received more than $5M in external research support in the past year. The iSchool hosts seven research centers and laboratories and is recognized as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Research and in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense (IA/CD) by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.


About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private research university of extraordinary academics and distinctive offerings. With a gorgeous campus in the heart of New York State, a global footprint and a history that dates to 1870, we embrace diverse backgrounds and viewpoints.

Our student population includes nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students, representing all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. Home to 11 schools and colleges, Syracuse University blends the foundational power of the liberal arts with the intense focus of professional programs. We offer undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Sport and Human Dynamics, Information Studies, Law, Management, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Public Communications, and Visual and Performing Arts.

A medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York state, Syracuse is approximately a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Toronto and Montreal. With a metropolitan population of 700,000, Syracuse is a center for medical care and for cultural, recreational and artistic events, including the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse Stage, Symphoria, Destiny Mall, multiple sporting events, and festivals including Jazz Fest and Winterfest. The outdoor enthusiast will enjoy four seasons of recreational opportunities, having the Adirondack Mountains, the Finger Lakes, Lake Ontario, and the Thousands Islands Region within easy driving distance of the Syracuse campus.

The University is proud to offer a benefit program that is family-friendly, progressive, and responsive to the diversity of our community. Full-time faculty members are eligible for dependent tuition benefits, family medical leave and, in addition to maternity/disability leave, for parental leave (primary caregivers of either gender may apply). The Office of Equal Opportunity, Inclusion & Resolution Services coordinates workplace accommodations for faculty and staff, guiding the ongoing development of an accessible university that embraces disability as an aspect of diversity.

EEOC
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
A commitment to veterans and their families is a distinguishing characteristic of Syracuse University. The University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University's contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members.

Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity.

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Head of Systems, California State University, Sacramento, CA

Campus Information

California State University, Sacramento is located in the heart of Northern California, one of the most beautiful, diverse and rapidly growing areas in the country. The 300-acre campus, just five miles from the State Capitol, is situated along the American River parkway that offers miles of trails and recreational access to the city's two rivers, Folsom Lake and the historic Sacramento riverfront. Growth in the region has provided significant opportunities for faculty research and engagement with civic and business organizations as well as extensive research and internship opportunities for the University's approximately 28,500 students. The University, where quality teaching is a top priority, offers instruction leading toward the bachelor's degree in 58 disciplines, the master's degree in 41 disciplines, two independent doctoral degrees and one joint doctoral degree, and houses numerous research and community service centers. 

Sacramento is a high-growth metropolitan area with a very diverse population of approximately 2 million. The campus has been named both a Hispanic Serving Institution (HIS) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI).  As California's capital, Sacramento is an advantageous setting for premier academic programs. As a major metropolitan university, California State University, Sacramento is committed to providing leadership in addressing significant regional needs and to enriching its liberal arts tradition. The proximity of California State University, Sacramento to the California legislature and other agencies of state and federal government provides unparalleled opportunities for faculty and students to participate in public service through policy research internships, and employment.

 

Hiring Department Information

As the center of campus intellectual discovery, the Sacramento State University Library promotes teaching, learning, research, and scholarly communication at the University by integrating the Library with campus student success programs and instruction. One of twenty-three libraries in the California State University System, the Library holds over 1.4 million volumes, comprised of print and electronic monographs and serials, and is a Federal Document Depository. The Library's mission is to inspire excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarly activities.

The University Library is undergoing rapid transformation with a forward-thinking mission and vision and a deep commitment to improving the campus learning environment. We welcome individuals with diverse backgrounds to join our growing organization of 26 library faculty, 34 staff and approximately 40 FTE student assistants.

A successful California State University, Sacramento candidate promotes the values celebrated by a public, regional, comprehensive, metropolitan university.  At Sacramento State, the quality of the education we provide is our top priority.  Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity.  In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people with the commitment and ability to work with a diverse student population.

 

Duties Responsibilities

The Head of Library Information Systems reports to the Associate Dean for Digital Technologies and Resource Management, and serves to provide leadership and direction for innovative services and technologies. The position will define and articulate the vision, strategic directions, and priorities for information technology in a dynamic environment that values creativity, teamwork and innovation.

  • The Head of Library Information Systems is responsible for the management of the Library Information Systems Department, which includes planning, budgeting, and setting policy for information resources in the University Library.
  • The Head of Library Information Systems directly supervises staff responsible for desktop support, application development, the Library web sites, supporting digital services, infrastructure architecture and administration, and supports staff in the performance of their duties.
  • The individual will lead a service-oriented program that researches, develops, and supports advanced information systems for the Library, and ensures excellent operational management of information systems and support of end users.
  • The Head of Library Information Systems provides leadership in coordinating and defining system requirements and tasks for library-wide projects and initiatives.
  • The Head of Library Information Systems will work closely with Library Administration, University IT, and other stakeholders to take advantage of technological developments that enhance teaching, learning, research, and scholarship.

 

 

Qualifications

 

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other relevant field and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience may be substituted for degree requirement
  • 5 years of IT experience with a record of progressive experience in IT leadership
  • Successful human and financial resource management experience
  • Experience working with commercial vendors of library-centric hardware, software, and other related products and services (experience with Ex Libris systems preferred)
  • Successful supervisory experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of current trends in library and educational technology in higher education
  • Proven expertise with current technologies, platforms, and products that support library information technology
  • Excellent customer service skills with a commitment to customer service
  • Project management, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Record of successful innovation in applications of information technology
  • Evidence of effective communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Collaborative work ethic and the ability to build effective partnerships, articulate goals and negotiate priorities
  • Demonstrated history of and commitment to building and maintaining a diverse work environment

 

Preferred:

  • Advanced degree in Library and Information Science (ALA accredited), Computer Science or a related field
  • Experience with library systems and applications
  • Experience with creating documentation
  • Experience with interface design and usability testing
  • Experience with image and/or text based institutional repositories and best practices in digital projects

 

Appointment

This is a 12-month, position with an expected start date of fall 2018 


Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

 

Application Review

Review of applications will begin on 9/12/2018; position is open until filled.

 

Application Procedures

Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website located athttp://www.csus.edu/about/employment. Instructions on how to apply can also be found at this link. External applicants can apply by clicking on the Faculty, Staff, and Management Opportunities link. Internal applicants can apply by logging on My Sac State.

Applicants must include the following attachments with the application:

  1. Cover letter.
  2. Current curriculum vitae/resume.
  3. The names and contact information of at least three professional references.
  4. Unofficial transcripts attesting to the highest degree earned (official transcripts required if invited for interview/upon hire).
  5. Required Diversity Statement (Please limit to 500 words):

As an equal opportunity employer with a diverse staff and student population, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching and working environment for all. What contributions are you most proud of that exemplify your awareness and sensitivity towards promoting an inclusionary environment? What have you learned working with diverse populations?

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E-Resources & User Access Librarian, Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ

Rider University's Franklin F. Moore Library is seeking an innovative and visionary E-Resources and User Access Librarian to lead us in providing and improving access to print and electronic resources within a team-oriented, teaching library environment. This full time, tenure-track position, to start in the Fall 2018 Semester, requires an ALA-accredited MLS, along with at least two years' experience in electronic resources management, collection development, and teaching information literacy across multiple disciplines in distance learning and traditional classrooms. The successful candidate must also possess:  excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; a demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively; flexibility to adapt to the dynamic workflows inherent to electronic resources; and a commitment to supporting under-represented groups of students in support of our climate of inclusivity.

 

This position envisions the idea of access holistically in response to the shifting needs of the physical and virtual library and its diverse users, including database and e-collections licensing, management, and evaluation; acquisitions budgeting for print and e-resources; and the implementation of best practices for interlibrary loan/document delivery, circulation, and assistive technologies. This faculty position will collaborate with other librarians to meet shifting priorities, needs, skill sets, and current responsibilities. The position does not directly supervise or manage staff. The successful candidate will proactively think outside of traditional silos to more efficiently acquire and make accessible needed materials in support of the teaching and learning process, including promotion of such materials. Specifically, the successful candidate will: establish and maintain access to purchased and subscribed electronic resources, including databases and e-book collections; establish and maintain relationships with vendors and collaborate with librarians to evaluate resources for potential purchase and / or annual renewal; analyze usage of electronic resources and supervise the data collection in order to prepare all necessary statistical reports; provide leadership for improving traditional access services, including Circulation and Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery; and evaluate collections and materials. A second graduate degree, scholarly activity (broadly defined), and value/service activities is required for interim promotion and for tenure.

 

Preferred qualifications include experience in science- or psychology-related research instructionaccess services and interlibrary loan document delivery especially knowledge of current developments and trends, and ERM, content management systems (Springshare), link resolver, discovery layer, and authentication methods (e.g., proxy server). Additional preferred qualifications include:  experience working with ILS; experience managing serials/continuing resources; demonstrated knowledge of industry tools, standards, best practices, and initiatives related to electronic resource management, including ONIX, OpenURL, KBART, ERMI, SERU, COUNTER, and SUSHI; proficiency with data analysis and visualization tools; and knowledge of MARC21 and XML.

 

Moore Library Department faculty (librarians) all participate in library policy, public services, technical functions, and in one or more areas of collection development as well as in departmental and University service/governance. Rider University librarians hold full faculty status with access to fellowships and leaves, work a 10-month/205 day work year, have the opportunity to work closely with classroom faculty, and have abundant opportunities for service and input in the Libraries, wider University community, and library profession. The Moore Library Department values diversity among its faculty and is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community.

 

Rider University is a private, coeducational university located near Princeton, NJ, and within easy driving distance or train ride to New York City and Philadelphia. Rider University continues to shine in the national rankings as one of the nation's best universities by US News & World Report and the Princeton Review. Further information is available atwww.rider.edu. Rider is composed of faculty, staff, and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds who come together and create a vibrant, living and learning community. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired. Applicants should be experienced with, and committed to, working with such a diverse population.

 

All applicants must apply directly to our website at http://rider.peopleadmin.com/postings/5176 and attach the following: letter of interest; curriculum vitae; detailed statement of research interests, plans, goals and needs; statement outlining a commitment to diversity, including evidence of experience working with and teaching diverse students; and undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Three letters of recommendation also are required and contact information must be provided through our website. The completion of a satisfactory background is required for this position. For full consideration, all application materials must be received no later than October 1, 2018.

 

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, handicap/disability, Vietnam-era/disabled veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other non-job related criteria.

 

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Research & Instruction Librarian, Sciences, Harold F. Johnson Library, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

Search:

#683

Date Posted:

08/09/2018

Type/Department:

 Administrator in Library

Search Status:

Searching for Candidates - Accepting Applications

Apply Now:

Would you like to apply for this position?

Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution, is accepting applications for research and instruction librarian - sciences to join the team in the Harold F. Johnson Library.

The research and instruction librarian - sciences is the library liaison to the schools of Cognitive Science (CS) and Natural Science (NS). An integral member of a small team of engaged and innovative librarians, the science librarian provides reference, information literacy instruction, collection development and faculty liaison services in the sciences to the Hampshire community. The librarian develops an innovative collection to support students in NS and CS as well as takes the lead on e-science resources and trends that support data gathering and management, visualization, competitive analysis, and other emerging technologies, as they support undergraduate research and teaching, and open access initiatives. The research and instruction librarian - sciences represents the library and the College on Hampshire and Five College committees and meetings.

An MLS from an ALA-accredited institution, or equivalent, and one year of job-related experience is required. The ideal candidate will have proficiency in 21st Century learning environments, including e-science experience and knowledge, an understanding of the data curation process, knowledge of metadata standards, and experience building new collections and developing related metadata, workflow, and access processes. Candidate must be able to locate and vet new resources; demonstrate the means by which to access resources to students and faculty; troubleshoot technical problems; compare and contrast new pieces of technology/software/apps; use social media to promote the library and its resources; and learn new methods of communicating and interacting with faculty or students. This position must successfully work across generations and bring kindness, respect, and empathy into the workplace. A commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds and empowering students of all abilities is essential.

This full time, 9-month benefited position holds an employment cycle of September through May. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits program. Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at https://jobs.hampshire.edu/

www.hampshire.edu

Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity and inclusion in education and employment.

Contact me with any questions: baines@simmons.edu / asblo@hampshire.edu

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Science Librarian & Coordinator, Collier Science Library, Bryn Mawr, PA

Bryn Mawr College Library & Information Technology Services (LITS) invites applications for the position of Science Librarian and Coordinator of the Collier Science Library. The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for planning, developing, managing, and evaluating the facility, services, and resources (both print and electronic) of the Collier Science Library, including managing students and support staff, and the opportunity to take part in renovations of the library underway as part of the overall renovation of the Park Science Building.

As part of the Library Research & Instructional Services department, the Science Librarian will provide research and instructional support to undergraduate and graduate students and faculty in Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science, and will partner with faculty on delivering information literacy instruction and assessing student learning.

The successful candidate will find strong collaborative potential with LITS colleagues, especially in departments supporting teaching, learning, and research, particularly Digital Scholarship, Educational Technology Services, and Special Collections. Cooperation with colleagues at Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges (the Tri-College community), and in particular the science librarians, is strong, with opportunities to serve on local and Tri-College committees, and encouragement to engage in professional development activities and attend local and national conferences.

Bryn Mawr College offers employees a competitive salary and benefits package, including 25 vacation and personal days, 13 paid holidays, and a generous retirement contribution. LITS is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities will be considered.

Preferred: MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution, MA/MS, or PhD in an appropriate subject; relevant professional experience (e.g., in an academic library) and/or relevant teaching experience.

Visit https://apply.interfolio.com/52602 for more information and to apply for this position. 

Review of applications will begin in fall 2018.

For full consideration, please apply by the end of September 2018.

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Systems Librarian, Nevada State College, Henderson, NV

Job Description

The Systems Librarian will manage current library enterprise systems including ExLibris Alma, ILLiad, and OCLC's EZProxy. The Systems Librarian will also research, recommend, and adopt standard and emerging tools and applications related to library information technology. Through collaboration with Campus ITS and partner libraries in Southern Nevada, the Systems Librarian will explore and implement third-party integrations and underutilized system capabilities to improve library workflows.


The ideal candidate will be flexible and open-minded with the ability to function in a dynamic, highly collaborative environment. Their attention to detail will guide them in resolving system issues that are complex and ambiguous. They will be able to learn and adapt within a project-based work environment to discover solutions and improve services.

 

About Nevada State College
Founded in 2002, NSC is a comprehensive public college located on a developing 500-acre campus in the foothills of Henderson, Nevada (adjacent to Las Vegas). NSC emphasizes high-quality instruction, exemplary student support, evidence-based practices, and innovation as a means to more efficient, effective outcomes in all departments across campus.


NSC serves approximately 4,200 students who are highly diverse and largely underserved--a majority of our students are first generation, racial/ethnic minorities, parents, and/or returning students. We seek applicants who are passionate about working with this promising student population and collaborating with faculty and staff across departments to make a lasting impact in developing our young institution.

 

About the Marydean Martin Library
As the first "bookless" academic library in the state of Nevada, the Marydean Martin Library focuses its effort on improving outcomes for the College's largely first-generation, diverse, and underrepresented student population. The Library regularly partners with faculty on course design; enhances the affordability of course content with open educational resources; and collaborates with faculty to integrate new technology such as 3D printing services into the curriculum. The Library also has a deep collaboration with the Office of Institutional Research that has led to research findings indicating that students who use the library's digital collections and services have improved research assignment grades, semester GPA, academic standing, and one-term retention.


Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership for and management of all library enterprise systems including ExLibris Alma, OCLC's ILLiad, and EZProxy
  • Manages the Library's patron database, notices, and loan rules in ExLibris Alma
  • Maintains bibliographic and holdings records in ExLibris Alma and OCLC Connexion
  • Prepares and maintains system logs, reports, and statistical data to assist in evidence-based decision making.
  • Collaborates with campus ITS on third-party integrations with library enterprise systems
  • Serves as the primary liaison to partner libraries in the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE)
  • Creates scholarly products; actively participates in library, college, and national committees, professional engagement or service; and meets other NSC requirements for promotion and tenure      

Minimum Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited Master's degree or equivalent by the start date
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative project-based environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication abilities
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills


Preferred Qualifications

  • At least two years of experience with technical services in an academic library
  • Experience managing and maintaining library enterprise systems
  • Familiarity with ExLibris Alma, OCLC's ILLiad, and EZProxy
  • Knowledge of relevant metadata standards including MARC, XML, and OpenURL
  • Familiarity with relevant library workflows such as interlibrary loan, cataloging, knowledgebase management, link resolvers, and circulation       

 

Salary & Benefits

Tenure-track, Assistant Professor level. Salary range is $55,000-60,000 dependent upon experience.

Nevada State College offers excellent benefits, including 14.5% retirement match, 24 annual leave days, beginning balance of 30 sick leave days, 11 paid holidays, educational benefits, and the choice of two health insurance plans that can be supplemented with flexible spending accounts or health savings accounts.

 

For more information and to apply please visit http://bit.ly/nscsystems

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Faculty Openings, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

The School of Information Science is currently conducting two faculty searches. Both are assistant professor, tenure-track positions. One position focuses on Digital Youth while the second position focuses on Knowledge Organization.
 
Digital Youth Assitant Professor
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Knowlege Organization Assistant Profesesor
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Read about benefits at the University of Kentucky here and here. The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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Research & Instruction Librarian, Hampshire College Library, Amherst, MA

Research and Instruction Librarian - Sciences - 9-month position

Search: #683
Date Posted: 08/09/2018
Type/Department: Administrator in Library
Search Status: Searching for Candidates - Accepting Applications
Apply Now: Would you like to apply for this position?

Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution, is accepting applications for research and instruction librarian - sciences to join the team in the Harold F. Johnson Library.

The research and instruction librarian - sciences is the library liaison to the schools of Cognitive Science (CS) and Natural Science (NS). An integral member of a small team of engaged and innovative librarians, the science librarian provides reference, information literacy instruction, collection development and faculty liaison services in the sciences to the Hampshire community. The librarian develops an innovative collection to support students in NS and CS as well as takes the lead on e-science resources and trends that support data gathering and management, visualization, competitive analysis, and other emerging technologies, as they support undergraduate research and teaching, and open access initiatives. The research and instruction librarian - sciences represents the library and the College on Hampshire and Five College committees and meetings.

An MLS from an ALA-accredited institution, or equivalent, and one year of job-related experience is required. The ideal candidate will have proficiency in 21st Century learning environments, including e-science experience and knowledge, an understanding of the data curation process, knowledge of metadata standards, and experience building new collections and developing related metadata, workflow, and access processes. Candidate must be able to locate and vet new resources; demonstrate the means by which to access resources to students and faculty; troubleshoot technical problems; compare and contrast new pieces of technology/software/apps; use social media to promote the library and its resources; and learn new methods of communicating and interacting with faculty or students. This position must successfully work across generations and bring kindness, respect, and empathy into the workplace. A commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds and empowering students of all abilities is essential.

This full time, 9-month benefited position holds an employment cycle of September through May. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits program. Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at https://jobs.hampshire.edu/

 

Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity and inclusion in education and employment.

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E-Resources & User Access Librarian, Franklin F. Moore Library, Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ

E-Resources and User Access Librarian

 

Rider University's Franklin F. Moore Library is seeking an innovative and visionary

E-Resources and User Access Librarian to lead us in providing and improving access to print and electronic resources within a team-oriented, teaching library environment. This full time, tenure-track position, to start in the Fall 2018 Semester, requires an ALA-accredited MLS, along with at least two years' experience in electronic resources management, collection development, and teaching information literacy across multiple disciplines in distance learning and traditional classrooms. The successful candidate must also possess:  excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; a demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively; flexibility to adapt to the dynamic workflows inherent to electronic resources; and a commitment to supporting under-represented groups of students in support of our climate of inclusivity.

 

This position envisions the idea of access holistically in response to the shifting needs of the physical and virtual library and its diverse users, including database and e-collections licensing, management, and evaluation; acquisitions budgeting for print and e-resources; and the implementation of best practices for interlibrary loan/document delivery, circulation, and assistive technologies. This faculty position will collaborate with other librarians to meet shifting priorities, needs, skill sets, and current responsibilities. The position does not directly supervise or manage staff. The successful candidate will proactively think outside of traditional silos to more efficiently acquire and make accessible needed materials in support of the teaching and learning process, including promotion of such materials. Specifically, the successful candidate will:  establish and maintain access to purchased and subscribed electronic resources, including databases and e-book collections; establish and maintain relationships with vendors and collaborate with librarians to evaluate resources for potential purchase and / or annual renewal; analyze usage of electronic resources and supervise the data collection in order to prepare all necessary statistical reports; provide leadership for improving traditional access services, including Circulation and Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery; and evaluate collections and materials. A second graduate degree, scholarly activity (broadly defined), and value/service activities is required for interim promotion and for tenure.

 

Preferred qualifications include experience in science- or psychology-related research instruction, access services and interlibrary loan document delivery especially knowledge of current developments and trends, and ERM, content management systems (Springshare), link resolver, discovery layer, and authentication methods (e.g., proxy server).  Additional preferred qualifications include:  experience working with ILS; experience managing serials/continuing resources; demonstrated knowledge of industry tools, standards, best practices, and initiatives related to electronic resource management, including ONIX, OpenURL, KBART, ERMI, SERU, COUNTER, and SUSHI; proficiency with data analysis and visualization tools; and knowledge of MARC21 and XML.

 

Moore Library Department faculty (librarians) all participate in library policy, public services, technical functions, and in one or more areas of collection development as well as in departmental and University service/governance. Rider University librarians hold full faculty status with access to fellowships and leaves, work a 10-month/205 day work year, have the opportunity to work closely with classroom faculty, and have abundant opportunities for service and input in the Libraries, wider University community, and library profession. The Moore Library Department values diversity among its faculty and is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community.

 

Rider University is a private, coeducational university located near Princeton, NJ, and within easy driving distance or train ride to New York City and Philadelphia. Rider University continues to shine in the national rankings as one of the nation's best universities by US News & World Report and the Princeton Review. Further information is available at www.rider.edu.  Rider is composed of faculty, staff, and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds who come together and create a vibrant, living and learning community. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired. Applicants should be experienced with, and committed to, working with such a diverse population.

 

All applicants must apply directly to our website at http://rider.peopleadmin.com/postings/5176 and attach the following: letter of interest; curriculum vitae; detailed statement of research interests, plans, goals and needs; statement outlining a commitment to diversity, including evidence of experience working with and teaching diverse students; and undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Three letters of recommendation also are required and contact information must be provided through our website. The completion of a satisfactory background is required for this position. For full consideration, all application materials must be received no later than October 1, 2018.

 

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, handicap/disability, Vietnam-era/disabled veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other non-job related criteria.

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Reference & Instruction Librarian, Hirsh Health Sciences Library, Tufts University, Boston, MA

Reference and Instruction Librarian - Hirsh Health Sciences Library

 

The Research & Instruction Department (R&I) of the Hirsh Health Sciences Library is responsible for providing and developing services to meet the information needs of the staff, students, and faculty of the Boston Health Sciences Campus. The Campus is comprised of the Dental School, the Medical School (including programs in Public Health and Professional Programs), the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, as well as the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, and the Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) at Tufts University. The Department's major activities are user education, classroom and informal instruction, reference, online and print information delivery, and academic support.

 

The Research & Instruction Librarian is responsible for coordinating and providing specialized information services to researchers and clinicians. This position reports to the Head of Research & Instruction and serves as the R&I team liaison to the researchers, faculty, staff, and students of the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences. The successful candidate will cultivate relationships, assess information and education needs, and develop programs and curricula that deliver library support to the research and translational science community through outreach, consultation, training, and current awareness. This librarian will keep abreast of trends in molecular biology, genetics and related disciplines, make collection development recommendations in those subject areas to the Head of Collections Management, and represent the Hirsh Health Sciences Library in matters related to the development and implementation of University-wide scientific research data management. As a member of the R&I team, this librarian will share in Library Service Desk duties, participate in group instruction, serve on Tufts University library committees, and is expected to be professionally active. The successful candidate will start at the rank of Assistant Librarian.

 

Qualifications

Basic Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of related academic library and/or research experience.
  • MLS from an ALA-accredited institution AND undergraduate degree in biology or an equivalent field, or experience working in a laboratory setting, or related experience involving instruction/research in STEM, health sciences, or biosciences.
  • Microsoft Office Suite, presentation tools such as PowerPoint.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry or an equivalent field, relevant undergraduate subject credentials, and/or experience working in a biological laboratory environment with progressive levels of responsibility AND an MLS from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • Experience with instructional technology and design.
  • Experience in the use of molecular or genetics databases or translational science analysis tools.
  • Familiarity with NCBI resources and an understanding of trends in bioinformatics, biology and other scientific disciplines.
  • Familiarity with grants resources and databases, including US government data management requirements.
  • Strong commitment to outstanding public service, flexibility, initiative, creativity and enthusiasm for teaching and working collaboratively.
  • At least 1-2 years experience in an academic, biomedical, or science-focused special library.
  • Demonstrated teaching ability.
  • Ability to communicate with diverse staff and user groups and at all levels of technical ability.
  • Ability to work independently and in groups.
  • Desire to learn user needs and recommend solutions to improve library service.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 

For more information and to apply, please visit http://tufts.taleo.net/careersection/ext/jobdetail.ftl?job=18001492&lang=en#.W2m-bAESoYU.mailto.

Please submit and CV/resume and cover letter for consideration.

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Multiple Positions, University of Washington Libraries, Seattle, WA

TITLE: Arts and Humanities Librarian, Full time position

LOCATION: Music Library

THE LIBRARIES

Serving three campuses, the University of Washington Libraries is one of the largest and most innovative libraries in North America with collections exceeding 9 million volumes, over 500,000 electronic books, more than 120,000 currently received journal titles, as well as millions of scholarly resources in other formats. Beyond the strength of local collections and digital resources, the Libraries is recognized for its excellent service, innovative learning and research spaces, faculty partnerships, global reach, extensive assessment efforts and diverse award-winning staff. The Libraries plays a significant leadership role regionally as a member in the groundbreaking Orbis Cascade Alliance and throughout the profession as evidenced by the number of its staff selected for competitive leadership programs and honored by professional association lifetime achievement awards.

 

THE POSITION

The University of Washington Libraries seeks an enthusiastic librarian committed to providing responsive and innovative information services in support of the School of Music and the Comparative Literature Department's Cinema and Media Studies Program. As a member of the Arts and Humanities Liaison Team, the position collaborates with a team of subject librarians to enhance liaison services for users, including reference, instruction, outreach, and collection development. This position has a particular emphasis on the development of digital humanities services, programs, and projects that highlight Libraries collections or support the work of the School of Music and the Cinema and Media Studies Program. The Arts and Humanities Librarian reports to the Head of the Music Library. The Music Library is one of eight branch libraries in the University of Washington Libraries system, holding over 70,000 books and scores, 46,000 recordings, other media, and subscriptions to approximately 300 periodicals. The Music Library manages a Listening Center and the Ethnomusicology Archives. The successful candidate will have the capacity to thrive in an exciting, ambiguous, future-oriented Libraries environment, and to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serves as a liaison to the School of Music, in collaboration with the Head, Music Library; serves as the Libraries liaison for the Cinema and Media Studies Program. Provides instructional and research consultation services to faculty and students, communicates regularly with faculty, and participates in Program and School activities as appropriate.
  • Develops familiarity with all aspects of the research lifecycle within music and cinema and media studies, including research methods, digital tools, scholarly communication, and research data management.
  • Advises and collaborates with faculty, students, and colleagues to facilitate research activities, digital scholarship, data management, and scholarly outputs in music and cinema and media studies.
  • Plays a leadership role in developing digital projects and services to extend the reach of the Music Library's collections and advises on arts and humanities projects.
  • As a member of the Arts and Humanities Liaison Team, participates in regular meetings, contributes to shared goals, and collaborates with other subject librarians on projects to enhance services to users.
  • Provides leadership for the Arts and Humanities Liaison Team in the development of digital humanities services, programs, and projects.
  • Provides leadership and expertise in audio-visual media, including streaming, licensing, purchasing, and use, primarily in support of Music and Cinema and Media Studies.
  • Selects materials in all formats to support research and teaching for the Cinema and Media Studies Program. Manages state, gift, and grant funds for Cinema and Media Studies.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.
  • Curiosity, drive, and flexibility so as to discover and try new things, in support of the Libraries' mission and strategic plan.
  • Evidence of initiative and resourcefulness in past professional or academic activities.
  • Evidence of a strong customer service focus and a passion for providing excellent reference, consultation, and instructional services to users.
  • Evidence of ability to work independently and with others in a demanding and rapidly changing environment where consultation, collaboration, and cooperation are essential.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills evidenced by the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, faculty, staff, and students.
  • Evidence of strong written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred

  • Undergraduate or graduate major or minor in Music or demonstrated knowledge of music.
  • Knowledge of or interest in cinema studies and media.
  • Knowledge of emerging trends in digital humanities, digital pedagogy, and/or scholarly communication, and the tools and technology that support them.
  • Evidence of ability to successfully initiate, track, and manage projects.
  • Experience in providing information literacy instruction or other instruction experience.

 

SALARY

$51,000 minimum. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
 

RANK

Position will be at the rank of Assistant Librarian or Senior Assistant Librarian depending on qualifications and background. See the Librarian Personnel Code for librarian rank appointment criteria, http://www.lib.washington.edu/about/employment/hr/libpersonnelcode/view
 

BENEFITS  

Librarians are academic personnel and participate in the University of Washington Retirement Plan on a matching basis. Vacation is accrued at the rate of 26 working days per year; sick leave at the rate of 12 working days per year. No state income tax.

 

Application Instructions

The following documents are required as part of your application for this vacancy:

  • Apply here: Apply here: https://apply.interfolio.com/52782
  • Cover letter (addressed to Laura Lillard, Director, Libraries Human Resources)
  • Curriculum vitae or resume (include a telephone number, mailing address, email address and salary requirements)
  • List of three references who are knowledgeable of your qualifications for this position, one of which must be your current supervisor (include telephone numbers, mailing addresses, and email addresses)

Application Deadline
To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than 5:00 pm, Tuesday, September 4, 2018.

University of Washington Libraries Home Page is http://www.lib.washington.edu

For questions about this position, or questions regarding potential disability accommodations, please contact Laura Lillard at libjobs@uw.edu.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity
The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/).

 

 

TITLE: Science Librarian and Head, Mathematics Research Library, Full time position

LOCATION: Suzzallo Library

 

 

THE LIBRARIES 

Serving three campuses, the University of Washington Libraries is one of the largest and most innovative libraries in North America with collections exceeding 9 million volumes, over 500,000 electronic books, more than 120,000 currently received journal titles, as well as millions of scholarly resources in other formats. Beyond the strength of local collections and digital resources, the Libraries is recognized for its excellent service, innovative learning and research spaces, faculty partnerships, global reach, extensive assessment efforts, and diverse award-winning staff. The Libraries plays a significant leadership role regionally as a member in the groundbreaking Orbis Cascade Alliance and throughout the profession as evidenced by the number of its staff selected for competitive leadership programs and honored by professional association lifetime achievement awards.

 

THE POSITION

The University of Washington Libraries seeks an enthusiastic, collaborative, and forward-thinking subject liaison to support faculty and students in mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, and computer science, joining a highly engaged Sciences Liaison Team. The liaison serves as the Head of the Mathematics Research Library, reporting to the Sciences Liaison Team Leader. Located in Padelford Hall, the Mathematics Research Library is a small branch serving faculty, students, and staff in the Departments of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Statistics. Branch staff and students are members of Branch Operations Services, a unit of the Libraries Central Circulation Department. The successful candidate will have the capacity to thrive in an exciting, ambiguous, future-oriented Libraries environment, and to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities.This is a full-time position. The start date is flexible and will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serves as the liaison to the Departments of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, and the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering. Selects materials in all formats to support research and teaching, provides instructional, research consultation, and reference services to faculty and students, communicates regularly with faculty, and participates in departmental and school activities as appropriate.
  • Develops familiarity with all aspects of the research lifecycle and related research activities, including research methods, digital tools, scholarly communication and research data management in order to advise and collaborate with faculty, students and colleagues.
  • As a member of the Sciences Liaison Team, participates in regular meetings, contributes to shared goals, programming, and services, and collaborates with other subject liaison librarians on projects to enhance services to users.
  • Manages state, gift, and grant funds for assigned collection areas, in cooperation with the Sciences Liaison Team.
  • Serves as Head of the Mathematics Research Library, with overall responsibility for service programs and collection development. 
  • Collaborates with Branch Operations Services staff regarding Mathematics Research Library access services operations, facilities programming, and assessment projects. Coordinates staff and student training on the subject areas covered by the Mathematics Research Library.
  • Participates in reference services in the Engineering and Suzzallo Libraries. Participates in the Libraries virtual reference service. 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

Required

  • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree.
  • Knowledge or interest in STEM fields.
  • Evidence of strong customer service focus and a passion for providing excellent reference, consultation, and instructional services to users.
  • Evidence of ability to work independently and with others in a demanding and rapidly changing environment where consultation, collaboration, and cooperation are valued and essential.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills evidenced by the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, faculty, staff, and students.
  • Evidence of strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Evidence of initiative and resourcefulness in past professional or academic activities.
  • Curiosity, drive, and the flexibility to discover and try new things in support of the Libraries mission and strategic plan.

 

Preferred

  • Undergraduate or graduate major or minor in a science or math field, or substantial coursework in the sciences.
  • Experience in providing information literacy instruction or other teaching experience.
  • Library public service experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of scientific research and publication trends, and interest in scholarly communication and data management initiatives.
  • Knowledge of emerging trends in data services, digital pedagogy, and/or scholarly communication.
  • Evidence of the ability to successfully initiate, track, and manage projects.

 

SALARY

$51,000 minimum. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

RANK

Position will be at the rank of Assistant Librarian or Senior Assistant Librarian depending on qualifications and background. See the Librarian Personnel Code for librarian rank appointment criteria, http://www.lib.washington.edu/about/employment/hr/libpersonnelcode/view
 

BENEFITS  

Librarians are academic personnel and participate in the University of Washington Retirement Plan on a matching basis. Vacation is accrued at the rate of 26 working days per year; sick leave at the rate of 12 working days per year. No state income tax.

Application Instructions

The following documents are required as part of your application for this vacancy:

  • Apply here: https://apply.interfolio.com/52904
  • Cover letter (addressed to Laura Lillard, Director, Libraries Human Resources)
  • Curriculum vitae or resume (include a telephone number, mailing address, email address and salary requirements)
  • List of three references who are knowledgeable of your qualifications for this position, one of which must be your current supervisor (include telephone numbers, mailing addresses, and email addresses)

Application Deadline
To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, September 7, 2018.

University of Washington Libraries Home Page is http://www.lib.washington.edu

For questions about this position, or questions regarding potential disability accommodations, please contact Laura Lillard at libjobs@uw.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity
The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/).

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Manager, Library Integrated Technology Systems, Drexel University Libraries, Philadelphia, PA

Drexel University Libraries has begun recruitment for a Manager, Library Integrated Technology Systems. This position will provide managerial leadership for DUL in planning, implementing, and executing integrated library systems, applications and technology services that enable the Libraries' efficient operations and effective strategic initiatives (https://www.library.drexel.edu/about/strategic-plan/).

The manager will build and inspire effective teams within the Libraries' matrix organization, directly supervising a team of technology specialists and serving as a strategic project manager of working groups that include staff from several Libraries units and may include partners across campus departments. The manager works closely with campus technology units and external IT partners to coordinate, develop, and implement services, systems, and IT infrastructure. 

 

Qualified applicants may apply at: (www.drexeljobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=83616).

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Research & Instruction Librarian, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, MA

Research and Instruction Librarian - Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (North Adams, MA)

 

Job Description:

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts seeks a Research and Instruction Librarian to collaborate with MCLA faculty, staff, and students to create and provide user-centered teaching and learning opportunities that foster inquiry, discovery, critical thinking, lifelong learning, and ethical information use and creation.

 

Using the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education (Framework), the Research and Instruction Librarian creates learning outcomes, designs instruction/assignments, advances the library's information literacy program, teaches in face-to-face, online, hybrid, or embedded courses, provides individual research consultations to students and faculty, and assesses the effectiveness of library instruction.  Responsibilities extend to instructional sites in Pittsfield, MA, and online courses/programs.

 

The Research and Instruction Librarian co-leads the archives with the Digital Services Librarian, participates in collection development, collaborates with other departments to promote student success, and supervises the part-time reference staff.  The Research and Instruction Librarian's regular schedule is Monday - Friday from 9 am to 5 pm with an occasional weekend or evening instruction session.   Some scheduling flexibility required.


Requirements:

  • MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited institution.
  • Flexibility, creativity, and initiative required to work in a dynamic small library with a strong student-centric service orientation.
  • Demonstrated skill and comfort in teaching.
  • Teaching experience in higher education or supervisory experience preferred.
  • Experience in information literacy education.
  • At least one year's experience in an academic library, 2-3 years preferred.
  • Knowledge of trends in library and user-focused technologies including social networking, mobile applications, and the use of technology in instruction.
  • Experience in developing and maintaining archives or local history collections preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a culturally diverse community.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Active listening and interviewing /reference consultation skills.
  • Strong knowledge of information resources, services, and library technologies.
  • Curiosity about and interest in the research process and literature across disciplines.
  • Interest in and ability to function in an evolving library environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with library staff, faculty, and college departments.
  • Willingness to provide occasional instruction services off-site or during evening hours.
  • Experience or coursework in active learning preferred; research or publications in library field welcomed.
  • Familiarity with current approaches in pedagogy, curriculum design and development, learning theory, or assessment preferred.

  

REQUIRED INSTRUCTIONAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Demonstrate excellence in a variety of teaching and learning strategies to enhance student achievement.
  • Exhibit expertise in information literacy and strong familiarity with ACRL Information Literacy Framework & Standards.
  • Deliver constructive feedback to student learners.
  • Include active learning in instruction sessions or design.
  • Foster critical thinking and analysis.
  • Engage with traditional and non-traditional learners.
  • Provide data-driven recommendations for continuous improvement.


Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately. Application deadline is August 26, 2018. 

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its educational programs, activities and employment practices. The college complies with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations advancing equal employment. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. Visit www.mcla.edu.


Application Instructions:

Interested candidates must apply electronically and should submit a letter of interest and resume at https://mcla.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=100969

 

About Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts:

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) is a dynamic and vibrant four-year public college located in the beautiful Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts. Founded in 1894, MCLA is the Commonwealth's public liberal arts college of the Massachusetts State University System. MCLA was named a Top Ten Public Liberal Arts College by U.S. News and World Report. MCLA is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), a national consortium positioned at the forefront of the conversation on the value of a liberal arts education. MCLA also earned a place on Kiplinger's Personal Finance's list of 100 Best Values in Public Colleges. The ranking cites colleges that combine outstanding academics with affordable cost, and the College was again named to the President's Honor Roll for Service by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

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Electronic Resources Librarian, University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, CA

Apply by August 24, 2018:
 

Hiring range: Associate Librarian

$65,942 - $75,337, per annum, based upon qualifications

This is a full time appointment. The expected start date is October 1, 2018.

The University of California, Berkeley invites applicants for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian (ERL). Reporting to the Head of the Acquisitions Department, the successful applicant will have a thorough understanding of and experience with licensing and supporting access to electronic resources. The ERL will manage key e-resource information systems and will be responsible for the production and dissemination of statistics related to resource (both print and electronic) acquisition, licensing and usage.

The Environment

The UC Berkeley Library is an internationally renowned research and teaching facility at the nation's premier public university. A highly diverse and intellectually rich environment, Berkeley serves a campus community of more than 30,000 undergraduate students, 11,000 graduate students, and 1,500 faculty. The Library comprises 20 campus libraries including the Doe/Moffitt Libraries, the Bancroft Library, the C. V. Starr East Asian Library and numerous subject specialty libraries. With a collection of more than 12 million volumes and a collections budget of over $17 million, the Library offers extensive collections in all formats and robust services to connect users with those collections and build their related research skills. The Doe/Moffitt Libraries bring special focus to the humanities, social sciences, international and area studies, and undergraduate services and the intersections between them. Discover more about the Library via our Web site:http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/(link is external)

Responsibilities

The incumbent will take the lead role in managing publisher/vendor license negotiations, assessment, and support of ongoing access to electronic information resources. S/he will work closely with the Head of Acquisitions, the AUL for Scholarly Resources, the Electronic Resources Unit, and subject librarians to shape and improve access to electronic resources for Library users. The ERL will report to the Head of the Acquisitions Department. Duties will include:

  • Review and negotiate license agreements with publishers/vendors to reach favorable pricing and licensing terms and arrange trials of e-resources, including complex negotiations for data sets
  • Assist the AUL & Director of Collections with acquisition of content licensed through the California Digital Library (CDL)
  • Review CDL offers and local proposals, and coordinate them with subject librarians and acquisitions staff
  • Establish and manage excellent publisher/vendor relationships
  • Coordinate trial, acquisition and renewal activities with publishers/vendors and staff
  • Work with vendors and users to address disputed or actual violations of terms of use or breaches of contract
  • Work closely with subject librarians and acquisitions staff to support e-collection development
  • Work closely with the fund manager to monitor appropriations and expenditures for central digital funds
  • Coordinate user education and outreach on conditions of use for licensed content
  • Provide leadership to the Acquisitions Electronic Resources Unit in managing access and maintaining accurate information about electronic resources
  • Establish and maintain effective workflows with acquisitions and cataloging staff for all electronic resources
  • Assess databases for licensing tracking tools, and plan implementation and population of said tools with licensing terms to assist with perpetual rights management
  • Collect and analyze usage data from local, UC-wide, and vendor/publisher sources and create reports to support purchase and renewal decisions
  • Support Scholarly Communication team's efforts to improve student access to affordable course content
  • Collaborate with Assessment Librarian to provide metrics and analysis of electronic resource usage
  • Participate in UC Berkeley groups and committees as well as UC-wide groups as appropriate

UC Berkeley librarians are expected to participate in library-wide planning and governance and work effectively in a shared decision-making environment. Librarian advancement is partially based upon professional contributions beyond the primary assignment; the successful candidate will show promise or evidence of such contributions to the Library, campus, UC system, and profession.

Qualifications

Minimum Basic Qualification(s) at Time of Application:

MLS, MIS, or MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent international degree

Required additional qualifications by start date in position:

  • Two years or more experience negotiating license agreements for electronic resources used by libraries
  • Two years or more experience working with library vendors and publishers in acquiring electronic resources
  • One year or more experience managing e-resources, including issues related to packages, aggregators, platforms, pricing models, and statistical management needs
  • One year or more experience resolving e-resource access problems

Preferred additional qualifications:

  • Three or more years of serials or acquisitions experience in an academic or research library
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, communication, analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to work creatively and effectively both independently and as a team member
  • Experience with e-resource management, e.g., implementing system support for e-resource workflow, license negotiation, providing and maintaining access to e-resources
  • Familiarity with copyright, fair use, and other intellectual property issues as these pertain to e- resources
  • Experience licensing data sets, including restricted use data
  • Understanding of data gathering and analysis techniques to support descriptive and inferential statistical analysis
  • Familiarity with technologies used in acquisitions, assessment and e-resource settings

The UC Berkeley Library is committed to supporting and encouraging a multicultural environment and seeks candidates who can make positive and imaginative contributions in a context of ethnic and cultural diversity.

UC professional librarians are academic appointees and are represented by an exclusive bargaining agent, University Council - American Federation of Teachers (UC-AFT). This position is in the bargaining unit.

Librarians are entitled to appropriate professional development leave, two days per month of vacation leave, one day per month of sick leave, and all other benefits granted non-faculty academic personnel. The University has an excellent retirement program and sponsors a variety of group health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans in addition to other benefits.

This recruitment will remain open until filled.

Submit applications online at https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01797(link is external).

Applications must include a cover letter detailing a statement of qualifications, curriculum vitae noting degrees and relevant work experience, and the names and contact information of three references who are knowledgeable about the applicant's qualifications for this position. References will only be contacted for individuals under serious consideration.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct(link is external).

Send inquiries to:

Susan E. Wong

Director, Library Human Resources
Email: librec@library.berkeley.edu

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Reference & Instruction Librarian, Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA

This position is available for both full-time and part-time. The candidate will provide reference services to AMC students, faculty and staff through electronic and print sources. Position collaborates with faculty in planning group instruction sessions to classes. Communications with college community and representation of the library on campus encouraged. Instructs First Year Experience (FYE) classes in information literacy.

Responsibilities are:

  • Provide reference services to AMC students, faculty, and staff.
  • Instruct faculty, staff, students and FYE classes in the use of library resources in all formats, including online/electronic databases and Internet resources.
  • Develop, organize and present formal and informal library-use instruction for students, faculty, and staff.  Participate in the creation of digital instruction materials, such as tutorials, lib-guide and other outreach tools.
  • Help promote library awareness and use. Work with campus and faculty personnel to develop a positive working relationship.
  • Create and collect a variety of assessment statistics through instruction, session outcomes, and statistical tracking.
  • Assist in developing reports, surveys, questionnaires, special studies and public functions.
  • Work with staff in collection development and other policies.
  • Reference and Instruction services are a priority, but other duties will be assigned as needed.
  • Attend appropriate library workshops and conferences.

Qualifications:

Masters degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited graduate program preferred, but will consider Bachelors degree candidate with at least 5 years of experience in reference services. Experience with instruction to students in an academic library is required. Familiarity with online web development is a plus.

Apply here: https://www.annamaria.edu/human-resources/jobs/posting/121/reference-and-instruction-librarian

Please submit a cover letter, resume and names of three references. Anna Maria College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Further details of the position can be found here.

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Access Services Weekend Associate & Access Services Associate, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA

Library, Information, and Technology Services at Mount Holyoke College has two positions open in our Access Services Department.

Access Services Weekend Associate

The Library, Information and Technology Services (LITS) Division at Mount Holyoke College seeks an enthusiastic, creative, collegial, and service-oriented individual for the position of Access Services Weekend Associate.  Reporting to the Evening/Weekend Supervisor, this individual will perform a wide variety of library public service duties, providing exceptional customer service with a particular focus on the weekends.  This is a 10 month, academic year position averaging 37 ½ hours per week. The normal work schedule is Saturday-Wednesday.  Saturday and Sunday hours are 8:30 am-5:00 pm and Monday-Wednesday hours are 9:30 am-6:00 pm. Overtime opportunities are available.

 

The successful candidate will work the circulation desk approximately 30 hours per week, provide outstanding customer service, check library materials in and out, register new patrons, place holds on items, provide information to patrons regarding library procedures, and oversee approximately 25 student workers during weekend hours, assisting with the training and evaluation of those student workers. 

Qualifications include: two years of experience working in a customer-service role in a user-focused organization; experience in an academic setting preferred; Bachelor's degree preferred; library experience and use of library technologies (e.g. an integrated library system) preferred; evidence of supervisory potential is essential.

 

You can find a full description, including qualifications, and apply online at: https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu.  Mount Holyoke is an employer committed to fostering multicultural diversity in its staff, faculty, and students. Women and people of color are especially encouraged to apply.

 

Access Services Associate

The Library, Information and Technology Services (LITS) Division at Mount Holyoke College seeks an enthusiastic, creative, collegial, and service-oriented individual for the position of Access Services Weekend Associate. Reporting to the Head of Access Services, this individual performs a wide variety of library public service duties, providing exceptional customer service. This full-time, temporary position ends December 31 2020, with the possibility of a one-year extension. The normal work schedule is Monday-Friday, 9:30 AM - 6 PM. Overtime opportunities are available.


The successful candidate will work the circulation desk approximately 30 hours per week, provide outstanding customer service, check library materials in and out, register new patrons, place holds on items, provide information to patrons regarding library procedures, and oversee student workers during desk shifts, assisting with the training and evaluation of those student workers. 

Qualifications include: two years of experience working in a customer-service role in a user-focused organization; experience in an academic setting preferred. Bachelor's degree preferred, but we welcome and will consider all candidates with experience that supports the requirements of the position. Library experience and use of library technologies (e.g. an integrated library system) preferred; evidence of supervisory potential is essential.

You can find a full description, including qualifications, and apply online at: https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu

Mount Holyoke is an employer committed to fostering multicultural diversity in its staff, faculty, and students. Women and people of color are especially encouraged to apply.

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Multiple Openings, Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Current employment opportunities at the Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Chicago):

1) Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Librarian 

Galter Health Sciences Library, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine is accepting applications for the position of Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Librarian. The Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Librarian coordinates the acquisition, activation, maintenance, and usage analysis of resources for the Galter Health Sciences Library.

2) Data Librarian / Community Manager

Galter Health Sciences Library seeks an innovative, outgoing, and energetic professional to support the recently awarded CTSA Program Center for Data to Health Coordinating Center (CD2H). Working collaboratively with all 9 CD2H funded sites, as well as with the larger CTSA Program community (including researchers, IT teams, data professionals, students, libraries, and more), this full-time, non-tenured faculty librarian will lead and advance community building activities, facilitate a rich social coding environment to support project priorities and deliverables, and contribute to robust data- and informatics-oriented practices and projects. This position is a full-time, non-tenured faculty librarian and will participate in secondary assignments based on qualifications, interests, and need.

 

To apply for any of these positions, please follow the directions in the full description.

See: <galter.northwestern.edu/about-us/...>

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Director, Wilkens Library and Academic Support Centers, Cape Cod Community College, West Barnstable, MA

DATE:  July 30, 2018                                      

           

POSITION:                 Director, Wilkens Library and Academic Support Centers

                                    Academic and Student Affairs

                                    Full-time, Benefited     

                                    Non-unit Professional Position

           

SUPERVISION: Reports to the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs and exercises supervision over all appropriate professional and support staff.

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Director provides leadership for the Wilkens Library and Academic Support Centers (Tutoring Center, Math Center, Writing Center, Center for Information Literacy) as well as support to the full and part-time professional staff assigned to the area, including Wilkens Library, Nickerson Archives, Media Services, and Information Literacy instruction and assessment.  Responsibilities of the position include: overseeing external accreditation and periodic internal program review; supporting the use of technology and innovative pedagogy to promote student learning; monitoring local, regional, and national trends to ensure library services and resources meet workforce and transfer pathways; supporting faculty acquisition of learning resources; implementing College administrative and academic policies; participating in hiring and evaluating staff job performance and implementing collective bargaining agreements; developing schedules for hours of operation; developing and executing departmental and area budgets; assisting with writing and managing grants for the area; and, collaborating with community college and regional community library partners.

 

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

Personnel Management and Supervision

  1. Serve as the administrative officer of the Wilkens Library and Academic Support Centers, and supervise and conduct annual performance appraisals for all professional and support staff.
  2. Build relationships between library professionals, faculty, and student services professionals.
  3. Encourage staff excellence in performance of job duties and professional development.
  4. Encourage collaboration within the library and across College departments.
  5. Implement collective bargaining agreements as they relate to members of the area and consult with the Human Resources Office in implementation of the collective bargaining agreements.
  6. Lead the assessment of effectiveness of programs and services provided by the department.
  7. Make recommendations to the Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs on staff recruitment, full-time and part-time appointments, reappointments, salary adjustments, promotions, sabbaticals, tenure and leaves of absence for all personnel in the area, day and evening.
  8. Conduct regular staff meetings and implement other strategies to ensure effective communication with library personnel.
  9. Approve time and attendance for all staff in the department.

 

 B.    Program/Services and Process Improvement

  1. Collaborate with faculty, the Coordinator of Library Services, and library staff to develop, review, assess, and revise information literacy curriculum, related information literacy learning resources, and assessments of student learning outcomes.
  2. Support the Coordinator of Learning Resources to provide effective tutoring and learning support services according to the standards of the College Reading and Learning Association.
  3. Lead the department in planning, implementing, and evaluating existing services and print and electronic resources.
  4. Collaborate with academic and student services divisions to enhance and improve student and staff centered programs and services.
  5. Review and revise, as appropriate, all information regarding library programs, services and procedures found in the catalog, the Student Handbook, the Academic Policy and Standards Manual, and on www.capecod.edu.
  6. Maintain appropriate records for student and community usage of programs and services.
  7. Collaborate with the Coordinator of Library Services and library professional staff to review and maintain partnership agreements (CLAMS etc.) and related regulations and standards of library practice (Association of College & Research Librarians).
  8. Communicate and implement administrative, Board, and academic policies for department staff.
  9. Provide information and support to other areas of the College.

 C.    General Administrative Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Coordinate and manage cost center budgets to support the College's strategic plan.
  2. Approve all expenditures, regardless of source of funding.
  3. Act on staff requests for attendance at professional conferences and meetings in consultation with the President or Vice President.
  4. Recommend travel requests to the Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs.
  5. Ensure that department policies and procedures are consistent with institutional policies and procedures.
  6. Represent the department on College committees.  Serve on committees as assigned.
  7. Prepare information in digital and print formats for a variety of publications including College catalogs, College website, brochures, etc., in cooperation with the Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs and submit material to the Director of Strategic Communications and Marketing for publication.
  8. Other duties as assigned.

 D.    Professional and External Affairs Management 

  1. Attend and represents the College at statewide affinity groups and other meetings, conventions, seminars, workshops, etc., as appropriate. 
  2. Support and assist department staff to meet their needs for professional development.
  3. Support outreach activities to the community to encourage utilization of library resources and services.
  4. Hold regular meetings with appropriate faculty and staff to review and evaluate policies and procedures.
  5. Engage in professional development to keep current with changes in library technology, resources, services, and state and federal laws related to utilization of library resources and services.

 

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Master's degree in library science or a closely related field.
  2. Three years of experience as an academic librarian.
  3. Three years of management experience in a post-secondary institution including experience in assessing programs/services, staff supervision, and budget management.
  4. Experience in assessing the effectiveness of library programs and services.
  5. Experience working with diverse populations to create an inclusive and collegial campus climate.
  6. Demonstrated commitment to the comprehensive community college mission.

 

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

  1. Demonstrated experience in planning and implementing innovative and inclusive library spaces, programs, and services that engage and promote learning for community college students.

 

COMPENSATION: Full-time, Non-Unit Professional Position

Annual Salary Range of $75,000 - $85,000, dependent upon qualifications

Includes participation in a comprehensive employee benefits program

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Immediate need; applications reviewed upon receipt.

                                               

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested candidates must apply online by visiting:                                                                                http://capecod.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=100771.     

Please visit our website at www.capecod.edu for information on Cape Cod Community College.

 

This appointment is subject to the FY2019 budget appropriations.

 

Appointment is subject to SORI (Sex Offender Registry Information), a publicly-accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and national background checks.

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Access Services/Systems Librarian, CCRI, Warwick, RI

The Community College of Rhode Island is currently accepting applications for the Access Services/Systems Librarian currently available on the Warwick campus.

For full details, please see https://jobs.ccri.edu/postings/2003

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Assistant Librarian, North Shore Community College, Danvers, MA

Part Time Assistant Librarian, Danvers Campus Library

Non-benefited, MCCC unit position

This is an 8-12 hour per week evening position during the academic semester, 4pm-8pm; days of the week will be determined based on Library needs, but will fall between Monday and Thursday evenings.

 

General Summary:

North Shore Community College seeks an enthusiastic and student-focused librarian reporting to the Coordinator of Public Services to provide reference and instructional services on the Danvers campus during evening hours when classes are in session. The Librarian will provide individual and group instruction sessions, assist with circulation and reserves, and participate in ongoing library initiatives. The successful candidate must enjoy working with our diverse community of users and share a commitment to support student learning.

 

Specific Responsibilities

  •  Provides reference services, online assistance, and one-on-one library instruction that promotes the information literacy competencies of our students
  • Assists in providing chat, email, and SMS reference support on an assigned schedule
  • Offers class instruction in information literacy
  • Participates in the assessment of student learning and evaluation of the overall effectiveness of our instructional services
  • Participates in collection development activities
  • Assists in collection maintenance projects
  • Assists in the development of new library programs and services
  • Serves as a backup for the access services assistant as needed
  • Performs other duties, as required

 

Requirements:

  1. MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program (MLS Candidate may be considered with appropriate coursework)
  2. Reference and instruction experience
  3. Knowledge of online databases and Internet resources
  4. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  5. Reliability and dependability are extremely important

 

Additional Information:

Salary$28.29 per hour, non-benefited position

Starting date: September 6, 2018

North Shore Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on basis of race, creed, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, maternity leave, and national origin in its education programs or employment pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 151B and 151C, Title VI, Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Americans with Disabilities Act, and regulations promulgated there under, 34 C.F.R. Part 100 (Title VI), Part 106 (Title IX) and Part 104 (Section 504). All inquiries concerning application of the above should be directed to Thanh Giddarie, Director of Human Resources, Affirmative Action Officer, and Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, at 978 739-5470, 1 Ferncroft Rd. Danvers, MA 01923.

 

Application Instructions:

Submit resume and cover letter indicating how your experience matches the qualifications of the position at https://nscc.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=100735

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Metadata Librarian, Specialized Collections, ASU Library, Phoenix, AZ

Metadata Librarian for Specialized Collections

Are you interested in working at the most innovative university in the country?

Ranked #1 for innovation three years in a row by U.S. News and World Report, Arizona State University has become the foundational model for a new paradigm for public higher education - committed to access, excellence and impact - and is now actively engaged in building a new library for the 21st century.

Serving as a critical gateway to ASU's growing research and knowledge enterprise, ASU Library works to collaborate, educate and innovate across disciplines, communities and technologies, while leveraging key research and learning opportunities that are unique to ASU.

ASU Library seeks a highly motivated, collaborative and service-oriented Metadata Librarian for Specialized Collections to develop and manage the metadata program, providing descriptive metadata for physical and digital special collections and archival resources including, but not limited to, rare books, photographic and manuscript collections, and digital objects. Working under the direction of the Head of Acquisition and Metadata Services and in conjunction with administrators, librarians, curators, archivists and staff in specialized collections, the Metadata Librarian for Specialized Collections sets priorities and policies for providing access to collections via ASU Library's online discovery and access platforms, and works collaboratively with repository services and collections staff to coordinate metadata creation for digital collections. The Metadata Librarian for Specialized Collections creates and edits metadata for physical and digital special collections material, contributes to the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC), trains and supervises cataloging staff, participates in the governance and general management of the unit, and maintains a high-level working knowledge of national and international theory and practice pertaining to librarianship, specifically specialized collections.

ASU Library is a strong supporter of student success and a critical partner in realizing the New American University mission of access, excellence and impact. Success at ASU is measured not by whom we exclude, but rather by whom we include and how they succeed.

A center of energy, imagination and innovation, ASU Library is home to eight library facilities across four ASU campus locations - providing students and faculty access to millions of information resources, world-class collections, outstanding study spaces, advanced data centers and a suite of makerspaces and creative services. More information about the library can be found at lib.asu.edu.

Required qualifications

  • Master's degree in library and/or information science from an American Library Association accredited program
  • Minimum two years of experience with original cataloging of specialized collections and/or rare books
  • Working knowledge of AACR2/RDA, DCRB, LCSH, LC classification system, MARC content designation, and other tools used for special collections/rare book cataloging
  • Working knowledge of non-MARC metadata schema and content standards, particularly EAD, Dublin Core, and PREMIS

Preferred qualifications

  • Broad academic background particularly in the humanities
  • Knowledge of authority control theory and practice
  • Experience with OCLC or similar utility
  • Supervisory and/or training experience
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Reading knowledge of one or more languages other than English

Salary and Rank: This is a continuing track Academic Professional position; Associate/Full Librarian and salary dependent upon experience.

Application Procedures: Application packet consists of a cover letter, comprehensive vita or resume, and names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of 3 recent professional references. The application should be sent as a single (one) complete electronic file to Lillie Johnson (Lillie.Johnson@asu.edu). Questions about the position should be directed to Associate University Librarian for Collections and Strategy Lorrie McAllister (Lorrie.McAllister@asu.edu).

Application Deadline: Application deadline is September 7, 2018; applications will be reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed.

Other Information: Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. A background check is required for employment. For more information regarding ASU, visit our website: www.asu.edu. For more information about the Phoenix metropolitan area, please visit www.visitarizona.com.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and minorities are welcomed and encouraged to apply.

 

https://lib.asu.edu/employment/metadata-librarian-specialized-collections

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Head of Public Services, Smith College, Northampton, MA

Head of Public Services, Smith College, Northampton, MA

The Head of Public Services for Smith College Libraries manages all aspects of Public Services including circulation, reserves, stacks management, interlibrary loan, and coordinates in-person and virtual reference. This position is responsible for service quality, assessment, innovation including the creative use of technology in support of Public Service operations.

For more details and to apply: https://smithcollege.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=49118&job=ad0957-head-of-public-services

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Reference and Instruction Librarian, UMA Libraries, Bangor, ME

Position Title: Reference and Instruction Librarian, UMA Libraries
Bargaining Unit: UMPSA
Salary Band/Wage Band: 03; the normal hiring range for this position is mid-thirties to low-forties
Primary work location negotiable: Augusta, Bangor or a UMA Center (locations statewide).
 
Statement of Job:
UMA transforms the lives of students of every age and background across the State of Maine and beyond through access to high-quality distance and on-site education, excellence in student support, civic engagement, and professional and liberal arts programs.  
UMA is the third largest public university in Maine. In addition to its main campus in the state's capital, UMA also serves students at its campus in Bangor (UMA Bangor) and through UMA Centers around the state. With its multiple locations and long-term expertise in online and distance learning, UMA is generally considered the university of choice for Mainers of all ages who want to attend college without uprooting their lives.
The University of Maine Augusta is seeking applicants for the position of Reference and Instruction Librarian. The librarian helps to effectively maintain distance library services for students, staff, and faculty. This individual is responsible for providing reference assistance as well as library support services to users. These services include both in-person and virtual library instruction, facilitating streaming video resources for UMS, face-to-face support of library patrons at a physical location, creation of learning objects such as videos and interactive tutorials, and the completion of other tasks as needed or assigned by the position's supervisor.
For more details and to apply: https://uma.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=49065

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University Archivist, Cooper Library, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

University Archivist

Clemson University Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented University Archivist. The archivist will provide leadership and expertise in archives and records administration, access to university records and archives in all formats, and instructional activities and research support. The University Archives serves as the official "institutional memory" of the university, providing long-term preservation and access to the collection documenting its development and history.  The University Archives is part of the Special Collections and Archives Unit that is distinguished for its strong collections in agriculture, textile history, and South Carolina politics.

 

Library faculty are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service. This is a 12-month tenure-track position accountable to the Head of Special Collections and Archives. 

For more information about the position, including how to apply, please see https://apply.interfolio.com/52684.

Applications received by August 24, 2018 will be guaranteed consideration.

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Systems Librarian, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

Systems Librarian

David & Lorraine Cheng Library

Posting Date: June 20, 2018

Closing Date: Open until filled

 

William Paterson University invites applications for a twelve month tenure-track position as a Systems Librarian.

 

Under the direction of the Head of Library Information Systems, the Systems Librarian is primarily responsible for the administration of all components and delivery of technical support for the Voyager online system.

 

William Paterson University is the third most diverse public university in New Jersey. As a longstanding member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), we have been designated by the US Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Opportunities to Contribute: systems administration, technical support, research and inter/intra departmental collaboration

  • Administers and configures the Library's integrated library system, comprised of system administration, security, users, profiles, policies, circulation, acquisitions, cataloging, serials management, and statistical data reporting.
  • Serves as primary technical liaison with ILS vendor, Ex Libris; troubleshoots hardware and software problems with the Voyager and other assigned systems.
  • Provides technical support for the management of OCLC software and services and works collaboratively with the Resource Management/Library Information Systems Team to coordinate database maintenance, batch loading of records and interdepartmental projects.
  • Uses a variety of software tools to extract and manipulate data from various sources.
  • Develops and implements procedures to integrate various systems and serves on committees
  • Participates in departmental and User Education programs.
  • Serves as a liaison to assigned departments in collection development activities.

 

Qualifications:

Ideal candidate must possess the following:

  • ALA-accredited MLS, or equivalent (by time of appointment).
  • A second graduate degree is required for tenure.
  • Experience working with databases and SQL.
  • Working knowledge of programming/scripting languages such as Python, Perl, PHP, Unix shell scripting or like programs/languages.
  • Computer knowledge necessary to perform technical-support related tasks.
  • Demonstrated commitment to service and professional development.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least one (1) year of professional experience working with library systems.
  • Second graduate degree.
  • System administration experience with Linux, Windows and/or Voyager system(s).
  • Excellent oral, written communication and interpersonal skills.

 

    Invitation to apply:

    Please click to apply for the position. - http://wpunj.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=53

 

    Interested candidates will be prompted to:

    Complete an application

    Submit a cover letter & CV

    Provide names/contacts of three professional references

 

Submission of all documents listed above is required for consideration.

If you have any general questions related to this search, please contact talent@wpunj.edu

 

The Clery Act (The Jean Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistic Act) requires all institutions of higher learning to make available to prospective employees our agency's Annual Security Report. A copy of this information is available on the University Police Department website at the Clery Act page. A paper copy of this report can be obtained at the University Police Department upon request.

 

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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History and Modern Languages Librarian, UML, Miami, FL

The University of Miami Libraries (UML) seeks an intellectually curious and highly collaborative librarian for the position of History and Modern Languages Librarian, located in Richter Library's Learning and Research Services unit, a department providing support for the College of Arts and Sciences and five other schools and colleges (Communication, Education, Engineering, Graduate, and Nursing) at the University of Miami. The librarian serves as UML's liaison to the Departments of History and Modern Languages and Literatures, in the College of Arts and Sciences, and plays a key role in advancing the UML's support for an ambitious program of learning and research articulated in the University's Roadmap To Our New Century. In addition to providing support for faculty researchers and teachers, the History and Modern Languages Librarian assists undergraduate and graduate students as they seek to gain knowledge and skills necessary to conduct research and communicate its results to broad audiences.

Serving as a member of a diverse and engaged team of liaison librarians, information specialists, and peer research consultants (undergraduate and graduate students), the librarian contributes to developing a library that serves as the "heart of learning" at the university by fostering meaningful relationships with faculty and students and supporting the learning and research needs of the university community. The History and Modern Languages Librarian also collaborates actively with librarians in UML's Special Collections, University Archives, and the Cuban Heritage Collection; librarians who offer services through the Digital Scholarship Lab; and university colleagues in academic service units participating in the Learning Commons, including the Modern Languages Lab, our newest partner in the Commons.

For more information, click here.

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Head of Electronic Resources & Serials Acquisitions, Harvard Library, Cambridge, MA

Harvard Library seeks a dynamic, imaginative, and collaborative leader to guide and evolve Harvard Library's management of print serials and electronic resources.  Applying their solid record of leadership and vision across Harvard's vast online and physical collections, the Head of Electronic Resources and Serials Acquisitions will guide the development of a unified strategy, best practices, and workflows for managing fee-based and open access online resources that encompass all library parties of the content ecosystem--collection development, technical services, and scholarly communication while maintaining the accurate and timely acquisition of a significant and robust collection of print serials.

 

To review the complete position description and to apply, see here.

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Media Archivist, Modern Culture & Media, Brown University, Providence, RI

Media Archivist

Dept. of Modern Culture and Media

Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

 

The Media Archivist will maintain the Department of Modern Culture and Media's collection of 16mm films, DVDs and digital media (including cleaning, upkeep, and arranging for proper storage for our celluloid and other media collections), as well as expand and diversify the collection to support both continuing and new research/teaching interests in the department and new and emerging media technologies.

 

This position involves researching offerings in both media texts and technologies, purchasing media holdings for the archive, and organizing and maintaining these holdings. The Archivist will co-supervise the MCM Events and Screening Assistant and student Projectionists with facilitating the use of the Archive in courses and in departmental and university film festivals, screening series, and other events. 

 

The Archivist will teach one course an academic year on matters relating to media archiving to support students' understanding of media formations, as well as develop valuable expertise in an emerging profession of media archiving, curation, conservation, and exhibition.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 3-5 years of related experience in film, video, and digital media archiving, curation, and/or film preservation maintenance or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Preferred:  Master's degree in a field such as Archive Science; Museum Studies; Film and Media Studies; Moving Image Archiving and Preservation; Digital Curation; or Library and Information Science. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of film and media history and experience working with media archives, including experience in curation and media material maintenance.
  • Demonstrated teaching skills for instructing students in areas of archival and media studies.

 

To View More Details and To Apply, please use this link to the position on Brown's Career Site:

https://brown.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/staff-careers-brown/job/155-George-Street/Media-Archivist_REQ147572

Applicants are required to use the Brown Career Site to apply for the position and to submit their resume, cover letter and any related documents.  Please check the status of your application through the account you create when you apply.

All offers of employment are contingent upon consent to criminal background screening check and education verification with results satisfactory to Brown.

 

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

 

About Brown  (Please visit our website and get to know us better at:  www.brown.edu)

 

Brown is an Ivy League University located in Providence, Rhode Island, comprised of undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies.  With its talented and motivated student body and accomplished faculty, Brown is a leading research university that maintains a particular commitment to exceptional graduate and undergraduate instruction.  Brown is frequently recognized for its global reach, many cultural events, numerous campus groups and activities, active community service programs, highly competitive athletics, and beautiful facilities located in a richly historic urban setting.

 

Brown offers competitive benefits such as a generous retirement plan and education programs; details are available at:  http://www.brown.edu/about/administration/human-resources/

 

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Instruction & Research Support Librarian, Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, MA

Bunker Hill Community College is the largest community college in Massachusetts, serving more than 14,000 students each semester across all modes of instruction. Ranked among the 25 fastest growing public two-year colleges in the United States, BHCC is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, MA, in nearby Chelsea, MA, and at three satellite locations within the Greater Boston area. BHCC is part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, which includes 15 community colleges.

BHCC offers 103 certificate and degree programs that prepare students to enter four-year institutions or to enter the workforce prepared for better and more highly skilled jobs. Sixty-seven percent of students are people of color and more than fifty percent are women.

Bunker Hill Community College BHCC is nationally recognized as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream and is one of four colleges awarded the National Gates Foundation Achieving the Dream Catalyst grant.

BHCC is a progressive institution guided by five goals: to Foster Student Success, Strengthen Career, Transfer and Workforce Readiness, Advance Diversity, Inclusion and Equity and Develop the College's Infrastructure. The College is committed to a learning community teaching/learning environment and, as an Achieving the Dream institution, is focused on data-driven student success.

Living in Boston:

Boston prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America with twenty-one diverse neighborhoods offering exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, museums, galleries and an extensive network of parks and outdoor recreational areas. Unemployment consistently tracks lower than the national average and job growth in 2014 and 2015 were ahead of projections. Eighty-plus colleges and a quarter of a million college students in the area make Boston one of the country's "youngest major metropolis," according to Boston magazine. Suburbs outside of Boston offer affordable housing options with easy access to public transportation.


Job Description:

Bunker Hill Community College seeks a self-motivated, service oriented, full-time Librarian to work as part of the Library Services team serving students, faculty, staff and community users. This position will have a particular focus on information literacy instruction, research support, and faculty collaboration. This position will also contribute regularly to overall library operations including circulation/reserves, reference, and collection development. Duties and responsibilities include working with all library collections both physical and digital, designing and implementing instruction, and day-to-day oversight of the Library. The schedule will vary to meet the needs of the Library & Learning Commons. The successful candidate must enjoy working with our diverse library users and library staff.

Position Description:

  • Provide library service and bibliographic instruction that supports student success in both the library and online environments
  • Work as part of a team at the circulation/lending/inter-library loan and reference assistance service points in the Library in support of student success
  • Provide instructional services to students, faculty, staff, and community patrons in the form of information literacy workshops and one-on-one consultations 
  • Work as part of a team to develop and offer innovative methods of instruction in information literacy in support of student success
  • Provide professional library services to community college students, faculty and staff and assist them in the use of the library's print and online resources
  • Provide onsite and virtual reference services and assist students in the use of student computers and printers
  • Compile reference and instruction statistics and reports as needed
  • Create and maintain library displays and exhibits in collaboration with the College and Cultural Event Planning Department
  • Serve as faculty liaison to the English Department
  • Assist in collection development activities including materials selection, collection assessment, and weeding
  • Serve as a backup in the absence of other librarians and assist with circulation functions as needed
  • Work evenings and weekend rotations as necessary
  • Will work two days per week at the Chelsea satellite campus


Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Library and/or Information Science (M.L.I.S. or M.L.S.) or closely related field from an accredited program;
  • At least two years of experience including reference service and bibliographic instruction in an academic library, preferably in a community college setting;
  • Proven ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student population;
  • Knowledge of library database searching, the research process, principles of active learning as applied to information literacy, and information literacy frameworks;
  • Strong commitment to information literacy instruction, and demonstrated aptitude for teaching in multiple formats in support of students with differing levels of academic preparation, and varying physical and learning abilities;
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in an ethnically and culturally diverse environment;
  • Familiarity with the types of digital content and online services currently in use in libraries;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in using LibGuides and Microsoft Office applications;
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to achieve common goals;
  • Ability to work evenings and weekend rotation as necessary

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual
  • Background in English composition or literature


Additional Information:

Salary Range: $54,956.00-$60,000.00.   Actual Salary Will Be Commensurate With Education & Experience In Accordance With MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement. Full State Benefits. 

Grade 5, Unit Professional position

Review Date: To Ensure Consideration, Application Materials Must Be Received By August 2, 2018


Application Instructions:

Submit cover letter addressing the Required Qualifications, resume, copies of your transcripts and contact information for 3 references through the online application at: https://bhcc.interviewexchange.com. 

For more information, click here.

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Instruction & Outreach Librarian, Katharine Brush Library, The Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, CT

Instruction and Outreach Librarian

 

The Katharine Brush Library at The Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor, Connecticut is searching for a dynamic, progressive, and patron-focused Instruction and Outreach Librarian. One of three professional librarians, the Instruction and Outreach Librarian will assume the primary responsibility of coordinating the library instruction and information literacy program, including information literacy curriculum development and student assessment. The Instruction and Outreach Librarian will assist with research and information inquiries from the Loomis community with a focus on assisting students in developing research strategies to locate and evaluate information. The Instruction and Outreach Librarian will develop partnerships with campus organizations, and lead the Library's outreach, marketing, and programming. This position includes some evening and weekend hours.

 

The Loomis Chaffee School is a renowned New England boarding school located on a 300-acre campus in Windsor, Connecticut. Chartered in 1874 by five siblings whose children all died tragically and who then selflessly determined to found a school as a gift to the children of others, Loomis Chaffee provides our students with the best education--an education in which excellence in teaching and learning is shaped by the why, as much as the what, and every member of the community shares a commitment to the best self and the common good. For more information on the school, please visit https://www.loomischaffee.org.

 

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Access Services Librarian, CSUSB, San Bernardino, CA

ACCESS SERVICES LIBRARIAN

 

California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) seeks a service-oriented, innovative, and collaborative professional to serve as the Access Services Librarian (ASL) for the John M. Pfau Library on the main campus and the Helene A. Hixon Information Resource Center on the Palm Desert campus.

 

Responsibilities: The ASL reports to the dean of the library.  The ASL consults with the Librarians' Council and the dean on all matters affecting access services and policies.

 

The ASL performs a variety of managerial and operational duties that require knowledge of library systems and procedures to provide access to the collection and assist patrons in the use of library resources and services. This highly visible position involves actively assisting library patrons; monitoring multiple library functions; and may provide some combination of reference service, instruction, collection development, and liaison duties based upon knowledge and experience.

 

Supervisory Functions 

  • Supervises, trains, and evaluates relevant full-time, unionized employees. 

  • Oversees the daily operations of the Circulation; Course Reserves; and Interlibrary Loan departments; the circulation component of the Library Multi Media Center, at the Pfau Library; and the corresponding services at the Helene A. Hixon Information Resource Center. The latter will require regular monthly consultation and interaction with the Palm Desert campus librarian.

  • Liaises with relevant campus units regarding departmental services, policies and employment. 

  • Resolves all problems involving scheduling and coverage of the access services as detailed above, and keeps the dean informed about any issues.

 

All tenure-track librarians must engage in the requisite research, creative work, and service to meet the tenure standards for faculty at the university. The library provides support for and fosters intellectual endeavors, and values librarians as faculty with their own research interests depending on academic background.

 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an A.L.A. accredited institution. Evidence of the potential for a successful career in librarianship at an academic or research library. 

  • Ability to deliver and prioritize excellent customer service.

  • A minimum of 3 years of supervisory and training experience in a library setting.

  • Familiarity with integrated library management systems, ILL functions, basic copyright law, and policies and procedures related to access services.

  • Sensitivity to working in a diverse work environment. 

  • Ability to solve problems effectively and exercise good judgment. 

  • Adaptable and flexible.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Ability to function both as a team member and a team leader. 

  • Proficiency with computers and electronic access technologies.

 

CSUSB is situated in the Inland Empire region, 60 miles east of Los Angeles, with a growing enrollment of just over 20,000 students. The campus has been designated by the U.S. Department of Education as a Minority Serving Institution (>50% underrepresented minority student body), a Hispanic Serving Institution (>25% Latino student body), and Title V eligible (significant number of low income students).

 

The city of San Bernardino is uniquely situated just a 1-2 hour drive away from beaches, mountains, deserts, and the city of Los Angeles.

 

We encourage applicants from historically underrepresented and marginalized populations to help us fulfill the library's mission of serving a diverse community.

 

Terms of Appointment: This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty position with CSU Faculty Bargaining Unit 3. The appointment rank is Senior Assistant Librarian with a salary range of $65,364 - $85,000. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  In order to secure tenure and promotion, the successful candidate must meet expectations in three areas--Professional Assignment; Research, Scholarly, or Creative Contributions; and University and/or Community Service--as defined by the Faculty Senate Committee, library faculty and staff, and library and division administration. Benefits: Generous medical, dental and vision benefits, and CalPERS Retirement, as well as Social Security and Medicare.  Support for moving expenses is available.

 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position within the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

 

Application Process

To receive consideration, you must submit ALL of the following:

 

1. https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/csusb/jobs/2144878

 

2. Letter of interest

 

3. Resume or CV

 

4. Unofficial transcripts of all graduate work

 

5. Three letters of recommendation no more than two years old from individuals qualified to comment (although they may refer to events that are older).

 

6. A Diversity Statement which may include your interpretation of diversity, inclusion, or gender equity, and must include specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background/philosophy have prepared you for this role of Access Services Librarian at California State University, San Bernardino (maximum 250 words). 

 

Your file MUST contain all of the above. Applicants selected for in-person interviews will be reimbursed for all travel expenses incurred.

 

First consideration given to applicants who have completed their files by August 31, 2018.  Position is open until filled.  Questions? Contact Mr. Brent Singleton, Chair of the Search Committee, bsinglet@csusb.edu.

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Library Diversity Fellow, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

Library Diversity Fellow Position at Oregon Health & Science University Library in Portland, Oregon 

 

Work Schedule, Hours, FTE, Salary Range: 1.0 FTE; Salary commensurate with experience, minimum $50,000.

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Library seeks applications from early-career librarians, with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, for the position of Library Diversity Fellow. The role is a full time, two-year appointment, non-renewable, entry-level faculty position.

As a member of the ACRL Diversity Alliance, OHSU Library is committed to increasing the number of qualified and talented individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups going into academic and health sciences librarianship. The OHSU Library seeks qualified candidates whose backgrounds and experiences will enrich our community.

The experience will provide a foundation for a strong career in academic librarianship.  A flexible program will address the Fellow's goals and interests as well as the Library's needs. The Library will support the Fellow's career interests through mentoring, training, professional development, and participation on library committees.

Position Description:

The Library Diversity Fellow will collaborate with library leadership and colleagues to develop a two-year program that will provide broad exposure to the work of academic librarianship. The program will include on-boarding, mentoring, scholarship and service, as well as practical experience in selected areas of the library.

In the first year of the program, the Fellow will develop skills in library instruction, collaborating with colleagues to teach information literacy to health sciences students and professionals. Both years of the residency will provide opportunities to rotate through other operational areas of the library, which could include collection development, systems, digital collections and repositories, research data management, and special collections. In the second year, the Fellow will develop and complete a capstone project, with the prospect of presenting original research at a conference or in an academic journal. The Fellow will participate in ACRL Diversity Alliance events and activities, and engage in professional service and scholarship.

Librarians at OHSU hold non-tenured faculty appointments; this position will be filled at Instructor rank. All librarians are members of the Library Faculty Assembly.  Faculty rank, salary, benefits, and professional development opportunities are commensurate with entry level library faculty appointments at OHSU. OHSU is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. To learn more about diversity initiatives at OHSU, please visit the Center for Diversity & Inclusion at www.ohsu.edu/diversity.

The duties of this position:

In the first year of the program, the Fellow will develop skills in library instruction, collaborating with colleagues to teach information literacy to health sciences students and professionals.  Both years of the residency will provide opportunities to rotate through other operational areas of the library, which could include collection development, systems, digital collections and repositories, research data management, and special collections. In the second year, the Fellow will develop and complete a capstone project, with the prospect of presenting original research at a conference or in an academic journal.  The Fellow will participate in ACRL Diversity Alliance events and activities, and engage in professional service and scholarship.

Position Conditions/Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree from an ALA-accredited Library and Information Science program conferred by August 2018, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Early career, up to and including 2 years of post-MLIS or post-graduate experience
  • Demonstrated interest in a career in academic or health sciences librarianship
  • Demonstrated experience working both independently and collaboratively with colleagues
  • Excellent analytical, writing, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines/work under tight timelines
  • Ability to work with diverse communities to meet ever-changing needs
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in librarianship and the university community

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with reference, training, teaching, instruction, or equivalent front-line services
  • Ability to adapt one's approach to most effectively meet user needs
  • Ability to contribute service and scholarship to the profession
  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to a highly technological environment.

Applications: To apply please visit ohsujobs.com and search for position IRC71586. Applications should include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references. Screening of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.

OHSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status. Applicants with disabilities can request reasonable accommodation by contacting the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148.

Oregon Health &Science University values a diverse and inclusive workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu

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Library Reference Assistant, Dana Hall School, Wellesley, MA

Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Library Reference Assistant. The individual in this position will be accountable for:
  • Assisting the library staff to support the smooth operation of the library and its programs
  • Supervising students using the library and offering support and guidance, as needed
  • Supervising on-duty student employees
  • Overseeing and processing library overdue notices
  • Managing periodical and video collection (processing, ordering, weeding)
  • Managing course reserves, recent acquisitions, and holds
  • Conducting formal and informal reference interviews with students
  • Coordinating interior displays with library staff and faculty 
Candidates should have excellent interpersonal skills, an ability to work collaboratively and independently, research and reference skills or coursework, enjoy reading and working with adolescent girls, and have comfort supervising teens. Work experience in a school or library environment, experience with library management and citation software, and proficiency utilizing databases are preferred. Other requirements include a Bachelor's degree, proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Apps, as well as experience using Apple products and social media applications. Candidates must be able to remain seated for extended periods of time, as well as lift and move product up to 60 lbs.
 
Successful candidates will be creative, curious and detail-oriented with strong organizational, communication and accurate record-keeping skills as well as have a strong work ethic and an ability to work effectively and multi-task in an active school environment. Candidates should be comfortable with rapidly changing technologies and have experience providing library services to young people.
 
This a part-time position during the academic year from late August through June. The Library Reference Assistant will work 14 hours per week on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 2:15 to 9:45 p.m. and alternating Sunday evenings from noon to 8:00 p.m. Several additional shifts for professional development, training, school events and holidays are anticipated. The Library Reference Assistant reports to the Library Director.
 
Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

​Candidates should submit an application with cover letter and resume through the school website: https://www.danahall.org/page/about-us/job-opportunities

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Digital Access & Metadata Librarian, Emerson College, Boston, MA

The Digital Access and Metadata Librarian works to implement and maintain digital access projects including: development and implementation of metadata strategies, digitization of analog materials, and digital curation. Collaborates with the Digital Archivist on digital preservation. As part of these initiatives, this position is required to liaise with Library, Instructional Technology Group (ITG), and IT staff, external vendors, and consortia. Core responsibilities include identifying digitization projects, organizing teams to develop workflows, creating and managing metadata, and liaising with stakeholders.

The posting is available at

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Digital Access and Metadata Librarian, Iwasaki Library, Emerson College, Boston, MA

Digital Access and Metadata Librarian, Iwasaki Library, Emerson College, Boston, MA

The Digital Access and Metadata Librarian works to implement and maintain digital access projects including: development and implementation of metadata strategies, digitization of analog materials, and digital curation. Collaborates with the Digital Archivist on digital preservation. As part of these initiatives, this position is required to liaise with Library, Instructional Technology Group (ITG), and IT staff, external vendors, and consortia. Core responsibilities include identifying digitization projects, organizing teams to develop workflows, creating and managing metadata, and liaising with stakeholders. 

This position is full-time (36.25 hours/week), exempt staff. It is covered under Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 888. 

Qualifications

Required

  • ALA accredited master's degree in library/information science.
  • 3-5 years of experience in a library with metadata project responsibilities, including 1-3 years of project management responsibilities. 
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and implement effective programs, complex projects, and services.
  • Knowledge of metadata schemas and standards (such as AACR2, Dublin Core, METSMODSPREMISRDA, and TEI) and controlled vocabularies such as LCSH.
  • Experience creating original cataloging and metadata for both analog and digital objects, including understanding of DACS and MARC cataloging standards.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of current trends in digital curation theory, standards and technologies to enable access to digital records.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to thrive and actively participate in an environment that supports diversity and inclusion.
Preferred 
  • Knowledge of issues related to the ingest, maintenance, and preservation of digital objects.
  • Awareness of developments in the Digital Humanities.

Duties 
Develops and documents policies and procedures concerning digital objects and metadata, establishes workflow, implements appropriate standards and best practices, and conducts quality assurance for digital collections. Collaborates with Digital Archivist on archival special collections projects. Remains current with emerging standards and strategies. 
Provides metadata or complex and original cataloging for materials in analog and electronic formats, such as print books and ebooks, print and electronic serials, streaming and analog media, born-digital and digitized objects, whether owned or licensed by the institution. Oversees batch loading of metadata records. 
Works with ITG, IT, Assistant Library Director for Systems and Technology, and external vendors to maintain, troubleshoot and implement systems, both open source and commercial, that form the underlying infrastructure for the Library's digital platforms such as Shared Shelf and the integrated library system (ILS). Collaborates with Fenway Library Organization librarians, Emerson staff, and stakeholders to evaluate new systems and products. 
Works with librarians, archivists, and other staff and faculty to identify and prepare items for digitization. Collaborate with them to create and maintain digital exhibits to enhance discovery of and access to materials. 
Assists the library by identifying and applying for grants and external funding for digital initiatives, and other duties as assigned. 

Salary: Grade 16 (https://www.emerson.edu/human-resources/benefits/staff-compensation/salary-range)

For full posting and to apply: https://emerson.peopleadmin.com/postings/17315
Please use web-based system for application, with cover letter and résumé, as required. This system can, with permission, access LinkedIn profile to fill in portions of application form. Please do not apply via email.

Additional Information

Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Emerson College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender in its educational programs or activities. Emerson has designated the Associate Vice President, Title IX, and Clery Coordinator to respond to inquiries regarding the College Sexual Misconduct Policy. The Title IX Coordinator may be reached at 8 Park Plaza, Transportation Bldg, Room 230 Boston, MA 02116; Telephone: 617-824-8999; email: titleix@emerson.edu

In accordance with the federal Clery and Campus SaVE Acts, Emerson College commits to providing all current and prospective students and employees with access to the annual campus security reports for each of our campuses. This report may be accessed from the Emerson College Police Department website.

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East Asian Cataloging Librarian, Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, IN

EAST ASIAN CATALOGING LIBRARIAN

ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN

INDIANA UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES BLOOMINGTON

 

Founded in 182 has grown from a small state seminary into the flagship campus of a great public university with over 49,000 students and almost 3,100 faculty. Innovation, creativity, and academic freedom are hallmarks of IU Bloomington and its excellent contributions in research and the arts. The campus covers over 1,800 wooded acres and is distinctive for both its park-like beauty and an architectural heritage inspired by local artisanship in limestone.

 

The Indiana University Libraries Bloomington (https://libraries.indiana.edu/) is among the leading academic research library systems in North America. The IUB Libraries provide strong collections, innovative service and instructional programs, and leadership in the application of information technologies. The collections support every academic discipline on campus and include more than 9 million books, journals, maps, films, and audio/visual materials in over 900 languages. Of particular note are the 6.4-million volume high-density Auxiliary Library Facility (ALF) for preservation and access to the libraries' collections and archives, the Lilly Library of rare books and manuscripts, and the IU Libraries Moving Image Archive. The Libraries have renowned area studies collections and librarians who are leaders in the national conversation about the changing role of area studies librarianship. The Libraries are recognized leaders in integrating information literacy into the teaching and learning fabric of the university, and recently opened IU Scholars' Commons and IU Learning Commons, two extensive renovations that have redefined the role of the Libraries in the academic missions of the university.

 

The IU Libraries actively participate in local, national, and international initiatives that will define collections and services of the future.  Memberships include regional and national associations and consortia including the Big Ten Academic Alliance Center for Library Initiatives, the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Digital Library Federation (DLF), the Unizin Consortium and the Samvera community. The IU Libraries are a founding member of HathiTrust, a shared digital repository and a managing partner of the HathiTrust Research Center, and a member of preservation initiatives such as the Digital Preservation Network (DPN,) and the Academic Preservation Trust (APTrust).  The IU Libraries have developed wide-ranging and active digital library projects and initiatives that date back to the early 1990's, including Variations Digital Music Library, Image Collections Online, significant text collections, and most recently, the university-wide Media Digitization and Preservation Initiative and the Avalon Media System. The Libraries are the organizational home of the Office of Scholarly Publishing that brings together the work of the Indiana University Press with the Libraries' open-access publishing initiatives.

 

The Indiana University Libraries Bloomington seek a knowledgeable, self-motivated, and service-oriented professional to serve as an expert in East Asian languages in support of cataloging production and initiatives. Reporting to the Head of Area Studies Cataloging, the East Asian Cataloging Librarian will create bibliographic and authority records for resources in East Asian languages, with a focus on Japanese, to be contributed to the Libraries' integrated library system and the OCLC WorldCat database. Through active participation in professional programs and organizations related to East Asian language cataloging, this position will provide leadership for cataloging operations related to complex vernacular scripts, including the revision of local practices and improvement of database content.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create original cataloging records including vernacular script fields and enhance OCLC metadata records for East Asian language resources on all subjects
  • Create new authority records for personal and corporate names, conference names, uniform titles, and series
  • Identify problems, design solutions, and take appropriate actions to efficiently and effectively incorporate East Asian language resources in the Libraries' collections
  • Maintain current awareness of professional trends and developments in metadata creation for East Asian language resources, and monitor evolving metadata schemes and practices
  • Collaborate with other catalogers on bibliographic and authority records for East Asian language resources as needed
  • Provide training and work assessment for paraprofessional catalogers and student employees assigned to work with East Asian language resources and related projects
  • Serve as a consultant and cataloging liaison to other library departments for operations related to East Asian language resources
  • Serve as an official IU Libraries' representative to relevant institutional, regional, national, and international cataloging/metadata programs and organizations, such as the OCLC CJK Users Group
  • Promote the Libraries' culture of diversity and inclusion, and support the values outlined in IU Bloomington's Campus Bicentennial Strategic Plan (https://provost.indiana.edu/strategic-plan/), the Libraries Strategic Plan (https://libraries.indiana.edu/strategicplan), and the Libraries' Diversity Strategic Plan (https://libraries.indiana.edu/file/diversity-strategic-plan-20162017pdf

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • ALA-accredited Master's degree in library or information science; candidates with an advanced degree in a relevant subject area and appropriate experience in an academic setting will also be considered
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the following metadata content standards and tools: MARC21; Resource Description and Access (RDA); Library of Congress classification and subject headings; the national Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) components for shared bibliographic records (BIBCO) and authority records for names (NACO) and subjects (SACO)
  • Language skills and cultural knowledge to accurately describe, provide authorized access points, and assign subject headings and classification numbers for materials in Japanese
  • Evidence of skills for effective planning, document writing, and implementation of cataloging policies or projects
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a rapidly changing environment
  • Sound interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships and work cooperatively in a team environment
  • Understanding and valuing of diversity and the importance of inclusion as demonstrated through a commitment to apply and incorporate the differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization
  • Ability to meet the requirements a tenure-track librarian position (https://libraries.indiana.edu/file/promotion-and-tenure-criteria-iub-librarians-pdf)

Preferred:

  • Minimum of two years of relevant professional experience in original cataloging, preferably in a large academic library
  • Bibliographic language skills in Korean and/or Chinese 
  • Aptitude for technology and interest in software and data manipulation tools
  • Familiarity with classical Japanese
  • Experience with OCLC and a substantial level of experience with integrated library systems
  • Experience creating NACO and SACO authority records

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education; benefits include a university healthcare plan, university-funded base retirement plan, a 100% university paid group life insurance plan, and a generous paid time off plan. This tenure-track academic appointment includes eligibility for sabbatical leaves. For a full list of benefit programs, please refer to the following resources:

 

TO APPLY

For full consideration, applications must be received by Wednesday, August 15, 2018. The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources, Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 205, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 - Phone: 812-855-8196 - Fax: 812-855-2576 - Email: libpers@indiana.edu.

 

For more information about Indiana University Bloomington go to https://www.indiana.edu/

 

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. 

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Head of Liaison & Orientation Services, Services for Academic Programs, Harvard College Library, Cambridge, MA

The Harvard College Library's Services for Academic Programs is currently recruiting for a Head of Liaison and Orientation Services (HLOS). The HLOS provides leadership for liaison and orientation programs provided directly by Harvard College Library and facilitates programs with other libraries that serve the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS). Reporting to the Director of Learning and Teaching Services (DLTS) for the FAS Libraries, the HLOS joins a high-functioning team of managers and librarians who are engaged with pedagogy and digital scholarship support. As part of the team supporting the Associate University Librarian for Research and Education (AULRE), the HLOS collaborates with several units across the Harvard Library as well as individual departmental libraries.

 

For the complete position description and to apply, please see here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerID=25240&siteID=5341&AReq=46284BR

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Research Data Management Analyst, Information Technology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

TITLE: Research Data Management Analyst

GRADE: 56

DEPARTMENT: Information Technology
Location: USA - MA - Boston
Schedule: Mon-Fri 9-5 (35 hrs/week)
Application Deadline: July 13, 2018

 

BASIC FUNCTION:

The Research Data Management Analyst (RDM Analyst) will assist the HMS Research Data Manager with enabling HMS researchers to understand, manage, classify, and organize their data throughout its lifecycle to improve the research data organization process. Under the direction of the HMS Research Data Manager, the RDM Analyst will perform outreach with faculty and researchers to gather information about data management workflows, data storage, and data management challenges. The RDM Analyst will assist labs in the implementation of data storage management plans designed by the Research Data Manager. The RDM Analyst will seek out opportunities to collaborate with labs and will maintain existing connections with designated labs that are assigned by the Research Data Manager.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Initiate and maintain working relationships with faculty, staff, and lab members through outreach, correspondence, meetings, and follow-up.
  • Implement data storage management plans through lab consultations based on lab outreach assessments and subsequent assignment from the Research Data Manager.
  • Increase visibility of research data management services through active presence within the community and attendance at relevant events, as directed by the Research Data Manager.
  • Provide support to the Research Data Manager with incident response and inquiry triage.
  • Advocate for data management best practices on the Harvard Medical School campus in multiple contexts.
  • Collaborate with the Research Data Manager to curate and update research data management resources and educational materials.
  • Provide mentorship guidance for interns, including establishing learning objectives and providing constructive feedback.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree, and a minimum 1-2 years of experience in data organization.
  • Prior experience with and ability to interact with scientists, computer professionals, and project managers.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the research data lifecycle.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master's Degree in library science or related field preferred.
  • Strong commitment to customer service; ability to work in a demanding, fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to create working partnerships with multiple researchers and lab managers.
  • Strong organizational skills, communication skills (written, oral and presentation); a concern for accuracy, details and quality.
  • Tolerance of ambiguity and uncertainty in a constantly evolving field.
  • Adaptability and ability to prioritize work and to be flexible in job tasks.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Ability to take direction from supervisors/managers.
  • Experience mentoring interns and co-ops.
  • Comfortability keeping up with emerging trends, best practices, and new knowledge in the fields of data management, the research data lifecycle, and information technology.

 

To apply for this position, please visit the Harvard Careers website.

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Research Librarian, Deerfield Academy, Deerfield, MA

Reporting to the Director of the Library, the Research Librarian is responsible for developing and teaching information literacy sessions, managing aspects of collection development, maintaining portions of the library website, and overseeing aspects of the day-to-day operations of the Library.

 

The primary duties of this Professional Staff year-round position include: providing curricular reference service; collaborating with teaching faculty to develop and teach information literacy sessions; creating LibGuides and research exercises; managing aspects of collection development; maintaining portions of the library website; collecting statistics, analyzing data and creating reports for the Library Director.

 

Secondary duties include: providing reference and circulation services; promoting the library, its services and collections to the Academy community; advising the Director in establishing, reevaluating and implementing policies and procedures and enforcing the general policies and procedures of the Academy and the library.

 

The Research Librarian works primarily during the academic school day as well as one to two evenings per week and one weekend per month while school is in session. This position also works over the summer, as scheduled by the Director.  In some circumstances, it may be important to assist during adverse weather and emergencies to ensure essential services and service points are covered. 

 

The successful candidate will possess a MLS or equivalent degree, 3-5 years library experience, preferably in an academic setting, considerable experience with library research, the ability to instruct and train students, faculty and community members at all skill levels, exceptional communication skills, the ability to interact effectively with students and employees and to work independently within a team environment, strong computer skills, enthusiasm for change and the provision of innovative service, and an overall commitment to excellence.

 

Please visit www.deerfield.edu/jobs to apply online.

 

Deerfield Academy does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, age, disability, status as a veteran or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard, or any other classification protected under state or federal law.

 

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Instruction Library, DiMenna-Nyselius Library, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT

Part-Time Instruction Librarian Position

DiMenna-Nyselius Library

Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT

The DiMenna-Nyselius Library of Fairfield University seeks an energetic, self-motivated, and public service-oriented candidate for the position of part-time instruction librarian. This position involves teaching information-literacy classes on weekdays during the academic semester and attending occasional staff meetings. Candidates should have some scheduling flexibility because specific teaching times and dates will vary.

 

Requirements: MLS from an ALA-accredited program, MEd, or equivalent degree. Demonstrated ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, to a variety of audiences. Prior library instruction experience using active learning techniques is highly desirable.

 

Submit letter of application, résumé, and telephone numbers/e-mail addresses of three references to Jill Massari by email to jmassari@fairfield.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately. The hourly pay rate meets the Connecticut Library Association minimum.

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Director, Information Technology & Informatics, SC&I at Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ

Director of the Undergraduate Program in Information Technology and Informatics

The School of Communication and Information (SC&I) at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, invites applications for a non-tenure track faculty director of the Information Technology and Informatics (ITI) undergraduate program in the Department of Library and Information Science (LIS). The initial faculty appointment will be for a three-year term, and the individual will be eligible for renewals indefinitely pending successful review.

The Department of Library and Information Science has approximately 800 undergraduate Information Technology and Informatics (ITI) students and offers more than 80 course sections per semester. Students who graduate with an Information Technology and Informatics (ITI) major from SC&I are ready to succeed in careers driven or heavily supported by information technology. The ITI major teaches students how to evaluate, create, develop, implement, and manage information technologies for organizations across industries including business, government, education, and health care. The ITI major unites theories drawn from the humanities and social sciences with practical computer-based competencies. Our program cultivates student understanding of hands-on technological expertise, as well as social, economic, organizational, and ethical impacts of technology locally, nationally, and globally.

The full program overview and course curriculum pathways are available on the SC&I website: https://comminfo.rutgers.edu/academics/undergraduate/information-technology-and-informatics-major.

The Director of the Information Technology and Informatics program actively participates as a Library and Information Science departmental faculty member, and works with the department chair to provide program leadership, management, and teaching support to the undergraduate ITI program instructors, students, and partner constituents, within and outside the university.

The start date for this position can be anytime from January 2019 through September 2019.

Key responsibilities include: 

  1. Program Administration and Curriculum Development, including:  class scheduling; student recruitment, admissions, retention, and advising; ongoing curriculum review and development of new learning specializations; evaluation and assessment; implementing data-driven approaches for program management.
  2. Teaching and Advising: teaching two courses in fall and spring semesters; addressing the needs of traditional and non-traditional undergraduates in technology disciplines, e.g., women, students of color, and students with disabilities; teaching allocations and hiring and mentoring part-time instructors; developing experiential learning opportunities such as capstone experiences, internships, and program-wide events.
  3. Department, School, and Community Service, including:  participating in school governance, engaging with industry representatives, representing the school at university-wide student events, and outreach to other colleges and universities.

 

Qualifications 

We seek applicants with a strong commitment to undergraduate education who are capable of (a) fostering innovation in teaching, curricula, and program management, (b) working collaboratively with our distinguished faculty, department chair, deans, other program directors, and wider Rutgers and outside affiliates to advance a top tier, nationally recognized program of excellence, and (c) demonstrating keen interpersonal and collaborative skills for navigating a complex environment, roles, and objectives. We strongly favor applicants with a Ph.D. in information technology, information science, information management, or a related field.  Ideal candidates will have research, teaching, and/or industry experience in a technological field of innovation; industry connections and ties; demonstrated record of teaching and excellence in an institution of higher education; and experience in innovative and rigorous program development, management, and administration.

Applications

Applications must include a letter of application, a CV, names and contact information of three references, and may include up to three teaching portfolio samples.  The letter of application should clearly articulate the candidate's fit to the position with emphasis on requisite administrative and teaching experience and expertise, and to the school, faculty, and academic programs generally. See below for further information about our school.

Questions should be directed to the LIS Department Chair, Dr. Ross Todd, at rtodd@rutgers.edu. Active review of applications will begin September 17, 2018, and the position will remain open until filled.  Submit applications to: http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/69392.

About Rutgers University and the School of Communication and Information

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 69,000 students and 22,500 full- and part-time faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.  For more information see http://www.rutgers.edu.

The School of Communication and Information (SC&I) on the Rutgers-New Brunswick campus houses a dynamic community of scholars who conduct engaged research and teach in the areas of communication, information science and information technology, journalism, librarianship, media studies, organizational and health communication, public relations, and other professional practice areas.  SC&I has about 2,500 enrolled students and teaches thousands of other Rutgers students in our five undergraduate programs, two masters degrees, an interdisciplinary doctoral program, and non-degree continuing education programs.  We value our culture of collegiality and work hard to support the success of our full- and part-time faculty, staff, and students.  For more about the school and its activities, see:  http://comminfo.rutgers.edu.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement.

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Assistant/Associate Librarian, Science and Engineering, UMass Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA

Assistant/Associate Librarian: Science and Engineering, UMass Dartmouth 

UMass Dartmouth welcomes applications for the position of Information Services Librarian for Science and Engineering. This librarian will deliver reference and instruction services in conjunction with a team of Information Services librarians and develop professional relationships with faculty and students in the College of Engineering, School of Marine Science and Technology, and multiple College of Arts and Sciences departments to assess and respond to research, teaching, and learning needs. Information Services librarians also participate in information literacy instruction for first-year English classes. General responsibilities include participation in assessment of services, collection development, instruction and related activities, as well as other division, library, university, and professional activities, projects, and organizations, as appropriate. Minimum starting salaries: Assistant Librarian $55,330/Associate Librarian $64,796. The review of applications will begin July 30, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. 

For full details of the position, please view our ad here: http://careers.umassd.edu/dartmouth/en-us/job/494297/assistantassociate-librarian-science-and-engineering 

The Claire T. Carney Library is located on the campus of UMass Dartmouth, the only research university located on the South Coast of Massachusetts. The region has many options for city, town, and country living, as well as easy access to art, music, and cultural institutions in cities such as Providence, Boston, and New York. New England is home to amazing outdoor recreation, from hiking to skiing to enjoying the beaches on nearby Cape Cod. Recently the subject of an award-winning renovation, the library is the campus hub, providing space for research and study and serving as a social gathering place. Our library staff are active in our campus community, participating in events, committees, and faculty governance. The Information Services team is made up of reference and instruction liaison librarians. We work independently within our disciplines, and collaboratively in initiatives such as our first year English embedded instruction program. We value collegiality and enthusiasm, and are committed to making a positive impact in our students' lives.

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Chinese Cataloging & Metadata Librarian, East Asia Library, University of Washington Libraries, Seattle, WA

THE LIBRARIES

Serving three campuses, the University of Washington Libraries is one of the largest and most innovative libraries in North America with collections exceeding 9 million volumes, over 500,000 electronic books, more than 120,000 currently received journal titles, as well as millions of scholarly resources in other formats. Beyond the strength of local collections and digital resources, the Libraries is recognized for its excellent service, innovative learning and research spaces, faculty partnerships, global reach, extensive assessment efforts and diverse award-winning staff. The Libraries plays a significant leadership role regionally as a member in the groundbreaking Orbis Cascade Alliance and throughout the profession as evidenced by the number of its staff selected for competitive leadership. programs and honored by professional association lifetime achievement awards.

The University of Washington Libraries Home Page is http://www.lib.washington.edu

 

THE EAST ASIA LIBRARY

The East Asia Library supports the faculty and students in the Department of Asian Languages and Literature as well as the following programs and centers in the Jackson School of International Studies: the China Studies Program, Taiwan Studies Program, Japan Studies Program, Korea Studies Program, and Center for Korea Studies. The library is a major resource for international scholars and the local heritage communities. It is a leader among North American East Asia libraries and is known for its outstanding collections, international collaborations, and innovative digital projects. Located in Gowen Hall with a historic reading room and recently refurbished user spaces, the East Asia Library also has a large auxiliary stacks space for growth of its significant collections of over 750,000 volumes on East Asia in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Tibetan, Manchurian, and other languages. The East Asia Library Home Page is http://www.lib.washington.edu/east-asia/

 

THE POSITION

Reporting to the Director of the East Asia Library (EAL), the Chinese Cataloging and Metadata Librarian provides original and enhancement cataloging for Chinese materials in all formats, including traditional and rare Chinese books, electronic resources, and serials including e-journals. Working collaboratively and independently, the librarian ensures prompt access to newly acquired Chinese resources and timely resolves access issues. The Chinese Cataloging and Metadata Librarian is a dynamic, self-motivated, and forward-looking individual with leadership potential who is committed to providing high quality access and discovery for research materials. The Chinese Cataloging and Metadata Librarian keeps abreast of the developments and trends regarding Chinese cataloging and metadata. Collaborating with cataloging and technical services operations within the Libraries, they contribute to the development of cataloging policies and best practices for Chinese language materials and special collections. To provide high-quality and user-centered services, the Chinese Cataloging and Metadata Librarian also practices holistic librarianship and assumes public services responsibilities. The position contributes to overall management of the East Asia Library and demonstrates potential to grow into leadership roles.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Performs original descriptive, subject, and genre/form cataloging and classification of Chinese language materials in all formats using RDA: Resource Description & Access, LC-PCC Policy Statements and Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) guidelines, LC classification, LC subject headings and genre/form terms, and OCLC MARC tagging, Dublin Core, and CEAL CJK cataloging best practices following national standards and regional practices of our shared library system.
  • Provides original cataloging of Chinese print and electronic monographs, serials, including e-journals and databases.
  • Implements retrospective conversion projects of Chinese language materials.
  • Works closely with colleagues in the Libraries' technical services and ITS departments to resolve cataloging and metadata related questions and issues for Chinese materials.
  • Assists other staff members in the interpretation of cataloging, classification, and metadata rules and practices in areas requiring Chinese language expertise. Serves as a resource person for cataloging and metadata related issues and assists in training paraprofessional catalogers for the Libraries.
  • Keeps abreast of current trends and new developments of rules and policies in the field of cataloging and metadata; actively acquires new skills needed to carry out high quality Chinese cataloging and metadata.
  • Participates in EAL public and user service activities and provides public service back-up support when the Chinese Studies Librarian is absent.
  • Participates in library committees and meetings as appropriate and informs EAL staff of committee discussions, deliberations, and decisions.
  • As a member of the EAL librarian group, the Chinese Cataloging and Metadata Librarian contributes to the EAL management and, as such, may lead an aspect of the library's technical services.
  • Understands and abides by the Libraries Personal Communication Responsibilities. Communicates appropriately, effectively, and positively.
  • Assumes other responsibilities as assigned; performs other duties as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace
  • Demonstrated understanding of current and emerging metadata standards, controlled vocabularies, and other cataloging standards and tools such as RDA, LCSH, LCC classification, MARC 21, Dublin CoreD
  • Demonstrated knowledge of bibliographic utilities and integrated library systems, authority control, and bibliographic record maintenance
  • Excellence in the following skills: verbal and written communication in English and Chinese, interpersonal, planning, organizational, and analytical
  • Demonstrated ability in working in a demanding and rapidly changing environment where consultation, collaboration, and creativity are essential
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development and service

 

Preferred:

  • Experience with RDA and AACR2
  • Working knowledge and/or cataloging experience in the Chinese, Japanese and/or Korean languages
  • Knowledge of library linked data principles and BIBFRAME initiatives
  • Experience in original cataloging and/or metadata creation in an academic library
  • Reading knowledge of classical Chinese

 

SALARY

$50,000 minimum. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
 

RANK

Position will be at the rank of Assistant Librarian or Senior Assistant Librarian depending on qualifications and background. See the Librarian Personnel Code for librarian rank appointment criteria, http://www.lib.washington.edu/about/employment/hr/libpersonnelcode/view
 

BENEFITS  

Librarians are academic personnel and participate in the University of Washington Retirement Plan on a matching basis. Vacation is accrued at the rate of 26 working days per year; sick leave at the rate of 12 working days per year. No state income tax.

 

 APPLICATION DEADLINE

To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than 5:00 pm, Friday August 10, 2018.

For questions about this position, or questions regarding potential disability accommodations, please contact Laura Lillard at libjobs@uw.edu.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

The following documents are required as part of your application for this vacancy:

  • Cover letter (addressed to Laura Lillard, Director, Libraries Human Resources)
  • Curriculum vitae or resume (include a telephone number, mailing address, email address and salary requirements)
  • List of three references who are knowledgeable of your qualifications for this position, one of which must be your current supervisor (include telephone numbers, mailing addresses, and email addresses)

 

To apply for this vacancy, please visit the following link: apply.interfolio.com/52128 

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Resident Librarian, Louisiana State University Libraries, Baton Rouge, LA

LSU Libraries seeks applications for a 2018-2020 Resident Librarian. In this two-year faculty position, the Resident will gain meaningful experience in multiple areas of academic librarianship. The rotation model of the first year will give the resident the opportunity to multiple explore areas librarianship in depth. In the second year, the librarian will be fully immersed in a selected area based on interest and skill. Throughout the residency, the librarian will have opportunities for professional development, research, and service. The resident will receive financial support for professional development, including for attendance at national conferences, and will participate in the Libraries' mentoring program.

 

LSU Libraries is committed to building a diverse and inclusive organization and encourages applications from minority candidates, candidates with disabilities, and candidates who demonstrate a commitment to applying and incorporating the differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization.

 

Interested applicants can learn more and apply here: http://bit.ly/2KNaZ0c

 

Diversity and Inclusion at LSU Libraries

LSU Libraries celebrates diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment where everyone thrives. We work actively to support LSU's institutional commitment to diversity as described in the LSU 2025 Strategic Plan and the LSU Libraries' Strategic Plan 2017-2022.

 

LSU Libraries offers a safe and supportive environment for the entire LSU community. We acknowledge that libraries have historically failed to appreciate the diversity that makes our society strong, and we work to move beyond these shortcomings. We advance the university's diversity efforts through (1) recruiting and retaining employees from a wide variety of backgrounds, (2) providing a safe and welcoming environment for all, and (3) enhancing our collection and description practices to represent the whole of Louisiana.

 

ACRL Diversity Alliance Member

LSU Libraries is a member of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Diversity Alliance, which unites academic libraries committed to increasing the hiring pipeline of qualified and talented individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.

 

Learn more about the ACRL Diversity Alliance: http://www.ala.org/acrl/issues/diversityalliance

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Rare Book Cataloger, Harvard College Library, Cambridge, MA

Houghton Library, the primary repository for Harvard's rare books and manuscripts, seeks an innovative, collaborative, and motivated Rare Book Cataloger. Under the direction of the Head of Rare Book Section, the incumbent will be responsible for providing original and complex copy cataloging and authority work for all printed materials following prescribed national standards. The incumbent will assist the Head of Rare Book Section and participate in planning various projects to support the Houghton Library's efforts to catalog, preserve, and provide access to rare books, graphics, and other printed holdings in all formats and across Houghton's curatorial areas. Houghton Library's collections range across the history of civilization with particular strengths in European and American history and literature.

 

To review the complete position description and to apply, see here.

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Assistant Access Services Manager, Emerson College, Boston, MA

The Assistant Access Services Manager supports the Library's educational mission by working closely with faculty members to create and maintain the Library's Reserve collection each semester. They also support library operations by supervising Service Desk operations and student assistants during evening and weekend shifts. The person in this position is responsible for opening and/or closing the library multiple times a week.

For more information, click here.

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Director of Learning, Research and Technology, Smith College, Northampton, MA

Director of Learning, Research and Technology, Smith College, Northampton, MA
 
Lead a newly blended department responsible for library research, learning and outreach, educational technology, and spatial analysis services.  Develop and continue to evolve the vision for the department that incorporates the combined missions and strategic priorities of both the Libraries and Information Technology Services. Lead in designing, assessing and refining user services to provide a user-focused, seamless experience for the Smith community. Promote use of library collections, teaching with technology, research services, and emerging uses of technologies (e.g., data, GIS).  Develop library learning spaces to serve changing work and curricular practices. Contribute to an integrated campus-wide planning for digital and physical learning environments. Collaborate with academic support partners including the centers for writing, quantitative learning, work & life, disability services, and wellness in the goal to prepare students for lifelong learning. Lead the department in creating an inclusive, equitable, and respectful environment.
Smith College Libraries advance the mission and values of the College to educate women of promise for lives of distinction. We are currently re-envisioning the role of the libraries for the Smith community, building a new library, designed by Maya Lin, and planning for new collaborative service models and spaces.  Smith College Libraries leads among liberal arts colleges in engaging its academic community in creating new knowledge, exploring ideas and models, stewarding intellectual work of the community, and curating and preserving special and general physical and digital collections. 
Smith College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The Libraries recognize the importance of the ACRL Diversity Standards: Cultural Competency for Academic Libraries.
For more information and links to apply, visit https://www.smith.edu/libraries/about/employment-opportunities.

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Digital Arts & Humanities Librarian, Smith College, Northampton, MA

Digital Arts & Humanities Librarian, Smith College, Northampton, MA
As a member of a blended department of librarians, educational technologists and special analysis specialists within Smith College Libraries, lead digital scholarship efforts in arts and humanities and support academic departments and the arts community through Hillyer Art Library. Facilitate the adoption of new models of scholarship at Smith by promoting methodologies and tools of the visual and digital arts and humanities for research, teaching and learning. Engage the arts community in learning about services, facilities and technologies. As the librarian for Hillyer Library, ensure that Smith faculty, students, and staff have access to a suite of robust, effective, and innovative library services and collections serving the visual and digital arts.
Smith College Libraries advance the mission and values of the College to educate women of promise for lives of distinction. We are currently re-envisioning the role of the libraries for the Smith community, building a new library, designed by Maya Lin, and planning for new collaborative service models and spaces. Smith College Libraries leads among liberal arts colleges in engaging its academic community in creating new knowledge, exploring ideas and models, stewarding intellectual work of the community, and curating and preserving special and general physical and digital collections.
 
Smith College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The Libraries recognize the importance of the ACRL Diversity Standards: Cultural Competency for Academic Libraries.
For more information and links to apply, visit https://www.smith.edu/libraries/about/employment-opportunities
 
Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. 

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First Years' Experience & Engagement Librarian, Smith College Libraries, Northampton, MA

First Years' Experience and Engagement Librarian
Develop and implement a comprehensive literacies and outreach program for first-year, second-year, and transfer students. Build and maintain connections and collaborations with key campus partners that support first-year orientation and coordinate the library's participation in campus orientations. Support student-centered learning, focusing on building library research skills and engaging students with the tools of scholarship. Work collaboratively with librarians, technologists, faculty, and other campus partners to develop face-to-face, online, blended and mobile learning objects and teaching materials. Plan and implement experimental and innovative activities through a combination of instructional activities and outreach regularly assessing effectiveness, benefits, and gaps. Regularly inform colleagues on best practices and trends relating to first-year students, first generation students, and lower-division undergraduate retention, and student success.
Smith College Libraries advance the mission and values of the College to educate women of promise for lives of distinction. We are currently re-envisioning the role of the libraries for the Smith community, building a new library, designed by Maya Lin, and planning for new collaborative service models and spaces. Smith College Libraries leads among liberal arts colleges in engaging its academic community in creating new knowledge, exploring ideas and models, stewarding intellectual work of the community, and curating and preserving special and general physical and digital collections. 
Smith College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The Libraries recognize the importance of the ACRL Diversity Standards: Cultural Competency for Academic Libraries.
Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. For more information and links to apply, visit https://www.smith.edu/libraries/about/employment-opportunities.

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Social Sciences Instruction Librarian, Smith College, Northampton, MA

Social Sciences Instruction Librarian (half-time, term-limited), Smith College, Northampton, MA 

Initiate, conduct, and assess course-related library instruction and other instructional activities for a broad range of classes. Serve as the library's instruction liaison to departments in the Social Sciences, including Anthropology, Economics, Education & Child Study, History, Sociology and Study of Women & Gender. Participate in the Libraries' full range of in-person and virtual reference and research services as a member of the Learning, Research, and Technology Department. This is a half-time, 6 month limited-term position with benefits. 

For more information and links to apply, visit https://www.smith.edu/libraries/about/employment-opportunities.

 

Smith College Libraries advance the mission and values of the College to educate women of promise for lives of distinction.  


Smith College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The Libraries recognize the importance of the ACRL Diversity Standards: Cultural Competency for Academic Libraries.

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Multiple Openings, Baker Library, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA

Job #1: Public Services Assistant

15 hours per week

Available immediately 

Specific Duties:

Excellent opportunity to assist with and learn more about the daily public services operations and general support of a special collections department. Locates, retrieves and re-shelves collection materials from secure stacks. Processes collection duplication requests. Supports public services team projects. Performs routine clerical tasks and other duties as assigned.

May occasionally staff the reading room reference desk for short periods of time. May assist with collection based projects, including re-housing and inventorying projects and basic collection cataloging work, on a limited basis.

 

Available immediately, this is a 15 hour per week, year round position. Hours must be completed between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Preference will be given to undergraduate and graduate students who can work on Thursdays and Fridays.

 

Requirements:

Library experience and/or customer service experience. Excellent communication and organizational skills. Strong attention to detail. Ability to multi-task and to complete work in a timely manner. Sensitivity to proper care and handling of special collections materials.

 

Job #2: Archives Assistant (LHT)

Baker Library Special Collections, Knowledge and Library Services, Harvard Business School

(Part-time; no benefits) 

Are you interested in working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment while gaining hands-on experience with unique materials that focus on the evolution of business and industry? Baker Library Special Collections is seeking a motivated and detail-oriented candidate for the role of Archives Assistant. 

Under general supervision, the Archives Assistant will provide support for the core functions of accessioning and processing. Responsibilities include:

  • Creating preliminary inventories and container lists of new and existing collections in accordance with archival best practices and local policy.
  • Creating basic accession and resource records in ArchivesSpace, the library's archival management system.
  • Performing basic preservation measures where necessary, including re-foldering and rehousing of materials in a variety of formats.
  • Assisting with the arrangement and description of unprocessed collections and preparing collections for public access.
  • Processing small faculty and manuscript collections as time permits.

 

Skills, experience, credentials needed:

Required:

  • BA/BS or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in archives.
  • Basic knowledge of archival theory and practice, including relevant standards such as DACS and EAD.
  • Excellent organizational and written skills with a strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to be collaborative and work under supervision and independently.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer applications, with an aptitude for learning systems.
  • Must be able to regularly lift 40 lbs.

 

Desired:

  • MLS/MLIS candidate from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • Previous special collections library experience, particularly with accessioning and processing collections.  
  • Previous experience working with potentially sensitive and/or confidential records and information.

 

Schedule: 15 hours per week. Flexible, but must be Monday through Friday between 9am and 5pm.

Salary: $18 per hour.

For more information, please contact Senior Staffing Manager David Yahoodik at dyahoodik@psgstaffing.com.

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Curator, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Curator of the Harold and Mary Jean Hanson Rare Book Collection

Assistant University Librarian or Associate University Librarian

 

The Special and Area Studies Collections (SASC) Department at the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida seeks a creative, innovative, and service-oriented individual to develop and manage all aspects of the Harold and Mary Jean Hanson Rare Book Collection. The collection has strengths in natural history, history of science, British and American literature, and other areas of distinction, with several supporting endowments.Its holdings intersect with many of the collections in the department, and especially pre-eminent collections including the Latin American and Caribbean Collection, the Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature, and the Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica. The Curator provides leadership in an environment that values diversity, collaboration, and excellence. The ideal candidate will have a passion for collection development, and will promote use of the collection through scholarship, classroom instruction, and public outreach. This position is a year-around (12-month), full-time tenure-track library faculty position.

 

The Libraries encourage staff participation in reaching management decisions and consequently the Rare Book Curator will serve on various committees and teams. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the Rare Book Curator will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, and perspectives in work activities and decision making. The Rare Book Curator will pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional service activities in order to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion.

 

The search will remain open until August 15, 2018, applications will be reviewed beginning July 23, 2018. For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries faculty recruitment webpage at http://library.ufl.edu/pers/FacultyPositions.html.

 

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

 

Address inquiries to Bonnie J. Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: bonniesmith@ufl.edu.

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Chemical Sciences Librarian, Marston Science Library, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Chemical Sciences Librarian

Assistant or Associate University Librarian

 

The Marston Science Library at the University of Florida, George A. Smathers Libraries is seeking a creative and service-oriented liaison librarian for the chemical sciences. We offer a dynamic, innovative and collaborative environment in which to serve and contribute to the work of a top ten public University. The Chemical Sciences Librarian is a year-round (12 month) tenure track faculty position which provides reference assistance, instruction, outreach, and collection management to support programs dependent upon the chemical sciences. The primary liaison assignments are to the departments of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering. The librarian works collaboratively and maintains close professional relationships with faculty, students and colleagues.

 

The qualified candidate will enjoy multiple opportunities to develop innovative services as The George A. Smathers Libraries encourage participation in decision making and projects, offering a unique grants management program and an adaptive learning environment. The Marston Science Library faculty and staff work in a team-based environment, together promoting, curating, and providing public access to a broad array of distinctive collections. The Chemical Sciences Librarian will pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional association activities, to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the Chemical Sciences Librarian will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, gender identities and perspectives in work activities.

 

The search will remain open until August 15, 2018, applications will be reviewed beginning July 23, 2018. For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries faculty recruitment webpage at http://library.ufl.edu/pers/FacultyPositions.html.

 

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

 

Address inquiries to Bonnie J. Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: bonniesmith@ufl.edu.

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Project Archivist, Adirondack Research Library, Union College, Schenectady, NY

Job no: 492429
Appointment Type: Temp Full-time
Department: Schaffer Library
Categories: Temporary, Administration
Position Grade: LS

The Adirondack Research Library Project archivist will process environmental conservation‐focused archival collections as part of a Mellon Foundation grant-funded project. This is a temporary, 12‐month appointment. The successful candidate will have demonstrated skills in arrangement and description of manuscript materials, have demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills, and have demonstrated proficiency at successfully setting and meeting goals and deadlines.

Responsibilities

The Adirondack Research Library Project Archivist will be responsible for arranging and describing archival collections documenting the work of various environmental organizations and activists from the archival collections held in the Adirondack Research Library, located at the Kelly Adirondack Center (KAC). The Project Archivist will work under the general supervision of the Head of Special Collections & Archives at the Schaffer Library and will consult with the KAC Faculty Director in processing collections as necessary. The Project Archivist will assist the KAC Faculty Director and staff with outreach efforts aimed at promoting the use of archival collections for teaching and research. The position coordinates related digital projects with the Schaffer Library's Digital Services unit and oversees metadata quality assurance (QA) as needed.

Qualifications

  • MLS from an ALA‐accredited institution or equivalent degree, with a specialization in archival studies
  • Demonstrated understanding of archival collections and the principles of arrangement and description of manuscript materials with a completed finding aid
  • 1-2 years of experience arranging and describing organizational records
  • Demonstrated experience working with archival information content management systems, such as ArchivesSpace
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency at setting and meeting goals and deadlines
  • Familiarity with EAD, ASpace and DACS
  • Familiarity with MARC data elements. 
  • Must be able to work with a diverse group of individuals

    Additional Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Previous archival project management experience
  • Knowledge of Environmental history and politics
  • Undergraduate degree in the Humanities or Social Sciences, especially US or Environmental history

Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, and criminal history background check.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Union College will not discriminate in the recruitment or selection of faculty and employees, or in any other area of employment, on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, religion, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. In this regard, opportunities for advancement will be made available without bias. The College is also subject to state and federal laws, supports efforts to attract and retain fully qualified women and other minority group members for faculty and other positions. Union College will comply with the letter and intent of all State and Federal laws and applicable orders pursuant to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.



Advertised: June 27, 2018 
Applications close: Open until filled

To apply, click here.

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Artlab Director, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Harvard University seeks a visionary and entrepreneurial director who embraces collaborations and working in an academic environment to lead the ArtLab. A new venture for Harvard, the ArtLab on Harvard's Allston campus is an experimental working space for Harvard faculty, students and visiting artists that will allow them to cross traditional boundaries between art forms and practices, departments and schools, fostering new connections and collective enterprises within our creative community. A new building currently under construction, the 9,000-square-foot space is designed to be flexible and accommodate different artistic practices and disciplines and a visiting artist program. Located on North Harvard Street, the ArtLab will be the latest addition to the rapidly developing Allston campus that is home to Harvard Business School, athletics facilities, and the Science and Engineering Complex scheduled to open in fall 2020 as the new home for the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Qualified candidates please apply at: https://jobs.brassring.com/1033/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerID=25240&siteID=5341&AReq=46100BR

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 6174955330

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Librarian Openings, Towson University, Towson, MD

Job #1: Science, Technology & Mathematics Librarian


Position Description:

The Albert S. Cook Library seeks a dynamic and innovative individual to serve as our Science, Technology and Mathematics Librarian to begin Fall Semester 2018. This faculty librarian will serve as research and instruction librarian and liaison and subject specialist for Science, Technology and Mathematics and other disciplines as assigned. The successful candidate will participate in the development, implementation and assessment of a comprehensive, integrated information literacy program; create instructional materials; evaluate and select resources for the assigned collections and related areas; design and implement library initiatives to support student success and retention; participate in overall library assessment initiatives; and provide research assistance and reference services to university students, faculty and staff and to the community at large. Librarians are 12-month faculty and are expected to progress successfully along the promotion and permanent status track.  

 
Qualifications:
MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution; demonstrated skill in library instruction and information literacy. Strong commitment to supporting the academic and research needs of students, faculty and staff. Knowledge of and ability to apply learning theory, pedagogy and instructional technology to information literacy instruction. Background in assigned disciplines and understanding of teaching and research trends in that subject area. Additional Master's degree in an academic discipline related to area of responsibilities is desirable.

 

Towson University:

Towson University was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is one of Baltimore's largest universities, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor's, 45 master's, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

 

For full job description, requirements, and application process go to http://www.towson.edu/provost/prospective/openpositions.html

Job #2: Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian


Position Description:

The Albert S. Cook Library seeks a dynamic and innovative individual to serve as the Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian to begin fall semester 2018. This faculty librarian will provide leadership and expertise in integrating, organizing and managing the library's electronic resources and assist the Assistant University Librarian (AUL) for Content Management with all aspects of the e-resources life cycle, including purchasing, licensing, access, and maintenance of all electronic materials.  They will work cooperatively with units across the library to ensure that the library's subscription databases, e-journals and e-books are discoverable and accessible by patrons.  The successful candidate will serve as a liaison and subject specialist to related disciplines as assigned; plan and teach information literacy in liaison area and other disciplines; design and implement library initiatives to support student success and retention; and participate in overall library assessment initiatives. This faculty librarian will maintain an active research program focused on the role, impact, dynamics and trends of electronic and digital resources in higher education and academic libraries. Librarians are 12-month faculty and are expected to progress successfully along the promotion and permanent status track.   

 
Qualifications:
MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution. Knowledge of the full e-resources life cycle and library and bibliographic standards pertaining to e-resources. Strong commitment to supporting the academic and research needs of students, faculty and staff. Additional Master's degree in an academic discipline offered at Towson University is desirable.

Towson University:

Towson University was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is one of Baltimore's largest universities, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor's, 45 master's, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

 

For full job description, requirements, and application process go to: http://www.towson.edu/provost/prospective/openpositions.html

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Electronic Resources Librarian, Loyola Notre Dame Library, Baltimore, MD

The Loyola Notre Dame Library seeks a flexible, innovative librarian with electronic resource management experience to join our Acquisitions unit. The Electronic Resources Librarian will manage the life cycle of electronic resources and work collaboratively with units throughout the Library and with University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) colleagues to provide accurate access to electronic content. Under the supervision of the Acquisitions and Resource Management Librarian, the successful candidate will be a creative problem solver and proactively incorporate new and emerging practices and technology into the electronic resources environment. The Electronic Resources Librarian will be interested in continual learning and the application of expertise developed through work experience and professional development opportunities.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Manages all electronic resources throughout their life cycle including procurement and trials, license review, access management, renewals, and cancellations;
  • Accurately maintains discovery service, knowledge base, and link resolver;
  • Troubleshoots and resolves access issues for electronic resources and establishes proactive processes to identify electronic access issues before they become problems for users;
  • Leads usage and resource data collection projects to support collection decisions, budgeting allocations, and annual reporting requirements;
  • Establishes relationships with vendors, publishers, consortia, and library staff as primary point of contact for electronic resources needs;
  • Participates in and is an active member of the library community, serving on library-wide initiatives and bringing recommendations for new projects and collaborations;
  • Engages and remains current on emerging trends, practices and standards in electronic resource management, usage statistics, data management, access and discovery to enhance library services;
  • Performs liaison duties in assigned subject area(s) to promote services and resources to faculty;
  • Trains and supervises student workers to assist on special projects as assigned;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited master's degree in library or information science;
  • Professional experience supporting electronic resource life cycle activities in an academic library;
  • Experience managing one or more electronic resources technologies, e.g., EBSCO discovery service, knowledge base, link resolver, ERMS;
  • Knowledge of industry standards related to serials and electronic resources, e.g., Open URL, KBART, ERMI, SERU, COUNTER, SUSHI, MARC, etc.
  • Experience in technical troubleshooting and communicating with vendor technical support operations;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Strong commitment to user-focused customer service;
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office software;
  • Ability to work creatively and effectively both individually and collaboratively;
  • Ability to thrive in a changing work environment and demonstrated commitment to professional development.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience evaluating electronic resource use and discovery;
  • Understanding of the relationships between electronic resources management and coordination needed with other library departments;
  • Experience working in a consortium library environment;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current issues and trends related to electronic resource management;
  • Demonstrated project management experience;
  • Evidence of establishing and maintaining excellent vendor relationships;
  • Knowledge of copyright and intellectual property issues as they relate to electronic resources.

About the Library:

The Loyola Notre Dame Library, located in northern Baltimore City, is a member of the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutionsand serves Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University. The library serves as an integral part of the campuses by providing information services and resources to support the academic programs and educational concerns of the two institutions. Loyola University Maryland, a member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, is recognized for excellence in teaching and learning. Notre Dame of Maryland University is a leader in the education of women and non-traditional students. The Library serves a student population of over 6,100 FTE.

 

The Library offers an excellent benefits package that includes medical, access to dental, life, disability insurance, and TIAA retirement. Librarians also receive support for professional development. Successful candidates will be subject to a pre‐employment background check. 

The Loyola Notre Dame Library is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or age.

Application Procedures: Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Please submit electronically a resume, cover letter, and a list of three (3) work-related references with "Electronic Resources Librarian" in the subject line to Lorena Dion, Administrative Operations Coordinator: ldion@loyola.edu.

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Librarian, Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

University of Florida

George A. Smathers Libraries

 Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Librarian

Assistant University Librarian or Associate University Librarian

 

The Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Librarian [AMES Librarian] is a year-round (12 month) tenure track library faculty position responsible for the overall development, management and coordination of the George A. Smathers Libraries resources in all formats for these subject areas. The position supports the University's academic programs including the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures (LLC), as well as interdisciplinary programs supported by the University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, such as International Studies and the Center for Global Islamic Studies. The AMES Librarian also liaises with the Harn Museum of Art in support of the Asian Collection. Responsibilities include analyzing the University's programs in the LLC and International Studies, collaborating with librarians and academic faculty to establish collection profiles, selection guidelines, and preservation, location and cataloging priorities; and evaluating existing collection strengths and current collecting intensities. Collaborates with other subject librarians to provide support in religious studies and other interdisciplinary areas. This position manages specialized subject area reference services, library instruction, and online database services.

 

The library encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions and consequently the AMES Librarian will serve on various committees and teams. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the AMES Librarian will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, and perspectives in work activities. The AMES Librarian will pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional service activities in order to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion.

 

The search will remain open until July 16, 2018. For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries faculty recruitment webpage athttp://library.ufl.edu/pers/FacultyPositions.html.

 

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

 

Address inquiries to Bonnie J. Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: bonniesmith@ufl.edu.

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Librarian, Teaching & Assessment, Emory University, Oxford, GA

Librarian, Teaching and Assessment

This position is located 38 miles east of Atlanta on the original 1836 Emory campus in Oxford, Georgia. 

Oxford College of Emory University invites candidates to apply for the position of Teaching and Assessment Librarian. We seek an enthusiastic individual with proven teaching, assessment, user-experience, and technology skills to work with the library leadership team to develop and deliver innovative, quality services for the Oxford College Library (http://oxford.library.emory.edu/). The librarian will help create a culture of assessment for the library as a part of the overall College assessment program.  The library is committed to an intellectual partnership with the faculty to integrate information literacy into the curriculum of the College. The College provides a liberal arts intensive curriculum for the first two years of the Emory baccalaureate degree.

 

Responsibilities: 

The successful candidate for this position will develop innovative services, modules, and programs to assist first and second year students in building important information literacy abilities. The Teaching and Assessment Librarian plays an integral role in support of the College's inquiry driven curriculum and the University's emphasis on effective student learning by active teaching in support of the Research Practices instructional program in collaboration with other teaching librarians and faculty. The librarian will focus on strategic and organizational goals to coordinate collection, analysis, and documentation of data for assessment; develop an evidence-based approach to achieving strategic objectives related to library services and user needs; coordinate library-wide assessment projects; and support colleagues engaged in assessment of library services. The librarian will provide individual research consultations for students and faculty along with some scheduled night and weekend work. The librarian will have subject expertise preferably in the social sciences, such as psychology, sociology, anthropology, economics, or political science. The individual will be an active member of internal library teams along with other College and University groups and professional organizations.

 

Salary and Benefits: 

Salary based on qualifications and experience. This is a faculty-equivalent librarian position that follows a rank and promotion process. Emory University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including tuition benefits. Several retirement plan options are available, including TIAA.

 

Required:

A graduate degree in librarianship from an ALA-accredited institution; demonstrated effective teaching experience including discipline-specific instruction sessions; knowledge of research methodology and experience in meeting the research needs of students and faculty; experience articulating the value of academic libraries through quantitative and/or qualitative assessment methodologies; applied knowledge of emerging technologies; self-motivation; flexibility; strong problem-solving, organizational, interpersonal, and written and oral communication skills; initiative and ability to conceive and carry out projects on a deadline, including the ability to manage multiple responsibilities and effectively respond to the needs of a campus community that makes heavy demands on library services; ability to work in a collaborative team environment.

 

Please apply for this position via Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/51271, including a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references.  In letters of application, candidates should address their interest in working in Oxford College's undergraduate, liberal arts intensive environment that emphasizes close faculty-student interaction and values diversity and inclusion.

Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages women and minority candidates.

 

AND

 

Librarian, Teaching and Digital Projects

This position is located 38 miles east of Atlanta on the original 1836 Emory campus in Oxford, Georgia.

 

Oxford College of Emory University invites candidates to apply for the position of Teaching and Digital Projects Librarian.  We seek an enthusiastic individual with proven teaching, technology, and other skills related to the creation and support of digital resources to work with the library leadership team to develop and deliver innovative, quality services for the Oxford College Library (http://oxford.library.emory.edu/). The librarian will coordinate projects that enhance curricular initiatives such as the Discovery Seminars and Milestone Experience; and, develop digital library systems and services in support of teaching, learning, and research of students and faculty. The library is committed to an intellectual partnership with the faculty to integrate information literacy into the curriculum of the College. The College provides a liberal arts intensive curriculum for the first two years of the Emory baccalaureate degree.

 

Responsibilities:

The Teaching and Digital Projects Librarian plays an integral role in support of the College's inquiry driven curriculum and the University's emphasis on effective student learning by active teaching in support of the Research Practices instructional program in collaboration with other teaching librarians and faculty. The successful candidate for this position will develop innovative services, modules, and programs to assist first and second year students in building important information literacy abilities. 

The Teaching and Digital Projects librarian will also oversee development of innovative services and programs for students and faculty; assist with development of digital portfolios; assist with scholarly communications and open access initiatives; and use knowledge of disciplinary trends to maintain and/or implement digital systems and repositories. The librarian will provide individual research consultations for students and faculty along with some scheduled night and weekend work. The librarian will have subject expertise preferably in the sciences, such as biology, chemistry, physics, human health or environmental sciences.  The individual will be an active member of internal library teams along with other College and University groups and professional organizations.

 

Required: A graduate degree in librarianship from an ALA-accredited institution; demonstrated effective teaching experience including discipline-specific instruction sessions; knowledge of research methodology and experience in meeting the research needs of students and faculty; experience working collaboratively to support the creation and discovery of digital content; applied knowledge of emerging technologies; self-motivation; flexibility; strong problem-solving, organizational, interpersonal, and written and oral communication skills; initiative and ability to conceive and carry out projects on a deadline, including the ability to manage multiple responsibilities and effectively respond to the needs of a campus community that makes heavy demands on library services; ability to work in a collaborative team environment.

 

Please apply for this position via Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/51130, including a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references.  In letters of application, candidates should address their interest in working in Oxford College's undergraduate, liberal arts intensive environment that emphasizes close faculty-student interaction and values diversity and inclusion.

 

Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  

Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages women and minority candidates.

 

Additional Details

Salary and Benefits:  

Salary based on qualifications and experience. This is a faculty-equivalent librarian position that follows a rank and promotion process. Emory University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including tuition benefits. Several retirement plan options are available, including TIAA.

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Team Lead, Cataloging, Tisch Library, Tufts University, Medford/Somerville, MA

Team Lead, Cataloging - Tisch Library, Tufts University, Medford/Somerville (MA)

Tisch Library supports Tufts' School of Arts & Sciences and the School of Engineering, providing services and resources to assist members of the Tufts community in their teaching, learning and research. Tisch Library provides collections, expertise and technology-rich environments to support the creation and dissemination of scholarship. The Resource Management and Repository Services Department provides support for the creation, management and preservation of scholarship.  

Reporting to the Assistant Director, Resource Management and Repository Services, the Team Lead for Cataloging will be responsible for providing leadership and management of the cataloging unit, and for developing, documenting and implementing cataloging policies, priorities and procedures for the Alma Integrated Library Management System. Responsible for maintaining the level of services needed to effectively manage ongoing cataloging responsibilities for materials acquired for Tisch, Ginn, Music and SMFA Libraries. Cultivates teamwork and collaborative relationships within and outside Tisch Library to provide high-quality resources and services for users.
 

Qualifications

 Basic Requirements:

  • LS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent experience in an academic research library.
  • 3 years library experience working with ILMS systems, OCLC, Library of Congress Classification System and Subject Headings, original and copy cataloging and classification in all formats,  authority control and bibliographic record maintenance and advanced knowledge of AACR2 and RDA cataloging rules.
  • Experience supervising library staff.
  • Experience managing projects.
  • Demonstrated expertise troubleshooting problem reports.
  • Ability to work collegially and cooperatively with varied user groups across the university, and in a team environment.
  • Excellent analytical skills, oral and written communication skills, problem solving ability.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, strong service orientation and commitment to staff development and diversity in the workplace.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of a foreign language.
  • Experience with Ex Libris Alma.
  • Experience with original non-MARC metadata creation and retrospective metadata projects.
  • Experience with Dublin Core and/or MODS.
  • Knowledge of established and emerging national and international standards relating to metadata and classification. Familiarity with Bibframe.
  • Experience in special materials cataloging (eg.:rare books, music, artist's books) or electronic resources management.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Apply here.

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Graduate Studies Librarian/Assistant Professor, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS

Mississippi University for Women's (MUW) Fant Memorial Library is inviting applications for the newly created Graduate Studies Librarian / Assistant Professor position to serve the research and information needs of graduate faculty and students, and to serve as liaison to the Health and Social Sciences departments. This position demands commitment to patron services, a diverse student body, and an ability to flourish in a small university community. 

Located in historic Columbus, MS, MUW has been voted a Great College to Work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education four years running and is classified as a Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs. With a 14:1 faculty-to-student ratio and a diverse student population with an FTE of 2400, we are a public university with a focus on excellent teaching and a personalized educational experience. Our newly renovated library has become the heart of campus since our grand opening in October 2017, and we are constantly looking for new ways to serve our diverse and vibrant community.  

More information: 

https://muw.peopleadmin.com/postings/2936

Please contact Amanda Clay Powers at acpowers@muw.edu with any questions.

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Science & Engineering Librarian, University of Cincinnati Libraries, Cincinnati, OH

University of Cincinnati (UC) Libraries seeks a dynamic, passionate and creative Science & Engineering Librarian to develop research and instructional programs for the UC STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) populations. This position provides research consultations, teaching and workshops, collection development and support for new initiatives (data and visualization services, institutional repository outreach, etc). The Librarian serves a liaison to designated programs in the College of Engineering and Applied Science and the McMicken College of Arts & Sciences, and deepen's the libraries' connections to the university's institution-wide agenda for innovation. This position collaborates with a team of librarians, informationists and operational staff in the Science and Engineering Libraries and in related units such as the Digital Scholarship Center and scholarly communications. This is a tenure-track faculty position.

For more information and to apply, please visit bit.ly/UC-SciEngLibrarian.  

Please provide a resume and cover letter with your application.

The mission of the UC Libraries is to empower discovery, stimulate learning and inspire the creation of knowledge by connecting students, faculty, researchers and scholars to data, information and resources. The Libraries strive to be a creative and dynamic organization that is recognized as a model provider of access to premier library collections and quality service.  

Read our bold strategic plan and progress reports detailing transformations in our libraries.

UC is a public research university with an enrollment of more than 44,000 students and has been named "Among the top tier of the Best National Universities," according to U.S. News & World Report. UC offers students a balance of educational excellence and real-world experience, and UC was the founder of the cooperative education (co-op) model. UC's campus is beautiful, modern and urban, with many buildings designed by signature architects.  

Read about Next Lives Here, UC's new vision to lead urban public universities into a new era of academic excellence, urban impact, and innovation.

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Head of Metadata Services, Brown University, Providence, RI

Brown University

Head of Metadata Services

 

Brown University Library invites creative and forward-looking applicants for the position of Head of Metadata Services. We are seeking a leader who has worked on metadata assessment, discovery initiatives focused metadata indexing and policy, and is prepared to oversee a department responsible for the creation and management of MARC and non-MARC metadata across the Brown University Libraries.

Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Access Services and Collection Management, the Head of Metadata Services provides leadership, both within the Metadata Services Department and throughout the Library, for the development, implementation, and assessment of metadata infrastructure and policies. The position supervises and coordinates the metadata services department, coordinates database and discovery systems quality management, and leads the outreach and development of internal and external partnerships related to metadata services. It oversees units responsible for all aspects of the library's metadata, including: shared cataloging, special collections cataloging, managing batch MARC record loads, database maintenance, and authority control for all formats and collections. The Head of Metadata Services collaborates with other library departments to ensure priorities are met and the library-wide goals associated with metadata are accomplished. The position directly manages 4 librarians, and oversees a department of 13.

The Head of Metadata Services will actively participate in national and international discussions relating to the access, retrieval, description, and management of information resources, and will collaborate with external partners to extend the work of the department and enable the department to contribute to the development of the library metadata field.

Job qualifications

  • Required education: MLS degree from ALA-accredited program or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years of successful experience in staff supervision and training in a library environment.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience and demonstrated proficiency with current cataloging rules and standards (RDA, LC-PCC PSs, LC vocabularies, MARC21, etc.) and a variety of metadata schema (MODS, EAD, etc.), interoperability, emerging metadata standards.
  • Thorough understanding of the relationship between bibliographic and authority records in an automated environment, including discovery system functionality generated from MARC and non-MARC metadata.
  • Knowledge of or demonstrated interest in BIBFRAME and LRM development and other library applications of linked open data.
  • Interest in developing metadata practices and technologies.
  • Excellence in the following skills: verbal and written communication, interpersonal, planning, organizational, and analytical.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace. 
  • Reading knowledge of a foreign language
  • Interest in serving the needs of the Brown community of users and in maximizing access to the library resources.
  • Experience in working with bargaining unit staff is preferred.

 

To Apply: please visit Brown University's career opportunities website at:   https://brown.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/staff-careers-brown/jobs and reference REQ146317 Complete an application online, attach documents, and submit for immediate consideration. Documents should include cover letter, resume, and the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. 

 

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Multiple University Openings, Library Science, Multiple Locations

 SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS:
   NEW! - Lead Academic - Deputy Vice Chancellor
   Higher Colleges of Technology
   Academic Affairs Department
   Abu Dhabi,    United Arab Emirates
   Date Posted: Jun. 13, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=107930&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-0e
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   NEW! - Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
   American International College
   Academic Affairs
   Springfield, MA,    United States
   Date Posted: Jun. 4, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=107353&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-0e
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   Dean of the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences
   University of Texas at Dallas
   School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences
   Dallas, TX,    United States
   Date Posted: Apr. 9, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=105598&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-2e
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   Deputy Vice Chancellor - Academic Affairs
   Higher Colleges of Technology
   Academic Affairs Department
   Abu Dhabi,    United Arab Emirates
   Date Posted: Feb. 22, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=103915&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-0e
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                     ACADEMIC POSITIONS
   Adjunct Instructor
   University of North Texas
   Department of College
   Denton, TX,   United States
   Date Posted: Jun. 23, 2017

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=94073&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-7e
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   Adjunct Instructor
   University of North Texas
   Department of Information Science
   Denton, TX,    United States
   Date Posted: Mar. 21, 2017

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=90996&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-8e
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   NEW! - Adjunct Instructor
   University of North Texas
   Department of Emergency Management and Disaster Science
   Denton, TX,    United States
   Date Posted: Jun. 21, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=108248&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
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   NEW! - Assoc. or Full Prof. - Demography/Population Studies
   University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
   Minnesota Population Center
   Minneapolis, MN,    United States
   Date Posted: Jun. 20, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=108228&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
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   NEW! - Lecturer in Communication
   University of Kentucky
   8M200:Communication
   Lexington, KY,    United States
   Date Posted: Jun. 14, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=107962&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
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   NEW! - Nursing Liaison Librarian
   University of Kentucky
   88200:MEDICAL CENTER LIBRARY
   Lexington, KY,    United States
   Date Posted: Jun. 13, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=107916&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-8e
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   NEW! - Lecturer, Communication
   Bryant University
   COMM-Communication Dept
   Smithfield, RI,    United States
   Date Posted: Jun. 4, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=107354&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
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   NEW! - Professor: Communication
   Namibia University of Science and Technology
   Communiactions
   WINDHOEK,    Namibia
   Date Posted: May. 24, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=107094&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
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   NEW! - Associate Professor: Communication
   Namibia University of Science and Technology
   Communications
   WINDHOEK,    Namibia
   Date Posted: May. 24, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=107092&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
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   NEW! - Senior Lecturer: Journalism and Media Technology
   Namibia University of Science and Technology
   Communication
   WINDHOEK,    Namibia
   Date Posted: May. 24, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=107091&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
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   NEW! - Librarian
   Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University
   Professional Development and Learning Resource
   Al Khobar, Eastern,    Saudi Arabia
   Date Posted: May. 23, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=107019&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-8e
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   Research & Instruction Librarian
   Rhode Island School of Design
   Library
   Providence, RI,    United States
   Date Posted: May. 17, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=106822&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-8e
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   Access Services Lead
   KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)
   University Library
   Thuwal,    Saudi Arabia
   Date Posted: May. 15, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=106742&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-8e
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   University Archivist and Records Manager
   KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)
   University Library
   Thuwal,    Saudi Arabia
   Date Posted: May. 15, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=106741&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-2e
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   Adjunct Instructor - Career Development
   University of North Texas
   Department of College
   Denton, TX,    United States
   Date Posted: Apr. 20, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=105976&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-7e
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   Adjunct Instructor - CAS Internship
   University of North Texas
   Department of College
   Denton, TX,    United States
   Date Posted: Apr. 20, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=105975&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-7e
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   Adjunct Instructor
   University of North Texas
   International Studies
   Denton, TX,    United States
   Date Posted: Apr. 9, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=105542&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-7e
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   Wenzhou-Kean Univ. Anticipated Faculty Positions 2018-201...
   Wenzhou-Kean University
   School of General Studies
   Wenzhou,    China
   Date Posted: Mar. 23, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=104988&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
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   Wenzhou-Kean Univ. Anticipated Faculty Positions 2018-201...
   Wenzhou-Kean University
   School of Communication, Media and Journalism
   Wenzhou,    China
   Date Posted: Mar. 23, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=104984&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
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   Faculty Positions in Political Sci. for Fall 2018 - Socia...
   Habib University
   School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
   Karachi, Sindh,    Pakistan
   Date Posted: Mar. 1, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=104163&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
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   Faculty Positions in Sociology for Fall 2018 - Social Dev...
   Habib University
   School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
   Karachi, Sindh,    Pakistan
   Date Posted: Mar. 1, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=104162&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
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   Visiting Assistant Professor, Non-Tenure Track
   New York University
   Steinhardt School of Education and Human Development
   New York, NY,    United States
   Date Posted: Feb. 21, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=103885&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
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   Faculty, General Studies
   Higher Colleges of Technology
   General Academic Requirements Division (GARD)
   Abu Dhabi, Ruwais, Ras Al Khaimah,    United Arab Emirates
   Date Posted: Feb. 21, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=103867&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
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   Faculty, General Studies (English)
   Higher Colleges of Technology
   General Academic Requirements Division (GARD)
   Abu Dhabi, Ruwais, Ras Al Khaimah,    United Arab Emirates
   Date Posted: Feb. 21, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=103865&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
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University Archivist, Special Collections & Archives, Wesleyan, Middletown, CT

Wesleyan's Special Collections & Archives (SC&A) is the home of the University's archives, local history, manuscript, and rare book collections, including more than 500 collections of archival materials and over 40,000 rare books. In addition to being the official repository for historical University materials, SC&A holds the papers of Lincoln Memorial architect Henry Bacon, avant garde musician John Cage, and biographer and popular historian William Manchester, among others. SC&A has a very active program of outreach and instruction, with 120 class visits in academic year 2017.

Reporting to the Director of Special Collections & Archives (SC&A), this position is responsible for all aspects of the Wesleyan archives, manuscripts, and local history collections in all formats, including born-digital materials. As a senior staff member this position participates in management of SC&A. As a member of the professional library staff, serves as faculty liaison to one or more academic departments and selector in one or more disciplines.

Responsibilities include:

TEACHING
Present archival, manuscript, and local history materials to classes. Work with faculty to design assignments and promote use of these materials.

As backup for the Director, present rare books to classes.

REFERENCE 

  • Respond to complex reference inquiries.
  • Research confidential and complex aspects of Wesleyan history and policy for the University administration.

On a regular schedule, serve at the SC&A reference and reception desk.

COLLECTION MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT 

  • Develop policies and set priorities for archival technical services and acquisitions, transfer of University records to the Archives, and all aspects of born-digital records.
  • Participate in oversight of Wesleyan's institutional repository (IR).
  • Develop policies for archival materials, including theses, in IR.
  • Supervise the work of the Licensing Management Specialist related to IR and archival collections.
  • Manage projects related to archival, manuscript, and local history collections.
  • Lead departmental grant writing to fund such projects.
  • Build archival, manuscript, and local history collections through acquisition, transfer, donation, and other means.
  • Work with the Director of the Wasch Center and freelance interviewers and editors on the faculty emeriti oral history program.
  • Interview subjects that require particular discretion.
  • With the Director of SC&A, work with University Relations and with donors of major gifts to the Archives.

DIGITAL INITIATIVES

  • Lead departmental digital initiatives and projects in accordance with library goals.
  • Collaborate with Digital Projects Librarian on major projects.

OUTREACH 

  • Promote stewardship of archival materials to the Wesleyan community.
  • Promote the University Archives through exhibitions, presentations, writing, and other means.

PROCESSING

  • Manage all aspects of processing archival and manuscript collections.
  • Maximize discovery and preservation of archival and manuscript collections in all formats.
  • Delegate appropriate archival work to the SC&A Assistant and student workers.
  • Train, supervise, and mentor undergraduate students with advanced skills, graduate interns working on tasks that require archival facility, and temporary project archivists.

OTHER DUTIES

  • Serve as faculty liaison to one or more departments.
  • Monitor recent scholarship trends and select materials in these and related disciplines.
  • Conduct library instruction for groups and provide one-on-one research consultations.
  • Actively participate in the University's records management efforts.
  • Serve the University through participation in committees and other activities, particularly those involving University history.
  • Participate in library and archives professional organizations, locally, regionally, and nationally, through service on committees, presentations and publications, and in leadership positions.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited MLS or MA in history with a focus on public history or archives and at least 5 years' of relevant archival experience or an equivalent amount of education, training and experience.
  • Experience in academic archives.
  • Experience teaching, reference services. and using collection management and/or digital asset management systems.
  • Experience with digitization and electronic records.
  • Experience processing archival collections and with archival and metadata standards.
  • Knowledge of appropriate preservation practices for archival materials.
  • Ability to work both collegially and independently.
  • Effective communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to interact courteously with a wide variety of people, exercising diplomacy, discretion, confidentiality, and good judgment.
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Ability to move boxes weighing up to 40 pounds with or without accommodation.
  • Demonstrated commitment to work within a diverse environment and interact openly with individuals of different backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in related field.
  • Experience with rare books; course work may be substituted.
  • Experience with grant writing and records management.

For more information, click here: 

http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/6374

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Legal Research Librarian, Suffolk University Law School Library, Boston, MA

Suffolk University is seeking qualified applicants to consider for the Legal Research Librarian at the Law Library. The Legal Research Librarians fill essential roles in planning and implementing the law school's legal research curriculum.  Legal Research Librarians support the law school's faculty and students in their research endeavors, teach stand-alone research classes, partner with Legal Practice Skills (LPS) faculty to teach legal research in the 1L curriculum, and provide assistance to patrons at the reference desk.  The person in this position will also be responsible for updating the library website using the University content management system.

Primary/Principal Responsibilities:

  • Teach legal research to law students through stand-alone classes, the 1L LPS program, and presentations to upper-level electives by faculty invitation.
  • Provide research assistance, training, and reference support to law school students, alumni, and members of the bar.
  • Provide research support and training to law school faculty and serve as liaison to assigned faculty members.
  • Assist students, faculty, and staff in using subscription databases; participate in trials of new subscription resources.
  • Additional duties as assigned, such as maintaining and updating the library's website and student writing portal; managing the law school's subscriptions to SSRN, ExpressO, and Scholastica; putting together the semi-annual Faculty Newsletter; or working with Suffolk journals to do trainings, and collect and archive author publication agreements.
  • Assist with collection development.
  • Develop and implement new library services and programs.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree in Library & Information Science or equivalent (JD degree is strongly preferred)
  • Demonstrated relevant work experience
  • Strong computer skills and web skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Commitment to providing the highest level of customer service and responsiveness 
  • Emotional and cultural intelligence with proven ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and handle difficult situations
  • Must be creative and proactive
  • Standard hours of this position are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, M-F, but will include at least one evening per week until 6:00 pm and occasional weeknights and weekends for instruction and special events.

To apply, click here.

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Electronic Resources Librarian, Clemson University Libraries, Clemson, SC

Electronic Resources Librarian

Clemson University Libraries invites candidates for an Electronic Resources Librarian to join its Technical Services & Collection Management Unit. The successful candidate serves as Team Leader of the Electronic Resources Team comprised of the Electronic Resources Cataloger and three high-level staff. The Team Leader coordinates the functional activities of the Electronic Resources Cataloger and directly supervises two of the three staff. The Libraries' materials budget is currently $9 million with over 80% spent on electronic resources. Electronic resources managed by the Team include e-books, e-journals, databases, streaming media, and data sets. Clemson Libraries expects to participate in the implementation of a statewide Shared Library Services Platform (SLSP) over the next 12-24 months. Systems currently used include Innovative's Millennium ILS and ProQuest's (Serials Solutions) Intota. This position will play a key role in the successful migration of current systems to the new statewide platform.

Library faculty are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service. This is a 12-month tenure-track position accountable to the Head of Technical Services & Collection Management.

Responsibilities include:

Electronic Resources Librarianship

  • Continues implementation and maintenance of ProQuest's (Serials Solutions) Intota for management of electronic collections. Intota includes knowledgebase, link resolver, discovery, statistics, collection assessment, and ERM components.
  • Participates in acquisition, licensing, and renewal of electronic resources.
  • Supports retention and renewal decisions for electronic resources through the collection and analysis of usage data.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves electronic resource access problems. Works cooperatively with Library Technology and campus IT to resolve issues. Participates in maintenance of EZproxy for authentication.
  • Provides information to public services about new resources, changes to existing resources, and resource outages. Engages with public services and Library Technology to maintain the Libraries' discovery layer, currently ProQuest's Summon.
  • Develops and implements proactive processes to identify electronic access issues before they become problems for users.
  • Develops vendor and publisher relationships; schedules and coordinates demos, trials, and training with account representatives.
  • Maintains awareness of current and emerging trends and technologies pertaining to electronic resources.
  • Participates in planning, decision-making, and management of the Unit.
  • Engages in professional development activities, such as attending conferences, workshops, and webinars related to job functions.

 

Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities

  • Develops a focused program of high quality research and creative accomplishments, consistent with professional responsibilities and the Libraries' mission and goals.

 

Service

  • Actively participates and demonstrates leadership in professional responsibilities that serve the Libraries, University, profession, and community.

 

Required Qualifications/Experience:

  • ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship (or foreign equivalent) or a relevant, accredited graduate degree in another scholarly field as deemed appropriate by the Libraries.
  • Two years' experience in some aspect of electronic resource acquisition, cataloging, or management.
  • Knowledge of current trends and developments in managing electronic resources.
  • Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong commitment to quality customer service.
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills; demonstrated initiative and adaptability.
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment or individually, to balance priorities, and to set and meet deadlines.
  • Experience with an integrated library system or service platform.

 

Preferred Qualifications/Experience:

  • Experience in an academic or research library.
  • Experience with electronic resource tools such as link resolvers, discovery services, knowledge bases, electronic resource management systems, and proxy authentication software.
  • Experience reading, managing, and negotiating license agreements.
  • Knowledge of fund management and budget processes.
  • Experience working with consortia.
  • Supervisory training or experience.

 

Salary and Benefits: 

Faculty rank and competitive salary based on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. Various medical plans, dental plans, and retirement plans are available. 18 days annual leave, 15 days sick leave, 13 paid holidays, and liberal professional development leave are provided. Library faculty receive an individual stipend for travel or other professional development activity.

Location:

Clemson University is a major, land-grant, science and engineering-oriented research (Carnegie R1) university in a college-town setting along a dynamic Southeastern corridor. Ranked as one of America's Top 25 Public Universities by U.S. News & World Report, Clemson is an inclusive, student-centered community characterized by high academic standards, a culture of collaboration, school spirit, and a competitive drive to excel. Centrally located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Clemson is in one of the fastest-growing areas of South Carolina, and a two-hour drive to Charlotte and Atlanta.

Libraries:

Physical locations on Clemson's main campus are the R.M. Cooper Library, the Gunnin Architecture Library, the Education Media Center, and Special Collections and Archives. Other facilities include the Clemson Design Center Library in Charleston and the Library Depot in Anderson, which houses high-density storage, the records center, the digitization lab, and technical services. Clemson Libraries employs 28 faculty, 62 staff, and over 70 students. Clemson Libraries is a member of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL) and Lyrasis, and actively participates with other South Carolina institutions through the statewide consortium, PASCAL. For additional information about Clemson Libraries, visit the website at https://libraries.clemson.edu/about-the-libraries/

Application process: 

Applicants should electronically submit all application materials via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/51338. Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by July 13, 2018 will be guaranteed consideration.

Closing Statement:

Clemson University is an AAO/EO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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Head of Electronic Resources & Serials Acquisitions, Harvard Library, Cambridge, MA

Harvard Library seeks a dynamic, imaginative, and collaborative leader to guide and evolve Harvard Library's management of print serials and electronic resources. Applying their solid record of leadership and vision across Harvard's vast online and physical collections, the Head of Electronic Resources and Serials Acquisitions will guide the development of a unified strategy, best practices, and workflows for managing fee-based and open access online resources that encompass all library parties of the content ecosystem--collection development, technical services, and scholarly communication while maintaining the accurate and timely acquisition of a significant and robust collection of print serials.

 

To review the complete position description and to apply, see here.

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Outreach, Education, & Communications Coordinator, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD

Outreach, Education, and Communications Coordinator

National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region (SEA)

Health Sciences and Human Services Library

University of Maryland, Baltimore

 

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Regional Medical Library (NNLM, SEA, RML), housed within the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL), seeks a librarian to oversee the development and implementation of professional health information topics, training areas, and coordination of the communications program for the regional medical library. The Outreach, Education and Communications Coordinator develops and teaches in-person and online courses to promote access to health information. The coordinator creates and coordinates an outreach plan and related projects to address the health information needs of healthcare providers and information professionals. This librarian is also responsible for managing the region's social media program, as well as creating content for the region's website and newsletter. In partnership with other Regional Medical Libraries and Offices, the coordinator produces national programming and collaborates with other SEA coordinators to exhibit NLM's resources at national, regional, and state meetings.

 

This is a full-time, grant funded, non-tenure, and non-permanent status track, faculty position reporting to the Executive Director of the SEA. The position is one of a team of four librarian-coordinators who work together to facilitate resource sharing, training, and cooperative projects in AL, DC, FL, GA, MD, MS, NC, PR, SC, TN, USVI, VA, and WV. For more information about NNLM SEA, visit http://nnlm.gov/sea.

 

Previous professional library experience is welcome, but not required.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identifies, develops, and teaches classes and workshops in a variety of formats addressing and promoting access to biomedical information to health professionals, librarians, and the public.
  • Develops outreach projects improving information access for health professionals and their intermediaries in the region with special emphasis on services to unaffiliated health professionals, minority health professionals, public health workers, and hospital librarians.
  • Coordinates an overall outreach plan taking into consideration the health information needs of health care providers and information professionals
  • Develops educational materials for inclusion on the NNLM and SEA websites particularly in the areas of access to quality health information for health professionals
  • Coordinates communication and promotion of NLM, NNLM, and NNLM SEA programs, resources, and services including but not limited to exhibits, webinars, presentations, librarian advocacy, featured articles for SEA Currents, and contact with health and health informational professionals and community associations.
  • Coordinates, implements, and evaluates the SEA social media program to determine appropriate promotional communications support of NLM, NNLM, and NNLM SEA programs, resources, and services.
  • Develops strategies and materials promoting the use of NLM and NNLM products and services to target populations such as health professionals, librarians, and the public.
  • Maintains standards of accessibility for all resources created and maintained in accordance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.
  • Cooperates with other Regional Medical Libraries and Offices to produce national programming
  • Promotes and solicit applications for NNLM SEA awards; assisting potential applicants with their proposals, monitor progress and follow-up for awards in progress
  • Works with other coordinators to exhibit NLM's resources at national, regional, and state meetings of health professionals, information professionals, and the public.
  • Participates in other activities of the SEA that lead toward improved health information access, use, and literacy in the region.
  • Serves as ex-officio and support to the SEA Medical Librarians Program Advisory Group

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master of Library Science or equivalent advanced degree from an ALA-accredited program
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated service orientation and ability to work effectively with colleagues, health professionals, and consumers in a diverse, multi-cultural community
  • Knowledge of PubMed, MedlinePlus, and other NLM resources
  • Willingness to travel; valid driver's license at the time of employment
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Project management, strategic planning, and team leadership skills
  • Instructional design and course development experience, including evaluation
  • Experience with teaching and training
  • Experience with health information education with the ability to develop, plan, and conduct workshops and training, interacting confidently with audiences
  • Knowledge of, or experience in medical librarianship
  • Evidence of professional and scholarly activities
  • Ability to communicate vision and motivate others; willingness to assume leadership roles as needed
  • Demonstrated ability in obtaining results from initiating and participating in team efforts
  • Effectiveness in promoting ideas while exhibiting tact and sensitivity; initiating interaction with others; and soliciting feedback from partners
  • Comfort with change, flexibility and the ability to react quickly to program alterations and task modifications
  • Experience with Moodle LMS and WebEx technologies

 

APPLICATIONS:

Application materials must include a CV/resume; cover letter which includes the source of advertisement; 3 references including names, addresses, and phone numbers; and a separate signed/dated affidavit page (stating "I verify that my CV is current and accurate" - does not need to be notarized). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by July 20, 2018. Interested applicants should apply using the following link: http://bit.ly/OECCRML

 

MINIMUM SALARY: $55,000, commensurate with experience

 

BENEFITS: Generous benefits include choice of retirement, medical, and dental plans; 22 days of annual leave; 15 days of sick leave; 3 personal days and 14 holidays. Regular employees, as well as their spouses and dependent children, may receive tuition remission for most programs at many campuses of the University System of Maryland.

 

ENVIRONMENT:

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) campus is located in downtown Baltimore, blocks from Orioles Park at Camden Yards, Raven's Stadium, and the Inner Harbor, a recreational waterfront destination. Forty-five miles north of Washington DC, Baltimore City and the surrounding metropolitan area are noted for high quality-of-life indicators offering historic parks, great neighborhoods, and world-famous art collections, museums, theaters, and symphony orchestras. The city has easy access to public transportation systems, superior health care systems, and renowned university and educational resources.

 

The HS/HSL is one of the largest health sciences libraries in the United States with a track-record of user-centered innovative services and programs.  Fifty-five FTE employees including 25 faculty librarians staff the library. Our attractive and vibrant facility, which opened in 1998, serves as a hub for collaboration and learning with resources, programs and tools that promote discovery, creativity, and innovation. The HS/HSL has 45 group study rooms, three computer classrooms, an Innovation Space, a presentation and production studio, an art gallery, and multiple technology-enhanced meeting spaces. Through the HS/HSL's website (www.hshsl.umaryland.edu), the UMB community has access to a full range of resources and services. The HS/HSL serves the schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work, and the Graduate School.  The HS/HSL also serves as the headquarters for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine's Southeastern/Atlantic Region. 

 

The Library supports the 6300 students, and over 7200 faculty and staff members on UMB's 71-acre research and technology complex consisting of 67 buildings including the University of Maryland BioPark, the University of Maryland Medical Center, and the VA Hospital. UMB's professional and graduate schools comprise a dental school, graduate school, and schools of law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and social work. More details about the UMB can be found at http://www.umaryland.edu/.

 

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.  Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Head, Collection Development & Resource Access, Florida International University Libraries, Miami, FL

HEAD, COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT AND RESOURCE ACCESS

Florida International University Libraries

The online version is available at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/?posting=515222.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

I. Professional Practice

  • Leads the Collections & Resource Development Department consisting of Acquisitions, Serials, and Electronic Resources. Includes direct supervision of 2 FTE faculty librarians and hierarchical supervision of 10 FTE staff.
  • Allocates and monitors the materials resource budget.
  • Leads collection development efforts of the FIU Libraries, including coordination of issues and policies across all formats in consultation with appropriate departments and personnel.
  • Coordinates liaison collection development activities and collaborates with liaison librarians to foster positive relationships with faculty, especially pertaining to collection issues.
  • Serves as primary contact for collection assessment activities such as program reviews, accreditation reports, and internal assessments
  • Oversees the process of Repair, Missing and Lost item review and replacement.
  • Chairs the FIU Libraries' Collection Advisory Committee to discuss collection activities, review product proposals, and draft policies.
  • Participates in collaborative collection discussions with local, state, and national efforts including CSUL Collection Planning Committee, Florida State Library, Association of Southeastern Research Libraries, and the Center for Research Libraries.
  • As a Library Department Head, participate in meetings and activities to determine the strategic direction of the library, achieve annual goals, and enhance daily operations
  • Assumes other responsibilities and duties as requested by the Dean of Libraries.
  • Leads and manages acquisitions activities including purchasing, licensing, and facilitating access to licensed content.
  • Conducts regular assessments of departmental services, workflows, and operations.
  • Assists in developing effective reports and messaging for other library and university administrators to understand the library's materials budget needs.

 

II. Scholarship, Service, & Professional Development

  • Participates in continuing education, conference, workshops, seminars, or other activities that enhance professional knowledge.
  • Contributes to the profession through active participation in professional associations, research, or other scholarly activities.
  • Serves the library and institution through participation in meetings and committee work.
  • Attend and participate in library meetings, including Library Assembly, Administration Team, and Direct Reports.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • ALA-accredited MLIS
  • Demonstrated commitment to user-centered library services and an understanding of information seeking behaviors in an academic research environment
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, presentation, and organization skills, including the ability to effectively impart knowledge and skills
  • Minimum five years of experience managing multi-million dollar resource budgets.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Ability to work flexibly, creatively, and collaboratively in a changing and fast-paced environment with a culturally diverse population
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to work independently, collaboratively, and in teams within library and university web/online communities

 

Rank/Salary:

Non-tenured faculty status; rank and salary are competitive based on qualifications and experience.

About the Libraries: For information about the FIU Libraries, please visit http://library.fiu.edu.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 515222 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu and must attach a cover letter and resume as a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three professional references who will be as determined by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by July 20, 2018. Review will continue until position is filled.

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Assistant/Associate Librarian, Social Sciences & Data Services, UMass Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA

Assistant/Associate Librarian: Social Sciences and Data Services, UMass Dartmouth

 

UMass Dartmouth welcomes applications for the position of Information Services Librarian for the Social Sciences and Data Services. This librarian will deliver reference and instruction services in conjunction with a team of Information Services librarians, consult with and inform researchers in all departments of the university on practices and opportunities for data management, and develop professional relationships with faculty and students in multiple College of Arts and Sciences departments to assess and respond to research, teaching, and learning needs.

Information Services librarians also participate in information literacy instruction for first-year English classes.

General responsibilities include participation in assessment of services, collection development, instruction and related activities, as well as other division, library, university, and professional activities, projects, and organizations, as appropriate. 

Minimum starting salaries: Assistant Librarian $55,330/Associate Librarian $64,796.

The review of applications began June 11, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. 

For full details of the position, please view our ad here:

http://careers.umassd.edu/dartmouth/en-us/job/494119/assistantassociate-librarian-social-sciences-and-data-services

 

The Claire T. Carney Library is located on the campus of UMass Dartmouth, the only research university located on the SouthCoast of Massachusetts. The region has many options for city, town, and country living, as well as easy access to art, music, and cultural institutions in cities such as Providence, Boston, and New York. New England is home to amazing outdoor recreation, from hiking to skiing to enjoying the beaches on nearby Cape Cod. Recently the subject of an award-winning renovation, the library is the campus hub, providing space for research and study and serving as a social gathering place. Our library staff are active in our campus community, participating in events, committees, and faculty governance. The Information Services team is made up of reference and instruction liaison librarians. We work independently within our disciplines, and collaboratively in initiatives such as our first year English embedded instruction program. We value collegiality and enthusiasm, and are committed to making a positive impact in our students' lives. 

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Electronic Records Analyst, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Electronic Records Analyst

Records Analyst 1 Librarian

 

The George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, seek applications and nominations for the position of Electronic Records Analyst. The Electronic Records Analyst works with the University Records Manager to establish and maintain a digital information environment which supports the University's regulatory and compliance obligations for records and information management and long-term preservation of digital assets. Provides expertise and leadership on the management of the digital information of the University to ensure compliance with various regulatory requirements for restrictions, retention, appropriate destruction processes, and/or long-term preservation. Participates in the active management and/or preservation of a wide array of types of digital records, including but not limited to, University electronic records, websites, and social media. Provides guidance to administration, faculty, and staff on creating, managing, preserving, and providing access to born-digital and digitally reformatted records in accordance with State of Florida and Federal regulations. This position provides expertise and leadership and serves as a member of various collaborative teams for the development of frameworks with standards, policies, and procedures to ensure adherence to best practices for electronic records management across campus. This position also serves as a member of a collaborative team to ensure compliance, verification, authentication, and related activities that build and sustain a comprehensive program of records management. This position reports to the University Records Manager.

 

The search will remain open until July 25, 2018, applications will be reviewed as received. For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries faculty recruitment webpage at http://library.ufl.edu/pers/StaffPositions.html.

 

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

 

Address inquiries to Tina Marie Litchfield, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: tlitchfield@uflib.ufl.edu.

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