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2019 Graduate Recruit Program, Congressional Research Service (CRS), Washington, D.C.

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has just launched its 2019 Graduate Recruit Program­.  The highly competitive Graduate Recruit Program offers a variety of paid employment opportunities, including analyst, technical information specialist and librarian positions.

 

CRS works exclusively for the United State Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation.  As shared staff to congressional committees and Members of Congress CRS experts assist at every stage of the legislative process--from the early considerations that precede bill drafting, through committee hearings and floor debate, to the oversight of enacted laws and various agency activities.   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.  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.

 

The program is open to students currently enrolled in an advanced degree program.  Initial appointments of up to 120 days will begin in the summer of 2019.  Selectees who perform successfully may be considered for permanent placement with CRS at the end of the summer or whenever they complete their graduate degree requirements.

 

A complete listing of positions, eligibility requirements, and salary information is available on the CRS Careers website: http://www.loc.gov/crsinfo/opportunities/graduate-recruit.html (the links to the positions are also listed below).  Application instructions and selection and evaluation criteria can be found in each vacancy announcement.  Applications must be received by April 17, 2019.

 

The Graduate Recruit Program seeks to attract a diverse pool of highly qualified candidates.  Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.  Please contact Eliamelisa Gonzalez at CRSGraduateRecruit@crs.loc.gov or (202) 707-6399 if you have any questions.

  

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Upper School Digital Scholarship Librarian, Westminster School, Atlanta, GA

Westminster is an inclusive, Christian independent day school for boys and girls where bright, motivated, curious students who are nurtured by challenge become leaders of conscience. The School was founded in 1951 and guided by a mission to prepare students for college and for life.   With a current enrollment of approximately 1,860 students in grades pre-first through twelfth and 280 faculty, Westminster fulfills its mission through a dynamic curriculum that engages children across the key dimensions of their growth--academic, physical, and spiritual.



Job Title:  Upper School Digital Scholarship Librarian

Reports to: Upper School Division Head

Position Status:  This position is a salaried, exempt, full-time, regular, 10-month position.

The anticipated start date for this position is August 1, 2019

 

Position Overview

This faculty member will join a growth-oriented, collaborative learning community committed to the School's mission and vision, including core values of inclusivity and service. Westminster excels regionally and nationally in every area of school life, from academics to the arts to athletics, achieving excellence through a wide range of programming supported by a wealth of resources. These include the Center for Teaching, a professional development institute located on the Westminster campus.   

In fulfilling our mission to "develop the whole person for college and for life," Westminster hires and retains passionate, talented, diverse educators to offer a rich and engaging curriculum, preparing our students to be lifelong learners and citizens well equipped to address local and global challenges.  Westminster teachers are more than academic experts, serving as coaches, advisors, and inspirational mentors.

Specific to this position, the Carlyle Fraser Library serves a population of 850 students and 100 faculty. The Digital Scholarship Librarian is a highly collaborative position that directly supports faculty and student's use of digital tools in conjunction with the Upper School library program. The candidate should be familiar with contemporary digital scholarship practices and comfortable with experimentation.

 

Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Library Science OR equivalent education and experience (subject expertise combined with library experience)
  • Previous library instruction or teaching experience helpful
  • Experience with digital scholarship initiatives
  • Knowledge of contemporary digital scholarship practices

 

Duties & Responsibilities

Requisite Skills:

Interpersonal

  • Flexible, team-oriented, welcomes challenges, desires to learn and grow
  • Ability to develop good, working relationships with all members of the Westminster community: students, faculty/staff and parents
  • Work collaboratively with students, faculty, and other librarians
  • Willingness to participate in the greater Westminster community through the involvement in extracurricular advisement, coaching, sponsorship, and/or community service
  • A good sense of humor and enjoyment of working with young people

Professional

  • Ability to make interdisciplinary connections in the curriculum and to partner with faculty in designing curriculum
  • Ability to work independently and with a variety of individuals and groups
  • Ability to learn and teach new technologies quickly
  • Knowledge of information ethics and copyright issues
  • Knowledge of 21st century learners            

Technological

  • Experience with Integrated Library Systems preferred
  • Experience using tools for web authoring, social media, and online collaboration to promote library services and collections, Libapps experience preferred
  • Technical expertise with digital scholarship tools especially in data visualization, digital storytelling, geographic information systems and digital project management
  • Willingness to experiment with, learn, and teach new technologies,
  • Proactive in providing instructional workshops

In addition to experience and a strong educational background, successful candidates demonstrate a love of working with children, an engaging teaching style, the ability to interact well with parents and colleagues, and a willingness to create and promote an inclusive learning environment.

 

Physical Demands

Ability to engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out; sitting and standing for long periods of time; ability to become CPR and First Aid Certified.

 

To view the full description and apply, please visit the following link. 

 

Equal employment opportunity statement

Westminster is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment. It is Westminster's policy to provide equal employment opportunities and administer terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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Technical Services Archivist, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Cornell University Library's Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation & Archives seeks qualified candidates for the position of Technical Services Archivist. Reporting to the Director of the Kheel Center, the Technical Services Archivist administers the intake of accessions, in all formats, and manages processing, preservation, and description of rare and manuscript physical collections and the records of the ILR School at Cornell to ensure their long-term care and discoverability. Additionally, the Technical Services Archivist maintains a collection management database, supervises 1 FTE and student assistants, and oversees on-site collection storage and technical services work areas.

 

The Kheel Center is at an exciting point in its 70 year history with strategic collection initiatives, virtually no processing backlog, and interest in new collection management systems and tools. At Kheel, the Technical Services Archivist will have opportunities to collaborate with colleagues, participate in priority-setting and decision-making processes, and create new initiatives. The successful candidate also will participate in an organization that champions staff development, empowerment, teamwork, practical innovation, and diversity and inclusion.

 

Key opportunities:

  • Collaborate with the inaugural Gordon and Marjorie Osborne Textile Industry Curator to devise technical services workflows for the recently-acquired American Textile History Museum collections.
  • Collaborate with the Digital Archivist on workflows for digital acquisitions and for managing intellectual relationships between physical holdings and digitized surrogates.
  • Lead the Kheel Center's evaluation of archives management tools and systems.
  • Initiate projects that improve collection preservation, management, discoverability, and on-site storage and technical services work areas.

 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Directly supervises and evaluates the work of 1 FTE and 2-5 student assistants.
  • Manages the documentation and workflows for accessioning and deaccessioning activities.
  • Establishes and documents workflows for processing, including appraisal, and ensures best practices are followed.
  • Maintains the collection management database for processing, tracking, metadata generation, and stacks management.
  • Creates and edits finding aids for inclusion in EAD guides and MARC records.
  • Identifies and suggests remedies for preservation issues for new and existing accessions, in consultation with Kheel Center and CUL colleagues.
  • Oversees collection management activities for on-site storage and technical services work areas, plans collection shifts, and conducts environmental reviews.
  • Works with vendors to maintain the mobile shelving system in on-site storage and collaborates with colleagues on space planning and remote storage usage.
  • Coordinates the ILR School's records management program.
  • Maintains supplies for collection processing and storage.
  • Maintains activity in professional organizations and serves on appropriate CUL, ILR School, and University committees and groups.
  • Actively pursues scholarly interests in areas of archives, labor history, or other fields relevant to the position.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in archival administration, library/information science, or the equivalent.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of full-time, professional work in an archives setting.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of appraisal, arrangement, and description of personal papers and organizational records, across formats, including born-digital.
  • Demonstrated experience in applying current descriptive and metadata standards, such as DACS, EAD, Dublin Core, and MARC.
  • Knowledge of preservation best practices and standards for archival materials.
  • Knowledge of legal and ethical issues related to copyright, privacy, and records restrictions.
  • Superior analytical, writing, and organizing skills.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, flexibility, and ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.
  • Proven ability to cultivate an environment of diversity and inclusion.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Archival experience, knowledge, or coursework in US labor history
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work, with strong project management skills, and the ability to use considerable judgment and take initiative.
  • Knowledge of records management best practices.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft programming languages.
  • Knowledge of archives management tools, such as ArchivesSpace, or the demonstrated ability to learn new tools and systems.

 

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

 

Environment:  The Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation & Archives is part of the Catherwood Library, the premier repository for the study of employment and the workplace, serving Cornell's School of Industrial and Labor Relations.

The Kheel Center's holdings include rich manuscript and media collections pertaining to labor unions, business history, management theory and practice, and labor relations. As part of the Martin P. Catherwood Library, Kheel supports the curriculum and research interests of Cornell's ILR School and attracts scholars from all over the world. Catherwood Library is the nation's most comprehensive library for workplace issues, specializing in labor history and law, human resources, collective bargaining, organizational behavior, and international and comparative labor movements.

One of the leading academic research libraries in the United States, Cornell University Library is a highly valued partner in teaching, research, and learning at the university. With an operating budget of over $58 million and a diverse and innovative staff of more than 400, the Library provides significant collaborative opportunities in support of 2,700 faculty, 22,000 students and 94 PhD fields. Its world class collections, expert librarians, and responsive services in physical and virtual library spaces inspire and nourish scholarship and learning.

 

Benefits:  Our comprehensive benefits package includes 22 vacation days, 12 paid holidays, health insurance, life insurance, university retirement contributions, childcare and adoption assistance, and child tuition reimbursement. Professional travel funding is available. The incoming academic rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate, with an anticipated salary range of $55,000-$65,000.

 

How to Apply:  The application deadline is April 19, 2019. All candidates must apply via the Cornell University Careers site at:  https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CornellCareerPage/job/Ithaca-Main-Campus/Technical-Services-Archivist--Kheel-Center-for-Labor-Management-Documentation---Archives_WDR-00018305-1 . Please include one document that contains a cover letter, resume, and the names, phone numbers, and addresses for three references (pdf preferred).

 

Employment Assistance:

If you require an accommodation for a disability in order to complete an employment application or to participate in the recruiting process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell University's Office of Workforce Policy and Labor Relations at voice (607) 254-7232, fax (607) 255-0298, or email at equalopportunity@cornell.edu.

 

Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application.

 

EEO Statement:

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. With our main campus located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the medical college's campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the Cornell Tech campus located on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.

We offer a rich array of services, programs and benefits to help employees advance in their career and enhance the quality of personal life, including employee wellness, workshops, childcare and adoption assistance, parental leave and flexible work options.

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Youth Services Director, Centerville Public Library, Barnstable, MA

General Summary

Responsible for the management of the Youth Services Department, including collection development, design and implementation of programs and services to children, young adults, parents, and caregivers, as well as outreach to schools and youth programs. Oversees Youth Services assistants and volunteers. Works as a team player with other members of the library staff. Reports to the Library Director.  

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Provides a welcoming positive atmosphere to library patrons and visitors. 
  • Plans, coordinates, and implements programs for children, young adults, and their families throughout the year. 
  • Evaluates the children's and young adult collections.
  • Reviews and purchases books, non-print, and electronic materials for children and young adults.
  • Answers reference questions and assists with research and homework assignments.
  • Acts as reader's advisor for children, young adults, and their parents.
  • Instructs young patrons in the use of the library's computer resources, including the Internet.
  • Designs displays and exhibits, promotional materials, flyers, booklists, etc., of interest to children, young adults, and their families.
  • Acts as liaison with schools in promoting library services and programs, and works with teachers to coordinate homework and research assignments and summer reading requirements.
  • Works with Library Director on developing website content, and promotional material for Youth Services Department.
  • Participates in town, local, regional and state programs and workshops.
  • Assists with opening & closing procedures, circulation and desk duties as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Library Director.

This list may not be inclusive of total scope of job functions to be performed. Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted or modified at any time.

 

Education/Experience/Skills Required

  • BA preferred plus experience working with children in a library or similar setting.
  • Creativity, enthusiasm, and a passion for reading and working with children are essential.
  • Strong computer skills required & a knowledge of automated library systems preferred.
  • Enthusiastic interaction with energetic children is required.

 

Work Schedule: 35 hours per week; some evening and/or weekend hours, and working during school vacations. 

 

This is a benefited position. Salary commensurate with experience. Position available in May.

 

Please send letter, resume, and names & contact information of 3 references by April 5 to: abennett@clamsnet.org

                                                           

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Digital Initiatives and Special Collections Librarian, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

William Paterson University invites applications for a twelve month tenure-track position as Digital Initiatives and Special Collections Librarian at the rank of Librarian III.

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director for Resource Management, the Digital Initiatives and Special Collections Librarian leads and manages the University's digital initiatives and special collections activities, including its digital repository and archival collections. The Librarian also coordinates planning, implementation, and monitoring of digital projects, creates metadata, develops and conducts outreach, and assesses the effectiveness of collections, initiatives, and services.

 

Department Overview:

The David and Lorraine Cheng Library is a major center of activity within William Paterson University, admired for its high standards of customer service and commitment to student success.  The University's institutional repository and special collections showcase works of William Paterson University faculty, students, and staff and seeks to documents the history and life of the institution as well as the surrounding community. 

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage the William Paterson University institutional repository (IR) at Cheng Library; develop and maintain necessary infrastructures.
  • Formulate strategies, policies, procedures and best practices for managing workflows related to digital projects and digital preservation. 
  • Identify and actively recruit content for the IR.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with various University constituents to promote awareness and participation in digital projects and initiatives. 
  • Provide leadership and planning for building, processing, and maintaining special collections in a variety of formats.
  • Lead the development of procedures and guidelines for Special Collections.
  • Provide leadership in identifying grant opportunities to support digital initiatives, special collections, and related infrastructure and activities.
  • Serves as a liaison to assigned departments in collection development activities.
  • Participate in the Library's User Education program.
  • Participate in the reference rotation as needed.  
  • Serve on Library, University, regional and national committees as appropriate.
  • Perform other duties as assigned and appropriate for the position.

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited Master's in Library Science (by time of appointment).
  • Second master's degree required (by time of application for tenure).  
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with digital image file formats, file format conversion and related software, image editing applications, and appropriate metadata schemes.
  • Experience developing web applications with programming languages.
  • Demonstrated commitment to service.
  • Evidence of commitment to continuous learning and professional development.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Second master's degree preferred at time of appointment. 
  • Evidence of being able to communicate effectively in oral and written format
  • Experience or coursework related to archives and special collections, organizing and managing an institutional repository and/or digital preservation projects.
  • Evidence of having excellent organizational skills, including ability to comply with policies and procedures, manage multiple priorities, and meet deadlines.

Personal attributes and traits:

  • Track record of exhibiting emotional intelligence with an ability to remain rational and in control when facing a problem or crisis.
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and collegial with a demonstrated enjoyment and positive attitude toward job and career.
  • Capacity to objectively listen to understand and interpret what others are saying.
  • Able to treat others fairly regardless of personal biases or beliefs.

 

About William Paterson:

William Paterson University is the third most diverse public university in New Jersey. As a longstanding member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), we have been designated by the US Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. William Paterson University is also proud to be designated as a NASA MSI (Minority Serving Institution). The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 10,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City. 

 

Invitation to apply:

Please click to apply for the position.

 

Interested candidates will be prompted to:

  • Complete an application
  • Submit a cover letter & CV
  • Provide names/contacts of three professional references

 

Submission of all documents listed above is required for consideration.

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

 

Please email talent@wpunj.edu for general questions regarding this search.

The Clery Act (The Jean Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistic Act) requires all institutions of higher learning to make available to prospective employees our agency's Annual Security Report. A copy of this information is available on the University Police Department website at the Clery Act page. A paper copy of this report can be obtained at the University Police Department upon request.

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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Digital Archivist, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

The Special Collections & Archives at UT Southwestern Medical Center invites applications from individuals for the position of Digital Archivist. Duties for this critical position include leading efforts to preserve, describe, and provide access to born-digital and digital collection materials. This position will report to the University Archivist & Manager of Special Collections.

 

Experience and Education

  • MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited graduate school or equivalent degree. Archives management background.
  • Two years of experience working with digitizing materials and managing a digital collection or other digital library-related work.
  • Knowledge of digital preservation theory and practice, including best practices, current technologies, administrative/technical metadata and file format standards.
  • Experience working with CONTENTdm or equivalent collections management system.
  • Familiarity with Encoded Archival Description (EAD), Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS), Dublin Core (DCMI), Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS), and Machine Readable Cataloging (MARC).
  • Experience working with D-Space or equivalent repository software.
  • Experience with or demonstrated aptitude to learn disk imaging, digital forensics tools, and digital preservation management software.
  • Experience with grant writing and project management.
  • Exceptional with oral and written communication skills and experience establishing positive and productive collaborations at a college/university.
  • Possesses analytical and organizational skills.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for digitally processing identified analog and born digital collections, including appraisal, accessioning/securing collections, and arrangement and description.
  • Acquires born-digital content as identified by the University Archivist as within collecting scope. Advises University Archivist on appraisal strategy, privacy concerns, and security, as they apply to the context of born-digital records.
  • Conducts an appraisal of existing digital archives in all media formats.
  • Makes decisions about storage media, along with classification, indexing and metadata assignment.
  • Works with partners such as the Texas Digital Library, to maintain and deposit materials into UT Southwestem's institutional repository.
  • Works to ensure that digital content in the collections is accessible to appropriate audiences, following the strictures of privacy concerns, copyright regulations, and donor restrictions.
  • Works closely with University Archivist to determine priorities for digitization and to establish digitization projects. Supervises digitization efforts, performed by student workers, staff or outside vendors.
  • In consultation with the University Archivist, Digital Services & Technology Planning (DTSP), Academic and Administrative Information Resources (AAIR), and Assistant VP of Library Services, selects and implements software and systems as appropriate.
  • Finds opportunities for collaboration and partnerships with the Archives through campus initiatives, campus projects, grant funding, etc.
  • Maintains currency in digital archives best practices and technologies. Attends professional development training and engages actively in professional activities.
  • Provides public services which may include reference, research consultations, and outreach to students and faculty.

 

Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.

 

Please apply on the careers webpage at http://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/, position #384858.

 

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

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Instruction and Assessment Librarian, Soka University of America (SUA), Aliso Viejo, CA

Soka University of America (SUA) invites applications for a Full-Time Instruction and Assessment Librarian. We are looking for a creative, engaging, and enthusiastic team member with a commitment to providing excellent information literacy instruction to meet the academic needs of SUA students, faculty, and staff members.

 

 

Essential Duties:

  • Following the standards set by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), develop and use appropriate learning objectives and assessment procedures to ensure a consistent and effective information literacy program.
  • Collaborate with faculty and teach information literacy skills. Integrate the learning opportunities into their courses.
  • Provide reference/research help to the campus community and conduct library orientations for incoming students and new faculty and staff members.
  • Maintain thorough and accurate records of reference and instruction activities, analyze collected data, and write reports.
  • Create and maintain LibGuides related to the graduate program's coursework specifically and to information literacy skills in general.
  • Review syllabi and communicate with professors to recommend new resources to be added to the library collection in order to meet the changing needs of the campus community.
  • Stay informed of changes made to library databases, collections, and services; and promote these resources to the campus community by writing monthly articles for SUA Today on behalf of the library, posting announcements on the library's Facebook page, and participating in the library's annual cafeteria outreach event.

 

 

Other Duties:

  • Perform general Circulation Desk duties, which includes assisting patrons with equipment available in the library.
  • Attend library staff meetings, relevant meetings with other campus entities, and on-campus events where there are opportunities to engage with students, staff, and faculty.
  • Test and evaluate new electronic products for possible addition to the library's online holdings.
  • Participate in professional development activities related to job responsibilities and make use of relevant LIS resources, such as list-servs, to stay informed about the field.
  • Accept other assignments from the Director of the Library as the university develops.

 

This position will include some weeknight and/or weekend hours.

 

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Information and/or Library Science from an ALA-accredited school
  • Three years of working experience providing reference services, offering information literacy instruction, and assessing student and program outcomes at an accredited university library
  • Ability to provide responsive service to the entire academic community with tact, courtesy, and an attitude of "going the extra mile"
  • Ability to design and offer engaging, student-centered instruction
  • Capacity for developing and sustaining effective relationships with students, faculty, and staff
  • Ability to work independently, exercising excellent analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and adjust priorities in a changing environment
  • High ethical and professional standards
  • Knowledge of and eagerness to learn about new technologies and their applications to instruction and reference services
  • Working knowledge of copyright law
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills in English
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe products

 

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Advanced degree in Education to support the students and faculty of the MA program in Educational Leadership and Societal Change
  • Experience writing reports for WASC accreditation or for similar accreditation processes
  • Experience with LibGuides and OCLC WorldShare Management Services
  • Ability to read one or more of the foreign languages taught at SUA--Chinese, French, Japanese, and Spanish--to support collection development of pertinent resources
  • Experience providing services for students from diverse backgrounds

 

 

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until filled. Employment is contingent upon the completion of a successful background check.

 

To apply, send letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to: 

 

Human Resources

Re: Full-time Reference and Instruction Librarian

Soka University of America

1 University Drive,

Aliso Viejo, CA  92656

E-mail: jobs@soka.edu

 

Soka University of America is an equal opportunity employer

 

 

 

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Assistant Professor, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

The Department of Library and Information Studies in the Dewar College of Education and Human Services at Valdosta State University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Desired Start Date: August 1, 2019.

Applications must be received by April 19, 2019.

Applications accepted only through Valdosta State University's online employment portal at: https://valdosta.peopleadmin.com/postings/18125.

Applicants will be expected to teach in a variety of library and information studies curricular areas; conduct, present, and publish relevant scholarly research or equivalent activities; advise graduate students regarding course selection and program completion; 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).

The successful candidate will be required to maintain a physical presence at the campus during the work week.

For more information about the position contact Dr. Linda Most, Head, via email lrmost@valdosta.edu or phone 229-333-5966.

 

Required Qualifications

Earned doctorate in Library and Information Studies or closely related field (PhD or Ed.D.) and 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 in one of the following areas of LIS practice:

  • Management of information institutions
  • Information services and materials for children and young adults
  • Applied information technologies in information centers
  • Foundations of library and information science
  • Research Methods in Information Studies
  • Management of Information Resources and Collections
  • 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.

 

Compliance Requirements

Position Requires completion of VSU's Annual Compliance Training course (such as State Business Transactions, Drug Free Workplace, Anti-Harassment Policy, Introduction to Information Security, Workers Compensation, Motor Vehicle Policy, USG Ethics Policy, Conflict of Interest/ Outside Activities Policy, Leave Procedures for Faculty and Staff, Georgia Open Records Act, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and Contracts 101. Supervisory positions require training in FMLA and Worker's Compensation.

Position Requires a Criminal Background Check.

Position May Require Credit Check (if using P-Card, working with Cash, etc.).

 

 

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Manager of Biomedical Applications Integration and the Identity Management Process, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C.

The Manager of Biomedical Applications Integration and the Identity Management Process is the in-house technical expert for all of the Dahlgren Memorial Library [DML] applications in support of the research, education and patient care missions of DML & the Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC). Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Resources & Access Management, this position has duties that include but are not limited to:
 
  • Supporting health and life sciences resource 24/7/365 access and identity management 
  • Serving as the primary technical liaison between the library, internal constituencies, and health and life science resource vendors
  • Performing advanced resource use analysis and running reports for use by DML senior management, Medical Center administration & external parties
  • Administering the integrated library system    
  • Integrating knowledge resources and identity management for initiatives towards open science, data management and clinical partnerships
  • Maintaining the functionality and content of DML web and web resources with a focus on the time-sensitive needs of the biomedical researcher and ADA compliance
  • Managing constant, on-going interoperability between library applications and other systems & services 
  • Providing guidance on best practices for health sciences resource meta-data
  • Exploring new library technologies and making recommendations for further investigation and potential acquisition in support of the medical and research community
  • New graduates are encouraged to apply.

Requirements
  • Library Science, Information Science, Computer Science or other relevant Masters Degree from an accredited institution
  • Significant experience in managing and integrating systems, applications and data for a library or similar organization.
  • Evidence of excellent oral and written skills; ability to communicate clearly and effectively and work well with diverse members of an academic medical center community, including co-workers.
  • Demonstrated understanding of client/server environments, information standards, data and web applications.
  • Strong service orientation. Willingness to learn new skills and quickly adapt to changes in technology and the academic environment.
  • Commitment to accuracy and attention to detail; excellent organizational and project management skills; ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment.

Preferred Skills
  • Experience supporting the research, teaching and clinical efforts of an academic health and life science community.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Web site management and API programming skills
  • Knowledge of library/information integration into EMR/HER [Electronic Medical Records / Health Records] a strong plus.
  • Extensive experience with ILS management and authentication
  • Advanced knowledge of system and data standards in a library or university setting.
  • AHIP [Academy of Health Information Professionals] accreditation; expected to pursue accreditation once hired.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary phone interviews will result in 2-5 candidates invited for on-site interviews until the position is filled.

 

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Archivist, PTFS, Ft. Belvoir, VA

PTFS, a leading systems integration company specializing in content management and library services/solutions, has an opening for an Archivist with a background in academic reference.

 

As the Library Archivist you will support the curriculum of our government client in Ft. Belvoir, VA and the research, consulting, and professional development of its staff, faculty, and students by:

  1. Assembling, preserving, and providing access to a collection of publications relating to all aspects of the Defense acquisition process.
  2. Identifying and collecting self-instructional packages in multimedia formats to support the personal and professional development of DAU students, staff, and faculty.
  3. Will also be responsible for maintaining and supporting search, retrieval, storage, and the interface to all Library digital assets and providing information access services to patrons.
  4. Demonstrated experience using electronic library resources (EBSCOHost, OCLC, ProQuest, SirsiDynix Symphony)
  5. Demonstrated experience in developing content on Springshare LibGuides.
  6. Perform original research and reference service for faculty, staff, students, and external customers
  7. Perform reference interviews and follow-up via various format deliveries (e.g. in person, email, phone, video, teleconferencing)
  8. Appraises and edits permanent records, historically valuable documents, and digital media, Participates in research activities based on archival materials, and directs safekeeping of archival documents and materials: Analyzes documents, such as government records, minutes of meetings, digital artifacts, and nonprofit foundation charters, by ascertaining date of writing, author, or original recipient of letter, and assessing value to collecting organization.
  9. Prepares or directs preparation of document descriptions and reference aids for use of archives, such as accession lists, indexes, metadata, guides, bibliographies, abstracts, and microfilmed copies of documents.
  10. Digitizes a variety of images and archival materials such as, photographs, negatives, slides, transparencies, diaries, albums, drawings, booklets, scrapbooks, ledgers, etc.
  11. Maintains metadata on scanning processes and service and research assistance files in digital asset management database system, reference by supplying available materials and information according to military, and social history of period.
  12. Selects and edits documents for publication and display, according to knowledge of subject, content and techniques for and display. Participates in outreach activities and other duties in support of the mission.

 


Required Qualifications

Minimum 2 years demonstrated experience appraising and editing permanent records and historically valuable documents.


Ability to participate in research activities based on archival materials.


Experience directing the safekeeping of archival documents, digital artifacts, and materials.


Minimum 2 years demonstrated experience analyzing documents, such as government records, minutes of meetings, digital artifacts, and nonprofit foundation charters, by ascertaining date of writing, author, or original recipient of letter, and assessing value to collecting organization. 


At least 2 years demonstrated hands on experience with document digitization.


Broad knowledge of archival principles and procedures gained from one of the required Degrees. 



Education Requirement 


Masters of Library Science degree or Bachelor's degree in archival science or Bachelor's degree with a major that includes 18 semester hours in archival science is required.



Preferred Skills 


SIRSI Dynix, Building Collections, Cataloging

 

Application Instructions

To view the full position and apply, please follow this link. 

 

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Multiple Positions, Sno-Isle Libraries, Multiple Locations, WA

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

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

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

Applications time out after 30 minutes. It is recommended that you save often, or copy and paste your supplemental question responses from a Word document to ensure no progress is lost.

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Facilities Coordinator

Location: Service Center (Marysville)
Pay Range: $24.84 - $34.04 Hourly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 16228

Closing Date: March 31, 2019

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Facilities Manager, support the administration and recordkeeping of all facilities and fleet operations. This position will be the initial  customer contact for internal and external customers and contractors in the general support and communication of information from the Facilities Department.

Essential Functions
Assist the Facilities Manager in all aspects of facilities services and project implementation.

Support the Facilities team with external contacts, scheduling, and communications as needed.

Manage the security and access-control databases in conjunction with their assigned contractors.

Coordinate Facilities work requests to Facilities staff or contractors on a daily basis.

Coordinate Facilities related administrative tasks, activities, purchasing, and support systems.

Maintain and update facilities administrative policies and processes as directed.

Draft, edit, modify, and maintain all Facilities bid documents and other bid information or contract documents.

Maintain EPA Energy Star database and utility bill usage, and other KPI reporting requirements monthly.

Manage off site inventory, related churn, and small FFE replacement programs, repairs, and warranty.

Maintain Geotab GPS fleet tracking system, print reports, and update backup files for DDC systems.

Act as the primary ITASC system coordinator for the Facilities team; receive and assigning all work requests, create purchase orders, enter additional details as needed, provide overall system support.


F/T Library Associate At Large

Location: Multiple Locations
Pay Range: $24.84 - $34.04 Hourly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 16091

Closing Date: March 18, 2019

Sno-Isle Libraries is recruiting for a full-time Library Associate position to provide information services, instruction, technical skills, reader's advisory, and programming services in all five Whidbey Island locations (Clinton, Langley, Freeland, Coupeville, Oak Harbor).

The incumbent will be supervised at the Freeland library and be expected to travel from one location to another, sometimes on short notice, as staffing needs require. There are times the person in the position will work in two different libraries on the same day. Mileage between library locations is reimbursed.This position may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays.

Successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs.


Job Summary
Perform skilled paraprofessional library support services to contribute to the Library District's effective operation.

Essential Functions
Provide general, basic reference and information service by: assisting customers in the use of library facilities, equipment, resources, and services. Refer complex readers' advisory and reference questions to a Librarian or appropriate staff member.

Provide courteous and efficient customer service by performing circulation desk tasks.

Create and present programming for all customer groups as assigned.

Develop program materials, including reading lists, promotional displays, and presentation materials.

Provide training to customers in basic library skills including the use of public computers, catalog and reference computers, Internet, and devices.

Assist customers in resolving technical problems or issues. Maintain and troubleshoot equipment utilized in a community library.

Perform other library support services including opening and closing buildings and assisting in maintaining the library in neat, clean, and orderly condition.

Perform collection maintenance activities through the use of reports and data, to include weeding the collection for condition as well as reallocation of library materials.

May be designated in charge of the community library in the absence of other supervisory staff or building manager.

 

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Part-Time Adjunct Faculty Members, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC

The School of Library and Information Sciences at North Carolina Central University (Durham, NC) is seeking qualified applicants for part-time adjunct faculty for online courses in both Library and Information Science. Adjunct Faculty appointments are per semester, contingent upon enrollment. We seek candidates that hold (preferable) or is pursuing a PhD in their respective fields, and are able to teach in the upcoming summer session and possibly fall session, starting on May 1, 2019. 


At SLIS, we engage in research and service to provide accredited educational pathways in library science and information sciences. We serve the public interest and critical workforce needs globally in areas related to organizing information, and making it accessible and useful. We offer two degrees: Master of Library Science (with concentrations in Academic, Public, Special, Digital and School Librarianship, and, Archives and Records Management), and a Master of Information Sciences (with concentrations in Strategic Information Management, Networking and Communications, and Health Informatics). 


Below are the courses for which adjuncts are sought. If qualified and interested, please submit your resume to aphilpott@nccu.edu by Monday, April 1, 2019 for immediate consideration. After review, selected applicants will be contacted and invited to formally apply. 


LSIS 5000 • Foundations of Librarianship and Information Services The history and development of librarianship and information science, the functions of information-oriented agencies, the professional ethics that guide practitioners, and current trends and issues in the field. 


LSIS 5010 • Information Systems in Organizations The role of information systems in organizations, how they relate to organizational structure, basic concepts such as the systems point of view, the organization of a system, information flow, and the nature of information systems. 


LSIS 5440 • Data-mining and Management with Statistical Analysis Applications Overview of data mining and its application in business. Topics include data mining models such as decision trees, genetic algorithms, neural nets, agent network technology; the data mining process and practical, available data mining tools. 


LSIS 5810 • Research Methods Methods of research relevant in librarianship or information science


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

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Library Director, Lake Region Public Library, Devils Lake, ND

Department: Public Library

Reports to: Library Board of Directors

FLSA status: Exempt

Salary Range: $40,000 - $50,000 

 

Scope of the Position

Library Director reports directly to the Board of Trustees, and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Library operations to efficiently and effectively serve the needs of the Lake Region community. We are seeking a candidate with strong communication, supervisory, technical and budgetary skills who will lead the Lake Region Public Library in its service to the community.

 

Qualifications

  • A Master of Library Science (MLS) from an ALA-Accredited institution is preferred; however, a master's degree or bachelor's degree in a related or appropriate field will be considered.
  • Three years of library experience preferred
  • One year of supervisory experience preferred

 

Essential Duties

  1. Relate effectively with Board, staff, patrons, and others in the community.
  2. Assist Library Foundation with Fundraising initiatives.
  3. Hire, train, and supervise staff, including: 
    • Set and follow necessary personnel procedures implementing the City policies and laws
    • Prioritize, schedule and assign staff duties; as well as evaluate and provide feedback
    • Create a positive work environment
  1. Oversee collection development, including print and non-print resources:
    • Maintain balance in ensuring opposing viewpoints are presented in the collection
    • Obtain new materials and plan for the disposal of outdated materials
    • Provide resources for adults, teens, and children
  1. General Library Administration
    • Develop and oversee the library budget
    • Create, implement, and enforce necessary library policies with the Board's approval to maintain quality operation of the library for patrons and community
    • Determine maintenance needs for library infrastructure and long-range planning
    • Oversee cleaning and cleanliness of the library facility
  1. Lead the integration of information technology in library programs and resources
  2. Create and promote awareness of library programs and resources available to the community through multiple events each year, including: 
    • Outreach events for the public
    • Education opportunities for the public and local  school systems
  1. Collaborate with other libraries and organizations when mutually beneficial 
  2. Work to achieve and maintain all North Dakota Library Coordinating (NDLCC) Public Library Standards. 

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must have knowledge in the following areas:

  • Competence in current library technologies
  • Selection and organization of library materials
  • Reference and information services
  • Library administration, budgeting, and management of personnel
  • Applicable bylaws and procedures

Must demonstrate the following skills:

  • Leadership/supervisory ability and decision making skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Effective verbal and listening communication skills
  • Math proficiency
  • Computer skills such as typing, email, processing software, etc.
  • Effective public relations and public speaking skills
  • Time management skills
  • Excellent communication with school-aged children

Must demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Maintain standards of conduct
  • Be respectful
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Be flexible
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

 

Physical Demands

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:

  • Endure extended periods of standing, walking, sitting, and talking or hearing. Duties include occasional climbing or balancing (ladders), pushing/pulling items, lifting/carrying up to 40 lbs, keyboarding, reaching, stooping, kneeling, or crouching. 
  • Must have transport to work-related meetings, workshops, conferences, etc.

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job:

  • Duties are performed in an office environment. Hazards are minor and controllable, but may include exposure to human error and angry/hostile people.  Noise level is low to moderate.

 

This description is not intended as a complete list of duties, skills, and responsibilities or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended as a reasonable outline of principle job elements essential to meeting the performance standards of this position.

The City of Devils Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested parties may apply for this position by : Applying Here

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Information Literacy and Student Engagement Librarian, Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY

The following position requires familiarity with the community college philosophy and the ability to work within a culturally diverse college population.

Title of Position/Rank: Information Literacy and Student Engagement Librarian (Tenure Track)

Department/Division: Center for Learning Resources, Library, Media, and Instructional Technology

 

Responsibilities: 

The Center for Learning Resources, Library, Media & Instructional Technology seeks a Librarian to provide reference services face-to-face and online; deliver course-related instructions, on and off campus, and online; and collaborate with academic departments in assigned liaison areas. The candidate will head a robust information literacy program and conduct outreach services designed to increase student engagement with library services.

The Information Literacy and Student Engagement Librarian will develop standards-driven educational tools and keep informed of trends in early college services to students, including investigating ways to integrate guided pathways and user-focused concepts into library services.  The candidate is also expected to be active in departmental affairs, student life, and college governance. They must have flexibility in performing various tasks, as departmental and library needs change.  The incumbent must be willing to work evenings, as assigned, and on weekends.

 

Required Qualifications: 

The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Master's degree (MLS or MLIS) from an ALA-accredited institution. Strong teaching and instructional technology skills required; and excellent oral and written skills are also required. They must be able to work as part of a team.  All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in or knowledge of librarianship in an academic setting preferred. Experience building resources with the Springshare suite of products and familiarity with AMLA/Primo library platform also preferred.

 

Position Effective: Fall 2019

 

Salary & Benefits: The starting salary is $63,570 plus excellent benefits.

 

To Apply: 

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire.  You may upload your documents by clicking "here." Send resumes, cover letters, references and copies of transcripts to:humanresources@sunywcc.edu.  Please indicate "Information Literacy and Student Engagement Librarian (Tenure Track)" in the subject line of the email or mail to:Director, Human Resources, Westchester Community College, HR Department, Administration Building- Suite B42, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY  10595; Fax: (914) 606-7838

Deadline for Applications: Priority will be given to applications received by April 8, 2019.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.



Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence and lifelong learning.

For information, visit http://www.sunywcc.edu/about/jobshuman-resources/.

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ERA Chair Holder on Digital Cultural Heritage, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus

Applications are invited from candidates who possess the necessary qualifications in order to fill one (1) Full-time Researcher Position: Special Scientist for Research / Senior Researcher A / ERA Chair Holder on Digital Cultural Heritage at the newly established UNESCO and European Research Area Chairs on Digital Cultural Heritage within the Digital Heritage Research Laboratory (DHRLab) of the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) in the research field of Digital Heritage and Cultural Informatics.

 

The selected scientist will work for fifty-four (54) months within the EU H2020 ERA Chair 'Mnemosyne Project', a unique EU-funded programme bringing together for the first time a worldwide network, aiming at implementing a multidisciplinary and intersectoral educational, research and training programme between academic research, creative industries and key Cultural Heritage stakeholders.

 

Description:

Cultural Heritage is a strategic resource for Europe with high cultural, social, environmental and economic value. The era of Digital Cultural Heritage (DCH) is now well underway and the European research resource for DCH has grown significantly in recent years worldwide. But the visible contribution of the EU Widening countries to this effort remains relatively weak. The Digital Heritage Research Laboratory (DHRLab) at Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) www.digitalheritagelab.eu has been an exception in this respect, becoming a beacon in the Eastern Mediterranean and for Europe in general, in particular through its leadership of key initiatives in DCH research training and in EU policy co-ordination and support.



Position:

The ERA Chair will be recruited by the host organization of the Cyprus University of Technology in Limassol, Cyprus for the duration of fifty-four (54) months under a full employment contract with the possibility of extension. The Chair holder will work closely together with the Director of DHRLab and the team of the UNESCO Chair on DCH and be responsible for the planned research topics and areas. It is noted that for this purpose funding is included in the MNEMOSYNE project for a group of postdoctoral scholars and PhD researchers to assist the Chair, the team at DHRLab and the UNESCO Chair.

An outline of the research topics under consideration (subject to agreement with the ERA Chair) includes:

 

A. Holistic structures and standardization

  •  User-oriented metadata and ontology standards for the description and exchange of DCH data
  • Metadata designs especially of language-based data close to human conceptual systems and gaining insights from data in natural language
  • Innovative tools and methods to extract meaning from digital artefacts, including video recordings, audio recordings, digital images, text, multispectral and thermal
  • Information and 3D representations of objects or scenes
  • Generation and presentation of localized DCH content and its documentation to enhance audience value (in services such as Europeana) for example through efficient and innovative acquisition and deployment of geospatial data.

B. DCH data acquisition

  • Advanced digitisation and approaches such as mass, crowdsourced and on-demand digitisation
  • Methods for crowdsourcing content and allowing user-generated content for DCH in the cloud on cloud-computing for DCH, e.g. by leveraging popular photography
  • The use of UAVs and related technologies in capturing documentation
  • Automated metadata extraction and crowd
  • Realizing the potential of big data management and opportunities created by the vast volume, variety and velocity of mainly unstructured new data, generated every day most for finding and using previously inaccessible European digital content

C. DCH data processing

  • User-oriented metadata and ontology standards for the description and exchange of DCH data
  • Metadata designs especially of language-based data close to human conceptual systems and gaining insights from data in natural language
  • Innovative tools and methods to extract meaning from digital artefacts, including video recordings, audio recordings, digital images, text, multispectral and thermal
  • Information and 3D representations of objects or scenes
  • Generation and presentation of localized DCH content and its documentation to enhance audience value (in services such as Europeana) for example through efficient and innovative acquisition and deployment of geospatial data.

D. Data modelling

  • Data modelling and semantics, including those for Intangible Heritage and the modelling of motion for DCH
  • Classification and typology of objects, sites and monuments and its impact on media display and environments where these can be exhibited
  • Using immersive VR and AR technology (Mixed Reality - MR) to blend and/or emphasize dimensions and detail environmental experiences
  • Interactive environments in DCH e.g. re-creating 3D space through spatial references, imaging and modelling

E. Knowledge management (interpretation)

  • Establishing meaningful narratives (storytelling) for DCH objects which are meaningful to identified user groups for interpretation purposes
  • Using crowdsourcing and the Internet to provide documentation resources for experiencing, contributing and gaining understanding in cultural heritage scenarios
  • Systems for managing and re-using complex documentation and deriving knowledge e.g. for monuments and sites
  • Applications of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning in DCH
  • Applying Big Data Analytics to DCH
  • The role and applications of Linked Open Data in enriching DCH information, linking exhibited content to other relevant content to provide greater understanding
  • Curation of digital assets
  • Linking exhibited content to other relevant content to provide greater understanding of the viewed item

F. Preservation

  • Documentation for the preservation of European heritage
  • The virtual or actual reconstruction of destroyed or degraded sites and artefacts including the digital restoration of important monuments destroyed during conflict protecting against or remedying looting and destruction
  • Virtual 'reunification' of CH assets which have been scattered to different parts of Europe and the world

G. Use and re-use

  • Cost reduction and simplification of digital technologies
  • Personalisation and interactivity of viewing experiences in DCH, including the use of social media
  • New types of User Experiences (UX) with DCH that arise from the current 'hardware and software revolution' in the realms of VR/AR; interface selection (e.g. Augmented Reality, holograms) to allow seamless blending of on-site and on-line dimensions
  • Visualisation techniques and their combination in different contexts, drawing on the state of the art in technology and standards e.g. for Interactive Video (IV); Immersive VR (IVR); Augmented Reality (AR); 3D Real-time Editors (game-engines), Ultra High and Giga-Pixel Panoramas; infinite zooming images; VR Wearables and Gesture Recognition Interfaces
  • Inter-disciplinary collaborative research to establish paradigms in socio-economic areas of DCH impact e.g. tourism, education, employment, economic growth
  • Crowdsourcing, co-creation and Citizen Science
  • Using innovative social platforms to multidisciplinary approaches

 

The Applicant Should:

  • Have completed at least a four or five-year education cycle (e.g. Diploma in Engineering, Master's Degree etc.) from a recognized university in Geomatics, Computer- / Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Surveying Engineering and/or BA or MA in Humanities with a focus on e-CH) with at least eleven years of continuous full-time research experience in the above fields, and very good language, communication and implementation skills

  • For this unique position, an earned Doctorate degree from a recognized University is required
    • The qualifications required for this position are the same as those required for the post of a full Professor at the Cyprus University of Technology and, in addition, the following qualifications are required
    • A total of at least eleven years of university / research work or experience of equal value after the award of the doctoral title, out of which, at least four shall be years of university work or holding a post in the rank of Professor in a recognized University or holding a position as a Senior Researcher in a recognized research organization
    • International recognition of scientific work of acknowledged merit, promising an important contribution to science: publication of works, such as articles in international pre-reviewed scientific journals of well-known reputation or monographs or books of internationally recognized publishing companies, substantiating notable autonomous research work

 

Benefits:

The yearly gross salary for this position will be 78.000,00 Euro. From this amount employer and employee contributions to the Cyprus government funds will be deducted. A 13 th monthly salary is incorporated into the monthly gross salary. In addition, health insurance will be funded by the program.

 

About the Hosting Institution:

Cyprus University of Technology (CUT), was established by law in 2004, and enrolled its first students in 2007. With its orientation towards applied research, the University aspires to establish for itself a role in support of the state and society in their efforts to confront problems, which cover all areas of science and technology. CUT involvement in research can be recognized from the fact that within the last four years, projects with more than 30M Euro have been funded.

CUT is an advanced University equipped with the most modern infrastructures and technological equipment which makes it possible to be the strongest on the island in research, with specialized units directed by distinguished professionals. The Digital Heritage Research Laboratory (DHRLab), established in 2013, is directed by Dr. Marinos Ioannides and already works in the digital and holistic documentation of Cultural Heritage Objects as well as contributing to national and European policies for DCH. Moreover, the Lab is very active in 3D Reconstruction and HBIM with a special focus on semantics and symbolic representation.

 

UNESCO Chair on Digital Heritage:

The main scope of this unique Chair is to extend the successful work of the DHRLab and address a full range of key aspects of novel research and innovative developments such as:

  • The e-documentation and analysis of cultural heritage data for both tangible and intangible heritage
  • Technical areas, including 2D and 3D virtual environments (tangible and intangible), archives and collections management systems, web and museum based interactive applications and language technologies
  • Non-technical areas, including testing, economic and social impact evaluation in support of the development of the cultural heritage sector and its opportunities in tourism, entertainment and education

 

Applications must be sent via email at HRecruits@cut.ac.cy with the subject: "Application for Researcher Position (Special Scientist for Research - Senior Researcher A) Position - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Informatics" no later than Friday, Αpril 5th, 2019, 12:00 (noon), which is the deadline for the submission of the applications.

For further information please contact Dr. Marinos Ioannides (Director of the UNESCO Chair on Digital Cultural Heritage) at marinos.ioannides@cut.ac.cy or through the number +357-25-002020.

 

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Assistant Professor, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

The School of Information invites applications for a one-year contracted position for a Career Track (Non-Tenure Eligible) Assistant Professor, Library and Information Science. This position also serves as a coordinator for the Knowledge River Program. The position will begin August 2019. Knowledge River is the foremost graduate program for preparing librarians, archivists, and other information professionals to identify and address the information needs of Latino and Native American populations. The position involves teaching six courses a year online and face-to-face and managing the Knowledge River program.

This position provides health insurance, tuition reduction and other benefits. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience. This is a year-to-year contract which may be eligible for renewal. This NTE Assistant Professor appointment qualifies for promotion through a university managed system of promotion for continuing faculty.



Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teaching (60%): Teach online and face-to-face courses for the master of arts program in library and information science (courses in other programs may also be available).  
  • Service (40%): Coordinate all aspects of the Knowledge River program, including recruiting and mentoring KR students in cohort groups and one-to-one; maintain relations with KR alumni, employers and partner organizations; strengthening sustainability through grant writing and fundraising; and advocating for the program with groups such as other faculty, school and college administrators, professionals, and alums. All faculty are expected to serve on committees, participate in faculty meetings, engage in outreach, and participate in related activities.
  • Additional duties may be assigned.



Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in library and information science.
  • Teaching experience.
  • Proven ability to collaborate with a wide variety of people on different types of projects.
  • Effective communication, written and oral, in person and virtually, with administrators, professional communities, colleagues, and students.


Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in library and information science or cognate field.
  • Experience coordinating an academic program.
  • Demonstrated commitment to supporting student learning and leadership through courses, graduate assistantships and internships, and professional development and networking.
  • Successful fundraising in various forms including grant writing and administration, donor relations, and partnership development.
  • Able to function effectively in a network of librarians and other information professionals, prospective and current students, and alums.



Rank: Assistant Professor

Tenure Information: Career-Track (NTE)

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

To Apply: 

To view the full description and apply, please visit the following link. 



Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAUtuition 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.

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Metadata and Cataloging Librarian, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C.

Are you an expert in library and metadata standards, including non-MARC metadata schemas?

Do you have expertise in cataloging non-monographic materials, such as serials or data, and in metadata quality control?

Are you interested in working on data cataloging initiatives to meet the evolving needs of users, including use of emerging data models and linked data?

 

We are seeking a Metadata and Cataloging Librarian to join our staff at the Federal Reserve Board, as our subject matter expert on library and metadata standards.

 

The Metadata and Cataloging Librarian will join a collegial, energetic team of 16 librarians who collaborate to ensure efficient discovery and access to data and library resources. These resources help fuel the research of some of the most respected economists in the world and support the policy of the Federal Reserve.

 

Duties and Responsibilities 

Providing subject matter expertise on library and metadata standards and authority control, recommending policies, developing processes and best practices, creating documentation, and keeping abreast of national and international developments in metadata standards, technologies, trends, and techniques

  • Original and complex copy cataloging and authority control for a variety of materials, including monographs, serials, news, and data assets, in accordance with current standards and rules such as RDA, LCSH, LCC, MARC, NACO authority rules
  • Ensuring an accurate inventory of print, serials, electronic resources, and data holdings
  • Metadata quality control, cleanup, editing, enhancement, migration, and mapping, using tools such as the ILS's native headings reports, MarcEdit, and/or OpenRefine, and use of regular expressions and SQL queries
  • Overseeing copy cataloging and physical processing workflow
  • Collaboration with colleagues in serials (including holdings and check-ins), dataset cataloging (including documenting legal terms of use), and ILS administration
  • Management of ERM (electronic resources module) coverage loads to support discoverability
  • Assistance with development of the Board's taxonomy, institutional repository, data inventories, and other innovative tools to enhance discovery and automate workflows
  • Participation as a member of various teams, including Collection Management, Technology, and Taxonomy and Metadata Teams
  • Liaison work with external groups at the Board and in the larger Federal Reserve System, especially regarding data assets
  • If necessary, assistance in managing vendor services and relationships 
  • Creation of the monthly recent acquisitions list   


Qualifications

    Required

  • MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Ability to solve problems independently or collaboratively, using sound judgment and analytical skills; ability to meet deadlines; excellent service-orientation; strong written and oral communication skills
  • Full-time experience in library systems, cataloging, and authority work, in a variety of formats, including monographs, electronic resources, serials, and, if possible, data assets
  • Mastery of original and complex copy cataloging standards and practices, such as MARC21, Dublin Core, FRBR, FRAD, RDA, AACR2-R, LCRI/LCPSs, LCSH, and LC classification schedules
  • Expertise in multiple types of metadata, including descriptive, structural, technical, and operational
  • Experience with metadata quality control, including use of automated routines for metadata maintenance
  • Experience working with library systems and metadata tools, including:  integrated library systems (ILS); OCLC Connexion; LC's Cataloger's Desktop and Class Web; MarcEdit, OpenRefine; RDA Toolkit
  • Familiarity with emerging standards and information technologies in the metadata and electronic resources management area
  • Knowledge of XML and linked data technologies (e.g., XSLT, RDF, OWL, SPARQL, BIBFRAME)
  • Experience analyzing and remediating existing metadata to meet current standards
  • Basic programming skills


    Preferred

  • Experience with institutional repository systems (e.g., OCLC CONTENTdm, Fedora, Omeka, DSpace, Dataverse, or comparable products)
  • Experience cataloging data assets
  • Familiarity with taxonomy development
  • SharePoint experience
  • Experience collecting and analyzing metrics for library services
  • Knowledge of economics, finance, and business
  • Knowledge of project management principles

The Federal Reserve Board's Career webpage has detailed benefits and salary information. Salary commensurate with experience. Hiring at grade FR-24 or FR-25, $85,700 - $136,000, with promotion potential.

 

Apply online by searching "Metadata and Cataloging Librarian" or Job Number 21251 (direct link: https://frbog.taleo.net/careersection/1/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=21251 )

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or application, membership, or service in the uniformed services.

 

 

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Scholarly Communication Librarian, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL

The Hunt Library, located on the Daytona Beach Campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), seeks a Scholarly Communication Librarian to manage the development of Open Educational Resources (OER) for the residential Daytona Beach Campus and the distance learning Worldwide Campus.  Responsibilities include outreach and training for faculty interested in adopting OERs, coordinating liaison librarians to support faculty adoption of OERs, providing reference service on a limited basis, and participating in collection development.

 

Qualifications

 Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited master's degree in library or information science
  • A minimum of two years relevant experience (that may include internships)
  • Experience providing training or instruction
  • Ability to work in a diverse environment and interact with individuals of different backgrounds
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Academic library experience
  • Library reference experience
  • Knowledge of current and emerging trends in open educational resources, textbook affordability, or scholarly communication
  • Familiarity with institutional repository systems
  • Experience coordinating teams or supervising


A leader in the provision of higher education in the fields of aviation and aerospace, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) offers regionally accredited bachelors', masters' and doctoral degrees. The online bachelors' degree programs were ranked number one in 2019 by U.S. News & World Report (see https://www.usnews.com/education/online-education/articles/us-news-ranks-best-online-programs.) For more information on ERAU, seehttp://www.erau.edu/about/index.html. For more information on the Hunt Library, go to http://huntlibrary.erau.edu/about/. Information on the new library facility is available at https://studentunion.erau.edu/.

 

To Apply:

Please reference position #190134 and apply online at http://careers.erau.edu. Please upload a cover letter, resume, and three professional references (including email addresses). A review of applications will begin on March 25, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. 
 

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Associate Dean of University Libraries for Research and Learning Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

The University of Washington Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Dean of University Libraries for Research and Learning Services (RLS).  This is an extraordinary opportunity to create and shape major programs, strategic directions, and innovation in research and learning for one of the nation's premier research libraries.

The Associate Dean will have an opportunity to work with outstanding colleagues and provide leadership for transformational access and research services; teaching and learning programs; digital strategies; scholarly communication; and assessment and marketing of services and programs.

 

The Position

Reporting to the Vice Provost and Dean of University Libraries, the Associate Dean for Research and Learning Services (RLS) is responsible for strategic visioning, policy and program development, and oversight of operations, personnel, budget, and overall excellence in the departments that comprise of about 120 staff members in the following RLS departments --Access Services; Research Services; Learning Services; Information Technology Services and Digital Strategies; and Scholarly Communication and Publishing. 

Serving on the Libraries Cabinet, the Associate Dean:

  • Works closely with other senior leaders within and across portfolios to ensure services and collections are responsive to the needs of diverse users
  • Actively contributes to the ongoing stewardship and strategic directions of the Libraries
  • Develops staff at all levels
  • Supports the learning organization
  • Nurtures an inclusive environment that supports diversity and equity
  • Provides leadership at local, state, regional, national, and international levels

 

Salary

$105,000 minimum. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and background. An Administrative Stipend will be established at the time of appointment.

 

Rank

Position will be at rank of Associate Librarian or Librarian.

Benefits

Librarians are academic personnel and participate in the University of Washington Retirement Plan on a matching basis. This is a full-time, 12-month appointment. 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.

 

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree.
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, inclusion and diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.
  • At least 8 years of successful post-MLS library experience including at least 5 years in a substantive role and relevant leadership experience in an academic or research library.
  • Record of innovation, program implementation and evaluation; ability to articulate a strategic vision for RLS in a rapidly evolving environment.
  • Knowledge of current issues, trends and opportunities in higher education and the implications for scholarly publishing, research and scholarship, learning and pedagogy, access services, and enabling technologies.
  • Energy, creativity, and affinity for productive ambiguity.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective, collaborative, and compassionate leadership in a complex organization.
  • Interest in working with donors and fundraising

Application Instructions

To view the full description and apply, please use the following link. Applications should be received no later than Monday, April 29, 2019.

The following documents are required as part of your application for this vacancy:

  • 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)
  • Equity Diversity Inclusion (EDI) statement*
  • List of three references who are knowledgeable of your qualifications for this position, if currently employed one of which must be your current supervisor (include telephone numbers, mailing addresses, and email addresses)

* UW Libraries Equity Diversity Inclusion Statement Guidelines

The Libraries is an integral partner in the education, research, clinical care, and service mission of the University. It is a national leader in the development and application of innovative strategies and technologies to meet information and research needs. The UW ranks 2nd among universities in the amount of federal grant and research dollars received with close to 1.5 billion dollars in total research funding. Ranked number 14 in the world in Shanghai Jiao Tong University rankings and number 10 in U.S. News and World Report's Global University rankings, the UW was named one of the world's most innovative universities by Reuters.    



About the University of Washington Libraries

Serving three campuses, the University of Washington Libraries is one of the largest and most innovative libraries in North America. 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, 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.

This is an exciting time to consider a leadership role at the University of Washington with the launch of the 2018-2021 Strategic Plan. The Libraries aligns its organizational structure on an ongoing basis to more strategically and effectively support the current and future needs of University of Washington researchers and learners. 

Equity is a core value of the UW Libraries and an integral component of the Libraries 2018-2021 Strategic PlanWe aspire to become a truly inclusive and equitable organization. We actively support the University in sustaining diversity, creating inclusive experiences for the UW community, and confronting institutional bias and structural racism. In your application, please include a separate statement of no more than one pagedetailing your experience supporting or contributing to equity, diversity and/or inclusion in areas such as, but not limited to, librarianship, professional development (e.g. presentations, publications) and/or service and your vision for supporting or contributing to the Libraries' commitment to providing equitable services and resources to all people, regardless of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or national or ethnic origin.

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Assistant/Associate Professor (School Media/Digital Youth), North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC

The School of Library and Information Sciences (SLIS) at North Carolina Central University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor position with expertise in school media, children and young adult library services , digital youth or related areas. SLIS aims to expand its successful school media program and develop new strategies to serve the educational and research needs of professionals seeking to understand emerging models for educational delivery and youth participation in the new media ecology in K-12 educational settings.

The ideal candidate may fulfill two roles: fulfill two complimentary roles: 1) To teach courses leading to a degree and certification in school media; collaborate with school media colleagues and advise and mentor graduate students in the program; 2) To serve as the administrative director of the SLIS School Media Program.

The faculty position is a 9-month position with opportunities for summer employment through teaching, funded research grants or additional administrative service.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • A Ph.D. from an accredited university earned at the time of appointment, preferably in information science, library science, computer science, data science, public administration, management, public policy, communication and media studies, information systems, education leadership, educational technology, instructional design, law, social science, marketing,or other related fields that emphasize the understanding of expanding access to information and improving the use of information
  • Expertise in and potential for academic scholarship in digital youth or school media including youth and adolescent use of digital technologies
  • Digital literacy
  • News literacy
  • Maker movement
  • Candidates may have additional expertise in the following areas:
    • Leadership and management of libraries, particularly to support academic librarianship, public librarianship;
    • Cataloging, collection development, and reference
    • Digital humanities
    • Museum and cultural studies including museum informatics, archives and records management
    • Health informatics including use of computational tools and methods to explore questions to address healthcare issues
    • Information systems including information retrieval, data science and analytics, visualization, bibliometrics, artificial intelligence, user experience
    • Design for digital experiences including in libraries, community anchor institutions, museums and cultural institutions
    • Systems analysis and design, design thinking
    • Information policy and Information and Society
    • Digital Inclusion
    • Cloud engineering and network development
    • Cybersecurity


Application Instructions: 

To view the full position and apply, please follow this link. 


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

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Assistant/Associate Professor (Information Science/Information Systems), North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC

The School of Library and Information Sciences (SLIS) at North Carolina Central University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty Assistant or Associate Professor with a focus in information science to begin on August 1, 2019. 
With a multidisciplinary approach in library science, SLIS seeks applicants who examine contemporary approaches to the collection, organization, preservation and dissemination of information resources or study the societal, political economy, or cultural aspects of information.

We seek a candidate with expertise to conduct research and teach graduate courses effectively in all delivery modes in at least one of the following areas covering: strategic information management, network and communication management, database, cybersecutity, museum informatics, data science, artificial intelligence, digital government or other related areas.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

The ideal candidate will bring expertise in at least one or more areas including, but not limited to:

  • A Ph.D. from an accredited university earned at the time of appointment, preferably in information science, library science, computer science, data science, public administration, management, public policy, communication and media studies, information systems, education leadership, educational technology, instructional design, law, social science, marketing, or other related fields that emphasize the understanding of expanding access to information and improving the use of information
  • Information systems including information retrieval, data science and analytics, visualization, bibliometrics, artificial intelligence, user experience
  • Digital humanities
  • Museum and cultural studies including museum informatics, archives and records management
  • Health informatics including use of computational tools and methods to explore questions to address healthcare issues
  • Design for digital experiences including in libraries, community anchor institutions, museums and cultural institutions
  • Systems analysis and design, design thinking
  • Information policy and Information and Society
  • Digital Inclusion
  • Cloud engineering and network development
  • Cybersecurity


Application Instructions: 

To view the full description and apply, please follow this link. 


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

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Assistant/Associate Professor (Library and Information Science), North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC

The School of Library and Information Sciences (SLIS) at North Carolina Central University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty Assistant or Associate Professor with a focus in library and information science and related areas to begin on August 1, 2019. At SLIS we prepare our students in our ALA accredited graduate degree program with the leadership, creativity, and technical skills to use the principles of information science and library science to address critical challenges.

With the multidisciplinary approach in library science, SLIS seeks applicants who apply management, information technology, and education fields to libraries; examine contemporary approaches to the collection, organization, preservation and dissemination of information resources; or study the societal, political economy, or cultural aspects of information. We seek a candidate with expertise to conduct research and teach graduate courses effectively in all delivery modes in at least one of the following areas covering: leadership and management of libraries; foundations of librarianship and information services; approaches to the organization and administration of public libraries, academic libraries, and special libraries; global librarianship; or, strategies and practices of collection development.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

The ideal candidate will bring expertise in such areas including, but not limited to:

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


Application Instructions:

To view the full description and apply, please follow this link. 

 

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

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Programming and Engagement Diversity Resident Librarian, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Clemson University Libraries, as a member of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Diversity Alliance, seek to engage an early-career librarian who is a member of historically underrepresented racial and/or ethnic groups in higher education so that they can gain professional academic experience in a supportive and collegial environment. This position will build inclusive community engagement programs in collaborative partnership with a wide range of stakeholders, such as academic and student support offices on campus and community partners outside the university. This is a two-year, full-time, non-tenure track temporary lecturer position under the direction of the Head, Information and Research Services.


Responsibilities include:

  • Cultivating positive relationships and work collaboratively with other members of the Libraries and the diversity committee to develop co-curricular library programming and community engagement activities
  • Actively seeking out opportunities to connect library services and resources to campus, community and regional needs
  • Listening to community needs in order to develop a robust portfolio of engagement activities
  • Developing programming and ongoing partnerships with the Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center and other campus offices and student organizations that serve underrepresented groups
  • Designing program evaluations to assess the impact of library engagement activities on student success
  • Creation and maintenance of library research guides (LibGuides), curate book displays, and identify other ways to promote library resources and services
  • Provision of general library research services and participate in instruction initiatives  
  • Participation in professional development such as attending conferences, workshops, and webinars related to job functions


Required Qualifications:

  • 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
  • Exceptional interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated understanding of the value of diversity and inclusion in the workplace or libraries


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience creating, organizing and delivering learning-focused programming and events
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong collaborations and partnerships
  • Experience with outreach to students or community groups


Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary based on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. Various medical plans, dental plans, and retirement plans are available. 18 days annual leave, 15 days sick leave, 12 paid holidays, and liberal professional development leave are provided. 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.

 

Application process

Applicants should electronically submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/61003 . Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and three (3) reference contacts. Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by April 22, 2019 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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Data Librarian, Congressional Research Service, Washington, D.C.

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Data Librarian for its Knowledge Services Group (KSG). The selectee will identify, acquire and curate data sets, manage data collections and facilitate the discovery of data sets used by CRS analysts, attorneys and information professionals. The selectee will also participate in the development of data repositories and work with stakeholders to identify and evaluate systems, tools and services used in data operations.  


Duties and Responsibilities:

The data librarian performs duties related to data acquisition, data curation and data management. This includes identifying and locating authoritative data sets used across CRS, recommending appropriate metadata schemas and workflows to describe, document, annotate and catalog data sets to enable discovery and re-use. The data librarian participates in the development of data repositories and data catalogs to store and archive data sets for long term access, and develops and maintains best practices and procedures.

The data librarian works with stakeholders to identify and extract data, assists and instructs staff on the use of tools to convert, transform, clean and prepare data for analysis. He/she supports staff in the use of statistical, quantitative analysis and/or data visualization tools. The data librarian coordinates the development and implementation of data projects that support the mission of CRS, and serves as a liaison for collaboration between the Knowledge Services Group and other CRS divisions/offices as well as service units and offices within the Library of Congress.

 

Salary: $81,548 to $106,012 per year


To Apply:

CRS is fully committed to workforce diversity. Interested applicants must apply online through the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526341600.

Applications for this position will remain open until April 2nd, 2019. 

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Head of Technical Services for Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

The University of Virginia Library is seeking interested applicants for the newly created position of Head of Technical Services for Special Collections in the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library.  The Head of Technical Services will work with the Associate University Librarian for Special Collections and Preservation and other staff on developing the collection in ways that center social and reparative justice.

They will lead accessioning, arrangement and description, rare book cataloging, and collection management activities. The Head of Technical Services for Special Collections will examine current practices, processes, and systems with a commitment to initiate reparative efforts that would lead to greater representation of individuals and groups in our collections and physical spaces.

 

Major duties that are required to perform the primary purpose:

Reparative work- Lead efforts to examine current practices and processes in technical services, and rebuild using a reparative framework

Access and Discovery - Will directly oversee manuscript and archival processing and rare book cataloging activities, ensuring that activities adhere to best practices and national standards; will keep apprised of developments in these areas, and facilitate ongoing continuing education for staff in the unit; will work with the AUL, curators, and other staff to establish processing and cataloging priorities.

Collection Development- Will work with staff on prioritization for collection development efforts and on appraisal decisions for potential new collections.

Collection Management - Will work with staff on space planning for onsite and offsite storage and will lead efforts to examine future storage needs for the collections.

Instruction and Outreach- Will be an enthusiastic promoter of using primary source materials in the classroom, and will work with other Special Collections staff and faculty on developing primary source literacy among students.

Public Service- 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.

Position Compensation Range: $75,000.00 - $80,000.00 Annual



Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited graduate degree or accredited graduate degree in another appropriate discipline, 10 years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Minimum of four years of experience in an archival or special collections library environment working directly with a variety of collections
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Understanding of and commitment to nationally-accepted standards, vocabularies, and best practices pertinent to archives and special collections, to include the following: Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS), EAD, EAC-CPF, LCSH, AAT, RDA, and MARC.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Experience in appraisal, processing, cataloging, reference
  • Demonstrated commitment to inclusivity, diversity, equity, and accessibility

 

To Apply:

Process for Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search "Find Jobs", and search for 'Head of Technical Services'. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/Resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address).

Process for External UVA Applicants: Please visit UVA job board Workday, (https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs/job/Charlottesville-VA/Head-of-Technical-Services-for-Special-Collections_R0002507) complete the application and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). You may upload multiple documents in the Resume/CV box.

Applications that are missing required documents will not receive full consideration.

For questions about the Application process please contact Rhiannon O'Coin, Academic recruiter, rmo2r@virgia.edu 

 

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician's Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

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Assistant Librarian (Scholarly Communications Librarian), Utah State University, Logan, UT

Utah State University (USU) Libraries seek a collaborative, innovative, and service-minded librarian to contribute to the Libraries' scholarly communication efforts. As part of the Digital Initiatives Unit, this position contributes to the coordination, promotion, and assessment of the university's institutional repository (IR), and open access (OA) initiatives.

 

Position Summary:

The Scholarly Communication Librarian serves as a leader both in the library and across the institution on issues related to the dissemination, preservation, and use of the scholarly and creative output of USU's faculty, staff, and students. To fulfill these leadership responsibilities, the successful candidate will engage with campus on topics from across the scholarly communication landscape including: digital scholarship and preservation; open access, data, and education; and intellectual property.

 

Through collaboration with liaisons and other librarians, this position will facilitate the use of digital tools in research and teaching and work to expand the Libraries' support for faculty, staff, and students at all stages of research. The Scholarly Communication Librarian may support a wide range of digital scholarship activities such as: digital publishing and open educational resources; scholarly identity and research impact; digital humanities, including digital exhibits and storytelling; and GIS.

 

Reporting to the Head of Digital Initiatives, the position is a 12-month, tenure track faculty appointment with rank as Assistant Librarian. This position will actively participate in the promotion, outreach, and support of the Scholarly Communication activities as part of a collaborative library team. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019.

 

Responsibilities

  • Promote and manage the development and growth of USU's IR (DigitalCommons@USU) with a team of full-time and student employees
  • Promote and support USU's Open Access Policy and related efforts across campus
  • Work collaboratively across the Library to develop, identify, and promote digital tools to enhance research and teaching including mentorship of student employees and interns engaged in digital projects
  • Build and maintain collaborative partnerships related to digital initiatives with faculty, researchers, and other campus units
  • Monitor advancements in scholarly communication, OA, IRs, and related areas and communicate implications to campus stakeholders
  • Provide guidance and training on scholarly communication/digital scholarship for library and campus constituencies
  • Serve as a subject librarian to one academic discipline

 

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited Master's degree (awarded or near complete)
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current issues, trends, and best practices, and new and emerging technologies in scholarly communication
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Ability to set and follow through on both individual and team priorities
  • Interest in learning new technologies and working in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and time management skills
  • Ability to meet the university's requirements for promotion and tenure

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project management experience
  • Experience in an academic library setting
  • Familiarity with rights management issues in digital environments
  • Familiarity with repository platforms

 

Application Instructions:

To view the full job description and apply, please follow this link. 


Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1) Cover Letter (Please do not attach cover letter. You will be instructed to copy and paste your cover letter in the application)

2) CV

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Review will begin March 14, 2019.



University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah's land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 28,000 students (25,000 undergraduates and 3,000 graduate students) on the Logan main campus, four regional campuses, two USU Eastern campuses, and 28 centers throughout the state. USU offers 162 undergraduate majors, 153 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. The 2018 rankings from Washington Monthly ranked USU as one of the top 30 national Universities and the 5th best public national university in the nation.   As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found at: https://www.usu.edu/about/at-a-glance/.

 

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region. Additional information about Logan can be found at: http://www.loganutah.org/visitors/about_logan/index.php.

 

USU recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the university's academic mission of learning, discovery, and engagement (https://www.usu.edu/president/missionstatement/). USU is an AA/EO employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy or local, state, or federal law. Learn more at www.aaeo.usu.edu/non-discrimination. USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program. Additional information can be found at: http://www.usu.edu/provost/faculty-life/dual-career-assistance.cfm.

 

ADA

Employees typically work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  

 

Advertised Salary

Salary commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits, including an additional annual retirement contribution of 14.2% of salary.

 

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IB Librarian, American School Foundation of Chiapas, A.C., Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico

The American School Foundation of Chiapas, A.C. is looking for passionate and professional full-time 21st Century Librarian and teaching positions. We are interested in people who have a genuine interest education, who value their work as a profession, not a pastime, and who have a Bachelor's Degree or higher (preferably in Education) and/or a State Teaching Certificate, ideally with at least two years teaching experience. International teaching experience or IB experience is preferred!

 

21st Century Librarian: 

Proven teaching ability, experience in digital media literacies, Bilingual in English and Spanish, strong interpersonal skills, pedagogical leader, creative hub for the school, and a lover of reading! 

Responsible for: 

  • Making the Library "The heart of the school"! 
  • Promoting literacy school wide and making the Library an exciting place to be!
  • Being a pedagogical leader in the school and communicating with the school leadership (PLT)
  • Committing to building the school's literacy program K-12.
  • Supporting others in collaborative planning by providing inquiry resources from the library.
  • Ensuring literacy standards for implementation are understood, and that the programme is planned, taught and assessed collaboratively.
  • The development and implementation of the program.
  • Organizing, up keeping and promoting all library resources.
  • Teaching students and teachers courses and/or workshops that improve their literacy proficiencies.
  • Promoting multicultural skills that promote international mindedness as an inquiry support in both English and Spanish.
  • Being a creative and fun educator that is approachable!

We hope and believe you are out there! 

 

Please check full description of an IB librarian at: http://www.ibo.org/ib-world-archive/may-2011-issue-62/between-the-pages/

 

Contract details: 

We offer a two year contract; starting March or August 2019 (it can be extended after two years) 

  • 8 hour work day 
  • Private and National Health insurance
  • Housing at American School Residencies (Free WiFi, Swimming Pool, General areas, gym)
  • 5 (five) weeks or more paid vacation each year
  • Salary: Commensurate to experience and best paid standards for the Region.
  • Round-trip airfare per year!
  • Airport pickup
  • VISA processing fees and costs
  • Statutory holidays (Mexican holiday calendar)
  • International Baccalaureate Courses and/or other PD opportunities
  • We are part of the Mexican National Association of IB Schools IBAMEX.

 

About the American School Foundation of Chiapas: 

We offer a rich educational program, structured upon well-established curriculum guidelines from the Mexican Ministry of Education and the IB Primary Years Program. As an IB World School, we ensure a safe and thoughtful environment in which students are encouraged to grow as independent, respectful, responsible, and active citizens. We value constructivism and Multiple Intelligences as important components of the teaching/learning process. At the American School, we promote a cooperative and friendly work environment. We believe strongly in the importance of reflection, inquiry, and professional development. 

We believe we teach our students to Live, Love and Learn! All learning at ASFC must exemplify our 5 Pillars: International Mindedness, Caring & Collaborative, Principled Communicators, Environmentally Cultured, Creative & Critical Thinkers; all within the framework of community values.

 

Location: 

The American School is situated in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, the capital city of the beautiful state of Chiapas. Tuxtla is a fast growing, bustling city, alive with the vivid colors and energy of Mexico. Not far from the city are mountains, canyons, beaches, pyramids, and the ocean, just waiting to be explored. Tuxtla Gutiérrez offers delightful sunny weather all year round, delicious culinary flavors, and a culture rich in history and tradition. Here you can combine the security of access to familiar amenities with the excitement of living abroad in a Spanish-speaking community.

 

Housing: 

Start working in a friendly professional atmosphere with housing accommodations that include: 2-bedroom apartments with kitchen, living room and dinning room, and full bathroom; air conditioning, swimming pool, recreation area, laundry room, small gym, security, free Wi-Fi, in school grounds and private neighborhood.

 

How to apply:

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and a current CV (including photo) via email to: talentrecruitment@americanschool.edu.mx

Once all documents have been received, we will contact you by phone or email to arrange an interview.

Please note: to apply for a visa, applicants will need to present a recently apostilled degree.
For more information, please visit our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ASFCH/
Our website (updating soon) www.americanschool.edu.mx
School grounds: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOmxa0NojJM
School videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsz9AqYTaLM
https://www.facebook.com/ASFCH/videos/1454684811229750/
Chiapas Experience tour: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chLDuTLFauM 

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Clinical Professor (Program Director of Online and Extended Studies), North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC

The School of Library and Information Sciences at North Carolina Central University (SLIS) seeks to hire a clinical faculty member to serve as the Director for the SLIS Online Education and Extended Studies Program. SLIS offers an ALA accredited Master of Library Science degree and a Master of Information Science degree via NCCU Online.

 

The coordinator will work closely with the Dean and Program Directors to manage the program. The director will ensure that the SLIS program deliver continuously high quality graduate degree and certificate programs to educate and train students. The director will support the school media program as well as all of the SLIS programs.

 

This is a 9-month, fixed-term non-tenure track faculty appointment as a clinical professor with the Division of Extended Studies and assigned to the School of Library and Information Sciences. The faculty member is expected to engage in a full range creative scholarship that may include teaching and mentoring of students, discovery of knowledge through scientific guided inquiry or creative artistry, and service to the university, profession and public.

 

At the same time, the faculty member will coordinate the distance education and online initiatives to serve the degree and certificate programs, continuing education, special programs and executive education. In this role, the faculty member assists with student recruitment, guide faculty development and training in Quality Matters and other related certifications, assist the Program Director of Student Affairs and Dean to monitor and track students enrolled in the distance education and online course, and serve as the primary point of contact for potential and current distance education and online students.



Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

A Ph.D. from an accredited university earned at the time of appointment, preferably in information science, library science, humanities, social sciences, public administration, management, public policy, communication and media studies, information systems, education leadership, educational technology, instructional design, marketing,or other related fields

Knowledge of planning, organization, and administrative activities to support the online education and extended study programs

Skilled liaison with faculty, staff, students, and other outside individuals or agencies as well a other educational institutions and vendor partners

Ability to develop and implement strategies to continually improve teaching and advising to better serve students and to help them succeed in the program

Communicate effectively using multi-media platforms including email, social media, and website

Develop data-driven approach; Create, analyze and distribute reports, surveys, data, web analytics and other key performance metrics for SLIS online programs



Application Instructions

To view the full description and apply, please follow this link. 

   Required Documents

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)

Optional Documents

  1. Writing Sample
  2. DD-214 (for Veterans Only)


About North Carolina Central University 

The School of Library and Information Sciences (SLIS) of North Carolina Central University provides graduate education in library and information science. At SLIS, we prepare our students in our ALA accredited graduate degree program with the leadership, creativity, and technical skills, to use the principles of information science and library science to address critical challenges. The SLIS curriculum offers students with a comprehensive set of graduate courses covering the foundations and emerging trends in the LIS field.

 

The SLIS has specializations in public libraries, academic libraries, digital libraries, school media, and other areas. SLIS also offers a Master's in Information Science (MIS). The MIS program has three specializations in strategic information management, networking and communications, and health informatics. SLIS offers joint programs including the JD/MLS with the School of Law, the MBA/MIS with the School of Business, the MPA/MIS with the Department of Public Administration, and the MA in Educational Technology/MIS with the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.



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

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Digital Asset Management Assistant, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia, PA

Type: Part-time seasonal, paid hourly

Candidate: Must be college graduate, cannot be used for college credit

Time: July 2019 to July 2020 

Reports to Media Asset Manager



Overview of Responsibilities:

  • Assist with upkeep and overall management of the Digital Asset Management System
  • Manage software permissions, create metadata schemas, and provide overall support
  • Survey, scan & digitize historical content
  • Provide metadata management
  • Work inside the Media Asset Management System to upload & tag currently digitized photos
  • Upload & tag design content 



Required Qualities:

  • Proficient at working independently while executing large project vision
  • Detail oriented and good organizational skills 
  • Good communicator
  • Customer service focused
  • Quick learner & problem solver
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualities:

  • Experience with storage and archive systems
  • Previous work on large independent projects



Other Requirements:

  • College degree or experience in Information Science, Library Science, Management Information Systems, History, Art, Photography or related field with archival/organizational interests
  • Frequently stand/walk and reach/work above shoulders
  • Physical ability to lift heavy equipment 
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule



To Apply:

Email a resume and cover letter that states the position you are interested in and why you are qualified.  Resumes need to be received by March 30th.

Email resume & cover letter to contentcreative@eagles.nfl.com by March 30th.

 

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Librarian I, Niagara Falls - Lasalle Branch, Niagara Falls, NY

Passionate about the future of libraries? Passionate about our Niagara Falls community? Looking to make a difference in the world? This might be the job for you.

 

The Niagara Falls Public Library is seeking an experienced professional to serve as a Librarian 1. Under the supervision of the Head of Reference Services of the Niagara Falls Public Library, this position at the Lasalle Branch focuses on providing library services to adults and researchers alike.



Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Provides library service to visitors of all ages, including managing an active suburban branch
  • Prepares for and conducts programs
  • Assists in maintaining the branch's collections
  • Promotes use of library materials (both physical and online) and services
  • Performs outreach to community agencies as needed.

May occasionally require scheduled shifts in our Main Branch. For complete job specifications, visit www.niagarafallspubliclib.org/Pages/Employment.html

 

Minimum qualifications are:

  • Knowledge of modern library organizations, procedures, policies, aims and services
  • Graduation from a registered college or university accredited by the American Library Association or registered by the NYS Education Department to grant degrees with a Master's Degree in Library Science, Information Services or equivalent.  
  • Must have applied for New York State Public Librarian Certification at the time of appointment.

Desirable qualification:

  • Knowledge of teen literature and teen programming 

 Classification: Librarian I - Civil Service



This is a Training & Experience Rated exam.  To be eligible for examination, candidates must have been legal residents of Niagara County or Erie County for a period of at least one (1) year immediately preceding the last date for filing for the exam.

Candidates must submit verifiable proof of MLS to demonstrate minimum qualifications (transcripts or copy of degree).

Candidates who already possess a NYS Public Librarian's Professional Certificate must provide copy of Certificate or number of Certificate and date issued.

 

Compensation:

Hiring salary for this full time position is $37,094.33 per annum with excellent benefits including New York State retirement; medical/ dental / vision insurance; and paid vacation and sick leave. The schedule will consist of daytime, evening and weekend shifts totaling 35 hours per week.

 

Application Instructions:

To apply please submit a meaningful letter of interest addressing each minimum qualification and a resume to spotwin@nioga.org. Additionally, applications will be accepted by USPS to:

Mrs. Sarah Potwin

Executive Library Director

Niagara Falls Public Library

1425 Main Street

Niagara Falls, NY 14305

 

Review of applicants will begin March 26, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

 

The Niagara Falls Public Library (NFPL) is composed of two branches, the Main Branch  on Main Street and a second branch in Lasalle area to serve all Niagara Falls citizens . NFPL insures the public's right to free access, participates as the Central Library in  economical resource sharing through the Nioga Library System, and promotes professional library services while fostering partnerships with all 22 Nioga member libraries, local government and other community organizations.

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Project Archivist, Redemptorist Archives, Philadelphia, PA

Job Title: Project Archivist (one-year term with possibility of renewal)

Location: Redemptorist Archives, c/o St. Peter the Apostle, 1019 N. 5th St., Philadelphia, PA  19123 (the physical office is at 1039 N. Lawrence Street)

Reports to: Archivist; Father Richard Bennett, CSSR/Father Matthew Allman, CSSR


Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM

Additional hours may be necessary on occasion


Job Summary

The members of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists) are a religious order in the Roman Catholic Church.  Founded in Italy in 1732 by St. Alphonsus Liguori, Redemptorists are now in over 75 countries.  Their presence in North America goes back to 1832.  Since then, thousands of Redemptorists have served the most abandoned in the United States and abroad.  Historically, the first province of the American mission became known as the Baltimore Province, which encompasses cities up and down the Eastern seaboard and inland as far as Ohio.  This province grew so large as to create a new, western province in 1875, which became known as the St. Louis Province.  It encompassed the Congregation's houses in Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, New Orleans, and later in the western half of the United States.  It is now known as the Denver Province and is based in Chicago.


Like the Baltimore Province, the Denver Province spawned a number of vice-provinces, some of which grew into their own distinct units.  Just as Baltimore had oversight over the Vice-Provinces of Richmond, San Juan, Campo Grande in Brazil, Asuncion in Paraguay, Toronto in Canada, and the English-speaking Caribbean, the old St. Louis Province grew into several domestic and international units: the Vice-Provinces of New Orleans, Oakland, Manaus in Brazil, Bangkok in Thailand, and Nigeria.  The depth and range of the heritage materials for communities around the United States, as well as for several mission territories in the western hemisphere, are quite strong.  


The position of archivist is an office in the Church.  It therefore carries responsibilities and duties affecting the curia of a religious community.  The archivist assists the administrators of the two main American provinces by managing the archives, over which the provincial superiors have ultimate oversight.  Simply stated, the archivist is the person who collects, organizes, and preserves the patrimony of the provinces, including the acta of each department.  


The archivist's principal duty is to keep in good order and carefully preserve documents, books, and artifacts of importance relating to the history and state of the provinces (cf., cc. 486 and 491).  This includes data, firstly, on the priests and brothers of the provinces, but also the people into whose pastoral care they are given. Among Redemptorists, whether living or deceased, special care is to be taken to document their ministry.


Additionally, the archive will house all documentation on the parish foundations. This patrimony may include objects of all kinds as well as written and verbal works--including (but not limited to) letters, account books, ledgers, electronic mail, official decrees, annals and other chronicles, audio/visual material, photographs, art and other creative media and other items related to Catholic life. The archivist and the assistant archivist will catalog a specialized, 25,000 volume research library and plot ways to make its contents more accessible.  



Summary of Essential Job Functions:

  1. Building upon previously entered records, create a catalog for the remaining portions of a special collection library with an eye toward online access.
  1. Collect, organize and preserve the documents and items as described above, in accordance with prevailing best practices of preservation and retention.
  1. Process discrete collections, producing standard finding aids for publication on the world wide web.
  1. Develop a digital asset management program that will enhance the archives' online presence.
  1. The archivist will cooperate with the provincial curia when called upon to provide information and advice.
  1. Provide research services by phone or email for individuals, including representatives of the Provincial government, seeking information found in the archives and render assistance to on-site patrons.



Qualifications

  • A master's degree in library and/or information studies from an ALA accredited institution with course work in archival science. Candidates who are functionally bi- or multi-lingual are an asset;
  • Previous experience in an archival setting and the ability to research and compare current information system software; 
  • Knowledge of Archives Space and/or Archivists Toolkit, along with other demonstrated computer skills;
  • Ability to create a MARC record; familiarity with DACS and EAD and/or understanding of digitization standards and protocols;
  • Knowledge of basic digital preservation best practices and programs;
  • Previous work experience with digitization projects, a large graphic or audio-visual collection is desirable;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to lift boxes weighing up to 40 lbs.
  • Excellent organizational skills and keen attention to detail; 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, particularly with scholars; 
  • Familiarity with the Catholic Church a plus.



Application Instructions

Send a letter of interest with cv and names of three references by regular mail or email to:

Patrick J. Hayes, Ph.D., Archivist

Redemptorist Archives of the Baltimore Province

c/o St. Peter the Apostle

1019 N. 5th Street

Philadelphia, PA  19123

Email: phayes@redemptorists.net 



Applications will be taken until April 1 with hiring expected by May 1, 2019.

This is a full-time position with benefits. The Redemptorists offer a competitive benefits package, including health insurance, dental, life insurance, long term disability, retirement plan, and paid days off. Successful applicants will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the U.S.

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Multiple Positions, Sno-Isle Libraries, Multiple Locations, WA

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

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

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

Applications time out after 30 minutes. It is recommended that you save often, or copy and paste your supplemental question responses from a Word document to ensure no progress is lost.

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Library Associate At Large - PERS Eligible

Location: Multiple Locations
Pay Range: $24.84 - $34.04 Hourly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 16091

Closing Date: March 18, 2019

Sno-Isle Libraries is recruiting for a full-time Library Associate position to provide information services, instruction, technical skills, reader's advisory, and programming services in all five Whidbey Island locations (Clinton, Langley, Freeland, Coupeville, Oak Harbor).

The incumbent will be supervised at the Freeland library and be expected to travel from one location to another, sometimes on short notice, as staffing needs require. There are times the person in the position will work in two different libraries on the same day. Mileage between library locations is reimbursed.This position may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays.

Successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs.


Job Summary
Perform skilled paraprofessional library support services to contribute to the Library District's effective operation.

Essential Functions
Provide general, basic reference and information service by: assisting customers in the use of library facilities, equipment, resources, and services. Refer complex readers' advisory and reference questions to a Librarian or appropriate staff member.

Provide courteous and efficient customer service by performing circulation desk tasks.

Create and present programming for all customer groups as assigned.

Develop program materials, including reading lists, promotional displays, and presentation materials.

Provide training to customers in basic library skills including the use of public computers, catalog and reference computers, Internet, and devices.

Assist customers in resolving technical problems or issues. Maintain and troubleshoot equipment utilized in a community library.

Perform other library support services including opening and closing buildings and assisting in maintaining the library in neat, clean, and orderly condition.

Perform collection maintenance activities through the use of reports and data, to include weeding the collection for condition as well as reallocation of library materials.

May be designated in charge of the community library in the absence of other supervisory staff or building manager.


Manager of Community Impact

Location: Service Center (Marysville)
Pay Range: $9,602.67 - $13,542.53 Monthly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 15678

This position will remain open until sufficient qualified applicants are received. To ensure first consideration, please submit your online application by February 24, 2019.

Sno-Isle Libraries seeks a self-motivated professional, innovative thinker, and strong communicator as the Manager of Community Impact. This position will provide leadership and support to subject matter experts and ensure the success of key library service areas by conducting ongoing strategic planning.

The successful candidate will work with the Manager of Community Libraries to guide, evaluate, and evolve Sno-Isle's library services, ensuring that they keep pace with customer needs and align with the library's purpose and strategic priorities.

Job Summary
Guides and coordinates the development, delivery, and evaluation of library services for all audiences, ensuring that they fulfill Sno-Isle Libraries' purpose, address community goals and needs, reach appropriate audiences, and achieve positive results for customers and for communities.

Essential Functions
In partnership with the Manager of Community Libraries, ensure the effective use of library services to benefit customers and address evolving customer needs by evaluating services thoughtfully and objectively, then introducing, modifying, or discontinuing services as needed and in line with the strategic priorities.

Lead a team of subject matter experts responsible for the success of key library service areas by conducting ongoing strategic planning with appropriate staff and/or library managers. Assist teams to support dynamic change of the organization to stay relevant and aware of organizational opportunities.

Manage the coordination and implementation of special projects which may require cross-functional engagement with key staff across the organization, and/or with external customers, ensuring successful project completion deadlines, as appropriate.

Assure organizational strategy is created in a concise and easy-to-communicate way that the organization can seamlessly translate into action. Ensure coordinated and timely flow of information and communication to key constituencies/customers, cultivating an effective and productive customer-service oriented environment.

Provide effective leadership to strengthen the organization by ensuring Lead Librarians' work is planned with colleagues in community libraries, with colleagues in other departments, and in collaboration with each other. Prioritizes work with strongest community impact by supporting Lead Librarians to identify community needs/expectations through library service, defining the intended results, and identifying the appropriate audience.

Establish and maintains effective lines of communication among internal and external groups.

Ensure that appropriate metrics and evaluation tools are being used to demonstrate the effectiveness and impact of library services, programs and projects.

Provide effective direction to assigned staff to assure the quality and efficiency of public service for the Library District and its customers. Includes interviewing, selecting and training staff; scheduling and assigning staff to tasks and services to assure optimum service levels and use of staff skills and abilities; coaching staff and arranging for or giving continuing training to enhance their capabilities and to enhance the quality of service; applying Library District personnel policies and procedures to such matters as granting and scheduling leave, resolving grievances and discipline matters; and promoting and terminating staff members. Included is a requirement to train and develop assigned managers and supervisors in principles of management and effective supervision and to achieve desired results through their efforts.


Page *Continuous* Job 12201

Pay Range: $15.45 - $21.52 Hourly (15 hrs/wk)

Sno-Isle Libraries is accepting applications for Page positions on a continuous basis. Based on the need for positions or the functionality of this posting, we may suspend or discontinue it at any time.
 
This position may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays. Successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs.
 
About the Process:
Please indicate your interest in specific community libraries by selecting them in the application's supplemental questionnaire. Those who are invited to an interview will be contacted by phone. Successful incumbents will be placed in a retained pool and remain there until a position becomes available.
 
Job Summary
The Page II position will perform sorting, shelving, locating, materials movement and library support tasks at a community library to contribute to its effective operation.

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

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

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

Assist with shelf readings as assigned.

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

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Nursing and Life Sciences Librarian, Villanova University, Villanova, PA

Villanova University's Falvey Memorial Library seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, and collaborative professional to shape and deliver programs of library instruction, research assistance, scholarly outreach and resource management in a dynamic academic library environment. 


Reporting to the Director of Research Services and Scholarly Engagement, the Nursing and Life Sciences Librarian serves as the Library's expert on research, learning culture, and information practices in the fields of nursing and the life sciences. S/he shares expertise through instruction and consultations and creates educational resources to facilitate student and faculty scholarship. S/he serves as liaison to the College of Nursing and the biology department and advocates for constituents' needs to other library staff. S/he selects, assesses and deselects assigned subject collections to support the research and curricular needs of faculty and students. S/he builds and maintains collaborative relationships with faculty and students in assigned subject areas and develops innovative marketing strategies to ensure awareness of library services. 


S/he participates in a collaborative model of reference and research support. S/he leads or coordinates one or more services, programs, committees, and/or initiatives. S/he contributes to programs and initiatives of Falvey Memorial Library, Villanova University, and professional organizations, as appropriate.  


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

 

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Associate Director of Research Support Services (RSS): HathiTrust Research Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

The School of Information Sciences, (iSchool), seeks an Associate Director of Research Support Services (RSS): HathiTrust Research Center.  This position leads the day-to-day operations and contributes to setting the research agenda of the RSS unit of HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC). This position oversees the execution of research and development projects, from conception to implementation, revision or retirement.

 

This Associate Director will facilitate co-ordination of RSS operations with other HTRC Associate Directors at Indiana University and University of Michigan. Working within a distributed, virtual research center, with staff and collaborators located around the world, Associate Director of RSS will also contribute to setting the research agenda of HTRC.

 

Illinois is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

 

The full job announcement can be found at https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board/job-details?jobID=105188&job=associate-director-of-research-support-services-rss-hathitrust-research-center-105188 and information about the School of Information Sciences and its programs may be found at http://ischool.illinois.edu/. Information about HTRC can be found at https://www.hathitrust.org/htrc.  

 

To Apply:

To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu/ and upload your letter of application, resume, and a list of three professional references, including contact information by end of day on March 25. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered.  Interviews may be conducted before the closing date, although no hiring decisions will be made until after the search has closed. For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Candy Edwards, cledward@illinois.edu.

 

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

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Subject Librarian for Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, Cybersecurity, and Criminal Justice, University at Albany, Albany, NY

The University at Albany Libraries (State University of New York, Albany, NY) seek an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, creative librarian to serve as the Subject Librarian for Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, Cybersecurity, and Criminal Justice. This position supports several programs within the School of Criminal Justice and the new College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity. Other subject responsibilities may be assigned contingent on the successful candidate's qualifications and institutional needs. This position reports to the Director of Collections and requires travel between uptown and downtown campus locations.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the subject liaison to the assigned departments and provides outreach to and support for faculty and students
  • Evaluates, maintains and develops library collections and manages subject acquisitions budgets
  • Participates in library projects and initiatives
  • Provides subject-related instruction and teaches workshops
  • Provides in-depth research consultation and support for scholarly communication services for faculty and students in the assigned subject areas
  • Collaborates with colleagues responsible for related disciplines to provide coverage for interdisciplinary subjects
  • Creates and maintains subject websites and research guides
  • 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

 

Academic rank: Assistant Librarian or Senior Assistant Librarian (rank will be determined by the successful candidate's qualifications)

 

For additional information, including qualification requirements and application instructions:

https://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=107840

 

The University at Albany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA employer.

 

About the University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research, and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,300 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses. Located in Albany, NY, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City, and the Adirondacks.

 

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Youth Librarian, City of Pendleton, Pendleton, OR

The City of Pendleton is accepting applications from remarkable library professionals interested in serving the community as Youth Librarian.

This creative, highly organized and youth-oriented person will:

  • Plan and implement library services for children of all ages and their families
  • Coordinate library service to schools, childcare providers and other community partners serving children
  • Be a public advocate for children's literacy and library services; and be responsible for social media for the Library. 


Qualifications:

Applicants must have the following:

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of professional librarianship
  • Knowledge of early learning and literacy
  • Skill in performing promotional and community outreach activities
  • Ability to plan, perform and manage a full range of children's programs including story programs, summer reading and reading readiness activities for children, teens and parents
  • Ability to select age appropriate materials for youth
  • Proficiency with development, creation and  oversight of social media
  • Ability to provide readers' advisory and reference service. 

Minimum qualifications: Master's Degree in library science, or enrollment in an MLS program to graduate within the year, plus one year of responsible experience providing library service to youth.  English/Spanish bilingual skills a plus. 


Work schedule will include evenings and weekends, 40 hours per week, beginning salary $3,707 per month with excellent benefits. 


To Apply:

Applications are available from the Personnel Office at Pendleton City Hall or the Library, 500 SW Dorion, or at www.pendleton.or.us/employment.  Cover letter, resume, completed City application form and supplemental questionnaire required.  Open until filled.  Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Digital Producer, The Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco (http://www.asianart.org/) is looking to hire a digital producer. Though the formal title of the position is "digital producer," there will be ample opportunity for the incumbent to play a pivotal role in shaping and contributing to the design of information services around digital experiences at the museum. These opportunities may include (but are not limited to):

  • In-gallery interactive experiences
  • Deployment of a new mobile app
  • Migration to a new website and content management system
  • Launch of new digital signage systems
  • Assisting with providing support to staff to help them adopt the tools and platform of the new digital ecosystem, and developing job aids, documentation, and other resources to that end


This position would perhaps be most appropriate for a recent MLIS graduate who has interests in cultural or museum informatics, digital literacy, information service design, user experience design, and/or digital media. 


To view the full position and apply, please visit the following link. 

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Librarian I - Children's Services, White Plains Public Library, White Plains, NY

Are you passionate about providing programs and services to children and their families? Do you love creativity, playful learning, and exploring new ideas, while producing fun and educational experiences? Then come join us at the White Plains Public Library.

The White Plains Public Library has an opening for a Librarian I to work in The Trove, our library for children. One of the busiest public libraries in New York State, the White Plains Public Library values excellent customer service as well as innovation and experimentation in services and programs.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

As a Librarian I, you will provide reference and reader's advisory services to children and adults, plan and conduct programs, lead classes and workshops, and other responsibilities as assigned. The Trove is looking to expand its STEAM-related offerings for elementary school aged children, so experience planning and implementing relevant programs will be given special consideration. Candidates should genuinely enjoy working with children and adults, appreciate providing library services to a diverse, multilingual population, and be able to work effectively with colleagues. Applicants must be available to work evening as well as weekend hours.


Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree in library or information science (MLS) from a program that is accredited by the American Library Association or recognized by the New York State Education Department as following accepted education practices. Spring 2019 graduates are welcome to apply.

Special Requirements:

Eligibility for a New York State Public Librarian's Professional Certificate at the time of application; possession of certificate at the time of appointment. The successful candidate will also be required to pass a civil service examination and be reachable for permanent appointment.


Starting Salary:

$53,689; excellent benefits


To Apply: 

If interested, please email cover letter and resume by March 20 to: Joshua Carlson, Youth Services Manager, jcarlson@whiteplainslibrary.org. Please put "Librarian Opening" in the subject line.



About White Plains:

The City of White Plains is located 25 miles north of New York City in Westchester County. Home to 57,000 residents, the City's population expands to 150,000 every workday as thousands of people travel to the City for work or school. The modern downtown has enjoyed a recent revitalization with expanded shopping and dining options. With a Metro North commuter railroad station and a bus transit center, people from all over Westchester County make White Plains a destination for work, leisure and study.

The White Plains Public Library serves the City through one facility, located in downtown White Plains. With a staff of 42 FTE, in 2016 the Library attracted nearly 30,000 people to its programs and circulated over 700,000 items. In addition to the Trove, the library for children, in 2013 the Library opened the Edge, an innovative library for teens that includes a digital media lab. Recently the Library opened the Hub, a library for adults that includes a café and bookstore.


The City of White Plains is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Media Preservation Librarian, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Reporting to the Director of Preservation Services, the Media Preservation Librarian oversees and directs the preservation of audio, video, film, and other time-based media operations within the Preservation Services Department.

In collaboration with other library departments and stakeholders, the Media Preservation Librarian works with the unique and diverse collections held throughout the Libraries to ensure and enhance access to the University of Washington Libraries' media collections.

The Media Preservation Librarian will be expected to work as part of a team of staff supporting the Libraries' preservation program.

 

Apply here:       

Please visit the following link to view the full description and apply. To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than Monday, March 25, 2019

 

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Serials and Electronic Resources Librarian, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Reporting to the Director, Acquisitions and Rapid Cataloging Services, the Serials & Electronic Resources Librarian coordinates the acquisitions process for continuing resources in all formats. 

This position has supervisory responsibilities for both staff and students, assists in the management of the department, and participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of policies, procedures, and initiatives.

The position works closely with technical, access and public services librarians and staff across the Libraries.

 

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have the capacity to thrive in an exciting, ambiguous, future-oriented Libraries environment, and to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities.

This is a full-time position. The start date is flexible and will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

 

Apply here:       

Please visit the following link to view the full description and apply. To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than Monday, March 25, 2019, 

 

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Online Part-Time Instructors, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

The School of Information Science at the University of Kentucky occasionally has need for part-time instructors for the undergraduate courses listed below:

  • Personal Knowledge Management
  • Technologies for Information Services
  • Introduction to Databases
  • Systems Analysis
  • Electronic Information Resources for Health Professionals
  • Consumer Health Information Seeking

For a full listing of our courses, please see http://ci.uky.edu/sis/resources/catalog. The courses above are all offered online, asynchronously.

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume/CV to Will Buntin - will.buntin@uky.edu. Please indicate in your cover letter which course(s) you are qualified to and interested in teaching.


Qualified applicants will have an earned graduate degree in a field directly related to the content area being taught.

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Program Support Assistant II (Reference Librarian, Children's Department), Needham Free Public Library, Needham, MA

The Town of Needham is seeking a creative, innovative and enthusiastic individual to fill the position of Program Support Assistant II

 

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

  • Create and distribute publicity for Children's events including but not limited to:
    • Monthly calendar
    • Newsletter Descriptions
    • Press Releases
    • Flyers
    • Announcements and photos for Facebook
  • Coordination and presentation of Children's Programs including but not limited to:
    • Scheduling of Music Performers and Read to a Dog
    • Storytimes
    • Craft Programs
    • Monthly Family Program
    • STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) programs
    • LEGO Club
    • Some outreach programs and/or School Summer Reading visits as required
    • Create self-directed activities for children to complete while in the Children's Room.
  • Arrange for Display Case displays; keep an inventory of art and craft supplies, collect donated supplies and keep Craft Room organized
  • Provide support as needed at the children's reference desk; assisting visitors with their informational needs
  • Other duties as assigned



Requirements:

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

  • Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS), or currently enrolled in an MLS program
  • Capacity to interact effectively and tactfully with the general public
  • Familiarity with automated library systems
  • Knowledge of MS Publisher.
  • Capability to adapt to new technologies as required
  • Ability to plan, create and deliver a variety of children's programming 
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to design graphical flyers and publicity.
  • Strong scheduling and organizational skills.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Canva; knowledge of programming languages for Children such as Scratch or Blockly 

 

Hours: This is a 19 hour a week position (Part-time)

Salary: $22.44 per hour (Schedule C)

 

How to Apply:                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Please forward your cover letter, resume, and Town of Needham Employment Application (http://www.needhamma.gov/DocumentCenter/Home/View/766) in any of the following ways:

Email:  hr@needhamma.gov

Fax:    781-455-0165

Mail:    Human Resources Department

            1471 Highland Avenue

            Needham, MA  02492

Applications will be accepted until 5 PM on Wednesday, March 6, 2019.  

 

The Town of Needham is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

 

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Digital Scholarship Center Training Specialist, University at Albany, Albany, NY

The University at Albany Libraries (State University of New York, Albany, NY) seek a dynamic and technology-savvy professional to provide instruction and customer service to the University at Albany academic community in the Digital Scholarship Center, presently known as the Innovate Make Create Center (IMC). The Innovate Make Create Center (IMC) of the University Libraries is a technology-rich environment that provides spaces, technology, workshops, consultation, and technical support to enable students, faculty, and staff to integrate media and technology into their teaching, learning, and research.

 

The IMC seeks a qualified individual who quickly adapts in a technology-driven environment with extensive experience with digital formats including audio and video. The successful candidate will provide online content, group instruction, and individual consultation. The successful candidate must demonstrate highly developed communication skills and the ability to stay abreast of emerging technologies.

 

The work schedule includes some weekday evening hours when classes are in session during the fall and spring semesters. The Training Specialist reports to the Head of the Innovate Make Create Center.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and teach workshops for University students, faculty, and staff on topics related to graphics, audio and video editing, desktop publishing, and data visualization on the Windows and Macintosh platforms
  • Manage the Libraries' iLearn Workshop service including website maintenance, registration, marketing, and assessment
  • Collaborate with librarians, academic faculty, and campus colleagues to provide digital media instruction, services, support, and material that meet academic programs and curricular needs
  • Write instructional materials for publication in print and online
  • Help maintain the IMC website
  • Assist users working in the IMC lab and on personal devices and laptops
  • Conduct equipment transactions and equipment maintenance; advise users on selecting and using recording equipment
  • Supervise and train student assistants
  • Collaborate effectively with diverse campus constituencies and participate in activities that support the University's commitment to inclusive excellence and engagement

 

 

For additional information, including qualification requirements and application instructions: https://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=106876

 

The University at Albany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA employer.

 

About the University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research, and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,900 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses. Located in Albany, NY, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City, and the Adirondacks.

 

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Cataloger/Systems Administrator, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA

Louisiana Tech University seeks a motivated professional to join Prescott Memorial Library as the Cataloger/Systems Administrator. This is a 12-month tenure-track faculty appointment, at the rank of Assistant Professor, requiring research and publication, service to the University, the library, and the profession, and continuous professional development as criteria for promotion and tenure. Reporting to the Executive Director of the Library, the Cataloger/Systems Administrator directs and supervises Bibliographic Management Services. This position will be responsible for ensuring the internal consistency and overall quality control of the library's discovery systems. 


Duties and responsibilities of the Cataloger/Department Head:

  • Perform original cataloging/classification of materials in all formats and maintain authority control in the library catalog, using MARC or other appropriate schema
  • Ensure accurate bibliographic records, maintain records of library holdings, and provide annual statistics
  • Establish cataloging policies and procedures 
  • Manage departmental workflow and projects 
  • Oversee government publication processing and catalog access 
  • Manage catalog web links and metadata as needed
  • Supervise a staff of 2 library paraprofessionals
  • Will have the option of providing reference services on occasional weekends


Duties and responsibilities of the LOUIS System Administrator:

  • Serve as liaison to the statewide library consortium (LOUIS)
  • Manage all Workflows modules of the integrated library system (SirsiDynix): maintain the databases; load bibliographic records; run administrative reports; troubleshoot, document, and communicate problems; coordinate and monitor testing and implementation of new releases; attend all LOUIS System Administrator's meetings, inform staff about updates, and provide training 
  • Maintain e-Library link customizations and administer the EBSCO Discovery Service and its use as a link resolver
  • Manage the interlibrary loan document delivery system (ILLIad)
  • Update patron files and IP addresses in EZProxy
  • Work collaboratively with the Backup System Administrator 


Required Qualifications: 

  • ALA accredited Master's Degree in Library/Information Science 
  • Working knowledge of current cataloging and metadata standards, including but not limited to: MARC21, RDA, AACR2, LCSH, LC classification
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with original cataloging of theses, dissertations, and other materials 
  • Supervisory experience or demonstrated potential 
  • Demonstrated potential to meet tenure requirements


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 2 or more years of cataloging experience in an academic library, including metadata
  • 2 or more years of supervisory and management experience
  • Experience with automated library systems (preferably SirsiDynix) and bibliographic utilities (OCLC)
  • Knowledge of Superintendent of Documents classification system
  • Familiarity with Workflows, including creation of reports
  • Experience maintaining a local EZProxy 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and WinScp


Louisiana Tech University is a selective admissions public research university with an enrollment of 12,873 undergraduate and graduate students. The main campus in Ruston, a lovely small town of 22,370 with a growing economy, is conveniently located in the piney hills between the metropolitan areas of Shreveport and Monroe. Prescott Memorial Library has a staff of 22 and holdings of over 3.8 million items. It is a regional federal documents depository, a historical state depository, and a member of Lyrasis, OCLC, and the LOUIS statewide library consortium.  LOUIS is a consortium of public and private college and university libraries in the state of Louisiana that is widely recognized as a model for cost-effective collaboration in higher education.


Rank/Salary:

Competitive starting salary and benefits package. Twelve-month, tenure-track position with appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor. 


Application Instructions:

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, and the names with contact information of at least three professional references, including mailing addresses, email addresses, and daytime phone numbers. 


Application Review:

Review of CVs will begin March 4, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 


Abigail DeSoto

Chair, Cataloger Search Committee

Prescott Memorial Library 

P.O. Box 10408

Louisiana Tech University 

Ruston, LA 71272

desoto@latech.edu


For more information about the library, consult our website: www.latech.edu/library.

Louisiana Tech University adheres to the equal opportunity provisions of federal and civil rights laws, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability. 

 

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Multiple Positions, Sno-Isle Libraries, Multiple Locations, WA

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

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

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

Applications time out after 30 minutes. It is recommended that you save often, or copy and paste your supplemental question responses from a Word document to ensure no progress is lost.

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Circulation Coordinator

Location: Service Center (Marysville)
Pay Range: $22.13 - $30.44 Hourly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 15911

Closing Date: March 3, 2019

Job Summary

Perform skilled paraprofessional library support services to contribute to the Library District's effective operation.

Essential Functions
Respond to customer and staff questions verbally and in writing regarding the integrated library computer system and Library circulation policies and procedures. Handle complex customer questions, complaints, and issues accurately, diplomatically, and definitively based on experience and knowledge of library computer system and related Library policies and guidelines.

As workload dictates, perform work in any area of Circulation Services, including circulation, processing, receiving and delivery sorting. Representative tasks include using the integrated library computer system to check out and return library materials; to register customers for library cards; update customer information; reserve and fill requests for programming resources, book discussion kits, and equipment. Additionally, sort library materials in the delivery room; perform materials processing tasks, such as preparing materials for circulation and customer use by applying labels and jackets; perform mending and repairs to library materials.

Act as lead worker for Circulation Services staff by providing task direction and basic work training in the absence of the Circulation Manager.

Review damaged materials to determine if fine will be charged to customer based on interpretation of Library guidelines and policies; assign fees using the integrated library computer system. Respond to staff and customer questions regarding damaged materials.

Compile data and reports based on the library computer system and customer registration files. Alert manager to changes, trends, and discrepancies shown through analysis of the data.


Manager of Community Impact

Location: Service Center (Marysville)
Pay Range: $9,602.67 - $13,542.53 Monthly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 15678

This position will remain open until sufficient qualified applicants are received. To ensure first consideration, please submit your online application by February 24, 2019.

Sno-Isle Libraries seeks a self-motivated professional, innovative thinker, and strong communicator as the Manager of Community Impact. This position will provide leadership and support to subject matter experts and ensure the success of key library service areas by conducting ongoing strategic planning.

The successful candidate will work with the Manager of Community Libraries to guide, evaluate, and evolve Sno-Isle's library services, ensuring that they keep pace with customer needs and align with the library's purpose and strategic priorities.

Job Summary
Guides and coordinates the development, delivery, and evaluation of library services for all audiences, ensuring that they fulfill Sno-Isle Libraries' purpose, address community goals and needs, reach appropriate audiences, and achieve positive results for customers and for communities.

Essential Functions
In partnership with the Manager of Community Libraries, ensure the effective use of library services to benefit customers and address evolving customer needs by evaluating services thoughtfully and objectively, then introducing, modifying, or discontinuing services as needed and in line with the strategic priorities.

Lead a team of subject matter experts responsible for the success of key library service areas by conducting ongoing strategic planning with appropriate staff and/or library managers. Assist teams to support dynamic change of the organization to stay relevant and aware of organizational opportunities.

Manage the coordination and implementation of special projects which may require cross-functional engagement with key staff across the organization, and/or with external customers, ensuring successful project completion deadlines, as appropriate.

Assure organizational strategy is created in a concise and easy-to-communicate way that the organization can seamlessly translate into action. Ensure coordinated and timely flow of information and communication to key constituencies/customers, cultivating an effective and productive customer-service oriented environment.

Provide effective leadership to strengthen the organization by ensuring Lead Librarians' work is planned with colleagues in community libraries, with colleagues in other departments, and in collaboration with each other. Prioritizes work with strongest community impact by supporting Lead Librarians to identify community needs/expectations through library service, defining the intended results, and identifying the appropriate audience.

Establish and maintains effective lines of communication among internal and external groups.

Ensure that appropriate metrics and evaluation tools are being used to demonstrate the effectiveness and impact of library services, programs and projects.

 

Librarian - PERS Eligible

Location: Lynnwood
Pay Range: $5,425.33 - $7,486.27 Monthly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 15662

Closing Date: February 20, 2019.

Job Summary
This position will focus on system initiatives and committee work, information services, collection maintenance, program and service creation, system level support for smaller community libraries and community engagement-- making connections, developing relationships and providing services to support community organizations and promote the library.

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

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

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

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

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

Represent the library to a wide variety of community groups.


Page *Continuous* Job 12201

Pay Range: $15.45 - $21.52 Hourly (15 hrs/wk)

Sno-Isle Libraries is accepting applications for Page positions on a continuous basis. Based on the need for positions or the functionality of this posting, we may suspend or discontinue it at any time.
 
This position may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays. Successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs.
 
About the Process:
Please indicate your interest in specific community libraries by selecting them in the application's supplemental questionnaire. Those who are invited to an interview will be contacted by phone. Successful incumbents will be placed in a retained pool and remain there until a position becomes available.
 
Job Summary
The Page II position will perform sorting, shelving, locating, materials movement and library support tasks at a community library to contribute to its effective operation.

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

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

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

Assist with shelf readings as assigned.

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

 

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Health Sciences and Instruction Librarian, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA

The Health Sciences/Instruction Librarian serves as an instructional consultant and liaison to the Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences, Recreational Therapy, Nursing, Physician Assistant, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Psychology Departments. This position selects appropriate resources to support these disciplines and provides library classroom and individualized instruction. This position also fulfills the duties of the Instruction Librarian and provides research services to students, faculty, administrators, and community members to support teaching, learning, and scholarship.

 

Responsibilities: 

Health Sciences Librarian


  •  Serves as subject specialist to the Departments of Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences, Recreational Therapy, Nursing, Physician Assistant, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Psychology
  • 
Develops and maintains the library's collection of materials in all formats to support research in the health sciences curriculum
  • 
Designs and presents instructional sessions to assist students in the effective use of library resources

  • Maintains thorough knowledge of health sciences resources
Serves as on-site liaison to both the Physician Assistant and Occupational Therapy faculty at the Harrisville location

 

Instruction Librarian


  • Coordinates general library instruction, including FYRST Seminar sessions
  • 
Coordinates the preparation of general and subject specific research guides and tutorials in all formats

  • Works with the library department faculty to incorporate information literacy services and resources for distance education students

  • Maintains current awareness of distance/distributed education platforms (e.g. D2L) and other distance/distributed education technologies
  • 
Creates online tutorials and guides in collaboration with library department faculty

 

Teaching of Library Based Courses (LIBR)


  • May teach up to 3 credits per academic semester 

  • Maintains assessment data pertaining to courses taught in support of the department assessment process

 

Additional Responsibilities


  • Participates in the research services rotation 

  • Serves on library and university committees

  • Pursues an active and ongoing program of professional development, research, and service appropriate to the current university rank attained

  • Meets other requirements for tenure and promotion as required by the CBA
  • 
Other appropriate responsibilities as assigned that fulfill the mission of the library

 

Qualifications

       Minimum/Required

  • Master's degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program or international equivalent 
  • Minimum of two years of professional experience in higher education or special libraries
  • Degree or experience relating to the field of health sciences
  • Experience providing reference/research services
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, students, faculty, staff, and general library users
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in multiple formats to diverse audiences
  • Ability to balance multiple projects and set priorities
  • Demonstrated commitment to the education of diverse populations
  • Successful completion of an on-campus interview, including a presentation on a topic to be determined by the search committee

       Preferred

  • Advanced degree in a Health Sciences related field
  • Teaching experience in higher education
  • Teaching experience in the online environment
  • Professional experience in higher education
  • Familiarity with electronic and traditional reference resources and trends in the field of health sciences
  • Experience providing library assistance within the field of health sciences
  • Proven ability to establish successful relationships with faculty and other campus stakeholders to promote library initiatives


Application Instructions

To view the full description and apply, please follow this link. 


Graduate and undergraduate transcripts are required for this position. Applicants may upload either official or unofficial transcripts using the "Transcript" selection under Required Documents.


Official transcripts will be required prior to appointment. Recommended candidates will be required to complete criminal background check, including Act 34 Background Check and Act 151 (Child Abuse) Background Check and Federal Criminal (FBI) clearance prior to appointment. Full consideration will be given to applications received by March 15, 2019.



Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.

 

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Resource Acquisitions Services Librarian, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

The Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame seeks a Resource Acquisitions Services (RAS) Librarian.  The ideal candidate is a library professional with operational expertise in acquisitions and/or interlibrary loan, who wishes to exercise organizational influence in key library service areas and develop a broader base of functional and management expertise in a Program dedicated to team-based and service-oriented approaches to work.   



Summary:  The RAS Librarian directs a functionally blended staff team within the Interlibrary Loan & Acquisitions (ILLAS) Unit of the Resource Acquisition & Discovery (RAD) Program.  This team focuses on acquiring, receiving and making discoverable and deliverable resources in support of teaching and learning.  This librarian is responsible for efficient and service-oriented acquisitions and interlibrary loan life-cycles.  The Resource Acquisitions Services Librarian is a member of the Library Faculty and RAD leadership team, reporting to the Head of ILLAS.



Responsibilities:  Serves as mentor, coach, and manager, hiring, evaluating, and training all direct reports to ensure competency in acquisitions, copy cataloging, and interlibrary loan borrowing workflows and focuses the team to meet organizational goals by utilizing industry best practices and applying local policies and procedures.  

Collaboratively manages two key service life-cycles:

  • Resource acquisitions for monographic and one-time gift and collection purchases, leveraging various acquisitions strategies, working with private sellers, donors, and vendors, and providing timely discovery of acquired resources via contract and local cataloging and metadata management through available systems.
  • Interlibrary loan borrowing with an eye on efficient approaches towards request intake, queue management, source identification, and timely delivery of loans and articles to patrons via resource receipt and return systems and workflow routines.

Continuously develops a team culture that reflects a clear sense of functional and organizational purpose, service orientation and innovation towards work.

Actively encourages an independent and problem-solving mindset of each team member by communicating organizational context, training in functional lifecycle processes, and developing critical thinking skills.

Manages operations in compliance with fiscal and legal standards of the University.



Knowledge of or interest in learning:

  • Project-based management approaches
  • Personnel management techniques
  • Metrics collection and analytics to drive team service improvements
  • Sound audit trail and business practices
  • Current and emerging resource acquisitions and interlibrary loan strategies
  • Library systems for acquisitions and interlibrary loan
  • Current key systems:  Aleph, ILLiad, Concur, CORAL, OCLC, Rapid
  • Encoding standards, e.g., MARC, BIBFRAME, XML-based standards
  • Content standards, e.g., AACR2, RDA, DC
  • Controlled vocabularies for subjects and names, e.g., LCSH, LC-NAF
  • Foreign language proficiency

 

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MLS degree from ALA-accredited program or non-U.S. equivalent
  • A minimum of 1-3 years management of acquisitions and/or interlibrary loan borrowing

Preferred qualifications:

  • Interlibrary loan experience

 

Salary and Benefits: 

Appointment salary and rank are competitive, commensurate with experience and qualifications. The Resource Acquisitions Services Librarian is a non-tenure track member of the Library Faculty. The University offers an excellent benefits and annual vacation package.

 

To Apply: 

To view the official posting and apply, please follow this link. 

Review of applications will begin on February 28, 2019 and the application deadline is Monday, March 11, 2019.

Additional information about Hesburgh Libraries can be found on the Libraries' website: http://www.library.nd.edu/about/employment/


For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd.  The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program (http://hr.nd.edu/employment-opportunities/dualcareer/) in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.

 

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Reference Librarian, Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston-Salem, NC

The Professional Center Library of Wake Forest University School of Law is delighted to announce an opening for a Reference Librarian. We are seeking a librarian to join our fast-paced, collaborative and service-oriented team. We are particularly interested in building a candidate pool including librarians from traditionally underrepresented groups. If you have any questions, please email Dean Christopher Knott (knottca@wfu.edu) or Kate Irwin-Smiler (irwinsc@wfu.edu).

 

Description

The Wake Forest University School of Law's Professional Center Library is seeking a Law Reference Librarian with a strong service orientation and commitment to teaching. This person will teach research in the Law School's first-year Legal Analysis, Writing and Research courses, serve as a faculty liaison to an active, research-oriented faculty, and participate in collection development. Reference Librarians participate in all facets of the Law School's intellectual life and governance activities. This is a full-time position and reports to the Associate Dean for Information Services. 

 

Responsibilities: 

The successful candidate will be expected to provide:

  • Reference services, research assistance, and library instruction to all users of the library
  • Instructional sessions to groups and classes 
  • Contributions to the preparation and updating of library research guides, bibliographies, webpages and other outreach services

This person may teach an upper-level research course and may also train and supervise student assistants. Participation in professional activities is expected.

 

Required: 

J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school, and MLS/MLIS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program or foreign equivalents of either or both. Knowledge of print and electronic information resources; strong commitment to public service and user satisfaction; excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred:

Prior academic law library work experience and prior teaching experience preferred, but not required. Knowledge of or ability to learn emerging technologies, especially electronic information access.  Creativity and adaptability in handling multiple, simultaneous demands.


Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.


To Apply:

For complete details and to apply, go to https://hr.wfu.edu/careers/ or call (336) 758-4700. The completion of an online Wake Forest University application is required for this position.  

The position is available immediately.

Applications will be accepted immediately and until the position is filled; however, applications submitted by March 1, 2019 will receive priority consideration.


About Wake Forest University 

Wake Forest University, formed in 1834, has experienced decades of growth and innovation.  WFU is a distinctive university that combines a liberal arts core with graduate and professional schools and innovative research programs.  The University embraces the teacher-scholar ideal, which prizes the personal interaction between students and faculty.  It is a place where exceptional teaching, fundamental research and discovery, and the engagement of faculty and students in the classroom and the laboratory are paramount.


Wake Forest University seeks the enlightenment and freedom which come through diligent study and learning. Its higher goal, however, is to give life to the University motto "Pro Humanitate," as members translate a passion for knowledge into compassionate service. Its collective strength and character are derived from the values and distinctive experiences of each individual; therefore, it affirms the richness of human intellect and culture and its contribution to knowledge, faith, reason, and dialogue. Furthermore, it strives toward a society in which good will, respect, and equality prevail. To that end, Wake Forest University rejects hatred and bigotry in any form and promotes justice, honor, and mutual trust.


The Law School enrolls approximately 500 JD students and roughly 50 foreign trained attorneys in various programs (LL.M, S.J.D. and exchanges), as well as nearly 100 students in a Masters of Studies in Law and enrollees in graduate certificate programs. The University enrolls about 4,846 undergraduates and 2,823 students in graduate programs at its principal location, the Reynolda campus. Wake Forest employs approximately 2,772 full and part-time faculty and staff. Travel + Leisure Magazine picked Wake Forest University as the most beautiful campus in the state in 2017 and the college regularly appears on national lists of the most beautiful college campuses.


Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Wake Forest is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, a beautiful, mid-sized city centrally located in the Piedmont-Triad region of North Carolina.  Winston-Salem is a family-friendly city with high quality schools, numerous outdoor recreational activities and events, and is known for its vibrant and thriving arts scene. Winston-Salem residents enjoy close proximity to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains (1.5 hours) and Atlantic beaches (4 hours), a moderate climate with four distinct seasons, a very reasonable cost of living, and an eclectic variety of restaurants, wine bars, and breweries for dining with friends and family.  Winston-Salem offers many of the amenities of a large city but with the sense of community and quality of life of a smaller town.

 

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Continuing Resources Metadata and Catalog Librarian, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

The Continuing Resources Metadata and Catalog Librarian performs original and derived cataloging, including Library of Congress classification and subject analysis for electronic/print serials (journals), online databases, and electronic resources.

The librarian would participate in the development of emerging metadata ontologies, including BIBFRAME, RDF, schema.org, and other linked-data and semantic web applications. The librarian would serve as the library's leader in contributing to the Cooperative Online Serials Program (CONSER) of the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC).

 

Qualifications

One who applies to this position should have reading knowledge of at least one European language, demonstrated interest in technical services and serials library issues on the regional, national, and international level. Also, they should have knowledge of cataloging and classification principles and rules, knowledge and skills in applying cataloging and classification standards, and demonstrated potential for leadership.

 

About the Position

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.

 

About BYU

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.

 

To view the 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=78750&PostingSeq=1

                                                                                                                                                  

Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2019.

 

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Graduate Studies Librarian/Assistant Professor, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS

Mississippi University for Women's (MUW) Fant Memorial Library is inviting applications for the newly created Graduate Studies Librarian / Assistant Professor position to serve the research and information needs of graduate faculty and students, and to serve as liaison to the Health and Social Sciences departments. This position demands commitment to patron services, a diverse student body, and an ability to flourish in a small university community. 


Located in historic Columbus, MS, MUW has been voted a Great College to Work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education four years running and is classified as a Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs. With a 14:1 faculty-to-student ratio and a diverse student population with an FTE of 2400, we are a public university with a focus on excellent teaching and a personalized educational experience. Our newly renovated library has become the heart of campus since our grand opening in October 2017, and we are constantly looking for new ways to serve our diverse and vibrant community.  



To view the full position and apply, please follow this link.  

Please contact Amanda Clay Powers at acpowers@muw.edu with any questions.

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Data Services Librarian, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Clemson University Libraries seek an entrepreneurial librarian to lead the Libraries data management initiatives. The Data Services Librarian will develop and provide services that support faculty, researchers, and students in the discovery, use, preservation, and visualization of data. The Data Services librarian will coordinate and teach instruction sessions and programming related to research data management and provide consultations for researchers in collaboration with subject librarians. This is a 12-month tenure track Faculty position and works under the direction of the Head of Library Technology. 

 

Responsibilities

Data & Research Services

  • Provide support and instruction in data management tools and techniques required by faculty, researchers, and students to find, describe, preserve, and visualize data.
  • Assists researchers with the review of data management plans and development of grant proposals.
  • Analyzes and assesses campus data management needs, current initiatives, and future directions.
  • Develops and implements plan for the Libraries to provide and sustain data services for the University community.
  • Works collaboratively across the Libraries to support various initiatives including Open Access, Open Educational Resources, and digital initiatives.
  • Develops partnerships and works in collaboration with campus offices that provide research data services to support the University's research mission.
  • Engages in professional development such as attending conferences, workshops, and webinars related to job functions.
  • Develops a focused program of high quality research and creative accomplishments, consistent with professional responsibilities and the Libraries' mission and goals. 

Instruction & Outreach

  • Designs and teaches data management instruction sessions, workshops, and programs; creates instructional materials and research guides in a variety of formats.
  • Participates in outreach to promote library resources and services. 

Service

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

 

Qualifications

  • An ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship or other relevant graduate degree as deemed appropriate by the Libraries 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of data management practices, data curation practices, and preservation principles and practices 
  • Understanding of the research life-cycle as demonstrated by education or work experience 
  • Effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment 
  • Experience or demonstrated potential supporting researchers with data services, including review of data management plans, data discovery, and data storage
  • Familiarity working with common funding agency requirements, such as NSF, USDA, NEH, NIH
  • Familiarity with software used for statistical and/or qualitative analysis and data visualization
  • Demonstrated understanding of the value of diversity and inclusion in the workplace 

 

Application Instructions

To view the full job description, please follow this link. 

To apply, enter http://apply.interfolio.com/60004 in your search bar. 

All application materials must be submitted through Interfolio for consideration. Please submit a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and three (3) reference contacts. Review of materials will begin immediately. 

This is a 12-month tenure track Faculty position and works under the direction of the Head of Library Technology. 

Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by March 1, 2019will be guaranteed consideration. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. 

 

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Bibliographer for African American Art, The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA

As a part of the Getty Research Institute's (GRI) recently established African American Art History Initiative, the GRI seeks a Collection Development Librarian II to serve as a bibliographer who will assess and expand the Research Library's monograph and serial holdings, focusing particularly, but not exclusively, on the field of African American art history. Reporting to the Chief Librarian, while working within the library's collection development team and in close collaboration with the newly appointed Associate Curator, the bibliographer's work will contribute toward establishing the GRI as a research center for the study of African American Art history.  This is a two-year limited-term position. Read more about this new initiative at the GRI here.

 

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Review existing library collection to assess research strengths and weaknesses in African American art
  • Note lacunae and consider future collecting goals both for antiquarian and newly published material.
  • Consider local, national, and where appropriate, international research libraries already having strengths in the field, including but not limited to the Schomberg Collection (NYPL), etc. and review possibilities for cooperative and/or collaborative approaches to collecting and sharing with other research libraries
  • Recommend specific journal and monographic titles for acquisition.
  • Prepare lists of relevant artists and scholars in the field and the published literature on or by them to add to the library
  • Research dealers and opportunities regarding private scholarly libraries for acquisitions
  • Review existing approval plans for gaps in coverage and make recommendations for improvement, working with other Collection Development Librarians and the Manager of Library Collection Development and Acquisitions. 
  • Work with curator to assess scholarly archives, which may include a variety of materials and formats, as well as on programming as appropriate.
  • May provide reference support and/or conduct research, present, exhibit, and publish in areas of responsibility and expertise. 
  • Handle other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

  • MLIS or equivalent experience required; BA with an emphasis on African American art history or related field required; advanced degree or significant additional graduate work in a related field strongly preferred (e.g. MA or PhD).
  • 2-3 years' relevant experience, with at least 2 years in library acquisitions or developing library collections in a research environment.
  • Record of research in the field preferred.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Project management skills 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, and attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively


To view the full description for this position and apply, please follow this link. 

 

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Science Librarian, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Clemson University Libraries seek an innovative and collaborative librarian to support education and research in the sciences. The Science Librarian will provide research assistance, instruction, collection development, and outreach services for science and engineering disciplines. This is a 12-month tenure track Faculty position and works under the direction of the Head of Information & Research Services.  


Responsibilities include: 

Research Services

  • Works with the Science Team to support education and research for selected departments in the College of Science; College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences; and College of Engineering, Computing, and Applied Sciences. Departmental assignments will be determined with the input of the successful Science Librarian candidate upon hiring. 
  • Provides general reference service (on call and virtual) as well as in-depth research assistance in science and engineering disciplines
  • With other Science Team members, provides support for patents and trademarks, engineering and industry standards, citation management tools, and the SciFinder chemistry database  
  • Works collaboratively across the Libraries to support various initiatives including Open Access, Open Educational Resources, data management services, and digital initiatives
  • Assists researchers with the review of data management plans and development of grant proposals 
  • Engages in professional development such as attending conferences, workshops, and webinars related to job functions

 

Instruction & Outreach

  • Teaches course-related library instruction sessions and designs instructional materials for classes
  • Creates and maintains library research guides (LibGuides) and other instructional tools to help students, faculty, and staff effectively use science and engineering library resources
  • Participates in outreach and instructional activities

 

Collection Development

  • Builds and manages library collections in selected science and engineering disciplines, including updating collection policies, selecting print and electronic materials, and weeding
  • Works with Science Team members to determine shared collection purchases and priorities

 

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:

  • ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship, or a relevant, accredited graduate degree in another scholarly field as deemed appropriate by the Libraries 
  • Effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills  
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a science- or engineering-related field  
  • Familiarity with research in one or more science disciplines
  • Experience designing, teaching, and assessing library instruction
  • Experience selecting and deselecting materials for an academic library collection
  • Demonstrated understanding of the value of diversity and inclusion in the workplace

 

Salary and Benefits 

Faculty rank and competitive salary based on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. Various medical plans, dental plans, and retirement plans are available. 18 days annual leave, 15 days sick leave, 12 paid holidays, and liberal professional development leave are provided. 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. 

 

Application process 

Applicants should electronically submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/60003. Required materials include a cover letter, professional curriculum vitae, and three (3) confidential letters of recommendation. Review of materials will begin immediately. Applications received by March 1, 2019 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.

 

Contact 

Jan Comfort, Chair, Science Librarian Search Committee

comforj@clemson.edu

(864) 656-5168

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Multiple Positions, Sno-Isle Libraries, Multiple Locations, WA

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

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

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

Applications time out after 30 minutes. It is recommended that you save often, or copy and paste your supplemental question responses from a Word document to ensure no progress is lost.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Manager of Community Impact

Location: Service Center (Marysville)
Pay Range: $9,602.67 - $13,542.53 Monthly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 15678

This position will remain open until sufficient qualified applicants are received. To ensure first consideration, please submit your online application by February 24, 2019.

Sno-Isle Libraries seeks a self-motivated professional, innovative thinker, and strong communicator as the Manager of Community Impact. This position will provide leadership and support to subject matter experts and ensure the success of key library service areas by conducting ongoing strategic planning.

The successful candidate will work with the Manager of Community Libraries to guide, evaluate, and evolve Sno-Isle's library services, ensuring that they keep pace with customer needs and align with the library's purpose and strategic priorities.

Job Summary
Guides and coordinates the development, delivery, and evaluation of library services for all audiences, ensuring that they fulfill Sno-Isle Libraries' purpose, address community goals and needs, reach appropriate audiences, and achieve positive results for customers and for communities.

Essential Functions
In partnership with the Manager of Community Libraries, ensure the effective use of library services to benefit customers and address evolving customer needs by evaluating services thoughtfully and objectively, then introducing, modifying, or discontinuing services as needed and in line with the strategic priorities.

Lead a team of subject matter experts responsible for the success of key library service areas by conducting ongoing strategic planning with appropriate staff and/or library managers. Assist teams to support dynamic change of the organization to stay relevant and aware of organizational opportunities.

Manage the coordination and implementation of special projects which may require cross-functional engagement with key staff across the organization, and/or with external customers, ensuring successful project completion deadlines, as appropriate.

Assure organizational strategy is created in a concise and easy-to-communicate way that the organization can seamlessly translate into action. Ensure coordinated and timely flow of information and communication to key constituencies/customers, cultivating an effective and productive customer-service oriented environment.

Provide effective leadership to strengthen the organization by ensuring Lead Librarians' work is planned with colleagues in community libraries, with colleagues in other departments, and in collaboration with each other. Prioritizes work with strongest community impact by supporting Lead Librarians to identify community needs/expectations through library service, defining the intended results, and identifying the appropriate audience.

Establish and maintains effective lines of communication among internal and external groups.

Ensure that appropriate metrics and evaluation tools are being used to demonstrate the effectiveness and impact of library services, programs and projects.

Provide effective direction to assigned staff to assure the quality and efficiency of public service for the Library District and its customers. Includes interviewing, selecting and training staff; scheduling and assigning staff to tasks and services to assure optimum service levels and use of staff skills and abilities; coaching staff and arranging for or giving continuing training to enhance their capabilities and to enhance the quality of service; applying Library District personnel policies and procedures to such matters as granting and scheduling leave, resolving grievances and discipline matters; and promoting and terminating staff members. Included is a requirement to train and develop assigned managers and supervisors in principles of management and effective supervision and to achieve desired results through their efforts.

 

Librarian - PERS Eligible

Location: Lynnwood
Pay Range: $5,425.33 - $7,486.27 Monthly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 15662

Closing Date: February 20, 2019.

Job Summary
This position will focus on system initiatives and committee work, information services, collection maintenance, program and service creation, system level support for smaller community libraries and community engagement-- making connections, developing relationships and providing services to support community organizations and promote the library.

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

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

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

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

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

Represent the library to a wide variety of community groups.

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Lecturer, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia

UBC iSchool invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position commencing July 1, 2019. We expect to fill the position for an initial term of three years with a probationary first year. Lecturer positions are appointments without review (i.e., non-tenure track), renewable for successive terms, subject to availability of funding and demonstration of excellence in teaching, in accordance with the Collective Agreement between UBC and the UBC Faculty Association. Applicants are expected to hold a Ph.D. (or to have successfully defended prior to the start date of the appointment). Exceptional candidates with a Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) and substantial professional experience will be considered without a PhD.


Individuals with the knowledge and experience necessary to teach in the following areas are invited to apply:

  • Librarianship
    • Public libraries
    • Academic libraries
    • Management of information organizations
    • Library services.

Candidates are expected to have:

  • A demonstrated record of excellence in teaching
  • Knowledge of curriculum design and experience with course development
  • The ability to support a positive, diverse and inclusive learning environment
  • Experience working in collaborative, multidisciplinary work/learning environments;
  • Demonstrated capacity for professional and/or academic service and administrative work.


A full-time Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts is responsible for the equivalent of 24 teaching credits (i.e., eight 3-credit courses) and service assignments. In cases where an extraordinary level of additional administrative or service responsibilities are assigned, a 3-credit teaching reduction may be granted. Additional service responsibilities may include curriculum development, student advising, and community outreach. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

UBC iSchool is ranked 1st in Canada and 4th in the world in the field of information management. 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. Further information about the School can be found online.


Applications are to be submitted through the UBC Faculty Careers website (Job ID: 32626) by March 4. Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents in the order listed:

  • A letter of application stating the candidate's qualifications for the position;
  • A current curriculum vitae;
  • A teaching portfolio including a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness; and
  • A one-page statement about experience working with a diverse student body and your contributions or potential contributions to creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion.


Application deadline: March 4, 2019.

View the job posting as a PDF.


Applicants are required to arrange for three (3) signed, confidential letters of reference to be forwarded by March 11 by email to ischool.recruit@ubc.ca. Enquiries may be addressed to Dr. Heather O'Brien, Chair of the Lecturer Search Committee (h.obrien@ubc.ca).

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Curator of Manuscript Collections, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

Position Number: 003219

Functional Title: Curator of Manuscript Collections

Position Type: Tenure Stream 

 

University Information

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a higher-research activity university as classified by the Carnegie Foundation. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC system institutions, UNCG is one of the most diverse universities in the state with nearly 20,000 students and over 2,700 faculty and staff members representing more than 90 nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 100 areas of study, as well as 74 master's and 32 doctoral programs, UNCG is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

 

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit

A wide range of student and faculty-centered services are the cornerstone of the UNC Greensboro University Libraries' integral role in the community. As an essential component of education and research at UNC Greensboro, University Libraries offer access to more than four million print and digital items along with innovative programs, support services and expert personnel to assist patrons in achieving their academic and scholarly goals. For additional information, please visit library.uncg.edu.

 

Position Summary

The University Libraries at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro seeks a dynamic, innovative, and collaborative professional for the position of Manuscript Archivist. Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) and working with the department's staff, the Manuscript Archivist will develop new collecting areas and initiatives, strengthen existing collections, and provide information and research expertise to faculty, students, and visiting researchers. Specifically, the Manuscript Archivist will lead in efforts to grow and promote manuscript collections for SCUA.

The Manuscript Archivist will work with a highly collaborative team of five librarians and seven paraprofessionals who have built a successful program of collecting, outreach, and instruction. This individual will contribute to the development of projects, programs, and relationships that will promote the collections and services of the Special Collections and University Archives department as well as the University Libraries. It is a twelve-month tenure track faculty position. Demonstrated professional achievement, service, and scholarly activity are required for reappointment and tenure.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversees the appraisal and acquisition of materials and creates accession records for the department's manuscript holdings in ArchivesSpace.
  • Administers the arrangement and description of the department's manuscript collections and the creation of finding aids in ArchivesSpace.
  • Manages manuscript collections (analog and digital) to ensure long-term accessibility and preservation for research, instruction, and outreach initiatives.
  • Promotes the use of manuscript holdings in teaching through participation in the department's program of instructional sessions and workshops.
  • Engages with university faculty to discover, develop, and highlight manuscript collections in support of ongoing research, teaching, and scholarship.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree from an ALA-Accredited program in library and information science.
  • Minimum of two years of experience implementing best practices and standards in archival arrangement and description.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in the appraisal, acquisition, description, preservation, and delivery of manuscript materials.
  • Experience with archival content management systems, such as ArchivesSpace, Archivists' Toolkit, or Archon.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to speak to a wide range of audiences, such as faculty, students, donors, development staff, alumni, and the general public.
  • Ability to effectively perform in a collaborative setting utilizing strong organizational and project management skills.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the best practices of collection development.
  • Ability to teach instructional sessions that focus on research methods and primary source literacy.
  • Experience in grant writing and donor development.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to work with a wide range of collections materials; these include: paper, photographs, audio recordings, artifacts, and born-digital records.
  • Experience in supervising staff, student workers, or volunteers.

 

Salary and Benefits:

This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure track position. The salary for the position is competitive and is contingent upon the qualifications and experience of the candidate. Standard benefits include state or optional (including TIAA-CREF) retirement plans, state health plan and 24 vacation days per year.


Application Procedures:

To view the full description and apply, please follow this link.

Upload an application letter addressing qualifications, along with a current curriculum vita and the names of three recent professional references.

Preference will be given to applications received by January 28, 2019. The position will remain open until filled. The start date is negotiable.

UNCG has a strong commitment to serve its highly diverse community. As such, UNCG welcomes applications from women, underrepresented racial/ethnic minority group members, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who would enrich the University's mission.  UNCG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Library Supervisor, Longview Public Library, Longview, TX

Job Type: Full-Time

Department: Community Services

Job Number: 2018-072

Location: Longview, TX

 

Description

Plans, coordinates, and supervises assigned operations of the Longview Public Library; oversees and participates in the delivery of library programs and services to patrons; coordinates the maintenance and development of assigned collections; responds to patron inquiries and concerns; represents and promotes the Library within the community; and supervises assigned personnel.

 

Examples of Duties

  • Oversees and coordinates the day-to-day activities of the Library's Circulation, Reference, Adult Services, Youth Services and/or Digital Services functions
  • Provides for the delivery of high quality library programs and services to the community
  • Participates in the development, implementation, administration, and/or review of the Library's Work Plan, policies, and procedures
  • Supervises, trains, and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel
  • Monitors and ensures staff compliance with the Library's policies and procedures

 

Minimum Requirements

Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS) from a school accredited by the American Library Association (ALA), and three years experience supervising circulation, reference, adult, youth and/or digital service library functions; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License.


Salary 

$42,624.92 Annually


Physical Demands/Work Environment

Work is performed in a public library environment. Subject to sitting, standing, walking, bending, reaching, and lifting of objects up to 25 pounds. Must be able to push/pull library carts and lift/carry library materials.

 

To view the full job description and apply, please follow this link. 

  

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Clinical Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

The University of North Carolina, Greensboro Department of Library and Information Studies invites applications and nominations for a Clinical Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will serve as coordinator for the new B.S. in Information Studies which is set to commence in fall semester 2019. This is an opportunity for the person appointed to contribute meaningfully to the development and implementation of a new program. This position is a non-tenure 9-month appointment with a three-year renewable contract. Clinical faculty members have assigned responsibilities in teaching and service. The position will be effective August 1, 2019 and salary is commensurate with qualifications.


Responsibilities

  • High caliber face to face teaching as well as service in all Information or Technology related fields will be considered with special interest in: Information Ethics, Information Policy, Human Computer Interaction, Information Organization, and Usability
  • Developing courses for the B.S. in Information Studies
  • Advising students at the undergraduate level
  • Recruitment of students to new BSIS program
  • Program development of the new B.S. in Information Studies
  • Community engagement and service to the Department, School, and University


Qualifications: Experience in teaching and advising undergraduates is essential to this position as is a commitment to face to face education along with flexibility in a variety of educational delivery modes.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Skills in one or more programming languages
  • Experience in recruitment, admissions, and advising of undergraduate students
  • Strong preference for applicants with program coordinator/development experience
  • Strong preference for applicants who have an earned doctorate in an information or technology related field 


We are interested in attracting candidates who add to the diversity of the department in terms of race, gender, culture, perspective, and academic specialty.

The Department currently has a MLIS enrollment of over 300 students in the Greensboro campus and online programs. The MLIS is accredited by ALA and the School Library Program is nationally reviewed and recognized by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).


To view this posting online and apply please visit:  http://jobsearch.uncg.edu



Founded in 1891, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is classified by The Carnegie Foundation as a comprehensive doctoral, research university with "high research activity" and in the community engagement classification under Curricular Engagement and Outreach and Partnerships. The University has a diverse student body, with an enrollment of more than 19,000 students, including 3,600 graduate students, and is located in the city of Greensboro in the Triad area of North Carolina. UNCG is one of four doctoral-granting institutions of the seventeen-campus University system and places strong emphasis on effective teaching as well as research and service to the community.

Application Deadline and Procedures: Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is successfully filled. Candidates should send: (1) a letter of application that addresses stated responsibilities and qualifications,
(2) current vitae, (3) teaching philosophy statement, (4) evidence of qualifications and experience in teaching (i.e. course evaluations, sample syllabi), and (5) the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three or more references electronically via: https://jobsearch.uncg.edu

For questions, contact:
Dr. Heather Moorefield-Lang, hmmooref@uncg.edu
Dr. Noah Lenstra, njlenstr@uncg.edu
Dr. LaTesha Velez, lmvelez@uncg.edu 

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro has been and will continue to be committed to equality of employment opportunities and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, or age. Men, women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply. Moreover, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to recruiting and advancing women and minorities at all faculty/staff levels.


EOE AA/M/F/D/V

 

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Reproducibility Librarian, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

The George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida seek a Reproducibility Librarian to develop a transdisciplinary research reproducibility and open science education and support strategy for the institution. This position will be located in the Health Science Center Library (HSCL) in Gainesville.

The Reproducibility Librarian is a year-round tenure-track library faculty position with a leading role in designing and enacting a multifaceted program aimed to enhance campus-wide efforts to promote and improve research reproducibility from design to publication. 


Responsibilities

The Reproducibility Librarian participates as an active member of library and campus-wide teams to develop information, data science, and research programming and support. The incumbent will:

  • Provide interdisciplinary information consultation services in a variety of modes
  • Design workshops to promote research reproducibility
  • Perform course-integrated instruction
  • Participate in the Health Science Center Library's teaching program

The position is responsible for special projects as assigned, such as new service development and evaluation, and development of web-based resources. The librarian works collaboratively in group efforts and maintains professional relationships with faculty, students and colleagues.

 

The Smathers Libraries encourage staff participation in reaching management decisions and consequently the Reproducibility Librarian will serve on various committees and teams. To support all students and faculty, and foster excellence in a diverse and collaborative society, the Libraries are actively seeking candidates who bring culturally-rich lived experiences to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, gender identities, sexual orientation, and perspectives. The Smathers Libraries recently created a new strategic direction focused on ensuring that the Libraries are a safe, supportive and welcoming learning environment for all users and on focusing engagement efforts to diverse populations within the University and local community. The Reproducibility Librarian will pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional service activities in order to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion.

 

The search will remain open until March 13, 2019, review of applications will begin on February 20, 2019. 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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Consumer Health Coordinator, Health Sciences and Human Services Library at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

Consumer Health Coordinator

National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region (SEA)

Health Sciences and Human Services Library

University of Maryland, Baltimore

 

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Regional Medical Library (NNLM SEA), housed within the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL), seeks a librarian to coordinate and facilitate consumer health outreach and education activities in the region. The Consumer Health Coordinator ensures an organized approach to NNLM SEA outreach services by promoting consumer health library development, providing consultation services, and assessing and responding to the information and educational needs of public and consumer health librarians. This librarian also promotes the services and products of the NLM and NNLM.

 

The Consumer Health Coordinator is one of a team of five librarian-coordinators who work together facilitating resource sharing, training, and cooperative projects in AL, DC, FL, GA, MD, MS, NC, PR, SC, TN, USVI, VA, and WV. This position requires seasonal travel within the region to support the education and exhibits programs. For more information about NNLM SEA, visit http://nnlm.gov/sea.

 

Reporting to the Executive Director of SEA, this is a full-time, grant funded, non-tenure, and non-permanent status track faculty position at a rank of Librarian I or II. Previous professional library experience is welcome, but not required. 

 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Identifies, develops, and teaches classes and workshops in a variety of formats addressing and promoting aspects of consumer health information and health literacy to health professionals, librarians, and the public.
  • Tracks and monitors consumer health and health literacy trends and developments improving access to health information by SEA members, healthcare and information professionals, and the public.
  • Assists in the planning, promotion, and coordination of consumer health and health literacy projects and programs in the region.
  • Assists SEA members with consumer health and health literacy questions, connecting members to NLM and NNLM resources and services.
  • Develops and reviews content on consumer health and health literacy for inclusion on the NNLM and SEA web sites, social media, and the regional electronic newsletter, SEA Currentsand national newsletter, Bringing Health Information to the Community.
  • Presents information about NLM and NNLM programs in training sessions, demonstrations, meetings, exhibits, and other events. Works with other coordinators to exhibit NLM's resources at national, regional, and state meetings of health professionals, information professionals, and the public.
  • Supports initiatives as determined by the NNLM in support of consumer health and health literacy, including outreach to public libraries, citizen scientists, and minority populations.
  • Develops educational materials for inclusion on the NNLM and SEA websites focused on consumer health and health literacy and improving access to quality consumer health information for health professionals and the public.
  • Cooperates with other Regional Medical Libraries and Offices to produce national programming and participates in national NNLM initiatives as appropriate.
  • Maintains accountability for NLM deliverables, including workshops, exhibiting, presentations, newsletter contributions, web and social media content.
  • Serves as ex-officio and support to the SEA Consumer Health Program Advisory Group.
  • Promotes and solicit applications for NNLM SEA awards; assisting potential applicants with their proposals, and serves as a liaison to recipients of awards monitoring their progress to completion.

 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Master of Library Science or equivalent advanced degree from ALA-accredited program
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong service orientation and ability to work effectively with colleagues, health professionals, and consumers in a diverse, multi-cultural community
  • Knowledge of PubMed, MedlinePlus, and other NLM resources
  • Willingness to travel; valid driver's license at the time of employment
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrated teaching and training experience
  • Instructional design and course development experience, including evaluation
  • Project management, strategic planning, and team leadership skills
  • Knowledge of or experience with consumer health and/or health literacy
  • Demonstrated knowledge of assessment and evaluation methods
  • Experience with consumer health information education and the ability to develop, plan, and conduct workshops and training, interacting confidently with audiences
  • Knowledge of or experience in medical librarianship
  • Evidence of professional and scholarly activities
  • Ability to communicate vision and motivate others; willingness to assume leadership roles as needed
  • Demonstrated ability to obtain results from initiating and participating in team efforts
  • Effectiveness in promoting ideas while exhibiting tact and sensitivity; initiating interaction with others; and soliciting feedback from partners
  • Comfort with change, flexibility and the ability to react quickly to program alterations and task modifications
  • Experience with Moodle LMS and WebEx technologies 
  • Familiarity with the MLA CE program and processes for obtaining MLA CE approval

 

Applications:

Application materials must include a CV/resume; cover letter which includes the source of advertisement; 3 references including names, 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 22, 2019. Interested applicants should apply using the following link: http://bit.ly/ConHealthLib.    

 

Minimum Salary: $55,000, 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/.

 

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.

 

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Metadata and Digital Strategies Assistant Librarian, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Job Posting Title: Metadata and Digital Strategies Librarian

Position Type: Faculty

Department: LSUAM Lib - TI - Administration (Scott Ziegler (00051523))

Work Location: LSU - Baton Rouge

Pay Grade: Academic

  

At the rank of Assistant Librarian (tenure-track), the Metadata and Digital Strategies Librarian reports to the Head of Digital Programs and Services. S/he oversees metadata generation and reuse processes for a diverse portfolio of digital projects and provides technical expertise to relevant stakeholders in order to grow and support LSU's digital initiatives. S/he may supervise student workers and graduate assistants as needed. 
 

Job Responsibilities

Manage the presentation of LSU digital collections by ingesting staff-generated metadata, troubleshooting content and display issues, and creating policies, workflows, and documentation. (30%)

Provide training to Libraries staff and other stakeholders on the use of tools, systems, standards, and processes related to digital projects. Serve as resident expert in metadata standards, procedures and tools to assist in the planning and implementation of a wide variety of software applications, including Islandora, ArchivesSpace, and Aeon. (25%)

Collaborate with statewide partners to facilitate their contribution and administration of their respective Louisiana Digital Library assets. Provide guidance, documentation, training, and a variety of routine support and administrative tasks related to metadata and ingest processes for partners' collections. Maintain regular channels of communication with LDL partners. (20%)

Stay current with developments in digital librarianship, including new tools for the organization and display of digital materials. Make recommendations and contribute to digital services planning and processes. (10%)

Work to meet tenure and promotion requirements. (15%)

 

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree from a library school accredited by the American Library Association (ALA). Knowledge of current metadata standards, such as BIBFRAME, RDA, Dublin Core, EAD, MODS, METS, RDF and other emerging data standards; Experience with OCLC; Ability to manage a variety of tasks and multiple priorities; Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, organize and complete projects. 

Preferred Qualifications

Experience managing collections in Islandora, CONTENTdm, or another platform; Familiarity with semantic web and linked data; Demonstrated skills with tools for data manipulation, such as OpenRefine, XSLT, or a scripting language such as PHP, Ruby, or Python; Experience with an integrated Iibrary system.

 

Application Instructions

To apply, please follow this link to the application portal. 

Please provide cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.

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

Attach ALL required documents under the "Resume/CV" section of your application.

 

 

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

 

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Public Services Assistant I, Sno-Isle Libraries, Freeland, WA

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

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

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

Applications time out after 30 minutes. It is recommended that you save often, or copy and paste your supplemental question responses from a Word document to ensure no progress is lost.

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Public Services Assistant I, Not PERS Eligible

Location: Freeland
Pay Range: $17.58 - $24.14 Hourly
Hours per week: 15
Job Requisition: 15527

Closing Date: February 14, 2019

Job Summary
Perform basic public service and library support tasks at one or more community libraries or library on wheels to contribute to their effective operation.

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

Essential Functions
Provide assistance at the library circulation desk, answers phones, checks library materials in and out, registers customers for library cards, and orders various library materials.

Assist customers with self-checkout machines and answers questions in the hold areas.

Return library materials to proper locations and supports circulation duties.

Provide assistance to library customers with basic reference questions.

Respond to technical services calls and assists with problems with the fax machines, public copiers, pay-for-print stations, vending machines, and printers.

Submit and monitor technical reports for library technology service issues.

Perform other public service and general clerical support tasks as assigned.

 

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Discovery/Web Services Librarian, Stockton University, Galloway, NJ

The Richard E. Bjork Library at Stockton University is looking for a Discovery / Web Services Librarian familiar with usability design, web analytics and assessment tools to manage the library's discovery and web services. Applicants should have knowledge of web technologies and standards related to effective e-resource access and discovery. The Librarian also will serve as a liaison to assigned academic programs. This tenure-track, faculty position in a union environment reports to the Director of Library Services.

 

Responsibilities: 

  1. Develops, supports, and maintains library discovery services (Primo) to enable access to library resources in all formats.
  2. Maintains awareness of enhancements and changes to discovery interfaces and configurations.
  3. Provides training, documentation, and public assistance for library discovery services.
  4. Manages the library's online presence (OU Campus, Springshare): conducts website accessibility audits, tracks website usage and assists in performing usability testing.
  5. Assists the Systems Coordinator in administering the Alma library services platform.
  6. Participates in the library liaison program as a subject librarian.
  7. Participates in planning, assessment and continuous improvement of all library operations and services, especially those related to information technology.
  8. Staffs the general reference desk as needed.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned by the Associate Director for Technical Services or the Director of the Library.
  10. Demonstrate, through past accomplishments and actions, the ability to support Stockton University's diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree from an ALA accredited library school or information science program.
  • Experience supporting and developing one or more library discovery interfaces (such as Primo, Summon, EDS or WorldCat Local).
  • Experience with website design, authoring tools and content management systems.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Ex Libris products, especially Alma and Primo.
  • Experience with web APIs, especially RESTful.
  • Knowledge of networking infrastructure and troubleshooting.
  • Familiarity with current web accessibility standards (e.g. WCAG 2.0).
  • Experience with electronic resource support tools (e.g. EZProxy, SFX).
  • Experience as a library liaison/subject specialist.

 

Salary: Commensurate with the position, qualifications, and experience of the candidate.

 

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  For complete text, qualifications and application instructions: https://stockton.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=1594&job=discovery-web-services-librarian-iii-instructor-in-the-library

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Primary and Kinder Librarian, Humanitree, Mexico City, Mexico

Due to continued expansion Humanitree is seeking to employ an  innovative, creative and experienced Primary and Kinder Librarian to start in August 2019.

About the School:

Humanitree is a prestigious new paradigm in education, located in the heart of Mexico City, which gives students a unique preparation for life. We offer child-centred learning, which is enquiry based and supported by cutting edge ICT. At Humanitree we believe in creating an inspiring, engaging and fun educational environment. Small class sizes of 16 children allow for an individual and personalized education for each child.

 

All applying librarians should:

  • Be fully qualified/experienced librarians.
  • Have at least 2 years of full time school library experience.
  • Have a genuine love of young children's reading.
  • Be innovative.
  • Be a positive role model for students and faculty.
  • Be lifelong learners.
  • Use instructional technology.
  • Have knowledge and experience of library management.
  • Knowledge of phonics and literacy at kinder and primary level.
  • Have a collegial and collaborative approach to learning.
  • Take an active role in their own professional development.

 

Humanitree offers:

  • The opportunity to work in an innovative, creative and child centred learning environment.
  • Small class sizes that allow teachers to engage on a deeper level with children and the curriculum.
  • Competitive salary and benefits.
  • Flight allowance
  • Private medical and life insurance
  • Housing allowance
  • Continuous professional development.
  • Good work/life balance.

 

Application process:

To complete the online application form, please visit the application portal and click the "Apply Now" button.

The deadline for applications is Thursday, 31st January 2019. 

Initial, first stage Skype interviews will take place on a rolling basis for short-listed candidates and early applications are encouraged. Final stage face-to-face interviews will take place in London between Monday 4th - Friday 8th February. Final stage Skype interviews will be arranged for non-UK based applicants.

 

Safeguarding:

Humanitree is committed to safeguarding children. All candidates will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check or local equivalent prior to taking up any offer of employment.

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Assistant Professor, iSchool at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

The School of Information Studies (SOIS), the iSchool at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) 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.

Ideal candidates will be interested in research and pedagogy in data science. Possible research and teaching areas might include but are not limited to: machine learning, data mining, text mining, data visualization, and network analysis.

 

About UWM: 

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 25,000 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); a Masters of Science in Information Science and Technology (MSIST) degree in partnership with the Department of Computer Science; 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; and a PhD in Information Studies. 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 or related at the time of the appointment.
  • Evidence of potential for teaching both in the SOIS undergraduate and graduate programs in Information Science.
  • Excellent research promise in relevant area.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to teach courses in areas such as machine learning, data mining, text mining, data visualization, or network analysis
  • 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.

 

Instructions for Applicants: 

This is a continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin on February 28, 2019. Applications received after February 27, 2019 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, a current CV, a document outlining their research area or research interest, a writing sample (i.e. peer reviewed journal abstract or article) and a document listing the names and contact information for three references.


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 and Reference Check Policy 
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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 Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

 

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Associate Director, Information School at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI

Job Number: 96740-AS

Work Type: Staff - Full Time

Department: L&S/The Information School

Location: Madison

Categories: Dead, Director, Executive, Instructional, Management/Supervisory, Other

Anticipated Begin Date: July 1st, 2019


Degree and Area of Specialization: 

Master's degree required; Ph.D. in library and information studies or related field preferred.

 

Minimum Number of Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience: 

Required qualifications/work experience: 

  • Minimum of one year of administrative experience (3 or more years preferred)
  • Experience in managing complex budgets (3 or more years preferred)
  • Previous work must demonstrate excellent communication skills, a history of a collaborative working style, and commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse departmental culture


Preferred qualifications/work experience: 

  • Experience in a leadership or supervisory role
  • Experience teaching in online and face-to-face environments
  • Experience advising students in a university setting in Library and Information Studies (LIS) or related area
  • Ability to speak in front of others, lead meetings, and co-provide resident trainings/orientations
  • Experience in program development


Position Summary:

The Information School [iSchool] at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for the position of Associate Director. This is a leadership position involving a range of responsibilities including budgets, program development and administration, and teaching and advising Masters students. The position requires candidates to be equally comfortable with spreadsheets and people. 

The iSchool provides classes for undergraduates, Masters and PhD degrees, and certificates and continuing education for information professionals. The iSchool has a teamwork mindset that is student-focused. A successful candidate will be part of a dynamic program that values community, learning, and collaboration. 

 

Additional Information: 

Preferred candidates will have a track-record reflecting the following skills and knowledge: 

  • Ability to manage many detailed projects simultaneously under tight deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to apply data to decision making
  • Advanced skills in creating and reconciling budgets
  • Skills in teaching groups of 20 to 40 students
  • Supervision skills
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with campus, professional, and community groups
  • Ability to calmly address difficult situations
  • Demonstrated commitment to an inclusive, positive, team-focused work environment
  • Skills in working effectively within a diverse community
  • Strong organizational ability and attention to detail
  • Adept at building interpersonal relationships with constructive interactions and communicating effectively in writing and in person

 

Contact: 

Lori Ushman
ushman@wisc.edu
608-263-2908
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )


Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the following link and click the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. 

An applicant may be hired into an associate faculty associate, assistant faculty associate, or faculty associate title depending upon experience. Title will be determined upon hire. 

For questions on the position, contact: Lori Ushman, iSchool Department Administrator, ushman@wisc.edu, (608) 263-2908 

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice. 

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above as well as examples of your collaborative working style, commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse environment, and your excellent communication skills.

 

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

 

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Mary P. Key Diversity Resident Librarian, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

The Ohio State University (OSU) Libraries invites applications for the position of Mary P. Key Diversity Resident Librarian https://library.osu.edu/mary-p.-key-diversity-residency-program. OSU Libraries' Mary P. Key Diversity Residency Program, is a three-year residency designed to fuel professional growth and development of librarians launching their careers.  Residents' work experiences during the appointment will help them build exciting, transferable skills while receiving career mentorship to help them in their transition from academic training to professional librarianship.  This residency exposes incumbents to the broad array of specialties and services within a modern, comprehensive academic research library ranked as one of the nation's top 10 public university libraries. As part of the program, residents engage in impactful experiences that actively contribute to advancing our strategic plan which includes a commitment to advancing equity, diversity, inclusivity, access, and social justice at OSU Libraries and in the library profession. We encourage residents to participate in, and provide the requisite funding and schedule flexibility to attend, selected workshops, conferences, and committees to help residents develop a robust portfolio of engagement at the start of their library career. 

 

We look forward to selecting two new residents through this application process. They will join our cohort that currently includes two mid-appointment residents.  As part of the MPK program, resident librarians will have exposure to many foundational areas of the libraries while further focusing their appointment in a specific area that both aligns with their interest and is an area of priority for University Libraries.  Opportunities are available at this time for candidates to gain skills and experience in one of the following areas of focus:

  • Teaching and Learning
  • Science Librarianship
  • Area Studies 

 

Required qualifications, skills and interests:

  • Master's degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited or equivalent program conferred no earlier than December 2016 and no later than the time of appointment
  • Demonstrated commitment to impactfully advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Effective oral and written communication skills as partially evidenced in the included cover letter
  • Demonstrated ability to work creatively and productively in a collaborative environment
  • Outstanding service orientation and/or commitment to user experience
  • Interest in research, scholarship, and continued professional development

Desired:

  • Demonstrated ability to work productively with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and manage projects


About the Appointment:

This is a full-time, three-year term visiting faculty position (non-tenure track). As a Visiting Faculty member, the resident is strongly encouraged to engage in professional research and publication. The Resident will provide a faculty annual report as well as periodic reports to track progress on established objectives. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience but no less than $52,000 and is paired with an excellent total rewards package including some relocation support. For a summary of benefits, see: https://hr.osu.edu/new-employees/benefits-overview.

 

Application Process Information:

A cover letter is required for consideration. Applicants should specifically include a narrative in the cover letter that addresses their interest in the position, summarizes their relevant experience, and highlights their commitment to advancing equity, diversity, inclusivity, access, and social justice.  If you have a preference for a specific area of focus (listed above) please also note that in your narrative.

 

Please send the all application materials (cover letter, CV, and references) to Brittany Steingass at steingass.14@osu.edu. Include the position title in the subject field.  Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Preference will be given to applications received by February 24, 2019.  

Please visit https://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/92182 for more information.

 

Contact Information:  Patrick Schell, Human Resources, 1858 Neil Avenue Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, 614-292-5917.

 

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Multiple Positions, Sno-Isle Libraries, Marysville, WA

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

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

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

Applications time out after 30 minutes. It is recommended that you save often, or copy and paste your supplemental question responses from a Word document to ensure no progress is lost.

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Administrative Assistant

Location: Service Center (Marysville)
Pay Range: $22.13 - $30.44 Hourly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 

Closing Date: February 10, 2019

Job Summary
Perform a variety of administrative support services and general clerical duties for an assigned department(s) to contribute to the effective operation of the Library District's administration.

Essential Functions
Provide effective administrative and office support for library administration through a variety of general clerical tasks.

Perform effective office administration such as creating and maintaining filing systems, maintaining calendar and task follow-up systems to assure timely administrative actions, developing office procedures and systems.

Edit and prepare a variety of documents including reports, presentations, spreadsheets, and correspondences.

Coordinate meeting planning such as preparation of agenda, transcribing meeting minutes, event set up; food arrangements; preparing meeting materials, and assisting with clean up.

Assist with tracking departmental budget expenses and coordinating purchasing.

Support department content management for the library web pages and intranet.

Provide miscellaneous technical support for internal customers including computer software and telephone troubleshooting.

Assist with the development and implementation of new library guidelines and procedures to improve department functioning.

Perform receptionist and mailroom duties including cordial, helpful, and efficient telephone and in-person reception services.


Marketing Specialist

Location: Service Center (Marysville)
Pay Range: $27.89 - $38.35 Hourly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 15547

Closing Date: February 10, 2019

Job Summary
Create and execute marketing-related content to achieve marketing and promotional objectives with library customer and non-customer groups in support of Sno-Isle Libraries mission and strategic goals.

Essential Functions
Develop and implement strategies which promote and which lead to increased consumption and use of library products, resources, services, and events.

Work collaboratively with clients, stakeholders and partners on brainstorming, development and execution of brand awareness and targeted promotional, product and creative marketing efforts.

Create and produce content for online and print marketing channels, as directed, which may include advertising copywriting, script-writing for print, display, voice and video, social media, or other channels.

Plan and execute marketing efforts, projects and initiatives to reach target audiences through appropriate channels and platforms (social media, e-mail, online, podcasts, etc.).

Liaise with external vendors to design, produce and deliver content or to execute promotional efforts and marketing campaigns.

Track and report ROI for marketing and production efforts, including periodic evaluation of product launches, customer trends and monitoring of brand metrics.

Gather audience and customer feedback to inform marketing efforts.

Monitor and ensure all communication and marketing content complies with established Library brand voice, style guidelines, and content standards.

 

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Electronic Resources Librarian, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Princeton University seeks an experienced, innovative, and service-oriented professional as Electronic Resources Librarian. Provides vision & expertise in the management & organization of Princeton's extensive ER collections and has a leadership role in their life-cycle. Assists the Assistant UL for Collection Development in negotiating licenses and working with vendors & consortia to provide the highest quality e-resources for teaching & research. Advocates for fair terms & pricing, open access, new models of shared access, and content preservation. This position chairs the Electronic Resources Operations Group (EROG), team of librarians and staff with responsibilities for ER across the Library in Collection Development, Scholarly Collections Services and Information Technology & Metadata Services (ITIMS). Maintains and communicates awareness of ER emerging issues, ongoing developments and technologies. Works with ER staff in Ivy Plus Libraries on new services & collaborative opportunities. Represents Princeton in regional, national and international professional organizations.

 

Responsibility for such deep collections demands expertise & collaboration across the library, through all facets and complexities of the ER life-cycle, from acquisition to access, administration, support and evaluation. Works closely with 50+ subject specialists to identify new e-resources, communicate changes in content & platforms, and evaluate & assess collections for content, discoverability and ease of access. Coordinates teams of acquisitions staff who process purchases and subscriptions, and metadata librarians & staff who provide records & indexing for discovery and register resources for EZProxy. Engages with Research Services, Web, UX, and ITIMS to emphasize & facilitate access to e-resources in the Library's discovery systems. Works with CD and ITIMS staff to generate reports for review & assessment by selectors. Works with Library Communications Office in a strategic partnership to highlight the Library's e-resources for Princeton users through traditional & social media.

 

Princeton University Library, one of the world's leading research libraries, has a dedicated, knowledgeable staff of 300 in a large central library, 9 specialized branches & 3 storage facilities. PUL supports a diverse community of 5300 undergrads, 2900 graduates, 1200 faculty, and many visiting scholars. Holdings include more than 8 million printed volumes, 5 million manuscripts, 2 million non-print items, and extensive collections of digital text, data & images. See: http://library.princeton.edu

 

Required qualifications: 

  • ALA-accredited Master's degree in library science
  • Minimum 5 years professional experience managing e-resources in an academic research library
  • Thorough ER life-cycle understanding & successful working experience
  • Demonstrated success communicating a vision for ER 
  • ER licensing knowledge
  • Good program coordination or supervisory experience
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of colleagues & scholars
  • Strong analytical, organizational & time management skills
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills; emphasis on user-centered approach
  • Ability to work effectively in a service-oriented, rapidly changing environment

 

Preferred qualifications: 

  • Experience working with vendors & publishers
  • ERMS experience
  • Good project management skills
  • Data manipulation & assessment experience
  • ILS and PeopleSoft experience

 

Apply directly: https://puwebp.princeton.edu/AcadHire/apply/application.xhtml?listingId=10341

 

The successful candidate will be appointed to an appropriate Librarian rank depending upon qualifications & experience. Applications will be accepted only from the Jobs at Princeton website: http://dof.princeton.edu/academicjobs and must include a resume, cover letter, and a list of 3 references with full contact information. This position is subject to the University's background check policy. 

 

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Multiple Positions, Sno-Isle Libraries, Multiple Locations, WA

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

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

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

Applications time out after 30 minutes. It is recommended that you save often, or copy and paste your supplemental question responses from a Word document to ensure no progress is lost.

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Communications Specialist

Location: Service Center (Marysville)
Pay Range: $27.89 - $38.35 Hourly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 15439

Closing Date: February 3, 2019

Job Summary
Plan, develop, create, deliver and communicate consistent and timely content, special events and information to raise awareness, educate and connect library customers and other audiences to the library, its mission and strategic objectives.

Essential Functions
Develop, organize and implement informational initiatives and communication strategies aligned with content and messaging calendar.

Collaboratively develop, create, coordinate, deliver and provide input on content for various internal and external communications channels and traditional or e-published materials. 

Support time-sensitive information needs for media and public records requests. 

Support communication needs of senior leadership and managers.

Coordinate, edit and advise on content assigned to or produced by other Sno-Isle Libraries employees, as well as external contractors and vendors.

Assure that created content complies with established library district brand voice, style guidelines and standards.
 
In addition to providing the functions listed above, specialized communications assignments may include:
 
Channel Content Developer and Creation 
Plan, develop and coordinate an annual content and messaging calendar.
 
Research, write articles and identify relevant topics that align with content calendar and library objectives.
 
Collaboratively develop, create, help edit and finalize content for online and publications to targeted audiences.
 
Lead or support cross-functional teams of content writers, designers and other staff to develop content specific for print, audio, video or online channels, when appropriate.
 
Targeted Audience Coordination 
Coordinate the development and delivery of effective library customer email/text messaging and campaigns.
 
Launch and provide quality assurance for new email campaigns; optimize campaigns with frequent testing; track results and work with appropriate staff to evaluate key performance indicators.
 
Develop and maintain key customer and audience contact relational databases to coordinate timely targeted communications efforts to targeted recipients.


Library Associate, PERS Eligible

Location: Snohomish

Pay Range: $24.84 - $34.04 Hourly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 15425

Closing Date: February 3, 2019

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

Job Summary
Perform skilled paraprofessional library support services to contribute to the Library District's effective operation.

Essential Functions
Provide general, basic reference and information service by: assisting customers in the use of library facilities, equipment, resources, and services. Refer complex readers' advisory and reference questions to a Librarian or appropriate staff member.

Provide courteous and efficient customer service by performing circulation desk tasks.

Create and present programming for all customer groups as assigned.

Develop program materials, including reading lists, promotional displays, and presentation materials.

Provide training to customers in basic library skills including the use of public computers, catalog and reference computers, Internet, and devices.

Assist customers in resolving technical problems or issues. Maintain and troubleshoot equipment utilized in a community library.

Perform other library support services including opening and closing buildings and assisting in maintaining the library in neat, clean, and orderly condition.

Perform collection maintenance activities through the use of reports and data, to include weeding the collection for condition as well as reallocation of library materials.

May be designated in charge of the community library in the absence of other supervisory staff or building manager.



Assistant to the Executive Director

Location: Service Center (Marysville)
Pay Range: $6,075.33 - $8,413.60 Monthly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 15322

Closing Date: February 1, 2019

Job Summary
Provides high level administrative support to the Library Executive Director, Board of Trustees, and Leadership Team. Incumbent operates in an environment characterized by involvement in broad system-wide issues and interaction with a variety of internal and external stakeholders on complex, confidential and sensitive matters. Performs a wide variety of administrative functions that affect District-wide issues which require the independent managing of multiple tasks and projects with competing priorities and deadlines. Other tasks include the screening and prioritizing of communications from external and internal sources, developing internal and external contacts throughout the organization and communities, and maintaining the administrative processes and public records for the Library District and Library Capital Facility Areas.

Essential Functions
Provides administrative support for the Executive Director to include calendar management, phone screening, both internal and external meeting scheduling, travel and conference arrangements, travel reimbursement preparation, correspondence and report preparation.

Provides administrative support for the Board of Trustees to include monthly Board meeting materials and agenda preparation, meeting minutes, record keeping, accuracy review of staff reports, distribution and mailing, incoming and outgoing correspondence, conference and travel arrangements, and expense report preparation.

Maintains positive relationships with community stakeholders, local government officials, and local library advisory boards and Friends groups.

May represent the Executive Director at meetings.

Provides Library District record maintenance to include the annexation agreements with cities, external contracts document log, central filing system, record retention, and information required for State audits.

Provides support for the Library District's Capital Facility Areas (LCFAs) to include the coordination with County officials to schedule meetings, preparation of meeting agendas, meeting minutes, resolutions, and essential documents, as well as record management and maintenance.

Works directly with attorney(s) to prepare official documents for LCFA governing bodies.

Provides grammatical and content editing of external and district-wide documents for Communications Director, Administrative Services Director, and other departments.

Prepares worksheets, tables, and makes statistical calculations for budget documents and other financial records.

Develops and maintains District-wide stakeholder contact database to include data gathering, analysis, and report preparation.

Initiates projects, research assignments, budget management, administration procedures and activities as well as the production and review of documents, reports, and financial information for the Executive Director as directed.

Ensures that stakeholder information is passed from or to the Executive Director accurately and in a timely manner and that those important decisions/actions are not delayed or mismanaged.


Collection Services Manager

Location: Service Center
Pay Range: $8,892.00 - $12,493.87 Monthly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 15159

This position will remain open until sufficient qualified applicants are received. To ensure first consideration, please submit your online application by January 13, 2019.

Sno-Isle Libraries seeks a self-motivated professional who is an innovative thinker and a strong communicator for the position of Collection Services Manager. This position will provide leadership and support to the Collection Services staff to ensure that the quality and timeliness of collection services align with the Library's strategic priorities.

Sno-Isle Libraries is a large, two-county library district in the beautiful north Puget Sound region of Washington State. District boundaries stretch from rugged timberlands to suburban centers, from rolling farmlands to the ocean vistas. Set in the fastest-growing corner of the state, Sno-Isle Libraries is home to a 1.2 million-item collection, serving more than 750,000 residents through 23 community libraries, a bookmobile, outreach services, and our website at www.sno-isle.org.

Job Summary
Direct the system-wide service for developing library collections by overseeing the selection, ordering, and cataloging of library materials and resources to assure that the collection meets the intellectual, recreational and learning needs of the geographically diverse communities served by the Library District.

The position is accountable for assuring the fiscal soundness of the materials budget and the Collection Services unit. The position also serves as consultant to all district librarians and staff responsible for the maintenance, promotion, display, and organization of the Library District's collection. The position also provides expert advice and assistance to staff who manage collection-related enterprise systems.

Essential Functions
Provide leadership and direction in the management of the Library District's materials selection and collection development service. This includes: directing and performing district-wide community needs analysis and collection assessments; supervising selectors' work to ensure that sound selection decisions are made; coordinating the development of collections for new or expanded library buildings; assisting and advising on the development of policies for selection of materials; guiding library staff on maintenance, assessment, and organization of local collections.

Provide effective leadership and direction including establishing, encouraging, and monitoring expectations for all Collection Services staff to assure excellence in the quality and timeliness of collection services that support the Library's mission, vision, and strategic priorities. This includes: interviewing, selecting, and training staff; scheduling and assigning staff to assure optimum service levels and uses of staff skills and abilities; coaching staff and arranging for or giving continuing training to enhance their capabilities and to enhance quality of service; and applying Library District personnel policies and procedures.

Assure the sound stewardship of budget resources for Collection Services, including working with the Director of Technical Services to develop and manage the annual materials budgets. Oversee all Collection Services budgets including the reconciliation of budget expenditure reports with the general ledger, and initiating corrective action as needed.

Analyze and evaluate department workflows and adjust priorities for staff to maximize operational efficiencies. Align priorities and work plans with the Library's strategic focus.

Respond to internal and external customers regarding collection inquiries, concerns, and Requests for Reconsideration of Library Materials.

Support the Library District by acting as a strategic Collection Services resource for community libraries staff. This includes: overseeing effective data analysis on collection size and use, using statistical tools provided by the Library District, providing training and coaching for staff to develop, maintain, and market attractive and well-used collections, and consulting with library staff on the evaluation and internal organization of and space planning for collections in new and existing community libraries.

Represent the Library with stakeholders, such as Library Boards, Friends, and other groups, as well as vendors and other library organizations about collection Services.


Page *Continuous* Job 12201

Pay Range: $15.45 - $21.52 Hourly (15 hrs/wk)

Sno-Isle Libraries is accepting applications for Page positions on a continuous basis. Based on the need for positions or the functionality of this posting, we may suspend or discontinue it at any time.
 
This position may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays. Successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs.
 
About the Process:
Please indicate your interest in specific community libraries by selecting them in the application's supplemental questionnaire. Those who are invited to an interview will be contacted by phone. Successful incumbents will be placed in a retained pool and remain there until a position becomes available.
 
Job Summary
The Page II position will perform sorting, shelving, locating, materials movement and library support tasks at a community library to contribute to its effective operation.

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

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

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

Assist with shelf readings as assigned.

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

 

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Director of Special Collections & Archives/Librarian, Union College, Schenectady, NY

Job no: 492555
Appointment Type: Admin Full-time
Department: Schaffer Library
Categories: Administration
Position Grade: LS


The Director of Special Collections and Archives will provide vision and leadership for managing and using the unique special collections and archives to support and expand modes of research, teaching and scholarly communication.  The Director will lead, manage and assess all archival and special collections functions of the unit including, appraisal, arrangement, description, and creation of access tools for archival records. The Director is responsible for developing programs and services to curate and promote special collections and archives by providing access to rare books, manuscripts and archival resources, teaching primary research skills and fostering the creation of new knowledge.  The Director will collaborate with the Kelly Adirondack Center staff and Director and Curator of Art and Exhibitions to raise awareness of the College's cultural resources and heritage.  The Director will serve on the library's Library Planning Team to work collaboratively to advise the College Librarian on strategy, budgets, program development and grants. The Director is responsible for managing, supporting and developing a group of diverse library employees.  As a member of the library faculty, the Director is also expected to pursue a focused program of professional development, scholarly activity and college service.

The department's manuscript collections are especially rich in material  pertaining to nineteenth century Union College alumni, faculty, and administration, such as the John Bigelow (Union Class of 1835) Collection which includes books, letters and manuscripts.  The rare book collection contains a rich subset of artists' books, significant works of American and British literature, and important work on the history of science and early technology.  Other areas of strength in the book collections include Schenectady history, the history of General Electric, and early American humor.  


Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in library or information science required from an ALA-accredited program with advanced coursework in archival management or a Masters of Archival Studies. 
  • ACA certification preferred;
  • Minimum of five years of experience in academic library management in an academic special collections or archives setting;
  • An equivalent combination of degree and experience will be considered;
  • Knowledge of emerging digital technologies and an understanding of how technology has and continues to transform academic libraries, digital scholarship, teaching, and curation;
  • A successful record of progressively responsible experience in employee development, change management and team building, including a demonstrated commitment to building and supporting a diverse and inclusive library faculty and staff;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current principles, best practices and standards of special collections and archives;
  • Demonstrated ability to learn, experiment, and advance skill sets to meet challenges associated with emerging technologies;
  • Demonstrated experience managing archival content management systems such as ArchivesSpace or similar software;
  • Demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education;
  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing;
  • Evidence of effectiveness in the field, as well as scholarly activities and professional services;
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, project planning and management, implementing and assessing program services;
  • Experience with grant writing, public outreach and project management;
  • A successful record of working collaboratively with a diverse group of library colleagues, faculty, administrators, staff and students to accomplish goals.

Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, and criminal history background check.


Union College

Officially chartered in 1795, Union College is the fifth-oldest liberal arts college in the country. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is a highly selective residential and undergraduate college, home to 2,200 students and 220 faculty, and offering 44 majors. Union was the first liberal arts college to rethink the traditional liberal arts education and adopt an engineering curriculum. That pioneering approach continues today with an education that encourages students to work beyond the limits of disciplinary boundaries, allowing them to think globally and lead innovatively in a world where problem solving requires breadth across humanities, arts, social sciences, science, and engineering.

Union College offers an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous 11% retirement plan contribution and tuition remission.


Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.


Non-Discrimination Policy

Union College will not discriminate in the recruitment or selection of faculty and employees, or in any other area of employment, on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, religion, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. In this regard, opportunities for advancement will be made available without bias. The College is also subject to state and federal laws, supports efforts to attract and retain fully qualified women and other minority group members for faculty and other positions. Union College will comply with the letter and intent of all State and Federal laws and applicable orders pursuant to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.


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Collection Analysis and Digital Preservation Fellow, National Transportation Library (NTL), Washington, D.C.

Join the National Transportation Library (NTL) and be offered an opportunity to gain hands-on learning and skills in collection analysis and digital preservation, relating to transportation. The Fellow will learn to use Tableau to create and analyze NTL Collections and create bibliometric dashboards. The Fellow will learn how to identify, evaluate, and process legacy content of historical significance for long term digital preservation. Content may include audio files, research datasets, reports, still images, and memos. The Fellow will learn to migrate formats as needed to preserve usefulness, apply metadata, and add to transportation collections in NTL's digital repository. 



The Fellow will also have the opportunity to collaborate with NTL staff on new projects and initiatives as they arise.
Under the guidance of a mentor, opportunities to gain skills and experience may include:

  • Operating a digital repository
  • Assessing records for duplication, metadata quality and adherence to NTL metadata policy
  • Creating finding aids
  • Collaborating with NTL Metadata Librarians on authority control projects, such as improving the integration of digital object identifiers into NTL systems
  • Participating in workflow assessment for web-archiving
  • Collaborating with NTL Digital Librarian and NTL Data Curator to develop a policy for transportation web content and identify best practices using Internet Archive's Archive-IT service
  • Assisting in furthering NTL's social media efforts to promote library resources and services
  • Cloud computing
  • Data dictionary and mediated submission application development

The selected candidate will receive a stipend as support for living and other expenses during this appointment. Stipend rates are determined by DOT officials and are based on the candidate's academic and professional background. The candidate may also be eligible to receive a health insurance allowance and reimbursement for travel expenses. This appointment is full-time (40 hours per week) for one year and may be extended in increments of one year, up to three years total, contingent upon project needs and funding availability.

 

This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and DOT. The initial appointment is for 12 months but may be renewed upon recommendation of DOT and is contingent on the availability of funds. The participant will receive an annual stipend of approximately $65,000 commensurate with educational level and experience, in additional to a health insurance supplement of $4,800; professional development allowance of $2,500, and a relocation allowance of $2,000. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. The appointment is full-time in the Washington, DC area. Participants do not become employees of DOT, DOE or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits.

Desired Appointment Start Date: June 1, 2019.

 

For more information or to apply, please visit: https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/USDOT-2019-0004.

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Associate Dean, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Wayne State University invites applications and nominations for the Associate Dean position in the School of Information Sciences (SIS). Reporting to the Dean of the School of Information Sciences and the Wayne State University Library System (ULS), this is a unique leadership opportunity for an experienced, nationally recognized leader to help grow the School and to provide oversight for its academic programs. It is also an exciting time at Wayne State University, which is Michigan's premier urban research university located in the Cultural Center and Midtown--the epicenter of Detroit's renaissance. Wayne State University has a strong urban commitment and has 29,000 full and part-time students.

The School of Information Sciences (SIS) is home to two master's degrees: a master's in Library and Information Science (LIS) that is fully accredited by the American Library Association (ALA); and a new master's in Information Management (IM). As a leader in online graduate programs in the country, the School is an exemplar of exceptional online instruction at Wayne State University. Faculty research and teaching span numerous specialties including: Health Informatics, Data Analytics, Archives, Human Computer Interaction, History of Libraries and Information, School Library Media, Public Library Services to Children and Young Adults, Data Curation and Web Architecture. The School is a member of the iSchools consortium with a large student enrollment of students from 37 states, four provinces of Canada among other countries such as Hong Kong and New Zealand. For more information about the School of Information Sciences, please visit our website at http://sis.wayne.edu.

Along with the Dean of ULS and the SIS faculty, the successful candidate will lead the School as we build on existing strengths and create an exciting, sustainable vision for the School's degree programs. The Associate Dean will influence library leadership as a member of the Dean's Leadership Council, build strong working relationships with campus departments, facilitate new collaborations, expand joint programs with other colleges, and develop entrepreneurial ideas that support services which benefit both units as well as the university.



RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Associate Dean oversees the management of the School, guides its strategic planning; seeks to enhance and manage its resources; provides leadership in outreach efforts; provides student services; fosters excellence in teaching and research; encourages interdisciplinary activities; and teaches one class per year in either fall or winter semesters. As part of overseeing the School's annual budget, the Associate Dean will operate under a new budget model termed responsibility centered management (RCM). The Associate Dean will pursue and encourage innovative use of technology in teaching and learning, increase campus-wide support for online teaching.



QUALIFICATIONS:

Based on the expected future directions for the School, the new Associate Dean should have:

  • Earned doctorate and extensive record of scholarly achievement in LIS/IS or a related field;
  • Demonstrated success in grant writing and generating research funding;
  • Evidence of excellent teaching skills; significant involvement in graduate education with qualifications for tenure at the rank of full or associate professor;
  • Recent administrative experience in an information school, library or information organization, preferably at a university level;
  • Demonstrated commitment to shared governance;
  • Ability to advance the School through fundraising;
  • Knowledge of higher education trends;
  • An appreciation for the service role of an urban institution;
  • Experience teaching in an online environment;
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity and diversifying the faculty and the student body within the information professions;
  • Have demonstrated innovative thinking and creative ways to generate resources to support vision implementation through entrepreneurship and;
  • Have demonstrated outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, working in teams, and ability to work across organizational boundaries to achieve goals.

DESIRED knowledge and skills include:

  • Experience working in an urban environment or university and commitment to urban libraries;
  • Demonstrated commitment to shared governance;
  • Have demonstrated success at mentoring and promoting faculty;
  • Demonstrated success in working with alumni and donors to enhance programs and funding; and;
  • Demonstrated success working with student affairs and administrative services offices in the University.



THE CAMPUS AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES:

Wayne State University is located in the heart of Detroit's Cultural Center, the home of renowned museums, galleries and theaters, most within walking distance. The WSU main campus encompasses 203 acres of beautifully landscaped walkways and gathering spots, linking 100 education and research buildings. The University Library System includes Public Services, Shiffman Medical Library, Arthur Neef Law Library, Library Computing & Media Services, Office for Teaching & Learning, Collections & Scholarly Communications, UGE 1000, School of Information Sciences, Detroit Area Library Network (DALNET) and Library Administrative Services. For more information, please visit: http://www.lib.wayne.edu/

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

Salary and rank to be determined commensurately with qualifications and experience. The university offers an array of outstanding benefits including dental and health care plan options, TIAA-CREF or Fidelity, tuition assistance for employees and family, relocation assistance and liberal vacation allowance.

 

APPLICATION:

Review of applications will begin on Feb. 1, 2019 and close Feb 15, 2019. Wayne State University's ON-LINE HIRING SYSTEM is where the application will need to be submitted including a complete resume or CV, letter of interest, and contact information for at least three professional references. Please visit the WSU jobs website to apply - posting number 044136. Please direct questions about the position to the chair of the SIS Associate Dean Search Committee, Dr. Kafi Kumasi at ak4901@wayne.edu.

 

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION are woven into our mission and our strategic plan. We value all people and understand that their unique experiences, talents and perspectives make us a stronger organization and better individuals. We strive to make this campus a welcoming and inclusive environment for everyone. Wayne State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

OUR MISSION: We will create and advance knowledge, prepare a diverse student body to thrive, and positively impact local and global communities.
OUR VISION: We will be a pre-eminent, public, urban research university known for academic and research excellence, success across a diverse student body, and meaningful engagement in its urban community.

OUR VALUES: While our vision and mission show where we want to go, our values guide us on the way. They cut across organizational boundaries, bind us culturally, and permeate our strategic and tactical initiatives. They are the defining traits of the Wayne State community.

COLLABORATION: When we work together, drawing upon various talents and perspectives, we achieve better results.
INTEGRITY: We keep our word, live up to our commitments and are accountable to ourselves and each other.

INNOVATION: We are unafraid to try new things and learn by both failure and success.
EXCELLENCE: We strive for the highest quality outcomes in everything we do.

Learn more about what defines Wayne State and explore our 2016-21 strategic plan, Distinctively Wayne State University (https://strategicplan.wayne.edu/download/strategic-plan.pdf).

 



Please visit the WSU jobs website to apply - posting number 044136. 

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Open Rank Position in Human Information Information Behavior, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

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

 

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

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



Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

 

About the School of Information Science & Learning Technologies:

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



To Apply:

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

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

 

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Systems Librarian, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

William Paterson University invites applications for a twelve month tenure-track position as a Systems Librarian. Under the direct supervision of the Head of Library Information Systems, the Systems Librarian is primarily responsible for the administration of all components and delivery of technical support for the library's library services platform/integrated library system. The successful candidate participates in departmental planning and projects, as well as the User Education and Liaison programs.  Serves on Library, University, regional and national committees as appropriate.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Administers and configures the Library's integrated library system, comprised of system administration, security, users, profiles, policies, circulation, acquisitions, cataloging, serials management, and statistical data reporting.
  • Serves as primary technical liaison with ILS vendor, Ex Libris.
  • Troubleshoots hardware and software problems with Voyager and other library systems.
  • Provides technical support for the management of OCLC software and services.
  • Works collaboratively with the Resource Management/Library Information Systems Team to coordinate database maintenance, batch loading of records and interdepartmental projects.
  • Uses a variety of software tools to extract and manipulate data from various sources.
  • Develops and implements procedures to integrate various systems and serves on committees.
  • Participates in departmental and User Education programs.
  • Serves as a liaison to assigned departments in collection development activities.

 

Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited MLS, or equivalent (by time of appointment)
  • A second graduate degree is required for tenure
  • Experience working with databases and SQL.
  • Working knowledge of a programming/scripting language.
  • Computer knowledge necessary to perform technical-support related tasks.
  • Demonstrated commitment to service and professional development.

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • At least one (1) year of professional experience working with library systems.
  • Second graduate degree.
  • System administration experience.
  • Excellent oral, written communication and interpersonal skills.

 

Invitation to apply:

Please click to apply - https://wpunj.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=304

 

Interested candidates will be prompted to:

  • Complete and application
  • Submit a cover letter & CV
  • Provide names/contacts of three professional references

 

Submission of all documents listed above is required for consideration.

Review of application will begin immediately and continue until filled.

 

Please email talent@wpunj.edu with general questions related to this application process.

 

About William Paterson:

William Paterson University is the third most diverse public university in New Jersey. As a longstanding member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), we have been designated by the US Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. William Paterson University is also proud to be designated as a NASA MSI (Minority Serving Institution). The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 10,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

 

The Clery Act (The Jean Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistic Act) requires all institutions of higher learning to make available to prospective employees our agency's Annual Security Report. A copy of this information is available on the University Police Department website at the Clery Act page. A paper copy of this report can be obtained at the University Police Department upon request.

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Head of User Services/User Experience Librarian, California State University - San Marcos, San Marcos, CA

CSUSM is pleased to invite applications for the Head of User Services/User Experience Librarian in the University Library at the level of Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian. This position is tenure-track. The CSUSM Library, one of twenty-three libraries in the California State University System, supports the campus' mission to place the student as an active participant in the learning process. The Library works collaboratively with the campus community to provide a dynamic learning environment and experiences within and beyond the classroom as well as access to information needed to foster curiosity and scholarly inquiry.

The 200,000 square foot Kellogg Library has five floors that include more than 40 group study rooms and 300 computers, and is a gateway to more than 180 electronic databases and 550,000 books and e-books. We welcome individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to join our growing organization of over 50 skilled faculty librarians and staff members, who support teaching, learning, research and creative endeavors at one of the fastest-growing universities in the California State University System. The CSUSM Library's Strategic Plan, 2015-2020 can be found at https://biblio.csusm.edu/strategic-plan.



DUTIES

The University Library at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) seeks an innovative Head of User Services/User Experience (HoUS/UX) Librarian.

Reporting to the Dean of the Library, the HoUS/UX Librarian will provide leadership, guidance, and strategic direction to the User Services Department and foster a creative, collaborative, and team-oriented work environment. As a unit head, the HoUS/UX Librarian will provide lead work direction for twelve User Services staff and support the work of the Engagement & Inclusion Librarian. The User Services Department comprises the functional areas of circulation, course reserves, user engagement and outreach, stacks management, and media, as well as multiple physical and online services. Other unit head responsibilities include serving on the Library's leadership team and facilitating communication and coordination with other departments in the Library.

The HoUS/UX Librarian will provide leadership in developing, evaluating, and implementing innovative, user-focused academic information/resource services for the University community as well as fostering an environment of responsive, welcoming services and spaces. While primarily a department head position, the incumbent will explore and contribute to the design of emerging user services technologies and develop forward-thinking approaches to the delivery of excellent public services in an organization committed to the teaching, learning, and the research endeavors of the University.

 Specific Duties

  • Serves as the head for the User Services Department. Provides lead work direction for User Services staff.
  • Supports the activities of the Engagement and Inclusion Librarian to provide outreach services and develop Library exhibits and events.
  • Makes recommendations to the Dean on department budget, staff, and facility needs.
  • Represents the User Services Department on the Library's leadership team.
  • Employs UX best practices and theory to provide leadership and vision in developing and improving innovative, user-centered Library-wide public services, spaces, policies, and procedures.
  • In collaboration with relevant Library stakeholders, provides leadership on issues surrounding access and use of print and electronic resources.
  • Provides interpretation and guidance for User Services staff on copyright legislation impacting higher education.
  • Pursues a strong research agenda within the field of academic librarianship or job-related field.
  • Actively participates in library, university and/or professional-level service commitments.
  • Other duties as assigned.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

ALA-accredited MLS or international equivalent. Demonstrated experience supervising or directing the work of staff. Demonstrated experience working in a user services or similar department in a library. Demonstrated success in leadership of a user services or similar unit within a library. Demonstrated success in collaborative work focused on developing user-centered services and/or processes. Demonstrated potential for meeting the requirements for tenure and promotion under the Library's criteria for professional performance, scholarship and service. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Published and/or presented research related to user services/user experience in academic libraries. Participation in local, regional or national professional organizations. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated intercultural competence with diverse groups in professional performance, research, and/or service.

Demonstrated experience and/or expertise in:

  • Working in an environment where both faculty and staff are unionized
  • Working with the Ex Libris integrated library system
  • Integrating library services into a campus learning management system
  • Developing both physical and virtual library spaces that center student learning
  • Applying user experience assessment theories and methodologies

Knowledge of:

  • Contemporary copyright issues, open access initiatives, and trends in scholarly communication
  • Current trends in media collections
  • Assistive technology and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) formatting and compliance



APPLICATION: 

Applications must include:

Submit application and direct any inquiries to:

USXLIB@csusm.edu 

A review of applications will commence January 14, 2019; however, the position will remain open until filled. 



The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups. 

This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. An offer of appointment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, including a criminal records check, and may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.

CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit Faculty Opportunities for more information.

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

 

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Open Rank Tenure-Track/Tenured Position, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

The School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for an open rank tenure-track or tenured position with a focus on Applied Technology and/or Data Science. We are seeking candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: Data Analytics, Cybersecurity, Mobile App Development, Text Mining, Information Retrieval, Data Ethics, or User Experience Design. The ideal candidate must demonstrate the ability to teach one or more of the required courses for the bachelor's or master's programs in online and in person environments.

The successful applicant for this position will join the OU SLIS faculty in the education of undergraduate, master's and doctoral students in various capacities including teaching courses, supervising independent courses, advising, and serving on students' committees. The teaching responsibilities include two courses per semester. The faculty member will conduct scholarly research resulting in publications in peer reviewed journals, book chapters, edited books, books, and conference papers. Seeking opportunities for internal and external funding is also expected. Additionally, the candidate will be committed to engagement in service to the profession and in the shared governance within the university.

The position is based on the Norman campus and will begin August 16, 2019. The salary is competitive and is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Oklahoma offers an excellent benefits program. For further benefits information please access the Human Resources website at http://hr.ou.edu/.

 

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

The School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Oklahoma was established in 1929 and is situated within the College of Arts and Sciences. It has recently become an affiliate member of the iSchool consortium. The School has faculty in residence at both the Norman and Tulsa campuses, and faculty teach students at both locations, and online students in a variety of locations. The School has long-standing MLIS and bachelor's programs, along with a new Ph.D. in Information Studies and several new graduate certificate programs. The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a Carnegie R1 comprehensive public research university known for excellence in research, teaching, and community engagement. It serves the educational, cultural, economic, and health-care needs of the state, region, and nation from three campuses: Norman, the Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, and the Schusterman Center in Tulsa. OU enrolls over 30,000 students and has more than 2,700 full-time faculty members in 21 colleges. The 277-acre Research Campus in Norman was named the No. I research campus in the nation by the Association of Research Parks in 2013. The University of Oklahoma's beautiful, bustling campus is nestled in the heart of Norman, the state's third largest city, located just south of Oklahoma City. Norman combines the charm of a college town, the sophistication of a cosmopolitan city and the history and culture of the American West. With outstanding schools, amenities, and a low cost of living, Norman is a perennial contender on the "Best Places to Live" rankings. With a cost of living close to 15 percent less than the national average, Norman is a very affordable city. In fall 2014, Time ranked Norman the "least expensive city to raise children." For more information visit: http://soonerway.ou.edu and http://www.ou.edu/flipbook.

Qualifications

Research

Successful candidates will:

  • Have a record of research and scholarship with current publications and a passion for developing innovative and cross-cutting research, publishing, participating in scholarly conferences, and pursuing external grant funding
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external faculty on cross-disciplinary projects
  • Show impact through external and internal grant funding, scholarly recognition through expected channels such as citations by other researchers as measured by bibliometrics/altmetrics, invited lectures and presentations, and through awards (best conference paper, association awards, etc.)

Teaching and Service

Successful candidates will be able to:

  • Teach required and elective Information Science, Data Science, and Technology (IS/DS/Tech) courses for the SLIS undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Develop new IS/DS/Tech courses to expand and strengthen the undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Help guide the continual improvement of current degree programs
  • Advise master's and Ph.D. students
  • Serve on department, college, and university committees
  • Be actively involved in local, national, and international scholarly/professional information and data science organizations
  • Pursue community engagement opportunities such as interacting with local industry/employers on service learning projects for students, internship placements, and promoting our students and graduates
  • Have interest and experience in the design and delivery of courses in a variety of formats including on-campus, interactive video, online, and blended.

 

EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS

Required Qualifications

  • A doctorate in information studies, computer science, informatics, or a related field is required at the time of appointment
  • An active and productive research program
  • Experience with technology and/or data science tools and methods

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge and skills in applied technology, information science, and/or data science tools and methods
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching that engages students in hands-on skill development
  • A sustained research program and a record of top-tier, peer-reviewed, or other high-impact scholarly publication
  • Experience with collaborative, cross-disciplinary research and a record of external funding
  • Leadership in research, instruction, and/or service

Application Instructions

Applications should be submitted online via ByCommittee (https://apply.interfolio.com/58616) and should include a letter of application, a statement of research interests, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

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Data Services Librarian, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

The Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) at University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) seeks an innovative, forward-thinking Data Services Librarian to develop robust research data-related services for UMB faculty, staff, and students.  This dynamic librarian will guide and expand the Library's efforts in data management planning, discovery and access of research data, data sharing and publication, and data visualization.  The Data Services Librarian will actively collaborate with faculty and staff within the HS/HSL and withpartners throughout the University.

This new position is a member of the Services Division, home to information services, research and education services, and bioinformation services. This is a permanent status-eligible full-time, non-tenure track faculty position reporting to the Associate Director of Services. For more information about the HS/HSL, visit http://hshsl.umaryland.edu/.  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop research services related to the discovery, management, analysis, and visualization of research data.
  • Identify software and tools supportingthe discovery, management, analysis, and visualization of research data.
  • Deliver expert one-on-one consultations to faculty, students, and staff supporting research data needs.
  • Develop and lead dynamic in-person and online instructional programming on data-related topics and tools.
  • Engage with University partners integrating research data services into administrative units and academic programs within UMB schools (dentistry, graduate school, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, social work). 
  • Promote research collaboration and data sharing by developing a marketing strategy and conducting outreach activities to grow the UMB Data Catalog, a searchable collection of records describing datasets.
  • Participate actively in committees within the HS/HSL, the University, and professional organizations.
  • Pursue research and professional development activities.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master of Library Science or equivalent advanced degree from an ALA-accredited program.
  • Background in working with qualitative and/or quantitative research data.
  • Experience with scientific programming (such as R, Python) and statistical software (such as SPSS and SAS).
  • Knowledge of data repositories and public data sets in the health sciences.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated service orientation and skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.

 

PREFERRED:

  • Certification in data science or advanced training in data handling.
  • Experience in a health sciences environment.
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau or D3.js.
  • Experience providing instruction to a range of audiences, including faculty and students.
  • Familiarity with the HIPAA privacy rule and federal human subjects research guidelines.

 

APPLICATIONS:

Application materials must include a CV/resume; cover letter which includes the source of advertisement; 3 references including names, 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 January 31, 2019. Interested applicants should apply using the following link: http://bit.ly/DataLibrarian.  

 

MINIMUM SALARY: $55,000, 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 6,500 students, and over 7,300 faculty and staff members on UMB's 71-acre research and technology complex consisting of 67 buildings including the University of Maryland BioPark. 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/.

 

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.

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Library Director, Ames Public Library, Ames, IA

Join Ames Public Library's team of passionate staff, engaged volunteers, and diverse partners in the heart of our vibrant community.

Ames Public Library's mission is to connect people to the world of ideas--in our recently-expanded building, on our Bookmobile, through outreach, and of course digitally.

We are looking for a director that understands the changing role of a modern public library, inspires creativity and innovation, supports the welcoming and inclusive environment that our community expects and celebrates, and nurtures connections with community partners and leaders.

 

Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on February 11th.

Under the administrative direction of the Ames Public Library Board of Trustees and in cooperation with city officials, the Library Director plans, directs, and coordinates all Library fiscal, operational and personnel activities to achieve the Library mission, goals and objectives within the context of community need and priorities; performs related work as required.


Specific Job Duties Include:

  • Plans, directs, coordinates, and assures the efficiency and effectiveness of all Library operations, facilities, services, collections and programs
  • Provides information, alternatives and recommendations regarding policy and service issues to the Library Board
  • Implements Board decisions
  • Develops protocol and procedures for Library operations, services, and programs
  • Develops and implements methods to measure community needs and Library effectiveness
  • Develops and implements short and long term strategic plans
  • Represents the Library in interactions with City administration, including active participation as a member of the City Manager's Executive Leadership Team
  • Prepares and presents reports to the City Manager and City Council

  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other governmental agencies, civic and community groups and the general public
  • Acts as liaison with a variety of local, regional and statewide organizations to develop collaborative relationships and promote the goals and objectives of the Library
  • Makes public presentations
  • Responds to public inquiries and complaints
  • Represents the Library in professional organizations and on local boards and committees

  • Directs the selection, training, performance review and discipline of Library employees
  • Develops Library staff as a strong team through leadership, mentoring and providing staff development opportunities
  • Communicates with staff to determine vision and operational needs

  • Directs the preparation, presentation, and administration of the Library budget and capital improvement plan
  • Directs the application for grants and county, state and federal funds to enhance Library programs
  • Ensures proper and efficient use of all Library funds
  • Serves as an ex-officio director and administration support for the board of the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation
  • Advocates for the Library's interests with governmental agencies at the county, state, and federal level
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations


Each employee is expected to continually strive to bring shared values to life through our Excellence Through People organizational culture. ETP values include committing to continuous improvement, inspiring creativity and innovation, being customer driven, making data-driven decisions, championing employee involvement, striving for excellence, having fiscal stewardship, acting with honesty and integrity, exhibiting leadership, choosing a positive attitude, respecting one another, promoting safety and wellness, and cultivating teamwork. For leaders, this includes creating a work culture that brings these values to life. For all employees, this includes maintaining a Total City Perspective. The purpose of ETP is to deliver exceptional services to the public at the best price, and for employees to experience an enjoyable and stimulating work environment.

 

                                                                                                                                         

Requirements:

     Education and Experience: Masters of Library Science degree from a graduate school accredited by the American Library Association required. Must have seven years of increasingly responsible experience in public library management, including three years at the senior staff or management level.

     Licenses and Certificates: Public Library Certification by the State Library of Iowa (for further information, see www.statelibraryofiowa.org/ld/c-d/cert/director-certification/copy_of_table-layout-director-cert).


For more information about this opportunity, please visit www.AmesPublicLibrary.org/Director

                     

To apply, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofames/jobs/2285555/library-director

 

 

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Librarian II/Specialist II, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, NY

Founded in 1925 and named a National Historic Landmark in 2017, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is one of the world's leading cultural institutions devoted to the collection, preservation, and study of materials focused on African American, African Diaspora, and African experiences. The Schomburg Center, featuring diverse programming and collections spanning over 10 million items, has for over nine decades illuminated the richness of black history, arts, and experience worldwide. As a key part of one of the largest public library systems in the world, the Schomburg Center is committed to maximizing free and public access to its collections, exhibitions, educational activities, and much of its programming. 

 

The Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division enables researchers to work directly with original, rare, and unique source materials. Beginning with rare treasures from Arturo Alfonso Schomburg's personal holdings, the collection has grown since Arturo Schomburg's collection was acquired in 1926. Today, the Division holds more than 5,000 rare books, nearly 1,000 manuscript collections, and 15,000 pieces of sheet music and rare printed material, with more added annually.

 

The Librarian II/Specialist II is responsible for providing reference services in the Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division and providing basic reference services and assisting with collection processing in the Art and Artifacts Division. The reference librarian interfaces with the public and the research community, performing an important public service function within the Schomburg Center and the field itself. The reference librarian will work 35 hours per week to be scheduled between Monday and Saturday, 10:00am-6:00pm, and some evenings and weekends as required. Schedule is subject to change.

 

Principal Responsibilities

Reporting to Curator of Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books and working closely with the Curator of Art & Artifacts, the Reference Librarian will:

 

Public Services - Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division (80%)

  • Provide onsite reference and referral services, written and remote reference assistance, and subject expertise in the Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division of the Schomburg Center 
  • Provide in-depth research assistance to users via one-on-one consultations
  • Participate in outreach activities such as class visits, group presentations, and donor and membership tours
  • Update and create content for Web pages, user guides and training materials
  • Maintain a personal program of continuous education and professional development
  • Perform other duties as required

 

Reference Service and Collection Processing - Art and Artifacts Division (20%)

  • Respond to basic reference inquiries
  • Log new accessions into the ephemeral and material culture collections
  • Maintain the Artist Files research resource

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited Master's degree in library, archival or information studies, or Master's degree in liberal arts or humanities and successful completion of archival training
  • Knowledge of African American, African and African diasporan history
  • Demonstrated experience providing reference service in a library or archival repository
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Successfully demonstrated initiative, accuracy, attention to detail, judgment, and ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Demonstrated digital literacy skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of archival theory, practice, and national and international standards and best practices.
  • Advanced degree in any of the following: African American History/Studies/Literature, Africana Studies, or cultural studies

 

Physical Duties

  • Limited physical effort is required
  • Light lifting required, including shifting ofoversize folders and containers
  • Lifting up to 40 lbs. required
  • May require travel within NYC
  • Daily use of a computer
  • Pushing/pulling fully loaded book carts and racks

 

Starting Salary

USD $52,248.00/Yr.

Union / Non Union

Local 1930


To view the full position and apply, please click here. 

 

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Community Engagement Archivist/Librarian, University of North Carolina - Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

The J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte is seeking a Community Engagement Archivist to initiate and carry out collaborations in the Greater Charlotte region that support the mission of Special Collections & University Archives to preserve and share Charlotte's diverse history. Our oral history and manuscript collection strengths include civil rights and LGBTQ+ history, neighborhood planning and urban development, education, politics, and motorsports.

 

Position Overview: 

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the job responsibilities and essential functions for library faculty should be interpreted in the context of the Library's strategic plan.

Library faculty engage in service to the University, community, and profession. We create physical and digital environments that encourage learning and innovation, build and preserve collections, support research, and advance scholarship. We provide access to and promote the discovery of information. We help our communities become proficient information users and lifelong learners. Library faculty serve current and future UNCCharlotte students, faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the Greater Charlotte and global community by sustaining the intellectual and creative life, and facilitating lifelong learning, discovery, and engagement.

Library faculty are expected to collaborate within the Library and beyond in the performance of professional duties that may include, but are not limited to: selecting, organizing, preserving, and facilitating access to materials; supporting teaching, learning, and research; providing outreach to the campus and community; and developing and maintaining digital and technological innovations.

Library faculty participate in scholarly research, creative endeavors, and professional activities to serve the Library, the University, and the information professions. Library faculty are strongly encouraged to pursue external funding for library-related initiatives.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Engages individuals, families, and organizations in the greater Charlotte region in efforts to preserve and share the region's diverse history through projects involving manuscripts, oral histories, and/or community archives.
  • Provides reference and instruction services in the Special Collections & University Archives reading room (10-12 hours/week).
  • Engages with faculty and colleagues to promote and support the inclusion of community archives and public history-related service-learning initiatives into the curriculum.
  • In collaboration with colleagues in the Library, plans events and conducts other outreach activities to raise community awareness of Special Collections and University Archives materials and services.
  • Assists with creating social media posts, community relations, and exhibits.
  • May contribute to arrangement, description, and/or digitization activities in the unit.
  • Engages in professional service and scholarship.
  • Participates in committees and faculty governance in the Library and on campus.
  • May supervise temporary staff and/or students.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Qualifications: 

The minimum academic credential required for applicants for faculty positions in Atkins Library is completion of a master's degree in the field of library and information science from a program accredited by the American Library Association by time of interview.

Graduation with master's degree in a specialized area directly relevant to the position description may be an acceptable substitute in certain situations if approved by the Dean. A second masters in another discipline or an earned doctorate is highly desirable.

     Preferred: 

  • Minimum one year of experience working in an archival or library setting (including internships, student and volunteer work, community archiving, etc.)
  • Commitment to continuous personal and professional improvement in cultural diversity competence.
  • Commitment to fostering an environment of mutual respect and inclusion in the community, reading room, classroom and workplace.
  • Ability to initiate and lead collaborations with diverse constituencies.
  • Familiarity with community archiving and oral history concepts, ethics, and practices.
  • Experience providing services to the public in a library, archives, retail, food service, nonprofit, government, or other setting.
  • Demonstrated interest in the history of culture and people of the South.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.


For more information and to apply: jobs.uncc.edu/postings/25353

 

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

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Reference Librarian Instructor, Highline College, Des Moines, WA

Highline College (located in Des Moines, Washington) is recruiting for a full-time, 9‑month tenure‑track Reference Librarian position (linkstarting fall quarter, September 17, 2019.  The reference librarian will provide research assistance and individualized instruction to students, faculty, staff, and the public. The reference librarian will collaborate with discipline faculty to teach information literacy to students in variety of classes across the curriculum including BAS (Bachelor of Applied Science) classes. As a member of the reference department, the librarian will share responsibility for collection development.  The reference librarian will provide support to improve equity and student achievement, specifically to cohorts of underserved students. The reference department is instrumental in leading open educational resources (OER) use and expansion. The reference librarian is service oriented, requiring excellent social, communication, and collaboration skills.  


Highline College is situated in a diverse community just 20 minutes south of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 70% students of color, representing over 35 nations and more than 100 languages. It ranks fifth in the nation for racial and ethnic diversity for public colleges. The college embraces equity, inclusion, and social justice, with the core goals of Student Attainment, Diversity, Community Engagement, and Sustainability.



For a more detailed description of the position and qualifications, and to apply, please view the position at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/highline/jobs/2298624/reference-librarian-instructor-tenure-track.

To ensure full consideration, please follow instructions carefully and fill out the online form completely including the supplemental question regarding diversity. 

Deadline to apply is February 8, 2019 at 4pm.

 

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Data Librarian and Assistant/Associate Professor, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

The University Libraries at Western Michigan University seeks candidates for the position of Data Librarian. This exciting new opportunity supports Western Michigan University's commitment to be a learner centered, discovery driven, and globally engaged institution by supporting campus efforts in three key areas: cultivating and participating in campus research collaborations, consulting with researchers, and delivering educational programming.

 

Responsibilities:

The Data Librarian will lead new library efforts to support the emerging data needs for a wide range of stakeholders, such as campus researchers, students, and the Office of the Vice President for Research. This new role will define the future of data services within WMU libraries, work to identify campus needs, and develop a new service portfolio to assist the campus community on how to better use, manage, communicate, and preserve data. The Librarian will develop new partnerships to increase the visibility and usability of data resources, support scholarly communications, and deliver instruction on best and emerging practices.

 

As a tenure track, fiscal-year (12 month) appointment, the Librarian will report to the Associate Dean for Resources and Digital Strategies and work as a team member in the Research Services Department. This innovative new area is responsible for the curation, preservation, and promotion of specialized collections, planning and executing digital projects, and providing research and educational services to support of specific program areas. The position will participate in library-wide activities and committees and may also supervise staff.

 

In support of the Libraries' commitment to professional development, the Librarian will enjoy many opportunities to develop a professional record. Travel funding will be provided, with support for presenting at conferences, publishing in professional publications, and developing leadership experience. 

 

Requirements:

A master's degree from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) or an international equivalent as identified by ALA is required. Candidates with advanced graduate coursework or professional experience are encouraged to apply.


Required Applicant Documents:

Cover Letter highlighting your qualifications
Curriculum Vitae
List of References 

Please use the following link to view the full job description and apply. 

 

Visit https://wmich.edu/hr/jobs for further information regarding the position requirements and application procedures. Review of applications will begin February 11, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.



Location:

The position will be based on Western Michigan University's main campus in Kalamazoo, MI. The expected start date is summer 2019.

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has placed WMU among the 76 public institutions in the nation designated as research universities with high research activities.

Western Michigan University is located midway between Chicago and Detroit in the vibrant community of Kalamazoo, Michigan. Known as a center for innovative health sciences research and the home of two nationally-ranked institutions of higher learning--Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College--Kalamazoo enjoys being a center for higher education and the sixth largest metropolitan area in Michigan. Kalamazoo is home of the nationally recognized Kalamazoo Promise, where graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools receive free tuition to attend public and private colleges in Michigan. Kalamazoo offers a wealth of cultural and recreational activities, including numerous outdoor recreation activities, unique commerce and shopping, and numerous cultural organizations. For more information, please visit:https://wmich.edu/about/kalamazoo

 

Western Michigan University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

 

 

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John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Archival Fellowship, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

The Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library, a unit of Princeton University Library's Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, offers the John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Archival Fellowship for one graduate student each year. This fellowship provides a summer of work experience for a graduate student interested in pursuing an archival career.

 

The 2019 Fellow will gain experience in both technical and public services. The Fellow will work under the guidance of Annalise Berdini, Digital Archivist, Amanda Ferrara, Public Services Project Archivist, and Valencia L. Johnson,  Project Archivist for Student Life. Projects for 2019 will include processing the Richard Holbrooke papers, collaborating with staff on digital processing projects, participating in the reference rotation, answering remote reference inquiries, with the potential for other projects such as assisting in the installation of a campus exhibit, and other duties as assigned. Previous fellows and their work are listed on our website.

 

The 10 to 12-week fellowship program provides a stipend of $950 per week. In addition, fellows are expected to attend the Society of American Archivists' annual conference in Austin, Texas in August; travel, registration, and hotel costs to conference will be reimbursed. The fellowship program is flexible in its start date: the fellow may start the program as early as May. The total length of the fellowship must equal at least 10 weeks but no more than 12 weeks, not including the travel week at the annual conference of the Society of American Archivists, and will conclude by the beginning of September.

 

Requirements: Successful completion of at least 12 graduate semester hours (or the equivalent) applied toward an advanced degree in archives, library or information management, American history, American studies, or museum studies; demonstrated interest in the archival profession; and good organizational and communication skills. Applicants within one year of completing their graduate degree are also eligible to apply. The Library highly encourages applicants from under-represented communities to apply. 

 

The Mudd Library houses the Princeton University Archives and a collection of 20th-century public policy papers. The more than 35,000 linear feet of archival and manuscript material are widely used by local, national, and international researchers. More than 2,000 visitors use the Mudd Library reading room each year and its staff field some 2,000 remote reference inquiries annually. For more information about the Mudd Manuscript Library visit: http://rbsc.princeton.edu/mudd

 

To apply: Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and two letters of recommendation to mudd@princeton.edu. Any questions about the application process or position can be sent to the same email. 

 

Applications must be received by Monday, March 1, 2019 at 5 pm. Zoom interviews will be conducted with the top candidates and the successful candidate will be notified by April 5, 2019.

 

Please note: University housing will not be available to the successful candidate. Interested applicants should consider their housing options carefully and may wish to consult the TigerTrade, the online campus bulletin board or the Princeton University Off-campus Housing websitefor more information on this topic.

 

Princeton University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

 

 

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Subject Librarian for Physical Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Computer Science and Engineering, University at Albany Libraries, Albany, NY

The University at Albany Libraries (State University of New York, Albany, NY) seek an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, creative librarian to serve as the subject librarian for chemistry, physics, mathematics and statistics, computer science, and engineering. This position supports several programs within the College of Arts and Sciences and the new College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Other subject responsibilities may be assigned contingent on the successful candidate's qualifications and institutional needs. This position reports to the Director of Collections and requires travel between uptown and downtown campus locations.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the subject liaison to the assigned departments and provides outreach to and support for faculty and students
  • Evaluates, maintains and develops library collections and manages subject acquisitions budgets
  • Participates in library projects and initiatives
  • Provides subject-related instruction and teaches workshops
  • Provides in-depth research consultation and support for scholarly communication services for faculty and students in the assigned subject areas
  • Collaborates with colleagues responsible for related disciplines to provide coverage for interdisciplinary subjects
  • Creates and maintains subject websites and research guides
  • 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.

 

Academic rank: Assistant Librarian or Senior Assistant Librarian (rank will be determined by the successful candidate's qualifications)

 

For additional information, including qualification requirements and application instructions:

https://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=106095

 

Application deadline: February 13, 2019

 

The University at Albany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA employer.

 

About the University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research, and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,900 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses. Located in Albany, NY, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City, and the Adirondacks.

 

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Assistant to the Executive Director, Sno-Isle Libraries, Marysville, WA

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

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

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

Applications time out after 30 minutes. It is recommended that you save often, or copy and paste your supplemental question responses from a Word document to ensure no progress is lost.

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Assistant to the Executive Director

Location: Service Center (Marysville)
Pay Range: $6,075.33 - $8,413.60 Monthly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 15322

Closing Date: February 1, 2019


Job Summary:
Provides high level administrative support to the Library Executive Director, Board of Trustees, and Leadership Team. Incumbent operates in an environment characterized by involvement in broad system-wide issues and interaction with a variety of internal and external stakeholders on complex, confidential and sensitive matters. Performs a wide variety of administrative functions that affect District-wide issues which require the independent managing of multiple tasks and projects with competing priorities and deadlines. Other tasks include the screening and prioritizing of communications from external and internal sources, developing internal and external contacts throughout the organization and communities, and maintaining the administrative processes and public records for the Library District and Library Capital Facility Areas.

Essential Functions:
Provides administrative support for the Executive Director to include calendar management, phone screening, both internal and external meeting scheduling, travel and conference arrangements, travel reimbursement preparation, correspondence and report preparation.

Provides administrative support for the Board of Trustees to include monthly Board meeting materials and agenda preparation, meeting minutes, record keeping, accuracy review of staff reports, distribution and mailing, incoming and outgoing correspondence, conference and travel arrangements, and expense report preparation.

Maintains positive relationships with community stakeholders, local government officials, and local library advisory boards and Friends groups.

May represent the Executive Director at meetings.

Provides Library District record maintenance to include the annexation agreements with cities, external contracts document log, central filing system, record retention, and information required for State audits.

Provides support for the Library District's Capital Facility Areas (LCFAs) to include the coordination with County officials to schedule meetings, preparation of meeting agendas, meeting minutes, resolutions, and essential documents, as well as record management and maintenance.

Works directly with attorney(s) to prepare official documents for LCFA governing bodies.

Provides grammatical and content editing of external and district-wide documents for Communications Director, Administrative Services Director, and other departments.

Prepares worksheets, tables, and makes statistical calculations for budget documents and other financial records.

Develops and maintains District-wide stakeholder contact database to include data gathering, analysis, and report preparation.

Initiates projects, research assignments, budget management, administration procedures and activities as well as the production and review of documents, reports, and financial information for the Executive Director as directed.

Ensures that stakeholder information is passed from or to the Executive Director accurately and in a timely manner and that those important decisions/actions are not delayed or mismanaged.

 

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Assistant Librarian (Electronic Resources Librarian), Utah State University, Logan, UT

Open Date: 12/18/2018 

Review Date: 01/17/2019 

Job Category: Faculty 

Department: Library & Information Services 

College/Unit: Library & Instructional Support 

Location: Logan Campus 

Posting Duration: Open Until Filled 

 

Position Summary:

This position manages the Libraries' collection of electronic resources and works collaboratively with stakeholders throughout the Library, University, and consortia as needed. The Libraries provide a combination of owned, subscribed, on-­demand, and Open Access materials through local and consortial arrangements. The Electronic Resources Librarian plays a key role in day-to-day operations by maintaining various points of access to these materials, including through local systems and vendor interfaces. This position provides leadership for navigating the complex, ever­changing role of electronic resources and communicating those changes to the institution. A paraprofessional dedicated to electronic resources supports the work of this position as do a number of collegial and collaborative cross-functional committees. The position reports to the Head of Collection Management & Resource Sharing and is a tenure-track Assistant Librarian position with a scholarship requirement and generous support for presenting at professional conferences.  The Electronic Resources Librarian is a 12-month position with an anticipated start date of May/June 2019.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the acquisition and management of electronic resources
  • Collaborates with the Collection Development Librarian and department liaisons to assess and coordinate renewals and selection of new resources
  • Provides top-level support for e-­resource troubleshooting and ensures ongoing usability and accessibility
  • Promotes the Libraries' resources and provides trainings to Library employees
  • Manages administrative metadata in local and third­-party systems and knowledgebases (Innovative ERM, Encore Duet, Serials Solutions, etc.)
  • Negotiates and tracks licenses
  • Assists in budget projections
  • Works scheduled hours at the Research Help Desk

 

Dept/College Highlights:

Utah State University is a multi-campus land-grant institution serving a student population of 29,000. The main campus is situated in the beautiful Cache Valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City and offers an affordable cost of living.  USU is just minutes from two mountain ranges and within a half-day's drive of six national parks, providing a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities. The University benefits from the Merrill-Cazier Library, a beautiful, recently constructed building with an automatic retrieval system, allowing for creative and student-centered uses of space. 

Utah State University offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental with a 14.2% retirement contribution by the University, and 22 days/year vacation.

 

Qualifications:

     Minimum Qualifications:

  • ALA-­accredited MLS degree before hire date
  • Ability to gather, analyze, and report data
  • Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Excellent communication skills, including listening, writing, and speaking
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and perform complicated tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing assignments and needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in an academic or research library
  • Demonstrated technical-support skills
  • Familiarity with current issues in electronic resources
  • Experience training or teaching
  • Familiarity with technical standards and formats relevant to electronic resources such as SUSHI, OpenURL, and COUNTER, link resolvers, proxy authentication, and discovery platforms
  • Experience working with integrated library systems, such as Innovative Interface's library system Sierra
  • Familiarity with or experience administering an electronic resources management system (ERMS)

 

Opportunity Type: Full-Time w/benefits package 

Percent of Time or Hours per Week: 100 

Advertised Salary:

Salary commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits, including an additional annual retirement contribution of 14.2% of salary. 

Required Documents (The names and contact information of 3 references will be collected during the application process):

Cover Letter, Resume/CV

 

To view the full job description and apply, please follow this link. 

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National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship Program, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD

The National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship is a one-year residency program for recent library science graduates interested in a career in health sciences librarianship. The program combines curriculum and project work and is located at the National Library of Medicine on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

The Associate Fellowship provides knowledge and skills in project work ranging from:

  • Fundamentals of data science, and projects in data wrangling, data analysis, data visualization, programming, and data policy
  • Creation of online tutorials and educational videos, conducting user needs assessments
  • Development of an in-depth understanding of the development, production, implementation of NLM product and services


The Associate Fellowship offers opportunities for professional development through:

  • Participation in lectures, exercises, conferences, short and extended visits to other health sciences libraries
  • Workshops on work style, resume review, negotiation, and presentation skills
  • Mentorship from a program coordinator and NLM staff who serve as preceptors


The participant will receive an annual stipend of $56,233; additional $6,000 supplement for health insurance; relocation funding; and travel and training support to attend conferences.

Qualifications:

  •  Master's degree in an ALA-accredited library/information science program, earned by August of the year of appointment or within the previous two years. (Undergraduate degree can be in any major.)
  • Opportunity open to U.S. and Canadian citizens only. Note: Canadians with ALA-accredited Master's degrees should use the same application process as U.S. citizens. U.S. citizens will receive first preference.
  • Work experience in a library or health sciences environment.


For a full description of this opportunity and to submit your application, visit https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/NIH-NLM-2018-01

 

Application Deadline: January 25, 2019, 11:59 PM ET

For additional information about the program, see the National Library of Medicine Associate Fellows web site: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/about/training/associate/proginfo.html


If you have any questions, please send an email to nihprograms@orau.org

 

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Multiple Positions, Sno-Isle Libraries, Multiple Locations, WA

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

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

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

Applications time out after 30 minutes. It is recommended that you save often, or copy and paste your supplemental question responses from a Word document to ensure no progress is lost.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Collection Services Manager


Location: Service Center
Pay Range: $8,892.00 - $12,493.87 Monthly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 15159

This position will remain open until sufficient qualified applicants are received. To ensure first consideration, please submit your online application by January 13, 2019.

Sno-Isle Libraries seeks a self-motivated professional who is an innovative thinker and a strong communicator for the position of Collection Services Manager. This position will provide leadership and support to the Collection Services staff to ensure that the quality and timeliness of collection services align with the Library's strategic priorities.

Sno-Isle Libraries is a large, two-county library district in the beautiful north Puget Sound region of Washington State. District boundaries stretch from rugged timberlands to suburban centers, from rolling farmlands to the ocean vistas. Set in the fastest-growing corner of the state, Sno-Isle Libraries is home to a 1.2 million-item collection, serving more than 750,000 residents through 23 community libraries, a bookmobile, outreach services, and our website at www.sno-isle.org.

Job Summary
Direct the system-wide service for developing library collections by overseeing the selection, ordering, and cataloging of library materials and resources to assure that the collection meets the intellectual, recreational and learning needs of the geographically diverse communities served by the Library District.

The position is accountable for assuring the fiscal soundness of the materials budget and the Collection Services unit. The position also serves as consultant to all district librarians and staff responsible for the maintenance, promotion, display, and organization of the Library District's collection. The position also provides expert advice and assistance to staff who manage collection-related enterprise systems.

Essential Functions
Provide leadership and direction in the management of the Library District's materials selection and collection development service. This includes: directing and performing district-wide community needs analysis and collection assessments; supervising selectors' work to ensure that sound selection decisions are made; coordinating the development of collections for new or expanded library buildings; assisting and advising on the development of policies for selection of materials; guiding library staff on maintenance, assessment, and organization of local collections.

Provide effective leadership and direction including establishing, encouraging, and monitoring expectations for all Collection Services staff to assure excellence in the quality and timeliness of collection services that support the Library's mission, vision, and strategic priorities. This includes: interviewing, selecting, and training staff; scheduling and assigning staff to assure optimum service levels and uses of staff skills and abilities; coaching staff and arranging for or giving continuing training to enhance their capabilities and to enhance quality of service; and applying Library District personnel policies and procedures.

Assure the sound stewardship of budget resources for Collection Services, including working with the Director of Technical Services to develop and manage the annual materials budgets. Oversee all Collection Services budgets including the reconciliation of budget expenditure reports with the general ledger, and initiating corrective action as needed.

Analyze and evaluate department workflows and adjust priorities for staff to maximize operational efficiencies. Align priorities and work plans with the Library's strategic focus.

Respond to internal and external customers regarding collection inquiries, concerns, and Requests for Reconsideration of Library Materials.

Support the Library District by acting as a strategic Collection Services resource for community libraries staff. This includes: overseeing effective data analysis on collection size and use, using statistical tools provided by the Library District, providing training and coaching for staff to develop, maintain, and market attractive and well-used collections, and consulting with library staff on the evaluation and internal organization of and space planning for collections in new and existing community libraries.

Represent the Library with stakeholders, such as Library Boards, Friends, and other groups, as well as vendors and other library organizations about collection Services.

Senior IT Support Technician


Location: Service Center (Marysville)
Pay Range: $35.05 - $48.54 Hourly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 15173

Closing Date: January 13, 2019

Job Summary
The Senior IT Support Technician is a lead position that is responsible for providing customer-focused, expert-level support for the operation and functionality of end user hardware, software and connectivity throughout the Library organization.

The Senior IT Support Technician provides leadership to front-line support staff in the diagnosis and assignment of technology requests and leads projects and staff in the implementation and support of desktop technologies to support the Library's core service of providing access to computers and connectivity.

Essential Functions
Manage field technician schedules, lead the development of FAQs and instructional guides for the systems and hardware the support team is responsible for, and provide periodic training in areas such as Information Technology Service Management (ITSM), endpoint support, and application navigation.

Receive and process requests for technology support services leveraging Sno-Isle Library's ITSM tool. This includes determining the urgency of service requests and incidents for continuity of customer service, suggesting actions to users to overcome technical problems, and diagnosing the issue for assignment to appropriate staff. Work closely with other IT staff as needed to gather information to respond, track and follow-up on requests to ensure that issues are resolved.

Establish and lead desktop support process analysis and develop strategies for continuous improvement. Develop and make recommendations to the IT Managers on procedures and standards related to desktop usage and support processes.

Oversee the development and initialization of change requests made to the Change Advisory Board (CAB) regarding desktop support services.

Lead and collaborate with other staff to create and maintain a knowledge base repository which provides a collection of information that can be used to resolve customer requests.

Image, repair, install and provide technical support for staff and public networked computer hardware and software including printers and other associated peripherals.

Perform advanced systems diagnosis to determine issues and maintain all supported systems located in Libraries. This includes leveraging critical thinking skills to determine the correct course of action for each unique situations set of circumstances.

Provide after-hours support to library staff, as assigned. This may include performing after-hours work on site, remotely or by utilizing support contracts and coordinating repairs with vendors as needed.

Coordinate the third party repair of equipment, such as arranging for on-site or shipment of equipment to repair facility and coordinating with Administrative Services for the accounting and processing of payment, as directed by IT Enterprise Systems Manager.

Ensure the proper disposal of surplus equipment. Perform pre-disposal processes to wipe data from hard drives, remove usable items from equipment, arrange for disposal with third party recycler, provide appropriate documentation to Administrative Services and reflect changes in equipment inventory database.

Collaborate with Network and Server teams to perform routine, on-site maintenance and recovery tasks for networking and server equipment located in community libraries. This position may also be leveraged as "remote hands" in cases of emergency.

Librarian - PERS Eligible


Location: Granite Falls
Pay Range: $5,425.33 - $7,486.27 Monthly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 15176

Closing Date: January 11, 2019

This exciting new opportunity is for someone who is passionate about community engagement, enjoys public speaking and is able to effectively collaborate with a variety of library and school district staff to ensure the success of students.

The person selected will represent Sno-Isle in the Granite Falls and Lake Stevens communities with a focus on outreach to support student success and developing community partnerships to support strategic priorities, including increasing kindergarten readiness. Being a resource for staff regarding intellectual freedom issues, information services, collection maintenance, readers' advisory and strategic priorities is vital to this position. The librarian will maintain a high level of professionalism and accountability. The ideal candidate will be self-directing and comfortable holding a leadership role in special programming opportunities and community partnerships in alignment with strategic priorities under the direction of district and library managers.

This position will be supervised at the Granite Falls library but will work at both the Granite Falls library and the Lake Stevens library.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Represent the library to a wide variety of community groups.

Page *Continuous* Job 12201


Pay Range: $15.45 - $21.52 Hourly (15 hrs/wk)

Sno-Isle Libraries is accepting applications for Page positions on a continuous basis. Based on the need for positions or the functionality of this posting, we may suspend or discontinue it at any time.
 
This position may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays. Successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs.
 
About the Process:
Please indicate your interest in specific community libraries by selecting them in the application's supplemental questionnaire. Those who are invited to an interview will be contacted by phone. Successful incumbents will be placed in a retained pool and remain there until a position becomes available.
 
Job Summary
The Page II position will perform sorting, shelving, locating, materials movement and library support tasks at a community library to contribute to its effective operation.

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

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

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

Assist with shelf readings as assigned.

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

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Metadata Librarian, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C.

Metadata Librarian (Knowledge Analyst)- R&S-21251

Primary Location: DC-Washington

Employee Status: Regular

Overtime Status: Exempt

Job Type: Standard

Travel: No

Shift: Day Job

Years of Experience Required: 1

Education Required: Master's or Equivalent Exp.

Relocation Provided: Yes

Salary Grade Low: 24

Salary Grade High: 25

Posting Date: Dec 3, 2018

 

Position Description

The Knowledge Analyst participates in technical operations in the area of data and information acquisition, management, analysis or dissemination. The analyst provides analytical support to economists and other professionals at the Board and in the System. The support includes research and data services, information analysis, and contributions to the design and maintenance of metadata and knowledge management solutions.

 

Position Requirements

The Research Library at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is seeking an experienced Metadata Librarian (within the Knowledge Analyst job family). 

The Federal Reserve Board is the central bank of the United States, and its mission is to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and financial system. As a Federal Reserve staff member, you will play an important role in accomplishing this mission. The Research Library, with a full-time staff of 16 librarians and 2 technicians, offers a full array of desktop and customized library services to the approximately 2,700 staff members at the Board.

The Metadata Librarian leads efforts to manage metadata necessary for the discovery, access, and stewardship of varied information collections and data resources that support the Federal Reserve Board's mission. The librarian is responsible for the creation and management of descriptive metadata in multiple databases for diverse materials, including traditional print, serials, online resources, and datasets. As the subject matter expert, the incumbent will apply their in-depth knowledge of relevant standards, rules, and best practices to the creation, analysis, enrichment, normalization, and maintenance of metadata. The librarian will also use their metadata expertise to aid in collaborative, team-based efforts in the Research Library and throughout the Board to develop innovative discovery tools, further workflow automation, enrich the Board's Subject Taxonomy, and enhance the institutional repository of Board research. 

The responsibilities and duties will include: 

    • Providing subject matter expertise on library and metadata standards and authority control, recommending policies, developing processes and best practices, creating documentation, and keeping abreast of national and international developments in metadata standards, technologies, trends, and techniques
    • Original and complex copy cataloging and authority control for a variety of materials, including monographs, serials, news, and data assets, in accordance with current standards and rules such as RDA, LCSH, LCC, MARC, NACO authority rules
    • Ensuring an accurate inventory of print, serials, electronic resources, and data holdings
    • Metadata quality control, cleanup, editing, enhancement, migration, and mapping, using tools such as the ILS's native headings reports, MarcEdit, and/or OpenRefine, and use of regular expressions and SQL queries
    • Overseeing copy cataloging and physical processing workflow
    • Collaboration with colleagues in serials (including holdings and check-ins), dataset cataloging (including documenting legal terms of use), and ILS administration
    • Management of ERM (electronic resources module) coverage loads to support discoverability
    • Assistance with development of the Board's taxonomy, institutional repository, data inventories, and other innovative tools to enhance discovery and automate workflows
    • Participation as a member of various teams, including Collection Management, Technology, and Taxonomy and Metadata Teams
    • Liaison work with external groups at the Board and in the larger Federal Reserve System, especially regarding data assets
    • If necessary, assistance in managing vendor services and relationships  
    • Creation of the monthly recent acquisitions list    

 

Qualifications

Required:

  • MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Ability to solve problems independently or collaboratively, using sound judgment and analytical skills; ability to meet deadlines; excellent service-orientation; strong written and oral communication skills
  • Full-time experience in library systems, cataloging, and authority work, in a variety of formats, including monographs, electronic resources, serials, and, if possible, data assets
  • Mastery of original and complex copy cataloging standards and practices, such as MARC21, Dublin Core, FRBR, FRAD, RDA, AACR2-R, LCRI/LCPSs, LCSH, and LC classification schedules
  • Expertise in multiple types of metadata, including descriptive, structural, technical, and operational
  • Experience with metadata quality control, including use of automated routines for metadata maintenance
  • Experience working with library systems and metadata tools, including:  integrated library systems (ILS); OCLC Connexion; LC's Cataloger's Desktop and Class Web; MarcEdit, OpenRefine; RDA Toolkit
  • Familiarity with emerging standards and information technologies in the metadata and electronic resources management area
  • Knowledge of XML and linked data technologies (e.g., XSLT, RDF, OWL, SPARQL, BIBFRAME)
  • Experience analyzing and remediating existing metadata to meet current standards
  • Basic programming skills

Desired: 

  • Experience with institutional repository systems (e.g., OCLC CONTENTdm, Fedora, Omeka, DSpace, Dataverse, or comparable products)
  • Experience cataloging data assets
  • Familiarity with taxonomy development
  • SharePoint experience
  • Experience collecting and analyzing metrics for library services
  • Knowledge of economics, finance, and business
  • Knowledge of project management principles 

To view the full description and apply, please click here.

 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or application, membership, or service in the uniformed services.

 

 

**This federal agency is self-funded, so it is never affected by government shutdowns. 

 

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Research Archivist I, Amistad Research Center, New Orleans, LA

The Amistad Research Center, a non-profit independent archives specializing in the ethnic history of the United States and related topics, invites applicants for the full-time position of Reference Archivist I. This is a professional position reporting to the Head of Research Services. The Reference Archivist will work with Center staff to support the reference needs of the Center's constituency, staff and monitor the Center's reading room, and assist the unit head in developing instruction and outreach strategies and collaborations with relevant initiatives and programs.

This position works closely with Center administration and staff to provide quality service to a diverse constituency of researchers, including scholarly researchers, K-12 educators and students, media and filmmakers, and the general public. Advocacy for the Center and its mission is fundamental to this position.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide in-depth reference service onsite and remotely to meet the needs of a wide range of researchers
  • Retrieve and re-shelve library and archival collections
  • Monitor handling and use of collections according to professional policies
  • Manage requests for offsite collections
  • Participate in instruction sessions on the use of Amistad Research Center and its collections for visiting groups
  • Assist with social media and newsletter preparation, as well as publicity efforts and coordination of Center's blog
  • Assist in preparation of grant proposals and participate in fundraising activities
  • Supervise graduate and undergraduate students, interns, and volunteers
  • Participate in the development and creation of digital initiatives
  • Suggest additions, updates, and improvements to Amistad Research Center website

 

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library and information science school or equivalent accredited degree, OR a post-graduate degree in museum studies or a related discipline in the humanities or social sciences, and at least one year of related experience.
  • Formal training in archival/special collections theory and practice
  • Familiarity with archival and special collections standards and best practices
  • Demonstrated knowledge of archival and library content management systems, such as ArchivesSpace
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong knowledge of American racial and ethnic history and broad knowledge in the humanities, as demonstrated through academic degrees, training, or experience

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience processing archival collections
  • Understanding of current metadata and descriptive standards such as DACS, EAD, LCSH, and Dublin Core
  • Familiarity with digital imaging technology
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds with or without accommodation
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of customer service
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with multi-cultural populations and awareness of issues affecting women and minorities


The listing of the position duties/responsibilities is not necessarily inclusive for this position. Omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such duties are considered a logical assignment to the position.

Salary and benefits: 
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education; benefits include a healthcare plan, participation in retirement plan, and a paid time off plan.

Application instructions:
To apply, send cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume and contact information for three references to: Christopher Harter, Deputy Director, Amistad Research Center, via e-mail at charter@tulane.edu. Subject line should read: Reference Archivist Application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is selected. First consideration will be given to applicants who apply by November 30, 2018.

About the Amistad Research Center:

The Amistad Research Center was established in 1966 on the campus of Fisk University, one of several Historically Black Colleges and Universities founded by the American Missionary Association (AMA). Dedicated from its beginnings as the first archives documenting the modern Civil Rights Movement, the Center continued to expand and now is located on the campus of Tulane University in New Orleans as an independent, non-profit repository. Today, the Amistad Research Center is recognized as the nation's largest independent collection of original documents related to the racial and ethnic history of the United States, race relations, and civil rights.

Amistad Research Center is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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Dean, iSchool at Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Founded in 1870, Syracuse University is a private, coeducational, research institution in the heart of central New York, where students choose from more than 200 majors, 100 minors, and 200 advanced degree programs. Syracuse is a university of national stature and international opportunity, known for its professional programs, investment in research and innovation, and school spirit.

The School of Information Studies - known as the iSchool - at Syracuse is a globally recognized leader in advancing knowledge and developing creative, thoughtful, and technically capable leaders in the information field. The mission of the iSchool is to expand human capabilities by connecting people, information and technology. The faculty and staff of the iSchool are committed to preparing students to become leaders in the information field and using information to solve problems faced by individuals and organizations. Together, the faculty, staff and students of the iSchool impact research and the information profession through scholarship, rigorous education opportunities and commitment to service that advances science, improves professional practice and contributes to society.

 

Reporting to the Provost, the Dean will collaborate with the 12 deans of the other schools and colleges and with senior leadership of the University. The Dean will oversee 50 tenure-track faculty members, professors of practice and teaching faculty, and a staff of 50 and will be responsible for an operating budget of $62 million.

The next Dean will lead the iSchool at a time when its disciplines are in increasingly high demand by undergraduate, professional and graduate students. The Dean will have the opportunity to capitalize on this exciting information age by focusing on fostering academic excellence, advancing the research agenda, building institutional capacity, and raising visibility and resources. The Dean will be a leader in the field of information with the academic and/or professional experience needed to lead one of the top schools in its field during a time of rapid progress in the iSchool's disciplinary areas of expertise.

 

More details available at: https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/78186

 

Inquiries, nominations, and expressions of interest should be sent to: SyracuseiSchool@russellreynolds.com.

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Data and Digital Scholarship Librarian, University of Washington - Tacoma, Tacoma, WA

Title:              Data and Digital Scholarship Librarian

Location:      University of Washington, Tacoma Library

 

To apply for this vacancy, please visit the following link: apply.interfolio.com/57970

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.

 

UW Tacoma Library

The UW Tacoma Library engages in the full spectrum of scholarly and teaching activities for the University of Washington Tacoma campus. As such, the UW Tacoma Library plays an essential role in the learning, teaching, research, and community partnership work of the University through access, collections, consultations, digital scholarship support, events, instruction, reference, service, and technology. UW Tacoma librarians work in a matrixed model in which all librarians carry responsibility for a single area of library work, but also contribute to all areas of library. The UW Tacoma Library aspires to be a catalyst for UW Tacoma, with agile and innovative approaches to meeting the changing needs of our students, faculty, and community.

 

UW Tacoma

One of three campuses of the University of Washington, UW Tacoma is an urban-serving university that shares the University of Washington's commitment to high quality teaching and research and is committed to participating in the educational, cultural, and economic development of the South Puget Sound. Located largely in renovated historical buildings in Tacoma's downtown warehouse district, UW Tacoma serves students from diverse racial/ethnic and cultural populations. UW Tacoma's commitment to equity and inclusion is central to maintaining an atmosphere wherein students, staff, faculty, and residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth. UW Tacoma has a strong commitment to interdisciplinary research and teaching. Our campus provides a unique environment for the development of creative teaching, research and community collaborations. For more information about UW Tacoma, please visit http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/.

 

The Position

Under the general direction of the Associate Director, the Data and Digital Scholarship (DDS) Librarian will contribute significantly to the emerging digital scholarship program at UW Tacoma and develops data services as an essential aspect of the campus's research enterprise. As a key member of the UW Tacoma LIbrary, the DDS Librarian increases the visibility and usability of digital scholarship and data resources through research consultations, workshops and course-integrated instruction, online research guides, and outreach efforts.

This position encourages a culture of digital scholarship at UW Tacoma and the UW Libraries through by leveraging tri-campus efforts to support digital scholarship and data services in support of UW Tacoma's teaching and research mission.

 

Serving as a liaison to the Urban Studies Program and the Milgard School of Business, the DDS Librarian will have unique opportunities to embed into the activities of these programs and apply digital scholarship practices in support of the urban-serving mission of UW Tacoma. Areas of potential growth and outreach include geospatial technology, digital community archiving, community-engaged scholarship, data analytics, among others.

 

In addition to the above, all UW Tacoma Librarians participate in the full range of reference and instruction services to University of Washington Tacoma students, faculty and staff. Librarians plan, deliver, and assess research support and instruction for diverse students, faculty, and staff whose primary areas of study, teaching, and research fall within the librarian's academic subject and program responsibilities. Responsibilities include developing innovative approaches to research assistance tailored to the user populations, collection development and delivery of services in an environment committed to electronic resources and access.

 

This is a full-time, 12-month position.

 

Responsibilities

● Collaborates with faculty engaged in emerging forms of scholarship, supporting all stages of the research lifecycle, from research design to audience engagement.

● Promotes digital scholarship, data services, open access, and emerging research practices on the UW Tacoma campus through consultations, trainings, workshops, online tutorials, and other outreach methods.

● Participates in the planning and implementation of digital repositories that serve campus and university-wide needs, focusing in particular on how to best leverage these tools to support scholarly communication.
Develops and supports campus-based digital collections hosted in digital repository systems and other platforms used by the UW Tacoma academic community.

● Consults one-on-one and offers workshops to faculty and student groups about data, including GIS and Geospatial Technologies.

● Consults with faculty seeking to implement community-engaged research methodologies into courses that leverage digital technologies to connect with public audiences.

● Serves as a subject librarian for Urban Studies and the Milgard School of Business, performing regular instruction, reference, and outreach services as articulated in the UW Tacoma Subject Librarian Guidelines.
Represents the Library on campus and UW Libraries committees focused on repository services, research, and data practices.

● Participates in coordination and implementation of the library website, LibGuides, and the campus institutional repository.

● Participates in outreach opportunities with the UW Tacoma community.

● Makes recommendations for and assists in formulation of library policies, and contributes to the development of library services responsive to the needs of the campus curriculum and users.

● Provides reference assistance and referral to University of Washington Tacoma Library resources and, when necessary, to other resources including University Libraries, and regional academic and community libraries. Shares in providing instruction and reference services. Work schedule may include evenings and weekends.

 

Qualifications

Required

● Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree.

● Coursework or demonstrated experience with digital scholarship, digital humanities, open scholarship, data curation, and/or altmetrics.

● Experience providing consulting services and/or training faculty, or others, in positions of authority.

● Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and an understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.

● Coursework or demonstrated experience with reference and instruction.

● Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a collaborative environment; excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

● High level of energy, creativity, and flexibility; ability to foster collaborative relationships within and across administrative lines.

● Ability to work successfully in a highly collaborative environment with a broad range of people from culturally diverse backgrounds including colleagues, students, faculty, staff, and administrators.

● Ability to manage workload, priorities and deadlines and achieve timeline goals.

 

Preferred

● Experience serving diverse and underrepresented student populations.

● Academic background in urban studies and/or business.

● Coursework or demonstrated experience with GIS data and/or other geospatial technologies.

● Experience with scripting languages for quantitative data analysis, such as R or Python.

● Demonstrated interest in research, publication, or professional contributions.

  

Salary

$51,000 minimum. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and background.

 

Rank

Position will be at rank of Assistant Librarian or Senior Assistant Librarian, depending on qualifications and background. See the Librarian Personnel Code for librarian rank appointment criteria, http://www.lib.washington.edu/about/employment/hr/libpersonnelcode/view

 

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 Instructions

Apply here: apply.interfolio.com/57970

 

The following documents are required as part of your application for this vacancy:

· 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)

Application Deadline
To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than Monday, March 18, 2019.

 

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

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

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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

 

Commitment to Diversity
The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/).

 

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Research Specialist, Issacson, Miller (IM), Multiple Locations

Boston, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. Locations

Isaacson, Miller (IM), the largest executive search firm dedicated to serving the leadership recruitment needs of the higher education and civic sector, seeks a Research Specialist to identify talent and evaluate future leaders. The role requires keen intellect and fervent analysis to investigate deeply and efficiently. This position will serve a critical role in the search process, sourcing candidates online through in-depth research and conducting in-depth screening of public records information. This is a unique opportunity for a curious, motivated individual.

 

Job Description

The Research Specialist will be an intellectually curious, detail-oriented, and motivated individual with outstanding communication skills they will use to provide consistently excellent research support to search teams. This individual will be a collaborative team member and engaged learner.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Work as part of a team to lead research strategy discussions and provide targeted research.
  • Support several search teams and searches simultaneously at various stages of the search, with research projects that include but are not limited to:
    • Institutional and market research: Provide background on the institution or field
    • Networking and candidate research: Build  lists of names or organizations and  research past searches and candidate pools using online databases and our internal database
    • Oppositional candidate research: Research and organize oppositional research on candidates using news databases and Google
  • Work with the Knowledge Management & Search Services staff across IM offices to collect and organize research for centralized accessibility of all research materials

  • Participate in research team meetings and projects; coordinate workload with other Research Specialists and draw on each other's help when they reach capacity.

 

Key Qualifications

  • Background: Bachelor's degree with two to three years of translatable, professional experience; non-profit or higher education experience is a plus.
  • Project management: Ability to prioritize and work on multiple tasks for multiple professionals simultaneously and independently, delivering high quality work within established timelines.
  • Communication: Ability to listen well, and to write and speak clearly and concisely. Respond promptly. Proactively update search teams on project progress.
  • Curiosity: Motivated to understand the context and goals for research assignments; engages internal partners in dialogue about research projects,including deadlines and project status.
  • Independent and team-based approach: Enjoys heads-down, independent work in addition to collaborative engagement with both the search team and fellow researchers.
  • Technical ability: Familiarity with search engines, web browsers, databases, and common office software. Willingness to discover, master, and teach new tools, sources, and techniques. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Attention to detail: Proficient with accurate data entry. Ability to contribute to and follow research protocols, where applicable.
  • Flexibility: Ability to recognize and accommodate varied approaches to and expectations of research. Ability to tailor communications to each recipient.
  • Self-motivation: Self-directed and able to work independently. Ability to recognize and articulate problems and propose creative solutions.
  • Mission: A clear commitment to Isaacson, Miller's mission.

 

Issacson, Miller (IM)

Isaacson, Miller was founded in 1982, and is committed to strengthening and diversifying leadership in the civic sector. Staff members share a fundamental dedication to the missions of the firm's clients. Inclusion of diverse voices enhances creativity, expands ways of learning and thinking, and challenges individuals to be open-minded. It is also a foundational element in building a just and equitable society. Beyond these stated values, IM is unusual among large search firms for its consistent and statistically significant track record of success in recruiting candidates from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds to key leadership positions throughout the country. Since its founding in 1982, 23 percent of the successful candidates in its searches have beenpeople of color and 43 percent have been women.

IM nurtures a culture of learning and experimentation in a context of warm collegiality, team spirit, shared values and mission commitment, and a sense ofthe whole being much greater than the sum of the parts.

This dedication to mission and general esprit de corps attract a remarkably diverse and talented staff. The Boston Globe has included IM in its list of the Best Places to Work in Massachusetts.

 

To Apply

Application materials, including resume and cover letter, should be submitted in confidence at:

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/63353/Isaacson-Miller-Inc/Research-Specialist.

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Public Services and Engagement Librarian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

Public Services and Engagement Librarian

Open Rank Faculty University Library

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Position Available: The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. This is a 100% twelve-month, tenure-system appointment.

 

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

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library seeks a dynamic and collaborative librarian to serve as the Public Services and Engagement Librarian for the Library's Life Sciences Division.  The Life Sciences Division is connected to a variety of units across campus, including the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES); the College of Veterinary Medicine; the School of Integrative Biology; the School of Molecular and Cellular Biology; the Department of Landscape Architecture; the Department of Urban and Regional Planning; the Prairie Research Institute; and the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology.   The Funk ACES Library serves as the hub library for life sciences on the Illinois campus.

 

This position requires a professional with interest in and enthusiasm for library outreach, engagement, and public services.  Working closely with other Life Sciences Division librarians, the successful candidate will expand and coordinate the division's outreach and engagement activities and marketing materials.  The public service aspects of the position include, but are not limited to, serving as the liaison to two units in the College of ACES that are dedicated to outreach and communication themselves - the Agricultural Communications Program; and University of Illinois Extension, including the Research Centers.  The position will also manage the Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC), which is affiliated with the Agricultural Communications Program and located in the Funk ACES Library.

 

The University Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign values diversity of thought, perspective, experience and people, and is actively committed to a culture of inclusion and respect. We are dedicated to the practices of social justice, diversity, and equality, and strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society and embrace diverse points of view as assets to the fabric of our community. All positions will be called on to contribute to building this environment in the Library and throughout the campus community, and we encourage candidates to apply who share these values.

 

Position Description

Reporting to the Head of the Funk ACES Library, the Public Services and Engagement Librarian contributes to outreach, engagement and public services of the University Library's Life Sciences Division.  Specific duties include:

  • Serve as the liaison to the College of ACES Agricultural Communications Program and to University of Illinois Extension, including the Research Centers.
  • Manage the Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC), which includes managing the budget, supervising graduate assistants, coordinating the website, promoting and marketing the center, and collaborating with the College of ACES Agricultural Communications Program.
  • Participate in public services and other user-focused projects as part of the Funk ACES Library.
  • Expand and coordinate the outreach and engagement activities for the Life Sciences Division (LSD), such as social media accounts, regular panel discussions in the library, exhibits and displays, orientation events and tours for prospective and new students, and finals week activities in the library.
  • Develop and maintain marketing tools, content, and other support to optimize library and librarian outreach activities.
  • Collaborate with LSD liaison librarians to enhance their marketing outreach and to promote faculty, student, and staff use of library collections and services.
  • Engage faculty, students, and staff as current or potential users of library services and collections.
  • Promote digital and physical collections connected to LSD.
  • Participate in and contribute to University Library engagement and communication efforts.
  • Contribute to the national and international reputation of the University Library through professional research, service and collaboration with national colleagues and organizations.

 

Qualifications

Required:

  • Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent
  • At least one year of pre-or-post graduate experience working in an academic library
  • At least one year of experience in outreach and engagement, or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience
  • Experience providing public service in a library context
  • Experience with social media tools for organizational outreach or marketing
  • Demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively with others in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and effectively with all elements of an academically and culturally diverse community
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Preparation and commitment to conduct independent scholarship consistent with a tenure-track faculty appointment and indications of ability to meet the promotion and tenure requirements of the University

 

Preferred:

  • Experience in promoting library services and engaging key stakeholders
  • Experience coordinating, leading, and assessing programs and events
  • Experience developing promotional materials and programs
  • Experience or coursework in special collections and/or metadata
  • Degree or coursework in a life sciences or agriculture field, or experience in an academic science library

 

Environment:

The Funk ACES Library is in a beautiful, distinctive building that opened in 2001.  It serves as the hub library for life sciences on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus and is closely linked with the Veterinary Medicine Library. The Funk Library is the primary facility serving students and researchers in the areas of agriculture, biology, natural history, environmental science, natural resources, landscape architecture, and urban planning. The University Library's Life Science Division is currently home to 5 librarians, 5 staff, and 6 graduate assistants from the School of Information Sciences. The Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC), which is located in the Funk ACES Library, strives to serve as a center of excellence in the field of agricultural communications by collecting literature for and offering services to users around the world.

 

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is one of the original 37 public land-grant institutions created after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Morrill Act in 1862. The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) ranks the University of Illinois as 25th in the World (2010); 4th World rank in Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences (2010); 18th World rank in Life and Agriculture Sciences (2010); 23rd World rank in Natural Sciences and Mathematics (2010). The University has 2,548 faculty members, including 1,851 tenure/tenure track, and 697 visiting faculty and instructional staff, and 12,239 graduate and professional students (among its 44,000 total students). It consistently ranks among the top ten U.S. Universities in number of earned doctorates awarded annually in 2012, $583,754,000 was spent on research and development in science and engineering.

 

Salary and Rank: Salary and rank commensurate with credentials and experience. 

 

Terms of Appointment: Twelve-month appointment; 24 annual vacation days; 11 annual paid holidays; 12 annual sick-leave days (cumulative), plus an additional 13 sick-leave days (non-cumulative) available, if needed, each year; health insurance requiring a small co-payment is provided to employee (with the option to purchase coverage for spouse and dependents); required participation in State Universities Retirement System (SURS) (8% of annual salary is withheld and is refundable upon termination), with several options for participation in additional retirement plans; newly-hired employees are covered by the Medicare portion of Social Security and are subject to its deduction.

 

Campus and Community:  The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a comprehensive and major public land-grant university (Doctoral/Research University-Extensive) that is ranked among the best in the world. Chartered in 1867, it provides undergraduate and graduate education in more than 150 fields of study, conducts theoretical and applied research, and provides public service to the state and the nation. It employs 3,000 faculty members who serve 31,000 undergraduates and 12,000 graduate and professional students; approximately 25% of faculty receives campus-wide recognition each year for excellence in teaching. More information about the campus is available at www.illinois.edu.

 

The University is located in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana, which have a combined population of 100,000 and are situated about 140 miles south of Chicago, 120 miles west of Indianapolis, and 170 northeast of St. Louis. The University and its surrounding communities offer a cultural and recreational environment ideally suited to the work of a major research institution. For more information about the community, visit: <http://illinois.edu/about/community/community.html> or <http://www.ccchamber.org/>.

 

To Apply:  To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of interest, resume, and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For questions, please contact 217-333-8169. 

 

Deadline: In order to ensure full consideration, we urge candidates to submit application materials on or before January 11. 2019.

 

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

 

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Adult Services Librarian, Ames Public Library, Ames, IA

Ames Public Library seeks a librarian to join the Adult Services department. Position requires skills in reference, reader's advisory, and collection development (especially in a digital environment), and demonstrated proficiency in current and emerging technologies. Duties include managing collections, providing customer service, planning and facilitating innovative library programs for adults, and engaging with community partners.

 

Position requires ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS. Candidates must be eligible for Public Librarian Certification by the State Library of Iowa.

 

Hiring range is $50,412.34 - $71,906.64 with excellent City of Ames benefits. Position is full time, including some evenings and weekends.

 

Application Requirements: To apply, visit the City of Ames jobsite at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofames, where the complete job description and the supplemental questions are provided. Through the jobsite, submit a cover letter, City of Ames employment application, three references, and answers to the supplemental questions.

Application Deadline: 5:00 p.m. on 1/9/19.

 

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Reference and Instruction Librarian, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Overview 

  • Open & closing dates: 12/20/2018 to 01/14/2019
  • Service: Competitive
  • Pay scale & grade: GS 12
  • Salary: $81,548 to $106,012 per year
  • Appointment type: Permanent
  • Work schedule: Full-Time

Location 

1 vacancy in the following location:

Bethesda, MD 

Relocation expenses reimbursed: No

Telework Eligible: Yes, as determined by agency policy

Duties Pertaining to this Position

You will serve as a LIBRARIAN in the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Office of Information and Education Technology, Learning Resource Center's Reference and Information Services Department of UNIF SRVS UNI OF THE HLTH SCI.

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 Responsibilities

  • You will manage the library instruction program.
  • You will provide classroom-based reference instruction.
  • You will identify and implement new topics and methods for instruction to meet the needs of the university's educational mission.
  • You will design web-based learning modules.
  • You will create and develop topics of interest to University patrons to be included in the instruction program.
  • You will work with students to create modules for students on specialized library topics.
  • You will conduct in-depth, highly specific scientific and medical searches for faculty, staff and students using medical and bioscience databases.
  • You will advise patrons on the most effective use of bibliographic resources.
  • You will serve as a Learning Resource Center liaison with the University's School of Medicine, Graduate School of Nursing and Postgraduate Dental Colleges. 

Travel Required: Occasional - You may be required to travel for this position. 

Supervisory Status: None

Promotion Potential: None

Job Family (Series): 1410 Librarian

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Requirements

 Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen. 
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.

Qualifications 

In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: As a professional librarian applying established library practices and techniques to resolve patrons' reference and research needs. 

Applicants must meet the following positive education qualifications 
Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF.
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1400/librarian-series-1410/

Education

Applicants must meet the following positive education qualifications requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must possess: Completion of 1 full academic year of graduate study in library science in an accredited college or university, in addition to completion of all work required for a bachelor's degree; or, a total of at least 5 years of a combination of college-level education, training, and experience. To qualify on this basis, the applicant must establish conclusively that the education, training, and experience provided a knowledge and understanding of the theories, principles, and techniques of professional librarianship; a knowledge of literature resources; and the knowledge and abilities essential for providing effective library and information services. Experience must have demonstrated the ability to perform, supervise, or direct one or more of the functional areas of work covered by this series; to understand the concepts, theories, new developments, and co-relationship of information in related fields; and to maintain up-todate information on the state of the art.

 

Additional Information

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating in the highly qualified category or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  • LIBRARY SCIENCE
  • ORAL COMMUNICATION
  • WRITTEN COMMUNICATION



You will be evaluated and rated under Category Rating selection procedures. Additional points are not added for veterans' preference; however, preference is still applied. Applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories:

Best Qualified - Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position.
Highly Qualified - Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position.
Qualified - Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position.

If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

All qualifications requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

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Background Checks and Security Clearance

  Security Clearance: Confidential

  Drug Test Required: No

Required Documents

YOU ARE REQUIRED TO DOCUMENT IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE EVIDENCE THAT SUPPORTS YOUR ELIGIBILITY AND QUALIFICATION CLAIMS. You are required to upload the applicable documents with your application package. These documents will assist the staffing specialist in determining your eligibility and qualifications.

DOES THIS POSITION REQUIRE A LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE?
You must submit a copy of your license or certificate in your application package.

ARE YOU QUALIFYING BASED ON EDUCATION or A COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE?
You must submit a copy of your college transcript or an appropriate course listing. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If selected, an official/sealed transcript will be required prior to appointment.

ARE YOU A VETERAN CLAIMING SOLE SURVIVORSHIP PREFERENCE OR 5-POINT VETERANS' PREFERENCE?
You must provide legible copy/copies of the following: DD-214 (member 4 copy), "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," showing all dates of service, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc.) or Statement of Service/Proof of Service (in lieu of a DD-214) from your command or local Personnel Support Detachment (PSD). The Statement of Service/Proof of Service must provide all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.). Veterans should upload their DD-214 once they receive it upon separation.

ARE YOU A DISABLED VETERAN or CLAIMING 10-POINT VETERANS' PREFERENCE?
Disabled veterans, veterans, widows, spouses or the mother of a veteran who are eligible for 10-point veterans' preference must provide legible copies of the following: Applicable supporting documents as noted on Standard Form-15 (SF-15). To obtain a copy of SF-15, go to http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf.

ARE YOU AN ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBER? Active Duty Service Members are required to submit a statement of service printed on command letterhead and signed by the command. The statement of service must provide the branch of service, rate/rank, all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.).

Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents contain personal information such as SSN and DOB and some documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove said personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. 

How To Apply

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Complete resume with relevant experience where you worked, job title, duties and accomplishments, employer's name and address, supervisor's name and phone number, starting and end dates (Mo/Yr), hours per week and salary. If you are a current or previous federal employee, provide your pay plan, series and grade level (e.g. GS-0201-09).
2. Complete assessment questionnaire. For a quick preview of the assessment questionnaire click here: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10382156
3. Supporting documentation

Failure to submit a complete application package will result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration.

Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be received by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on 01/14/2019. Applications received after 01/14/2019 may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration. If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received and processed will be reviewed.

NOTE: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account: https://mydon.usajobs.gov/Account/Login select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process so please plan appropriately.

You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

Do not email or send hard copy resumes/applications to the Contact Information or Agency Information listed in this vacancy announcement. All resumes/applications received at the addresses listed in the Contact Information or Agency Information will be destroyed and will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.

It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that all information in their resume and documents are legible and accurate. HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant.

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  Department of Navy EIC 

  Phone: (800) 378-4559

  Email: DONEIC@navy.mil

  Address: UNIF SRVS OF THE HLTH SCI

                  4301 Jones Bridge Road

                  Bethesda, MD 20814

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Next Steps

When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements for which you requested consideration. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability related to the job requirements.

Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The hiring manager may choose to conduct interviews. Once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.

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The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency. 

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Archives Program Officer and Academic Professional, University of Illinois Library, Urbana-Champaign, IL

Archives Program Officer - Archives Research Center and University Archives
Academic Professional 
University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign

 

Positions Available: Positions available immediately. These are 100%-time, twelve-month appointment academic positions in the University Library.

Position one is a full-time professional position in the University Library. The position provides professional reference and operational support for the Archives Research Center. The position reports to the Archivist for Student Life and Culture.

Position two is a visiting professional position in the University Archives' Main Library location, with an initial term of four years and the possibility of extension depending upon future needs and resources.  It is focused on professional reference and research and implementation for records surveying, appraisal, and arrangement and description, including the arrangement and description of digital records.  The position reports to the University Archivist.

When applying, candidates should indicate if they are interested in being considered for position one, position two or both positions.

Duties and Responsibilities: These professional positions assume leading roles in providing services for archival materials and, through specialized knowledge of records, standards andarchival techniques, will 1) assist faculty, administrators, students and members of the public in locating, interpreting, and making research use of primary and secondary sources and 2) survey, appraise, arrange, and describe archives. Through application of research and best practices, these positions lead or collaborate in planning and implementing policies and procedures for services related to the collections held at the Archives Research Center or University Archives, including both Student Life and Culture Archives and general University Archives materials. The incumbents provide and coordinate reference, access, and outreach services and the arrangement, description, and digitization of archival materials including university records, manuscript collections, and professional and student organization records. The successful candidate will develop and implement plans to accession, arrange, process, describe, and provide access to archival materials in analog and digital forms, in consultation with the Student Life and Culture Archivist and the University Archivist as well as with functional experts in other Library units, such as Preservation Services; Digitization Services; Research and Information Services; and the History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library. The positions also assist in the supervision of graduate and undergraduate student workers.

The University Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign values diversity of thought, perspective, experience and people, and is actively committed to a culture of inclusion and respect. We are dedicated to the practices of social justice, diversity, and equality, and strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society and embrace diverse points of view as assets to the fabric of our community. All positions will be called on to contribute to building this environment in the Library and throughout the campus community, and we encourage candidates to apply who share these values

Specific responsibilities for the two positions will vary from week to week but may include:

Applying an understanding of the intellectual and contextual nature of archives content and how that intersects with users' reference and research needs:

  • Creates exceptional user experiences by joining knowledge of content of archives with an analysis of the researcher's needs and an understanding of evidential linkages between records;
  • Provides access to the archives and collections through research and relevant subject knowledge, and mediating complex in-person and remote reference and research requests;
  • Researches and teaches instructional sessions for students, faculty, and visitors on the use of archival materials, focusing both on the nature of unpublished documentation and subject areas of relevance to the audiences for Archives Research Center or University Archives materials;
  • Leads one-on-one or small group research consultations;
  • Researches, creates, and maintains content-rich, analytical, and high quality articles, exhibits, and online resources for scholarly and general interest use of the Archives;
  • Researches and writes analytical research guides for specific topics and classes

Applying advanced research and experience in archival theory and functions:

  • Writes grant applications to garner additional resources to process and enhance access to holdings of the University Archives and programs at the Archives Research Center;
  • Using best professional practices grounded in historical research and contextual understanding, plans and conducts or supervises the survey, accessioning, and arrangement of archives, manuscript collections, electronic, and digital records (including web and social media archives), and other archival materials;
  • Advances public engagement by researching and organizing onsite and traveling exhibits, creating marketing materials, and programming speaking events or outreach activities;
  • Researches and writes content for website, media, and social media, and other engagement opportunities

Applying technical knowledge of archival practice:

  • Ensures that digital materials are preserved and accessible based on knowledge of electronic records management techniques and theory;
  • Prepares and implements digitization plans and plans for processing digital acquisitions to ensure that digital materials are freely and appropriately accessible;
  • Researches intellectual property permissions to fulfill user requests;
  • Assesses and protects property and privacy rights of record creators;
  • To ensure the integrity of facilities and environmental systems that guarantee collection security and preservation, overseesarchives facilities;
  • Develops and writes documentation for processing policies and procedures that follows best practices;
  • Hires, trains, mentors, and supervises others in arrangement and description activities;
  • Develops and maintains the University Archives web presence, including coordination of systems migrations, in consultation with staff from Library Information Technology Services

Academic Professional employees are encouraged to use "investigation time" to pursue areas of interest, not directly in support of an immediate program need, in accordance with the University Library's policy on Investigation Time for Academic Professional Employees <www.library.illinois.edu/administration/human/resources/...>. Some investigations originating in this manner may evolve into regular work assignments or production activities

Environment: The University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign is one of the preeminent research libraries in the world. With more than 14 million volumes and significant digital resources, it ranks second in size among academic research libraries in the United States and first among public university libraries in the world. As the intellectual heart of the campus, the Library is committed to maintaining the strongest possible collections and services and engaging in research and development activities in pursuit of the University's mission of teaching, scholarship, and public service. The Library currently employs approximately 90 faculty and 300 academic professionals, staff, and graduate assistants. The Library consists of multiple departmental libraries located across campus, as well as an array of central public, technical, and administrative service units. The Library also encompasses a variety of virtual service points and "embedded librarian" programs.

The University Archives' permanent staff includes seven archivists, two academic professional, graduate assistants, and hourly student assistants operating from three service locations: Room 146 Library, the Archives Research Center, and the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music. University Archives holdings include official records of the university, papers of prominent faculty and alumni, andassociated manuscript collections and records, papers, photographs, audiovisual materials, and related historical collections of professional and public service associations.

The Archives Research Center is a research service point and holdings facility of the University Archives. Its holdings include the Student Life and Culture (SLC) Archives, a program administered by the Archivist for Student Life and Culture to document the history of student life nationally (particularly in terms fraternal organizations) and locally at the University. It also houses the archives of the American Library Association, the Advertising Council and other national organization archives as well as a majority of University of Illinois archival records and collections.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Master's degree in library/information science or archives or museum studies or public history or a related field
  • Bachelor's degree in the humanities, social sciences, or related field
  • Prior professional or pre-professional experience working  with documentary material in an archives, museum, or special collections repository
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience with, archival techniques and practices
  • Ability to manage and complete a diverse range of projects in a timely and accurate fashion
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs. to a height of 5 feet
  • Demonstrated research and discursive writing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly in writing and in person
  • Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and to work collaboratively and effectively in a team environment

Preferred:

  • ALA accredited Master's of library/information science with a focus on archives
  • One or more years of demonstrated experience arranging, describing, and managing archives or manuscript collections
  • Demonstrated experience using current and emerging technologies to improve access to archives and/or manuscript collections
  • Demonstrated experience with digitization and/or digital record ingest
  • Working knowledge of preservation and/or conservation practices 

Salary and Rank: Salary commensurate with credentials and experience.

Terms of Appointment: Twelve-month appointment; 24 work days' vacation per year; 11 paid holidays; 12 days annual sick leave (cumulative up to a maximum of 240 days) plus an additional 13 days (non-cumulative) per year if necessary; health insurance, requiring a small co-payment, is provided to employees (coverage for dependents may be purchased); participation in the State Universities Retirement System is required upon appointment (8% of member's salary is withheld and is tax exempt until retirement); newly hired university employees are covered by the Medicare portion of Social Security, and are subject to its deduction.

Campus and Community: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a comprehensive and major public land-grant university (Doctoral/Research University-Extensive) that is ranked among the best in the world. Chartered in 1867, it provides undergraduate and graduate education in more than 150 fields of study, conducts theoretical and applied research, and provides public service to the state andthe nation. It employs 3,000 faculty members who serve 31,000 undergraduates and12,000 graduate and professional students; approximately 25% of faculty receives campus-wide recognition each year for excellence in teaching. More information about the campus is available at www.illinois.edu. The University is located in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana, which have a combined population of 100,000 and are situated about 140 miles south of Chicago, 120 miles west of Indianapolis, and 170 northeast of St. Louis. The University and its surrounding communities offer a cultural and recreational environment ideally suited to the work of a major research institution. For more information about the community, visit: illinois.edu/about/community/community.html orhttp://www.ccchamber.org/.

To Apply: To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of interest, resume, and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. When applying, include interest in being considered for position one, position two or both positions. For questions, please call: 217-333-8169. 

Deadline: In order to ensure full consideration, applications and nominations must be received by February 1, 2019. Interviews may occur before the closing date; however, no decisions will be made prior to the closing date. 

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity.

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