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Access Services Coordinator, Stamford Regional Library, Stamford CT

Job ID: 2019160

Title: Access Services Coordinator

Rank: University Library Assistant II, UCP 5

Area: Library Administration

Under the direction of the Stamford Regional Library Director, the Access Services Coordinator is responsible for maintaining user service operations at the Stamford campus library. Working independently, the incumbent oversees the daily operation of the library's front desk services including circulation services, reserve services, interlibrary services, and information services. The incumbent works collaboratively with other user service coordinators system-wide to establish and maintain effective, efficient, and consistent processes and procedures. This position contributes to the development of services, space, programs and marketing, and assessment initiatives at the Stamford campus library and actively collaborates with departments, schools, and/or other units to promote and provide guidance on using library resources and services. Evening and weekend hours required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Plans, organizes, maintains, and oversees the processes and operations of user services at the Stamford campus library including circulation, reserves, interlibrary services, general information, room reservations, equipment checkout, stacks and facilities maintenance, and security.
  2. Provides information and basic reference and directional assistance to patrons at the library services desk while managing the activities of the desk.
  3. Ensures the highest level of customer service is provided to library patrons.  Reviews and maintains a current knowledge of Library and University policies and procedures affecting public service operations.
  4. Prepares, collects, and analyzes a variety of data and information and summarizes findings in applicable reports, surveys, statistics, and other communication mediums for the UConn Library, Interlibrary Services, and the State of Connecticut.
  5. Designs and produces brochures, signs, forms and schedules
  6. Provides assessment and recommendations for improved ILL, library services, spaces, technologies, and programs.
  7. Plans, prioritizes, and recommends supplies and equipment for purchase.  Monitors the budget for supplies/equipment expenditures.

Shared Expectations for Student Supervisors

  1. Hires, schedules, trains, and supervises student employees. 
  2. Determines work assignments and provides feedback to each student employee. 
  3. Approves student timecards and resolves time reporting and/or student payroll issues in a timely manner.
  4. Ensures student payroll expenditures remain within approved budget.
  5. Maintains current student employee personnel records.
  6. Adheres to the policies and procedures as outlined in the UConn Library Student Employee Handbook and the UConn Student Employment Guide.

 

Shared Expectations for All Staff

  1. Participates in planning and actively contributes to Area and Unit priorities, initiatives, and operations through collaboration and cooperation.
  2. Demonstrates reliable and effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  3. Maintains currency and open communication in ongoing trends and developments related to position responsibilities.
  4. Works effectively in current office applications, software, and communication tools as set by the UConn Library and University of Connecticut.
  5. Exhibits appreciation of, sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse working environment, inclusive of social, economic, cultural, ideological, gender, racial, and ethnic backgrounds.
  6. Performs duties parallel to position responsibilities as required.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor's degree and three years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  2. Experience in library access services functions, eg. Document delivery/ILL; course reserves; circulation services.
  3. Strong communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills.
  4. Demonstrated ability to collaborate with colleagues and faculty across the university, as well as the ability to work independently in a diverse, multicultural, and fast-paced environment.
  5. Flexibility to adjust schedule for peak activity periods and emergencies.
  6. Demonstrated commitment to supporting diversity and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experience with Springshare software, including LibGuides, LibCal, and LibWizard.
  2. Supervisory experience within access or circulation services of an academic or large public library.
  3. Working knowledge of ALMA, ILLiad, and OCLC resource-sharing.
  4. Basic understanding of copyright and licensing issues.
  5. Demonstrated knowledge of current nationwide trends in access services, course reserves and interlibrary loan.

The position is currently on UConn Jobs (http://hr.uconn.edu/jobs/, (please reference Job ID 2019160) through December 9, 2018 and you can find the full description on site at https://lib.uconn.edu/about/employment-opportunities/. 

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Evening and Weekend Circulation Supervisor/Library Assistant II, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, MA

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 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 was named one of U.S. News and World Report's Top Public Schools in 2018.

Freel Library is seeking a service-oriented, self-directed Evening Circulation Supervisor who enjoys working with students and collaborating with others on varied projects. This full-time benefited position within the AFSCME Bargaining Unit provides general library assistance to students, faculty, and staff during the hours of 4 pm to midnight, Sunday through Thursday. Evening hours extend to 2 am during the final exam period.

The Evening Circulation Supervisor manages all evening circulation services, provides responsive high-quality service, and creates a welcoming library atmosphere. Responsibilities include providing and overseeing circulation services, offering basic information services, maintaining confidentiality of records, assisting patrons with technology needs, organizing workflows, and supervising a part-time library assistant.  The Evening Circulation Supervisor will periodically walk through the stacks floors ensuring a safe and neat environment, participate in stacks management and shelf reading, operate library equipment, secure the library at closing, help maintain library statistics, supervise or train student assistants on occasion, work on on-going and special projects, and perform other duties as assigned. The Evening Circulation Supervisor is considered an "essential employee" to staff the library during snow emergency days and other campus closings.

Responsibilities:

  1. Oversees all evening circulation services -- interacts with patrons in a friendly, professional manner; ensures library service is responsive to student needs and meets high standards of quality and consistency; resolves problems according to procedures and policies.
  2. Works at the circulation desk to provide direct, general library assistance to library patrons during evening and weekend hours, including circulation, reserves, assigned interlibrary loan, basic information services, and basic computer and printer troubleshooting.
  3. Supervises part-time evening library assistant, organizes workflow and makes decisions about security and service during evening hours in consultation with part-time library assistant; oversees library operations, provides general security and safety oversight, and makes referrals to Public Safety as appropriate.  
  4. Uses circulation system to register patrons, check items in and out; maintains confidentiality of library records; resolves borrowing problems; answers phones; ensures items are returned to shelves; walks through and staffs stacks floors to assist library visitors, check stacks conditions, and monitor library activities.
  5. Performs closing procedures, secures library equipment, and locks library doors at closing.
  6. In collaboration with the part-time Evening and Weekend Circulation Assistant, participates in shelf reading, inventory, and collection management projects; may help supervise or train Student Library Assistants who work evening or weekend hours.
  7. Operates and troubleshoots library equipment including scanners and microfilm readers; assists patrons with use of the catalog, microfilm reader, and other library equipment.
  8. Helps patrons with basic technology needs; makes referrals to the Computer Help Desk or appropriate Computer Services website help when necessary.
  9. Collects and Maintains library records and statistics as requested.
  10. In absence of Reference staff, helps patrons locate items and perform basic database searches to find information; refers patrons to the Reference staff for further assistance.
  11. Maintains knowledge of Freel Library and consortial circulation policies; maintains knowledge of standard Freel resources, including the catalog and subscription databases along with other resources available to the MCLA community.
  12. Assists with other general library duties as requested by the Associate Dean of Library Services.


Requirements:

  • B.A. or B.S. degree from accredited institution of higher learning preferred
  • General knowledge of library operations and procedures
  • Familiarity with current technology and demonstrated ability to use computers and peripherals including scanners, printers, and software such as Word and basic Excel
  • Ability to work with detail accurately and learn new computer applications
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact positively and respectfully with a diverse community
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and with others in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to establish priorities and use good judgment
  • Willingness to work extended evening hours during finals and occasionally work as the sole staff member present during evening hours
  • Ability to serve as "essential staff" during campus closings
  • Reliability, flexibility, and commitment to provide excellent customer service required
  • Experience in the use of library circulation software and basic knowledge of Library of Congress system preferred
  • Basic understanding of research principles, database searching, or experience in academic library a plus

 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Work involves constant light to moderate physical activity including walking and standing for extended periods of time
  • Ability to bend, reach, climb stairs, push book trucks, and lift materials weighing up to 40 lbs. is necessary
  • Sufficient vision is essential to read, sort, shelve, shelf-read library materials, create and maintain patron records, and use multiple computer programs
  • Moderate to extensive computer work required


Additional Information:

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:

This is a full-time position within the AFSCME bargaining unit, with a bi-weekly salary of $1,399.46.

Interested individuals must electronically submit a resume and letter of interest by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below. Deadline for applications is November 25, 2018.

For more information, click: 

https://mcla.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=104958

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Allied Health Sciences Librarian/Instructor, Augusta University, Augusta, GA

The Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library of Augusta University invites applications for the position of Allied Health Sciences Librarian at the faculty rank of Instructor. The primary focus of this full-time, non-tenure track faculty position is to provide customized library services to the College of Allied Health Sciences faculty, students and staff.

Required
  • Master's degree in library science from an ALA accredited program
  • Experience in a health sciences library or other health sciences environment
  • Knowledge and experience with current electronic health information resources and services
  • Flexibility to work collaboratively in a cross- trained team environment
  • Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong user-focused customer service skills and abilities
  • Evidence of ability to meet university standards in librarianship, teaching, publication and research, and service commensurate with faculty status

Additional Desirable Qualifications
  • Minimum 1 year relevant professional experience
  • Familiarity with the academic health center environment and the role of the library within it
  • Experience working with allied health faculty, students and/or clinicians
  • Subject background in the health or life sciences, or in information technology
  • Experience in initiating creative and innovative information services programs
  • Experience with performing in-depth literature reviews including, but not limited to systematic reviews
  • Experience with LibGuides or other tools for developing online research guides
  • Collaborative planning and problem solving abilities; ability to implement and manage programs and projects
  • Pursuit of membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals
  • Knowledge of best practices and emerging trends for instruction
  • Experience with citation management software

Responsibilities:

The Allied Health Sciences Librarian provides personalized and customized research and education support via an embedded service model to the College of Allied Health Sciences. The successful candidate will develop customized instruction, both in-person and online, throughout the allied health curriculum. This position will be responsible for providing specialized reference and research consultations for allied health faculty, students and/or clinicians. The Allied Health Sciences Librarian will work collaboratively with library faculty to facilitate instruction, collection development, distance education and emerging instructional technology within the department and university. This position is responsible for providing information services to distance students. 

Specifically, the Allied Health Sciences Librarian:
  • Provides health information literacy instruction and research instruction and assistance
  • Engages in an embedded service model for College of Allied Health Sciences faculty, students and staff
  • Collaborates with library faculty to support instruction, distance education and emerging instructional technology
  • Participates in service to Augusta University Libraries, the profession and Augusta University
  • Demonstrates a capacity for scholarly productivity
  • Provides assistance and instruction in person and in the virtual environment

Intra-Institutional Responsibilities:
The Allied Health Sciences Librarian will be the embedded librarian for College of Allied Health Sciences educational and accrediting committees, and serve on library and institutional committees as a faculty member.

Extra-Institutional Responsibilities:
The Allied Health Sciences Librarian is expected to be active professionally in local, regional, and national professional associations and to contribute to the professional literature.

Salary and Benefits:
This position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure track). Generous benefits include a competitive health package, Tuition Assistance Program, campus wellness facilities, Perks at Work discount program, Teachers' Retirement System, and other retirement options. Support for professional development is also available. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Augusta is a vibrant community with an affordable cost of living. Schools in the area are desirable and include several magnet schools. Augusta University includes a new Cyber Institute in partnership with the local Army base. Augusta hosts the annual Masters Golf Tournament as well as an annual ironman competition. It also has a lively arts community and is the home of the Greenjackets minor league baseball team, an affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. Augusta is near other attractive communities to visit such as Atlanta, Savannah, Columbia, SC and Asheville, NC.

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

How to Apply
In order to be formally considered for employment at Augusta University, applications must be submitted electronically and must include a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references. Please submit as one document. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references online at www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/universityJob ID#15202

Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote, and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Women and other minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment. The use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, indoors or out, is strictly prohibited. This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment, and providing superior service to our patients,students, faculty, and employees. Augusta University Medical Center is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success.

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

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Education & Research Services Librarian, McGoogan Library of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Education & Research Services Librarian 

The McGoogan Library of Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha, NE seeks an innovative and collaborative Education and Research Services (E&RS) librarian to join a team of faculty librarians. Through this recruitment, the library is looking to grow depth in assessment, in development of online learning modules, and in integration of education technologies. 

Reporting to the head of education and research, the Education & Research Services Librarian provides research and education services to faculty, staff, and students; provides instruction on the effective use of library resources; provides education on information literacy competencies; and provides expert literature search services in support of patient care, clinical quality improvement, and research projects. 

The McGoogan Library follows a liaison model. All E&RS librarians liaise with colleges or departments to develop collaborative, productive relationships with people in academic and research roles. Together with E&RS faculty, this librarian promotes the role of the library as a partner in research, teaching, and education, develops research guides, and contributes to the library's outreach and advocacy efforts. 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience providing information literacy instruction to graduate and professional students;
  • Advanced literature searching skills in health sciences and biomedical databases;
  • Experience cultivating relationships with faculty;
  • Experience conducting outreach or advocating on behalf of the library; and
  • Enthusiasm for working in an academic health sciences environment.

Faculty librarians participate in campus service and receive support to pursue professional development. This is not a tenure-leading faculty position, but all librarians may elect to pursue tenure. An MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution is required. Minimum salary is $55,000 per year.  

About McGoogan Library of Medicine

The McGoogan Library of Medicine, as one of the nation's major health science libraries, serves the information needs of UNMC students, faculty, and staff, as well as licensed Nebraska health professionals and residents of Nebraska. The library provides timely access to high quality collections of print and electronic materials, develops applications of information technology, promotes the development of information management skills that support lifelong learning, and promotes networking and the integration of information. The library occupies 57,820 square feet of space which includes over 350 study seats, 16 group study rooms, a state-of-the-art training room with advanced technology, an eLearning Development Laboratory, and 29 public work stations. Library resources include over 190,000 print and electronic volumes, an extensive collection of multimedia and anatomical models, a History of Medicine collection, and rare books and manuscripts. The library building will undergo a major renovation during the next two years.     

About UNMC

As Nebraska's only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. The Nebraska Medicine system, anchored by Nebraska Medical Center, a tertiary/quaternary academic medical center on the UNMC campus, offers 39 specialty and primary care clinics and 50 specialties and sub-specialties. Each of our five UNMC campus sites is its own community, connected to a greater community. 

About Omaha  

Currently the 42nd largest city in the United States, the Omaha metropolitan area is home to over 900,000 people who welcome visitors with open arms and authentic Midwestern hospitality. Founded in 1854, the city of Omaha has always been a dynamic, energetic city continually transforming itself. In our livable, right-sized city, you will find everything you might be looking for, including:

  • Cultural, entertainment, and sporting venues,
  • Lakes and rivers for fishing, sailing, and kayaking,
  • A well-developed trail system for runners, bikers, and hikers,
  • Gardens, green-spaces, and farm-to-table growers,
  • An amazing network of makers and inventors, and
  • Thriving academic and professional communities.

The Omaha metropolitan area offers a variety of excellent K-12 educational options and is a great place to raise a family. Omaha is within easy driving distance from Chicago, Denver, Kansas City, and Minneapolis, and is home to a convenient regional airport. 

Application

UNMC is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment, where everyone feels valued, respected and included.  Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 

Review of applications will begin as received. Priority consideration will be given to those submitting applications by December 1, 2018; applications will be accepted until position is filled. To apply: unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/39301 

UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. 

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Assistant Professor, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Assistant Professor

College of Information Studies, University of Maryland

 

Best Consideration Date: 11/21/2018

 

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park (Maryland's iSchool), invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with a focus on youth digital practices and emerging literacies. We seek a candidate whose work complements and extends the College's theoretical and methodological traditions in informal learning contexts. Though not required, we especially encourage candidates who study informal contexts with younger populations (i.e., children from birth to 13) to apply. The successful candidate will teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, engage in an active program of high-impact research, provide research advising to students at all levels, and engage in service to the profession and shared governance within the university.

 

The successful candidate will conduct research and teaching at the intersection of two or more of these disciplines: library science, learning sciences, Human-Computer Interaction, or information science. Examples of topics of interest for this position include youth digital practices, design of learning experiences, design of technology, assessment of informal learning, youth development, family learning, play-based learning, early digital literacy development, equity and justice; candidates with interests in other related topics are also encouraged to apply. Similarly, we encourage applicants who leverage a range of disciplinary methodologies and theories in their work, including, but not limited to critical race theory, large-scale data analytics, and ethnographic approaches.

 

Position Duties/Responsibilities:

This is a tenure-track appointment. Tenure-track faculty are on a 9-month appointment, with possible opportunities for summer teaching and research and collaboration with other faculty in the College. Tenure-track assistant professors are hired for 3 years, with potential renewal for three more years and tenure. Salary and benefits are competitive based upon qualifications and experience.

 

For this position, the successful candidate will be involved in:

  • Developing and implementing research projects as well as disseminating research results and impacts
  • Designing and developing curricula related to youth-related courses and programs
  • Crafting exceptional research and educational experiences for students
  • Taking leadership roles in the College and relevant professional communities, particularly related to program and curriculum development
  • Participating fully in faculty governance of the College and the University
  • Contributing to a vibrant community of scholars and teachers at a top-ranked iSchools through research, consulting, and/or outreach effort.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D degree earned at the time of appointment
  • Peer-reviewed research relevant to youth digital practices and emerging literacies, or related areas.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recognized for notable research projects, peer-reviewed publications, or other scholarly contributions related to youth digital practices and emerging literacies, or related topics
  • Teaching experience in courses related to library science, learning sciences, Human-Computer Interaction, information science, education, or a related field
  • A record or vision for securing external funding
  • Demonstrated dedication and service in academia, professional organizations, and research communities.

 

Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and a myriad of research entities is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound in the nation's capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and the world. The university's College of Information Studies is one of the largest and fastest growing Information Schools in the world, with a highly dynamic undergraduate program, recognized excellence in three Masters programs (in Library and Information Science, Information Management, and Human-Computer Interaction), and a large and diverse doctoral program. The Youth eXperience (YX) Lab at the College brings together researchers from various disciplinary traditions to create digital learning experiences and promote positive orientation toward STEAM learning for underserved youth, and develop research-practice partnerships with champions in communities that support and empower youth to be engaged participants in their communities. The College is also the home to Kidsteam, an inter-generational design team that brings together children, researchers, and technologists to design technologies that support children's learning and play. Faculty in the College conduct research on a broad range of important areas at the intersection of people, information and technology, including, for example, youth and school librarianship, life-relevant learning, emerging digital literacies, information seeking behavior, policy and ethics, social justice, and archives and records management. 

 

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, as well as admissions.

 

Hiring and appointment is subject to College and University approval.

 

To apply you will need to provide:

  • A letter of interest that clearly describes your background and expertise in the area, and the specific contributions you would make to the iSchool and the University of Maryland
  • Your CV
  • A list of 3 professional references. For each reference include the person's title, institution, contact information (including phone number and e-mail address), the capacity in which you know (or have known) this person, and how long you have known this person
  • A statement of your teaching philosophy
  • A statement of your research philosophy

 

To apply please use the UMD ejobs link: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/64139

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Faculty Librarians, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

Western Washington University is located in Bellingham, Washington, on the ancestral homelands of the Lummi Nation and the Nooksack Tribe, Indigenous Peoples who have lived in the Salish Sea basin and the North Cascades watershed from time immemorial. The university acknowledges historical injustices, seeks respectful relationships with our indigenous neighbors, and expresses gratitude for their ongoing stewardship of our shared lands and waterways.

Bellingham is a community of 88,500 with the advantages of a larger city and the charm of a coastal town. Amenities include a robust arts scene, a thriving local and sustainable food movement, and ample opportunities for outdoor recreation, with proximity to two major metropolitan areas, Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia. 

Western Washington University, with over 15,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students and faculty. Western is the highest-ranking public, master's-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

Western Libraries supports Western's mission, which states that together with our students, staff, and faculty, we are committed to making a positive impact in the state and the world with a shared focus on academic excellence and inclusive achievement. We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity.

Due to several retirements, Western Libraries invites applications for up to four full-time, tenure-track Teaching & Learning Division librarians. These librarians will support integrated literacies such as research, writing, and reading, and also serve as subject librarians for the sciences, social sciences, or humanities.

All 4 positions are full-time, tenure-track in support of research, writing, and reading academic literacies. Librarians at Western work with a diverse constituency of students, faculty, staff, and community members. They also facilitate workshops, develop inclusive curricula and learning objects, engage in ongoing professional development to build cultural competence, and collaborate on the collections team. At Western, librarians participate in faculty shared governance and engage in scholarship and professional service. Western is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Librarians in the Teaching & Learning Division have a primary focus on supporting research, writing, and reading academic literacies. They also serve as subject librarians to support students and faculty within Western's on- and off-campus programs. Among the librarians recruited, we will be looking for individuals to support our government information and map collections. Specific position responsibilities include the following:

  • Consult with diverse constituencies, including students, faculty, staff, and community members.
  • Facilitate workshops and other course-specific instructional sessions, tours, and orientations.
  • Teach undergraduate credit courses, supporting the culturally unique needs of Western's student body.
  • Participate in the university's shared governance and serve on committees and task forces to support a collaborative and equitable organizational culture, and advance the curricular role of the Libraries.
  • Engage in professional development to build cultural competence and stay abreast of current educational practices that support the evolving needs of diverse populations.
  • Create and implement inclusive curricula, learning objects, outreach initiatives, and services for assigned subject areas or collection formats.
  • Serve as a member of the Libraries' collection team to collaboratively shape collections that represent, serve, and support diverse constituencies, including historically underrepresented groups and a wide range of social identities.
  • Engage in creation of scholarship
  • Fulfill responsibilities in ways that provide equitable and inclusive learning environments for all students

To see the full position announcement or to apply, please see: http://employment.wwu.edu/cw/en-us/job/496275/faculty-librarian.

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Assistant Professor, Digital Strategies Librarian, Oakland University, Rochester, MI

Oakland University's Kresge Library seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented individual to join us as an Assistant Professor and Digital Strategies Librarian to provide leadership for the Library's digital initiatives in its teaching-focused environment.

In collaboration with both faculty and staff, the Digital Strategies Librarian explores, discovers, acquires, plans, implements, and manages digital projects and assets. Successful applicants to this position will possess technical skills and strong project management experience, as well as high-level knowledge of digital collections, metadata creation/maintenance, digital archiving, and preservation. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing leadership in prioritizing and managing digital initiatives throughout the project lifecycle for both digitized and born-digital items, including recommendations for related hardware/software and funding opportunities

  • Designing, documenting, and overseeing efficient digital production workflows that may involve stakeholders from library and university departments

  • Engaging with a variety of preservation tools and employing metadata standards, controlled vocabularies, and archival schema as appropriate, while keeping abreast of emerging trends in these areas

  • Ensuring best practices for digital collections as they relate to preservation, copyright, usability, and accessibility

  • Collaborating with subject librarians and disciplinary faculty to enhance discovery of digital collections for teaching and research purposes

  • Contributing to broader scholarly conversations through publications and presentations

  • Participating in library, university, and professional service activities

Minimum qualifications:

  • Master of Library Science degree or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program.

  • Experience working on digital projects employing best practices in collection processing, description, access, management, and preservation.

This is a tenure-track faculty position with an eight-month schedule. Salary will be determined by credentials and experience. Oakland University offers excellent fringe benefits including TIAA/CREF and Fidelity retirement plans.

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.


FOR MORE INFORMATION, AND TO APPLY ONLINE, PLEASE SEE FULL POSTING AT: http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/15224

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Track/Tenure Faculty, SISLT at University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 

Open-rank Tenure-Track/Tenure Faculty

School of Information Science & Learning Technologies

(Job ID 28424) 

The School of Information Science and Learning Technologies (SISLT) - the iSchool at the University of Missouri-- seeks to recruit an energetic, highly motivated scholar who will contribute to the research, teaching, and administrative missions of the school in the MLIS, PhD, and certificate programs. We seek a candidate whose work complements current faculty research strengths in library and information sciences, and learning technologies. The ideal candidate will bring a high potential for grant funding in the areas of Human Information Behavior - specifically as it applies to professions such as journalism, medicine, nursing and engineering; Usability of Information Systems and Services, User Experience, and/or interdisciplinary information behaviors.

The successful candidate for this position will contribute to the department by:

  • Seeking and obtaining external funding through community and interdisciplinary engagement particularly in applying information behavior research to professional domains (e.g. journalism, medicine, nursing).
  • Engaging students and clients in usability and user experience research in the context of our Information Experience Laboratory (ielab.missouri.edu)
  • Successful teaching in online required and elective classes in a highly-ranked, ALA-Accredited MLIS program, the User Experience Certificate, and in face-to-face PhD program
  • Maintaining a vibrant and collaborative research agenda to strengthen our position as a member of the iCaucus and as a member of the American Association of Universities.
  • Seeking leadership roles in the School, College, University, and in relevant professional societies and organizations
  • Contributing to continuous improvement and accreditation efforts

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in information science or a closely related field at the time of appointment.
  • Demonstrated ability or potential for seeking external funding.
  • Applicants should have a record of research productivity and publication(s) in top-tier, peer-reviewed journals, and demonstrated success of teaching.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to teach both foundational and a variety of elective courses in a curriculum aligned with American Library Association (ALA) accreditation Standards.
  • High caliber teaching in an online format 
  • Research and / or teaching background in learning technologies and / or learning sciences.
  • Professional experience in libraries or other information organizations.
  • Senior level applicants should provide evidence of leadership in research, instruction, and service.

 

About the School of Information Science & Learning Technologies:

SISLT is one of five academic units within the College of Education. SISLT (sislt.missouri.edu) offers the Masters of Library and Information Science, Master of Science and Education Specialist degrees in Educational Technology, a Ph.D. degree in Information Science and Learning Technologies as well as several post-graduate certificates. SISLT faculty maintain active research programs across a spectrum of areas: librarianship and archives, scholarly publishing, digital humanities, metadata, information organization, digital libraries, information needs and uses, human-centered computing and user experience, learning analytics, designing games for learning, immersive technologies, and STEM education.

 

The mission of SISLT is to improve the professional practice of information specialists and learning technologists; advance research on information, learning, and performance; disseminate knowledge, products, and services to improve the quality of life for all; and advance the economic well-being of Missouri and the Nation. As a member of the iSchool consortium (http://ischools.org), SISLT faculty share the common fundamental interest in investigating and disseminating knowledge about the relationship between information, people, and technology. Our move to an online format has increased the geographic and racial diversity of our student body, which brings exciting new opportunities for teaching and research, in addition to our research relationships with other academic units within the University of Missouri. 

SISLT offers research space and support through the Allen Institute (http://alleninstitute.missouri.edu), a physical space that for SISLT faculty, staff, and students to engage in research and development activities. The Information Experience Lab (IE Lab) is a usability laboratory in the Allen Institute that conducts research and evaluates technology. The IE Lab provides space and advanced technological equipment for usability testing and information behavior research of websites and software for on-campus, statewide, and global clients. 

About the College: The College of Education is ranked among the top doctoral granting colleges of education in the country. Today, the College has a student population of approximately 1000 undergraduates and 1,600 graduate students, and over 100 faculty. The College is financially well positioned to invest in innovation. Annual expenditures for externally funded projects are approximately $20 million with funded projects in research, instruction and public service. Our research portfolio has increased significantly in recent years, and is poised for continued significant strategic growth. The College is a leader on the campus and is nationally recognized for its distance and online education programs.

About MU and the Surrounding Community: MU is the oldest state university west of the Mississippi River and the largest of the four institutions in the University of Missouri System. In 1867, MU became the first public university in the nation to open a college specific to teacher preparation. Cultural diversity is an important goal supported by the Department, College, and MU. More information is available on the web at: education.missouri.edu

MU is located in Columbia, a metropolitan community of approximately 130,000 that has been rated by Money Magazine, Men's Journal and MSN.COM as one of the best places to live in the U.S. MU has a student body of over 30,000, and is designated as a Carnegie Research University with very high research activity. MU is one of only six universities in the U.S. that is both the flagship and land grant institution housing medicine, veterinary medicine, and law on the same campus. As an AAU member institution since 1908, MU is recognized as one of the top research and educational institutions in the nation.

This position provides an opportunity to work at a world-class research university in a beautiful and diverse setting that offers a high quality of life. There are numerous opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts and Columbia has been recognized as a bike-friendly community. Both Kansas City and St. Louis are within a 90-minute drive offering the shopping and cultural opportunities of major metropolitan areas. Columbia has a very high-quality public school system and provides many opportunities for art, culture, and music enthusiasts.

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experiences and qualifications.

Appointment: Tenure-track, 9-month appointment beginning September 1, 2019

 

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin December 8, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

To Apply: Apply on-line at https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic (Job ID 28424) Upload (a) a letter of application in which you describe the position you are applying for and in detail your qualifications for the position, (b) research statement, (c) 2 sample scholarly artifacts, (d) evidence of experiences in seeking or generating external funding, (e) evidence of teaching effectiveness (course syllabi, student evaluations, chair/advisor/peer reviews) and (f) a diversity statement (professional skills, experience and/or willingness to engage in activities that would enhance campusdiversity and equity efforts), (g) names and contact information for three references in the Attachments section of the application. Your CV must be uploaded in the Resume/CV and Cover Letter section. Please direct any questions to Dr. Jenny Bossaller (bossallerj@missouri.edu), Chair of the Search Committee, 303 Townsend Hall, Columbia MO 65211.

The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer: Women, minorities and disabled individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. To request ADA accommodations, please contact the Dean's Office at 573-882-8524. The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

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Multiple Faculty Positions, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC

The School of Library and Information Sciences (SLIS) at North Carolina Central University invites applications to fill five faculty positions (4 tenure track, assistant or associate rank and 1 clinical, open rank) to begin on July 1, 2019.  SLIS seeks faculty who are committed strongly in library science and information science. At SLIS we prepare our students in our ALA accredited graduate degree program with the leadership, creativity, and technical skills to use the principles of information science and library science to address critical challenges. The faculty appointment is a 9-month position with opportunities for summer employment through teaching, funded research grants or additional administrative service. 

We are looking for faculty who bring expertise in such areas as:

  • Leadership and management of libraries, particularly to support academic librarianship, public librarianship; cataloging, collection development, and reference;
  • Digital youth and school media including youth and adolescent use of digital technologies; digital literacy; news literacy; maker movement;
  • Digital humanities; museum and cultural studies including museum informatics, archives and records management;
  • Health informatics including use of computational tools and methods to explore questions to address healthcare issues;
  • Information systems including information retrieval, data science and analytics, visualization, bibliometrics, artificial intelligence, user experience;
  • Design for digital experiences including in libraries, community anchor institutions, museums and cultural institutions; systems analysis and design, design thinking
  • Information policy and Information and Society; Digital Inclusion;
  • Cloud engineering and network development; Cybersecurity;


The new faculty will join SLIS at a time of tremendous opportunity. The new faculty will join the current faculty to help lead SLIS' strategy to create a distinctive niche nationally, develop new approaches to optimize student enrollment and academic quality, and enhance the school's external recognition. The ideal candidate will be an outstanding scholar with academic or professional roots in library and information science and all other related areas including information systems, media and communication, computer science, digital humanities, digital STEM fields, public policy and public administration, and health informatics. All candidates are required to hold a doctorate from an accredited university by July 1, 2019. 

SLIS is located in Durham, NC. Durham. Durham has a unique mix of rich history, pioneering achievements, and diverse culture. It is located Piedmont area of North Carolina that is home to  the Research Triangle Park, Raleigh and Chapel Hill

Founded in 1910, NCCU, the first public liberal arts institution for African Americans in the nation, also opened its doors to students for library science in 1939. NCCU is a top-ranked HBCU. Since then, the SLIS and NCCU continues to be a first choice, regionally and nationally recognized comprehensive university, while maintaining the historical identity of its liberal arts college roots. 

Today, the University is a comprehensive institution that offers bachelor's and master's degrees, a Juris Doctor and a Ph.D. in Integrated Biosciences. The University also has two major research institutes: the Julius L. Chambers Biomedical/Biotechnology Research Institute (BBRI) and The Golden Leaf Foundation Biomanufacturing Research Institute and Technology Enterprise (BRITE). 

With a strong tradition of teaching, research and service, NCCU prepares students to become global leaders and practitioners who transform communities. True to the University's motto "Truth and Service," NCCU was the first UNC system campus to require community service for graduation. The University competes at the NCAA Division I level and is a member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). NCCU is part of the 17-campus University of North Carolina (UNC) System, which is governed by the UNC Board of Governors. 

SLIS provides graduate education in library and information studies. The SLIS offers two degrees, the Master of Library Science with concentrations in Academic Librarianship, Archives and Records Management, Digital Librarianship, Public Librarianship, School Librarianship (School Media Coordinator), and Special Librarianship; Master of Information Science with concentrations in Strategic Information Management, Networking and Communications and Health Informatics. The SLIS offers joint master's degree programs: Master of Business Administration and Master of Information Sciences; JD and MLS, JD and MIS, Master of Public Administration and MIS, Education Technology and MIS. 

For more information, please contact Dr. Jon Gant, Dean at (919) 530-7585 or jpgant@nccu.edu. Also, you may visit with  two SLIS faculty members, Dr. Eun Young Yoo-Lee (eunyoung@nccu.edu) and Dr. Deborah Swain (dswain@nccu.edu ), at ASIS&T in Vancouver (https://www.alise.org/assets/asist_placement_schedule_2018_20181102.pdf).

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Digital Scholarship Librarian, Falvey Memorial Library, Villanova University, Villanova, PA

Villanova University's Falvey Memorial Library seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, and collaborative professional to lead and grow a dynamic digital scholarship program on campus through partnerships that encourage the exploration and adoption of evolving modes of digital research and pedagogy. 

Reporting to the Associate Director of Research Services and Scholarly Engagement, the Digital Scholarship Librarian serves as the Library's expert on established and emerging digital scholarship trends and tools. 

The successful candidate will also be responsible for outreach, information literacy instruction, research support, and collection development in assigned disciplines and programs. 

For more details and to apply, visit here: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/15167

 

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Discovery and Electronic Resources Librarian, LNDL, Baltimore, MD

The Loyola Notre Dame Library seeks a flexible, innovative librarian with electronic resource management experience to join our Acquisitions unit. The Discovery and Electronic Resources Librarian will manage the life cycle of electronic resources and work collaboratively with units throughout the Library and with USMAI colleagues to provide accurate access to electronic content and improved discoverability for users. 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 Discovery and Electronic Resources Librarian will be a continuous learner who applies expertise developed through work experience and professional development opportunities.

 

The full job description is available on the LNDL website: https://www.lndl.org/about/employment-opportunities

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Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian, Albert S. Cook Library, Towson, MD

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 January 2019. 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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Collections Strategies and Services Librarian, Keene State College, Keene, NH

The Mason Library at Keene State College is seeking a Collections Strategies and Services Librarian (CSS), a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor. The CSS librarian provides leadership, vision, and strategic direction for Mason Library's physical and digital collections in established and emerging formats and media. Mason Library's collections reflect the diversity of the curriculum and of our New Hampshire setting.

 

Position has a start date of August 2019.

 

For more information, and to apply, please visit https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/31337

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Faculty Positions, Emporia State School of Library and Information Management, Emporia, KS

ESU SLIM dean and faculty will be available at the ASIST conference for informal, informational conversations about the following two open tenure-track faculty positions.  If you are planning to attend the conference and would like to speak to us, please email Dean Wooseob Jeong (wjeong1@emporia.edu) to schedule a meeting. 

 

Emporia State University's School of Library and Information Management (SLIM,https://www.emporia.edu/slim/) seeks two new tenure-track faculty members at the assistant professor rank who complements the strengths of our existing faculty and shares our mission to educate successful library and information science professionals with imagination, creativity and innovation.  

 

We especially invite candidates who...

  • Share our vision of embracing an interdisciplinary culture of collaboration and diversity for the common good. 

  • Demonstrate the ability to thrive in an atmosphere of collaboration and collegiality. 

  • Teach and conduct research in one of the following areas (although all research and teaching specializations will be considered):  
          library programsservices, and literature for youth 
          school library programs and services; or 
          information organization and retrieval in libraries, archives, and other information agencies. 

  • Teach and conduct research in one of the following areas (although all research and teaching specializations will be considered):  
          archives, management of libraries and information agencies  

 

 

About ESU & SLIM 

Emporia State University is a regional institution with an emphasis on teaching whose mission is "preparing students for lifelong learning, rewarding careers, and adaptive leadership." It houses the National Teachers Hall of Fame and the National Memorial to Fallen Educators. 

 

The School of Library and Information Management is accredited by the American Library Associationand the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (School Library Licensure.) It is the oldest library school in the western half of the U.S. and offers students a unique blended course delivery model. The SLIM student chapter of the American Library Association, SCALA, earned recognition in 2017 as ALA Student Chapter of the year. 

 

SLIM culture is based on a collegial, cooperative approach to developing and delivering the curriculum, conducting and disseminating research, and serving the school, university, and profession. Our vision is embracing an interdisciplinary culture of collaboration and diversity for the common good. 

 

SLIM offers masters and doctoral degrees in library and information management. Classes are delivered in spring, summer, and fall semesters in blended and online formats to cohorts of students located in Denver, CO; Emporia, KS; Overland Park, KS; Portland, OR; Salt Lake City, UT; and Sioux Falls, SD. Faculty are based in Emporia, KS and travel to teaching sites in these locations for intensive, face-to-face weekend classes. Faculty have opportunities to work with both masters and doctoral students, and to shape the evolution of our degree programs.  

 

Regional Directors in all cohort locations provide professional student advising and assist faculty with technology and other forms of classroom support. All admissions, advising, curriculum, and classroom policies are governed by the faculty.  

 

Responsibilities 

All SLIM faculty are expected to teach at least two courses in the core curriculum: LI801 Foundations of Library and Information Science, LI802 Information Seeking Behavior and Reference Services, LI804 Organization of Information, LI805 Management and Information Organizations, LI810 Research in Library and Information Science, and LI855 Collection Development and Management; and technology requirement courses: LI 815: Information Technology, LI 843: Web Design and DevelopmentLI 844: Database Design.  

 

Teaching assignments are part of faculty members' 9-month contract and usually include teaching ninecredit hours in the fall semester and nine credit hours in the spring semester. Faculty do not usually travel out of state more than twice a semester. Opportunities exist for teaching online elective courses in summer. 

 

All SLIM faculty are expected to have or develop a clearly articulated a research agenda.  

 

All SLIM faculty are expected to participate in service to the school, the university, and the profession. 

 

Qualifications  

  • A doctorate in library/information studies or a related discipline is required. (ABD with an anticipated summer 201or earlier graduation date is also acceptable.) 

  • Recent teaching and/or research expertise in at least one of the SLIM core curriculum areas is preferred. 

  • Experience teaching with a course management program, such as Canvas, is preferred. 

  • Experience working in libraries or in archives is preferred.  

 

 

About Emporia 

Emporia, population 25,000, is located in the beautiful Flint Hills area of Kansas. Emporia combines the attributes of small-town living with easy access to several major metropolitan areas and airportsTopeka (60 miles), Lawrence (80 miles), Wichita (90 miles), and Kansas City (115 miles.). Affordable real estate, low cost of living, a high-quality K-12 school district, low crime rate, numerous lakes and recreational facilities, and cultural events associated with ESU and the surrounding communities contribute to an attractive lifestyle.

 

To apply 

Submit electronic copies (in .pdf or MS Word formats) of the letter of application; current curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; research agenda; unofficial transcripts; and names, email addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references to Dr. Sarah W. Sutton, chair of the search committee, via email to ssutton3@emporia.edu 

 

An AA/EEO institution, Emporia State University encourages minorities and women to apply. Background check required.  www.emporia.edu 

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Faculty Positions, College of Computing & Informatics, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

The College of Computing & Informatics at Drexel University (http://drexel.edu/cci) seeks candidates with intellectual curiosity as well as technical & domain knowledge that can be translated into curriculum design, program vision, and overall teaching and scholarship. Candidates must be able to work with individuals across a spectrum of disciplines both internal and external to the College. We recognize that our success is founded upon the ambition and determination of our faculty, staff, and students. From our innovative research to our world-class education, we are passionate and excited about our endeavors as we look to the betterment of our students, and our community.

 

The Department of Information Science in CCI currently seeks applications to the following open-rank faculty positions: 

  1. Tenure-track faculty in Human-Centered Computing (HCC). We seek an interdisciplinary, world-class scholar with expertise and training in HCI/ User Experience and have a track record or potential to conduct domain-specific HCI research and to collaborate with others for large-scale research proposals. We are particularly interested in candidates who can cross disciplinary boundaries to collaborate with researchers in AI, Privacy and Security, Ubiquitous Computing and other research areas.

  1. Tenure-track faculty in the broad area of Digital Content Management (DCM). We seek candidates with strong technical skills and solid domain knowledge to conduct large-scale digital content projects that will solve significant social and practical problems. Candidates with a background in semantic technologies, semantic content analysis, Web-based content analysis, digital stewardship and enterprise content management are strongly encouraged to apply.

  1. Teaching faculty in Data Science (two positions). For the first position, we seek a leader and innovator for data science education who will help to bridge the College's data science curricula to industry demands and promote data science to a wide audience. For the second position, we seek an expert in one or more areas of data science who can teach a variety of courses in both of BSDS and MSDS curricula.

  1. Teaching faculty in Cybersecurity. We seek candidates to teach and develop security-related courses. Candidates should have background in or knowledge of cybersecurity, cloud security, computer forensics, ethical hacking, or applied cryptography. Candidates with relevant industry experience in security or cybersecurity technology are highly desirable.

 

Drexel is a private university committed to research with real-world applications. The University has over 24,000 students in 15 colleges and schools and offers about 200 degree programs. It also has one of the largest and best-known cooperative education programs in the country, with over 1,600 co-op employers. Drexel's main campus is located on Philadelphia's "Avenue of Technology" in the University City District and at the hub of the academic, cultural and historical resources of the nation's sixth largest metropolitan region. The College of Computing & Informatics is comprised of approximately 60 faculty and 2,000 students.

 

Evaluation of applications will be conducted on a rolling basis; however, applicants should apply by January 15, 2019 for full consideration. To be considered, apply at Evaluation of applications will be conducted on a rolling basis; however, applicants should apply by January 15, 2019 for full consideration. To be considered, apply at http://apply.interfolio.com/57429.

 

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, letters of reference, and brief statements describing the applicant's research program and teaching interests. Electronic submissions in PDF format are required.

 

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The College of Computing & Informatics is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will be contingent upon the University's acceptance of the results of the background investigation.

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Student Success Librarian, California State University, Fresno, Fresno, CA

First Year Student Success Librarian, California State University, Fresno

The  seeks a creative, flexible, team oriented, and technologically savvy individual to join our faculty in developing and providing user-focused library services that support teaching, research, and student success. This full-time, tenure-track librarian will promote the success of first year and transfer students and serve as liaison to campus units which focus on first year programs, student success, and retention. (e.g., Summer Bridge, Upward Bound, First Year Writing Program, University 1). The individual in this position will also coordinate the Library's presence at student orientations and events relating to first year and transfer students. This position will provide an excellent opportunity to explore a variety of directions for professional growth and development. This position is expected to plan and carry out experimental and innovative activities which will be a mix of instructional activities and outreach, providing the right candidate with exciting opportunities to try new things and create new programming.

Required Education: An MLS from an ALA accredited library school/institution (or equivalent). Applicants nearing completion of the MLS degree may be considered; however, degree must be completed prior to hire date.

Required Experience:

  1. Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds;
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of, or experience with, information literacy and instruction, student learning outcomes, active learning, and the design and delivery of instruction using traditional classroom. methods and current/emerging technologies and pedagogy;
  3. Evidence of excellent communication and presentation skills;
  4. Documentation of strong public service orientation and proficiency in all modes of reference service and research consultation with diverse user groups.

Review of applications will begin on December 7, 2018.  Visit http://jobs.fresnostate.edu for the complete vacancy announcement and information on how to apply. California State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


Please direct questions and comments to search committee chair: Chris Langer, clanger@mail.fresnostate.edu, 559-278-8152

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Big Data/Computational Social Science, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Open Rank, Open Department Big Data/Computational Social Science Faculty Position

Open Date: Oct 15, 2018; Application Link: http://apply.interfolio.com/56639

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Oklahoma invites applications from energetic, enterprising Big Data/Computational Social Science scholars for an open rank, tenured/tenure track faculty position. This search is part of a cluster hire in the new Data Scholarship Program (DSP).

The DSP is designed to support data science, data analytics, statistics, computational social science, and digital humanities across the university community. This position will play an integral role in the growth and development of the DSP.

Candidates from a broad range of social science and social science-related disciplines are encouraged to apply (including, but not limited to: African and African-American Studies, Anthropology, Communication, Economics, Library and Information Studies, Native American Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, and Sociology).

The position will begin in August 2019. The teaching load will be dependent upon the usual teaching load of hiring department.

The successful candidate is expected to become a leader within a highly collaborative interdisciplinary research and teaching community. We are looking for a social scientist doing innovative work (i.e., machine learning, text analysis, network analysis, data visualization, etc.) and/or utilizing novel datasets (linked, messy, unstructured, in-the-wild, real-time, or based on novel collection methods) that will magnify existing OU strengths. The ideal candidate should be fluent in emerging areas of Big Data social sciences, such as high-dimensional models and the use of "online field experiments;" acquiring "data in the wild" or using unconventional data sources to investigate human behavior or perceptions; and/or developing innovative data collection techniques or statistical methods. Successful candidates will be expected to apply for extramural funding, including participating in collaborative proposals, such as from the DoD, NSF, and NIH, and private sources.

This hire will address critical needs of OU students for additional training in data analytics and data-driven research, from introductory to advanced levels, to meet the high and growing demand for a work force with data-related skills, particularly those who can ground their analyses in core areas of interest to social scientists. We are looking for teaching expertise in the areas of: basic computing for social scientists, advanced courses in the substantive domain of the candidate, and courses in quantitative analyses and statistical methodologies.

Required Qualifications

  • A doctoral degree in a social science or any related discipline.
  • An established, active, and productive research program.
  • Experience with computational tools and/or "Big Data" methods for analyzing and/or visualizing data.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge and skills essential to Big Data/computational social science project development and completion, including but not limited to skills related to developing and managing large or non- conventional datasets, machine or statistical learning and/or causal inference, data analysis and visualization, and/or mining textual, visual, or aural data.
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching that engages students in Big Data/computational social science skill development.
  • Application of large datasets or data science methods to address questions of interest in the social sciences.
  • A sustained research program and a record of top-tier, peer-reviewed or other high-impact scholarly publications.
  • Experience with collaborative, cross-disciplinary research and a record of extramural funding.
  • Leadership in research, instruction, and/or service.

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Oklahoma offers an excellent benefits program. For further information please access the Human Resources website at http://hr.ou.edu/.

The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensive public research university known for excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement, serving the educational, cultural, economic and health-care needs of the state, region, and nation from three campuses: Norman, Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City and the Schusterman Center in Tulsa. OU enrolls over 30,000 students and has more than 2700 full-time faculty members in 21 colleges. In 2014, OU became the first public institution ever to rank #1 nationally in the recruitment of National Merit Scholars, with 311 scholars and now boasts a 92% student retention rate. The University is home to the Carl Albert Center, the Center for Applied Social Research, the Center for Risk and Crisis Management, the National Institute for Risk and Resilience, and renowned natural history and art museums. The 277-acre Research Campus in Norman was named the No. I research campus in the nation by the Association of Research Parks in 2013. The University of Oklahoma's beautiful, bustling campus is nestled in the heart of Norman, the state's third largest city, located just south of Oklahoma City. Norman combines the charm of a college town, the sophistication of a cosmopolitan city and the history and culture of the American West. With outstanding schools, amenities, and a low cost of living, Norman is a perennial contender on the "Best Places to Live" rankings. With a cost of living close to 15 percent less than the national average, Norman is a very affordable city. In fall 2014, Time ranked Norman the "least expensive city to raise children." For more information visit: http://soonerway.ou.edu and http://www.ou.edu/flipbook.

Application Instructions Applications should be submitted to http://apply.interfolio.com/56639 on ByCommittee and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae; three letters of reference; a statement of research interests and how the candidate would contribute to research and teaching in the development of a data scholarship program.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions about the position may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Carol L Silva at clsilva@ou.edu.

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Faculty, College of Communication and Information, Kent State University, Kent, OH

Full-Time Tenure Track Faculty in Communication and Information

The College of Communication and Information at Kent State University invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track and/or tenured position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor in one of the following areas: web development/programming, emerging media or human-computer interaction.

This position is one of eight new interdisciplinary faculty lines in the College of Communication and Information (CCI) and will be a joint appointment between the School of Digital Sciences (https://www.kent.edu/dsci) and one other school within the college, depending on the successful candidate's disciplinary background: the School of Communication Studies (https://www.kent.edu/comm), the School of Information (https://www.kent.edu/iSchool), the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (https://www.kent.edu/jmc) or the School of Visual Communication Design (https://www.kent.edu/vcd).

The School of Digital Sciences is a cutting-edge, interdisciplinary school designed to train tomorrow's digital leaders. Students learn from faculty drawn from programs across campus and receive broad foundational knowledge in digital technologies - hardware, software, web programming, management, analysis and data science. Academic programs include undergraduate and master's degrees as well as the interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Communication and Information.

CCI is the only college in the nation that combines digital sciences, design, media, information science, and communication in one interdisciplinary college. CCI and its schools offer a supportive and collaborative environment that values both teaching and research/creative activity.

This new faculty member will teach in our undergraduate and graduate programs and conduct research and/or produce creative/professional projects - whichever is appropriate to the candidate's area of expertise and home discipline. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to develop curriculum in his/her specialization area.

We are particularly interested in candidates with knowledge and expertise in at least one of the following areas:

Web Programming/Development:
Proficient in HTML/CSS, Javascript, templating languages (for example, Twig), preprocessors (for example, SASS), task runners (for example, Gulp or Grunt), other languages and frameworks used in web development (for example, Ruby, React, PHP, etc.), website testing and version control.

Emerging Media:
Experience developing interactive or immersive media, published video games, and innovative mobile development. Proficient in Maya, Zbrush, Unreal UDK and Unity. Experience with asset development, pipelines, event scripting, particle effects, animation. Languages such as C++, Python, Blueprints, and Java is a plus. Experience with film and/or television, 360 video, augmented reality, and virtual reality is a plus.

 

Human Computer Interaction:
Experience in human computer interaction, artificial/augmented intelligence, human robot/machine interaction, and ubiquitous computing as well as in affiliated areas such as machine learning and deep learning algorithms employed to understand problems and create solutions.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

A terminal degree in a related discipline or a minimum of 8 years professional experience related to the candidate's field of expertise. The successful candidate will have a proven research record or a proven record of creative activity or evidence of significant professional experience; evidence of teaching excellence, if the candidate has prior university teaching experience; and a willingness and ability to advise, mentor, and teach undergraduate and graduate students. The ability to secure external funding is preferred, although not required.

KENT STATE

Kent State is a comprehensive graduate and undergraduate, residential, Carnegie Doctoral Research Extensive University. Founded in 1910, the university is the third largest in Ohio, with an enrollment of approximately 39,000 students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. The Chronicle of Higher Education identifies Kent State as one of the Great Colleges to Work For (2017). The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching ranks Kent State among the nation's top 74 public high-research universities, and U.S. News & World Report ranks Kent State in the coveted top-tier of Best Colleges (2018).

Kent is a small but vibrant college-town with close proximity to the cultural, dining, and professional sports activities of major cities, along with the recreational opportunities of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the many lakes in the region.

To apply, visit our jobsite and upload the following items: Letter of interest, curriculum vita and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. We expect an employment start date of August 2019. 

Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer / Disabled / Veterans

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Multiple Faculty Positions, Simmons School of Library and Information Science, Boston, MA

Three tenure-track faculty positions at

Simmons School of Library and Information Science

 

Simmons University's School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) seeks outstanding scholars and teachers to fill three tenure-track faculty positions to start in Fall 2019. Simmons SLIS prepares students for inspired service, advocacy, and leadership in library and information science, archives, school libraries, and children's services. Simmons SLIS is dedicated to hiring faculty that will enhance diversity through their research, teaching, and service. We value candidates who bring a variety of backgrounds and experiences to our community in order to develop principles of equity, inclusion, and social justice in our students and to fully prepare our graduates to work effectively in the global environment.

Located in Boston's historic Fenway area, Simmons University is a small, private, non-sectarian university that has educated students for enriching careers and purposeful lives since 1899. Today, Simmons serves nearly 2,000 students in a women-centered undergraduate program and nearly 5,000 students in coeducational graduate programs. Simmons recently achieved university designation and embarked on an academic redesign to create four interdisciplinary colleges, including the College of Organizational, Computational, and Information Sciences, of which SLIS is the largest division. Working at Simmons means joining a collaborative, diverse, mission-driven community of educators and professionals. The School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) is one of the oldest programs at Simmons University, having opened in 1902. Today, the MS in Library and Information Science has over 700 students on two campuses and online, and additional students in our PhD program. The MS degree program is a top-ranked program in U.S. News & World Reports. Graduates of our program hail from every state in the United States and over 80 countries.

The successful candidates will join a faculty with a strong commitment to students' success and with diverse research interests. The SLIS vision "imagines an interconnected world with a diverse and engaged citizenry empowered by information, cultural heritage, and technology; in which the information disciplines and creativity improve lives; and where literature, knowledge, and collective wisdom are preserved and celebrated." All qualified candidates are invited to apply, and we are particularly seeking applications from candidates with experience or research interests in one or more of the following areas:

  • Archives Appraisal, Management, Outreach and Advocacy
  • Digital Curation and Preservation
  • Information Organization & Retrieval
  • Information Policy
  • Library Management and Leadership
  • User Experience and Human Computer Interaction
    • User Services

Candidates will be expected to teach, conduct research, contribute to curriculum development, and provide service to the School, the University, and the information professions. Experience in designing and delivering online courses is highly desirable. Opportunities to teach include undergraduate, master's, and doctoral level courses face-to-face in Boston and at the SLIS West program at the Mount Holyoke College campus in South Hadley, Massachusetts, as well as online.

Requirements: Applicants must hold or expect to complete a doctoral degree in library and information science, information studies, or an appropriately related field, ideally by August 2019. We seek colleagues who can demonstrate excellence in teaching, have a viable research agenda, and show the potential for leadership in scholarship and professional service.

For further information, please contact the Faculty Search Committee Chair, Dr. Lisa Hussey at lisa.hussey2@simmons.edu. You can also reach out to SLIS faculty members who will be attending ASIS&T AM19 in Vancouver.

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

Scholarly Repository Librarian

Assistant or Associate University Librarian

 

The University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries seeks an innovative and user-focused professional to serve in a position of Scholarly Repository Librarian, a 12-month tenure track Library Faculty position in the Digital Partnerships & Strategies Department in the Technology and Support Services tenure home.

 

The Scholarly Repository Librarian will provide leadership for the full range of scholarly repository services, including seeking out ways to leverage the UF Institutional Repository (IR@UF) as a hosting and preservation system and as an incubator for new scholarly digital collections and digital scholarship projects. Working in collaboration with university partners and vendors, the librarian will seek to expand institutional repository services in support of scholarly publication and Open Access activities, such as Electronic Theses and Dissertations, Open Journal Systems, and the Digital Object Identifiers program. In order to support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the Scholarly Repository 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.

 

As a faculty member at the University of Florida, the Scholarly Repository 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 library encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions and in these duties the Scholarly Repository Librarian will serve on various library committees and teams.

 

The search will remain open until December 11, 2018, review of applications will begin on November 12, 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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Assistant/Associate Professor, School of Information at Pratt Institute, New York, NY

Location: New York, NY

Open Date: Oct 12, 2018
Description
The School of Information at Pratt Institute (iSchool) seeks a full-time tenure-track assistant or associate professor to begin Fall 2019 who will support the teaching and research related to our Master of Science program in Information Experience Design. The prospective faculty member will teach courses such as Information Architecture and Interaction Design, Mobile UX, Visual Design, Advanced Design Research, and develop/revise courses as needed. The successful candidate's research and teaching will make connections to arts, culture and technology, which is part of the mission of the school.
Areas of Specialization (one or more of the following areas are sought):
  • Information Architecture
  • Interaction Design
  • Mobile UX
  • Emotional Design and Affective Computing
  • Voice User Interfaces (VUI)
  • Design Thinking
  • Service Design
  • Designing for new interaction modalities and contexts (wearables, VR/AR, etc.)
Located on Pratt's Manhattan campus, the School of Information is committed to building diversity in our curriculum and among our faculty, students and staff and seek applicants who can contribute to meeting these goals.
 
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Teach three 3-credit courses per semester (fall and spring), with the first year at a reduced load (2 courses per semester).
  • Develop new courses and revise existing courses in area of specialization through work with the School Curriculum Committee.
  • Develop and maintain a coherent research agenda that addresses current questions and issues in the field.
  • Within field of specialization, be an active researcher able to produce a sustained record of research and publication in peer-reviewed journals and present peer-reviewed papers at conferences on a regular basis.
  • Serve on faculty, School and Institute committees, participate in related school activities, and provide service to the profession.
  • Serve as an advisor to iSchool students.
  • Contribute to the life of the school.
 
Qualifications
An earned doctorate in Human/Computer Interaction (HCI), Information Science, Human-Centered Design, or a related field. Teaching experience at the college level is required. 
SALARY and RANK are commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application Instructions
Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statements on research and teaching, and a list of names and contact information for three academic references via the Pratt website (https://apply.interfolio.com/56617).
Review of applications will begin December 3, 2018.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, marital or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Pratt Institute recognizes and values the benefits of a diverse workforce.

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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Data, Code, and Information Technology, University of Washington Information School, Seattle, WA

The University of Washington Information School is seeking one or more creative and energetic individuals to design and teach leading-edge educational experiences in data, code, and IT. Successful candidates will love teaching and mentoring students. They will have deep technical knowledge in one or more areas, and will want to join iSchool faculty and students in applying information technology to make the world a better place. This is an amazing opportunity to add your voice and technical skills to a diverse, intellectually stimulating, and multi-disciplinary environment.

In this search we are especially interested in individuals with technical expertise in one or more of the following areas (listed alphabetically):

  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science
  • Databases (relational and non-relational)
  • Full-stack Web Development
  • Information Visualization
  • Mobile App Development
  • Networking
  • Software Engineering

The successful candidate will join a broad-based, inclusive Information School that offers multiple degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate level and is committed to the values of leadership, innovation, and diversity. The iSchool's undergraduate major and minor in Informatics have grown to be among the most popular and most competitive programs at UW, and this individual will be a key contributor to their ongoing success.

Lecturing faculty are an integral part of the faculty of the iSchool. We provide mentorship, a career path, and opportunities for leadership in the school. This is a full-time appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. This position includes faculty voting rights but is not tenure eligible. The University of Washington is on the quarter system (fall, winter, spring) and lecturing faculty typically teach two courses per quarter (6 courses over 9 months) with summers off. Opportunities for summer teaching are often available. University of Washington lecturing faculty engage in teaching, mentorship, and service. Research is supported and encouraged, but not required.

The University of Washington is a vibrant crucible of inclusive research and community outreach, situated between the Puget Sound and Lake Washington, in the city of Seattle, on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples. Seattle is a rapidly growing, dynamic, and diverse metropolitan area. 

The UW Information School is dedicated to hiring faculty that will enhance diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their research (as applicable), teaching, and service. As information systems and institutions serve increasingly diverse and global constituencies, it is vital to understand the ways in which differences in gender, class, race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, national and cultural boundaries, national origin, worldview, intellectual origin, and other identities can both divide us and offer us better ways of thinking and working. The Information School faculty are committed to preparing professionals who work in an increasingly diverse and global society by promoting equity and justice for all individuals, actively working to eliminate barriers and obstacles created by institutional discrimination.

Applicants may find further information about the Information School at ischool.uw.edu.

Qualifications: The appointment is at the rank of Lecturer Full-time, or Senior Lecturer Full-time commensurate with qualifications and experience. The anticipated start is January 1 to September 1 2019. Applicants coming from industry must minimally have a bachelor's degree and 3 years of experience in a technical role. Applicants from academia must minimally have a bachelor's degree and experience teaching at least one course as either the lead or assistant instructor. A master's degree or Ph.D. are desirable but not required. Prior teaching experience or demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching is highly desired of all candidates. 

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to candidates who apply by November 15, 2018. Other applications will be reviewed beginning on the 15th of each month until finalists are chosen. Select candidates will be invited for campus visits. 

The initial application package must include a resume or CV, a cover letter, and a diversity statement (see below). Short-listed candidates will later be asked to do a live teaching demonstration, submit a teaching statement, and will be contacted for letters of reference. If appropriate, instructions will be provided at the appropriate time. 

Please note: The cover letter is important. Drawing on your background, please tell us how you will design and teach leading-edge educational experiences in data, code, and IT and why you are interested in a teaching position at the Information School.

*iSchool Diversity Statement Guidelines

Diversity is a core value of the Information School. We are working to create more equitable opportunities for underrepresented groups to participate in university life in research and teaching, across ranks, and among faculty, students, and staff. The Diversity Statement provides an opportunity for applicants to reflect on how they and their approach to research, teaching, and/or service examines, identifies, and/or will contribute to positive social change that supports people who represent differences in gender, class, race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, national and cultural boundaries, national origin, worldview, intellectual origin, ability, and other identities. We invite you to be reflective and describe where you stand to learn and grow with regard to issues of diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice, and your potential to mentor and educate students who will serve diverse populations. In short, we would like to know, what does "diversity" in academic teaching, service, and research mean to you?

For your reference please consult the UW iSchool's diversity web pages: http://ischool.uw.edu/about/diversity/statement

Equal Opportunity Statement for Employment 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/).

Additionally, the University's Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member's academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).

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Assistant Professor, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan

Position Title: Full-Time Assistant Professor (or above) of Library and Information Science

There is now a job opening for a full-time assistant professor of Library and Information Science. The job can be found on this website: https://ppt.cc/fBdvDx 

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Assistant Professor, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS

Emporia State University's School of Library and Information Management (SLIM, https://www.emporia.edu/slim/) seeks a new tenure-track faculty member at the assistant professor rank who complements the strengths of our existing faculty and shares our mission to educate successful library and information science professionals with imagination, creativity and innovation.  

 

We especially invite candidates who... 

  • Share our vision of embracing an interdisciplinary culture of collaboration and diversity for the common good. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to thrive in an atmosphere of collaboration and collegiality. 
  • Teach and conduct research in one of the following areas (although all research and teaching specializations will be considered): archives, management of libraries and information agencies  

 

About ESU & SLIM 

Emporia State University is a regional institution with an emphasis on teaching whose mission is "preparing students for lifelong learning, rewarding careers, and adaptive leadership." It houses the National Teachers Hall of Fame and the National Memorial to Fallen Educators. 

The School of Library and Information Management is accredited by the American Library Associationand the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (School Library Licensure.) It is the oldest library school in the western half of the U.S. and offers students a unique blended course delivery model. The SLIM student chapter of the American Library Association, SCALA, earned recognition in 2017 as ALA Student Chapter of the year. 

 

SLIM culture is based on a collegial, cooperative approach to developing and delivering the curriculum, conducting and disseminating research, and serving the school, university, and profession. Our vision is embracing an interdisciplinary culture of collaboration and diversity for the common good. 

 

SLIM offers masters and doctoral degrees in library and information management. Classes are delivered in spring, summer, and fall semesters in blended and online formats to cohorts of students located in Denver, CO; Emporia, KS; Overland Park, KS; Portland, OR; Salt Lake City, UT; and Sioux Falls, SD. Faculty are based in Emporia, KS and travel to teaching sites in these locations for intensive, face-to-face weekend classes. Faculty have opportunities to work with both masters and doctoral students, and to shape the evolution of our degree programs.  

 

Regional Directors in all cohort locations provide professional student advising and assist faculty with technology and other forms of classroom support. All admissions, advising, curriculum, and classroom policies are governed by the faculty.  

 

Responsibilities 

All SLIM faculty are expected to teach at least two courses in the core curriculum: LI801 Foundations of Library and Information Science, LI802 Information Seeking Behavior and Reference Services, LI804 Organization of Information, LI805 Management and Information Organizations, LI810 Research in Library and Information Science, and LI855 Collection Development and Management; and technology requirement courses: LI 815: Information Technology, LI 843: Web Design and Development, LI 844: Database Design.  

 

Teaching assignments are part of faculty members' 9-month contract and usually include teaching ninecredit hours in the fall semester and nine credit hours in the spring semester. Faculty do not usually travel out of state more than twice a semester. Opportunities exist for teaching online elective courses in summer. 

 

All SLIM faculty are expected to have or develop a clearly articulated a research agenda.  

 

All SLIM faculty are expected to participate in service to the school, the university, and the profession. 

 

Qualifications

  • A doctorate in library/information studies or a related discipline is required. (ABD with an anticipated summer 2019 or earlier graduation date is also acceptable.) 
  • Recent teaching and/or research expertise in at least one of the SLIM core curriculum areas is preferred. 
  • Experience teaching with a course management program, such as Canvas, is preferred. 
  • Experience working in libraries or in archives is preferred.  

 

 

About Emporia 

Emporia, population 25,000, is located in the beautiful Flint Hills area of Kansas. Emporia combines the attributes of small-town living with easy access to several major metropolitan areas and airports:Topeka (60 miles), Lawrence (80 miles), Wichita (90 miles), and Kansas City (115 miles.). Affordable real estate, low cost of living, a high-quality K-12 school district, low crime rate, numerous lakes and recreational facilities, and cultural events associated with ESU and the surrounding communities contribute to an attractive lifestyle.  

 

 

To apply 

Submit electronic copies (in .pdf or MS Word formats) of the letter of application; current curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; research agenda; unofficial transcripts; and names, email addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references to Dr. Sarah W. Sutton, chair of the search committee, via email to ssutton3@emporia.edu.  

 

An AA/EEO institution, Emporia State University encourages minorities and women to apply. Background check required.  www.emporia.edu 

 

Review of applications will begin on November 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

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Assistant Professor, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Assistant Professor

College of Information Studies, University of Maryland

 

Best Consideration Date: 11/21/2018

 

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park (Maryland's iSchool), invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with a focus on youth digital practices and emerging literacies. We seek a candidate whose work complements and extends the College's theoretical and methodological traditions in informal learning contexts. Though not required, we especially encourage candidates who study informal contexts with younger populations (i.e., children from birth to 13) to apply. The successful candidate will teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, engage in an active program of high-impact research, provide research advising to students at all levels, and engage in service to the profession and shared governance within the university.

 

The successful candidate will conduct research and teaching at the intersection of two or more of these disciplines: library science, learning sciences, Human-Computer Interaction, or information science. Examples of topics of interest for this position include youth digital practices, design of learning experiences, design of technology, assessment of informal learning, youth development, family learning, play-based learning, early digital literacy development, equity and justice; candidates with interests in other related topics are also encouraged to apply. Similarly, we encourage applicants who leverage a range of disciplinary methodologies and theories in their work, including, but not limited to critical race theory, large-scale data analytics, and ethnographic approaches.

 

Position Duties/Responsibilities:

This is a tenure-track appointment. Tenure-track faculty are on a 9-month appointment, with possible opportunities for summer teaching and research and collaboration with other faculty in the College. Tenure-track assistant professors are hired for 3 years, with potential renewal for three more years and tenure. Salary and benefits are competitive based upon qualifications and experience.

 

For this position, the successful candidate will be involved in:

  • Developing and implementing research projects as well as disseminating research results and impacts
  • Designing and developing curricula related to youth-related courses and programs
  • Crafting exceptional research and educational experiences for students
  • Taking leadership roles in the College and relevant professional communities, particularly related to program and curriculum development
  • Participating fully in faculty governance of the College and the University
  • Contributing to a vibrant community of scholars and teachers at a top-ranked iSchools through research, consulting, and/or outreach effort.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D degree earned at the time of appointment
  • Peer-reviewed research relevant to youth digital practices and emerging literacies, or related areas.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recognized for notable research projects, peer-reviewed publications, or other scholarly contributions related to youth digital practices and emerging literacies, or related topics
  • Teaching experience in courses related to library science, learning sciences, Human-Computer Interaction, information science, education, or a related field
  • A record or vision for securing external funding
  • Demonstrated dedication and service in academia, professional organizations, and research communities.

 

Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C.  This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and a myriad of research entities is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound in the nation's capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and the world.  The university's College of Information Studies is one of the largest and fastest growing Information Schools in the world, with a highly dynamic undergraduate program, recognized excellence in three Masters programs (in Library and Information Science, Information Management, and Human-Computer Interaction), and a large and diverse doctoral program. The Youth eXperience (YX) Lab at the College brings together researchers from various disciplinary traditions to create digital learning experiences and promote positive orientation toward STEAM learning for underserved youth, and develop research-practice partnerships with champions in communities that support and empower youth to be engaged participants in their communities. The College is also the home to Kidsteam, an inter-generational design team that brings together children, researchers, and technologists to design technologies that support children's learning and play. Faculty in the College conduct research on a broad range of important areas at the intersection of people, information and technology, including, for example, youth and school librarianship, life-relevant learning, emerging digital literacies, information seeking behavior, policy and ethics, social justice, and archives and records management. 

 

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, as well as admissions.

 

Hiring and appointment is subject to College and University approval.

 

To apply you will need to provide:

  • A letter of interest that clearly describes your background and expertise in the area, and the specific contributions you would make to the iSchool and the University of Maryland
  • Your CV
  • A list of 3 professional references. For each reference include the person's title, institution, contact information (including phone number and e-mail address), the capacity in which you know (or have known) this person, and how long you have known this person
  • A statement of your teaching philosophy
  • A statement of your research philosophy

 

To apply please use the UMD ejobs link: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/64139

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Senior Reference Librarian & Instruction Coordinator, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT

Senior Reference Librarian & Instruction Coordinator

 

The DiMenna-Nyselius Library invites applications from results-oriented, flexible, self-motivated librarians who have an enthusiasm for teaching and technology, and the ability to collaborate with colleagues in a goal-oriented library team. The position includes occasional evening and weekend hours.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides leadership in the development, implementation, promotion, and assessment of the Library's information literacy program. Provides reference service. Coordinates and participates in the Library Partnership program.

 

REQUIREMENTS: A graduate degree in Library & Information Science (MLS or equivalent) from an ALA accredited program. Two or more years professional academic library experience. Reference service experience. Teaching experience using active learning techniques and a demonstrated ability to plan educational programs. Demonstrated competence in using current technologies and multimedia tools in the creative design and delivery of instruction. Interest in marketing, outreach, and promotion of library services. Must be well organized, and able to meet deadlines and multiple demands. Demonstrated ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, to a variety of audiences. Creative approach to the development of new services; commitment to responsive and innovative service is essential.

 

HIGHLY DESIRABLE: Second Master's degree.

 

CAMPUS AND LIBRARY:  Fairfield University is a co-educational, comprehensive Jesuit university with a 200-acre campus located along the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT.  The University is comprised of approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students pursuing degrees within 5 schools: The College of Arts and Sciences, The Charles F. Dolan School of Business, The School of Engineering, The Marion Peckham Egan School Of Nursing & Health Studies, and The Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions. All schools of the university are committed to a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging interdisciplinary learning and fostering ethical and religious values. The DiMenna-Nyselius Library provides innovative services and access to almost 1 million volumes in a state-of-the-art building that is highly-rated in student surveys.

 

TO APPLY: To submit your resume, cover letter, names/contact information of three references, and employment application, please go to http://www.fairfield.edu/jobs, click on Employment Opportunities, then the position you wish to apply for, and follow the online application instructions. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, Veterans, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability. The salary exceeds the Connecticut Library Association minimum.

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Repository Manager, University of Connecticut Library, Storrs, CT

https://lib.uconn.edu/about/employment-opportunities/

Repository Manager

Job ID: 2019083
Rank: University Librarian II (UCP VII)
Area: University Archives, Special Collections & Digital Curation

The UConn Library is seeking a creative and innovative digital information and preservation professional to manage UConn's long-term digital repository and the Connecticut Digital Archive (CTDA). The CTDA (https://ctdigitalarchive.org) is a statewide digital preservation repository headquartered at UConn, serving more than 40 cultural heritage institutions and preserving more than 1 million objects. As the principal point of contact between content managers and the repository both inside and outside the University, the Repository Manager works with a diverse set of stakeholders and collaborators to create the public face of the repository and creatively develop and implement new tools and programs to attract and train users and to support user services.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Repository Manager is responsible for planning, developing, implementing, and configuring user-facing tools and information resources for the repository program that relate to management, metadata, content, and training. Working with the software support vendor, University ITS, and other stakeholders, the Repository Manager collaborates in creating and setting development priorities for the digital repository program and is responsible for the maintenance of policy/procedure documents relating to content and participant administration. The Repository Manager creates and provides training materials, workshops, etc. to disseminate information about services and processes. The Repository Manager reports to the Head of Archives & Special Collections who has general responsibility for the digital preservation program.

Minimum Qualifications 

  1. Master's degree from an ALA accredited program with a concentration in a field relevant to the position, such as archives, library/information science, or records management.
  2. A minimum of three years' experience managing digital content in an academic or cultural heritage setting.
  3. Working knowledge of OAIS repositories and information packages.
  4. Working knowledge of MODS and DC metadata schemas.
  5. Demonstrated ability to create and implement training and educational programming for digital library programs.
  6. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of content owners and technologists.
  7. Demonstrated ability to work independently, provide and respond to feedback, and meet deadlines.

 

Preferred Qualifications 

  1. Experience with Islandora repository management software.
  2. Experience with Drupal.
  3. Experience with Fedora Commons repository software.
  4. Advanced knowledge of metadata schemas such as MODS and DC.
  5. Experience with scripting, regular expressions and/or other data manipulation techniques.
  6. MLS with concentration in digital preservation or digital content management. 

 

Appointment Terms

This is a full time position based in Storrs with an anticipated start date of November, 2018. The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn and a highly desirable work environment. Salary is dependent upon education, qualifications, and experience. 

 

To Apply

Applications must be submitted online using UConn Jobs at http://www.jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions. (reference search #2019083) and include a cover letterdetailed resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Nominations and inquiries should be sent in confidence to Ellen Silbermann at ellen.silbermann@uconn.edu. To ensure full consideration, inquiries and applications should be submitted by October 21, 2018. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2019083)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on October 21, 2018.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

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Assistant Professor, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Assistant Professor

College of Information Studies, University of Maryland

 

Best Consideration Date: 11/21/2018

 

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park (Maryland's iSchool), invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with a focus on youth digital practices and emerging literacies. We seek a candidate whose work complements and extends the College's theoretical and methodological traditions in informal learning contexts. Though not required, we especially encourage candidates who study informal contexts with younger populations (i.e., children from birth to 13) to apply. The successful candidate will teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, engage in an active program of high-impact research, provide research advising to students at all levels, and engage in service to the profession and shared governance within the university.

 

The successful candidate will conduct research and teaching at the intersection of two or more of these disciplines: library science, learning sciences, Human-Computer Interaction, or information science. Examples of topics of interest for this position include youth digital practices, design of learning experiences, design of technology, assessment of informal learning, youth development, family learning, play-based learning, early digital literacy development, equity and justice; candidates with interests in other related topics are also encouraged to apply. Similarly, we encourage applicants who leverage a range of disciplinary methodologies and theories in their work, including, but not limited to critical race theory, large-scale data analytics, and ethnographic approaches.

 

Position Duties/Responsibilities:

This is a tenure-track appointment. Tenure-track faculty are on a 9-month appointment, with possible opportunities for summer teaching and research and collaboration with other faculty in the College. Tenure-track assistant professors are hired for 3 years, with potential renewal for three more years and tenure. Salary and benefits are competitive based upon qualifications and experience.

 

For this position, the successful candidate will be involved in:

  • Developing and implementing research projects as well as disseminating research results and impacts
  • Designing and developing curricula related to youth-related courses and programs
  • Crafting exceptional research and educational experiences for students
  • Taking leadership roles in the College and relevant professional communities, particularly related to program and curriculum development
  • Participating fully in faculty governance of the College and the University
  • Contributing to a vibrant community of scholars and teachers at a top-ranked iSchools through research, consulting, and/or outreach effort.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D degree earned at the time of appointment
  • Peer-reviewed research relevant to youth digital practices and emerging literacies, or related areas.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recognized for notable research projects, peer-reviewed publications, or other scholarly contributions related to youth digital practices and emerging literacies, or related topics
  • Teaching experience in courses related to library science, learning sciences, Human-Computer Interaction, information science, education, or a related field
  • A record or vision for securing external funding
  • Demonstrated dedication and service in academia, professional organizations, and research communities.

 

Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C.  This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and a myriad of research entities is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound in the nation's capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and the world.  The university's College of Information Studies is one of the largest and fastest growing Information Schools in the world, with a highly dynamic undergraduate program, recognized excellence in three Masters programs (in Library and Information Science, Information Management, and Human-Computer Interaction), and a large and diverse doctoral program. The Youth eXperience (YX) Lab at the College brings together researchers from various disciplinary traditions to create digital learning experiences and promote positive orientation toward STEAM learning for underserved youth, and develop research-practice partnerships with champions in communities that support and empower youth to be engaged participants in their communities. The College is also the home to Kidsteam, an inter-generational design team that brings together children, researchers, and technologists to design technologies that support children's learning and play. Faculty in the College conduct research on a broad range of important areas at the intersection of people, information and technology, including, for example, youth and school librarianship, life-relevant learning, emerging digital literacies, information seeking behavior, policy and ethics, social justice, and archives and records management. 

 

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, as well as admissions.

 

Hiring and appointment is subject to College and University approval.

 

To apply you will need to provide:

  • A letter of interest that clearly describes your background and expertise in the area, and the specific contributions you would make to the iSchool and the University of Maryland
  • Your CV
  • A list of 3 professional references. For each reference include the person's title, institution, contact information (including phone number and e-mail address), the capacity in which you know (or have known) this person, and how long you have known this person
  • A statement of your teaching philosophy
  • A statement of your research philosophy

 

To apply please use the UMD ejobs link: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/64139

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Faculty Position, Information Management, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC

The École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l'information at Université de Montréal is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Information Management (Strategic information management and Strategic intelligence; Metadata management; Museum information management (documentation aspects)).

 

Please note that candidates should be proficient in French. Université de Montréal provides support for newly-recruited faculty to attain proficiency in French within one year.

A full description and application details can be found on the following site: https://fas.umontreal.ca/fileadmin/Documents/FAS/fas/Documents/1-faculte_services/poste-professeur/Automne-2019/EBSI_poste_prof_ENG.pdf

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Open Rank Faculty Positions, Rutgers University, New Brunswick

DEADLINE is OCTOBER 15, 2018

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 athttps://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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Assistant, Associate, Full Professor - Open Field, University of Washington Information School, Seattle, WA

The University of Washington Information School is hiring for an Assistant, Associate, Full Professor - Open Field faculty position: http://apply.interfolio.com/52594

Preference will be given to applications submitted by December 1, 2018

Description

The University of Washington Information School seeks a truly outstanding scholar to broaden and deepen our research and scholarship in any area relevant to the information fields. We seek a creative, collaborative, and forward-thinking individual, who demonstrates excellence in research and education, to join our faculty in forging the future of the information fields. The individual should be excited by, able to thrive in, and eager to contribute to our diverse, intellectually stimulating, multi-disciplinary environment that respects a wide variety of research traditions and methods, and is open to new areas and methods. The School encourages applications from candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education. The Information School believes that the catalyzing power of diversity enriches everyone by exposing us to a range of ways to understand and to engage with the world, by identifying challenges, and by discovering, defining and delivering solutions.

The successful candidate will join a broad-based, inclusive Information School that offers multiple degree programs and is committed to the values of leadership, innovation, and diversity. Candidates should show a commitment to bridging research and practice.  Faculty members in the Information School teach across programs, and University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

The University of Washington is a vibrant crucible of inclusive research and community outreach, situated between the Puget Sound and Lake Washington, in the city of Seattle, on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples. Seattle is a rapidly growing, dynamic, and diverse metropolitan area.

The UW Information School is dedicated to hiring faculty that will enhance diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their research, teaching, and service. As information systems and institutions serve increasingly diverse and global constituencies, it is vital to understand the ways in which differences in gender, class, race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, national and cultural boundaries, national origin, worldview, intellectual origin, and other identities can both divide us and offer us better ways of thinking and working. The Information School faculty are committed to preparing professionals who work in an increasingly diverse and global society by promoting equity and justice for all individuals, actively working to eliminate barriers and obstacles created by institutional discrimination.

The position is a full-time 9-month appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor. Rank and tenure status is commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position is expected to start in September 2019.

Applicants may find further information about the Information School at ischool.uw.edu.

 

Qualifications

Applicants must have a PhD, JD, EdD, or foreign equivalent by date of appointment.

 

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Preference will be given to applications submitted by December 1, 2018. Selected candidates will be invited for campus visits.

Application packages should include: CV, a letter of intent that indicates how the candidate's background complements and extends the iSchool's mission, teaching statement, research statement, and two sample publications, or scholarly works, diversity statement*, and names and contact information for three references. Short listed candidates will be contacted for letters of reference. Please contact Dr. Carole Palmer, Chair, Open Search Committee, with questions (iApply@uw.edu).

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Evening Librarian, Instruction & Information Literacy 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.

  

Category:

Professional Staff        

Department:

Library & Learning Commons

Locations:

Boston, MA

Posted:

Oct 02, '18

Type:

Full-time

Ref. No.:

UNP

    

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About Bunker Hill Community College:

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.

COLLEGE GOALS:

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:

VALUES:  Service, Collaboration, Integrity, Creativity, Openness, Diversity, Stewardship, Respect

Bunker Hill Community College seeks a self-motivated, service oriented, full-time Evening Librarian to work as part of the Library Services team serving students, faculty, staff and community users. This position will provide professional information literacy instruction in the library and online. Hours: 2:00PM to 10:00PM, Monday through Thursday; 9:00AM to 5:00 PM on Fridays. Also, will work an occasional Saturday as part of a rotation schedule. This position will collaborate with others to create and maintain library displays as relates to cultural wealth and social justice events. The successful candidate must enjoy working with our diverse library users and library staff.

Library instruction is an important subset of information literacy. Our Librarian of Instruction and Information Literacy reflects the ideas and thoughts of the librarianship literature including:

Librarian/Faculty Collaborations: Librarians work with faculty:

  • Develop a research question or research assignment
  • Choose library resources such as databases for the research assignment or project
  • Collect and provide citation of scholarly articles
  • Evaluate ethical issues of use of information sources (i.e. plagiarism)

Information Literacy Instruction:

The Library Instruction and Information Literacy Librarian works with others to help students become information literate. The librarians' role includes:

  • Promote student knowledge creation.
  • Integrate library instruction across the College curriculum.
  • Enhance and promote customer service at all levels.
  • Expand and develop resources and services for diverse student populations.
  • Participate in open-educational resource initiatives in reducing educational costs.
  • Provide physical and virtual (i.e. Moodle) spaces that inspire learning, collaboration, sustainability, etc.
  • Create LibGuides, which are less in text, and more interactive features (search boxes, RSS, video, direct links etc.).

Librarian/Student:

Provides students with instruction such as Face-to-Face Instruction, Online Learning Modules; and online video conferencing:

  • Face-to-Face Instruction: In order to enhance student learning, librarians design face-to-face instruction sessions that are tailored to specific courses and research assignments. Faculty can contact their instruction librarian to schedule instruction in our computer-equipped instructional facilities, or they can request that librarians come to their classrooms. Teaching students (community college, adult learners) about information creation in the today's world for global learning

Librarian/Librarians: The Library Instruction and Information Literacy Librarian further collaborates with a team of librarians and staff who not only help students to learn how to navigate the Library's physical and virtual space but also collaborate with classroom/course faculty to foster students' information literacy competencies.

-Let the students know you as a librarian are there to help them further when and if they need it. Passion is the key!


Requirements:

  • ALA accredited MLS or MLIS degree, with a strong interest in patron service. BHCC students are diverse and the librarian hired will be expected to work with all types of learners at the point of need.
  • Experience with library technology including library management systems (e.g. iii, Evergreen, Moodle).
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ensure that every college library patron has access to information, materials and experiences necessary to engage in an increasingly diverse world.


Additional Information:

Salary Range: $54,956.00-$60,000.00 Actual Salary Will Be Commensurate With Education and 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 October 18, 2018.

Apply online here

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Head of Cataloging & Acquisitions Department and Electronic Resources Librarian, Milner Library, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

Head of Cataloging & Acquisitions Department and Electronic Resources Librarian, Milner Library

 

Illinois State University's Milner Library seeks an innovative, forward-thinking, and collaborative librarian for a 12-month, tenure-track faculty position responsible for managing the Cataloging and Acquisitions Department and the Library's electronic resources. Appointment will be at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank.

 

To ensure full consideration, please apply by November 1, 2018. For a complete description and to apply, see

https://www.jobs.ilstu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=75924

 

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 

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Digital Preservation Librarian, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

All Job Postings will close at 12:01a.m. on the specified Posting End Date (if designated).

Job Posting Title:

Digital Preservation Librarian

   

Position Type:

Faculty

   

Department:

LSUAM Lib - Technology Initiatives (Gina Raye Costello (00011711))

   

Work Location:

LSU - Baton Rouge

   

Pay Grade:

Academic

  

The Digital Preservation Librarian will be forward-thinking, capable of conveying technical issues to diverse constituencies, enjoy working in a collaborative team environment, and be experienced with varied digital preservation services/systems. S/he provides expertise and coordinates efforts to develop and maintain a digital preservation program safeguarding LSU Libraries' digital assets, both born digital and converted. S/he will interface with departments including Library IT, the digitization lab, digital scholarship lab, special collections, university archives and oral history to establish and maintain policies, procedures and documentation related to digital preservation.

Job duties include:

35%: Manage digital conversation/digital forensics operations for preserving content on legacy media and unique formats. Administer digital preservation systems that integrate with other library digital platforms. Interface with departments across the library to manage digital content for long-term preservation.

25%: Administer digital preservation initiatives and policies for the Louisiana Digital Library (LDL), the institutional repository, and other library-managed systems, including software-specific solutions and third-party options. 

10% Stay current with developments in digital preservation. Make recommendations and contribute to the planning and processes of the Digital Programs and Services department.

15% Provide training to Libraries staff and other stakeholders on best practices, use of tools, systems, standards, and processes related to digital preservation. Serve as resident expert in preservation standards, procedures and tools, and bring expertise to bare in the planning and implementation of a wide variety of software application development and project design. 

15%: Works to meet tenure and promotion requirements.

Minimum Qualifications:

Masters degree (MLIS) from an ALA-accredited library school or other relevant degree.

1 year experience in digital preservation services; or advanced coursework in topic.

Familiarity with digital preservation theory, practice, industry standards, and technologies. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree or higher in a relevant field

Involvement in professional association or discipline; Familiarity with digital preservation software, such as Archivematica; Familiarity with digital library software, especially Islandora and Fedora.  

   

Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:

Please provide three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.

A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.

Please attach cover letter and resume/CV.

   

Posting Date:

October 3, 2018

   

Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):

  

Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

   

Essential Position (Y/N):

No

   

EEO Statement:

LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.

   

HCM Contact Information:

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu

To apply, click here.

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Collection Development Librarian, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Collection Development Librarian, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Library Assistant/Associate Professor

 

Description:

The University of Vermont Bailey/Howe Library seeks an innovative, collaborative and versatile professional for the position of Collection Development Librarian. One of the fundamental responsibilities of the Collection Development Librarian is to assess curricular needs across the university and support effective teaching and research with the most appropriate information resources. This position reports to the Director of Collection Management Services and works closely with subject liaisons at Bailey/Howe Library and selection librarians at Dana Medical Library and Special Collections/University Archives.

 

The successful candidate will have a firm grasp of current scholarly content available via electronic and print options while also focusing on discovery and access beyond ownership: open access initiatives, institutional repositories and data mining initiatives. Knowledge of the scholarly communication landscape and standard criteria for measuring resource use and impact is essential. This position requires the ability to work with campus partners to demonstrate the value of the library's collections to academic departments in an era of increasing demand for accountability. The Collection Development Librarian will join the University Libraries during an exciting period of transition to a new collections model that focuses on interdisciplinary research and incorporates the expertise of subject librarians and faculty.

 

Responsibilities:

Manages the selection, assessment and disposition of resources in all formats. Oversees user focused collections including patron driven and evidence based acquisitions. Performs collection analysis to determine effectiveness in meeting campus community needs.  Coordinates activities of the Collections Team to prioritize new resource requests and renewals.

 

Leads collection development activities including assessment, selection, and deselection of print, nonprint, electronic resources, and gifts in all subject areas. Manages the approval plan. Manages staffing resources in coordination with the E-Resources/Acquisitions Librarian. Collaborates with subject liaisons, faculty, academic departments and programs to ensure that UVM library collections are robust and discoverable. May serve as a liaison to subject areas, if assigned. Engages in scholarly activities and service to the library, the university and the library profession.

 

To Apply:

For further information about this position, refer to job posting #F1143PO or to apply on-line with a cover letter and curriculum vitae, please visit our website at: www.uvmjobs.com; telephone 802-656-3150. For best consideration, complete applications should be received no later than Friday, October 26, 2018.

 

The University of Vermont 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, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.

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Research Director, Center for Children's Books, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Research Director of the Center for Children's Books

School of Information Sciences

 

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, School of Information Sciences, invites nominations and applications for the position of Research Director of the Center for Children's Books. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois is an international leader in graduate education, and is home to world-class faculty, top-tier research, and a Master of Science in Library and Information Science program that is consistently ranked highly by U.S. News & World Report. Its mission is to lead the way in understanding the use of information in science, culture, society, commerce, and the diverse activities of our daily lives--and in doing so, change the world.

 

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

 

The Center for Children's Books (CCB) at the School of Information Sciences supports critical inquiry, professional training, and educational outreach related to youth-focused literature, resources, and librarianship. The Center's mission is to facilitate the creation and dissemination of exemplary and progressive research and scholarship related to all aspects of children's and young adult literature; media and resources for young (age 0-18) audiences; youth experience and information use; and youth services librarianship. Formed in 1945 along with its affiliate unit, the journal The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, the Center has established an important role in the iSchool as the leader and supporter of youth-focused research, the host of scholar- and practitioner-focused events, and the home of a 16,000-volume special collection of youth literature.

 

The CCB seeks a Director with broad intellectual insights, top-tier scholarly credentials and accomplishments, and the leadership and managerial capacity to actualize a bold vision for its future. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Research, and in coordination with the faculty, the School Librarian Program coordinator, and the Editor of the Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, the Director will have responsibility for the strategic, programmatic, financial, fundraising, and management operations that support the mission and vision of the CCB and its role within the School of Information Sciences. Outstanding candidates will demonstrate strong commitment and experience in the education of youth and those who work with youth.

 

Candidates should hold a PhD in library and information science, children's literature, or a related discipline, and have a distinguished record of teaching, research, and service that would warrant a tenured appointment at the rank of associate professor or full professor in the School.

 

The Director will:

  • Define and execute a strategic vision for the future by articulating the distinctive needs and opportunities of the CCB;
  • Attract external funding from federal agencies, corporations, foundations, and interested donors to support the Center's mission and develop relevant partnerships; and,
  • Identify and realize emerging opportunities for new research, programs, and multidisciplinary initiatives that leverage the excellence of the Center and the breadth and strength of the School's interdisciplinary culture.

 

The next Director is expected to bring:

The intellectual leadership and curiosity to direct a robust research program;

  • An appreciation of the Center's history and its potential for the future;
  • An understanding of the connections between youth-focused research and professional practice;
  • An approach that sees youth as agents and creators in their own right and partners in research;
  • A boundary-crossing approach to youth experience that spans various disciplines, print and digital media, and physical and virtual spaces;
  • Outstanding communication skills and strong interpersonal skills;
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion;
  • A record of successful grant writing and/or fundraising;
  • An international-level reputation for scholarship and presentations in the field; and
  • Excellence in teaching.

 

Experience with the following is preferred:

  • Management of grant-funded projects;
  • Professional work with youth as a researcher and/or a practitioner;
  • Knowledge of and appreciation for diverse, historical, and contemporary children's literature;
  • Work with diverse communities;
  • Supervision of student and professional staff.

 

This is a full-time, 9-month appointment starting in the fall of 2019; salary will be commensurate with experience.

 

The iSchool's academic programs include the top-ranked Master of Science in Library and Information Science and one of the fastest growing programs at the University, the Master of Science in Information Management. In addition, the School offers a Doctor of Philosophy in Library and Information Science, the oldest program of its kind in the nation, an MS in Bioinformatics, a Certificate of Advanced Study, a Certificate of Advanced Study in Digital Libraries, and School Librarian Licensure Program. Plans for an undergraduate degree in information sciences are underway.

 

As a longstanding innovator in online education, the iSchool offers many programs for students who study from a distance. The total enrollment consists of more than 690 master's students and nearly 50 doctoral students--including 195 international students--who learn with enthusiasm and contribute to the dynamic intellectual life of the School.

 

For more information, please visit http://ischool.illinois.edu/.

 

The university strongly encourages applications from individuals traditionally underrepresented in academia. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be received by November 2, 2018. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a letter of interest that addresses the candidate's vision for the CCB, as well as the applicant's motivation to apply, and a list of three professional references, including contact information. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered.

 

Interviews may be conducted before the closing date, although no hiring decisions will be made until after the search has closed. For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Candy Edwards at cledward@illinois.edu.

 

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

 

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Assistant Professor, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS

Emporia State University's School of Library and Information Management (SLIM, https://www.emporia.edu/slim/) seeks a new tenure-track faculty member at the assistant professor rank who complements the strengths of our existing faculty and shares our mission to educate successful library and information science professionals with imagination, creativity and innovation.

 

We especially invite candidates who... 

  • Share our vision of embracing an interdisciplinary culture of collaboration and diversity for the common good.
  • Demonstrate the ability to thrive in an atmosphere of collaboration and collegiality.
  • Teach and conduct research in one of the following areas (although all research and teaching specializations will be considered): 
          library programs, services, and literature for youth; 
          school library programs and services; or
          information organization and retrieval in libraries, archives, and other information agencies.

 

About ESU & SLIM

Emporia State University is a regional institution with an emphasis on teaching whose mission is "preparing students for lifelong learning, rewarding careers, and adaptive leadership." It houses the National Teachers Hall of Fame and the National Memorial to Fallen Educators.

 

 The School of Library and Information Management is accredited by the American Library Association and the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (School Library Licensure.) It is the oldest library school in the western half of the U.S. and offers students a unique blended course delivery model. The SLIM student chapter of the American Library Association, SCALA, earned recognition in 2017 as ALA Student Chapter of the year.

 

SLIM culture is based on a collegial, cooperative approach to developing and delivering the curriculum, conducting and disseminating research, and serving the school, university, and profession. Our vision isembracing an interdisciplinary culture of collaboration and diversity for the common good.

 

SLIM offers masters and doctoral degrees in library and information management. Classes are delivered in spring, summer, and fall semesters in blended and online formats to cohorts of students located in Denver, CO; Emporia, KS; Overland Park, KS; Portland, OR; Salt Lake City, UT; and Sioux Falls, SD. Faculty are based in Emporia, KS and travel to teaching sites in these locations for intensive, face-to-face weekend classes. Faculty have opportunities to work with both masters and doctoral students, and to shape the evolution of our degree programs.

 

Regional Directors in all cohort locations provide professional student advising and assist faculty with technology and other forms of classroom support. All admissions, advising, curriculum, and classroom policies are governed by the faculty.

 

Responsibilities

All SLIM faculty are expected to teach at least two courses in the core curriculum: LI801 Foundations of Library and Information Science, LI802 Information Seeking Behavior and Reference Services, LI804 Organization of Information, LI805 Management and Information Organizations, LI810 Research in Library and Information Science, and LI855 Collection Development and Management; and technology requirement courses: LI 815: Information Technology, LI 843: Web Design and Development, LI 844: Database Design.

 

Teaching assignments are part of faculty members' 9-month contract and usually include teaching nine credit hours in the fall semester and nine credit hours in the spring semester. Faculty do not usually travel out of state more than twice a semester. Opportunities exist for teaching online elective courses in summer.

 

All SLIM faculty are expected to have or develop a clearly articulated a research agenda.

 

All SLIM faculty are expected to participate in service to the school, the university, and the profession.

 

Qualifications 

  • A doctorate in library/information studies or a related discipline is required. (ABD with an anticipated summer 2019 or earlier graduation date is also acceptable.)
  • Recent teaching and/or research expertise in at least one of the SLIM core curriculum areas is preferred.
  • Experience teaching with a course management program, such as Canvas, is preferred.
  • Experience working in libraries or in archives is preferred.

 

 

About Emporia

Emporia, population 25,000, is located in the beautiful Flint Hills area of Kansas. Emporia combines the attributes of small-town living with easy access to several major metropolitan areas and airports: Topeka (60 miles), Lawrence (80 miles), Wichita (90 miles), and Kansas City (115 miles.). Affordable real estate, low cost of living, a high-quality K-12 school district, low crime rate, numerous lakes and recreational facilities, and cultural events associated with ESU and the surrounding communities contribute to an attractive lifestyle.

 

 

To apply

Submit electronic copies (in .pdf or MS Word formats) of the letter of application; current curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; research agenda; unofficial transcripts; and names, email addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references to Dr. Sarah W. Sutton, chair of the search committee, via email to ssutton3@emporia.edu.

 

An AA/EEO institution, Emporia State University encourages minorities and women to apply. Background check required.  www.emporia.edu

 

Review of applications will begin on November 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

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Post-Doctoral Associate Position, School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

The School of Communication and Information (SC&I) at Rutgers University seeks applications for a post-doctoral associate position from individuals with expertise in information retrieval and recommender systems. This will be a calendar year position beginning as soon as possible.

The successful candidate will work with Dr. Chirag Shah on his NSF-funded research project "Information Fostering - Being Proactive in Information Seeking" which aims to build a proactive information retrieval (IR) system that will be developed through a series of studies and experiments. This work will involve collecting and analyzing data from user interactions, constructing machine learning models, building intelligent agent(s), and evaluating the resulting system using a lab study and/or simulations. The post-doc will have the following responsibilities:
  • Assist with executing lab studies to collect searching/browsing data and test systems
  • Analyze task, intention, problems, and help data to build various machine learning models
  • Develop an intelligent agent based on Coagmento architecture for providing proactive IR
  • Advise Ph.D. students and undergraduates in the school's InfoSeeking Lab on research designs, data analyses, and system development
  • Write and publish experimental results
This will be a one-year position with a possibility of renewal. Compensation includes the calendar year salary and full health and other benefits from Rutgers University beginning two months after the start date. For more information about our competitive package of benefits, visit http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits.

An earned doctorate in Computer Science, Information Science, or a related field is required. The applicant should have prior experience in conducting lab and/or field studies, collecting and analyzing data with quantitative and qualitative approaches, and writing and publishing in scholarly journals.
To apply, visit https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/75987. For further questions please contact Dr. Chirag Shah at chirags@rutgers.edu.

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Open Rank Faculty, School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

SCHOOL OF INFORMATION SCIENCES

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Open Rank Faculty Position in UX/HCI

 

The School of Information Sciences (iSchool) seeks to hire an outstanding full-time faculty member (rank open). Preference will be given to specialization in user experience/human- computer interaction and design, including social computing, computer-supported cooperative work, social media, crowdsourcing, collective intelligence, interaction design, and multi- disciplinary study of the design, and use and effects of ICTs. Strong candidates in other areas may also be considered. 

 

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

 

The iSchool is an established national leader in both groundbreaking information science research and the preparation of leading information professionals. Our faculty have key roles in national initiatives and professional societies and our close relationships with scientific and cultural institutions ensure that our research engages critical societal challenges. 

 

The School's faculty is highly interdisciplinary, with backgrounds in information science, computer science, library science, informatics, engineering science, physics, astrophysics, law, psychology, English, medieval studies, philosophy, sociology, and statistics and they hold additional appointments in many other university departments, as well as world-renowned research institutes such as the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology. 

 

Successful candidates must be comfortable working in an interdisciplinary academic unit and addressing audiences in professional master's degree programs, as well as teaching students from undergraduate to Ph.D. levels.  The iSchool offers a Master of Science in Information Management, a Master of Science in Library and Information Science, a Master of Science in Bioinformatics, a Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS), and a CAS in Digital Libraries, a Ph.D., and has a School Librarian Licensure Program. The School also participates in a campus-wide undergraduate Informatics minor and the Ph.D. in Informatics, and teaches courses in the Master of Computer Science - Data Science program. The School's award-winning online option for the Master's and CAS degrees gives students access to a high-quality professional education. 

 

Appointments made under this announcement will be effective August 16, 2019.  Rank is open, and salary is commensurate with experience.  A Ph.D. degree or equivalent is required though we will consider candidates who are close to completion of the doctoral degree. Information about iSchool programs and faculty can be found at: http://ischool.illinois.edu/. To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu/ and upload your letter of application, complete CV/resume, statement on teaching and research, and a list of three professional references including contact information by November 20, 2018.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date, but no hiring decisions will be made until after the search has closed. We especially welcome applications from members of under-represented groups working in these or other areas of the information sciences. 

 

For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Candy Edwards (cledward@illinois.edu, 217-244-3809).

 

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

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Senior Lecturer, School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

School of Information Sciences

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

The School of Information Sciences seeks a Senior Lecturer to contribute to the development and teaching of library and information science courses for the Master of Science in Library and Information Science program (MS/LIS).

 

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Develop and teach library and information science courses for the Master of Science in Library and Information Science (MS/LIS), specifically in the areas of public services, collection development, cataloging, and/or reference services
  • Advise MS/LIS students on special projects, including independent studies and practicums
  • Contribute other service to the iSchool related to area of expertise
  • Mentor adjunct instructors
  • Other related duties and service as assigned to further the mission of the unit

 

A Master's degree in a Library and Information Science or related field; minimum of five years of teaching in both traditional and non-traditional environments (e.g., online and hybrid); experience utilizing a variety of teaching tools and technologies; and, significant professional experience in a library or related organization are required. 

 

The position is specifically seeking a professional with experience in one or more of the following areas: adult and public services, libraries in society, information organization and access, collection development, cataloging and metadata, administration and management of libraries and information centers, and/or reference and information services. Experience in indexing and abstracting, electronic publishing, and/or bibliography is also desirable.

 

Information about the School of Information Sciences and its programs can be found at http://ischool.illinois.edu/. This specialized faculty position is a full-time, 100% (12-month basis) appointment with regular University benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience. The starting date is August 2019.

 

To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu/ and upload your letter of application (which should indicate the courses applicants are able to teach), resume, and a list of three professional references, including contact information by November 2, 2018.

 

All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Interviews may be conducted before the closing date, although no hiring decisions will be made until after the search has closed. For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Candy Edwards at cledward@illinois.edu.

 

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

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Research & Instruction Services Librarian, Bay Path University, Longmeadow, MA

http://baypath.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=103057

When Bay Path opened its doors to students in downtown Springfield, MA  in 1897, it had a very clear goal: to provide a practical, affordable, and career-oriented education to meet the needs of companies, organizations, and communities. From the beginning, Bay Path prided itself on being entrepreneurial, constantly pushing the boundaries of the academic experience to fit the student. To start them on the road of success. We still do.

Today, that spirit and philosophy is more important than ever in higher education. At Bay Path, it's not just the number and breadth of undergraduate and graduate programs that defines us-and we have many-but it is our ability to connect the classroom to learning to leadership to experience to career that is at the core of what we do best. We know the work that needs to be done.

Bay Path University, an independent and not-for-profit institution, was named Among Fastest Growing Baccalaureate Colleges by the Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac, and is a member of the Women's College Coalition. With a main campus in Longmeadow, MA and four satellite locations, (East Longmeadow, Sturbridge, Concord, Springfield), Bay Path offers undergraduate, graduate (for women and men) degrees, and professional certificates.

We're committed to preparing our students to navigate a constantly changing world. Whether it is one of our innovative academic programs, groundbreaking online learning platform, or through our Women as Empowered Learners and Leaders initiative, we educate our students in ways that will help them to grow, learn to adapt, and always to flourish.  Be part of the change.

We invite you to visit our website at www.baypath.edu where you can learn more about Bay Path University.


Job Description:

  • Position Code: RIL
  • Job Type:  Part-time
  • Schedule/Hours: Approximately 10 hours per week.  Schedule TBD (mostly nights and weekends).
  • Position Location:  Longmeadow, MA

Job Summary:

The Research and Instruction Librarian provides reference and information literacy instruction services to students, faculty, and staff of the University.

Essential Duties:

  • Provide traditional and electronic reference desk service, including the use of print and electronic resources, to students, faculty, and staff of the University.
  • Design and teach information literacy and library instruction classes or courses to students, faculty, and staff.
  • Maintain the reference collection and recommend appropriate reference resources, both print and non-print.
  • Design and prepare documentation to assist library users in identifying,
    locating, evaluating, and using all types and formats of information resources.
  • Develop instructional materials, such as web-based bibliographic guides, pathfinders, and tutorials.
  • Help create and maintain the Hatch Learning Commons web site in cooperation with other learning commons staff.
  • Collaborate with faculty to carry out and assess the University's information literacy program and integrate library resources and services with instruction.
  • Participate in projects designed to increase campus-wide awareness and use of library resources and services.
  • Maintain currency in reference and instruction issues and skills by reading professional literature, participating in professional organizations, and attending meetings relevant to academic librarianship.
  • Assist in routine library duties, including circulation and collection maintenance.
  • Attend trainings as required.
  • Attend and participate in required meetings.
  • Conduct special research projects as needed.
  • Complete any other assignments as directed by the University.  


Requirements:

  • MLS from an ALA-accredited program.
  • Reference and instruction service experience in academic library.
  • Demonstrated progressively increasing administrative responsibility.
  • Experience in Web page creation.
  • Knowledge of electronic information services and resources.
  • Some supervisory experience.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and assignments with high quality and minimal errors.
  • Demonstrated service-oriented attitude.
  • Ability to perform work with frequent deadlines and extreme amount of
    external pressure to complete assignments.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with
    coworkers, subordinates, and students.
  • Ability to perform work independently and maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to adhere to University policies and procedures.
  • Willingness to work flexible and extended schedule including weekends and evenings when necessary.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and within FERPA guidelines.
  • Commitment to a culture of diversity, respect and inclusion; demonstrated ability to build working relationships with people having a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences different from ones' own.
  • General knowledge of the University's mission, purpose and goals and the role this position plays in achieving those goals.


Additional Information:

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Bay Path University is a diverse community devoted to proactively nurturing a campus-wide culture that promotes and ensures respect, inclusion and safety for all members regardless of race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity, socio-economic background, or physical ability. We are one University that opens our hearts and minds to conversations, to learning and to creating a community that is welcoming of all. Regardless of position, it is expected that each employee will embrace this commitment and demonstrate an attitude of respect toward and acceptance of all members of our community.

Bay Path University is a smoke- and tobacco-free community. 

All offers of employment are contingent on satisfactory background checking.


Application Instructions:

Applicants for this position should attach a cover letter and resume / curriculum vitae, the contact information for four (4) professional, work related references and any other relevant information pertaining to this position and your candidacy. Please apply online. Faxes and emails will not be accepted. 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Bay Path University is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff. Bay Path University will become a smoke- and tobacco-free community as of July 1, 2018. 

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Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

The School of Information Sciences in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's (UTK) College of Communication and Information (CCI), is seeking an Assistant Professor for a tenure-track, academic year position to start fall 2019. The successful candidate will conduct research and teach and advise students in our ALA-accredited master's degree program, college-wide doctoral program, and our undergraduate program in Information Sciences. Teaching modes include face-to-face, synchronous online, asynchronous online, and hybrid. School, college, university, and professional service is also expected. 

Required Qualifications: PhD in information sciences, library science, or related area is required. Evidence of ability to develop a record of research productivity and teaching success. 

Desired Qualifications: Candidates with research and teaching interests in areas that complement any the school's areas of expertise will be considered, with applicants who have interest in one or more of the following areas especially welcome: social justice, information policy, data science, artificial intelligence in information systems, usability, or information retrieval. Candidates are also expected to have a record of research and scholarship, and experience or demonstrated ability in design and delivery of courses in a variety of formats.

The School: The School of Information Sciences enrolls approximately 250 students in its ALA-accredited master's program and 50 students in its undergraduate program. The School is a member of the iSchools Consortium. It is the 17th ranked library and information science school by U.S. News and World Report. The School actively participates in the College-wide Ph.D. program. For more information about the School and the College, visit: http://www.sis.utk.edu and http://www.cci.utk.edu

The College: The College of Communication and Information includes strong programs in library and information sciences, advertising and publication relations, journalism and electronic media, and communication studies. The College's Center for Information and Communication Studies (CICS) provides a wide array of support services for CCI faculty to pursue sponsored research. 

The University: The University of Tennessee is Tennessee's land grant, flagship public university. UT enrolls approximately 29,000 students at its Knoxville campus.  UTK is Tennessee's only public Carnegie RU/VH (Research Universities/Very High Research Activity) institution and is currently ranked 52nd among public research universities by U.S. News & World Report.

The Community: Knoxville is a vibrant city located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in east Tennessee. The city, population 187,000, is the third largest city in Tennessee. Knoxville, Knox County (population 450,000), and the surrounding region offers a variety of recreational opportunities and affordable cost-of-living. 

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at the University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities and this policy extends to employment by the University. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498 (V/TTY available) or 974-2440. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

To Apply: Individuals interested in applying for the position should send, via email, (1) a letter of application, (2) a statement of research interests, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, (4) a current curriculum vitae, and (5) a list of three references to: sisfacultysearch@utk.edu, or send hard copies of these materials to: Faculty Search Committee, School of Information Sciences,  451 Communications Bldg., 1345 Circle Park Drive, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-0341. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

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Multiple Positions, Library and Information Science, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

The #2-ranked MLIS program in the nation at the University of Washington has posted openings for a lecturer/senior lecturer as well as a tenure-track faculty member in LIS: 

Lecturer/senior lecturer posting; no PhD required. Application review begins October 1, 2018

Tenure-track posting; preference will be given to applications received by December 1, 2018

 

The University of Washington is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to building diversity, as can be seen in its Diversity Blueprint.

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Multiple Positions, DiMenna-Nyselius Library, Fairfield University, CT

The DiMenna-Nyselius Library invites applications from results-oriented, flexible, self-motivated librarians who have an enthusiasm for teaching and technology, and the ability to collaborate with colleagues in a goal-oriented library team. The coordinator position includes occasional evening and weekend hours. The instruction librarian position requires a minimum of two evenings per week, and occasional weekends.



Senior Reference Librarian & Instruction Coordinator



RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides leadership in the development, implementation, promotion, and assessment of the Library's information literacy program. Provides reference service. Coordinates and participates in the Library Partnership program.



REQUIREMENTS:
A graduate degree in Library & Information Science (MLS or equivalent) from an ALA accredited program. Two or more years professional academic library experience. Reference service experience. Teaching experience using active learning techniques and a demonstrated ability to plan educational programs. Demonstrated competence in using current technologies and multimedia tools in the creative design and delivery of instruction. Interest in marketing, outreach, and promotion of library services. Must be well organized, and able to meet deadlines and multiple demands. Demonstrated ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, to a variety of audiences. Creative approach to the development of new services; commitment to responsive and innovative service is essential.



HIGHLY DESIRABLE:
Second Master's degree.
Reference and Instruction Librarian



RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plays a key role in the library instruction program in collaboration with the Instruction Coordinator and teaching librarians. Participates in the Library Partnership program as a librarian partner to one or more academic units. Creates and maintains web-based and print instructional resources. Provides reference service.



REQUIREMENTS:
A graduate degree in Library & Information Science (MLS or equivalent) from an ALA accredited program. Recent experience or course work in information literacy instruction and reference services. Evidence of potential in teaching. Demonstrated competence in using current technologies and multimedia tools in the creative design and delivery of instruction.  Interest in marketing, outreach, and promotion of library services. Must be well organized, and able to meet deadlines and multiple demands. Demonstrated ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, to a variety of audiences. Creative approach to the development of new services; commitment to responsive and innovative service is essential.



HIGHLY DESIRABLE:
Teaching experience using active learning techniques. Second Master's degree.



CAMPUS AND LIBRARY:
Fairfield University is a co-educational, comprehensive Jesuit university with a 200-acre campus located along the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT.  The University is comprised of approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students pursuing degrees within 5 schools: The College of Arts and Sciences, The Charles F. Dolan School of Business, The School of Engineering,  The Marion Peckham Egan School Of Nursing & Health Studies, and The Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions.  All schools of the university are committed to a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging interdisciplinary learning and fostering ethical and religious values. The DiMenna-Nyselius Library provides innovative services and access to almost 1 million volumes in a state-of-the-art building that is highly-rated in student surveys.



TO APPLY:
To submit your resume, cover letter, names/contact information of three references, and employment application, please go to http://www.fairfield.edu/jobs, click on Employment Opportunities, then the position you wish to apply for, and follow the online application instructions. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, Veterans, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability. The salaries meet or exceed the Connecticut Library Association minimum.

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Multiple Positions, School of Information Science, 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. Both positions will remain open until filled. Application review will begin October 1. 
 
Digital Youth Assistant Professor
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Knowledge Organization Assistant Professor
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Apply here
 
Read about benefits at the University of Kentucky here and here. The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer.

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Acquisitions & Technical Services Assistant/Library Assistant II, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, MA

Acquisitions and Technical Services Assistant/Library Assistant II, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (North Adams, MA)

Job Description:

Freel Library is seeking an innovative, self-directed Acquisitions and Technical Services Assistant to work with library staff and use various technology applications to help create a welcoming and responsive library environment centered on student learning. Primary responsibilities include assisting with acquisitions, cataloging, and library administration. The Acquisitions and Technical Services Assistant also serves as a backup member of circulation services and supervises part-time student employees, as necessary. Responsibilities may change in response to library priorities, as established by regular library-wide planning. The position of Acquisitions and Technical Services Assistant is identified as an "essential employee" and is required to staff the library during snow emergency days and other campus closings. The regular semester schedule is Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm.  Scheduled hours change during breaks in the semester, for finals, and during the summer months.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participates in acquisition activities and assists with purchasing/subscribing, receiving, tracking, and documenting all materials in all formats.
  • Participates in cataloging activities and assists with technical processing and cataloging of materials and resources in all formats.
  • Provides administrative support and coordination.
  • Provides backup to circulation department.


Requirements:

  • Applicants must have at least one year of full-time or equivalent part-time, paraprofessional experience as a library assistant - two plus years preferred.
  • BA or BS degree from accredited institution of higher learning preferred.
  • Knowledge of the methods used in performing library research and bibliographic searches; knowledge of OCLC Connexion preferred.
  • Flexibility appropriate for a dynamic work setting, including schedule changes that are seasonal and/or respond to institutional needs, and the desire to participate in collaborative problem solving.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong commitment to excellent customer service.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population and help create a welcoming, inclusive library environment.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
  • General office experience and comfort with computers, MS Office, and Internet skills.
  • Interest in acquiring new skills in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

For more information and to apply, please go to http://mcla.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=102923

Deadline for applications is October 12, 2018.

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Instruction Librarian, Radford University, Radford, VA

The John P. McConnell Library at Radford University seeks a creative, enthusiastic, useroriented librarian to join a team of library faculty who value collaboration and are committed to providing exceptional public services to our academic community. As part of our library instruction team, the librarian will design, develop, teach, and assess student-centered, courseintegrated information literacy workshops. The Instruction Librarian will provide generalized research assistance which includes evening hours and may include weekend hours. This is a twelve-month, non-tenured professional faculty position, with starting rank based upon experience and qualifications. It includes responsibilities for collection development, university services, and professional contributions.

Required qualifications:

A Master's degree in library science or equivalent from an ALAaccredited program conferred prior to appointment

  • Demonstrated interest in information literacy theory and practice
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity and inclusion 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with library instruction, such as orientations, curriculum-integrated workshops, and faculty workshops.
  • Experience in working in an academic library environment

Radford University is a comprehensive public university of more than 9,400 students that has received national recognition for many of its undergraduate and graduate academic programs, as well as its sustainability initiatives. The university is focused on providing outstanding academic programs in a student-centered environment. It is well known for its strong faculty/student bonds and innovative use of technology in the learning environment. Radford is located by the New River close to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, 36 miles southwest of Roanoke, VA. 

Apply online at http://jobs.radford.edu/postings/6605. Applicants must complete an online application and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references, and unofficial transcript of all degrees earned. Review of applications will begin on October 22, 2018.

Radford University is an EO/AA employer committed to diversity. Women, minorities and veterans are encouraged to apply. This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans. 

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Lecturer, School of Information Management, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS

The School of Information Management (SIM) invites applications for a probationary tenure-track, tenure-track or tenured position at the rank of Lecturer, Assistant Professor or Associate Professor commencing July 1st 2019 (negotiable).

 

The Faculty of Management is developing a new Masters program in Digital Innovation jointly with the Faculty of Computer Science. Positions relating to this new program are being advertised in the Faculty of Computer Science, Rowe School of Business, and School of Information Management. It is an occasion to join a strong and diversified team, in an environment where new programs are being introduced. Please see also the Rowe School of Business posting (https://blogs.dal.ca/academiccareers/2018/09/21/rowe-school-of-business-career-stream/and Computer Science posting (https://blogs.dal.ca/academiccareers/2018/09/21/faculty-of-computer-science-career-stream/) for details on those positions and how to apply. Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit applications to more than one competition.

 

This position combines teaching, research, and administrative responsibilities. The School seeks candidates with a strong interest in, and capacity for, interdisciplinary research. Candidates will be expected to teach in at least two programs at the graduate or undergraduate levels. Professional information management experience will be an asset.

 

The successful candidate will have a PhD (or ABD status) in information management or a related discipline, with research expertise and/or teaching experience in one or more of the following areas: 

  • Data management, including analytics, visualization, curation, and preservation
  • Information systems
  • Information risk management
  • New and emerging media and/or technology, including digital transformation
  • Other relevant areas including organizational learning, collaboration, user experience, or knowledge management

 

The SIM (http://sim.management.dal.ca) offers two graduate programs: the American Library Association-accredited Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) program, and the mid-career blended learning Master of Information Management (MIM) program. At the undergraduate level, the School provides core and elective courses in the Bachelor of Management program, delivered collaboratively with the three other schools in the Faculty of Management. The School also participates in Dalhousie's Interdisciplinary PhD program.

 

The SIM is part of the interdisciplinary Faculty of Management (http://www.dal.ca/faculty/management.html), which also includes the School of Public Administration, the School for Resource and Environmental Studies, and the Rowe School of Business. The Faculty of Management's mission is to collaboratively advance management knowledge and practice, and its vision is inspiring managerial solutions to transform lives. We seek an additional colleague who will contribute to, and thrive in, this environment.

 

Dalhousie University (http://www.dal.ca/) is one of Canada's leading teaching and research universities, with four professional faculties; a Faculty of Graduate Studies; and a diverse complement of graduate programs. Inter-faculty collaborative and interactive research is encouraged, as is cooperation in teaching. Dalhousie University inspires students, faculty, staff and alumni to make significant contributions regionally, nationally, and to the world.

 

Dalhousie University is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Halifax is a vibrant capital city and is the business, academic, and medical centre for Canada's east coast.

 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

 

Review of applications will begin on October 22, 2018. To receive full consideration, please submit your application by this deadline. Applications received after October 22 may also be considered.

 

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of past teaching evaluations, and statements of teaching philosophy and of research interests. (Each statement should be approximately one page.) Applications must also include a completed Self-Identification Questionnaire, which is available at www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid.

Applications should be directed to:

Ms. Kim Humes

School of Information Management

Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building

6100 University Avenue, Suite 4010

PO BOX 15000

Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

sim@dal.ca

Fax:  902-494-2451

Voice:  902-494-3656      

 

Electronic applications are preferred.

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Business/Instructional Librarian, Salisbury University Libraries, Salisbury, MD

The Salisbury University Libraries are accepting applications for the position of Business/Instructional Librarian reporting to the Chair of Research/Instructional Services.  This is a full-time, permanent status track library faculty position expected to begin January 15, 2019 or as soon thereafter as possible.

The Salisbury University Libraries comprise the main campus library and the Nabb Center for Delmarva History and Culture. Both are located in the state-of-the art Guerrieri Academic Commons which opened in August 2016. The Libraries also include the Curriculum Resource Center. The SU Libraries are user-oriented with relatively small collections but a dynamic staff with a deep commitment to meeting the information needs of our students and faculty.  We seek a creative, dynamic, and collaborative applicant to join the staff.

Primary Job Duties: Serve as the librarian liaison to several academic departments in the Perdue School of Business. The librarian will be responsible for instruction, collection development, and other support for the liaison departments' teaching and research-related information needs. Creative and effective instruction is especially important.  Participate in providing face-to-face and electronic reference services, including some evening and weekend hours. Cooperate with other librarians in library-wide instructional activities, such as developing activities for and teaching sessions of freshman English classes.  Serve on committees and task forces and be active professionally.

 

Minimum Qualifications: MLS from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent degree from a foreign institution by start date. Related experience working in academic or research libraries. Demonstrated knowledge of principles and best practices in information literacy instruction. Demonstrated knowledge of business reference sources and best practices in reference services and information literacy. The ability to be flexible is absolutely essential. Must be committed to contributing to a culturally diverse educational and work environment.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Undergraduate or graduate degree in business. Reference and library instruction experience specifically in business. Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills. 

 

Applications received by October 5, 2018 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S.

 

Applications and supporting documents are accepted only via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website www.salisbury.edu/HR/Jobs to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

 

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following in order for your application to be complete: 1) a letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; and, 3) the names and phone numbers of at least three professional references. If you have any questions about the position, please contact the search chair, Susan Brazer, at sebrazer@salisbury.edu. Please do not send any documents via email.

 

This position is based in Salisbury, Maryland. Salisbury University is a member of the University System of Maryland. It is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk.  SU is consistently ranked among the nation's top colleges and 'best values' by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review, Kiplinger's Personal Finance and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University's commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit www.salisbury.edu/equity.  

 

Salisbury University has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunities to all qualified people. The University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President, Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, 100 Holloway Hall; Tel. (410) 548-3508.

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Librarian, Bunker Hill Community College, Chelsea, MA

Position Title: Part-Time Librarian for Bunker Hill Community College's Chelsea Campus

Summary of Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director of the Library and Learning Commons, this position will work specifically on the college's Chelsea Campus on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11:15AM to 3PM.

This position is temporary.

Primary Job Duties

  • Interacts and provides assistance to patrons (students, faculty, staff and guests) in identifying, locating and accessing information online.
  • Provide instructional services and research assistance in individual and group settings using print and electronic sources on the Chelsea campus.
  • Provide technology assistance and troubleshooting of issues with computers, printers and other equipment.
  • Assist in the development of guides (online/electronic and in print) to improve access and use of information including, but not limited to the navigation of databases, style and format guides, subject-specific guides, copyright, and plagiarism.

Required Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited Master's degree in Library and/or Information Science (M.L.I.S. or M.L.S.).
  • Familiarity with integrated library systems
  • Ability to work this position's specific schedule
  • Proven ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student population
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills- written and oral
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency using Evergreen ILS
  • One to two years of post-Master's degree experience involving library operations, Information Literacy, library information systems, and reference experience in an academic library, preferably in a community college library.

 

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to Vivica Pierre, Library Director, at vdpierre@bhcc.mass.edu.

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Senior Lecturer, School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

Senior Lecturer
https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board/job-details?jobID=103397&job=school-of-information-sciences-senior-lecturer-103397 

The School of Information Sciences seeks a Senior Lecturer to contribute to the development and teaching of library and information science courses for the Master of Science in Library and Information Science program (MS/LIS).

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Develop and teach library and information science courses for the Master of Science in Library and Information Science (MS/LIS), specifically in the areas of public services, collection development, cataloging, and/or reference services
  • Advise MS/LIS students on special projects, including independent studies and practicums
  • Contribute other service to the iSchool related to area of expertise
  • Mentor adjunct instructors
  • Other related duties and service as assigned to further the mission of the unit


A Master's degree in a Library and Information Science or related field; minimum of five years of teaching in both traditional and non-traditional environments (e.g., online and hybrid); experience utilizing a variety of teaching tools and technologies; and, significant professional experience in a library or related organization are required. 

The position is specifically seeking a professional with experience in one or more of the following areas: adult and public services, libraries in society, information organization and access, collection development, cataloging and metadata, administration and management of libraries and information centers, and/or reference and information services. Experience in indexing and abstracting, electronic publishing, and/or bibliography is also desirable.

Information about the School of Information Sciences and its programs can be found at http://ischool.illinois.edu/. This specialized faculty position is a full-time, 100% (12-month basis) appointment with regular University benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience. The starting date is August 2019.

To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu/ and upload your letter of application (which should indicate the courses applicants are able to teach), resume, and a list of three professional references, including contact information by November 2, 2018.

All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered.  Interviews may be conducted before the closing date, although no hiring decisions will be made until after the search has closed. For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Candy Edwards at cledward@illinois.edu.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

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Director, Library Services, Castleton University, VT

Castleton University has opened a search for a new Directory of Library Services. More info below and here:

https://castleton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=102486

Castleton University seeks an exceptional candidate for the tenure-track faculty position, Director of Library Services.

The Library Director is a twelve-month, tenure-track faculty, and includes service on the Library Council for the Vermont State Colleges system. The Director provides leadership for all Castleton library operations including staffing, resource allocation, instruction, and evaluation and development of library staff, resources and services.

Castleton is seeking a creative, energetic, and skilled leader with a capacity to appreciate the special nature of our relationship-based institution in the heart of Vermont and its role in the community, as well as an ability to guide the library in expanding its service to a growing comprehensive-master's university.

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Research Librarian, Harvard College Library, Cambridge, MA

The position of Research Librarian provides essential support to teaching and learning activities in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) Libraries. The Research Librarian conducts instruction, one-on-one and small-group consultations and workshops, and develops relevant online materials. The Research Librarian connects directly with faculty and students in specific departments through a formal liaison program, and functions as part of a team of staff supporting research and instruction as well as virtual reference support.

 

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

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Assistant Professor, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX

Department: School of Library and Information Studies
Title: Assistant Professor
Job Code: IRC 24077

Date Closed: Review of applications will begin in October 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

TO APPLY:
Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, and names with email address and phone numbers of three references via email to Facultyjobs@twu.edu (e-mail Header or Subject line must include job title and job code number IRC 24077.

Questions about the position may be directed to: Dr. Ling Hwey Jeng, SLIS Director, at LJeng@twu.edu or 940-898-2607.

POSITION:
The School of Library and Information Studies invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The faculty vacancy is a 9-month position with optional summer employment. The school seeks outstanding applicants to teach in library and information science, with expertise in the areas of information and communication technology and innovative applications of technology. The school supports curricula for students in the College of Professional Education, College of Health Sciences and the College of Nursing, including a dual master's degree in Library Science and Health Studies and a minor in Library Science for doctoral students in other disciplines.

The School of Library and Information Studies, one of four departments in the College of Professional Education, is committed to excellence in graduate education. Currently, there are 13 FTE faculty lines. The School of Library and Information Studies at Texas Woman's University offers the oldest continuously-accredited Master's degree program in the Southwest. In addition, the School offers preparation for certification in School Librarianship. The Master's degree programs are available entirely online.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
(a) Serve as a team member in curricular development in the areas of information and communication technology, innovative applications of technology, and other areas of Library and Information Studies, (b) teach courses in the areas of Library Science at the master's level; (c) advise students; (d) maintain an active research agenda and sustained scholarly productivity; (e) actively serve on department, campus and professional committees; (f) work collaboratively with colleagues on campus and in the community; and (g) maintain weekly office hours at work on Denton Campus.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
(a) Earned doctorate in Library and Information Studies, or a related discipline (ABD considered); (b) potential for excellence in graduate instruction; (c) strong potential for teaching on-line courses and the use of technology; (d) strong potential for research and scholarship; and (e) willingness to participate in service activities of the program, department, college, university, and community.

UNIVERSITY INFORMATION:
Texas Woman's University occupies a notable position in higher education as the nation's largest university primarily (although no longer exclusively) for women. Established in 1901, TWU is a doctoral/research-intensive public university which emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences as well as specialized and professional studies in business, nursing, health sciences, and education. TWU operates three campuses: Houston, Dallas, and the main campus in Denton (population 115,000), located 40 miles north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. This metroplex, the nation's fourth largest urban center, has world-class museums, orchestras, opera, ballet, theatre companies, as well as an array of professional and collegiate sports venues. Additional information about the University is available at http://www.twu.edu.

Texas Woman's University, an AA/EEO/VEVRAA employer, supports diversity. Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply. All offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate's ability to provide documents which establish proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States. All positions at Texas Woman's University are deemed security sensitive requiring background checks.

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Multiple Positions, University of Houston, Houston, TX

Position Announcement
Research Data Management Librarian University of Houston Libraries

The University of Houston is committed to advancing its research priorities and transforming ideas into innovations. We seek a dynamic leader to build library research data management services that are responsive to these emerging research needs. The Research Data Management Librarian will lead the planning, implementation, and assessment of research data management services. Such services may include instruction, consultations, and partnerships with faculty and researchers on data management plans, data management tools and strategies, and metadata standards. The position reports to the Head of Liaison Services within the University Libraries.

Salary: $62,000 to $64,000 expected hiring range, depending on qualifications

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted at: libraries.uh.edu/about/employment/...

Please also visit the University of Houston Libraries Employment page for more information: libraries.uh.edu/about/employment/.

We welcome candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. MINORITIES, WOMEN, VETERANS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY


Position Announcement
Instruction Librarian University of Houston Libraries

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 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.

Salary: $60,000 to $63,000 expected hiring range, depending on qualifications

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted at: 
libraries.uh.edu/about/employment/instruction-librarian/...

Please also visit the University of Houston Libraries Employment page for more information: libraries.uh.edu/about/employment/.

We welcome candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

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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Learning Commons Support Coordinator, Bay Path University, Longmeadow, MA

When Bay Path opened its doors to students in downtown Springfield, MA in 1897, it had a very clear goal: to provide a practical, affordable, and career-oriented education to meet the needs of companies, organizations, and communities. From the beginning, Bay Path prided itself on being entrepreneurial, constantly pushing the boundaries of the academic experience to fit the student. To start them on the road of success. We still do.

Today, that spirit and philosophy is more important than ever in higher education. At Bay Path, it's not just the number and breadth of undergraduate and graduate programs that defines us-and we have many-but it is our ability to connect the classroom to learning to leadership to experience to career that is at the core of what we do best. We know the work that needs to be done.

Bay Path University, an independent and not-for-profit institution, was named Among Fastest Growing Baccalaureate Colleges by the Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac, and is a member of the Women's College Coalition. With a main campus in Longmeadow, MA and four satellite locations, (East Longmeadow, Sturbridge, Concord, Springfield), Bay Path offers undergraduate, graduate (for women and men) degrees, and professional certificates.

We're committed to preparing our students to navigate a constantly changing world. Whether it is one of our innovative academic programs, groundbreaking online learning platform, or through our Women as Empowered Learners and Leaders initiative, we educate our students in ways that will help them to grow, learn to adapt, and always to flourish. Be part of the change.

We invite you to visit our website at www.baypath.edu where you can learn more about Bay Path University.


Job Description:

  • Position Code: LCSC
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Hours/Schedule: Monday- Thursday 12:30pm - 9:00pm; and Friday 9:30am - 6:00pm.
  • Position Location:  Longmeadow, MA

The Learning Commons Support Coordinator serves as a primary point of contact for students and faculty engaged in online, hybrid and web-enhanced learning at   Bay Path University as well as support for students and faculty utilizing the services of Hatch Learning Commons. The individual serving in this position will work as a member of a team and is primarily responsible for online learning front-line support functions of the Learning Commons including facilitating the Introduction to Online Learning course (EXT 099), and providing extensive support for students throughout their online course and degree programs. In addition to supporting student success within the learning management system and related tools, the coordinator will also assist faculty members in working with students who are not succeeding in their online courses, at times connecting students with appropriate University resources. The coordinator also assists other Learning Commons functions such as instructional design and library services.  This is a full-time, twelve-month staff position with a non-traditional schedule designed to support our diverse student populations (Monday through Thursday 12:30p - 9:00p & Friday 9:30a - 6:00p).

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Serve as a primary point of contact for all online students, assisting them with connecting to the appropriate department/staff member to obtain additional information as needed.
  • Provide front-line support for all online learning operations of the Hatch Learning Commons.
  • Design and deliver training materials on the LMS, online learning and select library services to all student populations.
  • Facilitate the Introduction to Online Learning student online orientation course (EXT 099).
  • Promptly communicate all concerns regarding the orientation to students to ensure they meet required deadlines and complete all course requirements.
  • Report orientation completion to the Registrar's office to ensure proper tracking of orientation completion data for students taking future online courses.
  • Assist in determining and evaluating areas in need of further development in the orientation to ensure student success.
  • Assist instructional designers with ensuring online, hybrid and web-enhanced courses are accessible to students of all abilities.
  • Assist library services with circulation and lending, co-development of tutorials, learning objects and other web based resources, virtual workshops and incoming support requests.
  • Provide assistance and training to students using the course management system, online conferencing systems, select library systems and others.
  • Work closely with other Hatch Learning Commons staff to achieve departmental goals.
  • Work with other Hatch Learning Commons staff members to track frequently asked questions from students and assist in developing a series of responses for such inquiries and in updating information provided to students, as appropriate.
  • Assist in the development and delivery of programs in response to identified student support needs as they arise.
  • Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work-study students (as assigned)


Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required. Master's in student personnel, higher education administration, library science, instructional design, educational technology or related field desirable.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills; be comfortable making numerous phone and email contacts with students. Must be able to interface well with faculty and the academic administration.
  • Extensive computer skills including Microsoft Office and Google Apps as well as experience with video creation and editing software.
  • Experience with online education and course management systems.
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot technology issues.
  • Experience with providing reference and technical support via synchronous and asynchronous tools.
  • Willingness to work flexible and extended schedule including weekends and evenings when necessary.
  • Ability to adhere to University policies and procedures.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and within FERPA and HIPPA guidelines.
  • Should be committed to a culture of diversity, respect and inclusion; demonstrated ability to build working relationships with people having a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences different from ones' own.
  • General knowledge of the University's mission, purpose and goals and the role this position plays in achieving those goals.


Additional Information:

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Bay Path University is a diverse community devoted to proactively nurturing a campus-wide culture that promotes and ensures respect, inclusion and safety for all members regardless of race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity, socio-economic background, or physical ability. We are one University that opens our hearts and minds to conversations, to learning and to creating a community that is welcoming of all. Regardless of position, it is expected that each employee will embrace this commitment and demonstrate an attitude of respect toward and acceptance of all members of our community.

Bay Path University is a smoke- and tobacco-free community. 

All offers of employment are contingent on satisfactory background checking.


Application Instructions:

Applicants for this position should attach a cover letter resume / curriculum vitae, the contact information for four (4) professional, work related references and any other relevant information pertaining to this position and your candidacy. Please apply online.  Faxes and emails will not be accepted. 

Bay Path University is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and learning in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women and all underrepresented backgrounds.  An Equal Opportunity Employer, Bay Path University is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff. 

For more information, see the full description at: "Learning Commons Support Coordinator"

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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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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/.

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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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