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Advisory Coordinator, North Kingstown Free Library, North Kingstown, RI

NORTH KINGSTOWN FREE LIBRARY

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 

Applications are now being accepted in the office of the Library Director, North Kingstown Free Library, 100 Boone Street, North Kingstown, RI for the following position:

 

FICTION & READERS' ADVISORY COORDINATOR

General Description: This is advanced professional work responsible for one of the five major divisions of the library. The Fiction & Readers' Advisory Coordinator is responsible for coordinating efforts to bring readers' services to the community within the framework of the library's approved program of service.

 

Responsibilities Supervises the library's readers' services, overseeing the daily operation of the fiction desk; trains and supervises staff and volunteers; develops & oversees staff projects, encouraging teamwork. Provides direct public service, including answering readers' advisory questions; assists patrons in locating and using library resources and equipment; maintains public discipline and decorum; participates in shelving and shelf-reading as needed. Plans, organizes, and conducts a wide variety of programs. Writes grants, gathers statistics, and works cooperatively with other library staff members, other Rhode Island librarians, and other agencies. Coordinates the development of the adult fiction, book express, paperback, foreign language, and large print collections. Administers budget allotments, selects new materials for the collections, assigns and oversees the work of other selectors, evaluates donated items to the collections; evaluates the collections for timeliness and use. Provides outreach to the community by establishing and maintaining contacts with local community organizations, working with book discussion groups, and collaborating with other library staff on promoting the library in the community. Builds and sustains strong collaborations with colleagues inside the library; participates in the library profession through committee work and by attending meetings and workshops; provides direct public service to patrons at the library's service desks.

 

Qualifications: Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from an American Library Association-accredited program (MLIS degree candidates with extensive experience working in a public library and nearing completion of the degree may be considered.) Considerable knowledge of professional library principles, methods, techniques, and routines. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with the public and colleagues; good oral and written communication skills and the ability to conduct programs for small and large audiences.

 

Hours:             Full-time, 35 hours per week

                        Includes evenings and weekend hours

 

Salary:             Starting at $45,339, plus benefits

 

APPLICATION PERIOD CLOSES MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2018

 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references via mail or email to:

Cyndi Desrochers

Library Director

North Kingstown Free Library

100 Boone St.

North Kingstown, RI 02852

cdesrochers@nklibrary.org

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

Head of Research Services and User Experience

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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Discovery Services Librarian, Edsel Ford Memorial Library, The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT

DISCOVERY SERVICES LIBRARIAN

Department: Edsel Ford Memorial Library

FLSA: Exempt

Job Status: Full-time (40 hrs), 11-Month

Reports to: Assistant Library Director

Travel: N/A

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Discovery Services Librarian will work directly under the supervision of the Assistant Library Director and be principally responsible for curating and developing metadata for the library collections in order to enhance patron access to information resources. They will possess a future-facing perspective on library metadata, keeping abreast of developments in the field and working closely with students and faculty to determine which can be profitably adapted for use at Hotchkiss. They will work in close concert with the Assistant Director, Access Services Librarian, and the Emerging Technology Librarian to establish workflows that ensure our various online platforms take full advantage of our descriptive and technical metadata. They will also provide metadata expertise in support of the Hotchkiss Archives & Special Collections.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Serve as the Library's expert on descriptive metadata.

  • Collaborate with Library, ITS, other Hotchkiss staff, and external vendors to manage metadata acquisition, transfer, and maintenance.

  • In support of the Access Services Librarian, collect information and data, both anecdotal and statistical, to improve the accessability of the Library's collections.

  • Classify and catalog physical and electronic items acquired by the Library, with a focus on enhancing access to the Library's resources.

  • Coordinate input of individual and batch bibliographic records into the Library's OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) and oversee the maintenance of our holdings and other data in OCLC Worldcat.

  • Accession, arrange, and prepare inventories and descriptions for Hotchkiss Archives holdings.

  • Participate in creating records for Hotchkiss Archives digital projects.

  • Liaise with academic departments as assigned; develop collection and instructional programs in these areas.

  • Staff Library Services Desk and other service points as assigned, to assist library users with questions and requests.

  • Work with patrons to develop their independent research skills.

  • Contribute to the overall maintenance of the Library collection.

  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by the Assistant Library Director.

The statements above describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college; a Master's degree in Library Science or a related field.

  • Familiarity with office productivity software, including databases; SQL experience preferred.

  • Experience with MARC record creation, preferably in an Integrated Library System (ILS) such as Koha, and/or in OCLC Connexion.

  • Demonstrated experience to organize work and perform assigned tasks independently without constant supervision and with a high level of attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform detailed tasks accurately and efficiently.

  • Must possess the ability to proofread online data.

  • Strongly prefer candidates with previous experience working in a library setting.

  • Hired applicant must successfully pass a background check and be eligible to work in the United States

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Repetitive (keyboard) motion

  • Occasional bending, stooping, and reaching

  • Periodically carrying boxes (up to 50 lbs)

  • Regularly pushes/navigates fully laden book trucks

  • Regularly stands for long periods

  • Close vision, the ability to adjust focus, and comfort using a computer monitor for long periods of time

  • Noise level in the work environment is usually quiet

  • Hours include late afternoon, evening, and weekend shifts

  • Hired applicant must successfully pass a background check and be eligible to work in the United States

The Hotchkiss School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Tobacco-Free Environment.

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

Instruction & Research Services Librarian

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

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

RESPONSIBILITIES
Instructional Services:

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

Research Services:

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

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recent Work Experience in an Academic Library.

FULL/PART TIME
Part Time; unbenefited

EDUCATION

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

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

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

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

Please submit cover letter and resume.

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

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Metadata and Digital Projects Librarian, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA

Metadata and Digital Projects Librarian

The New England Historic Genealogical Society seeks a Metadata and Digital Projects Librarian who will participate in the work of the Collection Services Department, which carries out the acquisition, cataloging, processing, and preservation of the library's print and digital collections, and makes these resources accessible and discoverable. This position will be primarily responsible for creating, maintaining, and enriching metadata for the NEHGS print and digital collections, and coordinating the addition of digitized books to the Society's Digital Collections site. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform original and copy cataloging of library materials in all formats in accordance with national standards.
  • Working closely with the Curator of Digital Collections, manage the Library's contributions to the American Ancestors Digital Collections by overseeing scanning, metadata creation, and loading of digital materials, including born-digital content. 
  • Assist in managing the integrated library system (Innovative Interfaces) and participate in maintenance and ongoing improvements to III WebPAC online catalog.
  • Supervise and train volunteers and interns working on tasks related to cataloging and digitization of library materials.
  • Help develop strategies for managing digitized and born-digital content.
  • Keep current with developments in the fields of technical services, technology, and genealogy.

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in library and/or information science from an ALA-accredited institution
  • 2 or more years of relevant library experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of cataloging, metadata, integrated library systems, web page creation and management, OCLC, and digital libraries
  • Working knowledge of MARC, AACR2, RDA, and metadata standards such as Dublin Core, EAD, METS, or MODS
  • Superior problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Professional, dependable, flexible and constructive work ethic
  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, as well as comfort with public speaking
  • Interest or experience in the field of genealogy a plus
  • Experience in the design and maintenance of a website and experience with standard web programming languages such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Previous experience with CONTENTdm and/or Innovative Interfaces Millennium system is a plus.

 

To Apply:

Send resume and cover letter to Michelle Major (mmajor@nehgs.org), Director of Human Resources, New England Historic Genealogical Society, by October 5, 2018.

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Associate Director, Donor Relations, Museum of Science, Boston, MA

Under the general direction of the Director of Donor Relations, the Associate Director will assist in the development, implementation and management of an institution-wide comprehensive stewardship program that appropriately and consistently promotes interaction with and recognition of donors at all levels.

This position's role is to sustain positive and mutually-rewarding relations between the Museum and its donors; partner with development directors to determine strategies for effective stewardship of donors; maintain ongoing and active networking with internal and external constituencies; coordinate recognition events for major gift donors and coordinate various activities for the Museum's leadership and planned giving donor societies.

The position reports to the Director of Donor Relations and includes supervisory responsibility for the Donor Relations Officer and one intern per semester. EEO/M/W/D/V.

To apply, visit https://mos.applicantpro.com/jobs/883389-29458.html

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

 

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Technical Services Librarian, Sullivan & Worcester LLP, Boston, MA

The Technical Services Librarian oversees the firm's technical and circulation services. The incumbent is responsible for the maintenance of the firm's physical collection and integrated library system (i.e., catalog), coordinating the work of contract file clerks, and assisting with contract and subscription renewals. In addition, the Technical Services Librarian assists with the administration and maintenance of the firm's electronic resources.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining the physical collection, including mail check-in and routing materials, filing updates, collection development, original and copy-cataloging of material
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating content on the library's OPAC  and intranet pages
  • Coordinates the filing work of the contract filing clerks
  • Sets up and maintains user access for Firm electronic resources
  • Reviews, processes, and codes invoices
  • Responsible for inter-library loans
  • Assists library director with annual budget process
  • Assists library director with contract and subscription renewals
  • Assists library team with implementation and rollout of new resources
  • Assists attorneys and staff with research and reference as needed

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Master's degree in library science or related field strongly preferred
  • 3-5 years of library experience
  • Knowledge of automated library catalog systems (Softlink Liberty preferred)
  • Knowledge of bibliographic classifications systems, specifically Library of Congress
  • Familiarity with MARC and other computerized library records formats
  • SharePoint and/or Handshake Software experience preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of print and electronic legal research resources
  • Strong organizational and oral communication skills
  • Detail oriented

Working Conditions:

Normal office conditions

Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift/push 25-30 lbs.

All inquiries may come to my attention at vstella@sandw.com

Below is the link to the company website.

https://www.sandw.com/

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

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

 

General Duties & Responsibilities:

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

 

Qualifications:

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

 

Required Documents:

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

 

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

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Reference/Technology Librarian, Hopkinton Public Library, Hopkinton, MA

The Town of Hopkinton is seeking a part-time Reference/Technology Librarian.

The Hopkinton Public Library, reopened since October 2017 in a beautiful renovated building, is seeking an energetic, friendly, and tech-savvy reference librarian to join our team and support expanded services to our engaged and supportive community.

 

Hours: Up to 2 evenings per week and participate in the library's regular weekend coverage rotation

 

Hiring Salary Range: $21.81 - $24.81, depending on qualifications

The part-time Reference/Technology Librarian works under the direction of the Library Director with additional supervision of the Adult Services Librarian. This position is responsible for assisting patrons at the reference desk; coordinates, supports, and troubleshoots technology and technological services within the library in collaboration with Town IT as needed; maintains the library's social media presence; develops and conducts technology instruction and education programs for patrons and staff; and develops and implements policies and procedures regarding library technologies as needed. This position will work up to 2 evenings per week and participate in the library's regular weekend coverage rotation, and may have the opportunity to cover occasional additional shifts as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must meet the following to be considered qualified for this position:


Education, Training and Experience

  • Equivalent to Master's degree in Library Science (MLS) from an ALA-accredited program and at least one year (1) of reference desk/adult services experience. Students close to completion of their MLS degree will also be considered. Two (2) or more years experience in a similar position in a public library Preferred.  

  • Demonstrates proficiency in innovative technology use, instruction and troubleshooting.

  • Experienced in the use of technology and electronic resources and possesses the interest and ability to acquire new technology skills as needed.  

  • Understands social networking applications and tools. Experience maintaining a social media presence for an organization is preferred.  

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of professional library work, procedures and basic reference sources and research techniques.  

  • Good communication and excellent customer service skills.  Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and to work in a highly collaborative, team-based environment.

Internal and External Applicants: To be considered for this position, please submit the required Application for Employment (attached to this e-mail and to the online posting at https://groups.google.com/a/hopkintonma.gov/forum/#!topic/jobs/aWgKWAF4JX8) to hr@hopkintonma.gov no later than 4:30 pm, Thursday, October 4, 2018. While the preferred method of application is through e-mail or online, applications will also be accepted via walk-in or mail to Town Hall, Human Resources Department, 18 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748. The Town of Hopkinton is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity.

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Children's Librarian, Brockton Public Library, Brockton, MA

Brockton Public Library System

Applications for the position of Children's Librarian are being accepted for appointment by the Board of Library Trustees. This is a full time (35 hours per week) year round position required to work one or two evenings a week, two Saturdays out of four, and morning, afternoon, and evening hours.  The position will be subject to a six (6) month probationary work period.  The position will be compensated in eight step raises (on or after the anniversary of employment). 

Step 1       Step 2      Step 3       Step 4    Step 5       Step 6        Step 7       Step 8

41,997      24,957     43920       46,205       48,727      50,367       53,174      58,373

 

Duties:

  • Trains and supervises subordinate departmental personnel (Staff and volunteers)
  • Assists in developing print and non-print collection for Main Library's children's room including: selecting titles, weeding, evaluating donations, and assessing mending needs
  • Provides reference and readers' advisory service to patrons 
  • Prepares readers advisory materials and aids
  • Plans, promotes, and conducts storytelling sessions and other special events for children
  • Assists patrons and staff in using computer resources
  • Works with public and private schools
  • Performs community outreach activities involving children
  • Inputs or over sees the inputting of data into the OCLN database
  • Provides a wide range of circulation services: charges, renews, reserves, and shelves library materials; issues library cards; processes overdue notices and reports
  • Maintains displays and exhibits
  • Assists in the development of library policies and procedures
  • Serves on professional and network committees
  • Substitutes in any department or at any Branch Library when circumstances call for such a temporary transfer
  • May be required to serve as "Librarian in Charge" in the absence of the Assistant Library Director and Library Director
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Head of Children's Services, Assistant Library Director or Library Director

 

Qualifications:

  • MLS or Master of Education in Library Media Studies candidate required, MLS or Master of Education in Library Media Studies preferred (if candidate, must receive degree within 5 years of appointment)
  • Knowledge of children's literature and reference sources required
  • Experience in children's programming preferred
  • Technical skills searching the Internet, on-line services and CD ROM products required
  • Ability to train and supervise assigned employees and /or volunteers
  • Ability to relate to children, parents, teachers and staff with professional friendliness, patience, tact and resourcefulness
  • Ability to converse in Spanish, Portuguese, French, Creole or another language spoken by one of Brockton's linguistic minority communities desirable

 

Benefits:

The position is covered under the terms of the contract with the Brockton Public Library Employees' Association, SEIU, Local 888. Interested applicants should forward a letter of application and resume by to: Paul Engle, Library Director, Brockton Public Library, 304 Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301 or by email: pengle@cobma.us. The City of Brockton requires residency within one year of appointment and must remain a resident for 7 years. 

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Reference Librarian, Brockton Public Library, Brockton, MA

Brockton Public Library System

Applications for the position of Reference Librarian are being accepted for appointment by the Board of Library Trustees. This is a full time (35 hours per week) year round position required to work one or two evenings a week, two Saturdays out of four, and morning, afternoon, and evening hours. The position will be subject to a six (6) month probationary work period. The position will be compensated in eight step raises (on or after the anniversary of employment).

 

Step 1       Step 2      Step 3      Step 4     Step 5       Step 6     Step 7       Step 8

41,997      42,957     43,920     46,205     48,727      50,367    53,174      56,373

 

Duties:

  • Actively assists adult and young adult patrons in using print, non-print and electronic resources to secure information
  • Selects and weeds non-fiction books and non-print material in designated areas
  • Reviews, selects, and updates bookmarked Internet sites
  • Participates in decisions regarding uses of electronic technology
  • Assists patrons in using computer resources
  • Researches obituary information
  • Prepares readers' advisory materials and aids
  • Works with community, agencies and groups to enable the library to better serve patrons
  • Inputs data in the OCLN database
  • Maintains displays and exhibits
  • Participates in workshop and training opportunities
  • Serves on professional and network committees
  • May be required to serve as "Librarian in Charge" in the absence of Supervisors, Assistant Library Director or the Library Director.

 

Qualifications:

  • MLS candidate required, MLS preferred (if candidate, must receive degree within 5 years of appointment)
  • Technical skills searching the Internet and on-line services required
  • Ability to train and supervise assigned employees and/or volunteers
  • Ability to relate to patrons and staff with professional friendliness, patience, tact and resourcefulness
  • Ability to converse in Spanish, Portuguese, French, Creole or another language spoken by one of Brockton's linguistic minority population desirable

 

Benefits:

The position is covered under the terms of the contract with the Brockton Public Library Employees' Association, SEIU, Local 888. Interested applicants should forward a letter of application and resume by to: Paul Engle, Library Director, Brockton Public Library, 304 Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301 or by email: pengle@cobma.us by open until filled. The City of Brockton requires residency within one year of appointment and must remain a resident for 7 years. Finalists will be subject to a Criminal Record Information (CORI) check, and the City of Brockton is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Archivist, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

Boston Children's Hospital is hiring!  Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to alina.morris@childrens.harvard.edu AND apply online here.


Status: Part Time

Standard Hours per Week: 16

 

Archivist

At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness and in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Medical Library and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

 

The Archivist under the supervision of the Archives Program Manager is responsible for assisting in the planning and implementation of the activities of the Boston Children's Hospital Archives Program, including selection, arrangement description, reference and outreach. This includes organizing, preserving, and making accessible materials that are of significant and lasting historical value to Boston Children's Hospital, providing reference assistance to internal and external patrons, supplying collection materials and/or information requested according to archives policies, monitoring use of the materials, and making reproductions in appropriate formats. The position also assists with scanning, rehousing and preparing collections for offsite storage, transferring records from hospital offices, and archival processing according to established archival standards and internal procedures which are detailed in written policies. The Archivist will also perform outreach activities such as planning exhibits and providing guided walking history tours of the hospital's main campus.

The Archivist will be responsible for:

  • Applying professional standards to the processing, arrangement and preservation of records.
  • Responding to research requests from hospital staff and public.
  • Planning and implement online and physical archive exhibits.
  • Conducting walking history tours of the Longwood campus, and may be asked to provide history-based talks and presentations.
  • Assisting with scanning, rehousing, and preparing collections for offsite storage.
  • Maintaining statistics on materials accessioned and research requests completed.

 

To qualify you must have:

  • A degree in archival administration or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience is required.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills; attention to accuracy and detail is essential.
  • The ability to work independently and collaboratively with colleagues, students, faculty and medical staff in a dynamic multicultural environment.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills to interact tactfully and knowledgeably with a diverse group of medical professionals and hospital administration.
  • A desire to work in a fast paced, highly demanding and dynamic environment.

Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

 

Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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Secondary Librarian, International School of Boston, Cambridge, MA

The International School of Boston is looking for a Secondary Librarian for its Cambridge campus to begin October 1st , preferably. ISB has a dual-language, French and English, program. 

Our graduates either follow a program leading to the International Baccalaureate or the French Baccalaureate. Therefore, knowledge of French is a plus but not required.

For more information, please or to apply please contact Peggy Kirkpatrick at pkirkpatrick@isbos.org

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Digital Asset Manager, Bynder, Boston, MA

Company Description

Bynder is the fastest way to professionally manage digital files. Its award-winning digital asset management (DAM) platform offers marketers a smart way to find and share creative files such as graphics, videos and documents.

Thousands of brand managers, marketers and creatives from global organizations like PUMA, innocent drinks and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines use Bynder to organize company files; edit and approve projects in real time; auto-format and resize files; and make the right content available to others at the click of a button.

Founded in 2013 by CEO Chris Hall, Bynder has offices located in The Netherlands, USA, Spain, UK and UAE. For more information, visit www.bynder.com or follow Bynder on Twitter @Bynder.

 

Job Description

The digital asset manager will collaborate with key members of the business to create the digital asset management strategy and vision for Bynder, which will ultimately support the company's strategic objectives and goals.  From this vision, the DAM manager will develop an integrated, prioritized strategic DAM program for the company that will deliver capabilities to drive efficiencies, effectiveness, and revenue growth. 

The person in this role will partner with other leaders across various teams including marketing, sales, executive leadership, internal communications, IT, development and onboarding to design, implement and continuously improve the Bynder Brand Portal.   Effective digital asset management solutions include people, process, and technology to realize the business outcomes. While the role may be referred to as a digital asset management role, it can also include elements of knowledge management and creative workflow management at times.

This role will serve as the face of digital asset management (DAM), acting as a change agent and lead proponent for DAM capabilities and processes. The future-state capability is intended to support content development, curation, and publishing, as well as improved auditability, tracking, risk management, and business operations efficiency and agility.

 

Qualifications

  • +1 year experience managing a DAM system

  • Familiarity with SaaS/working in the cloud

  • Experience in project management or technology-related implementations

  • BA/BS

  • MLIS desired, not required

  • Travel up to 10%

 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Create DAM program & vision roadmap

  • Work cross-departmentally to roll out DAM projects

  • Report and share DAM program KPIs

  • Define and implement metadata, taxonomy and asset ingestion guidelines

Additional Information

What We Offer

  • Room to advance in a high-growth tech company
  • Unlimited Vacation 
  • Healthcare coverage 
  • 401k Match (dollar for dollar up to 6%)
  • Personal Development Opportunities
  • Office in Fort Point, near the burgeoning Seaport District
  • A light-hearted and fun work environment

 

Why you'll love Bynder!

At Bynder, innovation is in our DNA. We've worked hard to build an environment that promotes creative thinking and self-initiative within a culture of fun. It's common to find colleagues hanging out after work - if you believe in "be nice, work hard, have fun", you'll have an office full of friends.

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Adult Services Librarian, Fairfield Public Library, Fairfield, CT

Adult Services Librarian, Part-time  - The Fairfield Public Library in Fairfield, CT is seeking highly professional part-time adult services librarians at both the Main Library and the Fairfield Woods Branch Library. Hours vary, but availability for evenings and weekends is necessary. 

Duties include: working the information desk providing reference services, reader's advisory, trouble-shooting patron's device questions, instruction of database and digital resources and library catalog, as well as other related duties. SirsiDynix Symphony experience is preferred, but not required. 

MLS Salary: $27.59/hr., no benefits. Strong customer service orientation and MLS required however MLS candidates nearing graduation will be considered.

Send a resume and cover letter to Fairfield Public Library, Philip Bahr - Adult Services Department, 1080 Old Post Road, Fairfield CT 06824 or submit via email: pbahr@fplct.org

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Head Librarian/Director, Highgate Library and Community Center, Highgate, VT

HIGHGATE LIBRARY AND COMMUNITY CENTER

Highgate, Vermont

is seeking

HEAD LIBRARIAN/DIRECTOR

to manage employees and volunteers, manage library collections, and maintain responsibility of administrative work. This person will plan, manage, and direct the operations, programs, services, and personnel of the Highgate Library and Community Center.

Duties would include, but not be limited to, directing operations of library programs, providing support to the Trustees, working with Trustees to set short and long term goals for the library, and working towards their execution, oversees personnel administration, and advocating on behalf of the library.

The candidate must be an effective manager, have strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and be knowledgeable of the workings of libraries. They should also be creative, enthusiastic, flexible, able to work with diverse groups, resourceful, searching for and open to new and different ideas, and well read. Should possess a Certificate of Public Librarianship or a degree in Library Sciences. Prefer 5 years of library experience, with at least 2 years in a supervisory capacity. Shall have excellent public speaking, written, and oral communication skills. Will recognize the tremendous opportunities arising in Highgate and work to build partnerships, market the library operations and be responsive to community needs.

Pay is commensurate with qualifications and or formal experience.

Please submit resume, cover letter, and references by Monday September 17 to: Rebecca Howrigan via email rebecca.howrigan@gmail.com

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Librarian II, Technical Services & Technology Librarian, Westborough Public Library, Westborough, MA

The Westborough Public Library is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the full-time position of Librarian II, Technical Services & Technology Librarian.

Westborough is a dynamic, diverse town of about 19,000 located 30 miles west of Boston. In 2015 it was ranked #14 on Money magazine's best places to live in the country, and its schools are consistently ranked among the top districts in the Commonwealth. Its proximity to the Mass Pike and Routes 9 and 495 has made it attractive for businesses and commuters, and an MBTA commuter rail station makes it easy to travel to Boston, Worcester, and beyond.

Applicants must have a thorough knowledge of cataloging library materials using AACR2 and Dewey classification, and copy cataloging of MARC records. Knowledge of the Evergreen ILS is highly desirable but experience with other ILS systems will be considered.

Technology skills are essential to this position, since the applicant will manage the library's IT hardware and software, update the library website, calendar, and social media; and assist in selection of online resources.

This position also includes acquisitions, weeding, Reference Desk coverage, and presentation of classes for the public and staff.

Applicants shall possess a Master's degree in Library Science (M.L.S.) from an ALA-accredited college or university and two years of related public library experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. The position requires day, evening and weekend hours.

A thorough job description may be obtained on the Town of Westborough Human Resources website at https://www.town.westborough.ma.us/human-resources/pages/employment-opportunities

This is a 40 hour per week union position, N-17, with a starting salary of $54,444 per year. Interested persons should submit a resume and cover letter or an application with cover letter to Kristi Williams, Assistant Town Manager, 34 West Main Street, Westborough, MA 01581 by September 28, 2018.

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Processing Archivist, Yale, New Haven, CT

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

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

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

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

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

Job Qualifications:

Required Education, Skills and Experience: 

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

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

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

 

Required Skill/Ability 1:

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

 

Required Skill/Ability 2:

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

 

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

 

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

 

The University and the Library

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

 

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

 

Salary and Benefits

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

 

Application Instructions:

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

 

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

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Programming & Technology Librarian, Storrs Library, Longmeadow, MA

PROGRAMMING & TECHNOLOGY LIBRARIAN

The Town of Longmeadow is seeking a full-time, energetic and experienced professional librarian to manage a range of information, programming, and technology services at Storrs Library. The Programming & Technology Librarian provides reference and reader's advisory services, program development, marketing, and implementation, actively engages in outreach programs, including the Storrs Library BookBike, participates in collection development, technology support, and supervision of both staff and volunteers. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated proficiency in current and emerging trends in library technologies including databases, digital content, ILS systems such as Evergreen, social media applications, and most importantly a commitment to exemplary patron service. The schedule includes some evenings and a rotating Saturday shift. Essential qualifications include a MLS from an ALA-accredited program, 3 years public library experience, and excellent planning & communications skills.

Salary DOQ/DOE. Please send a letter of interest, resume, and 3 professional references to: Erica Gelinas, Human Resource Manager, 735 Longmeadow St., Suite 102, Longmeadow, MA 01106 or egelinas@longmeadow.org, by XXX date at noon. Town of Longmeadow is an AA/EOE.

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Information Services & Technology Librarian, The Farmington Libraries, Farmington, CT

Information Services & Technology Librarian

Full time, 35 hours/week

 

The Farmington Libraries are seeking a creative and enthusiastic individual to work closely with colleagues to deliver service beyond expectations to our active and vibrant community.

 

The Information Services & Technology Librarian is conversant with current technology trends and is responsible for identifying and evaluating new technologies, and designing original programming for one-on-one and small group training for staff and customers alike. Additional responsibilities include: assisting with the development and maintenance of library computers, automation equipment, and Maker Space and Studio software and hardware; assisting customers with reference inquiries and reader's advisory; collection development; passport processing; and introducing new and inventive services to the community while teaching the team those technologies.

 

Qualified applicants must possess exemplary interpersonal skills, and a commitment to teamwork. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and self-directed, with a demonstrated passion for discovering innovative solutions to meet community needs. Knowledge of and experience with current trends in technology including VR, AR and MR as well as maker spaces is needed.   

 

A master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program, and two years of customer service experience are required. Public library experience preferred.  

 

This is a full-time 35-hour per week position with four weeks' vacation, paid sick time, paid holidays, health insurance, and retirement benefits.

 

Compensation based on education and experience. Salary range $49,140 - $61,000.

 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and a brief (500 words or less) essay addressing technology's role in libraries today, to Laura A. Horn, Assistant Director/Head of Information Services via email at lhorn@farmingtonlibraries.org 

No phone calls please. The deadline for submissions is Friday, September 14th. The Farmington Libraries are an EOE/AA employer. 

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Public Services Librarian, Worcester Public Library, Worcester, MA

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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.

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

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides excellent professional reference and readers' advisory services to the public in person and online

  • Builds, manages and promotes quality collections in all formats in assigned subject areas

  • Participates in the development and implementation of strategic partnerships with community groups, government agencies, and other appropriate organizations

  • Maintains a working knowledge of library resources, and an awareness of new resources and technologies and effectively uses and teaches the library's resources

  • Develops, publicizes, implements and evaluates adult programming, classes and outreach services, including reading discussion groups, library and technology literacy

  • Collaborates with a team of professional and paraprofessional staff and with other city agencies

  • 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:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of search skills using paper and electronic resources

  • Ability to initiate, organize, and self-direct work responsibility under moderate supervision

  • 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:

  • MLS from a library school accredited by the American Library Association or approved by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
  • Relevant experience will be considered
  • Includes evening and weekend assignments, and working at other locations
  • Ability to travel to required locations in a timely manner. A valid driver's license is required
  • 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, September 21, 2018 to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. EOE/ AA employer. Preference is given to Worcester Residents.

The information in this summary indicates the general nature and level of work performed within this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.

The Worcester Public Library makes every effort to support ALA's "Core Competences of Librarianship" http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/careers/corecomp as approved and adopted as policy by the ALA Council, January 27th 2009 and, as an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, values diversity and aims to have its workforce reflect the community. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Direct inquiries to: City Hall Human Resources 109, 508-799-1030, HR@worcesterma.gov

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

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

Responsibilities

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

Duties:

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

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Reference Law Librarian, Northeastern University School of Law Library, Boston, MA

Temporary Reference Law Librarian (part or full-time) / Northeastern University School of Law Library / Boston, MA

Northeastern University Law Library has an opening for a temporary reference librarian starting immediately through June 30, 2019. A center of research, study and social interactions, the Law Library prides itself on providing top-notch resources and instructional services to faculty, staff and students. Law Librarians are critical to the function of the Law Library and staff the InfoDesk for drop in and email research and paging assistance and teach short instructional classes.

This professional librarian must possess a Master of Library and Information Science ("MLIS") degree or substantial progress toward completion of this degree. A law degree (J.D.) is helpful, but not required. Law library experience is particularly desirable, although we will train the right candidate. In addition to staffing the InfoDesk and assisting students, faculty and staff with legal reference questions, the librarian will provide research support to the first year Legal Skills in Social Context program and complete research projects. This librarian will also teach half hour prepare for coop and other legal research classes to 1-10 students. The candidate should enjoy working with a diverse population and possess excellent public services skills. Excellent research, reference, writing, word-processing and bibliographic skills are required. Basic Excel skills are also required or the willingness to complete training tutorials to get up to speed for research projects. A sense of humor is essential. We need a responsible, motivated, creative team player who is also able to work independently. You must enjoy completing a variety of tasks. 

$18.00 - $20.00 per hour, based on experience and qualifications; paid sick time; no other benefits 

This is a part or full-time position (20 - 40 hours/week). We are willing to work around your class schedule, but work must be completed in person Monday-Friday 8:30 - 5:00 p.m. Occasional evenings may be required to meet programming needs. 

Interested candidates should submit a pdf format cover letter, resume, and the names of two references to: s.persons@northeastern.edu, Sharon Persons, Director of the Law Library, Northeastern University School of Law, 416 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, 617-373-3883

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Technology Librarian, Technical Services, Westborough Public Library, Westborough, MA

Librarian II

Technical Services & Technology Librarian

Westborough Public Library

 

The Westborough Public Library is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the full-time position of Librarian II, Technical Services & Technology Librarian. 

 

Westborough is a dynamic, diverse town of about 19,000 located 30 miles west of Boston. In 2015 it was ranked #14 on Money magazine's best places to live in the country, and its schools are consistently ranked among the top districts in the Commonwealth. Its proximity to the Mass Pike and Routes 9 and 495 has made it attractive for businesses and commuters, and an MBTA commuter rail station makes it easy to travel to Boston, Worcester, and beyond.

 

Applicants must have a thorough knowledge of cataloging library materials using AACR2 and Dewey classification, and copy cataloging of MARC records. Knowledge of the Evergreen ILS is highly desirable but experience with other ILS systems will be considered.

 

Technology skills are essential to this position, since the applicant will manage the library's IT hardware and software, update the library website, calendar, and social media; and assist in selection of online resources.

 

This position also includes acquisitions, weeding, Reference Desk coverage, and presentation of classes for the public and staff.

 

Applicants shall possess a Master's degree in Library Science (M.L.S.) from an ALA-accredited college or university and two years of related public library experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. The position requires day, evening and weekend hours.

 

A thorough job description may be obtained on the Town of Westborough Human Resources website at https://www.town.westborough.ma.us/human-resources/pages/employment-opportunities

 

This is a 40 hour per week union position, N-17, with a starting salary of $54,444 per year.  Interested persons should submit a resume and cover letter or an application with cover letter to Kristi Williams, Assistant Town Manager, 34 West Main Street, Westborough, MA 01581 by September 28, 2018.

 

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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

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


Statement of the Job:

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

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

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

Search Timeline is as follows:

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

Appropriate background checks are required.

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

Length: Fiscal Year (12 Months)

Required Documents: Cover Letter, References, Resume/CV

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Library Director, Philbrick James Library, Deerfield, NH

The Philbrick James Library in Deerfield, New Hampshire is seeking an outgoing, organized, and experienced person to fill the position of Library Director. Deerfield is a friendly, growing community of about 4,500 residents, and is convenient to Concord, Manchester, and Portsmouth. The library building is located at the center of the town's historic district.

Description:

The Director is the front-line person in creating a welcoming environment for all ages. They are expected to be comfortable working closely with library patrons, town administrators, and the Board of Trustees. Excellent oral and written communication skills and a service-oriented attitude are required.

The Library Director exercises considerable judgment in making administrative decisions including personnel, public relations, collection development, budget management, program creation & implementation, and supervision. The director, who reports to the elected Board of Trustees, provides leadership to 2-3 staff and to volunteers.

The Library Director serves as the spokesperson for the library to the community and represents the library in interactions with town officials.

Educational/Professional Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's degree is required; a Master's degree in Library Science or a related field is preferred.
  • A minimum of three years of professional public library experience is preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and proficiency with technology are required.

Skills Required:

  • Strong proficiency with computers, library technology, internet, and social media.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and maintain positive working relationships with the Board of Trustees, library staff, town administration, and the general public.
  • Knowledge of management principles and public library administration including budgeting, organization, personnel, and public relations.
  • Ability to supervise the Library's collection development, including the selection and withdrawal of books, periodicals, audio-visual and electronic materials.
  • The ability to multi-task and provide quality customer service is essential.

 

Salary:

$43,000 - $46,500 commensurate with experience. Full time salaried position with municipal benefits package.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three reference contacts (two of which must be professional), to PJLibrarySearch@gmail.com.

Review of applications will begin immediately; the position will remain open until filled. Anticipated start date is mid-October.

For more information, see http://townofdeerfieldnh.com/Pages/DeerfieldNH_News/0262C4C6-000F8513 .

Deerfield is an equal opportunity employer.

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Branch Manager, Bridgeport Public Library, Bridgeport, CT

Librarian lll, Full Time (40 hrs. per week) - The Bridgeport Public Library in Bridgeport, CT presents a great opportunity for a full-time Branch Manager to work at our new Lower East Side Branch Library upon its completion and to be a member of the BPL's system-wide leadership team. 

This position will provide library services and programming to a very diverse community with a large Spanish speaking population. The Successful candidate must be energetic, creative and team-oriented. Good oral and written communication skills are essential.  

Duties include, but are not limited to: collection and staff development; staff supervision and scheduling; creating library programs; instructing library patrons in information gathering, research skills and digital literacy skills; establishing contact and relationships with neighborhood organizations, institutions and schools; conducting regular community needs assessments to create tailored services and programs for the Branch. Candidates must be available to work nights and weekends and be able to bend and lift at least 25 pounds. Fluency in Spanish is required.

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program required. * Three or more years of professional supervisory 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: $79,584. 

To apply: Please send resume, cover letter and professional references to Assistant City Librarian John Soltis: jsoltis@bridgeportpubliclibrary.org by 5:00 pm Friday, September 28, 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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Assistant University Librarian, Content Strategies, Harvard Library, Cambridge, MA

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

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

 

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

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Reference Librarian, Falmouth Public Library, Falmouth, MA

The Falmouth Public Library, a large dynamic community-centered organization with two branches, is seeking a forward thinking Reference Librarian who is looking for a professional, career-path position. Working with a team of Reference Librarians and other professionals, the successful candidate will develop and maintain effective relationships with adult and teen library patrons and with the Falmouth community in providing reference and reader's advisory services. They will contribute to the development of innovative library programming and marketing. The candidate should have strong digital skills and be comfortable with technology of all kinds to serve patrons and solve problems. A master's degree in library science and at least one year of professional experience is required. Wage is $24.15 - $30.56/hr.

Full job description, employment application and instructions for applying can be found at www.falmouthmass.us 

Candidates who submit their application by September 14, 2018 will be given preference. The Town of Falmouth is proud to be an EEO/AA employer. 

 

Qualifications

A master's degree in library science and at least one year of professional experience is required.

Education

MLS

Salary

$24.15 - $30.56/hr

Closing Date

Job will remain open until a successful candidate is identified.

 

How to Apply 

Please apply online using the Town of Falmouth wesite:

http://www.falmouthmass.us/349/Employment

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Assistant Director, Gleason Public Library, Carlisle, MA

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Location: Gleason Public Library, Carlisle, MA

Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week, with some evenings and Saturday rotation

Salary: starts at $76,142.49

 

Duties/Description:

Vibrant community library seeks an energetic, positive, innovative, customer-service oriented professional to fill the role of Assistant Director and Head of Technology. The purpose of this position is to assist the Library Director in coordinating and directing the daily operations of the Gleason Public Library, and to plan, implement, coordinate and direct the operations of the Technology and Reference departments. We seek candidates who will continually strive to improve the use of technology in delivering library services, including emerging technologies, hardware, software, and staff training.

 

The position of Assistant Director requires a high degree of administrative, diplomatic skills, and knowledge of library professional skills as well as a passion for community service. Responsibilities of this position include both administrative and direct patron services.

 

Carlisle is a small residential town about 20 miles northwest of Boston. With a population around 5,000, Carlisle has a rural feel and strong community spirit. Gleason Public Library is well-supported and a center of activity in our town.

 

See full job description at: www.gleasonlibrary.org/employment

 

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in library science from an ALA-accredited school
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Budgetary skills. Skill in pursuing and administering grants and other funding opportunities.
  • Minimum of three years of professional library experience, including experience in department supervision; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of contemporary public library administration.
  • Broad knowledge and experience with computer networks, integrated library systems, computer software and hardware and library technology, and their application to library services.

 

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Martha Feeney-Patten, Library Director, at mpatten@gleasonlibrary.org by 5 p.m. on September 25, 2018.

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Reference Librarian, Springfield City Library, Springfield, MA

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 (http://bit.ly/1MGsODW), then apply before midnight EST on Thursday, September 6, 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 innovative Library Express at Pine Point and is available due to a promotion. The person selected for this position will be part of a teamwork-focused staff and provide reference, reader's advisory, outreach, and programming for children & teens. Work is performed under the general direction of the 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 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 $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 (http://bit.ly/PTRefPPSep18), or, go to the City of Springfield's website (https://www.springfield-ma.gov/cos/), click on I Want To, then Work for the City of Springfield, 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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Early Childhood & Elementary Librarian, Kingsley Montessori School, Boston, MA

Located in the heart of Boston's Back Bay, Kingsley is a premier, independent day school guided by a unique blend of Montessori philosophy and innovative programming. Kingsley offers a Montessori education tailored to the talents, curiosity, and growth of each student. Our progressive, inquiry based programs cultivate students' social and academic development, and prepare them to advance successfully to top public and private middle schools. Our core values of knowing every child during their Foundational Decade of Learning and partnering with parents propel students to reach their potential.

Kingsley Montessori School is searching for an innovative school librarian who is eager to be challenged. We seek a talented, energetic, and charismatic educator who is passionate about working with children, from Toddler through Sixth Grade, and their teachers. Our school librarian will be asked to provide vision, leadership, and management of Kingsley's library program. This individual will work closely with the Chief Academic Officer, the Education Directors, and faculty to align the library program with the mission of the school and the school's pedagogy.

The Librarian is a member of the faculty and reports to the Chief Academic Officer and the three Education Directors. The position includes the following responsibilities:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/BS degree required and an MS in Library and Information Sciences is preferred
  • Minimum of three years experience overseeing a school library program
  • Understanding multi-age learning environments
  • Understanding of and commitment to Montessori philosophy; Montessori credentials earned from American Montessori Society (AMS) or Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) is not required, but would be a plus Teaching and Curriculum

Responsibilities:

  • Promote literacy, a love of reading, and an understanding of digital citizenship.
  • Pursue knowledge of current educational theory and practice as it pertains to an early childhood, and elementary school library program
  • Work collaboratively with faculty to enhance curriculum and community
  • Assist students with book selection, creating effective reference questions, and developing research skills
  • Participating in parent teacher conferences once per school year
  • Communicate goals of Kingsley's library program to our families and enlist their help in promoting literacy, good reading habits and a lifelong love of reading
  • Conduct academic classes for all grades. Classes may include teaching research and information literacy skills, conducting book talks, and co-teaching other activities that have been planned with teachers
  • Instruct students, staff, and faculty in the use of online resources, including the library catalog, electronic resources, and internet research
  • Prepare resource lists for faculty and students, and pull resources to support specific units.
  • Protect users' access and confidentiality

Program Administration:

Ensure that Kingsley's collection is well-maintained and current through evaluation and selection of print, non-print, and electronic sources; and that proper cataloging, circulation, and shelving procedures are followed

  • Oversee the selection of materials based on curricular needs, reviews, areas of high need, and requests from faculty and students, while assuring that diversity is reflected in the library collection
  • Maintain the Library class pages, and the Library resource board on Kingsley's website, to organize and provide access to web-based library and other resources
  • Organize and supervise Kingsley's Book Fair and parent volunteers for this event
  • Manage the library budget and set long-term goals regarding program and budget
  • Represent Kingsley and attend local meetings of outside library associations, such as the Greater Boston Cooperative Library Association (CLA) and the Elementary Independent School Librarians Association (EISLA), and/or serve on reading list or other committees as interest and time allow
  • Promote compliance with copyright law

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive, independent school salaries
  • Matching 403b plan
  • Extensive, professional development opportunities
  • Qualified transportation program
  • Partial tuition reimbursement for eligible employees seeking Montessori Certifications

TO APPLY, CANDIDATES SHOULD SEND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION* BY EMAIL:

  • A cover letter describing your interest in the position with overview of your background and experience with children and library education (if not Montessori trained, then a rationale for why a desire to join Montessori)
  • A current resume
  • An educational statement

APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO: Karen Diamond, Assistant to the Head of School--working@kingsley.org

*electronic file names must be in the following format:

FirstName LastName Cover Letter Year

FirstName LastName Resume Year

FirstName LastName Educational Statement

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Coordinator, Public Services, Belmont Public Library, Belmont, MA

The Belmont Public Library is seeking a creative, enthusiastic, organized, and hardworking Librarian to develop, direct, review, and manage the library's public service functions. This is a full time 35 hour per week position, not only handling the public service functions, but also supervising the reference department and assisting the Library Director in overseeing day-to-day operations. The Coordinator of Public Services manages the Library when the Library Director is out of the building. On nights and weekends there is a rotating Person in Charge.

The Coordinator of Public Services plans, organizes, assigns and manages directs activities of department staff ensures consistent application of department and library policies, procedures and guidelines. This position is responsible for developing the database collections, evaluating databases for acquisition and removal, monitoring usage and negotiating prices with vendors. In addition, the Coordinator of Public Services protects the library brand and drives consistency of promotional materials across the library. The Coordinator of Public Services is responsible for managing all aspects of the volunteer program including identifying and planning volunteer opportunities as well as recruiting and training of volunteers to perform the jobs. Works with other community organizations and town departments to plan library programs. In addition, the Coordinator of Public Services assists the Library Director on major reporting efforts to the Town and Mass Board of Library Commissioners. 

Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school, three years public library experience that includes automated library systems, with two years supervisory experience preferred. Knowledge of adult literature and programming, principles and practices of library work and use of library resources and information technology required.

This is a full time 35 hour per week position covered under a collective bargaining agreement with the Belmont Librarian's Association. The starting hourly rate is $36.145 and qualifies for the Town's comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental and life insurance, paid vacation, sick, personal and holiday leave. This position also qualifies for the Town's pension plan. 

Applications/Resumes accepted at the Town of Belmont, HR Department, 455 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478, or humanresources@belmont-ma.gov or fax 617-993-2741 by October 5, 2018. 

 

Application Process

All applicants are required to complete a Town application form, available from the Town's website, www.belmont-ma.gov, by emailing humanresources@belmont-ma.gov, calling (617) 993-2740 or by visiting the Human Resources Department at the Belmont Town Hall. Applicants may attach resumes to the Town application form as additional information but cannot use this in lieu of completing the required form. 

All full-time and some part-time employees will need to complete a pre-employment physical and drug-screening examination. Certain positions will also require a CORI criminal background screening. The Town reserves the right to modify the application deadline and/or accept applications after the deadline in order to best serve the interest of the community.

After the submission deadline, the Human Resources Department and a review committee will review all completed applications and will select the most highly-qualified respondents for interviews. The Town will acknowledge receipt of completed applications that it receives and will only further contact individuals who the Town selects to interview.

Individuals who need accommodations in order to participate in this process should contact the Town's Human Resources Department. Please address all questions regarding the Town's hiring process to:

Human Resources Department

Town of Belmont

455 Concord Avenue

Belmont, Massachusetts 02478

(617) 993-2740

humanresources@belmont-ma.gov

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Science Librarian, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Science Librarians (2 openings), Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Job Description: The Science Librarian will participate in a broad range of activities in support of teaching, learning, and research at Brandeis University with a focus on the sciences. As liaison to science departments and centers, the librarian will maintain an active program of engagement and collaboration with faculty, students, and staff to facilitate awareness and use of appropriate resources and to contribute to defined learning outcomes. Instruction that incorporates information and technology fluency, resource selection that builds and evaluates digital collections, development of innovative tools and methods for delivering content and engaging constituencies, and participation in research assistance methods to engage scholars at every point in their learning and careers will be key areas of activity. A portion of the librarian's time will be dedicated to embedded activities within assigned departments and programs, including programs with online courses. The librarian will collaborate effectively with other staff and academic departments and programs to enhance scholarship and teaching. The librarian will develop instructional materials, methods, and resources to support new and emerging needs in teaching and learning across campus. 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.

There are two available positions.

Essential and Other Functions:

  • Engages in relationship building with assigned departments and centers to grow and sustain an effective, responsive program of activities. Understands discipline-specific curricular needs and coordinates use of library resources and services in support of these. Understands research practice and learning culture and develops programs and outreach to facilitate awareness and use of appropriate resources and to contribute to defined learning outcomes. Provides specialized information services including individual consultation and group instruction.
  • Utilizes subject knowledge and awareness of department culture and practice to understand needs and identify, acquire, promote, and assess collections in all formats.
  • Collaborates with colleagues within and beyond the Library on projects to advance teaching and learning, maximize user experience, utilize instructional technologies where appropriate, contribute to university goals, and assess contributions.
  • Collaborates with colleagues in programs of research assistance, consultation, instruction, and departmental outreach.
  • Contributes to national conversations through professional development and service. Maintains knowledge of current best practice and innovation in academic librarianship.

Required Qualifications

  • MLS or equivalent experience and education required.
  • Experience in an academic setting that demonstrates engagement with departmental constituencies and innovative collaboration on teaching and research activities
  • Understanding of research and teaching needs for faculty and students in the physical and life sciences
  • Facility with technologies associated with teaching and learning
  • Commitment to contributing to the Library's work in developing an environment that is inclusive and supportive of diversity.
  • Understanding of digital content acquisition and evaluation issues
  • Strong analytical skills and experience with data analysis and visualization tools
  • Commitment to service and professional development
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team, with a collegial approach to innovation and problem solving
  • Sense of humor

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Subject background in the sciences or considerable experience as liaison to the science programs on an academic campus
  • Experience with supporting faculty and students in online programs
  • Experience with research data management and support of evolving scholarly
  • communication practices in the sciences
  • Familiarity with support needed for computationally-intensive research (Python, R, MatLab)
  • Experience supporting faculty and students working with complex or messy datasets.
  • Experience working in a culturally diverse environment

Occasional evening or weekend work may be required.

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

For more information and to apply please visit http://bit.ly/2PE0tpW

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Youth Services Librarian, Norton Public Library, Norton, MA

The Norton Public Library has an immediate opening for a community-focused, innovative, adaptable and enthusiastic professional for our small but fast-paced library. This is an amazing opportunity to manage a fun, lively Youth Services department in a vibrant community.

The Youth Services Librarian is responsible for providing excellent library service to children of all ages and their caregivers.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for developing, implementing and publicizing the library's programs and services to children from birth to young adult and their caregivers.
  • Selects material for the children's and teen collections using appropriate review sources. Classifies and maintains material for the collection.
  • Responsible for maintaining an attractive, inviting physical and virtual environment.
  • Provides reference and readers' advisory services to youth, caregivers, and teachers.
  • Provides assistance with the library's online catalog and digital services.
  • Assists in maintaining an active online presence through our website and social media accounts.
  • Builds and maintains relationships with schools, homeschoolers and other community partners.
  • Assists at public service desks performing circulation duties and basic troubleshooting for public library computers.
  • Serves as library supervisor when scheduled; responsible for supervising staff and volunteers, including Jr. Friends of the Library, Summer Reading volunteers, and Wheaton College work-study students.

Position is 35 hours per week and includes evening hours and a Saturday rotation.

This position includes a full benefits package: health insurances, life insurance, retirement plan, vacation, sick and holiday leave.

Qualifications:

  • MLS from an ALA accredited program or equivalent combination of skills and experience required
  • Experience in a public library strongly preferred
  • Strong public service orientation and skills
  • Ability to prioritize and focus in a busy environment
  • Knowledge of children's and young adult literature
  • Knowledge of library skills and operation
  • Ability to function as a member of a team to achieve library goals and objectives
  • Demonstrated ability with technology, including library automation, social media, digital resources
  • Comfortable with Excel, Word, Google Office Suite, and publishing programs at efficient speed
  • Comfortable with, or able to learn, website management
  • Creativity and ability to plan, develop, execute and supervise programming
  • Ability to work effectively with the public, volunteers and other staff; strong interpersonal and communication skills required
  • Excellent oral and written communication and customer service skills
  • Knowledge of and adherence to professional standards
  • Physically able to bend, stretch and lift materials from floor to overhead shelves
  • May be required to move and arrange office furniture in the library, such as chairs and tables
  • Vision and hearing at, or correctable to, normal ranges; work functions involve close work with books, library materials and patrons

 

Beginning Salary: $41,000-$44,000

Closing Date: Applications submitted by September 21st will receive priority; position open until filled

Please send cover letter, resume and the names and contact information for three references to:

Lee Parker, Director, Norton Public Library  - lparker@sailsinc.org

Or

Lee Parker, Director, Norton Public Library, 68 East Main Street, Norton, MA 02766

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Young Adult Librarian, J. V. Fletcher Library, Westford, MA

YOUNG ADULT LIBRARIAN - Innovative, youth-oriented professional for busy progressive public library in a supportive community.

Qualifications - ALA-accredited MLS degree; minimum 3 - 5 years of library experience with juveniles. Engaged and enthusiastic customer service manner with infants through teens; proficiency in ILS, social media, juvenile programming, collection development, public relations, planning, and Youth Services team responsibility.

Duties - 37.5 HPW; one evening per week, plus Saturday and Sunday rotations: Saturdays (one in four), Sundays January - April only; benefited.

Salary - CWA Bargaining unit; entry pay depending on experience.

Range: $25.25 - $32.94/hr in 10 steps; 10% differential after 6pm, MLS and supervisory stipends. AA/EEO.

Available - until filled. 

Send  -- Cover Letter, craft and programming sample, resume and two references to:

                                    Ellen Rainville, Director

                                    J. V. Fletcher Library

                                    50 Main St.

                                    Westford MA 01886-2599

                                    erainville@westfordma.gov

                                    978-399-2312

                                    www.westfordlibrary.org

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Librarian/Archivist, Dedham Historical Society & Museum, Dedham, MA

Archivist/Librarian

Dedham Historical Society & Museum, Dedham, MA

Please send a cover letter and resume to society@dedhamhistorical.org

 

Overview

The Dedham Historical Society & Museum (DHSM) seeks a part-time Archivist/Librarian to oversee, promote, and steward its important collections that reflect the history of one of the oldest and most historic communities in the nation.

 

Essential functions of the DHSM Librarian/Archivist Museum:

  • Care for the library and archives collections using current archival and records management best practices, maintaining the physical collection with an eye toward preservation and access.
  • Provide reference services to historical and genealogical researchers, in person or by phone, email, or mail.
  • Provide ideas and reference services for programs, publications, exhibits, reports, grants, etc.
  • Participate in and assist with school programs.
  • Use database programs to catalog materials for accessioning and to run reports (DHSM uses Past Perfect).
  • Preserve the collections through monitoring and housing in appropriate archival enclosures, boxes, and on shelving.
  • Make materials accessible by writing website finding aids.
  • Create monthly visitor reports for the board.
  • Appraise external library and archival materials for possible accession to the collection through gifts or purchase. Consider materials for deaccessioning.
  • Supervise and/or assists volunteers.
  • Report to and under the direction of the executive director.

 

Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in relevant field and/or ALA-accredited degree (MLS/MLIS or equivalent).  
  • Working knowledge of historic collections.
  • Experience in aiding researchers and undertaking research.
  • Knowledge of the principles of the care and handing of rare materials.
  • Strong organizational and communications skills.
  • Familiarity with collections databases.
  • Experience digitizing collections.
  • Familiarity with social media a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Archivist/Librarian

Dedham Historical Society & Museum

 

About the Archives and Library

The DHSM is an independent research facility. The archives and library collects, preserves, and provides access to genealogical records and materials related to the history of Dedham from the 1600s to the present. The library contains more than 10,000 volumes including standard and rare genealogical and historical reference materials. The archives includes extensive primary documents relating to Dedham families. Also included are Dedham related materials including Church and civil records from 1635; Newspapers from 1796; 18th-20th century maps; journals, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, motion pictures, glass negatives, postcards, and ephemera; social organizations; business collections including banks and turnpikes; early industries and patents; materials relating to local schools; and military collections with particularly strong material from the Civil War and World War II; etc. For more information on the archives and library, visit http://dedhamhistorical.org/research

 

About DHSM

The Dedham Historical Society & Museum was founded in 1859 for the purposes of collecting and preserving material related to the history of Dedham, MA, from the 1600s to the present. The DHSM works within the community and beyond to establish an appreciation for the town's history and place within the culture of the region, connecting the past to the present. Established in 1636, the original land grant extended 200 miles to the border of what is now Rhode Island, since sectioned into 16 towns. The DHSM holds an important collection of American fine and decorative arts relating to the town and early Massachusetts history, and a library and archives housing rare materials ranging from original documents from the town's founding, industries, military, maps, church and civil records, etc. Dedham is the seat of Norfolk County and home to many "firsts" in the nation. For more information about Dedham, visit http://dedhamhistorical.org/history. The Dedham Historical Society & Museum is a charitable, educational institution, organized under Chapter 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

About Dedham
In September of 1635, the Massachusetts General Court issued orders for the establishment of two inland towns, which could relieve the population pressures within the existing settlements along the Bay. The first of these towns was Concord; the second was Dedham (1636). Predominantly yeomen and middle-class people from Suffolk, Norfolk, and Essex, England, the Dedham pioneers found themselves in possession of something in excess of two hundred square miles, which extended to what is now the border of Rhode Island; 15 towns subsequently separated from the original community. Dedham is the seat of Norfolk County and home to many "firsts" in the nation. For more information about Dedham, visit http://dedhamhistorical.org/history

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Assistant Operations Manager, Corporate Art, Veritude/Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA

Veritude is hiring for an Assistant Operations Manager at Fidelity Investments in Boston, MA Group Description The Corporate Art Group(CAG) is responsible for all aspects of Fidelity's large corporate art collection. This collection is displayed in FMR's North American and International locations as well as affiliate company locations. The dynamic nature of Fidelity's business results in regular movement of people and groups across the portfolio - leading to a high volume of related art movement and care.

Job Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Provide operational support to Corporate Art Group
  • Provide planning and coordination for the installation/ deinstallation/ movement of art at FMR sites, with a focus on Investor Centers.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contract
 
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Multiple Positions, South Hadley Public Libraries, South Hadley, MA

South Hadley has two open, part-time positions - one at the Circulation Desk of the South Hadley Public Library, the other in the Children's Room of the Gaylord Memorial Library (a branch of the South Hadley Public Library). Both positions are 15 hours per week (you cannot combine them for a 30 hour shift). All applications must be made through the Town of South Hadley website
Application information and full job descriptions are also on the town website. 
Gaylord Youth Coordinator

This position plans, organizes and implements programs and activities for children such as storytime and craft programs and after-school activities; responsible for organization and display of children's materials; maintains age appropriate displays; replaces books in their proper position on shelves; assists patrons in the use of library facilities and resources; answers inquiries on procedures in person, by email, and by telephone; provides basic direction, information and instruction.

 

SHPL Library Assistant

Duties include all circulation desk tasks including check in, check out and renewing library materials; issue new cards; aid patrons on how to use the online catalog; assist and instruct patrons on how to use the library's computers, printers and other machines; provide reader advisory information to patrons when requested.  Assists patrons with basic readers advisory, computer troubleshooting and ready reference assistance.  Provides assistance, as required, in all departments of the library including Circulation Services, Adult Services, Local History, and Youth Services.

 

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Information Manager, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Boston, MA

The Information Sciences department at Vertex Pharmaceuticals is searching for an Information Manager to join as the newest member of this vital, fast-paced library team in Boston, MA. Reporting to the Associate Director, the Information Manager works directly with R&D and Commercial stakeholders globally, conducting expert custom scientific literature and intelligence searches.
 
Additional responsibilities include management of the company's primary research end-user resources, including vendor relations and contract management.
 
This position is ideal for a self-motivated professional who is highly organized, has the ability to be flexible and creative in their approach to workflow, and can problem-solve with the highest level of attention to detail and accuracy.  We are interested in a candidate who works well within a team but has the ability to be effective in self-directed projects.  A strong commitment to customer service is crucial.

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S./M.S. degree in a life science (biology, chemistry), or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years scientific literature searching experience
  • Deep familiarity with biomedical literature resources and industry databases (such as Dialog, SciFinder, Reaxys, Cortellis, TrialTrove, etc.)
  • Strong organizational skills with acute attention to detail
  • Customer service oriented
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Highly-effective communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Effective collaborator/listener
  • Capacity for critical thinking/quick study
  • Understanding of information organization and its importance
  • Full familiarity with Office suite of applications
  • Please submit cover letter with application


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Library/Information Science
  • Previous experience in libraries or corporate information centers
  • Vendor management and contract negotiation
  • Knowledge of computer software/web technologies and/or data science/analytics
  • Ability to apply imaginative solutions to a variety of challenges

Company Information

Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation to create transformative medicines for people with serious and life-threatening diseases. We discovered and developed the first medicines to treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis (CF), a rare, life-threatening genetic disease. In addition to clinical development programs in CF, Vertex has more than a dozen ongoing research programs focused on the underlying mechanisms of other serious diseases. Founded in 1989 in Cambridge, Mass., Vertex today has research and development sites and offices around the world. For several consecutive years, Science magazine has named Vertex one of its Top Employers in the life sciences.

For additional information and the latest updates from the Company, please visit www.vrtx.com.

Vertex is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Vertex is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. Vertex will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the recruiter or hiring manager, or contact Talent Acquisition at ApplicationAssistance@vrtx.com.

Req ID: 10806BR

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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, 3D printing 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, 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, September 14th, 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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School Librarian, Brookwood School, Manchester, MA

Brookwood School

Title: School Librarian (part-time)

Date: August 2018

About Brookwood

Brookwood School is a PreK-8 independent school with 350 students located on a beautiful 30-acre wooded campus in Manchester, MA along the coastline of the North Shore of Boston.

Brookwood is a warm, child-centered community with an extraordinary commitment to both the development of the mind and the development of the self. Through a purposeful balance of challenge, encouragement, and opportunity for appropriate risk-taking, the School fosters lifelong habits of inquiry, critical thinking, creativity, and scholarship, just as it instills a healthy sense of self, a flexible mindset, and a deep respect for the dignity of others. Ultimately, Brookwood strives to graduate academically accomplished individuals of conscience, character, compassion, and cultural competence. It also offers a playful, collaborative work environment of more than 90 faculty and staff who go the extra mile to do what is best for kids.

At Brookwood, kids come first--not the test, not trophies, not to-do lists. We know how kids learn best. Every day, we use our expertise to challenge kids intellectually and ensure they feel valued so that they can grow into their best selves. Because when kids skip down hallways, learn with curiosity, think deeply, and take risks, they confidently walk into whatever's next.

Brookwood is seeking a part-time School Librarian​. The position is a part-time appointment for the 2018-2019 school year with the option to apply for a permanent full-time position for the following school year.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to think creatively about best practices in new and emerging learning applications, digital content, and research models for the elementary aged students at Brookwood. Reporting to the Library Director, the School Librarian will play an important role in developing content for the library website, maintaining bibliographic quality in the library collections, and performing some teaching responsibilities.

Qualifications and Attributes

  • Currently enrolled and/or completed a Masters in Library and Information Science from an accredited program with a School Library Teacher concentration preferred
  • Ability to be a positive and enthusiastic advocate for the library program
  • Information literacy skills for children and adolescents
  • Knowledge of children's and young adult literature and a familiarity with an active school library
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and institutional judgment. Ability to collaborate easily with multiple departments and personnel
  • Strong writing, editing, and problem solving capabilities
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Experience with Library applications, LibGuides, Google Docs, Excel, iMovie, iPad apps, and other presentation applications
  • Creative self-starter and finisher with a sense of humor

This is an hourly, part-time position (16 hours per week).

Applicants please email cover letter, résumé, and references to Sheila Geraty, Library Director at employment@brookwood.edu. Please include "Librarian" in the subject line of your e-mail.

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

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

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Executive Director, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, Vergennes, VT

Love Lake Champlain and its historical lore? Are you an experienced leader and mentor with knowledge of the nonprofit world? Then we have the job for you! The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum is looking for an enthusiastic, environmentally aware, history curious, education minded, people person to become our Executive Director.

LCMM is a unique blend of museum and education provider with programs that range from classroom instruction, hands-on learning opportunities including a semester long boat-building program, and professional development courses for educators. Our summer camps (Lake Adventure Camps) are a popular staple during the summer. And the core of our museum, what gave it life and underpins the entire organization, is our nautical archaeology program. In a word, shipwrecks.

Please visit https://www.lcmm.org/job-opening-executive-director/ to learn more and apply.

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum opened its doors as a non-profit museum in 1986. Beginning in an original historic stone schoolhouse, its waterfront campus has grown to over a dozen buildings serving upwards of 3,500 students each year through nautical exploration, pedagogy and experiential learning adventures. We inspire students to 'Learn from the Lake' and make valuable connections between the discoveries made through underwater research and historical exploration and the future of their communities and the world around them.

LCMM is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Executive Director, South End Historical Society, Boston, MA

Founded in 1966, the South End Historical Society is dedicated to historic preservation and education in Boston's historic South End. Since the 1960s, the historical society has worked continuously to retain the Victorian integrity of the South End. The South End Historical Society seeks an innovative and enthusiastic leader to serve as its next Executive Director. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for organizing and directing all operational, administrative, fundraising and programming aspects of the organization.

The job's role is multidimensional, requiring interaction with the Board of Directors, SEHS members, volunteers and the South End community. The ideal candidate will have exceptional management, strategic thinking, and communication skills.

QUALIFICATIONS: A master's degree in History, Public History, Archives, or equivalent; excellent organizational skills, oral and written communication skills; ability to work independently a must; experience with QuickBooks, Microsoft Office, PastPerfect, and WordPress preferred; experience working at a non-profit organization a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES: organize programs and events; work with the board of directors; oversee archives and collections; basic bookkeeping with QuickBooks; membership outreach; manage SEHS website and social media accounts; oversee ongoing internship program; organize annual fundraiser; create SEHS newsletter.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Lauren Prescott, admin@southendhistoricalsociety.org.

No phone calls, please.

For the full job listing, please visit: https://www.southendhistoricalsociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/ED-Job-Listing.pdf

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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

Electronic Resources Access & Discovery Librarian

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


Responsibilities:

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


Requirements:

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

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

Head Librarian, Data & Assessment Services

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

 

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

 

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

 

Responsibilities

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

  

Qualifications

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

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Development Associate, The Stockbridge Library, Stockbridge, MA

STOCKBRIDGE LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

Development Associate

The Stockbridge Library Association has been serving the Town of Stockbridge since it was founded in 1862. Its mission is to be a vibrant center of community life in Stockbridge. The Library, along with its Museum & Archives, serves the needs of the residents of Stockbridge and the surrounding area by supporting lifelong learning, strengthening community, and preserving the historical record of the town.

The Stockbridge Library Association is a private nonprofit organization, receiving a large portion of its annual operating budget from the Town and raising the rest through private contributions. 

General Statement of Duties

The Development Associate is a new position created to help fulfill the institution's organizational vision and fundraising priorities. The successful candidate must be able to generate, facilitate, and manage all aspects of a comprehensive development program. This includes the dedicated focus required to most effectively identify, cultivate, engage, and steward Library donors and grow the development program. She/he has primary responsibility for planning and preparing all development-related activities and materials, including annual fund drives, endowment campaigns, special projects, planned giving, and other related activities. She/he is also expected to oversee the receipt, recording, and acknowledgment of all donations to the Library. The Development Associate must demonstrate a commitment to the mission and growth of the Library as well as to the highest standards of the development profession. The job is a parttime position.

Primary Responsibilities

  1. Manage a comprehensive development plan that successfully identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards the Library's prospects and donors. The plan must enhance and expand current fundraising efforts.
  2. Research, identify, and evaluate individual prospects and businesses as potential donors.
  3. Coordinate and implement fundraising events, including the Family Fun 5K and the annual appeal, among others.
  4. Design, develop, and distribute all campaign-related literature, brochures, and other materials for annual appeal.
  5. Collaborate with members of the Board of Trustees and the Library Director in all relationship-building and fundraising activities including those with individuals, foundations, corporations, community organizations, and the Town of Stockbridge.
  6. Work in partnership with the Development Committee of the Board in planning and growing fundraising initiatives. Provide leadership in planning innovative and creative approaches to such efforts, including special events that enhance the Library's image in the community.

Additional Goals

  1. Design and implement a business sponsorship program. Strengthen existing relationships and expand the number of corporate donors.
  2. Strengthen existing relationships with, and expand the number of, foundation funders. Open doors for increasing grant revenue. Write prospective grants in conjunction with Library staff, as appropriate.
  3. Work with the Board of Trustees and Library Director to develop planned giving program.
  4. Maintain the highest professional integrity and adherence to the fundraising code of ethics. 

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have the following professional background and personal characteristics: 

Professional requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of three years related experience
  • Proven ability to develop a comprehensive fundraising plan and strategy plus demonstrated success in execution
  • Demonstrated successful experience with major gift bequests, fundraising event planning, cultivating new donors, and more
  • Demonstrated capability to develop plans/projects and bring them to fruition
  • Experience in developing and sustaining meaningful relationships with donors, board, staff, and volunteers
  • Exemplary writing, communication, and relationship-building skills
  • Experience working with donor fundraising software (the Library uses GiftWorks)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience with foundations a plus
  • Familiarity with the Berkshires a plus

Work Style and Personal Attributes

  • Clear, articulate, creative thinker with ability to communicate with many constituencies
  • Familiarity with the non-profit sector
  • Flexible and reliable, skilled at troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks without compromising quality
  • Ability to work well independently and as a member of a team
  • Detail oriented and highly organized

Hours and Compensation

15-20 hours per week, hourly rate commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Katherine O'Neil, Director Stockbridge Library Association

PO Box 119

Stockbridge, MA 01262

Or via email to koneil@cwmars.org.

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Reference Librarian, Brockton Public Library, Brockton, MA

Brockton Public Library System

Applications for the position of Reference Librarian are being accepted for appointment by the Board of Library Trustees. This is a full time (35 hours per week) year round position required to work one or two evenings a week, two Saturdays out of four, and morning, afternoon, and evening hours. The position will be subject to a six (6) month probationary work period. The position will be compensated in eight step raises (on or after the anniversary of employment).

 

Step 1       Step 2      Step 3      Step 4     Step 5       Step 6     Step 7       Step 8

41,997      42,957     43,920     46,205     48,727      50,367    53,174      56,373

 

Duties:

  • Actively assists adult and young adult patrons in using print, non-print and electronic resources to secure information
  • Selects and weeds non-fiction books and non-print material in designated areas
  • Reviews, selects, and updates bookmarked Internet sites
  • Participates in decisions regarding uses of electronic technology
  • Assists patrons in using computer resources
  • Researches obituary information
  • Prepares readers' advisory materials and aids
  • Works with community, agencies and groups to enable the library to better serve patrons
  • Inputs data in the OCLN database
  • Maintains displays and exhibits
  • Participates in workshop and training opportunities
  • Serves on professional and network committees
  • May be required to serve as "Librarian in Charge" in the absence of Supervisors, Assistant Library Director or the Library Director.

 

Qualifications:

  • MLS candidate required, MLS preferred (if candidate, must receive degree within 5 years of appointment)
  • Technical skills searching the Internet and on-line services required
  • Ability to train and supervise assigned employees and/or volunteers
  • Ability to relate to patrons and staff with professional friendliness, patience, tact and resourcefulness
  • Ability to converse in Spanish, Portuguese, French, Creole or another language spoken by one of Brockton's linguistic minority population desirable

 

Benefits:

The position is covered under the terms of the contract with the Brockton Public Library Employees' Association, SEIU, Local 888. Interested applicants should forward a letter of application and resume by to: Paul Engle, Library Director, Brockton Public Library, 304 Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301 or by email: pengle@cobma.us by open until filled. The City of Brockton requires residency within one year of appointment and must remain a resident for 7 years. Finalists will be subject to a Criminal Record Information (CORI) check, and the City of Brockton is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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

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

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

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

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Assistant Director, Whitman Public Library, Whitman, MA

The Assistant Director will oversee all aspects of library services for adults including; reference services, bibliographic instruction, collection development of all adult materials and resources, and the development and implementation of adult programming.

The ideal candidate must be comfortable working directly with the public and assisting them with all information needs. A good sense of humor, the ability to multitask, and a willingness to perform hands on library work is essential to the position.

Additionally the Assistant Director is responsible for the daily operations of the library in the absence of the Director, including but not limited to staff management, public relations, physical operations, and other issues that may arise.

This position has a typical work week of 35 hours though additional hours may be required from time to time. One evening shift per week and roughly one - two Saturdays a month is required along with attendance at special meetings and programs.

Complete description of the position is available upon request.

 

Qualifications:

  • ALA accredited MLS or MLIS
  • 2-3 years of public library experience preferred
  • Experience in reference services, including resources and techniques
  • Comfort with emerging technology
  • Programming experience preferred
  • Supervisory experience preferred

 

Salary: $51,734 plus town benefits. Vacation, sick, and personal time as determined by trustees.

 

To Apply: Qualified candidates who are interested in the position should apply to the director at the address listed below (email preferred). Please include in your application a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references.

Marcie Walsh-O'Connor, Director

Whitman Public Library

100 Webster Street

Whitman, MA 02382

mwalsh-oconnor@ocln.org

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Reference Librarian, Rivier University, Nashua, NH

Part-time Late Night Reference Librarian - Rivier University

 

Job description:

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

 

General Responsibilities:

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

 

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

 

Qualifications:

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

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

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

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

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Reference Librarian, Wellesley Free Library, Wellesley, MA

REFERENCE LIBRARIAN -- CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT (PART-TIME) 

TOWN OF WELLESLEY

 

The Wellesley Free Library is seeking a fun, flexible, and fearless part-time (16 hours/week) Children's Reference Librarian to provide high quality library service to children, young teens, parents, teachers, and caregivers. Under the supervision of the Children's Services Supervisor, duties will include reference desk service; extensive reader advisory; children's materials selection; and developing/implementing STEM, early literacy, outreach and enrichment programs for children from birth through grade 8. Saturday and evening hours required.

 

The hourly rate is $26.71 and the position is not benefit eligible. 

 

Requires: MLS; one to three years of reference experience; in-depth knowledge of collection development; demonstrated knowledge of effective children's services techniques; excellent oral and written communication skills; strong customer service skills; and excellent computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, e-mail, Internet searches and software specific to libraries.

 

Submit a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 525 Washington St., Wellesley, MA 02482 or e-mail as a Word document or PDF to hr@wellesleyma.gov by September 10, 2018. AA/EOE

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Library Systems Administrator, Boston College, Boston, MA

Library Systems Administrator
Boston College
Boston, MA
 
To apply: https://bc.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=2146&site=1

Reporting to the Head Librarian, Systems and Applications, the Library Systems Administrator will further the Library's mission by managing and maintaining library technologies that support the creation, acquisition, access, and preservation of scholarly resources. Working in the Library Systems & Applications Department, the Library Systems Administrator will collaborate with a team of library technologists. 

The Library Systems Administrator will serve as the primary manager for the Library's proxy server (EZProxy) and resource sharing systems (ILLiad/Rapid). The Library Systems Administrator will also serve as the secondary administrator for the Library's Integrated Library System (Alma). Duties include troubleshooting technical problems, installing software upgrades, log monitoring, communicating with users and vendors, and customizing user interfaces and functionality as needed. The Library Systems Administrator will also develop library software applications in project and/or team settings. 

The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of academic library operations, and a proven ability to work within a team environment and actively promote collaboration. He/she should possess knowledge of proxy servers (e.g., EZProxy) and resource sharing systems (e.g., ILLiad), as well as have experience with systems administration in a LAMP environment. Working knowledge of one or more structured programming languages (PHP, Ruby, Python, Java, etc.) is preferred. 

Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $67,700 to $84,650; salary commensurate with relevant experience.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree; MLS/MLIS/MIS from an ALA Accredited School preferred
  • Occasional weekend or off-work hours are required to handle system outages and routine maintenance.

Preferred: 
  •  2 years of related work experience 
  • Experience working in an academic library
  • System administration experience with RHEL/CentOS; experience configuring and managing web servers (e.g., Apache HTTP Server, Nginx, etc.)
  • Experience with application development in a Unix/Linux environment
  • Working knowledge of one or more structured programming languages (PHP, Ruby, Python, Java, etc.)
  • Experience with use of proxy servers for IP authentication (e.g., EZProxy)
  • Experience with resource sharing systems (e.g. ILLiad)
  • Proven ability to work within a team environment and actively promote collaboration
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to set priorities and work independently
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
About Boston College

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.

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Systems Librarian, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Job Description

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

Examples of Key Responsibilities

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

 

Qualifications

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

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

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

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Assistant Librarian, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT

Western Connecticut State University

Library Services

Assistant Librarian - Student Success

Tenure Track

Academic Year 2018 - 2019

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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


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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

Western is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Educator/Employer.

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Reference Librarian/ Library Services Coordinator, George H. & Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library, Hudson, NH

George H. & Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library, Hudson NH

Rodgers Memorial Library is seeking a full-time, Reference Librarian/ Library Services Coordinator. This is a full-time (40 hours per week) year-round position required to work one or two evenings a week with at least one Saturday/month. The position will be subject to a six-(6)-month probationary work period. 

Duties:

  • Reports to Library Director
  • Serves as department head for the Reference department.
  • Oversees and coordinates schedule for Reference Desk
  • Actively assists adult and young adult patrons in using print, non-print and electronic resources to secure information
  • Collection management of non-fiction collection
  • Assists patrons in using computer resources
  • Prepares readers' advisory materials and aids
  • Maintains library museum pass program
  • Oversees the library's genealogy program
  • Prepares and reports Reference department statistics for monthly reports
  • Works with other staff and patrons to ensure accurate entry of events to library calendar
  • Prepares or oversees monthly newsletter and publicity for library programs

Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • MLS candidate required, MLS preferred. 2+ years of library experience including some supervisory experience
  • High level of computer literacy required including social media, online resources Microsoft Office
  • Ability to train and supervise assigned staff
  • Actively enjoys working in collaborative environment

Applicants must possess the willingness to learn new skills. Must have good judgment and show 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.

Benefits:

The position will be covered by benefits offered to full-time employees of the Town of Hudson, NH. Finalists will be subject to a Criminal Background Check.

 

Closing Date: September 15, 2018 or until position is filled

Salary: $18.50 to start, 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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Head of Scholarly Communications, Copyright, and Publishing Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Head of Scholarly Communications, Copyright, and Publishing

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 

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

 

RANK AND SALARY

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

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

 

APPLICATION:

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

 

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

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Children's Librarian, Reading Public Library, Reading, MA

Friendly, enthusiastic children's librarian wanted at the Reading Public Library! Come join the team and help serve our very active, family-oriented community in our well-used, bright, sunny new space. We're open Sundays, October thru May from 1:00 - 5:00 pm, and are looking for additional help.
More info below:
Children's Librarian/2 Sundays per month (with the possibility of additional substitute hours)
$26.79 - $29.00 per hour    
Expected Hiring Range - *Sunday hours to be paid at 1.5x hourly rate

Summary
Performs a variety of professional work related to the conception, planning, and implementation of library services and the direct delivery of services to the public. Provides children, families, and caregivers with early literacy, preschool, and grade school programs that inform and educate.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  1. Provides customer service to young patrons and their caregivers and assists patrons in finding age appropriate books and materials. Answers reference questions, including reader advisory questions.
  2. Maintains knowledge of children's literature, periodicals, a-v materials, websites, and electronic media.
  3. Performs basic circulation duties in the Children's Room including registering children for library cards and assisting patrons of all ages with check out and check in procedures.
  4. Plans storytimes or other programs and curates collections as assigned by Division Head.
 
Minimum Qualifications 
  1. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in any subject and  a Master's Degree in Library Science; and
  2. One to three years of professional library experience with an emphasis on children or youth services.
  3. Experience with Evergreen preferred.
  4. Any equivalent combination of education and progressively responsible experience, with additional work experience substituting for the required education on a year for year basis. 
 
How to Apply
Application deadline: September 10, 2018
Applicants should visit the Town of Reading Human Resources page at: https://www.readingma.gov/human-resources/pages/employment-opportunities-0

Submit a completed "Employment Application for External Applicants," a resume, and a cover
letter via the "Click Here to Apply for Town Position" link.

Applications will also be accepted in the Human Resources Office, 16 Lowell Street, Reading, MA 01867.

A full Job Description is available upon request; Contact Judith Perkins, Human Resources Director.

The Town of Reading is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Archivist/Local History Librarian, Ipswich Public Library, Ipswich, MA

Archivist/Local History Librarian, Ipswich Public Library

The Town of Ipswich seeks qualified candidates for part-time (19 hours per week) non-benefited position of Archivist/Local History Librarian.

OVERVIEW: Under general direction of the Director of Library Services, manages the operation and administration of the Local History Collections in all formats. Oversees specialized Selection, Acquisitions, Material Classification and Cataloging, Inter-Library Loan Transactions and Correspondence, Grants and Preservation/Conservation related to these Collections. Coordinates Local History with other library services. Answers in-depth reference and research questions accurately and efficiently based upon a professional knowledge of information sources, reference procedures, in-depth knowledge of the Ipswich Public Library Historical Collections. Responsibility for the implementation of programs, outreach and marketing related to Local History. Related work as required.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Directly responsible for the Local History/Genealogy Collection  in all its formats: photographs; manuscripts; periodicals; newspapers; microfilms; Maps; Vertical Files; historic volumes and Local History/Genealogy resources. Performs a variety of duties in the direct delivery of professional departmental service to the public, including Reference, Reader's Advisory, Referral and program and publicity assistance but displays sound knowledge of entire Library's reference resources.
  • At the direction of the Director of Library Services, is responsible for the selection, assessment, weeding, inventory control, storage and retrieval, preservation and budget preparation for resources relating to the Local History Collection in all its formats: photographs; manuscripts; periodicals; newspapers; microfilms; Maps; Vertical Files; historic volumes and Local History/Genealogy resources.   
  • Is directly responsible for inventory, cataloging and organizing of Local History/Genealogy resources.
  • Responsible for preservation-sensitive handling, storage, retrieval and usage of the Local History Collection per professional best practices and Library policy.
  • Directly responsible for cataloging of Local History/Genealogy Collection in appropriate format for searching and retrieval by library staff and patrons.
  • Researches, identifies and acknowledges gifts and additions to the Local History Collection.
  • Collaborates with Ipswich educators, historians and local history stakeholders on educational programs, displays and events.
  • Responsible for all inquiries and correspondence relating to local history or genealogical searches. Maintains a cross-reference of inquiries and family ancestries. Maintains an active correspondence relating to searches; refers patrons to appropriate genealogical sources, collections and agencies.
  • Prepares grants and recommends materials for on-going historical conservation effort and digitization of resources.  Coordinates with professional conservationists in the protection and preservation of materials. Collaborates with Director in producing a list of "must-saves" identified in the Disaster Plan.
  • Assists the Director in the creation and development of the long-range Preservation Plan and in policy and procedures to support the local history collection.
  • Oversees yearly order of archival, preservation and storage supply materials related to the collection.
  • Makes policy recommendations to the Director and Library Trustees regarding procedures and access to the Local History Archives and updates orientation packet and finding aids in Archives room as needed.
  • Assesses and make recommendations for improvements to the Local History Archive with regard to equipment, shelving, HVAC updates, etc.
  • Plan and facilitate local history programs at the library, including both topics programs about Ipswich History and instructional courses related to research methods
  • Performs community outreach related to cultural heritage and history of Ipswich
  • Envisions the future cultural landscape of Ipswich and fosters that vision by cultivating relationships with other local history stakeholders in the community with shared goals

 

Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school; seven years of experience in library administration with specific education and experience in preservation and archives management; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be certified by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
  • Previous experience in writing grants and managing grant-funded projects, including budget management and reporting.
  • Previous experience in all aspects of public library programs, including planning, budgeting, and marketing and publicity.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of professional library work and of the organization and management of library operations including planning, budgeting, cataloging systems, automation and electronic data retrieval.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills. Ability to recognize and accomplish library priorities and work cooperatively to support their accomplishment; ability to interact effectively with other town department managers, local history stakeholders, state officials and citizen boards and committees and volunteers.
  • Ability to establish local history goals and objectives for the library; to manage multiple project assignments under occasional time constraints; to analyze complex issues and to develop relevant and realistic plans, programs and recommendations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; to establish positive public relations for the library's local history collections, and to interact effectively with a wide variety of  individuals and officials.
  • Ability to apply principles and practices of short and long term planning, staffing, directing, coordinating, delegating, reporting, and budgeting in the operation of a municipal department.
  • Ability to use and apply word processing and spreadsheets.

 

Full/Part Time

Part Time

 

Education

MLS

 

Salary

$30 hourly, 19 hours per week

 

How to Apply

For full position description and application instructions, please visit https://www.ipswichma.gov/Jobs.aspx.

Do not inquire with library.

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Multiple Positions, Social Law Library, Boston, MA

Job Description #1

Job Title: Librarian I - Patron Services (Full Time) 

Date Written: August 21, 2018 

Library Unit: Patron Services (Collection Maintenance, Circulation, Document Delivery)

Immediate Supervisor: Patron Services Librarian

 

This job involves consistent interaction with library patrons both in person and over the phone to help them locate materials in the print and online collections. The Librarian must be comfortable working in a group with frequent interruptions and have the ability to communicate clearly with fellow library staff and library patrons. A customer service work ethic and the ability to juggle multiple ongoing projects are expected. The Patron Services Department works closely with the Reference and Membership Departments to provide efficient and on time library services.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities (Includes approximate percentage of time spent on each): 

1. Staffing the Circulation desk (25%)
Greeting patrons when they enter the library; making sure members and non-members properly log in to the library system; providing orientation to the library and the collection; checking materials in and out; corresponding with patrons via phone, email and in person; retrieving materials for patrons requested via phone, email or online catalog; referring patrons to the Reference Department; and closing the Library along with another member of the Patron Services department.

 

2. Filling Document Delivery orders (20%)
Receiving and retrieving copy orders placed by phone, email, fax, online or in person; copying and scanning materials using photocopier or microfiche reader/printer to fill orders; delivering orders via email and USPS; running credit card information; using an online order system to track and maintain orders; retrieving court documents from the Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court Clerk's office.

 

3. Performing Collection Maintenance (25%)
Primarily includes scanning and shelving materials in the library by location and call number; shelf reading for accurate call number order; updating loose-leaf filing volumes as needed; and assisting with collection shifts, stack labeling or other clean-up projects. Similar tasks may be required at patrons' offices.

 

4. Assisting with interlibrary loan (15%)
Assists library patrons with locating materials not held by the Library using the OCLC Worldshare system and Sierra ILL module. Duties associated include: verifying citation received from library members; ordering materials via OCLC, identifying correct bibliographic records; communicating with members about the status of their requests; and processing materials received from other libraries. Fills requests from other institutions in a timely and accurate manner.

 

5. Other duties as assigned (20%)
These can include everything from helping to set up for library events and other administrative tasks to placing service calls for broken copiers and managing library card problems. This may also include participating in the Library's Point-to-Point service which will require some travel.

Position Requirements: 

Education: Bachelor's degree required. MLS from an ALA-accredited institution or current enrollment in a Library Science program at an ALA-accredited institution is strongly preferred.

Experience: Prior library experience using Innovative's Millennium or Sierra ILS; law library experience preferred.

 

Knowledge and Skills:
Patron service work ethic required. Must be detail oriented and able to follow instructions. Ability to work independently and maintain harmonious working relationships. Ability to work well with frequent interruptions. Knowledge of basic computer skills including OPAC searching. Must be comfortable with frequent telephone and computer use.

 

Contact with Others: Frequent contact with Library members, visitors and staff. Travel may be required to perform similar tasks at member libraries.

 

Working Conditions:

The Social Law Library is an air-conditioned smoke-free facility. Position requires stamina to load, unload and push book trucks and work on one's feet for periods of up to three hours at a time. Job entails some moderate lifting and furniture moving.

 

Schedule: This is a full-time salaried position of 35 hours per week and is scheduled to be 12-8 each day. Shifts are worked primarily on-site Monday through Friday, although some time may be spent at patrons' offices. Specific schedules are to be mutually agreed upon with the Patron Services Librarian.

 

Salary: $36,000 plus benefits

 

Contact: Submit letter of interest and resume to:

                                   Andrew Hyland, Patron Services Librarian

                                   Social Law Library

                                   John Adams Courthouse

                                   1 Pemberton Square

                                   Boston, MA 02108-1792

                                   Voice (617) 226-1500

                                   Fax (617) 523-2458

                                   e-mail: joblistings@socialaw.com 

Job descriptions are meant to be general guides to the duties and responsibilities of the job and are not intended to list every possible task an employee may be called upon to perform.

 

Job Description #2

Job Title: Patron Services Assistant (Part Time) 

Date Written:  August 21, 2018 

Library Unit: Patron Services (Collection Maintenance, Circulation, Document Delivery) 

Immediate Supervisor: Patron Services Librarian

This job involves consistent interaction with library patrons both in person and over the phone to help them locate materials in the print and online collections. A Patron Services Assistant must be comfortable working in a group with frequent interruptions and have the ability to communicate clearly with fellow library staff and library patrons. A customer service work ethic and the ability to juggle multiple ongoing projects are expected. The Patron Services Department works closely with the Reference and Membership Departments to provide efficient and on time library services.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities (Includes approximate percentage of time spent on each):

  1. Staffing the Circulation desk (30%): Greeting patrons when they enter the library; making sure members and non-members properly log in to the library system; providing orientation to the library and the collection; checking materials in and out; corresponding with patrons via phone, email and in person; retrieving materials for patrons requested via phone, email or online catalog; referring patrons to the Reference Department; communicating with the Reference Librarians; and opening and closing the Library.
  2. Filling Document Delivery orders (25%): Receiving and retrieving copy orders placed by phone, email, fax, online or in person; copying and scanning materials using photocopier or microfiche reader/printer to fill orders; delivering orders via email and USPS; running credit card information; using an online order system to track and maintain orders; retrieving court documents from the Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court Clerk's office.
  3. Performing Collection Maintenance (25%): Primarily includes scanning and shelving materials in the library by location and call number; shelf reading for accurate call number order; updating loose-leaf filing volumes as needed; and assisting with collection shifts, stack labeling or other clean-up projects. Similar tasks may be required at patrons' offices
  4. Other duties as assigned (20%): These can include everything from helping to set up for library events and other administrative tasks to placing service calls for broken copiers and managing library card problems. This may also include participating in the Library's Point-to-Point service which will require some travel.

 

 

Position Requirements: 

Education: Bachelor's degree required. MLS from an ALA-accredited institution is strongly preferred.

 

Experience: Prior library experience using Innovative's Millennium or Sierra ILS; law library experience preferred.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

Patron service work ethic required. Must be detail oriented and able to follow instructions. Ability to work independently and maintain harmonious working relationships. Ability to work well with frequent interruptions. Knowledge of basic computer skills including OPAC searching. Must be comfortable with frequent telephone and computer use.

 

Contact with Others: Frequent contact with Library members, visitors and staff. Travel may be required to perform similar tasks at member libraries.

 

Working Conditions:

The Social Law Library is an air-conditioned smoke-free facility. Position requires stamina to load, unload and push book trucks and work on one's feet for periods of up to three hours at a time. Job entails some moderate lifting and furniture moving.

 

Schedule: A minimum of 18 hours per week to be worked in shifts of no fewer than 3 hours between 8 am and 5 pm Monday through Friday. Shifts are worked primarily on-site Monday through Friday, although some time may be spent at patrons' offices. Specific schedules are to be mutually agreed upon with the Patron Services Librarian.

 

Compensation: $20 per hour

 

Contact:                        Submit letter of interest and resume to:

                                      Andrew Hyland, Patron Services Librarian

                                      Social Law Library

                                      John Adams Courthouse

                                      1 Pemberton Square

                                      Boston, MA 02108-1792

                                      Voice (617) 226-1500

                                      Fax (617) 523-2458

                                      e-mail:joblistings@socialaw.com

This job description is meant to be a general guide to the duties and responsibilities of the position and is not intended to list every possible task you may be called on to perform.

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Head Librarian, Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA

Peabody Essex Museum seeks an inspiring, imaginative, and accomplished HEAD LIBRARIAN.

Reporting to the Chief of Collection Services/Library Director, the Head Librarian will help oversee a venerable research library, enhancing access, visibility and reputation; strengthening collections and operations; and integrating the Library fully into the museum.

OPPORTUNITY TO: lead staff of 6 professional librarians, work with the Library Director to develop a collecting plan, staffing structure, and digitization plan for the Library; to advance scholarly standing, expand reach and impact, increase accessibility to scholarly researchers and the community, and to transform it into an innovative, active intellectual hub at the new Collection Center.

PEM's MISSION is to create transformative experiences that change lives through the exploration and celebration of creativity and culture in all its aspects. The Phillips Library is an integral part of this mission, supplying primary material for exhibitions, events, publications and programming; and supporting scholarship.

QUALIFICATIONS: MLS, MLIS, or equivalent training and experience; 7+ years' experience in a library or libraries with rare-book/MSS/archival collections; demonstrated administrative/managerial competence; knowledge of current library practices; record of strategic thinking and developing collections plans; record of community involvement; entrepreneurial leadership; successful fundraising and grant-writing; lively intellect and collaborative disposition.

FULL DETAILS: www.museum-search.com/open-searches.

Nominations welcome.

TO APPLY: Applications/nominations are confidential.

Email cover letter and résumé (Word documents preferred), salary requirement, and contact information for 3 references by 9/24/2018 to Marilyn Hoffman and Scott Stevens, Museum Search & Reference, searchandref@museum-search.com.

PEM is committed to diversity and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply. 

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

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

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

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

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

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Assistant Librarian, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT

Western Connecticut State University

Library Services

Assistant Librarian - Student Success

Tenure Track

Academic Year 2018 - 2019

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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


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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

Western is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Educator/Employer.

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Head of Reference, Goodnow Library, Sudbury, MA

SEARCH EXTENDED: Do you love making people's day? Are you an innovator? Are you excited about taking on the challenges of transforming libraries and reference services? Then we want to meet you! The Goodnow Library in Sudbury is seeking an energetic Head of Reference Services with the enthusiasm and ability to translate the needs and interests of our community into exciting library services and programs.

Duties:

Under the supervision of the Director, the Head of Reference will be responsible for the following:

  • Supervising five professional reference staff.
  • Performing a wide variety of information and reference services; developing and conducting programs; instructing customers in the use of library resources and technology; and assisting with collection development.
  • Planning and leading the implementation of programs and classes in technology skill-building, lifelong learning, educational support or workforce development.
  • Participating in Reader's Advisory services, including creating book display and lists.
  • Overseeing the library's art exhibit program and museum pass programs.

Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Library Science from an A.L.A.-accredited institution;
  • Three years progressively responsible library experience including supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job;
  • Experience with adult programming; collection development and database maintenance experience; 
  • Dedication to providing quality customer service;
  • Ability to plan, carry out and evaluate programs and develop new services;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and decision-making skills;
  • Enthusiastic and flexible in trying new approaches;
  • Knowledge of standard technologies, online resources and office software;
  • And the ability to learn and apply latest trends in technology and library services.

This position is full time (35 hours/week), which includes evenings and weekends.

A CORI will be required for the successful candidate. 

Salary: Starts at $49,813 in eight steps. Full benefits.

Closing Date: September 4, 2018

How to Apply: Please Submit Cover Letter & Resume to: Esmé Green, Library Director via email:  greene@sudbury.ma.us

The Town of Sudbury is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Administrative Coordinator, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME

Established in 2017 through the extraordinary gift of Peter and Paula Lunder, the Lunder Institute for American Art will create a unique forum for scholarship, creative works, dialogue, and mentorship among visiting scholars and artists, Colby faculty and students, and local and global communities; facilitate institutional exchange in the United States and internationally; and train future leaders in the field of American art through the Colby Museum and partner institutions around the world. The Lunder Institute will be integrated into the academic mission of Colby College and the Museum and is poised to become a preeminent research center for American art. A major mission of the Lunder Institute is to make connections between American and global art, inspiring an interchange of ideas between places and cultures and opening up new models for scholarly and creative engagement and production. It is also committed to multi-disciplinary, multi-genre exchange, allowing artists and scholars from a broad range of backgrounds and areas of expertise to engage in shared inquiry and dialogue. 

To advance critical and creative research in American art and related fields, the Institute will host a residential program for scholars and artists on campus and in downtown Waterville. Summer and academic-year residencies, ranging from several days to a year, will be offered to graduate students, scholars, curators, and emerging and internationally renowned artists who could develop new site-specific works on campus and in the community. The Lunder Institute's activities also will include an exhibition program, a robust publication program and the organization of major multi-disciplinary symposia.

Reporting to the director of the Lunder Institute and working closely with the directors team, the administrative coordinator will offer vital coordination of Lunder Institute programs including summer residencies and fellowships as well as public programming and will manage day-to-day operations and administrative functions. The administrative coordinator will contribute to building relationships and extending the outreach efforts of the Lunder Institute to the broader community at Colby, local and regional communities of Waterville and Maine, and global partners, and will coordinate initiatives to build access to creative and scholarly content and create opportunities for engagement with diverse communities and audiences. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our College.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Coordinate and facilitate Lunder Institute symposia, workshops, residencies and artist convenings; manage the planning, logistics, and communications as needed
  • Manage administration, planning, logistics, and travel for Lunder Institute residency and fellowship appointments, collaborating with Lunder Institute, Museum, and campus administrative teams to facilitate artist and fellow visits and convenings
  • Create and maintain Institute programming schedule, working closely with Lunder Institute program director and the Museum's Mirken senior coordinator of programs and audience engagement
  • Coordinate and provide support for Lunder Institute special events and public programs, including weekend and evening events
  • Serve as a visible and accessible representative of the Lunder Institute and maintain a significant presence for the Lunder Institute in 173 Main and in the community more broadly
  • Provide administrative coordination for Lunder Institute digital and print publications in collaboration with the program director and the Museum's Barbara Alfond manager of exhibitions and publications
  • Manage and track budgets for Lunder Institute scholarly and creative projects, artist residencies and fellowships, and administrative operations, working closely with Lunder Institute directors, the Museum's deputy director, the Museum's executive assistant to the director, and campus administration
  • Provide administrative coordination and logistical support for artist-commissioned projects and scholarly and creative initiatives
  • Provide necessary data analysis to support assessment and evaluation of Lunder Institute programs and initiatives
  • Manage day-to-day administrative and operational functions and purchasing
  • Coordinate communications and support relationship building with existing and potential Lunder Institute institutional collaborators
  • Provide administrative coordination for grant-seeking, grant management, and reporting
  • Perform additional duties as assigned; duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's degree or the equivalent in education and experience
  • At least two years of relevant work experience in museums or cultural institutions, higher education, or community-based organizations
  • Experience working with public programming and events, with experience in scholarly or community-based initiatives preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask in a fast-paced working environment
  • Talent for successful event planning
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and human relations skills
  • Ability and willingness to work with a diverse, highly academic community
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and work effectively with a diverse range of scholars, artists, and community makers and activists
  • Ability to build relationships and connect diverse audiences to Lunder Institute programs and initiatives
KEY RELATIONSHIPS:
The Lunder Institute administrative coordinator will work closely with the director of the Lunder Institute, program director, visiting distinguished artist and director of artist initiatives, and director of research, as well as the director of the Museum and staff, Colby faculty and students, and community partners and stakeholders.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
General open office and campus environment. Position involves sitting, although frequent movement is necessary. Computer usage involving repetitive hand/wrist motion is also necessary. The position will be located at 173 Main Street in downtown Waterville. Evening and weekend work is required based on programming needs.
TO APPLY:
Interested candidates should apply electronically by clicking the "Apply Now" button on the Colby College website. Please submit a letter of interest including salary requirements, resume, and the contact information of three professional references. Materials should be addressed to:

Lunder Institute Administrative Coordinator - Search Committee
Office of Human Resources
Colby College
5500 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, ME 04901-8855

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

Apply at: http://www.colby.edu/administration_cs/humanresources/employment/lunder_admin_coord_7_2018.cfm

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Americorps Museum Educator, Providence Children's Museum, Providence, RI

Be part of a team that leads STEAM-based program for children both in the community and at the Museum! This is a great program for individuals interested in museums, education, and community service to spend a year building their skills while making a difference in kids' lives. Our program runs full-time hours from September 17, 2018 until August 16, 2019.

The mission of the AmeriCorps program at Providence Children's Museum is to instill a lifetime love of learning in children - especially those whose exposure to rich educational experiences is limited.

We're looking for a group of dynamic and diverse individuals who have a strong commitment to hands-on learning and experience and/or training in child development. In return for their year of service, members receive benefits including living allowance, health insurance, childcare allowances, an educational grant and extensive training and professional development.

Please visit www.ChildrenMuseum.org/AmeriCorps.asps for more information and application information.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contract
SALARY RANGE: $13,372 stipend (plus $5,920 education award upon completion)

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Youth Services Librarian, Eldredge Public Library, Chatham, MA

Youth Services Librarian

Eldredge Public Library

Chatham, MA

 

The Eldredge Public Library is seeking applicants for the position of Youth Services Librarian. This is a full-time (37 hours per week) position with full benefits and a competitive salary. Some evening and Saturday hours are required with seasonal flexibility. 

Under the direction of the Assistant Director/Youth Services Department Head, the Youth Services Librarian is responsible for:

  • providing exemplary customer service
  • assisting with collection development
  • providing readers advisory services
  • creating, coordinating and executing developmentally appropriate programming for newborns through 18 years old
  • providing support for parents and caregivers through resources and programming
  • collaborating with schools and community organizations
  • maintaining an inviting physical space that supports learning and recreational activities
  • creating a variety of communications to promote activities and resources
  • representing the library throughout the community and to agencies and organizations serving children and teens and their adult caregivers

Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school, a minimum of three years library experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Thorough knowledge of children's and young adult literature, a high level of skill in creating compelling programs for various age groups, and the ability to communicate with and inspire young readers
  • Understanding of children's and young adult developmental stages
  • Excellent customer service and oral/written communication skills
  • Comfortable with new technology as well as social media
  • Physical ability to meet the demands and uniqueness of a busy Youth Services Department
  • An inclusive and collaborative thinker
  • Passionate advocate for literacy of all kinds

Visit the library website at www.eldredgelibrary.org/employment for more detailed information. 

Applicants must submit a letter of interest and resume to Amy Andreasson, Director, Eldredge Public Library, 564 Main Street, Chatham, MA 02633. 

The position will remain posted until filled. 

The Eldredge Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

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Resources & Development Position, Sacred Heart University Library, Fairfield, CT

About Sacred Heart University: Sacred Heart University, the second-largest independent Catholic university in New England, offers more than 80 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs on its main campus in Fairfield, Conn., located less than 60 miles from Manhattan and approximately 150 miles from Boston. With its five miles of shoreline, marinas, parks, open space and plenty of shopping and fine dining, Fairfield is consistently recognized as a top community in the Northeast in which to live.

In 2018 the town earned an A+ in a 'report card' by Niche on "Best Places to Live" in Connecticut. Sacred Heart also has satellites in Connecticut, Luxembourg and Ireland. It comprises more than 300 acres of land, including an 18-hole golf course and the former global headquarters of General Electric. Rooted in the 2000- year-old Catholic intellectual tradition and the liberal arts, Sacred Heart embraces a vision for social justice and educates students in mind, body and spirit to prepare them personally and professionally to make a difference in the global community.

More than 8,500 students attend the University's six colleges: Arts & Sciences; Health Professions; Nursing; the Jack Welch College of Business; the Isabelle Farrington College of Education; and St. Vincent's College. Consistently recognized for excellence, The Princeton Review includes SHU in its guides, Best 382 Colleges-2018 Edition, "Best in the Northeast" and Best 267 Business Schools-2018 Edition. It also placed SHU on its lists for "Best College Theater" and "Most Engaged in Community Service," each of which comprises only 20 U.S. schools. U.S.News & World Report ranks SHU in its Best Colleges 2018 guidebook and calls SHU the fourth "Most Innovative School" in the North. The Chronicle of Higher Education also names SHU one of the fastest-growing Roman Catholic universities in its 2016 almanac.

Sacred Heart has a Division I athletics program. www.sacredheart.edu

Job Description: This position manages a dynamic, innovative and collaborative collection development program, ensuring that library print and digital resources meet the ever-changing needs of the diverse academic community at SHU, including assessing and analyzing patterns and levels of digital and tangible resource usage. This position also serves as a liaison to faculty in assigned subject areas, which involves meeting with faculty regarding curriculum needs, answering questions, and teaching information literacy.

Duties include:

Scholarly Resources: Participates in Library-wide planning and administration of all digital and print resource development and analysis; Develops plans for tangible and digital resource collection, collation, and assessment; Manages all functions integral to the development of library collections in all available formats; Organizes the resource development and assessment process for faculty and librarian liaisons and leads the liaison program; Establishes and revises the tangible and digital resource development budgets in collaboration with Director of Library Information and Budget; Uses statistical and analytic information to monitor and assess usage of digital and tangible resources; Assesses and manages all incoming gift books and other items, in collaboration with the University Librarian and University Advancement; Integrates Open Access resources into library resource management, including evaluation of quality, currency, and length of retention; Maintains professional contacts and stays abreast with developments in acquisitions and resources development, and copyright law and compliance by attending conferences and remaining up-to-date with the professional literature.

Faculty and Subject Liaison: Organizes and manages librarians' assignment and collaboration with departments, programs, and subjects; Assures regular contact and collaboration with faculty members in selected subject areas, most of which will be in the College of Arts and Sciences; Participates in the creation and maintenance of diverse learning objects for selected subject areas and applications with other librarians; Participates with other library professionals in providing reference and instructional services.

Other: Maintains professional contacts and stays abreast with developments in acquisitions and resources development, and copyright law and compliance by attending conferences and remaining up-to-date with the professional literature. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Requirements: MLS from an ALA accredited library school; Experience in resource or collection development; Knowledge of contemporary collection development principles, and assessment and resource management and assessment applications; Excellent communication skills; Ability to work with faculty and library staff in a peer-to-peer organization; Second master's degree in a substantive area preferred.

Additional Information: Extensive use of computer and web applications.

Application Instructions: Please apply online, faxes and emails will not be accepted. A cover letter is appreciated. Sacred Heart University, rooted in the Catholic Intellectual Tradition and the Liberal Arts, embraces a vision for social justice, educates students in mind, body, and spirit to prepare them personally and professionally to make a difference in the global community.

Sacred Heart University aspires to achieve prominence through innovative teaching and learning while cultivating a campus community that is recognized as caring and creative.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Sacred Heart University encourages qualified members of underrepresented groups to apply.

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Library Assistants, Boston College High School, Boston, MA

Library Assistant - Full-time

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

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

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

Duties include: 

1. Instructional Partner

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

2. Information Specialist

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

3. Professional Development

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

 

Library Assistant - Part-time 

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

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

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

Duties include: 

1. Instructional Partner

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

2. Information Specialist

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

3. Professional Development

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

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Head, Public Services, Abbot Public Library, Marblehead, MA

HEAD, PUBLIC SERVICES, ABBOT PUBLIC LIBRARY, MARBLEHEAD, MA

SUMMARY

A traditional New England coastal community, 18 miles north of Boston, the Town of Marblehead features a notable historical heritage, a lively cultural scene, ample natural beauty and strong support for its public library. Come join a dedicated, creative and energetic team, at an exciting time in the Library's history, as we move forward from celebrating our 140th anniversary to planning for a major building renovation!

 

Reporting to the Library Director and partnering with the Head, Technical Services,  the Head, Public Services is a key member of the Library's management group. The Head, Public Services oversees, coordinates, participates in, and continuously advances the Library's Public Services operations -- Reference, Reader's Advisory, Circulation, Stack Maintenance and related aspects of the user experience. In addition, the Head, Public Services serves as selector for materials in defined areas of the adult collections. The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic and flexible team player, with professional experience well-matched to the position's duties and responsibilities. The full-time 40 hours/week work schedule includes some evening and weekend shifts.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Directly oversees staff whose primary responsibilities are in the Public Services area. Coordinates the Public Services activities of staff whose responsibilities are equally or primarily in other areas. Participates in and/or coordinates the training and onboarding of all staff with responsibilities in Public Services. 
  • Coordinates and oversees all staff providing Reference service in performance of duties.
  • Selects materials for purchase in assigned areas of the adult collections, including informational resources in both print and electronic formats.  Makes recommendations regarding the development and management of materials in these collections.
  • In consultation with the Library Director, oversees scheduling to ensure adequate coverage of public service desks (Circulation, Reference, Children's Room). Modifies daily schedules, when needed.
  • Provides input on Public Services issues, for the Director.
  • Stays informed regarding current issues and trends related to library public services, and proposes ways to move the Library's public services forward.
  • In coordination with the Head, Technical Services, oversees daily operation of the Library in the Director's absence.
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature and complexity as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS 
A Master's Degree in Library Science, with a minimum of 2 years of experience in a library public services supervisory position. Strong communication and customer service skills. Excellent computer literacy, including ability to explain technology to users. Flexibility; dependability; demonstrated ability to function effectively as both a team member and team leader. Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs. and stand for extended periods.

 

SALARY RANGE

$54,549.22 - $72,542.48, annually


CLOSING DATE
Open until filled. Preference given to applications received by September 7th, 2018.

 

APPLICATIONS
Please email a letter of interest and resume to:
Patricia Rogers, Director, Abbot Public Library, at rogers@noblenet.org

Mailing address is:
235 Pleasant Street
Marblehead, MA 01945

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Information Associate, Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA

Veritude is hiring for an Information Associate at Fidelity Investments based in Boston, MA. This is a contract role through the end of 2018 with the potential to extend.

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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Teen's Librarian, Westwood Public Library, Westwood, MA

The Westwood Public Library is seeking a creative, entrepreneurial-thinking, and enthusiastic professional to provide high-quality library services for teen and young adult residents of Westwood, as well as the general public. The Teens' Librarian will provide research instruction, programming, collection development and Reader's Advisory services to teen and young adult patrons. This position is 19 hours per week and reports directly to the Head of Adult Services. 

Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provides Reader's Advisory for teens and young adults (generally age 11 through age 18), promoting reading and literature resources. Prepares booklists and book displays; designs and implements Summer Reading program.
  • Engages in advocacy, outreach and collection development consistent with provision of college preparatory skills and identification of 21st century skills for Westwood youth.
  • Delivers instruction in computer, e-reader, tablet and smart phone use, individually or in group classes. Serves as instructional resource for library research tools and the Public Access Catalog. Provides basic troubleshooting for public computers.
  • Develops assigned collections; purchases, plans shelving, advertises via displays and lists both in print and electronically; initiates purchases, weeds collections, and may assist in cataloging of library materials.
  • Assists teen and adult patrons in locating information and materials in the library, Minuteman Library Network, other libraries or online.
  • Manages the Young Adult budget and incorporates new genres as budget allows. Seeks and applies for grant funding.
  • Organizes, advertises and promotes a variety of weekly and monthly teen programs and events.
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with schools, community groups, agencies and non-profits that focus on youth so as to plan and deliver programs and services that meet local teen needs and interests.
  • Works closely with school librarians and teachers to provide reserve and reference collections for school assignments.
  • Coordinates Teen Advisory Board, including recruitment of members, outreach, publicity and programming activities.
  • Assists in managing parts of the library's website; maintains Westwood Public Library teen online presence and social media.
  • Evening and weekend work required. 

Qualifications and Experience: Master in Library Science from an A.L.A.-accredited institution with a minimum of one year of progressively responsible experience in library operations, or any equivalent combination of qualifications and experience. Experience working with teenagers, particularly in a library and/or school setting. Knowledge of library principles and procedures. Excellent public relations and research skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. 

Salary and Benefits: This is a 19-hour-per-week, non-benefit-eligible position with a salary range of $27.02 - $33.75 per hour in ten steps. 

Apply To: www.townhall.westwood.ma.us/hr by September 4, 2018.

Include resume and cover letter. 

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Digital Archivist, State of Rhode Island, Providence, RI

The Digital Archivist will lead the State Archives digital program and increase capacity to address related programmatic needs, issues of records management, and establish best practices for increasing public access to digital materials in a way that enables the Department of State to achieve its mission: to engage and empower all Rhode Islanders by making government more accessible and transparent, encouraging civic pride, enhancing commerce and ensuring that elections are fair, fast, and accurate.

The State Archives and Public Records Administration is a unit within the Division of State Archives, Library & Public Information, a division that works to ensure that information about Rhode Island government and history is easily available and readily accessible to all Rhode Islanders. The Digital Archivist is a hard-working individual who is dedicated to connecting Rhode Islanders with accurate, timely, and responsive information about their historical documents and government records in a prompt and professional manner. S/he has a passion for excellence and innovation, a desire to implement emerging technologies, and enthusiasm for collaboration and fostering strong relationships with the Department's partners and constituents. S/he must also welcome the challenges and opportunities of the Department's digital initiatives.

The Digital Archivist will provide advice and training regarding records management and transfer, data mapping between hybrid and born-digital collections, and the use of digital tools and techniques. S/he will prepare digital objects for preservation and access. The Digital Archivist will assist the State Archivist and Public Records Administrator in developing the web archiving program for the Division of Archives, Library, and Public Information. S/he will also be the lead resource for digital records management issues and solutions.

Illustrative Examples of Work Performed: Administrative: Performs office work directly related to the establishment and implementation of electronic records policies, goals, and objectives.

  • In consultation with the State Archivist and Public Records Administrator, establish and implement electronic records policies, control schedules, goals, and objectives, that support the initiatives of the Division of State Archives, Library, & Public Information and the Department of State.
  • Cooperate with and assist state and municipal agencies, individuals, and other institutions on projects designed to facilitate and enhance digital access related to Rhode Island history, government, and culture.
  • Work with the State Archivist and Public Records Administrator to ensure ongoing and proper care of digital archival collections. Collaborate with IT and eGov to store, protect, and preserve born-digital and hybrid governmental records for increased public access.
  • Assist in the process, ingest, and workflow for the routine acquisition, preservation, and access of born-digital materials given to the State Archives, including email, websites, social media, and other electronic records. Promptly inventories, appraises, identifies, and processes records; develops retention and disposition schedules expeditiously; and updates as needed.
  • Coordinate the transfer of digital materials from a variety of current and legacy media formats such as tapes, floppy disks, CDs, and hard drives, and implement mechanisms for ensuring the authenticity, preservation, and access of this material.
  • Assist in creation, update, and distribution of clear, plain-language recommendations, guidance and other materials regarding digital archives and records management. Conduct seminars and provide direction and training to partners on digital archives, records management, use of the online catalog, and other electronic resources as needed.
  • Stay up-to-date on current trends and practices in quality cybersecurity and coordinate with IT and eGov on cybersecurity for digital repository and archives software.
  • Create and maintain finding aids that comply with industry standards.
  • Conduct, promote, encourage, and assist with research about Rhode Island history, government, and culture in the reference and reading room, and as otherwise needed.
  • Attend professional conferences and represent the State Archives and Public Records Administration at public and professional presentations.
  • Perform other Department of State tasks and duties as necessary.

Required Qualifications for Appointment:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Master's Degree in Library Science accredited by the American Library Association, with a concentration or demonstrated coursework in archival studies or digital archives, or any combination of education and experience that shall be substantially equivalent to the previously described education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a dynamic, time-restricted environment. Ability to work under pressure with good humor.

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Director, Westford Historical Society & Museum, Westford, MA

The Westford Historical Society & Museum first formed in 1958 to study, document, and preserve Westford's history and material artifacts. Housed in the original 1794 Westford Academy building--one of the first co-educational secondary schools in Massachusetts -- Westford Academy is noted for a student body that included the son of Paul Revere, and Ellen Swallow Richards, the first female to be accepted to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

THE POSITION

The Director of the Westford Museum is the public face of the Westford Historical Society. The Director acts as media spokesperson for the Museum; participates in strategic planning and helps develop vision for the museum and then implements those plans; seeks and receives funding through grant applications and other fund-raising activities; directs acquisition and maintenance, display, and general welfare of the collection in accordance with professional standards. Responsible for development of plans and budgets for exhibits, and programs for consideration by the Board. Responsible for orientation, training, work assignments, motivation, and evaluation of volunteers and any other staff.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Previous Museum Management experience. A Strategic and Visionary Leader. An Engaged and Enthusiastic Ambassador. Nonprofit Management. Passion for the Mission.

CONTACT 

whssearch@gmail.com for full job description.

All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential. EOE/AAO

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: 14,000/year

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Multiple Openings, Windsor Public Library, Windsor, CT

#1: Kidspace Library Clerk/PT 

The Windsor Public Library is seeking a knowledgeable, tech-savvy part-time library clerk with a strong commitment to serving children and their caregivers to join our Kidspace team. Responsibilities include reference, reader's advisory and computer assistance at the busy Kidspace desk; shelving and shelf-reading of materials and additional projects as needed.

 

Our ideal candidates will be enthusiastic, passionate about literacy, team-spirited, motivated, and organized; communicate effectively orally and in writing with diverse customers and coworkers; and be able to work in a fast paced, customer service environment with patience, flexibility and attention to detail.

 

Minimum requirements: Bachelor's degree plus one (1) or more years library experience working with children; comfort working with computers, technology and social media: proficiency with MS Office Suite, Internet, and other programs as needed; familiarity with specific applications (i.e. Innovative Interfaces ILS, Excel and Publisher), a plus. Schedule is Mondays 5:00 PM -9:00 PM, one Sunday 1:45 PM-5:00 PM per month, plus substitution. Salary is $14.00-$15.00/hour, depending on experience.

 

Please apply at https://townofwindsorct.com/jobs. Application deadline is Friday, September 7, 2018 at 5:00PM. The Town of Windsor is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the workforce. EOE/AA

 

#2: Children's Librarian (part-time)

Windsor Public Library has an excellent opportunity for a part-time ALA accredited MLS Librarian with experience in public library operations.

To become a successful member of our busy Kidspace team, the ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to serving children and their caregivers through programming and collection development.  He/she will assist the Head of Children's Services in the essential functions of our Kidspace and work closely with the other members of the Kidspace team. The candidate will provide reference assistance and reader's advisory to children and adults and develop and run a variety of Kidspace programs. Additional duties may include writing both in-house and local publicity for Kidspace programs, develop readings lists for children and caregivers, providing computer assistance to children, and providing coverage at the Kidspace desk. 

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; and, be able to work in a fast paced, customer service environment with patience, flexibility and attention to detail.

Minimum requirements: Master's Degree in Library Science; one (1) or more years library experience working with children; be comfortable working 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. Scheduled hours are Tuesday 9:00AM-1:00PM, Wednesday 4:00-9:00PM, Thursday 1:00-5:00PM, and Friday 10:00AM-5:00PM for a total of 20 hours per week. Salary is $18-$22/hr., depending on qualifications and experience.   

To apply: Please complete an on-line application at https://townofwindsorct.com/jobs and attach a cover letter and resume by Friday, September 7, 2018 at 5:00PM. The Town of Windsor is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the workforce. EOE/AA

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

Search:

#683

Date Posted:

08/09/2018

Type/Department:

 Administrator in Library

Search Status:

Searching for Candidates - Accepting Applications

Apply Now:

Would you like to apply for this position?

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

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

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

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

www.hampshire.edu

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

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

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Director, Tiverton Public Library, Tiverton, RI

Tiverton Public Library is hiring a full time library director. 

The ideal candidate will have an MLS or MLIS from an accredited school; 3 to 5 years of progressively responsible administrative/supervisory experience in a library; excellent verbal and written communication skills; a belief in the value and importance of customer service, public programming, and positive change; and be a strong leader able to work well with trustees, staff, library users, local government, and the community at large.

For a complete job description and salary, visit tivertonlibrary.org under "how hiring". 

Tiverton Library is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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Graduate Librarian/Adult Services Librarian, Palmer Public Library, Palmer, MA

Graduate Librarian I/II Adult Services Librarian 

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 smaher@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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Library Director, Palmer Public Library, Palmer, MA

Posting for Library Director, Palmer Public Library

Library Director- Palmer (MA) Public Library. Creative, energetic leader with strong public service orientation needed to direct all phases of operations in a busy vibrant library, 30,000 square feet on 3 floors; experienced staff, mostly unionized, of 13 FT and PT personnel; serving a town of 12,000 people centrally located in the scenic Quaboag Valley; annual circulation of 137,492 in FY 17 (11.29 per capita); member of C/WMARS network using Evergreen open source software. 

Knowledge of administrative practices, budget management, and library technology, plus ability to work well with public officials and community organizations.

MLS degree from an ALA accredited program, plus 5 years minimum experience in a leadership position. 

Competitive salary and benefits. 

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

For a full job description or to apply, email cover letter, resume, and names of three professional references to: kesasur@comcast.net

Palmer (MA) Public Library web site: www.palmer.lib.ma.us

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Youth Services Librarian, Hollis Social Library, Hollis, NH

Hollis Social Library

Youth Services Librarian-Full Time

 

The Hollis Social Library seeks a highly motivated Youth Librarian to join our staff to serve the children and teens of the Town of Hollis, a historic town in southern New Hampshire. This is a full-time, 40 hours per week, position with benefits.

The Youth Librarian is responsible for the operation of the Children's/Young Adult Department, including programming, collection development, cataloging, and readers advisory services. The duties include, but are not limited to, assisting children, parents, teachers, and teens in selecting, locating, and utilizing library resources and instructing children and teens in library use and database usage.

 

Planning and conducting programs for children and teens throughout the year is a major component of the position. Programs offered during the year include story times, reading clubs, after school programs, holiday events, craft programs with special emphasis on the summer reading program. Publicity for the programs is done by the Youth Librarian, aligned with the library publicity strategy.

 

Community outreach is essential to ensure collection development and programs meet the ever growing and changing needs of the Hollis community. As a spokesperson for the Hollis Social Library, the Youth Librarian is responsible for visiting local schools, and educating staff and students about the resources the Hollis Social Library has available to them. It is equally important to engage with the school librarians and collaborate on educational support for students in the Hollis community.

 

The Youth Librarian also provides assistance at the circulation desk as needed. Supervises work of circulation assistants, library pages, and volunteers, as needed. Oversees building operations when designated to do so by the Director.


The successful candidate will have a positive outlook, strong customer service skills, flexibility, a good sense of humor, and a commitment to promoting literacy and creating a warm, inviting atmosphere for children, teens, and their families.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified applicants must have an MLS degree from an accredited college. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. A thorough knowledge of current trends in children's and young adult literature; the ability to read aloud and relate to listeners; knowledge of computer functions and social media platforms; children/teen programming experience; demonstrated ability to work well with staff and public; initiative, dependability, good judgment, tact and courtesy. 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preferred candidates will have a minimum of two years' experience working with children and teens in a public or school library setting.

 

POSITION DETAILS:

This position is 40 hours per week including evening and weekend hours.

Annual salary $37,000 with full benefits package.

Closing date: October 15, 2018

TO APPLY: Visit our website: https://www.hollislibrary.org/get-involved/employment-opportunities/

Or send your resume and cover letter to: Hollis Social Library, Attn: Laura Klain, PO Box 659, Hollis, NH 03049

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Weekend Reference Librarian, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA

Part time weekend reference librarian. Assist patrons in finding information. Make and update Libguides. Other duties as assigned. Work every other weekend. Some flexibility needed. 

Please email resume and cover letter to Margaret_Manion@uml.edu.

Qualifications

Reference experience.

Full/Part Time

Part Time

Education

MLS

Salary

TBD

Closing Date

How to Apply

Please email resume to Margaret_Manion@uml.edu.

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Weekend Librarian, Bay State College Library, Boston, MA

The Bay State College Library is seeking a weekend librarian for the 2018 fall semester. This position is ideal for a current library science student or 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
  • Troubleshooting issues with computers, Microsoft Office, and printers
  • Circulating library materials to students and faculty
  • Other projects or duties as assigned by the Librarian, such as copy cataloging, LibGuides editing, or collection development



Requirements:

  • Enrollment in (or completion of) an ALA-accredited library science program
  • Availability Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-6pm from September 15th-December 16th, 2018
  • Excellent search skills (including databases, the web, and library catalogs) and familiarity with multiple citation styles
  • Ability to problem solve and work independently with minimal supervision 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Special consideration will be given to candidates with an ability/willingness to occasionally substitute for the day or evening weeknight librarian


The library assistant is a temporary contract position and does not offer benefits. Hourly rate of pay is $17. Interested candidates should forward a letter of interest and current resume to Jessica Neave, jneave@baystate.edu.

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Para-Professional Catalogers, Backstage Library Works, Boston, MA

Backstage Library Works, based in the United States in Provo, Utah, and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, provides technical services to libraries, museums, and archives around the world.

August 2nd, 2018

Long-Term Temporary Employment Opportunity

Boston, MA (Beacon Hill)

Immediate opening

Para-Professional Catalogers (2)

Full-time position available in Boston, MA

Fully benefitted after 2 months, with paid time off accrual and 8 paid holidays per calendar year

Job Description

The expected duration of this project will be from September 2018 to July 2019 (although the project may be completed sooner), working 5 days (37.5 hours) per week. The Cataloger will be working on-site at the State Library of Massachusetts in Boston, performing original and copy cataloging. A small selection of materials will be monographs, to be followed, in priority order, by maps, photographs, and pictures. 

The Cataloger will provide editing of copy records, including addition of in-house classification, LC subject headings, and missing RDA fields, and work with materials for which there is no copy available to create new original records in OCLC Connexion. Cataloger will also be required to do some physical processing.

Responsibilities

  • Perform original & copy cataloging using RDA standard in MARC format
  • Search, edit, and create copy and original records in OCLC Connexion as well as update holdings and some master records.
  • Export records from OCLC Connection to the library's Evergreen ILS and edit item-level records.
  • Attach barcodes and spine labels to each item processed
  • Meet daily production levels and standards
  • Complete cataloging at a Special Collection's workstation - the task of retrieving and re-shelving materials will be the responsibility of Special Collections staff.
  • Make informed decisions within given specifications with little supervision

 

Requirements

  • ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS degree OR considerable professional cataloguing experience
  • Attentiveness to detail and quality
  • Work in a deadline-oriented, production environment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently & productively
  • Learn new skills quickly and thoroughly
  • Basic familiarity with Windows & Microsoft Office suite
  • Familiarity with library standards, including RDA, MARC21, AACR2, and LCSH
  • Type speed minimum: 50+ wpm
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs.
  • Must pass a general knowledge test as well as two cataloging tests.
  • Must pass a background check and drug test prior to appointment
  • Experience with original and copy cataloging in OCLC

 

To apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume via email to Alex McComas (amccomas@bslw.com). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Multiple Openings, Lasell College, Auburndale, MA

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Library Director, Wareham Free Library, East Wareham, MA

Library Director, Wareham Free Library

The Wareham Free Library seeks an enthusiastic, forward-thinking Library Director to manage and guide its main and branch libraries. This is an exciting time for the Wareham Free Library, which will be recertified by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) in November of 2018. The Director will have significant impact on the library's post-certification development, refining and enhancing the newly-recertified library's services, programs, and community outreach.

The library has supportive Friends and Foundation groups that are responsible for raising funds to support library services. The Foundation is prepared to launch an endowment campaign, and the Director is expected to assist in some capacity.

The successful candidate should possess skills, experience, and/or education in the following areas:

  • Strategic planning, having an ability to solicit stakeholder feedback and work alongside the MBLC to develop a progressive and dynamic vision of the library and to see it through
  • Supervision, encouraging professional development among staff
  • Consensus and relationship building with various library stakeholders, especially municipal officials, Library Trustees, and Friends and Foundation groups
  • Fundraising and capital projects as well as building management
  • Flexibility and a willingness to serve the public in novel and creative ways to ensure excellent public service and continuity of operations
  • Good business sense and an understanding of municipal budgeting processes, being responsible for preparing the library's budget
  • Community engagement and a willingness to represent the Library professionally not only in the Town of Wareham but also to the wider library environment (e.g., the library's consortium, professional organizations)

Qualifications

Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program

At least three years of increasingly responsible public library experience including management or an equivalent of education and experience

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS

Salary

Commensurate with qualifications, ranging from $66,306-$70,344

Closing Date

Open until filled

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to the Human Resources Director:

Dorene M. Allen-England, Esq.

Memorial Town Hall

54 Marion Road

Wareham, MA 02571

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Assistant Librarian, North Shore Community College, Lynn, MA

NSCC is one of 15 Massachusetts community colleges. The college serves 26 cities and towns along the coastal region from north metropolitan Boston to Cape Ann. Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single building to three campuses, and from five to nearly 90 academic programs of study. The college has an urban campus in downtown Lynn, a suburban campus in Danvers and a cosmetology and culinary center in Middleton. Nearly 35,000 students have graduated from NSCC. The college is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.


Job Description:

PT Assistant Librarian, Lynn Campus Library

Non-benefited, MCCC unit position

This is a 20 hour per week daytime position, with requests for reemployment considered for renewal each semester for the academic year and for summer sessions. Hours will be negotiated between Monday and Friday from 8 am - 4pm based on the Library's needs.

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

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

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


Requirements:

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


Additional Information:

Salary: $28.29 per hour This is a non-benefited, MCCC Unit position.

Starting date: September 6th, 2018

North Shore 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 and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

 

Application Instructions:

Submit resume and cover letter indicating how your experience matches the qualifications of the position. 

Apply here: http://www.northshore.edu/hr/interviewExchange.jsp?contentUrl=http%3A//nscc.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp%3FJOBID%3D101117

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

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


Responsibilities:

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


Requirements:

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

 

Salary Range: $58,450 to $73,050; salary commensurate with relevant experience.


About Boston College:

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.


More information and to apply: https://bc.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=2157

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Director, Lynnfield Public Library, Lynnfield, MA

DIRECTOR OF LYNNFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Lynnfield Public Library is seeking a dynamic and innovative Library Director who will lead the library in its rapidly changing role as Lynnfield's central community and cultural center. The successful candidate will spearhead the delivery of traditional and emerging library services that meet the needs of all Lynnfield's population segments.

 

The Library Director will manage daily operations, patron services, building management and programs. The Director will plan, organize, and oversee all aspects of municipal services in conformity with the policies established by the Board of Trustees, the by-laws of the NOBLE (North of Boston Library Exchange) consortium, the regulations of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, the by-laws of the Town of Lynnfield and the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

 

This position reports directly to the Board of Trustees and will fulfill the following job requirements:

 

New Library Construction Project

  • Execute the vision outlined in the approved state construction grant application and the services and programs it will provide to the community
  • Expand community awareness and support for the building project and work with MBLC for support of Provisional Grant
  • Direct the construction process to the town funding stage and advocate for the library in the community
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the Library Building Committee

 

Community Outreach & Public Engagement

  • Lead the Library in fostering community and support local culture in engaging ways that respond to the needs of all patrons
  • Conduct presentations to various public and private organizations in the community
  • Initiate and develop programming tailored to local interests and trends
  • Market Library programs, collections, and services through social media and print outlets

 

Library Operations

  • Manage Library functions such as collection development, acquisitions, cataloging, and reference services
  • Supervise recruitment, hiring, management, professional development, discipline, and, if necessary, dismissal of personnel
  • Oversee maintenance of library building and grounds, making recommendations to the Board of Trustees and Department of Public Works for updates and repairs as needed
  • Research and manage integral building technology including: computer network services, Internet connectivity, interoperability of external networks and mobile technology
  • Prepare, write, and manage grants and grant proposals

 

Fiscal Management

  • Develop, manage, report and defend the annual operating and capital budgets in conjunction with the Board of Trustees and appropriate Town personnel
  • Work closely with the Friends of the Lynnfield Library to identify priorities for the supplemental library funds that organization provides

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS or MLIS) from an ALA-accredited institution
  • A minimum of five (5) or more years of progressively responsible library experience with substantial supervisory oversight
  • Thorough knowledge of Library administration, strategic planning, finance, technology, personnel administration, facility management, public relations and fundraising
  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills with the ability to collaborate with all segments of the community
  • Effective interpersonal skills and experience working with a unionized workforce
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and a strong desire to lead a local Library to its next stage of development and transformation
  • A customer oriented approach in serving patrons of all ages

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Successful results in building expansion/renovation and new construction, major projects, fundraising programs, grant writing, and community projects are highly desirable
  • Knowledge and experience with strategic long-range planning and all of its processes

 

COMPENSATION:

$80,000-$90,000  with municipal benefits

 

The Town of Lynnfield is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer.

 

All interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to lfdsearchcommittee@gmail.com for consideration.

The closing date is Friday, September 14th.

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Librarian IV, New Haven Free Public Library, New Haven, CT

New Haven Free Public Library (NHFPL) is looking for a Librarian IV to join our senior management team as we embark on implementing our new Strategic Framework, Growing Together. One City. One Future. More than 20 NHFPL librarians have been participated in Innovation Builders' EXCITE Transformation for Libraries training. New Haven is a mecca for the arts, global cuisine, intellectual capital, and celebrating the rich diversity of the city. The library works with scores of nonprofits and community organizations, with recent designation as an anchor institution for New Haven's "Innovation Places, CTNext initiative

 

Librarian IV: Assignment in Adult Learning, Partnership Services, & Communications

Deadline: 8/24/2018

SALARY MINIMUM: $74,005 ANNUALIZED

To learn more about this opening and apply online, refer to:

https://www.newhavenct.gov/gov/depts/hr/looking_for_a_job_/job_information/job_postings.htm?JobID=134

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Librarian, Cranston Public Library, Cranston, RI

CRANSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

LIBRARIAN I

YOUTH SERVICES LIBRARIAN 

The Cranston Public Library is seeking an extraordinary candidate for the position of Librarian I: Youth Services Librarian -Auburn Branch. The Cranston Public Library is innovating and evolving library services to fulfil the needs of our changing and diverse community. CPL values a commitment to public service and believes in the professional development of our library staff. Come join our team!

Under general supervision of the Coordinator of Youth Services, with advice, guidance and direction from the Branch Librarian, is responsible for youth services in the branch library, with opportunities to contribute to youth services system-wide. This is a 35 hour per week union position with some nights and weekends required.

The Cranston Public Library (CPL) system consists of a central library with five branch locations. CPL serves a population of 80,000 residents and is one of the busiest public libraries in Rhode Island. In 2016 CPL received the LibraryAware Community Award and in 2015 was named Library of the Year by the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Library and Information Studies. CPL is a member of the Ocean State Libraries (OSL) consortium.

For more information on our library please visit: www.cranstonlibrary.org. 

The Cranston Public Library is committed to creating and maintaining a staff that gives open expression to the Library's organizational values and brings a rich diversity of peoples and talents to the accomplishment of the Library's Mission.

The Cranston Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. The Library is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees regardless of race or color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age, country of ancestral origin, or other protected class status.

 

SALARY

$45,393.05; $47,188.31 after six-month probationary period

 

Full benefits package including vacation, sick time, dental insurance, health insurance, life insurance and retirement plan. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's Degree in Library Science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association.
  • One year of experience in public library youth services preferred
  • Ability to travel to required locations in a timely manner.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provides exemplary customer service.
  • Builds, manages and promotes extraordinary collections for children, teens and families.
  • Develops a plan of service for young people and related populations in the neighborhood based on community needs and library goals.
  • Plans, creates, conducts and evaluates innovative youth programs.
  • Develops strong partnerships between library and other appropriate school and community agencies.
  • Provides assistance directly to library users on the use of library services. Substitutes for professional staff in the library system as needed.
  • Operates, troubleshoots and provides instruction on all library-owned technology.
  • Contributes to the youth services team's efforts to plan, fund, market, and evaluate system-wide collections and services.
  • Incorporates literacy instruction into programming and services and serves as a community expert on reading promotion and literacy development.
  • Contributes to the library's social media presence and other marketing and outreach initiatives.
  • Stays informed about professional and community developments affecting the library and librarianship. Participates in continuing education opportunities within and beyond the library system.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Commitment to outstanding public service for youth.
  • Knowledge of the theories, principles, practices and tools of library science in general and public library service to youth, in particular.
  • Ability to function as a member of a team to achieve library goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of and passion for children's and YA literature.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent public speaking skills.
  • Ability to take initiative in improving existing work techniques and procedures.
  • Ability to push carts and bins loaded with library materials.
  • Ability to reach and retrieve library materials at high and low shelf heights.
  • Experience with integrated library systems.
  • Knowledge of current technological applications for information access. Ability to utilize web-based and subscription databases.
  • Basic skills with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Basic skills with Google Office Suite.
  • Knowledge of current and emerging technologies; including social media, tablets and mobile devices.

 

This job description is intended to be a general guide to the duties and responsibilities of the job and is not intended to list every possible task that the staff member may be called upon to perform.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE Please submit a letter of interest and resume to Edward Garcia, Library Director at director@cranstonlibrary.org Applications received by August 31st will receive first consideration.

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Program Support Assistant II, Needham Free Public Library, Needham Heights, MA

Town of Needham

Free Public Library

Title:                 Program Support Assistant II (Reference Librarian)

Position:           Part-time

Hours:              14-18 hours a week

Hourly Salary:   $22.44 per hour (Schedule C)

 

The Town of Needham is seeking a qualified applicant for the part-time position of Program Support Assistant II (Reference Librarian) at the Needham Free Public Library. Under the direction of the Reference Supervisor, the Program Support Assistant II will perform a variety of activities and serve as an information resource to the community.

 

Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):

  • Advise and assist individuals in selecting, locating, and utilizing resource materials
  • Assist the Reference Supervisor in coordinating and implementing activities to ensure effective and efficient research and readers' advisory service
  • Answer inquiries regarding library procedures, functions, upcoming events, and services            
  • Create and maintain library databases with town information
  • Acquire-search methods and policies for local, statewide, and national databases used in interlibrary loan requests
  • Educate the public on search methodologies used in online databases
  • Guide the public in the use of microfilm reader/printer machines and other digital devices
  • Assume responsibility for the reference area in the absence of full-time reference librarians         

 

Requirements:

To be considered for the position, applicants must have at least:

  • Master's Degree in Library Science
  • One year of professional experience (May consider MLS candidates)
  • Ability to troubleshoot the reference computers, public computers and printers

 

Work Schedule:

Wednesday:  5:30 PM to 9 PM

Saturday:       9 AM - 5 PM (One Saturday in eight, September to May; Two Saturdays in four, June, July, August)

Sunday:         1 - 7 PM (Two Sundays in four, September through to June)

Sunday:         1 - 5 PM (Two Sundays in four, 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 Thursday, August 23, 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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Research & Instruction Librarian, Hampshire College Library, Amherst, MA

Research and Instruction Librarian - Sciences - 9-month position

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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Multiple Library Positions, City of Norwalk, CT

Position #1 - Library Assistant

SALARY
Hourly - $25.66 - $31.19

Annually - $50,230.00 - $61,048.00

OPENING DATE: 08/09/18

CLOSING DATE: 08/16/18 11:59 PM


DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

Position Definition: Performs responsible and varied clerical-administrative work or para-professional duties; assists patrons in using library services and facilities and maintains materials of a specific unit or library division.

Example of Duties: Receives oral or written instructions from Supervisor. Plans work according to established procedures. Prioritizes tasks within work assignment. Allocates work to library clerks and pages. Performs work in special unit including Children's, Circulation, Reference, Technical Services or as assigned. Maintains specific materials, supplies or equipment. Responds to patrons or visitors request for information and assistance or refer inquiries to a Librarian. Charges and discharges library books, materials, and equipment. Inspects returned books, materials and equipment for damage. Follows prescribed routine in receiving compensation for overdue, damaged or lost library items. Assists persons in applying for library membership. Processes membership applications. Types cards, lists, reports, and other information. Prepares materials to promote use of Library. Operates computer terminal and auxiliary equipment in routine duties. Reports work accomplished to Supervisor.

Additional Duties: Performs special duties as assigned including programming, basic reference, ordering of materials, serials maintenance, etc. Reserves books and materials. Makes minor repairs to books, materials and equipment. Relieves other employees as directed by Supervisor including responsibility for a unit in temporary absence of professional Librarian. Performs related tasks as assigned.

Supervised By: Receives general supervision from a professional Librarian.

The above is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task or responsibility.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of basic office procedures, including filing, scheduling, posting and basic bookkeeping. Ability to follow written and oral instructions. Ability to acquire a working knowledge of regulations and procedures pertaining to library responsibilities. Ability to become proficient in using office and library software. Ability to maintain accurate files and records. Ability to perform accurate mathematical computations. Ability to deal cooperatively with others.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or GED and two years in public library work.

SPECIAL LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: This position is a Grade 10.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/norwalk/default.cfm

Please be advised, we no longer accept applications via, fax, email, or mail.
Only applications submitted through our online recruiting system will be considered.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position #2: Librarian

SALARY
Hourly - $36.12 - $43.89

Annually - $70,706.00 - $85,913.00

OPENING DATE: 08/09/18

CLOSING DATE: 09/09/18 11:59 PM

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

Position Definition: Plans, organizes and supervises library program for pre-school, elementary and young adult library users. Performs professional library services in assisting library patrons in the selection and use of library materials.

Example of Duties: Receives oral or written direction from Library Division Chief. Plans and organizes work according to season of year, special events and regular library schedule. Assigns work to support staff. Develops and conducts programs for children and young adults to encourage reading, viewing and listening skills and to use library facilities and materials. Examines professional publications and other sources for selection of books, periodicals and related materials. Helps build collection of books, periodicals and communication materials through consultation with Supervisor, staff members and independent selection. Assembles and arranges displays of books and other materials. Helps supervise the circulation, return and use of library books and materials. Helps oversee the electronic transfer of information and operates remote computer terminal in processing circulation, registrations, overdues and billings. Develops brochures, booklets and newsletters to publicize the services and resources of the Library. Prepares reading lists for school and community distribution. Provides training and supervision to Library Assistant, Clerks and volunteers. Prepares regular narrative and statistics reports for Supervisor.

Additional Duties: Coordinates programs and activities with school librarians, teachers, parents' groups and community organizations. Conducts story-telling programs for pre-school children. Attends meetings and participates in professional library organizations. Performs general library work as needed.

Supervised By: Receives general supervision from the Children's Services Division Chief.

Note: The above is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task or responsibility.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Artistic skills used in creating posters, displays, etc., highly desirable. Ability to relate and interact with school and cultural organizations needed. Ability to prepare and deliver brief, concise and attractive reports of library services and facilities both orally and in writing. A working knowledge of computer applications for library services. Ability to work effectively with library staff and patrons.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Library Science, including course work in specialty.

SPECIAL LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: This position is a Grade 17

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/norwalk/default.cfm

Please be advised, we no longer accept applications via, fax, email, or mail.
Only applications submitted through our online recruiting system will be considered.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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Reference Associate (Library Associate I), NHTI, Concord's Community College, Concord, NH

Reference Associate (Library Associate I), Part-time, NHTI - Concord's Community College (NH)

Department:

Academic Affairs

Location:

NHTI - Concord's Community College, Concord, NH 03301

Position Number:

C2R00136

Pay Range:

$17.55 - $20.19 Per Hour

Appointment Type:

 Covered Part-Time - Non-Exempt

Labor Grade:

14

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday; 25 hours/ week; schedule TBD

 

 

SCOPE OF WORK: Performs various administrative and technical duties associated with library reference and research services. This position reports to the Library Assistant Director at NHTI, Concord's Community College.

 ACCOUNTABILITIES: 

  •  Contributes to the reference services program by providing assistance, consultation, and instruction to reference patrons and provides outreach services, as needed;
  •  Instructs students, faculty, staff and community members in the use of online database and print resources;
  •  Provides library group instruction to students, faculty, staff and the general public;
  •  Assists with circulation of materials and patron account maintenance, as needed;
  •  Uses a computer for various functions including circulation, mail, information retrieval, record keeping, database management, etc.;
  •  Provides patrons with in depth one-on-one instruction in the use of computer applications including - but not limited to - Microsoft Office, Blackboard, e-mail, and library management software.
  •  Updates the Library's online research guides on a semi-annual basis in conjunction with the Head of User Services;
  •  Supervises the Library during some afternoon, evening and weekend hours;
  •  Participates in staff meetings/planning;
  •  Light housekeeping cleaning of furniture and equipment;
  •  Opens and/or closes the Library, enabling all machines, lights, etc.;
  •  Represents the college at conferences, meetings and seminars;
  •  Complies with all college, system, state and federal rules and regulations;
  •  Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Associate's degree from a recognized college or university in a related field. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.

Experience: Two years' experience in library services. Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.

License/Certification: None required.

Desired Qualifications: Experience teaching and preparing lesson plans. Proficiency with electronic and printed information resources. Ability to use and explain library facilities including OPAC and other reference aids. Understanding of standards and trends in reference services and instructional technology.

RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Knowledge of library data and cataloging rules. Knowledge of modern library methods and procedures. Knowledge of children, youth and adult literature and ability to utilize this knowledge to match interests of clientele, to advise as to the selection of books and other materials. Ability to answer librarians and public's requests for reference material. Strong customer service skills with a strong commitment to client services and creative, technical, and problem solving skills. Excellent communication, organizational, presentation and interpersonal skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, local librarians, boards of trustees, educations and the general public. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the college appointing authority.

DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: The supplemental job description lists typical examples of work and is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to a position. An employee may be required to perform other related duties not listed on the supplemental job description provided that such duties are characteristic of that classification.

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

Please note, we cannot accept applications through Indeed.

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Director, Tiverton Public Library, Tiverton, RI

The Tiverton Public Library Board of Trustees seeks a highly professional, visionary leader who can work as a team player to bring community, staff and board together and bring our new 25,000+ sf library to the next level.

The Director oversees daily operations of the library.

  • Supervises of library staff, coordinates schedules and functions. Administers personnel policies and wage and classification plan
  • Prepares, defends, directs and administers the fiscal budget in conjunction with the Board Budget Committee. Oversees monthly reports for Board of Trustees. Seeks and prepares grant proposals.
  • Manages the physical plant to ensure proper maintenance. Schedules and supervises contract services, analyzes buildings and grounds needs, recommends improvements. Responds to all building emergencies.
  • Works with the Planning Committee in preparing and carrying out the library planning document. Recommends improvements according to library mission. Evaluates program of service and works with the Board of Trustees to make changes as necessary.
  • Establishes and conducts comprehensive public relation programs in conjunction with Communications Committee.
  • Represents the library at town meetings. Official library representative to regional and state library funding agencies.

Qualifications:

  • Master Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited school.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years progressively responsible experience in professional library work, including library management and direct supervision of others or equivalent experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with researching and pursuing grant proposals to fund new or supplementary programs & services.
  • Considerable ability to interact with the general public, elected and appointed officials, outside organizations and professional associations.
  • Willingness and ability to work as a team with staff and board members.
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective relationship with employees and the public.
  • Possess a valid driver's license and be able to attend required meetings held throughout the state.

A full description of the position can be found at tivertonlibrary.org

Salary for this position ranges between $67,000 - $72,000 depending on qualifications, education and experience.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to kclarendon@rocketmail.com

The position will remain open until filled.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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Profiling Bibliographer, EBSCO, Hopkinton, NH

Location: 03229, NH, US, 03229
Company: EBSCO Industries Inc
 
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.
 
GOBI Library Solutions provides print and digital content, supporting collection management and technical services to academic, research and special libraries throughout the world. GOBI Library Solutions has 300 employees with customers in 90 countries and is headquartered in Contoocook, NH, USA. GOBI is a division of EBSCO Information Services.
 
Mission:
Working individually and as part of a group, discern if materials purchased for the approval services meet customer expectations, and for materials that do, consistently describe the content using established parameters and guidelines while maintaining production and quality goals established for the position. Interface with other depts. to assure accuracy within the bibliographic records created and be prepared to articulate the decision process behind such records to outside depts. and customers as requested. Regularly select core titles and selection lists for promotion to academic customers on the company's various web-resources and actively participate in dept meetings to keep a current knowledge of policies and practices within a profiling group and across the dept.   
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Verify the contents of purchased materials are appropriate for academic libraries from a book-in-hand review and analysis. Communicate to the Purchasing unit when materials from publishers do not meet customer expectations.
  • Describe materials in terms of subject and non-subject parameters and interact often with other profilers to assure these parameters are used consistently across the unit. 
  • Accurately allocate books and notification slips through the description process to library customers and articulate the decision process to Customer Service when customers question why certain materials were allocated. 
  • Interact with technical staff to assure the copy-cataloguing guidelines are being interpreted correctly and the corporate linking files are maintained.  
  • Select core titles on a quarterly basis and select title lists for the benefit of the company's academic library customer base. 
  • Present overviews of the profiling process and demonstrate book-in-hand profiling to publisher representative, library customers, or outside depts. as requested by the Lead Profiler or CMS Mgr. 
  • Participate in the training new profiling bibliographers and/or regional salespersons as requested by the Lead Profiler or CMS Mgr. 
  • Participate in projects as assigned by the CMS Mgr. 
 Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Strong communication and writing skills required. 
  • Consistent evaluation, analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Familiarity with PCs and Windows software required.
Preferred Qualifications:
Masters degree preferred. 
  • 2+ years of direct experience with publishing, academic libraries or higher education preferred.
  • Knowledge of MARC Records, LC Classification and Dewey Decimal systems preferred. 
EBSCO Industries, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.
EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Concord 
Nearest Secondary Market: Manchester
 
If interested please apply online:  https://www.ybp.com/careers
 

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

Reference and Instruction Librarian - Hirsh Health Sciences Library

 

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

 

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

 

Qualifications

Basic Requirements:

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

 

Preferred Qualifications:

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

 

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

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

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Knowledge Services Librarian, Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA

Library & Knowledge Services (LKS) at the Harvard Kennedy School seeks a Knowledge Services Librarian to manage several projects and systems in support of the LKS digital initiatives strategy, including but not limited to identifying and implementing new business processes around the digital content lifecycle; managing digital course materials for Degree Programs and Executive Education and making recommendations on integrating with the Harvard community as practices and technology change; supporting the full lifecycle of LKS digital collections projects (such as ArchiveIt, DASH, DRS); supporting digital content initiatives (such as implementation of a RIM, data and usage analysis of the HKS website and taxonomy); training and supporting the HKS community in the front and/or the back-end of the various systems managed by LKS through the Knowledge Services team.

 

For more information or to apply to the role, please review the complete position description.

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Content Coordinator, Action Brands Entertainment Team, Hasbro, Pawtucket, RI

Content Coordinator (Temp) - Action Brands Properties


Hasbro is seeking a Content Coordinator for its Action Brands Entertainment Team. The position is based at Hasbro's RI Headquarters, and will report to the Global Brand Development Associate Manager of Digital Assets.

This position will facilitate management of confidential digital assets from our various license partners on Action Brands, such as Power Rangers and Disney's Star Wars and Marvel brands. This person will input and organize assets into an accessible archival digital environment, control access throughout the organization for those assets, and facilitate distribution of assets. Expectations for the role include a heavy emphasis on data organization and management, as well as strong written and verbal communication.

 

This is a Temporary role with an initial 3-month term and the potential to extend up to 12 months.

Qualifications:

  • 2+ Year education in Information Management, Library Sciences or Project Management preferred
  • Experience working with a web-based interface
  • An understanding of data management and archival processes
  • A working understanding of general design-related digital file types including: JPG, PNG, PPT, PSD, OBJ, STL, ZTL, etc. AI, PDF, MOV - need to handle videos
  • Demonstrable problem solving and organizational skills involving digital media
  • Experience on both Mac and Windows platforms
  • An affinity for Boys entertainment brands is a plus!


Role and Responsibility:
The Content Coordinator will be responsible for:

  • Supporting import of assets into Hasbro's Content Services platform
  • Direct interaction/coordination with various License partners, including Disney.
  • Addition or administration of metadata on imported assets
  • Management of workspaces, workflows, and virtual folder structures
  • Control of authorized access to data within DAM
  • Documentation of processes and policies
  • Production of reports to IT and development leadership


The ideal candidate excels at the following:

  • Digital Organizational Management - The ability to construct and manage extremely intuitive organizational file structures that can scale.
  • Computer platform general troubleshooting knowledge - Ability to assess issues and find solutions, or partner with internal IT support as needed.
  • Communication - The ability to clearly communicate to internal and external teams, with a clear awareness and support for their needs.
  • Sense of Urgency - Ability to manage extremely time-sensitive requests effectively.
  • Adaptability and Flexibility - The ability to manage a constantly shifting set of priorities and various inputs
  • Confidentiality - Ability to implement and maintain processes to protect highly confidential assets.
  • Sense of Fun - We make toys after all

 

Please email resumes, cover letters, and references to Nick Silvestri at Nick.Silvestri@hasbro.com

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Manager for Law Libraries, Massachusetts Trial Court, Boston, MA

Manager for Law Libraries, Massachusetts Trial Court, Boston, MA

This position is designated as a Management position and is covered by the Personnel Poilicies and Procedures Manual of the Trial Court.

 

Position Summary:

Working within the Department of Support Services in the Office of Court Management, the Manager for Law Libraries provides managerial oversight and administration of all Trial Court Law Libraries, supervising the dissemination of legal information through the law libraries and Court Service Centers, and improving the public's access to the Massachusetts justice system.  The Support Services Manager for Law Libraries will also be responsible for oversight of the Court Consolidated Law Book Collection, gathering and maintaining statistics for all libraries, planning and implementing policy, addressing personnel matters, tracking spending, overseeing changes in operations, serving as liaison between the Trial Court and organizations and associations committed to providing legal information, and maximizing the use of library resources. The Support Services Manager for Law Libraries directs the work activities of all Trial Court Law Librarians, and all related support staff.

 

Position Requirements:

Master's Degree in Library Science, a Juris Doctor Degree, or an equivalent graduate degree;

Seven (7) years of direct professional library experience, preferably within a legal environment and in some supervisory capacity.

 

For complete job description and additional position requirements, see  

https://careers-trialcourtsofmass.icims.com/jobs/3845/manager-for-law-libraries/job   

Also available at the Judicial Court Jobs website at www.mass.gov/courts  

 

Online Application procedure. No applications or resumes will be accepted by hand, mail, fax, or email delivery. 

Closing date for application: 8/18/2018 11:59 PM EST

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LTS Account Support Specialist, EBSCO Industries Inc, Contoocook, NH

LTS Account Support Specialist

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Date: Jul 30, 2018
Location: Contoocook, NH, US, 03229
Company: EBSCO Industries Inc
 
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.
Mission

The mission of the LTS Account Support Specialist is to provide technical service support to customers, departmental and company personnel, to ensure that customers' needs and requirements for the supply of MARC records and other services are interpreted and implemented accurately. The LTS Account Support Specialist works to determine feasible and satisfactory account specifications, and to ensure a high-quality experience for customers who are configuring new or significantly changing Technical Services accounts.
 
Primary Responsibilities
  • Works with customers, GOBI Customer Service, GOBI/EIS Sales and the appropriate GOBI business units as needed to design, refine and implement new or revised technical services for customers.
  • Develops, documents, and maintains customer profiles, including histories, for GOBI library technical services.
  • Evaluates the quality of customer experience for new and existing accounts and provides timely feedback to Technical Service management, who will work with GOBI/EIS Sales and Customer Service to plan accordingly.
  • Establishes vital working relationships with GOBI/EIS sales to explore and work in a constructive team approach to strategically increase GOBI technical service revenue with an emphasis on customers not currently receiving technical services.
  • Supports the customer bid/RFP process by reviewing tenders and ensuring GOBI's compliance with customer requirements and, as necessary, provides language to describe services or custom options.
  • Drafts and revises technical service documentation and procedures according to established procedural guidelines.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Provides input for the establishment of system policies and procedures, standards and schedules.
  • Protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Additional duties or responsibilities as assigned by management.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Master's degree in Library and/or Information Science required or 2+ years of library experience, preferably in a technical services environment.
  • 2+ years working in a direct customer contact role.
  • 2+ years of MS Office, Outlook, and Explorer experience.
  • 1+ years of cataloging standards and best practices experience.
  • 2+ years Library of Congress classification system experience.
  • 2+ years of the Dewey Decimal classification system.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers, reach with hands and arms, push book carts and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally walk and lift/move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision requirements include close vision. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with academic library technical services operations.
  • Proficiency in applying academic library standards and best practices.
  • Experience working in a sales role.
  • Knowledge of ethical sales practices, pricing models and fairness in competitive practices.
  • Sufficient knowledge of cataloging standards and best practices.
  • Sufficient computer competencies, including Microsoft productivity applications and Web browsers.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to establish effective working relationships with company departments, with professional and paraprofessional staff.
  • Experience coordinating, supervising or reviewing the work of others.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in individual and group settings.
  • Excellent reading comprehension skills.
  • Highly developed organizational skills to keep information accessible and work systematically and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize to work effectively both independently and/or in a cooperative, team environment.
  • Ability to multitask and demonstrate flexibility in dealing with changing priorities with frequent interruptions, distractions, and fluctuating workloads.
  • Ability to use sound judgment, analyze disparate information, evaluate complex and ambiguous situations and recommend solutions.
  • Ability to lead teams, commit to meeting agreed-upon goals and objectives, and support managerial decisions.
  • Ability to formulates new and imaginative solutions that reflect careful consideration of customer and departmental needs and goals and to recognize and act upon opportunities to improve services and operations.
  • Ability to uphold the company image, and serve as a company spokesperson.
  • Ability to absorb broad knowledge of the functions of the company and the department.
  • Ability to develop an authoritative understanding of and compliance with the department's service standards.
  • Ability to develop understanding and support the goals and values of EBSCO Information Services; models and actively communicates them effectively.
  • Ability to master job duties, requiring no follow-up; infrequently consults documentation; serves as a resource to other members of the work team.
Role-Based Competencies
  • Exhibits focused attention to detail for prolonged periods.
  • Possess a working knowledge of editing tools such as Microsoft Word, and preferably MARC editing programs.
  • Flexibility with multi-tasking and shifting priorities throughout the workday.
  • Work efficiently and keep work organized.
  • Proficient in end-user computer technologies.
  • Demonstrates the ability to learn new skills quickly.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism.
Cultural Competencies
  • Drive
  • Positive Attitude
  • Good Judgment
  • Open Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Desire to Make an Impact
  • Eager to Understand
  • Accountable
  • Decisive
  • Team Player
EBSCO Industries, Inc.is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.
 
EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Concord 
Nearest Secondary Market: Manchester 
Job Segment: Supply, Compliance, Pre-Sales, RFP, Operations, Legal, Sales
 
Anyone who is interested in applying should go to www.ybp.com/careers
 

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Archivist, Benchmark Senior Living, Waltham, MA

Benchmark Senior Living is in need of an archivist for our collection of photos and historical documents from business openings, parties, annual events and more. Some are digital, some are not, and they are in multiple places in need of finding a dedicated, accessible platform. The consultant would to provide Benchmark with a plan of attack, then implement that plan. This is a contract role with negotiable compensation.

 Please contact Joyce Elven: jelven@benchmarkquality.com

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Assistant Supervisor of Youth Services for Children, Newton Free Library, Newton, MA

Position Title:            Assistant Supervisor of Youth Services for Children

Department:              Library                                                

Location:                    Newton Free Library 330 Homer Street Newton, MA 02459

Salary Range:            $57,937 to $77,863 in 11 steps           

Grade:                        S09, AFSCME, Local 3092

Department Head:    Philip E. McNulty, Director               

Posting: External

Date of Notice:           8/3/2018                                             

 

The Newton Free Library seeks a creative and innovative Assistant Supervisor of Youth Services who is passionate about excellent library youth service, enjoys technology and is able to facilitate the fusion of traditional and nontraditional library services for children and caregivers. The Assistant Supervisor will be the prime organizer for Children's programming from birth to age five, and will work closely with the Assistant Supervisor of Youth Services for Teens on Tween programming.

 

Our Youth Service Department is one of the busiest in Massachusetts and we deliver a wide array of programming and outreach to the Newton Community, with 35,031 children's program attendees in 2017. We are also in the early stages of reimagining our Children's Room to meet needs of the community for generations to come!

 

The Assistant Supervisor of Youth Services for Children's plays a key role in developing, coordinating, promoting and presenting innovative and enriching programing opportunities for children, parents, and caregivers. Additional responsibilities include coordinating services and programs with schools and outside agencies, assisting in the supervision of a large talented staff, modeling excellent customer service while overseeing patron assistance, participating in collection development and maintenance, managing the Children's program budget and attendance statistics, representing the library throughout the community and to agencies and organizations serving children and teens, as well as being part of the library's collaborative leadership and planning team.

 

Qualifications: Master of Science in Library Science (MLS) and three to five years of related experience including supervisory experience. The successful candidate will demonstrate significant Children's library service experience, and possess a wide variety of computer skills. Strong skills in customer service, reader's advisory and programming preferred. Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a team setting and work positively with diverse constituency.

Applicants should submit a completed application, resume and cover letter addressed to Philip McNulty, Library Director, using the City of Newton's online application process at https://cityofnewton.hyrell.com by the close of business on August 17, 2018.

 

The City of Newton is an Equal Opportunity Employment/Affirmative Action Employer.

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

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

 

Job Description:

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

 

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

 

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


Requirements:

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

  

REQUIRED INSTRUCTIONAL COMPETENCIES:

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


Additional Information:

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

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


Application Instructions:

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

 

About Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts:

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

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Reference & Special Collections Librarian, Belfast Free Library, Belfast, ME

Join us as the new Reference and Special Collections Librarian at the Belfast Free Library. Play an important role in the life of our community in an active, well supported public library. Come to beautiful Belfast by the bay--a thriving, culturally vibrant small city on the Maine coast.

 

Qualifications for this position include:

  •  ALA-accredited MLS degree, with public library work experience preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with strong public service orientation
  • Ability to organize, conserve, and catalog old manuscripts, journals, records, and ephemera
  • Extensive knowledge of reference resources and services

 

 

Essential duties include: 

  • Planning the development of special collections and reference services
  • In-depth reference assistance to patrons, in person, by phone, and online
  • Providing computer assistance to patrons as needed
  • Collection development
  • Organizing and conserving archival material
  • Recruiting, training, and coordinating volunteers
  • Instruction in use of the library's resources, including local history and genealogical material
  • Assisting with adult programming

 

 

Position is full-time. Current starting rate of pay is $39,538, plus benefits.

 

The City of Belfast is an EEO employer. Applications can be obtained online at http://cityofbelfast.org/jobs.aspx, by contacting the Belfast Free Library, 106 High St., Belfast, ME 04915, or by calling 338-3884 for further information. Application deadline: August 31, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

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

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

Responsibilities are:

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

Qualifications:

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

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

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

Further details of the position can be found here.

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Youth Services Supervisor/Teen Librarian, Fitchburg Public Library, Fitchburg, MA

Salary Range: $49,452 - $65,000/commensurate with experience and qualifications; Flexible schedule/35 hours per week, evening and rotating Saturday hours

Under the direction of the Library Director and/or her/his designee, the Youth Services Supervisor/Teen Librarian is responsible for the supervision of staff and operations related to the Youth/Teen Library, as well as to serve as the Teen Librarian. The required duties include, but are not limited to, the development and coordination of programs for young adults, the expansion of and collaboration with the teen advisory board, maintenance of the young adult collection, and working on the circulation, information and reference desks in the adult and youth libraries. The incumbent is responsible for delivering exemplary customer service to all library patrons, with particular emphasis on the youth population.

The duties of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Supervise Youth Library staff members and operational aspects related to the Youth Library
  • Create, schedule, and moderate programs for teens;
  • Oversee the programming, scheduling, and promotion of children's programs;
  • Schedule, manage, and promote teen programs;
  • Provide direct customer service to patrons of all ages, with focus on those age 18 or under, as well as their caregivers;
  • Manage and collaborate with the Teen Advisory Group;
  • Collection development:
  • Responsible for all young adult materials;
  • Oversee youth library collection development;
  • Assist with development of the adult collection.

Submit cover letter (Attn: Susan Davis, Director of Human Resources), application and resume at www.fitchburgma.gov.

See here for full job description.

The closing date is August 15, 2018. 

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

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

Access Services Weekend Associate

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

Access Services Associate

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


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

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

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

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

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Elementary Library/Media Specialist, Elmwood & Marathon Schools, Hopkinton, MA

Job Posting # 19-05

Opening Date: July 9, 2018

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 

TITLE: Elementary Library/Media Specialist

TYPE OF POSITION: Full-time (1.0); 2018-2019 school year; salary commensurate with experience and education

 LOCATION: Elmwood & Marathon Schools; Hopkinton, Massachusetts

AREA OF CONSIDERATION: All qualified candidates

 

The Library/Media Specialist provides all students with an enriched library environment containing a wide variety of materials that will invite intellectual growth, and to aid all students in acquiring the skills needed to take full advantage of media center resources.  The Library/Media Specialist reports to the principal(s), and directs Library/Media Assistant(s), if assigned.

 

DUTIES

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Operates and supervises the media center which assigned;
  2. Prepares and administers the media center budget, and evaluates, selects, and requisitions new media center materials;
  3. Assists teachers in the selection of books and other instructional materials, makes media center materials available to supplement the instructional program, and works with teachers in planning those assignments likely to lead to extended use of media center resources;
  4. Maintains a comprehensive and efficient system for cataloging all media center materials and instructs teachers and students on use of the system;
  5. Teaches classes in library, media, and research skills as assigned by the Principal, and presents and discusses materials with a class studying a particular topic, on the invitation of the teacher;
  6. Counsels with, and gives reading guidance to students who have special reading problems or unusual intellectual interests, and helps students to develop habits of independent reference work;
  7. Shares responsibility for accomplishing the goals and priorities of his/her grade/team/department, building and school district, attending all faculty and committee meetings as required, and district-wide committees as needed;
  8. Other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

To be considered qualified for this position, candidates must have the following:

  1. Licensed, or eligible for licensure in Library by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education, to include Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) endorsement;
  2. Bachelor's Degree, Master's preferred, from an accredited college or university, in Library Science or a related field;
  3. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, to children and adults;
  4. Commitment to remain current in content knowledge and teaching strategies;
  5. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate and in conformity with state certification requirements.  

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

To be considered for this vacancy, please reference only job posting #19-05 and your last name (as, #19-05 Jones) in the subject line, and submit:

  1. Cover letter, which should include a statement of your educational philosophy;
  2. Resume, which should contain copies of applicable license/certification information;  
  3. Three letters of reference;
  4. All college transcripts; and
  5. The contact information for three additional professional references.

 

Submit the above required information to:  hpsjobs@hopkinton.k12.ma.us   

Please note: this address is for application materials only.  E-mail is our preferred method of application, however, if you wish to apply by mail, please send the required items to:

Human Resources (Job Vacancy #19-05)

Hopkinton Public Schools

89 Hayden Rowe

Hopkinton, MA 01748

 

Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

The Hopkinton Public School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, genetic information, or disability in admission to, access to, employment in, or treatment in its programs and activities. The Hopkinton Public School district is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workplace.  The school system's educational philosophy and personnel goals, including the goal of equal employment opportunity, will be considered in filling all positions.

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Medical Librarian, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

Boston Children's Hospital is hiring! 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to meaghan.muir@childrens.harvard.edu

  

Medical Librarian

At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness and in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Medical Library and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

Under the supervision of the Manager of Library Services, the Medical Librarian delivers innovative and user-focused knowledge services to all hospital staff in support of clinical, educational, and research goals.
 
This Medical Librarian will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining access to all digital library resources including databases, e-books, e-journals, full-text article links, and other e-resources.
  • Developing and maintaining LibGuides.
  • Updating and developing content for the library's website, blog and Twitter sites.
  • Collecting usage data of the library's electronic resources.
  • Participating in digital and print collection development.
  • Performing cataloging activities and projects related to both print and e-resources.
  • Developing and executing plans to incorporate technology to improve operational management.
  • Participating in library reference services including in-person, telephone, chat, and email.
  • Attending patient centered clinical teaching rounds and providing evidence based information to clinical team.
  • Providing individual and group instruction on using medical and health sciences resources.
  • Conducting literature searches using PubMed, CINAHL and other online resources.


To qualify, you must have:

  • Master's degree in library or information science from an ALA accredited school.
  • Health sciences library experience is preferred but not required. Both experienced professionals and recent MLS graduates with library experience are encouraged to apply.
  • The knowledge of best practices for managing access to electronic resources.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong formal and informal presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills to interact tactfully and knowledgeably with a diverse group of medical professionals and hospital administration.
  • A desire to work in a fast paced, highly demanding and dynamic environment.



Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

 

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Assistant Director for Curatorial Affairs & Senior Curator of Collections, Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

The Davis Museum at Wellesley College seeks a highly skilled and dynamic Assistant Director for Curatorial Affairs and Senior Curator of Collections. Reporting to the Director/Chief Curator, this position has both senior management and curatorial responsibilities. The Assistant Director for Curatorial Affairs/Senor Curator of Collections reports to and works closely with the Director/Chief Curator to oversee all curatorial matters at the Davis: defining direction for the exhibition calendar and collections growth (permanent collections galleries and temporary exhibition spaces; policies and procedures; surveys and conservation priorities; acquisitions including gifts and purchases); advocating for, coordinating, and realizing richly exceptional exhibitions, publications, and programs that draw on and expand collecting strengths, enhance the mission of the institution, complement curricular goals, inspire students and faculty, and heighten the visibility of the Davis Museum in the regional, national, and international art spheres. Supervises the curatorial team, including education and public programs, and administers the department, including budgets and planning; coordinates closely with other Davis Museum departments, including Collections Care and Management, as well as with faculty, students, and staff on campus.

For more information and to submit an application, please visit http://career.wellesley.edu/postings/2332.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Director of Public Programs, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, New Haven, CT

Director of Public Programs 50770BR Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut.

General Purpose: Reporting to the Director of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, the Director of Public Programs is responsible for creating a broad vision and framework for public programs that will enhance the understanding and appreciation of the Museum's collections and exhibitions. The Director will build on and hone the current range of exhibition and educational programming offerings and forge the identity of the Museum's public programs through active collaboration with Museum and University colleagues, as well as partners from the community. The Director will contribute significantly to the Museum's role as a vital creative and intellectual force for its various constituencies, leading the strategic promotion of the Museum's public programs. The Director will be expected to participate in the larger professional community of museum public programming, and serve as a leader in the field. Supervisory responsibilities include all exhibition and educational staff at the Peabody, as well as interns and students. Evening and weekend work will be required.

Required Education and Experience: Master's Degree and five years of museum programming experience or equivalent education and experience.

Visit http://bit.ly/2L2Z3GI for complete job description.

AA/EEO - M/F/Disability/Veteran

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: Salary commensurate with experience.

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Senior Digital Library Software Engineer, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Harvard University has an opening in Information Technology: 

https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?partnerid=25240&siteid=5341&PageType=JobDetails&jobid=1398031

Library Technology Services is seeking a senior software engineer to assist in the building of modern web systems for our digital library solutions. The ideal candidate will have skills in Angular, JavaScript, HTML and CSS to build modern web interfaces for our digital library solutions. The ability to quickly prototype both frontend and backend systems is a must.   Working closely with our UI specialist to ensure conformance to library standards and accessibility requirements, will be part of ensuring that work meets organizational requirements. The expectation is that this individual will have strong communication skills, the ability to design sites quickly and build prototypes rapidly to be reviewed during agile meetings and is able to work independently with little direction.

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Reference & Instruction Librarian, Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield, MA

About Springfield Technical Community College:

Located on 35 acres of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site and founded in 1967, Springfield Technical Community College is a major resource for the economic vitality of Western Massachusetts. As the only technical community college in Massachusetts, STCC offers a variety of career programs unequalled in the state. Biotechnology, IT Security, Laser Electro-Optics, Nursing, Robotics, Sonography, Telecommunications and dozens of other career programs produce potential employees each year.  STCC's highly-regarded transfer programs in Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Science and Technology continue to provide the most economical option for students pursuing a four-year degree.  With an annual enrollment of over 9,000 day, evening, weekend and online students S.T.C.C. is a vibrant campus rich in diversity.

Job Description:

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

The STCC Library is well known among colleagues and students for our strength in support of student learning and of student success. This position provides reference, computer, database services and instruction to students, faculty and staff at the college. The staff is a team of individuals who all contribute to the library's goals.

Report to: Dean of Library Services  

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  

  • Provides excellent public service at our Reference Desk
  • Develops and maintains effective presentation skills
  • Teach bibliographic instruction classes including research and assignment specific skills
  • Must be aware of communication needs and styles of different learners.
  • Collaborates with Reference Staff  
  • Prepares library subject guides and instructional materials for print and web environments
  • Develop knowledge of new technologies and new techniques in reference services
  • Maintain and report accurate statistics surrounding reference services
  • Assists in planning, implementing and publicizing reference services in innovative ways throughout the college community.
  • Participates in library related social media initiatives.
  • Supports a strong service orientation throughout the library.
  • Participates in the library's liaison program.
  • Additional duties as assigned.           


Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Library Science or closely related field; with three (3) years' experience and/or training that includes library operations, reference service, bibliographic instruction, circulation service, copy cataloging, and library information systems; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Be able to communicate effectively on a professional level both in writing and orally.
  • Be comfortable with incorporating emerging technologies into the research process.
  • Demonstrate research proficiency.
  • Be familiar with MLA and APA Style. Familiarity with AMA style is a plus.
  • Understand research methodologies and tools.
  • Enjoys engaging colleagues and students in the joy of research.
  • Have excellent computer skills, especially with the use of Microsoft Office and Google products.
  • Must be able to prioritize projects and meet deadlines.
  • Have an aptitude for organization and attention to detail.
  • Acknowledge learning style differences.
  • Must be a team player; and possess strong team communication skills.
  • Be excited about teaching classes and individuals, and demonstrate those skills


Additional Information:

SALARY:                                 $28.29 per hour                                                     

BENEFITS:                             No    

UNIT:                                      MCCC

GRANT FUNDED:                   No                   

WORK SCHEDULE:               Details below*

*Part-time - 18.5 - 22 hours per week during semesters. Up to a total of 960 hours per year. Evenings and Saturdays as assigned.   

PRE-EMPLOYMENT DETAILS:

STCC conducts a pre-employment screening on specified positions, which may include, but is not limited to, a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and/or Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. Finalist(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment screening as a condition of employment. 

CLOSING DATE: August 15, 2018                       


Application Instructions:

APPLY TO: All applicants must apply online by submitting a cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references to http://www.stcc.edu

POLICY STATEMENT ON AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY & DIVERSITY

The Board of Higher Education and the Boards of Trustees of the Community Colleges maintain and promote a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information maternity leave, military service and national origin ("protected class(s)/classification(s)." Further, this policy prohibits retaliation and incorporates by reference, and where applicable, the requirements of Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1968; Titles I and II of the Civil Rights Act of 1991; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its regulations found at 34 C.F.R. part 106; Equal Pay Act of 1963; Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1988; Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; Section 402 of the Vietnam-era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA); Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended; Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993; Federal Executive Order 11246 of 1965, as amended by Executive Order 11375 of 1967; Federal Executive Order 12900 of 1994; Federal Executive Order 13145 of 2000; Federal Executive Order 13160 of 2000; Federal Executive Order 13166 of 2000; Massachusetts Civil Rights Act; Massachusetts General Laws Chapters 151B, 151C, and Chapter 149; directives of the BHE, the Boards of Trustees of the Community Colleges and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; and other applicable local, state and federal constitutions, statutes, regulations and executive orders.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

STCC's personnel and academic decisions, programs and policies are formulated and conducted in a manner which will ensure equal access for all people and prevent discrimination. As part of this effort, a College will ensure that employment and academic decisions, programs and policies will be based solely on the individual eligibility, merit or fitness of applicants, employees and students without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status, military service, gender identity, genetic information, sexual orientation or political or union affiliation.   


URL: www.stcc.edu

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

DATE:  July 30, 2018                                      

           

POSITION:                 Director, Wilkens Library and Academic Support Centers

                                    Academic and Student Affairs

                                    Full-time, Benefited     

                                    Non-unit Professional Position

           

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

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

 

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

Personnel Management and Supervision

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

 

 B.    Program/Services and Process Improvement

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

 C.    General Administrative Duties and Responsibilities

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

 D.    Professional and External Affairs Management 

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

 

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

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

 

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

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

 

COMPENSATION: Full-time, Non-Unit Professional Position

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

Includes participation in a comprehensive employee benefits program

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Immediate need; applications reviewed upon receipt.

                                               

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

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

 

This appointment is subject to the FY2019 budget appropriations.

 

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

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Access Services/Systems Librarian, CCRI, Warwick, RI

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

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

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Assistant Librarian, North Shore Community College, Danvers, MA

Part Time Assistant Librarian, Danvers Campus Library

Non-benefited, MCCC unit position

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

 

General Summary:

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

 

Specific Responsibilities

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

 

Requirements:

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

 

Additional Information:

Salary$28.29 per hour, non-benefited position

Starting date: September 6, 2018

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

 

Application Instructions:

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

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Librarians, J. Eugene Smith Library, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT

J. Eugene Smith Library, Eastern Connecticut State University Public Services Librarian-Access Services

JOB DESCRIPTION: Public Services Librarian-Access Services Librarian - Assistant Librarian rank; full-time; tenure track.

RESPONSIBILITIES: As part of the library's public services division reporting to the Head of Public Services, this position supports the primary service desk functions of the Access Services Dept. (Circulation, Reserves, Interlibrary Loan, Stacks Maintenance) ensuring that Access Services is appropriately staffed all the hours that the library is open, including evenings and weekends. This librarian will supervise student and support staff and will act as evening supervisor, as needed. He/she will participate in the development, promotion and delivery of resources, services and programs that enhance library support for the university's instructional and research missions in conjunction with the library staff as a whole.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND ABILITIES:

  1. Manage all Access Services functions including circulation, reserves and interlibrary loan, stacks maintenance, serving as back-up support for all functions as needed. Recommend policies, procedures, services and enhancements in Access Services and participate in the delivery of those services. Communicates and enforces library policies and procedures.
  2. Supervise, train, and evaluate regular staff assigned to Access Services.
  3. Coordinate hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of student assistants assigned to Access Services.
  4. Provide unscheduled support for Access Services as need dictates, including nights and weekends.
  5. Keep statistics describing the use of access services, and assist library administration in the preparation of various reports requiring those statistics.
  6. Provide reference desk and/or circulation desk service a minimum of 6-12 hours per week.
  7. Provide general user education/information literacy instruction and serve as a liaison to one or more academic department(s) for purposes of collection/resource development and specialized user education/information literacy instruction.
  8. Work collegially and effectively with the library's professional and support staff as part of the library team.
  9. Keep abreast of current trends in policy, practices, and technologies as they pertain to public services, information literacy, interlibrary loan, document delivery, and professional librarianship in general.
  10. Participate in library and university activities as well as engage in scholarly and professional service activities for tenure and promotion.
  11. Work well with a culturally diverse client population.
  12. Perform other duties as assigned based on fluctuating library needs, including night/weekend work.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required: ALA accredited Master's degree or its equivalent; experience with an integrated library system, preferably ExLibris Alma/Primo; knowledge of and experience with electronic information resources and current information technology; the ability to work with library staff, university faculty members, students and people from the local community cordially and effectively; excellent oral and written communication skills with a strong service orientation.

Desired: College/research library experience including professional experience; supervisory experience; experience providing reference/information services; training or experience in creating instructional materials and delivering information literacy instruction; training or experience in collection development; training or experience with web and mobile applications to support library outreach; experience in interlibrary loan specifically using OCLC interlibrary loan, and ILLiad; an additional advanced degree.

TO APPLY: send letter of application, resume, and three recent signed letters of reference to: Janice Wilson, Director of Library Services, J. Eugene Smith Library, Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226. Electronic applications are encouraged and can be email to wilsonj@easternct.edu. Screening begins immediately and will continue until position is filled.

Position #2: Public Services Librarian -- Reference and Instruction

JOB DESCRIPTION: Public Services Librarian-Reference and Instruction; Assistant Librarian rank; Full time; Tenure track

RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide reference and information services to Eastern's Smith Library users. Responsible for reference desk coordination and scheduling of Library Faculty and Lecturers. Assist Information Literacy Librarian with planning and delivery of the library's instruction program. Support Access Services functions as circumstances dictate. Report to the Head of Public and Research Services.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND ABILITIES:

  • Provide reference and information services to library users.
  • Coordinate and schedule reference desk coverage.
  • Assist the Information Literacy Librarian in developing instructional materials for classroom or online delivery.
  • Actively participate in the delivery of the library's instruction program.
  • Create and manage multiple library research guides for faculty and students.
  • Support Access Services functions as circumstances dictate.
  • Participate in the library's Liaison/Builder program for collection development.
  • Work collegially with all library staff, faculty, students, and other Library users.
  • Work well with a culturally diverse population.
  • Keep abreast of current trends in reference and information literacy services.
  • Participate in professional, library, and university activities as appropriate.
  • Perform other duties as assigned based on fluctuating library needs.
  • Some night and/or weekend work may be required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required: ALA accredited Master's degree or its international equivalent. A strong service orientation. Relevant experience in providing reference services and library instruction in a print and online environment. Experience using an online integrated library system, preferably ExLibris Alma/Primo. Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills. Ability to work harmoniously and effectively with all segments of the University community.

Desired: Academic library experience. Substantial information literacy experience, and demonstrated ability to deliver information literacy to students in an effective and engaging manner. Strong technical skills including knowledge of presentation/authoring software. An additional advanced degree in a subject area.

TO APPLY: send letter of application, resume, and three recent signed letters of reference to: Janice Wilson, Director of Library Services, J. Eugene Smith Library, Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226. Electronic applications are encouraged and can be emailed to Wilsonj@easternct.edu. Screening begins immediately and will continue until position is filled.

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Head of Public Services, Smith College, Northampton, MA

Head of Public Services, Smith College, Northampton, MA

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

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

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Rare Book & Ephemera Cataloger, Eclectibles, Tolland, CT

POSITION DESCRIPTION: RARE BOOK AND EPHEMERA CATALOGER

Part-time: initially approximately 18 hours a week; full-time employment after 6 mos.

Eclectibles was established in 1987 with a clientele of both private and institutional collectors of original materials from the 18th through the mid-20th centuries. Primary focus is on ephemera, collections, manuscripts and related materials. Located in private premises in Tolland CT.

Primary duties to include:

  • Cataloguing, researching and listing of new inventory.
  • Assist in book and ephemera fair set up and break-down, clients interface, invoice preparation and related responsibilities.
  • Maintain inventory control.
  • Participate in document preparation.
  • Other duties as needed.

The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes and skills:

  • Previous experience in antiquarian book selling or library work is preferred but not essential.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and capabilities with personal computers, website interfaces and database, word processing and design software.
  • An appreciation and understanding of handling original antiquarian items.
  • An interest in the promotion and preservation of antiquarian ephemera and books
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Evidence of analytical, organizational, communication, project, and time management skills and demonstrated ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, and complete tasks and projects on time.
  • Work independently.
  • Dependable and prompt.
  • Ability to lift and carry boxes weighing approximately 30 pounds.

Starting Salary $15-20 per hour commensurate with experience. Growth opportunity.

Please send resume and references to ephemera@eclectibles.com.

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Library Media Specialist, Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School, South Hadley, MA

JOB POSTING: LIBRARY MEDIA SPECIALIST

Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School (PVPA) provides students with a supportive and challenging environment that is responsive to multiple learning styles, emphasizes learning through the arts and integrates critical and creative thinking throughout the curriculum. PVPA prepares all of our students for higher education by employing a rigorous, standards-based curriculum in a nurturing and collaborative environment.

PVPA has an opportunity for a creative individual with strong communication and technology skills who can work successfully with students and faculty. Successful experience working in a middle school or high school is strongly preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain PVPA's library collection, including electronic resources, to further students' use of the library and to support PVPA's academic and arts programs.
  • Support students' development of research skills across courses and departments.
  • Assist teachers in selection of books and other instructional materials (including electronic resources) to supplement the instructional program.
  • Manage and oversee the sign-out/request system for Chromebook carts and individual Chromebooks throughout the building.
  • Supervise students' use of the library to promote a welcoming and respectful learning environment for all; coordinate with homework support teachers
  • Create and monitor library budget.
  • Collaborate with Grade 7/8 Humanities teachers to assess struggling readers' placement in PVPA's reading intervention class, Reading Workshop.
  • Other responsibilities as required.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • CORI check/Fingerprinting

Preferred Requirements:

  • One or more years of experience working in a middle school or high school
  • MLS degree or in process of earning MLS degree
  • License as a School Librarian or Unified Media Specialist by DESE or in process of licensure

Supervised by:​ Director of Arts and Academics

Calendar: ​2018-19 school year

EOE:​ The Board of Trustees of Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School (PVPA) subscribes to the fullest extent to the principle of the dignity of all people and of their labors and will take action to ensure that any individual within PVPA who is responsible for hiring and/or personnel supervision understands that applicants are employed, assigned and promoted without regard to their race, creed, color, age, gender identity or gender expression, veteran status, disability, national origin or sexual orientation. Every available opportunity will be taken in order to assure that each applicant for a position is selected on the basis of qualifications, merit and ability.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please provide a written response to the following: At PVPA, we work to provide all students with an education that enables them to be contributing members of a multiethnic, multicultural society. We strive to ensure that our community of students, families and staff share the responsibility of creating a caring environment in which learning and equitable treatment can occur. Please describe any personal background, training, work or other experience that you feel would help us in achieving this goal. PLEASE SUBMIT AS AN ATTACHMENT.

To be considered a complete application, please submit all​ required documentation necessary to create the SchoolSpring file. Please do not send follow-up or additional paperwork or emails. If additional information is required, applicants will be contacted.

Please be sure to upload any and all transcripts to your SchoolSpring application.

Please apply to job #​ 2574044​ at schoolspring.com

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Reference and Instruction Librarian, UMA Libraries, Bangor, ME

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

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Head of Bookmobile Services, Beverly Public Library, Beverly, MA

Head of Bookmobile Services-Beverly Public Library
Job Description:

Responsible for professional and supervisory work in planning, implementing, and managing a comprehensive program of service for the Bookmobile. Maintains Plan of Service for Bookmobile.  Keeps informed about issues, services, and innovations related to Bookmobile and outreach delivery services. The work requires the exercise of considerable skill, initiative, and independent judgment. The work also requires a valid Commercial Driver's License or the ability to obtain a valid Commercial Driver's License within the first 6 months of employment.

Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Library or Information Science from a graduate school program accredited by the American Library AssociationApplicants must pass a background check and pre-employment physical and drug screen. All drivers of city vehicles are also subject to periodic random drug testing. 

Full Time. Salary $53,684-$67,804.

Closing Date: August 4, 2018

For more information and to apply, visit http://www.beverlyma.gov/head-of-bookmobile-services-2/

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Technology & Reference Librarian, Leominster Public Library, Leominster, MA

The Leominster Public Library is looking for a Technology and Reference Librarian to join our team. Previously the Adult Services Librarian, this position has been redesigned to reflect the needs of the community and the Library. The positions' duties are 50% Technological, 30% Supervisory and Training, 10% Reference and Public Service, and 10% other. This year the Library has funding approved for the creation of a new website. The person in this position will work with a team and a consultant to create a functional and responsive website, Library logo and branding, and interior signage. Creating a Technology Plan to evaluate, set goals, and assess Library technology is also a priority for this position.

The Technology and Reference Librarian is responsible for troubleshooting and repairing technology issues and is the technical liaison for the Library. This position is also responsible for training staff and conducting technology classes for patrons, along with updating the website and assisting with the Library's online presence. In addition to technology duties, the position supervises one full-time Historical Librarian, works on the service desks as needed, and is responsible for approving, confirming, and scheduling the use of public meeting rooms. A complete list of duties can be found below.

This position works full-time (34 hours/week), and the starting salary is non-negotiable at $51,013. Responsible for one evening of library/reference duty per week and a rotating Saturday shift.

New graduates are encouraged to apply. 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supervises the Historical Librarian, and the activities of staff working at the Information Desk. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Technological Duties: (50% of time)

  • Provide support to staff and public workstations by investigating and resolving computer hardware and software problems of end users; Identify and correct printing problems, secure and lockdown workstations through use of security and lockdown tools; Responsible for software installations.
  • Serves as technical liaison with the City's IT company and vendors. Develops and makes recommendations for procedures for the library network and technology, and disseminates information concerning the operation, modifications, and enhancements of the system.
  • Organizes and coordinates the daily activities required for ongoing operation of the library network, printing, applications, and computers. Serves as a point of contact for library network, applications, hardware, and software in identification of problems, troubleshooting, and problem resolution.
  • Serves as webmaster, coordinating maintenance of the library's web page.
  • Oversees and contributes to the Library's online presence through social media and other outlets.
  • Responsible for purchasing and overseeing the budget for online reference services, print reference material, e-materials, and others as needed.
  • Develops technology assessments and plans based on customer, library, and staff needs.
  • Evaluates, purchases, installs, and maintains library hardware and software and all related items.
  • Retains software and database licenses as well as service contracts for all network-related equipment.
  • Provides usage reports on databases and other tools, as well as assists with the renewal and licensing of library databases and products.
  • Monitors technology and service developments in the library field, as well as changes in community needs and expectations. 
  • Assists with setting and scheduling building management systems and the use of badge-creation hardware.
  • Attends the City's Information Technology Task Force meetings.

Supervisory/Training Duties: (30% of time)

  • Oversees the day-to-day operations of the Information Desk and the staff working on the desk.
  • Supervises the Historical Librarian.
  • Conducts staff training of online catalog, databases, online reference service, and web page.
  • Conducts technology classes for the public.
  • Develops technology competencies for staff, creates staff training and troubleshooting manuals, assists in the creation and management of the Library's Technology Plan.

 

Reference/Public Service Duties: (10% of time)

  • Works directly with the public at the Information Desk and by roving, assisting patrons with all types of reference and informational questions whether in person, by phone, or by email.
  • Covers any one of the public service desks when required.
  • Provides reference and technology advisory service to the public.

 

Other: (10% of time)

  • Responsible for approving, confirming, and scheduling the use of public meeting rooms for staff and community members.
  • Develops and oversees grants for library technology programs and services when appropriate.
  • Compiles, reviews, and interprets statistical data regarding Reference and Technological services. Compiles periodic statistics and for the ARIS report and monthly Trustees Reports.
  • Contributes to other Library programs and services as needed.

 

Education and Experience:

Master's Degree in Library Science is required. Two (2) years of public library experience is preferred.




Core Competencies:

  • A strong background in computers/technology and non-print materials formats.
  • Knowledge of reference resources and techniques as well as a strong commitment to public service and the provision of exceptional service.
  • Experience teaching general and specialized information literacy classes and excellent teaching and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of current and emerging library principles, practices, and technologies.
  • Ability to train library staff and patrons in new and existing technologies, and to simplify complex technological topics for novices.
  • Excellent problem-solving and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work within a budget.
  • Demonstrates creativity, teamwork, innovation, flexibility, and a positive attitude.
  • Demonstrates poise in a busy setting serving patrons and staff with high expectations.
  • Excellent reference skills and ability to relate to patrons of all ages.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with little supervision and to work effectively in collaborative teams to achieve common goals.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective knowledge-based relationships with vendors.
  • Experience in working with a diverse community.


Bilingual abilities desirable.

 

Send cover letter and resume to Wendy Hurley at whurley@leominster-ma.gov.

 

The full job description may be found at:

http://www.leominster-ma.gov/depts/hr/job/jobdetails.asp?JobID=77

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Library/Media Teacher, Clarke & Hadley Elementary Schools, Swampscott, MA

Libray/Media Teacher

Swampscott Public Schools - Clarke and Hadley Elementary Schools
2018-19 School Year
Start Date: August 27, 2018
 
Job Description:
 
Technology 
  • Teaching experience integrating technology and curriculum
  • Experience with multimedia tools (SmartBoard, projection systems, digital cameras, etc.)
  • Experience with G Suite for Education and MS Office
  • Working knowledge of MAC computers and software, Chromebooks, and iPads (DoInk!, Explain Everything, Scratch, and other apps for creating)
  • Proficient searching library databases and web for information
 
Library
  • Join with teachers and others to plan and implement meaningful experiences that will promote a love of reading and lifelong learning.  
  • Empower students to become critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers and ethical users of information.  
  • Create an environment that is conducive to active, participatory learning, resource-based instructional practices, and collaboration with teaching staff.    
  • Collaborate with teachers to design and teach engaging inquiry and learning experiences and assessments that incorporate multiple literacies and foster critical thinking.  
  • Participate in the implementation of collaboratively planned learning experiences by providing group and individual instruction.  
  • Provide leadership and expertise in the selection, acquisition, evaluation, and organization of information resources and technologies.  
  • Share with the school community collaboratively developed and up-to-date district policies concerning issues such as materials selection, circulation, reconsideration of materials, copyright, privacy and acceptable use.  
 
Additional Skills/Qualifications:
  • DESE Certification - Library All Levels 
  • Willingness to travel among schools to work with other Library Media Specialists for training and collaboration 
  • Flexibility, organization, decision-making, and problem-solving skills 
  • Motivated to grow with this position 
Please apply on SchoolSpring.com and include a cover letter, resume, college transcripts, certification, and three letters of reference.

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Head of Reference, C.H. Booth Library, Newtown, CT

Head of Reference (Full-time) - C.H. Booth Library, Newtown

Seeking an MLS librarian with the right combination combination of experience, skills, enthusiasm, and energy to serve as Head of Reference in the wonderful community of Newtown CT at the C.H. Booth Library.

Job Summary: The Head of Reference manages the Reference Department including staffing, scheduling, collection development, business outreach, providing reference and reader's advisory. Serves as part of the library management team including UX, database selection, and advisement on the library facility. Experience with Wordpress, Evergreen ILS, and archives management preferred.

Salary $56,000-64,000/year DOE with competitive benefits.

Job description and employment application available at www.chboothlibrary.org/about/staff/

Send resume and cover letter to chboothcareers@gmail.com by Friday, August 17th at 4:00pm.

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Library Sales Representative, Backstage Library Works, Northeast, Location Negotiable

Library Sales Representative, Northeast - Location Negotiable

Backstage Library Works provides professional services to libraries, museums, and archives. Join a dynamic sales and marketing team representing and selling preservation digitization and microfilm, cataloging, retrospective conversion, reclassification, record upgrade, authority control, data conversion, and on-site services to libraries and other cultural institutions. 

The sales representative will cover a designated territory that includes: New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Maritime Provinces.

Candidate should be located near a metropolitan area within the region. 

MLS/MLIS preferred.

 

View the full announcement:
http://bslw.com/careers 

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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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Librarian, Collection Development, Waltham Public Library, Waltham, MA

Collection Development: Librarian I

 

Enthusiastic individual wanted to work in a team-oriented MLN member library serving a diverse, urban community with an excellent collection of print, audio-visual and electronic resources.

 

Qualifications include:  ALA accredited Master's Degree in Library Science; more than 1 year computer/electronic database experience; 5 years' professional library experience, preferably with a history of collection development, or any equivalent combination of education and experience; strong interest and comfort in working with library collections and related statistics & analytics; comfort and confidence in all matters of technology including experience with social media; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of library work; ability to work with library staff and a diverse general public with wide ranging needs in a tactful and courteous manner; ability to perform under pressure, including handling emergencies; stellar communication, customer service and instructional abilities. 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: Oversees collection development including print, non-print & electronic materials; responsible for reviewing, selecting and weeding materials and monitoring staff activities of same; evaluate patron recommendations; assess relative health and success of library collections; provide readers' advisory support, programming and outreach. Serve community by locating materials and information via all print and electronic resources, in person and on the telephone. Answer telephones, check items in and out, register patrons, maintain patron accounts and other general public service desk duties as assigned. Assist patrons in troubleshooting personal computers, library OPACs and various other types of electronic equipment. Respond to patrons' questions and concerns. Interpret and enforces library policies. Participate in Minuteman group(s) and other professional development workshops; Refer patrons to other departments and institutions as appropriate. Perform other duties at the discretion of supervisors.

 

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: $62,683. Excellent benefits.

 

Deadline to apply: Open until filled with preference given to applications completely received by August 31, 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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Reference Librarian, Brockton Public Library, Brockton, MA

Brockton Public Library System

 

Applications for the position of Reference Librarian are being accepted for appointment by the Board of Library Trustees. This is a full time (35 hours per week) year round position required to work one or two evenings a week, two Saturdays out of four, and morning, afternoon, and evening hours. The position will be subject to a six (6) month probationary work period. The position will be compensated in eight step raises (on or after the anniversary of employment).

 

Step 1       Step 2      Step 3      Step 4     Step 5       Step 6     Step 7       Step 8

41,997      42,957     43,920     46,205     48,727      50,367    53,174      56,373

 

Duties:

  • Actively assists adult and young adult patrons in using print, non-print and electronic resources to secure information
  • Selects and weeds non-fiction books and non-print material in designated areas
  • Reviews, selects, and updates bookmarked Internet sites
  • Participates in decisions regarding uses of electronic technology
  • Assists patrons in using computer resources
  • Researches obituary information
  • Prepares readers' advisory materials and aids
  • Works with community, agencies and groups to enable the library to better serve patrons
  • Inputs data in the OCLN database
  • Maintains displays and exhibits
  • Participates in workshop and training opportunities
  • Serves on professional and network committees
  • May be required to serve as "Librarian in Charge" in the absence of Supervisors, Assistant Library Director or the Library Director.

 

Qualifications:

  • MLS candidate required, MLS preferred (if candidate, must receive degree within 5 years of appointment)
  • Technical skills searching the Internet and on-line services required
  • Ability to train and supervise assigned employees and/or volunteers
  • Ability to relate to patrons and staff with professional friendliness, patience, tact and resourcefulness
  • Ability to converse in Spanish, Portuguese, French, Creole or another language spoken by one of Brockton's linguistic minority population desirable

 

Benefits:

The position is covered under the terms of the contract with the Brockton Public Library Employees' Association, SEIU, Local 888. Interested applicants should forward a letter of application and resume by to: Paul Engle, Library Director, Brockton Public Library, 304 Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301 or by email: pengle@cobma.us by open until filled. The City of Brockton requires residency within one year of appointment and must remain a resident for 7 years. Finalists will be subject to a Criminal Record Information (CORI) check, and the City of Brockton is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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

Media Archivist

Dept. of Modern Culture and Media

Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Qualifications:

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

 

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

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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Controller, Mark Twain House and Museum, Hartford, CT

The Mark Twain House & Museum seeks a Controller. Reporting to the Executive Director (ED) and liaising with the Treasurer of the Board, the Controller is the chief financial position for the museum. The Controller will maintain and continue to build and manage effective and streamlined administrative/financial systems and internal controls, including financial, accounting, and human resources. The position ensures that all financial obligations are met on a timely basis with an eye towards developing and improving processes and systems.

As a member of the senior management team, the Controller will be involved in strategic planning, program and performance evaluation, general HR administration, professional development initiatives, and planning for The Mark Twain House & Museum's (MTHM) goal to increase its fundraising and earned revenues. Applicants need at least five years of professional experience, including primary experience managing the financial administration of an organization. Non-profit experience strongly preferred.

Bachelor's degree in Accounting; MBA or CPA preferred. Excellent communication skills, with experience collaborating in a multi-disciplinary team. Expertise with QuickBooks, Microsoft Office products (especially Excel). Experience with audit and budgeting processes as well as HR administration. Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to MTHM mission. Must be able to communicate in English, climb stairs and lift up to forty pounds.

EOE.

Applications open until August 15. Please email Resume, Cover letter, and three references to: deborah.cohen@marktwainhouse.org 

No phone calls please.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Executive Director, Connecticut River Museum, Essex, CT

The Connecticut River Museum, a regional interdisciplinary museum that explores and documents the history, culture and environment of New England's largest river, seeks an innovative, collaborative, and experienced leader for the position of Executive Director. The new incumbent will be expected to build on the previous successes of the Museum and will be responsible for working with the Board, Staff, and Community on the final fundraising and implementation of the Connecticut River Discovery Center. S/he will be responsible for positioning the Museum as one of the River Valley's cultural and environmental leaders. The next Executive Director will have a minimum of 5 years of nonprofit leadership experience; hold at least a master's degree or equivalent in museum studies, history, environmental science, or nonprofit management; and demonstrate a proven track record of fundraising and working within a complex development structure. S/he will have or be prepared to build a personal understanding and respect for the region's history and environmental importance and will actively work towards creating a sense of place within the River Valley.

A full job description, required qualifications, Museum background, and the application process can be found here: www.ctrivermuseum.org/news/employmentopportunities/

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Multiple Librarian Openings, Town of Brookline, MA

Librarian II - Cataloger

The Town of Brookline Library is seeking a Librarian/Cataloger to handle serials record maintenance and cataloging for reference department staff and library branches. The Librarian/Cataloger position will perform administrative, direct service, and professional work in classifying, and cataloging physical and digital materials for the Library, and or processing interlibrary loan activity. Works with the network to ensure the library complies with network lending agreements and metadata standards. May provides limited supervision to several volunteers. Provides information and assistance to library patrons as necessary. Master's of Library and Information Science degree, plus additional training in library technology; 2- 3 years of experience in library operations; knowledge of Dewey classification; descriptive cataloging practices; and authority and serial control required. Must be available to work some weekends and evenings. Ability to organize time, prioritize duties and to accomplish tasks with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, along with the ability to work independently and to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Excellent customer service skills and demonstrated computer skills. Additional language skills are a plus. Starting Salary $29.92 per hour plus generous benefits. Resume and Cover Letter by August 6, 2018.

Resume and Cover letter to here.

Librarian III: Reference Supervisor

The Town of Brookline Library is seeking a customer service oriented Librarian III: Reference Supervisor to provide information to patrons on library policies, services, activities, facilities, and regulations.The Librarian III: Reference Supervisor under the administrative direction of the Library Director plans, organizes, assigns and supervises the work activities of the Reference Department to realize the department's work goals library policies, procedures, and guidelines, and to provide exceptional customer service. Responsible for the planning, coordination, and ongoing operation of the Reference Department;Promotes library use through public relations efforts and may represent the library before community, school or professional groups. Graduate from an accredited college. A master's degree in library science from an ALA accredited school. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a strong commitment to public service essential. Working knowledge of personal computers, automated library systems and electronic information systems is required. A minimum of five years of professional library experience and some supervisory experience is required. Starting Salary $33.65 per hour plus generous benefits. Resume and Cover Letter by August 6, 2018.

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

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

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

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

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

Living in Boston:

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


Job Description:

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

Position Description:

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


Requirements:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual
  • Background in English composition or literature


Additional Information:

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

Grade 5, Unit Professional position

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


Application Instructions:

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

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Adult/Teen Services Librarian, Edith Wheeler Memorial Library, Monroe, CT

The Edith Wheeler Memorial Library is looking for an energetic, forward thinking Adult/ Teen Services Librarian with a strong understanding of current public library services and an enthusiasm for seeking out and developing creative new services. The ideal candidate will be outgoing and willing to work collaboratively with members of our friendly community.

 

Under the supervision of the Library Director, this person will be organizing and directing the activities of our Adult and Teen Services team.Duties include researching and bringing technologies on board for the library's new makerspace;  planning and marketing of adult and teen programs; maintaining the library's web page and social media presence; selecting and acquiring materials; maintaining the collection; and overseeing an active reference department. 

 

Master's Degree in Library Science or Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution required. Comfortable working and teaching in an experiential learning environment. Minimum of 3 years experience working with adult and/or teen library services, resources, and online searching preferred. Some supervisory experience necessary. 

Starting salary: $53K, 35 hour/week, union position with full benefits. 

All applications must be submitted online at http://monroect.org/Human-Resources

Deadline Tuesday, August 14th or until position is filled.

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

Instruction and Outreach Librarian

 

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

 

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

 

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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.

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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

 

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

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

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

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

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

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=107019&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-8e
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   Research & Instruction Librarian
   Rhode Island School of Design
   Library
   Providence, RI,    United States
   Date Posted: May. 17, 2018

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

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

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=104988&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
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   Wenzhou-Kean Univ. Anticipated Faculty Positions 2018-201...
   Wenzhou-Kean University
   School of Communication, Media and Journalism
   Wenzhou,    China
   Date Posted: Mar. 23, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=104984&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
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   Faculty Positions in Political Sci. for Fall 2018 - Socia...
   Habib University
   School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
   Karachi, Sindh,    Pakistan
   Date Posted: Mar. 1, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=104163&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
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   Faculty Positions in Sociology for Fall 2018 - Social Dev...
   Habib University
   School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
   Karachi, Sindh,    Pakistan
   Date Posted: Mar. 1, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=104162&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
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   Visiting Assistant Professor, Non-Tenure Track
   New York University
   Steinhardt School of Education and Human Development
   New York, NY,    United States
   Date Posted: Feb. 21, 2018

   https://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=103885&o=1204022&t=SO180622m-6e
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   Faculty, General Studies
   Higher Colleges of Technology
   General Academic Requirements Division (GARD)
   Abu Dhabi, Ruwais, Ras Al Khaimah,    United Arab Emirates
   Date Posted: Feb. 21, 2018

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

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