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Young Adult Services Librarian, Pelham Public Library, Pelham, NH

Young Adult Services Librarian, Pelham Public Library, Pelham, NH

The Pelham Public Library in Pelham, NH (pop. 12, 897) seeks an energetic Young Adult Services Librarian to join our team. The duties for this full-time position include collection development, community outreach, and program development focusing on youth 12-18 years old. Additional duties include covering a public service desk one night per week and weekend hours on a rotation.

A Masters in Library Science and a minimum of two years of professional library experience is required. Specialized education, training or experience may be substituted for part of the educational requirement.  Experience with Wordpress, Canva, and Instagram a plus.

Position overview:

  • Initiates, plans, and conducts a variety of programs and activities to encourage the use of the library by young adults between the ages of 12 and 18, including but not limited to films and unique events, reading clubs, and school and community outreach
  • Promotes programs through social media, creating flyers and sending press releases to area schools, media, and town message board
  • Experience editing and maintaining webpages
  • Knowledge of recreational and educational needs of young adults
  • Ability to translate young adult needs and interests into effective library services and programs
  • Ability to maintain a safe and welcoming environment for Young Adults and all patrons at the library
  • Knowledge of and interest in current trends in library services for young adults and young adult literature and other materials for youth
  • Knowledge of standard library procedures, current information technology, especially social media, and database search capabilities
  • Takes a leadership role in developing an effective and productive teen advisory group (TAG)
  • Maintains a creative and engaging space for teens by creating interactive bulletin boards and book displays monthly
  • Reports to the Head of Children's Services.
  • Liaison, along with Children's and Emerging Tech Librarians, to Pelham schools

Salary range is $40,000-$49,000 with excellent Town benefits package.

Open until filled.

Please submit application, resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to rgavelis@pelhamweb.com

Applications can be found at: https://www.pelhamweb.com/sites/pelhamnh/files/file/file/2016-06-06_town_of_pelham_employment_application.pdf

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Program Director for University Records Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Program Director for University Records Management, Brandeis University 

Responsible for expanding the University Records Management (URM) Program across Brandeis, the Program Director for University Records Management will strategize, design, coordinate, and execute initiatives concentrated on the identification, control, security, retention, and availability of Brandeis records and their use. Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Archives & Special Collections, the Program Director will build upon foundational services established for paper records, grow the URM program into the electronic records domain, and take a leadership role in service refreshments with respect to record generation and usage. The Program Director will pursue the URM program mission with respect to the dynamic evolution of electronic, technological, and information governance environments, while delivering traditional paper-based services.

 

At Brandeis University, our mission and history are rooted in the pursuit of social justice; thus we aim to include this value in all that we do. We are seeking candidates with a variety of social identities, including those that 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.

 

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead the expansion and maintenance of the Brandeis records retention schedule, covering all categories of Brandeis records through inventories and stakeholder relationships.

  • Direct the Records Assistant and student assistants in the maintenance, growth, and monitoring of operational, paper-based records services (storage, destruction, and document scanning), maintaining and optimizing vendor relationships supporting these services.

  • Working with IT services, lead efforts toward data retention management for enterprise systems, including the Workday ERP system.

  • Lead, develop, and update communication activities and products to increase awareness of record stewardship responsibilities, efficiencies, and risk avoidance throughout Brandeis.

  • Manage the URM program budget.

  • Collaborate with University Archives staff to ensure that records with enduring historical value are preserved.

  • Lead and provide consultation across Brandeis on various information lifecycle management efforts with respect to records compliance and record and information efficiencies.

 

Qualifications:

  • At least three years of experience working within an enterprise records management program.

  • Master's degree in Library and or Information Science, MBA, or other relevant advanced degree required.

  • Experience with record retention policy development and with recordkeeping systems.

  • Strong grounding in information governance best practices, trends, and issues.

  • Ability to plan and execute at the program level.

  • 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.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with a collaborative, client-service orientation.

  • Ability to communicate precisely and effectively with IT professionals.

  • Familiarity with higher education, its regulatory environment, and its records-related considerations preferred.

  • Certified Records Managers (CRM), Information Governance Professionals (IGP), and/or Certified Information Professionals (CIP) qualifications preferred.

  • Special qualification: The successful candidate must be able to handle, lift and move boxes weighing up to 50 lbs.



How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume as a single document at

http://www.brandeis.edu/humanresources/jobs/external.html. Elect option for "New Applicant". Sort the job listing by clicking the Job ID column heading. Locate the desired job listing. Click the job title and then Apply Now.



Closing Statement:

Brandeis University is committed to providing its students, faculty and staff with an environment conducive to learning and working and where all people are treated with respect and dignity. Toward that end, it is essential that Brandeis be free from discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, gender identity and expression, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, genetic information, disability, military or veteran status or any other category protected by law (also known as membership in a "protected class").

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Systems Coordinator, Providence Community Library, Providence, RI

Systems Coordinator

Providence Community Library

Salary: $27.88 per hour

Hours: Full time w/Benefits

Posted: July 19, 2018

Deadline: External applications accepted until the position is filled.

 

Providence Community Library is seeking a Systems Coordinator who will supervise staff at the Knight Memorial library.  S/he will successfully manage staff, volunteers, security, and work studies. The position requires creating a professional, team oriented, and productive working environment, as well as an open, inviting atmosphere for library users. S/he will be responsible for the successful delivery of all library services in the building, including collection maintenance, programming, marketing and outreach, and information and readers advisory.

 

The Systems Coordinator will be responsible for managing circulation and customer service procedures and polices across the PCL system.  S/he will consult with staff, update policies and procedures, and research and implement innovations and trends in the areas of circulation and customer service. The Knight Memorial Systems Coordinator will work together with other Systems Coordinators and library administrators to synchronize services for the whole of PCL.  

 

Systems Coordinators serve on the administration team and are responsible for mentoring, supervising, and supporting all public service staff in all library locations, including, but not limited to, situations requiring an immediate or timely response.

 

Duties: 

    • Supervises and supports all library staff in their roles; initiates mentoring, professional development, and/or corrective action as needed.  
    • Directs day-to-day workflow of the library staff, including but not limited to librarian(s), clerks(s), specialist(s), and volunteers.  Approves bi-weekly timesheets and schedules temporary staff as needed.
    • Responsible for scheduling and arranging coverage, including planned and short notice absences.
    • Responsible for monitoring and reporting security, maintenance, and custodial issues.  This includes training the security guard on PCL procedures. Maintains close communication with the Facilities Department.
    • Ensures delivery of successful customer service and impactful programs by responding to community needs.
    • Collaborates with community organizations, elected officials, and schools to promote and facilitate their use of the library and to foster strategic partnerships.
    • Markets library collections, programs, services and resources.
    • Collects, maintains and analyzes library statistics.
    • Serves as liaison to the library's Friends Group.
    • Works with other PCL Systems Coordinators, Library Director, and Chief Operating Officer to analyze, plan, and implement neighborhood library services, library layout and design, and facilities upgrades.
    • Actively supports teamwork. Conducts meetings as needed to keep staff up to date on policies, procedures and other library developments.
    • Reviews effectiveness of library service policies and procedures, recommending updates as needed.
    • Maintains knowledge and professional skills in specialty areas of circulation and customer service. Regularly communicates relevant information to PCL staff.

 

Requirements:

MLS from an ALA accredited program. Five years of professional library experience which includes supervisory management experience with at least 3 years (or equivalent) in a public library setting. Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus.

 

Send resume, cover letter and three references to:   

Maria Melvin, HR Manager, mmelvin@provcomlib.org, (401) 467-2700 x.1606.

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Assistant Librarian, Circulation, George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library, Hudson, NH

George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library

Assistant Librarian - Circulation Services (Full-Time)

 

Duties: Serves patrons at the Circulation Desk and assists the Circulation Librarian in collection development and the overall management of Circulation Services. Circulates library material, assists patrons in using the library and its electronic resources, and provides hands-on technical assistance to patrons as required. Coordinates the library's Interlibrary Loan activities and provides Reader's Advisory services. Also assists in training newly hired employees in circulation and shelving procedures. Coordinates the library's volunteer program and interviews and trains and assigns volunteers to appropriate work areas. Manages special projects as assigned and performs other job-related tasks as needed.

 

Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree or higher is required. Computer literacy and knowledge of social media, online resources and Microsoft Office required, along with good organizational and communication skills, punctuality, and attentiveness to detail. Must be public service oriented, have excellent customer service skills, work independently with minimum supervision, and enjoy active participation in a collaborative environment.  Applicants must possess the willingness to learn new skills, good judgment and initiative. Must be able to push or pull carts, do a moderate amount of bending, squatting, lifting (up to 40 lbs.), stretching and standing for extended periods of time. Previous experience in public library circulation services is preferred.

 

Closing Date: July 31, 2018 or until filled.

 

Salary: $15.50/hour to start, 40 hours per week with some evening and weekend hours.

 

To Apply: E-mail résumé and letter of interest to Linda Pilla, Library Director, director@rodgerslibrary.org

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Leadership Transitions & Data Administrator, Arts Consulting Group, Boston, MA

Based in ACG's Boston office, the Leadership Transitions and Data Administrator (Administrator) will be a highly organized, detail oriented, and effective team member who will work closely with and provide operational and administrative support to the Leadership Transitions team. The Administrator will undertake an array of executive search-related administrative functions, a broad range of data entry and database management responsibilities, and special projects that advance the effectiveness and efficiency ACG's Leadership Transitions practice. Reporting to and working closely with ACG's President, this individual will play a key role in maintaining applicant and resume database information critical to ACG's operations, supporting the implementation of executive search and interim management processes.

The Administrator's responsibilities will span the cycle of an executive search, from proposal development through candidate placement. T

o apply, please submit a cover letter and resume outlining specific experience and demonstrable accomplishments to Administrator@ArtsConsultingGroup.com.

For more information visit http://artsconsulting.com/employment/leadership-transitions-and-data-administrator-2018/.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Library Director, East Bridgewater Public Library, East Bridgewater, MA

LIBRARY DIRECTOR, the successful candidate will oversee staff of 12 full and part time employees, budget of $488,000, and a collection of 55,000 volumes. 

Qualifications: MLS and 5 years of professional library experience with administrative, management, and program development responsibility after the MLS. Public speaking and successful grant writing experience required. The library has been awarded a provisional grant for the renovation and expansion of the East Bridgewater Public Library. Experience in such projects a strong plus. Salary range $63,000 to $70,000 commensurate with experience.

Letter of application, resume, and references to: Search Committee, cat.lea.Holbrook@gmail.com by August 17, 2018.

Position reports to: East Bridgewater Public Library Board of Trustees

In keeping with the mission of the East Bridgewater Public Library, the Library Director is responsible for developing and supporting all efforts necessary to maintain a free library, responsive to the community's needs for information, education, and recreation. Working closely with the Board of Trustees, the Library Director develops library policies, monitors library services, develops and manages the budget, creates public relations materials, supervises staff and volunteers, oversees the library facility, and stays informed of developments in library management.  

Qualifications

A Master's Degree in Library Science from an accredited college or university plus five years of progressively responsible library administration experience including at least three years in a supervisory capacity.

Planning and Policy-Making

Working with the Board of Trustees, the Library Director:

  • Develops long range plans to support and promote the mission of the library
  • Develops short range plans to address specific issues
  • Formulates, recommends, and implements policies to the Board of Library Trustees
  • Develops descriptions of staff positions

Library Services

The regular assessment and development of library services is important to fulfilling the mission and vision of the East Bridgewater Public Library. To support these efforts the Library Director:

  • Plans, organizes, and regularly evaluates a program of service that supports the mission of the public library and reflects the needs of the East Bridgewater community
  • Purchases and maintains technology that delivers, monitors, and enhances library services
  • Compiles and records library statistics and assembles them for monthly meetings of the Board of Library Trustees, the annual town report, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners

 

Financial Operations

The coordination of all aspects of fundraising and expenses is vital to insuring the financial stability of the East Bridgewater Public Library. In order to insure efficient and responsible management of the library budget the Library Director:

  • Prepares the annual budget for Board review and approval in a timely manner
  • Presents budget requests to Board of Selectmen
  • Administers and monitors expenditure of library funds to stay within approved budget
  • Works with Town Treasurer to review monthly reports and keep abreast of various funds and accounts
  • Identifies, pursues and supports all fundraising efforts through grant writing, planned giving, underwriting and the annual appeal
  • Prepares grant proposals for state agencies, foundations and other organizations to fund programs
  • Acts as a conduit between Board, staff and volunteers to ensure smooth implementation of fund-raising activities within the daily operations of the library

 

Public Relations

The Library Director is responsible for:

  • Managing internal and external communication of the East Bridgewater Public Library including but not limited to brochures, newsletters, fliers, and newspaper articles
  • Identifying and pursuing public relations opportunities that engender good will toward and promotion of the East Bridgewater Public Library
  • Developing and maintaining cooperative relationships with the East Bridgewater Town Government, the East Bridgewater School System, the East Bridgewater Historical Commission, and other community/civic organizations

 

Personnel Management

As the immediate supervisor of all library personnel, the Library Director:

  • Recruits, trains, evaluates and, when necessary, terminates all staff and volunteers
  • Assigns duties, defines staff responsibilities, and administers wages
  • Promotes staff development by providing opportunities for staff to attend workshops and conferences

 

Board of Trustees Representative

The Library Director informs the Board of Trustees of all relevant library business. As an ex officio member of the board, the Library Director:

  • Participates in monthly meetings of the Board of Trustees and provides a detailed report of library operations and developments at each meeting
  • Provides professional expertise and guidance to the board including but not limited to presenting information on pertinent legislation from local, state, and federal agencies, discussing trends in library technology, funding, and management wherever possible

 

Professional Development

To stay aware of new trends in library management and technology, legal issues facing libraries, and new ideas for programming the Library Director:

  • Attends meetings, workshops and conferences
  • Maintains membership and participates in professional library associations

The Library Director's job also includes any other duties that are requested by the Board of Trustees or that are essential to ensuring that the East Bridgewater Public Library provides the best possible library service to the community.

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

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

The posting is available at

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Operations Content Manager, Red River Technology, Claremont, NH

The Operations Content Manager (OCM) will be a creative, flexible, and self-motivated individual with strong organizational and interpersonal skills and the ability to manage change in a fast-paced and flexible company.  Initially, the OCM will be tasked with consolidating and structuring multiple disparate content and knowledge storage locations into a highly flexible but organized content management architecture within Red River.  This individual will then continually interface with stakeholders across the company to identify file storage requirements, continually evolving the knowledge management environment to improve scalability and efficiency and managing applicable content within the created structure.

Implementing and supporting third party add-ons as well as supporting and working with other Red River team members to implement custom integrations between applications will be required for this position.  The OCM should be familiar with Microsoft SharePoint site collection structuring and creation and have experience with creating and supporting SharePoint sites.  Experience with SaaS storage, knowledge management, and collaboration applications such as Box, Basecamp, and Communifire is a plus.

Primary Position Tasks:

  • Creation and management of corporate knowledge management system
  • Maintenance and monitoring of content management policies
  • Administration and support of corporate document storage applications
  • Assistance with implementation of in-house and third party add-ons and integrations
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Education/Certification/Experience Requirements:

  • Able to quickly learn and utilize new software applications
  • Able to successfully build strong working relationships with coworkers and clientele
  • Excellent at multitasking; able to successfully execute multiple projects simultaneously
  • Familiar with configuring MS SharePoint site and site collection administration
  • Fluent with Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Education/Certification/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Experience with designing, building, and managing corporate documentation structure

Essential Elements (Mental; Physical; Equipment used):

This position is an office position that requires sitting at a desk for multiple hours throughout the work day.  This is an in-office position located in Claremont, NH with likely 10% travel.

  • We work with purpose, looking to disrupt the status quo in meaningful ways.
  • We act with integrity, showing respect for all and demonstrating our commitment to ethics
  • We value collaboration and work as a team to accomplish goals
  • We elevate creativity, and support curiosity to re-imagine the use of technology
  • We have a strong work ethic, and seek continuous improvement in all we do
  • We embrace philanthropy, working together to drive positive change and lasting impact within communities around us

Candidates for the job should possess excellent organizational skills as well as the ability to efficiently multi-task. Ideal candidates have a strong focus on day-to-day operational excellence, and a personal style that builds trust, and inspires loyalty. The candidate should be motivated, proactive, be able to learn and adapt quickly.

Established in 1995, Red River delivers information technology solutions to a worldwide military and civilian customer base and the New England enterprise market including healthcare, financial services and education customers. Red River is ranked the 5th fastest growing company in NH by Business NH Magazine and has demonstrated consistent year over year revenue and employee growth since its inception. With corporate offices in Claremont, NH, Red River has satellite offices in Virginia. 

EOE M/F/DISABLED/Vet

Red River Computer Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status.

Red River offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an exceptional work environment. If you are ready to join a growing company, please submit your resume and cover letter (required).

Please apply here.

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

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

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

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

Qualifications

Required

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

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

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

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

Additional Information

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

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

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

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Adult Services Librarian, Robbins Library, Arlington, MA

Full-time Adult Services Librarian

 

The Town of Arlington is seeking a full-time Adult Services Librarian to join the innovative and dynamic Adult Services department at Robbins Library. The Adult Services team is dedicated to developing responsive programs for our diverse community. We also take pride in new collections like our Library of Things, co-sponsored by the Friends of the Robbins Library and Sustainable Arlington.

 

The library system in Arlington consists of the Robbins Library (main) in the center and the Fox Branch Library in East Arlington, which also bookend the Arlington Cultural District designated by the Mass Cultural Council in 2017. Library trustees and staff along with the Arlington Libraries Foundation are currently engaged in Reimagining Our Libraries, a project to prepare facilities for a new generation of library users.

 

Robbins Library is convenient to several MBTA bus lines, the Minuteman Bikeway, and a variety of great restaurants and shops.

 

Duties: This librarian will assist patrons in using the library; respond to reference questions at our busy information desk; provide reader's advisory service; troubleshoot copiers, printers, microfilm machines and computers; manage collection areas as assigned; create engaging displays, booklists and finding aids to promote collections; plan, run, and evaluate programs for adults; use social media to market library services; and take on other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications: MLS from an ALA-accredited institution is required; one year of library experience; knowledge of print and digital information sources including databases and ebooks; strong commitment to providing excellent customer service; skill in working with diverse populations; strong oral and written communication skills; ability to work collaboratively on a team; creativity, flexibility, initiative, energy, and enthusiasm.

 

Arlington values diversity. We strongly encourage candidates of varied backgrounds, including people of color, persons with disabilities and others to apply.

 

Schedule: 35 hours/week, including evenings and the Saturday rotation (approx. one Saturday/month).

 

Pay rate: $52,275-$65,197

 

Open until: August 6, 2018

 

To Apply: Please apply online at https://www.arlingtonma.gov/departments/human-resources/employment-opportunities

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Assistant Director, Leominster Public Library, Leominster, MA

The Leominster Public Library is re-opening the search for an Assistant Director

 

The job description has been changed slightly to reflect new goals and services. The position is a full-time (34hrs/week) position with vacation and benefits. The starting salary is non-negotiable at $63,991 annually. Typical hours are 8:30-4:30 M-F, with possible nights and weekends.

 

Sample Responsibilities of this position include: 

  • Supervises the part-time Outreach Coordinator. Directly responsible for the training and evaluation of the Outreach Coordinator and oversees all aspects of outreach services; routinely monitors daily and regular work performance of all outreach services. Participates in and conducts outreach as needed.
  • Develops and maintains attendance records and weekly schedules for library personnel.
  • Manages the Gifts and Donations program.
  • Provides leadership in working relationships and communication, ensuring quality public service; encourages initiative and creativity. Contributes to creating an environment oriented to trust, open communication, creative thinking, and cohesive team effort.

 

 

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Library Science or a related field required. Three (3) years of library, non-profit, public administration, or related experience required.
  • Minimum three (3) years of progressively responsible administrative experience.
  • Minimum three (3) years of supervisory experience.

 

This position requires a progressive and innovative attitude; curiosity, drive, and a willingness to continuously improve and learn; and a desire to connect and collaborate with diverse populations, community members, boards, and local groups in order to make the Library a welcoming, educational, inspirational, and inclusive place. The ideal person in this position will have experience working with diverse populations in an urban community.

 

The position is open until filled, find the full job description at: http://www.leominster-ma.gov/depts/hr/job/jobs.asp

 

Email cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: whurley@leominster-ma.gov

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

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

 

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

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Executive Director, New Britain Youth Museum, New Britain, CT

The New Britain Youth Museum is seeking a new Executive Director. This full-time position is responsible for administration of a children's and cultural Museum in downtown New Britain, CT and The Hungerford Park Nature Center in neighboring Kensington, CT.

Responsibilities include business administration of the organization and working with staff in the planning, funding, and implementation of programs, exhibits, and events. The Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of the arts, the humanities, sciences and the environment through innovative programming, interactive exhibitions and the unique collections of the Museum.

Minimum of 5 years' experience in management, preferably in a museum, other educational organization or non-profit. Demonstrated experience and success in grant writing and fundraising. Salary 48K-55K depending on experience. Benefits available.

For a more detailed job description and requirements visit newbritainyouthmuseum.org - About Us Send cover letter & resume to: nbymuseum@gmail.com

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 48K - 55K

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Executive Director, Enfield Shaker Museum, Enfield, NH

Founded in 1987, Chosen Vale, Inc. dba Enfield Shaker Museum (ESM) is a small and growing not-for-profit educational institution established to preserve and protect the Shaker heritage in Enfield, New Hampshire. Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the Executive Director will be the visionary and operational leader for ESM.

The successful candidate will be strategic, goal-oriented, innovative, charismatic, community-oriented, and entrepreneurial. He/she will have a proven record demonstrating strategic thinking, strong management, excellent communication skills, and successful fundraising. He/she will be the public face of ESM and will be the primary liaison between ESM and its individual, corporate and foundation donors. The candidate will have a passion for education, history, preservation, and for the mission of ESM. The ideal candidate will have experience working with and supporting staff and volunteers and a history of successfully leading growth within an organization.

Bachelor's degree required; Masters Degree advantageous. Formal training in history, historic preservation, American Studies, Museum Studies, or Not-for-Profit Management a strong plus. 3 - 5 years of relevant experience, including business planning, fundraising, budgeting, staffing, and programming.

Full job description at https://www.shaker museum.org.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and résumé to enfielddirectorsearch@gmail.com 

Position is open until filled.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Director of Operations, Old South Meeting House, Boston, MA

Old South Meeting House seeks an experienced professional to oversee the finance and operations of this historic museum and gathering place on Boston's Freedom Trail.

The Director of Operations oversees maintenance and ongoing preservation and renovations of Old South Meeting House and the day to day operational functions of the organization, which has a staff of 15 full- and part-time employees.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Operations will play a leadership role in the organization through facility management, human resources operations, and other internal operations.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to hr@osmh.org

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Public Services Librarian, Worcester Public Library, Worcester, MA

The Worcester Public Library is seeking candidates for the position of Public Services Librarian! This position is a professional position under the general direction of the Public Services Coordinator. The incumbent will assist with all aspects of public services in a busy department, including providing customer assistance at various service points. This position participates in development of adult collections, programming and outreach activities, and information literacy instruction. The ideal person in this position will possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills and have experience working with diverse populations in an urban community.

For a full job description visit: www.mywpl.org/jobs-wpl

SALARY: $48,359.10 - $69,272.27 annually; $23.17 - $33.19 hourly

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Technical Services & Reference Librarians, Stevens Memorial Library, North Andover, MA

The Stevens Memorial Library seeks to fill two part-time (18 hours a week) positions. Duties are divided between two functional areas in the Stevens Memorial Library: Technical Services and Reference Service.

Technical Services duties: perform goods receipts process for library materials and associated billing to insure accurate and timely payment of library accounts, including communication with vendors, Library accounting and Sirsi, Dynix, Symphony. Reference Service: provide information and reference, readers' advisory, etc. to patrons. Instruct and promote the use of the Library's electronic resources (e-book, e-encyclopedia, e-music, etc.). Actively participate in staff development and training opportunities when appropriate. Keeps current on trends in the library field, attends workshops, and reviews professional journals. The percentage of time for the duties is approximately 75% of time is spent on Cataloging and approximately 25% of the time is on the Reference Desk. 

Qualifications

Education: Master's in Library Science (MLS) or Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree from an American Library Association accredited Library School or MLS / MLIS in progress with cataloging and reference coursework completed.

Experience: Knowledge of basic library cataloging principles and procedures, Dewey Decimal System, subject assignment, MARC record format and computerized data entry. 1 year cataloging experience in an automated library system in a public library setting. Demonstrate proficiency in current and emerging trends in library technologies (equipment and their applications).

Additional skills: Ability to initiate, organize, and self-direct work responsibilities under minimum supervision. Ability to collaborate and create positive working relationships in a team environment, including limited supervision of staff and / or volunteers. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Embraces opportunities to learn in a changing environment.

Physical Requirements: Performs duties under typical library conditions. Position requires frequent physical effort, such as carrying books (up to 20-30 lbs), pushing book carts (up to 150 lbs), bending, stretching, grasping, etc. to retrieve library materials. Able to view computer screens for extended time periods and able to operate computers, telephones, photocopiers, printers and other office-type equipment.

Compensation Rate: Librarian I (S-11) $21.68 - $25.97 in 8 steps; coursework in an MLS degree program Librarian I (S-12) $22.54 - $26.99 in 8 steps; MLS degree

Position is subject to the terms and conditions of the Town of North Andover's AFSCME - Professional Librarians collective bargaining agreement: (http://www.townofnorthandover.com/Pages/NAndoverMA_WebDocs/lm1316.pdf)

Schedule: 18 hours per week including 1 evening and a regular weekend (Saturday 10 am - 5 pm and Sunday 2 pm - 5 pm) in rotation from Labor Day through Memorial Day.

Deadline: Anyone interested in the above position must email a cover letter and resume to: Kathleen Keenan, Director

KKeenan@northandoverma.gov

Position is open until filled.

The Town of North Andover is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Cataloger, Patten Free Library, Bath, ME

The Patten Free Library in Bath, Maine is looking for an experienced cataloger to perform original and copy cataloging of the collections in our Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room, including print monographs, photographs, postcards, newspapers and maps.  Additional cataloging responsibilities include complex copy and original cataloging of other library materials in the general collection as needed.

 

Performance Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Cataloging experience of archival materials.
  • Knowledge of current cataloging standards.
  • Good knowledge of automated library systems and office applications.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills for working effectively with staff, volunteers, and patrons.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.

 

Minimum Qualifications: A Master's Degree in Library and/or Information Sciences from an ALA-accredited institution. At least three years' cataloging experience.

Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position: standing, lifting, bending, pushing and pulling full book carts (approx. 50lbs.).

 

Hours: Part-time (12 hours per week). Flexible schedule.

 

Wage: $20.00/hr.

 

Contact: Send cover letter and resume to Lesley Dolinger, Director lesley.dolinger@patten.lib.me.us

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

TITLE: Research Data Management Analyst

GRADE: 56

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

 

BASIC FUNCTION:

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

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

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

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

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

 

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

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Research Librarian, Deerfield Academy, Deerfield, MA

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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Technical Services Department Head, Waltham Public Library, Waltham, MA

Work in a busy, team-oriented MLN member library serving a diverse community with a collection of over 200,000 items.

Qualifications include: Master's Degree in Library Science; five years of public library experience with at least one year in a supervisory role; desire to organize and manage all library content for both public & staff; active interest in the evolving realm of digital content and delivery; superior computer skills including; excellent management, communication, customer service and organizational abilities; skilled with materials budget reconsiliation, ability to work with library staff and a diverse general public in a tactful and courteous manner. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Must pass a pre-employment physical with drug and alcohol screening, a Criminal Offenders Record Information (CORI) and a background check. Full description available at Human Resources Department.

Duties include: Overseeing all aspects of the Technical Services Department including analytic collection development, selection, acquisition, cataloging, processing, invoicing and quality control; staff and volunteer training, supervising and evaluating; Reference service provision; statistical and budget report production; extensive collaboration with other library departments and with MLN partners.

Preferred: Fluency in Spanish, Chinese, Haitian Creole or Portuguese; familiarity with III Sierra software.

35 hours per week including staffing a public service desk a minimum of one evening per week, minimum of one Saturday and one Sunday per month year-round.

Starting salary: $66,741. Excellent benefits.

Deadline to apply: Open until filled with preference given to applications completely received by August 17, 2018

Qualified candidates should submit, preferably in one complete pdf file:

  • Completed City of Waltham employment application

( https://www.city.waltham.ma.us/human-resources-department )

  • Three letters of professional reference

(Must be less than 2 yrs old. Also must be signed or sent directly from source)

  • Resume
  • Letter of interest to:

Mary Gullotti

Human Resources Department, 119 School Street, Waltham, MA 02451

MGullotti@city.waltham.ma.us / 781-314-3356

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Library Manager(s), Washington Park Libraries, Providence, RI

Library Manager(s) L-II


Olneyville, South Providence, Washington Park Libraries 

Providence Community Library

Salary Range: $23.35-30.25 per hour

Hours: Full time w/Benefits

Posted: June 12, 2018

Deadline: Internal applications submitted by June 20th, will be considered first. External applications accepted until the position is filled.

 

Providence Community Library is seeking Library Managers who will provide library service to the neighborhoods of the City of Providence. The Library Manager is expected to carry out the mission, vision, and values of PCL and to make a professional contribution to the organization. Library Managers may participate on committees to develop programs, services, policies/procedures, and to plan for the future of PCL. The Library Manager is expected to demonstrate a high degree of initiative.

 

Duties:

Primary duties include the provision of information and reader's advisory services, collection maintenance, programming, marketing and outreach services. Library Managers are responsible for service to children, teens, and adults both through assisting them individually and through the development and implementation of programs. Because neighborhood libraries are heavily used by youth, the Library Manager should be comfortable and able to provide a variety of appropriate services and programs for children and teens.

 

The successful management of staff, volunteers, security, and work study requires creating a professional, team-oriented,and productive working environmentas well as an open, inviting atmosphere for library users.

 

The position requires dedication to connect the library with its immediate community and to provide excellent customer service. Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work successfully with culturally diverse patrons of all ages, are essentialCoverage at other libraries and departments as needed. Hours include some evenings and weekends.

 

Requirements:

MLS degree from an ALA accredited institution with demonstrated interest in neighborhood library services. A minimum of three years of relevant professional experience in public library service is required. Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus.

Send resume, cover letter and three references to:

Maria Melvin, HR Manager, mmelvin@provcomlib.org, (401) 467-2700 x.1606.

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Library Director, Moore Free Library & Crowell Gallery, Newfane, VT

The Moore Free Library and Crowell Gallery is seeking a dynamic and forward thinking Library Director for our small private library serving the communities of Newfane, Brookline, South Newfane, and Williamsville Vermont. Well used by our community, this library houses a comprehensive general collection, an art gallery, 2 special collections and a community meeting space.

The ideal candidate will foster strong community relationships, work well with all ages, plan engaging programs, work on long-range planning and oversee the running of Crowell Gallery.

The candidate must have:

  • strong communication and organizational skills

  • experience training and supervising volunteers

  • Effective information technology skills

  • be warm, welcoming, and have a great sense of humor

The library director is responsible for day-to-day operations, managing the library budget, working with the Friends Group and the Board of Trustees. A Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program or VT Library Certification is preferred but not required. This is a part-time position, 24 hrs per week. Begin August 15th or when position is filled. Compensation commensurate with experience.

The Moore Free Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Submit resume, cover letter, and references to the Board at MooreFreeLibraryBoard@gmail.com or Moore Free Library, PO Box 208, Newfane VT 05345 Attn: Board of Trustees.

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

Part-Time Instruction Librarian Position

DiMenna-Nyselius Library

Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT

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

 

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

 

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

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

Assistant/Associate Librarian: Science and Engineering, UMass Dartmouth 

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

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

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

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Rare Book Cataloger, Harvard College Library, Cambridge, MA

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

 

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

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Assistant Access Services Manager, Emerson College, Boston, MA

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

For more information, click here.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Social Sciences Instruction Librarian, Smith College, Northampton, MA

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

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

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

 

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


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

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Administrative Manager, Stevens Memorial Library, Ashburnham, MA

The Stevens Memorial Library, Ashburnham, is seeking a part-time (20 hours/week) Administrative Manager.

Duties include:  Engaging in all levels of the Circulation Department, both public-facing and staff only. Overseeing proper protocol implementation, including cash management. Troubleshooting technical difficulties within the department as well as public-use technology. Managing library calendars. Completing payroll, bill warrants, and statistical reporting for the Director. Recruiting, coordinating, and overseeing the Homebound Delivery program. Other related duties as assigned.
20 hours per week. Includes evenings and weekends.

Qualifications
Must love Excel and data analysis. Superior communication and customer service skills with all population groups. Knowledge of current library technology and exceptional understanding of computer systems. Ability to direct and train employees, interpret and execute policies, implement procedures, and assign duties. Excellent judgment and decision-making skills. Knowledge of library principles, practices, services, laws, and ethics strongly preferred. Library experience preferred. Equivalent education and/or experience will be considered for the right candidate.

Education
Associate's degree required; bachelor's degree (preferably in business) or higher preferred.

Salary
$17.55/hr

Closing Date
July 14, 2018

How to Apply
Qualified candidates should submit a current resume and letter of interest to Emily Donnelly, Director (librarydirector@ashburnham-ma.gov). Only emailed applications will be accepted.

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Youth Services Librarian, St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, St. Johnsbury, VT

Job Title: Youth Services Librarian

FLSA Classification: Non-exempt

Reports to: Coordinator of Library Services

Summary:

The Youth Services Librarian is the professional with primary responsibility for the collections, programs, and services for children and young adults at the Athenaeum. This is a full time position with benefits. Please note that the schedule is Tuesday-Saturday.  

Qualifications and Skill Required:

  • A Master's Degree in Library Science preferred. Those with a Bachelor's degree and Certificate of Public Librarianship (or in the process of completing such) are encouraged to apply as well.
  • Thorough knowledge of current, professional library principles and practices.
  • Ability to work independently and in a small team setting.

See the full job description and application instructions on the Athenaeum website.  

Closes July 12.

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

Job #1: Public Services Assistant

15 hours per week

Available immediately 

Specific Duties:

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

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

 

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

 

Requirements:

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

 

Job #2: Archives Assistant (LHT)

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

(Part-time; no benefits) 

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

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

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

 

Skills, experience, credentials needed:

Required:

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

 

Desired:

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

 

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

Salary: $18 per hour.

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

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Multiple Job Openings, EBSCO Information Services, Ipswich, MA

Job #1: Content Designer

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases -- all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce. EIS, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., based in Birmingham, AL, is ranked in the top 200 of the nation's largest, privately held corporations according to Forbes magazine. EBSCO is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. We are looking for the best. If you are too, we encourage you to explore our unique opportunities.

Deliver all LSD, IR, EDS data partner, and RDK database projects on time with high-value features by supporting all relevant teams throughout the value stream and continuously improving internal processes, from data acquisition and requirements through specification and configuration. The Content Designer's understanding of the style/tradition of EBSCO database products, metadata standards and best practices, and technical understanding of EBSCO's eHost and other interfaces allows a product to be built, quality checked, and maintained effectively.

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with product managers on requirements for manipulating data to support key features for new and existing products within the EBSCOhost environment; this includes support for display and searching features.
  • Write detailed technical database design specifications that describe how to map bibliographic data sources to EBSCO's proprietary format; includes writing instructions for mapping data to XML formats.
  • Use ETL tools to carry out the instructions in design specifications.
  • Work closely with software developers and quality analysts on product configurations and complex data transformations to ensure accurate technical implementation of database functionality and appearance according to specifications.
  • Analyze third-party data sources to guide licensing decisions and advise EBSCO's data partners.
  • Provide troubleshooting support from a technical design perspective for existing products.
  • Provide insight into metadata best practices to help guide company-wide data normalization efforts.
  • For licensed secondary databases (LSDs), design and build databases from start to finish.
  • Ability to work independently on complex projects.

 Role-Based Competencies:

  • Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and articulately without being overly verbose or talkative.  Maintains this standard in all forms of written communications, including email.
  • Presentation: Ability to present product details to PM and stakeholders; able to explain options clearly; creates clear documentation and design specs
  • Continuous Improvement: Continually focused on improving the responsiveness and quality of the solutions delivered.  Constantly looking for ways to improve. Providing practical ways to apply these changes and inspiring teams to embrace them.
  • Attention to detail: Does not let important details slip through the cracks or derail a project.  Understanding of metadata best practices. Ability to assess metadata quickly, or make a complete, in-depth survey.  In-depth understanding of the details/impact of eHost and Admin in database projects.
  • Collaboration:  Works effectively with team members and cross functional teams to accomplish individual, team and organization goals.
  • Multi-Tasking: Thrives in fast paced environment that works on multiple projects and priorities.
  • Organization and planning: Plans, organizes, and schedules work in an efficient, productive manner. Focuses on key priorities. Ability to work independently on complex research projects.
  • Problem Solver:  Applies critical thinking, troubleshooting and structured problem solving to address root causes.  Proactively identifies and mitigates issues before they arise.
  • Results Driven: Focuses on desired results. Sets and achieves challenging goals.
  • Teamwork: Reaches out to peers and cooperates with supervisors to establish an overall collaborative working relationship.
  • Technology: Use of technology for project management, including email and Rally.

 Cultural Competencies:

  • Drive
  • Positive Attitude
  • Good Judgement
  • Open Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Desire to Make an Impact
  • Eager to Understand
  • Accountable
  • Decisive
  • Team Player 

 Requirements:

  • Masters of Library Science degree, or comparable experience
  • Minimum of two years in the field of librarianship or bibliographic database development or design, including demonstrated experience creating or manipulating bibliographic data in a searchable database environment
  • Minimum of two years of demonstrated experience with web-based bibliographic database search and retrieval techniques
  • Minimum of one year demonstrated experience with indexing methods as applied to bibliographic data
  • Minimum of one year demonstrated understanding of MARC21 bibliographic format
  • Minimum of one year demonstrated experience reading and understanding documents in XML format
  • Minimum of one year demonstrated ability to balance multiple projects concurrently in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Business analysis experience preferred, including project analysis, requirements production and management, process flow documentation
  • Experience reading or writing XSLT preferred
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Familiarity with standard bibliographic format standards (e.g. Dublin Core, JSON, NLM XML, JATS, MARC21) preferred
  • Excellent technical communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail 

Why the North Shore of Boston and EBSCO are great places to live and work!
Here at EBSCO we will provide relocation assistance to the best and brightest people.  We are 45 minutes outside of Boston just minutes from the beach in Ipswich, MA.  Ipswich is a part of the North Shore and contains a wide variety of locally owned shops, restaurants, and farms.  It is not only a great area to work but to raise a family.  Below are resources for you to review to better familiarize yourself with Ipswich and the North Shore area. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to reach out to EBSCO's Talent Acquisition Team.
 

http://www.massvacation.com/regions-towns/north-of-boston/

http://northofboston.org/

Apply today.

 

Job #2: Content Analyst

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases -- all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce. EIS, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., based in Birmingham, AL, is ranked in the top 200 of the nation's largest, privately held corporations according to Forbes magazine. EBSCO is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. We are looking for the best. If you are too, we encourage you to explore our unique opportunities.

EBSCO Information Services provides students, researchers, and health and business professionals around the world access to information that transforms their lives. EBSCO's Journal Content Pipeline manages the end-to-end content lifecycle, from extraction and transformation to product build, allowing our customers to easily search and discover journal articles that meet their needs.  

 We are looking for a team player who has a passion for metadata, industry content standards, and continuously improving the value of the content we deliver to our end users. The Content Analyst will use technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills to drive innovation that will significantly impact the quality, usefulness, and speed for content loading onto EBSCO products. The Content Analyst will be responsible for provider content feed analysis and troubleshooting, data profiling, and the support of up- and downstream teams that lead content acquisition and loader development. 

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Execute reporting on metadata and full text sources in a high-volume environment, including applying big-data technologies as appropriate
  • Identify high-value opportunities and targets for the loader pipeline, at the provider level and the loader level
  • Help facilitate formulation and adoption of technical standards regarding data structuring
  • Identify gaps in existing analysis capabilities and drive change to deliver needed tools and workflows
  • Write detailed technical loader design specifications that describe how to map bibliographic data sources to required format
  • Work closely with software developers and quality analysts on product configurations and data transformations to ensure accurate technical implementation 
  • Provide troubleshooting support from a technical design perspective for existing feeds and loaders
  • Provide insight into metadata best practices to help guide company-wide data normalization efforts. 

Requirements:

  • Master of Library Science degree, or comparable experience
  • Minimum of two years in the field of librarianship or bibliographic database development or design, including demonstrated experience creating or manipulating bibliographic data in a searchable database environment
  • Minimum of two years of experience with web-based bibliographic database search and retrieval techniques
  • Minimum of one year experience with indexing methods as applied to bibliographic data
  • Minimum of one year experience reading and understanding documents in XML format
  • Minimum of one year ability to balance multiple projects concurrently in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent technical communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Business analysis experience preferred, including project analysis, requirements production and management, process flow documentation
  • Experience reading or writing XSLT preferred
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Familiarity with standard bibliographic format standards (e.g. Dublin Core, JSON, NLM XML, JATS, MARC21) preferred
  • Excellent technical communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail

Apply today.

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Adult Services Librarian & Technology Specialist, Kingston Community Library, Kingston, NH

Adult Services Librarian & Technology Specialist, Full-time, Kingston Community Library

JOB TITLE: Adult Services and Technology Specialist  

Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides adult services. Provides technology support and training to the community via individual support and classes. Oversight of technical software and hardware, technology planning, website development, and maintenance. Management of ILS software and reports. Workflow and procedure development. Provides assistance, training and mentoring to the staff in oversight of circulation, cataloging, classification and maintenance of the library collection. Creates marketing materials, catalogs, and develops programming. Develops new programming and introduces new technology. Stay up-to-date on the latest technology trends. Utilize social media for outreach and to inform library users. Maintain log of computer network changes.

 

Job Requirements:

  • 2 years minimum experience providing ‪technical support
  • Library program development, marketing and hosting
  • Office suite; Word, Excel, Powerpoint & Outlook
  • Outlook & Outlook Express email configuration,
  • In depth knowledge of Windows OS
  • ‪PC imaging and configuration
  • TCP/IP, Routers, WAPs, Wireless, and other networking devices
  • Spyware / adware removal tools / antivirus programs
  • Savvy with search engine techniques
  • ‪Tech must be comfortable with all facets of PC, laptop hardware, setup and maintenance; including installation and configuration of hard drives, NIC's, printers, and other PC accessories.
  • Experience with Mac and ILS is preferred, but not required
  • Website design and development
  • Library circulation software support
  • Procedure development and writing
  • Grant writing

 

Job Duties:

  • Apply skills described above to resolve clients' issues
  • Troubleshoot software, hardware, network issues & peripherals
  • Reinstallation of OS
  • Removal of viruses/malware
  • Software upgrades and installation
  • PC Imaging and configuration
  • Helping end users understand software
  • Call clients' vendors for warranty and troubleshooting issues


Accountability: Reports to the Library Director. Works collaboratively with the Library Director, Circulation Assistants, Youth Services Librarian and Youth Services Assistant.

Experience: Bachelor Degree preferred. Previous library experience desirable.  Knowledge of MS Office suite required and graphic arts experience is desirable. Experience helping staff and the public with technology questions and training. Wide knowledge of computer software, hardware, internet, and mobile devices required. Knowledge of WYSIWYG web authoring software preferred. Knowledge of Deep Freeze, firewalls and security software preferred.

Salary: Full time salaried.  

Benefits: Medical, Dental
Schedule: 40 hours per week including one evening and Saturday hours.

Deadline: Open until filled. 

To Apply: Submit resumé, cover letter and the contact information of three references as .PDF files via email at Director@kingston-library.org

 

Kingston Community Library is an EEOC employer.                                                                        

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Family Literacy, Adult Literacy, & ESOL Assistant, Dedham Public Library, Dedham, MA

Family Literacy, Adult Literacy, and ESOL Assistant

Dedham Public Library

The Dedham Public Library is a rapidly evolving and highly adaptable public service organization, deeply committed to delivering phenomenal customer service. We are seeking a dynamic, self-motivated, innovative, and friendly person to join our team.

The Family Literacy, Adult Literacy, and ESOL Assistant reports directly to the Library Director and UX and Access Manager, and Circulation and Collections Manager. 

This position is responsible for:

  • Supporting family literacy, adult literacy, conversational English tutoring, and the library's ESOL programs
  • Community outreach and services
  • Provide direct service to the public assisting with circulation, library programming, reference, and special projects as needed.

The Family Literacy, Adult Literacy, and ESOL Assistant will work closely with all members of the Library team to develop programming and serve the public.

Background desired:

  • Extensive demonstrated work experience with low literacy and/or ESOL learners
  • Teaching and instructive experience
  • Bilingual/Bicultural
  • Familiarity with public schools
  • Knowledge of GED/HiSET and/or ACCUPLACER tests.
  • Experience working with a diverse user community inclusive of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds
  • Kind, flexible, convivial, innovative
  • Relentless energy and enthusiasm for learning, public service, and the implementation of new ideas, programs, and practices within the library to maximize community utilization.
  • Ability to thrive in an ever-changing, fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Oceans and eons of patience for all customers, internal and external
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends

Bonus points for:

  • Experience answering technology questions and providing device and digital content support
  • MLS degree, 3-5 years' experience in libraries
  • Strong Microsoft Office and social media skills

Full/Part Time

Part Time

Salary

Pay Range starts at $19.95/hr. Part-time position which includes evenings and weekends

How to Apply

If interested, please email your resume, cover letter and desired salary to Miriam Johnson, HR Director at mjohnson@dedham-ma.gov.

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Director of Museums, Newport Restoration Foundation, Newport, RI

Newport Restoration Foundation is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated leader to serve as its next Director of Museums.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Museums oversees operations at NRF's museum properties: Rough Point, Whitehorne House Museum, and Prescott Farm.

The ideal candidate will be an exceptional leader and administrator with a thorough understanding of 21st century museums and a willingness to adopt new approaches to improve the visitor experience and expand our community engagement. Assumes full supervisory responsibility for all Museum Department activities including interpretation and presentation of collections; exhibitions; education; public programming; audience development; and budget management. Work with the staff and Board to ensure the continued relevance of NRF's museums, and through the development of tours and programming, cultivate a radically welcoming atmosphere for all visitors. Have extensive background, knowledge, and experience in the field of museum studies and demonstrate an understanding of and appreciation for art generally and American material culture especially. Work with the NRF staff to align the interpretive approach at Rough Point and oversee the final preparation and execution of a plan to reopen Whitehorne on a broader basis.

Master's degree or Ph.D. in art history, history, material culture, museum studies, or related field.

A minimum of eight (8) years of professional experience in museums with increasing supervisory responsibility for collections, exhibition and program development, interpretation, visitor engagement, and team building.

Full job description at https://www.newportrestoration.org/director-of-museums/.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé and salary requirements to maeve@newportrestoration.org by July 27, 2018.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 4018497300

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Artlab Director, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

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

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

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 6174955330

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Assistant Reference Librarian, Attleboro Public Library, Attleboro, MA

Assistant Reference Librarian, Attleboro Public Library, Attleboro, MA
Part-time 15 hours/week $25.07 - 32.67 per hour

The Attleboro Public Library is seeking an Assistant Reference Librarian to explain library policy and services, perform reference and readers advisory services, and makes referral to other agencies as necessary. Posses a familiarity with the latest library technologies, reference resources, and available agencies which best answers patrons' questions or direct patrons to answers for their reference/library needs. Schedules and assists patrons with use of technology, including library computers and personal devices such as eReaders. Instructs library users on use of print and electronic resources. Assigned to circulation desk as needed. Performs related duties as required. Requires a thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of professional library work. Thorough knowledge of reference resources and the organization and management of library operations. Evenings and weekend hours are required.

Qualifications
Master's degree in library science and two years of progressively more responsible experience in library work, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have strong computer skills and be able to assist library patrons in use of library computers.

Closing Date
July 12, 2018

How to Apply
If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to the City Personnel Office, 77 Park St., Attleboro, MA 02703 or personneloffice@cityofattleboro.us no later than July 12, 2018.

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Youth Services Librarian, Worcester Public Library, Worcester, MA

The Worcester Public Library is seeking a Youth Services Librarian! This is a professional position under the immediate supervision of the Youth Services Branch Manager and under the general direction of the Youth Services Coordinator. This position is responsible for connecting children and teen library patrons with the information they seek, and developing and implementing engaging library programs, collections and services, throughout four branch libraries located in our public elementary schools. This innovative way of delivering public library services to youth will require someone who is self-motivated, adaptable, and creative. The ideal person in this position will possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills and have experience working with diverse populations in an urban community. 

Salary: $48,359.10 - $69,272.27 annually; $23.17 - $33.19 hourly

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides exemplary reference and reader's advisory service for children, young adults, parents, teachers, and other adults; looks for opportunities to help library customers feel welcome
  • Teaches use of basic and specialized reference tools, computer, equipment, etc.
  • In collaboration with other professional staff, builds, manages and promotes an extraordinary children's collection
  • Seeks new ways to utilize the best technological developments
  • Conducts bibliographic searches/inquiries using every possible resource
  • Makes connections, reaches out and represents the library in the community
  • Plans, develops and implements innovative and engaging programs for children, teens, students, parents, educators, and other adults who work with children and teens
  • Collaborates with a team of professional and paraprofessional staff and with other city agencies and organizations
  • Takes pride in our library, creating and maintaining beautiful displays, bibliographies, finding aids, and spaces
  • Stays informed of professional and community developments affecting the library and librarianship
  • Trains, supervises and evaluates pages and volunteers for the children and teen areas of the library
  • Interprets library services and policies to patrons in a clear and courteous manner
  • Contributes to creating an environment oriented to trust, open communication, creative thinking, and cohesive team effort
  • Actively participates in staff development and training opportunities
  • Works at various locations within the library system, including mobile library services
  • Performs other duties, as assigned, consistent with the functions of the work unit and level of responsibilities

Minimum Job Qualification Standards for Performing Essential Job Functions:

  • Understand library patrons and excel when connecting youth, parents, students and adults who work with children with library resources by demonstrating knowledge of search skills using paper and electronic resources
  • Commitment to outstanding public service for children 11-14/Rev. 06-18/JE
  • Engage others who are passionate about providing an exemplary patron experience
  • Ability to organize and self-direct work responsibly
  • Collaborate and foster positive working relationships while working as part of a team
  • Ability to work cooperatively with all staff at every level
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of patron information
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate with professional and paraprofessional staff about concepts, ideas, and requirements
  • Strong commitment to consistent excellent customer service to a diverse population in an urban environment
  • High level of professionalism and commitment to the organization
  • Embrace opportunities to learn in a fast-paced changing environment
  • Demonstrate proficiency in current and emerging technologies
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to create positive working relationships with a diverse staff
  • Ability to learn and use library technologies
  • Ability to maintain patron confidentiality
  • Ability to push book carts and bins loaded with library materials
  • Ability to reach and retrieve books at high and low shelf heights
  • Ability to stand and or sit for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to perform bending, stopping, lifting, pushing, and twisting
  • Ability to perform repetitive hand and arm motions for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to move or lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Knowledge of the principles and correct usage of the English language including grammar, punctuation, and spelling

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual

Minimum Requirements

Education: MLS/MLIS, including graduate credit in youth services, from a library school accredited by the American Library Association or approved by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners

Experience: Relevant experience in libraries, bookstores, schools and/or with children is preferable

Schedule: Includes evening and weekend assignments and working at other locations

Travel: Ability to travel to required locations in a timely manner. A valid driver's license is required

CORI/SORI: Must pass a Criminal/ Sex Offender Background Check

To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter on or before Friday, July 13, 2018, to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. EOE/AA employer. Preference given to Worcester residents.

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Project Archivist, New Bedford Free Public Library, New Bedford, MA

PROJECT ARCHIVIST, NEW BEDFORD FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY, NEW BEDFORD, MA
Title: Project Archivist (term, part-time)
Location: New Bedford Free Public Library, Special Collections
Start date: July 30, 2018 (flexible)
                     
End date: November 30, 2018
 
Schedule: 180 hours; 10-12 hrs/wk (negotiable)

Pay rate: $15.00/hour
CORI requirements: required
 
Duties:   
The New Bedford Free Public Library, Special Collections department seeks a Project Archivist for a grant-funded preservation project to identify, arrange and describe, rehouse, catalog, and prepare for digitization the James Bunker Congdon collection (1 linear foot of manuscript and printed material), which contains a compilation of antebellum materials related to slavery and abolition, the changing racial dynamics of American whaling in the mid-19th century, and area history.
This project is funded through the Network to Freedom Grant through the National Park Service.
Requirements:
  • ALA-accredited master's degree in library science with a concentration in archives management, or students currently enrolled in such program.
  • Experience processing archival collections and familiarity with best practices.
  • Knowledge of DACS and MARC standards.
  • Strong organization and time-management skills; attention to accuracy and detail is essential.
Strong organization and time-management skills; attention to accuracy and detail is essential.
Apply with cover letter and resume to Olivia Melo, Library Director, 613 Pleasant St., New Bedford, MA  02745

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

TITLE: Research Data Management Analyst

GRADE: 56

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

 

BASIC FUNCTION:

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

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

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

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

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

To apply for this position, please visit the Harvard Careers website. This position will be publicly visible starting on July 11th, 2018. 

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Children's Librarian, Oliver Wolcott Library, Litchfield, CT

Children's Librarian. The Oliver Wolcott Library in Litchfield, Connecticut seeks a dynamic, creative and resourceful Children's Librarian with excellent communication skills and a passion for working with children and families. The Children's Librarian is responsible for planning and implementing all aspects of children's services including programs, services, and materials for children birth to 18, with a focus on services for birth to 14.

 

The Oliver Wolcott Library is located in the beautiful Berkshire Mountains of Northwestern Connecticut. The Library has strong community support and an excellent staff. To read more about the Library and to see our Core Values visit the Library's website at: www.owlibrary.org

 

Responsibilities include: Develop, plan and implement all aspects of children's services from birth to 18 with a focus on birth to 14; plan and conduct comprehensive programming for toddlers, preschools and school-age children such as story hours, book discussion groups, and annual summer reading program; plan and implement materials, program events and services that support emergent literacy; collection development; management of program funds assigned to children's services; and coordinate and implement outreach programs particularly with the local public schools.

 

Qualifications: M.L.S. strongly preferred. Current enrollment in an MLS program or an advanced degree in an applicable field may be considered. Thorough knowledge of library principles, methods, materials and administrative processes required. Demonstrated experience working with children, parents and caregivers; passion and commitment to children's services; demonstrated knowledge of collection maintenance; ability to develop, plan and implement programs for children birth to 18; demonstrated ability to work with independently and as part of a team; ability to work with frequent interruptions; excellent verbal and written communication skills; excellent organizational skills and ability to achieve set goals in a timely fashion; and thorough working knowledge of the Internet and basic computer technology.

Full-time. 35 hours a week. $49,250 to $53,000. Excellent benefits. Some Saturdays and evenings required.  

Send letter of interest and resume by August 6 to Ann Marie White, Library Director at awhite@owlibrary.org.

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On-Call/Substitute Law Librarians, AccuFile, Inc., Boston, MA

AccuFile, Inc., a professional library services firm is seeking several flexible, experienced law librarians to work as on-call or substitute librarians in the Boston and New Hampshire areas.

Work assignments are part-time and may include summer vacation coverage assignments to include two or more firms in a week.

**GREAT opportunity for library professionals to supplement their income***

Qualifications:

  • Law library/legal research experience is required
  • Must have MLIS or working towards an MLIS degree
  • Must be able to provide own transportation

 

Salary: $30-35 hr. Dependent upon education and related experience.

If you are interested in either of these opportunities, please email your resume to Karen Gatteny at jobs@accufile.com.

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Law Librarian, Accufile, Inc., Boston, MA

AccuFile, Inc., a professional Library services firm, is seeking several forward thinking, flexible and experienced part-time Law Librarians. This is a great opportunity for someone seeking ongoing Library work in the Boston area!

 

The Law Librarian performs a wide range of duties in support of the Firm's personnel and on-site library including; research and reference assistance, collection development, technical services, and library maintenance. The ideal candidate must be a hands on, highly organized individual with the ability to work approximately 10-12 hours/week. 

 

Core responsibilities:

  • A working knowledge of principles and procedures of professional library work including methods, practices, and techniques of library classification, cataloging, and reference services.
  • Participates in and coordinates orientation and training of new attorneys/staff as requested
  • Provide skilled and sophisticated legal and non-legal research using traditional and electronic resources.   
  • Ability to deliver superior service to all internal and external customers and communicate effectively.

 

Qualifications:

  • MLIS, plus JD or related experience is required
  • 1-3 years' relevant experience in a law firm environment
  • Ability to deliver superior service to all internal and external customers and communicate effectively.

Salary is dependent upon the level of education and experience.

 

To be considered for this position please forward cover letter and resume to Karen at jobs@accufile.com.

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Assistant Director, Acton Memorial Library, Acton, MA

The Town of Acton is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Director at Acton Memorial Library, reporting to the Library Director. 

Duties: Oversee all collection development including the allotment and spending of the materials budget. Perform materials selection and collection maintenance for significant portions of the collection. Seek and assess new trends in library resources and services, especially in technology. Perform outreach to seniors, immigrants, and other target groups, including public speaking. Collaborate with other Town departments or community/area organizations working with the same groups. Schedule and run staff meetings. Develop and oversee delivery to the homebound through the use of volunteers. Coordinate programs and displays. Participate in the development of publicity, especially social media. Approve vacation schedules across all library departments and coordinate coverage as needed. Assist in the preparation of state aid reports. May advise Senior Librarians and other supervisors on training, supervision, or written staff evaluations. Participate in the selection and interview of candidates for professional positions, and for other positions on request. Work with the Director and department heads within the library to consider future direction. Assist the Director in budget development and presentation. Work with library-related groups. Represent the library at meetings, including standing in for the Director at Minuteman Library Network Membership Meetings and Library Board of Trustee meetings. In charge during the Director's absence. Book meeting rooms in the absence of the Administrative Assistant and Director. Fill in on public service desks as needed, including: answering library users' questions and assists them in finding needed information and materials and in computer use; explaining library policies and procedures to the public; performing basic computer troubleshooting as the need arises. Performs other tasks requiring similar levels of skill and responsibility.

 

Minimum Entrance Requirements: ALA-accredited Masters degree in Library Science plus the equivalent of 5 years of full time progressively responsible professional public library experience in a high volume, fully-automated library; of which 3 years of collection development experience across a range of subjects, genres, and formats; of which 3 years of supervisory experience, preferably including supervision of professional staff (these years may be concurrent with each other and with the 5 years of professional public library experience); experience in programming; demonstrated communications, organizational and public service skills; experience working with a multicultural community and staff; experience in personnel evaluation; experience in the production of flyers, handouts, and other publicity.

Special Requirements: Work schedule includes one night a week and one Saturday in three; additional evenings or weekend days as needed. Ability to travel to other sites in Acton, the Network's Central Site in Natick, and other locations.

Preferred Qualifications: 3 years administrative experience, including financial record-keeping (these years may be concurrent with the experience required above); additional years of experience in collection development; experience as an assistant director in a public library; experience in personnel matters, including selection; experience working with community groups; experience with RFID; experience in policy and grant writing; fluency in Chinese, Russian, or Portuguese (Brazilian dialect).

 

Pay RangeI-14 $73,636.51 - $96,078.96 10 steps; hiring range: $73,636.51 - $80,464.62

 

To ApplySubmit resume and cover letter to Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 472 Main Street, Acton MA 01720. Or e-mail to hr@acton-ma.gov. Acton is an EOE.

 

Deadline: July 29, 2018

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Technology Librarian, Pease Public Library, Plymouth, NH

DEPARTMENT: Library

LOCATION: Pease Public Library, Plymouth, N.H.

REPORTS TO: Assistant Director and Director

TITLE: Technology Librarian, Part-Time

HOURS: 21-26 Hours/week

STARTING PAY: $14.25/hour

 

DESCRIPTION: The Pease Public Library in Plymouth, NH is seeking a self-motivated professional with excellent communication skills for the position of Technology Librarian. The ideal candidate will have at least a Bachelor's degree and can demonstrate flexibility and good judgement under varying circumstances. The ability to multi-task and provide quality customer service is essential. Must be a community-oriented, hands-on worker. Must be prepared to attend staff meetings, remain current on professional trends through library journals and conferences, and assist in planning team projects. Proficiency with Microsoft Office is required.  Some Saturday and evening hours are also required.

 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work routine circulation desk shifts *
  • Install and update software weekly under the direction of IT Specialist
  • Troubleshoot issues with both Mac and PC platforms for patrons and staff
  • Work 1:1 or in small groups to provide technology training to patrons and staff
  • Update the library's circulating mobile devices, such as iPads, and Kindles
  • Inform and educate patrons about electronic resources, such as NH Downloadable Books
  • Keep the library Web site and social media content current and engaging

*Routine Circulation Desk Shifts tend to include:

  • Checking materials in and out
  • Registering new patrons
  • Answering the telephone
  • Organizing reserve materials
  • Scheduling meeting spaces and events
  • Scheduling computer usage and answering patron computer questions

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred. Previous library experience preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Office required especially Word, Excel and Publisher. Knowledge of Google.docs and social media required. Must enjoy working with the public and as part of a team.

Plymouth, N.H. is a vibrant community committed to diversity, arts and education. The Pease Public Library Staff is honored to play a role in serving its citizens with current information, technology, and quality entertainment. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

 

Please send cover letter, resume, and three references to the following by July 17, 2018:

Diane Lynch, Director

Pease Public Library

1 Russell Street

Plymouth, N.H. 03264

Or email to dlynch@peasepubliclibrary.org

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Library Teacher, Mulready Elementary, Hudson, MA

Qualifications: 
Under the direct supervision of the Director of Technology and elementary Principals the Elementary Library/Media Specialist should possess the following qualifications:

  • DESE license as a library teacher
  • Completed a teacher preparation program/educational degree, and hold a master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or from a master's level program in library and information studies.
  • Classroom teaching experience preferred
  • Technology applications and ability to use web tools 

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Plans instruction that incorporates classroom and library curricula, the research process, and information/media literacy appropriate for elementary students.
  • Creates learning experiences by providing group and individual instruction, assessing student progress, and evaluating activities.
  • Collaborates with classroom teachers as a partner in the instructional process.
  • Assists students and teachers in selection of reading and instructional materials.
  • Advocates and promotes reading and life-long learning.
  • Incorporates technology to enhance learning.
  • Manages and supervises the library facility.
  • Creates and maintains an environment conducive to learning.
  • Benchmarks the School Library Program (SLP) to school, state, and national standards.
  • Stays current in professional practices and educational research.
  • Participates in the recruiting and training of library volunteers.
  • Develops and maintains resources appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, and instructional strategies of the school community.
  • Establishes communication and networks with the Hudson Public Library staff.
  • Establishes procedures for selection, acquisition, circulation, resource sharing of material in all formats.
  • Promotes the ethical use of information: copyright, fair use, and licensing of intellectual property.
  • Creates Makerspace areas to extend student learning opportunities.

For more information, click here.

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

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

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

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

Qualifications

 Basic Requirements:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

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

Apply here.

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Director, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, Boston, MA

The John F. Kennedy (JFK) Presidential Library and Museum seeks a collaborative, visible, and visionary leader to serve as its next Director. One of the 14 Presidential Libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the JFK Library and Museum serves as the nation's memorial to President Kennedy - sharing the story of his life, times, and legacy. It is dedicated to the memory of our nation's 35th president and to all those who through the art of politics seek a new and better world. With significant opportunities to expand on digitization and global civic engagement, the new Director will arrive at a time where JFK's message - and the work of the enterprise - has never been more relevant.

The next Director will manage the programs and activities of the Library and Museum, including archival, exhibits, public and educational programs. S/he will lead a talented and dedicated staff of 30 and work closely with NARA peers to ensure Library operations are in alignment with the Agency's strategic goals. The Director will act as a liaison and partner to the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation to ensure the success of its programs and allow this public/private partnership to continue to flourish.

The successful candidate will support the Museum's collecting and research interests; increase investments in technology to make resources and documents more accessible online; and build creative partnerships with outside organizations.

Please direct all inquiries, nominations, referrals, and applications to: Andrew Lee, Vice President, Allison Pickett, Associate, Isaacson, Miller

www.imsearch.com/6645

Phone: (202)682-1504

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Preservation Specialist, Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, Boston, MA

Preservation Specialist

 

The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners is looking for an experienced and energetic library professional to join our team as a Preservation Specialist.

 

Job Description:

Reporting the Head of Library Advisory and Development, the Preservation Specialist provides technical assistance to libraries, archives, and other cultural institutions  to develop and implement local preservation and disaster preparedness programs and plans; develops and implements programing on issues concerning collection preservation, environmental monitoring, security, disaster preparedness and response, and conservation and recovery; plans and implements the federal LSTA grant programs; coordinates with libraries, archives, preservation organizations, and State Agencies to further develop and implement a coordinated statewide preservation program.

 

In addition the Preservation Specialist represents the MBLC on a variety of related preservation and archival organization's boards and committees.

 

Qualifications:

Demonstrated knowledge and experience of:

  • Principles and practices of library management and archival preservation and administration including emergency and security planning
  • Principles, practices, and standards of digitation as a library and/or archival tool
  • Ability to study, analyze, and recommend solutions based on knowledge of library services, for problems related to collection management and development
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills including the ability to write and lead workshops in matters relating to preservation, disaster preparedness, security, and archives
  • Thorough knowledge of preservation issues, trends and best practices in libraries, archives and preservation

 

Experience:

  • Graduate degree with a major in library science or a related discipline from an American Library Association accredited graduate library program
  • At least four years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in a public, academic, or special library. Preferred, at least one year includes responsibilities in archives and/or preservation management
  • A current and valid Massachusetts Class 3 Motor Vehicle Operator's License

 

Substitutions:

  • A Bachelor's degree with a major in library science or a related discipline from an American Library Association accredited graduate library program may be substituted for a maximum of 2 years of the required experience.
  • A Graduate degree with a major in library science or a related discipline from an American Library Association accredited graduate library program may be substituted for a maximum of 3 years of the required experience.

 

Preferred Requirements:

  • A Master's Degree in Library Science or Library Information Science from an American Library Association-accredited graduate program, with a concentration in Archival Studies or Preservation.

 

Salary Range: $64,107.94 - $87,129.90 

Full position description/details and application instructions are available on the MassCareers site:  https://massanf.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=1800045H&tz=GMT-04%3A00

 

Please note: application (including resume and cover letter) must be submitted via MassCareers at the above link.

The Preservation Specialist position will remain open until filled.

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Multiple Positions, Lahey Health, Burlington, MA

Job #1: Assistant Director, Prospect Management & Research Services

 

Location:

Burlington, MA

 

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director, Prospect Management & Research Services in the Philanthropy department, the Assistant Director, Prospect Management & Research Services is responsible for preparing high-quality, confidential research materials on current and potential donors, and proactively identifying new prospects in support of the fundraising activities of Lahey Health. The Assistant Director is also responsible for supporting the Director in prospect management activities.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

 

Research/Data Collection/Analysis
A. Conduct biographical, business, and financial research on individuals, boards, corporations and foundations using a variety of online services, databases and other public information as well as internal sources.
B. Analyze research information to evaluate a prospect's financial capacity, ability to give, willingness to give, charitable interests and connection to the organization
C. Assist with maintaining wealth ratings and updated contact information for all donors in gift officer's portfolios
D. Verify, update and record various types of information in Raiser's Edge database

 

Prepare Confidential Materials
A. Prepare confidential research briefings. in-depth profiles, and event bios for members of the development staff and senior leadership team
B. Proofread/edit materials to ensure information is complete, accurate and presented appropriately

Pipeline Development
A. Perform detailed wealth screenings on patients, donors and other groups of current or potential supporters. Make recommendations for gift officer assignments.
B. Assist in the identification of individual giving, planned giving, major gift, corporate and foundation prospects
C. Monitor news publications for potential prospects as well as news articles on current Trustees and major donors

Prospect Management
A. Support prospect management and portfolio management activities
B. Assist in the preparation of portfolio reviews by updating prospect information, analyzing portfolio information, making recommendations, and preparing materials
C. Develop and maintain working relationships with frontline fundraisers
D. Actively participate in cultivation/solicitation planning and strategies

Other
A. Utilize the Research Request tracking system to track and prioritize requests for research
B. Identify opportunities to utilize advanced research techniques and sources to enhance the quality of research data and materials produced. Work with leadership to investigate, plan and implement new products or procedures and best practices
C. Run queries, exports, and/or reports as needed to extract data/information from Raiser's Edge database
D. Collaborate with colleagues across all Philanthropy units to achieve department goals
E. Attend and participate in team meetings, department meetings, organizational meetings, and/or professional webinars, seminars, or conferences as needed
F. Other duties as assigned

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Education: Bachelor's degree required

Licensure, Certification & Registration: N/A

Experience:
A. Experience in a business environment required, 1-3 years in a fundraising department of a non-profit organization preferred
B. Experience in internet-based prospect research tools and techniques required
C. Familiarity with Raiser's Edge, ResearchPoint, Lexis Nexis, Foundation Center, Donor Search, Foundation Search, iWave, SharePoint and/or Omatic products preferred

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
A. Demonstrated ability to think critically and analytically
B. Ability to analyze large amounts of data and summarize in a user-friendly format
C. Excellent writing and oral communication skills
D. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively
E. Must have strong attention to detail
F. Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office
G. Ability to work independently on multiple projects and prioritize work in a deadline driven environment
H. Flexibility to adjust to changing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
I. Ability to exercise independent initiative
J. Commitment to treat all information as highly confidential

 

Job #2: Prospect Research Analyst

 

Location:

Burlington, MA

 

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director, Prospect Management and Research Services, the Prospect Research Analyst is responsible for collecting and recording data, preparing high-quality, confidential research materials on current and potential donors, and proactively identifying new funding opportunities in support of the fundraising activities of Lahey Health.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

 

Data Collection and Enhancement 
A. Conduct biographical, business, networking and financial research on individuals, boards, corporations and foundations using a variety of online services, databases and other public information as well as internal sources
B. Evaluate a prospect's financial capacity, ability to give, willingness to give, charitable interests and connection to the organization
C. Assist with maintaining wealth ratings and updated contact information for all donors in gift officer's portfolios
D. Verify, update and code various types of information in Raiser's Edge database

Prepare Confidential Materials
 
A. Translate information into usable confidential research snapshots, briefings, in-depth profiles and event bios
B. Proofread/edit materials to ensure information is complete, accurate and presented appropriately

Pipeline Development
A. Perform both high level and detailed wealth screenings on patients, donors and other groups of current or potential supporters; verify and record results
B. Monitor news publications for potential prospects as well as news articles on current Trustees and major donors

Other 
A. Utilize the Research Request tracking system to track and prioritize requests for research
B. Identify opportunities to utilize advanced research techniques and sources to enhance the quality of research data and materials produced. Work with leadership to investigate, plan and implement new products or procedures as appropriate
C. Run queries, exports, and/or reports as needed to extract data/information
D. Attend and participate in team meetings, department meetings, organizational meetings, and/or professional webinars, seminars, or conferences as needed
E. Other duties as assigned 


Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and experience required

Licensure, Certification & Registration: None required

Experience: 
A. Experience in a business environment required, a fundraising department of a non-profit organization preferred
B. Experience in internet-based research tools and techniques required
C. Familiarity with Raisers Edge, ResearchPoint, Lexis Nexis, Foundation Center, Donor Search, Foundation Search, iWave, SharePoint and/or Omatic products preferred

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: 
A. Demonstrated ability to think critically and analytically
B. Ability to analyze large amounts of data and summarize in a user-friendly format 
C. Excellent writing and oral communication skills
D. Must have strong attention to detail
E. Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office
F. Ability to work independently on multiple projects and prioritize work in a deadline driven environment
G. Flexibility to adjust to changing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
H. Commitment to treat all information as highly confidential 

 

To Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to Lauren Cronin at lauren.a.cronin@lahey.org and submit your resume online at www.lahey.org/careers.

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Head of Metadata Services, Brown University, Providence, RI

Brown University

Head of Metadata Services

 

Brown University Library invites creative and forward-looking applicants for the position of Head of Metadata Services. We are seeking a leader who has worked on metadata assessment, discovery initiatives focused metadata indexing and policy, and is prepared to oversee a department responsible for the creation and management of MARC and non-MARC metadata across the Brown University Libraries.

Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Access Services and Collection Management, the Head of Metadata Services provides leadership, both within the Metadata Services Department and throughout the Library, for the development, implementation, and assessment of metadata infrastructure and policies. The position supervises and coordinates the metadata services department, coordinates database and discovery systems quality management, and leads the outreach and development of internal and external partnerships related to metadata services. It oversees units responsible for all aspects of the library's metadata, including: shared cataloging, special collections cataloging, managing batch MARC record loads, database maintenance, and authority control for all formats and collections. The Head of Metadata Services collaborates with other library departments to ensure priorities are met and the library-wide goals associated with metadata are accomplished. The position directly manages 4 librarians, and oversees a department of 13.

The Head of Metadata Services will actively participate in national and international discussions relating to the access, retrieval, description, and management of information resources, and will collaborate with external partners to extend the work of the department and enable the department to contribute to the development of the library metadata field.

Job qualifications

  • Required education: MLS degree from ALA-accredited program or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years of successful experience in staff supervision and training in a library environment.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience and demonstrated proficiency with current cataloging rules and standards (RDA, LC-PCC PSs, LC vocabularies, MARC21, etc.) and a variety of metadata schema (MODS, EAD, etc.), interoperability, emerging metadata standards.
  • Thorough understanding of the relationship between bibliographic and authority records in an automated environment, including discovery system functionality generated from MARC and non-MARC metadata.
  • Knowledge of or demonstrated interest in BIBFRAME and LRM development and other library applications of linked open data.
  • Interest in developing metadata practices and technologies.
  • Excellence in the following skills: verbal and written communication, interpersonal, planning, organizational, and analytical.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace. 
  • Reading knowledge of a foreign language
  • Interest in serving the needs of the Brown community of users and in maximizing access to the library resources.
  • Experience in working with bargaining unit staff is preferred.

 

To Apply: please visit Brown University's career opportunities website at:   https://brown.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/staff-careers-brown/jobs and reference REQ146317 Complete an application online, attach documents, and submit for immediate consideration. Documents should include cover letter, resume, and the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. 

 

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

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Head of Technical Services and eCollections, Merrimack Valley Library Consortium, North Andover, MA

Job Title: Head of Technical Services and eCollections

Company Name: Merrimack Valley Library Consortium

Library Type:  Library Consortium

Job Type: Full-Time

Salary:  $65,695 to $87,480 DOQ (Yearly Salary)

Description:

The Head of Technical Services and eCollections is an innovative individual that develops, documents, and implements workflows that provide effective bibliographic control for MVLC databases.

This position manages the daily technical services operations at the Consortium office, including the supervision of Central Site staff. S/he establishes priorities for a variety of tasks based on organizational needs and staff availability. In addition to monitoring bibliographic quality, s/he serves as a resource for acquisitions, cataloging, and serials control questions. S/he ensures bibliographic records are processed in a timely manner by the MVLC cataloging staff.

The position performs professional, hands-on cataloging duties, when necessary, for both print and non-print collections. An awareness of cataloging standards/technology and best practices related to bibliographic control and eContent collections is vital to the position.

The position also oversees the development of Consortium-wide eContent collections, including centralized materials selection, acquisition, processing, and reporting. A knowledge of the current issues and trends in eContent licensing, purchase models, access methods, and copyright is required.

Finally, the Head of Technical Services and eCollections works collaboratively with the Consortium's management team to develop strategic planning and direction that improves the quality and timeliness of MVLC's services and electronic collections for its member libraries and their patrons. S/he must think creatively to solve problems while coordinating day-to-day technical services operations, training workshops, and other user support initiatives. The Head of Technical Services and eCollections consults with member library staff and Consortium user groups to determine how well their database and collections automation needs are being met.

The Head of Technical Services and eCollections may be required to act in place of the Executive Director in the absence same.

The Head of Technical Services and eCollections reports to the Executive Director.


 

Head of Technical Services and eCollections:

  • May be required to assume the duties of the Executive Director in his/her absence, overseeing daily operations and assigned duties.
  • Supervises the eContent Collections Librarian, Database Manager, and Network Cataloger. 
  • Collaborates with technology services staff in activities related to loading and processing database files. 
  • Designs, delivers, and evaluates Consortium-wide staff training, workflow consultation, and documentation for new and existing technical services and electronic collections technologies. This includes all ILS-based technical services applications (BLUEcloud Cataloging; Symphony Cataloging, Serials, Acquisitions) and electronic resources, particularly eContent documentation for patrons.
  • Develops and documents procedures and practices to maintain the accuracy and integrity of the libraries' bibliographic, item, serials, and order databases.
  • Evaluates the Consortium's eContent requirements and provides recommendations to members for new services, products, policies, procedures, equipment, and staffing as needed. Stays apprised of current trends, issues, and practices in public library information services.
  • In conjunction with the MVLC Helpdesk, provides direct consultation and troubleshooting to library staff relative to their use of technical services applications and eContent collections.
  • Collaborates with the Executive Director, Systems Librarian, Collaborative Services Librarian, and appropriate member library user groups in the evaluation, selection, implementation, and configuration of automation products and services that benefit member libraries.
  • Attends appropriate committee/user group meetings, and serves as liaison for technical services and eContent applications.
  • Ensures that the technical services and electronic collections staff are providing effective communication and quality customer service to member libraries.
  • Effectively cooperates and communicates with coworkers, vendors, and patrons.
  • Compiles, publishes, and distributes reports and statistics related to the shared use of eContent collections and ILS technical services applications and usage.
  • Performs other relevant duties as assigned.

MVLC considers this role to be a senior-level position for a professional librarian.  The successful candidate will collaborate with the Executive Director, colleagues on the MVLC staff, and our members.   If you are willing to infuse this position with relevance through hard work, energy, creativity and dedication to serving our members, this position is for you!


 

Qualifications:

  • ALA accredited MLS
  • Three to five years technical services and eContent collection management experience, including supervisory and administrative responsibilities
  • Experience with automated library systems, preferably SirsiDynix Symphony
  • Knowledge of current national cataloging and metadata standards
  • Experience with the OCLC Connexion client software
  • Experience with third-party vendor online ordering systems (Ingram, Baker & Taylor, Midwest Tapes)
  • Experience with eContent platforms, especially OverDrive
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proven customer service orientation
  • Attention to detail
  • Positive attitude and flexibility
  • Knowledge of PC environment
  • Public library experience desirable

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Eric Graham, Executive Director, via email to egraham@mvlcstaff.org.

About Merrimack Valley Library Consortium

The MERRIMACK VALLEY LIBRARY CONSORTIUM (MVLC) is a member-driven, patron focused library network serving 36 public libraries in the greater Merrimack Valley region of Massachusetts. The Central Site is located at 4 High Street - Suite 175, North Andover, MA. MVLC is a member-governed customer support organization that helps librarians in the Merrimack Valley serve their communities. Our libraries serve an aggregate population of 766,883 citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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Multiple Openings, Blaisdell Memorial Library, Nottingham, NH

Title #1: Children's Librarian (Part-time) - Blaisdell Memorial Library, Nottingham, NH 

Supervisor: Library Director

Summary: The Blaisdell Memorial Library in Nottingham, NH seeks a creative, energetic professional with a passion for providing excellent library service to children and families. The Children's Librarian will instill a love of reading, libraries, and learning by providing a welcoming atmosphere, delivering quality programs, and maintaining an outstanding collection through traditional and innovative methods. The successful candidate will have a positive outlook, strong customer service skills, flexibility, a good sense of humor, and be a team player. As a small library our staff wear many hats and work closely together to best serve our patrons.

 

The Blaisdell Memorial Library is in interior Rockingham County, 15 miles from the University of New Hampshire, with easy access to major highways, exceptional natural resources, and a wide range of recreational opportunities. The library serves a supportive community of approximately 5,000, has 2,800 library patrons, an annual circulation of 40,000 from its collection of over 18,800 items, and hosts a variety of programs for children, teens, and adults.

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: 

  • Plan, develop, schedule, and implement a variety of creative, enriching, and educational library programs for school aged children throughout the school year and during the summer. Programs occur weekly and monthly during after-school and/or evening and weekend time slots.
  • Manage the advertising of children's programs including the development of promotional materials and flyers, as well as social media (Facebook & Instagram) and the library website.
  • Keep statistical records for children's programs and attendance.
  • Perform regular collection development duties for the children's room, including reading professional publications and book reviews, selecting relevant titles, and weeding.
  • Is responsible for keeping the children's area neat and orderly including the regular development of relevant and engaging book displays and bulletin boards.
  • Collaborate with other children's department staff on scheduling, programs, procedures and other departmental needs. As well as coordinating with the Assistant Director monthly department meetings.
  • Seek out grant opportunities to supplement and diversify the children's collection and programs.
  • Attend conferences and participate in professional development opportunities as initiated by self or suggested by the director.
  • Duties also include shelving and shelf reading, readers' advisory, assisting with implementing the children's summer reading program, creating library displays, circulation and other duties as assigned.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of childhood development and experience working with children of all ages.
  • Knowledge of children's literature. Ability to cultivate good public relations, to work with parents and young patrons, to create and implement age-appropriate programs using a variety of media, and to nurture interest in reading, arts, culture and music.
  • Ability to interact and communicate courteously and effectively with the public and with other staff in a courteous and tactful manner, both verbally and in writing.
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication, problem solving, customer relations and teamwork skills.
  • High energy and an enthusiasm for public library services.
  • Ability to handle a great many details, some simultaneously, with accuracy.
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and the ability to work independently.
  • Ability to use Internet searching methods, apps, devices, and information resources.
  • Must be able to type and have good computer skills, including proficiency of email, Word, Google Drive, Publisher, Excel, and social media.
  • Due to the nature of the job's tasks candidate must be able to push or pull carts, do a moderate amount of bending, squatting, lifting (up to 40 lbs.) stretching and standing for an extended period.

 

Minimum Qualifications: 1 to 3 years of library experience; experience working with young children, preferably in programming; knowledge of library practices and services, children's literature and developmental levels and needs; combination of appropriate education and experience may be acceptable

 

Salary: $17 - $19 per hour, depending upon experience

 

Schedule: 21 hours/week + 3.5 hours/month

Tuesday                       10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Wednesday                 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Thursday                     10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday (1/month)     9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

 

Application Details: The position is open until filled and interviews will begin the week of July 10th. Please email cover letter and resume to Cara Marsh, director, at blaisdellml@comcast.net.

 

Title #2: Head of Circulation (Part-time) - Blaisdell Memorial Library, Nottingham NH

Supervisor: Library Director 

Summary: The Blaisdell Memorial Library in Nottingham, NH seeks an energetic and customer service-oriented professional to become our Head of Circulation Librarian. This position reports directly to the Library Director and is responsible for the daily proper function of the circulation desk, collection maintenance, and patron services. The successful candidate will have a positive attitude and outlook, strong customer service skills, flexibility, a passion for libraries, and be a team player. As a small library our staff wear many hats and work closely together to best serve our patrons. 

 

The Blaisdell Memorial Library is in interior Rockingham County, 15 miles from the University of New Hampshire, with easy access to major highways, exceptional natural resources, and a wide range of recreational opportunities. The library serves a supportive community of approximately 5,000, has 2,800 library patrons, an annual circulation of 40,000 from its collection of over 18,800 items, hosts variety of programs for children, teens, and adults.

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the daily operation of the Library's Online Integrated Library System (Apollo-Biblionix) and the circulation desk.
  • Maintains expertise in the use of the Library's ILS and catalog.
  • Advises the Library Director when repairs and maintenance are needed.
  • Responsible for applicable clerical procedures and for the training of circulation staff.
  • Provides patrons with general information on library services; assists and instructs patrons in using library services, equipment, and facilities.
  • Oversees and manages all holds and interlibrary loans processes, procedures, and requests.
  • Responsible for fulfilling library and patron book group interlibrary loans, including Reads-To-Go: NH KitKeepers.
  • Uses interlibrary loan or other appropriate referrals to aid and direct patrons.
  • Understands and performs all jobs related to library technical services; including but not limited to: cataloging and classifying library materials; maintaining an accurate, up-to-date database of library holdings; and physically processing items being added to and withdrawn from the collection.
  • Maintains consistency in the cataloging, classification, and physical processing of library materials.
  • Repairs or returns damaged materials, as appropriate.
  • Assists with collection development of print and media, including reading book review publications and maintaining 'automatically yours' authors for the collection. Advises the director on patron requests and additional titles the library should purchase.
  • Attend professional development and conferences, either self-initiated or director suggested.
  • Assumes authority in the absence of the Library Director in accordance with established Library policies.
  • Additional duties include shelving, shelf reading, readers' advisory, creating displays, and other duties as assigned.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Be able to work in accordance with the Library Director and maintain a clear line of communication.
  • Understands the latest professional cataloging and classification rules, plus library processing conventions.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, and organize work for efficient use of time.
  • Possesses strong computer skills including proficiency with email, Google Drive, Publisher, Word, Overdrive, and is willing to participate in applicable training when necessary.
  • Ability to interact courteously and effectively with the public and staff.
  • Ability to understand and interpret library policies, procedures and rules.
  • Ability to represent the library at professional and community meetings.
  • Due to the nature of the job's tasks, candidate must be able to push and pull carts, do a moderate amount of bending, squatting, lifting (up to 40 pounds), stretching, and standing for an extended period of time.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications: Minimum of three (3) years library experience, including automation, technical services, cataloging, and collection development experience.

 

Salary: $16 - $19 per hour, depending upon experience.

 

Schedule: 24 hours/week + 3.5 hours/month

Tuesday           9:30 AM - 2:00 PM

                                    Wednesday      9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

                                    Thursday         9:30 AM - 2:00 PM

                                    Friday              9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

                                    Saturday          9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

                                    (1/month)

 

Application Details: The position is open until filled and interviews will begin the week of July 10th. Please email cover letter and resume to Cara Marsh, director, at blaisdellml@comcast.net.

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Multiple University Openings, Library Science, Multiple Locations

 SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS:
   NEW! - Lead Academic - Deputy Vice Chancellor
   Higher Colleges of Technology
   Academic Affairs Department
   Abu Dhabi,    United Arab Emirates
   Date Posted: Jun. 13, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=107930&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-0e
____________________________________________________________________

   NEW! - Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
   American International College
   Academic Affairs
   Springfield, MA,    United States
   Date Posted: Jun. 4, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=107353&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-0e
____________________________________________________________________

   Dean of the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences
   University of Texas at Dallas
   School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences
   Dallas, TX,    United States
   Date Posted: Apr. 9, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=105598&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-2e
____________________________________________________________________

   Deputy Vice Chancellor - Academic Affairs
   Higher Colleges of Technology
   Academic Affairs Department
   Abu Dhabi,    United Arab Emirates
   Date Posted: Feb. 22, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=103915&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-0e
____________________________________________________________________

                     ACADEMIC POSITIONS
   Adjunct Instructor
   University of North Texas
   Department of College
   Denton, TX,   United States
   Date Posted: Jun. 23, 2017

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=94073&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-7e
____________________________________________________________________

   Adjunct Instructor
   University of North Texas
   Department of Information Science
   Denton, TX,    United States
   Date Posted: Mar. 21, 2017

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=90996&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-8e
____________________________________________________________________

   NEW! - Adjunct Instructor
   University of North Texas
   Department of Emergency Management and Disaster Science
   Denton, TX,    United States
   Date Posted: Jun. 21, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=108248&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
____________________________________________________________________

   NEW! - Assoc. or Full Prof. - Demography/Population Studies
   University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
   Minnesota Population Center
   Minneapolis, MN,    United States
   Date Posted: Jun. 20, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=108228&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
____________________________________________________________________

   NEW! - Lecturer in Communication
   University of Kentucky
   8M200:Communication
   Lexington, KY,    United States
   Date Posted: Jun. 14, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=107962&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
____________________________________________________________________

   NEW! - Nursing Liaison Librarian
   University of Kentucky
   88200:MEDICAL CENTER LIBRARY
   Lexington, KY,    United States
   Date Posted: Jun. 13, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=107916&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-8e
____________________________________________________________________

   NEW! - Lecturer, Communication
   Bryant University
   COMM-Communication Dept
   Smithfield, RI,    United States
   Date Posted: Jun. 4, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=107354&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
____________________________________________________________________

   NEW! - Professor: Communication
   Namibia University of Science and Technology
   Communiactions
   WINDHOEK,    Namibia
   Date Posted: May. 24, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=107094&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
____________________________________________________________________

   NEW! - Associate Professor: Communication
   Namibia University of Science and Technology
   Communications
   WINDHOEK,    Namibia
   Date Posted: May. 24, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=107092&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
____________________________________________________________________

   NEW! - Senior Lecturer: Journalism and Media Technology
   Namibia University of Science and Technology
   Communication
   WINDHOEK,    Namibia
   Date Posted: May. 24, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=107091&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
____________________________________________________________________

   NEW! - Librarian
   Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University
   Professional Development and Learning Resource
   Al Khobar, Eastern,    Saudi Arabia
   Date Posted: May. 23, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=107019&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-8e
____________________________________________________________________

   Research & Instruction Librarian
   Rhode Island School of Design
   Library
   Providence, RI,    United States
   Date Posted: May. 17, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=106822&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-8e
____________________________________________________________________

   Access Services Lead
   KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)
   University Library
   Thuwal,    Saudi Arabia
   Date Posted: May. 15, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=106742&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-8e
____________________________________________________________________

   University Archivist and Records Manager
   KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)
   University Library
   Thuwal,    Saudi Arabia
   Date Posted: May. 15, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=106741&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-2e
____________________________________________________________________

   Adjunct Instructor - Career Development
   University of North Texas
   Department of College
   Denton, TX,    United States
   Date Posted: Apr. 20, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=105976&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-7e
____________________________________________________________________

   Adjunct Instructor - CAS Internship
   University of North Texas
   Department of College
   Denton, TX,    United States
   Date Posted: Apr. 20, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=105975&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-7e
____________________________________________________________________

   Adjunct Instructor
   University of North Texas
   International Studies
   Denton, TX,    United States
   Date Posted: Apr. 9, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=105542&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-7e
____________________________________________________________________

   Wenzhou-Kean Univ. Anticipated Faculty Positions 2018-201...
   Wenzhou-Kean University
   School of General Studies
   Wenzhou,    China
   Date Posted: Mar. 23, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=104988&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
____________________________________________________________________

   Wenzhou-Kean Univ. Anticipated Faculty Positions 2018-201...
   Wenzhou-Kean University
   School of Communication, Media and Journalism
   Wenzhou,    China
   Date Posted: Mar. 23, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=104984&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
____________________________________________________________________

   Faculty Positions in Political Sci. for Fall 2018 - Socia...
   Habib University
   School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
   Karachi, Sindh,    Pakistan
   Date Posted: Mar. 1, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=104163&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
____________________________________________________________________

   Faculty Positions in Sociology for Fall 2018 - Social Dev...
   Habib University
   School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
   Karachi, Sindh,    Pakistan
   Date Posted: Mar. 1, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=104162&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
____________________________________________________________________

   Visiting Assistant Professor, Non-Tenure Track
   New York University
   Steinhardt School of Education and Human Development
   New York, NY,    United States
   Date Posted: Feb. 21, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=103885&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
____________________________________________________________________

   Faculty, General Studies
   Higher Colleges of Technology
   General Academic Requirements Division (GARD)
   Abu Dhabi, Ruwais, Ras Al Khaimah,    United Arab Emirates
   Date Posted: Feb. 21, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=103867&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
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   Faculty, General Studies (English)
   Higher Colleges of Technology
   General Academic Requirements Division (GARD)
   Abu Dhabi, Ruwais, Ras Al Khaimah,    United Arab Emirates
   Date Posted: Feb. 21, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=103865&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
____________________________________________________________________

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President & Chief Information Officer, Heritage Museums and Gardens, Sandwich, MA

Heritage Museums and Gardens seeks a creative leader and thinker whose vision, acumen, and character will inspire and excite all those associated with the organization. Heritage is preparing for a major capital campaign; this effort will be a focus of the President's work. Partnering with the Board of Trustees and the staff, the President will provide strategic direction, executive leadership, and administrative guidance to a complex organization. The President will possess the professional knowledge to oversee museums and gardens; a superb leadership skill set, including operational sophistication and a record of success in raising earned and contributed income; an inclusive approach; and a natural inclination toward collaboration and community engagement. Isaacson, Miller, the national executive search firm, has been retained to support the search committee in this effort.

The full position description and application portal can be found at: www.imsearch.com/6625

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

 

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Program Director, RAW Art Works, Lynn, MA

Raw Art Works (RAW) was founded in 1988 and in 1994 opened a space in Lynn, Massachusetts, with a group of passionate art therapists and resident artists who shared the belief that good things happen when kids feel they are a vital part of a creative community that truly cares.

The Program Director will oversee the delivery and performance of current programs, including fee-for-service contracts and relationships, in accordance with organizational goals and priorities.

Reporting to the Executive Director and serving as a member of leadership team, the Program Director will explore new initiatives for potential program growth, champion and actively participate in the strategic planning process, nurture the high quality of work that the program team produces, recommend improvements as necessary, and regularly celebrate successes.

Please submit a cover letter and resume with a summary of demonstrable accomplishments to RAW@ArtsConsulting.com.

For more information, visit http://artsconsulting.com/employment/raw-art-works-program-director/.

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University Archivist, Special Collections & Archives, Wesleyan, Middletown, CT

Wesleyan's Special Collections & Archives (SC&A) is the home of the University's archives, local history, manuscript, and rare book collections, including more than 500 collections of archival materials and over 40,000 rare books. In addition to being the official repository for historical University materials, SC&A holds the papers of Lincoln Memorial architect Henry Bacon, avant garde musician John Cage, and biographer and popular historian William Manchester, among others. SC&A has a very active program of outreach and instruction, with 120 class visits in academic year 2017.

Reporting to the Director of Special Collections & Archives (SC&A), this position is responsible for all aspects of the Wesleyan archives, manuscripts, and local history collections in all formats, including born-digital materials. As a senior staff member this position participates in management of SC&A. As a member of the professional library staff, serves as faculty liaison to one or more academic departments and selector in one or more disciplines.

Responsibilities include:

TEACHING
Present archival, manuscript, and local history materials to classes. Work with faculty to design assignments and promote use of these materials.

As backup for the Director, present rare books to classes.

REFERENCE 

  • Respond to complex reference inquiries.
  • Research confidential and complex aspects of Wesleyan history and policy for the University administration.

On a regular schedule, serve at the SC&A reference and reception desk.

COLLECTION MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT 

  • Develop policies and set priorities for archival technical services and acquisitions, transfer of University records to the Archives, and all aspects of born-digital records.
  • Participate in oversight of Wesleyan's institutional repository (IR).
  • Develop policies for archival materials, including theses, in IR.
  • Supervise the work of the Licensing Management Specialist related to IR and archival collections.
  • Manage projects related to archival, manuscript, and local history collections.
  • Lead departmental grant writing to fund such projects.
  • Build archival, manuscript, and local history collections through acquisition, transfer, donation, and other means.
  • Work with the Director of the Wasch Center and freelance interviewers and editors on the faculty emeriti oral history program.
  • Interview subjects that require particular discretion.
  • With the Director of SC&A, work with University Relations and with donors of major gifts to the Archives.

DIGITAL INITIATIVES

  • Lead departmental digital initiatives and projects in accordance with library goals.
  • Collaborate with Digital Projects Librarian on major projects.

OUTREACH 

  • Promote stewardship of archival materials to the Wesleyan community.
  • Promote the University Archives through exhibitions, presentations, writing, and other means.

PROCESSING

  • Manage all aspects of processing archival and manuscript collections.
  • Maximize discovery and preservation of archival and manuscript collections in all formats.
  • Delegate appropriate archival work to the SC&A Assistant and student workers.
  • Train, supervise, and mentor undergraduate students with advanced skills, graduate interns working on tasks that require archival facility, and temporary project archivists.

OTHER DUTIES

  • Serve as faculty liaison to one or more departments.
  • Monitor recent scholarship trends and select materials in these and related disciplines.
  • Conduct library instruction for groups and provide one-on-one research consultations.
  • Actively participate in the University's records management efforts.
  • Serve the University through participation in committees and other activities, particularly those involving University history.
  • Participate in library and archives professional organizations, locally, regionally, and nationally, through service on committees, presentations and publications, and in leadership positions.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited MLS or MA in history with a focus on public history or archives and at least 5 years' of relevant archival experience or an equivalent amount of education, training and experience.
  • Experience in academic archives.
  • Experience teaching, reference services. and using collection management and/or digital asset management systems.
  • Experience with digitization and electronic records.
  • Experience processing archival collections and with archival and metadata standards.
  • Knowledge of appropriate preservation practices for archival materials.
  • Ability to work both collegially and independently.
  • Effective communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to interact courteously with a wide variety of people, exercising diplomacy, discretion, confidentiality, and good judgment.
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Ability to move boxes weighing up to 40 pounds with or without accommodation.
  • Demonstrated commitment to work within a diverse environment and interact openly with individuals of different backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in related field.
  • Experience with rare books; course work may be substituted.
  • Experience with grant writing and records management.

For more information, click here: 

http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/6374

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Reference & Instruction Librarian, Bristol Community College, Multiple Locations, MA

Come and join our team! Bristol Community College is hiring a full time, tenure track librarian! With locations in Attleboro, Fall River, New Bedford, and Taunton, BCC is nestled in charming Southeastern Massachusetts - a great place to learn, grow, live and work. From city life to seaside, BCC locations are in close proximity to bustling metro areas such as Boston and Providence and centrally located to the spectacular beaches and coastline of Cape Cod, Newport, Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, and Block Island. The area is also home to fine dining, thriving historic districts, and a short commute to New England ski areas. 

 

https://bristolcc.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=99205

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Document Imaging Coordinator, City of Newton, MA

JOB DESCRIPTION
Implements City of Newton document imaging projects under the direction of the City Archivist and individual project supervisors.  Prepares files for the imaging process.  Implements the process for scanning a variety of documents and oversized plans.  Determines the correct settings to ensure quality of each document.  Performs other duties as assigned.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Prepare files for the imaging process.
  • Index scanned records, and analyze them for clarity and accuracy.
  • Implement the process for scanning a variety of documents and oversized plans.
  • Determine the correct settings to ensure qualify of each document.
  • Examine scanned documents for clarity and accuracy.
  • Perform document imaging and conversion tasks in accordance with federal, state and departmental quality control standards and procedures; ensure proper documentation and integrity of scanned images.
  • Ensure completeness of files; research missing documents; remove non-essential material; prepare and organize documents to conform to quality control standards, office procedures and system processes.
  • Attach the scanned record files to records in Community Plus and/or Laserfiche.
  • May assist City staff with imaging and records processing.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Associates and one to three years of related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Two years document imaging, records management work experience, or other related work experience.
  • A thorough understanding of electronic imaging processes and storage requirements.
  • Knowledge of record keeping and office procedures and the operation of office equipment such as personal computers and computer software, data processing and/or scanning and scanners.
  • Experience in an active records management program.
HOURS
Full-time, Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00
BENEFITS
  • City Retirement (Mandatory)
  • Deferred 457 Plans (Optional)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Insurance
  • Metro Credit Union
  • Tuition Reimbursement
Apply here.

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Substitutes, Marlborough Public Library, Marlborough, MA

Circulation Substitute
Duties include checking materials in and out using CW MARS' Evergreen ILS, assisting patrons in locating materials, re-shelving items and assisting with programming activities. Will perform other related library duties as assigned. This is an on-call position, hours are given as needed, but usually with generous notice.

Qualifications

High School diploma/equivalency required, college degree strongly preferred. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, be detail-oriented, possess excellent customer service skills and be able to solve problems and work independently. Previous library experience or customer service experience preferred.

Salary

$12.69 - $14.28 in steps

How to Apply

Please forward cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources, City of Marlborough, 140 Main Street, Marlborough MA 01752 or humanresources@marlborough-ma.gov.

Reference Substitute
Duties include staffing the reference desk and assist the public in the use of reference materials, the catalog, public computers, microfilm, Internet, word processing, and online database. Assist in the promotion of reference service to the public, promotional materials, website links and other resources; perform other related library duties as required. Provides backup support at the Circulation desk as needed. This is an on-call position, hours are given as needed, but usually with generous notice.

Qualifications

ALA-accredited Master's Degree in Library Science required; 1+ years of current reference experience in a public library and knowledge of C/W MARS network strongly preferred; strong knowledge of reference and reader's advisory resources, including databases, reference websites and e-books and related devices; ability to problem solve and both work independently and as part of the Reference team. Strong customer service orientation, flexibility, and good sense of humor are essential.

Salary: $21.71-$24.45 in steps

Education: MLS

How to Apply

Please forward cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources, City of Marlborough, 140 Main Street, Marlborough MA 01752 or humanresources@marlborough-ma.gov

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Legal Research Librarian, Suffolk University Law School Library, Boston, MA

Suffolk University is seeking qualified applicants to consider for the Legal Research Librarian at the Law Library. The Legal Research Librarians fill essential roles in planning and implementing the law school's legal research curriculum.  Legal Research Librarians support the law school's faculty and students in their research endeavors, teach stand-alone research classes, partner with Legal Practice Skills (LPS) faculty to teach legal research in the 1L curriculum, and provide assistance to patrons at the reference desk.  The person in this position will also be responsible for updating the library website using the University content management system.

Primary/Principal Responsibilities:

  • Teach legal research to law students through stand-alone classes, the 1L LPS program, and presentations to upper-level electives by faculty invitation.
  • Provide research assistance, training, and reference support to law school students, alumni, and members of the bar.
  • Provide research support and training to law school faculty and serve as liaison to assigned faculty members.
  • Assist students, faculty, and staff in using subscription databases; participate in trials of new subscription resources.
  • Additional duties as assigned, such as maintaining and updating the library's website and student writing portal; managing the law school's subscriptions to SSRN, ExpressO, and Scholastica; putting together the semi-annual Faculty Newsletter; or working with Suffolk journals to do trainings, and collect and archive author publication agreements.
  • Assist with collection development.
  • Develop and implement new library services and programs.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree in Library & Information Science or equivalent (JD degree is strongly preferred)
  • Demonstrated relevant work experience
  • Strong computer skills and web skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Commitment to providing the highest level of customer service and responsiveness 
  • Emotional and cultural intelligence with proven ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and handle difficult situations
  • Must be creative and proactive
  • Standard hours of this position are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, M-F, but will include at least one evening per week until 6:00 pm and occasional weeknights and weekends for instruction and special events.

To apply, click here.

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Executive Director, C/W MARS, Worcester, MA

Executive Director C/W MARS

 

CW MARS, a large library network located in Worcester MA is currently searching for its next dynamic Executive Director. CW MARS has 152 libraries in 175 locations, with over 2,500,000 bibliographic records, over 1,000,000 patrons, and 8,500,000 circulations. This position, which supervises the Library Applications Manager, Systems & Networking Manager, Business Manager and ILS Manager, and under the direction of the Executive Committee, provides leadership in the development and implementation of goals and policies, and is responsible for administering the operation and services of the entire organization. The Executive Director also keeps current of technological development in the library world and ensures network services meet the needs of member libraries.

 

The position requires an MLS from an ALA accredited institution, at least 6 years of combined public or academic library experience demonstrating responsibility for fiscal and personnel management, strategic planning and library administration. Three (3) years supervisory experience is required. Experience in a leadership role with an automated library network is desirable. A full job description can be found at http://www.cwmars.org/sites/default/files/Executive_Director_Job_Description.pdf

Persons interested in this position should send a cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references to resume@cwmars.org. This position will be open until filled, however preference will be given to applicants received by July 13, 2018

CW MARS does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, age, criminal record (inquiries only), handicap (disability), mental illness, retaliation, sexual harassment, sexual orientation, genetics, active military, or other non-merit factor.

Salary:

Grade 23 with a starting salary of $99,000 to $105,000

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Research Librarian, Safety Research & Strategies, Rehoboth, MA

Research Librarian, Safety Research & Strategies, Inc.

Small, nationally renowned vehicle and consumer product safety research firm currently has an opening for a research librarian. This is a great opportunity for someone with an MLS or MLIS and experience in a library or information center, preferably in a corporate or other special library setting. The successful candidate is able to research, acquire, organize, and catalog in-house and outside library resources of a variety of formats. 

 

A research librarian is expected to locate, organize, and summarize documents in written reports and present his or her findings to the project manager. Strong writing skills are required. The candidate must also have a strong background in Internet search strategies, technical and medical databases, and other publications. Government and legal research skills are preferred.

 

This position does not require technical understanding of the subject material; however, it does require good reading comprehension skills and the ability to succinctly communicate information. The research librarian must be flexible and have the ability to work and learn independently, manage deadlines, and coordinate with others on projects. The successful candidate will be comfortable working with librarians at other institutions as well as vendors of various materials we purchase for our collection. Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Windows and Office experience, are a must. In addition, SRS is a small business, and all staff at times performs additional tasks that include traditional office work, such as answering phones and formatting documents.

 

This is a full time position located in our Rehoboth, MA office, approximately 8 miles east of Providence, RI. We provide a stimulating, fast paced work environment, two weeks vacation and one bonus week over the December holidays. Salary is commensurate with experience and skills. Healthcare and the option to participate in a 401K plan are also part of the compensation package.

 

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS

 

Closing Date

Preference is given to applications received by July 6.

How to Apply

Interested candidates please submit an introduction letter and current resume to jobs@safetyresearch.net.

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Upper School Librarian, Moses Brown School, Providence, RI

Moses Brown School is a co-educational independent day school for nursery through twelfth grade. Moses Brown, a Friends school, exists to inspire students to reach their full intellectual and spiritual potential. We engage students in a rich academic curriculum, a broad offering of arts and athletics, and a daily life strongly rooted in the Quaker values of community, equality, and service. We affirm the Quaker belief that there is an inner light in each person which influences our decision making and leads us to the truths we seek. We consider virtues of simplicity, integrity, group wisdom, and respect for differences paramount to helping students of all faiths and backgrounds discover their missions in the world.

In its hiring practices, Moses Brown deliberately seeks to maximize the diversity of the school (in terms of class, gender, ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation, abilities/disabilities, and language). 

The position is an interim appointment for the 2018-19 school year with the option to apply for a permanent position.

The librarian is a member of the faculty, and reports to the Division Head and the Director of Library Services. The position includes five roles of responsibility: 

  • Information Specialist:​ instructs students, staff and faculty in the use of online resources, including the discovery search system, library catalog, electronic resources and Internet research; prepares LibGuide resource pages, and provides resources to support specific units; protects the users' access and confidentiality. 
  • Teacher:​ delivers information literacy skills to students for various projects throughout the year in classes and 1-1 student consultations; conducts reader's advisory with students based on a knowledge of young adult literature, publishing trends, and authors and maintains familiarity with YA literature through regular reading and use of reviewing tools; takes an active role in encouraging appropriate student behavior in the library, while creating and sustaining a welcoming and supportive atmosphere.
  • Instructional Consultant:​ collaborates with faculty to integrate information literacy in classroom curricula; pursues knowledge of current educational theory and practice.
  • Program Administrator​: ensures the collection is well-maintained and current through evaluation and selection of print, non-print and electronic sources; regularly weeds outdated materials; selects materials based on curricular needs, reviews, areas of high need, and requests from faculty and students; catalogs materials; keeps necessary library records, such as usage statistics; maintains online catalog and patron records; manages the Upper School library book budget in cooperation with the Director of Libraries; assists in the development and implementation of library policies and procedures; sets long- and short-term goals regarding the program and budget.
  • Member of the Community: ​participates fully as a member of the Upper School faculty and the library team, including faculty and library meetings; helps maintain a positive library environment and school morale. 

Qualifications​: A stellar candidate will be flexible, tenacious, and innovative, while possessing a passion for working with teenagers. The candidate will have a love of YA literature and technological innovation, strong communication and organization skills, the ability to prioritize work obligations, and the capability to work effectively independently and as part of a team. MLS degree from an ALA-accredited institution required; ideally, the librarian also has some experience as a college or school librarian or as a classroom teacher. Some knowledge of Friends (Quaker) education, and experience with TLC and LibGuides preferred.

Compensation is competitive, and the school offers excellent benefits. Moses Brown is an equal opportunity employer. Send resume and cover letter to Anne Krive, Director of Libraries at library-hiring@mosesbrown.org.

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

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

 

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

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Reference Librarian, Springfield City Library, Springfield, MA

The job description is available here: http://bit.ly/RefLibSA618

Springfield City Library has an exciting career opportunity waiting for just the right candidate. Are you the one? Are you ready to work as part of our dedicated team of professionals in a very busy urban library system? Each year, we welcome over 700,000 visitors throughout our nine locations and offer nearly 4,000 programs for adults, teens and children. Our 76,628 registered patrons account for circulation of nearly 650,000!

 

Springfield, Massachusetts, founded in 1636 by William Pynchon, has a proud history. From its earliest days, Springfield was a center of commerce. In the industrial age, the city was one of the largest, most prodigious manufacturing centers in the country. Springfield's reputation was bolstered by the many innovations that sprung forth from the city's residents. Today, Springfield is once again becoming known for innovation and technology. From mentorship programs for entrepreneurs and accelerators for startups ready to scale to specialty incubators and training, the city is regaining its standing as a great place to start and grow a business. Springfield is also home to large employers including MassMutual, Baystate Health, five colleges, and a host of social and professional services organizations. Have we piqued your interest? Want to know more about the opportunity? Read on.

 

The Library seeks applications for a Reference Librarian position at our forward-looking public library. Get excited about the possibilities of working in the city of Springfield by watching this video, then apply before midnight EST on Sunday, July 1, 2018. We seek candidates who can embrace the attitude that "It's All Yours, Just Ask," and who see the library as a place to help strengthen our city through strong connections and constructive dialogue. We are here to help community members find what they need, no matter who they are, where they come from, or what they're looking for, because the Springfield City Library is their place of connection to information and knowledge, culture, and community.

 

This Reference Librarian position is based at our busy Sixteen Acres Branch Library and is available due to a retirement. The person selected for this position will be part of a dynamic branch library team and focus on reference, reader's advisory, outreach, and programming for adults, as well as some collection development. Work is performed under the general direction of the Branch Supervisor and Branch Manager.

 

Requirements include a Bachelor's degree and completion of an American Library Association-accredited Master of Library Science. MLS candidates may be considered as well; once the degree is attained, the salary would be converted to MLS-level pay automatically.

 

Desired: Commitment to meaningful community engagement. Experience in creating lively programs for adults. Bilingual abilities desirable (English and Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese or other). Excellent customer service orientation is needed, and a "turned outward" approach to community engagement is ideal.

 

The salary is $23,492.04  annually for MLS holders for an 18.5 hours workweek; for MLS candidates $19,514.04. Further job details and application are available here, or, go to the City of Springfield's website, click on Employment Opportunities, and look for Reference Librarian.

 

Inquiries are welcome, but all applications must be filed on the City of Springfield's website. 

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Assistant/Associate Librarian, Social Sciences & Data Services, UMass Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA

Assistant/Associate Librarian: Social Sciences and Data Services, UMass Dartmouth

 

UMass Dartmouth welcomes applications for the position of Information Services Librarian for the Social Sciences and Data Services. This librarian will deliver reference and instruction services in conjunction with a team of Information Services librarians, consult with and inform researchers in all departments of the university on practices and opportunities for data management, and develop professional relationships with faculty and students in multiple College of Arts and Sciences departments to assess and respond to research, teaching, and learning needs.

Information Services librarians also participate in information literacy instruction for first-year English classes.

General responsibilities include participation in assessment of services, collection development, instruction and related activities, as well as other division, library, university, and professional activities, projects, and organizations, as appropriate. 

Minimum starting salaries: Assistant Librarian $55,330/Associate Librarian $64,796.

The review of applications began June 11, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. 

For full details of the position, please view our ad here:

http://careers.umassd.edu/dartmouth/en-us/job/494119/assistantassociate-librarian-social-sciences-and-data-services

 

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

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Youth Services Librarian & Assistant Director, Uxbridge Free Public Library, Uxbridge, MA

Youth Services Librarian & Assistant Director, Uxbridge Free Public Library

The Uxbridge Free Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, and creative professional librarian. This position oversees all activities necessary to ensure that the library provides age- appropriate materials, assistance and programing for babies, children, teens, families, parents, caregivers and teachers. 

The ideal candidate will provide high-quality reference, homework help, reader's advisory services, and story times.  We need someone who will expand our current children's programs and collaborate with other libraries, schools, and recreational facilities. The job includes running the Teen Advisory Board and creating programs for teens.  Knowledge and use of social media, computer software, and upcoming technology is required. Collection development and maintenance is an ongoing responsibility. 

This position requires a timely presence, as well as the ability to work before or after Library hours when necessary. Community and town meetings outside of library hours are a required part of this position. As needed, acts in the Library Director's stead when the Library Director is absent.

The Youth Services Librarian will work collaboratively with the Library Director and other staff in the creation and promotion of library events. Outside community work is required; this includes but is not limited to collaborating with the Uxbridge Public Schools and Early Childhood Groups, such as Beginning Bridges of Uxbridge & Northbridge.

This non-union position works 40 hours per week, including some evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree required, coursework or a completed Master's degree in Library Science preferred. Previous experience in a public library children's room or related work experience is preferred. 

Full/Part Time

Full Time available July 9, 2018

Education

Bachelor's degree.

Salary

46,000

How to Apply

All interested and qualified candidates should submit a Town of Uxbridge application, along with a letter of interest, resume and the names of three professional references to HR@uxbridge-ma.gov OR Uxbridge Town Hall Human Resources Department, 21 South Main Street, Uxbridge, MA 01569.

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Administrator, Bedford Historical Society, Inc., Bedford, MA

The Bedford Historical Society (founded 1893) is a community organization dedicated to preserving and protecting the rich history of Bedford, Massachusetts. We are seeking a detail-oriented person for a part-time (up to 20 hours/week) position in our Archives office. The Society Administrator works under the Board of Directors and Officers and is responsible for all office administration, membership management, correspondence and collections management. The candidate should be a self-starter with excellent oral and written communications skills and should also be comfortable with social media, and website administration.

Experience with museum management software (PastPerfect) is preferred. Individuals with an active interest in history, education, historic preservation, art history, and/or museum studies are strongly encouraged to apply.

Our Society has begun the process of securing new museum space and we look forward to strengthening our ties to the community and increasing access to our collections for researchers, students, and educators.

The position is year-round, and salary is commensurate with experience.

Please send a letter of interest and resume to: Search Committee at info@bedfordmahistory.org or The Bedford Historical Society, 2 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA 01730

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time

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Team Lead, Digital Scholarship, Tisch Library, Tufts University, Medford/Somerville, MA

Tisch Library supports Tufts' School of Arts & Sciences and the School of Engineering, providing services and resources to assist members of the Tufts community in their teaching, learning, and research. Tisch Library provides collections, expertise, and technology-rich environments to support the creation and dissemination of scholarship. The Scholarly Communications & Collections department of Tisch Library supports the mission of the university by engaging with the long history of scholarly communication from rare books to research data, and by recognizing how different formats, different modes of communicating information, and different disciplinary practices impact the transfer and development of knowledge over time. The Digital Design Studio (DDS) provides facilities and support to students, faculty, and staff working with digital media, recordings, and equipment.

 
Reporting to the Head of Scholarly Communications & Collections, the Digital Scholarship Team Lead leads the library's efforts in coordinating Tisch Library's digital scholarship services for students, faculty, and staff in the School of Arts & Sciences and the School of Engineering. The position is responsible for conducting ongoing needs assessment and engagement with the community to develop and maintain a robust and integrated set of programs and activities that strengthen the library's role in supporting digital scholarship, digital literacy, digital pedagogy, and the use of multimedia in teaching, learning and scholarship. The Team Lead supervises the Digital Design Studio staff, promoting collegiality, providing mentorship, and fostering a responsive and user-oriented team. This position will provide liaison services for at least one academic department and play a key role in supporting departmental strategic initiatives, including pedagogy, user experience, and assessment.

 

Qualifications

 Basic Requirements:

• Master's degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited program, or equivalent.
• Minimum two years of experience engaging with digital scholarship - e.g. digital pedagogy, data visualization, digital humanities.
• Experience working in an academic library.
• Demonstrated leadership ability. 
• Knowledge and understanding of best practices, current issues, and trends in digital scholarship.
• Experience with project management, including planning, communication, and assessment.
• Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
• Ability to thrive in a collaborative environment as well as take initiative on independent projects.

• Ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse community.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Supervisory experience.
• Experience teaching in an academic library or higher education setting.
• Experience with strategic planning.
• Experience with data visualization.
• Experience with graphic design, video editing, web development, or educational media software.

 

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


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

Apply here.

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Access Services Librarian, Cabot and Lamont Libraries, Harvard, Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Librarian is currently seeking candidates for the position of Access Services Librarian. Reporting to the Associate Director of Access Services, this position provides administrative direction and forward-thinking operational leadership for staffing, customer service, workflow, and daily operations within Access Services at the Lamont and Cabot Libraries, two of Harvard's most popular on-campus locations for undergraduates. The position also manages and participates in hiring, training, supervising, coaching, and evaluating the work of seven FTE staff, as well as several student employees. Additionally, this position is responsible for developing and maintaining collaborative partnerships with other library departments and staff to facilitate access and support the scholarship of library patrons through the use of digital resources and print collections, as well as instructional and informational technologies. This position partners with colleagues in Research, Teaching, and Learning and other stakeholders to develop and deliver information services that support research, instruction, and lifelong learning skills. Though assigned workdays are Tuesday through Saturday, the schedule may vary based on departmental needs. Work is performed with a high degree of judgment and latitude.

 

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

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Information Associate, Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA

Description

Reporting to the Director of Content Management within the Investment Information Services (IIS) group, the Research Services Information Associate's primary responsibility is to support Asset Management investment professionals and their use of internal and external research services. This includes working with several proprietary databases including the Fidelity Research Voting platform, Fidelity research publishing system and IIS Investment Research Library catalog. Research Voting is a quarterly process by which Investment Professionals vote points based on their assessment of the value of services received from external research providers. The Investment Research Library is a collection of industry and reference materials for use by research librarians and investment professionals as part of the research process. 

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the publishing analyst to manage multiple, daily end-to-end publishing cycles and ensure each publication meets deadline
  • Maintain high level quality control of internal research publications using proprietary systems
  • Assess urgency of publishing issues; use sound judgment when escalating issues to support teams
  • Gather Investment Professional feedback on all contractual research services by conducting surveys and entitlement reviews for renewals
  • Partner with IIS colleagues on Vendor Relations and Vendor Administration for change management tickets for research services
  • Issue and track spend approvals as part of the research service spend notification process
  • Participate in enhancement discussions for internal systems and external vendor products
  • Assist with the day to day functions of the physical Investment Research Library collection including cataloging, circulation and serial check ins

Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field required
  • MLS or progress towards MLS preferred
  • Familiarization with financial industry a plus

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Have attention to detail and accuracy
  • Possess the ability to prioritize and work on multiple tasks concurrently under strict time constraints
  • Effectively work with diverse personalities in a dynamic environment across all levels of staff and management
  • Knowledge of investment research process

To apply, please send your resume to Nichole Ogilvie at Nichole.ogilvie@fmr.com.

 

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Solutions Architect, ProQuest, Newton, MA

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ProQuest - Who we are...
The ProQuest Mission: Better research. Better learning, Better insights. ProQuest enables people to change their world. ProQuest supports the efforts of students and researchers across the globe. Providing important research tools and curating treasure troves of content has helped ProQuest to become an industry leader in the Information Services market.
 
Ex Libris Group, a ProQuest Company, is a leading provider of library automation solutions to university, college, and research libraries worldwide.  We offer the only comprehensive product suite for the discovery, management, and distribution of all materials--print, electronic and digital.  
 
What will I be doing?
Being a Solutions Architect at Ex Libris is fun and rewarding. You will have the chance to architect and customize digital solutions for Academic Research Libraries across the country. Providing SME level support, you will demonstrate the benefits and capabilities of popular, market leading software solutions. The function of this position is all about finding the best way to help the client. 
 
If you love libraries and research and have a passion for helping these institutions be successful, keep reading!
 
In this position, you will also...
  • Provide meetings with potential clients to determine functional and some technical and ensuring that all necessary information is collated prior to producing a solution.
  • Providing consultation to Account Managers and prospective clients by telephone, email, in-person or webinar.
  • Providing effective product and technology demonstrations to audiences of varied technical abilities.
  • Providing technical solutions in a professional manner and ensures solutions fit within the customers' requirements.
  • Interfaces with the Professional Services team, articulating customer requirements, to ensure a smooth transition from Sale to Delivery.
  • Attends customer user group meetings, sales meetings and occasional industry conferences.
  • Assists with RFP responses.
 
Three Reasons you should apply...
  1. You're ready for a new adventure, broadening your experience and diversifying your skill set.
  2. A change of pace with non-traditional hours sounds exciting.
  3. You want to travel and learn about what librarians do around the country in various library roles.
 
This job may not be a fit if...
  1. You prefer to be at home and not traveling.
  2. Delivering presentations in front of sizable groups of professionals sounds intimidating or unpleasant.
  3. You do not enjoy sales engineering  
 
Qualified Candidates must have...
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3-5 years of experience working with a library integrated system or a library service platform.
  • Presentation experience, with strong skillset in planning and leading online and in-person presentations.
  • Knowledge of current and evolving library practices and trends.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to professionally interact with a diverse blend of personalities to reach resolution and maintain strong relationships.
 
It would be awesome if you also had...
  • Master's degree in Library and Information Science is highly desirable.
  • Professional experience working in a library setting; ILS experience.
  • Previous experience working with Alma.
 
Other important information about this position:
  • This position is based at the Ex Libris office in Des Plaines, IL or other U.S. Field Office.
  • Frequent travel is required, up to 50%.
  • This position requires weekday (Monday - Friday) attendance with some scheduling flexibility available around core working hours.
  • Every position requires certain physical capabilities. ProQuest seeks to make reasonable accommodations that enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties when possible.
  
More to love about becoming a PQ employee!
  • We offer professional development opportunities with a significant focus on learning
  • We hold fun on-site events
  • Our employee population is smart and highly collaborative
  • We have a relaxed dress code... yes, that means blue jeans (and not just on Fridays!)
  • All of our employees have access to ProQuest research products including e-books, genealogy and academic journals
 
At ProQuest, we work hard and have fun doing it. If you take pride in providing customer demonstrations and working with technical products, please consider joining our talented team!
 
EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

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Multiple Positions, Newton Public Schools, Newton, MA

There are two openings for a library teacher. 

Newton Public Schools is seeking a library teacher for the 2018-2019 school year (9/1/18-6/30/18). The library teacher will be responsible for instruction and school library management at two schools (.5 in each school). Interested candidates should apply via Newton Public School website (Human Resources -Employment)

https://www.newton.k12.ma.us/domain/62

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Appropriate DESE licensure required
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Computer experience

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current Library Media Certification or enrollment in a program for MA Department of Education Certification as K-12 Library Teacher
  • Familiarity with the organization and administration of a school library program
  • Ability to analyze existing library collection and develop purchasing plan based on current children's literature publishing trends
  • Content knowledge & ability to evaluate and select digital tools & applications to use within the library setting with and by students in compliance with CIPA and COPPA guidelines
  • Prior experience in libraries and elementary schools preferred but not required

Essential Job Duties:

  • Develops inquiry lessons that engage students in thinking critically and in applying information literacy skills
  • Instructs students in developing basic and advanced searching skills within the online catalog and elementary databases in a manner developmentally appropriate to grade level
  • Designs & deliver instruction that is developmentally appropriate for the academic, social, emotional and cultural abilities of all students
  • Makes outreach to teaching staff to align library instruction with classroom curriculum building research skills
  • Uses knowledge of children's literature to promote a love of reading and lifelong learning
  • Ability to administer a school library including managing an online circulation system (Destiny) and maintaining the school library website

While performing the duties of this job the teacher is frequently required to kneel, stoop, bend, and crouch. The teacher is periodically required to stand; while talking and listening. The teacher is occasionally required to sit; walk; lift; or carry. 

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Cataloging Bibliographer, GOBI, Contoocook, NH

Cataloging Bibliographer

Mission

The main responsibility of the Cataloging Bibliographer is to perform subject analysis and classification along with descriptive cataloging up to full level on a broad range and depth of materials. Materials analyzed include print, visual, audio and digital resources. Classification schemes used are Library of Congress Classification, Dewey Decimal, National Library of Medicine and Canadian Classification for history, law and literature. Library of Congress and Medical Subject Headings are applied. The work of the Cataloging Bibliographer is conducted to support approval plan profiling and order fulfillment. The person in this position creates metadata records applying the RDA standard using the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Records to support the provision of products supplied by Library Technical Services to accompany purchased content.

Primary Responsibilities

(The following statements describe the general nature of work being performed in this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Additional duties may be assigned by Management):

  • Assigns Library of Congress Subject Headings and appropriate sub-headings following SCM and LCSH rules.
  • Assigns Library of Congress Classification and cutter numbers following LCC and CSM instructions.
  • Assigns Dewey Decimal Classification using the full current edition.
  • Assigns Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) and appropriate sub-heading strings.
  • Assigns National Library of Medicine classification.
  • Assigns Canadian literature, history and KF modified classification as appropriate.
  • Assigns library-specific cuttering and shelf listing as required.
  • Creates full-level cataloging in MARC (or other metadata format) following RDA and Library of Congress-Program for - - Cooperative Cataloging Policy Statements.
  • Searches OCLCs bibliographic utility, LC catalog and authorities, and customer online catalogs as necessary.
  • Upgrades LC CIP records and other less-than-full-level records.

Role-Based Competencies

  • Exhibit focused attention to detail for prolonged periods
  • Possess a working knowledge of editing tools such as Microsoft Word, and preferably MARC editing programs
  • Comfort with multi-tasking and shifting priorities throughout the work day
  • Work efficiently and keep work organized
  • Proficient with end-user computer technologies
  • Demonstrates the ability to learn new skills quickly
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with team members to accomplish individual, team and company goals
  • Flexible with rapidly shifting priorities

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Master's degree in Library and/or Information Science required or 2 years Cataloging in a library or library service provider setting.
  • 1+ year experience with MS Word and/or Excel.

Preferred Qualifications Knowledge:

  • Experience in library technical services or knowledge of library operations preferred.
  • Experience using LC Classweb, OCLC Connexion, Cataloger's Desktop and/or WebDewey.
  • Experience assigning Library of Congress and/or Dewey classification numbers.
  • Experience searching authority files
  • Experience using the Library of Congress Subject Cataloging Manual and performing subject analysis
  • Demonstrated proficiency in applying current cataloging guidelines (RDA).
  • Demonstrated proficiency in applying current MARC 21 Bibliographic standards to monographs cataloging.
  • Knowledge of the Library of Congress classification system and subject headings.
  • Broad knowledge of all the functions of the Cataloging Unit and of the LTS Department.
  • Knowledge of and compliance with LTS quality assurance standards.
  • Understands and supports the goals and values of LTS; models and actively communicates them effectively.
  • Demonstrates mastery of job duties, requiring no supervisor follow up.
  • Understands all of the company processes and functions that have an impact upon or are impacted by the work of the Unit.
  • Knows and appropriately follows the company's hierarchy.

Abilities:

  • Ability to work in a production environment.
  • Ability to use sound judgment, analyze disparate information, evaluate complex and ambiguous situations and recommend solutions.
  • Ability to multitask and demonstrate flexibility in dealing with changing priorities.
  • Ability to perform with frequent interruptions, distractions and fluctuating workloads.
  • Ability to participate effectively on teams, commit to meeting agreed-upon goals and objectives, and support team decisions.
  • Formulates new and imaginative solutions that reflect careful consideration of company and department needs and goals.
  • Recognize and act upon opportunities to improve services and operations.
  • Transfers learning from one situation to solve a problem in another.
  • Ability to be open and inclusive so that all relevant parties are kept informed of issues and changes.

Skills:

  • Basic computer competencies, including Microsoft productivity applications and Web browsers.
  • Exemplary communication skills, both written and oral, to effectively communicate issues, concerns and ideas internally and externally, to individuals and in group settings.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to establish effective working relationships among all departments, with both professional and paraprofessional staff.
  • Highly developed organizational skills to keep information accessible and work systematically and efficiently.

Cultural Competencies

  • Drive
  • Positive Attitude
  • Good Judgement
  • Open Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Desire to Make an Impact
  • Eager to Understand
  • Accountable
  • Decisive
  • Team Player

 Anyone interested should apply at www.ybp.com.

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Teen Services Librarian, Bridgeport Public Library, Bridgeport, CT

The Bridgeport Public Library introduces a great opportunity for a full-time Teen Services Librarian to work at our Main Burroughs-Saden Library. 

Librarian I, Full Time (40 hrs. per week) - The Bridgeport Public Library in Bridgeport, CT is seeking a TEEN Librarian to provide library services and programming for young adults. Successful candidate is energetic, creative, team-oriented, and knowledgeable with respect to young adult literature, familiar with computers, gaming, online databases and has experience working with young adults (ages 12-19). Good oral and written communication skills. Duties include, but are not limited to creating library programs; instructing teens and caregivers in information gathering, research skills and digital literacy skills; Teen librarian will conduct regular community needs assessments in order to create tailored services and programs for young adult population. Candidates must be available to work nights and weekends, have a driver's license and be able to bend and lift at least 25 pounds. The ability to speak additional languages (especially Spanish) is highly desirable.    

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program required.
  • One or more years of professional experience in a library setting preferred. 
  • Summary of Benefits: Health, limited Dental & Vision, Life Insurance, 12 paid holidays, up to 4 weeks vacation, 3 Personal and 10 sick days per fiscal year, optional Deferred Compensation Plan, and a City Credit Union. This position is a member of the Bridgeport City Supervisors Association (Union) after successful completion of a 6 month probationary period.

Starting Salary $58,603.  

To apply: Please send resume, cover letter and professional references to Assistant City Librarian John Soltis: jsoltis@bridgeportpubliclibrary.org by 5:00 pm Friday, June 29, 2018. 

 

The Bridgeport Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the workforce.  EOE/AA

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Multiple Positions, Hopkinton Public Library, Hopkinton, MA

The Town of Hopkinton seeks energetic and enthusiastic individuals with a love of reading for the following positions for its newly renovated Public Library.

 

Substitute Junior Library Assistants, Per Diem

Substitute Reference LibrariansPer Diem

 

Hours for both positions vary below and these positions require working weekends on a rotational basis.

 

General Hours for both positions

(Hours are as needed to cover shifts; no regularly scheduled hours except weekend rotations)

In between 9 am to 8 pm, Weekdays

In between 9 am to 4 pm, Saturdays

New Hours to be determined for Sundays

 

JUNIOR LIBRARY ASSISTANT

The Library Assistant performs all tasks related to the daily operations of the Library and the circulation desk; assists in opening and closing of the Library; retrieves and checks in all materials from the drop box in the Library; collects overdue and lost item fines; handles on-line museum pass reservation requests; provides assistance to patrons locating materials, resolves patron account related issues and answers phone inquiries.

 

Qualifications

  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to handle details with accuracy for data entry; multi-task in a busy environment; work independently as well as be a team player; respond to phone and e-mail inquiries; handle office equipment such as a copier and fax machine.
  • Comfortable with the Internet and with assisting patrons to use the electronic catalog and the Library website.
  • Proficiency in using Google products and other Library applications.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School diploma.
  • 1 years experience at a circulation desk.
  • Working knowledge of library operation and services. Experience using an automated library system and general functions of a computer.

 

Hiring Pay Range: $11.00 - $14.00 hourly, depending on qualifications.

 

 

REFERENCE LIBRARIAN

Under the direction of the Library Director, this position will be a substitute librarian to cover the reference desk as needed.

 

Qualifications:

  • Equivalent to Masters in Library and Information Science (MLS) from an ALA accredited program or students close to completion of MLS. 
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to communicate and work effectively with other staff and library patrons of all ages.
  • Comfortable helping library users with the Internet, electronic library resources, computers, and other technology.
  • Experience working in a team environment.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • One or more years of reference desk experience in a public library.
  • Experience in using an automated library system.

 

Pay Rate: $21.81 - $26.25 per hour, depending on qualifications.

 

 

Internal/External Applicants: To be considered for these position, please submit the required Application for Employment (attached) to hr@hopkintonma.gov no later than 12 noon, Friday, June 29, 2018. You may also include a cover letter and resume, however the Application for Employment is required. While the preferred method of application is through e-mail or online, applications will also be accepted via walk-in at: Temporary Town Hall, Human Resources Department, 80 South Street or by mail at: Town of Hopkinton, 18 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748. The Town of Hopkinton is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity.

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Library Building Specialist, Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, Boston, MA

Library Building Specialist

 

The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners is looking for an experienced library professional to join our team as a Library Building Specialist.  

 

This position reports to the Library Building Consultant and is responsible for providing public library building consulting and technical assistance related to library design throughout Massachusetts. The Library Building Specialist assists library staff, trustees, building committee members, and local officials to assess the need for new or renovated facilities, and works closely with these public libraries during the planning and design phases of projects.

 

We're looking for someone who has experience with public library construction, knowledge of library design trends, is detail oriented, and can communicate effectively.

 

Qualifications:

  • A Master's degree in library science from an American Library Association accredited graduate library program.
  • At least four years of full-time or equivalent part-time professional experience in a public library.

 

Substitutions:

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited program with at least three years' experience working in library design/construction may be substituted for the Master's degree in library science.
  • Experience working in library design/construction may be substituted for two years of the required experience on the basis of two years for one year of experience.

 

Preferred Entrance Requirements:

  • Management experience including direct experience with one or more public library building projects, physical design and layout of libraries, development of library building programs and general library planning
  • Experience with grant administration

 

A valid driver's license is required for this position.

 

Salary Range: $62,228.66 - $84,575.66

 

To see a full position description, visit the ad at:

https://massanf.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=180003YM&tz=GMT-04%3A00

 

Please note: application (including resume and cover letter) must be submitted via MassCareers at the above link.

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Digital Solutions Coordinator, WilmerHale, Boston, MA

Digital Solutions Coordinator

Job Description

Digital Solutions Coordinator supports the Lead Digital Solutions Librarian in the planning, implementation, maintenance, expansion and communication of digital library and electronic services, collections and content. This position assists with the management, maintenance and administration of the Integrated Library System, Innovative Sierra. Responsible for cataloging of all materials. Assists with the management and oversight of the library technologies and digital subscription services.

 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists supervisor with the coordination with other library staff and practice managers in assessing the introduction and maintenance of electronic resources and making recommendations to the Director.
  • Maintain integrity of ILS performing database maintenance tasks. Includes but is not limited to generating systems reports from the ILS to assist in catalog maintenance and budgeting
  • Assists with managing the firm's electronic information subscriptions, ensuring appropriate access and publication for attorneys and staff. Ensures appropriate authentication is enabled, including IP and password authentication, in compliance with associated licensing agreements. Assist with the implementation and launch of new digital resources, as well as upgrades to current resources
  • Electronic resource development: Assists supervisor with monitoring developments in electronic products, which may be appropriate substitutes for, or adjuncts to, print resources.
  • Assists in the maintenance of the Research area of the firm's intranet. Maintains associated links collections, web parts and widgets, and RSS feeds. Works with Research staff to determine appropriate content to meet the needs of our legal practices and administrative departments.
  • Maintain the day-to-day technical services tasks in the Boston office.
  • Oversee loose-leaf filing.
  • Assist with orientation for new staff members.
  • Contributes to the firm's Service Excellence initiative to consistently improve its image internally and externally. Displays professionalism, quality service and a "can do" attitude to internal members/departments of the firm as well as external clients and vendors via electronic and print correspondence, over the telephone and in-person.

Required Skills

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Expert knowledge of print legal and business research resources preferred.
  • Expert knowledge of electronic resources prevalent in law firm libraries preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as necessary to communicate, negotiate, advise, persuade or resolve issues that are highly complex in nature required.
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills required.
  • Experience working with an Integrated Library Systems required.
  • Knowledge of Innovative Sierra preferred.
  • Superior level of accuracy, attention to detail, efficiency, and consistent follow-up on all assignments required.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and a deadline driven environment.
  • Knowledge of meta data, controlled vocabulary, AACR2 and MARC.
  • Thorough knowledge of contemporary bibliographic-maintenance standards and practice, including the Anglo-American cataloging rules, Library of Congress subject headings, OCLC/MARC records, and library automation.

 

Education:

  • BA/BS-accredited required.

Required Experience

  • Minimum 2 years' experience working in a technical services or digital services department of a Library required, law firm library preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability

Job Location

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

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Deputy Director of Libraries, Cambridge Public Library, Cambridge, MA

It is an exciting time to join the Cambridge Public Library as the Deputy Director! In addition to the stellar services, programs, and activities already offered, the CPL is embarking on an exciting new STEAM initiative that includes building a new maker space/innovation lab in the Main Library and a reinvention of how public commuting is done at the public library. The CPL will also soon be opening the newly renovated Valente Branch Library. This is an opportunity to make a huge impact on a beloved urban public library!

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Directs the public services functions of the Main Library and Branches

  • Manages the senior public services staff to evaluate and improve efficiency and effectiveness

  • Responds to patron complaints, patron suggestions, and problems with patron behavior

  • Manages problems with patron behavior; oversees implementation of library's progressive disciplinary process

  • Convenes regular meetings of department heads to ensure that areas of common concerns are addressed

  • Oversees major program initiatives in cooperation with branches and departments

  • Evaluates employee performance, recommends remedial assistance, disciplinary action, and merit or position upgrades

  • Interprets library and city policies for library staff

  • Develops and updates policies and procedures as required

  • Oversees collections, budgeting for collections, merchandizing and display of collections

  • Oversees ADA implementation to meet needs of patrons

  • Attends major library and community events

  • Represents the Director and/or library at meetings and conferences

  • Participates in library-wide planning and decision making as a member of the library management team

  • Any other duties required by the Director for the good of the Library

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

A master's degree from an accredited graduate school of library and information science; a minimum of seven years of successful professional work, at least five of which have been in a position of administrative responsibility; public library experience preferred.  In exceptional instances, specialized education, training, and/or experience may be substituted for part of the educational requirement.

A broad background in librarianship; comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices, techniques and trends of library services; Understanding of the role of technology in supporting patron learning and library operations; Demonstrated organizational and managerial skills necessary to lead, manage, manage change and motivate staff; Ability to plan, organize and administer a department; Knowledge of human resources management principles and practices; Experience developing creative and innovative programs and services; Excellent problem-solving skills; Effective oral and written communication skills; Demonstrated commitment to community service; Desire and ability to serve the public with friendliness, tact, and diplomacy; Desire and ability to work in a large, urban public library that serves a wide diversity of people and promotes equity, diversity and inclusion; Proven leadership ability; Ability to set own priorities for work to be done, and to meet deadlines; Necessary attributes: maturity, tact, diplomacy, resourcefulness, creativity, initiative, adaptability, flexibility, dependability, ability to work well under pressure, ability to delegate work effectively.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Administers work typically sitting in an office and standing at a public service desk, with some walking, lifting and stair climbing. Requires ability to climb on stools to retrieve materials, to stoop, to kneel. Frequent sustained operation of computer equipment is required. Ability to listen, understand, interpret, and respond clearly to patron and staff requests and questions is critical. Regular contact is made with staff members, vendors, technicians, government officials and staff, and the general public. The job occurs primarily in the library buildings, with some activities scheduled outdoors and in the community.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work is performed primarily in an indoor shared-office setting at the library. Normal office exposure to noise, stress and interruptions. May attend and participate offsite in continuing educational programs designed to keep abreast of changes.

To apply, click here.

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Executive Director, Falmouth Art Center, Falmouth, MA

The Falmouth Art Center seeks an Executive Director ready to lead an active visual arts center, expand its student and donor base, and increase its contribution to the arts community of the upper Cape in order that the Art Center may better meet its mission. Annual budget $280,000; one full-time and four part-time staff; 73 volunteers; 687 members; three new exhibits every month; 137 adult classes ; 47 children's classes; 21 adult workshops annually.

Primary Responsibilities are leadership, management, fundraising, and communications and marketing.

Qualifications include 6-10 years experience non-profit leadership, proven fundraising skills, familiarity with the art world in and around Cape Cod; masters' degree preferred.

Respond at art@falmouthart.org by July 14, 2018.

Please submit cover letter and resume as attachments.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $60,000-$63,000 to start

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Acquisitions Manager, Iwasaki Library, Emerson College, Boston, MA

The Acquisitions Manager is responsible for the acquisition of books, serials and e-resources for the Library and for monitoring and reconciling transactions in all library budget lines. The person in this position works closely with library selectors and commercial vendors to implement and maintain efficient and cost-effective processes and procedures. She/he spends the Library's acquisitions budget, orders and processes invoices for library supplies and operating expenses and resolves ordering, receiving and billing discrepancies.

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

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Ability to operate a computer
  • Experience with book vendors and online ordering systems such as GOBI or OASIS
  • Experience creating and maintaining budget spreadsheets
  • 2-4 years library or related experience with Acquisitions responsibility, preferably in an academic setting
  • 2-4 years experience managing an organizational budget, preferably in an academic setting

Preferred

  • Integrated Library System knowledge, such as Endeavor, especially acquisitions module
  • Familiarity with Banner, Workday, or similar enterprise management system
  • Familiarity with Books in Print, Amazon, and OCLC Connexion

Duties

Perform or facilitate cost-effective ordering and receiving of all Library materials including, but not limited to, books and e-books, direct-order materials, and rush reserve items, in collaboration with Access Services staff and the Assistant Director for Research and Collections. Establish automated work priorities, processes and procedures using EBSCO/YBP Gobi and other bibliographic utilities and technology. Provide training for and serve as the primary contact for all acquisitions-related questions and processes as necessary. Compile monthly and annual statistical information.

Monitor financial transactions and expenditures for all library budget lines by accessing College's administrative reporting system on a regular basis, maintaining an internal library spreadsheet, and identifying and correcting any discrepancies between the two. Follow up with appropriate College departments or vendors to resolve any errors, discrepancies or claims of non-payment. Assemble backup for monthly P-Card statements as needed and charge against appropriate budget lines. Prepare updated budget reports on a regular basis so the Director will have a firm idea of where the budget stands at any given period of time.

Maintain financial records by processing purchase requisitions, expense reimbursements, and invoices for all Library departments using the College's enterprise management system.

Facilitate the transition from print to electronic formats by managing and maintaining periodical subscriptions in all formats and establishing and maintaining access to individual electronic journals. Work with vendors and consortia representatives to acquire individual e-book titles and maintain access to them.

Ensure the quality and accuracy of the acquisitions and serials database through the implementation and ongoing monitoring and maintenance of acquisitions-related and electronic resource management software. Collaborate with library staff on bindery and lost, missing and damaged books procedures and other projects as needed. Participate in FLO consortium meetings and training sessions.

Establish vendor accounts, resolve ordering, receiving and billing discrepancies, and ensure effective expenditure of the teaching materials budget. Work with vendors and consortia representatives to negotiate discounts and implement procedures for the automated purchase, receipt and claiming of all library resources.

Additional Information

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

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

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

Salary: Grade 15 (https://www.emerson.edu/human-resources/benefits/staff-compensation/salary-range)

For full posting and to apply: https://emerson.peopleadmin.com/postings/17196
Please use web-based system for application, with cover letter and résumé, as required. This system can, with permission, access LinkedIn profile to fill in portions of application form. Please do not apply via email.

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Librarian, Roxbury Community College, Roxbury Crossing, MA

Roxbury Community College is an urban, public, 2-year College serving a diverse community, including people of color, recent immigrants and non-traditional populations. The College's mission is to facilitate student success in achieving educational goals through the delivery of high-quality transfer and career programs. RCC strives to honor traditional commitments, and to be responsive to new challenges and insights through workforce training, ESOL, and community education. The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Roxbury Community College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.


Job Description:

General Statement of Duties: Provide professional library services to Roxbury Community College students, faculty, and staff. Responsible for providing all aspects of library services such as reference, instruction, circulation, cataloging, collection development and archive management.

Examples of Duties:

  • Provide a wide range of reference services to students, faculty, administration, and the public.
  • Serve as subject liaison to assigned academic departments and engage with faculty in person, by email, and through library programming.
  • Responsible for collection development, including de-accessioning, in assigned subject areas.
  • Teach beginning, intermediate, and advanced library instruction courses to students, in coordination with full and adjunct faculty.
  • Develop and teach drop-in workshops on a range of topics.
  • Use LibGuides to create class and subject-specific research guides for the library website.
  • Responsible for all aspects of the College Archives and Special Collections, including appraisal, arrangement and description, reference, outreach, donor relations, and digitization.
  • Catalog all library materials.
  • Provide circulation assistance to library users.
  • Supervise/Oversee library work-study students.
  • Track selected statistics and prepare detailed monthly and annual reports.
  • Serve on college committees as assigned.
  • Comply with the duties as stipulated in the Massachusetts Community College Council Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Requirements:

All candidates must have legal rights to work in the United States

  • ALA accredited Master's Degree in Library or Information Science.
  • 3 years professional experience in the areas of library public service, reference, instruction, cataloging, and archives and special collections
  • Knowledge of MARC records and OCLC as a source of cataloging records.
  • Strong customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • A demonstrated ability to work with an adult, multicultural, and multilingual student population is required. Experience in a community college is desirable.
  • Knowledge and practice of archival concepts, techniques, and the historical contexts governing archival operations.
  • Professional experience in processing archival collections, creating finding aids, digitizing records, and performing outreach to archival researchers.
  • Working knowledge of basic computer business applications
  • Strong writing skills. Additional Desired Qualifications:
  • Working experience in a community college setting.
  • Archive track education.


Additional Information:

Roxbury Community College offers competitive salaries and full benefits according to the guidelines and procedures of the MCCC Collective Bargaining Agreement. The range of the salary for this position is $56,330 to $60,000, commensurate with the qualifications and years of related experiences, with broad range of benefits.

Effective date: Fall Semester, 2018

Application Deadline: July 31, 2018


Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position, applicants should submit a resume and a cover letter.

Appointment is subject to SORI (Sexual Offense Registry Information) background check, and a publicly accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offense Registry Information) background check.

Roxbury Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act requires all institutes of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Our annual report is available at www.rcc.edu/clery.

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Archivist, Town Clerk's Office, Bedford, MA

The Town of Bedford (pop. 13,691) seeks candidates for the position of Archivist. This full-time (40 hrs/week) position reports to the Town Clerk. Duties include, but are not limited to: overseeing the appraisal, arrangement and classification of records and document collections, management of the Town's record retention schedules and the coordination of conservation and preservation measures relating to historical records and official documents.

 

Candidates must have knowledge of the following: the principles, practices, standards, and techniques used in archival appraisals, arrangements and descriptions; the legal requirements of record management and record retention schedules; and record and document conservation and preservation practices and procedures.

 

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor's Degree in Archival Management or related field and one (1) to three (3) years of experience in archives management or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong preference will be given for previous relevant municipal experience.

 

The entry salary range for this position is $51,492 to $59,217 depending on experience and education. The Town of Bedford offers a comprehensive benefits package.

 

Application for employment may be downloaded at: www.bedfordma.gov/employment. The Town of Bedford Job Application is required to be completed in full by all applicants regardless of whether a resume is submitted.  


Please send resume, application, and letter of interest to:
 

Colleen Doyle

Human Resources Manager

humanresources@bedfordma.gov or by mail

Town of Bedford

10 Mudge Way

Bedford, MA 01730

or fax to (781) 275-6310

The deadline for applications is Friday, July 6, 2018.

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Health Science Librarian, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT

Health Science Librarian

Reporting to the University Librarian, the Health Science is a full-time, 10- month (see schedule below), position that works as a part of a team of Librarians providing reference and instruction services.

The Health Science Librarian serves as the expert for all of the Health Science programs including Nursing, Physician Assistant Institute, Naturopathic Medicine, Chiropractic Medicine, Acupuncture, Nutrition and Dental Hygiene and is the liaison to all of the Health Science/Science programs.

The incumbent is responsible for understanding, publicizing, and updating Evidence Informed Practice Information Literacy; creating and maintaining the Health related research guides, handouts, web pages, tutorials, rubrics, assessment tools, collection development, and benchmarking the Health Science collections. The Health Science Librarian, with the assistance of the Library technical team, is responsible for the optimal look and functionality of all of the Health Science databases, modules, web pages, software and the Anatomical Collections.

 

Librarians contribute to the leadership of the University through participation in University-wide committees and through professional relationships and activities. They participate in leadership of the Library by setting a professional example and monitoring the activities of library staff and services offered with a goal of quality customer service, positivity, acceptance of University limitations and continuous improvement of services.

 

The Health Science Librarian typical schedule is 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM Monday through Friday with occasional schedule changes for 9:30 AM classes. Summer hours are subject to change. This 10 month librarian has approximately 4.5 weeks off after both the fall and spring final exams.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Answer Questions in-person, by telephone, online, and via email
  • Teach Information Literacy as a member of the Library Instruction Team
  • Develop curriculum content, rubrics, assessment tools, information literacy skills tests, web-based tutorials, modules for Evidence Informed Health Information Literacy
  • Write & Maintain the Evidence Based pages of the Information Lit. Plan/Web Page
  • Develop all Health Sciences Collections collaborating with faculty on collection needs and benchmarking individual collections
  • Keep other librarians informed of Evidence Informed Practice, updates, practices, AMA initiatives
  • Maintain the Anatomical Collections and Health Science Databases
  • Communicate with Health Science faculty and Maintain the H.S. Outreach program
  • Act as a Member of the Library Professional Team Monitoring Quality of Service Provided by Staff, Reporting Issues Observed
  • Maintain an atmosphere conducive to learning in the Library by enforcing Library policies, especially noise policies
  • On occasion, assist with health science related Interlibrary Loan (docline)
  • Back Up the I.T. help desk and Access Services as needed
  • Other work related duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited program
  • 1+ year experience in a Medical library or as a Health Science liaison
  • Ability to read and order in Library of Congress Classification Scheme
  • Expert knowledge of Health Sci. databases, MeSH, EBP or EIP, medical terminology
  • Demonstrated skills in Office, Access, Excel, Word, AMA Style, ILS
  • Flexibility and Strong interpersonal skills, ability to establish positive, productive working relationships with staff and students including International and first generation
  • Prefer Undergraduate degree in science or health

 

The University of Bridgeport is committed to building a diverse university community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, see https://jobs.bridgeport.edu/

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Librarian, Brown University, Providence, RI

Librarian for Social Science and Entrepreneurship 

The Brown University Library seeks an outstanding candidate to serve as the Librarian for Social Science and Entrepreneurship. This highly collaborative and innovative librarian will serve as the primary liaison to the Department of Economics and the C.V. Starr Program in Business, Entrepreneurship, and Organizations (BEO), an interdisciplinary program sponsored by the departments of Engineering, Economics, and Sociology, and entrepreneurial programs from the School of Engineering and from departments across campus. The successful candidate will be a team player who can positively contribute to the Library's Strategic directions: to position the Library at the Core of Teaching, Learning, and Research; Enable the discovery, curation, and use of rich research collections; and leverage technologies to engage with changing modes of teaching, learning and research.

 

In collaboration with colleagues from across the Brown University Library, the Librarian for Social Science and Entrepreneurship will work with students, faculty, and other University stakeholders to assist researchers as they develop entrepreneurial projects, conduct market research, explore business models, and engage in community partnerships to strengthen the local, national, and international community.  A creative thinker, the Librarian for Social Science and Entrepreneurship will bring new ideas, models, and an entrepreneurial approach to engaging students, faculty and staff at Brown University in fulfillment of our mission to serve the community, the nation, and the world by discovering, communicating, and preserving knowledge and understanding in a spirit of free inquiry, and by educating and preparing students to discharge the offices of life with usefulness and reputation.

Duties:

  • Builds partnerships with the faculty, students, and staff across the University's academic and research community in related areas, including the Department of Economics; the School of Engineering and its undergraduate Business, Entrepreneurship, and Organizations (BEO) concentration and graduate Program in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (PRIME); Executive Masters programs in the School of Professional Studies; and the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship.
  • Develops relationships with the Brown-affiliated entrepreneurial community, including the Technology Ventures Office, Swearer Center Social Innovation Initiative, Brown Venture Fellowship, The Founders League, and related initiatives.
  • Maintains a high level of contact with faculty, departmental staff, and graduate students to ensure that the services and collections of the library align with the academic priorities of the campus' economics and entrepreneurship programs.
  • Provides expertise in working with data, gathering business intelligence, understanding the patents process, scholarly impact metrics, and the use of digital approaches that extend disciplinary knowledge creation.
  • Participate in outreach to academic departments to develop, sustain, and promote research, teaching, and learning in Economics and entrepreneurship programs and courses.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in the Center for Digital Scholarship to support spatial and numerical research.
  • Provides synchronous and asynchronous instruction on topics related to business and entrepreneurship, such as market research, business analysis, intellectual property, patents, and finance, and scholarly resources to support research and teaching in Economics. 
  • Develops advanced in-depth knowledge of commercial and academic databases in economics, business, and the social sciences.
  • Works with Library colleagues to coordinate efforts to retain, preserve, and provide access to Brown University research data.
  • Actively evaluates library collections related to the present and future needs of University economics, business, and entrepreneurial programs.
  • Maintains a high level of professional engagement both with colleagues in other institutions and with the professional literature.
  • Provides support to the Entrepreneurship community at Brown on issues of scholarly communication, copyright, patents, and authors' issues.

 

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Library & Information Sciences from an ALA accredited institution and an undergraduate degree in business, economics, finance, or related subject, OR graduate degree in business, economics, finance, or related subject.
  • Demonstrated expertise with information resources and information technology tools and applications in business and entrepreneurship.
  • Prefer at least 3 years of experience of related business experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of intellectual property including patents and patent searching, copyright, trademarks, and trade secrets.
  • Familiarity with research data management best practices.
  • Strong public presentation, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills.
  • Commitment to public services and improving the library user experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current issues in scholarly communications.
  • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to work creatively and effectively both independently and as a team member.
  • Technology background and teaching experience preferred.
  • Dedication to continuous learning, authentic assessment, and strategic thinking.
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion.

 

 

To Apply: Please visit Brown University's career opportunities website at:   https://brown.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/staff-careers-brown/jobs and reference REQ146120. Complete an application online, attach documents, and submit for immediate consideration. Documents should include cover letter, resume, and the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. 

 

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

 

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Archivist, Watertown Free Public Library, Watertown, MA

The Watertown Free Public Library is a busy, mid-sized library serving over 36,000 patrons a month. Nestled in the oldest part of our renovated building is the Local History Room, home to thousands of volumes of Watertown history. We are in search of a part-time archivist who will bring the Watertown past to life for current and future generations.

Under the supervision of the Head of Adult Services, the primary charge of the archivist is to organize and annotate the collection so that the rich history of Watertown is fully discoverable today, and remains accessible for generations to come.

This job is for you if:

  • You love history, especially local history
  • You have a knack for bringing histories alive for a contemporary audience
  • You have knowledge of proper archival preservation practices, current archival descriptive practices and standards.
  • You are independently motivated
  • You are organized and efficient
  • You find problem solving rewarding
  • You enjoy "behind the scenes" work
  • You want to work part time hours

To be considered for this job you have an MLS/MLIS with an academic concentration in archives or experience working in an archives or with archival materials.

View the full job description.

This part time, temporary (50 weeks) position is 15 hours a week with flexible scheduling. The hourly rate is $26.00 and does not include benefits. The preferred start date is Monday, July 16. 

To apply for the position please email cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references as one PDF to Caitlin Browne, Assistant Director, at cbrowne@watertown-ma.gov. The position is open until filled with preference to applicants who submit completed materials by Wednesday, June 20. Because funding for this position lasts for one fiscal year (July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019), recruitment will move quickly.

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Executive Director, Artists Association of Nantucket, Nantucket, MA

Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is searching for an Executive Director (ED). This is a full-time, year-round position. Founded in 1945, the mission of the Artists Association of Nantucket is to foster the visual arts on Nantucket through three mission efforts. In its vision for 2020, the Board is emphasizing expanded exhibition capabilities, growth and diversity in educational programming and growth and diversity in all membership categories. To accomplish this, the Board is focused on growing its financial capacity as well as enhancing marketing capabilities. More information on AAN can be found at https://www.nantucketarts.org.

The Executive Director reports directly to the board of directors of the AAN. The ED has overall operational responsibilities for all activities of the AAN including all mission-related programs, financial management, fund-raising, property management, and human resources.

More information including detailed Job Description at https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/722333445/.

Qualifications include: bachelor's degree plus a minimum of five to seven years of progressively responsible senior management experience; interest in art and alignment with the Mission and Vision of the AAN; leadership skills with the ability to empower, engage, and motivate staff, volunteers, and the Board; strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with a diverse membership of artists and patrons; organizational skills; direct involvement in fund-raising and planning; among others. AAN provides a competitive salary commensurate with experience, health care coverage, and vacation time. Interested candidates should send a resume and a letter of interest to the Search Committee, care of Nellie O'Gara at nellieogara@gmail.com.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 5082280722

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Director, Plimoth Plantation, Inc, Plymouth, MA

This is an opportunity to work at one of the country's most prestigious living history museums. Operating on a remarkable property overlooking Cape Cod Bay, Plimoth Plantation brings the story of America's early foundation to life for hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. The Director of Living History Sites (DLHS) is responsible for all personnel, activities and events occurring on the Museum's living history sites: Wampanoag Homesite, 17th-Century English Village, Mayflower II, Craft Center and Plimoth Grist Mill. The DLHS plays a key role in all of the Museum's educational activities, which seek to inspire people of all ages, with a love of history and an appreciation of 17th-century New England's importance to the development of modern America. Working with the Guest Experience Managers and other colleagues in the Museum Experience Group, the DLHS ensures the smooth operation of a large outdoor site. The DLHS should be able to model superb customer service, support the staff so they can be successful in their jobs, oversee daily operations, and ensure the effective allocation of departmental resources.

Bachelor's degree in the Humanities or Education preferred. Minimum of 5 years' experience and success in management, preferably in a museum or other educational or non-profit. Demonstrated experience and success in creating educational and entertaining experiences for varied audiences; skilled at mentoring/providing training. Understanding of the spectrum of learning styles and the ability to apply this knowledge in interactions with Museum guests, staff, researchers, interns and students.

Send cover letter & resume to: shaverstock@plimoth.org.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Library Services Specialist, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH

The University of New Hampshire Library (Durham) has an opening for an Evening Library Services Specialist in the Circulation Unit. The position hours during the Fall and Spring Academic Terms are Monday-Wednesday 4pm-2:30am & Thursday 4:30pm-2:30am. Hours change during Summer and Winter terms, and during non-academic periods. This full-time, benefitted position is responsible for providing operational supervision and user services in the Dimond Library. Duties include assisting library users, supervising and training student workers, independently resolving issues, and closing the building.

 

USNH is committed to excellence in the work place. We offer a wide range of benefits including tuition reimbursement, comprehensive insurance coverage (health, dental, life, long term care, disability), career services, staff development and multicultural resources.

 

Please visit https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/29673 to apply.

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Librarian, Lucidea, Woburn, MA

Lucidea is a global provider of content and information management software and services. Our products and services organize and deliver enterprise content, seamlessly integrate internal and external content sources and deploy business-critical information to corporate portals, intranets, extranets and the Web. Applications include content management, competitive intelligence, library, archives and records management, and litigation support and knowledge management. Lucidea products are known for their flexibility and ease of use and deployment.

Description:
We are seeking a full time Librarian to work in our Boston Office. You are a flexible, innovative and customer-focused individual. You will play a key role in our client services team both locally and internationally.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with our development team to help develop and test new functionality/features
  • Scope new project requirements
  • Product documentation
  • Stay abreast of the Library, KM industry issues and Lucidea products
  • Project Management of a variety of Internal and Client Projects
  • Provide both internal and external product support as a product expert

Requirements:

  • ALA accredited degree
  • Work independently with limited direction and within a team
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Excellent ability to analyze and solve problems, troubleshooting, deductive reasoning skills
  • Ability to clearly document customer issues, status and resolution
  • Knowledge of KM and library automation systems
  • Commitment to customer service
  • Working knowledge of CSS would be an advantage

Salary:

  • Salary commensurate with experience

Contact:
Please send your resume and accompanying letter to ehathway@lucidea.com
We thank all candidates for their applications; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Librarian, Westfield Middle School, Westfield, MA

Westfield Public Schools has an opening for a middle school librarian. Information may be found here:

JOB SUMMARY:
Under the direction of authorized administrators shall:

  1. Be responsible (with involvement of faculty in recommendations) for the selection and processing of all print and non-print materials, computer software, and updating the collection as well as telecommunication needs
  2. Provide each student with an enriched library environment containing a wide variety and range of materials that will incite intellectual probing, growth, and to aid all students in acquiring the skills needed to take full advantage of library resources
  3. Assist faculty in the selection and location of materials and operation of technology as well as training staff who shall assist in this objective
  4. Advise the school administration concerning the effective supervision, utilization, and maintenance of the library, and developing necessary budgets. 
  5. Work with teachers in planning those assignments likely to lead to extended use of the technology and library resources
  6. Help students to develop habits of independent reference work and to develop skill in use of reference materials along with the technology in relation to planned assignments
  7. Inform teachers and other staff members concerning new materials the library acquires
  8. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the building principal or the Superintendent of Schools

REPORTS TO: Building Principal

Salary and terms of employment will be commensurate with the Westfield Public Schools Unit A contract. Salary placement will be based on information contained in the application as submitted.

Performance on this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the Westfield School Committee policy on evaluation.

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Librarian, Manchester City Library, Manchester, NH

(Announcement Number R-35-18)

Starting Salary: $20,153.53 - plus some benefits

Schedule: 20 hours per week - may include evenings and weekends

THE JOB: Provides public library services at a library location; performs directly related work as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master of Library Science, Computer Science, Public Relations Degree or related; and Some library experience; or Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the work.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Candidates must complete a City of Manchester Employment Application available at the City of Manchester website www.manchesternh.gov/jobs or in person at the Human Resources Department, One City Hall Plaza, City Hall Annex. Submission of a resume is optional.

NOTE: Offer of hire conditional on candidate's ability to perform essential job functions, with or without accommodation, as determined by passing a medical exam, including alcohol and drug tests and a thorough background check.

OPENING DATE: June 7, 2018

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday, June 20, 2018

OFFICE HOURS: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
The City of Manchester is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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Library Media Specialist, Deerfield Elementary School, Deerfield, MA

  •  MA Library Educator Licensure. 
    • Demonstrated competency in automated library management systems and electronic research.
    • Demonstrated successful teaching in a school library media setting. 

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
  • At least 2 year s of relevant experience preferred
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

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Manager, Cambridge Public Library, Cambridge, MA

Manager, Library STEAM Programs

Cambridge Public Library

M218-701

 

 

 

HOURS OF WORK: 37.5 hours per week. A flexible schedule is required including working some evenings, Saturdays and Sundays in support of programs and events.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The Cambridge Public Library with its seven locations will become the public hub for STEAM learning in the City of Cambridge. In an exciting partnership, Cambridge STEAM Initiative (an initiative of the Department of Human Services and Cambridge Public Schools), and STEAM at the Library will combine forces to advance the work already accomplished by both entities in fostering equity and access by engaging families and the public in quality STEAM learning experiences. As such, the Library STEAM Program Manager will collaborate with Cambridge STEAM Initiative and Library STEAM team to drive the Library's STEAM agenda, spearhead new initiatives around STEAM learning, and create high quality STEAM curriculum. This position will report to the Library's Manager of Innovation & Technology. Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:

Strategy & Planning:

  • Creates a clear, compelling and achievable vision for STEAM at the Library, including the Main Library and all branches
  • Communicates, coordinates, and works with staff to generate an understanding of STEAM learning and the CPL's mission, services, and role in this area, both internally and externally
  • Works with Library staff and Cambridge STEAM Initiative team to drive strategic, appropriate, and innovative STEAM programs, services, collections, and spaces
  • In collaboration with Cambridge STEAM Initiative's Quality Manager, initiates, develops, coordinates, schedules, implements and evaluates STEAM programs for all ages (children through seniors) and skill levels (beginners through advanced)
  • Assists in designing library spaces to optimize the public's engagement with and participation in STEAM programs and activities
  • Reaches out to the community to invite and engage a diverse group of people to participate in STEAM programs, especially residents who are under-resourced and/or underrepresented in STEM fields
  • Advances the Library as the destination in the City to discover, learn, and experience new technologies and STEAM opportunities

STEAM & Technology Operations

  • Oversees the daily operations of the library's STEAM lab/maker space, to be known as the "Garage"
  • Supports STEAM programming in all library locations and travels to branches to assist with programs and staff training
  • Assists and instructs patrons in the use of STEAM related library resources, tools, and technology; Engages library users in making, creating, and designing with technology
  • May recruit and coordinate volunteers who will provide STEAM programming for the "Garage"
  • Improves processes and workflows to make an outstanding customer experience
  • Creates an environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate for a range of learning activities
  • Maintains appropriate standards of behavior per the CPL Behavior Policy, ensuring mutual respect and safety in programs
  • Provides computer and technology maintenance, including troubleshooting and providing technical support

Training & Communications

  • Trains staff on new STEAM related technology and software and effective pedagogy; develops and implements technology training, instruction plans, and materials
  • Develops and maintains relationships and partnerships with other City staff, businesses, community groups, schools, etc. to foster collaborative programs and services around STEAM and advance creative making in the community
  • Creates content for professional development and represents the CPL on professional taskforces, at conferences, in webinars, etc.
  • Attends continuing education and professional development opportunities
  • Develops measuring tools and creates reports to communicate STEAM outcomes and impacts
  • Communicates effectively with the public, staff, and administration
  • May be responsible for maintaining timely content on a portion of the Library website
  • Communicates CPL STEAM programs and philosophies, goals, and results to stakeholders

 

Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned for the good of the department and library

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • A Bachelor's degree required, preferably in science, technology, education or related field
  • Proven successful experience in science/STEAM education with a solid foundation in science, engineering, and/or math
  • 3-5 years of experience successfully managing STEAM-related efforts including writing curriculum, instruction, and overseeing a makerspace/innovation lab
  • Technical sophistication: experience with computer programming; understanding of basic networking and computer science concepts; familiarity with graphics and CAD applications; comfort with desktop and web-based productivity and collaboration software; ability to independently pick up new technical skills as needed. 
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse groups; Ability to thrive in a working environment with constant public contact with people from all backgrounds and age groups
  • Ability to identify and analyze a strategic direction and to develop and implement programs and activities to address areas of community interest/need
  • Outstanding project management skills; Demonstrated experience facilitating meetings and convening and leading committees and workgroups
  • Willingness to be flexible and adaptable in an environment of a new initiative with a lot of change; Ability to train and lead others in new processes
  • Excellent skills in programmatic planning for technology, STEAM in out-of-school time learning spaces, and creative makerspaces
  • Ability to creatively solve problems and negotiate and handle stressful situations in a positive manner
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate and establish effective working relationships
  • Ability to frequently adopt and teach new tools, software, and technology
  • Experience working in large complex organizations and in the public sector strongly preferred. Willingness to seek and develop an understanding of the role, mission and functioning of a large urban public library system
  • Able to anticipate needs, organize work, set priorities, use time effectively, work independently, and meet deadlines; Ability to multi-task, prioritize multiple competing demands; Exceptionally self-motivated and self-directed
  • Exceptional customer service orientation. Ability to work with non-technically orientated end users. Appreciation of and sincere desire to work in a diverse, urban setting
  • Experienced in external outreach with potential vendors and collaborative partners
  • Excellent judgment    Tact    Empathy    Patience    Maturity    Sense of humor  

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Physically able to operate a variety of technical equipment such as computers, scanners, printers, and mobile devices; Ability to sit and use computer workstation, including keyboard and visual display terminal, for extended periods of time; Must be able to pay close attention to details and concentrate on work; Time management ability to set priorities in order to meet assignment deadlines; Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities which permit the employee to communicate effectively; Sufficient vision or other powers of observation which permit the employee to read printed and online materials. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Works in assigned area, including office areas, training rooms, library and city locations including outside venues as necessary; Normal office exposure to noise and interruptions; Attends and participates in various programs as requested to enhance skills associated with the position.

 

RATE: $72,364 - $85,629 (includes 2.5% COLA effective 7/1/18) plus excellent benefits

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: applicants submit both your resume and letter of interest via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA  02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resumes and letters of interest requested by 07/09/18.  Position is considered open until filled.

 

THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, MEMBERS OF THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY, AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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Institutional History Research Specialist, Rauner Special Collections Library, Dartmouth, Hanover, NH

Are you passionate about diversity, inclusivity, and history? Would you like to help an institution unearth moments from its past that highlight the experiences of marginalized groups or peoples? The Dartmouth Library's Rauner Special Collections Library seeks an outgoing, service-focused, and intellectually curious Institutional History Research Specialist who will oversee the Library's Historical Accountability contribution to the college's Inclusive Excellence initiative.

 

Over the course of the position's year-long term, you will:

  • manage the Rauner Student Research Fellowship program
  • supervise the student research internship program
  • develop a publicly-accessible web-based product that incorporates the students' research related to issues inclusivity and diversity from Dartmouth's past
  • provide basic research support in the reading room
  • provide research support for specialized projects related to Dartmouth history.

 

Ideally, you will have:

  • library experience
  • supervisory experience
  • an advanced degree in a humanities field
  • familiarity with the history of Dartmouth College
  • experience working with rare or fragile materials

 

This position is a full-time (37.5 hrs/wk), one-year term position and requires a bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. For more information and to apply online, go to http://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu.

Please refer to position #1125924. We will conduct application reviews on a continual basis until the position is filled. Dartmouth College conducts background checks.

 

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. 

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Technical Services Librarian, Sargent Memorial Library, Boxborough, MA

Institution:       Sargent Memorial Library, Boxborough

Job:      Technical Services Librarian

Full/Part Time: Part time

Duties/ Description:    

  • Performs technical services duties involving cataloging of print and non-print materials, such as data entry in the Evergreen ILS and associated physical processing of library materials.
  • Compiles monthly database usage and circulation reports.
  • Provides PC maintenance and technology support.
  • Recommends purchase of software and hardware as needed.
  • Provides technical assistances to patrons.
  • Routinely assists at circulation desk when extra coverage is needed.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required. MLS coursework in progress preferred.
  • Knowledge of basic library cataloging principles and procedures, Dewey Decimal System, MARC record format and computerized data entry.
  • Familiar with Windows OS management and maintenance, and the ability to troubleshoot.
  • Strong interest in working with computers, networks, hardware and software.
  • Ability to initiate, organize, and self-direct work responsibilities under minimum supervision.
  • Ability to collaborate and create positive working relationships in a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Position requires frequent physical effort, such as carrying books (up to 20-30 lbs), pushing book carts (up to 150 lbs), bending, stretching, grasping, etc. to retrieve library materials.
  • Able to view computer screens for extended time periods and able to operate computers, telephones, photocopiers, printers and other office-type equipment.

 

Salary: $21.04 to $25.79 in 10 steps
20-23 hours per week including evenings and a regular Saturday 9:30-3:30 rotation.

This part time position includes pro-rated benefits.

 

Closing Date: 7/1/2018

Contact: Please send/email cover letter and resume to

Peishan Bartley, Technical Services Librarian

Sargent Memorial Library

427 Mass Ave

Boxborough, MA 01719

pbartley@cwmars.org

 

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Technical Services Librarian, Sargent Memorial Library, Boxborough, MA

Full/Part Time: Part time

Duties/ Description:      

  • Performs technical services duties involving cataloging of print and non-print materials.
  • Compiles monthly database usage and circulation reports.
  • Provides PC maintenance and technology support.
  • Recommends purchase of software and hardware as needed.
  • Provides technical assistances to patrons.
  • Routinely assists at circulation desk when extra coverage is needed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required. MLS coursework in progress preferred.
  • Knowledge of basic library cataloging principles and procedures, Dewey Decimal System, MARC record format and computerized data entry.
  • Familiar with Windows OS management and maintenance, and the ability to troubleshoot.
  • Strong interest in working with computers, networks, hardware and software.
  • Ability to initiate, organize, and self-direct work responsibilities under minimum supervision.
  • Ability to collaborate and create positive working relationships in a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Position requires frequent physical effort, such as carrying books (up to 20-30 lbs), pushing book carts (up to 150 lbs), bending, stretching, grasping, etc. to retrieve library materials.
  • Able to view computer screens for extended time periods and able to operate computers, telephones, photocopiers, printers and other office-type equipment.

Salary:  $21.04 to $25.79 in 10 steps

20-23 hours per week including evenings and a regular Saturday 9:30-3:30 rotation.

This part time position includes pro-rated benefits.

Closing Date:  7/1/2018

Contact:  Please send/email cover letter and resume to

Peishan Bartley, Director

Sargent Memorial Library

427 Mass Ave

Boxborough, MA 01719

pbartley@cwmars.org

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Knowledge Management Specialist, Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co., Hartford, CT

The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co. (HSB) is seeking a Knowledge Management Specialist to join our Engineering team in Hartford, CT. In this position, you will develop and execute a Knowledge Management (KM) strategy for our Engineering Department. This will include implementing processes and controls to facilitate knowledge capture, control, and dissemination throughout HSB.

HSB supports the advancement of technology in all industries by providing insurance solutions, risk evaluations, and risk mitigation services. Our engineering knowledge and evaluation are a key part of the solutions that we offer to our clients and we insure some of the world's largest and most sophisticated power generation, heavy manufacturing and research facilities.

We are not your typical insurance company, we have an active IoT Advisory Service Group; we have drones and 3D printing equipment; we are aggressively moving forward with wearable technology; actively investigating remote imaging technology and 3D spatial imaging; all in the pursuit of differentiating HSB though technology and analytics. To support our efforts, we require employees who are not only proficient in their areas of specialization but also have the desire and ability to look forward and envision better ways of doing things.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a comprehensive KM strategy for HSB Engineering content

  • Oversee the strategy implementation to

  • Drive organizational effectiveness through improved knowledge sharing.

  • Identify and curate technical content to ensure that the right information is getting to the right people at the right time and in the right way.

  • Facilitate knowledge sharing to improve efficiency.

  • Operational activities will include

  • Training and education to front-end users of the knowledge management tools to assist business units in optimizing the use of KM processes, tools and content.

  • Gather intelligence to proactively provide data driven research in support of HSB business needs.

  • Assist in gathering documentation and lessons learned to incorporate into the Knowledge Management system; develop and implement innovative and effective ways to capture and share knowledge; and use of software packages to organize information.

  • Use key metrics to quantify effectiveness of the program.

Requisition Number:

2137BR

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant discipline.

  • Four to six years' experience in Knowledge Management.

  • The ability to work effectively with colleagues from a variety of departments and leadership levels, using a flexible, adaptable approach.

  • Strong project management, organizational, and time-management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and work on multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Possess a high level of proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint).

State:

Connecticut

Employment Type:

Full Time

Additional Information:

We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The work environment characteristics, and any physical and mental requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Apply here.

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Executive Director, Aviation Museum of NH, Londonderry, NH

The Aviation Museum of NH is seeking a new Executive Director. This full-time position is responsible for planning and directing activities for the museum including the planning, funding, and implementation of programs, exhibits, and events. The museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to preserving NH aviation history and providing aviation education through a focus on the STEM disciplines. The Aviation Museum of NH is located in the historic 1937 airport terminal at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.

Further information and how to apply can be found at: https://www.nhahs.org/images/ED-Job-Desc.pdf

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Gallery Manager, Woodshed Art Auctions, Franklin, MA

Fine art auction gallery seeks a pleasant, energetic and self-motivated person to manage exhibitions and client relationships at the new 500 Gallery in Franklin, MA. 500 Gallery presents exhibitions of fine art, followed by live auctions twice a month. The Gallery manager will be in charge of organizing the inventory, installing the exhibitions, interacting with clients at previews and on the phone, invoicing sales and clerking during the auctions.

Hours are four days a week, Wednesdays thru Friday, 10-5, and Saturdays 10-3. Auctions are held Thursday evenings, twice a month.

BA or advanced degree with major in 19th/20th century art history.

Art gallery/auction house experience is a plus. Experience with face-to-face client relations, knowledge of excel spreadsheets and word processing, ability to lift 40 pounds, driver's license, availability during gallery open hours Wednesdays through Saturdays.

Send cover letter and resume to Bruce Wood bruce@wodshedartauctions.com

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $18/hour

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Data Manager, Community Action Agency of Somerville, Somerville, MA

Job Title:        Data Manager

Supervisor:    Director of Development and Planning

Hours:            30 Hours per week

FLSA:            Exempt

Status:            Full-Time, Non-Union 

    

OVERVIEW:

The Data Manager oversees PROMIS and is responsible for compliance monitoring, planning and reporting, and ensures that established timelines are met, and that efficient processes related to collecting, synthesizing and reporting various data are established and maintained. Ongoing responsibilities include assessment of existing program monitoring and tracking mechanisms, development of comprehensive data and tracking systems, and synthesis of program data for operational, planning and grant writing purposes. The Data Manager supports program level strategic objectives and assists in leading key program planning activities including the Self-Assessment and the Strategic Plan, and assists with grant writing as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Achieve and maintain expertise in all aspects of the PCAP software's capabilities and limitations.
  • Ensure that the software is reliable, stable, and meets agency, contractual, Head Start and Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care requirements.
  • Serve as the primary contact for with the software vendor in order to maintain software, facilitate updates, and to use all software features to their fullest potential.
  • Maintain and update PCAP Procedure Manual as needed.
  • Ensure integrity of information contained in all database systems utilized to track child, family and staff information.
  • Oversee the collection of information for required reports, such as those required by state and federal funding sources.
  • Provide leadership and work with program managers to ensure that data is used effectively to inform and enhance the required Head Start planning process.
  • Serve as point person for program managers regarding inputting and reporting data relative to child, family and staff information; develop and maintain evaluation metrics, methodologies, tools and protocols in coordination with managers.
  • Produce annual Head Start Program Information Report (PIR) data; run, analyze and summarize child outcomes data on TSG.
  • Plan and oversee staff training; monitor accurate and consistent data entry and reporting.
  • Build and maintain productive relationships with staff members and providers.
  • Process all information concerning the Child and Adult Food Program; electronically transfer the food program data to the state office, including monthly billing.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.A. in applicable field of study;
  • 3-5 years' experience management experience.
  • Familiarity with Head Start Performance Standards, Department of Early Education and Care Regulations, Department of Children and Families' program requirements, and the Head Start planning process.
  • Advanced organizational and analytical skills (qualitative and quantitative); ability to identify key points/trends, and develop succinct summaries of findings.
  • High proficiency with software such as Access, Excel and other analytical tools; ability to manage and maintain large amounts of data.
  • Knowledge of research methodology, principles and procedures,; aptitude for learning and using databases and software.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively work both collaboratively and independently in a fast-paced and diverse environment;
  • Multi-cultural competence and sensitivity to the needs of families with lower incomes.

 

Interested applicants should submit cover letters and resumes to:  jgrogan@caasomerville.org

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Library, Media & Information Specialist, Norwell Middle School, Norwell, MA

Norwell Public Schools has a job opening in September for a Library, Media and Information Specialist in the Norwell Middle School. 

For more information, click here.

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Digital Services Reference Librarian, UConn School of Law, Hartford, CT

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Reference & Outreach Services Librarian, Wareham Free Library, Wareham, MA

The Wareham Free Library (WFL) is seeking a full-time Reference and Outreach Services Librarian, with an anticipated start date of July 10th, 2018. This fall, the WFL will reapply for certification from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. As part of its recertified status, the WFL is developing a modern, accessible, and robust reference department. The Reference and Outreach Services Librarian will vitally contribute to this project.

This position's primary role is developing and implementing a program of reference services tailored to community needs. These responsibilities include traditional reference services (e.g., inter-library loan and collection development) as well as reference desk coverage (providing technology and research support). However, this position entails considerably more than desk coverage. The candidate will also be responsible for creating and implementing educational and outreach services to the public. Outreach services include, but are not limited to, the following tasks: improving and maintaining the library's web presence; maintaining and enhancing the library's social media presence; and establishing collaborative activities with other municipal departments and local agencies. Educational services include class instruction, workshops, and one-on-one tutoring on information literacy and technology training. The candidate may also need to perform other duties as requested by the Library Director.

The candidate should be able to work independently in initiating and implementing reference, educational, and outreach projects. This position allows the candidate much flexibility in planning work around reference desk coverage. The candidate should possess a cogent and clear philosophy of modern public library reference services.

This position is 37.5 hours/week and will require some Saturday and evening hours.

Qualifications

Masters of Library Science degree required. Experience working in a library environment, especially in reference or research services, preferred. Technology skills (e.g., Microsoft software, eReaders, web browsing) and/or background in library instruction also preferred. Must possess excellent customer service skills.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS

Salary

In accordance with the Collective Bargaining Unit currently in effect

How to Apply

Please submit letter of interest and resume to the Human Resources Director:

Dorene M. Allen-England, Esq.

Memorial Town Hall

54 Marion Road

Wareham, MA 02571

dallen-england@wareham.ma.us

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Archivist, Lowell Historical Society, Lowell, MA

The Lowell Historical Society is seeking a professional archivist with knowledge and experience to analyze our collections, creating a thorough inventory of all documents, photographs, media, artwork, artifacts and other items, stored in various locations with the assistance of LHS board members/volunteers; create a process and controlled vocabulary for the collection, advise on preservation steps, identify items in danger, and create a conservation log; assist in identifying less relevant items for deaccessioning; and provide basic training and a instructional guide for LHS board members to continue to maintain the collection going forward.

This contract position will require the selected individual to provide the following deliverables:

  • Collection plan to streamline and unify current inventories into Past Perfect with controlled vocabularies and organized collection identifiers and ensure all supporting documentation (gifts of deed, inventories, or finding aid) are linked/available digitally.
  • Create a system of work for LHS board members and volunteers to move analog/paper item accession records into PastPerfect and evaluate information being entered
  • Assess the current condition of the entire LHS collection (manuscripts, artifacts, images, artwork, and books) and identify issues with item identification, preservation, provenance, and relevance to LHS mission
  • Create training manuals and instruction guides for workflow going forward and analyze current organization materials (i.e. finding aids, etc.) and suggest change/upgrades and/or possible templates. 

If funding and time allow, this professional will assist in additional projects to make the collection available digitally.

A bachelor's degree and 1-2 years archives experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience are required. This will be a contract-type position, which will have some flexibility in hours per week, but will mainly operate within the time frame of Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm. Project work should be completed by October 31, 2018. The anticipated hourly rate is $20-$25/hr of which the professional is expected to complete between 400-500 hours, based on the agreed upon hourly rate. This contracted position offers no benefits.

Education

BA/BS

Salary

$20-$25/hr

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume to lowellhsarchives@gmail.com for consideration. 

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Knowledge Management Specialist, Hartford Steam Boiler, Hartford, CT

2137BR

Title:

Knowledge Management Specialist

Job Description:

This position will develop and execute a Knowledge Management (KM) strategy for our Engineering Department. This will include implementing processes and controls to facilitate knowledge capture, control, and dissemination throughout Hartford Steam Boiler.

Requisition Number:

2137BR

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline

  • 4-6 years experience in Knowledge Management systems and processes

Desired:

  • Master's degree in a relevant discipline

  • Experience in the implementation of Knowledge Management database systems

State:

Connecticut

Employment Type:

Full Time

Additional Information:

We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The work environment characteristics, and any physical and mental requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

City:

Hartford

Company Name:

Hartford Steam Boiler

Country:

United States of America

To apply, click here.

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Development Coordinator, Providence Public Library, Providence, RI

DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Providence Public Library (PPL) is a 142-year-old nonprofit corporation providing free public library services through its rich and historic physical and digital collections, extensive information resources, thought-provoking exhibitions, impactful educational programs, and expert staff. 

 

PPL seeks an adaptable, articulate, and highly driven professional with 3 to 5 years of development experience to support the development team in the role of Development Coordinator. This position is an evolving role with potential for leadership responsibilities and will work closely with the Director of Development to fulfill the goals of an aggressive and strategic fundraising program.

 

The key objectives for this position are to:

  1. Assist with the growth of PPL's Annual Fund.
  2. Assist with donor cultivation events, including PPL's annual gala.
  3. Assist with PPL's ongoing capital campaign.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

Annual Fund Management 

  • Take a leadership role in creating, executing, and managing PPL's holiday and spring annual fund campaigns (direct mail, email, and social media).
  • Assist with creating and managing targeted annual fund campaigns throughout the year.
  • Manage a personal portfolio of mid-level donors, including cultivation, solicitation, and recognition.
  • Assist with major gifts, including cultivation, proposal presentation, and recognition.
  • Attend all Development, Conservator, and Planned Giving Committee meetings and help to manage these committees.
  • Assist with writing and editing grants, as appropriate.
  • Assist with growing prospect pipeline, including prospect and grant research.

 

Events Management 

  • Assist with the planning and execution of PPL's annual gala, including sponsor solicitation and recognition.
  • Assist with the planning and execution of Conservator Society (major donor) and Lyra Brown Nickerson Society (planned giving) events.
  • Assist with the organization of other events (public and invitation only) to help promote PPL, as appropriate.

 

Database Management

  • Maintain accurate database records and contact reports.

 

Capital Campaign Management

  • Assist with capital campaign gift cultivation, proposal presentation, and recognition.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS 

  • 2-3 years experience in development or event planning plus knowledge of development/fundraising best practices and appropriate solicitation techniques required;
  • Must be proficient with Raiser's Edge, and general understanding of iWave and Google Docs is a plus;
  • Knowledge of grant and financial processes a plus;
  • Strong interpersonal/human relations skills;
  • Strong verbal and professional writing and communication skills;
  • Strong marketing and presentation skills, including proficiency in social media;
  • Strong project management skills;
  • Ability to interact with diplomacy and tact amid influential donors and diverse groups;
  • Ability to cultivate, maintain, and grow relationships with significant and influential individuals;
  • Ability to identify, cultivate, and secure gifts;
  • Ability to adapt and respond to various situations;
  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality;
  • Successful track record in meeting fundraising goals;
  • Professional experience with annual giving, event sponsorship / planning, database maintenance, prospect research, grants, and other fundraising means;
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team;
  • Self-motivated, goal driven, and detail-oriented;
  • Flexibility to attend evening and weekend events as necessary.

 

EXPERIENCE & TRAINING

Bachelor's degree in communication, marketing, or related field is required.  

 

This is a full-time position, 37.5 hours per week, in a business casual and highly collaborative environment with excellent benefits and the opportunity to work with a well-respected supervisor who values professional development for her staff.

 

Starting salary is $45,000 annually, commensurate with appropriate experience. This position is also an exempt position and is not part of the union.

 

DEADLINE FOR RESUME/COVER LETTER: June 18, 2018

 

COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:

Human Resources

Providence Public Library

150 Empire Street

Providence, RI 02903

 

Equal Opportunity

PPL is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical or common conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, national origin, ancestry, age (40 and above), disability, veteran status, military service, application for military service, genetic information, receipt of free medical care, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. PPL will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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Electronic Resources Librarian, Healey Library, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA

Electronic Resources Librarian

Healey Library

University of Massachusetts Boston

 

Reporting to the Head of Library Systems and Discovery Services (LSDS), the Electronic Resource Librarian is responsible for the end-to-end management of electronic resources and best practices. The incumbent manages the access to electronic resources, including databases, e-journals, e-books, and streaming media; establishes and optimizes workflows to enable efficient e-resource management and ensures the quality of the metadata and reliable discovery of and access to the library's electronic resources via discovery tools and resource management systems; and serves as the library's primary contact with third-party e-resource vendors and publishers and library personnel regarding discovery and delivery issues for electronic resources.

 

The Library Systems and Discovery Services Department is responsible for library core system infrastructure and the discovery services that support research, scholarship, teaching, and learning at UMass Boston. The Library has recently migrated from Ex Libris Voyager ILS to its ALMA resource management system and PRIMO discovery platform. This position works collaboratively with staff within the department, as well as with other departments in the Library and across campus, to maintain and enhance access and discoverability of the Library's diverse range of electronic resources.

 

Example of Duties:

  • Manage access to electronic resources, including databases, e-journals, e-books, streaming media, and content from related repository systems (e.g. OCLC ContentDM, bepress Digital Commons);
  • Perform end-to-end management of electronic resources and ongoing maintenance and evaluation workflows, including managing trials;
  • Create and maintain metadata for electronic resources, manage activations for electronic collections and portfolios, and configure link resolving and proxy services;
  • Manage and update Primo Central (PC) Index collections and configurations;
  • Work with cataloging and technical services staff to ensure the quality of metadata representing electronic collections and portfolios;
  • Configure import profiles and perform bulk import/export and batch updates for electronic collections and portfolios;
  • Investigate and troubleshoot access issues involving electronic resources and link resolving;
  • Provide expertise and work collaboratively with staff from library departments and beyond to ensure the availability of electronic resources;
  • Serve as the library's primary contact with vendors, publishers, and library staff regarding discovery and access issues related to the library's electronic resources;
  • Develop and document workflows for managing the integration of electronic resources into the Library's discovery environment;
  • Assist with maintaining vendor and license information, as needed;
  • Coordinate with the library business office to verify subscription status and coverage as needed to troubleshoot access to electronic resources;
  • Collect, analyze, and report data regarding usage of electronic resources;
  • Keep abreast of the state-of-the-art technologies and professional practices;
  • Maintain effective relationships and clear communications with other library departments, campus departments, vendors, and consortia partners;
  • Serve on library and University committees;
  • Perform other duties as required.


Minimum Qualifications:

Graduate degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent and a minimum of two (2) years of experience managing electronic resources in an academic library required. Experience with integrated library systems or unified resource management systems. 

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience supporting Ex Libris library management systems and discovery systems, such as ALMA and PRIMO;
  • Knowledge of non-MARC metadata standards and schema such as Dublin Core, EAD, METS, MODS, etc.;
  • Experience working with normalization rules to process record enhancements to individual record or a group of records;
  • Experience with vendor integrations such as GOBI API and Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) ordering and invoicing;
  • Familiarity with acquisitions workflows, DDA/PDA and real-time acquisitions;
  • Knowledge of institutional repository such as OCLC ContentDM and bepress Digital Commons;
  • Experience or understanding of BrowZine, Rapid, LibGuides, and Google Scholar.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficiency with MS Office (especially MS Excel) and metadata editing tools such as MarcEdit;
  • Knowledge of cataloging standards and tools such as MARC 21, LCC, LCSH, AACR2/RDA, FRBR;
  • Demonstrated familiarity with relevant library systems that provide discovery and access to electronic resources, including ILS, link resolver, proxy services, and discovery platforms;
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn and apply new technologies and adapt to changes in profession;
  • Demonstrated ability to gather, analyze, and interpret electronic resource usage statistics using SUSHI, COUNTER or other reporting standards as appropriate;
  • Demonstrated ability to work positively and collaboratively with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders, including users, librarians, technical staff, vendors, and consortia partners;
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively and to be flexible in a rapidly changing service-oriented environment;
  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication, including the ability to develop written project documentation, process procedures, reports, etc.;
  • Strong problem solving skills and attention to detail;
  • Strong organizational skills, including the capability for managing a variety of tasks and multiple priorities;
  • Strong service orientation and awareness of end user needs as related to library services and technology.


Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three letters of recommendation to: http://employmentopportunities.umb.edu/boston/en-us/job/494346/electronic-resources-librarian

  

Closing date for applications:  June 15, 2018 

The University of Massachusetts Boston provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information. In addition to federal law requirements, the University of Massachusetts Boston complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the University operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. Among the procedures which may be used to select personnel to fill vacant positions are review of work experience, reference checks, and interviews. All appointments and promotions will be effective on a Sunday.

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Digital Projects Archivist, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA

Digital Projects Archivist, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA

 

The Jewish Heritage Center (JHC) team at New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is seeking a full-time Digital Projects Archivist. The JHC Digital Projects Archivist will be responsible for managing and implementing a variety of digital projects, with an emphasis on metadata enhancement and the digitization of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS), Boston Port collection. This is a highly collaborative position that works closely with archivists and librarians from the JHC, Special Collections, and Collections Services teams at NEHGS. The potential applicant will be proactive, comfortable taking initiative, and have experience and interest in archival processing, digital asset management, metadata and digitization best practices, and content creation for social media.

 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Manages and coordinates digitization projects with primary focus on the HIAS digitization project.
  • Modifies and documents, as needed, digitization procedures and workflow based on standards to improve quality and productivity.
  • Communicates with digitization vendors to ensure project is scanned within budget and per instructions.
  • Works with other members of the JHC team to identify, prioritize and develop plans for digital projects.
  • Digitizes, creates metadata, and uploads materials to the digital archives, while providing quality control of images and process.
  • Edits and enhances current metadata and create controlled metadata vocabulary for digital content.
  • Works with JHC Collections Archivist and Special Collections team on born digital materials workflow, preservation, and access.
  • Works with synagogue archives to promote digitization of records through institutional memberships.
  • Develops reference tools for using the digital archives and provides reference services as needed, including instruction on using collections and/or digital archives.
  • Contributes to Vita Brevis and The Weekly Genealogist on a periodic basis to inform on new content in digital archives.
  • Responsible for content creation for JHC social media platforms, and maintaining JHC homepage and landing pages on digital collections site.
  • As part of a team, actively participates in the strategic development of the Jewish Heritage Center.
  • Trains and supervises digitization project interns and volunteers.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications 

  • ALA-accredited master's degree in Library and Information Science with a concentration in archives, digital curation, or Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) certification.
  • Working knowledge of professional metadata standards, particularly DACS and Dublin Core.
  • Computing and technical skills (Microsoft office, scanning software, photo editing software, Cloud-based storage, XML, HTML.)
  • Experience processing analog, analog-to-digital, or born-digital collections.
  • Experience working with digital asset management and digital repositories, particularly CONTENTdm.
  • Knowledge of digital preservation systems, standards, best practices, and OAIS reference model.
  • Experiencing working with various social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
  • Demonstrated project management experience.
  • Interest in Jewish history, family history, and genealogy.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

 

The Jewish Heritage Center (JHC) at NEHGS is a resource for exploring and preserving the histories of Jewish families and institutions in New England and beyond. With the archival collections as its cornerstone, the JHC engages historians, genealogists, youth, and the general public in programming and research to advance the study of the history, culture, and institutional legacies of Jewish families in New England by educating, inspiring, and connecting people through scholarship, collections, and expertise while serving as an archival and educational resource for other Jewish organizations and institutions. For more information, visit www.jewishheritagecenter.org.

 

To Apply:

Please email resume and cover letter to: 
Michelle Major, Director of Human Resources 
mmajor@nehgs.org

Please include your last name and the position title in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please.

 

Apply by June 15, 2018

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Assistant Youth Services Librarian, Franklin Public Library, Franklin, MA

POSITION: Librarian 3 - Assistant Youth Services Librarian  

Part-Time position - 19 hours/week including some weekends

GRADE: L3
SALARY: $20.22 - $23.63 per hour

POSTED: May 15, 2018 until filled

Preferred Deadline: June 1, 2018

The Franklin Public Library is currently accepting applications for a lively, vibrant Assistant Youth Services Librarian. This is a part-time position and the employee may work up to 19 hours per week. The exact schedule is to be determined, but will generally include Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:00-1:00, Thursdays 3:00-7:00, and alternating Fridays and Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The Assistant Youth Services Librarian reports to the Youth Services Librarian. This position helps plan and implement innovative, educational, and entertaining programs and events for youth of all ages. The ideal candidate will assist the Youth Services Librarian in a full range of professional tasks for an engaged community. These tasks include (but are not limited to) dynamic programming for ages birth through age 18, informed reader's advisory, grade appropriate reference, thoughtful collection development, Children's and Young Adult cataloging, creating promotional materials, engaging Franklin families through social media, and outreach in the Franklin community. Energy and enthusiasm are crucial! Experience with STEAM programming and willingness to try new things are preferred. Youth Services is a fun and dynamic department, so bring your sense of adventure!


Qualifications:
The preferred candidate will have at least one year of experience working with youth. The candidate must demonstrate genuine, care, respect, and strong interest in youth (ages 0-18) and an ability to establish rapport with them, their caregivers, and professionals who work with youths.

Applicants must possess a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS)

Interested candidates shall email a resume and cover letter in Microsoft Word or PDF format to apply@franklinma.gov

Please put "Assistant Youth Services Librarian" in the subject line of the email.

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Access Services Associate, Pine Manor College, Annenberg Library, Chestnut Hill, MA

Title: Access Services Associate (Evenings Sept.-May)

Pine Manor College, Annenberg Library

Chestnut Hill, MA

 

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for growing the graduation rate and student retention through exemplary service to students and support to professional staff.  We are a small, creative team looking for an applicant who shares our user-oriented and mission driven philosophy. Under the direction of the Directors of Library Services, the Access Services Associate is responsible for stewardship of the library during evening hours throughout the school year. We are searching for an individual passionate about diverse patron service in an evolving academic setting. The position supports Pine Manor College students' success throughout their time at the college by aiding in access to materials and providing relevant informational resources to support their studies.


For more information on the position, please see the full posting on the Pine Manor College website.

How to Apply

Email a copy of your resume and cover letter to: hr@pmc.edu

 

Pine Manor College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to being the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and do their best work.

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Children's Librarian, Waterville Public Library, Waterville, ME

The Waterville (Maine) Public Library is searching for a full-time Children's Librarian to lead library services for children and youth.

 

The successful candidate will have a Master's Degree in Library and/or Information Sciences from an ALA-accredited institution. In some circumstances, a combination of experience and education may substitute for this credential.

 

Salary: $35,500

 

Benefits: Two weeks starting vacation, two weeks sick time, excellent health insurance, voluntary retirement plan, 12 paid holidays

 

Interested applicants should submit a resume and meaningful cover letter to:

 

ssugden@watervillelibrary.org (preferred file format: PDF)

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Under supervision of the Library Director, the Children's Librarian oversees the management and administration of internal and external library programs and services for children from birth through grade 5. 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

  • Demonstrate outstanding external and internal customer service to people of all ages.
  • Maintain a welcoming, friendly, and inclusive atmosphere in Children's Room and throughout the library.
  • Serve as a member of the library's leadership and management team, including actively supervising the facility and staff, and leading teams effectively.
  • Provide all library users with assistance in reference, readers' advisory, information literacy, and use of library materials and resources.
  • Work with colleagues and community partners to design, promote, present, and evaluate internal and external children's programs and activities that address expressed and anticipated community needs.
  • Provide service and maintain liaisons with schools, childcare centers, community organizations, and other groups as determined by library priorities.
  • Evaluate and select titles for purchase or replacement. Reevaluate and deselect materials which need to be cancelled, repaired, replaced, or redistributed.
  • Serve on community and professional committees, as requested, to advance the library and the library profession.
  • Maintain statistical and narrative records and reports.
  • Interpret and communicate library policies and procedures to patrons and colleagues.

 

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK: 

  • Enthusiasm for public service and the ability to work well with a diverse patronage, including youth of all ages and their caregivers/parents.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of public library functions.
  • Strong organization and planning skills, including the ability to perform multiple projects or tasks simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated successful interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of available and emerging technologies and their application to children's services.
  • Knowledge and appreciation of children's literature, periodicals, audio-visual materials, electronic media, and materials.
  • Awareness of trends in youth services and of issues affecting youth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, the general public, and representatives of other agencies and organizations.
  • Ability to initiate, organize, and follow through on programs, services, and projects.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, grasp, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, talk and hear. Hand-eye coordination necessary to operate computers and various office equipment. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop and crouch.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

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Reference Librarian, Springfield City Library, Springfield, MA

Full description is available here: http://bit.ly/RefLibJun18Lnkd

Springfield City Library has an exciting career opportunity waiting for just the right candidate. Are you the one? Are you ready to work as part of our dedicated team of professionals in a very busy urban library system? Each year, we welcome over 700,000 visitors throughout our nine locations and offer nearly 4,000 programs for adults, teens and children. Our 76,628 registered patrons account for circulation of nearly 650,000!

Springfield, Massachusetts, founded in 1636 by William Pynchon, has a proud history. From its earliest days, Springfield was a center of commerce. In the industrial age, the city was one of the largest, most prodigious manufacturing centers in the country. Springfield's reputation was bolstered by the many innovations that sprung forth from the city's residents. Today, Springfield is once again becoming known for innovation and technology. From mentorship programs for entrepreneurs and accelerators for startups ready to scale to specialty incubators and training, the city is regaining its standing as a great place to start and grow a business. Springfield is also home to large employers including MassMutual, Baystate Health, five colleges, and a host of social and professional services organizations. Have we piqued your interest? Want to know more about the opportunity? Read on.

The Library seeks applications for a Reference Librarian position at our forward-looking public library. Get excited about the possibilities of working in the city of Springfield by watching this video, then apply before midnight EST on Monday, June 4, 2018. We seek candidates who can embrace the attitude that "It's All Yours, Just Ask," and who see the library as a place to help strengthen our city through strong connections and constructive dialogue. We are here to help community members find what they need, no matter who they are, where they come from, or what they're looking for, because the Springfield City Library is their place of connection to information and knowledge, culture, and community.

This Reference Librarian position is based at our busy Mason Square Branch Library and is available due to a promotion. The person selected for this position will be part of a dynamic branch library team and focus on reference, reader's advisory, outreach, and programming for teens and children, as well as some collection development. Work is performed under the general direction of the Branch Supervisor and the Manager of Adult & Youth Information Services.

Requirements include a Bachelor's degree and completion of an American Library Association-accredited Master of Library Science. MLS candidates may be considered as well; once the degree is attained, the salary would be converted to MLS-level pay automatically.

Desired: Commitment to meaningful community engagement. Experience in creating lively programs for children and teens. Bilingual abilities desirable (English and Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese or other). Excellent customer service orientation is needed, and a "turned outward" approach to community engagement is ideal.

The salary is $46,683 annually for MLS holders for a 37.5 hours workweek; for MLS candidates $38,779. Further job details and application are available here, or, go to the City of Springfield's website, click on Employment Opportunities, and look for Reference Librarian.

Inquiries are welcome, but all applications must be filed on the City of Springfield's website.

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Children's Librarian, Mansfield Public Library, Mansfield, MA

PART TIME CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN

 15 HOURS PER WEEK MAXIMUM

Mansfield Public Library is seeking a creative, energetic, and enthusiastic team player for the position of Part time Children's Librarian.

 

Duties:

  • Provides excellent professional library reference services by assisting patrons of all ages with information retrieval, location of materials, use of computers and databases
  • Provides reader's advisory
  • Performs duties specific to the Children's Department including but not limited to: leading story times, assisting with special events or programs, creating displays, flyers, bookmarks, electronic email blasts, and social media promotions
  • May be asked to perform duties at the Circulation Desk including check-out and discharge of materials
  • Cover adult/YA reference desk as needed
  • Other duties as required
  • Work is performed under the general supervision of the Youth Services Librarian

 

Qualifications:

  • MLS or enrollment in an MLS program
  • Coursework in children's services and/or children's literature is preferred
  • Must enjoy working with children and their caregivers
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Knowledge of children's literature
  • Familiarity with automated library systems and technology required
  • Familiarity and ability to utilize social media
  • Ability to work effectively with the public, including oral and written communication skills
  • Flexible, dependable team player
  • Physically able to bend, stretch and lift materials from floor to overhead shelves

 

15 hours per week. Position requires two nights per week on Tuesday Thursdays. 

This is a part time position and does not include town benefits.

Starting salary is $24.79 per hour.

 

Closing date is June 8, 2018.

Please forward a cover letter, resume, and MLS transcript to:

Catherine Coyne, Library Director

Mansfield Public Library

255 Hope St.

Mansfield, MA 02048

(ccoyne@sailsinc.org)

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Director of Library Services, Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA

BASIC PURPOSE: Directs and supervises all functions of the library in support of the mission of the College.

 

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

  • Oversees day to day operation of the Library
  • Regularly participates in library planning which includes activities such as formulation and implementation of management and operating policy, determine and prioritize objectives in order to meet the needs of the larger academic community, develop and implement library programs and new initiatives, advise and consult in specific area of expertise, and problem resolution.
  • Formulates and is responsible for all policies and regulations for the Library.
  • Responsible overall for the selection, acquisition, organization, and dissemination of library materials andservices.
  • Periodically undertakes a collection management to see that it is relevant to the curriculum and the needs of faculty and students.
  • Prepares annual budget of the library and oversees the expenditures of funds.
  • Represents the library on College committees and is the spokesperson for the library.
  • Leads efforts to expand appropriately cooperative and consortia library arrangements with other institutions.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the organization and management of the library staff, recommends appointment, promotion, and dismissal of staff members.
  • Directs and supervises the work of departmental employees including, though not limited to supervising, training, scheduling and evaluating employees. Though not having authority for the ultimate decision for a subordinate's change of status, uses discretion and judgment to advancement, promotion or other change in status.
  • Responsible for the automation of the library and insures the effective delivery of electronic services.Coordinate, motivate and direct staff efforts to continue the automation of library services and activities.
  • Develop and supervise implementation of a five year strategic plan for the Library.
  • Oversee administration of an efficient library extension and interlibrary loan service.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Master of Library Science degree from an American Library Association accredited institution;
  • Three or more years of progressively responsible supervisory experience in an academic library preferred;
  • Knowledge of and commitment to providing innovative technology;
  • Experience in planning and management of a library operating budget;
  • Working knowledge of ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education
  • Ability and willingness to represent the College through participation in Library Professional Organizations;
  • Ability to work collaboratively while demonstrating initiative, resourcefulness, and commitment to providing excellentservice, strong leadership, and vision;
  • Ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Integrated Library Management Systems;
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience at smaller universities/colleges who understand the necessity for balancing day-to-day management with high level visibility.

 

SCOPE:

  • Supervises support staff employees in the Library.
  • Interacts on a daily basis with students, faculty, administration, staff and vendors.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT: 

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
  • No or very limited physical effort required. May occasionally have to lift up to 20 lbs.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

 

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to cholmes@annamaria.edu

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Director, The Beard & Weil Galleries, Wheaton College, Norton, MA

Reporting to the Provost or Associate Provost, the Director will be responsible for shaping a strategic vision for exhibitions and educational programming that support the College's core mission, and a broad mission of public engagement intended to expand the impact and visibility of the gallery, its exhibitions, and collection within and beyond the campus community, and to enhance its regional and national reputation.

This is a part-time, 10-month position, which follows the academic year. The Director of the Beard and Weil Galleries must be a passionate spokesperson and "connector" for the College who will work collaboratively and consultatively with arts faculty, the Arts Manager, and Permanent Collection Curator. The Director will also work with students, including opportunities to teach when available, and foster opportunities for interdisciplinary exhibitions in various departments. The Director will further shape the artistic direction of the galleries by bringing forward the work of emerging young artists, new media, and global range of artists working on socially and politically relevant themes.

Responsible for the research and development of collections-based and loan exhibitions, the Director will produce at least three exhibitions per year, including Wheaton Biennials. The Director is responsible for planning and implementing all aspects of exhibitions including curating and working with guest curators, attendance at all openings of the gallery, budgeting, shipping and handling, registration, installation, insurance, assisting with fundraising/donor development, supervision of student gallery monitors, publicity in conjunction with the Office of Marketing and Communications, responding to weather-related operations issues, and maintaining an on-campus presence of 20 hours per week.

To apply, visit: jobs.wheatoncollege.edu

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time

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Research Operations Coordinator, Goodwin Procter LLP, Boston, MA

Research Operations Coordinator, Goodwin Procter LLP

Assists with the management of electronic research services, activation of new users' subscriptions, ordering and processing of print materials for the Research Center and troubleshooting of reported access issues. Also prepares Research Services orientation materials for new and lateral hires, orders attorney desk books and maintains corresponding system records for print and electronic resources.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates day-to-day access to electronic research services including assistance with authentication, username and password management and technical support. Maintains accurate and current record of electronic subscriptions status, licensing information and invoice payments.
  • Prepares orientation materials for new and lateral hires, including lawyers, paralegals, court procedures, marketing and other administrative staff. Ensures that all print and electronic services are active and delivered by the new hires' start dates.
  • Performs daily serials functions; including check-in and new receipt processing, disseminating print and electronic submission issues and maintaining accurate routing records.
  • Distributes office print resources and oversees all aspects of attorney desk book cycle. Maintains subscription lists and desk book copy records by adding appropriate item records to the integrated library system.
  • Researches and resolves vendor issues associated with incorrect shipments and lapsed subscriptions. Claims missing and delayed shipments when needed.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Ability to effectively manage work to high quality standards, with a meticulous eye for detail.
  • Accountable, assumes responsibility for quality and timeliness of his/her work.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize and execute tasks, multitask and meet deadlines.
  • Within scope of position, works independently using sound judgment.
  • Effective interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the firm in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with members of the Research Services department, administrative staff and attorneys at the firm.
  • Technical aptitude with ability to quickly learn new systems and applications.

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/JOB EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree; Bachelor's degree can be substituted for relevant experience in a special or academic library.
  • 1-3 years of electronic resource management and operations experience preferred.
  • Proficiency with computer systems and applications.

 

To apply, visit Goodwin's career site.

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Adult Services Librarian, Palmer Public Library, Palmer, MA

The Palmer Public Library has an opening for an innovative, extroverted individual to provide reference assistance, including reader's advisory services; to organize and lead library programs for adult patrons; to assist with collection development in assigned areas; and to work shifts at public service desks, helping patrons of all ages as part of a team committed to exceptional patron service.

 

This adult services librarian position requires excellent computer skills, including the ability to help patrons use the library's digital resources on a wide variety of electronic devices. We are looking for a librarian eager to collaborate on projects with other library staff, and to engage in outreach to people and organizations in our community.

 

Please request job description for a complete list of essential responsibilities.

 

This is a full-time position (35 hours/week). Hours include one evening per week and occasional Saturdays. Additional evenings and Saturdays may be required to meet programming needs.

 

Qualifications: Requires an American Library Association-accredited Master of Library Science degree.

Preferred qualifications: 1 year of library experience with a focus on public service, including reference services and programming.

 

Salary: $19.00-20.00 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience. Full benefits as a Town of Palmer employee. This is a bargaining unit position in AFSCME Local 1364.

 

Closing date: Open until filled.

 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and names of 3 references to:

Adult Services Librarian Search, Palmer Public Library, 1455 North Main Street, Palmer, MA 01069, or to director@palmer.lib.ma.us

 

The Palmer Public Library is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to non-discrimination and cultural diversity.

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Substitute Reference Librarian, Watertown Free Public Library, Watertown, MA

The Watertown Free Public Library is looking for substitute reference librarians in the adult services department. Our busy mid-sized library serves a diverse population of people with a broad catalog of needs. In one day visitors might ask for the telephone number of the CEO of a national company, directions to a local concert, help requesting scholarly books for a term paper, computer troubleshooting, how to learn English at the library, lessons on downloading ebooks, where they can 3D print, and how to get to the restroom. We embrace proven library practices in all of our services, programs, and collection development, while continually striving to enhance the library experience for the tech-savvy, 21st century patron.

Substitute librarians at the Watertown Free Public Library are part of a substitute pool and are called on to cover shifts when staff are on vacation or out sick. We also occasionally have special projects that substitutes will help complete. We need people who have availability for a variety of shift openings, but most frequently our shift needs are evenings and weekends. In general we are able to give a minimum of a two week notice for all coverage needs to help you plan (and more typically we plan 2-3 months in advance), but will also look for short term help in emergencies. Ideal candidates are willing to work a minimum of two shifts a month which is roughly 6-8 hours. This is a great opportunity for library school students looking for experience and seasoned professionals looking for some extra pocket money.

This position is for you if:

  • You have an MLS or are enrolled in an MLS program and have taken a reference course.
  • You are independent. You take responsibility for your professional development and hold yourself accountable.
  • You are curious and thoroughly informed. You ask questions and remember the answers. You use all of the information you have to make good decisions. You have a breadth of knowledge that is useful in librarianship. 
  • You aren't afraid of failure, but won't make the same mistake twice.
  • You like technology. You use technology in your personal life and you're excited to play with new devices and learn new software. You know how to explain technology to other people in a way that they understand. You can troubleshoot problems as a first course of action before issues escalate.
  • You want to gain valuable experience in a busy public library that prides itself in providing excellent patron services and progressive development.
  • You believe in the mission of libraries. You want a job in public service.

To be considered for this role you have to be a librarian with an MLS or currently enrolled in a program and completed a reference course. Strong customer service experience, whether it be in a library, bookstore, or restaurant, is a plus.

We welcome new graduates and seasoned librarians; it's not necessary that you've worked in a public library before as long as you believe in and want to be a part of the important work that public libraries do.

This is part time, at will position and does not include benefits. The hourly rate is $21.72 per hour.

Please email cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Caitlin Browne, Assistant Director at cbrowne@watertown-ma.gov.

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Youth Educator/Librarian, Providence Public Library, Providence, RI

Providence Public Library (PPL) is a private, nonprofit public library serving the city and state of Rhode Island. PPL engages learners, inspires thinkers and connects diverse communities. 

Guided by PPL's Think Again! Strategic Plan, we are transforming PPL into a major educational, cultural and community resource. PPL is a learning place where users of all ages can come for lasting experiences; where learners will have opportunities to connect and work with like-minded people, as well as access information and technology that enable them to achieve their goals in a supportive, creative environment. We are a learning place that continually adapts and innovates to meet our community's changing needs.

 

The Youth Educator/Librarian is a member of the Library's Education Team and will have the opportunity to build upon our growing two-person Teen/Youth Program and contribute to its future vision by designing, planning, and implementing a full range of high impact programs for youth. 

  • Our model incorporates the "connected learning" concept for youth engagement, curriculum development, and delivery of teen education and workforce development programming through programs that provide a project based, educational experience that incorporates youth interests, technology, library collections, community needs, and aligning with school curriculum which result in measurable, quantifiable outcomes. 
  • A planned renovation with a new Teen space, new Makerspace equipment and a current, large federal grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services are some of the exciting opportunities that await the Youth Educator/Librarian. 
  • A whole-community approach where partnerships, building trust and "being" the library both inside our downtown location and throughout the community.
  • We're looking for a detail-oriented and thoughtful doer and a strategic and innovative thinker.

 

Current responsibilities include: 

Program Development and Support (35%):  

  • Co-lead in the development and implementation of programs for youth based on connected learning principles with special focus on the use of technology, standards and competencies. 
  • Mentor and coach youth and provide direct student support including assessing student work to award academic credit and digital badges and recruiting and enrolling students.
  • Initiate, develop and grow partnerships with community organizations, educational institutions, libraries, employers, families, etc. 
  • Assist in in identifying and developing funding proposals.  
  • Create an inviting, fun environment for youth that inspires learning and creativity.

 

Program Management (35%):  

  • Help facilitate workflow and successful delivery of ongoing, drop-in, and one-time-only programs including the summer teen employment program.  This includes daily oversight, supervision of temporary staff, on-site and off-site logistics, ordering supplies and keeping inventory. 
  • Serve as lead on managing budget for teen programs in coordination with the Finance Office including preparing reports as requested, handling invoices, and ensuring that funds are used appropriately and in a timely manner. 
  • Manage Teen Program data and outcomes collection and produce reports and analysis as needed.

 

Communications and Marketing (15%):  

  • Serve as lead on developing and sharing attractive and compelling internal and external information about the Teen Program.  This includes updating PPL's website/social media, collecting participant stories, creating marketing materials for community engagement and participant recruitment, helping to document best practices, identifying dissemination outlets and presenting at conferences/various venues.

 

Library Services (15%): 

  • Communicate and collaborate with library staff on areas related to service to youth and families and contribute to overall Education Department goals including Youth collection development and maintenance. 
  • Provide direct assistance to Youth regarding use of library materials and services including outreach to area schools. 
  • The percentage of time for this role is expected to increase in the coming years.

 

The successful candidate will be a:

  • Consummate team-player who will help identify, nurture, and achieve shared goals with PPL staff, partners, and Youth including proven success in working with community partners, specifically in workforce development, youth education and/or diverse community outreach efforts.
  • Forward-thinker with a record of developing imaginative solutions to complex problems and creating support for solutions.  Comfort with agile program development -- be willing to take risks and pilot projects, evaluate success and failures, and revise.
  • Lifelong learner with a demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and supporting an institutional culture of learning.
  • Flexible professional with the ability to adapt to change and able to handle multiple competing projects, priorities and tasks.  The duties of this position may change over time based on varying funding sources, community needs and other factors. 
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communications, including the ability to exercise tact and diplomacy and comfort working in a multicultural environment.  Strong public speaking skills.
  • Educator with knowledge of the educational/cognitive, and social/emotional needs of youth; ability to translate those needs and interests into effective library programs and services. 
  • Knowledge of current trends in programming for youth and outcome-based assessment, including digital badging and the concept of connected learning is a plus.
  • Comfort with training others.
  • Detail-oriented organizer with experience tracking progression of programs and activities that require collaboration and cooperation of others from planning to implementation.
  • Experience in data collection and reporting, program and budget management, and strong computer and technology skills.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English a plus

 

Experience, Education, and Minimum Requirements:

  • MLIS or MEd or equivalent required, plus relevant experience in education, youth development or a library related field
  • Minimum Years of Experience: 5 or more in one or more of the following:
    • Developing programs/curriculum that supports learning and understanding of youth learning in formal and informal environments.
    • Out-of-school time learning environments with a variety of skills and comfort levels integrating technology into teaching and learning.
    • Program development/management in education/community initiatives with multiple partners

 

Additional Requirements & Info:

  • Driving/Travel requirements - 10-20% (includes in-state and out-of-state).  Ability to travel across the state to varied locations and sites other than libraries.  Ability to attend out-of-state, overnight conferences and meetings.
  • Willing to work a varied schedule that includes evening and weekend hours.
  • Position Location - Office in Providence, RI with in-state off-site programming/meetings
  • Physical requirements - ability to occasionally lift/move up to 25 lbs.
  • This position is a full-time, exempt position and is part of the union.
  • Salary range:  $50,000 - $55,000
  • The weekly hours are 37.5 hours and the actual working hours may vary.

 

 

To apply, submit cover letter and resume by May 31, 2018 to:

The Providence Public Library

Attn: HR

150 Empire Street

Providence, RI 02903

Fax: 401-455-8004

E-mail: HR@provlib.org

 

Equal Opportunity

PPL is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical or common conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, national origin, ancestry, age (40 and above), disability, veteran status, military service, application for military service, genetic information, receipt of free medical care, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. PPL will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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Technical Analyst, Retail Tools & System Administration, Staples, Inc., Framingham, MA

Staples retail stores and Staples.com help small business customers make more happen by providing a broad assortment of products, expanded business services and easy ways to shop, all backed with a lowest price guarantee. Staples offers businesses the convenience to shop and buy how and when they want - in store, online, via mobile or though social apps. Staples.com customers can either buy online and pick-up in store or ship for free from Staples.com with Staples Rewards minimum purchase. Expanded services also make it easy for businesses to succeed with in-store Business Centers featuring shipping services and products, copying, scanning, faxing and computer work stations, Tech Services, full-service Print & Marketing Services, Staples Merchant Services, small business lending and credit services.
 
Looking to get exposed to multiple technologies on a Retail Technology team, then here is the role for you. The Retail Infrastructure Services team is responsible for technology and infrastructure that supports retail store networks and endpoint devices for the Staples US Retail business. This team uses multiple tools and automated support processes to remotely manage thousands of devices.  
 
The candidate responsibilities include, but are not limited to, day-to-day system administration and technical support of tools and system management systems, analysis and presentation of data or facts, proactive monitoring and configuration of infrastructure components, writing scripts or updating existing scripts and tools as needed, working with third party support personnel, and adhering to security guidelines and policies.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Oversee and be directly responsible for maintenance and system administration of tools and tool systems.
  • Ensure systems under administration are secure and patched by working with those other teams that perform the patching and security scanning functions to ensure it is completed in a timely way.
  • Maintain and update (through programming/compiling) custom tools and web applications used to support the retail infrastructure and/or suggest new industry tools that could be purchased to replace older custom tools.
  • Compose and ensure that documentation, operating instructions, installation procedures and knowledge base information is accurate and up-to-date for these tools and systems.
  • Ensures all development work is directed toward providing stable & secure platforms.
  • Assist with the design, development and implementation of solutions that support operational or customer facing systems.
  • Assist in monitoring infrastructure components to ensure reliable performance, investigates and resolves reported problems, and provides input for capacity & configuration planning.
  • Occasionally provide 3rd level problem support for store retail infrastructure components including back office hardware, software, network (wired & wireless), and work with third party technical support providers.
  • Occasionally provide technical/financial analysis, charting and presentations on hardware/software solutions, cost estimating, problem ticket trends, retail store chain counts (hardware/software) and other miscellaneous requests from management.
  • Recommend areas where existing policies and procedures require change or where new ones need to be developed.

Basic skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 1-3 years' experience working in Information Technology
  • 1-2 years' experience with managing Windows desktops and servers in large scale distributed Active Directory environments. (Windows XP, 7, 8, 10, Server 2003-2012R2)
  • Experience working with systems management tools such as Microsoft SCCM, IIS, Tivoli, BigFix, LANDesk.
  • Knowledge of networking concepts (Ethernet, TCP/IP, and WIFI Networks).
  • Experience in the following: JavaScript, Windows Command Script, Visual Basic Script, PowerShell.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and root cause analysis
 
Preferred skills:
  • Masters Degree in MIS/CIS
  • Strong analytical skills, able to present findings to management via spreadsheets and presentations
  • Good documentation skills
  • Self-motivated independent worker, able to lead initiatives from beginning to end
  • Someone who enjoys exploring ways new technologies could be applied
  • Scripting experience working with Installer technologies (Wise Package Studio, InstallShield, Windows Installer, Wise Script).
  • Coding background is a strong plus (C#, Visual Basic)
  • Working knowledge of PCI and PII information requirements
  • Experience managing small scale projects
  • Demonstrated strong communications (both written and oral) and inter-personal skills
  • Experience with enterprise monitoring tools
  • Microsoft certification or A+ certification
 
Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.
 
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Assistant Director, Palmer Public Library, Palmer, MA

The Palmer Public Library has an opening for a librarian with management ability and supervisory skills, who is strongly committed to public service.

 

We are hiring an Assistant Director to support the Library Director in the overall management of the library, coordinating day-to-day operations, assisting with assessment of community needs, developing goals and objectives and determining methods to achieve those goals, and assisting in planning, promoting, and implementing library activities, programs, and services. The Assistant Director is responsible for the daily management of the circulation and reference desks, and of technical services, and assumes responsibility for the daily operations of the library in the absence of the Library Director. The Assistant Director trains, supervises, and evaluates the performance of professional and clerical staff members.

 

Please request job description for a complete list of essential responsibilities.

 

This is a full-time position (35 hours/week); exempt; non-union. Hours may include an evening per week and occasional Saturdays.

 

Qualifications: Requires an American Library Association-accredited Master of Library Science degree, and 1-2 years of library experience; supervisory experience preferred.

 

Salary: $44,775.00 per year; full benefits as a Town of Palmer employee.

 

Closing date: Open until filled.

 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and names of 3 references to:

Assistant Director Search, Palmer Public Library, 1455 North Main Street, Palmer, MA 01069,

or to director@palmer.lib.ma.us

 

The Palmer Public Library is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to non-discrimination and cultural diversity.

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Academic Technology Specialist, Connecticut College, New London, CT

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Connecticut College is conducting a national search for a creative, committed, and energetic Academic Technology Specialist to join an outstanding team of instructional technology, library, and information technology staff in the merged Information Services organization at Connecticut College. Connecticut College, located midway between New York City and Boston in the historic whaling city of New London, is a progressive and highly selective liberal arts college of some 1800 students and is currently implementing its new and innovative Connections curriculum. The recently remodeled Charles E. Shain Library is a beautiful space and was named a 2016 New Landmark Library by the Library Journal.


General Duties & Responsiblities:

The Academic Technology Specialist will collaborate with faculty to assess course needs and incorporate appropriate, sustainable academic technologies using sound instructional design methodologies. The incumbent will provide advice, guidance, technical support and multimodal instruction to faculty and students on the use of academic technologies. The incumbent will serve as an administrator to LMS (Moodle), ePortfolio (Digication), and other platforms managed by Instructional Technology and develop or configure plugins and themes to support the curriculum with innovative customizations. He or she will participate on digital scholarship project teams to apply digital scholarship methodology and tools to student and faculty research projects.

Qualifications:

Master's degree in a related field, plus work experience in a higher education setting is required. Demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging trends, issues, and best practices related to academic technologies to support teaching. Documented experience with web development; technologies may include PHP, JavaScript, Python, HTML, and/or CSS. Experience with the application and use of digital scholarship tools and methods. Ability to build and sustain key relationships with, and provide excellent service to, students, faculty, staff, and other constituencies. Well-organized, able to work under pressure and as a member of a team. Ability to interact well with a variety of people from all aspects of the college and community.

While this position does not require an MLS, we very much encourage those with an MLS to apply. The position does require a Masters degree.

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume

Applicant Credentialing:
Thorough applicant credentialing, including criminal records check, will be conducted on the selected applicant.

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Business & Entrepreneurship Services Librarian, UMass Amherst Libraries, Amherst, MA

Business and Entrepreneurship Services Librarian

Librarian I or II

 

UMass Amherst, the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City. The campus provides a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers.

 

As a gateway to knowledge, the UMass Amherst Libraries are key partners in teaching, learning, and research at UMass Amherst and in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Supporting freedom of inquiry, the Libraries foster a diverse and inclusive environment in which to engage with ideas and acquire the critical skills necessary for lifelong learning. 

 

The UMass Amherst Libraries seek a dynamic and innovative Business and Entrepreneurship Services Librarian. The Business and Entrepreneurship Services Librarian will serve as the Libraries' primary contact for business and entrepreneurship.  Provide research consultations and offer innovative instruction in support of business, entrepreneurship, labor, and resource economics classes. Act as resource for faculty, students, and staff on scholarly communication topics including copyright, data management, open educational resources, and open access.  Work with partners inside and outside the University so people launching or interested in launching start-up ventures know how to use business resources to help them develop ideas, explore markets for those ideas, and find funding.   Participate in content management activities that support business and entrepreneurship.

Example of Duties: 

  1. Serve as the Libraries' primary contact for business and entrepreneurship, which includes the Isenberg School of Management, Labor Studies, Research Economics, Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship, UMass Donahue Institute, Massachusetts Small Business Development Center, and UMass Career Services.
  2. Communicate regularly with faculty, staff, and students to develop and maintain strong, productive working relationships.
  3. Provide research assistance and offer innovative instruction in support of business, entrepreneurship, labor, and resource economics classes, including creating tutorials, guides, and videos.
  4. Act as a resource for faculty, students, and staff in their departments on scholarly communication topics including copyright, creative commons licenses, data management, open educational resources, and open access.
  5. Work with partners inside and outside the Libraries and the University so people launching start-up ventures know how to use business resources to help them develop ideas, explore markets for those ideas, and find funding.
  6. Understand and contribute to implementation of departmental and institutional goals for achieving non-discrimination and creating a respectful, inclusive environment that is supportive of diversity.
  7. Work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively to promote teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness within the Libraries and the campus.

 

Required Qualifications: 

  1. Master's degree in library science - or equivalent degree - from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or its equivalent in librarianship from another country, or have appropriate equivalent experience - by time of hire.
  2. Familiarity with a broad range of business resources.  Knowledge of reference and information sources in all formats.
  3. Significant knowledge of the methods used in performing library research.
  4. Strong service orientation.
  5. Demonstrated ability to engage with a variety of user populations.
  6. Knowledge of key issues, trends, and concepts used in information literacy.
  7. Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills.
  8. Proficient in teaching or public speaking in large audience settings.
  9. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to engage and interact effectively, working productively, and maintain harmonious working relationships.
  10. Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities in a positive, constructive, flexible, and cooperative manner.
  11. Ability to respond effectively to changing user and organizational needs and priorities, showing initiative and flexibility.
  12. Ability to prioritize, organize, and accomplish assigned work within established timelines.
  13. Ability to contribute toward creating a positive and respectful workplace defined by personal and professional competence, integrity, and collaboration.
  14. Demonstrated ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively to promote teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness within the Libraries and the campus.
  15. Understands responsibilities with respect to conflicts of interest and behaves in ways consistent both with law and with university policy.
  16. Understands and contributes to the implementation of departmental and institutional goals for achieving non-discrimination and creating a respectful, inclusive environment that supports diversity and inclusion.
  17. Uses access to sensitive and/or not yet public university-related information only in the performance of the responsibilities of the position and exercises care to prevent unnecessary disclosures to others.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in a field of business is an asset
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in this or a comparable research library

 

 

RANK AND SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

 

Application Instructions:

Apply online at http://umass.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=97825 and submit a letter of application, resume, and contact information (phone and email) for three professional references by June 29, 2018 for priority consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is strongly committed to excellence and actively supports cultural diversity. As part of a commitment to its own multicultural community, the Libraries seek an individual with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and one who will understand and embrace University initiatives and aspirations. 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.

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Head of Teen Services, Robbins Library, Arlington, MA

  HEAD OF TEEN SERVICES

 

The Robbins Library is seeking a full-time Head of Teen Services to be part of our innovative and dynamic library team.

 

The library system in Arlington consists of the Robbins Library (main) in the center and the Fox Branch Library in East Arlington. Library trustees and staff along with the Arlington Libraries Foundation are currently engaged in Reimagining Our Libraries, a project to prepare facilities for a new generation of library users.

 

Robbins Library is convenient to several MBTA bus lines, the Minuteman bike path, and a variety of great restaurants and shops.

 

Duties: Oversees teen services; maintains teen collections; organizes reserve collections for summer reading. Creates book displays, posters, flyers, articles and press releases to promote the collection and publicize library services. Updates library website, blog and related social media with teen programming information. Actively engages with Arlington schools' staff and Arlington's teen population in the development of teen programming and collections. Maintains current knowledge in teen services and the library field by attending professional conferences and workshops and regular review of professional literature.

 

Head of Teen Services is part of the Reference Desk evening and Saturday rotation, and may occasionally fill in at other times. They will assist patrons in using the library; respond to reference questions at our busy information desk; provide reader's advisory service; troubleshoot copiers, printers, microfilm machines and computers.

 

Attends library Department Head meetings and works with library staff in the planning, development, implementation and coordination of new and/or existing activities involving teen programs; plans, recommends, and supervises various programs and policies to meet community needs and interests. Works under the general supervision of the Director of Libraries. Maintains records of activities and prepares monthly and periodic reports, including expenditures of library funds and donations.

 

Qualifications: MLS from an ALA-accredited institution is required; two years professional experience working with teens; experience running teen programs; knowledge of print and digital information sources including databases and ebooks; strong commitment to providing excellent customer service; skill in working with diverse members of the community; strong oral and written communication skills; creativity, flexibility, energy, and enthusiasm.

 

Arlington values diversity. We strongly encourage candidates of varied backgrounds, including people of color, persons with disabilities and others to apply.

 

35 hours/week, including evenings, Saturday rotation

 

Pay rate: $58,918 - $73,482

 

Open until: June 11, 2018

 

Apply: https://www.arlingtonma.gov/departments/human-resources/employment-opportunities

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Library Media Specialist, Stoneham Public Schools, Stoneham, MA

A highly qualified candidate will be state certified as a school librarian, have completed a teacher preparation program/ educational degree, and hold a master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or from a master's level program in library and information studies. 

REPORTS TO: Building Principal and Director of Instructional Technology

SUPERVISES: If applicable, paraprofessional(s) who comprise the school library staff and volunteers, student assistants 

JOB GOALS:

  • To ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information
  • To empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, ethical users of information
  • To instill a love of learning in all students and ensure equitable access to information
  • To collaborate with classroom teachers to design and implement units of instruction, assess student learning
  • To align the School Library Program (SLP) with the mission, goals, and objectives of the school / school district

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Teacher work year 

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with district policies. 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES TEACHER:

  • collaborates with classroom teachers as a partner in the instructional process
  • collaborates to design, teach, and assess learning experiences that incorporate inquiry learning, information literacies in their formats, critical thinking and self-assessment
  • provides and plans professional development
  • promotes a love of reading and lifelong learning
  • promotes instructional technology to improve learning
  • teaches students to build on prior knowledge to construct new knowledge

 

LEADER:

  • serves on decision making teams, school improvement and accreditation activities; presenting at meetings
  • benchmarks the SLP to school, state, and national standards
  • stays current in professional practices, educational research; maintains active professional memberships (rev. 2/16)
  • advocates for SLP through an effective public relations program
  • collects and analyzes data to improve instruction; demonstrates correlations between the SLP and student achievement
  • administers the SLP budget to support program goals
  • participates in the recruiting, hiring, training and supervising of library staff and volunteers.

SCHOOL LIBRARIAN:

  • fosters a creative, flexible environment so that the school library is an essential part of the learning community
  • develops and maintains resources appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, and instructional strategies of the school community
  • cooperates and networks with other libraries/agencies
  • establishes procedures for selection, acquisition, circulation, resource sharing of resources in all formats
  • evaluates, promotes and uses existing and emerging technologies to support teaching and learning
  • promotes the ethical use of information: copyright, fair use, and licensing of intellectual property
  • in cooperation with the front office, maintains the schedule of the library facility

Applicants can contact Principal Chris Banos directly at 781-279-3840 or email cbanos@stonehamschools.org.

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Anthropology & Area Studies Services Librarian, UMass Amherst Libraries, Amherst, MA

Anthropology and Area Studies Services Librarian

Librarian I or II

 

UMass Amherst, the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City. The campus provides a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers.

 

As a gateway to knowledge, the UMass Amherst Libraries are key partners in teaching, learning, and research at UMass Amherst and in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Supporting freedom of inquiry, the Libraries foster a diverse and inclusive environment in which to engage with ideas and acquire the critical skills necessary for lifelong learning. 

 

The UMass Amherst Libraries seek a dynamic and innovative Anthropology and Area Studies Services  Librarian. The Anthropology and Area Studies Librarian will serve as the Libraries' primary contact for anthropology, French & Italian Studies, German and Scandinavian Studies, Judaic and Near Eastern Studies, Slavic and Eastern European Studies, and Religious Studies. Act as the resource for faculty, students, and staff in their departments on scholarly communication topics including copyright, data management, open educational resources, and open access.  The Librarian will coordinate the Research Services Student Assistant program, including hiring, supervision, and training of student workers and participate in content management activities that support assigned contact. 

Example of Duties:

  1. Serve as the Libraries' primary contact for Anthropology, French and Italian Studies, German and Scandinavian Studies, Judaic and Near Eastern Studies, Slavic and Eastern European Studies, and Religious Studies.
  2. Communicate regularly with faculty, staff, and students to develop and maintain strong, productive working relationships.
  3. Provide research assistance and offer innovative instruction in support of assigned departments and programs, including creating tutorials, guides, and videos.
  4. Coordinate the Research Services Student Assistant Program.  Hire, supervise, and continuously train student workers.  Create and maintain training for student workers.  Serve on the Integrated Services Area training team.
  5. Act as a resource for faculty, students, and staff in their assigned departments and programs on scholarly communication topics including copyright, creative commons licenses, data management, open educational resources, and open access.
  6. Understand and contribute to implementation of departmental and institutional goals for achieving non-discrimination and creating a respectful, inclusive environment that is supportive of diversity.
  7. Work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively to promote teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness within the Libraries and the campus.

 

Required Qualifications:

  1. Master's degree in library science - or equivalent degree - from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or its equivalent in librarianship from another country, or have appropriate equivalent experience - by time of hire.
  2. Demonstrated competency in the area of social sciences or the humanities. Knowledge of reference and information sources in all formats.
  3. Significant knowledge of the methods used in performing library research.
  4. Strong service orientation. 
  5. Demonstrated ability to engage with a variety of user populations.
  6. Knowledge of key issues, trends, and concepts used in information literacy.
  7. Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills.
  8. Proficient in teaching or public speaking in large audience settings.
  9. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to engage and interact effectively, work productively, and maintain harmonious working relationships.
  10. Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities in a positive, constructive, flexible, and cooperative manner.
  11. Ability to respond effectively to changing user and organizational needs and priorities, showing initiative and flexibility.
  12. Ability to prioritize, organize, and accomplish assigned work within established timelines.
  13. Ability to contribute toward creating a positive and respectful workplace defined by personal and professional competence, integrity, and collaboration.
  14. Demonstrated ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively to promote teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness within the Libraries and the campus.
  15. Understands responsibilities with respect to conflicts of interest and behaves in ways consistent both with law and with university policy.
  16. Understands and contributes to the implementation of departmental and institutional goals for achieving non-discrimination and creating a respectful, inclusive environment that supports diversity and inclusion.
  17. Uses access to sensitive and/or not yet public university-related information only in the performance of the responsibilities of the position and exercises care to prevent unnecessary disclosures to others.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in a field of the social sciences or the humanities is an asset
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in this or a comparable research library

 

 

RANK AND SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE 

Application Instructions:

Apply online at http://umass.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=97805 and submit a letter of application, resume, and contact information (phone and email) for three professional references by June 29, 2018 for priority consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is strongly committed to excellence and actively supports cultural diversity. As part of a commitment to its own multicultural community, the Libraries seek an individual with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and one who will understand and embrace University initiatives and aspirations. 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.

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Administrative Manager, Bidwell House Museum, Monterey, MA

The Bidwell House Museum, an early-american history museum and gardens set on 192 acres in the Berkshires, seeks an organized, detail-oriented individual for a part-time 18 hour/week position in our small office. The Administrative Manager works directly under the Executive Director, and is responsible for membership record-keeping and correspondence, office management, and participation in fundraising, media and marketing projects.

Recent college graduates with an active interest in history, education, historic preservation, art history, and/or museum studies are strongly encouraged to apply. A great job to learn about museum practices!

The individual needs to be a self-starter with strong oral and written communication skills as well as computer skills, including Word, Excel, Quickbooks. Museum database management experience (Past Perfect) as well as graphic design and web site experience a plus.

Send resume and references to Heather Kowalski, Executive Director, email: bidwellhr@gmail.com.

The Bidwell House Museum, 100 Art School Road, PO. Box 537, Monterey, MA 01245.

For more details: www.bidwellhousemuseum.org.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $15/hour

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Children's Librarian, Blaisdell Memorial Library, Nottingham, NH

Title: Children's Librarian (Part-time) - Blaisdell Memorial Library, Nottingham, NH

 

Supervisor: Library Director

 

Summary: The Blaisdell Memorial Library in Nottingham, NH seeks a creative, energetic professional with a passion for providing excellent library service to children and families. The Children's Librarian will instill a love of reading, libraries, and learning by providing a welcoming atmosphere, delivering quality programs, and maintaining an outstanding collection through traditional and innovative methods. The successful candidate will have a positive outlook, strong customer service skills, flexibility, a good sense of humor, and be a team player. As a small library our staff wear many hats and work closely together to best serve our patrons. 

The Blaisdell Memorial Library is in interior Rockingham County, 15 miles from the University of New Hampshire, with easy access to major highways, exceptional natural resources, and a wide range of recreational opportunities. The library serves a supportive community of approximately 5,000, has 2,800 library patrons, an annual circulation of 40,000 from its collection of over 18,800 items, and hosts a variety of programs for children, teens, and adults.

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Provide a broad range of services for children, primarily ages 6 and older, concentrating on maintaining the children's collection and creative programming for that age group.
  • Plan, develop, schedule, and implement a variety of creative, enriching, and educational library programs for school aged children throughout the school year and during the summer. Programs occur weekly and monthly during after-school and/or evening and weekend time slots.
  • Manage the advertising of children's programs including the development of promotional materials and flyers, as well as social media (Facebook & Instagram) and the library website.
  • Keep statistical records for children's programs and attendance.
  • Perform regular collection development duties for the children's room, including reading professional publications and book reviews, selecting relevant titles, and weeding.
  • Is responsible for keeping the children's area neat and orderly including the regular development of relevant and engaging book displays and bulletin boards.
  • Collaborate with other children's department staff on scheduling, programs, procedures and other departmental needs. As well as coordinating with the Assistant Director monthly department meetings.
  • Seek out grant opportunities to supplement and diversify the children's collection and programs.
  • Attend conferences and participate in professional development opportunities as initiated by self or suggested by the director.
  • Duties also include shelving and shelf reading, readers' advisory, assisting with implementing the children's summer reading program, creating library displays, circulation and other duties as assigned.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Knowledge of childhood development and experience working with children ages 6 and older is required.
  • Knowledge of children's literature. Ability to cultivate good public relations, to work with parents and young patrons, to create and implement age-appropriate programs using a variety of media, and to nurture interest in reading, arts, culture and music.
  • Ability to interact and communicate courteously and effectively with the public and with other staff in a courteous and tactful manner, both verbally and in writing.
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication, problem solving, customer relations and teamwork skills.
  • High energy and an enthusiasm for public library services.
  • Ability to handle a great many details, some simultaneously, with accuracy.
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and the ability to work independently.
  • Ability to use Internet searching methods, apps, devices, and information resources.
  • Must be able to type and have good computer skills, including proficiency of email, Word, Google Drive, Publisher, Excel, and social media.
  • Due to the nature of the job's tasks candidate must be able to push or pull carts, do a moderate amount of bending, squatting, lifting (up to 40 lbs.) stretching and standing for an extended period.

 

Minimum Qualifications: BA; Library degree is preferred - but a combination of appropriate education and experience may be acceptable; experience working with young children, preferably in programming; knowledge of library practices and services, children's literature and developmental levels and needs.

 

Salary: $12 - $15 per hour, depending upon experience

 

Schedule: 20 hours/week + 3.5 hours/month

Tuesday                       11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Wednesday                 1:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Thursday                     11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday (1/month)     9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

 

Application Details: The position is open until filled. Please email cover letter and resume to Cara Marsh, director, at blaisdellml@comcast.net.

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Assistant Director, Southborough Library, Southborough, MA

The Town of Southborough is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the full-time position of Assistant Director / Young Adult Librarian. Qualified applicants must be available to periodically attend Library Trustee or community meetings/events outside of normal business hours. Experience with library youth services, grant writing, marketing experience and website development are an asset, as is comprehension of state and local government. southboroughtown.com/town-administrator/pages/job-opportunities 

This is a 40 hour per week position with full benefits; $26.50/hourly rate is non negotiable. Full job description available here: https://www.southboroughlib.org/ckfinder/userfiles/files/jobdescriptions/assistant_library_director_southborough3_1.pdf 

Closing date: 06/04/18.

Interested applicants should apply by sending resume and cover letter, and no less than three professional letters of reference to: Ryan Donovan, Director, Southborough Library, 25 Main Street, Southborough, MA 01772 at rdonovan@southboroughma.com. EOE/AA

Qualifications

A Master's Degree in Library Science, accredited by the American Library Association. Candidates currently enrolled in a Master's of Library Science Degree program will be considered. Three to five years of experience in public library service, preferably at a supervisory level. Must be able to occasionally lift 10-30 pounds and obtain Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners' certification upon appointment. 

Preferred skill set: Prior personnel administration, budgeting and payroll experience desired as well as prior Collection Development and public relations experience; proven written and verbal communication and superior customer service skills are also essential. Organizational, procedural and public relations proficiency, and an ability to develop and maintain a rapport with the public, as well as an ability to supervise and secure the cooperation of the staff are needed. 

Education: MLS

Annual Salary: $55,120, non-negotiable.

Closing Date: 06/04/18

How to Apply: Contact the library director Ryan Donovan at rdonovan@southboroughma.com

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Project Archivist, Harvard Law School Library, Cambridge, MA

Historical & Special Collections at the Harvard Law School Library has a one-year term processing position open. The description is below; for more details and to apply please visit bit.ly/45636BR.
 
Duties & Responsibilities: Harvard Law School Library seeks an experienced, collaborative, and service-oriented processing archivist for a one-year term beginning July 1, 2018. Reporting to the Curator of Modern Manuscripts within the Historical & Special Collections unit (HSC), the successful candidate will survey United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's collection of scholarly and professional work, develop a multi-year processing plan, and begin describing the collection in an Encoded Archival Description (EAD) finding aid.
  • Survey and appraise approximately 400 linear feet of argued case files, conference files, pre-Supreme Court work, speaking engagements, correspondence, miscellaneous court documents, teaching files, and event files. The collection contains both analog and born-digital materials.
  • In consultation with the curator of modern manuscripts and curator of digital collections, develop a processing plan for the physical and born-digital components of the collection that proposes arrangement schemes; and a management plan responsive to the multiple, rolling restrictions and redactions that impact approximately 75% of the collection.
  • Arrange and describe at least the portion of the collection scheduled to be open to researchers in 2020 (approximately 90 linear feet).
  • Encode a finding aid in XML according to the Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS) and Encoded Archival Description (EAD) standards.
Basic Qualifications: ALA-accredited master's degree in library science or archival studies required. Minimum of three years' experience in appraising, accessioning, arranging, and describing manuscript collections. Some of the work will take place at the Harvard Depository in Southborough, Massachusetts, thus a valid driver's license and access to a car is required.
 
Additional Qualifications: The successful candidate will have experience processing large and complex collections. Must have the ability to lift and transport 40-pound boxes, use a stepstool, and open hand-cranked compact shelving. Demonstrated experience with issues relating to risk, restrictions, and managing access to complex archival and manuscript collections. Demonstrated knowledge of current national archival and descriptive standards and best practices, including DACS, EAD, and EAC-CPF. Experience working with ArchivesSpace or similar collection management tools, including importing, validating, exporting, and crosswalking EAD. Excellent writing, communication, project management, and time management skills. Experience working with born-digital materials. Experience working with legal materials. Active involvement in local, state, regional, national, or international professional or scholarly associations.

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Teen/Reference Librarian, Windsor Public Library, Windsor, CT

The Town of Windsor introduces a great opportunity for a full-time Teen/Reference Librarian to work at our Main Library. Connecticut's first town is strategically located on the beautiful Farmington and Connecticut Rivers between Hartford and Springfield, Massachusetts and is home to over 29,000 residents and a wide array of local and corporate businesses.

The Town of Windsor is an organization made up of diverse individuals who are committed to providing quality service through integrity, responsiveness, innovation, passion, and partnership. Starting salary is $50,000-$55,000 depending on qualifications and experience. Town employees enjoy a comprehensive benefit package, including but not limited to, health, dental and life insurance, tuition reimbursement, short and long term disability, and a defined contribution retirement plan. This 40-hour per week position includes 2 nights a week and weekend rotation.

The Position

Our successful candidate will oversee all aspects of the teen department including collection development, programming, and teen volunteer supervision. They must also provide excellent customer service on a regular basis at our busy reference desk to our diverse population and work closely with other members of the staff to deliver services to adult patrons.  Additional duties include budget administration, promotion and marketing of teen programs, community/school liaison and collaboration with other staff on strategic planning.

Our Ideal Candidate will:

  • be enthusiastic, team-spirited, motivated, and organized;
  • communicate effectively orally and in writing with diverse customers and coworkers;
  • have the ability to manage changing priorities and meet deadlines;
  • be able to work in a fast paced, customer service environment with patience, flexibility and attention to detail;
  • have a Master's degree in Library Science with two (2) or more years of experience in public library operations (desired);
  • be knowledgeable of and appreciate young adult literature, trends, materials and pop culture;
  • have a comfort level with computers, technology and social media;
  • be proficient with MS Office Suite, Internet, and other programs as needed;
  • be familiar with specific applications (e.g., Innovative Interfaces ILS, Excel, and Publisher), a plus.

To apply: Complete an on-line application at townofwindsorct.com/humanresources/ and attach a resume and cover letter with salary requirements by Friday, June 8, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. The Town of Windsor is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the workforce. EOE/AA

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Children's & Young Adult Librarian, Oak Bluffs Public Library, Vineyard Haven, MA

Children's and Young Adult Librarian

Oak Bluffs Public Library

Innovative island library seeks a friendly, energetic Children's and Young Adult Librarian for its beloved Children's Department.

Candidate must excel at progressive collection development, limitless programming development and execution, and have an overall enthusiasm for children and families. This position contributes to the library as a hard-working, creative team member.

The position performs professional and supervisory work in planning, implementing, and managing a comprehensive program of services to library patrons from ages 0 to 18.

We are especially interested in a team player who can lead the Children's Staff and programming schedule with positive attitude.

Knowledge of computers and library systems is required--duties include collection development, cataloging, children's programming and weekly story times, as well as advertising and promotion of programs.

Previous library experience, especially with children and young adults is preferred.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; MLS and/or coursework in education or child development preferred.

 

1-3 years working in public library setting or combination of experience and education that demonstrates skills developed in the area of children's/youth services and program development.

 

This is a full-time (40 hours) union position with comprehensive benefits package. Work hours include Saturdays and evenings. 

Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

 

Job description and online application form available from oakbluffsma.gov/jobs or email wbrough@oakbluffsma.gov

 

For all inquiries, request job application and to send applications, resume and cover letter, email wbrough@oakbluffsma.gov .

 

Oak Bluffs is an EOE.

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Assistant/Associate Librarian, Social Sciences & Data Services, UMass Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA

Assistant/Associate Librarian: Social Sciences and Data Services, UMass Dartmouth

 

UMass Dartmouth welcomes applications for the position of Information Services Librarian for the Social Sciences and Data Services. This librarian will deliver reference and instruction services in conjunction with a team of Information Services librarians, consult with and inform researchers in all departments of the university on practices and opportunities for data management, and develop professional relationships with faculty and students in multiple College of Arts and Sciences departments to assess and respond to research, teaching, and learning needs. Information Services librarians also participate in information literacy instruction for first-year English classes. General responsibilities include participation in assessment of services, collection development, instruction and related activities, as well as other division, library, university, and professional activities, projects, and organizations, as appropriate. The review of applications will begin June 11, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

 

For full details of the position, please view our ad here: http://careers.umassd.edu/dartmouth/en-us/job/494119/assistantassociate-librarian-social-sciences-and-data-services

 

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

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Director, Finance & Operations, Concord Museum, Concord, MA

The Director of Finance and Operations is responsible for the financial management of the Concord Museum as well as related business and operational affairs of the organization, including financial operations, human resources, security, and facility maintenance.

The position serves as a key member of the management team and reports directly to the Executive Director. The Director of Finance and Operations supervises three part-time positions: the Senior Accountant, the Manager of Buildings and Grounds, and the Museum Shop Assistant, and also works closely with the Board Treasurer and is a liaison with the Finance Committee, Investment Committee, and Technology and Building Committee of the Board of Governors, the Museum's ruling body.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Finance, Human Resources, and Facilities/Operations.

A full description is available at http://www.concordmuseum.org 

Finance highlights:

  • Manage, proactively and strategically, the museum's finances including regular reports and financial statements, internal financial controls, long-range financial risk models, accountability for the annual operating and capital budgets, fiscal policies and procedures, and efficiency and effectiveness of financial systems.
  • Provide the Board and Executive Director with clear, accurate, and timely information on the operating and financial performance of the Museum.
  • Develop, monitor, and report on strategic financial planning related to budget and finance, cash resources, financial reporting, and capital projects.

Please send a letter of interest and resume to: cm1@concordmuseum.org 

Initial review of applications will begin on June 15, 2018, though applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For further information on the Concord Museum, please visit http://www.concordmuseum.org

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: full-time salaried position with benefits; Salary is commensurate with experience

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Associate Director, The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, ADMIN AND OPERATIONS FOR THE ROSE ART MUSEUM

The Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University seeks to hire an Associate Director responsible for the day-to-day financial, budget, reporting, operations, facilities and personnel management for the museum. The Associate Director will play a key role in long term financial management and planning, systems and controls, development of individual program and department budgets, and fulfillment of tax-related requirements and reporting. This person will monitor and analyze financial performance on a regular basis to ensure that YTD revenue and expenses are tracking accurately against budget and makes recommendations for any corrections as required. Assists senior mgmt to interpret and respond to data.

Qualified candidates may submit cover letter and resume as a single document at http://www.brandeis.edu/humanresources/jobs/external.html 

 

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EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Director, Human Resources, MIT Libraries, Cambridge, MA

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES

The MIT Libraries seek an experienced and dynamic Human Resources (HR) professional to direct a wide-range of human resource programs and activities for a service- and mission-driven organization comprised of approximately 170 highly engaged and deeply committed staff. The Director of Human Resources will oversee all aspects of HR for the Libraries, including recruitment and retention programs, wage and salary administration, and employee relations. The Director of HR will work with staff throughout the organization to plan, prioritize and act on numerous HR-related programs and initiatives, and to continuously improve their effectiveness in supporting the work of the Libraries' operations and its staff.

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES include:

  • Leading the Libraries' talent management programs to hire, retain, develop, and reward staff.
  • Proactive direction of HR programs, processes and systems for compensation and classification, performance management, promotion and advancement, rewards and recognition, onboarding, conflict resolution and staff wellness.
  • Developing appropriate measurements to describe, analyze, and monitor utilization of human resources within the Libraries.
  • Initiation and coordination of process redesigns and improvements for Libraries' HR programs, informed by ongoing assessment.
  • Participation on various MIT and Libraries groups.

 

The Director of HR provides broad support across the organization, actively communicating relevant HR information through multiple channels to meet organizational needs and providing consultation, advice and feedback to leadership and employees at all levels on a wide range of HR issues. They serve as a confidential resource in assisting all levels of employees in problem resolution.

 

The Director of HR is an integral part of Libraries' administrative and leadership teams.  They report to the Deputy Director, Administrative Services and will directly supervise the Libraries' Human Resources staff. With guidance from the Director of the Libraries, the Director of HR will work creatively with Libraries' leadership to develop a program and staffing which serves to build diversity, equity and inclusivity in the library staff and organizational culture.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
  • Minimum of seven years of progressive experience as a human resource generalist or equivalent.
  • Ability to provide collaborative leadership and generate creative, effective solutions to complex problems.
  • Experience in the application of organizational design concepts to maximize the effectiveness of human resources throughout an organization.
  • Strong communication skills with particular ability to communicate openly and directly; active listening, facilitation, mediation, and productive conflict resolution skills are a must.
  • Experience in the application of trends and best practices in HR and participation in related professional organizations.
  • Demonstrated commitment and enthusiasm to address Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice (EDISJ) and promote an ethic of care in the workplace.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in or demonstrated understanding of academic, research and/or library environments
  • Experience in higher education
  • MIT experience
  • Master's Degree in related field or SHRM certification
  • Supervisory experience

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS: 

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. MIT offers excellent benefits including a choice of health and retirement plans, a dental plan, tuition assistance and a relocation allowance. The MIT Libraries afford a flexible and collegial working environment and foster professional growth of staff with management training and travel funding for professional meetings.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: 

Apply online at: http://careers.mit.edu/; applications must include cover letter and resume. Priority will be given to applications received by June 11, 2018; position open until filled. MIT is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community and particularly encourages applications from qualified women and minority candidates. Professionals who enthusiastically embrace the empathy, courage, self-reflection and respect of a multi-cultural, diverse and inclusive workplace, and who strive to incorporate those values in their work and interactions are encouraged to apply.

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Director, Finance & Administration, MIT Libraries, Cambridge, MA

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION

The MIT Libraries seek an experienced and dynamic professional to direct financial and administrative operations and activities for a service- and mission-driven organization comprised of approximately 170 highly engaged and deeply committed staff.

 

The Director of Finance and Administration will oversee all aspects of financial operations for the Libraries, including budget development, financial modeling and analysis, procurement and expense reconciliation, as well as shaping and coordinating administrative policies and procedures. The Director of Finance and Administration will work with staff throughout the organization to manage essential financial and administrative functions, to lead efforts to continuously review and improve them within the Libraries, and to ensure appropriate alignment with central MIT fiscal and administrative policies.

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES include:

  • Development of short- and long-term financial strategies in collaboration with Libraries' senior leadership.
  • Development of budgets, financial reports, analysis and projections.
  • Development and implementation of financial policies, procedures and process improvements.
  • Management of fiscal operations in coordination with other groups and stakeholders throughout the Libraries, especially regarding collections expenditures.
  • Oversight of financial processes supporting payroll, travel, professional development and skill training for the library staff in conjunction with the Libraries' Director of HR,
  • Oversight of administrative support processes throughout the library system.

 

The Director of Finance and Administration serves as primary liaison with VPF, Audit, and other Institute offices, as well as with relevant outside organizations and agencies.  They serve on appropriate Institute committees representing the Libraries, as well as internal library committees as appropriate.

 

The Director of Finance and Administration works closely with the Libraries' administrative and leadership teams. They report to the Deputy Director, Administrative Services and will directly supervise the Libraries' Finance Team comprised of two financial assistants.  This position is responsible for ensuring administrative and financial operations and policies successfully enact organizational values with regard to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS include:

  • Advanced degree in a related field.
  • Minimum of ten years of experience in financial and administrative management.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Initiative, flexibility, and the ability to work independently and collaboratively with all levels of staff across organizational boundaries in a continually changing environment.  
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective written documentation for complex processes.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including effective presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated interest in creating administrative and financial policies and procedures that enable equity, diversity, and inclusion.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in higher education or research libraries
  • MIT experience
  • Supervisory experience
  • Project management experience

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. MIT offers excellent benefits including a choice of health and retirement plans, a dental plan, tuition assistance and a relocation allowance. The MIT Libraries afford a flexible and collegial working environment and foster professional growth of staff with management training and travel funding for professional meetings.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: 

Apply online at: http://careers.mit.edu/; applications must include cover letter and resume. Priority will be given to applications received by June 11, 2018; position open until filled. MIT is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community and particularly encourages applications from qualified women and minority candidates. Professionals who enthusiastically embrace the empathy, courage, self-reflection and respect of a multi-cultural, diverse and inclusive workplace, and who strive to incorporate those values in their work and interactions are encouraged to apply.

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Assistant Library Director, Conway Public Library, Conway, NH

Position: Assistant Library Director

 

General Summary:

Professional, administrative, technical, and managerial work assisting the Library Director in the operations of the Library.

 

Accountability: Reports to the Library Director

 

Schedule: Full Time, 40 Hours per week, some nights and weekends, exempt

 

Salary and Benefits:

$40-45K DOE, 2 weeks' starting vacation,  two personal days, two weeks sick time, excellent health insurance, Participation in New Hampshire Retirement System (Pension plan) required, Voluntary 457 Plan  

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage volunteer program
  • Compile statistics on a monthly and annual basis and run overdue material reports
  • Serve as "Librarian in Charge" in the absence of the Library Director
  • Answer reference, technology, and reader advisory questions
  • Promote and train public on the use of library catalog, downloadable books, and electronic databases
  • Assist in the formulation and implementation of library policies and procedures
  • Assist in strategic and technology planning
  • Working with Programs Coordinator, identify potential library programs and assist in the promotion of those programs
  • Train staff on new services and technologies
  • Supervise Technology Librarian and oversee interlibrary loan service
  • Working with Director, manage the weeding of materials as necessary
  • Make suggestions for new materials to the Director and Head of Youth Services
  • Update library website as necessary and contribute to social media presence
  • Conduct maintenance of patron database and perform circulation related tasks
  • Present public programs
  • In the absence of the History Room Curator, assist the public in local history research

 

Recommended Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS) and three (3) years public library experience
  • Three (3) years of library administrative or supervisory experience
  • Experience and expertise in the use of the KOHA integrated library system a major plus

 

A combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform responsibilities of this position may be considered in lieu of stated education and experience requirements.

 

Core Competencies:

  • Extensive knowledge of library principles, practices, and programs
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing
  • Knowledge of technology trends
  • Knowledge of popular reading materials

 

Conway Community Information:

Three hours north of Boston and located in the heart of New Hampshire's famed White Mountains, Conway serves as the gateway to the Mount Washington Valley. Four season outdoor recreational activities abound in this hiking and skiing paradise. North Conway is home to numerous outlet stores, quaint shops, and cafes. New Hampshire has no sales or income tax.

For more information visit http://www.mtwashingtonvalley.org/

 

Deadline: This position will be open until filled.

 

To apply:

Submit resume, cover letter and the names of three references to Director David Smolen via email at dsmolen@conwaypubliclibrary.org.

Please submit files in PDF format. Subject line in email should read "Assistant Library Director Position."

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Executive Director, Society of Arts + Crafts, Boston, MA

Society of Arts + Craft seeks a resilient and visionary Executive Director who is motivated by a demanding environment and embraces the values of teamwork and collaboration. This individual will be versatile and able to rapidly adapt to changing priorities. A proven track record of success in working with boards, staff, communities, and major donors to achieve goals is a must. An innovative, approachable, and hands-on manager, the ED will be a forward-looking and entrepreneurial self-starter with keen business acumen and strong people management skills to deliver results.

Please submit a cover letter and resume with a summary of demonstrable accomplishments to Ms. Wyona Lynch-McWhite, Vice President at SAC@ArtsConsulting.com.

For more information about the position, visit http://artsconsulting.com/employment/society-of-arts-and-crafts-executive-director/.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Director, Access Services, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Harvard University seeks a forward-thinking and collaborative professional to shape the strategic direction for the management of Harvard Library's physical collections, including storage, circulation, lending, and borrowing. The Director of Access Services leads, shapes, and oversees the work of staff engaged in providing services to the Harvard Library community to access research resources in many formats internally within the Harvard Library and externally with a range of partners and information suppliers. 

Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Research and Education, this role oversees the day to day management of and optimizes the operational effectiveness and costs of materials delivery, circulation, and storage throughout the Harvard Library. The Director is a key figure in the development of strategic partnerships with Ivy Plus members, ReCAP, and others, through development of policies, procedures, and programs, as well as through the execution of strategies for collective collection development.

 

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

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Library & Research Services Manager, Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP, Boston, MA

The Library and Research Services Manager is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day research and knowledge management functions across the Firm. Additional responsibilities include the management of traditional library materials, attorney research training, and practice group outreach. We envision the Research Services department as a resource for forward thinking information solutions designed to serve the needs of the Firm and its clients.

Job Functions:

  • Establish and direct the strategic goals of the Research Services department.
  • Create strong relationships with attorneys and department leaders to understand how Research Services can align itself with the priorities of the practice groups.
  • Set and meet exemplary service standards.
  • Serve as a resource for special projects directed by the practice groups.
  • Consult with Practice Group Leaders to strategize and implement internal process improvements to advance the collection and dissemination of knowledge and research across the firm.
  • Participate in Firm efforts to synchronize work product and support best practices in the management of Firm data.
  • Develop and implement training programs that reinforce most successful research strategies.
  • Manage the technical services and research functions of the department.
  • Identify and investigate industry trends proactively to help the Firm identify knowledge gaps for development.
  • Ensure the value of the Firm's investment in research tools through continuous monitoring and development of the print and digital collection as well as alternatives in the marketplace.
  • Oversee service providers to ensure standards of excellence are consistently met.
  • Participate in cross departmental improvement efforts with peers in the administrative areas of the Firm.
  • Aggressively manage costs; prepare and manage the annual Research Services budget.

Essential Management Competencies:

  • Use leadership skills to establish effective working relationships throughout the Firm, encourage teamwork, and build consensus in order to meet or exceed departmental standards and Firm objectives.
  • Collaborate with other members of management to ensure departmental and organizational change is effective, efficient, and aligned with the Firm's strategic goals.
  • Delegate, coach, encourage, and motivate staff to attain their highest levels of achievement, productivity, and work satisfaction. Identify and support all training and development.
  • Maintain active lines of communication within and between departments to share knowledge and support collaborative efforts, organizational change, and goal achievement. Develop a committed, competent, and professional staff that works in an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect.
  • Maintain sophisticated level of research skills through continuous training and current awareness of new developments, trends and resources.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in a law firm or professional services setting.
  • MS in Library Science, MS in Information Science, or JD preferred.
  • 5+ years of management experience.
  • Advanced proficiency in modern legal research technologies and Knowledge Management strategies.
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities and complete diverse assignments on a timely basis.
  • Strong business acumen with a proven track record of leading organizational improvements.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must have minimal physical mobility. Position may occasionally require standing, walking, reaching, and lifting up to 15 pounds.
  • Must have the ability to operate equipment such as a computer and copy machine.
  • Must have the ability to communicate clearly and to read and follow detailed instructions.
  • Must have the ability to prepare assorted documents and other related materials.
  • Must have the ability to work in stressful conditions under time deadlines. 

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Assistant Cataloging & Systems Librarian, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA

The Peabody Essex Museum's Phillips Library seeks a full-time assistant cataloging and systems librarian. The Assistant Cataloging and Systems Librarian will be the primary print cataloger on staff at the Phillips Library and will work to continually improve intellectual and physical access to print collections. The position works work closely with the Print Librarian to identify cataloging revision priorities within the collection, work on diminishing the current backlog, catalog new special collections purchases, and maintain all cataloging related databases. This position also manages and maintains all metadata protocols for digitized library material to be posted into the library's digital platforms.

A Bachelor's Degree and 3 years cataloging experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience are required. Knowledge of library and archival vocabularies, standards, and schemas such as RDA, AACR2, DCRM(B), RBMS vocabularies, LCSH, MARC as well as OCLC Connexion experience. Monograph and serial cataloging experience a must. Team work, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and superior oral and written communication skills and commitment to excellence are required.  Must be able to lift as much as 20 pounds and climb library ladders as high as 12 feet.

TO APPLY:
Please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@pem.org or to Employee Experience, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970.  PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

For more information, click here.

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Head of Talking Book Library Services, Worcester Public Library, Worcester, MA

Due to a retirement, the Worcester Public Library is seeking candidates for the position of Head of Talking Book Library Services! This is a high-level professional supervisory position under the overall direction of the Head Librarian with overall responsibility for exceptional service provided to individuals with a vision impairment, physical or reading disability. This position will primarily be responsible for the overall management and leadership of the Worcester Talking Book Library Services Division, of the Worcester Public Library.

 

This position works with all WPL divisions in promoting and providing accessible services and materials. The person in this position will also collaborate with regional Library organizations and directors of regional blindness/disability service agencies to promote the resources and programs provided by the Worcester TBL. The ideal person in this position will possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills and have experience working with diverse populations in an urban environment.

 

More information about the Worcester Talking Book Library Services can be found at www.talkingbook.mywpl.org

 

For a Full Job Description Visit: mywpl.org/jobs-wpl

 

To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter on or before Friday, May 25, 2018, to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. EOE/ AA employer. Preference is given to Worcester Residents.

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Executive Director, American Precision Museum, Windsor, VT

American Precision Museum, founded in 1966, located in Windsor, Vermont, is housed in a National Historic Landmark building and holds one of the finest collections of early machine tools in the nation. Exhibits are open to the public daily from late May ‐ October.

The museum's mission is to capture the imaginations of young and old with the spirit of innovation, problem solving and design, as demonstrated through the dynamic story of the machines and people which form the foundation and future of manufacturing in America.

The Board of Trustees seeks a full time Executive Director to implement the mission in innovative and creative ways. Responsibilities include leading the museum's daily operations, developing and managing an annual budget, and overseeing a small staff.

The successful candidate will have the leadership skills to represent the organization effectively to all stakeholders and the public. He or she will be a results‐driven, high‐energy professional of unquestionable integrity and dedication who enjoys taking on new challenges and multi‐tasking. The position requires proven experience in project management, fund‐raising, grant writing, donor stewardship, and program development. A Bachelors degree in a relevant area of study is required with a minimum 2 - 3 years' experience in museum management. Experience in the machine tool industry is highly desired. Salary will be negotiated based on experience.

Please see the full full position description at http://www.americanprecision.org/about/employment.

To apply, please send a one page letter of intent with a two page resume to Chair, Search Committee, at info@americanprecision.org.

The deadline for submission is June 15. Please, no phone calls.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Head of Metadata & Discovery, UConn Library, Storrs, CT

Head of Metadata & Discovery Opening at the UConn Library 

Under the general direction of the Associate University Librarian for Collections & Discovery, the Head of Metadata & Discovery innovates, leads, and actively participates in strategies to maintain, enhance, and positively transform UConn Library data and systems for managing collections and powering discovery. This position manages and supervises the Metadata & Discovery Unit, which is responsible both for metadata and inventory management and for the administration and development of the Library's Alma and Primo systems. In addition, this position provides leadership for the metadata- and inventory- focused work of the UConn Health and Law School libraries. Within this context, this position requires an advanced proficiency with current and emerging metadata standards, models, and applications, an advanced understanding of library management and discovery systems, and a user-focused orientation and a working style that embraces collaboration in a complex and dynamic work environment. Along with all UConn Library personnel, the Head of Metadata & Discovery makes a positive contribution to a culture of inclusion and respect in all interactions within the Library and across the University

 

Appointment Terms

This is a full time position based in Storrs with an anticipated start date of August, 2018. The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn and a highly desirable work environment. Salary and rank are 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 #2018556) and include acover letterdetailed resume, and contact information for three professional references.

 

Nominations and inquiries should be sent in confidence to khara.leon@uconn.edu.

To ensure full consideration, inquiries and applications should be submitted by June 10, 2018. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2018556) 

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Substitute Teen Librarian, Watertown Free Public Library, Watertown, MA

The Watertown Free Public Library is looking for teen services librarians. Our busy mid-sized library serves a diverse population of people with a broad catalog of needs. In one day visitors might ask for directions to a local concert, help requesting books for a term paper, recommendations for the teen who is a reluctant reader, computer troubleshooting, lessons on downloading ebooks, where they can 3D print, and how to get to the restroom. We embrace proven library practices in all of our services, programs, and collection development, while continually striving to enhance the library experience for the tech-savvy, 21st century patron.

Successful candidates who wish to work in the teen department should have experience working with teens, (not necessarily in libraries), and must also:

  • Enjoy working with exuberant youth and their parents
  • Embrace boisterous teens and their energy while having tactics on how to effectively work with them and meet them where they are developmentally and socially
  • Have familiarity with Young Adult literature

Substitute librarians at the Watertown Free Public Library are part of a substitute pool and are called on to cover shifts when staff are on vacation or out sick. We also occasionally have special projects that substitutes will help complete. We need people who have availability for a variety of shift openings, but most frequently our shift needs are evenings and weekends. In general we are able to give a minimum of a two week notice for all coverage needs to help you plan (and more typically we plan 2-3 months in advance), but will also look for short term help in emergencies.  Ideal candidates are willing to work a minimum of two shifts a month which is roughly 6-8 hours. This is a great opportunity for library school students looking for experience and seasoned professionals looking for some extra pocket money.

This position is for you if:

  • You have an MLS or are enrolled in an MLS program and have taken a reference course.
  • You are independent. You take responsibility for your professional development and hold yourself accountable.
  • You are curious and thoroughly informed. You ask questions and remember the answers. You use all of the information you have to make good decisions. You have a breadth of knowledge that is useful in librarianship. 
  • You aren't afraid of failure, but won't make the same mistake twice.
  • You like technology. You use technology in your personal life and you're excited to play with new devices and learn new software. You know how to explain technology to other people in a way that they understand. You can troubleshoot problems as a first course of action before issues escalate.
  • You want to gain valuable experience in a busy public library that prides itself in providing excellent patron services and progressive development.
  • You believe in the mission of libraries. You want a job in public service.

To be considered for this role you have to be a librarian with an MLS or currently enrolled in a program and completed a reference course. Those interested in teen services should also have taken a young adult literature class. Strong customer service experience, whether it be in a library, bookstore, or restaurant, is a plus.

We welcome new graduates and seasoned librarians; it's not necessary that you've worked in a public library before as long as you believe in and want to be a part of the important work that public libraries do.

This is part time, at will position and does not include benefits.  The hourly rate is $21.72 per hour.

Please email cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Caitlin Browne, Assistant Director at cbrowne@watertown-ma.gov.

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Teen & Children's Substitute Librarians, Watertown Free Public Library, Watertown, MA

The Watertown Free Public Library is looking for substitute Children's and Teen librarians. Our busy mid-sized library serves a diverse population of people with a broad catalog of needs. In one day visitors might ask for the telephone number of the CEO of a national company, directions to a local concert, help requesting scholarly books for a term paper, recommendations for the child or teen who is a reluctant reader, computer troubleshooting, how to learn English at the library, lessons on downloading ebooks, where they can 3D print, and how to get to the restroom. We embrace proven library practices in all of our services, programs, and collection development, while continually striving to enhance the library experience for the tech-savvy, 21st century patron.

Substitute librarians at the Watertown Free Public Library are part of a substitute pool and are called on to cover shifts when staff are on vacation or out sick. We also occasionally have special projects that substitutes will help complete. We need people who have availability for a variety of shift openings, but most frequently our shift needs are evenings and weekends. In general we are able to give a minimum of a two week notice for all coverage needs to help you plan (and more typically we plan 2-3 months in advance), but will also look for short term help in emergencies. Ideal candidates are willing to work a minimum of two shifts a month which is roughly 6-8 hours. This is a great opportunity for library school students looking for experience and seasoned professionals looking for some extra pocket money.

This position is for you if:

  • You have an MLS or are enrolled in an MLS program and have taken a reference course.
  • You are independent. You take responsibility for your professional development and hold yourself accountable.
  • You are curious and thoroughly informed. You ask questions and remember the answers. You use all of the information you have to make good decisions. You have a breadth of knowledge that is useful in librarianship.
  • You aren't afraid of failure, but won't make the same mistake twice.
  • You like technology. You use technology in your personal life and you're excited to play with new devices and learn new software. You know how to explain technology to other people in a way that they understand. You can troubleshoot problems as a first course of action before issues escalate.
  • You want to gain valuable experience in a busy public library that prides itself in providing excellent patron services and progressive development.
  • You believe in the mission of libraries. You want a job in public service.
  • Enjoy working with exuberant youth and their parents
  • Have familiarity with children's and/or Young Adult literature

To be considered for this role you have to be a librarian with an MLS or currently enrolled in a program and completed a reference course. Those interested in children's or teen services should also have taken a children's or young adult literature class. Strong customer service experience, whether it be in a library, bookstore, or restaurant, is a plus.

We welcome new graduates and seasoned librarians; it's not necessary that you've worked in a public library before as long as you believe in and want to be a part of the important work that public libraries do.

This is part time, at will position and does not include benefits. The hourly rate is $21.72 per hour.

Please email cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Caitlin Browne, Assistant Director at cbrowne@watertown-ma.gov.

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Emerging Technologies Librarian, Pelham Public Library, Pelham, NH

Emerging Technologies Librarian, Pelham Public Library, Pelham, NH

The Pelham Public Library in Pelham, NH (pop. 12, 897) seeks an innovative technology librarian to join our team. This full time position will manage the technology inside the library, as well as our online presence. Additional duties include covering a public service desk one night per week and weekend hours on a rotation.

A Masters in Library Science and a minimum of two years of professional library experience is required, with at least one year working with emerging technologies. Specialized education, training or experience may be substituted for part of the educational requirement.  Experience with Koha, Userful, HTML, SQL, and Niche Academy a plus.

Position overview:

  • Manages administrative aspects of the integrated library system
    • Manage and plan related software, upgrades, and backups.
    • Train staff on advanced features of the ILS, such as generation and analysis of reports.
    • Resolve technical issues related to the staff and public interfaces
  • Liaison with Town IT Department as needed
  • Manages electronic library resources/digital content - books, audios, films, and databases
    • Facilitate vendor relationships, including evaluation, upgrades and support
  • Monitors trends and implementation of software, hardware, and handhelds for patrons and librarians
  • Maintains and updates library's webpage, portal page, electronic newsletters and social media channel
    • Interpret and implement data derived from web analytics
    • Analyze and address web page design based on library needs
    • Maintain and update Pelham Public Library website
    • Train staff on content management
  • Troubleshoots issues with public computers, Userful, and Koha.
  • Provides direct patron support
  • Offer "Tech & Device Drop In"
  • Present workshops on social media networking, privacy instruction, popular mobile apps
  • Create online instructional materials
  • Liaison, along with Children's and Young Adult Librarians, to Pelham schools

Salary range is $43,000-$50,000 with excellent Town benefits package.

Open until filled but application review will begin June 1, 2017.

Please submit resume, cover letter and samples of your digital portfolio (such as statistical spreadsheet, webpage, blog, or other digital content you created) to Rita Gavelis, Library Director.

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Director of Education & Experience, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA

Worcester Art Museum Director of Education and Experience The Worcester Art Museum seeks a dynamic Director of Education and Experience with at least 5 years of senior experience in a cultural institution, a masters in relevant fields, and the desire to become part of our community. Guided by the Museum's new mission statement - connecting visitors, communities, and cultures via the experience of art -the Director of Education and Experience oversees all education focused activities.

This position will play a key role in helping to shape the Museum's narrative, as we position ourselves as a regional force and redistribute our galleries in connection with an ambitious Campus Master Plan. Founded in 1898, the Museum has a highly distinguished history in engaging audiences and being part of the social glue. One of the first art institutions in the country to partner with the local school system, we also developed partnerships with social service providers, the regional arts community, and have a long history in running one of the largest youth and adult studio art class programs regionally.

Our collection has about 38,000 objects, with strengths in European, American, and Asian Art, as well as the ancient Mediterranean and the ancient Americas; we are also known for our superlative collection of works on paper and a recent acquisition of 2000 objects from the Higgins Collection of arms and armor. The latter collection ranks second in the Americas only to the Metropolitan Museum, and has galvanized WAM's ambition to redefine its institutional narrative to better serve its core constituencies in central Massachusetts and the greater Boston area.

A direct report to the C. Jean and Myles McDonough Director, the Director of Education and Experience is part of the leadership team, collaborates across the museum, and focuses particularly on exhibition planning and interpretation, general educational programming, and studio art classes.

The successful candidate will focus on balancing financial imperatives with an impact on audiences and developing appealing projects for our expanding audiences. Leading and motivating eight full- and part-time staff, the position manages an annual budget of over $800,000, serves as staff liaison to one board committee, and chairs an internal staff audience experience work group. The successful candidate will have clear understanding of new trends in museum education and visitor outreach and will be committed to the cultural life in Central Massachusetts.

Proficiency in management and project planning and implementation are imperative, as is direct experience with interpreting works of art to a broad audience. Strong interpersonal skills are a must, as is an excellent capacity to communicate and the willingness to work flexibly as a part of a larger, leadership team. A masters in relevant subjects, as well as five or more years of professional experience in a cultural institution are required.

Centrally located in New England, Worcester is an hour from Boston, Providence, and Hartford, an hour and a half from the Berkshires, three hours from New York City, and is convenient to Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. The city is going through a Renaissance as it becomes a major player in the broader Boston area.

Qualified applicants please submit CV and cover letter to: 

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7bfd752a-735a-4b3a-9ba1-144f47034f70&jobId=225626&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

The application deadline is June 1, 2018. Early applications are encouraged. We pledge to conduct a confidential search. The Worcester Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Museum Technician, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is looking for an innovative and passionate individual to join our team and inspire citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity. The Public Programs Division, within the National Institute for Holocaust Documentation is committed to building and preserving for posterity the fully accessible collection of record on the Holocaust.

The incumbent provides support to the professional staff of the Collections Management Branch performing, but not limited to, the tasks related to the care and management of the Museum's holdings of audio and video testimonies, archival film collections and music and sound recordings, microforms, manuscripts, photographs and 3-dimensional artifacts. Tasks include preservation, accessioning, collections arrangement, collections reproduction, and collection retrieval and re-shelving.

Work environment is primarily at the Shapell Family Collections, Conservation and Research Center in Bowie, MD, and sometimes at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. 

This is a full-time donated (non-Federal) position, paid with the Museum's private funds, with a one-year work assignment to assist in a digitization project, and includes benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience.

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Duties and Responsibilities

The incumbent performs the following technical duties in support of the work of the Collections Management Branch and may consult with conservation staff and curatorial staff from the Curatorial, Acquisition and Reference Branch, Archives Branch, and the Digital Asset Management and Preservation Branch.

Preservation: 

  • Following established procedures and industry best practices, works with responsible collections management staff for carrying out a variety of preservation and rehabilitation tasks relating to the Museum's holdings. 
  • Tasks may include monitoring the climate control systems in the storage facilities; identifying materials in need of conservation or are at risk of deterioration; and assisting in the execution of preservation projects, including conservation and digitization. 
  • Safeguards and ensures the physical security of all Museum holdings by maintaining general housekeeping standards, careful handling of delicate materials, and attention to detail.

Accessioning:

  • Works with responsible collections management staff and/or curatorial staff in the physical transfer of newly acquired materials to the Museum and/or offsite facility and in inventorying, rehousing, foldering, labeling, barcoding, numbering, assigning locations and other tasks required in order to establish preliminary physical control and to carry out the accessioning process.
  • Responsible for creating records and inserting accessioning information in the collections database.

Collections Arrangement: 

  • Responsible for taking corrective action in basic arrangement of Museum collections.

Collections Reproduction: 

  • Coordinates with responsible collections management staff and/or curatorial staff to identify and prepare Museum's holdings that are in a wide range of media formats for duplication. 
  • Assists with preparing and organizing digitization or migration projects. 
  • Prepares documentation, tracks and arranges shipments and retrieval of materials, and verifies and reshelves items.

Collections Retrieval and Reshelving:

  • Retrieves, prepares, tracks and reshelves material requested for research or viewing in the Museum's reading rooms or other collections locations. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree acceptable but Master's degree preferred in Museum Studies, Archival Management or related field.
  • Knowledge of specialized museum work related to the collection; the conservation techniques necessary for collections material; historic knowledge of the USHMM; and the procedures, methods and problem-solving used in the management of the collection and operation of the museum.
  • Experience using computer technology including word processing and collections databases, such as Emu, barcoding equipment and electronic label production software.
  • Familiarity of digitization techniques as it related to document collections.
  • Ability to work with delicate or fragile materials, including manual dexterity. Experience in multi-platform content production.
  • Ability to travel between Shapell Family Collections, Conservation and Research Center in Bowie, MD and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC as needed. 
  • Ability to start July 23, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to careers@ushmm.org. Please include both your resume and cover letter in a single PDF or Word document titled "First Name Last Name". Salary history may be required during the interview process. For more information about the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, please visit www.ushmm.org.

The US Holocaust Memorial Museum is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. This position is open to all qualified individuals. If you are not a US citizen, you must possess sufficient legal documentation and permission to work in the United States (and provide if requested).

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Youth Services Librarian, Providence Community Library, Providence, RI

Youth Services Librarian L1 - L2, Rochambeau

Providence Community Library

Salary:     $19.86 per hour

Hours:      Full-time 37 ½ hrs per week w/Benefits

Posted:     May 11, 2018

Deadline: Applications accepted until the position is filled.

 

 

Duties: 

Providence Community Library is searching for a Youth Services Librarian to work in a busy, neighborhood library.  The Youth Services Librarian plans and implements a comprehensive program of service especially, emergent literacy, to young library users, and may provide professional support to more than one neighborhood library.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  selecting and purchasing library materials aimed at children and youth, planning, developing, coordinating and executing programs designed to serve children from infants to teens; providing reader's advisory and reference assistance to parents, teachers and caregivers to develop pre-literacy and literacy skills to children; assisting patrons, particularly children and youth, in researching information on a wide variety of subjects,

developing relationships and programs for and with local schools, early childcare centers, and other youth-serving organizations in the neighborhood; creating a welcoming environment in the children's area which provides for enjoyable and productive use of library resources.

 

Qualifications:

MLS from an ALA accredited school.  Experience working as a Youth Services Librarian. Classification (L1 or L2) will depend on experience as a youth services librarian.  Spanish speaking a plus. 

 

Send resume, cover letter, and three references to:

 

Maria Melvin, HR Manager, mmelvin@provcomlib.org, (401) 467-2700 x. 1606.

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Assistant Director, Carpenter Museum, Rehoboth, MA

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Carpenter Museum (Rehoboth Antiquarian Society)
Rehoboth, MA

The Carpenter Museum of the Rehoboth Antiquarian Society (founded in 1884), seeks a part-time assistant director (15-20 hrs./week) to join our small but passionate team of staff, Board members, and volunteers, as we embark on a new period of growth.

The Assistant Director serves as the primary contact and information coordinator for advancement activities at the Carpenter Museum. He/she will coordinate memberships, corporate partnerships, fundraising and member events, grant development, and individual donations. A creative thinker and team player, the Assistant Director will play a key role in coordinating the Museum's advancement and development efforts, working to organize and expand the Museum's fundraising efforts to secure resources for our mission and vision for the future.

The Carpenter Museum, a replica 18th-century farmhouse and barn, stewards a collection of 5,000+ artifacts and archival materials from the 17th through the 21st centuries. In 2018, we opened a new research center, which centralizes access to our genealogical reference materials and our archival and museum object collections.

We have begun the Museum's first-ever strategic planning process and look forward to strengthening our ties to the community and increasing access to our collections for researchers, students, and educators.

For more information, including how to apply, please visit: http://www.rehobothantiquarian.org/employment-opportunities/

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time

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Knowledge Manager Team Lead, Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA

Date: Apr 26, 2018

Location: MA, US

Requisition ID: 22981 

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MIT Lincoln Laboratory, a complex and dynamic federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC), invites applications for the position of Knowledge Manager.  Reporting to the Manager of Knowledge Services, this position is a creative opportunity to champion organization-wide knowledge sharing so that the intellectual capital, research, and experience is shared within the Laboratory and, as appropriate, outside the organization with customers and partners.   

 

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is in search of an experienced information and knowledge management professional to help define, develop, and operationalize knowledge management services and support.  Beginning with the capture of knowledge and implementing processes, this role's goal is to keep the Laboratory's intellectual capital comprehensive, current, archival, and reusable.  The candidate will provide knowledge management support in an effective manner, multi-tasking and meeting simultaneous deadlines; collaborate with research and administrative management on strategy integration efforts, promulgate lessons learned and best practices, and reporting metrics that assess progress against peer organizations; leverage virtual collaboration tools, including the OpenText document management system, chats, blogs, wikis, and IBM eForms.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead, develop, and support the implementation of the Knowledge Management Strategy
  • Help design and implement tools and technologies to promote knowledge management and collaboration within the enterprise. 
  • Implement workflows and processes to manage information using collaboration and knowledge management platforms such as OpenText, IBM WebSphere, Confluence and other Atlassian tools. 
  • Implement methodologies to include knowledge capture in support of research program workflow
  • Discover, capture, and categorize research and administrative information by direct communications with end-users and stakeholders. 
  • Improve and manage procedures to effectively and efficiently distribute, disseminate and store pertinent, quality information. 
  • Create and maintain training materials, including live trainings, recordings, user manuals, and reference guides
  • Work with Laboratory Administration, Research Divisions, Service Departments, and Knowledge Services on strategic directions
  • Establish metrics and measurement processes to assess the value of the knowledge base
  • Monitor trends in the knowledge base and identify gaps

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in a knowledge management role preferably in STEM or research
  • Master of Science in Library and Information Science or Computer Science or Master of Business Administration

  • Previous experience with knowledge management methodology, tools, and deployments
  • Technical acumen to understand basic to intermediate concepts across multiple software product lines
  • Passion for finding ways to improve the customer experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to lead across a diverse organization
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to work independently with little direct supervision
  • Experience handling sensitive and/or proprietary information.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain government (DoD) clearance

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Library Media Specialist, Saint Joseph Elementary School, Needham, MA

Library Media Specialist

Overview:

Saint Joseph Elementary School is seeking a full-time MA certified Library Media Specialist for the 2018-2019 school year. This position provides library media services and lessons to students in grades Pre-K-5 while overseeing the daily management and routines of the school library that is accessed by students through 8th grade and staff as well, with the assistance of 2 library-assigned paraprofessionals (1 FTE).

Qualifications:

  • A master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association.
  • A highly qualified candidate will also hold MA state certification as a school librarian and have completed a teacher preparation program and/or educational degree.

Reports To: principal

Supervises: 2 assistant librarians who comprise the school library staff and volunteers.

Job Goals: To empower students to be enthusiastic readers and to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information.

To provide the leadership and expertise necessary to ensure that the school library program is aligned with the mission, goals, and objectives of the school, and is an integral component of the learning/instructional program. 

Please send resumes and cover letters to ckelly@saintjoes.com

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Project Archivist, Justice Antonin Scalia Papers, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

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Harvard Law School Library seeks an experienced, collaborative, and service-oriented processing archivist for a one-year term beginning July 1, 2018. Reporting to the Curator of Modern Manuscripts within the Historical & Special Collections unit (HSC), the successful candidate will survey United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's collection of scholarly and professional work, develop a multi-year processing plan, and begin describing the collection in an Encoded Archival Description (EAD) finding aid. 

  • Survey and appraise approximately 400 linear feet of argued case files, conference files, pre-Supreme Court work, speaking engagements, correspondence, miscellaneous court documents, teaching files, and event files. The collection contains both analog and born-digital materials.
  • In consultation with the curator of modern manuscripts and curator of digital collections, develop a processing plan for the physical and born-digital components of the collection that proposes arrangement schemes; and a management plan responsive to the multiple, rolling restrictions and redactions that impact approximately 75% of the collection.
  • Arrange and describe at least the portion of the collection scheduled to be open to researchers in 2020 (approximately 90 linear feet).
  • Encode a finding aid in XML according to the Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS) and Encoded Archival Description (EAD) standards.

Basic Qualifications

ALA-accredited master's degree in library science or archival studies required. Minimum of three years' experience in appraising, accessioning, arranging, and describing manuscript collections. Some of the work will take place at the Harvard Depository in Southborough, Massachusetts, thus a valid driver's license and access to a car is required.
 

Additional Qualifications

The successful candidate will have experience processing large and complex collections. Must have the ability to lift and transport 40-pound boxes, use a stepstool, and open hand-cranked compact shelving. Demonstrated experience with issues relating to risk, restrictions, and managing access to complex archival and manuscript collections. Demonstrated knowledge of current national archival and descriptive standards and best practices, including DACS, EAD, and EAC-CPF. Experience working with ArchivesSpace or similar collection management tools, including importing, validating, exporting, and crosswalking EAD. Excellent writing, communication, project management, and time management skills. Experience working with born-digital materials. Experience working with legal materials. Active involvement in local, state, regional, national, or international professional or scholarly associations.

Additional Information

Justice Antonin Scalia graduated from the Harvard Law School in 1960. He worked at a large law firm, taught law at the University of Virginia, the University of Chicago, and Stanford; and held several administrative posts in the federal government. He served as a judge on the United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, before being appointed to the Supreme Court in 1986. The collection includes material relating to all of these activities.

HSC is a small and energetic team within Harvard Law School Library engaged with all aspects of special collections work. Harvard Law School Library's collection of historic legal materials is one of the largest in the world, and includes rare books, early manuscripts, visual materials, and modern manuscripts. As members of the Harvard Law School Library, team members contribute to the Law School's mission by collecting and sharing our materials with the HLS community and with researchers worldwide. As active members of the large and thriving Harvard Library community, HSC staff collaborate with colleagues to share information, solve problems, and learn.


Please note: As a condition of employment, the successful candidate is subject to a non-disclosure agreement.

This is a term appointment currently expected to extend to June 30, 2019, subject to funding and departmental need.

All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources.

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Reference Librarian, Adult Services, Vineyard Haven Public Library, Vineyard Haven, MA

VINEYARD HAVEN PUBLIC LIBRARY ADULT SERVICES REFERENCE LIBRARIAN.

Tech-savvy individual with excellent communication skills needed to provide outstanding customer service in public library. The position serves as an information resource to the community, providing reference and research services, reader's advisory, and support and instruction for use of the Internet, electronic library resources, computers and other technology.

Duties include collection development, cataloging and processing of adult library materials, and other administrative tasks. Bachelor's degree and experience working in libraries or a related field required; Master's Degree in Library Science preferred. Experience with automated library systems such as III Sierra strongly preferred.

Full-time (40 hours/week) year-round schedule includes evenings and weekends.

Salary $47,460 - $63,015, with full benefits under union contract.

Application available on Town website or in Town Hall.

Qualified applicants should submit application, resume and cover letter to Human Resources, pbennett@tisburyma.gov, Tisbury Town Hall, 51 Spring Street, P.O. Box 1239 Vineyard Haven, MA 02568. EOE.

Online application form: https://towntisbury.seamlessdocs.com/f/Employment_Application

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Circulation Librarian, Rodgers Memorial Library, Hudson, NH

Circulation Librarian (Full Time)

The George H. & Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library in Hudson, NH is seeking an energetic and customer service-oriented individual to become our full time Circulation Librarian. This position reports directly to the Library Director and is responsible for planning, organizing and managing the proper function of the circulation department on a daily basis, including overseeing the work of one full-time assistant librarian and several part-time library assistants. 

Duties:  

  • Trains new staff and communicates regularly with circulation staff regarding changes in policy, procedures and practice.
  • Maintains circulation staff schedule.
  • Participates in circulation staff evaluations.
  • Oversees all transactions, reserves and registrations.
  • Maintains and updates periodical subscriptions.
  • Participates in material selection and collection management for Adult Services. Provides Readers Advisory services to patrons.
  • Collects statistics and prepares monthly reports.
  • Regularly interacts with patrons and other libraries.

 

Qualifications include:    

Requirements for applicants include MLS, 3+years of progressively responsible professional library experience including one year in supervisory or administrative capacity, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience with emphasis on excellent communication skills.

Candidate must be willing to work a flexible schedule including some evening and weekend rotations. Must enjoy working with people in a collaborative environment. Due to the nature of circulation tasks candidate must be able to push or pull carts, do a moderate amount of bending, squatting, lifting (up to 40 lbs.) stretching and standing for an extended period.

Must be proficient in use of all modules of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher.

 

Candidate should have working knowledge in the following areas:

  • Current fiction and popular culture. 
  • Evergreen Integrated Library System (ILS),
  • Common social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter)
  • Downloadable books and mobile e-reader devices
  • Technology trends in public libraries

 

Closing Date: May 31, 2018

Salary: $18.00 to start DOE, 40 hours per week.

To Apply: Send resume with references and a letter of interest:

Linda Pilla, Library Director, director@rodgerslibrary.org

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Library Director, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, MA

TOWN OF NORFOLK, MASSACHUSETTS

OPENING FOR LIBRARY DIRECTOR

DEPARTMENT: Public Library

POSITION: Library Director

START DATE: November 1, 2018

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: August 1, 2018

 

DESCRIPTION:

The Norfolk Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking a Director, effective November 1, 2018. The Director is responsible for leading and managing all library operations. The Director reports to a 3-member elected Board of Trustees. Norfolk is a community of over 11,000 residents located about 35 miles southwest of Boston and about 25 miles northeast of Providence, RI. This community which has successfully strived to maintain its rural charm is nonetheless within easy commuting distance of the larger cities and towns of southern New England. Valued as a community treasure by residents and generously supported by an active Friends organization, the Norfolk Public Library was significantly expanded and completely renovated in 2005. There were over 83,000 discrete patron visits in CY 2017 and over 6,000 persons participated in library sponsored programs. The Norfolk Public Library is part of the SAILS network; it has an annual operating budget of $587,000 in FY 18; and employs 4 full time and 9 part time staff.

 

NATURE OF WORK: 

The Director has the responsibility for all public library operations, including administration of the library's operating and capital budgets; overseeing the physical plant; and hiring, supervising, evaluating, and terminating staff on behalf of the Trustees. The Director is responsible for developing a strategic plan and technology leadership, including emerging technologies that impact the way in which the library delivers service to patrons of all ages.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

As Administrative Head of the Public Library, the Director:

  • Supervises staff and their training; assigns responsibilities and ensures that work schedules are appropriately planned to ensure the orderly functioning of the library.
  • Is responsible for the appointment, evaluation, promotion and dismissal of staff.
  • Conducts staff meetings and develops program of staff training opportunities.
  • Supervises selection of books and all other library materials and is responsible for collection maintenance and development.
  • Implements and supervises use of technology for dissemination of information.
  • Directs expenditure of budgeted funds for the fiscal year, approves vouchers and Payroll, and authorizes payment by the Town Treasurer.
  • Analyzes, plans, and coordinates programs of the Public Library to ensure the highest quality services and use of resources and to maximize the effectiveness of budget allocations.
  • Prepares the annual operating budget and capital budgets for approval by the Library Board of Trustees
  • Prepares and files all reports as required by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners for continued certification of the library and to maintain eligibility for state LIG/MEG, Non-Resident Lending, and Net-Lender reimbursement programs.
  • As head of a department in the Town, represents the Public Library before other municipal boards and committees, as appropriate.
  • Represents the Public Library at regional, state and other Library agencies and organizations, and represents the library to the SAILS Library Network; may serve on the Executive Board of SAILS.
  • Seeks out and prepares applications for grants and other outside funding.
  • Acts as liaison between staff of the Public Library and the Board of Library Trustees.
  • Establishes, maintains, and implements programs which will engender good will and promote the Public Library and its services to the community.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

The Library Director must have a Master of Library Science degree at the time of application, and must be certified by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Experience should include 3 to 5 years of public library management.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITY AND SKILLS:

The Library Director must have a demonstrated knowledge of the principals and practices of library science, including knowledge of library automation systems and technology; organizational and interpersonal skills that permit the effective planning and direction of library staff and programs; excellent written and oral communications skills.

 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:

The Director is responsible to the Board of Library Trustees and is expected to exercise a high degree of independent judgment and decision-making in carrying out policy set by the Trustees.

 

COMPLEXITY:

This is a top-level administrative position that requires flexibility, sound decision-making, and independent judgment.

 

NATURE AND PURPOSE OF PERSONAL CONTACTS:

In order to implement and carry out the responsibilities described above, the Director interacts with the entire library staff, the Board of Library Trustees, as well as other town departments and the general public. The Director is responsible for fostering outstanding community relations.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

Minimal to moderate physical effort demanded when performing functions under typical office conditions.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

Work is performed in a facility with appropriate lighting and ventilation.

 

SUPERVISION AND MANAGEMENT EXERCISED:

The Director is the top-level manager for the library, and directly supervises the Associate Director, Senior Youth Services Librarian, Information Systems Administrator, and Technical Services Librarian.

 

SALARY: $78,000

 

To apply email cover letter and resume to:

Glenn Hill, Clerk of Norfolk Library Trustees

glenn@hillsec.com

 

The town of Norfolk is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Posted: May 1, 2018

 

 

(This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and is subject to change as the needs of the employer and the requirements of the position change.)

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Youth Services Librarian, Stevens Memorial Library, Ashburnham, MA

The Stevens Memorial Library, Ashburnham, is seeking a full-time (35 hours/week) Youth Services Librarian.

Duties include:  Planning, implementing, advertising, and managing library services for children and teenagers. Leading collection development for ages birth through 17. Managing departmental budget and statistics. Spearheading social media for the Library. Assisting in all circulation functions as needed. Other related duties as assigned.

35 hours per week. Includes evenings and weekends.

Qualifications

Two (2) or more years of direct experience with children and teenagers, including programming, reference, and reader's advisory. Experience or education in collection development strongly preferred. Thorough knowledge of children's and teen literature required. Must possesses genuine passion and excitement for youth services and emerging technologies.

Education: Bachelor's degree required; Master's Degree in Library Science strongly preferred.

Salary: $18.59/hr

Closing Date: May 31, 2018

How to Apply: Qualified candidates should submit a current resume and letter of interest to Emily Donnelly, Director (librarydirector@ashburnham-ma.gov). Only emailed applications will be accepted.

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Director, Waterbury Public Library, Waterbury, VT

The Waterbury Public Library seeks an innovative and enthusiastic Library Director to lead our library into the future. Waterbury's beautiful new library was opened in 2016 and the incoming Library Director will find wonderful opportunities to develop library space, collections, and programming. The Director will develop a vision for further integrating the library as a part of our vibrant and growing community. The successful candidate will be creative and organized, demonstrate a history of community outreach, and have a background as a good planner and manager.  


The Director oversees and develops a staff of five employees as well as numerous volunteers. The director also coordinates community outreach efforts, ensures quality patron services, develops the library's print and electronic collections, and works with the Library Commissioners to plan and develop policy, and the Commissioners and Town Manager to develop the budget. A full position description can be found here.  

Qualifications include:

  • Masters of Library Science plus two years of experience working in libraries OR a Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of five years of experience working in libraries, preferably as a librarian or library director in a public or community library.

  • Vermont Certificate of Librarianship preferred.

  • Experience working with the public.  

  • Knowledge of integrated library systems.

  • Strong communication skills and computer skills.

  • Enthusiasm for the role of public libraries as community hubs, centers of learning, and transformative institutions.


The position includes a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Waterbury, Vermont is town of ~5000 situated between Burlington, Montpelier, and the Mad River Valley. The Library enjoys broad community support and collaborates with other town entities. An overview of all that Waterbury has to offer can be found here.

If interested in applying, please send a resume, cover letter, and the contact information for three references to:  

Library Commissioners Chair:

Dan DeSanto ddesanto@uvm.edu


or mail paper copies to:

Dan DeSanto c/o

Waterbury Public Library

28 North Main St., Suite 2

Waterbury, VT 05676

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Archivist, Town Clerk's Office, Bedford, MA

The Town of Bedford (pop. 13,691) seeks candidates for the position of Archivist.  This full-time (40 hrs/week) position reports to the Town Clerk. Duties include, but are not limited to: overseeing the appraisal, arrangement and classification of records and document collections, management of the Town's record retention schedules and the coordination of conservation and preservation measures relating to historical records and official documents.

 

Candidates must have knowledge of the following: the principles, practices, standards, and techniques used in archival appraisals, arrangements and descriptions; the legal requirements of record management and record retention schedules; and record and document conservation and preservation practices and procedures.

 

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor's Degree in Archival Management or related field and one (1) to three (3) years of experience in archives management or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong preference will be given for previous relevant municipal experience.

 

The entry salary range for this position is $51,492 to $59,217 depending on experience and education. The Town of Bedford offers a comprehensive benefits package.

 

Application for employment may be downloaded at: www.bedfordma.gov/employment. The Town of Bedford Job Application is required to be completed in full by all applicants regardless of whether a resume is submitted.  


Please send resume, application, and letter of interest to:

Colleen Doyle

Human Resources Manager

humanresources@bedfordma.gov or by mail

Town of Bedford

10 Mudge Way

Bedford, MA 01730

or fax to (781) 275-6310

The deadline for applications is Friday, June 29, 2018.

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Project Archivists, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

Applications will only be accepted through the Boston College application portal.
Boston College's John J. Burns Library seeks two project archivists for 2-year term positions processing US Congressional and other Massachusetts political collections. This position supports the teaching, learning, and research missions of Boston College by making archival collections visible in the University Libraries' catalog and accessible for research, use in the curriculum, and digitization. Burns Library holds unprocessed political collections, including the US Congressional papers of Democratic Representative from Massachusetts (1935-1988) Edward Patrick Boland; Republican Representative from Massachusetts (1967-1983), Health and Human Services Secretary (1983-1985), and ambassador to Ireland (1985-1988) Margaret M. Heckler; and other Massachusetts political collections.
Under the direction of the Head Archivist, the Project Archivists will be responsible for efficiently processing, arranging and describing material following professional standards. They will document decisions and progress, follow existing workflows, and create description in ArchivesSpace.
Boston College University Libraries are committed to making the Burns Library's Congressional collections more widely known and used; these positions reflects that commitment.
Requirements: The ideal candidate will have an ALA-accredited Master's degree in Library Science, Information Science, or the equivalent with coursework in archives and preservation; 2-3 years processing experience with particular focus on historical, political, or government records; and an understanding of the structure of Congressional offices and the process that legislation undergoes in Congress to become law. Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Applications received by May 31st preferred.
Salary range: $50,350 - $62,950
Boston College Information: Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion. www.bc.edu
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity.

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Records Analyst, Ropes & Gray, Boston, MA

About Ropes & Gray

Ropes & Gray LLP is a preeminent global law firm focused on providing the highest-quality advice on our clients' critical legal and business issues. Our global team of 2,500 talented professionals regularly helps clients meet high-stakes challenges, solve complex problems and achieve key goals. These colleagues work together across a global office network that includes offices in Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Tokyo and Washington, D.C.

We are a contemporary firm that can bring more than 150 years of legal and institutional history to bear on the challenges clients face in today's global, 24/7 business environment. Our collaborative approach gives our clients--which include many of the world's most respected companies and institutions--ready access to leading corporate, litigation, transactional and regulatory lawyers whose knowledge and experience span industries and geographies.


With an international presence, we focus primarily on the asset management, technology, life sciences, health care and real estate industries. Our clients include global industry leaders, financial institutions, investment firms, private equity firms, hospitals and health care organizations, educational institutions and individuals.

We have consistently been recognized for our leading practices in many areas, including private equity, M&A, life sciences, health care, finance, investment management, hedge funds, tax, real estate, intellectual property, business and securities litigation, government enforcement, antitrust, and privacy and data security.
Ropes & Gray is an equal opportunity employer.

JOB SUMMARY:

Assist in the maintenance of the firm's client and business information including physical and electronic files; collects and organizes all incoming related work, including retrieval and distribution of files. The RIM Analyst serves as an initial point of contact for internal and external client requests and inquiries. In accordance with department policies and procedures, applies appropriate disposition to records.  Provides support, as needed, for the firm's document management system.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  1. Coordinates workflow and is responsible for prioritization of personal workload on a daily basis.
  2. Prepare new records, following department procedures.
  3. Edit and track existing records, including researching information on file activity history, by utilizing records management system reports.
  4. Under direction from the Records Compliance and Disposition Coordinator (RCDC) and in accordance with the Firm's retention policy, review emails and records eligible for disposal or final disposition. Follow records disposal procedures communicating with responsible attorneys, clients, vendors and IT as appropriate.
  5. Assist Records Mobility Coordinator (RMC) with the review and release of designated client records (including email, physical and electronic) for transfer out of the Firm.
  6. Work on a team as a customer service representative, retrieving and delivering files from the records department or offsite storage, and answering requests in all formats.
  7. Creatively solve problems and adhere to department standard operating procedures and policies while executing good judgment in escalating issues to the RIM Supervisor.
  8. Assist with the training of new and existing department employees and end users.
  9. Assist the RIM Supervisor with ensuring compliance of department and Firm policies and standard operating procedures.
  10. Assist the Senior RIM Analyst with the attorney departure process including the collection, review and vetting of attorney's personal emails and documents.
  11. Under instruction of the Senior RIM Analyst, file client and Firm email to the Firm's document management system.
  12. Support other records functions and Knowledge Management initiatives as needed.

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  1. Bachelor's degree required.
  2. Two years of general office work including data entry, records filing and related duties; law firm experienced preferred.
  3. Experience working with intellectual property, trust administration, and litigation records preferred.
  4. Proficiency with Microsoft office.
  5. iManage Records Manager (IRM) experience desired
  6. Experience with iManage/FileSite preferred.
  7. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team is essential.
  8. Experience working with electronic records system preferred.
  9. Familiarity with records/document retention procedures preferred.
  10. Familiarity with incoming and outgoing records transfer procedures preferred.

 

ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES:

  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under tight time constraints
  • Ability to follow instructions from internal and external clients and follow through on requests
  • Ability to accomplish a task by carefully paying attention to all levels of detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with all levels of personnel, including attorneys, paralegals, secretaries and other support staff.
  • Able to work in a team environment
  • Ability to be flexible and maintain a professional manner in all situations
  • Reliable and punctual.
  • Ability to work within a multi-office environment.
  • Ability to work effectively in a culturally and educationally diverse environment.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Normal office environment and schedule.

Capability to lift at least twenty-five pounds repeatedly.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements. 

https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=ROPESGRAY&cws=41&rid=1833

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Youth Program Coordinator, Gaylord Memorial Library, South Hadley, MA

SOUTH HADLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY

GAYLORD BRANCH

YOUTH PROGRAM COORDINATOR

The Town of South Hadley seeks qualified applicants for the position of Youth Program Coordinator at the Gaylord Memorial Library. The successful candidate must be organized, driven to provide excellent customer service, committed to teamwork, and display initiative to maintain and improve upon the efficiency and effectiveness of public library services. The Gaylord Library is a branch of the South Hadley Public Library.

 

The Youth Program Coordinator is responsible for maintaining and improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of children and teen services. This position works 15 hours per week at $14.35 per hour.

 

This is a union position with a work schedule that includes evening and weekend hours. Please review the full job description for a complete list of duties and responsibilities. The job description is listed with the job posting on the town's website

 

Posting will be active until position is filled.

To submit an application please visit our website at www.southhadley.org/jobs

The Town of South Hadley is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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Head of Acquisitions, American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, MA

AMERICAN ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY

Position Available - Head of Acquisitions

 

 

Founded in 1812, the American Antiquarian Society is a learned society that supports a preeminent national research library specializing in American history, life, and culture from settlement through the year 1876 The library serves a world-wide community of scholars. The Society is committed to maintaining a level of outstanding reference service to its readers and other library constituents that has been our hallmark for decades.

 

 

JOB TITLE: Head of Acquisitions

DEPARTMENT: Acquisitions               

REPORTS TO: Marcus A. McCorison Librarian

SUPERVISES: Acquisitions Department staff

FLSA: Non-exempt

Date: 5/4/2018

 

POSITION: The American Antiquarian Society seeks a talented individual to lead a team of one full-time and two part-time acquisitions assistants in a busy department that performs core services for the Society. The head of acquisitions will manage and supervise all the functions of the acquisitions department, including overseeing the collections purchasing budget and ensuring that all newly acquired collections have a basic accession record.

 

The Society is considering a merger of the acquisitions department and the cataloging department into an integrated technical services division. The incumbent will have a direct role in envisioning and facilitating that transition. Within the first six to eight months, the head of acquisitions will be expected to conduct a comprehensive review of procedures to identify department needs and make recommendations to improve efficiency where possible.

 

The position is open September 1, 2018 and will have a six-week training period with the current head before her retirement in October. 

 

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate the acquisition, cataloging, processing, and funding of all library materials acquired by purchase and donation.
  • Establish and document departmental priorities and procedures.
  • Maintain departmental records, files, and statistics.
  • Manage the expenditures, by appropriate use of funding from the endowment, gift and grant funds.
  • Work closely with curators and assist with monitoring their budgets, and coordinate with other departments, vendors, and donors as appropriate.
  • Train and supervise department personnel, and review work. Conduct semi-annual performance reviews to set goals and objectives.
  • Catalog the pre-1900 books, graphic arts, and manuscripts prior to inclusion in the Voyager module.

 

 

SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS:

  • Prepare Voyager purchase orders and invoices when necessary for timely workflow.
  • Request catalog records for serials when necessary.
  • Supervise the creation of all reports requested by Curators and Senior Managers.
  • Participate in meetings for managers and the collection development committee.
  • Supervise the handling of any duplicates or returns, and document as necessary.
  • May serve a shift on the reference desk.
  • Perform other duties as needed.

 

 

TRAVEL: National

 

 

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIRED - The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Demonstrated competence with online library systems, particularly Ex Libris' Voyager' system   
  • Knowledge of MARC format, AACR2/RDA and OCLC.
  • Supervisory experience and/or ability to lead a diverse team in order to achieve departmental and institutional goals.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and interpersonal skills to work with a variety of constituents, including staff, donors, and vendors.
  • Ability to plan workflows or projects.
  • Previous work in a library setting with rare materials strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of American History and American Literature desirable.  

 

 

EDUCATION: B.A. required; MLS or MLIS strongly preferred

 

 

CERTIFICATES/ LICENSES REQUIRED: n/a

 

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

  • Ability to read, understand, speak and write in Standard English
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English with individuals in person, over the telephone, and via the printed word 
  • Knowledge of foreign languages is helpful, but not required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.

 

Duties require periods of standing, walking, sitting. Duties require occasional periods of climbing or balancing, pulling/pushing items including book trucks with materials, lifting/carrying items weighing up to approximately 30 lbs., reaching with arms and hands. Vision and hearing at or correctable to "normal ranges." Other physical tasks include use of hands for basic grasping/manipulation, use of hands for fine manipulation, occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, keyboarding. Physical duties are subject to change. Must be able to transport oneself to work-related meetings, workshops, conferences, etc.

Applicants, as well as position incumbents, who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case by case basis.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Most duties are performed indoors in office environment with artificial light and cool, thermostatically controlled temperatures. The noise level is low. May be exposed to dust, mold, and/or other organic material or other irritants. Hazards are considered minor and controllable.

 

 

COMPENSATION: This is a non-exempt full time, 35 hour per week position, M-F; $50,000--$60,000. Benefits include paid vacation, sick and personal time, health insurance, retirement, life and disability insurance, and professional development.

 

 

 

Submit a letter of application, resume and three non-relative references electronically to cmackey@mwa.org with "Head of Acquisitions" in the subject line. The American Antiquarian Society is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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Cataloger, American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, MA

AMERICAN ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY

Position Available - Immediate Opening for full-time Cataloger

 

Founded in 1812, the American Antiquarian Society is a learned society that supports a preeminent national research library specializing in American history, life, and culture from settlement through the year 1876. The library serves a world-wide community of scholars. The Society is committed to maintaining a level of outstanding reference service to its readers and other library constituents that has been our hallmark for decades.

 

JOB TITLE: Cataloger

DEPARTMENT: Cataloging                 

REPORTS TO: Project Cataloger and Senior Cataloger for Rare Books 

SUPERVISES: n/a

FLSA: Non-exempt

Date: 5/4/2018

 

POSITION
The cataloger provides both original cataloging and complex copy cataloging of 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century monographs. The cataloger will spend 50% of time as a member of the Society's grant-funded North American Imprints Program(NAIP) staff, enhancing to rare-book level MARC records for pre-1841U.S. imprints. The cataloger will also spend 50% of time cataloging modern materials and assisting in a variety of projects intended to make accessible the Society's monograph collections. The position reports to the Society's Project Cataloger and to the Society's Senior Cataloger for Rare Books.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Create original rare-book level MARC records following AACR2 and DCRM(B) standards; enhance   existing MARC records to rare-book level
  • Provide RDA copy-cataloging for recently-published monographs acquired by the library
  • Provide AACR2 original and copy-cataloging for 19th- and 20th-century monographs

 

SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS

Additional duties as assigned

 

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIRED
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Applicants should have excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Experience with the MARC format, OCLC, AACR2 and RDA is expected
  • Experience with Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Books) is desired
  • Familiarity with Ex Libris' Voyager integrated library system is desired
  • Bibliographic knowledge of Western European languages; reading knowledge of one or more Western European language
  • Familiarity with name authority control and the LC Name Authority File is desired

 

EDUCATION: MLS / MLIS

 

CERTIFICATES/LICENSES REQUIRED: None

 

TRAVEL: National

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Duties require periods of standing, walking, and sitting. Duties require occasional periods of climbing or balancing, pulling/pushing items including book trucks with materials, lifting/carrying items weighing up to approximately 30 lbs., reaching with arms and hands. Vision and hearing at or correctable to "normal ranges." Other physical tasks include use of hands for basic grasping/manipulation, use of hands for fine manipulation, occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, key-boarding. Physical duties are subject to change. Must be able to transport oneself to work-related meetings, workshops, conferences, etc.

Applicants, as well as position incumbents, who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case by case basis.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Most duties are performed indoors in office environment with artificial light and cool, thermostatically controlled temperatures. The noise level is low. May be exposed to dust, mold, and/or other organic material or other irritants. Hazards are considered minor and controllable.

 

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, understand, speak and write in standard English;

Ability to communicate effectively in English with individuals in person, over the telephone, and via the printed word

 

  

COMPENSATION: This is a non-exempt full time, 35 hour week position.  Starting salary $45,000. Benefits include paid vacation, sick and personal time, health insurance, retirement, life and disability insurance, and professional development.

  

 

To apply: Submit a letter of application, resume and three non-relative references electronically to cmackey@mwa.org with "CATALOGER" in the subject line. The American Antiquarian Society is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. 

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Assessment & Planning Project Manager, Harvard Library, Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Library is currently recruiting for the position of Assessment and Planning Project Manager.

 

Reporting to the Harvard Library Head of Assessment and Program Management, the Project Manager will be part of a four person team supporting assessment and project management activities of the 30+ libraries that make up the Harvard Library. This position plays an important role in advancing cross library/ school programs and initiatives and shaping the future of the Harvard Library.

 

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

 

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Library Media Specialist, Stoneham Central Middle School, Stoneham, MA

A highly qualified candidate will be state certified as a school librarian, have completed a teacher preparation program/ educational degree, and hold a master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or from a master's level program in library and information studies. 

REPORTS TO: Building Principal and Director of Instructional Technology.

SUPERVISES: If applicable, paraprofessional(s) who comprise the school library staff and volunteers, student assistants.

Please send a cover letter and resume to rcronin@stonehamschools.org.

JOB GOALS:

  • To ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information
  • To empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, ethical users of information
  • To instill a love of learning in all students and ensure equitable access to information
  • To collaborate with classroom teachers to design and implement units of instruction, assess student learning
  • To align the School Library Program (SLP) with the mission, goals, and objectives of the school / school district

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Teacher work year 

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with district policies. 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES TEACHER:

  • collaborates with classroom teachers as a partner in the instructional process
  • collaborates to design, teach, and assess learning experiences that incorporate inquiry learning, information literacies in their formats, critical thinking and self-assessment
  • provides and plans professional development
  • promotes a love of reading and lifelong learning
  • promotes instructional technology to improve learning
  • teaches students to build on prior knowledge to construct new knowledge 

LEADER:

  • serves on decision making teams, school improvement and accreditation activities; presenting at meetings
  • benchmarks the SLP to school, state, and national standards
  • stays current in professional practices, educational research; maintains active professional memberships
  • advocates for SLP through an effective public relations program
  • collects and analyzes data to improve instruction; demonstrates correlations between the SLP and student achievement
  • administers the SLP budget to support program goals
  • participates in the recruiting, hiring, training and supervising of library staff and volunteers.

SCHOOL LIBRARIAN:

  • fosters a creative, flexible environment so that the school library is an essential part of the learning community
  • develops and maintains resources appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, and instructional strategies of the school community
  • cooperates and networks with other libraries/agencies
  • establishes procedures for selection, acquisition, circulation, resource sharing of resources in all formats
  • evaluates, promotes and uses existing and emerging technologies to support teaching and learning
  • promotes the ethical use of information: copyright, fair use, and licensing of intellectual property
  • in cooperation with the front office, maintains the schedule of the library facility

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Talking Book Services Librarian, Worcester Public Library, Worcester, MA

The Worcester Public Library is seeking candidates for the position of Talking Book Services Librarian! 

This is a professional position working under the supervision of the Head of the Worcester Talking Book Library with overall oversight by the Head Librarian. This position is responsible for outreach, cataloging, and readers' advisory services for individuals with a visual, physical or reading disability and involves collaborating with those organizations that serve them. This position also includes supervisory responsibility as assigned. The ideal person in this position will possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills and have experience working with diverse populations in an urban environment.

SALARY: $45,750.17 - $67,915.63 annually; $21.92 - $32.54 hourly

For a Full Job Description Visit: mywpl.org/jobs-wpl

The deadline has been extended to May 18.

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Cataloger, Worcester Public Library, Worcester, MA

Did you know, the Worcester Public Library serves the second largest city in New England? Did you also know that the WPL has close to 1 Million items in our collection system wide!? If you thought about becoming a team member of a library our size, Worcester Public Library might be the right fit for you. See your next open door to opportunity below, and feel free to share this within your networks respectively!

The Worcester Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated and resourceful candidate for the position of Cataloging Librarian! This is a professional position under the immediate supervision of the Head of Knowledge and Access Resource Management Services (KARMS), and under the overall direction of the Associate Director. The individual in this role will be responsible for cataloging materials in all formats and all subject areas, including special collections materials, and will perform original and enhanced cataloging activities in support of the needs of the entire Worcester Public Library system. The ideal person in this position will possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills and have experience working with diverse populations in an urban community.

For a Full Job Description Visit: http://mywpl.org/jobs-wpl

SALARY: $45,750.17 - $67,915.63 annually; $21.92 - $32.54 hourly

The deadline has been extended to May 18.

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Library Media Specialist, Washington Central Supervisory Union #32, Montpelier, VT

Sassy, spirited, and social justice minded teacher-librarian from Central Vermont seeks an innovative, intelligent, and talented co-captain to work aboard a lively school library serving middle and high school students. 
Co-captain requirements include:
  • An understanding of digital and analog technologies (you know your way around both a #hashtag and an HDMI adapter)
  • A love and appreciation for humans aged 12-18
  • An open and approachable personality
  • A sense of humor is a priority
  • A love of reading. Not picky about what genres but a plus if you've recently read some standout YA
  • You not only put the media in Library Media, you put in the multimedia!
  • Fluency in Google Apps and information literacy is expected
Please see the official posting on SchoolSpring to more information and to apply. 
 
For more information about our wonderful library, please visit the U32 Library website.   
 
Position will remain open until filled.

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Youth Services Librarian, Whitinsville Social Library, Northbridge, MA

The Town of Northbridge is seeking candidates for a full-time (35 hours a week) Youth Services Librarian at Whitinsville Social Library.

 

Primary responsibilities:

  • Develop, promote and moderate programming and events for ages infants through high school
  • Collection development, maintenance and cataloging of children's and young adult books, DVDs, kits and other materials
  • Provide direct customer service to patrons of all ages with a focus on patrons under the age of 18 and their caregivers
  • Maintain and adhere to all aspects of the youth services budget, spending and deadlines
  • Outreach to local preschools, public schools, businesses, and community organizations to promote the library through community engagement
  • Demonstrate to patrons how to use self-service options including using their online library accounts and library apps, registering for events & museum passes and downloading e-books & e-audiobooks
  • Coordinator and supervisor for high school volunteers
  • In absence of Library Director, will manage staff, volunteers, and patrons and assumes responsibility for the building and activities therein

 

Flexible schedule year round is required, includes nights and Saturdays.

 

The work is detailed and fast-paced, especially in the summer. Must be able to prioritize tasks and increase output without losing accuracy. Must be able to work independently and with people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds from the community. Job involves sitting, standing, walking and using stairs.

 

Starting salary is $48,817 and includes benefits.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in library and information science from an ALA accredited institution
  • 1 year of supervisory experience
  • 1 year working in library youth services
  • Knowledge of children and young adult literature
  • Outgoing, creative & energetic
  • Experience with Integrated Library Systems
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with downloadable media & devices
  • 5 years of computer experience
  • Experience with personal computers, Internet/browsers (especially Chrome) & printers
  • Ability to use alpha-numeric organizational schemes
  • Experienced with arts & crafts, marketing, and social media management
  • Personal transportation to professional development workshops, outreach events and other required travel
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, stand for up to 5 hour, repeatedly bend and stoop to reach shelves, and work under very noisy conditions for up to 1 hour.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience using Evergreen ILS including cataloging and circulation functions
  • Grant writing experience
  • Experience with teen advisory boards
  • Experience with book ordering on INGRAM
  • Uses apps on a mobile device
  • Reads for enjoyment
  • Frequent public library patron

 

Interested applicants must submit completed Town of Northbridge employment application, cover letter and resume to:

Library Manager Rebecca Sasseville - rsasseville@cwmars.org

Subject: Youth Services Librarian Application

Whitinsville Social Library,

17 Church Street

Whitinsville, MA  01588. 

 

Town of Northbridge employment application can be downloaded at http://tinyurl.com/WSLEMPAPP0717

 

Deadline is Thursday, May 31, 2018 by midnight.

 

Position will not be filled no earlier than July 1, 2018.

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Librarian, Fuld + Company, Boston, MA

Librarian & Information Services Part-time

Fuld + Company, a global strategic consulting & advisory firm headquartered in Boston, MA. With over 35 years of experience and offices on three continents, Fuld + Company developed many of the strategic analysis and competitive intelligence techniques used by companies worldwide. Through deep research, penetrating analysis, and strategic advisory expertise, our team helps the Global 1000 identify and solve their tactical and strategic challenges.

Position Overview

Our Librarian & Information Services will provide secondary research to support firm-wide client engagements and, to a lesser degree, business development efforts. This position interacts with consultants in our Boston office using an extensive collection of internal and external resources to gather, filter, synthesize, organize, package and deliver business and competitive intelligence.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct ad hoc searches on a variety of industries, companies, and other business-related topics using Factiva, Dialog, LEXIS-NEXIS, and other subscription databases.
  • Assist in the synthesis of information in some instances
  • Conduct searches for relevant individuals who will be contacted and interviewed by colleagues conducting primary research
  • Support business development efforts as needed
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of new and innovative information resources
  • Share this knowledge and/or provide end-user training to improve search skills and expand knowledge of resources they can use themselves, as well as those available to the Librarian
  • Working with the Controller, participate in vendor negotiations and stay abreast of pricing/subscription structure changes

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • A Master's degree in Library Science
  • 3 (three) years of business and competitive intelligence research experience in a corporate or professional services environment
  • Advanced online research skills using Factiva, Dialog, Lexis-Nexis, Hoovers
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including SharePoint
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, customer service skills, excellent oral and written communication, self-motivation, attention to detail, and ability to adapt to change and balance competing demands

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to hr@fuld.com

FULD + Company is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. FULD + Company does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, political affiliation, political philosophy, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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Multiple Positions, Special Collections, Smith College, Northampton, MA

Special Collections is hiring for 6 new positions, 5 of which are in relation to the Access to Collections project (limited term). The A2C project is "a transformative backlog project" that will be going on for the next 3 years. The sixth position will be the Metadata and Technical Services Archivist (permanent).
Having a MLS isn't required and the committee is "actively seeking the most inclusive and diverse pool of candidates."
Active review of the applications began on May 1st, but the search committee has said that they will be accepting more applications through May 9th. 
More information about the positions, Beth and Christie, and Special Collections can be found on the Smith Libraries website which will link you to the actual job descriptions.

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Library & Research Services Manager, Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP, Boston, MA

The Library and Research Services Manager is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day research and knowledge management functions across the Firm. Additional responsibilities include the management of traditional library materials, attorney training, and practice group outreach. This position will establish the Research Services department as a resource for forward thinking information solutions designed to serve the needs of the Firm and its clients.

Job Functions:

  • Establish and direct the strategic goals of the Research Services department.
  • Create strong relationships with attorneys and department leaders to understand how Research Services can align itself with the priorities of the practice groups.
  • Set and meet exemplary service standards.
  • Serve as a resource for special projects directed by the practice groups.
  • Consult with Practice Group Leaders to strategize and implement internal process improvements to advance the collection and dissemination of knowledge and research across the firm.
  • Participate in Firm efforts to synchronize work product and support best practices in the management of Firm data.
  • Develop and implement training programs that reinforce most successful research strategies.
  • Manage the technical services and research functions of the department.
  • Identify and investigate industry trends proactively to help the Firm identify knowledge gaps for development.
  • Ensure the value of the Firm's investment in research tools through continuous monitoring and development of the print and digital collection as well as alternatives in the marketplace.
  • Oversee service providers to ensure standards of excellence are consistently met.
  • Participate in cross departmental improvement efforts with peers in the administrative areas of the Firm.
  • Aggressively manage costs; prepare and manage the annual Research Services budget.

Essential Management Competencies:

  • Delegate, coach, encourage, and motivate staff to attain their highest levels of achievement, productivity, and work satisfaction. Identify and support all training and development.
  • Use leadership skills to establish effective working relationships throughout the Firm, encourage teamwork, and build consensus in order to meet or exceed departmental standards and Firm objectives.
  • Maintain active lines of communication within and between departments to share knowledge and support collaborative efforts, organizational change, and goal achievement. Develop a committed, competent, and professional staff that works in an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect.
  • Maintain sophisticated level of research skills through continuous training and current awareness of new developments, trends and resources.
  • Collaborate with other members of management to ensure departmental and organizational change is effective, efficient, and aligned with the Firm's strategic goals

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in a law firm or professional services setting.
  • MS in Library Science, MS in Information Science, or JD preferred.
  • 1-3 years of management experience.
  • Advanced proficiency in modern legal research technologies and Knowledge Management strategies.
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities and complete diverse assignments on a timely basis.
  • Strong business acumen with a proven track record of leading organizational improvements.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must have minimal physical mobility. Position may occasionally require standing, walking, reaching, and lifting up to 15 pounds.
  • Must have the ability to operate equipment such as a computer and copy machine.
  • Must have the ability to communicate clearly and to read and follow detailed instructions.
  • Must have the ability to prepare assorted documents and other related materials.
  • Must have the ability to work in stressful conditions under time deadlines. 

For more information, click here or here.

Applicants can apply directly on https://talent.choate.com.

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Executive Director, Albacore Park, Portsmouth, NH

The Portsmouth Submarine Memorial Association (PSMA) seeks an Executive Director. This is a hands-on position focused on the current and future management of Albacore Park. PSMA owns a 7-acre park in Portsmouth where the historic submarine USS ALBACORE is on display in a dry basin. The park is open to visitors and includes a small museum, gift shop and memorial garden. The park is staffed by the Executive Director, a full-time Operations Manager and part-time employees who support ongoing interpretation to the 40,000 annual park visitors. The park is open year round, seven days a week except for a short period in the winter when it is open only on weekends.

The Executive Director oversees the operations and maintenance of the submarine, park, museum and gift shop and supports the Board of Directors, in advancing the continuation of the Park as a long-term, sustainable museum and attraction. Members of the Board of Directors are actively engaged in a variety of activities related to the park and the submarine.

The ideal candidate will have experience in marketing and managing a small museum complex whose income is derived almost entirely from admission charges and retail sales.

Applications will be screened as they are received. Currently it is planned to conduct telephone interviews beginning in late May-early June and in person interviews by mid-summer.

The position will remain open until filled.

A more complete job description and background information and application procedure is on our website at http://ussalbacore.org/directorposition.htm

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Assessment & Planning Project Manager, Harvard Library, Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Library is currently recruiting  for the position of Assessment and Planning Project Manager.

 

Reporting to the Harvard Library Head of Assessment and Program Management, the Project Manager will be part of a four person team supporting assessment and project management activities of the 30+ libraries that make up the Harvard Library. This position plays an important role in advancing cross library/ school programs and initiatives and shaping the future of the Harvard Library.

 

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

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Director of Operations, Museum L-A, Lewiston, ME

Museum L-A seeks full-time Director of Operations to join a dynamic and growing institution. This newly established position reports to the Executive Director to shape, guide and execute the creation of exceptional programming and visitor experience and develop a community gathering place to celebrate accomplishments of community while inspiring for the future.

S/he needs to be an innovative, entrepreneurial, experienced and visionary museum leader, imaginative in exhibit design, and demonstrate a passion for engaging others in a high-quality experience that is financially sustainable. Commitment to and understanding of the local communities and their role in state, regional and national impacts is important. Museum experience preferred but not required, five years of management experience needed.

Send resume, cover letter, references, salary requirement to: Rachel Desgrosseilliers: rachel@museumla.org.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Library Assistant Director, Regina Library, Rivier University, Nashua, NH

Manage day-to-day services and functions of the Regina Library circulation, reference and technical services departments, in collaboration with the Library Director. Coordinate the information literacy and library instruction programs; participate in providing the full range of library reference services to library patrons; participate in library liaison and collection development activities. 

General Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the functions and services of the library circulation and reference departments including supervising staff.
  • 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 various reference resource materials.
  • Lead the library's information literacy/library instruction team, in collaboration with University faculty.
  • Supervise and assist as needed with the management of electronic library information services, systems and materials, including the integrated library system, the electronic resources management system, electronic journals, e-books and streaming media.
  • Supervise and assist as needed with a full range of professional acquisitions, serials and cataloging functions.
  • Supervise and assist as needed with interlibrary loan (ILL).
  • Confer regularly with staff to plan, coordinate and evaluate projects, systems, and services.
  • Assign and review work, resolve issues in collaboration with staff as necessary.
  • Lead/participate in the libraries' marketing, outreach and programming efforts.
  • Collaborate with the Director on managing the library's budgets, and in generating library policies, reports, and in general planning.
  • Serve on University committees as designated.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required: Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA Accredited Program required; three to five years of progressively responsible relevant experience, including supervisory experience of library staff; some academic library reference experience; or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired. Knowledge of library circulation systems. Library instruction experience as well as familiarity with information literacy concepts and assessment, including the ACRL Information Literacy Frameworks. 

Excellent customer service, administrative, planning and management skills. Strong writing skills. Ability to interact professionally and effectively with library patrons, faculty and staff, including good interviewing, teaching, and presentation skills. Working knowledge of library systems, cataloging standards, print serials, acquisitions, interlibrary loan, e-books, e-journals, research databases and collection development. 

Preferred: Second master's degree in any subject area. Experience with creating and editing LibGuides and online tutorials. Some experience with collection development and writing reports. Webpage editing skills. Accounting/budget management experience. Knowledge of copyright guidelines, particularly as they relate to libraries. Experience with some or all of the following: library systems, cataloging, interlibrary loan and acquisitions. 

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: Library Assistant Director or e-mail to jobs@rivier.edu

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

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Branch Manager, Hartford Public Library, Hartford, CT

Hartford Public Library seeks a person who has overall responsibility and accountability of all functions of a library branch. This includes the management of the public service operations including circulation, adult services, youth services, and security. This position is also accountable for training, scheduling and evaluating staff and assists in short-term and long-term planning in the assigned branch. The Branch Manager works with the development of the branch's collections and programming efforts, and supports in all areas of administration.

This position ensures the highest level of service is provided by staff to all customers. 

Master's in Library Science or Master's in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution required. Currently pursuing a MLS/MLIS or willing to earn within 2 years will be considered. Minimum three years of increasingly responsible leadership experience in a public library. Minimum of two years of supervisory experience is required. 

Position includes evening, and weekend assignments. 

View the complete job description and requirements at hplct.org/about/job-openings. Required online application.

Open until filled. EEO.

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Research Data Management Librarian, Sciences, Harvard Library, Cambridge, MA

Harvard Library is seeking a creative and self-motivated individual to help define and launch research data services focused on science and engineering. The Research Data Management Librarian for the Sciences (RDML) will help develop and coordinate research data management services with the office of the Director of Library Digital Strategies and Innovation.

New outreach and programming developed by the RDML will demonstrate an understanding the research landscape, the role of campus partnerships, and the capabilities and limits of library support. The RDML will work with relevant stakeholders in developing policies, guidelines and workflows of data management services to ensure good research practice, protection of intellectual property, proper storage and security of research data, compliance with relevant regulations, and appropriate access to research data. The RDML for the Sciences reports to the Director of Science and Engineering Library Services.

Full posting information available here.

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Evening Librarian, Bay State College Library, Boston, MA

Evening Librarian, Summer 2018 (Temporary contract position), Bay State College Library

The Bay State College Library is seeking an evening librarian for the 2018 summer term.

This position is ideal for a recent library school graduate who is looking to gain experience in many different aspects of academic librarianship.

The core responsibilities of this position include:

  • Assisting students and faculty with in-depth research questions in person and through email, as well as answering basic reference and directional questions
  • Conducting a library orientation for the evening English class
  • Troubleshooting minor computer, Microsoft Office, and printer problems
  • Circulating library materials to students and faculty
  • Other projects or duties as assigned by the Librarian, such as copy cataloging, LibGuides editing, and collection development

Qualifications
Requirements:

  • MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited library science program
  • Availability Mondays and Wednesdays, 4pm-10pm, from May 21st-August 8th, 2018
  • Excellent search skills (including periodical databases, the web, and library catalogs)
  • Ability to problem solve and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Education: MLS

Salary: $16/hour

Closing Date: 05/07/2018

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should forward a letter of interest and current resume to Jessica Neave, jneave@baystate.edu. No phone calls, please.

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Director, Vermont Marble Museum, Inc. Proctor, VT

The Vermont Marble Museum seeks a Director to oversee its operations at its location in Proctor, Vermont. The Museum, opened as a non-profit organization in 2014, is housed in the Vermont Marble Company's original facilities, and displays the rich history of the marble industry in Vermont and the nation. In particular, it focuses on the economic, cultural, architectural and geologic impacts of marble in the United States over the past 150 years.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the oversight of all aspects of the Museum, including daily operations, budget and finance, marketing, facilities management, public relations and staff supervision. The candidate should have a background in museum or public attraction management with particular skills in marketing, information technology, social media, budgeting and development.

A bachelors' degree or equivalent is required. Personal skills required include excellent interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to motivate and inspire staff and to interface effectively with the local community and the state as a whole.

The Museum Director will be deeply involved with the Board of Directors in 're-imagining' the Museum going forward to ensure its long-term relelvance and value to the community it serves. A complete compensation package will be offered based upon the candidate's background and experience. This position is available immediately.

For furthrer information, please contact Victoria Young at 802-236-7235.

A current resume will be required.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Librarian, Collections Development, Redwood Library & Athenaeum, Newport, RI

The Redwood Library seeks an energetic, professionally-engaged, and user-centered Collection Development Librarian to join a small, highly-collaborative library team. Reporting to the Director of Library Services, this entry-level or early-career position coordinates the ordering of print and digital resources, assesses outdated and obsolete material for deaccessioning, evaluates donations, and plans the general collection budget.  They will respond to patron questions on general collections as well as contributing to wider public service and social media duties shared among the staff.

The library has recently redesigned its organizational structure and refocused its commitment to collection management and community outreach. As part of this the incoming Collection Development Librarian will work closely with the Director of Library Services and the Technical Services Librarian to design a wide-ranging assessment of legacy collections. The Collection Development Librarian will have wide latitude to implement this project plan, which will include a strong component of active weeding based upon principles in the collection management plan. Working with and supervising the Technical Services Librarian, the Collection Development Librarian will oversee the processing and rehousing of undercataloged materials. They will also hire, train, and manage project staff and interns as available.

Responsibilities:

  1. Designs and implements collection development policies in consultation with library staff and with, and as staff liaison, to the Library Committee.
  2. Oversees the selection, acquisition, and informational dissemination of new books and materials while tracking all invoices within the parameters of the book funds and overall book collections budget.
  3. Provides an ongoing and through evaluation of the circulating and reference library collection in terms of material quality, content, and condition, recommending subjects for further acquisition or de-accessioning within the mission and collection development policies of the Redwood.
  4. Regularly receives reference and information requests via telephone, mail, e-mail, or personal contact and provides research or referrals using appropriate printed and non-printed sources.
  5. Oversees the organization, location and shelving of the collection, book shifts and moving of materials, including systematic review of the circulating and general reference shelving to assure good order is maintained.
  6. Oversees budget recommendations for the acquisition and collection development of the circulating and general reference library.
  7. Coordinates donations of collections in conjunction with the Special Collections Librarian and/or the Library Committee.
  8. Oversees and coordinates semi-annual (currently 2 per year) book sales and bookstore inventory.
  9. Supervises 2 FTE (Technical Services Librarian and Technical Services Library Assistant) and one part-time Library Project Assistant; may supervise project staff and interns.
  10. Oversees technical services, which includes serials, acquisitions, cataloging, processing, maintenance of library materials, discarding of books and materials.
  11. Represents the Redwood in local, regional and national library organizations; maintains professional
  12. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

  1. MLIS from and ALA-accredited institution.
  2. Current knowledge of general library practices and procedures.
  3. Specific knowledge in the areas of print and electronic collection development and reference services.
  4. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form.
  5. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Productivity Products.
  6. Ability to supervise the work of others.
  7. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

 

Recommended:

  1. 1-year experience providing reference and/or collections-focused service in a public or academic library.
  2. Experience managing budgets.
  3. Willingness to engage in regional and national professional organizations.
  4. Working knowledge of 18th and 19th century American history and fine arts. 

 

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience; benefits package is competitive.

Procedures: Please send a cover letter, vita, and list of references to redwood@redwoodlibrary.org with the Subject, "Collection Development Librarian."

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin June 4, 2018. The posting will remain open until the position is filled.

Earliest Start Date: July 1, 2018

The Redwood is a historically-significant membership library Newport, Rhode Island. The oldest library in the country in continuous use and still in its original building, it is now both a National Historic Landmark and an actively lending 21st-century library. Founded in 1747 on the principle of "having nothing in view but the good of mankind," its mission continues over 270 years later.  The Redwood serves both its members and the general public, providing traditional library services as well as special programs, exhibitions and events.

Newport, Rhode Island, is a lovely historic coastal town in Rhode Island. As one of the first settlements in the Colony, it is notable for the density of Colonial homes in its historic district and the records of its liberal intellectual and religious history, as embodied in the Redwood Library, the Touro Synagogue, and the Newport Historical Society. Its Gilded Age history is told, in part, by magnificent mansions lining Bellevue Ave. A bustling tourist sector in the Summer supports a thriving restaurant and music culture throughout the year. Located 40 minutes south of Providence, the city is easily accessible from the Island and vice versa.

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Reference Librarian, Framingham State University, Framingham, MA

Framingham State University is recruiting for a Reference Librarian (Contracted position.)

The link that candidates may apply is below:

https://framingham.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=96988

Job Description:

Framingham State University is seeking applicants for a part-time Reference Librarian position for two evenings per week 5pm to 10pm (Tuesday and Thursday) and during the Academic Year, Saturdays 12pm to 5pm.

EXAMPLES OF SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Assist students and faculty with research questions using print, online databases and other electronic sources. 
  • Assist in maintaining and troubleshooting public computers and printers. 
  • Teach Library Instruction classes upon request. 
  • Other related projects will be assigned.


Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MLS degree
  • Familiarity with electronic databases.
  •  Ability to train students in the use of technology for research.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to work in a team setting. 
  • Computer literacy, including familiarity with Microsoft office suite and social media. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Reference and Library Instruction experience.
  • Academic Library experience.


Additional Information:

This is a part-time, non-benefited, contractor position, not to exceed 18 hours/week. The hourly rate is $17.00. The schedule is Tuesday and Thursday 5pm-10pm and Saturday 12pm-5pm. 

Framingham State University conducts criminal history and sexual offender record checks on recommended finalists prior to final employment for all positions.

Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.


Application Instructions:

Candidates must apply online by submitting a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

For full consideration, application materials must be received by May 11, 2018.

Framingham State University only accepts application materials through our online application system. We are unable to accept application materials through mail, email, fax, or hand delivery. If you experience technical issues with the online application process, please submit a helpdesk ticket.

Framingham State University understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance, please contact the Human Resources Office at 508-626-4530 or humanresources@framingham.edu.

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Staff Librarian, Reference/Teen Services, Concord Free Public Library, Concord, MA

Staff Librarian for Reference/Teen Services

Town of Concord, MA

The Town of Concord is seeking a full-time Staff Librarian (40 hours/week) with a specialization in reference and teen services to provide reference, collection development, programming and outreach services. 

Requires equivalent to Master's in Library Science w/1+ years of progressively responsible experience.  

Must have excellent organizational, communication, and technology skills. 

Experience conducting programs and working with teens in a library setting is highly desired. 

Starting Salary Range: $50,592 - $63,465; Full Range to $76,337. 

Job description and application materials are available at https://ma-concord.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/13841

Application Deadline: 5/18/2018 @ Noon

To obtain further information, visit

www.concordma.gov/hr or contact HR, Town House,

978-318-3026. EOE

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Executive Director of Teti Library at NHIA, Manchester, NH

POSITION TITLE: Executive Director of Teti Library

DEPARTMENT: Teti Library

SUPERVISES: Full-time and part-time staff, work-study students

PAY GRADE: Salary, Exempt

WORK SCHEDULE: Full time, 12 months

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Executive Director is a dynamic, positive presence on campus: engaging students, faculty, and staff with NHIA's robust resources to improve student learning and professional skills in a variety of areas. The Executive Director provides leadership of the Teti Library and Special Collections, Academic Support, and Career Services, that in collaboration with Academic Technology, supports the academic needs of the undergraduate, graduate, and professional development programs of the college. 

RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following duties

  • Oversees the strategic vision of the library and academic support services; drives innovation and high-impact student success efforts.
  • Provides leadership to the Library, Academic Support, and Career Services staff to ensure a holistic approach to the support of learning at NHIA. Collaborates with Academic Technology.
  • Curates, promotes, and adapts NHIA's collections and academic services to meet the needs of its students and curriculum. Recommends improvements and assesses the collections' long and short term needs with regard to personnel, facilities, equipment, security, space and storage planning.
  • Manages the day-to-day operations and short and long-term planning of the Teti Library and its Special Collections. Responsible for staff recruitment, training and supervision.
  • Revises, updates and administers library policies and procedures. Creates and manages the library budget.
  • Manages access to the collections of the library through oversight of cataloguing, processing, and preservation.
  • Places high priority on Information & Visual Literacy Instruction, educating students and mentoring faculty in best practices for research and fully utilizing the resources available in and beyond the Library. Designs and provides instructional classes utilizing digital, monographic and primary resource materials from the Teti Library, Special Collections, and institutional archives.
  • Promotes the use and access to Special Collection materials. Special Collection subjects include, but are not limited to, 19th and 20th Century photographic history, fine art books and book arts with a focus on photography, ceramics, and 20th and 21st Century illustrations. Engages in special projects involving the Archives and Special Collections. Oversees the cataloging, preservation, and access of NHIA's other art collections.
  • Attends faculty meetings as a full voting member of the Faculty Senate.
  • Represents NHIA on the GMILCS executive Board and the NHCUC Library Committee. Participates in professional associations both locally and nationally.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • ALA accredited MSLIS or MLS with specialized coursework in archival management.
  • 10+ years of progressive library and administrative skills, demonstrated leadership ability.
  • Experience in archives and special collections with additional knowledge of records management, art and writing information resources, and emerging and established technologies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in academic libraries, teaching & learning centers, or related areas of higher education.
  • Degree or other credentialing in arts, design, writing, or related subject areas.
  • Leadership experience in academic areas beyond the library.
  • Library instruction and/or teaching experience.
  • Knowledge of Polaris.

APPLICATION DATE: Priority will be given to applications received prior to May 15, 2018.

START DATE: July 2018

INSTITUTION: About the New Hampshire Institute of Art The New Hampshire Institute of Art (NHIA) is the oldest and largest non-profit arts institution in New Hampshire, founded in 1898 and today offering undergraduate (BFA, Dual Degree BFA/MAT), graduate (MFA, MAT), and community education programs (Youth Arts, Pre-College, Community Education, and Professional Development) serving almost 2,000 students annually on two campuses in Manchester and Sharon/Peterborough, New Hampshire.

NHIA is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). NHIA is also a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD). For more information visit www.nhia.edu. 

How to Apply: NHIA seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply. Interested candidates should email a letter of interest, resume, and 3-5 references (which will not be contacted without prior notice to the candidate), to HR@nhia.edu. The position title must be included in the Subject line of your email. Due to the number of resumes received, only those being considered will be contacted. 

Manchester Campus | 148 Concord Street, Manchester, NH 03104

Sharon Arts Center Campus | 457 NH Route 123, Sharon, NH 03458 844-205-6442 | www.nhia.edu

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Photo Archivist, Boston Globe, Boston, MA

The position is technically part-time, 37.5 hours a week, $14/hour, with no benefits. The position reports to Kim Chapin, the Deputy Director of Photography. The archivist works with two other, full-time, photo archivists who juggle many other needs of the photo department. Some flexibility in working hours is possible depending on the candidate and work load.

The position entails pulling prints and negatives from our archives, scanning them into our archive and adding researched metadata using multiple programs. The photos are then uploaded to the Getty images site so they can be licensed. It is imperative that the archivist has strong research skills and attention to detail. It also involves assorted tasks as needed by the department.

The position will be available late May.

Resumes must be sent to current photo-archivist Olivia Nadel's email address at olivia.nadel@globe.com.

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Program Support Assistant, Needham Free Public Library, Needham Heights, MA

Title: Program Support Assistant II (Reference Librarian, Children's Department)

Position: Part-time

Hours: 14-18 hours a week

Hourly Salary: $22.44 per hour (Schedule C)

 

The Town of Needham is seeking an enthusiastic individual to fill the position of Program Support Assistant II

 

Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):

  • Answer questions regarding collection, the library catalog, databases, readers' advisory services, and other patron inquiries
  • Provide support at the children's reference desk; assisting visitors with their informational needs
  • Coordination and presentation of children's programs

 

Requirements:

To be considered for the position, applicants must have at least:

  • Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS), or currently enrolled in an MLS program
  • Capacity to interact effectively and tactfully with the general public
  • Familiarity with automated library systems
  • Ability to perform detailed work accurately and efficiently
  • Capability to adapt to new technologies as required
  • In depth knowledge of trouble shooting computers and printers
  • Ability to deliver a variety of children's programming; familiarity with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) programming and coding language
  • Schedule includes Tuesday evenings, Friday afternoons and rotating Saturday and Sunday hours.

 

Work Schedule:

Tuesday 5:30pm to 9pm;

Every Friday 1-5:30pm;

Every other Saturday 9am to 5pm;

Every other Sunday 1-7pm until June; every other Sunday 1-5pm for July and August

How to Apply: 

Please forward your cover letter, resume, and Town of Needham Employment Application (http://www.needhamma.gov/DocumentCenter/Home/View/766) in any of the following ways:

 

Email: hr@needhamma.gov

Fax: 781-455-0165

Mail: Human Resources Department, 1471 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA  02492

 

Applications will be accepted until 5 PM on Friday, May 11, 2018.

 

The Town of Needham is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

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Diversity Resident Librarian, UMass Amherst, Amherst, MA

Diversity Resident Librarian

Librarian I or II

Two -Year Term Position

 

UMass Amherst, the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City. The campus provides a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers.

 

As a gateway to knowledge, the UMass Amherst Libraries are key partners in teaching, learning, and research at UMass Amherst and in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Supporting freedom of inquiry, the Libraries foster a diverse and inclusive environment in which to engage with ideas and acquire the critical skills necessary for lifelong learning. 

 

The UMass Amherst Libraries seek a dynamic and innovative Diversity Resident Librarian.  During the first year, the Resident Librarian will have the opportunity to explore and serve in two to three functional areas or fields of librarianship in support of library and campus initiatives.  The specific fields of librarianship will be mutually determined by the Resident's interests and the needs of the Libraries. The Resident will attend meetings of, and become engaged in, professional committees and organizations. In the second year, the Resident will begin to specialize by contributing to two functional areas of his or her choosing, and by developing a foundation for a capstone project.

If mutually agreeable, the optional third year allows the Resident to hone specialization in one area and complete a capstone project, preferably suitable for publication.

Applicants will be required to submit a diversity statement identifying past experiences and future goals: 

  • That helped shape or enhance your understanding of diversity and inclusion. 
  • Specific ways in which your past experiences have incorporated elements of diversity and equity into your teaching, research, and service. 
  • Plans for how you will incorporate them into your future work at this university.

Example of Duties:

  1. Collaborate with colleagues to improve, strengthen, and actively promote library services, content, programs, and initiatives.
  2. Demonstrate a commitment to user-centered services. Be knowledgeable about and actively promote current services, resources, and technologies.
  3. Maintain current awareness of issues and trends impacting higher education and understand how these may affect the Libraries.
  4. Understand and contribute to implementation of departmental and institutional goals for achieving non-discrimination and creating a respectful, inclusive environment that is supportive of diversity.
  5. May be asked to serve on internal library committees as needed, or to represent the Libraries on campus committees, Five College committees, Boston Library Consortium committees, or at other selected professional meetings and conferences.
  6. Work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively to promote teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness within the Libraries and the campus.
  7. Demonstrate, foster, and cultivate a positive, proactive internal and external customer service culture amongst staff and student staff.
  8. Contribute to the profession through active participation in conferences, associations, research, writing, etc.
  9. Perform other related duties as assigned or required to meet department, organizational, and university goals and objectives.

 

Required Qualifications:

  1.  By the time of hire, Master's degree in library sciences - or equivalent degree - from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or its appropriate equivalent in librarianship from another country, or have appropriate equivalent experience.
  2. The successful candidate should possess a strong interest in academic librarianship; excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication and presentation skills; and the ability to be flexible and motivated in the face of changing work assignments, projects, and departments.
  3. Capacity to thrive in an exciting, ambiguous, future-oriented environment, and to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities.
  4. Ability to use technology in creative ways to solve problems and/or facilitate workflow.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively to establish work priorities, set performance expectations, achieve goals, and direct work in constructive, flexible, and cooperative manner, within high-pressure and complex environments.
  6. Demonstrated creativity, initiative, and self-direction.
  7. Ability to contribute to the implementation of departmental and institutional goals for achieving non-discrimination and creating a respectful, inclusive environment that is supportive of diversity.
  8. Ability to contribute toward creating a positive and respectful workplace defined by personal and professional competence, integrity, and collaboration.
  9. Strong service orientation and the ability to meet the public graciously and tactfully.  Strong customer service attitude and initiative.

 

RANK AND SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

 

Application Instructions:

Apply online at http://umass.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=96940 and submit a letter of application, resume, diversity statement and contact information (phone and email) for three professional references by June 1, 2018 for priority consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Earliest appointment date is September 1, 2018.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is strongly committed to excellence and actively supports cultural diversity. As part of a commitment to its own multicultural community, the Libraries seek an individual with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and one who will understand and embrace University initiatives and aspirations. 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.

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Dean's Fellow, Communications, Simmons College, Boston, MA

For more information, click here.

General Administrative Duties

Assist the Administrative Assistant II/Interim Lab Operations Manager, with any and all administrative duties as they may arise, including but not limited to:

  • Serving as a source of information for students, staff, and faculty,

  • Ordering and organizing office supplies,

  • Creating and updating promotional and informational materials, including major and minor lists, catalog copy, department signage, advertisements, brochures, etc.

  • Budget and student worker hour tracking

Triage requests from students, faculty and external parties and relay to the Administrative Assistant II and Interim Operations Manager.

The Dean's Fellow will be supervised by the Administrative Assistant II/Interim Lab Operations Manager, but in addition will have responsibilities for the following tasks and projects:

Ongoing Departmental Projects:

  • Internship Program: Maintain database and tracking system for Communications-related internship opportunities. Assists Internship Coordinator with editing and distributing necessary materials, including the weekly internship newsletter CommJobs.

  • Program Promotion: Develop a departmental Social Media Strategy and implement: maintain social media presence including departmental Facebook, Twitter, YouTube Channel, etc., as well as links to departmental events and course trailers. These channels currently exist, but need to be kept current.

  • CommNotes: Produce monthly Department of Communications newsletter to 400 + current student population. Our departmental newsletter, CommNotes updates students on events around the college and in the department, internship and job opportunities, faculty and student achievements, etc. The template for this exists and the Dean's Fellow would be charged with content development and distribution.

  • Alumnae Communications and Database: Maintain and update existing database (designed and previously updated by the former Lab Manager) and alumnae communications.

  • Event planning: Serve as event planner/point of contact for departmental events including but not limited to the Lambda Pi Eta National Communications Honors Society Induction.

  • CommWorks: [CommWorks has been under the purview of the Assistant Lab Manager for the last 8 years.] The event planning for this event is a labor intensive effort that includes working closely with the faculty coordinator and student designer, and the entire department to oversee all aspects of the event, including:

  • supervise students,

  • collect, organize, and hang work,

  • support student effort to create collateral materials to advertise event,

  • outreach to larger Simmons community and alumnae,

  • arrange food,

  • arrange for work to be removed,

  • create work labels,

  • oversee and organize awards ceremony, etc.,

  • prepare labs in kiosk style for media viewing,

  • managing and maintaining pinup space (year-round, as well as during CommWorks)

  • Department Portfolio Website

    • Responsible for maintaining and updating Department of Communications Website, including program and concentration pages.

    • Works closely with faculty to update design and information architecture in conjunction with Webmaster to redeploy the Wordpress based Communications Portfolio site (which has been offline since the recent web redesign)

    • Organize and support faculty, and accumulate, upload and update

    • student work for portfolio site.

    • Manage Google Drive folders for student work

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Senior Bookkeeper, Preserve Rhode Island, Providence, RI

The ideal candidate will be a self-starting professional with at least 5 years of bookkeeping, accounting and finance experience, including experience gathering, evaluating and presenting financial information to executives and boards.

Responsibilities include: monitoring and controlling the organization's financial activities; ensuring accounting activities comply with appropriate control procedures; managing the organization's books day-to-day; and assisting with budgeting and reporting.

Preserve Rhode Island is an equal opportunity employer.

Read the full job description at www.preserveri.org/who-we-are.

Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume to jobs@preserveri.org by May 14, 2018.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time

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Associate Dean, Library Services, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, MA

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts seeks an innovative and student-centered leader to advance Freel Library's ongoing transformation to a library that promotes 21st century learning, research, teaching, and scholarship.  The Associate Dean will lead the collaborative development of the library's vision and strategic plan, further MCLA's goal of creating a learning commons that promotes active learning and reflection, and advance  initiatives, creative programs, and relevant resources and services to meet College priorities and expand the library's role within the College.

 

As an advocate for the library, the Associate Dean will communicate the library's mission, role, and value within and beyond the MCLA community and develop partnerships to strengthen library resources, expertise, and effectiveness.  The Associate Dean will develop policies, assess the effectiveness of library programs, supervise the faculty librarians and library assistants, advocate for and manage the library budget, direct collection development, further information literacy, promote lifelong and active learning, manage change in technology and scholarship, and create a welcoming library environment that reaches out to MCLA's diverse community.

 

The Associate Dean leads a library of two full-time librarians and four full-time library assistants along with a part-time reference librarian and two part-time library assistants.  The library is a founding member of the new HELM consortium (Higher Education Libraries in Massachusetts), which provides a shared ILS and resources, and a long-standing member of MCCLPHEI (the Massachusetts Commonwealth Consortium of Libraries in Public Higher Education Institutions).  The Associate Dean reports to the Vice-President of Academic Affairs.

 

The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to student learning and success, an interest in library space design and planning, knowledge of information literacy programming, a broad interdisciplinary knowledge of resources, significant experience in leadership, management, supervision, and collaboration, and success in creating a welcoming, inclusive library environment.

 

Requirements:

  • Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution (MLS or MLIS)
  • Five or more years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory experience in an academic library
  • Ability to articulate and develop a collaborative vision and provide innovative leadership
  • Flexibility, creativity, initiative, and judgment required to lead a dynamic small library and foster a strong student-centric service orientation
  • Thorough knowledge of higher education principles, practices, and procedures
  • Strong knowledge of library operations, procedures, policies, and standards; broad knowledge of library resources and literature across disciplines
  • Familiarity with best practices in pedagogy, research, teaching, and assessment
  • Strong knowledge of ACRL Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education
  • Good understanding of evolving issues, trends, and innovations in academic libraries
  • Experience in l, strategic planning, project planning, program assessment, financial stewardship, and budget development
  • Experience collaborating with academic and other departments to create partnerships that focus on student success and engagement with learning
  • Strong technology background and record of implementing technological innovations
  • Ability to work productively and collaboratively with diverse staff, administrators, faculty, students, and external communities
  • Significant management experience in fostering a collaborative, professional, creative work environment;
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Strong interpersonal skills; excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with library renovation, space planning, and design, particularly in regard to current practices in learning commons developments a plus

 

 

Additional Information:

This is a full time, benefited, non-unit professional position.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Application deadline is May 20, 2018.   Submit your application here: http://mcla.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=96970

 

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.

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Multiple Positions, Hartford Public Library, Hartford, CT

YOUmedia Mentor (Part-time) - Hartford Public Library seeks a person who will be part of the team at YOUmedia Hartford, a digital learning center for teens. The YOUmedia Mentor is an instructor, artist, and technologist who guides youth as they explore digital media and library resources. This position will assist with the implementation and use of various technologies and is also responsible for trouble-shooting technological difficulties and the set-up for YOUmedia events. This position ensures the highest level of service is provided by staff to all customers. Bachelor's required. Instructional technology, web or graphic design, music production, or a related discipline preferred. Minimum one year of experience teaching digital media, or one year of professional career experience in a related technological field is required. Experience working with teens is required, including a demonstrated sensitivity and commitment to the needs of teens. Experience using social media technology (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.) is required. Position includes evening, and weekend assignments. View the complete job description and requirements at hplct.org/about/job-openings. Required online application: https://cw.na1.hgncloud.com/hplct/index.do. Open until filled. EEO.

 

Director of Branch Services - Hartford Public Library seeks a person who is responsible for the Supervision of Branch Services staff and the general operations of HPL Branch locations. Coach, mentor, develop and manage staff to build and sustain a customer and service centered team while recognizing and leveraging the unique talent and skills of employees. Responsible for ensuring effective and efficient public service operations of the Branch libraries (i.e. circulation, reference, outreach, scheduling, technology services, outreach, meeting room use) for all areas of supervision and coordinate closely with Central Library Service operations to develop cross-functional teams. Lead and ensure effective communication and coordination between departments, including programming, HHC, teen services, technical services, IT, TAP, marketing, facilities/security, HR and finance to deliver exceptional, responsive and impactful services, programs, and collections. Lead efforts to ensure user-centered design principles are leveraged to create a welcoming environment at Branch Libraries. This position ensures the highest level of service is provided by staff to all customers. Requirements: MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited institution required. Candidates in final semester of Library School will be considered. Three to five years of increasingly responsible leadership experience in a public library environment, preferably in an urban setting. Minimum of two years of supervisory experience is required. Bilingual abilities desirable. Ability to meet a flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends. Access to reliable transportation required. View the complete job description and requirements at hplct.org/about/job-openings. Required online application: https://cw.na1.hgncloud.com/hplct/index.do. Open until filled. EEO.

 

Manager of Information Services  - Hartford Public Library seeks a person who is responsible for addressing system wide reference services to customers and instruct/assist the public in the use of a wide range of print and electronic resources. Responsible for identifying and interpreting user needs; providing reference, readers' advisory, computer, database and referral services to Library customers directly, and by telephone; and assisting customers in material selection. This includes assisting the Head Circulation/Access Services with making recommendations for purchases, shelf reading, weeding, organizing and maintaining displays. Requirements: Master's in Library Science or Master's in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution required. Ability to meet a flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends. Access to reliable transportation required. Three to five years of increasingly responsible experience and demonstrate leadership experience in a public library environment, preferably in an urban setting. Supervision of staff experience required. Bilingual abilities desirable. View the complete job description and requirements at hplct.org/about/job-openings. Required online application: https://cw.na1.hgncloud.com/hplct/index.do. Open until filled. EEO.

 

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Access Services Librarian, Harvard Library, Cambridge, MA

Access Services actively supports the Harvard Library mission by delivering a high standard of service; cultivating a welcoming environment that is supportive of academic research and inquiry; stewarding the university collection; and connecting the academic community to the vast array of library resources. We support the teaching and scholarly mission of the University through collaborative partnerships with the community of students, scholars and professionals at Harvard and beyond.

Reporting to the Associate Director of Access Services for the Professional School Libraries, the Access Services Librarian leads a team of Access Services staff embedded in the school libraries at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government (HKS) and the School of Education (Gutman) to provide access to Harvard Library and its collections. The Access Services Librarian performs a variety of managerial and operational duties requiring substantial knowledge of library systems and procedures to provide access to collections, process library materials, and assist patrons in identifying, gaining access to, and using the library resources. In collaboration with local leadership, the Access Services Librarian supports reference services. This highly visible position operates in a busy environment and involves actively assisting users and monitoring multiple library functions.

 

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

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Young Adult Librarian/Volunteer Coordinator, Shrewsbury Public Library, Shrewsbury, MA

SHREWSBURY PUBLIC LIBRARY: Young Adult Librarian/Volunteer Coordinator 

The Shrewsbury Public Library is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and creative Young Adult Librarian to run a dynamic teen program in a newly renovated teen room, and to administer an active volunteer program. The successful candidate will have the broad experience and solid skills needed to manage and build robust collections, create innovative and responsive programs and services for children from grade five to twelve and manage an active teen and adult volunteer program.

 

Must demonstrate knowledge of the mission of the public library in the 21st century, exhibit strong commitment to excellent customer service and have experience with and knowledge of teen literature, progressive programming, grant development and community partnership building.

 

Must be able to work independently, prioritize, adapt quickly to changing environments, meet established deadlines, and effectively work with other service librarians. The successful candidate will embrace a strong customer service ethic and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

 

 Qualifications: 

ALA accredited Master's Degree; three years of professional library experience; experience in teen and/or youth services; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working with volunteers. Two years public library experience preferred.

 

Knowledge and understanding of young adult development and thorough knowledge of young adult literature and materials. Must be able to effectively communicate with and work with tweens and teens. Must be able to work independently, prioritize, and manage numerous diverse tasks at one time, interact tactfully and appropriately with library patrons, staff and volunteers and develop and implement programs.  Demonstrated commitment to excellence in service to teens and enthusiasm for working with people of all ages.

 

Duties:

Develops and maintains the young adult collection; provides reader advisory services to teens, parents and educators. Develops and implements programs for young adults; coordinates the activities and implements the suggestions of the young adult advisory board.  Works with school personnel to coordinate programs; conducts library tours and makes presentations at schools. Works with businesses to encourage support of young adult programs. Develops press and social media releases and other materials to publicize young adult programs and volunteer opportunities. Plans and implements special events, including grant projects, fund raising and other community events involving young adults and volunteers.

 

Coordinates active volunteer program. Recruits, trains, supervises and evaluates students, young adult and adult volunteers; establishes work schedules and assignments; provides orientation programs; interacts with library staff to integrate volunteers into the library's programs and activities. Plans and implements, with the library Director and other staff members, recognition and award programs for all volunteers.

 

Attends workshops, meetings and conferences related to teen and volunteer programs and services. Assists at circulation and reference desk on a regular basis. Performs similar or related work as required, directed, or as situation dictates.

 

Compensation and Schedule:

This is a Library Associate position, with a salary range: $46,257 to 55,161. This full-time 37.5 hour position includes a work schedule of one night per week and Saturdays on a rotating basis.

 

Send resume to Ellen M. Dolan, Library Director at edolan@shrewsburyma.gov. Position open until filled, but priority will be given to applications received by May 21, 2018.

 

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Community Services Librarian, Norwich Public Library, Norwich, VT

Norwich Public Library

Community Services Librarian

Part Time Position - 25 hours/week

Scope:

This position is responsible for overseeing adult programs, managing public relations and outreach, and coordinating the Library's Community Room and exhibit space. A strong customer service philosophy is essential.

 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Plan and implement the Library's adult programs in coordination with other staff.
  • Coordinate the Library's Community Room and exhibit spaces displays
  • Manage public relations activities such as: posts to local town listservs, e-newsletters, brochures, posters, advertisements, press releases and all social media (website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest)
  • Nurture current and foster new outreach relationships with community organizations & businesses
  • Cultivate awareness of and responsiveness to community interests and needs of library patrons, as well as exhibiting knowledge of broader-based library trends and services
  • Attend meetings, conferences and workshops as necessary

 

Additional responsibilities

  • Ability to substitute for colleagues for vacations and absences
  • Serves as required at  the circulation desk
  • Other duties as required

                    

Preferred qualifications:

  • MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited program in Library Science or Certification from Vermont Department of Libraries
  • Strong public service focus, excellent customer service skills and demonstrated connection with community
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including comfort with public speaking
  • General marketing & branding experience a plus
  • Experience with social media marketing strategies and tools
  • Proficiency with social media software including Constant Contact, Mail Chimp, WordPress, etc.
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Creative problem solver
  • Sense of humor

 

Hours

25 hours/week, includes some nights and weekends as dictated by programming needs

 

Compensation

$17.50-$18.50/hour commensurate with experience. Benefits include holiday, vacation, and sick leave

 

To Apply: Please email cover letter and resume to npljobsearch@gmail.com

Please no phone calls.

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Library Systems & Applications Developer, UMass Boston, Boston, MA

UMass Boston: Library Systems and Applications Developer

 

Reporting to the Head of Library Systems and Discovery Services (LSDS), the Library Systems and Applications Developer will play a key role in enhancing and optimizing the Library's enterprise systems, including Alma/Primo, inter-library loan, EZproxy, and other systems and applications, in order to enable quality services and efficient workflows and meet the needs of our diverse user community. The LSDS department is responsible for library core system infrastructure and the discovery services that support research, scholarship, teaching, and learning at UMass Boston. Healey Library recently migrated to Ex Libris' cloud-based Alma resource management and Primo discovery systems.

 

To learn more about this position and to submit an application, please visit http://employmentopportunities.umb.edu/boston/en-us/job/494253/library-systems-applications-developer

 

Applications close: 16 Jul 2018 Eastern Daylight Time

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Library Assistant, UConn School of Law, Hartford, CT

The University of Connecticut School of Law Library seeks candidates for a full time, permanent University Library Assistant 2.

Responsibilities include staffing the main desk, collection maintenance, processing materials for the library, opening and closing the library, and other duties related to the provision of library services. 

Duties will include: assisting library patrons by performing circulation functions and locating library materials using the library's catalog; maintaining and processing patron and bibliographic records, including the processing of overdue and reserve materials; training and supervising student employees; creating and maintaining finding aids, service guides, usage instructions, and directional signage; monitoring the condition of the library building including study rooms, classrooms, stacks, and common areas; opening and closing the library building; participating in stacks management, including shelving and shifting materials; assisting with outreach to a variety of patron groups; maintaining and troubleshooting library equipment such as scanners, microform readers, printers, and copiers; and other duties as assigned.

The work schedule is Sunday through Thursday, 2:45pm-10:45pm.

 Please see www.jobs.uconn.edu search #2018508 for more information and to apply.

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Library, Media & Information Specialist, Norwell Middle School, Norwell, MA

Norwell Public Schools has a job opening in September for a Library, Media and Information Specialist in the Norwell Middle School. 

For more information, click here.

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Library Media Specialist, Cambridge Rindge & Latin School, Cambridge, MA

Extended Term Substitute, Library Media Specialist (Sept. - Dec. 2018) (PS 0478), Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, Cambridge Public Schools

Overview:

The Library Media Specialist (LMS) works in a team with another professional LMS and a paraprofessional support person to provide library services to the students of a large urban public high school. Information literacy and research skills instruction is provided through collaborative planning and implementation of lessons with classroom teachers. The LMS is an integral member of the faculty and participates in department level curriculum planning.

Under the supervision of the Principal and the Assistant Director of Library Media Services, the Library Media Specialist will work:

  • To align the School Library Program (SLP) with the mission, goals, and objectives of the school / school district 
  • To collaborate with classroom teachers to design and implement units of instruction, assess student learning
  • To ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information
  • To empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, ethical users and producers of information
  • To instill a love of learning in all students and ensure equitable access to information

Roles and Responsibilities

Teacher:

  • Collaborates with classroom teachers as partners in the instructional process to develop and implement research lessons and units that incorporate inquiry learning, information literacy, critical thinking and self-assessment
  • Evaluates, promotes and uses existing and emerging technologies to support teaching and learning
  • Promotes a love of reading and lifelong learning through Reader's Advisory, 'book talks' to classes, attractive book displays, online promotion and engaging bibliographies
  • Provides and plans professional development

Leader:

  • Collects and analyzes data to improve instruction; demonstrates correlations between the SLP and student achievement
  • Serves on decision making teams, school improvement and accreditation activities; presenting at meetings
  • Advocates for SLP through an effective public relations program
  • Benchmarks the SLP to school, state, and national standards
  • Stays current in professional practices, educational research; maintains active professional memberships
  • Participates in the recruiting, hiring, training and supervising of library staff and volunteers; evaluates support staff
  • Administers the SLP budget to support program goals

School Librarian:

  • Fosters a creative, flexible environment so that the school library is an essential part of the learning community
  • Develops and maintains a resource collection appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, and the instructional strategies of the school community
  • Maintains an organized and welcoming facility that helps students become independent users of the library
  • Maintains SLP webpage
  • Promotes the ethical use of information: copyright, fair use, and licensing of intellectual property           
  • Provides resources that promote independent reading and writing in a variety of genres
  • Coordinates and supports special events and programs such as: Black History Month speakers, guest authors and illustrators
  • Cooperates and networks with other libraries/agencies

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree or higher required. State certification as a School Library Media Specialist preferred. Completion of a teacher preparation program/educational degree preferred. At least three years of teaching experience or equivalent in the field of school library science preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills. Experience in an urban setting is highly desirable. Strong background in young adult literature. Familiarity with automated library system; proficiency with technology tools. Excellent leadership, communication, and organizational skills.

Salary: Cambridge Education Association Unit D Salary

Apply online at http://www.cpsd.us/departments/human_resources

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Librarian, Metadata & E-Resources Management, UConn Law Library, Hartford, CT

The University of Connecticut School of Law Library, located in Hartford, seeks forward-thinking applicants for the position of Metadata and E-Resources Management Librarian/University Librarian I or II.

Reporting to the Head of Technical Services, the Metadata Librarian is responsible for describing and providing access to all library resources to all the students, faculty, and staff of the Law School and the University.

Duties will include: cataloging metadata in all formats; batch loading print and electronic collections from library vendors; coordinating the technical services' workflow of electronic resources; managing the library's EZ Proxy system; monitoring usage statistics for vendors and databases; performing authority work; performing original cataloging; developing new approaches to metadata processes; implementing metadata standards to support discoverability of library collections; and other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate may represent the library on law school and university committees.

Please see www.jobs.uconn.edu search #2018508 for more information and to apply.

 

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Project Archivist, Franco-American Collections, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH

Project Archivist (Temporary, Part-time), Franco-American Collections, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH

 

The Archives and Special Collection department of the Geisel Library at Saint Anselm College seeks a part-time (20-29 hours/week) Project Archivist for processing an archival collection documenting Franco-Americans in New England.

 

The anticipated start date for this temporary (approx. 8 months) project position is the week of July 9, 2018. Work on this project will be accomplished during the hours 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

 

Scope of Work

The Project Archivist will be responsible for processing a collection of materials created and collected by the Association Canado-Américaine (ACA), a former fraternal benefits society, and others in Manchester, New Hampshire. This collection contains approximately 600 cubic feet of unprocessed and underprocessed materials in a variety of formats documenting the social, political, and religious contributions of the Franco-Americans in New England.

 

Responsibilities

The Project Archivist will survey and inventory the collection; arrange, describe, and perform basic preservation on archival materials; organize and reshelve materials in the storage area; and perform other duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • MLS or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited institution with a concentration in archives and records management; students currently enrolled in a graduate degree program with relevant experience may be considered.
  • Reading knowledge of French is required. Fluency is preferred.
  • Experience processing archival collections. Experience processing archival collections in French is preferred.
  • Excellent writing, communication, and computer skills.
  • Knowledge of DACS and familiarity with MARC.
  • Experience using collection management software such as Archivists' Toolkit or ArchivesSpace.
  • Demonstrated consistent accuracy and attention to detail while maintaining a very high level of productivity.
  • Ability to lift and move boxes up to 40 lbs. and stand for long periods of time.

 

Compensation

This is an hourly position. No benefits are offered. Rate is commensurate with experience.

 

Application:

Please submit the following:

  • Cover letter expressing interest in this position and outlining relevant experience, including French language skills.
  • A resume or CV of education and employment history.
  • Three professional references, including current phone, email addresses and affiliations.

 

To apply, please visit: https://www.anselm.edu/hr

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​Production Specialist, Simmons College, Boston, MA

TITLE: ​Production Specialist

SUPERVISOR: ​Kristen Palson

DEPARTMENT: Simmons Online

EXT: ​x2649

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
There are three components to this position:

  1. Simmons Moodle Production Specialist
  2. Research and test new technology and its application for education
  3. Video production and post­production assistance

Job Tasks:
Production Specialist [Approximately 60% of time]

  • Tasks include Moodle course production. Assigned work by the Production Coordinator they will perform all the necessary tasks to ensure the online course is ready for Q/A testing.
  • Other Simmons production duties may also be asked of you on a case by case basis (i.e. production of Simmons online tutorials etc.)
  • Work in collaboration with the instructional design team and faculty members to design, create, and deliver online course material
  • Format web pages using basic HTML skills
  • Research and data gathering on an as needed basis

Research and Testing [Approximately 15% of time]

  • Primary and secondary research and data gathering
  • Testing (click­thru) of all online courses
  • Testing and experimenting with new online teaching technologies
  • Video production and post­production assistance [Approximately 25% of time]
  • Assist with set up and breakdown of video equipment
  • Download files after shot and label and store correctly
  • Camtasia editing as needed (no prior experience necessary)
  • Uploading and cataloging of video files
  • Closed captioning of video

QUALIFICATIONS: ​The qualified candidate will possess overall advanced computer skills including desktop support, exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills, a general understanding of the technology environment at Simmons, especially Moodle and other classroom technology. The right person will have the ability to work with minimal supervision but side by side with a faculty member as a support resource, not as a student. In addition this person must be a quick thinker and comfortable troubleshooting.

HOURS: 15­-20 hours/week

  • Flexible enough to be called­in as a video assistant with advance notice

PAY RATE: $20 per hour

CONTACT:​​ Send resume to gardnej@simmons.edu

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