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Temporary Library Inventory/Material Handler, LibGig, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

LibGig, an LAC Group Company, is seeking Temporary Library Inventory/Material Handlers to work on a project onsite at an LAC Group client, an academic library and museum. The primary role of this position will be to: provide hands-on labor such as lifting and carrying boxes; removing items from shelves, opening, unpacking and packing boxes; loading and unloading materials; packing and shipping and proper storage; and labelling of materials. This is a full-time, temporary position with a flexible schedule lasting for approximately 4-6 weeks. This is a great opportunity for students.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ideal candidate will have had 1-3 years of similar or related experience.
  • Prior experience with inventory or library projects and a library/archive background/education would be helpful.
  • Prior similar or related experience handling sensitive and delicate items in a careful and secure manner
  • Able to follow instructions and work within a team but also capable of working independently and autonomously
  • Must be physically able to lift at least 40 pounds, to push carts up small ramps, to bend, stoop, and to lift items for removal from or placement to shelves of varying heights.
  • Must be able to stand, walk and be mobile through most of the workday
  • Must have demonstrated organizational skills, with the ability to follow instructions, maintain work and productivity schedules and benchmarks with a strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently and accurately and have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be punctual, reliable and committed to adhering to the work schedule provided
  • Must be able to follow instructions and work within a team and also be capable of working independently


To apply, please visit: https://goo.gl/FNB8rT

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Systems Librarian, LAC Federal, Bethesda, MD

LAC Federal is seeking a part-time Systems Librarian for a major federal library based in Bethesda, MD. This is a 100% remote position. Expected start June 2018.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with evaluating, testing and comparing features of different tools for a public information website including compliance with Section 508 accessibility standards.
  • Work with client on SEO evaluation of website content including developing web content strategies to promote the website, reviewing and creating content for FAQs, blogs, and other web pages and creating technical procedures and documentation on an internal wiki.


Requirements:

  • Degree in computer science, library & information science or related field
  • 3-5 years providing comparable work including familiarity with health/medical topics
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, and organizational skills;
  • Must be able to work both independently and as part of a motivated and productive team;
  • Ability to follow rigorous and complex procedures;
  • Must have excellent attention to detail;
  • Ability to work in a database or content management system (training in the system will be provided, but the individual must have a high comfort level with learning systems, inputting data, and searching or using other available tools from the system);
  • Comfort working in a fast-paced environment;
  • Strong critical thinking and analysis skills.


Preferences:

  • Experience working with Medline Plus
  • Experience with health and medical taxonomy


To apply, please visit: https://goo.gl/Jw8kPa

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Drupal Content Management Specialist, LAC Group, Beltsville, MD

LAC Group is seeking a Drupal Content Management Specialist to work on a food science research and reference team at a major Federal library in the Beltsville, MD area. This is an on-going project renewed annually. This will be a full time (40 hour a week; Monday to Friday) benefitted position.

Job Description:

  • This position will require utilizing a Drupal content management system to update numerous web pages, and will support outreach for food safety program to target audiences locally and nationally through social media, traditional media, partnership development, conference participation, educational, Internet, and other relevant information systems.
  • You will be responsible for managing the research and reference assistance to staff and the general public through a wide range of research techniques, methods, and sources that pertain to human nutrition and food science.
  • You and other staff members will also work with numerous information technology resources and platforms including research and bibliographic databases, content management systems and more to help keep a nutrition-focused web portal up-to-date.




Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor's Degree
  • Drupal 6, 7 and/or 8 (intermediate or better) experience highly preferred.
  • Database management experience preferred.
  • Understanding and experience with the research process and information flow in the food safety research community including knowledge of data collection and evaluation is a plus.
  • Experience supporting the development of analytical reports and other written documents presenting facts, issues, and recommendations.
  • Ability to plan, organize and manage projects, operations and resources.
  • Ability to organize thoughts and to express them clearly and concisely in both written and oral communication.
  • Available 1-2 weeks after selection




To apply, please visit: https://goo.gl/QY66nr

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Library Director, North Central Regional Library, Wenatchee, WA

Library Director, North Central Regional Library - Wenatchee, WA

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North Central Regional Library is seeking an experienced and talented Library Director. This Full Time position is looking for an individual who can provide leadership and continuity to the library. The Library Director plans, manages, and directs the operations, programs, and services of the North Central Regional Library System, which includes branches in Chelan, Douglas, Ferry, Grant, and Okanogan counties. This is a chief executive level position responsible for overall management and operations of the Library. The position reports directly to the Library's Board of Trustees. The position is responsible for ensuring that the Library's mission, policies, and practices are in alignment, and that its strategic objectives are being met.

Hiring Process

Completed applications must be submitted online by Monday, April 30, 2018 at 5:00PM. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

All applications must contain the following:

  • A resume not to exceed two pages in length
  • A cover letter clearly detailing relevant work experience and training
  • NCRL application. This will be emailed to you directly after submission of your resume and must be completed and sent back by the application deadline.

To view more about the position or North Central Regional Library, click here.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works with the Board of Trustees to develop vision and mission, to develop policy and strategic objectives, and to create and implement long and short term goals.
  • Manages all areas of Library operations in a manner that ensures efficient delivery of high-quality services.
  • Assesses Library needs and develops a budget using cost saving measures to meet those needs with available resources. Pursues grants and other sources of funding.
  • Remains abreast of current trends and best practices related to libraries and technology.
  • Evaluates efficiency and effectiveness of library services, and develops recommendations for improvement in those areas.
  • Stays abreast of trends, legislation, and regulations which may impact library operations.
  • Presents information orally and in writing to the Library Board of Trustees, other organizations, the media, the public, and others.
  • Works with cities and local governments to build, repair, and maintain relationships that enhance mutual goals and further the library's mission.
  • Serves as a staff representative to the Library Board of Trustees and facilitates Board meetings.
  • Works with managers and the Human Resources Department regarding promotions, transfers, and terminations of staff, as appropriate.
  • Hires, trains, supervises, and monitors performance of library personnel.
  • Promotes public knowledge of and interest in library services and programs, and serves as a liaison to the community.
  • Cultivates skills in collaboration and leadership as they relate to community development throughout the five-county system.

The organization offers a full range of benefits including medical, dental, vision and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Principals only. Recruiters please don't contact this job poster. Do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers.

Qualifications

  • Master's degree (M. A.) in Library Science from an ALA accredited school and a State of Washington Librarian Certificate, or the ability to acquire one within three months of hire.
  • Five to ten years of progressively responsible library administration experience including at least five years in a supervisory capacity.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedural manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from the Library Board of Trustees, managers, employees, patrons, and the general public.
  • Ability to administer the activities of a public library system and to supervise the work of others. Ability to develop short and long term plans and objectives. Ability to maintain knowledge of standard library principles and practices, including concepts of freedom of speech, copyrights, collection development, patron confidentiality, censorship, and other issues of library ethics.
  • Proficiency with computers, popular library software, internet, and digital communications.
  • Thorough ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, subordinates, associates, officials or other agencies, and the general public.
  • Applicants must hold a valid driver's license or possess a suitable means of transportation.
  • Applicants must pass a background and reference check.
  • Spanish language skills are preferred.

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Director, Johnson City Public Library, Johnson City, TN

Johnson City Public Library--a dynamic center for the community! For more information, see here.

The Johnson City Public Library seven-member Board of Directors seeks an enthusiastic, visionary, community-minded leader as its next Library Director. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong leadership skills, exhibit a clear vision and commitment to librarianship, articulate and advocate the Library's strategic directions, provide sound fiscal management and promote collaborative relationships within the Library and throughout the community. The Library, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, has an annual budget of $2 million supported by city appropriation with additional county funding. Support is also provided through grants, donations, and the Friends of the Johnson City Public Library. The beautiful 42,625 square foot Library facility is currently at capacity - in 2017, the dedicated staff (31 FTE) provided programs and services to 244,981 visitors and circulated 525,769 items.

Johnson City, located in Northeastern Tennessee nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, is part of the 'tri-cities' region which includes the neighboring cities of Kingsport and Bristol. This is a growing community that is home to the East Tennessee State University campus, an excellent public school system, and top-rated medical facilities. Outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers will find numerous opportunities to hike, bike, raft, ski, climb and seek new adventures. The city is optimally located with easy access to several metropolitan areas and only a few hours' drive to the Carolina beaches. The Library is located on the edge of a revitalizing downtown that includes a wide variety of restaurants, shops and microbreweries. Johnson City is poised for growth and is known for temperate climate and low cost of living -ideal for families or individuals at any stage of life. To learn more about Johnson City, the Library and the position, please visit Johnson City Public Library Links.

Responsibilities: The Director has overall responsibility for the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of Library operations and services including, but not limited to: budget, personnel, collection development, technical and automation services, facilities, and community relations.

Requirements: A Master of Library Science degree is required as well as a minimum of four years of professional library experience. A minimum of three years of library administrative experience is preferred. Other preferred qualifications include: experience reporting to a governing board, successful fundraising/grant writing skills, experience working with budgets, and working effectively with government officials and other public constituencies. See Johnson City Position Description to review the full position description.

Compensation: The position offers a hiring salary range of $65,000-82,000 (dependent upon experience and qualifications) and an attractive benefits package.

For further information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates via email or phone. To start the application process, send a meaningful cover letter and resume as Word or pdf attachments to Karen Miller. The position closes May 13, 2018.

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Teaching and Learning Engagement Librarian, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

The Ohio State University Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Teaching and Learning Engagement Librarian to join an innovative, dynamic, and collaborative Teaching and Learning Department that emphasizes undergraduate student success and supports evidence-based instructor development. The person appointed to this tenure-track faculty position will serve as the lead for instructor development programming related to teaching and learning for instructors within University Libraries and across the University in partnership with President Drake's new initiative, the University Institute for Teaching and Learning and other teaching and learning partners. The successful candidate, in collaboration with departmental colleagues, will design, deliver, and evaluate credit-bearing courses offered through the Libraries, paying particular attention to outcomes from the General Education Review process now unfolding at the University and will help to promote the integration and assessment of information literacy across the University. The candidate will work collaboratively with key stakeholders in units across the University, including the University Center for the Advancement of Teaching, Office of Distance Education and eLearning, the Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing, the University Institute for Teaching and Learning, and others. This position is situated within the Libraries' Research and Education division and reports to the Head of Teaching and Learning.

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Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver faculty programming in partnership with the University Institute for Teaching and Learning and other teaching and learning partners.
  • Work closely with the Head of Teaching and Learning and others to develop and implement a programmatic approach to information literacy instruction including reviewing the credit-bearing courses offered by the University Libraries.
    • Serve as the primary lead in designing, delivering, and evaluating the University Libraries' credit-bearing courses.
    • Consult with colleagues across the Libraries, including subject librarians, area studies librarians, and special collections curators, in designing and delivering high-quality face-to-face and online instruction.
    • Assist with the delivery of the Libraries' general instruction initiatives targeting undergraduate students, such as the First Year Success Series workshops.
  • Maintain expertise and remain current on topics including information literacy, instructional design, learning theories, information literacy, and learning technologies.
  • Participate in projects of the Teaching and Learning department.
  • Serve on library-wide committees and teams and participate in the faculty life of the Libraries and the campus.

Discover Ohio State:

The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus is the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. The University's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

The Ohio State University Libraries is here to support students, scholars, Buckeyes and beyond advancing research, teaching, and learning. We offer educational resources, services, and expertise that opens minds and forwards equity, inclusion, and diversity in the pursuit and sharing of knowledge. Learn about our strategic directions.

Libraries' greatest resource is our faculty and staff. Their expertise produces value beyond the collections and their commitment to continual improvement and innovation is one of the most significant ways University Libraries meets the diverse and evolving information needs of university students, faculty, staff, alongside scholars throughout Ohio and the world.

We provide convenient, ubiquitous resources and services - accessible from your home or office, inside one of our welcoming facilities or wherever your scholarly pursuits lead you. University Libraries gives you access to deep research collections, an extensive offering of online resources, and distinctive special collections of exceptional quality. Our facilities offer work spaces designed to facilitate diverse learning styles and research methods.

As a global leader, The Ohio State University and the Libraries are actively engaged in local, statewide, national, and international initiatives to help shape the future of academic research libraries. These activities and the innovations that result enhance our ability to acquire, manage, and preserve emerging information resources, support knowledge creation, and enable its effective transmission to future learners. Additional information about The Ohio State University Libraries is available at http://library.osu.edu.

Appointment:

This is a full-time, permanent, 12-month appointment. For appointment as a tenure-track faculty member, the candidate will be required to meet university and Libraries requirements for promotion and tenure. Salary, position type, and faculty rank are dependent on qualifications and experience.

Benefits:

All of the benefits available to you reflect Ohio State's commitment to provide high-quality, affordable plans and represent a significant component of your total rewards for working at Ohio State. The University offers competitive benefits in the form of 22 days of vacation, 15 days sick leave, 10 holidays, medical, dental, vision, long-term disability insurance, and life insurance at 2.5 times one's annual salary. State and alternative retirement choices are also available. For a summary of benefits, see:

https://hr.osu.edu/new-employees/benefits-overview

Join Us!

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by April 22, 2018. Please send cover letter, CV, references, and salary requirements to Randall McKenzie at mckenzie.87@osu.edu. Please include Teaching and Learning Engagement Librarian in the subject field.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Required Qualifications:

  • An ALA-accredited master's degree or a comparable graduate degree from a non-U.S. university, reviewed on a case by case basis; or a relevant terminal degree completed by the time of appointment.
  • Experience in developing, delivering, and assessing information literacy instruction, in both face-to-face and online environments.
  • Evidence of effective outreach and delivery of programming to key stakeholder groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and creatively in a collaborative and complex environment and a demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Commitment to librarianship, scholarship, and service which are required criteria to meet University and University Libraries requirements for promotion and tenure. https://library.osu.edu/document-registry/docs/356/stream.

Desired Qualifications:

  • A degree, certificate, or coursework in instructional design, instructional technologies, educational psychology, or related field.
  • Evidence of both professional initiative and flexibility.

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Material Research Specialist, SANDOW, New York, NY

Company Description

At SANDOW, we know the key to being the best is to hire the best. We are looking for passionate, driven, committed talent to deliver exceptional performance.

Working for innovative, groundbreaking brands in an entrepreneurial environment requires a what-it-takes mentality to get the job done. At SANDOW, there is always opportunity to shine and, in return, we reward stellar employees with competitive compensation, attractive perks, and the ability to take on new challenges - even if it is outside your wheelhouse. If you have got the chops, we'll take notice and provide the pathway to grow your career faster than you ever imagined possible.

Want to join us? Keep reading.

Material Bank is a new business unit within SANDOW that is setting out to change the way A&D specifiers get their work done. Using the platform, architects and designers can perform complex searches across hundreds of manufacturers in seconds. Samples can then be requested and delivered the next morning!

If being a part of building a game changing, new business within an established parent company excites you, take a look at what Material Bank has to offer.

Job Description

General Description/Mission of the Role

Material Bank is seeking a Material Research Specialist to work in NYC offices or remotely supporting our New York City Research team.

In this role, the Material Research Specialist will be responsible for material cataloging within a comprehensive database that he/she will help to manage and update. The successful candidate will have a vast depth of knowledge and expertise in identifying materials within specific categories (i.e. textiles, wallcoverings, flooring, etc.) and their attributes.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Evaluate materials and tag related attributes within an online database
  • Assess imagery and collateral information related to each material for accuracy and relevance
  • Maintain and update database by performing continual research

Additional information

About SANDOW:

At SANDOW, we push the boundaries of creativity every day. Our mission is to build smart businesses driven by innovation and designers that deliver powerful products, services and experiences to a highly selective audience. Our brands cater to everyone from the country's most affluent individuals to beauty and fashion enthusiasts, from design experts to design devotees.

Whether it's our beautifully produced magazines, our industry events and conferences or our materials library and consulting services, SANDOW informs, inspires and engages discerning consumers and businesses in design, beauty, fashion and luxury.

Requirements

Qualifications

Required

  • 2+ years' experience conducting material specification and/or researching materials (within a least one core material category)
  • A passion for materials and love for the design industry
  • Have a current and comprehensive understanding of the design and materials industry
  • Skilled in the art of visually inspecting materials and identifying key attributes, such as the brand and type of manufacturing
  • Familiarity with material fabrication and finishing processes
  • Some knowledge of performance and building standards for commercial interiors within the United States or any other region of the world
  • Basic understanding of material ingredients and their environmental and health impacts
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately with an open and adaptable work ethic - flexible to changing priorities and deadlines
  • Detail oriented and highly organized with digital mediums
  • Fluent in English

Preferred

  • Ability to understand and interpret performance test reports
  • Having held a position as a Resource Librarian or as an Interior Designer is a plus
  • Active participation in industry associations, attendance at trade shows, or other industry related organizations

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Director of Libraries, Neuse Regional Library, Kinston, NC

Director of Libraries, Neuse Regional Library, Kinston, NC

Neuse Regional Library seeks an innovative and accomplished Director to oversee eight libraries in three eastern North Carolina counties: Lenoir, Greene, and Jones Counties.

This is a repost. All previous candidates will need to reapply to be considered.

SALARY:

Recruitment salary range $86,000 - $110,000; commensurate with experience and qualifications and a competitive benefits package including an initial relocation allowance and opportunities to travel for professional development.

COMMUNITY:

The region served by the Library offers a very affordable cost of living while remaining centrally located; the Headquarters Library is located 80 miles from North Carolina's culturally-rich capital Raleigh and approximately 60 miles from the Crystal Coast beach resort area. Traditionally an agricultural and manufacturing center, the region is undergoing a shift towards increased tourism and entertainment, exemplified by local destination restaurant The Chef and the Farmer (featured on the PBS series A Chef's Life); nationally recognized microbrewery Mother Earth; and Cutter Creek Golf Club, a PGA-caliber golf course. The region is also rich in history, and local attractions include the remains of the ironclad C.S.S. Neuse, the Richard Caswell museum, and several Civil War battlefields.

DESCRIPTION:

The Neuse Regional Library System is an innovative Regional Library that consistently implements new services and programs to meet the evolving needs of patrons. During the last few years, the Library has introduced mobile hotspots and iPads for circulation by patrons, acquired technology to enhance early literacy for local children, implemented a state-of-the-art RFID system, provided access to new technologies such as 3D printing and digital resources, and greatly expanded STEAM and digital literacy programming for young patrons. The Library has also completely renovated its two largest locations to place a stronger focus on emerging technologies: the Kinston-Lenoir County Public Library in 2008 and the Greene County Public Library in 2012. The Library is well-supported by its community and local leaders place a high priority on library services. The Director of Libraries provides strategic and operational leadership for the Library System while continuously seeking new services to meet the changing needs of patrons. This administrative position works independently while reporting directly to the Neuse Regional Library Board of Trustees, and is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the general activities of the Neuse Regional Library System. The Director of Libraries leads a team of trained professional and paraprofessional staff in ensuring that the Library possesses the personnel, equipment, programs, and facilities to fully identify and meet the needs of local residents. The Director of Libraries determines the financial requirements of the Library System, manages the annual budgets and finances for the Library System as well as its three county Libraries, and supervises the expenditures of these funds.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Performance of periodic assessment of community needs, development of long-range and technology planning, and evaluation of library services in response to these evaluations, as well as regular staff development and training
  • Ensuring that library facilities are inviting to local residents and that patrons feel free to use all libraries in comfort and safety
  • Commitment to innovation, identification and adoption of emerging library technologies and trends, and willingness to explore new projects to better serve patrons
  • Pursuit of alternative and supplementary sources of funding and engagement in creative fundraising as required by special projects, and oversight of the development of grant proposals
  • Establishment of effective working relationships with other governmental agencies and community groups as well as public relations and general advocacy for the Library in the community

QUALIFICATIONS:

A master's degree in library science, library and information science, or an equivalent degree from an ALA accredited institution and eligibility for certification by the North Carolina Public Librarian Certification Commission; a minimum of seven years professional public library experience (including a minimum of at least three years of public library supervisory and/or administrative experience and preferably at least two years of experience as a public library Director); thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of modern library management, techniques, systems, working tools, technologies, and procedures; insightful vision into the future of libraries and their evolving role in the community as well as the changing needs of patrons; strong leadership and supervisory qualities, including exceptional decision-making skills; detail-oriented personality with superior organizational and time-management skills; a demonstrated record of integrity and trustworthiness in all professional activities; considerable financial knowledge and experience with creating, modifying, and adhering to a budget; ability to work well with others and a capacity for fairness and empathy; capacity for problem-solving; excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as public speaking skills and the ability to make presentations on behalf of the Library in a variety of settings; and experience in planning/coordinating special events.

AVAILABLE:

Applications will be accepted until May 15, 2018. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The position will be open on September 1, 2018. Travel costs for candidates invited for an in-person interview will be reimbursed by the Library.

TO APPLY:

For more information about the position, library, or region or to apply online, visit www.neusedirectorsearch.org. Online applications are preferred but applications by mail will be accepted; send a cover letter, resume, and the contact information of four professional references to Search Committee, c/o Neuse Regional Library, 510 North Queen Street, Kinston, NC 28501. Questions or application materials can also be sent to applications@neuselibrary.org.

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Dean, University Libraries, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

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East Tennessee State University (ETSU) seeks applications and nominations for the position of Dean of University Libraries. East Tennessee State University, located in northeast Tennessee, is a state-supported institution serving over 15,000 students. It offers over 230 programs of study in eleven colleges and schools. A description of ETSU, its programs and the region which it serves can be found at www.etsu.edu. The Dean of University Libraries is responsible to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs for providing strong leadership in administration of the Charles C. Sherrod Library. The Dean is responsible for all areas of library management and organization, strategic planning and priority setting, fiscal management, policy and program development, facilities maintenance and planning.

Over the past few years, the Charles C. Sherrod Library has been transformed from simply a 20th century warehouse for books into a 21st-century space tailored for students, faculty, departments, programs and colleges have made the library the center for adademic research and support on campus. Advancement and outreach activities, as well as initiatives such as Digital Commons, support and market the library and the iniversityh to the broader community. Library staff and faculty positions have changed to meet the needs of the university and the community to help us fulfill the vision of the library as an integral partner within the university and the address the needs of the library and the university in the 21st century.

LEADERSHIP

  1. Articulates the role of the library in meeting changing needs of all university constituencies
  2. Establishes marketing and communication channels to promote the library and across the university
  3. Fosters a culture for exploring challenges and opportunities presented by the changing digital landscape
  4. Provides leadership in development of short- and long-range goals, strategic priorities and plans for the libraries
  5. Supports and facilitates a culture of collegial governance within the library
  6. Cultivates partnerships with other ETSU units such as Information Technology, Student Affairs, Academic Outreach, Center for Academic Achievement and the Center for Teaching Excellence
  7. Uses advisory groups of students and faculty to inform library planning and decision-making

ADMINISTRATION

  1. Advocates for the library in institutional processes for planning, budget development, policy development, and decision making
  2. Oversees and allocates resources to achieve library goals, including space
  3. Oversees library assessment and demonstrates use of assessment in strategic planning and budgeting
  4. Oversees personnel evaluation for library faculty and staff
  5. Supports library employee professional development and faculty activities for tenure and promotion

COMMUNITY AND CONSORTIAL PARTNERSHIPS

  1. Secures support for library initiatives through philanthropic cultivation, grants, and other means
  2. Develops positive alumni and community relationships through events utilizing targeted marketing strategies to the broader community
  3. Promotes collaborative and consortial relationships with other libraries on state, regional and national levels

Requirements:

  1. Knowledge of organization and management of personnel
  2. Knowledge of higher education issues and their impact on long-range planning of library collections, services, and spaces
  3. Demonstrated experience managing academic library services as well as diversified physical and digital academic library collections to on- and off-campus patrons
  4. Knowledge of current, emerging and developing information/library technologies, including mobile technologies
  5. Knowledge of academic library and institutional accreditation standards
  6. Ability to communicate and to employ participatory leadership and team building
  7. Knowledge of budget development/management and program development
  8. Knowledge of fund-raising techniques

Minimum qualifications include M.L.S. or the equivalent graduate degree from an ALA-accredited institution; a record meriting tenure and appointment at a senior rank (associate or full professor); minimum ten years of experience in progressively responsible positions in academic librarianship; documented administrative experience in a higher education setting; and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Earned doctorate

Minimum 5 years in higher education administration

Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. The preferred start date is July 1, 2018. Applications including a letter of interest that addresses accomplishments and experience relevant to the position, a detailed CV, and the names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of a minimum of three references should be submitted through the university's electronic application system: https://www.etsu.edu/jobs/

Preliminary interviews at ALA in June 2018.

Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Judith Slagle, Search Committee Chair and Dean of the Honors College, slagle@etsu.edu

East Tennessee State University is an AA/EEO Employer. Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.

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Executive Director, YALSA, Chicago, IL

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YALSA - Young Adult Library Services Association, - a division of the American Library Association, is seeking an Executive Director. YALSA's mission is to support library staff in alleviating the challenges teens face, and in putting all teens ‒ especially those with the greatest needs ‒ on the path to successful and fulfilling lives. YALSA has a current membership of more than 4,800 members.

YALSA brings together key stakeholders from the areas of libraries, education, research, out of school time, youth development and more to develop and deliver resources to libraries that expand their capacity to support teen learning and enrichment and to foster healthy communities.

The Executive Director sets the direction and oversee the operations of YALSA. This position also:

  • Carries out the strategic plans and policies as established by the board of directors;
  • Manages all fiscal aspects of the division, including developing and overseeing a yearly operating budget of over $600,000 and three endowments in excess of $1,600,000;
  • Supervises 3 full time staff, 1 part-time, 1 contract worker, and occasionally, interns and grant funded positions;
  • Supports operations and administration of YALSA's governing board, including sitting ex-officio on the board;
  • Oversees the design, marketing, promotion, delivery and quality of programs, products and services;
  • Seeks out and maintains relationships with promotional partners and corporate sponsors;
  • Ensures that the organization and its mission, programs, products and services are consistently presented in strong, positive image to relevant stakeholders;
  • Maintains a close relationship with ALA and facilitates collaboration with other units in ALA to fulfill YALSA's mission and goals and to support the ALA strategic plan and mission; and
  • Up to 20% travel for this position.

Starting Salary: Negotiable from the high $90's based on experience. ALA offers a comprehensive and valuable benefits package that includes generous paid vacation and retirement annuity.

Closing Date: Consideration of candidates will begin on March 2, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Application Process

In addition to sending in your resume, candidates should include a cover letter outlining the strategic value that they will bring to ALA and YALSA, drawing upon past successes and experience.

Apply online including your cover letter, resume and salary expectations,

OR

Send your cover letter, resume and salary expectations to:

American Library Association

Human Resources Department

Dan Hoppe - Associate Executive Director, Human Resources

Ref: YALSA Exec Dir.

50 E. Huron Street

Chicago, IL 60611

dhoppe@ala.org

The American Library Association is an equal opportunity employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Desired Experience:

  • Management experience in an association or nonprofit environment is strongly preferred
  • Supervision of staff and work with teams
  • Advocacy experience
  • Successful entrepreneurial skills and history
  • Experience developing staff and board members
  • A demonstrated commitment to and experience with Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI)
  • Experience in fundraising, grant writing, and generating other, non-dues revenue
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in using social media to communicate, engage others and build support
  • Experience establishing and maintaining partnerships and sponsorships

Core Competencies/Skills:

  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a complex organization
  • Ability to effectively manage time despite multiple requests with competing deadlines
  • Fiscal acuity
  • A passion for supporting youth
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to influence at various levels
  • A passion for YALSA's mission
  • Strategic, innovative, creative, future-oriented thinker
  • Self-starter who is committed to continual self-improvement and growth

Required Education and Experience

  • College degree required, MLIS or other, graduate-level degree is preferred
  • Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential is preferred
  • Minimum 5 years supervisory experience
  • Minimum 15 years overall experience

About ALA

The American Library Association (ALA), the oldest, largest and most influential library association in the world. Founded on October 6, 1876 during the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, the mission of ALA is "to provide leadership for the development, promotion and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all." ALA is a membership association comprised of over 56,000 librarians, trustees, friends of libraries, and others.

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Chief Operating Officer, Tulsa City-County Library, Tulsa, OK

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As the former oil-wealth capital of the world, Tulsa is currently considered the cultural and arts capital of Oklahoma. The city features exceptional museums, art deco architecture, world-class ballet and opera, professional and recreational sports and a vibrant music scene. Tulsa regularly attracts the biggest musical acts in the world and nearly all traveling Broadway shows.

Tulsa truly offers all the big-city experiences in a completely different way. No long lines. No huge crowds. No big attitudes. Just plenty to do.

Anywhere you go in Tulsa, you are never far from outdoor leisure. Every part of the city is within minutes of 141 parks covering roughly 8,278 acres, including two nature centers and 66 miles of walking and biking trails. Tulsa features beautiful topography, temperate winters and an extremely affordable cost of living.

Cost of living calculator: http://money.cnn.com/calculator/pf/cost-of-living/

The Tulsa City-County Library (TCCL) has been a valued partner in the Tulsa County community since 1961. As an independent library district, TCCL serves a diverse population of more than 622,000 people, has a dedicated annual operating budget of approximately

$27 million and a robust 501(c)(3) foundation. The library features three ethnic resource centers, a genealogy center and dispenses several unique annual author awards replete with cash prizes, which attract high-caliber authors to Tulsa. TCCL has 24 public and two non-public locations, where more than three million visits take place yearly!

TCCL is truly a 21st century library system. Our Central library has a robust maker space, state of the art digital learning lab, interactive flight simulators, a recording studio and even a Starbucks!

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) provides executive leadership, vision and oversight to the library system. This key member of senior leadership will be charged with strategic and operational oversight of the library's multiple branches, community outreach activities and the Starbuck's store located at Central library.

The COO will design and implement strategies that promote a positive customer experience and provide for continued community growth and sustainability. They will be responsible for implementing policies and programs that promote the library's culture, mission, and values; and will identify trends and new technology necessary to keep the organization relevant over time.

The current salary range is $101,000 to $130,000 per year. A highly competitive benefits package includes an independent retirement plan to which both the employee and City contribute, a multi-option deferred compensation plan, a generous vacation and sick leave plan, 10 paid holidays per year, a flexible benefits plan including multi-option health coverage, dental and vision coverage.

Essential job functions:

  • Serves as a member of the Executive Team (C-Team) to develop overall strategy, manage tactical objectives, and short- and long-term planning for deployment of resources and achieving the Library's
  • Identifies and develops, in conjunction with CEO and staff, innovative best practices using thoughtful investigation and new approaches.
  • Leads management staff responsible for system-wide public services and product management.
  • Responsible for translating high-level vision and strategies to strategic plans for execution by reports.
  • Assists the CEO and the C-Team in the timely execution of enterprise-wide deliverables by monitoring department-level operational plans, encouraging strategic coordination of resources, and by eliminating operational obstacles.
  • Develops appropriate business case justifications and cost/benefit analysis for departmental initiatives within reporting line.

Supports ongoing maintenance and continuous improvement of grounds and buildings.

Qualified individuals must have MLIS and seven or more years of proven progressive operations experience and strategic responsibility in a large library system. Strong analytic skills and a proven ability to effectively manage organizational change is required. Must also have a solid understanding of:

  • information technology
  • building programs
  • customer service
  • product management
  • performance measures

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Executive Director, Bergen County Cooperative Library System, Hackensack, NJ

Lead the Bergen County Cooperative Library System, a dynamic, forward-thinking consortium of 76 public libraries in northern New Jersey (headquartered in Hackensack) as its next Executive Director. Implementing BCCLS's first strategic plan, the new Executive Director, in collaboration with member libraries, will focus on the core values of efficiencies and stewardship of public monies, shared leadership, the wisdom of peer member libraries, and the public it serves. The successful candidate will exhibit superior leadership, communication, advocacy and problem-solving skills, have an intellectual curiosity and be open to new ideas and innovation. With a dedicated, motivated staff of 11FTE and a $3.2 million annual operating budget, the Executive Director will serve BCCLS's member libraries representing four counties (Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Passaic) in the areas of marketing, technologies, content creation and political advocacy. Understanding the unique needs of the members and envisioning the future of the organization are vital roles of the next Executive Director.

Bergen County is in the northeastern corner of New Jersey in the heart of the New York Metropolitan area. The County is home to nearly one million residents and enjoys vibrant and diverse business and residential communities. The County includes 9,000 acres of land dedicated to cultural and recreational opportunities including 21 parks, horseback riding areas, 38 museums and historic sites. Bergen County offers an outstanding quality of life, an educated workforce, diverse housing stock, and award-winning schools. For additional information on BCCLS and Bergen County, visit BCCLS Links.

Responsibilities: The BCCLS Executive Director is responsible for all administrative aspects of BCCLS services, staff, and operation. The Executive Director reports to the BCCLS Executive Board and the position is governed by the BCCLS Personnel Manual and an employment contract. Key areas of responsibility are: staff administration; all fiduciary responsibilities; and services and operations with member libraries, vendors, staff, and other key stakeholders. For a complete description, see BCCLS Executive Director Position Description.

Qualifications: Minimum requirements include a Master's Degree in Library and information Science from an ALA-accredited program and a minimum of five years of experience working as a professional librarian in a managerial position in a public library. Preferred qualifications include a demonstrable record of achievement in public library work, proven acuity in financial planning, familiarity with ILS systems, the ability to manage a diverse and talented office staff, the ability to bring together a large group of library directors and trustees to work together for the best interests of the consortium, vision and creativity regarding the changing landscape of library services, and experience reporting to a governing board. Consortium experience is desirable.

Compensation: The starting salary range is $130,000-155,000 with an attractive benefits package.

For further information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates. Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to Jobeth Bradbury before the closing date of June 3, 2018.

To see the rest of the job description, click here.

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Library Director, Galena Public Library, IL

The Board of Trustees of the Galena Public Library is actively seeking a unique individual who will share our vision and who will work collaboratively with us to create a library which simultaneously serves our diverse population and preserves our rich history.

The Galena Public Library is one of the oldest continually operating libraries in the Midwest. For over a century, it has housed a wealth of resources and served a vibrant community.

We seek a Director who will work closely with the Library Board and staff to fulfill the Library's mission in serving the community, and who will administer all library activities and services as directed and outlined in the policies adopted by the Board of Trustees. The director will oversee the budget and manage eleven staff members.

 

Qualifications:

Preferred:

  • A Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library school
  • 5 years of experience at a library including some managerial work

Minimal:

  • A Bachelor's Degree
  • 5 years of experience working in a library.

Essential attributes include:

  • energy and enthusiasm
  • excellent interpersonal skills
  • collaboration and consensus-building skills
  • outstanding organizational skills

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Metadata Librarian, University of Colorado Boulder Libraries, Boulder, CO

The University of Colorado Boulder Libraries invites applications from collaborative and innovative candidates for the position of Metadata Librarian, a tenure-stream position in the University Libraries' Metadata Services Department (MSD). The Metadata Librarian serves on the MSD Management Group and coordinates the operations of the Digital Projects Team that contributes both MARC and non-MARC metadata in support of Libraries' collections. The Metadata Librarian revises descriptive, administrative, and technical metadata, and provides expertise in the development, implementation, and assessment of metadata policies, procedures, and infrastructure to the Libraries while monitoring external developments and changing needs in these areas. The Metadata Librarian develops and implements efficient metadata workflows, engages with stakeholders to identify metadata needs, and develops and provides training. The Metadata Librarian supervises 3 FTE staff, oversees training and performance evaluations, fosters an environment that supports staff professional development, and advocates for resources as needed to position the team for success. The Metadata Librarian may participate in the development of FOLIO, an open-source library services platform; the PCC ISNI pilot project; or other collaborative projects. A significant part of the responsibilities of this position includes research and creative work and service in keeping with the tenure and promotion standards of the University of Colorado Boulder.

The successful candidate will be appointed as a full-time (12 month), tenure-stream faculty member. Appointment rank will depend on professional experience. The minimum starting salary is $51,000. Benefits include 22 working days of vacation, ten paid holidays, liberal sick leave, university group health care plans, group life insurance, TIAA-CREF administered retirement/annuity, and support for scholarly/professional activities. Tenured librarians are eligible for sabbatical leave.

Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. It is recommended that applications be submitted by May 9, 2018, in order to receive full consideration. Application must be made online at CU Careers (posting 13222) and must include a letter of application specifically addressing qualifications for the position; CV or resume; and names with postal addresses, email, and telephone numbers of three references. Questions may be directed to Dylan Wiersma, Search Coordinator. The full position description can be viewed at http://www.colorado.edu/libraries/jobs-opportunities.

Direct Link to Apply: https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=13222&lang=en

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Records Manager, Sedgwick County, KS

Sedgwick County Kansas is looking for a new Records Manager. If you or anyone you know might be interested in this position please share this posting.

Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Division of Information Technology & Support Svcs
Job Title: Records Manager
Salary: $42361.28 Annually

To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying. 

Job Description:

Job Objectives:

Manages the County's Records Management program, as set out in the County Records Management Policy. Develops, proposes and implements subsidiary policies to extend the Policy to all types of e-records. Works closely with elected officials and all other customer departments to implement Policy, so as to effectively and efficiently manage records throughout their life cycle, from creation to ultimate destruction or archival retention, and in meeting the diverse needs of citizens, policy makers, management and administrative users for access, preservation and disposal. Presents the Records Management class and maintains class content. Develops new records series and records retention schedules, when needed, together with customer departments, Legal counsel and other stakeholders, and propose to State Records Board for inclusion on State's schedule for local governments. Provides leadership for County inactive physical records storage and archival preservation. May serve as the Freedom of Information Officer for Sedgwick County Government (a role set out in the Kansas Open Records Act) and manage the KORA compliance program with guidance of Legal counsel.

Essential Job Functions:

Manage Records Management programs to cost effectively store, provide access, retain and dispose/archive records consistent with County policy and State law.

  • Seek to reduce physical volumes stored and costs of commercial records storage.
  • Maintain control procedures to restrict access to authorized employees for stored records.
  • Monitor and maintain Courthouse Records Center security access records for KCJIS, HIPAA, PCI-DSS and other purposes.
  • Participate in developing and implementing systems to manage e-records as e-records and apply retention scheduling to e-records.
  • Present the Records Management class twice each year to County and City of Wichita employees.
  • Supervise subordinate staff in operating the Courthouse Records Center and County Archives.

Develop, propose and implement policy, procedures and processes to apply the same standards to e-Records as apply to physical records for retention and disposition.

  • Develop, propose and implement subsidiary policies for managing all forms of e-records consistent with the Records Management Policy, State law and best professional practices.
  • Implement and maintain the revised Electronic Records Systems Validation (ERSV) policy and process to implement Records Management for e-records resulting from scanning paper source materials.

Collect archival records and other materials that tell the story of Sedgwick County Government and make these materials accessible to researchers, both internal and external.

  • Acquire new materials through outreach to County departments and elected offices for preservation and access.
  • Arrange and describe collections through creation of box inventories and finding aids.
  • Preserve existing collections using technologies such as scanning to create accessible copies, while protecting original materials.
  • As requested and when appropriate, provide other community outreach.

Competencies:

Analytical Thinking: Works systematically and logically to resolve problems, identify causation and anticipate unexpected results. Manages issues by drawing on own experience and knowledge and calls on other resources as necessary.

Decision Making/Problem Solving: Breaks down problems into components and recognizes interrelationships. Makes timely sound, well-informed, objective and appropriate decisions. Compares data, information, and input from a variety of sources to draw conclusions. Takes action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.

Presentation Skills: Effectively presents ideas, information and materials to individuals and groups. Effectively prepares and provides structured delivery; facilitates workshops or meetings in a structured manner, can facilitate and manage group process. Is effective in a variety of formal and informal presentation settings; commands attention and manages group process during the presentation; is cognizant of audience response and able to adapt content and style accordingly.

Strategic Planning: Understands how an organization must change in light of internal and external trends and influences; keeps the big, long range picture in mind; builds a shared long-range organizational vision with others. Committed to course of action to achieve long-range goals and influences others to translate vision into action.

Teamwork: Participates as an active and contributing member of a team to achieve team goals. Works cooperatively with other team members, involves others, shares information as appropriate, and shares credit for team accomplishments

Job Standards:

Minimum Qualifications

Educational Requirements: A Master's degree in Public Administration, Political Science, Business Administration, History or Library/Information Sciences or equivalent.

Years of Experience: At least five years progressive experience in public services serving in responsible management and/or administrative roles at any level of government, with at least three years in role(s) directly relevant to Records Management and Archives.

License, certifications, etc.: Must complete training and obtain/maintain license to operate the County Courthouse forklift.

Preferred Qualifications

Educational Requirements: Relevant Master's degree, specifically Master of Library Science (MLS), Master of Library and Information Sciences (MLIS), Master of History with archival training coursework or equivalent. University courses and/or professional seminars in e-records management concepts, issues and best practices, including AIIM professional certificate programs.

Years of Experience: Three or more years of relevant experience in both public and private sectors in environments providing direct experience in actively creating, maintaining and using records. Direct professional work experience in managing e-records.

License, certifications, etc.: Certified Archivist (CA), Certified Records Analyst (CRA) or Certified Records Manager (CRM)

 Physical Requirements of Position:

  • Climbing. Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.
  • Lifting. Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.
  • Kneeling. Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Pushing. Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  • Pulling. Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.

Must receive training and obtain license to operate forklift; proficient in Microsoft Suite.

Usual working days/hours: M - F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location of work:  Sedgwick County Courthouse, 525 N Main

The employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work.)

*Please note this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice*

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator, by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.govDo not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate. Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.

Vacancy Number: 20001798

Open Date: 4/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 5/19/2018 11:59:59 PM

Please apply through HRE Partners. Job description and the instructions to sign up are at the link below. www.hrepartners.com/jobdetails.aspx?id=31030

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Librarian, St. Mary's College of Maryland, St Mary's City, MD

Visiting Teaching and Learning Librarian (One-Year) 

The Library, Archives, and Media Center at St. Mary's College of Maryland, invites applications for a one-year Visiting Teaching & Learning Librarian position. The Library seeks an enthusiastic and creative librarian to teach course-integrated information literacy classes in the academic disciplines, as well as in the campus first-year seminars. The librarian will also provide research support to students and faculty, assist in the development of library collections, and serve as a backup at our public circulation desk. This is a great opportunity for a new or early career librarian interested in gaining experience as a liaison librarian in a small, supportive, undergraduate-focused liberal arts environment. This one-year appointment will prepare the librarian for continued successful employment in academic libraries. This 12-month, full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position will begin August 1, 2018.

As an academic department liaison, the Visiting Teaching & Learning Librarian will work collaboratively with librarians and faculty to develop and teach information literacy classes, assess student learning, develop collections, and provide research assistance in Economics and other subject areas. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to explore additional professional interests in this position in the areas of user experience research, web design, outreach and engagement, or any other library-related topics of their choosing.

Required qualifications: Candidates must have completed an ALA-accredited master's degree (or expect to complete their degree before the starting date of employment). Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Preferred qualifications: The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest in information literacy education and teaching, either through professional experience, internships, or coursework; possess the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues; and be dedicated to positively engaging with undergraduate students. Additionally, the ability to perform basic troubleshooting on printers, photocopiers, scanners, digital and analog microfilm readers, and Windows/Mac PC's is preferred, as well as the ability to communicate as needed with IT to resolve issues. Ability to use an ILS (preferably Aleph) to perform circulation processes, including billing, lending materials, and collecting statistics is preferred, but not required.  Familiarity with Springshare products would also be an asset.


About the College
Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college. With highly selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges.  The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.

St. Mary's College (www.smcm.edu) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. St. Mary's College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including email address), statement of how the applicant's teaching at the College will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity, and contact information for three references.

Applications are being accepted online at: apply.interfolio.com/50041

Questions may be directed to Conrad Helms, Patron Services Librarian, at 240-895-3214.

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

St. Mary's College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

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Librarian, Santa Clarita Public Library, Santa Clarita, CA

The City of Santa Clarita is recruiting to fill thirteen (13) LIBRARIAN positions. This recruitment is part of our transition of the Santa Clarita Public Library from outsourced operation to public management by city employees. Located in Southern California, Santa Clarita is top-ranked nationally for livability, safety and quality of life.

 

The salary range is $61,755 to $77,106 plus excellent municipal benefits including participation in the California Public Employees Retirement System.  It is anticipated this salary range will be increased by cost of living effective July 1st.

 

The application deadline is Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 12:00 noon.

 

More information is available on this recruitment at this link.

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Library Media Specialist, Conewago Valley School District, PA

Conewago Valley School District is searching for a high school library media specialist with a strong knowledge of technology integration.

FULL TIME 12-MONTH POSITION AVAILABLE - DATE

Qualifications
A master's degree in the field of library science from an ALA accredited program is preferred. Applicants should also hold an undergraduate degree in the field of education. Instructional technology certification/degree or a strong background in technology, specifically Apple products, is preferred.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support Pennsylvania ELA and Information Technology standards to guide library instruction.
  • Build literacy, critical thinking, and responsible research skills among students and staff.
  • Initiate collaborative opportunities with faculty.
  • Maintain, develop, and promote print and digital library resources within budget.
  • Instruct students and staff in technological pedagogy.
  • Promote literacy through appropriate selection of leisure and academic reading materials.
  • Manage library personnel and physical space, including print materials, digital/web resources, hardware, and software
  • Facilitate opportunities for professional development in emerging literacy and technology trends.
  • Uphold the values of the Freedom of Information Act.

Application information available at: www.conewago.k12.pa.us

Send letter of interest and resume with completed application to Joni Swope, 130 Berlin Road, New Oxford, PA 17350.

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Network Administrator, Richland Library, Columbia, SC

Richland Library is seeking a network administrator to join its unique IT department, which functions under the philosophy of putting "people before processes" while maintaining appropriate security and infrastructure. The right candidate for this position understands the importance and possesses the skills to maintain network and critical services for internal and external customers before, during, and after library public hours. This person also demonstrates our IT team's values of being helpful, knowledgeable, flexible, collaborative, empathetic, and innovative. We look forward to finding out the ways in which you are the right fit for this position!
Our previous Network Administrator will be departing after many years of success and service. The Library desires to secure the new Network Administrator very soon to help achieve a smooth transition.

PLEASE READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS: APPLY IMMEDIATELY at https://rcpl.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities/default.aspx.
No deadline is presently established for this Vacancy. Applications being accepted now. When a deadline is determined, the deadline will be announced 24 hours in advance on the Library's website.
Please do not send your resume/cover letter separately; only materials submitted through our online system are reviewed. All applicants must submit an online employment application using our online system. In addition to the online application, you may also attach your resume and/or cover letter; but the resume and/or cover letter will not be acceptable as an alternative to completing the online application fully. Keep in mind that if you are applying for multiple positions, you will need to submit an application for each position.
 
Here are some of the things you would be doing if hired for this outstanding career opportunity:
  • Monitoring, maintaining, and troubleshooting network system components, including on premises and cloud servers, hypervisors, switches, routers, SQL servers, firewall, server OS, clustered storage, LAN/WAN/Internet connectivity, as well as backup and disaster recovery appliances.
  • Serving as team lead in instances of network or critical service failures, including network security breaches. Directs the efforts of Library IT staff, service and equipment vendors, and outside consultants, sometimes for extended hours in an emergency until the situation is resolved.
  • Managing network users, groups, computers, and email accounts.
  • Supporting network and IT needs of internal and external customers.
  • Exhibiting understanding and support for the philosophy of putting people before processes, while maintaining appropriate IT security.
  • Providing strong troubleshooting skills with the ability to develop creative solutions.
  • Representing the IT department's brand promises of being helpful, knowledgeable, flexible, collaborative, empathetic, and innovative; and representing such standards for staff of Richland Library overall.
  • Routinely collaborating with and coaching IT department staff.
  • Evaluating, recommending, and implementing solutions for improving network performance, as well as system and user needs.
  • Coordinating network and server purchases and maintenance contracts.
  • Communicating with vendors and providers of service for assistance installing, monitoring, maintaining, and troubleshooting equipment and software.
  • Writing and updating documentation and training materials, related to job responsibilities.
Please check our website at www.richlandlibrary.com/careers for further information.

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Children's Librarian, Richland Library, Columbia, SC

Do you have an MLIS degree, and love to create incredible experiences for our Library customers, especially for children and families? Are you a passionate and service-minded individual who wants to help our community? Are you a natural born leader and teacher, either one-on-one or in groups? Are you excited by the prospect of engaging with our community, building lasting partnerships, and leaving every customer thrilled about the Library?

If so, you will be a strong candidate for this position. We encourage you to apply to come join the Richland Library Wheatley staff!

PLEASE READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS:

APPLY IMMEDIATELY at https://rcpl.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities/default.aspx.

No deadline is presently established for this Vacancy. Applications being accepted now. When a deadline is determined, the deadline will be announced 24 hours in advance on the Library's website.

Please do not send your resume/cover letter separately; only materials submitted through our online system are reviewed. All applicants must submit an online employment application using our online system. In addition to the online application, you may also attach your resume and/or cover letter; but the resume and/or cover letter will not be acceptable as an alternative to completing the online application fully.

Keep in mind that if you are applying for multiple positions, you will need to submit an application for each position.

The following are among the various duties you may be performing in this position:

  • Serving as a member of the branch's leadership and management team, including actively supervising branch staff and leading teams effectively and judiciously.
  • Planning, scheduling and presenting programs, such as storytimes, storytelling, tours, multi-media programs, booktalks, and bibliographic instruction, in the library or as outreach activities in the community.
  • Assisting the branch manager in managing employee performance for success, and with initiating and implementing plans for employee development.
  • Assisting the branch manager with aspects of interviewing, hiring, and training of new staff and volunteers.
  • Acting as the primary liaison for a targeted audience, and providing specialized services specific to that audience.
  • Demonstrating ability to learn quickly and to easily apply new skills and knowledge, including procedures and especially technology.
  • Coordinating, training, and supervising staff conducting programs.
  • Developing collaborative partnerships that engage with the community.
  • Answering directional and informational questions about the Library, including its services, materials, programs, and initiatives.
  • Recommending, selecting & helping locate materials/services for customers.
  • Completing complex circulation procedures correctly; interpreting and communicating library policies and procedures to customers and other staff members.
  • Assisting in overseeing daily operations and maintenance of Library building and grounds, and communicating with appropriate staff to manage issues related to building and grounds.
  • Ensuring that Library interior appears clean, tidy, attractive, and inviting, to customers, including managing and merchandising library collections.
  • Maintaining statistical records and reports.
  • Providing readers advisory services.

Please check our website at www.richlandlibrary.com/careers for further information.

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Library Supervisor, Sacramento Public Library, Sacramento, CA

Library Supervisor I (Eligibility List)

Sacramento Public Library

Library Supervisor I (Eligibility List)

Pay Range: $27.65-$37.06 per hour

Application Deadline: 5pm on Thursday, April 26, 2018

Apply at: https://www.calopps.org/sacramento-public-library/job-18063911

Sacramento Public Library is seeking candidates (bilingual preferred) for our Library Supervisor I eligibility list. If you are committed to public service, comfortable with providing programming for all ages, and want the opportunity to grow in a supervisory career path, this is an excellent opportunity for you. Come join our collaborative and creative team of professionals. We are the fourth largest library system in California, serving one of California's most diverse areas. Our 28 locations include urban, suburban and rural branches. We offer supportive colleagues, competitive salaries, and a chance for you to shine. We are creating a new eligibility list that will be used to staff Library Supervisor I openings that occur within the next 6-12 months.

The Library Supervisor I supervises all services and operations of a small neighborhood branch library, mobile library or other library unit. Experience in working with children or teens is essential.

Questions: Human Resources humanresources@saclibrary.org or call 916-264-2758.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited college or university; or
  • Bachelor's Degree and one year of customer service experience in providing programs, information and customer service in a library or related setting; or
  • Two years of college and three years of increasingly responsible customer service experience in a library or related setting.

If you have questions regarding this posting please contact: Sacramento Public Library Human Resources Department at: humanresources@saclibrary.org or 916-264-2758.

For consideration please complete the following by the 5pm on Thursday, April 26, 2018 deadline:

Complete the application at https://www.calopps.org/sacramento-public-library/job-18063911 including the supplemental questions.

Be sure to follow the "Special Instructions" and attach the following in PDF documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Contact information for three (3) current professional references including your current supervisor
  3. Resume if you did not paste it into the application
  4. Proof of degree required at time of application

Note: Incomplete applications or applications received after 5pm deadline will not be accepted.

Sacramento Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Librarian, Assessment & User Experience, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Tulane University seeks an imaginative and enthusiastic professional for the newly-created role of Assessment and User Experience Librarian. This critical position will approach assessment holistically, using a variety of approaches to examine the library experience of students and faculty. S/he will prepare, administer, and compile results from surveys, focus groups, and other forms of quantitative or qualitative analyses to enable evidence-based decisions, to aid in planning, and to direct resources to areas of most critical need, all in support of the Library's strategic directions. The Assessment and User Experience Librarian will also work with the library's IT team, the Associate Dean, and front-line public services staff to improve users' interactions with the library.

The most attractive applicants will have at least 3 years of academic or research library experience, preferably in public services, outreach, or user assessment. Candidates should also have demonstrated experience with assessment tools and techniques in current use, including the design and execution of surveys and other qualitative or quantitative instruments or techniques. An ALA-accredited MLS or its equivalent will also be required, as will excellent analytical and oral and written communication skills, a demonstrated ability to use standard software for presentation of survey results, and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with a variety of faculty, staff, and students across the library and the university.

Formal academic training in cultural anthropology, sociology, psychology, or another social science field will also be desirable, as will experience with appropriate software applications (e.g., SPSS, ATLAS.ti) and with human subject research protocols, computer-human interaction studies, or similar social science investigation methods. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Librarians at Tulane are academic appointees who do not have tenure or faculty status, but who receive the benefits of faculty, including a choice of health plans, retirement plans, tuition waiver for self, and undergraduate tuition waiver for dependents. Professional travel support is available.

Tulane University is an AAU/Carnegie I/ARL Research Institution and is ranked by U.S. News and World Report among the top forty national universities in the United States. Howard-Tilton Memorial Library is the University's main library, with a collection of more than 4.5 million physical items, nearly 1 million e-books, thousands of digital images, and tens of thousands of databases, electronic journals, streaming audio files, and other scholarly resources. A recently-completed addition to the building added two new floors with expansive views of the campus and city of New Orleans and has quickly become a highly desirable space for studying and events.

The university is located in beautiful uptown New Orleans, bordering Audubon Park and the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line (listed on the United States National Register of Historic Places). The booming Freret Street corridor and many unique shops and restaurants are close by.

To apply for this position, please visit apply.interfolio.com/49922.

To ensure full consideration, applicants must submit a letter of application, resume, and the names with full contact information of at least three professional references.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is selected.

Tulane University is an AA/EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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Manager, Competitive Intelligence, RGA International, Toronto, Canada

To apply, click here.

Position Overview

(15 month Contract)

As part of Global Products and Market Intelligence (GPMI)'s Competitive Intelligence team, this role is charged with providing RGA research and comprehensive analysis of insurance and reinsurance market trends, tracking RGA's position relative to competitors on all relevant dimensions and delivering forward-looking and strategic insights. This in turn helps senior management identify actions needed to improve RGA's competitive position, also anticipating future industry and market trends, within its local, regional, corporate or global operations.

This role applies the standard for best practices in the competitive intelligence field at RGA. To accomplish this, it acquires and uses the in-depth knowledge of RGA's history, business and environment to pre-select, digest and present market insights for reflection and decision making. He/she works with the Director, Competitive Intelligence on complex market and industry projects and is expected to lead medium- to large-size projects of various complexity levels, including the communication of results to senior management. The role is responsible for the overall engagement model, analytic framework, process, toolset, and prioritization of needs with the client. This position works independently to prepare reports and forecasts of market and competitor trends drawing relevant conclusions and making recommendations. Reporting includes thought leadership content such as intelligence briefings, executive summaries, research bulletins, competitive environment assessments, as well as topical presentations, articles, and webcasts.

The role includes deputy responsibility when the Director, Competitive Intelligence is unavailable.

Responsibilities

Research (85%)

Competitive Intelligence manager works independently with senior staff and partners on specific projects involving design, collection, analysis, and interpretation of data. The role leads teams, or medium to large projects as required. The role regularly monitors, gathers and analyzes market and competitive information to respond to the ongoing intelligence needs of the organization.

  • Competitive Intelligence
    • Manages development of new intelligence products/publications and processes for customized competitive insights that have an effect on RGA strategy, market position and clients. Uses in-depth knowledge of, both, the insurance/reinsurance industry, and competitive intelligence best practices, to produce the insights
    • Develops and presents insights and recommendations to facilitate decision making, including, but not limited to, market assessments, competitor profiling, company briefings, intelligence briefings, newsletters, research bulletins, white papers and executive summaries.
    • Ensures that senior management's priority intelligence needs are met and updated, and that they are communicated appropriately and in a timely manner within the company. Serve as the competitive intelligence "point person" to gather, analyze and report competitive intelligence to key stakeholders across the organization.
    • Participates in the cross functional efforts to produce original Thought Leadership Content to further promote RGA's expertise and capabilities to clients and across the industry and markets using various media channels.
  •  Ad-hoc research
    • Leads research and market intelligence projects by providing guidance and direction to junior staff
    • Assigns and delegates tasks to junior staff as appropriate and ensures timely response and formatting of the final deliverable
    • Solves and completes complex financial and competitive analysis and synthesis from a variety of sources on behalf of all areas of RGA
    • Coordinates business and industry research and provides external data analysis and insights from industry analysts and related research firms on topics that span RGA's competitive environment

Infrastructure Support - Information Resources (15%)

    • Acts as a resource for team members with less experience. Provides periodic informal work guidance/direction to and training to team members with less experience
    • Directs work of other team members as needed
    • Steps in as Deputy when Director is unavailable
    • Actively participates as a team member in the department's projects, including recommending opportunities for process improvement, innovation and expense efficiencies
    • Manages special collections (i.e. competitive intelligence content and thought leadership content on GPMI SharePoint site). Ensures current and relevant content is always available
    • Oversees indexing, filing and tracking of competitive intelligence related activity and the use of competitive intelligence within the company
    • Reviews written briefings and summaries prior to submission
    • Participates in industry events and organizations to gain insight into market developments and build relationships that can be leveraged

Requirements

Knowledge

  • Five to ten years of experience in competitive analysis/competitive intelligence, market research, or strategic planning
  • Postgraduate education - Master's degree in economics, finance or business administration, preferably an MBA (competitive intelligence stream)
  • Demonstrated experience with 'best practices' in competitive intelligence
  • Knowledge of the insurance industry marketplace and competitive trends
  • Keen understanding of key markets and competitors
  • Comprehensive knowledge of online databases and information resources
  • Strong research skills and broad familiarity with analytical techniques and methodologies (SWOT analysis, Porter's 5 forces, etc.)
  • Experience with leading projects to deliver results under pressure

Skills

  • Superior analytical skills both, qualitative and quantitative, the ability to translate data to strategic advice
  • Ability to manage complex projects and to drive and facilitate cross-company discussions on emerging strategic issues
  • Strong critical thinking skills combined with extensive knowledge of search techniques and information sources
  • Experience working with senior managers and delivering boardroom presentations and webcasts
  • Nimble problem solver, applies new perspective using existing solutions
  • Client service oriented
  • Proven skills using Windows and Microsoft Office including MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint
  • Knowledge of Intranet and web publishing applications

Attributes/Competencies

  • Excellent communication and briefing abilities (verbal and written) along with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet tight time deadlines and multi-task effectively in situations i.e. gets the job done
  • Intuitive, yet logical; creative, diplomatic, tenacious, thoughtful, insightful
  • Excellent teamwork, a proven ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders
  • Motivated, flexible and the ability to adapt to change
  • Receptive to feedback and willing to learn
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently
  • Self-motivated and proactively takes initiative  

Company Overview

Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE: RGA) is a leader in the global life reinsurance industry with approximately $2.9 trillion of life reinsurance in force and assets of $44.7 billion. We are one of the largest life reinsurance companies in the world.

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Director, Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

The University of Notre Dame seeks a director for the Snite Museum of Art at a pivotal moment. The Director will work with university officials selecting the architect, constructing and opening in 2021 the new Raclin Murphy Museum of Art at Notre Dame. Will shape exhibitions and continue to enhance the Snite's role in the University within a new Arts District. Reports to the Vice President/Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs and works with a generous Advisory Council. Leads staff of 16 serving over 7,000 ND students and faculty, 15,000 primary and secondary-school students, and over 43,000 visitors annually. AAMD museum.

Responsibilities: Provide vision and lead strategic planning; play key part planning and launching the new museum; oversee operations and finances; conduct research for exhibitions and publications; work with development office to raise remaining capital for new museum (lead gifts in hand); ensure completion of a major digitizing project; act as advocate for/public face of museum; coordinate and partner with ND academic departments, colleges and schools to enhance role of the arts in the curriculum.

Qualifications: Must be versed in current art-museum innovations; an outgoing, collaborative relationship builder. MA or PhD in Art History, Fine Arts or Museum Studies; at least five years' directing an art museum or leading a large museum department; experience with facility-planning and construction, or similar large-scale museum project.

ND is situated in an upcoming small Indiana city with low cost of living 90-miles from Chicago.

For detailed criteria, Visit http://museum-search.com/open-searches/ 

EOE, no faith requirement. Nominations welcome.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Research Information Scientist, Abbot, Abbot Park, IL

Please click on the link to apply.

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
A Biomedical and Business Searcher to define and conduct scientific, business, and IP-related searches. Review, analyze and synthesize search results. Present deliverables to clients to enable assessments, and to support decision-making within R&D and overall business processes.

Main outputs are:

  • Conducts literature searches
  • Provides research results with value-added analysis
  • Creates and monitors current awareness on industry related topics

Key Responsibilities

  • Defines search strategy and relevant criteria (databases, indexing, keywords)
  • Conducts accurate, comprehensive, literature searches in scientific, business, legal and news databases
  • Supports project based searching, including searches related to competitive intelligence
  • Consults with business, scientific or legal clients to determine research needs and applies appropriate information strategies to solving problems
  • Creates and delivers well researched reports that are clearly structured, and that address the issue
  • Monitors, updates, and improves knowledge and expertise with respect to information research tools and resources

Key Skills

  • B.S. in Science required, with at least 5-7 years relevant experience in healthcare, corporate or library setting
  • MS degree in Library Science and/or a combination of relevant searching experience preferred
  • Strong proficiency of secondary research tools and information retrieval techniques using databases and platforms such as Medline, Embase, lnspec, STN, Factiva, Proquest Dialog, Thomson ONE
  • Ability to review, analyze and synthesize technical information
  • Ability to work with clients to develop solutions that meet expectations and deliver value
  • High customer focus, flexibility, initiative, ability to prioritize workload, high accuracy, diligence and a fast responder
  • Excellent people skills, ability to work well in a team and in an individual capacity, and willingness to take the lead on initiatives or as assigned
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn, and continuously develops talents, skills and abilities
  • Takes ownership of results, approaching work with a winning attitude
  • Excellent problem solving skills, verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional attitude to allow agile and proactive responses to changing business demands and opportunities
  • Fluency in English (any other language is an advantage)

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Head of User Services, California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA

The University Library at California State University, Sacramento invites applications for the position of Head of User Services. This position provides leadership for user-centered services to support the academic, professional, and personal success of a diverse student population. 

Responsibilities include the management of circulation services, collections and building support, course reserves, resource sharing.

The Head of User Services participates as a member of library-wide groups, task forces, and project teams as appropriate and is expected to work comfortably and with a high degree of expertise in a shared decision-making environment. As a department head, this position will foster an environment where strategic and well-informed risk taking is encouraged. As a member of Department Heads Council, this position is participate in library-wide planning and policy making, the incumbent works with other library leaders to shape strategic directions for the Library.

Complete information on the position and instructions on how to apply can be found here csus.peopleadmin.com/postings/3009. EEO/ADA 

Initial review of applications begins 05/10/2018.

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Senior Librarian, Santa Clarita Public Library, Santa Clarita, CA

The City of Santa Clarita is recruiting to fill three Senior Librarian positions. This recruitment is part of our transition of the Santa Clarita Public Library from outsourced operation to public management by city employees. Located in Southern California, the City of Santa Clarita is top-ranked nationally for livability, safety and quality of life.

 

Each Senior Librarian will supervise a major library-wide section such as Children's Services, Young Adult Services, or Collection Management.

 

The salary range is $71,614 to $89,419, plus full municipal benefits including participation in California Public Employees Retirement System. It is anticipated this salary range will be increased by cost of living effective July 1st.

 

The application deadline is Monday, April 23, 2018 at 12:00 noon.

 

More information is available on this recruitment at this link.

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Librarian, Blue School, New York City, NY

Blue School is an independent PK-8 school located in lower Manhattan. Blue School's mission statement defines creative thinking, academic mastery and self and social intelligence as its core values.

 

In the Fall of 2018, Blue School will open a second campus for grades 4-8. The campus expansion includes a two-story Library and Media Center. Blue School is seeking an energetic, collaborative and community-minded individual to curate and integrate existing library resources into the school's new facilities. This individual would be integral in building a school-wide library system that spans two locations and various developmental levels.

 

Managing and Leading Blue School's Library

  • Work alongside teachers and administrators to develop and maintain an inclusive and enriching library system; codify library norms and best practices

  • Work alongside students and teachers to support the use of the library and its technological/multimedia resources as tools for research and curriculum development

  • Cultivate a literary space that includes a diverse collection of authors and stories

  • Manage and maintain school-wide library budgets and add titles to the school-wide library database

  • Promote Blue School's inquiry-rich, co-constructivist culture of exploration and research using library resources

  • Encourage the use of the Library and its resources as a tool for developmentally appropriate research practices

  • Teach library classes focused on upper grades (4th-8th grade) around media and digital literacy

  • Participate in discussions with students, teachers and administrators around classroom learning opportunities that can be supported by the Library

  • Design and lead student, faculty and parent workshops around information technology, digital technology and library resources

 

Key Qualities Include:

  • A Master's or higher degree in Education, Information Sciences/Librarianship is preferred

  • Professional experience with library administration, planning and management

  • Professional experience working with students in a library or classroom setting

  • Professional experience in facilitating the exploration of texts from diverse authors and communities

  • A positive, collaborative and community-oriented mindset

  • An up-to-date knowledge of current education technology trends and contemporary education practices

  • An especially strong knowledge of middle grades and young adult fiction with experience making thoughtful recommendations to students

 

This is a full-time, exempt position. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to hr@blueschool.org with Librarian in the subject line. Blue School is an equal opportunity employer.

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Associate University Librarian, Collections Strategy and Services, UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries seeks a dynamic, innovative, and forward-thinking senior leader who will develop and execute strategy for one of the nation's leading university libraries. Reporting directly to Elaine Westbrooks, UNC's recently-appointed Vice Provost for University Libraries and University Librarian, this individual will be part of a leadership team working together to transform its library system to meet the evolving needs of its constituents. A core part of this roles will be expanding and enhancing partnerships with the University community, alumni, and donors.

 

  • Associate University Librarian for Collections Strategy and Services will lead the development and management of library collections and to install a comprehensive content strategy. The Library is looking for a leader who will want to make Carolina a model for the nation in how it defines, expands, and sustains research collections in the digital age, and who will transform how Carolina builds collections that provide the highest level of services throughout the research lifecycle.

 

The University Libraries, one of the largest research libraries in the south, is an essential part of the University's educational and research efforts. It includes 9 libraries on campus, including the Health Sciences Library, Walter Royal Davis Library, Louis Round Wilson Special Collections Library, and the R.B. House Undergraduate Library. The University Libraries hold approximately 9.2 million volumes and extensive collections of manuscripts, audio visual, microforms, graphics, government documents and rare books. The Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the Council on Library and Information Resources, and theCenter for Research Libraries. Together with the libraries at Duke UniversityNorth Carolina Central University, and North Carolina State University, the members of the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN) provide services and collections to their students, faculty, and staff in support of the education, research, healing, and service missions of the universities

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the country's oldest state university. UNC Chapel Hill has an enrollment of approximately 29,000 students, employs more than 3,500 members of the faculty, and offers 69 doctoral degrees as well as professional degrees in medicine, social work, information science, and law.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please visit the position posting at: http://library.unc.edu/hr/employment.

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Digital Library Asset Management Assistant, LibGig, West Los Angeles, CA

LibGig, a LAC Group Company, seeks a Digital Library Asset Management Assistant for an academic library client in the West Los Angeles area. The position will be responsible for managing and maintaining the Digital Library's assets and accompanying metadata that reside within or are destined for the Digital Library's asset management systems and publication platforms. This is a full-time employment position.

POSITION SUMMARY

  • Responsible for implementation of workflows for ingest, arrangement, description, and access following Digital Library standards.
  • Support the work of project managers on digitization projects, ensuring that projects follow best practices and DL standards.
  • Check filenames / object models of digitized assets to ensure they can be ingested.
  • Ingest assets and metadata into DAMS and related platforms.
  • Check metadata for correct mappings, required fields, adherence to standards, etc.
  • Manage files on networked file storage
  • Coordinate QA of assets and metadata by DL students and/or project partners.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's Degree in Library Science or Information Services is a plus.
  • Previous experience with digital asset management solutions and workflows, preferably in an academic, public or corporate library environment is required.
  • Knowledge of digital assets including ingest, storage, discovery, access, publication, and preservation as well as metadata standards, ontologies, and controlled vocabularies for describing digital assets.
  • Familiarity with third party and open source tools for managing digital assets and repository software


To apply, visit: https://goo.gl/ufwF3n

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Library Technician, LAC Federal, Bethesda, MD

LAC Federal is seeking a Library Technician for a temporary assignment (4 months) with a federal agency in Bethesda, MD. The Technician will be helping patrons find and use print, electronic, and audio-visual resources, and provide technical assistance when needed. Work will be performed on site. This is a full time, 40 hour a week; Monday to Friday, role. 

To apply, please visit: https://goo.gl/XHq99u


Duties for this position include:

  • Answering routine telephone or in-person reference inquiries, referring patrons to librarians for further assistance, when necessary
  • Cataloging, processing, and shelving library materials to prepare them for inclusion in library collections
  • Reserving, circulating, renewing, and discharging books, periodicals, and other materials
  • Providing assistance to teachers and students by locating materials and helping to complete special projects
  • Maintaining and troubleshooting problems with library equipment including computers, photocopiers, and audiovisual equipment
  • Train other staff, volunteers or student assistants, and scheduling and supervising their work.

 
Qualifications:

  • Recent Library Technician experience
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products and the Voyager catalog record system.
  • Must be able to lift boxes up to 50 lbs. and possess the ability to shelve items on top shelves

 
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recent experience interpreting bibliographic data elements and searching bibliographic records in an online environment is desired.
  • Experience working with serial publications and experience with imaging techniques is highly desirable.
  • Basic knowledge of biomedical information and history is preferred.

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Librarian, Instruction and Outreach, Diablo Valley College Library, Pleasant Hill, CA

Librarian, Instruction and Outreach

 

Diablo Valley College Library seeks a creative and service-oriented librarian for a full-time, tenure-track librarian position. The successful candidate will work with students, faculty, and staff to support initiatives promoting effective learning and information discovery both in-person and online. The primary responsibility of this position is to provide shared leadership in the development, delivery, and assessment of library instruction.

 

This position works an academic year calendar (approximately 8 months) with opportunities for additional work and pay during the summer months.

 

For information regarding the Diablo Valley College Library, please visit http://www.dvc.edu/library/

 

For a complete position description, qualifications, and to apply online, go to https://www.4cdcareers.net/postings/5107.

 

Candidates may use Skype/Zoom for the first round of interviews. If invited for a teaching demo, that must be done in-person at the College. All required travel is at the candidate's expense.

 

Closing date: 5/14/18.

 

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Director, American Folk Art Museum, New York, NY

AMERICAN FOLK ART MUSEUM DIRECTOR

New York, NY The American Folk Art Museum seeks a new Director who will join a dynamic institution with a resilient spirit and fresh sense of possibility. The American Folk Art Museum is the premier institution devoted to the creative expressions of self-taught artists, past and present.

Reporting to the President of the board of Trustees, the new Director must have a strong track record of fundraising and/or the ability to build a network of funding sources, particularly individual major donors. After gaining a comprehensive overview of the Museum's history, collections, purpose, staff, operations, exhibitions, education and public programs, and base of financial support, the Director will focus primarily on assuring the Museum's fiscal sustainability.

The Director will lead staff in a concerted effort to bolster the Museum's marketing and public relations, and work closely with Board members and other stakeholders to increase contributed and earned revenue. The Director will directly or indirectly supervise nearly 30 on-call, full-, and part-time staff members. S/he will partner with staff on a strategic approach to audience development and programming to appeal to wider and more diverse audiences.

The Director will also become acquainted with individual Board members and understand their strengths and capabilities, partnering with them to bring forth their best ideas, efforts, resources, and contacts. The American Folk Art Museum has retained the executive search firm of Korn Ferry to assist in the search. Please email nominations and applications (resume/CV and cover letter) to: Naree W.S. Viner, Nonprofit Practice, at AFAMDirector@kornferry.com

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Director, Archives & Library, The Henry Ford, Dearborn, MI

Position: Director, Archives and Library, The Henry Ford (Dearborn, Michigan)

Responsible/Reports To: Senior Director of Historical Resources

Supervises: The Henry Ford's Archives and Library staff

Overview

Works Closely With:

  • Curators, Registrar, Collection Manager, Chief Conservator
  • Ford Motor Company's Heritage Brand Manager
  • Internal and external stakeholders

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leadership and management of The Henry Ford's Archives and Library staff
  • Ensuring growth, stewardship and services of Archives and Library
  • Digital programs and oversight and Improving collections accessibility
  • Monitoring budgetary requirements, costs, and efficiencies
  • Effective communications with internal and external stakeholders
  • Identification of new audiences and program opportunities, and market ideas

Areas of Expertise:

  • Archival, museum, and collections-related practices, professional standards and methods
  • Professional, ethical and legal issues surrounding collections acquisitions, deaccessioning, access, collections digitization, and intellectual property

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree - information management, archives administration, or related field
  • Five years experience - archival and library collections and digital collections management
  • Five years of administrative and supervisory experience in a cultural institution
  • Strong written and oral communications skills

Useful Experience:

  • Outreach experience across a variety of subjects and collection areas
  • Development of collateral materials and product and/or program ideas
  • Familiarity with exhibition concepts and various media
  • Creative thinking about encouraging use of archives and library resources

To Apply: Please contact ledgerly@winthropgroup.com for full description.

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Assistant/Associate Librarian, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI

12-Month, Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Librarian (INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN LIBRARIAN)

Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Libraries seeks applications for an Instructional Design Librarian to provide leadership and ongoing support for online, hybrid, and in-person library instruction by developing strategic and re-imagined approaches to teaching information literacy and supporting faculty colleagues in research assignment development. The Instructional Design Librarian is a key member of the Libraries team and will collaborate with colleagues across departments and the campus. This position will give the selected candidate the opportunity to:

CREATE--The Instructional Design Librarian will be responsible for partnering in the creation of learning objects and instructional integrations. The position will also assist in the creation of guidelines for best practice and consistency in learning object creation. There will also be opportunities to collaborate and consult for a variety of learning methods and modes.

LEAD--The Instructional Design Librarian will track developments in pedagogical practices, information literacy, and education technology. Additionally, they will lead the ongoing development of education and learning assessment best practices. The incumbent will also provide leadership as the Libraries continue to support the campus-wide rising demand for online and hybrid instruction. As a faculty position there will be opportunities to participate on Library and University committees.

COLLABORATE--The Instructional Design Librarian will work closely with teams both internal and external to the library and will provide opportunities to work with faculty, staff, and students across the GVSU Libraries and the University. Early collaboration will begin with liaison librarians, the Libraries' User Experience Team, the Knowledge Market (a peer-to-peer consultation service), and the GVSU's Instructional Design for eLearning. We invite applicants who have innovative and creative approaches to their work and who bring a user focus to all aspects of their work.

GROW-- GVSU librarians are full members of the university faculty as such they must possess the potential to fulfill the University Libraries' requirements for promotion and tenure by engaging in scholarship and professional development and contributing service to the institution, including faculty governance. In support of this requirement, GVSU and the GVSU Libraries have a culture that encourages professional growth and development. Funding for conference travel and the dissemination of scholarly output is provided by both the Libraries and the University via internal grants. For more information on how GVSU supports travel and scholarship, please see the Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Center grants page at https://www.gvsu.edu/ftlc/grants-47.htm and the Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence dissemination travel grant page at https://www.gvsu.edu/csce/dissemination-travel-grant-13.htm.

Discover more about the benefits GVSU offers by visiting https://gvsu.edu/library/hiring, the GVSU Wellness website (https://www.gvsu.edu/bewellgv), or the GVSU HR site (https://www.gvsu.edu/hro).

Learn more about the position by reading the position description for the Instructional Design Librarian at http://jobs.gvsu.edu and search for Instructional Design

Interested in applying? Go http://jobs.gvsu.edu and search for Instructional Design. Applications accepted until May 4.

Questions? Feel free to contact Jon Jeffryes, search committee chair via email jeffryjo@gvsu.edu or telephone 616-331-3636.

Qualifications
Required:

  • Master's Degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) or from a program in a country with a formal accreditation process as identified by ALA
  • Experience with educational technologies
  • Experience working on multiple projects simultaneously employing strategic prioritization of work and time management skills
  • Knowledge of pedagogical best practices, trends, and assessment with a particular focus in information literacy
  • Strong collaboration skills with experience leading a project to completion
  • Commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion as well as a focus on user needs and experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills, such as confident humility and the ability to interact with others with respect and empathy

Preferred:

  • Experience developing student-led learning activities (open pedagogy) in the creation of online or in-person instruction sessions
  • Experience with slide design or learning object creation
  • Knowledge of universal design for learning with a focus on accessibility and usability
  • Experience managing projects with multiple stakeholders
  • Understanding of copyright in application to learning object creation and instructional practices

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Associate Research Scientist, OCLC, Dublin, OH

OCLC Research is hiring an Associate Research Scientist to work with the User Research group.

 

OCLC, a worldwide library services organization headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, is a leader in information technologies and innovative online services. With office locations around the globe, OCLC employees are dedicated to offering premier services and software to help libraries cut costs while keeping pace with the demands of our information-driven society.

 

As a member of the user behavior research activity area, the Associate Research Scientist will work with the research team on all aspects of qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis, such as recruitment of study participants, development and administration of online questionnaires and individual and focus group interview protocols, use of data analysis programs, and oral and written dissemination of results. Responsibilities also include user-centered data mining activities, such as analyzing log files from WorldCat and other institutional databases and catalogs in order to identify search and retrieval patterns to make recommendations for product enhancement and development. Working with the research team, the Associate Research Scientist also will make recommendations for, develop, and test user-centered OCLC interfaces, products, and services.

 

The complete position description and application details are available at https://oclc.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/OCLC_Careers/job/Corporate-Office---Dublin/Associate-Research-Scientist_R0000798.

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Executive Director, Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Cazenovia, NY

The Executive Director is responsible for guiding the successful operation of the programs and landscape of the Stone Quarry Hill Art Park. This includes on-going development and day-to-day oversight of the diverse programs, the integration of landscape and art, marketing, community relations, and fiscal and personnel management.

Application materials are required to be submitted to Kelli Johnson, Interim Executive Director at: kelli@stonequarryhillartpark.org 

For inquires related to the search, contact Matt Potteiger, Chair of the Search Committee, at mpotteig@syr.edu or via phone at 315-427-9208.

Include in your application: C.V. or resume, a narrative description of your background, interests, and qualifications for the position. Include a brief discussion of what would see as the opportunities of integrating art and landscape at Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, a list of at least three references with addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses. Please indicate your relationship to each person on this list. Although applications will be accepted until the position is filled, candidates should submit their application by May 21, 2018, to assure optimal consideration. Interviews are anticipated in June of 2018 with a negotiable Summer 2018 start date.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

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Assistant/Associate Librarian, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, Salt Lake City, UT

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) at the University of Utah invites applications for two (2) full-time, tenure-track faculty librarians at the assistant or associate level. We are seeking individuals who are interested in liaison work, embedding into health sciences curricula through innovative instructional design, providing exceptional research support, and implementing technology solutions for information-related issues.

The Assistant or Associate Librarian will work closely with members of the Education and Research team and report directly to the Associate Director for Education and Research. This position is a full-time, tenure track faculty position. All librarians are expected to contribute to the profession through service, scholarship, outreach, and mentoring. The Library will be piloting a liaison service model to provide support to health sciences schools and colleges. Successful candidates will bring to the position a mindset of continuous quality improvement, collaboration and creative problem solving. This position will require being comfortable with uncertainty, an ability to respond to changes in the work environment, and being able to build relationships with educators, researchers and health practitioners.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required

  • Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited library school or other relevant accredited graduate degree
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work as a team member and independently
  • Flexibility and adaptability for work in a fast-paced environment
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and community
  • Commitment to service
  • Sense of humor

Please note that you do not need a background in the health sciences to apply

For more information, see the full job description: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/74826

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University's nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

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Library Archives Officer and Chief Librarian, Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños, Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY

POSITION DETAILS

The Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños/Center for Puerto Rican Studies is a university-based research institute, housed at Hunter College, whose mission consists of two components. One is to collect, preserve and provide access to archival and library resources documenting the history and culture of Puerto Ricans. The other is to produce, facilitate, and disseminate interdisciplinary research about the diasporic experience of Puerto Ricans and to link this scholarly inquiry to social action and policy debates.

The Centro Library and Archives is responsible for comprehensively collecting, organizing, maintaining and making available primary and secondary sources on the Puerto Rican experience. The Library and Archives shares and supports Centro's overall mission. The Library collects in all areas of Puerto Rican Studies and in all formats. It is particularly strong in the area of migration and the diasporic experience. The library also acquires materials related to other Latinos in the United States. The Archives' strengths are principally in the area of social history, but holds important collections that highlight culture and the arts.

 

The Chief Librarian and Archivist reports to the Center Director. In addition to the CUNY Title overview, the Chief Librarian and Archivist for the Centro Library and Archives has the responsibilities of but not limited to :

  1. Overall Management of the Centro Library and Archives
  • Overseeing delivery of services by full and part time staff, student assistants and consultants
  • Hiring, supervising and encouraging professional staff development
  • Preparing budget requests, writing grants and identifying external resources to complement the Centro Library and Archives' operational budget
  • Promoting library resource development (identifying resources, purchasing and requesting donations of books and reference materials)
  • Developing Archives collections (identifying collections, pursuing donations and/or acquisition of collections), negotiating archival collections donations and pursuing relations with potential donors.
  • Assessing staff, services, facilities, collection conditions, use of digital technologies and programs for the delivery of library and archives information services on short and long term basis
  • Fundraising, lobbying potential donors and serving as the fiscal manager of grants and special allocations assigned to the Library and Archives
  • Outreaching to patrons and developing public relations activities (e.g. Gallery events, lectures and panels) of the Library and Archives
  • Leading the Centro Library and Archives in fostering relationships with Hunter Library, College administration and CUNY-wide programs
  • Speaking on behalf of the Centro Library and Archives in public forums and presentations
  • Providing leadership and advice to state and national leaders in the field of Puerto Rican/Latino Studies and library and archives research centers
  • Working with diverse population composed of students, academics, community and donors, and assure accessibility of resources and services to all

2. In addition, s/he is a member of the Centro Coordinating Committee (staff advisory group to the Centro Director)

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience required.

The preferred candidate will have:

  • MLS and/or MA from accredited school preferred;
  • Training in Library and/or Archives but with knowledge and interest in both areas.
  • S/he must demonstrate a profound interdisciplinary understanding of the Puerto Rican experience; a broad knowledge of U.S. based Puerto Rican communities and Puerto Rican/Latino Studies.
  • Eight years or more of relevant experience, including Library /Archives.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Fully conversant with library/archives technology.
  • Fundraising and grant management experience preferred.
  • Fully bilingual in Spanish and English.

 

CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW

Directs a specialized academic and/or research center.

  • Designs, implements and monitors curriculum for programs sponsored by the Center
  • Oversees the design and delivery of courses and workshops; assesses learning outcomes
  • Develops and manages Center's budget and operations
  • Implements ongoing faculty and/or student development activities
  • Plans, develops, and initiates strategies for generating resources and/or revenues
  • May seek and acquire grant funding to further advance Center initiatives
  • Manages professional and clerical staff
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

CUNY TITLE

Higher Education Officer

FLSA

Exempt

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.

 

HOW TO APPLY Go to: https://cuny.jobs/new-york-ny/centro-library-archives-officer-and-chief-librarian-centro-de-estudios-puertorriquenos-academic-center-director/4CA71CD9E8304C01AAAD75F910618B97/job/

Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.

CLOSING DATE

The committee will review complete applications on February 8, 2018. The search will continue until an appropriate candidate is found.

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

 

Job Title: Centro Library Archives Officer and Chief Librarian - Centro de Estudios Puertorriquenos

Job ID: 18127

Location: Hunter College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Multiple Positions, New York City Department of Records & Information Services, New York, NY

All resumes and cover letters must be submitted through the NYC Jobs Portal.

Search for Job IDS:

  • #339793
  • #339606
  • #339742

Job #1: PUBLIC RECORDS AIDE

The NYC Municipal Archives seeks conservation technicians to re-house, inventory, and digitize a collection of historical architectural building plans that date from the 1860s to the 1970s. Under supervision, the technicians will remove the rolled plans from storage, surface clean, flatten, enter descriptive information into a spreadsheet, arrange according to permit identification numbers, re-house and label. The technicians will also assist with digitizing selected plans, and identifying items requiring conservation treatment. Preferred candidates will have experience processing archival materials. Qualified candidates must be detail-oriented and organized. These are temporary positions - approximately 15 months. N.B. This position will include climbing ladders, handling dusty and dirty materials, and moving and lifting heavy over-size plan bundles that weigh as much as 50 lbs

Job #2: PUBLIC RECORDS OFFICER

The NYC Municipal Archives seeks a Public Records Officer to lead a team of conservation technicians re-housing, inventorying and digitizing a collection of historical architectural building plans that date from the 1860s to the 1970s. Tasks include removing the rolled plans from storage, surface cleaning, flattening, entering descriptive information into a spreadsheet, arranging according to permit identification numbers, re-housing and labeling. Duties will also include selecting plans for digitization and identifying items requiring conservation treatment. As the team leader this position will have responsibility for ensuring the work flow is maintained, supervising and scheduling subordinate staff, and coordinating with conservation, digital laboratory, and archival processing staff. Candidates should have knowledge of architectural plan reproduction processes and experience conducting conservation surveys. Qualified candidates must be detail-oriented and organized. This is a temporary position - approximately 15 months. N.B. This position will include climbing ladders, handling dusty and dirty materials, and moving and lifting heavy over-size plan bundles that weigh as much as 50 lbs.

#3: COMMUNITY COORDINATOR

The Public Programming and Development officer is responsible for preparing and implementing a strategic plan for programming, outreach and education initiatives at the Department of Records and Information Services. The Public Programming and Development officer duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and manage plans for individual events, series and on-going programs and education projects
  • Develop opportunities for outreach within New York City communities
  • Proactively coordinate with internal teams on a variety of matters that intersect with public programming and education initiatives
  • Plan and implement a development strategy for new and renewed funding sources to support programming, education, and other agency projects
  • Provide direction and communication to team regarding ongoing projects and tasks
  • Support efforts of the agency, working collaboratively and in a team environment
  • Write, edit, and design publicity materials for events, programs, and education projects
  • Manage staff and interns

External Candidates please go to www.nyc.gov/careers

Current NYC employees please go to www.nyc.gov/ess 

NO E-MAILS, PHONE CALLS, FAXES OR PERSONAL INQUIRIES PERMITTED. NOTE: ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES UNDER CONSIDERATION WILL BE CONTACTED. APPOINTMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET (OMB) APPROVAL.

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

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Director, Library Technology & Collection Management, California State University, Fresno, CA

The salary is competitive and is negotiable depending on the strength of qualifications. This is a CSU Management Personnel Plan (MPP) position with an attractive benefits package which includes but is not limited to: a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month; 12+ paid holidays; excellent choice of medical, dental and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, life insurance; and retirement benefits.

Salary Range: $44,712 - $153,204

Experience

  • Five (5) years or more of substantial Technical Services, Collections or IT management experience in an academic or research library.
  • Five (5) years of progressively responsible management and supervisory experience.
  • Experience with successfully developing, managing, and completing large complex projects in a library or similar environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Successful experience supervising librarians.
  • Experience leading initiatives in resource description at a library-wide, system-wide, or regional level.
  • Experience preparing statistics and reports to help administrators and groups make data-informed decisions.
  • Significant experience working in or having a management role in acquisitions and/or cataloging.
  • Experience working with electronic resources management systems (ERMS)
  • Successful experience in assessment and evaluation of research libraries' collections
  • Experience assessing and negotiating licenses for online resources.
  • Experience working with general and specialized vendors, publishers, and approval plans.
  • Experience working in a collective bargaining environment.
  • Experience working with Alma.

Skills:

  • Ability to oversee technical services, institutional repository, systems experts, and collections management processes in the full range of subjects at Fresno State.
  • Professional experience that includes the management of resources and personnel in an academic or research library setting.
  • Commitment to representing the library and participating in the development of California State University (CSU) policies and maintenance of the new consortia and local system.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct critical analysis and apply knowledge about: scholarly research and communications; information technologies; and information discovery systems.
  • Understanding of digital library preservation and curation concepts, policies, and best practices. With colleagues, monitor current standards and explore emerging technologies to more effectively support the organization of and access to library resources.
  • Knowledge of budget planning and forecasting and demonstrated ability to prepare and manage annual reports, budgets and planning.
  • Demonstrated understanding of scholarly communications issues and new models that are shaping the future of academic publishing.
  • Substantial and successful working experience and demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of cataloging standards, tools, and resources (MARC21, RDA, AACR2, FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records) conceptual model, Library of Congress - Program for Cooperative Cataloging Policy Statements (LC-PCC-PSs), Bibframe, Linked Data, Library of Congress Classification System, ClassWeb, Library of Congress Subject Headings, Cataloger's Desktop, and MARC Edit.)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in working with other (non-MARC) metadata schema (e.g., Dublin Core, EAD, TEI, MODS, and METS.)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of authority control and its role in current (MARC21) library catalogs and institutional repositories with vision of its future role with the Linked Data environment of the Semantic Web.
  • Demonstrated successful experience of managing workflow of at least one area of Technical Services, such as acquisitions, monographic cataloging or serials cataloging, or electronic resources management.
  • Ability to coordinate projects for non-MARC metadata from our digital collections and establish and document relevant policies and procedures to ensure efficient workflows for all library content.
  • Knowledge of current issues and trends in collection strategies, collection management, copyright, and preservation facing academic and research libraries.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written).
  • Strong decision-making skills and the ability to work under pressure. Proven expertise with current technologies, platforms, and products that support library information technology.
  • Commitment to fostering a diverse workplace, building a diverse workforce, and supporting staff professional development at all levels.

As the center of campus intellectual discovery, the Henry Madden Library at Fresno State promotes teaching, learning, research, and scholarly communication at the University by integrating the Library with campus student success programs and instruction. One of 23 libraries in the California State University System, the Library holds over 1.2 million volumes, comprising print and electronic monographs and serials, and is a Federal Document Depository. The Library's mission is to inspire excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarly activities.

The Director of Library Technology and Collection Management reports to the Dean of Library Services and serves as a member of the library's senior leadership team which plans library-wide services, facilitates operations, and resolves issues. The Director is primarily responsible for developing strategic directions for managing access to physical and virtual collections and digital services and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Technology Services and Collection Management Division including materials in all formats, electronic resources management, collection development and collections budget management, and cataloging in all formats. The Director also leads this division in meeting library and digital scholarship needs and ensuring the continued implementation of technologies that serve teaching and research at Fresno State. The Director also oversees and provides infrastructure support to promote the Fresno State Digital Repository (FSDR) as an integrated tool in scholarly communication and research throughout the University. As a leader, the Director will foster an environment where strategic and well-informed risk taking is encouraged. As a member of the Library Leadership Team, this person is responsible for library-wide planning and policy making. The incumbent works with other library leaders to shape strategic directions for the Henry Madden Library.

Education: Master of Library Science (MLS) or equivalent from an American Library Association accredited program or international equivalent.

To Apply:

Individuals interested in being considered for this position should submit an on-line application and attach the following supporting documents: 1) resume, 2) letter of interest which includes a narrative detailing how the candidate fulfills each of the required and preferred items listed under Qualifications, and 3) names, email addresses and telephone numbers of three references who can provide current assessments of the candidate's qualifications for the position. Pursuant to Executive Order 883, reasonable accommodation is to be provided upon request from an employee or applicant with disabilities, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the campus. What constitutes a reasonable accommodation is to be determined by the campus on a case-by-case basis after it has received the individual's request for accommodation and engaged in an interactive process. Employees or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation should contact Human Resources directly at (559) 278-2032.

To apply for this or any open position at Fresno State visit our online employment site at: http://jobs.csufresno.edu/

Applicants will receive confirmation of receipt of their application materials via automatic email reply. In addition, qualified applicants will receive email notification at the conclusion of the recruitment process.

This is a full-time management position covered by the California State University Management Personnel Plan. Under this plan, employees are subject to management reviews and serve at the pleasure of the University President of that campus.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, any offer of employment is contingent upon verification of individual's eligibility to be employed in the United States.

California State University, Fresno, in conjunction with the CSU policy, requires that the successful candidate complete a full background check (including a criminal records check) prior to assuming this position. Failure to satisfactorily complete or pass the background check may impact the job offer or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for posted positions identified as sensitive.

California State University, Fresno annual security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Fresno State, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to or accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, alcohol/drug use, crime prevention, reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters.

You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Campus Police Department or by accessing the following web site: http://www.fresnostate.edu/adminserv/police/clery/index.html

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following web site: https://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO1083-rev-7-21-17.html

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Librarian, Medical Education & Clinical Outreach, UCR, Riverside, CA

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Science Liaison Librarian, Grand Valley State University Libraries, Allendale, MI

12-Month, Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Librarian (LIAISON LIBRARIAN)

 

FULL DESCRIPTION

Grand Valley State University Libraries seeks inclusive, user-oriented, and collegial applicants for a liaison librarian position. The incumbent will partner with undergraduate and graduate programs in the departments of Biomedical Sciences, Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Movement Science, Physics, and Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute (AWRI). These departments are housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

 

Liaison librarians at GVSU provide library instruction, collection development, and scholarly communications outreach in their assigned areas.  They offer consultations for instructional and research services tailored to the needs of diverse students and faculty in liaison departments. They will demonstrate a commitment to student success, an understanding of the liberal education mission and the ability to work collaboratively and independently within a dynamic team-based organization.

 

This is a tenure-track, 12-month appointment. This position reports to the Head of Liberal Arts Programs and is located on GVSU's Allendale campus. GVSU librarians are full members of the university faculty; as such they must possess the potential to fulfill the University Libraries' requirements for promotion and tenure, are expected to engage in scholarship and professional development, and contribute service to the institution, including faculty governance.

 

REQUIREMENTS

Required Qualifications: Master of Information and/or Library Science degree from an ALA accredited institution; ability to function in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work independently and in a team environment; strong commitment to public service. 

 

Preferred

Qualifications: Undergraduate or graduate degree in Biomedical Sciences, Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Movement Science, Physics; knowledge with collection development; experience developing and delivering instructional programming; experience using and teaching research databases; ability to learn and use new instructional technologies.

 

 

 

HOW TO APPLY

A complete position description, as well as required qualifications and application information, can be found at jobs.gvsu.edu. Please submit a current CV or resume, cover letter and list of three professional references when applying. Application deadline is on April 13, 2018. Grand Valley State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. GVSU librarians enjoy a comprehensive benefit package, including support for professional development.

 

Grand Valley State University Libraries is a recipient of the Association of College and Research Libraries 2012 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award and a member of the ACRL Diversity Alliance. Grand Valley State University is a public four-year comprehensive university located in west Michigan with campuses in Allendale, Grand Rapids and Holland, plus centers in Muskegon and Traverse City. The University attracts more than 22,000 students with high quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities. The greater Grand Rapids metropolitan area has a population of over one million, is rich in cultural amenities, and in easy driving distance of superb summer and winter recreational venues.

For more information visit our FAQ: https://gvsu.edu/library/hiring

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Access Services Librarian, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL

Job Function:

  • The Carl S. Swisher Library seeks applications from innovative, enthusiastic, service-oriented candidates with strong communication and collaboration skills for the position of Access Services Librarian. This position works directly with the Circulation Services Manager in the planning and evaluation of the Swisher Library collections. This position will also serve as the STEM librarian liaison role supporting the growing undergraduate and graduate programs. 


Description of Essential Job Functions:

  • Administrates OCLC WorldShare Platform system and other related WMS applications in order to provide maximum quality service to library users. Contributes to the maintenance (selection, weeding, and assessment) of collections in physical and online formats reviewing and maintaining WorldCat Local settings. Records statistics as necessary.
  • Works closely with the Circulation Services Manager in planning larger collection projects from planning to completion. Assumes responsibility of library operations in the absence of the Circulation Services Manager position. Takes part in the recruitment, training, and supervision of library assistants and Circulation Manager; becomes familiar with the circulation functions and overall workflow in: serials, ILL, and special collections.
  • Establishes the dissertation and thesis workflow of graduate programs repository, developing policy, and improving access for this collection.
  • Works with other librarians to promote end-user self-sufficiency. Participates with other librarians in Library Liaison Program and active library instruction program; helps develop appropriate teaching materials to meet faculty-teaching objectives
  • Actively participates as a library liaison for STEM-related programs for acquisition of materials and provides specialized information services. Attends campus committee meetings, submit reports, and special projects. Communicates and solicits input from faculty.
  • Maintains library LibGuides and links to online journal and database subscription and Internet resources. Works with other librarians to develop intuitive, user-friendly library web pages and social media content.
  • Provides traditional and online reference services to students, faculty, and staff to help meet information and research needs in all available formats. Shares in providing reference services on scheduled nights and weekends with other librarians.
  • Participate in the development of library-wide policies, collection development, special projects, procedures, and goals.
  • Maintains appropriate statistics; prepares regular and ad hoc reports as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of the Library.

Special Skills:

  • Working knowledge of academic library services, practices, and techniques.
  • Ability to use a computer and Microsoft applications and learn new technologies; customer service oriented; thoroughness and skilled with the attention to details; good writing skills; demonstrable ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical users.
  • Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude towards co-workers, JU community, and job duties.

Work Conditions:

  • Primarily indoor office environment.
  • Standard Library coverage hours.
  • Some night or weekend hours.
  • Ability to travel as required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift and carry equipment and materials weighing up to 40 lbs.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, and reach.
  • Must be able to use a computer keyboard and other office machines.
  • Must have vision to read in print and on screen.
  • Must have hearing to communicate in person and on the phone.

Prerequisites Required for Position:

  1. Minimum Education Requirement: Broad undergraduate education; master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association; advanced knowledge of computers and software.
  2. Minimum Work Experience: This is an entry-level academic library position. Applicants must have experience working with computer applications and operating systems, including installation and troubleshooting in a networked environment.
  3. Preferred Qualifications: Evidence of teaching experience.

Submit cover letter, resume, JU faculty application to libraryjob@ju.edu .

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Librarian, Research & Instruction, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

RESEARCH AND INSTRUCTION LIBRARIAN

(BUSINESS/SPEA INFORMATION COMMONS)

ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN OR ASSOCIATE LIBRARIAN

INDIANA UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

 

Founded in 1820, Indiana University Bloomington has grown from a small state seminary into the flagship campus of a great public university with over 49,000 students and almost 3,100 faculty. Innovation, creativity, and academic freedom are hallmarks of IU Bloomington and its excellent contributions in research and the arts. The campus covers over 1,800 wooded acres and is distinctive for both its park-like beauty and an architectural heritage inspired by local artisanship in limestone.

 

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

 

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

 

The Indiana University Libraries seek an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented individual for the position of Research and Instruction Librarian. Reporting to the Head of the Business and School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) Information Commons, the Research and Instruction Librarian will provide wide-ranging research, teaching, and learning support.  This will include collection development, information literacy instruction, outreach, reference assistance, and scholarly communication activities for the Kelley School of Business and SPEA, as well as related units, centers, and institutes across campus.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaboratively work with faculty to create curriculum-integrated and/or course-specific instructional programs and services
  • Develop, deliver, and assess online and face-to-face subject-based and information literacy instruction
  • Actively seek partnerships with faculty, staff, and students of the Kelley School of Business and the School of Public and Environmental Affairs in order to connect these stakeholders to the Libraries
  • Acquire, manage, and assess print and electronic business resources in accordance with library policies and user needs
  • Hire, train, and supervise graduate student employees that provide business reference service
  • Actively contribute to team building, goal setting, and long term planning
  • Provide timely, attentive, and personalized reference and research support in-person and virtually
  • Contribute to the ongoing and long-term assessment of the Business/SPEA Information Commons' space and services in order to make informed decisions for sustained success and future innovations

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required

  • ALA accredited master's degree in library or information science; candidates with an advanced degree in a relevant subject area and appropriate experience in an academic setting will also be considered
  • Strong public service orientation
  • Minimum one year of experience with reference and/or instruction in an academic library or higher education
  • Demonstrated knowledge of instructional design, pedagogy, and assessment principles for effective user-centered information literacy instruction
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver in-person and online reference services
  • Ability to work proactively and independently as well as collegially in a complex, rapidly changing and professionally diverse environment
  • Creative, engaging, and collaborative work style
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to communicate and work effectively with diverse populations
  • Ability to meet the requirements of a tenure-track librarian position (https://libraries.indiana.edu/file/promotion-and-tenure-criteria-iub-librarians-pdf)
  • Understanding and valuing of diversity and the importance of inclusion as demonstrated through a commitment to apply and incorporate the differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization

Preferred

  • Familiarity with business and/or finance databases and other print and electronic business resources
  • Collection development experience
  • Supervisory experience

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

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

 

TO APPLY

Applications received by Friday, April 20, 2018 will be given full consideration.   The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources, Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 205, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 - Phone: 812-855-8196 - Fax: 812-855-2576. Email:  libpers@indiana.edu.

 

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

 

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Archivist, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

University Archivist

The University of Virginia library seeks an energetic and enthusiastic individual, who will have responsibility for building UVA's University Archives and who will articulate a vision for collecting opportunities beyond the official records of the institution. In order to achieve a more complete record of the University of Virginia and its myriad activities, one that focuses on diverse voices and experiences, the archivist will understand the need for and lead the effort to fill gaps in the institutional record by seeking material documenting student life, the university's place and role in the larger social and cultural context within Virginia and the United States, and most critically, seek and collect evidence of individuals and groups who are underrepresented in the archive. The University Archivist will understand that collection efforts will seek all formats of material, and will pay special attention to email, websites, and other types of digital records. The archivist may have opportunities to directly supervise student assistants and interns. 

Responsibilities:

Collection Development:

Reporting to the AUL for Archives and Special Collections and located within the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, the University Archivist will provide leadership for the selection, transfer, description, and preservation of official University Records of enduring value. In doing so, the University Archivist will collaborate with a number of individuals, including the University's Records Manager, University Administration, library colleagues, faculty, staff, students, and alumni. The University Archivist may work with a variety of individuals to acquire personal papers and organizational records that document the University of Virginia's history in a broad context. 

Access and Discovery:

The University Archivist will arrange and describe newly transferred records and papers, including digital material, using ArchiveSpace. In collaboration with colleagues, the archivist will establish priorities for processing as well as make determinations for the level of processing for both incoming transfers and donated material. While looking forward to building the collection, the archivist will work toward improving discoverability of material in a collection backlog. The archivist will maintain consistency and uniform application of processing policies and standards, and will keep an eye on emerging trends and best practices. 

Instruction:

The University Archivist will be an enthusiastic promoter of using primary source materials in the classroom, and will work with other Special Collections staff and with faculty on developing archival and primary source literacy among students. The archivist will develop resources to support the objectives of classes that focus on collections held in the University Archives, and will seek effective ways to evaluate and assess engagement and learning outcomes. 

Outreach:

The University Archivist will be the primary promoter and representative of the archives to the University community and to external organizations and individuals. The archivist will collaborate with other staff to curate University history-centered exhibitions, and prepare University-history focused content for a variety of outlets including social media and websites. 

Public Service:

The University Archivist will have regular hours at the reference desk and will work alongside colleagues in assisting students, faculty, fellows, and scholars with the discovery of appropriate resources for their research needs. The archivist will serve as the primary contact for research inquiries pertaining to University history.  

 

Qualifications, Required

  • ALA- accredited MLIS/MIS in library and information science or advanced degree in a relevant discipline with applicable experience 
  • Minimum of four years of experience in an archival or special collections environment working directly with collections
  • Experience in appraisal, processing, reference, and outreach activities
  • Ability to work with born digital material and to preserve digital formats
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Microsoft Office

Qualifications, Preferred

  • Experience working with University Archives, web archiving, and digital repositories
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience with instruction
  • Archival certification
  • Knowledge of Archivematica or similar digital archiving tool
  • Knowledge of ePADD
  • Knowledge of Avalon media system
  • Knowledge of basic records management best practices 
  • Experience with ArchivesSpace (or Archon, Archivists Toolkit) and Aeon
  • Experience with Archive-It or similar web archiving tool

Applicants must apply through the University of Virginia online employment website at https://jobs.virginia.edu/. Search by posting number 0622811, complete the application, and attach a cover letter and resume with contact information for three professional references. For assistance with this process contact Charlotte Albright, Human Resources Business Partner, at (434) 243-3509.

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

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Scholarly Communication Librarian, University at Albany, Albany, NY

The University at Albany Libraries seek an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, creative librarian to serve as Scholarly Communication Librarian. This position reports to the Director of Scholarly Communication/Head, Dewey Graduate Library.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements a program and policies to provide data management plan consultation services and coordinate data curation
  • Provides outreach to faculty and departments in collaboration with liaison/subject librarians; develops informational and training tools that can be used by these librarians.
  • Builds and maintains informational websites/LibGuides
  • Develops and implements programs to increase awareness of scholarly communication topics and themes
  • Works in close collaboration and consultation with the Scholars Archive (institutional repository) administrator and the Copyright Librarian. Seeks to promote and expand holdings in the institutional repository
  • Manages and coordinates scholarly communication events and marketing activities
  • Participates as an active member of scholarly communication committees including the Digital Scholarship Team, and is an engaged participant in Dewey Graduate Library initiatives
  • Provides general reference services during assigned hours, including some evenings and weekends
  • Research, publication, and service to the Libraries, University, and profession are expected to satisfy criteria for continuing appointment (tenure) and promotion

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Librarianship from an ALA-accredited program or foreign equivalent, from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization
  • One year of recent, full-time academic library experience in a role related to scholarly communication, demonstrating familiarity with scholarly communication issues such as open access, author rights, or institutional repositories
  • Experience providing reference services in person or virtually
  • Demonstrated ability to author and manage electronic research guides or other web content
  • Evidence of ability to work collaboratively with multiple constituencies
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work with a culturally diverse population

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project management experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency in reformatting, migrating, or transferring unstructured data
  • Experience leading and designing outreach activities


Additional Information:

Professional Rank and Salary Range: Assistant Librarian or Senior Assistant Librarian; rank will be determined by the successful candidate's qualifications

Special Note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Media Preservation Librarian, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

The MSU Libraries currently has a posting for a Media Preservation Librarian, Librarian I, posted on MSU's Career Page.

 

Posting 493910: Reporting to the Head of Conservation and Preservation and working with staff in the Digital and Multimedia Center, G. Robert Vincent Voice Library, Special Collections and the Wallace Conservation Laboratory, as well as other library units and partners at other institutions , the Media Preservation Librarian will:

  • Plan, develop and provide leadership for a media preservation program for Library digital and analog collections, including the Vincent Voice Library, Rovi Media Collection and other special collections, by reviewing existing library practices and analyzing needs and establishing policies and best practices that promote long-term stewardship and access to audio visual and moving image materials.
  • Identify and work with vendors and complete RFPs for media conversion services; manage the inventory, shipping and quality control process.
  • Review and advise on media acquisitions and collaborate on conservation and survey efforts.
  • Identify and collaborate with technical partners within the library, campus and consortial communities.
  • Provide support for the Libraries' overall preservation program by assisting with environmental monitoring, the integrated pest management program, and the Libraries' Disaster Response Committee and other preservation activities.

 

You may view the posting and the additional details at http://careers.msu.edu  posting number 493910.

Closes 5pm on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018. 

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Preservation Librarian, Texas A&M University Libraries, College Station, TX

Position Announcement

Preservation Librarian

 

Texas A&M University Libraries seeks a creative and dynamic professional to join the Texas A&M University Libraries as a Preservation Librarian. This is an academic professional track appointment at the rank of Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor and carries full faculty status with responsibilities including professional service and working toward the Libraries' and the University's requirements for promotion.   

 

Reporting to the Dean of Libraries through the Director of Preservation and Associate Dean for Information Services, the Preservation Librarian is responsible for overseeing key preservation activities for both general and special collections as well as working in a team with other faculty and staff in Preservation. 

 

Responsibilities include: Preserve items in general collections, special collections, and archives; manage environmental monitoring and integrated pest management programs; manage preservation workflows for general collections items going to storage; manage enclosures program which may include future supervision of student employees and create enclosures; aid in condition assessments of general and special collections/archives; prepare and organize workflow of items sent to outside vendors; aid in digitization workflows and project management; participate in disaster preparedness and emergency response; assist the Director of Preservation with disaster planning; develop procedures, guidelines, and best practices for preservation under the guidance of the Director of Preservation; educate library faculty and staff on preservation issues - work closely with other units in the libraries to understand preservation issues and develop workflows accordingly; participate in preservation outreach events; support and promote the Libraries and Texas A&M University shared vision and values; engage in professional Service activities at a level consistent with rank and progress toward promotion; other duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • American Library Association (ALA)-accredited Master's degree (or international equivalent)
  • Coursework, training, or experience focusing on cultural heritage preservation
  • Demonstrated knowledge of library, special collections, and archives preservation and conservation issues, standards, trends, and best practices
  • Demonstrated knowledge of preservation reformatting
  • Coursework or general experience with care and handling of library, special collections, and/or archival materials
  • Demonstrated knowledge of condition assessments and storage needs of library, special collections, and/or archival materials
  • Demonstrated evidence of detail-oriented and organization skills
  • Experience managing projects or operational activities
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated evidence of initiative and innovation
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing customer service
  • Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and teamwork skills complemented by the ability to take initiative

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with audio/video/film preservation and reformatting
  • Knowledge of  disaster planning
  • Experience creating and implementing policies and procedures

 

ENVIRONMENT: 

The Preservation Unit:

Founded in 2013, the Preservation Unit is a strategic initiative for the University Libraries with significant funding and support through donors. The Preservation Unit provides centralized services to the Libraries' five libraries; these services include general preservation, conservation, book repair, commercial bindery preparation, digitization, digital preservation, environmental monitoring, and disaster response and planning. In 2017, the Libraries completed renovations which resulted in a new large preservation space, conservation lab, and digitization lab. Preservation also manages and maintains a separate quarantine room and walk-in freezer for special collections and archival materials.

 

The Libraries:

In an effort to provide relevant customer service in an ever-changing environment, the Texas A&M University Libraries is developing a core culture representing flexibility, innovation and risk-taking. In addition, the Libraries recognize the value in creating a culture that draws from the richness and strength reflected in the diversity of our state and our nation and has created an actionable Diversity Plan.

The Libraries currently rank 8th in materials expenditures ($23.6 million) and 4th in ongoing expenditures ($16.6 million) among all ARL libraries. Additionally, the Libraries typically rank near the top 10 for starting librarian salaries among ARL U.S. Public Academic Libraries. Currently the staffing includes 242 individuals which includes 75 librarians holding faculty status

 

The University:

Founded in 1876 as a land-grant institution, Texas A&M University is the sixth largest university in the nation. The signature Aggie Spirit captures and embodies the university's traditions and core values: Excellence, Integrity, Leadership, Loyalty, Respect, and Selfless Service. The university has an enrollment of more than 55,000 students and 2,800 instructional faculty. Based on Vision 2020, the institution's goal is to become a premier, tier-one research university and to be ranked among the top 10 public universities nationwide by 2020.

 

The Community:

Texas A&M is located in Bryan-College Station, a friendly community where the ubiquitous "howdy" greets friends and newcomers alike. The community boasts excellent medical facilities, live entertainment and the arts, fine-to-casual dining, outdoor recreation, a local airport, and a low cost of living, as well as easy proximity to Austin and Houston. Additionally, Texas residents enjoy the benefit of having no state or local income tax.

 

Salary/Benefits/Rank: Faculty rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience; minimum starting salary will be $50,500 Excellent benefits include health plan and paid life insurance; several retirement plans including TIAA-CREF; paid holidays and vacation; no state or local income tax. Funding is available for professional travel and development activities.

 

Applications: Applications received by April 20, 2018 will be given first consideration. The letter of application should address the responsibilities, qualifications, and experiences listed for the position. Use the following link to apply.

https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TAMU_External/job/College-Station-TAMU/Preservation-Librarian_R-003146.  

Please attach cover letter and vita to the application.

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, TAMU Libraries is committed to employing quality faculty who will enhance the rich diversity of our academic community. In that regard, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who are representative of the state's diversity.

 

For more information about the library, see http://library.tamu.edu, about the university, http://www.tamu.edu, and about the communities, http://www.visitaggieland.com.

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Lecturer Positions, iSchool, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

The iSchool (School of Library, Archival and Information Studies) at the University of British Columbia invites applications for two full-time lecturer positions, beginning July 1, 2018.

Applicants should have knowledge to teach in one or more of the following areas: digital technologies, digital preservation, information systems, digital libraries, librarianship, management of information organizations, and/or library services.

Lecturer positions are non-tenure track appointments - one position is an initial three-year term, the second position can be filled for a term of up to three years. A full-time lecturer is responsible for the equivalent of 24 teaching credits (i.e. eight 3-credit courses).

The School offers a Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS), Master of Archival Studies (MAS), a joint MAS/MLIS, a multidisciplinary Master of Arts in Children's Literature (MACL), and a doctorate in library, archival and information studies leading to the awarding of a Ph.D. The School also offers courses at the undergraduate level in the Bachelor of Media Studies Program. The iSchool is an internationally recognized school, located at UBC, a premiere research institution in Canada.

Visit the UBC Faculty Careers website (Job ID 29084) to apply by March 28, 2018. Enquires may be addressed to Dr. Heather O'Brien.

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Archivist, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

SEIU Archivist / Archivist I

 

Wayne State University seeks a knowledgeable, innovative, service-oriented individual for the position of SEIU Archivist at the Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs. Located in the heart of Detroit's Midtown Cultural Center, Wayne State University is a Carnegie I research university that enrolls more than 32,000 students. The Reuther Library collects, preserves, and provides access to historical records documenting the modern American labor movement, the social and political development of southeastern Michigan, and the history of Wayne State University.

 

The Archives for the Service Employees International Union document the evolution of the union from its origins in 1921 as the Building Service Employees International Union to the present. During its history, this union has organized service workers employed as janitors, healthcare workers, security guards, public sector workers, office workers, elevator operators, window cleaners, groundskeepers, doormen, and stadium employees, amongst others. The union currently organizes 2.1 million members in these and numerous other service industries.

 

The collaborative relationship between the Reuther Library and SEIU began in the early 1980s, and the Reuther Library became SEIU's official repository in 1992. Since then, the Reuther has collected the records of the union's international headquarters in Washington D. C., some locals, and the personal papers of prominent union officials.

This externally-funded position will be hired at the rank of Archivist I and reports to the Director of the Reuther Library. It is an AAUP-AFT represented position with eligibility for promotion.

 

The Wayne State University Library System embraces an environment of inclusion that moves beyond simple tolerance to recognizing the richness in individual identities of people and diverse perspectives. Wayne State University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

 

Responsibilities

  1. Provides access to the institutional history of SEIU through the appraisal, arrangement, description, and preservation of its records and the creation of finding aids, inventories, databases, or other reference tools;
  2. Assists SEIU with records management and electronic records;
  3. Interacts with SEIU, serving as their main contact for reference. May include occasional travel to SEIU's international and affiliate headquarters regarding their records program and related projects;
  4. Performs extensive outreach with an aim to disseminate information about the SEIU Archives to the public;
  5. Creates and manages digital content for the Reuther Library's website;
  6. Participates in general reference services in the Reuther Library reading room;
  7. Participates actively in the shared decision-making for library planning, resource management, and program and policy development;
  8. Trains and supervises students, volunteers, and interns assigned to work with the SEIU Archives;
  9. Actively participates in the archival profession through presentations, publications, and/or active membership in professional organizations;
  10. Performs other related duties as assigned

 

Required:

  1. Master's degree from an accredited institution in library/information science, archival administration, history, or a related field, with graduate archival study;
  2. Demonstrated experience in an archives, special collections, or records repository arranging and describing print and electronic collections, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, which must include demonstrated production of descriptive outputs applying appropriate archival or library standards, such as DACS, EAD, EAC-CPF, LCSH, MARC, Dublin Core, or METS;
  3. Clear understanding of issues related to digital records management and electronic records archiving;
  4. Experience using archival content management tools such as ArchivesSpace, Archivist's Toolkit, or Archon;
  5. Familiarity with American labor history or social history;
  6. Demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of users, donors, and constituencies;
  7. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communication skills;
  8. Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks and work effectively, both independently and collaboratively, in a collegial environment;
  9. Demonstrated initiative, self-direction, and a commitment to innovation, creativity, and excellence;
  10. Demonstrated commitment to expanding skills and professional growth;
  11. Ability to meet expectations for promotion as part of the Reuther Library academic staff;
  12. Demonstrated ability to understand the perspectives of others and acknowledge the differences, complexities and opportunities in those backgrounds, cultures, values and viewpoints even when he/she is not familiar or disagrees with them;
  13. An awareness of multicultural issues and a broad knowledge of diversity across the information industry. The willingness and ability to lead, serve, engage others in a multicultural environment;
  14. Ability to lift 40 lbs independently or with assistance.

 

Preferred:

  1. Demonstrated commitment to advancing professional knowledge, through formal training, continuing education, or professional certification, such as Digital Archives Specialist (DAS), Arrangement & Description (A&D), or Certified Archivist (CA)

 

Please apply through the Wayne State University employment system using listing number 043393 or searching for SEIU Archivist I.

 

Read more and find application details at: http://reuther.wayne.edu/node/14086

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Librarian, Assessment & Data Visualization, University of Washington Libraries, Seattle, WA

TITLE: Assessment and Data Visualization Librarian

LOCATION: Seattle

 

THE LIBRARIES

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

 

ASSESSMENT & PLANNING

Assessment & Planning is one of five departments in the Administrative Services Portfolio of the University of Washington Libraries. Assessment & Planning Staff collaborate with colleagues throughout the Libraries on projects to support the University's mission. Staff in the department provide leadership and support for qualitative and quantitative assessments designed to understand diverse user needs, guide decision-making, and improve support for teaching, learning, and research at the University of Washington. In order to ensure the full integration of assessment and planning activities, Assessment & Planning staff also lead the Libraries strategic planning process. Staff play an essential role in supporting fostering professional communities for assessment practitioners through the UW Libraries co-sponsorship of the Library Assessment Conference.

 

THE POSITION

Reporting to the Libraries' Director, Assessment & Planning, the Assessment and Data Visualization Librarian will enhance Libraries services and programs through the collection,

interpretation, and communication of a broad range of assessment and related data. Working across the UW Libraries system, the Assessment and Data Visualization Librarian will be responsible for developing and maintaining robust systems for gathering and managing Libraries assessment data; developing dashboards, visualizations, and other tools for the effective analysis and communication of Libraries data to staff and external audiences; and providing leadership, training, and support for data visualization activity in the Libraries. The Assessment and Data Visualization Librarian will work in collaboration with the Director, Assessment & Planning and Libraries staff to develop, conduct and manage quantitative and qualitative assessments within the University Libraries. This is a full-time position.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • In partnership with other Libraries units, leads the creation of visualizations intended to communicate Libraries data, assessment results and other related information to guide strategic decision making.
  • Leads the development of tools and strategies for communicating survey and other assessment data to a variety of internal and external audiences.
  • Collaborates with the Director, Assessment & Planning to design and implement quantitative and qualitative assessments to identify user needs, demonstrate library impact, improve services and inform decision-making related to the UW Libraries strategic plan.
  • Develops and maintains ongoing processes and tools for the collection, storage, and analysis of Libraries data.
  • Leads the development of Libraries training related to assessment data analysis, interpretation, communication, and visualization.
  • Fosters collaboration with other assessment, data, and institutional research professionals at the University of Washington and, as appropriate, at other institutions. Actively engages with UW partners in support of Libraries data visualization efforts.
  • Participates in the broader assessment & data visualization community through professional activities and scholarly contributions.
  • Maintains the Libraries Assessment website.
  • Supervises assessment graduate student.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.
  • Demonstrated excellence in the following skills: verbal and written communication, interpersonal, planning, and organizational.
  • Ability to work successfully in a changing environment and in a large, complex organization.
  • Knowledge of library assessment and user experience methods, including surveys, interviews, focus groups, and service design approaches.
  • Ability to communicate assessment results clearly and effectively using a variety of methods.
  • Experience creating visualizations of assessment data, preferably using Tableau software.

 

Preferred

  • Familiarity or experience with analyzing and interpreting quantitative and qualitative data and using tools such as SPSS and Excel.
  • Experience documenting procedures, policies, and/or support materials for staff.
  • Familiarity or experience with quantitative and qualitative data gathering and analysis tools (e.g., Qualtrics, LibAnalytics, Dedoose).

 

SALARY

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

 

RANK

Position will be at rank of Assistant or Senior Assistant, depending on qualifications and background.

 

BENEFITS

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

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply for this position, please submit the following information to libjobs@uw.edu:

  • Cover letter (addressed to Laura Lillard, Director, Libraries Human Resources)
  • Curriculum vitae or resume (include a telephone number, mailing address, email address and salary requirements)
  • List of three references who are knowledgeable of your qualifications for this position, one of which must be your current supervisor (include telephone numbers, mailing addresses, and email addresses)
  • Please use "Librarian Application: Assessment and Data Visualization Librarian" in the subject heading.
  • Please submit all components in a single, multi-page PDF document. All submissions will be maintained in a secure, password protected online file space during the course of the search. Campus constituents may have access to some material, including CVs.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE

To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, April 20, 2018.

 

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

 

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

 

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the University is required to verify and document the citizenship or employment authorization of each new employee.

 

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

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Librarian, Electronic Resources & Collections, Loyola University, Chicago, IL

Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Library

Electronic Resources and Collections Librarian

 

Description

The Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Library Electronic Resources librarian is collaborative, proactive, and service-oriented and applies innovative approaches to electronic resources and collections operations. This new position is responsible for providing leadership for strategic development and management of the life cycle of new and existing electronic resources, discovery tools, and cataloging for all library resources in all formats. The librarian proactively solicits input from faculty students, and staff, adeptly promotes HSL collections and resources, and skillfully responds to Health Sciences campus resource needs. Reporting to the Director, this accomplished professional will join a small and dynamic team of talented librarians and capably manage change in an evolving technological environment.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage a robust collection of electronic books, article databases, journals and other resources in support of stakeholder needs and University strategic mission
  • Lead cataloging and discovery services operations by setting well-articulated goals in concert with the Library mission. Communicate goals and policy to faculty, staff, and students
  • Maintain timely and accurate metadata about the library's resources in a variety of systems, such as the Integrated Library System (ILS), the Electronic Resource Management System (ERMS), link resolver, A-Z lists, and discovery tool
  • Manage internal software including EZProxy, Serials Solutions, and Primo/Alma
  • Design and manage collections budget to ensure judicious and timely expenditure of funds
  • Apply usage statistics and other assessment data to identify needs, evaluate current and potential licenses and to support renewals, alternative access options, and withdrawal
  • Provide detailed collection policies that define the scope and level of collections and effectively communicate them to stakeholders
  • Establish and document workflows, processes, and best practices for electronic resources acquisition, licensing, implementation, assessment, and budget
  • Develop and maintain productive and positive relationships with vendors, colleagues, faculty, students and staff

 

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree in library science or information science from anALA-accredited institution or equivalent degree
  • 3 - 5 years of professional library experience with progressive responsibilities in technical service in an academic, research, or health sciences library
  • Proven experience researching, implementing, and assessing electronic tools and resources
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Experience in setting up, providing access to, and troubleshooting issues with electronic resources through database and web page maintenance, cataloging, proxy server, and OpenURL linking
  • Demonstrated expertise with copy cataloging of print, electronic, and other formatted materials
  • Familiarity with local ILS, OCLC Connexion, and working knowledge of MARC editors
  • Demonstrated knowledge of classification standards (MeSH and LCSH), authority records, and current cataloging rules and standards (e.g., AACR2, RDA, MARC, DACS);
  • Working knowledge of common and emerging metadata standards such as: MARCXML, Dublin Core, MODS, XML, XSLT

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Flexibility, initiative, and a sense of humor
  • Proven project management skills
  • Familiarity with biomedical research and experience searching biomedical and other health-related information resources and citation management systems
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in order to meet deadlines
  • Proficiency with at least one programming or scripting language, such as R, Python, Ruby or JavaScript
  • Strong commitment to working in a diverse and collegial atmosphere that offers ample opportunities for innovation and professional growth

 

Application Instructions

All applications must be submitted online: http://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/4740

Relocation assistance will not be provided. Please include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three, current letters of reference including one from the present supervisor. The position will remain open until filled.

 

 

About Loyola University Chicago - Health Sciences Division

Loyola University Chicago is a nationally recognized urban university founded in 1870 in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.  The Health Sciences Library is located in Maywood, IL and supports nursing, medical, graduate biomedical, bioethics, and public health education and the Loyola University Medical Center. Loyola is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer/educator and is committed to a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.

 

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Lecturer Positions, Library, Archival & Information Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

The iSchool (School of Library, Archival and Information Studies) at the University of British Columbia invites applications for two full-time lecturer positions, beginning July 1, 2018.

Applicants should have knowledge to teach in one or more of the following areas: digital technologies, digital preservation, information systems, digital libraries, librarianship, management of information organizations, and/or library services.

Lecturer positions are non-tenure track appointments - one position is an initial three-year term, the second position can be filled for a term of up to three years. A full-time lecturer is responsible for the equivalent of 24 teaching credits (i.e. eight 3-credit courses).

The School offers a Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS), Master of Archival Studies (MAS), a joint MAS/MLIS, a multidisciplinary Master of Arts in Children's Literature (MACL), and a doctorate in library, archival and information studies leading to the awarding of a Ph.D. The School also offers courses at the undergraduate level in the Bachelor of Media Studies Program. The iSchool is an internationally recognized school, located at UBC, a premiere research institution in Canada.

Visit the UBC Faculty Careers website (Job ID 29084 <http://www.facultycareers.ubc.ca/29084>) to apply by March 28, 2018.

Enquires may be addressed to Dr. Heather O'Brien

<h.obrien@ubc.ca>.

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Diversity Fellow, Upstate Health Sciences Library, Syracuse, NY

Diversity Fellow

The Upstate Medical University Health Sciences Library invites applications from early career librarians whom have demonstrated commitment to diverse and historically under represented populations for our three-year Diversity Fellowship program. The purpose of the Fellowship is to enrich the profession by introducing new perspectives and encouraging dialogue among librarians from diverse backgrounds.

The successful candidate will be an innovative and creative individual that looks forward to working with a variety of customer groups, including but not limited to, researchers, residents, students, and faculty to develop and grow services that support the research, academic and clinical endeavors of Upstate Medical University.

This job is for you if you:

  • Enjoy providing excellent customer service
  • Enjoy providing reference and instruction services
  • Enjoy developing, implementing, and sharing data metrics that effectively describe the impact of our services & resources
  • Are adaptable to an ever changing environment

The Fellowship

In the first 18 months, the Fellow will work in multiple functional areas to be determined mutually by the Fellow's interests and the needs of the Library. In the following months, the Fellow will develop specialized expertise and is expected to shape the fellowship to his or her interest. The Fellow is expected to plan and execute a capstone project. Fellows will gain experience in all areas of the Library including but not limited to Academic, Research & Clinical Reference & Liaison services; Special Collections; Preservation; User Experience Design; Community Outreach; Content Management & Acquisitions; Research Data Management, and Library facility planning. The Fellow will serve on Library and University committees as appropriate, including Diversity Council and search committees.

At the HSL, we:

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must have received an ALA accredited Master's degree in library information science or commensurate degree no earlier than January 2017. Candidates shall have a demonstrated commitment to inclusive conduct and multi-cultural skills, contributing to an inclusive workplace in which individuals of a broad range of cultures, backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives can fully participate and work productively and creatively together. Candidates must have excellent communication skills, the ability to plan and manage projects, to work creatively and collaboratively; to build and sustain relationships and work collaboratively with faculty and staff outside of the Library. Candidates must demonstrate how they will contribute to Upstate's shared values: http://www.upstate.edu/about/mission.php 

General knowledge of literature searching, print and digital resources through coursework, pre-professional or professional experience is expected. Candidate must be committed to working with students, faculty, patients and family members at an Academic Health Sciences Center.

At the HSL, we:

Salary & Benefits: 
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Summary of benefits (
http://www.upstate.edu/hr/new_staff/benefits_payroll/uup_benefits.php)

Deadlines

Review of applications begins April 16th and will continue until the position is filled.

Apply online: https://jobsatupstate.peopleadmin.com/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp

Job #: 050616

If you have any questions, please contact Cristina Pope, HSL Director, at popec@upstate.edu

The HSL's mission: 

Through its exemplary customer services, the Upstate Health Sciences Library ensures the discoverability and accessibility of the information resources needed to promote a healthy community. Our vision: The Upstate Health Sciences Library will excel at developing and providing innovative and sustainable solutions to meet information needs. We will be our communities' vital partner in discovery.

More about working at Upstate Medical University (http://www.upstate.edu/hr/jobs/10reasons.php)

The University seeks to create a work environment and organizational culture that reflect the society and community in which it is located and a climate for the success of every employee by appreciating the uniqueness that each one brings to the workplace.

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Archivist, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

Position Description: The University of Notre Dame Archives is seeking a librarian-in-residence to assist with archival outreach and campus engagement with the goal of raising awareness and encouraging the use of archival collections in undergraduate classes and research projects. Under the general direction of the Head of the University Archives, the residency librarian will work on a wide array of faculty and student outreach initiatives which may include promoting, developing, and conducting archival instruction and general orientation to archival research, developing archival workshops, and creating an online tutorial. In addition, project work will focus on raising the visibility and discoverability of archival collections with a special focus on the exploration of institutional diversity as well as personal perspectives of people with diverse experiences, identities, and backgrounds. Duties may include developing LibGuides, campus presentations, tours, and digital exhibits. Finally, this position will assist the records management team in collecting initiatives geared toward documenting diversity of student life, community, and culture.

Required Qualifications

  •  ALA-accredited MLS/MIS degree or a graduate degree in archival studies.
  • Experience or demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging trends in the field of archival, special collections, or museum management.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interest in addressing wide-ranging audiences including students, faculty, student organizations, and alumni.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, collaboratively, and creatively with multiple constituents.
  • Strong interest in primary source literacy in relation to University Archives and related Catholic manuscripts collection.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge or experience in a broad range of academic subjects used in promoting archival, special collections, or museum collections.
  • Interest or demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging educational technologies associated with active or immersion learning in an archival, special collections, or museum environment.
  • Interest in marketing outreach and educational services through websites, social media, exhibitions, and other public program initiatives.


Further details & application instructions:
Position posting and application instructions can be found on the Interfolio website: apply.interfolio.com/49278

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. The expected start date for this position is July 1, 2018.

This position posting and additional information about Hesburgh Libraries can be found on the Libraries' website: www.library.nd.edu/about/employment

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Archivist, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

University Archivist                                                                          

The University of Virginia library seeks an energetic and enthusiastic individual, who will have responsibility for building UVA's University Archives and who will articulate a vision for collecting opportunities beyond the official records of the institution. In order to achieve a more complete record of the University of Virginia and its myriad activities, one that focuses on diverse voices and experiences, the archivist will understand the need for and lead the effort to fill gaps in the institutional record by seeking material documenting student life, the university's place and role in the larger social and cultural context within Virginia and the United States, and most critically, seek and collect evidence of individuals and groups who are underrepresented in the archive. The University Archivist will understand that collection efforts will seek all formats of material, and will pay special attention to email, websites, and other types of digital records. The archivist may have opportunities to directly supervise student assistants and interns. 

Responsibilities: 
Collection Development- Reporting to the AUL for Archives and Special Collections and located within the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, the University Archivist will provide leadership for the selection, transfer, description, and preservation of official University Records of enduring value. In doing so, the University Archivist will collaborate with a number of individuals, including the University's Records Manager, University Administration, library colleagues, faculty, staff, students, and alumni. The University Archivist may work with a variety of individuals to acquire personal papers and organizational records that document the University of Virginia's history in a broad context. 

Access and Discovery-The University Archivist will arrange and describe newly transferred records and papers, including digital material, using ArchiveSpace. In collaboration with colleagues, the archivist will establish priorities for processing as well as make determinations for the level of processing for both incoming transfers and donated material. While looking forward to building the collection, the archivist will work toward improving discoverability of material in a collection backlog. The archivist will maintain consistency and uniform application of processing policies and standards, and will keep an eye on emerging trends and best practices. 

Instruction-The University Archivist will be an enthusiastic promoter of using primary source materials in the classroom, and will work with other Special Collections staff and with faculty on developing archival and primary source literacy among students. The archivist will develop resources to support the objectives of classes that focus on collections held in the University Archives, and will seek effective ways to evaluate and assess engagement and learning outcomes. 

Outreach-The University Archivist will be the primary promoter and representative of the archives to the University community and to external organizations and individuals. The archivist will collaborate with other staff to curate University history-centered exhibitions, and prepare University-history focused content for a variety of outlets including social media and websites. 

Public Service-The University Archivist will have regular hours at the reference desk and will work alongside colleagues in assisting students, faculty, fellows, and scholars with the discovery of appropriate resources for their research needs. The archivist will serve as the primary contact for research inquiries pertaining to University history.  

 

Qualifications, Required

  • ALA- accredited MLIS/MIS in library and information science or advanced degree in a relevant discipline with applicable experience
  • Minimum of four years of experience in an archival or special collections environment working directly with collections
  • Experience in appraisal, processing, reference, and outreach activities
  • Ability to work with born digital material and to preserve digital formats
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Microsoft Office

 

Qualifications, Preferred

  • Experience working with University Archives, web archiving, and digital repositories
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience with instruction
  • Archival certification
  • Knowledge of Archivematica or similar digital archiving tool
  • Knowledge of ePADD
  • Knowledge of Avalon media system
  • Knowledge of basic records management best practices
  • Experience with ArchivesSpace (or Archon, Archivists Toolkit) and Aeon
  • Experience with Archive-It or similar web archiving tool

 

Applicants must apply through the University of Virginia online employment website at https://jobs.virginia.edu/

Search by posting number 0622811, complete the application, and attach a cover letter and resume with contact information for three professional references. For assistance with this process contact Charlotte Albright, Human Resources Business Partner, at (434) 243-3509.

 

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

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Archivist, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Note: Applications received by April 8 will receive first consideration. 


Wayne State University seeks a knowledgeable, innovative, service-oriented individual for the position of SEIU Archivist at the Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs. Located in the heart of Detroit's Midtown Cultural Center, Wayne State University is a Carnegie I research university that enrolls more than 32,000 students. The Reuther Library collects, preserves, and provides access to historical records documenting the modern American labor movement, the social and political development of southeastern Michigan, and the history of Wayne State University.

The Archives for the Service Employees International Union document the evolution of the union from its origins in 1921 as the Building Service Employees International Union to the present. During its history, this union has organized service workers employed as janitors, healthcare workers, security guards, public sector workers, office workers, elevator operators, window cleaners, groundskeepers, doormen, and stadium employees, amongst others. The union currently organizes 2.1 million members in these and numerous other service industries.

The collaborative relationship between the Reuther Library and SEIU began in the early 1980s, and the Reuther Library became SEIU's official repository in 1992. Since then, the Reuther has collected the records of the union's international headquarters in Washington D. C., some locals, and the personal papers of prominent union officials.

This externally-funded position will be hired at the rank of Archivist I and reports to the Director of the Reuther Library. It is an AAUP-AFT represented position with eligibility for promotion.

The Wayne State University Library System embraces an environment of inclusion that moves beyond simple tolerance to recognizing the richness in individual identities of people and diverse perspectives. Wayne State University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Responsibilities

  1. Provides access to the institutional history of SEIU through the appraisal, arrangement, description, and preservation of its records and the creation of finding aids, inventories, databases, or other reference tools;
  2. Assists SEIU with records management and electronic records;
  3. Interacts with SEIU, serving as their main contact for reference. May include occasional travel to SEIU's international and affiliate headquarters regarding their records program and related projects;
  4. Performs extensive outreach with an aim to disseminate information about the SEIU Archives to the public;
  5. Creates and manages digital content for the Reuther Library's website;
  6. Participates in general reference services in the Reuther Library reading room;
  7. Participates actively in the shared decision-making for library planning, resource management, and program and policy development;
  8. Trains and supervises students, volunteers, and interns assigned to work with the SEIU Archives;
  9. Actively participates in the archival profession through presentations, publications, and/or active membership in professional organizations;
  10. Performs other related duties as assigned

Required:

  1. Master's degree from an accredited institution in library/information science, archival administration, history, or a related field, with graduate archival study;
  2. Demonstrated experience in an archives, special collections, or records repository arranging and describing print and electronic collections, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, which must include demonstrated production of descriptive outputs applying appropriate archival or library standards, such as DACS, EAD, EAC-CPF, LCSH, MARC, Dublin Core, or METS;
  3. Clear understanding of issues related to digital records management and electronic records archiving;
  4. Experience using archival content management tools such as ArchivesSpace, Archivist's Toolkit, or Archon;
  5. Familiarity with American labor history or social history;
  6. Demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of users, donors, and constituencies;
  7. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communication skills;
  8. Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks and work effectively, both independently and collaboratively, in a collegial environment;
  9. Demonstrated initiative, self-direction, and a commitment to innovation, creativity, and excellence;
  10. Demonstrated commitment to expanding skills and professional growth;
  11. Ability to meet expectations for promotion as part of the Reuther Library academic staff;
  12. Demonstrated ability to understand the perspectives of others and acknowledge the differences, complexities and opportunities in those backgrounds, cultures, values and viewpoints even when he/she is not familiar or disagrees with them;
  13. An awareness of multicultural issues and a broad knowledge of diversity across the information industry. The willingness and ability to lead, serve, engage others in a multicultural environment;
  14. Ability to lift 40 lbs independently or with assistance.

Preferred:

  1. Demonstrated commitment to advancing professional knowledge, through formal training, continuing education, or professional certification, such as Digital Archives Specialist (DAS), Arrangement & Description (A&D), or Certified Archivist (CA) 

Please apply through the Wayne State University employment system using listing number 043393 or searching for SEIU Archivist I.

Read more and find application details at: http://reuther.wayne.edu/node/14086

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Librarian/Specialist, Business Intelligence Unit/Liaison to Centers and Institutes (Asst./Assoc.), University of Arizona Libraries, Tucson, AZ

The University of Arizona Libraries seeks a talented, energetic and proactive librarian who thrives in a fast-paced, service-oriented environment. The successful applicant will be a member of the Libraries' Business Intelligence Unit (BIU), a dynamic group supporting the licensing and commercialization of University innovation and intellectual property. The incumbent will also actively engage in efforts to foster collaborations and partnerships with constituents in the Centers and Institutes on the health sciences campus, focusing on the strategic priorities of the health sciences and including inter-professional initiatives engaging programs on the general academic campus.

Within in the BIU context, the incumbent will focus on research in pharmaceutical pipelines, medical devices, healthcare innovation, patents and related areas of research and discovery. This position also provides liaison librarian services, including literature research conducted in medical, patent, scientific, business and biomedical databases, in support of the University's extensive network of biomedical research centers and healthcare institutes. The University of Arizona Libraries provide a wide range of health-related research across all disciplines, including expert search services, support of grant sponsored research and consultation with faculty and scientists.

This is a continuing-eligible or continuing track, academic professional position. Incumbents are members of the general faculty and are entitled to all accompanying rights and privileges granted by the Arizona Board of Regents and the University of Arizona. Retention and promotion are earned through achievement of a record of excellence in position effectiveness, scholarship, and service.

Visit the University Libraries website to learn more about us.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocation services, please click here.

The University of Arizona is an equal opportunity employer providing equal opportunity for women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

For more information, click here.

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Research Data & Infrastructure Librarian, NCSU Libraries, NC State University, Raleigh,NC

Research Data & Infrastructure Librarian
This is a new position that will provide services in support of research data management across the university. The Research Data & Infrastructure Librarian will develop partnerships connecting the Libraries with researchers and campus-provided research infrastructure. Working with teams of liaison and technology librarians with broad subject knowledge and expertise in research data management planning, the incumbent will collaborate to advance our research data services. The position will allow for lots of opportunity to forge partnerships with campus technology partners and develop unique services for researchers.
To see more information and apply visit: http://go.ncsu.edu/p58bcs

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Engineering and Scholarly Communication Librarian, Alfred University Libraries, Alfred, NY

Engineering and Scholarly Communication Librarian

Alfred University Libraries

Alfred, New York

 

The Alfred University Libraries invite applications for a 10-month, tenure-track, Engineering and Scholarly Communication Librarian, at the rank of assistant librarian.

 

Based in the Samuel R. Scholes Library of Ceramics, the librarian will serve as liaison to the Inamori School of Engineering in the New York State College of Ceramics. In addition, the librarian will lead digitization initiatives within the Alfred University Libraries, with a special focus on developing and promoting scholarly communication opportunities for faculty, students, and staff.

 

Responsibilities:

Engineering Liaison

  • Serve as liaison to the Inamori School of Engineering.
  • Design, teach, and assess information literacy instruction sessions for undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Ensure outreach and provide research assistance to faculty, students, and staff.
  • Participate in collection development activities.
  • Participate in scheduled reference coverage, including one evening per week during the semester, and occasional weekend hours.
  • Additional subject areas may be assigned.

 

Scholarly Communications and Digitization Lead

  • Lead the development of a scholarly communications program that promotes the scholarship of Alfred University's faculty, students, and staff.
  • Act as a resource for faculty, students, and staff, and develop opportunities for the Alfred University community to learn about scholarly communication topics including copyright, data management, and open access.
  • Lead a cross-libraries work group focused on digitization initiatives.
  • Supervise a support staff member who assists with digitization work. Liaise with technical services staff on metadata for digital collections.
  • Depending on interest, there is the opportunity to become involved in work related to Open Education Resources.

 

Other

  • Serve as liaison to the Alfred University Libraries systems team and provide first-line technical support in Scholes Library.
  • Serve on Library, College, and University committees.
  • Maintain active involvement in the library profession and contribute to the advancement of information science and practice through scholarly work.

 

 

 

Required Qualifications

  • An ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent graduate degree, prior to start date.
  • Interest in engineering topics and evidence of the ability to quickly learn and understand research and reference sources in engineering and to respond to technical reference questions.
  • Demonstrated potential for teaching information literacy skills to undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Knowledge of information technologies and standards prevalent in digital curation and preservation work and a dedication to using best practices.
  • Familiarity with current topics in scholarly communication, such as copyright, data management, open access, and open education resources.
  • Enthusiasm for project management and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • The ability to fill gaps in knowledge through self-directed learning.
  • Customer service mindset.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Evidence of the ability to meet the requirements of promotion and tenure.
  • Commitment to the Alfred University Libraries' values of free and open pursuit of knowledge; support for intellectual and cultural diversity; innovation, collaboration and creativity; excellent service; and effective communication.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • A degree, coursework, or work experience in engineering.
  • Teaching experience.
  • Experience with institutional repositories, particularly DSpace.
  • Knowledge of data management practices.
  • Demonstrated project management experience including the ability to plan, coordinate, and implement projects in collaboration with others.
  • Supervisory experience.

 

The Alfred University Libraries include the Samuel R. Scholes Library of Ceramics, a specialized library for art and engineering which serves the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, and Herrick Memorial Library, which serves the wider university.  Alfred University is a comprehensive university of 2,000 students, located in Western New York. Additional information is available at https://alfred.edu.

 

Salary is competitive with excellent benefits including tuition remission. Librarians at Alfred University have faculty status and are eligible for sabbaticals.

 

Application material must include a cover letter that addresses how the applicant's qualifications meet the position requirements, a resume or CV, and names, titles, and contact information for three professional references, at least one of which must be a former supervisor. Application materials should be sent to humanresources@alfred.edu. For additional information, please contact Ellen Bahr, Chair, Search Committee, Alfred University Libraries, at bahr@alfred.edu.

 

Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

 

Review of applications will begin on March 23 and continue until the position is filled.

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Data Visualization Librarian, Health Sciences Library, University of Washington Libraries, Seattle, WA

TITLE:                      Data Visualization Librarian

LOCATION:             Health Sciences Library (HSL)

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

Health Sciences Library
The Health Sciences Library (HSL) is an award-winning national leader in the development and application of innovative strategies and technologies to meet information and research needs for the benefit of patients and communities throughout the Pacific Northwest. The HSL supports the education, research, and clinical programs of the six UW health science schools; UW Medicine Accountable Care Network (ACN), as well as the wider interdisciplinary biomedical community of the University. The UW Medicine Accountable Care Network spans 46 cities and neighborhoods, and includes: 1,000+ primary care providers; 4,000+ specialists; 1,000+ clinics; 19 hospitals; 33+ urgent care clinics; and 19 emergency departments. The website hsl.uw.edu links users to an extensive library of electronic resources in the five state WWAMI region.

 

NNLM NEO
The NNLM Evaluation Office (NEO) supports the evaluation needs of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), a program coordinated through the National Library of Medicine and carried out through a network of more than 6700 health science libraries and information centers. The NNLM's mission is to improve access and use of health information to all US health professionals and the public. An NNLM priority is its partnership with the NIH All of UsResearch Program, part of the Precision Medicine Initiative. The NEO's primary goal is to collect and manage a substantial base of program data and develop the NNLM's capacity to use that data for evaluation, program development and decision-making. 

THE POSITION
Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Systems, the Data Visualization Librarian is a creative and forward-thinking individual that can develop a program of support in data visualization. The Data Visualization Librarian will help assist in managing the HSL Translational Research and Information Lab (TRAIL) that includes a six-panel data wall. The Data Visualization Librarian will serve as an expert consultant to our faculty and researchers on visual thinking and data visualization techniques and software. Candidates who exhibit excellent communication skills, aptitude with technology, and the ability to work in a collaborative, team environment will be given serious consideration. This is a full time position.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Develop and deliver scalable and data visualization services and resources in collaboration for UW and NNLM National Evaluation Office (NEO).
  • Provide consultation to health sciences faculty, clinicians, and other researchers on data visualization techniques, tools, and software. Provides support and consultation to faculty and academic units in developing measurable student learning outcomes.
  • Assist in managing the data wall and other technology in the Translational Research and Information Lab (TRAIL) located in HSL. Help create and maintain documentation on technology, tools, and best practices. Track usage, conduct assessments, and make recommendations for technology and space enhancements.
  • Design and deliver workshops and trainings on visualization tools and techniques.
  • Develop instructional materials and e-learning modules.
  • Perform data analysis in Excel and other statistical packages to identify key insights in the data.
  • Help create interactive data reports that are delivered to clients, such as library trends, built in Microsoft Excel or other platforms.
  • Modeling data and metadata to support ad-hoc and pre-built reporting.
  • Work with clients to pull data from large complex data sets.
  • Communicates appropriately, effectively, and positively.  Plays an active role in staying informed and participating in Libraries and unit meetings, activities, and events. Is familiar with and understands the UW Libraries Personal Communication Responsibility Guidelines.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.
  • Experience utilizing a variety of data visualization tools and methods to create graphs, charts, timelines, maps, dashboards, infographics, etc.
  • Experience with data models and data visualization software (i.e. R, Excel or Tableau)
  • Initiate and ability to problem solve and create solutions to technical and data analysis problems.
  • Experience managing projects and integrating IT into workflows.

 

Preferred

  • Familiarity with the principles of programming languages such as Javascript or R.
  • Expert experience in health sciences library research tools, databases, and learning management systems and databases such as REDCap.
  • Knowledge of statistical packages.
  • Thorough understanding of continuing and integrating resources, including awareness of issues concerning vendors, packages, aggregators, platforms, licensing, pricing models, and financial and statistical management needs.

 

SALARY

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

 

RANK

Position will be at rank of Assistant or Senior Assistant Librarian depending on qualifications and background.

 

BENEFITS

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

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply for this position, please submit the following information to libjobs@uw.edu:

  • Cover letter (addressed to Laura Lillard, Director, Libraries Human Resources).
  • Curriculum vitae or resume (include a telephone number, mailing address, email address and salary requirements).
  • List of three references who are knowledgeable of your qualifications for this position, one of which must be your current supervisor (include telephone numbers, mailing addresses, and email addresses).
  • Please use "Librarian Application: Data Visualization Librarian" in the subject heading.
  • Please submit all components in a single, multi-page PDF document. All submissions will be maintained in a secure, password protected online file space during the course of the search. Campus constituents may have access to some material, including CVs.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE

To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, April 13, 2018.

 

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

 

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the University is required to verify and document the citizenship or employment authorization of each new employee. For questions about this position, or questions regarding potential disability accommodations, please contact Laura Lillard at libjobs@uw.edu.

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Multiple Positions, Auraria Library, Denver, CO

Education and Outreach Services Department Head: https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=12816

 

Pedagogy and Assessment Program Lead Librarian: https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=12818

 

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Assistant Professors, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, School of Information Studies, Milwaukee, WI

Two Assistant Professors - Tenure Track Position

 

The School of Information Studies (SOIS), the iSchool at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), a Carnegie Research 1 institution, invites applications for two Assistant Professors. The selected applicants will be expected to maintain an active research agenda in their field of interest, and teach courses in the School's undergraduate and graduate programs. Academic service is expected.

 

Assistant Professor in Information Technology candidates will be interested in either research and/or pedagogy in information technology from a variety of possible perspectives, including technical, user-centered, social approaches. Preferred emphases includes, but is not limited to: human-computer interaction (HCI) & user interface design, information security, computer networks, information visualization, information architecture, web and mobile development.

 

Assistant Professor in Library Science candidates will be interested in research and pedagogy in library science from a variety of possible perspectives, including, reference/information services, foundations of library and information science, readers' advisory, collection management, or management of information agencies. Candidates should bring a background that includes social justice, community outreach and/or public engagement. Additionally, candidates should demonstrate an ability to articulate the value of the profession / MLIS to contemporary society.

 

UWM is a doctoral/research intensive university and Wisconsin's premier public urban institution, offering a comprehensive liberal arts, sciences and professional education at the undergraduate and graduate level to nearly 26,000 students. UWM has earned the highest rating for a research institution from the Carnegie Classification of Institution of Higher Education, often referred to as R1 status. UWM is one of only 115 R1 institutions.

 

The School of Information Studies offers several educational programs: a Bachelor of Science in Information Science and Technology (BSIST); an ALA-accredited Masters of Library and Information Science (MLIS); several coordinated graduate degree programs, including Health Informatics; transcript-designated concentrations within the MLIS Archival Studies, Public Libraries, Information Organization, and Information Technology; post-masters Certificates of Advanced Study in Archives and Records Management and Digital Libraries, a PhD in Information Studies and a new Masters of Science in Information Science and Technology (MSIST) degree in partnership with the Department of Computer Science. The School has a strong research faculty, more than 900 students, and state-of-the-art information technology.

 

SOIS houses the Center for Information Policy Research, and its faculty organizes three other research groups: the Research Group for Information Retrieval, Knowledge Organization Research Group, and the Social Studies of Information Research Group. The School's research and instructional programs are designed to be a resourceful blend of the University's mission with the School's information focus, international scope, and interdisciplinary mindset.

Minimum Qualifications for the Information Technology position:

  • PhD in Information Studies or related discipline by the beginning of the contract term.
  • Evidence of ability for teaching in the School's undergraduate and/or graduate programs in Information Science and Technology.
  • Excellent research promise in relevant areas.

 

Preferred Qualifications for the Information Technology position:

  • Experience or demonstrated ability in the design and delivery of courses in a variety of formats, including onsite and online.
  • Ability to teach an advanced elective undergraduate or graduate courses in areas of expertise, with preference for the areas previously listed.
  • Ability to teach courses as listed in the Job Summary.  (i.e., information security, HCI, information visualization, etc)

 

Minimum Qualifications for the Library Science position:

  • PhD in Library Science and Information Studies or a related discipline by the beginning of the contract term.
  • Evidence of potential for teaching in library sciences field (as stated above)
  • Excellent research promise in relevant area.

 

Preferred Qualifications for the Library Science position:

  • Experience or demonstrated ability in the design and delivery of courses in a variety of formats, including onsite and online.
  • Evidence of a collaborative focus in research.

 

This is a continuous recruitment, however, to guarantee a review applicants are encouraged to submit their materials no later than April 9, 2018. Applications received after April 9, 2018 may not receive consideration.

 

All applicants must apply online via jobs.uwm.edu. A strong application packet will include a cover letter outlining their interest in either position, specifically, in areas of teaching and research that related to the identified discipline, a current CV, and a document listing the names and contact information for three references.

 

Link to posting:
Library Science: http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/27213
Information Technology: http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/27107

 

AA/EO Statement 
UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. 

Reasonable Accommodations 
UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact uwm-jobs@uwm.edu or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability. 

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials 
UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request. 

CBC Policy 
Employment will require a criminal background check. 

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act) 
For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see http://www.cleryact.uwm.edu/, or call UWM's Office of Student Life, Mellencamp Hall 118 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

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Upper School Librarian, The Westminster School, Atlanta, GA

The Westminster School in Atlanta, GA is seeking an Upper School Librarian for the 2018-2019 school year. Details regarding the position requirements, responsibilities and how to apply can be found here.

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Project Archivist, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New York, NY

Description

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation ("Foundation"), a non-profit organization that makes grants in five core program areas (higher education and scholarship in the humanities; arts and cultural heritage; diversity; scholarly communications; and international higher education and strategic projects), seeks a Project Archivist. The Project Archivist will be contracted to work on a three-year temporary assignment within the Nathan Marsh Pusey Library.

Position Details: Reporting to the Foundation's librarian, the Project Archivist will be responsible for planning and carrying out a survey and appraisal of the Foundation's archival records, creating a processing plan for these records, and completing the arrangement and description of those series of records identified as a priority through the survey.

The Project Archivist also will contribute to internal initiatives to evaluate and plan for the long-term disposition of the Foundation's archives, and will assist in creating resources documenting the Foundation's history based on the archival material.

Responsibilities

  • Survey the Foundation's records, producing an inventory, assessment, and overview of processed and unprocessed material
  • Develop a prioritized plan for processing archival holdings
  • Arrange and describe those series of records identified to be a priority
  • Assess the preservation requirements of the Foundation's archival records, and implement or make recommendations for preservation of records in analog and digital formats
  • Record archival holdings in ArchivesSpace, and create or revise finding aids
  • Work with staff to plan for ongoing archival acquisitions in coordination with the Foundation's records retention policy and schedule
  • Create resources documenting the Foundation's history
  • Contribute to the Foundation's internal planning initiatives regarding archival development

Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Library and Information Science or related field, with a concentration in archival studies
  • At least two years of professional experience arranging, processing, and describing archival records.
  • Understanding of and ability to implement best practices in archival appraisal, survey, arrangement, description, and preservation.
  • Knowledge of and experience applying professionally recognized standards and best practices in describing archival content, including DACS, EAD, and EAC-CPF.
  • Familiarity with current approaches to and tools for managing digital content for access and preservation.
  • Familiarity with the landscape of twentieth-century arts, culture, humanities, higher education, and philanthropy in the US.
  • Experience using ArchivesSpace as an archival collections management tool.
  • Facility with Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat Professional, and Photoshop.
  • Expertise in a range of applications, systems, and services relevant to archives, and an enthusiasm for exploring new tools.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, strong organizational and planning skills, and the ability to work independently.

 

Location

New York, NY

URL

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=theandreww&jobId=90100&lang=en_US&source=CC3

To Apply

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=theandreww&jobId=90100&lang=en_US&source=CC3.

We will consider each response carefully, but only contact those individuals we feel are most qualified for the position.

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Public Historian/Archivist, New York University, Division of Libraries, New York, NY

Description

The Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives at New York University seeks a skilled and knowledgeable professional for a 1-year (with a possible extension), Public Historian appointment. The Tamiment Public Historian is responsible for digital humanities projects, including the creation and maintenance of web design and collection building for Digital Taminent, which is expected to include more than 20 websites. The positions overarching goal is to create, build, highlight, and increase use of these collections. New York University's Center for the United States and the Cold War is a community of scholars, students, activists, and concerned citizens working on projects relating to the Cold War. Based in the Tamiment Library, one of the United States' most important special collection documenting the history of radical politics and labor in the United States, the Center's mission is to reassess the standard Cold War narrative by situating it within the wider context of the struggle for social and political change whose origins go back well before World War II. The Center awards travel grants, dissertation, and post-doctoral fellowships for projects using the Tamiment Library's collections; sponsors a seminar for scholarly work in progress, and organizes occasional conferences, lectures, book talks, and film screenings.

 

Responsibilities

Under the general supervision of the Head of the Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, the successful candidate will:

  • Research, make recommendations, build and maintain websites that feature Tamiment's oral, print, and photo/film history collections
  • Devise a plan for the digitization of all oral history collections.
  • Coordinate exhibits and social media aspects (FB, Twitter, and a blog) of Tamiment's outreach.

Qualifications

Education: Master's degree in Public History, Archival Studies, Library Science or equivalent. Required Experience: Established record of digitization planning, website development, public relations and reference services. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of WordPress and Omeka. Interest in the fields of labor and political radicalism in twentieth century United States.

Compensation

Attractive benefits package including tuition remission and generous time off. Salary commensurate with experience and background.

Location

New York, New York, USA

 

URL

https://library.nyu.edu/about/collections/special-collections-and-archives/tamiment-wagner-archives/

To Apply

To ensure consideration, submit your CV, cover letter and list of three professional references to: http://apply.interfolio.com/46688 This search will remain open until filled.

Company Information

NYU is one of the larger members of the Association of Research Libraries, with 319 FTE staff, 63 of whom are faculty librarians. Librarians responded to 97,000 reference queries in the last year, including via 24-hour cross-globe virtual reference. Librarians reached 20,000 attendees through instructional sessions, and thousands more through orientations and similar events. The Libraries serves a large and diverse population of 40,000 students and faculty across 18 schools and colleges- including, for example, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Tisch School of the Arts, the Stern School of Business, the Meyer College of Nursing, the Wagner School of Public Administration, NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU Shanghai, etc.- and from every U.S. state and more than 133 countries. NYU is one of the largest private universities in the U. S., and is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU). New York University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the HathiTrust, the Manhattan Research Libraries Initiative, the Research Libraries Group Partnership of OCLC, the Digital Preservation Network, and the Digital Library Federation, as well as regional resource sharing consortia. The Libraries also provides an integrated library management system for the Research Library Association of South Manhattan, a consortium that includes New School and Cooper Union.

For the NYU Libraries Mission and Strategic Plan go to https://s3.amazonaws.com/nyulibraries-www-assets/nyu-libraries-strategic-plan.pdf 

The Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives at New York University is one of the oldest special collections in the United States devoted to the history of left politics, labor, and social protest movements. Its holdings include oral histories, film, and more than 75,000 monographs, 20,000 linear feet of archives and manuscripts, 15,000 periodical titles, an 850,000 item pamphlet and ephemera collection, and a million photographs. Its collections document the history of labor with an emphasis on the New York area, and the history of radical politics: socialism, communism, anarchism, utopian experiments, the cultural left, the New Left, the post-New Left, the struggle for civil rights and civil liberties as well as the social and cultural contexts in which these movements functioned. It is the repository for the Archives of Irish America, the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives, and a growing Asian American labor collection. NYU's Division of Libraries embraces diversity and is committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Contact Information

Enrique Yanez, Assistant Dean for Human Resources, libraries.careers@nyu.edu212-998-2450

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Librarian, St. Joseph's College, Brooklyn, NY

Description

St. Joseph's College seeks a part-time evening and weekend librarian for the McEntegart Library on the Brooklyn Campus, located in the historic neighborhood of Clinton Hill. Successful candidates will provide reference services to students, faculty, and staff (in person and via phone, e-mail, and chat), library instructional services in a classroom setting in support of the academic curriculum, and academic support including bibliography preparation, subject guide maintenance, display rotation, and other duties in keeping with an academic library serving traditional and non-traditional students. It is essential to be committed to working collaboratively as well as independently. Specific responsibilities of successful candidates will be refined by the Executive Director of Libraries after hire, building on strengths and interests and the evolving needs of the library.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Master of Library Science degree from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Experience in providing reference and information services in person and remotely
  • Professional-level proficiency in database searching and technology skills
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students at the post-secondary level
  • Availability for Wednesday 4-9pm, Thursday 4-9 pm and Saturday 9am-5pm
  • References from professional librarians or library school faculty

Desired:

  • Experience with LibGuide software and a learning management system (Canvas, etc.)
  • Ability to create online tutorials for campus-based and distance education students
  • Experience with a library ILS, especially WMS Discovery
  • Ability to use social media to promote library collections and services
  • Experience assisting non-native speakers of English
  • Supervisory experience

URL: https://www.sjcny.edu/brooklyn/library

To Apply

email only: Attention Dr. Elizabeth Pollicino Murphy and Lauren Kehoe - lkehoe@sjcny.edu

Company Information

St. Josephs' College - McEntegart Hall Library - 222 Clinton Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205

Contact Information

Lauren Kehoe - 222 Clinton Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11205 - 718-940-5877 - lkehoe@sjcny.edu

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Visual Materials Archivist, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, WI

Job Announcement Code(s): 18-00601
County(ies): Dane

Job Working Title:

ARCHIVIST 18-00601
Visual Materials Archivist

Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)

Salary: This position is 13-04 and will pay an hourly wage between $17.25 to
$28.46/hour.

Special Qualifications:
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of
employment to determine if the circumstances of any conviction may be
related to the job.

Contact:
John Obligato, HR Specialist Senior, 608-264-6409,
john.obligato@wisconsinhistory.org

Bargaining Unit:
Non-Represented

Area of Competition: Open

Deadline to Apply: 3/25/2018


The Wisconsin State Historical Society <http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/> is considered one of the nation's finest historical institutions. The Wisconsin Historical Society is looking for an Archivist to arrange, described, and catalog their leading visual materials collections housing significant local and national collections.

Position Summary:
The Society, located in beautiful and livable Madison, Wisconsin, and
situated next to the University of Wisconsin campus, has an iconographic
collection numbering more than 3,000,000 photographs, engravings, woodcuts, posters, cartoons, drawings, architectural collections, and ephemera. The collections include local photographers H.H. Bennett, Charles Van Schaick and Angus McVicar, with images focusing on daily life in Wisconsin and the Midwest. Moreover, the collection has exceptionally strong collections national in scope: Civil Rights, such as records of the Congress of Racial Equality and the Highlander Folk School; Labor Movements, such as the Socialist Labor Party and American Federation of Labor; and 19th century expeditionary photography. The Archivist is responsible for arranging and describing, improving the intellectual control through catalog records and online finding aids, for all visual materials. Additionally, the Archivist will serve as the subject expert in all aspects of visual materials use and care to university faculty, local historians, authors, genealogists, archivists, librarians and museum professionals, and other clienteles. Other major duties include team lead descriptive work in the digital lab, giving workshops and presentations, mounting online and physical exhibits, and assisting with acquisitions of visual materials and reference duties.

Qualifications:
A minimally qualified candidate will have experience:

  • Appraising and arranging visual materials
  • Working with the photographic process within the history of American photography



A well-qualified candidate will have experience:

  • Selecting, appraising & acquiring visual materials
  • Presenting to groups on the subject of photography and on the care, handling and storage of photographs
  • Working with donors

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Associate Dean for Research, Graduate School of Education University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY

Associate Dean for Research, Graduate School of Education
University at Buffalo, State University of New York

 

The Graduate School of Education (GSE) at the University at Buffalo (UB), the State University of New York invites an accomplished scholar for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Professor to provide leadership and expert mentorship in all aspects of research. The Associate Dean for Research (ADR) will coordinate development and implementation of a vision for scholarship for the school, lead large interdisciplinary externally funded research projects and training programs, support faculty research, and facilitate training for proposal development, writing, and compliance requirements. The ADR will also assist faculty in identifying external research support opportunities, coordinating submissions, and managing research programs. The ADR will teach one course per year and maintain an active program of research. We seek a scholar who is committed to interdisciplinary research and understands different research methodologies.

 

UB is a flagship institution in the SUNY system and a member of the Association of American Universities. Nationally and internationally recognized for its empirical and theoretical scholarship, GSE faculty are committed to advancing knowledge in the areas of social and educational opportunity, information access and use, cognition, and the science of learning, literacy across the lifespan, and interventions for wellness. Learn more about the University at Buffalo. The GSE is located on the North Campus, centrally located in the Buffalo-Niagara Falls region. The area provides a wide array of features including arts, culture, and environmental splendor. Learn more about the Buffalo-Niagara Region.

 

The successful candidate must have a doctoral degree in one of the disciplines or related fields in the GSE. The candidate must also have a solid academic record in terms of publications, grant-funded research, and experience in student mentorship consistent with a tenured, full professor appointment. Extensive knowledge of and track record with federal and other appropriate funding sources for GSE project activities and polices relating to human subjects' protection is required. Superior verbal and written communication skills, the ability to work with individuals from many different backgrounds, and a strong commitment to diversity are also required. Relevant administrative experiences at the department or decanal level are desired. 

Submit applications, including a letter of application that address a) relevant qualifications for the position, b) research interests, c) experience promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as curriculum vitae and contact information for three references. The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until the position is filled for an anticipated start date of August 2018.

 

For inquires, contact Dr. Amanda Nickerson, Search Committee Chair, at nickersa@buffalo.edu.

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Assistant Librarian, Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, IN

OPEN SCHOLARSHIP RESIDENT

VISITING ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN

INDIANA UNIVERSITY BLOOMINGTON LIBRARIES

https://indiana.peopleadmin.com

Founded in 1820, Indiana University Bloomington has grown from a small state seminary into the flagship campus of a great public university with over 49,000 students and almost 3,100 faculty. Innovation, creativity, and academic freedom are hallmarks of IU Bloomington and its excellent contributions in research and the arts. The campus covers over 1,800 wooded acres and is distinctive for both its park-like beauty and an architectural heritage inspired by local artisanship in limestone.

 

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

 

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

 

The Indiana University Libraries invites applications for its Open Scholarship Resident position, which is a part of the IU Libraries Diversity Resident Program (https://libraries.indiana.edu/file/iu-libraries-diversity-resident-programpdf). We designed this three-year appointed position to provide an immersion into academic librarianship allowing the incumbent to demonstrate skills at a professional level, develop a professional network, and be prepared for future career opportunities.

 

The IU Libraries established our Diversity Resident Program as part of our membership in the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Diversity Alliance (http://www.ala.org/acrl/issues/diversityalliance). Residents will be part of a cohort established by ACRL Diversity Alliance member universities (http://www.ala.org/acrl/issues/diversityalliance/2018roster). The purpose of the resident program is to bring diverse candidates into the profession, engaging them in professional learning and service at Indiana University and, ultimately, preparing them for a career in academic librarianship. This position supports the IU Libraries commitment to build a diverse profession and foster appreciation of diversity.

 

The Open Scholarship Resident will work in the Scholarly Communication Department in collaboration with partners such as the IU Press, reporting to the Head of the Scholarly Communication Department. They will be tasked with developing a program to assess and improve research impact and affordability of open content at Indiana University with emphasis on bibliometric assessment, affordable textbooks, open educational resources, altmetrics, and qualitative assessments. The Resident will evaluate impact, inclusiveness, and access in the IU Libraries' repositories and publishing program in order to develop an impact and affordability programmatic plan with actionable items to increase representation in the repositories, expand access to affordable resources, and engage underrepresented groups in academic publishing supported by the IU Libraries. This programmatic plan will be integral in the Scholarly Communication Department's implementation of the IU Libraries Diversity Strategic Plan (https://libraries.indiana.edu/file/diversity-strategic-plan-20162017pdf) and the IU Libraries (https://libraries.indiana.edu/file/iu-libraries-strategic-plan-2016-2020-pdf) and IUB Campus Strategic Plans (https://provost.indiana.edu/doc/IUB-Bicentennial-Strategic-Plan.pdf).

 

The resident will participate in the operational responsibilities of the Scholarly Communication Department with emphasis on tasks that promote accessibility. This includes XML-first publishing workflows for open access journals, content recruitment for the repository and journals programs, metadata enhancement in the institutional repository, development of digital textbooks and scholarly editions in the Pressbooks platform, development of educational resources for the IU community, agile project management, and instructional sessions and the development of online course content on impact and affordability.

 

As a member of the IU Libraries faculty, the resident will be appointed at the faculty rank of Visiting Librarian (see Bloomington Library Faculty (BLF) Handbook: https://libraries.indiana.edu/about/bloomington-library-faculty) (non-tenure track). The resident will work in a variety of strategically central areas of the IU Libraries on a rotational basis. These areas may include but are not limited to Library Technologies, Digital Collections, IU Press, Teaching & Learning, Assistive Technology & Accessibility Centers, and User Experience. As a Visiting Librarian, the resident is strongly encouraged to engage in professional research and publication.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working with librarians, faculty, students, staff, and other stakeholders to evaluate affordability at IU Bloomington and provide consultations services around improving impact of IU-authored research and open content
  • Identifying opportunities to improve the impact and reach of IU-authored scholarship
  • Identifying opportunities to create, improve, and disseminate open and affordable resources
  • Consulting with faculty, staff, and students on research impact, open educational resources, and affordable content
  • Generating research impact reports to support collection development, subject liaison outreach, open access implementation, and administration
  • Developing a plan to increase library publishing for underrepresented groups on campus

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Master's Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited program or an advanced degree in computer science, literature, journalism, publishing, humanities and an interest in creating a career in libraries.
  • Interest in scholarly research, publishing, open access, affordable course content, and open educational resources
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity and multicultural initiatives and the ability to advance the IU Libraries' goals of diversity and inclusion as outlined in the IU Libraries Diversity Strategic Plan.
  • Ability to work in a team environment collaboratively, and build working relationships with library and campus colleagues.
  • Demonstrated interest in professional development and contribution

Preferred:

  • Experience with or knowledge of quantitative and qualitative methods for data analysis and analysis of user or bibliometric data
  • Experience with or knowledge of indicators of research impact and emerging alternative measures of impact of scholarship
  • Experience with or knowledge of scholarly publishing and editorial workflows
  • Experience with or knowledge of data visualization tools
  • Experience with or knowledge of tools such as the Tableau business intelligence platform

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

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

 

TO APPLY

For full consideration, please submit application materials by March 30, 2018.  The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources, Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 205, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 - Phone: 812-855-8196 - Fax: 812-855-2576 - Email: libpers@indiana.edu.

 

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

 

The Indiana University Libraries are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce. We encourage all employees to incorporate fully their diverse backgrounds, skills, and life experiences into their work and towards the fulfillment of our mission. Understanding and valuing of diversity and the importance of inclusion as demonstrated through a commitment to apply and incorporate the differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization.

 

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

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Assistant Librarian, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

Job Title: Assistant Librarian

Job ID: 9467

Location: Main Campus

http://www.uwyo.edu/hr/prospective/index.html

 Please note: The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.

The University of Wyoming seeks applications for a 2018-2020 digital scholarship fellow. This three-year faculty position provides an opportunity for an entry level librarian, with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, to gain professional experience as an academic librarian.

The digital scholarship fellow will gain meaningful work experience in UW Libraries Digital Collections, including open data, open scholarship, scholarly communications and publishing, data visualization, and related initiatives. Serves as liaison for open educational resources and open textbook grants, with mentoring and support from other librarians. The fellow will have the opportunity to shadow librarians in the Research & Instruction Department, and to gain experience in information literacy instruction planning and delivery. Close collaboration with faculty in the libraries and the university will be emphasized.

The fellowship will offer many opportunities for professional development: The fellow will be encouraged to deliver presentations, attend national and regional conferences, and/or write for professional publications. Financial support for professional development opportunities will be available. Serves on library committees as appropriate and participates in the Libraries' mentoring program.

UW Libraries are committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourage applications from minority candidates, candidates with disabilities, and those with experience working in a multicultural environment. Diversity resources for the University of Wyoming and the community of Laramie can be found at http://www.uwyo.edu/diversity/resources/. For more information on UW Libraries, please visit http://www-lib.uwyo.edu/about/branches/

Minimum Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited MLS, MIS, or equivalent by time of appointment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion

Desired Qualifications

  • Completed coursework and/or experience in digital humanities, digital scholarship, or related initiatives

Required Materials

Complete on-line application and upload the following as one document: cover letter, resume and contact information for three work-related references. http://www.uwyo.edu/hr/prospective/index.html

Hiring Statement

The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment 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 or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. To review the EEO is the Law Poster and its Supplement, please see The Diversity & Fairness page.

Pursuant to Wyoming State law, W.S. 19-14-102, as amended, an honorably discharged veteran who has been a resident of the state of Wyoming for one (1) year or more at any time prior to the date when the veteran applies for employment, or any surviving spouse who was married to such veteran at the time of the veteran's death, who is receiving federal survivor benefits based on the veteran's military service and is applying for employment, shall receive an interview preference during the applicant screening process with the University of Wyoming. At the time of application the applicant must possess the business capacity, competency, education or other qualifications required for the position. If disabilities do not materially interfere with performance of job duties, disabled veterans will be given preference over able-bodied veterans. Appropriate documentation of veteran status must be provided at time of application as outlined in the application process. No preference will be given to a veteran currently employed by a public department.

We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.

Welcome to Laramie

The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.

Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado's Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit http://visitlaramie.org

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Archivist, Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, AZ

The Museum of Northern Arizona is seeking a dynamic, forward thinking, user-centered Archivist to be responsible for implementing policies and procedures designed to provide access to, care for, organize, preserve, manage, and maintain the Museum's archives and library resources. Serving as the Archivist, plans, refines, implements, and upholds archival policies and procedures with regard to professional processing, documentation, and access to archival materials. Serving as the Institutional Records Manager, the Archivist oversees the implementation of the Records Management Policy. Serving as the Librarian, aids library patrons, plans, refines and implements policies and procedures consistent with professional library standards. As part of the Collections team, supports Collections Departmental efforts.
 
This position is open until filled but first review of applications will begin 8 March 2018.

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Teaching Assistant Professors, School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

The Faculty at the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seek interdisciplinary colleagues who are interested in joining our sustained and creative efforts to advance the scholarship and practice of information and library science. Those with fresh and innovative ideas, a commitment to professional engagement, and an appreciation for cultural diversity are encouraged to apply for a fixed-term lecturer position.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach nine credit hours per semester to graduate and undergraduate students. Ability to teach online, as well as residential sections, is required. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Librarianship and communities, human-information interaction, digital librarianship, research methods.
  • Archives and records management, metadata strategies and systems, digital curation, research methods.


For descriptions of SILS course offerings, see http://sils.unc.edu/courses. The individual in this position will also be expected to advise students, serve on committees, and participate in faculty activities.

The initial appointment is for one year with potential renewal for three-year appointments.

The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) seeks to advance the profession and practice of information science and librarianship; to prepare students for careers in the field of information and library science, and to make significant contributions to the study of information. Faculty members further these goals by teaching and advisory work; by research and scholarly publishing; and by service to the School, the university, the state, and the professional community.

The School's programs are among the top-ranked by the US News and World Report and internationally known for its outstanding research, teaching, and service. The School offers the Bachelor of Science in Information Science, Master of Science in Information Science, Master of Science in Library Science, a new Master of Professional Science Master's degree in Digital Curation, and the Doctor of Philosophy in Information and Library Science. The School also offers an undergraduate minor in information science, a Post-Master's Certificate in Data Curation, and a variety of graduate certificates and dual degrees (see http://sils.unc.edu for details).

Educational Requirements:
Candidates are required to have earned a Master's degree in information/library science or related field. Additionally, having an earned PhD in information/library science or a related field is an asset.

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

https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/135719

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Director, Development & External Relations, George A. Smathers Libraries, Gainesville, FL

The Director of Development and External Relations reports dually to the Dean of University Libraries and the Senior Director of Development & Alumni Affairs. Working collaboratively with development colleagues outside of the Libraries and the library deans, chairs, and librarians, the incumbent shares the responsibility for directing library efforts that encompass major gifts, donor stewardship, development of public support groups, fundraising event coordination, and relations between the Libraries, its Library Leadership, and Board Smathers Friends of the Libraries donors, the University of Florida and the UF Foundation, Inc. The Director of Development and External Relations will also attend strategic engagement events in support of Smathers Libraries fundraising goals.

 

The search will remain open until April 30, 2018.. For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries staff recruitment webpage at http://library.ufl.edu/pers/StaffPositions.html.

 

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

 

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

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Metadata Librarian, Technical Services & Collection Management, Clemson University Libraries, Clemson, SC

The Clemson University Libraries seek a Metadata Librarian to join its Technical Services & Collection Management Unit. The successful candidate will be part of a team comprised of one other librarian and two high-level staff who are primarily responsible for the assignment of metadata for digitized resources from our Special Collections and Archives. The unique collections housed in the Libraries' Special Collections and Archives provide a wealth of primary source material to researchers in the study of South Carolina and Clemson University history. The Metadata Librarian will join a team that supports the discovery and accessibility of this digital content through descriptive metadata creation, enrichment, and maintenance, allowing access to these resources to researchers worldwide. 

 

This is a 12-month tenure-track position with faculty rank and status and works under the direction of the Unit Head and as a member of the Metadata and Monographic Resources Team.  The Metadata Librarian will work collaboratively with other metadata staff and librarians and with members of Library Technology and Special Collections and Archives.  As a member of the library faculty, the successful candidate will pursue an active and ongoing program of research, service, and professional development. 

Responsibilities include:

Metadata Librarianship

  • Creates descriptive metadata for digital collections adhering to local and national standards.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of metadata policies and workflows in cooperation with Library Technology and Special Collections and Archives.    
  • Participates in quality control of existing metadata to improve discovery and access to digital content.
  • Maintains awareness of current trends with metadata standards and digital library development.
  • Participates in planning, decision-making, and management of the Team and contributes to Unit planning.
  • Performs data migration, manipulation, and normalization across multiple platforms.  

Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities

  • Develops a focused program of high quality research and creative accomplishments, consistent with professional responsibilities and the Libraries' mission and goals.

Service

  • Actively participates and demonstrates leadership in professional responsibilities that serve the Libraries, University, profession, and community.

Required Qualifications/Experience: 

  • ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship (or foreign equivalent) or a relevant, accredited graduate degree in another scholarly field as deemed appropriate by the Libraries. 
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with a variety of MARC and non-MARC metadata standards and schema (e.g., Dublin Core, MODS, RDA, AACR2, DACS) and controlled vocabularies (e.g., LCSH, AAT, GeoNames).  Familiarity with OAI-PMH protocol for metadata harvesting.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with metadata and cataloging management systems, such as Collective Access and OCLC Connexion.
  • Knowledge of current trends and developments in providing metadata for digital collections.
  • Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills.
  • Strong commitment to user-centered customer service.
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills; demonstrated initiative and adaptability.
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment or individually, to balance priorities, and to set and meet deadlines.

 

Preferred Qualifications/Experience:

  • Two years' experience in the provision of metadata for digital collections.
  • Experience in an academic or research library.   
  • Experience with an integrated library system or service platform, familiarity with institutional and digital repositories.
  • Experience with metadata analysis and transformation tools such as Excel, OpenRefine, and MarcEdit; experience with XML.
  • Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO) training and experience.
  • Experience with training and instructing others in metadata standards and workflows; supervisory experience.
  • Evidence of, or potential for, scholarly and professional activity.

 

Salary and Benefits:

Faculty rank and competitive salary based on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. State of South Carolina, TIAA-CREF, or other retirement plans available. Various medical plans, dental plans, 18 days annual leave, 15 days sick leave, 13 paid holidays, and liberal professional development leave are provided. Clemson University allows employees to earn up to six credit hours free of charge each semester. Library faculty receive an individual stipend for travel or other professional development activity.

Location:

Clemson University is a major, land-grant, science and engineering-oriented research university in a college-town setting along a dynamic Southeastern corridor. Ranked as one of America's Top 25 Public Universities by U.S. News & World Report, Clemson is an inclusive, student-centered community characterized by high academic standards, a culture of collaboration, school spirit, and a competitive drive to excel. Centrally located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Clemson is in one of the fastest-growing areas of South Carolina, and a two-hour drive to Charlotte and Atlanta.

Libraries:

The Libraries on Clemson's main campus are the R.M. Cooper Library, the Gunnin Architecture Library, the Education Media Center, and Special Collections & Archives.  Other facilities include the Clemson Design Center Library in Charleston and the Library Depot, which houses high-density storage, records management, the digitization lab, and technical services. The libraries employ 28 faculty, 62 staff, and over 70 students. Clemson Libraries are a member of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries and Lyrasis and actively participate with other South Carolina institutions through the statewide consortium, PASCAL.  For additional information about Clemson Libraries, visit our website at https://libraries.clemson.edu/about-the-libraries/ 

Application process:

Applicants should electronically submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/48849. Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by March 31, 2018 will be guaranteed consideration.

 

Closing Statement:

Clemson University is an AAO/EO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.  Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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Digital Projects Librarian, Lowcountry Digital Library, Charleston, SC

The Digital Projects Librarian serves as Project Coordinator to both the Lowcountry Digital Library (LCDL) and the Lowcountry Digital History Initiative (LDHI), striving to expand these projects and promote the history of the region. They will work with librarians, faculty members, and LCDL and LDHI partners, scholars, and contributors to digitize collections and create digital exhibits that support research about the Lowcountry region of South Carolina and historically interconnected sites in the Atlantic World. This position will keep abreast of trends in the creation, and maintenance of digital public humanities projects, digital collections, and digital exhibits, and will make recommendations to improve methodologies, procedures, and access at the College. They will work to assess complex digital history project requirements and provide quality technical solutions to Library, College, and regional partners. The Digital Projects Librarian will work with the Directors of the Lowcountry Digital Library and the Lowcountry Digital History Initiative to continue to create and manage the creation of digital scholarly content that fits within the scope of these projects. This position reports to the Digital Services Coordinator and is a member of the Collection and Content Services team.

Responsibilities and Duties

Digital History - 45% of Effort

  • Develops, maintains, and promotes the Lowcountry Digital History Initiative (LDHI) as an award-winning, collaborative digital public history project that highlights underrepresented race, class, gender, and labor histories within the Lowcountry region, and in historically interconnected Atlantic World sites.
  • Establishes replicable project templates and workflows for digital public history projects and digital exhibits.
  • Performs editorial and layout responsibilities for LDHI digital projects.
  • Trains and supervises graduate assistants, staff and/or student employees on image research, interactive media (digital timelines, maps, etc.) creation, public history best practices and methodologies, and digital exhibit construction.
  • Initiates, identifies, and develops relationships with scholars, librarians, archivists, and other professionals to create LDHI digital exhibits.
  • Researches and develops grant proposals relating to digital public history and digital exhibit creation.
  • Provides consultations on digital humanities and digital history projects and digital exhibit design and execution.

Digital Libraries - 45% of Effort

  • Builds and manages the Lowcountry Digital Library (LCDL) as the premier multi-institutional repository of digitized cultural heritage materials related to the Lowcountry region of South Carolina and historically interconnected sites in the Atlantic World.
  • Coordinates and manages the daily operations of the LCDL Digitization Lab, including scheduling and quality control activities for both digitization and metadata creation.
  • Designs, documents and oversees efficient digital production workflows supporting the creation of digital objects that conform to LCDL, South Carolina Digital Library, and Digital Public Library of America standards.
  • Investigates and recommends digitization hardware and software.
  • Communicates with vendors on issues related to hardware and software in the digitization lab.
  • Trains and supervises staff and student employees on digitization and metadata creation. Provides training to all digital library partners on digitization and metadata creation as needed.
  • Provides consultations on topics including metadata creation, digitization, digital content migration, and digital preservation.

Library and College Affairs - 10% of Effort

  • Undertakes research and/or professional development related to professional and scholarly interests.
  • Serves on library, college, and professional committees, as elected and assigned

Required and Preferred Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • An advanced degree in library science, public history, or a relevant humanities field (such as history or museum studies) with at least one year of library experience required. Dual masters degrees, MA in Public History and MLS/MLIS or equivalent, from an ALA accredited program, preferred.
  • Interest, background, scholarly expertise, and/or professional experience related to digital humanities, Southern and/or Atlantic world history and culture, public history, and museums.
  • Project management experience.
  • Knowledge of emerging technology trends related to digital humanities, digital exhibits, digitization, metadata creation, and digital preservation.
  • Knowledge of non-MARC metadata standards (MODS, Dublin Core, etc.) and controlled vocabularies (LCSH, AAT, etc.).
  • Knowledge of digital asset management systems.
  • Familiarity with web programming languages including HTML and CSS.
  • Evidence of ability to do research, publication and service consonant with College standards for promotion and tenure.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate with technical and non-technical individuals.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Dual Masters, with one degree being an advanced degree in a relevant humanities field (such as public history, history, or museum studies) and an MLS/MLIS or equivalent, from an ALA accredited program.
  • Experience with a variety of controlled vocabularies and non-MARC metadata standards used in digital collections, including EAD, MODS and Dublin Core.
  • Proven experience with repository systems such as Omeka, Fedora Commons, and Dspace.
  • Experience with content management systems.
  • Experience handling archives and special collections materials.
  • Strong editorial background.
  • Training and supervisory experience.
  • Grant writing experience.
  • Understanding of copyright laws and rights management issues in a digital environment.

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Directors, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries seeks two dynamic, innovative, and forward-thinking senior leaders who will develop and execute strategy for one of the nation's leading university libraries. Reporting directly to Elaine Westbrooks, UNC's recently appointed Vice Provost for University Libraries and University Librarian, these individuals will be part of a leadership team working together to transform its library system to meet the evolving needs of its constituents. A core part of these roles will be expanding and enhancing partnerships with the University community, alumni, and donors.

 

  • Director of Library Development - will lead the University Libraries' advancement outreach and fundraising programs. The Director is responsible for establishing the strategic direction and tactical implementation of activities that support library fundraising, and will direct and supervise all fundraising activities including annual, capital, and planned gift programs. In October 2017, UNC launched the $4.25 billion Campaign for Carolina, with a goal of $50 million for the libraries.

 

  • Director of Library Human Resources will administer a comprehensive human resources program, including recruitment, performance management, employee relations, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and staff and organizational development for approximately 310 employees and 350+ student employees in accordance with University policies and regulations.

 

The University Libraries, one of the largest research libraries in the south, is an essential part of the University's educational and research efforts. It includes 9 libraries on campus, including the Health Sciences Library, Walter Royal Davis Library, Louis Round Wilson Special Collections Library, and the R.B. House Undergraduate Library. The University Libraries hold approximately 9.2 million volumes and extensive collections of manuscripts, audio visual, microforms, graphics, government documents and rare books. The Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the Council on Library and Information Resources, and the Center for Research Libraries. Together with the libraries at Duke UniversityNorth Carolina Central University, and North Carolina State University, the members of the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN) provide services and collections to their students, faculty, and staff in support of the education, research, healing, and service missions of the universities

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the country's oldest state university. UNC Chapel Hill has an enrollment of approximately 29,000 students, employs more than 3,500 members of the faculty, and offers 69 doctoral degrees as well as professional degrees in medicine, social work, information science, and law.

To learn more about these exciting opportunities, please visit the position postings at: http://library.unc.edu/hr/employment.

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Lecturer Positions, iSchool at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

The iSchool (School of Library, Archival and Information Studies) at the University of British Columbia invites applications for two full-time lecturer positions, beginning July 1, 2018.

Applicants should have knowledge to teach in one or more of the following areas: digital technologies, digital preservation, information systems, digital libraries, librarianship, management of information organizations, and/or library services.

Lecturer positions are non-tenure track appointments - one position is an initial three-year term, the second position can be filled for a term of up to three years. A full-time lecturer is responsible for the equivalent of 24 teaching credits (i.e. eight 3-credit courses).

The School offers a Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS), Master of Archival Studies (MAS), a joint MAS/MLIS, a multidisciplinary Master of Arts in Children's Literature (MACL), and a doctorate in library, archival and information studies leading to the awarding of a Ph.D. The School also offers courses at the undergraduate level in the Bachelor of Media Studies Program. The iSchool is an internationally recognized school, located at UBC, a premiere research institution in Canada.

Visit the UBC Faculty Careers website (Job ID 29084) to apply by March 28, 2018. Enquires may be addressed to Dr. Heather O'Brien.

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Director, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Permanent

Application Deadline: Open until Filled

 

Emory Libraries seeks a dynamic professional to provide vision and leadership in the development, promotion, and advancement of its extraordinary Rose Library and all associated collections and operations. The director will work with Rose Library staff, Emory students, faculty, and administrators, as well as friends and researchers from the Emory community and beyond to expand its impact and advance its mission, "to collect and connect stories of human experience, promote access and learning, and offer opportunities for dialogue for all wise hearts who seek knowledge". The Rose Library is a University treasure enthusiastically endorsed, supported, and valued for its esteemed collections.

 

To view full pa and to apply, please click on the link: sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/...

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Lecturer, Archives, Records Management and Information Governance, UCL DIS, London, England

Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of Information Studies (UCL DIS) seeks to appoint a new Lecturer in Archives, Records Management and Information Governance to carry out high-quality research, teaching, public engagement and academic administration, with a teaching focus on the MA in Archives & Records Management.

UCL DIS would particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to teaching and research in some or any of the areas of community archives, participatory heritage practices, data curation, personal and corporate digital recordkeeping, records and information management, information governance, information security, information rights law, and historical development of the records profession. UCL DIS also welcomes any cognate areas which applicants bring which will extend or deepen its teaching and research programmes in archives and records management, information governance and in the interdisciplinary applications of these to other disciplines within the department.

This appointment is available from the 1st September 2018.

For more info, see here.

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Fellowships, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

Z. Smith Reynolds Library Diversity Fellowship

Tracking Code: 2872-141

 

Job Description:

The Z. Smith Reynolds Library seeks to hire one of the two following positions for the Summer of 2018 as full-time visiting assistant librarians for a period of three months (ideally June - August). Successful candidates will identify as an underrepresented racial or ethnic minority, based on the categories outlined by the US Census Bureau or as Native, Aboriginal, and Indigenous classifications or any other diverse community. The positions available are Born-Digital University Archives Processing Visiting Archivist and Outreach and Instruction Visiting Librarian.

Born-Digital University Archives Processing Visiting Archivist 

Reporting to the Special Collections & Archives (SCA) Collections Archivist, the visiting archivist will assist with the processing of born-digital materials from the University Archives. These materials may consist of official University records, records of student organizations, papers of alumni, and/or University photographs. In addition to processing records, the visiting archivist will also assist the Collections Archivist in the creation of documentation related to this processing, such as a processing workflow or manual. The visiting archivist will also work closely with the Digital Collections Librarian (DISC), the Digital Curation Librarian (DISC), and the Metadata Technician (SCA). 


Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills/Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Coursework or practical experience with digital archives, including principles of digital preservation
  • Coursework or practical experience with archival description standards
  • Understanding of digital photography formats including JPG, TIF/TIFF, and RAW formats
  • Basic familiarity with one or more metadata standards, including MARC, MODS, Dublin Core, DACS, etc.
  • Familiarity with digital asset management systems and frameworks for libraries 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Collections Archivist, assist in establishing workflow for processing born-digital University records, which may include extracting embedded metadata, reformatting files, and arrangement and description
  • Complete transfer of files to local server and develop a plan for ingest into DSpace repository
  • Ensure standard-compliant metadata is applied 

Outreach and Instruction Fellow Visiting Librarian Reporting to the Outreach and Instruction Librarian, the visiting librarian will assist with outreach and instruction to the wide variety of summer programs on campus, research library outreach programs to student populations, and assist the Outreach team in researching and developing assessment tools for ongoing outreach programming. Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills/Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Coursework or practical experience in information literacy instruction.
  • Coursework or practical experience with outreach, event planning, public services or student development.
  • Coursework or experience with social media and/or other marketing
  • Interest in outreach and public services at an academic library especially in regards to reaching underserved populations. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct a literature review of outreach programs to student populations in Higher Education.
  • Based on this research make suggestions for outreach initiatives that ZSR could implement in the future.
  • Assist with the outreach and instruction for summer programs on campus including (but not limited to) Duke TIP, Freedom School, Academic Discovery Institute, Ben Franklin Fellows, New student athletes, SPARC, Build, Worldwide Wake, DIS Students and other programs as they arise.
  • Help research and develop assessment tools and measures for our outreach programming going forward. 

Required Qualifications (both positions): Applicants must have completed 12 credits (or two full semesters of work) toward a Master's in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program or relevant archives graduate program. Recent graduates (less than one year from graduation) are also eligible to apply. Successful candidates will identify as an underrepresented racial or ethnic minority, based on the categories outlined by the US Census Bureau or Statistics Canada as well as Native, Aboriginal, and Indigenous classifications or any other diverse community. 

Salary and Rank: Salary is $4,000/month. The position will be appointed as a visiting assistant librarian. Review of applications will start on March 9, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. To learn more about the ZSR Diversity Fellowship program visit: zsr.wfu.edu/diversityfellows. Campus housing is available from Friday, June 1 through Wednesday, August 1. Participants in the program who wish to live in campus housing will need to complete a separate application after being selected for the program. 

 

To Apply: Please apply using our online system and submit a resume, a cover letter stating interest in the fellowship, skills applicants have developed, and how the applicant meets eligibility requirements. Please also include an essay of not more than 500 words outlining the applicant's interests, which of the two projects they are interested in, (applicants must pick one) and future goals in the profession. These documents will be used to evaluate your written communication skills as well as supporting documents of your knowledge, skills, abilities, education and professional experience. Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. The Z. Smith Reynolds Library, with a collection of over 1.9 million volumes, materials expenditures of over $5 million, and an operating budget of over $13 million, serves over 4,900 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate and professional students. Wake Forest is a private university where academic excellence is consistently recognized through rankings in the top tier of the country's finest liberal arts institutions. Wake Forest offers a rare combination - the academic and technological resources, facilities and Division I athletic programs associated with a large university with the compact campus, small classes and individual attention only a smaller school can provide. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by its motto Pro Humanitate. The University is beautifully located between the western mountains and east coast beaches of North Carolina.

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Digital Literacy & Multimedia Production Librarian, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

Working Title:           Digital Literacy & Multimedia Production Librarian
Rank:                         
Lecturer
Posting Number:      
AP0180055


Position Summary: Virginia Tech's University Libraries seeks creative and enthusiastic applicants for the position of Digital Literacy & Multimedia Production Librarian. The Libraries aspire to prepare students to work, live, and thrive within a global context and to partner with faculty incorporating a wide array of literacies, fluencies, competencies, and pedagogies into their teaching practices. Working widely across the library system and the University, this position presents an opportunity to contribute to the production of library content that will be used in a variety of different program areas, while also exploring emerging trends in librarianship related to digital literacy. While the core duties of this position will revolve around developing various types of instruction, the successful candidate will also have the ability to customize parts of this position based on their interests and background. In addition, this position will serve as a leader in scaling the Libraries' module-based learning as we grow the digital learning object repository, Odyssey.

Please visit the following sites to learn more about ongoing initiatives that this position would be directly involved in developing and promoting:
http://odyssey.lib.vt.edu/
https://lib.vt.edu/research-learning/digital- literacy.html



Required Qualifications:
  • Master's or other terminal degree in a field related to the position
  • Demonstrated proficiency in creating instructional videos, interactive presentations, infographics, and other digital learning objects that supports library learning projects
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of learning theory and how to produce content that aligns with stated learning outcomes
  • Excellent communication and partnership skills with the ability to engage in cross-functional collaboration
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work processes, working effectively with a team and independently with minimal supervision

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite, Camtasia, and Articulate Storyline
  • Experience with the Canvas Learning Management System or other LMS
  • Experience with managing a YouTube channel for educational purposes
  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to adapt writing style to different audiences (students, faculty, librarians, etc.)

 

View the full job posting:  http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/84224

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Executive Director, Stark County District Library, Canton, OH

Executive Director, Stark County District Library (Canton, Ohio)

The Stark County District Library seeks a strong and visionary leader to serve as Executive Director. Located in northeast Ohio, the library provides services to about 240,000 residents through a main library located in Canton, nine branches, and five bookmobiles.

The library, known for being innovative and bold, is in the process of constructing a new branch, implementing state of the art material handling technology, and embarking on a major facilities renovation.

Please visit www.johnkeister.com/starkcounty for details and to apply. We welcome and encourage inquiries.

For full consideration, please apply by March 28. Salary $105,000 - $120,00 and is negotiable based on experience and qualifications.

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System Director, Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library, Plattsburgh, NY

Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library System Director

 

Job Information

Location                                                 

Plattsburgh, New York                           

12901                                                    

United States

 

Job ID

Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library System Director

 

Position Title

System Director

 

Job Type

Full-Time

 

Minimum Education

Masters Degree in Library Science

Must hold, or be eligible to receive, a public librarian's professional certificate

 

Minimum Experience

8+ Years

 

Salary

$85,000 - $100,000 (Yearly Salary)

 

Description 

The Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library System (CEFLS) seeks a visionary and innovative leader responsive to member library and community needs, and skilled in focusing the efforts of a talented staff to be its Director. CEFLS consists of 33 libraries covering Clinton, Essex, and Franklin Counties in New York State. With a $1.26 million budget and 14 CEFLS staff, CEFLS is a library-member focused organization with a mission to provide collaborative services that strengthen these libraries. CEFLS's comfortable headquarters is located in the downtown cultural center in Plattsburgh, New York.

 

The area offers a vibrant blend of outdoor activities, safe and affordable communities, and easy access to the advantages of larger cities where both cultural and unique activities abound. Nestled between Montreal and Burlington, Vermont the area offers numerous opportunities for year-round recreation. The mixture of recreation, cultural, and educational opportunities with four colleges in the area, good local schools, and one of the lowest cost of living in the state make this a great place to live. 

 

The System Director, under the general direction of the Board of Trustees, is responsible for the administration of System operations. The Director takes a leadership role, assists public libraries in northern New York State to achieve new levels of innovation and resource sharing, supervises the department managers, and works with the Board, staff, and library directors to align the System services with the member libraries' needs and priorities. The director sets the tone for public library services in the three county area.

 

Send resume to search@cefls.org by March 23, 2018. Further information is available at www.cefls.org.

 

This is a New York State Civil Service position.

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Reference Librarian, LAC Federal, Germantown, MD

LAC Federal is seeking an experienced Reference Librarian to provide part-time (up to 20 hours a week) reference and research assistance at an academic library in Germantown, MD. This is a contract Librarian position that will start March 19 and conclude by May 12. Extension to summer and/or fall semester is possible but not guaranteed.

The Librarian will provide instruction and answer ready reference questions in addition to assisting with reference requests. The Librarian will also provide outreach and instruction on the use of library resources including print and non-print formats. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • MLS from an ALA accredited institution
  • At least 1 year of experience as a reference librarian
  • Knowledge of e-resources and library technologies including Integrated Library Systems (experience with Voyager a plus)
  • Knowledge of library best practices and procedures including:
  • Reference services
  • Instruction
  • Collection Development and Management
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work well as a team member
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Ability to work with a culturally diverse clientele
  • Must be available to work Monday-Thursday 4:00 - 8:00 PM and Friday 1:00 - 5:00 PM.

 

To apply, please visit: https://goo.gl/8xW6aQ

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Coordinator, East Asia Library Technical Services/Chinese Cataloger, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

TITLE:  Coordinator, East Asia Library Technical Services/Chinese Cataloger
 
LOCATION:               East Asia Library
 
THE LIBRARIES
Serving three campuses, the University of Washington Libraries is one of the largest and most innovative libraries in North America with collections exceeding 9 million volumes, over 500,000 electronic books, more than 120,000 currently received journal titles, as well as millions of scholarly resources in other formats. Beyond the strength of local collections and digital resources, the Libraries is recognized for its excellent service, innovative learning and research spaces, faculty partnerships, global reach, extensive assessment efforts and diverse award-winning staff. The Libraries plays a significant leadership role regionally as a member in the groundbreaking Orbis Cascade Alliance and throughout the profession as evidenced by the number of its staff selected for competitive leadership programs and honored by professional association lifetime achievement awards.
 
THE EAST ASIA LIBRARY
The East Asia Library supports the faculty and students in the Department of Asian Languages and Literature as well as the following programs and centers in the Jackson School of International Studies: the China Studies Program, Taiwan Studies Program, Japan Studies Program, Korea Studies Program, and Center for Korea Studies. The library is a major resource for international scholars and the local heritage communities. It is a leader among North American East Asia libraries and is known for its outstanding collections, international collaborations, and innovative digital projects. Located in Gowen Hall with a historic reading room and recently refurbished user spaces, the East Asia Library also has a large auxiliary stacks space for growth of its significant collections of over 750,000 volumes on East Asia in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Tibetan, Manchurian, and other languages. See http://www.lib.washington.edu/east-asia/ for further information about the East Asia Library.
 
THE POSITION
Reporting to the Director of the East Asia Library (EAL), the position coordinates the EAL technical services, which include the acquisition of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean (CJK) materials; cataloging and metadata for all formats of library materials; CJK serials maintenance, binding, and preservation operations; implementation of institutional practices and national standards; and directing special technical services projects. The position provides original and difficult copy cataloging of Chinese language materials in all formats. As part of the practice of holistic librarianship, the position also actively participates in public and user service activities. The position represents the East Asia Library at the University Libraries' level in policy discussions and deliberations relating to technical services and serves on the management team of the East Asia Library.
 
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
  • Provides oversight and leadership for technical services in the East Asia Library
  • Maintain awareness of and leadership in advancing new developments in bibliographic control, metadata standards, emerging library linked data applications, innovative techniques and tools, as well as best practices for technical services
  • Supervises EAL Technical Services staff
  • Interviews and recommends selection of new section personnel; develops, implements and monitors training; assigns and schedules work; acts upon leave requests; conducts annual performance evaluations; and recommends disciplinary action
  • Coordinates EAL operations with the Libraries technical service policies and practices as a whole, ensuring compliance with applicable standards and institutional practice
  • Oversees and coordinates EAL cataloging services, metadata creation, retrospective conversion, and technical services projects
  • Oversees and coordinates EAL serial services, including cataloging, check in, claiming, relocation, binding, preservation, weeding, and record keeping
  • Provides input for EAL marking operations
  • Oversees and coordinates EAL acquisitions operations and overall EAL statistical compilation
  • Performs original descriptive, subject, and genre/form cataloging and classification of Chinese language materials in all formats using RDA: Resource Description & Access, LC-PCC Policy Statements and Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) guidelines, LC classification, LC subject headings and genre/form terms, and OCLC MARC tagging, including CEAL CJK cataloging best practices
  • Contributes to overall management of the EAL
  • Acts as EAL liaison to the Libraries technical services divisions: Acquisitions and Rapid Cataloging Services; Cataloging and Metadata Services; and Preservation Services
  • Coordinates the work of EAL staff with changes and new developments in technical services policies and practices
  • Participates in EAL public and user service activities
  • Participates in library committees and meetings as appropriate, including the Cataloging Policy Committee; responsible for informing EAL staff of committee discussions and deliberations, implementing decisions, and addressing implications for EAL practice and workflow
 
QUALIFICATIONS
 
Required
  • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace
  • Minimum of three years of post-MLS (or equivalent degree) professional librarian experience in original cataloging and/or metadata creation for Chinese language materials
  • Demonstrated understanding of current and emerging metadata standards, controlled vocabularies, and other cataloging standards and tools as RDA, LCSH, LCC classification, MARC 21, Dublin Core
  • Demonstrated understanding of linked data principles and knowledge of library linked data initiatives
  • Experience with bibliographic utilities and integrated library systems, authority control, and bibliographic record maintenance
  • Excellence in the following skills: verbal and written communication in English and Chinese, interpersonal, planning, organizational, and analytical
  • Demonstrated ability in working in a demanding and rapidly changing environment where consultation, collaboration, and creativity are essential
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development and service
Preferred
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with RDA
  • Experience using OCLC Connexion
  • Experience with the ExLibris Alma ILS
  • Experience working with digital libraries or institutional repositories
  • Experience supervising various levels of staff
  • Working knowledge and/or cataloging experience in one or more other East Asian languages, i.e. Japanese and/or Korean languages
SALARY
$57,500 minimum. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
 
RANK
Position will be at the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian
 
BENEFITS
Librarians are academic personnel and participate in the University of Washington Retirement Plan on a matching basis. Vacation is accrued at the rate of 26 working days per year; sick leave at the rate of 12 working days per year. No state income tax.
 
APPLICATION PROCESS
To apply for this position, please submit the following information to libjobs@uw.edu:
  • Cover letter (addressed to Laura Lillard, Director, Libraries Human Resources)
  • Curriculum vitae or resume (include a telephone number, mailing address, email address and salary requirements)
  • List of three references who are knowledgeable of your qualifications for this position, one of which must be your current supervisor (include telephone numbers, mailing addresses, and email addresses)
  • Please use "Librarian Application: "Coordinator, East Asia Library Technical Services/Chinese Cataloger" in the subject heading
  • Please submit all components in a single, multi-page PDF document. All submissions will be maintained in a secure, password protected online file space during the course of the search. Campus constituents may have access to some material, including CVs
 

APPLICATION DEADLINE

To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, April 20, 2018.
 
University of Washington Libraries Home Page is http://www.lib.washington.edu
The East Asia Library Home Page is http://www.lib.washington.edu/east-asia/
 
The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the University is required to verify and document the citizenship or employment authorization of each new employee.
 
For questions about this position, or questions regarding potential disability accommodations, please contact Laura Lillard at libjobs@uw.edu.
 

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Electronic Resources & Scholarly Communications Librarian, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

TITLE: Electronic Resources & Scholarly Communications Librarian Posting Number  F00112P South Dakota State University

Position Summary:
South Dakota State University seeks a service-oriented, forward-thinking individual for the position of Electronic Resources and Scholarly Communications Librarian. The successful candidate will be responsible for acquiring, licensing, and providing access to serials and electronic library resources; supervising staff; and overseeing link maintenance and resolution of access problems for electronic resources. This librarian will lead initiatives to expand the range, accessibility, and use of electronic resources and encourage open access. This librarian will also work collaboratively with the collections committee, subject librarians, and web team as well as external vendors, publishers, and consortia. This 12-month librarian position reports to the Head of Technical Services, participates in professional activity, provides reference assistance, and serves on library and university committees.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide leadership for scholarly communication;
  • Manage and negotiate license agreements and contract renewals;
  • Ensure consistent access to electronic resources;
  • Manage serials and bindery operations including the supervision and training of staff;
  • Maintain links to electronic resources and resolve problems;
  • Compile data and conduct analysis and evaluations; and
  • Provide reference service.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in Library Science or equivalent from an ALA- accredited program completed prior to beginning employment;
  • Knowledge of the electronic publishing environment and of scholarly communication issues;
  • Knowledge of current trends and developments in managing serials and electronic resources;
  • Knowledge of cataloging, classification, and discovery tools;
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication and the ability to interact effectively with students, faculty, and staff; and
  • Ability to work collegially and in a leadership role with library colleagues in a complex and changing environment.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • An earned subject Master's degree in addition to the MLS;
  • Recent professional or high-level paraprofessional experience in an academic library, especially in acquisitions, serials, electronic resources management, and/or license preparation;
  • Experience working with initiatives related to scholarly communication, copyright, and open access;
  • Experience working with electronic resource tools such as link resolvers, knowledge bases, and electronic resource management systems;
  • Experience reading, managing, and negotiating license agreements;
  • Experience with electronic books, streaming videos, and other media;
  • Experience compiling statistical data and conducting assessment of electronic resources and their use;
  • Experience troubleshooting electronic resource access problems;
  • Evidence of leadership and management skills;
  • Supervisory experience;
  • Experience providing reference service; and
  • Ability to embrace change and think creatively.


This system will guide you through the electronic application form. This employment site will also require the attachment of a cover letter, which should specifically address how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in the advertisement, Curriculum Vitae, and a reference page with the contact information for three professional references.
https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu/postings/10086

Email applications will not be accepted. Please contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 if you require assistance with this process.

Any offer of employment is contingent on the university's verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to, a criminal background check.

Open Until Filled       Yes
First Consideration Date        04/02/2018
Advertised Salary       Commensurate with qualifications.
Duration of the Term    12 months
Tenure Status   Librarian
Proposed Rank   Assistant Librarian

SDSU is a land grant institution and the state's largest institution of higher education with an enrollment of approximately 13,000 students and offers undergraduate, masters and doctoral degrees. Hilton M. Briggs Library serves all SDSU academic disciplines and holds approximately 668,000 bound volumes, 1 million microforms, and over 500,000 government publications in addition to 31,000 electronic subscriptions. The library staff consists of 30 full time employees and eight to fifteen student employees.

SDSU is located in Brookings, South Dakota, a community of approximately 24,000 near the east central border of South Dakota on Interstate 29. The city has an excellent K-12 education system, is accessible to major medical facilities, has an active cultural and social environment, and has numerous lakes and parks within driving distance.

Affirmative Action Statement
South Dakota State University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by emailing HR@sdstate.edu. SDSU prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran's status or any other protected class in the offering of all educational programs and employment opportunities.

Individuals with concerns regarding discrimination should contact: Equal Opportunity Officer/Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources, Morrill Hall 100, SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007. Phone: (605) 688-4128.

Diversity Statement
We are committed to diversity of community and ideas. We believe in a supportive, diverse, collaborative, and cohesive environment with a focus on access. We actively seek collaboration with individuals with differing perspectives, backgrounds, and areas of expertise.

Contact Information
For questions on the position, contact Jason Curtis at (605) 688-5567 or jason.curtis@sdstate.edu.

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Projects Archivist, Special Collections Research Center, The University of Chicago Library, Chicago, IL

The University of Chicago Library is seeking an experienced archivist for a one-year term appointment, with the possibility of renewal, to process selected large and complex archival and manuscript collections, especially collections of academic faculty papers.

Under the direction of the Head of Archives Processing and Digital Access, Special Collections Research Center (SCRC), the Projects Archivist provides intellectual access and processing for archives and manuscript collections. Collaborates and contributes to the development and implementation of strategies, standards, and programs for making available collections in all formats. Manages student staff. Participates in establishing priorities for the archives and manuscripts unit. Supports collection development activities; participates in programs of the Special Collections Research Center.

Essential Functions:

Processing and Intellectual Access for Archives and Manuscripts Collections: Arranges, describes, and catalogs collections in all formats; contributes to development of strategies for streamlining processing to increase access to collections; prepares finding aids and other descriptive access tools, sets processing priorities in accordance with established goals; appraises content of collections; develops processing plans and defines levels of description for individual collections; assures appropriate housing and storage of collections; refers items for preservation treatment; participates in planning for space and facilities for collections; participates in grant and donor funded projects.

Hires, trains, and assesses performance of student staff; sets goals for staff to achieve processing priorities; ensures that goals are met, resolves issues that arise.

Contributes to SCRC and Library goals; reports on processing and other projects; supports and participates in Special Collections donor relations activities for archives and manuscripts collections; participates in Special Collections programs, including reference; serves on Library committees and groups as appropriate; maintains and develops knowledge of current developments in archival processing, metadata standards, electronic records management, and preservation. 

The successful candidate must have: Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program; a minimum of three years of related archival and manuscript experience; demonstrated experience processing large and complex collections, especially of academic faculty papers; demonstrated commitment to professional development.

The Search Committee will evaluate the candidate's ability to:  conceptualize and organize large collections in diverse formats and meet processing goals and deadlines; knowledge of standards for description of manuscript and archival materials; writing skills; judgment and discretion; communication and interpersonal skills including ability to interact with donors; and ability to work effectively and collegially. Additionally, the Committee seeks candidates with supervisory experience, familiarity with EAD for encoding of finding aids, ability to lift a 40-pound box.

 

To Apply:
Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, and reference contact information. Applications must be submitted to https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu, Requisition #03651 or via Quicklink: https://tinyurl.com/ycfgnjzg

Contact Shauna Babcock, Library HR, sbabcock@uchicago.edu, with questions.

Review of applications will begin March 26, 2018. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. 

Salary and Benefits: 
Appointment salary based on qualifications and experience. Benefits include retirement plan, insurance, and paid time off.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law.

For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.

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University Archivist, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

The UT Southwestern Medical Center Health Sciences Digital Library and Learning Center has an open faculty position within the Special Collections and Archives unit for a University Archivist.

Required Qualifications:

  • MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited graduate school or equivalent degree.
  • 1-2 years of work experience in an archives or special collections environment.
  • Experience in digitization and metadata creation for archives and special collections.
  • Experience working with CONTENTdm or equivalent digital assets management system.
  • Familiarity with electronic records management issues, digital preservation tools, and web archiving practices and tools (HTTrack, Archive-It, etc.).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current national archival and descriptive standards and best practices, such as EAD and DACS.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish and maintain professional, effective working relationships with the UT Southwestern community.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with Special Collections and Archives staff, and to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities.
  • Experience with grant writing and project management.
  • Must be able to lift boxes of records weighing up to 40 pounds each.

Job Duties:

The area of focus and responsibilities for the position are, but not limited to:

  • Responsible for the appraisal and acquisition of UT Southwestern's archival collections.
  • Develop and evaluate policies and procedures for the Archives.
  • Prioritizes and manages the processing and description of University collections and resources in a wide variety of physical and digital formats.
  • Promotes awareness of UT Southwestern Archives and the archives lifecycle through a wide variety of outreach activities (Open House events, tours, presentations, #AskAnArchivist day via Twitter, alumni reunions, etc.).
  • Provides archives reference services (coordinating research visits, digitizing selected content, etc.) to clients.
  • Identifies archival records of permanent value through institutional and state records retention schedules. May also collaborate with the record creators (departments, divisions, etc.) and/or the Records Management Coordinator.
  • Finds opportunities for collaboration and partnerships with the Archives through campus initiatives, special projects, grant funding, etc.
  • Employs tools and techniques, such as oral history interviews, to fill gaps within or complement the official institutional record.
  • Provides limited training and supervision for projects with other staff members within the unit or practicum students as required.
  • Assists the Office of Communications, Marketing, and Public Affairs to identify and transfer records of archival value. May participate in special projects or working groups as needed.
  • Works with partners such as the Texas Digital Library, TARO (Texas Archival Resources Online), and the JFK Resource Consortium.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

For more information and to apply, please go to jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/job/....

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Project Archivist, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally, and internationally and for work that has been inspired and influenced by black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society. The Studio Museum has earned a reputation as a leader in the contemporary arts arena and is internationally known for its catalytic role in promoting the work of artists of African descent.

Reporting to the Studio Museum's Registrar and working in close collaboration with the Lead Consulting Archivist, the Project Archivist will coordinate the processing of The Studio Museum in Harlem's estimated 850 cubic feet of institutional records and create an Encoded Archival Description (EAD) finding aid. The Project Archivist will work in consultation with the Consulting Archivist to define and follow processing standards and plans, create standardized descriptions, and ensure consistency and quality for the overall project.

www.studiomuseum.org/jobs
 

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Collections Management Librarian, Congressional Research Service, Washington, DC

The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Knowledge Services Group (KSG) seeks a Collections Management Librarian to join its Knowledge and Technical Services Section. The librarian will manage print collections to ensure that materials are organized and made accessible to CRS staff. The incumbent is expected to review existing collections and, in collaboration with stakeholders, make recommendations for the withdrawal/retention of materials in the CRS Library and/or digitization of materials as appropriate. The Collections Management Librarian will also be responsible for overseeing the circulation of physical materials in the CRS Library. 

Candidates with a Master of Library Science (MLS) or equivalent degree or experience, and/or knowledge of current practices of librarianship or other fields and disciplines related to the management of, and access to, print and digital collections are encouraged to apply.

CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. As a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS has been a valued and respected resource on Capitol Hill for more than a century. CRS is well-known for analysis that is authoritative, confidential, objective, and nonpartisan. Its highest priority is to ensure that Congress has immediate access to the nation's best thinking on public policy issues of interest to its Members and Committees.


CRS is fully committed to workforce diversity. Interested applicants must apply online at http://www.loc.gov/crsinfo.

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Generalist Librarian, LibGig, Washington DC

LibSource, a LAC Group company, seeks a Generalist Librarian for a major law firm client with a busy library in their Washington DC office. The Librarian will be required to coordinate technical services and collection maintenance, respond to research requests, and perform cataloging and basic support functions. This position functions as part of a larger library team dispersed across four office locations. The candidate will be expected to collaborate and work in a distributed environment.



RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform legal research using electronic and print resources via the library's portal site.
  • Maintain library collection by sorting, shelving and organizing print publications and filing pocket parts,  supplements and loose- leaf sets.
  • Check-in and route materials using library catalog.
  • Modify and update catalog records according to set criteria to change location, holdings, etc.
  • Search and retrieve records in OCLC and the ILS and assist in their processing.
  • Respond to research requests and assist in locating books and publications.
  • Perform related tasks as assigned and participate in special projects as necessary.
  • Print and affix labels.
  • Perform clerical tasks such as cataloging, data entry, generating reports and processing invoices.




QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1-3  years experience in Information/Library Services preferably in a legal environment or solo environment.
  • A Bachelor's Degree, Master's in Library and Information Science, preferred.
  • General knowledge of library services, tasks, programs.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Experience using an integrated library system such as EOS or Sydney.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.




To apply, please visit: https://goo.gl/7qW4to

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Access Services Librarian, New Rochelle Campus, College of New Rochelle, NY

ACCESS SERVICES LIBRARIAN
NEW ROCHELLE CAMPUS
The College of New Rochelle invites applications for the position of Access Services Librarian at The Mother Irene Gill Library. This is a tenure-track, 12 month faculty position available immediately. Reporting to the Dean of the Library, the Access Services Librarian is responsible for all matters affecting public services and policies, performs a variety of managerial and operational duties that requires knowledge of library systems and procedures that provide access to the collection and assist students in the use of library resources and services. This highly visible position involves actively assisting library patrons and monitoring multiple library functions.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (list is intended to be descriptive rather than inclusive):
  • Manage all Access Services functions including circulation, reserves and inter-library loan using the Library's integrated library system, OCLC, and related systems
  • Communicates and enforces the department's policies and procedures
  • Maintains patron database in library management system
  • Hires, supervises, trains and evaluates the department's full time employees and adjuncts
  • Responsible for scheduling all part time assistants, evening and weekend staff assigned to the Access Services department
  • Provides leadership and regular training sessions for circulation staff (all campuses) and also conducts workshops for students in the use of library applications
  • Participates in the evaluation and review of new work processes and tools
  • Assesses current services and identifies improvements by analyzing user data and national academic library trends
  • Compiles statistics, analyzes data, and prepares reports relating to areas of responsibility in support of departmental and library goals
  • Provides leadership in identifying and adapting technology to department needs
  • Oversees stack maintenance, inventory projects and general participation in collection development activities
  • Provides input on all Access Services Policies and issues to the Dean
  • Participates in Library and College Committees
  • Provides research support to students and faculty in academic departments and schools through consultations, instruction sessions, and in-person and virtual reference services
  • Works with vendors or other units that support library operations, such as collection development, Library IT, facilities maintenance, and security
  • Participates in professional activities outside of CNR and monitors developments and best practices elsewhere to help ensure the excellence of CNR's collections and research support services
  • Conducts general library tours, participates in Orientation sessions and serves as Personal Librarian to first year students
  • Expected to participate and contribute to the professional growth and development of the College community as per the Faculty Handbook
  • Participate in the ongoing development of a robust library information literacy program
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an A.L.A. accredited institution
  • Ability to deliver and promote excellent customer service
  • Supervisory and training experience
  • Experience with online public access catalogs, ILL functions, basic copyright law, and policies and procedures related to public service, print and electronic resources 
  • Sensitivity to working in a diverse work environment
  • Ability to solve problems effectively and exercise good judgment
  • Adaptable, flexible and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to function both as a team member and a team leader
  • Technological proficiency 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • Second subject Master's degree preferred
  • Experience with Innovative Interfaces Inc., Banner, OCLC and Springshare products
  • Previous academic library experience
To apply, please send one PDF attachment that includes letter of interest (addressed to Dean Ana E. Fontoura), C.V., and the contact information for three references who can speak to your professional qualifications, to:
Ms. Brunie Lopez Secretary to the Dean, 
Gill Library The College of New Rochelle 
Electronic submissions only. This position is subject to successful completion of background checks.
The College of New Rochelle is a Catholic college in the Ursuline tradition and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to our unique educational mission. To learn more about the College, please visit our website at: www.cnr.edu.

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Research Librarian, Telecommunications Policy, Congressional Research Service, Washington DC

The Congressional Research Service (CRS), seeks a Research Librarian to join its Resources, Science, and Industry Division, which supports the work of Congress in issue areas including earth sciences, natural resources, environmental policy, energy and minerals, agriculture and food, science, technology, transportation, and industry.

The Research Librarian will provide reference and research services to CRS policy analysts and congressional clients, focusing primarily on telecommunications policy. Candidates with a Master of Library Science (MLS) or equivalent degree and background in telecommunications policy are encouraged to apply. Outstanding candidates will also have a background in public policy and industry and legal research.

CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. As a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS has been a valued and respected resource on Capitol Hill for more than a century.

CRS is well known for analysis that is authoritative, confidential, objective and nonpartisan. Its highest priority is to ensure that Congress has immediate access to the nation's best thinking on public policy issues of interest to its Members and Committees.


CRS is fully committed to workforce diversity. Interested applicants must apply online at http://www.loc.gov/crsinfo.

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Technical Information Specialist, USGS, Flagstaff, AZ

Do you want to be part of an important aspect of the Federal Government, helping with exciting and groundbreaking initiatives? If you answered "yes" to these questions, then this is the job for you! Come join the USGS and start doing the job you've always dreamed of!

Why Is It Great To Work For The USGS?
Embark on an exciting future! From the peaks of the highest mountains to the depths of the deepest seas, the U.S. Geological Survey has career opportunities that make a difference in both the lives of others and in the environment. Would you like to join the more than 10,000 scientists, technicians, and support staff of the USGS who are working in more than 400 locations throughout the United States? Apply today! As the Nation's largest water, earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) collects, monitors, analyzes, and provides scientific understanding about natural resource conditions, issues, and problems. The diversity of our scientific expertise enables us to carry out large-scale, multi-disciplinary investigations and provide impartial, timely, and relevant scientific information to resource managers, planners, and other customers related to: the health of our ecosystems and environment; natural hazards that threaten us; natural resources we rely on, and; the impact of climate and land-use changes. For more information about the USGS please visit http://www.usgs.gov

What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position? 

This is a term appointment for which all qualified applicants with or without Federal status may apply and be considered. Appointment to this position, however, will not convey permanent status in the Federal service and will be for a period not to exceed 13 months/years with possible extensions up to a total of 4 years without further competition.

Salary: $50,598 (Step 01) to $65,778 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.

Responsibilities

As a Technical Information Specialist within the Astrogeology Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

  • Maintain digital catalogs and inventories containing information about the archives as data and products are added.
  • Maintain knowledge of past, present, and future NASA planetary missions and projects, and types and volume of data produced by or expected from these projects.
  • Provide assistance to planetary scientists by interrogating RPIF catalogs to find images, maps, and other data of interest.
  • Carry out complex word and image-processing procedures used to receive, access, process, scan and distribute information, digital image files and map data.

For more information, apply here.

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Archivist, Huhugam Heritage Center, Chandler, AZ

Job Title: Archivist

Closing Date: 03/22/2018

DEADLINE: Attach any required documents, i.e., Transcripts, Certificates, diploma and Motor Vehicle Record, to your online application by midnight on the closing date. Late Applications or documents will not be considered.

Job Number: 18-145

Job Type: Regular

Full-Time Department: Huhugam Heritage Center

City: Chandler, AZ

Location: 21359 S. Maricopa Road

Area of Interest: Museum

Salary Type: Base Pay

Salary/ Hourly Rate: $ 45,435

Salary Tribal Driving Permit Required: Yes

ESSENTIAL JOB TASKS: Will assist with public events, will require occasional evenings and weekends. 

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Responsible for the management and development of the Huhugam Heritage Center Archives & Library. Duties include identifying, inventorying, organizing, and describing records and to preserve their archival integrity and accessibility for reference and use. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Develops and implements long and short-range goals pertaining to the Huhugam Heritage Center Archives & Library.
  • Responsible for maintaining archives and library collections database incorporating current advances in storage technology.
  • Organize process and describe archival records including digital media and develop classification systems for material.
  • Establish and administer policy guidelines concerning public access and use of materials.
  • Coordinate with GRIC offices and/or entities to process archival records properly and in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Develops and conducts training sessions pertaining to records management, properly transferring archival materials and other retention and disposition processes.
  • Supervise Archives & Library staff.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:

  • Considerable knowledge of archival and records management principles.
  • Thorough understanding of applicable resolutions, ordinances, and laws including Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act (PA).
  • Thorough knowledge of organizational, planning and project management skills.
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office suite and Re:discovery Proficio database software.
  • Knowledge and ability to work cooperatively with community resources;
  • Excellent listening and communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively plan, supervise and coordinate work of others.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare reports.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, Community Officials and the general public.
  • Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position; agree to maintain a Drug-free workplace.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Masters degree from an accredited college or university in History, Library Science or a closely related field and a minimum of three (3) years progressive experience in archival management or experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the core functions of the position; and one (1) year supervisory experience.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Required to pass a background check. 

Required to obtain a Tribal Driving permit. Valid state driver's license with a current proof of driving record for the past 39 months will be required to qualify for a tribal driving permit. Proof of driving record must be submitted with application and must not be more than 60 days old from the date of submission of the application.

Supervisory, Salaried Position

Reports to Director or designee

BENEFITS INFORMATION:

  • Medical - EPO or PPO Self-Funded Plan utilizing Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Network
  • Prescription Program
  • Dental - Plan is provided through CIGNA with no deductible for preventive services or $50 (individual)/$150 (family) deductible for basic and major services
  • Vision - plan benefits are provided through SightCare of Arizona and carry a $10 co-pay for exams, zero copay
  • Life and AD&D - We offer voluntary or supplemental life insurance for Employee & Dependents through METLIFE Group Insurance. GRIC pays the full cost for your Basic Life and AD&D.

Other Voluntary Benefits -

  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave

Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, U.S. Code, Section 472 and 473). The Gila River Indian Community is also committed to achieving the full and equal opportunity without discrimination because of Race, Religion, Color, Sex, National Origin, Politics, Marital Status, Physical Handicap, Age or Sexual Orientation. In other than the above, the Gila River Indian Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you are claiming Preference in one or more of the following categories please attach a copy of the required documentation to the completed Employment Application.

Preference for Community Members (with proof of enrollment)

Preference for Native Americans (must meet membership requirement of a federally recognized Tribe.)

Preference point for Spouse of Community Member (with proof of spouse enrollment)

Preference point for Veteran (must meet statutory requirements)

HUMAN RESOURCES WILL NOT MAKE COPIES OF APPLICATIONS OR DOCUMENTS BEING SUBMITTED. 

Visit our GRIC website and apply online: www.gilariver.org

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Electronic Access and Discovery Librarian, Mankato Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN

SALARY: Depends on Qualifications

 

OPENING DATE: 02/09/18

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin March 12, 2018 and go until the

position has been filled.

 

POSITION: Tenure-Track (Probationary*)

 

DATE OF APPOINTMENT: August 20, 2018

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Minnesota State University, Mankato Library Services seeks a service-oriented, collaborative, and flexible Electronic Access Librarian. We seek someone who will support the Library Services values of change, collaboration, communication, discovery, inclusivity, professionalism, and respect. The position responsibilities are:

  • Manage electronic resource access, including access to databases, journals, streaming video, and ebooks, primarily through our Electronic Resource Management System, A-Z Journals list, OCLC Worldshare Management System, Ex Libris LMS, and discovery tool
  • Coordinate support and troubleshooting for any technical electronic access issues that arise
  • Oversee the tracking, management, and provision of electronic resource usage statistics and overlap analysis
  • Communicate with team members and other library personnel about electronic access issues
  • Manage projects related to this position
  • Mentor, train, and supervise a library technician
  • Serve as a member of the Technical Services team
  • Participate in committees related to Collections and Journals management
  • Read and interpret license agreements to ensure responsible use

Each library faculty member serves on a team as a subject liaison to one or more disciplines/programs, with responsibility for collection development, library instruction sessions and the development of class and subject guides. Librarians are expected to share in weekend reference responsibilities. As members of the faculty, all librarians are expected to participate in service to the department, college, university, and community, as well as engage in continuing professional development and scholarly activity.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree from an ALA accredited Library and Information Studies program or foreign equivalent (degree conferred on an official transcript by September 30, 2018).
  • Experience with managing access to electronic resources and/or troubleshooting resource access.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Strong service orientation.

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Second subject master's or higher is required within three years of date of appointment.
  • Knowledge of best practices for discoverability and/or web accessibility to library

Resources

  • Experience with:
    • Working in a library (priority given to academic library experience)
    • Creating documentation and reports and generating statistics to assess collections and/or acquisitions plan
    • Working collaboratively as a team member to accomplish common goals and to adapt to rapidly shifting priorities, goals, and deadlines in an evolving environment
  • Ex Libris Alma library management system
  • Providing reference and instruction in an academic library
  • Collection development
  • Mentoring, supervising, or training
  • Developing class and subject guides, such as LibGuides
  • Ability to:
    • Respond to immediate and long-term service needs
    • Manage projects, troubleshoot, and problem-solve in an environment that requires oral and written reports, meeting discussions, and the creation of written documentation
  • Read and interpret license agreements to ensure responsible use
  • Engage in scholarly and professional development activities at the level necessary to meet requirements for tenure and promotion.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Minnesota State University, Mankato is a comprehensive regional university with approximately 15,000 students located 80 miles southwest of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Memorial Library and the branch Music Library support the curricula with a collection of approximately one million volumes and 1500 current subscriptions, including access to over 200 electronic databases and 60,000 journals. The University is served by 19 library faculty, 24 support staff, 5 graduate assistants and student assistants. For more information, visit the library's home page at http://www.lib.mnsu.edu/. Visit Greater Mankato Growth for additional information about the community: https://www.greatermankato.com/awards-accolades. Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at: http://www.mnsu.edu.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website or directly at: http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/vacancy/jobopp.html. A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for three (3) references
  • Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Search Committee - EA Librarian Library Services

Minnesota State University, Mankato

PO Box 8419

Mankato, MN 56002-8419

Phone: 507-389-5952

TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711

Fax: 507-389-5155

E-mail: jessica.schomberg@mnsu.edu

*Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at: http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/bargaining.html.

 

NOTICE: In accordance with the Minnesota State Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MN State's vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.

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Research & Instruction Librarian, Warren Hunting Smith Library, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY

Research and Instruction Librarian
Warren Hunting Smith Library
Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs

SUMMARY:
The Librarian participates in the full range of unit responsibilities, including research desk service and individual research consultation (with some evening and weekend rotation), information literacy instruction, collection development, and liaison functions to academic departments and programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provision of research services, with participation in a night and weekend rotation
  • Teaching both general and course-specific information literacy sessions
  • Participation in the development and maintenance of the Library's print and on-line guides
  • Participation in a robust collection development scheme for the reference collection and other assigned subject areas
  • Serve as liaison to a select number of departments and programs
  • May be asked to develop an area of specialization, depending on interests, expertise and unit needs
  • Contributes to the Library's efforts to continuously improve service


QUALIFICATIONS:
M.L.S. from A.L.A. accredited institution; demonstrated knowledge of information resources in all formats; excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability and commitment to work effectively and creatively as part of a team.

Experience in an academic library preferred. Familiarity with Springshare's suite of LibApps a plus. Consideration will be given to candidates who have completed an ACRL Immersion program.

OTHER INFORMATION:
This is a full-time, 12-month, benefits-eligible administrative salaried position. The salary is competitive and is negotiable depending on the strength of qualifications. The benefit package includes but is not limited to: 20 days of vacation each year; 10 paid holidays; medical, dental, and vision insurances; long-term disability coverage; life insurance; and retirement benefits. This position is not all-inclusive, as other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume and the names with contact information of at least three (3) professional references to our application service, Interfolio https://apply.interfolio.com/48600.

If you have any questions about using Interfolio, please send to ferran@hws.edu.

EOE

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Systems Librarian, Warren Hunting Smith Library, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY

Systems Librarian
Warren Hunting Smith Library
Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs

SUMMARY:
Hobart and William Smith Colleges' Warren Hunting Smith Library seeks to fill the position of Systems Librarian in its Collection Services Unit. The successful candidate will be a creative and motivated individual with a strong commitment to exploring and facilitating the use of technology in service to teaching and scholarship. This position will participate in a broad range of library activities, including the assessment, development and coordination of library services; web tools and tutorials; and the identification and selection of technologies that will contribute to the richness of the Library's services and collections. This position offers the unique opportunity to join a team of librarians serving an engaged community in a collaborative environment.

HWS is a great place to work and to shape lives of consequence. Founded as Hobart College for men and William Smith College for women, Hobart and William Smith Colleges today are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution with a single administration, faculty and curriculum but separate deans offices, student governments, athletic programs and traditions. The Colleges are located in a small diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. With an enrollment of approximately 2,300, the Colleges offer 62 different majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program. Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges' mission.

This position reports to the Associate Librarian for Collection Services, and leads the Library's implementation of a range of information systems. Responsibilities include the Library's integrated management system, the Library's web presence and various online tools and collections. Additionally, this position collaborates with other library staff to enhance and develop the delivery of content and services, and acts as a liaison to other academic support units on campus concerning the integration of library content and services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Coordinate the maintenance of discovery systems and content (e.g. Alma, LibGuides, etc.)
  • Maintain access to the library systems; including management of user records, IDs, and passwords.
  • Integrate and maintain library systems with campus and consortia partners (e.g. PeopleSoft, IDS, RapidILL, etc.)
  • Facilitate reporting from various systems and the extraction and manipulation of data for use by various systems.
  • Provide support to staff in use/maintenance of deployed information services, and maintain local documentation.
  • Coordinate the ongoing assessment and evaluation of information systems.
  • Participate in the identification, selection, design and implementation of new information services.
  • Act as a liaison for the Library with campus and consortia constituencies.
  • Responsible for maintaining vendor relationships and contracts.
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience:

  • M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent via education and/or work experience.
  • Experience working with an integrated library system.
  • Experience delivering digital services in an academic or comparable setting.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of database design, web authoring tools, structured markup and common scripting languages.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies, and stay current with technical developments.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.


Desired Knowledge, Skills, Experience:

  • Familiarity with multiple OSs; and applicable system administration tasks.
  • Familiarity with basic networking technologies/topologies.
  • Demonstrated experience managing projects, and developing collaborative partnerships.
  • Experience with Alma, Illiad and Springshare products.


OTHER INFORMATION:
This is a full-time, 12-month, benefits-eligible administrative salaried position. Some evenings and weekends may be required. The salary is competitive and is negotiable depending on the strength of qualifications. The benefit package includes but is not limited to: 20 days of vacation each year; 10 paid holidays; medical, dental, and vision insurances; long-term disability coverage; life insurance; and retirement benefits. This position is not all-inclusive, as other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume/C.V. and the names with contact information of at least three (3) professional references to our application service, Interfolio https://apply.interfolio.com/48712.

If you have any questions about using Interfolio, please send to ferran@hws.edu.

EOE

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Diversity Fellow Librarian, Loyola Notre Dame Library, Baltimore, MD

The Loyola ▪ Notre Dame Library seeks a creative and innovative librarian with a commitment to serving diverse and historically underrepresented groups to join our Research and Technology Services Department for a dynamic two-year term fellowship. The Diversity Fellow will be fully immersed in librarianship. In the first year, the Fellow will develop essential skill sets for designing and delivering instruction, engaging with faculty in digital scholarship, establishing campus and professional connections and supporting research and technology services. To explore his/her specific interests, the Fellow will also have the opportunity to collaborate with other librarians to lead outreach initiatives, including marketing library events, serve as a liaison to an academic department, and actively participate in assessing the use of the library's virtual and physical spaces.

In the second year, the Fellow will lead a collaborative project that aligns with his/her interests and skills to promote librarianship. This project will include a service learning component that fosters a connection between the librarian, the library, and the local community. The Fellow will have the opportunity to serve on committees and will be encouraged to engage in professional development activities and attend local and national conferences. The successful candidate will communicate effectively and work collaboratively with other units in the library and on campus to support the information needs of a diverse population of undergraduates, graduates, and faculty at Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University

 

Position Responsibilities: 

  • Provide in-person and online research instruction to students, incorporating active learning and emerging technologies.
  • Coordinate the Library's digital literacy pop up classes and Makerspace instruction initiatives in partnership with the Technology Librarian.
  • Support faculty in digital scholarship as assigned.
  • Lead marketing initiatives to creatively promote Library events and services.
  • Propose and implement a service learning project promoting academic librarianship through community outreach.
  • Coordinate student worker reference training and provide general reference service (some evenings and weekends required).
  • Perform liaison duties to promote services and resources to faculty.
  • Participate in other departmental and library-wide initiatives as assigned.

 

 

 

Required Qualifications:

  •  ALA-accredited Master's in Library/Information Science;
  • Demonstrated interest in library pedagogy, digital literacy, and instructional design;
  • Demonstrated interest in service learning initiatives
  • Demonstrated effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills;
  • Ability to work creatively and effectively both individually and collaboratively;
  • Ability to thrive in a changing work environment and demonstrated commitment to professional development.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with usability and assessment practices;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Publisher, Adobe Photoshop and/or other basic graphic design software;
  • Familiarity with tools and methods for digital scholarship;
  • Familiarity with established and emerging technologies, such as graphic design, website creation, social media, or data visualization;
  • Interest in contributing to the profession through research and scholarly communication.

 

About the Library: 

The Loyola Notre Dame Library, located in northern Baltimore City, is a member of the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions and serves Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University. The library serves as an integral part of the campuses by providing information services and resources to support the academic programs and educational concerns of the two institutions. Loyola University Maryland, a member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, is recognized for excellence in teaching and learning. Notre Dame of Maryland University is a leader in the education of women and non-traditional students. The Library serves a student population of 6,160 FTE.

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

 

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

 

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

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Special Collections Librarian, Nelson Poynter Memorial Library, University of South Florida St. Petersburg, Petersburg, FL

Special Collections Librarian

The Nelson Poynter Memorial Library at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented Special Collections Librarian to manage and provide oversight for the special collections and university archives. This is a full-time library faculty position (12-month appointment), with professional responsibilities in librarianship, service, and scholarship. The Special Collections Librarian will promote a positive work environment, communicate effectively, and collaborate with library and faculty colleagues as well as with external partners and donors to advance library goals and initiatives.

Reporting to the Dean of the Library, the Special Collections Librarian oversees activities related to organization, development, preservation, and outreach activities for the special collections and archives. She/he will remain well-informed about trends in the areas of special collections, archives, and scholarly publishing. 

Key responsibility areas include:

  • Building, organizing, and creating access tools for special collections, including Digital USFSP,
  • Establishing appropriate practices and procedures for collection acquisition, preservation, and security,
  • Developing and maintaining excellent donor relations and records, throughout the life cycle of the gift process,
  • Serving as an instruction and collection development liaison with assigned academic departments,
  • Fulfilling assigned reference and instruction responsibilities,
  • Providing outreach to the regional community and engaging in external projects as appropriate,
  • Participating in research & service, and
  • Supervising special collections staff, interns, student employees, and volunteers.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of relevant library/archives experience
  • Experience with a digital archive
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current archival standards, practices, and technologies
  • Demonstrated knowledge of collection management
  • Commitment to support and contribute to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An additional graduate degree, preferably in history
  • Advanced coursework in archival management
  • Research and professional service accomplishments that meet expectations for candidate to earn rank of associate librarian in accordance with Promotion Guidelines for Librarians at USFSP
  • Demonstrated experience with Digital Commons & SelectedWorks (bepress)
  • Teaching experience and familiarity with online instruction and/or library research guides
  • A strong user-centered focus and genuine interest in the special collections/archives research community
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively on teams
  • Outreach experience developing working partnerships with external partners
  • Research publications and presentations at the national, state, university, or departmental level

 

Start Date: July 1, 2018

Review of applications will begin March 1st. Position is open until filled.

USFSP is an EO/Equal Access Institution.  Welcoming...Diverse...Inclusive

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Select the below link to access our careers site.
  2. Sign In to access your account or if you are not an existing user select the New User link to create one.
  3. Review the job description and select the Apply button to begin your application.


gems.fastmail.usf.edu:4440/psp/gemspro-tam/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/...

If you are a current employee of our organization please use the following link instead:
gems.fastmail.usf.edu:4440/psp/gemspro-tam/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/...

 

Start Date: July 1, 2018

Review of applications will begin March 1st. Position is open until filled.

USFSP is an EO/Equal Access Institution

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Richard M. Scaife Director/Ceo, Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, PA

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, PA, 35 miles from Pittsburgh, seeks an experienced and visionary leader who will create and implement a compelling and sustainable vision for its future, taking a financially stable, ambitious, respected institution to new levels of prominence and growth. Interest, determination and ability to meet this challenge are required. Westmoreland's 2015 dramatic new east wing brings the Museum to 43,000 sf with a highly regarded collection of 3,400 paintings, sculptures and other objects of American art now expanding into the late 20th and early 21st centuries. The Westmoreland Museum of American Art is AAM accredited and an AAMD member, and operates debt-free with a budget of $2.5 to $3 million, a talented 42 person full- and part-time staff and a dedicated 19-member Board of Trustees.

Ten years of senior level museum experience is preferred including curatorial, staff management, financial administration and fundraising; advanced degree preferably in American art history, culture, and/or history.

Position's priorities include addressing key strategic plan goals: audience growth, Diversity+Inclusion and long-term financial stability. Positive outlook, self-awareness and sense of humor desired.

Position description is at www.opportunityresources.net under "Clients/Active Searches".

Send letter of interest and resume in confidence by email to search team: Freda Mindlin and Nancy Kaufman, Opportunity Resources Inc. search@opportunityresources.net

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Instructional Outreach Librarian, Binghamton University (SUNY), Binghamton, NY

The Binghamton University Libraries seeks an outgoing, energetic Instructional Outreach Librarian to support student success. In addition to providing instruction and reference services, the Instructional Outreach Librarian will have the opportunity to expand the Libraries' social media presence and increase engagement with the University community.
An ALA-accredited MLS degree (received by time of appointment) and experience providing library instruction are required. This is a 12-month, tenure-track faculty position. See the full job description here: http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=94413.
Binghamton University Libraries is a collaborative environment that offers great opportunities for growth, and we encourage you to consider joining our team! Find out more about being a part of the Binghamton University community at https://www.binghamton.edu/about/at-a-glance.html or view https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxyDEtg93QU.
Review of applications will begin on March 12, 2018 and continue until filled. For full qualifications, application instructions, and additional information, visit http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=94413. The State University of New York and Binghamton University are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

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Electronic Records & Digital Preservation Archivist, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, WI

The Wisconsin Historical Society is recruiting for an Electronic Records & Digital Preservation Archivist to join the Government Information team.

 

Information about the position and how to apply can be found here: http://wisc.jobs/public/job_view.asp?annoid=94114&jobid=93628&org=245&class=57200&index=true

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Librarian, UHM Library Services, Manoa, HI

Title: Librarian II (Archivist for University Records)

Position Number: 0083582

Hiring Unit: UHM Library Services

Location: Mānoa, Hamilton Lib, Univ Archives & Manuscripts Department

Date Posted: February 05, 2018

Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins March 12, 2018

Salary Information: Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Monthly Type: 11 Month

Tenure Track: Tenure

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Temporary/Permanent: Permanent

Funding: General

Other Conditions: To begin approximately July 2018, pending position clearance and/or availability of funding.

 

The University Archives & Manuscripts Department of the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa Library provides primary source material for research to the students, faculty, and staff of the Mānoa campus, campuses within the university system, and national and international researchers. The holdings include non-circulating materials related to the management of the University of Hawai'i System as well as manuscript collections such as the Hawai'i Congressional Papers Collection, Hawai'i War Records Depository, and Japanese American Veterans Collection.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The University of Hawai'i at Mānoa Library seeks an innovative and dynamic individual to join the University Archives & Manuscripts Department. Working in coordination with the rest of the Department, the Archivist will:

  1. Hold responsibility for the selection, appraisal, processing, and promotion of the administrative records and faculty and student papers that comprise the collections of the University Archives.
  2. Coordinate backlog processing projects to retrospectively accession, arrange, and describe 'hidden' University Archives collections, preparing finding aids based on local and national standards (EAD and DACS), and contribute to standardizing processing practices across Library collections.
  3. Participate in public service hours in the University Archives and Manuscripts' Moir Reading Room as well as fulfilling internal and external reference requests.
  4. Work with other members of the University Archives & Manuscripts Department to develop and coordinate instruction and outreach services to the University and greater Hawai'i community.
  5. Work closely with university offices, faculty, alumni/ae, and other donors to identify, appraise, and acquire materials of research interest.
  6. Work alongside faculty and staff across departments to provide content management for the Library's open-source archive software.
  7. Collaborate across departments in planning, evaluating, and implementing digital preservation policies based on best practices with emphasis on capturing/creating metadata and identifying analog materials throughout the Library's archive and manuscript collections for reformatting to digital and/or migration to more stable media.
  8. Write grants or participate in other fund-raising activities in support of the University Archives & Manuscripts collections.
  9. Work with department faculty to maintain and update the University Archives & Manuscripts' web page and blog content.
  10. Librarians have faculty status and must meet requirements for tenure and promotion including professional development, research, and service.

 

Minimum Qualifications 

  1. ALA accredited MLS or international equivalent.

 

Desirable Qualifications

  1. At least 6 months of experience arranging and describing institutional records.
  2. Ability to initiate and design projects and bring them to a conclusion in a timely fashion.
  3. Ability to work effectively, independently, and collaboratively with faculty and with administrative, professional, and support staff in a diverse and dynamic academic community.
  4. Ability to work effectively with creators of institutional records.
  5. Evidence of strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to think critically.
  6. Familiarity with an archival collection management system (such as ArchivesSpace).
  7. Familiarity with current U.S. metadata content and structure standards relevant to archival control, notably DACS and EAD.
  8. Familiarity with the processing, preserving, and providing access to born-digital records.
  9. Familiarity with providing reference service.
  10. Ability to train and supervise temporary, part-time, student, or volunteer assistants.
  11. Familiarity with providing outreach at cultural heritage institutions.

 

To Apply:

Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, names, contact information (including e-mail addresses) of at least 3 professional references, resume and transcripts of graduate degrees (copies acceptable; however, originals will be required upon hire) to Human Resources Specialist. Applications may also be submitted by e-mail at library@hawaii.edu. Interviewees will be expected to make a presentation to library faculty and staff as part of the screening process. Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

 

Address:

Human Resources Specialist

University of Hawai'i at Mānoa Library

2550 McCarthy Mall

Honolulu, HI 96822

 

Inquiries:

 

808-956-7207

 

For complete posting go to: workatuh.hawaii.edu/Jobs/NAdvert/28314/4749027/1/... 

 

The University of Hawaiʻi is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran.

 

Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.

 In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, annual campus crime statistics for the University of Hawai'i may be viewed at: ope.ed.gov/security, or a paper copy may be obtained upon request from the respective UH Campus Security or Administrative Services Office.

 

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Cataloger, LAC Federal, Washington DC or Virtual

LAC Federal is seeking experienced Catalogers to provide high quality original cataloging for a major Federal Library in the Washington, DC Metro Area. Work may be done on-site at the government's facility or virtually. This is a long term, full-time contract (40 hour a week; Monday - Friday) benefited position.

Responsibilities:

  • Create PCC BIBCO-level catalog records of English language material in all subject areas that are compliance with RDA standards
  • Analyze materials to appropriately identify access points
  • Assign subject headings using Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Classify material according the Library of Congress Classification system
  • Perform authority control of all headings used in access points
  • Create or update name authority records in the LC/NACO Name Authority File
  • Make recommendations regarding new Library of Congress Subject Headings and/or classification numbers


Qualifications

  • MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited institution
  • 5+ years of original cataloging experience in an academic or large special library
  • Expert knowledge of RDA, LCSH, LCC, MARC21 and other standards used in cataloging monographic materials
  • Proven experience with any/all of these LC classifications
  • D
  • E
  • F
  • G
  • H
  • J
  • P
  • Z
  • Demonstrated history of BIBCO level cataloging
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in cataloging workflows
  • Strong computer skills related to downloading, installing and using specialized software from OCLC and LC
  • Understanding of item based workflow and requirement to create high level bibliographic and/or NACO records in a minimal amount of time
  • Familiarity with OCLC's Connexion, Cataloger's Desktop and the RDA Toolkit
  • Knowledge of NACO procedures
  • Strong computer & analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a virtual environment
  • Excellent command of English
  • High attention to detail



To apply, visit: https://goo.gl/Gy2s9M

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Assessment Coordinator, Utah State University, Logan, UT

Assessment Coordinator

Utah State University's Merrill­Cazier Library seeks an analytical, collaborative, and innovative individual to serve as the Assessment Coordinator in a tenure-track faculty role of Assistant or Associate Librarian. This newly created position reports to the Department Head/Associate Dean for Instruction, Collections, and Patron Services and works with library faculty and staff cultivating a culture of assessment. The Assessment Coordinator develops and directs, in conjunction with library faculty and staff, assessment projects of library resources, services, spaces, and technology to help determine impact and achievement of library and university mission and strategic goals.

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop a strategy and coordinate with library faculty and staff to conduct the ongoing, long-term assessment and evaluation of resources, services, spaces, and technology through conscientious research design and data-driven analysis
  • Serve as liaison to campus and consortia assessment efforts, including through subject librarian efforts
  • Support library marketing efforts through data analysis and reports
  • Chair Library Assessment Committee
  • Coordinate collection and preservation of assessment data and reports

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • An advanced degree in a relevant discipline by May 2018
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate and strategize to manage, implement and execute projects
  • Demonstrated ability to accomplish complicated tasks and projects with minimal supervision
  • Familiarity developing and designing assessment activities and gathering and reporting on data via quantitative & qualitative methodologies
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including listening, writing, and speaking
  • Ability to work as part of a team environment and independently as needed
  • Commitment to meeting established Library criteria for promotion and tenure
  • Ability to analyze, share data and create reports
  • In order to be appointed at the Associate Librarian level, the candidate must have a minimum of 6 years' experience in an academic setting in addition to the above. 

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited MLS
  • Experience with, or ability to learn, data analysis and statistical and data visualization tools like Excel or SPSS
  • Conversant with IRB protocols
  • Prior experience with library assessment
  • Academic library experience

 

Utah State University offers a competitive benefits package, to include medical and dental with a 14.2% retirement contribution by the University, and 22 days/year vacation. The Library provides generous support for professional development and travel.

 

Utah State University is a multi-campus, land-grant institution. Utah State University's campus in Logan is located 80 miles north of Salt Lake City, within easy driving distance of many national parks. The surrounding Wasatch Mountains, including ski resorts, trails, lakes and rivers, place Utah State University in one of the finest outdoor recreational environments in the nation.

 

Review of applications will begin on March 8, 2018, and the position will remain open until filled.

 

Apply online at: http://usu.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=3181.

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Metadata and Identity Librarian, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Metadata and Identity Librarian

Harold B. Lee Library Job Announcement

 

The Metadata and Identity Librarian is a new position, leading the Brigham Young University (BYU) Library's transition to linked data applications and technologies. They will be a groundbreaker in developing new schemes that enhance discoverability of resources and will play a key role in positively impacting student and faculty academic success.

 

This is a continuing faculty status track position (equivalent of tenure) in the Harold B. Lee Library at BYU. Benefits include support for research, presenting, and publishing along with vacation, insurance, retirement savings, and appreciation for work-life balance. BYU is located in Provo, Utah with easy access to a wide variety of recreational opportunities, sports and cultural events.

 

BYU is a privately owned and operated university of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church.

 

For complete job announcement and to apply, go to: https://hrms.byu.edu/psc/ps/PUBLIC/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Employee&SiteId=70&JobOpeningId=70063&PostingSeq=1

                                                                                                                                                  

Review of applications will begin May 1, 2018. 

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Assistant Professor, SOIS, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

School of Information Studies and College of Engineering & Applied Sciences

Assistant Professor - Tenure Track 

The School of Information Studies (SOIS), the iSchool at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), and the Computer Science Department in the College of Engineering and Applied Science invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Data Science. The selected applicant will be expected to maintain an active research agenda in their field of interest, with a home in either the School of Information Studies or in the Department of Computer Science.

 

Ideal candidates will be interested in research and pedagogy in data science where information technology and computer science meet and interact. Possible research and teaching areas might include but are not limited to: machine learning, data mining, text mining, neural networks, visualization, factor analysis, structured prediction, heterogeneous data integration, cyber security, and network analysis. An ideal candidate will be a facilitator to encourage collaboration and joint research between the two academic units.

 

UWM is a doctoral/research intensive university and Wisconsin's premier public urban institution, offering a comprehensive liberal arts, sciences and professional education at the undergraduate and graduate level to nearly 26,000 students. UWM has earned the highest rating for a research institution from the Carnegie Classification of Institution of Higher Education, often referred to as R1 status. UWM is one of only 115 R1 institutions.

 

The College of Engineering & Applied Science consists of seven departments--Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Materials, and Mechanical Engineering. The College has approximately 1,750 undergraduate students and 450 graduate students, both Master's and Doctoral.

 

The School of Information Studies offers several educational programs: a Bachelor of Science in Information Science and Technology (BSIST); an ALA-accredited Masters of Library and Information Science (MLIS); several coordinated graduate degree programs, including Health Informatics; transcript-designated concentrations within the MLIS Archival Studies, Public Libraries, Information Organization, and Information Technology; post-masters Certificates of Advanced Study in Archives and Records Management and Digital Libraries, a PhD in Information Studies and a new Masters of Science in Information Science and Technology (MSIST) degree in partnership with the Department of Computer Science. The School has a strong research faculty, more than 900 students, and state-of-the-art information technology.

 

SOIS houses the Center for Information Policy Research, and its faculty organizes three other research groups: the Research Group for Information Retrieval, Knowledge Organization Research Group, and the Social Studies of Information Research Group. The School's research and instructional programs are designed to be a resourceful blend of the University's mission with the School's information focus, international scope, and interdisciplinary mindset.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in Information Science, Computer Science or a related discipline by time of appointment.
  • Evidence of potential for teaching both in the SOIS undergraduate and/or graduate programs in Information Science and Technology and in CEAS' undergraduate and/or graduate programs in Computer Science.
  • Excellent research promise in relevant area.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to teach courses in data mining, text mining, machine learning, big data or cyber security. 
  • Experience or demonstrated ability in the design and delivery of courses in a variety of formats, including onsite and online.
  • Evidence of a collaborative focus in research.

 

This is a continuous recruitment, however, to guarantee a review applicants are encouraged to submit their materials no later than February 24, 2018. Applications received after February 25, 2018 may not receive consideration.

 

All applicants must apply online via jobs.uwm.edu. A strong application packet will include a cover letter outlining their interest in this position, a current CV, a writing sample from a peer-reviewed journal, a document outlining their area of research or research interest and a document listing the names and contact information for three references.

 

Link to posting: http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/27072

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message "Your application has been submitted" is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

If you have questions about the position, please contact Human Resources Assistant Laura Meyer via email at:Lauram@uwm.edu.

AA/EO Statement 
UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. 

Reasonable Accommodations 
UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact uwm-jobs@uwm.edu or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability. 

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials 
UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWMwill not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request. 

CBC Policy 
Employment will require a criminal background check. 

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act) 
For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see http://www.cleryact.uwm.edu/, or call UWM's Office of Student Life, Mellencamp Hall 118 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

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Regional Government Documents Librarian, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Regional Government Documents Librarian

Assistant University Librarian or Associate University Librarian

The Regional Government Documents Librarian (Documents Librarian) is a 12 month, tenure track faculty position in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library (Library West). The George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida is designated as a depository for the publications of the United States Government, the State of Florida, and the European Union. The scope of the collections thus includes federal, state, and international documents.

 

Joining the George A. Smathers Libraries as the Documents Librarian entails serving as the primary liaison to the US Government Publishing Office (GPO) in matters relating to the Libraries' service as a Regional Federal Depository Library for 38 selective depository libraries in the state of Florida, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. This position leads statewide outreach, training, public access, support services, and collection development activities to support the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP). The Documents Librarian also plays an important role ensuring access to state publications distributed by the Florida Division of Library and Information Services. Both programs allow the incumbent to build strong partnerships with a diverse constituency at the state, regional and national levels while advancing innovative programs to strengthen awareness of the increasing relevancy of government documents in current research and public interest.

 

You are invited to apply for this nationally strategic position within a vibrant, energetic community of professionals dedicated to furthering the intellectual missions of this research-intensive, land-grant, public institution. Collaboration on innovative projects between individuals and among departments to enhance library services is strongly encouraged and supported by the Smathers Libraries. Internal and external grants are supported by a full-time Grants Manager. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the incumbent in the position is expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, and perspectives in work activities. The Documents Librarian will pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional service activities in order to meet criteria for tenure and promotion.

 

More information about the regional federal depository library collections at UF can be found at http://guides.uflib.ufl.edu/ufdocuments

 

The search will remain open until March 22, 2018, and applications will be reviewed as received. For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries faculty recruitment webpage at http://library.ufl.edu/pers/FacultyPositions.html.

 

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

 

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

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Cataloging & Metadata Librarian (Rare Book Specialist), University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, FL

The University of Miami Libraries seeks nominations and applications for an experienced Cataloging & Metadata Librarian (Rare Book Specialist). Under the direction of the Head of Metadata & Discovery Services, the incumbent will be responsible for providing original and complex copy cataloging, retrospective conversion, and authority work for materials in the Library's Special Collections Department and University Archives. This position will supervise at least one staff member, plan and manage projects, and coordinate all Special Collections and University Archives cataloging activities following prescribed national and local standards, and in accordance with the Library's priorities. In particular, Cataloging & Metadata Librarian (Rare Book Specialist) will be the lead cataloger for the Jay I. Kislak Collection of the Early Americas, Exploration and Navigation.

 

For the full job description and how to apply, please go to: https://umiami.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UMFaculty/job/Coral-Gables-Campus/Librarian-Asst-Professor_R100021818

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Junior Professorship, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

Deadline: Feb. 21, 2018

The iSchool at Germany's Humboldt University welcomes qualified applications from scholars whose research addresses important and innovative areas of research especially in the fields of Information and Computer Science and the development of IT-based service strategies.

Focussed research areas should be:

  • Analyzing different forms of Research integrity
  • Information technology and business models for the scientific publication process (including Research Life Cycle Management and digital Curation aspects)
  • Information Infrastructure Management
  • Research Data Management


This Junior professorship is a six-year, fixed-term academic position involving both research and teaching.

Learn more about this position: https://www.personalabteilung.hu-berlin.de/stellenausschreibungen/s-juniorprofessur-fuer-information-management-mit-tenure-track-option

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Archivist, Congresswoman Niki Tsongas, Washington DC

The office of Congresswoman Niki Tsongas is seeking a Congressional Records Archivist to evaluate, assemble and manage the contents of the Congresswoman's Congressional collection. This is a full-time, term-limited appointment for approximately 8 months. 

The ideal candidate will have at least one to two years of experience and a demonstrated understanding of archival description and materials, work experience with project management, and familiarity with archival standards. 

Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and references to Tsongas.Jobs@mail.house.gov noting "Congressional Archivist" in the subject.

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Archivist, Austin History Center, Austin, TX

    This position will be filled as an Archivist I or Archivist II based on experience.

    Under limited supervision, this position processes archival collections related to the African American Community; provides reference services to the public, and provides public programming related to African Americans.

    1. Identifies, acquires, organizes, and processes archival collections related to African American heritage in Austin/Travis County.
    2. Develops and implements pubic programs and events related to African American history in Austin/Travis County.
    3. Provides public liaison activities including lectures, media appearances and interviews related to African American history in Austin/Travis County.
    4. Collaborates with other organizations to plan and implement programs related to African Americans in Austin/Travis County.
    5. Leads or assists in planning exhibits by organizing and interpreting historical records for public presentation related to African Americans in Austin/Travis County.
    6. Plans, coordinates and supervises volunteer projects.
    7. Answers reference questions in person, over the phone an via email concerning general Austin/Travis County history as well as serves as a subject specialist for Austin's African American population.
    8. Collects oral histories documenting African American history in Austin/Travis County.

    NOTE: A DACS-compliant archival finding aid is requested as the OPTIONAL DOCUMENT for submission.

    All new employees are required to attend City of Austin Public and Austin Public Library training as scheduled, and should arrange their outside schedule to accommodate those training.

    NOTE: A detailed and complete job application is REQUIRED and helps us to better evaluate your qualifications. In completing your job application, please be sure to provide a COMPLETE employment history regarding any relevant experience that you wish for us to consider. This information will also be used to determine salary in the event that you are selected for this position. NOTE: A cover letter and/or resume will NOT substitute for an incomplete job application.

    For more information, click here.

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    Archivist, Missouri State University Libraries, Springfield, MO

    Archivist 

    Missouri State University Libraries 

    The Missouri State University (MSU) Libraries seeks an Archivist to be involved with all aspects of collection development and collection care for Special Collections and Archives. The Archivist is actively involved with collection development decisions based on knowledge of regional history and culture, awareness of archival standards and trends, and understanding user needs. The Archivist recognizes the expanding role of Special Collections as a repository for a broad range of cultural resources. Responsibilities include processing collections to archival standards. The Archivist is also responsible for initiating and participating in outreach, reference, and collection development activities for Special Collections and Archives. The Archivist also leads and coordinates the University Archives.

     

    Educational requirement: A Masters in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program (or equivalent) or a graduate degree in history (or related discipline) is required. 

     

    Other requirements include:

    • Experience in processing archival collections, including experience in arrangement, description, and online access;
    • Experience with other aspects of archival work, including research assistance, outreach, and collection care;
    • Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills;
    • Familiarity with various computer applications, as well as archival and metadata standards;
    • Knowledge of the wide range of collection formats found in Special Collections and Archives, including manuscript collections, organizational records, digital holdings, rare books, and artifacts;
    • Supervisory experience;
    • The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.

     

    MSU is a dynamic and growing comprehensive university with over 24,000 students [missouristate.edu/about/], located in Springfield, the third largest metro area in Missouri with a vibrant population of over 500,000 https://www.missouristate.edu/about/spfdozarks.htm .

     

    This is a 12-month, full-time position with a competitive salary and benefits. Please submit a letter of application, resume or curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. For a complete job description and to apply, visit https://jobs.missouristate.edu/. Candidates desiring further information are encouraged to contact the Committee Chair, Anne Baker, at AnneBaker@missouristate.edu or 417-836-4299.

     

    Date of first consideration: February 26, 2018. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

     

    Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense. Missouri State University is an EO/AA/M/F/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer and Institution

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    Librarian, LAC Federal, Washington DC

    LAC Federal is currently looking to fill a Librarian I position to work for a federal agency in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Librarian will oversee the daily operations of collection management and provide daily assistance to patrons. This is a long term, full-time contract (40 hour a week; Monday - Friday) benefited position.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Oversee daily operations of collection management such as item intake and cataloging, record keeping, weeding, and the retrieval of pertinent un-selected items from the New Electronic Titles list
    • Provides assistance to patrons in accessing depository items and resources.
    • Review of the library's depository selection profile and makes resulting changes.
    • Create original and copy-cataloged records for monograph, serial, and monograph-as-serial items and uploads these records into the library's OPAC
    • Proficient in the use of constant data forms


    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Master's degree in Library/Information Science from an institution accredited by the ALA
    • Thorough knowledge and experience in cataloging workflows; Experience with RDA, OCLC, MARC21 and other standards used in cataloging
    • Experience providing reference support
    • Original cataloging using RDA experience is a must
    • Various branding, marketing, and promotional activities experience preferred


    To apply, visit: https://goo.gl/VaFZEt

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    Archive Associate, Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, New Orleans, LA

    library.tulane.edu

    The Howard-Tilton Memorial Library is Tulane University's main library and supports undergraduate and graduate programs in humanities, social sciences, sciences, and engineering by providing research services and access to collections. It is also a major cultural resource for researchers and scholars from Louisiana and the Gulf Coast region. Its unique collections in areas such as Latin American studies, jazz, and New Orleans history draw researchers from around the world. As a member of the Association of Research Libraries, Tulane's libraries are ranked among the top 115 research libraries in North America.

    Under the direction of the Curator of Special Collections at the Latin American Library, the Archival Associate will be focused on a grant funded initiative to digitally preserve and support public access and outreach to an audio collection in the Latin American Library, and will work on a variety of tasks related to this project while maintaining the collection in good order. 

    Learn more about the project here: http://library.tulane.edu/news/latin-american-library-awarded-clir-grant...

    This is a 2-year position.

    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
    Bachelor's degree OR high school diploma or equivalent and 6 years relevant experience.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES TYPICALLY NEEDED TO PERFORM THIS JOB SUCCESSFULLY: 
    1. Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing in English and minimum near-native command of Spanish;
    2. Creativity and forethought in problem solving project issues;
    3. Ability to work independently and manage multiple project assignments within specific deadlines
    4. Excellent writing and organizational skills
    5. Ability to function fully and competently at technology competency Level I outlined in HTML Core Technology Competencies for Employees (see http://library.tulane.edu/sites/library.tulane.edu/files/documents/HTML_Staff_Technology_Competencie...)

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 
    1. Experience generating metadata for archival projects;
    2. Familiarity with Microsoft Windows Office Suite, specifically Excel software or comparable spreadsheet software

    Tulane University is an AA/EO Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Tulane is an EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer.

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    Librarian, Collection Assessment, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

    TITLE: Collection Assessment Librarian

    LOCATION: Seattle

    THE LIBRARIES 

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

    COLLECTION ANALYSIS AND STRATEGY

    Collection Analysis and Strategy (CAS) is one of four departments in the Collections & Content portfolio of the University of Washington Libraries. The department consists of four librarians including the Director. CAS supports the distributed, three-campus collection development activities through the pursuit of data-driven, efficient, and transparent systems for the selection, acquisition, and management of resources to support teaching, learning, and research. CAS works with our consortial and other external partners to extend the reach of our community to access the resources they need to succeed.

     

    THE POSITION

    Reporting to the Director of Collection Analysis and Strategy, the Collection Assessment Librarian will work in a team environment in CAS to provide creative and user-centered leadership and support for collection assessment. The position oversees the work of the Student Assistant for the collection and maintenance of electronic resources usage statistics. The Librarian must be proficient in the tools needed to manipulate data and produce reports for use by CAS, subject librarians, and Libraries Administration for decision making. The position works closely with assessment efforts in other parts of the UW Libraries and will be a resource for other staff needing assistance in data manipulation and analysis techniques. In addition the Collection Assessment Librarian will work with vendors and staff in the UW Libraries to manage and customize the user interface on vendor platforms. This position will take a lead role in the Libraries for assessing accessibility of our vendor platforms.


    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

    • Manage the collection and maintenance of electronic resources usage statistics including overseeing the work of the Student Assistant.
    • Provide leadership in the UW Libraries for collection assessment initiatives including analyzing data and producing reports for decision-making.
    • Provide guidance and assistance to UW librarians and staff in selecting, analyzing, and visualizing collection data.
    • Act as a liaison between CAS and the Libraries Assessment Program and other assessment efforts in the UW Libraries.
    • Work with vendors, librarians, and Libraries staff to manage and customize platform interfaces to meet user needs.
    • Take a leadership role in the Libraries for assessing accessibility of our licensed vendor platforms.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Required

    • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree.
    • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.
    • Coursework or professional experience with data manipulation and analysis techniques.
    • Demonstrated commitment to providing excellent user-centered services in an academic library setting.
    • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a collaborative environment; excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

     

    Preferred

    • Demonstrated understanding of electronic resources usage statistics.
    • Demonstrated understanding of collection assessment principles and techniques.
    • Experience with tools used for data manipulation, analysis, and visualization (e.g. Excel, Access, Python, OpenRefine, Tableau).
    • Experience with the ExLibris Alma ILS and Alma Analytics.
    • Experience in collection development or as a subject librarian in an academic library.
    • Familiarity with the issues surrounding accessibility of library resources.

     

    SALARY

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

     

    RANK

    Position will be at rank of Assistant or Senior Assistant, depending on qualifications and background.

     

    BENEFITS

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

     

    APPLICATION PROCESS

    To apply for this position, please submit the following information to libjobs@uw.edu:

    • Cover letter (addressed to Laura Lillard, Director, Libraries Human Resources)
    • Curriculum vitae or resume (include a telephone number, mailing address, email address and salary requirements)
    • List of three references who are knowledgeable of your qualifications for this position, one of which must be your current supervisor (include telephone numbers, mailing addresses, and email addresses)
    • Please use "Librarian Application: Collection Assessment Librarian" in the subject heading.
    • Please submit all components in a single, multi-page PDF document. All submissions will be maintained in a secure, password protected online file space during the course of the search. Campus constituents may have access to some material, including CVs.

     

    APPLICATION DEADLINE

    To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, March 9, 2018.

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

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

    In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the University is required to verify and document the citizenship or employment authorization of each new employee. 

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

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    Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

    https://apply.interfolio.com/48228

    University of Oklahoma Norman Campus: The College of Arts & Sciences
    Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences
    Location: Norman, OK
    One of the premier comprehensive public R1 research universities in the nation, the University of Oklahoma seeks an inspiring, experienced leader for the position of Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. The responsibilities of the Dean include operational and strategic oversight for all undergraduate and graduate programs in the college, which encompasses the humanities, social sciences, sciences, and professional schools and interdisciplinary programs on the Norman and Tulsa Campuses. OU is a thriving institution, proud of its public mission and eager to continue its ascent up the ranks of excellence. The next Dean will play an instrumental part in the institution's success.
    The University is looking for:
    • A collaborative, strategic leader, capable of working with Deans, Chairs, Directors, and faculty across the university to: (1) support and encourage world-class research, scholarship, and creative activities, (2) enhance the student experience, and (3) further the competitiveness of the University of Oklahoma.
    • A renowned scholar with a record of research excellence and outstanding graduate student mentorship.
    • An excellent teacher and mentor who demonstrates a commitment to the highest academic standards and emerging best practices, including expanding research opportunities for undergraduates.
    • An academic with a passion for fostering the professional growth and well-being of faculty, students, and staff and an appreciation of the wide range of disciplines and programs at a comprehensive research university.
    • A manager with the administrative skills and experience to lead and inspire a diverse and highly qualified team of faculty and staff and to execute the complex mission of the College of Arts and Sciences.
    • A visionary who can help build the financial resources of the university by pursuing opportunities and overcoming challenges in an environment of rapid changes in the higher education landscape.
    The Dean reports directly to the Senior Vice President and Provost, sits on the Council of Deans, and contributes as an integral part of the leadership team of the university.
    QUALIFICATIONS
    • Record of excellence in teaching, scholarly or creative activity, and service suitable for appointment as a full tenured professor within an appropriate division in the College.
    • Record of strong, visionary leadership and sound fiscal management at the Chair- or Director-level or higher.
    • Demonstrated effective skills of communication, planning, collaboration, and management.
    • Demonstrated commitments to diversity and shared governance.
    • Earned doctorate or other terminal research degree.
    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
    The university invites letters of nomination, applications (letter of interest, complete CV, list of references), or inquiries about the position or process. Submit applications to the Chair of the Search Committee, Randall Hewes, Dean of the OU Graduate College, at http://apply.interfolio.com/48228. Nominations, including full contact and email information for the nominee, and inquiries should be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee at hewes@ou.edu. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made. Applicants will be notified prior to the solicitation of letters of reference.
    About the University
    The University of Oklahoma is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensive public research university known for excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement. OU serves the educational, cultural, economic, and health-care needs of the state, region, and nation from three campuses: Norman, Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, and Tulsa Schusterman Center. OU is home to over 31,000 students and more than 3,500 faculty and 8,000 staff across all three campuses and is supported by a $2 billion budget and an endowment of $1.52 billion. In 2014, OU became the first public institution ever to rank #1 nationally in the recruitment of National Merit Scholars. The 277-acre Research Campus in Norman was named the No. 1 research campus in the nation by the Association of Research Parks in 2013.
    The central campus and administrative offices of the University of Oklahoma are located in Norman, a city of more than 120,000 residents. Norman is often cited in "best places to live" rankings and is a culturally rich and vibrant community with outstanding schools, amenities, and a low cost of living. The state capital, Oklahoma City, is located 20 miles to the north. With over 1.35 million residents and a unique central plains heritage, the Oklahoma City metro is home to a diverse and lively array of arts, culture, dining, sports, and entertainment. Visit http://www.ou.edu/flipbook and http://www.ou.edu/publicaffairs/oufacts.html for more information.
    About the College of Arts and Sciences
    As OU's first, largest, and most diverse college, the College of Arts and Sciences is the heart of the university. The College includes 24 academic departments, two accredited schools, four interdisciplinary programs, and three independent research units. The College is home to almost half of OU's full-time faculty and provides a significant portion of the general education curriculum for undergraduate students enrolled in the other colleges of the university. It is also the center for advanced study, research, and creative activity at the university and accounts for over a quarter of the OU Norman Campus research expenditures.
    With this reach and impact, the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences serves a pivotal role for the university. The Dean will be expected to work collaboratively with colleges across the university to deliver world-class general education for students; foster and grow exemplary research programs within the College's academic departments, schools, and programs; guide the development of innovative curricula; hire and support an outstanding faculty; provide entrepreneurial leadership for development initiatives and for strategic and financial planning; support the institution's commitment to excellence, innovation, engagement, integrity, and inclusiveness; and provide outstanding service to the State of Oklahoma.

    The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to:  admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, or health care services that the University operates or provides.

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    Faculty Positions, Palmer School, Long Island University, Greenvale, NY

    Palmer, the iSchool at Long Island University, one of the nation's largest independent universities, invites applications for full-time tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor. A member of the iSchool consortium, the Palmer School offers an ALA-accredited MLIS, certificate programs in school libraries, public libraries, and archives/records management, and a Ph.D. program in information studies. The Palmer School has three locations for the MLIS program, two on Long Island and one in Manhattan at Bobst Library of New York University, where it offers dual master's degrees with dozens of graduate programs from NYU's Graduate School of Arts and Science and the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.

    Candidates should have an earned doctorate in Library and Information Science or a related discipline although we will consider candidates who are close to completion of the doctoral degree. Candidates with an MLIS or equivalent degree and with multiple strengths in one or more areas listed below will be most competitive. Sample teaching areas include:

    • Artificial intelligence, machine learning, ...
    • Data science
    • Database design
    • Digitization
    • Information analytics and visualization
    • Information management and systems
    • Knowledge organization
    • Public libraries
    • References
    • Youth services, literature and media


    Principal responsibilities:

    • Teaching three master's courses or one doctoral and one master's courses per semester, including at least one core course
    • Teaching master's courses onsite and online
    • Teaching and advising in the Ph.D. program
    • Conducting original research
    • Mastering discipline-related technology


    The search committee will screen all candidates; application review will begin and continue until the positions are filled. The starting date for these positions is September 1, 2018.

    Based on the former Gold Coast estate of Merriweather Post, LIU is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to extending equal opportunity in employment to all qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. LIU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States. Salary is based on a Collective Bargaining Agreement.

 Please submit a cover letter, CV, and information about references online at https://jobs.liu.edu/#/job_details/599.

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    Learning Technologies Librarian, Clemson University Libraries, Clemson, SC

    Clemson University Libraries invites candidates for a tenure-track Learning Technologies Librarian. The Learning Technologies Librarian will collaborate closely with librarians, faculty, students, and other academic units to lead and facilitate efforts on training, outreach, management, and customer support for the learning technologies, advanced software, and high-tech spaces available at Clemson Libraries. The incumbent will assess the current learning technologies and high-tech spaces at the Libraries, and provide direction for their future development. Clemson Libraries currently houses several public and highly visible spaces, including the Adobe Digital Studio, Brown Digital Resources Room, the Center for Geospatial Technologies, learning commons, and smart classrooms, and maintains a large circulating technology collection. Library faculty are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service.

     

    To learn more about the position or electronically submit an application, visit the full job announcement: https://apply.interfolio.com/48280

     

    Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by February 28, 2018 will be guaranteed consideration.

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    Project Archivist, The Winthrop Group, Rye, NY

    Project Archivist Contract Opportunity

    Westchester County, Rye, NY

     

    The Winthrop Group's Information and Archival Services Division has an immediate opening for a Project Archivist to help process a membership club's organizational records. 

     

    This part-time position will consist of between three and four months of workThe Project Archivist will collaborate with the Winthrop Group team and with client staff, as required, to complete the work.

     

    Position Requirements:

    This position requires familiarity with archival principles, practices, and professional standards. The Project Archivist will be responsible for:

    • Processing archival items 
    • Interfiling materials according to Record Series structures
    • Capturing metadata
    • Writing short descriptions for Finding Aid

     

    Qualifications:

    • MLS or MA in history with archival management certificate and/or experience
    • Minimum of one year of work in an archival setting
    • Experience with archival processing standards and procedures
    • Effective communicator in writing and speaking
    • Familiarity with use of database software for cataloging and access in archives.
    • Self-directed, and ability to work cooperatively with clients and colleagues
    • Attention to detail

     

    Hours & Compensation:

    Flexible hours, hourly rate based on experience and level of qualification. 

     

    Contact Information:

    Please send a resume with names for three references including their titles, postal and email addresses, and telephone numbers to Elizabeth Fox: efoxcorbett@winthropgroup.com and Kimberly Peach: kpeach@winthropgroup.com.

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    User Experience Librarian, Lander University, Greenwood, SC

    Job Title: User Experience (UX) Librarian

    Institution: Lander University

    Location: Greenwood, SC

    Type: Faculty (promotional-track, non-tenure)

    Category: Librarian (Rank -- Assistant Librarian)

    Job Purpose: The User Experience (UX) Librarian investigates user needs and the library's effectiveness in meeting those needs in both physical and virtual settings. Oversees marketing efforts and coordination of assessment in a small, student-centered, team environment. Promotes the Library as a key partner within the academic program in fulfilling the institutional mission of teaching, research, and service.

    The User Experience Librarian Will:

    • Work collaboratively to identify projects designed to improve user experience in the library;
    • Design, coordinate, and assess outreach programming for library services;
    • Promote library initiatives, resources, and services to the campus community;
    • Coordinate with distance learning programs to ensure their access to library resources and services;
    • Serve as a member of the library instruction team to provide information literacy skill building;
    • Contribute to collection development in assigned academic liaison areas;
    • Provide academic advisement to students; and
    • Participate in professional organizations, and University and community service. 

    Qualifications: MLS degree from an American Libraries Association accredited institution. One to two years of experience in library work. Solid understanding of academic library services and enthusiasm for creating excellent experiences in both physical and virtual environments for all library customers. Excellent oral and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in multiple formats and to diverse audiences. Awareness of trends related to user-centered design. Ability to incorporate emerging technologies into research support. Experience in teaching information literacy skills to undergraduate students. Knowledge of integrated library systems and software. Familiarity with LibGuides software, academic library assessment practices and library instruction preferred.

    Application Process: Send application letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for at least 3 references to Lisa Wiecki, Director of Library Services, lwiecki@lander.edu

    Open until filled: Applications received by February 28th will receive priority review.

    Please note: Lander is a tobacco free institution. All final candidates are subject to successfully completing background requirements.

    Note: The University generally does not sponsor the H-1B Visa. AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/TITLE IX

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    Archivists, The Winthrop Group, New York, NY

    #1 - PROJECT ARCHIVIST POSITIONS
    Two Full or Part-Time positions
    Location:  New York City Metropolitan Area
    Begin Date:  Immediately
    Duration:  6 months

    The Winthrop Group's Information & Archival Services Division is seeking candidates for two temporary project archivist positions.  The successful candidates will report to a Winthrop Lead Archivist who will be responsible for training and for oversight of work assignments. The range of archives-related assignments with Winthrop clients may include any, several, or all of the following:

    • records surveys of analog and/or digital resources
    • preparing archival collections for storage
    • developing finding aids and/or capturing and recording metadata
    • implementation of records retention schedules
    • project planning

    Potential Areas of Responsibility

    • Reviewing  unprocessed records collections in multiple formats and identifying archival records
    • Preparing preliminary subject analysis and physical condition inventories
    • Accurately capturing names, subjects, dates, formats, and other descriptive and identifying data and/or preparing various finding aids  
    • Drafting work plan(s) for processing
    • Weeding records having no informational or intrinsic value
    • Arranging, rehousing, and cataloging analog records in accord with standard archival practices and protocols
    • Assessing electronic records and preparing them for ingest
    • Assisting with retrieval and research

    Minimum Qualifications  

    • Bachelor's degree in history  or other subject
    • Two years of experience and/or education in archives and records management, information sciences, or a related field
    • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in basic archives processing methodologies including familiarity with archival arrangement and description and development of finding aids
    • Familiarity with database software and applications in archives
    • Clear and accurate writing skills

    Helpful Qualifications

    • Graduate degree in Archives Management, Library and Information Sciences (with archives component)
    • Certification by the Academy of Certified Archivists
    • Experience with electronic records and familiarity with digital formats

    To Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three references to David Kay at dkay@winthropgroup.com and Sam Markham at smarkham@winthropgroup.com 

    #2 - ASSISTANT ARCHIVIST - New York, NY
    The Winthrop Group's Information & Archival Services Division is seeking a qualified candidate for an Assistant Archivist position in New York City.  The position offers an opportunity to participate in the ongoing development of a corporate archive.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS

    Under the general supervision of a Winthrop Lead Archivist, the professional in this position will:

    • PROCESS and CATALOG selected records for the purpose of accomplishing accessibility and enabling use of these resources
    • ADD to an existing taxonomy utilizing defined vocabularies associated with the archival assets of a major consulting services company
    • CONDUCT RESEARCH and develop content for specified topics
    • IDENTIFY materials that may be particularly appropriate for digitization
    • APPLY professional methods and insights to ensure quality results that will support the retrieval needs of our client's diverse information and knowledge users
    • PARTICIPATE as an active member of a team.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • MLIS or MA in history with a certificate in archival management
    • Experience processing and cataloging archival records
    • Experience working in business archives
    • Experience undertaking content development with various documentary resources
    • Familiarity with electronic records management (ERM)
    • Familiarity with basic preservation techniques
    • Ability to lift boxes weighing up to 35-40 lbs. 
    • Proficiency in using Microsoft Excel and content management systems
    • Familiarity with Alfresco desirable.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT
    The Assistant Archivist will work in an office environment in Manhattan's Garment District and in a storage environment as needed. The individual must be comfortable working alone when necessary.  No travel anticipated.

    DURATION & STATUS
    This is a contract position that will extend to December 28, 2018 with possibility of an extension.  

    APPLY
    E-mail brief cover letter, resume, and the names, titles, and contact information for three references, and a brief writing sample to:
    Eunice Liu
    Lead Archivist
    Email address: eliu@winthropgroup.com

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    Librarian, LibGig, Los Angeles, CA

    LibGig, a division of LAC Group, is searching for a Temporary, Part-Time Librarian for a public library in the Los Angeles-San Gabriel Valley area. This position should last at least 4-5 months for one evening a week along with Fridays and Saturdays.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Children and Adult reference desk services including checking out materials, shelving, cataloging, library dues and late fees and basic directional reference.


    QUALIFICATIONS

    • A Master's Degree in Library Sciences is strongly preferred.
    • At least 1 year of previous library experience in either a public or academic library environment.
    • Knowledge of automated library information systems, software and equipment and principles and practices of cataloging and classification procedures for a variety of materials and formats.


    To apply, visit: https://goo.gl/pgeHgF

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    Librarian, Law Inspection, LAC Federal, Washington D.C.

    LAC Federal is seeking a qualified Librarian I to work with Law materials at a major government library in Washington, DC. The ideal candidate will possess a strong attention to detail, be adaptable to change, and take direction well. This is a full time (40 hour a week; Monday to Friday) position, benefited.

    Qualifications:

    • MLS required
    • Demonstrated experience reviewing the completed work of others for quality control
    • Previous experience working in a law library preferred
    • Previous experience using an integrated library system, preferably Voyager
    • Knowledge of online catalogs, MARC records, and basic cataloging procedures for legal monographs and serials
    • Working knowledge of processing legal materials in various languages
    • Strong attention to and ability to work with great detail
    • Ability to meet deadlines and exceed fixed production quotas
    • Able to lift or push 50 lbs.

    To apply, visit: https://goo.gl/Pw5G7p

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    Information Services Account Manager, LAC Federal, Rockville, MD

    LAC Federal is seeking a qualified Information Services Account Manager to work in our office located at the Rockville Town Center/Town Square in Rockville. This is a full time permanent position with benefits.

    RESONSIBILITIES
    Responsibilities of this position include owning and cultivating client relationships for assigned clients during the implementation phase and throughout the ongoing relationship. This candidate must have excellent communication and client management skills in order to maintain positive client relations. This candidate must be a self-starter, who is able to work in a fast paced dynamic environment. They must be adaptable, and possess initiative to produce improvements both internally and with clients.

    The responsibility of the Account Manager is to be the primary point of contact for clients. They will oversee multiple client projects at one time, proactively monitor staff performance, manage costs, and develop program improvement strategies. Frequent communication to both internal and external stakeholders is critical. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing company and gain versatile management experience.

    CLIENT SKILLS REQUIRED

    • Assess/evaluate client requirements against existing programs, scope of project, manage project plan and schedule
    • Ensure customer satisfaction through follow-up, client responsiveness, and thorough communication
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize and meet aggressive deadlines
    • Responsible for managing client expectations
    • Ability to manage multiple clients and projects/tasks simultaneously.
    • Ability to command a group of individuals in a room and be assertive in a public environment.
    • Strong internal communication skills including ability to work with all levels of the organization (sales, marketing, operations).
    • Demonstrated focus and commitment to measured results
    • Excellent writing and verbal skills
    • Results-oriented approach with a "can do" attitude and a passion for the details
    • Superior work ethic and commitment to customer satisfaction - both internal and external


    POSITION SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILTIES

    • Subject matter knowledge of libraries, archives, museums, or other data/information services
    • Maintain and improve client satisfaction through responsiveness, strong working relationships, successful projects and delivering value at all times
    • Presentation and communication skills
    • Must be able to always evaluate impacts to the bigger picture and develop working solutions to issues as they arise
    • Responsible for ensuring Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) instructions are executed for all account activity
    • Teamwork: Work closely staff and clients; appropriately identifying client needs and follow-up activities
    • Travel: Local travel (within DC metro area) is required (50%)
    • Federal proposal writing and editing support
    • Documentation: Responsible for utilizing (and creating) documents/deliverables necessary for providing exceptional services and ensuring communication of the project plan. Create new deliverables/best practices for services to enhance performance


    QUALIFICATIONS

    • 3+ years related experience and/or training
    • Master's degree in library, archives, data/information services preferred


    To apply, visit: https://goo.gl/VzgEur

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    Associate Director, Library Computing and Technology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD

    Associate Director, Library Computing and Technology

    Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL)

    University of Maryland, Baltimore

     

    As a key member of the Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) Leadership team, the Associate Director of Library Computing and Technology provides leadership for the library's information technology projects and infrastructure including the exploration, integration and implementation of new and emerging technologies. This faculty position advises library leadership on current, new and emerging library applications and knowledge systems advancing the HS/HSL vision, mission, and strategic plan. The Associate Director provides vision, oversight, and leadership for HS/HSL staff, public, and classroom computing; the HS/HSL Innovation Space; the internal library network and computing infrastructure; web development; instructional/collaboration technology and facilities; and technology initiatives. 

    Working in a highly collaborative library and university environment, the Associate Director will manage 6.5 staff consisting of an internal library network administrator, web developers, support staff, an instructional technology specialist, and an emerging technologies librarian. This is a permanent status-eligible full-time, non-tenure track position at a rank of Librarian II or Ill, reporting to the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs/Executive Director Health Sciences and Human Services Library.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES: 

    • Plan and develop the knowledge infrastructure, tools, and digital resources supporting the HS/HSL's role in inter-professional education, collaboration, outreach, informatics, and translational science.
    • Maintain an open dialog and relationship with campus IT leadership on critical issues regarding the University of Maryland computing network and infrastructure, insuring a cohesive and unified approach  
    • Collaborate with campus partners, diverse groups, teams, and committees for informed decision-making regarding the information technology  infrastructure needed for HS/HSL.
    • Supervise the Computing and Technology Services staff, setting goals consistent with those in the HS/HSL and University Strategic Plans and Campus IT Plan.
    • Engage in strategic visioning and planning for new and emerging technologies in an academic health sciences library environment.
    • Represent the HS/HSL on campus, system, regional, and national health and library information technology committees.
    • Represent the HS/HSL in the adoption and technical integration of new University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions technology projects.
    • Support emerging partnerships with the clinical enterprise in the integration of knowledge and evidence-based resources into the electronic health record and into other clinical tools.
    • Balance technology needs with fiscal realities.
    • Identify library technology-oriented grant opportunities.
    • Participate in library or campus research using library application expertise.
    • Professional participation through presentations or publications regarding innovative library applications for practice, or programs in health sciences libraries.

     

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    • Master of Library Science or equivalent advanced degree from an ALA-accredited program
    • Previous experience in an academic setting
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience managing and developing staff.
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience developing projects in library applications, knowledge management systems, and new/emerging technologies.
    • Experience developing and executing a strategic plan.
    • Demonstrated project management and planning skills.
    • Familiarity and experience with systems and applications advancing library services, knowledge informatics resources, and productivity in a Microsoft enterprise environment.
    • Demonstrated deep experience with Microsoft Windows and Office.
    • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills
    • Demonstrated excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
    • Demonstrated creative and innovative problem-solving skills
    • Willingness and ability to travel both in-state and out-of-state for meetings and conferences
    • Demonstrated experience and scholarship sufficient to be eligible for appointment at the rank of Librarian II under the University of Maryland Baltimore Criteria and Procedures relating to the Appointment, Promotion and Permanent Status for Librarian Faculty http://www.umaryland.edu/policies-and-procedures/library/faculty/policies/ii-100f.php.

     

    PREFERRED:

    • Experience in an academic health sciences environment
    • Ability to develop, articulate, and advocate a vision for library applications, knowledge-based systems; to analyze and apply trends in new and emerging technologies; and to advocate for the resources needed to support them in a team setting.
    • Ability to effectively lead a team of individuals with differing perspectives and skill sets.
    • Knowledge of, and expertise in, new and emerging technologies and strategic plan development.

     

    APPLICATIONS:

    Application materials must include your CV/resume; a cover letter which includes the source of advertisement; 3 references including names, email addresses, and phone numbers; and a separate signed/dated affidavit page (stating "I verify that my CV is current and accurate" - does not need to be notarized).  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by February 26, 2018. Interested applicants should apply using the following link: http://bit.ly/ADLCAT.  

     

    MINIMUM SALARY:  $75,000, commensurate with experience

     

    BENEFITS: Generous benefits include choice of retirement, medical, and dental plans; 22 days of annual leave; 15 days of sick leave; 3 personal days and 14 holidays. Regular employees, as well as their spouses and dependent children, may receive tuition remission for most programs at many campuses of the University System of Maryland.

     

    ENVIRONMENT:

    The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) campus is located in downtown Baltimore, blocks from Orioles Park at Camden Yards, Raven's Stadium, and the Inner Harbor, a recreational waterfront destination. Forty-five miles north of Washington DC, Baltimore City and the surrounding metropolitan area are noted for high quality-of-life indicators offering historic parks, great neighborhoods, and world-famous art collections, museums, theaters, and symphony orchestras. The city has easy access to public transportation systems, superior health care systems, and renowned university and educational resources.

     

    The HS/HSL is one of the largest health sciences libraries in the United States with a track-record of user-centered innovative services and programs. Fifty-five FTE employees including 25 faculty librarians staff the library. Our attractive and vibrant facility, which opened in 1998, serves as a hub for collaboration and learning with resources, programs and tools that promote discovery, creativity, and innovation.  The HS/HSL has 45 group study rooms, three computer classrooms, an Innovation Space, a presentation and production studio, an art gallery, and multiple technology-enhanced meeting spaces. Through the HS/HSL's website (www.hshsl.umaryland.edu), the UMB community has access to a full range of resources and services.   The HS/HSL serves the schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work, and the Graduate School.  The HS/HSL also serves as the headquarters for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine's Southeastern/Atlantic Region. 

     

    The Library supports the 6300 students, and over 7200 faculty and staff members on UMB's 71-acre research and technology complex consisting of 67 buildings including the University of Maryland BioPark, the University of Maryland Medical Center, and the VA Hospital. UMB's professional and graduate schools comprise a dental school, graduate school, and schools of law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and social work. More details about the UMB can be found at http://www.umaryland.edu/.

     

    The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.  Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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    Social Work/Psychology/Education Librarian, University of Maryland Libraries, Priddy Library, Rockville, MD

    The Priddy Library is seeking an innovative and enthusiastic information professional who will offer liaison services to the Social Work, Psychology and Education Programs at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG). The Librarian will provide subject-specific information literacy instruction, manage collections related to assigned subject areas, maintain strong relationships with faculty and students in assigned undergraduate and graduate programs, and implement curricula, research and technological innovation at USG.
    Qualifications:
    REQUIRED: Education - MLS degree from an ALA-accredited institution of higher education or from a master's level program in library and information studies accredited or recognized by the appropriate national body of another country. Or an advanced degree in education, psychology, social work or related field.
    Experience - Experience providing reference and/or consultation and research assistance. Experience using electronic resources. Familiarity with literacy instruction and/or information education. At least two years professional or workplace experience.
    PREFERRED: Education - Advanced degree in education, psychology, social work or related field.
    Experience - Experience with or aptitude for working effectively and creatively with faculty and students. Knowledge of public data sets and data management practices. Familiarity with the research process and evolving models of scholarly communication, open access, institutional repositories, and other trends in information science. Demonstrated knowledge of and enthusiasm for the integration of new technologies into the delivery of information services. Experience with collection development. Experience using digital and web technologies in the delivery of library services. Ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student population. Flexibility, adaptability, and the ability to work successfully in a complex, dynamic environment with competing demands. Strong public service orientation. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated an ability to work well both independently and collaboratively with colleagues, faculty, and staff in a rapidly changing and dynamic environment. Commitment to professional growth.
    How to Apply:
    Submit cover letter, resume and references at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/56762
    For best consideration apply by February 19, 2018.
    Diversity Statement:
    The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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    Interns, Library & Archives, Yellowstone Research Library, Gardiner, MT

    Library & Archives Internships

    Yellowstone National Park

    Summer 2018

    Yellowstone National Park is seeking two interns for summer 2018: one for the research library and one for the archives. The interns will gain practical experience working in their professional field and will be mentored by professional staff in each discipline.  Interns will function as an entry-level employee and will be expected to exhibit professional dress and demeanor and adhere to a 40-hour work week as determined by the supervisors.

     

    Stipend: Interns will be paid a stipend of $3000, plus housing, via our partner Yellowstone Forever.

     

    Duration: The positions are full-time (40 hours per week) for 10 weeks, with the schedule and starting date negotiable.

     

    Housing & Transportation: Shared park housing is assigned for this position.  There is no public transportation; an automobile is required for transportation to and from work.

     

    Qualifications: Applicants must be currently enrolled in a graduate library or archives program or be a recent (within the previous calendar year) graduate.

    Application Procedure: Applicants must specify to which internship they are applying and submit the application to the appropriate contact as indicated below.  Applicants interested in both internships must submit a separate application for each position. Applicants must submit the following: 

    • Cover letter detailing relevant previous and current coursework, previous practicum or internship experiences, related work experience, and what you specifically hope to gain from this internship.
    • Resume, detailing the following:

    o   For library internship: Include details of library circulation, reference desk, and cataloging experience gained on the job or through coursework. Include public speaking experience for the public tour aspect of internship.  

    o   For archives internship: Include collections processed, if any, with details such as type, size, formats, processing level(s) applied, and any standards, authorities, or schema used. Include details of reference desk and/or public speaking experience gained on the job or through coursework.

    • List of three professional references and contact information
    • Unofficial copy of your graduate transcript or other document showing courses taken, grade received, and current courses enrolled.

     

    Application Deadline: Application materials must be received via email or postmarked no later than January 29, 2018.  See below for specific contact information.

    Security: Since 9/11, the federal government has required background investigations on all employees using computers, including interns and volunteers. The successful applicant must complete a background investigation form and be finger-printed by a law enforcement agency.

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    Assistant Professor, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

    Tenure Track Assistant Professor

    Valdosta State University

    Department Of Library and Information Studies

    Applications are invited for a ten-month position of Assistant Professor of Library and Information Science in the Department of Library and Information Studies at Valdosta State University. Responsibilities include teaching graduate courses, research, and service to the Department, University, profession, and community.  More information about the Program is available at http://www.valdosta.edu/mlis/.

    General Summary of Responsibilities

    The Department of Library and Information Studies invites applicants for an academic, tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor.

    Applicants will be expected to teach in a variety of library and information studies curricular areas; conduct relevant scholarly research or equivalent activities; and provide service to the Department, College and the University as well as perform other duties as assigned.

    The Department of Library and Information Studies offers a fully online MLIS curriculum accredited by the American Library Association Committee on Accreditation (ALA COA). Successful candidate will be required to maintain a physical presence at the campus during the work week.

    Required Qualifications

    • Earned doctorate in Library and Information Studies or closely related field (PhD or E.D.)
    • MLIS, MLS, or equivalent professional degree from an accredited library and information science graduate degree program.
    • Professional work experience in a library or information center.
    • Clearly articulated academic research agenda that demonstrates potential to meet tenure requirements and contribute to scholarly literature.
    • Online higher education course teaching experience.
    • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, as well as scholarship.
    • Commitment to diversity and inclusion.
    • Demonstrated commitment to team-based departmental management model.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience teaching online graduate MLIS courses.
    • Demonstrated experience teaching the organization of information, cataloging, classification, and/or metadata.
    • Demonstrated experience with library and information center technical services.
    • Experience in mentoring or advising students.
    • Familiarity with adult learning styles.
    • Ability to evaluate scholarly communication in student work.
    • Willingness to assist in admissions and recruiting.
    • Familiarity with learning assessment methods.
    • Understands program assessment in higher education.
    • Familiarity with American Library Association Committee On Accreditation process.
    • Demonstrated experience with project management in an academic setting.
    • Commitment to service in an academic setting.

    About the Program

    The Department of Library and Information Studies offers a fully online MLIS curriculum accredited by the American Library Association committee on Accreditation (ALA COA). Successful candidate will be required to maintain a physical presence at the campus during the work week.

    The VSU MLIS program offers those joining the faculty an opportunity to make a difference in the quality of library services in Georgia and beyond.  We enjoy a temperate climate and Southern hospitality.  Valdosta is served by a regional airport and is within a two-hour drive of Jacksonville, Gainesville, and Tallahassee, Florida; and Macon, Georgia.  The student body numbers about 11,000 of which approximately 2,000 are graduate students.  For more information about the University visit http://www.valdosta.edu.  For more information about the community visit http://www.valdostachamber.com/.

    To Apply

    Online application is required and should be submitted at https://valdosta.peopleadmin.com/postings/15582. For more information on this position please contact Dr. Linda Most, Department Head via email lrmost@valdosta.edu or phone 229-245-6534. VSU is an Equal Opportunity educational institution and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to, minorities, and individuals with disabilities. VSU has a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, and veteran status.

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    Reference and Digital Services Librarian, Library of Congress, Washington, DC

    The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Knowledge Services Group (KSG) seeks a Reference and Digital Services Librarians to join its Knowledge and Technical Services Section. The selectees will perform reference and instructional services, and will maintain and develop web-based information tools and services. 

    Candidates with a Master of Library Science (MLS) or equivalent degree or experience; knowledge of current and emerging practices of librarianship or other fields and disciplines related to the organization of information; and an understanding of the principles of information management, metadata, and information retrieval are encouraged to apply. 

    CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. As a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS has been a valued and respected resource on Capitol Hill for more than a century. CRS is well known for analysis that is authoritative, confidential, objective, and nonpartisan. Its highest priority is to ensure that Congress has immediate access to the nation's best thinking on public policy issues of interest to its Members and Committees.

    CRS is fully committed to workforce diversity. Interested applicants must apply online at http://www.loc.gov/crsinfo.

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    Science & Engineering Outreach Librarians, Carlson Library, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

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    Director, Orange County Public Law Library, Santa Ana, CA

    The Orange County Public Law Library solicits applications for a law library director to begin work August 17, 2018. The Law Library provides legal information resources to all residents of Orange County, California. Orange County is the third most populous county in California, with over 3 million residents, 42 miles of coastline and 34 cities. Orange County offers a multitude of activities, from the arts to sports and recreation.

    The Library occupies a 47,000 square foot facility in the Orange County Civic Center in Santa Ana. The collection covers state and federal jurisdictions, in multiple formats (print, electronic and microfiche.)

    The Director plans, organizes, directs, manages and oversees the activities and operation of the Library, including public and technical services, administration, collection acquisitions, and investments; coordinates law library activities with other county and outside agencies, and provides highly complex staff assistance to the Board of Trustees, which provides policy direction. The Director represents the Library to local, state and national agencies and associations.

    Requirements:

    Education: Both a Master's degree in Library/Information Science and graduation from an accredited school of law are strongly preferred, but substantial experience may be substituted for one of those graduate degrees.

    Experience: Six years of increasingly responsible law library experience including three years of management and administrative responsibility.

    Qualifications:

    • Demonstrated record of leadership and excellence.
    • Ability to integrate emerging technologies with traditional library resources
    • In-depth knowledge of information policy and service trends impacting all types of libraries
    • Demonstrated knowledge of operations, services and activities of a comprehensive public law library
    • Ability to prepare and administer large and complex budgets, including investment and financial reporting requirements for public agencies
    • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, with all levels of employees and management, as well as with the public and outside vendors
    • Ability to effectively represent the Library to the public, the legal profession, community organizations and government agencies

    The position is compensated commensurate with candidate qualifications. Anticipated starting salary range is $125,000 - $150,000. Additional benefits include defined benefit retirement plan, annual leave accumulation based on years of service, and medical, dental, and life insurance (employee contributes to medical insurance.) The Library does not participate in Social Security.

     

    Interested candidates should submit an application including resume and names/contact information of three professional references by February 15, 2018. Send to applications@ocpll.org. Following the closing date, applications and resumes will be reviewed for qualifications. Select candidates will advance to interviews; additional interviews may be conducted. Final selection is anticipated by May, following completion of a thorough background check.

    For additional information or questions, please contact Maryruth Storer, mstorer@ocpll.org.

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    Research and Instruction Librarian/Virtual Services Coordinator, Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC

    The College of Charleston Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, and dynamic librarian to deliver curriculum-driven information literacy instruction in the changing technological environment of our academic library. Reporting to the Head of Research & Instruction Services, the librarian in this position provides research assistance and instruction both face-to-face and online; delivers course-related instruction on and off campus; develops library research guides and instructional materials; collaborates with academic departments as a library liaison; conducts research consultations; and designs and creates pedagogically rich tools and experiences that enhance critical thinking, promote information literacy, and foster lifelong learning. In addition, as Virtual Services Coordinator, this librarian plans, implements, maintains, and assesses virtual services; and collects, analyzes, and reports the department's user engagement statistics. The Research and Instruction Librarian is a tenure-track member of the library faculty.

     

    Qualifications, Required

    • Graduate degree in Library & Information Science (M.L.S. or equivalent) from an ALA-accredited program
    • Strong public service orientation with an aptitude for providing online and face to face information literacy instruction and reference services in an academic library
    • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and instructional technology skills
    • Commitment to professional development and the ability to meet the research, teaching, service, and professional competency requirements for tenure and promotion advancement
    • Some evening and/or weekend work may be required

     

    Qualifications, Preferred

    • Experience evaluating, selecting, and implementing instructional technologies in an academic library setting as well as knowledge of current issues and trends in pedagogy is preferred.

     

    Salary

    $48,000 - $52,000 annually (July 1- June 30)

    Review of applications will begin after 2/15/2018. Ideally, employment will begin by July 1, 2018. To apply, please upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and names and contact information for three professional references at http://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/6759.

     

    The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

    About the College

    Located in the heart of historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina, the College of Charleston is a nationally recognized, public, liberal arts and sciences university. Distinguished by a small-college feel combined with the advantages and diversity of an urban, mid-sized university, the College serves a student body from its geographical area and also attracts diverse students from national and international communities. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to providing a superior-quality undergraduate and graduate experience that meets society's growing educational demands.

    About the Libraries

    The College of Charleston Libraries are comprised of the Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library, the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, the John Rivers Communications Museum, the Marine Resources Library, and the North Campus Library. The combined annual budgets exceed $6 million with a team of 50 librarians and staff.

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    Reference/Acquisitions Librarian, Newark Law Library, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ

    The librarian provides legal reference services to the students and faculty of the law school, the University community, and the public. This includes classroom instruction, including participation in teaching Advanced Legal Research or similar courses. Reference librarians participate in the faculty liaison program. Staffing the reference desk, including some evening and weekend hours.

    This position will also involve being the acquisitions librarian for the Newark location. Under the supervision of the Director, and in coordination with the Camden acquisitions librarian, the acquisitions librarian, with substantial assistance from the rest of the reference staff, selects materials for acquisition for the library's Newark location, in accordance with the library collection development policy. This responsibility includes monographs, serials, and other materials, as well as helping to select and negotiate electronic database subscriptions. Supervision of one or more staff may be included.

    This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position which requires scholarship and service.

    For more information, click here.

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    Library Media Specialist, Peak to Peak Charter School, Lafayette, CO

    Job Title: K-12 Librarian/Library Media Specialist

    Reports To: Elementary School Principal

    Date Approved: June 5, 2013

    SUMMARY

    All employees and volunteers at Peak to Peak work together to fulfill the Peak to Peak mission statement. The thoughts reflected in this description provide structure to the responsibilities and accountabilities for this position; however, Peak to Peak expects to employ professionals who will work beyond job descriptions, creating both a fulfilling career environment and very successful outcomes for our students. Values we hold high are: trustworthiness, honesty, diligence, open communication, fairness, and politeness, and we expect to see them evidenced in our staff, parents, and students.

    The K-12 Librarian/Library Media Specialist partners with the instructional staff in the development of student literacy through the administration of the library, providing specialized instruction to students, and overseeing the selection, organization, utilization and maintenance of the library resources. Committed to the process of collaboration, the K-12 Librarian/Library Media Specialist works closely with other K-12 Librarian/Library Media Specialist staff, the Principals of the elementary and secondary programs, the faculty, parents and students to achieve academic and personal success for students. The K-12 Librarian/Library Media Specialist reports to the Elementary School Principal and is a key member of the library staff. This position is full-time.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES

    • Operates and manages a student-friendly elementary library and a secondary school library in collaboration with key library staff
    • Participates in program research, development, presentation and K-12 assessment
    • Selects, purchases, catalogs and maintains print and non-print resources
    • Uses and instructs others in the use of Information Literacy Skills
    • Maintains the catalog server
    • Assists students and faculty with reference and reader's advisory
    • Writes policies and procedures for collection development, circulation and use of library resources in collaboration with key library staff
    • Organizes, trains and directs library volunteers
    • Coordinates special events such as author visits, reading promotions, book fairs and exchanges
    • Writes monthly library updates for the Peak to Peak website
    • Provides library update sessions at faculty meetings
    • Creates and sustains relationships with the Peak to Peak staff, students and families to support a home-school literacy
    • Provides student supervision, appropriate Information Literacy Skills instruction and other instruction in support of the instructional goals of the school
    • K-5 instructional duties include:
    • Conducts read-alouds for groups/classes of K-5 students
    • Educates students in computer and media literacy skills
    • Instructs students in developing research skills and related use of technology and materials o Provides keyboarding instruction
    • Educates students in Informational Literacy instruction
    • Plans and teaches collaborative lessons with K-5 classroom teachers
    • Promotes a love of reading, literacy, and life-long learning through effective reader's advisory

    6-12 instructional duties include:

    • Plans and teaches collaborative lessons with middle and high school classroom teachers o Instructs students in developing research skills and related use of technology and materials
    • Assistance with MLA rubric scoring on student papers/projects
    • Classroom instruction on information literacy skills o Educates students in computer and media literacy skills
    • Assists library and circulation staff as needed to provide necessary services including, but not limited to, facility monitoring and K-12 supervision, K-12 materials check out, K-12 Readers Advisory and reference, K-12 instructional collaboration and K-12 instruction and assessment services
    • Provides appropriate materials to support the instructional goals of the school
    • Selects and purchases books and other library materials to support elementary programs including Core Knowledge units of study, Scholastic Reading Counts! reading program, and specialized literacy programs (ex. ReadingAcademy), and works with key library staff to ensure materials and instructional K-12 curriculum alignment
    • Collaboratively supports the development, refinement, and maintenance of the K-12 school library collection to promote the academic goals of the programs
    • Provides faculty with collaborative instructional services and library resources that support the subject areas being taught
    • Follows all American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and American Library Association (ALA) guidelines
    • Maximizes use of financial resources
    • Manages the library budget in coordination with key library staff
    • Participates in grant proposals
    • Develops sources to obtain best prices and services for library materials in collaboration with key library staff
    • Uses technology and network to take advantage of no or low-cost resources
    • Develops and maintains an instructional media center within the library Other duties as assigned

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    This position does not have supervisory responsibilities

    REPORTING STRUCTURE

    The K-12 Librarian/Library Media Specialist reports directly to the Elementary School Principal.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    • Bachelor's Degree in related field required, Master's degree in Library Science strongly preferred
    • Desire to work collaboratively in an academically rigorous, K-12 setting
    • Demonstrated experience working with automated library systems and building and managing library collections
    • Experience with academic research and/or Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) programs
    • Demonstrated experience in effectively solving challenging problems through a positive, collaborative approach
    • Expert-level written and oral communication skills
    • Demonstrated initiative and skills in the following areas: relationship and community building, communication, conflict resolution, creativity, problem solving, decision making and time management
    • Strong organizational and coordination skills
    • Strong self-starter; able to work with limited direction
    • Ability to apply superb judgment
    • Knowledge of and commitment to Character Education
    • Entrepreneurial outlook and charter school commitment

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, policy and expectation documents, staff agreements, evaluation rubrics, survey data, AASL standards and benchmarks, Standards for 21 st Century Learners, and Best Practices for School Libraries. Ability to analyze data to improve instructional practices and correspond with staff from all levels. Ability to speak effectively before groups of staff, Board of Directors, Administrators and parents.

    REASONING ABILITY

    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The hours may be long when specific needs arise, thus some extended schedules will be necessary. This is a position that must attend the needs of staff, Administrators, Peak to Peak Board of Directors and parents. Work may consist of ten (10) plus hour days with Weekend work required from time to time. Peak to Peak is a dynamic school subject to changing work environments, adaptation of new educational principles and values, and evolving culture. Adaptability to change is essential.

    For more information, see here.

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    Technical Services/Systems Librarian, Los Medanos College, Pittsburg, CA

    This position closes on February 4th 2018.

    Los Medanos College in Pittsburg, CA is seeking an enthusiastic, creative and service-oriented librarian for a full-time position beginning August 2018. The successful applicant will be a team-oriented person who is able to work both independently and collaboratively in an innovative environment. The person filling this position would provide leadership and coordination of the technical services/systems of the Los Medanos College Library as their primary responsibility. 


    The person in this position will also be involved in reference, library instruction, collection management and outreach activities. The librarian will be required to discover, select, learn, and integrate new library related technologies as they become available. This position also supports the assessment of the instruction being done at the library reference desk and embedded in courses to identify and measure student learning.

    For complete description, qualifications, application and screening dates: https://www.4cdcareers.net/postings/4877

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    Chief of Museum Operations, Andrew Jackson Foundation, Nashville, TN

    The Andrew Jackson Foundation seeks an experienced museum professional to serve as Chief of Museum Operations (CMO). This new position manages the day-to-day museum operations of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. The Hermitage is a 129-year-old presidential home museum and one of the nation's first National Historic Landmark sites.

    The CMO will report to the President and CEO, and be a member of the museum's executive management team. The CMO will provide leadership in planning, controlling, and general operation of the museum (collections management, research, educational and interpretive programming, public programming, guest services, preservation of buildings and sites, property management, and security).

    The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of museum management principles and administrative practices; strong skills in project management and execution; and experience in budget development and management. The CMO position requires an advanced degree and a minimum of 10 years relevant experience in museum and non-profit management, knowledge and experience in American history, collections management, historic preservation, interpretation, and public history.

    Applications are due by close of business on Thursday, March 1, 2018. A complete application must include:

    1. cover letter expressing the applicant's interest in the position and the institution and why they believe they are a good fit for this position,
    2. a current resume and/or curriculum vita,
    3. four writing samples relevant to the position requirements, and
    4. five professional references.

    A lack of any of these components will disqualify the applicant from consideration.

    Applications are strictly confidential, and must be sent electronically.

    Paper applications will not be accepted.

    For a complete position description contact: CMOsearch@thehermitage.com.

     

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

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

    Illinois State University's Milner Library seeks an innovative, forward-thinking, and collaborative librarian for a 12-month, tenure-track faculty position responsible for managing the Cataloging and Acquisitions Department and the Library's electronic resources. Appointment will be at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. To ensure full consideration, please apply by February 1, 2018.  For a complete description and to apply, see https://www.jobs.ilstu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=73928

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

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    Faculty, UBC iSchool, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

    Faculty Position in Information Studies: (Research Stream Associate or Full Professor)

    The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies (SLAIS), the iSchool at The University of British Columbia (UBC) - Vancouver, invites applications from distinguished scholars for a full-time tenure-stream position at the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor, to begin July 1, 2018. Applicants are required to hold a Ph.D. in the field of information studies or a related discipline. The successful candidate will be appointed to the rank appropriate to their level of experience and fit with the criteria for appointment at that rank, in accordance with the Collective Agreement.

    Candidates must have a strong commitment to the mission of the UBC iSchool, including the value and importance of information and records in society. We are particularly interested in candidates with scholarly expertise in one or more of the following areas: information policy and ethics; data management and analytics; new media and Internet studies; digital collections; Indigenous information systems and initiatives; cultural heritage informatics/preservation; and scholarly communication. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in research and scholarly activities; evidence of externally funded research; a strong record of publications and contributions within the field; ability and interest in high quality, innovative teaching and graduate mentorship; and a record of leadership and service to the academic community.

    The successful candidate is expected to maintain an active program of research, publication, teaching and student supervision at the graduate (MLIS, PhD) and undergraduate (BMS) level and to demonstrate leadership within the School.

    UBC has an international reputation for excellence in advanced research and learning. It is located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, one of the world's most beautiful and culturally diverse cities. The iSchool at UBC, an academic unit within the Faculty of Arts, offers a Ph.D. program and Masters programs in Library and Information Studies (MLIS) and Archival Studies (MAS), a First Nations specialization, and a MAS/MLIS Dual Program. The iSchool also offers an interdisciplinary MA in Children's Literature (MACL) and participates in the multidisciplinary Bachelor of Media Studies program. Further information about the iSchool can be found at http://slais.ubc.ca/. UBC-Vancouver's Point Grey Campus is located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Musqueam people, with whom UBC shares a framework Memorandum of Affiliation. For information relating to Aboriginal initiatives that are available at UBC, visit the UBC Vancouver Aboriginal portal at: http://aboriginal.ubc.ca/.

    Review of applications will begin after February 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications are to be submitted online through the UBC Faculty Careers website at https://www.hr.ubc.ca/jobs/faculty.php?job_id=28705. Applicants should apply online by February 15, 2018 and be prepared to upload the following documents in the order listed: a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae; a research statement; a teaching portfolio of no more than 5 pages, including evidence of teaching effectiveness, a sample publication, and the names and contact information for at least four potential referees from whom confidential assessments may be obtained. Enquiries may be addressed to Luanne Freund, Director and Chair of the Faculty Search Committee at: ischool.recruit@ubc.ca.

    This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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    Systems and Technology Librarian, Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA

    Please apply at https://jobs.sbcc.edu

    December 21, 2017

    Req.#: 12/17-R4

    Application Deadline: Monday, February 5, 2018 @ 11:59 PM PST.

    Essential Functions of Position: Commencing Fall 2018, a full-time, tenure-track Librarian position will be available in the Santa Barbara City College Luria Library. We are seeking applicants who can participate in a team environment dedicated to excellent customer service and student success. Our emphasis on creativity, collaboration, and technology innovation makes this a dynamic workplace.

    As the technology lead, Systems and Technology Librarian will provide vision, leadership, and support to current and emerging technologies for the library. Primary responsibility is the development and maintenance of library technology infrastructure, including managing and coordinating the library's online presence, library website and web services, and online resources; collaborating with campus technology departments to maintain technology infrastructure; lead in the development and maintenance of online assessment tools and instructional technology.

    Responsibilities also include providing reference services, both face-to-face and virtual, instructing students and faculty in the use of library resources, teaching information competency workshops, and collection development. Other responsibilities include full participation in departmental responsibilities and college service (such as committee assignments, co-curricular activities).

    Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications for the discipline as approved by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors and defined in the Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges handbook.

    1. Master's in library science, library and information science. OR
    2. Combination of education and other accomplishments that is equivalent to the above. (If claiming equivalency, attach a separate statement that presents the basis for this claim and submit supporting evidence, e.g., transcripts, publications, and other work products.); OR
    3. Possession of a lifetime California Community College Librarian Credential.
    4. Evidence of a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, culture, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.

    If the title of your degree as stated on your transcripts does not exactly match one of the degree titles listed in the minimum qualifications, you must complete an equivalency statement and attach it in the "Equivalency field" under the documents needed to apply. Degree titles that are not an exact match will not be considered outside of the equivalency process.

    Desirable Qualifications:

    • Professional experience in an academic library.
    • Significant experience in administration, support and enhancement of a variety of library technology infrastructure tools and techniques, including an integrated library system, link resolvers, proxy server, and service configurations.
    • Significant experience using web development tools (for instance, Linux / Apache / MySQL / PHP / CSS); ability to design and manage websites, conduct usability studies, adhere to web accessibility standards, and create web pages which use responsive design principles.
    • Significant experience creating and maintaining blogs, videos, screencasts, and audio podcasts, and other web technologies.
    • Experience in adopting, implementing, integrating, and evaluating emerging technologies and services.
    • Experience in selecting and integrating electronic resources for peer review, product trials and selection, and producing reports to monitor usage of digital resources.
    • Experience teaching library research and information competency workshops or courses in online and/or face-to-face environments, including using instructional technology and online learning objects for delivery of instruction and interaction with students.
    • Knowledge of digital repository projects and metadata development and maintenance for local digital collections.
    • Demonstrated skill in using a variety of devices, including mobile platforms, and Window and Mac platforms for multiple applications.
    • Experience in working with students from diverse cultural, ethnic, socioeconomic, academic, and disability backgrounds, with a wide variance of information-seeking skills and technological competence.
    • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing environment and collaborate with various departmental service units.

    Salary & Personnel Benefits: The current salary schedule range for an entering tenure-track faculty member is $56,874-$89,164, plus an earned doctoral bonus of $2,843.70. Depending on the entry step, the faculty member advances one step each year and has the potential to reach the current maximum step of $113,508, depending on the educational level attained. Starting salary is commensurate with academic preparation and full-time related, paid experience. In addition to salary, each full-time employee participates in a "cafeteria style" health and welfare benefits program.

    Application Deadline/Screening: Completed online applications must be submitted by Monday, February 5, 2018 @ 11:59 PM PST.

    Required Application Documents: (The following required documents must be submitted electronically via the online application system.)

    1. Online District Application form @https://jobs.sbcc.edu/
    2. Cover letter addressing the applicant's experience and the desirable qualifications listed in this announcement.
    3. CV or Resume.
    4. Copy of an unofficial college/university transcript, which verify minimum qualifications. Transcripts must show the degree title and the date the degree was conferred or the degree will not be considered for the purpose of determining if you meet minimum qualifications. If the qualifying degree has yet to be conferred and you expect to have the degree before you begin employment, you must submit transcripts that state the title of the degree you are working toward obtaining and indicate the anticipated completion date in your response to the associated supplemental question provided during the application process. Diplomas will not be accepted in lieu of transcripts. An official copy of your transcripts will be required upon being hired. Instructors will not be allowed to start working until official transcripts have been received.
    5. If claiming equivalency, attach a separate statement in the "Documents Needed To Apply" section entitled "Equivalency" in the online application. The statement presents the basis for this claim and submit supporting evidence, e.g. transcripts, publications, other documents.
    6. Foreign Transcript: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from an official USA certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached to the online application. NOTE: If you have completed coursework at a foreign institution that is not recognized as accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education, you must include a full evaluation of the foreign transcript with your application materials if you wish for us to consider the coursework. To search for institutions that are recognized as accredited by CHEA or the U.S. Department of Education, visit http://www.chea.org/search/search.asp or http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/search.aspx. For a list of recognized organizations providing transcript evaluation services, visit http://www.naces.org/members.htm.
    7. Letters of reference are not required for this recruitment. Please do not submit reference letters within your online application.
    8. Within the online application, there is a required section to list three professional references; a maximum of six references may be submitted. These references will be contacted if you are selected as a finalist for the position. These references should be able to critically assess your work qualifications and job performance.

    Additional Instructions: If you experience technical difficulties attaching any of your documents electronically, please contact Human Resources for instructions. If you do not have a scanner, there are commercial facilities available to assist you with this process. All required documents must be submitted with your electronic application by the application deadline or your application will be considered incomplete and will not be considered.

    Application Procedure: To be considered for this position, a complete online application including all required application documents (listed above) must be submitted via https://jobs.sbcc.edu by the application deadline (please see instructions to applicants). It is important that the online District Application form (Item #1) be complete and specific to fully indicate education, experience and other qualifications of the applicant. "See Resume" is not acceptable.

    If you apply for more than one position, copies of all the required documents must be attached separately for each position. Applications and all documents submitted become the property of SBCC and are retained electronically.

    Please Note: You will receive a confirmation number when your complete application has been successfully submitted online.

    Selection Procedure: The selection committee, who will recommend candidates for personal interviews at SBCC, will initially review online applications. A teaching demonstration and in-person interview will be required for selected applicants. After the initial interviews have been conducted, the committee will recommend the top candidates to the Superintendent/President for a final interview. The successful candidate's name will then be presented to the Board of Trustees for final approval and authorization to hire.

    General Requirements to be submitted Upon Offer of Employment:

    • Satisfactory fingerprint report and a completed tuberculosis risk assessment.
    • Documentation verifying identity and United States citizenship or authorization that you have the right to work in the United States permanently and do not now or in the future require sponsorship by Santa Barbara City College or other hiring institutions.
    • Official transcripts conferring college degrees indicated on the employment application.

    WORKING CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations maybe made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    ENVIRONMENT: Indoor and outdoor instructional classroom work environment Subject to variable work hours Driving a vehicle to conduct work Constant interruptions

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (with or without provision of reasonable accommodation) Hearing and speaking to exchange information. Ability to remain in a stationary position (sitting or standing) for an extended period of time. Communicating and expressing oneself clearly on a variety of topics in conversations with, and presentations to, staff, students, and members of the community. Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally. Reaching, bending and stooping to retrieve materials. Lifting, carrying materials to and from teaching location. Pushing, pulling assistive tools for transporting materials. Regular operation of a computer keyboard, calculator, and other normal office equipment. Reading a variety of complex materials. Mobility as required on campus and between locations to monitor student activities.

    For all Full Time Faculty openings, deadlines, and link to online application, please visit our website at: https://jobs.sbcc.edu

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