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Librarian, John G. Wolbach Library, Harvard College, Cambridge, MA

About Wolbach Library:
The John G. Wolbach Library combines the collections of the Harvard College Observatory (HCO) Library and the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) Library, forming one of the world's preeminent astronomical collections. The Wolbach Library provides shared resources to support the CfA community's continuously evolving needs. Wolbach Library staff build, organize, manage, house, and preserve collections of physical and digital research artifacts; offer reference services and consultation; provide services in online literature searches and interlibrary loan requests; and contribute to and draw from remote databases, including the NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS). The Wolbach Library participates in local, national, and international networks and cooperative activities to promote scholarly advancement, the sharing of information, access to recorded knowledge, and the empowerment of the astronomy and astrophysics community.
http://library.cfa.harvard.edu

Our current and future priorities are to:

  • Facilitate the creation and sharing of new knowledge in Astronomy
  • Lower technical and social barriers that negatively impact the CfA community's ability to achieve its goals
  • Promote the work of the CfA community both internally and externally
  • Develop digital projects and priorities that continually challenge Wolbach library staff to excel at an international level
  • Seek strategic collaborations to ensure the sustainability of Wolbach's programs, services, and projects
  • Promote open science through outreach and training programs

 

Position Summary

The incumbent collaborates with the CfA and external partners to define, implement, and continuously support: services, programs, and collections that enhance research, teaching, learning, and access to resources at Wolbach. The community served by the Wolbach Library includes Smithsonian staff, Harvard faculty and staff, students, post-docs, the international astronomy community, and the public.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for preparation, coordination, execution and assessment of collaborative projects, programs, and events
  • Develops collaborative project objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility; reports and escalates to management as needed.
  • Ensures that projects are delivered on-time, within scope
  • Creates, maintains, and shares comprehensive project documentation with library staff
  • Maintains current knowledge of emerging trends in learning science, research methodologies, and research services
  • Conducts outreach and collaborates with current library stakeholders (e.g. NASA/SAO ADS), as well as stakeholders who are infrequent users or nonusers of the library and its services
  • Strives to provide equitable delivery of library services through the development of programs, practices, and behaviors which allow the library to actively support all members of the library's community
  • Contributes to Wolbach's monthly reports as required
  • Participates in daily circulation desk staffing


Position Closes 
11/26/2018

Pay scale & grade
IS 09

Salary
$55,909 to $72,683 per year

Learn more and Apply!
www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/513469500

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Access Services Coordinator, Stamford Regional Library, Stamford CT

Job ID: 2019160

Title: Access Services Coordinator

Rank: University Library Assistant II, UCP 5

Area: Library Administration

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

Duties and Responsibilities

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

Shared Expectations for Student Supervisors

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

 

Shared Expectations for All Staff

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

 

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

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

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

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Systems Manager, Cape Libraries Automated Materials Sharing, Hyannis, MA

JOB TITLE: SYSTEMS MANAGER

Full Time (40 hours per week)

Reports to: Executive Director. 

Position Summary:

Assist the Executive Director to establish goals, objectives, future plans and strategies for the CLAMS network to accommodate member libraries' current and projected automation requirements. Responsible for managing and monitoring CLAMS technical operations both at the central CLAMS office and CLAMS-owned equipment at member libraries. Acts as an advanced technical resource in the administration of the network's Integrated Library System (ILS). Provides support to member libraries for software and peripherals as they relate to core CLAMS Services. May serve in place of the Executive Director in the absence of the Director.

Cape Libraries Automated Materials Sharing (CLAMS) is a library consortium with a central site office staff. CLAMS serves 35 member libraries with 38 locations on Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. The consortium comprises one academic library and 34 public library members.

Responsibilities

Systems Management

  • Manages CLAMS central systems operations, including all software, hardware, telecommunications, telephone system and related components.
  • Maintains overall systems availability, integrity and security, including user authorization and authentication
  • Maintains central communications systems for incoming, outgoing, and intranetwork connectivity
  • Serves as CLAMS principal technical liaison to other library and information networks and to other providers and vendors of communication and information services
  • Documents scheduled and non-scheduled systems events
  • Communicates systems-related information and user requirements to network members and to other service providers as appropriate;
  • May provide training to member library staff and central library consortium staff, working cooperatively with the Member Services Manager.
  • Documents and maintains information on systems and network configuration
  • Monitors system performance; advises on needs for hardware and software upgrades &/or other systems requirements in a hosted environment
  • Advises and assists in planning for network growth; assists in initiating service to new remote sites
  • Generates standard and customized reports as requested by Executive Director and network members; assists in developing and producing new reports

Interaction with Vendors and Others

  • Interfaces with vendor representatives to maintain effective functioning of applications software, operating software and hardware, telecommunications and networking hardware and software, related software and equipment
  • Recommends products and services for purchase; assists in evaluating systems and communications hardware, software, and support services
  • Monitors systems-related warranties, licenses, expiration dates; may update or recommend same for update
  • Facilitates access through CLAMS systems to services provided by state, regional, and other library and information systems

Interaction with Staff and Users

  • Supervises, schedules, trains, and reviews performance of systems staff
  • Assists and works with other CLAMS staff and members in planning, developing, documenting and implementing policies and procedures
  • May represent CLAMS on user groups and at regional, state, or national conferences and committees, especially in relation to computerized networks or library automated systems
  • May attend seminars, workshops, training programs, demonstrations, exhibits, etc., as appropriate to the position of Systems Manager

Other

  • Performs other duties as assigned by Executive Director 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field.
  • 3 years systems experience, preferably in a library or information hosted network environment.
  • Knowledge of appropriate operating systems and hardware, library applications software, telecommunications hardware/software/services including IP telephony, TCP/IP, Web-based services and support (especially Google Apps, HTML, CSS, and Content Management Systems), and RESTful APIs.
  • Experience working with databases and SQL.
  • Working knowledge of programming/scripting languages such as Python, Perl, and PHP.
  • Project management experience.
  • Initiative, creative problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent oral, telephone, written communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with vendors, all levels of library staff.
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently, meet deadlines, delegate assignments, work under pressure.
  • Ability to troubleshoot computer hardware and software problems.
  • Supervisory experience and skills.

Other Distinguishing Characteristics

  • Valid driver's license. Travel is occasionally required. Use of reliable insured vehicle when needed.
  • Light to moderate physical effort required in performing duties under typical office/data processing conditions
  • Must be able to lift 30 lbs., bend, reach, read visually and respond to audio signals; communicate effectively on telephone, in writing, and in person with network members, staff, vendors & others.
  • Operates electronic data processing and office equipment.

Failure to carry out job responsibilities could result in compromised customer relations.

Salary Range: $60,775 to $84,127 in 12 steps.

Environment

Smalloffice environment consisting of a staff of 7 with shared responsibility in the overall maintenance of the office.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Work is performed in a normal office environment that is usually not subject to extremes of noise, temperature, odor, etc. Operates computers, printer, photocopier, fax machine, and other office and computer related equipment. Work requires extended periods of sitting at a computer, reaching, typing, mousing, and other small muscle tasks. Occasional bending, crouching, and lifting/transporting of computer equipment is required. Applicant must be able to lift 30 lbs. and be able to read visually and respond to audio signals; communicate effectively on telephone, in writing (includes email), and in person with network members, staff, vendors, & others. Light to moderate physical effort required in performing duties under typical office/data processing conditions

Moderate levels of stress may occur. 

How to apply:  

Submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references, as a PDF attachment by email to jobsearch@clamsnet.org. Use the subject line: Systems Manager.  No phone calls please. Position is open until filled. Preference will be given to applications received by December 14, 2018.

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Extended Term Substitute, Library Media Specialist, Baldwin Elementary School, Cambridge, MA

Overview:

The ICTS school based team, comprised of a Library Media Specialist, Instructional Technology Specialist, and Technology Support Technician work as a team to provide support at the building level.

Under the supervision of the principal, and the Assistant Director of Library Media Services, the Library Media Specialist will work:

  • To ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information
  • To empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, ethical users and producers of information
  • To instill a love of learning in all students and ensure equitable access to information
  • To collaborate with classroom teachers to design and implement units of instruction, assess student learning
  • To align the School Library Program (SLP) with the mission, goals, and objectives of the school / school district

 

Duties:

  • Collaborates with classroom teachers as a partner in the instructional process
  • Collaborates to design, teach, and assess learning experiences that incorporate inquiry learning, information literacies in their formats, critical thinking and self-assessment
  • Promotes a love of reading and lifelong learning
  • Promotes instructional technology to improve learning
  • Collaborates with the Instructional Technology Specialist to deliver curriculum addressing the ICTS standards
  • Provides resources and programs that promote independent reading and writing in a variety of genres
  • Maintains an organized and welcoming facility that helps students become independent users of the library.
  • Fosters a creative, flexible environment so that the school library is an essential part of the learning community
  • Develops and maintains resources appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, and the instructional strategies of the school community

 

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree or higher required. State certification as a School Library Media Specialist preferred, but not required. Teacher preparation program/educational degree preferred. At least three years of teaching experience or equivalent in the field of school library science preferred. Experience in an urban setting is highly desirable. Strong background in children's and young adult literature. Familiarity with automated library system and proficient in both PC and Apple platforms.

This position will be available February 2019 through no later than May 31, 2019.

Apply here.

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Reference/Information Literacy Librarian, Asnuntuck Community College, Enfield, CT

POSITION: Anticipated - Part-time Temporary Reference/Information Literacy Librarian
17 hrs/week
Educational Assistant

ANTICIPATED STARTING DATE: Spring 2019 (pending funding)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: MLS/MLIS degree, understanding of current trends in information literacy instruction or willingness to learn, reference service experience, library and office technology abilities/experience.

Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements are encouraged to apply, stating in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions may be made for compelling reasons.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Reference/Information Literacy Librarian will provide classroom information literacy instruction, reference, circulation and other duties as assigned. Hours for this position to be determined, but one shift will be Monday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The remaining schedule will generally be between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Tuesday through Friday. Exceptions may be made to accommodate faculty teaching schedules An occasional Saturday may be required.


MINIMUM SALARY: $34.59/per - no benefits

TO APPLY: Submit letter of interest, resume, Board Application (found at www.asnuntuck.edu - Employment tab) and the names of three references to:

Asnuntuck Community College
Human Resources - JOB CODE: LIB
170 Elm Street, Enfield, CT 06082
Email: AS-AcademicAffairs-HR@asnuntuck.edu
Fax: (860) 253-3069

ASNUNTUCK COMMUNITY COLLEGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F. PROTECTED GROUP MEMBERS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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Talking Book Services Librarian, Worcester Public Library, Worcester, MA

The Worcester Public Library is seeking candidates for the position of Talking Book Services Librarian! 

This is a professional position working under the supervision of the Head of the Worcester Talking Book Library with overall oversight by the Head Librarian. This position is responsible for outreach, cataloging, and readers' advisory services for individuals with a visual, physical or reading disability and involves collaborating with those organizations that serve them, as well as training and assisting patrons on various technologies catering to those with low vision. This position also includes supervisory responsibility as assigned. The ideal person in this position will possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills and have experience working with diverse populations in an urban environment.

 

To see the 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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Assistant Supervisor, Public Services for Technology, Newton Free Library, Newton, MA

Position Title:             Assistant Supervisor of Public Services for Technology

Department:              Library                                                

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

Salary Range:             $63,276 - $85,037 in 11 steps           

Grade:                        S10, AFSCME, Local 3092

Department Head:    Philip E. McNulty, Director               Posting: External

Date of Notice:            11/9/2018   

                                        

Newton Free Library seeks a creative, innovative, and user-focused librarian to join our management team as the Assistant Supervisor of Public Services for Technology. If you are passionate about making technology accessible and exciting in the public library for patrons and staff this might be your perfect opportunity!

Newton Free Library is one of the most active libraries in the state and each day patrons flood the library in need of our technology services and equipment. The enthusiasm and support of technology in our community led to the creation and opening of a brand new computer lab for instructional classes and a dedicated Makerspace this year. This position is responsible for service outcomes in our heavily used Tech Center, overseeing and presenting STEAM and technology programming, staff training, library technical support, and the development of new initiatives for the library. You'll supervise our Digital Communications Librarian, collaborate with our Library Network Technician, and lead a strong interdepartmental team of staff called the "Tech Squad" that are trained to assist with technology support and public programming.  This position is an integral part of the library's Public Services Department supervisory team and the library's leadership and planning team.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a dedication to user experience and service, an ability to work well with staff and public of all skill levels, a vision of how technology can advance library service and the requisite understanding of library computer and software systems. He or she will be a strong librarian with solid experience in library reference service. Dedication to fostering a positive collaborative work environment is a must. There will also be specific collection development responsibilities, service desk coverage including on evenings and weekends, public program presentations, and opportunities to represent the library at related meetings, events and conferences.

Qualifications: Masters in Library Science and three to five years of library experience, or equivalent. Extensive demonstrated knowledge of computer technologies deployed in libraries, including server operation, networks, operating systems, and wireless networks.

To apply, 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 November 26, 2018.

 

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

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Service Desk Coordinator, Emerson College Library, Boston, MA

As the most senior library staff member during evening and weekend hours, the Service Desk Coordinator is primarily responsible for the smooth operation of the library's spaces and services at these times. They provide reference and research assistance to students, faculty, and staff. The person in this position facilitates access to circulating, reserve, and media collections. May require holiday hours. Salary is pro-rated, based on a 29 hour workweek.

This is a bargaining unit position. In this position, you will be exclusively represented by the Service Employees International Union, Local 888 for purposes of wages, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Required:

Enrollment in an ALA-accredited MLS program with completion of the basic reference class. Familiarity with using reference collections, library catalogs and other electronic resources including full text databases and internet resources.

Demonstrated experience in training and directing the work of part-time employees, student workers, interns, or volunteers.

Aptitude and communication skills to provide excellent service in person, over the phone, and via chat and email.

Familiarity with Microsoft Windows and Apple operating systems environment. Ability to use and troubleshoot computers, iPads, printers, scanners, microfilm reader/printers, and copiers.

Preferred:

Familiarity with Ex Libris Voyager integrated library system, MediaNet media booking system, Dean Evans Associates EMS room reservation system, and Gimlet statistical tracking.

Interest in other areas of library operations including, but not limited to, instruction, information literacy, digital initiatives, distance learning, cataloging and outreach.

Required Documents

  1. Resume or CV
  2. Cover Letter
To apply online, see here.

Here is the link: https://emerson.peopleadmin.com/postings/18473

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Executive Director, Godfrey Memorial Library, Middletown, CT

Position Description

Library Director - Godfrey Memorial Library, Middletown, CT

The Godfrey Memorial Library in Middletown, Connecticut is searching for an Executive Director. The Godfrey is a non-profit member library of Genealogy and Family History with an extensive collection of genealogies, histories and reference material, along with a web site which includes unique content. The ideal candidate should possess a bachelor's degree, experience in genealogical research, an understanding of the genealogy business, community and trends therein, a background in genealogical business generation, knowledge of fund raising for non-profit organizations, some background in web site operations and development, the basics of financial management, and management experience in library operations. This is a full-time salaried position which will require either three or four days a week on-site presence, plus two half-day Saturdays a month.  Salary will be commensurate with experience. 

Please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining reasons for your interest, salary requirements, particular qualifications and attributes you would bring to this position to: Director Search, Godfrey Memorial Library, 134 Newfield Street, Middletown, CT 06457-2534 or by email to DirectorSearch@godfrey.org.    

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Cataloging and Metadata Librarian, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA

Cataloging and Metadata Librarian

The New England Historic Genealogical Society seeks a Cataloging and Metadata Librarian to join the Library Collection Services Team. This position is a great opportunity for an early-mid career cataloger with an interest in original cataloging, digital collections, and technology and its application in a library setting. The Metadata Librarian will participate in the work of the Collection Services Team, which carries out the acquisition, cataloging, and maintenance of the library's published 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 in the library catalog, 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 using MARC, OCLC, LCSH, and RDA in accordance with national standards.
  • Participate in ongoing database maintenance and authority control.
  • 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.
  • Working closely with the Curator of Digital Collections, manage the Library's contributions to the American Ancestors Digital Collections by overseeing scanning, non-marc metadata creation, and loading of digitized books, including born-digital e-book content. 
  • Keep current with developments in the fields of technical services, cataloging, technology, and genealogy.
  • Participate in Team wide projects and goals.

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, LCSH and metadata standards such as Dublin Core, 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.  Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.

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Librarian, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH

Colby-Sawyer College announces its search for a College Librarian at the Cleveland Library. This position provides leadership, strategic direction, and vision for the library; manages the day-to-day operations as well as short and long term planning of the Library and Archives. Fosters relationships among departments housed in the library building and collaborates with departments across campus

This is a full-time, 10 month position. The college offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, tuition benefits and fitness center membership.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Recruits, trains, and supervises Library staff. Confers regularly with staff to plan and coordinate activities, schedules, and workloads; assists with difficult or unusual tasks or problems.
  • Revises, updates, and administers library policies and procedures.
  • Works closely with Library staff on the selection, acquisition, processing and circulation of library materials and ensures that the Library's resources adequately support the curriculum of the College.
  • Fosters a culture of collaboration and service within the library and on campus.
  • Gathers, interprets, and evaluates data for studies, reports, and program assessment; coordinates department activities with other departments and agencies as needed.
  • Confers regularly with the Academic Vice President, other senior administrators and academic and administrative department heads, and various faculty and staff to plan, coordinate and evaluate services/facilities/systems, exchange information, investigate and resolve problems.
  • Oversees the library budget, develops strategies and budgets for the library, including collection development and management; monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned area to assure sound fiscal control; prepares annual budget requests; assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and time.
  • Coordinates library development and fund raising in collaboration with the Vice President for Advancement and other senior staff.
  • Performs the regular duties of a professional librarian: provides research & circulation assistance to library users, teaches research skills in the classroom, administers library website, catalogs newly-acquired materials, participates in collection management (selection & weeding).
  • Serves on College committees, as directed by the Academic Vice President. Represents the College to, and participate in, programs/activities of various professional and community Plan, perform and evaluate research functions focusing on the location and collection of financial, educational, professional or other relevant information on individuals, companies or To apply, go to www.colby-sawyer.edu and click "Employment" under the "Resources" tab at the bottom of the page. Please follow the instructions provided. Applications that do not comply with these instructions may be disqualified.

Qualifications

Required: Master's degree in library science from an ALA accredited school, plus four to six years of progressively responsible relevant professional experience, including library planning and management, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired. Excellent planning, organizational, administrative, writing, personnel and budget management skills. Ability to work effectively with College administrators, staff, faculty, and students, as well as various outside organizations.

Colby-Sawyer College is a comprehensive liberal arts institution located in beautiful central New Hampshire, recognized for the excellence of its academic and co-curricular programs. Our campus community considers it an essential and welcome aspect of their jobs to get to know, encourage, inspire and offer guidance to each of our students. Visit www.colby-sawyer.edu to learn more about our unique teaching and learning community.

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Collections Strategist, Library Administration, UConn Library, Storrs, CT

Job ID:  2019170

Title: Collections Strategist

Rank: University Librarian II or III (UCP 7 or 9)

Area:

The UConn Library seeks a forward-thinking leader and strong communicator to conceive, communicate, and implement strategies to analyze, build, and leverage collections. This newly created position reports to the Associate University Librarian for Collections & Discovery. Along with all UConn Library personnel, the Collections Strategist will make a positive contribution to a culture of inclusion and respect in all interactions within the Library and across the University.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Collections Strategist collaborates across the UConn community and with external organizations to develop, maintain, and assess the strategies that the UConn Library uses for collection development; including determining acquisition models, formats, criteria, and partnerships. The position develops inter-and intra-institutional benchmarks to evaluate and identify strategic directions, assists in allocating and managing collections funds, and ensuring that these funds are aligned with broader collection strategies. The strategist is a member of the Dean's Library's Council, which is responsible for incubating, informing, and influencing strategic directions of the UConn Library.

Shared Expectations for All Staff

  1. Participates in planning and actively contributes to Area and Unit priorities, initiatives, and operations through collaboration and cooperation.
  2. Demonstrates reliable and effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  3. Maintains currency and open communication in ongoing trends and developments related to position responsibilities.
  4. Works effectively in current office applications, software, and communication tools as set by the UConn Library and University of Connecticut.

 

Minimum Qualifications for Appointment at University Librarian II (UCP 7):

  1. Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an American Library Association accredited program (or international equivalent) or other relevant discipline.
  2. Minimum of three years' experience carrying out collections related functions in an academic library or comparable setting.
  3. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
  4. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, interact collaboratively, and build and maintain successful partnerships.
  5. Demonstrated leadership ability.
  6. Knowledge of emerging trends in scholarly communications and library collection management.
  7. Demonstrated effectiveness in balancing multiple responsibilities in a complex and dynamic environment.
  8. Evidence of sustained participation in library-related professional development activities at a local level or higher.

 

Additional Minimum Qualifications for Appointment at University Librarian III (UCP 9)

  1. Minimum of six years' experience carrying out collections related functions in an academic library or comparable setting.
  2. Evidence of sustained participation in library-related professional development activities at a regional level or higher.

 

Preferred Qualifications for Both Appointments:

  1. Experience working in an academic or research library.
  2. Experience using specialized tools for the analysis of collections (e.g., Alma Analytics, GreenGlass, Tableau).

 

Appointment Terms

This is a full time position based in Storrs. The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn and a highly desirable work environment. Salary and rank are dependent upon education, qualifications, and experience.

 

To Apply

Applications must be submitted online using UConn Jobs at http://www.jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions. (reference search #2019170) and include a cover letter, detailed resume, and contact information for three professional references.

 

Nominations and inquiries should be sent in confidence to Ellen Silbermann at ellen.silbermann@uconn.edu. To ensure full consideration, inquiries and applications should be submitted by December 16, 2018. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2019170)

 

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on December 16, 2018.

 

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

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Controller/CFO, Confidential Company, Marlborough, MA

Founded over five decades ago, this company inhabits a prime spot in the international art market. Offering auction and appraisal services to institutions, non-profits and private collectors the firm conducts both live and online auctions. The firm has a plethora of interesting and vibrant areas of specialty which includes the fine and decorative arts, jewelry, modern design, musical instruments, science and technology, wine, and many others. Based in New England the firm is one of the top businesses of its kind in the United States with a truly international reach. If you are interested in history, culture and art, love to learn and are seeking a dynamic workplace we invite you to join us.

Our client is seeking a strategic thinker who will join a vibrant senior management team. The candidate must be self-directed and organized with skills to manage a finance team. Reporting directly to the CEO, this hands on position will be responsible for the oversight of the Company's finances. You will manage a 4 person team in the delivery of billing, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll.

This a fantastic opportunity for a professional who thrives in a busy work place, is well-versed in working closely with senior management and is interested in joining a team poised for future growth.

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, 5+ years of accounting and financial experience at the Controller level.

Please send a resume to aquinn@aafcpa.com

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: commensurate with experience

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Digital Services Librarian, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA

Digital Services Librarian, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA

Link to job: https://jobs.bridgew.edu/postings/14234

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Department Summary:

Bridgewater State University's Library Services is located in the Clement C. Maxwell Library and is open an average of 94 hours each week during the academic year. It is a busy, dynamic place with classrooms, academic and administrative offices throughout the building. The library serves all BSU students, faculty, staff, area community members, and researchers from across the country and world.

Library Services is dedicated to meeting the needs of its communities, to updating its service models as pedagogies and librarianship evolve, to renewing the knowledge and skills of librarians and staff as practices change, to deploying new technologies to improve interactions with library users and to enhance user experiences.

 

Essential Duties:

Library Services seeks an innovative, creative and service-oriented professional for the position of Digital Services Librarian. This is a tenure-track position reporting to the Director of Library Services. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with others to identify, develop, deploy, manage, improve, and provide ongoing maintenance for the library's digital publishing initiatives and its institutional repository with an emphasis on enhancing discovery, delivery, accessibility and usability of digitized content. The Digital Services Librarian investigates, evaluates, and recommends appropriate digital content for inclusion, including but not limited to images, data sets, audio, video, and other materials that support library services, teaching, learning, research, and creative activities as well as the tools to enhance digital content creation.

 

This Position:

  • Administers the institutional repository (currently Digital Commons).
  • Designs, develops, deploys, and provides ongoing maintenance for the library's digital publishing initiatives.
  • Digitizes relevant materials and learning objects creation. Supervises student workers involved with digitization.
  • Creates descriptive metadata utilizing national standards and best practices to optimize discovery.
  • Markets and promotes the digital repository to the campus, university alumni, and other institutions and individuals in the region.
  • Collaborates with the Archives & Special Collections Librarian and others (both on and off campus) to make historical materials available digitally in innovative ways, including creating online exhibits.
  • Creates and maintains policies and procedures guiding digital storage and preservation practices, including workflows for born-digital and digitized content.
  • Provides written reports, assessments, analyses, and documentation as needed and upon request.
  • Administers the Springshare platform and its tools in collaborations with Emerging Technologies & Systems Librarian.
  • Serves as a liaison to repository and digital content management vendors.
  • Participates in campus and regional digital scholarship and publication initiatives.
  • Serves as a liaison to academic departments.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relations with academic departments and faculty engaged in digital projects.
  • Participates in responsibilities for library policy decisions and project planning through committee and work group assignments.
  • Contributes to the profession and maintains professional knowledge through participation in appropriate state, regional and national library (and related) organizations.
  • Stays current with developments in librarianship, higher education. Stays current with developments in repository management and related products.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • Relevant experience in an academic, large public, or special library, or in a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience using a wide variety of platforms, applications, hardware, software, and programming languages.
  • Demonstrated experience using institutional repositories and/or other digital asset management systems.
  • Demonstrated experience using a variety of metadata schema and file formats.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and knowledge of various research methodologies.
  • Ability to effectively work independently and collaboratively.
  • Evidence of ability to successfully engage in professional activities and disciplinary scholarship to satisfy promotion and tenure requirements of the Massachusetts State College Association (MSCA) contract.http://mscaunion.org/contract/.

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Second Master's degree in a related discipline (second master's degree required for promotion beyond associate librarian rank).
  • At least two years relevant experience in an academic or research library.
  • Experience using Digital Commons and/or other repository platforms, tools, and products.
  • Demonstrated experience managing projects.
  • Demonstrated experience with user experience and various assessment methodologies.
  • Demonstrated understanding of networks, server administration, and other technologies including but not limited to cloud-based tools and platforms.
  • Demonstrated commitment to supporting a diverse educational and work environments, and working with a diverse faculty and student populations.

 

Full job description and application instructions available at this link: https://jobs.bridgew.edu/postings/14234

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Head of Reference and Information Resources, State Library of Massachusetts, Boston, MA

State Library of Massachusetts

 

Head of Reference and Information Resources

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The State Library of Massachusetts seeks an innovative and collaborative Head, Reference and Information Services to provide leadership and strategic direction for the Reference and information Services Department. Oversee the planning, developing and implementing the departmental goals; manage day to day operation and staff supervision; coordinate outreach initiatives; manage print and digital collections; and lead library-wide projects. Collaborate and partner with area institutions. Participate in the Library management team.

 

 

Qualifications 

An ALA-accredited library master's degree, at least five years of supervisory/administrative experience; knowledge of reference resources in law, government documents, and legislative research; demonstrated understanding of current trends and issues in providing a high caliber of library resources and services; and strong interpersonal skills as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. The Head of Reference and Information Resources reports to the State Librarian.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Provide leadership and strategic direction of the library's reference and information services department.
  • Engage staff in collaborative planning and delivery of user-centered services and outreach efforts.
  • Coordinate initiatives that transform collection strategies to include digital and print resources.
  • Coordinate the creation, maintenance and management of digital and born digital collections.
  • Lead initiatives and coordinate library-wide projects.
  • Participate in a team based environment as required to facilitate improving, evaluating, and promoting overall resources and service initiatives.
  • Develop metrics for successes and analyze trends to continually evaluate services and their impact.
  • Formulate, revise, and implement policies, best practices, and procedures necessary to support a wide variety of information delivery services.
  • Work creatively, collaboratively and effectively to promote a team based environment and manage multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Assist in the identification and writing of grant proposals to fund new library initiatives.
  • Work collaboratively with the Library Management Team to implement policies and initiatives; set priorities; and project management.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or required to meet library goals and objectives.

 

Compensation $63,093 to $74,392

Send resume and cover letter to: christopher.dupuis@state.ma.us

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Collections Strategies and Services Librarian, Keene State College, Keene, NH

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

 

Position has a start date of August 2019.

 

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

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Archivist, Collection Development, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Archivist for Collection Development

Yale University Library

New Haven, CT

Requisition: 52196BR

https://bit.ly/2qkwtES

 

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.

 

Position Focus:

Reporting to the Director, leads the department's program of collecting modern manuscript collections, and assists with collecting materials on university history from non-Yale sources. Liaisons with appropriate department staff to ensure that collecting activity can be supported by available departmental resources and supports the department's collecting vision as established through periodic collection development retreats. Coordinates and facilitates the collection development work of department subject area specialists and provides training in working with donors and securing signed deeds of gift. Assesses potential collections, identifies materials of interest, documents site visits through field notes, negotiates deeds of gift, and documents accessions in collections management systems. Ensures paper and electronic donor files are kept current by staff engaged in collection development work.  Writes, updates, maintains all appropriate documentation of collection development policies and procedures. May train and supervise support staff and student assistants. Contributes to departmental reference, instruction, and outreach activities, including providing reference service to researchers and Yale University offices, and preparing and conducting primary source instruction. Serves on the department administrative leadership team and contributes to the administration of the department including long range planning, formulation of policy, and resource development and allocation. Contributes to the work of the Yale Library through membership on committees, taskforces, or engagement with Library programs and events. Makes substantive contributions to the regional, national, and/or international archival profession.

 

Required Education 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 Skills:

  1. Minimum of two years of professional experience required, including demonstrated success working with donors, evaluating potential collections of materials in all formats, and negotiating deeds of gift.
  2. Demonstrated understanding of current copyright laws as they apply to the acquisition and use of primary source materials in all formats.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of the issues related to the acquisition of born-digital materials.
  4. Demonstrated ability with and commitment to inclusive conduct and cultural competency, contributing to an inclusive environment in which individuals of a broad range of cultures, backgrounds, abilities and perspectives work productively and creatively together.
  5. Demonstrated active and substantive participation in regional, national and international professional activities relating to the selection, care, and use of modern documentary resources. Undergraduate or graduate coursework in twentieth-century American History.

 

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 working in an academic repository. Experience teaching with primary resources. Course work requiring research using primary resources. Graduate degree in American history or related field.

 

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.

 

Manuscripts and Archives, Sterling Memorial Library:

Manuscripts and Archives is a major center for historical inquiry and also serves as the documentary memory of Yale University. For more information about the department, please consult the website: http://www.library.yale.edu/mssa/.

 

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.

 

How to Apply

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/2qkwtES.

 

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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Collections Strategist, UConn Library, Storrs, CT

This position is currently on University of Connecticut Jobs at http://hr.uconn.edu/jobs/ (please reference Job ID 2019170) through December 16, 2018 and you can find the full description on https://lib.uconn.edu/about/employment-opportunities/.  

The UConn Library seeks a forward-thinking leader and strong communicator to conceive, communicate, and implement strategies to analyze, build, and leverage collections. This newly created position reports to the Associate University Librarian for Collections & Discovery. Along with all UConn Library personnel, the Collections Strategist will make a positive contribution to a culture of inclusion and respect in all interactions within the Library and across the University.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Collections Strategist collaborates across the UConn community and with external organizations to develop, maintain, and assess the strategies that the UConn Library uses for collection development; including determining acquisition models, formats, criteria, and partnerships. The position develops inter-and intra-institutional benchmarks to evaluate and identify strategic directions, assists in allocating and managing collection funds, and ensuring that these funds are aligned with broader collection strategies. The strategist is a member of the Dean's Library's Council, which is responsible for incubating, informing, and influencing strategic directions of the UConn Library.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications for Appointment at University Librarian 2 (UCP 7):

  1. Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an American Library Association accredited program (or international equivalent) or other relevant discipline.
  2. Minimum of three years' experience carrying out collections related functions in an academic library or comparable setting.
  3. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
  4. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, interact collaboratively, and build and maintain successful partnerships.
  5. Demonstrated leadership ability.
  6. Knowledge of emerging trends in scholarly communications and library collection management.
  7. Demonstrated effectiveness in balancing multiple responsibilities in a complex and dynamic environment.
  8. Evidence of sustained participation in library-related professional development activities at a local level or higher.

Additional Minimum Qualifications for Appointment at University Librarian 3 (UCP 9):

  1. Minimum of six years' experience carrying out collections related functions in an academic library or comparable setting.
  2. Evidence of sustained participation in library-related professional development activities at a regional level or higher.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred Qualifications for both levels (UCP 7 & 9):

  1. Experience working in an academic or research library.
  2. Experience using specialized tools for the analysis of collections (e.g., Alma Analytics, GreenGlass, Tableau).

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full time position based in Storrs. The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn and a highly desirable work environment. Salary and rank are dependent upon education, qualifications, and experience.

TO APPLY

Applications must be submitted online using UConn jobs, (www.jobs.uconn.edu), Staff Positions (reference search #2019170) and include a cover letter, detailed resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Nominations and inquiries should be sent in confidence to Ellen Silbermann at ellen.silbermann@uconn.edu. To ensure full consideration, inquiries and applications should be submitted by December 16, 2018.

Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2019170)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on December 16, 2018.

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

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Associate/Deputy Director, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, ME

Under the direction of the Executive Director and Chief Curator, the Associate/Deputy Director provides daily oversight of the museum's operations including all aspects of human resources, financial management and the museum facilities. The overall responsibilities include a wide range of activities including staff management, assisting with the budget, financial reporting, day-to-day operations and management of the building and grounds. The Associate/Deputy Director works collaboratively with all department heads including collections, marketing/communications, membership and development, education, visitor services, museum shop and facilities. The position represents the museum in the Executive Director's absence and as delegated by the Executive Director with all the stakeholders associated with the museum.

JOB DESCRIPTION - PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee and supervise all operational departments including finance, marketing & communications, technology, collections, education, membership, visitor services, facilities and the gift shop.
  • Ensure the efficient daily operation of the museum, its facilities and grounds.
  • Interpret museum strategies and develop supporting plans, initiatives and budgets.
  • Provide leadership in support of the museum's mission and strategic plans and organize efforts to meet expected outcomes of programs and initiatives.
  • Manage the hiring, development and overall performance of staff to create diverse and effective teams.
  • Cultivate a team culture built on trusting relationships that motivates and retains employees.
  • Recommend HR policies for staff and improvements in supporting technology and infrastructure.
  • Develop and manage operational budgets and provide financial and overall progress reports to the Executive Director.
  • Serve as staff liaison to Board committees as needed and collaborate with members to meet organizational goals.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: commensurate with experience

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Project Manager, Sentrum Marketing, LLC, Boston, MA

Sentrum Marketing, LLC sells Russian and Ukranian language books, DVDs, Subscriptions, and Audio Books to public libraries around the country. Our firm is seeking a Project Manager. The Project Manager will develop relationships with targeted customers and identify and develop sales initiatives for those prospects. The successful candidate will have a recent Bachelor's Degree in Library Science or be in a Library Science Program and seeking an internship. Excel and other computer skills would be a must. The Company is seekign a dedicated "Book Person." Fluency in Russian langauge would be a plus. 

Project Manager Responsibilities:

  • Work with public libraries that have or wish to have Russian and Ukranian language collections
  • Develop Marketing/Sales promotional plans for reaching and selling to the prospects as well as existing customers
  • Communicate customer feedback to book selectors and senior management
  • Interface with developers and IT managers to enhance Web Site effectiveness

Project Manager Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree or immersion in a Library Science degree program
  • Excellent communication and decision-making skills
  • Familiarity with online content marketing and social media development strategies 

Sentrum Marketing, LLC
45 Union Street
Boston, MA 02135

Tel: 617 770 3690

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Evening and Weekend Librarian, Roxbury Community College, Roxbury Crossing, MA

Evening and Weekend Librarian

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

General Statement of Duties: Coordinates and supervises all aspects of evening and Saturday library services. Supervises evening and Saturday circulation services. Provides reference, training and information literacy services. Initiates faculty outreach. Participates in collection development. Performs interlibrary loan functions and web page editing.

Examples of Duties:

  • Organizes and supervises all aspects of evening and Saturday library activities and services.
  • Provides reference support for students and faculty including one-on-one tutorials on the use of library resources.
  • Provides group-training/instruction sessions for students in effective use of print, database and free Internet resources for student research papers.
  • Prepares and presents library tours, orientation programs, and tailored bibliographic and information literacy instruction.
  • Serves as a member of the Academic Liaison Program providing outreach, support and instruction / research assistance for assigned programs.
  • Through the liaison program, initiates outreach to faculty on the ways that library services and resources can assist them in classroom and distance learning instruction.
  • Participates in collection development responsibilities including assessment, weeding and selection of new print and online materials.
  • Collects library use statistics. Participates in interpreting statistics and recommends plans of action.
  • Performs inter-library loan functions using OCLC and online utilities.
  • Oversees procedures associated with serials check-in and shelving.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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

  • ALA accredited Master's Degree in Library Science with coursework in reference, the use of non-print materials and automated/online/Internet based services and bibliographic/ information literacy instruction.
  • Prior professional level and progressively responsible library experience in the area of circulation/public service, bibliographic instruction, library automation including automated acquisitions and online database and Internet searching. Experience in a community college library preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Library Science techniques.
  • Working knowledge of basic computer business applications.
  • Working knowledge of automated library systems. Knowledge of Polaris is a plus.
  • Ability to relate library collections to college curricula and course programming.
  • Demonstrated managerial ability, leadership skills and analytic skills are essential as well as excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong customer service and outreach orientation.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to work with adult, multicultural and multilingual student population required.
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript preferred.
  • Knowledge of Dreamweaver, Camtasia and Captivate preferred.

 

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Working experience in a community college setting.
  • Knowledge of library assessment techniques and tools.


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

Additional Information
Please note that this is a Full Time position.
The person in this position will work approximately 37.5 hours per week, with more expected during weeks of RCC events.

Application Instructions

To be considered for this position, applicants should submit a resume and a cover letter.
Appointment is subject to SORI (Sexual Offense Registry Information) background check, and a publicly accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offense Registry Information) background check.

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

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

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Reference Librarian, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT

The Mortensen Library (Harrison Libraries) at the University of Hartford is seeking applicants for 2 part-time Reference Librarians!

 

Part-Time Reference Librarian - Harrison Libraries. Reports to Head, Reference and Public Services. Work Hours: 20 hours (minimum). Works evenings and/or rotating weekends with adjusted hours during intersessions and winter/summer terms.

Assumes responsibility for providing complete and thorough information literacy and bibliographic instruction to library patrons in conjunction with University faculty in an effort to ensure quality customer service as well as the best use of traditional and electronic library resources. Performs all duties in full support of the University's mission, understanding that the positive and effective execution of these duties are instrumental to the education of the University's students.

  • Provides knowledgeable, relevant and accurate assistance to students and other library patrons, making efficient and expedient use of traditional and electronic library resources. Assists student, staff, and faculty with research inquiries. Supports and staffs regular evening and weekend shifts at Reference/Information Commons Desk.
  • Plans, develops, presents and evaluates instructional, bibliographic and information literacy seminars on library resources to on campus and online students, faculty and staff. Organizes and maintains reference materials in a system that is easy for patrons to access.
  • Serves as an academic liaison to faculty for courses taught on campus and online. Oversees outreach initiatives, online content, and supplemental resources in those designated areas.
  • Provides assistance with special projects including, but not limited to, collection development, data analysis and LibGuides.
  • Maintains collection and reference usage statistics. Develops reports for the Head of Reference and Public Services and the Director of Libraries as necessary and/or appropriate.
  • Assists with all functions of the Circulation Unit including desk coverage, direction, shelving and library opening and closing procedures.
  • Maintains awareness of trends and advances in the field through attendance at meetings or seminars and through regular examination of the literature in the field.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Master's Degree of Library Science from an ALA accredited institution (or recognized equivalent) required, 0 year to < 2 years of work experience.

 

How to Apply:

For consideration, please apply at https://hartford.peopleadmin.com/

 

Please include a resume, cover letter, and one letter of recommendation with your application materials.

 

The University is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) employer, Male (M), Female (F), Disabled (D) Veteran (V).  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national and ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected class.

The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply. 

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Law Librarian, Connecticut State Library, Hartford, CT

Salary $66,213 - $85,597/year
Job Type Open to the Public
Close Date 11/15/2018 11:59:00 PM

The Connecticut State Library is recruiting for a full time Librarian 2, located at 231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, this is a 40 hour/week position and will require working some Saturdays. In this position, you will join a team of librarians providing outstanding legal and legislative research assistance to the State Library's patrons in person, on the telephone, by email, or chat. As a Librarian 2 in the Access Services, Law/Legislative Reference division, you may work directly with library users including executive branch agencies, the General Assembly, the Judicial branch, the legal community and the general public to ensure that their use of the library's valuable, unique, and extensive collections and resources meets their information needs.

 

The mission of the Connecticut State Library is to preserve and make accessible Connecticut's history and heritage and to advance the development of library services statewide. Since its founding in 1854, the State Library has served as the principal law library for the State of Connecticut. Today, the Library's Law and Legislative Reference section continues to serve as the permanent home of Connecticut General Assembly official transcripts and legislative bill files as well as a repository of statutes, laws, and court opinions from all 50 states and federal jurisdictions.

You may: answer complex reference questions utilizing reference tools of a specialized nature; provide information referrals for legal, historical, genealogical and other special subject researchers; operate a medium sized law library; index legislative records and other specialized collections; coordinate serials and holdings controls; perform original cataloging and name authority work for items of intermediate difficulty including Connecticut documents and monographs; may train assigned staff; may coordinate or conduct workshops; may serve as liaison to groups and organizations; performs related duties as required. 

 

Selection Plan

Candidates selected for interview must provide the following at the time of interview:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

During the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation supporting their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc. at the discretion of the agency. Please ensure that your application is complete. You will be unable to make revisions once you officially submit your application to the State of Connecticut. Candidates who submit an untimely, incomplete or inaccurate application will not be considered for this employment opportunity.  

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Irena Baj-Wright at irena.baj-wright@ct.gov.

 

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

 

In the State Library, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of complex professional library tasks in management services, patron services, library services and historical services.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Answers complex reference questions utilizing reference tools of a specialized nature; provides information referrals for legal, historical, genealogical and other special subject researchers; operates a medium sized law library; indexes legislative records and other specialized collections; coordinates serials and holdings control; performs original cataloging and name authority work for items of intermediate difficulty including Connecticut documents and monographs; may train assigned staff; may coordinate or conduct workshops; may serve as liaison to groups and organizations; performs related duties as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY 

Considerable knowledge of professional principles and practices of library science including classification systems, reference sources and techniques, acquisitions, cataloging and filing, bibliographic sources of information and library automation; considerable knowledge of specialized functional procedures, areas of subject matter and/or principles of library administration; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to analyze and solve moderately complex problems relating to library methods and procedures; ability to utilize computer software.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE 

A Master's degree in Library Science or Information Science from a library school accredited by the American Library Association AND one year of post graduate degree experience in a relevant area of professional library work.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The preferred candidate will have:

  • experience providing legal reference and research services in a public service law library
  • knowledge of Connecticut legal and legislative procedures
  • knowledge of print and electronic legal research tools including databases and e-books
  • experience working with diverse patron groups in a multi-disciplinary library environment
  • experience using software applications to improve library patron services
  • experience with indexing and indexing software

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS 

1. The State Librarian may determine other advanced educational degrees equivalent to the MLS degree based on staffing needs.
2. Incumbents of this class may be assigned to special projects requiring advanced level professional library duties as directed by the State Librarian.

 

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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Reference Librarian, Endicott College, Beverly, MA

Endicott College has an employment opening for a full-time reference librarian:  

ENDICOTT COLLEGE

Endicott College is a Baccalaureate, Master and Doctoral Degree granting institution located on the North Shore of Massachusetts. Endicott enrolls more than 2400 undergraduates and 2650 Doctorate, Master and Professional Studies students on its Beverly Campus. The College also has campuses in Madrid and sites in six international locations.

 

REFERENCE LIBRARIAN - Professional, full-time position that assists library users with the use of print, non-print and online resources, provides and manages interlibrary loan services, provides supervision and technical support for electronic databases, instructs individual users and classes on the use and evaluation of library resources. Conducts library orientations/tours upon request. Contributes to collection development and management, prepares, updates and distributes guides to library resources. Performs circulation service duties including staffing circulation desk as needed, circulating library materials, creating and maintaining patron records, communicating and maintaining library policies, resolving circulation problems and distributing overdue notices in the summer. Provides library technical services support at point of need. Contributes to library web pages in cooperation with Office of Information Technology. Attends professional meetings when appropriate. Serves on appropriate College committees. Compiles monthly/yearly statistics for reference queries, ILL and class visits. Performs other duties as required and in consonance with the ECFA-Endicott contract to meet the needs of the department and the College.

Qualifications include MLS from an ALA-accredited institution required. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Reference experience in an academic library environment preferred. 

Hours/Academic Year: Sunday - Thursday 4:00 p.m. to 12 midnight. Summers, intersessions, etc.: Monday - Friday daytime/early evening hours.

 

Please send a cover letter, resume, and names and phone numbers of three references to humanresources@endicott.edu  

AA/EOE

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Children's Librarian, Springfield City Library, Springfield, MA

The Springfield City Library seeks applications for two positions at our forward-looking public library. Get excited about the possibilities of working in the city of Springfield by watching this video, then apply to join our team. 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.

 

The Children's Librarian position is based in the Children's Room of our busy, progressive Central Library. This 18 1/2 hour/week position pays $24.42 an hour, with a limited benefits package, for an annual salary of $23,494.12. This position has a focus on information service for children and caregivers and on programming for young people. The person hired for this position will also do some collection development and outreach.

 

Candidates should have an ALA-accredited MLS and some experience in a library setting. MLS candidates may be considered as well. Excellent customer service orientation is needed, and a "turned outward" approach to community engagement is ideal. Bilingual abilities desirable (English and Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese or other).

 

Be sure to upload a compelling cover letter when you apply at http://bit.ly/ChLibNov18. Or, go to the City's website, click on Work for the City, and look for Children's Librarian.

 
The closing date for this position is Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at 11:59 pm EST.

 

Inquiries via email about this positions are welcome, but all applications must be filed on the City's website.

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Systems & Discovery Librarian, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

Systems & Discovery Librarian

 

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

 

The systems and discovery librarian is responsible for the Library and Knowledge Commons discovery services, strategies and systems. The librarian designs, implements, and assesses (metadata-reliant) processes and other knowledge discovery strategies to enable access to research resources in all formats and fosters student access to academic services in the Knowledge Commons.  This position coordinates library-wide efforts to optimize a suite of discovery and retrieval systems designed to help users access collections and services; and leverages relevant technologies to provide user-centric services for information access and discovery in digital and physical realm. The librarian leads the continuous improvement, extension, and integration of the library's various systems and search tools, including the library catalog, discovery layer, library website, ERM, knowledge base management, institutional repository and other digital delivery platforms.

 

The systems and discovery librarian is responsible for the implementation and management of the library's digital asset management systems; oversees the collaborative development of Five College Compass: Digital Collections project; and provides oversight to the technical services departments by performing and supervising metadata creation for all formats, including archival collections.  The librarian negotiates with vendors for serial, monograph, and electronic resources acquisitions and licensing.  In addition, the systems and discovery librarian oversees systems for archival documentation, and facilitates streamlined and consolidated access to collections, working collaboratively with access services, media services, and research librarians.

 

Master's degree in Library Information Science (ALA Accredited), or equivalent, and a minimum of three years of related experience is required. Ideal candidate must possess a record of engaged leadership, managerial, strategic planning and supervisory experience related to the position; current, innovative and successful experience with a broad range of library access and technical services systems, resource sharing, and online catalog, discovery, and other access systems; and knowledge of cataloging standards, authority control, subject analysis, and controlled vocabulary. Qualified candidate should have knowledge of current and emerging metadata standards and tools, including AACR2, RDA, EAD, MARCXML, Dublin Core, MODS and METS; knowledge of XML, XSLT is required. Candidate should possess strong computer skills and proficiency with heterogeneous operating systems; demonstrated ability to work with computer hardware and software application related to library services; and working familiarity with one or more local library management system. Experience with web scripting languages and data interchange formats such as JavaScript and JSON preferred.

 

The systems and discovery librarian must have a strong user focus, possessing the initiative and creativity to manage projects both independently and as part of a team, with a deep commitment to service and outreach in an academic community. A commitment to working with and supporting access by people from diverse backgrounds is essential.

 

This is a full time, benefited position. 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.

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Reference Librarian, Reading Public Library, Reading, MA

Reference Librarian - Temporary/Part-time

Reading Public Library

Reading, Massachusetts

Institution: Reading Public Library

80 General Way

Reading, Massachusetts 

Position: Reference Librarian, Temporary Part-Time Position

The Reading Public Library is seeking a creative and energetic Reference Librarian to work a busy public desk, provide readers' advisory and reference service and assist with programs and collection development. Reading Public Library offers a friendly, progressive and exciting environment. This is a temporary six month position from December 2018 through May 2019 at 18 hours per week, including one evening and every third Saturday.

Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Library and Information Science preferred. Candidates in a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science program will be considered. Applicants must have exceptional public service and communication skills; a thorough knowledge of library techniques, services and resources; and a solid knowledge of and comfort with technology.

Salary: $26.79 - $29.58 range. No benefits.

To apply please email letter of interest and resume to:

Judi Perkins

Town of Reading Human Services Division

jperkins@ci.reading.ma.us

Open until filled.

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Digitization Project Archivist, Millis Public Library, Millis, MA

Digitization Project Archivist

The Millis Public Library seeks candidates for a temporary, part-time position of Project Archivist. The Archivist will be responsible for the processing and digitizing items from the library's local history collection. This is a grant-funded position that reports to the Library Director.

Duties Include:

  • Manage digitization process of selected items in the library's Local History collections
  • Process records to archival standards and perform basic preservation functions when necessary
  • Improve digital access to collections through appropriate application of standards
  • Provide content for website, blog, and social media
  • Train and manage volunteers
  • Identify opportunities for future projects
  • Submit reports as requested by Library Director
  • Carry out other duties as assigned

Schedule

  • 10 hours per week
  • Flexible schedule during normal business hours

Qualifications

  • MLS or MLS Student
  • Specialization in history, archives, special collections, and/or cataloging.

Completion of the following courses preferred:

  • Organization of Information
  • Digital Archives and Preservation OR Special Library Service
  • Knowledge of digitization, library catalog systems, computer hardware, and software
  • Familiarity with the OAIS Reference Model
  • Familiarity with intellectual property rights

Salary

14.79/hour

How to Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter to Kim Tolson, Library Director at

ktolson@minlib.net

Position open until filled. No phone calls.

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Youth Services Librarian, Manchester Community Library, Manchester Center, VT

MANCHESTER COMMUNITY LIBRARY

Youth Services Librarian

Mission: Manchester Community Library is open to all as an inspiring gathering place for the community, providing resources for personal enrichment and growth.

The Position

The Youth Services Librarian works 30 hours a week and reports to the Executive Director. He/she serves as the authority on youth and young adult services and programming and is responsible for collection management and the planning, coordination, presentation of programs, services, enrichment opportunities, and special-interest groups geared for children and teens. She/he is also responsible for communicating about youth and young adult services and programming in the Library and out to the community at large. This position requires balancing multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced and forward-thinking environment with an emphasis on providing exemplary customer service to patrons.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Master's Degree in Library Science preferred, Bachelor's Degree required; plus three years of progressively responsible library administration experience. Experience in a supervisory or lead capacity in youth and young adult programming and services preferred.
  • OR a Vermont certificate of library training; any equivalent combination of education, training, or experience in a related field that ensures strong performance of the essential job functions.
  • A working knowledge of computers and associated word processing, spreadsheet, and database software; and web-based email systems is required. Basic graphic design experience preferred.
  • A broad knowledge of the current youth landscape and children's and young adult literature.
  • A desire to work closely with children, teens, and their caregivers with imagination, confidence, and enthusiasm.

Principal Responsibilities

Youth Programming

  • Analyze trends and the expressed and anticipated needs and interests related youth and young adults; research creative opportunities, and field proposals by potential presenters.
  • Develop, coordinate, promote, and implement a variety of programs, events, and special-interest groups that meet the needs and interests of children of all ages. Includes early literacy and kindergarten readiness such as regularly scheduled story times throughout the year; all aspects and related activities for the Summer Reading Program; Super Saturdays, Family Fun Friday Nights, Makers Clubs, Story Walks, Lego League, and STEAM-related workshops. 

Youth Services

  • Provide library membership opportunities and orientation to children, young adults, daycares, and school classrooms; facilitate the practice of good citizenship skills such as respect for others and their property, prohibition of foul language, verbal or physical abuse or damage or disrespect to Library property.
  • Provide reference and reader's advisory service to children, young adults, parents and caregivers, daycares, and teachers.
  • Collaborate with and involve youth and young adults in planning and implementing services for their age group; establish rapport with teens so that they feel welcomed as members of the Library community. ○ Seek out, write and administer small grant applications; complete follow-up reports. (e.g. Stewart's Foundation)

Collection Development

  • Research, evaluate, select, and place orders for materials for Library acquisition.
  • Curate the collection to select, evaluate, maintain, and discard the youth and young adult collections based on professional judgment, preferences of our patrons, and acknowledged review sources to ensure our collection is diverse, current, relevant and meets the needs of the community
  • Read reviews in each issue of Horn Book and Booklist and consider patron recommendations to ensure an active and relevant youth collection for the community.
  • Process, or supervise the processing of all youth materials for the youth services department
  • Supervise the selection and ordering of the children's DVD collection. 

Community Outreach, Public Relations and Communications

  • Provide outreach programs and opportunities for youth and young adult services (e.g. Book Express, Library2GO)
  • Represent the library and serve as a liaison to local school media specialists, teachers, and community stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships, and communicate with schools, daycares, businesses, organizations, and community stakeholders in regard to co-hosting, co-sponsoring, and participation in programs and events.
  • Leverage relationships with experts, artists, presenters, performers, and others in the community to provide services and programs in order to meet the needs and interests of children and teens.
  • Develop and maintain a strong working relationship with media outlets in the region; coordinate with local public access cable television station for coverage
  • Create, disseminate, and oversee promotions and communications related to programs/events, including press releases to online and print media outlets, community publications, promotional print materials (posters and banners, upcoming events bookmarks, email alerts, submission to online events listings, and Letters to the Editor about programs, sponsor acknowledgement, collaborations, etc.

Administrative

  • Participate in developing and enforcing goals, policies, and procedures that relate to youth services and needs.
  • Prepare strategic highlights for inclusion in Board reports and communication materials.
  • Prepare accurate and timely youth and young adult programming statistics and reports as needed.
  • Evaluate the cost effectiveness of each program.
  • Participate in preparing the annual budget as it relates to youth and young adult services and needs.
  • Monitor the conditions and security of the Kids Barn & Connector areas and YA Loft.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Executive Director or that come up in the normal course of a workday (i.e. dealing with difficult customers, etc.)

Competencies

  • Self-directed with the ability to work independently.
  • Goal oriented and motivated by achieving results.
  • Show initiative, proactively identify issues and concerns and present solutions, and demonstrate persistence to consistently follow through on assigned tasks and requests, and meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, a friendly telephone manner, including the ability to speak compellingly about MCL's mission.
  • Strong attention to detail, problem-solving skills, and sound judgment.
  • Able to cultivate and maintain positive, collaborative working relationships with supervisors, subordinates, co-workers, board members, patrons, and volunteers, working as part of a coordinated team.
  • Able to work well, flexibly, and accurately in a fast-paced work environment, adapting and responding to shifting priorities.
  • Receptive to feedback, a good listener, and open-minded.
  • Proven strong work ethic and a commitment to serving the public.
  • Able to make good decisions in an environment of limited resources and competing claims.
  • Able to work evening and weekend hours.

Supervision

  • Moderate supervision is received through daily interactions, individual meetings with the Executive Director, and staff meetings.
  • May supervise support people, both paid and volunteer, who assist in the children's and young adult areas with programming and activities.

Other Responsibilities

  • Represent the Library positively at all times; act as an ambassador for MCL.
  • May work at the main Help Desk as staffing requires.
  • Participate in developing and enforcing general Library goals, policies, and procedures.
  • Provide customer service, reader's advisory assistance, and ready reference service in person, on the phone, and via email.
  • Read professional literature in print and online to keep abreast of new developments in library service.
  • Attend scheduled staff meetings prepared to participate in problem solving discussions related to both interpersonal and technical issues.
  • Serve on, or advise, Board committees as deemed necessary by the Board of Trustees and Executive Director.
  • Participate in the Vermont Library Association.

The above job description describes the general nature, tasks, responsibilities, and level of work to be performed; it is not meant to be an allinclusive list of every responsibility, duty, and skill required for the position. A criminal background check is required.

Application Materials

Please email a cover letter and resume to J. Violet Gannon (jvgannon@mclvt.org). 

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

Three tenure-track faculty positions at

Simmons School of Library and Information Science

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Director, Human Resources, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA

The Worcester Art Museum is seeking a new Director of Human Resources, ideally with experience in the not-for-profit realm, with a strong business acumen. The successful candidate will report to the executive director and function as a member of the leadership team. The Worcester Art Museum currently has 74 FTE's and 129 PTE's, its annual operating budget is around $10M, of which staff costs make up 60%. Considered one of the major art institutions in New England, the institution is supported by an endowment of around $100M. It has built a reputation of innovative and family friendly programs, while successfully addressing challenges to its financial sustainability. Embarking on a capital campaign, which will result in an upgrade of the campus, the Director, the Leadership team and staff are looking forward to working closely with a new Director of Human Resources, who will be simultaneously focus on strategy development (strategic use of resources) and hands-on implementation.

A strategic partner of the executive director and an advisor to the other members of the executive leadership team, the successful candidate will oversee one direct reports and subcontracted support; the Director of Human Resources will be responsible for the development, implementation and administration of all aspects of the Human Resource function, including Talent Acquisition, Total Rewards, Performance Management, and Employee Relations strategies and processes and ensuring compliance with federal and state laws. The Director of Human Resources will also participate in all board meetings and liaise with an HR board ad hoc committee.

Candidates must possess a Bachelor's Degree or the equivalent and PHR/SPHR certification is preferred, a minimum of 5 years of diversified HR Generalist background, superior interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and a strong command of strategic HR management.

Worcester Art is dedicated to and offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals.

Interested candidates are asked to submit their resume and cover letter to: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7bfd752a-735a-4b3a-9ba1-144f47034f70&jobId=260950&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Executive Director, The Pilgrim John Howland Society, Plymouth, MA

The Executive Director reports to The Pilgrim John Howland Society Board of Directors and works with the Board to fulfill the Society's vision and mission, ensuring that the museum remains open to the public for historic, cultural and recreational uses while also successfully carrying out day-to-day operations of the Society. The Executive Director is ultimately responsible for all aspects of operations, preservation, programming, development, finances, marketing and communications for the Society.

During the summer season the Executive Director will be primarily responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Jabez Howland site, including the oversight of docents providing tours, organizing and implementing exhibitions, and carrying out on-site community events. The Executive Director will focus on devising and executing strategies enabling The Pilgrim John Howland Society to enhance and deepen its external relationships with existing and new financial supporters, community organizations, and local residents, as well as planning for the upcoming season.

Overall, key responsibilities include evangelizing the Howland story and heightening its profile in the county and the region, seeking new sources of funding, and successfully communicating the mission, vision, and story of the Howland lineage in pursuit of development and revenue goals.

Read more about the job opening: https://pilgrimjohnhowlandsociety.org

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Emerging Technologies & Systems Librarian, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA

- Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater MA

 

Department Summary:

Bridgewater State University's Library Services is located in the Clement C. Maxwell Library and is open an average of 94 hours each week during the academic year. It is a busy, dynamic place with classrooms, academic and administrative offices throughout the building. The library serves all BSU students, faculty, staff, and researchers from across the country and world. Library Services is dedicated to meeting the needs of its communities, to updating its service models as pedagogies and librarianship evolve, to renewing the knowledge and skills of librarians and staff as practices change, to deploying new technologies to improve interactions with library users and to enhance user experiences.

 

Essential Duties:

Library Services seeks an innovative, creative and service-oriented professional for the position of Emerging Technologies & Systems Librarian. This is a tenure-track librarian position reporting to the Director of Library Services. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with others to identify, develop, deploy, and manage new and existing technologies (hardware, software, virtual and cloud-based) to support library services, teaching and learning, and research.

 

This position:

  • Administers and maintains the integrated library system (currently Koha), electronic resources access, and discovery platforms. Troubleshoots issues that may arise with these tools.
  • Provides technical expertise, day-to-day administration, and broad support for traditional and emerging library hardware and software solutions and standards, including but not limited to IoT and SaaS.
  • Manages library systems and platforms and their performances, often in conjunction with the university's IT division. Serves as liaison between Library Services and Information Technology.
  • Serves as point of contact to library systems and emerging technology vendors.
  • Administers Springshare platform and tools, including library website, in collaboration with the Digital Services Librarian.
  • Adapts and/or adopts technologies in support of evolving library reference, instruction, and access services models.
  • Works collaboratively with others, both within the library and across campus, on systems-related, technology-related, and digitally-based services and projects.
  • Provides written reports, assessments, analyses, and documentation as needed and upon request.
  • Understands, reports, and responds to library systems-related needs across library units.
  • Advises, trains, and teaches staff, faculty, and students in new library technologies.
  • Provides library systems support to library colleagues.
  • Serves as liaison to academic departments.
  • Participates in library and campus committees as appropriate.
  • Participates in responsibilities for library policy decisions and project planning through committee and work group assignments.
  • Contributes to the profession and maintains professional knowledge through participation in appropriate state, regional and national library (and related) organizations.
  • Stays current with developments in library and educational technologies; stays current with developments in librarianship and higher education generally.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • Relevant experience in an academic, large public, or special library, or in a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience using a wide variety of platforms, applications, hardware, and software.
  • Experience with web-scale discovery layers and metasearch technologies.
  • Experience managing EZProxy or another client-based server; understanding of networking, including cloud-based technology.
  • Experience with Koha or other integrated library management system.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and knowledge of various research methodologies.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting and independently in a changing work environment.
  • Broad familiarity with library operations, procedures, and best practices, especially but not exclusively in relation to systems and technology issues.
  • Evidence of ability to successfully engage in professional activities and disciplinary scholarship to satisfy promotion and tenure requirements of the Massachusetts State College Association (MSCA) contract. http://mscaunion.org/contract/.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Second Master's degree in a related discipline (second master's degree required for promotion beyond Associate Librarian rank).
  • Programming experience including but not limited to HTML, XML, CSS, and Javascript.
  • At least two years relevant experience in an academic or research library.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to supporting a diverse educational and work environment, working effectively with a diverse faculty and student population.

 

Full job description and application instructions available at this link: https://jobs.bridgew.edu/postings/14219

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Librarian, Adult Services, Wellesley Free Library, Wellesley, MA

LIBRARIAN - ADULT SERVICES

 

TOWN OF WELLESLEY

 

The Wellesley Free Library is seeking a technology-savvy, fearless, flexible, and fun full-time (35 hours/week) Librarian to join our team in providing the highest quality library service.  Under the supervision of the Information Services Supervisor, duties will include providing technology education to patrons (including coding and instruction on the use of electronic media); reference and reader advisory services; materials selection; and developing/implementing library programs for high school students.

 

The successful candidate will have instructional experience; strong, positive communication and interpersonal skills; the ability and willingness to handle multiple responsibilities in a changing environment; and be conversant with various library, communication, and social media technologies. Work hours will include weekdays, some evenings, and some weekends.

 

The starting rate of pay is $26.71/hour with an excellent benefit package.  

Requires: MLS; one to three years of reference experience; knowledge of collection development; demonstrated knowledge of effective public service techniques; excellent oral and written communication skills; exemplary customer service skills; excellent computer skills, including familiarity with computer coding concepts, database searching and software specific to libraries. 

To apply, 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 November 19, 2018. AA/EOE

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Community Outreach Coordinator, North Kingstown Free Library, North Kingstown, RI

NORTH KINGSTOWN FREE LIBRARY

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 

COMMUNITY OUTREACH COORDINATOR (23) LIBRARY

 

General Description: This is advanced professional work responsible for one of the five major divisions of the library. The Community Outreach Coordinator is responsible for coordinating efforts to bring the library out to the community within the framework of the library's approved program of service.

 

Responsibilities

  • Supervises the library's programming and outreach efforts, trains and supervises staff and volunteers; develops & oversees related staff projects, encouraging teamwork. 

  • Plans, organizes, and conducts a wide variety of programs to ensure a well-balanced schedule of activities and acts as the liaison with program presenters, exhibitors, and outside funding sources.

  • Works closely with the Friends of the Library providing membership database support and fundraising assistance. 

  • Writes grants, gathers statistics, and works cooperatively with other library staff members, other Rhode Island librarians, and other agencies.

  • Coordinates the development of the monthly newsletter and other publicity materials. 

  • Provides outreach to the community by establishing and maintaining contacts with local community organizations, members of the press, 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 is highly desirable. Undergraduate degree from an accredited college, university or technical school is required. 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 $44,669, plus benefits

 

APPLICATION PERIOD CLOSES THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2018

 

Please submit resume, cover letter, and three professional references via postal 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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Children's Librarian, Hopkinton Public Library, Hopkinton, MA

The Town of Hopkinton seeks a Children's Librarian

 

Do you enjoy working with children and parents?

Do you want to be an important part of a dynamic professional team in a beautiful, newly renovated library?

Would you like to work in a community that embraces its library as a space for everyone?

If so, Hopkinton is the vibrant growing community for you!

 

The Town of Hopkinton is seeking a full-time (40 hours/week) Children's Librarian to provide exceptional customer service in our busy public library serving an expanding, dynamic town. We're looking for a community-focused, creative professional who will work closely with the library team to keep the children's department growing and innovating. Looking for an opportunity to let your imagination soar, build strong relationships, and accomplish great things? This is your chance! Come to Hopkinton and work with talented and enthusiastic colleagues; connect with and serve a supportive, highly engaged community; see an established and successful department through new and exciting changes and challenges; and enjoy each day spent in a big, beautiful, brand-new Children's Room in a recently renovated and expanded building!

The Children's Librarian works with library patrons from birth through approximately age 12 and their family members or guardians, maintains a welcoming Children's Room with activities and up-to-date resources, and organizes and coordinates a variety of programs and services to promote reading and enhance the lives of young library users. The Children's Librarian ensures that all children of Hopkinton are well-serviced by a vibrant library space and a wide range of resources, activities, and other offerings that respond to community needs and promote reading, literacy, research, curiosity, well-being, etc.



Qualifications

  • Master's degree in library and information science or similar field from an American Library Association accredited program with at least two to four years progressively responsible library experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Knowledge of public library practices and procedures; children's literature and children's reading programs and activities; child development; library technologies and common software applications; working knowledge of the laws, regulations and departmental policies pertaining to library services.

  • Ability to be creative and use imagination; read aloud; plan and direct craft and other activities; supervise assistants and volunteers.

  • Establish good rapport with children and parents/guardians; pay attention to accuracy; work with frequent interruptions in a busy environment; maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, other organizations, and the public.

  • Communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing; handle multiple tasks, determine priorities, and meet deadlines; maintain accurate and detailed records; recognize library priorities and work cooperatively and collaboratively to support their accomplishment.

  • Organizational/planning, writing, interpersonal/collaborative communication, leadership, resourcefulness, and discretion; computer skills that encompass effective use of word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, email, social media, internet browser, and library software.  

 

  • At least two years public library and/or youth services experience preferred.

 

 

Hiring Range: Depending on qualifications

 

Internal/External Applicants: To be considered for this vacancy, please submit the required Application for Employment to hr@hopkintonma.gov no later than 4:30 PM,  Monday, November 26, 2018. You may also include a cover letter and resume; however, the Application for Employment is required.

The application form and job description are available at this link: https://groups.google.com/a/hopkintonma.gov/forum/#!topic/jobs/9dUhCN13cN0.

Applications will also be accepted via walk-in or mail at:

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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Acquisitions/Catalog Librarian, Providence Public Library, Providence, RI

Acquisitions/Catalog Librarian

(Part-time 15 hours per week)

Position Summary:

The Acquisitions/Catalog Librarian reports to the Head of Technical Services and is responsible for the ordering, receiving, cataloging, and classification of library materials in the Technical Services Department. This is a 15 hour a week position, with flexible scheduling possible.

 

Examples of Work: 

  • Ordering (Edifact) in Acquisitions module
  • Checking shipments for accuracy prior to receiving in Acquisitions module
  • Receiving materials in Acquisitions module
  • Importing and approving invoices (Edifact)
  • Ordering from non-Edifact vendors and publishers
  • Copy cataloging
  • Call for Cataloging (OSL) for MARC records
  • Search for MARC records in Worldcat
  • Perform original cataloging as necessary
  • Classification (Dewey) as necessary

 

Qualifications:

The position is best filled by an energetic and extremely detail-oriented individual.  Outstanding work ethic, strong commitment to customer-centered service and flexibility are critical. Candidates must possess the ability to work both independently and in a fast-paced team environment with diverse patrons and coworkers.

 

  • MLS from an ALA accredited program.  MLS student at least half way through a degree including cataloging, may also apply.
  • Experience with both the Acquisitions and Cataloging modules of Sierra preferred; skilled at planning and organizing; flexibility to adapt to local acquisitions/cataloging practices; ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of standards such as RDA, AACR2, Library of Congress Rule Interpretations, Library of Congress subject headings.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships, particularly with librarians responsible for materials selection.
  • Comfortable with, or willing to learn, a range of software, including Google G Suite, Microsoft Office and project management software.
  • This position is non-exempt and is not part of the Union due to the hours worked each week.
  • Hours:  15 hours per week, variable hours based on Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5 pm. Flexibility is expected for special events, etc. 
  • Hourly rate is $19-$21 per hour

 

Please submit cover letter and resume by November 19, 2018.

Submit Cover Letter and Resume to:

E-mail:  HR@provlib.org

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Clinical Informationist & Reference Librarian, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

 

Professional Librarian II -

Clinical Informationist and Reference Librarian

Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

 

Position Summary

Provides reference, research support and instruction in support of the clinical education and graduate medical education programs of the Wake Forest School of Medicine. Teaches and consults on the practice of evidence-based medicine. Performs a variety of technical and professional librarian duties of moderate to complex difficulty. Provides information, instruction and assistance to students, staff and faculty.

Education/Experience

Master's degree in Library Science from an accredited American Library Association School and three years of experience in an academic or medical library.

To apply please contact Lindsay Teague in Human Resources: Lindsay.teague@wakehealth.edu.

For questions, you may contact our Library Director, Parks Welch, at pwelch@wakehealth.edu.

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Business & Administration Manager, Battleship Cove and Maritime Museum, Fall River, MA

Battleship Cove, America's Fleet Museum, seeks a part-time Business and Administration Manager. The Business Administration Manager, answering to the Executive Vice President, plays a key role in ensuring the organization uses its financial resources in the most effective ways possible. The manager will work with other department managers to develop and approve workable budgets, expenditures, and cash outlays, and work with the EVP in creating an annual operating budget. They also be responsible for daily accounting and bookkeeping -constantly monitoring cash flow to determine the working capital needed to maintain museum operations.

Responsibilities include: Processing of the museum's weekly payroll, processing accounts payable/receivable, receipts and deposits, month end and annual closing reports, preparing monthly financials for Board meetings, and file all necessary forms with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as prescribed by law.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree in accounting -Masters preferred, superior knowledge of QuickBooks, knowledge of Paychex payroll system is helpful, knowledge of Massachusetts non-profit regulations, ability to meet deadlines and multitask, excellent written and communication skills, attention to detail and accuracy. 30 hours a week

Please submit resume, cover letter and three professional references to battleship@battleshipcove.org.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $25 per hour

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Director of Library & Knowledge Commons, Harold F. Johnson Library, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

Director of Library & Knowledge Commons, Harold F. Johnson Library, Hampshire College

Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium with Amherst, Smith, and Mount Holyoke Colleges and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, invites applications for the position of director of the library and knowledge commons. The College is located in the beautiful Pioneer Valley in Western Massachusetts and contributes to the rich cultural environments of the college towns of Amherst, South Hadley and Northampton.

The director of the library and knowledge commons has chief responsibility for all library services and helps to carry out the mission of the library, as such, "The Hampshire College Library is a dynamic hub of people, technology, and information that serves as an incubator of ideas across all disciplines. Educating for change demands comprehension of the past and vision for the future. The library's innovative risk-taking intellectual environment fosters new ways of creating knowledge and understanding."  The director plans, organizes coordinates and directs all aspects of library services in support of Hampshire's academic mission in a unique, "do it yourself" educational environment.  The director brings creative problem solving to leverage available resources and ensure broadest access to relevant resources in support of Hampshire's unique curriculum.  

The director of the library and knowledge commons attracts, develops and supervises an engaged professional and support staff that includes liaison librarians and staff in acquisitions and technical services, discovery, access services, archives, media, advanced media, and the gallery. They work within the Five College library consortium to develop shared access to collections and services; identify and engage partners to participate in development of the library "knowledge, community and technology commons," a hub of extended academic, community-engaged and technology resources in the library that directly support student academic success; and lead the integration of library and technology services with assistance provided by the Writing Center, Transformative Speaking Program, Quantitative Resource Center, and Center for Academic Support and Advising. The director will identify and modify library spaces to support evolving library services; identify necessary resources; and make judicious use of existing institutional resources in support of the library and knowledge commons. Responsibilities will include budget planning, oversight, documentation, and outcomes. The director of the library and knowledge commons serves as spokesperson, both on and outside of campus.

Current and ongoing initiatives the Director will advise and support include the Five College Compass: Digital Collections (https://compass.fivecolleges.edu/) collaborative digital library service with Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges and the Five College implementation of FOLIO and EBSCO beta hosting services for this new open source library services platform (https://www.fivecolleges.edu/libraries/folio).

An advanced degree with a minimum of ten years of job related experience is required. Qualified candidate will have an extensive knowledge of collection management and discovery systems, library and archival cataloging, and metadata standards. Candidate must have the ability to collect and analyze data, project and forecast trends for libraries in higher education with solid interpersonal, leadership, analytical, problem solving, organization, communication (written & oral), computer and administrative skills. This position requires strong management skills and an obligation to stay informed and abreast of trends and best practices in libraries and in higher education. A commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds and the ability to foster an inclusive library culture is essential.  

This is a full time, benefited position. Hampshire College offers a competitive salary and excellent benefit 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.

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Director, Library Services, Quinebaug Valley Community College, Danielson, CT

Director of Library Services (12 Month Tenure Track)

SALARY LEVEL: $75,544.00, CCP20

Quinebaug Valley Community College seeks an innovative and student-centered librarian to lead a teaching library staff. The Library Director performs and supervises the full range of professional library services, including information literacy instruction; technical services; collection development; libraryoriented information technology; media services; management of the library/media budget; and long-range planning. The position requires the ability to work some evenings, teach information literacy classes as required, and travel to the College's Willimantic instructional location as scheduled.

ANTICIPATED STARTING DATE: January 2019

QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited institution and from three to six years of related library experience, including one to three years of experience supervising others.

Required Skills: Demonstrated leadership and collaborative skills. Excellent interpersonal, oral, written, and online communication skills. Experience with and enthusiasm for teaching information literacy skills to individuals and classes. Effective skills in managing fiscal resources. Ability to work independently and as part of a team and work with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and community members. Enthusiasm for tackling all aspects of the job description with creativity, flexibility, and vision. Proven experience developing and delivering innovative technology for student success.

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 26, 2018

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: E-mail a completed Community College Application (found at http://qvcc.edu/human-resources/employmentopportunities/ ) , a current résumé, cover letter, and unofficial transcript(s) to: Lois Kelley, Human Resources Assistant - lkelley@qvcc.edu

PROTECTED GROUP MEMBERS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Quinebaug Valley Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record in its programs or activities. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Paul Martland, Section 504/ADA Coordinator, EEO Officer and Title IX Coordinator, pmartland@qvcc.edu, 860-932-4124; Quinebaug Valley Community College, 742 Upper Maple Street, Danielson, CT 06239

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Evaluation Manager, Boston Children's Museum, Boston, MA

Reporting to the SVP, Exhibits & Programs, the Evaluation Manager works with project teams to develop goals that can be assessed through evaluation, works with exhibit developers to develop protocols for front end, formative and summative evaluation projects for exhibits, programs and visitor experience surveys, and manages systematic data collection, analysis and documentation and dissemination.

The Evaluation Manager shapes the museum-wide culture of evaluation, building evaluation capacity among the staff, especially in the area of formative evaluation, serving as a bridge to researchers, and encouraging colleagues and staff to see BCM as a learning institution. The Evaluation Manager works with university researchers partnering with the museum, and seeks opportunities for the researchers to share their studies with museum staff and visitors. This is a hands-on position requiring active involvement in all phases of the work from planning to data collection through analysis and dissemination.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Plan, implement, create instruments, collect data, analyze quantitative and qualitative data, and report on approximately 5 to 10 evaluation projects per year related to Museum exhibits, programs, the visitor experience, and other institutional initiatives. This includes Museum's daily program, special events (including school vacation weeks and destination events), etc.
  • Work with exhibits, programs and visitor experience teams to define research/evaluation goals and questions, write evaluation sections of grant proposals, and work on grant funded exhibit and program projects to develop and meet project measures, outputs, outcomes, and reports.
  • Serve on numerous cross-functional teams to incorporate evaluation components into annual strategic goals
  • Build internal evaluation capacity by training staff on evaluation practices, especially formative evaluation and audience research, and providing guidance for staff members conducting their own evaluation projects, and communicating "lessons learned" from evaluation projects through reports and presentations.
  • Work collaboratively across departments, adhering to project timelines, integrating project team members into the evaluation process throughout,
  • Conduct and write literature reviews involving current research related to specific projects
  • Oversee and coordinate BCM's research partnerships (approximately 7-10 university labs), including inviting labs to conduct studies with visitors in the Museum, scheduling data collection slots, providing orientation for new researchers, invoicing, maintaining researcher materials and signage, updating researcher protocols and handbooks, communicating with partners, as well as deepening these partnerships through collaborative trainings/discussions on research topics relevant to the Museum.
  • Oversee research and evaluation interns and/or students conducting research or evaluation studies through relevant courses, and coordinate program for pediatric residents observing visitors in the Museum, and other projects of this nature.
  • Collaborate with external evaluation consultants and advisors on select projects.
  • Represents BCM's research and evaluation work at conferences and workshops, and contribute to wider museum field, as appropriate.
  • Keep up to date on literature related to education and child development, and informal learning research and theory. Share literature and research with appropriate museum staff. Encourage thinking creatively about research and evaluation strategies, and encouraging new approaches to integrating research and evaluative thinking into the work of the Museum.

 

Qualifications:

  • BA required; Master's degree in museum studies, education, or child development strongly preferred.
  • 3 years of experience working as an evaluator/researcher in a museum, informal education, or non-profit setting.
  • Demonstrated expertise and knowledge of research and evaluation practices within informal education settings, including front end, formative and summative studies.
  • Demonstrated expertise and knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods, and experience implementing mixed-methods study designs.
  • Working knowledge of statistical methods frequently used in museum studies and survey analysis.
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues related to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility and how they relate to research and evaluation practices in informal education settings.
  • Understanding of the ethical issues related to research and evaluation in informal education settings.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and oversee project work independently, while maintaining close communication with project team members.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with peers, and ability to build rapport with a wide range of museum visitors including young children.
  • Fluency in a second language desirable.

 

To Apply: Please submit resume and cover letter to Jobs@BostonChildrensMuseum.org.

More information about the museum can be found at www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org. 

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Community Engagement Program Liaison, Boston Children's Museum, Boston, MA

Summary: The Community Engagement Program Liaison is a key member of the Community Engagement Team working directly with the Senior Manager Community Engagement and is responsible for developing and implementing programs that take place inside and outside of the Museum and support Museum priorities. This position engages with community-based organizations working with families with young children to develop programming at BCM and in community settings that is responsive to and inclusive of the diverse needs and interests of underrepresented visitor constituencies. This position collaborates with designated departments as assigned, serving as a resource and collaborator to inform the development of inclusive and responsive exhibits and programs that support families and reflect the cultures and communities of Boston and Greater Boston. 

The Community Engagement Team is the core staff supporting the Museum's community engagement work with the city of Boston, along with targeted communities throughout Massachusetts. The Community Engagement Team focuses on reaching children and families in communities in greatest need of assistance and facilitates access to the Museum's resources including visiting the Museum. The Community Engagement Teams participates in programs developed collaboratively with the Museum and community-based organizations to benefit such families. The Community Engagement Team serves as external representatives of the Museum, and brings the voices representing community interests, needs and priorities to the Museum to inform its program planning and development.

Essential Job Functions:

  • In collaboration with the Senior Manager Community Engagement, identify annual Museum goals that require Community Engagement Program Liaison support and outlines a plan of work with prioritized activities and deliverables.
  • Serves as the lead community engagement liaison working with select community based organizations, to engage families living in the neighborhoods of Boston, increase the numbers of visitors from neighborhoods currently underrepresented, and provide access to underserved populations.
  • Maintains active two-way collaboration with select community organizations to co-develop programs and activities that support parent engagement, school readiness and family literacy skills.
  • Assists the Senior Manager Community Engagement in the selection, development and implementation of the Parent Ambassadors Program as key strategic partners supporting annual Museum goals.
  • Serves as the lead community engagement liaison working across functions on exhibit and program development to assist in defining and integrating community engagement work along with a cultural competence framework into all exhibits and programs that promotes a welcoming and culturally responsive atmosphere for the Museum's diverse visitors and constituencies.
  • Identifies and attends outside meetings, fairs, festivals, etc. to expand the Museum's reach in the school readiness community and represents the Museum's community engagement work more broadly.
  • Supervises a Community Engagement Specialist who acts as exhibit mentor for assigned exhibits and related programming as assigned.
  • Assists in the development of high quality materials (communication, education, and training) for community engagement efforts.
  • Participates in the evaluation of community engagement programs and activities.
  • Attends internal and external meetings at manager's recommendation.
  • Participates on internal and external committees with manager's approval.
  • Attends supervision and team meetings as required. 

 

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS with a minimum of 2 years of experience working in education, social work, family studies or a related field.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of informal education and family learning in a setting such as a children's museum is desirable
  • Fluency in another language (Spanish, Haitian Creole, Care Verdean Creole, Chinese, Vietnamese) strongly preferred
  • Experience working with diverse populations of parents, children and families in a variety of settings
  • Experience building relationships with community-based organizations especially those working with underserved neighborhoods of Boston
  • Experience training staff
  • Experience working both in a team setting and as an individual contributor
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Comfortable presenting to large groups.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability work effectively with multicultural, intergenerational audiences, in an energetic, friendly, outgoing, and professional manner.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office including; Word, Power Point, Excel and Outlook.
  • Social media skills a plus.
  • Travel within the city is required. 

Other Factors

  • Schedule: Monday through Thursday 9-5 and Friday 1-9
  • Museum business casual dress code required
  • Occasional school vacation and holiday hours required 

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this position the Community Engagement Program Liaison is required to talk, hear, sit, stand and walk. Lots of walking and/or standing are required. The Community Engagement Program Liaison may be required to occasionally lift and carry materials of up to 25 lbs.

To Apply: Please submit resume and cover letter to Jobs@BostonChildrensMuseum.org. More information about the museum can be found at www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org. 

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

Apply Here!
www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/513469500

About the Library:

The John G. Wolbach Library combines the collections of the Harvard College Observatory (HCO) Library and the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) Library, forming one of the world's preeminent astronomical collections.  The Wolbach Library provides shared resources to support the CfA community's continuously evolving needs. Wolbach Library staff build, organize, manage, house, and preserve collections of physical and digital research artifacts; offer reference services and consultation; provide services in online literature searches and interlibrary loan requests; and contribute to and draw from remote databases, including the NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS). The Wolbach Library participates in local, national, and international networks and cooperative activities to promote scholarly advancement, the sharing of information, access to recorded knowledge, and the empowerment of the astronomy and astrophysics community.
http://library.cfa.harvard.edu

Our current and future priorities are to:

  • Facilitate the creation and sharing of new knowledge in Astronomy
  • Lower technical and social barriers that negatively impact the CfA community's ability to achieve its goals
  • Promote the work of the CfA community both internally and externally
  • Develop digital projects and priorities that continually challenge Wolbach library staff to excel at an international level
  • Seek strategic collaborations to ensure the sustainability of Wolbach's programs, services, and projects
  • Promote open science through outreach and training programs

Position Summary

The incumbent collaborates with the CfA and external partners to define, implement, and continuously support: services, programs, and collections that enhance research, teaching, learning, and access to resources at Wolbach. The community served by the Wolbach Library includes Smithsonian staff, Harvard faculty and staff, students, post-docs, the international astronomy community, and the public.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for preparation, coordination, execution and assessment of collaborative projects, programs, and events
  • Develops collaborative project objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility; reports and escalates to management as needed.
  • Ensures that projects are delivered on-time, within scope
  • Creates, maintains, and shares comprehensive project documentation with library staff
  • Maintains current knowledge of emerging trends in learning science, research methodologies, and research services
  • Conducts outreach and collaborates with current library stakeholders (e.g. NASA/SAO ADS), as well as stakeholders who are infrequent users or nonusers of the library and its services
  • Strives to provide equitable delivery of library services through the development of programs, practices, and behaviors which allow the library to actively support all members of the library's community
  • Contributes to Wolbach's monthly reports as required
  • Participates in daily circulation desk staffing


Open & closing dates
10/11/2018 to 11/09/2018

Pay scale & grade
IS 09

Salary
$55,909 to $72,683 per year

Learn more and Apply!
www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/513469500

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Membership Information and Elections Associate, American Academy of Arts & Sciences, Cambridge, MA

Membership Information and Elections Associate

 

Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, the American Academy of Arts & Sciences is one of the nation's most prominent learned societies and independent policy research centers. Each year, the Academy elects approximately 200 new members who are leaders in all fields and professions.

 

The nomination and election process is run by the Membership Information and Elections (MIE) department, which processes over 1,000 nominations each year and conducts 30-50 membership election conference calls culminating in the election of the new honorees. The MIE department also serves as the primary information hub regarding Academy members. The MIE team is seeking a new position of Membership Information and Elections Associate to organize all aspects of the annual nomination and election process as well as data inflow and output.

 

 

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Provide administration of the Academy's membership database including, but not limited to:
  • Maintaining effective data maintenance and database standards.
  • Conduct periodic data review for accuracy.
  • Conduct data queries.
  • Provide training and assistance to other departments in proper database usage, organization, and retrieval.
  • Work with the director, to plan and implement membership initiatives and special projects.
  • May supervise the Operations assistant on Membership-related projects or delegated tasks as well as supervise temps or other part-time staff.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.
  • Manage nomination and election logistics
    • Review nominations to ensure the accuracy and thoroughness of the Academy ballots.
    • Coordinate election materials for committee review, committee meetings, and conference calls.
    • Oversee the scheduling of 30-50 membership and election conference calls.
    • Draft correspondence to members as necessary.

 

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Experience organizing, systematizing, and retrieving database information
  • Close and careful attention to detail.
  • Must possess initiative, outstanding oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and proofing and editing skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple activities and tasks in a high tempo environment.
  • Ability to learn quickly, prioritize, and work accurately with little supervision.
  • Ability to creatively problem-solve and be flexible to work in a changing environment; comfortable with nuance
  • Strong interest and skill in fact-finding and research-based projects.
  • Facility with learning names and accuracy in presenting them.
  • Must be able to handle confidential information appropriately, and to engage with Academy members in a patient, poised and diplomatic manner. 
  • Proficiency in database querying, Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word), Adobe Acrobat, various document processing and database applications, and internet searches.
  • Desired qualifications also include:
    • Experience working in an academic environment, preferably in a college admissions, library, or registrar setting. 
    • Ability to effectively interact with a diverse, distinguished membership base. 
    • Ability to exhibit a proactive, positive client focus

 

Commitment to Diversity:

The American Academy is committed to the diversity of its staff and membership. As a scholarly organization and research center, the Academy recognizes that diversity of thought, class, experience, sex, gender, race, physical or mental ability, age, religion, national origin, and sexual orientation is a value to uphold and is central to the mission and work of the organization. A more pluralistic staff embracing diversity of thought, approach and life experience fosters a more nuanced understanding of contemporary issues facing the nation and the world. Working together in a climate of respect and openness models the civil discourse that is fundamental to the work of the Academy.

 

About the Academy

The Academy membership encompasses over 5,600 members and reflects the full range of disciplines and professions: math and physical sciences, biological sciences, the social sciences, humanities and the arts, journalism, business and philanthropic leaders, educational, scientific, and cultural administrators as well as public affairs and public policy.

The link for application submissions is: https://amacad.wufoo.com/forms/r10evvsf18nkgli/

The yearly salary is between $55-65k.

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Library Technician, Boston University, Boston, MA

TECHNICIAN III, LIBRARY, Mugar Library, F. Pardee Management Library


The Library Technician III works in a team environment with librarians to provide business related reference services in person, by phone and virtually to library users and refers complex questions to reference librarians. Assists with the maintenance of library guides and pages using such tools as WordPress and LibGuides. Provides general support to the Reference Department by producing instructional handouts for library classes, maintaining reference and instruction schedules and statistics, and assisting with the reference collection maintenance.

Required Skills
Two years of college or equivalent, one year related experience.

Work Schedule: Sunday 12 pm - 8 pm; Monday 11 am - 7 pm; Tuesday 1 pm - 9 pm; Wednesday 9 am - 5 pm; Thursday 9 am - 5 pm

Some flexibility with schedule is desired.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Job Location
BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

Salary
Grade 24

For more information, click here.

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Library/Media Specialist, North Attleboro Public School System, North Attleborough, MA

LIBRARY/ MEDIA SPECIALIST

FULL-TIME

COMMUNITY/FALLS

Submit cover letter along with a resume to:
Human Resources Department
Woodcock Administration Building
6 Morse Street
North Attleborough, MA 02760
e-mail:hrstaff@nattleboro.com
or www.schoolspring.com

Application Deadline: November 9, 2018 

The North Attleboro Public School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or religious creed, ancestry, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law in admission to, access to, employment in, or treatment in its programs and activities.

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User Services Librarian, Simmons University, Boston, MA

We are looking for a User Services Librarian to join our Library team at Simmons University. Reporting to the Library Director, the User Services Librarian will provide leadership for library services including circulation, interlibrary loan, reference, and stacks maintenance. From developing service philosophies and standards to coordinating initiatives with student-centered departments, this position will play a critical role in ensuring the library meets the needs of the Simmons community.

 

The Simmons University Library fully supports the educational needs of all members of the Simmons Community--students, faculty, staff, alumnae/i, and guests. Housed in Lefavour Hall on Simmons' main campus, the Library offers a comfortable and productive environment for learning, including an array of group study rooms, meeting rooms, event spaces, and quiet study areas.

 

Responsibilities: 

User Services

  • Coordinate and manage the provision of user-focused services;
  • Ensure efficient daily operations, quality outcomes, and user satisfaction;
  • Coordinate hiring, training, scheduling, and supervision of User Services staff and student workers;
  • Maintain an expert knowledge of the functions and capabilities of the library systems for Circulation, Interlibrary Loan, Stacks Maintenance, and other User Services functions;
  • Troubleshoot and provide support to staff in all service areas;
  • Prepare student worker budget projections and track expenditures;
  • Oversee the maintenance, analysis, and reporting of statistics on patron services for in-house assessment, planning, and annual reports;
  • Work with Systems & Web Applications Librarian to identify opportunities ensure Library's online presence effectively meets user needs;
  • Engage in assessment activities to measure and benchmark services and works closely with Library and other staff to develop and ensure the provision of consistent and user-centered policies, procedures, and services;
  • Provide leadership on copyright compliance issues and education efforts directed at faculty, staff and students; monitor changes in academic copyright practices and legislation; maintain currency in the Simmons Library copyright policies and guidelines accordingly;
  • Participate in relevant professional organizations.

 

Outreach and Engagement

  • Develop, promote, and publicize Library and User Services policies and procedures;
  • Produce and publicize Library hours' schedule in coordination with Simmons academic community needs each semester;
  • Participate in developing content for Library communications and social media;
  • Coordinate Library outreach to student groups, Student Life, and other assigned campus populations and offices;
  • Coordinate and participate in Library presence at orientation activities;
  • Proactively promote awareness and use of the Library's collections and services, and pursue opportunities that engage and inform the community;
  • Participate as appropriate on University-wide committees and Library standing committees and workgroups;
  • Coordinate services, referrals, and hours with offices in the Center for Student Success including the Writing Center, Tutoring Center, and with Disability Services to ensure access for patrons with special needs;

 

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Master's Degree from an ALA accredited program in Library & Information Science;
  • Demonstrated customer service and troubleshooting experience;
  • Previous supervisory experience;
  • Proven ability to assess, benchmark, and implement process improvements;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral.

 


Preferred

  • Minimum 2 years of public services experience, preferably in an academic library setting
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Experience with library and emerging technologies;
  • Willingness to contribute to the profession through activities such as publications, presentations and taking leadership roles in professional organizations.

Priority will be given to applications received by 11/26.

Apply at https://bit.ly/2yDWmEm.

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Records Coordinator, AccuFile, Boston, MA

Records Coordinator -Boston 

Full-Time/Temporary Position - Great Potential for temp to hire!

Under general direction from the Executive Director, the primary role of the Records Coordinator is to manage the internal flow and processes of the firms records and to index closed or inactive material and oversee the off-site database. This involves sending boxes off-site and recalling material as requested by Firm personnel. This is a full-time, temporary (35 hours week) position with a strong potential for temp to hire for the right candidate.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Process, box and barcode new files moving to storage facility
  • Arrange for pick-up of new boxes and files/boxes being returned to off-site storage
  • Locates files and folders; maintains, updates and creates file indices as necessary or requested
  • Performs and/or coordinates courier services for the department; retrieves and delivers files and boxes as needed or upon request
  • Assist and train support staff in proper procedure for closing/reviewing files
  • Ensure all physical closed files are scanned and captured in electronic repository
  • Handle file retrieval requests. Take daily requests for retrieval of files from off-site storage
  • Coordinate release of files, hard copy and electronic where appropriate to attorneys, clients, or other counsel
  • Gather, index and redistribute orphaned files from departed staff and attorneys
  • Monitor and order new supply of empty boxes as needed and distribute boxes to staff as requested 

Qualifications: 1-3 years legal records experience required Experience implementing an Electronic Records System is desirable Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite Ability to lift up to 35 lbs. Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time

Pay rate: $20-22 an hour, dependent upon experience

To apply: Please email resume to Karen at jobs@accufile.com

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Youth Services Librarian, Mansfield Public Library, Mansfield, MA

YOUTH SERVICES LIBRARIAN

36 HOURS PER WEEK

Mansfield Public Library is seeking a creative, energetic, and enthusiastic team player for the position of Youth Services Librarian. We are seeking an innovative, community-focused, enthusiastic professional for our very busy Children's department. The Youth Services Librarian is responsible for providing excellent library service to children of all ages and their caregivers.

Duties:

  • Responsible for developing, implementing, marketing and evaluating programs and services for children from birth to age 13
  • Selects materials  for the Youth Room using appropriate review sources, classifies materials for the collection, and is responsible for the maintenance of the collection
  • Provides reference and reader's advisory for children (birth to age 13), caregivers and teachers
  • Provides support for parents and caregivers through resources and programming
  • Provides excellent professional services by assisting patrons with information retrieval, location of materials, use of computers and databases
  • Responsible for maintaining a welcoming and inviting physical and virtual library environment for children that supports learning and recreational activities
  • Assists in maintaining an active online presence through our website and social media
  • Creates a variety of communications to promote activities and resources
  • Collaborates with schools, home schoolers and other community groups·
  • Represents the library throughout the community and to agencies and organizations serving children and their adult caregivers
  • Provides monthly and annual statistics on use of resources, programs and reference questions to Director
  • Performs daily activities and operations of the library including circulation and basic troubleshooting for the public library computers
  • Supervises one part time library technician and one part time children's librarian
  • Under the general supervision of the Library Director, participates in professional and supervisory duties
  • Other duties as required

 

Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school, a minimum of three years library experience
  • Thorough knowledge of children's literature
  • High skill level in creating, developing, executing and evaluating compelling programs for children
  • The ability to communicate with and inspire young readers
  • An understanding of children's developmental stages
  • Experience with new technology as well as social media
  • Marketing skills and grant writing skills highly desirable
  • Excellent customer service and oral/written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and focus in a busy environment
  • Ability to work effectively with the public, volunteers and other staff
  • Supervisory skills requiring adherence to professional standards
  • Physical ability to meet the demands and uniqueness of a busy Youth Services Department
  • An inclusive and collaborative thinker and team player
  • Passionate advocate for literacy of all kinds

 

Position requires one night per week, one Saturday per month, one 5th Saturday per year plus occasional flexibility. It is a benefited position. Salary is in 10 steps from $24.79 to $38.43 per hour.

 

Closing date is November 16, 2018

 

 

Please forward a cover letter, resume, and MLS transcript to: 

Catherine Coyne, Library Director

Mansfield Public Library

255 Hope St.

Mansfield, MA 02048

(ccoyne@sailsinc.org)

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Library Information Specialist, Sunrise Systems Inc., Cambridge, MA

Job Title: Library Information Specialist

Duration: 6 Months

Location: Cambridge, MA

 

Job Description:

  • The candidate will have experience in launching and implementing library information technologies.
  • This position is ideal for a professional who is highly organized, flexible, creative, has a high attention to detail, and enjoys working on teams.

 

Responsibilities Implement Current Awareness Library Tool:

  • Alert Portal
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, vendor, and IT partners to launch a current awareness platform
  • Gather criteria and requirements to build information queries by assessing needs of individuals and internal teams to create information alerts, partner with library coordinator to identify stakeholders
  • Partner with vendor to design alerts as well as to triage alert requests in a timely manner
  • Upon creation of the portal, partner with library staff in creation of communication and training materials (job aides) in support of launching library tools and services Establish disease and product focused educational content
  • Build a bibliographic collection of materials to include client authored publications
  • Search within multiple databases (PubMed, Embase, and internal repositories) to identify client authored publications
  • Partner with library staff and medical teams to organize and tag publications
  • Create a chronological list of published materials
  • Collaborate with IT partners to post bibliographic content and materials into clients  library portal
  • Work with library staff to create disease area literature collections for our core research areas
  • Utilize library tools and resources to search our core areas of research
  • Partner with library staff to curate appropriate literature content
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to connect literature collections to client's company intranet

 

Skills & Qualifications

  • B.S. Degree in the life or information sciences from an accredited college/university combined with 3-5 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Expertise and work experience with scientific, clinical, business, regulatory and/or pipeline databases
  • Proactively strive for superior customer service and outcomes
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work well with external and internal stakeholders
  • Ability to identify risks and issues and communication mitigation and resolution recommendations
  • Technical skills: Office-based systems including Word, Excel, PPT and SharePoint

If interested, please send recruiter Apporva Tiwari at Apoorva.T@sunrisesys.com your resume in Word doc format.

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Staff Librarian, Technical Services, Concord Free Public Library, Concord, MA

STAFF LIBRARIAN, Technical Services

Town of Concord, MA

The Town of Concord is seeking a vibrant team member for part-time (20 hours/week), benefits-eligible position at the historic Main Library. Duties include professional work in planning, directing & conducting the acquisition of library AV materials, and purchasing, cataloging, and maintaining non-print collections. Requires attention to detail & strong customer service & communications skills. Requires Master's degree in Library Science or equivalent and one year of experience. Starting pay rate: $24.78 - $31.08/hour (DOQ), plus generous benefits

Application Deadline:11/15/18 @ Noon

For job description and application instructions, visit www.concordma.gov/jobs or contact Human Resources at 978-318-3025. EOE

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Metadata & Digital Initiatives Librarian, MCPHS University, Boston, MA

Metadata and Digital Initiatives Librarian (full-time)

MCPHS University

Boston, MA Campus

The MCPHS University Libraries invites applicants for the position of Metadata and Digital Initiatives Librarian. Reporting to the Associate Director, the Metadata and Digital Initiatives Librarian will oversee metadata and systems projects to ensure resource accessibility, and lead the investigation, development, and implementation of digital library initiatives. The incumbent will be a member of the highly collaborative Access/Technical Services Team, and work closely with the Electronic Resources Librarian and other institutional stakeholders. This is a faculty position requiring contributions in scholarship and professional service.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and technical support to the Libraries' ongoing and future digital initiatives such as an institutional repository, expanding research data management, and library systems initiatives. 
  • Catalog dissertations/theses, archival materials, print books, e-books, and media including streaming video. Supervise support staff in copy cataloging procedures and print book processing.
  • Organize, catalog, and expand MCPHS' digital and physical archives.
  • Support the Access/Technical Services Team as needed on tasks such as processing reserves and providing back-up support for circulation services.
  • Participate in the Library's team-based approach to teaching as part of the Information Literacy Program.
  • Serve as liaison to an academic program, as needed.
  •  Maintain currency in knowledge of emerging trends, best practices, and technical skills to support new initiatives. In particular, following new developments on post-MARC metadata schemes.
  • Work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively to promote teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness.
  • Contribute toward creating a positive and respectful workplace defined by personal and professional competence, integrity and collaboration. 

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.

 

Qualifications:

Required: 

  • MLS from ALA-accredited institution
  • Minimum of two years of professional experience in a technical library position, working knowledge of MARC, RDA, Dublin Core, SQL
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal communication skills
  • Work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively to promote teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness
  • Contribute towards creating a positive and respectful workplace defined by personal and professional competence, integrity and collaboration.

Desired: 

  • Familiarity with XML, EAD, EBSCO EDS, BIBFRAME, JavaScript, XSLT
  • Experience with institutional repositories, open access, and open education resources
  • Experience facilitating library system migration

MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits that includes a substantial contribution toward the cost of medical and dental insurance, generous time off benefits, and a significant pension plan contribution. To learn more about our total rewards, please visit MCPHS Total Rewards.

Apply

To apply, please visit https://careers-mcphs.icims.com/jobs/3216/metadata-and-digital-initiatives-librarian/job

Attach a cover letter and a resume or curriculum vitae.  No phone calls, please. Principals only. No relocation available. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University's diversity are encouraged to apply.

About Us

MCPHS University, an innovator in health and professional education, is setting the pace in the health science fields. MCPHS has more than 7000 students across campuses in Boston's Longwood Medical Area, downtown Worcester, MA and downtown Manchester, NH. Here, we are preparing future generations of global leaders and promoting systems to improve the health of the public. In the midst of implementing an ambitious strategic plan that will bring us to our 200th anniversary in 2023, MCPHS offers meaningful work that benefits society overall, provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, and fosters a sense of connectedness and collaboration among our employees. We are a fast-moving, data-driven educational institution with a strong entrepreneurial mindset.

 

Come join us and be a part of a diverse community that is at the forefront of advancing the healthcare landscape! To learn more about working at MCPHS University, please visit Careers at MCPHS.

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Multiple Positions, Springfield City Library, Springfield, MA

The Springfield City Library seeks applications for two positions at our forward-looking public library. Get excited about the possibilities of working in the city of Springfield by watching this video, then apply for the position that best suits you. 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.

 

The Adult & Youth Information Services Manager position is based in our busy Central Library and Mason Square Branch Library. The person selected for this position will be part of the Leadership Team and have the following duties:

 

Responsible for directing all activities of the Library's Central Library Adult and Youth Services and the Mason Square Branch Library, which includes Youth, Outreach, and Adult Services, including programming and reference and information services. Ensures that department services are meeting established standards, objectives, and goals, and that services are provided in an appropriate and timely manner in response to changing public needs. Work is performed with professional administrative judgment and decisions are made in accordance with the policies and objectives of the Library Department, with review by the Library Director who reviews work through reports and conferences. Supervision is exercised over professional staff.

 

Requirements include five years of experience in a library environment with two to three years of management experience in an urban, multi-branch public library that demonstrates knowledge of public services for all ages, including reference, programming, public instruction, library collections, service delivery technology, and service evaluation.

 

Bachelor's degree and completion of an American Library Association accredited Master of Library Science.

 

Proven record of meaningful community engagement. Strong staff mentoring and coaching skills. Experience in creating lively programs for adults, teens, and children. Bilingual abilities desirable (English and Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese or other).

 

Further job details and job application are available on the City of Springfield's website. The annual salary is $69.011.28 (N.B.: The City's website incorrectly lists a salary range.) The closing date for this position is ThursdayNovember 1, 2018, at 11:59 pm EST. Be sure to upload a compelling cover letter when you apply. Or, go to the City's website, click on Work for the City, and look for Adult Youth Information Services Manager.

 

The Children's Librarian position is based in the Children's Room of our busy, progressive Central Library. This 18 1/2 hour/week position pays $24.42 an hour, with a limited benefits package, for an annual salary of $23,494.12. This position has a focus on information service for children and caregivers and on programming for young people. The person hired for this position will also do some collection development and outreach.

 

Candidates should have an ALA-accredited MLS and some experience in a library setting. MLS candidates may be considered as well. Excellent customer service orientation is needed, and a "turned outward" approach to community engagement is ideal. Bilingual abilities desirable (English and Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese or other).

 

Be sure to upload a compelling cover letter when you apply at http://bit.ly/ChLibOct18. Or, go to the City's website, click on Work for the City, and look for Children's Librarian.

 
The closing date for this position is Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at 11:59 pm EST.

 

Inquiries via email about these positions are welcome, but all applications must be filed on the City's website. 

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Adult Services/Reference Librarian, Hudson Public Library, Hudson, MA

The Hudson Public Library is seeking an individual to work full-time in the reference area of the adult department. 

 

The Adult Services/ Reference Librarian works independently under the general direction of the Library Director and under policies established by the Board of Library Trustees. Performs professional library duties of a responsible nature involving considerable judgment and initiative in providing forward thinking adult services and reference.

 

Duties: Performs reference and reader's advisory services. Assists patrons by making referrals to other agencies or placing holds for materials not in our collection. Oversees the purchase, maintenance and weeding of the reference and non-fiction collections. Selects and oversees the bid process for the periodical collection; catalogs and oversees the display and disposal of these holdings. Responsible for public relations functions including the scheduling and administration of adult programs, directing monthly book discussions and other projects. Responsible for the evaluation and selection of all on-line reference databases and the links on the website.  Responsible for instructing patrons in the use of the Internet computers, reference databases, and PACs.  Assigns work and projects as necessary to part-time Reference staff. Assists in the maintenance of the Library website; responsible for Library's social media accounts including Facebook, Pinterest, Flickr, Instagram, Twitter, etc. Responsible for outreach and contact with Hudson High School Librarian and Curriculum Coordinator. Attends professional meetings and workshops; reads current professional literature relating to adult services, technology and library services in general.  Covers the Circulation Desk when needed.

 

Education and Experience: Master's degree in library science. MLS candidates may be considered if the candidate is currently enrolled in an ALA accredited Master's program in Library Science with successful completion of core curriculum courses and graduate level reference course; one year of professional library experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. 

 

Knowledge, Ability & Skill: Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of professional library work. Knowledge of reference sources and the organization and management of library operations is essential.  Ability to speak and write clearly and concisely. Attention to detail & ability to work independently are equally vital. Strong computer skills and knowledge of Evergreen ILS and Wordpress preferred.

 

Experience in public libraries, teaching and public programming, demonstrated willingness to develop community relationships, and adept with technology. Creativity, enthusiasm, initiative, highly motivated, forward thinking self-starter.

 

Excellent customer service skills and the ability to provide a welcoming atmosphere for library visitors are key components of this job.

 

Hours: 37.5 hours per week; requires one night a week and one Saturday a month.

 

Salary: $36,252 - $47,698 in 8 steps

 

Deadline: November 30, 2018. AA/EOE 

 

Send cover letter, resume and three professional references to: Deborah Backman, Library Director, Hudson Public Library, 3 Washington St, Hudson, MA. 01749 or email dbackman@cwmars.org

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Repository Manager, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Repository Manager to join our Library department. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for benefits.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Repository Manager supports all aspects of the Woods Hole Open Access Server (WHOAS), including technical functions and data publication. The MBLWHOI library is considered the intellectual heart of the Woods Hole scientific community. This position will help identify and participate in projects that support science activities through demonstration of one or more specialized skills. Will be expected to work on tasks requiring creativity and independent thinking along with proven understanding of fundamental research and computer principles. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Manages the institutional repository, WHOAS, including solicits content, loading files, entering metadata, and coordinating upgrades with our vendor, as well as communications with our DOI registry agents for publications and data.
  • Works closely with our Data Librarian to provide access to data collections and make deposits to other repositories.
  • Collaborates with our Archivist to support access to Institution collections.
  • Participates in library outreach efforts.
  • Supports Open Access initiatives.

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • As deemed necessary by supervisor

DESIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Ph.D. in a related field, or Master's in a related field with several years of relevant experience, or Bachelor's in a related field with more than five years of experience. In the absence of a formal degree, considerable equivalent work experience is required. Successful candidates will have demonstrated the technical skill, motivation, independence, and creativity necessary to complete difficult tasks.

  • Experience with DSpace, data management, Dublin Core, and other metadata schema.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Physical duties for this position include but are not limited to, ability to lift less than 25-50 lbs independently; carry 25-50 lbs. Visual abilities to include peripheral, depth perception, and ability to distinguish basic colors. Hearing requirements include the ability to hear and respond to instructions. Other physical tasks include occasional standing/walking; use of hands for basic /fine grasping and manipulation, repetitive motion, reaching above and below the shoulders, kneeling, bending, stooping, and climbing ladders/stools. Other occupational requirements include talking, working around others, with others, and independently. Will be exposed to dust or other irritants. Physical duties are subject to change. 

WHOI is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). We are sensitive to the issues of dual career candidates and we will work with applicants to address them. Please visit HERC - for more information.

WHOI is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans/M/F. We encourage Veterans and those with Disabilities to apply. Applications are reviewed confidentially. Applicants that require accommodation in the job application process are encouraged to contact us at (508) 289-2253 or email 
eeo@whoi.edu for assistance.

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Assistant Director, Brookline Public Library, Brookline, NH

Assistant Director Job Description (full time)                                                          

 

Position Objectives: With supervision of the Director, the Assistant Director helps to manage the facility, working with the library staff, providing technical services, overseeing the general operation of the library, and acting as Library Director in the Director's absence. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs and supervises all library services.
  • Assists patrons in selection and location of services and books.
  • Assists in preparation of statistical reports.
  • With the Director, reviews and recommends policy and procedural changes or additions.
  • Assists the Director with recruitment and supervision of volunteers.
  • Fills in at circulation desk as required, providing excellent customer service.
  • Catalogs and processes all purchased and donated materials.
  • Enhances professional knowledge and participates in continuing education opportunities.
  • Performs or assigns other duties as needed.

Assigned Tasks may include:

  • Run monthly statistics, organize and maintain statistics book.
  • Catalog all materials, new and donated items.
  • Cover circulation desk as needed.
  • Assist with weeding, staff and volunteer supervision.
  • Deleting withdrawn items from Atriuum and Nhu-pac, as needed
  • Manage library in the Director's absence, including scheduling, payroll, and meetings

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the philosophy and objectives of public library management.
  • Knowledge of budget procedures and financial applications.
  • Familiarity with library automation processes and procedures.
  • Maintaining successful relationships with patrons, citizens, town officials, and vendors.
  • Effective oral and written communication.
  • Skill in developing and implementing long- and short-range plans.
  • Ability to analyze training needs, plan and coordinate training activities.
  • Ability to organize and analyze data with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to initiate projects, manage teams, and motivate staff.
  • Ability to provide outstanding customer services

Education, Training and Experience:

  • Library Science degree preferred. A suitable combination of education and experience which demonstrates mastery of the required knowledge, skills and abilities will also be considered.
  • Minimum of 2 years in a library setting, with some management experience.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for continued professional growth through participation in workshops, professional reading, conferences or other educational opportunities.
  • Significant background in customer service and/or human resources.

 

This position includes health and NH retirement benefits. Email resume and letter of interest to patl@brookline.nh.us.

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Community Engagement Program Liaison, Boston Children's Museum, Boston, MA

Position Description: 
The Community Engagement Program Liaison is a key member of the Community Engagement Team working directly with the Senior Manager Community Engagement and is responsible for developing and implementing programs that take place inside and outside of the Museum and support Museum priorities. This position engages with community-based organizations working with families with young children to develop programming at BCM and in community settings that is responsive to and inclusive of the diverse needs and interests of underrepresented visitor constituencies. This position collaborates with designated departments as assigned, serving as a resource and collaborator to inform the development of inclusive and responsive exhibits and programs that support families and reflect the cultures and communities of Boston and Greater Boston. 

Qualifications: 
  • BA/BS with a minimum of 2 years of experience working in education, social work, family studies or a related field.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of informal education and family learning in a setting such as a children's museum is desirable
  • Fluency in another language (Spanish, Haitian Creole, Care Verdean Creole, Chinese, Vietnamese) strongly preferred
  • Experience working with diverse populations of parents, children and families in a variety of settings
  • Experience building relationships with community-based organizations especially those working with underserved neighborhoods of Boston
  • Experience training staff
  • Experience working both in a team setting and as an individual contributor
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Comfortable presenting to large groups.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability work effectively with multicultural, intergenerational audiences, in an energetic, friendly, outgoing, and professional manner.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office including; Word, Power Point, Excel and Outlook.
  • Social media skills a plus.
  • Travel within the city is required.
Hours: 
Monday-Thursday, 9-5pm and Friday 1-9pm
Other Factors
  • Museum business casual dress code required
  • Occasional school vacation and holiday hours required
Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this position the Community Engagement Program Liaison is required to talk, hear, sit, stand and walk. Lots of walking and/or standing are required. The Community Engagement Program Liaison may be required to occasionally lift and carry materials of up to 25 lbs.
To Apply: Please submit resume and cover letter to Jobs@BostonChildrensMuseum.org. More information about the museum can be found at www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org. 

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Evaluation Manager, Boston Children's Museum, Boston, MA

Position Description: 
Reporting to the SVP, Exhibits & Programs, the Evaluation Manager works with project teams to develop goals that can be assessed through evaluation, works with exhibit developers to develop protocols for front end, formative and summative evaluation projects for exhibits, programs and visitor experience surveys, and manages systematic data collection, analysis and documentation and dissemination. 

The Evaluation Manager shapes the museum-wide culture of evaluation, building evaluation capacity among the staff, especially in the area of formative evaluation, serving as a bridge to researchers, and encouraging colleagues and staff to see BCM as a learning institution. The Evaluation Manager works with university researchers partnering with the museum, and seeks opportunities for the researchers to share their studies with museum staff and visitors. This is a hands-on position requiring active involvement in all phases of the work from planning to data collection through analysis and dissemination. 

Qualifications: 
  • BA required; Master's degree in museum studies, education, or child development strongly preferred.
  • 3 years of experience working as an evaluator/researcher in a museum, informal education, or non-profit setting.
  • Demonstrated expertise and knowledge of research and evaluation practices within informal education settings, including front end, formative and summative studies.
  • Demonstrated expertise and knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods, and experience implementing mixed-methods study designs.
  • Working knowledge of statistical methods frequently used in museum studies and survey analysis.
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues related to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility and how they relate to research and evaluation practices in informal education settings.
  • Understanding of the ethical issues related to research and evaluation in informal education settings.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and oversee project work independently, while maintaining close communication with project team members.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with peers, and ability to build rapport with a wide range of museum visitors including young children.
  • Fluency in a second language desirable.
Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. Occasional Friday night or weekend work.
To Apply:
Please submit resume and cover letter to Jobs@BostonChildrensMuseum.org. More information about the museum can be found at www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org. 

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On-Call Librarian (Youth/Young Adult/Adult), West Springfield Public Library, West Springfield, MA

On-Call Librarian (Youth/Young Adult/Adult), West Springfield Public Library

The West Springfield Public Library seeks a creative librarian with a strong service orientation to work in a
fast-paced environment.

DUTIES: Under the direct supervision of the Adult or Youth Services Supervisor, the on-call librarian actively assists juvenile, adult, and young adult patrons in securing information through traditional and electronic sources. Daytime, evening and weekend hours are available.

Starting Salary: $23.8560 per hour, no benefits.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor Degree required; MLS strongly preferred. Individuals in this position must have a demonstrated ability in clear verbal and written communications, excellent interpersonal skills, and possess a demeanor of accessibility and helpfulness. Courses in reference, computers, plus one year of directly related experience in an automated library is preferred.

Institution: West Springfield Public Library

 

City/Town: West Springfield

 

DEADLINE: Positions open immediately --applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

To apply: Send resume, cover letter and list of three references to: Human Resources, Suite 6, J. Edward Christian Municipal Office Building, and 26 Central Street, West Springfield, MA  01089. Review of resumes will commence immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is selected.

 

The Town of West Springfield is an affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity within its community.

Job ID:
13133

Email:
nsiegel@cwmars.org

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Library Technician, West Springfield Public Library, West Springfield, MA

LIBRARY TECHNICIAN-

The West Springfield Public Library is seeking dynamic, energetic and customer service oriented individuals for on-call positions. The primary focus is providing excellent customer service to all library patrons at the Borrowers Services Desk.  You will use a fully integrated computer system to complete a variety of assignments in accordance with all library policies. Potential shifts include morning, afternoons, evenings and Saturdays, so flexibility in available working hours a plus.

QUALIFICATIONS: High School Graduate--some college or undergraduate courses preferred.

REQUIREMENTS: Must possess superior customer service skills and be adaptable. Library, bookstore, or other relevant customer service experience. Computer literacy required.

PREFERRED: Familiarity with Evergreen computer system, Windows 10, and Office 2016 software.

SALARY: $16.7461 per hour.

Positions open immediately --applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

To apply: Send resume, cover letter and list of three references to: Kelley Beckwith Human Resources, Suite 6, J. Edward Christian Municipal Office Building, and 26 Central Street, West Springfield, MA  01089. Review of resumes will commence immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is selected.

 

The Town of West Springfield is an affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity within its community.

Job ID:
13134

Email:
nsiegel@cwmars.org

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Youth Services Librarian/Assistant Director, Holbrook Public Library, Holbrook, MA

Youth Services Librarian/Assistant Director, Holbrook Public Library

The Holbrook Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic candidate for the position of Youth Services Librarian/Assistant Director. The position is based upon 40 hours per week including up to two evenings and every Saturday. It is an individual contract with the Holbrook Public Library Board of Trustees. AA/EOE

  1. Primary responsibility is the management of all areas of the Youth Services Department, including programming, collection development, acquisitions, and public relations.
  2. Provides assistance to patrons in selection of materials and reference information in all areas.
  3. Assists and instructs patrons with use of technology.
  4. Supervises all professional, support and volunteer staff in the absence of the Library Director. 
  5. Provides instruction in library skills for staff and library users.
  6. Under the supervision of the Library Director, is responsible for planning, organizing, operating and managing technology driven resources and the automated network system.
  7. Maintains library website and other related sites and social media accounts.
  8. Assists Library Director with long-range planning, financial management, budget preparation, collective bargaining agreement issues, and development of recommendations for library policies and procedures.
  9. Works on cooperative ventures with town-wide groups, keeps informed on trends in the literature and role of department services, takes active role in professional groups and attends workshops and conferences.
  10. Directs the development, repair and maintenance of the library building and grounds in the absence of the Library Director.
  11. In the absence of the Library Director, performs his/her duties as necessary to maintain normal Library operations.
  12. Attends meetings of the Library Board of Trustees when requested to attend.
  13. Performs other related duties as assigned by the Director.  

Qualifications
Candidate must have at least 2 years professional supervisory library experience; must hold an MLS degree from an accredited institution; must have working knowledge of Children's and Teen literature; excellent computer skills including library digital services (Overdrive, Hoopla); willing to work with community groups and organizations to increase the exposure of the library in the community.

Salary: Starting $51,516.48

How to Apply
Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references electronically to:
Donald Colon, Library Director  dcolon@ocln.org  

Please no phone calls.

Closing Date Open until filled

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Adult Services Librarians, Simsbury Public Library, Simsbury, CT

The Simsbury Public Library is now accepting applications for (2) two creative and forward thinking Part-Time Adult Services Librarians to work at our busy Information Desk.
Under the general supervision of the Head of Adult Services, successful candidates will be responsible for providing excellent customer service and meeting the informational needs of the community through a variety of means; as well as assisting in the promotion of the Library, its programs and services. 
This is a part-time unaffiliated position with an hourly pay rate of $28.16/hour for approximately 4-16 hours per week (Weekdays, Weekends and Evenings Included).
All applications must be submitted online at: www.simsbury-ct.gov/jobs

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Children's Librarian, Derry Public Library, Derry, NH

Job Advertisement

 

Derry Public Library

Part-Time Children's Librarian I

 

 

Librarian I. Part-time (25 hours).

 

We are searching for AWESOME! Lively and fun Children's Department is seeking an energetic, creative, and enthusiastic team member. We are looking for a special someone with a commitment to providing excellent library services to children from birth through age 11. This position is for a person who enjoys children, values relationships with them and their families, and loves learning.

 

This librarian will be involved in creating and implementing programs, ranging from infant storytime for babies to activities for early elementary aged children and tweens. Regular duties include providing reader's advisory, reference services, and technology assistance to children, their caretakers, and educators; creating and maintaining book displays and promotional materials; assisting the Head of Children's Services with collection development and maintenance; assisting with community outreach programming; and special projects as assigned.

 

A successful candidate will have prior experience working with children, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, an in-depth knowledge of children's literature, and strong computer and technology skills, including using the Internet, online databases, the library catalog, email, and Microsoft Office. Experience with online gaming and Minecraft a plus. Must be able to multitask and thrive in an extremely active Children's Room with over 300 annual programs. Bachelor's degree preferred; MLIS candidates welcome.

 

Salary starts at $18.57-$20.29, commensurate with experience and education. Scheduled hours are on Monday through Thursday, including nights on Thursdays until 8:30 pm and every third Saturday until 5:00 pm.  Benefits include paid vacation, personal, and sick time and tuition reimbursement.

 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references by email to Cara Barlow, Library Director at carab@derrypl.org by Friday, November 30th, 2018.

 

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Executive Director, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA

The Berkshire Museum is seeking an experienced and innovative Executive Director to advance the Museum as a regional resource providing impactful experiences around art, science, and history across a broad and diverse community constantly confronting change and challenge. The Executive Director will encourage the interdisciplinary interpretation of the Museum's collections in art, history, and the natural sciences by providing experiences that are fresh and relevant in a changing world. The Museum is financially secure with a substantial capital budget, providing the next leader of this 100+ year-old institution an opportunity to expand its relevance, status, and influence. The Executive Director is the strategic, creative, and operational leader of the Berkshire Museum with responsibility for ensuring that the organization meets its financial and programmatic goals to bring people together for experiences that spark creativity and innovative thinking through connections among art, history, and natural science.

For the full job posting, please visit: http://brentdglass.com/job-postings/ 

HOW TO APPLY

Review of candidate materials will begin immediately with a deadline of November 21, 2018.

Please email your application to BerkshireMuseumSearch@gmail.com. The application should include a resume with contact information for at least three professional references and a letter of interest addressed to Dr. Brent D. Glass, Brent D. Glass LLC, 1921 Sunderland Place NW, Washington, DC 20036.

Hard copies of application packages may be mailed to: Dr. Brent D. Glass Brent D. Glass LLC 1921 Sunderland Place NW Washington, DC 20036

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: commensurate with experience.

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Library Director, Bancroft Memorial Library, Hopedale, MA

Public Library Director

Hopedale, MA

The Bancroft Memorial Library is seeking a proven leader with a strong public service commitment to administer and direct the functions, activities and operations of the library, to include reporting on the same.

Candidate must have an ALA-accredited MLS degree; three to five years of public library experience; leadership ability and a high degree of motivation, initiative, and resourcefulness; strong interpersonal skills for interaction with library staff, library users, and town officials; skills to manage and keep current the library's technology; the ability to speak and write effectively, including grant writing; and the ability to exercise independent judgment in decision-making.

Located in historic Hopedale, MA, 30 miles southwest of Boston, the library building is on the National Historic Register. Our ideal candidate will be familiar with preservation of historic documents, maintenance of an historic building, and will embrace this opportunity with the same passion expressed by our library Board of Trustees, staff, and community.

The salary range for this position is $52,852 - 60,700 and includes a full range of benefits.  A complete job description is available on the Library's website www.hopedale-ma.gov/bancroft-memorial-library.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and three professional letters of recommendation to:

Board of Library Trustees
c/o Town Administrator
P.O. Box 7

Hopedale, MA 01747

 

Or email: sbrouwer@hopedale-ma.gov

Deadline for applications is Nov. 15, 2018. 

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Intermediate Information Specialist, CDM Smith, Boston, MA

Intermediate Information Specialist at CDM Smith 

Boston, Massachusetts

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Responsibilities -

  • Perform research and technical literature searches using specialized databases and digital resources
  • Maintain InfoCenter memberships, licenses, and subscriptions; manage access to subscribed resources. Serve as primary vendor contact.
  • Monitor industry news, developments, new technologies relevant to CDM Smith's business and emerging technologies in our fields.
  • Acquire, catalog and promote new materials, services and resources
  • Track InfoCenter usage trends and prepare monthly analysis.
  • Assist in the development of LibGuides to improve and promote access and use of resources

Job Requirements -

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor's degree.

Experience: 3 years of related experience.

Skills:

  • Intermediate proficiency using citation databases and reference management software.
  • Experience with library automation systems (e.g. EOS and InMagic).
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal skills and excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office software, including Sharepoint, Yammer, etc.

Environmental Factors: Required to lift and move books and materials up to 25lbs. Normal office environment with extended exposure to computer screens.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA Accredited institution
  • LibGuides,
  • Ability to work independently
  • Interest in emerging trends - analytics, machine learning, computer vision

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate--as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Qualified candidates should apply by clicking on this link.

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Director, Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester, MA

There are few places that have played a role as significant as Cape Ann in the history of American art. Artists that have spent time here include Fitz Henry Lane, Winslow Homer, Marsden Hartley, Edward Hopper, John Sloan, Stuart Davis, Milton Avery, Mark Rothko, and more. Gloucester was the 4th largest fishing port in the world. As a result, it was a hotbed for technology advancement and innovation related to the fishery and food packaging industries. Cape Ann's quarries supplied granite to the entire eastern seaboard.

The Cape Ann Museum tells the story of Cape Ann and its role in American art and industry. The organization has a dedicated staff, committed volunteers, an actively engaged Board of Trustees, and a broad base of financial and community support. The next Director of the Cape Ann Museum will leverage these assets to guide the organization through a period of transformative growth.

The next Director will oversee the opening of a world-class collection and curatorial facility with new gallery and green space, a significant capital campaign, enhancements to its core facilities, nationally significant exhibitions, and increased community programming.

This is all leading up to the 150th Anniversary of the Museum in 2023 which will coincide with the 400th anniversary of Gloucester. This is an incredible opportunity for the right individual as the Cape Ann Museum is poised to receive new levels of recognition. This search is being led by Naree Viner and Stephen Milbauer of Koya Leadership Partners.

Please submit a compelling cover letter and resume to smilbauer@koyapartners.com.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Executive Assistant & Board Liaison, WCHS/Tower Hill, Boylston, MA

The Executive Assistant and Board Liaison reports to the CEO and works individually and as a team member to facilitate the administrative functions and effectiveness of the Executive Office. Specific responsibilities include maintaining the CEO's calendar, coordinating communications, planning and executing business meetings, and providing support to the CEO. The Executive Assistant and Board Liaison is also responsible for scheduling Board of Trustee meetings, assisting in agenda writing for Board and Committee meetings, preparing materials for Board and Committee meetings, drafting and disseminating Board Committee electronic meeting minutes, and ensuring that meeting follow-up is scheduled. The Executive Assistant and Board Liaison must anticipate the needs of a busy office, interface with Board, donors, staff, and a diverse constituency, maintain confidentiality, and set priorities in accordance with the CEO's strategic agenda.

The ideal candidate is:

  • A proactive problem solver.
  • Highly professional, discreet, and of good judgment.
  • A skilled communicator, able to read nuanced situations and manage relationships.
  • Self-motivated and able to work without close supervision.
  • Able to prioritize multiple tasks and establish and meet deadlines.
  • Continually builds technical and professional knowledge associated with job objectives.

Please visit towerhillbg.org for full description and application instructions

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 5088696111

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Executive Director, Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA

Cape Cod Museum of Art, (www.ccmoa.org) with a mission to educate, inspire, and excite the imagination through its collection, exhibitions and programs, seeks dynamic, outgoing leader with experience in financial management and fundraising and enthusiasm for art to guide the organization into the future. Founded by artists in 1981 to preserve the work of the Cape's artists and celebrate the region's distinctive artistic identity, CCMoA is a hub of cultural creativity on the Cape. Director manages nine dedicated part-time employees, 100+ enthusiastic volunteers, engaged Board, $500,000 budget.

DUTIES: Provide creative visioning, effective leadership for Museum. Oversee development, implementation, evaluation, promotion of innovative exhibitions, programs that attract new audiences while retaining existing supporters. Strengthen existing/develop new sustainable funding sources. Oversee budget, hire/supervise staff, supervise collection acquisition, management, care. Develop/oversee buildings/grounds management plan. Serve as ambassador for CCMoA to internal and external constituencies. Establish strong, cooperative relationships to promote visibility and communicate CCMoA's vision, values, activities.

QUALIFICATIONS: B.A. in Museum Studies, Arts/Nonprofit Management/Administration, or similar field required. M.A. desirable. Minimum five years museum/nonprofit leadership experience, preferably in arts organization. Evidence of successful museum/nonprofit financial management and fundraising, including donor cultivation, grant writing, familiarity with funding sources for museums. An outgoing, sociable person who can relate to, inspire, and engage a variety of people. Experience coming into an organization, addressing challenges, moving the institution forward desirable. Happy to work in a small museum, do whatever it takes to get the job done.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION/APPLICATION: gncolglazier@gmail.com.

Deadline: 11/19/18.

Application must include cover letter, résumé, salary requirement, names/contact information of three professional references. EOE.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Head, Young Adult Services, Sunderland Public Library, Sunderland, MA

JOB POSTING:

HEAD OF YOUNG ADULT SERVICES - SUNDERLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY

           

The Sunderland Public Library seeks a creative and enthusiastic Head of Young Adult Services to manage services for patrons ages 11-18. The Head of Young Adult Services is responsible for providing administrative, professional, and supervisory work in the area of Young Adult Services. The Head of Young Adult Services is responsible for collection development of young adult materials, young adult program planning, and assists in other library operations. Specific duties include:

  • Provides a vision for the Sunderland Public Library's young adult department and implements strategies to achieve that vision.
  • Selects and purchases all library materials for young adults.
  • Catalogs all incoming young adult materials.
  • Plans, schedules, and leads events for young adults.
  • Provides circulation, reference, and technology assistance for patrons of all ages.

 

This is a part-time (8 - 15 hours per week), non-benefited position. Starting salary is $15.50 per hour.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma.
  • Experience working with young adults ages 11 - 18.
  • Experience providing customer service.
  • Enjoyment of working with diverse patrons of all ages.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Creativity.
  • Comfort using a variety of technologies including computers, printers, photocopiers, eReaders, and mobile devices.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and assess priorities in a busy setting.
  • Ability to maintain composure and treat patrons with kindness in a busy setting.
  • Ability to work some evenings and Saturdays.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Experience working in libraries.
  • Experience using Evergreen ILS.

 

To apply for this position, please mail or email a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references to:

Katherine Hand, Library Director

Sunderland Public Library

20 School Street

Sunderland, MA 01375

director@sunderlandpubliclibrary.org

 

Applications will be accepted until November 16, 2018. The Town of Sunderland is an EEO/AA employer.

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Library Director, Pearle L. Crawford Memorial Library, Dudley, MA

Library Director  

Pearle L. Crawford Memorial Library

Dudley, Mass.

 

The Board of Trustees of the Pearle L. Crawford Memorial Library seeks a dynamic individual with strong leadership skills for the position of Library Director. Working under the direction of the Board, and under the general supervision of the Town Administrator, the Library Director will be responsible for the overall management and oversight of the Library and will work to strengthen and expand the Library's position within the community.

 

Our ideal candidate is an effective spokesperson for the library who will focus on creating a patron-centered environment that is inclusive for all, is knowledgeable of collections and resources, creatively plans and implements library programs, and trains and supports staff in current and emerging library technology. Our candidate demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills, and will represent the Library at meetings with Town government and community organizations.

 

The Library Director is responsible for overseeing all facets of library operations. These include staff selection and supervision, collection management, event programming, facility management, library financial and budget management, long-range/strategic planning, public and private grant application, and oversight and upgrade of library technology (software and hardware).

 

The Director will draft and recommend policy to the Board, advise the Board on library matters and provide expertise and guidance on pertinent local/state/federal legislation. The Director is committed to providing quality library service to the community based on its needs and within the limits of its available resources.

 

Qualifications:

MLS degree from an ALA accredited program and MBLC certification. Requires a minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible professional public library experience, including at least 3 years in a supervisory capacity. Must have a high degree of motivation, initiative and resourcefulness and the ability to exercise independent judgment in problem solving and decision-making.

 

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience.

 

To Apply:

Email resume to: personnel@dudleyma.gov.

Priority will be given to qualified candidates who apply by November 9, 2018. 

Dudley Personnel Board, 71 West Main St. #30, Dudley, MA 01571, 508-949-8011 

The Town of Dudley is an EOE

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Floater Librarian, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

Floater Librarian I (P1)

Basic Function: Under supervision, and within the framework of Library policies and practices, participates in services including reference services, to a diverse population characteristic of an urban setting, at various locations in Central or branch libraries as assigned. Also includes the performance of various tasks requiring broad professional knowledge of literature, bibliographic sources and principles of information delivery and services.

Reports to: Assistant Neighborhood Services Manager, Chief of Adult Library Services or designee

Home location: Central Library or branch as designated

Assigned Librarian:

To be determined as needed by designated public services manager in consultation with other public services managers. While at assigned location shall report to Department Head, Branch Librarian, or ranking staff member. 

Supervises: As assigned, pre-professional and/or support staff

Typical duties and responsibilities:

Under supervision performs the following:

  1. Provides reference service to the public by responding to requests for information made in person, by telephone, by fax, email, mail, or over the Internet and answering such requests by using informational resources in all formats, including print, electronic, microform and others.
  2. Provides service to adults, young adults and children as assigned through personal consultations, readers' advisory services, outreach and programs.
  3. Assists patrons by instructing them in the use of information resources and by identifying appropriate resources, whether owned by the Library or elsewhere.
  4. Assists in the selection of materials.
  5. Promotes the use of Library resources by developing bibliographies, preparing written descriptions, organizing programs, mounting exhibits, and conducting instructional sessions.
  6. Actively participates in system-wide committees; recommends and/or plans improvements in library services.
  7. Continuously expands professional knowledge of the Library's resources and other relevant sources in order to assist library patrons efficiently and effectively.
  8. Commits to keeping current in the best practices of the profession by taking advantage of training and development activities, by reading professional literature, and by participating in professional activities.
  9. Performs other related and/or comparable duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university and a master's degree in library science from an accredited library school. In exceptional instances, specialized education, training and/or experience may be substituted for part or all of the educational requirements.

Broad subject knowledge and competency in world languages desirable; knowledge of popular literature, basic bibliographic tools and sources; knowledge of excellent reference techniques; strong commitment to public services; willingness to assume responsibility and carry out assignments independently; good oral and written communication skills; ability to work well with staff and public; initiative; dependability; good professional judgment; tact; flexibility; courtesy.

Resumes and cover letters must be sent to Gianna Gifford at ggifford@bpl.org

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Public Services Manager, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

Public Services Manager - Wellesley College 

Wellesley College seeks an experienced and collaborative Public Services Manager to provide leadership and direction for staff and students engaged in providing public service at the Clapp Library. The Public Services Manager is responsible for staffing the Clapp Library's public service desk, overseeing stacks maintenance in order to facilitate access to the physical collections, and managing various resources to deliver high quality public service to all members of the Wellesley community.

This position collaborates with colleagues across Library and Technology Services and throughout the College to meet service expectations and standards.

Wellesley College is a private, nonprofit liberal arts college for women founded in 1870. With its rich mix of print and online resources, the Library provides access to one of the finest undergraduate collections in the country.

 

Key responsibilities

  • As a member of the Library Collections team, provides leadership and direction in the planning and delivery of public services programs, circulation services, and reshelving operations for the Clapp Library.
  • Hires, trains, and manages a large student workforce and works with staff in the Research and Instruction  group as well as in the Library Collections group to provide coverage of the service desk and stacks maintenance in accordance with service standards.
  • Establishes priorities, assigns tasks, and manages resources, including video e-reserves, to meet service expectations and standards.
  • Develops documents and refines procedures and workflows as appropriate.   
  • Oversees fee collection and supply orders for public service desk-related operations.
  • Collects, maintains, and analyses statistics and other data to assess services and recommends changes as needed based on such assessment.
  • Provides leadership and direction for student-focused programs and services which connect students to LTS resources; builds and sustains relationships with student life and academic support staff and assists in promoting the use of library collections and services to foster student engagement. 

 

 

Required qualifications

  • Master's degree in Library and/or Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Minimum of two years' experience in public services in a library
  • Experience managing students or other staff in a public services setting
  • Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external parties to resolve issues and to adapt to changing environments and priorities
  • Demonstrated strong service orientation
  • Excellent oral and written communication, organization, and problem-solving skills
  • Solid experience with Google Apps
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel

 

 

Preferred qualifications 

  • Recent experience in an academic library
  • Familiarity with the Millennium integrated library system
  • Experience with automated ticketing systems

 

To apply, visit https://career.wellesley.edu/postings/2515

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Library Media Specialist, Saugus High School, Saugus, MA

Statement of Duties:
GENERAL:
  • Responsible for the management, planning, development, and functioning of the media program in the building(s) assigned.
  • Participate in the educational process through direct instruction and teamwork with teachers and staff.
  • Provide technical services associated with the operation and maintenance of a media center including equipment, print, and non-print materials.
  • Develop an interesting and stimulating environment that encourages students and teachers to utilize resources in the media center.
  • Fosters a creative, flexible environment so that the school library is an essential part of the learning community
  • Develops and maintains resources appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, and instructional strategies of the school community
  • Establishes procedures for selection, acquisition, circulation, and resource sharing of resources in all formats
  • Evaluates, promotes, and uses existing and emerging technologies to support teaching and learning
  • Develop the collection to reflect curricular changes and new knowledge.

SPECIFIC:
  • Instruct students and faculty in selecting, using and/or producing media to integrate into the curriculum and facilitate the teaching/learning process.
  • Initiate interaction with students, staff, administration, and the general public for purposes of integrating, promoting, and expanding the media program.
  • Design and implement short and long range plans which allow for a balance among integrated skills instruction, literature appreciation, planning with teachers, and collection management and development.
  • Assemble materials for faculty use to support curriculum.
  • Support technological approaches to the teaching/learning process.
  • Oversees students focus on non-traditional classroom models.
  • Supervises students participating in Credit Recovery.
  • Assist students and faculty with creative use of technology.
  • Establish and carry out, in coordination with the Director of Technology Systems, procedures for effective and efficient selection, acquisition, cataloging, processing, accessing, and maintaining materials and equipment.
  • Solicit input from teachers and students in the selection of materials.
  • Maintain an updated collection by weeding obsolete and worn materials from the collection according to district policy.
  • Update and maintain a card catalog and shelf list which accurately reflect the media center collection.
  • Issue updates on the acquisition of new media center materials.
  • Prepare bibliographies as needed.
  • Give book talks and does storytelling.
  • Organize the facility and resources in such a way that they reflect the philosophy and goals of the school and its media program.
  • Supervise circulation of all print/non print materials.
  • Coordinate, train, and supervise a student assistant/volunteer program for routine clerical assistance.
  • Provide direction for library support staff.
  • Provide opportunities for personal and professional growth for him/herself as well as the school's staff and students.
  • Plan exhibits and programs, collaborates with other Saugus media staff and with the staff of the Saugus Public Library.
  • Schedules use of media center by classes and groups.
  • Schedules use of technology for educational purposes.
  • Carry out assigned non-instructional duties.
  • Function as an active member of the faculty; attends faculty meetings.
  • Participate actively on district and building committees as required or interested.
  • Adhere to established law, policies, rules, and regulations.
  • Submit accurate inventories and reports promptly.
  • Promotes the ethical use of information: copyright, fair use, and licensing of intellectual property
  • Other duties established by the Principal or designee.



Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university plus a Master's Degree in Library Science.
  • Licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as a Library Media Specialist.
  • Current experience in a school library media center including resource-based instruction, flexible scheduling, electronic information sources, and automated circulation systems.
  • Such alternatives to the above qualification as the Superintendent of Schools may find appropriate and acceptable.

Position Type: Full-time

Positions Available: 1

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Library Sales Representative, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA

Job Number: 16678
Functional Area: Sales
Department: MIT Press
School Area: Libraries, MIT Press, Tech Review
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Non-Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
Schedule: M-F

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.


LIBRARY SALES REPRESENTATIVE, MIT Press, to sell new and existing online products to the academic library, school, public, and corporate markets. Products include digital collections, journal subscriptions, and e-books. Will take a key part in launching a new e-book product to market with a focus on the U.S. and Canada territory. Responsibilities include researching and targeting new business through research, networking, and cold-calling; maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers; responding to high volumes of customer/internal queries; preparing quotes, negotiating pricing, and providing follow-up through all stages of the sales process; tracking and reporting monthly sales activities; tracking renewal dates, retention rates, and customer data via Salesforce and regularly reporting key metrics; collaborating closely with colleagues in sales, marketing, customer service, and product development to ensure customer satisfaction and quickly resolving outstanding customer issues; attending site visits within sales territory and key library conferences; working closely with customer service to establish and monitor trials for potential customers, monitoring usage of trials, setting up access, and resolving customer issues; and creating and executing public sales presentations. There will be regular use of software such as RedLINK, Atypon Insights, and other tools/data related to institutional subscriptions.

The MIT Press is a leader in university press publishing with a global academic reputation for publishing content that advances scientific and technological discourse.

A full description is available at http://mitpress.mit.edu/jobs.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: five years' experience in publishing, digital sales, or related fields such as library science or marketing; strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to prioritize and work both independently and in a team-oriented environment; and knowledge of Microsoft Office and Salesforce. Bachelor's degree preferred. Job #16678-6

There will be travel up to 20% of the time for conferences and library visits.


10/18/18

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

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Knowledge Operations Coordinator, Global Oil & Gas Practice, McKinsey & Company, Waltham, MA

Who you'll work with:

You will be report directly to the Global Knowledge Manager and the Global Head of Knowledge (Senior Partner); both are based in Amsterdam and proven leaders and developers of global team members. You will be based in one of our Knowledge Centers (Louvain-la-Neuve, Waltham, MA, USA; Wroclaw, Poland). You will become a core part of the Oil & Gas Practice team supporting global knowledge committee, and collaborating closely with our Senior Practice manager on effective knowledge as well as our Reach & Relevance manager on bringing the best of our knowledge to external audiences. 

The global Oil & Gas Practice serves the leading institutions in the global Oil and Gas industry; we serve clients in all aspects of the industry, from upstream activities such as exploration, drilling production and services, through transportation, refining, commercial and retail marketing. The Practice is concentrated in several hubs (London, Houston, Calgary, Amsterdam, Middle East, Southeast Asia), but has maintains close ties to dozens more in support of the global scope of our clients' operations. We offer clients a unique combination of strategic, operational, and organizational advisory services, and we work closely with our clients to ensure the growth of their long-term internal capabilities.

 

Qualifications:

  • Academic credentials including strong undergraduate degree and demonstrable intellectual curiosity through professional progression or training

  • Familiarity with the energy sector or Oil & Gas industry a bonus

  • Outstanding written and oral English communication skills required

  • Advanced Excel and MS office skills is essential

  • Demonstrated record of impact with at least three years of professional experience, likely in professional services, academia, or external relations

  • Proven problem-solving skills - highly analytical, accustomed to working on complex, sensitive, time-critical issues, quickly getting up to speed on unfamiliar topics

  • Strong personal presence and credibility; able to work across all levels of seniority in a cross-cultural environment

  • Highly collaborative attitude and aptitude for working as part of a global team

  • Self-motivated, with an appetite for working entrepreneurially and a track record as self-starter

  • Highly collaborative attitude and aptitude for working as part of a global team

 

What you'll do: You will work with our Oil & Gas knowledge leaders to ensure world-class knowledge development and global client impact. 

You will work directly with the global knowledge committee (comprised of service line leadership and global leadership) to support knowledge strategy and our priority knowledge agenda. You will focus on supporting our global standards in knowledge operations (documentation, codification, and dissemination) that will evolve over time. There will be opportunity to drive impact in various facets of Practice knowledge, such as operationalizing or innovating new knowledge capture or dissemination approaches.

You will be also a steward of our knowledge resources to ensure consistent delivery to client service teams across the firm. You will support the quality and relevancy of our knowledge base and play a key role in updating materials on an ongoing basis with our service line leadership, experts and research team. There is room for growth and progression into a "first alert" responsibility for practice knowledge and proposal support. Finally, you'll be a peer counselor to partners, service line leaders, global practice managers, and related operations peers. 

In knowledge building and dissemination, you will support the knowledge manager in driving our priority knowledge agenda, as a facilitator and project manager; you'll also support our external articles development. You'll also have the opportunity to develop and effectively work with a strong network across many units and functions within the firm for best practice exchange and collaboration, and be aware of internal communication channels that are most effective for sharing our work.

Finally, you will run knowledge management processes, for example ensuring regular dialogues; supporting the delivery of quarterly reports and statistics on our knowledge progress, as well as occasional materials appropriate for internal practice meetings. 

McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm that serves leading businesses, governments, non governmental organizations, and not-for-profits. We help our clients make lasting improvements to their performance and realize their most important goals. Over nearly a century, we've built a firm uniquely equipped to this task.

Applications close on January 19th at 12:00 am.

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Head, Information Resources Management, UMass Amherst, Amherst, MA

Head, Information Resources Management

Librarian III or IV

 

UMass Amherst, the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City. The campus provides a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers.

 

As a gateway to knowledge, the UMass Amherst Libraries are key partners in teaching, learning, and research at UMass Amherst and in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Supporting freedom of inquiry, the Libraries foster a diverse and inclusive environment in which to engage with ideas and acquire the critical skills necessary for lifelong learning. 

 

The UMass Amherst Libraries seek a dynamic and innovative Head, Information Resources Management to provide innovative leadership and strategic direction for the Information Resource Management department. Oversee the following departmental functions: comprehensive acquisition and ingestion of scholarly materials in all formats, comprehensive metadata services, collections assessment, and discovery & resource management systems. In collaboration with the Associate Dean for Content & Discovery, actively manage the Libraries' annual collections investments of over $8 million dollars. Provide leadership in implementing new resource management systems, including the FOLIO Library Services Platform, as well as content management strategies including evolving digital strategies. Formulate departmental goals and objectives and ensure they support the mission andgoals of the Library and the University.

 

Example of Duties:

  1. Provide leadership and strategic direction for the Information Resource Management department
  2. In collaboration with the Associate Dean for Content & Discovery, actively manage the Libraries' annual collections expenditures of over $8 million dollars, successfully staying on-budget and on-time.
  3. Lead initiatives that advance resource managements systems, including implementation of the FOLIO Library Services Platform.
  4. Lead initiatives that transform collections strategies to include evolving digital strategies.
  5. Align departmental planning, priorities, goals, objectives and services with strategic initiatives of the Libraries and the University. 
  6. Develop departmental metrics for success and analyze trends to continually evaluate services and their impact.
  7. Establish regular reporting mechanisms to communicate effectiveness of departmental activities to administration and other stakeholders.
  8. Demonstrate ability to lead a diverse staff and foster collegiality, to mentor and develop talent, to foster and manage change and innovation, and to engage staff in collaborative strategic planning and delivery of user-centered services.
  9. Effectively delegate, empowering staff to make independent decisions at appropriate operational levels, holding staff accountable for successful completion of assignments, establishing workloads and procedures, providing guidance and direction, monitoring and evaluating performance, and coaching and counseling as needed.
  10. Use data and assessment techniques to support evidence-based decisions around resources, services, spaces and programs, and the user experience.
  11. Formulate, revise, and implement policies and procedures in response to evolving operational needs. Interpret such policies and procedures for students, faculty and staff as necessary.
  12. Work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively to promote teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness within the UMass Amherst Libraries and the campus.
  13. Participate in library-wide planning and governance, work in a shared decision making environment, and serve as a member of the Library's Senior Management Group and other library committees and working groups.  Represent the Library at appropriate campus committees, selected professional meetings and conferences as required.
  14. Maintain current knowledge of evolving trends and best practices as they relate to collections strategies and services. Attend professional development activities as assigned or required to meet departmental goals and objectives.
  15. Perform other related duties as assigned or required to meet department and university goals and objectives.

 

Required Qualifications:

  1. Master's degree in library science - or equivalent degree - from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or its appropriate equivalent in librarianship from another country, or have appropriate equivalent experience.
  2. Minimum of five years of successful supervisory, management, and leadership experience in an academic library, along with the ability to articulate vision, set direction, and accomplish initiatives in a rapidly changing environment.   
  3. Budget management experience, preferably in a large academic research library.
  4. Demonstrated experience with a minimum of two of the following areas: acquisitions, electronic resource management, cataloging/metadata, discovery, resource management systems.
  5. Knowledge of best practices, issues, and national trends in technical services, discovery and resource management systems, collections assessment and collections strategies in academic libraries.
  6. Demonstrated understanding of changes impacting academic research libraries.
  7. Excellent organizational skills and effectiveness in balancing multiple assignments and projects.
  8. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work successfully in an intensely collaborative environment with a broad range of people from culturally diverse backgrounds including colleagues, administrators, students, faculty, donors, and alumni.
  9. Experience facilitating groups.
  10. Demonstrated strong service orientation and skills.
  11. Demonstrated organizational ability, initiative, flexibility, and ability to work independently and collaboratively to achieve Library and university strategic goals.
  12. Demonstrated ability to use data and assessment techniques to support evidence-based changes to services or programs.
  13. Ability to motivate, establish priorities, and meet deadlines.
  14. Ability to set departmental goals, develop metrics for success, analyze trends and initiate, develop, and assess innovative services.
  15. Excellent interpersonal, analytical, written, and oral communication skills
  16. Professionally active in the field.

17.   Commitment to professional development.

  1. Understands responsibilities with respect to conflicts of interest and behaves in ways consistent with both law and with university policy. 
  2. Understands and contributes to implementation of departmental and institutional goals for achieving non-discrimination and creating a respectful, inclusive environment that is supportive of diversity.

 

RANK AND SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Librarian III salary floor is $68,500

Librarian IV salary floor is $77,900

 

Application Instructions:

Apply online at http://careers.umass.edu/amherst/en-us/job/496023/head-information-resources-management

And submit a letter of application, resume, diversity statement and contact information (phone and email) for three professional references by November 16, 2018 for consideration.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is strongly committed to excellence and actively supports cultural diversity. As part of a commitment to its own multicultural community, the Libraries seek an individual with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and one who will understand and embrace University initiatives and aspirations. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.

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Children's Librarian (Youth Services), Chelsea Public Library, Chelsea, MA

Library Salary: $45,191.95/year

DUTIES: Under the general supervision of the Library Director, responsible for the operation of the Children's Room at the library. Evaluate the Library's program of services to children; make recommendations on program and service changes and improvements to the Director. Provide advice to children and parents; provide reference assistance to children, parents and teachers;instruct school age children in Library use; and visit school classes upon request. Plan and conduct programs for children including story hours, films, reading clubs,vacation programs, puppet shows,etc.; prepare programs for private schools and community groups; prepare special exhibits and compile book lists; and prepare internal and external publicity for programs. Select, order and review Children's Room collection of books, magazines and audiovisuals; determine status of retention of books, videos, audiocassettes and records. Supervise Children's Room circulation desk and provide assistance as needed; train new staff in various computer uses, network rules, and children's room procedures; and supervise Children's Department staff. Maintain picture and pamphlet files; submit monthly and annual reports to Director and Trustees on circulation statistics, reference, story hours, museum pass program, etc.; catalog all children's books, including initial book processing procedures; maintain files of missing books and claims; and oversee the general environment of the Children's Room, rearranging the room as necessary to maintain an orderly, smoothly functioning department. Incumbent functions independently within the broad scope of Library policies and goals, referring personnel decision and policy revisions to the Library Director. Perform supplementary tasks as directed in adult department; may also cover adult circulation desk, perform budget and supply ordering; may act in place of the Library Director during short-term absence and when so delegated. Position requires some nights and occasional revolving weekends. (Saturdays). Attend professional meetings; and perform other related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor of Science Degree in Library Science or related field from an accredited college or university program. Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university is strongly preferred. Duties require three years of professional library experience, including previous work with children. Incumbent functions independently within the broad scope of Library policies and goals, referring personnel decision and policy revisions to the Library Director.

Please send cover letter and resume to City of Chelsea, Human Resources Department, 500 Broadway, Chelsea, MA 02150 or email jobs@chelseama.gov.

The City of Chelsea is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Health Science Librarian, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT

Health Science Librarian - University of Bridgeport

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

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

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

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

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

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


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


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

It is the policy of the University of Bridgeport to prohibit discrimination in admissions, educational programs and employment, and in the provision of services on the basis of legally protected class characteristics (unless there is a bona fide occupational qualification related to employment), or any other unlawful factor. Protected class characteristics include race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, creed, ancestry, workplace hazards to reproductive systems, sex (gender identity, gender expression, sexual harassment), marital status, civil union status, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, national origin, physical/mental/learning disability, veteran status and any other group protected by civil rights laws.

The University of Bridgeport complies with Clery Act and maintains records of campus crime statistics and security policies. Copies of University of Bridgeport Annual Security and Fire Report reports are available here.

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Director of Library Services, Three Rivers Community College, Norwich, CT

Three Rivers Community College

ANNOUNCEMENT OF ANTICIPATED POSITION OPENING

POSITION: Director of Library Services

12-month, Full time, tenure track Position, CCP Level 20

ANTICIPATED STARTING DATE: January 4, 2019

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate should have a minimum of a Master's Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited institution. Candidates shall also have from three to six years of related experience including from one to three years of experience in supervising others; or a combination of education, training and experience that would lead to the competencies required for successful performance of the position's essential duties. Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience are equivalent to the stated qualifications by providing appropriate references.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Director of Library Services is accountable for assuring effective and cost efficient learning resource services to the academic, student and public groups served by the College to advance the College's learning mission through effective performance in these essential functional areas:

  • Effective delivery of library services;
  • Development and organization of the library's resources;
  • Evaluation, training, development and direction of library staff;
  • Budget, fiscal and facilities management;
  • Library assessment and evaluation.

MINIMUM SALARY: $74,544 approximate annual, plus excellent state benefits.

TO APPLY:

Send letter of intent, resume, completed application form: (http://www.ct.edu/files/pdfs/Employment-Application.pdf), names and address of three references and college transcripts to:

Barbara Billups / Human Resources

Three Rivers Community College

574 New London Turnpike

Norwich, CT 06360

Questions can be directed to: BBillups@threerivers.edu

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications materials must be postmarked no later than 11/15/2018.

Three Rivers College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Three Rivers Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record.

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Studio Coordinator, New Art Center, Newton, MA

The New Art Center, a community art education space, offers people at all levels of ability exceptional opportunities to make, exhibit, view, think about and talk about art. The Studio Coordinator supports all classes through studio prep and maintenance, supply ordering and organization, scheduling models, and with customer service for students and teachers. This position requires an engaging and proactive problem solver who also functions as the evening staff monitor with office and administrative tasks. Must be comfortable working independently and as part of a team.

Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree and at least 2 years professional work experience in a related field. Must have familiarity with visual arts, especially studio/workshop organization & maintenance, while also being proficient in Microsoft Office.

Position involves working closely with staff, students, and faculty to create a welcoming, energized, organized studio environment. The chosen candidate will also assist Program Director with logistical aspects of all programs. Provide ongoing customer service for all students and teachers, and several other duties.

Schedule: Monday-Thursday, 2pm-10pm; Friday, 11am-7pm or there is the work option of Tuesday-Thursday, 2pm-10pm; Friday, 11am-7pm; Saturday, 9am-5pm.

Salary Range is $32,000 - $37,500.

Contact Information: Please forward cover letter and resume to pat@newartcenter.org

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $32K-$37.5K

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Reference Librarian, Shrewsbury Public Library, Shrewsbury, MA

SHREWSBURY PUBLIC LIBRARY: REFERENCE LIBRARIAN

Qualifications: 

The Shrewsbury Public Library seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, and service-oriented Reference Librarian to serve our busy community of 36,000 people. The Reference Librarian will be prepared to apply current and progressive methods of information and reference services, will be proficient in automated library systems and online information tools, adept at instructing patrons on how to access and use a broad range of information and reading resources and willing to serve as an active member of the Adult Services team.  The Reference Librarian must be committed to providing a high level of public service to patrons, able to work independently, prioritize, adapt quickly to changing environments, meet established deadlines and embrace changing technologies. ALA accredited MLS and excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.

Duties:

Performs a wide variety of services at the public reference desk, including assists patrons with reference and information requests; assists patrons with public access catalogs, printers  and computers, use of online resources, trains users on use of e-readers, tablets and other devices, and makes information referrals. Provides one-on-one and group training for library patrons and staff. Maintains current knowledge of technology developments and library information sources and electronic services.  

 

Collection development responsibilities for print and online adult reference collections. As part of the Acquisitions Team, evaluates and purchases online and print reference materials; responsible for maintenance of collection through inventory, usage assessment, shelf reading, weeding and discarding.

 

Acts as a part of a team responsible for planning, organizing and implementing programs for adults to encourage language and information literacy, lifelong learning and programs that promote reading, viewing and listening, as well as the use of library materials and facilities. Assists with and plans various adult education programs, job search programs and multicultural events; oversees staff and volunteers involved in programs, writes grant applications to support these programs and develops related promotions.  

 

Contributes to library promotional activities. Creates informational and publicity materials in print and electronic format; including calendars, webpages, social media platform postings, displays, posters, etc. Compiles and organizes statistics. Performs circulation desk duties when necessary; oversees staff and is responsible for building security on a rotating basis.

Compensation and Schedule:

This is a Professional Technical I position on the Town of Shrewsbury Salary Schedule, with a salary range of $47,182.23 to $56,264.23 and includes benefits. This full-time 37.5 hour position includes a work schedule of one night per week and Saturdays on a rotating basis. The Town of Shrewsbury offers a comprehensive health insurance plan, and a defined benefit pension plan and is an affirmative action, Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Send resume to Director Ellen M. Dolan, Shrewsbury Public Library at edolan@shrewsburyma.gov. Position open until filled, but applications received by Wednesday October 31, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

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Multiple Positions, EBSCO, Ipswich, MA

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.

Semantic Enrichment Manager, https://careers.ebscoind.com/ebscoinformationservices/job/Ipswich-Semantic-Enrichment-Manager-MA-01938/458792800/

Data Integration Director, https://careers.ebscoind.com/ebscoinformationservices/job/01938-Data-Integration-Manager-MA-01938/463328700/

Content Designer, https://careers.ebscoind.com/ebscoinformationservices/job/Ipswich-Content-Designer-MA-01938/488318300/

 

Technical Project Team Lead, https://careers.ebscoind.com/ebscoinformationservices/job/Ipswich-Lead-Solutions-Architect-MA-01938/481532700/

 

Business Analyst, https://careers.ebscoind.com/ebscoinformationservices/job/Ipswich-Business-Analyst-MA-01938/482321400/

 

And Sr Data Analyst, https://careers.ebscoind.com/ebscoinformationservices/job/Ipswich-Senior-Data-Analyst-MA-01938/483445800/

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Arts & Culture Administrator, Department of Economic and Community Development, Office of the Arts & SHPO, Hartford, CT

The Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) is recruiting for (1) Arts and Culture Administrator position. This is a unique management position suitable for a creative individual who has a passion for the arts, culture or preserving the historic assets of Connecticut. The incumbent is accountable for strengthening the state's cultural and historic-preservation community to foster the awareness and growth of Connecticut's historic and cultural assets in support of other agency initiatives that will promote economic and community development.

Please use this link for more information and to apply: https://www.jobapscloud.com/CT/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=181012&R2=6581MP&R3=001 

Department of Economic and Community Development is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: $105,623- $144,021/year

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ERMS Application Engineer, MITRE, Bedford, MA

ERMS Application Engineer

https://mitre.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/erms-application-engineer-4084

 

Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges--and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day--working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE--and make a difference with us.

 

The ERMS Application Engineer will play a key cross-functional leadership role in defining product and business requirements and coordinating the activities required to deliver Electronic Records Management System services. He or she will own the current ERMS knowledge system within the company's technology infrastructure and be a high-level participant in all projects related to ERMS including the planning and implementation of the next generation ERMS. These projects are highly technical in nature; understanding the software development process and development lifecycles will be critical to achieving success in this position. The person in this position will work closely with several domain experts and operational teams (including, for example, Information Architecture, Content Management, Information Retrieval and Delivery, and Application Development). Additional aspects of this position include:

  • Lead the effort to replace the current Oracle-based ERMS with a next-generation ERMS
  • Engage with end users and business process leaders to understand inefficiencies and make technical recommendations
  • Assist in facilitating project stakeholder meetings
  • Interpret data and analyze results using statistical techniques
  • Assess needs, determine course of action
  • Work with systems across the information lifecycle
  • Investigate and resolve technical matters as solutions are implemented 

Required Qualifications:

  • Electronic Records Management technical administration
  • Experience in gathering business and functional requirements
  • Understanding of Records Management regulations, policy, and guidance particularly how it pertains to Electronic Records management
  • Experience with technical vendor analysis
  • ETL (Extract Transfer Load)
  • Ability to interpret business processes from an information system perspective
  • Ability to interpret high-level business needs and work with engineers to deliver solutions
  • Project Management skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Effectively lead and collaborate within various business functions
  • Information lifecycle management experience
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Experience with ERMS supporting systems such as analytic and reporting tools and data ingest and extraction

 

Desired Experience:

  • Oracle Universal Records Management System experience (11g)
  • Oracle database administration
  • Integration of systems across platforms
  • Batch loading
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint, WordPress, and Drupal
  • Oracle APEX reporting
  • Database administration
  • Server-side scripting
  • Open source software experience
  • Alfresco experience

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Metadata Steward/Cataloger, MITRE, Bedford, MA

Metadata steward/cataloger

https://mitre.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/metadata-steward-cataloger-4083

 

Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges--and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day--working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE--and make a difference with us.

  • Collaboration Analyst/Cataloger/Customer Support
  • Applies best practices and standards in information stewardship and metadata management and implements solutions that require balancing competing objectives and demands for information assets
  • Manages and describes high value assets.
  • Supports information life cycle management processes.
  • Applies knowledge management and information sharing best practices on electronic platforms
  • Updates repositories with organizational structure and metadata changes, including tagging content.
  • Applies and helps to support taxonomies.
  • Supports users in setting up new collaboration spaces, both intranet and extranet, on multiple platforms
  • Troubleshoots collaboration platform sites and permissions / accounts / authorization issues
  • Responds to support requests via email, phone, and help desk tickets for intranet and extranet platforms 

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of content management systems and collaboration tools
  • Experience using and maintaining metadata and taxonomies
  • Familiarity with metadata standards
  • Experience with a broad variety of collaboration platforms and authorization tools. Examples include: Office 365, Drupal, WordPress, any customer relationship management tool
  • Mastery of end-user features of SharePoint 2016 and Office 365
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 2016 and integration points with the SharePoint platform
  • Ability and interest in exploring new technologies and innovative solutions
  • Ability to follow processes, troubleshoot problems, and think independently
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain relationships with customers to understand and anticipate their information needs
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, and work on multiple projects simultaneously with great efficiency and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and written communications skills with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across level and function

  

Desired Skills:

  • Experience developing technical documentation, including step-by-step guides
  • Experience in a corporate, government, or academic organization supporting engineers or other technical professionals
  • MIS/MLS/MLIS preferred

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Library Director, Swanton Public Library, Swanton, VT

The Swanton Public Library is looking for a creative and committed person to serve as our new library director/head librarian.

Primary responsibilities include establishing positive relationships with the public, interfacing with community organizations, supervising library staff, implementing programs, and maintaining and expanding the library collection.

This is a full-time position with a starting salary of approximately $40,000.

Please send a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to Rebecca Rupp and the Swanton Library Board of Trustees at rr@swantonlibrary.org or rebeccarupp@gmail.com.

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Library Director, Elizabeth Taber Library, Marion, MA

The Trustees of the Elizabeth Taber Library are seeking a dynamic library director to progressively develop the Library and its culture, and to champion the evolving and increasingly important role of the library in the Marion community.

Duties/Description:

The applicant must demonstrate excellent interpersonal abilities to help inspire the staff and engage patrons, collaborating effectively with Trustees, working with local government and community agencies.

The Director manages the total operation of the library and is responsible for:

  • Managing the library budget
  • Staff hiring, development and team building
  • Refreshing the collection and materials in light of emerging trends and patron interest
  • Innovation and oversight of library programming
  • Maintaining a welcoming, functional and safe facility
  • Updating and implementing procedures
  • Securing grants and administration of fundraising
  • Communications - internal and external outreach and public relations
  • Preparing and executing long range plans

Marion is a beautiful seaside community with almost 5,000 residents. It has an excellent school system with one elementary school and regional middle and high schools.

Qualifications: A Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program is required, plus a minimum of three years of administrative and supervisory experience.

Fluency in emerging technologies is a must.

Salary: $60,000-$65,000 depending on qualifications and experience/35 hour week including some evening and weekend hours

Closing Date: November 2, 2018

Email resume and cover letter to:

BOTSearchCommittee@elizabethtaberlibrary.org

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Research Archivist, Animal Ventures, Concord, MA

DESCRIPTION

Animal Ventures is a small elite team of entrepreneurs, technology thought leaders, and developers working at the intersection of Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain Technology, Industrial Internet of Things, and Additive Manufacturing. We work with Fortune 500 Companies and Government entities interested in educating senior executives on emergent technologies and leveraging our proprietary and lean prototyping processes to build and deploy minimum viable products for internal and external stakeholders.

Animal Ventures is seeking a bright, curious, and motivated archivist to design and execute an efficient and intuitive archiving solution for paper- and electronic-based research. Archive solutions should consider tagging and search mechanisms as well as mobile-based approaches.

The position is part-time and will require periodic onsite presence at our office in Concord, MA as needed. 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Coursework in archives management and/or library and information science would be be beneficial for this position.
  • A knowledge and understanding of emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain Technology, Industrial Internet of Things, and Additive Manufacturing is a plus.

For more information, click here.

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Technical Services Reference Librarian, Fairfield Public Library, Fairfield, CT

Technical Services Reference Librarian

The Fairfield Public Library, Fairfield, CT is seeking an experienced librarian to provide accurate and efficient acquisitions, processing and cataloging, while supervising overall work flow of the Technical Services Department. Successful candidate will be responsible for materials acquisitions, collection cataloging, collection processing, bibliographic database maintenance, and statistical reporting. Responsible for understanding digital components of library collection and able to maintain record continuity. This Librarian will work closely with vendors in troubleshooting, developing new systems capabilities and advocating issues on behalf of the Library. Oversees Interlibrary Loan process and performs the more difficult work of the department. Also provide direct service to patrons at public service desk up to 11 hours per week including one evening per week and one Saturday per month. Serve as member of Collection Development Team. Train and supervise Technical Services full and part-time staff. 

  • Requirements, skills and abilities

Must have thorough knowledge of library principles and library technologies. Thorough knowledge of current cataloging standards and practices for all formats including original cataloging. Experience working with budgets. Proficient with OCLC, SIRSI Symphony Workflows (Analytics a plus) and Baker & Taylor 360. Must have demonstrated willingness to follow trends and developments in library service and implement applicable ones within the library system. This is a 35 hour work week position with a beginning salary of $63,674.

Master's Degree in Library/Information Science from an American Library Association accredited university. At least 3 years experience working as a professional librarian with at least two of those working in technical services. Supervisory experience is a plus.

All interested candidates should submit a completed Town of Fairfield Employment Application, along with a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department by October 31, 2018. hr@fairfieldct.org  

 

Town of Fairfield

Human Resources Department

Sullivan Independence Hall

725 Old Post Road

Fairfield, CT 06824

(203) 256-3057

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Public Services Librarian, East Providence Public Library, East Providence, RI

Public Services Librarian, East Providence Public Library, East Providence, RI

Under the general direction of the Library Director, this position is responsible for providing excellent public service throughout the library system's departments. This position emphasizes the delivery of library services in the reference, circulation, and youth services departments. This is an ideal position for a patron- and community-focused librarian who wants to interact with the public, build connections within East Providence, and provide instruction about technology and information literacy. The position also requires serving as the library's Social Media Manager, vigorously promoting library services on the library's social media platforms and website.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program.
  • Competency in library-related technology, including but not limited to mobile devices, tablets, laptops, databases, and computer networks.
  • Strong commitment to excellent public service.
  • This position will work at least one evening per week and every other Saturday.

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES

  • At least one year experience working in a public library system.

In accordance with the collective bargaining agreement between the City of East Providence and the East Providence Professional, Managerial, & Technical Employees Association, positions within this unit will be made available to other members of the unit based on fitness and ability. 

SALARY

$49,413-$58,917

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To apply, please submit the following documents to the East Providence Office of Human Resources no later than 4:00 p.m. October 26, 2018.  

  • A completed East Providence Application for Employment. This form can be picked up at the East Providence Office of Human Resources or downloaded from http://www.eastprovidence.com/jobs;
  • A resume clearly demonstrating fulfillment of the minimum requirements and desirable knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • A cover letter explaining interest in and qualifications for the position

Items can be dropped off or mailed to:

City of East Providence

Department of Human Resources

City Hall, Suite 201

145 Taunton Ave.

East Providence, RI 02914

Or emailed to: hr@cityofeastprov.com.

At the City of East Providence we celebrate the diversity of our citizenry, and are proud to encourage inclusiveness in our workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.

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Assistant Director for Operations, Connecticut Landmarks, Hartford, CT

Connecticut Landmarks seeks a full-time Assistant Director for Operations responsible for ensuring that the day-to-day activities of the organization run smoothly, and for implementing efficient businesses processes and functions.

The Assistant Director will manage the operating and restoration budgets to ensure efficient execution and cost-effective resource allocation. He/she will evaluate current operational performance and provide a strategic plan for improvements. The Assistant Director will have responsibility for project management, as assigned.

Requires a Bachelor's degree in operations management, business administration, communications or a related field is required. A minimum of five years of experience in operations; supervisory experience; exceptional time management skills, excellent communication abilities, and an understanding of task-tracking and project management approaches; experience with budget management, a detail-oriented focus and the ability to juggle multiple competing priorities.

Preferred qualifications include experience with non-profit organizations and historic site or museum experience.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis through October 26, 2018.

Send resume and letter of interest to kerri.zongol@ctlandmarks.org.

Full job description at www.ctlandmarks.org

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Reference and Technology Librarian, John Curtis Free Library, Hanover, MA

John Curtis Free Library

534 Hanover Street Hanover, MA 02339

781.826.2972

TO: Bulletin Boards at: Town Hall, Library, DPW, School Department, Fire Department, Police Department, and the Town Website

FROM: Virginia Johnson, Library Director

DATE: October 11, 2018

The John Curtis Free Library is currently accepting applications for the position of Reference and Technology Librarian. Provides reference services, and is responsible for a portion of collection development. Is expected to comprehend and manage the library's computer and other technology needs, including computers, databases, and associated software. Reports directly to and works under the supervision of the Library Director but functions independently. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides information, reference, readers' advisory and research assistance to library users in direct consultation, by phone, email, instant messaging, in writing, or other emerging technologies, using print, non-print, and electronic and internet sources. Assists in developing and maintaining the non-fiction collection, analyzing subject areas for strengths and weaknesses. Purchases titles and tracks expenses for non-fiction collection titles in conjunction with the Director. Responsible for coordinating and supporting Library website and Internet services; evaluation, selection and installation of hardware and software; prioritizes support and troubleshooting of administrative LAN, and training other library personnel and patrons in automated procedures. Maintains records of software licenses, warranty, and repair documentation. Responsible for supply, equipment and peripherals budget requests. Attends workshops and conferences relevant to this position. Participates in network, regional, state, and/or national library committees, as time and schedule permit. Represents the Library at appropriate professional meetings and conferences as requested. Interacts with vendors, contractors, technology advisers and experts. Extensive interaction with Town Departments, Boards and Committees, and vendors. The complete Job Description is attached. 

A Master of Library Science and one year of library experience is required. Knowledge of computer operating systems, web-authoring languages, LAN systems, hardware and peripheral components essential. This position may include mornings, afternoons, evenings, and Saturdays. The starting rate of pay is $32,000.00/$64,000.00 annually; salary will commensurate with experience. 

Deadline for application is October 26, 2018 or until the position is filled. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Ann Lee, Executive Assistant, Town of Hanover, 550 Hanover Street, Hanover, Massachusetts 02339 or e-mail: ann.lee@hanover-ma.gov (Posted 10-11-18).

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

Senior Reference Librarian & Instruction Coordinator

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

HIGHLY DESIRABLE: Second Master's degree.

 

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

 

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

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Repository Manager, University of Connecticut Library, Storrs, CT

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

Repository Manager

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

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

Duties and Responsibilities

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

Minimum Qualifications 

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

 

Preferred Qualifications 

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

 

Appointment Terms

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

 

To Apply

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

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

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

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

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Metadata and Dataloads Librarian, Harvard Library, Cambridge, MA

As a member of the Metadata Management section, under the supervision of the Head of Metadata Management, the incumbent facilitates timely access to Harvard Library collections by fulfilling a variety of roles that support discovery through improving the Harvard Library's use of batch processing and automation; specific focus areas include acquisitions and e-resources dataloads, metadata enrichment, and innovative approaches to generating metadata at scale.

 

For a complete position description and to apply, see here.

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Multiple Openings, Sno-Isle Libraries, Camano Island, WA

Librarian - PERS Eligible
Location: Marysville
Pay Range: $5,222.53 - $7,179.47
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 14204

Closing Date: October 20, 2018, 9:59pm

Sno-Isle Libraries is searching for a full-time Librarian who will be passionate about providing excellent library services to our customers and communities. This position will be supervised at the Marysville library and will have scheduled shifts at the Lakewood/Smokey Point library.

This position may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays. Successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs.

Job Summary
Provides professional information services, instruction, reader's advisory, and programming services for library customers at various locations.

Essential Functions
Provides professional research assistance to customers, either in-person, over the phone, or electronically.

Assists with collection maintenance duties for materials and resources in various formats.

Develops and presents various library programs (educational, early literacy, community interest, or civic engagement and individual customer research or instructional sessions).

Creates and curates online content to meet community needs and interests.

Assists in development and evaluation of library services in line with the strategic focus.

Represent the library to a wide variety of community groups.

Branch Circulation Supervisor
Location: Snohomish
Pay Range: $30.13 - $41.42 Hourly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 13996

Closing Date: October 14, 2018, 9:59pm

Job Summary
This position supervises assigned circulation staff to provide effective and efficient service to the library's customers. Oversees and performs circulation and related public services in a community library.

The position may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays. Successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs.

Essential Functions
Oversees assigned circulation staff in providing effective and efficient service to customers of the community library; maintains department desk schedule and employee's monthly schedule.

Performs circulation tasks such as charging and issuing materials to customers using the integrated library computer system; receiving and processing returned materials; returning materials to circulating collections or other appropriate location; supporting the circulation front desk, and providing information to customers on circulation policies and procedures.

Provides effective direction to assigned staff including managing and supervising department staff; interviewing and selecting staff, monitoring and evaluating job performance; training and development.

Responds to building and customer issues to include assuring the proper operation of the community library as well as resolving customer inquiries and complaints related to circulation services.

Recommends and develops circulation and library procedures and process improvements.

Serves as part of building management team helping with planning and problem-solving service issues at the community library.

Receives and accounts for cash from fees and copier charges.

Page II *Continuous* Job 12201
Starting Pay: $13.55 - $18.61 Hourly (15 hrs/wk)

Sno-Isle Libraries is accepting applications for Page II positions on a continuous basis. Based on the need for positions or the functionality of this posting, we may suspend or discontinue it at any time.

This position may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays. Successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs.

About the Process:
Please indicate your interest in specific community libraries by selecting them in the application's supplemental questionnaire. Those who are invited to an interview will be contacted by phone. Successful incumbents will then be placed in a retained pool and remain there until a position becomes available.

Job Summary
The Page II position will perform sorting, shelving, locating, materials movement and library support tasks at a community library to contribute to its effective operation.

Essential Functions
Provide effective and efficient library support services to include collecting and sorting by classification returned materials from book drops and circulation areas as well as shelving and retrieving materials.

Perform basic circulation support duties, other than direct customer service.

Assist in maintaining the library's shelved materials areas and reading rooms in neat, clean and orderly condition.

Assist with shelf readings as assigned.

Assist with general clerical support to include assisting with the operation and maintenance of equipment as well as photocopying and distributing materials.

ABOUT US

Sno-Isle Libraries is a large, two-county district in the beautiful North Puget Sound region of Washington State. It encompasses rugged timberlands and suburban centers, rolling farmlands and ocean vistas. Set in the fastest-growing corner of the state, Sno-Isle Libraries serves 728,745 residents in Washington's Snohomish and Island counties through 23 community libraries, online services, and Library on Wheels. Learn more at sno-isle.org.

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

** Sno-Isle employees MUST apply through Paycom to be considered as an Internal candidate **

Use your PayCom Username to create your profile. Apply through the Job Opportunities option located on the PayCom homepage. Online applications must be submitted by 9:59 p.m. on the closing date. Incomplete applications may disqualify you. Resumes and letters of interest are encouraged and should be attached during the application process and will not be accepted as a substitute for a completed Sno-Isle application. Questions may be directed to Human Resources at:

Sno-Isle Human Resources
Marysville Service Center
7312 35th Avenue NE
Marysville, WA 98271-7417

Phone: 360-651-7000
Fax: 360-651-7151
TTY: 800-647-3753

Applications will be screened and applicants who best match the needs of posted positions will be contacted by phone if selected for an interview. The hiring process can take a minimum of 4 to 8 weeks. Applicants who need accommodations during the application or interview process should contact the Human Resources Department (360) 651-7000.

Positions located at a community library location may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays. A successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs.

All offers of employment are conditioned on the provision of satisfactory proof of applicant's identity and legal authority to work in the U.S. Offers of employment are also conditioned on Sno-Isle's receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and a criminal background check, when required.

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Collections Manager, South County History Center, Kingston, RI

TITLE: COLLECTIONS MANAGER

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

TERM: Part-time, 14 hours per week

The South County History Center is seeking an enthusiastic and professional Collections Manager to join our team as we embark on the next phase of our strategic plan. The Center's primary activities are stewarding and providing access to local research collections, developing exhibits and programs, and offering hands-on learning opportunities to interns interested in joining our field. 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Collections Manager works closely with staff and volunteers to manage and care for the Center's archival, library, and artifact collections. Working toward the goal of gaining full intellectual control and increasing public access, the Collections Manager will support on-going inventory efforts and the continued improvement and implementation of collections-related policies and procedures. The management of the Center's PastPerfect collections database, including ensuring data integrity and security, is a critical function of this role.

The Collections Manager regularly engages with Center members and visitors to provide research assistance and guidance in a professional and timely manner. Additionally, the Collections Manager works collaboratively with staff, interns, and volunteers to process new collections, create exhibits, and conduct research necessary for program development. The Collections Manager also serves on the Center's Collections Committee. All Center staff members assist in the management of day-to-day operations and maintenance of the Old Washington County Jail.

This is a part-time, 14 hour per week position. The Collections Manager's regular hours will be Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Some evening and Saturday hours may be required for special events. The pay rate for this position is $14-16 per hour. Center staff members work primarily within our historic headquarters, which has many staircases and unfortunately is not handicapped-accessible. 

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, SKILLS REQUIRED

This position requires a candidate with a passion for historical collections and research, as well as the ability to engage others in local history. The successful candidate will have experience (paid or volunteer) in an archive, library, or museum. Coursework or degree in Library Science and knowledge of archival management theory and best practices, related to both analog and digital collections, is required. Experience cataloguing collections is required; experience with photographic collections and knowledge of metadata management is preferred.

Most importantly, the successful candidate will possess a "can-do" attitude, strong problem-solving skills, collaborative working style, and excellent time management. This position also requires the ability to both multi-task and prioritize projects, supported by strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Also critical to success in this role are strong computer skills (including working with databases), the ability to manage others, and a commitment to providing excellent customer service.

TO APPLY

Qualified applicants are encouraged to learn more about the Center by visiting our website, SouthCountyHistoryCenter.org, and are invited to apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to erica@southcountyhistorycenter.org.

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Assistant Director, South County History Center, Kingston, RI

TITLE: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

TERM: Part-time, 14 hours per week

The South County History Center is seeking an enthusiastic and professional Assistant Director to join our team as we embark on the next phase of our strategic plan. The Center's primary activities are stewarding and providing access to local research collections, developing exhibits and programs, and offering hands-on learning opportunities to interns interested in joining our field. The Assistant Director will work closely with the Executive Director to manage critical operations and special initiatives, gaining experience in many areas of library and archive administration. 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Assistant Director is a critical member of the Center's team, with the primary responsibility of managing and growing the Center's internship program, which provides hands-on experience and sector-specific training to library science, museum studies and history undergraduate and graduate students. The Assistant Director works collaboratively with staff and volunteers to plan and execute programs and events, support collectionsrelated projects, and develop exhibits. Engaging with Center members, visitors, interns, and other stakeholders in-person, online, and by phone in a professional and helpful manner is a key function of this role. All Center staff members assist in the management of day-to-day operations and maintenance of the Old Washington County Jail. Further, the Assistant Director supports outreach and fundraising efforts through accurate recordkeeping, writing communications pieces, and developing partnerships with other history organizations.

This is a part-time, 14 hour per week position. The Assistant Director's regular hours will be Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Some evening and Saturday hours may be required for special events. The pay rate for this position is $14-16 per hour. Center staff members work primarily within our historic headquarters, which has many staircases and unfortunately is not handicapped-accessible. 

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, SKILLS REQUIRED

The successful candidate must have experience (paid or volunteer) in an archive, library or museum. Coursework or degree in Library Science or Museum Studies is preferred, and knowledge of best practices related to collections management required. A passion for historical collections and research, as well as the ability to engage others in local history, is necessary for success in this role. 

Most importantly, the successful candidate will possess a "can-do" attitude, strong problem-solving skills, collaborative working style, and excellent time management. This position also requires the ability to both multi-task and prioritize projects, supported by strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Also critical to success in this role are strong computer skills (including working with databases), the ability to manage others, and a commitment to providing excellent customer service.

TO APPLY

Qualified applicants are encouraged to learn more about the Center by visiting our website, SouthCountyHistoryCenter.org, and are invited to apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to erica@southcountyhistorycenter.org.

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Senior Law Librarian, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Northeastern University

Senior Law Librarian

Requisition Number: STFR004937

Division/College: School of Law

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time

Responsibilities:

The Law Library is a center of legal research teaching at the law school. It provides crucial resources and training to faculty, staff and students. The four Senior Law Librarians are critical to the strategic planning, development and implementation of the Law School's educational mission. Each Senior Law Librarian's major areas of responsibility are

  1. faculty research support;
  2. project management;
  3. teaching and legal research instruction;
  4. team management; and
  5. management and operations.

Each Senior Law Librarian shares the first four duties and spends thirty percent of their time on the fifth area: management and operation of a department head level specialty. The four specialties are Collection Development, User Services, Law Practice and Scholarship & Publishing Services. This opening is for the Law Practice specialty.

Under the shared faculty research support responsibility, these librarians work with faculty and administrators to support and promote faculty teaching, scholarship, and publication, including providing research assistance and training RAs and TAs. Under the shared teaching and legal research instruction responsibility, each librarian teaches upper level research courses; provides coaching and training at the InfoDesk for drop in and email research assistance Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00 p.m.; and provides custom research support to students in the first year Legal Skills in Social Context program that serves clients in an innovative law office structure. The team also works closely with faculty, law school departments, clinics, institutes and centers to support community members in research, digital, and information literacy. The librarians work with the Assistant Dean for the Center for Co-op and Career Development, the Director of the Academic Success Program, the Assistant Dean and Director of Bar Admission Programs, and the Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs in planning and supporting student research, digital, and information literacy and to produce graduates who are reflective and well-prepared to embark upon a career of life-long learning. The Law Library provides a wide range of professional development services to assist students and recent graduates in their efforts to master experiential research skills including staffing the Library's for-credit course offerings and other teaching and instruction; presenting informational programs and workshops; developing and offering research information online; fielding research questions and training during co-op placements; prepare for co-op appointments; and providing research assistance, coaching, and tutoring to students.

Each Senior Law Librarian manages several department-head level functions in their specialty. The Law Library has a team management structure, where the dedicated team of attorney librarians and professional staff is charged with sharing strategic legal research, digital, and information literacy skills with faculty, staff, administrators and students. In the area of management and operations for Law Practice, this Senior Law Librarian will investigate legal research in various practice settings and keep up to date on the latest trends and technologies; plan how to adjust and develop the research curriculum to prepare students for practice; investigate law practice technologies and workflow management and participate in law school community planning to better prepare students; work closely with the co-op and career office to better support students and new graduates; train other staff and faculty in these areas; and periodically review the collection and make recommendations to strengthen it based on faculty and student interests.

Qualifications:

Candidates must have completed a J.D. degree from an accredited law school. In addition, a Master of Library or Information Science degree or substantial progress toward this degree is preferred, but we will train the right candidate. Three to five years of professional law library experience is particularly desirable, although we will train the right candidate. Teaching experience is also a plus. Given the law practice focus, some law practice experience as an attorney or law firm librarian is a plus, but not required. Since this management and operations specialty needs to be developed, an ability to investigate, create relationships with lawyers and librarians in practice, and to create recommendations and support structures at the law school are all important. We need a creator, not just a maintainer.

The candidate must enjoy interacting with students, faculty and staff and possess excellent public services skills. Excellent research, reference, writing, and bibliographic skills are required. Word-processing, e-mail, basic web publishing, and basic Excel skills are also required. We need a responsible, motivated, creative team player who is also able to work independently. You must enjoy completing a variety of tasks. Some evening and weekend hours are required.

Additional Information:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply http://apptrkr.com/1307367

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

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Librarian, Youth Services, Portsmouth Public Library, Portsmouth, NH

PORTSMOUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY (NH)

LIBRARIAN I - YOUTH SERVICES (37.5 HOURS)

Salary Range:  $42,149 - $51,125                    

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Master's Degree in Library Science and/or an equivalent combination of education and relevant library experience. Candidates must also have advanced knowledge of the principles and practices of professional library services to children, teens and caregivers; a solid foundation in theories of infant, child and adolescent learning and development and their implications for library service; and knowledge and appreciation of children's and teen literature.

Duties/Responsibilities

  1. Participates in numerous aspects of youth and teen services such as, but not limited to: reference, readers' advisory, outreach visits, grant writing, donation requests, budget allocation, promotion and advertising, establishing community liaisons, attending professional workshops, training of new staff, staying current in library services, implementing new ideas, among other responsibilities.
  2. Participates in materials selection and maintenance of youth and teen information resources, cultural materials, supplies and other collections.
  3. Directs students to academic research sources and delivers other customer reference services.
  4. Acts as a liaison to schools and other civic organizations serving youth and teens to actively promote library services.
  5. Participates in departmental social media efforts
  6. Participates in planning and implementation of library programs
  7. Assists with library outreach activities.
  8. Assists in promoting library services by creating displays and other publicity.

 

Here's a link to the job listing:

https://www.cityofportsmouth.com/hr/job-opportunities#LYS

 

To apply, email materials to jobs@cityofportsmouth.com.

 

To download the City's application form, visit http://files.cityofportsmouth.com/hr/applicationform.pdf

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Knowledge Operations Coordinator, Global Oil & Gas Practice, McKinsey & Company, Waltham, MA

Knowledge Operations Coordinator - Global Oil & Gas Practice

 

Who you'll work with:

You will be report directly to the Global Knowledge Manager and the Global Head of Knowledge (Senior Partner); both are based in Amsterdam and proven leaders and developers of global team members. You will be based in one of our Knowledge Centers (Louvain-la-Neuve, Waltham, MA, USA; Wroclaw, Poland). You will become a core part of the Oil & Gas Practice team supporting global knowledge committee, and collaborating closely with our Senior Practice manager on effective knowledge as well as our Reach & Relevance manager on bringing the best of our knowledge to external audiences. 

The global Oil & Gas Practice serves the leading institutions in the global Oil and Gas industry; we serve clients in all aspects of the industry, from upstream activities such as exploration, drilling production and services, through transportation, refining, commercial and retail marketing. The Practice is concentrated in several hubs (London, Houston, Calgary, Amsterdam, Middle East, Southeast Asia), but has maintains close ties to dozens more in support of the global scope of our clients' operations.  We offer clients a unique combination of strategic, operational, and organizational advisory services, and we work closely with our clients to ensure the growth of their long-term internal capabilities.

 

Qualifications:

  • Academic credentials including strong undergraduate degree and demonstrable intellectual curiosity through professional progression or training
  • Familiarity with the energy sector or Oil & Gas industry a bonus
  • Outstanding written and oral English communication skills required
  • Advanced Excel and MS office skills is essential
  • Demonstrated record of impact with at least three years of professional experience, likely in professional services, academia, or external relations
  • Proven problem-solving skills - highly analytical, accustomed to working on complex, sensitive, time-critical issues, quickly getting up to speed on unfamiliar topics
  • Strong personal presence and credibility; able to work across all levels of seniority in a cross-cultural environment
  • Highly collaborative attitude and aptitude for working as part of a global team
  • Self-motivated, with an appetite for working entrepreneurially and a track record as self-starter
  • Highly collaborative attitude and aptitude for working as part of a global team

 

What you'll do: You will work with our Oil & Gas knowledge leaders to ensure world-class knowledge development and global client impact. 

You will work directly with the global knowledge committee (comprised of service line leadership and global leadership) to support knowledge strategy and our priority knowledge agenda.  You will focus on supporting our global standards in knowledge operations (documentation, codification, and dissemination) that will evolve over time.  There will be opportunity to drive impact in various facets of Practice knowledge, such as operationalizing or innovating new knowledge capture or dissemination approaches.

You will be also a steward of our knowledge resources to ensure consistent delivery to client service teams across the firm. You will support the quality and relevancy of our knowledge base and play a key role in updating materials on an ongoing basis with our service line leadership, experts and research team. There is room for growth and progression into a "first alert" responsibility for practice knowledge and proposal support.  Finally, you'll be a peer counselor to partners, service line leaders, global practice managers, and related operations peers. 

In knowledge building and dissemination, you will support the knowledge manager in driving our priority knowledge agenda, as a facilitator and project manager; you'll also support our external articles development. You'll also have the opportunity to develop and effectively work with a strong network across many units and functions within the firm for best practice exchange and collaboration, and be aware of internal communication channels that are most effective for sharing our work.

Finally, you will run knowledge management processes, for example ensuring regular dialogues; supporting the delivery of quarterly reports and statistics on our knowledge progress, as well as occasional materials appropriate for internal practice meetings.

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Evening Librarian, Instruction & Information Literacy Librarian, Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, MA

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

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

  

Category:

Professional Staff        

Department:

Library & Learning Commons

Locations:

Boston, MA

Posted:

Oct 02, '18

Type:

Full-time

Ref. No.:

UNP

    

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About Bunker Hill Community College:

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

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

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

COLLEGE GOALS:

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

Living in Boston:

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


Job Description:

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

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

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

Librarian/Faculty Collaborations: Librarians work with faculty:

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

Information Literacy Instruction:

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

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

Librarian/Student:

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

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

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

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


Requirements:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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


Additional Information:

Salary Range: $54,956.00-$60,000.00 Actual Salary Will Be Commensurate With Education and Experience in Accordance with MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement.  Full state Benefits.

Grade: 5, Unit-professional position

Review Date:  To Ensure Consideration Application Materials Must Be Received By October 18, 2018.

Apply online here

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Director, Warner Historical Society, Warner, NH

The Warner (NH) Historical Society seeks candidates for Executive Director to lead the organization into its second half century. This 20 hours/week position at $21.15/hour requires a passion for local history, effective communication skills to inspire an energetic corps of volunteers, and the ability to support a well established and ambitious annual calendar of exhibits, events and activities.

Candidates should have experience with an active working Board of Directors, overseeing both short and long-range planning, budgeting, volunteer supervision, program evaluation, and demonstrated success in fundraising. Strong writing and presentation skills along with social media use are a must. We seek a self-starter with a BA in Museum Studies or Non Profit Management or with comparable experience.

A complete position description may be found at www.warnerhistorical.org.

Please send a letter of interest with resume by October 26 addressed to: Selection Committee at info@warnerhistorical.org or Warner Historical Society, PO Box 189, Warner, NH 03278.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: 22,000

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Genealogist, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA

Genealogist

The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) seeks a service-oriented individual with genealogical research experience for the full-time, on-site position of Genealogist. The successful applicant will join an experienced team providing reference assistance and instruction to library patrons at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels of genealogical and historical research. Genealogists prepare and deliver educational content in a variety of forms, including print publications, in-person lectures and conference presentations, webinars, and online courses and subject guides. NEHGS is looking for a Genealogist who will be committed to excellence and will help the team achieve its goal of delivering professional, knowledgeable, helpful, and courteous service to NEHGS members and the public.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides reference assistance in person, by phone, and electronically to patrons with a wide variety of research interests and experience.
  • Gives scheduled one-on-one consultations to assist patrons with their research.
  • Prepares and delivers presentations for groups at the library and beyond.
  • Participates in the development of online reference and educational content, including webinars and online courses.
  • Keeps current with developments in the field of genealogy.
  • Creates research guides in relevant subject areas.
  • Provides written contributions to NEHGS publications.
  • Represents NEHGS at conferences and on research tours.
  • Work schedule is Tuesday through Saturday, onsite at our location in Boston.

Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of genealogical research methodology, standards, and sources (both print and online), and ability to instruct library patrons in how to apply and use them.
  • Expertise in two or more subject areas of genealogy.
  • Minimum of two to three years of experience providing reference, research, or customer service.
  • Experience with or interest in online reference delivery and current and emerging technologies, including social media tools and chat software, and their applications for patron services.
  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, and strong public-speaking ability.
  • Professional, dependable, flexible, and constructive work ethic.
  • Evidence of interest in professional and scholarly activities.
  • Working knowledge of one or more non-English languages is a plus.

How To Apply:

Please send resume, sample of genealogical research, and compelling cover letter to: 
Michelle Major, Director of Human Resources 
mmajor@nehgs.org

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Collection Development Librarian, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Collection Development Librarian, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Library Assistant/Associate Professor

 

Description:

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

 

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

 

Responsibilities:

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

 

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

 

To Apply:

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

 

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.

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Commons Technology Specialist, Providence College, Providence, RI

The Phillips Memorial Library at Providence College seeks applications for a Commons Technology Specialist.

 

This is a full-time (35-hour per week), Monday - Friday position, where the hours are 10:00 am - 6:00 pm.  The Commons Technology Specialist provides primary technology support, advanced user and systems support, and digital information content services to the Library + Commons, as well as to College faculty, students and staff. Will also serve as primary library liaison to IT and collaborate on all technology initiatives and coordinate the technology workflows in the library, including technical oversight of special projects and programs.

 

Essential duties:

  1. Provide ongoing technology and technical support of library systems, and hardware/software critical to the services and operations of the Library+Commons and maintain knowledge of existing and emerging hardware, software, and communications technologies across a variety of platforms. Coordinate reporting and resolution of day-to-day technology problems to IT; develop and deliver technical training through a variety of channels, develop and maintain training content and support documentation in a variety of formats, and contribute to training planning efforts in the Library+Commons and to the campus community. Maintain and assist in developing tools and applications to support, promote, access, and analyze library collections and operations. Assist with the integration of new technology solutions to ensure access to library collections and the integration of new technology solutions into existing library system; provide tactical and operational support of library systems that support key functions and services; incorporate new and constantly changing technologies into department workflows and serve on technology team within the Library+Commons. May serve as lead to other staff on the technology team.
  2. Actively participate in ongoing public services functional workflows within the department. Regularly assist library patrons in their needs concerning hardware, software, research, printing, processing, formatting, product creation, Web/e-mail communications, digitation, etc. especially from the public service desks. Provide advanced to expert-level problem solving help and advanced problem referrals to Research & Education and other specialized staff. Demonstrate facility to assists users with technology needs of varying complexities.
  3. Provide general research, education, and related user technology, and technical support in the Library+Commons and in collaboration with other campus service partners as assigned. Participate in cross-functional Library+Commons initiatives, and contribute to quantitative and qualitative assessment of services through data-gathering and analysis.

For more information, please visit:

https://careers.providence.edu/postings/3228

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Senior Web Content Specialist, AvenueCX, Norwood, MA

SENIOR WEB CONTENT SPECIALIST

Position Type: Contract, Long Term, Onsite

Location: Norwood, MA

Telecommuting: Not available

Hours: 35-40 hours/week

Compensation: 45-55 DOE

Responsibilities:

  • Primarily responsible for adding, modifying, and maintaining site content as well as implementing approved digital enhancements within Sitecore CMS.
  • Setup new site pages/sections and campaign landing pages within Sitecore
  • Continually monitor the website content management system in a proactive manner to ensure that information is accurate, content is current and pages are free of errors.
  • Verify compatibility within all browsers and across mobile devices.
  • Work with digital agencies and product managers to test new content before moving to production
  • Maintain metadata and other inputs in the system to optimize search engine results.
  • Keep up to date on all Web guidelines and standards. Work with Web Communications to make certain that the proper guidelines are followed across all digital channels.
  • Respond to user enquiries, comments and suggestions.
  • Perform image manipulation tasks such as creating thumbnails, image resize, file format conversion and simple image edits.
  • Maintain multimedia, including photo galleries, slideshows, and videos embedded in Web pages.
  • Manage and assign all work request within Workfront database.
  • Distribute posting notification to the appropriate stakeholders.
  • Verify that all content is approved through proper channels and systems prior to posting.
  • Work with Web Development team on the design and implementation of new processes and systems relevant to Online Experience
  • Work with assigned product groups to implement projects, campaigns, and new product offerings.

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to work effectively both as a team member and independently.
  • Demonstrate ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work with minimal supervision in a team environment.
  • Strong organization skills with emphasis on being conscientious and detail-oriented.
  • Be conversant in web basics.
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills in order to effectively communicate with a wide variety of staff regarding the publication of information on the web.
  • Must have experience coordinating with cross-functional team to understand the business requirements and translate them into Content.
  • Skills to train/mentor junior staff, create & provide training material is a plus.
  • Knowledge of multimedia/creative: e.g., interactive/web content, digital graphics/optimization.

Required Skills:

  • Experience as a web content coordinator in a fast-paced agency or in-house setting with content maintenance responsibilities.
  • Experience with Sitecore CMS a strong plus.
  • Ability to manage time and workload effectively which includes planning, organizing, and prioritizing with attention to details.
  • Working knowledge of computer software such as Windows, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, as well as experience with social networking websites.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with HTML, CSS, and Web analytics.

Sent resumes and cover letter to staffing@avenuecx.com.

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Executive Director, Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA

Position announcement and information on how to apply are available here: http://artsconsulting.com/employment/society-of-arts-and-crafts-executive-director/

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Project Manager, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Art Museums seeks a highly organized and dynamic temporary project assistant to help support a new workshop within the Division of European and American Art funded by the Getty Foundation. The Harvard Art Museums will host a three-day workshop for early and mid-career curators from around the world and is designed specifically to question and contextualize prints and drawings on a technical level. More information about the program can be found on the Harvard Art Museums website. The temporary project assistant will perform a variety of complex administrative/support duties, manage communication with internal and external stakeholders, and provide logistical oversight supporting activities and planning related to the workshop. Reporting to a three-member project team, the Program Assistant is the key point of contact for all workshop-related tasks.

Schedule:

The duration of this position is approximately 30 weeks, January 7 through July 26, 2019, as follows:

  • January 7 - January 18: Full-time, 35 hours per week
  • January 21 - May 31: Part-time, 17 hours per week
  • June 3 - July 26: Full-time, 35 hours per week Full-time hours are Monday-Friday, 9am to 5pm. Part-time hours can be flexible Monday-Friday between the hours of 9am and 5pm, with consistency in timing preferred.

Application Procedure: Please apply by November 1, 2018 by sending a resume and cover letter via email to am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: $30/hr

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Library Administrator, MassBay Community College, Wellesley Hills, MA

Performs duties in connection with patron assistance, circulation, collection maintenance, and other basic library functions. Aids library users in locating and using materials; charge, renew and discharge library books and materials; and performs related work as required. Aids in the maintenance, preparation, distribution and lending of library books and other materials.


Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  •  Assists library users by responding to inquiries and providing information concerning library materials, library and college rules and procedures, and library facilities;
  • Provides general reference services; train and assist library patrons in the use of the online catalog, reference, book and periodical collections, and electronic resources;
  • Charge, renew and discharge library materials using manual, mechanized or automated systems to record the disposition of library materials; maintain records and statistics of circulation and other daily activities;
  • Conducts searches of materials to determine which are in print, on order or in stock before ordering; and updates various records, files, etc. to reflect such findings;
  • Verify proper location of books and other library materials by searching the library for misplaced items; by retrieving books as requested; and by placing books and other library materials in the proper locations to facilitate use and accountability of library materials;
  • Assist and instruct users in the operation of copiers, microfilm/microfiche reader printers, microcomputers and any additional equipment; performs routine maintenance on equipment;
  • Opens and/or closes the Library for patrons in a timely manner. Checks library equipment (copiers, computers, printers) for readiness and troubleshoots equipment problems (replacing toner, removing paper jams, etc.);
  • Perform bibliographic instruction;
  • Perform collection maintenance by shelving books and periodicals;
  • Perform bibliographic searches for faculty and for other purposes;
  • May provide support to library automation projects;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited institution with previous experience in the utilization of library automated systems and electronic reference resources. Demonstrated written and presentation

Full/Part Time

Part Time

Education

MLS

Salary

$25.00 per hour

Closing Date

October 20, 2018

How to Apply

To Apply: Please complete our online application by clicking on link below. Include letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references with their contact information. Finalist candidates must provide official transcripts/certifications.

https://massbay.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=99527

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Library Web Systems Engineer (Contractor), Analog Devices, Wilmington, MA

Contract Library Web Systems Engineer, Analog Devices, Wilmington, MA

Term: Week of October 15 - December 5, 2018

 

The Technical & Marketing Information Services (TMIS) group provides Analog Devices' worldwide locations with online access to research and information resources in a fully digital environment. We are seeking a contactor to participate in the support of TMIS systems and services across a wide range of technologies and platforms.

 

The person who fills this contracted position will be focused on main projects that require:

  • Administrative knowledge of JIRA Service Desk
  • Knowledge of SharePoint and SharePoint Designer 2013 at a level of expertise that allows for enhancement, troubleshooting and maintenance.
  • Processing data loads using: MarcEdit, OpenRefine, FileZilla and Excel
  • Knowledge of PHP framework based forum applications, exampled: Simple Machines Forum and MySQL databases

 

Other areas of responsibility include:

  • Ability to troubleshoot and collaborate with remote users
  • Custom web development to enhance existing functionality and content on the TMIS web site (CMSMS)
  • System Administration on TMIS servers and related software as needed (Linux, RHEL 6)
  • Updating, customizing, and maintaining usage statistics & analytics tools (currently Matomo)
  • Creating and updating documentation of these systems as needed (OneNote, Confluence)
  • Acting as the primary liaison with the IT department and other systems stakeholders across ADI

 

Qualifications:

  • BSCS (or related degree) with 3-5 years progressive experience in web and system design and support or equivalent education and experience is required
  • Experience with both Linux and Windows environments is required
  • Web design, scripting skills, and software knowledge are essential, including HTML, XML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, and other languages as needed.
  • Experience with OpenRefine, MARCEdit and FTP software required
  • Excellent oral and written English-language communication skills are required
  • Experience setting up library applications such as link resolvers, electronic resource management systems, and discovery services is strongly desired
  • Experience with SharePoint APIs and SharePoint Designer is desired
  • Experience with Atlassian tools (JIRA core, Confluence and JIRA Service Desk is desired)
  • Experience with MySQL Database desired

 

Interested candidates should send a resume and brief statement of their interest, qualifications, and availability to tmis@analog.com

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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.

September 28th, 2018

Long-Term Temporary Employment Opportunity

 (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 October 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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Physical Sciences Librarian, Brown University, Providence, RI

Brown University

Physical Sciences Librarian

 

The Brown University Library seeks a motivated, innovative and service-oriented Physical Sciences Librarian to serve the students and faculty in the physical sciences (Departments of Chemistry; Physics; Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences (DEEPS); pure and applied Mathematics; and the School of Engineering) by providing and sustaining library services and collections in support of research, teaching, and learning.  

 

Reporting to the Head of Health and Science Information Services, the Physical Sciences Librarian: provides outreach for research support, scholarly communications, and instruction and teaching; develops library collections in all formats supporting physical sciences and mathematics; assesses impact of services and collection development in the physical sciences and recommends changes in direction or need for additional resources as shown by the data gathered; collaborates with colleagues from across the Brown University Library to develop information resources, programs, and services in support of interdisciplinary programs; and maintains a high level of professional engagement both with colleagues in other institutions and with the professional literature.

 

Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Library & Information Sciences from an ALA accredited institution and a bachelor's or master's degree in a physical science or engineering discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • Two (2) years experience in an academic or research library. Willing to consider applications from recent library school graduates with appropriate experience and education.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of information resources in the physical sciences and engineering, including relevant information technology tools and applications.

 

Competencies

  • To support Brown's commitment to diversity, and to foster inclusion, respect, and equity in Library instruction and outreach, the Physical Sciences Librarian will be expected to include people of all races, ethnicities, creeds, socioeconomic classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, and disability statuses in work activities.
  • Demonstrated success in delivering effective instruction and research support independently and in a team-based environment.
  • Strong public presentation, interpersonal, and communication skills. Excellent skills in collaboration and teamwork within a dynamic, continually, evolving environment. Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of research data management lifecycle and other current issues in scholarly communication.
  • Knowledge of scholarly metrics and impact evaluation tools and resources (preferred).
  • Commitment to excellent public services, improving the library user experience, and continuous improvement through assessment.
  • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to work creatively and effectively, both independently and as a team member.

 

To Apply: please visit Brown University's career opportunities website at:   https://brown.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/staff-careers-brown/jobs and reference REQ150473

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Job Description:

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

Job Summary:

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

Essential Duties:

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


Requirements:

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


Additional Information:

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

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

All offers of employment are contingent on satisfactory background checking.


Application Instructions:

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

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

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Per Diem Librarian, Glen Urquhart School, Beverly, MA

Position Available: Glen Urquhart School Per Diem Librarian

Beginning Immediately

Description: Glen Urquhart School, a PK-8 independent day school 40 minutes north of Boston, seeks a Per Diem Librarian to manage new book processing. We seek a dynamic and flexible individual who loves the written word and understands how to engage children in the appreciation of a library. 10-16 hours/month with flexible scheduling. This position is not eligible for benefits.

Qualifications: We seek a librarian who appreciates children's literature, who understands how young people learn, and who can work in a shared and cooperative environment. Candidates should be familiar with library science, book processing, and Destiny software (or be willing to learn). We prefer a candidate with a library science degree and proficiency with library automation. Glen Urquhart School seeks candidates who will add to the racial, cultural, and gender diversity of our school community.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the mission and philosophy of the School
  • Cataloging and classifying library materials
  • Maintaining a supportive and engaging environment in the library
  • Meeting with the Assistant Head of School as scheduled

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references via email with the subject line "Librarian" to gusjobs@gus.org.

Glen Urquhart School, 74 Hart Street, Beverly Farms, MA 01915

Glen Urquhart School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic background, age, disability, or military service in its hiring, employment or other programs and activities.

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Principal Intelligence Analyst, Sanofi Genzyme Research Library, Westborough, MA

Principal Intelligence Analyst, Sanofi Genzyme Research Library, Westborough, MA

 

DESCRIPTION:

The position of Principal Intelligence Analyst in the Sanofi Genzyme Research Library (SGRL) will be responsible for providing information research expertise on competitors, drugs in development, industry and competitor news, industry trends, sales forecasts and disease assessments in support of Sanofi Genzyme businesses. They will complete moderately complex information projects, using specialized secondary research sources. They will develop and apply subject matter expertise in relevant therapeutic areas.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research critical business questions using a broad range of specialized databases and digital  resources
  • Collaborate with commercial team members to identify research needs and provide relevant intelligence
  • Respond to ad hoc literature and competitive information requests across all therapeutic areas in collaboration with other Intelligence Analysts.
  • Deliver and present accurate high-quality research results, including competitor and market overviews, drug pipeline landscapes and diseases assessments
  • Monitor industry news and developments important to Sanofi Genzyme and produce  internal newsletters
  • Maintain key relationships with leadership and client groups and identify opportunities for building relationships in commercial groups
  • Support resource acquisition decisions through subject matter expertise and evaluation of existing and new resources.
  • Serve as the key contact for specified business units for information research
  • Participate with Research Library team members in implementing  and promoting  tools and services

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree Required
  • Minimum of 5 years in an information research position
  • Demonstrated ability to work with many cross-functional partners
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and direction
  • Perform work that requires decision making and the consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion.
  • Excellent communication skills with all levels in the organization

 

PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master Degree in Library Science, Business or Life Sciences
  • 5+ years in a pharmaceutical or life sciences corporate environment
  • Knowledge of the therapeutic areas of Immunology and Oncology

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.
 

At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.

 

For more information or to apply, please go to: https://sanofi.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/SanofiCareers/job/Westborough-MA/Principal-Intelligence-Analyst--Sanofi-Genzyme-Research-Library--Westborough--MA_R2475542

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

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



Senior Reference Librarian & Instruction Coordinator



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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

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Information Products Team, Baker Library, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA

Baker Library 

Knowledge and Library Services, Harvard Business School

(Part-time; no benefits)

 

This is a hybrid position that consists of digital production, copy editing, business research and writing. Please send your resume with a cover letter that speaks specifically to your skills, experience and aptitude for the below tasks.  

 

 

Key Responsibilities

Digital Production/Publishing

  • Produce digital products (newsletters, web pages) using multiple platforms & formats  (Silverpop/IBM Engage, CMS, HTML)
  • Perform photo and graphical editing (ex: selecting and sizing images for newsletters & web pages)
  • Troubleshoot technical & access issues by working with the vendor, HBS & HU departments, Baker Library content creators/curators

 

Copy editing/Proofreading/Production

  • Organize & execute the final stages of the information products life cycle, including formatting (MS Word template), proofing/copy editing (based on the product style guide), the delivery of products for publishing, and archiving.

 

Business Research & Writing

  • Leverage the holdings of Baker Library's digital collections and third party databases/information sources in the creation of information products
  • Research, curate, and synthesize content for business topics, industries or companies
  • Business writing: clearly and concisely develop your research findings into new information resources, including  bibliographic essays, company overviews and other products

 

Basic Qualifications (Required for this position):

  • Master's degree or equivalent graduate education in Library/Information Science or other relevant discipline. 
  • Minimum 5 years of professional-level experience in information research or digital production.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in the use of common tools (ex: content management systems, curation and publishing tools, e-marketing tools) for information access, management, analysis, and presentation.
  • Pro-actively participate and clearly communicate in multi-step, multi-person production processes
  • Excellent organizational, writing, communication, and interpersonal skills; a superb team player

 

Additional Qualifications (Preferred Skills, Experience, Credentials) needed for this position:

  • Experience with the following curation and publishing tools: Zotero, Feedly, Silverpop (IBM/Engage), EzPublish
  • Ability to take initiative and thrive in an evolving and collaborative environment and produce timely, high quality results
  • Ability to thrive in an evolving and collaborative environment and produce timely, high quality results

 

 

Schedule: 10-17 hours per week
Salary: Hourly rate dependent on qualifications and experience

To apply: Please submit resume and cover letter to David Yahoodik at dyahoodik@psgstaffing.com.

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Youth Services Librarian, Ames Free Library, North Easton, MA

Institution: Ames Free Library

Job: Youth Services Librarian

Duties /Description:

Be part of a lively, creative, award-winning library staff!  The Ames Free Library in North Easton seeks an energetic, reliable individual with a genuine enjoyment for working with youth of all ages. We will be looking for experience in:

  • Collection development & readers advisory for teen materials
  • Teen programming, including organizing the summer reading program
  • Social media & website management
  • Effective management of Teen Advisory Board

 

The Youth Services Librarian works closely with Children's Librarian on outreach & programming, and helps with story times as needed. This is a part time position that includes two evening shifts and a Saturday rotation. No benefits.

 

Qualifications:

MLS and at least a year of experience with Youth Services; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary: $23/hour

Closing Date: Position open until filled.

Send:

Resume and cover letter to:

Ian Dunbar, Assistant Director

53 Main Street, North Easton, MA 02356.

Email: idunbar@amesfreelibrary.org

fax: 508-238-2980

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Records Generalist, LWC, Boston, MA

The Records Generalist will support all of the Information Management team's records management responsibilities on behalf of Loring, Wolcott & Coolidge Trust, LLC, on a temporary assignment basis. Integrity, discretion, and respect for confidential information are absolutely essential.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, scan, and index office documents utilizing the office scanning procedures into the document management system in a timely manner.
  • Research and assist in the development of records retention schedules with business users. Transfer records into archival boxes or files, index the contents into inventories, and bar code the boxes or files for submittal to a commercial vendor. 
  • Initiate sending or retrieval of archival boxes and files with the office's document storage vendor and facilitate our document shredding pickups and deliveries. 
  • Support the annual destruction process for the office, both paper and electronic.
  • Maintain inventory logs for offsite and onsite records to properly track document storage and retention. Follow-up on borrowed materials according to a set schedule.
  • Proactively support individual departments in the office in routine records management activities and special projects.
  • Propose and implement enhancements to the electronic and paper based programs, both on and offsite, and foster best practices and maintain procedures within records management.
  • Support other Information Team members in their areas of responsibility and other duties as assigned.

 

 

Education and Experience:

  • Recommended 1-3 years previous working experience in an investment, finance, banking, or professional services environment.
  • Bachelor's Degree is strongly desired.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (especially Excel, Word and Outlook) is required.
  • Must be able to lift an archive box weighing up to 55 pounds on a regular or as needed basis.
  • Familiarity with eDocs Hummingbird versions .10 - .16 strongly desired.
  • Familiarity with Iron Mountain Connect and Kofax a plus.

 

Skills Required:

  • Solid customer service and attention to detail skills are essential.
  • Must be able to learn new concepts within a complex and demanding environment.
  • Must be willing and able to "own" the process and take responsibility for meeting challenging deadlines. This may require flexibility in hours from time to time.
  • Have strong relationship management skills.
  • Have both a strong work ethic and a sense of "getting it right".
  • Be a self-starter, self-motivated individual who is able to organize and manage own workload in a fast-paced environment.
  • Have a "can do" attitude and be willing to do whatever it takes, consistent with the expectations for everyone else in the office.

 

 

Reporting:
This position will report to the Manager of the Information Team.

  

This position is temporary, non-exempt, and is required to be in the office between 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. It may necessitate flexibility in hours, from time to time, with little or no advance notice. The duration of the temporary assignment is expected to last up to 6 months with the opportunity for extension.

 

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and is subject to change by the employer, as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Resume and cover letter should be submitted to careers@lwcotrust.com

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Public Services Librarian, Worcester Public Library, Worcester, MA

PUBLIC SERVICES LIBRARIAN (GRADUATE LIBRARIAN 2)

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:

Education: MLS from a library school accredited by the American Library Association or approved by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners Experience: Relevant experience will be considered 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

Open Until Filled To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter (required for consideration) 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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Librarian, Bunker Hill Community College Library, Boston, MA

Position Title: Part-Time Librarian, Two Positions

Summary of Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director of the Library and Learning Commons, this position will work in the Bunker Hill Community College Library & Learning Commons on the Charlestown campus.

This position is for up to 18 hours per week and includes evening shifts.

Primary Job Duties

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

Required Qualifications

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

 

Preferred Qualifications

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

 

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

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Acquisitions & Serials Coordinator, Goddard Library, Clark University, Worcester, MA

Clark University's Goddard Library seeks to fill the position of Acquisitions & Serials Coordinator. Reporting to the Head of Collections Management, the successful candidate will oversee the Library's acquisitions and serials and the staff and workflows of this unit. Primary responsibilities for this position include managing the acquisitions of library resources in all formats; supervising daily operations of the unit's staff; recording, monitoring, and reporting on all expenditures and related financial activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Included in a range of responsibilities, the Acquisitions & Serials Coordinator will:

  • Process invoices and resolve problems with outstanding orders and bills.
  • Serve as the primary vendor contact for these activities.
  • Reconcile acquisitions funds with university budget lines.
  • Compile, monitor, manage, review, analyze, and report the expenditures and financial reporting for the Library acquisitions budget of over $1.5 million.
  • Collaborate with Collections Head and other staff on selected acquisitions initiatives and issues, including evolving acquisitions and other library technology, acquisitions policies, database and vendor selection, etc.
  • Additional responsibilities in other library units, as needed and depending on skills and background.

Qualifications for the position:

Required:

  • ALA accredited master's degree or Bachelor's degree with 2 years of related Library experience.
  • Minimum of one year of library experience with acquisitions or similar purchasing duties in a business environment.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles with respect to library acquisitions, including fund accounting.
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to effectively manage time and set priorities.
  • Effective analytical, oral, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented.

Preferred:

  • Previous supervisory and academic library experience.
  • Experience compiling and reviewing acquisitions data for decision-making.
  • Proficiency using an integrated library system (Voyager highly preferred), particularly the Acquisitions module, especially the ledgers section;
  • Experience with bibliographic utilities, such as OCLC and YBP's Gobi.
  • Experience in a library serials unit.
  • Demonstrated strong technology and troubleshooting skills; ability to both to collaborate and to work independently.

This is a full-time, 40 hours per week, 12 month position with excellent benefits, which include employee and family tuition benefits, 4 weeks' vacation, generous retirement plan, free use of campus fitness center and many more.

Application Materials:

Review of applications will begin September 25, 2018. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience. Please email résumé and cover letter to <resumes@clarku.edu>. Applicants must reference Job code 199853 in the subject line to be considered for this position.

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Reference Librarian, Abington Public Library, Abington, MA

Abington Public Library

Part-time Reference Librarian 

The Abington Public Library is accepting applications for a part-time (14 - 18 hours per week) Reference Librarian. The successful candidate will possess a positive customer service attitude and the ability to be friendly, courteous and tactful with the public, as well as proficiency in the areas of responsibility detailed below.      

 

Areas of Responsibility: Assists the public in meeting information needs using print, non-print, electronic, and Internet resources. Provides in-house, telephone and e-mail reference service to library users. Provides instruction to the public in using all of the library's resources by means of individual assistance, conducting workshops and preparing handouts and other print materials. Working with the Library Director and the Assistant Librarian for Adult Services, selects and catalogs adult non-fiction and reference materials in print, non-print and electronic formats using professionally recognized standards. Working with the Library Director and the Assistant Librarian for Adult Services, assesses adult non-fiction and reference collections and withdraws as necessary to retain the currency, accuracy and  relevance of the collection. Organizes and indexes reference materials, such as local community resources files, a directory of Internet resources, and local, state and federal government documents. Prepares reading lists, bibliographies and displays of topical materials to meet patron needs. Creates appropriate signage for adult reference and non-fiction areas. Coordinates non-fiction and reference materials with the Abington Public Schools secondary level curriculum frameworks and assignments. Working with the Children's Librarian, develops and presents instructional lessons for upper-elementary and secondary school class visits. Assists the Library Director and other designated staff members in maintaining and troubleshooting technology. Occasionally assists at the circulation desk and all staff members may be called upon to perform other library duties as assigned. 

 

Qualifications: ALA accredited MLS or equivalent school library media specialist advanced degree strongly preferred. Bachelor's degree including course work in library science, children's/young adult literature and information technology required, with enrollment in an ALA accredited MLS program or a graduate program for school library media desirable.  Knowledge of the principles and practices of professional librarianship is essential.  Experience working with children/teens in either a public library or school situation required.  Ability to work comfortably in a Windows environment with thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, desktop publishing and email is necessary. Working knowledge of the use of computers for library functions; knowledge of SIRSI/DYNIX Symphony preferred.  Demonstrated willingness to stay current with technological trends. Excellent written, verbal and customer service skills. Ability to frequently walk, stand, bend, stoop, kneel, sit, reach above the head and lift up to 30 pounds; strength is needed to push loaded book trucks and arrange furniture in the meeting rooms.

    

Hours and Benefits: This is a non-union position and not eligible for benefits. Typical schedule includes two weekday shifts, one evening per week, and rotating Saturdays during the academic year (typically late August through late May). The salary is $21.19 per hour.

 

Closing Date: October 9, 2018 at 5:00 PM.

 

Submit: Resume, cover letter and Town of Abington employment application which may be found on the Town of Abington website:

http://www.abingtonma.gov/sites/abingtonma/files/file/file/employment_app.pdf

to: Deborah Grimmett, Library Director at ablib@ocln.org. EOE.

 

While electronic submissions are preferred, submissions may be mailed to:

Deborah Grimmett, Library Director

Abington Public Library

600 Gliniewicz Way

Abington, MA 02351

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Library Director, E.C. Scranton Memorial Library, Madison, CT

Library Director, E.C. Scranton Memorial Library, Madison, Connecticut

 

The Scranton Library Board of Trustees seeks a full-time Library Director to oversee and supervise all operations of the E.C. Scranton Memorial Library located in beautiful Madison, Connecticut. This is an exciting opportunity to provide direction and leadership as the library undergoes a major expansion and renovation project with an anticipated completion date of fall 2020. The library, located in an historic building designed by Henry Bacon in the heart of downtown, boasts a circulation over 130,000 volumes and over 100,000 library visits per year.

 

The Scranton Library offers a competitive salary and benefits.

 

Job Summary

In keeping with the mission of the E.C. Scranton Memorial 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, collaborates on fundraising efforts, creates public relations materials, supervises staff and volunteers, oversees the physical plant, and stays informed of developments in library management. In addition, the Library Director serves as a member ex officio of the Board of Trustees and attends monthly meetings of the Scranton Library Friends. As the chief representative of the library, the Library Director communicates with and provides information to Madison officials, staff and boards on a regular basis.

Essential job duties include:

  • Ensure all library services are of the highest quality and adequately meet the needs of the Madison Community.

  • Assist the Board with both long and short range plans to support and promote the mission of the library and address issues as they arise.

  • Compile library statistics and create reports for monthly meetings of the Board of Trustees, the Library's annual report and the Connecticut State Library.

  • Manage and oversee the evaluation, planning and execution of library programs for children, teens and adults; the selection and maintenance of library materials including books, media, and electronic resources that meet the needs of the community; the purchasing, utilization, and maintenance of technology to deliver, monitor and enhance library services.

  • Prepare the annual budget for Board review and approval in a timely manner.

  • Coordinate, communicate and cooperate with the Board of Finance and Board of Selectmen in preparing the annual budget.

  • Collaborate with the Development Committee to lead fundraising efforts such as  writing and administering the Annual Appeal and other planned giving programs.

  • Act as a conduit between the Board, Scranton Library Friends, and staff to ensure smooth implementation of fund-raising activities.

  • Manage internal and external communication of the Library including but not limited to brochures, newsletters, fliers, and newspaper articles.

  • Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with the Madison Town Government, Madison Public Schools, the Madison Art Society, and other community organizations.

  • Oversee the hiring, evaluation and when necessary, termination of all staff.

  • Administer employee benefits programs.

  • Provide direction for the maintenance of an attractive, safe, comfortable, and convenient building to serve the public.

  • Provide leadership and direction for major development projects including upcoming construction and renovation of facilities.

  • Participate in state and regional library organizations, as appropriate, to advocate for relevant library issues.

 

Requirements

Candidates must have an MLS degree from an accredited school, in addition to five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in library administration and staff supervision, including three (3) years in the supervision of a public library major department or as a director of a public library. A combination of education and experience which demonstrates the ability to successfully meet the requirements of the position may be considered.

 

Candidates must possess vision, creativity, motivational and technological skills. Must express a willingness to become involved in the community and understand its needs as well as recognize future library trends and move the E.C. Scranton Memorial Library in those directions. Candidates must have the energy and commitment to meet the challenge of The Board's effort to renovate and transform the library.

 

The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to prepare and publicly present reports in a clear and concise manner. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to think critically; to draw conclusions or approaches to problems and implement solutions. Must have the ability to foster relationships and deal effectively with officials, business owners, outside agencies, employees, and the general public.

 

Town of Madison

Madison, located on the Connecticut shoreline, is a residential community with Connecticut's longest sandy beaches. With an unspoiled natural environment and well-run, efficient town government, Madison boasts one of Connecticut's best performing public school system. Madison is located in southern New England on the I-95 corridor halfway between New York City and Boston. The town's 18,000 residents enjoy the downtown business district of charming locally run retail establishments. Recreational activities are abundant with the town's beaches, parks, a town farm and miles of town owned hiking trails. Learn more about Madison at www.madisonedc.com and www.madisonct.com.

 

Application

Please submit cover letter, salary requirements, past three years salary and resume to scrantonlibraryhr@scrantonlibrary.org or Director Application, E.C. Scranton Memorial Library, 801 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443.

 

No telephone inquiries.

Applications submitted by November 30, 2018 will be considered.

E.C. Scranton Memorial Library is an EOE Employer.

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Librarian, Bunker Hill Community College, Chelsea, MA

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

Summary of Job Responsibilities

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

This position is temporary.

Primary Job Duties

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

Required Qualifications

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

 

Preferred Qualifications

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

 

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

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Library Outreach Coordinator, ML Learning Initiative, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA

The MIT Media Lab Learning Initiative seeks an outreach coordinator for our work with public libraries, helping develop the public library innovation exchange (PLIX) program that brings together librarians and Media Lab researchers to co-design new education programming that can be offered in public libraries and other informal educational settings.

PLIX has three components: (1) residency exchanges, where we match a public library with a Media Lab researcher to visit each other and develop a new education program together; (2) online webinars and a community for librarians and Media Lab collaborators; and (3) a public website, where we host resources to help libraries adapt and deploy PLIX programs. 

The successful candidate will coordinate all aspects of this project. In addition, the candidate would develop and drive new ways to better support the growth and development of our community.

Responsibilities

  • Support the development of new education programing for public libraries - Identify Media Lab researchers whose work is relevant to public libraries; identify and develop connections with public libraries that are interested in collaborating with the Media Lab; set up and support exchanges between the researchers and librarians and help them jointly develop and document new education programs and assist in project documentation and resource & kit development.
  • Grow the community of participating public libraries - Host and organize webinars for public librarians who cannot participate in the exchanges; design an onboarding pipeline for other public libraries; plan a face-to-face PLIX workshop that hosts dozens of librarians at the Media Lab for community building and professional development; foster a friendly and supportive online community of public libraries sharing resources and support with each other, and actively participate in the online community.
  • Manage the project operations - Serve as the main point of contact for project related inquiries and manage all aspects of the project.
  • Outreach and communication - Write and talk about the project; organize and host monthly community calls; publish a community newsletter; maintain and expand our public facing project website and blog; coordinate conference and event participation; share project updates at library events and convenings.
  • Strategy - Work closely with senior members of the learning initiative to review and refine overall strategy for the PLIX project and other Learning Initiative outreach programs.

Qualifications

  • Track record of successful projects in education and/or public libraries.
  • Exceptionally organized with 1-2 years of experience in a project management or project coordinator role.
  • Preference for candidates with an MLS degree or comparable work experience with public libraries.
  • Strong communication skills; experience with online community building is a plus.

To apply, go to careers.mit.edu and search for job ID#16536.

How to Apply

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Copyright Librarian, Circulation, U.S. Naval War College Library, Newport, RI

The U.S. Naval War College (NWC) Library, Newport, Rhode Island is hiring! The NWC Library invites applications for a newly created position as Copyright Librarian in the Circulation Department. Named in honor of Rear Admiral Henry Effingham Eccles, the Library recently adopted a Learning Commons model with the completion of a new, state-of-the-art, 86,000 square foot facility that brings together under one roof the Library, Writing Center, Information Resources Department (IT), Dean of Students, Café, and Bookstore. The Copyright Librarian serves as a knowledgeable and service-oriented licensing and copyright professional who leads the copyright program for the NWC. This includes performing a variety of functions and processes that relate to the implementation of copyright policy, formulation of procedures, licensing negotiation, workflows, and obtaining copyright permissions for all forms of published and unpublished materials requested by all NWC faculty and staff.

 

This federal (GS) position is open to all qualified U.S. citizens. 

See USAJOBS announcement for requirements. 

The application process will be open from September 24-28Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience; position includes a full federal benefits package.

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Director, Library Services, Castleton University, VT

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

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

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

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

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

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Research Librarian, Harvard College Library, Cambridge, MA

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

 

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

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Bibliographic Researcher, Harvard Law School Library, Cambridge, MA

Bibliographic Researcher (3 months)

 

Harvard Law School Library is looking for a Bibliographic Researcher to help the Faculty Research and Information Delivery Assistance (FRIDA) team. This position is a three-month term position for up to 35 hours per week. Duties include processing materials, books, and articles for faculty members; walking to libraries across campus to get books; delivering books to faculty offices; picking up books from faculty offices; scanning articles and chapters; processing routing materials; searching materials in Harvard's online catalog, and other duties.  

 

Send Resume to George Taoultsides: gtaoultsides@law.harvard.edu

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Help & Information Coordinator, IDEAS, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Title: IDEAS - Help & Information Coordinator

Job Type: Full Time

Job post: https://neu.peopleadmin.com/postings/57111

 

 

Job Description:

The Information Delivery & Access Services Department supports Northeastern University by cultivating a welcoming environment that supports teaching, learning, and research. IDEAS Associates provide high-quality customer service focused on helping library users navigate and access Northeastern's physical and digital library resources and services.

 

Under the supervision of the Access Services Librarian, the Help & Information Desk Coordinator provides direct service at the Help & Information Desk and hires, schedules, and supervises student employees working at the Help and Information Desk. The Help & Information Desk Coordinator develops and maintains documentation for training and workflows, and contributes to the circulation, access and privileges, reserves, resource sharing, and collections maintenance operations of the department. The Help & Information Desk Coordinator is responsible for opening the library on weekdays and on occasional holidays. This is a full-time 35 hours per week position.

 

Associate's Degree and at least 2 years of library or relevant customer service experience is required. Previous supervisory experience strongly preferred. Creative, service-oriented problem solver. Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Must be able to work collaboratively with a large and diverse population of Northeastern faculty, staff, and students. Must demonstrate the ability to make decisions using sound judgment. Must foster and maintain a very high standard of excellent customer service.

 

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate knowledge of the library's extensive collection of electronic and physical resources, its spaces, and services, in order to assist users in getting started with their research. IDEAS Staff must be aware of all library policies and procedures in order to answer users' questions, resolve any problems, or make referrals to library subject experts as appropriate. IDEAS Staff must be culturally competent and skilled at interacting with a large international student population and be comfortable providing accommodations for library users who may have a disability.

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Legal Research Information and Knowledge Specialist/Manager, Supreme Staffing Solutions, Inc., Boston, MA

Legal Research Information and Knowledge Specialist/ Manager

An exceptional opportunity to work in a major Boston Law firm as their Research and Knowledge Coordinator. We are seeking a candidate with at least 8 years of research experience (Law firm preferred) and experience in computer based technology such as Lexis Nexis, WestLaw, Deal Point Data, Capital IQ, Bloomberg Law, CCH Intelliconnect/Cheetah. Practical Law, HeinonLine etc... , thorough knowledge of online and print legal and corporate information sources etc... Pays to 150K +++ with an exceptional Benefit Package such as 29 days of PTO etc...

Contact:

Laura Gilbert
617-457-7812 x101 lg@supremestaffingsolutions.com

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

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

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

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

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

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


Job Description:

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

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

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

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

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work-study students (as assigned)


Requirements:

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


Additional Information:

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

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

All offers of employment are contingent on satisfactory background checking.


Application Instructions:

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

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

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

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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), 12-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.

For more information, click here.

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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
 
Apply here.

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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

Please click here to apply.

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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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