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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, Library on Wheels

Location: Service Center (Marysville)
Pay Range: $24.84 - $34.04 Hourly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 17231

Closing Date: June 2, 2019

Job Summary
This position is based in Library on Wheels and performs skilled para-professional support services to contribute to the Library District's 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  

Selects library materials for customers, present children's programming; provide on-site assistance to customers and their activities directors in locating library materials.

Prepares materials for delivery.

Drives large outreach vehicles such as the Bookmobile, Cart Hauler and delivery vans to various outreach sites according to schedule.

Performs routine vehicle maintenance and arrange for regular maintenance and repair of outreach vehicles; conduct routine safety checks.

Assists customers in the use of library equipment and services. Troubleshoot equipment utilized in Outreach Services.

Develops and presents programming for preschool and school aged children; including program materials, story-time props and school presentations.

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.

 

Page (Whidbey Island Libraries) 

If you have submitted an application under the regular Page posting, you do not need to submit a second application here.

Location: Multiple Locations
Pay Range: $15.45 - $21.52 Hourly
Hours per week: 15
Job Requisition: 17059

Closing Date: May 19, 2019

Sno-Isle Libraries is accepting applications for Page positions on Whidbey Island (Clinton LibraryCoupeville LibraryFreeland LibraryLangley LibraryOak Harbor Library).

When a candidate successfully completes the interviewing processes, they will receive an email notification and be placed in a hiring pool as a retained candidate and remain there until a Page position becomes available. It may be one or two months or even longer before a vacancy comes available at the library or libraries you indicated on your application.

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 the 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 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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Japanese Cataloger/Electronic Resources Librarian, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Reporting to Director of the East Asia Library, the Japanese Cataloger/EAL Serials & E-Resources Librarian provides original, enhancement and complex copy cataloging for Japanese materials in all formats, including Japanese classic and rare books, historical maps and media materials. The position provides original, enhancement and complex copy cataloging for electronic resources and serials including electronic journals, e-books, and databases in the CJK languages; and maintains cataloging records received from vendors.

 

Working collaboratively and independently, the librarian ensures prompt access to newly acquired library resources and timely resolves access issues. The Japanese Cataloger/EAL Serials & E-Resources Librarian is a dynamic, self-motivated, and forward-looking individual with leadership potential who is committed to providing high quality access and discovery for research materials. The librarian keeps abreast of the developments and trends regarding CJK cataloging and metadata. Collaborating with cataloging and technical services operations within the Libraries, the Japanese Cataloger/EAL Serials & E-Resources Librarian contributes to the development of cataloging policies and best practices for CJK language materials and special collections. To provide high-quality and user-centered services, the Japanese Cataloger/EAL Serials & E-Resources Librarian also practices holistic librarianship and actively participates in public and user services.

 

Specific Responsibilities and Duties

  • Performs original descriptive, subject, and genre/form cataloging and classification of Japanese language material including rare books and special collections in all formats using RDA: Resource Description & Access, LC-PCC Policy Statements and Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) guidelines, LC classification, LC subject headings and genre/form terms, and OCLC MARC tagging, including CEAL CJK cataloging best practices.
  • Performs original, enhancement and complex copy cataloging for electronic resources including e-books, e-journals and databases in the CJK languages.
  • Maintains vendor records received from outsourcing and other services.
  • Performs original and enhancement cataloging of serials in the CJK languages and serves as the resource person on copy cataloging of CJK serials.
  • Works closely with the supervisor of EAL Technical Services to coordinate with Cataloging and Metadata Services and serials operations of the main library on policies and practices regarding serials and e-resources cataloging and maintenance.
  • Keeps abreast of current trends and new developments of rules and policies in the field of CJK cataloging and metadata; actively acquires new skills needed to carry out high quality cataloging and metadata.
  • Participates in EAL public and user service activities.
  • Provides reference assistance to users of the Japanese collection in the absence of the Japanese Studies Librarian.
  • Participates in library committees and meetings as appropriate and informs other East Asia Library staff of committee discussions, deliberations, and decisions.

 

Rank

Position will be at rank of Assistant 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. 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 or local income tax.

 

Salary

$52,000 minimum. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

Anticipated Start Date

While we hope to fill the position by October 1st, 2019, we are happy to work with the successful candidate to explore opportunities for an earlier or later start date.

 

Qualifications

Required

  • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.
  • Demonstrated understanding of current and emerging metadata standards, controlled vocabularies, and other cataloging standards and tools such as AACR2r, RDA, LCSH, LCC classification, MARC 21, Dublin Core.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of cataloging serials and electronic resources according to standards of CONSER: Cooperative Online Serials Program and BIBCO: Monographic Bibliographic Record Cooperative Program.
  • Demonstrated understanding of linked data principles and knowledge of library linked data initiatives.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of bibliographic utilities and integrated library systems, authority control, and bibliographic record maintenance
  • Excellence in the following skills: verbal and written communication in English and Japanese, interpersonal, planning, organizational, and analytical.
  • Reading knowledge in classic Japanese and demonstrated experience working with classic Japanese material.
  • Demonstrated ability of working in a demanding and rapidly changing environment where consultation, collaboration, and creativity are essential.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continued learning and services to the library profession such serving on national or local committees.

Preferred

  • Experience with RDA and AACR2
  • Experience with the ExLibris Alma ILS.
  • Experience working with digital libraries or institutional repositories.
  • Post-MLIS (or equivalent degree) professional experience in original cataloging and/or metadata creation for Japanese language materials
  • Working knowledge and/or cataloging experience in one or more other East Asian languages, i.e. Chinese and/or Korean languages.

 

Application Instructions

The closing date for applications is 11:59pm EST on Wednesday, July 31st, 2019. To ensure consideration, applications must be completed in Interfolio by this time throught the following link.

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 and email addresses)
  • Equity Diversity Inclusion (EDI) Statement*

 

*UW Libraries Equity Diversity Inclusion (EDI) Statement Guidelines

Equity is a core value of the UW Libraries and an integral component of the Libraries 2018-2021 Strategic Plan. We aspire to become a truly inclusive and equitable organization. In your application, please include a separate statement of no more than 300 words that describes your potential to support and contribute to the Libraries' commitment to providing equitable services and resources to all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status.

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Research Specialist, Isaacson, Miller, Boston, MA

Description

Isaacson, Miller (IM), the largest executive search firm dedicated to serving the leadership recruitment needs of the civic sector, seeks a Research Specialist to collaborate with Partners and frontline recruiters across the firm to identify talent and evaluate future leaders. 

 

In 2017 alone, the firm placed close to 300 executives at mission-driven organizations including leading colleges and universities, environmental organizations, foundations, human service agencies, research institutes, academic medical centers, economic development enterprises, arts and cultural institutions, and social justice and other national advocacy organizations. These institutions encourage the marketplace of ideas through research, teaching, and advocacy, inspire innovation, and arouse the charitable endeavors of private citizens. 

 

In the era of big data, Research Specialists must use 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 motivated individual to gain a thorough understanding of our nation's civic infrastructure and help recruit its next leaders.

 

The position requires a team-oriented approach, the ability to work with a range of people, an enthusiasm for finding and organizing information, and high attention to detail and standards. Someone who is self-motivated and intellectually curious will go far in this role. A Research Specialist works with the Partners, Associates, and Search Coordinators over the course of a search, providing research on the various fields, markets, and candidates. Research Specialists also work in their local offices and as part of the larger Research team on firm-wide research support initiatives and products. This position reports to the Senior Director of Search Services in the Boston office and works closely with the local office leadership. 

 

Research Specialist

The Research Specialist will be an intellectually curious, detail-oriented, and motivated individual with outstanding communication skills 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 the search teams to lead initial research strategy discussions and provide targeted research to aid in the successful completion of the search, including carrying out discrete research tasks.
  • 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; generally done before the first meeting with the potential client
  • Networking and candidate research: Build lists of names or organizations and research similar past searches and candidate pools to support associates during networking, using online databases and IM's internal records and database
  • Oppositional candidate research: Research and organize oppositional research on candidates; done before later stage candidate presentations and interviews with the client, using news databases and Google 
  • Work with the Knowledge Management & Search Services staff across IM offices to collect and organize research in order to ensure centralized accessibility of all updated research materials for both current and future searches. 
  • Participate in research team meetings and projects; coordinate workload with other Research Specialists. Research Specialists will respond primarily to the research needs of searches in their home offices. They will draw on each other's and their manager's help when they reach capacity.

 

Requirements

  • 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 search 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 and proactively update search teams on project progress. Motivated to understand the context and goals for research assignments; engages internal partners in ongoing 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.
  • Collaboration: Active inclination to seek knowledge from and share expertise with colleagues. 
  • Technical ability: Familiarity with search engines, web browsers, databases, and common office software. Willingness to discover, explore, master, and, when appropriate, teach new tools, sources, and techniques. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (especially Outlook, Word and Excel).
  • Attention to detail: Proficient with accurate data entry. Ability to contribute to and follow research protocols, where applicable.
  • Flexibility: Ability to recognize and accommodate internal customers' 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. Inquisitive and driven to understand the context and implications of the work. Ability to identify and articulate professional development goals.
  • Mission: A clear commitment to Isaacson, Miller's mission.

 

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

 

Isaacson, Miller

Isaacson, Miller was founded in 1982, and from the beginning, it has been committed to strengthening and diversifying leadership in the civic sector. Staff members share a fundamental dedication to the missions of the firm's clients. 

 

Today, IM conducts searches nationwide and increasingly overseas, across the entire civic sector and across all the core functions of its client organizations. The firm has enjoyed rapid and consistent growth in recent years, and has expanded its staff to keep up with strong client demand. While most of its clients are nonprofits, IM works occasionally with public agencies and select for-profit companies, particularly those with ties to education and science, as well as some socially responsible corporations. The firm aspires to be the dominant provider or serious competitor in each of the major fields in the nonprofit sector. It has a presence in each segment, in some cases modest, in others substantial.

 

The firm has a commitment to diversity that has been at the heart of its mission since its earliest years, regarding diversity in all of its forms as critical to the strength and well-being of the civic sector. 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 been people 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 of the whole being much greater than the sum of the parts. Employees across the firm are encouraged to contribute beyond specific practices or formal job titles; recent firm-wide initiatives have included a diversity group, website working group, marketing group, and a social committee. Indeed, corporate citizenship is frequently considered when evaluating staff for promotion within the firm.  

 

This dedication to mission and general esprit de corps attract a remarkably diverse and talented staff, many of whom have held senior leadership positions in universities and colleges, advocacy organizations, public sector agencies, and human services organizations. The Boston Globe has included IM in its list of the Best Places to Work in Massachusetts. 

 

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland

The Department of Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) seeks to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (equivalent to Asst Professor/Associate Professor) in Information Science.  CIS provides one of the largest postgraduate programmes in Information and Library Studies in the UK, and is a member of the iSchools group, a coalition of the world's leading information schools.  Our SISRG (Strathclyde iSchool Research Group) research group is an interdisciplinary information science research group, investigating information behaviour, information engagement, information policy and interactive information retrieval.  In pursuit of a literate and informed society, much of our work is societal in nature and holistic in perspective, investigating human information need and use, and informing the design and delivery of public information systems and services.

 

We seek to recruit an energetic, highly motivated scholar who will contribute to the research, teaching, and administrative activities of the school in the MSc and PhD programs. The successful applicant will have primary research interests and expertise in information and library studies.  The appointee will be expected to teach on the Department's MSc Information and Library Studies and to work closely with our Information Seeking Behaviour research group (a sub-group within our SISRG).  We particularly encourage applicants with practical library experience.

 

Candidates for Lecturer level will demonstrate significant promise in their research discipline with a record of achievement in their career to date.  Candidates for Senior Lecturer level will already have a track record of scholarship and teaching experience. They will have ambitious academic goals and an understanding of how to bring in the grant income required to fund those goals.

 

An appointment will be made at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer dependent on the skills and experience of the candidate. Please indicate which position you wish to be considered for.

 

Research Starter Grant

The Faculty of Science offers a Research Starter Grant to all new full-time, non-professorial, academic staff within the Faculty. The grant may be used for any purpose that assists staff to establish their Strathclyde research career and to assist in attracting additional funding for research from external sources. Any grant awarded will be to a maximum of £10,000, and the planned expenditure of the award is normally for a period of 18 months.


Formal interviews for this post will be held week commencing 10/06/2019. 

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Professor Ian Ruthven or Dr Diane Pennington, ian.ruthven@strath.ac.uk, diane.pennington@strath.ac.uk, (+44 141 548 3704, +44 141 548 3900). 

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Cataloging and Metadata Librarian, Swarthmore College, Philadelphia, PA

The Cataloging and Metadata Librarian will strengthen the discovery of the Libraries' collections by creating original MARC metadata records following RDA and AACR2 standards, as well as other non-MARC metadata related formats (e.g., Dublin Core, MODS, METS). The candidate will implement and assist in the development of metadata policies including descriptive, administrative, and technical metadata schemas for the Libraries' current and future systems including ExLibris' Alma/Primo, Islandora, and other content management systems. An initial focus for this position will be a collaborative effort to improve and revise migrated data. The incumbent also assists the Electronic Resources Management Librarian in support for e-resource discovery and access.

 

Essential Responsibilities

Cataloging:  Performs original and copy cataloging for a variety of material types; Evaluates and upgrades minimal level bibliographic records; Corrects data errors in bibliographic, holding, and item records; Contributes to authority control and classification

Bibliographic Metadata Management: Collaborates with colleagues to support the use of Alma functionality for metadata management; Participates in TriCollege projects for metadata creation and enrichment; In consultation with Electronic Resources Management Librarian, creates and manages import profiles

Metadata Creation and Support for Local Digital Collections: Coordinates with Special Collections colleagues to develop appropriate non-MARC metadata for items in the library digital collections;  Streamlines processes for metadata cleanup and provides support for metadata transformation

 

Additional Responsibilities 

Evaluates content of e-resource packages to determine completeness in order to ensure patrons have full access to licensed content; Collaborates and liaises with colleagues throughout the Libraries as well as those in the TriCollege consortium; Serves as a member of relevant Library and TriCollege committees and working groups for the Libraries as appropriate; Contributes to the overall goals of the Libraries, demonstrating flexibility and accommodation to shifting priorities

Required Qualifications 

  • MLIS, MLS, or equivalent degree; Two or more years of experience working with metadata in an academic or research library
  • Knowledge of, and experience applying, cataloging standards such as AACR2/RDA, MARC, LCC, and LCSH, Cooperative Online Serials Program (CONSER)
  • Experience with OCLC Connexion and an integrated library system
  • Ability to be agile, adaptive, and to think critically in analyzing problems and developing resourceful solutions
  • Strong service orientation, analytical and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated and detail-oriented with outstanding written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience with the ExLibris' Alma/Primo library system;
  • Experience working with regular expressions, Perl or Python;
  • Knowledge of system and metadata interoperability;
  • Experience with MarcEdit

 

To Apply

This is a Full-time position that offers a competitive benefits package and paid time off.  This position is a exempt salary grade 08. For more information and to apply, please visit: http://careers.swarthmore.edu/cw/en-us/job/

Swarthmore College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. 


Applications close: 26 Jun 2019 Eastern Daylight Time

 

Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence and nondiscrimination in its educational program and employment practices and encourages candidates who will further advance the goal of fostering a diverse and inclusive community. As one of the nation's finest institutions of higher learning, Swarthmore College is global in outlook and draws students from around the nation and world. The 425‐acre campus is a designated arboretum, complete with gardens, rolling lawns, a creek, wooded hills, and hiking trails in the Crum Woods. 

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Research Librarian I, American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Washington, D.C.

Department: Research & Collective Bargaining Services

Location: Washington, D.C.

Grade:  United Staff Union -- Grade 8

Salary:  Starts at $72,447 with union-negotiated wage/step increases.

Benefits: List of benefits

 

Duties, Requirements and Desired Qualifications

This position is responsible for providing information and research services to union staff and leadership. The ideal candidate will be adept at: selecting and distributing news and other relevant information for a targeted audience, researching, analyzing, and disseminating information from diverse sources in response to patron requests, contributing to the management, organization, and assessment of the library collection, and providing outreach and instruction services for users of the Information Center. 

 

Duties:

  • Curates and assembles a daily email newsletter from a wide variety of sources, comprehensively covering key developments in topics of interest to AFSCME.
  • Researches, retrieves, analyzes and disseminates information from electronic and print sources in response to reference requests.
  • Synthesizes research findings into structured, digestible reports for a variety of audiences.
  • Assists with collection management responsibilities including cataloging, identifying and evaluating potential acquisitions, shelving and weeding the collection. 
  • Performs outreach and instructional services for staff and provides access, assistance and support for Information Center resources.
  • Researches, selects and independently assembles and distributes articles for AFSCME Information Center blogs. 
  • Creates fact sheets, user guides, and other documentation on internal and external electronic communications to foster user self-sufficiency.
  • Conducts presentations or instructional sessions for internal and external audiences.
  • Remains knowledgeable on issues affecting AFSCME members.
  • May supervise clerical support staff.
  • Performs other general duties as assigned. 

 

Education and Experience Requirements:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university; an advanced degree in library or information science is strongly preferred, and three to five years of experience in a library or similar setting which provides the following skills.

 

Skills Requirements:

  • Ability to identify requestors' needs through use of reference interviews and craft effective search strategies to address those needs.
  • Ability to synthesize research findings and write clear, organized reports of research results based on the identified information need.
  • Skilled in the use of digital technologies and experienced with electronic library information systems, databases and other information management and retrieval tools.
  • Ability to perform sound research and make logical conclusions.
  • Ability to evaluate, abstract and analyze data and technical information from diverse sources.
  • Knowledge of library administration principles.
  • Experience with knowledge and information management principles, strategies and technologies.
  • Ability to develop positive working relationships with colleagues and Information Center users.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple demands and deadlines and to balance short- and long-term priorities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Commitment to AFSCME's mission.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of advanced search logic techniques and optimal usage of complex legal, business and news databases.
  • Experience with library technical services including administration of OPAC software or other discovery systems and knowledge of metadata and cataloging standards.
  • Familiarity with data and information management technologies such as content management system administration, HTML, digital asset management and relational database structures.
  • Interest in labor relations and public sector institutions, law and policy issues.

 

AFSCME is an equal opportunity employer, and, as such, does not discriminate an employee or applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious affiliation, disability, or any other classification protected from discrimination under applicable law.

 

Benefits and Union Membership

Benefits:

  • Full employer-paid health insurance for employee and family, including major medical, hospitalization, prescription drugs, vision, dental and orthodontia
  • Health insurance for domestic partners
  • Paid short term disability
  • Paid long term disability
  • Defined benefit pension plan (jointly paid)
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Full employer-paid life insurance and accidental death benefits
  • 3 weeks earned vacation per year
  • 12 days earned sick leave per year
  • 12 paid holidays per year
  •  Holiday release between Christmas and New Year's Day with pay
  • Tuition assistance reimbursement plan
  • Dependent care assistance plan (flexible spending account)

 

Union Membership:

Employees filling a United Staff Union bargaining unit position are required to join the union and pay membership dues.

 

To view this posting, go to: https://afscmestaff.org/librarian_job

 

To be considered

Please send an email with an attached cover letter and resume to: recruiting@afscme.org. Include the position title, and if you are a current member of an AFSCME Local, in the subject line of your email.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled. However, we strongly encourage applying before June 28, 2019.

 

 

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Data Librarian and Instructor, University of Nevada - Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

UNLV University Libraries seeks nominations and applications for an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented tenure-track faculty member to serve as the Data Librarian & Instructor (DLI). Based in the Research & Education Division and reporting to the Head of Knowledge Production, the DLI will develop and extend the Library's role in providing services centered on the acquisition, development, and utilization of research data. The Libraries created this new position to improve coordinated support for library-based data services and enable research through data instruction, outreach, and community building.

 

The DLI will build on an existing team of functional experts and subject liaisons situated across multiple Library divisions and focused on providing services to the University community related­­ to scholarly activity and research data management. This role is highly collaborative, and the successful candidate must be an active relationship builder and excellent communicator with the ability to work cross-organizationally to develop and communicate data services.

 

Responsibilities

  • Consults and provides instruction for students, faculty, and staff from all academic disciplines in the acquisition, analysis, visualization, and management of data.
  • Collaborates with Library and University stakeholders to design services to support data management, sharing, and reuse.
  • Creates guides and digital learning objects to enhance and scale data services.
  • Expands capacity of the Libraries to meet emerging needs by coordinating training for Library faculty and staff related to data resources and services.
  • Partners with stakeholders to develop data collections, drawing on an understanding of the collection's strengths, its use, and scholarly trends in order to maximize relevance to the UNLV scholarly community.
  • Assists in identifying potential new applications of data services in higher education.
  • Participates in the activities of the Research & Education Division and contributes significantly to the planning, development, and assessment of the Division's policies and services.
  • Participates in faculty governance activities, including attending faculty meetings, voting on bylaws changes, voting in other faculty elections, and serving on committees when elected or appointed.
  • Establishes and sustains an ongoing service and scholarship record in accordance with UNLV Library Faculty Bylaws and university tenure and promotion procedures.

 

Qualifications

This position requires an earned Master's Degree in library or information science from an American Library Association accredited program by the date of appointment. 

Required

  • Competence and sensitivity in working at a university in which students, faculty, and staff are highly diverse with regard to many facets of identity, including but not limited to gender, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, income, level of educational attainment, and religion.
  • Demonstrated teaching ability and experience with instructional design principles and creating inclusive learning experiences.
  • Demonstrated data skills, including data cleaning/wrangling/normalization, using regular expressions, and web scraping.
  • Demonstrated experience with one or more statistical software packages such as SPSS, Stata, or R. 
  • Ability to select, acquire, and manage licensed, and open data collections to support campus research and scholarship.
  • Familiarity with aspects of copyright and licensing relating to the deposit, discoverability, sharing and reproducibility of research data.
  • Familiarity with metadata standards related to the description, access, and preservation of numeric data (e.g. Data Documentation Initiative).

Preferred

  • Experience acquiring or licensing data resources for a library collection.
  • Proficiency in a programming language to support data manipulation.
  • Working knowledge of various funding agencies' requirements related to research data and ability to consult and provide instruction on such requirements.
  • Graduate degree in a social science field, statistics coursework, certification in data science, or advanced training in data handling.

 

Salary Range

This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position at Rank II (equivalent to Assistant Professor). Salary range is $65,000 - $68,000. Salary is competitive with those at similarly situated institutions and dependent upon labor market. Position is contingent upon funding. In addition, University Libraries is committed to and helps fund professional development opportunities.

 

Required Attachment(s)

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, emails and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on April 22, 2019 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date.  Materials should be addressed to the Data Librarian and Instructor, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inquiry@unlv.edu.

 

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

 

Special Instructions For Internal NSHE Candidates

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If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.

 

Safety and Security Statement

UNLV is committed to assisting all members of the UNLV community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report compliance document is available online.

UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

 

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Research Services Librarian for the Humanities, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

The Kelvin Smith Library at Case Western Reserve University is seeking a Research Services Librarian for the Humanities.


Position Description

Librarians work in service-driven teams that support the university research, instruction, and library collections services. Librarian positions require expertise in library services to nurture library partnerships with teaching and research faculty, students, staff, other libraries, publishers, and other stakeholders.

Librarians may be assigned to perform work related to one or more of the following: collection management, research assistance, information fluency instruction, and faculty and departmental liaisonship. To effectively accomplish the objectives of the Research Services Team, the librarian must keep abreast of new models of librarianship and develop formal and informal methods of engagement that highlight the library's role in furthering faculty and student scholarly endeavors.

The librarian will provide demonstrations of emerging scholarly resources and technologies to interested faculty, students, staff, librarians, the research community, and library supporters. All librarians work closely together and in cooperation with librarians from other CWRU libraries to meet faculty and student needs, and to foster collaborative initiatives. 

 

Qualifications 

    Required 

  • Master's degree in Library Science or advanced degree in a humanities discipline.
  • Some subject knowledge in a humanities discipline. 

    Preferred

  • Experience in information literacy instruction, assessment, active learning, and some knowledge of a second language.

 

Environment 

The Kelvin Smith Library is a dynamic, technology-rich, and highly collaborative organization that is a member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), OhioLINK, and CNI.  Supported by an endowment, the Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship integrates e-research and digital scholarship services.  Founded in 1826, the University is an internationally recognized private research university serving 4,400 undergraduates and 5,650 graduate students with a full-time faculty of 3,055.

Situated in Cleveland's vibrant University Circle cultural community, CWRU is an integral partner with world-class cultural organizations such as the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Western Reserve Historical Society, the Cleveland Botanical Garden, and the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.  KSL affiliate libraries include the Cleveland Institute of Art, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives.

 

Salary 

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

Application Process 

The full job description and application information are available at https://bit.ly/2Vb2Yag. Job ID 7554

 

Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity.  Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Metadata Librarian, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

The University of Washington Libraries seeks an enthusiastic and proactive Metadata Librarian to develop and maintain expertise in metadata schemas, standards, and tools, and provide vision and leadership within the department and the Libraries in implementing them.

 

This position prepares the Libraries for adoption of existing and emerging standards, best practices, and tools, and advises librarians, researchers, and other data owners on the application of established and emerging metadata schemas. This position reports to the Interim Head of Metadata & Cataloging Initiatives Unit, a newly created unit within CAMS. The successful candidate will have the capacity to thrive in an exciting, fluid, future-oriented Libraries environment, and to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities. This is a full-time position with a flexible start date.

 

Specific Responsibilities and Duties

  • Maintains a working knowledge of existing and emerging metadata standards, tools, and best practices, as well as developments in interoperability, with a focus on standards the Libraries currently employ, such as Dublin Core, BIBFRAME, MARCXML, and RDF.
  • Assists in planning and implementing metadata for digital resources, including selection of metadata schemas, standards, data elements, and thesauri.
  • Plays a significant role in selected projects that include data migration, reformatting or repurposing, and choosing appropriate metadata mappings and tools.
  • Helps maintain, develop, implement, and extend the libraries' metadata registry. Contributes to the maintenance of digital content repositories. Communicates about metadata developments to appropriate staff.
  • Creates metadata for digital collections originating within the Libraries, the University, or related consortia and projects.
  • Provides training in metadata creation and data modeling.
  • Creates and contributes to educational programs and resources - such as web pages, information literacy workshops, and classroom instruction - detailing metadata developments.
  • Assists in the development and oversight of workflows for metadata within the department, and writes and maintains documentation. May participate in grants or other projects.

 

Salary 

$52,000 minimum. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and background.

 

Rank

Position will be at rank of Assistant or Senior Assistant Librarian, depending on qualifications and background. 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. This is a full time, 12-month appointment.

 

Anticipated Start Date

While we hope to fill the position by Fall 2019 we are happy to work with the successful candidate to explore opportunities for an earlier or later start date.

 

Qualifications

Required

  • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree.
  • Experience working with metadata or cataloging standards and best practices.
  • Experience with authority control, controlled vocabularies, or identity management.
  • Knowledge of current trends and developments in providing metadata.
  • Ability to install, assess, and deploy technology to improve library services.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.
  • Evidence of the ability to work with others in a demanding and rapidly changing environment where consultation, collaboration, and cooperation are valued and essential.
  • Evidence of excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

 

Preferred

  • Experience working in detail with at least one major metadata standard.
  • Professional experience with the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative specifications.
  • Professional experience designing and implementing metadata across multiple platforms.
  • Experience with linked data, semantic web applications, ontologies, and RDF.
  • Experience working with digital repository systems and/or digital asset management systems, preferably CONTENTdm and DSpace.
  • Experience with library resource management systems, preferably Ex Libris Alma.
  • Experience using XML tools (XSLT, XML Schema, Schematron, RELAX NG, XQuery, XProc, eXist-db).
  • Knowledge of metadata analysis, transformation tools, and scripting languages for data manipulation (OpenRefine, MarcEdit, Python, Ruby, shell scripting, etc.).

 

Application Instructions

Apply Here:        https://apply.interfolio.com/62927

The closing date for applications is 11:59pm EST on Monday, June 10To ensure consideration, applications must be completed in Interfolio by this time.

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 and email addresses)
  • Equity Diversity Inclusion (EDI) Statement*

 

*UW Libraries Equity Diversity Inclusion (EDI) Statement Guidelines

Equity is a core value of the UW Libraries and an integral component of the Libraries 2018-2021 Strategic Plan. We aspire to become a truly inclusive and equitable organization. In your application, please include a separate statement of no more than 300 words that describes your potential to support and contribute to the Libraries' commitment to providing equitable services and resources to all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status.

 

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Application Administrator/Developer, University at Albany, Albany, NY

The University at Albany Libraries (State University of New York, Albany, NY) seek an energetic, creative, and knowledgeable Application Administrator/Developer for Library Systems. The successful candidate will be a domain expert for the management of multiple proprietary and open source/community-developed library applications, including systems that support interlibrary loan, electronic reserves, proxy, archives, special collections, and institutional repository services.


The position is responsible for administering, developing, integrating, deploying, and maintaining production-level library technology services that are robust, high-quality, and reliable, and meet the needs of library patrons and the University. The external services are primarily complex applications that are available to the campus community, and the internal services support library operations.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Implement, troubleshoot, and maintain both proprietary and open source software with varying levels of external support

  • Work with library faculty and staff to select, test, and evaluate a variety of applications to fulfill library-specific services and workflows

  • Collaborate with other library departments in planning, supporting, and managing technology-based services, such as the Ares electronic reserves management system, ILLiad resource sharing management system, EZproxy proxy server, ArchivesSpace archives information management system, Solr search platform, Hydra/Hyrax repository system, and Arclight digital media search software

  • Configure and modify a variety of open source software to customize functionality in order to meet a variety of particular librarian and end-user needs

  • Continually evaluate, maintain, and restructure existing systems to streamline infrastructure, reduce support needs when possible, and ensure sustainability

  • Envision and design systems that span multiple interoperable applications and function as networks in order to simplify user access to resources

  • Learn and adapt to prevailing best practices in library technology

  • Monitor Help Desk tickets for the assigned applications to ensure timely completion and communication of problems

  • Share with other Library Systems professional staff night / weekend / holiday responsibility for restoring library systems and services to normal working conditions when they become inoperative

The successful candidate will fulfill an important partnership role within the University Libraries and participate in University-wide initiatives, such as an institutional repository; be professionally active; and perform other duties, such as committee service. The Application Administrator/Developer reports to the Head of Library Systems and all work will be performed on site.

 

For additional information, including qualification requirements and application instructions:https://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=109117

 

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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Cataloging and Metadata Management Librarian, University of Miami, Miami, FL

The University of Miami Libraries seeks applications from candidates at all levels and experience for an innovative and collaborative professional for the position of Cataloging and Metadata Management Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Metadata & Discovery Services, this position will focus on the creation, maintenance, and enhancement of metadata across multiple discovery platforms and library systems. This position will provide resource discovery expertise ensuring the quality of metadata and cataloging records in the resource discovery tools, develop new approaches to metadata processes, and consult with various stakeholders.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Database Maintenance Activities (30%)

  • Directs batch loading activities and global editing of local bibliographic records.
  • Oversees the maintenance of authorities across various library systems
  • Explores new tools and techniques to leverage metadata for new discovery platforms.
  • Helps to position library metadata for future linked open data projects.
  • Collaborates and consults with various stakeholders to promote the discoverability of library resources.
  • Helps oversee the collection and dissemination of cataloging and collection management statistics.
  • Resolves complex catalog problems referred by staff.

 

Workflow Integrations and Special Projects (30%)

  • Identifies, develops, and manages special cataloging and metadata projects.
  • Documents local practices, workflows, and policies.
  • Serves as an Alma certified administrator focused on cataloging, acquisitions, and resources management-related issues.
  • Trains librarians, staff, and students working on cataloging and metadata quality control projects, copy cataloging, and database maintenance activities.

 

Original Cataloging (30%)

  • Contributes to the department's original and complex copy cataloging activities in a variety of formats and languages.
  • Creates and modifies authority records under NACO guidelines; May serve as NACO liaison to Program for Cooperative Cataloging.

 

Professional Service and Engagement (10%)

  • Serves on/participates in Libraries and University committees, task forces, and teams as appropriate.
  • Networks, collaborates, and actively participates in local, regional, national, or international organizations regarding issues in librarianship, cataloging, and metadata creation.
  • Represents and promotes the University of Miami Libraries in local, state-wide, regional, national, or international organizations, as appropriate.

 

Qualifications

Required:

  • Master's degree from an ALA accredited library science program or ALA approved foreign equivalent.
  • Experience and demonstrated proficiency in resource description and authority control using international standards and formats including but not limited to: RDA, Dublin Core, MARC bibliographic and authority formats.
  • Experience and demonstrated proficiency with OCLC Connexion and an ILS/LSP.
  • Working knowledge of metadata processing and transformation tools (like MarcEdit and OpenRefine).
  • Ability to plan projects, take initiative, meet deadlines, and create documentation.
  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate a strong service orientation, forward thinking and flexible.
  • Ability to work independently, collaboratively, and in teams within the Library and University.
  • Aptitude for technology; willingness to learn new systems and software to solve problems.
  • Ability to cultivate an environment of diversity and inclusion.

 

Preferred:

  • Experience with Ex Libris' Alma library services platform.
  • Prior training experience.
  • Reading knowledge of foreign language(s).

 

The University: The University of Miami is one of the nation's leading research universities in a community of extraordinary diversity and international vitality. The University is a privately supported, non-sectarian institution comprising eleven degree granting schools and colleges.  The University is located in Miami, Florida, with three locations throughout the subtropical region:  Coral Gables (a 260-acre campus serving as home to nine of the University's eleven degree granting schools and colleges); downtown Miami (Miller School of Medicine and UHealth); and Virginia Key (Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science).

 

The University is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. The University is committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through commitment to the values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT), the University strives to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work.

 

The Library: The University of Miami Libraries (UML) rank among the top 50 research libraries in North America with a collection of nearly 4 million volumes and more than 100,000 current serials subscriptions. UML comprises six libraries across the University's three campuses. UML locations on the Coral Gables campus include: the Otto G. Richter Library (the central, interdisciplinary library); the Paul Buisson Architecture Library; the Judi Prokop Newman Business Information Resource Center; and the Marta and Austin Weeks Music Library. The downtown Miami campus hosts the Louis Calder Memorial Library. The Virginia Key campus hosts the Rosenstiel Marine and Atmospheric Science Library. 

 

The Department: The Metadata & Discovery Services department improves the discovery of and access to the library resources across multiple library platforms, including the Libraries catalog and digital collections. This resource description and discovery work serves to describe all physical and electronic resources acquired and retained by the library through up-to-date cataloging and metadata practices. 

 

Salary and Benefits: Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a non-tenure track faculty appointment at the Librarian Assistant or Associate Professor rank. The position offers a comprehensive benefits package including: TIAA-CREF; medical and dental insurance; life, disability, and long-term care insurance available; tuition remission; 13 paid holidays; and 22 days annual vacation.

 

Additional employment benefits available include credit union; Employee Assistance Program; bookstore, and sporting event discounts; optional fee-based membership in a state-of-the-art wellness center, and no state or local income taxes. Moving allowance is available. More information on benefits can be found at: www.miami.edu/benefits

 

Applications and Nominations: Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted athttps://umiami.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UMFaculty/job/Coral-Gables-FL/Librarian-Assoc-Professor_R100031807 and must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names of three references. If you would like more information, please go to the University of Miami Libraries employment page at https://www.library.miami.edu/workhere/index.html.

 

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

The University has a strong commitment to diversity and encourages applications from candidates of diverse cultural backgrounds.

 

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Scholarly Communications Librarian, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA

Gettysburg College's Musselman Library invites a librarian with a teaching and outreach orientation to join its Scholarly Communications department. Our library is a dynamic organization where every staff member makes a difference. We serve an increasingly diverse liberal arts community of 2,600 undergraduate students, including 20-25% first-generation college students and over 16% Pell Grant recipients. We recognize that excellence cannot be achieved without diversity, and we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that offers students and colleagues richly varied perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.

 

The Scholarly Communications Librarian plays a key role in providing and expanding library services related to open access, open education, and library publishing. The successful candidate is an enthusiastic and engaged teacher who can design and deliver outreach and instructional activities and programs, both to promote scholarly communications services and to contribute to an active information literacy program. This position will oversee sustainable growth and management of our established institutional repository, The Cupola, as well as collaborate to develop new open access journals like our undergraduate journals. This librarian will join a growing campus conversation about textbook affordability and work with administrators, faculty, and other stakeholders to improve affordability. They will also provide education and support that enables faculty to adopt, adapt, and create Open Educational Resources for use in their courses.

 

Like all Gettysburg College librarians, the Scholarly Communications Librarian will participate actively in collection development, serve as liaison to one or more academic departments, serve on library committees, participate in a weekly rotation at the research help desk, and benefit from continuing education and professional development opportunities. The librarian will participate in the hiring, training, supervision, and mentoring of interns and student employees. This position reports to the Assistant Dean and Director of Scholarly Communications.

 

Gettysburg College seeks candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members. Interest in creating an inclusive campus community, working with underserved populations, and a strong commitment to the liberal arts college experience is expected. The salary is competitive and is complemented with a superior benefits package.

 

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Master's degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program (or equivalent accreditation outside the U.S.) by anticipated start date in August 2019
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the current scholarly communications environment, including open access issues, institutional repositories, open education, library publishing, copyright, and author rights
  • Excellent demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing, including demonstrated cross-cultural competency in communications with diverse groups of students and colleagues
  • Teaching experience, familiarity with information literacy concepts and trends, and ability to contribute to an active information literacy instruction program that values creative instructional design and assessment
  • Demonstrated ability both to work independently, and to work collaboratively and effectively with a diverse group of people in a dynamic environment
  • Strong service orientation and the ability to interact positively with students, faculty, and the public, as well as demonstrated commitment to participating in and building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse campus community
  • Demonstrated ability to organize activities and projects

Preferred:

  • One to two years of work experience in instruction, scholarly communications, or related area (such as copyright), preferably in an academic library environment
  • Experience with bepress Digital Commons or another institutional repository platform
  • Knowledge of and experience with digital humanities/digital scholarship activities for undergraduates

 

Application materials must be received by May 17, 2019. Anticipated start date is August 2019.

 

Please visit our website to submit application materials through our online hiring system: http://gettysburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/3000

 

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

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Multiple Positions, Congressional Research Service (CRS), Washington, D.C.

Technical Information Specialist (Temporary Position)

Open: 04/30/2019-05/15/2019

Salary: $57,510 to $74,759 per year

 

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking to fill a 6-month Technical Information Specialist (TIS), position in the Knowledge Services Group (KSG).   The temporary TIS will work under the direction of the Head of the Content Management and Data Analytics section in the Knowledge Services Group.  The position will assist with digitization efforts by performing quality control of materials digitized, uploading materials into CRS systems, creating and checking metadata, resolving data problems, and performing analysis of content and subject cataloging. The employee in this position may also aid in testing search and retrieval functionality, and verifying security restrictions.

 

Responsibilites:

  • Receiving and organizing electronic and paper CRS materials.
  • Conducting online searches to determine the current status of designated CRS materials.
  • Uploading digitized materials to CRS system using system user interfaces.
  • Inputting and updating metadata for CRSX materials based on instructions.
  • Performing quality assurance reviews of data base according to CRS standards.
  • Creating verbal and written briefings on status of projects.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

 

Students currently pursuing a degree in Library and Information Science are encouraged to apply.

 

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

 

CRS is fully committed to workforce diversity. If you are interested in being considered, please submit an email to Andrea Butts, abutts@crs.loc.gov, by May 15th that includes, along with your resume, the reasons for your interest, and the particular qualifications you possess that make you a good fit for the position. Although it is the Library's policy to afford the maximum pay benefit to employees when setting rates of pay, a new appointee who has had no previous Federal service will generally be paid the minimum step of the grade.

 

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Legislative Data Specialist (Temporary Position)

Open: 04/30/2019-05/17/2019

Salary:  $83,398 to $108,422 per year

 

The Congressional Research Service (CRS), a service unit of the Library of Congress, works exclusively for the United States Congress providing non-partisan policy and analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. The Congressional and Information Publishing Division (CIP), in CRS, seeks a Legislative Data Specialist (GS-12) to support the senior members of the Congress.gov team in CIP.   

 

Responsibilities:

The Congressional and Information Publishing (CIP) division, in CRS, is seeking a Legislative Data Specialist, for a 6-month pilot initiative, to expose, curate, and document the provision of Congress.gov data through an API in support of specific data research and analytical requirements.  The work will be conducted under the leadership of senior members of CRS's Congress.gov team and will be accomplished, in large part, in partnership with CRS analysts and information professionals. The successful candidate will possess expertise and proven experience in data management, API's, scripting languages, and in integrating data with end-user visual and analytical tools.  

 

Minimum Qualifications - Demonstrated ability and experience to partner with, support, and instruct subject matter experts to:

  • Identify and extract data, including from API's, on a recurring basis using complex processes and automated tools where appropriate and/or merge or compile data from multiple sources.
  • Develop and use complex query scripts to further analyze and present results using end-user visual and analytical tools.
  • Develop and maintain best practices in the curation and management of data.
  • Recommend appropriate standard metadata schemas and workflows to describe, document and annotate data sets to enable their discovery and reuse.
  • Promote best practices and guidelines in documenting the data processing work performed on particular data sets.
  • Use statistical / qualitative analysis and data visualization tools.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with legislative information in a public policy context
  • Experience working with Congress.gov, SAS, Adobe Web Analytics, Confluence, R, Python, Java, and JSON

 

CRS is fully committed to workforce diversity. The work schedule is potentially comp-time, flextime, limited telework eligible, Monday thru Friday, 40 hours per week. The desired start date for the position is June 10, 2019 (and potentially earlier). Interested candidates should email a cover letter expressing an interest in this opportunity, and a federal style resume that clearly demonstrates their qualifications including experience, education and training related to the required qualifications and duties listed above to: Dale Shirachi, dshirachi@crs.loc.gov, by May 17, 2019.

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Research and Instruction Librarian, Nevada State College, Henderson, NV

The Marydean Martin Library at Nevada State College (NSC) invites applications for a Research & Instruction Librarian. Reporting to the Director of Library Services, the successful candidate will join a dynamic team with an established culture of assessment and continuous improvement. The Research & Instruction Librarian is responsible for leading the instruction program for the Marydean Martin Library. The Research & Instruction Librarian will build relationships with campus stakeholders in order to contribute to the College's mission of increasing the success of our highly-diverse and largely-underserved student population.

 

Potential projects in this position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve in a leadership role to integrate the Library's teaching and learning program into the College's core curriculum
  • Lead a summer institute to guide instructors on evidence-based methods for creating effective research assignments
  • Create a flipped model of in-person library instruction, leveraging the benefits of active learning to improve student outcomes

 

The ideal candidate for this position will understand the value of building relationships with instructors to maximize library impact. They will be able to advocate for the value of the Library on a campus that is focused on making measurable improvements to student retention and graduation rates.

 

About Nevada State College

Founded in 2002, Nevada State College (NSC) is a four-year public college located on a developing 512-acre campus in the foothills of Henderson, Nevada (adjacent to Las Vegas). Our faculty members enjoy the rare opportunity to mold the College as it continues to grow into a cornerstone of higher education in Southern Nevada.

 

NSC serves approximately 4,900 students who are highly diverse and largely underserved; a majority of our students are first generation, racial/ethnic minorities, parents, and/or returning students. As a teaching-oriented institution, our faculty focus on high-quality instruction, engaging learning experiences, and innovative techniques to improve student learning.

 

At Nevada State College, we celebrate the storied backgrounds of our campus community. We operate with a shared commitment to represent and serve the diverse population of Nevada and to encourage the exchange of ideas that respects and honors the lived experiences of our students, staff, and faculty. We foster a culture of inclusive excellence so our members can live authentically, fully engage, and flourish. To strengthen the College and progress its mission, the college dedicates itself to intentional and ongoing reflection to meet the evolving needs of NSC, the surrounding communities, and the State of Nevada.

 

About the Marydean Martin Library

As the first "bookless" academic library in the state of Nevada, the Marydean Martin Library focuses its effort on improving outcomes for the College's largely first-generation, diverse, and underrepresented student population. This is achieved in a highly collaborative project-based work environment that aims for demonstrable improvements. We strongly recommend applying for this position if you are excited by the prospect of:

  • A culture of assessment that encourages experimentation and drives improvement
  • An energetic project-based work environment that is both reflective and results-oriented
  • Meaningful collaboration with colleagues within and outside the Library
  • A supportive work environment with the leading academic unit scores in a recent climate survey of campus employees

 

The Library regularly partners with instructors on course design, enhances the affordability of course content with open educational resources, and collaborates with instructors to integrate technology such as 3D printing services into the curriculum. The Library also has a deep collaboration with the Office of Institutional Research that has led to research findings indicating that students who use the Library's digital collections and services have improved research assignment grades, semester GPA, academic standing, and one-term retention.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provides information literacy instruction and research services for students in designated subject areas (40%)
  • Provides leadership for the Library's information literacy program, working collaboratively with campus stakeholders to integrate library resources and services into the curriculum (30%)
  • Leads assessment of the library instruction program and student learning outcomes (10%)
  • Creates scholarly products; actively participates in professional engagement or service at the library, college, and national level; and meets other NSC requirements for promotion and tenure (20%)

 

Required Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited master's degree or equivalent by the start date
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to quickly build rapport with students, faculty, and other campus stakeholders

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience providing research and instruction services in an academic library
  • Experience leading information literacy initiatives in an academic library
  • Experience supporting the success of students who are historically underrepresented in higher education
  • Experience assessing student learning
  • Creativity in problem-solving and enthusiasm for self-directed projects
  • Enthusiasm for collaborating with campus stakeholders
  • Ability to work comfortably with ambiguity, to progress multiple priorities/projects simultaneously, and flexibility to accommodate shifting priorities
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team-based environment

 

Rank, Salary & Benefits

Tenure-track, Assistant Professor level. Budgeted salary for this position is $55,000, plus excellent benefits, including 14.5% retirement match, 24 annual leave days, beginning balance of 30 sick leave days, 11 paid holidays, educational benefits, and the choice of three health insurance plans that can be supplemented with flexible spending accounts or health savings accounts.

 

To Apply

Please visit the following link to view the full description and apply. Early career librarians are encouraged to apply. This position is open until filled. NSC is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and racial minorities.

 

For questions about the position, please contact the Director of Library Services, Nathaniel King at: nathaniel.king@nsc.edu.

 

Special Instructions for Internal NSHE Applicants

NSC employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at NSC and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site.

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Head - Business/SPEA Information Commons, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

The IU Libraries at Bloomington are seeking an innovative and service oriented individual for the position of Head, Business/SPEA Information Commons at the Indiana University Libraries Bloomington.

 

Reporting to the Head of Social Sciences, the Head of the Business/School of Public and Environmental Affairs Information Commons will serve as the primary contact and library liaison to faculty, students, and staff of the Kelley School of Business and the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA).  This position will supervise a staff of one librarian, one professional staff member, and two full-time support staff members who oversee the day-to-day operations of the facility and provide core services such as reference, circulation, some instruction, and reserves. 

 

The Head of the Business/SPEA Information Commons will be heavily involved in outreach, teaching, and instructional and research support. In addition, this position will be responsible for managing library collection funds.  This position works in close collaboration with library colleagues in the Social Sciences department and within the Research & Learning division, and is a member of the Libraries Managers Roundtable.

 

Responsibilities

  •  Provide vision and strategy for the Information Commons and manage its collections, services, and personnel
  • Lead the Business/SPEA Information Commons personnel in proactive engagement with constituents in order to anticipate and meet needs
  • Develop and manage relationships and explore and maximize partnerships within the Kelley School of Business, the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, and the IU Libraries system to facilitate problem solving and patron success and position the Libraries for new and sustained viability
  • Learn and understand the continually evolving research practices and teaching needs of those in the Kelley School of Business and School of Public and Environmental Affairs in order to promote the Business/SPEA Information Commons and its space, services, and collections
  • Create and deliver business-focused library offerings that address university and library strategic initiatives and support user success
  • Contribute to academic course development by providing instructional consultations and teaching support for faculty partners
  • Provide research support to faculty, students, staff, and the community at large
  • Serve as a resource for librarians and library staff in queries related to the Business/SPEA Information Commons and the disciplines therein
  • Develop print and electronic collections that meet patron needs and Library philosophies and specifications
  • Apply knowledge of information sources, platforms, and vendors related to Business, Economics, and SPEA disciplines
  • Supervise Business/SPEA Information Commons personnel and provide regular support, evaluations, and development opportunities
  • Ensure the continual development of facilities' policies and management

 

Qualifications

Required

  • ALA-accredited Master's degree in Library Science (MLS)
  • Ability to work in a team environment and build working relationships with campus colleagues
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well with diverse population of faculty, students, and academic colleagues
  • Experience in collection development and a broad knowledge of information resources for business, public affairs, environmental sciences, or other related social sciences
  • Demonstrated experience in pedagogy, information literacy instruction, and assessment
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver in-person and online research support
  • Supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of the values of diversity and the importance of inclusion as demonstrated through a commitment to apply and incorporate the differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization (https://libraries.indiana.edu/file/indiana-university-libraries-diversity-strategic-plan-pdf)
  • Ability to meet the requirements of a tenure or tenure-track position at the IU Libraries (https://libraries.indiana.edu/file/promotion-and-tenure-criteria-iub-librarians-pdf)

 

Preferred

  • 3-5 years of experience in an academic or research library strongly preferred
  • Knowledge or experience with developing and evaluating services and spaces
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a rapidly changing environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of key issues and trends that affect academic libraries and higher education

 

Salary and Benefits

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education; benefits include a university healthcare plan, university-funded base retirement plan, a 100% university paid group life insurance plan, and a generous paid time off plan. 

This tenure-track academic appointment includes eligibility for sabbatical leaves.  For a full list of benefit programs, please refer to the following resources:

 

To Apply

Applications received by Friday, May 31, 2019, will be given full consideration.   The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources, Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 205, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 - Phone: 812-855-8196 - Fax: 812-855-2576 - Email: libpers@indiana.edu.

 

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

 

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

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Digital Archivist Consultant, UNESCO, Paris, France

The Archives of UNESCO is looking for a Digital Archivist Consultant to join its team. We are a group of dedicated archivists and records managers that love challenges, enjoy using our knowledge of archival theory and practice in creative and new ways, and work collaboratively with staff across UNESCO including IT. In particular, we are looking for an archivist with knowledge and skill in functional analysis for the purpose of electronic records and archives management. The incumbent should

  • Provides vision, focus, and leadership for digital preservation activities within the Organization.
  • Surveys the current digital landscape at the Secretariat, including digitized collections, born-digital files on current and legacy media, and other born-digital materials.
  • Develops and documents policies, workflows, and procedures for accessioning, processing, describing, preserving, and providing access to digital records.
  • Applies said workflows and procedures to born-digital material acquired from the Organization's internal records, legacy media in existing hybrid collections
  • Contribute to planning and developing a digital preservation strategy.
  • Establishes standards for integrating born-digital material into finding aids and catalog records.
  • Trains existing staff on the born-digital procedures and assists in their execution of the new procedures.
  • Promotes digital preservation within UNESCO.

 

This is a short-term position with the possibility for extension and transition to open-ended employment. Deadline for application is May 10, 2019.

Please send your resume to Adama Aly PAM, Chief archivist at a.pam@unesco.org.

 

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Head - IT Service Strategy & Delivery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

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.

 

Information Technology Services & Digital Strategies

Information Technology Services & Digital Strategies (ITS & DS) is one of five departments in the Research & Learning Services portfolio of the University of Washington Libraries. The department has 16 staff: 5 librarians, 10 professional staff, and 1 classified staff organized in 4 units. Staff in the department provide collaborative leadership and support for accessibility, development and web services (including user experience), digital collections and repositories, resource discovery and library management systems, GIS, the Libraries' technology infrastructure, service strategy and delivery, and user support.

We are a collaborative environment, and ITS & DS staff partner with colleagues throughout the Libraries, across campus, and beyond on projects and initiatives to support the University's mission, which is the preservation, advancement, and dissemination of knowledge. ITS & DS strongly identifies with the Libraries' values of user-centered approaches, collaboration, equity, creativity, and sustainability.

 

The Position

Reporting to the Libraries' Director of Information Technology Services & Digital Strategies, the Head of IT Service Strategy & Delivery is a librarian who manages system-wide technology projects, identifies creative solutions to daily and strategic technology challenges, and supervises and evaluates staff in ITS & DS assigned to this unit. With other unit heads in the department, this position is responsible for ensuring that the services delivered by Libraries ITS & DS meet appropriate levels of quality, availability, and accessibility and assists with the management of the department. We are a highly collaborative environment, and ITS & DS in particular works closely across all departments and units within the Libraries. The incumbent participates in the planning, development, and implementation of the Libraries distributed computing environment, with an emphasis on services to the public and to Libraries' staff.

Guided by the Libraries' mission, vision, values, and strategic plan, the work is non-routine and requires collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, and diplomacy. This position exercises independence, sound judgment, and leadership in overseeing large, complex, distributed, and high-profile projects. The successful candidate will be a collaborative leader who possesses a broad understanding of the factors that contribute to successful technology implementations within higher education and libraries. A strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion; willingness to learn; creative approach to problem solving; and ability to communicate with staff at all levels is required.

Characteristic duties for the successful candidate include: coordinate development of the library's nascent IT service catalog, serve as the Libraries' representative to the UW Student Technology Fee Committee, coordinate technology support for the UW Press, assist with the development of a communications plan, and develop a more formalized process and workflow for the ingest of new work.

More information about the department can be found at https://www.lib.uw.edu/itsds/

 

Specific Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Manages the daily service activities of Libraries' Information Technology Services & Digital Strategies. Supports staff in the department and external stakeholders to ensure public and staff technology needs are met. This is achieved through appropriate communication, project oversight and management, and identifying creative solutions for a wide range of operational needs.
  • Contributes to the management of ITS & DS, and the Libraries, through participation in the development and implementation of policies, plans, and programs, coordinating and cooperating with all areas as appropriate.
  • Supervises staff of the unit. Recommends hiring and termination of staff; ensures that staff receive appropriate training and supervision, and the support they need to excel at their jobs. As required, may direct or oversee the work of other staff in the department.
  • Assumes a leadership role in evaluating the technology needs of end-users and library staff. Participates in the prioritization, design, development, testing, and implementation of appropriate and accessible solutions to meet those needs. Consults and collaborates with stakeholders as needed.
  • Plays an active role in staying informed and participating in Libraries and unit meetings, activities, and events.
  • Participates in Libraries- or University-wide committees, task forces, and teams as appropriate.
  • Represents the needs and priorities of ITS & DS to Libraries and campus stakeholders.
  • Communicates and interacts appropriately, effectively, and positively.

 

Rank

Position will be at rank of Senior Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian, depending on qualifications and background. See the Librarian Personnel Code for librarian rank appointment criteria, https://www.lib.uw.edu/about/employment/hr/libpersonnelcode/view

 

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 or local income tax.

 

Salary

$60,000 minimum. Salary commensurate with qualifications and background.

 

Anticipated Start Date

While we hope to fill the position by August 2019, we are happy to work with the successful candidate to explore opportunities for an earlier or later start date.

 

Qualifications

Required

  • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science or information studies degree.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.
  • Minimum one year post-graduate experience with a strong foundation in library technology principles and practices.
  • Demonstrated awareness of technologies commonly used in academic libraries as well as the ability to evaluate their strengths/weaknesses.  
  • Demonstrated user-centered service philosophy and proven ability to work with colleagues and users who possess varying degrees of technical expertise.
  • Evidence of ability to work independently and with others in a demanding and rapidly changing environment where consultation, collaboration, and effective working relationships are essential.
  • Strong organizational skills, including evidence of ability to successfully initiate, track, and manage projects.
  • Evidence of strong written and verbal communications skills, including the ability to write clear technical and procedural documentation.

Preferred

  • Successful supervisory experience.
  • Familiarity with web standards, accessibility, and practices (WCAG 2.1, Section 508, etc.).
  • Experience in an academic research library.
  • Familiarity and/or experience with IT service management principles.
  • Familiarity or experience with ContentDM, DSpace, Hyrax/Samvera, ESRI ArcGIS, Ex Libris Alma/Primo, Plone, and/or similar services.
  • Familiarity with vendor negotiation and/or software licensing.

 

Application Instructions

The closing date for applications is 11:59pm EST on Friday, May 31, 2019. To ensure consideration, applications must be completed in Interfolio by this time, through the following link.

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)
  • Equity Diversity Inclusion (EDI) Statement*

 

*UW Libraries Equity Diversity Inclusion (EDI) Statement Guidelines

Equity is a core value of the UW Libraries and an integral component of the Libraries 2018-2021 Strategic Plan. We aspire to become a truly inclusive and equitable organization. In your application, please include a separate statement of no more than 300 words that describes your potential to support and contribute to the Libraries' commitment to providing equitable services and resources to all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status.

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.

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Technology Acquisitions Coordinator, Washington College, Chestertown, MD

Washington College invites applications for the position of Technology Acquisitions Administrator. The College seeks an enthusiastic and motivated individual who can handle all technology hardware and software acquisitions requested by Library and Academic Technology. The successful candidate must have experience in all stages of the procurement process and possess experience managing assets and inventory. The Technology Acquisitions Administrator also cultivates relationships with vendors to maximize cost savings on goods, materials, and services. The position manages vendor contracts and accounts and generates reports for financial transactions. The position collaborates with Client Support and Technical Services and is the liaison to the Business Office. They are expected to work Monday through Friday from 8:30- 4:30.

 

Essential Functions:

Technology Hardware Purchasing:

  • Oversees "purchase-to-pay" methods (i.e., receiving, inspection, receipt confirmation, inventory management, distribution, and accounts payable) for technology-related acquisitions for the campus community.
  • Applies best practices to obtain cost savings on goods, materials, and services.
  • Keeps accurate accounting and bookkeeping records.
  • Ensures compliance with and timely payment of IT hardware maintenance contracts and renewals.
  • Collaborates with the staff in Client Support and Technical Services to ensure technology orders, and proposals meet recommended specifications and quality control standards.
  • Uses the appropriate college solutions (i.e., administrative systems, credit card allocation system, and content management system) to pay invoices, allocate credit card charges and chargebacks to departments

Software Asset Management:

  • Manages software assets throughout all stages of their lifecycle. The goal is to reduce software and support costs by analyzing volume contract agreements and eliminating or reallocating underutilized software licenses and consolidating applications.
  • Ensure ongoing technical support and upgrade protection on selected software by ensuring that maintenance, support and upgrade protection renewals are kept current and paid in a timely manner.
  • Manage contracts and relationships to maximize value and costs for software licensing, maintenance, and service offerings.
  • Manage LAT vendor accounts and relationships.

 

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Reconciles HelpDesk transactions against official payment batch summary report from the Business Office. Resolves all quality, delivery and billing issues and responds to inquiries from clients and vendors.
  • Assists with monitoring the budget and generates reports for the Chief Academic Technology Officer, the Business Office, and the Office of the Provost. Generate reports for other campus clients, as needed.
  • Supervises and trains student employees to assist with administrative tasks assigned by the position
  • Stays up-to-date on innovation in the technology market
  • Participates in and may oversee special initiatives, as assigned
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

Management Responsibilities: The Technology Acquisitions Administrator oversees and facilitates the acquisition process. Only supervisory duties are for assigned student workers.

 

Education: College degree or equivalent experience is required in technology and business field.

 

Experience and Background:

  • 3-5 years of experience in a technically oriented, dynamic customer support environment.
  • Working knowledge of bookkeeping.
  • Excellent communication (e.g., verbal, written, and presentation) skills.
  • Possess strong technology skills, including proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.). Experience with relational databases is desirable. Must have demonstrated experience with two or more of the following operating systems: Windows OS, Mac OS, iOS, and Android systems. Website development experience is beneficial.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn highly technical information and apply the knowledge in a demanding environment.
  • Work independently and in a group setting. Also, it requires the ability to work harmoniously with other employees.

 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to get along well with a diverse community of faculty, staff, and students in a tactful, mature, and flexible manner. 
  • Good communications skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to details.
  • Service-oriented, adaptable, optimistic, highly motivated and cooperative.
  • Exercise good judgment, independent thinking, and creativity as appropriate. The ability to set and achieve goals within a specific time frame is required.
  • Comfortable with performing multifaceted tasks along with the performance of regular duties.
  • Ability and willingness to adapt to an environment of continually changing technology and to acquire new competencies as needed.

 

Organizational Relationships:

  • Accountable to the Chief Academic Technology Officer.
  • Close working relationships with colleagues in LAT; especially the Client Support and Technical Services group.
  • Advises, consults, and coordinates with Business Office, vendors, and consortia partners.

 

Application Process:

To view the full description and apply, please visit the following link. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three letters of recommendation to Sharon Sledge, Chief Academic Technology Officer using our online portal. We may request additional materials from candidates whose applications we wish to pursue further. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities, disabled persons, and veterans.

 

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Director of Public Services, Washington College, Chestertown, MD

Washington College seeks an experienced and forward-looking librarian to lead its Public Services department, comprising Research and Instruction, Circulation, and Resource Sharing functions. Reporting to the College Librarian, the Director of Public Services is a member of the library leadership team and regularly assesses and participates in planning the effective use of physical and virtual collections, space, technology to deliver programs and services that meet the changing needs of faculty, staff, and students. A dedication to diversity, open communication, and positive relationships are a hallmark of the college and Miller Library, and an expectation of all library staff members.


The position supervises and evaluates a team of two faculty research/instruction librarians, 2 FTE staff members, and many student assistants. The Director of Public Services coordinates outreach activities and collaborates closely with librarians, staff, and student assistants to provide research, reference and resource sharing services, teach information literacy classes, support collection development, liaise with academic departments, and provide expertise regarding copyright and fair use. In addition, the Director of Public Services, under the guidance of the College Librarian and in collaboration with the Director of Archives and Technical Services, coordinates weeding of the collection. Some evening and weekend hours are required. Salary commensurate with experience.


Requirements:

  • Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library science or information science program.
  • Five years of academic library experience in public services (reference, instruction, resource sharing, or circulation), preferably with supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated experience with assessment of library programs or services.
  • Knowledge of and experience with integrated library systems, resource sharing systems, emerging technologies, and learning management systems highly preferred.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, and demonstrated ability to lead a team are a must.


This is an exempt full-time (35 hours per week), non-tenured faculty position. Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include 6 weeks of vacation, 14 paid holidays and scheduled administrative closing days, domestic partner benefits and paid maternity/paternity leave. 


Washington College is a private liberal arts college of 1450 students located in a unique ecological region on a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States. The college is poised at the center of an area rich in Early American, African-American, and Native American history and culture. In a rural setting on Maryland's Eastern Shore, Washington College is still just a 90-minute drive from Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, DC.


Review of applications will begin immediately. To view the full position and apply, please visit the following link. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our online portal. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities, disabled persons, and veterans.

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Director of Archives and Technical Services, Washington College, Chestertown, MD

Washington College seeks an experienced and forward-looking librarian to lead its Archives and Technical Services departments. Reporting to the College Librarian, the Director of Archives and Technical Services is a member of the library leadership team and regularly assesses and participates in planning the effective use of physical and virtual collections, space, technology to deliver programs and services that meet the changing needs of faculty, staff, and students. A dedication to outreach, diversity, open communication, and positive relationships are a hallmark of the college and Miller Library, and an expectation of all library staff members.

 

The Technical Services portion of this position supervises and evaluates a team of FTE staff and student assistants. The position is responsible for the life cycle management of all library resources, including catalog of print and electronic resources.

 

The Director serves as a backup in managing the integrated library system, EBSCO Discovery Service, and other corresponding systems. This position oversees the cataloging and processing of all library and archives resources, maintaining accurate and up-to-date bibliographic records and statistics of all library holdings of print, electronic serials and database subscriptions, special collections and archives.

 

The Archives portion of this position supervises student assistants and any future staffing additions to Archives and Special Collections. The position is responsible for collection management and providing some research and reference services to faculty, students, staff, and visiting researchers; overseeing the processing and creation of finding aids for both college records and the archives collection; and collaborating with faculty and other college units, especially the Library's LAT partner, Academic Technologies, and with the C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, to enhance the impact and reputation of the archives. Some evening and weekend hours are required. Salary commensurate with experience.

 

Requirements

  • Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library/information science program or a related field with a concentration in archives.
  • Five years of academic library experience in archives, preferably with supervisory experience.
  • A minimum of two years experience in cataloging, applying metadata standards (e.g. DCMI, RDA, MARC, XML, EAD, DACS) to facilitate access to electronic resources and other collections, and working with, preferably managing, an integrated library system or an archival content management system.
  • Experience with or the willingness to learn about the management and preservation of born-digital and digitized content.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, and demonstrated ability to lead a team are a must.
  • Some evening and weekend work may be expected.

 

This is an exempt full-time (35 hours per week), non-tenured faculty position. Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include 6 weeks of vacation, 14 paid holidays and scheduled administrative closing days, domestic partner benefits and paid maternity/paternity leave. 

 

Washington College is a private liberal arts college of 1450 students located in a unique ecological region on a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States. The college is poised at the center of an area rich in Early American, African-American, and Native American history and culture. In a rural setting on Maryland's Eastern Shore, Washington College is still just a 90-minute drive from Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, DC.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately. To view the full position and apply, please visit the following link. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our online portal. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities, disabled persons, and veterans.

 

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Emerging Multimedia Technologies Librarian, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

The University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press seeks a student-focused, innovative and creative individual to engage and teach undergraduate students. Recent graduates from ALA-accredited Master's programs are encouraged to apply. Reporting to the Head, Multimedia Collections and Services Department, major responsibilities include:

  • Plan and deliver class sessions, workshops, programs and activities allowing students to explore and apply multimedia technology and techniques to projects
  •  Provide faculty consultation and hands-on workshops to support technology-rich assignments, including podcasts, video projects, and the use of virtual reality
  • Coordinate services with staff in other units, including Digital Scholarship and Publishing  Services, and Reference and Instructional Services
  • Work collaboratively with other librarians, faculty, and information technology staff to provide instructional support for students on multimedia projects and coursework
  • Provide general outreach, consultation services and instructional services related to multimedia technology and assess departmental needs
  • Provide initial technical support for the Center, including troubleshooting software, hardware, and equipment issues and the design and maintenance of the departmental web site   
  • Develop departmental staff training and enrichment activities to practice and learn new multimedia technologies
  • Provide direct assistance to library users at a busy service desk with a variety of questions related to computer hardware, multimedia software, printers, and equipment including video cameras, microphones and tripods, and participate in the supervision of student assistants while at the desk
  • Participate in departmental planning by assessing and recommending new processes, equipment and software in support of innovative services and evolving user needs.
  • Perform miscellaneous job related duties as assigned.



Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited Master's degree
  • Ability to engage and teach undergraduate students
  • Experience with technical concepts, methods, materials, hardware, and software used in audio and video production;
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Commitment to fostering a diverse educational environment and workplace
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student population
  • Strong organizational skills and project management skills
  • Knowledge of current developments and trends in multimedia
  • Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal communication and public presentation skills; flexibility, adaptability and the ability to work successfully in a complex, dynamic environment with competing demands
  • Strong commitment to service excellence; commitment to professional growth.
  • Experience teaching multimedia literacy or multimedia design to undergraduate students preferred
  • Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) preferred
  • Understanding of instructional design principles for creating effective and inclusive multimedia learning opportunities and environments preferred.



General Information:

The University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press is committed to student success, scholarly research and inclusive excellence. The Library is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion, and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. The Library collaborates with strategic campus partners to achieve these priorities, as well as with national professional organizations including the Association of Research Libraries, Center for Research Libraries, Coalition for Networked Information, Council on Library and Information Resources, Digital Library Federation, Greater Western Library Alliance, OCLC Research Partnership, SPARC, HathiTrust, the National Digital Stewardship Alliance, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) and the ACRL Diversity Alliance. More information about the Library is available at: library.udel.edu.



The Student Multimedia Design Center is a nationally known digital media makerspace offering students dynamic multimedia services and technologies since 2007. With over 65 multimedia computers, six studios and two instruction rooms, the Center offers over 250 equipment kits for loan and provides multimedia instruction for over 1400 students each year in wide variety of academic disciplines. The Multimedia Writing Center, managed by the College of Arts and Sciences, is located adjacent to the Student Multimedia Design Center. Multimedia Collections and Services includes the Student Multimedia Design Center and Film and Video Collection and staff include the department head, four librarians, nine staff and more than 30 student assistants. More information about the Student Multimedia Design Center is available at: library.udel.edu/multimedia.



Benefits: 22 vacation days. Generous 403(b) retirement plan. Tuition remission for dependents and spouses, and course fee waiver for employee. Full information about University of Delaware benefits is available at: www.udel.edu/benefits.



Appointment: Appointment expected at the rank of Assistant Librarian, pay grade 29E (less than 3 years professional experience) or Senior Assistant, pay grade 30E (3-8 years professional experience). Recent graduates from ALA-accredited Master's programs are encouraged to apply. This position is part of the librarian career ladder governed by the University of Delaware Library Rank and Promotion System that guides professional development and advancement. More information on the rank and promotion system is available at:  library.udel.edu/about/employment/rank-and-promotion-system.



To Apply: Include cover letter and resume, along with the names and contact information of three employment references, following University of Delaware application instructions: careers.udel.edu.



Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at: www.udel.edu/home/legal-notices



Employment offers will be conditional upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.



Applications close: May 10 2019 Eastern Daylight Time

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Assistant Archivist - Heritage Services, The Winthrop Group, Inc., New York, NY

The Winthrop Group's Information & Archival Services Division is seeking an archivist for a position in New York City.  This full-time Assistant Archivist position offers an opportunity to participate in the work and ongoing development of the archives and heritage-related functions of one of Winthrop's corporate clients.


Responsibilities

As part of the Heritage Services team, the Assistant Archivist will:

  • Accession and process paper records that are utilized primarily for purposes related to the company's information, outreach, and heritage development
  • Accession and process electronic records for client's digital archives (tasks include converting files, renaming files and upkeep of digital archives workflow)
  • Catalog records, capture metadata for the archival records and write scope and content notes
  • Add metadata for digitized material into Excel prior to ingest into client's Content Management System
  • Provide as needed archival reference service for Heritage Center clients
  • Write occasional posts for client's intranet and assist with exhibits and special projects
  • Assist with supervision of fellowship students (MLIS students);
  • Collaborate with other members of the Archives staff to apply professional methods and practices that will ensure the goals and objectives of Winthrop's client are accomplished in an accurate, efficient, and useful way


Qualifications

  • MA or MLIS with a minimum of two years experience in appraisal, processing and cataloging analog and digital records
  • Knowledge of archival theory, methodology, and practice
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong writing and editing skills preferred
  • Experience in a business or institutional setting
  • Orientation toward learning and applying new technologies for storing and managing digital objects
  • Familiarity with basic preservation techniques
  • Proven ability to work cooperatively with team colleagues and various clients
  • Effective communication and problem-solving skills
  • Experience providing reference service helpful.


Work Environment

 The Archivist will work on client premises in New York City. No travel is anticipated.

 

To Apply

E-mail a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and names, titles, and contact information for three references to: 

Sam Markham

Director

The Winthrop Group, Inc.

smarkham@winthropgroup.com

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Natural and Applied Sciences Archivist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

The University of Illinois seeks a dynamic faculty member to lead efforts that document the University's world-class programs and initiatives related to the natural and applied sciences. Founded in 1867 and the nation's leading land-grant University, Illinois has a long track record of achievement in these fields, including but not limited to 24 Nobel prize winners among its present or past faculty. The successful candidate will play a leading role in documenting the University's scientific and technical impact on the broader world, as well as the tensions and cross-currents that exist around innovation.

 

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.

 

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

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

This full-time tenure system faculty member (assistant, associate, or full level, depending on qualifications) will coordinate appraisal, processing, digitization, preservation, research access, and outreach functions for records and personal archives relating broadly to the fields of natural and applied sciences. The archivist will assume a leading role in providing instructional, reference, and public services for these materials. The archivist will use disciplinary knowledge and knowledge of archival standards and techniques to educate, engage, and assist all members of the University community as well as the public in research use of natural and applied sciences archives materials.  

 

Full details about this position are available at https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board/job-details?jobID=111704&job=university-library-natural-and-applied-sciences-archivist-university-archives-111704

 

Position Available: The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. This is a 100% twelve-month, Library tenure-system appointment.  

 

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Law Librarian for Outreach, Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, GA

Emory University School of Law, a top tier law school in the thriving city of Atlanta and the home of the Hugh F. MacMillan Law Library, is seeking a hardworking, creative, and service-based professional to join our team full-time as the Law Librarian for Outreach.

The MacMillan Law Library is a vital component of the Emory Law community, with our instruction, research assistance, and student programming being at the forefront. The library currently devotes a significant amount of resources to outreach for our students and faculty and we want to do more. Reporting to the Head of Access Services, the Law Librarian for Outreach will focus exclusively on the library's outreach and marketing efforts and is strongly encouraged to involve themselves in all aspects of the law school community. Some evening and weekend work will be required.


Responsibilities

  • Promoting library services to faculty, staff and students;
  • Liaising with law school departments and student groups;
  • Building and growing library programming;
  • Maintaining the library's online presence;
  • Producing marketing materials;
  • Serving on library, law school and University committees;
  • Engaging in professional librarianship activities at local, regional and national levels;
  • Assisting with Service Desk operations;
  • Other duties as needed.


Qualifications

Required

  • M.L.I.S. (or equivalent) from an ALA-accredited institution. Candidates who will complete their M.L.I.S. or equivalent prior to start date will be considered;
  • Strong communications skills, including a high comfort level interacting with a wide range of patrons;
  • Proven ability to work independently within a framework of assigned responsibilities, as well as the ability to collaborate effectively with others.


Preferred

  • J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school or experience working in law library setting;
  • Understanding of marketing concepts and best practices, demonstrated either by a degree or coursework in a field directly related to marketing and communications, relevant and significant work experience, or a combination of both;
  • Working knowledge of project management skills and concepts;
  • Proficiency with website design and graphic design including HTML and related programs;
  • Conversational ability in Chinese or Korean.


Salary and Benefits

Salary based on education, qualifications and experience. Emory University offers an excellent benefits package, including an array of retirement plans, courtesy scholarships for employee, spouse and dependent children, and support for professional development and involvement in professional organizations.


Application Procedure

Apply online:

https://faculty-emory.icims.com/jobs/33819/job

Please include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references. Address the cover letter to Search Committee, Law Librarian for Outreach. Applications received by Monday, April 1, 2019 will receive priority consideration. For additional information on the Hugh F. MacMillan Law Library, visit our website at: .

http://library.law.emory.edu

For questions regarding this position, please contact Kristi Tanner at

kristi.tanner@emory.edu


Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322.

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STEM Librarian, University of Washington Libraries, Seattle, WA

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


The Position

The University of Washington Libraries invites applications for a full-time STEM Librarian on the Seattle campus. This position reports to the Head, Engineering Library.  Successful candidates will have experience or a strong interest in the STEM fields, be comfortable working in a highly collaborative environment, enthusiastic and forward-thinking in their support of faculty and students, and in joining a highly engaged Sciences Liaison Team. This is a full-time, 12-month appointment.


Specific Responsibilities

  • The STEM Librarian serves as the liaison librarian to the Departments of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, and other science-related areas as assigned. 
  • Provides instructional and research consultation services to faculty and students, selects materials in all formats to support research and teaching, communicates regularly with faculty, and participates in departmental activities as appropriate. Creates tools to support research and curricular needs. 
  • Based in the Engineering Library, the STEM Librarian will hold office hours in the Mathematics Research Library, provide reference services at the Engineering Library, and participate in the Libraries-wide virtual reference service.
  • As a member of the Sciences Liaison Team, participates in regular meetings, contributes to shared goals, programming, and services, and collaborates with other liaison librarians on projects to enhance services to users.
  • Demonstrates sustained commitment to professional development and productive service in professional associations, and University Libraries committees and task forces, as appropriate.


Salary

$52,000 minimum. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and background.


Rank

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


Benefits

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


Qualifications

Required

  • Graduate degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree.
  • Knowledge of or strong interest in STEM fields.
  • Evidence of a focus on customer service and a passion for providing excellent reference, consultation, and instructional services to users.
  • Evidence of ability to work independently and with others in a demanding and rapidly changing environment where consultation, collaboration, and cooperation are valued and essential.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and understanding of the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the workplace.
  • Evidence of strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills evidenced by the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, faculty, staff, and students.
  • Evidence of initiative and resourcefulness in academic or previous professional activities.

Preferred

  • Undergraduate or graduate major or minor in a science or math field, or substantial coursework in the sciences.
  • Experience in providing information literacy instruction or other instruction experience.
  • Public service experience in an academic library.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of scientific research and publication trends, and interest in scholarly communication and data management initiatives.


Application Instructions

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

The closing date for applications is 11:59pm EST on Friday, May 24, 2019. To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received in Interfolio by this time.

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 (please be sure to include their email contact information)
  • Equity Diversity Inclusion (EDI) Statement*


*UW Libraries Equity Diversity Inclusion (EDI) Statement Guidelines: Equity is a core value of the UW Libraries and an integral component of the Libraries 2018-2021 Strategic Plan. We aspire to become a truly inclusive and equitable organization. Please include an EDI statement of no more than 300 words that describes your potential to support and contribute to the Libraries' commitment to providing equitable services and resources to all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status. 

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IT Support Technician, 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.

 

IT Senior Support Technician

Location: Service Center (Marysville)
Pay Range: $35.05 - $48.54 Hourly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 16749

Closing Date: May 5, 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.

This position 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.

 

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Assistant Professor, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

The School of Information Management (SIM) invites applications for a 10-month limited term appointment, ideally commencing June 1st, 2019.

 

The SIM (http://sim.management.dal.ca) offers two graduate programs: the American Library Association-accredited Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) program, and the mid-career blended learning Master of Information Management (MIM) program. At the undergraduate level, the School provides core and elective courses in the Bachelor of Management program, delivered collaboratively with the three other schools in the Faculty of Management. The School also participates in Dalhousie's Interdisciplinary PhD program. 

 

The SIM is part of the interdisciplinary Faculty of Management (http://www.dal.ca/faculty/management.html), which also includes the School of Public Administration, the School for Resource and Environmental Studies, and the Rowe School of Business. The Faculty of Management's mission is to collaboratively advance management knowledge and practice, and its vision is inspiring managerial solutions to transform lives. We seek an additional colleague who will contribute to, and thrive in, this environment. 

 

Dalhousie University (http://www.dal.ca/) is one of Canada's leading teaching and research universities, with four professional faculties; a Faculty of Graduate Studies; and a diverse complement of graduate programs. Inter-faculty collaborative and interactive research is encouraged, as is cooperation in teaching. Dalhousie University inspires students, faculty, staff and alumni to make significant contributions regionally, nationally, and to the world. 

 

Dalhousie University is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Halifax is a vibrant capital city and is the business, academic, and medical centre for Canada's east coast. 

Requirements for a successful candidate:

  • MLIS or equivalent degree related to information management. A PhD (completed or in progress) related to information management, will be an asset.
  • Experience teaching at the graduate level is required. Experience in undergraduate teaching, as well as with online tools and pedagogy, will be an asset.
  • Professional experience in the private or public sectors as a qualified information management professional will be an asset.
  • Research experience relating to the private or public sector will be an asset.

 

The candidate will have prior professional and instructional experience relevant for teaching core or elective courses in at least two of the School's programs in the following areas:

  • Enterprise information management
  • Organization of information (e.g., metadata, taxonomies, ontologies)
  • Data management: curation, preservation, analytics, and/or visualization
  • Information risk management
  • Information policy
  • New and emerging media
  • Other relevant areas including organizational learning, collaboration, user experience, or knowledge management   

 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  Dalhousie also recognizes the need to accommodate candidates to ensure their full, fair, and equitable participation in the hiring process. Our complete Accommodation Policy can be viewed online at: www.dal.ca/policies

 

Review of applications will begin on 15 May 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. You are strongly encouraged to submit your application by this date.

 

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of past teaching evaluations, and statement of teaching philosophy and of research interests. (Each statement should be approximately one page.) Applications must also include a completed Self-Identification Questionnaire, which is available at www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid. Applications should be directed to: 

 

Ms. Laurel Sampson 

School of Information Management 

Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building  

6100 University Avenue, Suite 4010 

PO BOX 15000 

Halifax, NS B3H 4R2 

Email: sim@dal.ca

Fax: 902-494-2451 

Voice: 902-494-3656 

 

Electronic applications are preferred. 

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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 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: Cornell offers a highly competitive benefits package, including 22 vacation days, 12 paid holidays, health insurance, life insurance, university retirement contributions, a mentoring program, childcare and adoption assistance, and child tuition reimbursement. Professional travel funding is available to support research. 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. Please include one document that contains a cover letter, resume, and the names, phone numbers, and addresses for three references (pdf preferred).

 

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Electronic Resources Librarian, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

This twelve-month position oversees the allocation and management of the Library's electronic research databases, streaming media, access and discovery tools. The Electronic Resources Librarian collaborates with colleagues, College IT, faculty and patrons to choose electronic resources that are responsive to the needs of a dynamic curriculum and a college community with a strong commitment to social justice and the liberal arts.

 

This position negotiates with vendors and works with consortia to obtain favorable pricing and terms. The Electronic Resources Librarian initiates activation of resources, and maintains licenses, access, payment, and reporting. The position maintains electronic resource records in III Sierra's ERM module.

 

The Electronic Resources Librarian will be part of a dynamic and creative team of professionals committed to supporting student success. They share hours at the reference desk, provide one-on-one research help, and collaborate on instruction, outreach and programming initiatives. Participation in library and campus committees and professional organizations is encouraged and expected.  

 

Candidates should have knowledge of software pertinent to the administrative functions of databases, and familiarity with tools for the analysis of usage data. Candidates should be aware of trends, standards, technologies, and other developments in the management of electronic resources, particularly in the area of open-access resources, librarianship and copyright issues.  Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program and three years' minimum experience is required.

 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and the names of three contact references through Interfolio.com at: http://apply.interfolio.com/62040.

 

Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity.    

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Program Director, Tanzania Education Corporation (TEC), Karatu, Tanzania

Tanzania Education Corp (TEC), a Boston-based NGO, has supported the Tumaini Schools in northern Tanzania since 2008. Tumaini Schools operate three private, English-language, non-profit schools with a combined enrollment of 1,100 students. 


Position

TEC is looking for a full-time Program Director to join our team based in Karatu, Tanzania. The main responsibility is to oversee our secondary school  library and teach the students how to use a library. Libraries are rare in Tanzanian and many of our students have never had access to one. In addition, the Program Director will assist the Sponsorship Director  with coordinating and conducting visitor tours, including student groups. This position requires  strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail and the ability to work across all levels of the organization.


Responsibilities

  • Oversee library at Tumaini Senior Secondary School. Train older students and teachers to help with monitoring of library during open hours. 
  • Design and implement reading programs that support slower readers, encourage students to read more challenging books, and generally promote a reading culture at the school.
  • Help teach a graphic novel class and English grammar classes.
  • Assist with a variety of digital platforms that include the TEC website, social media, and email newsletters with goal to increase TEC brand awareness.
  • Work collaboratively with our librarian at the primary school to ensure cohesion and cooperation between the two libraries. Help at the primary school library 1 or 2 days per week. 


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience in East Africa is a plus.
  • Highly collaborative style; ability to create relationships with staff, volunteers, and people from diverse backgrounds
  • Excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter, able to work independently, and entrepreneurial; enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives
  • Knowledge of Filemaker Pro software is desirable but not required
  • Sincere commitment to TEC mission


Commitment

Minimum one-year commitment with arrival date in Karatu, Tanzania during Mid-May/June of 2019.


Compensation

  • $500 a month stipend deposited into a US bank account on the last day of every month. TEC views you as an independent contractor and, as a result, you are responsible for all taxes owed (including Social Security, Medicare, federal and state income taxes).
  • Work visa fees paid by TEC.
  • Reimbursement for all out-of-pocket expenses related to TEC, paid monthly.
  • Rent, utilities (includes internet and a local phone) and housekeeper for a two bedroom house with Western toilet and shower to be shared. Own bedroom. Food is not included.
  • Two one way tickets from your home to Kilimanjaro Airport in Arusha, not to exceed a total of $2,000 
  • Shared Apple laptop for TEC business; we encourage you to bring your own for personal use.
  • Three weeks of paid vacation excluding June-September
  • Does not include costs of immunizations

 

Contact

If interested in applying, please send resume and cover letter to Frank Lee at 

frankdlee001@gmail.com.

 

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Resident Librarian, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

The Iowa State University Library offers early-career librarians an opportunity to gain professional experience and mentoring through its library residency program. The purpose of the residency program is to attract and support early-career librarians who are members of historically underrepresented groups to successful careers in academic and research libraries. 

 

The three-year program provides residents with a holistic understanding of academic and research libraries. It provides experience in different areas of librarianship, mentorship, opportunities to observe and participate in library leadership, and an introduction to professional service, research, and scholarship. 



For the duration of the program, the Resident Librarian will be placed in a home department. The selection of the home department should match the Resident Librarian's professional interests and expertise, aligned with strategic areas defined by the library. The Resident Librarian will be able to select their home department from the following: 

  • Library Assessment Program 
  • Preservation (a Conservation track or a Digital Preservation track) 
  • Scholarly Communications (a Technical track or an Outreach track) 
  • Special Collections and University Archives 

Information about these departments can be found at http://www.lib.iastate.edu/about-library/library-diversity/residency/home-departments/. 

 

In the first year, the Resident Librarian will gain a breadth of experience in a variety of functional areas of academic librarianship by completing rotations in the home department and two to three other library departments of the Resident Librarian's choosing. An option of concentrated work in the home department with no rotations may be possible as well. For more information about potential rotation sites, visit http://www.lib.iastate.edu/about-library/library-diversity/residency/rotation-sites. 

 

In the second and third years, the Resident Librarian will gain in-depth work experience in their home department. The Resident Librarian will work with a research mentor to design and conduct a third-year signature project, with the goal of disseminating research outcomes through publication and/or conference presentations. 

 

The Resident Librarian will gain leadership and service experience through active participation in library committees and teams. They will also have opportunities to become involved in relevant regional and national professional organizations. Professional development funding is provided to enable professional and scholarly engagement at the national level. 



The successful candidate will possess the ability to interact effectively with library staff and the university community and work both independently and collaboratively in a rapidly changing team-based environment. Additionally, the successful candidate will possess adaptability, problem-solving and decision-making skills; have the ability to formulate and implement innovative approaches and solutions to problems; communicate complex ideas to a wide range of audiences; effectively communicate and collaborate; and demonstrate a commitment to diversity, inclusion, social justice, public service and the land-grant mission. 

 

ISU students, staff, and faculty strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society. Library staff must embrace an environment of inclusion that moves beyond simple tolerance to recognizing the richness in individual identities of people, and diverse perspectives. Applications from a broad spectrum of people are encouraged to apply. 

 

For complete text, qualifications and application instructions: https://www.iastatejobs.com, posting number posting #90152P. 

 

ISU  students, staff, and faculty strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society. Library staff must embrace an environment of inclusion that moves beyond simple tolerance to recognizing the richness in individual identities of people, and diverse perspectives. Applications from a broad spectrum of people are encouraged to apply.  Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email eooffice@iastate.edu.

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Postdoctoral Teaching Scholars, Syracuse University School of Information Studies, Syracuse, NY

Syracuse University's School of Information Studies (The iSchool, ischool.syr.edu) seeks applications for multiple Postdoctoral Teaching Scholar positions to start in Fall 2019. In addition to developing their own research with mentorship from a faculty member and participating in the academic life of the school (60% of their time), Scholars will teach two courses per semester during the academic year (40% of their time). The positions are full-time for two years with the second year based on satisfactory performance. Salary is $60,000 per year plus benefits.


The successful candidates will experience our "Faculty of One": a highly collegial environment that stresses interdisciplinary collaboration amongst our school's faculty and with other members of the university community and beyond. Our research and teaching often adopt a socio-technical approach, recognizing that important problems are not simply technical nor just about people, but rather require both social and technological insights. We seek applicants who adopt this philosophy in their own research and teaching.


The School is committed to professional development for postdoctoral scholars and provides excellent mentoring and support. A postdoc mentoring plan will be developed for each person. The School's Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning provides resources and support to enable instructors (especially new instructors) to excel in their teaching.


Requirements

  • A completed Ph.D. in a relevant field of study or the expectation of completion of the Ph.D. by August 2019 is required.

  • Successful candidates will have started a program of research in an information-related field. We are open to applications from candidates whose interests overlap those of the faculty (interested applicants are encouraged to review the research interests at https://ischool.syr.edu/research/faculty-research-areas/). The position requires good communication skills, including excellent spoken and written English.

  • Applicants should be able to contribute to the development of students in our degree programs in Information Management and Technology, Data Science, and Library and Information Science (including school media). Applicants should be able to teach one or more of the following topics:
    • Library and information science, e.g., library planning, marketing and assessment; reference and information services; information organization and access; cataloguing, classification, indexing and abstracting; and cultural heritage
    • Information policy
    • Information systems, e.g., scripting for data analysis / Python; systems analysis; user experience and user-based design; and enterprise IT consultation
    • Data science, e.g., databases; data warehouse; data analytics and big data analytics; information visualization; and natural language processing
    • Research methods

Members of groups traditionally underrepresented among scholars in higher education are encouraged to apply. We are interested in candidates with communication skills and cross- cultural abilities to be effective with diverse groups of students, colleagues and community members. Experience mentoring students from marginalized groups is particularly valued.


Application process

Applications--including 1) a cover letter outlining the applicant's interests and qualifications and the names of current faculty to work with; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) short statements describing interests and accomplishments in research and in teaching; and 4) names and contact information of at least three references--can be submitted at www.sujobopps.com, job #79180.

We will begin screening applicants in April 2019 and continue until the positions are filled. Applications should be received by 1 May 2019 to ensure full consideration. We are pleased to speak with interested applicants ahead of submitting materials. Direct questions to Dr. Kevin Crowston, search committee chair, crowston@syr.edu.


About the iSchool at Syracuse University

Located at the center of picturesque Syracuse University, the iSchool prides itself on being a thought leader in both scholarship and instruction. The iSchool has five degree programs and numerous certificate programs, with an enrollment of 31 doctoral students, 873 masters students and 685 undergraduate majors, led by 44 full-time faculty and more than 100 part-time faculty. The iSchool is ranked #4 overall by US News and World Report for library and information science and #2 for information systems.

Our faculty have recognized strengths in information retrieval, information management, library programs and services, natural language processing, computational social science, online communities and civic participation, new forms of organization and collaboration, information and communications policy, smart energy systems, digital literacy, information privacy and security, globalization, data science, entrepreneurship, social media, social computing and other areas.

iSchool faculty members received more than $5M in external research support in the past year. The iSchool hosts seven research centers and laboratories and is recognized as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Research and in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense (IA/CD) by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.


About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private research university of extraordinary academics and distinctive offerings. With a gorgeous campus in the heart of New York State, a global footprint and a history that dates to 1870, we embrace diverse backgrounds and viewpoints.

Our student population includes nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students, representing all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. Home to 11 schools and colleges, Syracuse University blends the foundational power of the liberal arts with the intense focus of professional programs. We offer undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Sport and Human Dynamics, Information Studies, Law, Management, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Public Communications, and Visual and Performing Arts.

A medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York state, Syracuse is approximately a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Toronto and Montreal. With a metropolitan population of 700,000, Syracuse is a center for medical care and for cultural, recreational and artistic events, including the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse Stage, Symphoria, Destiny Mall, multiple sporting events, and festivals including Jazz Fest and Winterfest. The outdoor enthusiast will enjoy four seasons of recreational opportunities, having the Adirondack Mountains, the Finger Lakes, Lake Ontario, and the Thousands Islands Region within easy driving distance of the Syracuse campus.

The University is proud to offer a benefit program that is family-friendly, progressive, and responsive to the diversity of our community. The Office of Equal Opportunity, Inclusion & Resolution Services coordinates workplace accommodations for faculty and staff, guiding the ongoing development of an accessible university that embraces disability as an aspect of diversity.


EEOC

Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans

A commitment to veterans and their families is a distinguishing characteristic of Syracuse University. The University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University's contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members.

Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community

Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity.

 

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Data Services Librarian, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

NYU Health Sciences Library welcomes applicants for the position of Data Services Librarian, a faculty appointment in the NYU School of Medicine. Entry-level and early career librarians are encouraged to apply. 

The Data Services Librarian will develop new curricula and provide classroom-based, small group, and individual data management training, with a focus on the clinical research population.  In addition, the position would include data-related service development in other areas, dependent on library needs and the candidate's interest and expertise. Possibilities include developing curricula or support services related to: quantitative or qualitative data analysis, data cleaning, reproducibility, research metrics, coding, data standards, data preservation, metadata, data finding, or data/text mining.

The Data Services Librarian will also be expected to conduct and present library research based on services developed in their role. Additional responsibilities include serving on library and medical center committees or task forces as appropriate.

The successful applicant will be someone with the ability to take advantage of a highly flexible work environment, build partnerships with new user communities, and develop new services. They will also have a demonstrated track record of self-motivated project/service development, strong interpersonal and collaboration skills, innovation, and a personal commitment to excellence. This position joins the Library's innovative and collaborative data services team that is at the forefront of delivering data services in health sciences libraries. The team currently provides education and consultations in data management, visualization, and processing, and maintains the NYU Data Catalog. The successful candidate will report to the Assistant Director, Research Data and Metrics.

NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center, and is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. The Health Sciences Library supports the mission and vision of NYU Langone Health through forging meaningful connections with our users, providing innovative services, a top-tier digital collection, user-focused spaces, and a strong commitment to excellence.



Responsibilities

  • Develop curricula and provide classroom-based, small group, and individual data management training
  • Work in other data-related areas dependent on library needs / candidate's interest and expertise.
  • Work collaboratively and collegially with colleagues to support the Library's Vision, Mission, and Strategic Goals
  • Provide assistance to users via the Library's ticketing system, email, and in-person and virtual consultation


Compensation and Benefits

The NYU School of Medicine offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, retirement benefits, time off, tuition benefits, wellness programs, and more. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience. The Health Sciences Library provides mentoring and support for research, scholarship and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development. Interested candidates from outside the New York City area are encouraged to apply.



Qualifications

Requirements

  • Master's degree in library/information science or related fields or another relevant advanced degree (e.g. MPH)
  • Teaching experience
  • Knowledge of the biomedical research data management landscape

Preferred

  • Experience providing research data management support
  • Familiarity with clinical research methods
  • Experience in a biomedical research environment


Application Instructions

Applicants should upload a resume and letter of application at http://apply.interfolio.com/61928

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.



Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. 

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Community Engagement Archivist, Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA

The Ina Dillard Russell Library seeks applications for a tenure-track Community Engagement Archivist at the rank of Assistant Professor. Reporting to the Associate Director for Special Collections, this position will engage individuals and organizations in collaborative efforts to preserve, document, and share our diverse and often under-represented histories via oral histories, organizational histories, digital projects, etc.; provide research and archival instruction services for the department; provide leadership for the department's outreach efforts to our campus and communities; and assist with the creation and implementation of virtual and physical exhibits that showcase the holdings of Special Collections.

This is a non-manager position, but may include the supervision of students and interns.



Essential duties of this position include:

  • Engage individuals and organizations in collaborative efforts to preserve, document, and share our diverse and often under-represented histories via oral histories, organizational histories, digital projects, etc.
  • Provide research and archival instruction services for the department.
  • Provide leadership for the department's outreach efforts to our campus and communities.
  • Assist with creation and implementation of virtual and physical exhibits that showcase the holdings of Special Collections.
  • Collaborate with faculty to promote and support the inclusion of Special Collections/archives, public history, and humanities related service-learning projects into the curriculum.
  • Assist with creating social media posts and make regular contributions to the department's blog.
  • Contribute to the acquisition, arrangement, description, and migration of analog materials to digital, and other activities within the department.
  • Participate in professional service, scholarship, and creative activity.
  • Participate in committees and governance within the Library and University.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Minimum Requirements:

ALA-accredited Masters degree in Library & Information Science. (Please note: all degrees must be conferred by an ALA-accredited institution by the hire date and official transcripts must also be provided)



Preferences:

  • Terminal degree will include a concentration in archives or advanced coursework in archival administration
  • Minimum one year of experience providing services (such as instruction and research services, outreach efforts, etc) to the public in a library, archive, government, or other setting. This may include internships, student and volunteer work, community archiving, etc.
  • Knowledge of the history, cultures, and people of Georgia and the South.
  • Ability to work collegially and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds. In keeping with the University's mission we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.
  • Ability to coordinate and manage projects effectively.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with community archives and oral history ethics and practices.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with the creation and implementation of physical and virtual exhibits
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

 

To learn more about this position and to submit an application, please visit: https://www.gcsujobs.com/postings/6616


Visit our web site to learn more about Georgia's designated public liberal arts university: http://www.gcsu.edu



Georgia College & State University is a member institution of the University System of Georgia and is the state's designated public liberal arts university. A member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), Georgia College enrolls approximately 7,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is prominently cited for educational excellence in a number of leading publications. The university's beautiful and historic campus is located in Milledgeville, which was the mid-nineteenth century capital of Georgia and is very near the geographic center of the state.



GC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution committed to cultural, racial, and ethnic communities. We promote equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information. It is expected that successful candidates share these commitments.

 

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Access Services Librarian and Subject Liaison to the School of Business and Public Administration, California State University, Bakersfield, CA

Position #: 19/20 LIB 01

Position: Access Services Librarian and Subject Liaison to the School of Business and Public Administration

Rank: Senior Assistant Librarian         Type: 12-month, Tenure-Track/Probationary            Available: July 1, 2019

Contact: Eileen Montoya, Administrative Support Coordinator

Search and Screening Committee

Walter W. Stiern Library

California State University, Bakersfield

9001 Stockdale Highway Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022

 

Application Process & Deadline:

Applications are due by April 23, 2019. No late applications will be accepted. New and 2019 graduates are encouraged to apply. To apply, please send your letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcript(s) for all graduate work, and names and contact information of three professional references to emontoya@csub.edu. Prior to hiring, official transcripts will be required.

 

Description:

California State University, Bakersfield seeks a productive and effective Librarian for Access Services and Liaison to the School of Business and Public Administration. The successful candidate will make significant professional contributions to the Walter W. Stiern Library, a teaching-learning facility fully integrated with technology to support the overall mission of the University. The library, with 150,000 square feet on five levels, opened in 1994 and contains more than half a million physical and wide-ranging digital resources. The library is a major campus technology center that is actively involved in student learning and is a hub for campus and public engagement.

 

Responsibilities:

Access Services Librarian: Access Services comprise the functional areas of circulation, resource sharing, course reserves, and managing user concerns. Reporting to the Dean of the Library, the Access Services Librarian will provide leadership, guidance, and strategic direction, fostering a creative, collaborative, and team-oriented work environment. The librarian will provide procedural and policy management, data-driven reports, analysis, and may assist with exhibits and events.

Subject Liaison: The Library Subject Liaison to the School of Business and Public Administration will work closely with undergraduate and graduate students, staff, faculty, and administrators of the School of Business and Public Administration; providing research assistance, subject orientations, collection development support, and library reports as needed. In addition, all librarians have reference, library instruction, collection development, service, and research responsibilities.

The successful candidate will lead in developing, implementing, and evaluating innovative, user-focused access services, as well as fostering an environment of responsive and welcoming services and spaces within diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. Moreover, the candidate will communicate and collaborate with the University Library Dean, colleagues, other Library areas, and other University constituencies regarding services, resources, facilities, and budgets. Furthermore, the candidate will actively participate in library, university, and CSU wide service commitments and committees.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA accredited master's degree in Library Science
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, analytic, and technology skills
  • Demonstrated experience using academic and reference technologies
  • Experience in providing excellent reference, instruction, and public service to diverse populations
  • Personal initiative, thoroughness, completing tasks in a timely manner, multi-tasking, prioritizing, and being flexible in changing environments
  • Independent problem-solving and decision-making
  • Ability to work effectively with and enjoy assisting library users in a diverse, multicultural setting
  • Ability to meet the requirements of retention, tenure, and promotion
  • Commitment to professional development
  • Knowledge of or interest in business administration, management, economics, or related field

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Unified library management systems experience, especially Alma and Primo Ex Libris products
  • Access services or related library areas
  • Demonstrated skills in assessment and data analysis
  • Relevant library experience
  • Academic library and specialized business, economic, and/or public administration experience
  • Experience with data analysis tools
  • Research areas of business, management, marketing, finance, accounting, economics, public administration, healthcare administration, communications/public relations, and/or statistics

 

Background Check:

A background check (including a criminal record check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Mandated Reporter:

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

Clery Act:

CSUB's annual crime report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus centers, such as our Antelope Valley Satellite Campus and on property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from CSUB. The report also includes policies concerning security on campus, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, reporting crimes, sexual assault, and other subjects. Additionally, a daily log of offenses is maintained and can be reviewed at the front desk of the Department of Public Safety. Furthermore, you can also obtain a copy of the annual report by contacting the Department of Public Safety at 661-654-2111 or by logging on to their website at https://www.csub.edu/compliance/Clery/index.html.

 

California State University, Bakersfield is committed to Equal Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, disability or covered veterans' status.

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Diversity Residency Program Librarian, University of Texas, Austin, TX

As a member of the ACRL Diversity Alliance, UT Libraries is pleased to offer this two-year academic librarian position for an early-career librarian or archivist from a historically underrepresented community.

 

Priority consideration will be given for application material received by Friday, May 10, 2019.

The University of Texas Libraries welcomes and respects all individuals and communities by valuing and consciously maintaining awareness of diverse perspectives and experiences. We believe inclusivity is critical to fostering excellence in all of our endeavors, and we promote diversity in our collections and the services that we provide as well as in our recruiting, hiring and retention practices.

 

Purpose

The University of Texas Libraries is recruiting one Assistant Librarian candidate for the Diversity Alliance Residency Program for an expected start date of August 1, 2019. This two-year academic librarian position offers an early-career librarian or archivist from a historically underrepresented community specialized training, continuing education, and mentorship based on the resident's professional interests and goals. The wide range of work experience gained through this position will enable the resident to build essential skills and assist with career planning. The resident will enrich UT Libraries by bringing in new ideas and perspectives and support UT Libraries commitment to build a diverse workforce and foster diversity within the profession.

 

Essential Functions

  • Collaborate with other librarians and archivists to actively participate in the work of UT Libraries.
  • Participate in a wide range of areas of academic librarianship, gaining both broad and deep understanding of how academic and research libraries operate.
  • A final job description will be collaboratively developed in the first year and will include rotating through 3-4 Libraries' units, culminating in an immersive project-centered and skill-based experience in one select area during the second year.
  • Develop essential skill sets needed for librarianship.
  • Participate in professional library and scholarly organizations and UT Libraries committees for skill development and contribution to the profession.
  • Develop and assist with projects that advance the mission of the UT Libraries.

 

Rotations could include: library instruction and pedagogy; special collections, rare books, and archives; subject liaison librarianship and collection development; digital scholarship, scholarly communications, and data management; assessment and planning; collections acquisitions and licensing; digitization and preservation; metadata and cataloging; or other areas based on the resident's interest.

 

Required qualifications

  • MLS received in the last two years from an ALA-accredited graduate program, conferred by July 31, 2019.
  • Demonstrated experience in establishing priorities, meeting deadlines, and organizing work effectively.
  • Demonstrated willingness to respond to opportunities and troubleshoot challenges with initiative and creative energy.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently.
  • Flexibility working in a fast-paced and evolving technological, team-oriented and agile environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, in person and in writing. Interest in developing leadership skills.
  • Commitment to supporting academic and research needs to all students, faculty, and staff.

 

Preferred qualifications

  • Demonstrated willingness to respond to opportunities with leadership.
  • Experience providing exemplary customer service.
  • Previous library or archives experience including volunteering, working, or internships.

 

Salary: $50,000 per year

Moving expenses are included in the compensation package.

Professional development and associated travel funds will be provided.

 

To learn more about how to apply for this exciting opportunity, please visit: https://utaustin.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UTstaff/job/UT-MAIN-CAMPUS/Diversity-Resident-Librarian_R_00002823.

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Visual Literacy and Resources Librarian, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

The Indiana University Bloomington (IUB) Libraries seek a dynamic, innovative, and service-oriented individual for the Visual Literacy and Resources Librarian in the Scholars' Commons. Working closely with the Art, Architecture, and Design Librarian, the person in this position will serve as a resource for a variety of constituencies across a number of departments including, but not limited to the School of Art, Architecture, and Design, as well as the Art History Department, and will address inquiries related to finding and using digital image resources.

 

The incumbent will serve as the visual resources contact person for library staff and for other departments across the IUB campus, including the departments of History, Religious Studies, Folklore, History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine, Slavic and East European Studies, African Studies, and the School of Global and International Studies.  This position works in close collaboration with library colleagues in the Digital Collections Services and Research & Learning Services divisions.

 

The Scholars' Commons department of the Indiana University Bloomington Libraries includes four librarians and two staff employees who are responsible for reference and research support services in an interdisciplinary, collaborative hub that offers easy access to experts for every stage of scholarship.

 

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Head of the Scholars' Commons, the individual in this position will provide general and specialized research and instructional support related to finding and using all formats of images and will support collection management activities to build teaching-focused image collections for departments and units across the IUB campus.

 

This position will participate in the activities and initiatives of the Scholars' Commons department, and will provide expertise in the physical and digital research environments of the Scholars' Commons through reference services, collection support, and instruction for the research community. Additional responsibilities include:

 

  • Promote visual materials and actively engage with faculty to advance visual literacy via teaching and learning opportunities across the IUB campus. 
  • Manage and develop teaching image collections for History of Art and other departments across campus who use images for teaching and research. Consult closely with faculty about image acquisitions and accession image orders for inclusion in the library's teaching image repository (currently JSTOR Forum).
  • Provide research and publishing support in collaboration with campus faculty, the Copyright Librarian, and the Scholarly Communication Librarian.
  • In alignment with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, provide instruction to faculty and students in best practices for image use, search and retrieval of image content, and provide visual literacy instruction to groups and individuals through research consultations, workshop presentations, and course-integrated instruction sessions.
  • Foster strategic partnerships with campus partners and special collections, such as the Eskenazi Museum of Art, the Office of Scholarly Publishing (OSP) and the Center for Innovative Teaching & Learning (CITL), and maintain a close and sustained connection with the library's Arts & Humanities department and the Digital Collections Services department.
  • Explore new technologies and liaise with the Libraries Arts and Humanities department to integrate and align workflows as appropriate.
  • Inform the development and use of image-based repository services including Image Collections Online and forthcoming Samvera-based digital image repository service.
  • Responsible for digital image metadata creation and delivery to support best practices in digital image collections.
  • Explore potential innovation in open-access platforms, and collaborations across the IU Library system, and potentially with the Big Ten Academic Alliance and the Samvera Community.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with partners across campus such as the Arts & Humanities Council and the Institute for Digital Arts and Humanities.
  • Train and supervise temporary student and staff employees in tasks related to digital image production, image cataloging, and image technologies/research support.
  • In collaboration with Communications staff and library colleagues, curate digital displays of new materials/collections in public areas and make use of social media tools and outlets to promote image resources, collections, and services.
  • Contribute to developments in the field of librarianship through active professional engagement and independent scholarship consistent with a library faculty appointment.
  • Promote the Libraries' culture of diversity and inclusion, and support the values outlined in Indiana University Bloomington's Campus Strategic Plan and the Libraries' Diversity Strategic Plan (https://libraries.indiana.edu/file/diversity-strategic-plan-20162017pdf).

 

Qualifications

Required:

  • ALA-accredited Master's degree in Library Science (MLS) or equivalent education or experience or a graduate degree or equivalent experience in an art, architecture, art history, or design field.
  • Experience in information/visual literacy instruction, including knowledge of instructional design, pedagogy, and assessment principles for effective information/visual literacy instruction.
  • Evidence of strong user engagement and a public service orientation.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and build working relationships with campus colleagues.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work well with a diverse population of faculty, students, and academic colleagues.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver in-person and online reference and research support.
  • Knowledge of image-based digital asset management systems such as JSTOR Forum (formerly ARTstor Shared Shelf), Luna, CONTENTdm, or open-source alternatives.
  • Knowledge of digital imaging standards and best practices for archival digitization of images and three-dimensional image capture.
  • Knowledge of, enthusiasm for, and experience in the application of new technologies in the evolving academic information environment.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the values of diversity and the importance of inclusion as demonstrated through a commitment to apply and incorporate the differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization (https://libraries.indiana.edu/file/indiana-university-libraries-diversity-strategic-plan-pdf)
  • Ability to meet the requirements of a tenure or tenure-track position at the IU Libraries (https://libraries.indiana.edu/file/promotion-and-tenure-criteria-iub-librarians-pdf )

Preferred:

  • Two or more years of experience in an academic/research library or in a visual resources or museum setting.
  • Familiarity with the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF).
  • Experience working on projects with software development teams.
  • Familiarity with concepts of digital scholarship.
  • Knowledge and understanding of key issues and trends that affect academic libraries and higher education.
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Supervisory experience.

 

Salary and Benefits

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

 

To Apply

Applications received by Friday, May 10, 2019, will be given full consideration.   The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources, Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 205, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 - Phone: 812-855-8196 - Fax: 812-855-2576 - Email: libpers@indiana.edu.

 

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

 

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

 

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Assistant Professor, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX

College of Professional Education

Department:  School of Library and Information Studies

Title:  Assistant Professor

Job Code:  IRC 24057

Date Closed:  Please submit applications by May 4th, 2019

 

Position:

The School of Library and Information Studies invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position. The faculty vacancy is a 9-month position with optional summer employment. The school seeks outstanding applicants to teach in library science, with specialty in the areas of school librarianship and information technology.  The school supports curricula for students in the College of Professional Education, College of Health Sciences and the College of Nursing, including a dual master's degree in Library Science and Health Studies and a minor in Library Science for doctoral students in other disciplines.

 

The School of Library and Information Studies, one of four departments in the College of Professional Education, is committed to excellence in graduate education.   Currently, there are 13 FTE faculty lines. The School of Library and Information Studies at Texas Woman's University offers the oldest continuously-accredited Master's degree program in the Southwest. In addition, the School offers preparation for certification in school librarianship.  The Master's degree programs are available entirely online.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Teach courses in the areas of Library Science at the master's level
  • Advise students
  • Maintain an active research agenda and publish in journals relevant to the discipline
  • Actively serve on department, college, and university committees
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues on campus and in the community
  • Maintain regular weekly office hours at work on Denton Campus.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate (ABD considered) in Library and Information Studies or related discipline
  • Current teaching certification in school librarianship
  • Experience with instructional design and integrating technology into K-12 curriculum as a school librarian
  • Strong potential for excellence in using technology and teaching graduate courses online
  • Strong potential for research and scholarship
  • Willingness to participate in service activities of the program, department, college, university, and professional community.

 

About Texas Woman's University:

Texas Woman's University occupies a notable position in higher education as the nation's largest university primarily for Women.  Established in 1901, TWU is a doctoral/research­ intensive public university which emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences as well as specialized and professional studies in business, nursing, health sciences, and education.  The College of Arts and Sciences, with over thirty percent of TWU's graduate and undergraduate population of

 

15,100 prepares students for success in a global world.  TWU operates three campuses: Houston, Dallas, and the main campus in Denton (population 136,000), located 35 miles north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area.  This metroplex, the nation's ninth largest urban center, has world-class museums, orchestras, opera, ballet, and theater, as well as an array of professional and collegiate sports venues. Additional information about the University is available at http://www.twu.edu.

 

Application Process:

Interested persons should electronically submit a letter of application, current curriculum vita, copies of transcripts, and at least three reference names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses to facultyjobs@twu.edu (email header or subject line must include the job title and Job Code - IRC 24057.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

 

Questions about the position may be directed to:  Dr. Ling Hwey Jeng, SLIS Director, at LJeng@twu.edu or 940-898-2607.

 

Texas Woman's University strives to provide an educational environment that affirms the rights and dignity of each individual, fosters diversity, and encourages a respect for the differences among persons. Discrimination or harassment of any kind is considered inappropriate.

 

Texas Woman's University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran's status, or against qualified disabled persons.

 

"All positions at Texas Woman's University are deemed security sensitive requiring background checks."

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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, Public Services

Location: Lynnwood
Pay Range: $24.84 - $34.04 Hourly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 16529

Closing Date: April 17, 2019

The Library Associate position performs a variety of tasks including general reference, programming, and provides training to customers in basic library skills and resolves technical problems.

This full-time position will work a Tuesday - Saturday schedule with morning, afternoon, and evening shifts. Successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs including working Sundays.


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.

 

Library Associate, Public Services

Location: Mountlake Terrace
Pay Range: $24.84 - $34.04 Hourly
Hours per week: 15
Job Requisition: 16543

Closing Date: April 16, 2019

The Library Associate position performs a variety of tasks including general reference, programming, and provides training to customers in basic library skills and resolves technical problems.

This part-time position includes working every Saturday and Sunday with availability on weekdays in mornings, afternoons, and evenings. 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.

 

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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(Probation/Tenure Track) Assistant Professor, Clarion University, Clarion, PA

The Department of Information and Library Science welcomes applications to teach in its ALA-accredited Master's of Information and Library Science Program, as well as in the undergraduate program at Clarion University. There is potential to collaborate on emerging degree programs. Most teaching responsibilities are in the online teaching environment. Candidate should demonstrate teaching and research capabilities in one or more areas of library and information science. In addition to teaching responsibilities, duties include: academic advisement; scholarship; and contributions to the development of the department, School of Information Sciences is in the College of Business and Information Sciences, and the University.

 

Required Qualifications

  • Doctorate in Library/Information Science or related field with an ALA-accredited master's degree in Library/Information Science. International equivalent to master's degree acceptable.
  • Applicants must complete a successful on campus interview, including a teaching demonstration and presentation of research and professional goals.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated teaching ability, especially in the online environment.
  • Ability to teach and research in the areas of organization of information, cataloging, metadata, digital resource management, digital preservation, and/or knowledge management. 
  • Ability to teach in the field of informatics, i.e.health, business, cultural heritage, etc.
  • Experience in applications of informatics in the public library setting.

 

Review of applicants will begin on April 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Applications must include: current vita, cover letter, official transcript of the highest degree earned (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for review purposes) and names and contact information of three professional references.

 

Application Instructions

Prior to employment the successful candidate will be required to obtain and submit current clearances from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, Pennsylvania State Police and the FBI.

Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.clarion.edu

 

Clarion University of Pennsylvania is committed to equal employment and equal educational opportunities for all individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or other classifications that are protected under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other pertinent state and federal laws and regulations. Direct equal opportunity inquiries to the Director of Social Equity, Clarion University of Pennsylvania Carrier Administration Building, Clarion, PA 16214-1232. E-mail asalsgiver@clarion.edu or phone 814-393-2109.

 

 

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Archivist, University of Alaska at Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK

The Alaska & Polar Regions Collections and Archives Department (APRCA) of the Elmer E. Rasmuson Library is accepting applications for an Archivist to develop, manage, and promote manuscript and archival collections at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF).



Reporting to the Director of Libraries, the Archivist is responsible for records of the University of Alaska and for identifying, acquiring and managing additional manuscript and photograph collections predominantly relating to Alaskan peoples, political life, history, and culture.



The Archivist will collaborate with colleagues in the department, university, and the larger scholarly community in developing services and programs that promote the collections. 



Duties and Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with other unit heads and attend unit heads, department and library management team meetings.
  • As needed in conjunction with staff, provide professional research and reference services to researchers and the public.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Supervisory responsibilities:
    • Hire, supervise, conduct annual evaluations, foster development, initiate corrective action and progressive discipline, and direct work activities of department staff.
  • Outreach activities and identification of funding sources:
    • Promote archives collections to the public and potential users through university courses, public events, online and physical exhibits, library displays, social media, and other relevant methods. Identify funding sources, and prepare and submit grant proposals that promote collection development, preservation, processing, digitization, interpretation and programming for archives and special collections.
    • Direct successful grant proposals.
  • Archivist duties:
    • Identify, select, and acquire manuscript and archival materials related to Arctic and Antarctic regions, to Alaska history, politics, and culture, and to the University of Alaska, applying subject knowledge, knowledge of holdings, and archival appraisal standards.
    • Work with and cultivate relationships with donors and dealers to further collecting interests.
    • Ensure accurate record-keeping for gifts and acquisitions.
    • Formulate, implement and evaluate policies and procedures involving security, collection development, preservation, processing, access, and outreach activities relating to archival and special collections, applying knowledge of privacy and copyright law, best practices and professional archival standards.
    • Coordinate descriptive practices and access tools for archival material with other library departments and IT staff.
    • Identify, plan, and implement new services as needed.
    • Research current trends in using information technology in special collections and archives, and identify priorities for digitization.
    • Participate in state, regional, national and/or international professional activities consistent with the mission of the Alaska and Polar Regions Collection & Archives department.
    • Travel as needed for professional development and service, including conferences and workshops.



Required Qualifications
  • ALA-accredited master's degree in library and information science, or graduate degree in archival studies, history or a related field with library or archives experience. Minimum three years professional experience in archives, with progressive responsibilities.
  • Minimum three years of direct supervisory responsibilities.
  • Familiarity with current issues and trends in archives and special collections.
  • Familiarity with archival standards including DACS and EAD.
  • Knowledge of personnel management techniques and practices, including training, hiring, evaluating, and progressive discipline.
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use integrated library systems.
  • Knowledge of privacy rights and copyright issues.
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds.  Willingness to travel within and outside the state at times.



Preferred Qualifications
  • ACA certification.
  • Experience with public programs, exhibits and outreach.
  • Knowledge of CuadraSTAR SKCA (Star Knowledge Center for Archives) archives management software.
  • Fiscal management experience, including management of grants and gifts.
  • Course work in Alaskan or Polar history/anthropology/political science.



About this position:



This is a full-time, Grade 82, minimum $34.45 hourly, DOE, 12-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package. This position is open until filled with the initial application review taking place on April 19th, 2019.   To ensure your application is considered, apply by 11:55 pm, 4/18/2019.  Applications received after this date may not be considered. A complete application will include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references.



Assistance:
If you need assistance applying to this posting, please contact Rasmuson Library Human Resources at 907-474-6696. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application and screening process should contact UAF Human Resources office at 907-474-7700.



Background Check: The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.



Probationary Period: Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment.   During the probationary period, employment maybe terminated for no reason or any reason.  Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.



Training Policy:
It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at:



Tobacco-Free Campus:
UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus. For more information, please go to:



Notice of Nondiscrimination:
The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution.  The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission
and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at



ADVERTISED:
29 Mar 2019  Alaskan Daylight Time





About the University of Alaska at Fairbanks


APRCA provides exceptional resources for the study of Northern history with more than 150,000 monograph and serial volumes, 11,000 rare books and maps, 20,000 linear feet of archives and manuscripts, 1 million photographs, tens of thousands of historical films and videotapes, and more than 11,000 hours of oral history recordings.


Founded in 1917, UAF is a land-sea-space grant institution and the senior campus of the University of Alaska system, with over 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students.



Located just 200 miles (320 km) south of the Arctic Circle, UAF's research is world renowned, most notably in Arctic biology, Arctic engineering, geophysics, supercomputing and Alaska Native studies. In addition to the scenic Fairbanks campus, UAF encompasses six branch campuses that provide educational opportunities throughout the state. The University of Alaska Museum of the North is located on the Fairbanks campus. UAF libraries advance the university's mission through education and the creation, acquisition, management, preservation and dissemination of information resources. The vision of UAF libraries is to: promote information literacy; maximize information access and delivery to the UAF community, Alaska and others; and be the library of choice for researchers on Alaska and the circumpolar North.

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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 April 22nd, 2019. 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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Assistant Professor of Library and Information Science, Chicago State University, Chicago, IL

Job Description

Responsibilities include teaching in two or more of the following areas: organization of information, metadata, cataloging and classification, information storage and retrieval, integrated library systems.


Must be able to teach one or more of the core courses (foundations, organization of information, reference and user services, information technology and/or research methods). Must be able to teach effectively in an online environment and be willing to participate actively in assessment activities.


All faculty positions are governed by the tenets of a collective bargaining agreement. Faculty are hired, evaluated, retained, promoted, and tenured on the basis of conditions covered in the union contract. Primary duties include teaching and related activities assigned during a 9- or 12-month year. It is expected that each faculty member engages in all three activities of teaching, research/creative activities and service.



  • Teaching: Faculty members are expected to teach 4 to 8 courses per year; develop syllabi and teaching materials related to courses taught; and collaborate with other faculty in the maintenance of the program and development of new courses and/or programs. In addition, faculty advise students, participate in professional development activities, as well as engage in assessment activities related to accreditation and program evaluation.

  • Research: Faculty members are expected to engage in research and/or creative activity germane to an academic discipline, which results in submission and publication of works in refereed, professional and/or general readership publications; submit and receive externally awarded grants; submit proposals for presentations at academic and professional conferences; and/or engage in creative pursuits if in a creative, performing or theatrical arts discipline.

  • Service: Faculty members are expected to serve on committees, programs, and/or special task forces at the department, college, university, professional and community levels; assume leadership roles over time and as they increase in rank. These activities are not for compensation and have a relationship to the employee's assigned responsibilities and to the university.



Required Education

  • Earned terminal degree from an accredited university in Library Science/Information Science or related discipline at time of appointment;
  • Meets or capable of meeting tenure and/or rank requirements from the Library Science discipline as defined by the collective bargaining unit;
  • Record of scholarly research and/or creative activity in the discipline.



Preferred Qualifications

  • A Ph.D. in Library and Information Science
  • An ALA-accredited Master's degree
  • Professional library experience
  • A strong research and teaching record appropriate to rank
  • Ability to design and deliver courses in a variety of formats, including distance learning.



To Apply

Interested applicants are invited to submit applications to the following link:

https://chicagostate.peopleadmin.com/postings/10789



About Chicago State University


Chicago State University is a fully accredited (HLC), urban-mission, minority serving institution of approximately 5,000 students. It offers 37 undergraduate programs, 24 graduate and professional degree-granting programs, six certificate programs, and two doctoral degrees. The Information Studies Department is in the College of Education. The College of Education is accredited by NCATE. The Library and Information Science program is in Candidacy for initial accreditation with the American Library Association and its faculty is expected to contribute to this effort. 

 

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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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Research Metrics Librarian, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

The Ruth Lilly Medical Library (RLML) seeks an enthusiastic, flexible, proactive, service-oriented, and innovative individual for the position of Research Metrics Librarian in Indianapolis, IN. This newly-created position will work as part of RLML's Research & Translational Sciences team to assist individuals and groups in their understanding, assessment, and reporting of impactful outcomes of research and clinical care efforts across Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM).

 

This role provides advisory services for faculty, students, and staff such as: developing successful publishing and dissemination strategies, managing or tracking publications, measuring or assessing research impact through metrics by discipline, and communicating research metrics for IUSM recruitment and retention.

 

This is a tenure-track position that reports to the Assistant Director for Research and Translational Sciences.

 

IUSM is the nation's largest medical school with nine campuses throughout Indiana. This school is one of the nation's premiere medical schools and is an innovative leader in medical education, research, and clinical care.

 

Please visit http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/7624 to view the full job description. Application materials (cover letter and CV) should be sent to the Search Committee: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/7624

Applications will be reviewed beginning April 30, 2019.  Position is open until filled.

Salary minimum: $55,000

Indiana University School of Medicine is an EEO/AA Employer, M/F/D/V

 

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Lecturer, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Department of Library and Information Studies invites applications for a full-time lecturer position. This is a non-tenure, nine-month appointment with a one-year renewable contract. Lecturers have assigned responsibilities in teaching and service. The position will be effective August 1, 2019 and salary is commensurate with qualifications. Summer teaching is normally available as an option. Review of applications will begin on April 5, 2019 and will continue until the position is successfully filled. 



Responsibilities:

  • High caliber online and face-to-teaching as well as service in Library and Information Studies related fields will be considered.
  • Teaching courses in undergraduate and/or graduate courses
  • Community engagement and service to the Department, School, and University



The ideal candidate will have:

  • A Masters from an American Library Association (ALA) Accredited Program
  • Experience in teaching in online environments
  • Appropriate face-to-face teaching excellence

 

For the full position announcement and to apply please see here:

https://spartantalent.uncg.edu/postings/13564



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 Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

 

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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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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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